I got a KOM today.

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  • I got a KOM today.
  • Dibbs
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    On only my 4th ride since I finished my cancer treatment.
    OK it was downhill and Strava says I only used 1 watt of power but a KOM is still a KOM πŸ˜†

    http://app.strava.com/activities/50939339#907993696

    Premier Icon scaredypants
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    54 mph – I assume that’s a tuck rather than a pedal 😯

    Congrats, you have more KoM than me

    taxi25
    Member

    I’ve given you kudos. Steep old hill that one ! Takes a bit of bottle to keep of the brakes and let it run.
    But being a cancer survivor perhaps you’ve lost that fear of death. πŸ˜‰

    I think he had cancer of the fear and had it removed.

    But in all seriousness nice one fella, that’s gotta feel pretty good. You have earned a beer right there!

    Dibbs
    Member

    You have earned a beer right there!

    I’d love a beer, but the radiotherapy’s killed off my taste buds (hopefully only temporarily) so at the moment it would just be a waste. πŸ˜₯

    The tastebuds will return.

    In the meantime, you must remind them of how things used to be.

    Very, very well done!

    Diane
    Member

    Great stuff – ass kicked all round! πŸ˜€

    Premier Icon Northwind
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    unklehomered – Member

    I think he had cancer of the fear and had it removed.

    Premier Icon flap_jack
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    54.4 mph. Holy Cow !

    Premier Icon thisisnotaspoon
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    I got one today as well, unfortunately it’s a duplicate that someone’s created, I’ll let it lie for a day then report it as a duplicate.

    knottie8
    Member

    you are a legend ! Good on ya Dibbs .

    Premier Icon singlespeedstu
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    On only my 4th ride since I finished my cancer treatment.

    😯 Whoooa. That’s a shocker.
    Glad you’re on the mend. We’ll have to drop down and get out for a pedal with you again soon. πŸ˜€

    giantx4
    Member

    Good work sir!.. KUDOS given…:))

    stanfree
    Member

    Chapeau Dibbs , congrats on your recovery.

    Premier Icon mattjg
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    I just got an email saying I lost a KOM I didn’t know I had on a trail I can’t quite place from the map and certainly didn’t know was a segment.

    What fun.

    Premier Icon mattjg
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    & chapeau Dibbs too.

    Premier Icon luffy105
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    Well flipping done! awesome result!

    Strava only exists to tell me how rubbish I am. Well deserved Kudos given πŸ™‚

    steve_b77
    Member

    I had one for 15mins tonite πŸ™

    Granted the lad I took it off, took it back

    Forget the strava ….fair play to you mate.congrats

    Premier Icon mattjg
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    Our group ride from last night shows at least 4 of us having overall 9th on an XC trail, today I’m 12th. I think I was 9th for a while because I get home first and upload before the (faster) others are in.

    Premier Icon mattjg
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    & PRs are falling like nine pins because these are the first properly dry conditions for 15 months, and lots of us have bought 29ers in the meantime

    Premier Icon mattjg
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    In fact I never was 9th in real time because one of the guys who was faster than me finished a couple of seconds before me.

    Strava can’t know that as it’s not updated in real time. But it ought to be able to strip me of a result it turns out I never had.

    Premier Icon Garry_Lager
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    Congrats Dibbs.

    I got one last night, only to find that I’m actually joint fastest.

    Most unsatisfactory. There can be only one true KOM.

    STATO
    Member

    “Strava can’t know that as it’s not updated in real time. But it ought to be able to strip me of a result it turns out I never had.”

    Nah, at the time you uploaded you were 9th, whats the point going back and removing things. I like to look back on old rides and see what i achieved at the time, gives you motivation to go do it again.

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