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2013-10-22 12:24 PM

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Can somebody who has raced this before explain the T1/T2 setup? I assume our bike gear bag just sits at our rack spot in T1, they just require the gear be in a bag. If I ever want to see my wetsuit again, it goes in the bag before I leave T1.

Then I assume they have a similar (identical?) bike rack setup at T2, and my run bag will be sitting there in my designated rack spot?

I assume I don't need to put my bike gear (helmet, shoes, etc.) back in a bag at T2, I can leave it on the ground or on my bike for later pickup.

Anyway, this is my first race with split transitions and gear bags, so I'm just looking for a bit of clarity here. Thanks in advance!


2013-10-22 9:35 PM
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Subject: RE: Austin 70.3 - Transitions?
Just linking in as I have the same questions plus:
should I set up a water bottle and transition mat in T1?
Does a wetsuit really fit into the bag?
Can I click my shoes to the bike or should I put them in the bag?
2013-10-23 9:21 AM
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Subject: RE: Austin 70.3 - Transitions?

You will rack your bike the day before in T1 by the lake.  The morning of the race you park at the convention center.  There you'll tie your T2 bag to your designated spot and then board a shuttle bus for T1 where you drop your bike bag.  Make sure you separate things correctly.  The year I did Longhorn I put my sunglasses in my run bag and had no eye protection for the bike.   

2013-10-24 5:30 AM
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I have done this race twice, and everything must be in the bags before and after you leave transition. So no leaving your helmet or shoes on the ground. Also yes put your wetsuit in your bike bag after the swim, and your bike bag will be at the finish area for you to pick up after the race.
2013-10-24 11:13 AM
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Thanks to both of you.
2013-10-26 10:07 AM
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Thanks for the info


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