FerrousFerret


Latest posts by FerrousFerret

1 to 10 of 4,015

PSOF 10th Anniversary Champs

Posted: Yesterday at 16:08

I'm also a B.  Also will be my seventh.

Two Minutes to Midnight- Iron Maiden

Midnight (You Won't be Sleeping)- Magnum 

The Psychiatric Wing

Posted: Yesterday at 15:01

Afternoon all,

I did jury service many moons ago, I also found it a fascinating process.  A lot of the judges time is spent ensuring that the jury understand what the heck is going on.  If I recall I heard an ABH and an arson.  There can be an awful lot of hanging around in the iniital/selection stage.  I finished the newspaper, the book I was reading and ended up reading my (old paper) car insurance.

Hacking cough has arrived in time for the weekend.  Might pootle the parkrun tomorrow and try to work out whether a long bike in the pouring rain is sensible for Sunday (answers on a postcard to...).

PSOF 10th Anniversary Champs

Posted: 21/04/2015 at 16:13
cougie wrote (see)
How are my roomies doing ? Fe Fe, Bob and 9sqrun - are you all really flying ?

I've not swum since Challenge Henley in 2013 - and anyone will tell you that hardly counted as swimming....


Strangely enough I brought a spare shirt into work today so I can cycle in tomorrow.  I tried this last week and had to cut short the ride home as I was a bit broken.  First century ride pencilled in for this weekend (there's a local sportif and I'm out of excuses).  I even ran at faster than marathon pace at the weekend (it was mostly downhill).  I am, however, nowhere near racing weight and have been very proficient in swim session swerving.

The Psychiatric Wing

Posted: 21/04/2015 at 10:19

Morning,

Top dolphining Schmunks.

TMW- I had to google Clifton Sausage and I'm now hungry.  I had thought you were a non-meat eater.

I have just printed out the BTA knowledge tester- 14 pages to complete (and pass) before I'm allowed to start shadowing.  Plus the rulebook and course materials to read through.  Rule 19.2 is the referees friend.

The Psychiatric Wing

Posted: 20/04/2015 at 09:24

'Ow do all,

I actually managed to run at faster than marathon pace at the weekend, in my defense it was only because it was downhill.  I briefly met one of Seren's open water swimming friends and apparently only just missed Seren herself. 

 

Extream Ebdurance

Posted: 16/04/2015 at 13:05

Just hadt a new supply sent through- found it helpful last time I used it (but that was some time back).  Yvonne van Vlerken was suggesting it takes a couple of weeks to kick in.

The Psychiatric Wing

Posted: 16/04/2015 at 13:00

Well remembered Dave- yes, we joined at about 12 o'clock (geographically) on the first lap, I managed Bitchnor on the first attempt and then stopped to admire the view second time round.  

The Psychiatric Wing

Posted: 16/04/2015 at 09:53

Morning all,

Speedy running Mr Spartan.

I'm going from one extreme to t'other Mouse- BTA referee course on Saturday (a certain goateed Welshman talked me into it) and I'm doing the Kymin Dash on Sunday so I'll wave in your direction as I drive past on Saturday evening.

Seren, my abiding memory of the big woody course was if I wasn't going up I was coming down.  I also seem to remember doing two laps which is odd as I only did the little woody.

Lower back problems

Posted: 15/04/2015 at 15:39

Ed,

why do you say that running is causing your back pain?  What was it that you were doing at the gym?  

I'm doubtful you're going to get an accurate web diagnosis (unless Mr Six Physio turns up), so I think you'll probably be better off trying to find a local physiotherapist to try and find out what's causing the pain. 

The Psychiatric Wing

Posted: 13/04/2015 at 11:10

Morning team,

sorry to hear of your poorly relative Mrs F.

Top race entering there Dave, I must get round to entering the local aquathlon series as that's due to kick off at the start of next month.

Finally got round to getting some passwords reset, so I have some ebay shinies on the way which should mean I can see when I take the bike out of an evening.  Other than that not a terribly productive weekend.

1 to 10 of 4,015

Discussions started by FerrousFerret

Fantasy Tour of Britain anyone?

Replies: 0    Views: 223
Last Post: 06/09/2014 at 12:24

Commonwealth triathlon- advertising

spoiler free 
Replies: 7    Views: 940
Last Post: 25/07/2014 at 08:16

Early season (nearly) open water practice

you know you want to... 
Replies: 11    Views: 443
Last Post: 18/02/2014 at 07:09

Ironman on the Beeb

could be worth a listen 
Replies: 39    Views: 1179
Last Post: 09/10/2013 at 14:34

This is the bike accessory I've been waiting for

Replies: 4    Views: 587
Last Post: 16/04/2013 at 10:58

Message me

not possible to add message 
Replies: 38    Views: 1522
Last Post: 28/03/2013 at 14:25

A new cycling classic

(hopefully) 
Replies: 13    Views: 1161
Last Post: 28/01/2012 at 16:10

Porsche bikes

for those in need of more bling 
Replies: 15    Views: 1708
Last Post: 14/01/2012 at 09:24

2012 Road cycling route unveiled

box hill here we come 
Replies: 25    Views: 3610
Last Post: 19/01/2012 at 20:06

How to inspire an Olympian

with poetry... 
Replies: 4    Views: 1973
Last Post: 14/12/2010 at 16:58

London 2012 ticket prices

where to go? 
Replies: 11    Views: 2131
Last Post: 15/10/2010 at 14:33

what will they think of next?

Replies: 6    Views: 1994
Last Post: 27/10/2009 at 21:46

pirate budgie smugglers

thought I had to share this one 
Replies: 12    Views: 2999
Last Post: 31/08/2009 at 20:45

triathlon training decreases fertility

a dilemma 
Replies: 120    Views: 7412
Last Post: 02/07/2009 at 08:58

another good luck thread

Go Smithy 
Replies: 31    Views: 2295
Last Post: 19/06/2008 at 16:36
1 to 15 of 30 threads