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Post by PSims » Fri Jul 07, 2006 10:14 pm

Fair enough John - repsect to you guys for doing the short distances...(hesitates before saying this to Slug) but I absolutely dread the short ones! Anything from 500m thru 3000m really does hurt - I have a low pain threshold - need to build up some resilience I guess. I couldn't even VISUALISE the times you pull - never seen anything that fast in real life.

I guess there's an optimum way of doing this 250km.
I haven't found it that's for sure.

Some of my split times this week are poor, around 2:11 - 2:13 as I'm so tired. Had I the full 4 weeks, I would probably have elected to crack it as 25 x 10k.

Doing this much in a week is not to be recommended - getting joint pains, blistering at the end of the spine, fingers stope tiping propaly and eef...ght
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Post by redshell » Sun Jul 09, 2006 4:43 pm

Hi Guys
Did the le mans this w/e...never again, so tired at the moment though 2 beers haven't helped. Just over 85,000...good start for the 7 day wonder!

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Post by Stan » Sun Jul 09, 2006 7:04 pm

Very impressive Michelle - well done
Just finished the one for Mr Sims in a total time of 3 hours 21:47.8, generating 5 pbs in the process :D . 6 if you count "the rest" but I wont claim that one :lol:
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Post by Bangers » Tue Jul 11, 2006 3:07 pm

[quote="Thomas W-P"]I think that working at 80% maximum for long periods is supposed to be the way to raise your VO2 max.



I believe you're absolutley correct that longish periods holding 80% MHR (UT1/AT boundary) are extremely good for improving aerobic capacity and staying power (mental).
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Post by webberg » Wed Jul 12, 2006 9:25 am

Guys, I've read the comments here and in view of the weather and Mr Sims impending hols and Shell's blown attempt at this I've extended the deadline to the end of September.

This also gives me a chance to do the Roller Coaster first. :?

I do have a version of this called GIZA (or for Gooner GEEZER). This has more but shorter steps and should suit the power monkeys out there. I'll post it in the autumn. :P
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Post by G A Tait » Thu Jul 13, 2006 2:28 pm

Don't know if it's me or something to do with my explorer settings, but I can't open the link to the ELM web page.
I've tried a few times this week and no joy.
Does anyone know why?

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Post by johnglynn » Thu Jul 13, 2006 2:48 pm

Hello Gillian

I'm not sure what's happening with yours, here is a copy of the link
http://elm.dynamicducks.com/

What sort of error to you get ?
- Something to do Rails ?
- Something to do 401 ?
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Post by G A Tait » Thu Jul 13, 2006 2:58 pm

Thanks John, unfortunately it still doesn't work.
I get a standard 'this page cannot be displayed' error each time.

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Post by Gregor Andrews » Thu Jul 13, 2006 3:06 pm

G A Tait wrote:Thanks John, unfortunately it still doesn't work.
I get a standard 'this page cannot be displayed' error each time.
Very strange. How about this one: http://elm.dynamicducks.com/teams/list
Same problem?
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Post by G A Tait » Thu Jul 13, 2006 3:26 pm

Same problem

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Post by Gregor Andrews » Thu Jul 13, 2006 3:32 pm

G A Tait wrote:Same problem
Buy a new PC then and tell us if it still happens. :?

Anyone else got any ideas?
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Post by johnglynn » Thu Jul 13, 2006 3:37 pm

Sorry, I'm drawing blanks Gillian

It might be your/companies firewall, but thats unlikely unless you had to ask your technical services to open this forum site
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Post by Thomas W-P » Thu Jul 13, 2006 3:49 pm

Can you get http://www.dynamicducks.com/? Might be some weird firewall won't let through non-standard web addresses thingy.
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Post by G A Tait » Thu Jul 13, 2006 4:00 pm

Definately a weird web address thingy.
I went into my web privacy settings and told my machine to allow the web site and it came up with an invalid domain error.
I'm stuck.
I'll try my PC at home.
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Post by Stan » Thu Jul 13, 2006 8:05 pm

I occasionally get the same problem. Usually I wait a few seconds then press the reload page (refresh) button and everything is ok again. No idea why it happens though :?
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Possibly

Post by PSims » Fri Jul 14, 2006 11:08 pm

There was a posting about this from a guy called Citroen on our old Free Spirits thread on http://www.concept2.co.uk/forum - see if it helps...


johnglynn wrote:
I tried adding a new distance challenge to ELM, but kept getting a "Application error (Rails)", is there any way around this ?

Cotroen replied:
If you get that on the ELM site you need to log all the way out and log back in.


I would also try clearing the cache: Tools > Internet Options > Delete Cookies, Delete Files, History - kill everything - cos you never know what's left lying around!!! Bit extreme, but I get desparate sometimes!
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Check the URL again

Post by PSims » Mon Jul 17, 2006 10:03 am

Gillian,

The ELM site starts "elm" not "www" - just check that, as it's an odd one:

elm.dynamicducks.com
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Post by G A Tait » Mon Jul 17, 2006 10:09 am

I've tried everything with no joy. Thank you anyway.
I can open it no problem at home, so definately a firewall issue.

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