Grony
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    04 June 2012
  • Last Review
    08 December 2013
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With excellent waterproof qualities, this short is ideal for hard rides in challenging weather conditions. Adjustable lower leg fit enables you to get the best free flowing movement.
 
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Great functional shorts
Posted08 December 2013
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fromIpswich
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Lightweight, comfortable, waterproof, sensible sizing; what else can I say?"
Pros: Comfortable, Lightweight, Good Fit
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The ultimate in all day riding comfort, ProGel Comp Bib Shorts feature a gel seat pad for even pressure distribution and vibration absorption on long rides.
 
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Decent value bibs
Posted28 June 2013
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fromIpswich
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Had these for about a year now and have been very pleased with them. Tend to only wear them on shorter rides (under an hour and a half) and they are pretty comfy. Fit well and have washed well."
Pros: Great Value
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Garmin International is pleased to announce the new FR70, which sports a fresh new look and colours, improved button functionality and restyled, robust wristbands.
 
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Avoid
Posted28 June 2013
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fromIpswich
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"I won a number of Garmin products, most of which are very good. This however is not good, the buttons were always difficult to press, they are now almost impossible, in particular the mode button (the most used obviously) barely works at all.
Shame as otherwise it would be good, but I am afraid the buttons render is useless."
Cons: Unattractive, Low Quality
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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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Decent but pricey
Posted19 December 2012
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fromIpswich
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"These certainly do the job of keeping my feet warm and dry. The soles are not as stiff as a true carbon sole (as you would expect). Sadly the price is very high, for what it is, this s true of most cycling kit though."
Pros: Comfortable
Cons: Expensive
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Super lightweight SPD-SL road pedal for high performance road racing
 
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Can't fault them
Posted17 November 2012
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fromIpswich
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Solid construction, confidence inspiring clipping in, nice broad platform. Not cheap for what they are though."
Pros: High Quality
Cons: Expensive
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A versatile convertible jacket with removable sleeves to form a short sleeve jersey. The Windstopper SoftShell construction offers total wind-proofing and water resistance. Ideal for all-day rides in changing weather conditions.
 
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Excellent winter jacket
Posted17 November 2012
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fromIpswich
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"So far this jacket has performed extremely well in cold and wet weather. Fit is quite baggy, I usually purchase large, but I have the medium and there is plenty of room. The only improvement I could ask for is a small zip pocket for phone and keys.
Excellent value at sale price, reasonable at full price."
Pros: Comfortable
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High quality replacement inserts for all Shimano cartridge brake road blocks.
 
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Big improvement
Posted17 November 2012
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fromIpswich
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Bought these as the brakes on my winter bike did not work in the wet, they have given a huge performance improvement. I was thinking I might have to buy more expensive calipers but don't need to as these have done the business."
Pros: Great Value, High Quality
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A highly versatile 3 season windproof jacket ideal for variable weather conditions. Easily transforms from long sleeve to short sleeve.
 
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Superb
Posted29 October 2012
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fromIpswich
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"This is a cracking jacket, very versatile. Keeps wind out effectively but is also breathable. Perfect for temps between 5 and 15 (could go lower with a decent base layer). Quite a tight fit on shoulders."
Pros: High Quality, Versatile
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An ultra light sports pack for the fast-footed athlete. Experience virtual weightlessness when mountain running, ski tour racing, cycling marathons, Nordic walking or even when sprinting to catch that bus.
 
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Just right size
Posted04 June 2012
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fromIpswich
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"For a smallish pack I seem to be able to fit plenty in to this, helped by a zip that opens the storage space up very effectively. Very simple design with one extra pocket for wallet and keys etc. Straps are very long though."
Pros: Durable, Comfortable, High Quality, Good Fit
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Flak Jacket XLJ sunglasses take clarity and innovation to the next level with the latest in performance technology. Convenience gets a performance boost with TRANSITIONS SOLFX lenses. As sunlight brightens, the lenses darken to keep up.
 
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Worth the money
Posted04 June 2012
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fromIpswich
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"These glasses are not cheap but they perform superbly. Do not steam up and adjust to brightness effectively. Comfortable enough not to notice them when riding."
Pros: High Quality, Good Fit
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A highly versatile 3 season windproof jacket ideal for variable weather conditions. Easily transforms from long sleeve to short sleeve.
 

Temperature and Windstopping

Is the wind stopping material just to the front of the body or is it to the arms and back.?

What temperature range is this recommended for? Down to 2 degrees?
I happily wear mine with a base layer down to about 6 deg, any cooler and something thicker comes out.
4 months, 1 week ago
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Grony
Ipswich
 
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.
 

Buying these for a present. He is normally a size 8 uk size so should I get a 42?

I am normally a size 9, I bought 43, these were too small so I exchanged for a 44 which are better.
1 year, 3 months ago
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Grony
Ipswich
 
An ultra light sports pack for the fast-footed athlete. Experience virtual weightlessness when mountain running, ski tour racing, cycling marathons, Nordic walking or even when sprinting to catch that bus.
 

Could it hold a laptop?

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A laptop no, a tablet maybe but it is lightweight with no padding.
1 year, 10 months ago
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Grony
Ipswich