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With an older French bike check the bottom...

With an older French bike check the bottom bracket and headset. French threading and sizes can be hard to replace so know what standards it uses.
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If under UC rules there is a min and max limit...

If under UC rules there is a min and max limit besides the same rule.

1.3.018 - Min 55, max 70 cm including the tire.
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The narrow SRM mount fits scatto bars with a pro...

The narrow SRM mount fits scatto bars with a pro vibe stem if you run the bars off center by about an eighth of an inch. Not enough to notice once you forget that you move the bars.
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Cervelo stems come with a glue in tube instead of...

Cervelo stems come with a glue in tube instead of an expander to reinforce the steerer. I put a tube down a fork that was overly flexible and it stiffened up, also allowed use of a 1" star nut...
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Only if you are racing cat 5. One day licenses...

Only if you are racing cat 5. One day licenses are limited to intro races.

For road, track and cyclo-cross events, riders may purchase a one-day racing license for $15 and be permitted to enter...
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The Zipp Super9 and Sub9 are about the same...

The Zipp Super9 and Sub9 are about the same width. The more common 900 is narrow and will fit anything.
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There is a max slope in the rules but you need to...

There is a max slope in the rules but you need to be pretty silly to break it (like the small front wheel) - UCI limit is that the top tube has to fit in a 16cm horizontal box. In practice for most...
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If you can resist the urge to wear a speedo and...

If you can resist the urge to wear a speedo and sleeveless jersey some of the triathlon gear bags are set up nicely like the Zoot Men's Bags | Ultra Tri Triathlon Bag...
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There seems to be the one really good day just...

There seems to be the one really good day just before coming down with a cold. Not sure if it the effort that brings on the cold or just the bodies reaction to the virus starting to react.
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For the new track I suspect it is saying UCI...

For the new track I suspect it is saying UCI rules are in effect at all times (insurance?), it also keeps people looking ahead. We have taken computers off bikes in intro sessions to keep people...
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1" aluminum bar zip tied to the saddle rails. 2...

1" aluminum bar zip tied to the saddle rails. 2 cuts (angled to match rail angle) and some drilling for the zip ties - total about 10-15 minutes. I drill extra holes to allow zip tying the garmin...
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The Kinlin xr270 is a rim that is reasonably...

The Kinlin xr270 is a rim that is reasonably light and aero and will not get blown around. 24-28 spokes should be more than enough for a junior - I am well past junior weight and 28 spokes are...
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There is something similar for rock climbing...

There is something similar for rock climbing TRUBLUE Auto Belay (http://www.autobelay.com/) where the load is the climber and a magnetic clutch. You could probably do something with a mag trainer...
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The slowtwitch consensus on shoe covers is the...

The slowtwitch consensus on shoe covers is the same as for aero helmets - that it depends. Sometimes slower sometimes faster. Depends on the shoe, fit and material. Helmets also depend a lot on...
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Just look at what the British were wearing before...

Just look at what the British were wearing before the high socks/shoe covers were banned. I am waiting for the aero bandages to make an appearance with a sudden rise in shaving injuries. As for...
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It has worked fine for me for a couple of years...

It has worked fine for me for a couple of years now, but I am not putting out 2500 watts on starts. Easy to remove to swap chains. Since it is short if not fastened a quick spin after mounting...
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What is wrong? The numbers look good for a 27"...

What is wrong? The numbers look good for a 27" wheel size which will be a few percent off an actual wheel size. The calculation for rpm to speed in the sheet is gear inches * pi * rpm * 60(min...
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For Q factor - Campy is the narrowest, DA then...

For Q factor - Campy is the narrowest, DA then Sugino. About the same order for clearance at the axle. Going with a narrower crank gives more room for moving the cleat in on the shoe or longer...
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Are you sure it is a track crank? A road crank...

Are you sure it is a track crank? A road crank with single bolts works almost as well (a bit off on chain line) - search for measuring crank BCD to determine what size you have. Just look at the...
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That is it, you could keep the derailleur from...

That is it, you could keep the derailleur from the donor if you want to move the shifting to the trainer. You can use a cheap used bike on the front if your real bike is not desired. The nice...
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An easier project might be something like the BT...

An easier project might be something like the BT trainer - similar concept to the Lemond where you replace the rear wheel and use gearing to spin a fan behind you. Seems like taking the rear...
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I think it is more of a question of how many...

I think it is more of a question of how many turns and how steep. Your added distance is pi*cos(bank) * distance from black * laps. Besides tending to drift more on a tight track you are doing...
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The Tufo clinchers are not really like open...

The Tufo clinchers are not really like open tubulars. They are a regular tubular with an alternate mounting mechanism to allow mounting on a clincher rim. They are a challenge to get over the rim...
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I would get in touch with them to see if there...

I would get in touch with them to see if there might be a firmware fix for this type of issue. The cadence is going to have some filtering/smoothing to try to weed out stray results and come up with...
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The most flexible would be 4.5" rollers with the...

The most flexible would be 4.5" rollers with the fan, flywheel and a fork stand and the acreage needed to set it all up. The larger rollers are good for just spinning and easier to ride than smaller...
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I have heard Stages combines the accelerometer...

I have heard Stages combines the accelerometer readings with looking for power pulses (similar to power tap indirect cadence) to smooth out false readings from bumpy roads. If he power is really 0...
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Power2Max in accelerometer based cadence so no...

Power2Max in accelerometer based cadence so no magnets. SRM needs to keep sending the last signal since it only knows about cadence when the switch passes the magnet so 30rpm with a single switch is...
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I am curious about the semi transparent IO front...

I am curious about the semi transparent IO front wheel that allows the blue line to show through the spokes. Is that the effect of the flux capacitor as you get close to 88 mph? If the British...
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trainer tire kept clean is the first step. ...

trainer tire kept clean is the first step. Reports are that knurling the roller works well. I just do rollinf starts with the tension wound up. The Lemond and other direct drive trainers avoid...
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Looks like the X101 replaced the D101 - KMC track...

Looks like the X101 replaced the D101 - KMC track chain with bushings and about the same price
X101 Silver KMC Chain (http://kmcchain.us/chain/d101-silver/)
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Zipp has 36cm bars in a couple of formats, but in...

Zipp has 36cm bars in a couple of formats, but in general it seems like narrow implies short reach/drop with some pink flowers for the marketing groups.
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Stairs are a good option if stuck in a hotel or...

Stairs are a good option if stuck in a hotel or cruise ship. Run up 5-10 flights then walk down is a reasonable interval workout that seems to carry over better than normal running for me.
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http://www.uci.ch/mm/Document/News/Rulesandregulat...

http://www.uci.ch/mm/Document/News/Rulesandregulation/16/51/61/Clarificationguideofrules2012-ENG_English.PDF

looks like 9 months.

ARTICLE 1.3.007
“Bicycles and their accessories shall be of a...
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The Diamante Pista is a nice tire. Rolls better...

The Diamante Pista is a nice tire. Rolls better than the EVO CX clincher on rollers and grips ok, never slipped with it. Probably on the same order as the crono tubular. Would also be similar...
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The FDA has a list of what they know about. ...

The FDA has a list of what they know about. Weight loss and "male enhancement" are the most common on the list but the body building stacks show up with steroids. Whether it is enough to detect in...
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I think this type of supplement is high on the...

I think this type of supplement is high on the list of people getting busted for unintended ingredients so be careful when choosing brands if WADA or your health are concerns.
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There is at least one person who has won master...

There is at least one person who has won master national titles in powerlifting and sprints in the same year so it can work.
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Our velodrome association has a roller racing...

Our velodrome association has a roller racing series over the winter, non-USAC license so open to OBRA and Canada as long as they show up and there might be beer available. The races are done with...
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I have a Cervelo T4 and it is a nice bike -...

I have a Cervelo T4 and it is a nice bike - light, stiff and stable and supposed to be aero so I can see where they are popular. The aero seat post clamp works well locking things down on the seat...
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The toe down does look natural and can come from...

The toe down does look natural and can come from a running background where toes down increases the stride length (same as bigger gear on a bike) or to get better pull up with toe clips without...
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Being as though no one has given any advice that...

Being as though no one has given any advice that can mess you up for a while here it goes.

My wife keeps saying skinsuits need a cape or a tutu to complete the outfit. With toes en pointe in...
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The Specialized Compak is supposed to go to 200...

The Specialized Compak is supposed to go to 200 psi and is reported to work well by the one person I have seen with one. Birzman has a high pressure duplicate of the Lyzene travel pump, no idea on...
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Marymoor tried a point a lap + miss and out a...

Marymoor tried a point a lap + miss and out a couple of years ago. Something about a 35mph neutral lap at the start and the scoring complexities led to it being requested to not be run again by the...
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In theory the stages and power2max can get 2...

In theory the stages and power2max can get 2 readings per revolution since they use accelerometers instead of magnets to pick up the cadence. Powertap kicks in sooner than a road srm and seemed to...
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Hold from the side and put a foot behind/under...

Hold from the side and put a foot behind/under the tire to get something to push against. The foot also provides some feedback on how hard they are pushing back.

The ideal solo gate would have...
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Chain tugs are a different kind of pain but are...

Chain tugs are a different kind of pain but are reasonably effective at keeping the wheel in place. They still do not solve the rotating axle, just the part about having to tighten it up as much.
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Hint of the day - Wear soccer shin guards when...

Hint of the day - Wear soccer shin guards when doing box jumps.
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My thought was that detecting a color change...

My thought was that detecting a color change might be easier than intensity outdoors and counting every other line should not be a problem. Looking a bit more it looks like the iPhone uses variable...
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To add a couple of years to the development time...

To add a couple of years to the development time how about trying to do auto laps on the bike with the camera to detect when you cross the lines. Seems like pursuit (red cross track) would be...
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Cycling tends to get legs stronger than the...

Cycling tends to get legs stronger than the core/back so your back is likely to be a limiter on squats until you can get things in balance. I was told doing leg presses before squats can tire the...
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