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2019 Japan Track Cup available here: JPN Track...

2019 Japan Track Cup available here: JPN Track Cup (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoayQdW5P_YDaKe2ldq6wDA)

This is at the new (second) 250 in Izu. Lots of big names; Theo Bos, Matt Glaetzer,...
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If you move your cleats back, I'd consider moving...

If you move your cleats back, I'd consider moving your saddle forward. But maybe try it first with no change to the saddle position?
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Actually I think it closes your hip angle a...

Actually I think it closes your hip angle a little as you're essentially sliding your feet forward. To keep your hip angle the same you may want to move your saddle forward, if you have room within...
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I've said this before on here, but IF (and that's...

I've said this before on here, but IF (and that's a pretty big if, as Carleton mentions) you can get your hands in the same place as your sprint bars with your aero hooks, then there should be no...
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No problem, glad you found it helpful. I know...

No problem, glad you found it helpful. I know that others are still having success with a traditional cleat position too, so it may not be ideal for everyone. I moved my cleats back some time ago at...
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Interesting! Was your cadence range affected at...

Interesting! Was your cadence range affected at all? The criticism of the cleats-back position is that it can affect top end speed. When I made the change 2 or 3 years ago, it did feel a little...
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:) The days of 44cm aerobars are over![/QUOTE] ...

:)
The days of 44cm aerobars are over![/QUOTE]

Honestly, does it even make sense for a road time trialist to have anything over 40 cm? Who is doing their market research?
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Posted By Baby Puke

Mid foot cleat position article...

Mid foot cleat position article (https://www.stevehoggbikefitting.com/bikefit/2011/04/power-to-the-pedal-cleat-position/)
Ok, I think this is it, have a look.
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Posted By Baby Puke

If you are going to continue being a pursuiter...

If you are going to continue being a pursuiter and bunch racer, I'd just go with what you have been doing. Traditional is pedal axle under the first metatarsal, as you probably know, and old school...
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Baby Puke_ - I think the pro-svet bars have...

Baby Puke_

- I think the pro-svet bars have some drop from clamp area to cowhorns. The old HED corsair bars did too (and probably a lot of others)[/QUOTE]

Yep, but the difference here is that...
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What's your riding history? How long have you...

What's your riding history? How long have you been riding track? Do any other kind of bike racing?
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That's a whole can of worms right there. I have...

That's a whole can of worms right there. I have my cleats pretty much as rearward as they can go and just set some PB's in my 200 and kilo. YMMV.
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In most cases you you need an adjustable stem...

In most cases you you need an adjustable stem with two pivots like the old LOOK Ergo stem (I have one) or this thing which is just as good for a fraction of the price: Satori Cobra...
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Posted By Baby Puke

...so set your aerobar hooks up the same position...

...so set your aerobar hooks up the same position as your drop bars?
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Last year I did some experiments with drops vs....

Last year I did some experiments with drops vs. aerobars doing standing and rolling 400's. Top speed was always better with the aerobars, so that's what I do. I think people make a lot of the...
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I'd be curious if the aerobars/drop bars ratio...

I'd be curious if the aerobars/drop bars ratio has changed since the TT was dropped from the Olympics. I know that on the men's side, many guys just do the kilo at the WC's without specifically...
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That's what I consider the best placement of the...

That's what I consider the best placement of the strap, behind the pedal body itself. I learned this was best for myself using the old school DA 7400 pedals. This is basically the position of the...
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I think if you've been riding kilo for years on...

I think if you've been riding kilo for years on aerobars it's probably best to keep using them for 500 when you become "of a certain age". I'm wondering if part of the reason many elite women...
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Yeah, I'm often confused by peoples' strap...

Yeah, I'm often confused by peoples' strap set-ups. Most seem way too forward to me. I've even seen world level riders with their straps basically around their toes.
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Yeah, I have them and they are great! I use only...

Yeah, I have them and they are great! I use only the rear strap position and they are perfect. I'm looking for the next pair though as to looks like VP are not producing them anymore. Though now that...
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Thanks, Kaben. I've been hoping to avoid making...

Thanks, Kaben. I've been hoping to avoid making something, but that's looking more and more likely.
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THAT is exactly what I'm looking for! Do you know...

THAT is exactly what I'm looking for! Do you know who made these at Dolan? Thank you!
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The keirin academy is in Izu, Shizuoka...

The keirin academy is in Izu, Shizuoka prefecture. Wish they would build one on my side!
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They've built a second indoor 250 in Japan, this...

They've built a second indoor 250 in Japan, this one at the kern academy. Here's a cool video of the construction: Japanese 250 track
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Excellent, thank for the link, Flatballer! I did...

Excellent, thank for the link, Flatballer! I did not realize those were on that site.

This is exactly what I'm after:
Keo-metal-03...
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Posted By Baby Puke

Anybody seen how straps are attached to LOOK...

Anybody seen how straps are attached to LOOK pedals? I know the French team uses them but I've never seen this close up. Weighing up my options for after these VPs wear out, which might be soon, and...
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Posted By Baby Puke

Regular Pista for the front, Pista Control for...

Regular Pista for the front, Pista Control for the back? I'm a fan of the new gen Vittorias.
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Generally you can use a lighter tire on the...

Generally you can use a lighter tire on the front. I've been using a Vittoria Pista Speed on the front and a regular Pista on the back, but Japanese outdoor tracks are very clean and well...
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Thanks dude. I can't tell you how satisfying it...

Thanks dude. I can't tell you how satisfying it is to set some new PR's after such a long time!
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Hi Clythio, and thanks! It's difficult to suss...

Hi Clythio, and thanks! It's difficult to suss where I am training-wise right now. I'm a university English instructor, and I've just finished a semester (two days before the race). So my training...
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Ok, I just posted about how track time trials are...

Ok, I just posted about how track time trials are too boring to write about, but I just had a pretty big breakthrough, and being nearly 51 I thought it might be encouraging for older riders to see...
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Posted By Baby Puke

I would warn off anyone looking at the Zipp 900....

I would warn off anyone looking at the Zipp 900. I feel the hub design is pretty weak and the bearings in there are not up to the job, just too small for the loads they see. I only use my disc a...
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Perhaps everyone is just too busy doing actual...

Perhaps everyone is just too busy doing actual racing? It has been pretty quiet on here of late. For myself, I've been doing TT's and TS's almost exclusively for a few years now, and those do not...
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I would say that if you plan on racing, a modern...

I would say that if you plan on racing, a modern bike is a lot more convenient for changing set up and all that. But if you just want to ride the track and do some training for fun, an NJS bike is...
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Posted By Baby Puke

'Clincher tires'? Carleton, what are those?

'Clincher tires'? Carleton, what are those?
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Posted By Baby Puke

Yeah, I kinda disagree a little with the...

Yeah, I kinda disagree a little with the statement above about the tire pressure. In my experience, less resistance equals higher wheel speed, which gives better stability, as Clythio said. Along...
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Posted By Baby Puke

Put the rollers in a doorway so yo can bounce off...

Put the rollers in a doorway so yo can bounce off the door frame with your shoulders. Forget the hand on the wall. It's all about relaxing your hands, shoulders, and upper body and not trying to...
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Posted By Baby Puke

Any press is good press? ...

Any press is good press?
https://www.velonews.com/2019/07/commentary/the-outer-line-the-ucis-new-track-cycling-model-is-a-step-backwards_495513
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You can sign BEAT's open letter to the UCI...

You can sign BEAT's open letter to the UCI protesting these proposals here:...
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Posted By Baby Puke

Related:...

Related: http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/huub-wattbike-and-beat-teams-hit-back-at-radical-uci-track-reforms/
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Posted By Baby Puke

Seems like no one has talked about starts yet....

Seems like no one has talked about starts yet. Maximal starts are a bit of an art form- if you can, get some coaching on your start form, and ideally if you are training for kilo one day a week is...
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Posted By Baby Puke

Really common when rollers/high cadences are new...

Really common when rollers/high cadences are new to you. Have someone look at your fit, bars too low/seat too high makes this worse. Relax your grip on the bars as well, basically just rest your...
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Posted By Baby Puke

Yeah, it kinda seems like these videos don't...

Yeah, it kinda seems like these videos don't exist? I've give-up and am using examples from the world cups. Thanks all!
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Posted By Baby Puke

I do indeed need the 2019 races as Japanese...

I do indeed need the 2019 races as Japanese riders finished silver in both, but thanks for the above. I've looked while VPN'ed from various countries and I cannot find anything beyond 2 minute...
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Posted By Baby Puke

2019 WC's men's and women's keirin finals

This is a weird request, but does anyone have a good link to videos of these two races? I think I am geoblocked in Japan from seeing full length videos of he most recent World Championships, and...
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Train your start and top speed from a rolling...

Train your start and top speed from a rolling start first, then add in the anaerobic tolerance (this stuff hurts) last. (in the final few weeks before an event). From my experience over the last ten...
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Posted By Baby Puke

NJS straps seem to be making a minor comeback in...

NJS straps seem to be making a minor comeback in the pro ranks. I think a couple of the Dutch sprinters are on them.
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Posted By Baby Puke

Dads race, too, sometimes. Source: I'm a dad.

Dads race, too, sometimes. Source: I'm a dad.
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Agree. I was also pretty surprised. Weird...

Agree. I was also pretty surprised. Weird backroom maneuvering at the Russian team? Seems a real shame as he obviously went through a lot to change nationalities only to be left home.
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I asked this a couple of weeks ago. Seems...

I asked this a couple of weeks ago. Seems unclear, but maybe he just missed qualification? Or was an alternate? In any case, he's here now doing pro keirin and actually earning some Y.
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