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    Poll: The only music I listen to is the sweet sound of...

    The only music I listen to is the sweet sound of bike tires rolling over pavement.

    And the voices in my head.
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    Just started following a structured (not...

    Just started following a structured (not customized for me...using one from The Sufferfest) plan for 10 weeks. Then I'll have to figure something out for the 10 weeks after that, before my A race. I...
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    I just started (racing) in October. Hoping to...

    I just started (racing) in October. Hoping to have an actual season with multiple races in 2014! Stock everything, except the saddle.
    http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5542/11308156473_86b8846eb3.jpg
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    My first and only road bike, a 2011 Trek 2.1;...

    My first and only road bike, a 2011 Trek 2.1; that's a trainer tire on the rear wheel.

    http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5542/11308156473_4846245aac_o.jpg
  5. Campagnolo GranFondo New York: ...

    Campagnolo GranFondo New York:

    http://granfondony.com/
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    DNF (Mechanical issues) yesterday in my 4th race...

    DNF (Mechanical issues) yesterday in my 4th race (ever). Learned a lot though, and had fun!
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    Hmmm... Consistent top five finishes in Cat 5...

    Hmmm...

    Consistent top five finishes in Cat 5 without killing myself, upgrade to Cat 4, 7 hour hilly GranFondo.

    Got some work to dooooo!
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    Thanks! Definitely not spinning out anything,...

    Thanks!

    Definitely not spinning out anything, but also wasn't keeping up either. Gotta train more I guess!
  9. Raced today

    Raced today
  10. You didn't ask for anecdotal evidence, but...it's...

    You didn't ask for anecdotal evidence, but...it's all I've got.

    In my experience, it doesn't matter, and it's all about finding what works for you. Any combination of gears is useful, and as you...
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    Floyd Bennett Field Cat5 race today. Last...

    Floyd Bennett Field Cat5 race today.

    Last place, but I realize my weakness.

    I spin way more than I should! Today was my 3rd race (Cat5), and I remember the moment I realized that I wasn't going...
  12. I did my second circuit (crit?) race today. Came...

    I did my second circuit (crit?) race today. Came in 11th place!
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    It was fine! I didn't feel that I was unstable in...

    It was fine! I didn't feel that I was unstable in cornering. I can't really speak about things like stiffness, etc. because I haven't yet ridden any other bike. It was good enough to race on so I'm a...
  14. Is the chain getting caught between the front...

    Is the chain getting caught between the front chainrings?
  15. I ride a Trek! BUT...a Supersix is in my...

    I ride a Trek!

    BUT...a Supersix is in my future.
  16. They hand out the cue sheets on the day of the...

    They hand out the cue sheets on the day of the ride. Additionally, there are markings on the road that help guide riders.
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    Awesome; congrats! Your Supersix looks awesome by...

    Awesome; congrats! Your Supersix looks awesome by the way; what size is it (I'm thinking about getting one to upgrade my 2011 Trek 2.1)?
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    I totally could feel the effect of sitting in...

    I totally could feel the effect of sitting in versus being off the front or back...to the point where I was surprised at how much different the required effort was! I watched some (ok, all) of your...
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    Yep, it's an old airport, and it was hella fun!

    Yep, it's an old airport, and it was hella fun!
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    GUYS. GUYS!!! I finally raced. Tons of fun,...

    GUYS.

    GUYS!!!

    I finally raced. Tons of fun, tried some things, but in the end the most important thing I should have been doing I didn't try hard enough to do:

    Stay on wheels and in the...
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    :lol:

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  22. Well, I think it's an issue of perspective. The...

    Well, I think it's an issue of perspective. The key part of what you said is "the same effort but different bikes". Imagine, an empty jet airliner vs a fully loaded one. For the same effort - thrust...
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    (not sure if this is for me) Yeah, I should...

    (not sure if this is for me)

    Yeah, I should have taken the risk of getting soaked again and the race being canceled. My mind wasn't really in it though so I figured I'd skip it until I felt better...
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    So...it rained again yesterday. At 11:30pm...

    So...it rained again yesterday.

    At 11:30pm (meaning that I should have chanced it instead of assuming it would be rained out again). I think I'm just gonna try to do a Saturday morning race...
  25. To answer the OP's question, no I don't think it...

    To answer the OP's question, no I don't think it should be based on ability. Spend your money as you choose it. We all know that usually the only thing limiting the bike-rider system is the rider, so...
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