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short sleeve jersey; Lazer something or other...

short sleeve jersey; Lazer something or other helmet.
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thanks Brian. that thing really jacked with my...

thanks Brian. that thing really jacked with my head, no doubt.
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all kinds of good feedback, fellas. thanks to...

all kinds of good feedback, fellas. thanks to all. i did quit all meds earlier this week with the exception of one daily dose of ibuprofen. i'm not normally a fan of big pain Rx i.e. vicodin, etc....
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Crash!!

last week at Superdrome in Frisco, our B group (which included everything from fast juniors, guys in their 20s, 30s, and 40s, and this one older fella in his 60s-me) was approaching the first point...
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cool, QP

cool, QP
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one thought is that the lack of banking somehow...

one thought is that the lack of banking somehow seems frightening
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last Wednesday was the first night of the...

last Wednesday was the first night of the Superdrome Summer Race Series on Wednesday nights. format is to have 3 rounds of racing, with the first two rounds consisting of 3 races, separated by 2...
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i never have a teammate in mass starts. ever. ...

i never have a teammate in mass starts. ever. gets lonely and hard. i mostly try to keep flesh in fronta me until the push comes and i hope for the best, but i've committed myself to solo attacks...
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i found some slop in my headset, and tuned that...

i found some slop in my headset, and tuned that out. i then experimented with moving the saddle forward ~1/2", maybe 3/4". this really seemed to help a lot. in my bike racing version 1.0 of the...
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rensho, thanks. that's a good one. i run my...

rensho, thanks. that's a good one. i run my saddle all the back on the rails, and what you describe is exactly what i've got going on- it seems the front end gets light, rather than staying planted....
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i think the headset issue is a good venue to...

i think the headset issue is a good venue to follow, will definitely check that. but also, the low gear/high rpm efforts seems good as well. although i'm about the size of many sprinters- 6'2", 200...
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i'd considered the tightening up thing; i'm going...

i'd considered the tightening up thing; i'm going to really pay attention to that. thanks for your reply
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Posted By shrinkboy

twitchy front end

i ride a 58cm Fuji 1.1 Track at Frisco Superdrome. it has a 120mm stem, and stock OEM wheels. when i am going full tilt in a sprint, the bike feels really twitchy at the front end. i think this...
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MrGibs, were you in A or C group? if i...

MrGibs, were you in A or C group? if i recollect, C group had the 28 lap scratch...i was there with you, somewhere in that pack.
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Matrix is 5/16,17,18/14

Matrix is 5/16,17,18/14
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thanks, Hermes. i'm sorry to have missed Nats...

thanks, Hermes. i'm sorry to have missed Nats there that year. S'drome just underwent a facelift, and got, i think, 18 new boards, plus a new surface. it is a great track, and i'm happy we have...
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Superdrome in Frisco Tx had its first Points...

Superdrome in Frisco Tx had its first Points Series races on 4/4, and I was there for it. A great night to finally get some track racing in this year, to be continued on 5/2. I'm almost 63, and...
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holy crap the stem on that thing!

holy crap the stem on that thing!
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your sig line mentions what is perhaps my all...

your sig line mentions what is perhaps my all time favorite book in my field of psychotherapy, kayce
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i checked Superdrome in Frisco Tx and there's a...

i checked Superdrome in Frisco Tx and there's a Women's Devo class on March 1, and open Devo on March 22. check calendar at www.Superdrome.com

i started track racing at age 60
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the 'Drome has posted a full slate of racing for...

the 'Drome has posted a full slate of racing for the upcoming season, i'm looking forward to it
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thanks to all of you; i have since moved on the...

thanks to all of you; i have since moved on the acquisition of the FFWD wheel, and expect it to arrive within the week
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ooh, sweet! thanks!

ooh, sweet! thanks!
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Posted By shrinkboy

now we're talkin', thanks guys.

now we're talkin', thanks guys.
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Posted By shrinkboy

close, only about a grand over budget, but thanks...

close, only about a grand over budget, but thanks for the reply JMR
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Posted By shrinkboy

i need a recommendation...

for a disc type rear wheel? budget around $1400
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Posted By shrinkboy

very cool posts, baby

very cool posts, baby
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they do all the right things, with cash etc, but...

they do all the right things, with cash etc, but it just seems like turnouts have been really skimpy and have been since April. i talk it up to many of my friends, and you just see that its like...
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Posted By shrinkboy

Superdrome Points Series, canceled

dang, the folks who run our Superdrome in Frisco TX had to cancel the rest of this summer's Friday night racing because of lack of attendance. how disappointing, but I understand thoroughly because...
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who is that guy? i was in that Dallas Grand Prix...

who is that guy? i was in that Dallas Grand Prix race where he mentions getting crashed out by Chris Hipp (RIP)....?
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FB- you can see that my last post mentioned the...

FB- you can see that my last post mentioned the early May event canceled. the next, scheduled for 5/31 also didn't make, with only a total of 14 racers in 3 different categories appearing. i really...
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i raced with full body suits for about 9 years...

i raced with full body suits for about 9 years and they were indeed awesome. a good quality suit was certainly good for more than one meet, although the first meet was usually the best. and they...
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have yet to do my first keirin- on the way to the...

have yet to do my first keirin- on the way to the track Friday night, i got a text saying the event was canceled. i don't know why, but i was very disappointed. and, even worse, on a Friday rush...
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Posted By shrinkboy

i think i'm something between a senko and a...

i think i'm something between a senko and a makuri....
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thanks, carleton-- i'm calming down .... ;~)

thanks, carleton-- i'm calming down .... ;~)
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Posted By shrinkboy

thanks all, and good stuff-- one concern i have...

thanks all, and good stuff-- one concern i have is this: as mentioned above, i know that internationally, the motor brings the riders up to 50kph before dropping down...GULP!! will we be doing that...
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Posted By shrinkboy

first keirin

this friday evening, i'll be doing my first keirin at frisco superdrome...

i'm pretty much a track newbie, but i raced in the fall series last year in mass starts, and then did 'freeze the burn'...
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48x14 seems pretty good to me, but as i've said,...

48x14 seems pretty good to me, but as i've said, i have 0 experience with match sprint, which might need a smaller gear, i don't really know. when doing the 'freeze the burn' winter training series...
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a tangent-- i'm taking whiteman's sprint clinic...

a tangent-- i'm taking whiteman's sprint clinic at superdrome in a couple weeks----which i am looking forward to---i have 0 experience riding match sprints but did the winter training series at...
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Posted By shrinkboy

Russian Sprint?

I just watched this vid:https://www.youtube.com/watch?NR=1&feature=endscreen&v=Y-tqvMunn0E and could not figure out what the Russian Sprint is all about except for the 'going fast' part....
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Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-12, 09:33 AM
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Posted By shrinkboy

Dura Ace 7900 BB on a CAAD 9 frame...

the Dura Ace crankset on my CAAD is getting a little tattered and I've thought about putting a carbon crankset on ....which manufacturers carbon sets can go on that BB?

much appreciated...
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there is the Winter Workout 'Freeze the Burn'...

there is the Winter Workout 'Freeze the Burn' series on Wednesday evenings, which I've been doing the last couple weeks. Coach on hand and everything-$40 for Wednesdays thru February
11-01-12, 01:44 PM
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Posted By shrinkboy

no desire to purchase a new bike means those you...

no desire to purchase a new bike means those you have suit your purposes well, but that does not mean that bikes constructed of different materials are inferior, or represent a nefarious intention on...
10-16-12, 01:53 PM
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rental bikes at Frisco Superdrome are GT's...and...

rental bikes at Frisco Superdrome are GT's...and that's all i've got on the topic. impressive, huh?
09-20-12, 10:48 AM
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Posted By shrinkboy

rat fink-- your bike looks like an honest to god...

rat fink-- your bike looks like an honest to god bike rider owns it, nice piece
09-17-12, 07:26 AM
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i had a Super Prestige with Dura Ace in a black...

i had a Super Prestige with Dura Ace in a black marble finish w chrome fork...for six whole weeks before being stolen in a home burglary in mid 87

i am sobbing tears of nostalgia and grief here in...
08-12-12, 04:34 PM
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Posted By shrinkboy

and i meant to say, there is a body of knowledge...

and i meant to say, there is a body of knowledge out there that is worth accessing when putting together a bike...you can just jump on and move things around until it 'fits', but you can save...
08-12-12, 04:32 PM
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Posted By shrinkboy

i'd love to see ed in toronto on that 59 inch...

i'd love to see ed in toronto on that 59 inch frame....

i've seen a lot of bikes here on c&v, and it looks to me like a lot of people are riding bikes too big for them...slammed seats, raised...
08-09-12, 08:04 AM
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Posted By shrinkboy

i've been racing on a CAAD9-1 for the last year...

i've been racing on a CAAD9-1 for the last year and a half, and am very sold on the great value in the late model C'dale frames- cornering in crits or bombing 50mph downhill, it just doesn't do...
08-08-12, 07:06 AM
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Posted By shrinkboy

disturbing

disturbing
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