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Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-16-17, 03:37 PM
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Posted By Dalai
Having a plate and screws in my collarbone from a...

Having a plate and screws in my collarbone from a young guy who dropped into the duckboard in a bend at 55 km/hr directly in front of me (low numbers that evening meant they combined B grade with our...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 08-15-17, 04:29 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 45,152
Posted By Dalai
A spare cleat for your pedals too. Luckily the...

A spare cleat for your pedals too. Luckily the cleat broke during the warmup at a weekly club race and not a major event, as I couldn't get a spare off anyone that night so couldn't race...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-20-17, 03:10 PM
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Posted By Dalai
Note the section on the starting gate sticking...

Note the section on the starting gate sticking forward at seatpost height. This is adjusted to hold the seatpost with the bike in the gate. Bike is rock solid once placed there...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-12-17, 07:16 AM
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Posted By Dalai
Like you I had an SRM on my road bike close to 10...

Like you I had an SRM on my road bike close to 10 years now too (wired Pro unit bought used still going strong).

Now I have a mix of wired and wireless SRM's on my TT bike, CX bike and wired...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-12-17, 07:08 AM
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Posted By Dalai
I've tested in a wind tunnel back in 2008 and...

I've tested in a wind tunnel back in 2008 and found it extremely beneficial.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-11-17, 11:06 PM
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Views: 364,363
Posted By Dalai
Check through the Journal's topic I created a few...

Check through the Journal's topic I created a few years ago. There was a link to a huge Thesis by L Underwood (The University of Canterbury NZ) called Aerodynamics of Track Cycling. Been a while...
Forum: Masters Racing (All Disciplines) 07-08-17, 05:12 PM
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Views: 313,389
Posted By Dalai
Not good news revchuck. Heal fast mate!

Not good news revchuck. Heal fast mate!
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 07-05-17, 03:38 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,720
Posted By Dalai
Consider seeing a good sports nutritionist. I did...

Consider seeing a good sports nutritionist. I did when I started racing Ironman triathlons as I would suffer from leg cramps... After bloods were taken and my diet was analysed, it showed I was...
Forum: Mountain - Plains 06-26-17, 07:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 356
Posted By Dalai
I didn't stop on the climb, but there is the Glen...

I didn't stop on the climb, but there is the Glen Cove Inn at Mile Marker 13 which offers a sizeable dining area with a wide selection of food, and a gift shop according to Shop and Eat on Pikes Peak...
Forum: Mountain - Plains 06-26-17, 07:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 593
Posted By Dalai
I rode Pikes Peak in 2013 as part of a 3 week...

I rode Pikes Peak in 2013 as part of a 3 week trip ticking climbs in the Eastern Sierra, CO and then Arizona and back in CA around LA.

Can't help with bike hire as I brought my own bike, but can...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 06-06-17, 11:05 PM
Replies: 850
Views: 71,516
Posted By Dalai
Enjoying your training physiology posts Tara's!

Enjoying your training physiology posts Tara's!
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 05-23-17, 12:21 AM
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Views: 71,516
Posted By Dalai
Good idea. Especially when planes will fall out...

Good idea. Especially when planes will fall out of the sky due to Y2K...
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 05-22-17, 09:58 PM
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Views: 364,363
Posted By Dalai
Piece of string and all that... General...

Piece of string and all that...

General suggestion is what ever height required for a flat back so pad drop depends on your physiology.

Really need to field test if you can't get into a wind...
Forum: Masters Racing (All Disciplines) 04-03-17, 07:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,220
Posted By Dalai
Such sad news. Condolences!

Such sad news. Condolences!
Forum: Masters Racing (All Disciplines) 02-22-17, 12:43 AM
Replies: 10,956
Views: 313,389
Posted By Dalai
Great news on the eye unveiling Heathpack!

Great news on the eye unveiling Heathpack!
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 02-19-17, 05:07 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,373
Posted By Dalai
We are. I just haven't raced at DISC for a few...

We are. I just haven't raced at DISC for a few years!
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 02-19-17, 04:57 AM
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Views: 145,575
Posted By Dalai
Congrats Muddlfuc! :thumb:

Congrats Muddlfuc! :thumb:
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 02-18-17, 07:50 AM
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Views: 145,575
Posted By Dalai
Doesn't everyone Queerpunk?

Doesn't everyone Queerpunk?
Forum: Masters Racing (All Disciplines) 02-15-17, 08:37 PM
Replies: 10,363
Views: 285,419
Posted By Dalai
Great work with 2*[email protected] 106%! Hurts just thinking...

Great work with 2*[email protected] 106%! Hurts just thinking about it!

Tuscon schedule looks good. Enjoy!
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 02-15-17, 04:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,373
Posted By Dalai
You are most welcome. Biggest downside is wanting...

You are most welcome. Biggest downside is wanting to travel to the US or Europe is sitting on a plane for 24 hours!

PS. Forgot about another bitumen track so that makes 7 outdoor tracks.
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 02-15-17, 02:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,373
Posted By Dalai
You guys are dedicated! I have 6 concrete outdoor...

You guys are dedicated! I have 6 concrete outdoor and 2 timber indoor velodromes within 50km...
Forum: Masters Racing (All Disciplines) 02-15-17, 02:05 PM
Replies: 10,956
Views: 313,389
Posted By Dalai
This year I need to take my wife's ashes back to...

This year I need to take my wife's ashes back to Malta to scatter them. But after solo bikepacking the ~900 km Mawson trail early 2015, I'm keen to attempt the Tour Divide in the next couple of...
Forum: Masters Racing (All Disciplines) 02-15-17, 05:59 AM
Replies: 10,956
Views: 313,389
Posted By Dalai
What about Porsches? :) Owning an air cooled...

What about Porsches? :)

Owning an air cooled 911 (3.2 Litre Carrera in particular) has been a daydream from an early age!

With my wife passing away from cancer last year, I decided to stop ...
Forum: Masters Racing (All Disciplines) 02-11-17, 01:08 AM
Replies: 10,956
Views: 313,389
Posted By Dalai
Glad to read you are on the mend Sarals. Take...

Glad to read you are on the mend Sarals. Take care!
Forum: Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area 02-01-17, 02:10 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 9,182
Posted By Dalai
I would think any parent thinking logically would...

I would think any parent thinking logically would steer them towards cycling regardless the cost and away from daily 3 or 4 am wake-up alarms...
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