AndyB99


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Ironman Uk 2015 who's in?

Posted: 07/09/2014 at 12:24

chorley hotels are ok..its easy to get to the stadium and get the bus to the race start premier inn chorley south is perfect...one road to the stadium and the race almost passes it by

Ironman Uk 2015 who's in?

Posted: 25/08/2014 at 18:42

they did a second release last year because they changed the course to accomodate more people.....not ding that this year but rumour has it there were 2500 places....either way i dont think there will be a second release this time

Numb feet when cycling

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 13:21

you think its not the shoes....but it probably is.....you're feet swell up a bit due to the blood flow increase...couple this with keeping em in the same position and they get numb.....also your arch may drop....you can get insoles to help with this.

bontrager shoes are the only ones i find with a slightly wider fit that stops this happening to me!!!

Ironman Uk 2015 who's in?

Posted: 19/08/2014 at 10:14

Less than 400 spaces left now and expecting to sell out by month end!!!

Ironman Uk 2015 who's in?

Posted: 18/08/2014 at 16:46

dont wait paperman....you cant compare a full to a half and even if things fall apart on the day you have almost a year to get ready.

just get in

Ironman Uk 2015 who's in?

Posted: 17/08/2014 at 09:43

ahhh i've been waiting for this thread....i'm very happy to say....IM IN!!!!

Ironman UK 2014

Posted: 23/07/2014 at 09:34

well done all Pirates, i'm losing touch a bit as Woody was the only one i knew personally but i was at the top of babylon lane all day and gave you all a shout every time...i hope it helped.

i told you the course was tougher now didn't i?

suitably inspired and i'm entered for next year already....cant wait!!!

Ironman UK 2014

Posted: 14/06/2014 at 09:04

all gone suspiciously quiet in here...bricking it???

went to bala last weekend which has me excited for IMUK.(saw Dave spartan...nice to catch up...and mouse...my mrs was talking to her on the run)...MrsB is racing so hoping she puts last years demons to bed.

having my shoulder op next week so imuk will get me in the mood for the brutal half.......

hows the training going people??

Ironman UK Bike Leg

Posted: 21/05/2014 at 20:10

hey no need to say sorry to me chap...just dont want you turning left on race day before you should 

 

yes for sure ...its the not stopping that helps a lot....even 10 second stops over 6-8 hours can add up.

 

good luck with it.

Ironman UK Bike Leg

Posted: 21/05/2014 at 10:41
Uncharted Waters wrote (see)

Good summary I actually found the short sharp climb at end of Chorley Old Rd/Shaw Brow is pretty steep and 2nd lap might be a bit tough. 

Road closures and not stopping/slowing down completely at junctions & traffic lights makes a major difference on race day.

Yeah i'm afraid you've gont the wrong way there chap...on the original map you did turn left into chorley old road and go up shaw brow (and it is a bitch) but now you carry on to the a6 and then turn right into dawsons lane before the glof club.....check the new map you'll see......so that ones out.

 

and please please dont assume there will be no cars......you'll get priority at junctions....and they will look after you best they can with managing it....but there WILL be cars on the course so stay safe

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