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Why are there no 100 yard dash professional sprint bikers ?

Old 06-27-22, 03:42 AM
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Originally Posted by Jax Rhapsody View Post
This is what I come back to, after my sabatical from here?
Yeah the bar is very low.
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Old 06-27-22, 04:33 AM
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Originally Posted by genejockey View Post
I seem to recall there's some form of 'sprint' in track cycling which usually ends up being as exciting as watching paint dry. There are two riders and they both end up track standing up at the top of the banking, waiting for the other rider to get bored and go for it, so they can grab their wheel and slingshot around them to win. So, mostly they do nothing for a long time.
You clearly are ignorant of current track racing. Perhaps you should acquaint yourself with the modern state of affairs before venturing an opinion.
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Old 06-27-22, 04:44 AM
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That Velodrome thing only has 2 people. I talking a proper race. 100 yard dash like Olympic sprinters lined up 8 in a row.
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Old 06-27-22, 05:23 AM
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This bike would be good for a 100 yard sprint.


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Old 06-27-22, 07:45 AM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
This bike would be good for a 100 yard sprint.


is that a 6 volt car battery on the brack?
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Old 06-27-22, 08:06 AM
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Originally Posted by badger1 View Post
Because the idea/concept is utterly, completely uninteresting to anyone ... other than (apparently) the op.

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Old 06-27-22, 08:06 AM
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
This bike would be good for a 100 yard sprint.


this mod will keep my massive legs from breaking the rear tire loose!
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Old 06-27-22, 08:10 AM
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Look up Keirin, a mostly Asian track racing discipline. Motor paced for a few laps then an all-out full(?) contact race for the finish. Commonly promoted as a betting sport in Asia.

No there is no bike race identical to the 100m dash, and why would there be? Are there 21 day stage races around France for runners? Of course not, because that would also be stupid.
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Old 06-27-22, 08:12 AM
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I thin we need a 50 meter hurdle event for bikes.
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Originally Posted by asgelle View Post
You clearly are ignorant of current track racing. Perhaps you should acquaint yourself with the modern state of affairs before venturing an opinion.
Oh, lighten up, Francis. Who peed in your Cheerios?
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Originally Posted by CheGiantForLife View Post
That Velodrome thing only has 2 people. I talking a proper race. 100 yard dash like Olympic sprinters lined up 8 in a row.
It's not a thing because people don't want to watch it. I was a track sprinter in school, but have no interest in watching that. These are the only things that would make it exciting:


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