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    RFC
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    How many of you ride triathlon bikes as road bikes.

    I'm not talking about group rides, criterium, road race, or winding mountain decents.

    Lately, I have found myself selecting my dedicated triathlon bike for my road workouts. Since I have tweaked and adjusted my tri bike, I find the aero position to be very comfortable and can lock into it for many miles. As long as I have open road or a good bike lane, I gravitate to the aero position as soon as I can.

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    my p2c sits on the trainer 90% of the time. i rarely put more than a 40 mile ride on it
    my fuji sl1 gets most of the work... but i just put some pf cgt's on my felt.. we'll see how i like them.. maybe the good ole felt will get some more action..

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    I only ride my P3 in races really. On the trainer once a week over the winter to stay used to it. I race atleast once a week on it starting in may, so i get enough time in that saddle.

    Other then that, the road bike is my go to.
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    I have 2 road bikes, but neither one is really a tri bike.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RFC View Post
    I'm not talking about group rides, criterium, road race, or winding mountain decents.

    Lately, I have found myself selecting my dedicated triathlon bike for my road workouts. Since I have tweaked and adjusted my tri bike, I find the aero position to be very comfortable and can lock into it for many miles. As long as I have open road or a good bike lane, I gravitate to the aero position as soon as I can.
    Uh.... I ride my road bike during triathlons. Just don't think those "aero" bars are safe :-)
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    I ride my tri bike about 80-90% of the time. The only exceptions are:

    Group Rides (Road Bike) - I haven't done many of these lately as my training for my first IM has been pretty much solo.

    Hill Workouts (Road Bike) - I have some hills close where I can spend miles and miles on 5-12% grades.

    Short/Fun Rides & Trainer (Fixie) - Just something to mix things up. Also used for rides to the store or to the pool.
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    Now and then just for practice as my TT bike handles so differently than my road bike, but aside from going to/from local TT's, I don't generally ride by TT bike outside of races. It's just not as fun a ride.
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