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Posted By Baby Puke

Well it's the shipping cost that makes it cost...

Well it's the shipping cost that makes it cost prohibitive, but thanks for the offer. It isn't that I CAN'T get it, but I can't get it for a sane amount of money.
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Posted By Baby Puke

Glue compatibility question for old-school...

Glue compatibility question for old-school experts:

This seems to happen to me every few years. In Japan, it seems like there is an embargo of sorts against European tubular glues. It's near...
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Posted By Baby Puke

I've seen photos of some of the Asian...

I've seen photos of some of the Asian championship races that look like they were run on a running track. So it has been done, but probably not advisable!
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Posted By Baby Puke

Carleton, somewhat agree. Trying to look at the...

Carleton, somewhat agree. Trying to look at the bright side here! However, the women's TP success is something of an outlier in my opinion as over the last ten years or so that was the only track...
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Posted By Baby Puke

On the other hand, at the junior and elite level,...

On the other hand, at the junior and elite level, there's an exciting new impetus to get things moving forward from USA cycling, largely due to some new blood in the coaching pool. Eventual success...
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Posted By Baby Puke

Eh. Io looks cooler!

Eh. Io looks cooler!
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Posted By Baby Puke

Here's a rider who found the Zipp 808/Super9...

Here's a rider who found the Zipp 808/Super9 faster than a Mavic Comete pair:
https://fitwerx.com/relentless-pursuit-of-cycling-aerodynamics-part-3-track-bike-aero-test/
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Posted By Baby Puke

Move to Japan! We're doing pretty well over here...

Move to Japan! We're doing pretty well over here with a new impetus to build indoor 250's and amateurs going faster and faster. Grieving for the losses in the US. Things are just tough there in so...
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Posted By Baby Puke

Frankly, it really looks like it could leave a...

Frankly, it really looks like it could leave a mark if you accidentally slammed your ass into the nose of that saddle...
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Posted By Baby Puke

Haha, we win! I really miss FGF...

Haha, we win! I really miss FGF...
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Posted By Baby Puke

Full disclosure: I'm a former BMW technician, so...

Full disclosure: I'm a former BMW technician, so I enjoy taking care of stuff. And I may have more skill with it than some, but basically I re-pack my BB and hubs (DA large flange on training wheels)...
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Posted By Baby Puke

I have literally never seen a Brooks on a track...

I have literally never seen a Brooks on a track bike. Meaning, a bicycle that gets ridden on a velodrome. Street fixies, yes.
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Posted By Baby Puke

Still very common among non-professional track...

Still very common among non-professional track riders in Japan, home court advantage I guess. I like square taper. It lasts forever. Modern solutions are far more fragile. I've been using the same BB...
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Posted By Baby Puke

Dude I totally use Sugino 75's! They are...

Dude I totally use Sugino 75's! They are fantastic cranks! I believe the Hatta will work just as well having the same taper and length. I think they are something of an upgrade (maybe?) to the...
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Posted By Baby Puke

Thanks guys, appreciate the assist. But this...

Thanks guys, appreciate the assist. But this wheel is too damned pretty to just throw some threaded rod at! I think I'll pop for the 6000 version from Campy.
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Posted By Baby Puke

Sadly I had to leave the Panasonic in the US. But...

Sadly I had to leave the Panasonic in the US. But actually I think I found a "long" option replacement axle from a Japanese supplier.
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Posted By Baby Puke

Over the last couple of seasons I have been...

Over the last couple of seasons I have been making a conscious effort to improve my position. and I think it's paying off. I'm going faster than ever despite being older and having my gym numbers...
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Posted By Baby Puke

Not quite sure where to put this, couldn't find a...

Not quite sure where to put this, couldn't find a track wheels thread that seemed relevant:

I just came into an older Campy Ghibli disc, the one with the alloy rim, black sides with the white...
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Posted By Baby Puke

Size 62 Dixie Flyer? BTB Track ? Dixie Flyer...

Size 62 Dixie Flyer? BTB Track ? Dixie Flyer Bicycles (http://www.dixieflyerbicycles.com/shop/the-btb-track)
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Posted By Baby Puke

This thing is great. This app and a speedo with...

This thing is great. This app and a speedo with max speed (and the occasional stop watch/operator) is all the data I have at my disposal and it doesn't seem to be slowing me down. Who needs a power...
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Posted By Baby Puke

carleton ka-ching!

carleton ka-ching!
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Posted By Baby Puke

I can vouch for this app, it's super useful. I...

I can vouch for this app, it's super useful. I use it everytime I train at home of at the track. Buy it.
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Posted By Baby Puke

Your seat is also super forward, is it in UCI...

Your seat is also super forward, is it in UCI spec (behind BB 5cm for enduro/0cm sprint)?
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Posted By Baby Puke

I'm using Nitto 125AA's in 35cm. They're super...

I'm using Nitto 125AA's in 35cm. They're super light and maybe not as stiff as carbon but good enough for me (~175lbs, 11.3 200)
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Posted By Baby Puke

Article (in Japanese) about the new...

Article (in Japanese) about the new Anchor/Bridgestone national team bike: New Anchor (https://morecadence.jp/keirin/43922?fbclid=IwAR3MYC2bjDnVWJUd0Vwpb90CirgjJfFnv92ITJ_zJk1jot3sIgqBxVpf3XE)
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Posted By Baby Puke

Hmm, seems like there would be tons of choices in...

Hmm, seems like there would be tons of choices in a coach so near the OTC in CS, though I don't have any suggestions for you locally. If you're down with internet coaching I'd recommend dropping Lee...
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Posted By Baby Puke

Yeah, why a money pit? I've been on the same pair...

Yeah, why a money pit? I've been on the same pair of 7600's for 10 years and haven't spent a dime on them. Totally reliable.
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Posted By Baby Puke

Where are you based?

Where are you based?
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Posted By Baby Puke

KMC chains are definitely quieter than the NJS...

KMC chains are definitely quieter than the NJS ones, but they also have a lot more lateral flex. I used them for a couple of years in the States with no incidents, but it did make me a little...
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Posted By Baby Puke

Regarding gearing and cadence, I think it's great...

Regarding gearing and cadence, I think it's great practice to train on gears both much larger and much smaller than your race gears to stretch your power-at-cadence range. I will sometimes train on...
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Posted By Baby Puke

Dang. At this point one second off my kilo would...

Dang. At this point one second off my kilo would put me in "ok now I can quit" territory as far as goal times achieved!
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Posted By Baby Puke

Jeez I hope not. I rode one for a kilo *once* and...

Jeez I hope not. I rode one for a kilo *once* and the difference seemed much more marginal than that. I'm hoping this tests justifies my inability to afford to buy a front disc!
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Posted By Baby Puke

I'm curious to see what the real advantage of a...

I'm curious to see what the real advantage of a front disc is.
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Posted By Baby Puke

What 5 spoke is it? Might be interesting to do a...

What 5 spoke is it? Might be interesting to do a Zipp 808 to satisfy Carleton.
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Posted By Baby Puke

This is a fantastic idea. What/where is JBMV?

This is a fantastic idea. What/where is JBMV?
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Posted By Baby Puke

This. Buying the full-carbon "dentist bike"...

This. Buying the full-carbon "dentist bike" set-up won't make you faster if you can't get in a good position. The cheap, old-school way is far more adjustable.

Also, if you are even a little bit...
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Posted By Baby Puke

2019 Japan Track Cup available here: JPN Track...

2019 Japan Track Cup available here: JPN Track Cup (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCoayQdW5P_YDaKe2ldq6wDA)

This is at the new (second) 250 in Izu. Lots of big names; Theo Bos, Matt Glaetzer,...
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Posted By Baby Puke

If you move your cleats back, I'd consider moving...

If you move your cleats back, I'd consider moving your saddle forward. But maybe try it first with no change to the saddle position?
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Posted By Baby Puke

Actually I think it closes your hip angle a...

Actually I think it closes your hip angle a little as you're essentially sliding your feet forward. To keep your hip angle the same you may want to move your saddle forward, if you have room within...
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Posted By Baby Puke

I've said this before on here, but IF (and that's...

I've said this before on here, but IF (and that's a pretty big if, as Carleton mentions) you can get your hands in the same place as your sprint bars with your aero hooks, then there should be no...
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Posted By Baby Puke

No problem, glad you found it helpful. I know...

No problem, glad you found it helpful. I know that others are still having success with a traditional cleat position too, so it may not be ideal for everyone. I moved my cleats back some time ago at...
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Posted By Baby Puke

Interesting! Was your cadence range affected at...

Interesting! Was your cadence range affected at all? The criticism of the cleats-back position is that it can affect top end speed. When I made the change 2 or 3 years ago, it did feel a little...
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Posted By Baby Puke

:) The days of 44cm aerobars are over![/QUOTE] ...

:)
The days of 44cm aerobars are over![/QUOTE]

Honestly, does it even make sense for a road time trialist to have anything over 40 cm? Who is doing their market research?
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Posted By Baby Puke

Mid foot cleat position article...

Mid foot cleat position article (https://www.stevehoggbikefitting.com/bikefit/2011/04/power-to-the-pedal-cleat-position/)
Ok, I think this is it, have a look.
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Posted By Baby Puke

If you are going to continue being a pursuiter...

If you are going to continue being a pursuiter and bunch racer, I'd just go with what you have been doing. Traditional is pedal axle under the first metatarsal, as you probably know, and old school...
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Posted By Baby Puke

Baby Puke_ - I think the pro-svet bars have...

Baby Puke_

- I think the pro-svet bars have some drop from clamp area to cowhorns. The old HED corsair bars did too (and probably a lot of others)[/QUOTE]

Yep, but the difference here is that...
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Posted By Baby Puke

What's your riding history? How long have you...

What's your riding history? How long have you been riding track? Do any other kind of bike racing?
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Posted By Baby Puke

That's a whole can of worms right there. I have...

That's a whole can of worms right there. I have my cleats pretty much as rearward as they can go and just set some PB's in my 200 and kilo. YMMV.
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Posted By Baby Puke

In most cases you you need an adjustable stem...

In most cases you you need an adjustable stem with two pivots like the old LOOK Ergo stem (I have one) or this thing which is just as good for a fraction of the price: Satori Cobra...
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Posted By Baby Puke

...so set your aerobar hooks up the same position...

...so set your aerobar hooks up the same position as your drop bars?
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