What possessed you?

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Nurse Ratched    pirate
14/05/2012 at 16:11

WOOO HOOOO! Espresso machine back from repair . Off to get wired.  

Happy days

14/05/2012 at 16:12

Blog update if any actually reads that rag haha

Rafiki    pirate
14/05/2012 at 20:24

Nurse - thats some might  fine rain you guys have up there!!! Arm bands on the front forks did the trick of keeping big afloat!

ChallengeGoGoGas    pirate
14/05/2012 at 20:37

did you take your RD?

IY - I can't find the blog link, can u post again mate, sorry i'm useless (as Raf will testify)

14/05/2012 at 21:30

On an iPad so sorry for a crappy link.
Nurse Ratched    pirate
14/05/2012 at 23:57

Oooh yes, Raf, we can do rain!  So how was it?

IY, liking the blog

Nurse Ratched    pirate
15/05/2012 at 00:59

IY, just read your post from Nov 30th 2010 and I love the inspirational quotes.

Nurse Ratched    pirate
15/05/2012 at 09:44

Run planned for this afternoon.  Off to search the web for Saucony wellies 

Rafiki    pirate
15/05/2012 at 09:56

NR - it was fantastic thanks! It was my first big ride - never done much over 50 mile before and then mainly on the flat, so was pleased to cope with the step up in distance and feel l could have run afterwards (I didn't obviously - we had lunch and got pissed!) But fantastic views, rain could have been worse, almost cycled to the snow line - about 30m short!

Race was well organised (apart from the start - although  with heavy rain forecast late morning I think many with a late start time came early to avoid bad weather). But def do it again!

Nurse Ratched    pirate
15/05/2012 at 14:40

Cycling in the snow in the middle of May.  I love Scotland.  Well done you.

Run done.  Just a wee one today. Was going to be 3 miles, but once I was out there I decided to do a bit of the route twice and make it 4 miles.

Tri suit no. 2 has arrived...................................and is a perfect fit 

I, on the other hand, am a perfect twit. Obviously didn't read the product info properly, because it has no padding. None.  Not even a waffer theen nod in the direction of a pad. Doesn't even bear thinking about .  

Have just ordered another one. Third time lucky.



Edited: 15/05/2012 at 14:41
ChallengeGoGoGas    pirate
16/05/2012 at 07:37
Scores on the doors (following epic sat and sun)

Monday - AM swim 2520m in 59'18 PM run 5.61 miles in 49'12" (shoes filled with water, bob could have made a reappearance - running wellies sound ideal)
Tuesday - AM brick cycle 6.16 miles in 32'51" run 1.86 miles in 17'12"

Have 2nd interview today so shortly going "dark" speak later...
Nurse Ratched    pirate
16/05/2012 at 08:02

Good luck with the interview.

You've been a busy boy. Good effort

16/05/2012 at 09:48

Good luck with the interview GT.

Nurse Ratched    pirate
16/05/2012 at 14:36

Back from the pool. No drills today, just a very steady swim up and down. Did a mile in 45 mins.  

Nurse Ratched    pirate
17/05/2012 at 13:53

Scott Plasma Fastsuit.

With pad.


And at £23, even perfecter 

Am going to swim in it tomorrow and see how it feels.  

Off out for a jog with the dog.

ChallengeGoGoGas    pirate
17/05/2012 at 14:03
So Fink # 1, very slow but really focused on technique and drills, main set was 12 x 100m and this element was complete in 27'01... Spinning later

Am very very tired

Where are pics of perfect tri suit?
Nurse Ratched    pirate
17/05/2012 at 16:23

Patience, Grasshopper 

Good work in the water.  I am having to learn not to pay attention to work rate and focus on technique.  It's hard when I'm so used to the "x lengths in x minutes" mindset

Edited: 17/05/2012 at 16:25
Nurse Ratched    pirate
17/05/2012 at 16:41

Do you want a photo?

ChallengeGoGoGas    pirate
17/05/2012 at 17:26

i couldn't possibly answer that question! I have looked up tri suit online, looks good, what colour did you get? £23 is a bargain!!!!

ChallengeGoGoGas    pirate
17/05/2012 at 17:27

my running buddies are suggesting that I taper now, i.e. stop training... apparently i might need some energy for next week?

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