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Forum: Triathlon
10-25-06, 08:00 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 949
Posted By Jaybird

Mutt, That is a great starter kit...I just...

Mutt,
That is a great starter kit...I just don't know about the bike.

I was going to recommend a good bike, helmet, and tri-shorts. For a newbie, the other stuff can wait. I would put the money...
Forum: Triathlon
10-25-06, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,306
Posted By Jaybird

Wow, dude. You got a bike, wheels and cash...and...

Wow, dude. You got a bike, wheels and cash...and got the bad end of the deal! I know nothing about cars, thus I drive a Honda Odyssey and Nissan Sentra!!!! All original....HA!
Forum: Triathlon
10-23-06, 11:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,306
Posted By Jaybird

I think the bikes are cool looking. What did you...

I think the bikes are cool looking. What did you trade for it?
Forum: Triathlon
10-23-06, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 584
Posted By Jaybird

Good luck.

Good luck.
Forum: Triathlon
10-23-06, 11:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,020
Posted By Jaybird

Hed Alps.... I have a buddy who absolutely...

Hed Alps....
I have a buddy who absolutely loves them. They are his every day wheel...riding, racing, training, etc. He used them for IM WI '06 and every race this year.

Ksyrium SL's...
A LBS...
Forum: Triathlon
10-10-06, 09:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,493
Posted By Jaybird

This website has previewed a ton of '07 tri...

This website has previewed a ton of '07 tri bikes...check it out...

http://www.tri-gearreview.net/forms/Home.aspx
Forum: Triathlon
10-10-06, 09:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 766
Posted By Jaybird

Seems to me it would be tough to do a 1st year IM...

Seems to me it would be tough to do a 1st year IM race. Nobody to give you any advice!!!
Forum: Triathlon
10-10-06, 09:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 706
Posted By Jaybird

Good story and cool pics. Thanks for the race...

Good story and cool pics. Thanks for the race report.
Forum: Triathlon
09-27-06, 08:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,223
Posted By Jaybird

FYI, I noticed all the people "flying" by me at...

FYI, I noticed all the people "flying" by me at my latest tri were wearing aero type helmets. Couldn't read the brands...all I saw was ========= and almost crashed from the jetwash. The other...
Forum: Triathlon
09-27-06, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 909
Posted By Jaybird

I got a little emotional after my half-iron in...

I got a little emotional after my half-iron in Colorado, as the course beat me down like a red-headed stepchild. No offense to red-headed stepchildren out there!
Forum: Triathlon
09-27-06, 08:27 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,722
Posted By Jaybird

I agree with Ryan (rplong) that it was a long du....

I agree with Ryan (rplong) that it was a long du. Conditioning could be an issue, but I really don't know. Other than that, I wouldn't rule out a nutrition issue. Could you have been lacking some...
Forum: Triathlon
09-22-06, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By Jaybird

The scenery looks fantastic...the one of the...

The scenery looks fantastic...the one of the long, slow climb looked menacing!
Forum: Triathlon
09-22-06, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By Jaybird

It went well considering the weather and the fact...

It went well considering the weather and the fact I swam an extra 1/4 on the swim!

The wind blew the swim buoys off course the morning of the race, so they had to fix it last minute. Everyone...
Forum: Triathlon
09-22-06, 08:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 884
Posted By Jaybird

I'm doing IM Wisconsin.

I'm doing IM Wisconsin.
Forum: Triathlon
09-21-06, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Posted By Jaybird

Can't say much about the stress fracture to your...

Can't say much about the stress fracture to your foot other than I use running insoles, which soften the impact of running.

As far as the issue with your rollers...a new seat may help with...
Forum: Triathlon
09-20-06, 08:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 649
Posted By Jaybird

Chris, I did my first HIM last weekend and it...

Chris,
I did my first HIM last weekend and it sounds like we were at the same race...except mine was in Colorado. Cold, windy and lots of climbs. I was cracking up reading your story because the...
Forum: Triathlon
09-19-06, 08:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 750
Posted By Jaybird

Great job and great race report. Well done.

Great job and great race report. Well done.
Forum: Triathlon
09-18-06, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By Jaybird

Man, losing your chip and the rest could have...

Man, losing your chip and the rest could have been a bummer. You're taking it in stride and I take my hat off to you. Great race. Your swim and bike were smokin.
Forum: Triathlon
09-18-06, 04:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,242
Posted By Jaybird

I still stand by the Aerobottle...worked great...

I still stand by the Aerobottle...worked great this weekend. That Podium looks like it would weigh 20 pounds when full of liquid!
Forum: Triathlon
09-14-06, 09:38 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,242
Posted By Jaybird

FYI, forgot to mention the setup comes with big...

FYI, forgot to mention the setup comes with big black rubber bands, which I use also. I tried a couple rides without them and the bottle shook quite a bit. A couple of times, the velcro strap came...
Forum: Triathlon
09-14-06, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,245
Posted By Jaybird

My tribike is my only bike, thus all my rides are...

My tribike is my only bike, thus all my rides are on it. I ride with several friends, none of them have a tri-specific bikes. Depending on my mood, I'll either ride on my aerobars or my...
Forum: Triathlon
09-13-06, 04:25 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,172
Posted By Jaybird

Great report and pics...awesome job! Jay

Great report and pics...awesome job!
Jay
Forum: Triathlon
09-11-06, 03:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By Jaybird

Andy, I just spent 5 minutes reading the story...

Andy,
I just spent 5 minutes reading the story and 15 trying to decipher half of what you said. Time to teach you American English!;) Now I know how you must feel reading our slang. What's up...
Forum: Triathlon
09-11-06, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By Jaybird

not2fast, I understand what you were getting...

not2fast,
I understand what you were getting at...I was just offering a suggestion to you on how you could have worded your post...especially when the guy posted a good story w/pics. Thanks for the...
Forum: Triathlon
09-08-06, 11:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 938
Posted By Jaybird

If you contact the wetsuit maker...they can walk...

If you contact the wetsuit maker...they can walk you thru trimming up the wetsuit to fit. I haven't but probably should trim the legs a little. I'm in the same boat as you...had to buy a taller...
Forum: Triathlon
09-08-06, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 721
Posted By Jaybird

To be honest with you, any race information is...

To be honest with you, any race information is worth mentioning considering how few race stories are posted on this forum. Your comments are a little harsh. Could you please explain why you keep...
Forum: Triathlon
09-07-06, 10:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 938
Posted By Jaybird

I would rather swim in a trisuit than in a shorty...

I would rather swim in a trisuit than in a shorty wetsuit.

Sorry to hijack the thread, but I'm curious about using a surf wetsuit. I have an O'Neill full suit (3/2). Do you guys think this will...
Forum: Triathlon
09-07-06, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,242
Posted By Jaybird

I really love mine. I would recommend the...

I really love mine. I would recommend the bracket, as it is more secure. Also, I took out the yellow net thingy (sorry!) they provided and cut a sponge to fit. It doesn't splash at all and still...
Forum: Triathlon
08-30-06, 02:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By Jaybird

H2OChick, Thanks for the response. I was once...

H2OChick,
Thanks for the response. I was once in college, but that was many moons ago! I'm 33, so I still consider myself a young man ;) .

I couldn't agree with you more regarding using your...
Forum: Triathlon
08-30-06, 09:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,940
Posted By Jaybird

I'm glad you started this thread. I've been...

I'm glad you started this thread. I've been considering a set of the Mavic's and the Alps and was having trouble deciding. Hadn't heard of the Bontrager Race Lite's...I'll have to look them up....
Forum: Triathlon
08-30-06, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By Jaybird

That will be my first IM. Reading the story from...

That will be my first IM. Reading the story from Tom Demerly is a little scary! I sent it to a friend (the one who talked me into IM WI) as he has done it twice. I'll post what he says.

Thanks,...
Forum: Triathlon
08-28-06, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By Jaybird

Of those 3, which was the toughest course?

Of those 3, which was the toughest course?
Forum: Triathlon
08-28-06, 07:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 966
Posted By Jaybird

I even sometimes swim w/my tri singlet. I have a...

I even sometimes swim w/my tri singlet. I have a friend who does all of his races with a trisuit and he loves it. It's an Orca brand, but not sure which model.
Forum: Triathlon
08-24-06, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 759
Posted By Jaybird

J Style, My friend is doing IM AZ 2007...good...

J Style,
My friend is doing IM AZ 2007...good luck to both of you. I'm signing up for IM Wisconsin 2007 in Sept. It will be my first IM. I'm doing a HIM on Sept 17, 2006 in Aurora, CO.
Jay
Forum: Triathlon
08-23-06, 12:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 766
Posted By Jaybird

Looks like Dalai answered all of your questions! ...

Looks like Dalai answered all of your questions! There are a ton of websites out there. I use:
www.nytro.com
www.nashbar.com
www.all3sports.com
www.trizilla.com

the list goes on..and on..and...
Forum: Triathlon
08-23-06, 12:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 683
Posted By Jaybird

Chris, I'd heard the lines to sign up the next...

Chris,
I'd heard the lines to sign up the next day weren't that bad. I'll be signing up for IM Wisconsin on Sept 11th online.:D

Have a good trip and let us know what SWAG you get.
Jay
Forum: Triathlon
08-17-06, 10:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 686
Posted By Jaybird

SCARY!!! Swimming at a lake makes me more...

SCARY!!! Swimming at a lake makes me more worried about running into a brown trout...like the one Bill Murray drained the pool for in Caddyshack!
Forum: Triathlon
08-17-06, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 603
Posted By Jaybird

When you feel like walking, run slower.

When you feel like walking, run slower.
Forum: Triathlon
08-17-06, 09:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,521
Posted By Jaybird

You've shown this bike before. I think it is...

You've shown this bike before. I think it is cool looking. I hope you get some decent dough for it. Good luck!
Forum: Triathlon
08-16-06, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 686
Posted By Jaybird

I agree. I sight on a buoy, tree, houseboat,...

I agree. I sight on a buoy, tree, houseboat, etc. and I look up every 10-12 strokes. I also just slightly lift my head and only my eyes come out of the water. When I get near turn buoys, I sight...
Forum: Triathlon
08-16-06, 01:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 847
Posted By Jaybird

Those are great! I'm going to have to think a...

Those are great! I'm going to have to think a while and come up with one. Thanks!
Forum: Triathlon
08-16-06, 01:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 731
Posted By Jaybird

I would just say, "Have a good time...enjoy...

I would just say, "Have a good time...enjoy yourself."
Forum: Triathlon
08-16-06, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By Jaybird

Ryan, It is a really fun race. Has some hills,...

Ryan,
It is a really fun race. Has some hills, so you would do well. It is on the north end of NP. SR 83...the road you take when you exit from I-80...just follow it north to the edge of town. ...
Forum: Triathlon
08-16-06, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 537
Posted By Jaybird

Ironhorse race report

2006 Ironhorse Sprint Triathlon
August 12, 2006, North Platte, NE
Two distances; Super Sprint (200m swim, 8mile bike, 2 mile run) and Sprint (500m swim, 15 mile bike, 5 mile run) and two categories...
Forum: Triathlon
08-16-06, 08:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 537
Posted By Jaybird

I agree completely. Thanks for the story!

I agree completely. Thanks for the story!
Forum: Triathlon
08-16-06, 08:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 664
Posted By Jaybird

Great race, Chris. Thanks for the story.

Great race, Chris. Thanks for the story.
Forum: Triathlon
08-14-06, 09:29 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By Jaybird

Great job! Glad to hear you had a good...

Great job! Glad to hear you had a good time...get some of your friends involved. Misery loves company!
Forum: Triathlon
08-14-06, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 621
Posted By Jaybird

Great job! Glad to hear you had a good...

Great job! Glad to hear you had a good time...get some of your friends involved. Misery loves company!
Forum: Triathlon
08-11-06, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 781
Posted By Jaybird

Ditto from me.

Ditto from me.
Forum: Triathlon
08-11-06, 03:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 740
Posted By Jaybird

Price not being an issue....Kuoto Kalibur ...

Price not being an issue....Kuoto Kalibur

http://www.tri-gearreview.net/images/art/Guides/Bikes/Kuota%20Kalibur.jpg
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