Went for these XL's after seeing my mates normal superstar grips. Wanted to try my first lockon's after getting carbon bars too. The XL fits my hand size nicely, and the colour options meant i could colour miss-match to my hearts content!!
Shimano Zee brakes
Avid HS1 200/180mm rotors (F/R)
originally came with Shimano Resin without radiators
In short, they were just as good as the original Shimano Resins. Strong bite and great modulation on both pads (Superstar Kevlar and Shimano Resin), silent in most conditions (see below).
Rode them in winter, mud and now in dry hot weather. Excellent performance in all condit
Ordered Tuesday delivered Wednesday - free! superb service again.
This bearing will need renewing annually if you ride a lot, no amount of lubing, regreasing and maintenance will stop all the dirt, water and crap getting into this bearing. It is direct line of fire.
This bearing is a direct replacement for the bottom FSA bearing I had in my Trek 9.7 2011 (carbon frame) with Fox 32 Talas tapered
AM carbon rims on Tesla evo hubs laced with CX spokes. Wow!! Just fitted in place of lighter alloy wheel set on same hubs. They are 70g grams heavier but feel lighter and run even faster. Should have bought these a year ago. Can't believe the improvement in ride quality in all areas, hub pick up is brilliant. Don't waste your money on Hope hoops get tesla switch your choice of rim. After a visit t
Good in summer but appalling in winter. DO NOT BUY IF RIDING IN WET/MUDDY CONDITIONS as they wore out in less that one ride when it was muddy. However I would rate in the summer as they last for a decent time in dry conditions.
Almost killed my Blue Pig.
This skewer has very little clamping force compared to a decent one. New build, I'd checked the skewer was tight before we set off, and on a gentle climb my bike spat the back wheel out, twisting the area of plate around the brake side dropout. Luckily the frame is steel, but it took an hour from my LBS then an extra hour of tweaking from me to get the frame true with