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Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-27-16, 11:04 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,435
Posted By Minion1
Surely you've had a bike fit done? Someone should...

Surely you've had a bike fit done? Someone should have noticed the leg length difference and advised on how to compensate for that to square you up? That's like, really, REALLY basic bike fitting...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-25-16, 03:07 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,435
Posted By Minion1
Phenergen is also an antihistamine that doubles...

Phenergen is also an antihistamine that doubles as a heavy duty sleeping aid - a friend of my wife's told a story about getting on a 12 - hour flight, being handed a hot chocolate, taking a tablet...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-23-16, 04:55 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,435
Posted By Minion1
I had such severe allergies in NZ (public health...

I had such severe allergies in NZ (public health funded) that I was able to get a steroid injection that would clear up all of my pollen allergies for about 4-5 months. It is up to you if you want to...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 12-29-15, 01:03 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 53,787
Posted By Minion1
My impression of why you use tape for cross is...

My impression of why you use tape for cross is the lower pressure the riders are running - when you inflate a tyre, it inflates in every direction - not just up where the tread is, but inflating a...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 10-03-15, 11:44 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,735
Posted By Minion1
I've had a Specialised sport pump for yonks, just...

I've had a Specialised sport pump for yonks, just bought a Birzman pump (220psi) and one of the Silca presto chucks, cos I wanted Silca but also wanted to have like $500 in my bank account and NOT...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 09-10-15, 01:28 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 849
Posted By Minion1
Nope. Nooooooopppppppe. No nononononono....

Nope. Nooooooopppppppe. No nononononono. Intervals are the opposite of meditation.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-19-15, 05:34 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,884
Posted By Minion1
Then we can post it on interesting finds from...

Then we can post it on interesting finds from around the internet thread, and then you can bind [I]those[I] threads, then we can post them on interesting finds from around the internet....

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Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-07-15, 08:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,525
Posted By Minion1
But aero! Has stiffness overcome marketing yet?

But aero! Has stiffness overcome marketing yet?
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-06-15, 05:37 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,946
Posted By Minion1
Climbing is good for enduro trackies, less so for...

Climbing is good for enduro trackies, less so for sprinters - if you're gonna train for either though, learn to love the wind trainer.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-05-15, 04:38 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,946
Posted By Minion1
Aaaannnndd, specificity. Train like you race, the...

Aaaannnndd, specificity. Train like you race, the best training for x is x, etc. You wanna get faster at riding up hills, ride up hills.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-04-15, 04:15 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,946
Posted By Minion1
No joke but if if I could move to Manchester I...

No joke but if if I could move to Manchester I would. I'm part English, have family there, and have lived in the UK before, so it wouldn't entirely be because I was stalking some random track guru...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-01-15, 07:53 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,946
Posted By Minion1
Text below is lifted from a WW thread on...

Text below is lifted from a WW thread on sprinting. I'm definitely a lurker, and there's a few guys I follow/borderline stalk online, because they've proved that know their game inside and out. 11.4'...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-01-15, 07:52 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,946
Posted By Minion1
He still posts on Weight Weenies from time to...

He still posts on Weight Weenies from time to time, seems to be a snark magnet over there though, which is baffling.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-31-15, 09:46 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,946
Posted By Minion1
Ferg's a great coach, he'll sort you out. ...

Ferg's a great coach, he'll sort you out.

It's also easy to forget how a lot of this stuff is obvious to the more experienced riders, but can be quite opaque for beginners. Most folk I know began...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-30-15, 06:40 AM
Replies: 3,705
Views: 261,735
Posted By Minion1
Miche Pistard?

Miche Pistard?
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-30-15, 06:36 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,946
Posted By Minion1
Whoa. Dawkins is 27, pretty much a raging ball of...

Whoa. Dawkins is 27, pretty much a raging ball of fast twitch muscle, and has been riding the track in Invercargill since he was a nipper, and has had a lot of coaching and development since. He's...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-28-15, 05:16 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,946
Posted By Minion1
Well, unfortunately back in my rowing days my gym...

Well, unfortunately back in my rowing days my gym trainer got me to do super high rep sets - I had a 6 week "gap" between blocks, and he programmed me 4 functional closely related movements - seated...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-24-15, 05:15 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,946
Posted By Minion1
From memory the only work the 'recovering' leg...

From memory the only work the 'recovering' leg does is get out of the way - thanks to power meters, there's been a fair bit of work done on where the power comes from and basically very little comes...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-24-15, 03:35 AM
Replies: 694
Views: 52,229
Posted By Minion1
I learned to squat from reading starting strength...

I learned to squat from reading starting strength about a dozen times over 18 months, and every time I tweaked something or started missing reps I'd go back and re-read the specific chapter, which...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-24-15, 03:23 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,946
Posted By Minion1
:rolleyes: Sorry my comment above was meant to be...

:rolleyes: Sorry my comment above was meant to be a reply to DHRB45 wondering aloud why there isn't more info available on track racing while there's tons of training advice for road and MTB riders....
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-24-15, 03:08 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,946
Posted By Minion1
If you read through enough of that stuff, the...

If you read through enough of that stuff, the latest and greatest training tips, you'll begin to see a lot of the same info being repeated - there are always a lot of new entrants into the road and...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-23-15, 07:00 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,946
Posted By Minion1
If you're at the Haitatai velodrome, have you had...

If you're at the Haitatai velodrome, have you had a chat to Gary, who coaches the windy wheelers bunch? He coaches the kids but would be the best place to start, and there are some other folks in...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-23-15, 06:17 AM
Replies: 694
Views: 52,229
Posted By Minion1
I was doing A to G based off starting strength's...

I was doing A to G based off starting strength's program, but was (probably) tweaking my back a little to frequently and it was upsetting progression, right now I'm trying out Chris Duffins method of...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 06-14-15, 01:27 AM
Replies: 694
Views: 52,229
Posted By Minion1
Back in the gym after a month off and tweaked the...

Back in the gym after a month off and tweaked the program to squat 2x a week and one of those is after cleans, so I'm kinda burned out by then and it's more of an assistance exercise. While I was...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 05-16-15, 07:20 AM
Replies: 694
Views: 52,229
Posted By Minion1
Thanks Carleton, that sounds like a good plan -...

Thanks Carleton, that sounds like a good plan - Im about to take off for 3 weeks holiday, so that's really good timing to take a break!
I have worked through Starting strength for about 18 months,...
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