"I picked up my packet and did not start, I crashed on my bike before the race and felt I could not compete in the race. Some people may have been afraid of the water, it's hard to say what goes thru someones mind."
"My race report
Wednesday mid morning swim was very nice. Got out of the water, got on my bike as I was going down the hill at sand hollow I missed the first speed bump and adjusted my glasses, and did not miss the second speed bump and went over…"
"If anyone would like to meet up today let me know my cell number is 718.637.7430 I can't get my bike until tommorrow at 1:00 in the afternoon.
Went swimming this morning the water was supposed to be 59 according to the board at the gate, but…"
"I am here and it was hot today during my run. The tri bike transport truck arrived but I can't get my bike until tomorrow or Wednesday.
Drove the bike course not too bad, and I had a slice of banana cream pie from Veyo pies."
"Thanks to everyone that replied, I am re-engerized again. Yesterday while I was swimming in the same lane was a 3 time ironman finisher, he also gave some encouraging words.
I am looking forward to Veyo pie and Pizza at the end of the race."
"I used SaltStic tabs also. Depending on your size, heat and your sweat rate it will probably be more like 2+ an hour. You will also get electrolytes through your nutrition plan also. Definately look into a proper…"
"I recently learned that in addition to adequate fluids, make sure you take in adequate electrolytes. Otherwise, you just pee out the water. I'm going with salt stick caps this year, probably 2/hr on the bike"
"Curt, I made a very similar post last year at this same time wondering if I had done enough. Not knowing you at all, I believe you probably have. Just the fact that you made the commitment to do an Ironman is incredible. Believe in…"