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Posted By Carlosss

As a reference, on my first competition last year...

As a reference, on my first competition last year in the flying 200m qualifier with the same stats as you (49/13, peak rpm of 129 and peak speed of 61.8 km/h) and with what I thought was a pretty...
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Posted By Carlosss

Typically after three exposures or so to the same...

Typically after three exposures or so to the same movements and with similar volumes (weight x reps x sets roughly) you should be adapted enough that it won't cause any significant DOMS. That being...
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Posted By Carlosss

If you train the same exercises regurlarly (at...

If you train the same exercises regurlarly (at leat 1-2 times a week) you will find you don't get any DOMS at all. In fact strength athletes never get DOMS (except when coming back from time off or...
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Posted By Carlosss

They don't seem to broadcast any qualifier and...

They don't seem to broadcast any qualifier and early round sprints in Eurosport channel either, so probably won't find them anywhere. The women's sprints were broadcasted from quarterfinals I believe.
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Posted By Carlosss

Yup that's right! Ended up placing 13th out of...

Yup that's right! Ended up placing 13th out of 39... Can you believe it?! One spot out of the qualifying top 12 haha :crash: 12th qualifier got 12.045, damn it, just 0.1 of a second faster.

No. 1...
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Posted By Carlosss

Mmm that's probably quite true haha not at my...

Mmm that's probably quite true haha not at my fittest cardio-wise at the moment. I will follow your advice, will got for 51/13 :thumb:


Yeah that's the one, doing BUCS starting tomorrow morning...
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Posted By Carlosss

That sounds about right, I usually start...

That sounds about right, I usually start accelerating after climbing into the top of the turn, I guess somewhere in turn 4. Good to know the double peaks are okay, didn't really know what to expect...
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Posted By Carlosss

I know I am probably overthinking it, but the...

I know I am probably overthinking it, but the problem is there are 39 riders trying to qualify for the top 12 spots that go on for the match sprint rounds, and I know there will be plenty of 11s and...
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Posted By Carlosss

Flying 200s

Hi guys, I am looking for advice to get the best flying 200 I can at my first competition this coming weekend.

I've been testing different gears ranging from 88" to 106" and recording speed and...
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Posted By Carlosss

Get a squat stand then, they hardly take any...

Get a squat stand then, they hardly take any space and are cheaper too ;)

It's what Olympic weight lifters use most of the time.
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Posted By Carlosss

Many strength coaches like their athletes do trap...

Many strength coaches like their athletes do trap bar deadlifts so their lower back don't get taxed nearly as much as regular deadlifts--specially for team sports where athletes have games/practise...
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Posted By Carlosss

They do the same distances. Only differences I...

They do the same distances. Only differences I can think of:
- Women do 100m hurdles sprint while men do 110m (why?! No idea)
- Women do the heptathlon (7 multi skilled events), while men have the...
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Posted By Carlosss

Sweeeet! Got both Sigma ANT+ speed and cadence...

Sweeeet! Got both Sigma ANT+ speed and cadence sensors for 35. Can't wait to try them with the used Garmin 500 I got off eBay for 65, not a bad deal I thought :)
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Posted By Carlosss

It seems nowadays they can all reach cadences up...

It seems nowadays they can all reach cadences up to 240rpm from what I've managed to find... Is that in line with your own experiences?


Very interested on this. What's the cadence sampling rate...
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Posted By Carlosss

Thanks guys, that's a lot of info! :D I've...

Thanks guys, that's a lot of info! :D

I've been reading a bit more on Garmin Edge units and yeah, the 500 seems like a very solid unit! Is the newer model 520 much better or no major benefit in my...
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Posted By Carlosss

Cadence meter

Hi everyone, new in these forums! :)

It's been almost a year since I first went to the velodrome and now that I have plans to train more seriously and race in the sprint disciplines I'm thinking...
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