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    Thanks guys for all your help! I will look into...

    Thanks guys for all your help! I will look into the spd's, egg-beaters, and time atac's. I think I like the time atacs or egg beater idea the best but I am not sold 100% yet. I'll check at the LBS...
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    I kind of like to think my bike is a little bit...

    I kind of like to think my bike is a little bit of a gem. My wife's bike is newer by at least 8 years but the components aren't as good as mine and the bike is heavier than mine. Although her front...
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    Ok than. Egg beaters and inexpensive MTV shoes...

    Ok than. Egg beaters and inexpensive MTV shoes are the way to go. Thanks guys!
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    Ok I'll try the kool-aid pads. I doubt it will...

    Ok I'll try the kool-aid pads. I doubt it will give much more space but it's worth a shot. My next bike will definitely be disc and I will have no problems.
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    I tried fiddling with the brake pad spacing but...

    I tried fiddling with the brake pad spacing but there is no difference. The brake pads can only go the same distance before hitting the fork which doesn't make enough room to squeeze the tire out...
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    I'll try messing with the spacers see if I can't...

    I'll try messing with the spacers see if I can't come up with a solution to that problem at least.

    The bike is a 19" frame and I need a 17"-18" frame. I can stand over the bike on flat ground...
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    Andy thanks for your reply. I think CB egg...

    Andy thanks for your reply. I think CB egg beaters or candy will be the way I go. Now as far as shoes go, in the past I haven't been picky but running shoes and cycling shoes are different beasts...
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    It is that exact same fork. I actually measured...

    It is that exact same fork. I actually measured the posts and they are 3.25" same as my wife's bike which operates just fine. So since that wasn't the problem I then found that its the actual brake...
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    I agree with you Daspydyr. To reiterate my...

    I agree with you Daspydyr.

    To reiterate my long post above I need/want to either upgrade my existing mountain bike or get a new one. The old one is a size to big for me and the fork/shock is...
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    Pedals and Shoes

    What pedals and shoes do you use for cyclocross and why? I want to get some new pedals and shoes that I will use for both MTB and Cyclocross. I was thinking of eggbeaters but I read a thread on...
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    Pedals? Frame? Shock?

    I need/want to either upgrade my existing mountain bike or get a new one. The bike in question is a 1998 Stumpjumper M2 Pro hard tail. The Stumpy is a size to big for me and the fork/shock is too...
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    Drafting a Tri-Bike vs a Road Bike

    Hi I was having a discussion with a friend and I was wondering if anyone has any knowledge of the difference in drag between drafting behind a TT style bicycle and a typical road bicycle while on a...
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    Is there anything as economical but lighter? I...

    Is there anything as economical but lighter? I don't want to increase the cost and am looking for used parts but really know nothing about wheels. I am looking at SRAM Rival used parts for my...
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    Shimano R500 wheels

    Are shimano R500 wheels ok for cross racing? If not is there something else in that price range? Now that I have the bike I want I want to get the frame and build it up piece by piece for as little...
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    Does anyone know when the TV spot is and what...

    Does anyone know when the TV spot is and what channel? I heard it might switch this year, like ESPN might of bought the television rights or something but not sure so I am asking.
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    If you read thru the forum's on people trying to...

    If you read thru the forum's on people trying to decide on a road bike or a triathlon specific bike you will find that having a triathlon bike will only give you a slight advantage on shorter races. ...
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    I have a cervelo p2 that I got for around 1900 at...

    I have a cervelo p2 that I got for around 1900 at year end close out. If you are in the market now stores might drop their prices especially for triathlon bikes. My cervelo was the 2011 version...
  19. I went to the Kona LBS today but they only have...

    I went to the Kona LBS today but they only have the Kona Jake in stock and it was pretty heavy. I'd compare it to a cross rip or tricross. I think that the jake the snake is the same frame too but...
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    I'd suggest going to the local bike shop and...

    I'd suggest going to the local bike shop and seeing each bicycle. From what you describe I think you might be better suited by saving a little more money for a more expensive bike and getting a trek...
  21. I went to a few of the LBS yesterday and decided...

    I went to a few of the LBS yesterday and decided that what I would use it most for is commuting and cyclocross. The adventure/light touring would most likely be a 1 time thing but if I wanted to do...
  22. Maybe workhorse was a incorrect term to use. I...

    Maybe workhorse was a incorrect term to use. I use my trek now for all of the stuff listed above and if it I could fit knobby tires I would cross race it and take to it to the Mt. Bike trails too,...
  23. Need a Workhorse Bike that is also a nimble cross racer on the weekends

    Well I finally got approval from the wife to get a cyclocross bike!! She had picked out a few different models for me to choose from but they are HEAVY and for me to get a more expensive/lighter...
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    Thanks for the reply Oldobobcat. So...

    Thanks for the reply Oldobobcat.

    So basically like I found yesterday I will have to get a shorter BB and a Double specific front derailleur. I will have to debate if I want to go further on...
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    I second thehammerdog. My first Duathlon I...

    I second thehammerdog.

    My first Duathlon I didn't own clip less pedals and I did just fine. I depends on many factors and they are all really up to you. Money, Competiveness, Distance etc... If...
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