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by easyroller
4 Apr 2016, 8:24pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Circe Helios tandems
Replies: 33
Views: 1962

Re: Circe Helios tandems

I test rode one once and loved it! The one we tested had the SRAM (I think) three speed hub plus eight or nine speed cassette on the back. Straight bars. Gave a good range of gears and plenty for the couple of hills we tackled, not much power from my stoker so low gears are a must. The only thing th...
by easyroller
19 Mar 2016, 9:11pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Cycling in groups
Replies: 35
Views: 2365

Re: Cycling in groups

Crank it out down the road three abreast and four deep!

:twisted: :twisted: :twisted:



(not actual advice)
by easyroller
3 Feb 2016, 8:40pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Fabric cageless H20 bottle
Replies: 12
Views: 883

Re: Fabric cageless H20 bottle

They do look nice and work well, but you're limited to only using that bottle so if it breaks or you lose it or you want to put a bottle from the shop into your cage then you can't do that! http://www.sigmasport.co.uk/item/Fabric/Cageless-Water-Bottle-600ml/A2EM You soon get the hang of putting the ...
by easyroller
3 Feb 2016, 8:33pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Glueless Patches; - reliable...?
Replies: 23
Views: 926

Re: Glueless Patches; - reliable...?

I found they tend to fail after a while in high pressure road tyres, not too bad in mtb/hybrid tyres though. The 100psi or so tends to push out through the original puncture hole at some point after a few rides. I now use proper patches (in the comfort of my home after putting a new tube in by the r...
by easyroller
25 Jan 2016, 9:11pm
Forum: Racing, Olympics, TdF, Competitive cycling
Topic: British driver wipes out Pro riders
Replies: 5
Views: 931

Re: British driver wipes out Pro riders

Awful... Book. Throw it at her. :evil: :evil: :evil:

John Degenkolb would have been in coming into top form too in the approach to his Spring Classics campaign.
by easyroller
16 Jan 2016, 7:24pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Yet another tyre question
Replies: 15
Views: 1207

Re: Yet another tyre question

Continental GP 4 Seasons.


/thread
by easyroller
8 Jan 2016, 6:08pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: How much time do you actually ride on the drops?
Replies: 103
Views: 6240

Re: How much time do you actually ride on the drops?

A fair whack of the time when I'm riding solo or commuting to work. Probably 80% or more of the time, but I do like to ride fast... 8)
by easyroller
1 Jan 2016, 4:20pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Two more Year Record attempts for 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 638

Two more Year Record attempts for 2016

Bruce Berkeley (@cycle_dr1) attempting the men's record: http://www.bikeradar.com/news/article/bruce-berkeley-cycle-doctor-year-record-attempt-45898/ He's already finished Day 1 with a cracking 334 km / 207 miles. Kajsa Tylen is setting off to try and break the 29,603 mile women's record: http://www...
by easyroller
1 Jan 2016, 4:10pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Ten Miles a Day
Replies: 400
Views: 93639

Re: Ten Miles a Day

I was behind the curve for most of the year, then I started cycle commuting to/from my new job. The miles soon clocked up.

Finished the year with an average over 16 miles per day! :D
by easyroller
20 Dec 2015, 8:08pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Gatorskins - anything else?
Replies: 15
Views: 1202

Re: Gatorskins - anything else?

Conti GP 4 Seasons, as wide as you can fit.

Expensive? Yep (get them on offer). Worth it? Absolutely.
by easyroller
18 Dec 2015, 8:24pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Mudguards please?
Replies: 20
Views: 1879

Re: Mudguards please?

Well, they were a waste of money :roll: Too tight under the front fork/brake with 25mm tyres. Right old faff to fit, crummy plastic screws - didn't like them at all. These SKS Raceblades might be worth a look. Not as good as full mudguards but don't go under the bridges. Sometimes a bit fiddly to s...
by easyroller
28 Nov 2015, 5:54pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Toolkit in bottle holder area - any good products out there?
Replies: 17
Views: 1647

Re: Toolkit in bottle holder area - any good products out th

A little tip: When you pack your tool bottle, do so with a few lengths of rag or cloth strategically stuffed into place or wrapped around stuff to stop your tools, tyre levers, CO2 canisters or whatnot from rattling around and totally driving you crazy!
by easyroller
20 Nov 2015, 8:59pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Photos with the theme, Down the Road
Replies: 68
Views: 4675

Re: Photos with the theme, Down the Road

My nightly view "down the road" on the ride home each evening.

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by easyroller
3 Nov 2015, 8:31pm
Forum: On the road
Topic: Upset car driver?
Replies: 40
Views: 2653

Re: Upset car driver?

Personally I wouldn't have stopped, preferring to PLF and get away from that situation! No point in unnecessary confrontation.
by easyroller
29 Sep 2015, 8:53pm
Forum: The Tea Shop
Topic: Pebble power pack offer...
Replies: 10
Views: 737

Re: Pebble power pack offer...

Yes you have to register even to browse the site. A bit annoying and they send loads of emails sometimes too. They do have some pretty good sales from time to time, I've bought a few things from there (including a Pebble power bank and some Castelli gear). It's like Groupon but for sporting goods.