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08-14-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 309
Posted By Mulberry20

Conti Gator Hardshell on Campy Proton. Never...

Conti Gator Hardshell on Campy Proton. Never again. Second hardest is the new Veloflex Corsa Evo but it was worth the effort.

Easiest by far are Pirelli P Zero Velo. They go on so easy you wonder...
08-14-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 205
Posted By Mulberry20

My girlfriend loves Boure out of Colorado.

My girlfriend loves Boure out of Colorado.
08-14-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 139
Posted By Mulberry20

I am a Domer too!

I am a Domer too!
08-14-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,150
Posted By Mulberry20

What is lacking in Pinarello’s warranty or the...

What is lacking in Pinarello’s warranty or the shop’s level of service?
08-14-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By Mulberry20

I have about 30 different color options that...

I have about 30 different color options that Cicli Barco sent me for that kind of paint. It is a $500 option.

They call it "Cangiante" or 'Effetto Camaleonte", The BLUE-RED-PURPLE is stunning.
08-13-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By Mulberry20

Gorgeous, Harlequin paint.

Gorgeous, Harlequin paint.
08-13-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 969
Posted By Mulberry20

If you are going to ditch them do yourself a...

If you are going to ditch them do yourself a favor and put Campy wheels on your bike. Even if I opt for SRAM on the bike I am considering Campy Shamals or Boras are going on it.
08-13-20, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By Mulberry20

Definitely not cheap but $5000 for a custom bike...

Definitely not cheap but $5000 for a custom bike with Campy and Deda all around is not bad given pretty generic bikes are that price and much more.

16.5 lbs with brazed Spirit tubing and disk...
08-13-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By Mulberry20

Yes and yes, thanks

Yes and yes, thanks
08-13-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 374
Posted By Mulberry20

I have used both on Veloflex Corsa EVO tires...

I have used both on Veloflex Corsa EVO tires which are 320 tpi and couldn't tell the difference between Silca latex and Conti's mid-weight tube. I really tried to.

I imagine in bench testing the...
08-13-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 374
Posted By Mulberry20

Having used both the only difference I saw was...

Having used both the only difference I saw was that latex tubes needed to be topped off everyday. I gather that in a blind study no one could tell the difference between butyl and latex. On the bench...
08-13-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 259
Posted By Mulberry20

Casati Bikes

From what I can gather, a highly regarded frame builder. Anyone have one or know someone with one?
08-12-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 974
Posted By Mulberry20

Some of my trainers are doing classes in Central...

Some of my trainers are doing classes in Central Park to make ends meet. There is a kettlebell class on Saturday morning I want to go to. Ill bring my bike and ride after.

I miss the computer game...
08-12-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 974
Posted By Mulberry20

Probably, a lot of people won’t return to the gym...

Probably, a lot of people won’t return to the gym right away. In 2019 I did over 500 HIIT, spin, boxing and weights classes. I was running ahead of that pace before the shutdown. I have been riding...
08-12-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 592
Posted By Mulberry20

Every size in every color is sold out.

Every size in every color is sold out.
08-12-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,150
Posted By Mulberry20

The 2021 Prince is out with disk brakes the MSRP...

The 2021 Prince is out with disk brakes the MSRP is $4500. The frame is new this year. It does not come with rim brakes this year. You should look at the 2021 Pinarello Paris too.
08-12-20, 05:32 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,933
Posted By Mulberry20

I have a Pepsi dial Rolex from the 1960’s, I am...

I have a Pepsi dial Rolex from the 1960’s, I am wondering if any of your Casios from that era are still in prime working condition? Probably not.
08-12-20, 05:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,982
Posted By Mulberry20

Gunnar makes nice non custom frames in various...

Gunnar makes nice non custom frames in various colors. Made in Wisconsin by Waterford. Similar price point as the Ritchie but more options.
08-11-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,933
Posted By Mulberry20

It was derogatory only in the sense that outside...

It was derogatory only in the sense that outside of Japan quality is not impressive. Also, it is disheartening to buy a very expensive item from revered European and American names in cycling only to...
08-11-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,933
Posted By Mulberry20

Excel Sports has a great selection of F10 frames,...

Excel Sports has a great selection of F10 frames, at least in my size. Still built its gonna be a 6k bikes.
08-11-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,933
Posted By Mulberry20

He is a nice guy. I have a call with him...

He is a nice guy. I have a call with him tomorrow. I have all the details including the chameleon paint choices. I am dithering on this project.
08-11-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,933
Posted By Mulberry20

That is a wonderful bike. I keep flipping back...

That is a wonderful bike. I keep flipping back and forth. They sent me all the chameleon colors so maybe just the Spirit version.

That fork of theirs is a looker right? Have you seen this review?...
08-10-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,150
Posted By Mulberry20

For me yes, for three reasons 1) Service, 2)...

For me yes, for three reasons 1) Service, 2) Threaded BB and 3) Resale. I wouldn’t buy it but compared to the Canyon it is a better value.

I ride the 6 mile loop in Central Park every night like...
08-10-20, 08:13 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,150
Posted By Mulberry20

It isn’t an apples to apples comparison. The...

It isn’t an apples to apples comparison. The wheels on the Specialized are about 1200 more than the wheels on the Canyon. Obviously that doesn’t make up the whole difference but a good chunk.

The...
08-10-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,933
Posted By Mulberry20

Who is buying these fine custom steel dream...

Who is buying these fine custom steel dream bikes? The demographic is older guys with cash and young girlfriends!
08-10-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,933
Posted By Mulberry20

I rode a Parlee RZ7 Saturday. Nice bike but not...

I rode a Parlee RZ7 Saturday. Nice bike but not paying 7k for an Asian frame. I saw the Z Zero custom but as nice as it is not worth 9k just for the frame. There are new Dogma F10 frames for less...
08-10-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 4,933
Posted By Mulberry20

Yeah and the frame is garbage. Here is a...

Yeah and the frame is garbage.

Here is a $3500 frame do you honesty think it compares. Custom made, translucent paint over chrome and 16lbs.
...
08-10-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 974
Posted By Mulberry20

Will you still want it then? What kind of bike?...

Will you still want it then? What kind of bike? Trek?
08-10-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Mulberry20

https://www.wolaco.com/collections/mens-bottoms/pr...

https://www.wolaco.com/collections/mens-bottoms/products/mens-grand-short-2-in-1

Try these. Excellent quality shorts with a built-in compression liner. You do not have to wear underwear with...
08-10-20, 06:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,376
Posted By Mulberry20

I had a 30 minute call with Alex Battaglin this...

I had a 30 minute call with Alex Battaglin this morning. I am leaning toward the Power + Evo. $3500 Euros for that frame. I know it is expensive but compared to run of the mill Asian carbon frames it...
08-09-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Mulberry20

Try wearing a good quality compression short like...

Try wearing a good quality compression short like 2XU or NoBull under any old gym short or mountain biking short and you will see how much more comfortable you and the jewels are. And skip the...
08-09-20, 09:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Mulberry20

Try wearing a good quality compression short like...

Try wearing a good quality compression short like 2XU or NoBull under any old gym short or mountain biking short and you will see how much more comfortable you and the jewels are. And skip the...
08-09-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,934
Posted By Mulberry20

If that frame is made in Asia then it is a copy...

If that frame is made in Asia then it is a copy and probably a very good one.
08-09-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,376
Posted By Mulberry20

You all should go on the Battaglin website and...

You all should go on the Battaglin website and ask for more information. They send an email with a cool video.
08-09-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,000
Posted By Mulberry20

If you are new to cycling, I think any saddle is...

If you are new to cycling, I think any saddle is going to give you trouble until muscles get in shape.

Thing is, a bike saddle is not for sitting actually. You should be peddling with enough...
08-09-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 210
Posted By Mulberry20

SIDI are the best shoes made but they are...

SIDI are the best shoes made but they are expensive.
08-09-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 451
Posted By Mulberry20

The chamois does nothing for padding your boys....

The chamois does nothing for padding your boys. The chamois absorbs sweat but unfortunately it doesn’t work that well. Your boys will be much better protected if you wear a compression liner and...
08-09-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,934
Posted By Mulberry20

They are usually painted in Asia too. Not for me,...

They are usually painted in Asia too. Not for me, I found great carbon bikes made in Italy and the US for the same price. Just took a little work.
08-09-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,622
Posted By Mulberry20

When deciding what pornography was, a justice on...

When deciding what pornography was, a justice on the Supreme Court stated “you know it when you see it”, so in this case “you know it when you feel it”.
08-08-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 969
Posted By Mulberry20

When I think of tubeless for a road bike I see...

When I think of tubeless for a road bike I see four red flags: 1) A flexible narrow, shallow rim, 2) A flexible tire bead, 3) High pressure, low air volume and 4) A makeshift tube made out of liquid...
08-08-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By Mulberry20

25 is probably the limit on that frame and it’s...

25 is probably the limit on that frame and it’s cutting it close with how tires mount these days
08-08-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,934
Posted By Mulberry20

80% of carbon frames are made by Giant or Merida....

80% of carbon frames are made by Giant or Merida. Merida does not sell its bikes here because of a non-compete with Specialized. Who really knows if they care about quality control with...
08-08-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 283
Posted By Mulberry20

Based on the usage you mentioned, buying an...

Based on the usage you mentioned, buying an expensive carbon bike seems overkill.

Steel bikes in any geometry are more comfortable anyway and some decent ones run less than a grand. The best ones...
08-08-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 261
Posted By Mulberry20

My tire recs are as follows: 1) Pirelli P...

My tire recs are as follows:

1) Pirelli P Zero Velo, my #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) in this case because they last long enough and are extremely easy to...
08-07-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 721
Posted By Mulberry20

Mine are set at the lowest and I haven’t even...

Mine are set at the lowest and I haven’t even thought about it since. I found Shimano to be much tighter than Look. I guess if the spring weakens you can always tighten it.
08-07-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By Mulberry20

Campy makes aerospace components as well. I...

Campy makes aerospace components as well.

I have been shopping for a carbon bike and basically no matter what you pick you are buying a Giant or Merida, which is fine.

But I do want something...
08-07-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 185
Posted By Mulberry20

Basso Bikes

Interesting find. Frames and wheels made in house in Italy by a company that makes carbon fiber parts for Ferrari, Lambo, BMW, etc as well as aviation components like carbon fiber helicopter blades....
08-05-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 399
Posted By Mulberry20

limit carbs to breakfast, drink a whey shake...

limit carbs to breakfast, drink a whey shake after riding, have yogurt and walnuts for lunch and eat dinner before 8 pm. snack on seeds and nuts, no soda, drink skim milk and water

if you want...
08-05-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,376
Posted By Mulberry20

Go with Cicli Barco. I was close but since I have...

Go with Cicli Barco. I was close but since I have one steel bike it didn’t make sense to get another, so I am getting a Parlee RZ7.

My dealings with one of the sons at Barco were great. Their...
08-05-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,934
Posted By Mulberry20

You may want to look at the Parlee Chebacco. This...

You may want to look at the Parlee Chebacco. This guy has a stellar reputation.

https://parleecycles.com/chebacco/
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