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    Most of my training partners were there. Several...

    Most of my training partners were there. Several race, others volunteered. I wanted to go to volunteer as that gets you a certain entry, but the timing didn't work. I and a few others sat home in...
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    Statins are a grossly over proscribed big pharma...

    Statins are a grossly over proscribed big pharma boondoggle. I was on them due to "hi cholesterol" (just over 200) but the problems it caused was not worth it. So I started to look for...
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    My (new to me) ride!

    So a buddy of mine is selling his 2011 Cervelo P2, 54 CM. At 5'11" the Competitive Cyclist fit calculator puts me in to 56, cm but this fit like a glove. It was smooth, responsive, and light. It...
  4. How to avoid over-training HRV measurements and Maffetone Training

    My cardiologist told me I'm over-training, despite the fact that overall I feel great and have plenty of energy. The symptom is some chest "tightness" or a feeling similar to a mild panic attack...
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    I think the days of the low fat/cholesterol myth...

    I think the days of the low fat/cholesterol myth are coming to an end. It takes a long time for the stodgy medical community to change, but change it will. Statins have a place, but probably 1/10...
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    Cut out carbs! I lost 10 lbs when I started...

    Cut out carbs! I lost 10 lbs when I started riding in '09 after about 8 months. But I got stuck at 175 with a belly (36") for 3 yrs. Then last year I went on a LCHF diet, and lost my belly and now...
  7. We don't often see such sage advice! LOL!!

    We don't often see such sage advice!

    LOL!!
  8. Thread: Swimming

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    Smokin you were smokin! Barring any snafus, you...

    Smokin you were smokin! Barring any snafus, you usually perform better in the event compared to practice events.

    Regarding swim technique, check out www.swimsmooth.com They have a great...
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    MXL, thanks for the leads. The first group is a...

    MXL, thanks for the leads. The first group is a bit out of my class, and the other, while perfect, is a bit late in the day. I hope to be back by 9. But the suggested bike routes sound great. ...
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    Riding in the St Augustine area?

    I'll be staying in St Augustine on the weekend of Dec 13-15. I would like to do a Club Ride (B or B+) early on Saturday or Sunday morning.
    Is there any clubs in the area?
    If not, can anyone...
  11. Coral Springs Parkland Express Cycling Club Broward County South Florida

    If you are looking for a Club Ride while in the area, come ride with us!
    Check the website for current ride days and times.
    Www.CSPExpress.com
    Or like us on Facebook ...
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    Dredging up an old post for an update. It's...

    Dredging up an old post for an update.


    It's now 2.5 years later, and I'll confess that subsequent to this post I eventually stopped swimming for about a year. Looking back, gregf was right, I...
  13. :thumb: Great advice!

    :thumb:
    Great advice!
  14. Very nice! Thank you!

    Very nice! Thank you!
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    Deacon, first let me confess that I'm not expert...

    Deacon, first let me confess that I'm not expert so all I have to offer is MHO, for what that's worth.


    I took up cycling at 61 and do between 6 - 8k mi a year for the past 4 years. Last year...
  16. Thread: HRV anyone?

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    HRV anyone?

    I got the bioforce HRV two weeks ago, at the end of my first year of triathlon training. I had a great season, completing 6 races (3 sprints, 2 international, and a half Ironman.) I had podium...
  17. Thread: FUJI Aloha 1.0

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    FUJI Aloha 1.0

    I have an FUJI Aloha 1.0 (2009) 58 CM willing to trade for a 54 or 56 cm frame in good condition. I bought this frame in 2012 on a NASHBAR close out and built it up to a great Tri bike but at 5'11"...
  18. Root, my guess is that you don't have a road...

    Root, my guess is that you don't have a road bike. Road bike have a quick release lever as opposed to the system used on MTB and most cyclocross bikes. A quick flip of the lever opens and closes...
  19. Hate flats? Have trouble changing them? Watch this!

    So you think you have troubles, eh? We all hate flats. So check out this


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWCDEAYn8rQ&feature=youtu.be

    Hector Picard is a South Florida cyclist, triathlete,...
  20. Hate flats? Have trouble changing them? Watch this!

    So you think you have troubles, eh? We all hate flats. So check out this


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWCDEAYn8rQ&feature=youtu.be

    Hector Picard is a South Florida cyclist, triathlete,...
  21. HIIT has it's place, but a lot depends on your...

    HIIT has it's place, but a lot depends on your objective. IF you are into competitive cycling, perhaps it is appropriate. But if you are just a weekend warrior looking to improve your ability to...
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    Ridin' See if there is a Master's swim group...

    Ridin'
    See if there is a Master's swim group that welcomes NOOBS and go. Pay money and COMMIT to regular 2, 3 or 4 hrs x per week swimming with a group under a coach. Next best is go get a good...
  23. Going from a road bike to a tri bike will make a...

    Going from a road bike to a tri bike will make a significant difference (5 - 10 %) ASSUMING proper geometry, fit, and equal wheels and crank bearings, and that you STAY in the aero position. It also...
  24. I found both swimming and running hard at first. ...

    I found both swimming and running hard at first. I couldn't run 100 yds or swim 25 a year ago. But I just kept at it. I really focused on swimming, figuring if I fail at running I can always walk....
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    Doug, I hear you, but don't let the swim scare...

    Doug, I hear you, but don't let the swim scare you. I sounds like you could be quite competitive if you would just try, er, Tri.

    Check around and see of there is a Masters swim class that will...
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