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    Only if you are racing cat 5. One day licenses...

    Only if you are racing cat 5. One day licenses are limited to intro races.

    For road, track and cyclo-cross events, riders may purchase a one-day racing license for $15 and be permitted to enter...
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    The Zipp Super9 and Sub9 are about the same...

    The Zipp Super9 and Sub9 are about the same width. The more common 900 is narrow and will fit anything.
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    There is a max slope in the rules but you need to...

    There is a max slope in the rules but you need to be pretty silly to break it (like the small front wheel) - UCI limit is that the top tube has to fit in a 16cm horizontal box. In practice for most...
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    If you can resist the urge to wear a speedo and...

    If you can resist the urge to wear a speedo and sleeveless jersey some of the triathlon gear bags are set up nicely like the Zoot Men's Bags | Ultra Tri Triathlon Bag and the helmet is inside so it...
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    There seems to be the one really good day just...

    There seems to be the one really good day just before coming down with a cold. Not sure if it the effort that brings on the cold or just the bodies reaction to the virus starting to react.
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    For the new track I suspect it is saying UCI...

    For the new track I suspect it is saying UCI rules are in effect at all times (insurance?), it also keeps people looking ahead. We have taken computers off bikes in intro sessions to keep people...
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    1" aluminum bar zip tied to the saddle rails. 2...

    1" aluminum bar zip tied to the saddle rails. 2 cuts (angled to match rail angle) and some drilling for the zip ties - total about 10-15 minutes. I drill extra holes to allow zip tying the garmin...
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    The Kinlin xr270 is a rim that is reasonably...

    The Kinlin xr270 is a rim that is reasonably light and aero and will not get blown around. 24-28 spokes should be more than enough for a junior - I am well past junior weight and 28 spokes are...
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    There is something similar for rock climbing...

    There is something similar for rock climbing TRUBLUE Auto Belay where the load is the climber and a magnetic clutch. You could probably do something with a mag trainer and a ratchet to clamp the...
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    The slowtwitch consensus on shoe covers is the...

    The slowtwitch consensus on shoe covers is the same as for aero helmets - that it depends. Sometimes slower sometimes faster. Depends on the shoe, fit and material. Helmets also depend a lot on...
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    Just look at what the British were wearing before...

    Just look at what the British were wearing before the high socks/shoe covers were banned. I am waiting for the aero bandages to make an appearance with a sudden rise in shaving injuries. As for...
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    It has worked fine for me for a couple of years...

    It has worked fine for me for a couple of years now, but I am not putting out 2500 watts on starts. Easy to remove to swap chains. Since it is short if not fastened a quick spin after mounting...
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    What is wrong? The numbers look good for a 27"...

    What is wrong? The numbers look good for a 27" wheel size which will be a few percent off an actual wheel size. The calculation for rpm to speed in the sheet is gear inches * pi * rpm * 60(min...
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    For Q factor - Campy is the narrowest, DA then...

    For Q factor - Campy is the narrowest, DA then Sugino. About the same order for clearance at the axle. Going with a narrower crank gives more room for moving the cleat in on the shoe or longer...
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    Are you sure it is a track crank? A road crank...

    Are you sure it is a track crank? A road crank with single bolts works almost as well (a bit off on chain line) - search for measuring crank BCD to determine what size you have. Just look at the...
  16. Thread: Ergobike

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    That is it, you could keep the derailleur from...

    That is it, you could keep the derailleur from the donor if you want to move the shifting to the trainer. You can use a cheap used bike on the front if your real bike is not desired. The nice...
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    An easier project might be something like the BT...

    An easier project might be something like the BT trainer - similar concept to the Lemond where you replace the rear wheel and use gearing to spin a fan behind you. Seems like taking the rear...
  18. Thread: Race Tactics

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    I think it is more of a question of how many...

    I think it is more of a question of how many turns and how steep. Your added distance is pi*cos(bank) * distance from black * laps. Besides tending to drift more on a tight track you are doing...
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    Sticky: The Tufo clinchers are not really like open...

    The Tufo clinchers are not really like open tubulars. They are a regular tubular with an alternate mounting mechanism to allow mounting on a clincher rim. They are a challenge to get over the rim...
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    I would get in touch with them to see if there...

    I would get in touch with them to see if there might be a firmware fix for this type of issue. The cadence is going to have some filtering/smoothing to try to weed out stray results and come up with...
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    The most flexible would be 4.5" rollers with the...

    The most flexible would be 4.5" rollers with the fan, flywheel and a fork stand and the acreage needed to set it all up. The larger rollers are good for just spinning and easier to ride than smaller...
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    I have heard Stages combines the accelerometer...

    I have heard Stages combines the accelerometer readings with looking for power pulses (similar to power tap indirect cadence) to smooth out false readings from bumpy roads. If he power is really 0...
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    Power2Max in accelerometer based cadence so no...

    Power2Max in accelerometer based cadence so no magnets. SRM needs to keep sending the last signal since it only knows about cadence when the switch passes the magnet so 30rpm with a single switch is...
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    I am curious about the semi transparent IO front...

    I am curious about the semi transparent IO front wheel that allows the blue line to show through the spokes. Is that the effect of the flux capacitor as you get close to 88 mph? If the British...
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    trainer tire kept clean is the first step. ...

    trainer tire kept clean is the first step. Reports are that knurling the roller works well. I just do rollinf starts with the tension wound up. The Lemond and other direct drive trainers avoid...
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