Posted on: February 13, 2009
matt_outandabout said on February 13, 2009
I like blue more than green…
Is that a PURPLE headset – dibbs on it please.
nickc said on February 13, 2009
Oh no, I want that purple headset….going to eat worms now…
speaker2animals said on February 13, 2009
I have to say I’m a big fan of 46cm wide road bars (as on my Planet X). I might even go for a 48 if there was such a beast (and not a X-cross type where drops are wider than tops).
I certainly think that with the growth of sportive rides that road component companies should look at 46 and 48s for added comfort for riders. who knows even “big” racers might like a wide bar?
Teetosugars said on February 13, 2009
I run 46cm Bell Laps on my CX- I can’t reccomend them highly enough…
shortcut said on February 13, 2009
Nice coffee machine. I could do with one of those!
jojoA1 said on February 13, 2009
Ooh, send me something girly if you’ve got anything going spare… Matt perhaps? 😉
MrNutt said on February 13, 2009
bottomless port-a-filter eh? how do you get on with it?
AndyPaice said on February 14, 2009
What’s special about the RP23? is it a longer than usually available model for ‘bigger’ bikes?
Ed-O said on February 14, 2009
Is that Ed Oxley in the p*sspot helmet?
muddyfox courier said on February 14, 2009
I’ll be interested to see what you think about the super4.
Got one in my ‘demo’ collection.
I’d still probably get a meta, but that said ,it doesnt feel shortchanged.
Tracker1972 said on February 15, 2009
If that headset on the left is a zero stack thing, and you don’t need a zero stack thing, but you do want a quick review from a low budget MTB-er of a zero stack thing, then get in touch. Would be more than happy to oblige!
(could scrape the gravel/loose bearings out of the rusty pit that is my current finely tuned setup then)
chipps said on February 16, 2009
The headset on the left is for 1.5 headtubes so that you can run a regular 1.125in steerer, but with super low stack height – what most chunky headtube bikes seem to be doing rather than running a full 1.5 fork. I think it already has a home on one of our regular test bikes, but if not we’ll keep you in mind…
Tracker1972 said on February 17, 2009
Thanks Chipps but what I would need is a Cane Creek “Zero Stack” not “one.point.five”. Or “Integral” as Hope would have it, or semi-integrated as others would have it… Standards eh!
So anyway, it might not fit 🙂
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