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Old 05-06-07, 03:07 PM   #1
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Did a TT today

A Beautiful Day, did a 12.7 mile TT today, 37:58 = 20.1 avg. It was WINDY. Placed about 5th amongst 20+
HRMax=175, HRavg = 171

I'll be 60 in less than a month

Ain't life Grand!!!!!!!
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Old 05-06-07, 03:08 PM   #2
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A Beautiful Day, did a 12.7 mile TT today, 37:58 = 20.1 avg. It was WINDY. Placed about 5th amongst 20+
HRMax=175, HRavg = 171

I'll be 60 in less than a month

Ain't life Grand!!!!!!!
Fantastic time! Congratulations
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Old 05-06-07, 03:22 PM   #3
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I promptly nominate you as fearless leader for the 60+ division of the 50+ forum.

Way to go.
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Old 05-06-07, 03:48 PM   #4
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I promptly nominate you as fearless leader for the 60+ division of the 50+ forum.

Way to go.
Have you told Jet that his shaved legs will work On TT's aswell.

Well done on the Position and time by the way.
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Old 05-06-07, 05:28 PM   #5
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Individual TT's are definitely the race of truth!! There is no way to hide when you're out there by yourself!!! Great job on a windy day!
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Great job, Red Baron!
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Great great job. I turned 60 last October and have been cycling more now than I have in 15+ years but I could only average 20mph downwind..
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Way to go!
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Great race and result. What do you ride?
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Great race and result. What do you ride?
Thanks All -
Cervelo P2 SL, LINN Disc on back, usually a HED tri on front but changed to my Rolf Vector 700x20's due to wind. Course was Oval, with uphill on downwind, minor hills against wind. Wind was harder than the hills.
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Cervelo P2 SL, LINN Disc on back, usually a HED tri on front but changed to my Rolf Vector 700x20's due to wind.
Damnit...you just made me drool on my keyboard! I'm in the market for a TT bike, and that's a fine one (though, if money were no object, I'd probably go for the ultra-sexy P3).

Question about your wheels - do you run clinchers or tubulars?
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Question about your wheels - do you run clinchers or tubulars?
I'm a clincher Fan, Friend keeps pushing me to tubulars, but I don't favor them. Saying that, my discs and I think Tri-spoke have those wheels that are:
TUFO TUBULAR TIRES FOR CLINCHER RIMS:
totally new, revolutionary construction
low rolling resistance
no need for rim liner
low weight
no need to use glue
the easiest and fastest installation from all types of tires, no tools required
possibility of high inflation pressures
distinctly the safest behavior in case of flats without endangering the stability of the rider
in case of emergency can be ridden flat
immediate use after installation
construction and compactness is equal to tubular tires, riding properties are very close to tubular tires as well
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Old 05-07-07, 07:16 PM   #13
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Damnit...you just made me drool on my keyboard! I'm in the market for a TT bike, and that's a fine one (though, if money were no object, I'd probably go for the ultra-sexy P3).

Question about your wheels - do you run clinchers or tubulars?
Do like I did and consider going the used TT bike route. You can get a lot of bike for the money.
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Old 05-07-07, 10:32 PM   #14
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Excellent effort! I wish I were flexible enough to ride aerobars for 12 mi. at any speed.
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Do like I did and consider going the used TT bike route. You can get a lot of bike for the money.
I agree, EVERYTHING I used on this TT was previously owned except for the sunglasses, gloves & HR monitor which all came from Performance on sale. Bike, pedals, aero helmet, skinsuit (I hear the yuks but it was only tried on, didn't fit seller), disc wheel, tri-spoke, tyres, etc , etc came from Ebay. I worked Hard to get deals on this set-up.
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