Slagiatt


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ironman-wales-2014

Posted: Yesterday at 13:23

Thommo .. i use a profile design "energy pack" .. can get nearly as much in that as the topeak one i used to use , but it sits much nicer on the top tube.  The topeak fuel tank , zip broke after one event .. so money back job (thanks wiggle ) and got this instead .

having said that i do tend to end up taping things on all over the bike and have bags under the saddle and generally go out looking like the cycling equivalent of an SAS landrover .. so maybe i do need something bigger  

ironman-wales-2014

Posted: Yesterday at 13:12

Oh , i hadn't spotted the slight change in the swim course, I wonder how that will affect things ? if at all ? ... with the quality of my sighting i'll probably still end up having to run round the rock 

ironman-wales-2014

Posted: 26/08/2014 at 09:57

Thanks MTri .. now that brings back happy memories of 2011 when we were all glued to the web cam feed watching the waves breaking over the harbour and wondering if they would have to cancel the swim 

Kit loan

Posted: 22/08/2014 at 15:16

size 10 kit eh ... who do we know whos that small .. I guess pudge and the engineer .  Unfortunately I've got more X's than Katy Price on all my kit   

ironman-wales-2014

Posted: 21/08/2014 at 13:57

sounds like you are already perfectly qualified ...See if you can scrounge some pirate kit for race day, the pirate support at Tenby has been epic over the past few years and it really helps you keep going. 

Will see you at the back of the swim 

 

ironman-wales-2014

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 13:46

sort of ish .... i have a torn ligament and torn meniscus following a tumble earlier in year so i am not anticipating getting much of it done this time . But i love the atmosphere in Tenby , and was too late to transfer or get my money back anyway so have decided to go and get my expensive rucksack and swim cap and see how far i can get before the body says stop.  Been having physio and they had given me the green light to start cycling again and knee has been ok with that so far... running is out of the question but if i can get through the bike before the cut ( which i accept seems pretty unlikely) i can make a decent stab at walking the marathon.

basically just along for the party this year 

ironman-wales-2014

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 13:25

Cant remember what the official ruling was , but for sure lots of people had wet suits stripped to waist and ran bare chested in the last few years.. not many ladies though   so may be a different rule for them  .. Will definitely be a FAQ at the briefing  

ironman-wales-2014

Posted: 20/08/2014 at 10:45

has anyone looked to see where registration is , as its been moved from the usual spot , is it still near the rectory car park?

 

Pirate spotting

Posted: 29/07/2014 at 14:10

 

Cheerful Dave wrote (see)

 

You have a family slag?

Incredibly i do Cheerful   .. Most of them were with me Marshaling the turn in and out of the south loop of Outlaw this weekend.   Wasn't me at the QE2 bridge though as i turn off just before that so looks like it was Feret

The 2014 Outlaw feedstation/supporters thread

Posted: 25/07/2014 at 09:04

Looks like we have been spared the prospect of FF in his mankini ... so many people  have feared this scenario (after last years feed station display)  and raised their concerns to OSB that the official OSB  FAQ has a response  "No, Flat Footed,  you can't wear a mankini, tankini or a bikini a ride a unicycle. We're following BTF rules, which are designed to help hget you round safely and comfortably. The Outlaw distance is already tough enough don't make it harder than it needs to be."

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