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Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-06, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By cyclinrunt

I tried T-mobile's site, tried to email the...

I tried T-mobile's site, tried to email the contact listed on the HP Women's Challenge's site - it bounced. I went to UCI Track Worlds' site - did not see a place to purchase footage. I have never...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-06, 11:57 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By cyclinrunt

Looking for a race DVD

I need some help finding a good race video/DVD of road racing. Here's the catch: I want to watch some pro women, preferably in a stage race, but any road race would do. Can anyone please point me in...
Forum: Triathlon
07-01-06, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 662
Posted By cyclinrunt

I'm in the same spot. I actually own one of the...

I'm in the same spot. I actually own one of the bike boxes cjbruin shows, but have yet to use it. I considered doing IM W. Australia next year, but shipping the bike became overwhelming. I'm going to...
Forum: Triathlon
06-30-06, 01:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 482
Posted By cyclinrunt

Ironman nutrition questions

I have done a couple of 1/2 ironman distance tris, and I'm preparing for my first full iron in November.

My drink of choice is Hammer's Perpetuem. I use a Neverreach system, which consists of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-06, 05:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By cyclinrunt

I already took Sat-Tues off riding. I know you're...

I already took Sat-Tues off riding. I know you're right, and the race this weekend isn't important, just a chance to try out my new wheels, but still..... I was hoping to not have to take more than...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-06, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 476
Posted By cyclinrunt

Ride through saddle sores?

I got a new race tri bike, it is a more aggressive, forward position than my road bike with aerobars. I got it a week and a half ago, so I'm still finding the best body position. I haven't cut my...
Forum: Triathlon
10-25-05, 04:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,621
Posted By cyclinrunt

I've been studying it, and there are a few IM...

I've been studying it, and there are a few IM 70.3 races that are actually qualifiers for Kona. How have I missed that before? I may need to check one out......
Forum: Triathlon
10-24-05, 02:51 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,621
Posted By cyclinrunt

That is one good piece of information. It would...

That is one good piece of information. It would never have occurred to me that I might have a chance as low as I expect to rank when I do my first IM. I did my first 1/2 IM 2 days ago - great swim,...
Forum: Triathlon
10-24-05, 07:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,621
Posted By cyclinrunt

My understanding is that you can only qualify for...

My understanding is that you can only qualify for the Hawaii Ironman in Ironman brand races of ironman distance. Qualifying spots work as knauert89 wrote. IM branded 1/2 ironman distance races (they...
Forum: Triathlon
10-10-05, 07:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By cyclinrunt

Thanks! The neverreach system sits behind the...

Thanks! The neverreach system sits behind the saddle, with a tube that extends up between the handlebars. See: http://www.neverreach.com/page/page/276159.htm
It holds 64 ounces of fluid, so refills...
Forum: Triathlon
10-09-05, 06:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 591
Posted By cyclinrunt

Length of bottle exchange stations

What is the average lenth of a bottle exchange station? I'm talking about from the time one grabs a bottle, to the point at which it is still legal to throw one's empty. I'm practicing refilling my...
Forum: Triathlon
08-15-05, 08:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By cyclinrunt

It sounds like you got a good source, Batman. I...

It sounds like you got a good source, Batman. I leaning toward Florida more all the time! I'm doing the Great Floridian's half ironman this year, but I hear it is actually hilly, as opposed to IM...
08-15-05, 08:27 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 264
Posted By cyclinrunt

missing thread

I posted a question in both road cycling and triathlon titled "computrainer vs tacx i-magic fortius". I can find it in road cycling, but not in triathlon. I reposted in in triathlon last night, and...
Forum: Triathlon
08-15-05, 08:00 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By cyclinrunt

Hmmm, good points. Is the hill you described on...

Hmmm, good points. Is the hill you described on the IM course? I see on the course elevation maps the difference in terrain between the two, I'm just wondering why people in my general area (I've...
Forum: Triathlon
08-14-05, 09:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 664
Posted By cyclinrunt

IM Florida vs IM Wisconsin

I'm trying to choose between these two races for my first IM next year. I live in TN, so we get heat and humidity (FL), and we also have hills (WI).

Who has done these races, and what do you...
Forum: Triathlon
08-14-05, 09:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 928
Posted By cyclinrunt

I have used the fitsense product (accelerometer),...

I have used the fitsense product (accelerometer), the garmin forerunner 201 (gps), and now polar's s625x system (accelerometer).

I used the first 2 products for 2-3 years. The garmin was my...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-05, 08:43 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 407
Posted By cyclinrunt

computrainer vs tacx i-magic fortius

I know this is an unseasonal question, but I plan to get one of these trainers for winter this year (read: I want to know what to ask for my birthday!)

For the sake of argument, let's assume...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-05, 07:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,436
Posted By cyclinrunt

Hopefully it is something different, when mine...

Hopefully it is something different, when mine happened I immediately could not take another step. There was no question. That being said, I'm glad you are going to the Dr. (don't get your run in...
Forum: Triathlon
06-24-05, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By cyclinrunt

I wonder how much faster 404's would be than the...

I wonder how much faster 404's would be than the Bontrager wheels that came on my Trek 5200? They have some depth to them, I think they are the "Race" wheel.
Forum: Triathlon
06-24-05, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By cyclinrunt

I've never seen tubulars. They are a complete...

I've never seen tubulars. They are a complete unknown for me. Considering I've really never had to change a flat in clinchers (knock on wood), tubulars are even more daunting.
Forum: Triathlon
06-24-05, 08:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,102
Posted By cyclinrunt

What I've discovered is the "Neverreach" system....

What I've discovered is the "Neverreach" system. It mounts behind the saddle, and a tube goes up between the bars. I holds a lot more fluid, and really fits there. I couldn't quite make a bottle fit,...
Forum: Triathlon
06-22-05, 09:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By cyclinrunt

You have all given me good things to think about....

You have all given me good things to think about. I'm riding Ultegra 9 speed, and I think the idea of putting another cassette on the race wheels is a great idea. I hate messing around with things,...
Forum: Triathlon
06-21-05, 07:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 650
Posted By cyclinrunt

Switching to race wheels

I've been eyeing some Zipp wheels, but no one in town carries them, so I have a stupid question. When switching wheels for a race, how do I switch my cassette over?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-05, 03:24 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 193
Posted By cyclinrunt

Shimano single dose lube

I have been buying small single dose Shimano lube packets from my lbs, and now they are not carrying them anymore. They are about 1 1/2 x 3/4", in a clear plastic tube that you tear the top off to...
Forum: Triathlon
06-04-05, 12:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,130
Posted By cyclinrunt

No pain, no gain, huh mountbr? Why get a bike...

No pain, no gain, huh mountbr? Why get a bike that fits when you can SUFFER? That's real riding. Sounds like a recipe for quitting to me. A good fit enables a person to go longer and faster because...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-31-05, 01:25 PM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 564,771
Posted By cyclinrunt

The first time I sent it back was because I had...

The first time I sent it back was because I had just gotten the bike for Christmas, and BF forgot to put on a computer and shift indicator (they were busy, I was having trouble making up my mind...)...
Forum: Triathlon
05-25-05, 07:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,130
Posted By cyclinrunt

I'll bet you're right, EarlT. My interest in...

I'll bet you're right, EarlT. My interest in Serotta is because of the custom fit. I am very sensitive to fit and injury prone, so my fit has to be excellent. I don't think I can afford one for...
Forum: Folding Bikes
05-25-05, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 564,771
Posted By cyclinrunt

I have not traveled by air with my PR yet, I have...

I have not traveled by air with my PR yet, I have a trip planned for next month. I have traveled with it by car, and it has been a real joy. It gets a lot of stares when I pull it out and unfold it,...
Forum: Triathlon
05-24-05, 06:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,130
Posted By cyclinrunt

Really?! That wasn't the answer I expected! You...

Really?! That wasn't the answer I expected! You use your Serotta for training - with a conventional set up and seat post angle, I assume, and then another bike for racing - what kind of bike? I have...
Forum: Triathlon
05-23-05, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,130
Posted By cyclinrunt

Race bike, Serotta

I'm always dreaming about my next bike. I think I'll go for a bike specifically for racing next. I'm picky about fit, and would like a custom bike. I'm curious why I rarely see Serotta bikes at...
Forum: Triathlon
05-16-05, 11:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,102
Posted By cyclinrunt

I know, but I'd like the convenience of putting...

I know, but I'd like the convenience of putting one up front. What works well for other people?
Forum: Triathlon
05-15-05, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,503
Posted By cyclinrunt

Thanks for the advice! Sounds wise to me.

Thanks for the advice! Sounds wise to me.
Forum: Triathlon
05-15-05, 06:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 14,503
Posted By cyclinrunt

I have the same question. I am swimming a 200m...

I have the same question. I am swimming a 200m pool swim in a triathlon in 2 weeks. The swim will be in a 50m pool. Currently I swim in a 25m pool, and I have timed 200m at 4 minutes, but that was...
Forum: Triathlon
05-14-05, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,102
Posted By cyclinrunt

aerobars and accessories

I just put aerobars on my road bike. I have a flight deck mounted in the center of my handlebars to the right of the stem, and I had a polar bike mount to the left. The bike shop moved the polar...
Forum: Foo
02-16-05, 03:08 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 7,797
Posted By cyclinrunt

I have enjoyed most of this thread, especially...

I have enjoyed most of this thread, especially early on, when many people posted very witty and positive remarks. It is good to know that there are so many open minded people on this forum, it makes...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-05, 12:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,436
Posted By cyclinrunt

Well, the update is that I'm running a half...

Well, the update is that I'm running a half marathon in less than a month, and doing a triathlon a month later! I was in (and out of) the brace for a couple of weeks, spent the next 4 weeks...
Forum: Folding Bikes
02-13-05, 07:17 PM
Replies: 1,505
Views: 564,771
Posted By cyclinrunt

Just got a Bike Friday Pocket Rocket Pro petite....

Just got a Bike Friday Pocket Rocket Pro petite. I'm still working the kinks out, getting to know it, but it is pretty amazing!
Forum: Triathlon
01-18-05, 11:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,936
Posted By cyclinrunt

Awesome! Let me know how you like the weekend...

Awesome! Let me know how you like the weekend seminar!
Forum: Triathlon
01-17-05, 09:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,142
Posted By cyclinrunt

Thanks for the info! I know what my next video...

Thanks for the info! I know what my next video will be!
Forum: Triathlon
01-16-05, 05:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 796
Posted By cyclinrunt

I use the 610, I got it before the others were...

I use the 610, I got it before the others were available. However, I find that using either the Forerunner GPS system, or the Fitsense footpod system is invaluable to my running. I like the freedom...
Forum: Triathlon
01-16-05, 05:12 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,936
Posted By cyclinrunt

I'll put my vote in for total immersion. I've...

I'll put my vote in for total immersion. I've used both the book and video mentioned, and they were helpful. Then I signed up for a weekend workshop, but it fell through. So instead, I got with a...
Forum: Triathlon
01-16-05, 05:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,142
Posted By cyclinrunt

I have heard about the 1999 video, in regards to...

I have heard about the 1999 video, in regards to Hoyt, but how is the rest of the coverage? Is it just the Hoyts coverage that makes it good, or it the rest of it good as well?
Forum: Triathlon
01-15-05, 10:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,491
Posted By cyclinrunt

I really didn't need to look at this page. I have...

I really didn't need to look at this page. I have enough bike lust already. I'm seriously jealous of MHR. I do like dreaming, though, so this is lots of fun!!
Forum: Triathlon
01-15-05, 10:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,095
Posted By cyclinrunt

I'm no expert, but the first step in any training...

I'm no expert, but the first step in any training program is base building. It isn't complicated, just a slow build in mileage from week to week, with one long ride a week. Don't expect to build...
Forum: Triathlon
01-14-05, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,142
Posted By cyclinrunt

Hawaii Ironman videos

I like to watch videos of the NBC coverage of the Hawaii Ironman while I'm on my trainer. I have several years, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, and 2004. I'd like to add another year or two, but I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-04, 12:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,265
Posted By cyclinrunt

What are you using, feltdude? I couldn't find a...

What are you using, feltdude? I couldn't find a link online. I found the Tacx I-magic trainer, and it looks sweet! (And cheaper than Computrainer) I have to admit to loving gadgets....
12-14-04, 10:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 436
Posted By cyclinrunt

I've been to the bike shop, and they couldn't...

I've been to the bike shop, and they couldn't find the source of the sound. They cleaned and greased the bottom bracket (which needed it), tightened the headset and pedals, no change. I'm beginning...
Forum: Triathlon
12-14-04, 10:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 895
Posted By cyclinrunt

To the contrary! I have never used aerobars, I...

To the contrary! I have never used aerobars, I haven't got a clue if they would be more comfortable to one's shoulder, or less so. I don't know whether my riding conditions or my skills would...
Forum: Triathlon
12-14-04, 10:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,141
Posted By cyclinrunt

Actually, putting the amphipod bottle into the...

Actually, putting the amphipod bottle into the holder is harder than taking it out.
Forum: Triathlon
12-14-04, 10:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,141
Posted By cyclinrunt

I've used both. I like the way the amphipod fits,...

I've used both. I like the way the amphipod fits, but I have a bad shoulder, and I find it difficult to reach behind myself and pull it out. Unfortunately, it is not an ambidextrous design. I also...
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