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05-11-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
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Posted By MulliganAl

Thank you.

Thank you.
05-11-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By MulliganAl

Thanks for the advice and I'm in great shape but...

Thanks for the advice and I'm in great shape but when you're 62 and retired it's all about preserving the body and peace of mind. You're riding tip sounds great, I'll combine them with a new upright...
05-11-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By MulliganAl

Perfect, thanks for the help and for the link.

Perfect, thanks for the help and for the link.
05-11-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By MulliganAl

Thanks, that looks like a hit. Much appreciated.

Thanks, that looks like a hit. Much appreciated.
05-09-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By MulliganAl

Thanks, I saw that but they only have the 90...

Thanks, I saw that but they only have the 90 Quill Length in stock and I was thinking the 155 would be a better fit and allow me to adjust it more, but I could be wrong since much of this is new to...
05-08-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 701
Posted By MulliganAl

Looking for a 26mm 35 degree stem for my Riv but

no one seems to have it in stock, any suggestions? I have a Rivendell Hillborne with Nitto Albastache bars that require a 26mm clamp. I'm replacing a standard 100mm Nitto stem in hopes of relieving...
05-08-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 393
Posted By MulliganAl

Looking for a 26mm 35 degree stem for my Riv but

no one seems to have it in stock, any suggestions? I have a Rivendell Hillborne with Nitto Albastache bars that require a 26mm clamp. I'm replacing a standard 100mm Nitto stem in hopes of relieving...
Replies: 14
Views: 2,651
Posted By MulliganAl

I have two other bikes, and many many other toys...

I have two other bikes, and many many other toys that I will be keeping like my 1959 Gibson ES335 and Fender Strat, but we travel the world and will be doing more when I retire so the bike won't get...
Replies: 14
Views: 2,651
Posted By MulliganAl

I never once said what I'd be asking for it, I...

I never once said what I'd be asking for it, I only asked what I should ask for it. Pulling it apart for a few extra dollars is not my thing.
Replies: 14
Views: 2,651
Posted By MulliganAl

Thanks so much, that's very helpful.

Thanks so much, that's very helpful.
Replies: 14
Views: 2,651
Posted By MulliganAl

I though it was a 56 but they don't make a 56 in...

I though it was a 56 but they don't make a 56 in the Hillborne so this is a 55cm. I'm not sure which 55 though because apparently they have four 55cm setups. It's feels taller than my 56cm...
Replies: 14
Views: 2,651
Posted By MulliganAl

Ha Ha, a lot unfortunately. I have way to many...

Ha Ha, a lot unfortunately. I have way to many hobbies and I like nice stuff. Thanks for the estimate.
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Views: 2,651
Posted By MulliganAl

Rivendell Hillborne, thinking about selling my baby

because I just don't ride it much so it just sits looking good. It's in excellent condition, not a scratch on it, but since I'm getting close to retirement my wife said it's time to reduce my toy...
12-31-18, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 825
Posted By MulliganAl

Keep getting a leak in my tube right at the stem

any idea why this may be happening? Sometimes the pump head is difficult to get off but I'm not sure this is what's causing it. I'm thinking about taking a piece of tube and putting it inside...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-18, 07:02 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,388
Posted By MulliganAl

On the flats my Rivendell, which is not a light...

On the flats my Rivendell, which is not a light bike, is very fast, but on the hills of Georgia it's more of a challenge while my old Specialized Tarmac (even without the granny gear) would be much...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-18, 06:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,388
Posted By MulliganAl

Ha Ha, exactly Campag4life, exactly! ;-)

Ha Ha, exactly Campag4life, exactly! ;-)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-18, 03:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,388
Posted By MulliganAl

Regret was perhaps not the correct word, but it's...

Regret was perhaps not the correct word, but it's kinda' like that beautiful girlfriend you had when you were younger that drove you bat-**** crazy, you may miss her because she was fine but you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-18, 09:45 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,388
Posted By MulliganAl

I was also checking out that Future Shock...

I was also checking out that Future Shock Roubaix, that looks like a really nice feature. While I love my Rivendell my wrists were killing me on my last ride, that shock in the handlebars would have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-18, 09:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,388
Posted By MulliganAl

I've been chatting with Jack and he was very...

I've been chatting with Jack and he was very helpful. All of the T2's are gone in the ML though, and the disc version is about $800 more, not sure I want to go that far but this looks like a great...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-18, 08:36 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,388
Posted By MulliganAl

Very cool, thanks so much Paul. I'll try to...

Very cool, thanks so much Paul. I'll try to touch base with him today or tomorrow.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-18, 08:29 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,388
Posted By MulliganAl

I thought about test riding a Litespeed, do you...

I thought about test riding a Litespeed, do you know which are somewhat similar to a Roubaix?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-18, 08:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,388
Posted By MulliganAl

That's great to hear, thanks for the reply. I may...

That's great to hear, thanks for the reply. I may go test ride one this weekend.

I was interested in getting a bike with the Shimano hydraulic disc system (or something similar), that seems like...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-18, 07:58 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,388
Posted By MulliganAl

Sold my Specialized Tarmac last year and now I知 regretting it.

I started using my Rivendell Hillborne more so my wife convinced me to sell the Tarmac, bad decision.

I値l be turning 60 soon and the wife said, 堵o ahead and buy yourself a really nice road...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-18, 07:38 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 8,880
Posted By MulliganAl

I ride in Atlanta, the home of crazy ass drivers,...

I ride in Atlanta, the home of crazy ass drivers, and I use JayBird X3 earbuds. They sound great, are light and I can unplug one and let it just dangle when I'm in traffic and need to be more aware.
Forum: Commuting
09-05-18, 06:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 504
Posted By MulliganAl

Hot Foot, need some new carbon shoes for my commute - suggestions?

I had a nice Specialized road bike which I sold along with my Sidi shoes but now I'm finding that I could use a full carbon shoe even with my commuter bike. I had hot foot really bad years ago so I...
09-03-18, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By MulliganAl

Suggestions for a Speed Cadence Sensor for iPhone

Sold my Garmin watch and unfortunately the speed and cadence sensor I purchased for it doesn't work with my iPhone so I'm in the market for a new one, any suggestions? Will be getting an Apple...
Forum: Commuting
08-26-18, 04:12 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,213
Posted By MulliganAl

One man痴 trash is another man痴 treasure.

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Was walking the dog when I noticed this bike...
08-24-18, 09:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By MulliganAl

Thanks so much for the suggestions, I'll look all...

Thanks so much for the suggestions, I'll look all those up and see which may work for my bike.
08-24-18, 09:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 412
Posted By MulliganAl

Need to replace my 700c 35 with a set of 32's, getting some fender rub,

any recommendations on a good set of whitewalls that can survive Georgia streets? I currently have Panaracers 35's on now but was wondering if there is something better that will maintain the...
05-20-18, 05:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 994
Posted By MulliganAl

Not sure how else to get it off, I put it on the...

Not sure how else to get it off, I put it on the stem, lock it down then when I unlock it, it's a PITA to get off. It's not a very expensive pump so that could be the issue. I'm not new to cycling...
05-20-18, 04:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 994
Posted By MulliganAl

Presta tube question

I have issues with the standard treaded presta valve getting stuck inside my pump fitting and have to force it off which has ripped a hole in the tube at the base. I知 now trying to figure out what...
09-10-17, 08:12 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,283
Posted By MulliganAl

Ideas for a classic looking frame pump for my Hillborne

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I'd like to buy a pump that is in keeping with the look of the bike but works on modern Presta valve times. Can anyone offer a few maker suggestions? thanks
03-29-17, 11:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,437
Posted By MulliganAl

You guys have been awesome. I'd love it if...

You guys have been awesome.

I'd love it if I could just put on a compact or subcompact crankset. At this point I don't need a drastic change, perhaps when I hit 60 I may, but for now I may be...
03-29-17, 08:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,437
Posted By MulliganAl

Thanks clifford, my bike is still stock, the only...

Thanks clifford, my bike is still stock, the only thing I changed was the wheel set to Mavic ES. I didn't realize I'd have to change the shifter also. This may end up costing more than I expected....
03-29-17, 06:55 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,437
Posted By MulliganAl

Would like to replace my double with a triple,

but how difficult is this to do and which triple would you guys recommend?

I have a 2007 Specialized Tarmac, and I love the bike, but age and bad knees have suggested that I add one more gear...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-16, 06:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,755
Posted By MulliganAl

Sorry GeneO, that was a cut/paste error, I don't...

Sorry GeneO, that was a cut/paste error, I don't have a triple, it's a 53/39 front.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-16, 08:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,755
Posted By MulliganAl

Thanks so much rjones28, I'm going to hit eBay to...

Thanks so much rjones28, I'm going to hit eBay to see if I can find a new crankset for a reasonable price.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-16, 08:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,755
Posted By MulliganAl

Yea, it looks like the 2007 had a (53/39), would...

Yea, it looks like the 2007 had a (53/39), would the compact - 50/34 give me that much more relief when I hit the hills? And is it pretty easy to install?
10-21-16, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,084
Posted By MulliganAl

Thanks guys, it's a stock 2007 Specialized Tarmac...

Thanks guys, it's a stock 2007 Specialized Tarmac Expert

Crankset FSA SL-K, 30/39/53 teeth
Rear Cogs 1-speed, 12 - 27 teeth

Thanks for the help
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-16, 07:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,755
Posted By MulliganAl

Thanks KLiNCK, I didn't think changing the rear...

Thanks KLiNCK, I didn't think changing the rear cassette would give me the extra help I needed. I appreciate any help you can offer.

It's a stock 2007 Specialized Tarmac Expert
Rear Cogs:...
10-21-16, 06:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,084
Posted By MulliganAl

Getting older, still love my Specialized Tarmac, but

the knees are beginning to tell me I need another gear. If I want to change the front cassette to add a granny gear what should I purchase and how difficult is it to swap out? I also have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-16, 06:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,755
Posted By MulliganAl

Getting old, still love my Specialized Tarmac, but

the knees are beginning to tell me I need another gear. If I want to change the front cassette to add a granny gear what should I purchase and how difficult is it to swap out? I'm going to keep...
Forum: Commuting
08-07-16, 06:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,519
Posted By MulliganAl

Thanks John, I have an extra stay so that may be...

Thanks John, I have an extra stay so that may be the way to go. Thanks for the photo.
Forum: Commuting
08-07-16, 04:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,519
Posted By MulliganAl

Thanks John, can you post a photo.

Thanks John, can you post a photo.
Forum: Commuting
08-07-16, 10:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,519
Posted By MulliganAl

Thanks NYMXer, it was a fun build. Now if I can...

Thanks NYMXer, it was a fun build. Now if I can only get this final thing fixed I'll be good to go.
Forum: Commuting
08-07-16, 10:06 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,519
Posted By MulliganAl

HHHmmmmm, never thought about that, not sure I'd...

HHHmmmmm, never thought about that, not sure I'd want to take of a foot though. Also the front is nicely bent under and finished so I'm not sure how to recreate that.
Forum: Commuting
08-07-16, 09:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,519
Posted By MulliganAl

Front fender rattle, does anyone have a

solution, and please photos if you have any?

Installing these hammered fenders has been a labor of love and if it hadn't been I would have thrown them away some time ago. I finally got the...
Forum: Commuting
04-18-16, 07:06 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 12,609
Posted By MulliganAl

Panaracer Pasela PT 700x35c tire pressure question???

I've searched everyplace I could think of but I can't find the recommended tire pressure for a set of Panaracer Pasela PT 700x35c. I'm finding everything from 70+ to 100+.

I pinched a tire on a...
12-31-15, 12:12 AM
Replies: 363
Views: 87,073
Posted By MulliganAl

Really dig the look. 481792

Really dig the look.

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11-09-15, 11:21 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 15,947
Posted By MulliganAl

Got my Park stand last Friday and man it's really...

Got my Park stand last Friday and man it's really sturdy and much much nicer and heavier than the PerformanceBike stand I purchased a few years back. Now I just need to find the tool tray for a good...
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