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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 Baby Puke

Use the screws. Your track ends and axle nuts...

Use the screws. Your track ends and axle nuts will last longer.
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Posted By Baby Puke

Speedometer, stopwatch, paper notebook. I like to...

Speedometer, stopwatch, paper notebook. I like to keep it old-school.

Edit: Oh, and Carleton's track calculator app. Highly recommended.
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Posted By Baby Puke

Agreed. Basically meaningless to hold them now.

Agreed. Basically meaningless to hold them now.
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Posted By Baby Puke

Meanwhile, the World Masters Games is supposedly...

Meanwhile, the World Masters Games is supposedly happening in Japan this month? With conditions on the ground here it looks to be more like a much reduced national masters field. I don't even think...
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Posted By Surfer77

Ok! That is why my very first start, with my...

Ok!
That is why my very first start, with my *Left* pedal at 10 o’clock was a better start.
I will work on that way of starting.
Thanks so much!
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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 79pmooney

I'm not a velodrome guy. My fix gears all see...

I'm not a velodrome guy. My fix gears all see only roads and dirt. I love those Izumi Eco chains. Simply very good chains that work. They do not run quietly over Eurasian cogs but I've come to...
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Posted By DMC707

yes - there are no amount of encouraging words...

yes - there are no amount of encouraging words out there that make an hour on a rower just “fly by”.

i rely heavily on Netflix. Im recovering from a november total knee replacement and the...
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Posted By m@tty

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My Custom Dolan The frame is about 15 years old now...
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Posted By Baby Puke

This can be really tough. My son was born just a...

This can be really tough. My son was born just a couple of years after I got into track, so I was also loathe to take time off and tried to keep training hard. I never really stopped, but eventually...
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Posted By brawlo

Be careful to get decent recovery as that is...

Be careful to get decent recovery as that is where the true gains come from. Do one hard day and one recovery day, rinse and repeat, but make sure that recovery is beneficial and not just junk. IMO...
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Posted By Baby Puke

Bummer. I'm sorry to hear this, Carleton.

Bummer. I'm sorry to hear this, Carleton.
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Posted By 700wheel

In Bradley Wiggins' book "My Hour" it states the...

In Bradley Wiggins' book "My Hour" it states the following:
"Chain - standard Dura-Ace chain treated specifically for the attempt to reduce friction. The cost of development was 6,000 pounds UK,...
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Posted By m@tty

I waxed chain should save you 3-5 Watts over a...

I waxed chain should save you 3-5 Watts over a lubed chain in power transfer to the back wheel.
Possibly 1-2 seconds over 4K
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Posted By Papa Ado

KMC here. Our City Hunter chain was redesigned...

KMC here. Our City Hunter chain was redesigned with a bushing to make it more durable. Thus it's a perfect beefy chain for shared-bikes, but also a bomb-proof chain for any other single speeds:...
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Posted By 1incpa

My Kreitlers sounded similar. I changed the...

My Kreitlers sounded similar. I changed the bearings in the drums and all is well again. It cost about $30 and took about an hour.
How old are your rollers?
PI
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Posted By gycho77

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Posted By ncyue

thanks again Carleton! I will have to try again...

thanks again Carleton! I will have to try again but I have learned a lot about what to look for this time!
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Posted By Morelock

3D printed parts

I've been making bits and pieces for folks here and there over the last couple of years, but never really thought of just offering the stl files.

Mainly aerobar related stuff (grippers of all...
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Posted By Dalai

I was able to cut and fit the last rubber floor...

I was able to cut and fit the last rubber floor tile Sunday morning and could then finally bolt the rack together and set up the space. Very happy with the end result!

IronMaster IM1500 included...
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Posted By sixty2strat

Yes definitely agree about the coach.. Just...

Yes definitely agree about the coach.. Just looking back on lifting days, there is a pretty steep learning curve and not have a coach really extends that process..... now to find a coach :)
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Posted By Dalai

Taking longer than I'd like but am getting closer...

Taking longer than I'd like but am getting closer to being ready and start lifting.

I've now installed the in wall air conditioner - I did insulate the studio when I lined the walls with ply but...
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Posted By Morelock

Yes...but there is still an ALCOA... so kinda a...

Yes...but there is still an ALCOA... so kinda a split, but also kinda not. I wasn't sure about the details and after consulting Wikipedia I'm even less sure lol.
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Posted By m_sasso

I have had this for a few years just never took...

I have had this for a few years just never took the time to take pictures, good solid bike, front fork is size tight, but they have fixed this on the newer versions of this...
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Posted By sarals

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Hi, ya'll. Back in March, last time I raced it. It spends it's time on rollers...
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Posted By carpediemracing

Weight 135-140 lbs

Weight. It weighs 140 lbs for shipping purposes, 135 lbs I think is the actual weight.

I moved mine myself. I didn't realize how heavy it was, but it's possible to do it solo, it's just not...
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Posted By carpediemracing

I cut the head tube down on my CycleOps 300. It...

I cut the head tube down on my CycleOps 300. It was pretty straightforward. I thought I posted it somewhere in this forum but I don't remember.

The "before" picture - this was me thinking in...
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Posted By Baby Puke

NJS cranks still work. Just sayin.

NJS cranks still work. Just sayin.
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Posted By Super D

My DF with training wheels on and first day with...

My DF with training wheels on and first day with the Nitto long reach bar. I need a longer frame, again, lol! 😆
...
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Posted By Morelock

Agreed. Current trends show the US doesn't really...

Agreed. Current trends show the US doesn't really have a grasp on controlling this yet, and very tough to divine what will happen months in the future.

Unfortunate, but the right call imo.
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Posted By queerpunk

...and rightly so.

...and rightly so.
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Posted By taras0000

You should look into getting a job as a writer...

You should look into getting a job as a writer for the Simpsons.
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Posted By taras0000

The Shamal was just a rebranded Gippieme 416. ...

The Shamal was just a rebranded Gippieme 416. Gippieme was Campagnolo's aluminum rim supplier for ages.



I totally agree with this. For outdoor tracks, there may be some data to support going...
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Posted By AmahlAmahlAmahl

I've focused on strength and power training via...

I've focused on strength and power training via Olympic Weightlifting. I was fortunate enough to buy gym equipment before everyone decided to build a home gym....
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Posted By R3drider

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Finally got my christmas gift outside for the first time a few weeks ago, super...
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Posted By queerpunk

I've been doing emergency response work 55 hours...

I've been doing emergency response work 55 hours a week with no days off in over two months, so, i'm not doing anything to stay fit frankly. i'm down almost 10 lbs for some reason.
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Posted By Baby Puke

Well, I'm opening your app every time I train on...

Well, I'm opening your app every time I train on the bike, whether at home or outside. Great applications, and I only use "dumb" trainers. Thank you Carleton!
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Posted By zizou

I missed this at the time but at the UCI mountain...

I missed this at the time but at the UCI mountain bike eliminator world champs last year Büchli and Hoogland took part with the latter finishing 8th! Impressive technical skills, although i suppose...
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Posted By pierrej

Apart from it's limitations in rear disc...

Apart from it's limitations in rear disc compatibility it's a very good frame, maybe not as stiff as the dolan but miles better than the BMC (which only people sponsored by by BMC ever really used)
...
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Posted By Minion1

I replaced the narrow chain on a park tool SR 2.2...

I replaced the narrow chain on a park tool SR 2.2 with a bit of 1*1/8th chain, works really well. Really long handle and the offset seems to help a lot, helps I picked it up cheap used.
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Posted By Huskey

Australia's PM has made a statement that the AUS...

Australia's PM has made a statement that the AUS athletes won't be allowed to travel to the Olympics should they still go ahead
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Posted By Poppit

It’s a bit all academic, the Olympics will be...

It’s a bit all academic, the Olympics will be postponed to next year.
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Posted By Baby Puke

I just looked at the Velodrome Shop list. Is this...

I just looked at the Velodrome Shop list. Is this where that is coming from? It seems to be a fantasy list made up from parts they stock for sale.
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Posted By Baby Puke

Also of note- road chains are designed to have...

Also of note- road chains are designed to have some lateral flex so they can derail and go to a different gear. That's not a great feature in a track chain.
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Posted By Baby Puke

In more strap nerd news, the Dutch men Sprinters...

In more strap nerd news, the Dutch men Sprinters are still using the old NJS straps. So there.
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Posted By pierrej

Porter has been using straps for a couple months...

Porter has been using straps for a couple months now as man 1 for the team pursuit.
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Posted By queerpunk

you might want to doublecheck what you wrote, and...

you might want to doublecheck what you wrote, and what i wrote.
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Posted By KrispyK

Was browsing zero friction cycling. He does lube...

Was browsing zero friction cycling. He does lube testing and chain wear testing. He is doing some chain strength testing and tested some Izumi chains. Surprisingly they were not any stronger than...
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Posted By queerpunk

It's against the rules: look for the rule that...

It's against the rules: look for the rule that covers "collusion." It's written so broadly that one could argue that working in a breakaway with somebody else is against the rules.

Teamwork is...
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