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$1900 each? I値l take 2

Old 11-08-18, 01:58 PM
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You guys are missing the point.

It isn't something intended to actually be used. It is a collectors item - hand painted, numbered, only 25 made.

The point isn't to save time or watts. It is to impress the guests who helicopter to to the party at your summer home in the Hamptons. It goes next to the $200 Campagnolo cork screw and your autographed copy of "Its not about the bike."

Besides, you can't have one. All 25 are sold out.


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Hmm. Reminds me of the hype around some of those $20,000 audiophile speaker cables.
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My dad sells speaker systems at that sort of level. I should tell him to fly to Sri Lanka to meet... someone.
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Sri Lanka, the Hamptons of South Asia. Who knew?
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Old 11-08-18, 02:43 PM
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I see Romain Bardet, Patrick Lange and Mario Mola will be racing on 7-speed cassettes (freewheels?) this coming season. 13-19. This must be in conjunction with Shimano's "A Look at the Past" retro group. (That was the freewheel I raced in the '70. I loved it but thought we had moved on. Guess not.

"3D-printed Titanium hollow oversized pulley wheels, available only for Shimano 9100 groupsets (13/19-tooth combination)." From the CeramicSpeed website.

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Originally Posted by TimothyH View Post
You guys are missing the point.

It isn't something intended to actually be used. It is a collectors item - hand painted, numbered, only 25 made.

The point isn't to save time or watts. It is to impress the guests who helicopter to to the party at your summer home in the Hamptons. It goes next to the $200 Campagnolo cork screw and your autographed copy of "Its not about the bike."
I actually use mine, and have done so for 28 years. It's a quality tool, designed to be used.
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Old 11-09-18, 09:29 AM
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Originally Posted by 79pmooney View Post
"3D-printed Titanium hollow oversized pulley wheels, available only for Shimano 9100 groupsets (13/19-tooth combination)." From the CeramicSpeed website.
The 13/19 refers to the tooth count on the jockey wheels. The upper is a 13T, the lower is a 19T.

For anyone interested in dabbling in marginal gains, plenty of Taiwanese OSPW knockoffs for around a hundred bucks.
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Tres steam punk. I guess it would give you a reason to wear goggles on group rides.

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Old 11-09-18, 12:07 PM
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SOLD OUT

I wonder if Mr. Mogul bought them all, even if only for the sole reason that he liked the boxes. I'll wait for the sideways pictures....
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Old 11-09-18, 01:04 PM
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Originally Posted by noodle soup View Post
I actually use mine, and have done so for 28 years. It's a quality tool, designed to be used.
Just like Rapha.


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Originally Posted by hazetguy View Post
SOLD OUT

I wonder if Mr. Mogul bought them all, even if only for the sole reason that he liked the boxes. I'll wait for the sideways pictures....
Taken with an iphone, while there is literally a stack of Leica cameras/lenses on the same table.
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Old 11-09-18, 03:30 PM
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You people are mean.

I approve.
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I like Mr. Mogul's posts. Sorry if that puts me in the minority.
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Old 11-09-18, 06:15 PM
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Originally Posted by hazetguy View Post
I like Mr. Mogul's posts. Sorry if that puts me in the minority.
Me too. Why does some idiot feel the need to start a thread to insult some guy online? Dude you need a life.
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Old 11-09-18, 07:38 PM
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i don't think this thread was started to insult. although mr. mogul's buying habits do make him an easy target for such lavish luxury items such as this.
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Old 11-09-18, 08:56 PM
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Originally Posted by hazetguy View Post
i don't think this thread was started to insult. although mr. mogul's buying habits do make him an easy target for such lavish luxury items such as this.
this thread wasn’t started to troll anyone here.

I wouldn’t even insult anyone that has a Ceramicspeed derailleur pulley system.

One of my friends has one on his road bike. He also owns a Cessna Citation X, so I don’t question the way he spends his $ on bike stuff.

if I had his income, I’d have them on several bikes
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Old 11-15-18, 03:49 PM
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Originally Posted by wphamilton View Post
Would that be compatible with my Claris?
That is very funny
Im guessing nope
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Originally Posted by Doctor Morbius View Post
What a bunch of malarkey!
But... but... it's HAND PAINTED!!!
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If I had the money for that crap, I'd get the transmission rebuilt in my car. How somebody can blow money on such ostentatious bullspit is beyond me.
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If I had the money for that crap, I'd get the transmission rebuilt in my car. How somebody can blow money on such ostentatious bullspit is beyond me.
A 4-carat diamond is smaller than a kernel of corn and can cost in excess of $40,000. A Tiffany engagement ring, made to order, can easily exceed $100,000.

This purse is $88,000.



We can only determine value to ourselves. "Worth" is 100% subjective. To a guy with a Bugatti in the garage-- for which an oil change costs $20,000-- a $1,900 for 3D-printed titanium jockey wheels doesn't seem so absurd.
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I'll have to pass on that one
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That is very funny
Im guessing nope
Well that's a deal-breaker. Darn.
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I read some where that ut works best on 8 speed indexing down tube models
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Originally Posted by DrIsotope View Post
To a guy with a Bugatti in the garage-- for which an oil change costs $20,000-- a $1,900 for 3D-printed titanium jockey wheels doesn't seem so absurd.
Yeah, nah - for the price of three sets you can have a frame with 3D-printed lugs and filament-wound tubes... It's absurd, alright.
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Old 11-21-18, 06:56 AM
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Yeah, nah - for the price of three sets you can have a frame with 3D-printed lugs and filament-wound tubes... It's absurd, alright.
Thanks for that reference. The actual Bastion website which I visited afterwards, has to be one of the coolest geometry/comparison bike-building sites I've seen.
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