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Wider tires only work if you have wider rims. If...

Wider tires only work if you have wider rims. If rim width is limiting your tire choices, then higher pressure is the way to go. You're looking to eliminate that "lightbulb" profile that allowed a...
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Posted By taras0000

yessssss!

yessssss!
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Yes, I was a regular on FGF :thumb:. Have...

Yes, I was a regular on FGF :thumb:.

Have you been able to replicate the headaches with weight training? Heavy deadlifting? Any trainer work set this off?
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Ouch. A kijiji search showed a few SB road bikes...

Ouch. A kijiji search showed a few SB road bikes going for 250-600
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Posted By taras0000

Tell us a little more about your situation. Age,...

Tell us a little more about your situation. Age, the track you ride on, what sort of workout are you doing when this occurs? More info gives a much clearer picture as to what you are...
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Not my creation, so go ahead. All my US relatives...

Not my creation, so go ahead. All my US relatives call it Monopoly Money because its coloured and worthless.
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Same here. I'm just wondering how long it will be...

Same here. I'm just wondering how long it will be until we hear of some fixie hipster showing up to a track with these.
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Your ignorance of what lay before you at the time...

Your ignorance of what lay before you at the time was at the time your biggest asset, but your future hindrance. Everyone remembers their first kilo, unless they passed out.
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As a complete bike, it's worth the 200...

As a complete bike, it's worth the 200 Kanuckistanian Kopeks. It was a mid quality bike for its time. Definitely bike shop quality, not Sears. It would've been ~$600-800 back in the day. It would've...
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Fixed. Don't know why I didn't do it this way the...

Fixed. Don't know why I didn't do it this way the first time.
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Where is it? I'll buy it if you're squeamish.

Where is it? I'll buy it if you're squeamish.
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https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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DRILLIUM IS BACK BABY!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Posted By taras0000

Some more eye candy ...

Some more eye candy

https://www.velobike.co.nz/blog/2019/5/18/koga-2020-project-tokyo-track-review
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Posted By taras0000

It's not an issue of weakness, or adding...

It's not an issue of weakness, or adding stability. The hips are free to move on a bicycle because the only "fixed" point is where the wheels are in contact with the ground. If a cyclist has weak...
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Posted By taras0000

Stay away from stradalli and similar frames. Most...

Stay away from stradalli and similar frames. Most are just hopped up fixies with bad geometry for mass start track racing. Your Dolan us a pretty rock solid frame (even if it doesn't excite you). I...
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Posted By taras0000

You need to be fit to get fast. Without a decent...

You need to be fit to get fast. Without a decent aerobic base, you won't be able to make it through a sprint workout.

This is a link to a post from another thread. You'll probably come across some...
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Posted By taras0000

This is how I see your generic strengths and...

This is how I see your generic strengths and weaknesses in your current situation. This is not an assessment of your potential, just pointing out where your current strengths and weaknesses are.
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If you're just starting out, then try using the...

If you're just starting out, then try using the rentals for a while first. You may not necessarily learn about what you like, but you will start to notice things you don't like in a frame/fit. This...
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That's why I have 4 sets of pedals and about 10...

That's why I have 4 sets of pedals and about 10 sets of cleats. Love those pedals. Looking to make a three hole version of the cleat for new shoes.
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It's highly personal. For me, the Selle Italia...

It's highly personal. For me, the Selle Italia Flite was my go to, or saddles with a similar shape. Steel rails for durability when it comes to G forces in the banks. Most people go with something...
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Posted By taras0000

If you're new to track, the best thing you can do...

If you're new to track, the best thing you can do is just ride and race the track. It seems like a cop-out answer but it isn't.

It used to be that the way to ride a was Kilo was to start flat...
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Posted By taras0000

If I drank a gallon of milk a day I would have to...

If I drank a gallon of milk a day I would have to GOMAD to the bathroom.
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Posted By taras0000

Most people who mention that don't realize how...

Most people who mention that don't realize how little they are eating. Obviously I can't weigh in on your dietary habits, but it is a common problem when it comes to hardgainers. Most people don't...
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Posted By taras0000

20 minutes in and he's averaged 55.07km, and is...

20 minutes in and he's averaged 55.07km, and is riding at 55.4 km//h.
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Posted By taras0000

That's the lifting equivalent of a bike throw:-P

That's the lifting equivalent of a bike throw:-P
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Posted By taras0000

For the longest time, I used to wear ear plugs at...

For the longest time, I used to wear ear plugs at the gym. It was just like the feeling Carleton describes. Then again, nothing beats a workout where there's no one around and you can crank any music...
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Posted By taras0000

Simple advice for this is less gym work (power...

Simple advice for this is less gym work (power and strength aren't your limiters), and more bike work/aerobic work. You need to build a base after so much time away. It will honestly be a season's...
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Posted By taras0000

I think this is the post TDinBristol was...

I think this is the post TDinBristol was referring to



https://www.bikeforums.net/19638708-post837.html. I've linked it because there is some good stuff in this thread, and things were...
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Posted By taras0000

I think Dalai is trying to tell you he's going to...

I think Dalai is trying to tell you he's going to drop by unannounced for a workout once it's done.
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Posted By taras0000

If that's Gord Singleton's bike it would be, but...

If that's Gord Singleton's bike it would be, but that would be because of who rode it, not the bike itself. IN the 70's and 80's, most high end bikes were made from similar steels. Some brands made...
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So now you can call it a Buffalo Bar ...

So now you can call it a Buffalo Bar

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Posted By taras0000

To the next city

To the next city
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Posted By taras0000

That is a DAMN USEFUL chart. Thanks for posting...

That is a DAMN USEFUL chart. Thanks for posting that.
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Posted By taras0000

That should be "catch in the Snatch", not clean. ...

That should be "catch in the Snatch", not clean. Clean and jerk is safe to do.
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Posted By taras0000

Get some Xrays of your Acromio-Clavicular joint...

Get some Xrays of your Acromio-Clavicular joint before you start. There are three basic Acromion morphologies, one of them being hooked. This can make it difficult to do certain overhead lifts like...
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Posted By taras0000

In my experience in searching out custom gear...

In my experience in searching out custom gear makers, if you're going to have a one-off item made, it will cost you. I also found out that when it comes to custom made items, you will invariably...
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Posted By taras0000

Milwaukee Jobsite Backpack is what I would...

Milwaukee Jobsite Backpack is what I would recommend. You can fit a helmet in the front pouch/flap (it's adjustable, and expands A LOT), tools in the Middle section, where there are 35 individual...
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Posted By taras0000

Going to failure is VERY taxing on the CNS. Most...

Going to failure is VERY taxing on the CNS. Most competitive weightlifters avoid going to failure as much as possible. It is not necessary to go to failure to trigger overload adaptation. Once a...
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Posted By taras0000

Your gearing isn't going to affect power output...

Your gearing isn't going to affect power output that much. You can be slightly over or undergeared and hit the same power numbers. If I were you, I would focus less on trying to dial in the wattage...
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Posted By taras0000

I used to do the same thing with my Computrainer....

I used to do the same thing with my Computrainer. You use Microsoft Notepad to make workout protocols. Once you make up a couple they're pretty eaau. Took me on average about 15 minutes to make up a...
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Posted By taras0000

No "simple" way. Turning over the pedals requires...

No "simple" way. Turning over the pedals requires overcoming resistance. The source of that resistance is what is going to determine how many watts are required to turn a given gear at a given RPM....
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Posted By taras0000

This is pretty much what I've been doing for the...

This is pretty much what I've been doing for the past 6-7 years through this forum
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Posted By taras0000

Nice! Those bars look interesting. Assuming more...

Nice! Those bars look interesting. Assuming more press will be released on these...
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I have a feeling that if one searched this "url"...

I have a feeling that if one searched this "url" that it would come back with something one wasn't expecting.
When I was in school for paramedic, we saw a recorded news report of a highway collision...
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Posted By taras0000

Nice! How do you find the handling with your...

Nice! How do you find the handling with your hands that far in front of the axle?
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Posted By taras0000

You have to be careful with stem length and...

You have to be careful with stem length and Sphinx bars. Sphinx bars are "longer" than regular bars. A too long stem will have you outside of the permitted "box" for handlebars. ...
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Sounds like it was meant to be.

Sounds like it was meant to be.
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Every sprinter has done something like that, and...

Every sprinter has done something like that, and still does. Plyometrics have their place in a training plan, and you need to be fit enough, and strong enough to do them. Plyos are very hard on the...
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Posted By taras0000

Efficiency because of less surface contact area?...

Efficiency because of less surface contact area? Or because 9/10 speed chains have better implemented tech to make the chains more efficient? I could see that Shimano and other chain producers...
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Posted By taras0000

Aww, give them a break. Cuz if "womb" is...

Aww, give them a break. Cuz if "womb" is pronouced "woom", and "tomb" is pronounced "toom", then it stands that "bomb" should be pronounced BOOM!

And Lose=Loose is just new 'Merican. Y'all'd've...
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