List of links to sites & podcasts ... pretty much my frequent visit list... https://www.globaltrinetwork.comYouTube videos on all things tri.... https://www.globalcyclingnetwork.comYouTube videos on all things bike https://www.dcrainmaker.comBest sport tech review site out there https://www.wiggle.co.ukHide your credit card... https://www.richroll.comPodcast on just about every topic with Rich (look up his book) https://www.strava.comIf it is not on Strava, … Continue reading Big List of links…
Only listing the books I really enjoyed, linked to my way of life.... I have read them at least once, and will probably read them again at some point. I'll sort them into a sensible order once I have finished trawling through my library! Will post new books to the top of this list, while … Continue reading My Big Book List!
I did a race recently when my gear cable snapped and I managed to get to the mechanics on course. While they fixed my bike, I helped fix peoples bikes who came in.... I was was really surprised at the amount of people who came in asking for a hex key or something basic they … Continue reading My Tri Toolkit
Like the title says... This was my list from last weekends race Method.... I use some ikea tubs and set them up a few days before. If travelling by car, they get lids on and go with me. If travelling by plane, they get emptied and stuffed in my bags Laid out for HIM Slovenia … Continue reading Ironman / Half Ironman packing list
My first marathon.
After racing on my canyon wheels this year....thought I would share my experience...Lots of people have asked me about the Canyon... so here goes... Choosing and buyingAfter racing in 2018 on my cube road bike + aero bars, I decided that I wanted to go a bit faster... and the obvious step was a TT … Continue reading 2019 Ironman season on a Canyon!
Cost – 96GBP/105euro Experience – Owned since June 2018, 2 full & 1 half IM, multiple short races and training sessions. Link - https://www.wiggle.co.uk/dhb-aeron-short-sleeve-tri-suit/ Challenge Roth 2019 - water bottle in back pocket This is my go-to suit and has served me well over the past year. While not perfect, it hits the correct balance … Continue reading Gear Review – DHB Aeron suit.
32km to go in the run…. I am screaming at my legs, but nothing is happening…no acceleration only a dull stiffness. My race is falling to pieces… I can see runners spread out in front of me… It’s going to be a long way to the finish… Nearly 6 months before, I decided that after … Continue reading Challenge Roth 2019 – Planning the Race & Racing the Plan
Not only is my tongue dry.... my legs are now moving like they are made of lead... every muscle cramping.... 5km down a mountain to go and no way to escape... This was a hard lesson I learned 2 years ago, running an one my local mountains. A glorious day for mountain running and an … Continue reading Running in the sun….
Swim at lunch.... run in the early evening followed by core work later on. My biggest lesson from this.... Prepare my food for the day in the morning! Managed to spend the day eating chocolate to cover up the skipped lunch... not a great source of nutrients. Swim // bike tomorrow.... need to have my … Continue reading Triple training day!