2013 ACF BIKE JOURNAL fit gits on bikes fun comp

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Postby Warnesy » Fri Jan 11, 2013 6:38 pm

I'm in for 4000...I hope
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Postby Aushiker » Fri Jan 11, 2013 11:37 pm

JohnJoyner wrote:As I am extremely technologically challenged... Do you know why my mileage bar is still on the old one? I registered as per your email above yesterday, but it has not changed. I clearly have to do something else, but have no idea what it is.


You need to edit your signature here to include the link pointing to the Satmonkey grapic.

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Postby stinhambo » Sat Jan 12, 2013 12:06 am

I'm in for 6,000km please
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Postby JohnJoyner » Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:50 pm

Aushiker wrote:
JohnJoyner wrote:As I am extremely technologically challenged... Do you know why my mileage bar is still on the old one? I registered as per your email above yesterday, but it has not changed. I clearly have to do something else, but have no idea what it is.


You need to edit your signature here to include the link pointing to the Satmonkey grapic.

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Thanks Andrew.
Hopefully it'll be up & running now.
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Postby Aushiker » Mon Jan 14, 2013 4:56 pm

JohnJoyner wrote:Hopefully it'll be up & running now.


Looks good in the West :)

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Postby Livetoride » Thu Jan 17, 2013 2:34 pm

Member numbers are well down on BJ this year, currently only 291 active members on BJ
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Postby Aushiker » Thu Jan 17, 2013 2:59 pm

Livetoride wrote:Member numbers are well down on BJ this year, currently only 291 active members on BJ


Strava effect?

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Postby Livetoride » Thu Jan 17, 2013 3:17 pm

Aushiker wrote:
Livetoride wrote:Member numbers are well down on BJ this year, currently only 291 active members on BJ


Strava effect?

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I reckon so mate :( shame they didn't move with the demands and needs...
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Postby Aushiker » Thu Jan 17, 2013 7:16 pm

Livetoride wrote:I reckon so mate :( shame they didn't move with the demands and needs...


Yep ... probably not making enough to warrant trying to develop it further.

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Postby darkelf921 » Fri Jan 18, 2013 3:57 pm

I purchased premium from them last year to help them with funds. There are still things in BJ that are not done so well in Strava. So, I use both. I like how it is really easy to see Kms for components at a glance. I think they needed to have a direct upload from GPSes. Without making it easier, they will diminish to be just a niche site, which is a pity.
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Postby Johndec » Sat Jan 19, 2013 2:53 pm

Livetoride wrote:If you want the progress bar in your signature please click here to set it up http://whatsbeef.net/philip/bike/adduser.php. Thanks to Philip for doing this. Any questions about the bar should be posted in this thread.


I've got a question. Who is Philip and how do we get in touch with him to get him to roll the BJ counters over to 2013?
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Postby Livetoride » Mon Jan 21, 2013 12:25 pm

Johndec wrote:
Livetoride wrote:If you want the progress bar in your signature please click here to set it up http://whatsbeef.net/philip/bike/adduser.php. Thanks to Philip for doing this. Any questions about the bar should be posted in this thread.


I've got a question. Who is Philip and how do we get in touch with him to get him to roll the BJ counters over to 2013?


G'day Mate,
Not sure what's happening with BJ, best thing to do is assuming you have set up your BJ account, click this link below and follow the instructions (there's only a few to follow) and once you confirm then, your sig will be up to date. I just did and it was uploaded straight away.

Any problems, let me know mate.

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Postby lordbiggington » Mon Jan 21, 2013 10:20 pm

Howdy,

Just joined and thought I'd try and join but the stat monkey thingy is giving me errors (trying to link to strava). Giving me a runtime exception.

No idea what I'll hit this year as I am up and down with big km's (250-300 some weeks), 50 others. Reckon I'm good for 10k though.

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Postby Aushiker » Mon Jan 21, 2013 11:56 pm

lordbiggington wrote:Howdy,

Just joined and thought I'd try and join but the stat monkey thingy is giving me errors (trying to link to strava). Giving me a runtime exception.


Sound like you have it pointing to Strava and not BikeJournal. There is a box in settings where you need to select one or the other.

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Postby Johndec » Tue Jan 22, 2013 9:50 pm

Thanks LTR. All set up!
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Postby Livetoride » Tue Jan 22, 2013 11:03 pm

Johndec wrote:Thanks LTR. All set up!

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Postby martinjs » Tue Jan 29, 2013 10:00 pm

Semi active still, made my 12,000k's for the year last year and with 76,000k's up since 1997 hope to reach 100,000's in 2 years. Meaning of course my target for this year is another 12,000k's

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Postby gretaboy » Thu Jan 31, 2013 8:50 am

I thought I was doing some decent k's each week...but looking at the top 3 on the BJ list I am impressed

I guess I am just hoping to stay in the top 10 this year
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Postby saintdarth » Thu Jan 31, 2013 6:24 pm

LTR,
Any tips on getting the milage across from bike journal.
I am not that far behind the target.
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Postby Dr_Mutley » Fri Feb 01, 2013 1:51 am

can u put me in for 20,000 please? i will jump on BJ now and try and work out how to set it up :)

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Postby Livetoride » Fri Feb 01, 2013 8:10 am

Dr_Mutley wrote:can u put me in for 20,000 please? i will jump on BJ now and try and work out how to set it up :)

Nice target mate, BJ isn't working too well these days, any problems just let me know.
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Postby Dr_Mutley » Fri Feb 01, 2013 11:30 am

Livetoride wrote:
Dr_Mutley wrote:can u put me in for 20,000 please? i will jump on BJ now and try and work out how to set it up :)

Nice target mate, BJ isn't working too well these days, any problems just let me know.

is there a better (non-strava) way? Or do I have to bite the bullet n join strava! ;-)

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Postby darkelf921 » Fri Feb 01, 2013 1:25 pm

Dr_Mutley wrote:
Livetoride wrote:
Dr_Mutley wrote:can u put me in for 20,000 please? i will jump on BJ now and try and work out how to set it up :)

Nice target mate, BJ isn't working too well these days, any problems just let me know.

is there a better (non-strava) way? Or do I have to bite the bullet n join strava! ;-)


Using BJ and Stats Monkey (link above) works fine. I use both Strava and BJ, for different reasons.
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Postby Dr_Mutley » Fri Feb 01, 2013 2:47 pm

darkelf921 wrote:
Dr_Mutley wrote:
Livetoride wrote:Nice target mate, BJ isn't working too well these days, any problems just let me know.

is there a better (non-strava) way? Or do I have to bite the bullet n join strava! ;-)


Using BJ and Stats Monkey (link above) works fine. I use both Strava and BJ, for different reasons.


thanks mate.... is their an easy way u can just upload your garmin to, or do u have to just manually enter your odometer figure for the year periodically into BJ?
i would consider going to the strava dark side if its a matter of just uploading your garmin to it...

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Postby darkelf921 » Fri Feb 01, 2013 4:10 pm

Dr_Mutley wrote:thanks mate.... is their an easy way u can just upload your garmin to, or do u have to just manually enter your odometer figure for the year periodically into BJ?
i would consider going to the strava dark side if its a matter of just uploading your garmin to it...


Manually is the only option I am aware of with BJ. Strava and Garmin Connect both allow you to simply upload data direct from your Garmin.

In Strava, you can keep all of your rides private, so only you can see them. Or you can keep your place of residence and work private so there is a 500m - 1km radius around it where others cannot see your travels. Distance varies and can only be adjusted by contacting Strava support. They are helpful with this as I had to do it.

I use BJ as I have done for almost two years now. I use GC as it is great for setting myself goals and I can easily share rides with others on FaceBook, etc if I want to (for charity rides and the like). Strava, I use for keeping records of Personal Best times, etc. Strava now keeps record of bike components a lot better. In the past BJ was the best at this but Strava have now done it better. So I can easily see how many kms I have on my chain, tyres, cassette, etc. It's a good maintenance tool making BJ slowly become obsolete. Which is really unfortunate as I really like BJ.

I could pay for Strava and be able to set goals but GC does it for free.

I hope that info helps?
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