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Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-17, 12:49 PM
Replies: 195
Views: 30,937
Posted By corny

Took the bolt out for a couple of rides this...

Took the bolt out for a couple of rides this weekend. It generally works well but the TBT notifications are a bit small - especially when navigating roundabout exits! I might go for the earlier...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-17, 09:08 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 30,937
Posted By corny

To confirm the other measurements, it's about...

To confirm the other measurements, it's about 12mm where you've indicated, up to 14/15mm at the wider bend portion.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-17, 01:17 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 30,937
Posted By corny

Interesting, thanks. Wahoo have now confirmed...

Interesting, thanks. Wahoo have now confirmed there's a bug and 'take me anywhere' isn't always giving TBT directions - should be fixed in a firmware update in June.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-17, 12:18 AM
Replies: 195
Views: 30,937
Posted By corny

I've picked up a BOLT and have mixed feelings. ...

I've picked up a BOLT and have mixed feelings. I've not used a GPS bike computer before and so I'm fresh to these devices. Frankly, they seem overpriced for what they do (I liked the idea of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-08, 05:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 749
Posted By corny

Ok so it may be a touch exaggerated but he is...

Ok so it may be a touch exaggerated but he is right. Carbon is much more notch sensitive than Al, Steel, Ti etc so he has a point. Of course it has its benefits as well!
04-07-08, 08:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,315
Posted By corny

It's him! ...

It's him!

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/glasgow_and_west/7095134.stm

/Joke!

Beaker, I am sure I know you from somewhere else, are you ex UKAN?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-08, 09:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,698
Posted By corny

Exactly. CF does fail through fatigue, but by...

Exactly. CF does fail through fatigue, but by its nature the failure is sudden and instantaneous, resulting from crack initiation then propagation usually initiated at the surface. If the mechanic...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-08, 10:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 491
Posted By corny

You can use them w/o problems, as others have...

You can use them w/o problems, as others have said getting the shoes is the easier part. I have orthotics for overpronation but dont use them on the bike, I dont seem to find it a problem when...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-07, 11:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 798
Posted By corny

It will. The teeth of the sprocket wont match...

It will. The teeth of the sprocket wont match hence the edges of the sprocket contacts with the chain; causing wear.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-07, 09:46 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,464
Posted By corny

It depends on your muscle strengths, moving...

It depends on your muscle strengths, moving forward slightly from a middle position focuses on your quads, so if they are powerful there is your gain.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-07, 04:29 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-07, 08:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,281
Posted By corny

That was darn quick!

That was darn quick!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-07, 07:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 610
Posted By corny

Really interesting comments guys. Camilo - I...

Really interesting comments guys.

Camilo - I see your point regarding have it where I can ride it, but am notsure about the cover - I have not seen any that would be moisture tight, over a cold...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-07, 03:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 610
Posted By corny

Leaning towards no at the moment, the storage is...

Leaning towards no at the moment, the storage is not entirely covered so when it gets cold, moist air on the bike = rust :(
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-07, 06:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 610
Posted By corny

Its definitely a no-go with regards to keeping it...

Its definitely a no-go with regards to keeping it in the house, its not ours and its not permitted either, but I do see your point!!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-07, 06:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 610
Posted By corny

Sorry, I meant 'bike storage area' really, rather...

Sorry, I meant 'bike storage area' really, rather than a 'bike store', OP edited to reflect this.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-07, 05:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 610
Posted By corny

Other Information Bikes have been stolen...

Other Information

Bikes have been stolen from the shed in the past, but new anti-climb devices have been installed and no further thefts have taken place since. I would also use gold secure locks...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-07, 05:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 610
Posted By corny

Dear Sir, I would like to place an order for...

Dear Sir,

I would like to place an order for the above item... please provide me with a quote.

Yours sincerely,

Bob
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-07, 05:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 610
Posted By corny

Believe me, I have tried!!

Believe me, I have tried!!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-07, 05:32 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 610
Posted By corny

Photos...

Photos...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-07, 05:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 610
Posted By corny

Would you store a Cdale R1000 in a communal bike store?

"Would you store a Cdale R1000 in a communal bike storage area?"

The 1400 question! I am a student at Uni and spend a lot of time living in my flat near Uni rather than at home, where my bike is...
07-15-07, 11:40 AM
Replies: 370
Views: 22,353
Posted By corny

Hey guys, just thought I would say that the ITV...

Hey guys, just thought I would say that the ITV website has its highlights online each night free to stream... http://tour.itv.com/ under videos.

Hope this is good for some of you!
07-11-07, 01:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,747
Posted By corny

Had a good long look at the drivetrain today,and...

Had a good long look at the drivetrain today,and found that if I push the derailler forward towards the chainrings, by the lowest spur gear, the noise is eliminated. After checking my chain length...
07-11-07, 08:09 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,747
Posted By corny

Has anyone else got any further updates? Running...

Has anyone else got any further updates? Running Compact Double Cannondale SI on Ultegra, and same issue with big chainring... but the cage is not bent at all. Any luck with b-tension adjustments??
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-07, 03:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,222
Posted By corny

Sports bars give you gas, dont eat too many :D

Sports bars give you gas, dont eat too many :D
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-07, 11:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,771
Posted By corny

All high end bikes have thin walls, one just has...

All high end bikes have thin walls, one just has to be careful really. If it does get badly damaged, it is very likely the manufacturer would cut you a good deal on a new one though.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-07, 09:29 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,397
Posted By corny

Thanks for that :)

Thanks for that :)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-07, 07:20 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,397
Posted By corny

Not quite following this powerlink is not...

Not quite following this powerlink is not re-usable business, always heard it was reusable?

http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/Models.aspx?ModelID=871
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-07, 03:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By corny

Indeed 2200 is one below Sora, and they probably...

Indeed 2200 is one below Sora, and they probably do use the old tech for Sora on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-07, 03:00 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 418
Posted By corny

Its a lifetime warranty on the frame but only due...

Its a lifetime warranty on the frame but only due to defects, not fatigue or crashes etc. Take it to the store where you bought it for more info.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-07, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 884
Posted By corny

Probably around 10% diff between 50 and 100 miles...

Probably around 10% diff between 50 and 100 miles same conditions, but as said this is never the case - so go test it for real :)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-07, 12:39 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,845
Posted By corny

Lol!!

Lol!!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-07, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By corny

Yes there are Hollowgram SI Carbon compacts...

Yes there are Hollowgram SI Carbon compacts available :)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-07, 12:19 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,570
Posted By corny

Topeak's 140 is also very good, got it as the...

Topeak's 140 is also very good, got it as the Astrale was OOS.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-07, 12:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,432
Posted By corny

Very good pedals. If the cleats are wearing a...

Very good pedals. If the cleats are wearing a bit quickly your tension may be set a little high? The new versions looks awesome, but they dont stay that nice for long unfortunately!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-07, 11:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 628
Posted By corny

+1 ;) Is this the KMC you recommend? ...

+1 ;)

Is this the KMC you recommend?

http://www.probikekit.com/display.php?code=K3131

The SL is a bit pricey! http://www.probikekit.com/display.php?code=k0001
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-07, 11:55 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,845
Posted By corny

LMAO Amazing story!! Karma says that I will have...

LMAO Amazing story!! Karma says that I will have a worse one now though!

Had quite a few close shaves with people stamping on brakes and such, today a BMW overtook then tucked in too soon, i...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-07, 10:30 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,994
Posted By corny

Thats a decent average :p 20 miles for sure...

Thats a decent average :p

20 miles for sure unless something major goes wrong, donning the lycra is not worth it for less.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-07, 09:13 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,243
Posted By corny

Interesting comments! As some of you have...

Interesting comments!

As some of you have pointed out the torque whilst standing is at a higher peak and is not delivered in a uniform manner hence will produce greater forces on the cranks,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-07, 10:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,243
Posted By corny

What about the forces on the BB, cranks, do you...

What about the forces on the BB, cranks, do you think these are significant?

#Edit
Sheldon does not say much favourably about it

http://www.sheldonbrown.com/standing.html
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-07, 09:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,243
Posted By corny

How hard-wearing is standing on your pedals?

This sounds a lame question but I am rather interested, if you compare a rider that never stands on their pedals for sprints and hill climbs etc, would their drivetrain and components last much...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-07, 09:00 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,507
Posted By corny

Whats a good training tyre then guys?

Whats a good training tyre then guys?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-06, 05:18 PM
Replies: 283
Views: 21,150
Posted By corny

What an amazing thread!!! Congrats to the...

What an amazing thread!!!

Congrats to the OP... glad you have no regrets, with women you have to go with your heart!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-05-06, 03:30 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 8,441
Posted By corny

It is very true that aerodynamically there is...

It is very true that aerodynamically there is next to no difference between heavy and light riders on flats, however on hills it is a dramatic change - losing weight for hill climbing will give very...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-06, 12:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,093
Posted By corny

I would say 52, I am 5 feet 7 inches, 30" inseam...

I would say 52, I am 5 feet 7 inches, 30" inseam and have flipped the stem with a fairly high seat but found an ace fit.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-06, 03:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 666
Posted By corny

Use 8 out of 10 from each end as long as it...

Use 8 out of 10 from each end as long as it doesn't rub.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-06, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 517
Posted By corny

Superb experience from the UK - advise a phone...

Superb experience from the UK - advise a phone call!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-06, 07:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,129
Posted By corny

No gloves, too hot!

No gloves, too hot!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-06, 04:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 919
Posted By corny

Where can one get the new bolts and tools to...

Where can one get the new bolts and tools to remove the crank from?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-06, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 421
Posted By corny

I have taken the seatpost out and had a good look...

I have taken the seatpost out and had a good look - from what I can see it is just the coating that is worn, and a tiny piece of silver metal is showing - no carbon.

I shall still get it checked...
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