Category Archives: gear

a triathlete is born: MIM Sprint 2012 conquered

These couple days following the event have been a bit surreal. I worked so hard and built up so much anticipation, the aftermath feels a little flat. I knew I could do it, and I did. Following is a fairly … Continue reading

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outfit complete

Since my last blog project was a style blog, I am not surprised at all that I have become completely fixated on training clothes, and especially my “outfit” for the actual tri. I’ll continue referring to it as an outfit, … Continue reading

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if wishes were horses, part 2

Well hey there, sassy! Yes, I will take my Garmin multi-sport, GPS enabled watch in Lilac. This jacket? Or this one? And, certainly, I’d like a delicious, new Orbea road bike. And while I’m at it, I’ll need these Light … Continue reading

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running skirt quick review

I apologize for the graphic nature of the following post. Hopefully it will help someone who is considering the merits of the run skirt. Or it will make someone laugh. I’m good with both options. Also, I am writing this … Continue reading

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money / it’s a crime

“No one ever told me how expensive this would be.” -Summer, pondering her need for a bike rack after purchasing a fantastic Orbea road bike at Victory. When I agreed to train for the tri, on something of a whim, … Continue reading

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if wishes were horses, part 1

My thought for the day is that if an underwater music option was available, I might be a better swimmer. Perhaps there is such a thing, and I’m just guessing here, but I probably couldn’t afford it. A quick google … Continue reading

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swim clinic starts tonight!

I’m starting a six-week swim clinic tonight, taught by the swimming coach at Rhodes College. Most of our tri training groupĀ is doing the clinic and I’m getting nervous about being in a big group to work on my weakest sport. … Continue reading

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