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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
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    Here's a good link for wetsuit repair:...

    Here's a good link for wetsuit repair:
    http://www.nineteenwetsuits.com/user_wetsuitrepair.html
  4. 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...
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    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
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
  9. Thread: A TT bike??

    by saxman007
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    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...
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    Thanks!!

    Thanks!!
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    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. ...
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    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...
  13. 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. ...
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    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...
  15. Thread: Oh why? WHY?

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    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...
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    Poll: 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 --...
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    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...
  18. 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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    +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...
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    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:...
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    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...
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    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...
  25. Thread: Felt B2R-TTR

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    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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