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04-13-16, 11:26 PM
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Posted By Jaytron

I might come back next season or something. I...

I might come back next season or something. I haven't rode a bike in like 6 months though lol
04-08-16, 07:54 PM
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Posted By Jaytron

Only qualm with the Metropolis is that it lacks...

Only qualm with the Metropolis is that it lacks organization. Switching shoulders with MW stuff is pretty cool though

Scrod, do you have an opinion on mess bags? What's your pref?
04-08-16, 07:50 PM
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Posted By Jaytron

yo scrod, would it be too much of a pain to cut...

yo scrod, would it be too much of a pain to cut one of the pairs of bars I just ordered, down a bit? Hahaha

EDIT: Maybe nvm, I think they look just right for grips and a lever stock, without being...
04-08-16, 02:25 PM
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Posted By Jaytron

Dear Scrod Does BFSSFG make you want to...

Dear Scrod

Does BFSSFG make you want to punch yourself in the face? If so how have you managed to be so active after all these years?
04-08-16, 01:45 PM
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Posted By Jaytron

Even at my fastest at the track, I never pushed...

Even at my fastest at the track, I never pushed anything close to a 56:12. I'm also a pretty big sprinter.

So either you're incredibly strong (again like olympic level) or your cadence is like.. 5
04-08-16, 11:14 AM
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Posted By Jaytron

Yeah, I try to make most of my purchases 'buy it...

Yeah, I try to make most of my purchases 'buy it for life' I'd rather not have to buy again. I'm okay with spending more the first time around to avoid buying again, haha.



I would murder you...
04-08-16, 11:07 AM
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Posted By Jaytron

Can we still get banned for just saying kilott?

Can we still get banned for just saying kilott?
04-08-16, 11:05 AM
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Posted By Jaytron

Meh. Lose 2 lbs off your body. Ezpz. My...

Meh. Lose 2 lbs off your body. Ezpz.

My track bike is probably like 20lbs, but it's extremely stiff carbon.

Dropping the weight on your bike doesn't make it 'better'.
04-08-16, 11:02 AM
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Posted By Jaytron

This guy is either a troll or is strong enough to...

This guy is either a troll or is strong enough to be in the olympics.
04-07-16, 04:44 PM
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Posted By Jaytron

I've always been happy with Mission Workshop...

I've always been happy with Mission Workshop stuff. I have their Vandal backpack (huge) so I got their Rummy bag. I've heard it's more comfortable than Chrome's mess bags. I had a Mini Metro before,...
04-07-16, 01:43 PM
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Posted By Jaytron

Beautiful Dura Ace and Campy Record and you want...

Beautiful Dura Ace and Campy Record and you want to destroy it all? :(
04-07-16, 12:01 PM
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Posted By Jaytron

The Aventon will have much more sw8 fixay street...

The Aventon will have much more sw8 fixay street cred, and as a result will probably whip skid better.
04-07-16, 11:37 AM
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Posted By Jaytron

Today I posted on bike forums. Been a while. Also...

Today I posted on bike forums. Been a while. Also bought a new mess bag. Getting back in the saddle hurts my ass.

Also sold my Dolan Track Champion. Goodnight sweet prince.
04-07-16, 11:36 AM
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Posted By Jaytron

Toe overlap is a non issue. If you're...

Toe overlap is a non issue.

If you're uncomfortable during longer rides get a bike fit. It'll give you MUCH more improvement than buying a whole new bike.
04-07-16, 11:09 AM
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Posted By Jaytron

Got a link? There seems to be a bunch of...

Got a link? There seems to be a bunch of different ones.



I can't hang with you skinny enduros. Going up mountains n ****
04-06-16, 05:43 PM
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Posted By Jaytron

Sweet. That + Oury grips probably? These...

Sweet.

That + Oury grips probably? These levers (https://www.retro-gression.com/collections/brakes-levers/products/tektro-xl750-brake-levers) work or do I need to get bigger ones. No idea how this...
04-06-16, 04:59 PM
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Posted By Jaytron

Yeah! Haha I lurk sometimes (althought not super...

Yeah! Haha I lurk sometimes (althought not super often).

I just want something that is pretty comfy. Probably not super narrow because I'd probably eat ****. Just 'normal' width, if there is one....
04-06-16, 01:27 PM
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Posted By Jaytron

Maybe best to ask here. In your opinion,...

Maybe best to ask here.

In your opinion, what are the most comfortable risers for big ass monkey hands?
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Posted By Jaytron

Srsly, I hate omnium events.

Srsly, I hate omnium events.
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Posted By Jaytron

FWIW my on the bike rpm increased when I stopped...

FWIW my on the bike rpm increased when I stopped worrying about "full circles" and just concentrated on high rpm pedal smashing (all quad).

I think my best was 218~220rpm on the rollers?
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Posted By Jaytron

I'm not as tall, but I have SUPER long femurs. I...

I'm not as tall, but I have SUPER long femurs. I don't love squatting either, TBH. Luckily I have the ankle/hip flexibility to squat pretty deep. Previously my coach was really only concerned with...
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Posted By Jaytron

You should be bracing your core like that with...

You should be bracing your core like that with any style of squats/DL tbh. Chris Duffin does have some great videos though. AtG oly squats should really tweak your back less as they are typically...
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Posted By Jaytron

Damn, I wish I had a house to do that with. Would...

Damn, I wish I had a house to do that with. Would be pretty sweeeeet.
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Posted By Jaytron

Random question for you guys, what type of...

Random question for you guys, what type of squatting do you prefer?

ATG, olympic squats or a wider but less ROM powerlifting squat?

Oly -More ROM, more upright, more emphasis on quads/trunk...
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Posted By Jaytron

When I was being coached, we had zero prescribed...

When I was being coached, we had zero prescribed hill work... like ever. Power was built in the gym.

I agree with Carleton and I'd say a coach knows best. FWIW I was coached by Lee Povey and I'd...
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Posted By Jaytron

I agree, fixed gear sprint work on the streets is...

I agree, fixed gear sprint work on the streets is pretty sketchy.

My high speed work was done either on a road bike in very small gears (even with a slight downhill incline) and on the rollers....
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Posted By Jaytron

Thanks! I found a local cobbler to take mine to....

Thanks! I found a local cobbler to take mine to. He said he did the exact same shoes for his neighbor last week.
07-01-15, 11:50 AM
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Posted By Jaytron

No problem! I love it up here, but I've sort...

No problem!

I love it up here, but I've sort of accepted the fact that I will likely never own a house that is in the area and my rent will be more than a house payment almost anywhere else in the...
07-01-15, 10:52 AM
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Posted By Jaytron

Cost of living out here is really dumb, something...

Cost of living out here is really dumb, something to consider before moving.

Average rent of a decent 1br/1ba place on the peninsula is just under 3k/mo. More if you want to live in SF.
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Posted By Jaytron

Anyone have experience getting a pair of lifting...

Anyone have experience getting a pair of lifting shoes re-soled?

The sole on my Adidas Ironworks 2 is getting worn (starting to wear into the wood) and I want to get them fixed. I'd rather not...
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Posted By Jaytron

Sounds like it's the pillar'ing problem for me. I...

Sounds like it's the pillar'ing problem for me. I have lifting shoes, and my front/back squat have really good form.


I've actually seen that book on my bookshelf (gf is a more experienced lifter...
06-23-15, 07:28 PM
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Posted By Jaytron

I remember the first time I used a disc at...

I remember the first time I used a disc at Hellyer. Then I tried a Disc and 5 spoke. Pure madness. It was so fast. The disc makes maintaining speed so much easier.
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Posted By Jaytron

Lie on your back, on the floor, with the bar...

Lie on your back, on the floor, with the bar overhead, as if you're at the top of an OHS (just lying on the floor). Then bring your knees up as if you're descending the squat movement. If you can...
06-23-15, 11:58 AM
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Posted By Jaytron

down with bikes!

down with bikes!
06-23-15, 11:51 AM
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Posted By Jaytron

Dark brown leather saddle with dark brown leather...

Dark brown leather saddle with dark brown leather bar tape. Get some sick polished wheels too.
06-23-15, 11:48 AM
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Posted By Jaytron

Since money is no object. ...

Since money is no object.

https://bikewar.files.wordpress.com/2014/02/look-l96-track-mondrian-2014.jpg
06-23-15, 11:46 AM
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Posted By Jaytron

Today I finally transferred my fitment to my...

Today I finally transferred my fitment to my SS/FG. Now I don't hate riding the thing.
06-23-15, 11:43 AM
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Posted By Jaytron

Whoah, I think I need that bell. In your opinion,...

Whoah, I think I need that bell. In your opinion, which sounds the best?
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Posted By Jaytron

For me, it's my shoulder/back flexibility. With...

For me, it's my shoulder/back flexibility. With my arms overhead, as soon as I attempt to descend i feel my back tighten up a bunch and pull me forward. :\



They're pretty awesome at targeting...
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Posted By Jaytron

I had single leg barbell squats in my program...

I had single leg barbell squats in my program when I was racing. Along with single leg box jumps and other single leg stuff in the gym. The most awkward/challenging were single leg, straight leg,...
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Posted By Jaytron

I'm lucky enough to have a gym right next door to...

I'm lucky enough to have a gym right next door to my work. I LOATHE traffic. Also my gf is a certified oly coach, so it's a win/win for me. :D

It's really fun though. If you are primarily an...
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Posted By Jaytron

Speaking of which, Carleton or Dave, do you have...

Speaking of which, Carleton or Dave, do you have any good ankle mobility drills?
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Posted By Jaytron

Double post heh. Olympic lifting may be my...

Double post heh.

Olympic lifting may be my new "thing" until I feel a huge urge to get back to track cycling. Clean/Jerk are super fun movements. Form on clean is finally decent enough to add some...
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Posted By Jaytron

Whoah, that's weird. I'll let Carleton answer,...

Whoah, that's weird. I'll let Carleton answer, but I figured he would want that information haha.
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Posted By Jaytron

Welcome back! When you stand, are your feet...

Welcome back!

When you stand, are your feet naturally pigeon toed?
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Posted By Jaytron

Keep forgetting to ride my bike, but my lifts...

Keep forgetting to ride my bike, but my lifts have been going well?

Need to do a 1RM test on squat again, because following a 5/3/1 program has felt a bit too easy based on my old 1RM.

On the...
06-16-15, 02:24 PM
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Posted By Jaytron

Flemmings Steakhouse. Their happy hour has a...

Flemmings Steakhouse.

Their happy hour has a prime grade beef burger for $6. Comes with fries and bacon.

Otherwise, I just either make it at home or go to in n out.
06-16-15, 09:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,125
Posted By Jaytron

Damn, I wish I had the fit calc macro I used to...

Damn, I wish I had the fit calc macro I used to use.
06-10-15, 12:39 PM
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Views: 840
Posted By Jaytron

This. I can't hop for the life of me on my SSFG ...

This. I can't hop for the life of me on my SSFG

Also, track standing the "velodrome direction" when you've learned the "street direction" first. Still can't.
06-10-15, 10:35 AM
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Views: 2,310
Posted By Jaytron

I drive it once every few weeks or so, haha. ...

I drive it once every few weeks or so, haha.

http://i.imgur.com/Ch4XgXx.jpg
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