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    300hrs on the dot, have a 4 day camp before year...

    300hrs on the dot, have a 4 day camp before year end though still. Not a single minute on the trainer this year, other than the rollers at the track but I usually don't log those.

    Next year will...
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    There will be a big demand for it no doubt. It...

    There will be a big demand for it no doubt. It will be next winter before a lot of things start up, we are barely getting the doors open before we close down for PanAm. Pan Am takes the keys to the...
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    Eventually I'm sure. McGill university is...

    Eventually I'm sure. McGill university is building a satellite campus next door as a sports program facility, so there will be a lot of cool things happening there. In the meantime its $200/hr to...
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    I have a friend who rode one of those Redbull...

    I have a friend who rode one of those Redbull mini-drome figure 8 tracks a few years ago, and he said it was designed right, but they got to the building and the space they had was 2feet smaller than...
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    Makes sense, at local tracks its self seeding...

    Makes sense, at local tracks its self seeding (since its basically the same small group of people). Why dont you guys just use USAC categories?

    I actually find I work harder in the B races, since...
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    Some pics from my LBS this weekend. They are...

    Some pics from my LBS this weekend. They are installing a virtual cycling studio. I get it...but kind of don't, since you have a world class track in the same building... but thats just me.
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    Unless you sandbag into the B race. I tend to do...

    Unless you sandbag into the B race. I tend to do that when I feel like winning bike races lol
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    Looking at past race data, it never drops until I...

    Looking at past race data, it never drops until I get to about 50kmh+, which is right into 'can't stand up anymore' territory. And it drops in the corners, 100% it pulses about every 5 seconds (10s...
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    I think it was this thread...but anyway I got...

    I think it was this thread...but anyway I got back to the track for another PM test

    As you can see its still funky (this is with the changes quinn suggested). This is the only effort that was off,...
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    ha, well right now Cuba is dirt cheap for...

    ha, well right now Cuba is dirt cheap for Canadians to visit, I can get a round trip flight from Toronto for about $300US, and stay in an all inclusive for a week for maybe 700 including flight. We...
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    sooo I guess I should get my vacation to Cuba in...

    sooo I guess I should get my vacation to Cuba in soon before all you 'mericans show up? They have awesome beaches and some of the nicest waters since they don't have fertilizer run off (yet).
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    haha yes. Seriously just buy whatever your favourite bike shop carries for brands. The Giant and Argon are going to be the 2 most common bikes at the track, I know this because they are the 2 most...
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    Milton is or was the fastest growing community in...

    Milton is or was the fastest growing community in Canada. Sits around 100k right now, expected to double in the next 15 years. Looking for a place to buy its the place to do it!

    Its my main...
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    "It is not official yet, but the new indoor...

    "It is not official yet, but the new indoor velodrome in Milton has just finished with its final inspection by the UCI and is just awaiting final notice of certification. The track will then be a...
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    Thoughts of living down there were plenty. I...

    Thoughts of living down there were plenty. I actually didnt even care for the resort that much, just the weather/beach/sun/food. If I could get a reliable internet connection I could probably sneak...
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    Im on day 7 in Myan Riviera Mexico. Went swimming...

    Im on day 7 in Myan Riviera Mexico. Went swimming with sea turtles today. Don't want to go home. Ever.
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    This track sounds war torn.

    This track sounds war torn.
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    eat more food. 200lbs will keep the bike on the...

    eat more food. 200lbs will keep the bike on the ground. :P
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    Ill also add, PMs are about 1/3rd what they cost...

    Ill also add, PMs are about 1/3rd what they cost 5 years ago. I needed a new crank anyway, so the power2max add on ended up being around $800 including our socialist taxes and shipping. A 3k option...
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    Not to be semantic, but RPM is directly related...

    Not to be semantic, but RPM is directly related to horsepower in a car. For example, we tune a car to have peak power at X for the fact it is in a usable range and we use the tachometer to know when...
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    cadence is non-zero, power is zero avg, and...

    cadence is non-zero, power is zero avg, and recording is smart record.

    I will change these up and see how it looks. It will be a 2 weeks before I am back at the track though so will update when I...
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    Thats true, and Ill be reaching out soon to make...

    Thats true, and Ill be reaching out soon to make sure of it.

    While I agree the cadence is the most important data, what I get now is still sufficient. While the averages for the whole race are a...
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    Im hoping I can keep it :) but yes, there is a 2...

    Im hoping I can keep it :) but yes, there is a 2 year warranty. Its a new version of the product so Im willing to work with them.
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    Ok, so here is the best proof that something is...

    Ok, so here is the best proof that something is funky with the PM. This was a last man standing race (4 guys spread out, you are out if you are passed, standing start). Think of it like a Kilo that...
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    Figuring averages out isnt a problem, and the...

    Figuring averages out isnt a problem, and the only time I care about cadence data is looking for high/low points to decide if the gearing was the right choice. The actual average doesn't mean TOO...
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