What to do in the company of the Tapir

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Hope    pirate
15/06/2012 at 23:44
Get to the bottom of the ironing pile for the first time in months
16/06/2012 at 06:42
44. Do all the DIY I promised to do and put off ... Feck i would rather do an ironman than decorate
Hope    pirate
16/06/2012 at 07:48

45. Find my gilet!

Cortina5    pirate
16/06/2012 at 09:01

46. Book week off work for DIY as per Mrs Cat5's instructions.

16/06/2012 at 13:04
Hope if today is any measure find a full set of thermal underwear and waterproofs
meface    pirate
16/06/2012 at 22:21

47. Visit Chirpodist for her to tell you the failry bad blisters on your feet are in fact medically classifiable, 'something about through to the dermis on one bit', and that they will take 3-weeks to even have a covering of delicate skin.

Feet now covered in stretchy fleece and taped with strict orders to keep feet dry, leave tape on for as long as possible, and then retape. Did I mention I have to keep them dry. When I said I had just been swimming for 1.15 she looked like I had slapped her. Bloody good job I didn't mention the 1.30 session on bike last night then.

Now contemplating having to dry and tape my feet in either T1 or T2, possibly making me eligible for lost in transition award.

On the plus side she trimmed my toenails and they look great!

Whinge over



16/06/2012 at 22:23
They did look quite bad Dave :0(

And all the best people get lost in transition...
Cheerful Dave    pirate
17/06/2012 at 19:57

48. Worry that your new tribar extensions are half an inch too long and get the hacksaw out.

M...eldy    pirate
17/06/2012 at 19:58

49. Think about moving the bars back 1/2 an inch rather than lob it off the other end

Hope    pirate
17/06/2012 at 20:31

Oh gawd. I've taken mine off again. I can't get used to them. i just don't like the feeling of being in that position.

I'm happy to be down on the drops. They've really just been an accessory for me

M...eldy    pirate
17/06/2012 at 20:37

I am with you there Hope ... drops are fine, bars I usually opt out of  unless I am on my specialized in which case they feel ok?

17/06/2012 at 20:39
I've just changed my handlebars so I can actually fit mine on. Not decided if i'm going to use them or not!n
17/06/2012 at 20:39

50.  Start doing some swimming

M...eldy    pirate
17/06/2012 at 20:40

Better late than never Jaffa !!!

Hope    pirate
17/06/2012 at 20:43

Oh yeah... swimming.

I must get around to doing some of that!

Meldy i'm sure it because I can't cope with the thought of my hands being so far from my brakes!

17/06/2012 at 20:47
Outlaws so flat you wont need brakes
Seriously if its windy you may be glad of aerobars on long drags into a headwind
M...eldy    pirate
17/06/2012 at 20:48

Hope yes .. with you on that one

Dont listen to Max, he knows nothing (his wife told me)   

Iron Muffin    pirate
17/06/2012 at 20:51

Great thread.

51. Wax bikini line (inc boys!)

M...eldy    pirate
17/06/2012 at 20:54

Good call MT !!!

ChallengeGoGoGas    pirate
17/06/2012 at 20:57
Ridgebackmax wrote (see)
Outlaws so flat you wont need brakes
Seriously if its windy you may be glad of aerobars on long drags into a headwind

+1 to this -  2 x 4-5 mile straights today's race into a headwind, picked a nice gear, upped the cadence and got on the aero bars.... just superb (appreciate not a long stint by pirate stds but for cabin personnel it's a long stint)

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