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Old 05-20-2019, 08:39 PM
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Originally Posted by Kwak View Post
We belong to the local Y and they hit us with spam emails about challenges and whatnot. This summer they're doing a 10K step challenge. You can sign up (for an additional $10) and you get a t-shirt.

I looked into personal training. It's not included in my $85 a month family membership. It costs $40 a half hour. Pfft. No thank you. I hate being "nickle and dimed" to death.

PS: does anybody use the "Map my ride" or "Map my walk" apps. I'm trying to figure out how to post my workouts to Instagram. It kinda ties into the whole "what do you do with your time since you don't do anything all day?" thing.
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Old 05-20-2019, 11:41 PM
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Got the wife the Peloton she wanted for Mother's day. Nice machine. 39 months no interest deal. What irked me was the $250 delivery and setup charge. Took the guts less than 30 minutes. Someone here said they were thinking about getting one also. If you know someone or somewhere with an active account you can use them as a referral and get $100credit for accessories. I got a free mat and toe clips. My wife used the apartment complex she stays in when in Boston as a referral. just a heads up. I will try the machine soon.
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Old 07-30-2019, 01:07 PM
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As I said elsewhere, I've been trying to ride my bike more. I joined the Trek Bikes Centurion Challenge on Strava and have been using it to track my rides. I was using Map My Ride before but I'm warming up to Strava.

I'm currently at 78.8 miles and have one day left. My daily "maintenance" route is 14 miles that takes about 1-1/2 hours that I would like to do before dinner. We have an appointment tomorrow morning but maybe I can get another maintenance ride in after.

The people on the leaderboard on Strava are inhuman though. I can't believe there are people who ride over 1000 miles a month. That's over 30 miles a day with no days off.
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Old 08-09-2019, 01:53 PM
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