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  1. Thread: Feet freeze

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    I had this trouble, then I bought some northwave...

    I had this trouble, then I bought some northwave celsius gtx winter shoes. This is my first year with them, and I cannot see myself looking back :)
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    I have some with a cyclist on, and some that are...

    I have some with a cyclist on, and some that are made from a chain link. I wanted those in the OP but they were from the US (I'm in the UK) and they were very expensive!
    I love my cufflinks, most...
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    ah, I had misunderstood, thanks for clarifying. I...

    ah, I had misunderstood, thanks for clarifying. I don't notice any pad rub so I think that is out. Guess a bulge in the tyre is a possibility.

    Thanks
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    The tyre wear was on the top of the tyre, so...

    The tyre wear was on the top of the tyre, so don't think it would be from brake pads. I checked my mudguard and there is no shiny bit.

    The rubbing was against a bit of duct tape, and I could hear...
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    hmm I'm pretty sure the rubbing was more than...

    hmm I'm pretty sure the rubbing was more than once per revolution, but I'll check the inside of my mudguard as that is the most likely cause.

    Thanks

    Daven
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    Thought that might be the case, it looked like it...

    Thought that might be the case, it looked like it had been rubbing on something. maybe it is out of true and that part of the wheel was rubbing...

    meh, just hope it doesn't happen again!
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    what destroyed my tyre?

    So on my way to work today, my tyre had a sudden failure. When checking for the cause of it, I found that a section about the size of a 20p or a dime (maybe slightly bigger) was worn all to the...
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    crud road racer ones are great, I have a set on...

    crud road racer ones are great, I have a set on my road bike, however they are definitely only suitable for 23mm and smaller tyres due to their design.

    thanks fietsbob I will check out my local...
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    the race blades only fit up to 23mm tyres I...

    the race blades only fit up to 23mm tyres I think. didn't know about plastic p clips, that is very useful thanks.
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    Ok number one I don't race I commute number 2...

    Ok number one I don't race I commute
    number 2 I've been doing this for 4 years every day and I think I know what bike suits me better than you
    number 3 I don't have any experience with carbon,...
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    because the bike is, otherwise, exactly what I...

    because the bike is, otherwise, exactly what I want at the price I want. I already commute on a road bike year round and I have clip on mud guards for that! The bike is a proper cross bike, hence the...
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    Clip on mudguards for 28mm tyres

    Hi all,

    I'm getting a new bike without mudguard mounts, however I wish to commute all year round, so I need mudguards. Are there any clip on full cover mudguards that will fit 28mm tyres, or am I...
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    There are stairs but emergency only from the...

    There are stairs but emergency only from the ground floor as they don't have a barrier for us to swipe our entry cards.

    Looks like I'm stuck with the backpack...wonder if there are any ones with...
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    I can't really leave things at work as it makes...

    I can't really leave things at work as it makes it far more complicated when I get there and when I go home (gym is on the ground floor, I sit on the 3rd and the lifts are slow (and no stairs)!
    ...
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    Sorry you are correct I should have said why I...

    Sorry you are correct I should have said why I don't like them - will post here and also update the OP.

    I don't like backpacks because of the sweaty back, panniers and trunk bags because of the...
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    The eternal backpack issue

    I don't like wearing a backpack, I don't like using panniers, I don't like trunk bags. I've considered a saddle bag, but wonder how I'd affix my 3 rear lights with it on my bike.

    Is there a...
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    Agree 100%, I'm really enjoying this tour :)

    Agree 100%, I'm really enjoying this tour :)
  18. mirrycle STI mirror for me, it is excellent....

    mirrycle STI mirror for me, it is excellent. Although it is the first thing that gets broken if you get knocked off!
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    I use Specialized Armadillos 700x23 on my road...

    I use Specialized Armadillos 700x23 on my road bike, and I love them. Over 3 years and 15k miles on one set, got a new set and put about 3k on them so far - no flats except one where the inner tube...
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    Cool thanks guys, looks like I now have a project...

    Cool thanks guys, looks like I now have a project :D
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    I've started removing my clear glasses during...

    I've started removing my clear glasses during rain as I can see better just by blinking away the rain than I can with drops all over my lenses! However if you require prescription glasses to see then...
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    Ok thanks, I guess I can just reuse the old crow...

    Ok thanks, I guess I can just reuse the old crow race then. However if I were to require a headset replacement in the future - would any old headset that is 1 1/8" or 1 1/2" compatible do?
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    Thanks for all the advice guys, it has been very...

    Thanks for all the advice guys, it has been very helpful. In terms of the headset I've been having trouble finding out which one it is. If I wanted to replace it, what should I be checking to ensure...
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    Yeah I was thinking of getting a 700C carbon disc...

    Yeah I was thinking of getting a 700C carbon disc fork, with BB7 calipers, and then I'd build up a wheel with a dynohub I have :)

    Guess I'll just need to find a compatible crown race :)
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    awesome, that is good news thanks. I have found a...

    awesome, that is good news thanks. I have found a few forks in my travels, but I'll make some measurements and begin searching!

    thanks again

    daven
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