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Day 9 of the norbs TdF challenge 2015

A very late get away today limited my time, but I still managed a good hour on the bike. Boat #cycling #arvoride #cubecycl #norbstdfchallenge A photo posted by @norbsy on Jul 18, 2015 at 11:31pm PDT Greenwell Point. #cycling #arvoride … Continue reading

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Day 8 of the norbs TdF Challenge 2015

Bugger all to report today. No photos due to the pissing rain and wind. Slipped a bit further behind, but still hanging in there.

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Day 7 of the norbs TdF Challenge 2015

After a sneaky rest day yesterday, it was back into it today in some pretty crappy windy weather again. So I have dropped back again, but it is still achievable. Calalla Bay in the wind #cycling #lunchride #cubecycl #norbstdfchallenge A … Continue reading

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Day 5 of the norbs TdF Challenge 2015

It was a cracking day out on the bike today, and the longest ride of the challenge so far. Nearly reeled in the pack as well. Looking like a horses arse. #cycling #lunchride #cubecycl #norbstdfchallenge A photo posted by @norbsy … Continue reading

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Day 4 of the norbs TdF Challenge 2015

A pretty cruisey ride around wind swept Culburra Beach this arvo. Slipped back a bit again, but hope to do some long rides later in the week and on the weekend to give myself a buffer.

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Day 3 of the norbs TdF Challenge 2015

Day 3 was a very windy affair. Not a lot of fun, but a bit longer and a few more metres climbing than normal. I am a bit sore tonight. The slow average speed tells the tale. This bloody wind. … Continue reading

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Day 2 of the norbs TdF Challenge of 2015.

Well that was a sucky ride today. Wind that would blow the stench off Tony Abbott and cars everywhere. So already I am out the back of the peloton. One good thing, I bettered my KOM on a long downhill … Continue reading

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Day 1 of the norbs TdF Challenge of 2015.

Every now and then I am known to shoot my big mouth off, and the other night was a clanger. I put this out to the world on Twitter. Ok, if I can get 25 RTs, I will take a … Continue reading

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Day 17 – Really Non Pro

Pushing through the pain, it is what separates the pros from the rest of us nuff nuffs. That and the fact they don’t get the pain until long, long after the rest of us are bent over the bike by … Continue reading

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Day 16 – Slipping and Sliding

Contact patch is the portion of a vehicle’s tyre that is in actual contact with the road surface. It is most commonly used in the discussion of pneumatic tires, (i.e. pressurized tyres), where the term is strictly used to describe … Continue reading

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