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Old 06-27-17, 09:54 AM
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Originally Posted by VanceMac View Post
Agree with most everything here. My one adjacent comment: the trend toward bigger gears in both omniums and (especially) sprinting has made it all the more difficult to convince newcomers that they should really develop cadence and leg speed first. Seeing guys run a 98" in a cat 4 points race where it is anything BUT consistent high speeds is a head banger.
oof, absolutely.

speed first - THEN gear.

FWIW, until recently i raced Nats on 93-94" gears.
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