Old 05-08-09, 07:58 PM
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Originally Posted by DrPete View Post
The atmosphere at tri's is great. It's a lot more like the big running races, in the sense that there are a tiny number of people there to actually win the race, and the rest are there to do the best they can, have some fun, or maybe beat last year's time. Much more inclusive and supportive than a road bike race, for instance.

I've never heard a triathlete bash roadies--even when I'm incognito in my tri suit and aero helmet.
A spy! Cool!

I don't race, so the only real criteria for me to judge other riders is not getting knocked over or run into a car. High levels of sturm und drang seem to be mostly a BF phenomenon.

A bike's a bike, as far as I'm concerned, and the quality of the rider depends little on that. There's squids everywhere...
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