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  1. I use an iPhone 5s and it annoys me when...

    I use an iPhone 5s and it annoys me when riding...it sticks out of my jersey pocket just enough to tell me to go a different direction than I wanted to go...how do I stop my iPhone from telling me...
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    Trail, angles, head set, etc. are all partly...

    Trail, angles, head set, etc. are all partly responsible for "easy" no hands riding.
    Some bikes, as you relate, are just "twitchier" than others.

    Also being relaxed and seated a bit back, as has...
  3. Sorry you crashed...RR tracks are difficult...and...

    Sorry you crashed...RR tracks are difficult...and to be aware of and prepared for when they pop up. It is another skill to learn...to set yourself up for them and how to cross them safely.

    The...
  4. I use the Northwave shoes...two sizes larger than...

    I use the Northwave shoes...two sizes larger than my normal road shoes so I can wear a couple layers of socks. They work well for me.
  5. I use short reach, shallow drops bars and...

    I use short reach, shallow drops bars and absolutely love them...I'm 5'5" with small hands...very comfortable.
    The bar position is much more usable, imo...very well done. You can ride on the hoods...
  6. Group rules, if any, are dependent on the group....

    Group rules, if any, are dependent on the group.
    The groups I rode with had a "no tri bars" rule...

    If I were to say anything I'd "nicely" ask if the rider was having a problem with his/her bike....
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    I've been riding the Michelin Pro4 Endurance in a...

    I've been riding the Michelin Pro4 Endurance in a 23mm and find the ride very nice, comfortable and grippy.
    They are not a very expensive tire either.
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    Nothing is perfect or absolute in the world....

    Nothing is perfect or absolute in the world.
    But, being said, you have to start with a baseline which is a proper fitting by a qualified person that also has an understanding of how the body moves...
  9. I'd go with the new in this case. But if you are...

    I'd go with the new in this case. But if you are serious about the older Ultegra kit check the shifters carefully to make sure they are working properly. My old Ultegra rear shifter had a detente...
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    Won't listen to the porko internist but asks for...

    Won't listen to the porko internist but asks for our "thoughts"...hehehe...hehehe...hehehe
    Take an aspirin, don't call me in the morning, I'll be riding...hehehe
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    If you're worried about it don't use that gear......

    If you're worried about it don't use that gear...
    If you're properly geared for your terrain and abilities you may never need it anyway as it usually a bail out gear.
    Cross chaining for long...
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    Ever get chased by a dog as you pass by its'...

    Ever get chased by a dog as you pass by its' territory?...about the same thing I guess
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    I work swing shifts...ugh...without sleep aids...

    I work swing shifts...ugh...without sleep aids I'd not be there...I use over the counter sleep aids, including melatonin, and they all work, more or less, for me.
    I don't use them every day...when...
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    Different scenarios... You are correct in...

    Different scenarios...
    You are correct in stating that the continuing intervals will not be at the same output level as the first, etc...that is the point...to push your body beyond that point in...
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    Intervals are designed to be done at 100% effort...

    Intervals are designed to be done at 100% effort from the start...full sprint for usually the first 15 seconds then onto the saddle and balls to the wall for the remainder of the period...that is why...
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    IMO you should not do weight training. You may...

    IMO you should not do weight training.
    You may want to tell us what you want to accomplish...you now seem to be all over the place. You have received some very good advice on how to increase your...
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    Great question and another person that will ride...

    Great question and another person that will ride for life...woohoo

    Riding especially "performance riding" is not just one discipline of training. It is a method quite often individually tailored...
  18. Buy it and enjoy the ride. I had a Colnago...

    Buy it and enjoy the ride. I had a Colnago standard road with Columbus SL tubing...awesome ride...loved that bike...destroyed the frame in a crash.
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    It should be fine but for peace of mind you may...

    It should be fine but for peace of mind you may want to take it to a good shop and have them take a look at it.
    Get a cool sticker and cover it up...easy peasy...but you will always see...
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    A pair of Michelin Pro4 Endurance tires. Put them...

    A pair of Michelin Pro4 Endurance tires. Put them on yesterday and rode them today. They feel similar to my old Pro3's but only a few miles on them so far.
  21. Rider error not the bike but the bike should fit...

    Rider error not the bike but the bike should fit similar to a road bike perhaps a tad smaller, at least that is the rule of thumb that I used over the past 30 years.
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    I wear cycling socks pretty much every day,...

    I wear cycling socks pretty much every day, nearly year round whether cycling, at work or any old time.
    I find them much more comfortable than most regular socks and they last much longer.
    I wait...
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    I use glacier water that has been distilled and...

    I use glacier water that has been distilled and filtered...who am I kidding...I throw my stuff in the hamper and dump them in the washer with everything else that is in there...I do use cold water to...
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    I buy mine from the "N" internet store and have...

    I buy mine from the "N" internet store and have never had a problem...I wait until they are on sale and buy a bunch.
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    I have two ebay jerseys. They are both well made...

    I have two ebay jerseys. They are both well made of good materials. I've worn them for years and they have held up well and still look great.

    I'll pay the price for good bib shorts...not going to...
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