Avatar for CheBeef

CheBeef

Member since Jul 2008 • Last active Sep 2016

Most recent activity

  • in Rides & Races
    Avatar for CheBeef

    Thanks for the suggestion middleofnowhere, I've planned another ride for tomorrow to the Whitstable Oyster fest.

    Didn't mean to high jack the thread, thanks for your patience and good luck go everyone taking part.

  • in Rides & Races
    Avatar for CheBeef

    I love helping people, I don't need to give money to organisations to make myself feel like i'm contributing to society. There are many other facets to charity organisations I don't agree with on a political, social and economic level. Charity fundraising and events are so imbedded in our society now that I don't expect many people to understand this point of view.

  • in Rides & Races
    Avatar for CheBeef

    Apologies for upsetting some of you. I sincerely did not think it was a big deal.

    Personally I don't agree with charity organisations as a whole nor the whole fundraising that people participate in, i digress.

    I would not want to cause a problem for the organisers, I was merely asking if people are able to do the route without all the faff. I am also not interested in a medals, but thank you for your resources all the same.

  • in Rides & Races
    Avatar for CheBeef

    Apollo if this has been asked a thousand times before. I haven't been picked in the ballot this year, can I just turn up at the start line and do the route anyway? I wouldn't take advantage of food/drink stops just the closed roads. Has anyone done this before?

  • in Bikes & Bits
    Avatar for CheBeef

    Thanks apc,

    The cable I am using isn't an official Garmin one, but it's been working fine until now, even when I push it hard. I will see if I can get an official Garmin cable to test and I'll let you know.

  • in Bikes & Bits
    Avatar for CheBeef

    Help!

    I plugged my Edge 705 in a PC and work to copy route over and now when I plug it in to my MacBookPro the device doesn't connect with Garmin Express not does it show up as an external drive. However it does charge so the cable is working. Does anyone know what's happened here and how i can fix it. Muchas Gracias.

  • in Bikes & Bits
    Avatar for CheBeef

    As my CAAD4 was stolen I plumped for another C'dale, this time a Synapse Carbon 105 5 2015 model. All stock parts at the moment although I have a fizik arione R5 on it's way as the standard saddle is a gouch botherer. Plus I am using speedplay for the first time rather then Look Keo pedals.

    The CAAD4 I had was dialled in for me, no aches or pains on long spins. As this bike has a slightly different geometry it will take me a while to test out different parts to get a proper fit. At this point my feet get sore and numb I think the speedplay's need some float adjustment. While the purpose of the frame is to provide a more up-right seated position I do prefer the front end to be low, I want to cut the steerer to remove the spacers and get a smaller headset cap/top.

    Here it is...

    The bike is so smooth on the road, very little feedback from the saddle or handle bars. The 105 gear changing makes a mechanical clunking noise, the tektro brakes are a bit soft and the wheels are make the bike heavy. I will endeavour to upgrade bits and pieces over the coming year.

  • in General
    Avatar for CheBeef

    It was a kryptonite evolution D lock.

  • in General
    Avatar for CheBeef

    Locked - Front QR wheel off, locked to sheffield stand through back wheel and seat stays.

    here is the most recent photo minus the Thompson bits...

  • in General
    Avatar for CheBeef

    Stolen between 13.30 and 16.30 outside island gardens dlr station today.

    Cannondale CAAD4 R500 tapas blue with silver flames. Black Thompson stem and seatpost. White bar tape, bottle cage and selle Italia SLR saddle. It also had a Garmin mount on the stem, and cadence/ speed sensor on the NDS chain-stay.

    I'm gutted and feel stupid. Waiting for a police call back and trying to contact tower hamlets council for CCTV

    Photos to follow when I get home.

Actions