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    17 November 2009
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    06 November 2015
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    20 May 2010
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Breathable perforated bar tape with foam padding for a dry, cushioned and grippy feel on the flats and drops. Fizik Performance bar tape is ideal for endurance riding in hot conditions and is available in a range of colours to match your kit theme.
 
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Handlebar Tape
Posted06 November 2015
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gjcknocker
fromUp North
Country : United Kingdom
Age : Over 65
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
Budget : Quality first
"Easy to fit with plenty of tape supplied.Perhaps a little too bulky when fitted to the handlebars but certainly reduces any road vibration"
Pros: Attractive, High Quality
Cons: Bulky
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The Bike Cleaner Concentrate has arrived! That’s right our relentless R&D team made our Nano Tech Bike Cleaner that much better by creating a handy refill pouch!
 
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Muc-Off
Posted06 November 2015
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fromUp North
Country : United Kingdom
Age : Over 65
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
Budget : Quality first
"I'm a Muc-Off fan and delighted to get this concentrate. Twice the volume for less cash is good value."
Pros: Great Value, High Quality
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Make your bike blinging with these Alloy CNC Valve Caps.
 
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Valve caps
Posted06 November 2015
gjcknocker
fromUp North
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 55-64
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Glad that I changed from the plastic caps to these. Should last much longer than the plastic and look much nicer too"
Pros: Attractive, Great Value, High Quality
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A convenient tool for undoing a variety of chain master-links enabling you to quickly remove your chain to clean or replace. Easy to use, just insert the tool within the master-link and squeeze to release.
 
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LifeLine Chain Link Remover
Posted10 April 2015
gjcknocker
fromUp North
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 55-64
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"It does exactly as it says on the tin - excellent piece of equipment"
Pros: Durable, Great Value, Comfortable, High Quality, Lightweight, Good Fit
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The new Microfibre bar tape features minimises road buzz with adhesive gel backing, anti-shock foam and a microfiber cloth surface. It transmits road feel without harshness and doesn’t get squishy or slippery like traditional gel tape.
 
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Easton Handlebar Tape
Posted10 April 2015
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fromUp North
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 55-64
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
Budget : Quality first
"I would definitely recommend Easton's Handlebar Tape. As a novice the resulting finished job was perfect and made easy by the quantity and quality of the microfibre tape and the feel of the tape on the handlebar is excellent"
Pros: Durable, Great Value, Attractive, Comfortable, High Quality, Adjustable, Lightweight, Good Fit
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 dhb R2.0C Carbon Road Cycling Shoe
dhb R2.0C Carbon Road Cycling Shoe
Pull away with the R2.0C Road Cycling shoe from dhb! Pure Carbon fibre sole, adjustable ratchet top strap, Injection molded heel counter and lightweight synthetic upper with advanced inner quad core mesh.
 
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Dhb Cycling Carbon Cycling shoe
Posted02 July 2012
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fromUp North
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 55-64
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"A very smart looking shoe but need to watch the sizing. Suggest at least a half size larger than normal"
Pros: Attractive, High Quality, Adjustable, Lightweight
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 dhb Light Weight Cycling Sock 14cm
dhb Light Weight Cycling Sock 14cm
Get fully kitted out with the new summer dhb unisex cycling socks. Available in 4 colours and 2 height options these lightweight COOLMAX socks are incredibly comfortable and functional.
 
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Dhb Socks
Posted14 June 2012
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gjcknocker
fromUp North
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 55-64
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"It hasn't been warm enough yet to wear the socks so unable to comment on performance, otherwise a probable 5star.An excellent looking sock and the quality looks and feels good"
Pros: Great Value, Attractive, Comfortable, High Quality, Lightweight, Good Fit
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 Regal-E Racing Saddle with Xsilite Rails
Regal-E Racing Saddle with Xsilite Rails
A classic is re-born - behold the Regal-E.
 
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Posted28 May 2012
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gjcknocker
fromUp North
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 55-64
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"this is a beautiful looking saddle that improves the overall look of the bike. not sure yet on how comfortable it is going to be"
Pros: Attractive, High Quality, Adjustable
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 Red DoubleTap Shift and Brake Lever Set 2011
Red DoubleTap Shift and Brake Lever Set 2011
Competition improves the breed: SRAM Red DoubleTap controls break new ground in materials applications and design for even better performance and customized comfort.
 
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SRAM Red
Posted09 April 2011
gjcknocker
fromUp North
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 55-64
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"was initially delighted with the sram red fitted to the rhigos 01 , but within a few miles it quickly went out of tune and have now visited 3 lbs to no avail. the last visit was in nov' 2010 and not used again until today when after some 10 miles it would not move from the small to large chainring.
beginning to regret this purchase.
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Cons: goes out of tune very quickly
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 Carbon Bottle Cage
Carbon Bottle Cage
Verenti icon designed carbon bottle cage. Designed to hold your bottle firmly, while allowing ease of access during your Sportive event.
 
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Verenti Carbon Bottle Cage
Posted23 December 2010
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gjcknocker
fromUp North
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 55-64
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"A very fine looking cage at a most reasonable price,however have not been able to test it out on the bike because of the severe wnter weather."
Pros: Great Value, Attractive
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gjcknocker's Questions
 
Replacement overboard bottom bracket cups for Power Torque chainsets. Please note that bearing are not included and for 2015 the BB shells no longer have the thin rubber seal inside.
 

BB Cups

I have Campag Athena 11 spd and have noticed that there are no cups on the BB and does not look finished-off . Will these cups fit
1 year, 5 months ago
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gjcknocker
Up North
 
Pack of 5 inner tubes. The Vittoria road inner tube is a must have cycling essential for 700c bike wheels. Medium weight road inner tube with 2 valve length choices, 42mm or 51mm for deeper section rims.
 

Vittoria inner tubes

Have Vittoria open corsa evo cx tyres and tried to fit conti-race 28 without success.Will these fit??
4 years, 2 months ago
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gjcknocker
Up North
 
 Vittoria Open Corsa Evo CX Clincher Tyre
Vittoria Open Corsa Evo CX Clincher Tyre
The Vittoria Corsa CX has proved successful in road races all over the world, but the new EVO version is bound to even greater success. Part of their Service Corse range, superb grip and rider comfort makes these clincher tyres the pro's choice.
 

Tyre sizes

I've just purchased a Verenti Rhigos 01 which has Vittoria Open Corsa Evo sized 23-622. What size tubes do I order
5 years, 11 months ago
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gjcknocker
Up North
 
 MC-2 Chorus 11 2010
MC-2 Chorus 11 2010
The MC frame (Museeuw Carbon) is a monocoque carbon frame with carbon used in the three main tubes and flax carbon used in the rear-stays and fork.
 

re Museeuw MC2

is this bike in compact 50/34 form and if so what is the cassette format
5 years, 11 months ago
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gjcknocker
Up North
 
Computer Spares
Computer Spares
 

Polar computer spares

was going to buy polar handlebar twist fitting but do not see the corresponding wheel magnet.Is this available
5 years, 11 months ago
by
gjcknocker
Up North
 
 Rhigos.01
Rhigos.01
The Verenti Rhigos.01, finished in black with stunning red carbon fibre lugs, has been designed to give you the ultimate sportive performance road bike.
 

Re handlebar widths

I would prefer a 400/420mm width on the small size handlebar.Can this be accommodated and at what stage when ordering do I mention it
6 years ago
by
gjcknocker
Up North
 
 Rhigos.01
Rhigos.01
The Verenti Rhigos.01, finished in black with stunning red carbon fibre lugs, has been designed to give you the ultimate sportive performance road bike.
 

re Verenti Rhigos 01- what is the stand-over height in size small and if poss what is the distance between ground and handlebar stem

6 years, 1 month ago
by
gjcknocker
Up North
 
 C14 Pro Force 2010
C14 Pro Force 2010
A top end race machine fitted with SRAM's Force 10 speed groupset. With striking colours painted on a full carbon frame (including fork) the C14 Pro delivers superb rider comfort with a touch of Italian flair to match.
 

re battaglin C14 in size small- please advise the stand-over height and if possible the height from ground to stem

6 years, 1 month ago
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gjcknocker
Up North
 
 Recovery Powder - 24 x 72g
Recovery Powder - 24 x 72g
The UK's No.1 Recovery brand now in powders. The first to combine world class performance with world class taste. Fast & Slow Protein and Carbohydrate Formula.
 

I am diabetic, what is the sugar content

6 years, 3 months ago
by
gjcknocker
 
gjcknocker's Answers
 
 Rhigos.01
Rhigos.01
The Verenti Rhigos.01, finished in black with stunning red carbon fibre lugs, has been designed to give you the ultimate sportive performance road bike.
 

How complete is the bike once shipped?

Once the bike is received how much work is needed to compete the bike for riding?
Put on the handlebars and pedals and you're ready to go
5 years, 8 months ago
by
gjcknocker
Up North
 
 Carbon Bottle Cage
Carbon Bottle Cage
Verenti icon designed carbon bottle cage. Designed to hold your bottle firmly, while allowing ease of access during your Sportive event.
 

I the Verenti carbon bottle cage suitable for 750ml bottles?

i've bought carbon bottle cages in the past that have split when i've put SIS 750ml bottles in them, please can you tell me if the Verenti cages can take this bottle?
many thanks
Martin
I have a camelbak 750 ml in the cage with no problems
5 years, 8 months ago
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gjcknocker
Up North
 
 Rhigos.01
Rhigos.01
The Verenti Rhigos.01, finished in black with stunning red carbon fibre lugs, has been designed to give you the ultimate sportive performance road bike.
 

what size would fit me?

Hi i am 165-166cm tall what size would best fit me , 30 inch leg
I would suggest a small as I am 164cm with inside leg meas of 28.5 ins and am comfortable on a XS
5 years, 9 months ago
by
gjcknocker
Up North
 
 WearLink+ Transmitter/Electrode Belt Set
WearLink+ Transmitter/Electrode Belt Set
For use with M-series and S-series heart rate monitors. Comfortable, lightweight textile coded WearLink transmitter/electrode belt set.
 

Is this compatible with the CS200?

Yes it is compatible
5 years, 11 months ago
by
gjcknocker
Up North
 
 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.
 

What size bottles

can the Tacx Tao Ultralight Bottle Cage take?
Best answer
I carry a 750ltr Camelbak bottle
6 years, 3 months ago
by
gjcknocker
Up North