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Posted By jfiveeight

I have been on a Pista Speed Graphene 1.0 for...

I have been on a Pista Speed Graphene 1.0 for 2018 and 2019 so far, about 10 races per year. I also have pulled it 3 or 4 times so it's seen some wear. Race on Northbrook (epoxy concrete) and Major...
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Posted By jfiveeight

On days when i have to play catch up my signature...

On days when i have to play catch up my signature move is to make a pound of chicken and top it with greek yogurt as an after dinner snack.
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Posted By jfiveeight

These are the NZ track straps, they fit better...

These are the NZ track straps, they fit better than BLS which i had last year.

...
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Posted By jfiveeight

The W/CdA over W/kg for track sprinting makes...

The W/CdA over W/kg for track sprinting makes sense and as mentioned by s.fox weight does affect acceleration. But, in reality most pro level track sprinters are very lean and weigh 95kg at the high...
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Posted By jfiveeight

My take: I have fully converted to the ISM...

My take:
I have fully converted to the ISM life. PN1.0 is narrow, maxing out at 110mm at the rear, and flat. It works great for the track as i can sit at the back for a seated acceleration and...
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Posted By jfiveeight

Going by looks, it is really close to a BMC TR01...

Going by looks, it is really close to a BMC TR01 just with a regular stem set up.
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Posted By jfiveeight

For the uninitiated...

For the uninitiated https://www.instagram.com/p/Bifx7_IBGB4/?taken-by=colby_pearce

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/640x479/cb1_c8b680f518751c001b87499f444e9606fe68802b.jpg...
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Posted By jfiveeight

Here's the wind resistance charts:...

Here's the wind resistance charts: https://support.wattbike.com/hc/en-us/articles/115001881825-Power-Resistance-and-Cadence-Tables

You may need to reset the zero state to factory calibration, page...
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Posted By jfiveeight

Blu is correct, you might be on a pro. A pro...

Blu is correct, you might be on a pro. A pro (aside from saying "PRO" on the side) has a cog that is calibrated to 150W @ 90rpm with level 1 wind and level 1 magnetic resistance.

Are you working...
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Posted By jfiveeight

Yep, I was interested in his progress and he was...

Yep, I was interested in his progress and he was working with Colby Pearce which is awesome. I asked questions but it sounded like he was set in his ideas for the frame. When prodded by carleton...
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Posted By jfiveeight

Niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiice. It looks great. Did you...

Niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiice. It looks great. Did you go with a Rogue bar? They have so many options. Did you buy your plates new? I have plans to make a mini home gym (squat rack, platform) but the...
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Posted By jfiveeight

My legs hurt just looking at it. ...

My legs hurt just looking at it.
https://i.imgur.com/R3UfHzd.jpg
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Posted By jfiveeight

People local to Hellyer: I will be in town next...

People local to Hellyer: I will be in town next week and would like to get on the track. The site looks like it has sort of dated info but does have an up to date calendar. If I wanted to ride in...
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Posted By jfiveeight

from the facebook video: ...

from the facebook video:

https://i.imgur.com/gpnT2l6.jpg
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Posted By jfiveeight

200M is the happy middle. Bloomer Park is a good...

200M is the happy middle. Bloomer Park is a good track and rides well. I rode the same design in Cleveland on their 166M and it is harder to get up to speed, the tighter turns and banking make slow...
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Posted By jfiveeight

I bought round rings to replace my ovals on the...

I bought round rings to replace my ovals on the road bike for winter training, they will only enhance the super matchyness of it on accident. Also hyped to mount Vittoria Pista Speed G+ on my rear...
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Posted By jfiveeight

Here they did a test that's not scientific, but...

Here they did a test that's not scientific, but pretty decent. How aero is aero? - BikeRadar USA (http://www.bikeradar.com/us/road/gear/article/how-aero-is-aero-19273/)

The difference for the...
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Posted By jfiveeight

60mm BB drop on the T4. jsk, I have a BTB and...

60mm BB drop on the T4. jsk, I have a BTB and have been on a 333m track with no issues even track standing and rolling up to the top at a few mph.
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Posted By jfiveeight

I do want to write a full length review at the...

I do want to write a full length review at the end of the season because there really isn't a lot said about them either way on the net. So far, Bobby is great to deal with and helped ensure the...
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Posted By jfiveeight

I wish the US distributor was better for Koga,...

I wish the US distributor was better for Koga, that bike is sweet.

Finally feel good where the new bike is now so it's picture time.
https://i.imgur.com/EtIhDc8.jpg
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Posted By jfiveeight

I don't think it works like that. This...

I don't think it works like that.



This might be true for continued training at their level, but from what I have read they still were able to squat 2.5-3x their bodyweight before they moved to...
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Posted By jfiveeight

Some sick Planet X life going on in here. With...

Some sick Planet X life going on in here. With the Scattos too, nice stuff.

I did end up getting a new frame that is a size up and better angles than the Pure. Hopefully everything is ready for...
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Posted By jfiveeight

The Hoy vs Bos example occurred before the final...

The Hoy vs Bos example occurred before the final 200m, which is where a lot of the rules are more concrete/enforced. From what I understand in Divebrian's case, they were already in the final...
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Posted By jfiveeight

Essentially, this was against the rules. ...

Essentially, this was against the rules.

3.2.044 A rider passing on the right of his opponent, who is in the sprinters’ lane, may not
crowd him or cause him suddenly to reduce speed.
He crowded...
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Posted By jfiveeight

Yes, it's just a bother, literally every other...

Yes, it's just a bother, literally every other crankset for track has all 5 bolts exposed. If you are set on the solid spider design, Vision makes one that is supposed to be pretty nice. Rotor also...
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Posted By jfiveeight

The new Miche cranks use a hidden bolt design. ...

The new Miche cranks use a hidden bolt design. If quick chainring swaps are not a priority, then there is probably no issue.
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Posted By jfiveeight

No idea on the S Works, i was going to order them...

No idea on the S Works, i was going to order them but the shop that my team works with to stock them is really far away. I went with Vittoria Pista CS Elite for this year. I have the Veloflex...
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Posted By jfiveeight

I ended up buying these pedals just recently. I...

I ended up buying these pedals just recently. I have called Saris and they are great with answering questions. Yes, the pedals will wake up after spinning the cranks and are good to go for 5...
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Posted By jfiveeight

I can't find any of the Men's 200M qualifiers, or...

I can't find any of the Men's 200M qualifiers, or the early seeding match sprints in the replays. Anyone have better luck there? It should have happened before the Men's Points race.

I need to...
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Posted By jfiveeight

I guess I always thought I was a 545tt person...

I guess I always thought I was a 545tt person because literally everything out there is "under 5' 9", get a 54" The calc is made to use a 100mm stem right? at what degree?

Right now i have a...
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Posted By jfiveeight

I am 173cm tall, this calc puts me on a huge...

I am 173cm tall, this calc puts me on a huge bike. I can get my knuckles on the ground when touching my toes with pretty straight knees.

http://i.imgur.com/6NfG2IW.png
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Posted By jfiveeight

I am getting closer to buying a new frame and was...

I am getting closer to buying a new frame and was reviewing posts - didn't catch that you posted your Tdome. Really nice. Round tubes + deep section wheels is always neat since most have...
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Posted By jfiveeight

Did you have the "pro flywheel" on the Kurt? ...

Did you have the "pro flywheel" on the Kurt? Their site states that the road machine will support up to 3,000 watts.

https://kurtkinetic.com/products/pro-flywheel/

Unfortunately, the Kickr...
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Posted By jfiveeight

I much prefer the magnet based sensors. They are...

I much prefer the magnet based sensors. They are immediate, accurate, and less expensive.
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Posted By jfiveeight

In the track end design thread Koogar stated the...

In the track end design thread Koogar stated the frames would be 7005 aluminum.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-16, 10:53 AM
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Posted By jfiveeight

2015 Felt F75 size 51, it's a bit small but it...

2015 Felt F75 size 51, it's a bit small but it works.
3T Rigida Team fork
Force 22
Rotor 3D30 53/39 Q Rings
130mm Thomson X4 stem
Thomson Elite Seatpost
Look Keo Blade 2 CrMo
...
09-15-16, 10:44 AM
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Posted By jfiveeight

Some guy on readit spams BLS products and I...

Some guy on readit spams BLS products and I figured what the hell. I was always interested in getting straps for my pedals but no one makes them for Looks. These attach through the spindle, we'll...
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Posted By jfiveeight

The pizza pan comment got me, hahah. I double...

The pizza pan comment got me, hahah. I double checked my math and I gave you the diameter. 130mm from center should be a 64t.
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Posted By jfiveeight

Yes, fringe for now. But just as people are...

Yes, fringe for now. But just as people are slowing climbing up in gear inches for sprints at elite levels to keep pace, i suspect it will become more common place in several years. Rio was a great...
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Posted By jfiveeight

Nice, hard to see 27.2 vs 31.6 in digital...

Nice, hard to see 27.2 vs 31.6 in digital pictures from the 90's. Fairing is the wrong word, i was referring to the contemporary "aero" style seat tube shape: teardrop shape with a wheel cutout.
...
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Posted By jfiveeight

Koogar, I'm still up in the air on a frame for...

Koogar, I'm still up in the air on a frame for next year and I was already a fan of how Colby Pearce approached fitting so naturally i am very interested in your collaboration. I have some...
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Posted By jfiveeight

Jason did respond this morning, sold out of the...

Jason did respond this morning, sold out of the Raw colorway. I could do a black (frame) and white (components) bike, that would be neat.

It's hard to compare track bikes by reading impressions...
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Posted By jfiveeight

So that's actually my issue. The Kissena was...

So that's actually my issue. The Kissena was originally the frame I was set on, in the Raw colorway. Either there's a joke/reference I am not getting or they just changed the color. When checking...
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Posted By jfiveeight

I feel like the build is complete. The front...

I feel like the build is complete. The front wheel/tire is a friend's, the front ellipse has an issue and is awaiting new parts. Still working on pack tactics in mass start races. I have won out...
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Posted By jfiveeight

My regimen is antihistamine (zyrtec) and flonase....

My regimen is antihistamine (zyrtec) and flonase. Antihistamines are weird and work differently for everyone, I'd try a few gen 2s - basically anything but benadryl - before settling on one and...
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