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PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 5:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Big Ted wrote:
SJB wrote:

Nice words.thanks.

Ps you not even tempted at all to see how quick you can do it ? With all your biking youll be flying round the flat course. Make a nice change from Avon Tyrell. Cool Twisted Evil


Yeah, I'll admit I've thought about it. Twisted Evil Very Happy But the commitment to training would be massive, and I know how much I struggled last time, so having been successful once, I think I'd struggle to get motivated enough again.

The bike course would certainly suit me more,no doubt! But then again, I know that my day 9 swim experience told me I'd achieved the limit last time along with finishing the last day at a couple of minutes before 4am. I'm not sure there's anything to gain by going again, I feel like I really did go to the limit (which was always a big part of the motivation to do it) Smile


Limit? you had at least 2 minutes to spare on the last one!
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 9:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Big Ted wrote:
SJB wrote:

Nice words.thanks.

Ps you not even tempted at all to see how quick you can do it ? With all your biking youll be flying round the flat course. Make a nice change from Avon Tyrell. Cool Twisted Evil


Yeah, I'll admit I've thought about it. Twisted Evil Very Happy But the commitment to training would be massive, and I know how much I struggled last time, so having been successful once, I think I'd struggle to get motivated enough again.

The bike course would certainly suit me more,no doubt! But then again, I know that my day 9 swim experience told me I'd achieved the limit last time along with finishing the last day at a couple of minutes before 4am. I'm not sure there's anything to gain by going again, I feel like I really did go to the limit (which was always a big part of the motivation to do it) Smile


Can't find your 2012 Report, only the 2011 one.
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PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 10:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

http://www.tritalk.co.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?t=87334

Hopefully that works Clive!
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PostPosted: Thu Jan 12, 2017 9:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Big Ted wrote:
http://www.tritalk.co.uk/forums/viewtopic.php?t=87334

Hopefully that works Clive!


Wow.

Welled up a few times.

Thank you for sharing your awesomeness.

Can someone stick this in the Epic Reports thread as both Big Ted's 2011 reports are posted not this one. Tried myself but I'm a techie numpty
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 04, 2017 3:38 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

13 weeks tomorrow............ anybody?
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 04, 2017 4:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

everyone must be busy training Smile

what sort of volumes are people putting in?
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PostPosted: Fri Jul 14, 2017 2:40 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm doing 15ish a week I think - mostly good quality. Happy with how it's going but you never can tell. I wish it were now though as I'm carrying my fewest niggles ever I think!
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