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Forum: Triathlon
08-17-06, 08:29 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,149
Posted By LBonney

ahh to have the problem of what to do with that...

ahh to have the problem of what to do with that much money.............
Forum: Triathlon
08-16-06, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,955
Posted By LBonney

Go with the P3. I have an 05 Dual 10, which I...

Go with the P3. I have an 05 Dual 10, which I bought for a lot less, but if the difference was that close, I'd have gone up two steps.

Full Dura Ace is a misnomer, since the only upgrade is the...
Forum: Triathlon
08-11-06, 11:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By LBonney

Keo Carbon Pedals - I use & love them. Grey...

Keo Carbon Pedals - I use & love them. Grey cleats.......
Forum: Triathlon
08-09-06, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,035
Posted By LBonney

As a Cervelo owner I wouldn't want to discourage...

As a Cervelo owner I wouldn't want to discourage anyone from buying one. i love mine.

But- basically the Soloist is a road bike with aero tubes & a two position seat post head.

As much as you...
Forum: Triathlon
07-14-06, 02:02 PM
Replies: 773
Views: 334,076
Posted By LBonney

http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c210/lbonney/cer...

http://i28.photobucket.com/albums/c210/lbonney/cervelo.jpg
Forum: Triathlon
03-20-06, 10:21 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,015
Posted By LBonney

l just love how discussions about other bike...

l just love how discussions about other bike brands always get hijacked by my Cervelo loving breatheren. :-)
Forum: Triathlon
03-10-06, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 729
Posted By LBonney

I have them. No noise on mine.

I have them. No noise on mine.
Forum: Triathlon
03-10-06, 09:32 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 398
Posted By LBonney

$1200 (are you sure the cranks are carbon? If so...

$1200 (are you sure the cranks are carbon? If so add at least $125)
Forum: Triathlon
03-08-06, 08:13 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,202
Posted By LBonney

you can always rent a wetsuit........

you can always rent a wetsuit........
Forum: Triathlon
03-06-06, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 689
Posted By LBonney

I would make sure you do bike/run workouts every...

I would make sure you do bike/run workouts every week. Some would say run at least 1 mile after every bike workout to adjust to the way it feels.

Use a HRM to keep yousesf consistent, & keep pedal...
Forum: Triathlon
02-28-06, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 692
Posted By LBonney

I bought some Look KEO carbon pedals on e-bay,...

I bought some Look KEO carbon pedals on e-bay, new for $150. They are sweet.
Forum: Triathlon
02-14-06, 03:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 986
Posted By LBonney

When I was looking for my Cervelo, the first shop...

When I was looking for my Cervelo, the first shop I went to was convinced that I needed at 58 (what they had in stock), the next said "no, no you need a 56", (which is what they had in stock).

So...
Forum: Triathlon
02-14-06, 09:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 986
Posted By LBonney

Funny how the bike they have ususally is the...

Funny how the bike they have ususally is the "right " fit for the person who is looking

Go with a road bike, log lots of miles, then buy a tri bike.
Forum: Triathlon
02-08-06, 07:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By LBonney

the P2SL is a nice upgrade over the P2K. Both...

the P2SL is a nice upgrade over the P2K. Both were out of my price range though. My Dual 10 is lots of fun though.......
Forum: Triathlon
02-07-06, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By LBonney

I ddin't mean it was heavy for a TRI bike, I...

I ddin't mean it was heavy for a TRI bike, I thought it look heavy for a Titanuim bike. The bike in question is a ROAD bike.
Forum: Triathlon
02-07-06, 09:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 562
Posted By LBonney

seems very heavy for a Ti bike. Component...

seems very heavy for a Ti bike.

Component mix is also a bit old. Shimano 600 hasn't been around for several years. I'd stay away, it seems a bit of a mongrel.

What about the shifters, are...
Forum: Triathlon
02-02-06, 02:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,179
Posted By LBonney

I've seen people mount standard STI levers on...

I've seen people mount standard STI levers on Bullhorns.
Forum: Triathlon
02-02-06, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,978
Posted By LBonney

try renting some first. Some placed rent race...

try renting some first. Some placed rent race wheels for the weekend
like:
www.fastsplits.com
Forum: Triathlon
02-02-06, 09:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,179
Posted By LBonney

Hey, is that the same system I've seen CSC using...

Hey, is that the same system I've seen CSC using on their Cervelo P3's , it looks sweet.
Forum: Triathlon
01-23-06, 09:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 519
Posted By LBonney

You may have trouble finding any shifters or a 6...

You may have trouble finding any shifters or a 6 speed cluster, unless you remount your existing ones. Most newer systems are 9 & 10 speeds on the back.
Also, the spacing on the rear end may limit...
Forum: Triathlon
01-19-06, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By LBonney

the -05 is much better looking (IMHO) than the...

the -05 is much better looking (IMHO) than the 06. Not much different in specs, except the fork, and the 05 has a much nicer Vision Tech base bar. Everything else is the same. The later '05's (like...
Forum: Triathlon
01-18-06, 03:52 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 825
Posted By LBonney

What size are you looking for ?? I think my LBS...

What size are you looking for ?? I think my LBS has a couple leftover Dual 10's

http://seasidecycle.com/site/page.cfm?PageID=125
Forum: Triathlon
01-18-06, 09:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,033
Posted By LBonney

I noticed on one of your posts that the "New"...

I noticed on one of your posts that the "New" bike is a P3C. Sweeeeet.........

I think the Cervelo's run longer than most on the top tube, which is probably the more important dimension. The 54...
Forum: Triathlon
01-18-06, 09:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By LBonney

1. Keep change to a minimum. You can...

1.

Keep change to a minimum. You can always change your mind later.
Forum: Triathlon
01-17-06, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By LBonney

Assuming 700c wheels, I would go with 700x 23...

Assuming 700c wheels, I would go with 700x 23 tires, I would get some with some light all-weather tread. Specialized perhaps. They will be about 90-110 PSI tires. I'd probably go to the bike shop &...
Forum: Triathlon
01-17-06, 09:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 14,033
Posted By LBonney

the 54 will allow a more aerodynamic position...

the 54 will allow a more aerodynamic position since you will be able to lower the handlebars more with respect to the saddle. The 54 may also be a little lighter. Just make sure the cranks are long...
Forum: Triathlon
01-17-06, 08:59 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 599
Posted By LBonney

After tires I would save the money. Very little...

After tires I would save the money. Very little will be gained by changing components, especially since they will only be a temporary fix.

Aerobars will not help much , since the geometry is too...
Forum: Triathlon
01-17-06, 08:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,935
Posted By LBonney

Two words - Body Glide.....

Two words - Body Glide.....
Forum: Triathlon
01-06-06, 12:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,239
Posted By LBonney

It Must Be A Serious Problem For This Person,...

It Must Be A Serious Problem For This Person, Given That His Name Is Tightbikeshorts..............
Forum: Triathlon
01-05-06, 12:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,062
Posted By LBonney

Put road tires on the MTN bike & off you go. Gear...

Put road tires on the MTN bike & off you go. Gear up later.
Forum: Triathlon
12-29-05, 03:53 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By LBonney

You could drill holes in the sides of the ends of...

You could drill holes in the sides of the ends of your bars and fit the screw thru to the other side of the bar & fasten.

Or ....you could just get bar end shifters.
Forum: Triathlon
12-29-05, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By LBonney

Usually in a triathlon I find that spinning...

Usually in a triathlon I find that spinning faster uses your cardio system more, leaving more strength in you legs. Hammering on the ride exhausts your legs too much for effective running after....
Forum: Triathlon
12-29-05, 10:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 642
Posted By LBonney

try this. ...

try this.

http://www.profile-design.com/2006_product_pages/accesories/acc_swiftshift.html
Forum: Triathlon
12-27-05, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 538
Posted By LBonney

use the compact & spin it faster :) It will...

use the compact & spin it faster :)

It will help your running.
Forum: Triathlon
12-22-05, 12:01 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,574
Posted By LBonney

Probably true since he has gone silent......... ...

Probably true since he has gone silent......... ;) He also had a recent post about buying his first bike & buying a diving wetsuit. Sounds like a future olympian to me !
Forum: Triathlon
12-22-05, 11:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,597
Posted By LBonney

It seems that geometry is not getting enough...

It seems that geometry is not getting enough attention. Part of a great tri bike is getting off of it & running. If your fit is not good, & use burn out your legs, you will have no legs left to run...
Forum: Triathlon
12-20-05, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 775
Posted By LBonney

you only need what you want. You will get...

you only need what you want. You will get benefits from the areo position, & the Profile bars are highly adjustable.

You'll just have to get used to moving your hand to shift. No big deal. The...
Forum: Triathlon
12-06-05, 08:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 472
Posted By LBonney

cold=run fever=no run

cold=run

fever=no run
Forum: Triathlon
12-05-05, 10:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,135
Posted By LBonney

I agree - you don't want to be a "Poser". Skip...

I agree - you don't want to be a "Poser". Skip the helmet. Also - I would use road shoes over tri specific shoes. Unless your budget is bulging, of course. I get in & out of T1 very fast with road...
Forum: Triathlon
11-23-05, 01:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 745
Posted By LBonney

Are you putting these on a road bike ? I have the...

Are you putting these on a road bike ? I have the Airstryke on my road bike & don't find them to be noisy at all. The Flip -up is very convenient for hills.

I have Visiontech bars on my TRI bike....
Forum: Triathlon
11-23-05, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 851
Posted By LBonney

Also - The real advantage to changing the bike...

Also - The real advantage to changing the bike geometry is in how your legs feel when its time to run.
Forum: Triathlon
11-23-05, 01:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 851
Posted By LBonney

Your bike is useable as is. What are you trying...

Your bike is useable as is. What are you trying to get out of it vs. what you want to put into it is where the question lies.

I would add aerobars & nothing else. The forward seatposts don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-05, 04:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 681
Posted By LBonney

some shops just put their end of season stock on...

some shops just put their end of season stock on E-bay , like this shop in Buffalo
...
Forum: Triathlon
11-09-05, 03:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,072
Posted By LBonney

this one looks about your size. It'll cost a...

this one looks about your size. It'll cost a little more, but it is new. (i'd bet around $1000) with a nice kit.
...
Forum: Triathlon
11-08-05, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,726
Posted By LBonney

I'm about the same size as you & ride with 42cm...

I'm about the same size as you & ride with 42cm Visiontech base with 270mm clip ons. That is what is comfortable for me. My road bike, I think I have 46's on. The 42's really don't feel much less...
Forum: Triathlon
10-28-05, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 571
Posted By LBonney

Its not the pedals that give youy the power, but...

Its not the pedals that give youy the power, but the shoes. If you can master a good cyclocross mount/ dismount, you will be much better off than cycling with running shoes. Running shoes soles are...
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