Fatman to Ironman

Another Ironman journey

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M...eldy    pirate
28/01/2013 at 18:47

I managed a 45 min core session at the gym but 'forgot' about the turbo

Swim, gym and run tomorrow

Cat, somewhere to rest the plate?? 

IronCat5    pirate
28/01/2013 at 18:50
ChallengeGoGoGas    pirate
28/01/2013 at 21:12
Cat - will post pics when next at computer but I'm deffo changing the wheels or tyres or both... Currently bidding on some wheels on fleabag but if I win those I prob should put them on Jessica...

Anyway today's training was gym now in queue for shower at home, must get one of those led position/counter screens for bathroom

Tomorrow is turbo!!! 9 x 5 intervals 10 min warm up, 5 min cool down - looking fwd to it!!!!!!
ChallengeGoGoGas    pirate
28/01/2013 at 21:13
Nurse have another coffee ...
M...eldy    pirate
28/01/2013 at 21:14

Gasbag ..have you been brainwashed?

ChallengeGoGoGas    pirate
28/01/2013 at 21:16
I'm sure it will all come crashing down at some point mouldy
ChallengeGoGoGas    pirate
28/01/2013 at 21:18
I watch Netflix when on turbo, it's like having the tv all to myself... Never happens in this house otherwise
M...eldy    pirate
28/01/2013 at 21:28

I think my turbo is under a pile of washing somewhere ... and the bike thats on it

I tend to use the spin bikes at the gym instead these days

IronCat5    pirate
28/01/2013 at 21:51

Enjoy the intervals Gas, feel the pain!

First Du this year at the weekend. Could be a shock to the system, especially trying to stay upright around Dorney Lake on the TT bike .

Rafiki    pirate
28/01/2013 at 21:59

What time do you start at the weekend Cat and are you racing in black and yellow....or blue and red? Might come over and shout at you!

28/01/2013 at 22:02
Good luck cat, have fun.

1 hour coached swim tonight.

Pull buoy drills, finger dragging drills, kickboard drills. Think its starting to have an effect.

Need to try speed up my breath intake now. Starting to do 4 strokes between breaths as well.
IronCat5    pirate
28/01/2013 at 22:24

Cheers SD. Good swim session.

Rafiki wrote (see)

What time do you start at the weekend Cat and are you racing in black and yellow....or blue and red? Might come over and shout at you!

Kick off is 0930 from the cheap end of Dorney. At the moment I'm racing in blacknyella though if the club kit order arrives in time I may run in that. Wondering exactly how cold I'll get in trisuit and arm-warmers...Brrr.

Rafiki    pirate
28/01/2013 at 22:39

 well if its not pissing down I'll cycle over to cheer you on!

ChallengeGoGoGas    pirate
28/01/2013 at 23:02
Missus birthday this weekend, I'll be wit you in spirit Cat, can't imagine riding the Tri bike at the moment!!!
iron fraggle    pirate
29/01/2013 at 15:24
Hope the wind dies down before the weekend or it'll be nasty at Dorney Cat

Well, I have strained my plantar fascia, so no running for 2-3 weeks but I can swim and cycle (low gears and stay seated going up hills) . Could be worse, but still annoying, and a tad painful
29/01/2013 at 15:49

Off-topic but I figure this is a good place to ask.  My wife, me and my soon to be 16 year old daughter are planning a trip to Europe for the Christmas holidays.  I've got friends in Rotterdam so will start the journey there.  I've also been invited to England for some boxing day football so will probably depart from London.  Given how close everything is to Holland, any suggestions of other places to visit?  I've been to Paris 3 times and London twice but my daughter has never been.  My mother in law's family is also 100% irish so that's on the radar as well.  Any advice?

29/01/2013 at 17:53
Rome is my favourite city on the continent. I love all the old Roman stuff though.

Obviously Norwich for a canaries game must be on your agenda.
29/01/2013 at 18:08

Yes, SD, the inviter for the football is none other than the Budgie, a Canary through and through.

29/01/2013 at 20:43

I'll try catch you then, I only live round the corner from Carrow Road.

40 min parents evening/30 min bike/15 min run, brick tonight.


ChallengeGoGoGas    pirate
29/01/2013 at 20:58
I'm on the turbo... just doing a 15 min Z1 75 cadence warm up presently

Yank, Rome, Barcelona, St Petersburg or Berlin surely the east post cold war might appeal?
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