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    You do realize in a complete vacuum that both...

    You do realize in a complete vacuum that both will hit the ground at the same time? The difference in falling rates is the feather has more air resistance.

    But, I have out coasted featherweight...
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    I bought a lot of stuff the last couple of months...

    I bought a lot of stuff the last couple of months but haven't listed them yet:

    Components:
    Ultegra 6700 12-25 cassette
    Ultegra 6700 brakeset, silver (deal off of local craigslist)
    3T Aero Bar...
  3. I realize that but if you are paying $150 to get...

    I realize that but if you are paying $150 to get the chainrings you want and will never use the 50/34 than it is still a waste of money (there most likley won't be enough of a secondary market to...
  4. Buy it right or buy it twice. If you don't need...

    Buy it right or buy it twice. If you don't need it now just wait until you can buy the one you want. I've learned that lesson every now and then. For the most part I know better but sometimes end...
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    Look for a clearance entry level aluminum tri...

    Look for a clearance entry level aluminum tri bike if you are looking for new at a bike shop. Otherwise, $1500 on the used bike market can get you a decent carbon tri bike if you can find one in...
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    Sticky: Have: -Profile Design Aerolite Clip-On Aero...

    Have:

    -Profile Design Aerolite Clip-On Aero Bars (Fully Adjustable length, pad width and some pad height settings) with recently replaced arm rest pads; currently has the shims for 26mm bars on...
  7. That was a very good read and glad you had a...

    That was a very good read and glad you had a great experience. Kudos to you on the swim time as you are 30 years my senior and I think at my swimming pace currently I'd be happy to finish a 1.5k...
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    I picked up a couple of new saddles for the road...

    I picked up a couple of new saddles for the road and Tri bikes.

    For the road got an ISM Adamo Prologue and the for the Tri got a ISM Adamo Time Trial.

    Also received a Bontrager Aero Bottle...
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    I have a bunch of old cotton undershirts that I...

    I have a bunch of old cotton undershirts that I have a stockpile of to clean up stuff like chains/cassettes and the occasional spill in the garage (they used to have 4 normal openings to start with...
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    Looking in my garage this weekend as I was...

    Looking in my garage this weekend as I was setting up my newest bike to go for a first extended ride it dawned on my this....I've purchased 5 bikes in the past 2 years. It is getting crowded in my...
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    Sticky: Picked this up a few days ago. New 2012 Felt B12...

    Picked this up a few days ago. New 2012 Felt B12 (clearance from local bike shop).

    http://i.imgur.com/FpgZvuih.jpg

    New Ultegra 6700 cassette is on order but not received yet but these wheels...
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    Tri Bike Accessories

    I finally pick up a dedicated TT/Tri Bike, a 2012 Felt B12 on clearance from the local bike shop. I preferred this over the 2013 because of the derailleurs, color (didn't like the white for 2013)...
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    I don't even want to add up the total this year...

    I don't even want to add up the total this year alone. It is really high as I just bought a brand new clearance model Felt Tri Bike yesterday which was just under $2500 out the door (including...
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    http://i.imgur.com/FpgZvuih.jpg

    http://i.imgur.com/FpgZvuih.jpg
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    Spending way too much lately: - Cassettes -...

    Spending way too much lately:

    - Cassettes - Ultegra 6700 11-28 and Tiagra 4600 11-25 (for a indoor trainer/backup duty wheelset)
    - Spin Doctor Wheel Truing Stand
    - Spoke Wrenches (Spokey Red &...
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    I've done a few Tri's already and swimming is...

    I've done a few Tri's already and swimming is still the part I am weakest at IMO. But I am trying to get to the podium in the next few years (hopefully) and can freestyle it the whole way but am...
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    Wow, that is one part that scares me about Tri's...

    Wow, that is one part that scares me about Tri's is getting kicked by a breast stroker and losing my googles or worse. It is a serious stroke of bad luck to had a hand broken by that though. I...
  18. If we are strictly talking around the $5k budget...

    If we are strictly talking around the $5k budget then I'd get one of these:

    337915

    If budget was unlimited (crossing fingers I win the lottery) then I'd go a few steps up to this:

    337916
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    I picked up a set of these for almost half off a...

    I picked up a set of these for almost half off a retail off of craigslist. Gotta love the impulse purchases of the college student who works at a bike shop that realizes that he should've used that...
  20. Oxy-Clean helps but if it won't come out with...

    Oxy-Clean helps but if it won't come out with that then it isn't ever coming out. I have a shirt from a race I did that is mostly white which I decided to keep wearing after a run (just a nice...
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    I like this thread. My first bike I don't...

    I like this thread.

    My first bike I don't really remember what it was, just some cheap single speed department store bike and for some reason I don't know why is that I only have two memories of...
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    I've been on a spending spree recently since the...

    I've been on a spending spree recently since the future wife is out of town.

    Bought the following this week: Cycle Ops Training Block, Training Skewer, 2 low profile Cadence Magnets that sit in...
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    Got myself a Cycle Ops Fluid 2 Trainer (1st Gen...

    Got myself a Cycle Ops Fluid 2 Trainer (1st Gen version) off of Craigslist for an awesome price (the people who were selling didn't realize how much more they could've sold it). A woman was in...
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    I tried out a Tuesday night Time Trial in my area...

    I tried out a Tuesday night Time Trial in my area for the first time and it was the last race of the season. This is a 11 mile course total out and back (at the halfway point of 5.5 miles you turn...
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