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    Time Trial Bike ... advice

    Looks like I have to get my hands on something ASAP ...

    I don't have any $$ so I'll have to steal it from someone else, any advice?
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    transition area of a triathlon

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    Clip on bars.

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    No Y-foil?

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    Leader frame.

    TT bikes are all about aero. If you don't have the coin, buy cheap heavier parts also. The wiehgt penalty is insignificant in a flat TT
    You could fall off a cliff and die.
    You could get lost and die.
    You could hit a tree and die.
    OR YOU COULD STAY HOME AND FALL OFF THE COUCH AND DIE.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nate552 View Post
    No Y-foil?
    The y-foil was a potential loaner from a work-friend of mine and I am weary to use it due to the risk of damaging an old (yet expensive) loaner bike.
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    the usual spots for aero-y gear?

    slowtwitch and the 'bay are the most target-rich.
    if you post a WTB on ST you are going to get a whole bunch of offers.... some of them even decent ones.
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    You're scared of breaking a bike in a TT?

    WTF? Do you not know how to handle a bike or something?
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    Y-Foil and iBike....600w ave in a 40k TT report to follow.

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    Quote Originally Posted by badhat View Post
    transition area of a triathlon

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    Quote Originally Posted by ridethecliche View Post
    You're scared of breaking a bike in a TT?

    WTF? Do you not know how to handle a bike or something?
    If it was my own bike I would not be scared to break it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by jwible View Post
    Clip on bars.
    Spinaci or Invisible aerobars.

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    Do you not see the tt sticky?

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    Quote Originally Posted by umd View Post
    Do you not see the tt sticky?
    Disregarding it for a bit...

    lol
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    Quote Originally Posted by fordfasterr View Post
    lol
    You write that way too much

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    Quote Originally Posted by umd View Post
    You write that way too much

    So true.


    ok, so in general terms, if a person rides a 56 (caad9) road bike, what would be a fairly suitable TT frame size?
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    :facepalm:

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    Quote Originally Posted by umd View Post
    You write that way too much
    reminds me of razor, but his is LOL.

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    Seriously ford, read the damn sticky

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    Quote Originally Posted by umd View Post
    Seriously ford, read the damn sticky
    I read it already.. still.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fordfasterr View Post
    I read it already.. still.
    Still what? Can't read? It answers your question.

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    Quote Originally Posted by umd View Post
    Still what? Can't read? It answers your question.
    I disagree.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fordfasterr View Post
    I disagree.
    Seriously?

    Quote Originally Posted by fordfasterr View Post
    ok, so in general terms, if a person rides a 56 (caad9) road bike, what would be a fairly suitable TT frame size?
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    5. When you go to buy a TT frame (and you will get aero-upgrade-it is if you do enough TTing), expect to pick something up that is roughly 2cm shorter in the top tube than your road bike.

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    umd stop. After the iBike thing it's obvious he either doesn't get it or doesn't care to get it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by El Diablo Rojo View Post
    umd stop. After the iBike thing it's obvious he either doesn't get it or doesn't care to get it.
    Good point.

    Ford, I'll close with this.

    You are destroying any kind of credibility you may have hoped to cultivate here.

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