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01-29-23, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 98
Posted By tempocyclist

My wife and I use SENA Bluetooth units in my...

My wife and I use SENA Bluetooth units in my motorcycle helmet. Fantastic tech for music playback, phone calls, and rider-to-pillion (or rider-to-rider) communication.

I've never felt the need for...
01-27-23, 12:44 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,476
Posted By tempocyclist

It totally was. I'm actually not even sure...

It totally was.

I'm actually not even sure what Strava premium features I use over the free version. I should probably look into that.
01-26-23, 08:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,476
Posted By tempocyclist

UPDATE: Just checked. My annual subscription is...

UPDATE: Just checked. My annual subscription is going up from AU $81.99 to AU $99.99 when it renews in around 3 months time.
01-26-23, 08:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,476
Posted By tempocyclist

I was under the impression they weren't turning a...

I was under the impression they weren't turning a profit, but who knows for sure. Subscriptions would be their biggest income source.

No "direct" advertising but the challenges are essentially...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-23, 09:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 708
Posted By tempocyclist

Compressor with a standard presta inflation...

Compressor with a standard presta inflation nozzle. Does the trick.

I've only tried a handful of different tubeless tyres, but couldn't get any of them to seat fully using a floor pump or even CO2...
01-15-23, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By tempocyclist

I have these:...

I have these: https://www.elite-it.com/en/products/home-trainers/rollers/arion-mag

It takes less than 30 seconds to carefully unfold the rack, taking care not to get your fingers jammed in them.
01-15-23, 06:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 256
Posted By tempocyclist

No issue. Your tyre will hit the edge, not your...

No issue. Your tyre will hit the edge, not your carbon rims. You're more likely to cause damage by crashing. 😂 (you likely won't crash)

I've got the Elite ones with the "parabolic" rollers and I...
01-14-23, 04:38 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,138
Posted By tempocyclist

Well they likely worked hard enough in life to...

Well they likely worked hard enough in life to afford plenty of fine food that they love to eat and nice high end bikes that they love to ride.

Good on them I say. 🙂
01-13-23, 10:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 230
Posted By tempocyclist

I've used an "indoor trainer tyre" and also old...

I've used an "indoor trainer tyre" and also old Conti GP4000 tyres. Noticed no difference in noise or mess.
01-12-23, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 350
Posted By tempocyclist

Possibly Kinomap might let you do this. Record a...

Possibly Kinomap might let you do this. Record a ride, then upload the footage plus the GPS from your Garmin, then let you re-ride it on the trainer.

Not sure, haven't tried it.
01-11-23, 09:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 500
Posted By tempocyclist

Yes! 😎 Spend some time dialling in your...

Yes! 😎

Spend some time dialling in your position and you'll see some epic benefits over your old rig. You may struggle to find a zero-offset seatpost though, as it's likely a proprietary Cervelo...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-23, 05:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,204
Posted By tempocyclist

Ah yep, good point. Pinkbike seems to be thriving!

Ah yep, good point. Pinkbike seems to be thriving!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-23, 04:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,204
Posted By tempocyclist

It seems Outside have shut down the Cycling Tips...

It seems Outside have shut down the Cycling Tips forum as of today also! I guess it was getting too anti-Outside in there (not surprisingly).

Change happens of course, but I do find this quite...
01-09-23, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 339
Posted By tempocyclist

I use one inside my bike box when I travel. It...

I use one inside my bike box when I travel. It means that if my bike doesn't appear at the airport on the other side, I should be able to figure out where it has ended up.
01-08-23, 02:34 AM
01-05-23, 10:58 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 779
Posted By tempocyclist

I have both 11-speed Di2 and 12-speed Di2. Is the...

I have both 11-speed Di2 and 12-speed Di2. Is the "upgrade" worth it? Probably not. I'm in no hurry to ditch the 11-speed. Both groupsets shift gears beautifully and when I'm riding, I can hardly...
01-05-23, 04:41 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,934
Posted By tempocyclist

Really? Actually it shouldn't take a google...

Really? Actually it shouldn't take a google search to know that whacking a petrol motor onto a bicycle and ripping down a UK public road is going to be illegal...
...
01-03-23, 09:36 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,934
Posted By tempocyclist

Yes you can, but it certainly wouldn't be legal....

Yes you can, but it certainly wouldn't be legal. There's a number of "two-stroke powered mountain bikes" getting around here. Not exactly stealthy.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-23, 10:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 822
Posted By tempocyclist

I've been running 60mm carbon wheels for years...

I've been running 60mm carbon wheels for years now. I'm a 60kg / 130lb lightweight and in strong blustery crosswinds they can be a handful, but most of the time they are fine.

I don't go around...
12-24-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 529
Posted By tempocyclist

It was around that temperature when I went out...

It was around that temperature when I went out for my Christmas Day morning ride earlier (20 deg C). Very nice. 😎
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,623
Posted By tempocyclist

I've given my 12-speed Di2 some hell and it's...

I've given my 12-speed Di2 some hell and it's been fine. Definitely not fragile.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-22, 11:03 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,623
Posted By tempocyclist

Check the battery level once a week, more or less...

Check the battery level once a week, more or less depending on how often you ride.

Check for firmware updates via the eTube app (you can check the battery level via the app as well). Install as...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-22, 12:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,317
Posted By tempocyclist

Hold your damn line.

Hold your damn line.
12-15-22, 05:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 912
Posted By tempocyclist

Wahoo KICKR Bike + Rocker plate. Very nice! 👍

Wahoo KICKR Bike + Rocker plate. Very nice! 👍
12-15-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 501
Posted By tempocyclist

I'm not sure about smart trainers in that price...

I'm not sure about smart trainers in that price range, that may take some Googling. They're "mature" tech now and will not give you any troubles.

If you can up the budget a little and get the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 452
Posted By tempocyclist

Out of interest, how many years did it last? Did...

Out of interest, how many years did it last? Did it die suddenly or slowly reduce life over time?
12-11-22, 11:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,158
Posted By tempocyclist

His channel, and Jesse Coyles's channel, are two...

His channel, and Jesse Coyles's channel, are two good ones. A shame NERO Continental are folding. Chris does like a good whinge every so often, but they're both full of good information and quality...
12-10-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 411
Posted By tempocyclist

If you and your friend are riding around on the...

If you and your friend are riding around on the street together, it's officially a race. You'll need a Pinarello Boldie with full Dura Ace.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-22, 09:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 524
Posted By tempocyclist

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRdYKLzIoFQ&t=155s...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DRdYKLzIoFQ&t=155s
Forum: Road Cycling
12-10-22, 09:44 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,149
Posted By tempocyclist

It's not multi-millions, but there are some...

It's not multi-millions, but there are some five-figure prize pools on offer for Zwift Racing (and more recently, MyWhoosh racing).

Oh and there's a virtual rainbow jersey on the line also! 😂 😂 😂...
12-10-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 621
Posted By tempocyclist

I sometimes swap out my 60mm front for a 35mm rim...

I sometimes swap out my 60mm front for a 35mm rim when I know strong crosswinds are going to be an issue.

Aerodynamics are important across pretty much all disciples apart from all-out hill...
12-09-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 912
Posted By tempocyclist

I'm in the garage, which is on the ground floor...

I'm in the garage, which is on the ground floor of the house. It gets pretty darn cold at times. I usually start rugged up in a hoody and progressively strip off! 😅
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,848
Posted By tempocyclist

Necessary? Definitely not. I have two bikes on...

Necessary? Definitely not. I have two bikes on tubes, two on tubeless. Tyre sizes all around 25mm. I think it's worth it if you ride puncture-prone roads.

I recently converted my TT bike and one...
12-07-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 912
Posted By tempocyclist

Smile ^ Nice classic Triumph! 😎 My setup has...

^ Nice classic Triumph! 😎

My setup has evolved a bit recently also. I cleared a bit more space and added a smart treadmill to the mix. Not that either of these are going to get a lot of use at the...
12-06-22, 12:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,994
Posted By tempocyclist

I've got the biggest model (this one...

I've got the biggest model (this one (https://www.fumpapumps.com.au/products/fumpa-bike-pump)) and it'll inflate a road bike tyre from completely flat to full pressure faster than I can do it with a...
12-05-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,994
Posted By tempocyclist

That's the route I went down when going tubeless....

That's the route I went down when going tubeless.

I looked into those special tubeless track pumps, but an air compressor was only $30 or so more and can be used for other things.
12-05-22, 05:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,994
Posted By tempocyclist

I have one of these that I take on trips with me...

I have one of these that I take on trips with me when flying with my bike, a Fumpa USB rechargeable mini-pump. A track pump is additional weight that I'd rather not carry in my bike box.
...
12-04-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,076
Posted By tempocyclist

Originally it was to concentrate online riders...

Originally it was to concentrate online riders onto one or two worlds so they were well populated. The big draw of Zwift is community and riding with other people around. Having riders spread across...
12-04-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,047
Posted By tempocyclist

Good job.👍 Getting the ball rolling is the...

Good job.👍 Getting the ball rolling is the important first step.

I recently went through the cardiology testing process. I am early in my 40's, eat super healthy, lots of exercise, I look and feel...
12-04-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,047
Posted By tempocyclist

Likely he was riding on Zwift, so with it's super...

Likely he was riding on Zwift, so with it's super inflated average speeds 2000km / month probably wouldn't work out to being an extreme amount of time.

I'd bet there was a genetic component, as...
12-01-22, 03:07 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,047
Posted By tempocyclist

I guess "Man in his 50's dies after failing to...

I guess "Man in his 50's dies after failing to seek medical attention for chest pain" is a less clickbait worthy article title...
11-29-22, 05:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,509
Posted By tempocyclist

You should always be alert and scanning for...

You should always be alert and scanning for potential incidents or problems. They may not be "your fault" but if you can take early evasive action to avoid them altogether, that's a win.




Not...
11-28-22, 07:17 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 4,469
Posted By tempocyclist

As long as they are only clear coat damage style...

As long as they are only clear coat damage style chips, I'd have no issues (although postage-stamp sounds quite big, chain drop perhaps?) and I would simply fill them in.

I very much doubt it...
11-26-22, 11:27 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,684
Posted By tempocyclist

Welcome back! Hope you're well and truly on the...

Welcome back! Hope you're well and truly on the mend now.

And yes, you were missed. There was even a "Where is VegasJen" thread, but it got deleted as (I think) it went against forum rules.


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11-24-22, 10:46 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,603
Posted By tempocyclist

If it's a front derailleur cable there's nothing...

If it's a front derailleur cable there's nothing to worry about, as it'll simply drop you into the small chainring and you can ride home in a tiny gear. You'll be able to climb fine and spinning out...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 07:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 736
Posted By tempocyclist

Oh wow that's not good! My rubber band seems...

Oh wow that's not good! My rubber band seems super tight, hard to get on/off so I hope it doesn't ever come off during a ride. I actually bought a second mount (not cheap!) for my TT bike that I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 736
Posted By tempocyclist

The newest generation Cycliq Fly6 has a shorter...

The newest generation Cycliq Fly6 has a shorter battery life. They shrunk the overall size of the unit, but that meant using a smaller internal battery. I struggled to capture a full 4 hour ride.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-22, 12:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 736
Posted By tempocyclist

What is your intended use? Is it for safety and...

What is your intended use? Is it for safety and to capture incidents? Or is it for action footage for YouTube videos and whatnot?

I own both the Cycliq Fly6 and the Garmin Varia RCT715.

The...
11-17-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By tempocyclist

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