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Current Rank: 351 (Sports & Recreation)
URL: http://donmantri.blogspot.com/
Site Description: A triathlon blog of sorts.
Date Joined: Dec 28, 2011

Tags: Triathlon, Triathlete, Swim, Bike, Run


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Cycleops Fluid 2 Trainer is making a strange noise.
on Mar 6, 2012 in Cycleops bike trainer Fluid 2 I purchased this bike trainer, Cycleops Fluid 2 trainer, in June 2010 from a local bike shop. I've put on approximately 7,000 trouble free kms on it until it started making a noise about two weeks ago. The noise which is very audible at lower speeds...



Race Report: Timex Run 2012 16KM
on Jan 22, 2012 in Timex Run 2012 Timex Run Race Report Runrio Timex Run Race Report Timex Run 2012 - 16km Race Map [1]My goal time for this race was 1:25:00 but secretly, I was targeting 1:20:00. Neither one would be easy considering the fact that this distance of 16km would be my longest standalone running race yet. The strategy wa...



Gear Review: Aquasphere Kayenne Swim Goggles
on Jan 12, 2012 in gear review Aquasphere kayenne swim goggles Ever been in the middle of a hard swim set only to have your rhythm disrupted by a set of uncooperative leaky goggles? It is a most vexing feeling; you debate whether you should pack it up and head on home or tough it out and endure the irritation. B...



"Triathlon. It's more fun in the Philippines."
on Jan 7, 2012On January 6, the Department of Tourism launched its new slogan "[_______]. It's more fun in the Philippines". (See this for Philippine Inquirer's report). It was immediately met with varied reactions. Some slammed the ad accusing DOT of having copie...



My Pain Cave: Indoor bike trainer set-up
on Jan 3, 2012 in cycleops fluid trainer bike trainer indoor bike training. Here's where all the suffering happens; welcome to my personal torture chamber. This is on the second floor of our house, hence the staircase and rail to the left. The latter incidentally serves as a place to put my bottle and food. An exercise mat k...



50 Things I've Learned in Triathlon Races
on Jan 2, 2012 in rules strategy advice experience race triathlon learnings I've compiled a list of everything I learned from racing in triathlon events. While not exhaustive or novel, each item here comes from first-hand experience, i.e. I've made these mistakes myself or seen others do it. Had I known about them beforehand...



My Top Excuses for Not Doing a Workout: Nothing a little HTFU can't fix.
on Dec 31, 2011I just finished my first workout of the year, a short 8km run which almost wasn't. You see, this morning I postponed my run when I couldn't get out of bed early enough. Then, just when I was about to head out the door in the afternoon, the skies dark...



"Over-training" for the bar exam?
on Dec 26, 20112012 is a year of reckoning for me (no not because it marks the end of the world according to the Mayan calendar), but because I will be taking the bar exam. Come to think of it, it might as well be the end of the world since the bar exam entails bur...



Race Report: 2011 UP Multosport Sprint Triathlon by UP Mountaineers Club
on Dec 17, 2011Multosport is a triathlon race organized by UP Mountaineers;it takes place at night and usually held on or around Halloween (hence, themoniker “Multosport”). This year’s third installment was belatedly held on 3December 2011. While the organize...



Race Report: 2011 UPM Multosport Sprint Triathlon by UP Mountaineers Club
on Dec 17, 2011Multosport is a triathlon race organized by UP Mountaineers;it takes place at night and usually held on or around Halloween (hence, themoniker “Multosport”). This year’s third installment was belatedly held on 3December 2011. While the organize...



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