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  1. Thread: 1/2 IM Prep

    by mitsuni
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    Training program will depend on each person. ...

    Training program will depend on each person. Recommend you plug into a number of sites on-line, do some homework and find a program that suits you. Go for it - and enjoy - it doesn't matter if you...
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    Lead legs are normal, train through them ride 1-3...

    Lead legs are normal, train through them ride 1-3 miles hard, then do your normal run workout, it isn't the ditance that matters it is just training your legs to change from one activity to...
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    I also used to struggle with the swim, a workshop...

    I also used to struggle with the swim, a workshop with total immersion has changed that I can do 1000 meter in 15 minutes or less consistently. I highly recommend looking into their program, not...
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    That will depend on the course...... flat and...

    That will depend on the course...... flat and fast, or hilly. You can handle it if you just take it easy on the bike, since it is your concern. Go check out the route. I drive the routes ahead of...
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    YOU GO GIRL!!!!:)

    YOU GO GIRL!!!!:)
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    Sprint Triathlons are the shortest and the fatest...

    Sprint Triathlons are the shortest and the fatest of the lot

    typically:

    500-1000 meter swim
    10-15 mile bike
    5 K run

    Olympic distance is next
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    I agree, pay a little extra and get fit by...

    I agree, pay a little extra and get fit by someone you trust. You won't save a dime if they are they wrong size.
  8. Thread: triathlon bike

    by mitsuni
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    If you already own a road bike look for a tri...

    If you already own a road bike look for a tri specific geometry frame, it does ease the transition from ride to run. I ride a Quintana Roo and am very happy with it. For longer ride look in carbon...
  9. Thread: My first Tri

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    I recommend a good quality tri suit. I waited...

    I recommend a good quality tri suit. I waited until my forth season to invest in one and regret it. If you feel you want to adopt this life style, the suit is a good investment, they are pricey but...
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    Poll: If you don't require additional support don't...

    If you don't require additional support don't wear the sports bra. If you do have to wear a sports bra ensure it is a high quality quick dry wicking variety. The bra will absord water and hold it...
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    My bikes are both yellow, but modified with...

    My bikes are both yellow, but modified with applique petrogliph turtles. They have Hawaiian names - commuter is "Ka'apuni Ipu Kula" (Tough Gold), and my racer is "Wiki wiki Kupana la" (Fast...
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    I am a beginner off road rider, my husband is...

    I am a beginner off road rider, my husband is advanced. He has been looking for a place to ride. We would be interested in riding with a group. We are in Fayetteville and can get to Raliegh easily.
  13. Thread: fun

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    I did my first tri at age 37, I was happy to...

    I did my first tri at age 37, I was happy to finish. I am now hooked completely. I was at the end of my first race. It is a thrill. I encourage anyone to just go out and do it, ignore the...
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    My first road bike was a TREK 1000, and I have...

    My first road bike was a TREK 1000, and I have been nothing but happy with it. I now commute on it, and it still takes a major beating. In Hawaii a number of folks even raced their 1000's (as did I...
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    Don't let bike snobs ruin your riding. If you...

    Don't let bike snobs ruin your riding. If you call a shop ahead, and ask for the cost and a time you could get "fitted" to your bike, they should be able to get you in. If not, don't go back, or...
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