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2013-07-30 4:42 AM
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Subject: RE: The soul crushing of IM bike training
I too was concerned about making all cut offs - my strategy for the ride (and all of the disciplines) was to break it down into bite sized chunks. The ride is only four coffee rides (four x 45 km). When you think of it in small chunks it's much easier to get your head around and nowhere near as daunting. I made my first IM with just over half and hour to spare .. and yes the best feeling ever is running across the finish line and hearing Mike Reilly announce your name as an Ironman! Good luck but you dont actually need luck, you've done the training, believe in yourself. Over half of the challenge is mental. You CAN do it.

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