warning for outlaw

for everyone going

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seren nos    pirate
15/06/2012 at 12:18

Can i just warn you all I will be taking my tent to Outlaw.........this new tent has had 3 outings......the first was to Enduroman last year where we had torrential rain and storms.........the second to IMW where the tail end of a hurricane tried to take it out and it was extremly wet............and then last week back at enduroman when we put it up in horrendous rain which meant we were pitching on a lake almost and we had to bail out the inside of the tent........

so as I am camping at outlaw i suggest everyone takes all the winter wet weather gear in preperation..........

apologise in advance

pain is temporary    pirate
15/06/2012 at 12:21

 .... I'll buy you a new tent?????

Iron Pingu    pirate
15/06/2012 at 12:24

Seren!! How could you!!

15/06/2012 at 12:33
Well i am taking my lucky leaky rain jacket so i dont care
ImRio    pirate
15/06/2012 at 12:45

I am prepared for the worst Seren.  I even bought some of those hand and feet warmer things to go in my shoes and gloves for when I get out of the water and on to the bike   The guy in the shop was quite amused until G said I was doing an IM then he was in awe! lol

Ironholgs    pirate
15/06/2012 at 13:39

Well if things come in 3's we should be ok then?

15/06/2012 at 13:43
Ironholgs wrote (see)

Well if things come in 3's we should be ok then?

Fingers crossed!

VTd    pirate
15/06/2012 at 13:44

I'm looking to acclimatise tomorrow with a standard triathlon in forecasted gales and driving rain.  I've been down to the beach this morning and the breaking surf is already looking like fun .

Razor51    pirate
15/06/2012 at 13:51

Seron.....get a room...

15/06/2012 at 13:58

well if it's coming in 3's - I've been at 3 open water tris this year - 2 as an official, one as a competitor (Windsor this Sunday)

all 3 have turned into duathlons - 1st was water was too cold; 2nd was sea was too rough; and now Windsor have pulled the swim due to too much water (flow is too strong and lots of debris)

so you lot should be fine at Outlaw!

Lee the Pea    pirate
15/06/2012 at 14:19
Must remember to pack my waterproofs, and take my work-wellies with me!
Rafiki    pirate
15/06/2012 at 14:25

posh eh! differnet wellies for different occasions eh?

I will pack my waterproof socks - it has never once rained when I have remembered to take them with me in all the years I've had them!!

15/06/2012 at 14:34

I'm working on the basis that things come in 3s........the last 2 years at Outlaw have been dry and ideal for racing so am fully expecting the same to occur this year

Razor51    pirate
15/06/2012 at 14:39

Lee....and canoe....

15/06/2012 at 15:44

I'm with Jaffa.  Last 2 years at Outlaw has been fab weather.

15/06/2012 at 15:46

"Windsor have pulled the swim due to too much water..."

Is it also the wrong kind of water?  Too WET, maybe?

15/06/2012 at 15:47

I shall be slumming it in a camper van!  All those stories about camping at IMW was enough to put me off camping!  Especially in England!

15/06/2012 at 15:53

I've been keeping my eye on the forecast and for the last week it's been "thunder storms and showers, 16 degrees" but the latest is " cloudy and 20 degrees".

So that's that sorted.

Golden Boots    pirate
15/06/2012 at 16:36

I think I took most of the nottinham sun on my shoulders and arms last weekend... I think it has run out now. Sorry guys

M...eldy    pirate
15/06/2012 at 16:46

Sern, I love you but I wont miss you if you camping in Cornwall instead   

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