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    Com'on CCanuck...you know the solution...ride...

    Com'on CCanuck...you know the solution...ride faster!!:D

    Always take a phone and usually a riding partner where possible. I did do my first night MTB ride recently:cool: It was awesome. Felt...
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    Haa haa Pooks! I hear ya!! This thread kinda...

    Haa haa Pooks! I hear ya!! This thread kinda proves we are all individuals with our own taste! Good!!

    Some I wouldn't be seen dead in :eek: I did hear a very funny comment when it was...
  3. Thread: Ms. Canuck...

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    Um, can you explain to a non Canadian? :confused:

    Um, can you explain to a non Canadian? :confused:
  4. Thread: Ms. Canuck...

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    :D Crazy is as Crazy does!! Thanks for the...

    :D Crazy is as Crazy does!! Thanks for the laugh Canuck - bit like the Canuck I ran with today - he's a scream (even if he's a Newfie:rolleyes: ) Oh and he's not doing Busso next weekend -...
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    No I haven't, but have lots of friends who have...

    No I haven't, but have lots of friends who have and we were up there for a birthday weekend when it was on. I'm no good at riding hills, let alone mountains!! I used to ski down some of these years...
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    CC, I'm sure you can do it, but I'd suggest some...

    CC, I'm sure you can do it, but I'd suggest some training rides longer than 120km. My reason is from my experience. I did a 115km ride last year and the longest ride I did in training was probably...
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    Ah, a topic close to my heart ;) I usually...

    Ah, a topic close to my heart ;)

    I usually wear a crop top cycling, but after seeing pics of myself at the last TT, I decided I looked very saggy (more than normal) so think I will 'bra up' for...
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    No, haven't heard of them, but sounds like a...

    No, haven't heard of them, but sounds like a great concept - only in WA by the looks of it? You guys have some great stuff like ATTA as well over there.

    Let us know how it goes though and what...
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    Totally depends where and what type of riding you...

    Totally depends where and what type of riding you plan on doing. I have a MTB for riding river trails around where I live (my fun bike) but also a road bike cos I used to do tris. Now ride some...
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    Sorry Roadraven, I wasn't very clear, I meant the...

    Sorry Roadraven, I wasn't very clear, I meant the average time taken for the riders in the the field was about 57 mins

    The winners results were

    Phil Smith 0:44:54 40.09 +04:29 1place - so yes...
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    The association is ATTA - Australian Time Trial...

    The association is ATTA - Australian Time Trial Association. Events vary from state to state, depending on the available venues. The next one is an ITT - the last one was the only pairs one. I did...
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    Two cyclists and the time is taken when the...

    Two cyclists and the time is taken when the second rider crosses the line.

    If you are smart you take short turns at the front, either the front rider drifts out and the second rides up the inside...
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    My first pairs TT

    A Time Trial Association has started doing events in my state this year and I have done a 20km one (first to leave, last back - I think it's called getting value for your money;) ) I missed the next...
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    Oh, it's raining here tonight! Sooo nice, seeing...

    Oh, it's raining here tonight! Sooo nice, seeing as we have had months of drought. I'm sure there is still some lovely autumn days to come. I love autumn, great weather for riding
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    Hey looks nice - what gears does it have? ...

    Hey looks nice - what gears does it have? (Ultegra/dura ace?) Guess that bartape won't stay white for long! I have yellow and it's really grotty now. Ride safe.
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    You wanna know what we called 'Fred' when I was...

    You wanna know what we called 'Fred' when I was at school...that time of the month:D :p

    You can always wear a cyclist cap (those euro things that look like they are too small...) under your...
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    Just watched my first Top Gear tonight (our LBS...

    Just watched my first Top Gear tonight (our LBS is called Top Gear too...) my hubby and son love it - it's actually very funny. Last time we flew back from UK my hubby watched all the episodes on...
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    I find I have to think ahead (usually one pedal...

    I find I have to think ahead (usually one pedal revolution!) then clip out. Have fallen twice, once in my own driveway (up hill) when first learning and on a footbridge. Strange bruises, lucky...
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    Yep, I rode today - its autumn here in Australia...

    Yep, I rode today - its autumn here in Australia and beautiful weather, about 25 c (mid 70's?) Had a family kinda morning and this afternoon was my parent's 60th wedding anniversary. Whole family...
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    Good topic on a great site (I find this is great,...

    Good topic on a great site (I find this is great, no males (I think!) sticking in their lewd comments!! - anyway, I find bodyglide is great. Had a pair of shorts that chaffed after about 50kms to...
  21. Oh that's Sydney for ya!! ;) I think it's all...

    Oh that's Sydney for ya!! ;) I think it's all the cyclonic conditions up north giving us all grief. Perth had 42 degrees today (for you northern hemisphere folk, thats bloody hot!!)

    Sydney gets...
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    Hey Bluetree, I hear ya - on about my second road...

    Hey Bluetree, I hear ya - on about my second road ride (6-7 years ago) I rode with a guy who was in his mid 50's. He was an experienced cyclist (had raced veterans) and was into triathlon. I...
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    Wow! You must have huge spiders over there to...

    Wow! You must have huge spiders over there to build webs like that:rolleyes: :p
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    I'm interested in this topic as being a shortie...

    I'm interested in this topic as being a shortie 5'2" I find my Giant compact frame (a medium) too big, even with the shortest stem possible (can't recall, maybe a 75/70?) Trouble with a small frame...
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    Well done Minty! Ah yes, the swim/run! ...

    Well done Minty! Ah yes, the swim/run! Especially if the tide is out, but it is more tiring running and you can actually swim faster than run in even shallowish water, my rule of thumb was swim...
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