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08-18-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 614
Posted By DarrinNYC

Mounting hard to fit tires video

I was riding with a couple friends over the weekend, and one of them had a flat. He was PISSED!!! I asked him why he was so mad. He said his tires were impossible to remount once they were off the...
Forum: For Sale
07-28-21, 10:36 AM
Forum: For Sale
07-28-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,756
Posted By DarrinNYC

price drop

price drop
Forum: For Sale
07-28-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,272
Posted By DarrinNYC

Price drop

Price drop
Forum: For Sale
07-20-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 618
Posted By DarrinNYC

FS: Trek Madone SLR Project One

SOLD SOLD SOLD

Trek Madone SLR Project One - 62cm - NEVER raced or crashed - 700 OCLV Carbon - Ultegra 8000 Di2 - Hydraulic Brakes - Dura-Ace Rotors - BB Infinite Ceramic Bearing Bottom...
Forum: For Sale
07-20-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 264
Posted By DarrinNYC

SRAM Calipers + Kool Stop Pads

SRAM Calipers + Kool Stop Pads - Perfect condition

$45 + $12 shipping

Google Photos - SRAM Calipers + Kool Stop Pads (http://sram%20calipers%20+%20kool%20stop%20pads/)
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Forum: For Sale
07-20-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 251
Posted By DarrinNYC

Stages Power Meter - Ultegra 8000 - 175mm

Stages Power Meter - Ultegra 8000 - 175mm - 100% PERFECT condition -

$300 +$10 shipping

More Google Photos - https://photos.app.goo.gl/h4sPWrj2TMf5iusXA
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Forum: For Sale
07-20-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By DarrinNYC

Continental Grand Prix 4 Season 28mm - 1pair - Brand New

Continental Grand Prix 4 Season 28mm - 1pair - Brand New and still in package

$79 + $10 shipping for the pair

Thanks,
Darrin
Forum: For Sale
07-20-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 460
Posted By DarrinNYC

FS: Saddles x3

Three saddles for sale. All prices include shipping in USA.

Selle Italia Flite - Carbon Fiber + Titanium Rails - (Red) - $145
Specialized Romin EVO 143mm - Carbon Rails - $195
Specialized Romin...
Forum: For Sale
07-20-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,756
Posted By DarrinNYC

FS: Serotta Single Speed - VERY different!

Serotta SINGLE SPEED!
Serotta steel – The BEST single speed ever! I rode this bike while living in Manhattan, and the gearing was perfect for the terrain. I could ride up anything in Manhattan...
Forum: For Sale
07-20-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 290
Posted By DarrinNYC

FS: Specialized Turbo Cotton Tires (2) - NEW 28mm

FS: Specialized Turbo Cotton Tires (2) - NEW 28mm
$145 shipped


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Forum: For Sale
07-20-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 230
Posted By DarrinNYC

FS: Giro Empire E70 Shoes (New) 46.5

Giro Empire E70 road shoes - Size 46.5 - New (except for cleats installed to see how they fit when I pedaled on an indoor trainer for 15 minutes) - I needed one size larger (which I bought and have...
Forum: For Sale
07-20-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 231
Posted By DarrinNYC

Campy Power-Shift Lever Body Assembly (Pair)

Campy Power-Shift Lever Body Assembly (Pair) - NEW in box - Left and Right
$150 + $15 shipping for both

Google Photos Images https://photos.app.goo.gl/LDyEusg9YDDeqzQs7
Forum: For Sale
07-20-21, 04:49 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,272
Posted By DarrinNYC

FS: Trek Domane SLR Carbon

Trek Domane SLR Carbon - Project One - 62cm - FLAWLESS condition - Ultegra Mechanical Group with Hydraulic Brakes - Ultegra RX rear derailleur - Mavic All-Road Wheels - BB Infinite bottom bracket -...
09-29-18, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,321
Posted By DarrinNYC

REALLLLLY tall! :) 6'4" -- 37" inseam when...

REALLLLLY tall! :) 6'4" -- 37" inseam when I buy jeans --- 175mm cranks --- My concern with going to longer cranks as a compensation is that my knee bend at the top of the pedal stroke...
09-29-18, 10:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,321
Posted By DarrinNYC

My brother has a friend who is a machinist! ...

My brother has a friend who is a machinist! They feel they can take a titanium or aluminum hollow tube and mill it to fit into the frame-integrated seat mast... effectively making it taller. The...
09-28-18, 06:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,321
Posted By DarrinNYC

Trek seat mast too short: Solutions??

I LOVE my two Trek bikes (2016 Madone and 2018 Domane). Trek decided some time ago that a seat mast cap that slides over a mast is the way to go when it comes to setting saddle height. Well, I...
09-23-18, 03:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,994
Posted By DarrinNYC

I'd LOVE to test ride, but the likelihood of...

I'd LOVE to test ride, but the likelihood of finding a dealer with a 61cm Venge or 62cm Madone frame is pretty remote!!! :)
09-23-18, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,994
Posted By DarrinNYC

2019 Trek Madone SLR vs. 2019 Specialized Venge

I'm in the market for a 2019 Trek Madone SLR or 2019 Specialized Venge Pro. What is feedback regarding the ride quality? I want a little more comfort and compliance than most aero bikes offer,...
09-21-18, 03:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 867
Posted By DarrinNYC

Thanks for the feedback... Good options if I go...

Thanks for the feedback... Good options if I go the rim brake road.
09-21-18, 03:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 867
Posted By DarrinNYC

Terrific questions! I ride mostly just outside...

Terrific questions! I ride mostly just outside of NYC on rolling roads. I will avoid rain with the new bike (my Domane will serve as a bad weather / gravel bike). Yes to rim strips on the rim...
09-21-18, 02:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 867
Posted By DarrinNYC

Why do you feel a different brand is a solution?

Why do you feel a different brand is a solution?
09-21-18, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 867
Posted By DarrinNYC

Quieter Brakes - Disc vs. Rim

I LOVE my Ultegra 800 hydraulic disc brakes on three of my bikes. I'm INSANE about keeping rotors trued, but despite thru axles and a solid set-up, I occasionally get rotor-rub on really hard...
06-24-18, 07:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,229
Posted By DarrinNYC

Campy Athena 11 Shifter Cable Question

Help, Campagnolo experts!!! :)

I'm trying to install a Campy Athena 11-Speed groupset; this is 3 or 4 years old and brand new. Everything is going well, except for a problem installing the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-18, 06:21 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,428
Posted By DarrinNYC

I don't think even velodrome racers use 21mm...

I don't think even velodrome racers use 21mm anymore. Unless you're averaging 25mph+, the better time had almost nothing to do with tire width; and if you were averaging that speed, the 28mm would...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-18, 05:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,187
Posted By DarrinNYC

Colnago Master: Should I? A few questions

I'm thinking about adding a NEW, Colnago Master to my stable.. DAMN N+1 cropping up AGAIN!

A few questions for those who have gone down this path:

1) I'm SUPER tall (likely a 61 is my fit based...
05-27-18, 07:12 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,556
Posted By DarrinNYC

Based on these questions, there is no way the OP...

Based on these questions, there is no way the OP is ready to work SAFELY on his own bike yet. Unless he is a big supporter of participating in a Darwin experiment, of course.
07-19-17, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5,734
Views: 1,499,389
Posted By DarrinNYC

Calfee Bamboo

My Calfee Bamboo... Sadly might be time to sell if there are any interested folks.

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05-07-17, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,285
Posted By DarrinNYC

If you're getting REALLY picky on this, don't...

If you're getting REALLY picky on this, don't forget to factor in crank length and tire width/diameter.
09-16-16, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 874
Posted By DarrinNYC

Timothy... I went to your website with all...

Timothy...

I went to your website with all the routes. AWESOME!! I have a friend who is doing something similar for gravel rides up in Connecticut. Lots of work, but it's an amazing resource...
09-16-16, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 874
Posted By DarrinNYC

I love the feedback (good and bad)! ALL my...

I love the feedback (good and bad)!

ALL my comments below are with a tone of respect and light-heartedness:

As far as being boring, some people loved "War and Peace" while others hated it. I...
09-16-16, 05:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 874
Posted By DarrinNYC

So, you want to ride a bike in Manhattan....

So, you want to ride a bike in Manhattan (or ANY city for that matter)? Here are a few of my real world tips on some of the basics:

https://youtu.be/mjfwNLzteqw


What else would YOU throw in...
Forum: Commuting
03-06-16, 06:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,848
Posted By DarrinNYC

I live in Manhattan, commute EVERY work day...

I live in Manhattan, commute EVERY work day regardless of all except the MOST extreme weather for the last 4 years.

NO FIXIES!!! It's just too dangerous unless you're riding along at 8 mph. ...
02-22-16, 05:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,880
Posted By DarrinNYC

You're just making it worse! Now I don't know if...

You're just making it worse! Now I don't know if I want another bike OR a sandwich! And what about dessert? ;)
02-21-16, 08:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,880
Posted By DarrinNYC

This IS the bike with toe overlap issues. :)

This IS the bike with toe overlap issues. :)
02-20-16, 11:06 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 279,572
Posted By DarrinNYC

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02-20-16, 10:05 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 6,880
Posted By DarrinNYC

Do I want a Cinelli Mash Parallax?

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I need another bike!! The bike in the pic is NOT mine, I just wanted to share what the bike I like might be.

I'm strongly considering a Cinelli Mash Parallax. I LOVE the graphics on...
02-19-16, 10:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,986
Posted By DarrinNYC

Back brace / support recommendations needed

Lower back problems are plaguing my cycling enjoyment. I'm mostly a recreational roadie. Rides under an hour almost never an issue. Any rides over 90 minutes are the real issues. I'm not a...
01-26-16, 07:41 PM
Replies: 24,578
Views: 2,407,061
Posted By DarrinNYC

...bought a Serotta Coeur d'Acier.500770

...bought a Serotta Coeur d'Acier.500770
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-16, 10:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,240
Posted By DarrinNYC

Bar Mitts: Fred-Look vs. Effectiveness

This is the Fred-est thing I've ever done, but everyone who has used Bar Mitts swears their toasty fingers were worth the goofy look. Any thoughts or user experiences?

I'm using Pearl Izumi winter...
12-13-15, 03:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,604
Posted By DarrinNYC

Odd - Spot Rallye SS Rear Fender Braze-on

I LOVE my Spot Rallye SS!!! Winter will eventually show up in Manhattan, and this amazing machine that serves as my commuter needs fenders. I bought my favorite fenders, PDW Full Metal Fenders. ...
11-21-15, 07:54 PM
11-01-15, 08:05 PM
Replies: 5,734
Views: 1,499,389
Posted By DarrinNYC

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-15, 06:15 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,008
Posted By DarrinNYC

485582 It's been built AND ridden!!!! ...

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It's been built AND ridden!!!! Ride feedback coming soon. I'm sure there are at least.... THREE people who care! :)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-15, 06:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,008
Posted By DarrinNYC

Wow! Such strong judgments and opinions on the...

Wow! Such strong judgments and opinions on the subject I dared to raise as the OP. Well, I bought a Calfee Bamboo frame and carbon fork. I'll build it this weekend and let everyone know my...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-15, 08:46 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,008
Posted By DarrinNYC

Calfee Bamboo reviews

I guess I might want to take the hint: There are VERY few online reviews of the Calfee Bamboo bikes. I think this is one of the coolest frames I've ever seen; 482103

The few things I've been...
09-15-15, 08:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,480
Posted By DarrinNYC

Andy... I thought about that, but I wanted a...

Andy... I thought about that, but I wanted a short-cage RD, and Ultegra seemed the best way to go. Is there even such a thing as XTR or XT short-cage RD???
09-15-15, 07:39 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,480
Posted By DarrinNYC

Shimano RD-6700 Ultegra RD --- BEST shifter recommendation

I'm running a new Shimano RD-6700 Ultegra Rear Derailleur (Short Cage / 10-speed) on my Cannondale EVO SuperSix. I have a single chainring (that's all you need to bomb around Manhattan) and 23-12...
08-27-15, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,129
Posted By DarrinNYC

I upgraded to Stan's NoTubes Alpha 400 in front...

I upgraded to Stan's NoTubes Alpha 400 in front and Stan's NoTubes Grail in rear. Light and VERY strong.
08-26-15, 10:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,129
Posted By DarrinNYC

Clydes and Carbon Bikes

I've heard discussions about us bigger folk (6'4" and 235 pounds in my case) having issues with carbon frames. It's the craziest thing I've ever heard! I've ridden a carbon frame all summer...
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