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    18 January 2011
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 Endura FS260 Pro Jetstream Jersey
Endura FS260 Pro Jetstream Jersey
This is a racing jersey with a twist, the inclusion of windproof front and arm panels offering added protection on cooler race days. High wicking rear panels ensure warm, moist air can escape so you remain super comfortable at high speeds.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
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Quality jersey
Posted13 April 2020
fromRotorua
Country : New Zealand
Age : 55-64
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
Budget : Value for money
" I bought one of these for a ridiculous price (under $30) on Wiggle, Having read the other reviews let me share my view.
Several people have complained about it not breathing due to its windproofing, that is true, Wear it with a base layer, no problem. Really warm on windy days, get too hot, pull down the zip!
Also, there were complaints re. the colour. Yep, had this, if you leave it damp and in the washing machine, there is some colour bleeding from the red to the white. Next wash it disappeared.
Sizing, I am 86kg and 180cm, bought a large and the fit is great.
Plenty of decent sized pockets, including a zipped one. Definitely one of my best jerseys "
Pros: Comfortable, Good Fit, Great Value, High Quality, Lightweight, warm on windy days
Cons: Limited Color Choices
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Whether you lead an active lifestyle or an elite sporting career, the Wiggle Hydration Tabs can help you get the most out of your water and optimise hydration. Available in four great tasting flavours, including two NEW flavours Orange and Strawberry!
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
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Pick the flavour that you like
Posted23 March 2020
fromRotorua
Country : New Zealand
Age : 55-64
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
Budget : Value for money
" The orange is pleasant, the lemon isn't as nice. Now going to experiment with the others "
Pros: Great Value
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 DeFeet Aireator Tall Italia Socks
DeFeet Aireator Tall Italia Socks
The original Aireator® is the sock that launched DeFeet. The Aireator's mesh weave top allows great airflow, keeping you ventilated during exercise. With an Italian flag styling.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
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Nice socks
Posted11 March 2018
fromRotorua
Country : New Zealand
Age : 45-54
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
" These socks weren't the cheapest, but they feel very comfortable and have washed very well "
Pros: Comfortable, Good Fit, High Quality
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Speed, traction and puncture protection for high paced road cycling in challenging conditions. Prime Armour Road tyres feature a fast rolling slick centre tread, lightweight 120TPI casing, a Kevlar breaker and full nylon reinforcement.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
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Not as grippy as the Prime
Posted10 June 2016
fromRotorua
Country : New Zealand
Age : 45-54
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
" I bought a pair of these after my first experience with the Lifeline Prime Racer tyres (the other model for roadies).
I really like the Prime and found the 60 durometer rubber very grippy. As winter was coming I decided to have a go with the Armour version (as the Racers were out of stock in 25c).
First impressions were that these are Wiggle's Gatorskin clone (like the Racer is the GP4000). Easy to fit - just make sure you find the hard to locate direction arrow. So far no punctures (but I am running sealant in my tubes so may have missed some), and the running surface looks good after 1000km (90kg rider, cr** road surfaces), In fact those little rubber hairs are all still in place.
Grip - these are a 70 durometer, so are a harder compound than the Prime Racer. TBH I don't know why they didn't just add the anti puncture belt and use the same compound; in the wet the 70 compound can be slippy, more than I ever experienced with the other compound.
So, if you want a Gatorskin, but don't want to pay Continental prices buy these. "
Pros: Good Fit, Great Value
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Caffélatex is a truly innovative tyre sealant, successfully used on and off (MTB, cyclocross) road, for tubeless, tubular and inner tube applications. Replacement 1000ml bottle.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
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Used in inner tubes
Posted10 June 2016
fromRotorua
Country : New Zealand
Age : 45-54
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
Budget : Value for money
" After seeing a video on how to use sealant in an inner tube. Tried this in a few tubes and it actually sealed a punctured tube on my trial. After 3 months use I have had no flats, so worth the 30ml I squirted into each tube.
However, this wont work with Lifeline tubes, or others that have non removable valve cores, but works a treat in Conti tubes "
Pros: Durable
+2points
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 Adidas Women's Kanadia 7 TR Shoes (SS16)
Adidas Women's Kanadia 7 TR Shoes (SS16)
One of the most beloved all around trail shoes is back lighter and more comfortable than ever. These women's running shoes are ready for any trail with a high-grip TRAXION™ outsole. They feature a waterproof mud guard and a ventilated mesh upper.
 
Overall rating 
3 / 5
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They have made these shoes cheaper in manufacture
Posted17 February 2016
fromRotorua
Country : New Zealand
Age : 45-54
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
" We used to buy these for my daughter, as she wears them for hockey on Astroturf. She wears orthotics and these shoes USED TO have removable insoles. Now Adidas has decided to cheapen these by glueing the insoles into the shoes, which means they cannot be adjusted. Now changed to Salomen shoes! "
Cons: Unadjustable
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Superior traction and minimal rolling resistance for speed focused cyclists. With a high tack 60a compound, light 120 TPI casing and a tough Kevlar breaker, LifeLine Prime Race Tyres are perfect for road racing, fast club rides and challenging sportives.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
Avg 4 / 5 from
Good value and good grip
Posted17 January 2016
fromRotorua
Country : New Zealand
Age : 45-54
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
" I've used many a tyre, and generally speaking have gone for brand names like Continental, Michelin, Veloflex, Hutchison.
These Wiggle tyre look and feel like a GP4000 - no joke, the 25c's offer excellent grip and reasonable puncture protection. However, like others, I feel the build quality is a little questionable. The first one used was fitted to my rear wheel (90kg rider, riding rough roads) and lasted for 1600km, before it developed a very large kink. This got worse during a 150km ride that involved lots of fast sweeping descents - perhaps the heat affected it? I had a two Clement's do exactly the same thing.
On a GP4000 i'd get closer to 3000km before binning them, so was disappointed, as there was lots of tread left. I am going to persevere with these, thanks to the grip. "
Pros: Great Value
+6points
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The LifeLine 3 Way Allen Key wrench is a fantastic multi sized tool ideal for any mechanic. The LifeLine 3 Way Allen Key Wrench comes with the most common Allen Key sizes (4/5/6mm) all on one handy and durable tool.
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
Avg 5 / 5 from
It's a tool
Posted26 October 2015
fromRotorua
Country : New Zealand
Age : 45-54
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
" It was cheap and does the job! Quite why you need more characters for a review.... "
Pros: Durable, Good Fit, Great Value
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 dhb Active Thermal Long Sleeve Jersey
dhb Active Thermal Long Sleeve Jersey
Suited to beginners, the dhb Active Thermal Long Sleeve Jersey has a relaxed fit, low key styling and is constructed from a warm Roubaix fabric.
 
Overall rating 
4 / 5
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Not as good as the old one
Posted9 August 2015
fromRotorua
Country : New Zealand
Age : 45-54
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
" This one is OK, it is warm enough but is not as good a fit as the previous years model (although it was cheaper). It does the jobs, but lacks the zip pocket of the predecessor. "
Pros: Comfortable, Great Value, Rugged
Cons: Limited Color Choices
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 dhb Vaeon Roubaix Padded Bib Short
dhb Vaeon Roubaix Padded Bib Short
The Vaeon Roubaix leg wear uses a super soft fleecy performance fabric to offer reliable warmth through your Winter rides. (dhb Vaeon Roubaix - replaces dhb PACE Roubaix)
 
Overall rating 
5 / 5
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Nice warm bibs
Posted18 July 2015
fromRotorua
Country : New Zealand
Age : 45-54
Interest : Road Cyclist
Level : Regular
Gender : Male
" Bought the 3/4 padded version for winter. The chamois is very comfy, although the fit is a bit more snug than I am used to (guess that's the fleece lined lycra). They need a good yank up the thighs before placing on your shoulders!
As with most DHB they seem very well made - especially for the price "
Pros: Attractive, Comfortable, Durable, Great Value, High Quality
Cons: Limited Color Choices
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mnbvcxz's Questions
 
 dhb Mono Half Frame Sunglasses
dhb Mono Half Frame Sunglasses
The dhb Mono Half Frame Sunglasses have been designed to deliver maximum comfort combined with maximum functionality, in a lightweight and versatile package
 

Is it possible to have prescrition lenses made to fit these?

9 months ago
by
mnbvcxz
Rotorua
 
Replacement front and side name plates for use with Ultegra STi levers.
 

Compatability?

Hi, can these be fitted to a set of 105, the right one of which has been damaged, or, do you have the 105 nameplates?
7 years, 6 months ago
by
mnbvcxz
Rotorua
 
 Ladies Vizion Contour Capri aw12
Ladies Vizion Contour Capri aw12
Made from PowerLite FabricKey Benefits:Stretch & recovery with a next to skin fitAdditional Information:The excellent stretch and recovery is achieved from the knitted construction along with high elastane content. Therefore Powerlite fabrics offer great freedom of movement and excellent support wit...
 

Leg length

how long are the legs on these? Other models say 3/4 length, but these look similar
7 years, 9 months ago
by
mnbvcxz
Rotorua
 
 Dryline 56 Pannier 2013
Dryline 56 Pannier 2013
Dryline panniers are long established as a great all rounder, ideal for touring,commuting or leisure use.
 

is the price for a pair?

8 years, 8 months ago
by
mnbvcxz
Rotorua
 
 Shimano Ultegra 6600 Original STi Hoods
Shimano Ultegra 6600 Original STi Hoods
Hudz 'Original Enhancement Brake Hoods' started it all. The goal was simple: match the firmness and grip of the best OE hoods while improving the ergonomics.
 

Will these fit a Shimano 105 shifter?

10 years, 1 month ago
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 LifeLine Prime Race Road Tyre
LifeLine Prime Race Road Tyre
Superior traction and minimal rolling resistance for speed focused cyclists. With a high tack 60a compound, light 120 TPI casing and a tough Kevlar breaker, LifeLine Prime Race Tyres are perfect for road racing, fast club rides and challenging sportives.
 

is this a folding tyre?

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Yes
4 years, 11 months ago
by
mnbvcxz
Rotorua
 
 Shimano 105 5701 10 Speed Rear Derailleur
Shimano 105 5701 10 Speed Rear Derailleur
The Shimano 105 5701 10-Speed Rear Derailleur features an advanced wide link design, which offers a crisp and precise shifting performance.
 

Short or medium cage?

Hi, I have a 36/52t crankset with 12-30 ultegra cassette. Which rear derrrailer would I need for this combination
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If it is any help I use a medium cage with a 27 tooth rear and a 53 front. You'd get away with a medium easily.
5 years, 8 months ago
by
mnbvcxz
Rotorua
 
Science in Sport GO Electrolyte is an ideal energy source during sports performance in the heat. Providing a digestible supply of carbohydrates and electrolytes to deliver optimal hydration.
 

Is it possible to ship to Canary Islands?

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I guess they would, they shipped mine to New Zealand!
6 years, 7 months ago
by
mnbvcxz
Rotorua
 
 Shimano 105 5700 10 Speed Shifter Set
Shimano 105 5700 10 Speed Shifter Set
105 Dual Control STi levers, sold as a pair, feature a short-stroke ergonomic design for effortless shifting, ergonomic bracket shape, clean cable routing, giving better operation, lighter steering action and a clean handlebar area.
 

Are these backwards compatible?

My road bike was bought in 2008 with a 105 groupset. Will these still be compatible with it? Thanks.
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The 5700 model is based on the previous incarnation of the ULtegra model. If it is a Shimano 10 speed it should work regardless of front and rear mech (e.g. you can use Ultegra with 105 and vice versa)
6 years, 7 months ago
by
mnbvcxz
Rotorua
 
 Quickview Garmin GPS/Computer Mount
Quickview Garmin GPS/Computer Mount
SRAM delivers an uncomplicated computer mount that‘s easy to install, lightweight, and above all, vibration and slip-free. At only 20 grams, with a single torx T25 bolt, and flexible mounting clasp, it installs quickly, simply and securely.
 

Will it fit with Garmin Edge Touring ?

Looking to buy a Garmin Edge Touring I want to be sure that this product is adapted to that GPS
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If it has the same mount (e.g. rotate through 90 degrees), then it should. I use an Edge 500 (as pictured) and I have about 50mm of clearance between my stem and the computer
7 years, 1 month ago
by
mnbvcxz
Rotorua
 
Science in Sport GO Electrolyte is an ideal energy source during sports performance in the heat. Providing a digestible supply of carbohydrates and electrolytes to deliver optimal hydration.
 

How much powder do you need to use in 1L water?

The 500g tub says it makes 8L (62g/L) but this, 1600g tub claims to make 20L which is (80g/L)... Which is correct?
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I use one scoop in a 650ml bottle and it is strong enough flavour wise, so maybe one and a half for a litre?
7 years, 1 month ago
by
mnbvcxz
Rotorua
 
 Shimano 105 5700 10 Speed Shifter Set
Shimano 105 5700 10 Speed Shifter Set
105 Dual Control STi levers, sold as a pair, feature a short-stroke ergonomic design for effortless shifting, ergonomic bracket shape, clean cable routing, giving better operation, lighter steering action and a clean handlebar area.
 

Hi, would these shifters be compatible with Ultegra 6600 10 speed front and rear derailleurs? Thanks

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I believe they are; all the Shimano gear from 105 to DA (mechanical) use the same amount of cable movement (assuming your Ultegra is 10 speed). One of the mechanics at my LBS said that this years 105 is the same as two year ago's DA and last years Ultegra
8 years, 4 months ago
by
mnbvcxz
Rotorua
 
 dhb Core S Jersey
dhb Core S Jersey
A competitively priced Roubaix jersey for cyclists who are starting out in winter.
 

What season can I wear?

I want to buy a jersey for winter like thermo jersey.
Is it for winter or spring / fall ?
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On a spring day with little wind you'll be OK, or if wearing under a jacket a colder day it should be OK
8 years, 6 months ago
by
mnbvcxz
Rotorua
 
 Ladies Grid Traverse Shoes SS10
Ladies Grid Traverse Shoes SS10
The Grid Traverse is a great update on the Grid Ignition ST. It's one of the only shoes on the market to offer cushioning and support at such a great price. Exclusive to Wiggle, this shoe combines lightweight cushioning and lightweight stability in a package which is difficult to beat for the price. The new version has Grid in the rearfoot and a larger crash pad to absorb impact on landing. It also has a dual density pillar to support the foot throughout the gait cycle, meaning that as your feet tire and start to roll inwards, the shoe will support you and keep you biomechanically efficient. Oh, and all that cushioning means it feels great too!
 

can you tell me how much this shoe weighs? I want to take them as hand luggage on the plane.

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They are very, very light, probably less than 400g for the pair
9 years, 10 months ago
by
mnbvcxz
Rotorua
 
 Mens Aquaflo Tri Suit SS12
Mens Aquaflo Tri Suit SS12
It is fantastic looking suit with superior aero dynamical performance, breathability and balanced compression. With a specification like this it should cost double the asking price!
 

seriously like the sound ofthis product but no size chart. i am 167cm tall weight 64kgs and waist 28-30 what size do i need please

First triathlon
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We got the size (for my 15 year old) from the zone 3 website and found it to be pretty accurate
9 years, 11 months ago
by
mnbvcxz
Rotorua