I've been a fan of track cycling for years.  There's something fluid and elegant about a paceline turning laps doing perfect lead changes.  I decided last week that I was done with the rental track bikes in London and Milton and decided to get my own.  I think we're going to have lots of fun together.  If you haven't tried the track in Milton, what you are waiting for?  If you're already certified, I'll see you on the boards.

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Comment by Steve J on February 4, 2015 at 11:47am


Comment by Alex Mulholland on February 4, 2015 at 12:34pm

waiting on a track 2 date in milton to open up, then I'll catch you on the boards ;).  That facility is fantastic!

Comment by David Raponi-Monk on February 4, 2015 at 12:56pm

Sweet looking ride there Jon!

Waiting on a Track 1 date to appear, as I've  heard nothing but rave reviews about Milton so far.

Comment by Alex Mulholland on February 4, 2015 at 3:45pm
New track a and track b dates were just posted! Get 'em while they're hot!
Comment by Jeff Shewchuk on February 8, 2015 at 10:08pm
Sweet ride. Hope to have my Cinelli out on the boards soon.
Comment by Dave Adams on February 16, 2015 at 10:36pm

Cool ride Jon

Comment by Alex Mulholland on March 6, 2015 at 10:53am
What gearing did you get on her Jon? Do you know if the frames got room to run a 50t front chainring? Looks like it would no problem but I dunno.
I'm tired of the 81 inch gear on the rentals. I'd like to run a 90 (maybe 50/15). Could do a 48/14 but 92.6 might be a bit heavy for me (I'm no track sprinter!)
Comment by Jon Spira on March 7, 2015 at 8:16am
It will definitely take a 50t chain ring. It has a 48 and came with a set of cogs, 13-17. I started with the 16 which gives an 81 inch gear. I have since switched to the 15 which gives 86 inches. The hub is threaded on both sides so I mounted the 14 tooth cog on the other side for an easy flip-flop gear change.


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