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  1. Thread: Random Chatter

    by Lew.
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    WoW, Rainbow 6 2 (terrorist hunt), LoL and...

    WoW, Rainbow 6 2 (terrorist hunt), LoL and Civilization 5 are my favourites at the minute :)
  2. I personally hope it's lowered significantly...

    I personally hope it's lowered significantly (however much teams are adding in weight to their bikes to meet the limit). That way the bikes are safe (same frames, just no weights in BB) and R&D can...
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    Is the track 'sunken' into the ground or have...

    Is the track 'sunken' into the ground or have panels around it?
    Our track (outdoor tarmac) is stupidly cold in the center, even when it's quite mild. The cold are sinks (or warmer air rises, if...
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    You guys do know that the 'saddle holding part'*...

    You guys do know that the 'saddle holding part'* of the post is alloy, not carbon?
    My Langster Pro slipped once, but after that (when I started tightening it properly), it's been fine. I was too...
  5. Thread: Cleat Position

    by Lew.
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    Personally, for the track I ride my cleats as far...

    Personally, for the track I ride my cleats as far forward as they go, but I wouldn't have them much more further forward. My analogy of how this works is that you run on the balls of your feet...
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    The main purpose for the lid purchase is because...

    The main purpose for the lid purchase is because the road lid is coming to the end of it's life and am looking at getting a higher level road helmet for road and track events. It would be a shame to...
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    British track sprinters used to do weights and...

    British track sprinters used to do weights and then miles on the road bikes (smoothen pedal stroke, efficiency etc.). And they're performance suggests it's an idea worth trying. But that is track...
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    XC lid and goggles

    Hey, just wandering if anyone here has used a set of goggles (like Oakley's MX series) with a XC helmet (open faced). I'm aware it looks daft, but I've seen some riders using them in enduro events...
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    Regarding the x-raying carbon - would the...

    Regarding the x-raying carbon - would the fibre/layup/damage really show on an x-ray? (I doubt it, but I've only ever studied x-rays into medical uses, and even that was a low level of education).
    ...
  10. I'm quite surprised a mechanic wouldn't of seen...

    I'm quite surprised a mechanic wouldn't of seen it...
    I understand them not really doing anything with their bikes but riding it though.
  11. May I ask why the Mavic was mounted backwards? ...

    May I ask why the Mavic was mounted backwards?
    I don't think Hoy would do something like that without reason/it was a mistake (which I doubt).
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    Try emailing SRAM or Mojo (though they probably...

    Try emailing SRAM or Mojo (though they probably won't be able to send you parts, they will certainly be helpful telling you if you can get them anymore). SRAM has been fantastic with me, emailing...
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    For anyone who is in the UK (like myself),...

    For anyone who is in the UK (like myself), Manchester runs different types of taster sessions, skills sessions and training nights. I don't know if Newport (Wales) run these type of sessions......
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    I haven't read every reply in detail, so I may be...

    I haven't read every reply in detail, so I may be repeating someone else... But this is my experience with my Stumpjumper (changed it about two months ago).
    I'm 5'9 and had a 17.5" frame. It is way...
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    Have you considered that that tiny gain of a...

    Have you considered that that tiny gain of a couple of percent matters to the pros, and due to UCI ruling, all equipment must be publicly available (for a popular example, see the olympic track bikes...
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    You need to turn your high-range adjuster screw...

    You need to turn your high-range adjuster screw on your derailleur clock wise (tighten).
    1. Put your bike in the gear you want to be your biggest.
    2. Turn the high-range adjuster screw clockwise...
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    I can't really weigh in on how strictly USAC keep...

    I can't really weigh in on how strictly USAC keep their rulings - I race under British Cycling and they're pretty lenient (I spent a season on the track racing with one less tooth on the rear cog...
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    ^I want one.

    ^I want one.
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    No we don't... I've never heard that term...

    No we don't...
    I've never heard that term before. I don't know if you're getting us mixed up with some other imperial-loving country, but it certainly isn't us.
    I've heard people call it the...
  20. Well, given that the fork was considered because...

    Well, given that the fork was considered because it was a deal, and that the post says 'economical', I'm inclined to believe it is because equipment costs money, and not everyone has enough money to...
  21. http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Shimano+HB-M475+convert+15mm&...

    http://lmgtfy.com/?q=Shimano+HB-M475+convert+15mm&l=1

    Wow, the first result has the answer.
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    Rides like a beauty. My first full susser, the...

    Rides like a beauty. My first full susser, the brain system may not work for some, but I love it. Feels solid and confident around the trails and is just like my old hardtail Stumpjumper on the...
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    I've gone from classics to 2 Max on my track bike...

    I've gone from classics to 2 Max on my track bike (my road bike has always had classics).
    The improvement I noticed is that the engagement is much better, much more solid and I know when I'm in or...
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    I can't weigh in on the Airborne brand - no...

    I can't weigh in on the Airborne brand - no experience with them.

    You won't be going wrong with any of those big brands you mentioned in your original post (Giant, Trek, Specialized, Marin). ...
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    I didn't mean to give a 'scare' factor to the...

    I didn't mean to give a 'scare' factor to the post. The speed would be comparable to other sessions on the same spin bike, and you could 'manufacture' the number you input to the speed sensor to give...
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