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Posted By Super D

It's very interesting, Carleton. In addition to...

It's very interesting, Carleton. In addition to body position, line thru T3-4, thinking "fast feet" through the final turn, etc, one of my missions is to generally try to minimize degrading in the...
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Posted By Super D

If I was in the meeting where that design was...

If I was in the meeting where that design was presented, I'd conduct an immediate experiment to discern how aero the designer was flying out the door! :D
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Posted By Super D

Not tentative jumping at the rail (but good...

Not tentative jumping at the rail (but good question, it's natural to respect the risk of nailing the throttle into a turn contained by a hard barrier) but when going up the hill, it feels like it's...
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Posted By Super D

I've got that 150 Apto too, and wondering if you...

I've got that 150 Apto too, and wondering if you similarly want to slap the designer for the reverse clamp bolt design which you can't get a torque wrench on? :D
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Posted By Super D

I've settled on the same gear-inches, 108. I...

I've settled on the same gear-inches, 108. I tried 116 a few weeks, ago and it was daunting how much of a difference in effort was required---I'm way underpowered for that setup, lol! I don't have...
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Posted By Super D

Any tips/fundamental truths for finding one's...

Any tips/fundamental truths for finding one's preferred gear-inches?

I'm starting to realize that while I can spin 120-135+ (not fast, I know, but relatively fast for me, haha), I'm faster in the...
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Posted By Super D

I actually needed a shallow drop but long reach,...

I actually needed a shallow drop but long reach, that 123 has a 170 drop, so I went with the Nitto B135AA-SSB Randonneur bar, they have a 120 drop and 105 reach (and the bottoms flare out so the top...
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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 Super D

Did you end up looking like a hockey player? ...

Did you end up looking like a hockey player?

That's brilliant with the clamp. Seems so obvious and simple, which is evidently way over my head, because I wasn't smart enough to figure that out....
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Posted By Super D

Got the Hiro chuck, which is great. Needed for...

Got the Hiro chuck, which is great. Needed for disc wheels, such a PIA without it.



Looks like they're out of stock on the Cobra. I don't need the bottle opener, I just use my teeth. (I...
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Posted By Super D

Well, it's not as pretty...but that bottle...

Well, it's not as pretty...but that bottle opener.... :beer:
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Posted By Super D

Where in the world can I find the EAI Keirin tool...

Where in the world can I find the EAI Keirin tool for a sub-$100 price, it's so expensive. But I like it! Dammit! Was saving for a digital Silca pump, then tried the EAI tool at the track a few...
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Posted By Super D

WANT: Anyone have an EAI Keirin Tool you're...

WANT:

Anyone have an EAI Keirin Tool you're looking to get rid of?
Got Speedplay Zero Track pedals that need a new home?


HAVE:

Velotec Sz Med speedsuit, long-sleeve, worn in 3 short...
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Posted By Super D

Thank you for the link. Big 150mm reach but...

Thank you for the link.

Big 150mm reach but also 150mm drop; bet that will evolve to a much shallower number after Tokyo for a lot of the bar makers.
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Posted By Super D

39 is doable, would like narrower but the reach...

39 is doable, would like narrower but the reach and drop is most important for me for fit at the moment. Tough to find everything needed.

Carleton, it's such an odd bar to find, no way for me to...
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Posted By Super D

Even with the flared out ends on this bar?

Even with the flared out ends on this bar?
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Posted By Super D

Too much drop, but still interesting. Canít...

Too much drop, but still interesting.
Canít seem to find bars on their site, do you have a link you could share to see the bars, pricing and details? Thank you.
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Posted By Super D

Is this a crazy idea?... Nitto B135AA SSB...

Is this a crazy idea?...

Nitto B135AA SSB Randonneur Touring Handlebar.....these come in a 39cm with 105mm reach and 120mm drop, which looks pretty nice dimensionally for a sprint setup.
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Posted By Super D

Olympus has pretty substantial reach, but the...

Olympus has pretty substantial reach, but the drop looks to be 149-ish from their diagram.

I could just cut a few inches off of my arms, and this would be a whole lot easier...
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Posted By Super D

Man, that's super narrow. If the reach isn't...

Man, that's super narrow. If the reach isn't right, the elbows would be like sails out in the wind, right?

I don't understand why shallow drop bars are such an unusual thing to find...With so...
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Posted By Super D

Rejuvenating this thread---in light of the new...

Rejuvenating this thread---in light of the new long-reach / shallow-drop sprint bars coming out for Tokyo, what is currently available for "regular guys" who need to find something affordable? Any...
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Posted By Super D

I've got a Thomson seatpost collar on this bike...

I've got a Thomson seatpost collar on this bike which is really nicely made; used to run Thomson posts, stems and bars on my MTBs, impressive stuff, and durable! I've replaced the crappy post that...
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Posted By Super D

No doubt about that. :) I'm not sure if an...

No doubt about that. :)

I'm not sure if an aero seatpost makes a bit of difference, but figured if I'm doing skinsuit, aero lid, wheels, eventually more aero sprint bars, (an since my only track...
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Posted By Super D

Are the flying 200 videos posted anywhere?

Are the flying 200 videos posted anywhere?
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Posted By Super D

Favorite Aero Seatpost?

I'm looking into aero seat posts for my DF frame (running FSA SLK 31.6 diameter round seatpost currently). Any caveats or favorites when it comes to aero seatposts?

Thank you.
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Posted By Super D

Interesting and helpful, thank you. I'd like to...

Interesting and helpful, thank you. I'd like to avoid super high rpms, due to knee and hip injuries from many dangerous/destructive previous sports lives. :) I'm thinking 140 is the max I should...
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Posted By Super D

Reporting back, in case any of this is of...

Reporting back, in case any of this is of interest to anyone other than myself. :)

I've been rehabbing a hip issue, and gearing down seemed like a good measure to take some pressure off, so I've...
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Posted By Super D

Nice rig and great picture! :)

Nice rig and great picture! :)
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Posted By Super D

I've got a friend running a 150mm KNCN Arrow...

I've got a friend running a 150mm KNCN Arrow stem, seems to be holding up well. Anyone try one over a long period of time? Stiff, durable, or doo-doo? :)
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Posted By Super D

Thank you, Carleton, wishing you all the best as...

Thank you, Carleton, wishing you all the best as well!



Thanks DMC, and I'll tell you what...my goals are to have fun, and learn a ton this year. I can't fail to reach those goals. :)
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Posted By Super D

Darn, I got the single button version.

Darn, I got the single button version.
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Posted By Super D

Tried the SKS today...when you bleed air, do you...

Tried the SKS today...when you bleed air, do you have to take the gauge off and re-seat it to get the new reading?

Also, does the bleed button stick for you sometimes!
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Posted By Super D

Happy New Year - and Thank You :)

Hey gang, I've been down sick the past couple of weeks, so this is a little late. But wanted to wish a happy and healthy new year to you and yours.

Also wanted to say Thank You! to all of you who...
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Posted By Super D

Thank you, ordered yesterday, will enjoy using it...

Thank you, ordered yesterday, will enjoy using it no doubt. 👍
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Posted By Super D

Was going to order the SKS, but I see so many...

Was going to order the SKS, but I see so many reviews complaining about durability issues and poor quality... Sounds like your SKS has been solid, though, no issues?

Edit: Oh, what the hell, itís...
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Posted By Super D

Favorite digital tire gauge for track?

Rather than a digital floor pump, I'd like to use a hand-held gauge (with bleed valve) to check pressure after using any pump. This will see track and road duty. Do you have any favorites after...
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Posted By Super D

This is pretty fascinating. Aero is so important....

This is pretty fascinating. Aero is so important. Add optimized/maximized energy output in the given gearing from the start line which can be sustained to the finish, and that seems to me the whole...
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Posted By Super D

I found that thread, interesting discussion...

I found that thread, interesting discussion (https://www.bikeforums.net/track-cycling-velodrome-racing-training-area/1133751-power-meters-track-2.html). Wonder if there have been any advancements at...
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Posted By Super D

Thank you, good and helpful summary. Iíve been...

Thank you, good and helpful summary. Iíve been experimenting a bit with my windup, will report back, maybe get some video. This is fun. :)
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Posted By Super D

Please elaborate, are they problematic? I had...

Please elaborate, are they problematic? I had stages on my last few road bikes, and a Pioneer on my TT bike, didn't see much difference in terms of accuracy or reliability.
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Posted By Super D

Good stuff, thank you! Been looking at these over...

Good stuff, thank you! Been looking at these over the past few months off and on (not surprisingly, seems there isn't much out there for sprinting), good principles overall just as you said. Very...
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Posted By Super D

Thank you, have also been looking for a 333m...

Thank you, have also been looking for a 333m track diagram with wind-up lines, measurements, etc, have you ever come across something like that? Iíve seen this for 250m only so far. Iím basically...
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Posted By Super D

I recall seeing a wind-up path discussion here at...

I recall seeing a wind-up path discussion here at one point, but can't find it now. Anyone got a link? (Thank you) :)

My home track is a 333m, and I'm experimenting with different wind-up paths,...
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Posted By Super D

Brilliant tips, I was having problems as well,...

Brilliant tips, I was having problems as well, going to try these! Thank you! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-19, 01:38 AM
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Posted By Super D

Anyone have experience with Mercury 3's or 5's?...

Anyone have experience with Mercury 3's or 5's? I've seen them in masters races under great riders, wonder how they hold up over time. Thoughts?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-19, 07:34 PM
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Views: 829
Posted By Super D

Shallow for lower rotating mass. The deeper...

Shallow for lower rotating mass. The deeper wheels tend to be more sluggish accelerating (which makes sense). When I was running 30mm and 40mm rims, then switched to the DA C24s, it was noticeably...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-19, 11:36 AM
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Views: 829
Posted By Super D

Thanks guys, much appreciated. Those Fulcrums...

Thanks guys, much appreciated. Those Fulcrums (and Shamal sister wheel) were on my short list when I ended up with the C24s previously. Seem like great options.

Also coming to mind, what about the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-19, 12:12 AM
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Views: 829
Posted By Super D

Best Bang for the Buck Tubeless (Rim Brake) Wheels to compare with DA C24?

In your firsthand experience, what is the best bang-for-the-buck tubeless road wheelset (with rim brakes) that compares well with the Dura Ace C24 TL?

I'm not switching over to discs...yet. Will...
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Posted By Super D

Dang. I think you're right. :D

Dang. I think you're right. :D
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Posted By Super D

Already got my 150 today, so no Kash for me, haha...

Already got my 150 today, so no Kash for me, haha :)



No Look bar for me for now, out of budget, have to go aluminum. I've got a Zipp SCSL-80 on the bike now, seems to be fine, just wish I...
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