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  1. Also - a true "high end" shop would tell you if...

    Also - a true "high end" shop would tell you if the components weren't compatible. Having a mixture of shimano and SRAM is very common. I currently have XT up front and SRAM XO in the back.
  2. This is unacceptable.....especially if you are in...

    This is unacceptable.....especially if you are in a reasonable gear (not cross chained)



    Did you get a bike fit?



    If it's wrong, you'll be buying a new frame and swapping the components. ...
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    I'm sure all that stuff is great as a...

    I'm sure all that stuff is great as a preventative measure or if you are at the beginning of a problem. But your sore is beyond that, so you just might need some time away from cycling and many...
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    Have you tried A&E ointment....it's what my...

    Have you tried A&E ointment....it's what my doctor recommended.
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    Most elite (expert/pro) riders around here are...

    Most elite (expert/pro) riders around here are training 8-15 hours per week. I got a late start on my base training because of my injuries so I'm quite a bit behind. Plus I haven't ridden on...
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    Wisconsin weather has been terrible. I haven't...

    Wisconsin weather has been terrible. I haven't been able to get on the trails yet as most have been closed. The last time I rode/raced my mountain bike was June 2007. Two pretty significant...
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    I love my 2004 Cervelo soloist team. It's the...

    I love my 2004 Cervelo soloist team. It's the favorite bike in my stable and it's a great fit (fit by www.cronometro.com ). It's smooth on the road and its good for racing or long rides. I can't...
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    That's cool that it's on the Wisport schedule. ...

    That's cool that it's on the Wisport schedule. I've wanted to do this ride for a long time, but it seems to always falls on the weekend of the Iola, WI WORS opener. I wish the Quadrupedal would...
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    I ride alone for hours at a time in rural...

    I ride alone for hours at a time in rural areas....

    As previously stated:
    1. Bring pepper spray.
    2. Bring a cell phone
    3. Self-defense knowledge is a good thing.

    Additionally:
    4. ...
  10. 20 inches.....that frame may very well be too...

    20 inches.....that frame may very well be too large for you. Do you know the geometry specs for that bike?
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    It happens. In one race last year I had three...

    It happens. In one race last year I had three different guys give me a "push". One of them really grabbed my rear end pretty well. It was a tough race, so I didn't mind the help.

    If you're not...
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    Another thing....I do have ultegra shifters on my...

    Another thing....I do have ultegra shifters on my CX bike. They half-shift which means that I can be in the 36 up front and the 12 in the rear as long as I half-shift the front derallieur. I'm not...
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    I'm a competitive mountain bike racer, but I race...

    I'm a competitive mountain bike racer, but I race a little bit of cross (Cat 3, so I'm not super serious about it like the elite women are, but I'm not recreational either). I additionally use my...
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    It will probably be fine for a local race,...

    It will probably be fine for a local race, especially if he is a beginner.
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    You definitely need to pre-ride the course a head...

    You definitely need to pre-ride the course a head of time. Maybe the day before or the morning of. It is dangerous not to ride before hand....especially for some one just learning to mountain bike....
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    It depends. Mountain biking is different than...

    It depends. Mountain biking is different than triathlon where USAT rules dictate that you stay on the right and pass on the left. For mountain biking, it will depend on the rules of the race...
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    Notubes/stans will tell you not to pump it up to...

    Notubes/stans will tell you not to pump it up to that psi....but I've always done it that way.....where I pump it up, pop it, then bring the psi's down. I usually let my tires sit overnight, but...
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    I hear ya.

    I hear ya.
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    Good luck. I wish I was going..... Maybe next...

    Good luck. I wish I was going..... Maybe next year if my fitness improves. What class are you racing in?
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    It's one of those motivational sports...

    It's one of those motivational sports posters....but from a distance it looks like something naughty!
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    There is a ferrule but I also hadn't crimped the...

    There is a ferrule but I also hadn't crimped the cables yet...at the time of the picture. I'm not sure you can see it though.
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    I've used an air compressor, CO2 and have even...

    I've used an air compressor, CO2 and have even done it the old fashioned way with a pump.....but it was way too much work so I wouldn't recommend it.
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    If the tires are properly seated, then they...

    If the tires are properly seated, then they shouldn't be leaking. Sometimes it can be a tricky fit between tire and wheel when dealing with tubeless or conversion kits. Don't put any stans in them...
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    http://creepyfriendly.typepad.com/creepyfriendly/2...

    http://creepyfriendly.typepad.com/creepyfriendly/2008/03/index.html

    Jesse Lalonde is WI's pro singlespeed phenom.
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    Trainingpeaks pre-built plans are a good value...

    Trainingpeaks pre-built plans are a good value for the price. But the trainingpeaks software still has a long way to go IMO.
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