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Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-13-16, 02:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,594
Posted By Hida Yanra
as I hear it from a guy in the madison final,...

as I hear it from a guy in the madison final, things got.... interesting.
anyone here on the board have 1st hand info? Mine's 2nd hand, and story-teller bias is a real thing.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 06-02-16, 07:38 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 76,554
Posted By Hida Yanra
I have that bag, and even being a queen-bag-lady...

I have that bag, and even being a queen-bag-lady at the track, I still managed to get it to work pretty well.
Rollers under the arm, everything else in/on the backpack, roll slowly through the side...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-16-16, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5,590
Views: 186,306
Posted By Hida Yanra
47 and rainy all weekend - so two hikes and...

47 and rainy all weekend -
so two hikes and rode up a local mtn pass that isn't opened to cars yet.
effencold and soaked by the constant wind/rain - road was sandy/wet from rain and meltoff of...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-12-16, 12:34 PM
Replies: 1,192
Views: 44,930
Posted By Hida Yanra
ha- no, sadly- I haven't been around much...

ha- no, sadly- I haven't been around much since... 2013 or so? This was my second bike ride of the year.... life choices being what they are.
'13 was my last year of racing, and I didn't even do...
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-12-16, 10:33 AM
Replies: 15,870
Views: 775,357
Posted By Hida Yanra
Good luck -

Good luck -
Forum: "The 33"-Road Bike Racing 05-12-16, 10:15 AM
Replies: 1,192
Views: 44,930
Posted By Hida Yanra
"Not Last" swallowed my pride, pinned on a...

"Not Last"

swallowed my pride, pinned on a number and did a mid-week TT.
7.5 mile uphill TT - non-aero class.

No real setup- did 1.5 miles easy-to-medium warmup getting to the start line - ...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-31-16, 03:35 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,597
Posted By Hida Yanra
except for Kreitler 2.25" hot dog rollers - those...

except for Kreitler 2.25" hot dog rollers - those things are a WORKOUT
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-18-16, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3,704
Views: 260,859
Posted By Hida Yanra
meh - NYC development projects. I've seen way too...

meh - NYC development projects. I've seen way too many of those "big idea" ventures flame out in that market to believe it until I see it built.

Even if it did make money (and bike related stuff...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-15-16, 08:12 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,178
Posted By Hida Yanra
I had one of theirs, it was nice - they look flat...

I had one of theirs, it was nice - they look flat out fierce.
I've also used TA Alize and Miche 130 bcd track rings - all worked well.
I know that Gephart makes them, a ton of the nice folks up...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-15-16, 03:44 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,178
Posted By Hida Yanra
HA! he finally made it! We'd talked about it a...

HA! he finally made it!
We'd talked about it a few years ago, and he said something like, "yeah, I have the math figured out to do it, but it is such a niche product that it's way down on my 'to-do'...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-15-16, 10:40 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,914
Posted By Hida Yanra
lots longer - LOTS. the field also had the...

lots longer - LOTS.
the field also had the women's 1/2/3s - mostly 1&2s, w/ two Wpro in there - so the chase was pretty hot and they had a ton of engines.
It was of the three most memorable races...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-15-16, 09:29 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,914
Posted By Hida Yanra
you aren't wrong - and that's also the only...

you aren't wrong -
and that's also the only track length I've managed to pull it off on, even being someone whose tactics tended to be lapping sorts of things (my home track was 400m, so many more...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-14-16, 03:04 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,178
Posted By Hida Yanra
I only used my Quarq for pursuits, and only some...

I only used my Quarq for pursuits, and only some of the time - but the data lined up pretty well with what was coming off my SRM, so, no issues for me.
That said - there certainly have been...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-13-16, 12:11 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,178
Posted By Hida Yanra
uhhh.... may have already happened? I never...

uhhh.... may have already happened?
I never looked at my head unit while training- I'm not nearly good enough to keep an eye on the screen while also holding the line I wanted around the track.......
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-13-16, 11:59 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,914
Posted By Hida Yanra
thanks gents - now that I'm well and truly...

thanks gents -

now that I'm well and truly out of the game, I'm quite a bit more open to talking about some of the inner workings of stuff like that.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-12-16, 03:27 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,914
Posted By Hida Yanra
great goals! a few notes that may or may not...

great goals!

a few notes that may or may not be helpful - it's worth what you are paying for it :)

1) depending on what your time goals are, training for IP and TP can actually be quite...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-12-16, 02:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,398
Posted By Hida Yanra
I rode 37 c-t-c bars on the track, always had...

I rode 37 c-t-c bars on the track, always had wrists rotated in- kept my super narrow/shrugged shoulders.
It's not a big deal once you acclimate to it.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 02-22-16, 09:13 PM
Replies: 3,704
Views: 260,859
Posted By Hida Yanra
yup - and given a normal sort of layup...

yup - and given a normal sort of layup sched+epoxy distribution, it wouldn't make sense for the frames to be experiencing the drop in stiffness about 2 years after manufacture.
Especially given that...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 02-22-16, 08:30 PM
Replies: 3,704
Views: 260,859
Posted By Hida Yanra
Well hello there! Can we get an introduction,...

Well hello there!
Can we get an introduction, or any further details?

So many questions:
I assume steel- as it is the easiest/fastest material to work with on a "one-off" basis?
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 02-22-16, 08:28 PM
Replies: 3,704
Views: 260,859
Posted By Hida Yanra
now on that point - generally agree. A bunch...

now on that point - generally agree.
A bunch (eg, more than 3) early gen PlanetX track bikes at Marymoor just got "mushy" - noticible flex in the way they rode after a few years. No one had any good...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 02-22-16, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3,704
Views: 260,859
Posted By Hida Yanra
Don W is a boss - his bikes are amazing and he's...

Don W is a boss - his bikes are amazing and he's a brain.
but until you are diving down a bank at +60kph, the geo of the Langster Pro is great for mass start / pursuit racing.
And if you are...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 02-22-16, 12:44 PM
Replies: 3,704
Views: 260,859
Posted By Hida Yanra
For maybe the first or second time in my life,...

For maybe the first or second time in my life, I'm at odds w/ Carleton - and it feels weird.

While the geo on the Specialized isn't "sprinter geo", those Langsters get used on every track I've...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 02-22-16, 12:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,633
Posted By Hida Yanra
I'm Vittoria for life - but that's just me, ...

I'm Vittoria for life - but that's just me,
I've used Conti once, wasn't impressed enough to switch over from the cans of Vittoria that I always had sitting around the shop.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-26-16, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3,704
Views: 260,859
Posted By Hida Yanra
sounds awesome - glad you got to go check it out!

sounds awesome - glad you got to go check it out!
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-25-16, 09:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,106
Posted By Hida Yanra
no link, sorry - correspondence.

no link, sorry - correspondence.
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