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Posted By m@tty

All built up and ready for use. moving back to...

All built up and ready for use.
moving back to Glasgow next month so the Chris Hoy Velodrome will be a 25 minute drive.
...
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Posted By Poppit

If you haven't already bought the wheels then I'd...

If you haven't already bought the wheels then I'd definitely get tubular wheels with a pair of Vittoria pista controls stuck on them. Tubs run better on the track and usually are easier to handle if...
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Posted By brian44

FWIW, I was (am) a roadie with reasonable...

FWIW, I was (am) a roadie with reasonable flexibility transitioning to the track and I was advised to size up through these forums. I generally ride a 56cm TT on the road with a 120mm stem (I am...
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Posted By Morelock

really on track, going to wax will make life so...

really on track, going to wax will make life so much easier and cleaner. Especially because compared to other cycling you're going to be touching your drivetrain much more often... just a nice side...
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Posted By carleton

I really have to ask, how and why are you all...

I really have to ask, how and why are you all doing this during a pandemic of biblical proportions?

The vaccine doesn’t prevent you from getting and spreading COVID. It simply helps deal
with it....
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Posted By DMC707

4 minute 4k glass ceiling is broken !

So so pumped for Ashton Lambie plus Christina Birch and the rest of his crew ! 3:59.930 !

What an incredible ride for this young fella
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Posted By brawlo

Well he beat thyroid cancer and then after coming...

Well he beat thyroid cancer and then after coming back from that, he had a massive calf tear at the start of last year. I think he did well to be even at the Olympics let alone making it to the...
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Posted By brian44

This sticky has been an incredible help for this...

This sticky has been an incredible help for this aspiring road-to-track racer.
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Posted By burnthesheep

Track delivering for cycling this year. Much...

Track delivering for cycling this year. Much drama, much speed, such wow. If you haven't watch any of the heats for team pursuit, mens or womens, or the men's final...........do it now. Gooooood...
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Posted By topflightpro

I believe it is an FSA tri-spoke wheel that is...

I believe it is an FSA tri-spoke wheel that is designed to fit the Argon TA fork.

Per Argon's site: Note limited wheelset compatibility (100mm x 12mm thru-axle): Campagnolo (full disc), Corima...
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Posted By Minion1

From skim reading this article there's a seperate...

From skim reading this article there's a seperate fork for the pursuit and sprint bikes for the different wheels, so we might see the 5 spoke with the wider fork for the sprinters.

You're not the...
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Posted By carleton

Regarding the Olympics:...

Regarding the Olympics: https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2021/05/27/national/doctors-covid-19-tokyo-olympics/

First few paragraphs:
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Posted By carleton

(Nothing against you personally, Clythio, but you...

(Nothing against you personally, Clythio, but you bring up the topic...)

Part of keeping the virus in check is about being vaccinated and making sure that oneself doesn’t get it to spread it. But,...
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Posted By carleton

This makes absolutely no sense whatsoever.

This makes absolutely no sense whatsoever.
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Posted By carleton

It’s not worth it. We are still knee-deep...

It’s not worth it.

We are still knee-deep in a pandemic. Yes, there is light at the end of the tunnel, but we aren’t through this yet.

There are too many ways for people to get infected by...
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Posted By m@tty

New Zealand Nationals Live Stream

Live stream on YouTube
some impressive rides so far
https://youtu.be/cKLTG2TUs30
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Posted By m@tty

the plastic end caps have developed a bit of a...

the plastic end caps have developed a bit of a wobble which makes them pretty noisy.
Im considering getting some aluminium or stainless steel end caps machined and pressed in as I like them and also...
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Posted By Carbonfiberboy

I seldom visit this forum but the title of this...

I seldom visit this forum but the title of this thread interested me, so here I am and I read the whole article. I agree with most of it and thus disagree with some of it.

I'm 75 and started...
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Posted By carleton

How much personalization of a program you get...

How much personalization of a program you get from a coach is a function of money.

To get personlaization, you need a coach to use his/her skill and time to analyze the rider's past and current...
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Posted By DMC707

definitely do not want to be spurting against the...

definitely do not want to be spurting against the wind!
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Posted By 2500W

Top speeds at the 2020 Asian Track Championships

Keirin final 1-6:
-- 1st, Wakimoto, 9.75
-- 2nd, Awang, 9.81
-- 3rd, Nitta, 9.85

Keirin final 7-12: 1st, Kawabata, 9.77

Sprint final race 2: Awang, 9.82; Wakimoto, 9.83

All results...
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Posted By Morelock

The day I paused the WC TT to try and count how...

The day I paused the WC TT to try and count how many teeth were on Tony Martin's chainring I realized I was a somewhat sad fellow :D
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Posted By Dalai

I was able to cut and fit the last rubber floor...

I was able to cut and fit the last rubber floor tile Sunday morning and could then finally bolt the rack together and set up the space. Very happy with the end result!

IronMaster IM1500 included...
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Posted By colnago62

The bike put together. ...

The bike put together.


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Posted By Dalai

Thanks ruudlaff Studio pictured is how I...

Thanks ruudlaff

Studio pictured is how I initially set it up as a bike room. Bikes have since been returned to the 3rd bedroom were they were originally stored

...
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Posted By colnago62

I dropped the frame off at the bike shop to get...

I dropped the frame off at the bike shop to get the headset and bb installed. ...
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Posted By carleton

We want to see the bike.

We want to see the bike.
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Posted By carleton

lol...so you are gonna end this story without the...

lol...so you are gonna end this story without the climax?

You know what we want to see, right?
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Posted By colnago62

The frame is scheduled to be delivered tomorrow....

The frame is scheduled to be delivered tomorrow. The end.
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Posted By carleton

1: Depending on the track, it's quite possible to...

1: Depending on the track, it's quite possible to "burn a match" climbing into turn 1. Cutting the corner and easing into the top of the curve is a good idea.

2: If you don't have a diesel engine...
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Posted By Morelock

hmm, my Makino has what I had always assumed was...

hmm, my Makino has what I had always assumed was the race number / info printed on a sticker on the seat tube. Unfortunately all the text is kanji and I don't reed gud.
It does bring a certain...
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Posted By ruudlaff

There's a lot of people that swear by that DF3...

There's a lot of people that swear by that DF3 frame, just saying :)
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Posted By R3drider

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Finally got my christmas gift outside for the first time a few weeks ago, super...
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Posted By pierrej

Apart from it's limitations in rear disc...

Apart from it's limitations in rear disc compatibility it's a very good frame, maybe not as stiff as the dolan but miles better than the BMC (which only people sponsored by by BMC ever really used)
...
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Posted By Minion1

Can confirm. Was fitting a new bar and stem set...

Can confirm. Was fitting a new bar and stem set up and testing them on the rollers, had 60psi in the tires/tubes I had on the bike at the time, was very tough trying to even spin, couldn't even hold...
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Posted By carleton

I suspect that 1/8” chains exist only because...

I suspect that 1/8” chains exist only because 1/8” chainrings exist. They’re identical to sibling 3/32” chains only with longer pins and wider rollers. Longer pins should actually prove to be...
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Posted By queerpunk

re BP's comment, one of the helpful things...

re BP's comment, one of the helpful things somebody taught me is that strength is base training for power. so the progression goes: strength -> power (strength fast) -> speed (using power to go fast)...
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Posted By carleton

Believe me, that's happened to me. Come to...

Believe me, that's happened to me.

Come to find out, regression testing horror stories aren't the popular first date conversation as I thought it would be :foo:



Yeah, I think 125 is the...
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Posted By Dalai

Nice work Baby Puke! I am of the firm belief that...

Nice work Baby Puke! I am of the firm belief that unless you have been at the elite level when young there is always room to improve as a Master's athlete.
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Posted By topflightpro

You're the second person I know to post comments...

You're the second person I know to post comments about the ability to improve as we age. It's giving me a lot of hope, though I doubt I'll ever beat Ethan or Ken.
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