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We donít have our annual officials meeting until...

We donít have our annual officials meeting until February, which is where Iíd expect to get some details about the upcoming Nats at T-town. T-town hosted the Elites and Juniors in 2016, so the link...
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There's a whole lot more to track racing than...

There's a whole lot more to track racing than scratch races. During this past season, we've had the following track events at T-town:

1) Sprint
2) Team Sprint
3) Keirin
4) 500m/1000m TT
5)...
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+1 Learning how to race track is very much...

+1

Learning how to race track is very much about rider safety. P/1/2/3's have certain expectations on how racers in their fields will handle their bikes and their positions within the field. ...
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1. Officiate at the Junior & Masters Track...

1. Officiate at the Junior & Masters Track Nationals.
2. Get back in shape enough to do a couple of late season track races.
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I went to Pro Wheelbuilder.com's spoke length...

I went to Pro Wheelbuilder.com's spoke length calculator and from 0X to 4X(where permitted) the high flange hub used shorter spokes for the 28, 32, & 36 spoke combos. That said, the differences in...
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There's couple of additional things to consider...

There's couple of additional things to consider with respect to wheel stiffness:

1) Hub flange size - the higher the flange the stiffer the wheel

2) Rim stiffness - a stiff high profile rim...
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Thanks, I didn't realize that this is a...

Thanks, I didn't realize that this is a sprint/keirin trend vice an enduro trend. The advice here seems to be applied to all races/racers at all skills levels. My concern as an enduro rider and now...
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I've been using the PD-R9000 for a couple years...

I've been using the PD-R9000 for a couple years now. They can be strapped using zip ties. I use the limited float cleats(blue) on track and full float (yellow) on the road.
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I would think there are many factors that go into...

I would think there are many factors that go into selecting bar widths - rider size, racing style, rider position, race types, track conditions, bike geometry, and so on, but since narrow bars are...
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I picked up a black set and a white set of these...

I picked up a black set and a white set of these during their holiday sale last year for $50/pair. They are now $70. They aren't racing wheels, but with 36 spokes and tall profile rims, they do...
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I'm not sure under which situations that MABRA...

I'm not sure under which situations that MABRA determines track categories, since as a MABRA member my own track categorization was deferred to the T-town track director and that was before I raced a...
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For the extreme in fat tire performance, you can...

For the extreme in fat tire performance, you can go always move to tubulars with the 30mm wide Challenge Strada Bianca which is rated from 60 to 150psi. I have the 30mm clincher version on my gravel...
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Not a new bike of mine, but something interesting...

Not a new bike of mine, but something interesting for my fellow "old" guys: https://www.raleighusa.com/cheetah-replica#
...
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I ran into another board member at Ttown this...

I ran into another board member at Ttown this weekend and asked if he knew Queerpunk. I know he's been there while I was officiating during the UCI races, but I've never met him in person... that is...
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Any time you'd like. :thumb:

Any time you'd like. :thumb:
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Carleton, Your comment got me to thinking,...

Carleton,

Your comment got me to thinking, about how good or bad is a stop watch. Since, I worked as an official doing manual stop watch backups at our regionals and the UCI sprint events this...
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The Ttown Men's 200m track record was broken...

The Ttown Men's 200m track record was broken three times this past Saturday: 1) Hugo Barrette - 10.208, 2) Stefan Ritter - 10.179, and 3) Eddie Dawkins - 10.141 seconds. The Women's record was also...
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Wow, if he came all of the way down to the...

Wow, if he came all of the way down to the measurement line, then that's a another situation all together. You only hit the blue band for about a second, so did you have a bike length you opponent...
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My take as racer watching your video, it looks...

My take as racer watching your video, it looks like you shot straight past the sprinters lane onto the blue band and corrected yourself back onto the track. Given that you said he was on your hip...
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From my novice officiating POV (and former...

From my novice officiating POV (and former racer), passing on the blue is a big-time violation (it's also incredibly obvious) and you will get called every time no matter the circumstance. If the...
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As an official, I am using Coach's Eye to provide...

As an official, I am using Coach's Eye to provide photo finishes for Ttown's Masters & Rookies and previously for the Six Days of Kissena. It's surprising how often a rider comes to the officials...
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I watched from the grass on the outside of turn...

I watched from the grass on the outside of turn three for a really close view in previous years, but last night I watched from the judge's stand and still felt the heat from the fireballs -...
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http://www.bikeforums.net/pic.twitter.com/89oPpB9p...

http://www.bikeforums.net/pic.twitter.com/89oPpB9pTq

I think I had it a whole lot easier on the judge's stand. Although, I did work from 8:00 am to 11:30 pm on Friday and 11:30 am to 10:30 pm on...
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Okay, I asked the commisaires: 1) The sprint...

Okay, I asked the commisaires:

1) The sprint - different replies, but one said relative speeds didn't matter, since the rule is one bike length ahead (no overlap). The others said they would need...
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Maybe it's time for a poll of the tracks. ...

Maybe it's time for a poll of the tracks. Carleton, do the officials at D.L. instruct about to be lapped riders to stay low or do they waive them up track... long before they present any danger to...
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How about Madisons? Do think both team mates...

How about Madisons? Do think both team mates should stay at the bottom all of the time? Certainly, if half the field is capable of moving up track every other lap without incident, then a few...
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As I posted previously, I will be working a...

As I posted previously, I will be working a sprint competition with International and National Commissaires next weekend, so there's not really much point in arguing every little detail of the...
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I think it is less of an implicit assumption and...

I think it is less of an implicit assumption and more of a desirable state. I think the implicit assumption is that the riders are at nearly the same speed, but being that the sprint is on, somebody...
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Maybe USAC's rules provide some insight into...

Maybe USAC's rules provide some insight into where the bike length measurement starts.

From the 2017 USAC rule book:
2F(d) If the leader is riding above the sprinters line, he or she shall make...
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I'm a new track official (only 8 track days thus...

I'm a new track official (only 8 track days thus far), but all of the senior officials that I have worked with thus far, have hammered the same message into me: safety first. Sprinters may not think...
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I just read the 2017 USAC rule changes last night...

I just read the 2017 USAC rule changes last night and the Keirin was shortened to 1.5km. Another big Keirin change is that riders must ride in their drawn positions behind the pacer for the first...
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I drive about 150 miles to Ttown almost every...

I drive about 150 miles to Ttown almost every weekend in the Summer. My track training time is limited to Friday afternoon before the pros show up, racing on Saturday, and some more training on...
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Self-funded Master here (I don't even accept...

Self-funded Master here (I don't even accept funding from my team). In the past three years I have bought an All-City Thunderdrome(aluminum), an Argon18 Electron Pro(carbon), a Pinarello...
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Made in Italy and still my dream bike. ...

Made in Italy and still my dream bike.

https://youtu.be/ivrfcpG705w
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+1 Sure Ttown has a huge youth program...

+1

Sure Ttown has a huge youth program starting with the Pee Wee Pedalers and working up to their elite junior team, but I see many othe examples. My club with free bikes for juniors is in NJ and...
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An individual membership is $636/yr. The reason...

An individual membership is $636/yr. The reason I quoted the family membership is that mom and dad will want to watch the swim practices or at least wait around until their chauffeur service is...
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There's a Y about 10 miles away with a 6 lane...

There's a Y about 10 miles away with a 6 lane pool and it has a swim team. A family membership runs $1068/yr.
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My local high school doesn't have a pool, but the...

My local high school doesn't have a pool, but the local swim club has an annual membership fee of $1440/yr. That's expensive enough to prevent us from joining. I checked out the club's swim team...
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It's great that you are sharing your enthusiasm...

It's great that you are sharing your enthusiasm and experience. I help teach the introductory course at my track and I usually work with the folks that are intimidated by the whole experience, but...
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^This. The US is a very large country. Only 29...

^This. The US is a very large country. Only 29 velodromes is pitiful. With the Annadrome just completed in Queensland, we now have 7 indoor tracks (all 250m except Launceston which is 285.714m) ~100...
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I found that Tranerroad's Short Track...

I found that Tranerroad's Short Track Cross-Country specialty phase to have a lot of good workouts that would help a enduro, especially for kilo & pursuits types where an intense start is required.
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Evil robot indeed. Very nice. :thumb:

Evil robot indeed. Very nice. :thumb:
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Despite buying a new track each season, I raced...

Despite buying a new track each season, I raced mostly on my pre-Waterford Paramount for the last season, so I do appreciate the classics AND the need for a new bike. :thumb:
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I think you missed my point, I didn't claim that...

I think you missed my point, I didn't claim that building a steel (or any other material) bike with the same geometry as the Look would automatically be bad, I just can't imagine that it would have...
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Physics is sufficiently complex that...

Physics is sufficiently complex that simplifications are often necessary to be useful in it's applications. My wife is a Physicist and she has a favorite phrase that she picked up in grad school: ...
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+1 I have two Kreitler flywheels on my...

+1

I have two Kreitler flywheels on my Kreitler rollers and I like the feel they provide.
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So, Reach is 442.8 CM? :eek:

So, Reach is 442.8 CM? :eek:
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I'm not a Fuji historian, but from a quick search...

I'm not a Fuji historian, but from a quick search it does look like the 1.0 was a short lived model with only 2011 & 2012 model years.

2011: Print Bike Page - 2011 Track 1.0...
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I'm not sure about the model year of the link,...

I'm not sure about the model year of the link, but I don't think Fuji's vary much year-to-year.
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Certainly! For those not familiar with the...

Certainly!

For those not familiar with the Fuji 1.0: Print Bike Page - Track 1.0 (http://archive.fujibikes.com/archivebikes.php?prodid=1485&prodname=Track%201.0)
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