Newbie -help required please

9 messages
24/08/2012 at 19:25

I have somehow had an epiphany and want to try a triathlon - I have a racing bike, local pool and have run a number of marathons in the past and what the hell I'd like to try something different!

Some questions if you can help please......

1. Average cost of triathlons -seems to range from £35 upwards, what is the average cost?

2. Do I need any extra insurance, triathlon being presumably a hazardous activity?

3. Will running shoes and toe clips be ok to start with? (bike is a raleigh record sprint)

4. Are there any triathlon races that are particularly beginner friendly?

5. Is there any book you would recommend for beginners that outlines the basics?

Any help on these questions would be much appreciated -ta for looking!

Rafiki    pirate
24/08/2012 at 19:47

Hi Bill

Here's a good starting place which might answer some fom questions:

Click here

Good luck and enjoy!

M...eldy    pirate
24/08/2012 at 19:56

and there was me thinking that was a link to the Lanza entry form 

Rafiki    pirate
24/08/2012 at 19:59

it was suppose to be - you know I'm no good with this technology stuff

M...eldy    pirate
24/08/2012 at 20:02

We got another bite today 

Rafiki    pirate
24/08/2012 at 20:08

I noticed Mouse caved   ....can't believe its still open??

M...eldy    pirate
24/08/2012 at 20:20

Me neither ... who else can we work on ? 

M...eldy    pirate
24/08/2012 at 20:21

Sorry Bill ... its a slippery slope

Enjoy the ride 

24/08/2012 at 20:36

ta muchly!


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