Giving up on mail order? Uh. No. Very unlikely.
Sure, you have to wait a bit and it can sometimes go wrong, and there is a bit more hassle with returns but that’s the bit you have to accept to benefit from much better prices, vastly wider choice and availability and convenience.
The alternative is having to wait for the weekend because of my…[Read more]
This interesting chief. I’ve been having the same thought, but I’ve not actioned it. My concern is that it would run hotter than light base and woven windproof (I’m another that rarely uses a mid layer due to heat output.)
What fleeces have you tried?
I’m in the windproof, water resistant jacket and thermal layer camp, with a light duty waterproof in the backpack for if it gets really nasty.
The thermal layer used to be merino, but kind of the point of the windproof approach is acknowledging that you’re going to get wet from either rain or sweat, but you can dry out pretty quickly, especially…[Read more]
You will be off setting your pedals by 2.5mm if you use another spacer. This may or may not be an issue from a biomechanical perspective.
I didn’t get enough time to work out if it was a real problem because I found there wasn’t enough axle for the non drive side crank pinch bolt to secure against, and it kept sliding off the end of the crank…[Read more]