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    I have been riding for about 18 months and have...

    I have been riding for about 18 months and have found by and large the cycling community tends to be full of snobs and smart a''''''s.. I ride alone most of the time because when I first got into...
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    I also had a bucket tear in the medial part in my...

    I also had a bucket tear in the medial part in my knee repaired in early May.. I was riding 7-8 miles in 7 days and completed a century in July. As stated in this thread on several occasions, what...
  3. I way 200lbs and I have a set of Rolf's and...

    I way 200lbs and I have a set of Rolf's and Mavics. I think you will be pleased with either wheel set.
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    Try finding biking gear for a 19 1/2 inch neck,...

    Try finding biking gear for a 19 1/2 inch neck, 50 inch chest and a 32 inch waist. I buy loose fit jeans and sometimes they fit right. I wear a lot of under armour compression shirts for jerseys.
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    Good question, give it shot and post your...

    Good question, give it shot and post your results. Make sure you take a picture it may also answer the dork part of the question. :lol:
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    Weight training is all about resistance. You are...

    Weight training is all about resistance. You are getting plenty of reps when you ride. It is all about fast twitch and slow twitch muscle fibers. You want to train both. Stick with the weight and...
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    Thank you sir, I have found a guy who will make...

    Thank you sir, I have found a guy who will make me a disk cover for $70.00 and customize it.. I do believe the sum of the parts will give the best outcome. I also know most of the work lies with the...
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    Pushing through with your heels is where your...

    Pushing through with your heels is where your power lies when doing squats or leg press. I moved my cleats down on my shoes and noticed a big difference in power on the downward stroke. Proper...
  9. Thread: Time Trials

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    Kind of interesting, I have been into cycling for...

    Kind of interesting, I have been into cycling for about 18 months and logged almost 12,000 miles and completed an English century and absolutely love it for competitive reasons and also for intrinsic...
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    Great post.. As a personal trainer you here very...

    Great post.. As a personal trainer you here very little about the hamstrings which tie into the glutes. I found positioning on a tri-bike forces the glutes and hamstring to become a bigger part of...
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    Teaching in a research based field, I am aware of...

    Teaching in a research based field, I am aware of the placebo affect and it is a possibility. I also know there is some research that suggests that aero helmets can reduce wind drag 13%.. I do know,...
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    I appreciate the input. I have about eight months...

    I appreciate the input. I have about eight months and I think I can get it up to 24 mph for 10 - 12 miles with hard training and I have heard mixed thoughts about the discs.
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    Always trying to compete

    Not a Pro by any means but there are plenty of time trials in which 25 -27 miles an hour do well and place when the course is not flat. You are right in one thing, I love to ride and I love to...
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    I have Kestrel KM40 Airfoil with dura ace 9 speed...

    I have Kestrel KM40 Airfoil with dura ace 9 speed drive train. Possibly some HED covers. Seen a set on Craigs List for 100 a piece. The lay of the land was kind of mixed. No real big hills. I have...
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    Time Trials

    I plan on competing in Time Trials in the spring and I have built my TT bike and have been contemplating using disks but not sure if it would be worth the investment. I know they may add an extra...
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    Time Trials

    I plan on competing in Time Trials in the spring and I have built my TT bike and have been contemplating using disks but not sure if it would be worth the investment. I said that about the areo...
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