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    GC BikeFit :: Professional Bike Fitting With...

    GC BikeFit :: Professional Bike Fitting With Peter Spencer

    Check this out. Sit bone measurement is such an old and outdated measure for a saddle. In this day and age, there are so many options on...
  2. Thread: Clyde Racing

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    Yeah, don't think that he will be the true marker...

    Yeah, don't think that he will be the true marker for you. A lot of pro guys go out and just tick over the miles for training in my area.

    Just throw your hat in the ring and have a go! I read far...
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    Racer! When I started out, I was just riding a...

    Racer!

    When I started out, I was just riding a comfort MTB to try and keep fit, along with going to the gym. I was packing on the kilos after ending my rugby union career after dislocating my...
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    Carbon is perfect for clydes because you can make...

    Carbon is perfect for clydes because you can make big fat tube profiles for stiffness without the bike weighing as much as a tank. The downtube on my Felt F4 is MASSIVE and the frame would be way...
  5. I've been a member here for about 4 years now,...

    I've been a member here for about 4 years now, but I was a lurker for a while before that. There's definitely been a transition to more and more heavily overweight topics over that time. I put it...
  6. +1. Go and do some searching of bigfred 's...

    +1. Go and do some searching of bigfred 's threads. He did a really good and thorough writeup about a new bike he was building with longer 195-200mm cranks and the subsequent adjustment to their...
  7. https://wildernesswear.com.au/merino Check...

    https://wildernesswear.com.au/merino

    Check these guys out. They are an Australian manufacturer, offering a very good product that should be more affordable than Icebreaker. I had a 48" chest and...
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    My road bike has a reach of 419mm and I run a...

    My road bike has a reach of 419mm and I run a 130mm stem. My track bike has a reach of around 450mm and I run a 140mm stem with Scattos on it and I'm going to be looking at a frame with even more...
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    I had A23 rims to Ultegra hubs. I really liked...

    I had A23 rims to Ultegra hubs. I really liked the 23mm rims and they do make a difference to road feel. I killed the rear rim after about 3 years, but apparently these were Australian manufactured...
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    http://www.bikeforums.net/track-cycling-velodrome-...

    http://www.bikeforums.net/track-cycling-velodrome-racing-training-area/896716-starting-gate-cost.html#post15816288

    Have a look here, with a good video at the end. I had such aspirations a couple...
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    Great work! I love racing! Over the years one...

    Great work! I love racing! Over the years one thing I have picked up is to move towards the front of the bunch as you approach a climb. This gives you the opportunity to drop back on the climb, but...
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    From my own experience, finding out the...

    From my own experience, finding out the appropriate race day routine comes from experience. The experience is about learning what foods work for you and indeed if they will work for you if you try...
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    As chaadster said, it really depends on what kind...

    As chaadster said, it really depends on what kind of hills we're talking about. In my area, there's plenty of hills, but they're not really that high nor long compared to some other people's hills....
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    Time on the trainer all depends on what you want...

    Time on the trainer all depends on what you want to achieve in the greater scheme of things and tailoring what you do on the trainer accordingly. For me, my main interest/riding preference is shorter...
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    Giant - Cycling Jersey - Cycling...

    Giant - Cycling Jersey - Cycling Jersey,Cycling,Cycling Jersey,Tour of France

    Check these guys out. I have a heap of 3XL jerseys from them in short and long sleeve and more than happy with the...
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    I'm 6'5" and weigh in at around 115kg now, but...

    I'm 6'5" and weigh in at around 115kg now, but been all the way up to 140kg.

    Around my area, I have ridden in temps down to -7C~20F. We rarely get snow, we mostly get the cold/wet/windy to make...
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    Finally, someone said it! Time and heartrate...

    Finally, someone said it!

    Time and heartrate would be a basic start to make riding on a trainer useful. Cadence would also be great, as it can help you to maintain a certain effort level which is...
  18. Unfortunately such frames are getting harder and...

    Unfortunately such frames are getting harder and harder to find! Most stuff is press fit of some sort these days. Depending on what sort of cranks you're using, I'd look at the Praxis BB. If my...
  19. That does suck! I guess I'm just lucky!

    That does suck! I guess I'm just lucky!
  20. 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...
  22. 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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