Black Bear Triathlon - Sprint Course - TriathlonSprint

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Lehighton, Pennsylvania
United States
CGI Racing
68F / 20C
Total Time = 2h 09m 10s
Overall Rank = 164/243
Age Group = Clydesdale
Age Group Rank = 4/
Pre-race routine:

Drove from the hotel to the race. Bikes were all racked out of order in transition.
Event warmup:

Swam in the lake... kept warm in the water while waiting for my wave
  • 14m 12s
  • 820 yards
  • 01m 44s / 100 yards
What would you do differently?:

Go out faster
Transition 1
  • 02m 30s

Wetsuit got stuck on the heels. Had to sit down.
  • 1h 21m 23s
  • 18 miles
  • 13.27 mile/hr

Got a flat on a pothole. Thanking the mechanic who stopped by with a floor pump. Cost me about 5 minutes if not more. Plus a dropped chain.
What would you do differently?:

Be more aware on potholes. Lost focus while reaching for a Hammer gel.
Transition 2
  • 01m
  • 30m 5s
  • 3.1 miles
  • 09m 42s  min/mile

Loved the run. Weather cooperated - light breeze felt good.
Post race
Warm down:

Walked to car to drop off bike and gear.

What limited your ability to perform faster:

Herniated disc

Event comments:

One of the cleanest lakes I've competed in. I've always loved the venue here. Barring any major injuries, would like to come back next year.

Last updated: 2012-03-17 12:00 AM
00:14:12 | 820 yards | 01m 44s / 100yards
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 133/243
Performance: Good
Suit: BlueSeventy
Course: Course felt shorter than I had expected.
Start type: Wade Plus:
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Low
200M Perf. Average Remainder: Average
Breathing: Good Drafting: Below average
Waves: Average Navigation: Good
Rounding: Good
Time: 02:30
Cap removal: Good Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Yes Run with bike: Yes
Jump on bike: No
Getting up to speed: Average
01:21:23 | 18 miles | 13.27 mile/hr
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 157/243
Performance: Average
Wind: Some
Course: Got a flat on a pothole
Road: Potholes Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Comfortable Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:00
Overall: Average
Riding w/ feet on shoes Below average
Jumping off bike Below average
Running with bike Average
Racking bike Average
Shoe and helmet removal Good
00:30:05 | 03.1 miles | 09m 42s  min/mile
Age Group: 0/
Overall: 163/243
Course: Flat... mostly gravel.
Keeping cool Good Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Average
Mental exertion [1-5] 3
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
Good race? Yes
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Good
Race evaluation [1-5] 5