Richard K
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Cycling Joke

Started this discussion. Last reply by DoisforDonuts Jun 6, 2011. 6 Replies

 

Cycling - A return to my youthful days

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Bob Moore replied to Richard K's discussion Sydney Cyclist Geographic Demographic
"Another thing to note, there are two pages to look at. Second page has low scoring suburbs. Seems Google Maps can only handle so many places on a map and any more get put on a second page. I might have been better off just doing LGAs. You can work…"
Aug 13, 2013
Bob Moore replied to Richard K's discussion Sydney Cyclist Geographic Demographic
"not sure if others can edit, can people see the Edit button? if so, can add a missing suburb or change numbers after doing an advanced search on SC members page. Just type in the suburb in the Where do you live box and it returns the number. If…"
Aug 11, 2013
jellybean replied to Richard K's discussion Sydney Cyclist Geographic Demographic
"I can't find myself, my SC location is Nauru"
Aug 11, 2013
Patrick Rossier replied to Richard K's discussion Sydney Cyclist Geographic Demographic
"Oops,had not up dated my profile for a while it seems. One less for Balmain and one more to North Sydney. Great job by the way"
Aug 11, 2013
Bob Moore replied to Richard K's discussion Sydney Cyclist Geographic Demographic
"ive got a few overseas places down. London, Germany, sth america etc."
Aug 11, 2013
Bob Moore replied to Richard K's discussion Sydney Cyclist Geographic Demographic
"been a bit of bracket creep since lasat time, but now the code is supposed to be 0  Red 1-5 Lt Blue 6-15  Lt Blue with dot 16-30 dk blue 31-49 dk blue with dot 50-99 green 100-149 green with dot 150-199 Pink 200+  Pink with…"
Aug 11, 2013
Paul replied to Richard K's discussion Sydney Cyclist Geographic Demographic
"I am intentionally vague about my location, so you won't be able to figure out where I live based on just my profile, which simply lists "Sydney". My actual suburb has zero on the map."
Aug 11, 2013
Ian replied to Richard K's discussion Sydney Cyclist Geographic Demographic
"You'll need to zoom out a few more clicks so you can put in my pin Bob ;) "
Aug 11, 2013

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What sort of riding do you do ?
Commuting, Road Cycling, Mountain Biking, Recreational, Whatever
Where in Sydney do you live ?
Liverpool
Tell us about your bikes
DiamondBack "Sorrento" (MTB) Recreational
Giant "Farrago" (hybrid) Commuter
Avanti "Sprint" (upgraded with full 105 groupset) (Road) Trainer/Fitness
About Me:
Well what can I say... I am a 41 yr old father of one (11yr old son) ... I have returned to cycling after a 20+ year hiatus..... in June 2008 had a 3rd cardiac scare in 4 years.... was less than politly told by my doctor and specialist lose weight, improve your fitness or be dead by 45..... as at 2 Nov 2008...have lost 30+ kilos..... and ride regularly.... have clocked up about 620km to date on the bike.....

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Time for an update on progress

Posted on March 8, 2009 at 2:30pm 7 Comments

Well I have been riding reasonably consistently now for 6 months.... and here is where i am up to



Weight Loss (with diet) 35kg



Commute time to work now down to 17 min (riding time) was 20min



Sunday ride up to 70km now.. ave spd for today 25.6 km/h with a head wind.... previous best for approx same distance (66km) 22.3 KM/h



I am feeling so much stronger...especially on the hills.... can now ave around 18-20km up the hills around here now... previously… Continue

Slow but Steady Progress achieved.

Posted on November 2, 2008 at 12:52pm 9 Comments

I am now trying to go for a regular "long Ride" on sunday mornings.... 50+km at this stage and must say am feeling a lot better each time..... attempt 1 was on 13 Sep ...38.94 km Ave speed 16.3 kmh..... todays ride was my 6th long ride (4th over 50km) and completed 66.04km at ave speed of 22.3... what an improvement nearly double the distance with a 27+% increase in ave speed as well...this in 7 weeks.... what will it be like after 7 months huh

Comment Wall (5 comments)

At 11:57am on September 7, 2008, DamianM said…
Hi Richard
Welcome to Sydneycyclist!
At 7:11pm on January 25, 2009, Luke said…
Yeah for sure. Know of any more in your locale
At 6:51pm on February 13, 2009, Chris Virtue said…
Jeeze. I wouldn't know. It's not for me. How old is it? How much did you pay?
At 7:13am on February 14, 2009, Chris Virtue said…
I'll see what she says. Thanks
At 9:58am on May 30, 2009, Chris Virtue said…
Add me a friend and I'll message you.

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