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  • v AMEG35
    Well done for allethorpe. 3hrs 25 fantastic.
    I did do the Leeds tri at the beginning of sept. It was during the really windy spell. I had a great time, but did fall off my bike still feet stuck to the pedals. I took a bit longer than you....3 hrs 45 and came 5th from last. I will certainly do it next year.
    I was tempted by holmfirth, but i havent swum in a pool for a competition before. I hate busy lanes!!!!
    Next year i aim to do ripon, allethorpe and maybe even try for a half iron man (LOL) at the end of next season.
    I am having to concentrate on running now...i am v slow.
    I DO hope we meet up at one of these races. Would be good.
    All the best with the holmfirth butties. I may go and watch it. M
    2402 days ago
  • v AMEG35
    How was Allethorpe. Alot of the Wakefield club went and had a good time. Im preparing for my first standard distance at leeds. A bit of a tough one by all accounts.
    2426 days ago
  • v AMEG35
    Im only just starting my training for olympic, so iwont be ready for August. I hope to do leeds in September.
    I bought a racing bike off ebay......after looking for 2 weeks. I got a dream of a bike for £400. (Bianchi) at the moment though, i am in the early stages of mastering clipless pedals, with bruises to show for it. I will master them though.
    All the best for August.
    What training are you doing? Ive got brick sessions planned from bike to run. I hate the run bit. Im going to start off with 16 mile bike ride followed by 10k run every sunday!!!!! gradually building up the bike distance!!!
    2479 days ago
  • v AMEG35
    When is Allerthorpe? Im planning on moving upto olympic in september. I reckoned that if i managed 3 triathlons within 4 weeks, i should be able to do the olympic distance. Have you joined a tri club?
    I have now just read your blog from your first triathlon. I thought i was reading my own experience. I love the bike, especialy going down hill.
    Good luck for your tri.
    2480 days ago
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