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    Sticky: I got it, Once you go Black you'll stay on the...

    I got it, Once you go Black you'll stay on the track.I'll just keep this simple and get the black.

    Thanks
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    Sticky: [QUOTE=carleton;16680083]I like Vredestein...

    [QUOTE=carleton;16680083]I like Vredestein Fortezza TriComp because they are relatively inexpensive, durable, and support high PSI for a clincher (up to 160, I think).

    Conti GP 4000s are a good...
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    Sticky: I had asked input on another thread a year or so...

    I had asked input on another thread a year or so and di not get a direct answer for tires I wanted.

    Outdoor asphalt track CLINCHER tire for a low banking 400m bumpy track.

    Looking for a good...
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    So How was the clinic?

    So How was the clinic?
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    Good choice. I have a Felt TK3 , maybe form 2011,...

    Good choice. I have a Felt TK3 , maybe form 2011, got it in white because that's what they had. Truth is with so many black bikes on the track, I'm easy to pick out. I do agree that there may be a...
  6. Sadly, The world moves on. With so many new...

    Sadly, The world moves on.
    With so many new other options such as Face Book Track Groups etc and forums such as ours it becomes just a labor of love.
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    I raced 2 seasons on a TK3 and did very well on...

    I raced 2 seasons on a TK3 and did very well on the track with it. I'm 210 lbs 6ft and put a lot of torque on that bike. I would say as a complete bike goes this was a great investment. Got me going...
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    The Sugino 75 is pretty much the BEST and most...

    The Sugino 75 is pretty much the BEST and most READILY available in the market for a square Track BB. The plus is that with the loose bearing design it can be easily maintained plus you can swap to...
  9. Sounds good to me. Anything I get anyway is "New"...

    Sounds good to me. Anything I get anyway is "New" equipment except usually used. So your Used becomes my New...lol
  10. Well, I was going to ask almost similar questions...

    Well, I was going to ask almost similar questions that the OP had put up, basically how to get "More Leg Speed" is an issue of mine and with season done here I figured it would be a great idea to...
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    Jumping in here on the Planet X Wheels. I have 2...

    Jumping in here on the Planet X Wheels. I have 2 riders at our track who have been riding them fro the 2 seasons I have been around. Never had any issues out of their mouths.

    As stated by the...
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    So Carleton exactly what are you saying?;) I...

    So Carleton exactly what are you saying?;)

    I am not sure exactly how I will deal with the off season but MY focus will be 3 fold.
    a) Improve on my weakest areas. Creating explosiveness to get...
  13. Nice video on how beginners get started on the track

    http://video.pbs.org/video/2365068737/
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    I own a TK3 and last year was my fist season. I...

    I own a TK3 and last year was my fist season. I did the entire season with a 48-15 as I learned the ropes. In the off season I acquired the 1/8 chain, cogs and cranksets that I needed and a DA...
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    Carleton is correct, but with the TRY THE TRACK...

    Carleton is correct, but with the TRY THE TRACK makeup date a few weeks out the season will be pretty much finished.
    Check with Marty if there is training time available for you and take advantage...
  16. Okay, let me try to help a fellow Kissena rider...

    Okay, let me try to help a fellow Kissena rider (lucky guess right?).

    First things first, there are plenty of other frames than the Dolan with Road fork that are drilled for Brakes. My Felt TK3 is...
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    Trust me I am NOT over thinking this, but the key...

    Trust me I am NOT over thinking this, but the key is that the rod is the correct length for the fork, which it should be.
    However, that is why you will see some skewers with holes through them so...
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    Okay, but the Acorn doesn't use the 5mm Allen....

    Okay, but the Acorn doesn't use the 5mm Allen.
    But I got the idea, thanks
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    Boy, am I stupid, I got it. Hand tightening is...

    Boy, am I stupid, I got it.
    Hand tightening is enough? I mean we do it that way with a regular skewer but the locking side does create pressure/force to keep the acorn tight against the drop out
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    I must be tired from work, but I assume you...

    I must be tired from work, but I assume you suggest me removing the nut from the "casing" so to speak? If so how is that done?
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    Thanks, I guess I was worried as the part is so...

    Thanks, I guess I was worried as the part is so cheap vs regular ZIPP skewers that I worried. Then again I guess they would not gain anything by cutting corners either.
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    Thought on a

    Looking at 2002 or 2003 era zipp 404 front wheel. non-dimpled. 16 spoke. Tubular wheel for the track.
    FYI, I'm 205 Strong 500TT Sprinter 55yo, the rest is a work in progress.

    The price is right...
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    A few thoughts from a TK3 owner. I am 93 Kilo...

    A few thoughts from a TK3 owner.
    I am 93 Kilo and a tad under 6ft and have been using the bike for almost 2 seasons now.

    I bought it as a starter bike and have no plan to get another but will...
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    Glad you made it to the clinic and had fun. last...

    Glad you made it to the clinic and had fun.
    last year was my first time on a fixie and then racing on the track and as you actually racing. It took me the season to get aquainted with the tactics...
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    As stated the Sugino 75 is a great choice and...

    As stated the Sugino 75 is a great choice and from what I saw when I hunted there were not that many quality options beside it.
    In fact I would have bought it except I found a DA Crankset that uses...
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