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Posted By Dalai

What are you seeing wrong with the wheels? Only...

What are you seeing wrong with the wheels? Only looking via my phone so can't see a high resolution photo, but look like typical flip-flop clinchers which will be fine with suitable tyres.
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Posted By Dalai

For your first track bike to start racing the...

For your first track bike to start racing the Argon18 will be fine. Also curious about the crank length - very odd for a track bike.

Sizing matching your road bike is a good starting point and how...
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Posted By Dalai

Still in lockdown and restrictions here in...

Still in lockdown and restrictions here in Melbourne Australia, so still not sure what our summer season may look like!
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Posted By Dalai

Thanks carleton. Yes TV is already on the cards....

Thanks carleton. Yes TV is already on the cards. There are also a couple of double sockets not visible either side of the door. Plan is to fit a swiveling bracket in the top left corner so it can be...
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Posted By Dalai

I was able to cut and fit the last rubber floor...

I was able to cut and fit the last rubber floor tile Sunday morning and could then finally bolt the rack together and set up the space. Very happy with the end result!

IronMaster IM1500 included...
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Posted By Dalai

Very nice! :thumb:

Very nice! :thumb:
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Posted By Dalai

Taking longer than I'd like but am getting closer...

Taking longer than I'd like but am getting closer to being ready and start lifting.

I've now installed the in wall air conditioner - I did insulate the studio when I lined the walls with ply but...
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Posted By Dalai

Thanks ruudlaff Studio pictured is how I...

Thanks ruudlaff

Studio pictured is how I initially set it up as a bike room. Bikes have since been returned to the 3rd bedroom were they were originally stored

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Posted By Dalai

Been slowly reading through this topic again and...

Been slowly reading through this topic again and my copy of Starting Strength, as finally in the process of setting up the 3*3m studio in the backyard as a small gym.

Had intended doing this for a...
09-01-20, 07:59 PM
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Posted By Dalai

All my bikes are running a mix of wired or...

All my bikes are running a mix of wired or wireless SRM's so tied into their head units.

Wouldn't be keen to have something as big as my mobile out front!
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Posted By Dalai

I had an axle turned and converted my Zipp...

I had an axle turned and converted my Zipp Predator (original Zipp disc released prior to the 1150 and 950).

I have posted details online but can't find it at the moment... I'll post here when I...
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Posted By Dalai

As Carleton mentioned back in 2013, get into a...

As Carleton mentioned back in 2013, get into a pre competition routine and use it regardless of the event.
Plenty of good sport psychology literature available, but if not the type of person that...
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Posted By Dalai

SPAMBOT? Pointless post to a 6 year old topic....

SPAMBOT? Pointless post to a 6 year old topic. Talk about thread necromancy!
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Posted By Dalai

Aerodynamics of track cycling. L Underwood 2012 -...

Aerodynamics of track cycling. L Underwood 2012 - thesis 298 pages

https://core.ac.uk/download/pdf/35468689.pdf
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Posted By Dalai

Probably a tall story, but one that was going...

Probably a tall story, but one that was going around about the FES bikes was you could only order a bike at an odd hour once a year from an undisclosed location in Germany. Then if you somehow was...
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Posted By Dalai

Classic and Vintage section of the forum.

Classic and Vintage section of the forum.
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Posted By Dalai

Sorry, steady state gains Babypuke... Time gain...

Sorry, steady state gains Babypuke... Time gain was posted years ago by Alex Simmons compared to old Shamal /808's and not from my testing.

When I went into my local tunnel it was with the TT...
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Posted By Dalai

Around 1 second per km...

Around 1 second per km...
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Posted By Dalai

Not good news about the crashes. Heal fast guys!

Not good news about the crashes. Heal fast guys!
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Posted By Dalai

Nice work Baby Puke! I am of the firm belief that...

Nice work Baby Puke! I am of the firm belief that unless you have been at the elite level when young there is always room to improve as a Master's athlete.
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Posted By Dalai

Not in Australia. We have an abundance of...

Not in Australia. We have an abundance of Velodromes (many country towns across the country had one), but never seen one that is grass.
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Posted By Dalai

Deeper isn't necessarily faster in the 0 degree...

Deeper isn't necessarily faster in the 0 degree yaw indoor environment. Alex Simmons field tested an 808 and original Shamal years ago and found that the later tested just as fast as the 808.
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Posted By Dalai

By the 80's they had power windows... Cup...

By the 80's they had power windows...

Cup holder is the only thing I really miss in my 84, oh and working air-conditioning would be nice.

Honestly most modern cars are quicker too, but it's...
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Posted By Dalai

I have flown a fair amount over the years with my...

I have flown a fair amount over the years with my bike both locally as well as internationally. My preferred bike case is still the Polaris EVA bike pod. It is the perfect compromise between weight...
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Posted By Dalai

​​​​​​ See right through me taras0000. But not...

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See right through me taras0000. But not unannounced - invited as part of group training session / track forum members meet. Last time to the States was 2013, so another visit is long overdue!
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Posted By Dalai

Looking forward to seeing your room set up!

Looking forward to seeing your room set up!
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Posted By Dalai

There was nothing truely innovative about the...

There was nothing truely innovative about the steel framed bikes of the 70's. Perhaps sloping downtube and pursuit bars located on the fork crown was as exciting as it got if I recall, or was that...
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Posted By Dalai

Appreciate the suggestions Hrothgar42....

Appreciate the suggestions Hrothgar42. Unfortunately from my initial investigations it appears neither option is available in Australia...
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Posted By Dalai

Thanks brawlo. Biggest issue I have read on BB...

Thanks brawlo. Biggest issue I have read on BB forums is the spotting arms aren't very long. Otherwise it seems to handle similar max weights to the full cages I was looking at...
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Posted By Dalai

Seconded. Not sure if I would say the Stealth is...

Seconded. Not sure if I would say the Stealth is the greatest, but definitely one of the sexiest! Mine...
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Posted By Dalai

Since we are discussing Racks I would like...

Since we are discussing Racks I would like people's opinions.

I am planning on setting up my small studio/shed as a training space. As the studio is only 3*3m I am considering the Ironmaster...
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Posted By Dalai

RIP. Very sad especially when so young! My...

RIP. Very sad especially when so young!

My one big off on the track during frequent racing ( full somersault at 55km/hr hitting a crashed rider in front) resulting in a broken collarbone ended...
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Posted By Dalai

Fair enough. My local indoor has an elevator on...

Fair enough. My local indoor has an elevator on the outfield side but only steps on the infield side of the tunnel and agree steps are a pain. But it is only one set in and out so preferred this to...
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Posted By Dalai

Though not hands free, when I was was racing...

Though not hands free, when I was was racing biweekly I would make a single trip with the following - bike on one shoulder and sports bag with all my gear, track pump, rollers and double wheel bag...
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Posted By Dalai

Definitely depends on the commissaire. As some...

Definitely depends on the commissaire. As some will strictly enforce that hands must be on the drops when racing unless in a Madison!
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Posted By Dalai

Same. Just checked mine (spare bike) and has tons...

Same. Just checked mine (spare bike) and has tons of clearance even with the 23c clinchers on the training wheels.
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Posted By Dalai

Nice Anchor!

Nice Anchor!
02-12-19, 03:14 PM
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Posted By Dalai

I hadn't seen anything about your foot Sarals....

I hadn't seen anything about your foot Sarals. All the best with your surgery!

Nice car IBOHUNT!

As for me, I haven't raced since my wife was diagnosed with cancer mid 2015. Since she passed...
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Posted By Dalai

SRM provides recommended torque values. This is...

SRM provides recommended torque values. This is for both the crank bolts and chainring bolts. Using different torque (especially the chainring bolts) will affect the accuracy and consistency of the...
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Posted By Dalai

The extractor bolts in the SRM arms are not Dura...

The extractor bolts in the SRM arms are not Dura ace. I had the SRM provided bolts loosen a few times, but this was before I bought the second unit so I didn't have to be constantly swapping it...
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Posted By Dalai

I own 2 track SRM's and on both the extractor...

I own 2 track SRM's and on both the extractor bolts sit flush.

I have had the crank arms loosen a couple of times over the years. I just regreased the bolts and retightened to the correct torque....
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Posted By Dalai

I hadn't heard, but would be great as Hisense...

I hadn't heard, but would be great as Hisense arena is far too underutilized for cycling events!

Agree with your Cycling Victoria sentiment...
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Posted By Dalai

Thanks for the clarification. Always thought...

Thanks for the clarification. Always thought y'all was the plural...

Sorry for the huge thread drift!
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Posted By Dalai

I would suggest collectable already. Beautiful...

I would suggest collectable already. Beautiful bike!
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Posted By Dalai

Realistically that is only in Melbourne and...

Realistically that is only in Melbourne and Sydney. I'm in Melbourne and could reach easily that number including two indoor tracks. Country towns are much further apart but usually has a track of...
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Posted By Dalai

Sentiment is the same going the other way...

Sentiment is the same going the other way Y'all... :lol:
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Posted By Dalai

Only in regards to Zipp disc longevity - Another...

Only in regards to Zipp disc longevity - Another racing on an old Zipp disc; a Zipp Predator which was their first disk before the 1150 and 950. The wheel structure is still great, just needed the...
12-25-18, 10:12 PM
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Posted By Dalai

Best wishes to you too Sarals and anyone else...

Best wishes to you too Sarals and anyone else still dropping by...
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Posted By Dalai

You know the drill Morelock - photos or it didn't...

You know the drill Morelock - photos or it didn't happen... :lol:

Seriously - looking forward to seeing the pictures!
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Posted By Dalai

It's Shane's father Darryl who is extremely well...

It's Shane's father Darryl who is extremely well known here and well regarded for his hand made Perkin track frames.
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