Tagged: Time Trial

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Llyn Padarn Time Trial – Nov 2019

After a day in the hills I had expected to sleep well in the camper, but despite all the walking, a nice big dinner and hot chocolate in the camper I didn’t sleep a wink. I chilled in bed in the morning though and then got up and had a chat with the girl in...

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A PB for the Llyn Padarn Kayak TT

I know that A 2 hour drive to Llyn Padarn and a 2 hour drive home again is a terrible use of my time for a kayak time trial that takes less than 30 minutes. It’s not particularly good for my bank balance or the environment either so I don’t attend all of the Kayak...

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Santa Hats at Llyn Padarn Time Trial

With the 2017 Welsh Cyclocross Series done and dusted I was able to head up to North Wales to join in with the Llyn Padarn Kayak Time Trial Series on Sunday instead. I’d already missed races 1,2 & 3 of this series but it’s a fairly informal affair that anyone can join in with as...

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Kayak Time Trial in Llyn Padarn

You know me, I always have a new project on the go! Recently I’ve patched up a very old surf ski that I have. I’ve been out for little jaunts on the estuary on it. The surf ski is old, it still takes on a little bit of water and its very unstable but I’ve been having...

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Testing New Wheels and Some PB’s

It’s always difficult to do a proper test of new parts or new kit for the bike. There are always so many variables at play that it’s not easy to say for sure whether or not these things make a difference, especially when testing in the real world and especially when you don’t have a...

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A Week of Triathlon Training

I haven’t written much about my triathlon training lately… Not because I haven’t been doing any but mainly because I haven’t had time to fit much blogging in. What with my new job in the Sports and Exercise Department at the University (something else I need to blog about), some painting and decorating jobs that...

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Buying Some Time

As you may know from a previous post, I’ve been doing a weekly time trial on my bike as a way of improving my bike splits and testing my performance. I was due to do the time trial again today and wanted to try out my new aero helmet as well to see if it...