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Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Post by JonT » Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:34 am

Team Guy - sorry folks, I have an ongoing issue with my lower back which was getting better until I refereed a rugby match on Saturday and is now much worse. #-o

I will rest it and hope to get a time in by the end of the month. At least I managed to log a CTC time before it flared up again.

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Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Post by Caratacus » Tue Oct 09, 2018 10:49 am

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Not quite in a position to be able to better challenge Claudius so aimed for around 1:42/1:43
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Well done everyone for posting times. Jon, hope the injury isn't too serious

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Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Post by plummy » Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:35 pm

Sorry to hear about your back Jon - always better safe than sorry with a dodgy back so take it easy.

Wasn't in the mood for rowing at all after a manic weekend and legs that were just begging to be given a few days off but wanted to at least get a marker down. Full race warm up and just gunned it as best I could. Ended up with 5:56.8 which to be honest, I'm astonished with as I expected something around 15s slower than that. Hacked up a lung, several shopping trolleys and no end of clag since then though!
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1:51.2
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Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Post by GuidonTheBee » Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:30 pm

Team Guy

Will log on site tomorrow.
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Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Post by Wolfmiester » Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:27 pm

great time Guy, with super pacing too.
Plummy, fine effort by your good self there also.

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Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Post by JonT » Sun Oct 14, 2018 11:22 am

Team Guy

Still really struggling with the (literally) old back, but decided any time was better than no time, so I threw in a very safe 6:07.8 to at least get us some points. I’ll pay the price tomorrow. #-o

Both Spirits teams in the top 3 at the moment =D>
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Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Post by JonT » Tue Oct 16, 2018 5:14 pm

FS Teams are currently placed 1st and 2nd =D> :fsbgrin:

I had another crack at it and was a bit braver with the back. Managed to knock 5 seconds off my time.
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Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Post by fkoene » Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:16 pm

FSG

Definitely not what I am hoping for but I wanted to enter at least a time. I certainly hope for something better before the end of the month.
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Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Post by JonT » Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:20 pm

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FSG

Definitely not what I am hoping for but I wanted to enter at least a time. I certainly hope for something better before the end of the month.
Well done Fred. That's a full boat for us now =D> Use me as a target. I'm sure you can thrash my time!

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Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Post by fkoene » Tue Oct 16, 2018 8:32 pm

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Use me as a target. I'm sure you can thrash my time!
Thanks Jon, I hope I can manage that.
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Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Post by Ian Bee » Tue Oct 16, 2018 9:00 pm

Team Guy :

Had an all out bash at this, with the vague plan that pace should really be inside my recent 2km pb. Turns out that was possible, but I'd say there's very little room for improvement.
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Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Post by JonT » Tue Oct 16, 2018 10:21 pm

Great improvement on previous row Ian =D> =D>
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Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Post by Wolfmiester » Wed Oct 24, 2018 2:31 pm

bump - just a week to go teams
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Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Post by fkoene » Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:05 pm

Team Guy

Improved my time today with about 14 seconds. Perhaps I'll give it another try later on this week, see if I can improve the team effort a bit more.
Today was after a day's work, maybe this weekend I'll be able to go a bit faster.
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Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Post by fkoene » Sat Oct 27, 2018 3:18 pm

Though I wasn't sure if I would be successful today I'm very happy with the result. About ten seconds faster then earlier this week and moreover 4 seconds faster then last year's result.
The same pyramid shape in splits as last wednesday but especially in the middle a lot faster. The strokes per minute are every split exactly the same...
The last split is a bit slower which I think is good, not much left anymore.
If you're planning to give it another shot, good luck
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Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Post by JonT » Sat Oct 27, 2018 6:35 pm

That's a great improvement Fred =D> =D>

FSP are two rowers short this monthy. I hope we are not going to pay the price for running two boats in a season. Anyone fancy joining in to increase numbers?
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Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Post by Grobi » Wed Oct 31, 2018 9:03 am

Team Guy:

Great improvement Fred, you're in very good shape these days. Also Steve is really fast, I tried to beat his time yesterday but failed:

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On the one hand this is three seconds quicker than my first effort early in the month, on the other hand it's four seconds slower than last year :?
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FSP are two rowers short this monthy. I hope we are not going to pay the price for running two boats in a season. Anyone fancy joining in to increase numbers?
I think FSP have eight scores by now, as have FSG, so both teams are safe. It appears though that both teams couldn't hold their position in the overall table, we are currently in 12th and 13th position:

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The good thing though is that FSG beat FSP this month :twisted: :fswink:
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Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Post by JonT » Fri Nov 02, 2018 9:07 pm

Team Guy

Good work folks. We improved our score this month compared to last.

89.76 points in September. 91.95 in October. =D> =D>
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Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Post by JonT » Sun Nov 04, 2018 2:59 pm

I'm quite liking this month's event. I put down a 'marker' for myself at the ed of last month of 25:38.4. today I popped that row into RowPro as a virtual competitor along with a 2:01 pace boat and managed to beat my time with a 25:29.2. There is something a bit weird about sitting in your garage rowing yourself into a frenzy to beat an electronic version of yourself, but somehow I find it motivates me. :shock:

I managed to pick up a tidy number of Nonathon points too for the 6K distance. Double win :fsbgrin:
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Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Post by Grobi » Sun Nov 04, 2018 8:51 pm

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There is something a bit weird about sitting in your garage rowing yourself into a frenzy to beat an electronic version of yourself
Don‘t worry Jon, that‘s completely normal :D And congrats on the improvement and the nonathlon points!
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Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Post by fkoene » Sun Nov 04, 2018 9:37 pm

Grobi wrote:
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There is something a bit weird about sitting in your garage rowing yourself into a frenzy to beat an electronic version of yourself
Don‘t worry Jon, that‘s completely normal :D And congrats on the improvement and the nonathlon points!
I think we all have these moments of clarity... Don't worry, you'll get over it.

First go today, haven't rowed longer distances in a high pace for a while. About 25 seconds slower then last year, but hopefully later this month I'll get closer.
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Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Post by Wolfmiester » Tue Nov 06, 2018 7:24 pm

Well done Fred and Jon, another Team Guy here;
Dialed in 6433 and attempted 1:56 splits. Given I can now go under 40min again for 10k, I thought this might be doable.
Wrong.
Cardio base still way off. Managed 3k and slowed.
Finished in 24:49.0 / 1:57.3
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Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Post by Grobi » Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:16 pm

That‘s a very fine effort Steve, provides me with a nice target once I‘ll have a go at this myself.
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Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Post by plummy » Tue Nov 06, 2018 9:35 pm

Had a go at this tonight and it was pretty sad to be honest. Where once, holding sub 2:00 pace was only a challenge for 10km+ now I can barely do it for 5k and didn't even manage it for 6.344 tonight.

25:25.9 after backing off 3 times - I think my days of being "competitive" are over given my form for the last 3 months or so
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Re: Indoor Rowers League 2018 / 2019

Post by Ian Bee » Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:01 am

Don't be too hard on yourself Dave - without wishing to be too glib form is temporary, class is permanent.

By comparison, for Team Guy I tacked my attempt on the back of a IP 3x 3min, 3r (TR). Which was not ideal.


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