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Posted By m@tty

As a Paramedic I have pretty much been in the eye...

As a Paramedic I have pretty much been in the eye of the storm for 18 months now and COVID free and now vaccinated. If people had followed the simple advice of wear a mask, wash your hands and keep...
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Posted By Baby Puke

Japanese works stand. These are so, so useful for...

Japanese works stand. These are so, so useful for gear changes and I don't understand why they have never caught on outside of Japan....
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Posted By brian44

Here is my rig for next season. Basically my...

Here is my rig for next season. Basically my background is paradoxical as I was a crit specialist/climber; back in my road racing days I was a nice 155 lbs (6ft tall). I am now a more plump 175 lbs...
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Posted By brawlo

Well he beat thyroid cancer and then after coming...

Well he beat thyroid cancer and then after coming back from that, he had a massive calf tear at the start of last year. I think he did well to be even at the Olympics let alone making it to the...
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Posted By brawlo

I think chasing peak power has gone by the...

I think chasing peak power has gone by the wayside. Back in the days of riding 90” gears and trackstands it was likely relevant. Nowadays that doesn’t really happen much if at all outside of the...
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Posted By KrispyK

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Drop bar setup. 170mm stem...
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Posted By KrispyK

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62cm Velo Flyer kilo setup
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Posted By ruudlaff

If you get them, watch Lavreysen's windup...he's...

If you get them, watch Lavreysen's windup...he's out of the saddle a full lap before most folk are. Gotta get that dinner plate rollin
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Posted By SynergyPro

Registration was too late and did not get into...

Registration was too late and did not get into the track center....

but got some info on the Argon 18 for Australia:
the narrow fork was never meant to be ridden by the sprinters, but they tested...
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Posted By CliffordK

I'd expect to see a couple of teams on 2-spoke...

I'd expect to see a couple of teams on 2-spoke wheels.

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Posted By SynergyPro

Just registered, but been reading the message...

Just registered, but been reading the message board for a while... wanted to chime in on a few things.

pretty sure the Dolan is a open mould frame, itís sold under the ican brand name and comes...
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Posted By m_sasso

How to convert your Dura-Ace track bottom bracket...

How to convert your Dura-Ace track bottom bracket to ceramic.

DIY Ceramic Dura-Ace Track Bottom Bracket...
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Posted By carpediemracing

I sent my old SRM in for service (original SRM...

I sent my old SRM in for service (original SRM with the removable crankarms, PC5). They offered me an Origin + refurb PC7 for $1050+shipping. It's $200 for a refurb PC7 so do the math.

I sent my...
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Posted By Baby Puke

If this is LOOK's answer it seems they've never...

If this is LOOK's answer it seems they've never seen their own sponsored national team riders racing. Bummer.
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Posted By carleton

"Get better shoes" is a BS answer. I...

"Get better shoes" is a BS answer.

I couldn't figure out how they worked until I read your comment. This is no different that the Kewin Track Pedal that was around about 10 years or more ago...and...
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Posted By topflightpro

Simmons Racing now has a clamp to attache straps...

Simmons Racing now has a clamp to attache straps to DA pedals: https://www.simmons-racing.com/product/simmons-sprint-racing-pedal-back-type-2
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Posted By topflightpro

First kilo I did, I barely made it to the finish...

First kilo I did, I barely made it to the finish line I was so spent. I collapsed on an open patch of grass and was only able to get one foot unclipped. I was like a fish out of water, gasping for...
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Posted By carleton

Some people treat the Kilo as a fitness test of...

Some people treat the Kilo as a fitness test of sorts. They do it maybe once or twice a year at a local event or whatnot. You'll never see your best possible time that way.

In general, the Kilo...
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Posted By KrispyK

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2019 Super Pista. 55cm
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Posted By Baby Puke

This is a pretty normal beginner time. I remember...

This is a pretty normal beginner time. I remember after doing my first kilo (also around 1:23, haha!) I realized I didn't go nearly hard enough. At this point, more than any specific advice, I'd...
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Posted By AmahlAmahlAmahl

Are you a sprinter or endurance rider? I'm...

Are you a sprinter or endurance rider?

I'm no expert but I believe you should be squating using a barbell right now. Leave the leg press machine alone if you have access to free weights.
...
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Posted By Morelock

I've spent more time thinking about DT friction...

I've spent more time thinking about DT friction than most should (especially considering how slow I am)
nonetheless, my thoughts
For track you have basically two trees to follow for efficient...
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Posted By brawlo

FOR ME my issues all broke down to my gluteus...

FOR ME my issues all broke down to my gluteus medius. The symptoms described were me 100%.

I have come across a sensational masseuse who is a fixer. She doesn't mess about. If you have an issue,...
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Posted By topflightpro

I first threw out my back when I was 19. I was...

I first threw out my back when I was 19. I was working in a warehouse unloading trucks, and we were way too macho to wear back braces. I've been dealing with issues from that for more than 20 years...
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Posted By ruudlaff

Interestingly, I have found that excess mass can...

Interestingly, I have found that excess mass can also feed into this. I was carrying too much muscle for my core/back/hamstrings to be able to handle at about 17 causing issues with my lower back....
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Posted By carleton

This super fast decay of speed explains why...

This super fast decay of speed explains why people can ride a PB flying 200 at Nationals, then 2-3 weeks later ride a terrible time.

The concept is called ďPeriodizationĒ.

Itís not the...
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Posted By carleton

Exactly. Coincidentally, thatís also thatís...

Exactly.

Coincidentally, thatís also thatís the order of how long gains in those areas lasts. Meaning: Strength lasts longer than Power which lasts longer than Speed which lasts longer than Speed...
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Posted By queerpunk

re BP's comment, one of the helpful things...

re BP's comment, one of the helpful things somebody taught me is that strength is base training for power. so the progression goes: strength -> power (strength fast) -> speed (using power to go fast)...
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Posted By Baby Puke

If you're looking to improve maximal POWER, you...

If you're looking to improve maximal POWER, you may need to do some different things to lifting as much as you can on a leg press. You might want to try some explosive movements, like single leg...
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Posted By carleton

Yup. The sled is heavy. If you look carefully,...

Yup. The sled is heavy. If you look carefully, you might notice the weight of the sled on a sticker somewhere. I've seen that sticker about 1/2 the time on sleds over the years. If you can't find...
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Posted By taras0000

Typically, any lockring will do, but it depends...

Typically, any lockring will do, but it depends on which hub you have, not which cog you have, as it is the hub that accepts the lockring, not the cog. Most hubs use the ISO standard, but there are...
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Posted By Morelock

Yep, I generally scour ebay for old rough/damaged...

Yep, I generally scour ebay for old rough/damaged Bont's, then chop them up and lace them. So long as the sole is in (relatively) good shape you can fix/modify most uppers. I've got a pair of old...
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Posted By topflightpro

The Lake CX1s are good. I had to replace the...

The Lake CX1s are good. I had to replace the laces - I went with waxed hockey skate laces, which are much stronger. Probably the best bang for the buck option.
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Posted By Clythio

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

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Posted By 700wheel

2019 Junior and elite track national results...

2019 Junior and elite track national results here:
Event Schedule (http://tracktiming.live/eventpage.php?EventId=1921)
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Posted By ToddTheBod

Something else to consider for anyone looking to...

Something else to consider for anyone looking to gain weight, is that your training should also reflect this desire to gain weight. Eating at a caloric surplus, even if it's pretty clean, and not...
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Posted By ToddTheBod

You're going to want to work on starts, your...

You're going to want to work on starts, your Pmax, and also your anaerobic capacity.

Generally, anaerobic capacity adaptations are some of the "quickest" to gain, so they're added to the program...
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Posted By ToddTheBod

There's a lot of good stuff in here. Something to...

There's a lot of good stuff in here. Something to think about if you're serious about gaining weight and want to do so "cleanly" is that you might be significantly aided using an app or program to...
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Posted By Jctc

Just wondering what people's thoughts are as...

Just wondering what people's thoughts are as regard to training blocks in gym
Should you be following a strict program of hypertrophy strength and then power or should you (as advised in article...
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Posted By queerpunk

eight tracks is quite a feat in the USA. but in...

eight tracks is quite a feat in the USA. but in australia that's "within a 45 min drive."
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Posted By carleton

I think roadie fits are basically, ďNear 100% of...

I think roadie fits are basically, ďNear 100% of weight on the butt. Little to no weight on the hands.Ē This definitely allows for very long rides/races.

Track racing is closer to time trialing...
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Posted By taras0000

A stem with rise is a stiffer set up than running...

A stem with rise is a stiffer set up than running a level stem with a stack of spacers. More direct, less material, fewer interfaces that allow flex.
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Posted By Morelock

Your saddle is below what I normally suggest by a...

Your saddle is below what I normally suggest by a fair bit, and I normally suggest people run a low saddle. It looks like you could use a little more reach as well imo.
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Posted By queerpunk

I don't think you need to go lower, but I think...

I don't think you need to go lower, but I think you can go substantially longer. Pick up a 120mm stem. Don't worry about the angle - a 6 or a 10-degree will be fine. . Try it pointed both up and...
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Posted By taras0000

I disagree. Modern match sprinting is as xlose to...

I disagree. Modern match sprinting is as xlose to doing an F200 as it has ever been.

It's gone from using the fastest times to seed a cat and mouse game, to seeding rolling start drag races. The...
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Posted By southernfox

The 'after' from my bike fit yesterday. We pushed...

The 'after' from my bike fit yesterday. We pushed me 2cm back and 2cm down, and got me way more aero.
...
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Posted By taras0000

This is still a HUGE hold-over from the days when...

This is still a HUGE hold-over from the days when they used to say "buy a track bike that's one size smaller than your road bike". This advice, coupled with the seat advice you just mentioned makes...
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Posted By taras0000

As his foot goes over TDC, he will shove his hips...

As his foot goes over TDC, he will shove his hips backwards over the bottom bracket. Ryan Bayley referred to the move as "like a monkey humping a tennis ball.
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Posted By SyntaxMonstr

I have a friend who was routinely sub 11 on...

I have a friend who was routinely sub 11 on spokey Navigator clinchers and an alloy TC1. Logged a 10.4 PB before getting a 5 spoke/disc combo and Fuji Elite, at which point he clocked a 10.01....
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Posted By queerpunk

From a quick look, your fit looks good. You look...

From a quick look, your fit looks good. You look pretty comfortable, well-stretched and aero. Comfortable neck position, nice bend in the elbow with room for more.

When you rev up a little bit,...
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