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12-17-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,573
Posted By Mulberry20

Are you wearing a Merino base layer and Merino...

Are you wearing a Merino base layer and Merino socks?

I would kill for that weather. That is shorts weather and summer gloves for me.
12-16-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 821
Posted By Mulberry20

Email Parlee Cycles in Beverly. Parlee is well...

Email Parlee Cycles in Beverly. Parlee is well known for uber expensive custom bikes and probably has several good wheel builders in the rolodex.
12-14-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,454
Posted By Mulberry20

Fabric makes great saddles. I have two Scoops. I...

Fabric makes great saddles. I have two Scoops. I used to think that saddles and rear ends needed to be matched but I honestly think that is a myth. There are good saddles and bad saddles.
12-09-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 767
Posted By Mulberry20

Next is toddlers with beards wearing red and...

Next is toddlers with beards wearing red and black plaid on little gravel bikes.
12-05-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,178
Posted By Mulberry20

Cold bothers me more. Below 40 I donít ride...

Cold bothers me more. Below 40 I donít ride outside.
12-05-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 948
Posted By Mulberry20

Thatís sad. Itís a wonderful 45 and rain in NYC...

Thatís sad. Itís a wonderful 45 and rain in NYC today. Tomorrow high in the 30s. Over two feet of snow coming to New England today.

We are spoiled.
11-23-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 6,112
Posted By Mulberry20

From an engineering stand point, the whole idea...

From an engineering stand point, the whole idea is completely flawed. How many things that rotate are other than a circle?
11-19-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,400
Posted By Mulberry20

The first two are a total waste of money. No need...

The first two are a total waste of money. No need for that data. Ride as hard and as long as you can and time permits.

Shoes, there is nothing more expensive (or painful) than cheap shoes. Don't...
11-17-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,224
Posted By Mulberry20

It would be easier just to keep the cheapest...

It would be easier just to keep the cheapest Wipperman Connex chain handy for about $25 rather than fiddle with a tool.

I only use Campy Chorus and Record chains and have never in over ten years...
11-16-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,220
Posted By Mulberry20

Good engineering dictates the best material for...

Good engineering dictates the best material for each part not the same material for each part.
11-07-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,620
Posted By Mulberry20

Get the Smartwool 250 long sleeve base layer. I...

Get the Smartwool 250 long sleeve base layer. I have both the 150 and 250 and bought them 50% off.
11-07-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,620
Posted By Mulberry20

With the right base layer a mid warmth jacket is...

With the right base layer a mid warmth jacket is your best bet. Hands, feet, neck and ears are the most sensitive areas not your torso.
11-03-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,165
Posted By Mulberry20

Proponents of tubeless "technology" suffer from...

Proponents of tubeless "technology" suffer from cognitive dissonance. It is a common behavior so those suffering shouldn't be embarrassed by it. For a technology to be truly disruptive it has to pass...
10-25-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 790
Posted By Mulberry20

I am shopping for a new bike and talking to...

I am shopping for a new bike and talking to builders and avoiding disk brakes.

Donít want any of the hassles and donít need them.
10-20-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 664
Posted By Mulberry20

I switched to Swiss Stop blue compound and no...

I switched to Swiss Stop blue compound and no noise at all.
10-18-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By Mulberry20

Cinelli Gel Cork, easy to find anywhere generally...

Cinelli Gel Cork, easy to find anywhere generally $15. The non gel version comes in a lot more colors, The Bontrager version is the same stuff most likely.

Great stuff, great feel, easy to wrap,...
10-18-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,657
Posted By Mulberry20

Guys from Brooklyn look like that

Guys from Brooklyn look like that
10-17-20, 08:50 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,310
Posted By Mulberry20

I am more concerned with the type and mix of...

I am more concerned with the type and mix of amino acids. That is the whole point not just the level of crude protein that is consumed.
10-17-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 633
Posted By Mulberry20

The perfect saddle is somewhat of a crapshoot....

The perfect saddle is somewhat of a crapshoot. Two things to avoid in your search are 1) High Price, no correlation at all to comfort or durability. I have Fabric Scoops and they are among the most...
10-17-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 790
Posted By Mulberry20

No, you can use tubes. I have a friend that rides...

No, you can use tubes. I have a friend that rides them on his commuting bike in Manhattan and he really likes them.

The are hybrid road/gravel tires.

I ride the P Zero clinchers and like them...
10-17-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 790
Posted By Mulberry20

look at Pirelli Cinturato

look at Pirelli Cinturato
10-16-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,310
Posted By Mulberry20

Much of what you said is scientifically false....

Much of what you said is scientifically false. For one whey protein is real food. It is just mechanically filtered and dried liquid whey. The degree of filtering makes one more digestible than...
10-16-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,310
Posted By Mulberry20

Good diet of animal and vegetable protein but I...

Good diet of animal and vegetable protein but I always have a whey protein shake after riding or gym classes.

There is really no practical substitute for whey protein. I use Optimum Nutrition Gold...
10-15-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,971
Posted By Mulberry20

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Interesting bit of trivia. The C64 is made in the personal workshop of...
10-14-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,752
Posted By Mulberry20

$31 each

$31 each
10-14-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,971
Posted By Mulberry20

Imagine getting a scratch on that bike 😫

Imagine getting a scratch on that bike 😫
10-14-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,971
Posted By Mulberry20

What Bikes Make You Drool???

For me it is a Colnago C64 in white or red with raw black carbon tubes. I get weak in the knees when I see one.
:love:
10-12-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,017
Posted By Mulberry20

I am sorry you are wrong. Basically every state...

I am sorry you are wrong. Basically every state has consumer protection laws that go beyond the stated warranty if it is reasonable to assume a product should function properly beyond the stated...
10-12-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,017
Posted By Mulberry20

As a consumer, is it reasonable to assume that...

As a consumer, is it reasonable to assume that high-end bicycle wheels should last for more than 2 years, assuming there was no damage caused by the consumer.
10-12-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,017
Posted By Mulberry20

Years ago I took the company that installed my...

Years ago I took the company that installed my pool cover to court. It was after the warranty. They never showed up. They would show an elephant walking on the cover in their ads. The judge asked me...
10-12-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,017
Posted By Mulberry20

Definitely file in small claims court. They won't...

Definitely file in small claims court. They won't show up and you will win a summary judgment, Do it.
10-11-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,005
Posted By Mulberry20

Too far. When you live in the city getting the...

Too far. When you live in the city getting the energy to leave is difficult. I will probably stick with the retailer in Delaware.
...
10-10-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,188
Posted By Mulberry20

I would suggest a folding tool gadget unless you...

I would suggest a folding tool gadget unless you have tools already. Allen wrenches are a must in fact allen head screws are basically every screw on most bikes.
10-09-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 797
Posted By Mulberry20

Sarto is a pretty elite maker. I would say itís...

Sarto is a pretty elite maker. I would say itís worth a pretty penny. Sarto is one of only a handful of Italian shops making carbon frames in Italy. Sarto makes extremely expensive bikes.

Email...
10-08-20, 04:51 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,749
Posted By Mulberry20

That is a risky part to buy that way.

That is a risky part to buy that way.
10-01-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 15,429
Posted By Mulberry20

This is the steel/carbon frame. Drooling. ...

This is the steel/carbon frame. Drooling.
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09-30-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,345
Posted By Mulberry20

Shimano 105 or Ultegra pedals all the way. This...

Shimano 105 or Ultegra pedals all the way. This is from a life long and still Campy guy.
09-28-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,033
Posted By Mulberry20

The Lazer helmets are pretty trim. I have a Kali...

The Lazer helmets are pretty trim. I have a Kali and itís reasonably non-mushroomy.
09-27-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 878
Posted By Mulberry20

ďThe biggest human temptation is to settle for...

ďThe biggest human temptation is to settle for too little.Ē
09-27-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,576
Posted By Mulberry20

from your lips to godís ears, meaning letís hope...

from your lips to godís ears, meaning letís hope the new frame solves the problem and you are squeak free
09-27-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 2,443
Views: 163,690
Posted By Mulberry20

I am happy with the set up but after all these...

I am happy with the set up but after all these years I think I am going to freshen the front end with a new fork, more compact bars and a new stem.
09-25-20, 04:28 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 15,429
Posted By Mulberry20

[QUOTE=genejockey;21713443]Looks like the same...

[QUOTE=genejockey;21713443]Looks like the same generation of Chorus I used to build up my Battaglin.
...
09-25-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 15,429
Posted By Mulberry20

here you go, getting ready for 7 times around...

here you go, getting ready for 7 times around Central Park as we speak....
09-25-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 15,429
Posted By Mulberry20

13 years from now carbon bikes being sold today...

13 years from now carbon bikes being sold today wonít be rideable because so many parts are non-standard and the main areas of stress are quite questionable IMO. But great wall art.
09-24-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 15,429
Posted By Mulberry20

I have a 13 year old Serotta that is my daily...

I have a 13 year old Serotta that is my daily bike. It has Campy Chorus on it. Iíve been offered $3,700 for it. Not sure anyone would want a carbon bike that was 13 years old, just saying.
09-23-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 15,429
Posted By Mulberry20

Thats total BS. High end steel frames are...

Thats total BS. High end steel frames are actually lighter than carbon frames. It has a lot of advantages, most notably a top custom steel frame is about $3,500 whereas a custom carbon frame non...
09-22-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,087
Posted By Mulberry20

Bike tires are essentially a circle when mounted...

Bike tires are essentially a circle when mounted and inflated so if they are wider they must also be taller. Has nothing to do with Continental.
09-22-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,087
Posted By Mulberry20

huh?

huh?
09-21-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,279
Posted By Mulberry20

Negative, two reasons: Trek's move to a T47...

Negative, two reasons: Trek's move to a T47 threaded BB and the service levels at the stores which are generally very good to excellent, IMO.
09-19-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,599
Posted By Mulberry20

i canít be of much help I havenít driven a car in...

i canít be of much help I havenít driven a car in three years but if need to know about the NYC subways reach out!
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