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Forum: Triathlon
11-19-12, 10:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,725
Posted By Triguy

if it fits you:...

if it fits you: http://feltbicycles.com/USA/2013/TT-TRI/DA-Series/DA4.aspx
Forum: Triathlon
10-15-12, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 697
Posted By Triguy

No, he is a convicted doper.

No, he is a convicted doper.
Forum: For Sale
10-15-12, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,356
Sticky Saddle swap
Views: 308,741
Posted By Triguy

Have: Ritchey WCS biomax white Want:...

Have: Ritchey WCS biomax white

Want: Something ~140mm, cutout/pressure relief area prefer black; like WTB Devo, selle italia sl xc flow, etc...
10-15-12, 01:47 PM
Replies: 3,420
Views: 372,166
Posted By Triguy

Have: Ritchey WCS Biomax white saddle ...

Have:
Ritchey WCS Biomax white saddle
Bontrager VR (short shallow) 40cm handlebars
Ritchey Pro 27.2 seatpost
older Shimano 105 single pivot brakeset

Want:
~140mm wide saddle, with cutout,...
Forum: Triathlon
06-03-12, 10:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,473
Posted By Triguy

There is nothing inherently wrong with a longer...

There is nothing inherently wrong with a longer stride. It's quite obvious that to run faster you'll need a longer stride.

It is however, wrong to think "I'm going to lengthen my stride to run...
Forum: Triathlon
05-31-12, 04:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,192
Posted By Triguy

So in consideration of hydration setups, here are...

So in consideration of hydration setups, here are some of the big things that come to mind:
1. drinking enough(and concurrently getting enough calories)
2. ease of use(kind of goes hand in hand...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-12, 02:07 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,043
Posted By Triguy

I think he refinished Red parts to take out the...

I think he refinished Red parts to take out the red...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-12, 01:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,377
Posted By Triguy

A few quick recommendations on using aero bars on a road bike

One thing that seems to pop up on this forum with some regularity is aero bar use. When it comes to aerobars on road bikes there is definitely a good way and a bad way to use aerobars. I'm hoping...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-12, 11:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,136
Posted By Triguy

Can I ask why you think this upgrade is necessary...

Can I ask why you think this upgrade is necessary to race a triathlon? Why not run what your brung and hang on to the money for down the road?
Forum: Triathlon
05-08-12, 01:38 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,473
Posted By Triguy

To the OP. Neither stride mechanism will have an...

To the OP. Neither stride mechanism will have an effect on your speed unless something is wrong with your stride. I definitely would not try lengthening my stride and I would only attempt increasing...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-12, 12:20 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,872
Posted By Triguy

Well I know that, its why they design, as I put...

Well I know that, its why they design, as I put it, from the nose out. I was actually referring to the kamm tail concept as the tire being on the trailing edge of the airfoil. I also suspect that the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-12, 10:11 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,872
Posted By Triguy

I don't care what you've ridden. The data is well...

I don't care what you've ridden. The data is well established, it's not just Zipp. Most companies who actually use wind tunnels and cfd to design their wheels have figured out that the best way to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-12, 08:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,872
Posted By Triguy

Measurable is different than noticeable. In this...

Measurable is different than noticeable. In this case, the speed difference is quite measurable even if not noticeable.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-12, 06:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,872
Posted By Triguy

What are you looking for? Do you want no...

What are you looking for? Do you want no compromise speed?

The FC is really a faster wheel, especially for 23mm tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-12, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 790
Posted By Triguy

The Zipp stuff looks really good. You are right...

The Zipp stuff looks really good. You are right though, it's not particularly light. It gets good reviews, but so do lots of component makers alloy stuff.

The Deda numbers are generally no where...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-12, 05:24 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,780
Posted By Triguy

This is about right, what most people who do in...

This is about right, what most people who do in the 41 takes little "skill." To do what Taylor Phinney, Cav or or other people who make money riding bikes do, takes a **** ton of skill. From...
Forum: Triathlon
05-06-12, 10:29 AM
Replies: 773
Views: 337,840
Posted By Triguy

That trek is flipping sweet.

That trek is flipping sweet.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-05-12, 04:11 PM
Replies: 26,585
Views: 16,386,607
Posted By Triguy

248572 Cyfac aluminum frame, handbuilt...

248572

Cyfac aluminum frame, handbuilt wheels, campy 10s alloy centaur, energy crankset, easton bar, stem and seatpost; about 8 kilos last time I checked
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-12, 10:19 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,429
Posted By Triguy

I've found that fixing the setback will lead to a...

I've found that fixing the setback will lead to a more comfortable position. Essentially, even though the space from handlebar to seat goes up, you move your weight to your ass where it's supposed...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-12, 09:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,429
Posted By Triguy

Also, I wouldn't get caught up on the steerer...

Also, I wouldn't get caught up on the steerer cutting thing. Who knows who or when it was cut. Even if it was the shop, thats how you bought it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-12, 09:25 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,429
Posted By Triguy

Bike size doesn't look so bad. Hmmm, time and a...

Bike size doesn't look so bad. Hmmm, time and a better fit might be the answer.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-12, 05:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,429
Posted By Triguy

say it with me now... roubaix

say it with me now... roubaix
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-12, 02:36 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,072
Posted By Triguy

Ridley has a program similar to Project one, see...

Ridley has a program similar to Project one, see the customize button on their carbon bike pages:
http://www.ridley-bikes.com/pd/us/en-gb/1/499/road/Damocles...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-12, 10:44 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,072
Posted By Triguy

I'd say either Scott Foil 30 or go for custom...

I'd say either Scott Foil 30 or go for custom painted.

Ribble carries the Deda Scuro RS(this is a frame made by Deda and used by numerous brands, gets great reviews) for about $1200 for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-12, 09:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,935
Posted By Triguy

Ritchey WCS is a pretty easy to use, easy on the...

Ritchey WCS is a pretty easy to use, easy on the eyes seatpost. Alloy model weighs 225 grams and can be had for $50ish, carbon weighs 185 grams and can be had for $150.

Theres also models from...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-25-12, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By Triguy

This is my experience as well. The first thing...

This is my experience as well. The first thing you should do to any bike, before deciding whether or not it fits is to put the seat in the appropriate place. People new to biking often have their...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-12, 12:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By Triguy

I have not noticed venting issues either but I've...

I have not noticed venting issues either but I've only had them since this past winter.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-12, 10:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By Triguy

I've got some of the lower end road shoes. I've...

I've got some of the lower end road shoes. I've owned some Pearl Izumi road shoes in the past and some Sidi tri shoes as well.

The Bont uppers and lowers are stiff but they are comfortable. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-12, 10:34 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,111
Posted By Triguy

I'd go aluminum. Do you need a certain...

I'd go aluminum.

Do you need a certain angle?

I'd suggest Pro PLT, $50-60, 130 grams in 100mm, stainless bolts and stiff.

The Deda suggested by someone is a decent option, though its about...
Forum: Triathlon
04-23-12, 02:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 743
Posted By Triguy

Congrats on the purchase. Parts like front...

Congrats on the purchase.

Parts like front derailleur, rear derailleur and brakes won't really have an impact on race speed so I'd skip upgrades there.

Theres an old list on bang for the buck...
Forum: Triathlon
04-23-12, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,027
Posted By Triguy

Reynolds lacks two things (on most of their...

Reynolds lacks two things (on most of their wheels) that some of their competitors offer which are tangible improvements.

1. A toroidal, blunt nose rim shape. Zipp, Enve, Hed, 3T and Bontrager all...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-12, 02:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 868
Posted By Triguy

Hey Jimmy, I'm a small guy who has ridden Hed 3...

Hey Jimmy, I'm a small guy who has ridden Hed 3 set, 404 type wheels and a disc with both.

I disagree with Merlin that a Hed 3 is easier to handle than a disc. I have found that a disc tends to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-12, 05:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By Triguy

I guess I'd be surprised if it were that much...

I guess I'd be surprised if it were that much worse, say around .00384. Vittoria says the Rubino pro is supposed to have about 25% more rolling resistance, which would be more along the lines of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-12, 05:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 791
Posted By Triguy

I have a WCS biomax and its okay, better than...

I have a WCS biomax and its okay, better than most saddles for my personal fit needs but its not perfect. The cutout helps a little bit, but it's not generous enough in my opinion.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-12, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By Triguy

asgelle, I have revision 9 of al's data and don't...

asgelle, I have revision 9 of al's data and don't see the Rubino Pro Slick on there. Am I missing something?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-12, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By Triguy

a. If I were doing my first tri, I wouldn't buy a...

a. If I were doing my first tri, I wouldn't buy a thing. I'd go out and enjoy myself, even if it meant giving up a handful of watts.
b. If I were going to buy a dedicated race tire, I'd go a touch...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-12, 02:39 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,573
Posted By Triguy

What if one frame is aerodynamically more...

What if one frame is aerodynamically more efficient? On a long decent at +30mph, we could be talking a good gap.

Canyon's Aeroad for example is aerodynamically worse than a Cannondale Super Six....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-12, 10:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,573
Posted By Triguy

Tour recently did a test which had some people a...

Tour recently did a test which had some people a little huffy over test protocol but it looked fairly sound. The S5, Venge and Felt AR were more aero than the Scott Foil and Litespeed C1. Though the...
Forum: Triathlon
04-14-12, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 614
Posted By Triguy

I'm almost certain that bike would do just fine....

I'm almost certain that bike would do just fine. Best way to tell? Go out and ride it for 10 or 20 miles.

I'm a strong proponent of doing exactly what you're suggesting, trying a few races as...
Forum: Triathlon
04-14-12, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 632
Posted By Triguy

Most recently about a half Olympic sprint, actual...

Most recently about a half Olympic sprint, actual distances, 800 yd swim, 13 mile bike, 3.5 mile run:
indoor swim - 11:33
Bike - 31:53
Run - 18:14
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-12, 10:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By Triguy

it's a walmart special, don't do it

it's a walmart special, don't do it
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-12, 05:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 824
Posted By Triguy

I'm not in the twin cities any more but always...

I'm not in the twin cities any more but always liked GW, any chance he rides a 54cm? http://gearwestbike.com/product/11trek-madone-6.2-compact-h2-73566-1.htm

or a 58...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-12, 03:12 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,680,295
Posted By Triguy

Tmonk, that Soul has so many great parts choices,...

Tmonk, that Soul has so many great parts choices, I'll say hot. The gloss 3t fork and Thomson parts look a little off on the matte frame but the Hollogram cranks and Traditional drop bars make up for...
04-11-12, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,149
Posted By Triguy

so, anyways... First, to Fiets, I'm fast...

so, anyways...

First, to Fiets, I'm fast enough in all respects which I need to be. 2nd in my last race, 1st the time before that, 1st in the 5k before that. Not to mention, this is for my road...
04-11-12, 01:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,149
Posted By Triguy

I have a tall headset top cap, such as this:...

I have a tall headset top cap, such as this: http://www.blueskycycling.com/product_image/18137_md.jpg

I need a short headset top cap, such as this:...
04-11-12, 11:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,149
Posted By Triguy

help me choose a headset (or topcap)

EDIT: Did not mean top cap; meant upper bearing cover. Still looking for confirmation on my question.

hello all,

my headset top cap is a little too tall(especially since it has a 1cm spacer...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-12, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 572
Posted By Triguy

I'd be aware that it has 650c wheels. If you...

I'd be aware that it has 650c wheels. If you already own a 650c bike, then no sweat. If you don't, then be ready to buy different sized tires/tubes. I would be hesitant to go 650c at this point, it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-12, 03:25 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,021
Posted By Triguy

No surprise that a company whose idea of bike...

No surprise that a company whose idea of bike design is repainting a hong-fu, thinks wind tunnel testing looks like that.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-12, 04:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,021
Posted By Triguy

No, no it is not. It's mostly about power to cda...

No, no it is not. It's mostly about power to cda ratio. At race speeds depending on the person about 75% of your energy goes towards overcoming aerodynamic drag. People use power to weight for...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-12, 11:28 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 813
Posted By Triguy

Though I agree that tt bikes are better served to...

Though I agree that tt bikes are better served to non pack riding, the Tour's where you see TT or TTT on road bikes are usually for this reason: "For reasons of logistics, and so as to not penalise...
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