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Discussion: Hehe

in: orianateering; orianateering > 2023-08-05

Aug 8, 2023 10:42 AM # 
Acampbell:
Too true!!! But I still like working in kms. They come up faster
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Aug 8, 2023 2:14 PM # 
tdgood:
My motto: Train in Miles, race in Kilometers.
Aug 8, 2023 3:01 PM # 
orianateering:
yea but going out for 10 miles sounds a lot less daunting than going out for 16k
Aug 8, 2023 3:48 PM # 
blairtrewin:
Even in Australia which has been using the metric system for 50 years, I can't think of a direct equivalent to "mileage" in use.

I was rather amused by the mixture of units in use at the Scottish 6-Days, sometimes in the same paragraph - I quote from here: "On leaving Elgin carry on straight ahead at Barmuckity roundabout (Elgin Services/ Travellodge) and then take the first left onto the B9103 signed for Lossiemouth. After 2.8 km turn right onto an unclassified road (Urquhart / Milltown / HGV Test Centre). After 0.4 miles turn left into Milltown Airfield."

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