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    14
  • Helpfulness Votes
    3
  • First Review
    09 December 2009
  • Last Review
    03 January 2015
  • Featured Reviews
    1
  • Average Rating
    4.2
 
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  • First Question
    08 November 2010
  • Last Question
    08 March 2015
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  • First Answer
    29 June 2010
  • Last Answer
    07 January 2013
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Headley's Reviews
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Replacement cleats for all Speedplay Zero pedals.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
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Great cleats!
Posted03 January 2015
Headley
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Triathlete
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Only downside of speedplay system ISO that the cleats wear out before the pedals. So good though so I can forgive them. Spare set of cleats prevent you having to buy a full new set. Pedals just keep going with a bit of regular maintenance."
Pros: Comfortable, High Quality, Adjustable, Good Fit
Cons: wear out eventually
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Thomson are famous for their strong, reliable and lightweight stems and seatposts.
 
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5 / 5
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Does the job
Posted16 May 2013
Quality 
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Performance 
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Headley
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Triathlete
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Keen price and quality item. Get a nice bag(!) for storing it in however must admit i keep mine on the bike. Strong and sturdy and does the job."
Pros: Durable, Attractive, High Quality, Good Fit
Cons: Limited Color Choices
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Fiber Grip is specially designed to create friction and reduce slippage between clamped carbon fibre surfaces on bicycle frames and components
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
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Great for home maintenance
Posted16 May 2013
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Fit / Size 
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Headley
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Triathlete
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Having issues with seat post slippage. All solved with this."
Pros: High Quality
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 Northwave Cycling Shoe Footbeds (Insoles)
Northwave Cycling Shoe Footbeds (Insoles)
Northwave BioMap bike performance footbeds offer ultimate comfort and improved performance allowing the cyclist to keep the right foot position when pedaling. Three colour are available with each serving a different foot shape.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
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Worth it over the regular insoles
Posted07 January 2013
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Headley
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Triathlete
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Have used these footbeds for over 4 years. Last well and made a real difference in conjunction with a switch to northwave shoes to my comfort levels. Stopped all previous 'hot spot' issues. Supportive without being overly corrective and don't take up too much space in lace of regular insole. Have tried various aftermarket insoles and these have been the best for me. However foot stuff is fairly person specific so might not be the solution for everyone."
Pros: Durable, Comfortable, Good Fit
Cons: Expensive
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 Merino Longsleeve Roundneck Baselayer M_150
Merino Longsleeve Roundneck Baselayer M_150
This ultra fine merino wool is comfortable and smooth next to the skin.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
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Didn't fit
Posted07 January 2013
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Headley
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Triathlete
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Ordered wrong size for relative. Correct option not available so refunded. Seemed nice quality though!"
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Use with gym cardio machines, Suunto Fitness Solution, and heart rate monitors
 
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3 / 5
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Spare HR belt
Posted11 January 2011
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Headley
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Triathlete
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Expensive but comfy. Bit temperamental at first but settling down now. Easy to sync with old Suunto watch."
Pros: Comfortable, Adjustable, Good Fit
Cons: Expensive
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 All Terrain Socks Twin Pack
All Terrain Socks Twin Pack
Recommended for: All types of off-road activities: fell running and racing, trail running, mountain biking, ultra-distance, even desert marathons... these socks will help you keep going when the going gets really tough.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
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Nice socks
Posted03 January 2011
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Headley
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Triathlete
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Tight fitting but comfortable and look like they'll last well. Big long term fan of this make as I wear them for work. Not blister free but as close as I've ever got. Not a long sock so not ideal for military boots but fine for ankle height walking boots. Excellent for trail running/cycling and cosy enough on cold days."
Pros: Comfortable, High Quality, Rugged
Cons: Limited Color Choices
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 Epic DryLete Fitted Long Sleeve Top AW11
Epic DryLete Fitted Long Sleeve Top AW11
DryLete fabric features a superior combination of moisture transfer and warmth for next-to-skin comfort USB LED light and slot pocket on right sleeve Reflective piping along zipper and reflective panel at back bottom Still-zone storage pocket at right chest Optech contrast collar lining for comfort ...
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
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Good bit of kit
Posted03 January 2011
Headley
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Triathlete
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
Budget : Value for money
"Have been using this during the cold snap and have found it plenty warm enough on its own, once you get going. The LED is handy for unlit roads but the colour is great for making motorists aware you're there. The top is breathable and the zip long enough to vent on warmer days. Great top for winter training and proved comfy at night when the heating broke recently! Fit is close without being tight and certainly not flappy around the hem. I'm a 42-44 and the large was perfect with good length arms (my normal bugbear)."
Pros: Comfortable, High Quality, Good Fit
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 Tacx Tao Ultralight Bottle Cage (Silver)
Tacx Tao Ultralight Bottle Cage (Silver)
Analysis, inspiration and innovation are the key words behind the development of the Tao, the Tacx superlight streamlined bottle cage. The shape of the bike and its technical components inspired the designers.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
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Good combo of function and quality
Posted13 July 2010
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Performance 
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Headley
"Cheaper than carbon and just as light. Easily adjustable to fit various bottles."
Pros: Durable, Attractive, Adjustable
Cons: Expensive
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Exclusive to Wiggle! The Zoggs Predator Flex Goggle features 4 Flexpoint Technology™, delivering increased flexibility in the frame for maximum comfort and precision of fit. This goggle also features integrated UV and fogging protection.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
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Great goggles
Posted29 June 2010
Quality 
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Performance 
5 / 5
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Headley
"Look good, fit well, good vision, useful tint, nice storage pouch. No negatives but then zoggs fit me well."
Pros: Comfortable, High Quality, Adjustable, Good Fit
Cons: Limited Color Choices
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Headley's Questions
 
The Aeron Bib Short features a premium Italian stretch fabric, refined fit and a high spec Veloce CyTech Elastic Interface chamois perfect for medium distance rides.
 

Size for a 40 in waist but 6' chap

Dad has taken up cycling to get fit. Takes 40 in waist for trousers but Lycra a bit forgiving and he's only 6 foot tall. Also recovering from a hip replacement so no chunky legs to deal with. Worried the biggest size for a 40 inch waist would be too loose elsewhere. Any advice please?
2 months, 2 weeks ago
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 Infinite Vest AW10
Infinite Vest AW10
Hydrowick™fabric treatment, 2 colour design, Over-locked and edged stitched, Heat transfer labels inside
 

Which colour is the main colour?Not sure whether a blue top is the navy/white or white/navy. Thanks

4 years, 2 months ago
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Headley
 
 Epic DryLete Fitted Long Sleeve Top AW11
Epic DryLete Fitted Long Sleeve Top AW11
DryLete fabric features a superior combination of moisture transfer and warmth for next-to-skin comfort USB LED light and slot pocket on right sleeve Reflective piping along zipper and reflective panel at back bottom Still-zone storage pocket at right chest Optech contrast collar lining for comfort ...
 

Sizing

I am keen on getting a highly visible running top and this looks ideal. I vary between a L and an XL depending on companies. Arm length is often an issue - 6'2" with a 42" chest. Does this item come up big or small and if small any chance of stocking the XL visipro in the future?
4 years, 6 months ago
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Headley's Answers
 
Use with gym cardio machines, Suunto Fitness Solution, and heart rate monitors
 

is it compatible with T6c ?

Yes, mine works fine. Much comfier than the old belt I had too. Just sync as normal.
2 years, 4 months ago
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Headley
 
 Tacx Tao Ultralight Bottle Cage (Silver)
Tacx Tao Ultralight Bottle Cage (Silver)
Analysis, inspiration and innovation are the key words behind the development of the Tao, the Tacx superlight streamlined bottle cage. The shape of the bike and its technical components inspired the designers.
 

Bottle scratching?

One reviewer mentioned that these cages scratch up your bottles. I would like to know if anyone else has had a similar experience, or have found them okay?
Not experienced that myself. Very happy with mine.
4 years, 10 months ago
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Headley
 
Exclusive to Wiggle! The Zoggs Predator Flex Goggle features 4 Flexpoint Technology™, delivering increased flexibility in the frame for maximum comfort and precision of fit. This goggle also features integrated UV and fogging protection.
 

Which lens colour should I have?

I am looking to buy a pair of these goggles but are not sure which ones would suit which conditions. I.e blue lens for pool e.t.c. Could you please explain?
Blue lens works fine for me in pool and outdoors. Mirrored too bling for me. I'd go on personal aesthetics rather than worrying about optimal tint. Not a massive issue with goggles and on a bright sunny day I've never found a pair of goggles that cut out all the glare anyway.
4 years, 10 months ago
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