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    Senior Member st0ut's Avatar
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    Stepping up....But not sure what fourm...

    I am going to start group riding again in 2 weeks. my extended outage over the winter spring... I will be starting out with a 25 mile loop with my local club.

    I ride all the time but sprints in town 2 miles here 4 miles there. this will be my first real test in distance in 6 years.

    The last time i rode that distance it was on a trek 5200. this time it will be on my new touring frame With a tab and kid. +10 +20 for tab + 40 for the boy.

    Also i am singing up for my first "Race" a Y "TRY-atholon" 500 M swim, 13 mile ride, and 2 mile run.

    Anyone ever do a tri on a touring bike?
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    Out fishing with Annie on his lap, a cigar in one hand and a ginger ale in the other, watching the sunset. Tom Stormcrowe's Avatar
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    South Florida
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    I've seen it done. Heck, I've seen a triathlon done on a Mountain bike with slicks. The guy did pretty well, too.
    . “He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.”- Fredrick Nietzsche

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