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    I had some random guy sort of suck my wheel...

    I had some random guy sort of suck my wheel Sunday. He got dropped regularly as iv was riding endurance, but made up for it by bombing intersections.

    He acted super confused when I stayed yelling...
  2. I just got a new stages arm yesterday. Cracked...

    I just got a new stages arm yesterday. Cracked one of the battery door tabs in the pod. Clearly I have too many watts for this product.
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    It's hard to express how opposed to looking at...

    It's hard to express how opposed to looking at power numbers, or even glancing at a garmin/pc7 in a sprint. Maybe a bit less opposed when it's out of a break, but still opposed.
  4. Thread: Northeast Racing

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    I clipped a pedal today (well, shoe actually....

    I clipped a pedal today (well, shoe actually. Speedplay), but fortunately it was the sort only noticeable from the sound, didn't even feel it
  5. Thread: Racing Quotes

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    Success consists of going from failure to failure...

    Success consists of going from failure to failure without losing enthusiasm
  6. Thread: Northeast Racing

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    I find 180 turns in crits annoying. At least when...

    I find 180 turns in crits annoying. At least when combined with call ups, starting at the front just becomes so important.

    Also, that thing g said about the break being up the road before he...
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    >90 percent chance the tt helmet is faster, even...

    >90 percent chance the tt helmet is faster, even if you're moving your head around
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    Worth it. Crowds are insane and Tulsa is actually...

    Worth it. Crowds are insane and Tulsa is actually pretty cool.
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    I prefer Dave Harmon to carleton kirby, but at...

    I prefer Dave Harmon to carleton kirby, but at least carleton doesn't need to be prompted to remember eat race he's announcing. I can't watch the feed if Phil or Paul are commentating without muting...
  10. Thread: Race Tactics

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    There is that.

    There is that.
  11. Thread: Race Tactics

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    Not really, and certainly not the chief skill you...

    Not really, and certainly not the chief skill you should take away from practicing a miss and out. Should really be learning positioning there.

    There's also not usually that much point in...
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    The pm's I work with are pretty good about...

    The pm's I work with are pretty good about keeping the number of meetings in check, although that may be because they work with a couple of crusty old engineers who just get up and leave when they...
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    Recommend me a book about project management. I'm...

    Recommend me a book about project management. I'm looking to bone up.
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    Same race except miss and out last three sprint...

    Same race except miss and out last three sprint for the win and elimination third place gets pulled just like normal and only 2 sprint for the win.
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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...
  16. 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,
  17. Thread: Racer Tech Thread

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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.
  19. 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...
  24. 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.
  25. 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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