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    Finish Line Teflon-Plus Dry Lube Squeeze Bottle. ...

    Finish Line Teflon-Plus Dry Lube Squeeze Bottle.
    They say: The industry's original "dry" bicycle lubricant.
    Price: 4oz at Performance $8.
    My review: I've used this with good results.

    DuPont...
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    Active.com fees are expensive!

    Anybody else bothered by their Ticketmaster monopoly pricing?

    I mean yeah I get it, it's capitalism and I don't fault anyone for making a profit, but 8%, 10%, 12% for pushing a few bits and...
  3. Y'all are shaming me into going for a ride. Here...

    Y'all are shaming me into going for a ride. Here in Atlanta we rarely get snow -- once or twice a winter, 1 to 3 inches, lasts for 1 to 2 days -- and low temps are in the 20's F for a few days, then...
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    To keep my feet warm: 1. regulate core body temp...

    To keep my feet warm: 1. regulate core body temp by wearing enough layers and then unzipping as needed, 2. wear a hat, helment liner down to 35F, balaclava below 35F, 3. wool socks in, toe covers...
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    Unless you're in the top 10% of your age group,...

    Unless you're in the top 10% of your age group, $10K + is too much for a tri bike. In my opinion, yes, you will look like a poser/tool/fred. Nothing I like more than passing $9000 bikes on my $2000...
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    +1 lol!

    +1 lol!
  7. Sticky: What chain rings do you have? 52/42? A possible...

    What chain rings do you have? 52/42? A possible upgrade, possibly inexpensive, possibly weight-saving, would be your crank. Look for a 53/39.

    Next buy a 54 to replace the 53, and train,...
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    +1 What's her name? Has anyone found anything...

    +1 What's her name? Has anyone found anything on her? Mr Skin?
  9. Sticky: Congratulations on discoverying road bike riding!...

    Congratulations on discoverying road bike riding! Perhaps you've done it by now, but you definitely need the bike adjusted by an expert at a local bike shop. They will "fit" the bike to you by...
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    1. You have a good high base level of fitness. ...

    1. You have a good high base level of fitness. "I feel really comfortable in every other open water swim" this is a good mantra to replay in your head. When the going gets tough, tell yourself...
  11. Ponte Vedra to Daytona, FL advice needed

    Next week I'm riding through Jax, to Ponte Vedra, then continuing to Daytona. I'm planning to take A1A.

    My previous experience of Florida in the summer is to expect brief, maybe intense,...
  12. Rocket7 shoes customer service non response

    I sent my Rocket7 shoes back to the company, with proper return authorization, in October. I had some correspondence with them in December clairifying the details of the repairs I wanted. I haven't...
  13. Speedplay cleats on Sidi Genius 5 shoes

    Are there any tricks or tips for mounting Speedplay cleats on Sidi Genius 5 shoes?

    I have Speedplays, and I'm about to buy Sidi Genius 5 shoes, and I want to know if this combination will be...
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    If you're concerned about tranisitions, practice...

    If you're concerned about tranisitions, practice your transitions. It feels silly, but it pays off. It takes 10+ hours of workouts to trim 30 seconds off the swim, or bike, or run, but only 1 hour...
  15. "i've learned something about some mixed drink...

    "i've learned something about some mixed drink and a bartender and hot chicks shimmying their booties, but even though i gaze at the commercial every time it's on i still cannot tell you the product"...
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    Here's a look at the Bikes of the Tour...

    Here's a look at the Bikes of the Tour
    http://www.bicycling.com/tourdefrance/tourbikes/1.html

    I noticed it seemed like a lot of the bikes in the Tour have white handlebar tape. From these photos...
  17. The most important thing you need to know is to...

    The most important thing you need to know is to not miss Eastern North Carolina barbeque. Smoked, chopped pork in vinegar and pepper sauce. Mmmm, yum!

    There are many, many places to get it. ...
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    I suggest contacting a bike shop near where...

    I suggest contacting a bike shop near where you're renting the car.

    Just curious, in what part of Italy are you touring? I'm jealous.

    Bill
  19. I found the answer. At the Maryland Department...

    I found the answer. At the Maryland Department of Transportation website one can easily order a free bicycling map. Also at the Virginia Department of Transportation website one can easily order a...
  20. best route between Annapolis and Washington, DC?

    Does anyone have any recommendations for the best route between Annapolis and Washington, DC?

    I'll take zig-zagging through suburbia over dodging high speed traffic.

    Thanks,
    Bill
  21. +1 I recommend finding a vacation house near...

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    I recommend finding a vacation house near Lago Maggiore. You can go on an overnight trip from there to
    Milano. You can go on many day trips from there, what ever terrain you prefer -...
  22. best route from Annapolis to Washington, DC?

    My daughter and I are cycling from Baltimore to Charlottesville, via Annapolis, DC, and the Skyline Drive. Any suggestions on the Annapolis to DC leg?

    Bill
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    I flew Delta with a 56cm frame in a 62" box

    It's not for everyone, but I flew Delta with a 56cm frame in a "62 inch" box, well actually two 65 inch boxes. I was going to a century ride in Florida. Both cardboard boxes were the size to hold...
  24. your fastest race, or race pacing with heart rate monitor

    Is it really this simple? Once you've trained, eaten, got your gear, got a good nights sleep, and you're at the starting line, there's only one race strategy which will result in your theorectical...
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    Godspeed Sheldon

    Thank you Sheldon Brown. I've used your webpages and read your posts many times. You've helped me tremendously. I'm sure you're now cruising with old friends, smooth payment, fair skies, a tail wind,...
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