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by kiwiames
27 Mar 2016, 18:27
Forum: Road
Topic: B2B Accom needed
Replies: 0
Views: 498

B2B Accom needed

Hi forum goers

I'm in need of one nights accommodation for the Saturday night of the B2b. I have the transport part of the equation sorted (joys of being carless) so am looking to find somewhere to stay - if anyone as a spare bed/couch/floor space please let me know.


Thanks
Amy.
by kiwiames
19 Mar 2016, 14:25
Forum: Road
Topic: Sat 19/3, 6.20am - 4 Gorges
Replies: 5
Views: 742

Re: Sat 19/3, 6.20am - 4 Gorges

by kiwiames
14 Mar 2016, 10:23
Forum: Road
Topic: 2016 Club race points competition
Replies: 2
Views: 882

Re: 2016 Club race points competition

These are the races: 3-Apr State road titles 9-10th April Bathurst (hill climb, crits and Blayney to Bathurst (both race and timed event)) 30-Apr Masters Road Championships 21-22 May Cootamundra Haycarters (handicap) 4-Jun Sydney Road Titles (age groups) 16-17 July Club Team Time Trial and Sassafras...
by kiwiames
18 Aug 2015, 17:51
Forum: Road
Topic: The tour of Canberra is back!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 1028

Re: The tour of Canberra is back!!!

This was a great event in 2010 and 2011 the last time I raced it. Glad to see the graded races are back alongside the NRS.

Much more accessible than the Tour of Bright.
by kiwiames
17 Jul 2015, 21:04
Forum: Road
Topic: Berry Mountain - TTT Recovery Sunday 19 July 2015
Replies: 8
Views: 1332

Re: Berry Mountain - TTT Recovery Sunday 19 July 2015

1. Eleri
2. Peter B
3. Paul M
4. James R
5. Amy (Still ok for a lift back Eleri?)
by kiwiames
15 Jun 2015, 11:18
Forum: Road
Topic: West Head 21st June
Replies: 1
Views: 630

West Head 21st June

Now that Rookwood as been cancelled this is a great alternative. This month there are women only grades - so any women in the club who might want to try a hillier race then this is it, Womens C/D grade is one lap with a neutral climb up Akuna before you turn into West Head. Day licenses are availabl...
by kiwiames
11 Jun 2015, 13:55
Forum: Road
Topic: 2015 State Team Time Trial championships - 18 July
Replies: 45
Views: 7364

Re: 2015 State Team Time Trial championships - 18 July

We should all be going out to Calga next month also.
by kiwiames
27 Apr 2015, 16:41
Forum: Road
Topic: 2015 State Team Time Trial championships - 18 July
Replies: 45
Views: 7364

Re: 2015 State Team Time Trial championships - 18 July

The way it worked out last year was pretty good - the 2 that couldn't climb made up for it on the return. :-) And with Eleris TT bike - we'll make up those pesky 6 seconds easily. LOOK OUT BOYS.
by kiwiames
02 Apr 2015, 09:44
Forum: Road
Topic: Getting Back into Form
Replies: 7
Views: 1328

Re: Getting Back into Form

Welcome back! I've done this a few times and I recommend riding solo to begin with - just ride, flat rides first - lapa, kurnell etc, then add some short hills ie eastern suburb hills, then a longer ride ie Waterfall. Once you can ride Waterfall comfortably then start adding in the longer rides with...
by kiwiames
24 Mar 2015, 10:25
Forum: Road
Topic: Dinnerville 2015 - entries open 9am tues 24march
Replies: 45
Views: 6310

Re: Dinnerville 2015 - entries open 9am tues 24march

bummed to miss this year!

I even had a call from James at Cycling NSW yesterday evening offering me early entry into the Ken Dinnerville.

At least someone from DHBC get the KOM - I think Andrew was outfoxed by a 70 year old last year ? Or may not have been Andrew, cant remember.
by kiwiames
24 Mar 2015, 09:49
Forum: Track
Topic: Rod's Spill
Replies: 5
Views: 1723

Re: Rod's Spill

He said on facebook that he's going to come down to the track to say hello tomorrow night.
by kiwiames
14 Mar 2015, 09:26
Forum: Road
Topic: 3 Peaks 2015 Ride Report
Replies: 13
Views: 2784

Re: 3 Peaks 2015 Ride Report

Great reports all - and congrats to all who finished. It's on my list for next year.
by kiwiames
10 Mar 2015, 08:50
Forum: Track
Topic: Interclub Track Meet - Saturday March 14, 2015
Replies: 15
Views: 2953

Re: Interclub Track Meet - Saturday March 14, 2015

Hey James,

I'll be the time keeper/recorder person I was last meet.

It WAS fun.

Cheers
amy.
by kiwiames
10 Mar 2015, 08:45
Forum: Road
Topic: West Head Road Race, March 15
Replies: 21
Views: 2319

Re: West Head Road Race, March 15

Myself and Mark L are also entered in B Shimano and will ride up.
by kiwiames
24 Feb 2015, 05:33
Forum: Road
Topic: Time Trialling 2015
Replies: 58
Views: 8745

Re: Time Trialling 2015

Yeah Simon - Mark and I are.
by kiwiames
06 Feb 2015, 08:36
Forum: Road
Topic: Waratah Masters - Heffron - Sunday 8 February
Replies: 14
Views: 2104

Re: Waratah Masters - Heffron - Sunday 8 February

Hey John - What is the entry fee for the Vets races? Can't find it on their website.

I might go out for B grade also.
by kiwiames
30 Jan 2015, 08:36
Forum: Road
Topic: 2015 Women's Road Series
Replies: 1
Views: 614

Re: 2015 Women's Road Series

I'll enter some of this series depending on cost, Bathurst weekend is definitely a no go.
by kiwiames
15 Jan 2015, 11:09
Forum: Road
Topic: Sun Club Ride: Royal National Park (RNP) 6:00am
Replies: 422
Views: 71828

Re: Sun Club Ride: Royal National Park (RNP) 6:00am

Hey Paul - 5.30 is fine by me - If there is an extended group then majority rules on 5.30 or 6. Aiming to go as far as Scarborough / Coledale - Which means we also get to ride the nasty piece of work BALD HILL. Climbs: Artillery - Garie Beach - Otford - down to Scarbrough-ish turnaround - Bald Hill,...
by kiwiames
14 Jan 2015, 18:46
Forum: Road
Topic: Sun Club Ride: Royal National Park (RNP) 6:00am
Replies: 422
Views: 71828

Re: Sun Club Ride: Royal National Park (RNP) 6:00am

Is anyone up for an extended RNP this Sunday 18th ? I'm yet to ride the infamous 'Wall' and need to do it before the Alpine Classic. My thinking is in at Audley - Garie Beach - Otford - then the Wall etc. I've convinced Mark L for it - i'm sure there would be others who are interested, esp the Alpin...
by kiwiames
03 Jan 2015, 14:52
Forum: Road
Topic: Time Trialling 2015
Replies: 58
Views: 8745

Re: Time Trialling 2015

Nah we've pulled the pin - waste of a free entry. Always next month. :-)
by kiwiames
22 Dec 2014, 17:51
Forum: Road
Topic: 4 Gorges Tuesday 23/12 5.30am
Replies: 3
Views: 789

Re: 4 Gorges Tuesday 23/12 5.30am

Departing from the post office square at 5.30am on Tuesday 23rd December a ride of the 4 Gorges at fast 28s pace. You may wait for me at the top of the climbs. We should return around midday. Bring 2 bidons, 2 spare tubes, food, money for more food and your cycling license. This is not a club sancti...
by kiwiames
19 Dec 2014, 18:52
Forum: Road
Topic: 5.30am Saturday 20/12 - North Head, West Head, Akuna Bay
Replies: 2
Views: 822

Re: 5.30am Saturday 20/12 - North Head, West Head, Akuna Bay

Departing from the post office at 5.30am Saturday 20th December, a ride via Balmoral Beach, Awaba St, North Head, Powderworks Rd, Church Point, West Head, Akuna Bay and back to Marrickville. 140km, ride pace will be fast 28s and you can wait for me at the top of the hills, we should be back in Marri...
by kiwiames
09 Dec 2014, 08:40
Forum: Road
Topic: West Head Road Race, Sunday Dec 14
Replies: 2
Views: 664

Re: West Head Road Race, Sunday Dec 14

Might have missed the boat ... 'Pre entry is open at http://www.trybooking.com/EQVY for all grades. As of Monday night 8pm all of B and C Grade had sold out. There is only 2 spots left in A Grade and 6 in D Grade. ENTER NOW if you want one of these spaces.' The site wasn't working for me yesterday -...
by kiwiames
09 Dec 2014, 08:33
Forum: Road
Topic: West Head Road Race, Sunday Dec 14
Replies: 2
Views: 664

Re: West Head Road Race, Sunday Dec 14

Yes - Mark L and I are planning to race it this Sunday in C grade. I'm keeping an eye on the online entries as C grade as changed a bit in structure - C grade 'Prestige' and C 'Hubbard'. Only difference I can see is 'Prestige' is NOT a neutral climb up Akuna to begin with, and 'Hubbard' is. Hope to ...
by kiwiames
07 Dec 2014, 15:09
Forum: Road
Topic: Dulwich Hill Individual Time Trail championship Sun 7th Dec
Replies: 33
Views: 4381

Re: Dulwich Hill Individual Time Trail championship Sun 7th

Looks like I was the only DHBC rider there today, I did a PB by 18 secs. (41:59). Conditions were very humid by the time I set off at 9.15. Struggle street on the way out but saved it coming back :-) Since a PB results in a free entry the following month, I will be going back in Jan to do it all aga...
by kiwiames
03 Dec 2014, 10:30
Forum: Road
Topic: In Search Of Hills - Sunday December 14
Replies: 27
Views: 3104

Re: In Search Of Hills - Sunday December 14

Very tempted for the 200. All tho I was going to race West Head that day. Decisions.
by kiwiames
10 Nov 2014, 10:41
Forum: Road
Topic: Dulwich Hill Individual Time Trail championship Sun 7th Dec
Replies: 33
Views: 4381

Re: Dulwich Hill Individual Time Trail championship Sun 7th

Sounds good Mike, I'll be there.
by kiwiames
10 Nov 2014, 07:09
Forum: Track
Topic: Clarence st cup 8th Nov 2014
Replies: 4
Views: 1540

Re: Clarence st cup 8th Nov 2014

The Clarence St cup is a great event for sure, there used to be a lot of DHBC seniors race it a few years ago - I raced it in 2009 and still remember my close second to Ash Akunioff (spelling) in the wheelrace. It gets bigger each year with the super fast scratch markers turning up. Good effort Mike...
by kiwiames
10 Oct 2014, 17:34
Forum: Road
Topic: Fixie Century 2014
Replies: 48
Views: 7764

Re: Fixie Century 2014

Ouch - riding the coastal route back to Sydney FIXED sounds like a world of pain. Its hard enough geared.

Have a good ride.
by kiwiames
24 Sep 2014, 10:56
Forum: Road
Topic: Injured
Replies: 9
Views: 1646

Re: Injured

Core strength, core strength, core strength x 1 million. Without this you are stuffed. 'Core' is everything from the pelvis to the shoulders, ie your trunk - and especially the posterior chain ie your glutes and hamstrings. I had 2 years worth of back/pelvis/hip issues that kept me off the bike for ...
by kiwiames
13 Aug 2014, 11:27
Forum: Road
Topic: Fixie Century 2014
Replies: 48
Views: 7764

Re: Fixie Century 2014

I really want to!!

Last time I did this event was in 2010 and it was a fantastic day out. The next 2 years I had to pull out with injury - THIS TIME I DO NOT WANT TO HAVE TO PULL OUT AGAIN. So ill have to take a wait and see approach. If there are no beds left then my tough luck.

Here's hoping.
by kiwiames
04 Aug 2014, 14:48
Forum: Road
Topic: Saturday 9th August: RNP
Replies: 3
Views: 887

Re: Saturday 9th August: RNP

Would that kinda ride not dent your legs before a big run ?

Or does it actually improve your running ?
by kiwiames
30 Jul 2014, 16:12
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Thursday 31st July: Everesting
Replies: 9
Views: 1660

Re: Thursday 31st July: Everesting

absolute insanity, that is not normal.
by kiwiames
29 Jul 2014, 10:55
Forum: Conversation
Topic: FireFly Build: Shifting, Finish and Build
Replies: 52
Views: 5785

Re: Electronic vs. Mechanical Shifting?

Nothing wrong with Ultegra, they even have it in Electronic nowdays.

Depends on what you want to spend of course :-)
by kiwiames
23 Jul 2014, 14:52
Forum: Road
Topic: It's on! Audax, 320km of up
Replies: 14
Views: 2756

Re: It's on! Audax, 320km of up

O.M.G - this is the ride I thought they should add to their schedule for the absolute crazy among us - would have to be extremely tough conditions to even be able to qualify as it sounds one hell of a day. Only for the insane.

I'll stick to the 200 again.
by kiwiames
23 Jul 2014, 12:49
Forum: Road
Topic: Kurrajong Classic 2014
Replies: 32
Views: 4870

Re: Kurrajong Classic 2014

I think with the way the handicapping as been this year - some of you may find yourselves in Div 2, which is an extra lap. I'm doing this also - but the Womens road champs race, which is 99km :-).

Coota is the week before for some good training if interested - 120km on the Sat and 70 on the Sunday.
by kiwiames
20 Jul 2014, 21:56
Forum: Road
Topic: Team Time Trials - 19th July 2014 at Nowra
Replies: 137
Views: 17485

Re: Team Time Trials - 19th July 2014 at Nowra

LOLOLOLOL

Love the report - 'Chaingate'

Great ride Men of Steel :-)
by kiwiames
20 Jul 2014, 21:01
Forum: Road
Topic: Team Time Trials - 19th July 2014 at Nowra
Replies: 137
Views: 17485

Re: Team Time Trials - 19th July 2014 at Nowra

Fantastic report Jo, gives a great account of our ride - More than the official time.

And Phillip that is a great photo - I'm actually smiling and not trying to hide :-)

Good work all round team :-)
by kiwiames
11 Jul 2014, 13:48
Forum: Road
Topic: Womens racing at West Head this Sunday 13th
Replies: 4
Views: 780

Re: Womens racing at West Head this Sunday 13th

Great! .

Have to see Mark re times - He's in C grade and starting at 7.45. I'm in W A/B and starting 7.55.

Anyone else ? Trouty ? (I know the answer to that one haha)
by kiwiames
11 Jul 2014, 12:05
Forum: Road
Topic: Womens racing at West Head this Sunday 13th
Replies: 4
Views: 780

Re: Womens racing at West Head this Sunday 13th

We're going to drive to Narrabean and ride from there -- I think that's the plan so far.
by kiwiames
11 Jul 2014, 11:49
Forum: Road
Topic: Womens racing at West Head this Sunday 13th
Replies: 4
Views: 780

Womens racing at West Head this Sunday 13th

If any women in the club are interested in some (hilly) road racing then West Head has 2 womens only grades this Sunday. A/B is 2 laps of West Head for more experienced riders and a C/D grade for newer riders/novices which is a single lap of West Head. Both are neutral up Akuna Bay. Mark L and I hav...
by kiwiames
13 Jun 2014, 20:45
Forum: Road
Topic: Wagga Wagga
Replies: 12
Views: 1352

Re: Wagga Wagga

handicapper as no clue.
by kiwiames
13 Jun 2014, 19:44
Forum: Road
Topic: Wagga Wagga
Replies: 12
Views: 1352

Re: Wagga Wagga

Grades have been revised - handicappers are on drugs as Bernard is now on Scratch - for the 84km race.

This is bit of a joke.
by kiwiames
13 Jun 2014, 12:19
Forum: Road
Topic: Wagga Wagga
Replies: 12
Views: 1352

Re: Wagga Wagga

bang on.

If there is prizemoney for 1st female then put them all together in one race - makes sense.

Ashlee Akinoff was graded with James F and John N in Coota - yet D grade here.

Maybe she replaced you and Mark in D :-)
by kiwiames
13 Jun 2014, 10:52
Forum: Road
Topic: Wagga Wagga
Replies: 12
Views: 1352

Re: Wagga Wagga

I've also noticed - no women in the long course, all in D and E grades and the short course - some dubious grading I can see.
by kiwiames
12 Jun 2014, 11:59
Forum: Road
Topic: Wagga Wagga
Replies: 12
Views: 1352

Re: Wagga Wagga

I think they just draw names out of a hat sometimes.

Good luck in B. :-)
by kiwiames
31 May 2014, 17:58
Forum: Road
Topic: West Head Akuna Bay race, May 11
Replies: 7
Views: 1554

Re: West Head Akuna Bay race, May 11

Ok How on earth do you pre enter for this race? The website I followed from the initial post says the 'booking window as closed' ? . I know its very popular and will be no spots left to enter on the day.

Anyone that knows please let me know!

Cheers
Amy.
by kiwiames
26 May 2014, 11:45
Forum: Road
Topic: Ride Report Ken Dinnerville
Replies: 15
Views: 2193

Re: Ride Report Ken Dinnerville

I think the rule is - If you are dropped and passed by scratch you are officially out of the race - as following scratch is the last car - no more support on the course - you can still complete the course - but you are out of the race.
by kiwiames
23 May 2014, 08:58
Forum: Road
Topic: Ticketek move over - Ken Dinnerville is coming Tuesday 25th
Replies: 44
Views: 4845

Re: Ticketek move over - Ken Dinnerville is coming Tuesday 2

Warm up becomes very important with THAT hill so soon in the race.

Bernard is the true 'sandbagger' from that list - back you go. :-)
by kiwiames
22 May 2014, 20:10
Forum: Road
Topic: Ticketek move over - Ken Dinnerville is coming Tuesday 25th
Replies: 44
Views: 4845

Re: Ticketek move over - Ken Dinnerville is coming Tuesday 2

How on earth did Bernard get that handicap ?
by kiwiames
20 May 2014, 10:39
Forum: Road
Topic: Ticketek move over - Ken Dinnerville is coming Tuesday 25th
Replies: 44
Views: 4845

Re: Ticketek move over - Ken Dinnerville is coming Tuesday 2

Doubt the handicaps will be out today, prob tomorrow or Thursday.
by kiwiames
09 May 2014, 14:42
Forum: Conversation
Topic: A new challenge to all those DHBC climbers
Replies: 20
Views: 3649

Re: A new challenge to all those DHBC climbers

Show us how its done Mike :-)
by kiwiames
04 May 2014, 11:29
Forum: Road
Topic: FTP Testing
Replies: 12
Views: 2492

Re: FTP Testing

Not if done correctly with the right help :-)
by kiwiames
04 May 2014, 11:16
Forum: Road
Topic: FTP Testing
Replies: 12
Views: 2492

Re: FTP Testing

Lose a few kg's = instant improvement, no fancy tests required.
by kiwiames
08 Apr 2014, 09:28
Forum: Road
Topic: Team Time Trials - 19th July 2014 at Nowra
Replies: 137
Views: 17485

Re: Team Time Trials - 19th July 2014 at Nowra

I'd like a team for the TTT and also plan to race the road race the next day. I have no TT gear or 'race wheels' but I figure its more about the team than looking the part :-). There's a few masters women this year so maybe we can have 2 teams, at least I can participate this year after a couple of ...
by kiwiames
18 Mar 2014, 10:43
Forum: Road
Topic: Ticketek move over - Ken Dinnerville is coming Tuesday 25th
Replies: 44
Views: 4845

Re: Ticketek move over - Ken Dinnerville is coming Tuesday 2

A really good race if you can get in. An extra lap means an extra time up that steep hill!

Hopefully there is another strong showing from DHBC.
by kiwiames
11 Jan 2014, 20:02
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Elite Racer or Elite Master?
Replies: 5
Views: 1111

Re: Elite Racer or Elite Master?

alot of 30-35 year olds race elite anyway.

35 may be a better cut off.
by kiwiames
11 Jan 2014, 19:40
Forum: Road
Topic: Santos women's cup Adelaide 19-21 Jan
Replies: 3
Views: 636

Re: Santos women's cup Adelaide 19-21 Jan

short answer - no. those names are a whole nother level.

maybe start with some club racing and then try your hand at the road opens.

good luck.
by kiwiames
15 Dec 2013, 07:25
Forum: Road
Topic: Tour of Bright 2013
Replies: 10
Views: 1954

Re: Tour of Bright 2013

Not the Tour of Bright - But I did race the Tour of Canberra in 2010 and 2011. Tour of Bright was on my to-do list but then I got injured and spent 2 years out of action. I'm getting my fitness back now and if all goes well in some of the road opens next year I MAY have a go at the ToB in 2014.

Amy.
by kiwiames
19 Sep 2013, 09:22
Forum: Road
Topic: Fixie Park
Replies: 18
Views: 2729

Re: Fixie Park

You must be creeping up the steep/long hills like a caterpillar on those huge gears???? How are your knees afterwards?. Maybe im just soft/weak but I dont see the point in doing so other than to say you did it?
by kiwiames
19 Sep 2013, 08:46
Forum: Road
Topic: Fixie Park
Replies: 18
Views: 2729

Re: Fixie Park

Does 65" on my 'hill ride' around Maroubra count? hahaha.

i've now muscled up to a 68".

But RNP on a fixie is just nuts.
by kiwiames
19 Aug 2013, 08:24
Forum: Conversation
Topic: When too much cycling is never enough Pres goes to Europe
Replies: 25
Views: 3251

Re: When too much cycling is never enough Pres goes to Europ

20,000 m Climbing in a week? OMG.

What gearing are you using?
by kiwiames
03 Sep 2012, 14:34
Forum: Road
Topic: Eleri wins E grade Waratah Vets
Replies: 18
Views: 2022

Re: Eleri wins E grade Waratah Vets

New Baum ? :o

When ?
by kiwiames
21 Aug 2012, 21:16
Forum: Road
Topic: ALPINE CLASSIC 2013 - January 27th
Replies: 39
Views: 5399

Re: ALPINE CLASSIC 2013 - January 27th

This is one of my goals, but considering I wont be on a bike again until at least October - then away to India in November, im not liking my chances of being even remotely fit to even finish the ride and still being able to walk.

But ill go anyway - the pool is to good to miss.
by kiwiames
19 Aug 2012, 12:58
Forum: Road
Topic: Waterfall ride: Middies vs Fasties
Replies: 68
Views: 5518

Re: Waterfall ride: Middies vs Fasties

by kiwiames
18 Aug 2012, 07:47
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Tim Briers crashed
Replies: 128
Views: 11328

Re: Tim Briers crashed

Great news Tim. Hope it heals as expected. Best of luck.

Amy.
by kiwiames
28 May 2012, 17:07
Forum: Road
Topic: Get ready to register for Ken Dinnerville race 29th 9am!
Replies: 114
Views: 8852

Re: Get ready to register for Ken Dinnerville race 29th 9am!

Whats this ? the Excuse list?

NSW open racing is a major step up from riding Waterfall with the club.

You know that now :-)
by kiwiames
23 May 2012, 12:05
Forum: Road
Topic: Get ready to register for Ken Dinnerville race 29th 9am!
Replies: 114
Views: 8852

Re: Get ready to register for Ken Dinnerville race 29th 9am!

No more crusing as you did last yeah Tim. I was in the bunch your in now last year, it was also the winning bunch. Good luck!
by kiwiames
16 May 2012, 08:52
Forum: Road
Topic: Cootamundra Haycarters & Recovery: Sat-Sun 12th & 13th May
Replies: 85
Views: 6978

Re: Cootamundra Haycarters & Recovery: Sat-Sun 12th & 13th M

Great reports guys. I finished 11th on the Saturday and 15th on the Sunday in these races last year.
(2010 i was dropped in the first 10-15km both days).
Coota is always a fanstatic weekend away, and Ill be fit for it again next year. Its a shock tho if its your first road race :-) Congrats All.
by kiwiames
20 Mar 2012, 16:23
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Cost to Coast, south Island NZ
Replies: 19
Views: 1323

Re: Cost to Coast, south Island NZ

Cycling bit looks flat (haha its the southern alps nothing is flat there) but i think running over the alps and kayaking 67km may require a bit of training Tim.
by kiwiames
20 Mar 2012, 15:52
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Cost to Coast, south Island NZ
Replies: 19
Views: 1323

Re: Cost to Coast, south Island NZ

Thats a very famous race in NZ.

Better quit your day job to train for it tho.

Good luck!
by kiwiames
20 Mar 2012, 08:10
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Power to Weight ratio: Muscle vs Weight gain
Replies: 19
Views: 1838

Re: Power to Weight ratio: Muscle vs Weight gain

My 2 cents worth - UNless you have alot of time (or are a professional sports person) the Gym is pointless. You get better at bike riding by ridng your bike. On the bike strength beats leg weights every time. And speaking from personal experience - you have a high chance of getting injured by doing ...
by kiwiames
06 Mar 2012, 08:12
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Bike Recommendations for an 8 Year Old...
Replies: 3
Views: 642

Re: Bike Recommendations for an 8 Year Old...

Get her a BMX .... Find the local BMX track and enter her in a race.
by kiwiames
29 Feb 2012, 11:10
Forum: Road
Topic: Get ready to register for Ken Dinnerville race 29th 9am!
Replies: 114
Views: 8852

Re: Get ready to register for Ken Dinnerville race 29th 9am!

damn i forgot to enter.
Oh well.
by kiwiames
20 Feb 2012, 07:29
Forum: Conversation
Topic: Slowies crash
Replies: 23
Views: 2434

Re: Slowies crash

I wish Mark a speedy recovery. Seems similar to the crash i had with a taxi a few years ago - i also knocked out my 2 front teeth. Ill PM marc if he wants more info, but short story is, after my crash in 2009 i went further and got some lawyers for a compensation claim - last year (after 2 years) i ...
by kiwiames
02 Feb 2012, 10:11
Forum: Road
Topic: Alpine Classic 2012 Audax ride
Replies: 25
Views: 7428

Re: Alpine Classic 2012 Audax ride

Im so tempted by the 250 .... The 3 peaks (another option) is the same course but you start on Falls Creek - So the last climb of the day is the back end of Falls! ....
by kiwiames
12 Oct 2011, 19:07
Forum: Road
Topic: 2011 - Tempetation- Fixie Century Coastal - 16/10/2011
Replies: 221
Views: 13358

Re: 2011 - Tempetation- Fixie Century Coastal - 16/10/2011

Im out due to injury. :-( 1. Driver- The Bike Shoppe Brekkie 2. Simon Llewellyn -The Bike Shoppe Brekkie, coffee 3. Jessica Llewellyn - The Highland Fling Brekkie, Coffee 4. Nathan 5. Michael Clement - Free Range Eggs - scrambled on toasted turkish bread, Coffee 6. Christian - French Toast with bana...
by kiwiames
13 Sep 2011, 15:05
Forum: Road
Topic: Invitation from Zeal of Zebras ride 27/10/11
Replies: 44
Views: 5817

Re: Invitation from Zeal of Zebras ride 27/10/11

Had to slow down for the owner of the bike I was riding, he was feeling crook The Lacey and I cranked it again in RNP

O Silly me - of course you slowed down. Your just to freakin fit mike.
by kiwiames
13 Sep 2011, 14:49
Forum: Road
Topic: Invitation from Zeal of Zebras ride 27/10/11
Replies: 44
Views: 5817

Re: Invitation from Zeal of Zebras ride 27/10/11

On Sunday, I overtook 4 bunches on the way out, DHBC, RBCC and 2 others I hadn't seen before, was one of them this one? haha yeah Mike I was in that DHBC bunch (there was only one bunch on Sunday) and we caught you back on the Kingsway. You obviously couldnt maintain the pace at which you passed us...
by kiwiames
09 Sep 2011, 08:38
Forum: Road
Topic: 2011 Cycling Australia Masters Road National Championships
Replies: 10
Views: 1163

Re: 2011 Cycling Australia Masters Road National Championshi

Looks Fanstatic, I think Mark Lacey is entering as well. Good Luck!
by kiwiames
19 Aug 2011, 22:03
Forum: Track
Topic: Wheels
Replies: 49
Views: 5723

Re: Wheels

Hmm I am looking at new wheels for my road bike, and TWE is an option, as is buying online. Online options im liking are the Falcrum range - Zeros of course if i can justifie spending that much on a set of wheels or the Racing 1's. Im not keen on pure 'race wheels' as id use them maybe a few times a...
by kiwiames
15 Aug 2011, 19:37
Forum: Road
Topic: 2011 - Tempetation- Fixie Century Coastal - 16/10/2011
Replies: 221
Views: 13358

Re: 2011 - Tempetation- Fixie Century Coastal - 16/10/2011

. Lizanne- Small/meduim 2. Mike - Small/meduim 3. Tim - Medium 4. Peter T - 2x small/medium 5. Andrew B - small/medium 6. Eleri - small/medium 7. Alex D - small/medium 8. Mark L- small/medium 9. Jo Skinner - small/medium 10. James F - small/medium 11. Tim Llewellyn - small/medium 12. Christian - sma...
by kiwiames
30 Jul 2011, 19:19
Forum: Road
Topic: Sydney Road Titles & Ride for Life - July 30-31
Replies: 33
Views: 2253

Re: Sydney Road Titles & Ride for Life - July 30-31

Hmm I am going to contact cycling NSW on the exact rules of masters age holding Elite licenses. My understanding is if you are masters age but hold an Elite license you can race both. I will have to find out about this, as id like to race Elite in certain events and Masters in others ie track :-) Ye...
by kiwiames
30 Jul 2011, 19:03
Forum: Road
Topic: Sydney Road Titles & Ride for Life - July 30-31
Replies: 33
Views: 2253

Re: Sydney Road Titles & Ride for Life - July 30-31

Congrats on defending your title Jo.

Would be nice to do this race, missed it last year and injured this year. Oh well 2012 now.

At least you had much nicer weather this year :-)
by kiwiames
29 Jul 2011, 08:18
Forum: Road
Topic: Alpine Classic 2012 Audax ride
Replies: 25
Views: 7428

Re: Alpine Classic 2012 Audax ride

I'd like to go down again for this ride, but only for the weekend itself. Unless someone else is doing that Ill have to train it down and ride the bike trail into Bright and hopefully scab a lift back on Monday. Then the only decision is weather i ride the 200 again and beat my time or try the 250. ...
by kiwiames
18 Jul 2011, 08:23
Forum: Road
Topic: Sydney Road Titles & Ride for Life - July 30-31
Replies: 33
Views: 2253

Re: Sydney Road Titles & Ride for Life - July 30-31

Im injured cant race either :-(
by kiwiames
07 Jul 2011, 17:24
Forum: Road
Topic: Mark Dwyer & PvG Mudgee Event
Replies: 19
Views: 1788

Re: Mark Dwyer & PvG Mudgee Event

im wondering the same thing Vic!
by kiwiames
07 Jul 2011, 08:59
Forum: Road
Topic: ATTA ITT Calga
Replies: 29
Views: 2417

Re: ATTA ITT Calga

Love it!
by kiwiames
04 Jul 2011, 08:56
Forum: Road
Topic: 2011 Tour De France Chat thread.
Replies: 99
Views: 9229

Re: 2011 Tour De France Chat thread.

Come on BMC!!!!!!!!!!!
by kiwiames
02 Jul 2011, 21:45
Forum: Road
Topic: Le Tour de Dullich, KM grand tour challenge in July 2011!!
Replies: 196
Views: 13040

Re: Le Tour de Dullich, KM grand tour challenge in July 2011

Fri pm - 15km commute Fixed, 4 sprint points. RAW - 16km total (had garmin on), 17 sprint points for placing and 7 for attending. Fri pm totals - KM = 31k. GC = 59points. Sprint = 28points. Saturday - 45k slowies, 65k heffron (include ride there and back). 110km total, which also adds 110 points to ...
by kiwiames
01 Jul 2011, 07:58
Forum: Road
Topic: Le Tour de Dullich, KM grand tour challenge in July 2011!!
Replies: 196
Views: 13040

Re: Le Tour de Dullich, KM grand tour challenge in July 2011

15km commute to work on the fixie this morning. KMs Competition: 1. Amy V 15km 2. Simon L 4 kms White Jersey (U/18’s or C25): 1. 2. Sprint Classification: 1. Simon L 4 points 2. Amy V 4 points Mountain Classification: 1. 2. Most Aggressive Rider Classification: 1. 2. Teams Classification: 1. 2. Gene...
by kiwiames
29 Jun 2011, 08:51
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Carbon 5.5 Trek Madone FOR SALE
Replies: 19
Views: 2709

Re: Carbon 5.5 Trek Madone FOR SALE

Where is this guy????
by kiwiames
28 Jun 2011, 18:00
Forum: Track
Topic: 81 inch omnium 16/7/2011!!!
Replies: 35
Views: 2281

Re: 81 inch omnium 16/7/2011!!!

Awesome! This should be good.
by kiwiames
27 Jun 2011, 08:55
Forum: Conversation
Topic: DHBC 100 push up challenge
Replies: 60
Views: 3548

Re: DHBC 100 push up challenge

Push ups are freakin hard. I can do just over 20 in one go if im up for it. but 100 ! ....
by kiwiames
27 Jun 2011, 08:51
Forum: Road
Topic: 2011 - Tempetation- Fixie Century Coastal - 16/10/2011
Replies: 221
Views: 13358

Re: 2011 - Tempetation- Fixie Century Coastal - 16/10/2011

Exactly which way are we riding down there???? Ive added my name. want to have the most fun and exciting day of my life so far: (Copy & paste name for a Hotel booking) 1. Driver 2. Simon Llewellyn 3. Jessica Llewellyn 4. Lindsay Munks 5. Michael Clement 6. Amy Vesty 7. Christian 8. Adrian E (don...
by kiwiames
22 Jun 2011, 15:31
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Carbon 5.5 Trek Madone FOR SALE
Replies: 19
Views: 2709

Re: Carbon 5.5 Trek Madone FOR SALE

LOL - Ex boyfriend - that says it all, i think he was trying to tell her something and it backfired.
by kiwiames
22 Jun 2011, 09:00
Forum: For Sale
Topic: Carbon 5.5 Trek Madone FOR SALE
Replies: 19
Views: 2709

Re: Carbon 5.5 Trek Madone FOR SALE

she brought all that and 'cycling is not for her' ???

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