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Why not raise the position now then lower it...

Why not raise the position now then lower it gradually when the season gets going? No need in suffering all year long.

When talking with Mr. Tiemeyer, he told me how many of his athletes would...
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Baby Puke , I just rode my spin bike and noticed...

Baby Puke , I just rode my spin bike and noticed that I have my bars adjusted high as hell. Like damn near Beach Cruiser height. My back is in a very comfortable position and I'm still getting the...
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Posted By carleton

Update: My "Track Cycling Stopwatch for...

Update:

My "Track Cycling Stopwatch for iPad" is now available again. I updated the code to work for iOS 13 which caused crashes. For what it's worth, the app worked fine, but some of the code...
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This time of year might be the best time for an...

This time of year might be the best time for an experiment like this since you are only using rollers for form and maybe cardio. Maybe try swimming, jogging, walking, hiking, or some other form of...
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Posted By carleton

Yeah. I expected that answer. I just think thatís...

Yeah. I expected that answer. I just think thatís the only way to determine if itís cycling, in general, thatís contributing to or causing the pain.

In my case (n=1), cycling IS the problem. As...
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Posted By carleton

Iím talking about off the bike 100%, not minimal...

Iím talking about off the bike 100%, not minimal bike work.

Riding rollers could be like ďpicking at the scabĒ keeping the wound from healing.
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Posted By carleton

Crossfit got a few things right and quite a lot...

Crossfit got a few things right and quite a lot of things wrong.

I agree with you about the regimented lifting not being ideal.
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Posted By carleton

Baby Puke , any thoughts on what happens when you...

Baby Puke , any thoughts on what happens when you stay in the gym but stay off the bike. My back was best when I did that.

I really think the forces that sprinters send across the hips and lower...
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Posted By carleton

Nitto ADB-X: Reach: 115mm (5mm longer) ...

Nitto ADB-X:

Reach: 115mm (5mm longer)
Drop: 150mm (10mm deeper)
Width: 37cm
URL: https://www.benscycle.com/nitto-adb-x-alloy-track-handlebar/drop_handlebar_nitto_adb-x_870/product
Sort...
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Posted By carleton

Is Dolan "phoning it in" by using a Chinese...

Is Dolan "phoning it in" by using a Chinese open-mold frame?
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Posted By carleton

Regarding Felt: They probably feel like they have...

Regarding Felt: They probably feel like they have to make something, anything new for the Olympics. The bayonet system is neat, but heavy. So why bother?

Is Team USA sending anyone for the Sprint...
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Posted By carleton

Wow. SynergyPro called it. Somebody queue up...

Wow. SynergyPro called it.

Somebody queue up that YT video of the guy who shows how you can start a bike company with $5,000 and a trip to China :D
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SynergyPro, welcome. Great info! Got any...

SynergyPro, welcome. Great info!

Got any pics of the open mould bike?
01-30-20, 11:28 AM
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Posted By carleton

thinktubes , I think this is the first time I've...

thinktubes , I think this is the first time I've ever seen an industrial machine mistaken for a domestic machine :D 99.99% of the time it's the other way around.

That's an electric industrial...
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(Re-hosted to imgur in case the FB hotlinks...

(Re-hosted to imgur in case the FB hotlinks break)

https://i.imgur.com/jOaJ83D.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/5zG1erC.jpg

Interesting. A bayonet fork that will take a standard stem.

Also, a...
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Posted By carleton

Wow.

Wow.
Forum: For Sale
01-21-20, 02:30 AM
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Posted By carleton

WaterRower Club with S4 Monitor (like new, Atlanta Metro Area)

WaterRower Club with S4 Monitor (like new)

Purchased new in January 2019 (I have the receipt). I may have used it 5 times. I prefer the spin bike for stuff like this. Great for aerobic training. I...
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01-21-20, 02:25 AM
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Posted By carleton

Tri All 3 Sports Professional Hard Travel Case (Atlanta Metro Area)

Tri All 3 Sports Professional Hard Travel Case

Single bike case, road or mountain, made of High Molecular Weight Polyethylene, lockable steel latch system, and four heavy-duty casters. Room room...
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Posted By carleton

Have: Tri All 3 Sports Professional Hard Travel...

Have:
Tri All 3 Sports Professional Hard Travel Case

Single bike case, road or mountain, made of High Molecular Weight Polyethylene, lockable steel latch system, and four heavy-duty casters. Room...
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Posted By carleton

Here's the real test of if the new LOOK pedal is...

Here's the real test of if the new LOOK pedal is appropriate for Sprinting: See if any of the French Sprinters use it without straps.

(And even if they did, my comment about shoes still stands....
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"Get better shoes" is a BS answer. I...

"Get better shoes" is a BS answer.

I couldn't figure out how they worked until I read your comment. This is no different that the Kewin Track Pedal that was around about 10 years or more ago...and...
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Posted By carleton

How do I know? A couple of years ago, I designed...

How do I know? A couple of years ago, I designed and 3D printed solutions similar to those above and thoroughly tested them.
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Posted By carleton

If you focus on simply keeping the clasp closed...

If you focus on simply keeping the clasp closed you forget that the foot moves vertically inside of the shoe several millimeters each stroke.

I think that those wouldnít provide as solid of a...
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Posted By carleton

Thomson is one reason why I advocate so hard for...

Thomson is one reason why I advocate so hard for high-end frames to be designed to take round seatposts. I have never had a Thomson seatpost tilt or slip on me.

Same for accepting standard stems....
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Posted By carleton

Amen to Thomson. Thomson X4 4-bolt 0į or 10į...

Amen to Thomson.

Thomson X4 4-bolt 0į or 10į MTB stem is the way to go. I'd shy away from the X2 road stem. It uses 2 bolts to fasten. Fine for most people, but if you have a strong standing...
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Posted By carleton

One note on CycleOps bikes: The early ones were...

One note on CycleOps bikes: The early ones were fixed gear. They moved to freewheel in the past few years. You can convert the freewheel to fixed gear with a kit from CycleOps.
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Posted By carleton

Told you. ...and they'd probably accept less...

Told you.

...and they'd probably accept less than $550 for one.
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Posted By carleton

To piggyback on this comment. I was really...

To piggyback on this comment.

I was really proud of my standing start as I felt it was where I excelled. (I've told this story before). After training under the guy who is arguably the best U.S....
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Posted By carleton

hahahaha, true. I've seen roadies come to the...

hahahaha, true. I've seen roadies come to the track and do their first Kilo then stroll into the infield like it was nothing not realizing that they simply didn't ride it hard enough. Not many...
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Posted By carleton

Some people treat the Kilo as a fitness test of...

Some people treat the Kilo as a fitness test of sorts. They do it maybe once or twice a year at a local event or whatnot. You'll never see your best possible time that way.

In general, the Kilo...
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Posted By carleton

I haven't read the article linked yet, but I'll...

I haven't read the article linked yet, but I'll tell you: Cycling wrecked my back. And when I was on a 100% bike or spin bike only program, my back was the worst ever. Debilitating at times. Like,...
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Posted By carleton

This super fast decay of speed explains why...

This super fast decay of speed explains why people can ride a PB flying 200 at Nationals, then 2-3 weeks later ride a terrible time.

The concept is called ďPeriodizationĒ.

Itís not the...
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Posted By carleton

Exactly. Coincidentally, thatís also thatís...

Exactly.

Coincidentally, thatís also thatís the order of how long gains in those areas lasts. Meaning: Strength lasts longer than Power which lasts longer than Speed which lasts longer than Speed...
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Posted By carleton

Happy New Year! And I wish you all the best on...

Happy New Year! And I wish you all the best on the season to come.
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Posted By carleton

The only time Iíve ever bailed and dropped a...

The only time Iíve ever bailed and dropped a barbell when squatting was on the day after New Years Eve drinking.

Thankfully I was able to bend over and bail out safely backwards while dropping...
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Posted By carleton

Yup! On a related note, when I fist became a...

Yup!

On a related note, when I fist became a super-serious Masters racer, I noticed that even casual drinking the night before lifting had adverse effects on my lifting. Not due to a hangover, but...
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Posted By carleton

Lots of great info here:...

Lots of great info here: https://www.bikeforums.net/track-cycling-velodrome-racing-training-area/927942-2014-weight-lifting.html
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Posted By carleton

Maybe look into Deadlift Slippers: ...

Maybe look into Deadlift Slippers:

https://www.liftinglarge.com/assets/images/Deadlift_Slippers_0778_1024x1024.jpg...
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Posted By carleton

Yup. The sled is heavy. If you look carefully,...

Yup. The sled is heavy. If you look carefully, you might notice the weight of the sled on a sticker somewhere. I've seen that sticker about 1/2 the time on sleds over the years. If you can't find...
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Posted By carleton

All of the leg press info is assuming that you...

All of the leg press info is assuming that you are using a slanted leg press machine, like maybe 45 degrees.

If you are using a vertical leg press machine (where you lay on your back and push the...
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Posted By carleton

Looking back on my logs, back in summer 2018 I...

Looking back on my logs, back in summer 2018 I was single leg pressing 440lbs x 10 on each leg. The year before that, I was leg-pressing 775lbs 3 set of 5, in my 40s. I know of smaller guys who can...
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Posted By carleton

Yup. Pushing the bleeding edge of tech is...

Yup.

Pushing the bleeding edge of tech is terribly precarious when you have the strongest men and women in the sport ripping the bikes apart leading up to and in the Olympics. All trying for...
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Posted By carleton

I stand corrected!

I stand corrected!
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Posted By carleton

For clarification, I was talking about having the...

For clarification, I was talking about having the Nittos professionally bent, not cut and welded.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tube_bending
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Posted By carleton

I'll be a dollar to a dime that: 1: Not one of...

I'll be a dollar to a dime that:
1: Not one of those frames or components has ever been produced.
2: Everything was done in a CAD program.
3: No one will ride this in the Olympics.
4: This was a...
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Posted By carleton

Real talk, you could probably buy a set of 34cm...

Real talk, you could probably buy a set of 34cm chromoly Nittos, have them professionally bent to 30cm, sandblasted, and re-chromed for less than $500 total. Maybe closer to $300.

Also, they...
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Posted By carleton

Testing is the key. Experiment with...

Testing is the key.

Experiment with different windups like the gradual acceleration or the "rolling standing start" that has not much windup, just a jump from low speed from high on the track.
...
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Posted By carleton

I think Stages is covered here:...

I think Stages is covered here: https://www.bikeforums.net/track-cycling-velodrome-racing-training-area/1050834-training-racing-power-meters-other-computers.html

Basically, Stages is designed for...
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Posted By carleton

FYI: You can get replacement washers directly...

FYI: You can get replacement washers directly from LOOK USA...or Felt. The felt adjustable stem for the TK1/FRD uses washers that are the same size (when last I checked).

You should be able to...
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Posted By carleton

Took a quick snap: ...

Took a quick snap:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/fizik_cc36b8952a46ec42b873a2407a90754199d59365.png

I've had these since, what? 2011? They haven't stretched a...
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