DamianM's Blog – August 2008 Archive (2)

Just riding along

No really, I was.... and my wheel just locked up, collapsed on itself and cracked in half.

Next thing I know I'm on the ground with skin missing on my arm.

Well that's one way of looking at it, I think an alternate version might make more sense.

So the alternate version is I was sprinting off some lights to beat the cars, and headed into a sharp left hand turn at speed. On the fixie. I'm guessing I ground the pedal on the road, I've been riding my road bike a… Continue

Added by DamianM on August 14, 2008 at 11:21pm — 14 Comments

Rev limiters

Had an odd experience on the way to Waterfall this morning. I was feeling OK, legs were a little sore but I was otherwise fine. However if I tried to push myself at all my body just shut down.

It felt like having a rev limiter on a car that stalled the engine if you hit 10000 RPM. If my heart rate got up high I'd just lose all strength. We were having some fun stirring each other up on some of the early climbs like the capt cook bridge, I'd get 3/4 of the way up and be able to go no… Continue

Added by DamianM on August 3, 2008 at 10:42pm — 2 Comments

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