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05-07-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 0
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Posted By sw20

Cheap Bike Workstands

Anyone have one and are they any good? The Park Tool one is about 300, have seen others that are about 50, can't justify spending 300 on one but could 50.

Just wondering if the cheap ones are...
05-05-21, 03:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 607
Posted By sw20

I use these, the pulls don't get in the way! ...

I use these, the pulls don't get in the way!

https://garneau.com/eu_en/air-gel-ultra-cycling-gloves-1481183
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By sw20

I ordered the Muc Matt finish as it was on offer...

I ordered the Muc Matt finish as it was on offer and can say i can't notice any difference! I preferred the finish of the MO94!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 596
Posted By sw20

I use their MO94 spray on my matte black frame...

I use their MO94 spray on my matte black frame after washing my bike, works a treat! Might try the detailer spray once I run out, but for now I use MO94 because that's what I got.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 12:02 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 4,901
Posted By sw20

It seems this thread is somewhat simular to your...

It seems this thread is somewhat simular to your last thread, you've basically made up your mind but want people here to talk you out of it, but am not willing to listen to advice and suggestions and...
04-09-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 475
Posted By sw20

https://www.cycledivision.co.uk/wheels/cero-ar30-d...

https://www.cycledivision.co.uk/wheels/cero-ar30-disc-alloy-clincher-wheelset
04-09-21, 04:48 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,605
Posted By sw20

the guy drafting didn't have cable tied copper...

the guy drafting didn't have cable tied copper aero bars did he?
04-03-21, 03:29 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,447
Posted By sw20

if you mean sick as in dangerous then I...

if you mean sick as in dangerous then I completely agree 👍
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,222
Posted By sw20

I bought my Oakleys and a pair Corsa G from...

I bought my Oakleys and a pair Corsa G from probikekit.com they were the cheapest at the time, slow delivery (but was last May) but both items legit
03-28-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,714
Posted By sw20

I use disposable contacts and Oakley Radar EV...

I use disposable contacts and Oakley Radar EV Path glasses, works a treat!
03-23-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 901
Posted By sw20

Continental have confirmed they were OE tyres...

Continental have confirmed they were OE tyres which are sold to bike manufacturers to fit to bikes that technically shouldn't be sold, tyres sold in the after market should come in a box.
03-19-21, 06:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 901
Posted By sw20

Just wondered if anyone else had experienced this...

Just wondered if anyone else had experienced this as all previous tyres folded tyres I have bought came in boxes (GP4 Seasons, Corsa G) just checking I hadn't bought duds!
Anyway, fitted them and...
03-19-21, 04:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 901
Posted By sw20

Why do some bike tyres come without boxes?

Just ordered a pair of GP5000 folding tyres and they came just wrapped in plastic with a band around them, is this normal as the last tyres I bought came in boxes, just hoping they aren't fake or...
03-18-21, 01:24 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,223
Posted By sw20

images lifted straight from the decathlon website!

images lifted straight from the decathlon website!
03-07-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 618
Posted By sw20

Lower back pain causes and fixes

Anyone else suffer from lower back pain? what did you o to fix it? I can comfortably ride about 30-35 miles, but start to get lower back pain around that mark, and by 40-50 miles its agony (depending...
03-01-21, 04:07 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 919
Posted By sw20

Thanks for all the replies, replaced the chain...

Thanks for all the replies, replaced the chain only no skipping on the cogs! Saved me 50!
02-24-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 919
Posted By sw20

Thanks for the replies, sorry 3k is 3000 miles...

Thanks for the replies, sorry 3k is 3000 miles not kilometers, was only asking as I noticed when cleaning some of the teeth on the smaller cogs looked pointed rather than having a flat top like the...
02-24-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 919
Posted By sw20

Replace Cassette?

I'm about to order a new chain, roughly covered about 3k on current chain and cassette, do I need to replace my cassette too?
...
12-30-20, 02:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,388
Posted By sw20

I've got full Ultegra r8000 on my bike apart from...

I've got full Ultegra r8000 on my bike apart from the calipers which are r561, have been wanting to upgrade the calipers since owning the bike, new r8000 calipers will cost me about 120, used will...
12-27-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 468
Posted By sw20

I ended up getting disposable contacts and Oakley...

I ended up getting disposable contacts and Oakley prism glasses, contacts only cost 17 for 30 from specsavers, and got the Oakley's for 100.
11-24-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,923
Posted By sw20

I bought these about 2 months ago...

I bought these about 2 months ago...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 577
Posted By sw20

I wash my Rapha kit in the washing machine, never...

I wash my Rapha kit in the washing machine, never had any problems and comes out clean!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-20, 01:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,653
Posted By sw20

did you end up getting the AR03? I'm very tempted...

did you end up getting the AR03? I'm very tempted at the mo, currently got a Giro Foray and in the market for a new helmet. Some really good deals out there for the Oakley but nowhere local to try...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 03:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 805
Posted By sw20

Brake upgrade

Looking to upgrade my brake calipers from Shimano BR-R561 to Ultegra ones, I currently have a full (apart from calipers!) R8000 groupset, just wondering how much real world difference there is in the...
07-20-20, 12:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 403
Posted By sw20

I ran 25mm tubes in my 28's for over a year...

I ran 25mm tubes in my 28's for over a year without any problems.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,980
Posted By sw20

+1 For Rapha

+1 For Rapha
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 12:23 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,089
Posted By sw20

how about the gp4 seasons, I rode those on my...

how about the gp4 seasons, I rode those on my last bike and only had 1 flat which was a piece of flint that I don't think about tyre could withstand! I recently switched to Corsa g and have so far...
06-30-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 663
Posted By sw20

this^

this^
06-05-20, 01:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,049
Posted By sw20

Hi Glen, Do you find the insert sit very close...

Hi Glen, Do you find the insert sit very close to your eyes so that you can feel your eyelashes touching them when you blink? Have been tempted to get something similar as prescription lenses in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 01:31 AM
Replies: 20,012
Views: 4,371,743
Posted By sw20

These ...

These
https://www.probikekit.co.uk/bicycle-tyres/vittoria-corsa-g-clincher-tyre-twin-pack/11443944.html
To go onto these
https://www.cycledivision.co.uk/cero-ar24-evo-alloy-wheelset-2017
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-20, 01:29 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,653
Posted By sw20

I just upgraded my wheels and tyres combo from...

I just upgraded my wheels and tyres combo from Fulcrum 77 and Conti Ultra Sport to some Cero AR24 and Corsa G+, made a world of difference and didn't break the bank, the Ceros are on sale at cycle...
10-18-19, 06:35 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By sw20

the certificate value is the total of what you...

the certificate value is the total of what you borrowed, the own it later fee is a one off payment nothing else, then after 3 years the bike is yours, always do the own it later fee otherwise the...
10-18-19, 05:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By sw20

i've used the cycle to work scheme twice now, and...

i've used the cycle to work scheme twice now, and saved a bit of money, the monthly payment is deduced from your pre-tax salary and at the end of the 12 Months, you can either pay a 'own it now' or...
10-02-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 280
Posted By sw20

These seem amazing value for money if you're in...

These seem amazing value for money if you're in the UK!

https://www.cycledivision.co.uk/cero-ar24-evo-alloy-wheelset-2017
08-19-19, 06:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,959
Posted By sw20

I had same issue, but found the elite bottle...

I had same issue, but found the elite bottle cages worked with my camel baks
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,739
Posted By sw20

For my first road bike I bought the women's...

For my first road bike I bought the women's version as I preferred the colour to the mens. Geometry was exactly the same, did have a women's saddle which got replaced straight away.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 04:12 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,281
Posted By sw20

Another one for taking bike with me. Never asked...

Another one for taking bike with me. Never asked if I was allowed to, and never had a shop tell me I couldn't!
08-10-19, 01:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 6,150
Posted By sw20

:roflmao:

:roflmao:
07-27-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,556
Posted By sw20

https://www.paulscycles.co.uk/841/products/cube-at...

https://www.paulscycles.co.uk/841/products/cube-attain-gtc-sl-mens-road-bike-2018-carbonwhite.aspx
06-22-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 997
Posted By sw20

first 100k sportif.... concerns

Hi all,
I have my first 100k sportif coming up in 2 weeks and am now getting a little concerned about it! Due to work commitments I can only go and train once a week, so far I have upped my mileage...
Forum: Commuting
06-03-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,045
Posted By sw20

Check decathlon ...

Check decathlon
https://www.decathlon.co.uk/triban-100-flat-bar-road-bike-id_8554239.html
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,369
Posted By sw20

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1225x919/cube_27045adc5497dfb308798fc2b8b9522897006e33.jpg

First ride of the Cube today and all I can say is WOW, compared to my old bike the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-19, 02:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,450
Posted By sw20

Another vote for the Foray!

Another vote for the Foray!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,530
Posted By sw20

Thanks for the replies. I'll be only riding...

Thanks for the replies. I'll be only riding roads, how do they compare with GP4 seasons?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,369
Posted By sw20

Ended up getting the 53, have put it together but...

Ended up getting the 53, have put it together but have not ridden it yet as had injured my leg! Very similar in size to my old Btwin Triban 520 which is a size S (52). Will be taking it out for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-19, 03:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,530
Posted By sw20

Gravel Kings 28mm

Hi all,

Anyone on here using 28mm Gravel Kings (file tread) on their road bike? Am looking at the tan wall version and can get these for a good price at the moment, just wondering what they are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-19, 03:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 12,778
Posted By sw20

I'm having similar issues, had M520 spd pedals on...

I'm having similar issues, had M520 spd pedals on my last bike, and didn't have any problems clipping in or out, but have fitted 105 pedals to my Cube, using the yellow cleats that came with the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-19, 12:41 AM
Replies: 20,012
Views: 4,371,743
Posted By sw20

This, comes next week! ...

This, comes next week!

https://www.cube.eu/en/2018/bikes/road/road-cyclocross/attain-gtc/cube-attain-gtc-sl-carbonnwhite-2018/
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,369
Posted By sw20

I'm 5"6 (167.6cm) and am not sure what size to...

I'm 5"6 (167.6cm) and am not sure what size to order, the 50 seems too small and the 53 seems big, can't get anywhere to test one so will be buying blind like you did!

The TT on the 53 is 2mm...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,369
Posted By sw20

Any Cube Attain GTC owners?

As title are there any Cube Attain GTC owners on here? and if so what size are you riding?
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