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02-02-23, 12:14 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,042
Posted By tempocyclist

- Faster shifting (kind of) - Less maintenance ...

- Faster shifting (kind of)
- Less maintenance
- Looks cleaner with less cables on show
- Automatic derailleur trimming
- Ultra reliability
- It goes "Zzzzt!" when you change gears
02-01-23, 04:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 410
Posted By tempocyclist

I bought a compressor for not much more than a...

I bought a compressor for not much more than a good quality "tubeless track pump" and am happy with that choice. A few things though:

- You need room to store it
- They are LOUD




I think...
01-15-23, 07:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 260
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: 260
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: 14,268
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. 🙂
01-09-23, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 342
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.
01-05-23, 04:41 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,952
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...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-23, 10:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 824
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,657
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: 1,657
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: 1,337
Posted By tempocyclist

Hold your damn line.

Hold your damn line.
12-11-22, 11:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,176
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: 415
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: 526
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: 3,162
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! 😂 😂 😂...
12-09-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 924
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! 😅
12-07-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 924
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: 2,008
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, 05:07 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,008
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: 2,096
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: 4,065
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: 4,065
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: 4,065
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: 1,517
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...
11-24-22, 10:46 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,631
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
11-13-22, 04:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 726
Posted By tempocyclist

Most would say no spacer above or a 5mm spacer...

Most would say no spacer above or a 5mm spacer above at the most is the perfect look (and I tend to agree).

That said, I always stick with a 10mm above just in case I ever fancy/need more height...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-22, 03:02 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,053
Posted By tempocyclist

I've never found myself wanting for one. There's...

I've never found myself wanting for one. There's always been a wall, or ledge, or bike rack I can prop my bike against.

That said, I don't leave my roadie anywhere long and it tends to mostly be...
11-09-22, 10:50 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,863
Posted By tempocyclist

Most of the eBay ad images don't even show an...

Most of the eBay ad images don't even show an actual cassette with 11 cogs! It's a hard no from me...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-22, 01:06 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,673
Posted By tempocyclist

The only solution is to buy another bike.

The only solution is to buy another bike.
10-26-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,186
Posted By tempocyclist

I roll on these on my TT bike, set up tubeless...

I roll on these on my TT bike, set up tubeless now. They're freakin' crazy fast for sure!

Not sure the original poster would be too happy with their wear rate or protection, but life is too short...
10-25-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,078
Posted By tempocyclist

Like you say a better camera would have made this...

Like you say a better camera would have made this an absolute killer of a product. I think it'd still be "fine" for most people, but for the cost it should have been a lot better.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,635
Posted By tempocyclist

Sounds like you did fine. 🙂 If possible it's...

Sounds like you did fine. 🙂

If possible it's always good to ask though. Just a quick "mind if I work in with you guys" or something like that. Most bunches are happy to let others work in with...
10-17-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,914
Posted By tempocyclist

Tubeless... 😉 😂

Tubeless... 😉 😂
10-17-22, 12:35 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,914
Posted By tempocyclist

This should be good... :popcorn

This should be good...

:popcorn
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-22, 08:05 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,622
Posted By tempocyclist

In theory, going aero at the expense of weight...

In theory, going aero at the expense of weight wins pretty much all the time unless you're riding a solely uphill time trial.



I'll echo that. Pretty much all modern bikes (and all in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,964
Posted By tempocyclist

Haha! Awesome thread revival. So I guess the Chip...

Haha! Awesome thread revival. So I guess the Chip and Seal roads really were funded by Big Gravel to get the masses to buy more bikes.

We get mostly Chip and Seal around here. It's rough as guts...
10-12-22, 03:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 943
Posted By tempocyclist

I keep a spare track pump in my car, so far so...

I keep a spare track pump in my car, so far so good.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 734
Posted By tempocyclist

There were quite a few (I assume wheel-sponsored)...

There were quite a few (I assume wheel-sponsored) athletes running that mega-deep wheel at Kona over the weekend. The look is growing on me, although I'm never going to race at KONA so a full disc...
10-09-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,116
Posted By tempocyclist

Puppa looks happy with the setup! 😀

Puppa looks happy with the setup! 😀
10-09-22, 04:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 647
Posted By tempocyclist

Just to second what has been said above, either...

Just to second what has been said above, either stick yourself on Fuego Flats and tap away in a super easy gear for as long as you need/want, or create your own ZWO that's all Zone 1 and then ride...
10-05-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,589
Posted By tempocyclist

Looks fine. Test it over some sweet jumps.

Looks fine. Test it over some sweet jumps.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-22, 08:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 545
Posted By tempocyclist

This x 1000. The "old" model with Di2 is likely...

This x 1000. The "old" model with Di2 is likely higher spec'd in other areas too.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-22, 06:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 716
Posted By tempocyclist

Glad you like your new bike. Apart from a few...

Glad you like your new bike. Apart from a few niggles it sounds like a top machine!



True, but it's easy once you know how. Plus if it helps to ease your concern, in the tens of thousands of...
10-02-22, 06:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 955
Posted By tempocyclist

When filming I use a 10,000mAh power bank...

When filming I use a 10,000mAh power bank connected to the GoPro. I use a small top-tube bag to stash it in, although there's probably cleaner looking solutions.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-22, 09:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,059
Posted By tempocyclist

Holy smokes! Where is LarrySellerz and what have...

Holy smokes! Where is LarrySellerz and what have you done with him? 😂

Your account must have been hijacked as this is the most excellent of informative posts, sir.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 734
Posted By tempocyclist

^ When I first saw that, I thought "damn you're...

^ When I first saw that, I thought "damn you're gonna need a LOOOONG valve extender!" 😂 Then realised it has a valve hole cut-out like a disc.

I don't see many people using that weirdly deep...
09-23-22, 11:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,050
Posted By tempocyclist

I guess maybe it could allow for true, low-effort...

I guess maybe it could allow for true, low-effort recovery rides for people who live in areas where terrain (or their bike gearing) doesn't allow?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 11:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 734
Posted By tempocyclist

Disc. And this:

Disc.

And this:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,315
Posted By tempocyclist

Personally, my advice would be to NOT buy a...

Personally, my advice would be to NOT buy a powermeter. Not yet at least. Get a lot more miles in your legs first and get a feel for the effort required, then revisit this when you've put several...
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