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Old 10-18-19, 01:59 PM
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Took me a second to see what you did there....
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Old 10-18-19, 03:39 PM
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Originally Posted by TriBiker19 View Post
(...those aero bars? I've been looking for a pair like that.)
Another BFer had a bunch of aero bars for sale recently, very affordable (Scott and, I think, Profile). But I think he said they were going to a donation center or dumpster if nobody claimed them. Check back a couple of months in the two ongoing Centurion Ironman threads, I think he posted pix there.
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Time to re-show the full monty….
Still in use on the West coast. He probably ditched the A8 wagon, but it sure looked cool on his roof rack.
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A survivor , stock 86' IM , well except for the hideous stem . Friendly price . Not mine , I don't know Yorba and I don't know Linda .

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Exactly a week away from our hometown 1/2 Ironman triathlon. Unfortunately due to a recurring/possibly chronic back issue/pain I've trained very sporadically the last 4 weeks!
Physically not 100% but mentally I'm ready to roll.
Here's a pic of the Ironman steed I'll be racing...I mean participating on.
Training Mode.


With racing wheels. Those are giro tubulars @markwesti
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Originally Posted by texaspandj View Post
Exactly a week away from our hometown 1/2 Ironman triathlon. Unfortunately due to a recurring/possibly chronic back issue/pain I've trained very sporadically the last 4 weeks!
Physically not 100% but mentally I'm ready to roll.
Here's a pic of the Ironman steed I'll be racing...I mean participating on.
Training Mode.


With racing wheels. Those are giro tubulars @markwesti
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With those Jets mounted, I'm guessing you leave a vapor trail.
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Old 10-20-19, 06:36 PM
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Sorry to hear about the back pain Tony , I know you will work out the kinks .


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Originally Posted by texaspandj View Post
Exactly a week away from our hometown 1/2 Ironman triathlon. Unfortunately due to a recurring/possibly chronic back issue/pain I've trained very sporadically the last 4 weeks!
Physically not 100% but mentally I'm ready to roll.
Here's a pic of the Ironman steed I'll be racing...I mean participating on.
Waco?

Nice bike! Hope the race goes well.
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Old 10-21-19, 06:29 AM
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Waco?

Nice bike! Hope the race goes well.
Yep yep, Waco.
I was born, raised, and almost run out of Waco. I absolutely love it and always have.
I actually contemplated using my '86 Classic for the triathlon but decided i need the 2-3 lbs advantage. Also since I changed my goal from breaking 6 hrs to just completing the tri, I thought about just using my training wheels, but again I need the help of the TT wheels.
I've got 4 Ironman bikes all but one is set up for triathlon as that's what I enjoy and train for.
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Yep yep, Waco.
I was born, raised, and almost run out of Waco. I absolutely love it and always have.
I actually contemplated using my '86 Classic for the triathlon but decided i need the 2-3 lbs advantage. Also since I changed my goal from breaking 6 hrs to just completing the tri, I thought about just using my training wheels, but again I need the help of the TT wheels.
I've got 4 Ironman bikes all but one is set up for triathlon as that's what I enjoy and train for.
6 hours? Man, I'm just hoping to finish within time. My first 70.3 is in May. Hilly bike, hilly run, flat swim.

Are you putting them in trainers or are you outside all year? What do your other setups look like?
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Originally Posted by texaspandj View Post
Exactly a week away from our hometown 1/2 Ironman triathlon. Unfortunately due to a recurring/possibly chronic back issue/pain I've trained very sporadically the last 4 weeks!
Physically not 100% but mentally I'm ready to roll.
Here's a pic of the Ironman steed I'll be racing...I mean participating on.
Training Mode.


With racing wheels. Those are giro tubulars @markwesti
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That same Sunday, this one coming up, I will be in our nation's capitol running the Marine Corps Marathon. Hopefully, I can draw inspiration from RobbieTunes and the rest of the BF Jarheads for a strong finish. Oorah! My daughter's HS band plays on the course as well. I should get some inspiration from that. Then I will attempt the RVA double dip. It is a bucket list running thing around here for novice RVA runners to do the Richmond Marathon and another one within a month of each other. So on Nov. 16 I will be running the Richmond Marathon as well. I doubt that will be a PR. There might be lots of walking/intervals. Heck, If I wasn't doing the MCM, it would be a 20 mile training run anyway. How much worse can 6 more be? That's just a 10K, right?
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Old 10-21-19, 07:27 AM
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Just found this Cannondale "Ironman" on CL. I never knew such a thing existed. Is this just creative decal application, or an actual released model? Would be silly to call an aluminum bike an Ironman, IMO, since it's neither human nor made of iron.

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It was an actual model offered by Cannondale.
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Just found this Cannondale "Ironman" on CL. I never knew such a thing existed. Is this just creative decal application, or an actual released model? Would be silly to call an aluminum bike an Ironman, IMO, since it's neither human nor made of iron.

https://bakersfield.craigslist.org/b...003619918.html

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That same Sunday, this one coming up, I will be in our nation's capitol running the Marine Corps Marathon.
Hopefully, I can draw inspiration from RobbieTunes and the rest of the BF Jarheads for a strong finish. Oorah!
Now, you're inspiring me, but no way in hell I'm doing another marathon. 12 is an even dozen. I'm no baker.
Here you go. I was 19. I'd never been over 12 miles before. 2:36:08. Pain was the theme. Yes, pain. I remember.
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Originally Posted by RobbieTunes View Post
Now, you're inspiring me, but no way in hell I'm doing another marathon. 12 is an even dozen. I'm no baker.
Here you go. I was 19. I'd never been over 12 miles before. 2:36:08. Pain was the theme. Yes, pain. I remember.
Thanks, Robbie. That's a good looking dude, there! He probably had to fight the women off like that guy in the High Karate commercials. Time marches on, doesn't it? Check out the Datsun station wagon in the background. I haven't seen one of those in a loonngg time.
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Thanks, Robbie. That's a good looking dude, there! He probably had to fight the women off like that guy in the High Karate commercials. Time marches on, doesn't it? Check out the Datsun station wagon in the background. I haven't seen one of those in a loonngg time.
That was one of the first things I noticed, too.
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Check out the Datsun station wagon in the background. I haven't seen one of those in a loonngg time.
My parents had one like that when I was a kid!
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6 hours? Man, I'm just hoping to finish within time. My first 70.3 is in May. Hilly bike, hilly run, flat swim.

Are you putting them in trainers or are you outside all year? What do your other setups look like?
I've been known to ride inside but absolutely dislike it.
All my Ironman are set up about the the same with the exception of my '89 which is a size smaller which is perfect set up as a Road bike.
My '86 Classic has 6 speed dura Ace (for the most part) and the Original Scott DH aero bars and original gripshift. That's my favorite set up. My '87 Miami Vice has 7 speed gripshift with original components. My '88 has 8 speed gripshift with dura ace for the most part. My '89 Summer Time Blues has almost all original 7 speed setup as road bike but hopefully soon will be 9 speed dura ace.
I like the original aero bars, gripshift, and Dura Ace, AND I love the Ironman bikes.
Pics to cone....when we get to 300 pages. Hopefully everyone will post what they Have at that point.
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My parents had one like that when I was a kid!
A childhood friend of mine had one in high school...boy a lot of ummh miles were put on that thing.
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Originally Posted by RobbieTunes View Post
Now, you're inspiring me, but no way in hell I'm doing another marathon. 12 is an even dozen. I'm no baker.
Here you go. I was 19. I'd never been over 12 miles before. 2:36:08. Pain was the theme. Yes, pain. I remember.
Nice one sir, I was a distance runner in HS and a decent one (top 50 in state) one but never had the desire to run a Marathon, I did 12 miles with my older brother, who was a College distance runner, once and thought I was gonna die. Funny, I could run hard for 5k, train at 10k but doing 15k seemed like going to the moon.
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Originally Posted by RobbieTunes View Post
Now, you're inspiring me, but no way in hell I'm doing another marathon. 12 is an even dozen. I'm no baker.
Here you go. I was 19. I'd never been over 12 miles before. 2:36:08. Pain was the theme. Yes, pain. I remember.
Something like this is what needs to be on a Marine recruiting poster. That's a lean, mean fighting machine, there. Maybe a before and after photo. Not that you might have been much different before, but still. Where did you get the big trap muscles from? Did they come from hauling milk pails or Paris Island?

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Black Turbo , some eye candy here . Not mine . Might be good for a cat I know over in Waco TX . Well missed it by 1 yr.
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NOT MINE ! He might be sitting on this for awhile . Not to mention he wants to do a parking lot meet . What , show up with a K cash out in the boonies ? No really he's a nice guy , he fixed a flat for Robin Williams .
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NOT MINE ! He might be sitting on this for awhile . Not to mention he wants to do a parking lot meet . What , show up with a K cash out in the boonies ? No really he's a nice guy , he fixed a flat for Robin Williams .
https://sandiego.craigslist.org/csd/...002876148.html
Man! I was looking for the Zunnow rebadging for that price.
Those aerobars are the original Scott attachments circa '88, '89.
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So was there a "Disco Sucks" bumper sticker on the back of that Datsun? (Or maybe disco didn't suck yet?....)
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