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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2007 9:23 pm 
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Well, having started audaxing this year (apart from 2 x 100s last November) I'm having a second stab at a 600 this weekend.

If I finish, I'll have an SR series in my first season.

I didn't finish my last attempt (the Three Coasts) and haven't done a vast amount of distance since then. I'm having seriously semi-solid flatulence bouts just contemplating what I'm letting myself in for.

But I realised today that the last week of September is exactly two years since I first got a bike as an adult (a nice, sturdy hybrid which weighed a ton, with a ladies frame because I was scared of crossbars.) So I feel I owe myself something to finish it, and get my SR series as a sort of cycling anniversary.

I'm only really writing this because the more people I tell, the more likely it is that I'll do it.

Just..... don't laugh if I don't. :oops:

Jarvis - can you be on standby with either jugs of celebratory cocktail or cups of soothing tea for Monday, depending?


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2007 10:20 pm 
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Good luck! Stay awake and find tailwinds when you need them. That's a hell of an achievement for your first couple of years!

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Posting that you're doing it is a hostage to fortune, I did it before my first century ride. I'm jealous. It's been a rubbish year, mile wise, and I'd love to have a crack at some silly distances. Good luck!


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Best of luck! May the p*n*t*re fairy stay far from your wheels.

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If you do it, great!

If you don't do it, you've still done great getting to where you are!

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Your not the only one worying Liz it'll be my first attempt as well, Juliets 2nd after the BC and Steve said that Charlotte might try doing it on fixed :shock: .
Last Sundays 250 was really hard work it may have been the headwind, though that shouldn't have been too bad on the trike.
I hope I don't hold you lot up.
See you saturday.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 26, 2007 8:28 am 
Good luck Liz! Will be keeping my fingers tight crossed for you.


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Go for it Liz! :claps:

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 01, 2007 2:59 am 
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Celebratory cocktails, please Jarvis!

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Perfect timing :) Was it good?

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Good?

Well, it was..... a challenge. :mrgreen:

I fell asleep, sprawled out and snoring on the last train home. Got up today shockingly dehydrated, unable to move my legs, covered in inexplicable bruises that I don't remember getting, craving a fry-up and suffering from a terrible attack of the shits.

Last time this happened I'd had about twelve pints. :?


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PostPosted: Mon Oct 01, 2007 4:21 pm 
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So 1 pint = 50km approx? Yay, an exchange rate!

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Obviously that varies depending on your size, weight and tolerance.... but apparently yes, for a 5'3 bird with a potentially lethal alcohol tolerance, it seems that 50km cycling for every 1 pint has the same effect.

Six pints in the pub on a Friday night? Nah, it's cheaper just to ride 300km and you'll feel just the same the next day!

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Yea! Chapeau! :claps: :claps: :claps: :claps: :claps: :claps: :claps:

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Well done that girl! :claps: :claps:

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