mikeytb
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    06 May 2013
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    30 November 2015
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    17 July 2013
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mikeytb's Reviews
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Fast, convenient tyre inflation. LifeLine 16g CO2 cartridges are indispensable for puncture repair and pressure adjustments out on the roads and trails. Store in your saddle bag and pair with an inflator for easy inflation on the move.
 
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5 / 5
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co2 inflator cartridges
Posted30 November 2015
mikeytb
fromStockport, UK
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 55-64
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Only used once but did the job perfectly,excellent product and great value."
Pros: Durable, Great Value, High Quality, Lightweight
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Fast, compact CO2 delivery for inflating tyres on the move. The LifeLine CNC inflator features a thread-on valve head and pressure dial for secure, controlled tyre inflation. An essential part of your kit on every ride.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
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lifeline co2 inflator
Posted30 November 2015
mikeytb
fromStockport, UK
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 55-64
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Brilliant little inflator,fits easily in toolbag great value,"
Pros: Great Value, Lightweight
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Removes all kinds of dirt, grime and gummy deposits leaving the chain and associated parts clean and ready to be lubricated.
 
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Park chain cleaner
Posted11 November 2015
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mikeytb
fromStockport, UK
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 55-64
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Brilliant chain cleaner,dont need to use a lot and chain really clean with very little effort,bit expensive but worth it."
Pros: Durable, High Quality
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Make your bike blinging with these Alloy CNC Valve Caps.
 
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5 / 5
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valve caps(red)
Posted11 November 2015
mikeytb
fromStockport, UK
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 55-64
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Bought these to go on fulcrum racing quatro which have red spoke nipples,do you really need them? no not really but adds a nice little touch to wheels."
Pros: Attractive, Good Fit, Great Value
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 Northwave Force Bib Tights
Northwave Force Bib Tights
Autumn/Winter bib tights with a TC ThermoControl fabric construction for close fitting insulation and a Race Sport padded for low bulk comfort and shock absorption. A great value winter training or commuting piece.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
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Northwave Force Bibtights
Posted11 November 2015
mikeytb
fromStockport, UK
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 55-64
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"I have had Northwave bibtights in the past which were brilliant so ordered these as spare pair,nice tights when on but just didnt fit right(size medium) dont know if pad was sewn in wrong place but did not feel comfortable so had to return,"
Pros: Attractive
Cons: Poor Fit
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 dhb Active Short Sleeve Base Layers
dhb Active Short Sleeve Base Layers
A technical first layer for light insulation. The dhb Active Short Sleeve Base Layer has a wicking construction and odour-resistant polygiene treatment.
 
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5 / 5
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Posted08 November 2015
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mikeytb
fromStockport, UK
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 55-64
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Cant complain for price does its job,wear it under t shirt at work,comfy fit."
Pros: Comfortable, Great Value, Lightweight
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Science in Sport GO Electrolyte is an ideal energy source during sports performance in the heat. Providing fast hydration and sustained energy before and during sport.
 
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5 / 5
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Posted08 November 2015
mikeytb
fromStockport, UK
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 55-64
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"Great tasting energy drink,i always take at least 1 bottle with go electrolyte on a ride,no nasty aftertaste,light on stomach."
Pros: Great Value, High Quality
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 dhb Lite Seamless Short Sleeve Base Layer
dhb Lite Seamless Short Sleeve Base Layer
A zoned knitted base layer designed to keep you cool and dry in transitional weather. The knit construction generates permanent moisture wicking for effective moisture management.
 
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5 / 5
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Fantastic baselayer
Posted16 November 2014
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mikeytb
fromStockport, UK
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 55-64
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
Budget : Quality first
"This is a fantastic bit of kit,really comfy and does the job perfectly,did a 75 mile ride in windy and cold conditions and felt comfortable all ride even though when i got changed the base layer was really damp,really pleased.."
Pros: Durable, Great Value, Attractive, Comfortable, High Quality, Lightweight, Good Fit
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 Science in Sport GO Electrolyte 500g Tub
Science in Sport GO Electrolyte 500g Tub
Ideal for indoor workouts, exercise in the heat or any time when you are sweating heavily or dehydrating. Go Electrolyte provides fast rehydration, sustained energy and can be used before, during or after exercise.
 
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5 / 5
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sis go
Posted15 June 2014
mikeytb
fromStockport, UK
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 55-64
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"I take a water bottle of this on every ride plus bottle of water,really nice taste not too heavy on stomach,no bad after taste,excellent product."
Pros: Great Value, High Quality
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The original DuPont Teflon based lubricant made specifically for use on bicycles. Teflon is used to reduce the coefficient of friction and reduce mechanical wear, and is suspended in a solvent carrier.
 
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3 / 5
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dry line lube
Posted15 June 2014
mikeytb
fromStockport, UK
Country : United Kingdom
Age : 55-64
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
"i tried this lube to compare to lube i normally use{squirt} its ok but drivetrain didnt seem as quiet,so went back to my usual lube,personal preference really."
Pros: High Quality
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mikeytb's Questions
 
 Assos LS.skinFoil_fall Long Sleeve Base Layer
Assos LS.skinFoil_fall Long Sleeve Base Layer
A mid weight base layer with a seamless tubular micro-fibre construction for an abrasion free fit in the cycling position. With targeted thickness and Push Pull effect fabric, the LS.skinFoil is the ideal first layer in your Assos autumn/winter outfit.
 

size advice please,assos l s skinfoil fall long sleeve base layer

I am 100cm chest would you recommend the l/xl size,thanks Mike
1 year, 9 months ago
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mikeytb
Stockport, UK
 
 Hope Step-Up Silver Mounts
Hope Step-Up Silver Mounts
All Hope calipers are now available in the 9.74 post mount style (except trials).
 

what hope mount for rear brake hopex2 bike boardman pro 2013

2 years, 11 months ago
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mikeytb
Stockport, UK
 
mikeytb's Answers
 
The original natural energy bar. Every Clif bar is packed with a healthy mix of whole grains, protein and fibre, but not with fat, perfect to keep you going whatever your activity.
 

What is the recommended amount per day on a long ride?

Cliff Bar recommended daily usage?
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i usually have 1 on rides of up to 3 hrs,if riding longer than 4hrs i take 2, i hope this helps.
2 years, 3 months ago
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mikeytb
Stockport, UK
 
The original natural energy bar. Every Clif bar is packed with a healthy mix of whole grains, protein and fibre, but not with fat, perfect to keep you going whatever your activity.
 

Hi what's the expiry date for the bars? i'm looking to order the choc chip flavour. thanks

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dont worry about expiry date they so nice you wont have them long enough for them run out of date
2 years, 9 months ago
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mikeytb
Stockport, UK
 
 Kask K10 Dieci Road Helmet
Kask K10 Dieci Road Helmet
A pure bred Road Race helmet made with the finest Italian craftsmanship. The Dieci features the Kask Up & Down fitting system for an exceptional fit and a unique synthetic leather chin strap for soft, un-abrasive securing.
 

What's the fit like?

My head is a bit more oval than your average, how is the fit? Is it suitable for for people with longer heads like specialised helmets.
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i have tried so many different makes of helmets,met ,boardman, rudy project,giro and have got to say for me this is best helmet i have ever worn,its so comfy and adjustable that you can get your perfect fit,i needed a helmet that came further down at back of head due to op at base of skull and this is perfect due to up and down adjustment,try it i dont think you will be dissappointed,hope this helps
2 years, 11 months ago
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mikeytb
Stockport, UK
 
 dhb Signal Jacket
dhb Signal Jacket
The black SIGNAL jacket is the ultimate in 'discreet high visibility'.
 

Am I better of buying by height or chest size?

5'8" and 42" I'm after a close fit but want a dry back.
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hi i am same height but 39 chest and medium is perfect for me with a little give but i only wear a base layer with it, so you might need a large if you wear a thicker layer,hope this helps.
3 years, 2 months ago
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mikeytb
Stockport, UK