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Tony Martin Blitzes World TT Field Riding Clinchers

Started Sep 27, 2011 0 Replies

For those worried about there heavy clincher wheels, read this and smile: …Continue

Selle SMP seats

Started this discussion. Last reply by Muddies Oct 12, 2011. 14 Replies

Steve Hogg, the bike fitter, has just written a pretty comprehensive article on Selle SMP seats.  These are the ones with the big central cutout. …Continue

Bike fitting

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kevin White Sep 19, 2011. 5 Replies

There is an interesting discussion on bike fitting on Steve Hogg's website: …Continue

Effect of Weight on Climbing

Started this discussion. Last reply by Slammin Sep 18, 2011. 23 Replies

Ever wondered how much effect losing weight from around the ballast (or from the bike) has on the time it take to climb Norton Summit, well here goes. From cycle2max.com:Norton Summit = 5.60…Continue

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Chris Adams posted a discussion

Tony Martin Blitzes World TT Field Riding Clinchers

For those worried about there heavy clincher wheels, read this and smile: http://roadcyclinguk.com/news/gear-news/tony-martin-rides-clincher-tyres-to-uci-road-world-championships-time-trial-victory.html That rear wheel is around 1.4 kg (the stallion version is built for heavier, stronger riders) and from another link the front wheel is actually the…See More
Sep 27, 2011
Sam replied to Chris Adams's discussion Selle SMP seats
"oopies - my bad!"
Sep 26, 2011
Stephen Moreland replied to Chris Adams's discussion Selle SMP seats
"It might be helpful here to offer some translation information. "Selle" is Italian for "saddle". So Selle SMP translates to SMP Saddles and Selle Italia translates to Italian Saddles - different manufacturers."
Sep 24, 2011
Harry Smyth replied to Chris Adams's discussion Selle SMP seats
"U can test the selle SMPs at Trak Cycles in Norwood... U can also test them at Corsa, but be careful as they charge a full price "deposit" ($330), which they don't like refunding much if u don't like their saddles..."
Sep 24, 2011
Jeremy Smith replied to Chris Adams's discussion Selle SMP seats
"Thanks Sam, but a Selle SMP is completely different from a Selle italia....I like the SMP's, so I'm going to stick with them ;)"
Sep 24, 2011
Sam replied to Chris Adams's discussion Selle SMP seats
"hey Colin, sorry for hi-jacking your thread.... Jeremy, Pat - my dad is thinking of selling the selle italia flight gel flow saddle that came with the slick as bike he gave to me....has been used approx 5 times and is just sitting in a…"
Sep 24, 2011
Jeremy Smith replied to Chris Adams's discussion Selle SMP seats
"I'll take it if patrick decides not to!"
Sep 24, 2011
Kevin White liked Chris Adams's discussion Selle SMP seats
Sep 23, 2011
Roger ... replied to Chris Adams's discussion Wheel Mythology?
"all this science is very interesting but the one thing that makes really good wheels that you lot aren't talking about is spoke tension. (craftsmanship) spoke tension isn't really able to be measured easily from wheel set to wheel set but…"
Sep 23, 2011
Dahondude replied to Chris Adams's discussion Selle SMP seats
"Thanks for pointing this out. Steve Hogg always writes good stuff, but those saddles with their droopy noses and high back's do look a little strange."
Sep 23, 2011
Dale (rouleur) Riggs replied to Chris Adams's discussion Selle SMP seats
"Good article. Didn't read through all of the Selle model descriptions but they were ancillary to the review. I've had one of these saddles now for about 4 weeks (the base model Selle TRK) and I have expressed to some of my buddies at GW…"
Sep 23, 2011
Chris Adams posted a discussion

Selle SMP seats

Steve Hogg, the bike fitter, has just written a pretty comprehensive article on Selle SMP seats.  These are the ones with the big central cutout. http://www.stevehoggbikefitting.com/blog/2011/09/all-about-smps/ Cheers, ChrisSee More
Sep 23, 2011
Gareth replied to Chris Adams's discussion Wheel Mythology?
"There is some interesting data in here http://forums.roadbikereview.com/wheels-tires/tour-magazine-test-2011-4-hand-built-wheels-pitched-against-12-factory-ones-261933.html If i get board i my tabulate it so it is easier to read. Bit disappointed…"
Sep 22, 2011
Chris Adams replied to Don Murray's discussion Gran Fondo
"This event sounds like it has some similarity to the Taupo Challenge in NZ.  10,000 + cyclists from all around the country (& Oz) ride/race/survive approx. 160 km around Lake Taupo in the centre of the North Island.  Everyone gets a…"
Sep 20, 2011
Kevin White replied to Chris Adams's discussion Bike fitting
"I agree. Most shops will try to sell you what they've got, rather than what you need. I believe its better to sit on the bike and feel for yourself, you can't test for toe overlap on the internet, nor can you feel how well it will…"
Sep 19, 2011
Darren B replied to Chris Adams's discussion Bike fitting
"What I meant was ideally you want to actually sit on the bike and pedal (even stationary). You can tell if a bike is going to fit from the internet."
Sep 19, 2011

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