Does it make sense to take your time if completing rather than competing?
I wasn't planning on any nudity!
Some speedos on under wettie, then just pull cycling shorts on over them. Then in T2, whip off cycle shorts (holding tightly onto speedos!) and pull on running shorts?
I've gone 40km in Pirate tri shorts and they were fine, just thinking about twice as far. For a 2 minute change the decreased risk in chaffage (which would make the run hell) might be worth it?
Speedos under cycling shorts??? They're pretty much guaranteed to chafe.
Ali - go for a long bike ride this weekend in speedos and bike shorts to find out.
I'm aiming to do everything in tri shorts and a pirate tank. But spose I'd better have a jacket handy for the bike cos weather forecast not looking warm for SwashB.
I did the F3 Evening sprint last night. 750m OW swim, 20km bike and 5km run
Did the swim, took off wetsuit (and pirate swim hat) and did bike in Tri Shorts and Tri Top (worn under wettie) plus a cycling jacket. Just put Tri shoes on the feet with no socks. <40 minutes later I got off the bike and started the run.
I could not feel my feet. It felt like I was running on stumps. Luckily they had pretty much returned to normal after 5km of running.
Air Temp was about 10 DegC. Some of the other competitors mentioned numb feet at the end. If the temp is anything like 10 DegC for the Swashbuckler I will take the extra time to dry feet and go for socks or overshoes. If I just go for socks I will stick the overshoes in a pocket (along with gloves).
I will more likely be troubling the cut-off than bothering the winners and therefore happy to waste 30 secs to be more comfortable for 3 hours of biking. Will probably just leave trishorts on after the swim.
Imeccentric wrote (see)
In Germany if you pack a seperate kit a young lady with strip you cover you in lotion and then dress you , really this happened
How many separate kits can you pack?!
"No, changed my mind on this one, let's try that one..."
Sore Shins (M.) wrote (see)
..... regarding imuk i got stripped of my wetsuit by a big ugly hairy manc chap , he dragged me 3 feet along the floor too on mi ar5e then tipped mi bag out everywhere..
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