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Adjusting Your Road Bike For Triathlon by Tom H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 22 Jul 2009 10:34pm by: Ian Buchanan Many riders add clip-on aerobars to their road bikes to make them work better for triathlon. However, clipping aerobars onto your road bike without making other changes in positioning and components is like putting a cook top in your living room and then expecting it to function like it would your kitchen. Additional change ... Read on »
Video: The newest Cervélo P-Series triathlon road bike exposed by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Fri 14 Sep 2012 11:34am Are you a fan of the Cervélo P5 triathlon/TT bike. If so you'll enjoy this video which features the Cervélo P-Series and some of the riders who have made it a winning machine. Follow on twitter @ everymantri  or view latest videos on YouTube . Read on »
Why I don't ride my bike to work anymore by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Thu 02 May 2013 11:28am I used to commute by bike to work when; I had a shower in the building I worked in.  Now I don't. I didn't have to deliver children to daycare and pick them up in a timely manor.  Now I have kids and daycares are not interested in you being 30 minutes late because of a flat bike tire.  Not to mention it might slow you down to ... Read on »
For Sale: 2003 51 cm Specialized Allez Vita Road Bike by Donna Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 02 Dec 2009 6:17am For sale is a previously loved 2003 51 cm Specialized Allez Vita women's specific road bike. While it has normal signs of wear and tear for a bike that has been previously loved for 6 years, it has been cared for and tuned up as needed. It has 3 small nics on the main tube (pictured below), they are the size of nail heads, but the bento box cov ... Read on »
Race Report: 4th Annual Lompoc Sprint Triathlon 2010 by Pubsgal Posted Wed 25 Aug 2010 6:07pm We interrupt the regularly scheduled "Weekly Update" to present you with this race report!  All is well, and not much new, other than my schedule is cinching up with the kids being back in school and all.  And now:  on to the race! On Saturday, August 14, 2010, I finished my 3rd sprint triathlon: the 4th Annual Lompoc Sprint Triathlon!  The ra ... Read on »
Should Triathletes Use Spin Bikes? by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Sat 18 Aug 2012 9:00am Have you ever been in a spin class - or walked by the spin bikes at the gym - and wondered if triathletes should use spin bikes, or ifspin bikes give you as good (or better) a workout as riding your tri bike outdoors? You’re about to find out in this comparison of the advantages and disadvantages of spin bikes vs. regular bikes.   Spin Bike ... Read on »
Top 5 new Tri Bike buying tips by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Tue 11 Oct 2011 12:02pm Now that another Kona is in the books, are you one of the thousands of people that have been thinking about getting in the sport of triathlon and now are pumped and motivated? Did you start drooling like Homer Simpson looking at a donut when inundated with SO MUCH BIKE   PORN with Kona?  Orbea, Slice, Shiv, Plasma... if you don't know ... Read on »
Road Bike Basics by bamarunner11 Posted Sun 06 Mar 2011 1:05pm Road bikes are one of the oldest and probably the most popular type of bike around. Ultimately, they are built for speed and agility. I have a 2009 Specialized Allez Elite Typically, road bikes are known as racing bicycles because weight and stiffness are their distinguished characteristics. These two greatly determine the e ... Read on »
Sidi Zephyr Carbon Road Bike Shoes by KovasP Posted Wed 27 Apr 2011 8:29am I recently treated myself to so as a way to jumpstart the spring cycling season. While I now primarily consider myself a runner, I still really enjoy cycling and, when I can afford to move up in quality or performance, I'm happy to do so. Now I'm not looking to race like Patrick or Craig , but speed coupled with comfort is always nic ... Read on »
Trek - SL1500 Road Bike (FOR SALE) by LARRY BRADLEY Posted Thu 26 May 2011 4:16pm This is a Red alum framed 58cm road bike Shimano 105 - 9speed components Front forks are Bontrager Carbon Seat post is carbon. Brakes are Crane Creek Wheel set is stock Bontrager and very durable. Comes with Look pedals $800 obo Great starter or intermediate bike. I used it mainly to train with so I could save m ... Read on »