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Posted By McRussellPants

Wtt: a 2014ish 56c Fuji Track Elite for a 58c...

Wtt: a 2014ish 56c Fuji Track Elite for a 58c Track Elite.

Down to entertain similar level trades for seatpost/frame/fork combos
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Posted By McRussellPants

I wanted to the C2 tubular hoops for my...

I wanted to the C2 tubular hoops for my Cyclocross bike real bad. The Belgian/ardennes bed works awesome for 32c and I've watched guys case concrete stairs with them and they come out unscathed.
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Posted By McRussellPants

Push to pass on a bike would kill the sport....

Push to pass on a bike would kill the sport. 100%.

If you're too lazy to work for it the 250cc club race Ninjas are for sure cheaper than the half of our pedal bikes, just do that.
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Posted By McRussellPants

Probably would have gotten back off the B bike...

Probably would have gotten back off the B bike after it had 'packed up'. Finished with a fresh bikes and relatively fresh legs.

I guess the UCI has magnetic scanners on their I pads now though?...
02-01-16, 01:10 AM
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Posted By McRussellPants

Damn, I've beem looking for some training wheels...

Damn, I've beem looking for some training wheels but i think Im set on some ABX tubulars another Portland dude has.

That Omnium is probably Peters, he's the only person I've ever seen on an Omnium.
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Posted By McRussellPants

Agree, for sure. I'm sure she was gonna jump on...

Agree, for sure. I'm sure she was gonna jump on it to finish after her A bike packed up with mud. Interesting that she dnf'd from a mechanical on her a bike though. Wonder why she didn't take her b...
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Posted By McRussellPants

They didn't catch her using it btw, just in a pit...

They didn't catch her using it btw, just in a pit bike. The national coach threw her under the bus but the party line from her and her crew is that it was a friend's bike. I don't buy that though.
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Posted By McRussellPants

What's relegation worthy with coming from up...

What's relegation worthy with coming from up track?
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Posted By McRussellPants

Iirc Carlton has used a Navigator. Sold my...

Iirc Carlton has used a Navigator.

Sold my reynolds sdvs for a Zipp 900, currently looking for an 808.

Really I just want to do this,...
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Posted By McRussellPants

Original goals were a Flying 200 in the 12.5...

Original goals were a Flying 200 in the 12.5 ballpark and try to get through the 3s to a real late season 2 upgrade.

But... through the perfect storm of a slipped forward cleat and broken shoe...
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Posted By McRussellPants

Normally I'm of the opinion 'if you can afford it...

Normally I'm of the opinion 'if you can afford it who cares' but an 8k wheelset to pack fill a cat 4 race would be pretty serious lol.
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Posted By McRussellPants

Bring water a helmet and pedals if youre clipless...

Bring water a helmet and pedals if youre clipless

Ive seen people do the Alpenrose class in Jeans and Vans, and when I did the Superdrome course two ladies showed up and did it because they had a...
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Posted By McRussellPants

The Vittoria Pista CS, I've been told is a gamble...

The Vittoria Pista CS, I've been told is a gamble on outdoor concrete for durability, just wondering if anyone has any experience with how they hold up?

Would see 90% of its use at Alpenrose as a...
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Posted By McRussellPants

Ive used holdfast on SPDs and liked it super easy...

Ive used holdfast on SPDs and liked it super easy to yank tight while slow rolling. stiff enough to sneak your toe trough.

I stopped bothering with them for a while though, didnt feel powerful...
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Posted By McRussellPants

manufacturers figured out china will swap the...

manufacturers figured out china will swap the dropouts on a TT frameset and boom "mass start" geometry was born/evolved.
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Posted By McRussellPants

I had some slippage problems when I first got...

I had some slippage problems when I first got mine, mostly from being afraid of the carbon. Once I peppered my angus and used my 1/4 drive ratchet on it instead of a multi allen key tool to tighten...
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Posted By McRussellPants

I've had mine for a month or so now, Technically...

I've had mine for a month or so now, Technically its a pre-production 2015 frame, or at least thats what I was told.

Seat post slip struggle is real, but I may still attribute it to being a baby...
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Posted By McRussellPants

If you could fabricate the steel frame yourself...

If you could fabricate the steel frame yourself you could get all the components for that for 120 or so off ebay. If you were feeling lazy just order a motorcycle air shifter kit, then your spotter...
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Posted By McRussellPants

Planning on it. Trying to butter up my bosses now...

Planning on it. Trying to butter up my bosses now to have flexible schedules for the Thursday/Friday stuff.
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Posted By McRussellPants

http://media.giphy.com/media/tMPSeKEplOfK0/giphy.g...

http://media.giphy.com/media/tMPSeKEplOfK0/giphy.gif

Knew I should have taken that track certification course.
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Posted By McRussellPants

https://igcdn-photos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-x...

https://igcdn-photos-e-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xaf1/t51.2885-15/11049228_927138530662492_762938041_n.jpg

in love with this thing.
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Posted By McRussellPants

bike frame builders are so awesome at getting...

bike frame builders are so awesome at getting wide/flat aluminum beads on what I'd guess is pretty thin material. wish that would transfer to the racing community, car dudes aluminum welding is...
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Posted By McRussellPants

I couldn't really either till I got some lifting...

I couldn't really either till I got some lifting shoes, 75$ for some Powerlifts wasn't too bad. I feel like a dweeb lifting so light in them but they really helped me with going low without bouncing...
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Posted By McRussellPants

Is the garmin GPS accurate enough to get usable...

Is the garmin GPS accurate enough to get usable lap times on a 250m? I don't have any experience with it but even actual race beacons seem like they could be pretty inaccurate.

Going by my phone...
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Posted By McRussellPants

I'm way more comfortable low bar, if I give...

I'm way more comfortable low bar, if I give myself half a chance I'll shift my weight to my toes and low bar helps keep me on my heels. noob life.

I followed the Starting Strength program for a...
01-21-15, 11:04 PM
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Posted By McRussellPants

I can deal with standard fare right wing stuff,...

I can deal with standard fare right wing stuff, grew up upper middle class in the south. Just zone out and troll instagram until they calm down about "the poors".

Portland has this weird off brand...
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Posted By McRussellPants

Was the move at 1:40 in the first video a...

Was the move at 1:40 in the first video a Relegation? seems pretty sketchy.
01-20-15, 12:03 AM
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Posted By McRussellPants

It's intense that you'd suffer the embarrassment...

It's intense that you'd suffer the embarrassment of admitting to being so bad at bikes you can't bunny hop rather than just take the falls learning how to do it.



Sorry bout ya.
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Posted By McRussellPants

One day I hope to have my hourly rate be high...

One day I hope to have my hourly rate be high enough that its worth it to pay triple instead of just dealing with getting it straight from china.
12-25-14, 11:42 PM
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Posted By McRussellPants

Lol'd in real life.

Lol'd in real life.
12-25-14, 08:53 PM
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Posted By McRussellPants

8 miles to a table for one at Denny's lol. ...

8 miles to a table for one at Denny's lol.

made some christmas gains on operation track bike tho.
12-25-14, 01:09 AM
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Posted By McRussellPants

I'm just some guy loling at a thread on...

I'm just some guy loling at a thread on Bikeforums.

But heres some dude with a masters saying what I said.

Bodybuilding.com - How To Strength Train For Cycling...
12-24-14, 01:07 PM
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Posted By McRussellPants

You're describing a hypertrophic routine, its...

You're describing a hypertrophic routine, its what body builders use to look big, its known for increasing muscle volume. The idea that you can do 20 reps and somehow gain more endurance than you...
12-23-14, 10:13 PM
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Posted By McRussellPants

Lifting promotes bone density, wolfs law and what...

Lifting promotes bone density, wolfs law and what not. PT is trying to save her a broken bone if she falls.



Maximal strength training improves cycling economy in competitive c... - PubMed -...
12-22-14, 11:23 PM
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Posted By McRussellPants

lol, 3 months of off season lifting isn't gonna...

lol, 3 months of off season lifting isn't gonna make you accidentally snap your crank/bars in half guys.

I've been following the low rep/big weight plan, get into the gym, lift heavy then hop on...
12-19-14, 04:43 PM
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Posted By McRussellPants

Telluride in the Winter

Going to Telluride with the family here at the first of the year. I have a fat bike I can steal from my boss and I have my own 27.5 Full Suspension.

Is there enough to do to keep me happy? Anyone...
12-17-14, 01:47 PM
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Posted By McRussellPants

Only reason to even look at these threads is the...

Only reason to even look at these threads is the OPs ******** requirements.

Requirements:
20x15 gear because I read 'spin to win' on the internet and I won't stfu about it.
Bum bars, because I...
12-14-14, 10:55 PM
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Posted By McRussellPants

Bout to buy some knee sleeves to go with them....

Bout to buy some knee sleeves to go with them. Turns out when you squat with **** form and try to do whip skids on race tires your knees aren't too stoked about it.

That being said, Deadlifts are...
12-12-14, 11:43 PM
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Posted By McRussellPants

Lol, you and your weirdo anti vegan vendetta. ...

Lol, you and your weirdo anti vegan vendetta.

Iron is super easy to come by, if you're gonna go bonkers about non-heme then eat an orange and an extra handful of spinach.
12-12-14, 10:44 PM
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Posted By McRussellPants

http://photos-a.ak.instagram.com/hphotos-ak-xap1/1...

http://photos-a.ak.instagram.com/hphotos-ak-xap1/10809571_306977592846752_41099821_n.jpg

Not necessarily for my bike, but for biking related abilities.
12-12-14, 07:27 PM
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Posted By McRussellPants

Fast Folks is another cool one to hit up, All...

Fast Folks is another cool one to hit up, All Vegan eats too, including pretty ok breakfast tacos.

Been thinking about buying a plane ticket home to go watch CX Nationals.
12-12-14, 12:28 AM
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Posted By McRussellPants

http://cdn.meme.am/instances/250x250/55581153.jpg...

http://cdn.meme.am/instances/250x250/55581153.jpg


3/8th impact > 1/4 drive adapter > 6mm allen socket. sup.
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Posted By McRussellPants

Pretty sizeable drop in frameset cost. I...

Pretty sizeable drop in frameset cost.


I was going to grab one so I can turn my current bike into fixie nerd bike. Value is pretty solid compared to everything else.
12-11-14, 02:51 PM
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Posted By McRussellPants

Ah, yeah I didn't know about that. I thought that...

Ah, yeah I didn't know about that. I thought that as a 'this year' thing with that double clamp.

Yeah, for some people its better to build your own bike. Probably not the people asking how to...
12-11-14, 01:27 PM
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Posted By McRussellPants

The switch from factory to Omniums was pretty...

The switch from factory to Omniums was pretty noticeable. Really noticeable. That and the wheels made the biggest differences.

I'm not saying its a must have, you'll really only feel it all in in...
12-11-14, 11:25 AM
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Posted By McRussellPants

I jumped from a Kilo TT to a 2012 TK3. If I...

I jumped from a Kilo TT to a 2012 TK3.

If I had planned on keeping the TK3 stock I would have been disappointed. Open ball hubs, split seam rims, flexy ass crankset, garbage cog. The only factory...
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Posted By McRussellPants

Worth noting that headtube angle alone is your...

Worth noting that headtube angle alone is your caster measurement. Two bikes with the same total trail, the combination of included trail(fork rake) and caster could handle differently to different...
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Posted By McRussellPants

Every once and a while I chuckle that Wall...

Every once and a while I chuckle that Wall Township speedway is listed as a Velodrome. That place is a mess.
12-09-14, 12:25 AM
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Posted By McRussellPants

As milk bread as all of their road/mtb bikes I've...

As milk bread as all of their road/mtb bikes I've always liked the looks of Fujis track bikes, Also they have the classic "sprint" geometry.


I was gonna grab a track elite over the winter,...
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Views: 3,825
Posted By McRussellPants

What are yalls thoughts on doofy spin bikes for...

What are yalls thoughts on doofy spin bikes for training?

I have my mag trainer but have been using the weirdo spin bike at the gym since lifting and then an hour drive home leaves me pretty...
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