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04-13-19, 12:00 AM
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Posted By rndstr

Brief update, I replaced them with Sugino 75...

Brief update, I replaced them with Sugino 75 (same Campignolo 111mm BB) and I got more than enough clearance now. I guess I could replace it with the Sugino 109mm but it doesn't matter that much, I'm...
04-09-19, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 496
Posted By rndstr

How much crank arm chainstay clearance do you have?

How much clearance should I safely have between my NDS crank arm and the chainstay to be sure I don't hit it while skidding?
04-07-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By rndstr

Yeah their response was: ...

Yeah their response was:





​​​​​​​Hmm, it does not look bent in the picture to my eyes?
04-07-19, 11:27 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By rndstr

I run the shortest 165mm. According to...

I run the shortest 165mm.

According to http://www.businesscycles.com/tr-refspec.htm changing the cranks should help too, the Campis have a 4mm narrower q factor than all the other common cranks.
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04-07-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By rndstr

I don't know whether it matters but I think this...

I don't know whether it matters but I think this would also change the chainline by 2mm right? Maybe I should just get different cranks?

Other ideas in my head rn

- one size larger frame
-...
04-06-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 559
Posted By rndstr

Campagnolo Record Pista touches frame with 111mm bb when flexing

Clearance non-drive side is <1mm between crank arm end and the frame (drive side is fine). It's a fixed gear frame (Engine 11 CritD) and the bottom bracket is the official Campagnolo Record Pista BB...
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Posted By rndstr

He likes to dress up...

He likes to dress up https://www.instagram.com/p/BMhPDp3D0Yf/

I met him in Carson, an outgoing and nice guy.
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Posted By rndstr

How much does one pay for a (power)lifting coach...

How much does one pay for a (power)lifting coach in the LA area?
10-24-16, 02:04 AM
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Posted By rndstr

Sigh I just deleted my response. Here we go...

Sigh I just deleted my response. Here we go again...

- S&S S1-A Jersey: top quality; thicker material, bumpier surface; clubfit (room in belly area)
- Ornot Socks: rigid, no movement on skin;...
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Posted By rndstr

FWIW the Mavic Ellipses come with a fixed/fixed...

FWIW the Mavic Ellipses come with a fixed/fixed hub as well
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Posted By rndstr

Indeed, loved seeing Vogel at the European...

Indeed, loved seeing Vogel at the European Championships. She was doing well then got a bit unlucky in the semi final when she was relegated for leaving the sprinter's lane.
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Posted By rndstr

Is one also advised to protect carbon/carbon...

Is one also advised to protect carbon/carbon contact points (handlebar & downtube)?
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Posted By rndstr

3T Ark II Pro 80mm for the aerobar setup ...

3T Ark II Pro 80mm for the aerobar setup

447487

3x KMC K710SL

http://cdn.hibike.com/image/product/KET/KET_KmK71S_si-il.jpg
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Posted By rndstr

Thanks for the videos! I started my track...

Thanks for the videos! I started my track "career" at Encino and Carson while I spent an extended time in LA last year so I love seeing these videos. Such a great and vibrant cycling community. I...
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Posted By rndstr

Haha that hair has not even grown fully back yet...

Haha that hair has not even grown fully back yet :( Will be cut again before next race, though.

You can just remove the ?1 from the image URL then you can see my face, print it out and hang it up...
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Posted By rndstr

Flipped stem, saddle about 1-2cm lower and 1cm to...

Flipped stem, saddle about 1-2cm lower and 1cm to the back, fixed hand position and bent ellbow.

http://i.imgur.com/arYvTbh.jpg?1

(It's about sprinting position, for longer efforts I have...
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Posted By rndstr

Wow, thanks for the explanation. The bars are the...

Wow, thanks for the explanation. The bars are the Alpina Sprint Bars in 33cm (Reach 90mm, Drop 160mm).
Pardon my ignorance but if my hands should move forward isn't the reach fine? If there is less...
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Posted By rndstr

I got the PX. I ordered both S and M. This one is...

I got the PX. I ordered both S and M. This one is the Medium (10cm stem, -6deg no spacers): http://i.imgur.com/CWIUEQJ.jpg?1
I think I will probably put the saddle about 1cm lower and 1cm to the...
03-23-15, 03:31 PM
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Posted By rndstr

It might be the phone vibrating due to...

It might be the phone vibrating due to notification
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Posted By rndstr

I re-measured reach on both the Leader and Dolan....

I re-measured reach on both the Leader and Dolan. I also installed the inline seat post on the leader, allowing the saddle (which I switched to a flat saddle) to move more forward which resulted into...
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Posted By rndstr

I have been aware for a while that effective tt...

I have been aware for a while that effective tt matters and that frame size numbers are arbitrary.

I'm starting off with the assumption that my TC fit is good. Here another photo...
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Posted By rndstr

Interesting, Reach makes more sense indeed, since...

Interesting, Reach makes more sense indeed, since the BB is a fix point on a frame. Seems like finding that spec isn't too easy on some frames, though.

I'm pretty sure my beater fitting has a...
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Posted By rndstr

Great, thanks for the concise feedback carleton. ...

Great, thanks for the concise feedback carleton.
174cm and 82cm.

I did use the competitivecyclist.com calculator yesterday and I realized that on my previous measure a few months back I had some...
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Posted By rndstr

I have to buy a new frame (finally managed to...

I have to buy a new frame (finally managed to crack the seat clamp) and will likely get the same. I considered going one size smaller (52cm) but now I'm back at thinking that 54cm was a good fit.
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Posted By rndstr

It's an experience thing. I also bought the FSAs...

It's an experience thing. I also bought the FSAs while in the US and was happy with them for the price and saw lots of people on the track using them. I've only had FSAs and Zen rings so far which...
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Posted By rndstr

I wasn't aware the Veldrome Shop is in the UK,...

I wasn't aware the Veldrome Shop is in the UK, thanks! But the price is mighty steep, 85 for the FSA (which they only have a 45T of). For 75 (+taxes) I get Sugino Zen rings at dolan-bikes.co.uk
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Posted By rndstr

Anybody knows where to buy FSA Track Rings in...

Anybody knows where to buy FSA Track Rings in Europe? Or what is a comparable brand that is more widely available?
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Posted By rndstr

They said that it was because it happened later...

They said that it was because it happened later than half a lap, which doesn't make much sense to me, they were still riding behind the pacebike. The only reason I can think of is that you could fake...
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Posted By rndstr

That sounds great but it's a bit out of my price...

That sounds great but it's a bit out of my price range. Have to be careful to not turn into that guy that buys expensive gear but stays slow :D
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Posted By rndstr

What do you mean by they don't work? Are you not...

What do you mean by they don't work? Are you not getting a GPS signal thus they don't provide any usefull data?

I'm not sure whether I have the old or new sensors (Edge 510 if it helps) but when I...
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Posted By rndstr

Event: 2015 UCI Track World Championships (18-22 February)

Website: http://www.trackworld-france2015.com/
Schedule: http://www.trackworld-france2015.com/official-program/
Live Streaming: https://www.youtube.com/user/ucichannel
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Posted By rndstr

It's even cheaper since 349.99 includes the tax...

It's even cheaper since 349.99 includes the tax which they remove once you select a country outside of the UK! It results in 291.66 + shipping. E.g., to LA it is 75 gives a total of roughly $560 +...
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Posted By rndstr

Dolan posted the successor of the Track Champion,...

Dolan posted the successor of the Track Champion, the Dolan TC1 Aluminium Track Bike (http://www.dolan-bikes.com/dolan-track-bikes/track-bikes/track-aluminium/dolan-tc1-aluminium-track-bike.html)
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Posted By rndstr

Great find carleton, thanks for posting! I'm...

Great find carleton, thanks for posting!

I'm bummed I didn't realize Nate and Missy were at the Berlin Sixdays otherwise I might have figured a way to go. I saw them at the LAVRA a few times and...
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Posted By rndstr

Yes, that's a pretty good start. Warmup on 49/16...

Yes, that's a pretty good start. Warmup on 49/16 then move to the 14 and go fast. You will soon figure out whether the 14 is too big or too small. It mostly depends on what (top) speed you want to...
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Views: 1,003
Posted By rndstr

Not to hijack the thread but I'm also going to...

Not to hijack the thread but I'm also going to Japan for a few weeks in August and was wondering about riding the velodromes there. I will be spending a fair amount of time in Sapporo and Eniwa...
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Views: 669
Posted By rndstr

Date: 28 - 31 January 2015 (maybe you could add...

Date: 28 - 31 January 2015 (maybe you could add this to the topic?)
Website: http://cycling.org.au/Events/Track-National-Championships/Elite
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Posted By rndstr

(Disclaimer: I've never ridden anything else than...

(Disclaimer: I've never ridden anything else than Look pedals.)

I went from the `Look KEO Classic 2` (8 - 12Nm adjustable, had it on highest tension) to the `Look KEO Blade 2 20Nm` since I got a...
01-12-15, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10
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Posted By rndstr

I've had toe cages forever for my commuter (while...

I've had toe cages forever for my commuter (while using clipless on my other fixed gear) and I hated it. I had a really hard time skidding. I had so many combos of pedals/cages/doublestraps but every...
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Posted By rndstr

Great, thanks for the input everyone. Now I only...

Great, thanks for the input everyone. Now I only have to find a way to /not/ buy the SG75s while it's half the price I pay in my country. :D


Only when I'm not too scared

On a more serious...
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Posted By rndstr

I'm 5'7" (174cm), 170lbs (77kg) and wear a...

I'm 5'7" (174cm), 170lbs (77kg) and wear a loose-fit, european Men's Large

Edit: I've been riding a bit with a 36cm deda bar whose width was comfortable
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Posted By rndstr

I've been looking at narrow bars (36cm) and was...

I've been looking at narrow bars (36cm) and was about to buy the nitto b125aa. But then I saw the Alpina 33cm sprint bars are on sale and with just slightly more $$$ and less weight and a preferred...
10-28-14, 05:21 AM
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Views: 1,451
Posted By rndstr

There is no such thing as the perfect gear for...

There is no such thing as the perfect gear for all terrain, for obvious reasons
10-16-14, 05:00 AM
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Views: 8,164
Posted By rndstr

I never tried it but my brain asks what happens...

I never tried it but my brain asks what happens when you try to skid with putting your foot under the front pedal but you--for some reason--can't actually skid? The rear pedal comes up and mashes...
10-15-14, 03:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 867
Posted By rndstr

Great photos! Here is one I took with his bike ...

Great photos! Here is one I took with his bike
https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/-bkkGGBCOooo/VDqsjjZLKSI/AAAAAAAAsT4/ihBJKwYbuYs/w1235-h696-no/PA120380.JPG


We also just released a video...
10-03-14, 01:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,271
Posted By rndstr

You can still use it with a 25.4->31.8 shim

You can still use it with a 25.4->31.8 shim
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Posted By rndstr

From lavelodrome.org...

From lavelodrome.org (http://www.lavelodrome.org/getstarted.aspx)



Roger's Training (structured interval training) was $6 per session and I think if you have a membership you pay less for the...
09-02-14, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,761
Posted By rndstr

Alright, here is the follow-up. I did pretty bad...

Alright, here is the follow-up. I did pretty bad but it was to be expected. My biggest issue was hairpins and riding curves fast in general, though. Also, the chosen gear (49/15) was too big for me,...
08-26-14, 05:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,761
Posted By rndstr

It's been a while but thanks Racer Ex for the...

It's been a while but thanks Racer Ex for the advice. I did do regular intervals at the track as well as (albeit to lesser extent) on the street and gym. I geared my commuter down to 48/17 and the...
08-04-14, 11:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,761
Posted By rndstr

Sorry for being unclear, it's a criterium on a...

Sorry for being unclear, it's a criterium on a closed road course with a track bike (http://redhookcrit.com/ in Barcelona). There will be qualifier heats that ride 5 laps together but the fastest lap...
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