Dubai Dave


Latest posts by Dubai Dave

1 to 10 of 5,332

RW Forum Six - Sub 3:30

Posted: 08/08/2014 at 15:42

O4S: Might enter the Wiltshire half myself, also not running with any purpose.

Pink: Everyone does it, even after all these years I still always unclip my left foot first, have never worked out how to do right foot first! 

Barry: IM fever caught me in my 50's, I think it was the thought that it was now or never!

Chick: Still banging out the miles.

14 miles for me this morning in the Spanish sun, I like running in the warm! That was my longest run since May and peversely the last 4 miles were at 8 min / miles without any decision to speed up on my part, just happened. Running MoJo definitely returning, back on my 30 miles a week running, 100 miles cycling routine which has stood me in good stead for years. Can compete in just about anything if I maintain that level, trouble is there is a distinct lack of speed work and tempo efforts at the moment.

RW Forum Six - Sub 3:30

Posted: 06/08/2014 at 19:30

Minni: I'm closer at Alicante, Chrissie's book is good, she was second riding the etape for fun a couple of weeks ago.

loving the sunshine, one week left, running mojo returning as i rebuild base for Comrades, 11 miles nice and easy today, also cycling up the mountains, the one behind my house is a 510m climb in 4.5 k, its bloody steep in places, there are quite a few like that around here with these "small" coastal mountains going up to around 5000 feet and the Spanish have built roads up them!

 

RW Forum Six - Sub 3:30

Posted: 02/08/2014 at 22:44

Training in Spain, love being back in the sun.

A certain Spoons became an Ironman today

 

RW Forum Six - Sub 3:30

Posted: 22/07/2014 at 14:09

2old: at least you have a diagnosis. Costa Blanca, 40 mins inland from Alicante back on my mountain.

RW Forum Six - Sub 3:30

Posted: 20/07/2014 at 22:52

Hey Folks

Still alive, cycling a lot, running a bit. Came third in club Duathlon on Friday much to my surprise given the age of the field! Off to Spain for 4 weeks on Wednesday for my annual summer training camp. Otherwise not a lot.

O4S: Busy, busy and there's nothing worse than an injured runner. (ask Minni!)

Minni: You will return.

Kiwi: Good to see you running

2Old: Hope you get yourself sorted.

Barry: swimming along! 

Chick: Germany deserved to win, my youngest wants to go and live there for 5 years so he can play for Germany.

Keep Running.

RW Forum Six - Sub 3:30

Posted: 28/06/2014 at 12:04

Hi Folks, quick check in, seems that all are busy!

kfc: Thats some schedule

Chick: The speed will return if you want it to.

2Old: I take it that you have been in Spain.

O4S: I hope that when you break out beyond the perimeter fence the sun will shine. Try rest its good!

Ant: The dark side is strong and I think you are lost to the dark forces.

Me, potholing around, cycling a lot, first male in the club handicap race on Thursday, 11K in 50-02 with a couple hundred metres of climbing thrown in so it would appear the after burners are not completely burnt out. If the race had been 300M longer I would have won, couldn't quite catch the winner. 

Off to Spain tomorrow for work so a running week coming up. 

 

RW Forum Six - Sub 3:30

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 16:45

2old: 5th time not 2nd time!

chick: enjoy the football

 

RW Forum Six - Sub 3:30

Posted: 16/06/2014 at 11:06

Morning folks

Pink; getting quicker

Free: Bling, like

2Old: busy.

FRC: glad you "get" Comrades, think I'm going back next year

Minni: ouch

O4S: busy and nuts as ever

pottering along by foot and bike, love being non competitive, but fell heavily yesterday while running, very badly gashed elbow, wont stop bleeding so off to A & E for what i suspect will be stitches.

RW Forum Six - Sub 3:30

Posted: 14/05/2014 at 14:44

AA: our local quarry is now open, i refuse too! Good luck with the 10K.

30 miles on the bike done, off to Spain working tomorrow.. Look like were breeding triathletes on here.

RW Forum Six - Sub 3:30

Posted: 13/05/2014 at 22:05

Chick: the rest may just have been what you needed

2Old: you seem to be back on track

Barry: a speedy 4 miles there

40 miles on the bike then 7 miles with club tonight, mixture of roads and trail too fast for comfort

1 to 10 of 5,332

Discussions started by Dubai Dave

Armstrong Ban

Replies: 54    Views: 2680
Last Post: 02/07/2012 at 16:57

Sunday 30th January 2011

Really don't mind if you sit this one out. 
Replies: 24    Views: 2273
Last Post: 30/01/2011 at 23:17

Saturday 22nd January 2010

I was crumbling with anticipation 
Replies: 19    Views: 1929
Last Post: 22/01/2011 at 22:24

Tuesday 14th December 2010

you screamed and everybody comes, a running take a run and hide yourself away 
Replies: 23    Views: 2859
Last Post: 15/12/2010 at 01:57

Saturday 27th November 2010

For I must be traveling on, now cause theres too many places I've got to see 
Replies: 20    Views: 2698
Last Post: 27/11/2010 at 20:55

IM Training Plans

Any recommendations & why? 
Replies: 3    Views: 1983
Last Post: 03/10/2010 at 08:57

Swimming Injuries

calf Muscle keeps going 
Replies: 17    Views: 4070
Last Post: 09/09/2010 at 10:58

Wednesday 07th July 2010

You can’t stop us on the road to freedom 
Replies: 43    Views: 3274
Last Post: 07/07/2010 at 22:52

Abu Dhabi International Triathlon March 12th 2011

Any of you lot coming 
Replies: 3    Views: 3755
Last Post: 23/06/2010 at 12:51

Thursday 17th June 2010

Runnin' down the avenue, see how the sun shines brightly in the city 
Replies: 20    Views: 2403
Last Post: 17/06/2010 at 23:35

Thursday 10th June 2010

Runnin' down the avenue (pant, pant, pant) 
Replies: 0    Views: 1316
Last Post: 10/06/2010 at 05:49

Friday 23rd April 2010

It felt good to be out of the rain again 
Replies: 50    Views: 2213
Last Post: 23/04/2010 at 23:06

Friday 16th April 2010

I know I've got to find some kind of peace of mind 
Replies: 0    Views: 1038
Last Post: 16/04/2010 at 09:25

Saturday 10th April 2010

When Quinn the eskimo gets here everybody is going to jump for joy 
Replies: 33    Views: 2124
Last Post: 10/04/2010 at 23:43

Tuesday 3oth March 2010

There were times when I stood at death's own door Only hoping for an answer. 
Replies: 16    Views: 1084
Last Post: 30/03/2010 at 22:33
1 to 15 of 120 threads