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Posted By bartek.

Seems like there is a new top top in 2019, the...

Seems like there is a new top top in 2019, the Conti GP 5000 with a pretty nice rolling resistance. Has anyone already tried them?
Thinking to use them with Mavic Ellipse for trainings. Going to use...
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Posted By bartek.

I am back to this. I unscrewed the extractor...

I am back to this.
I unscrewed the extractor bolt and verified that all threads look mint. I noticed that on the crankarm there is full 4 threads and part of the 5th only when on the left arm there...
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Posted By bartek.

OK, not sure if I get it correctly... ...

OK, not sure if I get it correctly...


Extra 20-25rpm per 10mm shorter crankarm? This is A LOT. That would mean that between 165 and 170mm crankarms length would be about 10-12rpm difference?

...
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Posted By bartek.

Miche also does big chainrings for a very good...

Miche also does big chainrings for a very good price.

On the other hand, in my experience Gebhardt’s rings don’t last long.
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Posted By bartek.

I had recently a track training between morning...

I had recently a track training between morning and afternoon sessions of the US team, as my hometown velodrome hosts the WC this year. All I can say, Ashton Lambie is a beast and definitely very...
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Posted By bartek.

OK, this is another aspect that should be...

OK, this is another aspect that should be investigated. So, I cannot rotate spline to change position of slots between spline and crank arm? They are always in the same position? I already heard that...
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Posted By bartek.

Well, I am 100% goofy for sure. I had been doing...

Well, I am 100% goofy for sure. I had been doing skateboarding for years I my right leg is leading. However I unclip with both occasionally. I don't mean only standing starts as creaking was while...
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Posted By bartek.

After first comments I realised that I should get...

After first comments I realised that I should get a knowledge base about what we are talking about to not to mess up with your valuable informations. So, here I am back ;)

First of all, I...
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Posted By bartek.

Indeed, the crank face is flat. On the left side...

Indeed, the crank face is flat. On the left side the extractor is fully inside the crank hole and perpendicular to the crank arm and bottom bracket spindle).

Once the LBS wanted to unscrew it they...
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Posted By bartek.

Does Octalink can loosen by itself?

Hi guys,

I'm pretty sure there are many experts of Octalink system here that could give me a hint regarding my issue.
I've been using Dura-Ace BB-7710 with my SRM Track for over a year now. After...
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Posted By bartek.

Sure thing, simple connect wahoo to your laptop:...

Sure thing, simple connect wahoo to your laptop: https://support.wahoofitness.com/hc/en-us/articles/115000127910-Connecting-the-ELEMNT-and-BOLT-to-Desktop-or-Laptop-Computers
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Posted By bartek.

EDIT. OK. Got a wrong example at first. Prices...

EDIT. OK. Got a wrong example at first. Prices are a way below $1000. I can see some units for circa $120 used on eBay. This is definitely something to consider. However I still need to know if I...
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Posted By bartek.

It's pretty strange. Maybe I will arrange the...

It's pretty strange. Maybe I will arrange the wahoo unit first for checking if the cadence in my case is correct. I assume the difference is noticeable quickly?
Could please verify the data sample...
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Posted By bartek.

SRM data sample rate with Wahoo units

Hi,

I can't find any information regarding data sample rate for Wahoo head units. AFAIR the SRM PM has 1sec data sample rate for Garmin units via Ant+ and 0.1sec for PC8 (ANT+? BT Smart?).
...
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Posted By bartek.

It's definitely numbers that I couldn't expect....

It's definitely numbers that I couldn't expect. Even a day before the test I got higher numbers for power just for riding on the track and could push easily my heart rate to 180bpm and more. Also the...
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Posted By bartek.

PowerMeter. I checked the HR stats after all.

PowerMeter. I checked the HR stats after all.
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Posted By bartek.

So, I have done the test tonight (or rather just...

So, I have done the test tonight (or rather just wanted to see how it works). First of all, I forgot to calibrate my power meter, so any numbers were not accurate for sure (I changed my chainring, it...
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Posted By bartek.

Thanks for the answers guys, I really appreciate...

Thanks for the answers guys, I really appreciate it. Indeed, I understand the problem with the test on velodrome due to turns. It's 250m track, with banking 42°, definitely not cigarshaped. I used to...
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Posted By bartek.

FTP test on velodrome

Hi,

as my track session has just begun, I wanted to set my Power Zones and would like to start with the FTP test on track. I read somewhere that track is not the best place to make the test but I...
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Posted By bartek.

FOR TRADE: narrow bridge for pro missile evo,...

FOR TRADE: narrow bridge for pro missile evo, some spacers
WANT: wide bridge, oval end cups
Forum: For Sale
03-05-18, 03:12 PM
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Posted By bartek.

ZIPP 404 Firecrest (NEW, OG, tubulars, Campy)

For sale, a wheelset of ZIPP 404 Firecrest (Campagnolo).
The wheels were my backup wheels and I rode only about 300km on them. You can see a tubular on the pic. It's first and only glued tubular,...
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03-05-18, 03:02 PM
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Posted By bartek.

Seatpost PINARELLO Dogma F8/F10 Setback (NEW, OG)

A brand new, demounted from my Pina black seatpost for F8 and F10 with offset.
Never ridden, waiting for someone. I ride without offset so cannot use it. I can provide pictures of the invoice for...
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Posted By bartek.

Thanks for the very precious comment! ...

Thanks for the very precious comment!



Yes, I don't know how many spacers I would need, however I definitely want to drop the base bar and keep extensions higher. I asked about the spacer kit...
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Posted By bartek.

PRO Missile Evo - very newbie's questions

Hi guys,

I am in need of new aero bars and finally decided to go with the PRO Missile Evo (I was thinking about 3T Revo or Vola too but IMHO Revo is not very kilo and basically I can have a nice...
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Posted By bartek.

ok, so after receiving the scatto from...

ok, so after receiving the scatto from VelodromeShop, i emailed about the Mavic IO/Comete wheelsets and got information that the package should be delivered about 20th of November. That means...
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Posted By bartek.

FYI, there were 25 orders made in 21 hours as...

FYI, there were 25 orders made in 21 hours as this is a time frame between these 2 orders (as long as order sequence is in linear order).
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Posted By bartek.

Knock, know - who's there? FYI, ordered and...

Knock, know - who's there?
FYI, ordered and notification shipped on the 1st of November, received 7th.

Got the Scatto. No issues at all. Great service at least this time.
Now, it's time to...
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Posted By bartek.

Yeah, sure. I cannot disagree. Same goes to...

Yeah, sure. I cannot disagree. Same goes to anything related to bike components actually. And these marginal gains only matter on really top-top. But this is how amateurs do, right? They overthink...
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Posted By bartek.

Yeah, a bit too wide for me for wooden track...

Yeah, a bit too wide for me for wooden track (perfect for concrete though).

I am very interested in the Veloflex Record, just waiting for comments about mileage and durability on more bumpy tracks...
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Posted By bartek.

I keep remember about it but can't make it mainly...

I keep remember about it but can't make it mainly due to high volume of commercial jobs. Even couldn't attend for Friday's World Cup that is hosted on my velodrome and going to miss F200 today ;/
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Posted By bartek.

I'm pretty sure that 5-26th period was when they...

I'm pretty sure that 5-26th period was when they ordered your bar from distributor and waited to get it and repack. However, I saw rather positive comments about a way how they pack items to deliver...
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Posted By bartek.

Hmmm IMHO it doesn't make sense. I would go with...

Hmmm IMHO it doesn't make sense. I would go with 175 or more for TT bike to get extra "natural" power. Even on track pursuiters often use 180 now.
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Posted By bartek.

Yeah, I read about it later last night. I'm not...

Yeah, I read about it later last night. I'm not going to defend the shop but hmm there is a lot of internet retailers especially on our local eBay that do exactly the same. They have no warehouse,...
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Posted By bartek.

Wow. It's really new thread and it doesn't look...

Wow. It's really new thread and it doesn't look promising (even if 2 positive comments).

Well, we will see. Maybe I call my bank tomorrow to get information what is a deadline for cash back just...
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Posted By bartek.

Ops, my fault that I forgot about the Record...

Ops, my fault that I forgot about the Record model and focused on the Sprinter. Just wanted to edit the post and noticed the reply ;-)
As they are quite pricey for training, how about mileage...
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Posted By bartek.

Looking for new tubulars. All-rounders (training,...

Looking for new tubulars. All-rounders (training, mass starts), mainly for indoor wooden track. I like 21-22mm and seems like Vittoria's tubs are only available in 19mm and 23mm now. I can still get...
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Posted By bartek.

Yeah, I know many online shops that don't have...

Yeah, I know many online shops that don't have anything in stock even if they say they do. It can be similar here. On the other hand our local official Mavic distributor is known for waiting up to 6...
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Posted By bartek.

Yeah, I am aware of this. I don't really care if...

Yeah, I am aware of this. I don't really care if I need to wait even 4 weeks for the wheels. It was dealbreaker and I didn't really plan to buy them. I actually made 2 separated orders. I got email...
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Posted By bartek.

Not really intended to buy now but due to nice...

Not really intended to buy now but due to nice deal (reduced price+black friday promo) just ordered a Mavic iO RIO + Comete wheelset :love: at velodromeshop.net. Ah, and 3T Scatto 35mm but this...
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Posted By bartek.

There is actually a thread about it on this forum...

There is actually a thread about it on this forum :-)
https://www.bikeforums.net/track-cycling-velodrome-racing-training-area/1111305-stem-rise-drop-length-steer-tube-height.html

Anyway, I was...
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Posted By bartek.

I'm looking for an aero stem that can be mounted...

I'm looking for an aero stem that can be mounted with positive angle. Something like 3T Integra or similar. Unfortunately it looks like they can are only negative angle compatible.

Seems like Look...
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Posted By bartek.

I was told that the forks used by GB team are...

I was told that the forks used by GB team are more likely one-day-only fork because of too much stress for such a tiny amount of material. The cost of producing a single fork was huge enough that...
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Posted By bartek.

Please don't pick up single words/sentences from...

Please don't pick up single words/sentences from posts. Read the context first!
Example:




I don't mind, seriously. Everyone makes mistakes. In the same post I quoted above you can find some...
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Posted By bartek.

I think you can find it at WeightWeenies forum a...

I think you can find it at WeightWeenies forum a story from the ex-Zipp engineer about some practical tests of Zipp808. Zipp tried to takeover Aussie track front wheels and Alberto Contandor HED GT3....
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Posted By bartek.

Dude, again? Seriously? It's really childish....

Dude, again? Seriously? It's really childish. Please, relax, go for biking, get some positive vibes. If all you want to do is offending me, quoting only less important parts of my posts and using GIF...
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Posted By bartek.

You get some examples from me and @dive...

You get some examples from me and @dive (https://www.bikeforums.net/member.php?u=120098)brain why numbers matters. I like numbers, you don't need them. It's fine.
Most of ss/fixie services in my...
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Posted By bartek.

Just received a brand new SRM Track Science Power...

Just received a brand new SRM Track Science Power Meter. What chainring bolts do you recommend to use with it?

Does the knurled Dura Ace stainless steel bolts fit properly or I should rather go...
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Posted By bartek.

Actually I got this data for my road frame ;-) ...

Actually I got this data for my road frame ;-)

But then lets go back to pedals and carleton explained this:



I definitely agree with him. However it works as long as min-max range is enough...
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Posted By bartek.

As long as you have time and money to experience...

As long as you have time and money to experience with various models of the similar products it's possible to base only on experience. Experience of using same item by different riders is relative....
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Posted By bartek.

I'm curious if there is any other inspiration to...

I'm curious if there is any other inspiration to make this rule than just $$$.
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