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I've talked to a few people the last couple of...

I've talked to a few people the last couple of days and the answer I keep getting is "nothing but speculation - track isn't going anywhere"

take what you will from that
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Posted By Morelock

*right, I didn't mean Ivan wasn't involved...

*right, I didn't mean Ivan wasn't involved although that's how it came across I suppose.
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I've been hearing rumors (*just rumors) the last...

I've been hearing rumors (*just rumors) the last couple of months about Giordana's future, and none of them sounded positive.

Even pre-covid a big night racing was maybe 50 people... and that on...
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really on track, going to wax will make life so...

really on track, going to wax will make life so much easier and cleaner. Especially because compared to other cycling you're going to be touching your drivetrain much more often... just a nice side...
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https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/240x320/lambie_4e6d66aba57bf0ac59dff16e95a892e21914c6cc.png
Pretty flippin impressive
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https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/473x381/hope_deb1b49850de59721df522b9455750ea271d22d5.png

Those S shaped 3D printed risers are something new
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Posted By Morelock

2019 about 10 seconds into the start of the...

2019 about 10 seconds into the start of the scratch race the guy in front of us clipped his pedal and took a few of us out. My shoulder still occasionally comes out of socket... that wasn't a great...
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indeed... the aero arms race doesn't care about...

indeed... the aero arms race doesn't care about back health. If there is a tangible gain someone can achieve by contorting like Glaetzer, then either others will follow suit, produce enough more...
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Posted By Morelock

3D printed parts

I've been making bits and pieces for folks here and there over the last couple of years, but never really thought of just offering the stl files.

Mainly aerobar related stuff (grippers of all...
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Views: 1,520
Posted By Morelock

The day I paused the WC TT to try and count how...

The day I paused the WC TT to try and count how many teeth were on Tony Martin's chainring I realized I was a somewhat sad fellow :D
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Yes...but there is still an ALCOA... so kinda a...

Yes...but there is still an ALCOA... so kinda a split, but also kinda not. I wasn't sure about the details and after consulting Wikipedia I'm even less sure lol.
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hmm, my Makino has what I had always assumed was...

hmm, my Makino has what I had always assumed was the race number / info printed on a sticker on the seat tube. Unfortunately all the text is kanji and I don't reed gud.
It does bring a certain...
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Views: 4,104
Posted By Morelock

Agreed. Current trends show the US doesn't really...

Agreed. Current trends show the US doesn't really have a grasp on controlling this yet, and very tough to divine what will happen months in the future.

Unfortunate, but the right call imo.
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Fun video I saw on FB...

Fun video I saw on FB (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-SA62qen4o&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2nT3jb6TEvua6PV-FleSm3g6dRjrMOmAi07IzFxN5P3w0OWHbz8aZ68Bg). Nothing like a 1' Max effort to remind you...
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Posted By Morelock

The Omnium was a pretty good crank with the...

The Omnium was a pretty good crank with the caveats - a.) you were buying new and b.) you could live with the bottom bracket.
For the price, you could buy a used track crank that was much better...
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Posted By Morelock

Unfortunately not a good way I know of to recover...

Unfortunately not a good way I know of to recover that.

If the wheel is track only... you could run it without a lockring, a fair amount of people do that.. and once it's on tight (a few good...
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Posted By Morelock

about 10 years ago I went down the fork/wheel...

about 10 years ago I went down the fork/wheel rabbit hole. (for triathlon/tt'ing) I ended up with a Time Bandit fork with a Hed Jet 90... then I had a custom MDT (Argos) Fork made to work with my...
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While those look a lot like Speedbars, the cat is...

While those look a lot like Speedbars, the cat is kind of out of the bag. Taking a thermoplastic mold of somebody's arm and then laying down a couple of layers of carbon on top of it is not terribly...
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Posted By Morelock

I've spent more time thinking about DT friction...

I've spent more time thinking about DT friction than most should (especially considering how slow I am)
nonetheless, my thoughts
For track you have basically two trees to follow for efficient...
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Views: 1,503
Posted By Morelock

Super Dave I have had good luck out of mine. I...

Super Dave I have had good luck out of mine. I originally primarily bought it to check tire pressure at work (cars) but ended up comparing it to my Silca pumps and now I take it with me when I travel...
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Posted By Morelock

^you don't want a stages anyways, definitely not...

^you don't want a stages anyways, definitely not for sprinting.
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Posted By Morelock

Yep, I generally scour ebay for old rough/damaged...

Yep, I generally scour ebay for old rough/damaged Bont's, then chop them up and lace them. So long as the sole is in (relatively) good shape you can fix/modify most uppers. I've got a pair of old...
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http://www.kappit.com/img/pics/20140513_204948_eii...

http://www.kappit.com/img/pics/20140513_204948_eiichbc.jpg
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Posted By Morelock

There are minor adjustments you can make to the...

There are minor adjustments you can make to the SILCA Hiro, specifically the gasket preload. To do this you need the "arm" in the open position, then slightly (small amounts) turn the "face" of the...
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Views: 9,345
Posted By Morelock

super cool, excellent job. I don't own an...

super cool, excellent job.

I don't own an old zipp disc, but if you ever need help filling an order let me know and I'll take one just to support work like this.
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Posted By Morelock

Some of it is build quality. Some of it is that...

Some of it is build quality. Some of it is that they are approved "NJS" (which people often equate to durability, although that's not particularly true)

Maybe the biggest difference is that the...
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Views: 4,107
Posted By Morelock

Using times in an f200 (trying to compare wattage...

Using times in an f200 (trying to compare wattage to expected performance) can also lead you down false rabbit holes. Rolling Resistance, Power meter accuracy/lag, Track surface/steepness,...
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Views: 1,558
Posted By Morelock

ahh gotcha. In track if you're on 1/8 you're...

ahh gotcha.

In track if you're on 1/8 you're probably going to get a lot of noise compared to road/tt. My Izumi stuff is really loud. Some of the Sram is supposed to be quieter. It gets worse...
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Views: 13,541
Posted By Morelock

one thing that's always a danger when looking at...

one thing that's always a danger when looking at what pro's/elites do/use is confusing talent with optimization. Results do not necessarily =/= correct choices.

at 500m speeds, aerodynamic drag...
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Views: 32,938
Posted By Morelock

Your saddle is below what I normally suggest by a...

Your saddle is below what I normally suggest by a fair bit, and I normally suggest people run a low saddle. It looks like you could use a little more reach as well imo.
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