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07-19-19, 08:46 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

The benefits of the aero bars in TT or triathlon...

The benefits of the aero bars in TT or triathlon vs road bars is proven in every TDF TT (well except moutain stages). The aerobars essentially made TT funny bikes obsolete. The theory behind the...
07-18-19, 10:33 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Well if they're novice cyclist, I'd just leave...

Well if they're novice cyclist, I'd just leave the road bars. However if they're experienced cyclist but new triathlons, then those will work. The trick is, the wider the elbow rest the more...
07-18-19, 10:07 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

The original tri bar-end shifters were gripshift...

The original tri bar-end shifters were gripshift like I use. Back then whatever the pros had that's what you wanted. However some of those same pros were component sponsored (usually Shimano) and...
07-18-19, 06:19 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

^^^Bahaha

^^^Bahaha
07-18-19, 04:39 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

:thumb:

:thumb:
07-17-19, 04:59 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

You had me at Pink. Nice acquisition.

You had me at Pink.
Nice acquisition.
07-16-19, 03:37 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

MAN!, if I could get down to 145 I'd be a...

MAN!, if I could get down to 145 I'd be a Monster. I weighed myself race morning (430am) and not only did I Not make my goal weight of 175 but I also gained a pound since my last weigh in (178-179)....
07-16-19, 02:35 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

You Sure that wasn't the trekenstein? Man I did...

You Sure that wasn't the trekenstein?
Man I did the C-Cat test on my Dura Ace equipped Carbon Ironman and.....it failed. ONE revolution. I noticed (when I compared it to my others) the rear...
07-14-19, 12:04 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Just finished up our hometown triathlon. My swim...

Just finished up our hometown triathlon. My swim and everyone's was a bit slower due to the one of four portions being against a strong current. Oh well it was the same for every one alike. I'm not a...
07-14-19, 09:27 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

+1 Looking Good.

+1
Looking Good.
07-13-19, 06:52 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

I remember those. Seems the one I saw was a...

I remember those. Seems the one I saw was a blueish clear.
07-13-19, 06:46 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

^^^And saddle. Nicely Done.

^^^And saddle. Nicely Done.
07-13-19, 05:24 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

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Well not sure to go with this setup or switch out the front wheel to...
07-13-19, 03:26 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

So I put my race wheels on my '88 Carbon Ironman...

So I put my race wheels on my '88 Carbon Ironman and took it out for a test ride. And I got a click coming from the Front wheel. I don't know what it is, possibly the hub? The click us definitely the...
07-13-19, 03:05 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Check the main Ironman thread. Not sure how to...

Check the main Ironman thread. Not sure how to post link.
https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/767379-post-your-centurion-ironman-love-80s-paint-jobs-281.html
07-13-19, 11:24 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Since I don't have any experience with a compact...

Since I don't have any experience with a compact crankset, I really can't comment. Buuut... whatever the terrain calls for in the Tri is what I'd appreciate, if it were me.
07-13-19, 11:20 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

RobbieTunes may have one for sale as his...

RobbieTunes may have one for sale as his Centurion Carbon just bit the dust. However not sure what brand it is. Also Danbianchi881 has a Centurion Carbon that has the oem seatpost so he could tell...
07-13-19, 02:23 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

The Centurion Carbon Ironman and Carbon-R both...

The Centurion Carbon Ironman and Carbon-R both used a 25.0 seatpost. However, I'm not sure which brand was oem.
07-12-19, 08:41 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Steve, don't forget to drill out the water...

Steve, don't forget to drill out the water bottles.
07-11-19, 02:31 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

'85 Ironman, 58cm. I just think that color...

'85 Ironman, 58cm.
I just think that color scheme is really cool.

I was saving my pennies in a 5 gallon water bottle, for components to put on just such an Ironman. But just cashed it in to pay...
07-11-19, 10:29 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

So Monday I start my ride using my '86 classic at...

So Monday I start my ride using my '86 classic at 601pm. Now I have 4 stop lights before my main road then one more stop light before turn around. Also I probably should mention I have 2 stop signs....
07-10-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 57
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Posted By texaspandj

Im not 100% convinced that everyone Bhurt about...

Im not 100% convinced that everyone Bhurt about Lance is because 1. He cheated or 2. The way he mistreated people. Knowing how corrupt a lot of sports are and how those athletes are how are they able...
07-10-19, 06:06 AM
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Views: 3,338
Posted By texaspandj

If I interviewed Lance I would ask So why did...

If I interviewed Lance I would ask
So why did you start your training so early in the season?
Why did you train specifically on the courses you'd be racing on?
The TDF is the most well known...
07-10-19, 05:33 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Yep, all roads lead to Lance.

Yep, all roads lead to Lance.
07-09-19, 01:52 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Why? Oh that's right because they took his 7 TdF...

Why? Oh that's right because they took his 7 TdF wins away and gave them to the runner up.....wait, no runner up.. Well at least they didn't take Pete rose world series wins away.
07-09-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,324
Posted By texaspandj

Perhaps specifically 1980 wasn't a great year,...

Perhaps specifically 1980 wasn't a great year, but the '80s in general were awesome for someone like me in their 20s. And as for bikes, aero levers, click shifting, clip pedals, aero everthing, non...
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07-08-19, 08:07 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

This thread could last. Bad moon on the rise? I...

This thread could last.
Bad moon on the rise? I thought it was there's a bathroom on the right.
07-07-19, 03:46 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Duly noted.:thumb:

Duly noted.:thumb:
07-07-19, 03:39 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Is this chip seal and is chip seal limestone? ...

Is this chip seal and is chip seal limestone?
Whatever it is I don't like it. I posted earlier that the Carbon Ironman is not much different than my steel Ironman on rough roads. However the Carbon...
07-07-19, 02:43 PM
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Views: 1,095
Posted By texaspandj

Here's my triathlon bike and I'm pretty sure I...

Here's my triathlon bike and I'm pretty sure I couldn't go much faster on the "Formula...
07-07-19, 01:08 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Man that's Nice.

Man that's Nice.
07-07-19, 07:45 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Still got em. They're tubular, so I'll use them...

Still got em. They're tubular, so I'll use them strictly for racing.
I've mentioned this before but my only experience with deep section race wheels was in an half Ironman. I was using a prototype...
07-07-19, 04:16 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Speaking of the Sun. It's been raining, flooding...

Speaking of the Sun. It's been raining, flooding really in Texas for months now (probably the whole nation). But it's finally let off enough for them to forecast a whole week of No rain with the...
07-07-19, 03:48 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Looked fine to me. It was probably just the Sun...

Looked fine to me. It was probably just the Sun in her eyes. I say keep the pic in.
07-06-19, 01:01 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

It had a good run. Rest In Pieces.

It had a good run. Rest In Pieces.
07-06-19, 11:24 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Where is that crack located? Well, might as...

Where is that crack located?
Well, might as well do an autopsy to figure out how Centurion put their vintage carbons together.
07-06-19, 08:31 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Looks like UG/HG to me, Yay!...
07-05-19, 08:17 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

To be clear, I want to put my 8 speed HG dura...

To be clear, I want to put my 8 speed HG dura ace cassette on there. The wheels are pricey and at the top of my limit for wheels...but I like those wheels.
07-05-19, 05:49 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

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I'm lacking patience in my search for wheels for my 8 speed '88...
07-05-19, 03:44 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 4,667
Posted By texaspandj

Do your ears hang low? Do they wobble to and...

Do your ears hang low?
Do they wobble to and fro?
Can you tie 'em in a knot?
Can you tie 'em in a bow?
Can you throw 'em o'er your shoulder
Like a continental soldier?
Do your ears hang low?
07-03-19, 08:38 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Whatever floats your Butt.

Whatever floats your Butt.
07-03-19, 04:28 PM
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Views: 1,089
Posted By texaspandj

Amazing, and Congratulations.

Amazing, and Congratulations.
07-02-19, 03:21 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Agreed , duathlons are tougher than triathlons....

Agreed , duathlons are tougher than triathlons. But mostly due to the disproportion. The Swim portion by a lot is shorter. The run and bike portions end up about even.
I've been in combat contact...
07-02-19, 11:11 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Pm'd you for DA 8 speed cassette.

Pm'd you for DA 8 speed cassette.
07-02-19, 10:07 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

Yep, I've posted this story before but... After...

Yep, I've posted this story before but...
After a few years of no triathlons I decided to get back to it. I had 3 races lined up. The first was in the spring around March or April. It was only 350...
07-02-19, 07:08 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

It was a "Jack Scott". But this time this is a...

It was a "Jack Scott".
But this time this is a real Ironman....only the name has been changed to protect the innocent .
07-02-19, 04:07 AM
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Posted By texaspandj

That is an '85 Ironman. It's in my size, 54cm....

That is an '85 Ironman. It's in my size, 54cm. Also the condition I'm hoping for. Unfortunately, not my price....yet. However, it also fits RT now. With his negotiating abilities he stands a real...
06-30-19, 08:20 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

One of two 40 mph 1/2 mile down hill section. The...

One of two 40 mph 1/2 mile down hill section. The other 40 mph down hill is a 1/4 mile. That is Lake Waco on the bottom of the pic. ...
06-30-19, 07:35 PM
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Posted By texaspandj

Biked 40 today, out and back. I prefer Out and...

Biked 40 today, out and back. I prefer Out and back as its more a true tell of my fitness. I used my Carbon Ironman with my '88 Ironman wheels. It's definitely lighter. And I can tell that when I...
06-30-19, 09:48 AM
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Views: 598,467
Posted By texaspandj

I put the wheels from my '89 Summertime Blues in...

I put the wheels from my '89 Summertime Blues in my '88 Carbon Midnight Rider. I haven't ridden my Carbon Ironman since I changed its components to Dura Ace 8 speed. I still haven't found permanent...
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