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08-11-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,347
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: 125
Views: 4,347
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, 07:43 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,347
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, 05:10 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,347
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, 06:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,332
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, 06:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,332
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, 09:35 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,167
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”.
08-03-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,876
Posted By Mulberry20

I would say they are equal bikes in quality. Trek...

I would say they are equal bikes in quality. Trek however will give you much more reliable service. Cervelo is not a big brand for any independent retailer.

They are both mid-quality bikes that in...
08-03-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,876
Posted By Mulberry20

Personally I would pass on any bike with a...

Personally I would pass on any bike with a press-fit bottom bracket. That is my opinion based on experience and feed back from close friends.

What is so compelling about Di2?

That money over...
08-02-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 5,384
Posted By Mulberry20

A satellite phone is must for anyone running...

A satellite phone is must for anyone running tubeless tires 🤣🤣🤣
08-02-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 5,384
Posted By Mulberry20

get a satellite phone

get a satellite phone
08-01-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,267
Posted By Mulberry20

I use a technique that is helpful in skiing as...

I use a technique that is helpful in skiing as well. If I am going fast I went my body weight off the saddle and distributed as evenly across the bike as possible. Being off the seat and relaxed...
07-31-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,986
Posted By Mulberry20

wealthy asians ride American and Italian bikes

wealthy asians ride American and Italian bikes
07-29-20, 08:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 567
Posted By Mulberry20

https://www.specialized.com/us/en/allez-sprint-com...

https://www.specialized.com/us/en/allez-sprint-comp-disc/p/154235?color=239541-154235&searchText=90019-5249

Every size is in stock. Ship to your house or store.
07-26-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 883
Posted By Mulberry20

The rider makes up between 70 - 80 % of the drag...

The rider makes up between 70 - 80 % of the drag depending on who you believe.

I have two classic steel bikes, a Serotta Colorado and a Colnago Master, both I loved to death. Neither however are...
07-23-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 478
Posted By Mulberry20

Seems more logical in terms of performance,...

Seems more logical in terms of performance, reliability and aesthetics. I really can’t think of a reason not to go in that direction.
07-23-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 478
Posted By Mulberry20

Why not scrap what you have. Avoid mismatched...

Why not scrap what you have. Avoid mismatched parts and get a whole new 105 groupset for $450 - $500 and the 105 power meter for another $300. $100 for labor?
07-22-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,347
Posted By Mulberry20

That is a beauty. I bet the bottom bracket and...

That is a beauty. I bet the bottom bracket and seat post don’t squeak. 😂
07-22-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,347
Posted By Mulberry20

Add DeSalvo, Cicli Barco, long waits record...

Add DeSalvo, Cicli Barco, long waits record demand. Demand for bikes from Pegoretti’s shop is higher now actually.
07-18-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 857
Posted By Mulberry20

No, it isn’t. Tubeless road tires are insanely...

No, it isn’t. Tubeless road tires are insanely stupid. Probably the biggest waste of time in all road biking land.

Think about it. You rely on “old” technology to get you home. Duh!

I would put...
07-13-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,489
Posted By Mulberry20

I am enjoying reading this thread everyday. Tubes...

I am enjoying reading this thread everyday. Tubes are that horrible that you deal with this nightmare on a daily basis? Not sure I understand it. This thread has a similar vibe as threads about...
07-09-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 592
Posted By Mulberry20

How about Campy Potenza? I have seen many...

How about Campy Potenza? I have seen many pictures of that groupset on vintage frames. SRAM is a good idea since it is an American frame and SRAM is as well.
07-09-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,585
Posted By Mulberry20

When you have kids and you are in your 40s you...

When you have kids and you are in your 40s you are spending lots of time being a parent and honestly eating a lot of crap they eat.

Fitness-wise that was a bad time for me. It happens. I dead lift...
07-05-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By Mulberry20

1000 Miles

So I have 1000 miles on these tires. These are dream tires. The new compound is much more durable than the old. No cuts, no punctures, pebble grain still visible on the rear.

I did a rotation and...
07-05-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By Mulberry20

Original poster, just buy the Shimano Ultegra...

Original poster, just buy the Shimano Ultegra pedals they come with the yellow cleats and enjoy the bike.
07-04-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By Mulberry20

My total indifference to Shimano components stops...

My total indifference to Shimano components stops at the pedals. Without a doubt Shimano makes the best and most trouble free pedals and cleats. The 105 pedals are ideal but the Ultegra pedals might...
07-03-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 752
Posted By Mulberry20

It is just common sense. Cotton is a horrible...

It is just common sense. Cotton is a horrible fabric for athletic socks. I wear the same socks for cross-fit, gym class and cycling. They last forever and fully guaranteed for life.

Try a pair of...
07-01-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By Mulberry20

When you go to the limit, which is what you are...

When you go to the limit, which is what you are suggesting based on Cervelo's guidance it will be a crap shoot. Some tires will size larger for a number of reasons and you will have a problem. In my...
06-30-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 161
Posted By Mulberry20

My Cicli Barco Build Begins

Decided to go for it. Fitting next week in NY, and then start the frame specs. Definitely going stainless with some splashes of color. Late October delivery.

:love:
06-30-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 263
Posted By Mulberry20

I gave up and mixed my own from enamel model...

I gave up and mixed my own from enamel model paint and glitter. I had one small orange chip to fix, so I mixed red and yellow and some silver glitter.
06-29-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 316
Posted By Mulberry20

Two things, one Columbus owns Cinelli, and two...

Two things, one Columbus owns Cinelli, and two Columbus is one of a small handful of companies making tubing with a sterling reputation. I can only think of two others with superior branded tubing...
06-22-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 531
Posted By Mulberry20

Sounds like too much lube. Any bike specific...

Sounds like too much lube. Any bike specific cleaner should be safe.
06-19-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 927
Posted By Mulberry20

Michelin does. The Aircomp is my favorite tube. ...

Michelin does. The Aircomp is my favorite tube.

BTW you can use 23 tubes on 25 tires with no issues. In fact its easier to mount them.
06-19-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,376
Posted By Mulberry20

I gave up on a Brooks saddle about 5 years ago...

I gave up on a Brooks saddle about 5 years ago after 3 months of near torture. I bought a Fabric Scoop and then another for my second bike and haven’t thought about saddles since. They are incredibly...
06-18-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,101
Posted By Mulberry20

I have Campy Protons and Zondas and they are very...

I have Campy Protons and Zondas and they are very audible but I do notice people turn their heads when I approach on the loop in Central Park. For me it is a good thing.
06-15-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 943
Posted By Mulberry20

OP, what size and width are your feet? Can you...

OP, what size and width are your feet? Can you deal with a crazy color like yellow? If you have either small feet or large feet, you could score up shoes on clearance for a song. If you are a size 10...
06-15-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 943
Posted By Mulberry20

You should approach bike shoes from known...

You should approach bike shoes from known manufacturers like you approach underwear, fit is by far the most important criteria because quality is generally equal across major brands. The difference...
06-15-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,449
Posted By Mulberry20

Sub 20lbs is easy, sub 17 easy but expensive but...

Sub 20lbs is easy, sub 17 easy but expensive but not with that tire range. I would guess 30 mm is going to be your limit. Speedvagen can do a sub 15lb steel bike but in that size maybe a hair...
06-08-20, 04:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By Mulberry20

Probably just a question of resources at the...

Probably just a question of resources at the company. They weren’t horribly expensive either. $38 each, no tax and international shipping was $15. I probably should have bought three now that I think...
06-07-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 774
Posted By Mulberry20

New Veloflex Tire Line

Veloflex tires have been my favorite for years but it became hard to get them since 10 people make them in Northern Italy, then the pandemic came.

https://www.veloflex.it...
06-06-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,620
Posted By Mulberry20

https://www.giant-bicycles.com/us/bikes-contend-ar...

https://www.giant-bicycles.com/us/bikes-contend-ar

Those two are more bike than you probably need.
06-06-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,620
Posted By Mulberry20

My suggestion for a first bike. ...

My suggestion for a first bike.

https://www.specialized.com/US/en/shop/bikes/road-bikes/performance-road-bikes/allez/c/allez?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI0d-8rr3t6QIVhZOzCh3m1wgAEAAYASAAEgLyGPD_BwE

How...
06-05-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,018
Posted By Mulberry20

DeSalvo, he would be my pick.

DeSalvo, he would be my pick.
06-05-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 709
Posted By Mulberry20

The only road tires that wide I can think of are...

The only road tires that wide I can think of are Panaracer Gravel Kings. Call the BikeTiresDirect and ask the guys. They are based in Oregon. They are very helpful on the phone.
06-02-20, 04:02 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 790
Posted By Mulberry20

The trick to reducing muscle soreness is whey...

The trick to reducing muscle soreness is whey protein and creatine.
05-23-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,400
Posted By Mulberry20

I have a new appreciation for sledge hammers and...

I have a new appreciation for sledge hammers and hoof trimmers.
05-22-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,584
Posted By Mulberry20

You are way too tall for a 54 my girlfriend rides...

You are way too tall for a 54 my girlfriend rides a 54 and she is 5’7.
05-19-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 599
Posted By Mulberry20

The Pirelli Cincurato is the most puncture...

The Pirelli Cincurato is the most puncture resistant tire tested by Bike Tire Rolling Resistance and reasonably fast. That might be an idea. I have ridden on Pirellis and they are awesome tires.
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