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    Its not a guarantee that you will only take...

    Its not a guarantee that you will only take yourself down, unless you are not in front or next to anyone, by even just a small amount. There is a clip somewhere on the interwebs of a bunch race where...
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    Ah, yes. I see what i did there. And +1...

    Ah, yes. I see what i did there.

    And +1 regarding hands on the tops. Makes me twitch when riders around me do this, sprint or not.
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    I have no intentions here to be a jerk, in any...

    I have no intentions here to be a jerk, in any way. Just intersted in the dynamics of racing. Thought i spotted this when i first watched your clip (awesome race, really well ridden), and watched a...
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    Nice one :) You came pretty high out of the...

    Nice one :)

    You came pretty high out of the sprinters lane just after turn 4. Are they fairly lax about that at that track, or did no one spot it?
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    +1 And if the track is slightly longer than you...

    +1
    And if the track is slightly longer than you are used to racing on, and the wind is home straight, beware of attacking before or just out of turn 4 when going for the line - leave the front guys...
  6. Oops! haha!

    Oops! haha!
  7. so, JuiceWillis, how did it go?

    so, JuiceWillis, how did it go?
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    Hmm.. your forum name is apt. Out of interest,...

    Hmm.. your forum name is apt.
    Out of interest, what is the intent of this particular training?
    A dare - next time do the same thing along the top edge ;)
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    Wow, those turns.. O_O Careful of riding off...

    Wow, those turns.. O_O

    Careful of riding off your rollers in 'em ;-)

    Nice clip though, thanks. I'm going to stick it in my folder of 'things to watch on the trainer'. :thumb:
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    The latest understanding of cramping (well, the...

    The latest understanding of cramping (well, the first information that is more than just a guess/ anecdote, really...)


    The Real Cause of Muscle Cramps | TrainingPeaks

    The article itself:

    ...
  11. A further question on this - could you indicate...

    A further question on this - could you indicate at what sort of intensity these rides are at?
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    Practise and feedback. Right on point, and so...

    Practise and feedback. Right on point, and so obvious its easy to miss.

    Thanks, definitely going to read the full article
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    Indeed, Zen master, you speak truth! Since i...

    Indeed, Zen master, you speak truth!

    Since i ride for fun and not for finance, we reach a conundrum - handling the mind, and getting the body onto the trainer accordingly, is one thing. Having...
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    I REALLY have to psych myself up to get on the...

    I REALLY have to psych myself up to get on the trainer.. because of that trainer-soul-destroyer factor, as well as the fact that my trainer sessions are supposed be those ass-kicking hell-hole ones....
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    step one - just ride step two - ride some more...

    step one - just ride
    step two - ride some more
    step three - do some beginner races.
    still having fun?
    step four - start looking at how you can tune up your training (and then only after that,...
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    1) In addition to the above, you can also take a...

    1) In addition to the above, you can also take a video of yourself riding on rollers, and post it here for comments. Lots of experienced eyes on this forum.

    2) this question could also go into...
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    recommended by my coach: Analytic Cycling,...

    recommended by my coach: Analytic Cycling, Interactive methods for estimating cycling performance.

    haven't checked it out thoroughly, but looks good at first glance
  18. normal bar tape also works. some people leave...

    normal bar tape also works. some people leave them untaped, too
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    ^ Nice. (and true of a lot of life, as an...

    ^ Nice.
    (and true of a lot of life, as an aside).

    I'm in agreement with all of the above. My 2c is on the ' yes power, but how?'. Basically, look at your numbers.
    if you have a bike computer...
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    Until i opened the thread, i thought you were...

    Until i opened the thread, i thought you were going to build a track! :lol:
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    AWESOME! The elusive top-step - taken in...

    AWESOME!

    The elusive top-step - taken in style :thumb:
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    Collapsing knees, strange pedal strokes and funny...

    Collapsing knees, strange pedal strokes and funny feet (etc) can also result from muscle imbalances. Sometimes worth getting a proper biokinetic assessment. My frequently recurring knee ache, worse...
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    Oh, and if you are on FB, join the...

    Oh, and if you are on FB, join the 'trackcyclingsa' group. Bikes get sold on there occasionally. There is one going at the moment. (Silverback Enigma)
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    Hi Traptraptrap (nice ;-)) I'm also in SA,...

    Hi Traptraptrap (nice ;-))

    I'm also in SA, and a lot of the guys here down in CT have brought in Planet X track bikes, and love them. Great bikes and not overly priced.
    Also, keep an eye on...
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    You are right, there is no comparison - it'd be...

    You are right, there is no comparison - it'd be like comparing a sprint to a pursuit. Was it a comparison, though? Or merely an observation?

    I reckon no one else has attempted a 12h record because...
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