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Post by cGr » Wed 17 Feb, 2016 9:32 pm

This is the article I was talking about on the weekend Noel: http://espn.go.com/espn/page2/story?page=stein/090701

I've actually posted it here before, but its still a good read about eating in a big race!

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Post by tipper » Wed 17 Feb, 2016 9:56 pm

Interesting read Cam

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Post by unwritten law » Wed 17 Feb, 2016 11:16 pm

I met Jens Voigt last friday. His legs weren't that big.
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Post by cGr » Thu 18 Feb, 2016 6:49 pm

Where abouts? I know he was in town for the Cootha Burn.

Road cyclists are usually fairly small. I met Robbie McEwen once and he's a short arse. I think Cadel is even smaller.

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Post by unwritten law » Fri 19 Feb, 2016 7:59 am

Lady Cilento oncology outpatients of all places. He was in visiting a few of the older kids getting treatment. A mate at work mentioned he does a fair bit of work with people in palliative care as well.
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Post by cGr » Fri 19 Feb, 2016 8:09 pm

That's cool.

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Post by blv » Sat 27 Feb, 2016 11:22 am

Had a quick spin through Daisy Hill again this morning, and I'm finally getting my fitness back!!
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Post by blv » Sun 06 Mar, 2016 10:10 pm

Felt good on the bike yesterday at the gold coast even if it were a pavie ride. But when wifey comes with, I don't mind so much
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Post by DreamensioN » Wed 09 Mar, 2016 12:11 pm

This was my Sunday morning. We're trying to do regular 100km rides. This is all in the name of training for the Ipswich 100 (which is just over 100 miles at 169km). It's quite a jump from 100km to 169km.
All that said - this is the fittest I've ever been in my life, and I'm really enjoying it.
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Post by wrx » Sun 13 Mar, 2016 8:00 am

How long did the 100 take Noel?


Brisbane really is a good looking place. I rolled around yesterday and actually stopped to look, really enjoyable.

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Post by DreamensioN » Mon 14 Mar, 2016 12:42 pm

wrx wrote:How long did the 100 take Noel?


Brisbane really is a good looking place. I rolled around yesterday and actually stopped to look, really enjoyable.

https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/1081342446

That ride was 4hrs 11min of moving time - which is a little slower than what we normally do. The fastest I've ever done 100km is 3hrs 19minm (moving time) - which was last years Brisbane to Gold Coast. That was pushing fairly hard the whole way. We did the first 80km non-stop.

We did Mt Cootha yesterday in the bucketing rain (which was fun, but at the same time wasn't). I need to get more hill climb training in, because the Greater Brisbane Bike Ride in May has a timed Cootha lap as part of the event.

Btw - you need to get on Strava :P. I've went and got the premium subscription on there. The extra data and fitness mapping etc (I find) is really handy.

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Post by wrx » Mon 14 Mar, 2016 12:50 pm

hahahaha. I am on Garmin (since I got the SWorks as it game with the unit) and also a paid version on MapMyRide. :)
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Post by wrx » Mon 14 Mar, 2016 7:23 pm

Put in a lazy 70km today (and it was lazy for the first 58km)

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Post by Splash » Tue 15 Mar, 2016 3:53 pm

wrx wrote:hahahaha. I am on Garmin (since I got the SWorks as it game with the unit) and also a paid version on MapMyRide. :)
You can link your Garmin to Strava and it does it all automatically
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Post by blv » Tue 15 Mar, 2016 7:56 pm

I scored a set of Rockshox Revelations for my hardtail on the weekend. I get them tomorrow. New hydraulic disc brake setup going on and new rims setup tubeless. Hoping to shave 2-2.5kg off the beast, so it should be a Daisy Hill weapon!!!
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Post by wrx » Thu 17 Mar, 2016 7:52 am

Morning all.

I think that I have locked Cam into a ride for Sunday leaving from Kangaroo Point to show us how it is done.

I have not spoken to him about where we are going, but I think that there are two options. a) 40km and b) 65km.

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I am hoping that I can keep Cam to an average of about 27km/h for the 40 and say 26km/h or so for the 65.

Thoughts? Anyone else keen?
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Post by DreamensioN » Thu 17 Mar, 2016 11:01 am

Ohh....normally I'd say I'm in for this.

But Sunday I've got another training ride with the guys I'm doing the Ipswich 100 with.

Also I don't know if Cam ever see's them...but there is a Cisco ICT Connect river loop ride tomorrow morning, with free coffee at the end.

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Post by cGr » Thu 17 Mar, 2016 8:31 pm

I haven't seen them Noel, my normal Friday ride was out of 100 acre bar at St Lucia. I think my best average for a river loop in the bunch was almost 40kph...

Where do the Cisco boys leave from?

Steve: There's a slightly longer river loop option which I think would be good. I'll ride in from home, so I'll end up with another 20kays up my sleeve anyway.

6am from the southern end of the goodwill bridge?

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Post by DreamensioN » Thu 17 Mar, 2016 8:46 pm

They leave from the Regatta at 5:45am. It's a very social river loop. It's mostly people from vendors and customers alike. Data#3 guys are there, Technology One (I think), sometimes some SunSuper guys, HP, Cisco etc.

They happen about once a quarter I think. I can't go tomorrow because the Golf is due for a service at 7:30am, but I went to the last one and it was pretty good. You just chat to everyone as you ride along, and make contacts in the industry etc. The ride finishes at Merlo at Southbank where coffee and a muffin is paid for by whoever is sponsoring the ride that particular time.

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Post by cGr » Thu 17 Mar, 2016 9:54 pm

Sounds good Noel. Do you mind PM'ing me where I can keep an eye on future events?

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