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Posted By Hrothgar42

Ah, bummer. Rogue is in AU, but is more. The...

Ah, bummer. Rogue is in AU, but is more. The Ironmaster seems like a good option though. Iíve seen some good reviews, and importantly itís made with 11 guage steel.
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Itís crazy, but half racks take up more space...

Itís crazy, but half racks take up more space than some full racks.
1. Footprint of a 3íx3í rack is just smaller than that half rack.
2. The big consideration: You lift inside the full rack,...
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Posted By Hrothgar42

It can definitely be a slippery slope. I spent...

It can definitely be a slippery slope. I spent almost exactly $1000 for the bar, 260lbs of bumpers, and the squat stand. Most sites have a small discount for bundling, but donít let your inner...
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Posted By Hrothgar42

We set up a home gym this fall, and have been...

We set up a home gym this fall, and have been using it a ton. Here's our setup:
Bar and weights: Vulcan one basic bar, 240lbs alpha bumpers, Hbasic squat stand, Rogue infinity spotter arms, Titan...
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Posted By Hrothgar42

Google got rid of their site hosting. I just put...

Google got rid of their site hosting. I just put it up on GitHub, so it's available again. And anyone can download it and modify TrackBikeGraphData.js to add bikes. Feel free to contribute back too....
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Posted By Hrothgar42

While it does sound like the wheels could be...

While it does sound like the wheels could be flip-flop from that description, they are not.
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Posted By Hrothgar42

I just noticed that HED sells the Jet with a...

I just noticed that HED sells the Jet with a track hub (https://www.hedcycling.com/jet-6-plus-track/) for $1400. Are they new? And does anyone have any experience with them?
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Posted By Hrothgar42

See above!

See above!
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Posted By Hrothgar42

Welcome to the forums. Letís really break this...

Welcome to the forums. Letís really break this down.
196rpm is how fast you were spinning. Itís called your cadence. Now 196 is quite good but itís only part of the equation.
Speed * Force = Power...
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Posted By Hrothgar42

Definitely note the gearing and speed as well....

Definitely note the gearing and speed as well. Hereís the resistance curve of the original SportCrafters trainer. Donít know if theyíre still making the drums or if Feedback took over that....
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Posted By Hrothgar42

To get funding, thatís correct. To qualify at...

To get funding, thatís correct. To qualify at all, you have to hit a 10.103. Which still proves your point.

I can kind of get my head around why youíd have some (maybe not these) qualifying times...
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Posted By Hrothgar42

Theyíre not cheap... but my wife just got a...

Theyíre not cheap... but my wife just got a custom trip suit from nopinz.
http://nopinz.uk/product/custom-trip-suits/

We've also done small custom orders from Hyperthreads. (Roadsuits & kits)...
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This is awesome! :thumb: CyclingTips has a...

This is awesome! :thumb:

CyclingTips has a great write up:
https://cyclingtips.com/2017/12/usa-cyclings-million-dollar-national-team-program-isnt/

For those who don't want to read, $1M/year...
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Posted By Hrothgar42

Seems like you probably wanted to post this in...

Seems like you probably wanted to post this in the trading thread. :thumb:

https://www.bikeforums.net/track-cycling-velodrome-racing-training-area/925916-trading.html
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Posted By Hrothgar42

Exactly 23mm. :thumb: (On FFWD F6Ts) And I...

Exactly 23mm. :thumb:

(On FFWD F6Ts)
And I went with Pista Controls because Hellyer is concrete.
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Posted By Hrothgar42

New racing wheels!

New racing wheels!
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This derny race blew me away (London 6 Day, day...

This derny race blew me away (London 6 Day, day 5).
The last 10 laps start around 2h 14m
https://youtu.be/ICfyMzXc-AU?t=2h13m55s
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Posted By Hrothgar42

Speaking of printing, I got this saddle-rail...

Speaking of printing, I got this saddle-rail garmin mount earlier this summer, and itís been great. I just have to remember to always get the garmin turned back on before the next race... :notamused:...
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Posted By Hrothgar42

To be fair on the inventory side, they do offer a...

To be fair on the inventory side, they do offer a larger size and color range than most other track bike manufacturers. Itís hard to keep every color in stock in every size for a niche product.
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Posted By Hrothgar42

This looks like the other other Planet X frame...

This looks like the other other Planet X frame (https://www.planetx.co.uk/i/q/FRPXKOISANTR/planet-x-koichi-san-carbon-track-frameset)
...
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Posted By Hrothgar42

Im running 165 omniums on a pre cursa without any...

Im running 165 omniums on a pre cursa without any issues. It also looks like you can get a pre cursa frame for less on ebay if building it up is an option.

That's what I did, and the total was...
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Posted By Hrothgar42

It depends! The acceleration of a wheel itself...

It depends! The acceleration of a wheel itself depends on the moment of inertia of the wheel.

You can compare weight (or mass) if it's at the same place in the wheel.
So, using 400g tires...
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Posted By Hrothgar42

I'd be happy to serve as a guinea pig!

I'd be happy to serve as a guinea pig!
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Posted By Hrothgar42

:eek: Those are indeed lovely! :love: Massive...

:eek: Those are indeed lovely! :love: Massive Kudos.
Any photos from the construction process?
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Posted By Hrothgar42

That's my plan. I'm doing sweet spot base 2 now,...

That's my plan. I'm doing sweet spot base 2 now, then short power build, then the crit speciality. Low volume for all, skipping the weekend workout if I'm racing, or just want to do a longer ride...
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Posted By Hrothgar42

Any idea how Carson's wiring works? Do they have...

Any idea how Carson's wiring works? Do they have ant+ receivers around the entire track?
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Posted By Hrothgar42

This seems like the real reason for the changes...

This seems like the real reason for the changes to the omnium - get well known road riders onto the track.
...
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Posted By Hrothgar42

To Summarize: 1. Adding Women's Madison 2....

To Summarize:
1. Adding Women's Madison
2. Madison gained lap is +20 points - scoring same as points race.
3. Omnium now consists of scratch, tempo race, elimination and points race, drops timed...
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Posted By Hrothgar42

I'm using strong v grips on my track bike, and...

I'm using strong v grips on my track bike, and tennis racket overgrip tape on my TT bike, which is sublime. It's very thin, very tacky, and stretchy enough to get a good wrap.
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Posted By Hrothgar42

I've seen a bunch of posts about recording...

I've seen a bunch of posts about recording frequency, and wanted to share this amazing tidbit I found (And though it could be used for cadence, it's a lot more than $15)

Stages power meters have a...
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Posted By Hrothgar42

I know someone posted about the Revolution Series...

I know someone posted about the Revolution Series on FB live, but you can replay it as well. Great way to spend a lazy Sunday!
...
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Posted By Hrothgar42

I'd better start saving up!

I'd better start saving up!
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Posted By Hrothgar42

If you're actually doing match sprints, then toe...

If you're actually doing match sprints, then toe overlap matters. Excerpt from a very interesting BikeRumor interview (http://www.bikerumor.com/2016/01/20/119528/) with Don Walker:

BIKERUMOR:...
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Posted By Hrothgar42

So Affinity doesn't publish their geometry, but...

So Affinity doesn't publish their geometry, but here are the geometry estimates for a couple ST angles. I've seen an old geo chart listing 74 as the st angle for all sizes. (here...
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Posted By Hrothgar42

You can see in the graph, but the T1 is the...

You can see in the graph, but the T1 is the shortest and tallest of all the bikes I had data for. What stem length and angle were you using on the T1? And any spacers? If you're lucky, you may be...
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Posted By Hrothgar42

There's more friction when bending the chain...

There's more friction when bending the chain around a small cog, so I don't see the need for a custom spine to support a 12t or 11t. I expect we'll see big cogs and big chainrings, while maintaining...
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Posted By Hrothgar42

I'm finishing up my first track bike build. The...

I'm finishing up my first track bike build. The frame came last week, and I've had fun putting it all together. It still needs some finishing touches, but I'm not going to get to try it out for a...
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Posted By Hrothgar42

Bobby sent me stack and reach numbers for the...

Bobby sent me stack and reach numbers for the Dixie Flyer!

I updated the graph... https://googledrive.com/host/0BzwSdUxd7MN5NGd3cnZlOGdKVk0/2d.html
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Posted By Hrothgar42

That's definitely one piece, but we also need an...

That's definitely one piece, but we also need an "effective seat tube" as a measurement from the BB to the ST junction with the "effective top tube". That would give us the right (pun intended?)...
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Posted By Hrothgar42

No. But looking at it, maybe I should have. :)...

No. But looking at it, maybe I should have. :) It's custom javascript on top of Chart.js (https://github.com/nnnick/Chart.js/). Next up is figuring out how to get more frames in the legend, then...
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Posted By Hrothgar42

http://i.imgur.com/AKDN6yhl.png Here's an...

http://i.imgur.com/AKDN6yhl.png

Here's an interactive stack and reach graph - the end result of looking obsessively at geometry charts.
...
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Posted By Hrothgar42

Very true. I raced collegiate on a club team at...

Very true. I raced collegiate on a club team at Illinois. Both Marian University and Lindsey-Wilson College have varsity cycling teams, and dominated our conference. But we had just as much fun. :D
...
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Posted By Hrothgar42

Thanks Carleton. I did find the Mekk...

Thanks Carleton.

I did find the Mekk geometry on wiggle:
wiggle.com | Mekk Pista T1 Aluminum 2015 | Track Bikes (http://www.wiggle.com/mekk-pista-t1-aluminum-2015/#sizechart)

But very strange...
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Posted By Hrothgar42

Experience w/ Mekk Pista T1, Hoy Fiorenzuola .002?

I've been enjoying riding at Hellyer on the rental Specialized Langster Pros, but am thinking about getting my own track bike.

With both the Mekk Pista T1 and the Hoy Fiorenzuola .002 on sale, I...
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