Latest posts by GraemeK

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Outlaw 2014

Posted: Yesterday at 19:29

Outlaw 2014

Posted: Yesterday at 19:11
No bites, although I've a huge bruise up the underside of my forearm I've no idea how I got, probably kicked in the swim. Surprised I didn't get the wild shites after that water, it stunk and tasted foul, it was like a swimming pool in comparison at Stanton Lake last night.

Outlaw 2014

Posted: Yesterday at 19:08
I know..... I said hello or nice to put a face to a name or something to you on the bike as I passed you on the way back from the Northern loop, Meldy. You passed me on the run on the embankment by the timing mat, possibly on the second loop, I'd given up by then I think. Hopefully I'll be back next year for revenge.

Outlaw 2014

Posted: Yesterday at 18:06

Disapointed in a way I didn't wear my pirate top after seeing so many, but I didn't want to upset my son not wearing the top he got me

More First Tri Advice Please!

Posted: Yesterday at 18:05

Thanks Buddha, thought it was something along those lines. Your comment on what I can't see I'm not bothered about made me smile, the race director at a recent race said the same about stopping for a wee behind a bush, if nobody sees, you can't be penalised. Then again I saw more of the BTF motorbikes stopped and the rider reliving himself than I did competitors , and I don't think they were so sharp on draft busting at the blunt end either.

More First Tri Advice Please!

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 22:49
Buddha, on this zip rule, are we talking full zips must be done up, i.e. your top can't be flapping like a TdF climber, or you can't undo it a few inches for ventilation? If the latter, why is that? My running club vest shows more skin than my tri top or is it just simpler to say no zips undone than argue the toss over whether it was 2cm or 4cm undone?

70.3 Staffordshire

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 13:15

Any of the bike route? It says towards Lichfield and Burton so I'm guessing along the flatlands of the Tame/Trent Valley up to Walton or Branston way and then via Abbots Bromley way

whats next

Posted: 30/07/2014 at 06:54
Just Plod On, if you're in the West Midlands, then a short hop over to Keyworth in December for the half is well worth the trip.

Is iit being too ambitious to aim for half-ironman in the next 18months?

Posted: 29/07/2014 at 07:53
A road bike will help enormously, and it doesn't have to be pricey. At Outlaw at the weekend along side ??6k+ bikes was at least one Halfords Carrera TDF, a steel framed downtube shifter bike and a 400 quid B'Twin Triban 5.. And I can guarantee they weren't last in.

The adage of you can't buy speed is IMO broadly true, but if you can't afford a second hand roadie, then the typical ??150 entry fee for a half will be an eye opener.

whats next

Posted: 29/07/2014 at 07:07
Crooky are you the guy I passed on the bike at Outlaw who had also done IMUK last week?
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