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Posted By Hida Yanra

All differences are differences - the question is...

All differences are differences - the question is how far down the rabbit hole you want to chase them. Perspective: we put on stretchy pants and shirts (or onesies) and peddle bicycles in an oval for...
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Posted By Hida Yanra

... the Nederlanders is strong with this one....

... the Nederlanders is strong with this one....
04-24-17, 09:14 AM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

Eh - I have done collegiate nats, and not having...

Eh - I have done collegiate nats, and not having Lewis/Clark & Marian in my races would have made that experience substantially different.

There would have been plenty of people in there who were...
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Posted By Hida Yanra

nah- I had terrible-Terrible overlap on several...

nah- I had terrible-Terrible overlap on several of my race bikes and it wasn't ever an issue.

Even in fast madisons when I was on 'relief', it never came up on long tracks or short ones.
03-14-17, 03:43 PM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

glad to see you are having fun. I raced for...

glad to see you are having fun.
I raced for the huskies a few years ago and had a ton of fun - keep your head up, those A races are legit.

I looked over the roster, and I think I'm one year...
02-22-17, 10:53 AM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

I use the high-end 3m electrical tape...

I use the high-end 3m electrical tape (http://solutions.3m.com/wps/portal/3M/en_US/EMDCI/Home/Products/ProductCatalog/?N=5432987+3294355634&rt=rud) to keep it stuck on the underside of the downtube,...
02-06-17, 12:18 PM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

watts don't win races <repeat as often as...

watts don't win races <repeat as often as necessary>
speed wins races.

other than talking w/ you coach (which it sounds like you've done), check with your w/kg, your VAM, and all the metrics...
02-03-17, 02:22 PM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

elapsed time

elapsed time
02-02-17, 04:51 PM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

uhhhhhh http://i65.tinypic.com/2dj13y9.jpg

uhhhhhh
http://i65.tinypic.com/2dj13y9.jpg
02-02-17, 04:29 PM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

actually, they do exist - not nearly as common...

actually, they do exist - not nearly as common though -
I know some years ago there was a link on this forum to a guy who did almost this precise study -

while I don't have a link, maybe this...
02-02-17, 04:20 PM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

and here I thought you just scared easy ;) ...

and here I thought you just scared easy ;)

.... I mean, my bike is almost always perp-to the ground when I get it out of the car :innocent:
02-02-17, 10:43 AM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

man - I still vividly remember the first time I...

man - I still vividly remember the first time I swapped 32h 3x wheels for a trispoke/disc setup- there was a mild/medium breeze at the time, and when I turned on the gas..... :love::love::love:

it...
02-02-17, 10:40 AM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

given that a taller rear actually stabilizes the...

given that a taller rear actually stabilizes the bike, the question seems to actually be about the front wheel.
I'd go with valygrl's suggestion and try it with a low profile front - the surface...
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Posted By Hida Yanra

THAT is a great looking bike. I liked the...

THAT is a great looking bike.

I liked the one I rode for a bit, and those 4spoke wheels seem to still work well (I am curious, as I haven't seen many people test them, but given an appropriate...
01-24-17, 01:01 PM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

;) indeed.

;)

indeed.
01-24-17, 01:00 PM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

all youse talking about watching construction...

all youse talking about watching construction stuff happen - yeah. For sure.
I've been working in architecture for 10 years, in school for 5 before that, worked plumber/construction before that - a...
01-20-17, 01:14 PM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

hey now - both years at Cascade I've been yelling...

hey now - both years at Cascade I've been yelling at you to go all the way OTF vs tailgunning the crit, but did you listen to me? nooooooooo :lol:
I'm sure it's the same amount of watts, right?
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Posted By Hida Yanra

testing does not bear this out. There are...

testing does not bear this out.
There are helmets that test faster with visors, and some that do not.
Additionally, that's not uniform from individual to individual, I had a helmet that tested...
12-28-16, 03:30 PM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

Anyone (really, actually, anyone) can break a set...

Anyone (really, actually, anyone) can break a set of light wheels in a single pot-hole, and I've been in the eastern seaboard enough to know that RR tracks/bad pavement/holes do in fact exist. So,...
12-28-16, 11:51 AM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

There's been piles of deep tubular wheelsets over...

There's been piles of deep tubular wheelsets over on Paceline for 600-800 over the last months.

Aeolus sets for 700ish
Zipps for 800ish
Open label stuff w/ White Industry hubs for 400-500........
12-28-16, 11:44 AM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

Not the set I bought...

Not the set I bought...
12-28-16, 11:08 AM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

This quickly gets to the idea of replacement...

This quickly gets to the idea of replacement cost, and long(er) term cost projection.

wheels that are "light", but not light enough to be in your terms a "daily rider" are more likely to fail,...
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Posted By Hida Yanra

a second post to say - great conversation...

a second post to say -
great conversation topic, thank you.
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Posted By Hida Yanra

briefly, because of time and stuff... For a...

briefly, because of time and stuff...

For a frame with identical, generally normal dimensions, sure.

However, two points (cause being contentious is what internet forums are for, yes?):)

1)...
12-27-16, 05:32 PM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

Cinelli zebra Supacaz has some white and black...

Cinelli zebra
Supacaz has some white and black that could be choice

hit up @queerpunk (http://www.bikeforums.net/members/queerpunk-29968.html), I recall that the Zubaz sponsored team had some...
12-27-16, 05:25 PM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

a set of DA 9000 tubulars c50 went for sub 500 on...

a set of DA 9000 tubulars c50 went for sub 500 on the 'bay a few days ago...
Two weeks ago I bought a set of DA c50s w/ high-end, new-ish rubber and an Ultegra cassette for sub 475...
there have...
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Posted By Hida Yanra

worth noting for folks doing lots of...

worth noting for folks doing lots of pursuit-->mass start bar changes, alloy steerer means less fussing with a torque wrench in the infield -
only takes one good ball-up to mess up a steerer tube,...
12-20-16, 12:34 PM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

ha - things do change, don't they? I saw...

ha - things do change, don't they?

I saw your post about the kid as I was flipping through and was reminded that life had changed a ton for you since the conversations about PF frames and...
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Posted By Hida Yanra

Seconded- there aren't many others doing that. ...

Seconded- there aren't many others doing that.
And yeah, BVV and COS ride super differently... I tweaked my position after a few sessions at BVV to handle the stresses better.

Discussion...
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Posted By Hida Yanra

(Totally off topic) Ha! It's easy to spot the...

(Totally off topic)
Ha!
It's easy to spot the architecture student ;)

I don't miss those days (nights) at all, but good luck getting through them- the career is way more rewarding than the...
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Posted By Hida Yanra

I know RacerEx was using one for a bit? He had...

I know RacerEx was using one for a bit? He had the same sourcing issue, but he's in CONUS, so a good bit further - try PMing him?
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Posted By Hida Yanra

mmmm - lemme see - I've got a set of Pro Vibe...

mmmm - lemme see -
I've got a set of Pro Vibe 38s in white, compact drop- my favorite track/crit setup.

hit me up on FB? I'm rarely here.
12-18-16, 10:32 AM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

huh - I hadn't heard. I'll ask around town,...

huh - I hadn't heard.

I'll ask around town, it shouldn't be too hard to get the answer of why that happened.
11-13-16, 07:18 PM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

Was going to ride the rollers for 30', but I got...

Was going to ride the rollers for 30', but I got out on the road bike late afternoon for a while and that was the right choice.
11-09-16, 10:45 AM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

a few bits - I agree w/ cdr - you look...

a few bits -
I agree w/ cdr - you look comfortable enough, and riding cx the way you do, I expect that your skills are fine.
Confidence does not equal skill - maybe this is a place to build your...
11-07-16, 05:00 PM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

Came here to say IRCs - two seasons of racing...

Came here to say IRCs - two seasons of racing tubeless in Seattle and never a single issue.
Even the "training" ones are super sticky, feeling planted in corners is great.
11-07-16, 04:35 PM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

I think it's pretty rad that the dude right...

I think it's pretty rad that the dude right behind him is on 10speed/front routed cables and 5 year old shoes (at least, per model year)
11-07-16, 04:32 PM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

oh hey - TTs in collegiate racing? I'm into that:...

oh hey - TTs in collegiate racing? I'm into that:

one thing that hasn't been addressed - and it may be not legal, but cane-creek speed bars (CDR has used them in the past) were legal two years...
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Posted By Hida Yanra

as I hear it from a guy in the madison final,...

as I hear it from a guy in the madison final, things got.... interesting.
anyone here on the board have 1st hand info? Mine's 2nd hand, and story-teller bias is a real thing.
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Posted By Hida Yanra

I have that bag, and even being a queen-bag-lady...

I have that bag, and even being a queen-bag-lady at the track, I still managed to get it to work pretty well.
Rollers under the arm, everything else in/on the backpack, roll slowly through the side...
05-16-16, 03:02 PM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

47 and rainy all weekend - so two hikes and...

47 and rainy all weekend -
so two hikes and rode up a local mtn pass that isn't opened to cars yet.
effencold and soaked by the constant wind/rain - road was sandy/wet from rain and meltoff of...
05-12-16, 12:34 PM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

ha- no, sadly- I haven't been around much...

ha- no, sadly- I haven't been around much since... 2013 or so? This was my second bike ride of the year.... life choices being what they are.
'13 was my last year of racing, and I didn't even do...
05-12-16, 10:33 AM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

Good luck -

Good luck -
05-12-16, 10:15 AM
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Posted By Hida Yanra

"Not Last" swallowed my pride, pinned on a...

"Not Last"

swallowed my pride, pinned on a number and did a mid-week TT.
7.5 mile uphill TT - non-aero class.

No real setup- did 1.5 miles easy-to-medium warmup getting to the start line - ...
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Posted By Hida Yanra

except for Kreitler 2.25" hot dog rollers - those...

except for Kreitler 2.25" hot dog rollers - those things are a WORKOUT
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Posted By Hida Yanra

meh - NYC development projects. I've seen way too...

meh - NYC development projects. I've seen way too many of those "big idea" ventures flame out in that market to believe it until I see it built.

Even if it did make money (and bike related stuff...
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Posted By Hida Yanra

I had one of theirs, it was nice - they look flat...

I had one of theirs, it was nice - they look flat out fierce.
I've also used TA Alize and Miche 130 bcd track rings - all worked well.
I know that Gephart makes them, a ton of the nice folks up...
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Posted By Hida Yanra

HA! he finally made it! We'd talked about it a...

HA! he finally made it!
We'd talked about it a few years ago, and he said something like, "yeah, I have the math figured out to do it, but it is such a niche product that it's way down on my 'to-do'...
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Posted By Hida Yanra

lots longer - LOTS. the field also had the...

lots longer - LOTS.
the field also had the women's 1/2/3s - mostly 1&2s, w/ two Wpro in there - so the chase was pretty hot and they had a ton of engines.
It was of the three most memorable races...
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Posted By Hida Yanra

you aren't wrong - and that's also the only...

you aren't wrong -
and that's also the only track length I've managed to pull it off on, even being someone whose tactics tended to be lapping sorts of things (my home track was 400m, so many more...
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