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Bigc847

Member since Nov 2017 • Last active Sep 2022
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  • in Components and clothing
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    Actually, the legs look like the original M-frame, but those crystal frames always cracked above the eyes, either side of the centre. So, I suspect the frame cracked and the legs were re-purposed onto some other, non Oakley, frame.

  • in Components and clothing
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    I'm not convinced the first pair are actually Oakley. The legs look like Blade/Razor Blade legs, but I don't recall Oakley making a frame like that. I'm thinking some hybridisation has happened here.

    I'll happily be corrected, it's been more than 25 years since I worked in retail with Oakleys, but that puts me about the right vintage!

  • in Bikes & Bits
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    It comes with a bar mount AND a velcro helmet mount. I purchased an options GoPro compatible mount because my Garmin mount has a GoPro fixing on the bottom. So, mine sits unobtrusively below the Garmin on the front.

    The bar mount would work for rear facing if you mounted on the seatpost I guess, but it might stick out too far and hit your legs, depending on how much post and clearance you have.

  • in Bikes & Bits
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    I have one of these.

    The battery life is good and the video quality is acceptable. It's not a GoPro, but for commute use it works fine.

    There are some frustrations:

    • time/date gets forgotten when the battery dies. This makes the cheap spare battery they sell less attractive, as the date/time will be reset if you switch.
    • the process for setting the date/time appears simple but is rather baroque.
    • the GoPro mount (for attaching camera to existing GoPro mountings) is alloy and slightly thinner than it needs to be, so hard to get tight on some mounts.
    • the LED is impossible to see in sunlight. Luckily it vibrates for on and off.
    • mine had an annoying rattle, which I traced to the glass lens on the front. I fixed it by (counterintuitively) loosening the end cap and taping it sealed with some insulating tape.

    After all this, it's defintely worth the money. Find a mate and buy 2 for the extra discount, or just run them both yourself.

  • in Components and clothing
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    Too many holes for me I'm afriad, but hope you don't mind me asking if you bought this direct yourself? I've been after some LB rims but seems that waiting and paying the shipping/tax is pretty much the only way.

    GLWS.

  • in Components and clothing
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    I think I know the answer but is the steerer 1,1/8”?

  • in Components and clothing
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    Have you contacted Rapha about the sun damage? I had a black classic jersey that went pink in the sun. I dropped Rapha a line and they had apparently had a bad batch of the jerseys and they swapped it out. This was YEARS after I’d bought it. I even managed to swap sizes in the process...

    Worth an email I guess?

  • in Photography
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    Not used Lightroom in a while, but sounds like a Windows problem. You need to assign a drive letter to each of your external drives. G for yours and H for hers, perhaps.

    This'll tell you how.

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