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    On the topic of stiffness/weight, I bet a lot of...

    On the topic of stiffness/weight, I bet a lot of bikes are technically stiffer/stronger but because people don't 'feel' it, it doesn't really matter. But if you shave 2lbs off a bike, which we all...
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    Im just looking at it from an engineer's point of...

    Im just looking at it from an engineer's point of view :P

    For the record, my aluminum T1 is noticeably stiffer than my carbon cervelo S2, which feels like a wet noodle after being on the track for...
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    How are you measuring the stiffness of the bikes?...

    How are you measuring the stiffness of the bikes? They can't make a bike much lighter, my large T1 is only 1lb over min weight as is, a small probably is under.


    My main point was that the shape...
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    Do you think nothing has changed with a bike if...

    Do you think nothing has changed with a bike if the overall shape hasn't changed dramatically?

    Toray makes about 50 different kinds of carbon, all with different strength and stiffness ratings,...
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    "least possible parts" in other words...the...

    "least possible parts"

    in other words...the same amount of parts as every other bike on the track? :P

    And that front end looks like its about to fold under its own weight, let alone a rider...
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    Those look like scuba goggles :P EDIT those...

    Those look like scuba goggles :P


    EDIT those turns look flatter than our straights! I have to make it out there sometime.
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    from working with the national team here, they...

    from working with the national team here, they literally pick the teams a week or two before major events like this. Assuming there is of course multiple people to choose from that are pretty close,...
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    Milton is definitely faster, if nothing else the...

    Milton is definitely faster, if nothing else the lack of G force in the corners.

    I haven't been to FCV since christmas but I was topping out around 8.9 there which is only 55kmh, where right away...
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    Track provincials last weekend. Great turn out,...

    Track provincials last weekend. Great turn out, its amazing seeing so many new faces but still having that small community feel where everyone is just a bunch of friends. Mostly... :P

    Anyway, I...
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    ebay. Maybe urbane cyclist in TO. or your LBS can...

    ebay. Maybe urbane cyclist in TO. or your LBS can order. Or ebay.
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    Sounds like you just have too much weight...

    Sounds like you just have too much weight forward. it happens to me sometimes and its pretty easy to correct, even if it means going a bit lower and putting my butt back a bit. Perhaps rocking the...
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    crazy, I thought it was a lot here. Its about...

    crazy, I thought it was a lot here. Its about $120 for a full international license, plus an extra $25 for a track 'add on'. Im surprised by your cost, I thought it was a pretty universal price based...
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    I think I saw Mark's name on the registration for...

    I think I saw Mark's name on the registration for the ontario track provincials next weekend, so maybe he can walk away with another jersey :P
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    Veal is going to be attempting the Canadian and...

    Veal is going to be attempting the Canadian and Masters (35-39) hour record on April 10th at Milton. I dont see him having any problem getting it since the current record was set with zero TT...
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    Guiseppe Marinoni was at track on Saturday...

    Guiseppe Marinoni was at track on Saturday riding. He is 77 now and planning for the 80+ hour record (already holds the 75+)

    Giuseppe Marinoni sets hour record at 75-years-old | Canadian Cycling...
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    I drink a lot more at the track as well, perhaps...

    I drink a lot more at the track as well, perhaps just because its there and I dont have to worry about running out.

    The first month at the track (Nationals and MIC) were dangerously dry. We had...
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    There are also several teams running on a budget...

    There are also several teams running on a budget smaller than what I spend on lunch in a week, so they tend to be using 'whatever the heck they can'.

    Ive always been curious how a country like...
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    I think the 'peak speed should be as you cross...

    I think the 'peak speed should be as you cross the start' is a generalization that may not apply to everyone, but rather a good bet to get most people their fastest. I ride with a guy who used to...
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    A 166m track is great when the alternative is a...

    A 166m track is great when the alternative is a 0m track. My home track is 138m...


    Not discrediting the gofundme, but is there any proof it is even legit? It has a single line
    "Job #1- Save...
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    Ive used velodromeshop about 4 times now and its...

    Ive used velodromeshop about 4 times now and its free shipping and the only time they screwed my order was gave me CS EVO instead of CS Elite tires (I needed a spare set of both so wasn't the worst...
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    Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) - IMDb...

    Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) - IMDb
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    I think quinn was questioning the accuracy of the power meter in a single data sample(1 second).

    I dont get what this your question is exactly, how long it takes to get to 2500w? Probably infinity.
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    What timing systems are people using out there at...

    What timing systems are people using out there at their tracks? We bring out the physical loops that we tape down but we do not leave it out and apparently didn't have the foresight to make it...
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    Love it! The hour record has gone from a niche,...

    Love it! The hour record has gone from a niche, one-off publicity stunt into a truly competitive event. I hope we see guys trying it for years.
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    How do I know when and how much weight to add in...

    How do I know when and how much weight to add in work outs? Im still very new in the gym, so still finding a routine. I also am riding quite a lot so the gym is supplementary and the last thing I...
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