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Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-13-16, 08:48 PM
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Posted By 8bits
I was using: 90mm stem with -6 deg., 2x10mm...

I was using: 90mm stem with -6 deg., 2x10mm spacers and an Easton EC90 track handlebar which has 95 reach and 168 drop. This got me thinking, maybe if I change the handlebar for a Scatto that has...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-13-16, 03:56 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By 8bits
Couldn't find anywhere for stack and reach of the...

Couldn't find anywhere for stack and reach of the Kissena, not on their website nor the aforementioned chart :cry:
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-13-16, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By 8bits
Geometry Question

Need some help about frame geometry from you guys.

I had a Cervelo T1 for 3 years and it served me well but an oportunity came up and I sold it.

I'm contemplating getting a Dolan DF4, however...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 06-29-16, 04:08 PM
Replies: 3,705
Views: 261,227
Posted By 8bits
has anyone used these dt swiss track hubs? they...

has anyone used these dt swiss track hubs? they are cheap and dt usually makes great hubs, how would they compare to a dura ace hub?
...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 10-26-15, 03:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,300
Posted By 8bits
major cost must be Cipo's hair gel and expensive...

major cost must be Cipo's hair gel and expensive clothes, no $1000 bike will generate the kind of cash that his style demands
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-11-15, 04:12 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 76,636
Posted By 8bits
picture of the real thing,what a beauty! ...

picture of the real thing,what a beauty!

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/8893904/lfgss/look-cr564.jpg
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-10-15, 08:20 AM
Replies: 973
Views: 76,636
Posted By 8bits
it's not a fake people: Hawley...

it's not a fake people:
Hawley (http://hawleyusa.com/thcstore/catalog/Items.aspx?catid=14&sub=Track&manu=Look)
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-07-15, 08:18 PM
Replies: 973
Views: 76,636
Posted By 8bits
new Look carbon frameset for 2016 at an...

new Look carbon frameset for 2016 at an "affordable" price :love:

https://farm1.staticflickr.com/305/20193081700_ef60efa04b_b.jpg
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 10-27-14, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3,705
Views: 261,227
Posted By 8bits
Oh I know! The last one was this 2 piece style,...

Oh I know! The last one was this 2 piece style, it was horrible and not enough leverage.

Any one from NYC knows a store that stocks the Shimano chainwip? A friend of mine is there and he's willing...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 10-27-14, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3,705
Views: 261,227
Posted By 8bits
what is the best chain whip available? I had a...

what is the best chain whip available? I had a generic ****ty one that I somehow lost and now I want a GREAT one, it makes all the difference :)
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 10-16-14, 06:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,137
Posted By 8bits
Since the Kimera is just a rebranded BT you were...

Since the Kimera is just a rebranded BT you were right to forgo the orange and go for the yellow/green combo! Very nice!
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 10-16-14, 06:27 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 10,517
Posted By 8bits
a lot of velodromes in Europe are rented for...

a lot of velodromes in Europe are rented for shows and whatnot
also the inner area sometimes have soccer/volley/gymnastics fields

all of these can help to make the track viable, the income...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 09-09-14, 02:23 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,269
Posted By 8bits
There's the KMC specific track chain too (D101),...

There's the KMC specific track chain too (D101), never tried but it's an option nonetheless

X101 Silver KMC Chain (http://kmcchain.us/chain/d101-silver/)
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 09-04-14, 04:21 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 53,586
Posted By 8bits
New open mold frame (Axman T2N) by Diamondback...

New open mold frame (Axman T2N) by Diamondback with Nelson Vails branding

Diamondback Bicycles - Diamondback Bicycles Releases Elite Track Frame...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 09-04-14, 08:59 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 53,586
Posted By 8bits
the new caad seems much more fixie oriented than...

the new caad seems much more fixie oriented than track tbh, those dropouts are a indication of that.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 06-19-14, 08:10 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 26,219
Posted By 8bits
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388293
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-17-14, 05:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,610
Posted By 8bits
Lizardskin is the most comfortable tape I've ever...

Lizardskin is the most comfortable tape I've ever used, BUT, they tend to remove all the subtle shape of the handlebar, my beautiful Nitto RB010 looked like crap wrapped on it, on the road handlebar...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-14-14, 07:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 982
Posted By 8bits
safe? yes street friendly? no as with most...

safe? yes
street friendly? no

as with most modern Al track oriented frames it's as stiff as it can get
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 06-11-14, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3,705
Views: 261,227
Posted By 8bits
I was not clear, mean as a skid not back...

I was not clear, mean as a skid not back pedaling, like ppl do it when riding breakless on the street...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 06-11-14, 02:43 PM
Replies: 3,705
Views: 261,227
Posted By 8bits
It depends, if you are talking about the...

It depends, if you are talking about the Specialized/HED 3 then people don't use it because it's not that stiff. But I've seen people using Vision/Corima 3 spokes.

here's a interesting vid about...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 06-11-14, 12:15 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 99,278
Posted By 8bits
TT Setup, I need to lower the bar but the FSA...

TT Setup, I need to lower the bar but the FSA spacer is getting in my way :notamused:
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Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 05-25-14, 05:56 AM
Replies: 973
Views: 76,636
Posted By 8bits
For anyone looking to buy a high end sprint...

For anyone looking to buy a high end sprint frame, it doesn't get any better/cheaper than this

Brand New Koga Kimera Track Frameset Fixie BT Single Speed Velodrome | eBay...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 05-03-14, 05:34 AM
Replies: 973
Views: 76,636
Posted By 8bits
Regarding the speed suits on the winter olympics:...

Regarding the speed suits on the winter olympics: Report: Yep, Under Armour's Suits Did Slow U.S. Speedskaters Down (http://gizmodo.com/report-yep-under-armours-suits-did-slow-u-s-speedska-1570744914)
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 04-29-14, 05:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,797
Posted By 8bits
the largest TK1 has a 600mm top tube and the TK2...

the largest TK1 has a 600mm top tube and the TK2 has a 607mm top tube, I would guess that it does fit you don't it?
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 04-27-14, 06:25 AM
Replies: 973
Views: 76,636
Posted By 8bits
new shape for the Corima 4 spoke, maybe to...

new shape for the Corima 4 spoke, maybe to distinguish from the new FFWD 4 spoke? Also it seems there's more material at the center of the wheel.

4 Spoke carbon wheel: The original monocoque wheel...
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