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09-24-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,087
Posted By tempocyclist

I did enjoy reading this old thread though. Never...

I did enjoy reading this old thread though. Never realised there were so many different levels and types of "jump rope" you could buy! It's a real rabbit hole once you start Googling...

There's...
09-24-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 466
Posted By tempocyclist

Interesting! I'd never seen that app before,...

Interesting! I'd never seen that app before, thanks for the info! I just spent ages trawling their website. Always learning.

So you run this app on your phone, rather than recording the ride via...
09-23-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 413
Posted By tempocyclist

Boring answer, but it's got to be my Garmin 830...

Boring answer, but it's got to be my Garmin 830 head unit (other price range models, both up and down, are good too)

If you're tracking your rides, a GPS head unit makes life very easy. Hit...
09-22-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 270
Posted By tempocyclist

I've mounted my GP4000 tyres the "wrong" way...

I've mounted my GP4000 tyres the "wrong" way around by accident before. Rode many miles. Makes zero difference.

I'd speculate that the directional arrow is there so people don't ask which way to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,606
Posted By tempocyclist

I like it! :thumb:

I like it! :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 4,429
Posted By tempocyclist

1) I ride a lot of places and do not get thrown...

1) I ride a lot of places and do not get thrown over the bars every time I grab the front brake lever. I must be lucky to be alive.

2) Pretty sure that wasn't even in the top 10 list of things.
...
09-22-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 789
Posted By tempocyclist

Parts such as stem bolts and headsets can suffer...

Parts such as stem bolts and headsets can suffer from rust, as your sweat can drip into these areas. Keeping a towel over the front end while training helps.

I don't think the front wheel suffers...
09-21-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 463
Posted By tempocyclist

Those turbo cotton tyres from Spesh are super...

Those turbo cotton tyres from Spesh are super supple and comfortable (and fast) but they don't last as long as the Conti tyres. A little more fragile too.

I wouldn't bother with Latex tubes for a...
09-21-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 652
Posted By tempocyclist

I don't throw out anything that may potentially...

I don't throw out anything that may potentially have more life left in it, especially not bike related gear! Waste not.

My local not-for-profit bike co-op is always in need. If it's something in...
09-20-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 767
Posted By tempocyclist

I hope you took it home with you!

I hope you took it home with you!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 4,429
Posted By tempocyclist

The death of rim brakes, disc brakes now unanimous in the pro peloton...

Team INEOS switching out their rim braked road bikes for disc brake models. Rim brakes officially dead in the pro peloton. *
...
09-19-21, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 242
Posted By tempocyclist

^ Good choice. That'd be an ideal purchase....

^ Good choice.

That'd be an ideal purchase. It'll do everything you want listed in your original post and more. Certainly not cheap, but a worthy investment.
09-19-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 466
Posted By tempocyclist

Basically the only way to do that is to buy a...

Basically the only way to do that is to buy a Garmin or Wahoo head unit and stop using your phone to record rides.
09-19-21, 03:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 394
Posted By tempocyclist

Pedal harder.

Pedal harder.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-21, 10:17 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By tempocyclist

Can he not ask his brother for some more details?...

Can he not ask his brother for some more details? Are you sure it's not stolen?

Anyone legitimately selling a high end Pinarello would most likely know a bit about where they got it from, be able...
09-17-21, 12:02 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,783
Posted By tempocyclist

Less that 500 metres of elevation gain spread...

Less that 500 metres of elevation gain spread over 160km, you'll be fine. 😎
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,606
Posted By tempocyclist

I've been seriously mulling over the idea of...

I've been seriously mulling over the idea of getting one. Seems like a great product. If it also had a built-in camera, I'd be all over it!
09-16-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,783
Posted By tempocyclist

Assuming the 100 mile route doesn't include loads...

Assuming the 100 mile route doesn't include loads of climbing compared to your usual routes, you take it a little easier (don't blast off from the gun) and remember to fuel correctly, you should be...
09-16-21, 08:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 189
Posted By tempocyclist

1) I've got a GoPro Hero 3 that just sits in my...

1) I've got a GoPro Hero 3 that just sits in my cupboard these days! It must be going on 8 years old? 😅

2) It did a fine job at the time. Press button, record stuff, press button, stop. Easy to...
09-15-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,348
Posted By tempocyclist

I'm a fan of bananas.

I'm a fan of bananas.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-21, 05:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 506
Posted By tempocyclist

Either the battery is shot, your charger is shot...

Either the battery is shot, your charger is shot or there's a loose/dirty connection somewhere. Firstly, try a different USB charging pack if you can and plug into the wall not a computer or power...
09-13-21, 12:42 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 533
Posted By tempocyclist

That's about what I go through (1.5L) on a metric...

That's about what I go through (1.5L) on a metric century ride, unless it's the height of summer. Actually a little less. Two ~650ml bottles on the bike (plus a double espresso somewhere along the...
09-13-21, 12:35 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,828
Posted By tempocyclist

^ Look at all those un-ridden roads! Get on your...

^ Look at all those un-ridden roads! Get on your bike! 😎
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-21, 12:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,736
Posted By tempocyclist

Triathlon at the Olympic Games is draft legal, so...

Triathlon at the Olympic Games is draft legal, so they'd be mostly on road bikes.

In most other triathlon events (Ironman, Challenge, etc) drafting is illegal, so they use TT / tri style bikes.
09-11-21, 12:11 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 2,828
Posted By tempocyclist

I find no motivation in the Strava Local Loser...

I find no motivation in the Strava Local Loser stats, but I do hunt the odd KOM or three. 😎

More motivating for me is tracking my own mileage and/or time in the saddle, then ensuring I stay on...
09-11-21, 12:08 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,634
Posted By tempocyclist

^ Basically this. If you look at the chain line...

^ Basically this. If you look at the chain line in big-big it looks bloody awful. I avoid using that combo, but sometimes you just end up there momentarily.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-21, 11:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,736
Posted By tempocyclist

If you love riding again and are loving the Trek...

If you love riding again and are loving the Trek road bike, then you definitely made the right decision!

:)
09-09-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,662
Posted By tempocyclist

But does that cash net you diminishing returns...

But does that cash net you diminishing returns over time?
09-09-21, 04:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 347
Posted By tempocyclist

The drivechain on my trainer bike gets a clean...

The drivechain on my trainer bike gets a clean about once a month, just out of routine. It does pick up some dirt/dust as it's in the garage.

A quick clean down and re-lube gets everything running...
09-08-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,473
Posted By tempocyclist

That's actually a really good way to sum it up! 🙂...

That's actually a really good way to sum it up! 🙂

I've ridden pretty much every Shimano groupset from 8-speed Claris triple through to 11-speed Dura Ace Di2. They all shifted gears and got me to...
09-07-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 168
Posted By tempocyclist

Saying that you "need help with a route for an...

Saying that you "need help with a route for an anniversary gift for my wife" has an entirely different meaning here in Australia... 😂 😂 😂


But to answer your question, no I can't help with that...
09-06-21, 11:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 349
Posted By tempocyclist

On a lower budget with Garmin not an option for...

On a lower budget with Garmin not an option for you, the Bryton is my pick. Really good units for the money.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,861
Posted By tempocyclist

His tyres must be well and truly worn in and...

His tyres must be well and truly worn in and ULTRA FAST by now!





In the 16 years since this thread was posted I'd say you've probably missed, ummm, zero important threads...

😂
09-06-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 448
Posted By tempocyclist

Yes. Pretty tough to source any 11-speed eTap...

Yes. Pretty tough to source any 11-speed eTap derailleurs, blip boxes, etc. The batteries are the same for eTap and 12-speed AXS though, so that's something I guess.
09-06-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 533
Posted By tempocyclist

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rAOyh7YmEc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rAOyh7YmEc
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-21, 10:46 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,569
Posted By tempocyclist

I did not test ride ANY of the road bikes I've...

I did not test ride ANY of the road bikes I've ever bought. Lots of pre-purchase research though.

My mountain bike I test rode up and down the street for ten minutes, but only because the shop guy...
09-05-21, 10:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 368
Posted By tempocyclist

Definitely not the fixie.

Definitely not the fixie.
09-05-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 594
Posted By tempocyclist

Unless it's an absolutely necessary update, they...

Unless it's an absolutely necessary update, they should at least give an "Install Now" or "Remind me Later" option for the updates. Can't be that hard to implement.
09-05-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By tempocyclist

What's wrong with your current bike? How long...

What's wrong with your current bike? How long have you been riding it? What is your riding style? What are your goals?

Save your $$$$ until you are no longer "new" to cycling... 🙂
09-03-21, 01:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By tempocyclist

And your last two posts added even less to this...

And your last two posts added even less to this thread... 😉
09-02-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,918
Posted By tempocyclist

Well... That sums me up fairly accurately... 😅 😅...

Well... That sums me up fairly accurately... 😅 😅 😅

:giver:
09-02-21, 04:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 755
Posted By tempocyclist

Yeah but how am I going to win the Sunday morning...

Yeah but how am I going to win the Sunday morning town sign sprint world champs without that 12th gear being shifted by a tiny electric motor? 😂

PS: I love Di2.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 11:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 234
Posted By tempocyclist

I guess it really depends on what sort of riding...

I guess it really depends on what sort of riding you expect to do on that bike.

Trip down to the shops or to the pub on weekends? Around the park with the kids? Commute short/flat distances to...
Forum: Foo
09-01-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 846
Posted By tempocyclist

Try it! 😎 I can't see any reason why it wouldn't...

Try it! 😎 I can't see any reason why it wouldn't work, I'd guess the bar tape would be long enough to cover a full steering wheel.

I've wrapped various other things like hammers and axes with bar...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,631
Posted By tempocyclist

Yeah it's a surprise to me. Yes, the latest 105...

Yeah it's a surprise to me. Yes, the latest 105 mechanical is pretty sweet, but there still must be a sizeable market for people who want "classic" high end mechanical groupsets. Bikes without...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By tempocyclist

Basically, yes. I'd say this is mostly so...

Basically, yes.

I'd say this is mostly so Shimano could make the new 12-speed road cassettes backwards compatible with all 11-speed freehubs (but not the other way around).
08-31-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 386
Posted By tempocyclist

I think I've read this right, but correct me if...

I think I've read this right, but correct me if I'm wrong: You have a 10-speed bike, but want to put an 11-speed cassette on your trainer to use with that bike?

If so, then no. You can't do that....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,631
Posted By tempocyclist

^ This was the news I was hoping for. Very...

^ This was the news I was hoping for.

Very surprised to see Ultegra go 12-speed at the same time - plus both Dura Ace and Ultegra going Di2 only! No mechanical version.


I'm still trying to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-21, 10:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,158
Posted By tempocyclist

Good to hear the shop took care of you and you...

Good to hear the shop took care of you and you got a full refund (I assume they didn't have another).
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,205
Posted By tempocyclist

I have the outgoing P Zero tyres on my road bike...

I have the outgoing P Zero tyres on my road bike and it's certainly not worn that quickly! The new version must be a fair bit softer compound. Would be interesting to see other reports to compare...
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