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    Praying mantis is only optimal if it works for...

    Praying mantis is only optimal if it works for your body, otherwise it's generally much worse than conventional position. So much of aerodynamics is interactions, so the answer to anything but the...
  2. Thread: 2015 Race Results

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    Eh, I'm certainly not going to defend colleges,...

    Eh, I'm certainly not going to defend colleges, but they can be a pretty useful means to an end. Oh,
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    I mean, I want to see somebody draw a free body...

    I mean, I want to see somebody draw a free body diagram of how a wheel gets driven out. Maybe cocked enough to brake rub/rub the chainstay, but I've never even heard of a rear wheel falling out from...
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    Most of the time you want to be a half wheel up...

    Most of the time you want to be a half wheel up track of the person in front of you. Less draft, but much less chance of being boxed in and completely out of the race.
  5. They need the bike racing subsidies because their...

    They need the bike racing subsidies because their houses are so pricey. or something like that.
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    I think you should get a refund if a race is...

    I think you should get a refund if a race is canceled by promoter choice, not weather or something like that. And if you're trying to convince me I should register months in advance, I'm going to say...
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    I bought concert tickets a little while ago....

    I bought concert tickets a little while ago. Bought online, tickets are delivered through an app, no paper at all, entirely digital.

    Got charged a $7 handling fee. And not one, but two...
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    What are amazing in season tss numbers?

    What are amazing in season tss numbers?
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    Re: pre reg, it seems like promoters around here...

    Re: pre reg, it seems like promoters around here really prefer it, and complain about people not doing it.

    But they then put things in the flyer like no refunds for any reason, and I'm hesitant...
  10. Going to double up my question and ask if anybody...

    Going to double up my question and ask if anybody knows if it was beta tested in the wild and is stable.
  11. Thread: Racer Tech Thread

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    Anybody know of somebody who beta tested the new...

    Anybody know of somebody who beta tested the new stages firmware? Anybody hear anything about it having problems or being unstable?
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    Well, I got a really solid hour Sweet spot...

    Well, I got a really solid hour Sweet spot workout in, and recovery seems to be improving because I was less than a quarter wheel out of second in the field sprint. But no result that matters. Bike...
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    I'm going to be in the market for cheap folding...

    I'm going to be in the market for cheap folding rollers soon too. Metal drums, going to be used for track warm ups.
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    But you don't have disc brakes, so your braking...

    But you don't have disc brakes, so your braking is awful.
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    Poll: What are you up against? Weeknight training...

    What are you up against? Weeknight training series, I'd absolutely race without payouts, no question. Weekends, if you're up against a race that's going to pull all the fast guys in the area because...
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    I really don't understand programming Workouts...

    I really don't understand programming Workouts into a trainer. Seems to be giving up some of the learning to pace yourself, and it's not like it's hard to put out consistent power on a trainer. Plus...
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    I have issues with how usac does devo too. Needs...

    I have issues with how usac does devo too. Needs to get into high schools.
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    Maybe. I think a lot of the heavy engineering...

    Maybe. I think a lot of the heavy engineering talent has left cervelo though, so I'm not sure they're still the same company in a testing/forefront of design sense.
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    Quite possibly nothing, they're partners with...

    Quite possibly nothing, they're partners with pinarello now, but only use them for road. I suspect more of the same.
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    No peroxide, causes more damage and delays...

    No peroxide, causes more damage and delays healing. The pressurized saline canisters are awesome, no stinging. Something like backing.
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    There was an attempt to get a ride 100 miles on...

    There was an attempt to get a ride 100 miles on the track day here last year. I think one guy actually did it. I can't imagine the level of boredom that entailed though.
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    And sadly can't be used by most of the enduros...

    And sadly can't be used by most of the enduros who use their road front wheel at least some of the time.
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    Are you a sprinter or enduro type? If you're an...

    Are you a sprinter or enduro type? If you're an enduro you tend to be a lot closer to a road bike without a cassette. Sprinters end up with way more weight on their hands than you'd want for forty or...
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    I think the frame size looks OK, knee looks like...

    I think the frame size looks OK, knee looks like it would be just about over the pedal spindle if you had cranks level, and arms are extending about 90 degrees relative to the torso.
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    Seems like many people like fizik or specialized,...

    Seems like many people like fizik or specialized, and typically like specialized and dislike fizik or vice versa. Any shops around you demo saddles?
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