I Am Training For a Triathlon

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    I'm training for a triathlon

    and a little backwards at that. I'm naturally a runner and am a fish so the swimming won't be my issue. My issue is the biking. My triathlon is August 2014 and need advice on a bike. I need a beginner bike that isn't too expensive bit compatible with a triathlon or two. Thanks...
    pixieblonde pixieblonde
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Dec 6, 2013

    It has been much too long old friend.

    I took my bike to the shop yesterday and the dude was like "oh it needs love. Poor thing it needs love." I was like uh yea. He was then like, "hmm that's gonna be $160," in this little matter-of-fact singsong voice. I was about be to pissed, but then he was like well the brake...
    hisdudeness3 hisdudeness3
    31-35, M
    1 Response May 25, 2015

    I Have a Goal and Maybe Even a Plan

    I remember when I was a kid watching wide world of sports and seeing them broadcast the Ironman triathlon from HI.  I was like wow, people can do that.  I swam in high school, I have always loved riding my bike, and now I have started running so I have the three sports...
    loopnscc loopnscc
    46-50, M
    5 Responses Sep 11, 2008

    My first bike workout was today.

    Went well. Gives a better breeze than running. Already marathon training with long runs topping out at 20 miles. The triathlon (just a sprint) is really to achieve some crosstraining benefits for my running goals. Anyone know of a good book on swim technique?
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jul 16, 2015

    Hi I Am Chris And 2013 Is Going To Be My Year.

    I am a recovering drug addict who also has Tourette’s Syndrome (T.S) and a few years ago I was at my heaviest weight. I was 330+ pounds could barely walk up a flight of stairs without being out of breath. I started to work out and lost close to 90 pounds. I got into riding my...
    running4hissanity running4hissanity
    31-35, M
    3 Responses Feb 3, 2013
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