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    Jens hour

    55x14, live attempt here:

    Hour Record
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    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
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    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
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    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?
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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),...
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    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/
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    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?
  11. Brad Wiggins is going back to the track for gold...

    Brad Wiggins is going back to the track for gold in 2016:
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    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
  13. Gotcha, good point. Thanks.

    Gotcha, good point. Thanks.
  14. Great post, queerpunk. Thank you.

    Great post, queerpunk. Thank you.
  15. 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...
  16. What chain do you guys recommend - Izumi V Super...

    What chain do you guys recommend - Izumi V Super Toughness or some such?
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    Check out the DT Aerolites and Sapim CX-Rays.

    Check out the DT Aerolites and Sapim CX-Rays.
  18. 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....
  19. 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,...
  20. 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...
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    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.)
  22. 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...
  23. Pls Help Me Choose Between These 4 Mid-level Frames

    Hi friends, first post here. I've been riding fixed gears recreationally for a decade but now want to get into actual track racing (2 velodromes within 1.5h of me). I want to get an...
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