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Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 01:46 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 269,909
Posted By holybinch

After much oohing, aaahing, toing, and froing......

After much oohing, aaahing, toing, and froing... I have come to the realisation that I can't use 25s at the front, i need 23s.
BOTHER. That's what you get for having a 12 year old frame i suppose.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 12:39 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 269,909
Posted By holybinch

sweet stealthy ride.

sweet stealthy ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 269,909
Posted By holybinch

Lo and behold... ...

Lo and behold...
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Royal pain in the cones to seat the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 269,909
Posted By holybinch

Good to hear! Still, after nearly 2 months,...

Good to hear!
Still, after nearly 2 months, what's another day, eh.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 269,909
Posted By holybinch

Sooo, my wheels have arrived. But, despite them...

Sooo, my wheels have arrived.
But, despite them sending me pics of them being shipped with valve, rim tape and spare spokes, they arrived without rim tape.
So, another day to wait until i can mount...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 20,201
Views: 4,502,615
Posted By holybinch

Finally upgraded my old bkool smart trainer with...

Finally upgraded my old bkool smart trainer with a tacx neo 2t!
Bring on the next workout!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 269,909
Posted By holybinch

A week in Czech Republic, and they started...

A week in Czech Republic, and they started getting looked at by customs. They've been looked at for a whole 4 days now. Thorough inspection!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 269,909
Posted By holybinch

And now they've made their way to Czech Republic...

And now they've made their way to Czech Republic it seems.
God knows where from there, but I'm next door in Poland, so hopefully not too long to wait for :|
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 04:44 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 269,909
Posted By holybinch

Well, mine are in HK at the moment. But yeah, it...

Well, mine are in HK at the moment. But yeah, it blows.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 269,909
Posted By holybinch

I'm in the same boat: For COVID-19, there are a...

I'm in the same boat:
For COVID-19, there are a few freight lines, the package is still in Hongkong waiting for the flight. It may take 7-12 days waiting for the schedule. Once the Package leaves HK...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,341
Posted By holybinch

I was in a similar position. 2009 bike. Very...

I was in a similar position.
2009 bike. Very nice ride, Campagn centaur...
I decided to splurge on some wheels instead of getting a new bike, I feel like i'll get more bang for my buck.
Then,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 269,909
Posted By holybinch

At the time of order.

At the time of order.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 269,909
Posted By holybinch

Wheels are building. Building. Building. Every...

Wheels are building. Building. Building. Every time i've been checking, in the last hour, and the hour before, etc... :)
So, that's what... 2 weeks before they're in house? Perfect timing with...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-20, 03:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,163
Posted By holybinch

I find there's a lot of bluster, and I can't find...

I find there's a lot of bluster, and I can't find much to back it up.
It's very slick, don't get me wrong, but I can't shake the feeling that in the end, they're just building the same kind of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-20, 12:54 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,694
Posted By holybinch

Super helpful, thanks a lot. Saved for...

Super helpful, thanks a lot.
Saved for posterity :)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-20, 05:26 AM
Replies: 20,201
Views: 4,502,615
Posted By holybinch

Nothing amazing, but not bad eitehr. Evans had a...

Nothing amazing, but not bad eitehr. Evans had a slight promo for the edge plus sensors for £325
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-20, 04:06 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 269,909
Posted By holybinch

I've just been through the process, some things...

I've just been through the process, some things worth noting:




I think it is for a few reasons:
AR are more recent, and lighter.
Profile is different between AR and R
Width of the AR is...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-20, 01:28 AM
Replies: 27,060
Views: 17,382,531
Posted By holybinch

My old faithful, Viner Perfecta 2009 ...

My old faithful, Viner Perfecta 2009
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me old lady
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-20, 01:25 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 269,909
Posted By holybinch

Self quoting... seems LB doesn't have straight...

Self quoting... seems LB doesn't have straight pull hubs available in the colour I wanted.
Anyone owns j-bend built LB wheels? What are your opinions?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-20, 01:22 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,694
Posted By holybinch

once again, it's based purely on www-reading,...

once again, it's based purely on www-reading, which must be taken with a pinch of salt.
I meant the interactions between all these components, how they fit and gel together to make it a nice,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,694
Posted By holybinch

The whole tape/sealant/tyre/rim/valve combo...

The whole tape/sealant/tyre/rim/valve combo puzzle is an interesting one to navigate it seems :)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,694
Posted By holybinch

Talk about tempting fate :lol: I probably...

Talk about tempting fate :lol:

I probably just need to get on with it, and get my own N+1 observation.

As I said, I make it about education - people tend to have very clear cut views on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,694
Posted By holybinch

Well there are improvements to be had, and...

Well there are improvements to be had, and although I know that TL brings some improvements, those are not as clear cut in regards to the downsides I read about.
Hence, more education required.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,694
Posted By holybinch

Absolutely, it was implied that the observation...

Absolutely, it was implied that the observation was only relevant from my perspective.
Which might shift as soon as I'm allowed to ride outside, since I've moved to a new country (Poland) this...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,694
Posted By holybinch

following this (and other, related topics) with...

following this (and other, related topics) with attention.
i've owned 2-way zondas for ages, and never felt the need to move to TL.
With carbon shoes arriving soon(ish) i'm debating jumping on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,163
Posted By holybinch

I think CF spokes have been around for quite a...

I think CF spokes have been around for quite a while.
The fact that they haven't really hit the ground running tends to show, in my opinion, that they're not necessarily fixing anything that needed...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 20,201
Views: 4,502,615
Posted By holybinch

Favero Assiomas duo and Garmin edge 830. Back...

Favero Assiomas duo and Garmin edge 830.
Back with a bang!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 626
Posted By holybinch

I was in the same kind of position. I have a...

I was in the same kind of position.
I have a viner perfecta from 2009.
Instead of splashing out on a new bike, I talked myself into getting a set of nice wheels, and now I'm getting a bike fit,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 298
Views: 24,694
Posted By holybinch

Sheesh, that's a nasty one.

Sheesh, that's a nasty one.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 1,358
Views: 269,909
Posted By holybinch

tried to read the whole thread (yep, quite an...

tried to read the whole thread (yep, quite an endeavour) and mostly succeeded!
I joined just to do two things.
I haven't seen the tyre width chart from LB linked anywhere, and since the clearance...
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