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Posted By 1incpa

Yea, like Carleton said, 140psi is the minimum...

Yea, like Carleton said, 140psi is the minimum pressure. That'll help a lot.

You'll probably notice that you're racing against the same people every week. Through the season you'll get to know...
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Posted By 1incpa

Good job Enzo! Folks who don't race track...

Good job Enzo!

Folks who don't race track underestimate it. I get "all you do is ride around in circles" all the time from my roadie friends.
The ones who have come to race with me found it to be...
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Posted By 1incpa

Newbies

I've noticed in the last month or so that we have a lot of new track racers on the forum.
I just wanted to welcome everyone! It's great to get more people into track racing!
There's a lot of...
05-08-19, 10:53 AM
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Posted By 1incpa

You'll be fine using the pitlock with a...

You'll be fine using the pitlock with a tensioner.
A buddy of mine has been doing that with a disc wheel at the track for years. No problems.
PI
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Posted By 1incpa

The 4.5 million was the total cost of the Detroit...

The 4.5 million was the total cost of the Detroit velodrome. It's a very nice indoor facility.
I don't know about Chicago, but Cleveland's track is an outdoor facility. The 100k stated was for just...
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Posted By 1incpa

I've been using an LL Bean open tote in the large...

I've been using an LL Bean open tote in the large size, I think it's 35L.
It's worked just fine, I can fit my shoes, helmet gear bag, kit, tools and misc junk with no problem.
The one thing I...
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Posted By 1incpa

Lots of good options here, thanks guys!

Lots of good options here, thanks guys!
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Posted By 1incpa

Thanks Dalai! I see a bunch of guys with that...

Thanks Dalai! I see a bunch of guys with that setup at T-Town. It does work, but not what I'm looking for.
If you get there after the gate closes, there are lots of steps to get over the bridge. ...
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Posted By 1incpa

Another thing I wouldn't have thought of! ...

Another thing I wouldn't have thought of!
thanks Zizou! I'll check them out.
PI
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Posted By 1incpa

Thanks Taras! There are even a couple of stores...

Thanks Taras! There are even a couple of stores near me that have it in stock! I'll check it out.
PI
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Posted By 1incpa

While we're talking about gear bags... What are...

While we're talking about gear bags...
What are you using to get your stuff to the infield? Currently I'm using a LL Bean canvas tote bag, but I'm looking for a backpack.
I'd like to fit my...
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Posted By 1incpa

Why not just get 2 of the KMC chains and an extra...

Why not just get 2 of the KMC chains and an extra master link?
PI
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Posted By 1incpa

+1 for the Cinelli Criteriums. I've been using...

+1 for the Cinelli Criteriums. I've been using them and like them a lot. Mine are a little bit wider at 40cm. ...
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Posted By 1incpa

Two other things to remember: 1) The miss and...

Two other things to remember:
1) The miss and out is a relatively dangerous event. The guys at the front are sprinting through turns 3 and 4 and slow up as they cross the line, the guys in the back...
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Posted By 1incpa

I think we've all been "that guy" once in our...

I think we've all been "that guy" once in our racing careers. I know I have.
As long as you learn from your mistakes, you'll be ok. It's the guys that repeatedly do stupid, unsafe things that get...
08-05-18, 06:03 AM
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Posted By 1incpa

TimothyH 50 x 16= 84.4 gear inches 48 x...

TimothyH

50 x 16= 84.4 gear inches

48 x 15= 86.4 gear inches

Just saying.

PI
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Posted By 1incpa

My scratch race is Tuesday, points race is...

My scratch race is Tuesday, points race is Wednesday. I'm registered for the Madison on Sunday but my partner broke some ribs in a training crash. We'll see how that works out.
I did notice that...
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Posted By 1incpa

T-Town does allow tents in the infield, so if you...

T-Town does allow tents in the infield, so if you can bring one, I'd recommend it.
There is a water fountain by the locker rooms to use in a pinch, but I always take my own cold water. There is a...
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Posted By 1incpa

That didn't work like I thought it would. Sorry....

That didn't work like I thought it would. Sorry.
There are 7 hotels clustered around the interchange of routes 100 and 78 that would be my first choice.
The others aren't much farther, but less...
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Posted By 1incpa

Try this link If the link doesn't work ( my...

Try this link
If the link doesn't work ( my first time trying to set up a hyperlink) do a google search for "hotels near Lehigh valley velodrome..
The ones on route 100 near route 78 are the most...
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Posted By 1incpa

Thank you BitingDuck! This is what I'm...

Thank you BitingDuck!
This is what I'm looking for, first hand experiences of how other tracks handle new riders.

PI
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Posted By 1incpa

Above I outlined what it will take for me to race...

Above I outlined what it will take for me to race in Detroit.
I'm wondering if this is standard for most tracks.
Do other tracks give consideration to previous race experience?
I'd hate to...
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Posted By 1incpa

Something to keep in mind: If you don't have...

Something to keep in mind: If you don't have "steep track" experience, you'll have to go through the track 101, 201 and 301 classes.
No group riding until 201 is complete, no racing until 301 is...
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Posted By 1incpa

I use an old Silica pump that I put the Hirame...

I use an old Silica pump that I put the Hirame head on: Hirame / Kuwahara pump head / (Presta/French) adapter + 3 pack of seals - Staff Picks...
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Posted By 1incpa

They must be serious. It looks like their web...

They must be serious. It looks like their web site has already been taken down.
Anyone know any specifics about the track?
I'll try calling the contact number tomorrow.

FWIW, the Delaware...
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Posted By 1incpa

I'm pretty sure they're close to an exact copy of...

I'm pretty sure they're close to an exact copy of the Scattos. They don't give the reach and drop on the ebay listing and I didn't measure them.
Sorry, I'm not much help.
PI
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Posted By 1incpa

Isn't this what they're already doing with the...

Isn't this what they're already doing with the race clean program?
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Posted By 1incpa

A buddy of mine got these:...

A buddy of mine got these: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Full-Carbon-Bicycle-Handlebars-31-8mm-Time-Trial-Triathlon-Bike-Drop-Bars-Racing-/263010898830

He got them about midway through last season. I...
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Posted By 1incpa

Again on NBC Sports Gold, but I don't know where...

Again on NBC Sports Gold, but I don't know where to watch it for free.
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Posted By 1incpa

We're streaming with NBC Sports Gold.

We're streaming with NBC Sports Gold.
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Posted By 1incpa

Thanks for this! That kind of info would go a...

Thanks for this!
That kind of info would go a long way with the state! I'll be sure and reach out to them.

PI
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Posted By 1incpa

I was expecting this response. It all depends on...

I was expecting this response. It all depends on the budget. As other have stated, a 250 is much more expensive than a 200. And the prospect of big events is not in our proposal. Remember; I had...
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Posted By 1incpa

So here's the story... Beginning of last...

So here's the story...

Beginning of last summer I was riding my bike through the park about a mile from my house. I decided to stop in the park office and see if they were receptive to the idea...
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Posted By 1incpa

It's true. We figured we'd give it a shot. ...

It's true. We figured we'd give it a shot.
Filling out our survey would be a big help.
I'll fill you all in on more details when I'm not fat fingering on a phone.

PI
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Posted By 1incpa

The easiest thing to do is throw a longer stem on...

The easiest thing to do is throw a longer stem on your bike and see how it feels.
Forget the "generic length" stuff, just get a length that works. I doubt you'd notice a handling difference...
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Posted By 1incpa

For what it's worth, that looks a lot like the...

For what it's worth, that looks a lot like the Bianchi frame. I think they're calling it the Super Pista these days. I had the previous version, the Pista Concept, and it was a good frame. The...
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Posted By 1incpa

For second hand wheels, check out the classifieds...

For second hand wheels, check out the classifieds on slowtwitch.com. Last time I looked, there were some good deals on nice wheels.

I've had a few wheels hand built, and in my experience, a good...
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Posted By 1incpa

I know it's not on your list, but I really like...

I know it's not on your list, but I really like my speedplays. Never had a problem with them.
And there are a couple of ways that I've seen to attach straps.
PI
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Posted By 1incpa

I'm with you guys on this! I have no intention...

I'm with you guys on this! I have no intention to get them, I was just curious about the general consensus. I like my handlebars to be made of metal!
For what it's worth, my buddy who has them...
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Posted By 1incpa

A friend got these bars: Full Carbon Bicycle...

A friend got these bars: Full Carbon Bicycle Handlebars 31.8mm Time Trial/Triathlon Bike Drop Bars Racing | eBay...
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Posted By 1incpa

No issue with that. I've been doing it for the...

No issue with that. I've been doing it for the last 2 seasons.
I took Carleton's advice and replaced the aluminum nut with a steel one from a cheap skewer. If you don't do that, at least put a...
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Posted By 1incpa

I just changed out my clincher warm up wheels...

I just changed out my clincher warm up wheels from 23's to 25's. I used Vittoria tires, rated for a max of 145psi. I definitely don't feel any difference as far as flex in the turns with the wider...
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Posted By 1incpa

I have an old Fuji frame, but I'm not sure of the...

I have an old Fuji frame, but I'm not sure of the problem you're having with yours. Can you describe exactly what the problem is, or maybe a picture or 2 would help?
Paul
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Posted By 1incpa

I don't have any experience with the Renn disc. ...

I don't have any experience with the Renn disc. A teammate got one for road time trials 10 or so years ago. As far as I know, he was happy with it.
PI
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Posted By 1incpa

Here you go: Product Listing - 555...

Here you go:
Product Listing - 555 (http://www.rennmultisport.com/cgi-bin/store/commerce.cgi?product=555)
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Posted By 1incpa

Thanks for the pics! That's a pretty sweet...

Thanks for the pics! That's a pretty sweet wagon!
Definitely gives me a clearer picture of what I want to build.
I'll be sure and post pics when (if) I get mine built.
PI
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Posted By 1incpa

Cool, thanks! And good luck to everyone at...

Cool, thanks!
And good luck to everyone at Nationals!
PI
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Posted By 1incpa

I'd love to see a picture of that. I have had...

I'd love to see a picture of that.
I have had plans for just that sort of thing rustling around in my head for a while. Just not clear enough to start cutting wood.
PI
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Posted By 1incpa

I raced a Thunderdome last season. I'm not the...

I raced a Thunderdome last season. I'm not the guy who appreciates the subtle nuances of different geometry, but the fork on my bike did what a fork should do. The bike is comfortable and handles...
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Posted By 1incpa

It looks to me like you could use a longer bike. ...

It looks to me like you could use a longer bike. If you look at the pic of you sprinting, your knee is overlapping your elbow quite a bit. Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but the way I learned it,...
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