Cheers guys

Discussion in 'Commuting' started by yorkshiregoth, 30 Aug 2007.

  1. yorkshiregoth

    yorkshiregoth Master of all he surveys

    After yesterday debacle of being unable to continue cycling I managed to clock up 84 miles today, not quite the century but close enough. I was partly assisted up the A4 by drafting a couple of guys who said they were on their way to Gloucester. One was riding a black Colnago Primavera and the other guy had a Condor and was wearing Team Discovery Strip.

    At first I wasn't sure why one of them kept pointing left and right until I realised he was pointing out potholes etc so thanks for that, it makes a nice change.

    Was it any of you guys:?

  2. Jacomus-rides-Gen

    Jacomus-rides-Gen New Member

    Guildford / London
    Unable to continue cycling??!?!?
  3. OP

    yorkshiregoth Master of all he surveys

    too exhausted!
  4. Pete

    Pete Guest

    Normal practice and courtesy when riding in a group. As a 'loner' most of the time, I too need to get into the habit whenever I'm with someone - tend to 'forget' and think only of oneself ... ;)

    Well done on your not-quite ton! Wish I had one of those (though I did 45 on Monday, quite enough...)
  5. Maz

    Maz Legendary Member

    84 miles...that's some distance.
    Y'see, that road you were on is called a 'ring road' for a reason - it goes round and round and round and round...

    Well done, mate. I couldn't do that kind of distance.
  6. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    Well done yorkshiregoth, Eygpt next stop!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  7. Tetedelacourse

    Tetedelacourse New Member

    Possibly a question for Health and Fitness but given your collapse earlier in the week Goth, are there any longer term effects of a bonk? Is it just a 12 or 24 hour thing and you could be right as rain again the next morning? I know that's happened in the tour but I don't place any trust in those scenarios.
  8. Pete

    Pete Guest

    I used to cycle through 'Egypt' quite often when I was living in Yorkshire (it's a little hamlet on the outskirts of Bradford).
  9. PBancroft

    PBancroft Senior Member

    There's quite a few Egypts around the place. There's even one in Hampshire.

    I wonder what the etymology of that is?
  10. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    "There's quite a few Egypts around the place."
    Yes, but are they all sandy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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