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Posted By Dalai

I was able to cut and fit the last rubber floor...

I was able to cut and fit the last rubber floor tile Sunday morning and could then finally bolt the rack together and set up the space. Very happy with the end result!

IronMaster IM1500 included...
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Posted By sixty2strat

Yes definitely agree about the coach.. Just...

Yes definitely agree about the coach.. Just looking back on lifting days, there is a pretty steep learning curve and not have a coach really extends that process..... now to find a coach :)
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Posted By Dalai

Taking longer than I'd like but am getting closer...

Taking longer than I'd like but am getting closer to being ready and start lifting.

I've now installed the in wall air conditioner - I did insulate the studio when I lined the walls with ply but...
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Posted By Morelock

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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Posted By m_sasso

I have had this for a few years just never took...

I have had this for a few years just never took the time to take pictures, good solid bike, front fork is size tight, but they have fixed this on the newer versions of this...
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Posted By sarals

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Hi, ya'll. Back in March, last time I raced it. It spends it's time on rollers...
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Posted By carpediemracing

Weight 135-140 lbs

Weight. It weighs 140 lbs for shipping purposes, 135 lbs I think is the actual weight.

I moved mine myself. I didn't realize how heavy it was, but it's possible to do it solo, it's just not...
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Posted By carpediemracing

I cut the head tube down on my CycleOps 300. It...

I cut the head tube down on my CycleOps 300. It was pretty straightforward. I thought I posted it somewhere in this forum but I don't remember.

The "before" picture - this was me thinking in...
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Posted By Baby Puke

NJS cranks still work. Just sayin.

NJS cranks still work. Just sayin.
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Posted By Super D

My DF with training wheels on and first day with...

My DF with training wheels on and first day with the Nitto long reach bar. I need a longer frame, again, lol! 😆
...
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Posted By Morelock

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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Posted By queerpunk

...and rightly so.

...and rightly so.
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Posted By taras0000

You should look into getting a job as a writer...

You should look into getting a job as a writer for the Simpsons.
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Posted By taras0000

The Shamal was just a rebranded Gippieme 416. ...

The Shamal was just a rebranded Gippieme 416. Gippieme was Campagnolo's aluminum rim supplier for ages.



I totally agree with this. For outdoor tracks, there may be some data to support going...
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Posted By AmahlAmahlAmahl

I've focused on strength and power training via...

I've focused on strength and power training via Olympic Weightlifting. I was fortunate enough to buy gym equipment before everyone decided to build a home gym....
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Posted By R3drider

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Finally got my christmas gift outside for the first time a few weeks ago, super...
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Posted By queerpunk

I've been doing emergency response work 55 hours...

I've been doing emergency response work 55 hours a week with no days off in over two months, so, i'm not doing anything to stay fit frankly. i'm down almost 10 lbs for some reason.
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Posted By Baby Puke

Well, I'm opening your app every time I train on...

Well, I'm opening your app every time I train on the bike, whether at home or outside. Great applications, and I only use "dumb" trainers. Thank you Carleton!
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Posted By zizou

I missed this at the time but at the UCI mountain...

I missed this at the time but at the UCI mountain bike eliminator world champs last year BŁchli and Hoogland took part with the latter finishing 8th! Impressive technical skills, although i suppose...
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Posted By pierrej

Apart from it's limitations in rear disc...

Apart from it's limitations in rear disc compatibility it's a very good frame, maybe not as stiff as the dolan but miles better than the BMC (which only people sponsored by by BMC ever really used)
...
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Posted By Minion1

I replaced the narrow chain on a park tool SR 2.2...

I replaced the narrow chain on a park tool SR 2.2 with a bit of 1*1/8th chain, works really well. Really long handle and the offset seems to help a lot, helps I picked it up cheap used.
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Posted By Huskey

Australia's PM has made a statement that the AUS...

Australia's PM has made a statement that the AUS athletes won't be allowed to travel to the Olympics should they still go ahead
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Posted By Poppit

It’s a bit all academic, the Olympics will be...

It’s a bit all academic, the Olympics will be postponed to next year.
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Posted By Baby Puke

I just looked at the Velodrome Shop list. Is this...

I just looked at the Velodrome Shop list. Is this where that is coming from? It seems to be a fantasy list made up from parts they stock for sale.
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Posted By Baby Puke

Also of note- road chains are designed to have...

Also of note- road chains are designed to have some lateral flex so they can derail and go to a different gear. That's not a great feature in a track chain.
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Posted By Baby Puke

In more strap nerd news, the Dutch men Sprinters...

In more strap nerd news, the Dutch men Sprinters are still using the old NJS straps. So there.
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Posted By pierrej

Porter has been using straps for a couple months...

Porter has been using straps for a couple months now as man 1 for the team pursuit.
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Posted By queerpunk

you might want to doublecheck what you wrote, and...

you might want to doublecheck what you wrote, and what i wrote.
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Posted By KrispyK

Was browsing zero friction cycling. He does lube...

Was browsing zero friction cycling. He does lube testing and chain wear testing. He is doing some chain strength testing and tested some Izumi chains. Surprisingly they were not any stronger than...
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Posted By queerpunk

It's against the rules: look for the rule that...

It's against the rules: look for the rule that covers "collusion." It's written so broadly that one could argue that working in a breakaway with somebody else is against the rules.

Teamwork is...
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Posted By queerpunk

If your son is 13, in a growth spurt, and has...

If your son is 13, in a growth spurt, and has outgrown his current bike, then he'll outgrow the next one pretty soon, too - a well-fitting bike is important. No need to spend top dollar for something...
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Posted By carpediemracing

I'm with you on this one. Japan has...

I'm with you on this one.

Japan has cancelled school for March, and I'm sure they'll be willing to take more drastic measures if they feel it necessary. The culture is such that they will...
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Posted By SynergyPro

Registration was too late and did not get into...

Registration was too late and did not get into the track center....

but got some info on the Argon 18 for Australia:
the narrow fork was never meant to be ridden by the sprinters, but they tested...
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Posted By queerpunk

You heard it here first - not a single person...

You heard it here first - not a single person will use pedal toe straps for the IP at the Olympics.
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Posted By SynergyPro

It just is... itís a nice frame though. Ordered...

It just is... itís a nice frame though. Ordered one for myself (never built it up, because I got a good deal on a cervelo)
just disappointed itís not a nice Italian handmade frame, what you would...
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Posted By 700wheel

The rescue attempt was successful thanks to hard...

The rescue attempt was successful thanks to hard work by a group of concerned people. A contract has been signed and the rebirth of the velodrome is in progress. :) :winter:
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Posted By SynergyPro

Thatís the one. i just didnít want to start my...

Thatís the one.
i just didnít want to start my first post with aliexpress links (canít post links yet anyway).

another frame worth checking out is Handsling TR3evo which is a evolution (or mix?)...
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Posted By queerpunk

clicking through on aliexpress, i'm seeing a...

clicking through on aliexpress, i'm seeing a number of 'new' open mold track frames out there, including a bunch with bayonets, recessed stem mounts, stem hinges, and other stuff getting increasingly...
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Posted By topflightpro

Here are the Ican options I find when googling: ...

Here are the Ican options I find when googling:

https://icancycling.com/products/ican-track-bike-carbon-frameset

https://www.aliexpress.com/i/33058921529.html

The second one does look very...
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Posted By Baby Puke

If this is LOOK's answer it seems they've never...

If this is LOOK's answer it seems they've never seen their own sponsored national team riders racing. Bummer.
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Posted By brawlo

Thomson do 10į

Thomson do 10į
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Posted By queerpunk

i wouldn't recommend practicing standing starts...

i wouldn't recommend practicing standing starts into a hill. you want to train application of power through a range of cadences, and that means that you need to practice rolling that gear up, topping...
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Posted By topflightpro

First kilo I did, I barely made it to the finish...

First kilo I did, I barely made it to the finish line I was so spent. I collapsed on an open patch of grass and was only able to get one foot unclipped. I was like a fish out of water, gasping for...
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Posted By Baby Puke

This is a pretty normal beginner time. I remember...

This is a pretty normal beginner time. I remember after doing my first kilo (also around 1:23, haha!) I realized I didn't go nearly hard enough. At this point, more than any specific advice, I'd...
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Posted By bikeman68

7700 octanink BB

If you grease and install the 7700 right, with the backsides of the outer additional plastic bearing shields loaded with grease, and placed to make a labryrinth sealing with edges meeting the...
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Posted By queerpunk

re BP's comment, one of the helpful things...

re BP's comment, one of the helpful things somebody taught me is that strength is base training for power. so the progression goes: strength -> power (strength fast) -> speed (using power to go fast)...
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Posted By ghlambert

There's a post a bit higher up (#2600) from the...

There's a post a bit higher up (#2600) from the bike being ridden at a World Cup. Looks like Awang will be riding the bike at the Olympics.
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Posted By Velo Bike

We have now made one fro the Generation 4 (2018)...

We have now made one fro the Generation 4 (2018) Kickr, and about to release one for the Tacx Flux. The Neo will be next =)
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Posted By Morelock

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

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

Thanks for the page from Baby Puke . To date, I...

Thanks for the page from Baby Puke . To date, I still haven't found any aeroski setup that would match my drops position. However, this Profile Design and Look Ergostem combo is close. Personally, I...
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