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by redefined_cycles
Sun Apr 14, 2024 10:51 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Today's Run
Replies: 893
Views: 105718

Re: Today's Run

Oh, and the run to Castle Hill was without any extra layers and just the berghaus top. Usually really cold up there as it's about 240m up (not too high, I know), exposed and freezing...

Lovely pic there btw Verena :-bd
by redefined_cycles
Sun Apr 14, 2024 10:47 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Today's Run
Replies: 893
Views: 105718

Re: Today's Run

Training for this Yorkshire Man marathon in Sept and trying not to hurt my knees in the process. This last couple of weeks was a bit, 'on the edge'. Last week whilst riding with my final fasting ride I tried to chase a lycra cyclist on his gravel bike. Silly move as I was obviously never catching hi...
by redefined_cycles
Sun Apr 14, 2024 10:37 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Anyone local to these areas able to review (sections of) my route pls?
Replies: 37
Views: 535

Re: Anyone local to these areas able to review (sections of) my route pls?

Been looking at the route as well as suggestions today. Thanks so much for all the input and especially those that helped by editing some gps files. After atk and someone earlier mentioned the Panorama Walkway and Andy put it in the file - meaning I could see there wasn't much extra mileage to the t...
by redefined_cycles
Sun Apr 14, 2024 4:20 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: New Trail Shoes
Replies: 4
Views: 106

Re: New Trail Shoes

Hi Pete. Not sure if reduced drop (like 4mm as compared to standard 10mm from heel to toes) is gonna be a put-off. But, there is an up and coming company called TOPO. If you type in Topo Athletic you'll find plenty info about them and reviews from most users are excellent. Thing that sold me (as wel...
by redefined_cycles
Sat Apr 13, 2024 10:35 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Fat Fighters '24. The year for deflation!
Replies: 103
Views: 3383

Re: Fat Fighters '24. The year for deflation!

Second day of inermittent fasting today (aside from the ramadhan fasting which is always full-on and finished a few days ago). Been using this app free version https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=de.fastic.app My biggest problem is eating late. So yesterdays meal at 2000 was my last, been ...
by redefined_cycles
Fri Apr 12, 2024 2:43 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Anyone local to these areas able to review (sections of) my route pls?
Replies: 37
Views: 535

Re: Anyone local to these areas able to review (sections of) my route pls?

Thanks very much Andy. Will go over it all again shortly and absorb all the info. Panorama walkway will probably take me too far off track as there is some climbs that need keeping in through Wales.

Really appreciate everyones help and will look at my choices around Manchester also.
by redefined_cycles
Fri Apr 12, 2024 1:51 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Fat Fighters '24. The year for deflation!
Replies: 103
Views: 3383

Re: Fat Fighters '24. The year for deflation!

NB. Since I did mention religion (and I try not to as I know it irritates people these days, sorry) I may as well elaborate. In Islam we're encouraged to remember that the body is on loan from God. One day it will go back and we'll be questioned about it and how we looked after it. Hence my plan is ...
by redefined_cycles
Fri Apr 12, 2024 1:47 am
Forum: General banter
Topic: Fat Fighters '24. The year for deflation!
Replies: 103
Views: 3383

Re: Fat Fighters '24. The year for deflation!

Fri 12th Jan - 86.0kg Sat 9th Mar - 88.5kg Not sure what gone on there. Entered a marathon and runnng more, cycling less (cos target is 63miles or nothing which on hindsight might be a bit silly!). Lots of food going in I guess or maybe the muscles are becoming more dense. Belly still looks a bit p...
by redefined_cycles
Fri Apr 12, 2024 12:14 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Anyone local to these areas able to review (sections of) my route pls?
Replies: 37
Views: 535

Re: Anyone local to these areas able to review (sections of) my route pls?

*compared to other peoples tough rides/routes. Not mentioning any names!
by redefined_cycles
Fri Apr 12, 2024 12:13 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Anyone local to these areas able to review (sections of) my route pls?
Replies: 37
Views: 535

Re: Anyone local to these areas able to review (sections of) my route pls?

Thanks 'Frog at'... Them extra few metres of elevation were a hard fought find so will stay right in there. Regards gravel, just as we approach Manchester after (probably) the hardest push out of Huddersfield on the top edge of the Peaks (about 5 miles of slog with wind and full exposure... usually ...
by redefined_cycles
Thu Apr 11, 2024 10:08 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The next Eclipse
Replies: 27
Views: 457

Re: The next Eclipse

Aha. Thanks John. Sounds nasty. I'll probably stay away :-bd
by redefined_cycles
Thu Apr 11, 2024 9:33 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The next Eclipse
Replies: 27
Views: 457

Re: The next Eclipse

:grin:

I don't get the rotten eggs. Is that from too much beans :smile:
by redefined_cycles
Thu Apr 11, 2024 8:49 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: The next Eclipse
Replies: 27
Views: 457

Re: The next Eclipse

pistonbroke wrote: Wed Apr 10, 2024 3:52 pm I saw the 1999 one as well, 3000m up on Monte Pedido in the Pyrenees. We're in prime position for 2026 as we live 50km north of the blue line on John's map. Bookings being taken now 😏
Thanks, but sorry mate, I prefer Iceland.
Are you taking bookings Gian :smile:
by redefined_cycles
Thu Apr 11, 2024 11:21 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Anyone local to these areas able to review (sections of) my route pls?
Replies: 37
Views: 535

Re: Anyone local to these areas able to review (sections of) my route pls?

Hi Shaf :cool: Your route looks like it goes actually past my house, (south of Wrexham) but the scale is wrong for me to be sure. I’ll pm you my location and you can confirm. Or you can send me the gpx. If you are coming my way, perhaps I can suggest some changes. Have you fixed a date yet. It’d be...
by redefined_cycles
Thu Apr 11, 2024 11:01 am
Forum: Classifieds
Topic: SOLD: Miss Grape Tendril 10.7 Handlebar Bag
Replies: 3
Views: 135

Re: SOLD: Miss Grape Tendril 10.7 Handlebar Bag

Arrived and is beautiful. Thanks Sam.
by redefined_cycles
Thu Apr 11, 2024 10:40 am
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Anyone local to these areas able to review (sections of) my route pls?
Replies: 37
Views: 535

Re: Anyone local to these areas able to review (sections of) my route pls?

Move south a little here Shaf. Plenty of off road tracks over the mountains. Some may not be 100% legal RoW but they're well used by bikes. https://i.imgur.com/QeJFelE.jpg Already sorted that Stu. Have changed it to the singletrack paved roads just above the A5. At the end of this I think I'll prob...
by redefined_cycles
Wed Apr 10, 2024 9:08 pm
Forum: Your Trips & Adventures
Topic: Anyone local to these areas able to review (sections of) my route pls?
Replies: 37
Views: 535

Re: Anyone local to these areas able to review (sections of) my route pls?

A nice, flat well surfaced blast to the finish. Better than the A458, especially Mucklow Hill towards the end! https://www.komoot.com/tour/1506840282?share_token=a0OH7Acuxdnmmib3eBgdJuRaXMRj8GjU9A107TCe7wlLwzd86z&ref=wtd Appreciate that UtR... Does that mean I'm losing alot of my elevation? and...
by redefined_cycles
Wed Apr 10, 2024 9:04 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Eid pressie prize! (Prize updated so gravel strokers don't feel intimidated against)
Replies: 24
Views: 324

Re: Eid pressie prize! (Prize updated so gravel strokers don't feel intimidated against)

Here we go https://youtu.be/EGAqbci0w_Q?si=4VhDzyNsWQABN3G2 On topic of the name of the Angel Gabriel (peace be upin him) - another one if you're on Who wants to be a millionaire - the arabs didn't have a history of receiving messengers as regularly as the Jewish tribes. So when Jibraeel (PBUH) came...
by redefined_cycles
Wed Apr 10, 2024 8:48 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Eid pressie prize! (Prize updated so gravel strokers don't feel intimidated against)
Replies: 24
Views: 324

Re: Eid pressie prize! (Prize updated so gravel strokers don't feel intimidated against)

NB. Update... I'm seeking out a 2 to 5 mins vid describing the answer. After that anyone that wants to take a shot feel free.

You got until midnight :lol: if anyone really wanted/needed a pump... 2 ticks, lemme review a few vids that are easier to follow.
by redefined_cycles
Wed Apr 10, 2024 8:46 pm
Forum: General banter
Topic: Eid pressie prize! (Prize updated so gravel strokers don't feel intimidated against)
Replies: 24
Views: 324

Re: Eid pressie prize! (Prize updated so gravel strokers don't feel intimidated against)

We're gonna need some multiple choice Shaf. :lol: I might keep em for next eid prize giveaway (or maybe I needed a better prize to tempt people to seek out the answers). But... I'll share the answer anyway... Couple of people got it right but they didn't want a prize and it was sent me via PM so I'...