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    schwinn madison

    thoughts on racing with the schwinn madison?

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    I don't know for sure, but I'm under the impression that the Madison is one of the many super-slack fixed gear road bikes, not really designed for velodrome use. That's not to say that it can't be done, but there are probably better options out there, if you're looking for an affordable track bike.

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    My only concern would be BB height, depending on what track you ride on.

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    Unless your riding at one of the 3 indoor velodromes in North America I wouldnt worry about it. Non of the out door ones are steep enough. GO RACE!

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    Quote Originally Posted by CafeRacer View Post
    Unless your riding at one of the 3 indoor velodromes in North America I wouldnt worry about it. Non of the out door ones are steep enough. GO RACE!
    well that's simply not true.

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    Schwinn Madison used to be an entry level track bike. Great for the new rider and a great training bike.
    Lots of velodromes used them for training because they are cheap and reliable. Encino velodrome had a small fleet of them for training bikes at one time. (many moons ago)

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