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20/04/2013 at 19:00

Well I've just put some new tyres on my bike so that forced me into practising. 20 mins but at least I vaguely know what I'm doing now so going to practise once a week til I can do it in 5.

Just need some open water swimming and I'll feel a bit more confident all round

seren nos    pirate
20/04/2013 at 19:10

i went OW swimming today.first time this year.

I was moping around feeling bored this morning as OH had gone up to London.when i noticed on facebook that some NEWTS were going to swim in the sea in Barry and so i managed to tag along.the sea was cold but the sun was warm and I really enjoyed it and it was beautiful there.

getting ready for an early start to go and do a long bike tomorrow

The Silent Assassin    pirate
20/04/2013 at 19:33

8 mile cycle to Park run, park run, only 5 seconds of my best, 8 mile cycle back.

3.8K swim and now relaxing with a non alcoholic beer, my life rocks (not)


Mr StOat    pirate
21/04/2013 at 06:02

Im off to see if i can get an on teh day entry to teh Manchester Chester Manchester sportive. I'll only be on the 60 miler as its a 4 hour day, so if I get back quicker than expected I can always ride home

The Silent Assassin    pirate
21/04/2013 at 09:32

knackers, was up at 5:30 to set off on long rie, had to check work, problems, still sat here and its now 09:30

21/04/2013 at 16:52

Well 83 miles biked and 6 run. That's the end of a very big week. My a**e is sore and my legs are knackered but I did it

WhizKid    pirate
21/04/2013 at 17:12
Snail I feel like a slacker for binning off my 4 mile run after my century ride now! Bugger it I've done too much running this week will do more harm then good..... I had a fun 105 miler last 25 miles avg speed was 24.3 mph according too garmin I was absolutely going for it was doing 27 mph on the flat! And did just under 40 through a 30 speed camera ... Needless too say heart rate zones went out the window the last hour hello z3/4
Mr StOat    pirate
21/04/2013 at 18:14
60 miles this morning. Felt good, but a fair headwind again
Feeling like I'm a LONG way behind everyone else
seren nos    pirate
21/04/2013 at 18:16

greta 90 miler today at teh white horse challenge.....looking forward to chinese tonight

21/04/2013 at 19:09
I did it 105 miles cycled. I got a tad lost at one point! 8hr 19 mins total time 7hrs 19 mins moving time. First 50 was great fun the second one was harder as had headwind for a lot of it. Good practice though and a confidence boost.
seren nos    pirate
21/04/2013 at 19:30

the long ones do give great confidence..good time as well aliB


 jamie,.you sure are speedy on the bike..........

the weather was gorgeous today in wiltshire.glad I wasn't in south wales as it was raining by lunchtime

WhizKid    pirate
21/04/2013 at 20:14
Seren I came from a mountain bike background and the bike is by my strongest discipline and I have no fear of downhills il happily hit 50+ coming down the hill in Marlborough... Which incidentally was where I saw the advertisement for the white horse challenge.... Also I do about 250 miles a week at the moment and about 350 in the summer. Oh and my average for the 105 miles was only 18.6 mph which isn't fantastic for me but I'm blaming the wind lol!

Well done Ali bear I bet you feel good now though.... Just grit your teeth in headwind and talk to yourself like I do!
seren nos    pirate
21/04/2013 at 20:15

that explains your cycling Jamie.will stand you in good stead for the long as you don't swim like a brick


WhizKid    pirate
21/04/2013 at 20:24
Done 11:09 at my first IM last year going 10:30 this year! Massive swim and run improvements have been made over the winter... Bike still roughly the same... As a triathlete/ironman nut I'm still reasonably young so lots of time I'm the grand old age of 26
seren nos    pirate
21/04/2013 at 20:32

sounds like you are making the improvements where they can be made............looking forward to you having a cracking race this year.....

Britrisky    pirate
21/04/2013 at 22:10

Hefty mileage getting clocked up this weekend  

Well done, everyone - iron time!

seren nos    pirate
22/04/2013 at 07:33

talking yesterday about after the race.

I hope that everyone is staying for the monday for the party..

whilst it isn't the pirate champiuonships this year.....we can still have pirate awards......

so if you see any small pirate nicnacks in the next few weeks .then please feel free to buy and take along.

we can have sexiest legs and the mincing award.we can have fastest female and male pirtaes if we want.we can have any award that we want.......but we won't have the official shields as they will be used for the pirate championships....

The Silent Assassin    pirate
22/04/2013 at 13:49

Unfortunately cant make the Monday, have to travel back Sunday night, Mrs SA is due back at work and Jordy back at College.

22/04/2013 at 14:46

I won't be going anywhere on Sunday evening apart from round and round a lake

seren nos    pirate
22/04/2013 at 15:02

SS.I was a bit lost by your answer until it clicked 

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