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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/
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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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Posted By 700wheel

Alpenrose Velodrome

I heard a rumor that the Alpenrose velodrome is closing.
I searched around and found this article https://www.koin.com/local/multnomah-county/alpenrose-dairy-to-be-sold-to-seattle-based-company/...
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Posted By 700wheel

Should you adjust your saddle position fore or...

Should you adjust your saddle position fore or aft by the amount of cleat movement?
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Posted By 700wheel

Final Results for Team USA: : Men's Omnium -...

Final Results for Team USA:
:
Men's Omnium - Gold - Dan Holloway
Women's Team Pursuit - Gold
Men's Team Pursuit - Gold
Women's Omnium - Gold- Jenifer Valente
Women's Madison - Gold
Men's...
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Posted By 700wheel

Results for the 2019 Pan Am Games Track events...

Results for the 2019 Pan Am Games Track events can be found here:
https://www.lima2019.pe/en/results
Click on the event to show results.
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Posted By 700wheel

Grass track racing can be done in light rain or...

Grass track racing can be done in light rain or on wet grass - although tires can deposit mud and grass between tires and frame so lots of clearance is recommended. Lots of fun for both riders and...
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Posted By 700wheel

Dolan has arrange of track bikes and frames -...

Dolan has arrange of track bikes and frames - several riders at my local velodrome own them.

If you are looking for a used bike I suggest a Ridley track bike - mine is the Oval made in Belgium...
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Posted By 700wheel

2019 Junior and elite track national results...

2019 Junior and elite track national results here:
Event Schedule (http://tracktiming.live/eventpage.php?EventId=1921)
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Posted By 700wheel

I have been involved with quality control for...

I have been involved with quality control for many years. The problem with many Asian countries is that they do not understand what quality is all about. Further compounding the problem is that in...
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Posted By 700wheel

In my experience threaded cogs are all...

In my experience threaded cogs are all interchangeable. However I've found lock rings use at least two different threads.

My recommendation is to use a small amount of grease on your cogs and lock...
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Posted By 700wheel

Wouldn't a 6 deg stem decrease your stack?

Wouldn't a 6 deg stem decrease your stack?
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Posted By 700wheel

Another temporary solution is to use a upward...

Another temporary solution is to use a upward tilted stem or shallower bars. Probably lower cost than a replacement fork.
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Posted By 700wheel

The WC race copyright belongs to the UCI (I...

The WC race copyright belongs to the UCI (I assume); Why are these events not available on the UCI website (perhaps for a fee)?2016

Unless you specifically need the 2019 events there are some...
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Posted By 700wheel

Not a kilo guy but know that some kilo riders use...

Not a kilo guy but know that some kilo riders use Training Peaks
https://www.trainingpeaks.com/training-plans/cycling/time-trialing/tp-52325/6-5-kilo-tt-8-weeks-to-a-kilo-time-trial-by-hunter-allen
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Posted By 700wheel

Quote: …………………………. -Kinetic road machine ...

Quote:
………………………….
-Kinetic road machine
..........................
- damages your bolt
...............

gycho77, Please explain what bolt.
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Posted By 700wheel

that I am a little suspect of the $100k...

that

I am a little suspect of the $100k number. The article notes the startup cost was $4.5 million.
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Posted By 700wheel

Upcoming hour record event --- Victor Campenarts...

Upcoming hour record event --- Victor Campenarts --- Track Bike photos:
Victor Campenaerts' Ridley Arena TT Hour Record - Gallery | Cyclingnews.com...
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Posted By 700wheel

Boulder Valley Velodrome race and training...

Boulder Valley Velodrome race and training schedule is available at https://www.bouldervalleyvelodrome.com/calendar/
Events start April 20, 2019
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Posted By 700wheel

The list does show a Japan channel with broadcast...

The list does show a Japan channel with broadcast times for the WC. Maybe those stations are like Comcast in the USA - pay for the optional service or forget seeing it. I understand that those UCI...
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Posted By 700wheel

Here is the UCI list pf broadcasters: ...

Here is the UCI list pf broadcasters:
https://www.uci.org/docs/default-source/watch-uci-events/2019-uci-track-cycling-world-championships-presented-by-tissot---tv-schedule.pdf?sfvrsn=14db581a_6
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Posted By 700wheel

AugustIs the Track World Championships to become...

AugustIs the Track World Championships to become a summer (NH) sport in 2023**********
I'm not sure but the UCI is combining all elite WCs into a two week period starting in 2023....
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Posted By 700wheel

In the USA the Olympic Channel TV will broadcast...

In the USA the Olympic Channel TV will broadcast Day 1 of the WC from Poland tonight --- 6:00 to 8:30 PM MST.

Update: Streaming available now at...
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Posted By 700wheel

For concrete velodromes there is Rasch...

For concrete velodromes there is Rasch Construction and Engineering, Kenosha, Wisconsin
https://www.forconstructionpros.com/concrete/equipment-products/article/12135549/building-a-velodrome
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Posted By 700wheel

Here is a video of the 2020 Olympic Velodrome ...

Here is a video of the 2020 Olympic Velodrome
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yg44i0E_S-A
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Posted By 700wheel

Is John Archibald's (post 2360) using a missing...

Is John Archibald's (post 2360) using a missing link chain connector?
I've never seen this type connector used.
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Posted By 700wheel

The last men's Professional 5,000 m world...

The last men's Professional 5,000 m world championship pursuit race, held in 1992, was won by Mike McCarthy of the USA.
What was his gold medal time?
Thanks
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Posted By 700wheel

Another possible hour record challenge in April? ...

Another possible hour record challenge in April?
Decision on Campenaerts' Hour Record attempt to be made on Friday | Cyclingnews.com...
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Posted By 700wheel

Manchester, UK: Masters Worlds 10/12-19/19 ...

Manchester, UK: Masters Worlds 10/12-19/19
http://www.cyclingmasters.com/site
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Posted By 700wheel

More on Kristina here: ...

More on Kristina here:
http://www.cyclingnews.com/features/kristina-vogel-sport-will-always-be-a-part-of-me/
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