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While those look a lot like Speedbars, the cat is...

While those look a lot like Speedbars, the cat is kind of out of the bag. Taking a thermoplastic mold of somebody's arm and then laying down a couple of layers of carbon on top of it is not terribly...
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Argon's system turned into the Notio. I've still...

Argon's system turned into the Notio. I've still got a broken prototype in my garage :(
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I believe Len (Lochmiller) has been working on...

I believe Len (Lochmiller) has been working on some bars for ERO (and likely US/CAN pursuit) - likely similar to the Wattshop/etc ones.
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*also forgot to mention. Chainline,...

*also forgot to mention.

Chainline, chainline chainline.
Get it perfect.
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I've spent more time thinking about DT friction...

I've spent more time thinking about DT friction than most should (especially considering how slow I am)
nonetheless, my thoughts
For track you have basically two trees to follow for efficient...
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Super Dave I have had good luck out of mine. I...

Super Dave I have had good luck out of mine. I originally primarily bought it to check tire pressure at work (cars) but ended up comparing it to my Silca pumps and now I take it with me when I travel...
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yeah so long as you had the steel ones I suppose...

yeah so long as you had the steel ones I suppose you could get away with that.
Personally I stay away from re bent metal, but understand steel is much more forgiving in that respect than everything...
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I've also got the Airchecker. It's pretty close...

I've also got the Airchecker. It's pretty close with my Superpista, supposedly the new version is even more accurate.
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Anyone ever tried to diy "coat" your rings/cogs?...

Anyone ever tried to diy "coat" your rings/cogs? A la Atomic Coating

I was thinking some gun/automotive ceramic coatings would work (Cerakote,etc?) anyone ever tried?
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if I were designing components/bikes I'd frame it...

if I were designing components/bikes I'd frame it as a challenge to the sprinters.
"Nobody has been able to break it yet...so I'm sure you won't be able to either." ;)
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Yeah custom isn't really that hard to make...

Yeah custom isn't really that hard to make happen. Plenty of carbon guys could chop up your handlebar of choice and re-purpose it at about any width you could imagine. A lot of guys did that with...
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nothing cheap and easily available will come...

nothing cheap and easily available will come narrower than 32... I guess the closest thing "on the shelf" is the Lann bars from Aerocoach that come in 30 (at the top) that flare out to 34. Narrower...
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So, I won't cover a full range of issues with...

So, I won't cover a full range of issues with stages reliability in data (i think the internet has done a sufficient job over the years) but something a bit more focused to track and sprinting.

In...
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^you don't want a stages anyways, definitely not...

^you don't want a stages anyways, definitely not for sprinting.
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^Looks good One caution/psa. Although those...

^Looks good

One caution/psa. Although those Ergostems were/are overbuilt, they are getting on in age (20+ years for a lot of them) so before putting one to serious use, I'd recommend disassembling...
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Yep, I generally scour ebay for old rough/damaged...

Yep, I generally scour ebay for old rough/damaged Bont's, then chop them up and lace them. So long as the sole is in (relatively) good shape you can fix/modify most uppers. I've got a pair of old...
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http://www.kappit.com/img/pics/20140513_204948_eii...

http://www.kappit.com/img/pics/20140513_204948_eiichbc.jpg
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Some guys made this for a LOOK L96 with the same...

Some guys made this for a LOOK L96 with the same issue...
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shoe covers are legal (again)

shoe covers are legal (again)
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My list (page back) still pretty much up to date....

My list (page back) still pretty much up to date.
Testing the water on my Fuji Track Elite (2017 - Med) as well. It's a bit more sprinter geometry than I am really a sprinter.
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"And that was written with strong, fit adults in...

"And that was written with strong, fit adults in mind. Kids move slower, so they don't experience aero gains nearly as much."

https://i.stack.imgur.com/Zu9i1.png

(Credit to Dr. Chung)
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There are minor adjustments you can make to the...

There are minor adjustments you can make to the SILCA Hiro, specifically the gasket preload. To do this you need the "arm" in the open position, then slightly (small amounts) turn the "face" of the...
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super cool, excellent job. I don't own an...

super cool, excellent job.

I don't own an old zipp disc, but if you ever need help filling an order let me know and I'll take one just to support work like this.
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wow forgot these ever existed. Corima used to...

wow forgot these ever existed. Corima used to make them, although I don't think they do any longer.
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From what I understand, US was passing JP and one...

From what I understand, US was passing JP and one of the JP riders crossed into the US and a crash ensued.
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The main stuff - Available Crankarm lengths...

The main stuff
- Available Crankarm lengths (more "arms" on the science and you can buy shorter arms, but you get the look style adjustable 170/172/175 on the origin)
- Different Bottom Bracket...
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brawlo hadn't thought of that... I probably have...

brawlo hadn't thought of that... I probably have a laptop bag laying around somewhere.
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Some of it is build quality. Some of it is that...

Some of it is build quality. Some of it is that they are approved "NJS" (which people often equate to durability, although that's not particularly true)

Maybe the biggest difference is that the...
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topflightpro I just look young for my age ;) ...

topflightpro I just look young for my age ;)
I'm halfway through 35-39.
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Nats '20 :D Home Takeover.

Nats '20 :D Home Takeover.
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So I'm starting to accumulate some bigger...

So I'm starting to accumulate some bigger chainrings (55+) but running into the issue of not having a good way to transport them. My old reliable chainring/cog bag won't take anything that big. Would...
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5 spokes have to be really tough to sell. Either...

5 spokes have to be really tough to sell. Either you've put a lot of time/work into it and it's expensive, at which point people are going to buy an iO... or it's (relatively) cheap/generic and...
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the only small thing I'd add to the good advice...

the only small thing I'd add to the good advice above is whether you pay to have it done, or you diy it off youtube videos... keep in mind that a lot of mechanics use different amounts/styles of...
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One thing I would bet good money on - that it...

One thing I would bet good money on - that it takes a razor blade and maybe a pry bar to ever get one of your tubulars off now.

Are you back on the track yet?
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No firsthand experience but I would guess the...

No firsthand experience but I would guess the wheel would have to be very stiff/strong in design. Older attempts at 2 spoke designs had a lot of issues when the "spoke" was at 3/6 o'clock so you'd...
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I assume it's the two spoke wheel It's been...

I assume it's the two spoke wheel

It's been out for a couple of years now... it's possibly* a pretty fast wheel actually, despite the fact that the "data" on their site would lead you to think...
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electrical shrink wrap grip tape electrical...

electrical shrink wrap
grip tape
electrical tape + spray adhesive + sand
hammered (textured) paint
3d printed grips
hockey tape
nothing + chalk
nothing + gloves

sort of depends on the bars....
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ahh darn :( I guess they didn't sell (m)any. Too...

ahh darn :( I guess they didn't sell (m)any. Too bad, always had good luck with Renn
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Also worth mentioning RENN makes a flat disc...

Also worth mentioning RENN makes a flat disc (like the 900) that isn't terribly expensive. Most folks don't realize they offer a track option as they primarily make Tri stuff.
Some of the best...
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Aergo (Look) extensions have been out a while...

Aergo (Look) extensions have been out a while now. They are a fairly neat concept, but for most of us the fact that we would have to deal with LOOK is a dealbreaker when you need very specific...
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Can vouch for the vdop, it works well. Baby...

Can vouch for the vdop, it works well.
Baby Puke indeed, 808life. ;)
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HP at the Flywheel sells stuff, HP at the wheels...

HP at the Flywheel sells stuff, HP at the wheels wins races :D (that and a boatload of torque helps too!)
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^ It does look like a 900, but with a different...

^ It does look like a 900, but with a different hub design? (Thru axle?)
What's more interesting is the fork. If you look very close it's not the same as the following rider's.

Does this mean...
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yeah it's a road crank, you can see the adapter...

yeah it's a road crank, you can see the adapter bolts in the action shot. Probably custom rings in the other.
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Hey, After a few months (and a crash they...

Hey,
After a few months (and a crash they survived - better than I did :D ) they've been good.
Despite what I said above, I do sort of wish they had just a little more drop after riding them a...
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Interesting Aussie bars ...

Interesting Aussie bars
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1440x1366/20191017_142056_dfad1329a3afbe994a748bc3a68024bb88d75680.png
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A lot of these places are/were field of dreams...

A lot of these places are/were field of dreams projects, but the reality is "if you build it they will come" just isn't happening. You need the big push at the front and you need to keep that wave...
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If you're a speedplay rider already, the thought...

If you're a speedplay rider already, the thought of a PM pedal compatible is tempting (if it's priced competitively) but overall yes... already tons of options out there, for the most part if you...
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Using times in an f200 (trying to compare wattage...

Using times in an f200 (trying to compare wattage to expected performance) can also lead you down false rabbit holes. Rolling Resistance, Power meter accuracy/lag, Track surface/steepness,...
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^that document is outdated. The one I linked to...

^that document is outdated. The one I linked to is the current ruleset.
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