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    19 July 2009
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Stolen Goat's Bodyline Echappe Short Sleeve Jersey is incredibly stylish yet does not compromise on performance. Featuring a four way stretch fabric that is breathable and fast drying with an aero, but comfortable, fit.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
Avg 4 / 5 from
good basic jersey
Posted07 May 2017
LastMinute
fromSurrey
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 45-54
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Advanced
Gender : Male
"Good sun protection and nice close aero fitting. Main trunk is too long unless you are 6'3". So i need to fold this over. Many manufactures suffer with this. Fine when you are stood there admiring your bike no great riding your bike as in bunches. I wanted a good basic jersey that i can use for the gym and short rides with good sun protection that is aero fit. No gripper, but i didn't find that too much of an issue as most jersey grippers are not that effective i find.
Size medium chosen. 1.77m 75kg. flat stomach heavier build.
"
Pros: Attractive, Comfortable, Great Value, Lightweight
+2points
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A fabulous pair of riding gloves with a super fit, a soft comfy palm with silicone for excellent bar grip along with variable padding to protect against road shocks. All wrapped with 'Gruppetto' graphics for kit co-ordination.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
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Good mitt with limited padding
Posted07 May 2017
LastMinute
fromSurrey
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 45-54
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Advanced
Gender : Male
"Good mitt with limited padding, which i like. Not as good at their R&D mitt. I have used Sportful mitts for years now, found them better than other makes i've tried (castelli, Assos, pod)."
Pros: Attractive, Comfortable, Good Fit, High Quality
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Alé as an Italian company, have created the classically styled Verona bib shorts celebrating this famous Italian city - nearby to Alé's home.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
Avg 4 / 5 from
good basic short
Posted07 May 2017
LastMinute
fromSurrey
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 45-54
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Advanced
Gender : Male
"Bought these as basic short for commuting and gym training and they have a nice fit and are adequately padded for these. They are not as good a top line shorts but you cannot expect that for this price. Cannot give something 5 stars when there are better but it costs more. They are bit long on the leg, but that is feature of Ale"
Pros: Attractive, Comfortable, Good Fit, Great Value
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 Sportful R&D Cima Gloves
Sportful R&D Cima Gloves
The R&D Cima Gloves are a climber's glove - lightweight, super breathable and comfortable. A minimalist construction maximizes breathability but still provides light padding and excellent bar grip
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
Avg 5 / 5 from
best mitts i've ever warn
Posted07 May 2017
LastMinute
fromSurrey
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 45-54
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Advanced
Gender : Male
Budget : Quality first
"simply the best mitts i've ever warn. Comfortable, with not loads of padding. Cool in hot conditions. look good."
Pros: Attractive, Comfortable, Good Fit, High Quality
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The high-end line from Ale: the R EV1 jersey is ideal for riders that require a professional and race fit as well as high performance materials. This is the jersey for your crit racing, circuit and road racing as well as your high paced chain gang rides.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
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Nice aero shirt with comfort and sp50
Posted07 May 2017
LastMinute
fromSurrey
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 45-54
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Advanced
Gender : Male
Budget : Quality first
"I have wore this twice and its a nice aerodynamic shirt good for long days in the saddle. Slim fit, flat stomach. Sleeve are longer than normal. I'm 1.77m 75kg slim heavier build, hence needed the large in their sizing. Medium shorts fit fine. There are not many shirts out there that offer good sun protection with a race/aero fit, but this one of them."
Pros: Comfortable, Good Fit, High Quality, Lightweight
Cons: Expensive
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A waterproof and lightweight shoe cover ideal for use on wet and windy days. The Orca has loads of functional details making it the perfect companion for commuters on those wet autumn/spring rides.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
Avg 5 / 5 from
Does the job nicely
Posted07 April 2017
LastMinute
fromSurrey
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 45-54
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Advanced
Gender : Male
"Good shoe covers for wet condition so long as it not prolonged as the top of the bootie is not tight to you leg. No bootie unless it has dry suite diver seal is waterproof in this respect but because it's loose it is less so. They are showing greater durability than its predecessor and the price justifies 5 stars even though there are some design flaws. But I find flaws in everything I buy."
Pros: Comfortable, Durable, Good Fit, Great Value
Cons: Unadjustable
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The all new Blaze rear light combines the fully rechargeable internal battery technology characteristic of the Exposure range with the Flare to offer an awesome high powered, long burntime rear light.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
Avg 4 / 5 from
Good but could be better
Posted07 April 2017
LastMinute
fromSurrey
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 45-54
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Advanced
Gender : Male
"on first fitting the bungee snapped. Clearly a manufacturing flaw as i have 3 other lights by this manufacture. I informed wiggle and have yet to receive a new one many months after highlighting the matter.
The on and off is temperamental. It can require a lot of pressing to engage. Once on it's okay. This should be better. Everything else is good, strong light even in the sun to catch the attention of car users, stands up to water and dirt well.
"
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Easy and quick to put on - just pull these toe covers over your shoes and they will offer some added protection from the elements. We also use them under thinner cover socks on days when full winter overshoes would be overkill.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
Avg 3 / 5 from
does not expose the Cleat properly
Posted07 April 2017
LastMinute
fromSurrey
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 45-54
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Advanced
Gender : Male
Budget : Pro Performance
"I've used this a number of times with specialized s-works MTB shoes and it does not expose the cleat properly unless dragged back to the max and then this cannot stay there due to natural foot movement hence once you un-clip it may or may not engage as a consequence. nothing outstanding with regard to the other aspects hence not selected these."
Cons: Poor Fit
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Excellent tape for all applications, sufficient for one 28" rim.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
Avg 5 / 5 from
Easier and as good as Glue
Posted16 May 2013
Quality 
5 / 5
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Value 
4 / 5
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Performance 
5 / 5
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Appearance 
4 / 5
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Fit / Size 
5 / 5
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LastMinute
fromSurrey
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Advanced
Gender : Male
Budget : Pro Performance
"Fitted tyres with glue and with this tape. This is as good as the Continental Glue. Its is far easier to fit such that centring the tyre is simple. its ride-able same day.
Used it in the Alps in summer and for UK racing. Wouldn't go back to glue."
Pros: Durable, Rugged, High Quality, Good Fit
Cons: Expensive
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Tasting just as good as your favourite chocolate bar but without the high fat content, ride provides long lasting energy through a combination of complex carbohydrate and fibre.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
Avg 3 / 5 from
taste OK but hard to stomach on hot days
Posted15 March 2013
LastMinute
fromSurrey
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Advanced
Gender : Male
Budget : Pro Performance
"I don't think the food balance is great and they are hard to stomach on hot days. because they have a lot of chocolate they melt and become very sticky on hot days. Healthier version of the Snickers bar."
Pros: good taste if you like snickers bar
Cons: sticky, not the easiest to eat on hot days
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Speedplay pedals are incredibly lightweight thanks to intelligent engineering. The engagement mechanism is housed in the cleat, not the pedal, allowing you to have a double sided pedal with one mechanism (rather than one on each side of the pedal).
 

Do the pedals come with the cleats included in the price?

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yes
5 years, 2 months ago
by
LastMinute
Surrey
 
Speedplay pedals are incredibly lightweight thanks to intelligent engineering. The engagement mechanism is housed in the cleat, not the pedal, allowing you to have a double sided pedal with one mechanism (rather than one on each side of the pedal).
 

has anyone had to replace or service the peddals or cleats? if so whats the procedure

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Their website has a full set of instructions, which come with the pedals when purchased with the original packaging.
5 years, 2 months ago
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LastMinute
Surrey
 
Speedplay pedals are incredibly lightweight thanks to intelligent engineering. The engagement mechanism is housed in the cleat, not the pedal, allowing you to have a double sided pedal with one mechanism (rather than one on each side of the pedal).
 

Are these pedals compatable with the new specialized BG 74 road shoes

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yes
5 years, 2 months ago
by
LastMinute
Surrey
 
Speedplay pedals are incredibly lightweight thanks to intelligent engineering. The engagement mechanism is housed in the cleat, not the pedal, allowing you to have a double sided pedal with one mechanism (rather than one on each side of the pedal).
 

do the zero pedals include cleats or do these need to be ordered seperately?

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Yes
5 years, 2 months ago
by
LastMinute
Surrey
 
 Continental Grand Prix 4000 Tubular Tyre
Continental Grand Prix 4000 Tubular Tyre
High performance, 5 ply, all conditions road race Tubular equivalent of the popular GP4000 clincher, which works well on all road surfaces.
 

What length is the valve on these?

I would like to fit these to some 50mm deep carbon rims so just want to check if they will fit straight on or I will need an extender.
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You will need a valve extender. The inner valve can be removed to fit this. You only need a short valve extender 25-30 mm
5 years, 2 months ago
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LastMinute
Surrey
 
 Continental Grand Prix 4000 Tubular Tyre
Continental Grand Prix 4000 Tubular Tyre
High performance, 5 ply, all conditions road race Tubular equivalent of the popular GP4000 clincher, which works well on all road surfaces.
 

How many are in a package? One tyre or two?

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1
5 years, 2 months ago
by
LastMinute
Surrey
 
 Genuine innovations 16g Threaded Pack Of 6 CO2 Cartridges
Genuine innovations 16g Threaded Pack Of 6 CO2 Cartridges
Innovations best value threaded cartridge.
 

How do I correctly dispose of spent canisters?

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Once empty these should be recycled as metal
6 years, 3 months ago
by
LastMinute
Surrey
 
 Edge 305 GPS with Heart Rate or Cadence Sensor
Edge 305 GPS with Heart Rate or Cadence Sensor
Choose your Edge 305 with either the Heart Rate Sensor or the Cadence Sensor included.
 

re GPS 305. does it have an on screen map depicting location?

how much does it weigh?
are all costs in Australian dollars?
User submitted photo
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It does not have map dipicting roads. It does allow you to follow a course by showing the relative direction change to the position you are coming from. Quite intuitive once you get use to it. It is not as good as a background map, but very usable.
6 years, 6 months ago
by
LastMinute
North Yorkshire
 
 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.
 

What is the TPI for these tyres

Howdy just wondering what the TPI count is. In the description it says both 290 and 320, which one is she?
Cheers
Stu
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2011 tyre is 320 and old version is 290
6 years, 6 months ago
by
LastMinute
North Yorkshire
 
 Shamal 2 Way Fit Tubeless Road Wheelset 2009
Shamal 2 Way Fit Tubeless Road Wheelset 2009
Over the years the Shamal™ name has become a symbol of Campagnolo wheels.
 

Are Quick Release Skewers and wheel bags included?

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The wheels came with two wheel bags and skewers. The pair of skewers weighed 100g.
8 years ago
by
LastMinute
North Yorkshire