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06-14-19, 04:19 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 3,839
Posted By Machka

If $10,000 for a bicycle is too much, what about...

If $10,000 for a bicycle is too much, what about $30,000 for a yacht or $15,000 for a grand piano?
06-06-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,925
Posted By Machka

If you think you know best ... start this idea...

If you think you know best ... start this idea you're talking about.


Incidentally ...

"It would not be as convenient as driving your own personal vehicle, but it would cost less." ... I agree...
06-06-19, 03:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,603
Posted By Machka

Actually, you've got it the wrong way round for...

Actually, you've got it the wrong way round for headwinds. Lots of people do.

When riding into a headwind, relax and take it easy. Don't over-exert yourself. Leave something in the bank.

Then,...
06-05-19, 01:30 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,925
Posted By Machka

Oh that sounds convenient. So ... 8...

Oh that sounds convenient.


So ...

8 am - I use my car to get to university. On the way I pick up another student also going to university who pays me nothing. I park at the university...
06-02-19, 11:45 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,988
Posted By Machka

Of course ... we're only getting one side of the...

Of course ... we're only getting one side of the story here. :)
06-01-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,988
Posted By Machka

Short Answer: Rowan and I met on a cycling event...

Short Answer: Rowan and I met on a cycling event and have been cycling together ever since.

I'll get to the longer answer a bit later. We've just finished hosting a 400 km randonnee ... so we're a...
05-28-19, 05:19 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,930
Posted By Machka

What did your doctor tell you?

What did your doctor tell you?
05-28-19, 02:21 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,925
Posted By Machka

Yeah, I'm not sure why we're talking about...

Yeah, I'm not sure why we're talking about driving options in a car free forum.

Wouldn't it be nicer to talk about walking or cycling somewhere? :) Individually. Without sharing anything.


...
05-25-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,544
Posted By Machka

IT forums are the same. Bikeforums has nothing on...

IT forums are the same. Bikeforums has nothing on them!! I'm in IT and have been for years, but have never got up the courage to ask something on an IT forum. I'll search and read responses, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-19, 03:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 906
Posted By Machka

Saturday -- We got out for a ride in the...

Saturday --

We got out for a ride in the afternoon. I rode my titanium and Rowan rode his fixed gear for the first time since the accident!

Distance: 15.67km
Elevation: 88m
Moving Time:...
05-24-19, 07:53 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,544
Posted By Machka

Email notification? What email notification??? ...

Email notification? What email notification???

I turned the email notification off ages ago.

Putting a person on the ignore list means that when you read a thread, you don't see their responses...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 08:15 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,030
Posted By Machka

Well ... they do have the date in the top left...

Well ... they do have the date in the top left corner ... :)
05-20-19, 03:18 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 19,969
Posted By Machka

I've been riding steel bicycles since I started...

I've been riding steel bicycles since I started cycling ... 1971.

I bought an aluminum bicycle in 2000 and traded it in on another in 2002. I still have that bicycle, but it is my trainer bike....
05-20-19, 02:28 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 19,969
Posted By Machka

Now? It's been the thing for decades. If...

Now? It's been the thing for decades.

If you do a Google search on "steel is real" quote, the first result up is dated 2005.

Plus of course, bicycles have been built out of steel since ......
05-17-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 926
Posted By Machka

Well it's not likely to be snowing a lot. ...

Well it's not likely to be snowing a lot.




Going.

How ya going.
05-15-19, 10:02 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,400
Posted By Machka

On the Night Before a Big Ride I .... relax,...

On the Night Before a Big Ride I .... relax, read, listen to music, and try to get as much sleep as I can. :)

I do All The Things the night before the night before a big ride.
05-14-19, 02:45 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,863
Posted By Machka

Um. OK.

Um. OK.
Forum: Touring
05-13-19, 10:05 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,376
Posted By Machka

Keep in mind too that we live in all kinds of...

Keep in mind too that we live in all kinds of places.


On my Flickr page, I've got a lot of photos of cycling in the Canadian Rockies which is a spectacular place to cycle! I could do that...
Forum: Touring
05-13-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 7,376
Posted By Machka

I live and work in Australia where we get 4 weeks...

I live and work in Australia where we get 4 weeks holiday time, plus an additional 12 (I think) stat holidays. In addition, my job allows me to purchase leave up to 10 days ... which I've done.
...
05-13-19, 06:42 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 7,480
Posted By Machka

What's the most you'll spend on a bike? ...

What's the most you'll spend on a bike?

Pretty much a full 24 hours in a day. :)

Done that a few times!
05-13-19, 03:33 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,499
Posted By Machka

A little history for the youngsters. :) ...

A little history for the youngsters. :)

https://www.audax.uk/about-us/history/

https://www.audax.org.au/public/about/audax-history-sp-29985
05-12-19, 03:43 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,751
Posted By Machka

Wellness

Exercise - I do a variety of things regularly.

Eating - I'm trying to eat a generally healthy diet and keep my weight down.

Health - I'm working with health professionals to address various...
05-08-19, 05:35 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,518
Posted By Machka

No thank you! I'm so glad we live in at time...

No thank you!

I'm so glad we live in at time when we don't have travel by sea unless we really want to!!

I live on an island. We've got two publicly available methods of getting off the island:...
05-08-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 7,518
Posted By Machka

We have places to go, people to see, things to...

We have places to go, people to see, things to do.

And planes get us there faster.

It is worth the money!!
Forum: Foo
05-06-19, 03:54 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,301
Posted By Machka

https://live.staticflickr.com/5534/13964283968_063...

https://live.staticflickr.com/5534/13964283968_06351edaa4_b.jpg (https://www.flickr.com/photos/machka-bb/albums/72157622865876853/page3)
Forum: Touring
05-04-19, 08:19 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,535
Posted By Machka

If you go to the link I posted further up, and...

If you go to the link I posted further up, and then go to the link in my story ...

Peace to Parliament - 4 brevets from Fort St John to Victoria in June 2017...
04-27-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 10,952
Posted By Machka

It was 2002. I was in the midst of my divorce...

It was 2002. I was in the midst of my divorce from my first husband and was in the process of creating my own identity. I was also fairly new to the internet and forums so I figured there was no time...
Replies: 13
Views: 1,236
Posted By Machka

Good news! You don't need to do a 24 hour fast to...

Good news! You don't need to do a 24 hour fast to cleanse your system. Your liver and kidneys have it all under control.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-19, 01:40 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,030
Posted By Machka

Have you done any more writing in the past 10...

Have you done any more writing in the past 10 years since you posted this?
12-24-18, 07:17 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 8,146
Posted By Machka

I care more about the things that matter to me...

I care more about the things that matter to me ... and less about the things that don't.
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