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Discussion: Finishing is better than th...

in: PrueD; PrueD > 2018-06-03

Jun 3, 2018 7:25 AM # 
Louise:
Finishing is better than the alternative!
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Jun 4, 2018 6:16 AM # 
PrueD:
One issue was the blue metal roads in the plantations, which were really hard to ride on. Today l worked with HVP and they told me the size of the road metal in that area was larger than usual, and log trucks often got flat tyres as a result.
The second issue was not reading the contours properly, and every 'down' ended up being an 'up'.
The third issue was lack of bike legs. I could wing it for the middle distance, but not for the long distance. I really should ride the bike more than twice a year.
The plus side was the wonderful RACV resort at Creswick. What a great place!
Jun 4, 2018 11:15 AM # 
Louise:
The chunky roads put me off MTBO. I want to spend a couple of hours toodling along some singletrack. Not out in the exposed rocky and unrideable access roads.

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