Bought these on Bonktown and love them. Large fits snugly, like a glove so to speak. Tried them out on a 75 mile ride the first day and they held up great. I usually wear long fingered gloves to protect my piano playing hands, but these were definitely cooler, temperature wise. Highly recommended.
Gotta have one of these if you are going to change your own back rim or cassette. No problem first time out, easy to understand and use.
Bought this for my daughter at UF. Works like a charm. Great deal for a fine lock.
I have really enjoyed my interchangeable sunglasses. I use the light colored lens in the morning before the sun comes up and the darker ones for organized rides. The lighter ones keep the bugs out of my eyes. They are very comfortable and the sweat does not run down the lens. Best pair of sunglasses I have owned.
I went from the SRAM Rival to these. The upgrade was worth every penny. These brake better and the shifting is much more precise. I would not hesitate to install these again. Highly recommended.
I have been riding these for at least 3,000 miles and they are still going strong. No problems at all. I have fallen a couple times and they get a little scraped up, but no big tears and really barely noticeable. Highly recommended.
These seem almost as fast as the Pro Race 3 tires and wear a lot better. Been riding these for 1,000 miles now and no flats. Definitely recommended.
There is no mention in the literature of using these with a mountain bike. The cantilever brakes have a different mounting system than these, which have a single mounting bolt. Does your bike have the correct mounting position for these? There is 40mm - 50mm of adjustment up and down on the brake pads, but I would be worried about fitting the tire and rim between the pads. A standard road tire is 23mm and yours is about 28mm. You can always click on the live chat button at the top right hand corner of this page and ask the gear experts. RealCyclist has a 30 day no questions asked money back return policy, so you could always try them out and return them if they did not work.
That is an open ended question. It depends on your riding style, your maintenance habits, who installs it for you, there are many factors. However, the lighter the chain, the less material holding it together, you do the math. I cleaned my dura-ace chain once a week and relubed with a wax based lubricant. I broke it at 2,000 miles. (on mile 147 of a 150 mile ride) I had it measured just before that ride and my LBS told me that I wasn't even close to needing a new chain. I have a couple hundred miles on a new Ultegra chain and so far so good. If you spin faster, a lighter chain would be OK. If you pedal hard and slow, you may want more steel in your chain. Be sure to do frequent inspections and cleanings. If you want to remove it for easy maintenance, I think the Whipperman is one of the few options left.
You will notice thay are not called power links any more. The SRAM variety is no longer reuseable. They recommend replacing the Powerlock link every time you remove the chain.
Not better, just different. If you are looking for something to match your Brooks saddle, these are the ticket.
No, they are not compatable. The 2 hole shoes are typically MTB shoes and the 3 hole are typically road shoes. There are adaptors and always exceptions, but that is the general rule.
I agree with Cory, wear your helmet hair proudly!!
43 in the Sidi would be a size 9 in the Huez. If it isn't a perfect fit, RealCyclist has a 30 day no questions asked return policy!!
Yes, they are on the outside. Check this link: http://www.zipp.com/wheels/detail.php?ID=5
Here are some links to orange tape, I think the last one is closest to "blaze"
There is also a composite material where the cleat contacts the pedal and the back of the pedal where you clip in. I have about 2,000 miles on mine and they don't appear to have excessive wear.
I just have the Super Blinky (superflash) tail light. It is amazing. Cars give me noticeably more room now. The batteries seem to last forever. I do most of my riding in the morning before the sun comes up so this is a must have item. Highly Recommended!!