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    Best Handlebar Tape?

    Thanks campybob, which fizik is the best?
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    Best Handlebar Tape?

    Thinking about Fizik Performance tape.
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    Best Handlebar Tape?

    Looking for black handlebar tape, needs to retain grip in the wet. What's the best out there? Cheers
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    Installing Headset on Carbon Bike - Should I Use Grease?

    thanks both, lightly greased in the end..
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    Road Wheels: Mavic Ksyrium SLR or Shimano Dura Ace C24?

    Thanks everyone for the advice. CampyBob do those kits to replace the bushings work? They seem the best idea if I'm honest but wondered if you had fitted or had experience of using these? What do folks think about going down the custom route as an alternative - Pancenti SL23rims on DT Swiss...
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    Road Wheels: Mavic Ksyrium SLR or Shimano Dura Ace C24?

    Thanks for the reply. What do you mean by:"The cassette body is poor design, granted, but once you get int the habit of its annual overhaul, it's no big deal"? What sort of overhaul is necessary?
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    Road Wheels: Mavic Ksyrium SLR or Shimano Dura Ace C24?

    Which would you choose if you were offered a choice? Will be used for training/riding for fun in the hills/mountains. Cheers for any help.
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    Installing Headset on Carbon Bike - Should I Use Grease?

    Hi everyone, I have an Specialized S Works SL4 and am just about to fit a new headset. I wondered what was recommended about the use of grease on the cup/headtube interface? Is this to be left dry as the contact is metal to carbon? It would seem to make sense to grease the metal race on the...