Category: Reviews


SKS Longboard Mudguard Review

Posted ons 20th August, by Nick in Reviews. No Comments
SKS Longboard Mudguard Review

The SKS mudguards have become more or less the go-to guard for winter cycling, providing excellent coverage, quality hardware and minimal additional weight to your cycling setup at around 600grams.



Reid review: Semi-Deep V, low profile sealed bearing wheels for $60

Posted ons 30th July, by Nick in Reviews. 1 Comment

Blakey & Rolly have done a review (well, mainly Blakey…) on some of the $60 Fixed/Free Reid Cycles wheelsets, which have been advertised on FOA. Here’s what they had to say about them (Rolly’s thoughts are preceded by “R:”)

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Specs
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Price: $60

Weight:
Front: 1140g Rear: 1470g including 18T sprocket, lockring & 18T freewheel

Spoke count:
32 F&R Generic stainless spokes & brass nipples, 2mm straight gauge.

Rim:
Alex DA16: Double wall shallow vee, 540g each, silver matt finish with machined braking surface. 22.4mm wide. R: Mine were the Reid Cycles own rim….

Hubs:
High flange Quando (rebranded as QUANTA) sealed bearing, aluminium shell, sealed cartridge bearings, 3/8″ axles F&R. Fixed/free threading. Serrated face axle nuts.

Sprocket/freewheel:
Both were fitted with a generous amount of grease. The sprocket is stamped, chromed steel and …