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Pirate DIY Half IM 2016

Posted: 25/04/2016 at 20:08

Did I not message you? I'm sharing with red stripe. Thanks for the offer of a sofa bed but when I thought I might be really late I decided to take RS up on her offer. Thought I'd messaged so apologies if I didn't. 

Pirate DIY Half IM 2016

Posted: 25/04/2016 at 19:53

I've managed to get Friday off work so I'll be at the pub Friday night too.

I'd like to race* Saturday and support Sunday.

* pootle a couple ofbike laps plod a single run lap. I can do feed station duties after. 


Pirate DIY Half IM 2016

Posted: 21/04/2016 at 17:35

Hi can't do lists on my phone. I don't know what time I will get there Friday, depends on how early I can finish work so won't put my name down for that. Can some kind list person add me to Saturday dinner please?

Pirate DIY Half IM 2016

Posted: 19/04/2016 at 21:59

Can I put an engine on my bike and wear roller skates for the run?

Pirate DIY Half IM 2016

Posted: 19/04/2016 at 19:04

Hello. Sorry I've been absent from the thread. Adding my name to the hoody list size S please. 

I haven't biked more than a 7 mile commute for about 2 years and hardly run at all so I won't be doing the full distance. My plan is to bring my hybrid as racer is poorly. I will swim 1.9k then do a couple of bike laps. I can finish the bike at the feed station then do a 1 lap run to finish back at the feed station for supporting. 

The other day I would like to swim again as Im training to swim Windermere then go straight up to the feed station for supporting. 

SA does that sound like a plan that doesn't cause any extra hassle? I'll be biking in trainers so don't need anything for the "run" and saves you opening T2 early. 

Sooooo looking forward to this. 

Outlaw bike feedstation 24th July 2016

Posted: 02/01/2016 at 22:08

Boooo this clashes with lake Windermere swim. Will keep date in mind if plans change. 

No Strictly this year

Posted: 08/11/2015 at 12:35

What does Jay have to do to please the judges? That AT was fab. I also loved Jeremy. Great choice of music, I laughed loudly. Carol to go please. 

Prescription swimming goggles for farsightedness

Posted: 30/10/2015 at 21:20

Good work schmunks. Thanks

Tell me it gets easier!

Posted: 25/10/2015 at 13:12

Hi Buttercup. Yes I used to run with a heart rate monitor and agree that slow running can make faster. Weird but works. Now running to perceived effort, my old Garmin looks more like a sun dial compared to the new ones out now. Just back from a wonderful 6 miles. Had trouble to start with then employed a swimming focal point of keeping my breath in my belly. The moved on to relaxing my arms and step by step my shoulders dropped from around my ears. I could have gone on and on. Really in the zone. No walking breaks just a good steady pace. Loved it.

No Strictly this year

Posted: 25/10/2015 at 09:52

Nobody watching last night? Here's my thoughts as a total non-expert on the technical aspects of dance: 

Carol - missed it so don't know

Ainsley - clumsey and not his usual entertaining performance.

Kelly - in contrast a brilliant jive and very clever choreography from Kevin. Loved it.

Peter - One of the best rumbas I've seen from a male celeb. I normally cringe but didn't and thought it vet sweet and tender. Judges didn't like it but what do I know?

 Jay - under marked. Should have been 9s all round.

Katie - not brilliant but I fear that is a reflection of Anton's own Latin ability.

Anita - brilliant Tango. Loved it.

Kirsty - best dance so far but didn't like all the faffing to start with. Brendan often guilty

Jeremy - oh dear.

Jamelia - never seems to show emotion. Very bland

Helen - she's good but for some reason I don't enjoy watching her. Don't know why!


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