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BluePeter    pirate
08/11/2012 at 19:34
Sparx, where are you up to with training at the mo? How much are you running per week? I average about 30 miles pw but that increased for the marathon training for a period. Although not sure if I will still be able to fit more than that in a week along with swimming and biking as well
Dustboy    pirate
08/11/2012 at 20:15

We WILL do that bacon butty next time Cake! Blue Peter as well! I am focussing on sprints next year, giving long a miss so will be going for a time. Ha ha!

BluePeter    pirate
09/11/2012 at 10:23
Always up for a bacon butty dustboy!
Does anyone have any recommendations for a turbo trainer? Looking to spend no more than ??150, been checking eBay and there are a few bargains to be had, anything I should be looking for?or avoiding? Cheers
The Silent Assassin    pirate
09/11/2012 at 11:19

If your around cheshire then there is a little event we organise, you can do as much or as little you want.

http://www.runnersworld.co.uk/forum/triathlon/pirate-diy-half-im-the-second-coming/202383.html

Also there is a couple of Sportives very early next year.

Jodrell Bank 10th March

Cheshire sportive 17th Feb

 

The Silent Assassin    pirate
09/11/2012 at 11:20

Open water swimming, Boundry park, just outside Holmes Chapel

or Manley Mere

 

Edited: 09/11/2012 at 11:20
BluePeter    pirate
09/11/2012 at 11:35
Cheers SA, what date is the pirate DIY event?
Also, having just googled boundary park lake Holmes chapel, I have realised its about 5 mins from where I work and about 10 mins from home! Didn't even know it was there.
BluePeter    pirate
09/11/2012 at 11:41
Ignore comment about the date, I have just actually read the subtitle!!! Possibly cheshire sportive might be a good one for me as well, cheers
The Silent Assassin    pirate
09/11/2012 at 11:56

We have loads of pirates kicking around cheshire and surrounding areas, every now and then will try to organise a group ride, ealier in the year we wnet up to Manchester and rode out to Bolton took in a lap of IMUK bike route and cycled back to Manchester for bacon butties. We go as fast as thes lowest person, all very relaxed

Jut keep hanging around, try and join the PSOF group on Facebook

Iron Muffin    pirate
09/11/2012 at 12:20

Hello from a wirral based pirate.

Must pull my finger and get entered on the Jodrell Bank ride.

 

09/11/2012 at 12:23
Young lad Rosey ! Yeah right.

Hiya from Chester
Iron Muffin    pirate
09/11/2012 at 14:42

How are you piratey neighbour? Did you ever bite the bullet on the Paris marathon?

The Silent Assassin    pirate
09/11/2012 at 14:57

Think Dave and his better half are both entered into Paris Marathon

 

09/11/2012 at 15:01

Yep.... In a moment of pure madness we are both doing Paris....

 

Iron Muffin    pirate
09/11/2012 at 15:07

How romantic. I wonder what those stylish Parisians will think of the yellow and black kit.

Are you dong the 4 villages as a warm up?

09/11/2012 at 15:17

Yeah, Most folks go to Paris for romantic walks, candle lit dinners and the like....

... We go to get hot and sweaty running a bl**dy marathon

Helena Tipping, 4 Villages, Wrexham Half

Oh and we will be in blue

The Silent Assassin    pirate
09/11/2012 at 15:37

splitter!

 

09/11/2012 at 15:41

Eh ?

I always do running races in blue, and Suzie has never raced in yellow & black

BluePeter    pirate
09/11/2012 at 16:13
Hello Dave/iron muffin, cheers for the welcome.
SA - cheers, I will keep my eye out for potential rides, bike is in need of a winter maintenance check.
Cake - cheers, I will check out the link.
Also, been considering(more like picking the moment to break the news to my OH!) getting a new bike but may wait a bit as employer does bike4work scheme so can save on a bit of tax and prob spend a bit more.
Didn't realise how getting into triathlons is like being a kid in a sweet shop for gear...
09/11/2012 at 16:13
Blue Peter wrote (see)

Didn't realise how getting into triathlons is like being a kid in a sweet shop for gear...


There's another reason ?

09/11/2012 at 18:16
Hi Ironholgs,

I found this site while psyching myself up for my sprint tri next May, thought that would do me, then someone here recommended your book, read it, now aiming for a full ironman in 2014........you have a lot to answer for!!

Great read, cheers.
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