September ctc - 8 x 2‘ / 2‘r

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Re: September ctc - 8 x 2‘ / 2‘r

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That's a tremendous second effort Peter - =D> ^O^
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Re: September ctc - 8 x 2‘ / 2‘r

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I see that competition brings out the monster in you, Peter! I want no part of that agonizing-looking row, but well done! :)
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Re: September ctc - 8 x 2‘ / 2‘r

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Excellent Peter, you are in fine form =D> =D>
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Re: September ctc - 8 x 2‘ / 2‘r

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Thank you for your comments guys! :fswink:
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Re: September ctc - 8 x 2‘ / 2‘r

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Hanging out in boat 4, with my first try 4007m, I was inspired by Peter’s bronze-silver-gold approach. Here’s how it went:

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It wasn’t pretty and was only fun in the second half - like Peter, I was motivated by the “half way through” and figured someone had to keep the boat 1 crew on their toes… so why not!


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Re: September ctc - 8 x 2‘ / 2‘r

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excellent Rob =D> =D>
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Nice, Rob! That 6'8" frame is really showing some benefits! :D
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Re: September ctc - 8 x 2‘ / 2‘r

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Great performances from Ron, Rob, Peter and Steve =D> =D> =D>

I'm still girding my loins for a second shot at this one :lol:
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Re: September ctc - 8 x 2‘ / 2‘r

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SOme great efforts, like Mat keeping my powder dry till near the end of the month!!
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I would like to say I am keeping my powder dry, but really I'm just scared #-o

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Re: September ctc - 8 x 2‘ / 2‘r

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Well, I overcome the fear of this one and had a crack. I was determined not to feel ill at the end and at the same time hit 1:52 average.

I didn’t feel all that bad until the final interval, which is how it should be I guess. I put a lot of focus on breathing during intervals and recovery i between, managing to get to “grey” on ErgZone in each rest interval. Interval 6 looks odd. Better pace at a lower HR. I wish I knew what i did better there.

The pace was pretty consistent but off my target pace. The recommended pace on RowAlong for this is 2K which feels very tough to me.

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Excellent rows Rob and Jon, well done! =D> =D>
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Any willing ladies able to complete a couple of boats? [-o<
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Re: September ctc - 8 x 2‘ / 2‘r

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Well done everyone, I needed to go again on this one as last time I was taken short after the 7th interval. Decided to neg. split again from a faster start point 2:14.8 to finish in 3661m still more in the tank but happy with boat V for now.
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some fabulous rows all! Love the tons of participations. I mean, we probably won't float 217 boats like some teams, but it's still awesome!
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Re: September ctc - 8 x 2‘ / 2‘r

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So had a go at this today. Did 8x500R3.30 a few days ago at 1.48.9, so plan was to start at 1.51 & see how it went, vague aspiration to go sub 1.50 average. :shock:
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Time Dist spm HR split
02:00.0 541 32 155 01:50.9
02:00.0 542 32 157 01:50.7
02:00.0 543 33 0 01:50.4
02:00.0 544 33 0 01:50.2
02:00.0 545 32 0 01:50.0
02:00.0 547 33 0 01:49.6
02:00.0 550 34 0 01:49.0
02:00.0 553 35 0 01:48.4
16:00.0 4367 33 156 01:49.9 :D :D
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Re: September ctc - 8 x 2‘ / 2‘r

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Nice work Spider - I'll pop my splits up later. It was not pretty.....

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And there it is. Targeted 1:51 initially, but felt fine at a faster pace for the first three. Made a conscious decision to hold back for rep 4, then just focused on the possibility of getting 44xx.

First and only run on this, thank goodness!
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Re: September ctc - 8 x 2‘ / 2‘r

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Well done to my fellow Lightweight rowers. That has pushed me firmly into Boat 3, but I know I couldn’t get close to that pace, so I won’t be trying to clamber up the rankings.

We only have 2 boats afloat at the moment. Ladies?

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Re: September ctc - 8 x 2‘ / 2‘r

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A real flurry of performances in recent days with some great improvements from Jon, Colin, Spider and Ian =D> =D>

My planned session today was 10 x 2 1/2 mins so seemed an ideal one to substitute for the CTC.
Started off at Rob’s 1:42.2 pace and hoped to hold it from there. Felt tough towards the end but really happy with the result :D

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Re: September ctc - 8 x 2‘ / 2‘r

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That is a massive performance Mat - well done ^O^ ^O^

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Re: September ctc - 8 x 2‘ / 2‘r

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You really crushed it, Mat - the consistency, the negative splits - it’s a thing of beauty!


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decided to have another go at this starting with the first 4 intervals at last times average, then neg split the remainder judging by my state of exhaustion after the last I felt I gave it a good go. Well done everyone who had a go at this I did try to get my daughter to have go but as she has just got over covid she sensibly declined.
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Re: September ctc - 8 x 2‘ / 2‘r

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Well done, Mat :!: ^O^ ^O^
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Re: September ctc - 8 x 2‘ / 2‘r

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Thanks Paul, Rob & Erik :fsbgrin:

Fantastic final effort Colin =D> =D> =D> That final interval must have stung :twisted:
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Re: September ctc - 8 x 2‘ / 2‘r

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Cheers Mat you inspired me to attempt the IRL again, result on the other thread.
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