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Norfolkbound

Member since Nov 2016 • Last active Jul 2020
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Bikes....duh

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    Chinese crabon wheels and tyres are wanted but for now, my commuter is ready for my return to the office next week.

    Also almost 4 years after i bought it...

  • in Bikes & Bits
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    A is the top one, (better suited for my spine, less so for the arse so need another fizik). Also riding bikes isn't about what people on the internet think? I've been doing it all wrong for years, surely how good a bike is, depends on how many instagram likes it has :)

  • in Bikes & Bits
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    A or B

    Still got some fine tuning but I'm happy with it

  • in Current Projects
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    WIP : waiting on -17 stem

    Struggling to get the front mech working, stupidly haven't installed a cable tensioner which is next to do so hopefully that will solve the issue. Need to sort out the bars, only noticed the issue once when looking at this picture. I lent my mate the rear wheel so will have that back for the weekend to hopefully take it out for a spin.

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    I'm currently cabling a project and have the below issue.

    So i have an ultegra 6800 rear shifter that's not clicking to go down a gear, does this mean it's broken/is it an easy fix? I have tried to put the cable in but there's no movement with it.

    Fixed it - wd40

  • in Rides & Races
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    I have messaged you.

    Thanks everyone for your help, I'm going to start training and will attempt the same tt course once I've completed the first plan on TR. I'll update you with the results, should be painfully fun 👍

  • in Rides & Races
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    Thanks, i have looked at trainerroad and it does seem to be good. I have a decent indoor set up so will start a plan on monday.

    I'll look into clubs, my main sport is rowing so a weekday evening tt would suit well. And i would definitely enjoy beating people who are in full tt mode on a 9kg+ steel road bike.

    How much speed do you gain from a good fitting tt bike to a road bike? (Might be asking how long is a piece of string)

  • in Rides & Races
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    So I've just done a 24.35 10m on my isen, on an unofficial course by the A11 in Norfolk with alot of roundabouts. I've got a giant trinity (old style) but am struggling with the fit so have just been using it sparingly on the turbo. Should i wait to get a bike fit and follow a training plan indoors in the meantime? Does anyone know a good plan? I'm very green to time trials so any advice on how to train/get started would be great

  • in Current Projects
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    So the caad is finally... getting pieced together. Was searching for a while for a decently priced sram groupset but found an ultegra 6800 for a 100 so couldnt say no. Also have a fsa slk light crankset coming which i'll debadge.

    Things to do are, get a bb tool (remove existing)
    Order new cables.
    Wheels (will put on some beater wheels for the time being) until i find a good deal on 50mm carbon ones.
    Longer stem: x2 110mm/120mm preferably if anyone wants to swap??

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