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I don't know, but her personal website used to...

I don't know, but her personal website used to have a TON of pics like that. Maybe still does.
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Now closed Boulder indoor would do "Madison...

Now closed Boulder indoor would do "Madison Pursuits" which were always a crowd favorite. Really fun to do as well.
It is basically what you'd think. Two teams pursuing each other to the "death"...
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http://i1243.photobucket.com/albums/gg545/joshpant...

http://i1243.photobucket.com/albums/gg545/joshpants/Track%20Nats%202012/DSC_0185.jpg

http://i1243.photobucket.com/albums/gg545/joshpants/Track%20Nats%202012/DSC_0253.jpg...
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I got a bunch of shots at Masters Nationals last...

I got a bunch of shots at Masters Nationals last week: http://s1243.photobucket.com/albums/gg545/joshpants/Track%20Nats%202012/
Warning - there are a ton and mostly of the Boulder crew.

A few:
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I've had pretty good luck with my Edge705 and...

I've had pretty good luck with my Edge705 and satellite on the 333. I have the speed and cadence, but it tracks cadence defaulting to satellite on speed / distance, unless I'm in my basement or...
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x2 - and it goes well with Wiggins book and Cav's...

x2 - and it goes well with Wiggins book and Cav's book. All the same characters and themes.
It definitely contrasts with "Belgian Hammer."
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Yeah, in my case it was more "If I pull up and go...

Yeah, in my case it was more "If I pull up and go all the way to the back, I know someone will make a move and I'll be trapped WAY back and out." So, I don't know. I'm not very heavy, but at 6'5"...
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Italian Pursuit? ...

Italian Pursuit?
http://www.sportsdefinitions.com/cycling/Italian-pursuit.html
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This is one I still make. Constantly. ...

This is one I still make. Constantly. Definitely not for 8 laps, but I still do way, way too much work out front. :(
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But yeah, very excited for Erie to open. The...

But yeah, very excited for Erie to open. The pictures look great - it is really coming along.
I'm just afraid it'll cannabalize CSVA more so. :( I do like it down there as well.
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I actually have two more. ...

I actually have two more.
http://i1243.photobucket.com/albums/gg545/joshpants/Random%20Track%20Night/IMG_0378.jpg

...
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260623 Boom! Breaking out by 5 year...

260623
Boom!



Breaking out by 5 year age ranges, I counted 3 in mine for the TT stuff. It didn't go well for me (and even had a crash this weekend!), but I had a good time. (Edit: by good...
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I USED to spend all my free time at the Indoor...

I USED to spend all my free time at the Indoor velodrome. :( :cry:
Now I have no idea what I'll do. Cx for sure, but that's still "season."
I'm assuming a mix of running, rollers, and road...
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This is a great bag! So, what do we do, call...

This is a great bag!
So, what do we do, call this guy up and order a "Carleton?" :p
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Posted By joshpants

Anyone for physics? (article on banking...)

http://www.theaftermatter.com/2012/05/physics-of-cycling-why-does-velodromes.html

Enjoy. :beer:

-josh
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And to your earlier point, I'd also like to...

And to your earlier point, I'd also like to underline it on what a year will do for stronger / smarter: Two days on the track or even just your first race and you'll know more than you'd figure out...
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Yep, totally. There are certainly some barriers...

Yep, totally. There are certainly some barriers that are potentially higher for track such as location (for some) and finding a bike to borrow, etc, which I get. Another thought I heard echo'd this...
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Incidentally, here's a nice article on Erie: ...

Incidentally, here's a nice article on Erie:

http://m.dailycamera.com/camera/db_37873/contentdetail.htm?contentguid=J7cKIOs2
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I'm not convinced. If you look at the fields for...

I'm not convinced. If you look at the fields for ACA (or BRAC or whatever it is now) road and cyclocross events, in my observation only, participation is directly proportional to proximity to...
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I thought the transition was kind of tough. My...

I thought the transition was kind of tough. My experience was the exact opposite of what David Broon describes. After many hours and many miles on the 142, going to the 333, I couldn't stay on the...
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It was definitely a unique experience on such a...

It was definitely a unique experience on such a short track. I loved it - things happened so fast and although it is a rule everywhere - even more so there you have to know where EVERYONE is at all...
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One less track in the US....

http://303cycling.com/rip-boulder-velodrome



I only found out about this last night at their Casino Night races. :cry:
I've put thousands of miles on that track - hopefully something is...
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Posted By joshpants

Sounds like a great trip to me!

Sounds like a great trip to me!
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Posted By joshpants

See you soon, in that case. Thanks! -josh

See you soon, in that case.
Thanks!
-josh
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x2. A friend of mine bought one over the winter...

x2. A friend of mine bought one over the winter and they are really sharp.
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Posted By joshpants

When does CSVA Tues/Thurs night racing begin?

When does CSVA Tues/Thurs night racing begin?
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Posted By joshpants

When are you doing this? Keep us posted how it...

When are you doing this?
Keep us posted how it goes for you.
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Another vote using it during training. Even...

Another vote using it during training. Even during a few "fun" races, but never when things are happening, high speed, etc.

Watching speed and cadence on a paceline is usually fascinating for...
03-15-12, 02:11 PM
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Posted By joshpants

Nice!

Nice!
03-13-12, 11:32 AM
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x2. I keep coming into this thread and tempting...

x2. I keep coming into this thread and tempting myself.
03-13-12, 11:29 AM
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Posted By joshpants

Ritchey Speedmaxes are cheap and a pretty...

Ritchey Speedmaxes are cheap and a pretty versatile tire.
I swapped out to a more mud-friendly tire during the later part of the actual race season but have gone back to the speedmaxes for now....
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Your "thoughts" > a lot of reviews. Thanks for...

Your "thoughts" > a lot of reviews. Thanks for starting the thread, it is appreciated.
I had been saving for 808s, but now have another plan in mind.
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Posted By joshpants

Huge thanks for doing this, Carleton.

Huge thanks for doing this, Carleton.
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x2. I'll never be able to justify the purchase...

x2.
I'll never be able to justify the purchase - but it'd be good to read - especially in light of this revelation of your flying 200 on the Ellipses.

Actually, Carleton, you've listed a pretty...
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Posted By joshpants

Cogs and lock-rings aren't too expensive on...

Cogs and lock-rings aren't too expensive on amazon - possibly cheaper elsewhere. Get a few and play around. :)
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Posted By joshpants

Being an awful lot closer to Jaytron than Carlton...

Being an awful lot closer to Jaytron than Carlton in experience and speed as well I'm sure - I have a 17t I love for spinning out with a 48 at our tiny track (this is 142m). I'm doing 2-3 hours on...
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Cheapie Bontrager slicks are exactly what I'm...

Cheapie Bontrager slicks are exactly what I'm using - mated to some cheapie bontrager rims. I just swap out the whole wheelset-up whenever I use the rollers. I'm sure when I blow through them,...
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Posted By joshpants

I've run Tufos around 160 on Velocities without...

I've run Tufos around 160 on Velocities without ever going as low as 120 or having any sort of issue. Both indoors on wood and outdoors on concrete.
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Posted By joshpants

Pushed up again: ...

Pushed up again: http://www.usacycling.org/2012-masters-track-national-championships-date-changed.htm
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Yep. Yep. Yep and Yep, and hour records. ...

Yep. Yep.
Yep and Yep, and hour records.

Edit: Boardman currently has a pretty big role in terms of equipment selection / development for British Cycling's track team. At least according to...
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Wiggle has the Seta complete: ...

Wiggle has the Seta complete: http://www.wiggle.co.uk/dolan-seta-track-bike/ $1500 and shipping.
http://s.wiggle.co.uk/images/dolan-seta-zoom.jpg

They also have the CBoardman TK Comp which...
03-02-12, 02:54 PM
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Posted By joshpants

I agree and without bar-ends, my hands wear out...

I agree and without bar-ends, my hands wear out way more quickly than my legs/lungs. There are a few tricks, but regular drop bars > > that.
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The Trek T1 has several quirks - it also comes...

The Trek T1 has several quirks - it also comes with a 130 bcd crank. I haven't swapped mine yet.
But, at 6'5" it was one of the few you have listed there that would work and was available. - A...
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We actually do a reverse paceline drill...

We actually do a reverse paceline drill occasionally where the paceline rides on the sprinter's line, and you rotate through on the pursuiters line practicing soft elbows and headbutts. If it sounds...
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From there, not during a race. ...

From there, not during a race.
http://i1243.photobucket.com/albums/gg545/joshpants/Random%20Track%20Night/225006_117202441694359_100002138100914_146316_3605862_n.jpg...
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T1 also comes with an FSA crank in your personal...

T1 also comes with an FSA crank in your personal favorite 130 bcd.

Having said that, the Trek is one of the very, very few that comes off-the-shelf in gigantor sizing.
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Posted By joshpants

Indeed.

Indeed.
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Posted By joshpants

I haven't looked really hard for them...but if...

I haven't looked really hard for them...but if you come across them in the tubular-clincher format online in the US, I'd love to know.
Tubular ones I can get easy enough.
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Posted By joshpants

..and I must confess that the tires I was using...

..and I must confess that the tires I was using before the tufo were bontrager, vittorias, and contis right around on that same document. I still use a set of bontrager with bontrager rims on the...
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Posted By joshpants

Tufo's tubular-clinchers have most of the pros...

Tufo's tubular-clinchers have most of the pros mentioned above and fewer of the cons. I've used a couple of their models (have an indoor and outdoor favorite), and I really like them. $0.02
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