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by mines-a-pint
30 Jul 2017, 5:02pm
Forum: Touring & Expedition
Topic: Useful French Website
Replies: 2
Views: 664

Useful French Website

Came across this website and thought it may be of intrest to those looking at cycling in France..

http://www.freewheelingfrance.com
by mines-a-pint
25 Jul 2017, 6:27pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Has anyone tried to find a job which will help boost fitness?
Replies: 6
Views: 825

Re: Has anyone tried to find a job which will help boost fitness?

Before I started work at a plumbers merchant I used to go to the gym 4 times a week and run about 40 miles..now after work I'm too knackered..Fitbit reckons I average walking 7 miles a day plus there's a lot of lifting, items up to 70kg..don't mind though as it keeps me fit and there's no stress. Ju...
by mines-a-pint
12 Jul 2017, 8:00pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Comfort vs Utility
Replies: 20
Views: 1210

Re: Comfort vs Utility

I was in a similar position to you last year. My wife entered me in the Prudential 100 (charity ride) and not being a cyclist started reading up on it and somewhere I read that putting in the same amount of effort a road bike is 2mph quicker than a hybrid (don't know if its true thou) that swayed it...
by mines-a-pint
9 Jul 2017, 7:23pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Bike storage shed
Replies: 3
Views: 438

Re: Bike storage shed

Asgard have a good selection of metal bike storage units, they have good reviews but may be overkill for your needs if security isn't an issue...
by mines-a-pint
28 Jun 2017, 6:03pm
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Average speed by age/weight
Replies: 43
Views: 30938

Re: Average speed by age/weight

Depends what bike I'm on.. I usually do 50-60 mile rides on a Saturday or Sunday, on my road bike (trek 1.2) I average between 15 & 17 mph, on the hybrid it's about 2 mph less..
I'm 63 5'8 and 75kg...


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