Date registered: October 28, 2014
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Selling a used Tomato 42L, 2000W oven as I got an upgrade. This one has 2 heating elements each at top and bottom. Door hinge broke, so it is free-swinging. A wire/hook could be attached if you want me to do that for you for free–it'd be functional at least. I've baked cheesecakes, 9 x 13″ pans of lasagna, all manner of cakes and desserts, etc in this and it works great. Has one rack, though if you tracked down another it would bake two shallow pans at one time. I personally replaced all 4 elements last year so they have years of life left in them. 200RMB or best offer. I want it gone by June 1. I'm near SW Univ./1st Ring road South, but could meet/deliver within 5km radius or so if need be.
I've seen a downhill track paralleling some hiking trails near LuoDai old town--the hike is concrete/stairs and from the temple down to the 'great wall' entrance/pond, it'd be a good run, but it's about as far as LongQuan and just one track. I've run 100's of km's at LongQuan on many trails--great cross-country running and if you like some obstacles and narrow/gnarly riding, it'd be a good challenge for sure. It's habitually slippery on the rocks and packed dirt, so be careful.
I'm sure you could lose yourself the first few times out there, so bring some money and or Camelbak w/food. I've run up to 37km in one go and tho I repeated trails, on a bike you wouldn't have to if you didn't mind how far you ended up riding. I've found that a decent map app (drop a pin at start) and mobile charger are helpful to find your way back, and being able to understand some thick sichuan-hua!
I'm part of a local running club--they have weekly runs at various venues (tracks and parks usually) and sometimes have weekend trail runs and impromptu races. I'm a road marathoner and have, since moving to Chengdu last year, gotten involved in ultra trail running/races. There's a lot of races around China, but not sure if distance running is something you're interested in. I've started a run training camp to prepare people for races of any distance or just to get into shape; if you want more info, let me know.