Cotswolds Wolf


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Outlaw 2016

Posted: 23/05/2016 at 21:33
Well that was an interesting introduction to OWS, once I manned up to the occasion I was quite happy, but didn't sight as much as I should of and let's just say I took the scenic route. Work in progress

Outlaw 2016

Posted: 17/05/2016 at 09:13
Well I think I've got my nutrition sorted out for the day, something else is starting to bother me. What to wear on the bike leg did 4.5 hr bike Sunday and starting to feel it around the saddle area anyone got any good reviews for tri shorts and top or cycle bib and have a clean
change. I'm expecting to be on the bike for 6 - 7 hrs.

I'm another who's got a sore shoulder, hope you get sorted soon JC.


Thanks in advance.

Outlaw 2016

Posted: 10/05/2016 at 15:39
RTN - I'm a newbie at biking and train on undulating routes (about 55 feet incline every mile) average between 15 - 16 mph. On a recent outing (37.5 ft per mile incline) I averaged 16.8 mph.

What I lose on the up hills I don't get back on the downhills.

Outlaw 2016

Posted: 09/05/2016 at 15:12
Would of asked for the later swimming wave probably wave 8 would suit me, at my age I'm guessing I will be near the back so not going to bother.

Sorry to hear Ali.

Outlaw 2016

Posted: 08/05/2016 at 21:43
Coops,

I've decided against doing anymore races/sportives apart from the cotswolds 113. Going to try and tough it out by myself. Not following any plans as such just gradually building up distances in each discipline but most of all to enjoy it.


Can't believe I spelt allowed like that.

Outlaw 2016

Posted: 07/05/2016 at 18:32
Matchstick - hope all goes well for your mum.

Got caught out in the downpour today whilst cycling cut it short Otherwise everything going along quite nicely need to get some outside swimming done soon, off on holiday soon and been aloud to pack wetsuit.

How's everyone else getting on

Upgrade

Posted: 01/05/2016 at 06:33
Sportpursuit - have the garmin 210 with hrm for ??85.00

Outlaw 2016

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 19:55
Perfect. Thanks Durham for the swift reply

Outlaw 2016

Posted: 26/04/2016 at 19:31
Thunder, snow, rain and really windy(not me) here, ended up with tonight's session being Hill intervals on the turbo. With local swimming pool closed due to boiler issues about the third time in as many months becoming a bit frustrating.

However I've been thinking/ trying out different approaches for fuelling on the bike. Last Weekends ride I mixed some gels in with water and took little but often swigs this seemed to be OK.

So my question is how far apart are the feed stations and what do they hold. I'm thinking of mixing gels in one drinks container and taking on energy drink from the other feed stations with a few solids and aim for 60 carbs per hour.

Outlaw 2016

Posted: 22/04/2016 at 17:59
Having those butterfly moments but also quite excited at the same time. Swimming improving enough to beat the cut off time (only pool swam as yet though) bike should be good enough based on quattro sportive 5hrs 20 with stops for 86 miles and done several marathons in the past last one snowdon all between 3.5 and 4 hrs. Putting it altogether in one day maybe another thing though.
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