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Forum: Triathlon 07-07-10, 08:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 938
Posted By saxman007
lol, every time my fiancee and I drove by Post...

lol, every time my fiancee and I drove by Post Falls we remarked on how cool it looked from the highway. Finally on Monday we went to the park at the falls and enjoyed a 40 minute walk around...
Forum: Triathlon 07-07-10, 08:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 938
Posted By saxman007
Congrats and good luck!!! I just returned from...

Congrats and good luck!!!
I just returned from this event and some things to know:
1) Coeur d'Alene is BEAUTIFUL. Great area and the town really, really embraces this race!
2) Plan on spending...
Forum: Triathlon 08-20-09, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 478
Posted By saxman007
Here's a good link for wetsuit repair: ...

Here's a good link for wetsuit repair:
http://www.nineteenwetsuits.com/user_wetsuitrepair.html
Forum: Triathlon 08-12-09, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 944
Posted By saxman007
Obviously you currently have a road bike, yes? I...

Obviously you currently have a road bike, yes? I find actually find my tri bike much more comfortable than my road bike. The longer the better. I know I've got a fit issue with my road bike as...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-25-09, 09:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 415
Posted By saxman007
Nope, those are the old Looks. Not compatible...

Nope, those are the old Looks. Not compatible with the Keo cleats. I believe you can still get the red delta cleats for those though
Forum: Triathlon 07-24-09, 09:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 616
Posted By saxman007
Lots of discussion on this topic in the Road...

Lots of discussion on this topic in the Road Forum -- they give the pros and cons of tape vs. glue. Do a search and post any questions you still have. $40 doesn't seem unreasonable to me either. I...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-23-09, 09:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,764
Posted By saxman007
LOL at this. I could've sworn I saw on here a...

LOL at this. I could've sworn I saw on here a discussion about a lady who had heard about going to bathroom while on the bike and decided she'd try it for a change. Well, she didn't pee but crapped...
Forum: Triathlon 07-23-09, 05:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,385
Posted By saxman007
A quick google search turned up this thread from...

A quick google search turned up this thread from slowtwitch: http://forum.slowtwitch.com/Slowtwitch_Forums_C1/Triathlon_Forum_F1/Zipp_3001_frame_P2023148/
Interesting reads about the bike -- from...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-13-09, 08:40 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 699
Posted By saxman007
Pete's very right about fit and the FIST fitting....

Pete's very right about fit and the FIST fitting. I'm not sure on how different a tri fit is from a TT fit, I'm guessing probably not a whole lot as both genres are very aero driven.
My suggestion...
Forum: Triathlon 07-05-09, 08:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,672
Posted By saxman007
Thanks!!

Thanks!!
Forum: Triathlon 07-05-09, 03:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,672
Posted By saxman007
Great overview from a slowtwitch poster Desert...

Great overview from a slowtwitch poster Desert Dude. Here's a link to his blog and review of about 8 wetsuits. He doesn't complete the QR Superfull and it happens to be the one I went with. ...
Forum: Triathlon 06-26-09, 07:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,797
Posted By saxman007
I went with Felt (fit me better) and was debating...

I went with Felt (fit me better) and was debating between the B2 and the B12. Went with the B12 w/HED wheels -- was assured by the bike shop and some others that the differences between the B2/B12...
Forum: Road Cycling 06-21-09, 09:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,199
Posted By saxman007
Came around a corner going about 23mph and damn...

Came around a corner going about 23mph and damn near got one of those damn birds. Wild turkeys are BIG birds and it wouldn've been a pretty picture for either of us -- don't know how I missed it. ...
Forum: Triathlon 06-19-09, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 660
Posted By saxman007
A couple quick corrections: a 8'/mile will be a...

A couple quick corrections: a 8'/mile will be a 3:30 marathon -- a 4:00 marathon is a 9:09 pace.
When are you thinking of doing this marathon? I seriously hope it's not for at least 6 months as...
Forum: Triathlon 06-16-09, 07:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,538
Posted By saxman007
I'll admit -- I've got more bike than engine...

I'll admit -- I've got more bike than engine right now:( When I decided to get into this sport I had the money to get a nice Felt w/HED Jet 6/Disc wheels. Fortunately I do most of the passing (as...
Forum: Triathlon 06-05-09, 07:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 804
Posted By saxman007
Read the training plans and decide if you have...

Read the training plans and decide if you have the time/desire to do the training necessary.
As far as getting your events up and going, they'll come rather quickly. I'm not a fast runner --...
Forum: Triathlon 06-01-09, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 834
Posted By saxman007
Take this for what it's worth: I'm doing 2 HIM...

Take this for what it's worth: I'm doing 2 HIM this year and it's my first season. From what I've read Vineman is a great event and one of the better non-ironman brand full triathlons. I was under...
Forum: Triathlon 05-28-09, 08:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By saxman007
Very cool!!!! I did my first 1000 yard swim on...

Very cool!!!! I did my first 1000 yard swim on Friday and agree that it's huge psychological boost to those of us who aren't fish! I am a little jealous, just starting to put in flip turns and if...
Forum: Triathlon 04-11-09, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By saxman007
Water temperature in Lake Huron will be in the...

Water temperature in Lake Huron will be in the low 50s probably in mid-May so that'll be the earliest I'll be able to get into open water. I've got some time before I'll be able to get in the drink...
Forum: Triathlon 04-11-09, 08:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 746
Posted By saxman007
Wetsuit Swimming

Gonna be getting a wetsuit shortly but I'm basically a new swimmer (never did team swimming but did lessons/lots of swimming about 20 years ago). Things are coming back quickly and I'm up to doing...
Forum: Triathlon 04-07-09, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 602
Posted By saxman007
+1 on trying the bike. All the bikes you said...

+1 on trying the bike. All the bikes you said are great bikes it's primarily going to come down to what fits you. I really wanted a Cervelo but being a taller guy (6'4") the geometry just wasn't...
Forum: Triathlon 03-18-09, 09:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 937
Posted By saxman007
I do think when you look at the top brands:...

I do think when you look at the top brands: Cervelo, Felt, Trek it really comes down to what fits/what you get excited about.
Here's the link:...
Forum: Triathlon 03-18-09, 08:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 937
Posted By saxman007
Personally I went Felt B12 w/Hed Jet 6 front/Jet...

Personally I went Felt B12 w/Hed Jet 6 front/Jet Disc rear. Didn't even test a Cervelo as I've heard they aren't too great for tall guys. I've only gotten 1 street ride on the bike do to weather...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-14-09, 08:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,637
Posted By saxman007
I've been diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis for...

I've been diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis for the last 8 years. I was fortunate that I got on Enbrell before it was actually approved for psoriatic arthritis or psoriasis. Currently I am on...
Forum: Triathlon 03-07-09, 07:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,916
Posted By saxman007
I just went through the same thoughts. I started...

I just went through the same thoughts. I started at a B12 then started to seriously think about dropping the cash on a B2 or B2TTR. When I finally called up to make the order I asked my local guys...
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