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Re: Tour d' Estonie

Post by RdGkA » Wed Jul 19, 2017 6:53 am

Little late restday Musing
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I did not feel well after the 1st Restday doing nought, so I did a 30' recovery row .. I have to say that I still feel the 31k from the day before.

My weight is now on the lower side but stable around 103.

And the Organisers are on time with their updates, which is really good.

5 rows left for 10 rowers who survived the 1st 2 weeks
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Re: Tour d' Estonie

Post by Paul Victory » Wed Jul 19, 2017 4:00 pm

Great going Ralf - sounds like a real war of attrition. ^O^ ^O^ ^O^
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Re: Tour d' Estonie

Post by RdGkA » Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:45 pm

Yeah Paul, we getting fewer and fewer.
And my Arse feels a lot of "attrition" aswell. Wonna join the "fun" next year?
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This was once more in the gym. 0.4s Pace slower again. Had to take a shortish drinking break.
Only 4 rows left \o/
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Re: Tour d' Estonie

Post by Paul Victory » Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:22 pm

If I'm back to full fitness, I might consider it. But it might coincide with my holidays, which could make it difficult to complete, particularly on the days I'm travelling.
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Re: Tour d' Estonie

Post by RdGkA » Thu Jul 20, 2017 9:01 pm

Paul, I will definitely not row it alone, this time I had Malwina from C2TweetCrew to push me. :)
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The 15th row had the same distance, could chop of a big 0.5s chunk from the pace
Only 3 rows left \o/
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Re: Tour d' Estonie

Post by RdGkA » Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:43 am

late posting
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I'm really no negative splitter, even "even-splitts" are a pain for me.
Start fresh and ease it of to the finsh! Sure you can't go all out on the start but that is not the point.
Mentally, positive splitting is easy for me.

2 more \o/
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Re: Tour d' Estonie

Post by RdGkA » Sun Jul 23, 2017 9:46 am

late posting again, I get a bit reluctant again but I got only one row ahead It might be expected ...
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positive splitting FTW

Will row the last now .. and get over it
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Re: Tour d' Estonie

Post by RdGkA » Sun Jul 23, 2017 7:17 pm

Done !!!
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Re: Tour d' Estonie

Post by Rodger » Sun Jul 23, 2017 7:33 pm

Today was the final "sprinting stage" then? :P
Congratulations on completing this massive undertaking! ^O^
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Re: Tour d' Estonie

Post by Paul Victory » Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:12 am

Congratulations Ralf! ^O^ ^O^ ^O^ Now take a couple of days off to recover. :D
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Re: Tour d' Estonie

Post by RdGkA » Mon Jul 24, 2017 8:49 am

Thanks Guys!

Here comes my TdE-Conclusion

Untill now this is the season with the most rowed meters for me, after 3 month I'm halfway through the distance I have done last year.

Coming from the early FM PB in May, staring with high DF and more long distance rows for weight loss and as prep for the TdE, I nearly beat some PMs on the way but the stages do not fit the rankable C2 distances:

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TdE 1:00:07.8	16,100m 	1:52.0   51m less
PB  1:00:00.0 	16,122m 	1:51.6

TdE 27:56.6	7,900m 		1:46.1   77m more
PB  30:00.0 	8,406m	 	1:47.0

PB  21:12.9	6,000m 		1:46.0
Anyhow, I got some pro rata Nonathlon points.

I will rest a bit and then try to beat some PBs for real.

Was it fun? I guess you have to wait a bit to get a reasonable answer ;)
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Re: Tour d' Estonie

Post by paulgould » Mon Jul 24, 2017 9:50 am

Well done Ralf - some serious erging there - I'm keen to try this next year but at a human pace!!

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Re: Tour d' Estonie

Post by Wolfmiester » Fri Aug 11, 2017 2:21 pm

Only just seen this Ralf.
Mental!
Huge congratulations for completing. Very impressive pacing and HR too.
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