Fink for outlaw 2013

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08/02/2013 at 08:56

well done toro. Is this your 1st or have you done one before.

2 weeks off. I can't wait for that will be some time tho!


08/02/2013 at 10:30

I seem to have got myself a place in the ride london 100

08/02/2013 at 10:51
How did you find out s snail? Was it Todays post or email?

I applied too but not sure I want to get in
The Evil Pixie    pirate
08/02/2013 at 11:06

I didn't get into the ride and TBH I'm quiet pleased!!

08/02/2013 at 11:55

Having just read newspaper report last night that said they tell you on 15th I was quite surprised . Got a congratulations brochure like london marathon this morning. (mind you only ever had a commiserations one from them) Nothing for my husband tho either way. Don't think I really want to do it (4 weeks after Outlaw, will I really even want to see my bike that soon) and definitely won't if he doesn't get in.

Edited: 08/02/2013 at 11:56
The Evil Pixie    pirate
08/02/2013 at 11:57

On the facebook page there is a link to a website that you can look on.

08/02/2013 at 12:07

Never done one.  I have done 1 x Sprint 2011 (Last out the water - I was a 25-29 yo slender male), 2 x Olympic last year in 2:44.  I am in the London Marathon training for sub 3.  Should be fun! 

08/02/2013 at 18:29

EP do you have to be a member of facebook to do that?

I'm signed up to do Florence marathon in november and need a medical certificate. Drs phoned today to say it would be £85. I am 3 years ago it cost £20 and the doctor didn't even see me

08/02/2013 at 18:33
Just go to prudentialridelondon site. Click ballot, pay now, log in and it comes up cancelled reg or you can pay.
08/02/2013 at 18:43

we regret to advise you that your application to cycle in the ride london-surrey 100 has been unsucessful.

Phew, thats a relief with outlaw so close, but I expect it would be a fun event

08/02/2013 at 18:49

I have been looking ahead at next 10 weeks of Fink and was surprised that the long rides are all 3 to 4 hours and dont increase beyond that until the final 10 weeks, so I then looked at the begginer triathlon site and there free plans were similar.

I guess they know what they are doing but might be tempted to do a bit more if I feel up to it.

M...eldy    pirate
08/02/2013 at 18:51

Snail ...i'm in too !

Razor51    pirate
08/02/2013 at 19:09
Horse and Me are signed up for The Blackpool half marathon on the 24th Feb, anyone else doing it.
seren nos    pirate
08/02/2013 at 20:01
If you can longer bike rides without killing yourself then I would honk
08/02/2013 at 22:04

I'm in the London ride, somewhat worried now but deep down I want to do it. Just the logistics I'm worried about.

Neck is much better, I know I should rotate my body when swimming, still working on that!

Brick session completed, including a snowy 15 min run.

The Evil Pixie    pirate
10/02/2013 at 11:22

long turbo *yawn* done 1:45 with varied resistence mainly on the low side so high cadence (for me!) followed by 15mins run to tesco for paper and trot back - both runs ignoring HR as it was pissing down with rain and I was getting cold in my tri shorts.

did have a brief moment when I thought "Hey I don't feel bad at all! I almost feel some fitness here!" which was nice

roast duck tonight will be eaten without the slightest hint of guilt now

Nurse Ratched    pirate
10/02/2013 at 11:46

 EP, I've had a similar experience this weekend too. Brick yesterday, 1hr05 on the bike & 30min run, all felt really good at the time, didn't feel knackered afterwards, and got up this morning with no pain or stiffness in my back and hips and feeling quite sprightly. Most odd.

Mr StOat    pirate
10/02/2013 at 12:54
1:15 run done, 7.5 miles. It may be short in miles and time but it was snowing when I set off, I have wet feet (almost guaranteed blisters) and I'm cold and damp.
First time I've ever done over 20 miles in a week. At one point I'd be lucky to manage that in a month
I do think hear rate training has a lot going for it.
Cortina5    pirate
10/02/2013 at 14:03

I set out with the aim of seeing some of the runners on my local HM. I rode to the finish to cheer, then stayed until clubmates were in. The road home as I was soo cold.

1:30 out, 30 minutes riding This means I will probably be too rested for next weekend.

Britrisky    pirate
10/02/2013 at 15:06
2 hours 43 min on turbo - can I do the full session ... Dvorak's Slavonic dances might help ...

... 1 min to go ... Go Dvorak ...

... HR 2.8 ...

2.45 yayyyyyy !!!!
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