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Posted By Clythio

Selcof Velodromo sold by Planet-X - I have 2 of...

Selcof Velodromo sold by Planet-X - I have 2 of it and they're very good, solid, small drop, etc.
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Posted By Clythio

Officially cancelled

https://www.uci.org/inside-uci/press-releases/cancellation-of-2021-uci-masters-track-cycling-world-championships?fbclid=IwAR2x9waqazU_4XijZBK00vqp4qXY1ghWzfsbXm4JezsMC4T7LDUVSL3u7Ys
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Posted By Clythio

Pure peak power doesn't matter, but 5, 10, 20 sec...

Pure peak power doesn't matter, but 5, 10, 20 sec power much more.
Yes, it's trainable and considering you're a newbie on track/sprint thing, and brought pure strength up as described, your peak,...
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Posted By Clythio

For track TT races you could still go with...

For track TT races you could still go with Large/56, but for sprint/high speed races, XL/58 - to get arms in horizontal position - and better directional stability considering modern steep bank small...
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Posted By Clythio

is it a road InfoCrank adapted to track?

is it a road InfoCrank adapted to track?
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Posted By Clythio

Gloves, full fingers gloves, everytime. And long...

Gloves, full fingers gloves, everytime. And long sleeves, integral or "summer arm warmers".
But with 165 and Look, why did it touch?
Which frame are you using? Real track geometry with high center?...
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Posted By Clythio

Schedule. ...

Schedule.
https://mastersworldsla.com/uploads/pdfs/2021_Masters_Schedule_Prelim_05122021.pdf
Entries ending first week of August, in less than 3 months.. don't know if conditions will allow me -...
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Posted By Clythio

I've heard the same, about November, but now it...

I've heard the same, about November, but now it seems to be confirmed at October 2-9.
Booked hotel - can be canceled - but not plane tickets.
And..... there will be a Keirin "Demo" race for top...
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Posted By Clythio

I've heard that kind of justification before. ...

I've heard that kind of justification before.
But having raced Master Worlds 2017/18/19, and having raced Sprint and Scratch in all of them, including making the semis and final on Scratch, and...
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Posted By Clythio

Master Worlds 2021 LA

Confirmed.
https://mastersworldsla.com/

My point is with "The Championship will consist of three sprint events (match sprints, 500-750-1000m time trial, team sprint) and four endurance events...
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Posted By Clythio

They don't need necessarily to make different...

They don't need necessarily to make different geometries - for the "sprint version", one can add some extra layers of carbon/resin on the right places, in order to improve stiffness. +200g wouldn't...
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Posted By Clythio

1,83m heavy chassis 90kg, tried 56 frames when...

1,83m heavy chassis 90kg, tried 56 frames when got back to track cycling in 2017 (even tried 54 frames, on the old trend of short, fast-reaction bikes), but for sprint activities, with currently the...
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Posted By Clythio

Sorry for digging an old subject, but a friend of...

Sorry for digging an old subject, but a friend of mine just bought an used 1st gen DF4 from a local team, with the described problem.
It opens in both direction, as the same time it was smashed and...
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Posted By Clythio

Adding some info here. 1) I have a KKRM with...

Adding some info here.

1) I have a KKRM with the heavy flywheel, with a "permanently attached" old alu Fuji Track frame on it, TT handlebar/setup, for standing starts only (sometimes I take the...
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Posted By Clythio

Strong guys... screwing on the ground or walls,...

Strong guys... screwing on the ground or walls, putting concrete bags.. :-)
Thanks for the suggestion about Lemond Rev - will check here but it's very hard to find the brand here in Brazil. I think...
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Posted By Clythio

Smart Trainer solid, suitable, for sprinters?

Hello - I'm used to spend a big part of my training, indoor, even when I was only on the road racing (up to 2016).
I have a nice roller (last gen InsideRide eMotion) which I use for recovery,...
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Posted By Clythio

Fuji Track Elite

Perfect and affordable. Sprinter thing
If painted "LOOK" instead of "Fuji" would cost $4000...
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Posted By Clythio

Leg speed can be trained in parallel, and later, but it's really needed

Invest you time on this video called "Science of Speed", from Jim Martin, and pay attention to the activation and relaxation time thing, related to efficient cadence, etc.
You will get that it's...
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Posted By Clythio

11T 128in ?

11T 128in ?
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Posted By Clythio

I would call this list "inaccurate", to be...

I would call this list "inaccurate", to be polite.
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Posted By Clythio

Interesting track news portal - lots of links

https://www.newsnow.co.uk/h/Sport/Cycling/Track+Cycling
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Posted By Clythio

Some road sprinters are also very strong, and...

Some road sprinters are also very strong, and sprint out of tight turns with full power, and road chains came from 8sp to 9sp to 10sp to 11sp to... 12... and so on, getting more and more thin on the...
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Posted By Clythio

Possible answers: 1) Not ready or 100% adapted...

Possible answers:
1) Not ready or 100% adapted yet - we're selecting sprinters with shorter legs in order to stand on it when sprinting.
2) We preferred to lose some World titles in order to keep...
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Posted By Clythio

Nice videos

at UCI Facebook page - highlights etc.
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Posted By Clythio

GB Hope/Lotus "spider" bike

I believe it will be a fail. :)
Liked new Kogas and Argon, a lot!
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Posted By Clythio

The TT machine seat!! :-O 10cm max degree, on...

The TT machine seat!! :-O
10cm max degree, on this bars?
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Posted By Clythio

Hahaha, sounds like I didnt went anywhere hard...

Hahaha, sounds like I didnt went anywhere hard enough! I was gasping for air, legs were burning, but I managed to walk fine :D

check the final part ;-)
https://fbwat.ch/1rs4Hj1IGtp6SjeI
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Posted By Clythio

Which powermeter do you have at your road bike? ...

Which powermeter do you have at your road bike?
I'm 183cm, 90kg, 22% body fat
FTP was never above 250w
10 sec best around 1300w, usually 1200w.
5 sec best around 1400w, usually 1300w.
Max maybe...
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Posted By Clythio

UpUpUp has a good advice for 250m tracks - but...

UpUpUp has a good advice for 250m tracks - but its principles can be applied to any place - accumulate potential energy without saturating muscles, making the climb progressive, accelerate to an...
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Posted By Clythio

I'm on Sidi Kaos - two points tight Boa lace for...

I'm on Sidi Kaos - two points tight Boa lace for the front part (I hate feeling it loose) and the good and old buckled serrated large strap.
They use a "pierced" material that stretched and laced...
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Posted By Clythio

Piece of ****, this solution adopted by Fuji -...

Piece of ****, this solution adopted by Fuji - it's Ritchey, I believe - even with 20+Nm doesn't stay in place in Velodrome banked turns if you go to the front end of seat with your weight, and...
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Posted By Clythio

We didn't need this return.. one more thing to...

We didn't need this return.. one more thing to deal with, and in this case (over the strap) even dangerous.
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Posted By Clythio

New equipments

https://www.velobike.co.nz/blog//new-tech

shoe covers??!! 🤔
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Posted By Clythio

Who's racing Keirin with Cervelo?

Jason Kenny? World Cup.

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/960x640/keirin_d91688409157745c7e7da73f45e8a8ba9b60bb3d.jpg
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Posted By Clythio

Chinese copy ruined the market? Many of them...

Chinese copy ruined the market?
Many of them being used by track racers here in Brazil. Very cheap, maybe 1/4 of original price.
And... 75% of the weight.. I just wonder where is this material...
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Posted By Clythio

PInarello.

https://www.cyclingnews.com/news/pinarello-launches-new-maat-track-bike-ahead-of-tokyo-olympics/
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Posted By Clythio

Not so expensive as Look, very stiff, sprint...

Not so expensive as Look, very stiff, sprint geometry, etc. I have two of it, felt much better than Scatto when standing accelerations due longer straight drop extensions, parallel drops (Scatto's...
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Posted By Clythio

Exactly. Powermeters all the time. My roller,...

Exactly. Powermeters all the time. My roller, same conditions, try to use same pressure etc.
But of course you can build a real world, outdoors, speed x power curve and work over it.
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Posted By Clythio

Once given a known Power x Speed curve, it’s easy...

Once given a known Power x Speed curve, it’s easy to build on a simple Excel table/curve.

I use it to choose gears when targeting a rpm-watt spot on roller intervals, but I have the Power x Speed...
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Posted By Clythio

Giro Attack with side pieces... nice idea for a...

Giro Attack with side pieces... nice idea for a 3d printer.
I use Attack it fits well my head and allow good sight view even on a very low position
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Posted By Clythio

Power Analysis Software?

I use WKO3 in order to check my track files.
It allows you to look “into” the file, selecting data by data interval and checking short efforts in detail, in order to analyse, compare, etc
But they...
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Posted By Clythio

Reliable, steady, easy to setup, change batteries...

Reliable, steady, easy to setup, change batteries and calibrate, rigid, long lasting batteries, etc. - compatible with a lot of computer heads (I use Cycleops Joules because I have Powertaps).
Will...
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Posted By Clythio

58 Frame, Selcof Velodromo handlebars, Verve InfoCrank meter. After training.

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https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Posted By Clythio

"Time in which power is maximum"... they use 3,7...

"Time in which power is maximum"... they use 3,7 as default - reality for me is 8 to 9 sec - play with that and check how it changes result.
I use "Time period" 38, if result is slightly lower like...
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Posted By Clythio

1 - AC model works well if peakpower time is...

1 - AC model works well if peakpower time is corrected, they use sec 4 I think, and reality is maybe 7 or 8 after the time start. Model is maybe 0,5sec faster because its model is for pros...
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Posted By Clythio

Tire glue life

Considering you don't use that special pair of "race wheels" too much, how long can be the glue service - traditional stuff like Conti Carbon or Mastik-1 - be considered reliable?
What would be a...
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Posted By Clythio

Check videos of Women 500tt races at Track Cups...

Check videos of Women 500tt races at Track Cups and Championships. It’s 50/50, and sometimes handlebars win, but on a “ferocious” performance. When aerobars wins, it’s smooth, more continuous.

As...
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Posted By Clythio

CONGRATS for the personal best. 250m track? Any...

CONGRATS for the personal best.
250m track? Any "different from regular" setup, like big gears, etc.? Are you at top point of training session this year?
I have powermeter data from 2006 to now...
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Views: 3,216
Posted By Clythio

Two skate wheels and easy to get bent alu pieces...

Two skate wheels and easy to get bent alu pieces would make nice safety limiters on front drumm..
Little DIY and your $50 will do the job for long time.
3” is nice to get proper resistance range,...
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