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nice, always thought those *modern* NJS frames...

nice, always thought those *modern* NJS frames were sweet.
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this was interesting, saw it on google the other...

this was interesting, saw it on google the other day.
Mira Pedal Strap Adapter - New Blue ? Coach Carl Cycling (http://carl-jones-n9zb.squarespace.com/shop/oyp5wk017sydkmqy6fun8y7jq8zskw)

I could...
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^pretty much any 144bcd chainring will fit. You...

^pretty much any 144bcd chainring will fit. You can go down a rabbit hole as deep as your pocket book will allow when it comes to chainrings.
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Martin Toft Madsen back at it taking the Danish...

Martin Toft Madsen back at it taking the Danish Hour record back. 53.955km.

Faster than his attempt at Aguascalientes, must be wishing that he hadn't went right after they sanded the track.
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somehow the scramble of letters that make up his...

somehow the scramble of letters that make up his handle went over my head...

That sucks man, I know how fun both of those breaks are to deal with. Never a good time for it, but this close to Nats...
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HAHAHA ...

HAHAHA

https://assets3.thrillist.com/v1/image/1389373/size/tmg-article_default_mobile;jpeg_quality=20.jpg
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^ Wait, do we know each other irl tobukog and I...

^ Wait, do we know each other irl tobukog and I just didn't realize it?


Also "raced" The RH series this weekend.
10" into the scratch (turn1) a fellow clipped a pedal, taking down a few of...
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^I had the Aeronova's on my road bike for a...

^I had the Aeronova's on my road bike for a while. Not bad bars, but they are road bars. They aren't terribly narrow (I think 40 is the minimum width) but for some people that's a non-issue. It...
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actually where I picked the Makino up at lol :D ...

actually where I picked the Makino up at lol :D Super fast shipping from Japan.
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Random Tubular (glue) question Do/Have any...

Random Tubular (glue) question

Do/Have any of you guys store your glue in the condiment dispenser bottles? I have seen a couple of team mechanics that use that method, but I wonder if the glue...
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Building up an old Makino and am looking for a...

Building up an old Makino and am looking for a crank.

Since I'm building it sort of "as raced" I'd like an "njs" (doesn't actually have to be stamped, but something that *would* have been/be used)...
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Dolan even make a "grass track" pre-cursa. Not...

Dolan even make a "grass track" pre-cursa. Not sure what the difference is (other than it likely comes with different tires)
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Only thing to add/caution - lenticular discs do...

Only thing to add/caution - lenticular discs do have clearance issues with some bike frames. Notably the T3/T4, but probably others as well. Just something to be aware of.
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Pretty much you nailed it above as to the lack of...

Pretty much you nailed it above as to the lack of data. (Which, over ~20 years, Mavic no doubt has) It's not the fastest wheel. But if you've got the most popular wheel... you definitely don't want...
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A lot of the iO's prevalence is owed to Mavic...

A lot of the iO's prevalence is owed to Mavic basically handing them out to potential high end riders over the years. Then there is the "bling" factor, which is hard to compare with any other...
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I have two (F/R) Walker Bros discs. They are the...

I have two (F/R) Walker Bros discs. They are the older (budget) Revo's, but they have held up well and are good quality components. I did have an issue with some of the tensioners coming loose in my...
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^Agreed, that's pretty low spoke count for a...

^Agreed, that's pretty low spoke count for a rear. You could have White or one of the other "bespoke" places drill you a one if you really wanted it, but no easy off the shelf solutions that I know...
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Not as bad as it looks, but the track is...

Not as bad as it looks, but the track is definitely not as smooth as it used to be. Coming out of t1/2 I feel a lot more bounce/shudder than I did a few years ago.
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Hey, I did my first Keirin last weekend. Although...

Hey, I did my first Keirin last weekend. Although nothing to report but that them dang young fella's from Atlanta are quick!
Shoutout to topflightpro riding behind me yelling at what I'm doing...
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At Rock Hill they'll last a little bit, might...

At Rock Hill they'll last a little bit, might make it a season for you (mine lasted 2 1/2 ish, but you are there more than I am) but you'll just have to watch them. It's hard to say as there isn't...
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yeah, 4:30 for his "first" go doesn't put him on...

yeah, 4:30 for his "first" go doesn't put him on the TP squad immediately, (and you figure AL's effort at nationals wasn't peak performance either) but it show(ed)s enough potential that in a year...
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ass calculus? I don't kink shame, but that...

ass calculus?

I don't kink shame, but that sounds like some taboo stuff right there.
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Nice bike (and rug;) ) nice enough to forgive...

Nice bike (and rug;) ) nice enough to forgive there being no Celeste green in sight...
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First rule of UCI Track cycling - Don't ever try...

First rule of UCI Track cycling - Don't ever try to win (or even worse, actually win) being smart and (sort of) unconventional.
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Not the best start on the road to Tokyo.

Not the best start on the road to Tokyo.
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hmm, interesting. I had heard mostly good things...

hmm, interesting. I had heard mostly good things about DF. a 33cm aero'ish drop bar with pretty good geometry seemed like a no-brainer.
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^it's probably because you had forgotten how...

^it's probably because you had forgotten how rough the track is at DLV ;)
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carleton I think Gaimon has a bit of history...

carleton

I think Gaimon has a bit of history in track though, right? T-town I think?
Maybe not pro rank trackie, but definitely not new to it
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Is everything alright at Dixie Flyer? I ordered...

Is everything alright at Dixie Flyer? I ordered some Hellyer bars and Bobby emailed me saying they were in paint and would ship out at the end of the week last week (6/3) and that he'd update me, but...
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without trying to dumb it down too much......

without trying to dumb it down too much... turning the crank faster / higher cadence.
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Rate of Force Development

Rate of Force Development
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:eek: I'm generally positive to lukewarm on...

:eek:
I'm generally positive to lukewarm on no-name parts from China, but that is downright scary.
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https://velobike.squarespace.com/wahoo-adapter ...

https://velobike.squarespace.com/wahoo-adapter

Saw this today browsing the net. I know a few people had discussed it and seen a few in the wild a while back under some nat team riders, seems like...
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Good points, but you also have to think spending...

Good points, but you also have to think spending 4 years at a time trying to peak for one event is a hard thing to do mentally. Also, for Phinney, personal glory definitely wouldn't be near...
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Sadly it seems since Project 96 that US interest...

Sadly it seems since Project 96 that US interest in track (at least at a high level) has fallen off, at least for men. I wonder if Phinney would trade his Polkadot jersey from the tour for an Olympic...
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Loaded questions in here... I'll try to break it...

Loaded questions in here... I'll try to break it down



First the question of it being aero. The answer is... maybe. I've looked at a good number of guys lately who have jumped on the HUUB...
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pretty impressive, but sort of makes sense too. ...

pretty impressive, but sort of makes sense too.

He has had some experience with track in the past. He's mentioned a few times that since "retirement" he's actually gotten quite a bit stronger on...
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So the primary thing to look at for compatibility...

So the primary thing to look at for compatibility is the sizing of the steerer tube. I'm not sure what the Langster is (may depend on the year) I'd guess it's probably 1 1/8 as that's been the most...
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I have been wondering the same. Generally UCI...

I have been wondering the same. Generally UCI just geoblocks (but posts) the videos... but lately they have not been posting the video's at all. At first I thought perhaps the video's were there but...
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New LOOK cockpit...

New LOOK cockpit (https://www.lookcycle.com/en/velo/aergo-extensions/) (pursuit) - has some nice/unique features and "reasonably" priced (for a top end cockpit)
...
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Well, Pervis' World Record (at altitude) is 56" -...

Well, Pervis' World Record (at altitude) is 56" - so my guess is either there are some hardware issues OR you need to call your national team :)

(900w for 54" is beastly as well.)
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thanks for the chart! I had him below .2, but not...

thanks for the chart! I had him below .2, but not as far below as most people seem to have him.
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55.089km Very impressive. Some of his final laps...

55.089km Very impressive. Some of his final laps in the 16.1 range!
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Link to the UCI live stream of Campenaerts hour...

Link to the UCI live stream of Campenaerts hour record attempt (9a.m. PT 4/16/19)
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ahh gotcha, that makes sense. Another option...

ahh gotcha, that makes sense.

Another option (failing contacting somewhere like RA) would be using a middle man from someone/where with access to a brick/mortar.

It's pretty annoying to have a...
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I'm not sure what you are asking exactly? Fuji...

I'm not sure what you are asking exactly?
Fuji won't answer your emails (they never have mine) you will have to find a brick and mortar dealer and go through them if you want a seatpost or any other...
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+1 carleton for the Pika. Very happy with mine......

+1 carleton for the Pika. Very happy with mine... you can find them used every so often.
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Cool read, thanks for sharing. *A big budget...

Cool read, thanks for sharing.

*A big budget is also a key difference that Detroit doesn't share with almost any other velodrome in the USA.
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some cool tech, the integrated bars are nice...

some cool tech, the integrated bars are nice although I'm sure it's considered against the "spirit" of the rules to have rests for your forearms.

I'd say he has a really good shot. That said,...
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