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06-23-22, 09:44 PM
06-22-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 486
Posted By tempocyclist

Top 5 best gravel-specific chamois creams?

Top 5 best gravel-specific chamois creams?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 372
Posted By tempocyclist

That's one hell of a slash in the tyre! Did you...

That's one hell of a slash in the tyre! Did you run over a medieval battle axe?!?! 😨
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 763
Posted By tempocyclist

I bought a set of ICAN Carbon wheels direct from...

I bought a set of ICAN Carbon wheels direct from their website. Still going strong!
06-14-22, 08:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By tempocyclist

No idea about the hill, but it's a damn good...

No idea about the hill, but it's a damn good basketball movie. 👍
06-14-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,352
Posted By tempocyclist

Just your location perhaps? Is there a Giant...

Just your location perhaps? Is there a Giant bicycles dealership in the area?

I see plenty of Giant road and mountain bikes around here.
06-13-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By tempocyclist

Could you use a Shimano 12-speed cassette on the...

Could you use a Shimano 12-speed cassette on the Core's original driver? I believe the new 12-speed Shimano ones fit on 11-speed Shimano/SRAM drivers.

But you'll still need the tools as per above.
06-13-22, 04:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 461
Posted By tempocyclist

I ordered a new road bike in October 2021 also,...

I ordered a new road bike in October 2021 also, estimated arrival was December 2021, then Feb 2022, then March 2022, then "no idea, mate" but apparently now it's going to be the "2022 model" with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 904
Posted By tempocyclist

Are you able to pinpoint the location of the flat...

Are you able to pinpoint the location of the flat on the tube? Then match that up to the point on the tyre/wheel?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,126
Posted By tempocyclist

Without any other information (course length,...

Without any other information (course length, profile, race type, etc) I would put my money on 8 pro riders to beat one pro on a TT bike.

The pro team guys could do MONSTER power turns on the...
06-09-22, 07:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,564
Posted By tempocyclist

Yes, but I've not let that stop me and - so far...

Yes, but I've not let that stop me and - so far at least - I haven't had any issues with proprietary parts.

Looking to the future though, In 5 years time if I snap my Aeroad seat post will I be...
06-08-22, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 373
Posted By tempocyclist

If you simply want distance/speed data and are...

If you simply want distance/speed data and are after something a little stylish for your bike, the Cateye "Quick" may fit the bill.

https://www.cateye.com/intl/products/computers/CC-RS100W/...
06-05-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 571
Posted By tempocyclist

I did this sometime like 10 years ago with...

I did this sometime like 10 years ago with Ribble's online bike builder. Chose the "base" model, then spec'd up the groupset, wheels, tyres, etc.
06-05-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 743
Posted By tempocyclist

Flats happen, it's part of cycling. If it's a...

Flats happen, it's part of cycling. If it's a modern / new MTB then see if it can be set up as tubeless!
06-05-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 661
Posted By tempocyclist

I am going to give this a go. I've never...

I am going to give this a go.

I've never trained my top end / sprint power, being more of a time triallist and hill climber. I max out at around 700-750 watts on a very good day (one second...
05-31-22, 10:12 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 945
Posted By tempocyclist

Just googled their share price. Ouch! 😲 ...

Just googled their share price. Ouch! 😲

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 300
Posted By tempocyclist

😂 😂 😂 😂 😂 ...

😂 😂 😂 😂 😂

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05-30-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 379
Posted By tempocyclist

Dayuuuuum! 😍

Dayuuuuum! 😍
05-30-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 828
Posted By tempocyclist

Some of the Lezyne pumps used to come with a...

Some of the Lezyne pumps used to come with a reversible hose, so you could have push-on or screw-on. Not sure if the one you're looking at does? Might be worth investigating. I've always preferred...
05-29-22, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By tempocyclist

It's likely you will not be able to connect that...

It's likely you will not be able to connect that trainer to the Tacx Training app or other third-party training apps.

Your machine looks like a fairly basic spin bike without the ability to...
05-26-22, 11:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 964
Posted By tempocyclist

If I owned a Hammerhead computer and Di2 that's...

If I owned a Hammerhead computer and Di2 that's exactly what I would do (assuming they're not forced automatically).

That said, I do have a Garmin computer and Di2, but I've never tried to set up...
05-26-22, 04:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 223
Posted By tempocyclist

I used a Tacx trainer tyre on my wheel-on...

I used a Tacx trainer tyre on my wheel-on trainer. It was a tad quieter than using an old "road" tyre, but that's about it.

If you're not worried about a a couple of decibels or some additional...
05-26-22, 01:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
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: 371
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: 814
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: 907
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: 907
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: 860
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: 94
Views: 2,154
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: 479
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: 261
Views: 5,145
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: 30
Views: 819
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: 261
Views: 5,145
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: 261
Views: 5,145
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: 609
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: 36
Views: 1,151
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: 1,419
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: 772
Posted By tempocyclist

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

Hitting the local wildlife at speed...

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05-10-22, 05:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 307
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: 200
Posted By tempocyclist

How would that reduce washing?

How would that reduce washing?
05-06-22, 11:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 550
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: 18,015
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: 1,340
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: 702
Posted By tempocyclist

They look awesome, buy them! 😁

They look awesome, buy them! 😁
05-03-22, 05:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,357
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: 268
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: 1,829
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: 658
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: 1,651
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: 1,597
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...
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