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    Hi you don't mention what cassette you're...

    Hi
    you don't mention what cassette you're trying to fit, and you may know this, but campag have different sized lock rings for 11 and 12 sprocket cassettes, so if you're trying to fit a cassette...
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    I'd also say handbuilts. During the summer I had...

    I'd also say handbuilts. During the summer I had a pair built up, Campag Centaur hubs, Ambrosio Excellence rims, Sapim Race spokes - beautiful wheels, really solid, cornering feels really smooth and...
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    Poll: Using Speedplay Zero's - though I'd definately...

    Using Speedplay Zero's - though I'd definately look at the Frog's if I wanted to do more walking around. I'm considering putting some on my MTB. I favour Speedplays (Zero's or Frogs) as they have...
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    I changed earlier this year from an Arione to a...

    I changed earlier this year from an Arione to a Toupe. Saddles without a cutout or channel in the middle cause me to go numb after a period, and too much padding I also find is uncomfortable.

    The...
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    Dragon Ride (Wales, UK) 2009 ...

    Dragon Ride (Wales, UK) 2009

    http://i553.photobucket.com/albums/jj390/italiaandyf/Dragon%20Ride%2009/2765-DR6.jpg
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    Poll: speedplays - same pedal on both my bikes, don't...

    speedplays - same pedal on both my bikes, don't see the need to change for the type of riding, though I admit SPD's are easier to walk in, but when I do Brevets I don't do much walking.
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    Hi I've been riding an Aluminium bike for the...

    Hi
    I've been riding an Aluminium bike for the last 2 years, and bought a steel framed and forked winter bike last september. I'm also thinking about getting something special, maybe next year, and...
  8. I recently went to my LBS intending to buy a pair...

    I recently went to my LBS intending to buy a pair of Assos F1 Mille S5 - tried them on, and while they fitted in most places, they were very big around the thighs, and the lig grippers didn't grip my...
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    I use the spesh pro road shoes, and they're...

    I use the spesh pro road shoes, and they're great, very stiff, very comfortable - if you find a pair from last year you'll get a good deal, or buy this year's model later in the year when shops are...
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    I bought a Tacx Flow last Feb and have been very...

    I bought a Tacx Flow last Feb and have been very happy with it - has a power readout, plus speed, cadence, and will sense my polar heart rate monitor, does everything I need, and wasn't too expensive.
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    +1 for the Toupe - Like a few posters here I also...

    +1 for the Toupe - Like a few posters here I also switched from an Arione due to the increased numbness I was getting - now on the Toupe, no numbness, comfort is good, did my first long ride on it...
  12. bowl of cereal then 2 poached eggs, baked beans,...

    bowl of cereal then 2 poached eggs, baked beans, mushrooms, toast, tea, banana - a good start to the Dragon Ride last sunday.
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    Riemann P20 - allows you to tan without burning,...

    Riemann P20 - allows you to tan without burning, and it's great, it really works, and it lasts for 10 hours.

    http://www.p20.co.uk/index.html
  14. I use Rubino Pro Tech on my training/winter...

    I use Rubino Pro Tech on my training/winter wheels - great tyre, good grip, roll well, and good puncture protection, and just put some Diamante Pro II's on my nice wheels, and they give a really nice...
  15. I understand that all GPS systems, Garmin, Tom...

    I understand that all GPS systems, Garmin, Tom Tom etc, use US military satellites, some of which are pretty old now, and the US Defense Department are not going to maintain them - so GPS as we know...
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    Hi I have some experience of running a campag...

    Hi
    I have some experience of running a campag triple and compact chainset on the same bike. I initially fitted a triple as I'm doing the Etape this year, but due to sensitive knees, I couldn't cope...
  17. Thread: May Miles

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    38 hours 960Km/600 miles

    38 hours 960Km/600 miles
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    Please - post a sensible, helpful reply or not at...

    Please - post a sensible, helpful reply or not at all (especially as a senior member!)
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    I've just made a switch from an Arione to a...

    I've just made a switch from an Arione to a Toupe, and after 2 weeks I'm not going back. I rode the Arione for about a year, and rode centuries etc on it, but was never that happy on it. Recently I...
  20. Thread: Saddles.

    by italiaandyf
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    I recently made a switch to a regular Spesh...

    I recently made a switch to a regular Spesh Toupe, having had it recommended, and after experiencing increasing numbness issues with an Arione. It's taken about a week to get used to the Toupe, but...
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    1. No more than it's supposed to I think.
    2. No - there's loads of clearance
    3. Where are you taking you measurement from - the edge of the saddle is curved.

    I've just fitted a new 09 toupe onto...
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    Hi I have 09 Centaur on my winter bike, and...

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    I have 09 Centaur on my winter bike, and also put it on my summer bike back in January. I love the feel of the new shifters, very comfortable in the hand.

    Here's a link to pics of my bike.
    ...
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    Steel Man...

    Steel Man makes a good point about the short rails - I had a Team Pro for a while, and though I found it very comfortable, even with a Thomson setback post I still couldn't get the saddle far enough...
  24. Hi I've found this useful :- ...

    Hi
    I've found this useful :-

    http://www.cptips.com/knee.htm

    the first thing is to determine where the pain is, then work out the solution. I recently changed saddle, and had pain in the front...
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    5'9" Sloping geometry TT=53.5 Traditional...

    5'9"

    Sloping geometry TT=53.5
    Traditional geometry TT=54.5
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