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Thanks for the details. That's terrible. I...

Thanks for the details.

That's terrible. I hope he heals up soon and it's "once bitten, twice shy" about riding track.
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Posted By carleton

Still available :-/

Still available :-/
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Posted By carleton

Are there any reports of what happened? Did...

Are there any reports of what happened? Did anyone here see it?

Crossed wheel? Unclipped pedal?
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Posted By carleton

That makes sense, in a way. But, I wonder if he...

That makes sense, in a way. But, I wonder if he bit off more than he could chew. Sounds like he was racing in the UCI Pro races at TTown today (Friday).



A telling quote from his IG:
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Posted By carleton

This story of DF sounds a lot like Serenity: ...

This story of DF sounds a lot like Serenity:

- A pretty good product on paper/website.
- The early products were nice...when quality was good.
- Bad products slipped through the crack when...
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Posted By carleton

lol

lol
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Posted By carleton

I recall not riding on the track for maybe a year...

I recall not riding on the track for maybe a year and getting the willies while riding the first few laps and I was very squirrely when I returned to the faster races. I would simply let myself get...
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Posted By carleton

Damn. I wonder why he was riding mass start?...

Damn.

I wonder why he was riding mass start? Real talk, I would imagine that if he were on the long team for TP/IP, then he'd be focused on that and not risk injury in a mass start race. I...
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Posted By carleton

I heard (and witnessed) similar stories about...

I heard (and witnessed) similar stories about Serenity.

Not about Dixie Flyer in particular, but "China Carbon" in general...

People ask, "Why not get an eBay frame for a fraction of the cost...
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Posted By carleton

Great stuff. One way to frame what you are...

Great stuff.

One way to frame what you are doing is to consider your weekly races "Practice Races". The veteran racers at DLV called them that and, at first, I didn't understand. I was like,...
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Posted By carleton

Nice find! I'm pretty sure that's it. It has his...

Nice find! I'm pretty sure that's it. It has his team name, "Pure Energy Cycling", on the top tube.

It's tough to say if the seller is Lakatosh himself or someone he gave/sold the frame to before...
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Posted By carleton

Very nice!

Very nice!
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Posted By carleton

I'm sorry to hear about the injury. One...

I'm sorry to hear about the injury.

One thing that happened to me early each season is a pain in my neck from a low, aggressive position and craning my neck upward to see ahead of me.
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Posted By carleton

I know it sounds trite, but you just have to...

I know it sounds trite, but you just have to power through it. The pain is "only" for a few minutes after the event (only....hahaha).

When I was dedicated to training for the kilo, I only did...
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Posted By carleton

This would be my guess, too. Chainsnapper,...

This would be my guess, too.

Chainsnapper, standing starts and rolling accelerations involve a lot of pulling of the arms which pull across the back and neck area.

Maybe some supplemental...
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Posted By carleton

It's called "Track Hack" :D . A lot of people get...

It's called "Track Hack" :D . A lot of people get it early in the race season.



Yes, thread squirm is accentuated on the track. I'm a big guy and I preferred 22 or 23c tires at 140-160psi...
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Posted By carleton

The Kilo is an event for fools and madmen.

The Kilo is an event for fools and madmen.
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Posted By carleton

That link seems to be busted.

That link seems to be busted.
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Posted By carleton

This is wonderful! Any chance you can post...

This is wonderful!

Any chance you can post pics or a video of a Kickr with your mod with a bike?
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Posted By carleton

I don't want you to think that people are...

I don't want you to think that people are dismissing you or your question. It's simply a question that can't easily be answered.

The Kilo is a simple yet complex and brutal event. "Simple",...
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Posted By carleton

You make good points. Maybe not for...

You make good points.




Maybe not for one medal, but recall that Phinney was the Enduro that hung with the Sprinters in the Kilo:
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Yeah, his story isn't unique among pro (and...

Yeah, his story isn't unique among pro (and recently retired pro) roadies.

This is why I think it's an untapped resource.

I've told this story a few times before, but, the guy who won the US...
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Posted By carleton

That's amazing. For those that aren't...

That's amazing.

For those that aren't familiar, it was mentioned in the video that 4:30 would have won silver at US Elite Nationals after Ashton Lambie's 4:27.497. That's 2.503" faster. Gaimon...
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Posted By carleton

https://www.retro-gression.com/products/all-city-c...

https://www.retro-gression.com/products/all-city-cro-mo-lockring

Shimano’s doesn’t accommodate 12t because their range begins at 13t.

A 12t lockring will work with any cog.
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Posted By carleton

Agreed. I really like a slow forum with a high...

Agreed. I really like a slow forum with a high signal-to-noise ratio. I’d rather drop in every day or two and see a couple of new posts/comments (if any at all) of high quality than have to sift...
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Posted By carleton

Not sure if this has been posted before....

Not sure if this has been posted before. Apparently, it's been on YouTube since 2015.

CHEETAH: The Nelson Vails Story (Full Version)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjLnzbzuNhE

1 hr 6...
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Posted By carleton

Yeah, I believe that the Alpina Wing Pista and...

Yeah, I believe that the Alpina Wing Pista and F04 forks both have 35mm rake. The F04 was used by Tiemeyer for his builds. The Wing Pista was used on the Dolan DF3 and DF4. I used the Wing Pista on...
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Posted By carleton

Maybe ask here:...

Maybe ask here: https://www.bikeforums.net/bicycle-mechanics/

The more details the better.
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Posted By carleton

Your profile on the right says San Diego. You are...

Your profile on the right says San Diego. You are in a much bigger track market than most people.

Maybe when you get your funds together, find the popular forum for your area (velodrome message...
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Posted By carleton

I say budget at least $2,000 a top tier frame...

I say budget at least $2,000 a top tier frame used or new and be ready to hop on a deal when it shows up. I got by TK FRD for near half of MSRP on EBay from a guy who flips equipment for sponsored...
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Posted By carleton

13.44” doesn’t mean much for a new racer. He...

13.44” doesn’t mean much for a new racer. He might easily be 12.4” in the same session with the right gearing, windup, and line. There are so many things that can go wrong with a flying 200, and they...
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Posted By carleton

General advice: - Don't buy new problems...

General advice:

- Don't buy new problems that you don't have with your current frame. For example, if your current frame doesn't have a slipping seatpost but your new one does. I did this when I...
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Posted By carleton

No problem. 1: Training program advice is...

No problem.

1: Training program advice is highly subjective and very personal. What works for one may not work for another. Figuring out what works is part of the athlete's journey. Even the top...
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Posted By carleton

Speed, Cadence, & Heart Rate tell you everything...

Speed, Cadence, & Heart Rate tell you everything you need to know. Power is bonus information :D
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Posted By carleton

Early on, you may want to do some really basic...

Early on, you may want to do some really basic "get to know the track" drills where you put on a warmup gear and simply do things like:

- Ride 10 laps in the Sprinter's lane
- Ride 10 laps on the...
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Posted By carleton

Hi, Rooni. Welcome to the forum and welcome to...

Hi, Rooni. Welcome to the forum and welcome to the sport!

Read this: https://www.bikeforums.net/track-cycling-velodrome-racing-training-area/875708-protips-new-track-racer.html

Understand that...
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Posted By carleton

In my own testing with SRM power meters on my...

In my own testing with SRM power meters on my bikes over the years on the track and locked into a mag trainer and using multiple CycleOps spin bikes with power meters: Whatever I saw at home I'd see...
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Posted By carleton

However, there is one study that contradicts...

However, there is one study that contradicts those:

Differences between sprint tests under laboratory and actual cycling conditions...
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Posted By carleton

More: Maximal torque- and power-pedaling...

More:

Maximal torque- and power-pedaling rate relationships for elite sprint cyclists in laboratory and field tests (https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s00421-007-0498-4)
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Posted By carleton

Validity of cycling peak power as measured by a...

Validity of cycling peak power as measured by a short-sprint test versus the Wingate anaerobic test. (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16770343)
Forum: For Sale
05-07-19, 05:29 PM
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Posted By carleton

The frame is custom made for my by Seth Snyder of...

The frame is custom made for my by Seth Snyder of Snyder Cycles (https://www.snydercycles.com/).

The paint is from a buddy of mine and Echte Liebe is the name of his custom bike (and other stuff)...
Forum: For Sale
05-07-19, 05:24 PM
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Posted By carleton

Here's what's left: - Zipp Firecrest 808...

Here's what's left:

- Zipp Firecrest 808 Track (with silver hubs using 15mm nuts front/rear). Excellent condition.
- 1 Dura Ace 7710 Bottom Bracket
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Posted By carleton

I'm keeping the spin bike. Here's what's...

I'm keeping the spin bike.

Here's what's left:

- Zipp Firecrest 808 Track (with silver hubs using 15mm nuts front/rear). Excellent condition.
- 1 Dura Ace 7710 Bottom Bracket
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Posted By carleton

Lack of sufficient sleep can definitely stall...

Lack of sufficient sleep can definitely stall progress and even lead to regression. On the meso and micro level, meaning systematic lack of sufficient sleep and even poor sleep the night before...
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Posted By carleton

That's awesome. Don't discount yourself!...

That's awesome.

Don't discount yourself! Progress is progress. Stronger is stronger.
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Posted By carleton

Hi. Welcome to the forum and to the sport! ...

Hi. Welcome to the forum and to the sport!

I, too, have a longer torso for my height. While some guys who are 6'1" ride a 57cm TT, I ride a 61cm TT.

A few things from the top of my head:

-...
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Posted By carleton

Hi, Adamda, and welcome to the forum. The...

Hi, Adamda, and welcome to the forum.

The good news:
Studies have shown that there is a direct correlation between power output on an ergometer in a laboratory (read: spin bike) and power output...
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Posted By carleton

I agree that it's personal and average to heavy...

I agree that it's personal and average to heavy riders need steel rails. I've seen average riders who are fast (pull more G forces) break saddles and rails. The saddle break by developing cracks in...
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Posted By carleton

Hi, Andy. Welcome to the forum. This is...

Hi, Andy. Welcome to the forum.

This is tough order to fill. As you might imagine, there are lots of variables in play:

- Your level of fitness
- Your level of experience racing and training...
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Posted By carleton

All "NJS" straps are essentially the same. They...

All "NJS" straps are essentially the same. They are certified by the NJS governing body. NJS has very strict rules and therefore all equipment is darn-near identical so that the outcome of the races...
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