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Posted By JMR

I got 2nd place... one of the crafty old guys...

I got 2nd place... one of the crafty old guys (Former Masters World Champ Sprinter) showed up with a 126" gear on!

Once he got on top of that I couldn't reel him back in despite my much higher...
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Posted By JMR

Loaned my 12t to mate and won't get it back until...

Loaned my 12t to mate and won't get it back until after the race unfortunately... 108" it is!

:)

JMR
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Posted By JMR

Thanks guys! This is just a sort of...

Thanks guys!

This is just a sort of demonstation event, but there is prize money ($150 1st, $100 2nd, $60 3rd, $40 4th).

I'll chuck on a big gear and see how it pans out, but the promoter told...
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Posted By JMR

Roller racing

I have put my hand up for some roller racing on the weekend (1km races).

Have never done one before... so was hoping for some advice on gearing from people who have done them before.

Should I...
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Posted By JMR

Did you race Nationals this year mate?

Did you race Nationals this year mate?
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Posted By JMR

Thanks Bulldog... it's a 60cm (57 TT). JMR

Thanks Bulldog... it's a 60cm (57 TT).

JMR
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Posted By JMR

Thanks guys... I love the way it turned out. ...

Thanks guys... I love the way it turned out.

Will have it built up on the track on Sunday... will let you all know how it rides!

Brawlo, you most certainly will if you are coming to Sydney. I...
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Posted By JMR

No one enjoys the Kilo... some people just put up...

No one enjoys the Kilo... some people just put up with it 'cause they are good at it! :)

JMR
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Posted By JMR

New Frameset day!! (Is there any better day??)

Bought a new Koga Kimera frameset a couple of weeks ago... hated the orange so decided to get it repainted.

What do you think? :)

411762

JMR
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Posted By JMR

Miche also tend to be Campag compatible... might...

Miche also tend to be Campag compatible... might be worth checking their stuff.

JMR
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Posted By JMR

They are great... Guys I train with use them, I...

They are great... Guys I train with use them, I will get one for next season. The only downside is that you need to go within 70cm or so of the sensor... so when timing a flying 200 on our 333m...
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Posted By JMR

Most people are lazy and/or slow at changing...

Most people are lazy and/or slow at changing gears, so they don't... but 99% of those aren't the serious guys.

Watch the serious, fast guys... I bet they will change gears between warm up and...
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Posted By JMR

Yep, I change gears at least 3 or 4 times per...

Yep, I change gears at least 3 or 4 times per training session often more.

Usually something like:
Warm-up - 86 or 88
Flying or accel activations - 92, then 98
Starts - 102, then 104, then 106...
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Posted By JMR

Did not know this... thanks for the info! ...

Did not know this... thanks for the info!

I'll have a look at some of his old races.

:)

JMR
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Posted By JMR

I know that they tend to work better, but seeing...

I know that they tend to work better, but seeing a beautifully shaped, aerodynamic track frame with a standard round seatpost just breaks my heart.

:)

JMR
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Posted By JMR

Yep, most assembly pastes will work on alloy...

Yep, most assembly pastes will work on alloy too... the Park stuff I linked above specifies that it is for carbon or alloy.

JMR
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Posted By JMR

Carbon assembly paste and a torque wrench. ...

Carbon assembly paste and a torque wrench.

Park Tool Co. SAC-2 : SuperGrip? Carbon and Alloy Assembly Compound : Cleaning & Lube...
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Posted By JMR

Oh, sorry. :( JMR

Oh, sorry. :(

JMR
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Posted By JMR

Wow... his dad (I assume), is a very animated...

Wow... his dad (I assume), is a very animated talker!

JMR
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Posted By JMR

I've got a Sugino Gigas one... rike this: ...

I've got a Sugino Gigas one... rike this:

371024

:)

JMR
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Posted By JMR

I'd imagine you would get some splinters from...

I'd imagine you would get some splinters from sliding down that track! :)

JMR
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Posted By JMR

I can share some power data with you, but it's...

I can share some power data with you, but it's all training data as my powertap/Quarq is on training wheels/road bikes... When I race a full kilo it's on my disc.

What do you wanna know? :)

JMR
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Posted By JMR

BTW, it seemed to be the axle diameter was...

BTW, it seemed to be the axle diameter was slightly larger on the one that jammed...

JMR
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Posted By JMR

I actually had this exact issue with one...

I actually had this exact issue with one particular Zipp disc on my Teschner Track Pro.

The odd thing was, I had my own Zipp 900 which fit with no issues, then I borrowed a friend's newer Zipp 900...
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Posted By JMR

We had our National (Australian) Masters Track...

We had our National (Australian) Masters Track Champs last week... thought I would give a race report.

Day 1 I had my Kilo.... I was last rider off in masters 2 (35-39), having to beat 1:10.833 on...
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Posted By JMR

I have put the word out when travelling to track...

I have put the word out when travelling to track races before... I have always been lucky enough to have someone loan me a set of rollers for a couple of days.

Just last week a lovely chap loaned...
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Posted By JMR

Just bite the bullet and get Scatto's... you...

Just bite the bullet and get Scatto's... you won't regret it! :)

JMR
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Posted By JMR

I have Bont Zero's which I love... they are lace...

I have Bont Zero's which I love... they are lace up and have a flap that then goes over the laces, so they are perfect for use with straps.

Unfortunately, I snapped the carbon sole on one (right...
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Posted By JMR

Cheers guys! Masters 2 is 35-39 (I'm first...

Cheers guys!

Masters 2 is 35-39 (I'm first year of masters 2).

Dalai... Yeah, can't wait to get down to Melbourne and not have to deal with the wind we have had up here for the last couple of...
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Posted By JMR

Thanks guys! i broke the state record...

Thanks guys!

i broke the state record (masters 2) for the kilo too... 1:09.18. :)

I wasn't that happy with my time, I was aiming for 1:07, but it was pretty windy and I had to go around the...
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Posted By JMR

We had the first session of our masters state...

We had the first session of our masters state champs last night including sprint qualifier... My training has been going well, but conditions were average with gusty winds. I was getting blown around...
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Posted By JMR

Cervelo T4 + Mavic Disc Clearance

Hi guys,

A mate has a Cervelo T4 and has just bought a Mavic Comet Disc (both F+R actually), the clearance beween the wheel and chainstay is VERY tight.... do you think this will be an issue for...
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Posted By JMR

Is this at DISC Dalai? The guy that won that...

Is this at DISC Dalai?

The guy that won that race (Chris Hickey) is up here in Brisbane now.

Are you going to Nationals in March?

JMR
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Posted By JMR

Very sad... ride in peace friend. JMR

Very sad... ride in peace friend.

JMR
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Posted By JMR

My brother is a mechanic... I take the wheels to...

My brother is a mechanic... I take the wheels to him and he uses a high speed air grinder tool with a soft (copper) brush head on it to get the glue off.

Comes off like butter! You have to be...
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Posted By JMR

Yeah, he mentions this in his book... he didn't...

Yeah, he mentions this in his book... he didn't realize until he read on FGF someone pointing it out!

JMR
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Posted By JMR

Dolan DF4 vs Koga Kimera

So I have pretty much decided that I deserve a new track bike (frameset anyway)... pretty much have it down to 2 choices, Dolan DF4 or NOS Koga Kimera.

What is everyone's thoughts? GO. :)

JMR
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Posted By JMR

What about keirin? :) JMR

What about keirin? :)

JMR
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Posted By JMR

Yep, I think that they still need to keep...

Yep, I think that they still need to keep something in place to make sure that bikes don't get so light that they become unsafe... but in this day and age 6.8kg is far too high.

JMR
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Posted By JMR

Hopefully they get rid of/adjust the bike weight...

Hopefully they get rid of/adjust the bike weight minimum rule.

JMR
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Posted By JMR

HAHA! Like! JMR

HAHA! Like!

JMR
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Posted By JMR

I have a San Marco REGALe saddle in near perfect...

I have a San Marco REGALe saddle in near perfect condition that I would swap for the cranks/BB... I am in Australia though (I'm happy to ship).

I'll get you some pics of the saddle.

JMR
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Posted By JMR

Good mag! http://www.ridemedia.com.au/ ...

Good mag!

http://www.ridemedia.com.au/

JMR
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Posted By JMR

Ahh... OK, cool. I see some guys rock up to...

Ahh... OK, cool.

I see some guys rock up to track with these bike with TINY short dropouts and the can only run a couple of gears without the chain being too short or too long.

JMR
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Posted By JMR

Some pseudo track/fixie bikes have REALLY short...

Some pseudo track/fixie bikes have REALLY short dropouts that means you can only run a couple of chainring/cog combos with one chain length... I think he might have really short dropouts.

JMR
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Posted By JMR

Nasty! It looks like he caught the NZ (Black)...

Nasty! It looks like he caught the NZ (Black) rider's bars or elbow as he was going past and pulled him into him... Is that what you guys reckon?

JMR
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Posted By JMR

i agree... I put these on my race wheels for...

i agree... I put these on my race wheels for Nationals (indoor wood 250) and they were beautiful!

A mate put them on his new wheels and rode them on our outdoor concrete track and they lasted one...
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Posted By JMR

So... who's got a Cateye CS-1000 they want to...

So... who's got a Cateye CS-1000 they want to sell then?

:)

JMR
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Views: 2,715
Posted By JMR

I actually have a Cycleops Cervo 2.4 computer for...

I actually have a Cycleops Cervo 2.4 computer for the hub, but I don't have any of the accessories.

To use it effectively, I would need to buy the HR strap (it's not ANT+), speed sensor, cadence...
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