These fit my hands a little loose so that the palm padding doesn't always line up where it was designed to be on my hands. They are kind of an in between glove as far as temperature goes. I mainly use them for cyclocross racing in the fall.
Before getting the Feedback my family's bikes were buried on top of each other, scratching the paint and making them hard to reach. Now we have space to walk in the garage and can easily access whichever bike we need.
My day of shooting ended early because the small plastic locking mechanism on the case broke with my stock housing. I ordered the black out because I needed to replace the broken case and I figured I'd go for something a little different. It has the same flimsy lock, but I'm just more careful when snapping it shut now.
When I got into fat biking I didn't really anticipate all of the specialized equipment I would need to buy. After purchasing all of the clothing and extra tools, this pump was the last thing on my list. It has a very sturdy construction as well as a comfortable grip and a precise gauge. It's noticeably more efficient than my older Joe Blow bike pump.
Spring cleaning my bikes means that every tire gets new sealant. I bought the larger bottle of Orange Seal and refill the small dispenser bottles with it. I'm also going to try and make a point of bringing a small bottle with me in my pack from now on.
I tend to switch out my wheels quite a bit and this sensor is very easy to move over to my other wheel sets. In the past I've had to deal with lining up magnets which was a real pain. I have had some issues with it taking a long time to "wake up" and had to go buy a new battery which apparently wasn't the cause.
I've owned all of the GoPro models from 1 - 4. This camera is awesome and with the GoPro App I can control all the functions from my iPhone while the camera is mounted on my helmet. The plastic locking mechanism broke after about the 10th time I used it. Be sure the camera fits well in the case before you try and lock it shut otherwise you will be stuck with an unmountable camera.
After about 20 miles my feet, butt and hands start to get numb. When the hands go numb things can get dangerous. I use the 1.8mm tape on my cyclocross race bike and it's only a fraction softer than riding with no tape at all.
Here is a side by side comparison of a 7 month old XA Pro 3D and a brand new one. You can see that there was some shrinkage which lead to pressure points on the outsides of my little toes. I have a pair of the Speedcross 3s and the same thing happened, only I can barely even put them on now. I like the venting especially on hot summer days, so I went with the non GTX shoes.
I try and get a new pair of cycling gloves every year when they start to get crusty. LG has been my choice for the last 3 years. These have a thicker gel padding on the palm than I'm used to. After a few rides they will hopefully press out a little more. The tag was ridiculously large and when I cut it with scissors it left a sharp edge.
I bought these gloves last season and since then the amount of winter bike gloves and apparel choices have grown considerably. I think there are better options out there. These fit pretty tight around the wrists so taking them off and putting them back on can be a process. If you haven't ridden lobster claw gloves before there is a learning curve to get comfortable in your position. The main problem I had with these gloves is, there's no padding on the palm and I've never owned a pair of cycling gloves that didn't offer that.
I researched a bunch of different boots before buying these and many of the reviews were saying to size up. I believe they fit true to size after they are broken in. If you do size up you get the added toe room for warmth. However, in time the boots will get pressed out and the boa tightening mech will become ineffective at giving the correct amount of support which will cause your heels to slip. Sizing up will add more material and weight as well. I had to slide my cleats a little towards the inside of my feet because the boots are thicker and I was getting slight crank rub. With winter MTB boots there aren't really that many options out there, these keep my feet warm but I might look into getting gaiters for them.
I don't usually ride in temperatures under 20F degrees so I'm not sure how these would perform in temperatures below that. I like these pants because they don't have a chamois and my day to day riding shorts fit underneath them. I've used bib pants that have a chamois before and they didn't fit right. Unless you get them custom tailored there are just too many variables with different body types to make a piece that fits correctly from shoulder to toes while standing and sitting in the saddle. The fit of the Stockholms is perfect and they keep me comfortable in cold weather. I gave them 4 stars because the drawstring didn't come with a cinch mechanism so I had to tie a knot to keep them on.
I run this with a 26T chainring on my fat bike in the winter. I will probably change that to a 28T in the summer for a little harder gearing when the climbing becomes easier. I've never spun out going downhill on the trails around here so I went lighter just in case I ever need it. It's great having the extra real estate on your handlebars since there is no front shifter. Where this cassette shines is when you have to suddenly shift three gears really fast, just extend the thumb push and it smoothly changes gears.