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So it's easy enough to get a tyre off using levers with the cover still on?

 

Or is just easy enough to get one side of the cover off on the side of the road to get the tyre off?

 

(sorry if this seems silly - never even played with a disc before)

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So it's easy enough to get a tyre off using levers with the cover still on?

 

Or is just easy enough to get one side of the cover off on the side of the road to get the tyre off?

 

(sorry if this seems silly - never even played with a disc before)

 

 

Oh I see, those leavers that hook under the spokes right?

 

If you need to use those hook under the spoke leavers then you need to take the cover off at least one side. If you have the Dyna cover on with the hardware provided removing it is not something you want to be doing on the side of the road in a race. I would recommend that you be comfortable changing the tire without needing to hook the lever around the spoke.

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Oh I see, those leavers that hook under the spokes right?

 

If you need to use those hook under the spoke leavers then you need to take the cover off at least one side. If you have the Dyna cover on with the hardware provided removing it is not something you want to be doing on the side of the road in a race. I would recommend that you be comfortable changing the tire without needing to hook the lever around the spoke.

 

 

OK, cool, thanks MM and Jon.

 

I can get a tyre off without hooiing the levers under the spokes, but I'll have a check tonight how much angle I need to get the tyre off and go from there. (and then "customise my levers"!)

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On the left of that image, it appears the cover is not 'connected', can you explain?

Is it possible to order *without* the clips (and holes) which hold it together; I would prefer tape as it provides a cleaner finish.

 

 

Hey Steve, cheers for the question mate.

 

There are a few benefits to having a part line in the discs.

1) Material expansion and contraction - All materials expand and contract to a degree. The part line you see on the left hand side of the image in question is the overlapping part line (fixed in the opposing direction to oncoming wind). When the material of the discs expands/contracts depending on the climate, you will still get a consistent surface finish with no bulging.

2) Easy installation and removal - You do not need to remove your rear wheel or any other components to install and remove the discs. This is obviously a benefit if you turn up to a meet where conditions have changed and you are required to remove the discs.

3) Lens depth variance - All wheels have a different lens depth on both drive side and non drive side. All DYMA Discs are designed to universally fit all lens shapes due to the curve that forms as soon as you fit the disc.

 

With the SLi and CL model you will receive a part line seal with purchase. This is a separate long rectangular sticker (that matches the print that you want), which joins the part to make one piece. I personally don't actually use the seal sticker simply because I like to be able to take them on and off without having to remove the sticker; guys that run a more permanent set up have had great success with it so far.

 

I've attached a picture of Blake's pizza print that Joost mentioned. Definitely see that in the transition!DYMA_SLi_Pizza01.jpg

 

Any other queries feel free to ask,

Cal

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I've attached a picture of Blake's pizza print that Joost mentioned. Definitely see that in the transition!

 

 

Nearly as good as the TOSS one coming my way :D

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Ordered mine late last week and received them yesterday. Look good!

 

Great correspondence from Cal too, answering my questions.

 

$75 disc wheel look out!

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Ordered mine late last week and received them yesterday. Look good!

 

Great correspondence from Cal too, answering my questions.

 

$75 disc wheel look out!

 

Did you get a logo on them, or just the standard ones?

 

I ordered some with a logo and looking forward to getting them.

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Nope, just plain with their logo on the inside sticker. Probably why I got them so quickly!

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Did you get a logo on them, or just the standard ones?

 

I ordered some with a logo and looking forward to getting them.

 

 

Same

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Just got an email from Cal saying mine would be posted tomorrow. Great communication!

 

Can't wait to try them out

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Awesome, glad to hear they arrived safely. Yes the SLi's have a 10 business day handling time as a pose to the 3 business day handling of the SL's. This is because of the custom nature of the SLi's, my vinyl guy has been spot on with timings so far, he does an awesome job!

 

By the way anyone sign up to the Melburn Roobaix today?

 

Cal

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First ride on them today. No sound at all. Smooth as. I had cross winds and big trucks going by and no flapping or anything. I've never ridden a disc before but these felt great. I used a strip of duct tape on the join line.

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Gee my bike looks good in that photo!! :lol:

 

PS Do we need to get your story straight in case I get up to Port and talk to your Mrs??

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Gee my bike looks good in that photo!! :lol:

 

PS Do we need to get your story straight in case I get up to Port and talk to your Mrs??

 

 

Hilarious. I love it. Oh and the disc cover looks slick too.

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Gee my bike looks good in that photo!! :lol:

 

PS Do we need to get your story straight in case I get up to Port and talk to your Mrs??

 

 

What story? You retired from triathlons, you lent me your TT bike.

 

Why would we have to make up a story? :sly:

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I dont think they are legal for track racing ratty.

Better ask Alex, he is a commies-air so would know whats what :lol:

 

 

The actual rules are a little ambiguous (surprise) and IMO could be interpreted either way.

 

I think you'll be stretching it to use on track, and I think most comms would probably say no, although they have been used in road TTs.

 

I rode with rear wheel covers in the TT at UCI Road World Cup and at national road championships and passed all scrutineers.

But that's not to say at another event with different commissaires that you wouldn't be turned away (and they'd be just as right as the ones that let you ride them).

 

Wheel covers for triathletes are one of the cheapest ways to gain speed.

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You would trust tape to hold on that cover? Just around the edge where it meets the rim?

 

 

Tape works fine, provided you apply it correctly. Mine are held on with tape alone, survived tropical downpours just fine and been there for couple of years.

 

The trick is not to stretch the tape when applying.

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The trick is not to stretch the tape when applying.

 

 

I taped mine on just to see what they look like and didn't use the fastners and not sure I want to.

 

How do you get the tape to go around the wheel in a circle if you don't stretch it?

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I got my covers and keen to take a ride with them on. Very happy to find that the wheel magnet for my Garmin speed/cadence sensor works through the cover - bonus!

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Anyone else who only taped have theirs rub the derailleur?

 

Not a big deal if I have to use the screws but it'll ruin the look having black dots in the blue! :lol:

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My Dyma covers are on their way. Looking forward to using them at Busselton 70.3.

 

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The covers are fitted and ready for Busso.

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nice did you give the design or are there options to choose from? dont see much on the website

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I ran my Dyma SLi disc covers at Port Macquarie IM on the weekend and was very very happy with them. Despite it being windier than I was expecting I didn't regret having them on, and will be using them in future races for sure :smile1:

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I had them on when I racked my bike, but I chickened out when I read the weather report for Sunday and went back and took them off.

 

Having not raced with them previously I was worried about the wind and the old never try something new in a race theory, plus being a light guy I didn't want to wrestle my bike all day, 101mm deep dish was enough I think.

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nice did you give the design or are there options to choose from? dont see much on the website

 

 

On the website the had a picture of a set with the Danish flag so I asked for the Australian flag. They did the design work. You can have anything that you want on them.

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I just mounted a set of SLi's, after working with Cal on a custom print. He was really awesome with the design, and tweaking things though several drafts. Love it!

 

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I know I'm not fast enough to really benefit from a disc, but I like the look, and getting the customised print on board makes me happy :thumbsup:

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Sorry for reinstating this old thread. Thinking of getting one myself. I know Austrimag did a brief review in the May edition but interested in hearing feedback from other users? Thanks! I've emailed and sent a message to their Facebook page early this week but haven't heard a reply, hopefully they are still in business!

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32 minutes ago, gregb said:

Could we get some with the Trannies logo on 'em?

They will print anything you want on them. Names, logo's, etc.

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1 hour ago, more said:

Thoughts on these from any long term users?

Call me a numpty, but I could never get mine to stick properly, and end up rubbing.

I ended up just buying a disc.

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Facebook page has not been updated since 2017, website was updated somewhere around July 2018....

I am liking the idea of pizza, donuts or tacos 🤣

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1 minute ago, MissJess said:

I am liking the idea of pizza, donuts or tacos 🤣

Yeah, the pizza had me intrigued :D 

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There are lots of cheap 2nd hand discs knocking about as cheap as $300 with little use. New ones like Flo, Renn around $800, FFWD $950 new. Personally I wouldn't bother with a cover. They're effective, but don't look as good as a disc IMO.

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2 hours ago, more said:

Thoughts on these from any long term users?

Mine are on my race wheels, so they don't get a lot of use. However they are still in perfect condition. I have had to replace a few of the plastic fasteners as the plastic has deteriorated.

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50 minutes ago, zed said:

There are lots of cheap 2nd hand discs knocking about as cheap as $300 with little use. New ones like Flo, Renn around $800, FFWD $950 new. Personally I wouldn't bother with a cover. They're effective, but don't look as good as a disc IMO.

But if you'd had them on your race wheels at the GC you would have been able to just take them off & race. :)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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1 hour ago, Cape_Horn said:

Call me a numpty, but I could never get mine to stick properly, and end up rubbing.

I ended up just buying a disc.

I use electrical tape in spots. But I’ve actually never used them over a sprint. 

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