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Story of my first ever 200KM bike ride (plus an Excel dashboard with ride stats)

Story of my first ever 200KM bike ride (plus an Excel dashboard with ride stats)

Ok people. Let me tell you that this post is almost not about Excel. It is about how one Excel blogger’s (yours truly) dream of long distance cycling came true. So sit back, grab your favorite drink and read between sips.

So what is this all about?

Last Sunday (27th July) & Monday (28th), I finished my first ever 200KM bicycle ride. I rode for a little more than 12 hours, burned 5,179 calories & rode 206 kilometers.

It is definitely one of the most memorable, tiresome & uplifting experiences in my life. So naturally, I want to share the story with you.

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PHD’s Regular Blah # 7

Published on Feb 28, 2007 in Movies-Books, personal

I have been reading Investment Biker, Freakonomics and No Comebacks. The last one by Frederick Fosyth, a short story collection. Investment Biker is a good books if you like travelogues, biking and investing in any order. I have seen a ton of good movies recently including Blood Diamond, American History X and Schindler’s List. I […]

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Seoul First Impressions

Published on Nov 27, 2006 in Seoul

Its been a couple of days since I have arrived here. Some of the first impressions about the city. The trees here are amazing. They change colours every season. Now most of them are yellow and leaves are falling. The kind of leaves you would have seen in Mohabbatein and wondered where on the earth […]

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Dhud! Dhud! Dhud! Dhud!

Published on Sep 19, 2006 in Random

No prizes for guessing! I am going to buy Bajaj Avenger in another 2-3 weeks time. After so much debate on to car or not to car I have finally leaned to the right and choosen this bike. I wanted to buy this one ever since I have been to Leh/Ladakh [click to read the […]

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My date with a mall

Published on Jan 10, 2006 in Random

My date with a mall Indorians suddenly found a new hobby, “mall hopping”, thanks largely to the new mall ‘Treasure Island’. After hearing rave reviews from several of my classmates I went there a couple of days back, my experiences… Park here, not there:Since the mall has very limited capacity of 2/4 wheelers parking, we […]

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Feel Like God!

Published on Aug 18, 2005 in advertising

I came across this Bajaj Avenger DTS-i ad in TV while I was Delhi a couple of days back. I must say the ad is very well made. Being an ad fanatic I can see the commercial creating instant associations in anyone in bike riding age. The ad uses Leh backdrop with tough (off)roads which […]

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T4 – Treak To Table Top

Published on Mar 6, 2005 in Random

It was a thought that some of us are having for quite sometime. Blame it on my laziness, but I never managed to do it till today. Suddenly at lunch I asked standard deviation (shiv dewan) and hairy (nirmal) whether they are interested in a trek to a hill near by our campus which we […]

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The holiday in a B Schoolers life

Published on Feb 5, 2005 in Random

Loads of the bloggers in b schools ranted about “a day in myschool” stuff. All the scary stories are more or less successful in convincing outsiders about the concentration_campesque culture in these places. So let me try to sell you the story of how we spend a holiday. Since tomorrow is a holiday I am […]

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The AHA Effect!

Published on Jan 16, 2005 in Random

There are fairs. And then there are fairs. Then there is UtsAHA. to beat all of them hands down. UtsAHA is the reason for the inactivity in my blog. For the last 3-4 days half of IIM Indore are working like dogs to make this marketing fair happen. The concept of UtsAHA is simple. It […]

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Kingsize weekend

Published on Dec 13, 2004 in Random

After coming here the meaning of weekend blurred a lot. We have seen some crazy weeks in both the terms. Day before yesterday was different experience altogether. Unlike weekends for most people living in India, certain sample of hazaar people celebrate it in a different way. Their weekend starts on Saturday afternoon and ends on […]

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So, What is happening???

Published on Sep 4, 2004 in Random

Long time, Almost a week. Or is it more than that. Frankly, there is no one reason why i am not able to write anything here. as mentioned earlier, september 1 has been the favourite deadline for several course instructors. Result is that most of us are busy fine tuning their Just-In-Time skills 😛 well, […]

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