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Fat tire triathlon Oktoberfest - TriathlonSprint


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Tempe, AZ
United States
DCB Adventures
Sunny
Total Time = 1h 53m 41s
Overall Rank = 19/180
Age Group = 25-29
Age Group Rank = 3/20
Pre-race routine:

ate breakfast at 5:00am Race to start at 7:00. Ate dried fruit 15 min before start. I was sorry the whole first of the race, I was quite bloated and my stomach didn't do so good.
Event warmup:

not much, I kind of just jogged around a bit and streched out real well.
Swim
  • 14m 59s
  • 825 meters
  • 01m 49s / 100 meters
Comments:

Crazy. Mass start inside the water. Lost my breathe at the beginning and spent the rest of the time trying to get it back. time ended up ok I guess it effected everyone else too
What would you do differently?:

I don't know. Probably try and stay out to the side so I didn't have to deal with so many people
Transition 1
  • 00m
Comments:

put shoes on while standing up, put on biking jersey. very quick trans.
What would you do differently?:

Probably have a number belt next time so I don't have to change shirts between bike and run
Bike
  • 1h 00m 23s
  • 12.5 miles
  • 12.42 mile/hr
Comments:

I was very prepared for this bike segment. I knew the trail very well and it made a huge difference. I passed like 40 people on the bike segment alone.

What would you do differently?:

The only part I wasn't prepared for was how hard I was breathing after the swim. I need to prepare for that better for the next one.
Transition 2
  • 00m
Run
  • 38m 18s
  • 4.5 kms
  • 08m 31s  min/km
Comments:

Not to bad. got passed by 2 but passed 3 so i was pretty happy with my performance
Post race
Event comments:

Awesome!!!




Last updated: 2004-10-19 12:00 AM
Swimming
00:14:59 | 825 meters | 01m 49s / 100meters
Age Group: 12/20
Overall: 45/180
Performance: Bad
Suit: just race suit
Course:
Start type: Wade Plus:
Water temp: 77F / 25C Current: Medium
200M Perf. Bad Remainder: Average
Breathing: Bad Drafting: Below average
Waves: Navigation: Good
Rounding: Average
T1
Time: 00:00
Performance: Good
Cap removal: Helmet on/
Suit off:
Wetsuit stuck? Run with bike:
Jump on bike:
Getting up to speed:
Biking
01:00:23 | 12.5 miles | 12.42 mile/hr
Age Group: 3/20
Overall: 16/180
Performance: Good
Wind:
Course: two 4 mile mnt bike loops. the rest on sidewalks.
Road: Rough  Cadence:
Turns: Good Cornering: Good
Gear changes: Good Hills: Good
Race pace: Drinks:
T2
Time: 00:00
Overall: Good
Riding w/ feet on shoes
Jumping off bike
Running with bike
Racking bike
Shoe and helmet removal
Running
00:38:18 | 04.5 kms | 08m 31s  min/km
Age Group: 8/20
Overall: 25/180
Performance: Average
Course: 1.5 miles tough trail run. rest on sidewalks
Keeping cool Average Drinking Just right
Post race
Weight change: %
Overall: Good
Mental exertion [1-5] 4
Physical exertion [1-5] 3
Good race? Yes
Evaluation
Course challenge Just right
Organized? Yes
Events on-time? Yes
Lots of volunteers? Yes
Plenty of drinks? Yes
Post race activities: Average
Race evaluation [1-5] 5

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Subject: Fat tire triathlon Oktoberfest


2004-10-19 11:47 AM
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Subject: RE: Fat tire triathlon Oktoberfest
good race! i can't wait to do an off road tri.
2004-10-19 12:25 PM
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Subject: RE: Fat tire triathlon Oktoberfest
Great race and great times. Did you wear a wetsuit? What was the MB course like? I've know a few crazy mountainbikers who must be addicted to adrenaline - downhill at 25-30 mph yikes! Are you one of these people?

Cool name too....any beer at the finish?

Edited by jkbostic 2004-10-19 12:25 PM
2004-10-19 1:25 PM
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Subject: RE: Fat tire triathlon Oktoberfest
Congrats! A fat tire tri sounds like fun. I love mountain biking, and can't wait to try one. Sounds like knowledge of the trail is key.
2004-10-20 10:45 AM
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Awesome!

I was a MTB racer back in the day and I look forward to doing my first off-road race in '05!

Congrats on a good race!

Rob
2004-10-29 12:10 PM
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Subject: RE: Fat tire triathlon Oktoberfest
Sounds like a fun race. Good job. Was there any beer involved since it was Oktoberfest? That would provide for an interesting race.


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