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  1. That does suck! I guess I'm just lucky!

    That does suck! I guess I'm just lucky!
  2. From everything that I had read myself, the...

    From everything that I had read myself, the biggest issue was either no loctite on installation of the bearings or the incorrect loctite. People who could actually verify that the installation had...
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    My 2c, but whether it answers your question or...

    My 2c, but whether it answers your question or not or even helps you can be debatable.

    I see you have been doing some IF. Our summer race season (Wed road races 20-25km and Fri track racing) kicks...
  4. The Flite 747 is way bigger than this thing. It...

    The Flite 747 is way bigger than this thing. It all seems like a bunch of marketing hype to sell a frame as there's plenty of off the shelf frames that are just as big and even bigger! Obviously the...
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    You just extend the feet after you've put the...

    You just extend the feet after you've put the cover over the frame, or at least I do. I remove the cover when I put the gazebo away because having it tucked in amongst the frame causes premature wear...
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    Have you tried this...

    Have you tried this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BUGXh5TcL3I

    It's how I set up my similar gazebo solo. Very easy to do and shown to me by the local seller, who is also a very handy track racer...
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    Replace it with whatever you want that fits in...

    Replace it with whatever you want that fits in your budget. If you're leaning towards the tris, then you may be well served to look at aero framed options. The Felt AR series have a seatpost clamp...
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    Definitely! It would be different if you were...

    Definitely! It would be different if you were talking about a road bike with multiple gears to choose from where the difference will only really be felt in the highest or lowest gears. On a track...
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    Well, I went in and tracked down the post and lo...

    Well, I went in and tracked down the post and lo and behold some of the comments are gone. You can see a comment thanking a couple of guys for their input, but the input is gone. I know it wasn't a...
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    There's a good discussion on these MAATs on the...

    There's a good discussion on these MAATs on the facebook tracksprinting group. Some of the Brits use them due to sponsorship and they're not really happy with them
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    The tape is the 3M style sandpaper type tape that...

    The tape is the 3M style sandpaper type tape that you use for grip on things like stairs. It's worked quite well for me on my KKRM and not nearly as harsh on my tyre as I thought it would be. IIRC I...
  12. Thread: Please Help!

    by brawlo
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    Have a good fan on call. Some recommend...

    Have a good fan on call. Some recommend commercial fans, but so far I've never overheated with a generic household fan on max. I do my sessions in the early morning or late afternoon, so the ambient...
  13. Thread: Random Chatter

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    I got a rundown on that crash on Friday night....

    I got a rundown on that crash on Friday night. Didn't sound too good.
  14. Thread: Race Tactics

    by brawlo
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    Learn how to ride while looking backwards at your...

    Learn how to ride while looking backwards at your opponent (in sprints).

    We had our club champs sprints round on Friday night. I've done a couple of exercises in riding while looking backwards,...
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    421228 ...

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    https://scontent-a-nrt.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xaf1/v/t1.0-9/10171696_10204027009209490_7457687702115305877_n.jpg?oh=0161799828c0cf77bde0fd65190797a1&oe=54D38A8B

    Track and road bikes. I...
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    After saying that the grip tape chewed the crap...

    After saying that the grip tape chewed the crap out of my tyre, I just replaced my first tyre after about 2 1/2 years of use (a 25mm Conti GP4000). I think I've averaged about 1 trainer session per...
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    This is why I'm looking at getting set of C50s...

    This is why I'm looking at getting set of C50s for a race wheel.



    I was in a similar boat in respect to low spoke counts. Break a spoke and you can still ride home on higher spoke counts. That...
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    I'm wearing size 42 pants. I need a belt to keep...

    I'm wearing size 42 pants. I need a belt to keep them up though.

    Like you said, for the price they're definitely worth a try. I have found that bibs can feel different depending on your saddle,...
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    I have a set of 3XL bibs from them and they're...

    I have a set of 3XL bibs from them and they're too big. They're too loose to be comfortable for road riding, but they do get to see some use on the trainer and track, although I've got many other...
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    I wear 2XL tshirts. Your US (typically Mexican...

    I wear 2XL tshirts. Your US (typically Mexican made I think) are a bit larger than our 2XL. I have a few 2XL US tshirts from a visit over there and they're loose on me, but not loose enough to go to...
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    https://scontent-a-nrt.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xaf1/v...

    https://scontent-a-nrt.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xaf1/v/t1.0-9/10171696_10204027009209490_7457687702115305877_n.jpg?oh=0161799828c0cf77bde0fd65190797a1&oe=54D38A8B

    This is a pic of me with a 3XL Monton...
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    When I have looked around, Ribble often has some...

    When I have looked around, Ribble often has some of the cheapest prices on groupsets. Commonly I can get individual pieces cheapest at Chain Reaction. Here's a site that brings some of the key Euro...
  23. Centred too BTW. Your heart is not on the left...

    Centred too BTW. Your heart is not on the left side, but in the centre! But I think it will pretty much pick up a pulse from anywhere. A friend was trying to connect his HRM to Magellan head unit and...
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    I'm 6'5" BTW and was hitting the scales at about...

    I'm 6'5" BTW and was hitting the scales at about 125kg when I got the stuff initially and 3XL fit well. Not too tight and still ok now that I have slimmed down a lot since then. I'm still 115kg but...
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    There are stories of some people running Shimano...

    There are stories of some people running Shimano wheels for everyday use with no problems. Given their low spoke count however, I would personally prefer to be using them for nice/race wheels. Having...
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