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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 11:05 pm 
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Rob81 wrote:
Pioneer display (ANT+ afaik)


is that a bungy cord i see? no faith in their own mounts just yet?

other than that, it does look quite nice...


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 11:27 pm 
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Garmin has a cord too for 510 and 810 models
many units died in past due to faulty system to lock them to the stem/other position

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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 11:34 pm 
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Rob81 wrote:
Garmin has a cord too for 510 and 810 models
many units died in past due to faulty system to lock them to the stem/other position
Not the 810, well at least not mine.


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PostPosted: Mon Mar 04, 2013 11:38 pm 
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Rob81 wrote:
Garmin has a cord too for 510 and 810 models
many units died in past due to faulty system to lock them to the stem/other position

They did? News to me, and I stock them! The original mount for the 205/305/705 was delicate but the 200/500/800 quarter turn mount is perfectly secure.


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The plastic tabs have broken off the back of approximately five Edge 500's owned by either me or those I know. Failure rate is close to 100%.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 12:05 am 
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ultimobici wrote:
Rob81 wrote:
Garmin has a cord too for 510 and 810 models
many units died in past due to faulty system to lock them to the stem/other position

They did? News to me, and I stock them! The original mount for the 205/305/705 was delicate but the 200/500/800 quarter turn mount is perfectly secure.


Click on "In The Box" :)
https://buy.garmin.com/shop/shop.do?pID=112885


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 4:56 am 
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For those interested we have a 50 page WorldTour bike feature in the new edition of RIDE, as well as our usual six bikes reviewed. We measured, weighted and photographed a bike from every team at the TDU. Most teams we also interviewed a mechanic or designer...

This is the first time we have attempted something on this scale and I am interested to know what everyone's thoughts are.
http://www.zinio.com/pages/RIDECyclingR ... 5809/pg-90

http://www.ridemedia.com.au/?p=8872


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PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 3:04 pm 
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I bought it last night. Haven't read all of it. Definitely cool to compare the setups of people the same height as me. What struck me as most odd were differences in seat height between Velits at like 788mm and the AG2R rider at like 820mm.

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 4:40 pm 
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tobyinsydney wrote:
This is the first time we have attempted something on this scale and I am interested to know what everyone's thoughts are.
http://www.zinio.com/pages/RIDECyclingR ... 5809/pg-90" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

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great job toby! it was a good read.

interesting that lloyd's setup has changed since this setup and also that in RIDE his drop is listed at 37mm (?) that surely couldn't be right.
http://www.cyclingnews.com/features/pro ... cultura-sl

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How well does the rear brake perform when it's located here in the rain?

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PostPosted: Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:26 pm 
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Nathan... those were the numbers for Matty's drop as we measured them. He is very small!


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Giro ATMOS helmet for Menchov at Paris Nice (a souvenir from his Rabo days?)
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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 1:44 am 
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tobyinsydney wrote:
Nathan... those were the numbers for Matty's drop as we measured them. He is very small!

Here is his bike as profiled by Bike Radar; that drop looks like a lot more than 3.7 cm:

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They listed it as 10.5 cm.

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PostPosted: Wed Mar 06, 2013 2:51 am 
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That's not the set-up we shot... As provided to us it had a set-back post. The mechanic was messing around with it at the time.

Still I think our measurement is off now that I consider it!


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when you measured seat height did you measure along the seat tube or to what point did you measure

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