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So this year looks like we are “that family”.

The tree is up the lights are plugged in and I’ve made my first fruitcake. 
 

So now thoughts turn to shopping.

Whats the triathlon “must have” that’s on this years Christmas list? 

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27 minutes ago, more said:

A pair of bike shorts that actually has a comfortable chamois!! 

Another 20k in the legs on your seat and it won’t matter. 

Im keen as for a new wetsuit. Current one I bought in 2005.

 

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Some new Asics GT2000's, a pair of Saucony A8's, new head stem (left Santa with the eBay item number) to replace the one I broke overtightening the bolts and some cash for tyres.  I have a birthday in Dec as well so cover both bases.

A 2005 wetsuit, I'm still in my sleeveless Wavelength one from '92 and an IM brand one from '98(?). One day I might upgrade to a 21st century one. I'm a bit retro here, my bikes are '91 and '96 models with 440's and a 950 disc. One with 9spd and the other 10spd. MTB is modern, a 2015 version.

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4 hours ago, bert40 said:

 

A 2005 wetsuit, I'm still in my sleeveless Wavelength one from '92 and an IM brand one from '98(?). One day I might upgrade to a 21st century one. I'm a bit retro here, my bikes are '91 and '96 models with 440's and a 950 disc. One with 9spd and the other 10spd. MTB is modern, a 2015 version.

How good are those wavelength wetsuits. Invincible almost. I ripped (destroyed) mine badly on a halyard sailing. :(

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Fenix 6x sapphire for me (courtesy of the big online sale at rebel the other day & selling the 5x on gumtree) & a nice CF hood scoop for the car (bolt in straight replacement for the plastic factory one - the carbon fetish continues).

Now what to get the wife, 4 kids (plus their two girlfriends and one wife), my mum and my three nephews....

Lucky my last paycheck from my 2nd job comes this Thursday (prob get the same contract again semester 2 next year - so a long wait for fresh pocket money).

We'd get a tree but my daughter's cats would take it out.....

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For xmas

I want some clip on areo bars for my new bike, want reasonable close to base bar and look good, so far the clip on ones i have seen aren't very attractive.

Also no climate change for a year (oh wait that is like Santa and a figment of the collective imagination!)

 

regards

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I actually would like the shoes delivered I paid for over a week ago. 

Got sent tracking details but the item has not picked up by courier as the seller is not there for collection.  

Have communicated again which the seller has seen and there is no response.

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26 minutes ago, Fitness Buddy said:

I actually would like the shoes delivered I paid for over a week ago. 

Got sent tracking details but the item has not picked up by courier as the seller is not there for collection.  

Have communicated again which the seller has seen and there is no response.

At the risk of asking, who did you buy off?

NSF

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14 minutes ago, Fitness Buddy said:

Just want items paid for or money back and or communication from seller 

Seeing he is in the US and not planning on coming home any time soon I'm not liking your chances...

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On 19/11/2019 at 6:57 AM, Shrek said:

Tempted to get a Fenix 5 for myself....in case i actually get running again instead of just thinking about it....🤷‍♂️

Oopps 😂😂🙈

Certainly didn't pay ticket price 

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On ‎20‎/‎11‎/‎2019 at 12:00 PM, MissJess said:

Swimming headphones. 

A new watch that can last an Ironman that is not within the standards of this forum (over 13 hours) 🤣

Lots of watches will do it....... you don't need to track where you are going. Just follow the person in front.

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On 20/11/2019 at 10:42 AM, Fitness Buddy said:

Just want items paid for or money back and or communication from seller 

 

On 20/11/2019 at 10:56 AM, more said:

Seeing he is in the US and not planning on coming home any time soon I'm not liking your chances...

Another one. This is shit. Surely someone has a way. Considering all the positive real threads here since it all went sky high

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On 19/11/2019 at 1:49 PM, rory-dognz said:

...Also no climate change for a year (oh wait that is like Santa and a figment of the collective imagination!)

No politics on this thread please! PLEASE! 😘

On 19/11/2019 at 3:48 PM, dazmuzza said:

Stomach reduction surgery :D

I'll take appetite reduction please

On 20/11/2019 at 10:42 AM, Fitness Buddy said:

Just want items paid for or money back and or communication from seller 

EffidyEffEff. Don't hold your breath. Contact your bank and ask them to reverse the transaction. Worked for 2 people on this forum.

On 23/11/2019 at 6:04 PM, Youngy2 said:

I’m looking at these as well — have to do some more research.... supposed to help not heel strike ? For those of us that do 

Nothing wrong with a heel strike. Most runners heel strike. Even the fast marathon runners do. It's where your foot lands in relation to your hip when it all bears weight that is the important part. Under the hip=good, behind=bad

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1 hour ago, The Customer said:

Is there no room for an On Cloud lover in this sea of Hoka One One disciples? 😪

I really like citrus at the mo.

I too like the colour. 

Just heard bad things(Achilles issue related) about On Clouds 

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27 minutes ago, Jim Shortz said:

I too like the colour. 

Just heard bad things(Achilles issue related) about On Clouds 

On clouds are awesome.  Hoka are heavy boats.

I'm with the Customer On Cloud shoes are great shows. I wear mine for mowing the lawn these days.

 

 

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