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^Agreed, that's pretty low spoke count for a...

^Agreed, that's pretty low spoke count for a rear. You could have White or one of the other "bespoke" places drill you a one if you really wanted it, but no easy off the shelf solutions that I know...
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Not as bad as it looks, but the track is...

Not as bad as it looks, but the track is definitely not as smooth as it used to be. Coming out of t1/2 I feel a lot more bounce/shudder than I did a few years ago.
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Hey, I did my first Keirin last weekend. Although...

Hey, I did my first Keirin last weekend. Although nothing to report but that them dang young fella's from Atlanta are quick!
Shoutout to topflightpro riding behind me yelling at what I'm doing...
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At Rock Hill they'll last a little bit, might...

At Rock Hill they'll last a little bit, might make it a season for you (mine lasted 2 1/2 ish, but you are there more than I am) but you'll just have to watch them. It's hard to say as there isn't...
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yeah, 4:30 for his "first" go doesn't put him on...

yeah, 4:30 for his "first" go doesn't put him on the TP squad immediately, (and you figure AL's effort at nationals wasn't peak performance either) but it show(ed)s enough potential that in a year...
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ass calculus? I don't kink shame, but that...

ass calculus?

I don't kink shame, but that sounds like some taboo stuff right there.
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Nice bike (and rug;) ) nice enough to forgive...

Nice bike (and rug;) ) nice enough to forgive there being no Celeste green in sight...
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First rule of UCI Track cycling - Don't ever try...

First rule of UCI Track cycling - Don't ever try to win (or even worse, actually win) being smart and (sort of) unconventional.
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Not the best start on the road to Tokyo.

Not the best start on the road to Tokyo.
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hmm, interesting. I had heard mostly good things...

hmm, interesting. I had heard mostly good things about DF. a 33cm aero'ish drop bar with pretty good geometry seemed like a no-brainer.
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^it's probably because you had forgotten how...

^it's probably because you had forgotten how rough the track is at DLV ;)
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carleton I think Gaimon has a bit of history...

carleton

I think Gaimon has a bit of history in track though, right? T-town I think?
Maybe not pro rank trackie, but definitely not new to it
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Is everything alright at Dixie Flyer? I ordered...

Is everything alright at Dixie Flyer? I ordered some Hellyer bars and Bobby emailed me saying they were in paint and would ship out at the end of the week last week (6/3) and that he'd update me, but...
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Posted By Morelock

without trying to dumb it down too much......

without trying to dumb it down too much... turning the crank faster / higher cadence.
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Rate of Force Development

Rate of Force Development
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:eek: I'm generally positive to lukewarm on...

:eek:
I'm generally positive to lukewarm on no-name parts from China, but that is downright scary.
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https://velobike.squarespace.com/wahoo-adapter ...

https://velobike.squarespace.com/wahoo-adapter

Saw this today browsing the net. I know a few people had discussed it and seen a few in the wild a while back under some nat team riders, seems like...
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Good points, but you also have to think spending...

Good points, but you also have to think spending 4 years at a time trying to peak for one event is a hard thing to do mentally. Also, for Phinney, personal glory definitely wouldn't be near...
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Sadly it seems since Project 96 that US interest...

Sadly it seems since Project 96 that US interest in track (at least at a high level) has fallen off, at least for men. I wonder if Phinney would trade his Polkadot jersey from the tour for an Olympic...
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Loaded questions in here... I'll try to break it...

Loaded questions in here... I'll try to break it down



First the question of it being aero. The answer is... maybe. I've looked at a good number of guys lately who have jumped on the HUUB...
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pretty impressive, but sort of makes sense too. ...

pretty impressive, but sort of makes sense too.

He has had some experience with track in the past. He's mentioned a few times that since "retirement" he's actually gotten quite a bit stronger on...
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So the primary thing to look at for compatibility...

So the primary thing to look at for compatibility is the sizing of the steerer tube. I'm not sure what the Langster is (may depend on the year) I'd guess it's probably 1 1/8 as that's been the most...
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I have been wondering the same. Generally UCI...

I have been wondering the same. Generally UCI just geoblocks (but posts) the videos... but lately they have not been posting the video's at all. At first I thought perhaps the video's were there but...
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Posted By Morelock

New LOOK cockpit...

New LOOK cockpit (https://www.lookcycle.com/en/velo/aergo-extensions/) (pursuit) - has some nice/unique features and "reasonably" priced (for a top end cockpit)
...
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Posted By Morelock

Well, Pervis' World Record (at altitude) is 56" -...

Well, Pervis' World Record (at altitude) is 56" - so my guess is either there are some hardware issues OR you need to call your national team :)

(900w for 54" is beastly as well.)
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thanks for the chart! I had him below .2, but not...

thanks for the chart! I had him below .2, but not as far below as most people seem to have him.
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Posted By Morelock

55.089km Very impressive. Some of his final laps...

55.089km Very impressive. Some of his final laps in the 16.1 range!
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Link to the UCI live stream of Campenaerts hour...

Link to the UCI live stream of Campenaerts hour record attempt (9a.m. PT 4/16/19)
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ahh gotcha, that makes sense. Another option...

ahh gotcha, that makes sense.

Another option (failing contacting somewhere like RA) would be using a middle man from someone/where with access to a brick/mortar.

It's pretty annoying to have a...
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I'm not sure what you are asking exactly? Fuji...

I'm not sure what you are asking exactly?
Fuji won't answer your emails (they never have mine) you will have to find a brick and mortar dealer and go through them if you want a seatpost or any other...
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Posted By Morelock

+1 carleton for the Pika. Very happy with mine......

+1 carleton for the Pika. Very happy with mine... you can find them used every so often.
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Posted By Morelock

Cool read, thanks for sharing. *A big budget...

Cool read, thanks for sharing.

*A big budget is also a key difference that Detroit doesn't share with almost any other velodrome in the USA.
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Posted By Morelock

some cool tech, the integrated bars are nice...

some cool tech, the integrated bars are nice although I'm sure it's considered against the "spirit" of the rules to have rests for your forearms.

I'd say he has a really good shot. That said,...
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nuttynutcase -

nuttynutcase -
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So many great bikes, a lot of which are listed. ...

So many great bikes, a lot of which are listed.
I'd say in modern times it has to be the T4. Used by so many countries for multiple Olympic cycles. Definitely there are issues with it, but it's hard...
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Posted By Morelock

Have: Power Meters Stages (Gen2) Dura Ace...

Have:
Power Meters
Stages (Gen2) Dura Ace track model - 167.5 length. Fair amount of trainer miles, condition is excellent, no dropouts.
SRM (wired) track model PCV 167.5 arms. (4 Bolt) - all the...
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Posted By Morelock

I have tried a few different things in the past,...

I have tried a few different things in the past, but I was at Harbor Freight a few months ago and ran across this Voyager tool bag / tote....
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Posted By Morelock

Very sad :(

Very sad :(
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*it's also worth mentioning, if you are going to...

*it's also worth mentioning, if you are going to be checked at any point, it would be time well spent to study the technical clarification guide (on the UCI's website) and be ready to plead your case...
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Posted By Morelock

theblackbullet Yes sorry I should have expanded...

theblackbullet Yes sorry I should have expanded on that

For riders that are 190 cm tall or taller, the horizontal distance between the vertical lines passing through the bottom bracket axle and...
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Posted By Morelock

Ok, the 5cm from the front axle doesn't pertain...

Ok, the 5cm from the front axle doesn't pertain to pursuit. (with aerobars)
As above, you can take the 80cm exemption if you have your saddle at -5cm setback

the only measurements that directly...
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Poppit You get one exemption for free, no...

Poppit You get one exemption for free, no questions asked. How this works out practically is either your saddle is at 0cm behind the BB and you get 75cm reach, or your saddle is -5cm behind the...
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Posted By Morelock

That's a relief, as both are pretty bad :D

That's a relief, as both are pretty bad :D
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The Budweiser and not a Foster's in the...

The Budweiser and not a Foster's in the foreground has me conflicted.
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gl98115 Brilliant! Thanks Yep that's the...

gl98115 Brilliant! Thanks

Yep that's the thread! Thanks again
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Posted By Morelock

My wife runs a gym, and we use Rogue Fitness...

My wife runs a gym, and we use Rogue Fitness stuff there. It's pretty good quality, durable enough to make it through a lot of classes/drops (bumper plates are nice) but it's admittedly not the most...
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Posted By Morelock

Interesting CFD study on Sprint position...

Interesting CFD study on Sprint position Aerodynamics (https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s12283-019-0304-7). Not a lot of info on that kind of stuff.
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Posted By Morelock

I know it's been brought up before, but I can't...

I know it's been brought up before, but I can't seem to find the full explanation.

If you're getting a Power2max NG with the Aldhu, what all do you need exactly to make it work? On a regular BSA...
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Posted By Morelock

Looks like SRM has caught on to the short(er)...

Looks like SRM has caught on to the short(er) crank lengths.

The Origin is now offered with lengths down 160mm, although if you opt out of the standard trilobe (170/172.5/175) size then you have...
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Posted By Morelock

Those Sugino's are one of life's little comforts....

Those Sugino's are one of life's little comforts. Much better than gluing.

I bought a cheapo sinz crank and a bdop 110-144 adapter. Thanks in part to the other thread, going to do some testing on...
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