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    Today I started putting together a Cranksgiving...

    Today I started putting together a Cranksgiving alleycat for charity.

    Does anyone here have any event planning experience, specifically in the area of sponsorship requests?
    I'm hoping to get in...
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    Somewhat. The guy who put this on organized a...

    Somewhat.
    The guy who put this on organized a more relaxed setup that was closer to a scavenger hunt.
    Each location had a sheet with points that you tore off, so getting there early netted you...
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    Finally feeling recovered and rested after...

    Finally feeling recovered and rested after drinking a gallon of PBR during my first alleycat race.
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    if you're riding fgfs, why would you be doing so...

    if you're riding fgfs, why would you be doing so without straps anyway?
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    too much slack in chain. learn to adjust properly.

    too much slack in chain. learn to adjust properly.
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    Poll: No one is going to deny that the most efficient...

    No one is going to deny that the most efficient and safest way to slow a bicycle down would be using a front and back brake.
    However, that isn't what the OP asked. It just says, front, back, both,...
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    Not a track racer, but the main compounds for...

    Not a track racer, but the main compounds for staying strong/fast/balanced would be:

    some variation of the bench press or overhead press
    vertical pull (pullups)
    horizontal pull (i prefer heavy...
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    Poll: ftfy

    ftfy
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    Poll: another brakeless dbag checking in.

    another brakeless dbag checking in.
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    "I need carbon, I need carbon, my bike topped out...

    "I need carbon, I need carbon, my bike topped out at 45 MPH this morning"

    "Amateurs don't use carbon, I've seen the way you ride"
  11. Thanks for sharing. I love messenger...

    Thanks for sharing. I love messenger documentaries.

    If you can manage to find Murder of Couriers for free, it's decent. I paid to rent it on vimeo, not worth the money.
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    That was pretty awesome to see. I spent 59...

    That was pretty awesome to see. I spent 59 minutes watching/listening to it at my desk in total silence.
    45 seconds left, my boss strikes up a conversation with me.

    :crash:
  13. Fair enough. I do enjoy my carbon fork. I think...

    Fair enough. I do enjoy my carbon fork. I think people just go overboard with the weight concerns.
  14. Not unless you're at an elite level on the track....

    Not unless you're at an elite level on the track.
    People who ride on the street and start buying loads of carbon just need to learn to ride their bikes. Saving 100 grams with carbon handlebars...
  15. It's always been my understanding that the 721...

    It's always been my understanding that the 721 and 725 are the same bike except for the seat tube and the smooth welds......
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    Once they break in and take shape they should be...

    Once they break in and take shape they should be okay. Any time the pedal doesn't flip, but "grab" the strap with your foot.
    It's not terribly difficult to get in and out of straps, that's part of...
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    I personally felt better skidding with tight...

    I personally felt better skidding with tight straps versus spd. But I'm still getting used to clipless
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    works entirely different for skidding. the...

    works entirely different for skidding.

    the front foot pulling up is a huge part of it, especially when first learning.

    you need foot retention if you're riding fixed
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    It took me a while. I started out doing the...

    It took me a while. I started out doing the "balls to stem" skids. Wet pavement helps, provided you are skidding in a straight line.
    Eventually you get comfortable with it and can start adding some...
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    x2 here. If I'm just carrying some clothes and...

    x2 here.

    If I'm just carrying some clothes and a bike lock, I stick with my messenger bag.
    If I have a lot of stuff to ride with, I wear my backpack.

    I was iffy about spending 100+ on a bag,...
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    i noticed it happened on occasion with my...

    i noticed it happened on occasion with my fyxation straps.
    the best solution was to never take my feet out of the straps :thumb:
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    with that gearing, i doubt strength is really an...

    with that gearing, i doubt strength is really an issue. it's just getting used to the technique.
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    i typically ride in chucks or my chrome shoes if...

    i typically ride in chucks or my chrome shoes if I'm riding with clips/straps
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    :rolleyes:

    :rolleyes:
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    Brakeless isn't the brightest thing ever,...

    Brakeless isn't the brightest thing ever, especially when just starting out.
    That being said, I've ridden sans brakes for almost a year now. I spent 3 months riding with brakes, then ditched them....
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