Merton
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    06 September 2010
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    20 May 2015
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    24 November 2010
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    18 February 2011
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When off the bike and you need to walk around in your cycling shoes, then these are a must have item. Easily transported in your pocket, these Shimano SPD SL pedal cleat covers give you added grip, protect your cleats and improve walking ability.
 
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5 / 5
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Great for the train or the cafe stop
Posted20 May 2015
Merton
fromLondon
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Advanced
Gender : Male
"These are a simple idea. Great for safely boarding a train or walking around the cafe stop. Nothing is perfect but they do a good job at reducing the chance of slipping over and avoiding embarrassment and injury."
Pros: Durable, Rugged, Good Fit
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3mm Stretch Neoprene toe cover removes the chill factor on dry, cooler Spring/Autumn rides.
 
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5 / 5
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Great product for keeping toes warm
Posted20 May 2015
Merton
fromLondon
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Advanced
Gender : Male
"These are great for mornings in spring when it's a little chilly and damp on the road. Once it warms up and you decide to take them off they don't take up too much room in the pocket either."
Pros: Great Value, Comfortable, High Quality, Rugged, Good Fit
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The number 1 bottle cage in the pro peloton, a true design classic which is also self-adjusting. These cages were used by over half the starting riders in the Tour De France, including Mark Cavendish, Thor Hushovd, Bradley Wiggins and Cadel Evans.
 
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5 / 5
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Great bottle cage!
Posted11 March 2015
Merton
fromLondon
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Advanced
Gender : Male
"Been using this for a couple of months now. It's a nice simple design that firmly holds your water bottle in place over rough roads. When you need a drink it's also easy to remove the bottle, so not too secure. I'd buy it again if I needed another."
Pros: Rugged, Adjustable, Good Fit
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A new concept in Elite trainers; by replacing the rear wheel entirely your cycle's drive train directly drives the heavy duty 197 mm and 6 kg flywheel, removing all chance of slippage.
 
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4 / 5
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Powerful and yet quiet
Posted27 November 2014
Merton
fromLondon
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Advanced
Gender : Male
Budget : Value for money
"I've used this product for a month now. Compared to a Tacx Satori and an old Ergo Basic it's quiet. My other flat mates don't notice me using it now, where as before the screeching from the tyres would drive them crazy. When in use the Turbo Muin makes a whooshing fan-like sound, it's not silent but the only other noise will be your chain and your heavy breathing.
I'm currently using it with a 12-23 cassette and 50-34 chain set with power meter. I prefer riding at around 90/95rpm so have not really had the need to use the large chainring. It is a bit like riding a Tacx Satori on resistance 7, only much smoother.
If you want to cut down on the noise then this turbo is for you. It I believe is the quietest available. However if noise is not a problem for you then I'd recommend saving your money and going for a Satori, Super Magnito, or a KK Rock and Roll."
Pros: Durable, Attractive, High Quality
Cons: Expensive, Bulky
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 BBB BTL-18S Tools and Tube Storage Bottle (Small)
BBB BTL-18S Tools and Tube Storage Bottle (Small)
This storage water bottle, with screw on lid, is ideal to organise your inner tube, tools, Co2 inflator etc and fits neatly into your water bottle cage.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
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Great product for carrying spares in Winter.
Posted27 November 2014
Merton
fromLondon
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Advanced
Gender : Male
Budget : Value for money
"Having broken my micro saddlebag I decided to give this a go. I'm pleased with it. I can fit two road inner tubes, a chain tool, a tyre boot, a chain link and two tyre levers. It will be a bit of a squeeze to get anything else in there. It's also robust. Mine came flying out at speed and remained intact. I'll probably switch back to the saddle bag in summer but only because I will need the bottle holder!"
Pros: Durable, Great Value, Rugged, Lightweight
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The original archetypal high quality touring tyre has now been completely revised.
 
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5 / 5
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Great for touring and commuting!
Posted25 April 2014
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Merton
fromLondon
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Advanced
Gender : Male
"I managed over 10,000Km on the last one (700x25c). These give a slightly nicer ride than the previous version (Kevlar Guard). They have great grip in all conditions, even in the wet. No punctures so far, I had 4 or 5 with the last set, so I'm interested to see how they compare. The reflective sidewalls are a great feature too. If you want something lighter go for the Duranos, but for training, club runs, commuting, and audaxes I'm happy with using Marathons!"
Pros: Durable, Great Value, Attractive, Comfortable, High Quality, Rugged
Cons: heavy
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dhb’s Navo baggy short is the perfect alternative to lycra for those daily commutes. Offering a combination of comfort, low key styling and durability. Reflective detailing helps make sure you are seen.
 
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4 / 5
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Good for cooler days
Posted06 September 2013
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Merton
fromLondon
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 25-34
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Advanced
Gender : Male
"I tried these out on a tour this summer. I found the fit great and they were comfortable for long hours in the saddle.
The material is best suited to spring or autumn, or those cooler summer days.
The pockets are a bit too small to be useful, but the key fob is handy, and the reflective trim is a great idea.
If DHB made them out of a different material (similar to that found in running shorts) I'd buy another pair."
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105 Dual Control Levers feature a short-stroke ergonomic design for effortless shifting, ergonomic bracket shape, clean cable routing, giving better operation, lighter steering action and a clean handlebar area.
 
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5 / 5
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Great product!
Posted17 March 2013
Merton
fromLondon
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 25-34
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Advanced
Gender : Male
"I have owned 10 Speed Ultegra and Dura Ace shifters. These don't look as nice but they perform just as well. If you are not bothered by the slightly heavier weight, then buy these."
Pros: Great Value
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 Open Pave Evo CG Clincher Tyre
Open Pave Evo CG Clincher Tyre
Especially for those who cycle all year round, in every kind of road and weather conditions, including pavé and heavy rain, Vittoria decided to improve one of its most traditional models, the "CG", and raise it to the EVO level.
 
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3 / 5
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Good product for special occasions
Posted09 March 2013
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Merton
fromLondon
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 25-34
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Advanced
Gender : Male
"I would imagine these being great for Flanders and Roubaix thanks to the grip, comfort and confidence they give on tricky road surfaces. But if you are going to use them for more than a couple of times a week then you will need to replace them within a few months as they are not that durable. So great for special occasions, not for everyday use."
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 Ladies Transit Short Sleeve Jersey - 2011
Ladies Transit Short Sleeve Jersey - 2011
The Transit jersey is a discrete, casual fitting jersey with classic lines and the kind of technical fabrics you’ll find throughout the new Spring Summer dhb collection.
 
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Merton
fromLondon
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 25-34
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Advanced
Gender : Male
"Bought this for someone and they loved the quality, colour and fit. Was worried about the size of the pockets, but they're a good size, so no problem. It's a bargain."
Pros: Great Value, Good Fit
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The Travel Contact is the best choice for touring riders or commuters who ride on and off road and who's priority requirement is puncture protection. A tyre that fits MTB 26 inch wheels.
 

What valve does the inner tube use?

Does the inner tube supplied have a schraeder valve? Or is it a presta?
Mine came with the presta valve.
4 years, 4 months ago
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Merton
London
 
The Travel Contact is the best choice for touring riders or commuters who ride on and off road and who's priority requirement is puncture protection. A tyre that fits MTB 26 inch wheels.
 

Reflex

Is this the Reflex version?
The one I received didn't have the reflective strip.
4 years, 4 months ago
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Merton
London
 
The Travel Contact is the best choice for touring riders or commuters who ride on and off road and who's priority requirement is puncture protection. A tyre that fits MTB 26 inch wheels.
 

Is this tyre sold individually or as a pair?

Here, it's individual.
4 years, 4 months ago
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Merton
London
 
The Travel Contact is the best choice for touring riders or commuters who ride on and off road and who's priority requirement is puncture protection. A tyre that fits MTB 26 inch wheels.
 

Can these tyres be used with a Schrader inner tube?

Yes, as well as Presta.
4 years, 4 months ago
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Merton
London
 
Designed for performance cyclists, Edge 500 is small and lightweight. It tracks speed, distance, GPS position and elevation, so you can get the most from your training and racing.
 

Does the gamin edge 500 work with apple mac computers

I use it with Mac OS X 10.4.11 and have had no problems.
4 years, 6 months ago
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Merton
London
 
 dhb Windslam Roubaix Long Sleeve Jersey - 2012
dhb Windslam Roubaix Long Sleeve Jersey - 2012
This jersey offers greater warmth provided by the internal checked fleece.
 

Does it have a zipped pocket?

Yes, a small one on the back pocket (right side) - big enough for keys and change.
4 years, 7 months ago
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Merton
London