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by Canuck
Sat 08 May 2021, 5:36 pm
Forum: Commuters discussion
Topic: How was your commute today
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Views: 2917738

Re: How was your commute today

After 3 weeks of working from home because of a persistent cough, it's finally gone, and I'm resuming my 320km / week commute next week (although it will no doubt be wet). However, commuting that much requires more than 1 bike, so one can be fixed/maintained while I use the other. So on that note, ...
by Canuck
Thu 06 May 2021, 6:16 pm
Forum: Commuters discussion
Topic: How was your commute today
Replies: 50926
Views: 2917738

Re: How was your commute today

Good ride home, albeit incredibly short. But that's just the commute these days,. What ha get for choosing to live near workplace.
Enjoying this second burst of warmer weather again. Winter nears, yet it's been pretty good out there!!
by Canuck
Thu 06 May 2021, 11:19 am
Forum: Commuters discussion
Topic: How was your commute today
Replies: 50926
Views: 2917738

Re: How was your commute today

After a couple of days of migraine fun, today I got to ride to work. Beautiful morning for it. I walked the Boy to school along with my bike, then hopped on and went. It's such a short walk, not worth him riding!!
by Canuck
Sun 02 May 2021, 2:39 pm
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: How was your recreational ride today?
Replies: 5025
Views: 317240

Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Bit shy of 24km on foot, walking with Marti as a training outing.
Stuffed myself silly with gnocchi, pasta, foccacia, prosecco and cannolo at the cheese factory's festival.
Now it's time for a beer....
by Canuck
Fri 30 Apr 2021, 8:48 pm
Forum: Commuters discussion
Topic: How was your commute today
Replies: 50926
Views: 2917738

Re: How was your commute today

you're not going to like this response but a left turn on a red into cycle lane is a pretty safe move, in certain circumstances you're at more risk waiting at red as your risk is from behind, where left turner keeps risk in front of them and within their control. its a bit of a pardigm shift in how...
by Canuck
Sat 24 Apr 2021, 5:28 pm
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: How was your recreational ride today?
Replies: 5025
Views: 317240

Re: How was your recreational ride today?

15km walk/hike yesterday, so thought a ride today would help my slightly sore hips.

Heading out on shared path towards Craigieburn, I met H going the opposite way. She turned and joined me, and it made my 40km ride a pleasant social outing :D
by Canuck
Wed 21 Apr 2021, 8:15 pm
Forum: Commuters discussion
Topic: How was your commute today
Replies: 50926
Views: 2917738

Re: How was your commute today

Haven't been able to commute by bike thus week, sadly. Just too much to carry, and too many places to be...
by Canuck
Sun 18 Apr 2021, 8:09 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Meat & 3 Veg
Replies: 927
Views: 54694

Re: Meat & 3 Veg

I have been experimenting with chutney making lately. After the success of my deconstructed licorice chutney from last week, I made a tropical mango and passionfruit chutney today. Now I can hardly wait for tomorrow's lunch :) Let me know when the mango passionfruit chutney is available online :lol:
by Canuck
Sat 17 Apr 2021, 7:15 pm
Forum: Off topic
Topic: Meat & 3 Veg
Replies: 927
Views: 54694

Re: Meat & 3 Veg

Earlier in the week I did a couple of Japanese dishes - teriyaki chicken / rice / broccolini by Boy's request, and sesame soy egg with noodles and fresh greens. Had a coconut sticky rice with caramelised bananas + fresh strawberries for dessert. Will definitely do again, so good. Super boring spag b...
by Canuck
Fri 16 Apr 2021, 1:03 pm
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: How was your recreational ride today?
Replies: 5025
Views: 317240

Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Rode with the Boy to drop him at the grandparents', the long slow way by path. 12.5km for him, 25km for me with the return trip.
by Canuck
Wed 14 Apr 2021, 1:04 pm
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: How was your recreational ride today?
Replies: 5025
Views: 317240

Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Nothing as fabulous looking as the rides above, just our 11km park play trip.
by Canuck
Fri 09 Apr 2021, 5:03 pm
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: How was your recreational ride today?
Replies: 5025
Views: 317240

Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Good to hear TT had an awesome ride, and glad to hear you're back to it, Frosty.
by Canuck
Fri 09 Apr 2021, 12:53 pm
Forum: Cycling discussion
Topic: How was your recreational ride today?
Replies: 5025
Views: 317240

Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Not by bike. Hiked about 6.5km of sections of the Goldfield Track with the Boy, near Hepburn/Daylesford. Signs up about an event, trail markers... then three guys coming from the opposite direction in the kind of kit I'd use for endurance events. Asked them what it was all for - they were out markin...
by Canuck
Thu 08 Apr 2021, 3:12 pm
Forum: Commuters discussion
Topic: How was your commute today
Replies: 50926
Views: 2917738

Re: How was your commute today

Might as well enjoy your bicycle commuting while you still have a chance. The hotel quarantine system has just resumed, and based on previous iterations will probably result in another infection spread and lockdown. We were cynically betting on how long it would be before community transmission had...

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