Author Archives: Ian

Scicon Aerocomfort Road 3.0 TSA Review

I recently bought a new bike, which is a sweet 2017 Specialized Venge ViAS Disc. A simple mention of the bike gives me an excuse to put up a photo of it. Anyway, I digress, with the disc brakes and … Continue reading

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The Olympic Vacation – Day 2 – Beach Volleyball @ Horse Guards Parade

The second day entailed an early start since we had to be at Horse Guards Parade by 9am for the start of the beach volleyball preliminaries. We left the house at 7am and got there pretty much right on time. … Continue reading

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The Olympic Vacation – Day 1 – Tennis @ Wimbledon

The London 2012 vacation started on the evening of 27th July as we hopped on the plane, just hours before the opening ceremony was about to start. That meant we would miss it which in turns out was perhaps a … Continue reading

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2XU Compression Run – Race Report

The Short Version A time of 55:13 and almost 10 minutes slower than my PB.   The Slightly Longer Version At about Christmas I had gone for a 12K run and was finally back running good distances after having been … Continue reading

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Something Good for The Ears

Whenever I’m out running or actually whenever I’m just walking about town I’m usually listening to my iPod (or iPhone). Most people listen to music but I’m much more of a podcast listener. Perhaps it’s my old-man tendencies but I … Continue reading

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Urban Hotel Group Ironman Australia – Race Report

THE SHORT VERSION Swim: 1:11:29, Bike: 6:21:59, Run: 5:29:13, Total: 13:11:26 My first (and hopefully not last) Ironman completed despite injury troubles. THE LONG VERSION Here’s a warning – This is definitely the long version, if you’re only curious about … Continue reading

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Ironman Australia – I did it!

Before I sit down and write a proper race report I wanted to put down a few thoughts on the race. I have to preface this with the fact that I had an ITBS flare-up a month or so before … Continue reading

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