This weeks links (2017-03-27)

In brief:

* Mountains 101 – University of Alberta [Coursera]
Mountains 101­­ is a broad and integrated overview of the mountain world. This 12-lesson course covers an interdisciplinary field of study focusing on the physical, biological, and human dimensions of mountain places in Alberta, Canada, and around the world. Specifically, we’ll study the geological origins of mountains, how they’re built-up and worn-down over time; we’ll learn about their importance for biodiversity and water cycles, globally and locally; we’ll explore their cultural significance to societies around the globe, and how that relationship has evolved over time; and we’ll learn how mountains are used, how they’re protected, and how today they’re experiencing rapid change in a warming climate.
I didn’t even manage to start the Q1-2017 course, lets see if I have any more luck with the Q2 course.

* If you want to give your children more freedom, try free-range parenting (2017-Mar-23) [The Globe and Mai]

❝Rather than comforting Kasper by saying, “Don’t be scared,” they stoke him with, “Let’s be brave.” The first reminds kids of their fears. The second reminds them to prepare.❞

Running:

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Cycling:

Some reading/listening:

* Just picked up “Juju” Juliana Buhring’s audiobook *This Road I Ride* to add some background to her ride #IPWR

Something from Bandcamp:
ReMotion – Vol.1 (2010) by Kr1z & F-777

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#IPWR #dotwatching

IPWR – RACE DAY 4

Day Four : Beers For Maven

Jesse Carlsson’s IndiPac Tips!

Indian Pacific Wheel Race tracker
https://indianpacificwheelrace.maprogress.com/

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Wednesday WIN (2017-Mar-22)

DreamRide 2

Salomon TV – SS17 Trailer

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Sharpy’s Beer Run 2017

Event: Sharpy’s Beer Run 2017
Distance: 21km (ish)
Date: Wednesday the 18th March 2017
Location: Arthurs Seat
Organised by: Trailology

Starting and ending at the iconic Pig and Whistle Tavern on Arthurs Seat, Trailology proudly presents a 10km and 21km premium trail running event in celebration of the sacred bond between mankind, trails, running, and beer.
Choose a 10k meander through the beautiful state park, perfect for those new to trail running or wanting to simply enjoy the spectacular scenery and soak up the silliness that only this event can provide.
Or… take on the 21km course which not only adds a little distance but also some difficulty in terms of climbing and falling (I mean descending) to the route. Start either run with a carb loaded liquid energy drink (beer) at the start line before heading off to enhance your connection with the land, or skip the pre-run imbibing and wait until you cross the finish line to reward your reward-worthy effort. Or if you don’t drink at all, that’s fine, the Church of Trailology loves you anyway.
Enjoy the trails at your own pace, or challenge yourself for a position on the podium….

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Tuesday Tunes‬ #239 – 1D10T

1D10T
What we have here is a One Delta Ten Tango issue.

And now for some music …
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This weeks links (2017-03-20)

Sharpy's Beer Run 2017

In brief:

* Unite your team with Groups in Outlook [support.office.com]

Running:

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Cycling:

* ‘The Hunger Games on wheels’: Indian Pacific Wheel Race a ‘crazy’ bicycle ride (2017-Mar-14) [SMH]
It’s a cycle race across Australia that makes the Tour de France seem like a luxurious romp.
On Saturday at 6am, 70 riders will set out from Fremantle on the first Indian Pacific Wheel Race, a gruelling solo ride that will take them almost 5500 kilometres across the Nullarbor then through the Adelaide Hills and Snowy Mountains to the Sydney Opera House. …

* Event: Indian Pacific Wheel Race #IPWR [MapProgress]

* How the Race Was Won: 2017 Milan-San Remo
https://cyclingtips.com/2017/03/race-won-2017-milan-san-remo/

“How the Race Was Won…” This video is no longer available due to a copyright claim by Eurosport.

… because Eurosport are pretty shit house with their understanding of fair use exceptions?

Some reading/listening:

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Something from Bandcamp:
Hope Attrition by Woe

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Tuesday Tunes‬ #238 – Sláinte

Sláinte
This week’s Tuesday Tunes delayed until today, for obvious reasons 😉

St. Patrick’s Day is with us,
The day when all that’s seen
To right and left and everywhere
Is green, green, green!

And Irish tunes they whistle,
And Irish songs they sing,
To-day each Irish lad walks out
As proud as any king.

I’ll wear a four-leaf shamrock
In my coat, the glad day through,
For my father and mother are Irish
And I am Irish too!

— Mary Carolyn Davies

Sláinte!

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