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05-12-05, 09:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,454
Posted By Cirrus

second vote for vegemite!

second vote for vegemite!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-05, 08:24 PM
Replies: 4,118
Views: 154,054
Posted By Cirrus

Would love to, except I'll be skiing in Japan....

Would love to, except I'll be skiing in Japan. Knee deep powder snow! Can't wait!
01-23-05, 04:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By Cirrus

Trekke, I suggest you read a little more closely...

Trekke, I suggest you read a little more closely ... he IS GOING TO BE CHARGED ON SUMMONS!!!! That is generally the way things are done in Victoria.
01-23-05, 04:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By Cirrus

But he is going to be charged on summons with...

But he is going to be charged on summons with culpable driving plus a raft of other offences .... as it quite clearly says in the article. The way you have selectively quoted gives the impression he...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-05, 05:35 PM
Replies: 6,120
Views: 121,689
Posted By Cirrus

nothing to see here ... just move along! and...

nothing to see here ... just move along!

and given the amazing amount of dribble being spouted ... I'd be very, very concerned! ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-05, 05:01 PM
Replies: 6,120
Views: 121,689
Posted By Cirrus

cold showers & icy baths are just a little tiny...

cold showers & icy baths are just a little tiny bit different me thinks ... felt good though!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-05, 03:19 PM
Replies: 6,120
Views: 121,689
Posted By Cirrus

And it was a hot and windy ride home from work in...

And it was a hot and windy ride home from work in Melbourne last night. 30 knot headwinds in 39C heat are not fun at all. Just about fell into a cold shower when I staggered in the door!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-04, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6,120
Views: 121,689
Posted By Cirrus

So. what happens? I don't log in for 3 days &...

So. what happens? I don't log in for 3 days & there is 8 pages of drivel to wade through. Unbeliveable!

Hope everyone had a very Happy Christmas!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-04, 08:56 PM
Replies: 6,120
Views: 121,689
Posted By Cirrus

Sorry I missed the ride on Saturday ... the...

Sorry I missed the ride on Saturday ... the significant other went scuba diving & I went snorkling instead. A rather tasty 2.5 lb crayfish was consumed on Saturday night ....

Decided to spoil...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-04, 10:18 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,916
Posted By Cirrus

will do ....

will do ....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-04, 08:46 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,916
Posted By Cirrus

Nah, I don't do the scuba diving ... I just watch...

Nah, I don't do the scuba diving ... I just watch with great interest what's in the catch bag!

Mind you, the gliding, flying & skiing (not all at once!) knocks a bit of a hole in the budget!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-04, 08:03 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,916
Posted By Cirrus

I'm still a definite maybe ... the significant...

I'm still a definite maybe ... the significant other is thinking about going scuba diving however ... and I'm definitely interested in any crayfish that might be caught!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-04, 04:00 PM
Replies: 6,120
Views: 121,689
Posted By Cirrus

Yep, sounds like my cricket experience, only...

Yep, sounds like my cricket experience, only played one season. Deep fine leg to deep fine leg! Batted no. 10 & didn't bowl.

A pity, because I really loved playing ... just wasn't any bloody good...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-04, 07:47 PM
Replies: 6,120
Views: 121,689
Posted By Cirrus

Are girls allowed? If so, the 21st looks good.

Are girls allowed? If so, the 21st looks good.
Forum: Commuting
10-20-04, 09:16 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 542
Posted By Cirrus

Where did the sun go?? It's down here in...

Where did the sun go?? It's down here in Australia .... lots of lovely daylight to ride in after work!
Forum: Commuting
10-13-04, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 503
Posted By Cirrus

Yes, Melbourne streets are pretty bike friendly....

Yes, Melbourne streets are pretty bike friendly. Lots of on road bike lanes, good selection of off road bike paths. I ride to work at least twice a week and 70% of my (16km) ride is on off-road,...
10-11-04, 07:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 908
Posted By Cirrus

I had major abdominal surgery, part of which was...

I had major abdominal surgery, part of which was gall bladder removal. At the time I was swimming regularly rather than cycling, but after a week in hospital, a week of recovery at home (mind you I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-04, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6,120
Views: 121,689
Posted By Cirrus

Fantastic effort! Can only dream of covering that...

Fantastic effort! Can only dream of covering that sort of distance in a day!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-04, 04:58 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,249
Posted By Cirrus

I ride my hybrid as my commuter (mud guards &...

I ride my hybrid as my commuter (mud guards & rack) and save up the roadie for the weekends. The heavy hybrid is actually good training ... I feel like I'm flying when I get on the much lighter...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-04, 02:02 AM
Replies: 6,120
Views: 121,689
Posted By Cirrus

just got back from a casual trip down to...

just got back from a casual trip down to Williamstown & back. Fortunately it didn't seem to aggrevate my knee, but I was taking it pretty easy .... except when I just HAD to see if I could catch the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-04, 05:04 AM
Replies: 6,120
Views: 121,689
Posted By Cirrus

Symptoms .. doesn't actually hurt to ride, just...

Symptoms .. doesn't actually hurt to ride, just aches lying inbed at night. It's particularly tender along the medial joint line. I had a partial medial meniscus tear 18 months ago, skiing, followed...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-04, 12:25 AM
Replies: 6,120
Views: 121,689
Posted By Cirrus

g'day, Anyone know a good sports medicine...

g'day,

Anyone know a good sports medicine quack in Melbourne that specialises in cycling? I've got a knee that's playing up and I'm suspecting an overuse injury, but I'd like my worst fears...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-04, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 596
Posted By Cirrus

Yep, I've ordered stuff from Ibexwear. Got a...

Yep, I've ordered stuff from Ibexwear. Got a cycling jersey and some skiing pants/tops.
Didn't have a problem & the gear is good quality, well made.
Forum: Commuting
08-31-04, 08:57 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,187
Posted By Cirrus

About 500 people, perhaps 10-15 who ride...

About 500 people, perhaps 10-15 who ride regularly. Plenty of showers for the men, only ONE for the women! It's a secure site (guards on the gate), so I just leave my bike under the emergency...
Forum: Commuting
08-31-04, 04:26 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,950
Posted By Cirrus

Around 30 km round trip.

Around 30 km round trip.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-04, 04:47 AM
Replies: 6,120
Views: 121,689
Posted By Cirrus

Another Aussie here .... just got back to...

Another Aussie here .... just got back to Melbourne after 6 years in Seattle ....
04-01-04, 12:41 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,059
Posted By Cirrus

I had major abdominal surgery in 1999. I wasn't...

I had major abdominal surgery in 1999. I wasn't into bike riding at that stage, but I was swimming a couple of kilometres 3-4 times a week. My surgeon basically encouraged me to get physically active...
11-12-03, 03:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,197
Posted By Cirrus

ngateguy, I think the difference in this case is...

ngateguy, I think the difference in this case is that the person involved pleaded guility and the victims parents have forgiven her. The tragic case on 405 last year was completely different in that...
11-12-03, 12:53 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,197
Posted By Cirrus

I think you're all being extremely harsh. ...

I think you're all being extremely harsh.

The victims parents have shown compassion and understanding. I'm certain that if THEY had wanted the driver put in gaol the judge would have taken it...
10-21-03, 09:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 699
Posted By Cirrus

The Green river trail. The accident happened in...

The Green river trail. The accident happened in the underpass at 180th in Tukwila.
10-21-03, 09:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 699
Posted By Cirrus

yep, you're probably right, but I was a little...

yep, you're probably right, but I was a little preoccupied with the difficulty I was having with breathing at that point!
10-21-03, 08:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 699
Posted By Cirrus

my first serious crash

I've been riding regularly for the past 18 months and had my first serious crash today (I'm not counting the embarrasing slow motion "why can't I unclip" at the traffic light crashes!)

A group of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-03, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 470
Posted By Cirrus

Chalk up another 1st metric century. I did 64...

Chalk up another 1st metric century. I did 64 miles in the Kitsap Colors Classic with the Cascade cycling club. Took me about 4.5 hours as well.
10-01-03, 10:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,140
Posted By Cirrus

We've got a group of 4 regulars (myself included)...

We've got a group of 4 regulars (myself included) that ride every lunchtime, plus another couple that bike commute and join us occasionally on our lunchtime rides.
09-15-03, 10:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By Cirrus

Ebro38, Yes, quite correct. If the stress in...

Ebro38,

Yes, quite correct. If the stress in the steel is below the endurance limit it will "never" fail in fatigue. Exactly the same is true for aluminium. Steel "generally" has a higher...
09-12-03, 11:46 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 787
Posted By Cirrus

Steel most definitely has a fatigue life as well!...

Steel most definitely has a fatigue life as well! However, the endurance limit of steel can be somewhat higher than aluminium, so the stress in a steel fork may be below that which will cause fatigue...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-03, 04:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 770
Posted By Cirrus

Yep, I feel your pain. I seem to be constantly...

Yep, I feel your pain. I seem to be constantly battling overuse injuries. Started with ITBS from hiking down mountains with a 40 lbs pack. Took 6-8 weeks to recover. Next big hike I developed Patella...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-03, 03:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 308
Posted By Cirrus

You're lucky it's only a few days. I'm off my...

You're lucky it's only a few days. I'm off my bike for 2 weeks with a knee injury. Not happy at all.

Hope you feel better soon!
07-25-03, 03:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 746
Posted By Cirrus

Yep, dried mango is available, and is delicious....

Yep, dried mango is available, and is delicious. I get it from Trader Joes.
12-20-02, 11:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 648
Posted By Cirrus

count me for another private license, but I fly...

count me for another private license, but I fly at least every second weekend.
Forum: Touring
11-08-02, 12:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 454
Posted By Cirrus

I've hiked sections of the PCT in the North...

I've hiked sections of the PCT in the North Cascades. I don't think it's open to bicycles. I believe it's hikers and stock animals only.

You might want to try

http://www.pcta.org/

The...
10-22-02, 12:02 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,386
Posted By Cirrus

Could be Patella tendinitis. It tends to be a...

Could be Patella tendinitis. It tends to be a pain at the bottom middle of the knee cap. Hurts worse walking downstairs or downhill. Only solution is RICE and lots of stretching to stop it...
10-17-02, 10:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,165
Posted By Cirrus

nathank .... Melbourne is in Victoria ... not NSW.

nathank .... Melbourne is in Victoria ... not NSW.
09-07-02, 02:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 689
Posted By Cirrus

I always give a "on your left" call when passing...

I always give a "on your left" call when passing pedestrians (Im not usually fast enough to be passing other bikes!), however, alot seem to be wearing headphones, so I'm never really sure if the hear...
09-04-02, 10:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 682
Posted By Cirrus

I use cycling to improve my aerobic fitness and...

I use cycling to improve my aerobic fitness and build up my quads for telemark skiing. Seems to work so far! and I enjoy it!
09-04-02, 09:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 713
Posted By Cirrus

gmason, No, the Australian Magpies are quite...

gmason,

No, the Australian Magpies are quite different. I was suprised in North America as the birds they call "magpies" here are completely different to the Australian version.

Check out
...
Forum: Introductions
08-20-02, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By Cirrus

nope, just pissy little garter snakes! (and they...

nope, just pissy little garter snakes! (and they tend to slither rather than run!:D )
Forum: Introductions
08-15-02, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By Cirrus

I'm from Melbourne. I've been in Seattle for 4...

I'm from Melbourne. I've been in Seattle for 4 1/2 years, and will probably be here until my visa expires at the end of next year .. then back to Melbourne.

Thanks for the welcome!
Forum: Introductions
08-14-02, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 225
Posted By Cirrus

G'day

G'day,

I'm an Australian who currently lives in Seattle, Washington.

I cycle mostly for fun! I get out on the Green River Trail in Kent for an hour or so each lunchtime at work to try and keep...
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