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  1. Thanks for all the replies. I guess I should look...

    Thanks for all the replies. I guess I should look at a new stem then.



    Indysteel: What sort of a increase do you think would be reasonable to start with?

    I think I may have the LBS look at...
  2. Can your ideal frame size change with your riding experience?

    I have only really been cycling on a road bike for the last two years (I've done about 5000km). When I bought my road bike in 2006 I was sized by my LBS and bought the bike they recommended (Sarah...
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    I've not ridden it but seen parts of the trail as...

    I've not ridden it but seen parts of the trail as my sister used to live in Clare. It is mainly sealed though there are short gravelly parts (we were staying near Watervale so that is mainly the...
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    105 Shifter compatability - double to triple

    OK. This question is actually regarding my DHs bike. He has a good hybrid which was great when we were living in the city for commuting but we have moved now and instead of commuting he wants to do...
  5. Thread: Wet suits

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    Just wondering for those who use a sleeveless...

    Just wondering for those who use a sleeveless suit, have you ever tried a long sleeve suit? Why do you prefer one or the other?
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    That sounds like a fun event. How did it go? Are...

    That sounds like a fun event. How did it go? Are you planning to do it every week?
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    KSH - Thanks so much for your comprehensive...

    KSH - Thanks so much for your comprehensive review, especially the information about fit. I do have big boobs and but so the comments you made will be helpful.

    I think I'll only be able to try on...
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    Which wetsuit for a good swimmer?

    Being an openwater swimmer who has never swum in a wetsuit I am a bit overwhelmed with all the choice (and cost) associated with aquiring a wetsuit for triathlon.

    I'm doing a HIM in Sept and will...
  9. Thread: Swim Problems

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    Were you very close to other swimmers? You may...

    Were you very close to other swimmers? You may have inadvertently been trying to swim at someone elses pace or stroke rate. I often find that I can't get my rhythm in a race and usually find it is...
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    Very lucky. #1 was neither really good or really...

    Very lucky. #1 was neither really good or really bad and I had anticipated the new little guy to be more of a handful so I think, so far, I've just been lucky and have benefited from expecting the...
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    My DS#2 is 10 weeks old today. I just went back...

    My DS#2 is 10 weeks old today. I just went back through my training diary and I did my first ride at 3 weeks (for all of 20mins on the trainer). I had a minor labial tear with a few stitches (so...
  12. KG - OMG :eek: how long did that post take to...

    KG - OMG :eek: how long did that post take to write???????? Great list. I would download a bunch to my ipod but it seems that it has stopped working after I got rained on during my run/ride on...
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    Well said - I agree. Plus it is great motivation...

    Well said - I agree. Plus it is great motivation to keep on training when reading about everyones achievements. Keep the reports comming I say.
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    Well done on a great swim. I hope you have a BOWS...

    Well done on a great swim. I hope you have a BOWS (Better OWS) tonight.

    The fact that you have had a good swim experience now should make for more in the future. Don't worry if you have panic...
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    What a BIG weekend! Well done on two great...

    What a BIG weekend! Well done on two great performances, especially the Oly after a few setbacks before your start - you obviously have the mental prep side of racing sorted.
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    Great Job E! Well done. Thanks for the report and...

    Great Job E! Well done. Thanks for the report and photos. Now I'm motivated to go and do my session I was trying to blow off this afternoon. :)

    Good job on your goal setting (and achieving).
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    Why wear bib shorts?

    Newbie question here. Are bibs or shorts just personal preference or is there an obvious benefit to bib shorts?
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    Great reports. They will be fab to keep for your...

    Great reports. They will be fab to keep for your diary.

    That is terrible about your foot, what a bad start to the day. It obviously didn't dampen your spirits too much though. Loved hearing about...
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    TG - WELL DONE! Great time and place. I know what...

    TG - WELL DONE! Great time and place. I know what you mean about distance V's sprint. No matter what I try I can't go fast but I can usually chug along for a while!
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    Only some run events which is good but...

    Only some run events which is good but unfortuanately not good transition practice. Next is a HM at the end of July.

    I ended up doing a longer brick training session instead yesterday:

    4km run,...
  21. Well this week was 18km for me, don't think I'll...

    Well this week was 18km for me, don't think I'll really increase that much in the next few weeks as need to mainly work on my cycling and hill climbing. Am averaging under 6m km so far so am happy...
  22. Thread: Catlike helmets

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    Well I got my Catlike Kompact Pro yesterday after...

    Well I got my Catlike Kompact Pro yesterday after trying on the small Bell options the LBS had. It is more comfy that my old Giro but I think that is more to do with the Giro being an old, bottom end...
  23. Thread: Vaseline?

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    The tradition with channel swimming is to use...

    The tradition with channel swimming is to use Lanolin (which comes from wool) which is why swimmers in old photos are often covered in white stuff. Some still do use it but a common thought today is...
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    Well the weather has not let up and a ship has...

    Well the weather has not let up and a ship has run aground only a couple of hundred metres from where the run route passed on the beach. The race was cancelled last night due to risk of pollution...
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    CC - I think it's awful about the missing people...

    CC - I think it's awful about the missing people up north. To be honest I didn't actually think the weather was that bad but I think the north has been much more effected than Sydney. We were...
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