Barker
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    52
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    17
  • First Review
    14 June 2009
  • Last Review
    20 August 2014
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  • Average Rating
    4.2
 
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  • First Question
    05 October 2009
  • Last Question
    31 July 2013
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  • Answer Count
    22
  • Helpfulness Votes
    9
  • First Answer
    13 June 2011
  • Last Answer
    19 August 2014
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Barker's Reviews
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Buy one box and get one box FREE. An ultra concentrated sports fuel for instant energy. Race proven in the World's toughest events; it delivers fast energy to endurance athletes.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
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Don't tatse too bad.....
Posted20 August 2014
Barker
fromExeter
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Nice gels, very light on the stomach and give that needed boost within 15 minutes, comes with half a dozen with caffeine too!"
Pros: Great Value, Versatile
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The Bar Fly 2.0 is designed with an aerodynamic low profile that places the Garmin Computer screen inline, out front, and level with the handlebar/stem. With the added functionality of a Shimano Di2 and Campagnolo EPS electronic shifting module mount.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
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Does the job
Posted19 August 2014
Barker
fromExeter
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Not obvious (well to me!) as to which part you attach the garmin so faffed a lot to fit, but once figured out, does excellent job. Improves visibility massively."
Pros: Adjustable, Good Fit
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 LifeLine CO2 Tyre Inflator Set with 2 Cartridges
LifeLine CO2 Tyre Inflator Set with 2 Cartridges
A compact, convenient tyre inflator supplied with 2 cartridges. With an angled neck to reach obstructed valves and a head to fit both Presta and Schrader valve types, The LifeLine CO2 inflator is essential for on-the-go tube changes and puncture repair.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
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Great value
Posted30 July 2014
Barker
fromExeter
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Only used once but worked great. For the price, this is a bargain. Would have liked a threaded connection but works fine."
Pros: Great Value, Attractive, Rugged, Lightweight
Cons: Not Enough Features
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These screw-on end caps provide a secure hold to all tapes when tightened up.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
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Does the job
Posted29 June 2014
Barker
fromExeter
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"To be fair at this price I wasn't expecting much and chrome isn't chrome, it's plastic....but they do the job and looking fairly nice."
Pros: Adjustable, Lightweight
Cons: Low Quality
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Do not buy these Skewers!
Posted13 May 2014
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Barker
fromExeter
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Ok, they are faily light and they look nice, but that is where the positives end. They are a nightmare to tighten, the non lever end is too small to get a grip on undless you have square hard fingers and they will come loose. They have also impossibly developed a squeak which is as annoying as heck. don't buy them."
Pros: Attractive
Cons: Expensive, Low Quality, Poor Fit, Limited Color Choices
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 dhb Windslam Jersey-Pack of 2
dhb Windslam Jersey-Pack of 2
An excellent value pack of 2 Windslam Jerseys, offering effective windchill defence and all the features you need whilst out on the bike, making it the perfect layer for cool weather road rides.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
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Good all rounder
Posted12 January 2014
Barker
fromExeter
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Good quality, you can feel the extra insulation, looks higher quality than the price suggests, as usual, sizes up a little small...."
Pros: Attractive, Comfortable, Good Fit
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Leather Look bar tape from Deda, give your bike that classic look at a fraction of the price.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
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It ain't leather, but....
Posted12 January 2014
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Performance 
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Fit / Size 
5 / 5
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Barker
fromExeter
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Good quality synthetic tape, not convinced it'll fool people but goes on well, not overly tough though, on my second set...."
Pros: Attractive
Cons: Wears Out Easily
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The first Gore-tex shoes launched exclusively by Northwave guarantees all-out water protection combined with excellent breathablilty. Suitable for riding in temperatures from -10° - +15°C.
 
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5 / 5
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Toastie!
Posted02 January 2014
Quality 
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Barker
fromExeter
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"V Happy, have had warm feet in frozen conditions. I am usually a size 10 with wide feet, and bought an 11, have come up a tiny bit large but am wearing with winter socks. Have kep out the rain as well but not ridden yet in a downpour......."
Pros: Attractive, Durable, Comfortable, High Quality, Adjustable
Cons: Expensive
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 Essential Narrow Road Inner Tubes 48mm Presta x 4
Essential Narrow Road Inner Tubes 48mm Presta x 4
An excellent value 4 pack of high quality innertubes to fit 700c road bike rims with 18c to 25c wide tyres. LifeLine essential innertubes are made of the highest quality butyl rubber and tested extensively to ensure reliability.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
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Great Value!
Posted22 November 2013
Barker
fromExeter
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Good Tubes at a cracking proce, highly recommend, good buy."
Pros: Durable, Great Value, High Quality, Good Fit
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The Vaeon Roubaix padded bib tight uses a super soft fleecy performance fabric to offer reliable warmth through your Winter rides. (dhb Vaeon Roubaix - replaces dhb PACE Roubaix)
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
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Toasty!
Posted20 November 2013
Quality 
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Performance 
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Appearance 
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Fit / Size 
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Fit
Comes up small
Small
Comes up large
Barker
fromExeter
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Great bibs, am a shortie but not thin and are a little tight but plenty long enough, so bear this in mind. Warm and do the job though."
Pros: Great Value, Attractive, Comfortable
Cons: Poor Fit
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Barker's Questions
 
 Miche Primato 10 Speed Cassette (Campagnolo)
Miche Primato 10 Speed Cassette (Campagnolo)
Campagnolo compatible cassettes for 10 speed systems only.
 

Hello, this will be replacing my Miche casette on my Bianchi which runs with Campag derailleurs and FSA front cranks, what chains do you recommed?

Preferably not Campag!
1 year, 1 month ago
by
Barker
Exeter
 
 Miche Primato 10 Speed Cassette (Shimano)
Miche Primato 10 Speed Cassette (Shimano)
Shimano compatible cassettes for 10 speed systems only.
 

Hello, i am rplacing this on my bianchi which has campag gears, do i need a spefici chain please?

1 year, 1 month ago
by
Barker
Exeter
 
This compressor is ideal for carbon steerers.
 

hi, does it have fitting instructions?

1 year, 2 months ago
by
Barker
Exeter
 
 Stamped Road Outer Chainring
Stamped Road Outer Chainring
Replacement outer chainrings made from AL7075/T6.
 

Is compatible with Campag? Current ring on Binachi is FSA 110 BCD,, N10 50 teeth?

1 year, 6 months ago
by
Barker
Exeter
 
The new neoprene mudguard called NeoGuard™ is specifically designed to prevent mud and spray from getting in your face and eyes.
 

Hi, what is the guidance re size? for 130 forks which is suitable?

4 years, 10 months ago
by
Barker
Exeter
 
Barker's Answers
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The Bar Fly 2.0 is designed with an aerodynamic low profile that places the Garmin Computer screen inline, out front, and level with the handlebar/stem. With the added functionality of a Shimano Di2 and Campagnolo EPS electronic shifting module mount.
 

Will it fit 26mm handlebars?

Will this fit on regular (26mm) diameter handlebars?

I only ask because I brought a light and it did not fit!

Thanks.
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Yes, will fit
1 week, 6 days ago
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Barker
Exeter
 
The Vaeon Roubaix padded bib tight uses a super soft fleecy performance fabric to offer reliable warmth through your Winter rides. (dhb Vaeon Roubaix - replaces dhb PACE Roubaix)
 

Sizing

Hi according to the size chart I should be XS (5ft 4, 30in waist) but this seems really small is this right?
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I'm medium at 5ft 8, so would advise small.
1 month ago
by
Barker
Exeter
 
 LifeLine CO2 Tyre Inflator Set with 2 Cartridges
LifeLine CO2 Tyre Inflator Set with 2 Cartridges
A compact, convenient tyre inflator supplied with 2 cartridges. With an angled neck to reach obstructed valves and a head to fit both Presta and Schrader valve types, The LifeLine CO2 inflator is essential for on-the-go tube changes and puncture repair.
 

Do the inflators fit all the gas cartridges or does the thread and head size change? Is it a universal fit?

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all cartridges are universal.
1 month ago
by
Barker
Exeter
 
 LifeLine CO2 Tyre Inflator Set with 2 Cartridges
LifeLine CO2 Tyre Inflator Set with 2 Cartridges
A compact, convenient tyre inflator supplied with 2 cartridges. With an angled neck to reach obstructed valves and a head to fit both Presta and Schrader valve types, The LifeLine CO2 inflator is essential for on-the-go tube changes and puncture repair.
 

Can I use this to top up a partially inflated tyre, or is it only to pump up an empty tyre from flat?

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Would advise deflating fully, will inflate to 120 psi
1 month ago
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Barker
Exeter
 
 LifeLine CO2 Tyre Inflator Set with 2 Cartridges
LifeLine CO2 Tyre Inflator Set with 2 Cartridges
A compact, convenient tyre inflator supplied with 2 cartridges. With an angled neck to reach obstructed valves and a head to fit both Presta and Schrader valve types, The LifeLine CO2 inflator is essential for on-the-go tube changes and puncture repair.
 

Does it fill the puncture hole

This may be a stupid question: but do you put a new inner tube in or mend the puncture first?

Or does this product somehow seal a puncture hole at the same time?
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You will need to mend the puncture, this does not have a sealent
1 month ago
by
Barker
Exeter
 
Mudguards designed for road bikes with little clearance between bottom of brake calipers (arch) and top of the tyres.
 

Hybrid bike 700x32c

Hi,

Just wondered if these would fit a ridgeback supernova (hybrid). The tire size is 700x30C? If not, could you please recommend a suitable pair.

Many thanks
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Hi

These are darn close to the tyre on my 21' so 30 would be a no no.
3 months, 2 weeks ago
by
Barker
Exeter
 
Mudguards designed for road bikes with little clearance between bottom of brake calipers (arch) and top of the tyres.
 

Will these mudguards fit my bianchi dama?

Hi. I was going to purchase the Crud MK2 mudguards, but a chap in a bike shop said I would have trouble with fitting the front one to my my Bianchi Dama? Has anyone else had a problem like this?
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Fitted fine to my Via Nirone.
7 months ago
by
Barker
Exeter
 
Leather Look bar tape from Deda, give your bike that classic look at a fraction of the price.
 

Will the color match with Charge Bucket saddle?

How close is the color to the charge bucket saddle? The patterns look very similar between these two products.
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Yes!
7 months ago
by
Barker
Exeter
 
A smooth, aerodynamic wheelset with balanced 35mm profile alloy rims, a two-to-one spoke pattern, oversize drive side flange and light alloy hubs. Racing Quattros are an excellent value all round training and sportive wheelset for road and tri use.
 

will these wheels it a Felt Z6?

will it need spacers etc
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Depends on your group set? Will need spacers for Shimonao, (supplied), not fopr Campag.
9 months ago
by
Barker
Exeter
 
The Vaeon Roubaix padded bib tight uses a super soft fleecy performance fabric to offer reliable warmth through your Winter rides. (dhb Vaeon Roubaix - replaces dhb PACE Roubaix)
 

Sizing

I'm 5'7 (171cm), 100cm chest and 86/87cm waist. I think medium but would they be too long?
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They will be bit long, but i'm 5 8 and they are ok if you adjust yourself !
9 months ago
by
Barker
Exeter