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Posted By Clythio

Adding some info here. 1) I have a KKRM with...

Adding some info here.

1) I have a KKRM with the heavy flywheel, with a "permanently attached" old alu Fuji Track frame on it, TT handlebar/setup, for standing starts only (sometimes I take the...
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Posted By Clythio

Strong guys... screwing on the ground or walls,...

Strong guys... screwing on the ground or walls, putting concrete bags.. :-)
Thanks for the suggestion about Lemond Rev - will check here but it's very hard to find the brand here in Brazil. I think...
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Posted By Clythio

Smart Trainer solid, suitable, for sprinters?

Hello - I'm used to spend a big part of my training, indoor, even when I was only on the road racing (up to 2016).
I have a nice roller (last gen InsideRide eMotion) which I use for recovery,...
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Posted By Clythio

Fuji Track Elite

Perfect and affordable. Sprinter thing
If painted "LOOK" instead of "Fuji" would cost $4000...
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Posted By Clythio

Leg speed can be trained in parallel, and later, but it's really needed

Invest you time on this video called "Science of Speed", from Jim Martin, and pay attention to the activation and relaxation time thing, related to efficient cadence, etc.
You will get that it's...
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Posted By Clythio

11T 128in ?

11T 128in ?
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Posted By Clythio

I would call this list "inaccurate", to be...

I would call this list "inaccurate", to be polite.
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Posted By Clythio

Interesting track news portal - lots of links

https://www.newsnow.co.uk/h/Sport/Cycling/Track+Cycling
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Posted By Clythio

Some road sprinters are also very strong, and...

Some road sprinters are also very strong, and sprint out of tight turns with full power, and road chains came from 8sp to 9sp to 10sp to 11sp to... 12... and so on, getting more and more thin on the...
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Posted By Clythio

Possible answers: 1) Not ready or 100% adapted...

Possible answers:
1) Not ready or 100% adapted yet - we're selecting sprinters with shorter legs in order to stand on it when sprinting.
2) We preferred to lose some World titles in order to keep...
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Posted By Clythio

Nice videos

at UCI Facebook page - highlights etc.
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Posted By Clythio

GB Hope/Lotus "spider" bike

I believe it will be a fail. :)
Liked new Kogas and Argon, a lot!
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Posted By Clythio

The TT machine seat!! :-O 10cm max degree, on...

The TT machine seat!! :-O
10cm max degree, on this bars?
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Posted By Clythio

Hahaha, sounds like I didnt went anywhere hard...

Hahaha, sounds like I didnt went anywhere hard enough! I was gasping for air, legs were burning, but I managed to walk fine :D

check the final part ;-)
https://fbwat.ch/1rs4Hj1IGtp6SjeI
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Posted By Clythio

Which powermeter do you have at your road bike? ...

Which powermeter do you have at your road bike?
I'm 183cm, 90kg, 22% body fat
FTP was never above 250w
10 sec best around 1300w, usually 1200w.
5 sec best around 1400w, usually 1300w.
Max maybe...
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Posted By Clythio

UpUpUp has a good advice for 250m tracks - but...

UpUpUp has a good advice for 250m tracks - but its principles can be applied to any place - accumulate potential energy without saturating muscles, making the climb progressive, accelerate to an...
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Posted By Clythio

I'm on Sidi Kaos - two points tight Boa lace for...

I'm on Sidi Kaos - two points tight Boa lace for the front part (I hate feeling it loose) and the good and old buckled serrated large strap.
They use a "pierced" material that stretched and laced...
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Posted By Clythio

Piece of ****, this solution adopted by Fuji -...

Piece of ****, this solution adopted by Fuji - it's Ritchey, I believe - even with 20+Nm doesn't stay in place in Velodrome banked turns if you go to the front end of seat with your weight, and...
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Posted By Clythio

We didn't need this return.. one more thing to...

We didn't need this return.. one more thing to deal with, and in this case (over the strap) even dangerous.
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Posted By Clythio

New equipments

https://www.velobike.co.nz/blog//new-tech

shoe covers??!! 🤔
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Who's racing Keirin with Cervelo?

Jason Kenny? World Cup.

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Posted By Clythio

Chinese copy ruined the market? Many of them...

Chinese copy ruined the market?
Many of them being used by track racers here in Brazil. Very cheap, maybe 1/4 of original price.
And... 75% of the weight.. I just wonder where is this material...
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Posted By Clythio

PInarello.

https://www.cyclingnews.com/news/pinarello-launches-new-maat-track-bike-ahead-of-tokyo-olympics/
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Posted By Clythio

Not so expensive as Look, very stiff, sprint...

Not so expensive as Look, very stiff, sprint geometry, etc. I have two of it, felt much better than Scatto when standing accelerations due longer straight drop extensions, parallel drops (Scatto's...
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Posted By Clythio

Exactly. Powermeters all the time. My roller,...

Exactly. Powermeters all the time. My roller, same conditions, try to use same pressure etc.
But of course you can build a real world, outdoors, speed x power curve and work over it.
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Posted By Clythio

Once given a known Power x Speed curve, it’s easy...

Once given a known Power x Speed curve, it’s easy to build on a simple Excel table/curve.

I use it to choose gears when targeting a rpm-watt spot on roller intervals, but I have the Power x Speed...
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Posted By Clythio

Giro Attack with side pieces... nice idea for a...

Giro Attack with side pieces... nice idea for a 3d printer.
I use Attack it fits well my head and allow good sight view even on a very low position
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Posted By Clythio

Power Analysis Software?

I use WKO3 in order to check my track files.
It allows you to look “into” the file, selecting data by data interval and checking short efforts in detail, in order to analyse, compare, etc
But they...
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Posted By Clythio

Reliable, steady, easy to setup, change batteries...

Reliable, steady, easy to setup, change batteries and calibrate, rigid, long lasting batteries, etc. - compatible with a lot of computer heads (I use Cycleops Joules because I have Powertaps).
Will...
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Posted By Clythio

58 Frame, Selcof Velodromo handlebars, Verve InfoCrank meter. After training.

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Posted By Clythio

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Posted By Clythio

"Time in which power is maximum"... they use 3,7...

"Time in which power is maximum"... they use 3,7 as default - reality for me is 8 to 9 sec - play with that and check how it changes result.
I use "Time period" 38, if result is slightly lower like...
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Posted By Clythio

1 - AC model works well if peakpower time is...

1 - AC model works well if peakpower time is corrected, they use sec 4 I think, and reality is maybe 7 or 8 after the time start. Model is maybe 0,5sec faster because its model is for pros...
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Posted By Clythio

Tire glue life

Considering you don't use that special pair of "race wheels" too much, how long can be the glue service - traditional stuff like Conti Carbon or Mastik-1 - be considered reliable?
What would be a...
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Posted By Clythio

Check videos of Women 500tt races at Track Cups...

Check videos of Women 500tt races at Track Cups and Championships. It’s 50/50, and sometimes handlebars win, but on a “ferocious” performance. When aerobars wins, it’s smooth, more continuous.

As...
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Posted By Clythio

CONGRATS for the personal best. 250m track? Any...

CONGRATS for the personal best.
250m track? Any "different from regular" setup, like big gears, etc.? Are you at top point of training session this year?
I have powermeter data from 2006 to now...
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Posted By Clythio

Two skate wheels and easy to get bent alu pieces...

Two skate wheels and easy to get bent alu pieces would make nice safety limiters on front drumm..
Little DIY and your $50 will do the job for long time.
3” is nice to get proper resistance range,...
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Posted By Clythio

1) big diameter drums and high tire pressure...

1) big diameter drums and high tire pressure gives you higher wheel speed for same power, and higher wheel speed means higher gyroscopic stability - i use 3" or even 4" on roller drums, and 120psi on...
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Posted By Clythio

Using Prologo Zero Pas on track due its "flat"...

Using Prologo Zero Pas on track due its "flat" top profile - perfect to usual position change we need on the track - to push from low rpm to spin on top speed.
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Posted By Clythio

I bet he will miss this frame ...

I bet he will miss this frame
https://www.facebook.com/JeffreyHooglandNL
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Posted By Clythio

As I see it (and I hate the hanblebar/stem...

As I see it (and I hate the hanblebar/stem solution - too parallel to floor, no thin, etc.)
Not sure it will be better than the good old champion model....
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Posted By Clythio

Wondering if it's compatible with any other...

Wondering if it's compatible with any other freehub fit... would love having one of these for my Elite Drivo...
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Posted By Clythio

How could I get a Fuji Norcom seatpost? Had...

How could I get a Fuji Norcom seatpost? Had written to all email addresses available at internet related with Fuji, Fuji dist., Oval, etc., without success.
It's related with track because I use the...
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Posted By Clythio

Wood 250m official built by one of the best = $ 1...

Wood 250m official built by one of the best = $ 1 mi only the track - Plus cover, with 700 seated places and complete, I said complete infra it reached $ 4 mi at Rio de Janeiro Pan Games 2007....
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Posted By Clythio

Rear wheel track nuts

Rear wheel track nuts
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Posted By Clythio

Which SPZ shoes? I'm with Sidi (never liked old...

Which SPZ shoes? I'm with Sidi (never liked old models, too much move on upper part due weight saving priority) KAOS, very tight and practical on both closing systems - BOAS and nylon ratchet (love...
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Posted By Clythio

Who builds Mexican tracks? Very fast tracks - I...

Who builds Mexican tracks? Very fast tracks - I raced the CNAR Velo last november. Impressive.
DEPORTAN® Velódromos (http://www.deportan.com.mx/d/index.php/superficies-deportivas?id=7)
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Posted By Clythio

Powertaps work this way too, clocking each 2...

Powertaps work this way too, clocking each 2 torque peaks one pedal turn, and it's pretty good and accurate if you pedal all the time pushing some torque every pedal move, like on a training session...
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Posted By Clythio

64?

64?
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Posted By Clythio

Have a china frame with similar system, but with...

Have a china frame with similar system, but with some slots/slopes on the external "cups" contact surfaces of the holding/tightening set - switched this screw+cups (but not the seat rails berth)...
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