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by TrikeTragic
Thu 27 Aug 2020, 9:30 am
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: How was your recreational ride today?
Replies: 4894
Views: 235503

Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Welcome back on the bike Frosty! Yesterday's lockdown ride: 11:00 am start, 17.5 km, smidge over the allowed hour.....(Please don't let on to Dan) Beautiful crisp sunny day, virtually no breeze. Briar Hill, up and over Greenhills Road onto Diamond Creek Road and then down the Windy Mile into Diamond...
by TrikeTragic
Thu 27 Aug 2020, 8:53 am
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: If you have to read the news today....
Replies: 6
Views: 169

Re: If you have to read the news today....

... make it something like this: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-08-24/south-korean-cyclists-80000-km-journey-halted-on-gold-coast/12582544 This is a great story - in more ways than one. The adopted "new family member" says it all. And if you've got to be stuck somewhere, nothing wrong w...
by TrikeTragic
Sun 16 Aug 2020, 10:35 am
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: Melbourne lockdown
Replies: 50
Views: 1222

Re: Melbourne lockdown

^^^^^^^^
Can't help but notice - the new roadside rubbish 'de jour' are single use face mask (assuming their used....). Seems to be lots of them floating about.... :?

Cheers
by TrikeTragic
Sat 15 Aug 2020, 11:17 am
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: Melbourne lockdown
Replies: 50
Views: 1222

Re: Melbourne lockdown

If I can't ride as far as I'd like, just have to ride more often.... Last good, long ride the Saturday before Stage 4 lockdown cut in - 48 km and a tad over three hours on a sparkling late winter day. Since then, I've been exploring routes that get me out 5 km, around another 5 km or so, then back w...
by TrikeTragic
Fri 07 Aug 2020, 5:31 pm
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: How was your recreational ride today?
Replies: 4894
Views: 235503

Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Yesterday: My first ride since the Stage 4 restrictions cut in. Afternoon ride, 4.30 start - Home to St Helena, Diamond Creek Road, north onto Diamond Creek Road and down the "Windy Mile" into Diamond Creek, then the bike path to Eltham and home. A tad over the allowed hour, 17.4 km, avera...
by TrikeTragic
Sat 25 Jul 2020, 11:45 am
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: How was your recreational ride today?
Replies: 4894
Views: 235503

Re: How was your recreational ride today?

^^^^^ Impressive geese shot, Frosty....Beware the gander.... My ride - yesterday afternoon - early evening. Forty and a bit km, 3 hours ride, can't give more detail than that, Garmin's Connect application disabled (hacked?) and still down this morning. Could be interesting.... Ride via Eltham to Dia...
by TrikeTragic
Tue 21 Jul 2020, 1:40 pm
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: How was your recreational ride today?
Replies: 4894
Views: 235503

Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Canuck wrote:
TrikeTragic wrote:... I've hit above 80 kph a couple of memorable times, it feels like a go-kart at that speed ...... :) [/i]

:o That's a pretty cool gokart

The power unit benefits immensely from gravity assistance.... :)

Cheers
by TrikeTragic
Sat 18 Jul 2020, 9:49 am
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: How was your recreational ride today?
Replies: 4894
Views: 235503

Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Alan, Broadgully rd onto Bannons Lane is lovely ride. Plenty of nice onwards options when you get to the end of Bannon's as well. Do you get any speed wobble at speed with the trike? I know that on the roadie, 80 kph can feel quite sketchy at times! Plenty of nice onwards options when you get to th...
by TrikeTragic
Thu 16 Jul 2020, 9:30 am
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: How was your recreational ride today?
Replies: 4894
Views: 235503

Re: How was your recreational ride today?

^^^^^^Pretty Epic ride, Matt. My ride last night: Not quite so epic as your 160 km..... Started around 4 pm for a "crisp" afternoon evening ride on the "shorter Hurstbridge loop": Via Eltham to the Diamond Creek trail, Broadgully Rd to Bannons Lane, the downhill trike heaven into...
by TrikeTragic
Thu 02 Jul 2020, 9:35 am
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: How was your recreational ride today?
Replies: 4894
Views: 235503

Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Matt1 wrote:…..No shortage of Porsche and VW cars out and about today.....


I confess unrequited lust for Porsches. ;) Love the sound of a flat six at work, especially in the riding / driving heaven of your ride. Great photos BTW.

Cheers
by TrikeTragic
Tue 30 Jun 2020, 10:21 am
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: How was your recreational ride today?
Replies: 4894
Views: 235503

Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Yesterday afternoon / evening... From Briar Hill via Montmorency and Viewbank (Lower Plenty Road) then the Viewbank shared path into Heidelberg, MYT to Chandler Highway. Turn around to follow MYT through Westerfolds Park, then Eltham and home. Tad over 42 km, 2 hours 44 minutes and average 15.5 kph....
by TrikeTragic
Mon 29 Jun 2020, 10:37 am
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: How was your recreational ride today?
Replies: 4894
Views: 235503

Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Canuck wrote:……... But then he did have his first bike stack at the end of our street as we were heading out. Skinned and bruised knees. Rites of passage...


Tears and wailing ensued.....(I'm talking about The Boy of course... :D )

Cheers
by TrikeTragic
Sat 27 Jun 2020, 10:30 am
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: How was your recreational ride today?
Replies: 4894
Views: 235503

Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Yesterday.. 10.45-ish start from Briar Hill to Eltham, shared path to Diamond Creek, Broadgully Rd to the "back end" of Hurstbridge, Nutfield then return via Hurstbridge to Diamond Creek, shared path to Eltham and home. Tad over 40 km all up, 2 hours 47 minutes again moving average speed j...
by TrikeTragic
Mon 15 Jun 2020, 10:39 am
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: How was your recreational ride today?
Replies: 4894
Views: 235503

Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Thursday last week (sorry, been away over the weekend...) Afternoon ride in perfect Melbourne winter weather from home (Briar Hill) via Eltham and Diamond Creek shared path to Diamond Creek, by road out to Hurstbridge, Gosfield Road to Panton Hill, then Kangaroo Ground, Research and Eltham return. 3...
by TrikeTragic
Wed 10 Jun 2020, 6:57 pm
Forum: Commuters discussion
Topic: How was your commute today
Replies: 50713
Views: 2146094

Re: How was your commute today

smitty wrote:…...lucky I am still working from home
:D

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