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Posted By Dalai

I have flown a fair amount over the years with my...

I have flown a fair amount over the years with my bike both locally as well as internationally. My preferred bike case is still the Polaris EVA bike pod. It is the perfect compromise between weight...
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Posted By Dalai

​​​​​​ See right through me taras0000. But not...

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See right through me taras0000. But not unannounced - invited as part of group training session / track forum members meet. Last time to the States was 2013, so another visit is long overdue!
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Posted By Dalai

Looking forward to seeing your room set up!

Looking forward to seeing your room set up!
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Posted By Dalai

There was nothing truely innovative about the...

There was nothing truely innovative about the steel framed bikes of the 70's. Perhaps sloping downtube and pursuit bars located on the fork crown was as exciting as it got if I recall, or was that...
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Posted By Dalai

Appreciate the suggestions Hrothgar42....

Appreciate the suggestions Hrothgar42. Unfortunately from my initial investigations it appears neither option is available in Australia...
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Posted By Dalai

Thanks brawlo. Biggest issue I have read on BB...

Thanks brawlo. Biggest issue I have read on BB forums is the spotting arms aren't very long. Otherwise it seems to handle similar max weights to the full cages I was looking at...
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Posted By Dalai

Seconded. Not sure if I would say the Stealth is...

Seconded. Not sure if I would say the Stealth is the greatest, but definitely one of the sexiest! Mine...
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Posted By Dalai

Since we are discussing Racks I would like...

Since we are discussing Racks I would like people's opinions.

I am planning on setting up my small studio/shed as a training space. As the studio is only 3*3m I am considering the Ironmaster...
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Posted By Dalai

RIP. Very sad especially when so young! My...

RIP. Very sad especially when so young!

My one big off on the track during frequent racing ( full somersault at 55km/hr hitting a crashed rider in front) resulting in a broken collarbone ended...
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Posted By Dalai

Fair enough. My local indoor has an elevator on...

Fair enough. My local indoor has an elevator on the outfield side but only steps on the infield side of the tunnel and agree steps are a pain. But it is only one set in and out so preferred this to...
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Posted By Dalai

Though not hands free, when I was was racing...

Though not hands free, when I was was racing biweekly I would make a single trip with the following - bike on one shoulder and sports bag with all my gear, track pump, rollers and double wheel bag...
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Posted By Dalai

Definitely depends on the commissaire. As some...

Definitely depends on the commissaire. As some will strictly enforce that hands must be on the drops when racing unless in a Madison!
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Posted By Dalai

Same. Just checked mine (spare bike) and has tons...

Same. Just checked mine (spare bike) and has tons of clearance even with the 23c clinchers on the training wheels.
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Posted By Dalai

Nice Anchor!

Nice Anchor!
02-12-19, 03:14 PM
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Posted By Dalai

I hadn't seen anything about your foot Sarals....

I hadn't seen anything about your foot Sarals. All the best with your surgery!

Nice car IBOHUNT!

As for me, I haven't raced since my wife was diagnosed with cancer mid 2015. Since she passed...
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Posted By Dalai

SRM provides recommended torque values. This is...

SRM provides recommended torque values. This is for both the crank bolts and chainring bolts. Using different torque (especially the chainring bolts) will affect the accuracy and consistency of the...
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Posted By Dalai

The extractor bolts in the SRM arms are not Dura...

The extractor bolts in the SRM arms are not Dura ace. I had the SRM provided bolts loosen a few times, but this was before I bought the second ***t so I didn't have to be constantly swapping it...
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Posted By Dalai

I own 2 track SRM's and on both the extractor...

I own 2 track SRM's and on both the extractor bolts sit flush.

I have had the crank arms loosen a couple of times over the years. I just regreased the bolts and retightened to the correct torque....
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Posted By Dalai

I hadn't heard, but would be great as Hisense...

I hadn't heard, but would be great as Hisense arena is far too underutilized for cycling events!

Agree with your Cycling Victoria sentiment...
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Posted By Dalai

Thanks for the clarification. Always thought...

Thanks for the clarification. Always thought y'all was the plural...

Sorry for the huge thread drift!
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Posted By Dalai

I would suggest collectable already. Beautiful...

I would suggest collectable already. Beautiful bike!
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Posted By Dalai

Realistically that is only in Melbourne and...

Realistically that is only in Melbourne and Sydney. I'm in Melbourne and could reach easily that number including two indoor tracks. Country towns are much further apart but usually has a track of...
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Posted By Dalai

Sentiment is the same going the other way...

Sentiment is the same going the other way Y'all... :lol:
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Posted By Dalai

Only in regards to Zipp disc longevity - Another...

Only in regards to Zipp disc longevity - Another racing on an old Zipp disc; a Zipp Predator which was their first disk before the 1150 and 950. The wheel structure is still great, just needed the...
12-25-18, 10:12 PM
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Posted By Dalai

Best wishes to you too Sarals and anyone else...

Best wishes to you too Sarals and anyone else still dropping by...
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Posted By Dalai

You know the drill Morelock - photos or it didn't...

You know the drill Morelock - photos or it didn't happen... :lol:

Seriously - looking forward to seeing the pictures!
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Posted By Dalai

It's Shane's father Darryl who is extremely well...

It's Shane's father Darryl who is extremely well known here and well regarded for his hand made Perkin track frames.
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Posted By Dalai

Will depend on the level of competition and...

Will depend on the level of competition and interpretation of the rules by the commissaires. Except holding on to the top of the bars for changeovers in the Madison, many commissaires will require...
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Posted By Dalai

Also not sure if it matters to you, but the wired...

Also not sure if it matters to you, but the wired track SRM's are not waterproof - not sure about wireless track ***ts as happy with my wired ***ts...

For accuracy and repeatability of data, it is...
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Posted By Dalai

Nothing with the PCV is wireless. PCV is...

Nothing with the PCV is wireless. PCV is connected to the wiring harness on the frame. Download of data is via a cable with USB to connect to your PC.
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Posted By Dalai

Godsight is correct. Been banned indoors a number...

Godsight is correct. Been banned indoors a number of years now*...

*UCI focusing on the big issues in racing. :rolleyes:
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Posted By Dalai

All the best Sarals. I've always enjoyed your...

All the best Sarals. I've always enjoyed your posts...
10-04-18, 03:28 PM
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Posted By Dalai

Enjoy sarals!

Enjoy sarals!
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Posted By Dalai

1. Depends on the race organiser. It is rare here...

1. Depends on the race organiser. It is rare here down under

2. Don't over think it. Just get on the track and have fun.
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Posted By Dalai

What PM are you using and did you note the zero...

What PM are you using and did you note the zero offset value when you finished?

With the SRM, once the data is uploaded, pretty sure you can manually update the zero offset to correct the data...
09-26-18, 03:30 PM
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Posted By Dalai

You deserve that break after the world's. It has...

You deserve that break after the world's. It has been a big year for you! :thumb:

Know that feeling though. Melbourne where I live has a similar climate to where you are so there is no off season....
09-25-18, 04:12 PM
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Posted By Dalai

I expect nothing less from Racer Ex. When he...

I expect nothing less from Racer Ex. When he posts, I always listen! :thumb:

I also recommend staying active in the off season. I have found it so much harder to rebuild fitness and loose any...
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Posted By Dalai

I have a plated collarbone and totalled bike back...

I have a plated collarbone and totalled bike back in 2014 from a fit but inexperienced on track younger rider crashing himself directly in front of me at 55 km/hr! It was at a regular local Tuesday...
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Posted By Dalai

Crashes can destroy any frame material. The only...

Crashes can destroy any frame material. The only reason I replaced my aluminium 08 Fuji track pro back in 2014 was because it was damaged in a crash!

Whole heartedly agree with your old club...
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Posted By Dalai

It's not that big or heavy. I'm currently away...

It's not that big or heavy. I'm currently away skiing, but can take photos and measurements when I get home?
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Posted By Dalai

I have an older version of the BBB TorqueFix...

I have an older version of the BBB TorqueFix BTL73 which has a range from 2-14 Nm in the gear bag.
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Posted By Dalai

I have SRM track cranks on both track bikes and...

I have SRM track cranks on both track bikes and torque the chainring bolts to 10 Nm as specified by SRM.
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Posted By Dalai

Unfortunately immediately revoked for using the...

Unfortunately immediately revoked for using the word hip... :lol:
08-31-18, 07:01 AM
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Posted By Dalai

There will always be an advantage to someone no...

There will always be an advantage to someone no matter the location or the course. As long as the venue and course profile varies every year then it goes some way to balance it out.

As an example...
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Posted By Dalai

I can confirm the mount is the same all the way...

I can confirm the mount is the same all the way through from the PCIV to PC7. Only SRM controller I can't confirm as it's the only one I've not owned is the PC8 but doubt they will have changed the...
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Posted By Dalai

100" range for your flying 200 lap, sprint rounds...

100" range for your flying 200 lap, sprint rounds or both?

Personally when I raced Scratch / points gearing was always below 100". Biggest would be 98" and that was indoors at Masters Nationals...
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Posted By Dalai

Big how long is a piece of string question. ...

Big how long is a piece of string question.

Gear selection depends on many factors: Indoor or outdoor track, if outdoor temps and wind conditions, length of track, size of field, strength of...
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Posted By Dalai

Sounds like a flip flop hub. One side for track...

Sounds like a flip flop hub. One side for track cog and lock ring, the other for a free wheel... Common on wheels built for use either fixed or single speed.
08-15-18, 10:22 AM
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Posted By Dalai

Agreed! Both on what sounds like a great weekend...

Agreed! Both on what sounds like a great weekend and doubly for Mr and Mrs Ex! They had no qualms hosting me in LA when I came to the States for a 3 week USA peak bagging trip back in 2013......
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