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  1. I would say masters are MORE likely to cheat from...

    I would say masters are MORE likely to cheat from my experience. A kid doping has more to gain sure, but a LOT more to lose. The kind of guy who spends more money than time, and is extremely...
  2. how about instead of banning motors, just accept...

    how about instead of banning motors, just accept it and control it. Imagine a scratch race where everyone has a 5 second boost button they could use at some point in the race. Or a points race where...
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    All of the major bikes should be coming out with...

    All of the major bikes should be coming out with new frames for Rio, so maybe there will be a 'flood' on the market soon (relatively speaking, even a couple of L96s for sale would be a flood lol)....
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    Ive heard our team is getting the new bike, ill...

    Ive heard our team is getting the new bike, ill try and grab a pic of it. Wonder whats happening to all those L96 frames.... :) Too bad they have cut posts and are useless to anyone with a longer...
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    oh and want to hear one worse.... at Jr track...

    oh and want to hear one worse.... at Jr track worlds our rider was almost not allowed to race a TK1. Why?


    https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8684/16977534446_b2f163b95a_b.jpg


    See that blue,...
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    :) I actually feel at this level (call them...

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    I actually feel at this level (call them regional races) they need to lax their requirements huge. Road races around here are under all the same rules but they NEVER check bikes, only in a TT....
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    They must have had new people up there, as...

    They must have had new people up there, as Andrew, the guy who checks every bike always, knows a TK1 lol. And a TK1 with scattos shouldn't be able to fail.


    It is tough for out of towners, to do...
  8. Thread: 2016 Goals

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    longer cranks?

    longer cranks?
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    They do the extra 5mm pursuit bars for tall...

    They do the extra 5mm pursuit bars for tall people, but I have not heard/seen them do anything special otherwise. Maybe ocup they give some, I wouldn't risk the drive unless you think you can fit it...
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    The 5cm behind the BB is mostly an issue for tri...

    The 5cm behind the BB is mostly an issue for tri bikes in a TT, as they have geometries that put you way forward. Most track bikes will be able to fit based on the rails alone, with the exception of...
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    Ontario races under a UCI license, so enforces...

    Ontario races under a UCI license, so enforces UCI rules for track. Before each race you have to check in at bike check, they sometimes weigh the bike, they ALWAYS check the saddle and bars in a jig...
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    Weight won't be an issue. Only people I see go...

    Weight won't be an issue. Only people I see go under are very small bikes and small carbon wheels (like 202s).

    The seat is what gets people. Assuming they are enforcing the new 9deg rule that...
  13. Thread: World cup chat

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    or not there at all. Our TP team was 4 girls...

    or not there at all. Our TP team was 4 girls fighting for spot #4 on the team basically. 3 of the girls going to Rio weren't even in HK, but rather the rest fighting for the spot :)


    A lot of...
  14. Thread: World cup chat

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    Not bad for a guy who has to ride up mountains...

    Not bad for a guy who has to ride up mountains for 3 weeks at a time, but a good example of how fast track sprinters really are (10.6 wouldn't even get you to the event as a sprinter)
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    I go so fast I usually don't even START my...

    I go so fast I usually don't even START my interval

    .... :)
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    I know a few people that just like to just go...

    I know a few people that just like to just go fast for little work, like the VIP session Carl mentions. I don't really get it, from an endurance point of view, of going 50kmh but at 200w. Yes you get...
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    Im not sure its worth getting that complicated...

    Im not sure its worth getting that complicated (small gears first part of the season, big later, or other way around).

    I always describe the bike sessions as a way to get the high speed, high...
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    World champs yes, but not for world cup. There's...

    World champs yes, but not for world cup. There's usually a condensed highlight after the fact you can watch, but only thing live I have ever seen is the tissot timing (which is at least instant...
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    Those do look good, and pretty close to the $800...

    Those do look good, and pretty close to the $800 set of rollers Ive seen people use that do the exact same thing.

    winter project for me...find mid 11s :) I did an 11.4 last night but had the...
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    A lot of people try to compare us (toronto) to...

    A lot of people try to compare us (toronto) to LA, how they schedule, use their track, etc, but exactly as you put it the weather is a different factor. LA would naturally have less demand for...
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    Infield is 3 full size basket ball courts that...

    Infield is 3 full size basket ball courts that get good use. I haven't seen the financials in a while but they actually do well at paying for the place (burnaby velodrome is actually owned by the...
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    If you can get into a B cert on friday night, you...

    If you can get into a B cert on friday night, you could technically ride after that. Let me know if you do and I can probably find a spot in a private session somewhere for you, but you would need to...
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    Our race nights are currently capped at 60, are...

    Our race nights are currently capped at 60, are all sold out with long wait lists. This is for 18+, youth have a separate night with around 40.
    Everything, literally everything, is booked solid,...
  24. Thread: The Bos is back?

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    What a freak. He could probably race decent at...

    What a freak. He could probably race decent at olympics in omnium, TS, and sprint.

    Wasn't that always the point of omnium though, it was for sprints and endurance riders the same? Once in a while...
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    Haven't been on in a bit and like where this...

    Haven't been on in a bit and like where this thread is going! :P

    I will echo the cooking sentiment, I don't think there is better advice to give to anyone who cares even slightly about...
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