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Forum: Road Cycling 09-11-12, 09:46 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 5,810
Posted By jimmyw
transporting a bike in a sports car

Yeah, so I just got a new Cadillac CTS and just came to the realization that I can't put my road bike in the back like an suv. So I figure, I need some sort of rack to carry it. What rack models do...
Forum: Triathlon 07-24-12, 01:23 PM
Replies: 755
Views: 283,345
Posted By jimmyw
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2009 quintana roo seduza
2011 profile design altair 80 wheelset
ultegra and durace component mix

It aint a cervelo p5 but...
Forum: Triathlon 07-23-12, 11:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 480
Posted By jimmyw
USAT wetsuit rules?

Okay so this past March, I was in a triathlon in North Carolina and the race director said that USAT rules require everyone to wear a wetsuit since the water temperature was under 60 degrees F. This...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-24-12, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 901
Posted By jimmyw
mavic ksyrium elite wheels- Are they good?

Yeah so I've been having a little bit of an issue with my stock back wheel on my tri bike with flexing when braking and coming out of true so I decided to look for a new set of training wheels. My...
Forum: Triathlon 05-24-12, 05:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 662
Posted By jimmyw
you'll be fine. swimming is a lot easy to get...

you'll be fine. swimming is a lot easy to get back into condition for after a period off than running or biking.
Forum: Road Cycling 05-24-12, 05:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,564
Posted By jimmyw
average speed doesn't really mean anything to me...

average speed doesn't really mean anything to me because of the variability of it between different routes. 15 mph on a flat isn't really that fast but 15 mph on a alpine pass is crazy fast. Average...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-05-12, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By jimmyw
my tri bike has a 11-25 rear and compact 34-50 up...

my tri bike has a 11-25 rear and compact 34-50 up front which i guess in theory isn't bad for climbing but i guess the geometry of the bike makes it a little hard (i also ride a good 5 inches of...
Forum: Road Cycling 05-04-12, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 365
Posted By jimmyw
used '05 specialized allez elite triple- How much should I pay?

Hey, so I'm looking at getting a road bike since I currently only have a triathlon bike (QR seduza) and saw a local ad for a 2005 specialized allez elite triple for $600 and was wondering what people...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-22-12, 10:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By jimmyw
What about zipp 1080 wheels? I know that zipp...

What about zipp 1080 wheels? I know that zipp discontinued them for 2012 but I've found them for a really good deal ($1300 for 2011- i think they used to sell for like $2600 msrp). Anyone know if...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-17-12, 11:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 567
Posted By jimmyw
are trispoke HED3's good in wind?

Hey y'all,

So I was thinking about getting a pair of tubular hed3's for my triathlon bike but am not sure how well they handle in wind. I've heard from some that they're worse than a full rear...
Forum: Triathlon 04-15-12, 09:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,289
Posted By jimmyw
I would definitely look at the Quintana roo bike...

I would definitely look at the Quintana roo bike line. I have the QR seduza and it has a lot of range that you can set it up with. Also it has a slightly shorter reach then some other bikes so that...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-14-12, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 535
Posted By jimmyw
chain slap- chain stay protectors worth the cost?

Okay so I've done a lot of mountain bike riding and have seen some of the damage it does to the chain-stay. I've gotten into road biking and what I'm wondering is since road biking has much less...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-14-12, 08:41 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 130
Posted By jimmyw
chain slap- chain stay protectors worth the cost?

Okay so I've done a lot of mountain bike riding and have seen some of the damage it does to the chain-stay. I've gotten into road biking and what I'm wondering is since road biking has much less...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-14-12, 07:54 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 9,905
Posted By jimmyw
Yeah, generally speaking, your not going to be...

Yeah, generally speaking, your not going to be able to find a high mpg car that you can fit a bike into without a crazy amount of disassembling or prep with taking seats out and trying to position it...
Forum: Mountain Biking 03-17-12, 03:28 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 955
Posted By jimmyw
K2 Bikes? Are they any good anymore?

Hey y'all,
any opinions on K2 bikes. I'm looking at possibly buying a K2 29er either the zed 5.29 if i can find a retailer that has it or a zed 3.29 which isn't as good as the 5.29 but its only $300...
Forum: Triathlon 02-04-12, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 946
Posted By jimmyw
Time trial helmet sizing????

Hey, so I'm looking at upgrading to a aero helmet for triathlons but can't decide on size. I'm looking at the Louis garneau vorrtice helmet but unfortunately none of my local bike shops carry it nor...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-25-12, 05:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 717
Posted By jimmyw
jersey help- their all to baggy

Hey I need some help finding form fitting racing jerseys. All of the local shops only carry baggy casual jerseys but I want the skin tight kind like you see the pros using during time trials and...
Forum: Triathlon 01-11-12, 09:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,835
Posted By jimmyw
recommended xterra/off road triathlon bike

Hey, I've done many traditional on road triathlons as a serious age group contender in the 20-24 age bracket and want to get into xterra/ off road triathlons but don't have much knowledge about what...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-16-11, 08:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 861
Posted By jimmyw
maybe you should get a bigger car. I own a F350...

maybe you should get a bigger car. I own a F350 diesel double cab with a bed cap. I can easily fit 6 bikes in it along with other gear and not have to worry about disassembling anything or the...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-16-11, 11:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,185
Posted By jimmyw
Map My Ride is no good!! What do y'all use thats more accurate elevation???

I'm just curious what other people use to map their training rides. I used to use map my ride since its free and easy but I discovered that the elevation profiles are not even close. I actually...
Forum: Triathlon 11-04-11, 09:41 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 684
Posted By jimmyw
What size tri-bike to buy??????

Hi,

I've been looking to by a used 2010 quintana roo seduza and I am not sure whether I should get a medium or large. I'm around 6 ft tall with a 34 inch inseam, also my arm span from finger tip...
Forum: Triathlon 10-22-11, 07:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,319
Posted By jimmyw
How to lighten my carbon fiber triathalon bike?

Hi,
I've been competing in triathlons now for about 2 years as a serious age group contender on a 2009 quintana roo seduza. I would like race with a lighter bike without going crazy and getting a...
Forum: Triathlon 09-05-11, 09:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 637
Posted By jimmyw
budisports.com reviews- prices seem to good to be true

Hi,

I was wondering if anyone has had any experience ordering from budisports.com. When
I do a Google product search for triathlon bikes, it seems to come up on the list. There prices seem...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 08-21-11, 07:49 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,741
Posted By jimmyw
carbon fiber failure- How durable is carbon fiber over bumps?

I've had a Quintana Roo cd01 for just over a year now and have been impressed with carbon fiber performance thus far. My only question is about the durability and likelihood of failure. I ask this...
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