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10-17-19, 07:57 AM
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Posted By benjovland

I "won" the auction for this a couple weeks ago,...

I "won" the auction for this a couple weeks ago, but the seller couldn't figure out any shipping options, hence the local pickup. I even went so far as to call some local shops for him, but he was...
10-15-19, 09:22 AM
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Views: 32,599
Posted By benjovland

Just finished assembling this '84 built, '85...

Just finished assembling this '84 built, '85 painted 760 with DA7800. I'm having a lot of fun riding it! The wheelbase is nearly a full centimeter shorter than my CAAD10. I rounded out the cockpit...
Replies: 27
Views: 2,701
Posted By benjovland

We've completed four test runs at two separate...

We've completed four test runs at two separate locations. Ground softness/smoothness really dictates the ride experience and length of races folks are willing to do. I measured out a 25m rope with a...
10-02-19, 10:12 AM
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Posted By benjovland

'84 Trek 770 56cm -- repainted

Repainted '84 Trek 770 56cm on ebay (https://www.ebay.com/itm/TREK-700-SERIES-FRAME-AND-FORK-REYNOLDS-TUBING-CAMPAGNOLO-DROPOUTS/153620634756). Serial # is: 147752. Hallmark lugs and trident fork...
09-27-19, 08:58 AM
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Posted By benjovland

'84 Trek 760 53cm

Seen on Phoenix CL (https://phoenix.craigslist.org/nph/bik/d/phoenix-old-school-trek-760-series-fixie/6986323943.html)

Looks in OK shape, though I'd check the QR on that front wheel.... Not bad...
08-28-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 680
Posted By benjovland

FB Marketplace is an untapped goldmine for old...

FB Marketplace is an untapped goldmine for old bikes. Nice find!
08-28-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 652
Posted By benjovland

Thanks for the link! I'm holding on to hope that...

Thanks for the link! I'm holding on to hope that someone will post an aero version of that post. I'd settle for 600 at this point, but since it's a TT bike, I feel obliged to spec the "aero" version....
08-28-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 652
Posted By benjovland

Need longer legs

Right? I'm a little bummed the frame is just a skosh too large for me. It's very odd they didn't make a smaller size.
08-28-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 652
Posted By benjovland

Yes! That's been a really useful reference...

Yes! That's been a really useful reference throughout the process. I appreciate the BF user who re-uploaded those a while back.
08-28-19, 11:41 AM
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Posted By benjovland

Miyata XXX (triple cross)

Nice looking 22.5" Miyata Triple Cross located in Coon Rapids, MN. (https://minneapolis.craigslist.org/ank/bik/d/minneapolis-mens-miyata-triple-cross-21/6961723036.html)

Miyata spline triple...
08-28-19, 06:25 AM
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Posted By benjovland

Thanks! I got extremely lucky when the frame...

Thanks! I got extremely lucky when the frame turned up with the matching Araya disc. Seems like they're rarer than hen's teeth.
08-27-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 652
Posted By benjovland

1987 Team Aero Miyata

Forgive me, I'm fairly new to the C&V forums, but I hear there are a few folks keen on old Miyatas. I love seeing life breathed into old bikes. I imagine the stories they could tell- whether from...
08-26-19, 12:13 PM
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Posted By benjovland

What appears to be an all-original '85 Trek 670,...

What appears to be an all-original '85 Trek 670, very clean, size 52cm- $525....
08-17-19, 08:39 PM
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Posted By benjovland

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Needed these bad boys for a project I've been working on for a while. Excited...
08-17-19, 08:36 PM
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Posted By benjovland

Murphy was a rescue, and he reached sexual...

Murphy was a rescue, and he reached sexual maturity intact. That's why his head is so big, according to our vet! He's fixed now, but his jowly cheeks are still hilarious.
08-16-19, 09:08 AM
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Views: 157,839
Posted By benjovland

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My c***** boi

edit: wow I guess c h o n k y is banned? he...
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Views: 255,617
Posted By benjovland

Last week, the NSC Velodrome hosted its final...

Last week, the NSC Velodrome hosted its final Fixed Gear Classic in a ten-year run of the event. It's the first track race I saw, back in 2009, and I've had the privilege of competing in it the past...
08-06-19, 03:12 PM
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Posted By benjovland

Hey there- Do you still have these? Working on a...

Hey there- Do you still have these? Working on a restoration, and these might be the ticket.
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Views: 2,701
Posted By benjovland

1incpa- Thanks so much for the detailed response....

1incpa- Thanks so much for the detailed response. That's super helpful. I'm still scouting locations, and having the flexibility to run a smaller footprint track gives us more options. Running CX...
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Views: 2,701
Posted By benjovland

166? I'm curious about the technical logistics to...

166? I'm curious about the technical logistics to set up and use the track. I'm interested in starting a grass track series in Minneapolis, since the NSC is closing at the end of this year. How'd you...
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Posted By benjovland

Does anyone know why 285m tracks were en vogue...

Does anyone know why 285m tracks were en vogue from the 60s-80s? Examples would be the Montreal Olympic Velodrome, the Silverdome in Tasmania, the '72 Olympic velodrome in Munich, etc. I can only...
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Views: 3,659
Posted By benjovland

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Left a small memorial for her at the...
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Posted By benjovland

Worlds is live. W's TP just finished, M's TP just...

Worlds is live. W's TP just finished, M's TP just starting:
2019 Track Cycling World Championships | Tissot Timing (http://www.tissottiming.com/2019/ctrwch/en-us/Default/)
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Views: 1,330
Posted By benjovland

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Views: 1,330
Posted By benjovland

I raced on a Tuesday night last summer while en...

I raced on a Tuesday night last summer while en route to Indy's Midwest Challenge. Since the repairs to the initial renovation were completed, the track felt smooth and well finished. It's more...
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Views: 734
Posted By benjovland

I count Lambie, Lange, Young, Hoover, and...

I count Lambie, Lange, Young, Hoover, and Summerhill all on the list. With Holloway and Hegyvary, it's pretty much the usual suspects who've made up the core of the men's endurance squad all season. ...
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Views: 27,199
Posted By benjovland

Who is the hunk catching some zzzzs in the...

Who is the hunk catching some zzzzs in the background?!?!
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Views: 219,243
Posted By benjovland

Thanks, Taras and Dalai. I have the great...

Thanks, Taras and Dalai. I have the great privilege of having queerpunk as a good friend and satellite teammates who has helped me with logistics at new tracks and encouraged me to take racing to a...
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Views: 219,243
Posted By benjovland

It helps having friends/satellite teammates...

It helps having friends/satellite teammates coordinating logistics for you at new tracks. :D
Replies: 8
Views: 790
Posted By benjovland

Practice when you do efforts on the track. It...

Practice when you do efforts on the track. It might seem silly when there's no opponent, but getting in the habit of throwing helps ingrain the reflex when it's time to race.
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Views: 219,243
Posted By benjovland

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Dreaming about the track during this brutal week of winter. After...
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Views: 255,617
Posted By benjovland

Those custom finger grip jawns are wild.

Those custom finger grip jawns are wild.
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Views: 255,617
Posted By benjovland

USAC announces Junior Track Cup dates and partner...

USAC announces Junior Track Cup dates and partner velodromes: usacycling.org/find-event/national-calendars/american-track-calendar

Looks like Alkek, OTC, Jerry Baker, and TTown are hosting Track...
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Views: 255,617
Posted By benjovland

And the NZ team were 0.35" away from the world...

And the NZ team were 0.35" away from the world record in the final!
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Posted By benjovland

US natty team went 3:56 in the first round in...

US natty team went 3:56 in the first round in Cambridge. That's a new sea-level PR for them, yeah?
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Posted By benjovland

Looks like the Olympic Channel is streaming the...

Looks like the Olympic Channel is streaming the NZ WC this weekend: olympicchannel.com/en/events/detail/2019-uci-track-cycling-world-cup-cambridge/
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Views: 2,606
Posted By benjovland

The good: Started the 2017 season as a cat 4...

The good:
Started the 2017 season as a cat 4 and completed the 2018 season as a cat 2 and 2nd overall in our Track Rider of the Year competition. Learned SO MUCH racing at regional/elite events like...
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Posted By benjovland

Yeah, it's like they built a velodrome at the top...

Yeah, it's like they built a velodrome at the top of the Col du Galibier- a full 700m higher than Aguas. Interested to see what kinds of times are set when it hosts its next big event.
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Views: 255,617
Posted By benjovland

I have photos of the M sprint qual and M 4km...

I have photos of the M sprint qual and M 4km times, but haven't reached the minimum of 10 posts yet. I'll try sending them to queerpunk and they can share 'em.
Replies: 10
Views: 1,330
Posted By benjovland

The NSC Velodrome in Blaine, MN starts...

The NSC Velodrome in Blaine, MN starts certification classes on May 1. Each class is 4 weeks, ~2hrs per session. Additionally, they offer womens/trans/femme-only classes and USAC licensed accelerated...
Replies: 17
Views: 1,532
Posted By benjovland

I've used LapTracker on my iPhone with good,...

I've used LapTracker on my iPhone with good, consistent results for pursuit training.

It's motion-based, so it uses your camera to detect splits. You can change the detection zone...
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