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    6 August 2009
  • Last Review
    23 October 2015
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    29 July 2009
  • Last Question
    8 November 2013
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    6 August 2009
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 Shimano XTR M9000/9020 Single Retention Chainring
Shimano XTR M9000/9020 Single Retention Chainring
This chainring features the Dynamic Chain Engagement (DCE) system. This is designed to hold the chain and help prevent chain jump out. This is achieved by using a broader and taller tooth profile in conjunction with a special hooked leading edge.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
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You need a few extras with this
Posted23 October 2015
fromGisborne, New Zealand
Country : New Zealand
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
Budget : Quality first
" This chainring will run on the xtr Race crankset which can run either 1 x 11 or 2 x 1. The race crankset runs a much narrower chain line, not sure if it will run on the xtr trail crankset with a wider chain line. In addition to this chain ring you will need to purchase the 1 x 11 crank bolt and nut set as the 2 x 11 nuts and bolts will not work. The bolt and nut set for the 1 x 11 are very expensive. "
Cons: needs more information
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Overall rating 
4 / 5
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Just as expected
Posted9 February 2015
fromGisborne, New Zealand
Country : New Zealand
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
" performs well, value for money at the purchased price. Looks ok. "
Pros: Great Value, Adjustable, Lightweight, Good Fit
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For fast and efficient maintenance, the Cyclone Chain Scrubber CM-5.2 will work hard and smart to get your links gleaming for the best possible performance, clean after clean.
 
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4 / 5
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Too easy . . .
Posted9 February 2015
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fromGisborne, New Zealand
Country : New Zealand
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
" Nice clean chains, no mess, no fuss. Should have started using one of these years ago. Simple to use with hot water with some dish detergent. "
Pros: Great Value
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 Power Long Finger Gloves
Power Long Finger Gloves
Full finger gloves for insulation on cooler spring days and early morning starts. Gore Power gloves feature a ventilated mesh back, gel padded palm for vibration absorption and silicone print on the fingers for grip on the brake levers.
 
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4 / 5
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smart gloves
Posted17 June 2013
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fromGisborne, New Zealand
Country : New Zealand
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
" purchased these gloves after reading reviews from previous purchase. nice snug fit, lots of dexterity, smart color and nice weight.
Suit our "winter" riding conditions as it is not that cold. I would expect them to be a little too light weight for sub zero temps though.
17 days door to door, shipping service a bit average though. "
Pros: Great Value, Comfortable, Good Fit
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With smaller, sleeker hoods, the 11-speed compatible ST-9001 STI units deliver improved ergonomics for better rider comfort and control, with reduced lever stroke and lighter action.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
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Sideways Move
Posted10 March 2013
fromGisborne, New Zealand
Country : New Zealand
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
" Went from Dura Ace Di2 to these Dura Ace 9000 mechanical, pretty much a so so sort of change.
Not really a step forward. Quality and set up was good and it certainly is a superior product than Dura Ace 7900 mechanical.
"
Pros: Attractive, Comfortable, High Quality, Adjustable, Lightweight, Good Fit
Cons: Expensive
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 Vittoria Road Inner Tube Pack Of 10
Vittoria Road Inner Tube Pack Of 10
Pack of 10 inner tubes. The Vittoria road inner tube is a must have cycling essential for 700c bike wheels. Medium weight road inner tube with 2 valve length choices, 42mm or 51mm for deeper section rims.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
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choice of inners
Posted15 February 2013
fromGisborne, New Zealand
Country : New Zealand
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
" Love these as the removable cores mean I can throw on extenders for my 66's and 90 mm rims and plae the core on the end of the extender.
10 pack buys make it so easy to always have a good supply. "
Pros: Great Value, Adjustable
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 Shimano Dura Ace 9010 Direct Mount Brake Caliper
Shimano Dura Ace 9010 Direct Mount Brake Caliper
These brakes, sold individually, have been specifically designed for aero applications and are direct mount fitting. Long, fast descents demand confidence and Dura-Ace brakes deliver. Also available with conventional mount.
 
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Top Shelf
Posted9 February 2013
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fromGisborne, New Zealand
Country : New Zealand
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
Budget : Pro Performance
" This is one amazing piece of Dura Ace group set. Fitted up nicely to a Trek 7 Series Madone frame. Looks great and works a dream. So much smoother and more modulated than the OEM Bontrager direct mount brakes (which now feel very very average).
Nice work on actually having stock! "
Pros: Attractive, High Quality, Lightweight, Good Fit
Cons: Expensive
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Super lightweight 10-speed cassette with a rigid alloy carrier for excellent shifting even under the most demanding gear changes.
 
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5 / 5
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Nothing wrong with Dura Ace
Posted23 November 2012
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fromGisborne, New Zealand
Country : New Zealand
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
Budget : Quality first
" Nothing wrong with the product, was just shipped the incorrect casette as packaging did not match description inside. Product was returned and credit had to be given as what i want is not in stock. "
Pros: High Quality, Lightweight
Cons: Expensive, Wears Out Easily
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 Electrolyte Brew Box Of 16
Electrolyte Brew Box Of 16
When you work out you sweat more than just water. So when you drink you gotta have a special Brew with the right amounts of sodium, potassium and carbohydrates to bring your system back into balance.
 
Overall rating 
1 / 5
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Not What Expected
Posted14 November 2012
fromGisborne, New Zealand
Country : New Zealand
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
Budget : Quality first
" I thought I had ordered 16 tubes of 12 tablets, in the end I waited months for a product that was expensive for what it is. Must pay more attention next time.
This is only 16 bottles worth of product "
Cons: Expensive, waited far too long as out of stock
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 RadioShack Nissan Elite Bib Short - 2012
RadioShack Nissan Elite Bib Short - 2012
Pro level Bib shorts developed for the world class riders of the Radio Shack Nissan Trek team, with ground breaking Aero dynamic performance and bold graphics.
 
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3 / 5
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Great expectatins, but a bit of a let down
Posted8 August 2012
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fromGisborne, New Zealand
Country : New Zealand
Age : 35-44
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
Budget : Quality first
" Sizing is way funny, I ordered an XL and they fitted very nice in length and girth, but the leg grippers were just way to tight.
Exchanged them for an XXL and the leg grippers were still way too tight and the rest of the bib short very baggy.
They also have such a massive chamois it feels like wearing a nappy! "
Pros: Attractive, High Quality, Lightweight
Cons: Expensive, Poor Fit
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titaniumkiwi's Questions
 
The Chain Checker CC-2 is a great device for determining if you need to replace your chain or rear cog, by accurately measuring the wear and stretch of any chain.
 

Will this work on an 11 speed chain?

Such as Dura Ace 9000 / Ulterra 6800 . .

Thanks
6 years, 6 months ago
by
titaniumkiwi
Gisborne, New Zealand
 
 Powertap Freehub Body (15mm Axle)
Powertap Freehub Body (15mm Axle)
Freehub Body for 15mm axle Powertap Hub and Wheel systems. Replace your existing freehub body or change between Shimano and Campagnolo.
 

11 Speed Shimano Compatible

Hi There is your current stock now Shimano 11 speed compatible?
Thanks in advance for your prompt response.
6 years, 10 months ago
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titaniumkiwi
Gisborne, New Zealand
 
 808 Front Wheel
808 Front Wheel
The 808 is a proven winner in triathlons and time trials, and an up-and-comer in road racing worldwide. The 2009 model sports a faster, stiffer rim shape.
 

carbon or aluminium braking surface

Hi Picture shows a carbon braking strip? is this correct?

Thanks
7 years, 2 months ago
by
titaniumkiwi
Gisborne, New Zealand
 
 Shimano Dura Ace / XTR 9000 11 Speed Chain (114 Links)
Shimano Dura Ace / XTR 9000 11 Speed Chain (114 Links)
The new symmetrical 11-speed Dura-Ace / XTR chain uses hollow pins for low weight, PTFE coating for smooth shifts and offers increased durability. This is the same chain as used for Dura-ace and XTR groupsets
 

11 speed connex / kmc connector?

Hi there, is an 11 speed reusable connector available that is compatible with the DA9000 chain?
7 years, 2 months ago
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titaniumkiwi
Gisborne, New Zealand
 
The Flash Pro, featuring Swisstop's Yellow King compound, offers the best braking performance in all conditions and designed solely for carbon wheels. Excellent stopping power wet and dry with superior modulation and low pad wear rates.
 

Carbon Rims

Hi There, are these pads ok to use on Reynolds carbon rims such as the Element disc?
 
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10 years, 2 months ago
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titaniumkiwi
Gisborne, New Zealand
 
 Dura Ace 7900 Flightdeck Display Unit
Dura Ace 7900 Flightdeck Display Unit
Shimano Dura-Ace 7900 Flightdeck display is an advanced cycle computer for scientific analysis of your riding.
 

What will a full SC7900 kit cost?

what will you need to purchase with this head unit to make flight deck work?

What additional cost?
10 years, 8 months ago
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titaniumkiwi
Gisborne, New Zealand
 
 Shimano Ultegra 6500 9 Speed Road Cassette
Shimano Ultegra 6500 9 Speed Road Cassette
Top quality, lightweight cassette for use with any 9 speed Shimano gear systems
 

Is this cassette compatible with the M975 XTR free hub?

10 years, 9 months ago
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titaniumkiwi
 
titaniumkiwi's Answers
 
Elite road riders demand the best and Dura-Ace components are precision engineered for ultimate performance and durability.
 

Is a cassette spacer included?

DA9000 is designed for 11 speed rear cassette. Does this rear hub come with the spacer to mount 10 speed cassettes?
Mine arrived with the OEM spacer for 8/9/10 speed compatibility
6 years, 10 months ago
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titaniumkiwi
Gisborne, New Zealand
 
Elite road riders demand the best and Dura-Ace components are precision engineered for ultimate performance and durability.
 

What are the hub dimensions?

Center to flange (Right and Left)?
Spoke circle (Right and Left)?
Best answer
Rear
Left Center To Flange: 36.5mm Right Center To Flange: 16.5mm
Spoke Holes PCD : 44 mm (Non drive side) / 45 mm (drive side)
Holes: 24

Front
9000 Front hub :
Spoke Holes PCD : 38 mm
Flange distance : 74.0 mm
6 years, 10 months ago
by
titaniumkiwi
Gisborne, New Zealand
 
Super lightweight 10-speed cassette with a rigid alloy carrier for excellent shifting even under the most demanding gear changes.
 

I have a shimano 105 group with 12-25 casette, can I change to dura ace 7900 casette with 11-28 or 12-27?

Yes you can swap 10 speed 105, ultegra and dura ace casettes
7 years, 6 months ago
by
titaniumkiwi
Gisborne, New Zealand
 
 Garmin Edge 800 GPS Performance Bundle
Garmin Edge 800 GPS Performance Bundle
Make the most of every ride with Edge® 800 - the ultimate touchscreen GPS bike computer for training, touring and on the trail.
 

Garmin Edge 800 Color and map

as I check prevous question,the GPS does not come with map.OK,.Can you install map (Japan)
of course I can pay some additional charges?

also the color only we can pucharse white..

Waiting for your reply
Mine came in blue / black look.

Maps are easily installed on a mini sd card. Easy to purchase locally in your country. I did for New Zealand.

Hope this helps
8 years, 8 months ago
by
titaniumkiwi
Gisborne, New Zealand
 
 Polar CS Speed Sensor
Polar CS Speed Sensor
Polar Speed sensor compatible with the CS100, CS200, CS300, CS400 Polar bike computers.
 

Is this compatible with CS300

Just purchased this but the packaging only mentions CS100, 200 and 400. No mention of CS300. I need to know before I open the packaging as I will be returning if not.
yes
9 years, 3 months ago
by
titaniumkiwi
Gisborne, New Zealand
 
 Dura Ace 7850 Carbon Laminate Clincher Wheel Set
Dura Ace 7850 Carbon Laminate Clincher Wheel Set
The WH7850 CL Carbon Laminate wheel earn the Dura-Ace pedigree and are designed to complement any of their 10-speed groupset whilst meeting pro road race criteria.
 

Dura Ace 7850 wheelset..

what is the weight of Shimano Dura Ace WH 7850 laminated clincher wheel set?
1380 grams, weighed mine and they came in slightly under that.
10 years, 9 months ago
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titaniumkiwi
Gisborne, New Zealand