2012 Miles

Thursday, July 15, 2010

300 Meters and a BIG purchase

So this swim thing is making some progress. Since my breathing free style is the pits we have switched to back stroke since the tri will be in a pool with lap lanes. I have done 300 meters the past 2 lessons this week! I am also working on my breast stroke. I have not given up hope on swimming with my face in the water but I am just working on that on my own and at the end of lessons. I can swim across the deep end with zero hesitation until I flip over and see the bottom so far away. Then I freak out : )

I bought a bike : ) I rode my friends Trek 1.2 and love it! So I went and bought a Trek 1.1 since it was a little more reasonable in price. I will post pics when it comes in. I am a shorty so I had to order a 47. Looking forward to some long bikes!

3 comments:

  1. yay for swimming and biking!!

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  2. Good for you for just getting it done. I hope you do learn to freestyle, but you will see several people in tris doing the breast stroke, I am included, I can freestyle in the pool, but the lake freaks me out, so I tend to breast stroke most of it, I also come out almost last. Freestyle is way more efficient. I am proud of you for working on conquring your fear! When is the indoor Danville tri? Do you bike outside?

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  3. Congrats, that bike will last years to come. to help keep yours fresh and always feeling fast, always pump up your tires before you ride. I highly suggest getting a floor pump with a built in tire guage. It will make a world of difference when it comes to biking.

    Swim, swim, swim some more, you can do it. Keep practicing, it will become easier.

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