So, it’s jump on the Tacx Trainer, and do a ramp test.
Then, to get my legs working again afterwards dug out an ancient Tacx DVD of the descent of the Gavia, done in 2 stages, as that’s how the ride was already segmented. 22 more words
Well – the UK is in the grip of Gales and horizontal rain – I’ve just lost half a dozen Tiles from the roof, and theres no way on gods green/blue earth you’re getting me outside on the bike in this – it nearly blew me off my feet at 6am when I went outside to rescue the wheelybins, 2 of which were breakdancing on the patio, and the third which was making a bid to escape, Dalek like down the garden path… 304 more words
Smiles… did anyone mention smiles… Angry Words, Yes, Shaking Fist and Swearing at the Computer, Yes, but Smiles… Nope.
First 2 rides were aborted in short order as the TTS software crashed – turned out Windows 8.1 was having a “update fest” and was hogging all the system resources so the whole training software kept dying on it’s arse. 56 more words
Indoor Smiles/Miles today – still got remnants of the head-cold, so thought better of riding in the pissing rain outside today – plugged in the VR Trainer and had a little tootle around one of my favourite VR DVD’s from Tacx – The “Strade Bianchi”. 95 more words