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  1. Thread: Carolina Cup

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    Rollers, not hills. I've tried off the front a...

    Rollers, not hills. I've tried off the front a few times and been pulled back every time. The last half of the lap is downhill'ish to a flat and fast.
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    A lot of rides/groups out of Greenville as well.

    A lot of rides/groups out of Greenville as well.
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    Poll: Thank you for the responses. I also have this on...

    Thank you for the responses. I also have this on Facebook locally and there are ~30 responses there (100% say $ doesn't matter). Interesting that payouts are listed on most races. Maybe change it...
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    Poll: ...agreed. No $50. I want to go opposite of...

    ...agreed. No $50. I want to go opposite of "big". I want to do low entry fee ($5'ish), donated prizes, and try to keep longevity in mind. Open books so that racers can see income/expenses, and...
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    Poll: ...this is somewhat my thoughts as well. The...

    ...this is somewhat my thoughts as well. The reality is that it's pretty tough to run a race series, let alone pull enough $ in to give away cash at the end.
    General costs are $3.60/rider for...
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    Poll: I will also clarify. All financials would be...

    I will also clarify. All financials would be public. Not making money on this, every single penny would go back to the series, and I would post the docs on the website.
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    Poll: Would you race if there were no payouts?

    I'm currently researching on putting together a weekly (or biweekly) criterium series and our conversations revolve around costs and registration fees. While we can have payouts on the tail end,...
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    Hi Rob, I'll have to reply to this in length...

    Hi Rob,
    I'll have to reply to this in length after tomorrow (our Polar Bear).
    One thing you should ask is, do I REALLY want to do this for a Charity, or do I REALLY want to do this for reason X...
  9. Just an update... Free custom pint glass with...

    Just an update...
    Free custom pint glass with the first 75 registrants, long sleeve shirt, free beer and chili afterwards.
    Hope to see people out!
    www.gastoncountycyclists.com
  10. 22nd Annual Polar Bear - Gaston County Cyclists (Charlotte, NC)...

    Hello,
    Our 22nd Annual Polar Bear is getting geared up for Saturday Jan 3rd, starting at 10am. Three route options, Chili, Beer, and a good ride! If you are in the Charlotte region, or Greenville...
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    So on that note, what WOULD people like to see...

    So on that note, what WOULD people like to see from their local cycling club?
    Competitions, socials, discounts, racing dues, equipment to borrow, etc.

    I'd like to know as to grow a club, or keep...
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    We have ~150 members, and our dues are $15/yr and...

    We have ~150 members, and our dues are $15/yr and increasing to $20.
    What you get for the $ is:
    10% off at the LBS
    Picnics, grilling, christmas party, bike social
    Tent space at the pro-crit
    Kit...
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    I have a 2010 Lapierre Xelius 800 FDJ version. ...

    I have a 2010 Lapierre Xelius 800 FDJ version. It is stiff, and most are correct, you wont see them here in the US. One thing to note... Do yourself a favor and buy a replacement rear derailleur...
  14. Anyone seen a rear facing camera that would work...

    Anyone seen a rear facing camera that would work "better" than the Fly6. There are plenty cameras on the market, but I specifically want one to record while I'm riding that is rear facing to catch...
  15. Thread: Coconut oil?

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    I switched to the Queen Helene cream this year...

    I switched to the Queen Helene cream this year and am very satisfied. Plus any overage can be used on your dry patches elsewhere, and it smells great
  16. There is a real science behind it, based on a...

    There is a real science behind it, based on a multitude of fields such as Submarines, Underground Mining, Medicine, Arctic Circle work, etc. Basically anything that involves the loss of sunlight to...
  17. There is a whole bunch of literature on night...

    There is a whole bunch of literature on night shift, circadian rhythm, flipping from nights to days, sleep schedule advancement, anchor sleep, etc. If you are going to do this long term, you...
  18. I work only nights and it's very tough to be...

    I work only nights and it's very tough to be fresh. Your body doesn't release the same levels of hormones at the times you need, your eating cycle is off, and training becomes difficult.
    I wake up...
  19. ...I had chased down a lone lead rider off the...

    ...I had chased down a lone lead rider off the front and caught him, but blew up on the climb, and went out the back. I was caught literally on the KOM line by the ladies. My big problem was I...
  20. Question regarding being held behind another group...

    At a race this weekend there were several groups racing at the same time (Cat3, 4/5's, and 5's as well as woman's pro/1/2). I got out the back near the KOM and was caught by the 3 leaders of the...
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    ...I sanded down my old aluminum frame, and...

    ...I sanded down my old aluminum frame, and rattle canned a base white layer (after primer). Light sanding. Then I took an old coffee table book of vintage ski posters (The Art of Skiing), cut them...
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    do you have a link to the vendor? Thx!

    do you have a link to the vendor?
    Thx!
  23. Thanks Demon I have a stages PM and want to swap...

    Thanks Demon
    I have a stages PM and want to swap it btw bikes as well as crank arm lengths (172.5 to 175)... Nothing from a performance standpoint :-) Apparently there is no adapter for the old...
  24. Bottom Bracket/Crankset Swap Question(s)...

    Hello,
    I have this 1999 specialized allez sport and want to swap out the crankset with a newer hollowtech II version.

    From what I can tell, the specs are Bottom Bracket is 118mm spindle BB Shell...
  25. ..sorry, Hollowtech II is correct...

    ..sorry, Hollowtech II is correct...
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