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Old 06-08-15, 07:24 PM
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We got our first Fuji Transonic into the shop on Friday. We're fighting over who gets to build it. Who will it be? Will it be me?

News at eleven.
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I got to build the Transonic.
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Amateur bike racing is just a fun thing, as far as I know, there's no penalty for not winning.
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Update:

I got to build the Transonic.
So is it true that aero trumps weight??
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So is it true that aero trumps weight??
Fuji claims that the Transonic has it all - aero, lightweight, stiffness. I can't attest to any of that, since I didn't get to ride it. It's already spoken for and it was raining, so no test ride.
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But, then Specialized says that #aeroiseverything
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Old 06-08-15, 07:47 PM
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So is it true that aero trumps weight??
Only if the game you are playing is called Aero. If the game is Weight, then Weight is trump. You know just like with card games like Hearts and Spades.
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Originally Posted by rpenmanparker View Post
Only if the game you are playing is called Aero. If the game is Weight, then Weight is trump. You know just like with card games like Hearts and Spades.
...so if you switch your interests from weight to aero, do you get to buy yourself a way cool wind tunnel setup to replace that scale ?
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...so if you switch your interests from weight to aero, do you get to buy yourself a way cool wind tunnel setup to replace that scale ?
Don't need to. I would just mount the bike in front of the computer monitor with Addiction on the screen. Plenty enough hot air here.
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Not sure if I've posted a photo of the new bike yet here, but here it is from today's ride.

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Are they talking about spectators feeding the cyclists? You know, like don't feed the bears?
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So is it true that aero trumps weight??
Yes.

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Nice view.
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Yes.

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Old 06-08-15, 08:32 PM
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But, then Specialized says that #aeroiseverything
So does Giant. They claim their Propel out-Venges the Venge.
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Originally Posted by mzeffex View Post
Not sure if I've posted a photo of the new bike yet here, but here it is from today's ride.

Pic needs more corn.
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Hot
Steel is real.
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Pic needs more corn.
The point where I took the photo from is one of the eastern-most foothills of the rockies. Behind me its mountainous for... I don't know, 250 miles? And obviously ahead of me it's flat for a thousand.
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Are they talking about spectators feeding the cyclists? You know, like don't feed the bears?
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Pretty good day on the bike. 40 miles on the mountain bike, then for some reason I accepted an offer to go on a road ride. So I did another 25 on that.

What about you all?
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Zero miles today. 9 hours at the bike shop and it was raining, so no commuter miles.
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It's not looking too good for tomorrow either. More thunder storms.
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My singlespeed prayers have been answered by Soma...the latest version of the "Wolverine":



...and my Lake shoes basically self destructed so with permission from the Minister of Harmony I scored these on sale:

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those shoes are awesome
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...the latest version of the "Wolverine":

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Zero miles today. 9 hours at the bike shop and it was raining, so no commuter miles.
...OTOH, a great day to be working indoors.
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...I bet Pcad started an ongoing thread about his new car over in Vetteforums.com.
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Originally Posted by mzeffex View Post
those shoes are awesome
I've heard many good things... I like the ability to replace parts as they get worn....and...

Zero miles today, only route planning.
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Ugh...where to "start," with that movie!
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