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I've never heard of it, but it does sound like it...

I've never heard of it, but it does sound like it would be fun. You should hit Dale up at Lexus, sounds like it's up his alley.

I found my favorite part of the Madison was not maiming (or being...
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indeed... the aero arms race doesn't care about...

indeed... the aero arms race doesn't care about back health. If there is a tangible gain someone can achieve by contorting like Glaetzer, then either others will follow suit, produce enough more...
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Posted By Morelock

I'm with you man :/ Never, in a million years...

I'm with you man :/
Never, in a million years if you had told me when I bought my Look Ergostem that it would ever be pointing towards the sky would I have believed you. And yet... here we are.
...
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Posted By Morelock

in general stack is a pretty easy fix, at least...

in general stack is a pretty easy fix, at least in timed events.

The frame you've got is on par with about anything you're looking at.
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Posted By Morelock

Refresh time Have - 5 spoke mavic clone...

Refresh time

Have -
5 spoke mavic clone (20.5 width)
USE Tula's (Track and Road Pods) 40cm
DMT Pista's - size 45 drilled for SPD-R
Bont Zero+ - Size 45 drilled for rearward 3 bolt cleats (also...
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Posted By Morelock

Sure, I'd be happy to work on it and send the...

Sure, I'd be happy to work on it and send the file to anyone that needs them. Hit me up in PM and I'll get you the info.
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Posted By Morelock

I bought a Monoprice Duplicator i3 (just a...

I bought a Monoprice Duplicator i3 (just a rebranded Wanhao i3) v2 - any of those rebranded prusa i3 models are a good place to start for people imo because the support group around them is very deep...
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Posted By Morelock

WGB I'm not sure about the boss covers. Are...

WGB

I'm not sure about the boss covers. Are they just a cover? The Shimano one looks like the shifter attaches to it... if that's the case I don't think the stuff I print would take the higher...
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Posted By Morelock

Looking at some pictures of the caps, it looks...

Looking at some pictures of the caps, it looks like it would be possible to make some. I would need some exact measurements though

I'm not sure about the shifter boss covers, do you have a link to...
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Posted By Morelock

I've looked at metal printing services, but they...

I've looked at metal printing services, but they seemed far out of reach (the quote for the extension above was ~$7k in Titanium and ~$2k in Aluminum. Which seemed a bit too steep for a prototype :D...
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Posted By Morelock

3D printed parts

I've been making bits and pieces for folks here and there over the last couple of years, but never really thought of just offering the stl files.

Mainly aerobar related stuff (grippers of all...
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Posted By Morelock

They are fine. Nothing special, but if it fits...

They are fine. Nothing special, but if it fits it's a competent frame. In 2020 $250 for a frame is not an exciting deal, but probably fair.
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Posted By Morelock

The day I paused the WC TT to try and count how...

The day I paused the WC TT to try and count how many teeth were on Tony Martin's chainring I realized I was a somewhat sad fellow :D
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Posted By Morelock

Those are like the only days I tune in :D :D :D

Those are like the only days I tune in :D :D :D
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Posted By Morelock

carleton but the sick dealz.... :O

carleton but the sick dealz.... :O
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Posted By Morelock

1300w seated leading into the start... yawn no...

1300w seated leading into the start... yawn no big deal :D
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Posted By Morelock

Fingers crossed

Fingers crossed
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Posted By Morelock

Baby Puke the good news is even if tech on 19mm...

Baby Puke the good news is even if tech on 19mm tyres stopped right now, the Pista Speed Vittorias are very good, it'll be many years before they aren't at the very very pointy end. That said, even...
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Posted By Morelock

New Vittoria pista tyres...

New Vittoria pista tyres (https://www.vittoria.com/us/pista-oro-track.html) for the ultra high end.
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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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Hah, yeah certainly. I live by Alcoa (city) and...

Hah, yeah certainly.
I live by Alcoa (city) and it was a big stink when they changed the name :D Some folks even questioned if the city needed to change it's name too.
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Posted By Morelock

Arconic ;)

Arconic ;)
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Posted By Morelock

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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Posted By Morelock

thanks, yeah wasn't sure but I remember the OG...

thanks, yeah wasn't sure but I remember the OG ones having some issues although I heard firmware had helped.

I will probably hold out for a later gen or just suck it up and buy a new/refurb
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Posted By Morelock

Speaking of Kickr's, anyone's experience with the...

Speaking of Kickr's, anyone's experience with the original (2014) model?
One locally at a fair price, but I know the way of measuring power and flywheel changed after the original. Not really a...
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Posted By Morelock

both nice cranks. Pick based on looks and which...

both nice cranks. Pick based on looks and which BB system you prefer.
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Posted By Morelock

My experience with DF is - you'll get what you...

My experience with DF is - you'll get what you order - eventually.

*I bought the Hellyer bars and went through a similar situation as you are describing, lots of delays and eventually just no...
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Posted By Morelock

Yeah, and for what it's worth, races that *are*...

Yeah, and for what it's worth, races that *are* important (some of the pro triathlon and cycling things) have stepped up measures to work against cheating. They aren't perfect, but neither is "real...
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Posted By Morelock

meh... zwift "can" do better. But Zwift is about...

meh... zwift "can" do better. But Zwift is about getting the most $15/mo as possible, not having the strictest testing for races.
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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 Morelock

Man I can imagine someone burping a tire mid...

Man I can imagine someone burping a tire mid sprint.
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Posted By Morelock

taras0000 On glues, Shellac or comparing the...

taras0000

On glues, Shellac or comparing the two?

The only (public) testing I've ever seen shared on shellac was a long time ago on Biketechreview (roughly 15-20 years ago, it might have also...
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Posted By Morelock

While that is true, keep in mind the age of those...

While that is true, keep in mind the age of those tests and the glue available at the time.

Many pro/world record/etc tires have been epoxied in the past as well for the reasons you mention,...
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Posted By Morelock

Hah. Isn't one terrible experience enough

Hah. Isn't one terrible experience enough
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Posted By Morelock

carleton ahh gotcha thanks!

carleton ahh gotcha thanks!
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Posted By Morelock

taras0000 this wheel? ...

taras0000 this wheel?
https://cdn10.bigcommerce.com/s-1rmgckn/products/2664/images/23201/IMG_5779_1200x800__15331.1425338639.1280.1280.JPG?c=2

Old Shamal's were also notably quick (forgot to...
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Posted By Morelock

As is often the case... it depends. First,...

As is often the case... it depends.

First, some wheels are very tire sensitive (old iO, H3, pre firecrest 808's...etc are good examples) and that should be the first thing driving pairing....
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Posted By Morelock

No reason you couldn't do it though. "Everesting"...

No reason you couldn't do it though. "Everesting" wasn't really a thing until a few folks thought it would be a challenge :D

It sounds pretty terrible!
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Posted By Morelock

That's fancy. In my triathlon life I had free...

That's fancy. In my triathlon life I had free access to a gym (sadly too far away for it to be useful) with one of those, the single time I ran on it I thought it was pretty sweet. But $$$, so I...
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Posted By Morelock

This is the link...

This is the link (http://www.pencilmountain.com/content-creator) to the artist who built the velodrome model you see in GCN videos.
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Posted By Morelock

It doesn't look great at the moment... I'm...

It doesn't look great at the moment... I'm inclined to agree with carleton 's assessment. Even a trip to Rock Hill or Atlanta seems up in the air for me in 2020 :(
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Posted By Morelock

I guess still at T-town? Not the most informative...

I guess still at T-town? Not the most informative press release.

I'm optimistic, but still wary of large events. For those that have been in the past, how difficult is it to get lodging "last...
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Posted By Morelock

Russ Roth Masters Nats is for geezers only :D ...

Russ Roth Masters Nats is for geezers only :D

(35-39 is the youngest group)
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Posted By Morelock

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

My wife runs a gym so during the lockdown we had...

My wife runs a gym so during the lockdown we had free reign.

That said... I'm on the trainer/zwift the majority of my riding these days anyways, so nothing really changed for me, other than I had...
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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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Posted By Morelock

Moke Honestly all (big brand) pedals in the...

Moke Honestly all (big brand) pedals in the current day/age are fine for track for the vast majority of us. For everyone else, there are plenty of strap systems/diy solutions to make sure you don't...
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Posted By Morelock

hah! oh, I didn't consider leaving it on...

hah! oh, I didn't consider leaving it on ~indefinitely... I was thinking applying per session it'd be useful (albeit, the number of times I do pmax+ efforts is low) I might try it out on my...
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Posted By Morelock

seems like something like hockey tape (or maybe...

seems like something like hockey tape (or maybe woven electrical tape) would eliminate a lot of slip without quite as much tire chewing as grip tape.
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Posted By Morelock

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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