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Forum: Triathlon
09-13-07, 02:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 771
Posted By jer2wcs

I just finished my first tri a couple of weeks...

I just finished my first tri a couple of weeks ago. It had similar distances - 400 yd swim, 8 mile bike, and 2 mile run. I am a Clyde (240) and I had been training for three months.

I didn't...
Forum: Commuting
09-11-07, 12:45 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,160
Posted By jer2wcs

tri it out

Swim. Bike. Run.

Then, train like you are going to race in each discipline one right after the other. Tri it out.
Forum: Commuting
07-18-07, 02:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By jer2wcs

Very cool picture. That part of town is growing...

Very cool picture. That part of town is growing like crazy. The intersection looks pretty different now. There are many more things built up on the corners. Although, there is still a ton of...
Forum: Commuting
07-17-07, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 634
Posted By jer2wcs

Scary Stuff...

I commute to/from work here in Reno, NV. There was an article today about a bicyclist that was killed this morning. The scary thing is, this is one of the intersections that I ride through on the...
Forum: Commuting
06-19-07, 11:31 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,576
Posted By jer2wcs

Actually, you need to cook that oatmeal first. ...

Actually, you need to cook that oatmeal first. Just get the 1-minute version of oats and add some hot water to it and let it sit for a couple of minutes. Then add it to the smoothie. Yes, your...
Forum: Triathlon
06-14-07, 11:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 808
Posted By jer2wcs

Sorry, was that a joke? Here is the info I found...

Sorry, was that a joke? Here is the info I found for the TT01:

2007Pricing information:

Time Machine TT01 custom frameset (pictured above): $12,250


A little pricey for a starter bike, hey?
Forum: Triathlon
06-14-07, 11:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 808
Posted By jer2wcs

Is this one of the first things I should do? I...

Is this one of the first things I should do? I ride 32 miles every day commuting to work at a pretty decent pace without aero bars. Will they make that much of a difference in a 12 mile race? They...
Forum: Triathlon
06-14-07, 11:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 808
Posted By jer2wcs

Thanks to everyone for their input. I really...

Thanks to everyone for their input. I really appreciate the info.
Forum: Triathlon
06-14-07, 03:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 808
Posted By jer2wcs

I know this may sound stupid, but do you really...

I know this may sound stupid, but do you really think I *have* to take the rear rack off? The only reason I ask is because it was a super pain to get on.

Clipless pedals are coming soon, I just...
Forum: Triathlon
06-14-07, 02:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 808
Posted By jer2wcs

First Triathlon Question

Ok, so I have made up my mind that I am going to do a couple of triathlons later this year. I have my training schedule worked out and am fired up.

I only have one bike... the ol' commuter. It...
Forum: Commuting
06-13-07, 04:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,025
Posted By jer2wcs

For what it is worth... I drive the car monday...

For what it is worth... I drive the car monday morning to work and bring all my food and clothes for the week to the office. I stash the food in the fridge in my cube and the clothes out of site. ...
06-11-07, 04:58 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,466
Posted By jer2wcs

Not a bike computer, but I ride with a Garmin...

Not a bike computer, but I ride with a Garmin 60CSx handheld GPS unit. A little overkill... I initially bought it for other uses, but when I realized that they had a bike mount for it I thought...
06-11-07, 04:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 812
Posted By jer2wcs

Hey, if you gotta ask... :D

Hey, if you gotta ask... :D
Forum: Commuting
06-08-07, 12:11 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,478
Posted By jer2wcs

I guess I am not the bigger man. When I saw them...

I guess I am not the bigger man. When I saw them all turn around to admire their handiwork I gave them the biggest bird I could muster. I tried to smile at the same time, but it is hard to do when...
Forum: Commuting
06-08-07, 12:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,478
Posted By jer2wcs

No, not an option as I live in Reno/Sparks NV. ...

No, not an option as I live in Reno/Sparks NV.

However, there was a Sheriff's SUV at the bottom of the hill. If I would have known that I *might* have been able to haul ass down the hill and...
Forum: Commuting
06-07-07, 01:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,478
Posted By jer2wcs

Getting Buzzed

Ok, so I am on my third week of commuting. 15 miles one way, mostly flat with a few hills. I have to say 99.99% of the cars I have encountered have been extremely accomodating towards me. I have...
Forum: Commuting
06-06-07, 01:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,007
Posted By jer2wcs

Touche. I guess I don't mind that part. I...

Touche. I guess I don't mind that part.

I was just looking forward to the complementary ride home with a tailwind.
Forum: Commuting
06-06-07, 10:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,007
Posted By jer2wcs

Frickin' Headwinds!

So, yesterday what probably the toughest commute I have ever done. 15 miles one way into a ~20mph headwind the whole way in the morning.

No problem for the afternoon, right? Should be riding...
Forum: Commuting
06-06-07, 10:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,840
Posted By jer2wcs

I just put 1.4" Ritchey Tom Slicks on my mountain...

I just put 1.4" Ritchey Tom Slicks on my mountain bike for commuting. They seem to be durable enough. BTW, great decision to do so. Putting the slicks cut 10 mins. off my 1 hour commute.
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