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If you are a pro triathlete, please click here to DM AaronWebstey for access to the 'Pros-only' private forum. Don't forget to include your real name, and a link to pro race result would be great if you're a 1st-year pro.
I got a sneak peek at this year's men's kit! hold yourself back guys and trust me, the gold is so much more impressive in real life. They do run a little small and you won't want to wear a set of bike shorts underneath like I am, risk a little for that ease of airflow.
I have some rules about buying stuff... if it's disposable then buy as cheap as possible. If not, then buy a good one once rather than a middle range one 3 times... now don't go buy everything that Park Tool wants to sell you, but if it is super bike specific and YOUR BIKE specific, then get it. As for Allen Keys and the like, just pick some up on sale a Lowes and know that your good. I also got a travel chain braking tool and use it as my only one, it's small but mighty.
Then listen to @ellsworth53t and take your time. If you are felling frustrated then stop, go drink a beer and maybe get back to it (# of beer dependent).
If you don't have a ton of cash I will say this... I don't own a stand, I own a bike trainer, a fluid one, and I lock my bike onto it and leave the roller down and I can do all the work on the hardest designed TT bike in the world (Falco)... just food for thought.