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Looks like Planet X/Selcof are doing scatto...

Looks like Planet X/Selcof are doing scatto knockoff's now.

https://www.planetx.co.uk/i/q/HBSELVT/selcof-velodromo-carbon-track-handlebar
Forum: Framebuilders
12-20-16, 07:23 AM
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Posted By Banchad

Headset and Bottom Bracket Suggestions

Hello all,
I'm making my own frame at home out of carbon fibre but I've run into a road block. I am unsure as to how to make a headtube or a bottom bracket shell.

The main problem I am having is...
10-22-16, 04:44 PM
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Today (as in 5 minutes ago) I finished making my...

Today (as in 5 minutes ago) I finished making my first carbon saddle! It looks unfinished at the moment as I want to actually test that the thing doesn't fall apart underneath me before I glam it up...
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Merida are bringing out a Track bike. Was...

Merida are bringing out a Track bike. Was wondering when this was going to get announced after I noticed it appear in the UCI listings of legal kit.
...
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Built this up in November last year and have only...

Built this up in November last year and have only been able to ride it in anger once. Curse whoever thought outdoor velodromes in rainy countries were a good...
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I have one. I use a standard 1 1/8 straight...

I have one. I use a standard 1 1/8 straight steerer tube headset.
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I'm seeing double!

I'm seeing double!
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Most of them are yeah but there are still quite a...

Most of them are yeah but there are still quite a few folded fibre layers as a result of a ****e vaccuum seal on the bag I used which I couldn't fix. Next time round I'm going to take extra extra...
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Due to a combination of that godawful run of rain...

Due to a combination of that godawful run of rain and familial commitments I made it to a grand total of 1 race night. Disappointed is an understatement.
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Ok guys I didn't find this on the web but I...

Ok guys I didn't find this on the web but I didn't know quite where else to put it.
Since I've finished my degree and searching for a job isn't keeping me quite as occupied as it should I've been...
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Posted By Banchad

The new graphic looks awful.

The new graphic looks awful.
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Posted By Banchad

So I've just discovered that Pro-Lite do track...

So I've just discovered that Pro-Lite do track frames. Has anyone got any opinions/experience on them?
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Planet X have added pictures of that new frame. I...

Planet X have added pictures of that new frame. I may have been hasty saying it was standard open mould stuff. Thats a funky looking fork.

...
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https://twitter.com/planetxbikes/status/7068808172...

https://twitter.com/planetxbikes/status/706880817209933824

Looks like the standard open mould stuff with a few tweaks.
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My goals for this year now that I know that my...

My goals for this year now that I know that my local track will be running the track league are:

Podium in a scratch race
Podium in a Kilo(If they run)
Do ok in a match sprint(again if they run)...
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Posted By Banchad

Factor Bikes make a road bike with a split...

Factor Bikes make a road bike with a split downtube. http://road.cc/sites/default/files/styles/main_width/public/factor-one10.jpg?itok=wv6GkAoa
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Posted By Banchad

0.o Woah.

0.o Woah.
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https://twitter.com/Ginsterdrz/status/706577523778...

https://twitter.com/Ginsterdrz/status/706577523778461696/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw
(https://twitter.com/Ginsterdrz/status/706577523778461696/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw)
They've started checking...
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TPE16: 3T introduces length adjustable stems and...

TPE16: 3T introduces length adjustable stems and Road Plus carbon wheels - Bikerumor (http://www.bikerumor.com/2016/03/03/123250/)

Adjustable stems from 3T.
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Thanks for clearing that up for me guys. I was...

Thanks for clearing that up for me guys. I was always confused as I'm only relatively new to bikes and I've only ever had to deal with 700c wheels and couldn't understand as to why literal ratios...
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Posted By Banchad

Why do we use gear-inches developed instead of...

Why do we use gear-inches developed instead of gear ratio?
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Posted By Banchad

I've been looking around for a better frame for a...

I've been looking around for a better frame for a while.
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Through sponsorship on my university cycling team...

Through sponsorship on my university cycling team I've been offered a Specialized Langster Pro frameset for 30% off. I assume from the good aluminium is better than poor carbon saying it will be...
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Posted By Banchad

They already do it ...

They already do it

http://www.rollapaluza.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/DSC_00761.jpg
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Posted By Banchad

https://www.instagram.com/p/BBsNethuWCZ/?taken-by=...

https://www.instagram.com/p/BBsNethuWCZ/?taken-by=claudio.cucinotta82

Called it.
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I could deal with all of those cons. I haven't...

I could deal with all of those cons. I haven't been on my home track since late September and I despise the cold and damp of being in the North-West of the UK.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgLfOrVJJMg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bgLfOrVJJMg
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I can talk about it but I'd rather not until I...

I can talk about it but I'd rather not until I actually know whether I'll be able to finish it for my dissertation deadline.

Predator circles its prey with new Major Track one-piece carbon...
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I can't, so I'm making one(for my dissertation).

I can't, so I'm making one(for my dissertation).
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Yeah you have to supply your own kit.

Yeah you have to supply your own kit.
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Posted By Banchad

Ala 1st gen DI2 going from an external battery to...

Ala 1st gen DI2 going from an external battery to an internal 2nd gen.

Edit: Ooo if you wanted to be really sneaky you could hide the battery in plain sight as a 1st gen DI2 battery pack...
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Posted By Banchad

Not disagreeing with you but merely explaining...

Not disagreeing with you but merely explaining why I believe the motor to be DC and therefore have been using Magnets.

Firstly I've been seeing several reports that the UCI officials that first...
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Yeah don't hold your breath on that one. It was...

Yeah don't hold your breath on that one. It was made in 2014. If you read the article I found here, Sir Chris Hoy Keirin track bike collaboration ? Shand Cycles...
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I would imagine that the magnetic fields are...

I would imagine that the magnetic fields are much, much weaker than those produced by those in the motor, particularly if these motors are to produce the torque and power required to actually add to...
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No problemo. Perchance do you have a link to that...

No problemo. Perchance do you have a link to that new bike? Can't seem to find one.
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Been thinking about the detection method. You...

Been thinking about the detection method. You don't even need an Infrared camera to do this. The magnetometer in the iPhone/iPad is sensitive enough to pick up the earth's magnetic field (Its used to...
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Posted By Banchad

They do sell as a frameset. HOY Fiorenzuola...

They do sell as a frameset.
HOY Fiorenzuola .001 Track Frame Set | Evans Cycles (http://www.evanscycles.com/products/hoy/fiorenzuola-001-track-frame-set-ec116396)
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2000W for 5s? I wish! The time increments are .5...

2000W for 5s? I wish! The time increments are .5 seconds.
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This is from another sprint I did today and its...

This is from another sprint I did today and its the best data I can get even though its probably utter garbage.499083
Please ignore the .2 on the first value
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If you look at this link Team ICG® - IC7 -...

If you look at this link Team ICG® - IC7 - Features (http://www.teamicg.com/is/bikes/ic7/features)
'The WattRate® (Power) meter is located at the intermediate transmission and uses photocells to...
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Posted By Banchad

Vittoria Diamante Pro Pista. I use them myself on...

Vittoria Diamante Pro Pista. I use them myself on my training clinchers.
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I didn't know that about not needing to be...

I didn't know that about not needing to be accurate at all power ranges to claim a certain accuracy. Interesting.
I did know that about that about Garmin headunits only being able to sample at 1 a...
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I've emailed the manufacturers of the bike I...

I've emailed the manufacturers of the bike I use(Matrix IC7). Their website claims the power meter in the bike is accurate to +/- 1% and never needs recalibration due to it using photocells which I...
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Posted By Banchad

How comparable are power readings on a static...

How comparable are power readings on a static spin bike to a real world situation?
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Not over the winter. Will start again as soon as...

Not over the winter. Will start again as soon as the temperature is reasonable again or I can get on an indoor track.
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Posted By Banchad

How did you fix it in your case?

How did you fix it in your case?
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Posted By Banchad

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrtPYMgOj7I&fe...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lrtPYMgOj7I&feature=youtu.be
Can I get a form check? I'm not sure about my final rep(looks iffy to me) but given my back doesn't round is it ok?
Carleton you were...
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Posted By Banchad

There's loads of clubs in Liverpool. I am a...

There's loads of clubs in Liverpool. I am a member of Liverpool Century. Liverpool Century and Liverpool Phoenix run a joint Wednesday nights track session but due to the weather its not been on for...
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Posted By Banchad

Sadly Huyton Velodrome seems to suffer from...

Sadly Huyton Velodrome seems to suffer from serial mismanagement. They are also very sensitive about how damp the track is and I haven't been able to get on it for at least 6 weeks now. I never had...
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Posted By Banchad

I'm actually also in Liverpool! You with a local...

I'm actually also in Liverpool! You with a local club?
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