After a bit of a bike ride...

.. with long downhill bits..

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07/10/2003 at 13:08
RAPIDLY revisiting my determination to learn to ride a bike.

Are Goldwings acceptable on a tri course? They're nice and cushioned...
cougie    pirate
07/10/2003 at 13:09
Flite are v good. I've got a gel flite.

Still a bit sore if I have a few weeks off though. But as Jon. and Ironwolf say - with time you get used to it.
07/10/2003 at 13:15
Know what you mean Ironwolf...ouch!!

Trouble is, like you say, it's ok after a while but like me now I haven't been on my bike for a couple of weeks and the pain of the exertion doesn't bother me one bit but the pain down below puts me right off!

Do you think I would look silly if I take my comfort cushion 'leopard skin number from John Lewis which normally resides on my bed' and pop it under my delicate bits for the first few rides?
07/10/2003 at 13:32
I might object...might be a relative.
07/10/2003 at 13:35
Tee hee JJ!
07/10/2003 at 13:57
Hmm, so I am not alone then! I only use my bicycle for going to and from work - 2 very undulating miles each eay - but a few weeks ago went to the doc because I was worried that something bad was going on down below. After examining me, the first thing she asked was if I ride a bicycle. Then she told me not to wear any pants when I'm at home. And now I'm fine.

I sympathise for you proper cyclists!!
cougie    pirate
07/10/2003 at 14:00
Oh yeah - and ladies - especially no thongs in my spin classes or when you are out on the bike. Just lycra shorts and it should be much more comfy.

I haven't yet conducted a thong inspection in class - but the threat is there !
07/10/2003 at 14:01
Hildy!

Commando at home?
07/10/2003 at 14:02
( rapidly thums directory to book into Cougie's spinning class)

This should be good!
07/10/2003 at 14:02
Gel Flite Cougie? You girl!!!
07/10/2003 at 14:03
Absolutely Barkles. Twas a little bit strange at first. Oh yes, the doc also banned thongs.
cougie    pirate
07/10/2003 at 14:10
Oh the power !!!
Bionic Ironwolf    pirate
07/10/2003 at 14:10
Yeah, absolutely no thongs! Keep 'em for the beach.
07/10/2003 at 14:14
I am trying to concentrate here...Hildy STOPPIT!
cougie    pirate
07/10/2003 at 14:16
Don't look at the piccy on the front page of the Star then. Thong or dental floss ?

Created quite a debate in the office today.
07/10/2003 at 14:30
...not that I would ever wear a thong - so uncomfortable!

It's a huge fashion conspiracy - if they started to make clothing out of decent fabrics again, then people wouldn't need to worry about the dreaded VPL, so they wouldn't need/want to wear thongs. Ugh!!!

Sorry, back to the cycling then...
07/10/2003 at 14:30
concentrate on what Barkles - finding that kid's tooth? :)
07/10/2003 at 14:32
tee hee....

actually am invigilating at the mo, so not allowed to do anything of substance..
07/10/2003 at 14:34
ah, I see, well, better not suddenly laugh out then?!

I need to write my Norwegian essay, and then have productive thoughts about Luce Irigaray. And then write them into my thesis intro. Make of that what you will!
Bionic Ironwolf    pirate
07/10/2003 at 14:39
Sounds complicated Hilde
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