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Hit YouTube and search for some videos. Moscow...

Hit YouTube and search for some videos. Moscow videos would be a good one as some proper fast guys ride that track
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That depends where you look. The reality is that...

That depends where you look. The reality is that the vast majority of track bikes wonít be ridden like that so itís a small market to sell to. At the top of the tree where the real development...
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Look at reach numbers rather than bare frame...

Look at reach numbers rather than bare frame "sizes". The reach number will tell you if you are actually getting a longer bike or not. There's stacks of "big" sized frames out there that aren't...
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Another thing to consider in relation to bar...

Another thing to consider in relation to bar reach is the shape of the bars. Traditional bend bars require you to have your hands basically vertical at the front to the bend to take advantage of that...
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Too damn well! At the carnival mentioned above...

Too damn well! At the carnival mentioned above due to the roller derby being between other events, I was rushing to change gears for the track events. I kept the gearing that I had been used to with...
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Now that's interesting. I've never been bothered...

Now that's interesting. I've never been bothered to crunch the numbers. Going back to what I said about foot speed or tangential velocity limitations, my own experience kind of blows that out of the...
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Other way around. For a longer crank the foot...

Other way around. For a longer crank the foot moves faster than a shorter crank at the same rpm. Hence why longer crank = lower rpm capability.

I have seen it mentioned a number of times that a...
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^^^ This! Keep at it and get the line right,...

^^^ This!

Keep at it and get the line right, and then you can look at real comparisons between efforts. Don't be too specific about holding black, just don't go heading up to the blue line. Sweet...
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Great effort and a nice PB. By the look of it,...

Great effort and a nice PB. By the look of it, you'll be under 12s in the near future.

Your speed in turns will (should) always be higher. Most of the reason is the physics fact that your centre...
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How did you end up going Carlosss ?

How did you end up going Carlosss ?
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From that, I would say you need some fitness...

From that, I would say you need some fitness work. Don't underestimate how fit you need to be to be a sprinter. I did for too long, and seeing the importance of it now. As for gear, DON'T GO LOWER!...
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Current thinking seems to put optimal cadence in...

Current thinking seems to put optimal cadence in the 120-130rpm region. Aiming for 140 is too high. Based on what you've written, you should at least be doing your F200 in 51/13. Unless this...
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