Long no time no hear hows it going been riding much?
Come on Trev, dont let the few from down under let the Southern Hemisphere down. Have missed your posts to be honest........I am enjoying the roads a bit now. Having moved to Spain form NZ, the heat is just killing me. Left home at 6.30AM this morning, started riding at 7, it was 29 deg C after 2 hours it was 32 deg C. It is sucking it out of me. Hating it, not sure what to do actually................Trevor! said:I've done no riding - absolutely none whatsoever - over the last few months. Its partly my own fault but also I've been pursuing other interests and being doing everything but riding. I am running everyday to maintain some degree of fitness - ran 14K this morning at 7:30 in 0 degree weather. Great run, too cold though. Perfect conditions otherwise.
I continually lurk on MTBR/RBR/WW etc but not really adding much to discussion. Going to rebuild my Ellsworth as its in need of some new parts.
I can't say I miss the trails all that much - miss the roads more so - but running is keeping me happy.
I agree, I used to run, I found it like watching paint dry or the grass grow............ I guess in a group it may be alright, nah it sux... I travel loads for work, so may do it on a rare occasion if a hotel gym does not have a ***** exocycle that feels nothing like a bike, I have a blat on the treadmill..............bigdamo said:What other interests can there be apart from drinking and mtbing I tried running thought i would have the fittnest to do it but I'm lucky to last 10 metres maybe 15 if someone pointed a gun at me and said run.Yeah it can be hard to find motivation to go riding in winter spring is round the corner bet get fit
I wonder if Tuesday nights are still a go?All Mountain said:Trevor, I haven't rode in 3 months! I'm in the midst of building an extension to the house. Was never in shape before, now I'm going to be in trouble!!! I am enjoying time off from mountin biking. Wish I had a road bike, but with all the local deaths/injuries on the road I'm too apprehensive to ride on the road now.
Take the MTB route One person got killed near my place about a month ago on a road bike and that was on the bike lane:eekster:You have too nice a bike for it not to be used you could however send it up to me and i will give it a good work out:thumbsup:CulBaire said:I too have been struggling to get in the riding- I just totally lost motivation after a real rough time of things. I decided nearly getting killed every time I head out on the roadie just wasn't worth it... The Titus however saw a trip to Sydney which saw some refreshed interest in riding which has been good for me.
A prospective change of employment might also have a positive effect on my riding- 30km commute each way 5 days a week, with two routes- one for the MTB and one on the road :thumbsup:
See what happens. The Titus is still in it's flight bag, incase I decide to randomly fly some where and go for a ride, as I have a tendancy to do.... The job isnt in the bag yet, but it might be close- should know in the next few days.bigdamo said:Take the MTB route One person got killed near my place about a month ago on a road bike and that was on the bike lane:eekster:You have too nice a bike for it not to be used you could however send it up to me and i will give it a good work out:thumbsup:
No not burnt out - just not interested in riding reallly. I've been running everyday so thats made me feel happy.Low_Rider said:Sounds like you're suffering from burn-out bloke! I'll have to catch up with you sometime this semester for a roll about.
I assume you're still flat out with Uni and work? I understand how all work and no play makes for a very stressful lifestyle; at least you can always come back to your riding.
Keep the passion alive Trev! :thumbsup: