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Posted By rensho3

One question to ask is whether 165 mm is the...

One question to ask is whether 165 mm is the right length crank for you, which depends on how tall you are. If 165 is proper for you, then either crank will work for you. If you are 5"6" or...
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I just replaced the crank nuts I received from...

I just replaced the crank nuts I received from Rotor in my new spider for the 150 mm cranks with Sugino knurled nuts. They work great, and I would recommend getting them and using them on the Rotor...
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I did buy the 150 cranks from Rotor, and I have...

I did buy the 150 cranks from Rotor, and I have had several comments concerning how much better I look on the bike when I am in an aero position (handlebars are Scattos). I must be more aero, because...
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The chain line is good. No problems.

The chain line is good. No problems.
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I just put on a Rotor Aldhu 150 mm crank arm with...

I just put on a Rotor Aldhu 150 mm crank arm with 30 mm axel set up for BSA 68 BB. It works very well.
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Most of my chainrings are Superbe Pro, like the...

Most of my chainrings are Superbe Pro, like the one in the photo. The bolts and nuts supplied by Rotor work fine, and snug up well. The only negative is that I will have to glue the nuts to the...
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I think you need to decide what you are going to...

I think you need to decide what you are going to use it for. I only race 500 TT and Team Sprint these days. I only use a front disc if I am indoor. I don't even own one at this point; I borrow it...
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Just finished installing, which was very easy (I...

Just finished installing, which was very easy (I had my shop do it because I was swamped with things to do)! My favorite mechanic confirms he had no problems at all.

The pictures are not the...
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I used a Zipp disc from 1999 until I broke it in...

I used a Zipp disc from 1999 until I broke it in a crash in 2015. I don't think you have to worry about the structural integrity of the disc. The big problem with a Zipp disc of that vintage is...
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I had the same problem, and then found out that...

I had the same problem, and then found out that while you can't see it on the display, it will calculate and is visible when you download the data and use Golden Cheetah
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I just bought a Rotor 150 mm crankset, axel and...

I just bought a Rotor 150 mm crankset, axel and BB. I am only 5'5", so this will be interesting to see what happens once I get used to them. My current set is 165 mm. As it turned out, when I cut my...
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Kaben, what works well for me is to do a roller...

Kaben, what works well for me is to do a roller (or feedback) warm up. I then change gears if necessary, put on my kit etc. I then do 2 or 3 plyo jumps right before getting on the bike. The theory...
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Thanks everyone for all the information. ...

Thanks everyone for all the information. Fortunately, I also know Ken Lo and am going to talk to him about his setup. I never thought to talk to him, which I guess just makes me unaware!

Good to...
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I am 5"5" tall and currently using 165 mm cranks....

I am 5"5" tall and currently using 165 mm cranks. I am thinking of changing to 150 mm for next year. I haven't been very successful in finding a 155 mm set in 144 BCD. Does anyone have any...
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Posted By rensho3

Carleton: :thumb:

Carleton: :thumb:
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The Good: Rode really well at Master Worlds. Won...

The Good: Rode really well at Master Worlds. Won state championship and Natz Silver in Team Sprint

The Bad: Another year older; at least I maintained my speed, but younger guys aging up!

The...
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I was there when all of this took place at...

I was there when all of this took place at Carson. I had the same thoughts as I watched the spectacle unfurl. I just thought that "she just won a world championship! What is all this other stuff."...
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I was actually at the Koh sprint and was standing...

I was actually at the Koh sprint and was standing in the infield right opposite. I have been relegated for far less than what he did. I also watched the video later and disagree with the comment...
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That is consistent with my understanding of the...

That is consistent with my understanding of the rule book, and Tobukog's.
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Uhh, I was talking about sprint rounds, not a...

Uhh, I was talking about sprint rounds, not a mass start race. Perhaps they changed the rule when I wasn't looking.
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I agree with everything Taras said. In fact, I...

I agree with everything Taras said. In fact, I use the same procedures to keep my RV tires softer after sitting around a while. I use my older (and harder) tires when I go to ride Encino or San...
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I was at Master Natz in Seattle in 1998 (at least...

I was at Master Natz in Seattle in 1998 (at least I think it was Seattle, pre-crash events are still a little sketchy) in a rep final when I broke one of two straps on my right foot (I was using...
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Most of us at VSC wipe their tires with rubbing...

Most of us at VSC wipe their tires with rubbing alcohol. I use Pista Evos that never see an outside track so I don't wipe them very often. You should also take a look at your current tires and see...
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nHaving survived relatively unchanged from a...

nHaving survived relatively unchanged from a similar crash, I am very happy that she has developed the attitude she has. In my case it was a brain injury (although my neck was certainly messed up). I...
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Long before riding a fixie was popular, I built...

Long before riding a fixie was popular, I built one out of an old KHS so I could train on it. I don't have the bike anymore, so I forget what the BB was, but the I know the spider did not hold onto...
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I agree with Taras, its a personal thing. I like...

I agree with Taras, its a personal thing. I like the center knurl because it helps me ensure I am properly centered under the weight. At my age, little things like being out of balance under a...
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Posted By rensho3

Very Cool.

Very Cool.
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In almost 30 years on the track, I have never...

In almost 30 years on the track, I have never seen that one! Gotta give an ingenuity award to that person!
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LOL-I can't figure out how to multiquote, so this...

LOL-I can't figure out how to multiquote, so this for Baby Puke too.
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Re Adamo saddle; I have ridden one for about...

Re Adamo saddle; I have ridden one for about three years on the track. It did take a while (I mean a couple of months) to fully acclimate to it, but I am sold on it. I was having some serious...
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While I am sure people will start throwing things...

While I am sure people will start throwing things at me for this, one method I have used with Contis is to wet the base tape as stated above, and then using a Jeep tire jack to stretch the tire. It...
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Posted By rensho3

Beautiful and useful mod! Bravo!

Beautiful and useful mod! Bravo!
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Posted By rensho3

I look at them the same way I consider using...

I look at them the same way I consider using straps on clip-in pedals; they are there is you ever need them. When I was way younger, I pulled the wheel of my 3Rensho, which did not have chain...
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Posted By rensho3

You may be right. However, if they are doing...

You may be right. However, if they are doing electronic timing, you can run a starting gate faster than hand holding. I often work on a gate team at VSC, and a well oiled team can bang out the...
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Posted By rensho3

Thanks!

Thanks!
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Posted By rensho3

It has been a long time since I was at TTown. ...

It has been a long time since I was at TTown. Does anyone know if they have automated start gates, or will the TTs be hand held?
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Posted By rensho3

I use the BMX style slip on grips. Easy to...

I use the BMX style slip on grips. Easy to apply, fills the hole in the bar ends, and works even if I forget my gloves (although that has never happened, Murphy's law rules, and so I figured making...
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Posted By rensho3

Since I originated this thought, note that I said...

Since I originated this thought, note that I said "donate" the chair, not "leave" the chair. Those who think before they type probably recognize that implies actually speaking to someone at the...
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I just started using a CycleOps Magna with my...

I just started using a CycleOps Magna with my track bike. I do a lot of interval training on it when I can't get to VSC and it works well. The only problem I have had is that when you rest in...
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Posted By rensho3

I solved the roller dilemma by getting one of the...

I solved the roller dilemma by getting one of the Feedback Track set ups. You can carry it on the airplane and it fits in the overhead bin. Wheels are always a problem. When my wife was also...
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Posted By rensho3

It could be worse. I do my 500 on Wednesday, and...

It could be worse. I do my 500 on Wednesday, and then have to wait until Sunday to do the Team Sprint. I don't do the sprint tournament any more after my crash in Rock Hill in 2015. That's racing.
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Posted By rensho3

Sorry to hear about your crash. Heal quickly!

Sorry to hear about your crash. Heal quickly!
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Posted By rensho3

I don't know. But since when has the UCI needed...

I don't know. But since when has the UCI needed a reason? :lol:
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While we had a roller for a while on the 750...

While we had a roller for a while on the 750 Honda, it was taken off for some reason, but we kept motor pacing with it. I never missed the roller. The Honda had a four into one collector for its...
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Posted By rensho3

I hear Travis is pushing back, and trying to keep...

I hear Travis is pushing back, and trying to keep the schedule the same as last year, but the decision is still pending.
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Posted By rensho3

When I started riding track at the old Olympic...

When I started riding track at the old Olympic Velodrome in Carson, we motorpaced behind a Honda 750. Nothing like a big bike to make a great draft!
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Posted By rensho3

At a racing age of 68, I thought my days of...

At a racing age of 68, I thought my days of training for a kilo were long over, as I only had to last for 500 meters, although training to do one of those well at a world level is hard enough. In...
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I am so happy for LAN. I wish I was there to see...

I am so happy for LAN. I wish I was there to see it, but I broke my wrist three weeks ago and didn't go to the track because not being able to compete would have bummed me out. I train with her;...
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I ride Vittorias at Carson and like them very...

I ride Vittorias at Carson and like them very much. My other wheels have Tempos on them for when I ride at Encino or San Diego. Of course, IMHO, you can also ride clinchers on those tracks because...
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Posted By rensho3

I use Vittoria speeds. I you want something you...

I use Vittoria speeds. I you want something you can also use at Encino or San Diego, go with Tempos.
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