thomas1
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    25 July 2009
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    02 June 2010
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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.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
Avg 3 / 5 from
Rather bulky tube
Posted07 July 2015
thomas1
fromAustralia
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Not quite what I was hoping for. Tube is very bulky and folding it up to fit in a small saddle bag is just not going to happen. Still, its a tube and it holds air, Yay"
Pros: cheap
Cons: Bulky
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The Wire Carbon Vernice Road Shoe features all the outstanding quality and top end features that make Sidi a staple of cycle shoe excellence. With Soft Instep 3 Closure, Adjustable Heel Retention and Techno-3 dial for a detailed custom fit.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
Avg 5 / 5 from
Euro Pro
Posted07 July 2015
thomas1
fromAustralia
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Yes, you will be the beez neez when wearing these shoes. Try to pedal as hard as they deserve. Pretty easy to keep clean and they do actually have a fair amount of air flow. well placed wear pads and easy adjustments by wire. Cleats are std Look/Shimano configuration. Best pair of shoes I've ever owned. One downside is the white inner fabric around the ankle gets dirty and not easy to keep clean"
Pros: Adjustable, Attractive, Comfortable, Durable, Good Fit
Cons: Expensive, very expensive
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 Moon Meteor & Comet Light Set
Moon Meteor & Comet Light Set
The Meteor set features the 210 lumen Meteor front light with 30 lumen Comet rear light. The front light delivers 210 lumens of light while the rear 30 lumens. The rear light features a set post and saddle rail bracket.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
Avg 3 / 5 from
Hefty on battery but great light
Posted07 July 2015
thomas1
fromAustralia
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"If you can live with a light that you have to charge every day, then this is the one for you. Very bright with 3 levels of light to conserve battery and blinking function. Unobtrusive and easily mounts and somewhat Euro Pro (isn't that essential). Would recommend to a friend even though battery life is a problem. Very easy to swap from one bike to another. Not waterproof so keep them high and dry"
Pros: Adjustable, bright light, small but powerful
Cons: not waterproof, short battery life
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The EPS Athena Cable Guide are used to help thread Athena EPS wires through internally routed frames.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
Avg 5 / 5 from
Essential for wiring your EPS
Posted07 July 2015
thomas1
fromAustralia
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"If you're thinking you don';t need this, think again. Essential item for wiring up your EPS bike. Not something you'll use a lot but if you have friends then be a good friend and lend it to them. Cheaper than a chain tool from Campag that's for sure"
Pros: Good Fit
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Given 9/10 by What Mountain Bike. This lock is roughly the same size as a mobile phone and weighs a few grams only. Compact, convenient security solution for low risk applications.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
Avg 4 / 5 from
Not used very often
Posted07 July 2015
thomas1
fromAustralia
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Pretty simple product that could be handy for the Cafe brigade whom leave there bike out of sight. Not for leaving bike at the train station"
Pros: Versatile
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A HP hand pump made entirely of aluminum for precise and lightweight construction. The barrel, handle, piston, end caps, and frame pump mount are all custom CNC-machined.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
Avg 4 / 5 from
Used it once and it worked
Posted07 July 2015
thomas1
fromAustralia
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Seems ok but have to admit I've not used this pump much at all. Mini pumps are there to get you home and thats it. Its no track pump. Frame mount could be better"
Pros: Durable
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For when you'd rather let your quads do the talking, a cage so stealthy it makes the average Ninja look like he's wearing Mapei kit!
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
Avg 5 / 5 from
Good product
Posted07 July 2015
thomas1
fromAustralia
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Good product that will hold your bottle really well. I actually put some silicon spray on mine as they were working a little too well. Good value too. You don't need all that carbon nonsense, ITS A WATER BOTTLE HOLDER. And its just as light. Only downside would be don't wrench down on the fixing screws, remember its plastic"
Pros: Attractive, Durable, Good Fit, Great Value
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Overall rating 
5 / 5
Avg 5 / 5 from
Hey they're bearings
Posted07 July 2015
thomas1
fromAustralia
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Bearings, what more can you say. They fit and they reduce friction"
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The La Sal 1.0 gloves are a fantastic pair of short fingers gloves from Lizard Skins. This top end La Sal 1.0 glove uses pittards premium leather and features a micro suede thumb for a lovely fit and feel. A very classy addition to any cyclists kit.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
Avg 4 / 5 from
Actually, pretty good pair of gloves
Posted07 July 2015
thomas1
fromAustralia
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Tried quite a few pairs of Gloves and these look like they will be in for the long term. Recently bought some Castelli's and they were rubbish. Sizing pretty much the same as Pearl Izumi and Castelli. Rather unobtrusive padding and snug fit. Has one little seam that rubs in the wrong place but being leather I think this will reduce over time"
Pros: Attractive, Comfortable, Durable, Good Fit
Cons: Expensive
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 Shimano Ultegra 6700 Bottom Bracket Cup Set
Shimano Ultegra 6700 Bottom Bracket Cup Set
HollowTech II integrated bottom bracket uses a wider bearing placement and larger axle diameter for increased stiffness and efficiency.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
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Using with Rotor Crankset
Posted18 October 2014
thomas1
fromAustralia
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Better quality than the standard Rotor bearings. Durable and easy to fit. As with all BB's, stick a bit of grease in the bearings before installation. Last that little bit longer"
Pros: Durable, Great Value
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 Schwalbe Ultremo ZX Evo V-Guard Folding Road Tyre 2013
Schwalbe Ultremo ZX Evo V-Guard Folding Road Tyre 2013
As tyre designers, Schwalbe say the Ultremo is the pinnacle of their ambition. ZX - The best ULTREMO ever!
 

does this include front and rear tyre?

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Sold as individual tyres. Suggest 23 FR & 25 RR
2 years, 6 months ago
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thomas1
Australia
 
 Ultremo R.1 Evolution Coloured Folding Road Tyre
Ultremo R.1 Evolution Coloured Folding Road Tyre
Created using new construction principles and with new high tech materials. Rolling resistance and weight have been radically reduced! Improve your personal best by a factor of R.
 

Are the Tyre prices based on a pair or is this cost each?

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Tyres are just about always sold individually. If not they will clearly be sold as a set. eg. Conti Attack/Force combo
4 years, 2 months ago
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thomas1
Australia
 
ZERO is the new electrolyte drink from High5; it's virtually calorie free (1.4 cal per 100ml) and has a light refreshing taste.
 

Can I add these to a CamelBak water bladder without any issues?

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I think you will find it will taint the container no matter what it is. Not a big deal if you regularily use these product
4 years, 3 months ago
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thomas1
Australia
 
 Swissstop Flash Pro Green (High Performance) Blocks
Swissstop Flash Pro Green (High Performance) Blocks
A Swiss product, Swissstop offers the best braking performance in all conditions for all types of bike.
 

Are these Carbon Friendly

Will these work with some 50mm Carbon Tubs without damaging the rim ?
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They are meant to be universal but I would suggest you just get a set of Yellow pads and swap them out if you are using all and carbon wheels, the little bits pf all that embed in the pad can etch you carbon rim
4 years, 3 months ago
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thomas1
Australia
 
 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.
 

does the new campag 11 cassettes fit on the existing 10 speed campag freehubs

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Yes
5 years, 2 months ago
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thomas1
Australia
 
Water-resistant, superslim, flexible silicone body, integrated clipping feature, quick-release mounting. Low Battery warning indicator. Visible up to 600 metres.
 

Will this light fit on a Ridley Noah integrated seat post ?

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Its made of silicone rubber to attach to a 31.8mm seatpost. So long as its a similar diameter it should fit
5 years, 2 months ago
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thomas1
Australia