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Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-14, 02:21 AM
Replies: 26,619
Views: 16,812,174
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

I rode it today for about 25 km. It was fine and...

I rode it today for about 25 km. It was fine and fits me very well.

I weighed it as well and at 8.28kg it is 10 grams less than my Pinarello which is somewhat surprising to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-14, 09:39 PM
Replies: 26,619
Views: 16,812,174
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

I will let you know soon! I am just about fit...

I will let you know soon! I am just about fit enough to ride it and now waiting for the weather to improve.

Turns out that Tommasini did not understand the colour scheme I requested so I will have...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-14, 10:50 AM
Replies: 26,619
Views: 16,812,174
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

To tell the truth I haven't ridden it yet as I am...

To tell the truth I haven't ridden it yet as I am still getting over jet-lag and a cold. They should be easy to ride in the drops anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-14, 08:16 AM
Replies: 26,619
Views: 16,812,174
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

My new Tommasini X-Fire: ...

My new Tommasini X-Fire:

http://i114.photobucket.com/albums/n242/Johnny-Monkey/IMG_0659.jpg (http://s114.photobucket.com/user/Johnny-Monkey/media/IMG_0659.jpg.html)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-14, 06:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,484
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

They ain't Corvettes but they ain't bad.

They ain't Corvettes but they ain't bad.
Forum: Foo
01-10-13, 12:19 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

I don't think anyone would smuggle snakes to PNG....

I don't think anyone would smuggle snakes to PNG. They have more than enough of them I think.
Forum: Foo
01-10-13, 08:49 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,442
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

Lived in 6 countries (soon to be 7): NZ,...

Lived in 6 countries (soon to be 7): NZ, Australia, UK, Italy, Kazakhstan, and Jordan.

Travelled to about 28 I think: The ones above + Ireland, Fiji, China (Hong Kong & Macau only), Japan,...
Forum: Foo
01-10-13, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 194
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

Snake on a Plane

http://www.smh.com.au/environment/animals/high-drama-qantas-pythons-flying-circus-20130110-2ciu0.html

You feel sorry for the snake.
Forum: Introductions
07-27-12, 04:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 407
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

Am here now. Rode today and it was nice - about...

Am here now. Rode today and it was nice - about 11C and sunny. Will try to ride at least every 2nd day and will see how it goes. Not as much snow on the alps as I was expecting though.
Forum: Introductions
07-24-12, 08:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 407
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

At least you have nice weather there. My bikes...

At least you have nice weather there. My bikes are in Ashburton and I am going to freeze when I am there in a few days.

Around 35C here at the moment.
Forum: Introductions
07-20-12, 06:55 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 407
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

Where in NZ are you?

Where in NZ are you?
Forum: Europe
01-15-12, 05:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,532
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

I am about to have my bikes shipped back to Oz or...

I am about to have my bikes shipped back to Oz or NZ. I can't give you too much advice on the actual transportation but you should probably make sure the bike is spotless and ditch the tyres and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-11, 03:05 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,998
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

He's Italian. At most he may care about what...

He's Italian. At most he may care about what other Italians think but he certainly doesn't care what YOU think.

I see people dressing 'oddly' every day but the locals here are, IMO, the best...
Forum: Foo
12-16-11, 02:47 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,215
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

I ain't owned a car since August '07 dagnabbit! ...

I ain't owned a car since August '07 dagnabbit!

It was a VW Golf though.
Forum: Foo
10-23-11, 01:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 329
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

Ironic that the much maligned Donald wins them...

Ironic that the much maligned Donald wins them the world cup.
Forum: Foo
10-23-11, 08:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 329
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

NZ wins!!!!!!!! Thank god for that.

NZ wins!!!!!!!! Thank god for that.
Forum: Foo
10-15-11, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 329
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

And then there were three.....

And then there were three.....
Forum: Foo
10-10-11, 01:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 329
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

Too close to call in both semis. I think I would...

Too close to call in both semis. I think I would prefer a Wales-NZ final.
Forum: Foo
10-10-11, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 329
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

Isn't the USA on the Sevens world cup circuit? ...

Isn't the USA on the Sevens world cup circuit? I'm pretty sure they used to be.
Forum: Foo
10-09-11, 09:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 224
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

I think that bridge was blown up. Madness!

I think that bridge was blown up. Madness!
Forum: Foo
10-09-11, 04:21 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 329
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

Down to the final four and the Springboks aren't...

Down to the final four and the Springboks aren't there.
09-26-11, 01:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,087
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

This is a good point. For biosecurity reasons...

This is a good point. For biosecurity reasons probably not a good idea to have used tyres on your bike when you arrive in NZ or Australia.
09-25-11, 12:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 873
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

It may be custom made. I'll ask next time I am...

It may be custom made. I'll ask next time I am in my LBS.
09-18-11, 04:52 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 873
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

Can you post a picture? I have never seen one. ...

Can you post a picture? I have never seen one.

I could probably ask around the bike shops here.
Forum: Europe
09-10-11, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,797
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

Paris has the public cycle hire scheme Vélib'...

Paris has the public cycle hire scheme Vélib' that was started about 4-5 years ago? Is that what you had in mind?
Forum: Foo
09-09-11, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 329
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

Rugby World Cup

Started today in New Zealand.


Go the All Blacks!!!
Forum: Foo
09-09-11, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 174
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

Primavera P6 is the planning standard in my...

Primavera P6 is the planning standard in my industry. You could possibly look at some risk or cost packages such as Pertmaster and Kildrummy.
08-30-11, 02:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,930
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

2,000 kcal a day is about right for someone...

2,000 kcal a day is about right for someone around your size for maintaining your current weight and leading a sedentary lifestyle (it is probably even a little low). If you maintain an average of...
08-08-11, 01:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

My HRM is a Garmin Edge 305 and I assume it is...

My HRM is a Garmin Edge 305 and I assume it is probably 10-20% out.

I am not starting out, more returning after a work-enforced break of 2.5 years. I am actually suprised at the level of fitness...
08-07-11, 11:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

Presumably the 2nd paragraph is theoretical as I...

Presumably the 2nd paragraph is theoretical as I would struggle to ride 4 hours without supplementary calories I suspect.

Tha calories figure comes from my HRM and my next question was how...
08-07-11, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 657
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

Calories used per hour and eating to keep going

This may have been answered somewhere on this forum in the past but I have not been able to find an answer by searching.

I have seen advice on this forum that one should consume about 300 Kcal an...
08-04-11, 11:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

The sun is just as harsh as in Aus though so...

The sun is just as harsh as in Aus though so remember to use sunblock liberally.
08-04-11, 01:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,674
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

The weather will probably be fairly similar. ...

The weather will probably be fairly similar. Tasmania is smaller and you will have to fly through Melbourne or Sydney to get there.

Both places have their merits so it is probably a matter of you...
08-04-11, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

It doesn't get too hot in NZ. Around 30C is...

It doesn't get too hot in NZ. Around 30C is usually the maximum it can get to. Most summer days will be in the 20s.
08-03-11, 01:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 649
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

Probably the South West Corner. Riding from...

Probably the South West Corner. Riding from Perth to Esperance would be quite pleasant around the coast but you would need more than a week to do it I suspect.
08-03-11, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 896
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

School holidays finish at the end of January. I...

School holidays finish at the end of January. I would probably do March as you won't have any issues with accommodation.

However, most of the South Island is fairly sparsely populated so it is...
Forum: Europe
08-03-11, 01:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,918
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

Drivers here are pretty good around cyclists.

Drivers here are pretty good around cyclists.
Forum: Introductions
01-26-11, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 242
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

Good luck in Rome. Would be the greatest city in...

Good luck in Rome. Would be the greatest city in the world if it didn't have such bad traffic.
Forum: Introductions
01-23-11, 12:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

Have you been to Battle?

Have you been to Battle?
Forum: Introductions
01-23-11, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 242
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

You live in Brighton?

You live in Brighton?
Forum: Introductions
01-16-11, 04:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

I have driven over the passo della stelvio before...

I have driven over the passo della stelvio before but I would like to ride it one day - I have to get a bit fitter before then though. Did you ride from the Tyrol side?
12-15-10, 05:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 747
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

You're not missing much.

You're not missing much.
12-01-10, 02:19 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,595
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

Me too. IE6 at work as well.

Me too. IE6 at work as well.
Forum: Foo
11-25-10, 03:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 374
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

It sounds like it has a northern-European...

It sounds like it has a northern-European influence, but he also spent some time in Montreal and his name sounds like he may have a middle-eastern background.

Also, he may have a slight speech...
Forum: Foo
11-22-10, 09:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 768
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

I thought Botto was older than me and I was born...

I thought Botto was older than me and I was born in 1969. I now expect him to turn up and say 'incorrect'.
10-20-10, 10:38 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 888
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

Actually, it now looks like I won't be going back...

Actually, it now looks like I won't be going back to Oz. I will probably be returning to Europe.
10-19-10, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 888
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

Thinking about moving to Brisbane

I am thinking of moving to Brisbane sometime early next year. Can anyone here advise me on good places to live with regards to road cycling?

Is Brisbane a good place for cycle commuting?

I...
Forum: Europe
08-17-09, 02:36 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 927
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

I'd say there's some good road riding around...

I'd say there's some good road riding around there based upon my recollections. Also Culloden is only about 6km from town (if you're interested in history).

Try posting this in the UK forum - you...
Forum: Introductions
08-14-09, 12:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 191
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

I live in Kazakhstan so we're neighbours. Sort...

I live in Kazakhstan so we're neighbours. Sort of.

No mountains around here though. I think the nearest hills are in Georgia about 500km away.
08-11-09, 02:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,082
Posted By Johnny_Monkey

The predominant wind is a westerly. I'd say...

The predominant wind is a westerly.

I'd say both hills are on a par.
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