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    Track gearing

    Hey all-

    What gearing do you recommend for the track? I'm currently running 45x16 for commuting and alleycats, but want to build something track specific. I have another 16t cog (brand new philwood) that I would like to use. I was thinking 52t?

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    48x15 to start.

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    Uh, a lot more than one gear.
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    arent you supposed to have a warm up gear and a running gear? also different gears for different tracks?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nagrom_ View Post
    Uh, a lot more than one gear.
    To start, one gear is fine. Although @GENESTARWIND is right, you'll want a warmup gear, specifically if you'll be at Kissena.

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    go to the velodrome and track racing area on here. Those guys are helpful.
    plan on spending a lot of money.

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    yeah wrong forum
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    Jesse Shotland strikes again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    Jesse Shotland strikes again.
    aaaaand new signature.

    Quote Originally Posted by bmontgomery87 View Post
    go to the velodrome and track racing area on here. Those guys are helpful.
    plan on spending a lot of money.
    Tried finding that, but couldn't. Is it somewhere it shouldn't be?

    Quote Originally Posted by Nagrom_ View Post
    Uh, a lot more than one gear.
    I only have one side threaded on my rear hub. Good to see you're still alive. How's your Kilo?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shotland View Post
    Tried finding that, but couldn't. Is it somewhere it shouldn't be?

    Track Cycling: Velodrome Racing and Training Area

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    Quote Originally Posted by bmontgomery87 View Post

    thanks- what's the navigation for that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shotland View Post
    I only have one side threaded on my rear hub. Good to see you're still alive. How's your Kilo?
    Shoot for like 85gi. Small enough to spin, big enough for a decent top end.

    Yeah I'm alive, this place just blows. Kilo is gone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nagrom_ View Post
    Shoot for like 85gi. Small enough to spin, big enough for a decent top end.

    Yeah I'm alive, this place just blows. Kilo is gone.
    85, awesome thanks. Something to work with.

    This place does blows. I saw on you pedal room.. What happened? No more velodrome for you?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shotland View Post
    This place does blows.
    Perfection.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shotland View Post
    85, awesome thanks. Something to work with.

    This place does blows. I saw on you pedal room.. What happened? No more velodrome for you?

    Eh, changing interests.
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    i love a 52 chainring but your back cog u need to have a few i would say have a 14,15,16 but what you have to start is not bad. its something you have to play with and find what works best for you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scrodzilla View Post
    Perfection.
    I knew someone would appreciate that.



    Quote Originally Posted by Nagrom_ View Post
    Eh, changing interests.
    I forgot to ask about your Caad10 too. Are you just leaving cycling all together?


    Quote Originally Posted by ace2057 View Post
    i love a 52 chainring but your back cog u need to have a few i would say have a 14,15,16 but what you have to start is not bad. its something you have to play with and find what works best for you.
    Thanks man, Will get the 52!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Shotland View Post

    I forgot to ask about your Caad10 too. Are you just leaving cycling all together?
    Nah, just downgrading. Don't need that much bike.
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