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Posted By pierrej

Piggy will absolutely know them in and out as...

Piggy will absolutely know them in and out as he's pretty well responsible for the new wave of clarifications and has the letters to prove it 😂


Solid advice. I remember carleton also mentioning...
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Give these a look before you go that route, these...

Give these a look before you go that route, these are handmade in Aus and you can make changes to them if you know what you're after.
Track Bags (https://skingrowsback.com/collections/chainring-bag)
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Can confirm it isn't even made here, Manchester...

Can confirm it isn't even made here, Manchester only I believe.

In topic the skin grows back bag is very good but not necessarily a budget item, you'll likely not have to buy another bag ever...
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They're more efficient, it's not by much but they...

They're more efficient, it's not by much but they are
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Taras hit the nail on the head as usual. The...

Taras hit the nail on the head as usual.

The biggest thing is practice practice practiceI. I go through the motions of throwing my bike after every effort and even in warmups, to the point where...
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They make a lot of sense nowadays, with the high...

They make a lot of sense nowadays, with the high hands position and the current 10cm limit most of the fast teams are only holding the extensions with their pinky and ring fingers. Molding to these...
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I wondered how long it would be until we'd start...

I wondered how long it would be until we'd start seeing bars like this, the technology has been around since before Rio to actually it but nobody bothered to.

I'm a fan
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Taking very good bmx and speed skaters and...

Taking very good bmx and speed skaters and putting them on bicycles, that and riding is pretty popular over there.

Our situation is a funny one because at the elite end of town our track cycling...
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Posted By pierrej

People are doing sea level 9.5s and at one of the...

People are doing sea level 9.5s and at one of the world cups a 9.8 was the qualfiqualifi cutoff, they're definitely getting faster
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There's plenty of talent waiting in the wings,...

There's plenty of talent waiting in the wings, plenty
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This is the case because Argon only have a...

This is the case because Argon only have a pursuit bike, no other options for the fast(er) people, yet.
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They'll not be finished as nicely as BT's, but...

They'll not be finished as nicely as BT's, but you'll love them
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The Perkins don't curve unlike the BT Perkins ...

The Perkins don't curve unlike the BT
Perkins
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Watching the video I reckon you can probably come...

Watching the video I reckon you can probably come forward a bit with your saddle, as everyone finds out you can probably go for a fair bit bigger bike than you think.

Bad comparison aside, your...
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Its definitely more weight on the butt than the...

Its definitely more weight on the butt than the hands, effectively should be able to take your hands off the bars and not lurch forward, and track only has to be comfortable for a minute or so if...
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The few people I've talked to that used them have...

The few people I've talked to that used them have said they were the best bars they've ever used, effectively aero alpinas in regards to dimensions.
I'll try and see how you can get a pair next...
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Yeah not sure when he started using them, did...

Yeah not sure when he started using them, did scatto's and alpinas came out ~2011 or so?
I think Perkins went to Japan for the first time in 2009 and noticed it about then, lots of the Keirin bikes...
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I've heard Perko mention picking up narrow bars...

I've heard Perko mention picking up narrow bars very early from Japan when he was new to our team, could be close to the earliest. Aziz Awang had narrow nittos a long time ago as well
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The current reasonings for road are antiquated...

The current reasonings for road are antiquated and incorrect, all stemming from the Italians trying to codify bike setups in the 60s. Shoulder width is a bit like kops for setback and bikefit, sort...
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Unfortunately I've got very little info about the new argon as it's...
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Made locally, same company that does the ribbed...

Made locally, same company that does the ribbed seat post and the molded aerobar extensions. None of the team ever really used them but they can be made in any measurements you would like

Also...
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Aus team ended up making their own thomson style...

Aus team ended up making their own thomson style stems after london due to the limited sizing, I've got pictures somewhere that I'll look for.
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I'd rather stay out of this one as well, but it...

I'd rather stay out of this one as well, but it appears she's had a similar history over on the 33, of course not under the fox moniker for whatever reason that may be.
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Argon18 sprint bike definitely in development,...

Argon18 sprint bike definitely in development, starting from scratch and should be very very quick
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I can't see why there would be any issues? ...

I can't see why there would be any issues?

But if it's a 135 it'll have heaps of issues and you should just sell it to me...
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Posted By pierrej

Looks pimp, I want one

Looks pimp, I want one
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Posted By pierrej

Joe Truman and The Bos both training on a 61x9...

Joe Truman and The Bos both training on a 61x9 over in Japan, looks absolutely comical
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Almost looked like you could put levers on them...

Almost looked like you could put levers on them too....
Maybe some 33s for the track bike and 39s for the roadie?
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Might have been as big as a 62x13 are what I've...

Might have been as big as a 62x13 are what I've heard.

A lot of the times except for that last day when the kilo was on were at very low air pressure as the was a cyclone off the coast, with the...
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There's a lot of generations/models of the fes...

There's a lot of generations/models of the fes frames and it's not uncommon for the same riser to use a different one for each event
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I think a few of you might like it when metal 3d...

I think a few of you might like it when metal 3d printing becomes a little more accessible. These are some custom sprint bars for the Aus para team, somewhere in the low 30/high 20cm region.
3d...
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Posted By pierrej

IP qualifying on at the moment, very aero tuck...

IP qualifying on at the moment, very aero tuck from welsford so far
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Posted By pierrej

Also I find it odd that we (Aus) are still using...

Also I find it odd that we (Aus) are still using our old team sprint line up with glaetzer as man 2, I would have thought with his recent kilo focus he might go better as the 3rd man
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Posted By pierrej

Kiwi and Canuck women's team sprint teams have...

Kiwi and Canuck women's team sprint teams have been disqualified as both nations bikes failed checks after their qualifying, would like to see what exactly failed
Edit: miscommunication, mens NZ...
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Posted By pierrej

Some suntour hub'd training tubs and some elite...

Some suntour hub'd training tubs and some elite rollers, track seasons coming back and I'll take it a bit more seriously this time around
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He's definitely the old school style of kilo...

He's definitely the old school style of kilo rider, I think he's lost more than a second from the 875m mark to the line against Glaetzer/Bos who came home harder.

It's interesting that even with...
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Posted By pierrej

Bring back the kilo IOC! There's not much...

Bring back the kilo IOC!

There's not much kilo racing here bar state and national champs, which I find a bit sad as it would probably be the event I'd suit best, but it's a tough mistress
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The local club that hosts most of the track races...

The local club that hosts most of the track races posted this up after Glaetzer won his WC, this is from 2009.

He's always been deep, it's amazing how much his position really hasn't changed
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Posted By pierrej

What I've heard was the UCI "clarified" the...

What I've heard was the UCI "clarified" the position of the pads for the aerobars which effected the 10cm final position of the extensions.
The kgf guys interpretation and until recently he...
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Posted By pierrej

I'm probably wrong but I'm not sure if perko was...

I'm probably wrong but I'm not sure if perko was actually eligible to race, I've seen that he's definitely doing the 2019 world's but not these ones
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Posted By pierrej

Hetty and Kyra are 19 and 21, so not that far...

Hetty and Kyra are 19 and 21, so not that far removed
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Following half of them on the Instagram leads me...

Following half of them on the Instagram leads me to believe that the two from the first round are either out of the junior program or at their first world's, the future I suspect
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Also interesting that the Ned's best sprint team...

Also interesting that the Ned's best sprint team doesn't include any of the Beat guys
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Sprint bike looks pretty cool as well, though...

Sprint bike looks pretty cool as well, though this is a bit bigger than the two above
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Either the look one-piece or the bf1 systems used...

Either the look one-piece or the bf1 systems used by GB/Aus.
Or you could change practically anything else and save more watts
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Posted By pierrej

I'll admit I have no knowledge on the subject of...

I'll admit I have no knowledge on the subject of carbon cogs, bit surely it's not in an effort to save weight as it would be one of the most negligible gains for obvious risks.
My thoughts would be...
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On the topic of mantis like positions, this has...

On the topic of mantis like positions, this has changed a little since the word cup.
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Posted By pierrej

Similar to the Aus pursuit bars and team Sky TT...

Similar to the Aus pursuit bars and team Sky TT bars.
But yes the mantis is definitely back
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Was hard to get a picture of properly...

Was hard to get a picture of properly (impossible) but how about a dual power aero carbon crankset chainring combo, Dura ace bolts of course
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I think they switch between them for different...

I think they switch between them for different events, looks like the ultras are used for timed events more than the edge where they'd probably want the slightly faster frame aerodynamically.
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