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Forum: Triathlon
03-17-05, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 987
Posted By neuronbliss

The past year I have been running with elastic...

The past year I have been running with elastic laces with the lace lock. Once I got the right tension dialed in, they are perfect. It is an easy slip on with no adjustment at the transition.

btw,...
Forum: Triathlon
03-17-05, 11:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,246
Posted By neuronbliss

Softride is a small and comparatively new...

Softride is a small and comparatively new company. Nowhere near the size of Trek or Cervelo, etc. Granted they are going to try to make their product sound superior to others, but the actual...
Forum: Commuting
03-06-05, 07:46 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 13,755
Posted By neuronbliss

For people that know how to park to give to...

For people that know how to park to give to people that can't figure it out...

http://www.iparklikeanidiot.com/
Forum: Commuting
03-06-05, 07:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 921
Posted By neuronbliss

It wasn't really an issue of cost... $20 for a...

It wasn't really an issue of cost... $20 for a set of cleats is not too bad. Having to replace them every two weeks is a maintenence nightmare. Although, $20 * (30 weeks of riding / 3 weeks per...
Forum: Commuting
03-04-05, 11:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 921
Posted By neuronbliss

Thanks for the replies! I think I will stick with...

Thanks for the replies! I think I will stick with the eggbeaters. I like the design a little better than the Frogs. (Nothing against Speedplay, I have the X2 on my tri-bike.)

The Candy SL have a...
Forum: Commuting
03-03-05, 11:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 921
Posted By neuronbliss

Eggbeater cleats...

I just bought a set of Candy SL pedals and got to looking at the instructions. It says that the cleats wear out around 500 miles.

500 MILES! That is crazy! I'll be changing my cleats every two to...
Forum: Triathlon
01-02-05, 06:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 961
Posted By neuronbliss

Vaseline contains petrolium, that will eat your...

Vaseline contains petrolium, that will eat your wetsuit. If bodyglide didn't help, you may need to get a wetsuit with a lower neckline.
Forum: Foo
12-30-04, 09:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 287
Posted By neuronbliss

The U or V shaped tubes are easier to get in/out...

The U or V shaped tubes are easier to get in/out of.

Don't worry about a net holder, there are nets that have a bungee running through the frame and through the handle. You clip the bungee to...
Forum: Triathlon
12-22-04, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 818
Posted By neuronbliss

Nimbles look to be pretty sweet. ...

Nimbles look to be pretty sweet.

http://www.nimble.net/
Forum: Triathlon
12-22-04, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 780
Posted By neuronbliss

My second triathlon was an Oly. Beat the hell out...

My second triathlon was an Oly. Beat the hell out of me, but it was worth it. Definitely, train for the swim. It is nearly a mile.
12-15-04, 05:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 833
Posted By neuronbliss

Thanks Joe! Love the new sigs!

Thanks Joe! Love the new sigs!
Forum: Triathlon
12-13-04, 07:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 908
Posted By neuronbliss

Why not talk to a physical therapist and get...

Why not talk to a physical therapist and get excercises to build strength in your shoulders? Light weight trainging can turn a painful shoulder into a non-issue.
Forum: Foo
12-13-04, 11:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 914
Posted By neuronbliss

If you care about them, give them a gift that...

If you care about them, give them a gift that involves your time and creates memories. My wife and I go on trips for our birthdays instead of buying stuff. She will buy her friends passes to cooking...
Forum: Triathlon
12-10-04, 10:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,164
Posted By neuronbliss

My short loop for running is 5 miles. My long...

My short loop for running is 5 miles. My long days are 12 miles up and back down a hill.

Like Pfoot, I could run a 10k without training. In fact, I have ran them 3-4 months cold. 10k is pretty...
Forum: Triathlon
12-06-04, 10:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 713
Posted By neuronbliss

Have someone (from a vehicle) video record you...

Have someone (from a vehicle) video record you from multiple angles while you are riding your bike. Look at your body position and find areas that you are breaking proper form. Work on correcting...
Forum: Foo
12-03-04, 10:30 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,026
Posted By neuronbliss

Theres a sandwich in every beer.

Theres a sandwich in every beer.
11-24-04, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 940
Posted By neuronbliss

Good example of something I have learned: ...

Good example of something I have learned:

You said $475 - $500. You were thinking, gees $500 would be nice.

They read $475 is his price. Never give a range, unless you expect to get the low...
Forum: Foo
11-24-04, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 499
Posted By neuronbliss

We have several cats on site here at...

We have several cats on site here at Hewlett-Packard. They catch the mice that run around in the fields and by the ponds. They have little houses hidden in the shrubs. Can't play with them, they are...
Forum: Foo
11-24-04, 11:13 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,252
Posted By neuronbliss

Put that on eBay!

Put that on eBay!
Forum: Triathlon
11-24-04, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,750
Posted By neuronbliss

I have the Profile Carbon X. They have been...

I have the Profile Carbon X. They have been comfortable for me. I haven't noticed any flexing. They are pretty solid.
Forum: Triathlon
11-19-04, 10:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 958
Posted By neuronbliss

How about a swiss custom made Cheetah? ...

How about a swiss custom made Cheetah?
http://www.catbikes.ch/images/catbw.jpg (http://www.catbikes.ch/)
Forum: Foo
11-18-04, 03:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,074
Posted By neuronbliss

Rock climbing (15 years), mountain climbing,...

Rock climbing (15 years), mountain climbing, sailing (16 foot Hobie Cat), backpacking, downhill skiing, triathlon, running
Forum: Triathlon
11-18-04, 09:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,291
Posted By neuronbliss

Mostly I am doing the trainer. It is pretty cold....

Mostly I am doing the trainer. It is pretty cold. But, maybe I am just being a wimp. Mostly I only see commuters riding these days. We've been in the 40 high range. For the last month I have been...
Forum: Triathlon
11-17-04, 10:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,291
Posted By neuronbliss

Actually, I dont disagree with what you are...

Actually, I dont disagree with what you are saying. I just felt that statement without qualification was somewhat misleading. A tri bike has its purpose, it conserves energy for the run. I think the...
Forum: Triathlon
11-16-04, 12:14 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,291
Posted By neuronbliss

I disagree with this statement (IMHO :))... How...

I disagree with this statement (IMHO :))... How can comfort be an issue when triathletes are riding these bikes 112 miles? They must be somewhat comfortable. Perhaps you could provide rationale.
...
Forum: Triathlon
11-16-04, 10:10 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 8,291
Posted By neuronbliss

tmclendon, if your primary focus is triathlon,...

tmclendon, if your primary focus is triathlon, get a triathlon bike. If you want to use a triathlon bike occasionally for road racing (or train with a road cycling club), get drop bars with aero...
Forum: Triathlon
11-15-04, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 819
Posted By neuronbliss

This is my current theoretical work out for the...

This is my current theoretical work out for the week. Theoretical because I attend college and work full time. My availability to work out doesn't always happen. I try to give myself a day off...
Forum: Triathlon
11-12-04, 11:10 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,347
Posted By neuronbliss

Nina Kraft tests positive for EPO

It is unfortunate doping has entered the world of Triathlon.
Forum: Triathlon
11-03-04, 01:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 575
Posted By neuronbliss

Here are a couple links: triathlon clubs...

Here are a couple links: triathlon clubs (http://www.coloradotriathlete.com/Clubs.htm) and races (http://www.coloradotriathlete.com/Calendar.htm) in Colorado. Looks like the races haven't been...
Forum: Triathlon
11-01-04, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,184
Posted By neuronbliss

I would suggest to focus on a bike that would...

I would suggest to focus on a bike that would suit your needs as a commuter primarily. Then temporarily use that bike for triathlon. Later when you can afford a dedicated tt/road bike, buy that. I...
Forum: Foo
10-28-04, 02:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,504
Posted By neuronbliss

that is what I was thinking... did this whole...

that is what I was thinking... did this whole thing amuse him? Why didn't he try to stop the guy?

Who is in the car? It sounds like more than one person screaming in there. Maybe kids? Thats a...
10-28-04, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,070
Posted By neuronbliss

This is $pendy, but secure and clean looking. You...

This is $pendy, but secure and clean looking. You can mount a roof mount rain gutter bar system (http://www.rei.com/category/4501522.htm?vcat=REI_SSHP_RACKS_TOC) with a rain gutter bracket...
Forum: Triathlon
10-28-04, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 801
Posted By neuronbliss

Like the others are saying, you will probably...

Like the others are saying, you will probably have to replace everything you buy just for growing out of that size. Helmet, shoes, bike, wetsuit, etc. Unless you have a rich uncle, buy used or...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-04, 01:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,315
Posted By neuronbliss

Or, the hole you drilled was too large... (should...

Or, the hole you drilled was too large... (should be just a scad smaller than the inner diameter of screw).
10-27-04, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,404
Posted By neuronbliss

Hey Merton, check this one... (this is what I...

Hey Merton, check this one... (this is what I have)
http://www.specialized.com/OA_MEDIA/equip/04PumpAirToolProFloor_l.jpg ...
Forum: Triathlon
10-27-04, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,836
Posted By neuronbliss

James, I would definitely get a few shorter races...

James, I would definitely get a few shorter races under your belt first. It is a shock to your system when you aren't used to racing tri. Add the distance of IM, and you have a lot to overcome. Im...
Forum: Triathlon
10-27-04, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By neuronbliss

Hey Tyson, don't count out sprint distances. They...

Hey Tyson, don't count out sprint distances. They are fun too. Besides being in fast forward speed, they also give you extra practice at transitions. Multisport is fun at any distance you are able to...
10-26-04, 02:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,454
Posted By neuronbliss

pics?

pics?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-04, 10:44 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,915
Posted By neuronbliss

Cover of Triathlete Magazine this month, "Can...

Cover of Triathlete Magazine this month, "Can Lance win Hawaii Ironman?" No pic, just the headline.

An interview asking about a return to the sport... basically, he said he may return later as an...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-04, 09:10 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,315
Posted By neuronbliss

My dad has two schwinn bicycles that have been...

My dad has two schwinn bicycles that have been hanging upsidedown from hooks for around 15 years (without use, so sad). I pulled one of these bikes down (to see if the size fit, it didn't)....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-04, 11:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 386
Posted By neuronbliss

tire pump... ;)

tire pump...

;)
10-22-04, 12:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,164
Posted By neuronbliss

How do you like that trainer? Is it quiet? Have...

How do you like that trainer? Is it quiet? Have you compared it to the CycleOps Fluid 2 (Ive seen their comparison, wonder if you have any)?
Forum: Triathlon
10-22-04, 10:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,007
Posted By neuronbliss

My Softride is a large. However I think I could...

My Softride is a large. However I think I could have gotten away with a medium (like the article's author on slowtwitch). But, this one was used, for sale and priced right. The previous owner was a...
Forum: Triathlon
10-22-04, 10:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,925
Posted By neuronbliss

Hey TriGuy, thanks for picking up the thread!...

Hey TriGuy, thanks for picking up the thread! Nice bikes everyone...

I ride a 2003 Softride Rocket R1. I went in for a bike fit (http://www.wobblenaught.com/). They measured all my joints,...
Forum: Foo
10-21-04, 03:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 874
Posted By neuronbliss

TMI!!! I think I'll go vomit now... :) ...

TMI!!!

I think I'll go vomit now... :)

http://www.geocities.com/exitwound_45/images/PumpkinPuke.jpg
Forum: Triathlon
10-21-04, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,007
Posted By neuronbliss

I've only got 300 miles on it so far. I really...

I've only got 300 miles on it so far. I really like it, but admittedly haven't ridden it as much as I should. To compare it to other bikes is hard. This is the first nice bike I've ever owned. But,...
Forum: Triathlon
10-21-04, 08:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,436
Posted By neuronbliss

Hawaii hasn't been shown on tv yet. It was on...

Hawaii hasn't been shown on tv yet. It was on www.ironmanlive.com last weekend (like 8 hours of live coverage, awesome). Typically NBC will show it on a Saturday. They will have a one hour show on...
Forum: Triathlon
10-21-04, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,007
Posted By neuronbliss

Same as TriBob, I went in for a bike fit. They...

Same as TriBob, I went in for a bike fit. They measured all my joints, plugged them into a computer and set my bike up with a laser. Felt nice first try. We fit the bike at a 76 degree, I think. It...
Forum: Triathlon
10-20-04, 12:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 748
Posted By neuronbliss

I say, jump in and go for it. Your times are not...

I say, jump in and go for it. Your times are not bad at all. Start with some Sprint and Olympic distances. You'll have a great time!

One thing about triathlon, the competetors are great! Everyone...
10-19-04, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 310
Posted By neuronbliss

True... but if they don't put that info in, then...

True... but if they don't put that info in, then it is their loss. I think it is interesting to see who lives near by and maybe hook up for a ride.

...not like anything is really incognito on the...
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