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07-08-08, 09:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 590
Posted By ZackJones

Thanks for all of the replies. I will check out...

Thanks for all of the replies. I will check out the Thomson and others. I'm sure a 2-bolt design will work better for me. I know I tightened the bolt as tight as I could get it using a foldable Park...
07-07-08, 10:36 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 590
Posted By ZackJones

Seat Post Recommendation

Greetings,

I did a quick search and didn't see anything that looked like a match so here's my question. I'm looking for a seatpost for an '01 Gary Fisher MTB. The Bontrager post on it now has a...
11-15-05, 08:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,267
Posted By ZackJones

I'm there :)

I'm there :)
Forum: Triathlon
07-01-05, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 821
Posted By ZackJones

cjbruin: Did you forget to leave out the part...

cjbruin: Did you forget to leave out the part that you were running behind a group of absolutely beautiful women? :)

Seriously though, any chance you just zoned out for 6/10 of a mile and were...
Forum: Triathlon
07-01-05, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,872
Posted By ZackJones

Absolutely! Which reminds me I need to fire off...

Absolutely! Which reminds me I need to fire off an email to the editor about this whole situation :)
07-01-05, 06:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,479
Posted By ZackJones

Didn't Davis Phinney go through a rear windshield...

Didn't Davis Phinney go through a rear windshield as well several years ago?
07-01-05, 06:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 996
Posted By ZackJones

I won the first bike race I ever entered and I...

I won the first bike race I ever entered and I still keep the $2.50 trophy I got for it proudly displayed on the shelf. It is a wonderful feeling, indeed!
07-01-05, 06:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 454
Posted By ZackJones

Yes, by all means go race. Perhaps a little time...

Yes, by all means go race. Perhaps a little time off the bike will make you fresher.
Forum: Triathlon
07-01-05, 06:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 718
Posted By ZackJones

I'm taking a similar approach. I have one more...

I'm taking a similar approach. I have one more triathlon on the calendar this year, unless I squeeze in one down in Florida and next year I will race the tri the park series. I emphasized race...
Forum: Triathlon
06-29-05, 03:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,060
Posted By ZackJones

I just bought 5 of 'em. One for Donna, me, and...

I just bought 5 of 'em. One for Donna, me, and each of the kids to use when we go on vacation :)
Forum: Triathlon
06-29-05, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 718
Posted By ZackJones

It has. It made me realize that I am not on any...

It has. It made me realize that I am not on any sort of time table to do longer events. I will get around to doing them eventually but when I do I will be better prepared for them.
Forum: Triathlon
06-29-05, 03:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,872
Posted By ZackJones

I have the Equinox 7 which I loved until I found...

I have the Equinox 7 which I loved until I found out it's a girlie bike (according to Inside Triathlon magazine that is).
Forum: Triathlon
06-29-05, 03:26 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,231
Posted By ZackJones

That's one seriously fast looking bike!

That's one seriously fast looking bike!
Forum: Triathlon
06-23-05, 06:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 718
Posted By ZackJones

Not realizing there are 4 disciplines to a long...

Not realizing there are 4 disciplines to a long distance triathlon. The obvious 3, swim, bike and run. The 4th is the mental aspect of it. On June 5th I attempted to complete the Rock N Rollman half...
Forum: Triathlon
06-22-05, 06:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 718
Posted By ZackJones

If you can dream it you can achieve it (damn,...

If you can dream it you can achieve it (damn, that sounds like something MHR would say) :). Seriously though if you want to do an IM plan on doing one. I originally planned to do one next year but...
Forum: Triathlon
06-22-05, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 861
Posted By ZackJones

RT: I have considered the water bottle...

RT:

I have considered the water bottle idea, especially since I have a profile aero bottle. How much stuff can you cram into it? I would like to get at least two tubes and tire iron.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-05, 06:32 PM
Replies: 585
Views: 109,934
Posted By ZackJones

I own two Fuji's. A 2000 model Ace that is...

I own two Fuji's.

A 2000 model Ace that is built up with Sora triple and will be building up a 2003 Roubaix Pro (853 steel with carbon front fork) with Ultegra as soon as I pick up the missing...
Forum: Triathlon
06-21-05, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 718
Posted By ZackJones

TriBob nailed it. TTB is an excellent book. Going...

TriBob nailed it. TTB is an excellent book. Going Long is a great read for Ironman distance training.
Forum: Triathlon
06-21-05, 08:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 937
Posted By ZackJones

Like MHR I used to do all of my tri's in just a...

Like MHR I used to do all of my tri's in just a speedo. Compassion for my fellow men and women prevents me from wearing one now since it would not be a pretty sight :). For sprints I wear bike shorts...
Forum: Triathlon
06-21-05, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 861
Posted By ZackJones

I put everything in the seatbag. I carry enough...

I put everything in the seatbag. I carry enough stuff that I can change two tires and tighten the majority of the nuts and bolts on the bike if I need too.
Forum: Triathlon
06-21-05, 08:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 755
Posted By ZackJones

Snuffleupagus: Congrats on the triathlon - you...

Snuffleupagus: Congrats on the triathlon - you were hauling ass, speed wise, not mass wise :) on the bike.
Forum: Triathlon
06-21-05, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 628
Posted By ZackJones

CP: Congrats on another successful triathlon....

CP: Congrats on another successful triathlon. Good luck next month.
Forum: Triathlon
06-21-05, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 701
Posted By ZackJones

I don't subscribe but will buy it when traveling...

I don't subscribe but will buy it when traveling so I'll have something to read while waiting on flights, etc.
Forum: Triathlon
06-21-05, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 705
Posted By ZackJones

Congrats on the first triathlon! When's the next...

Congrats on the first triathlon! When's the next one :). As far as aerobars go I'll add another vote for Profile Airstrykes.
Forum: Triathlon
06-21-05, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,020
Posted By ZackJones

One thing you can do is start at the back of the...

One thing you can do is start at the back of the pack if it's a massive start or start at the back of your wave if the triathlon is having multiple waves. This keeps you out of the way of the fast...
06-15-05, 06:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 385
Posted By ZackJones

You had me going until I read after the ...'s :) ...

You had me going until I read after the ...'s :)

Congrats on the TT and I hope the hammie gets better soon.
Forum: Triathlon
06-15-05, 05:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,020
Posted By ZackJones

Just to answer the question that MHR didn't: It's...

Just to answer the question that MHR didn't: It's better to pee before the swim start instead of during. The swimmers behind you will appreciate your bladder control :)
06-15-05, 05:26 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,321
Posted By ZackJones

We had a guy in the novice class (WERA Clubman...

We had a guy in the novice class (WERA Clubman novice) that we called "Woody" 'cause he was scoring wood just about every weekend :)
Forum: Triathlon
06-10-05, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 689
Posted By ZackJones

Baggsy: I'll take a last place finish over a Did...

Baggsy: I'll take a last place finish over a Did Not Finish anyday. Good luck with your Du and let us know how it goes.
Forum: Triathlon
06-10-05, 11:37 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,861
Posted By ZackJones

kfb: The reason tri-shorts are shorter is to show...

kfb: The reason tri-shorts are shorter is to show off the untanned part of your legs :). For sprints I just wear regular bike shorts with their thick padding and all. I haven't had any issues on the...
Forum: Triathlon
06-10-05, 11:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 775
Posted By ZackJones

CP: Congrats! Good luck with the PMS triathlon.

CP: Congrats! Good luck with the PMS triathlon.
Forum: Triathlon
06-10-05, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,688
Posted By ZackJones

You will like aerobars once you get used to them....

You will like aerobars once you get used to them. The key, IMO, is practice with them as much as you can before your next triathlon. It takes some time to get really comfortable on them. Once you do...
Forum: Triathlon
06-08-05, 07:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,624
Posted By ZackJones

6. If you have shower facilities at work change...

6. If you have shower facilities at work change there before going to the pool. :)
Forum: Triathlon
06-08-05, 07:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 838
Posted By ZackJones

I use look pedals and have plenty of float with...

I use look pedals and have plenty of float with them.
Forum: Triathlon
06-08-05, 07:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 653
Posted By ZackJones

Sorry to hear about the motorcycle crash. I wish...

Sorry to hear about the motorcycle crash. I wish you a speedy recovery. How's did the motorcycle fare in the crash?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-05, 07:23 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,376
Posted By ZackJones

20 miles for me as part of the Macon Triathlon I...

20 miles for me as part of the Macon Triathlon I completed. I did my 20 miles decked out in my USA flag jersey to honor those that paid the ultimate price for serving our great nation.
Forum: Triathlon
05-31-05, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 690
Posted By ZackJones

For T-1 skip the towel off. The wind on the bike...

For T-1 skip the towel off. The wind on the bike ride will dry you fast enough :).

I setup my transition area on a towel folded in half. On the back half I put my running shoes.

On the front...
Forum: Triathlon
05-31-05, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,691
Posted By ZackJones

Look as far down the road as you possibly can....

Look as far down the road as you possibly can. This is something I learned while racing motorcycles. The further down the road you look the slower it seems that you're going. On downhills if I don't...
Forum: Triathlon
05-31-05, 04:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,144
Posted By ZackJones

Here's my short report for the Macon Triathlon I...

Here's my short report for the Macon Triathlon I completed yesterday. It was 800 yard swim, 20 mile bike, 3 mile run. My goals were 16 minutes for the swim, 90 minutes for the bike and sub 44 minutes...
Forum: Triathlon
05-31-05, 04:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 801
Posted By ZackJones

"Mikey" - you gotta love the support crew!...

"Mikey" - you gotta love the support crew! Congrats on the race!
Forum: Triathlon
05-19-05, 09:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 656
Posted By ZackJones

CP: Congrats on your progress - keep it up! As...

CP: Congrats on your progress - keep it up! As you do longer runs you might want to incorporate walk breaks into your run. Start off running the first mile and then start the run/walk route. This...
05-16-05, 06:43 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,295
Posted By ZackJones

No doubt. My wife likes my smooth legs and I've...

No doubt. My wife likes my smooth legs and I've gotten plenty of compliments when I wear shorts to work as well.
Forum: Triathlon
05-16-05, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 653
Posted By ZackJones

Fantastic! Good luck at IMLP!

Fantastic! Good luck at IMLP!
05-14-05, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 363
Posted By ZackJones

Sawtooth: Sounds like you had a great first race...

Sawtooth: Sounds like you had a great first race - congrats!
Forum: Introductions
05-14-05, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 429
Posted By ZackJones

Hello from Warner Robins!

Hello from Warner Robins!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-05, 08:04 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,295
Posted By ZackJones

Tough to say but he's how I make the call: -...

Tough to say but he's how I make the call:

- If you were passed going up hill and he was in the granny gear - that's ok. He has more gears and is a wuss for having to use them.

- If you were...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-05, 08:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,003
Posted By ZackJones

He probably wasn't wearing the minimum number of...

He probably wasn't wearing the minimum number of pieces. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-05, 07:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 609
Posted By ZackJones

I happen to like that dumb tan line.

I happen to like that dumb tan line.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-05, 07:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,053
Posted By ZackJones

Patriot: I feel your pain, but hang in there...

Patriot: I feel your pain, but hang in there brother, it will get better. This year started out great for me, riding, swimming, running getting good and ready for my tri season, then the project from...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-05, 07:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 863
Posted By ZackJones

Donna uses one of the epi-lady things (those...

Donna uses one of the epi-lady things (those gadgets that rip the hair out by the roots) and our shower is too small for both of us to shave at the same time. The only thing I can get her to shave...
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