Triathlon clothing for size 26 plus

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29/04/2014 at 22:25

Hi SuckitupButtercup  have made note of the telephone number and name of the company Triathlonsuits and will give them a call tomorrow. I will change my settings so you can pm me with your real name and I will then respond with my real name.


30/04/2014 at 16:33

Hello again Tri, I've not actually done any tris, used to run but now just cycle.

if you are leicestershire, you could look at this:

they run events out of the Bosworth Water Park which I've Ben along to spectate as I'm only 5 miles away and they seem to be really well run/ enjoyed. ( I also know someone who is taking part in a sprint tri at Ratcliffe College in July, so that's another event you could consider - sorry, not sure of the event name.)

also don't know if your interested, but both Donnington Park and Mallory Park have started their open track nights if you want to work on your cycling. I went to Mallory last week, it was fantastic (if not rather wet!) and looking forward to going again tonight. (£2.50, absolute bargain!) 

30/04/2014 at 18:53

I can second the full boar events they're awesome peeps and Jen if you want to come down on the 18th and yell at us doing the Little Piglet we won't say no

30/04/2014 at 21:45

May just do that! Usually always out on a Sunday anyway and Bosworth generally part of my ride. Just had a look at the bike route for your event- nice one! Good to see you get the "undulating" bits out the way at the start! 

is it tri and running for you buttercup, or do you do cycling events too? Tour of theNational  Forest  this weekend (not the 100 miler for me, those hills are a bit too fierce!)


30/04/2014 at 22:05

Hi Jen

Where do you live? We could meet up but dont want to give my number on here so how do I  message you privately?

01/05/2014 at 07:06

I did the 100 miler last year Jen and there were soooooo many hills! I'm doing the 100k this year and I run, bike and tri

seren nos    pirate
01/05/2014 at 07:54

most of the pirate kit we buy is in mens sizes......or unisex as they prefer to call i wear mens sizes most of the time........

Is there a specific reason you want womens kit....are they cut much differently to the mens......

01/05/2014 at 08:03

Men's sizes are usually equivalent to a size up on women's sizes. Men's 2XL or 3XL is equivalent to Women's 3XL or 4XL.

seren nos    pirate
01/05/2014 at 08:11

for the pirate kit is 2 up so a medium man equates to an XL ladies...........doesn't matter what the label says as long as it fits 

seren nos    pirate
01/05/2014 at 08:11

but then i sports clothes and XL lady is often referring to a size 14....weird

01/05/2014 at 18:04

Hello Trinolonger, feel free to PM me, think you do it by clicking on to my name and will get a drop down menu. Hope you've had some success with your kit queries.

Know what you mean about the sizing Seren, my OH current fave cycling bottoms are a pair of ladies large 2XU compression leggings! (From T K Maxx bargain bin!)

buttercup, OH did the 100 miler last October and said the course had been designed by a sadist! I did the short route and that was a really nice ride. We are both doing the 100k this weekend - I think the routes been reversed from last October so up Nanpanton Hill to start (yay!)  

01/05/2014 at 18:11

I will be in a pirate top see you out there!

01/05/2014 at 18:34

Will look out for you! I'll be the one frantically jabbing my strava app. (Very sad, I know)

06/05/2014 at 17:36

Hi Buttercup, saw you there (at least pretty sure it was you, only person I saw in a pirate top!) on Charley Rd just after the Iveshead Rd descent. I would have said hello but it looked like you'd stopped to help another rider so didn't want to but in.

Hope you had a good ride, Beacon Hill up was a bit yuk at mile 55!

06/05/2014 at 18:15

Hahaha yeah I was with SuperCaz - I had a wee bit of a detour after the second feed station the silly sign was pointing the wrong way  but all good was a nice day out and my legs coped quite well with the hills.  I have been doing Beacon Hill/Dean's lane loops so I felt okay with that bit of it

What's your next event?

06/05/2014 at 18:42

That must have been annoying about the sign - must admit, I had to do a double take to make sure I was on the right route. I did Action Medical warwickshire 100k the weekend before and the three routes were colour coded which really helped, you really couldn't go wrong!

I need to start heading out to Charnwood side and get on the hills a bit more frequently, currently just doing one hill session a week and dodging off to lovely flat Bosworth area the rest of the time. Also just started the track sessions at Mallory Park.

hope you managed to sort Supercaz out, was it mechanical?

and after saying I'm going to get more hill work in, next event is likely to be the Arrow ( pretty flat!) on 1st June, but I'll go for the 100 mile option and try for a decent time. I've also signed up for the womens Rapha 100k challenge at end of July which you can do anywhere, just need to upload your gps stats when you've completed your ride. That's got to be a good one seeing as it's free! 

What events have you got planned? and I'm going to try and get over to watch Bosworth sprint tri!

06/05/2014 at 18:59

Think I was just waiting at that point - she had seat issues earlier but we solved that

The plan goes something like this:

Little piglet 18th May

Outlaw Half 1st June

Dambusters Tri 22nd June

(Possibly the Great Notts rid on 23rd )

Clumber Park HM 28th June

Hope for Cancer Sportive 20th July (100k)

Outlaw Bike section 27th July (180k)

Wild Boar HM 7th September

Equinox 24hr run 20th September

East Leake Tri 28th

Oxford HM 12th Oct

06/05/2014 at 19:30

Glad you got sorted, hope you both had a good ride!

thats a packed calendar! And a good mix too! 

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