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  1. Sticky: Looking good! You don't need to change anything...

    Looking good! You don't need to change anything on that bike. Race it as is.
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    Some of the early(?) EC90 Track bars didn't have...

    Some of the early(?) EC90 Track bars didn't have the textured grip area, so you needed to use NJS style slide-on grips.
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    Jennie Reed using EC90s without grips or grip...

    Jennie Reed using EC90s without grips or grip tape vs Victoria Pendleton:
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    Most* of the Easton EC90 bars have a textured...

    Most* of the Easton EC90 bars have a textured grip so that you don't need grip tape as well. They grip very well with soft gloves or bare handed. I'd imagine they are designed that way for the same...
  5. If a Masters racers gets caught, (s)he is...

    If a Masters racers gets caught, (s)he is embarrassed and then moves on the the next hobby.
  6. I didn't say masters are most likely to cheat. ...

    I didn't say masters are most likely to cheat. But, they can, have, and will do so in the future. There is significantly much less bike and drug testing on the Masters scene than on the UCI Elite...
  7. Thanks for noting that. I removed the video...

    Thanks for noting that. I removed the video above.
  8. It's mountain biking using a road bike with...

    It's mountain biking using a road bike with knobbies, right?



    Ah! Thanks! That explains it. I've seen this device in the Apple Store in Atlanta for $250USD:...
  9. GOOD POINT!! Maybe the A bike goes through...

    GOOD POINT!!

    Maybe the A bike goes through normal bike check and they didn't expect the B bike to be checked.

    Maybe the plan was to
    - Start on the A bike
    - Have an "Ooopsie" mechanical on an...
  10. Probably right. Yeah, you don't make a...

    Probably right.



    Yeah, you don't make a "friend's bike" that will get your banned from the sport that is a replica of your team bike, pack it up, put it on a van/airplane, travel to Worlds,...
  11. I honestly never thought it would be worth the...

    I honestly never thought it would be worth the effort. Like, IF it worked, the mechanical advantage would be so minor that it wouldn't be worth the trouble. Plus maybe it would add drag to the...
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    Generally speaking, you shouldn't buy old...

    Generally speaking, you shouldn't buy old technology for racing. This goes for:

    - Frames
    - Threaded headsets
    - Old style pedals
    - Vintage anything

    There are only a few old things that have...
  13. 'Technological fraud' discovered at Zolder...

    'Technological fraud' discovered at Zolder cyclocross worlds - VeloNews.com
  14. Bottom Bracket Motors *are* possible. Someone just got caught using one at CX Worlds!

    No effing way!

    I had no idea this was actually possible and feasible:


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  15. Hi, and welcome. Those are good numbers.

    Hi, and welcome.

    Those are good numbers.
  16. Closing because this is a duplicate of this post:...

    Closing because this is a duplicate of this post: http://www.bikeforums.net/track-cycling-velodrome-racing-training-area/1046954-ask-about-track-sprinter-training-plan-programme.html#post18500265
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    Dude, those frames retail for over 10,000USD. ...

    Dude, those frames retail for over 10,000USD. The used price will be at least half of that. You ready to drop $5,000+ on a frame? :D
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    Yes, Medium has been their largest frame for a...

    Yes, Medium has been their largest frame for a long time. No one knows why.

    French team riders Gregory Bauge and Kevin Sireau are both over 6ft tall...but word is that they ride custom frames...
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    The big dogs were in a bidding war: ...

    The big dogs were in a bidding war:


    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twitch_%28website%29



    I agree.

    I think the next generation of games will focus on:
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    Here's how the "pro" thing works. There have...

    Here's how the "pro" thing works.

    There have always been people better at video games than the other guys/girls in town. That's always been the case.

    Believe it or not, there have been...
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    Here's how I knew something was different: I...

    Here's how I knew something was different:

    I was playing Little Big Planet on PS3 with my son who was around 8 or 9 at the time. He was stuck on a level and he handed me his controller and says,...
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    Sports like lacrosse, soccer (futbol), and...

    Sports like lacrosse, soccer (futbol), and Football are combat simulations :D



    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_lacrosse

    I mean, boxing simulates...well...a fight :D

    I could go on...
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    Oh, and there is real money involved. The Dota...

    Oh, and there is real money involved.

    The Dota 2 International tournament has an 18 MILLION dollar prize purse. 1 tournament. 18 Million Dollars paid out that week.

    Dota 2 - The International...
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    Not really. Think about it. How is a pro video...

    Not really. Think about it. How is a pro video gamer any more absurd than a guy hitting a little ball over a field into a hole? "I bet I can get it in the hole in less strokes than you!"

    Also,...
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    That's a HUGE step in the right direction. I...

    That's a HUGE step in the right direction.

    I think we missed the boat when fixie riding was really big, I think something like this could have really taken off. I still think it can work now.
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