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Yes...but there is still an ALCOA... so kinda a...

Yes...but there is still an ALCOA... so kinda a split, but also kinda not. I wasn't sure about the details and after consulting Wikipedia I'm even less sure lol.
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hmm, my Makino has what I had always assumed was...

hmm, my Makino has what I had always assumed was the race number / info printed on a sticker on the seat tube. Unfortunately all the text is kanji and I don't reed gud.
It does bring a certain...
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Agreed. Current trends show the US doesn't really...

Agreed. Current trends show the US doesn't really have a grasp on controlling this yet, and very tough to divine what will happen months in the future.

Unfortunate, but the right call imo.
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Fun video I saw on FB...

Fun video I saw on FB (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-SA62qen4o&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2nT3jb6TEvua6PV-FleSm3g6dRjrMOmAi07IzFxN5P3w0OWHbz8aZ68Bg). Nothing like a 1' Max effort to remind you...
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Posted By Morelock

The Omnium was a pretty good crank with the...

The Omnium was a pretty good crank with the caveats - a.) you were buying new and b.) you could live with the bottom bracket.
For the price, you could buy a used track crank that was much better...
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Unfortunately not a good way I know of to recover...

Unfortunately not a good way I know of to recover that.

If the wheel is track only... you could run it without a lockring, a fair amount of people do that.. and once it's on tight (a few good...
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Posted By Morelock

about 10 years ago I went down the fork/wheel...

about 10 years ago I went down the fork/wheel rabbit hole. (for triathlon/tt'ing) I ended up with a Time Bandit fork with a Hed Jet 90... then I had a custom MDT (Argos) Fork made to work with my...
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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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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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Posted By Morelock

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

^you don't want a stages anyways, definitely not for sprinting.
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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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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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Posted By Morelock

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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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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Posted By Morelock

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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Posted By Morelock

ahh gotcha. In track if you're on 1/8 you're...

ahh gotcha.

In track if you're on 1/8 you're probably going to get a lot of noise compared to road/tt. My Izumi stuff is really loud. Some of the Sram is supposed to be quieter. It gets worse...
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Posted By Morelock

one thing that's always a danger when looking at...

one thing that's always a danger when looking at what pro's/elites do/use is confusing talent with optimization. Results do not necessarily =/= correct choices.

at 500m speeds, aerodynamic drag...
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