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    Oh I know! The last one was this 2 piece style,...

    Oh I know! The last one was this 2 piece style, it was horrible and not enough leverage.

    Any one from NYC knows a store that stocks the Shimano chainwip? A friend of mine is there and he's willing...
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    what is the best chain whip available? I had a...

    what is the best chain whip available? I had a generic ****ty one that I somehow lost and now I want a GREAT one, it makes all the difference :)
  3. Since the Kimera is just a rebranded BT you were...

    Since the Kimera is just a rebranded BT you were right to forgo the orange and go for the yellow/green combo! Very nice!
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    a lot of velodromes in Europe are rented for...

    a lot of velodromes in Europe are rented for shows and whatnot
    also the inner area sometimes have soccer/volley/gymnastics fields

    all of these can help to make the track viable, the income...
  5. Thread: Chains

    by 8bits
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    There's the KMC specific track chain too (D101),...

    There's the KMC specific track chain too (D101), never tried but it's an option nonetheless

    X101 Silver KMC Chain
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    New open mold frame (Axman T2N) by Diamondback...

    New open mold frame (Axman T2N) by Diamondback with Nelson Vails branding

    Diamondback Bicycles - Diamondback Bicycles Releases Elite Track Frame

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    the new caad seems much more fixie oriented than...

    the new caad seems much more fixie oriented than track tbh, those dropouts are a indication of that.
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    Lizardskin is the most comfortable tape I've ever...

    Lizardskin is the most comfortable tape I've ever used, BUT, they tend to remove all the subtle shape of the handlebar, my beautiful Nitto RB010 looked like crap wrapped on it, on the road handlebar...
  10. Thread: Canyon V-Drome

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    safe? yes street friendly? no as with most...

    safe? yes
    street friendly? no

    as with most modern Al track oriented frames it's as stiff as it can get
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    I was not clear, mean as a skid not back...

    I was not clear, mean as a skid not back pedaling, like ppl do it when riding breakless on the street...
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    It depends, if you are talking about the...

    It depends, if you are talking about the Specialized/HED 3 then people don't use it because it's not that stiff. But I've seen people using Vision/Corima 3 spokes.

    here's a interesting vid about...
  13. Sticky: TT Setup, I need to lower the bar but the FSA...

    TT Setup, I need to lower the bar but the FSA spacer is getting in my way :notamused:
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    For anyone looking to buy a high end sprint...

    For anyone looking to buy a high end sprint frame, it doesn't get any better/cheaper than this

    Brand New Koga Kimera Track Frameset Fixie BT Single Speed Velodrome | eBay

    it is a steal
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    Regarding the speed suits on the winter olympics:...

    Regarding the speed suits on the winter olympics: Report: Yep, Under Armour's Suits Did Slow U.S. Speedskaters Down
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    Poll: the largest TK1 has a 600mm top tube and the TK2...

    the largest TK1 has a 600mm top tube and the TK2 has a 607mm top tube, I would guess that it does fit you don't it?
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    new shape for the Corima 4 spoke, maybe to...

    new shape for the Corima 4 spoke, maybe to distinguish from the new FFWD 4 spoke? Also it seems there's more material at the center of the wheel.

    4 Spoke carbon wheel: The original monocoque wheel...
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    You can choose whatever finish you want, not that...

    You can choose whatever finish you want, not that awefull painting
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    I'm making an inquiry do Axman about this frame...

    I'm making an inquiry do Axman about this frame of theirs. They manufacture frames for a lot of big brands, including Boardman. If price is good it should be a great midrange frameset. I'll update...
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    it's much more a preemptive question tbh, the...

    it's much more a preemptive question tbh, the design doesn't seem to inspire confidence but I'll give it a try, my carbon hoops are on the way so I can build the wheel, I'll update you guys about it...
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    So, I've got a pair of hubs but they have those...

    So, I've got a pair of hubs but they have those annoying allen bolts, the inside wall of the bolts are kinda flat it feels like they wouldn't grip/torque properly at the dropout. Is there any type of...
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    Sticky: I do like the Specialized 74 glove, great leather...

    I do like the Specialized 74 glove, great leather (that means it's very durable, I eat other gloves for dinner) and there's some padding but it's minimal so it gives confidence on all occasions.

    ...
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    Is there a significant aero benefit between a...

    Is there a significant aero benefit between a Zipp 808 to the 404? Do the rim depth (+30mm) make the wheel stiffer?
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    lots of people use Corima's 3 and 4 spoked wheels...

    lots of people use Corima's 3 and 4 spoked wheels and I've saw some Vision 3 spoke and FFWD new 3 and 4 spoked wheels are starting to appear too.
  25. Thread: Cleat Position

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    Cleat Position

    This article by Steve Hogg seems to indicate the cleat positioning for a track sprinter should as forward as possible. Do you guys agree? It's so hard to find good articles about bike fit for track...
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