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  Topic: Challenge Paguera, Mallorca 2018
surfdragon

Replies: 2
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PostForum: Events   Posted: Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:58 am   Subject: Challenge Paguera, Mallorca 2018
Just come back from this years race. Great race and I felt really well run. Bike can get a bit hairy on the fast tight corners!!!!
(Looking at going back in 2019 for a re-match)
  Topic: Barcelona Triathlon
surfdragon

Replies: 3
Views: 1661

PostForum: General   Posted: Wed Oct 18, 2017 8:54 am   Subject: Barcelona Triathlon
Yes they are, and this is pretty well policed. You can use the draft legal tri bars, but they do check they don't extend beyond the brakes. We did see a couple of people turn up with TT bikes, but cou ...
  Topic: Barcelona Triathlon
surfdragon

Replies: 3
Views: 1661

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Oct 10, 2017 1:25 pm   Subject: Barcelona Triathlon
I've done it 4 times with a group of mates. Bike is pan flat and fast as its draft legal, but can get a bit sketchy with some of the chains that come steaming through. Run is pan flat as well mainly o ...
  Topic: New helmet
surfdragon

Replies: 2
Views: 998

PostForum: Gear   Posted: Sat Dec 24, 2016 9:11 pm   Subject: New helmet
Don't know about good deal!! But I would recommend the giro savant..

I just had a big stack (30mph) straight over the bars and landed helmet first. Helmet written off but no damage to me (well my ...
  Topic: Bacrelona 2017 (Full)
surfdragon

Replies: 13
Views: 4002

PostForum: Events   Posted: Tue Nov 22, 2016 9:53 am   Subject: Bacrelona 2017 (Full)
Really enjoyed this event this year (my first full IM dist), but did wonder if it had become draft legal when packs of bikes went past me!!!!!!
  Topic: Advice for draft-legal racing
surfdragon

Replies: 35
Views: 10007

PostForum: Events   Posted: Thu Nov 10, 2016 9:47 am   Subject: Advice for draft-legal racing
I've done Barcelona Olympic dist a couple of times which is draft legal. Riding is my worst discipline so it really helped me out to get some decent times, but you do have to be careful with the packs ...
  Topic: Bikes on Easyjet
surfdragon

Replies: 19
Views: 5440

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Nov 10, 2016 9:40 am   Subject: Bikes on Easyjet
I thought they had as well. So I didn't pack any for Barcelona this year, but at Bristol airport my friends who I travelled with were told you could take up to two!!
  Topic: Bikes on Easyjet
surfdragon

Replies: 19
Views: 5440

PostForum: General   Posted: Mon Nov 07, 2016 12:20 pm   Subject: Bikes on Easyjet
Flown a few times with EJ now and always put bike related stuff in with the bike ( the wetsuit also goes in there though), and haven't had any problems.
Always check my bike box as soon as I get it b ...
  Topic: Ironman Barcelona 2016
surfdragon

Replies: 87
Views: 32665

PostForum: Events   Posted: Wed Oct 12, 2016 1:11 pm   Subject: Ironman Barcelona 2016
But can you really call it a "personal" best if you have to draft!!!
It really bugged me when the packs of cyclists came past, not because they were faster than me (used to that). But becau ...
  Topic: Post Ironman Training
surfdragon

Replies: 5
Views: 2044

PostForum: Training   Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2016 11:54 am   Subject: Post Ironman Training
Having just done my first IM disance in Barcelona I'm giving the body a rest and it feels as though it needs it...
Although I've had a few light open water swims that's been it since the race. Normal ...
  Topic: Ironman Barcelona 2016
surfdragon

Replies: 87
Views: 32665

PostForum: Events   Posted: Tue Oct 11, 2016 9:16 am   Subject: Ironman Barcelona 2016
Well really enjoyed my race out there, first I.M. ever but got around in 12:23. Only went with the intention of trying to finish not for a time. But did get really annoyed with the big packs on the bi ...
  Topic: Hokey Cockey Swimrun St Austell Bay Saturday 8 October
surfdragon

Replies: 2
Views: 890

PostForum: Events   Posted: Tue Sep 13, 2016 8:41 am   Subject: Hokey Cockey Swimrun St Austell Bay Saturday 8 October
Totally agree. Great event run by a great crew. Really enjoyed last years event. Can't make this years as its just after Barca IM!!!!!
Slight change this year as I believe its slightly longer........
  Topic: Garmin 920XT Uploading Snags
surfdragon

Replies: 4
Views: 1070

PostForum: Gear   Posted: Thu Sep 08, 2016 1:26 pm   Subject: Garmin 920XT Uploading Snags
cheers, will give that a try
  Topic: Garmin 920XT Uploading Snags
surfdragon

Replies: 4
Views: 1070

PostForum: Gear   Posted: Thu Aug 25, 2016 11:28 am   Subject: Garmin 920XT Uploading Snags
Just wondered if anyone knew how to resolve this?

My broadband went down over the weekend so the Garmin couldnt upload as per usual, but said it had?
Since my broadband has come back online, all t ...
  Topic: Crazy high heart rate at the start of a run
surfdragon

Replies: 16
Views: 5395

PostForum: Training   Posted: Fri Aug 19, 2016 8:55 am   Subject: Crazy high heart rate at the start of a run
Had this happen to me a couple of months back. made me a bit paranoid and not want to look at my data!!!!!!
"Seems" to have stopped now
 
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