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Rye, New York
United States
55F / 13C
Total Time = 2h 25m 31s
Overall Rank = 65/844
Age Group = M35-59
Age Group Rank = 11/94
  • 28m 37s
  • 1640 yards
  • 01m 44s / 100 yards
Transition 1
  • 02m 14s
  • 1h 07m 24s
  • 25 miles
  • 22.26 mile/hr
Transition 2
  • 01m 28s
  • 45m 49s
  • 6.21 miles
  • 07m 23s  min/mile
Post race
Event comments:

First time doing the Jarden Westchester Tri. All in all it was a good way to end the season - PR'd the olympic distance. On the plus side this race has quite a few good things going for it:
- nice semi-protected ocean swim
- about 1/2 of the bike was beautiful smooth pavement
- transition was huge... plenty of space between the racks
- porta-potty lines were very short
- parking was a piece of cake in Playland's parking lot
- Having Rev3 do the race timing was great ... instant results on the monitors when you're done.
- Decent post race food (pizza, bagels, fruit)
- good swag: long sleeve athletic tee, bottle, race belt, arm warmers, beanie, bag, etc.
- Bike course is stupid fast and fun

On the down side:
- Bike course really needs more marshalls/volunteers that know to stop cars at intersections. On several occasions the volunteers were just sitting on the curb on the side of the road while cars were passing through intersections THROUGH the field of riders. Very dangerous stuff.

- There was little to no officiating out on the bike. Most of the race had big packs of riders (mostly collegiate?) riding side-by-side taking up the entire lane. There was no one there trying to enforce the "ride on the right" rules, nor the drafting rules.

Last updated: 2013-03-18 12:00 AM
00:28:37 | 1640 yards | 01m 44s / 100yards
Age Group: 18/94
Overall: 153/844
Performance: Good
Start type: Run Plus: Waves
Water temp: 0F / 0C Current: Medium
200M Perf. Good Remainder: Good
Breathing: Good Drafting: Below average
Waves: Navigation: Below average
Rounding: Good
Time: 02:14
Performance: Average
Cap removal: Average Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike:
Jump on bike:
Getting up to speed:
01:07:24 | 25 miles | 22.26 mile/hr
Age Group: 9/94
Overall: 46/844
Performance: Good
Road: Rough Dry Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering:
Gear changes: Hills:
Race pace: Drinks: Just right
Time: 01:28
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
00:45:49 | 06.21 miles | 07m 23s  min/mile
Age Group: 11/94
Overall: 65/844
Keeping cool Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Mental exertion [1-5]
Physical exertion [1-5]
Good race?
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? No
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
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