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    Yep. Track, Crit, 'Cross and MTB: it happens. ...

    Yep.
    Track, Crit, 'Cross and MTB: it happens.

    If you can't feature tossing your machine & self down on the course with bravura don't line up.
    If you never lined up you have no idea what racing...
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    "The main purpose of junior gear restrictions is...

    "The main purpose of junior gear restrictions is to help the young rider develop a good pedal cadence and to avoid injury."

    https://www.usacycling.org/encyclingpedia/encycstory.php?id=4203
    ...
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    TX is a relentless hell hole of astronomical...

    TX is a relentless hell hole of astronomical temperatures, homicidal heavily armed rednecks, festering urban decay and hordes of predatory border crossers only held in check by drought and bad meth....
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    Of course, and why not? -Bandera

    Of course, and why not?

    -Bandera
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    Oddly enough here's my post from June '15 in the...

    Oddly enough here's my post from June '15 in the The Age 65+ Singlespeed & Fixed Gear Thread:



    -Bandera
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    Chapeau! Well done. -Bandera

    Chapeau!
    Well done.

    -Bandera
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    I'm still using a FG recovery ride the day after...

    I'm still using a FG recovery ride the day after a long difficult FW ride in the hills.
    Old school technique that works well to get the legs going 'round and work out the soreness.

    -Bandera
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    geoffs, That's a very impressive and precise...

    geoffs,

    That's a very impressive and precise methodology you all have there.

    "Back when" we used a "build sheet" for every frame-up bike build detailing the frame make/model size/dimensions and...
  9. Yep, several Raleigh/Carltons we built "back...

    Yep, several Raleigh/Carltons we built "back when" had the fork in the jig and the frame on the flat table.
    That being said alignment was usually better than the Italian "artisan" frames that always...
  10. I have both mounted, either is a good quality...

    I have both mounted, either is a good quality tire for it's price but I'm going 100% Vittoria for replacement on road wheels.
    They run a bit wider/taller which I prefer and can be found at a lower...
  11. Cool story Bro...................:eek:

    Cool story Bro...................:eek:
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    1st: a Century is not a race. Some are Charity...

    1st: a Century is not a race.
    Some are Charity rides w/ a certain amount of support and mix of riders of all skill levels on a wide variety of equipment and speeds.
    Unless you are an experienced...
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    If you are "a very experienced road rider" you...

    If you are "a very experienced road rider" you start exactly as would from the line in a Criterium race.
    Surely you don't need a detailed explanation of how to do that:

    Strong side clipped in, Fr...
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    Well done! A FG century is a bit relentless and...

    Well done!
    A FG century is a bit relentless and a landmark.

    -Bandera
  15. Road & Track use, not surprisingly, are totally...

    Road & Track use, not surprisingly, are totally different requirements so I'll leave it to the current generation of trackies to respond to what they ride for various events on their velodromes.
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    We should all know our limitations as mechanics...

    We should all know our limitations as mechanics and prepare for long self supported rides accordingly.
    What works for me, obviously will not work for you.

    PS: Carry two spare tubes, ID, Heath...
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    A flood in NO a decade ago has nothing to do with...

    A flood in NO a decade ago has nothing to do with the health of Live Oak trees in South Central TX.

    Those of us whose families have been on this land w/ Live Oaks in the Hill Country since before...
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    Nice job, however most of what you have in your...

    Nice job, however most of what you have in your tool roll would best be left back on your workbench, unless you do routine maintenance on the side of the road or wish to carry needleless weight.
    I...
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    The final generation of traditional tubular rims...

    The final generation of traditional tubular rims from Ambrosiso were the best ever IMHO. The Chrono for light riders on smooth courses and the most excellent Nemesis designed for Pros on the pave'...
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    Was a post-WWII single speed coaster brake...

    Was a post-WWII single speed coaster brake traditional American wide tire bike the type of machine that you were looking to buy?
    The type (I know nothing of the Westerfield brand despite being...
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    A) Make sure that you are properly fitted and...

    A) Make sure that you are properly fitted and have the gearing for your condition/terrain, that will change as you adapt to riding.

    2) Put in 400-600 Base miles where you ride at a pace that you...
  22. Down is also Out, Up is Back. -Bandera

    Down is also Out, Up is Back.

    -Bandera
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    Someone else who uses tubular tape will have to...

    Someone else who uses tubular tape will have to respond, I have no experience w/ it.

    -Bandera
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    "Back when" we trained on tubulars a spare (or...

    "Back when" we trained on tubulars a spare (or two) was carried under the saddle, always a worn or repaired tub relegated to "spare" status.
    It was faster to replace a tubular on the side of the...
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    Have you ever wondered why road cyclists,...

    Have you ever wondered why road cyclists, regardless of what drivetrain they are using, mount water bottles 1st on the DT and 2nd on the ST?
    Ergonomics. Reaching down for a quick sip and snapping...
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