oh bugger, another fat newbie.....

getting started with stupid questions and a goal

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04/02/2013 at 17:13

and fast....  thats a scary combination

04/02/2013 at 17:14

does she drive ?

04/02/2013 at 17:31
Sadly yes
05/02/2013 at 00:51

Not f'ng happy bunny tonight.

lovely run, all set for bed - put the rubbish out and slipped comming back in - sliced my knee open - 1.5" long, 1/4 inch deep. stitches and rest for a week !

totally a bunny that is not well with the world. 

( cant get it wet, no swimming. bike/run might open up the stiches. cobblers and stiches be damned )

05/02/2013 at 06:51
You trying to take Holgs crown for the most accident prone ?
Cortina5    pirate
05/02/2013 at 08:43

One legged turbo set. No excuses!

Heal well!

05/02/2013 at 09:35

I'll rest 24hrs and then might take a gentle run in. bike is problematic as the OH is rather attack-doggish when im supposed to be resting and im not doing what I'm supposed.

mind, the reaction when I slipped was akin to having cut the bloody leg off.....i think she cares

Blisters    pirate
10/02/2013 at 21:30

A fanukin cold and wet solo bike ride yesterday, only because I slept like a log and missed the start of the group ride. I count my blessings as there was a multiple pile up and one guy got knocked out.

Swimming today, and a trip to the land of anaerobia, with lots of sets of 100m. Almost avoided being lapped. Almost. I think I may have actually detected some progress.

10/02/2013 at 22:56
Good effort blisters....

Looks like the cut is healing so stiches out tomorrow, fingers crossed back in training!
11/02/2013 at 13:04

and my good luck continues.....

Looks like I wont be taking part in either event now, as I was very stupid whilst driving along the motorway and face the appropriate punishment ( which will make being fit enough to ride 100 miles quite handy as I wont be able to drive it )

NO. not defending it. not excuseing it. not whining about it.im an ass. punishment is on route. mea culpa.

(I might not be banned at race day(s) but if my luck was that good I wouldnt have being going fast enough to get banned in the first place)

thanks to all for the support to date. ill have to focus on next years race line.

11/02/2013 at 13:05
11/02/2013 at 13:11

tbc - NIP says xxx mph in a 70 on a camera. not dangerous driving etc,.just excessive ( capital E ) speed and off to court... ban territory or maybe points. (* expecting a ban, hoping for points ) . not looking to weasel out of it.


Tired Badger    pirate
11/02/2013 at 13:17

Sorry to hear that Sgt but isn't over 100 an automatic ban? i'm taking it by the 3x's it was over 100.

11/02/2013 at 13:35

sentencing guidance says consider a ban (usually 7-56days or more if nec ) or points + fine ( up to 2.5k ). probability is a ban as its over 100 ( 30mph above the limit makes ban first choice ). mitigation ( conditions/history/behaviour/collateral damage of punishment on others) might mean points instead - but usually a smaller ban.(cant get both ).  

so if i was endangering others/drunk/etc or it was foggy/wet/rainy/etc than 2months on a bus or worse - more than 2 months you get to retake the test to get it back.

fortunately, it was dry/clear/empty road/daylight/sober/safe? so maybe a months ban at best as it is too bloody fast.

automatic ban is for totting ( 12 pts in 3 years ) so doesnt apply to me.

fines going to be heavy end of xxxx due to speed/motorway, noit 2.5k as they save that for the bikers and flash harry's who think 120+ is a challenge.

been an interesting hour since opening the mail. internet isnt just for bike porn.

should be in court around end of may. ban would be immediate from the day in court. might be sooner, could be later - but im not that lucky. probably be 6wks on the bus from the 31st of may for me.

cant wait to tell the boss.or my employer. thats not going to a quiet short conversation.


11/02/2013 at 13:36

i dont think their is a muppet this stupid, dave


Tired Badger    pirate
11/02/2013 at 13:54

feel for you, hope its 1 month and not too large fine. We all have muppet moments.

11/02/2013 at 13:55
Do we ?
Tired Badger    pirate
11/02/2013 at 13:57

Well I definatly have in the past, and I guess it won't be my last


18/02/2013 at 13:24

you've gone very quiet Sgt, hope your set back hasnt put you off the great training progress youve made so far.

if you are banned at the time of both events might it be possible to get a lift for one of them or use the train?

18/02/2013 at 23:09

Hi Honk.

A tad embarrased to be quite honest. a tad gutted too. 

And the knee has just knitted back together. SO, I'm allowed to start running and what have you from tomorrow. ( what a pullover - stiches out, 1 good day, then wound opened after kneeling down. glue and butterflies later and a nice proper mans scab )

Im sticking at the training plan. a change in events. MAYBE, a late entry into something. it will depend on the fine and the ban and the consequences. considered a lift, or public transport, but right now hearts not in it - and irondistance needs a bit more than turning up.

of course, I might get points - in which case Ill be pawning the wetsuit and picking up lottery tickets while my luck is in.





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