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Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 05-08-10, 08:19 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,322
Posted By Yue Tao
Well, I went past him after turn 2. I was hugging...

Well, I went past him after turn 2. I was hugging the top of the track. He was on top of the stayers line and it looked like he was playing with his cell phone while riding slowly on the back...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 05-03-10, 10:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,322
Posted By Yue Tao
Opening Day at Kissena Velodrome this past...

Opening Day at Kissena Velodrome this past Saturday, May 1st. Anyone get the number of the truck that hit the dude from behind on turn 4 as he was warming up? It was not a pretty sight. What team was...
Forum: Commuting 04-09-10, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By Yue Tao
I've often thought of doing this on the...

I've often thought of doing this on the sidewalk-bridge overpass I ride everyday. There is always a lot of glass on it. The rain sometimes sweeps it away though. I've had only two flats in six...
Forum: Commuting 03-26-10, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 543
Posted By Yue Tao
Try a snowboarding helmet! That's what I'm...

Try a snowboarding helmet! That's what I'm planning to use for next winter.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 05-19-08, 12:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,513
Posted By Yue Tao
Yea, I definitely agree, I saw more than one...

Yea, I definitely agree, I saw more than one messenger in NYC riding the Bianchi Pista Concept in
2003-2004. And I also disagree regarding toe overlap being critical on the street, if you are...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-14-08, 10:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 555
Posted By Yue Tao
Nascar, cycling and the general population

Here is a link to a youtube video that shows that people don't understand Nascar any better than they do cycling.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bG2OcW_Hwkg&NR=1

[edit] I apoligize for not...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-03-08, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 143,483
Posted By Yue Tao
And that is the bottom line of this issue, Well...

And that is the bottom line of this issue, Well spoken, thank you.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 03-03-08, 08:20 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 707
Posted By Yue Tao
When you say you have a flat trail, do you mean...

When you say you have a flat trail, do you mean off road trail?

I would say that if you are riding your bike daily, you will be fine to get started riding on the track. Nothing specific is...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 03-02-08, 03:35 AM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 143,483
Posted By Yue Tao
Amen!! Well put. People shouldn't be legislated...

Amen!! Well put. People shouldn't be legislated on this issue for sure. Let everyone do what makes sense for them.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 02-21-08, 05:31 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 374
Posted By Yue Tao
I don't believe you should get a dura ace...

I don't believe you should get a dura ace octalink BB because you can't fit a track crankset to it. Someone correct me if I'm wrong.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 02-21-08, 05:26 AM
Replies: 927
Views: 383,092
Posted By Yue Tao
Don, question for you on tandem geometry. When...

Don, question for you on tandem geometry. When making a tandem frame, is it difficult to make the top tube/head tube the correct length for a small pilot (or driver? I'm not sure what the correct...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 02-21-08, 04:58 AM
Replies: 927
Views: 383,092
Posted By Yue Tao
Beautiful!! Is it a steel frame?

Beautiful!! Is it a steel frame?
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-18-08, 05:02 AM
Replies: 4,978
Views: 143,483
Posted By Yue Tao
I'm glad I was wearing mine last year when I went...

I'm glad I was wearing mine last year when I went down at about 10 mph. I had been doing about 20-25 downhill when I had to reduce my speed in order to slow for a bus turning right into my lane. I...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-18-08, 04:29 AM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 1,629,157
Posted By Yue Tao
Posted by Bikesapien "I ran over a bicyclist on...

Posted by Bikesapien
"I ran over a bicyclist on the sidewalk with my F-350 Ford truck 2 years ago. I ground his ankle into powder. He'll never walk without a limp. In my town and in my state it is...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-11-08, 04:27 PM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 1,629,157
Posted By Yue Tao
I found this quote some time ago and rely on it...

I found this quote some time ago and rely on it to bring myself to a relative balance.

"Idealism is fine, but as it approaches reality, the costs become prohibitive."
- William F. Buckley
...
Forum: Advocacy & Safety 02-11-08, 04:13 PM
Replies: 1,089
Views: 1,629,157
Posted By Yue Tao
For 20 years I was an advocate of riding on the...

For 20 years I was an advocate of riding on the road. Then two years ago, I started to commute 10 miles daily by mountain bike instead of road bike. That is when I discovered the convenience and...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 02-11-08, 02:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,025
Posted By Yue Tao
Wow, great answer, thank you for the detail.

Wow, great answer, thank you for the detail.
Forum: Road Cycling 01-31-08, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 410
Posted By Yue Tao
Sorry, I do not believe your question can be...

Sorry, I do not believe your question can be answered in the way that you have asked.

Some of the factors depend upon:

your inseam length
your arm length
your torso length

top tube length...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-31-08, 01:36 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,817
Posted By Yue Tao
Sorry, I lost the point of this thread, (Actually...

Sorry, I lost the point of this thread, (Actually I never understood the point from the beginning.)

I must apologize for being too utilitarian but I haven't yet found a use for this thread.

(I...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-31-08, 01:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 397
Posted By Yue Tao
Very curious why you want to buy one of the bikes...

Very curious why you want to buy one of the bikes that you listed. Couldn't you just get something as good or better where you are? I realize that the Euro dollar has very good value at the present...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 01-11-08, 12:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,025
Posted By Yue Tao
Ok, It has been ten years since my last effort to...

Ok, It has been ten years since my last effort to gain muscle so perhaps its time to try again. Thanks for your reply I believe it is detailed enough for me to follow. That is an extremely low number...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 12-04-07, 07:36 AM
Replies: 5,437
Views: 910,472
Posted By Yue Tao
89 Raleigh Trials bike. Cost when new, $550. 26"...

89 Raleigh Trials bike. Cost when new, $550. 26" front wheel, 24" rear wheel. I have pics taken last year. The pics are too big to post. I don't know how to link to Photobucket. Can anyone tell me...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 12-04-07, 07:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,025
Posted By Yue Tao
Yes, and unfortunately, for me, some people were...

Yes, and unfortunately, for me, some people were meant to be scrawny climbers. At 5'6", 125 lbs. I have never been able to gain any significant muscle mass. My metabolism is very fast. Therefore have...
Forum: Commuting 11-23-07, 10:25 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,495
Posted By Yue Tao
I thought I was the first person to think of...

I thought I was the first person to think of that. LOL!!
Forum: Commuting 11-23-07, 10:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 604
Posted By Yue Tao
Yea, there were a few times when I stopped at the...

Yea, there were a few times when I stopped at the grocery store on my way home from work that the security guy with nothing better to do questioned me as to why I was wearing a ski mask. Or made me...
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