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  Topic: Looks like the Full Cheese has just got harder...
lastoutofthepool

Replies: 5
Views: 2618

PostForum: Events   Posted: Sun Dec 17, 2017 6:12 pm   Subject: Looks like the Full Cheese has just got harder...
I knew I shouldn't have dithered and entered this last year...

As if it wasn't hard enough already it seems to have grown to a "full" middle distance event....now the Epicman....
No men ...
  Topic: At Last...a swim watch that keeps the water out!
lastoutofthepool

Replies: 0
Views: 1500

PostForum: Gear   Posted: Sun Dec 17, 2017 6:04 pm   Subject: At Last...a swim watch that keeps the water out!
I realise I shouldn't be so impressed at a fundamental requirement but after two leaky Poolmates and a Speedo Aqua coach my secondhand Garmin Swim survived the ultimate test...

A 50 deg C. Wash c ...
  Topic: DIY: adding wall insulation to garage conversion
lastoutofthepool

Replies: 7
Views: 2015

PostForum: Off-Topic   Posted: Thu Aug 31, 2017 10:42 am   Subject: DIY: adding wall insulation to garage conversion
If gas pipe is boxed in have you checked if it needs ventilation?
All depends on size of the void.
If unsure take a few measurements (cross section and length) and seek advice from a Gas Safe engine ...
  Topic: Stupid Injuries
lastoutofthepool

Replies: 21
Views: 9049

PostForum: Training   Posted: Mon Jul 17, 2017 11:11 am   Subject: Stupid Injuries
Ready to hop into hot bath after ice cold MTB night ride.
Starck bo!!ock naked apart from socks.
Went to whip socks off with thumb in usual super slick fashion.
Forgot about themal inner sock..thum ...
  Topic: Alistair Brownlee's road to the IM70.3 World Champs
lastoutofthepool

Replies: 227
Views: 37203

PostForum: General   Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2017 8:04 am   Subject: Alistair Brownlee's road to the IM70.3 World Champs
http://timeraces.trackingsport.com/head?bz0xMjQwJm09MjIyMiZsb2M9ZW4=
  Topic: Alistair Brownlee's road to the IM70.3 World Champs
lastoutofthepool

Replies: 227
Views: 37203

PostForum: General   Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2017 7:56 am   Subject: Alistair Brownlee's road to the IM70.3 World Champs
http://timeraces.trackingsport.com/head?bz0xMjQwJm09MjIyMiZsb2M9ZW4=
  Topic: rebuilding Shimano R500 rear wheel
lastoutofthepool

Replies: 5
Views: 1353

PostForum: Gear   Posted: Sun Apr 09, 2017 1:27 pm   Subject: rebuilding Shimano R500 rear wheel
Hi,

Happen to have one in shed.

Non drive side measures 2mm longer than drive side.
  Topic: rebuilding Shimano R500 rear wheel
lastoutofthepool

Replies: 5
Views: 1353

PostForum: Gear   Posted: Sun Apr 09, 2017 8:36 am   Subject: rebuilding Shimano R500 rear wheel
Carefully check lacing pattern.

If this is correct double check spoke lengths

I know you said lengths are correct but
1 or 2mm out can make a big difference.

Sounds like non drive side may ...
  Topic: Practice races for IM Wales
lastoutofthepool

Replies: 7
Views: 1823

PostForum: Events   Posted: Wed Apr 05, 2017 2:13 pm   Subject: Practice races for IM Wales
My advice would be to get in as many sea swim races as possible to build confidence in dealing with whatever the conditions may throw at him on the day.

(sighting, swell, currents, motion sickness, ...
  Topic: Weymouth middle distance July 2017
lastoutofthepool

Replies: 3
Views: 1142

PostForum: Events   Posted: Fri Mar 31, 2017 6:10 am   Subject: Weymouth middle distance July 2017
I did this last year, partner did the oly at the same time.
Well organised events, great marhals.
Swim was was a bit choppy, so sighting buoys on a T shaped course was tricky at times.
Apart from o ...
  Topic: The end of Wimbleball 70.3
lastoutofthepool

Replies: 21
Views: 4619

PostForum: Events   Posted: Thu Mar 30, 2017 9:37 pm   Subject: The end of Wimbleball 70.3
Just used this discount code for 25 off

220IMUK703 good for 20 entries (well only 19 now)
  Topic: Exercise induced asthma
lastoutofthepool

Replies: 15
Views: 4062

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Dec 01, 2016 7:53 pm   Subject: Exercise induced asthma
I know you said it may be dry air not cold air related but have you tried deep heat rubbed into the chest before running?
Partner now does this for cold runs & cold ow swims and uses asthma inha ...
  Topic: IM Wales-Personal Needs-Run Section
lastoutofthepool

Replies: 19
Views: 5937

PostForum: General   Posted: Sat Sep 17, 2016 8:36 pm   Subject: IM Wales-Personal Needs-Run Section
McD's wasn't a concern for me but clothing was...race referee Confirmed clothing items OK if passed from the personal needs zone. For Tenby this is one aid station per lap...have a good race everyone ...
  Topic: IM Wales-Personal Needs-Run Section
lastoutofthepool

Replies: 19
Views: 5937

PostForum: General   Posted: Sat Sep 17, 2016 5:55 am   Subject: IM Wales-Personal Needs-Run Section
Thanks everyone,

It's not clear in rules or race info. book so
I'll check at race briefing.
(And let you know the IM Wales take on this )
  Topic: IM Wales-Personal Needs-Run Section
lastoutofthepool

Replies: 19
Views: 5937

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Sep 15, 2016 10:15 pm   Subject: IM Wales-Personal Needs-Run Section
Hi All,

Doing my first IM Sunday...Assuming I make it this far....
Does anyone know if this is just for nutrition or can your supporters pass you other items such as clothing?
 
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