Ironman Austria 2014

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23/03/2014 at 09:02

Lol, yes, flats best

23/03/2014 at 14:47

Ahem, I *think* Hills are Friends? 

23/03/2014 at 17:04

I'm training in the flatlands of Suffolk.  The wind yesterday provided a good test and after 66 miles I was completely knackered.

I used to think I was good at biking but IMA and my hope of improving on times set in Florida (2011) and Outlaw (2012) is becoming and increasingly daunting prospect.


23/03/2014 at 17:09

I think there might be wibbles in the air this week.  I've been panicking at the lack of training over the last few weeks and the realisation there is just 14 weeks to go. 

But, at the same time, 14 weeks is still enough to turn stuff around so fingers crossed.

Trogs    pirate
23/03/2014 at 18:23

I'm not wibbling - but I may be quite close to denial

24/03/2014 at 16:53

14 weeks? Yikes!!!!

24/03/2014 at 17:16

Approximately 2,317 hours (96 days) or roughly the same amount of time it'll take some of us to cover the 140.6 miles.

Trogs    pirate
24/03/2014 at 18:28

Hi Robbie, how's the foot?

Can't make up my mind which sounds best; 14 weeks, 96 days or 2317 hours

Iron Pugsley    pirate
24/03/2014 at 20:41

96 days definitely sounds worst.  That caused me to clench my ass cheeks.

24/03/2014 at 21:15
Hey Trogs - foot still in bad shape. The upside is it hasn't stopped me from cycling. Having withdrawn from VLM, it might help me get my cycling legs back a bit quicker.

Annoyingly physio non-committal with diagnosis and therefore treatment, so it's somewhat of a fingers-crossed kinda situation.
Trogs    pirate
25/03/2014 at 19:24

Was looking at Kinetic Revolution website yesterday and there's a section on injury and rehabwhich might be worth a look.

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