2011 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

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Re: 2011 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby westab » Tue Dec 13, 2011 11:44 pm

schurms wrote:
Livetoride wrote:Are we going again next year.....


I am out - it is a bit unfair given the distance of my commute, and that I am a 5 day a week commuter.

Just going to track my K's in Bike Journal. But it has been fun - Never realised how many k's I do until I actually started logging my rides.


Hope so - It has been motivating and fun. I am clinging onto the front page and hope to stay there.

schurms - not unfair at all (i too am a five day a week with less kms) - you do the k's you should take the glory (or whatever it is) :D
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Re: 2011 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby Livetoride » Wed Dec 14, 2011 12:55 pm

westab wrote:
schurms wrote:
Livetoride wrote:Are we going again next year.....


I am out - it is a bit unfair given the distance of my commute, and that I am a 5 day a week commuter.

Just going to track my K's in Bike Journal. But it has been fun - Never realised how many k's I do until I actually started logging my rides.


Hope so - It has been motivating and fun. I am clinging onto the front page and hope to stay there.

schurms - not unfair at all (i too am a five day a week with less kms) - you do the k's you should take the glory (or whatever it is) :D


+1 stay and give us all a target to chase :D
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Re: 2011 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby gretaboy » Wed Dec 14, 2011 2:13 pm

schurms wrote: I am out - it is a bit unfair given the distance of my commute, and that I am a 5 day a week commuter.


off topic maybe..but..what is your usual commute length and what sort of time do you do it in? How long you been riding such distances?
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Re: 2011 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby Aushiker » Sun Dec 18, 2011 11:18 am

Livetoride wrote:Are we going again next year.....


I am pulling the pin on Endomondo at year end, but of course anyone can set up a challenge if they wish. Why not do it yourself if there is interest? Easy as.

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Re: 2011 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby Livetoride » Mon Dec 19, 2011 8:25 am

Aushiker wrote:
Livetoride wrote:Are we going again next year.....


I am pulling the pin on Endomondo at year end, but of course anyone can set up a challenge if they wish. Why not do it yourself if there is interest? Easy as.

Andrew


No drama mate, if anyone else is interested we can keep this going, any thoughts folks....
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Re: 2011 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby jasonc » Mon Dec 19, 2011 8:52 am

Livetoride wrote:No drama mate, if anyone else is interested we can keep this going, any thoughts folks....


am happy to. i'll be using endomondo as I know quite a few people who also use it. If it's on, I'll join.
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Re: 2011 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby Kenzo » Mon Dec 19, 2011 9:22 am

jasonc wrote:
Livetoride wrote:No drama mate, if anyone else is interested we can keep this going, any thoughts folks....


am happy to. i'll be using endomondo as I know quite a few people who also use it. If it's on, I'll join.

Will join in - but have no idea how it works (have not read more than ten posts in this thread)...
Moving house this week.. will mean a better commute than the measely 3kms each way I'm doing now.
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Re: 2011 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby jasonc » Mon Dec 19, 2011 9:23 am

Kenzo wrote:Will join in - but have no idea how it works (have not read more than ten posts in this thread)...
Moving house this week.. will mean a better commute than the measely 3kms each way I'm doing now.


msg me and i'll talk you through it
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Re: 2011 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby Kenzo » Mon Dec 19, 2011 9:37 am

OK - got it - someone will start a 'challenge'.
I will log transport oriented rides as 'Cycling Transport' using the 'workout type'... and the numbers build up! :wink:
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Re: 2011 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby Livetoride » Mon Dec 19, 2011 9:44 am

If we get enough people keen on re-running the challenge I'll set it up and we can from there.
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Re: 2011 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby westab » Mon Dec 19, 2011 10:48 am

I have enjoted it this year and am happy to go again. Endomondo I have found is easy to use even for a computer / tech. unco like me.
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Re: 2011 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby Livetoride » Mon Dec 19, 2011 12:47 pm

Right, its open (I think), so if your keen, join in.

Challenge:
2012 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

http://www.bicycles.net.au/forums/viewtopic.php?f=41&t=47627
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Re: 2011 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby TailWind » Mon Dec 19, 2011 1:36 pm

Livetoride wrote:Right, its open (I think), so if your keen, join in.

Challenge:
2012 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

http://www.bicycles.net.au/forums/viewtopic.php?f=41&t=47627


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Re: 2011 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby Mugglechops » Wed Dec 21, 2011 4:08 pm

I will join again. Hoping I can commute a bit more next year.
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Re: 2011 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby cavebear2 » Wed Dec 28, 2011 12:23 am

Hmmm, my normal commute is a 10.4 km round trip. :wink: :lol:

I must say that having commute km as less than 20% of my total keeps life relatively interesting. I would hate to have to use commuting km to build a total, rather boring way to do it I'd say. Mind you, that's not to say I don't use a bike instead of a car for every possible reason. :D :D
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Re: 2011 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby Cardy George » Wed Dec 28, 2011 7:41 am

cavebear2 wrote:I would hate to have to use commuting km to build a total, rather boring way to do it I'd say.


I wouldn't say it was that bad, two thirds of my total is made up of commuting to and from work. I don't live in suburbia though, river scenery is much nicer to ride through.
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2011 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby Kenzo » Wed Dec 28, 2011 8:11 am

cavebear2 wrote:Hmmm, my normal commute is a 10.4 km round trip. :wink: :lol:

I must say that having commute km as less than 20% of my total keeps life relatively interesting. I would hate to have to use commuting km to build a total, rather boring way to do it I'd say. Mind you, that's not to say I don't use a bike instead of a car for every possible reason. :D :D

I know some people who think the same but the other kms they do is the same river loop every Wednesday and the same Bay loop every Saturday... Hardly interesting for them... Social riding is the difference. Commuting usually has no social aspect to it and for many this is the reason why commuting becomes less interesting.
Out of this boredom, Commuter Cup Racing is born :-)
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Re: 2011 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby schurms » Wed Dec 28, 2011 6:14 pm

cavebear2 wrote:Hmmm, my normal commute is a 10.4 km round trip. :wink: :lol:

I must say that having commute km as less than 20% of my total keeps life relatively interesting. I would hate to have to use commuting km to build a total, rather boring way to do it I'd say. Mind you, that's not to say I don't use a bike instead of a car for every possible reason. :D :D


My take is everyone's situation is different and whether the K's are classified as "commute" or "Training" they still count towards overall fitness. 2/3 rds of my k's are commute and I reckon I am a lot fitter, and more road aware "weekend" roadie for it. Oh and my normal commute is 80ks round trip . :D
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Re: 2011 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby jasonc » Thu Dec 29, 2011 9:05 am

and i'm back in P12 :D
no chance of me catching "Paul Jackson" but was happy to get in front of Rhubarb!
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Re: 2011 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby Rhubarb » Thu Dec 29, 2011 9:16 am

jasonc wrote: but was happy to get in front of Rhubarb!


No glory in that I can assure you :)
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Re: 2011 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby jasonc » Thu Dec 29, 2011 9:25 am

Rhubarb wrote:
jasonc wrote: but was happy to get in front of Rhubarb!


No glory in that I can assure you :)


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Re: 2011 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby cavebear2 » Thu Dec 29, 2011 3:09 pm

cavebear2 wrote:commute km as less than 20%

Miscalculation there, cause it's actually less than 10% of my yearly km.
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2011 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby Kenzo » Thu Dec 29, 2011 4:27 pm

I think in 2012, my commute Kms will represent 90% or more of my total.
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Re: 2011 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby Mulger bill » Sun Jan 01, 2012 7:13 pm

Seeing as it's the New Year, I've removed the glue. This thread will descend down the list as the 2012 thraed takes over.

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