First 100km

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First 100km

Postby pagey » Sun Sep 26, 2010 7:23 pm

It was a wonderful spring day in Melbourne today and I headed out for my usual Sunday ride. I think it was a combination of the great weather and some fresh legs but whatever it was I turned into Forest Gump.

Everything went right - weather, legs were great, nutrition spot on and I can now tick off my first solo 100km.

How good is cycling!
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Re: First 100km

Postby ratter » Sun Sep 26, 2010 8:04 pm

Congrats, I did my 1st 100 klms a couple of months back and I know how you feel.
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Re: First 100km

Postby Chops » Sun Sep 26, 2010 9:30 pm

Good stuff.

How did you find your speed was over the course of the ride? Did you hit a wall at any point?
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Re: First 100km

Postby foo on patrol » Mon Sep 27, 2010 5:43 am

How good is cycling you ask?

It's bloody great, good effort on your ride! :)
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Re: First 100km

Postby brades68 » Mon Sep 27, 2010 9:58 am

Congrats Pagey, first 100 is done, now what's next? 160? 200? more :shock:

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Re: First 100km

Postby Grant W » Mon Sep 27, 2010 11:24 am

Good one Pagey,

LOL my first 100+ was 120 km pushed too hard and hit the wall with 35km from home. When I eventually got there I could hardly stand my eyes were completly bloodshot and the wife yelling "where the &^*&%%^& have you been" :?

Only intended to go out for 70k's but felt good.............Should always take something to eat!!!!! :mrgreen:

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Re: First 100km

Postby pagey » Mon Sep 27, 2010 4:18 pm

How did you find your speed was over the course of the ride? Did you hit a wall at any point?


I averaged 32km/h and felt pretty fresh afterward. A little tired in the legs today though.

The next challenge is the ATB 250km in a couple of weeks. Hoping to grab on to a few bunches to make it a bit easier. We should set up a forum bunch
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Re: First 100km

Postby BarryTas » Mon Sep 27, 2010 4:48 pm

pagey wrote:
How did you find your speed was over the course of the ride? Did you hit a wall at any point?


I averaged 32km/h and felt pretty fresh afterward. A little tired in the legs today though.

The next challenge is the ATB 250km in a couple of weeks. Hoping to grab on to a few bunches to make it a bit easier. We should set up a forum bunch


^%$%^%$*%$ that is a mean average :shock: good work !!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: First 100km

Postby Chops » Mon Sep 27, 2010 7:55 pm

pagey wrote:
How did you find your speed was over the course of the ride? Did you hit a wall at any point?


I averaged 32km/h and felt pretty fresh afterward. A little tired in the legs today though.

The next challenge is the ATB 250km in a couple of weeks. Hoping to grab on to a few bunches to make it a bit easier. We should set up a forum bunch


That's a damn good effort for your first 100k's.
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Re: First 100km

Postby Petrol » Wed Sep 29, 2010 9:30 am

Grant W wrote:Good one Pagey,

LOL my first 100+ was 120 km pushed too hard and hit the wall with 35km from home. When I eventually got there I could hardly stand my eyes were completly bloodshot and the wife yelling "where the &^*&%%^& have you been" :?

Only intended to go out for 70k's but felt good.............Should always take something to eat!!!!! :mrgreen:


THAT'S GOLD. lol. :lol:

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pagey wrote:
How did you find your speed was over the course of the ride? Did you hit a wall at any point?


I averaged 32km/h and felt pretty fresh afterward. A little tired in the legs today though.

The next challenge is the ATB 250km in a couple of weeks. Hoping to grab on to a few bunches to make it a bit easier. We should set up a forum bunch


That's a damn good effort for your first 100k's.


Awesome work mate. That's a great average indeed.

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Re: First 100km

Postby pagey » Wed Sep 29, 2010 3:32 pm

Some clarification on my riding time. I have been racing MTB enduros for a few years and have just got into road riding over the last 9 months.

I never thought I would enjoy it this much - I've now signed up to Caufield Carnegie to do some crits and road races
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Re: First 100km

Postby Mustang » Wed Sep 29, 2010 7:08 pm

pagey wrote:
How did you find your speed was over the course of the ride? Did you hit a wall at any point?


I averaged 32km/h and felt pretty fresh afterward. A little tired in the legs today though.

The next challenge is the ATB 250km in a couple of weeks. Hoping to grab on to a few bunches to make it a bit easier. We should set up a forum bunch

Still a mean av, well done
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