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I was there, but I didn't see it. It was actually...

I was there, but I didn't see it. It was actually his second race of the day. There was a TP qualifier first thing. This was a points qualifier for the IO. All the accounts that I heard was his hands...
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Your change in power to keep the same cadence in...

Your change in power to keep the same cadence in a different gear is for all intents and purposes just the difference between gear ratios. If youre keeping the same rear cog on, it's just ((teeth on...
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2019 racing schedules

I keep hunting around for this, so hopefully we can consolidate all the 2019 racing schedules in one place. If I get ambitious, I'll try to throw them all into a spreadsheet

NSC velodrome:...
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From what I can tell, bontrager still makes their...

From what I can tell, bontrager still makes their magnet based ant+ sensors
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I remember there was a lot of research and...

I remember there was a lot of research and testing for the geometry for those frames. I'm surprised after all that, 74 parallel with a 34mm offset fork still came out ahead.
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Is it sad that after I wrote my reply, I started...

Is it sad that after I wrote my reply, I started thinking about those plastic caps that come on little kids bikes to cover the wheel nuts and whether they are more aero or not?

On a side note, my...
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http://i65.tinypic.com/b651kh.jpg Here in...

http://i65.tinypic.com/b651kh.jpg

Here in order are a zipp, dura ace, and formula track nut. Note these are all rear 10x1mm nuts.
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Are you looking for track bolts or track nuts? If...

Are you looking for track bolts or track nuts? If it's track nuts, I just noticed my zipp nuts are the smallest in my collection. If it uses 5mm bolts, the system that surly uses on their ultra new...
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The article is old, but Florida velodrome...

The article is old, but Florida velodrome association shared this today: https://www.archdaily.com/261889/luxodrome-charles-wagner

It reminds me of those concept bikes designed by design students...
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Just for clarification, both your progressive...

Just for clarification, both your progressive tests were done on a sled with two progressive rollers, correct? If you flipped both progressive rollers 180 degrees, would you get even less resistance,...
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I'm currently using a chicago velocampus bag, but...

I'm currently using a chicago velocampus bag, but it started to show its age a few seasons ago, and now is basically unusable. Prior to that I actually used a nylon shower caddy type thing that I...
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I just did a little reading into this, and it...

I just did a little reading into this, and it sounds like both trainers should be supported. When you switched between your fluid trainer and the feedback, did you change the settings in trainnerroad...
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Posted By MarkWW

This helped for me. I would get redirected...

This helped for me. I would get redirected within seconds every time I tried to look at bikeforums on chrome on my android phone. Now at least all I get is a bunch of "redirect blocked"...
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Did you end up trying this? How did it work out?...

Did you end up trying this? How did it work out? I've been putting off ordering an omnium trainer because I really can't decide if I should go with the track version or regular. The idea of...
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has anybody here tried a "the black line" track...

has anybody here tried a "the black line" track bag? Not the "black line sprinting" bag, but the canadian company. This guy:
The Black Line?s Standard Gear Bag ? The Blackline...
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Posted By MarkWW

Here's that skinsuit test: ...

Here's that skinsuit test:
https://youtu.be/lseOPmxIvKw
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They're saying the track end splays because the...

They're saying the track end splays because the track nuts are overtightened. If you use the adjusters, you don't need to tighten down as much, in theory. Felt said the same thing to me when they...
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I just ordered a hatta swan bb and some EAI...

I just ordered a hatta swan bb and some EAI "arrow" rims. I'm interested to see how they are. I can't find much info on them.
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http://www.ontariocycling.org/20172018-track-seaso...

http://www.ontariocycling.org/20172018-track-season/

Looks like they're hashing out the details. I would imagine they'll just do keirins during the o-cups again. It's usually the best bang for...
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Not to derail this, but the o-cup schedule is up....

Not to derail this, but the o-cup schedule is up. December 10th, January 14th, and February 11th. Provincials March 2-4.
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Yeah, 1.3.023 seems pretty clear (for the UCI) in...

Yeah, 1.3.023 seems pretty clear (for the UCI) in the rule book, especially with figure "structure (1b)".

No higher than the top of the saddle, no further back than the steering axis, no lower...
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Exactly. Chainline on a double crank is measured...

Exactly. Chainline on a double crank is measured to the middle of the spider, so if you set a chainring in the middle of a typical road double, you would in theory be sitting at 43.5mm chainline. ...
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The bergstrom adapter is just a flat plate it...

The bergstrom adapter is just a flat plate it doesn't do anything special for chainline.
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They should fit, but the counterbore on omniums...

They should fit, but the counterbore on omniums is too big for the serrated teeth to dig in.
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I bet you could get by with using something in...

I bet you could get by with using something in the tufo range. I have a set of elite <160g tires I got stuck riding on the road a few times without issue.

As for track glue, it's my understanding...
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I have two sets of them that I use on my bikes,...

I have two sets of them that I use on my bikes, and have a few friends that use them, too. I switched to them from my exustar pedals, and I'll never look back on that decision. I've recommended...
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Posted By MarkWW

Bontrager ANT+ Digital Sensors | Trek Bikes...

Bontrager ANT+ Digital Sensors | Trek Bikes (http://www.trekbikes.com/us/en_US/equipment/cycling-accessories/bike-computers-gps/bontrager-ant-digital-sensors/p/09814)
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I have both a Silca Hiro v1 and v2 locking pump...

I have both a Silca Hiro v1 and v2 locking pump head I'd be willing to trade for...something.
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I'll be racing!

I'll be racing!
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This is basically what I built up: H + Plus Son...

This is basically what I built up: H + Plus Son Archetype Black Formula Track hubs Wheelset [74106] - $239.00 Velomine.com : Worldwide Bicycle Shop, fixed gear track bike wheelsets campagnolo super...
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I just went through this myself so I could start...

I just went through this myself so I could start training standing starts in the park near me without worrying about flatting a tubular. I ended up building up a set of H+Son Archetypes to formula...
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Let it be known that WhatsYoCadence is now a cat...

Let it be known that WhatsYoCadence is now a cat 3, so I guess it's only a matter of time until he beats me. Maybe at states this weekend!
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I was there for a few days. Holy rain, batman. ...

I was there for a few days. Holy rain, batman. I've never seen that much rain at t-town before. I raced the keirins, kilo, TS, TP, and scratch. I'd say this was the first nats that I went into...
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yeah, looks like you're right. see? this is...

yeah, looks like you're right. see? this is what cost Chris Hoy that kilo record.
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based on the photo just before it, looks like...

based on the photo just before it, looks like it's the whole wheel that's installed backwards.

https://www.momnium.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/DSC_4154.jpg
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Posted By MarkWW

Take a look at these. Very portable and decently...

Take a look at these. Very portable and decently light: https://www.feedbacksports.com/shop/omnium-portable-trainer/
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As a 4, you'd race on Saturdays (Masters &...

As a 4, you'd race on Saturdays (Masters & Rookies). Saturdays are cat 4 and 5 men, I think cat 4 women, and masters. Probably juniors, too. Tuesdays are stagiares (cat 2/3 men), pro-am (p/1/2...
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Posted By MarkWW

The WI spline seems to be pretty common now, but...

The WI spline seems to be pretty common now, but I feel like if you're doing all this work for a new wheel, why not just come up with your own spline that'll let you create a 12t or even 11t cog.
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https://hedcycling.com/track/track-wheels/volo ...

https://hedcycling.com/track/track-wheels/volo

I was wondering how the new hed wheel dealt with the left hand drive of the new felt. Looks like it uses a White Industries splined cog.

EDIT: I...
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Looks like the UCI rules have changed. I thought...

Looks like the UCI rules have changed. I thought it used to be no lower than top of tire, except for sprint events.
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I think he just meant deep front wheel, shallow...

I think he just meant deep front wheel, shallow rear wheel.
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I'd say it depends on what the rim well looks...

I'd say it depends on what the rim well looks like. What model wheel is it?
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I thought this photo was too cool not to share. ...

I thought this photo was too cool not to share. It's from the P/1/2/3 keirin final at Kissena this past weekend, taken by Robert Lai.

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I'm really bummed I won't be able to make it back...

I'm really bummed I won't be able to make it back this year. I'll be too busy drinking in the dominican republic.
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I've heard the miche BB can be prone to...

I've heard the miche BB can be prone to loosening, since both the DS and NDS cups are "adjustable" to be able to fine tune chainline. I don't have any direct experience with this, but I'd probably...
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fwiw, I like my TK1 (minus the track end...

fwiw, I like my TK1 (minus the track end problem), and I haven't had any issues with either of my 55mm bb drop bikes at FCV, or the small handful of 250m track I've raced on.
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I wish they would have waited a day to announce...

I wish they would have waited a day to announce this so I'd know it wasn't an april fools joke.
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Bike Snob NYC has coined him "the lone wolf". ...

Bike Snob NYC has coined him "the lone wolf". Bike Snob NYC: Inspiring Rides: True Greatness Knows No Discipline (http://bikesnobnyc.blogspot.com/2009/02/inspiring-rides-true-greatness-knows-no.html)
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I think the 112 vs 100 link info is an error on...

I think the 112 vs 100 link info is an error on the KMC site. I'm looking at both chains right here and the box is marked 100 links on each.

I generally use the Ti-Nitride coated chain because it...
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Posted By MarkWW

I think they'd benefit from those things they...

I think they'd benefit from those things they have on the handlebars in big UCI races to tell a rider when he's out.
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