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by SmilerGB
12 Jul 2019, 4:10pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Recumbent trike hydraulic brake issue
Replies: 7
Views: 307

Re: Recumbent trike hydraulic brake issue

Thanks for the alternative suggestion on callipers was struggling to find any [emoji1303]

I’ve got enough food for thought, to investigate & throw at ice trike support.

Thank you everyone for your time & support
by SmilerGB
12 Jul 2019, 10:08am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Recumbent trike hydraulic brake issue
Replies: 7
Views: 307

Recumbent trike hydraulic brake issue

Thanks all for you responses, will investigate further when I’m back off nights.
by SmilerGB
12 Jul 2019, 7:52am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Recumbent trike hydraulic brake issue
Replies: 7
Views: 307

Recumbent trike hydraulic brake issue

I’ve got a ice trike sprint x, with tektro Volans hydraulic brakes. I seem to get a build up of air on RH side it’s been bled multiple times & within a day the problem reoccurs. Has anyone else issues like this & resolved or know of any replacement callipers which are mirror images of each o...
by SmilerGB
12 Oct 2018, 12:19pm
Forum: Cycling Goods & Services - Your Reviews
Topic: Ride with GPS
Replies: 6
Views: 4555

Ride with GPS

Your account info is stored online, doesn’t mean it’s shared with anyone else but the owner, with data protection act being widely improved, so has the privacy options sites/apps

Even ride with gps creates a online account to store your information incase it’s lost from your device.
by SmilerGB
12 Oct 2018, 12:06pm
Forum: Cycling Goods & Services - Your Reviews
Topic: Ride with GPS
Replies: 6
Views: 4555

Re: Ride with GPS

Strava wont share data if your privacy settings are set to your requirements within the app.
by SmilerGB
8 Oct 2018, 2:47pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Campagnolo power torque pedal gap
Replies: 6
Views: 429

Re: Campagnolo power torque pedal gap

Just went to check the size & to see if the left hand crank would push in & found the nut loose enough to undo by hand.

Note to self check tightness before thinking worse case scenario.

Thanks for all the info/input/advice, greatly appreciated.
by SmilerGB
8 Oct 2018, 10:37am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Campagnolo power torque pedal gap
Replies: 6
Views: 429

Re: Campagnolo power torque pedal gap

It’s a double, might have to measure it, bought the bike second hand last year & only just noticed this.
by SmilerGB
8 Oct 2018, 4:47am
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Campagnolo power torque pedal gap
Replies: 6
Views: 429

Re: Campagnolo power torque pedal gap

Ok thanks for the info.
by SmilerGB
7 Oct 2018, 6:59pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: Campagnolo power torque pedal gap
Replies: 6
Views: 429

Campagnolo power torque pedal gap

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Just a quick query I noticed this on my bike, is this normal for Campagnolo to have this gap ?
by SmilerGB
4 Apr 2018, 3:04pm
Forum: Bikes & Bits – Technical section
Topic: ‘Glueless’ patches
Replies: 50
Views: 3249

Re: ‘Glueless’ patches

I use the park tool super patches & I’ve never had any issues with them, my mate uses slime skabs & they to have never let him down, I suppose it personal preference & experiences.
by SmilerGB
3 Apr 2018, 8:15am
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Fat Adaption - power of
Replies: 16
Views: 905

Re: Fat Adaption - power of

It is Good going by robo, I know I couldn’t do it without fuelling especially not having a good breakfast.

That’s a great climbing effort Paulatic [emoji1303]
by SmilerGB
3 Apr 2018, 7:27am
Forum: Health and fitness
Topic: Fat Adaption - power of
Replies: 16
Views: 905

Fat Adaption - power of

Good going on your ride [emoji1303] but you’ve got to take in to consideration the ride & everybody’s requirements are different. For instant according to your ride you covered 1600m of elevation over 200km with a average of about 27km/h for a example due to where I live yesterday I cover 70km w...
by SmilerGB
5 Mar 2018, 9:43pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Eating on the bike
Replies: 107
Views: 6673

Eating on the bike

Sports drinks like lucazade are not ideal. You should be drinking electrolyte drinks & as you increase your ride effort or distance you should look in to drinks with carbs or gels. I personally use sis products There’s a lot of info on there site to help choose/explain the products. https://www....
by SmilerGB
5 Mar 2018, 2:22pm
Forum: Does anyone know … ?
Topic: Zwift
Replies: 9
Views: 1086

Re: Zwift

You get a free 25km trial on Zwift, it’s not a bad training program. But on a personal preference I prefer sufferfest.
by SmilerGB
18 Feb 2018, 12:51pm
Forum: Helmets sub-forum
Topic: Helmets with built in lights
Replies: 33
Views: 2715

Re: Helmets with built in lights

https://www.met-helmets.com/products/accessories/usb-led-light My Met helmet came with one of these. Because the light is higher up it does increase visibility it might fit other helmets & I know there are aftermarket one available for other helmets that mount in the same location, so no need to...