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Cyclescreen - Bristol Bike Film Festival

If you are around Bristol during the last week of August - Thursday 20th to Sunday 23rd - why not 

check out the amazing array of films with a cycle theme based at the Watershed in Bristol?

The film festival of cycling is supported by Better by Bike and offers a whole range of films including Slaying the Badger - the famous documentary about the rivalry between Greg LeMond and Bernard Hinault and to the Impossible Hour, Moon Rider and Up Up Up - all fosuced on exploring the hour's record and the niche art of time-trialing.

For tickets contact the Box office on 0117 927 5100 or visit 

Race report - Ironman Frankfurt by Eric Downey - My Everest!
The Preparation
Since starting competing in triathlon in 2001 I was in awe of the ultimate endurance event of an
Ironman Triathlon consisting of a 2.4mile swim, followed by a 112 mile bike ride and a closing
26.2-mile marathon run – this was just a pipe dream of mine.
As my enthusiasm for triathlon grew so did my desire to complete this impossible challenge. I 
began to step up the training and the competition distances, by the end of 2002 I had undertaken my first Half Ironman event in Llanberis, Snowdonia. To my dismay, on the final part of the run I
experienced an excruciating pain in my left leg but still foolishly carried on the last few miles to   the finish. I later found out I had broken my leg on the descent from Pen-y-Pass!  Read the full       story by visiting our Facebook page...