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Long Course Weekend 2015

Posted: 21/10/2014 at 23:14

My regular haunt in Pembrokeshire is Lamphey Hall Hotel. Not far from Tenby, food is plentiful and priced well. Just DON'T MENTION THE WAR. I did once, but I think I got away with it.

Monday 20th October

Posted: 20/10/2014 at 14:32

Copy and paste.

Well, it would be, but on substituting my own data it doesn't look quite so desperate. An abstract thought came to mind. It's not possible to have a meteoric rise. Meteors fall and burn up in the atmosphere. I suppose you say that your progress was meteoritic.

Right. I need to do something positive with God's gift of this day.


Ironman Wales 2015 ....who's in ??

Posted: 20/10/2014 at 09:03

Does anyone know when the entries are likely to sell out?

Cycle rollers

Posted: 19/10/2014 at 23:16

I've never tried a set of rollers. I do have a turbo, and use it occasionally, when the weather's really cr*ppy.

Everyone needs to improve balance and cadence, so before I splash the cash I thought I'd ask if I could have a trial.

I live in Gloucester, so an hour's drive gets me to Cardiff/Birmingham/Oxford/Bristol.

Cr@p Swimmers R Us

Posted: 19/10/2014 at 17:23

Schmunks, in your last post you mentioned that the coach reckoned that there was nothing more to teach you about the stroke and technique. Although I don't know how well you swim, that comment surprises me. Because our coaches keep on with the technique coaching for all grades and abilities for 12 months of the year.

Solo session midweek. 100L in 59 minutes. I was pleased. You might have a good laugh.
Tonight: club coached session 6pm. "Tall and thin".

Sunday 19th October 2014

Posted: 19/10/2014 at 17:15

Fantastic result there RFJ, especially as it was a step up in distance.
I hope Postie did OK.
LMH, steady does it.
Gobi, good luck on the pot hunting.

Just swimming for me today. It's a Sunday thing. I've got to think "tall and thin".

Saturday 18th October 2014

Posted: 18/10/2014 at 20:36

LMH, not long ago you were suffering from not being able to sleep at all.

Runners: it's bizarre, isn't it? Middle of October, and a T shirt is too warm!

Today, I went out with the Tri club for the bike ride. I suppose it was around about 50 miles. I knew that my legs were a bit heavy from yesterday's run, but we went off at a sensible pace. A group of 13 of us- a bit big really. I stayed at the back and it paid off. The legs were fine, and on the run in to home I was able to start mixing it with the big boys. Not sure who was more shocked, me or them.

And now? Good wine.

Friday 17th October 2014

Posted: 17/10/2014 at 23:30

Sorry to hear about the MG Gobi.


Friday 17th October 2014

Posted: 17/10/2014 at 15:48

My plan for an early run was slightly ruined by a major need for sleep.

Instead I skipped lunch. No hardship, there was plenty of spare in the luggage department. Thanking you lot for the inspiration to just get out there and do a bit:
12 miles done: significantly more than I'd been doing recently Averaged 8:11m/m at a pleasant jog pace. A bit sweaty TBH, and I should have worn a vest. I'm just out of practice.

Good trophy bagging Gobi. BTW, have you had your car valued recently? Mine shot up in value this year.

Wednesday 15th October 2014

Posted: 15/10/2014 at 22:57

Sorry, I head down. See a concrete and an asphalt plant, then head home. The M5 will be my home, but it's much nicer than the M6.

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