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01-16-21, 01:08 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,375
Posted By Machka

Even though you are 50+, Bicycling and Fit, are...

Even though you are 50+, Bicycling and Fit, are you still Snow Shovelling?

Nope! Haven't shovelled snow since 2009. Haven't had snow since 2009.
01-16-21, 12:40 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,375
Posted By Machka

Where I am, I see people of all ages cycling. :) ...

Where I am, I see people of all ages cycling. :)

But commuting isn't hugely popular because of the hills, traffic and lack of bicycle storage in this area.
01-16-21, 12:37 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,937
Posted By Machka

I started cycling in about 1973 - 47 years? ...

I started cycling in about 1973 - 47 years?

I started cycling seriously, faithfully, avidly on April 29, 1990 - 30 years.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-21, 03:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By Machka

Sunday 10 January A walk and a bicycle ride...

Sunday 10 January

A walk and a bicycle ride today ...

https://us.v-cdn.net/5021879/uploads/editor/2u/9l88zl2r9kx7.png
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-21, 03:28 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By Machka

Saturday 9 January We had a little bit of an...

Saturday 9 January

We had a little bit of an adventure today. :)

We drove up to Mt Field National Park, 90 km away - nearly a 2-hour drive on Tasmanian roads....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-21, 03:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By Machka

January 3 ...

January 3

https://us.v-cdn.net/5021879/uploads/editor/q8/l7udomdh6sls.png

First ride of the year!

Rowan does better with cycling than with walking. Although he has balance issues and feels...
01-04-21, 11:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,249
Posted By Machka

I heard that it would miraculously go away in...

I heard that it would miraculously go away in November 2020 ... and then again in January 2021.

Someone would come into power somewhere and would get rid of it ... *snap* ... just like that.
01-03-21, 11:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,249
Posted By Machka

No worries ... you're not alone. I've had to...

No worries ... you're not alone. I've had to inform others about that too. Seems like quite a few people think COVID was invented by a US political party.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,372
Posted By Machka

Covid didn't affect my riding ... but university...

Covid didn't affect my riding ... but university did!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By Machka

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First ride of the year!
01-03-21, 03:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 664
Posted By Machka

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01-03-21, 03:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,249
Posted By Machka

You realise that COVID is global right? The...

You realise that COVID is global right? The election results in one country is not going to stop COVID.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-21, 03:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 476
Posted By Machka

Your Ride Reports - January 2021

If you are new to posting on this thread, or if you are new to cycling, we welcome you! If you are returning from a previous thread, we welcome you, too.

This thread is for anyone who rides a...
Forum: Foo
01-01-21, 08:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,797
Posted By Machka

PL Jensen locolobo13 nondes Remember...

PL Jensen
locolobo13
nondes


Remember .. these "contests" are just for fun. :) The "prize" is to start and run the contest 2 months from now (February, in this case).
Previously the idea was...
01-01-21, 04:22 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,249
Posted By Machka

2020 was a great year! Definitely better than the...

2020 was a great year! Definitely better than the 2 years before it. We're healthy. We're relaxed. We caught up on sleep. We are not being hassled. We enjoyed working and attending university from...
Forum: Foo
01-01-21, 04:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 791
Posted By Machka

2020 was a pretty good year. One of the best in...

2020 was a pretty good year. One of the best in the last few years.

I can easily imagine how 2021 could be worse.
Forum: Foo
01-01-21, 04:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 791
Posted By Machka

I'll let you know on December 31, 2021.

I'll let you know on December 31, 2021.
12-31-20, 03:19 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 664
Posted By Machka

My prediction is a massive spike in early January...

My prediction is a massive spike in early January when all the testing comes in from the Christmas foolishness in the US.

It's already starting.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-20, 03:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,354
Posted By Machka

December 28 Nice ride today but a little...

December 28
Nice ride today but a little challenging in places because both of us have lost some fitness. However, I am very thankful that Rowan and I are able to cycle together. :)
...
Forum: Touring
12-28-20, 11:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,369
Posted By Machka

I use food ... not powdered nutrition ... for...

I use food ... not powdered nutrition ... for touring. In fact, food is part of the joy of touring. :)

If I were doing a century ride or a randonnee, I might go with the powdered nutrition, but...
Forum: Foo
12-28-20, 11:21 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,429
Posted By Machka

Updated 2020 info

Updated 2020 info
Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-20, 11:06 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 22,325
Posted By Machka

Did you get any My Bicycle in Lockdown photos? :)

Did you get any My Bicycle in Lockdown photos? :)
Forum: Touring
12-28-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 444
Posted By Machka

2021 -- Your Short Tours

Short tours are great for those of us who can only spare a few days from our busy schedules to spend on a cycling tour ... or for those of us who want to do a quick exploration of the area where we...
Forum: Foo
12-28-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,797
Posted By Machka

The Novelist ...

The Novelist

https://live.staticflickr.com/7004/6504288517_474d89bee8_b.jpg
Forum: Foo
12-28-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 622
Posted By Machka

Thank you all ... it is really nice to be done,...

Thank you all ... it is really nice to be done, although I think part of me hasn't quite realised it yet!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-20, 12:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,354
Posted By Machka

December has been busy!! Sun, 6/12/2020 - We...

December has been busy!!

Sun, 6/12/2020 - We held the annual ASH Dash Audax cycling event. It's 200 km with a lot of climbing! ASH stands for All Seven Hills and there might actually be eight. :D...
12-23-20, 01:49 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,448
Posted By Machka

Bicycle setup. Gloves. And if you're still...

Bicycle setup.
Gloves.

And if you're still bothered ...

Sit bolt upright and put your arm behind your back in an L shape or _| shape so that your forearms rests horizontally along your back.
...
12-22-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,246
Posted By Machka

Victoria had a big spike of cases in July/August...

Victoria had a big spike of cases in July/August ... I presume that's what you're referring to when you say "May". On one day, they reached 700 cases, but the rest of the days were less than that....
12-22-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,246
Posted By Machka

We are experiencing isolated spikes in certain...

We are experiencing isolated spikes in certain parts of the country at different times. When that happens, the specific area locks down. Right now, there are spots in the Sydney area which are locked...
Forum: Foo
12-22-20, 05:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 622
Posted By Machka

Master's Degree

Last weekend I graduated with my Master's degree after 6 years of working at it part time while working. Hoping to finally relax a bit over Christmas! :) And cycle ... of course cycling!
...
12-22-20, 04:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,021
Posted By Machka

Pubs!

Pubs!
12-21-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,246
Posted By Machka

Locals were given incentives to travel. :) We got...

Locals were given incentives to travel. :) We got one of the incentives!! We travelled. :)

The borders are open again, tourists are here, and so far, we're now over 4 months without a locally...
12-21-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,246
Posted By Machka

Where and when was this?

Where and when was this?
12-21-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,021
Posted By Machka

We've got contact tracing here. It's not fool...

We've got contact tracing here. It's not fool proof but it gives us a pretty good idea of what's going on.
12-06-20, 04:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,633
Posted By Machka

I have my doubts about that. Would the common...

I have my doubts about that. Would the common cold be gone for good if the entire world locked down for 4-6 weeks? I'd be thrilled to try!
12-06-20, 04:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,633
Posted By Machka

Lockdowns seemed all right here.

Lockdowns seemed all right here.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-20, 04:04 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,354
Posted By Machka

Your Ride Reports - December!!

Tell us all about your cycling and other sports this month!!

Riding solo
Riding with groups
Walking
Hiking
Cross-Country Skiing
Etc!! :)
12-04-20, 04:25 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,104
Posted By Machka

The end is not near ... ...

The end is not near ...

https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/
12-03-20, 03:11 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,104
Posted By Machka

As far as I am aware, the average person probably...

As far as I am aware, the average person probably won't get a vaccine until about May 2021. They'll do all the at-risk people first.

And then, don't forget, the indications are that the vaccine...
Forum: Foo
12-01-20, 02:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,797
Posted By Machka

Theme Ideas:...

Theme Ideas: https://www.bikeforums.net/foo/984493-monthly-photo-contests-list-2.html
12-01-20, 02:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,246
Posted By Machka

I wonder what "restrictive" can be defined as. ...

I wonder what "restrictive" can be defined as. Is that in general or since C19?

Down here, we find the US approach to be complete chaos. But to an American the fact that Tasmania has only just...
Forum: Foo
11-30-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 12,429
Posted By Machka

Obviously I need to updates this, but this thread...

Obviously I need to updates this, but this thread does include some theme ideas for the future. :)
11-30-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,246
Posted By Machka

110 or so days without a case. Everything...

110 or so days without a case.
Everything pretty much back to "normal".
11-30-20, 02:52 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,528
Posted By Machka

I work with health data and statistics and ......

I work with health data and statistics and ... it's complicated. There is a whole area of health devoted to coding.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 02:02 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 11,534
Posted By Machka

I did the 7 Peaks Challenge in 2011. ...

I did the 7 Peaks Challenge in 2011.
https://www.ridehighcountry.com.au/7-peaks/
https://www.ridehighcountry.com.au/7-peaks/about/

Photos:...
11-30-20, 01:40 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 2,744
Posted By Machka

I'd try the pump it up and ride a bit method as...

I'd try the pump it up and ride a bit method as far as about 10 km out.
I might walk from about 5 km out.
Forum: Foo
11-30-20, 01:28 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,797
Posted By Machka

Is there a November?

Is there a November?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 808
Posted By Machka

Goal: More than ... Nov-19 ... 155.5 km (96.6...

Goal: More than ... Nov-19 ... 155.5 km (96.6 miles) = 25 hours 01 minutes
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Sunday, 1 November 2020 … 1.0 km walking + 50.2 ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 808
Posted By Machka

Your Weekend Ride Reports -- November!

Let's do the month!

How has your cycling been going this month?

Tell us all about it. Post pics. Chat about cross training.
11-13-20, 05:11 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,149
Posted By Machka

I just finished 6 years at university getting my...

I just finished 6 years at university getting my Master's degree. I was going part time and working full time.

I was sick a lot during those 6 years, except for 2018. In 2018 the flu wasn't as...
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