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lots of vintage groups on facebook, probably the...

lots of vintage groups on facebook, probably the best bet to move one.
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yeah, the closer to the rivet you are, the more...

yeah, the closer to the rivet you are, the more it's going to suck up a lot of what space you've got.
Ideally yeah, going up you'd also want to go out. It goes back to the hole plugging though.
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It looks ok, and with the context of your post,...

It looks ok, and with the context of your post, you're closing in on hitting hard limits.

Realistically, you could use some more reach, especially if sprints/off the front riding were priorities. ...
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Position wise, definitely lower isn't always...

Position wise, definitely lower isn't always better. Especially if it costs power. That said, you mentioned shorter cranks... which can allow for more saddle/bar drop without sacrificing hip angle....
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Posted By Morelock

Some thoughts Base bar looks like a 3T Aura,...

Some thoughts

Base bar looks like a 3T Aura, is a place to get a (little) improvement, it's fairly "fat" and wide.

Izumi Super Toughness KAI (important the KAI) is the fastest 1/8 chain...
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Posted By Morelock

another "stabber" design :D They do look...

another "stabber" design :D

They do look good
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Supply chain is still a problem with Vittoria,...

Supply chain is still a problem with Vittoria, been running Records. Veloflex has most everything in stock if you order from them directly.
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For a tire in that scenario (indoor, presumably...

For a tire in that scenario (indoor, presumably pretty nice track surface but a fragile tire) your eyes will likely be the best determiner. Every few sessions give it a good inspection, looking for...
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best bet for something cheap is to look for...

best bet for something cheap is to look for women's or kids drop bars, 36 is (relatively) common
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Posted By Morelock

Thanks, so if your race is Thursday you need to...

Thanks, so if your race is Thursday you need to be in person Wednesday before ~12 (or whenever it closes)

*never mind I'm stupid, I see now :D
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Posted By Morelock

should be fine overall, may want to be a little...

should be fine overall, may want to be a little extra careful when mounting to get them centered is all
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Posted By Morelock

random question I guess... any problem...

random question I guess... any problem logistically showing up later in the week so long as you registered online? In regards to packet pick up?
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Posted By Morelock

Geezer nats info :D schedule...

Geezer nats info :D
schedule...
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Handlebar width is VERY individual. It isn't...

Handlebar width is VERY individual. It isn't narrow=more aero in a linear scale.
I've got bars from 38 down to 27, and once I'm below 36 the amount of reach necessary to keep the elbows from...
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Posted By Morelock

ahh sorry to hear about the time off the track :(...

ahh sorry to hear about the time off the track :(

I think it's going to be my next ride, I really like the build and geometry. Wish they were a little less spotty with communication, but can't...
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Posted By Morelock

Now that it's been a little while, updated...

Now that it's been a little while, updated thoughts on the WX-R?
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a (good) glue job is best. Lower rolling...

a (good) glue job is best. Lower rolling resistance and when you cut off the top of a 40+° bank sharply you really want to be sure that thing has a solid connection to your rim.
Tape is better than...
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Posted By Morelock

agree the Dolan and the Fuji are good options. ...

agree the Dolan and the Fuji are good options.

I really like the looks of the Worx WX-R also
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Posted By Morelock

What do you lease to that's interested in a 250m...

What do you lease to that's interested in a 250m 42.5° banked bowl?
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Posted By Morelock

Cane creek sells dummy hoods. Some dude is...

Cane creek sells dummy hoods.

Some dude is trying to hawk the sketchiest 3d printed ones ever on FB marketplace lately... with a staggering misunderstanding of basic safety.
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Posted By Morelock

holy crap that stem is almost $400:eek: I...

holy crap that stem is almost $400:eek:

I know it only has to turn left, but man, handling must be a dream on a 150+mm stem :D
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Posted By Morelock

drewfio not that I'm aware of. If I had one (or a...

drewfio not that I'm aware of. If I had one (or a blueprint) I might be able to make one in Fusion.
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I've talked to a few people the last couple of...

I've talked to a few people the last couple of days and the answer I keep getting is "nothing but speculation - track isn't going anywhere"

take what you will from that
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Posted By Morelock

*right, I didn't mean Ivan wasn't involved...

*right, I didn't mean Ivan wasn't involved although that's how it came across I suppose.
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Posted By Morelock

I've been hearing rumors (*just rumors) the last...

I've been hearing rumors (*just rumors) the last couple of months about Giordana's future, and none of them sounded positive.

Even pre-covid a big night racing was maybe 50 people... and that on...
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Posted By Morelock

I'm replying to you, but this is just a general...

I'm replying to you, but this is just a general fyi/info for those who find this thread

there are a few of these filaments that have been floating around... they ARE NOT strong enough for...
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Posted By Morelock

I am holding off on distributing the aerobar file...

I am holding off on distributing the aerobar file for a bit... I have had numerous people ask for it that really did not understand the limitations of most commercial 3d printers who were intending...
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Does anybody have any info on the German's tires?...

Does anybody have any info on the German's tires? I can't find anything specific and all the pictures are too vague, but keep hearing the TP squad in Tokyo were on Clinchers, which seems wild...
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Ah :/ They did seem like nice bikes, but the...

Ah :/ They did seem like nice bikes, but the price point (even for nice semi-custom) likely hurt. It didn't help that Colby rode his hour attempt on a T4 either I guess...
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That's really nice. Price is competitive with the...

That's really nice. Price is competitive with the other high end aluminum options (Kissena and Allez sprint) and it looks really well designed and thought out. The two reach options is really nice...
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Posted By Morelock

That's a really nice looking bike on paper, glad...

That's a really nice looking bike on paper, glad to see pictures of it in the wild, it looks great!
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Posted By Morelock

I've broken a lot of stuff, but sadly never...

I've broken a lot of stuff, but sadly never anything that warrants bragging rights :D
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^The design of 3 spokes (in regards to stiffness)...

^The design of 3 spokes (in regards to stiffness) is the issue. It's why mavic developed the iO as 5 spoke vs. their 3G wheel for sprinters.

I agree with your assessment for the most part though...
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Posted By Morelock

there are a lot of 3spokes out there of varying...

there are a lot of 3spokes out there of varying quality.

The most common is the dupont/specialized design (HED3) which are good wheels but built on the old "narrow is aero" philosophy where tire...
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Posted By Morelock

really on track, going to wax will make life so...

really on track, going to wax will make life so much easier and cleaner. Especially because compared to other cycling you're going to be touching your drivetrain much more often... just a nice side...
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Posted By Morelock

I've been told bigger is better

I've been told bigger is better
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Posted By Morelock

I'm with you... if I don't have a free stand...

I'm with you... if I don't have a free stand available I do almost everything with a bike upside down. :D
Most of my saddles are trash anyways haha
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Posted By Morelock

Velominati.com - the rules Rule 49: Keep...

Velominati.com - the rules

Rule 49:
Keep the rubber side down.It is completely unacceptable to intentionally turn one’s steed upside down for any reason under any circumstances. Besides the risk...
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Posted By Morelock

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/240x320/lambie_4e6d66aba57bf0ac59dff16e95a892e21914c6cc.png
Pretty flippin impressive
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Posted By Morelock

Here is the LINK to the record attempts taking...

Here is the LINK to the record attempts taking place today (Lambie's 3:59 attempt, multiple others)
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Posted By Morelock

Anyone seen the new Dolan Styx (or one of it's...

Anyone seen the new Dolan Styx (or one of it's many open mould names) in person yet?
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Posted By Morelock

yeah, that time the Germans set was so fast it...

yeah, that time the Germans set was so fast it put a lot of pressure on everyone (especially if on paper the US and GB would be faster - and they went last) to try to make sure they qualified....
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Posted By Morelock

Smart... Aerocoach used to sell little strips...

Smart...
Aerocoach used to sell little strips you strategically placed on your lower leg before they made socks/overshoes (they wouldn't actually sell them to me in the US though - I think they've...
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The Aussies had a rough day today in the TP......

The Aussies had a rough day today in the TP... Women exploded (but after Germany putting up that time, you had to go out hard, especially starting in the position they did) and the men having that...
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Posted By Morelock

There was someone on the track sprinting facebook...

There was someone on the track sprinting facebook page ~ year ago that made a pretty slick setup that hooked to their hitch on vehicle

*found it - search for a post by Brent Atkins in the...
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https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/473x381/hope_deb1b49850de59721df522b9455750ea271d22d5.png

Those S shaped 3D printed risers are something new
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Posted By Morelock

2019 about 10 seconds into the start of the...

2019 about 10 seconds into the start of the scratch race the guy in front of us clipped his pedal and took a few of us out. My shoulder still occasionally comes out of socket... that wasn't a great...
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Posted By Morelock

the new iO (Rio) was designed with wider tires in...

the new iO (Rio) was designed with wider tires in mind.
The Revolver is a good choice / alternative to the GT3 as well
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Posted By Morelock

Lovely bike!

Lovely bike!
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Posted By Morelock

this is the most overthought thread on something...

this is the most overthought thread on something simple in a long time :D I love it

Just buy a couple of metric bolts the right size from your local lowes/home depot (in the drawers in the...
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