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Old 10-03-12, 00:35
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And another one from Slowtwitch. 200 pounder worries about the "significant" 50 grams (That is 1/9th of a pound.) he could save with a Speedplay pedal rated for 185 lb max.


ow I haven't done the research but I believe these yellow beauties are coming out 10/12 ONLY in the titanium model speed plays, which have a 185lb weight limit. Im 200lbs and 6'4" so I'm a pretty large animal. Summer time I usually get down into the 194 range give or take a pound. But early season, fall I can be as much as 205.

My concern is if this fails when say you're out of the saddle attacking a climb, would such a failure cause you to potentially lose your manhood?

I think I can get my overweight figure down too 190lbs, maybe 189 but no way 185. There is also a significant 50 grams weight saving on these over the next ones down. Its about 210gram vs. 166 grams. So this is also another reason I want these over the lesser ones.

any thoughts? will the extra 6-20 lbs over the limit really matter?
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And another one from Slowtwitch. 200 pounder worries about the "significant" 50 grams (That is 1/9th of a pound.) he could save with a Speedplay pedal rated for 185 lb max.


ow I haven't done the research but I believe these yellow beauties are coming out 10/12 ONLY in the titanium model speed plays, which have a 185lb weight limit. Im 200lbs and 6'4" so I'm a pretty large animal. Summer time I usually get down into the 194 range give or take a pound. But early season, fall I can be as much as 205.

My concern is if this fails when say you're out of the saddle attacking a climb, would such a failure cause you to potentially lose your manhood?

I think I can get my overweight figure down too 190lbs, maybe 189 but no way 185. There is also a significant 50 grams weight saving on these over the next ones down. Its about 210gram vs. 166 grams. So this is also another reason I want these over the lesser ones.

any thoughts? will the extra 6-20 lbs over the limit really matter?
That guy is every bike company marketing departments wet dream.
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And another one from Slowtwitch. 200 pounder worries about the "significant" 50 grams (That is 1/9th of a pound.) he could save with a Speedplay pedal rated for 185 lb max.


ow I haven't done the research but I believe these yellow beauties are coming out 10/12 ONLY in the titanium model speed plays, which have a 185lb weight limit. Im 200lbs and 6'4" so I'm a pretty large animal. Summer time I usually get down into the 194 range give or take a pound. But early season, fall I can be as much as 205.

My concern is if this fails when say you're out of the saddle attacking a climb, would such a failure cause you to potentially lose your manhood?

I think I can get my overweight figure down too 190lbs, maybe 189 but no way 185. There is also a significant 50 grams weight saving on these over the next ones down. Its about 210gram vs. 166 grams. So this is also another reason I want these over the lesser ones.

any thoughts? will the extra 6-20 lbs over the limit really matter?
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Another great one, starts innocently enough but apparently a couple of degrees on your hip angle and leaning a little forwards is quite a major issue

http://forum.slowtwitch.com/forum/Sl...idea_P4200492/
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Yesterday I saw what appeared to be a triathlete (he had a time trial style bike on a rear mounted rack with at least 2 bottles and those were mounted under the seat) driving his car to go training.

Ok here's the thing, he was driving while wearing his cycling helmet.

Please tell me this isn't considered normal....for anyone.
He wanted his car-bicycle transition to be as fast as possible.
He probably drove in his cleated bike shoes, too.
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That guy is every bike company marketing departments wet dream.
That's hilarious! And true enough
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Time for another episode of great inventions in triathlon. Over at Slowtwitch some genius is working to revolutionize the cycling saddle as we know it. Here is his prototype.




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Wow. Just when you thought SlowTwit couldn't get any funnier.

What is the purpose???? I'd love to know how they are supposed to train with that
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I think that's rated XXX BroDeal, not sure its meant for the young-uns on this Forum.
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ya, Mr. Garrison def comes to mind with that seat


and what is up with that frame? no wonder they crash so much, look how short the wheel base is.
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