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Posted By 700wheel

USA Track Nationals 2021

Just released by USA Cycling:

Elite, Junior, and Para Track Nationals will head to Carson, CA at the Dignity Sports Park VELO Center, July 1-7.
Collegiate Track Nationals will be held at the...
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Posted By 700wheel

I'm waiting to hear if state track championships...

I'm waiting to hear if state track championships will take place in Colorado.

The CO State road TT is scheduled in two weeks - this event will have no holders and riders will start with one foot...
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Posted By 700wheel

Check out the world track championships videos on...

Check out the world track championships videos on YouTube:
https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=cycling+track+world+championships+2020
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Posted By 700wheel

If you want to find who makes UCI approved track...

If you want to find who makes UCI approved track frames check here:...
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Posted By 700wheel

Check eBay -- search for keirin track frames. ...

Check eBay -- search for keirin track frames. Numerous frames at various prices. If you live in the USA I here there may be shipping issues related to covid-19.

Just curios; why do you want such...
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Posted By 700wheel

Mavic in receivership

https://www.cyclingnews.com/news/tour-de-france-supplier-mavic-placed-in-receivership/

What this mean to their wheel business?
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Posted By 700wheel

I also use a neck gaiter - it also keeps the sun...

I also use a neck gaiter - it also keeps the sun off the back of my neck.
Used it this week in the high 70s.
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Posted By 700wheel

I like Campagnolo track cranksets.. They do not...

I like Campagnolo track cranksets..
They do not show up on the Campy web site but are available from various websites.

Also when buying any make of bottom bracket make sure you buy one with the...
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Posted By 700wheel

My random thoughts: 1. Make your front wheel...

My random thoughts:
1. Make your front wheel into a fan by wrapping duct tape between opposite spokes or add some other aero drag feature
2. Add a weighed drag flap attached to your fork crown and...
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Posted By 700wheel

Several local riders ride the Dixie Flyer. BTB...

Several local riders ride the Dixie Flyer.
BTB Track ? Dixie Flyer Bicycles (http://www.dixieflyerbicycles.com/shop/the-btb-track)

Others on this forum have reported quality issues but no...
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Posted By 700wheel

There was a post on this forum recently...

There was a post on this forum recently explaining that some Cervelo bikes ridden by top riders are different than those available in stores.

Also many riders here do not like aero seat tubes (...
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Posted By 700wheel

We are discussing different things. I was...

We are discussing different things. I was talking about tooth thicknesses. I just measured 3/32 and 1/8 Campagnolo cogs; dimensions were 0.085 and 0.112 respectively. So actual contact area for 1/8...
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Posted By 700wheel

I agree with Novalite. Under load the chain...

I agree with Novalite. Under load the chain roller causes bearing stresses on the teeth. This causes momentary displacement of tooth material. The 1/8 chain/tooth interface will have less friction...
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Posted By 700wheel

Have you considered converting your bike to...

Have you considered converting your bike to eliminate the quill adaptor? There are several videos on YouTube. Search for "convert a quill bike stem to threadless". This may be more complicated for...
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Posted By 700wheel

I saw it used in a mass start event. I watched...

I saw it used in a mass start event. I watched live stream on the Olympic Channel Web Site (I just checked and coverage video is no longer there :().
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Posted By 700wheel

https://www.s1neo.com/presentation/fp03/en/caracte...

https://www.s1neo.com/presentation/fp03/en/caracteristiques.php
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Posted By 700wheel

Here is an update on the changes to UCI track...

Here is an update on the changes to UCI track cycling
https://www.uci.org/track/news/2020/the-uci-and-discovery-partner-up-to-organise-and-promote-the-uci-track-cycling-world-league

It is...
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Posted By 700wheel

GCN has a video of Viviani's new De Rosa track...

GCN has a video of Viviani's new De Rosa track bike
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xeCiKmdvFrs

The Vision Metron tri spoke wheels have interchangeable hub internals that allow the wheels to be...
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Posted By 700wheel

The rescue attempt was successful thanks to hard...

The rescue attempt was successful thanks to hard work by a group of concerned people. A contract has been signed and the rebirth of the velodrome is in progress. :) :winter:
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Posted By 700wheel

Shoe Insoles I came across a YouTube video...

Shoe Insoles

I came across a YouTube video touting carbon insoles claiming they increase performance.
Are any of you using these and if so what is your perception?

I'm curious because started...
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Posted By 700wheel

It's a long shot but have you asked Simsbury...

It's a long shot but have you asked Simsbury airport if you could use their runway during off hours?

When I lived in LA I used my companies parking lots for fixed gear riding.
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Posted By 700wheel

Many years ago I used Renold bicycle chains....

Many years ago I used Renold bicycle chains. Searches for these chains came up blanc in later years. However I just stumbled on this Renold site:
https://velo.renold.com/
Cost 250 pounds UK per...
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Posted By 700wheel

Save the Boulder Valley Velodrome Here is the...

Save the Boulder Valley Velodrome
Here is the latest on the Save BVV effort;...
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Posted By 700wheel

Day 3 of World Cup from Brisbane. Multi rider...

Day 3 of World Cup from Brisbane.
Multi rider crash during Women's Omnium Scratch Race - one rider rode the fence but still crashed....
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Posted By 700wheel

This saddle support is for sale on EbayUK. Or...

This saddle support is for sale on EbayUK.
Or you could build something similar using a turnbuckle and clevis from McMaster-Carr in the US.
...
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Posted By 700wheel

I'm not familiar with the Zip axle but do the...

I'm not familiar with the Zip axle but do the threads sit against the fork dropout - if so could the threads stop short of the dropout (especially for carbon fiber forks)?
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Posted By 700wheel

I saw a Corima X wheel in use at the NZ World Cup.

I saw a Corima X wheel in use at the NZ World Cup.
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Posted By 700wheel

World Cup in New Zealand What happened to the...

World Cup in New Zealand
What happened to the US Women team pursuit? Both the US and Japan teams did not finish while competing with each other in the first round....
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Posted By 700wheel

I just received the book "The Chimp Paradox" as...

I just received the book "The Chimp Paradox" as recommended here on another thread. Recommended by Chris Hoy and Victoria Pendleton. The author, Dr. Steve Peters, is the resident psychiatrist with...
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Posted By 700wheel

I agree with tubulars but if you have a flat (I...

I agree with tubulars but if you have a flat (I have witnessed tubulars blowing up in the infield, but not on the track) you will need backup wheels. :mad:
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Posted By 700wheel

No Brakes! Bicycle Track Racing in the United...

No Brakes! Bicycle Track Racing in the United States - Sandra Wright Sutherland - Iris Press 1995

ISBN 0-9645243-0-9.

Light reading about track racing in the 1990s with lots of photos....
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Posted By 700wheel

The cranks pictured are 175 mm - so maybe these...

The cranks pictured are 175 mm - so maybe these were road TT cranks.
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Posted By 700wheel

It has been said before on this forum that reach...

It has been said before on this forum that reach and stack are more useful than just TT and HT length.

Also I believe it is Carleton who says track bikes need extra reach over ones road bikes.
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Posted By 700wheel

There was a useful thread on this forum in the...

There was a useful thread on this forum in the last few years that listed dimensions of dozens of track frames. Unfortunately I can't locate it; maybe some else could post the link.
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Posted By 700wheel

Many teams probably can't afford the travel to...

Many teams probably can't afford the travel to all of the six world cup events spread around the world, especially with the looming cost of sending multiple teams to the Olympics in 2020.
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Posted By 700wheel

World Cup from Minsk 2019 Congratulations to...

World Cup from Minsk 2019

Congratulations to Jennifer Valente for her results this weekend:
Gold - Team Pursuit (Jennifer Valente, Clhloe Dygert, Christina Birch, Emma White)
Gold - Points Race...
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Posted By 700wheel

Here is a screen shot of the "no name" bike...

Here is a screen shot of the "no name" bike ridden by the UK today in the World Cup team sprint. I noticed the large clearance between the down tube and front wheel.

Also I noticed the Danish...
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Posted By 700wheel

and force Apply force to the pedals and it...

and force

Apply force to the pedals and it creates torque and load to the frame.
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Posted By 700wheel

Some more details here: ...

Some more details here:
https://www.cyclingnews.com/news/lotus-and-hope-launch-radical-new-track-bike-for-2020-olympics/
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Posted By 700wheel

The WCL held at least one race on Los Angeles a...

The WCL held at least one race on Los Angeles a few years ago but I do not recall any further races. I hope for success of the WCL however I do feel that the proposed structure is unworkable...
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Posted By 700wheel

Taxpayers have a choice -- if they do not agree...

Taxpayers have a choice -- if they do not agree with taxpayer supported sports and recreation facilities then move to a city that does not offer public bike paths, swim pools, tennis courts, golf...
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Posted By 700wheel

A rescue operation is in progress. ...

A rescue operation is in progress.
https://www.facebook.com/SaveBVV/?__tn__=HH-R
Hope it is successful.
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Posted By 700wheel

They were available a few years ago. I suggest...

They were available a few years ago. I suggest you find a dealer in your locality and ask them. https://www.ridley-bikes.com/find-a-dealer/
I have the older Ridley Oval track bike and I love it. ...
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Posted By 700wheel

Slightly off topic but has anyone ever seen or...

Slightly off topic but has anyone ever seen or heard of a track race being run on an running track? The thought crossed my mind today after riding past several high school running tracks that have...
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Posted By 700wheel

This from the Manchester Worlds Master Track...

This from the Manchester Worlds Master Track Championships site:

UCI amend Championships Age Category Regulations

We are pleased to announce that the UCI have further considered the question of...
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Posted By 700wheel

At one time Encino had an electric model car club...

At one time Encino had an electric model car club use the track one night a week. The money went towards track upkeep.
Also that facility is on US Army land so annual rent was very minimal
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Posted By 700wheel

There is an effort to save the BVV underway. ...

There is an effort to save the BVV underway.
https://www.dailycamera.com/2019/10/07/its-a-disney-movie-script-the-whole-way-eries-boulder-valley-velodrome-waiting-on-a-savior/
Replies: 2,753
Views: 342,956
Posted By 700wheel

The 2021 Masters World Championships will be held...

The 2021 Masters World Championships will be held in Los Angeles....
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Posted By 700wheel

If you know what threads you need then check out...

If you know what threads you need then check out McMaster Carr; they sell metric threaded rods, both fully threaded and threaded both-ends, using high strength steel. You may find something you can...
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Posted By 700wheel

Are you planning to vary your cadence -...

Are you planning to vary your cadence - especially during wheel testing?

You might consider using Design of Experiments (DOE) so you can have two are more variables tested at the same time.
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