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  1. A few years back, I was in my own world and...

    A few years back, I was in my own world and peddling across a reservoir dam. The sound of a Harley behind me got louder and louder but they didn't pass me. All of a sudden the Harley pulled up next...
  2. Thread: new road bike?

    by Ludkeh
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    I would suggest a Specialized Roubaix SL4 with...

    I would suggest a Specialized Roubaix SL4 with Shimanlo 105 group set for a good all around road bike. I've got the Roubaix elite when they were still offering the Shimano 105 Triple set up. It's a...
  3. Thread: Aero Helmets

    by Ludkeh
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    The responses have been fun to read!! For normal...

    The responses have been fun to read!! For normal training and riding I wear a regular Bell helmet. But, on race day for my Triathlons I wear one of...
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    I see that your 60 years old. How athletic have...

    I see that your 60 years old. How athletic have you been for most of your life? Because, creating muscle mass as a senior cyclist is a SLOW process. There's a big difference between a 50 yo and a 60...
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    Happy couple out on their new DaVinci...

    Happy couple out on their new DaVinci In-2-ition!388853
  6. Assos S5 bibs are my go to cycling pants!!! Love...

    Assos S5 bibs are my go to cycling pants!!! Love them!
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    Well, we can relate to your situation! Have a...

    Well, we can relate to your situation! Have a Co-Motion Java which we've enjoyed, but my wife would begin to suffer after about 15+ miles. Added a Control Tech adjustable stoker stem which helped...
  8. I've got Shimano Ultegra on my two road bikes...

    I've got Shimano Ultegra on my two road bikes everything works fine. I just got a new Tandem with Campy Athena group. Other than having to remember to use my thumbs :) they shift very smoothly. The...
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    It's probably the Helium in his tires!! :) Lets...

    It's probably the Helium in his tires!! :) Lets him float along!

    My Specialized Roubaix road bike and my Quintana Roo Triathlon bike both weigh within a few ounces of each other. Except for very...
  10. Just a observation, but when we're on our tandem,...

    Just a observation, but when we're on our tandem, motorists are much more friendly. We routinely get lots of smiles, thumbs ups and we're usually given a wide berth by passing cars. Almost every ride...
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  12. I usually apply some hot melt glue onto, above...

    I usually apply some hot melt glue onto, above and below the magnet. It prevents the threads from backing off and also keeps it from sliding down the spoke. I've never had one loosen up. Another...
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    We were down at Tandems East this past Saturday...

    We were down at Tandems East this past Saturday and picked up our new daVinci In-2-Ition Tandem from Mel. The bike is beautiful and the workmanship is flawless! Was a great day!

    You'll have a...
  14. Wow, I don't know where to begin but will mention...

    Wow, I don't know where to begin but will mention just a few! Triathlons can be challenging and require a multitude of skills not just fitness. Please spend the time to REALLY learn how to ride a...
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    Last year, we'd ride our tandem on weekends and...

    Last year, we'd ride our tandem on weekends and than I would switch to my Triathlon bike during the week to train for upcoming events. Thus limited tandem miles.

    This year, we decided to ride the...
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    After 35 years working for the same employer they...

    After 35 years working for the same employer they gave me my FREEDOM!!!! That was 8 years ago and loving retirement. No regrets.
  17. You seem to discount the large jump from 30T...

    You seem to discount the large jump from 30T granny to 48T big ring as being a problem. But, I think that's your problem. The 18 tooth jump is asking a lot from your setup.

    I tried to do...
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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...
  19. 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.
  25. 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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