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ERC Tri SquadERC Tri Squad posted a message
Wednesday
Well, the plan was for it to rain all day yesterday and all day tomorrow so that you could enjoy the run session in dry conditions. That is still the plan but as it is summer then we can't ...See more
Vicky CrichtonVicky Crichton
Wednesday
Sorry Alister. I've been utterly rubbish and now heading off on hols, but I WILL be back in a few weeks!
ERC TrackERC Track posted a message
Tuesday
Tuesday Improvers Session (27/6/17) postponed 24 hours.
6:30pm Wednesday and hopefully the pesky rain will stay away. See you tomorrow. Ken
Alan DobbieAlan Dobbie
Wednesday
Think I'll sign on for this too. Assuming Matthew gets the bike store key okay
Ruben Villalain LinaresRuben Villalain Linares posted a message on ERC Tri Squad
Monday
Hi all,

In Penny's absence I (Rubén) will be leading the bike session on Tuesday.
The session will take place in Silverknowes. Meet in the golf club car park for a 6:30pm start. The plan is to ...See more
<a href="http://www.facebook.com/203916789632220"><span class="fb_name">ERC Tri Squad</span></a> shared <a href="http://www.facebook.com/143063115759903"><span class="fb_name">Triathlon Scotland</span></a>'s photo.
24 June 2017
We're lucky to have great coaches like Penny who give their time for free to help us all become better athletes.
We&apos;re lucky to have great coaches like Penny who give their time for free to help us all become better athletes.
ERC Tri SquadERC Tri Squad
24 June
Only the best! great to see Penny featured here!
Jane EmslieJane Emslie posted a message on ERC Tri Squad
24 June 2017
Hi all

As you'll know, a few of us are facilitating run or cycle sessions after the swim sessions on Sunday mornings, and it'll be my turn tomorrow. So we'll leave the CP at 9.30am, ...See more
ERC TrackERC Track posted a message
24 June 2017
John's Sunday improvers session has been moved to 10-12.
ERC Tri SquadERC Tri Squad posted a message
21 June 2017
Stolen bike alert from friend of mine in Brighton Place in porty. Can people keep a look out, was taken with D lock on (removed railing...). thanks
Timeline Photos (https://www.facebook.com/erctrisquad/photos/a.212166208807278.59933.203916789632220/1700589839964900/?type=3 photos)
Stolen bike alert from friend of mine in Brighton Place in porty. Can people keep a look out, was taken with D lock on (removed railing...). thanks
ERC Tri SquadERC Tri Squad posted a message
21 June 2017
It's Wednesday again and it's also the Summer Solstice ie the longest day. And what better way to fill some of the extra sun filled hours than come along to the run session.

We meet for the ...See more
ERC TrackERC Track posted a message
19 June 2017
No Tue coached session tomorrow, 20 June 17, coaches not available. Accredited riders can hold their own drop-in. Book on line as ever.
Lucy Hilda NunnLucy Hilda Nunn
19 June
Have fun at the wedding Ken! X
Katie DuncanKatie Duncan posted a message on ERC Track
18 June 2017
Hope this is okay, please remove if not!

Fuji Track Comp 2009, 52cm aluminium alloy frame, carbon fibre forks, pro high-comp carbon wrap handle bars and stem, satori headset (detachable from ...See more
(https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1574324145925259&set=p.1574324145925259&type=3 photos)
Hope this is okay, please remove if not!

Fuji Track Comp 2009, 52cm aluminium alloy frame, carbon fibre forks, pro high-comp carbon wrap handle bars and stem, satori headset (detachable from original), San Marco saddle, standard SPD SL pedals, alexrims wheels with vittoria tyres (still in reasonable condition), overall fantastic bike minus the cracked seat post clamp (as shown on pic) which is repairable

Any further questions please PM

£399 ONO

Thanks!
Iain GardnerIain Gardner posted a message on ERC Tri Squad
16 June 2017
Was going to ask whether there was any peeps sea swimming this eve, but not so sure myself having seen Claire's rash!
Should I pop down 6.15/30 in case there's a gathering?
Mitchell FraserMitchell Fraser
16 June
Berit and I will be there
Iain FauldsIain Faulds
16 June
Usual crowd will be there :-( get yersel along!
Iain GardnerIain Gardner
16 June
Ok. I'll risk a rash
Louise SmithLouise Smith
16 June
Eh, what rash?
Kate SwaineKate Swaine
16 June
It was so clear on Wednesday....lovely, you could see all the jelly fish :) I'll be there but going very easy as I'm in a "race" on Sunday.
Ann JohnstoneAnn Johnstone
16 June
We paddled late morning - lovely and clear - could see some jellies! I'm heading down!
Ann JohnstoneAnn Johnstone
16 June
Apparently there are dolphins around!
Debbie KelsoDebbie Kelso
16 June
Beautifully clear this morning, a few blue jellies. Half hour swim, no wetsuit, a few red dots but not painful at all
Claire DaviesClaire Davies posted a message on ERC Tri Squad
16 June 2017
Hello
I went swimming at porty last night and have some sort of rash where I wasn't covered by my wetsuit (wrists, ankles). Still there this morning. Does anyone know what this is/ had it before? Thanks!
John CummingJohn Cumming
16 June
Simon Shepherd had the same after Magaluf 2010. The Sandyford will sort you out Claire Davies
Rosie OwensRosie Owens
16 June
Mingin'. I'd have it amputated.
June DaviesJune Davies
16 June
Hope it's not spreadable!!
ERC Tri Squad shared Cousland's post
14 June 2017
Great to see the local community getting behind the upcoming IM70.3 race. Penny led some of our members out to help them practice handing out bottles and bananas last nights night.
Great to see the local community getting behind the upcoming IM70.3 race. Penny led some of our members out to help them practice handing out bottles and bananas last nights night.
Grace MackenzieGrace Mackenzie
14 June
Just brilliant! Getting exciting now :)
ERC Tri SquadERC Tri Squad posted a message
14 June 2017
Hi,

The week is marching on and with it comes the wednesday evening run session.

As usual, we'll be meeting for the warmup at 7pm at the bike rack by the upper roundabout near Pollock Halls.
...See more
Grace MackenzieGrace Mackenzie
14 June
I'll be there, Sarah Ormerod and Gosia Karczewska are looking forward to it too
Adam VargaAdam Varga
14 June
Sarah OrmerodSarah Ormerod
14 June
Super session! Thanks Alister ‍♀️
ERC Tri Squad shared VAP Event Management's post
12 June 2017
Derek RobertsonDerek Robertson
12 June
Andrew WoodroffeAndrew Woodroffe
13 June
Hey any idea where some of the photos from the race might be?
Adam VargaAdam Varga
14 June
Hey guys. The photos just went online!
ERC TrackERC Track posted a message
11 June 2017
Beginners at EdFoC taster.
ERC TrackERC Track posted a message
11 June 2017
4pm taster today cancelled. Rain moving in.
Iain GardnerIain Gardner posted a message on ERC Tri Squad
9 June 2017
Is there any enthusiasm for Porty Swim this eve, or might the deluge this week make the water quality unappealing? I'm a bit fair-weather myself, but will pop down 6.15/30 if anyone's giving it a go...
Louise SmithLouise Smith
9 June
See you there Iain!
Paul DavisPaul Davis
9 June
I'll be there and going in no matter what! Man up pills currently being consumed....
Sue O&#039;neill-berestSue O'neill-berest
9 June
I'm pool swimming tonight as that fits training schedule best
ERC Tri SquadERC Tri Squad posted a message
8 June 2017
Is anyone driving up to Lochore this sunday who could give a lift to a volunteer who lives near Blackford Hill? thanks
Andrew LeiperAndrew Leiper
9 June
I'll be heading up to race not sure what time I'll have to head back as I've got family down staying with me this weekend. I live in Morningside so quite nearby. Get them to message me.
Jeremy PullarJeremy Pullar
10 June
Hi Andrew - the main problem is that I need to be there by 0700 as I am marshalling and that may be too early for you if you are racing - I can get back ok but wife needs the car in the morning.
Adam VargaAdam Varga
14 June
Lucy Hilda NunnLucy Hilda Nunn posted a message on ERC Track
8 June 2017
Giving the head coaches even more to do! (wetting the track on a dry day...brave men!)
<a href="http://www.facebook.com/203916789632220"><span class="fb_name">ERC Tri Squad</span></a> shared <a href="http://www.facebook.com/354687867900340"><span class="fb_name">Edinburgh RC</span></a>'s photo.
8 June 2017
Looks like this will be a great event tonight. I am away so cant go but please do come along. The aim is to have a great night and to support the ERC fund to replace the kids track bikes which were ...See more
Looks like this will be a great event tonight. I am away so cant go but please do come along. The aim is to have a great  night and to support the ERC fund to replace the kids track bikes which were sadly stolen from Meadowbank. Come and support your club! 7 pm tickets on the door at Cameo Tollcross.
ERC Tri SquadERC Tri Squad posted a message
7 June 2017
It's Wednesday again and it's run session day, in fact it's Global Run Day. I think that means that you're expected to buy some new shoes and maybe go for a run. But it's a ...See more
Grace MackenzieGrace Mackenzie
7 June
I won't make this week Alister but both Sarah Ormerod and Vicki Taylor were hoping to get along
Joy HaddenJoy Hadden
7 June
Alister, unfortunately I won't make run club, work has been a total pain! Sorry. Hope to catch you soon. Joy.
ERC TrackERC Track posted a message
7 June 2017
The 10th June EdFoC tasters are filling up. Session 3 is full. A 4th at 4pm has now opened up.
Jaime Arias CuevasJaime Arias Cuevas
7 June
Hi guys. This sessions are for begginners? Im from Chile, and gonna be in Edinburgh next sunday for 6 months, and want to start track training. Now im an road ciclyst. Thanks! (Im 29)
John AustinJohn Austin
7 June
You guys planning to run any sessions mid week ? Mon-Wed?
ERC TrackERC Track posted a message
6 June 2017
Sufficient to say "it's wet"
Tonights coached racing and training session is off
ERC Tri SquadERC Tri Squad posted a message
6 June 2017
Tonight's bike session at silverknowes is CANCELLED due to the inclement weather.
Sarah JaneSarah Jane shared a link on ERC Tri Squad
4 June 2017
Hi! Hopefully some of you will remember me, I was in the club from 2005-2007. I'm living back in New Zealand now.

I'm after a little bit of advice... My partner and friend have started up a ...See more
ERC Tri Squad shared Edinburgh RC's event
3 June 2017
On Thursday evening there will be a great night at the Cameo Cinema to raise money to replace the ERC track bikes stolen recently from Meadowbank cycle track. I am away but be great to have good support for this from the triathlon section. Oonagh
ERC TrackERC Track posted a message
2 June 2017
Taster 11.30, Sat 10 June is now full. We have opened up another session at 2pm.
Peigi SerièsPeigi Seriès
2 June
Thanks for organising this ! just entered Robert Hamilton whoohooo !! :D
Paul DavisPaul Davis posted a message on ERC Tri Squad
1 June 2017
Anyone swimming at porty tomorrow night?
Mitchell FraserMitchell Fraser
1 June
Aye, berit and I will be there.
Iain FauldsIain Faulds
1 June
I'll be there too, but it's going to colder than your other swims this week ;-)
Paul DavisPaul Davis
1 June
Great! Maybe just a little....
Iain GardnerIain Gardner
2 June
I'll join as well, with maybe a friend of a friend who wants to do more outdoor swimming..
Debbie KelsoDebbie Kelso
2 June
I'm heading down too.
Paul DavisPaul Davis
2 June
Great swim tonight! I think we counted 16 in total! ‍♀️
Iain FauldsIain Faulds posted a message on ERC Tri Squad
31 May 2017
From this week Sunday Training Sessions will now include an organised run or cycle as well as the excellent swim session!

This week we kick it off with a run at Arthurs Seat. It'll be led Iain ...See more
ERC Tri SquadERC Tri Squad posted a message
31 May 2017
It's the middle of the week again which means that it's run day (and if it's not then it should be).

We'll be meeting for the warmup at 7pm at the bike rack by the top roundabout ...See more
Mitchell FraserMitchell Fraser
31 May
Berit and I will be there, but we might have left our legs in the highlands at the weekend :-)
German RodriguezGerman Rodriguez posted a message on ERC Tri Squad
30 May 2017
ERC Team at the Scottish Relay Champs, missing Adam in the picture. It was great fun!!
(https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1542826919094842&set=o.203916789632220&type=3 photos)
ERC Team at the Scottish Relay Champs, missing Adam in the picture. It was great fun!!
ERC TrackERC Track posted a message
30 May 2017
I'm heading down to the velodrome tonight opening at 6.30.
ERC Tri Squad updated their status
30 May 2017
Hi folks we still need some help with Loch Ore Meadows triathlon- on Sunday June 11th. get your reduced swim subs!! now running a standard as well as a sprint. Need people to Marshall or if you are racing help with registration and bag packing. thanks.
Grace MackenzieGrace Mackenzie
30 May
I'm racing the standard but put me down for anything that I can help you guys with
Sue O&#039;neill-berestSue O'neill-berest
30 May
I will help let me know what
Paul DavisPaul Davis
1 June
I should be able to help with the set up on Saturday if needed?
Claire DaviesClaire Davies
6 June
Hi I will be there to support so happy to help out with duties! Will have our (well behaved) dog with us though so prefer not to marshal on a road junction.
Geoff EarlGeoff Earl posted a message on ERC Tri Squad
29 May 2017
Geoff Earl is retiring from work, (hopefully to get some training back in after too long on the admin side).

There will be a gathering to celebrate this occasion.
A Disco and Karaoke will ensure that ...See more
(https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10156182347595898&set=o.203916789632220&type=3 photos)
Geoff Earl is retiring from work, (hopefully to get some training back in after too long on the admin side).

There will be a gathering to celebrate this occasion.
A Disco and Karaoke will ensure that the night goes with a bounce but most of all it will be the company of my pals.

Saturday 3rd June 2017
20.00 – 24.00
The Cellar Bar
Cannons Gait Pub
The Royal Mile
Edinburgh
Paul MastertonPaul Masterton
30 May
Enjoy retirement Geoff Earl. It is a wonderful place to be :)
Jane MoncrieffJane Moncrieff
30 May
Lucky you but well deserved!:) must catch up sometime!
ERC Tri Squad shared a post
28 May 2017
Some good news about the water quality at Porty beach.
Kate SwaineKate Swaine posted a message on ERC Tri Squad
28 May 2017
Following a less than crystal clear swim at Porty on Friday I thought some of you might be interested in the following posted by SEPA. We should all survive :)

Algal scum on the Firth of Forth ...See more
ERC Tri SquadERC Tri Squad
28 May
thanks Kate!
Sue O&#039;neill-berestSue O'neill-berest
28 May
Thanks Kate. Still wish it wasn't there though
Iain FauldsIain Faulds
28 May
Thanks Kate
David GowDavid Gow
28 May
Louise SmithLouise Smith
28 May
Great, thanks for the update. I'm going to try and make it for a sea swim before the club session tmrw if anyone fancies joining me.
ERC TrackERC Track shared a link
26 May 2017
Phil DarbyPhil Darby
Sunday
Matthew's session is not on tonight. Next week
ERC Track updated their status
26 May 2017
Matt's drop in session Sunday 5.30. Accredited riders only.
(Matt's Saturday session cancelled owing to the heavy rain forecast.)
Iain GardnerIain Gardner posted a message on ERC Tri Squad
26 May 2017
This has to be a Porty eve...6.15/30 anyone?
Louise SmithLouise Smith
26 May
Yes! We'll be there en famille so may not swim exactly with the group but looking forward to seeing everyone :-)
Kate SwaineKate Swaine
26 May
I plan to come along. Just to warn folk, I've been in every day this week and the water quality is not at it's best... bit like soup, but I've survived word out is that it's totally harmless! Yesterday far out was fine.
Mitchell FraserMitchell Fraser
26 May
We can't make it this week
Elspeth GardnerElspeth Gardner
26 May
Aw wish I could come this week but we're going to the pictures x
Iain FauldsIain Faulds
26 May
I'll be swimming but was thinking of going to Preston Pans as Porty looked minging when I ran past yesterday :-S

Kate, what's your take having been in? Once you get away from the shore is it ok?

If not I'm happy to drive out to a cleaner beach with whoever wants to come.
Mitchell FraserMitchell Fraser
26 May
It seemed fine on Monday.
Grace MackenzieGrace Mackenzie
26 May
I was going to go to Prestonpans instead as a bit worried about the water.. esp having just recovered from a sickness bug
Iain GardnerIain Gardner
26 May
Och. As long as the water is still I dont care whats in it. Ot sure Id have time to head to Prestonpans as got an early flight tomorrow..but I'll play it by ear!
Louise SmithLouise Smith
26 May
Alistair and I are defo going to portobello
Iain FauldsIain Faulds
26 May
Consensus seems to be it's a bit better today, especially further out, so Porty it is See you there 6.30
Iain FauldsIain Faulds
26 May
Just been down and it's scummy at the shore, but looks fine further out and doesn't smell today either.
If driving leave extra time as half of Edinburgh is down there
Sue O&#039;neill-berestSue O'neill-berest
26 May
No ways am I swimming in that it is dreadful and it smells. Was not pleasant coming along prom home tonight.
Jumbly NepalJumbly Nepal posted a message on ERC Track
24 May 2017
and another
(https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1946875235546761&set=o.216856408451033&type=3 photos)
and another
Jumbly NepalJumbly Nepal posted a message on ERC Track
24 May 2017
last week, may 16, at the velodrome
(https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=1946875092213442&set=o.216856408451033&type=3 photos)
last week, may 16, at the velodrome
ERC TrackERC Track posted a message
24 May 2017
John's Sunday improvers' session will begin at 2pm after he hot-foots it from the SCH. (28st May 2017)
Stephen HeaneyStephen Heaney
Friday
I couldn`t see a listing for improvers sessions in the drop down box on the booking form page - does it just come in under Drop-in session booking?
ERC Tri SquadERC Tri Squad posted a message
24 May 2017
Hi,

This evening's run session is at Arthur's Seat / Galloping Glen as usual.

We'll meet at the bike rack by the top roundabout, on Queens Drive, near Pollock Halls for a 7pm warmup. ...See more
(https://www.facebook.com/erctrisquad/photos/a.212166208807278.59933.203916789632220/1659271240763427/?type=3 photos)
Hi,

This evening&apos;s run session is at Arthur&apos;s Seat / Galloping Glen as usual. 

We&apos;ll meet at the bike rack by the top roundabout, on Queens Drive, near Pollock Halls for a 7pm warmup.

It looks like it could be warm and muggy, so it may be an idea to bring water.

Hope to see a few of you there,

Alister
Grace MackenzieGrace Mackenzie
24 May
I won't manage this week Alister Hope you have a good session!
ERC TrackERC Track posted a message
23 May 2017
John's Sunday improvers' session will begin at 2pm after he hot-foots it from the SCH. (21st May 2017)
ERC TrackERC Track posted a message
23 May 2017
Track off tonight, Tuesday. Who can make tomorrow?
Phil DarbyPhil Darby
23 May
6.30 start tomorrow, Wednesday.
Matthew JacksonMatthew Jackson
23 May
Maybe. I might be tting.
Sam DowningSam Downing
23 May
what time?
Mags NormandMags Normand
23 May
Me!
ERC TrackERC Track posted a message
23 May 2017
Track is looking unlikely, Ken and Phil will be at the track working on bikes. If it is dry we will run the session. We'll repost on arrival around 6.30. Non scorchio est.
ERC TrackERC Track shared a link
23 May 2017
ERC Tri SquadERC Tri Squad posted a message
23 May 2017
Penny's bike session is at silverknowes this evening. Meet at the golf club car park for 6:30pm start.
Timeline Photos (https://www.facebook.com/erctrisquad/photos/a.212166208807278.59933.203916789632220/1658290647528153/?type=3 photos)
Penny&apos;s bike session is at silverknowes this evening. Meet at the golf club car park for 6:30pm start.
Ruben Villalain LinaresRuben Villalain Linares
23 May
Awesome session guys. The course has a perfect balance speed/technique and it is also ideal to try your TT bike. Come along and you'll not regret it!!!
ERC TrackERC Track posted a message
22 May 2017
Ken's coached session tomorrow, 6.30pm. Temperature rocketing up to 17 degrees, scorchio! Be there.
Mike MuldoonMike Muldoon
23 May
What happened to the Scorchio? Assume session rained off?
ERC TrackERC Track posted a message
20 May 2017
Drop in session off tonight. Rescheduling for tomorrow. Time tbd.
Phil DarbyPhil Darby
Sunday
Track used by youths 4.30-6pm. Too late for Matt to host the drop in.
ERC TrackERC Track posted a message
20 May 2017
NEW taster. Mon 26th June 7pm.
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Thursday 25 May, 7pm
Saturday 10 June, 11.30 (EdFoC)
Monday 26th June, 7pm
ERC TrackERC Track shared a link
19 May 2017
Iain GardnerIain Gardner posted a message on ERC Tri Squad
19 May 2017
Hi folks. Is anyone headed to Porty this eve for sea swim?
Mitchell FraserMitchell Fraser
19 May
Aye, I'll be there. No Berit this week though
Sue O&#039;neill-berestSue O'neill-berest
19 May
I will be there
ERC TrackERC Track posted a message
17 May 2017
The taster at 10am on 10 June is now full. A second session at 11.30 now added.
Peigi SerièsPeigi Seriès
Saturday
Are these running as planned? the weather looks like it's now clearning up but has been pretty wet?
Ross CrookRoss Crook posted a message on ERC Track
17 May 2017
Hi All. Glasgow track session? A pal from Ronde says they have cancelled a session and wondered if ERC would like to use the time slot. It's Sunday 28th May 7-9pm. They were originally wondering ...See more
ERC Tri SquadERC Tri Squad posted a message
17 May 2017
Hi,

It's Wednesday so once again it is run session day. As usual, for the summer period, we'll meet for the warmup at 7pm at the bike rack by the top roundabout near Pollock Halls.

Hope to ...See more
Grace MackenzieGrace Mackenzie
17 May
Nice one Alister! I've an appt at 6.20 so hope to make it although might be a little late
ERC Tri SquadERC Tri Squad
17 May
And run near enough here. Sorry we missed you, I hope we'll see you next week.
ERC TrackERC Track posted a message
17 May 2017
Thursday 18th May drop in session for accredited riders. Who wants to go? Matt and Sam are up for it. Book drop in on line.
Andrew GoddardAndrew Goddard
17 May
Phil, would it be easier for you tomorrow. Archie is racing at ingliston but i could get there.
Chris DonaldsonChris Donaldson
17 May
Can't make it this week but hope to later in the year. Is it possoble to hire a bike for drop ins?
Matthew JacksonMatthew Jackson
17 May
7pm, all welcome.
Mike MuldoonMike Muldoon posted a message on ERC Track
16 May 2017
Do Kens sessions start tonight? (Weather permitting)?
ERC TrackERC Track
16 May
Yes, it's on tonight (they started last week).
Mark FinlayMark Finlay posted a message on ERC Tri Squad
14 May 2017
did a recce of the iM70.3 bike course today. the link across the bypass is an off-road track strewn with stones & is not fit-for-purpose. Not suitable for road bikes let alone tri or TT bikes. ...See more