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04-01-20, 01:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,048
Posted By Machka

Did you maintain 6 feet distance from him?

Did you maintain 6 feet distance from him?
Forum: Foo
03-27-20, 03:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,037
Posted By Machka

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03-27-20, 03:32 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,524
Posted By Machka

Only one week??

Only one week??
03-19-20, 05:14 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,731
Posted By Machka

In 6-18 months' time. It's not going to go...

In 6-18 months' time.

It's not going to go away in the next few weeks.
03-18-20, 01:21 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 10,731
Posted By Machka

When and how to use masks ...

When and how to use masks

https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/when-and-how-to-use-masks

Read it all ... download the posters.
03-11-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 4,725
Posted By Machka

From WHO ... read the article ... ...

From WHO ... read the article ...
https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/when-and-how-to-use-masks
...
Forum: Foo
03-08-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 333
Posted By Machka

Perhaps our 8-month RTW trip?

Perhaps our 8-month RTW trip?
03-07-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 660
Posted By Machka

You're right. You don't realise what a mess this...

You're right. You don't realise what a mess this would be if there were no moderation.

Often we don't see what has gone on while we were away from the computer because the mods have cleaned up the...
03-05-20, 04:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,187
Posted By Machka

I row. I walk, hike and run. I climb flights...

I row.
I walk, hike and run.
I climb flights and flights of stairs.
I go to a Pilates class about once a week.
I've started a "Run Strong" class which teaches running technique.

The last three...
03-04-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 487
Posted By Machka

Indoor Cycling Subforum!!

Check it out! New subforum for indoor cycling!

https://www.bikeforums.net/indoor-stationary-cycling-forum/
03-04-20, 03:09 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 12,206
Posted By Machka

You have to ride fast enough to outrun it. ...

You have to ride fast enough to outrun it.

That and wrap yourself in toilet paper.
Forum: Foo
02-27-20, 05:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,950
Posted By Machka

OK, I've added them up ... Machka - 5 ...

OK, I've added them up ...

Machka - 5
Nondes - 4
clemsongirl & colorider - 3

If my math is right and if you're all right with it, I'll start March! :)
Forum: Foo
02-27-20, 04:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 981
Posted By Machka

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-20, 04:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 345
Posted By Machka

2020 Monthly February Walking Distance (km):...

2020 Monthly February
Walking Distance (km): 64.5
Walking Time (min): 802.1
Cycling Distance (km): 162.5
Cycling Time (min): 557.0
Flights Stairs Climbed Number: 481.0
Flights Stairs Climbed...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-20, 03:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 345
Posted By Machka

Saturday, 22 February 2020 … 2.0 km...

Saturday, 22 February 2020 … 2.0 km walking + 16.2 km cycling + 0.0 km rowing + 0 flights of stairs
Sunday, 23 February 2020 … 0.0 km walking + ...
02-23-20, 12:22 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,442
Posted By Machka

First, a workout schedule depends on your goals. ...

First, a workout schedule depends on your goals.

Second, with what you have described, I'd take a light day each week to walk, do some yoga, lift some upper body weights.
02-22-20, 04:34 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,099
Posted By Machka

I've commuted at -40C in Manitoba. I've cycled...

I've commuted at -40C in Manitoba.
I've cycled in temps in the high 30s and it hit 40C on the Gold Rush 1200 back in 2005.

So ... -40C to +40C = 80 degree difference.

Or -40F to + 104F = 144...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-20, 02:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 451
Posted By Machka

Sunday - lovely late afternoon ride ...

Sunday - lovely late afternoon ride

Distance: 21.41km
Elevation: 203m
Moving Time: 1:37:40
Elapsed Time: 1:46:32
Power: 96W

............. Avg .......... Max
Speed: 13.2km/h | ...
02-13-20, 01:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By Machka

Indoor Cycling Subforum?

Could we have an Indoor Cycling / Zwift / Spinning Class subforum?

Threads about these topics pop up in different forums, especially during the Northern Hemisphere winter. Right now, there are a...
02-07-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,912
Posted By Machka

I've also ridden a recumbent ... most of the time...

I've also ridden a recumbent ... most of the time I'll try different bicycles just to see what they're like! :)

https://www.flickr.com/photos/machka-bb/albums/72157602327322020
...
02-07-20, 02:51 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,912
Posted By Machka

Back a few years ago:...

Back a few years ago: https://www.flickr.com/photos/machka-bb/albums/72157626350106939

https://live.staticflickr.com/5014/5417566713_d54e1c1913_z.jpg

Not sure if or when we might ride again.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,336
Posted By Machka

Speaking of "death valley" ... doesn't Death...

Speaking of "death valley" ... doesn't Death Valley fill with cyclists once a year on the Furnace Creek 508?
Replies: 22
Views: 1,385
Posted By Machka

True ... but ... I meant one of these...

True ... but ...

I meant one of these organisations/associations ... Randonneur Links (http://www.randonneurs.bc.ca/links/links.html) See the list of National Associations. There are over 40...
02-04-20, 02:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 812
Posted By Machka

Breathing Solution At Last Perhaps

I've been struggling with breathing issues for a long time, as you can see in the following threads. We may have finally stumbled upon a solution. At long last I got in to see an ENT and within...
02-04-20, 01:58 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,905
Posted By Machka

It's not our responsibility to support any local...

It's not our responsibility to support any local shops (books, clothing, jewellery, gifts, bicycle, housewares, or whatever). They are businesses, not charities.

It is their job to attract...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 430
Posted By Machka

Thursday -- I raced tonight. I finished in 8th...

Thursday -- I raced tonight.
I finished in 8th place!!! https://community.myfitnesspal.com/en/resources/emoji/smiley.png
I haven't sustained a heart rate over 160 bpm for 43 minutes and 22 seconds...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,699
Posted By Machka

I can bring it down to 4 km/h (2.5 mph) ... :)

I can bring it down to 4 km/h (2.5 mph) ... :)
Forum: Foo
01-28-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,138
Posted By Machka

The first word I saw was comb ... appropriate for...

The first word I saw was comb ... appropriate for me, I suppose. :)
Forum: Foo
01-27-20, 01:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,950
Posted By Machka

I have about 9000 mountain photos, so really hard...

I have about 9000 mountain photos, so really hard to choose. But as this is a contest and we can only post one ...

With Mont Blanc off to the right, out of camera shot ..
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 4,699
Posted By Machka

In my long, long distance days, it was usually...

In my long, long distance days, it was usually about 75 km before I had really settled in and felt comfortable. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-20, 04:13 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 412
Posted By Machka

Saturday -- windy ride! Distance: 15.59km ...

Saturday -- windy ride!

Distance: 15.59km
Elevation: 78m
Moving Time: 59:11
Elapsed Time: 1:02:30
Speed: Avg: 15.8km/h | Max: 27.0km/h
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-20, 03:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 412
Posted By Machka

Your Weekend Ride Reports -- January 18/19

Tell us all about your cycling and other sports this week and weekend. :) Post photos!
01-15-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 800
Posted By Machka

Yes, each week, you can tell us about your rides...

Yes, each week, you can tell us about your rides on the Weekend Ride Report thread!

This is the most recent one:...
01-13-20, 02:29 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 5,886
Posted By Machka

We are Ride Organisers for several events.

We are Ride Organisers for several events.
Forum: Touring
01-10-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,485
Posted By Machka

Because I don't like staying too close to people...

Because I don't like staying too close to people when I'm travelling if possible, it would be my choice to move far enough away that I can't hear them.





Ownership? Neither of you own the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 355
Posted By Machka

There's really only one big fire in the SE corner...

There's really only one big fire in the SE corner of the mainland, and a few others dotted around. There are two in Tassie right now, but not close to the Hobart area.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-20, 01:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 355
Posted By Machka

First bicycle ride of the year! Distance:...

First bicycle ride of the year!

Distance: 14.52 km
Elevation: 65 m
Moving Time: 1:00:17
Elapsed Time: 1:09:33
Speed: Avg: 14.5 km/h | Max: 19.4 km/h


January 2
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 02:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 390
Posted By Machka

January 2 Distance: 50.90km Elevation:...

January 2

Distance: 50.90km
Elevation: 334m
Moving Time: 2:49:36
Elapsed Time: 3:07:26
Speed: Avg: 18.0km/h } Max: 45.7km/h

This is the first 50 km bicycle ride we have done since before...
12-31-19, 05:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,190
Posted By Machka

I walk, hike, run, climb stairs, row, cycle and...

I walk, hike, run, climb stairs, row, cycle and lift weights.
12-31-19, 03:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,115
Posted By Machka

I go with 100 calories for every 5 km. That...

I go with 100 calories for every 5 km. That pretty much matches what Strava tells me. Close enough!

If I ride for 1.5 hours, I usually cover about 27 km, or about 500 calories and a bit.

If I...
12-31-19, 03:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 727
Posted By Machka

One is a location in northern Tasmania where...

One is a location in northern Tasmania where there aren't very many people and where there are some decent, empty roads to ride on. :) Away from people is key!
Forum: Foo
12-29-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,117
Posted By Machka

The random collection of ornaments I put out each...

The random collection of ornaments I put out each year ...

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 390
Posted By Machka

OK, keeping in mind I had a biopsy on a mole on...

OK, keeping in mind I had a biopsy on a mole on my right leg just before Christmas ... it's benign, BTW ...

Cycling Sun, 29/12/2019 Smithton Explore 1:54:23 31.06 km 137 m
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-19, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By Machka

Sunday, Rowan and I walked to the beach and back!...

Sunday, Rowan and I walked to the beach and back!

I didn't do any walking on Saturday at all, and figured that by Sunday (today) I should be all right. Getting down there was OK, but by the time...
Forum: Foo
12-21-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,160
Posted By Machka

It's the end of my first day of 16 off, and I...

It's the end of my first day of 16 off, and I have ticked off some things I wanted to do:

-- sit in the sun (late day sun)
-- sit in our garden
-- sit and read in the sun in our garden
-- lie...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-19, 12:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 330
Posted By Machka

I, unfortunately, am not doing anything much this...

I, unfortunately, am not doing anything much this weekend ... I had a punch biopsy on a mole on my leg on Friday afternoon. Punch biopsies aren't big but they are deep. And I'm not to be too active...
Forum: Foo
12-20-19, 01:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,160
Posted By Machka

Why is there traffic congestion, commercialism,...

Why is there traffic congestion, commercialism, and guilt?

This was part of our Christmas break last year. We had been through a lot of stress. Rowan had survived his accident but was still in...
12-13-19, 01:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,062
Posted By Machka

+1 When I started, I rode a 200 km with the...

+1

When I started, I rode a 200 km with the idea that if it went well, I'd ride a 300 km.
Then if that went well, I'd ride the 400 km. Etc.

I learned what worked as I went along and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 338
Posted By Machka

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