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Forum: Triathlon 10-17-08, 05:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 565
Posted By rplong
I would go with the triathlon swim class, it...

I would go with the triathlon swim class, it probably it teaches sighting and freestyle technique. I bet the adult swim classes are a bit more generic. talk to the instructor to find out. having...
Forum: Triathlon 10-17-08, 05:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By rplong
if you are rocking back and forth on the saddle,...

if you are rocking back and forth on the saddle, your seat post might be too high? post a pic or a video better yet
Forum: Triathlon 10-17-08, 05:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 608
Posted By rplong
Like flatmaster says, TECHNIQUE TECHNIQUE...

Like flatmaster says, TECHNIQUE TECHNIQUE TECHNIQUE, technique will get you further faster than more yards/meters in the pool, get someone to watch you, tri out some DVDs, do drills.
Forum: Triathlon 10-17-08, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 717
Posted By rplong
all3sports.com tribuys.com sunrisecyclery.com...

all3sports.com
tribuys.com
sunrisecyclery.com
r&acycles.com
Forum: Triathlon 10-14-08, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 902
Posted By rplong
nice job, keep at it. how do you like the one...

nice job, keep at it. how do you like the one piece so far?
Forum: Triathlon 10-14-08, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,096
Posted By rplong
the LBS is talking up the ordu because they have...

the LBS is talking up the ordu because they have them to sell. they fit differently. try them both out. or call a shop that carries the p3 and give them your measurements.
Forum: Triathlon 10-14-08, 07:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 465
Posted By rplong
start slow. If your knee still hurts use your...

start slow. If your knee still hurts use your bike and swimming more before trying a 5 run week. The first week just run 20-30 minutes at a time. Stay consistent 5 out of the 7 days in the week. ...
Forum: Triathlon 10-14-08, 07:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 810
Posted By rplong
they are both great magazines. However, like...

they are both great magazines. However, like runners world, it is usually the same stuff year to year. "83 ways to reduce your waistline" "42 workouts to increase your cycling speed/power/you name...
Forum: Triathlon 10-14-08, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 723
Posted By rplong
Like tasr says there are dbags everywhere, just...

Like tasr says there are dbags everywhere, just ignore the jerks at triathlons like you ignore the jerks in life. Welcome.
Forum: Triathlon 10-14-08, 07:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 964
Posted By rplong
buy online, most local shops are crap, learn how...

buy online, most local shops are crap, learn how to size yourself and work on your bike yourself. Don't rely on crappy service
Forum: Triathlon 12-08-07, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 616
Posted By rplong
I am going to say NO to it being ITB. Your IT...

I am going to say NO to it being ITB. Your IT band is on the outside of each knee. Probably more along the lines of what Cooker posted. Try some RICE, reduce mileage for a couple of weeks, break...
Forum: Triathlon 12-01-07, 02:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 637
Posted By rplong
What a doof. First of all, the ''big dogs'' just...

What a doof. First of all, the ''big dogs'' just swam, and still had a run coming. In most races, there is no drafting, so he wasn't really racing against them... more against himself. I'm going...
Forum: Triathlon 11-18-07, 06:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 666
Posted By rplong
It is winter, people tend to get sick during the...

It is winter, people tend to get sick during the winter. Just don't do it on a Friday or Monday.
Forum: Triathlon 10-24-07, 06:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,246
Posted By rplong
Fixie wouldn't be that big of a deal. I know a...

Fixie wouldn't be that big of a deal. I know a guy who does crits on single speeds, so anything is possible. Despite the obstacle of hills, single speed bikes are easier to ride because you don't...
Forum: Triathlon 10-21-07, 07:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 603
Posted By rplong
You are probably extending your arms out too far,...

You are probably extending your arms out too far, thus you are using your triceps to support your upper body. When you have aero bars on, you will roughly want your shoulder-elbow-forearm to form a...
Forum: Triathlon 09-15-07, 07:15 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,235
Posted By rplong
The point in which you have trained your body to...

The point in which you have trained your body to be able to compete against the best in the world is the point in which the equipment really matters has always been my point of view. Until then,...
Forum: Triathlon 09-13-07, 08:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 823
Posted By rplong
Ride it until your lungs and/or legs explode! I...

Ride it until your lungs and/or legs explode! I would suggest taking that pump off since there are some C02 on the back. Have fun, i have the p2sl as well, and love it
Forum: Triathlon 09-11-07, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 706
Posted By rplong
Did they have the 2 slow beeps and the long sharp...

Did they have the 2 slow beeps and the long sharp beep to start you off?
Forum: Triathlon 09-11-07, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 812
Posted By rplong
+Jammers (shorty bars) are the cheapest way to...

+Jammers (shorty bars) are the cheapest way to try out the aero position for beginning triathletes.
Forum: Triathlon 09-11-07, 06:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 631
Posted By rplong
How were the conditions, wind, temp, etc...

How were the conditions, wind, temp, etc...
Forum: Triathlon 09-11-07, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By rplong
No doubt about it.

No doubt about it.
Forum: Triathlon 09-11-07, 05:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 647
Posted By rplong
Here are a few plans leading up to races. ...

Here are a few plans leading up to races.

http://www.beginnertriathlete.com/cms/article-detail.asp?articleid=376

For base training, just try to remain consistent and keep the intensity low. I...
Forum: Triathlon 09-06-07, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 723
Posted By rplong
No.

No.
Forum: Triathlon 09-03-07, 08:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 767
Posted By rplong
Wow, that does stink! I disagree with people...

Wow, that does stink! I disagree with people saying it was all for a waste though. The wheels, bike, entry fee, medical costs, etc.... those were lessons and challenges just like a triathlon is. ...
Forum: Triathlon 08-29-07, 05:09 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 709
Posted By rplong
looks like the fork stem is bent... bottom right...

looks like the fork stem is bent... bottom right picture, probably because it does not have risers on it.... don't buy it.
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