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Forum: Triathlon 09-28-15, 12:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,398
Posted By gazelle5333
You should really change your definition of...

You should really change your definition of slow...8:00 miles are nothing to scoff at right off the couch. I'm training for a multiday running event in January (if you've never heard of Disney's...
Forum: Triathlon 04-21-15, 08:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,059
Posted By gazelle5333
saw one guy rig his behind the seat setup to do...

saw one guy rig his behind the seat setup to do the same thing. Just ran a tube under the top tube and up through the aerobars
Forum: Triathlon 03-19-15, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,262
Posted By gazelle5333
Will a Tri bike REALLY matter?

I just moved to Florida where there are 0 hills compared to Massachusetts. I looked at some of the duathalon times for a few races held in my are and to be honest, they are pathetic. Averaging an 8...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-12-15, 10:26 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,252
Posted By gazelle5333
Bike store is the way to go IMO. Craigslist you...

Bike store is the way to go IMO. Craigslist you dont know what you are getting, and most(if not all) bike stores will do a free basic fit to prevent injury with a purchase. If you buy a lot, in my...
Forum: Triathlon 02-09-15, 02:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 945
Posted By gazelle5333
I would say not right away. While a basic kids...

I would say not right away. While a basic kids mountain bike isnt ideal, they can get away with it. Having to mess with shoes off and on, if not practiced enough can take time away from the overall...
Forum: Triathlon 02-08-15, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 999
Posted By gazelle5333
i use PD Jammer GT's About $100 in any store...

i use PD Jammer GT's

About $100 in any store that sells triathlon stuff, probably cheaper online somewhere.

Reach isn't going to matter since the adjustment window on any that can be adjusted...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-27-14, 08:18 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,079
Posted By gazelle5333
Looking Orlando/Tampa area...nothing set in stone...

Looking Orlando/Tampa area...nothing set in stone yet. It's really gonna depend on where i get a job, but that's the general area
Forum: Road Cycling 01-02-14, 06:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,079
Posted By gazelle5333
Just starting to log miles...had a huge slump...

Just starting to log miles...had a huge slump this year due to strange work schedule, bad weather, and not much motivation. Hopefully a change of scenery and relocating to Florida(hopefully soon)...
Forum: Triathlon 03-29-13, 07:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,063
Posted By gazelle5333
I wouldn't suggest it...if you're going with a...

I wouldn't suggest it...if you're going with a road bike, look for shorty bars that can clip onto your bars. Going for a full cockpit is NOT a good idea in my opinion. The angles are all wrong. ...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-31-13, 07:08 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,786
Posted By gazelle5333
OP...Right now is a very good time to be looking....

OP...Right now is a very good time to be looking. There should be a few 2012 models that a LBS is trying to unload. Look around and I'm sure you'll find something on sale...I know my LBS has a...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-21-13, 08:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,341
Posted By gazelle5333
get a small $10 prepaid phone from walmart.

get a small $10 prepaid phone from walmart.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-06-13, 05:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,636
Posted By gazelle5333
+1 for the Tifosi

+1 for the Tifosi
Forum: Road Cycling 11-30-12, 06:53 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 10,448
Posted By gazelle5333
That looks like a much bigger issue than just...

That looks like a much bigger issue than just paint to me...those white stripes appear IMO to be the carbon frame being affected. I'd demand a new frame and if they don't agree, get a refund and go...
Forum: Road Cycling 11-28-12, 07:52 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,447
Posted By gazelle5333
Don't know if it's been mentioned but Cervelo is...

Don't know if it's been mentioned but Cervelo is dedicated to the road...they started as a road bike/TT company and have stayed there. They put all their effort into making the lightest, fastest...
Forum: Triathlon 11-25-12, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By gazelle5333
Very interested to see what you come up...

Very interested to see what you come up with...been thinking about this myself for a while and I've yet to find a way to have both. Best I can come up with is some sort of stiff insert that can be...
Forum: Triathlon 11-10-12, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,273
Posted By gazelle5333
You talking fully stock or are you looking for...

You talking fully stock or are you looking for any combination of stock/add-ons? Cheaper end frame($2-3000) with aero wheels might be better than a $4000 stock bike to some...many more options and...
Forum: Triathlon 09-15-12, 08:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 781
Posted By gazelle5333
EH...just sounds like someones trying to boost...

EH...just sounds like someones trying to boost their confidence. All depends on background, training, route, etc. Any pure cyclist can avg 20 mph for 30 miles on a flat road no issues. In the same...
Forum: Road Cycling 09-15-12, 08:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,940
Posted By gazelle5333
I have PD Jammer GT's on my bike. Good choice at...

I have PD Jammer GT's on my bike. Good choice at a cheap $100 price point, though I don't know how much they weigh. NO issues with them. AND customer service is great...hit a patch of sand a...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-26-12, 06:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 387
Posted By gazelle5333
was going to be my choice til a NOS 2009 Tarmac...

was going to be my choice til a NOS 2009 Tarmac Expert was pretty much handed to my by one of the guys that runs my LBS. Only paid $2000 for that so it was a no brainer for me, but had that...
Forum: Road Cycling 04-18-12, 04:46 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 10,611
Posted By gazelle5333
Profile Design Jammer GTs..elbow pads are...

Profile Design Jammer GTs..elbow pads are independently attached to the bar. Find them very easily customizable to the position I want
Forum: Road Cycling 04-14-12, 08:22 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 10,611
Posted By gazelle5333
Forgive me if it's been said already (I didn't...

Forgive me if it's been said already (I didn't read all 9 pages of the thread) but that accident was waiting to happen. You should NEVER ride in a paceline in the aerobars, unless you are in the...
Forum: Road Cycling 03-04-12, 08:16 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 12,439
Posted By gazelle5333
lesson learned I hope...NEVER mail out for a bike...

lesson learned I hope...NEVER mail out for a bike and then complain. Such flaws shouldn't happen but they do. Have it sent to the LBS and inspect it there, then decide it's acceptable to buy or not.
Forum: Triathlon 01-16-12, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,151
Posted By gazelle5333
The effort, not to mention $, required to get...

The effort, not to mention $, required to get that to happen is not worth the investment. He'd have to change out stem, put in a setback seat tube, have some serious spacers under the stem, among...
Forum: Triathlon 01-07-12, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,151
Posted By gazelle5333
Oh come on...not this argument again... If...

Oh come on...not this argument again...

If fitted properly, it can be just as comfortable as a road bike. IF they were uncomfortable, do you think the pros would be riding them 100+ miles in...
Forum: Road Cycling 01-07-12, 10:54 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 7,870
Posted By gazelle5333
I read most of this and looked at the article and...

I read most of this and looked at the article and I have to agree with specialized on this one i think...I'm all for the little guy but that bike looks almost identicle to Specialized's cyclocross...
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