Enduroman 1st - 10th June 2012

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09/05/2012 at 22:33

It wasn't, Melds.  It really wasn't.

seren nos    pirate
10/05/2012 at 11:01

waiting in for deliveries etc so no training again...but as its pouring down outside i have no desire to get on the bike anyway........

Symes    pirate
10/05/2012 at 11:44
seren nos wrote (see)

waiting in for deliveries etc so no training again...but as its pouring down outside i have no desire to get on the bike anyway........

Having spent four hours of my 100 miler on Monday in the rain I'd say that's a top decision! 

seren nos    pirate
10/05/2012 at 14:36

i have cycled enough in the rain..i believe i need to do some warm weather training just incase............i would love to go for a week in the sun right now.instead i will put my electric blanket on and have a nap and dream........

Symes    pirate
10/05/2012 at 14:52

maybe the decent weather is waiting for the second weekend of June?

10/05/2012 at 14:56

I should have been in Lanzarote last week for a weeks warm weather training, but had to cancel it to attend a tribunal hearing with my ex wife. grrrr. Long story.

Going to a lake near Reading where I work tonight (currently 12.2 degrees) and off to Wales at the weekend to see the kids and will get in the sea near Porthcawl for a bit.

3 weeks to the start of the Deca. how time has flown by!

 

Edited: 10/05/2012 at 14:58
10/05/2012 at 14:58
SyM.es wrote (see)

maybe the decent weather is waiting for the first weekend of June?

FTFY 

Symes    pirate
10/05/2012 at 15:08
David Miles 4 wrote (see)
SyM.es wrote (see)

maybe the decent weather is waiting for the third weekend of June?

FTFY 

Likewise...

seren nos    pirate
10/05/2012 at 15:18

let me make it clear I do not want hot and sunny.i do not do well in the sun.........last years weather probably played to my strengths........

hopefully this year i will have two functioning hands so will be better on the swim and bike..............wish i could ghet there earlier to support the others but will be on holiday with the family

purpletrilady    pirate
11/05/2012 at 09:00

I'd love to be there too, but i have to work 

Cortina5    pirate
11/05/2012 at 09:28

How was the lake David? I swam there last week and it took hours to warm up after.

seren nos    pirate
11/05/2012 at 17:46

I have my number now..............33 ....my age

exciting isn't it

purpletrilady    pirate
11/05/2012 at 19:07
How did you get that ?
purpletrilady    pirate
11/05/2012 at 19:13
Ah got it .. 36, my age too !
11/05/2012 at 22:02
91 my age as well!!! What a coincidence!!!!
Symes    pirate
11/05/2012 at 23:14

Not got mine yet 

seren nos    pirate
12/05/2012 at 02:59
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12/05/2012 at 08:39
Can't wait to see what Seren was up to last night! Posting messages at near 3 in the morning can only mean one thing me thinks
seren nos    pirate
12/05/2012 at 16:56
It meant I couldn't sleep........but I was up at 4:30 to travel to engerland for a ow swim. Met barley and supercas and we swam 5 laps. Which is about 4k. Then out for a short bike in the sun.
Bouncing Barlist    pirate
12/05/2012 at 17:08

Nice to see you this morning Seren and Supercaz.

In other news, ive decided im not doing the double.  I spent 90 minutes on the bike this afternoon which would have decided if id do Hampshire Hilly Hundred tomorrow and ultimately the double.

Still getting discomfort cycling and when I finished it was a struggle to stand straight.  Contemplating cycling 100, 200+ miles and a double marathon in 4 weeks is just a non starter.  More important is that I have Ironman Coeur D'alene 24th June, which is really my A race.  I need to be fit for it more so than the double, I also need to concentrate on letting the muscle strain in my back fully recover, which is only going to happen if I lay of the long stuff.  Hopefully with 6 weeks till Coeur D'alene ill get myself sorted.

Having made the decision im quite relieved its been quite a  pressure/frustration this last 4 weeks struggling through.

I'll still be at AT for the double weekend to cheer you all on, cant wait

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