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cookiemonster

Member since Jan 2009 • Last active Jun 2021
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  • in Bikes & Bits
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    And the winner is…

    Icebreaker. Nicest fabric, well cut (can wear it as a baselayer without any bagginess) only downside is the longer time taken to get it delivered

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    Another - I occasionally get a tingling or light pins and needles things in my hands with hard intervals or occasionally in the gym if pushing hard. Never been sure if its a blood-circulation thing or more a muscle tension thing

  • in Rides & Races
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    Just watched the first episode second series of that movistar thing on netflix. God its depressing. I couldnt finish it

    What would be much more entertaining would be a googlebox type thing with, dunno, Peeters, Brailsford & Lefevere watching it with some beers and pissing themselves with laughter every two minutes

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    Apologies, i should of mentioned that I took today off with the intention of a long ride north out of London

    Shimano’s stupid bb bearing sizes which doesn’t work with my park tool (with the crap plastic Shimano adapter) put paid to that though without help from the weather.

  • in Bikes & Bits
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    Isobaa were going pretty cheap on sportpursuit a month or two back. Not sure if much is left in stock.

    Turns out that Isobaa are owned by sports pursuits (or both are owned by North Lane group, but same thing really)

  • in Bikes & Bits
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    Message to say that the item I ordered will be back in stock in a couple of days, so going to send back for a swap…

    Have to say that isobaa is the nicest fabric and best construction of the three that I’ve seen so far. My old icebreakers are probably on a par though. Be interested to see what the newer stuff is like (mr yodel)

  • in Bikes & Bits
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    So, Isobaa sent me a different colour top as the one that I ordered wasnt available (and now showing out of stock). Not massively keen on the unilateral replacement decision approach, however they've offered a discount if I want to keep the one they've sent, which is nice, or (obviously) a free return.

    Undecided though, and still waiting on the icebreaker which is showing "your parcel will be with us shortly / no further information at this time" on the Yodel site. Which, given its Yodel, could mean I'm waiting a month or maybe a knock on the door any second.

  • in Bikes & Bits
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    Yep this - getting a good fit over narrow shoulders. I assume it’s the reason that all cycle tops are raglan ever since the thick woolie molteni tops were the thing

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    I’ll be wearing my raglan rapha merino base layer and carrying every cycle top I’ve ever owned and they’re all raglan

    Have you thought of taking up football?

  • in Bikes & Bits
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    But not raglan

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