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Spoke stiffness

Hey guys, I found a few topics on this, but couldn't find quite what I was looking for. My friends and I were debating about spoke strength and stiffness and we're wondering what the stiffest, not...
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For what it's worth. I've stretched too many ECO...

For what it's worth. I've stretched too many ECO chains to remember, and I can put out a couple watts on a good day. I tried the Model V with hesitance and LOVE the thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-16, 11:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,151
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Any Caad12 riders who are short?

So im about to purchase a new roadie. I'm pretty short at 5'5" and I usually ride a bike with a 48-49cm seat tube and 52cm top tube. I like to have a decent amount of drop.

The caad12 has very...
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bingo.

bingo.
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So, I'm finding that I have good acceleration and...

So, I'm finding that I have good acceleration and good-enough-to-win top end. My problem is my lungs are done before the race is. What should I do for training to help with that? I have a trainer,...
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Haha! No way am I bring race wheels, bike, AND...

Haha! No way am I bring race wheels, bike, AND all my other **** on the train.
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Sticky Trading
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Have -Shimano Pro Track handlebars (carbon) in...

Have
-Shimano Pro Track handlebars (carbon) in 40cm
-Sugino 75 Cranks, polished silver 170mm
-Suntour hubs laced to velocity aero 36h front and rear

Want
-Narrower bars of similar quality...
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90% of my racing is at Kissena, where the track...

90% of my racing is at Kissena, where the track is in pretty rough shape. Not to mention I don't have a car- so I have to commute by bike a little each way off the train.

At some point I'll move...
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While having fun on their site, I found out their...

While having fun on their site, I found out their track clincher Jets can only handle 100 psi. What the hell is that?

this way cheaper chinese company...
05-13-16, 11:26 AM
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Hey Scrod, I noticed on your site that you...

Hey Scrod,

I noticed on your site that you have the Miche cranks and BB listed as being ISO.

Their site says otherwise. What gives?...
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Views: 3,274
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I rockclimb. Have been for 4 years- It definitely...

I rockclimb. Have been for 4 years- It definitely helps with upperbody strength.
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Hahah, i hate this gold. Hey what width are those...

Hahah, i hate this gold. Hey what width are those bars? Mine are 40, which is too big for me. I'm like 5'5.
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Your bars don't have gold on them like mine....

Your bars don't have gold on them like mine. Tradesies?
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Well, one dude donated something like 20 mil to...

Well, one dude donated something like 20 mil to make it happen. It was going to be in Brooklyn under the Brooklyn Bridge, until someone realized that parking would be an issue. That's why it never...
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Literally some old Pro carbon bars! I also don't...

Literally some old Pro carbon bars! I also don't like the way they look. I want them to be just black, instead of having white and gold decals all over them.
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So, i'm 99% done with building my new bike for...

So, i'm 99% done with building my new bike for track racing.

I'm down to the handlebar/stem, in which I have two options.

Option A) Carbon track drops with a -10 stem
or
Option B) Aluminum...
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Views: 11,223
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First day of riding the track this year I...

First day of riding the track this year I accomplished my goal for last year, which was a sub 13s f200. Now I'd like to get a sub 12 at T-Town for the end of the year.
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I'm guessing you're Nick B.?

I'm guessing you're Nick B.?
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My goals are to beat MarkWW in a match sprint.

My goals are to beat MarkWW in a match sprint.
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I'm glad I could help! I'm friends with the owner...

I'm glad I could help! I'm friends with the owner so it's always a pleasure to mention his company. His bikes have won tons of medals and I personally can't wait to get one. It's a shame I don't have...
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Views: 2,102
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Cinelli's are fine. They're stiff and light....

Cinelli's are fine. They're stiff and light. Personally I'd go for an Affinity Kissena over any of the Cinellis for track racing.
Forum: Framebuilders
11-03-15, 11:56 AM
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Views: 972
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Chasing, facing, tapping, and reaming?

What are all these things? What order do they go in?
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Thanks for sharing Carleton. Everyone, just...

Thanks for sharing Carleton.

Everyone, just remember those NJS guys race with 1" tiny flexy stems still and push monster watts out. I'd say get the X4 and call it a day. No need for the Pro track...
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I've given myself the goal to develop more power...

I've given myself the goal to develop more power for next season. To do so, I assigned myself a step 1 goal, which is to gain 15 pounds of muscle. I'm 5'5" and currently weigh in at 142. I have very...
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Have y'all seen MarkWW's Swan? That bike is a...

Have y'all seen MarkWW's Swan? That bike is a stunner.
09-01-15, 10:30 AM
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As an owner of a bike that has a 1" threadless...

As an owner of a bike that has a 1" threadless headset/fork- my advice is to suck it up, buy a 1 1/8 stem and a good shim.

perhaps this one - Thomson Shim for 1-1/8" Stem to 1" Steerer...
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Interesting.. interesting. I see how that works....

Interesting.. interesting. I see how that works. Well I've officially bought it and it'll have a tire around it in no time. Thanks for your advice guys!
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Which of your bikes is the custom steel one?

Which of your bikes is the custom steel one?
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So I recently hit 140 cadence for the first time...

So I recently hit 140 cadence for the first time at T-Town during a race, and I did it twice. Should I look into moving to a bigger gear? Currently pushing 47x14.
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Easton TKO Wheels HELP!

My rear Easton hub is loose and I can't figure out how to fix it. I've have skilled mechanics look at it, and I've called Easton (no answer, thrice). Anyone here know?
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I should have mentioned- everything was the same....

I should have mentioned- everything was the same. Same BB, same ring, same chain. The only difference was that the DA cranks were 167.5 and the suginos are 165, but that should make the DA feel...
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Dura Ace 7600 cranks suck

So I used to race on Dura Ace 7600 cranks (the square tapered ones). I thought they were stiff as hell and that I'd never need anything else. Recently I switched them out with some Sugino 75 cranks...
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So.. because I work at a shop I could get that 60...

So.. because I work at a shop I could get that 60 dollar chain for 30 basically. May as well, right? I have the 30 Eco chainon my steel race bike and it's nice. I guess I just want to try them all.
...
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also, has this changed?

also, has this changed?
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This question has probably been asked a thousand...

This question has probably been asked a thousand times here.

I'm in need of a new chain. I'm thinking that DID stainless NJS one. it's like 60 bucks.
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You know.. I had one and absolutely HATED it. I...

You know.. I had one and absolutely HATED it. I would get so depressed on it. I put maybe 50 miles on it and hated every second. It literally turned me off from cycling.. I had to recover.
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Views: 8,368
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Yeah, I know.. Unfortunately I figured this out...

Yeah, I know.. Unfortunately I figured this out twice this year already. One was a racoon crossing, and one was a skateboarder going down the hill you're supposed to go up. There's nowhere else I can...
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Views: 8,368
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Sometimes I'll go to the park which has a 3.3...

Sometimes I'll go to the park which has a 3.3 mile lap distance and I'll do one full lap as hard as I can and not let myself quit.
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I have never, nor will I, owned a track bike with...

I have never, nor will I, owned a track bike with no toe overlap.
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go fast turn left in all seriousness.. Do...

go fast turn left

in all seriousness.. Do standing start hill sprints on your road bike in a gear harder than you race. do NOT stop pedalling (nor sprinting) until the sprint is over. Go 100%. It...
Forum: Touring
08-10-15, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,705
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Fixed gear touring, anybody?

So I'm planning on doing a small 2 day fixed gear tour with a buddy of mine. He'll be on gears. Anyone ever done this? Any tips?
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Key words: different tires, training, 60mm ...

Key words:

different tires, training, 60mm

It took me til I became a competitive Cat 4 to get fancy wheels (and I only got them because I got a HELL of a deal) and they're 55mm. Get faster...
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Training with a powermeter

So I'm about to have a powermeter on my track bike. I'm wondering How I can use it to help my training to most.
Ideally I'd like to get it to say the highest number I can get it to. I'm training...
07-27-15, 01:47 PM
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I'm 5'5 and I ride size 49 on a lot of bikes. You...

I'm 5'5 and I ride size 49 on a lot of bikes. You can definitely pull of a 51. Sorry Scrod, just putting in my 2cents
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What's the deal with that new velodrome in PA?...

What's the deal with that new velodrome in PA? Indoor and wooden with 45 degree banks!? . Anyone raced there?
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Easton EC90 hubs are loose

Anyone know how to tighten these hubs up? there's just a liiitttle bit of play and I'm racing in a few hours..!
Forum: Framebuilders
06-09-15, 11:02 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 937
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question about unique touches i found on an NJS frame

What the heck do you call these little buckles on the rear stays? and what do they do if anything?

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-15, 11:26 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 378
Posted By WhatsYoCadence

tubeless

Does anyone make gumwall tubeless tires?

Can't seem to find any.
04-28-15, 02:53 PM
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Hey Scrod, I'm looking into a new frame....

Hey Scrod,

I'm looking into a new frame. It's an NJS Panasonic. It's been crashed, and so it's only $200. Basically I'm wondering what kind of damage I should look out for when I go to reinspect....
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