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11-13-14, 11:04 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,244
Posted By dss8653

Thanks for sharing!! Great video!

Thanks for sharing!! Great video!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-14, 06:07 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,275
Posted By dss8653

Sweet ride!! Now go make up for lost time.

Sweet ride!! Now go make up for lost time.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-14, 06:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,038
Posted By dss8653

They are probably the best looking wheels out...

They are probably the best looking wheels out there, IMHO.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-14, 05:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,409
Posted By dss8653

Great looking bike!!

Great looking bike!!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-14, 11:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,063
Posted By dss8653

Thanks for all the tips. There's no ski shops...

Thanks for all the tips. There's no ski shops around here that I'm aware of. I might try the cardboard if after a few more rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-14, 10:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,063
Posted By dss8653

Cycling shoe question

I got a new pair of cycling shoes the other day and got to try them this morning. The fit length is good but the shoe is roomy around the top of my foot. I cranked it down as much as possible and it...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-14, 12:17 PM
Replies: 27,028
Views: 17,242,888
Posted By dss8653

I overcame my triathlon addiction and am back on...

I overcame my triathlon addiction and am back on the road.

http://dswitzer.smugmug.com/Other/Camera-Awesome-Photos/i-xwrL8zb/0/M/CA_02191418310698-M.jpg...
03-17-13, 05:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 647
Posted By dss8653

That's quite a stable!

That's quite a stable!
02-20-13, 07:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,136
Posted By dss8653

I was in the same boat and finally made a...

I was in the same boat and finally made a decision last week. I narrowed it down to a carve expert and the Scott scale 950 & 960. I ended up buying the 960. They all seemed nice and felt solid. I...
01-26-13, 10:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By dss8653

Thanks for the info, I'll look into the manitou....

Thanks for the info, I'll look into the manitou. That's my only complaint about the bike, other than that I'm loving it.
01-21-13, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 502
Posted By dss8653

Front fork 101

I'm thinking of upgrading from the suntour xct that came on my giant revel 29er. I have no idea what to look for and why?
All I know is my 190lbs and the way I ride the trails is putting a beating...
10-28-12, 07:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 793
Posted By dss8653

I bought a Revel 29er about two months ago and am...

I bought a Revel 29er about two months ago and am loving it. I thought the same thing about the water bottles, but quickly realized that a camelbak will be the best bet for carrying fluids. ...
10-24-12, 04:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 943
Posted By dss8653

Probaly not much help, but i'm a recent...

Probaly not much help, but i'm a recent roadie/tri convert. I recently purchases a Giant Revel 29er, which is a step or two down from the Talon. I've got nothing bad to say about Giant. Keep in...
09-02-12, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3,217
Views: 1,479,714
Posted By dss8653

http://dswitzer.smugmug.com/Other/bike/i-VKFfv4f/0...

http://dswitzer.smugmug.com/Other/bike/i-VKFfv4f/0/M/smugshot8302527-M.jpg (http://dswitzer.smugmug.com/Other/bike/9377572_Fwh6Bc#!i=2062037217&k=VKFfv4f&lb=1&s=A)

First a Roadie, then a Tri bike,...
Forum: Triathlon
09-02-12, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 949
Posted By dss8653

Glad you and the bike are OK, at least for the...

Glad you and the bike are OK, at least for the most part. Congrats on finishing under your goal time. I did my first tri on an Allez elite last year, have since bought a tri bike and just use the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-11, 09:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,571
Posted By dss8653

Nice ride, I really like those bikes.

Nice ride, I really like those bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-11, 07:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By dss8653

If it were me, I'd get the fit and then wheels. ...

If it were me, I'd get the fit and then wheels. I do like wheels though........
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-11, 06:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,111
Posted By dss8653

Not anymore.

Not anymore.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-11, 05:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,111
Posted By dss8653

Sold it to a buddy of mine who is starting out on...

Sold it to a buddy of mine who is starting out on road bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-11, 03:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,111
Posted By dss8653

My new ride

I really liked my allez elite, but couldn't resist this one.
big shout out to Gearhead outfitters in Jonesboro, AR.

http://dswitzer.smugmug.com/Other/bike/i-fw5QwX4/1/M/DSC2934-M.jpg...
Forum: Triathlon
08-08-11, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,429
Posted By dss8653

great job!!

great job!!
Forum: Triathlon
08-05-11, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By dss8653

They have three races, this one was called the...

They have three races, this one was called the Sharpshooter. They also do the Annie Oakley and the Showman Shooter. The showman is an 800m swim, 25 mile bike and 4 mile trail run.
Forum: Triathlon
08-04-11, 09:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 599
Posted By dss8653

First tri under my belt

I got up the nerve to sign up for my first sprint tri this past weekend. It went ok, but not without a few obstacles.

First, I had yet to swim in open water, only the pool. I got in the lake...
Forum: Triathlon
07-19-11, 09:45 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,590
Posted By dss8653

I'm doing my first tri in two weeks and was just...

I'm doing my first tri in two weeks and was just curious. I'll probably skip them.
Forum: Triathlon
07-19-11, 08:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,590
Posted By dss8653

gloves in a sprint tri

Does anyone bother with taking the time to put on gloves during a sprint tri of 15 miles or less? The only real advantage I can see is if you go down your hands won't get chewed up.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-11, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,123
Posted By dss8653

This thread just reminds me that I need to have...

This thread just reminds me that I need to have this done by someone who knows what they are doing.
Forum: Triathlon
07-14-11, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 898
Posted By dss8653

Up to 1000 meters without stopping!!! There are...

Up to 1000 meters without stopping!!! There are two sprint tri's in the coming weeks, I plan on trying my luck on one. Wish me luck.
Forum: Triathlon
07-12-11, 10:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 520
Posted By dss8653

My experience is limited to one duathlon, so take...

My experience is limited to one duathlon, so take this with a grain of salt. Me and several friends did the duathlon, one didn't bring a helmet, so he had to wait for a kind hearted spectator to go...
Forum: Triathlon
06-06-11, 02:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,509
Posted By dss8653

+1 I finally made up my mind that i wanted to...

+1
I finally made up my mind that i wanted to do a triathlon. I can ride 40-50 miles at the drop of a hat, run a 10k at around a 8:15 to 8:30 pace. I got into the pool a few weeks ago to start...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-11, 01:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,157
Posted By dss8653

Like everyone says, try both. I upgraded bikes...

Like everyone says, try both. I upgraded bikes last year and rode a bunch of bikes. I was leaning towards a relaxed geometry bike, but after spending some time with the fitter, I was more suited to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-11, 11:50 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,915
Posted By dss8653

All valid points, I'm leaning a little towards...

All valid points, I'm leaning a little towards the spin bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-11, 10:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,915
Posted By dss8653

Trainer vs spin bike

As much as I don't really want to spend the money, I just can't seem to find the time to ride outdoors as much as I want to. I was thinking of getting a trainer, then ended up in Sports Authority...
Forum: Triathlon
05-26-11, 10:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 898
Posted By dss8653

Thanks to all for the tips. I went for round two...

Thanks to all for the tips. I went for round two the other day and was pleased with my progress. I did realize that I was trying way too hard and was getting tired fast. Once I backed off the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-11, 10:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 459
Posted By dss8653

Nice!!

Nice!!
Forum: Triathlon
05-20-11, 12:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 898
Posted By dss8653

Thanks, I'll try it.

Thanks, I'll try it.
Forum: Triathlon
05-20-11, 08:47 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 898
Posted By dss8653

started swimming today.........ton of work to do!

I've been biking and running for a few years now and have done some duathlons. Now i've decided that I want to do a tri. My parents and grandparents both had pools growing up, so i've been able to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-10, 08:01 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,771
Posted By dss8653

+1 Bike looks awesome!!!!!!

+1
Bike looks awesome!!!!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-10, 09:59 AM
Replies: 566
Views: 281,985
Posted By dss8653

Nice bike Yos9 here is mine ...

Nice bike Yos9
here is mine
http://dswitzer.smugmug.com/Other/bike/DSC2395/961950493_jPYFG-L-1.jpg (http://dswitzer.smugmug.com/Other/bike/9377572_5FEXy#961950493_jPYFG-A-LB)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-10, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 796
Posted By dss8653

This same bike, pics and all was on Memphis...

This same bike, pics and all was on Memphis Craiglist a few days ago. I just checked and it's since been deleted. I saw it and laughed.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-10, 03:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,540
Posted By dss8653

I just upgraded from sora to 105 and noticed a...

I just upgraded from sora to 105 and noticed a significant difference, I can imagine the ultegra is even sweeter.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-10, 07:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,964
Posted By dss8653

Always hustle the salesman, they have some wiggle...

Always hustle the salesman, they have some wiggle room unless it's already marked down.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-10, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By dss8653

Check out the Felt z4, carbon fiber frame, 105...

Check out the Felt z4, carbon fiber frame, 105 components. The price is under 2k.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-10, 10:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 404
Posted By dss8653

All the big names offer competitive bikes with...

All the big names offer competitive bikes with relaxed geometry frames. Cannondales is the Synapse, specialized is sectour, Felts is the z series. Just check around, for 2,000 you can get a great...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-10, 09:34 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By dss8653

Ya, I was in the bay area in July a few years...

Ya, I was in the bay area in July a few years ago. I severely underestimated how cool it is there. I had to go buy pants and sweatshirts to wear.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-10, 09:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By dss8653

That's a problem i'd love to have right now. I...

That's a problem i'd love to have right now. I figure we got about three more weeks of this crap and then maybe we'll get some relief.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-10, 07:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 625
Posted By dss8653

this heat is killing me

I finished my ride this am @ 8, heat index was already 100. I can't wait for this heat to break.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-10, 02:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,401
Posted By dss8653

Yes, hold the shifter in. Congrats, I couldn't...

Yes, hold the shifter in. Congrats, I couldn't wait and bought the 2010.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-10, 10:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,189
Posted By dss8653

Given these two, I'll concede to the double...

Given these two, I'll concede to the double stuff.....I like those better any way :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-10, 09:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,189
Posted By dss8653

Hey Caymem, I live in Bartlett maybe I'll see you...

Hey Caymem, I live in Bartlett maybe I'll see you on the road. Do you do any of the area group rides?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-10, 05:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,189
Posted By dss8653

Thanks, do you think its more orginal or a double...

Thanks, do you think its more orginal or a double stuff?
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