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    Sticky: Name: Ryan Age: 34 Clyde/Athena: Clyde # of...

    Name: Ryan
    Age: 34
    Clyde/Athena: Clyde
    # of Triathlons completed: 0
    Longest race: None yet
    Next Race: None yet but signed up for a Beginner camp at end of Feb.
    One piece of advice for fellow...
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    I have a lot more respect for people who actually...

    I have a lot more respect for people who actually do things, even if they come in last, than for people who say they could, but don't.
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    I notice a pretty big difference between riding...

    I notice a pretty big difference between riding into a head wind and riding in no wind. Even keeping the same HR, my legs are more tired from riding into the wind. I can't get to a speed where I feel...
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    Maybe I was misunderstood or just not clear. I...

    Maybe I was misunderstood or just not clear. I wasn't trying to say that riding into the wind is the same as riding in mountains. Maybe I should have asked if there was a way to ride into the wind to...
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    Wind (fake hills)

    I have a strange question. First, I live in Florida so I don't have any mountains to climb. The closest thing to a hill is an overpass that is about a mile from my home. So, what I've been doing is...
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    What kind of bike and what kind/brand of brakes?

    What kind of bike and what kind/brand of brakes?
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    I use a no-name one and it works well. I can tell...

    I use a no-name one and it works well. I can tell somewhat how much water is left by how heavy it is. I just rock your torso from side to side and I can get an idea.

    I'm not affiliated, but...
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    I'm 5'11 and down to 225 pounds. I started at 240...

    I'm 5'11 and down to 225 pounds. I started at 240 in July. The only problem with LeMond is that the cheapest one that the shop has (or will carry) is the Alpe d'Huez which is about $300 to $500 out...
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    Thanks for all of the info. I think I want...

    Thanks for all of the info.

    I think I want faster and more comfortable if I can get both. (I know, I want it all :) ). I thought about replacing parts on my current bike, but I feel like that...
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    Bike advice needed

    Hi all,

    I have a couple of questions that I need some input on.

    First, I have been back into riding again since July on a Trek 7.5 FX. It's a nice bike and OK to ride, but after riding more...
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