BigFoz

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15/08/2019 at 08:52
You can always bank on the governing body of a sport to be idiots. Whether it's worrying about sock height while people literally die in UCI bike races, or this idiotic p*sstake. Professional sports could do with professional governance from people who have raced at the highest level and understand the sports... see conversation
15/08/2019 at 08:52
You can always bank on the governing body of a sport to be idiots. Whether it's worrying about sock height while people literally die in UCI bike races, or this idiotic p*sstake. Professional sports could do with professional governance from people who have raced at the highest level and understand the sports... see conversation
30/07/2018 at 14:56
"Fallen arch"? Mine never got up high enough to fall in the first place... see conversation
04/01/2018 at 16:37
Or, alternatively, triathlete A may, like me, have a knackered knee. Knowing he'd lose buckets on the "walk/jog/run", went for gaining what he could on the other 2 legs. Meanwhile, B assumed his usually lesser bike leg could be made up on his much better run. Both valid yet differing strategies that played to the athletes strengths / weaknesses. Not every athlete is going to be an excellent swimmer, cyclist and runner, and you need to plan for the race that suits your abilities. The comparison is simplistic and assumes both athletes had equal ability in all 3 legs... see conversation
04/01/2018 at 16:36
Or, alternatively, triathlete A may, like me, have a knackered knee. Knowing he'd lose buckets on the "walk/jog/run", went for gaining what he could on the other 2 legs. Meanwhile, B assumed his usually lesser bike leg could be made up on his much better run. Both valid yet differing strategies that played to the athletes strengths / weaknesses. Not every athlete is going to be an excellent swimmer, cyclist and runner, and you need to plan for the race that suits your abilities. The comparison is simplistic and assumes both athletes had equal ability in all 3 legs... see conversation
19/12/2017 at 19:17
Hmmm, at £275, I'd rate this a 1/10 at best on price... see conversation

Discussions started by BigFoz

Talkback: Learmonth and Taylor-Brown DQ'd after crossing line hand-in-hand

You can always bank on the governing body of a sport to be idiots. Whether it's worrying about sock height while people literally die in UCI... 

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Last Post: 15/08/2019 at 08:52

Talkback: Learmonth and Taylor-Brown DQ'd after crossing line hand-in-hand

You can always bank on the governing body of a sport to be idiots. Whether it's worrying about sock height while people literally die in UCI... 

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Views: 674

Last Post: 15/08/2019 at 22:22

Talkback: Fallen arches: what are they?

"Fallen arch"? Mine never got up high enough to fall in the first place... 

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Last Post: 30/07/2018 at 14:56

Talkback: How to race your first Ironman

Or, alternatively, triathlete A may, like me, have a knackered knee. Knowing he'd lose buckets on the "walk/jog/run", went for gaining what ... 

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Last Post: 04/01/2018 at 16:37

Talkback: Middle-distance triathlons: 8 of the UK's best for beginners

Hmmm, at £275, I'd rate this a 1/10 at best on price... 

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Last Post: 21/01/2018 at 13:10