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Hello guys and gals-

I am going to attempt my first triathlon at the Malibu. Here's the skinny:

1. I have no good category; I am a terrible swimmer and need to learn.
2. I don't own a road bike, so I need to get that figured out
3. Why am I doing this again? Probably because I am competitive and a co-worker is doing it. I guess that's enough for me.

I am 37 and have played soccer to keep in shape.

Did I mention I am starting from zero? I apologize for the future stupid questions coming. I am doing my best, I promise.


2017-03-28 10:46 PM
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Welcome! Work on the swim first! If you are playing soccer and reasonably fit, the run/bike for shorter distances is putting one foot in front of the other.
2017-04-01 5:47 AM
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Hello and welcome!
2017-04-02 12:38 AM
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Get swimming and riding
2017-04-02 12:42 AM
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Stationary or mountain bike to get the ball rolling is OK...

Seek out a coach for swimming if you can. Not sure what Misty charges but Id check it out.


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