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  1. mogulhead

    Steel Frame needs repair

    Does anyone know a good bike workshop located in Melbourne who can repair steel frames. Looking for one that can do the lot ie welding and painting. Though I'm no expert I think the frame has no lugs. The tubing is Columbus Zona and the welding would be near the carbon fibre seat stays. Also...
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    Race Tactics

    Been racing a little bit with C grade at Footscray Cycling Club and I've been wondering about tactics. In the race everyone seems to rotate through there turns until near the end of the race where they go for the sprint. This seems to work out fine and dandy for the sprinters and those who think...
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    Anyone doing Hell of the West?

    The Course: CCCC’s version of the Paris-Roubaix Classic on the private roads (No traffic & no centre line rule!) of the AARC. Seniors race on a course featuring a 4.2 km sealed loop and a 7km loop containing a 1.5km 5% climb and a 1km hard packed dirt section. A Grade 100km – 10 flat laps & 8...
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    Simple test for overtraining

    Just came across this simple check list for overtraining. The website it came from was here. It goes like this. Simply rate each statement on a 1-5 scale as follows: 1 = strongly disagree; 2 = disagree; 3 = neutral; 4 = agree; 5 = strongly agree. (1) I slept really well last night. (2) I am...
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    Hoppers Crossing Criterium

    Went in the Max Campbell Memorial criterium. Was bumped up to C grade as no D grade was being raced. They also bumped a few of the faster C graders up to B grade which must of reduced the pace a bit. So I went in the race with the aim of not getting dropped. Stayed in the bunch and watched a...
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    First criterium

    I've enjoyed reading others race reports so I thought I'd write my own. Went in my first cycling race last week. It was at Hoppers Crossing at the VUT circuit with Footscray Cycling Club in D grade. It was a criterium. It started off with a comfortable pace but there was a strong southerly...
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    Good wheel builder in Melbourne

    Can anyone tell me of a good road wheel builder in Melbourne. Cheers