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Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) Looking to lose that spare tire? Ideal weight 200+? Frustrated being a large cyclist in a sport geared for the ultra-light? Learn about the bikes and parts that can take the abuse of a heavier cyclist, how to keep your body going while losing the weight, and get support from others who've been successful.

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Old 06-26-08, 04:33 PM   #1
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2 days to my Tri!

and I'm pumped! I'm on taper now, no riding except for a little loosen up ride tomorrow afternoon at the Lake. I have the Ipod loaded with Testosterone pumping music, and other than an achey shoulder, I'm in good form!

Workout today was gym based, explosive lift leg exercises on the leg press at 800 pounds on the heavy side of the cam (3 sets of 15) and 5 K on the eliptical at a hard run (HR 180-185), and 5k on a cooldown on the treadmill. I'm loaded for bear and feeling hungry for
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Old 06-26-08, 04:50 PM   #2
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are you sure ipods are allowed?
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Old 06-26-08, 05:04 PM   #4
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Not sure, but if not, I'll leave it with my wife.
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If it is not a certified event, you can probably use a MP3 player. Otherwise, don't plan on using it.

What are the distances?

You should be done training, and should only be resting until the day of the tri.
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Old 06-26-08, 05:29 PM   #6
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USAT Sanctioned, and it's a Sprint Tri. I'm not banking on using it....it just lets me push harder and not feel the pain.

Edit: I just got email back and no, I won't be using it.
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and I'm pumped! I'm on taper now, no riding except for a little loosen up ride tomorrow afternoon at the Lake. I have the Ipod loaded with Testosterone pumping music, and other than an achey shoulder, I'm in good form!
Good Luck Tom! I'm sure you'll do great and have a fantastic time!
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Have fun! Will you be wearing a wet suit or just some trunks for the swim portion?
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Old 06-26-08, 05:37 PM   #9
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relay team....I'm cycling and running, I still have open wounds on my leg from my crash a month ago......it takes forever to heal up a 6 mm deep chunk of road rash....

My Niece is swimming.

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Cool stuff! Good luck with your Tri!
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Old 06-26-08, 07:36 PM   #13
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Well, early bedtimne tonight, and I'll be off the net til I get back, Monday or Tuesday. Have a good one and I'll have a report when I get back.
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Old 06-26-08, 07:48 PM   #14
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Tom, good luck and have fun with the biking and running.
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rock n roll Tom...have a great time and godspeed man...
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Go Tom!!! Good Luck and hope you have a great time and kick some ass
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go tom go..
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Good luck Tom , Hope someone is taking photos for us
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So... wasn't it today? How did it go?
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Go get em Tom!!! How was it!
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I FINISHED !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I actually did better than I expected. I'll have pics up tomorrow, I hit the middle of the pack and I'll save the rest for the ride report!
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Awesome Tom, can't wait to read about it!
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