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Ironman Swiss by John
Ah well, not long to July 17th, my first IM after 7 years of Oly and sprints, been lurking/posting to this wbsite for 5 years now, hello, seen all the good (Wagner) & bad (ecce) come and go, thought I'd say hello, HELLO!!!! Is this known as taper madness? Cannot do anything without worrying of it's...
June 29th 05 08:24 PM
by John Go to last post
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Newbie assistance by BigFish
I am looking to get myself motivated to get into shape and would like to use competing in a triathalon (next summer?) as my motivation. I was a competitive swimmer in High School and swam in a club year round.. I ride my mountain bike about 10 miles every other week around a local lake and play...
June 29th 05 06:55 PM
by KLO Go to last post
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Rockstar or Redbull by BigKid24
Does anyone have any experience training with these drinks? Or does anyone know the effects of using them? I was dragging yesterday so I drank one about an hour before I went for my run. It ended up being a great run and I felt really strong. Just wondering if it could be attributed to the...
June 29th 05 02:43 PM
by Bob Smith Go to last post
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1st Ironman! by Sgt Pepper
This weekend I finished my first full Ironman! time 14:17:01 In Otrokovice, Czech Republic, swim without suit, bike and run in 33C (in shadow) and in strong wind... more at http://www.zeleznymuz.cz/en/language I'm sooo happy :-) Sgt Pepper
June 28th 05 12:10 PM
by Tom Henderson Go to last post
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Race results by 3Hank
Does anyone know how to easily convert web-based race results into an Excell spreadsheet readable format or import it into Excell? I've send several emails trying to get race results also posted in Excell but nothing has changed yet. I enjoy doing post race number crunching and with a spreadsheet...
June 28th 05 05:54 AM
by 3Hank Go to last post
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training ? by Iano
I've been asked to do a cycle for charity. The bike ride is 120 miles on a very hilly course and I've got less than 2 weeks to train for it. My exercise background is that I run 30 miles a week, on most weeks. Some weeks I might skip a run and do a bike ride. That ride would normally be...
June 27th 05 10:37 PM
by Mike C Go to last post
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Split time wrist band generator by Roger Cortesi
I have made a page which generates a wrist band with your split times printed on it. Enter your goal distance and time and it returns the elapse time at each mile or km marker. Using this and your stopwatch you can quickly figure out during a race/run if you are ahead or behind your target...
June 27th 05 09:11 PM
by Roger Cortesi Go to last post
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Is it ok to do many sprints in a season by B
Idid my 1st tri on may 15 and have since done another on june 5th and now I am doing another on the 11th and I have plans for another 10 july and I would like to sneak another in between there. Is this normal to do this? I am not competetive I am just a finisher in the clydesdale cat. B
June 27th 05 07:25 PM
by trimark Go to last post
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Race mishaps? by Harold Buck
In article , "anders" wrote: There is a variety of things that can go wrong in a race and a variety of ways in which race arrangers can goof up: the leaders in the marathon race can be directed to the halfmarathon...
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June 27th 05 01:40 PM
by Mike Tennent Go to last post
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Newbie questions by Gy Hilmer
Bob Smith wrote: I'm thinking of taking up the sport - my weakest part will be the cycling - I have no clue! Without learning too much (I really don't want have to know about groupsets and wheel types etc), how much do I have to spend to get a reasonable bike? Can I get away with...
June 25th 05 06:16 PM
by Jim Weeks Go to last post
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Poor sport? by Harold Buck
I'm watching an ITU World Cup Tri in Japan on OLN right now, and coming out of T2 I saw one of the Japanese competitors slapping the sponges out of the hands of the volunteers, prsumably so his competitors wouldn't be able to get them. They showed him slapping at least 4 sponges out. I couldn't...
June 25th 05 12:39 AM
by Tom Henderson Go to last post
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just when i think I'm getting in good shape... by Roger Cortesi
I have been doing a bunch of cycling getting ready for an end of summer 1/2IM. It is true that i have been on travel the last couple of weeks, but I still did some riding and running. Then I did a local mountain bike race and got crushed. Nothing like 8 miles of hills and mud to to humble you...
June 24th 05 01:17 AM
by Eric Go to last post
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new race in sacramento ca July 31 by [email protected]
West Sacramento International Triathlon - July 31st, 2005 The inaugural West Sacramento International Triathlon is a sprint distance swim-bike-run competition scheduled for Sunday July 31st, 2005. This scenic and spectator friendly course along the Sacramento river waterfront begins with a .75-mile...
June 23rd 05 07:00 PM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Bullhorn STI shifting? by rsquared
cwhitmore wrote: I just bought a used bike with road handlebars and clip-ons. I'm use to STI shifting from bullhorn bars (not bar-ends). I've been looking at bullhorns online, but don't see how to add the STI shifting. Are there special bullhorn shifting kits? What do I need? thanks, ...
June 23rd 05 02:44 PM
by rsquared Go to last post
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Triathlon burnout? by [email protected]
I've entered my first tri, the Tinman in July. Never even ridden a road bike but have ordered a Cervelo Soloist and should have it in a week or two. Never swam until 2 weeks ago, but I ran a 1:29 Half Marathon last week. I'm full on into training but don't want to burn out. Been running about...
June 23rd 05 06:16 AM
by [email protected] Go to last post
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Is anybody else going? I am registered but am still putting things together. Any advice welcome. JC
June 22nd 05 03:47 AM
by JOHN CORDELL Go to last post
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WTB: Pinarello Prologo 52cm or slightly smaller by [email protected]
WTB older Pinarello Prologo, 52cm C-C or slightly smaller, maybe 50cm minimum.. no larger than 52cm. Just needs to be in decent ridable condition, want to use for triathlons/time-trials.... thanks, mark markrbeattie at gmail daught com
June 22nd 05 12:55 AM
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How to Refresh Legs? by [email protected]
My legs are always tired to some degree. Is there any techniques, tips or tricks I can use which will help restore fatiged muscles? Over and above the obvious solutions of adequate rest and sleep, what are you doing?
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June 22nd 05 12:24 AM
by Triathlete Go to last post
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FS: Mavic Cosmic Carbone Rear Clincher by John Verheul
700c, 2002 clincher model, Shimano freehub. Very good condition, used mainly for TTs & a few road races. 20 spokes, straight, round, etc. Will include red nylon Mavic wheelbag, yellow Michelin rimstrip, and of course the excellent Mavic QR. Asking $300 shipped in CONUS, shipping...
June 21st 05 09:43 PM
by John Verheul Go to last post
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I need a hotel room in Penticton for Ironman Canada by [email protected]
Has anyone booked a room in Penticton for the Ironman that they won't be needing? If so please let me know, I've left it a little late to hunt for a hotel room and it looks like most are already gone. Thanks, Paul.
June 21st 05 03:44 PM
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