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05-18-19, 03:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,169
Posted By Falchoon

Budget? Usage? Style of bike you are using them...

Budget? Usage? Style of bike you are using them on (not as important but still relevant)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-19, 04:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 999
Posted By Falchoon

Ditch the SRAM chainrings and get Praxxis or...

Ditch the SRAM chainrings and get Praxxis or Shimano
04-16-19, 05:01 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,563
Posted By Falchoon

So how come more light makers don't make cheaper...

So how come more light makers don't make cheaper and brighter lights if you can make three $5, USB rechargeable, 100 lumen COB tail lights, arrange them at angles to each other and achieve the same...
04-15-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,563
Posted By Falchoon

New Knog Cobber lights

https://www.knog.com.au/bike-lights/cobber.html

Pic and text from Cycling Tips.com.au
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-19, 04:27 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,148
Posted By Falchoon

DHB kit from Wiggle/Chain Reaction is pretty good...

DHB kit from Wiggle/Chain Reaction is pretty good value
04-14-19, 02:26 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,005
Posted By Falchoon

Italy - The Dolomites or France - Alps and/or...

Italy - The Dolomites or France - Alps and/or The Pyrenees
04-14-19, 01:57 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,047
Posted By Falchoon

Helemt with built in camera ...

Helemt with built in camera
https://cyclevision.com.au/
11-03-18, 03:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 806
Posted By Falchoon

https://road.cc/content/news/251063-more-details-e...

https://road.cc/content/news/251063-more-details-emerge-australian-road-rage-attack-raise-another-question
10-20-18, 01:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 863
Posted By Falchoon

A bit late now as OP has already purchased a...

A bit late now as OP has already purchased a light but for future reference...

https://road.cc/content/buyers-guide/212914-best-2018-front-lights-cycling-40-light-beam-comparison-plus-how-choose
...
10-20-18, 12:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,523
Posted By Falchoon

If you bothered to read my post you would see...

If you bothered to read my post you would see that I mentioned Moon Comet Mk1, not Moon Comet X-Pro. Different light, different brightness/lumen rating. Apples, bananas...

Review: Moon Comet rear...
10-14-18, 02:01 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,523
Posted By Falchoon

These lights are nowhere near 100 lumens....

These lights are nowhere near 100 lumens. Probably 25-30 at best, noticeably duller than Moon Comet Mk1 (rated at 35 lumens) and Cycolite Hotrod (rated at 50 lumens).
10-13-18, 03:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,445
Posted By Falchoon

Fumpa Mini Electric Bike Pump ...

Fumpa Mini Electric Bike Pump
https://www.pushys.com.au/minifumpa-electric-bike-pump.html
...
09-09-18, 04:39 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,150
Posted By Falchoon

Went to my LBS the other day chasing the cable...

Went to my LBS the other day chasing the cable guide rubber grommets for my biike to convert from cable gears to Di2. My particular model bike never came out with Di2 so I was after the grommets from...
09-09-18, 03:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 990
Posted By Falchoon

I use an Ass Saver. I actually have the extended...

I use an Ass Saver. I actually have the extended version which is a bit longer but for some reason isn't made anymore. It fits betwwen my saddle (Fizik Arione CX) and my saddle bag just fine, never...
08-17-18, 05:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 398
Posted By Falchoon

Castelli is generally on the small side

Castelli is generally on the small side
04-15-18, 02:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,167
Posted By Falchoon

It depends on your intended use. If you are...

It depends on your intended use. If you are pootling along a bike/shared path at 15-20km/h then your lm rating would be fine but if you are on a road with traffic then I believe you need to stand out...
03-25-18, 02:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 975
Posted By Falchoon

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLjMRHiY0UU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLjMRHiY0UU
03-25-18, 01:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,513
Posted By Falchoon

I have a Hotrod as well and the only real slight...

I have a Hotrod as well and the only real slight negative is the mounting bracket/strap doesn't have a wedge to it to space the light out so it sits at 90 degree angle when mounted on seatpost or...
Forum: Foo
03-18-18, 12:50 AM
Forum: Foo
03-18-18, 12:49 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,246
Posted By Falchoon

As dumb as dog ***** Not the sharpest tool in...

As dumb as dog *****
Not the sharpest tool in the shed
He's as useful as an ashtray on a motorbike
You have two brain cells, one is lost and the other is out looking for it
Why don't you slip...
02-17-18, 10:45 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,623
Posted By Falchoon

Gemini Iris 180L Rear Light ...

Gemini Iris 180L Rear Light






Gemini Iris 180L Rear Light | Chain Reaction Cycles (http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/au/en/gemini-iris-180l-rear-light/rp-prod153314)
02-17-18, 10:41 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,623
Posted By Falchoon

Lezyne Zecto Drive Max rear light ...

Lezyne Zecto Drive Max rear light






Review: Lezyne Zecto Drive Max rear light | road.cc (http://road.cc/content/review/237190-lezyne-zecto-drive-max-rear-light)
02-17-18, 03:26 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 29,703
Posted By Falchoon

If you buy brand name ones such as Energizer you...

If you buy brand name ones such as Energizer you generally don't have this problem but if you buy the cheap ones off eBay or Aliexpress you do.
02-17-18, 03:19 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,623
Posted By Falchoon

Cateye Rapid X3 Rechargeable Rear Light 150lm ...

Cateye Rapid X3 Rechargeable Rear Light 150lm


https://www.merlincycles.com/cateye-rapid-x3-rechargeable-rear-light-94749.html
Forum: Foo
02-08-18, 11:34 PM
Replies: 7,802
Views: 1,333,419
Posted By Falchoon

https://scontent.fcbr1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/27...

https://scontent.fcbr1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/27540278_1890122511011648_1215109025813974788_n.jpg?oh=cc7dfed0d05aec2c7fd0403bda4a12e7&oe=5B1E6E99
Forum: Foo
02-03-18, 04:24 AM
Replies: 7,802
Views: 1,333,419
Posted By Falchoon

https://scontent.fcbr1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/2...

https://scontent.fcbr1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/v/t31.0-8/26910961_10155034766552540_2332483801869139719_o.jpg?oh=772bd8ebcfc56917c598e3895d410f80&oe=5ADBBE47
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-18, 04:01 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,287
Posted By Falchoon

Topeak Road Morph...

Topeak Road Morph https://www.topeak.com/global/de/products/mini-pumps/246-road-morph--g is a good frame pump that has a gauge. A little bit bulky if you are a weight weenie and may not fit into your...
02-03-18, 02:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,682
Posted By Falchoon

Just discovered quick release pedals today!

Like these - https://alexscycle.com/collections/pedals/products/mks-ar-2-ezy-detachable-pair-1

They have a connection like an airhose line. Apprently for when you want to store your bike or take...
02-03-18, 01:06 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 45,189
Posted By Falchoon

Is this what you are after? ...

Is this what you are after?

https://www.evanscycles.com/en-au/cateye-rapid-x3-rear-light-100-lumen-EV276557

Merlin have it too, slightly more expensive than Evans though they have a deal going...
12-22-17, 06:35 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,025
Posted By Falchoon

The freight quote wasn't from eBay, the seller...

The freight quote wasn't from eBay, the seller apparently got the quote from the freight company. Perhaps he didn't explain clearly/correctly what he was trying to ship and where it was going or...
12-16-17, 03:31 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,025
Posted By Falchoon

May of been drop shipping ie sent directly from...

May of been drop shipping ie sent directly from the wholesaler/manufacturer rather than the eBay seller. That way the eBay seller doesn't have to keep any stock. They probably just send the "free...
12-10-17, 12:47 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 30,552
Posted By Falchoon

My bike - you may need a Facebook account to view...

My bike - you may need a Facebook account to view this?
I tried to upload a pic directly to forum but I couldn't get it to...
Forum: Touring
11-08-17, 04:00 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 5,381
Posted By Falchoon

This Camelbak look-alike with solar panel looks...

This Camelbak look-alike with solar panel looks interesting - https://www.fasttech.com/products/1981/10023802/5154701-solar-power-dual-shoulders-cycling-backpack
Usefull or junk?
09-30-17, 01:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 658
Posted By Falchoon

Bus Shuttles...

Bus Shuttles (http://www.dynamicmotivation.com.au/pages/bus-shuttles)
09-29-17, 06:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 563
Posted By Falchoon

Please explain battery ratings (lights)

So if one light battery is rated at 650 mAh and another at 600 mAh (both being Li-Ion rechargeable) then the one with the highest number is better?

The 600 mAh one is rated at 120 LM and the 600...
09-25-17, 04:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,174
Posted By Falchoon

I find I draw from the weakness of another rider....

I find I draw from the weakness of another rider. If say I'm sprinting against another rider and we are even and if he weakens/slows slightly that gives me a mental edge to dig deeper. Sorta like an...
09-25-17, 04:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,832
Posted By Falchoon

This is a good book to get to learn about power...

This is a good book to get to learn about power meters - https://www.bookdepository.com/Training-and-Racing-with-a-Power-Meter/9781934030554
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-17, 12:21 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 22,795
Posted By Falchoon

A friend of mine bought a S-Works Tarmac frame...

A friend of mine bought a S-Works Tarmac frame from "Shop A" and had it custom built into a bike with DA mechanical groupset and 3T bars and stem (purchased from Wiggle/PBK etc) by his backyard bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-17, 04:41 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,466
Posted By Falchoon

I watched some of the highlights of this,...

I watched some of the highlights of this, especially interested in the bike change bits and thought the majority of the riders that did the bike change were clumsy and amateurish looking. And the...
08-26-17, 02:41 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,342
Posted By Falchoon

http://www.jimlangley.net/wrench/wrench_images/bic...

http://www.jimlangley.net/wrench/wrench_images/bicycle_parts_labeled.jpg
08-21-17, 04:42 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,025
Posted By Falchoon

New Knog lights

https://cdn-cyclingtips.pressidium.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/knog_PWR_spec.jpghttps://cyclingtips.com/2017/08/knog-pwr-lights-review/ (https://cyclingtips.com/2017/08/knog-pwr-lights-review/)
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-17, 04:53 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 840
Posted By Falchoon

It was fine and sunny here though a 30km/h + wind...

It was fine and sunny here though a 30km/h + wind that was keeping the app temp down but keeping me warm riding against it. Temp was about 12 degrees C when I left home and about 15 when I finished...
07-23-17, 04:22 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,767
Posted By Falchoon

I tried to travel with a pedal spanner in my...

I tried to travel with a pedal spanner in my carry-on luggage once and they threatened to confiscate, stated it was a weapon. I argued anything could be weapon if you wanted it to be and gave an...
07-23-17, 04:11 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,188
Posted By Falchoon

I've had a few Road Morphs but while they pump...

I've had a few Road Morphs but while they pump the tyre up well enough (genuine 120psi) they are prone to breaking off the plastic fold-out foot thing on the end of the pump. I now use a Lezyne Road...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-17, 05:00 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,681,288
Posted By Falchoon

Willier is very nice though the top tube looks...

Willier is very nice though the top tube looks like the bike has rear-ended a car! Half a point deduction because the front tyre logo doesn't quite line up properly with the valve! :lol:
Carbon...
07-22-17, 04:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,167
Posted By Falchoon

Do you have a budget in mind? Are you riding...

Do you have a budget in mind?
Are you riding in a city area with street lights and traffic or country area with little other lighting except for the moon?
How long are (time/distance) are your...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-17, 06:40 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,681,288
Posted By Falchoon

8/10. Needs black saddle and bartape and a...

8/10. Needs black saddle and bartape and a different rear light that doesn't stick out like a sore thumb.

There's something going on with the rear deraileur, maybe it's just the gear it's in but...
07-17-17, 06:23 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 20,835
Posted By Falchoon

Very interested in a review of this light,...

Very interested in a review of this light, especially it's brightness when compared to other battery lights, and of course the construction and reliability of it.

The similar Ventura light didn't...
07-16-17, 05:35 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,795
Posted By Falchoon

10 speed 6770 shifters work fine with 11spd...

10 speed 6770 shifters work fine with 11spd 6870/9070/9150 Di2 derailleurs.
07-04-17, 04:51 AM
Replies: 247
Views: 19,396
Posted By Falchoon

Kittel wins Tour de France stage on disc brakes ...

Kittel wins Tour de France stage on disc brakes



Another first: Kittel wins Tour de France stage on disc brakes - BikeRadar...
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