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Old 04-05-14, 07:26 PM   #1
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So now its official, time to hit up some tracktime!



Now I need to get certified at Carson

I can now practice in Encino. Bike is freaking sexy I must say!
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Dope. That is some serious seat to bar drop.
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It's the exact same setup as my road bike and on my road bike I run 175 cranks and this is 165 so the saddle is a tad higher.
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I only see half a bike.
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It's the exact same setup as my road bike and on my road bike I run 175 cranks and this is 165 so the saddle is a tad higher.
The setup on track, for some racers, is different from the road. For example, in a points race, you may want to sit up and breathe after a sprint. So, the setup on a track bike is higher with the endurance bars and you bend your elbows to go low. And I am sure that many will have an opinion on this. We are all different and over time each racer figures out what works for them.
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