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Introduction

One of the most contentious and highly subjective subjects commonly found on bicycling blogs are gear reviews. They are often nothing more than personal preferences based upon unique experiences using individual products. Well dear reader, I will offer you nothing more than my highly opinionated reports based upon my very limited and unprofessional experience with just the stuff I have.

2015 Parts & Repairs


November 2015

PARTS
Type Description Price
Bottom Bracket Shimano XT-SLX BB70 Hollowtech II Bottom Bracket £10.49
Chain Shimano XT HG93 9 Speed Chain;
Color: Silver, Option: 114 Links
£12.49
Jockey Wheels Shimano Jockey Wheels; Option: Pair - Ultegra RD-6700 £14.99
Brake Blocks Clarks 72mm Replacement Cartridge (£4.49 x 2) £8.98

Shimano Jockey Wheels
Clarks 72mm Replacement Cartridges

Shimano XT HG93 9 Speed Chain



August 2015

PARTS
Type Description Price
Tyres Continental Touring Plus Bike Tyre; Wheel Size: 700c, Width: 32c, Size: 42mm Valve, Valve: Presta
(£18.99 x 2)
£37.98
Tubes Continental Tour 28 All Tube; Wheel Size: 700c, Width: 32c (£3.99 x 2) £6.98
Brake Blocks Clarks 72mm Replacement Cartridge (£4.49 x 2) £8.98
Computer Garmin Edge Touring Plus GPS Bike Computer with Preloaded Cycle Maps and Points of Interest £139.95

Garmin Edge Touring Plus GPS Bike Computer



June 2015

PARTS
Type Description Price
Chain KMC X9 93 9 Speed Chain;
Color: Silver, Option: 114 Links
£15.99
Light B + M Toplight Flat S Permanent Battery Back Light £10.70

B + M Toplight Flat S Permanent
Battery Back Light
KMC X9 93 9 Speed Chain



February 2015

PARTS
Type Description Price
Wheels · rims: Mavic A 719, 36 hole
· front hub: Shimano LX DH-T670 hub dynamo, 36 hole
· rear hub: Shimano LX FH-T670, 36 hole
· spokes: DT Swiss Champion, silver
· nipples: DT Swiss Double Square, brass (item no. 2043221): square head at both ends of the nipple (for screwing the nipple from the side of the rim bed you need Park Tool SW-16, item no. 2010296, because the nipple does not have a slotted head)
· hub width: 100 mm / 135 mm
· incl. quick release skewers, overvoltage protection, plug (pair)
£135.75
Light B + M Lumotec IQ Cyo Premium T senso plus front headlamp £39.50
Rim Tape Schwalbe Super HP rim tape; 22mm (£2.25 x 2) £4.50
Brake Blocks Clarks 72mm Replacement Cartridge (£4.49 x 2) £8.98

Mavic A 719; front hub: Shimano LX DH-T670 hub dynamo, 36 hole

B + M Lumotec IQ Cyo Premium T senso plus front headlamp

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