Mt Coot-tha training

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Re: Mt Coot-tha training

Postby Lukeyboy » Sun Apr 27, 2014 4:44 pm

jasonc wrote:hurt box this morning. 100% with an 11-25 on the back


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Re: Mt Coot-tha training

Postby jasonc » Sun Apr 27, 2014 5:06 pm

You're not nice Luke :oops:

scott - that was my fastest time this year. spinning for me is going too slow.

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Re: Mt Coot-tha training

Postby GeoffInBrisbane » Tue Apr 29, 2014 1:20 pm

Each to his own I guess. My stick legs are happiest when I use girly gears and spin up. Average cadence for the segment for me is almost always 80rpm +/- 1rpm.
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Re: Mt Coot-tha training

Postby Lukeyboy » Tue Apr 29, 2014 7:09 pm

jasonc wrote:You're not nice Luke :oops:



:twisted: :twisted:

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Re: Mt Coot-tha training

Postby cancan64 » Sun May 04, 2014 1:06 pm

Well all that Mt Coot-tha training came to the crunch today...my PB was 10:36 and my aim was to be under 10min ...ended up with 9:46 (wind unassisted)...was a nightmare at the start of the climb...all those bikes and they were all over the place..so thats me for the year now
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Re: Mt Coot-tha training

Postby jasonc » Sun May 04, 2014 2:08 pm

cancan64 wrote:Well all that Mt Coot-tha training came to the crunch today...my PB was 10:36 and my aim was to be under 10min ...ended up with 9:46 (wind unassisted)...was a nightmare at the start of the climb...all those bikes and they were all over the place..so thats me for the year now


well done!

that wind and the cold weather was a killer. I was 30 seconds off where i wanted to be and a minute off my PB

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Re: Mt Coot-tha training

Postby InTheWoods » Sun May 04, 2014 4:43 pm

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cancan64 wrote:Well all that Mt Coot-tha training came to the crunch today...my PB was 10:36 and my aim was to be under 10min ...ended up with 9:46 (wind unassisted)...was a nightmare at the start of the climb...all those bikes and they were all over the place..so thats me for the year now


well done!

that wind and the cold weather was a killer. I was 30 seconds off where i wanted to be and a minute off my PB


Damn! So was it the wind before you got there, or was there a big headwind going up the hill?

How was the ferry and all out that way?

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Re: Mt Coot-tha training

Postby cancan64 » Sun May 04, 2014 5:07 pm

Worst of the wind was heading to the ferry... but it was cool crossing the River.. it was a good ride and u found it harder than last week's noosa century. .. nearly the same km if you count the Commute to the start and back

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Re: Mt Coot-tha training

Postby jasonc » Sun May 04, 2014 8:24 pm

InTheWoods wrote:Damn! So was it the wind before you got there, or was there a big headwind going up the hill?

How was the ferry and all out that way?


ITW - it's a ride you wouldn't do - too unsafe for you.
it was cold and windy. cold lungs aren't good to climb with. neither are could legs. then the wind hit.

just not my day.

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Re: Mt Coot-tha training

Postby InTheWoods » Mon May 05, 2014 7:12 am

?? Too unsafe ?

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Re: Mt Coot-tha training

Postby jasonc » Mon May 05, 2014 7:23 am

InTheWoods wrote:?? Too unsafe ?


for you? yes. for me? no.

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Re: Mt Coot-tha training

Postby GeoffInBrisbane » Mon May 05, 2014 7:30 am

Would have been lovely if it weren't for the wind. Couple of scary gusts, especially on the ICB and out towards Moggil. Energy sapping headwinds a lot of the rest of the time. After the ferry I gave it a bit of a hit on the tailwind section before flagging a bit - luckily a guy caught me and we went from there to the tennis centre together, then he started to pull away (but later cramped up, unfortunately). So thank you to him, he dragged me along the second half a decent clip quicker than I would have otherwise done.
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Re: Mt Coot-tha training

Postby clydesmcdale » Mon May 05, 2014 9:01 am

That wind sucked. Even though I'm heavy at 95kg I was still feeling cross wind gusts all day pushing my 50mm front wheel. Lighter riders on deep wheels must have been puckering every time a gust came past. Set a PB up Coot-tha (not hard as I've only done it 3 times). Did not expect that amount of hills post Coot-tha either. The elevation profile was a lie!!!

Was a good ride after the ferry. Except when 1 of my group had a crash going over the rail tracks. He was OK and we pushed on. I started cramping up Cemetery Hill and limped home.

Good ride, but tough day in the wind.

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Re: Mt Coot-tha training

Postby jasonc » Tue Jul 22, 2014 8:59 am

probably worth posting in this thread.

I did 10 laps (+ 1 extra for fun) on saturday for the first time ever (and probably the last)

Not my ride, buy check this out:

http://www.strava.com/activities/150833778

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Re: Mt Coot-tha training

Postby jasonc » Wed Sep 10, 2014 8:36 am

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a few months ahead of last year

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Re: Mt Coot-tha training

Postby DTdotcom » Wed Sep 10, 2014 10:05 am

Yeah well done mate, so consistent with ur visits, respect.

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Re: Mt Coot-tha training

Postby jasonc » Wed Sep 10, 2014 10:38 am

Dimma wrote:Yeah well done mate, so consistent with ur visits, respect.


not as consistent with you on gravatt.

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Re: Mt Coot-tha training

Postby Lukeyboy » Wed Sep 10, 2014 12:30 pm

Need to train harder than that for this weekend jason :P

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Re: Mt Coot-tha training

Postby jasonc » Wed Sep 10, 2014 12:37 pm

Lukeyboy wrote:Need to train harder than that for this weekend jason :P


1 is all i've got :oops:

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Re: Mt Coot-tha training

Postby Lukeyboy » Wed Sep 10, 2014 1:13 pm

A crit at Muzz in the morning and a road race at Elimbah on the arvo the day before is all the training I need :P

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Re: Mt Coot-tha training

Postby singlespeedscott » Wed Sep 10, 2014 9:58 pm

What times the race at Elimbah? I may come for a sticky beak and a g'day, being it's only 1km from home.
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Re: Mt Coot-tha training

Postby jasonc » Wed Nov 26, 2014 9:21 am

120 climbs of the back for the year.

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Re: Mt Coot-tha training

Postby cancan64 » Wed Nov 26, 2014 9:23 am

I am only 1 digit behind you Jason with 12 climbs
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Re: Mt Coot-tha training

Postby InTheWoods » Wed Nov 26, 2014 1:46 pm

I'm only one digit behind cancan with 1 climb.

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Re: Mt Coot-tha training

Postby jasonc » Thu Dec 04, 2014 9:28 am

132 coot-tha backs for the year after this morning

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