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Agreed x2 for the day. It's so easy to forget the...

Agreed x2 for the day. It's so easy to forget the effects of weather, track time, and motivation. From a 38* first 200 of the year in April to a 80* race in June, one can easily expect .75-1.0 sec...
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Posted By Trackliche

Agreed! I've definitely gone through the...

Agreed! I've definitely gone through the over-analyze stage (I call it Carleton Mode) more than once, and have rarely seen much in the way of gains from it. Generally, my biggest gains come from...
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Posted By Trackliche

Oftentimes yes, though some more than others....

Oftentimes yes, though some more than others. Check out the Tissot timing page. It seems like pretty consistently the fastEST couple guys are consistently the highEST finishers in the tourney. On the...
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Posted By Trackliche

It depends! :lol: For real, though; why do...

It depends! :lol:

For real, though; why do you need to know exactly what gear to use for your very first f200 of the season? Just take a guess and go from there. Just like you don't use the same...
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Posted By Trackliche

Hmm. Dunno why it won't let me capitalize. ...

Hmm. Dunno why it won't let me capitalize.

-TC
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Posted By Trackliche

u s a! U s a! - tc

u s a! U s a!

- tc
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Posted By Trackliche

I guess it makes it a closer race. Like gear...

I guess it makes it a closer race. Like gear restricted early-season training races. If everyone's on the same gear, you won't have the same one dude on a 106" going 8kph faster than the rest every...
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Posted By Trackliche

I've used bedliner in a can to good effect....

I've used bedliner in a can to good effect. Plenty grippy, pretty inexpensive, super durable. Gloves are up to you.

-TC
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Posted By Trackliche

I'll be eagerly awaiting your decision as to...

I'll be eagerly awaiting your decision as to whether or not I'm entitled to an opinion. Please let me know as soon as it's convenient.

-TC
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Posted By Trackliche

Yup. I like to think I keep it positive and look...

Yup. I like to think I keep it positive and look on the bright side more than most, but there didn't really seem to be any point in that for this event.

It felt like televised league racing...
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Posted By Trackliche

It's a first run that's been three years in the...

It's a first run that's been three years in the making.

I just don't get it. The whole thing, I mean. It was just track racing with a couple new race formats and a few funny hats.

I thought...
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Posted By Trackliche

Well that was painful. The racing was...

Well that was painful.

The racing was fun, at least. God, that announcing and sound was awful.

-TC
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Posted By Trackliche

Watch World Cycling League on Cyclingnews!

Check this out:

Watch the World Cycling League debut live on Cyclingnews | Cyclingnews.com (http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/watch-the-world-cycling-league-debut-live-on-cyclingnews/)

Sounds...
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Posted By Trackliche

Crazy! Beat Canada by several seconds!! ...

Crazy! Beat Canada by several seconds!!

I'm following live on Tissot Live Timing (http://live.tissottiming.com/?id=00030D00&style=Tissot)

Just timing updates, but pretty exciting...
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Posted By Trackliche

I'm 30 years old, so don't know if that helps: ...

I'm 30 years old, so don't know if that helps:

Mine depends a little on what I'm events I'm racing. I have a standard warmup routine that applies to every session, but then depending on the race...
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Posted By Trackliche

CO2 is super temperature sensitive. Kinda the...

CO2 is super temperature sensitive. Kinda the opposite of Nitrogen. It's a good idea to let out all the CO2 from a repaired tube and refill with air once you get home.
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Posted By Trackliche

Carbon frames? :D Otherwise I think you're...

Carbon frames? :D

Otherwise I think you're pretty much right; incremental gains. . . if that. Except for training methods (NO I'm not trying to bring that back up! :D).

TC
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gtrob- No more excuses. Now you HAVE to buy it! ...

gtrob- No more excuses. Now you HAVE to buy it!

TC
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Posted By Trackliche

+1 on silly as hell. What we most adore about...

+1 on silly as hell.
What we most adore about Italian design is also what we most deride them for. It's a matter of accepting that the romantic ridiculous is worth giving up any sense of...
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Posted By Trackliche

Please forgive my ignorance. Does the UCI...

Please forgive my ignorance. Does the UCI "approved bike" sticker not apply to track bikes? Doesn't any bike used in a UCI-sanctioned race have to be approved and sold in such-and-such a quantity and...
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Posted By Trackliche

Totally get it. He wants to be a sexy, sweaty,...

Totally get it. He wants to be a sexy, sweaty, manly beast like the rest of us. Why anyone worships those skinny little bigheads who ride for hours an hours on end up mountains, only to come back...
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Posted By Trackliche

That is badass. Like Carelton, I've only seen...

That is badass. Like Carelton, I've only seen pictures- never in person. gtrob- is this thing big enough for you?!

TC
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Posted By Trackliche

Yes. I am right. TC

Yes. I am right.

TC
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Posted By Trackliche

That seems totally reasonable. Riding his bike...

That seems totally reasonable. Riding his bike really hard the next six months would do him a lot of good, from a sprinting standpoint. Better than spending lots of time lifting and a little bit...
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Posted By Trackliche

We haven't been making very specific training...

We haven't been making very specific training recommendations at all. I'm saying the OP should focus his limited time on the bike. You're saying weights are fine to do. That's far from specific.

...
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Posted By Trackliche

Definitely don't agree. Without paying an...

Definitely don't agree. Without paying an exorbitant amount of dough, there's nowhere else to find info on them! I liken this place to a virtual infield; we're a bunch of trackies shooting the ****....
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Posted By Trackliche

For a rank beginner, running circles around his...

For a rank beginner, running circles around his house with a backpack full of Cheetos five days a week will make him faster and get him out of the house. That doesn't mean he's doing a good job of...
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Posted By Trackliche

Asked: answered. :roflmao2: TC

Asked: answered. :roflmao2:

TC
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Posted By Trackliche

Two bike days a week is not enough- even the...

Two bike days a week is not enough- even the UpUpUp schedule calls for three, IIRC. You're going to find way more speed/fitness by using all that gym time to instead ride your bike.

When you...
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Posted By Trackliche

You might try riding your bike a bit. ...

You might try riding your bike a bit.

Really, though.

TC
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Posted By Trackliche

Meet the Felt athletes: Felt Athletes Embark For...

Meet the Felt athletes: Felt Athletes Embark For 2016 Track Cycling World Championships | Felt Bicycles | Blog (http://www.feltbicycles.com/blog/?p=4771)

TC
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Posted By Trackliche

Whoa! What an idea that just inspired! In...

Whoa! What an idea that just inspired!
In years past, I've bought all my bikes the same color in the hope that one day I can slip one by my wife. But now I'll start buying them in the same prints...
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Posted By Trackliche

I read "Gold" by Chris Cleave a couple years ago....

I read "Gold" by Chris Cleave a couple years ago. It was a pretty fun read. Just a meaningless modern novel, by and large, but oh-so-cool to see it set against the backdrop of women's track...
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Posted By Trackliche

Cool! I love the idea of a bike like that. I...

Cool! I love the idea of a bike like that. I can't believe you don't like the yellow. Maybe if you spiced it up a bit with pink and green, too? Something like this:...
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Posted By Trackliche

Because it sounds way more awesome to say "ninety...

Because it sounds way more awesome to say "ninety eight" than "forty eight thirteen". Helps weed out the roadies.

But for real, I think it stems from the early Penny Farthing-style bikes: the...
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Posted By Trackliche

For sure. On a positive note, it looks like these...

For sure. On a positive note, it looks like these riders are finding a way to monetize their otherwise notoriously-underfunded sport. It's a tough go for trackies in the U.S. I know a few events will...
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Posted By Trackliche

Before anyone asks, A scrub is a guy that...

Before anyone asks,

A scrub is a guy that thinks he's flyin'
And is also known as a buster
Always talkin' 'bout what he wants
And just sits on his broke ass

queerpunk just needs a little...
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Posted By Trackliche

You are my hero. In my mind, ...

You are my hero.

In my mind, weavie:internet :: RF's thighs:bike

TC
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Posted By Trackliche

https://youtu.be/WbYh8i7ZquE Can someone...

https://youtu.be/WbYh8i7ZquE

Can someone with the know-how please make me a meme with the part where he says, "Aww f**k; no jeans for you"?

TC
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Posted By Trackliche

Oh- I should point out that a lot of the aerobic...

Oh- I should point out that a lot of the aerobic fitness indicators that were measured for those studies were of our previously-outlined "submaximal" variety. Lots of VO2Max, etc. IOW- hard aerobic,...
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Posted By Trackliche

You know what? I got all inflamed about this, and...

You know what? I got all inflamed about this, and thought I'd go through some of my papers and drop a research-backed bomb regarding how full of **** you are.

After picking through my hard drive...
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Posted By Trackliche

More Perko happiness: ...

More Perko happiness:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3ri1th4dBg

TC
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Posted By Trackliche

Right on. I'll agree that there's a place for...

Right on. I'll agree that there's a place for aerobic work in a sprint program. SOMEthing's got to get you to the start of your f200, to where the moto drops you off in a keirin, and help with the...
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Posted By Trackliche

And how did you find this affected your event...

And how did you find this affected your event performance? ((Mind out of the gutter here, please!))
IOW, did you see that the training setup seemed to pay off? Did you come into spring with a...
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Posted By Trackliche

+1 This seems to be the whole model...

+1



This seems to be the whole model of Predator, IMO.

TC
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Posted By Trackliche

Couldn't agree more. As much as I hate to say it,...

Couldn't agree more. As much as I hate to say it, I love the ease of just hopping on my Cateye (leave the track bike mounted in it most of the winter) and banging out my workout. Between efforts I...
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Posted By Trackliche

Yeah, ditto here. I used to live 30 min from a...

Yeah, ditto here. I used to live 30 min from a track, and would drive out there several days a week. Now that I'm several hours from a track, I get way higher quality training for the time invested....
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Posted By Trackliche

Hahaha. Love it. We're basically Elites now,...

Hahaha. Love it. We're basically Elites now, dunderhi!

All in good fun,

TC
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Posted By Trackliche

Alright. I'm up to 40 hours a week now. I should...

Alright. I'm up to 40 hours a week now. I should probably cut back on my riding time so I'll have plenty of time to "train"!!

TC
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Posted By Trackliche

Hahahaha- Sprinter Lifestyle for teh win. Heck,...

Hahahaha- Sprinter Lifestyle for teh win. Heck, if time pondering my kilo bars setup or surfing on here counts as time missing from my life, I'm probably up to 30 or 35 hours a week. I would think...
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