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Newbie Triathlon questions

Posted: Today at 14:02

I can't wee in my wetsuit.........and I've been on (sorry "in" !!) the game for years..........

Just can't do it - my mother has a lot to answer for!!!

However I would also say as someone who frequently needs to pee in general life I never seen to when "racing" and it's not a case of dehydration either as I'm always well hydrated at the end

You may find the same come race day Benjai

working at it slowly

Posted: Yesterday at 15:25

Ooops missed you Daffers

Glad you finished ok - but I do wish you'd stop reminding me of the necessity of training  

working at it slowly

Posted: Yesterday at 15:22

Ciao Westie

Come stai? Bene spero......

Com'e la birra?  Freddo e rinfrescante sono sicurra

Buona fortuna per il tuo cammino lungo in Spagna

Go Daffers (belatedly I'm afraid... ) - hope it all went well

Hope everyone is enjoying their BH weekend, still dry here but hardly sunny unfortunately and a rather chilly breeze off the sea..........mind you tomorrow is due to be soaking so guess I shouldn't complain  

My name is ???????? and i am gonna seriously get my sh!t in one sock - Part 2

Posted: 27/05/2016 at 21:03
DaylightR wrote (see)
Happychap wrote (see)

The bike in Mallorca isn't as bad as other island IMs .  I'm led to believe the first half of the bike course is relatively flat*

* it better be or I'm in trouble

...and the second half only has one hill on it too...

..just don't ask how long it goes on for.


Yeah........that one hill is not pleasing to me.......

HGV Wide Loads are decidedly NOT good at going uphill and there is only so much time you can recoup if you're having to walk up a hill..........and yes I do have to regularly 

My name is ???????? and i am gonna seriously get my sh!t in one sock - Part 2

Posted: 27/05/2016 at 16:02

THanks Lee

I'm aiming for Vichy and flying solo......but coming to Mallorca to support 

At least this is the current plan!!  Originally was going to do Mallorca but I think the bike will be not to my liking / strengths!! 

My name is ???????? and i am gonna seriously get my sh!t in one sock - Part 2

Posted: 27/05/2016 at 13:45

I'm Podds and I need more than one sock I fear

Last year's failure at IM Austria knocked me for 6 in a way I still just can't believe and isn't really like me - just came at the wrong time of my life I guess along with a few other things

So out of retirement for 1 final IM

Swim should be ok (slow but not troubling cut offs); bike I've done a couple of centuries recently but am still too slow currently but it's work in progress........then the big problems start so my targets are

1. weight loss, this last year has seen me balloon to fattest ever from not exactly slim last summer - overall need to lose around 4 stone but prior to my target race (approx 12 weeks time) 2 1/2 stone needs to disappear

2. set a structured run programme which my completely knackered knee will tolerate and more to the point stick to it - which having failed twice this week to get out of bed for a measly 2 miles will be the problem....

working at it slowly

Posted: 27/05/2016 at 09:53

Would you like me to visit you in the Dover Detention Centre DL?  I have a fair few pals around there................... 

Hissy fit kid from Wednesday in a computer based business exam today and had the cheek to smile at me as she came in all friendly like............lying little git!!  

working at it slowly

Posted: 26/05/2016 at 22:21

Roll on half term

I'm aiming for a half day tomorrow too as TOIL......tend to just take it these days and sign out rather than bother asking!!

However as I will be in at least part of half term I don't feel too guilty

Glad the FGO  is doing well Meldy and by the way...........don't believe the GPO.........he's lying.........


working at it slowly

Posted: 26/05/2016 at 15:13

I'm still here - just snowed under with exams and particularly the last few days with unannounced inspections and the lying git of a child from hell whose mother believes everything she says.........

Mother is going to report us to the exam board apparently.......

For once I'm not directly in the firing line.......but indirectly I am as it involves exams.......

working at it slowly

Posted: 25/05/2016 at 20:55

Oh that must be such a relief for you MC


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