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07-12-20, 03:20 PM
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Posted By Doge

I just did this. These are not crits, rather the...

I just did this. These are not crits, rather the World Championships. I used them as they were the easiest to get data for. Speeds have not changed much at all in 6 hour races. I'm still looking for...
07-12-20, 09:56 AM
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Posted By Doge

There have been significant improvements in most...

There have been significant improvements in most athletic speeds, running, rowing etc. since the mid-70s. And racing styles have changed. Men and Women's fields often race entirely differently, so...
07-11-20, 10:32 PM
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Posted By Doge

The 70's tubular silks were about as good as what...

The 70's tubular silks were about as good as what we have now. Clement Criterium Seta. 250g, $45 won the TDF on Bernard Thévenet's bike 1975. Those were used in USA crits by a lot of riders as the...
07-11-20, 06:34 PM
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Posted By Doge

The winning riders did 24.5mph (taking it as...

The winning riders did 24.5mph (taking it as fact) on pretty much dead flat (10' per lap) course in 1974. Today we'd see ~30. Some flat as fast as 32mph, and hilly can be 28 for U23 and juniors (USA...
12-28-19, 10:45 PM
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Posted By Doge

I feel that same way with a lot of audio...

I feel that same way with a lot of audio equipment. $300->$3,000 - no difference. Then you play with it a bit, talk to others and tune it in and there are differences. Wine too...

But to bikes,...
07-02-19, 03:15 PM
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Posted By Doge

Some here may recall a big fail on UCI weight and...

Some here may recall a big fail on UCI weight and National DQ.

This is for fun / hill climbs as light bikes are significantly faster up long 50-60 min climbs solo.
For racing - junior is bringing...
07-02-19, 03:13 PM
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Posted By Doge

I am a Weight Weenie member and often get...

I am a Weight Weenie member and often get criticized - esp on wheels because I provide weight ready-to-ride. I agree with you it is the whole thing - including the kit.

Stuff that is optional - a...
07-02-19, 10:47 AM
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Posted By Doge

I'm rebuilding juniors climbing bike this...

I'm rebuilding juniors climbing bike this weekend. Do I measure weight with or without cages and pedals?
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