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Old 08-21-23, 06:08 PM
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Awesome! I sent an ebay msg to that seller and he re-created the listing. When I bought before, shipping is $4 for the first tube and $2 for additional.

So really it should be called 4 buck tubes (which is probably close to the actual intrinsic value of an inner tube -- at least in my mind; the market apparently thinks otherwise!)

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Originally Posted by RubeRad
Tubes are getting so expensive nowadays! Seems like tubeless conversions for new MTB should be flooding the resale market with brand new tubes. About a year ago I bought some from this ebay seller

https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?ssPa...yclingupgrades

but they're not listing "two buck tubes!" anymore. Anybody know of any other sources like that?

(FYI I need wide presta tubes suitable for 700x2")
I did not know buying used tubes was a thing? have you had good luck with these?
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Old 08-21-23, 07:25 PM
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Yes, they are 'used' tubes, but never patched, which means 'new' to me. I'd guess they are taken out of tires when a bike shop does a tubeless conversion, esp. for a new bike.

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Old 08-26-23, 05:27 PM
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25% off Varia at REI.
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Just picked up a new Giro Helios Spherical helmet, 40% off Giro website. Was going to be 15% off with first time code, but tried code recommended by browser. GOGIROPRO40. They had a good sale around early July, but I missed out. My current Specialized helmet is 12 years old and isn't MIPS.

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Old 08-30-23, 11:30 PM
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Originally Posted by macattack71
Just picked up a new Giro Helios Spherical helmet, 40% off. Was going to be 15% off with first time code, but tried code recommended by browser. GOGIROPRO40. They had a good sale around early July, but I missed out. My current Specialized helmet is 12 years old and isn't MIPS.
do you have a link?
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Old 09-17-23, 03:44 PM
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Selle Italia SLR Kit Carbonio Superflow for $159! ($10 shipping)

Selle Italia SLR Kit Carbonio Superflow Saddle 275 x 145mm 153g – Bike Closet

This is the version with the carbon fiber rails, not the TM version with manganese rails.
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Old 09-17-23, 07:33 PM
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already out of stock

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Originally Posted by sean.hwy
already out of stock

I ordered, posted, then clicked on the link in post #3132 to make sure it works, and it was still available. I guess it sold out in a couple of hours; no surprise.

There is a rather less understated version on sale: Selle Italia SLR TDF Superflow Kit Carbonio Saddle - Components (competitivecyclist.com), but not really a good deal.
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Trainer for winter? This appears to be the same as Zwift hub for hundreds less:

Dare2Ride Fuego 1.0 Smart Trainer | Merlin Cycles
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Old 10-16-23, 02:10 PM
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Wow that is a hell of a deal. If i didn't have a Kickr Snap that i picked up last year, i'd be all over this!...maybe still will be.

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Trainer for winter? This appears to be the same as Zwift hub for hundreds less:

Dare2Ride Fuego 1.0 Smart Trainer | Merlin Cycles
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3T Aeroghiaia LTD carbon fiber flared handlebar for $93:

3T Aeroghiaia LTD Gravel Handlebar Black 42cm | Wiggle
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Originally Posted by SoSmellyAir
3T Aeroghiaia LTD carbon fiber flared handlebar for $93:

3T Aeroghiaia LTD Gravel Handlebar Black 42cm | Wiggle
They also have a road version, same price: https://www.wiggle.com/us/p/3t-superflux-ltd-handlebar
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