This weeks links (2017-09-04)

Easy like a Sunday morning

In brief:

* What’s the best, most effective way to take notes? (2015-May-22) [The Conversation]
If it feels like you forget new information almost as quickly as you hear it, even if you write it down, that’s because we tend to lose almost 40% of new information within the first 24 hours of first reading or hearing it. If we take notes effectively, however, we can retain and retrieve almost 100% of the information we receive.


* UTMB® Best Of 2017 (PTL® TDS® OCC® YCC CCC® UTMB®)


* Race to the Rock 2017 #racetotherock #dotwatchers
The 2017 event started from Albany, WA on 2 September 2017. The mostly off-road route covers some rugged, remote country in the Australian outback. Different to a lot of bike-packing adventures, this is not a “yeah two bottles will be fine” sort of a ride. This is a genuinely tough event in the age of countless events pretending to be tough.

–> Twitter search #racetotherock, without most of the ‘James Allen challenge’ spam

* Race to the Rock (2017-Sep-02) []
Ever heard of The Race to The Rock? Also dubbed “The race so difficult no man has ever finished.” Well, it just kicked off a few hours ago with seven bikepackers attempting 3,031 kilometers of remote, off-road, Australian outback from Albany to Uluru (the rock)

* Vuelta a España 2017
All stages LIVE on SBS Viceland and OnDemand streaming
Monday, September 4, Rest Day
Stage 16 : Tuesday 5 September : Circuito de Navarra → Logroño : 2310 – 0200 AEST
Stage 17 : Wednesday 6 September : Villadiego → Los Machucos : 2300 – 0200 AEST
Stage 18 : Thursday 7 September : Suances → Santo Toribio de Liébana : 2310 – 0200 AEST
Stage 19 : Friday 8 September : Caso → Gijon : 2310 – 0200 AEST
Stage 20 : Saturday 9 September : Corvera → Angliru : 2230 – 0200 AEST
Stage 21 : Sunday 10 September : Arroyomolinos → Madrid : Monday 0100 – 0500 AEST

Some reading/listening:


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