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    (Original post by jneill)
    This is a good point - I do wonder how many bikes are used just once or twice and never again... (unless Girton/Homerton...)
    So if you're at Homerton you'd need a bike? I'm not a confident rider >,<


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    (Original post by Medic_12345)
    So if you're at Homerton you'd need a bike? I'm not a confident rider >,<


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    You need a helicopter from there.
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    (Original post by jneill)
    You need a helicopter from there.
    Oh poo


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    (Original post by Medic_12345)
    Oh poo


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    I used to cycle from Girton to Homerton with my viola to play in a string quartet.

    Even if you're not at Girton or Homerton, a bike is a good thing. Grange Road is very long if you're walking, for instance.

    My son was at Trinity and reckoned that everywhere was 10 minutes away by bike. If it was in the middle of town, the going was slow. If going a bit further out, e.g. the boathouse, it was further but faster.
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    (Original post by Medic_12345)
    So if you're at Homerton you'd need a bike? I'm not a confident rider >,<


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    Yes. Yes. Yes.

    Having a bike turns my journey from a 20 minute walk to a 5 minute cycle.
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    (Original post by alow)
    Yes. Yes. Yes.

    Having a bike turns my journey from a 20 minute walk to a 5 minute cycle.
    I think I'd just have to walk tbh, so scared of riding unless it's in an open park, definitely not around people or cars >.< hopefully lectures won't be that far


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    I'm a confident walker. I've been walking since I was a little kid.
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    After watching the Olympics I was inspired to attempt racewalking, mainly because I felt it would be a good conversation starter and because I'm really rather unfit.

    Turns out that **** is dispiritingly painful. My calves were utterly shredded. Is this what becoming fit is meant be like?



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    (Original post by Krollo)
    After watching the Olympics I was inspired to attempt racewalking, mainly because I felt it would be a good conversation starter and because I'm really rather unfit.

    Turns out that **** is dispiritingly painful. My calves were utterly shredded. Is this what becoming fit is meant be like?



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    This is why I'm taking up college sports - less competitive than uni wide sports so probably less of a shock to lazy people like me :P
    On a sidenote, I love the olympics! It is the one time every four years that you'll find me remotely interested in any sort of sport
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    (Original post by Krollo)
    After watching the Olympics I was inspired to attempt racewalking, mainly because I felt it would be a good conversation starter and because I'm really rather unfit.

    Turns out that **** is dispiritingly painful. My calves were utterly shredded. Is this what becoming fit is meant be like?



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    Lol I can't believe racewalking is a thing... I had to google it
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    I wanted to find out long it would take to walk from college to the lecture halls, and google maps legitimately suggests to punt it.
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    (Original post by EricPiphany)
    I wanted to find out long it would take to walk from college to the lecture halls, and google maps legitimately suggests to punt it.
    Google Maps includes punting?!
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    (Original post by jneill)
    You need a helicopter from there.
    Savage.
    2 savage for me 2 handle.
    I hope you got the handle joke, i just pissed myself laughing about it.
    TBH. I might just stay at home. Probably wont have to travel as much.


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    (Original post by Krollo)
    After watching the Olympics I was inspired to attempt racewalking, mainly because I felt it would be a good conversation starter and because I'm really rather unfit.

    Turns out that **** is dispiritingly painful. My calves were utterly shredded. Is this what becoming fit is meant be like?



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    You can't walk with ur legs mate.
    U move 1 metre per 100 steps.



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    (Original post by PhysicsIP2016)
    This is why I'm taking up college sports - less competitive than uni wide sports so probably less of a shock to lazy people like me :P
    On a sidenote, I love the olympics! It is the one time every four years that you'll find me remotely interested in any sort of sport
    I'm so glad Olympics were on this year, it was a good distraction from the results day wait
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    (Original post by Saracen's Fez)
    Google Maps includes punting?!
    https://www.google.co.uk/maps/dir/Ol...1533!5i1?hl=en
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    (Original post by C0balt)
    I'm so glad Olympics were on this year, it was a good distraction from the results day wait
    Every Team GB gold medal was a good omen :giggle:
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    (Original post by C0balt)
    I'm so glad Olympics were on this year, it was a good distraction from the results day wait
    Claim; The Olympics is fake.
    Proof:
    You heard it here first.
    They include stuff like walking but can't include stuff like cricket.
    Yes, Cricket is a proper sport, tons of countries play it. Hence, Olympics is fake. Q.E.D



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    (Original post by physicsmaths)
    Claim; The Olympics is fake.
    Proof:
    You heard it here first.
    They include stuff like walking but can't include stuff like cricket.
    Yes, Cricket is a proper sport, tons of countries play it. Hence, Olympics is fake. Q.E.D



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    Cricket is a 'trivial' sport, like this \emptyset.
    Racewalking is a 'proper' sport, \subsetneq.
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    My god.

    Turns out it's an Easter egg but still...
 
 
 
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