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  1. Handling is a product of the bicycles geometry,...

    Handling is a product of the bicycles geometry, and materials. Basically design and engineering. If you are competent in both fields, you can make a great handling bike with any number of materials...
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    All the skills you learned at FCV will translate...

    All the skills you learned at FCV will translate to any track you ride. The only adjustment you will have to make is to lessen the extreme that these techniques are taken to. If you are wondering...
  3. Thread: Track porn

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    Wish I still lived in Hamilton! Oh well, we got...

    Wish I still lived in Hamilton! Oh well, we got a drome in Edmonton. Maybe an indoor one soon enough.
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    Levi's 559. They fit my 26 inch thighs!

    Levi's 559. They fit my 26 inch thighs!
  5. True. I was speaking of how Hoy is usually seen...

    True. I was speaking of how Hoy is usually seen wearing only a single strap. Just pointing out that he does use doubles as well.
  6. That's a double strap on Hoy's set up in that...

    That's a double strap on Hoy's set up in that picture.
  7. The Renovo dropouts are proprietary. The braze...

    The Renovo dropouts are proprietary. The braze on type of derailleur mount is often riveted onto carbon or aluminum frames, so you can place it quite accurately. They tab that the derailleur...
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    Look at the work! I know where my next track...

    Look at the work! I know where my next track bike is coming from!
  9. Each piece of equipment gets it;s own thread. We...

    Each piece of equipment gets it;s own thread. We already have a wheel thread. Seems like a good template
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    This gif is from a clip taken at a "crossfit...

    This gif is from a clip taken at a "crossfit games" type of competition.
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    Ass Hatchets!

    Ass Hatchets!
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    That's some great photography!

    That's some great photography!
  13. True. If it has endcaps to accommodate a...

    True. If it has endcaps to accommodate a specific type of axle you may be out of luck. Any hubs that come from an era where the road bikes have horizontal dropouts (not rear facing like cervelos...
  14. It's easy enough. You just need to get a solid...

    It's easy enough. You just need to get a solid axle and remove the hollow, skewer axle.
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    You can check this thread for some more info on...

    You can check this thread for some more info on those wheels.

    http://www.bikeforums.net/showthread.php/804365-Informal-Reviews-on-Track-Wheels

    We should probably make this a sticky.
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    Gord Singleton rode a 10:58 F200 in 1980 on a...

    Gord Singleton rode a 10:58 F200 in 1980 on a round tube frame with box rim wheels. Ride what you got. Upgrade when stuff gets worn out. Your equipment isn't what's holding you back.
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    Definitely not Hed or Mavic, they were always...

    Definitely not Hed or Mavic, they were always hollow. Zipp had always used a foam core. The fact that it looks like an old disc (due to the super huge flange that was used almost universally on...
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    A little OT but still concerning Cyclops. ...

    A little OT but still concerning Cyclops.

    News of Mike's Passing
    http://www.canadiancyclist.com/dailynews.php?id=9216

    A little more info via "bicyclebits" on Bikeforums.net "

    Mike...
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    If it's a Cyclops you are definitely safer taking...

    If it's a Cyclops you are definitely safer taking it off the road. I've had a Cyclops before that had no problems ( I had bought it used), but I've also seen more instances of problems on those...
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    The vents thing, and the shells are thicker than...

    The vents thing, and the shells are thicker than your typical helmet. This would spread the impact of a crash over a larger area. Some Bern models also use a different foam that can stand up to...
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    You can already find very capable electic mopeds...

    You can already find very capable electic mopeds to fit the bill. You could make one out of a scrap motorcycle that will do 50mph.
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    I had done the same thing. But this was...

    I had done the same thing. But this was specifically for an ice race. 340 screws up front, and 300 on the back. Heavy as all hell and really freaked people out when I was riding around an outdoor...
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    I think it would've been funny if Carleton had...

    I think it would've been funny if Carleton had just thrown some random watt and weight numbers and it worked out that the 300lb guy had a higher watts/lb ratio. Why do you have to be so smart?
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    I can't comment of the strap issue, but if you've...

    I can't comment of the strap issue, but if you've bruised or irritated the bone, then it will take a while to heal. Bone takes quite a while to bounce back. You'll be sore for a while.
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    You can also have someone else ride the wheel at...

    You can also have someone else ride the wheel at speed and see if they experience the wobble as well. If they do, then a wheel balancing may be the order of the day. I used to do this with my old...
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