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Posted By Clythio

Two skate wheels and easy to get bent alu pieces...

Two skate wheels and easy to get bent alu pieces would make nice safety limiters on front drumm..
Little DIY and your $50 will do the job for long time.
3” is nice to get proper resistance range,...
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Posted By Clythio

1) big diameter drums and high tire pressure...

1) big diameter drums and high tire pressure gives you higher wheel speed for same power, and higher wheel speed means higher gyroscopic stability - i use 3" or even 4" on roller drums, and 120psi on...
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Posted By Clythio

Using Prologo Zero Pas on track due its "flat"...

Using Prologo Zero Pas on track due its "flat" top profile - perfect to usual position change we need on the track - to push from low rpm to spin on top speed.
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Posted By Clythio

I bet he will miss this frame ...

I bet he will miss this frame
https://www.facebook.com/JeffreyHooglandNL
https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/768x960/koga_1f19756dbbf1cd7559c8e04686985c97d1f92b4c.jpg
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Posted By Clythio

As I see it (and I hate the hanblebar/stem...

As I see it (and I hate the hanblebar/stem solution - too parallel to floor, no thin, etc.)
Not sure it will be better than the good old champion model....
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Posted By Clythio

Wondering if it's compatible with any other...

Wondering if it's compatible with any other freehub fit... would love having one of these for my Elite Drivo...
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Posted By Clythio

How could I get a Fuji Norcom seatpost? Had...

How could I get a Fuji Norcom seatpost? Had written to all email addresses available at internet related with Fuji, Fuji dist., Oval, etc., without success.
It's related with track because I use the...
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Posted By Clythio

Wood 250m official built by one of the best = $ 1...

Wood 250m official built by one of the best = $ 1 mi only the track - Plus cover, with 700 seated places and complete, I said complete infra it reached $ 4 mi at Rio de Janeiro Pan Games 2007....
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Posted By Clythio

Rear wheel track nuts

Rear wheel track nuts
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Posted By Clythio

Which SPZ shoes? I'm with Sidi (never liked old...

Which SPZ shoes? I'm with Sidi (never liked old models, too much move on upper part due weight saving priority) KAOS, very tight and practical on both closing systems - BOAS and nylon ratchet (love...
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Posted By Clythio

Who builds Mexican tracks? Very fast tracks - I...

Who builds Mexican tracks? Very fast tracks - I raced the CNAR Velo last november. Impressive.
DEPORTAN® Velódromos (http://www.deportan.com.mx/d/index.php/superficies-deportivas?id=7)
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Posted By Clythio

Powertaps work this way too, clocking each 2...

Powertaps work this way too, clocking each 2 torque peaks one pedal turn, and it's pretty good and accurate if you pedal all the time pushing some torque every pedal move, like on a training session...
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Posted By Clythio

64?

64?
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Posted By Clythio

Have a china frame with similar system, but with...

Have a china frame with similar system, but with some slots/slopes on the external "cups" contact surfaces of the holding/tightening set - switched this screw+cups (but not the seat rails berth)...
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Posted By Clythio

Using the eMotion InsideRide 2nd Gen since 2013...

Using the eMotion InsideRide 2nd Gen since 2013 and still in love with them - capable of safe, comfortable, road-feeling sessions up to 2hs - but mine is "traditional manual mag resistance adjust",...
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Posted By Clythio

It's the NORCOM TT bike seatpost - non-available...

It's the NORCOM TT bike seatpost - non-available on OVAL site. Where to find it?
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Posted By Clythio

They're Track Enduros plans, not Track Sprinters....

They're Track Enduros plans, not Track Sprinters. Ok, anyway.
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Posted By Clythio

Considering a competition - Pan Track in Mexico -...

Considering a competition - Pan Track in Mexico - at high altitude - 2400m - what kind of decision we have to take on gears?
Some calculations shows 6/7% more speed to same power at 55-60km/h range....
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Posted By Clythio

Thanks! Only the Rio Velo here in wood/covered,...

Thanks! Only the Rio Velo here in wood/covered, and I live 400km far from Rio, have to train/compete in concrete/open with some dirt stuff on the middle and blue lane all the time due the wind, so,...
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Posted By Clythio

They were very late with the detailed schedule. ...

They were very late with the detailed schedule.

TRACK COMPETITION PROGRAM FROM 6 TO 9 NOVEMBER
The Track races will be carried out in the Velodrome of the National Center for the Development of...
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Posted By Clythio

Track Tires - where to buy? US or EU internet...

Track Tires - where to buy?
US or EU internet shop options wanted...
I like the Vittorias, light but not slick options.
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Posted By Clythio

Pan Master Champ

Anyone going to Mexico City next week?
https://www.copaci.org/en/content/call-pan-american-championship-master-2018
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Posted By Clythio

What about cleaning procedures prior to enter a...

What about cleaning procedures prior to enter a high bank track with a high pressure tire, coming from a standing start?
I'm not that 2500w guy and I'm still "slow" at the turn 1 entrance, and had...
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Posted By Clythio

[QUOTE=Cen;20576689]From what I know the official...

[QUOTE=Cen;20576689]From what I know the official schedule is frozen in the Technical Meeting on November 4th, but they should have a draft WAY before that.
I will dig around and post here as soon...
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Posted By Clythio

We in Brazil are trying to know the race schedule...

We in Brazil are trying to know the race schedule to decide about flight tickets, hotel etc. since track races are only 3 days out of this full 8 days week 5-11 November, and I don't want to stay or...
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Posted By Clythio

Two Track Elites here. Both with rotating saddles...

Two Track Elites here. Both with rotating saddles - I'm heavy 90kg, and yes, I move to the front of saddle when sprinting hard.
Regular non-carbon rails saddle - 20Nm torque on the screw, cleaning,...
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Posted By Clythio

a) Agree... 2: Like the criteria... Back...

a) Agree...
2: Like the criteria...

Back to track last year and still trying to find myself on this F200 selection criteria - studying it and to get a fast time I have to use bigger gears than...
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Posted By Clythio

The WATCH!! A chrono?

The WATCH!! A chrono?
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Posted By Clythio

Depends on what is comfort for you and what kind...

Depends on what is comfort for you and what kind of fit/competition are you looking for.
Being big and heavy, comfort means support at the needed points - I use for TT aft rotated position the...
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Posted By Clythio

One guy did the same at Master Worlds 2017 at...

One guy did the same at Master Worlds 2017 at Carson Velo... but it didn't end well... ;-) It was not a case of "the right gear", but the "wrong suplement", lets say.
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Posted By Clythio

Let's talk about gears to hold this thing.. no,...

Let's talk about gears to hold this thing.. no, better no... ;-)
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Posted By Clythio

Small chain line deviations would lead to 3/32...

Small chain line deviations would lead to 3/32 chainrings lateral bend in some high torque - stand startings - situations... so, for enduros, maybe it's the same - not for sprinters.
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Posted By Clythio

Got surprised at last year Master Worlds at...

Got surprised at last year Master Worlds at LA-Carson last year. 54-59 and 60-64 top performers used ~100" for 500m TT (stand start) and ~104" for 200m...
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Posted By Clythio

Tried to find one for 182 for almost a year. EBay...

Tried to find one for 182 for almost a year. EBay every weed search (none), last units on all sites with 182 adapter pages (zero availability), "new release soon" announcement from a guy that...
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Posted By Clythio

He got a great result, for a non-Sky cyclist......

He got a great result, for a non-Sky cyclist... ;-)
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Posted By Clythio

Besides some aspects already pointed, (real ROM...

Besides some aspects already pointed, (real ROM on the bike, risk, etc.) with shorter ranges you can hold higher loads, focusing on quads = 2 advantages - load and specificity.
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Posted By Clythio

Anyone without this very dangerous full...

Anyone without this very dangerous full extension... ;-)
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Posted By Clythio

That's the reason Gary Mandy is very competitive...

That's the reason Gary Mandy is very competitive (multi-champion) at the 500TT, at the Sprint Match, AND at the 2k TT.... even getting podiums on the 3 races.
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Posted By Clythio

Too many estimations leading to an error sum,...

Too many estimations leading to an error sum, from my point of view.

Even the zigzag "longer line" idea doesn't seems near the real deviation - of the rear, not the front wheel, we have to...
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Posted By Clythio

Didn't get the math. If you ride wide DeltaR...

Didn't get the math.
If you ride wide DeltaR all the 4 laps, 8 turns, you'd ride extra 4 x 2pi x DeltaR.
If DeltaR was 1m wide, it would give only extra 25m.
If ave DeltaR = 0,50m (very bad line),...
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Posted By Clythio

200% Stupid UCI requirement - used as reason to...

200% Stupid UCI requirement - used as reason to destroy Rio 2007 PanGames Velo building+track (it was a Sander Douma siberian pine perfect track) and spend those $40 million on a venue left, after...
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Posted By Clythio

$1 to $1,5 millions for a 250m wood track, plus...

$1 to $1,5 millions for a 250m wood track, plus from $3 to $10 for the cover, without any additional system, and up to 700 - 1500 seated places.
Rio cost (corruption cost included) about $ 40...
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Posted By Clythio

Of course, it's a proto!

Of course, it's a proto!
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Posted By Clythio

https://goo.gl/images/mTdL4M

https://goo.gl/images/mTdL4M
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Posted By Clythio

https://goo.gl/images/mTdL4M

https://goo.gl/images/mTdL4M
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Posted By Clythio

Left and Right low handles not aligned.. :-( ...

Left and Right low handles not aligned.. :-(
But I love the design - aero and "sprinter".
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Posted By Clythio

Get some changes on podium names?.. :-) Just...

Get some changes on podium names?.. :-)
Just kidding, but on 500 the force/weight relation rules against sustainable power/frontal area on full kilo.
As a heavy guy, I lost lots more on first lap...
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Posted By Clythio

Strong sprinter elite here - friend of mine -...

Strong sprinter elite here - friend of mine - using 6 months, no problem.

Only point that make me worry about it is 300g chinese X 400g original... same external dimensions... where is it thinner...
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Posted By Clythio

You need all the loose parts on this set - ...

You need all the loose parts on this set -
https://www.ebay.com/itm/Ritchey-WCS-Stubby-Seat-post-70-x-34-9mm/362279259964?hash=item545986cf3c:g:BNsAAOSwHYpaM7ir

But have to choose the right...
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Posted By Clythio

Omnium sucks, simply said. It's the track...

Omnium sucks, simply said.
It's the track cycling pentathlon.. champion doesn't have to win any race, normal people do not understand some races, points, etc.

And we could have 5 different races...
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