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    I have a full size traveling case that looks like...

    I have a full size traveling case that looks like a LARGE Sampson suitcase with beefy locking clasps. The wheels pack in the foam lined lid. All you do is remove the seat post, and turn the handle...
  2. Camilo has it perfectly right!!!! Couldn't have...

    Camilo has it perfectly right!!!! Couldn't have said it better.

    I have both, a Triple road bike and a Compact triathlon bike. For general riding the Triple is MUCH better. Smoother shifts, fewer...
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    My wife and I have been married 44 years. I rode...

    My wife and I have been married 44 years. I rode my single road bike a lot and she only road her's occasionally. A number of years ago she started hinting that " wouldn't it be nice to get a tandem"....
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    Like other posters have said, you have lot's of...

    Like other posters have said, you have lot's of choices. Riding from Albany up into the Adirondacks can be quite challenging. Some pretty rugged hills and long distances between accommodations.
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    That's why yesterday's ride was Heaven out and...

    That's why yesterday's ride was Heaven out and Hell back!
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    I've got a Specialized Roubaix triple with...

    I've got a Specialized Roubaix triple with 28-38-50 chain rings and a 11-32 rear cassette. Even with that combination I would REALLY struggle getting up Mt. Washington! I'd probably want a 12-36 rear...
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    Yup, love my triple, Specialized Roubaix...

    Yup, love my triple, Specialized Roubaix 28-48-50, with a 11-32 cassette! Makes for great comfortable cruising here in hilly Central New York.
  8. This week I picked up the new Cateye Padrone For...

    This week I picked up the new Cateye Padrone For our new tandem. It's basic and has wireless pickup. The best part is that it has a very large computer face with BIG numbers. Makes it much easier to...
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    I'm the same as some of the other posters. If my...

    I'm the same as some of the other posters. If my wife and I want quality cycling time together we hope on our tandem! I know I work much harder on the tandem than on my single road bike.
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    You could do it!! I try to do one of my triathlon...

    You could do it!! I try to do one of my triathlon disciplines every day. I either run, bike or swim and in the wintertime here in the North East I substitute biking for skiing with a few indoor...
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    Three phases when loosing weight. Comments...

    Three phases when loosing weight.

    Comments from you friends:

    phase 1: Wow, I see you've lost some weight!

    phase 2: Wow, you sure look skinny, how do you do it!

    phase 3: They give me a...
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    Thanks Al, read it last night. Fun read!!

    Thanks Al, read it last night. Fun read!!
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    I've got the Cardo BK-1, bluetooth intercom...

    I've got the Cardo BK-1, bluetooth intercom system for my tandem bike. It can be synced with a iphone or android phone. When the phone rings, all you have to do is speak and the phone will pick up....
  14. I was looking for some low gearing for my...

    I was looking for some low gearing for my Co-Motion Java with Shimano Ultegra groupset which came originally with 52-42-30 and a 11-26 rear cassette. Final solution was a 12-32 rear cassette and TA...
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    I've got the Bell Sweep. Very comfortable and...

    I've got the Bell Sweep. Very comfortable and cool with the adjustable sizing wheel. Payed much less then the Amazon price.
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    Hi Al, I co wrote a text book back in the...

    Hi Al,

    I co wrote a text book back in the late 90's. It took over two years to complete and hundreds of hours per author. By the time the publishing house sucked out its' costs, fees and profit,...
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    Me too!! That's why the wife carries the check...

    Me too!! That's why the wife carries the check book.
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    We were there on Saturday. Drove 5 hours, down...

    We were there on Saturday. Drove 5 hours, down from snowy Syracuse, NY. It was a great day and got to ride a few bikes since it was a warm 68 degree afternoon.

    Headed for home after placing an...
  19. I say, if you have a good fitting road bike stick...

    I say, if you have a good fitting road bike stick with it for a while. Start by picking the low hanging fruit. What I mean is that you will get the most bang for your buck by changing the aerodynamic...
  20. Thread: Bibs Or Shorts?

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    63 yo, 5'8" at 138 lb. Used to wear only shorts....

    63 yo, 5'8" at 138 lb. Used to wear only shorts. But now I only wear bibs for cycling. Much more comfortable and I don't have to worry when my jersey rides up my back. I've got three different brands...
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    Good luck and enjoy!!!!

    Good luck and enjoy!!!!
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    4 bikes Trek steel road bike Specialized...

    4 bikes

    Trek steel road bike
    Specialized Roubaix road bike
    Quntara Roo Triathlon bike
    Co-Motion Java tandem

    60/40% use between the Specialized Roubaix and the Triathlon bike.
    For casual...
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    If you are switching back and fourth between...

    If you are switching back and fourth between trainer and bike, I don't think flat spotting will be a issue. When it becomes a problem is as in my case, I leave my road bike on the trainer from...
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    Yes, I've got a "sufferfest room"!! Last year I...

    Yes, I've got a "sufferfest room"!! Last year I picked up a Cycleops fluid 2 trainer after my OLD magnetic trainer died from neglect. There is no comparison between the two. The resistance from the...
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    For a relatively healthy athlete working hard,...

    For a relatively healthy athlete working hard, their body and muscles have about 2 hours worth of stored glycogen. Before you reach that "empty tank" point you need to being replenishing the glycogen...
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