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PostPosted: Sun Oct 27, 2013 1:44 am 
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djm wrote:
Elite has a "thermos", an insulated bottle, crafted with much the same design as this tool case bottle.



I have the nano gel bottles... they are pretty good for keeping stuff cold.


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 27, 2013 1:45 am 
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Back to topic, I ordered a :

1. Wahoo Kickr
2. Campy freehub for wahoo kickr


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PostPosted: Sun Oct 27, 2013 9:22 am 
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 29, 2013 10:41 am 
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Since it's nearly my birthday, I thought I'd order a few things to ensure they arrive in time.

25mm wide Carbon Clinchers
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Cassette, chain, rim tape and valve extenders for the wheels

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Something to keep my head toasty in the coming cold months
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PostPosted: Tue Oct 29, 2013 3:59 pm 
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Picked up a Wahoo Kickr, should be interesting to compare against the Kurt Kinetic Road Machine.


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Which spokes are those, Wingnut?


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Spokes: Sapim CX-Ray...purchased the wheels from Wiggle at a great price to replace my old, tired training wheels...

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 30, 2013 11:13 am 
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Look great imo, does the black come off in time do you know, or are they anodised or similar?


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Black spokes have been around long enough; generally they last as long as the rim....

The spokes that come in the prebuilt hopes tend to be a bit fragile. Not sure if it's a tension or poor quality spoke problem...

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 31, 2013 12:57 am 
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The Hope wheels I purchased weren't available from stock, so my thought is they were assembled upon my purchase/request as I had to wait a few weeks.

My understanding is that black spokes can be noisy due to the coating. They seem pretty good but I'll find out on my first ride today...

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i personally wouldn't worry about black spokes being noisy, but what I wouldn't want is for the black to come off after a while.

The black CX-Rays are available either oxidised or (black) chromed apparently. Do you know which version you bought Wingnut?


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