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09-14-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 561
Posted By Mulberry20

I can't think of any but the Emonda and Tarmac...

I can't think of any but the Emonda and Tarmac are pretty serious bikes. If you are looking for something more compliant and relaxed look at the Trek Domane and Specialized Roubaix.

In terms of...
09-14-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 561
Posted By Mulberry20

Well, the Venge is gone unless some models from...

Well, the Venge is gone unless some models from last year are around. When the new Tarmac was released in July they killed it.

I would gravitate to Trek because in my experience the dealer...
09-13-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,344
Posted By Mulberry20

Don’t feel so bad that you are confused by the...

Don’t feel so bad that you are confused by the concept of gravel bikes. That is exactly the idea when it comes to marketing. People will often spend the most on something they don’t need when they...
09-13-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,440
Posted By Mulberry20

I wouldn’t change from my 53/39 and 12/25 setup...

I wouldn’t change from my 53/39 and 12/25 setup for anything.
09-13-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,440
Posted By Mulberry20

An 11/42 cassette sounds like a better idea than...

An 11/42 cassette sounds like a better idea than it really is. On the road, no matter what chain ring you go with it is a nuisance to an abortion if you are riding on variable roads and shifting a...
09-12-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,344
Posted By Mulberry20

It is a brilliant marketing concept. Back in the...

It is a brilliant marketing concept. Back in the day, I rode throughout the northeast on unpaved roads on a beater bike because who in their right mind would take something nice on a road where rocks...
09-09-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 884
Posted By Mulberry20

I live in Manhattan and have been to the store...

I live in Manhattan and have been to the store downtown. They look even better in person.
09-07-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,163
Posted By Mulberry20

Just wait. The Gravel Bike Bubble will pop soon...

Just wait. The Gravel Bike Bubble will pop soon and they will be all over the place.
09-06-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By Mulberry20

Coming from a dyed in the wool Campy guy, Shimano...

Coming from a dyed in the wool Campy guy, Shimano make the best pedals. No rocking, no creaking, no drama. No chipping, no peeling. Nice wide platform.
09-06-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 368
Posted By Mulberry20

I like Shimano better the cleats are better and...

I like Shimano better the cleats are better and cheaper. The pedal below the 105 pedal is around $50. I bought two pairs of 105 pedals 6 mos ago for less than $100 each. They are excellent pedals.
09-01-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By Mulberry20

Is this for a gravel bike by any chance? Campy is...

Is this for a gravel bike by any chance? Campy is going to launch a 13 speed gravel groupset this month with a 9 tooth ultra-wide cassette and a non-linear derailleur to make shifting much faster and...
08-28-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 354
Posted By Mulberry20

Interesting logic 🤪

Interesting logic 🤪
08-26-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 846
Posted By Mulberry20

Just buy stuff for cross fit, t shirts and...

Just buy stuff for cross fit, t shirts and compression shorts, long tights. Much cheaper and more durable.
08-25-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,967
Posted By Mulberry20

Safety and price don't go hand in hand all the...

Safety and price don't go hand in hand all the time. POC helmets are very expensive but fail basic safety tests.

I really like my Kali. The guys there are very experienced and the prices are more...
08-23-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,652
Posted By Mulberry20

I don’t but I enjoy seeing people wearing a mask...

I don’t but I enjoy seeing people wearing a mask but no helmet.
08-21-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,086
Posted By Mulberry20

Unless you want to spend untold hours sealing and...

Unless you want to spend untold hours sealing and resealing, I would put light weight butyl tubes in and enjoy your life and bicycle. Many people in your shoes take this route, happily I might add.
...
08-20-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 725
Posted By Mulberry20

but is there a really hot chick on the screen? 🤣🤣🤣

but is there a really hot chick on the screen? 🤣🤣🤣
08-20-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,183
Posted By Mulberry20

Not to make your life more complicated but I...

Not to make your life more complicated but I would also look at the 2021 Pinarello Paris and Gan.
08-19-20, 08:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,183
Posted By Mulberry20

A friend of mine got a Domane SL7 about a month...

A friend of mine got a Domane SL7 about a month ago in a killer green and black color. He is a physical wreck.

I rode the bike for 12 miles and I cannot imagine anyone having an issue with it. The...
08-17-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 888
Posted By Mulberry20

Giant and Merida make 80% of the carbon frames....

Giant and Merida make 80% of the carbon frames. Merida and Specialized have cross ownership and don’t sell Merida bikes here.
08-17-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,416
Posted By Mulberry20

Ha, we get taken for a ride anyway might as well...

Ha, we get taken for a ride anyway might as well be this way.
08-16-20, 09:12 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,416
Posted By Mulberry20

I liked the tiger stripes 👍

I liked the tiger stripes 👍
08-16-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,416
Posted By Mulberry20

I am 57, both kids out of college and working. ...

I am 57, both kids out of college and working.

Older men dating younger women is common in Manhattan. Their parents aren’t around and they run feral.
08-16-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 654
Posted By Mulberry20

Unless you have a very special frame upgrading...

Unless you have a very special frame upgrading components is generally a big waste of money. Replacing broken things or wear items is a different story but at some point that is a big waste of money...
08-14-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 343
Posted By Mulberry20

I am a Domer too!

I am a Domer too!
08-14-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,161
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?
08-13-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,168
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, 02:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 829
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: 33
Views: 829
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...
08-12-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,073
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: 60
Views: 2,161
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.
08-11-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,733
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: 132
Views: 5,733
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: 132
Views: 5,733
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: 132
Views: 5,733
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: 40
Views: 2,037
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: 40
Views: 2,037
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: 68
Views: 2,102
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: 2,481
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: 2,481
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: 265
Views: 6,970
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: 265
Views: 6,970
Posted By Mulberry20

get a satellite phone

get a satellite phone
08-01-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,552
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: 2,280
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: 719
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: 1,025
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: 552
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: 552
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: 132
Views: 5,733
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: 132
Views: 5,733
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.
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