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Posted By Franklin27

Go for it, man!

Go for it, man!
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Posted By Franklin27

I hope everything is all right

I hope everything is all right
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Posted By Franklin27

I saw your rides on the Worlds. Your rivals did...

I saw your rides on the Worlds. Your rivals did care. Congrats!
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Posted By Franklin27

After a long reflection, cheese burgers will...

After a long reflection, cheese burgers will stay. Out of discussion.
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Posted By Franklin27

That is a goal! Work hard and good luck, bro.

That is a goal!

Work hard and good luck, bro.
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Posted By Franklin27

Mines: 1. Get back to proper training 2....

Mines:

1. Get back to proper training
2. Get back to proper lifting
3. Get a sub 1:10 Kilometre
4. Get a sub 4:50 4K IP
5. Less junk food (meh...)
6. Get a power meter (meh...)

Edit: I...
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Posted By Franklin27

2018 Goals

What are your track cycling goals for 2018?
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Posted By Franklin27

I think this may interest Carleton (or any other...

I think this may interest Carleton (or any other US cyclist):


USA Cycling defines new national team with set criteria | Cyclingnews.com...
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Posted By Franklin27

Hahaha! That is basically my riding position on...

Hahaha! That is basically my riding position on my track bike. I got a very small frame that suits my individual pursuit time trial position and every time I want to ride in bunch races I have to put...
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Posted By Franklin27

What a mess... ...

What a mess...

https://pvcycling.wordpress.com/2017/12/12/droopy-mcdongle/
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Posted By Franklin27

I bought a pair of Shimano Durace cogs. The 14t...

I bought a pair of Shimano Durace cogs. The 14t and 13t. They are nice :)

As a former roadie, the Durace logo was enough (or at least aliviates a little) to nicely suffer the recriminations of my...
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Posted By Franklin27

Ohh, man. I hope everything goes fine.

Ohh, man. I hope everything goes fine.
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Posted By Franklin27

Hey, boys! Have you all finished your track...

Hey, boys! Have you all finished your track racing seasons?

So what... way back to the gym? :)
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Posted By Franklin27

This 3D headset system seems very interesting....

This 3D headset system seems very interesting. Too many spacers in the top of the headset produce a lack of stiffness on the stem and handlebar during sprints. Regretfully is not featured on the 2011...
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Posted By Franklin27

I am interested in the aluminium frame....

I am interested in the aluminium frame. Interestingly the newest version of the aluminium Argon 18 track frame doesn's features the 3D headset gimmick. I think is only limited to the carbon frame.
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Posted By Franklin27

"So if you ride the red line as opposed to the...

"So if you ride the red line as opposed to the black line per 250m lap:

Your 500m time trial will be 511.4 meters
Your 1000m time trial will be 1022.8 meters
Your 4000m pursuit will be 4091.2...
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Posted By Franklin27

Actually, its seat tube is very similar, but I...

Actually, its seat tube is very similar, but I think the headtube juction is different.

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/1109/6048/products/24140_1024x1024.jpg?v=1468554010

I have seen the...
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Posted By Franklin27

This is my velodrome here in La Paz! It is a...

This is my velodrome here in La Paz!

It is a 333,3 metres track and the bankings are very progressive and fast. If you find the video of the flying 500 record ('cause he broke the flying record,...
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Posted By Franklin27

Hey, guys! I am interested in buying this...

Hey, guys! I am interested in buying this aluminium Argon 18 track frame (I think 2011 model).

Does anyone have any experience with that? Any problem/difficulty to report?

Thanks in advance. ...
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Posted By Franklin27

Hey, Roadie! I am interested in buying exactly...

Hey, Roadie! I am interested in buying exactly the same Argon 13 frame. How does (did) it fare?

Thanks in advance.
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Posted By Franklin27

Give this guy the ten thousand dollars!

Give this guy the ten thousand dollars!
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Posted By Franklin27

Do you think that it is possible to identify the...

Do you think that it is possible to identify the percentage of the difference of resistance to actually replicate this training on the mag trainer?

(I am a geeky, have no motorbike for pacing and...
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Posted By Franklin27

Ok. I'm out.

Ok. I'm out.
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Posted By Franklin27

Wow. I am always scrapped after the drills. ...

Wow. I am always scrapped after the drills.

I hope you get back that condition very soon! :)
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Posted By Franklin27

Exactly. Those are warm-up sprints.

Exactly. Those are warm-up sprints.
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Posted By Franklin27

I got it now. The spin bike explains everything....

I got it now. The spin bike explains everything. I tought you were more focussed on training strength only on your track bike.

Thanks, Carleton-san :)
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Posted By Franklin27

This a very insightful post. Thanks, Taras. ...

This a very insightful post. Thanks, Taras.

The next season I am going to try the strength-to-prime-power/speed approach to see if it adequates to my fisiology. I have only two days of track...
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Posted By Franklin27

Ohh, interesting. Please, keep us informed...

Ohh, interesting.

Please, keep us informed about your experience with the Kickr and the results you get. Looks like a very good investment.

I've read your experience with bigger gears. Which...
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Posted By Franklin27

Thanks for replying, Taras. I have been training...

Thanks for replying, Taras. I have been training with the Up-Up book and there advices to have under-geared 500m efforts before the strength work intervals during the same session.

In your...
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Posted By Franklin27

Brawlo: Do you only train for sprinting or you...

Brawlo: Do you only train for sprinting or you prepare yourself for other races (endurance)? Have you ever tested shorter strenght intervals on the turbo trainer? Or longer? How is your programming...
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Posted By Franklin27

I remember reading that during your best season...

I remember reading that during your best season ever you only did strength work on your bike. How was that experience? Perhaps it is too personal, but how were your strength sessions on the bike? Was...
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Posted By Franklin27

Road rear Mavic IO... (Franco Pellizotti's...

Road rear Mavic IO... (Franco Pellizotti's Cannondale bike, Liquigas Team, Giro of Italy 2009)
...
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Posted By Franklin27

Some of the Saunier Duval road team -who used to...

Some of the Saunier Duval road team -who used to ride Scott bikes and were sponsored by Mavic- rode time trials with the track bladed wheels (David Milllar between them).

During my road years, I...
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Posted By Franklin27

Typical endurance epica...

Typical endurance epica...
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Posted By Franklin27

How do you train your strength on bike?

Just wanted to know your personal experiences in this matter. Not looking for training advices, only experiences and results you would like to share.

Greetings.
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Posted By Franklin27

When I was teenager, I did lots of road racing. I...

When I was teenager, I did lots of road racing. I specialized myself on road time trials. When I finally got to the track (not track at the town I was living those years), it was obvious that my race...
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Posted By Franklin27

Ohh, boy... I know it's cruel to say it but...

Ohh, boy...

I know it's cruel to say it but your cramps chronicles series have left Hitchcock way behind. Someones knows it will inevitably happen, just don't how or when. Nuts.
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Posted By Franklin27

Sexy setup! Congrats! How's that going with...

Sexy setup! Congrats!

How's that going with that little bit tilted handlebar position?
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Posted By Franklin27

Men, that's not normal. See a doctor,...

Men, that's not normal.

See a doctor, because that degree of cramp vulnerability could well be a muscular disease (or a sign or a consequence of other disease, probably glandular).

Edit:...
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Posted By Franklin27

Marty Nothstein's 500 mts. US record it's a...

Marty Nothstein's 500 mts. US record it's a flying start record.
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Posted By Franklin27

La Paz, Bolivia.

La Paz, Bolivia.
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Posted By Franklin27

My velodrome is at 3.600 mts above sea level. ...

My velodrome is at 3.600 mts above sea level.

Factorize that. :)
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Posted By Franklin27

11.16 And from there, I can say that I...

11.16

And from there, I can say that I drooped any serious training.

With no training at all, I was posting 11.9 -12.1 -12.3 a few months ago. But recently, I got even slower (I am on the 13's...
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Posted By Franklin27

I was training behind a derny on a particular...

I was training behind a derny on a particular un-windy day (early at morning). As I was not on heavy-weight training, I just left my usual (roadie borrowed) 53 x 16 on the bike. After a couple of...
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Posted By Franklin27

Thanks, Carleton. That's exactly what I am...

Thanks, Carleton. That's exactly what I am wondering.

Which was your highest RPM (on your track bike, not ergo) ever on training? What about racing max RPM?
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Posted By Franklin27

High-rev masters

Hey, guys.

In other blogs (and FB forums) people brag a lot about pushing a 52 x 14 (or any gear longer than 100 in.) to superb F200 times. Well, that might be good for them, but I was wondering...
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