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  Topic: January 2019 weigh in

Replies: 162
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PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Feb 12, 2019 12:58 pm   Subject: January 2019 weigh in
I've f***d this up utterly. Put on more weight, now 124.4 kg. The fattest I have ever been in my life Sad
  Topic: Baby it's Cold Outside...

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PostForum: Gear   Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:52 am   Subject: Re: Baby it's Cold Outside...
...and I need a jacket to see me through winter training. Here's my criteria:

1. Suitable for running, cycling and Adventure Racing
2. Waterproof
3. Breathable
4. 50 ish
5. Looks cool

anyon ...
  Topic: Ironman Lanzarote 2019 - The Thread!

Replies: 59
Views: 12100

PostForum: Events   Posted: Mon Feb 11, 2019 9:44 am   Subject: Ironman Lanzarote 2019 - The Thread!
I will rent a small van. easy and cheap. also will give me independence not relying on taxis. It's very convenient when zooming across the island from PdC to la santa for the race briefing and to ...
  Topic: Max HR falling

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Views: 1287

PostForum: General   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 2019 11:34 am   Subject: Max HR falling
Its to be expected that it falls as you age. Whilst the 220-Age formula is known to be crap the premises is the same that the older you are the lower your MaxHR will be.

Looking at my Garmin data ...
  Topic: Home Gym Recommendations

Replies: 6
Views: 570

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Jan 17, 2019 3:19 pm   Subject: Home Gym Recommendations
Big screen, beer fridge, sofa.

If you are doing tri I wouldn't bother with the rower, not going to give you much benefit.

Decent turbo set up.

You could look at a treadmill but home grade on ...
  Topic: Calories spent in training

Replies: 11
Views: 872

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:41 am   Subject: Calories spent in training
Surprised the rower is so out as presumably if it s a Concept2 it has a power meter. The more accurate something measures your output the more accurate the algorithms are when calculating the calorie ...
  Topic: January 2019 weigh in

Replies: 162
Views: 7852

PostForum: General   Posted: Fri Jan 04, 2019 5:06 pm   Subject: January 2019 weigh in
You lot haven't tried hard enough over Xmas. 120kg, all of it muscle, a lot of relaxed muscle round the belly.

Getting back in the game though. No booze, that is my nemesis.
  Topic: Trainers - Help

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Views: 843

PostForum: Gear   Posted: Thu Dec 20, 2018 1:43 pm   Subject: Trainers - Help
I have worn the Saucony Rides for years. Had 8s, 3 pairs of 9s, couple of 10s. They are still about but rather than being called 11 the new ones are called Ride ISO.

They are a neutral show and I ...
  Topic: Ultra / Trail Running - General Thread

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PostForum: Events   Posted: Thu Dec 13, 2018 9:30 am   Subject: Ultra / Trail Running - General Thread
Want to start next year with some small fell races and build up to bigger ones. Anyone got some good recommendations? Preferably in the peak district, purely as that is closest to me. Lakes & Da ...
  Topic: Advice on upgrade to bike components

Replies: 12
Views: 1114

PostForum: Gear   Posted: Thu Dec 13, 2018 9:23 am   Subject: Advice on upgrade to bike components
Sora to 105 aint going to save you much weight

| 105 5800 | Sora 3500 |
Levers | 486g | 496g |
Brakes ...
  Topic: IMUK Bike course

Replies: 53
Views: 5388

PostForum: Events   Posted: Mon Dec 10, 2018 2:16 pm   Subject: IMUK Bike course
Not following this closely, but imagine there will be a good amount of hot air on FB Ironman Journey page about this? Rolling Eyes Very Happy So is this just rumour at the moment, or have IMUK made an announcem ...
  Topic: Waterproof pannier recommendations

Replies: 14
Views: 1125

PostForum: Gear   Posted: Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:25 am   Subject: Waterproof pannier recommendations
When I looked the waterproof ones were a lot more expensive. I got a cheap set and then use some canoe sacks to keep stuff dry. Obviously if you need to keep a lot of different bits of kit dry its p ...
  Topic: Trek Factory Sale 2018 - Milton Keynes ?

Replies: 10
Views: 1133

PostForum: Gear   Posted: Thu Nov 29, 2018 9:23 am   Subject: Trek Factory Sale 2018 - Milton Keynes ?
Its only 10 mins walk from my house. Might have to "work from home" tomorrow
  Topic: Insurance for multiple bikes?

Replies: 20
Views: 2095

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Nov 27, 2018 9:55 am   Subject: Insurance for multiple bikes?
Few people have recommended pedal cover to me. As someone mentioned above ease of use is a problem. I don't want to talk to someone, I want to fill in a form, pop in my bank details and done.

I w ...
  Topic: Your Garmin Questions Here

Replies: 105
Views: 27570

PostForum: Gear   Posted: Fri Nov 16, 2018 9:30 am   Subject: Your Garmin Questions Here
The strap I had was 2nd hand when I got it and I've used almost daily for 2.5 years. I feel like I have got my moneys worth from it.

Will try the Wahoo as its the same price as a replacement Garmi ...
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