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    Fulcrum racing 5 lg to reynolds assault slg - would it be worth it/worth the cash?

    I have the Fulcrums now and they're nice, but was looking to splash out a bit on something a little more comfortable and a bit faster. In terms of price the Assault SLG's and the Vision Metron 40's are in the range. They'll be used on high mileage weekend runs, rolling countryside terrain, some...
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    At what point do you consider a route hilly?

    Thanks Weatherby and CAMPYBOB, I read a similar thread from searching Google before and someone said, Hilly = 'number of feet climbed is close to the mileage times 100' People seemed to agree with it generally. Does it seem accurate at all in your experiences, or is it just wishful thinking...
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    At what point do you consider a route hilly?

    Sounds like a silly question on the face of it, and it's relative to a large extent no doubt. But is there a general consensus about how many meters (or ft) of ascent would make a ride hilly? Are grades more important than meters climbed or is meters climbed a good enough indicator? Take a 100...
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    Is it weird to enter 'category' races with an endurance bike?

    I got the Shimano 6800, wasn't really a choice so much as grabbing what was on sale. I really paid a nice price for the bike (£1999). Going to check the crank length when I'm back, wasn't really aware of the different lengths and them being related to performance, thought it was just a fit thing!
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    Planet x, build quality and customer service

    Was looking at their clincher aero wheels this week. Wondering if it was worth it or waiting longer and saving my the Bora's I want. Big price difference but I want to be confident that I can put down everything I have and they'll hold up, and if not then I want them replaced. The Planet X...
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    Is it weird to enter 'category' races with an endurance bike?

    Thanks guys, nice advice there and really was the sort of confirmation I was looking for. Bike's an Infinito CV which for me is a fast bike. Guys around my area are all on Tarmacs and Cervelos and other racy models which sort of put some doubt in my head as they're all more experienced than I...
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    Need advice on some really nice long distance road tyres for the summer

    Nice thanks guys, that's good enough for me. Will give them a shot :)
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    Need advice on some really nice long distance road tyres for the summer

    I was looking at the Continental Grand Prix 4000S II as they have lots of good reviews. Currently I have some Vittoria Rubino Pro Slicks and people say they're pants. They're the only tyres I've had on this bike so I've nothing to compare them to. Planning on a lot of miles this summer and...
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    Is it weird to enter 'category' races with an endurance bike?

    Really newb question this, but as someone completely new to the scene and considering getting a bit fitter and entering a category 4 race, I was wondering if I'd be snarked at for using an endurance bike. It's all I have and have no intention of buying something racier (my bike is already way...
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    Name this bottle cage

    Read this last week but couldn't say thanks, had an endless browser loop. Appreciate the insight!
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    Name this bottle cage

    Don't suppose anyone kn I love you guys. Thanks a mil! Wish I'd just came here in the first place, would have saved me hours today! Is there a reason why some pros or any experienced rider would choose traditional bars like that instead of something more modern or is it an aesthetic thing?
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    Name this bottle cage

    Feel bad making a thread just for this, but I'm done searching for it. Really want these bottle cages but I can't spot them anywhere. Long shot but maybe a more seasoned cyclist will know! (Don't suppose anyone can tell what the bars are by looking at them either?)
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    Which Would You Buy Between The Cannondale Synapse 105 5 (2015) And The Liv Avail Advanced 2 (2016)?

    Thanks for the replies, value every one! Very helpful. She's now got another bike on her radar to complicate things further.. http://www.evanscycles.com/products/bmc/granfondo-gf02-carbon-105-tiagra-2015-road-bike-ec072427 It's not women's specific, but they do a frame that's small enough for...
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    Which Would You Buy Between The Cannondale Synapse 105 5 (2015) And The Liv Avail Advanced 2 (2016)?

    Buying a bike for the other half and we're stuck between two bikes (she likes both). Cannondale Synapse Carbon 105 5 Women's...