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Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-10-15, 06:29 PM
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Posted By Ohbejoyful
Roger that, thanks guys - appreciate your input.

Roger that, thanks guys - appreciate your input.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-10-15, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3,705
Views: 261,366
Posted By Ohbejoyful
How much toe overlap is acceptable (if any) on...

How much toe overlap is acceptable (if any) on the track? I finally got my Cinelli Parallax out at Rock Hill this weekend for the cert class and with my Look pedals the overlap was significant but it...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-28-15, 01:13 PM
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Posted By Ohbejoyful
Hi friends, small question here: I'll be getting...

Hi friends, small question here: I'll be getting certified at Rock Hill next week and hope to partake of the fall Friday night racing series.

The wheelset that I currently have on my...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 09-18-14, 11:06 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,523
Posted By Ohbejoyful
Jens hour

55x14, live attempt here:

Hour Record (http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en/hour_record/)
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-14-14, 12:50 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,363
Posted By Ohbejoyful
Chilean womens racer crashes into the (unmoved)...

Chilean womens racer crashes into the (unmoved) starting gate:

Race Abandoned After Cyclist's Horrifying Crash Into Starting Gate...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-09-14, 04:17 PM
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Views: 52,186
Posted By Ohbejoyful
This 2 min video is cool -- the workout of a US...

This 2 min video is cool -- the workout of a US short-track speedskater:

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/01/09/the-workout-speed-skating-with-eddy-alvarez/?_r=0
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-06-14, 12:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,998
Posted By Ohbejoyful
I've always wondered - why are skin suits so much...

I've always wondered - why are skin suits so much more aero than regular kits?
Forum: Touring 01-05-14, 01:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,051
Posted By Ohbejoyful
Thanks! I ran 32x18, which was a good all-purpose...

Thanks! I ran 32x18, which was a good all-purpose gearing for that terrain for me. Still plenty of walking (there's nearly 200,000 feet of climbing in the race, which ended up being 2,859 miles this...
Forum: Touring 01-05-14, 12:55 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,051
Posted By Ohbejoyful
Good points, MassiveD. I should've been more...

Good points, MassiveD. I should've been more clear that this is a decidedly race-oriented rig with a commitment to going light, fast, and resupplying ~daily (for the TD at least). So yeah, perhaps...
Forum: Touring 01-04-14, 11:24 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,051
Posted By Ohbejoyful
I did the Tour Divide race this year (aka the...

I did the Tour Divide race this year (aka the GDMBR) and I'd concur with all of the comments pointing the OP to a rackless setup -- less drag, no hardware to fail, better weight distribution, good...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 12-31-13, 09:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 929
Posted By Ohbejoyful
Matthias, have you already bought your eccentric...

Matthias, have you already bought your eccentric WI hub? If not I have one I'd sell you for a deal - very few miles, excellent condition, had my LBS build it up new: WI eccentric hub (135mm spacing),...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 12-05-13, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 811
Posted By Ohbejoyful
Cool video here, I believe from this race... ...

Cool video here, I believe from this race...

http://prollyisnotprobably.com/2013/12/wolfpack-hustle-all-out-war-format/
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 09-19-13, 02:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,433
Posted By Ohbejoyful
Carleton, are there any particular sites or...

Carleton, are there any particular sites or forums you recommend for snagging used track-specific gear beyond just local craigslist, searchtempest, and ebay?
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-22-13, 11:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 870
Posted By Ohbejoyful
Brad Wiggins is going back to the track for gold...

Brad Wiggins is going back to the track for gold in 2016:
...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-13-13, 08:34 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 305
Posted By Ohbejoyful
Cheetah: The Nelson Vails Story

Would love to see this as a full-length documentary:

http://www.indiegogo.com/projects/cheetah-the-nelson-vails-story
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-12-13, 07:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,526
Posted By Ohbejoyful
Gotcha, good point. Thanks.

Gotcha, good point. Thanks.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-12-13, 07:03 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,526
Posted By Ohbejoyful
Great post, queerpunk. Thank you.

Great post, queerpunk. Thank you.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-09-13, 10:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,526
Posted By Ohbejoyful
Thanks 8bits. Last question: how does one...

Thanks 8bits.

Last question: how does one decide whether to go -5mm or -2.5mm from road crank length to track? Since contrary to my initial assumption "mash vs spin" preferences aren't actually...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-07-13, 06:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,526
Posted By Ohbejoyful
What chain do you guys recommend - Izumi V Super...

What chain do you guys recommend - Izumi V Super Toughness or some such?
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-07-13, 02:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 454
Posted By Ohbejoyful
Check out the DT Aerolites and Sapim CX-Rays.

Check out the DT Aerolites and Sapim CX-Rays.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-07-13, 10:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,526
Posted By Ohbejoyful
Good call, thank you. I got nervous when I saw...

Good call, thank you. I got nervous when I saw the word "prototype" in my initial searches but looks like it's solid and been out for a while (and positive experiences online) so that'll work for me....
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-07-13, 08:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,526
Posted By Ohbejoyful
For a sealed BB with the Sugino 75s how about...

For a sealed BB with the Sugino 75s how about these? http://www.benscycle.net/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=188_247_742&products_id=3499&zenid=24d2b20a6b2578997e5990eb27c6d102

Re budget,...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-06-13, 09:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,526
Posted By Ohbejoyful
So Tiemeyers are pretty much ebay/craigslist only...

So Tiemeyers are pretty much ebay/craigslist only at this point, right? And are the DF3s available from anywhere domestically?

For the crankset I think I'm leaning towards the Sugino 75 as plan B...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-06-13, 05:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By Ohbejoyful
I too am looking for a solid BB choice. What's...

I too am looking for a solid BB choice. What's the story on DA 'Octalinks'? I can't tell from reading around here whether those are the way to go or not. (I'll either be running DA or Omnium cranks.)
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-05-13, 03:51 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,526
Posted By Ohbejoyful
Oh and the '14 Langster Pro might have to be on...

Oh and the '14 Langster Pro might have to be on the short list as well after seeing it at my LBS just now (on their intranet or some such). Can't tell if the fork rake is still 45 deg but it looks...
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