Username or Email Address
Do you already have an account?
Forgot your password?
  • Log in or Sign up

    VWVortex


    Search:

    Type: Posts; User: the brit

    Page 1 of 13 1 2 3 4

    Search: Search took 0.51 seconds.

    1. Thanks! I mounted the tires temporarily to get...

      Thanks! I mounted the tires temporarily to get the wheels on and the 'arches' filled for the event last weekend :)
    2. Some are willing to as part of a race program...

      Some are willing to as part of a race program etc, but then the chassis is considered a race vehicle and would need to enter the country under a specific race qualification and cannot be imported as...
    3. Thanks!! These wheels were a bit of...

      Thanks!!



      These wheels were a bit of surprise personally to be honest - we have known for months that Fifteen52 was sending us wheels for the show, which I just assumed would be a 'normal' set...
    4. I got a awesome delivery yesterday from the guys...

      I got a awesome delivery yesterday from the guys at Fifteen52, just in time for Waterfest! The wheels are the not-yet-released Tarmac R43, with a design collaborated with Ken Block and as seen on his...
    5. Sad but hopefully positive in the long run news...

      Sad but hopefully positive in the long run news about Ivan Basso, who discovered testicular cancer via a small pain caused in a stage 5 crash. He has left the tour to start treatment.
      ...
    6. Replies
      20
      Views
      1,171

      Cool, thanks, that's the main thing I worry about...

      Cool, thanks, that's the main thing I worry about with them. Even with a standard walmart thick air mattress I have trouble being comfortable.




      I normally sleep exclusively on a neck support...
    7. Replies
      5,837
      Views
      511,454

      I rode up and did The Derby in Trexlertown. It...

      I rode up and did The Derby in Trexlertown. It was a sore day for my legs.

      89.4mi Distance
      5:20:09 Moving Time
      4,662ft Elevation
      Avg Speed 16.8mi/h
      Max Speed 44.5mi/h
      Elapsed Time 6:00:01...
    8. The rest of the tour is going to get crazy....

      The rest of the tour is going to get crazy. There's barely a flat stage until Paris.

      Here's the diabolical route that I had planned for my trip, which I'm going to have to change up a bit now. The...
    9. Replies
      36
      Views
      2,876

      Thread title changed from Jimmy to Jimny, because...

      Thread title changed from Jimmy to Jimny, because OCD.
    10. Here's what we've been working on this week (full...

      Here's what we've been working on this week (full update to come in next weeks editorial update, but I want to keep the build thread going with a bit more detail..) :)

      We pulled off the suspension...
    11. Replies
      20
      Views
      1,171

      When you turn on your side, can you feel the...

      When you turn on your side, can you feel the ground on your hip? That's the main test for me.
    12. Crazy stuff. You're right that EQS hasn't had a...

      Crazy stuff. You're right that EQS hasn't had a single day without drama so far. Neither has the Tour in general...!
    13. Replies
      20
      Views
      1,171

      Please do, it looks pretty interesting! I've...

      Please do, it looks pretty interesting!


      I've been thinking about a Klymit Static V2 Inflatable Sleeping Pad..: http://www.amazon.com/Klymit-Static-Inflatable-Sleeping-Pad/dp/B00LGAQ6LK
    14. www.cyclingtorrents.nl The race is uploaded...

      www.cyclingtorrents.nl

      The race is uploaded around 3pm usually, and highlights are uploaded by the early evening US time, with enough seeders to make it a 5 minute download. The site only allows...
    15. Replies
      20
      Views
      1,171

      I have a lightweight hammock with built in bug...

      I have a lightweight hammock with built in bug net, but I haven't had great success getting a good nights sleep in it.

      There seems to be a learning curve with rope tension, angle of sleeping, and...
    16. I've been able to attend a grand tour for the...

      I've been able to attend a grand tour for the last few years. TdF was last in 2103 and it was the Vuelta last year. This year I already had the Vuelta planned again, and got lucky that I needed to be...
    17. Replies
      67
      Views
      2,896

      Trek will make it any colour you want with...

      Trek will make it any colour you want with project one, but last year every top of the range off the shelf build has been flat black.
    18. Replies
      67
      Views
      2,896

      WHY IS EVERY BIKE FLAT BLACK?! DEAR ROAD BIKE...

      WHY IS EVERY BIKE FLAT BLACK?! DEAR ROAD BIKE INDUSTRY (excluding France): PLEASE STOP IT!
    19. Just booked a trip to go to the last few mountain...

      Just booked a trip to go to the last few mountain stages. I'll be sleeping on Alpe d'Huez most likely, and am taking my bike for sure :)
    20. Yeah, he always rides the Domane, albeit it in...

      Yeah, he always rides the Domane, albeit it in the special extra-PRO frame shape, and with mechanical Dura-Ace.
    Results 1 to 20 of 250
    Page 1 of 13 1 2 3 4