The Iron Rookie Blog

2019Jun

IMUK Bike loop attempt #15

‘New’ ‘New’ IMUK Bike circuit Attempt #15 Areet?? Got to be honest, i’m slightly concerned…. This time last year when I went and did a single lap of the ‘old’ IMUK bike loop in cracking weather 3 weeks out from race day, I absolutely ‘smashed’ it…. The Same thing did

The ‘Revised’ ‘New’ IMUK Bike Circuit : 2 laps back to back

The ‘Revised’ ‘New’ IMUK Bike circuit – 2 laps back to back Areet??? I swear someone is taking the piss out of me…. Firstly….. You know they have changed the bike route again don’t you? I’m not on about the change from the old circuit to the ‘new circuit’….. I’m

IMUK Bike Circuit Attempt #12

New IMUK Bike circuit : Attempt #12 Areet? I’d like to start this week with a related story, if I may. You’ve heard about the eskimo that came to Bolton right? No? Eskimo comes to Bolton and complains that he is too hot. Jamaican lad comes to Bolton and complains

1st Attempt at 2 laps of the new IMUK Bike circuit

First attempt at 2 laps back to back on the new IMUK bike circuit (circa 100 mile) Areet? So it was time for me first attempt at 2 laps back to back on the new IMUK bike circuit (circa 100 mile) with the goal being 8 hours to meet the

2019May

‘New’ IMUK Bike loop attempt #9

New IMUK Bike loop attempt #9 Areet….. This week it was time for one of my favourite ‘race specific’ training sesssions…. 40 min swim in the flash (just like we will do on race day) 12 mile ‘pre loop’ flash to Horwich (just like we will do on race day)