How was your recreational ride today?

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Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Postby Frosty » Tue 20 Jul 2021, 8:01 pm

Matt1 wrote:Sorry to hear of your loss, Frosty. I was looking forward to hearing and seeing your tales from the Western Queensland rides.


So was I. :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Postby Canuck » Sat 24 Jul 2021, 7:16 am

Frosty wrote:I am currently caravanning around Western Queensland.
I was going to bring you some photos of my riding around the various places BUT SOME PERSON STOLE MY BIKE THE FIRST NIGHT AWAY.
The only good news it was my OLD bike.
Bugger.

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That is the worst!!
At least it was the old bike but how annoying.

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Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Postby Frosty » Sun 25 Jul 2021, 8:12 am

Exactly.

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Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Postby TrikeTragic » Sun 25 Jul 2021, 9:36 am

Yesterday:
First ride since the operation on my shoulder in late May - woo hoo!

Chose a relatively gentle resumption ride, Diamond Creek shared path "out and back". Started around 11.00-ish with the weather being much kinder than the forecast and when the BOM weather radar showed nothing nasty coming from the west. The legs remembered how to go round and round, the body didn't feel too much stress and the brain was suitably stimulated by seeing the world faster than walking pace.

Plenty of people out and about on the trail, quite a few family groups walking, running or riding together, lots of friendly "Hi's" as I rolled past. People of all ages just being active, enjoying not being belted by the cold and wet weather Melbourne's had over this lockdown.

Finished with the Sherbourne Road climb into Briar Hill, long and steady climb, steeper close to the lights near the Briar Hill shops. By this time, the body was well settled back into the ride and there was actually a dose of sun!

A terrific day to be back on the trike..... :P

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Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Postby Frosty » Sun 25 Jul 2021, 2:54 pm

Good to have you back on your bike, Alan.

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Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Postby Canuck » Sun 25 Jul 2021, 3:17 pm

Good to hear you’re back enjoying the trike, TT.

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Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Postby Canuck » Sun 25 Jul 2021, 3:19 pm

The Boy and I did an out and back just over 15km with a pause to play and run about for 20min at a playground. We’ve not been out for far too long, he was nervous the first few kms before finding his confidence on the bike again.

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Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Postby TrikeTragic » Sun 01 Aug 2021, 9:32 am

Yesterday, 2nd ride after the 7 weeks in a sling:

11.30 am start, 17 degrees warm enough for short sleeves and needed sunnies! From Briar Hill, to Monty Ambulance Station, up Panorama Avenue then Banyule Rd along the Yarra Park into Viewbank, Graham Road, then Lower Plenty Road back to Fitzsimmons Lane, through the back of Lower Eltham to Sherbourne Road and home, 22 km 14 kph average. Moderating distance while I get my legs (lungs & heart...) back into shape.

Plenty of bikes and riders out and about, passed by several lone riders and a couple of bunches on the climbs into Viewbank, most with a cheery "hi" as they rolled past. Only one minor irritation, a deliberate horn blast from the driver and (presumably) encouraging words yelled by the passenger of the Ranger ute as I ground up one of the climbs into Viewbank. I'm glad I provided amusement in their otherwise dull day.... 8-)

A thoroughly enjoyable ride.

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Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Postby Canuck » Sun 01 Aug 2021, 3:07 pm

21km on the MTB on shared path, just over an hour. Nice sun, breezy, lots of completely unaware path users. I always wonder if people drive the way they ride.

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Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Postby Claude Cat » Mon 02 Aug 2021, 12:03 pm

Canuck wrote:I always wonder if people drive the way they ride.

Is that a question that needs to be asked? :D

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Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Postby Matt1 » Wed 04 Aug 2021, 9:33 am

Canuck wrote:<<<SNIP>>>lots of completely unaware path users. I always wonder if people drive the way they ride.


They learnt their path craft from the Danish Olympic track team?
Poa kichizi kama ndizi

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Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Postby Claude Cat » Thu 05 Aug 2021, 11:37 am

Matt1 wrote:
Canuck wrote:<<<SNIP>>>lots of completely unaware path users. I always wonder if people drive the way they ride.


They learnt their path craft from the Danish Olympic track team?

Or the NZ pursuit team? :lol:

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Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Postby Frosty » Thu 05 Aug 2021, 3:09 pm

The joy of riding again, after my recent setbacks.

I left at 5:03am and put my lights on and enjoyed the ride.

At the end of The Spit @ 6:01am.
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Seaworld is closed due to our current Lockdown.
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Today's Ride Report: http://www.frostysaussieadventures.com/ ... ride202148

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Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Postby Canuck » Thu 05 Aug 2021, 8:11 pm

^ exceptionally good social distancing! :P

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Re: How was your recreational ride today?

Postby Frosty » Fri 06 Aug 2021, 3:37 pm

2nd day in a row.

I left home at a more suitable time at 8:13am.

The cops were out in force, checking if the motorists were within 10kms from their home.
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At the end of The Spit @ 9:46am.
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Today's Ride Report: http://www.frostysaussieadventures.com/ ... ride202149


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