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hanbe's Reviews
 
 Schwalbe Marathon Plus Smartguard Rigid Road Tyre
Schwalbe Marathon Plus Smartguard Rigid Road Tyre
After 10 years, Schwable have thoroughly overhauled the Marathon Plus. The only true flat-less tyre gets a new, dynamic profile and boasts many internal improvements such as improved Smart Guard that helps reduce rolling resistance.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
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Amazingly durable and puncture proof
Posted28 October 2014
hanbe
fromBristol
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 25-34
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Female
"These are brilliant for commuting. They actually do live up to the marketing of being bullet proof. You can easily ride through glass with no worries. They are heavy so not ones for your carbon summer racing bike, but perfect for the commuting bike.
Warning though they are incredibly difficult to put on and take off. There is a you tube video that gives some necessary tips on how to do it with these tyres.
Also be careful not to put too much air in the tyres. Normally I would go to 90 or 100 psi but go lower on these - I put 90 in the other day and the tube blew the tyre out! 80 is fine.
"
Pros: Durable, Rugged, High Quality
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 Northwave Fahrenheit GTX (Gore-Tex) Winter Road Shoes
Northwave Fahrenheit GTX (Gore-Tex) Winter Road Shoes
The first Gore-Tex shoes launched exclusively by Northwave guarantees all-out water protection combined with excellent breathablilty. Suitable for riding in temperatures from -10° - +15°C.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
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Good warm waterproof winter boots
Posted28 October 2014
hanbe
fromBristol
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 25-34
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Female
"These are completely waterproof and windproof booties. I get really cold feet in the winter and these have helped considerably - much more effective than overshoes, even the neoprene ones. Amazing to be able to go out in the winter without painfully cold feet!
They are expensive but seem good quality and if you suffer from the cold, they're worth it.
The only caution is you need to wear long socks with these, otherwise the top edge cuts up your ankles.
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Pros: Durable, High Quality
Cons: Bulky
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 dhb Ladies Defy Short Sleeve Tech Jersey
dhb Ladies Defy Short Sleeve Tech Jersey
A lightweight, women’s performance jersey made from technical moisture wicking fabrics with a full length YKK zip for ventilation on summer cross country rides and all day trail sessions.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
Avg 5 / 5 from
Perfect short sleeve jersey
Posted28 October 2014
hanbe
fromBristol
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 25-34
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Female
"My best Jersey! It fits perfectly, has all the pockets you want in all the right places, including a zip pocket. Zips up well and the zip doesn't do that unattractive bunching thing. Feels nice around the neck and arms. Great air tex style vents under the arms to keep cool. It might not last forever but overall good quality for the price. Totally recommend this top."
Pros: Durable, Great Value, Attractive, Comfortable, High Quality, Lightweight, Good Fit
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 Honey Stinger Energy Bar - Peanut Butter & Honey 15 x 50g
Honey Stinger Energy Bar - Peanut Butter & Honey 15 x 50g
Hone Stinger Energy bars are made with over 30% honey, 5g Peanut Protein, 23 vitamins and minerals, whole grains, calcium, antioxidants, natural flavors and all the benefits of our energy gel.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
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Most yummy energy bar ever
Posted01 June 2014
hanbe
fromBristol
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 25-34
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Female
"If you like peanut butter and honey, this is pretty much the most mouth-wateringly delicious bar in existence. Annnnddddd healthier than most. What a winner."
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 dhb R1.0 Road Cycling Shoe
dhb R1.0 Road Cycling Shoe
An outstanding value road cycling shoe with a sleek, minimal upper for cooling comfort and a stiff glass reinforced nylon sole for efficient pedalling action. The R1.0 is the perfect introduction to performance cycle footwear.
 
Overall rating 
2 / 5
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Fine as spin shoes but massive palaver set up
Posted19 March 2013
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Appearance 
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Fit / Size 
2 / 5
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hanbe
fromBristol
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 25-34
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Female
Budget : Value for money
"I got these as economic spin shoes to save the hassle of changing over road/spin cleats each time.
Appearance - they look fine - nice and simple
Warning though, these are a big headache to set up - at least on mine, you had to saw through part of the sole with a stanley knife to be able to push through the opening to attach the cleats. (This might of course have been a one-off problem with this pair alone.)
Second warning is that they are very stiff - the top edge can cut into your ankle a bit. It's ok if you have thick socks that come up a few centimetres over your ankle, but don't wear them with ankle-length socks!
For £40ish they do fine as spin shoes but I wouldn't get them for riding."
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hanbe's Questions
 
 dhb Women's Flashlight Highline Waterproof Jacket
dhb Women's Flashlight Highline Waterproof Jacket
The dhb Flashlight Highline Waterproof Jacket is the top spec'd jacket in the dhb Flashlight Range. It is packed with multiple features including full waterproofing and 3M™ Scotchlite™ prints to keep you dry and visible in extreme conditions.
 

Is this jacket gore tex?

1 month ago
by
hanbe
Bristol
 
 Sirius Folding Cycle Trainer
Sirius Folding Cycle Trainer
The Sirius Cycle Trainer is a striking trainer featuring a "silent" action and a Soft-Gel roller.
 

Help! It is rubbing all the rubber off my back tyre!

Anyone know what might be going on here?
I've just used this 2 or 3 times and loads of tiny shreds of rubber are rubbing off the back tyre.. there is a noticeable bald-line on my back tyre now..
I am definitely still in the amateur/weakling category of cyclists, so this isn't due to some super-hard power-riding.
Any advice is much appreciated.
2 years, 9 months ago
by
hanbe
Bristol
 
hanbe's Answers
 
 Schwalbe Marathon Plus Smartguard Rigid Road Tyre
Schwalbe Marathon Plus Smartguard Rigid Road Tyre
After 10 years, Schwable have thoroughly overhauled the Marathon Plus. The only true flat-less tyre gets a new, dynamic profile and boasts many internal improvements such as improved Smart Guard that helps reduce rolling resistance.
 

Current tyre size = 700 x 37 Will I get away with 35 or should I go with 38?

2mm either side should be fine, so you should be able to get away with either.
4 weeks, 1 day ago
by
hanbe
Bristol