2014 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

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Re: 2014 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby gretaboy » Thu May 15, 2014 12:06 pm

Winge winge...you lot need to harden up...also cant believe the k's are just around the 5k mark and we are already in the 5th month

just wish I could be commuting still...then we would have seen some distance between first and second

hello by the way hahahahaha
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Re: 2014 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby westab » Thu May 15, 2014 2:31 pm

Hi gretaboy good to see you back posting in this thread.

And hay its only the machines up the front having a winge - us back runners have hardened up (maybe only to soft from super soft). I am already 592km ahead of where I was at the end of May last year with a couple of weeks left to go.

Mate hope the ride on Sunday goes well and is very enjoyable for all - wish I could be there to share in it but I did say to a mate I would help him move 3 months ago - I know where I would rather be.
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Re: 2014 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby jasonc » Thu May 15, 2014 2:39 pm

don't worry, I'm still riding
got done for speeding yesterday. that was a costly commute
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Re: 2014 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby AndreB1972 » Thu May 15, 2014 3:27 pm

westab wrote:And hay its only the machines up the front having a winge...

ha - that's 'cos you're still all in bed when it's cold and raining ;-)
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Re: 2014 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby jasonc » Thu May 15, 2014 3:38 pm

AndreB1972 wrote:
westab wrote:And hay its only the machines up the front having a winge...

ha - that's 'cos you're still all in bed when it's cold and raining ;-)


cold and raining doesn't happen in brissy
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Re: 2014 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby westab » Thu May 15, 2014 3:40 pm

AndreB1972 wrote:
westab wrote:And hay its only the machines up the front having a winge...

ha - that's 'cos you're still all in bed when it's cold and raining ;-)


Not likely - I have three great kids who like distance running - and smashing their Dad, the 2 girls also play netball, the boy soccer, they all swim in squads, and do little A's in the summer.

Bed - your the lucky ones I think I used one of them about .... um..... 5 years ago :lol: :roll: 8) :mrgreen: :wink:
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Re: 2014 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby Releng » Thu May 15, 2014 6:27 pm

gretaboy wrote:Winge winge...you lot need to harden up...


Fair cop, sage advice from one that is immensely qualified to give it. I will shutup and get on with it, the wet and cold and wind is nothing to what some amazing people endure.

Enjoy yourself this weekend.
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Re: 2014 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby TailWind » Fri May 16, 2014 1:27 pm

gretaboy wrote:Winge winge...you lot need to harden up...also cant believe the k's are just around the 5k mark and we are already in the 5th month

just wish I could be commuting still...then we would have seen some distance between first and second

hello by the way hahahahaha

Hey Stu,

Good to hear from you!
Yeah, we're slacking off - don't have you taunting us from P1 anymore to spur us on... :mrgreen:

Hope all's well your side!
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Re: 2014 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby gretaboy » Thu May 22, 2014 11:10 am

TailWind wrote:Hey Stu,

Good to hear from you!
Yeah, we're slacking off - don't have you taunting us from P1 anymore to spur us on... :mrgreen:

Hope all's well your side!


TW...I am getting there slowly...life at home isnt easy, really highlights what I have lost in functionality. My energy levels are very low also which results in me being fatigued a lot.

Am trying to get at least two rides a week in, just piddly 53 k rides but got to start back from somewhere I guess. Got out today and pushed out a 62 k ride, weather was just brilliant for riding.

All up ...life is good :)
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Re: 2014 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby jasonc » Thu May 22, 2014 11:37 am

I continue to hold off TW maintaining P2. Don't know for how much longer. Then again, our winter has started....
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Re: 2014 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby poohkies » Sat May 24, 2014 11:54 am

jasonc wrote:
AndreB1972 wrote:If your're doing 1k each month, then it's only 2 weeks riding and you're back in the mix...it only takes a business trip, someone getting a bit sick or something like that, to lose some time, so stick at it.

Releng wrote: With an average morning temp of about 5 in Hobart, including a 2.4 last week


Brisbane is awesome for winter commutes, so I think Jason and I have a bit of an advantage there. I come from colder winters, so it's really nice to be able to ride through winter without too much extra layering, but most of my commute is in the dark so that's not so great.


+1

I grew up in Melbourne, but the winter mornings are colder here than in Melbourne - I get zero at my place.



well from being in the tropics for 15 years theres no way in hell i'm getting up to ride it's way to cold :P bring on spring and summer
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Re: 2014 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby gretaboy » Fri Jun 06, 2014 7:41 am

@westab....be afraid, be very afraid hahahaha....I can see you as a speck in front of me and am now pedaling hard to try and catch you
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Re: 2014 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby westab » Tue Jun 10, 2014 11:40 am

gretaboy wrote:@westab....be afraid, be very afraid hahahaha....I can see you as a speck in front of me and am now pedaling hard to try and catch you


Good to hear mate - come and get me if you can.

Mrs Westab gave me her cold so I have had a few days off but am back at it now. So a few extra long commutes home are in order - especially with you chasing - they better be sooner rather than later.
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Re: 2014 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby gretaboy » Sun Jun 22, 2014 6:26 pm

Got to two thousand k's for the year, up to tenth place...what a joke when you think about it compared to last year, but I guess I am just lucky to be still riding :)

The challenge is still motivating me :)
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Re: 2014 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby westab » Mon Jun 23, 2014 11:19 am

gretaboy wrote:Got to two thousand k's for the year, up to tenth place...what a joke when you think about it compared to last year, but I guess I am just lucky to be still riding :)

The challenge is still motivating me :)



Mate great work - I'm looking to get to 3000 by the end of the month - with 350+ in one week it is not likely.

Am still trying to target 6000km for the end of the year - so with your improvement you will probably get me.

Good to hear that you are out and about - now it is motivating me to give you someone to chase. (I might even loose those extra few kgs that have magically appeared on my gut).

Enjoy your riding everone :D
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Re: 2014 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby jasonc » Mon Jun 23, 2014 11:32 am

well done gretaboy. keep it up.
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Re: 2014 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby AndreB1972 » Wed Jun 25, 2014 9:01 am

jasonc wrote:30km/h head/side winds this afternoon. cold


You should take a break till the weather clears up. You don't want to get sick now...
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Re: 2014 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby jasonc » Wed Jun 25, 2014 9:14 am

AndreB1972 wrote:
jasonc wrote:30km/h head/side winds this afternoon. cold


You should take a break till the weather clears up. You don't want to get sick now...


I'm more worried about you Andre. you spend a lot of time in the weather. a nice 3 week break would do you wonders.
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Re: 2014 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby westab » Wed Jun 25, 2014 1:48 pm

jasonc wrote:
AndreB1972 wrote:
jasonc wrote:30km/h head/side winds this afternoon. cold


You should take a break till the weather clears up. You don't want to get sick now...


I'm more worried about you Andre. you spend a lot of time in the weather. a nice 3 week break would do you wonders.


All you folks from position 8 to 1 should practice what you preach - all in the interest of health and safety. :mrgreen: :wink:
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Re: 2014 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby oxonabike » Wed Jun 25, 2014 5:23 pm

westab wrote:
All you folks from position 8 to 1 should practice what you preach - all in the interest of health and safety. :mrgreen: :wink:



You might also like to extend that invitation to that bloke creeping up immediately behind you :)

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Re: 2014 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby gretaboy » Wed Jun 25, 2014 9:15 pm

oxonabike wrote:
westab wrote:
All you folks from position 8 to 1 should practice what you preach - all in the interest of health and safety. :mrgreen: :wink:



You might also like to extend that invitation to that bloke creeping up immediately behind you :)

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Yeah...what he said...
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Re: 2014 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby westab » Thu Jun 26, 2014 11:05 am

oxonabike wrote:
westab wrote:
All you folks from position 8 to 1 should practice what you preach - all in the interest of health and safety. :mrgreen: :wink:



You might also like to extend that invitation to that bloke creeping up immediately behind you :)

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Nah he's welcome to get me - I just want to get "Lizzy" first - so she can get run down by MR AWESOME then me. :mrgreen:

Actually I just can't wait for soccer and netball to finish and little a's to start so that more kms can be added to the commuting list. I may be up to 200km a week then.
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Re: 2014 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby Lizzy » Fri Jun 27, 2014 9:49 pm

Ha! I'm defrosting up in HK for a week - just to give you a false sense of security :)
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Re: 2014 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby westab » Tue Jul 01, 2014 3:37 pm

Lizzy wrote:Ha! I'm defrosting up in HK for a week - just to give you a false sense of security :)


Enjoy your time away - one week is good, two would be great, three must be awesome. I know you are already awesome but why not be more so when it is so cold back here.

Rode in this morning like usual - but the temp was down to 2 deg. C was really cold. will be getting the warmer gloves out tonight. Also the traffic was so much less as the school holidays are on here - it also seemed more considerate; I hope that its due to people not being so rushed with heavier traffic rather than parents teaching kids the wrong way to drive.
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Re: 2014 ACF Commuting Challenge (AT) Endomondo

Postby jasonc » Thu Jul 10, 2014 1:42 pm

daddy daughter day tomorrow. looks like i'll hold onto P2, for now.
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