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05-26-22, 01:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 164
Posted By tempocyclist

My full-carbon Roval 60's are pretty poor in the...

My full-carbon Roval 60's are pretty poor in the wet (in the dry, they're fine). Definitely wouldn't want to emergency stop on a steep downhill in pouring rain. You grab the brakes, the pads...
05-23-22, 10:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 289
Posted By tempocyclist

That just needed quoting one more time....

That just needed quoting one more time. Brilliant. 🙂
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 10:28 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 489
Posted By tempocyclist

Sell it, buy other cool stuff. Or beer. I've...

Sell it, buy other cool stuff. Or beer.

I've got a bling looking AliExpress OSPW and it does make the cranks spin more freely. Likely worth zero watts in reality.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 10:26 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 756
Posted By tempocyclist

Probably quite flexy. A lot of those early Treks...

Probably quite flexy. A lot of those early Treks were (my early 2000's Trek 5200 is certainly not as stiff as my modern bike). Handling from the geometry may not be as polished. Might be sketchy at...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 12:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 756
Posted By tempocyclist

Probably rides like garbage compared to any...

Probably rides like garbage compared to any modern bike, but I would buy one in a heartbeat if I could find a good one!!! 😍
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 09:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 656
Posted By tempocyclist

The only bike I have that ever occasionally drops...

The only bike I have that ever occasionally drops a chain is my 2000's era Trek, but it's running a chainset / derailleur combo the frame was not designed for. I could probably get it dialled in...
05-19-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,054
Posted By tempocyclist

I'm way more "minimalist" now, but back when I...

I'm way more "minimalist" now, but back when I had a SRAM eTap equipped bike, there were NINE batteries in total! Ridiculous... 😮

(four in groupset, two for power pedals, front light, rear light,...
05-18-22, 10:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 393
Posted By tempocyclist

The sleeves on short sleeve jerseys seem to be...

The sleeves on short sleeve jerseys seem to be getting longer each year, now most are down around the elbow. I'm not sold on the look, but it is comfy.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,076
Posted By tempocyclist

I had a Fly6 and the video quality (while still...

I had a Fly6 and the video quality (while still 1080p) is arguably better, possibly due to the image stabilisation option. I've always been able to make out number plates.

It died recently from...
05-18-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 566
Posted By tempocyclist

I'm slightly disappointed, as I've been waiting...

I'm slightly disappointed, as I've been waiting YEARS for somebody to release an all-in-one light-camera-radar product, but I still think it will do the job. Perhaps a few rounds of firmware updates...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,076
Posted By tempocyclist

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_86IZfPY4U

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_86IZfPY4U
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 3,076
Posted By tempocyclist

From what I've been told it's shaping up to be a...

From what I've been told it's shaping up to be a great (if expensive) product.

I've been waiting for a rear camera-light-radar combo package to be released for a long time. If this reviews well by...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 494
Posted By tempocyclist

If you ride mostly flat and fast, go deep!...

If you ride mostly flat and fast, go deep! (assuming it's not ridiculously windy* all the time where you live)


* It gets pretty windy here in Tasmania. I usually run 60's front/back on my Canyon...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-22, 10:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 843
Posted By tempocyclist

Unless you're getting off and walking, stick with...

Unless you're getting off and walking, stick with the 11-30 and suck it up. You'll very quickly get stronger and wonder what you were worried about.

But if you do have to switch cassettes, go with...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-22, 01:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,280
Posted By tempocyclist

That's mint! Can't wait to see the completed...

That's mint! Can't wait to see the completed build. 😎
05-11-22, 12:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 533
Posted By tempocyclist

Hitting the local wildlife at speed... ...

Hitting the local wildlife at speed...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/650x554/wildlife00_1b0765b855000654673aac79ad11a795b67b0c9e.jpg
05-10-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 244
Posted By tempocyclist

Most of the mag resistance rollers will do the...

Most of the mag resistance rollers will do the job in that case. You can always increase/decrease resistance by using your gearing. Fluid trainers are arguably quieter and give a slightly better...
05-06-22, 11:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 154
Posted By tempocyclist

How would that reduce washing?

How would that reduce washing?
05-06-22, 11:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 416
Posted By tempocyclist

I've had an 820 and now an 830. The touch screen...

I've had an 820 and now an 830. The touch screen on the 820 was a "capacitive" style and while some worked "okay" lots of them were pretty average. The touch screen (and everything) on the Edge 830...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-04-22, 11:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 17,679
Posted By tempocyclist

Strong first post from Jorgediaz there. Burst a...

Strong first post from Jorgediaz there. Burst a tubular tyre hitting a pothole and blame it on the wheel? 🤔

I've got a deCADENce full-disc disc-brake clincher rear wheel. It's sweet as. Light and...
Forum: Triathlon
05-04-22, 10:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,130
Posted By tempocyclist

At her age she could probably just ride lots,...

At her age she could probably just ride lots, ride hard, recover, repeat, and improve. A powermeter will definitely help if used correctly. Knowing how to use it is a big part of the equation. It can...
05-03-22, 10:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 650
Posted By tempocyclist

They look awesome, buy them! 😁

They look awesome, buy them! 😁
05-03-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,113
Posted By tempocyclist

I've got a Topeak track pump, not sure on the...

I've got a Topeak track pump, not sure on the exact model name but it was around the middle of their price range of pumps. Does the job, but the pump head could be improved.

Also got a USB...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-22, 06:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 248
Posted By tempocyclist

I've flown interstate and overseas with my bike....

I've flown interstate and overseas with my bike. I've always used a BikeBoxAlan hard case (other brands available).

https://www.bikeboxalan.com/ (https://www.bikeboxalan.com/)

Sure, it's still...
05-02-22, 01:08 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,699
Posted By tempocyclist

Interesting. I have no reoccurring pain caused by...

Interesting. I have no reoccurring pain caused by road cycling. If I did, I'd likely get it looked into. I get sore, yes. But no pain or niggles.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 604
Posted By tempocyclist

In theory (and according to Continental) yes, the...

In theory (and according to Continental) yes, the Gatorskins offer more puncture protection. Harder, thicker rubber compound so a less supply ride and arguably less grippy than the 4 Seasons.

I'd...
05-01-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,545
Posted By tempocyclist

Damn, seems I've been doing my COVID tests all...

Damn, seems I've been doing my COVID tests all wrong..... 😂
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-22, 10:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,503
Posted By tempocyclist

There's no real "normal" pull length (as far as...

There's no real "normal" pull length (as far as I've found with varying groups) but 10 minutes is deffo too long in a fast bunch! Mostly it's kept to a 1-2 minutes, but can be far less or literally a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-22, 11:22 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,420
Posted By tempocyclist

Underrated comment. 😅

Underrated comment. 😅
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,092
Posted By tempocyclist

EDIT: Just realised this was a pretty old thread...

EDIT: Just realised this was a pretty old thread that's been bumped! But anyway, my "white hubbed" Racing 3's (https://tempocyclist.com/2015/06/25/project-aithein-specs/) were 2015 models.


I had...
04-24-22, 05:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 520
Posted By tempocyclist

Yep, both use the electromagnetic flywheel setup....

Yep, both use the electromagnetic flywheel setup. Both bikes give a very good ride feel. The main "ride experience" difference being:

- NEO Bike has "real road feel" to replicate different surface...
04-23-22, 01:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 520
Posted By tempocyclist

If you're riding indoors 100% then the KICKR Bike...

If you're riding indoors 100% then the KICKR Bike will give a slightly more "realistic" experience as it tilts with the virtual gradient. They're solid and very reliable units.

I've got an...
04-21-22, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 520
Posted By tempocyclist

Basically, yes. Wahoo actively push their...

Basically, yes.

Wahoo actively push their demo stations to bike shops and offer great support for the shops. You'll see a LOT of Wahoo demo stations (KICKR Bike, or KICKR + CLIMB). Tacx don't seem...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-22, 05:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 589
Posted By tempocyclist

Without any other info, so just from looking at...

Without any other info, so just from looking at that profile and route map, I'd be using my TT bike for sure.
04-13-22, 10:36 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 954
Posted By tempocyclist

I'd recommend dual sided, but in the grand scheme...

I'd recommend dual sided, but in the grand scheme of things it likely matters very little.

Been on Favero Assioma Duos for years now, absolutely faultless performance. Great choice.
04-13-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 501
Posted By tempocyclist

Nice comparison. My Fly6 (latest Gen 3)...

Nice comparison.

My Fly6 (latest Gen 3) footage looks waaaay smoother than what you are getting, but not quite as smooth as the DVR80. Did you have image stabilisation switched on? Mount a little...
04-12-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 195
Posted By tempocyclist

Wahoo KICKR Snap. Not the cheapest, but it's well...

Wahoo KICKR Snap. Not the cheapest, but it's well built, very reliable and accurate. Gives a great "road feel" with automatic resistance control. It's one of the best wheel-on smart trainers you can...
04-11-22, 10:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,091
Posted By tempocyclist

A seat that works for you. Quality chamois. ...

A seat that works for you.

Quality chamois.

Lots of time in the saddle.

🙂
04-11-22, 01:47 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 4,061
Posted By tempocyclist

Carry spares and know how to use them. It's...

Carry spares and know how to use them. It's really not that obtrusive or difficult.

I have two spare tubes, CO2 cannisters, tyre levers and a few basic tools to get me out of almost any...
04-10-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 424
Posted By tempocyclist

Can't say I've heard that term before, but do you...

Can't say I've heard that term before, but do you mean a USB extension cable perhaps? I picked up mine on eBay. A two or three metre cable should suffice.
04-07-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 145
Posted By tempocyclist

It's a sweet colourway!

It's a sweet colourway!
04-06-22, 05:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,463
Posted By tempocyclist

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4-HbaGK4b8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4-HbaGK4b8
04-06-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,400
Posted By tempocyclist

That would probably be a far clearer thread...

That would probably be a far clearer thread title!

To answer that one; Not me personally, but yes it has occurred before. Road cyclists here in Australia have been directly targeted in the past...
04-06-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,400
Posted By tempocyclist

Not saying it's "legal" as such, just saying you...

Not saying it's "legal" as such, just saying you won't get a speeding ticket for it, which is the entire point of this thread. 😉

The thread topic isn't "Ever get a careless/dangerous cycling...
04-05-22, 11:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,400
Posted By tempocyclist

No, not technically legal, but if you have no way...

No, not technically legal, but if you have no way of measuring speed or it's not a "motor vehicle" (eg: bicycles, skateboards, etc) then a speeding ticket cannot be given in some countries. The...
04-04-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,400
Posted By tempocyclist

I didn't think it was possible to get a speeding...

I didn't think it was possible to get a speeding ticket on a bicycle, as they don't have an accurate speedometer (*quickly hides Garmin*) to gauge and monitor speed. This probably varies depending on...
04-03-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 179
Posted By tempocyclist

There will likely be zero discernible speed...

There will likely be zero discernible speed difference between the two bikes. Both are very good road bikes.

Get the one that you love the look of the most! (and that fits you well)

(for me...
04-03-22, 12:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By tempocyclist

Wahoo KICKR or Tacx NEO. Both will give a good...

Wahoo KICKR or Tacx NEO. Both will give a good ride feel and overall experience. Both are accurate, fairly quiet and well built.

The one thing the NEO does have over the KICKR is road feel, if the...
03-31-22, 08:50 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,235
Posted By tempocyclist

I've bought three brand new "complete" bikes...

I've bought three brand new "complete" bikes online over the years, direct from the brand/manufacturer. All ordered with the click of a button and all have worked out extremely well. 🙂



Yes -...
03-31-22, 07:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 848
Posted By tempocyclist

Haha! I never knew it stood for that, thanks. 🙂 I...

Haha! I never knew it stood for that, thanks. 🙂 I always thought it was "sag" as in "you're sagging behind" and need a repair or help. Like the broom wagon sweeping up stragglers.
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