Yorkshirepud
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    14 June 2009
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    03 January 2014
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    29 April 2010
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    29 April 2010
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  • First Answer
    26 November 2009
  • Last Answer
    04 January 2014
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K-EDGE GO BIG Pro Handlebar Mount is designed to lock your GoPro™ camera securely in front of your handlebar; out of the way of your vision and out of the way of your hands.
 
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Very nicely made and stands up to abuse
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fromSandbach, Cheshire East CW11, UK
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Fitted to mountain and cyclocross bikes and seen all sorts of terrain and weather without moving, despite both having carbon bars with a light torque setting used."
Pros: Durable, Attractive, High Quality, Rugged, Lightweight, Good Fit
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Deeper 33mm knobs for increased traction in deep mud. Speed and max. traction all in one.
 
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Like using tubs without the hassle
Posted03 December 2013
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fromSandbach, Cheshire East CW10, UK
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Used for most of a season now and they are wearing well and seem to work on any surface, which avoids having to swap tyres."
Pros: Durable, High Quality, Lightweight, Good Fit
Cons: Expensive
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The new SRAM RED Powerdome X is the most advanced cassette ever made. It‘s super light, deadly silent, and delivers an undeniable performance advantage.
 
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Work of art
Posted05 March 2013
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fromMiddlewich, Cheshire East CW10, UK
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"My bike came with a SRAM Force cassette, so I upgraded when I could. Its the biggest jump in performance I've seen between any mid to top end gear, much more noticable Ryan going from Ultegra to DuraAce.
Very light and so at, works perfectly."
Pros: Attractive, High Quality, Lightweight, Good Fit
Cons: Expensive
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In-line cable adjuster allowing you to fine tune your gear settings.
 
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Great quality and finish but at a price
Posted03 March 2013
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fromMiddlewich, Cheshire East CW10, UK
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"I guess you get what you pay for. Very nice item and works perfectly but a bit expensive for what it is, still better than any other inline adjuster available, so would buy again."
Pros: High Quality, Good Fit
Cons: Expensive
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Very nice and a good price
Posted17 February 2013
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Yorkshirepud
fromMiddlewich, Cheshire East CW10, UK
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Very impressed at the quality for the price. Would definitely buy again."
Pros: Great Value, Lightweight
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 Classic Magneto Turbo Trainer with DVD
Classic Magneto Turbo Trainer with DVD
The CycleOps Magneto trainer is the world's FIRST magnetic trainer with progressive resistance
 
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Nice and quiet :)
Posted27 January 2013
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Yorkshirepud
fromMiddlewich, Cheshire East CW10, UK
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Easy to set up and nothing too complicated, pedal faster and the resistance increases.
The best thing about this turbo trainer is that its very quiet, compared to all the others I've used."
Pros: Great Value
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A riser block for use with CycleOps cycle Trainers to simulate hill climbs. The unique 3-level design lets you adjust the height of your front wheel to match the gradient of your hill climb workout.
 
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Does what it says but its very big
Posted10 January 2013
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Yorkshirepud
fromMiddlewich, Cheshire East CW10, UK
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Not much to say about a block of plastic but its strong and well made. The only retraction is that its much bigger than it looks in the picture, so make sure you've got room."
Pros: Durable, Rugged
Cons: Bulky
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A chain stay protector and patches for those who want to protect their frame but also want to still be able to see their paint jobs, durable in the extreme but stealthy to boot.
 
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Works well but a bit expensive
Posted25 December 2012
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Yorkshirepud
fromMiddlewich, Cheshire East CW10, UK
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
Budget : Quality first
"Always follow the instructions and it will stick for ever.
I've bought at least one set for every bike. They also work well to stop cable rub on frames with top-tube routed cables."
Pros: Durable, High Quality, Good Fit
Cons: Expensive
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Race day is all about maximum output and maximum efficiency-putting everything you've trained for into the race, and leaving it all out on the racecourse.
 
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Light and durable but prone to clogging
Posted18 December 2012
Yorkshirepud
fromMiddlewich, Cheshire East CW10, UK
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Cross Country MTB
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"I've got these on my 2 MT 's and 2 cyclocross bikes because they are lightweight and completely reliable. The new design is an improvement but they are still prone to collecting mud and clogging up when conditions get muddy.
Still prefer these to any other off-road pedal."
Pros: Durable, High Quality, Lightweight
Cons: prone to clogging up in very muddy races
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The F3X delivers optimal cyclocross performance in an extremely light package. The SRAM Red ensures precise gear changes in the worst conditions, and the mechanical disc brakes deliver superb brake modulation.
 
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First venture into discs on a Cross bike
Posted15 December 2012
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Yorkshirepud
fromMiddlewich, Cheshire East CW10, UK
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
Budget : Quality first
"I was a little apprehensive about choosing a bike with discs, although I kept seeing plenty at the races and also remembered enjoying the huge difference swapping to discs on my MTB many, many years ago :)
This bike is a significant improvement on anything I've raced before and around the same weight as my other bike, that has Dura-Ace and carbon tubs, which was impressive. The brakes are the standout feature for me, although the new SRAM Red is also very nice to use and I found the levers more comfortable than Dura-Ace.
First race on the bike, I set off on the F3X and had my spare in the pits. The reality check came on lap 2 when I swapped to the other bike and went straight on at the first corner... I don't think I'll go back to cantilever brakes again and am now saving up for another F3X, its that good :)"
Pros: Great Value, Attractive, Comfortable, High Quality, Lightweight
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 Ace 2010
Ace 2010
ACE is a new model for 2010 and made from of carbon fibre. It has a full carbon monocoque construction and an oversized downtube giving extra strength whilst maintaining a low weight.
 

What size wheels do the two smallest sizes have?

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K-EDGE GO BIG Pro Handlebar Mount is designed to lock your GoPro™ camera securely in front of your handlebar; out of the way of your vision and out of the way of your hands.
 

Is this mount compatible with Hero 3+

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Yes it is. I use one with my 3+
3 months, 2 weeks ago
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Sandbach, Cheshire East CW11, UK
 
The new SRAM RED Powerdome X is the most advanced cassette ever made. It‘s super light, deadly silent, and delivers an undeniable performance advantage.
 

Will this work with the old Red-derailer?

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Yes it will.
1 year, 1 month ago
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Yorkshirepud
Middlewich, Cheshire East CW10, UK
 
PROFILE: Engineered Dri-Fit stretch body fitting first layer fabricDynamic fit and superior technical fabric provides optimal ventilation and moisture managementStrategically designed seams provide enhanced comfort for performance Contrasting tipping on neckband and jock tag at lower left hem#3 swoo...
 

Is this offer UV resistance?

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The label in mine said it offered UV protection. Seems to work well.
1 year, 4 months ago
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Yorkshirepud
Middlewich, Cheshire East CW10, UK
 
PROFILE: Engineered Dri-Fit stretch body fitting first layer fabricDynamic fit and superior technical fabric provides optimal ventilation and moisture managementStrategically designed seams provide enhanced comfort for performance Contrasting tipping on neckband and jock tag at lower left hem#3 swoo...
 

my chest size is between the M and L sizes,which would be the best to order?

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I'm the same and went with medium. Can be a little tricky to put on but very comfortable once its on.
1 year, 4 months ago
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Yorkshirepud
Middlewich, Cheshire East CW10, UK
 
PROFILE: Engineered Dri-Fit stretch body fitting first layer fabricDynamic fit and superior technical fabric provides optimal ventilation and moisture managementStrategically designed seams provide enhanced comfort for performance Contrasting tipping on neckband and jock tag at lower left hem#3 swoo...
 

This Compression Crew use while running?

This Compression Crew use while running? The first layer of thermal underwear.
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I wear this as a base layer whatever I'm doing (running, cycling, gym) and add layers on depending how cold it is.

Highly recommended.
1 year, 4 months ago
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Yorkshirepud
Middlewich, Cheshire East CW10, UK
 
 Compression Race Socks SS11
Compression Race Socks SS11
Through a graduated fit and powerful yarns, 2XU Compression Socks aid blood circulation for faster flushing of lactates and improved oxygen circulation, heighten proprioception and reduce muscle vibration; all in the convenience of a practical sock! The Race Sock is a sport styled sock which can be ...
 

sock size

Hi im a size UK 9 what size sock would i need please?
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My medium fit me and I'm a size 43, so recommend medium for you.
1 year, 4 months ago
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Yorkshirepud
Middlewich, Cheshire East CW10, UK
 
 Compression Race Socks SS11
Compression Race Socks SS11
Through a graduated fit and powerful yarns, 2XU Compression Socks aid blood circulation for faster flushing of lactates and improved oxygen circulation, heighten proprioception and reduce muscle vibration; all in the convenience of a practical sock! The Race Sock is a sport styled sock which can be ...
 

could you please tell me what small / med /large equates to in UK mens shoe size with these compression socks (I am a uk male shoe size 7). thankyou

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Click on the tab labelled 'size & description' for a table showing the size chart.

Size 7 is either small or medium, depending on what level of compression you are looking for (small will be tighter but still fit OK).
1 year, 4 months ago
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Yorkshirepud
Middlewich, Cheshire East CW10, UK
 
 MicroTex Dual Handlebar Tape
MicroTex Dual Handlebar Tape
A classy dual colour bar tape with a stitched and perforated appearance.
 

Can this tape be applied on the reverse side?

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No, it only fits one way.
1 year, 4 months ago
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Yorkshirepud
Middlewich, Cheshire East CW10, UK
 
 MicroTex Dual Handlebar Tape
MicroTex Dual Handlebar Tape
A classy dual colour bar tape with a stitched and perforated appearance.
 

Does this tape come with bar end plugs?

Wondering if I should buy end plugs with this or not...
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The tape does come with end plugs but in plain black, so depends if you want something more colourful.
1 year, 4 months ago
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Yorkshirepud
Middlewich, Cheshire East CW10, UK
 
 MicroTex Dual Handlebar Tape
MicroTex Dual Handlebar Tape
A classy dual colour bar tape with a stitched and perforated appearance.
 

Does the tape have adhesive or silicone on the inner side?

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This tape uses an adhesive strip.
1 year, 4 months ago
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Yorkshirepud
Middlewich, Cheshire East CW10, UK