Fatman to Ironman

Another Ironman journey

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02/03/2013 at 18:29

I got stared out by a wild boar today during my run, he was scary and almost certainly quicker at running than me!

http://chasethepotato.wordpress.com/

 

02/03/2013 at 19:25

32 miles on the bike, I rode up Fiddler's Elbow (for anyone who knows it ... the hill from Llanfoist up over the Blorenge to Blavenavon).  That was hard.  Stopped a couple of times to catch my breath, but pushed on and did it, pleased with myself. 2,100 feet of climb, averaged 15.1mph (moving time).  Legs a bit achy now  

Andy, bloody great 5k time, that.  MY PB is about 22:30.  

02/03/2013 at 21:46
Eaton Park Spoons.

Guess it must be all the training making me fitter. No secrets.
M...eldy    pirate
03/03/2013 at 08:03

Morning world

Enjoy the day, I shall be at work til 5pm and asleep by 7pm 

03/03/2013 at 08:07
SausageDog wrote (see)

Guess it must be all the training making me fitter. No secrets.

What a great quote and how very true. No shortcuts I'm afraid!

Britrisky    pirate
03/03/2013 at 14:20
First 'proper' ride out today on road bike, on a CTC ride. 50 miles in 3 1/2 hours - pleased with that, because I wanted to go faster.

Has anyone experienced 'going up' a group on a cycling ride and then getting dropped? I think I'd need a lot of determination for that ...
M...eldy    pirate
03/03/2013 at 14:31

I only ever really cycle with Barlos ... no one else would put themselves through that  

Rafiki    pirate
03/03/2013 at 16:11

 indeed, Barlos must be commended for willing to cycle with you

M...eldy    pirate
03/03/2013 at 16:15

I dont remember asking you !!   

03/03/2013 at 16:46

well done Brit. I have yet to get outside on my road bike this year but I do do most of my training really early and it is still dark and frosty then. Hopefully next Sunday I will get outside for a nice long relaxed ride

M...eldy    pirate
03/03/2013 at 18:07

Are you north of the boarder Mathschick?

I had to scrape the car this morning and I'm darn sarf  

03/03/2013 at 18:25

depends which border you are talking about Meldy - I am near Nottingham

M...eldy    pirate
03/03/2013 at 18:33

Thats North to me 

I am in Bucks, you are in nosebleed territory  !!

It is still flippin cold round here tho

Cortina5    pirate
03/03/2013 at 19:20
M...eldy wrote (see)

I am in Bucks, you are in nosebleed territory  !!

Northener!

Has to scrape the car at midnight this morning to drive back from a wedding!

03/03/2013 at 19:50

Britrisky - I know a few people who were persuaded to move up a group in a club and got dropped. It made them quite disheartened to be fair. To the point where they formed their own group & now stick together.

I'm not a big fan of group rides, i go on the occasional reliability ride with Trianglia . More benefit to us triathletes to cycle on our lonesome anyway, we cant ride in groups at an event.

2 hour run done this afternoon, longest run time ever

 

M...eldy    pirate
03/03/2013 at 19:52
IronCat5 in the Hat wrote (see)
M...eldy wrote (see)

I am in Bucks, you are in nosebleed territory  !!

Northener!

Has to scrape the car at midnight this morning to drive back from a wedding!

Dirty stopout !!

Nice running sossige 

03/03/2013 at 19:59

Nice running SD!  9:30 training this week, hit my target so I'm pleased with that, and there was some quality training in there too.  Rest tomorrow ... couple of ales this evening.

 

03/03/2013 at 20:32
Evening all. Have spent the week across in Seattle with only a few body core workouts to my credit. I swear my jeans feel tighter for it.

Back on the wagon tomorrow.
03/03/2013 at 20:40
03/03/2013 at 20:41

Well done hitting your training target Tim, back on it

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