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Old 02-15-17, 04:10 PM
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Originally Posted by TenSpeedV2 View Post
Curious to see how you like those. Seems like the mounts are kind of janky. The fenders themselves look really cool.
The mounting seems odd but I am excited to give them a go. If needed be I can use reusable zip-ties or maybe figure something else out. Since the fenders are more of a practicality thing than anything else I don't mind if they look a little jenky-ish for the commute.

I will update when I get them. They are shipping from Brexitville so they are certain to take sometime. Hopefully QBP picks them up (or back up, I think they carried the MK2s at one point) but until then and because Crud never responded to my email I will just order them from a shop across the pond.

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40t (for a 40x11-32)


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Old 02-16-17, 12:01 PM
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They're having a sale for today only, 35% off!
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Old 02-16-17, 12:29 PM
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They're having a sale for today only, 35% off!
Rad. Love my teal jersey. Just scooped up a full Memphis kit for 50 bones.
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Originally Posted by Carcosa View Post
Rad. Love my teal jersey. Just scooped up a full Memphis kit for 50 bones.
Full Memphis kit? How?
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Old 02-16-17, 04:38 PM
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Old 02-16-17, 04:53 PM
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Originally Posted by franswa View Post
Full Memphis kit? How?
Subtotal $ 83.98
Discount - FOLLOW35 - $ 29.39
Shipping —
Total USD $ 54.59
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Old 02-16-17, 07:14 PM
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Roc Loc 5

I bought two in case the replacement breaks as fast as the one which came with the helmet.

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Old 02-16-17, 08:11 PM
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Originally Posted by AristoNYC View Post
Subtotal $ 83.98
Discount - FOLLOW35 - $ 29.39
Shipping
Total USD $ 54.59
D'oh! Didn't even look at the sale section.
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Old 02-16-17, 08:12 PM
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Originally Posted by TimothyH View Post
Roc Loc 5

I bought two in case the replacement breaks as fast as the one which came with the helmet.

I need one of these for my Giro.
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Old 02-17-17, 01:34 PM
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Originally Posted by franswa View Post
I need one of these for my Giro.

I ordered from Excel Sports. $9.95. Arrived in ATL in three or four days.

https://www.excelsports.com/main.asp...jor=3&minor=30

They are sort of gun metal-ish color if that matters. The original one my helmet is white but I'm always behind everyone on group rides so no one will ever see it.


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Old 02-17-17, 05:38 PM
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Thanks. Mine is black so that'll work.
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Originally Posted by franswa View Post
Thanks. Mine is black so that'll work.
Tip for when you replace them...

Getting the tab on the replacement part into the slot in the plastic piece inside the helmet is a royal PITA.

It will go together only after you stop caring if the helmet survives the process. You are doing it right when it feels like you are going to break everything.


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Old 02-18-17, 12:55 AM
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Originally Posted by TimothyH View Post
Tip for when you replace them...

Getting the tab on the replacement part into the slot in the plastic piece inside the helmet is a royal PITA.

It will go together only after you stop caring if the helmet survives the process. You are doing it right when it feels like you are going to break everything.


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I read something about turning it 90 degrees when installing.
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Old 02-18-17, 01:07 PM
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Originally Posted by franswa View Post
I read something about turning it 90 degrees when installing.
Yeah, and then bend it until it feels like it is going to break and push the tab into the slot as hard as you can.

You'll see what I mean.
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Originally Posted by TimothyH View Post
Yeah, and then bend it until it feels like it is going to break and push the tab into the slot as hard as you can.

You'll see what I mean.
I'm now considering purchasing a different helmet all together.
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Roc Loc 5

I bought two in case the replacement breaks as fast as the one which came with the helmet.


What is it, a helmet strap, some alien form of glasses?


Can you tell I don't wear a helmet and ride vintage and antique single speed cruisers?
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And I need to be seent. Even more so than before.

How is this working for you? I have the older one (2 watt? 50 lumens?) But need another for rides and another commuter bike.
I was reading on Amazon that the new 150 lumen one has a crappy clip - how is the clip on the 100?

also, do you think the 100 is enough for daytime running or should I spring for the 150?
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Originally Posted by franswa View Post
I'm now considering purchasing a different helmet all together.
I wouldn't.


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What is it, a helmet strap, some alien form of glasses?

Can you tell I don't wear a helmet and ride vintage and antique single speed cruisers?
Replacement Giro "Roc Loc 5" helmet retention system ala Rube Goldberg.
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