"Hi Lee, I can't remember for sure what size I ordered but I think it was very likely a medium. Thin preferably. I can't make it this Weds, but could get to Brockwell area very easily pretty much any time convenient for you…"
"Mike Johnstone is 'Lido Mike's" name and his business is streamline swims. This is the link to his website:
I'm not usually quick to recommend people, but on this occasion I can…"
"No Frank, I haven't I'm afraid. I just thought it looked like a good course and it was nice and late in the year to allow me sufficient training time! Also, in late Sept the travel costs should be quite reasonable and the…"
I know what you mean! Very sensible.
It looks like a very pretty course. It also looks relatively straight forward in terms of the bike - only 1,500 feet climbing. It looks like the surrounding mountains are avoided!
"If you are early on the waiting list you have a decent chance. Last year I got a place through it.
CPT told me that in 2011 they had over 80 withdrawals, which they filled through the waiting list. I was told I had a…"
I wouldn't be surprised by that - last year my e-mail from Crystal Palace Tri saying it was open for entries went astray and it was about 2 days later that I noticed it was open. By then it had sold out. I got in via the…"
"Thanks. Both of those are good choices.
I'm keen to enter the Vachery Tri asap as it appears to be open for entries. Any idea how long it might be before the entry code might be available?
It's good that you posted the…"
"This is worth a look. It is a good route - I rode it a few weeks ago - lovely countryside and it is generally on fairly quiet roads. There is also some very handy description of the route and elevations that you can print out as a hard…"
Aug 17, 2012
Nigel Hood is now a member of Windrush Triathlon Club