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06-24-19, 01:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,825
Posted By Caliwild

Sorry for the late response... I bought a roll...

Sorry for the late response... I bought a roll from Amazon in clear. See below... You can cut it to fit any part of the bike.
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 407
Views: 32,387
Posted By Caliwild

HOT! Don't love the chainrings but still hot!

HOT! Don't love the chainrings but still hot!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,041
Posted By Caliwild

I test rode an Oltre XR1 (not CV), an Aria (not...

I test rode an Oltre XR1 (not CV), an Aria (not CV), an Oltre XR3 (has CV) and Infinito (has CV) and all I can say is that the counterveil (CV) really works. The Aria felt the harshest of the 4 I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,041
Posted By Caliwild

https://road.cc/content/tech-news/258874-bianchi-l...

https://road.cc/content/tech-news/258874-bianchi-launches-sprint-road-bike
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,041
Posted By Caliwild

Looks good... I hope it's not as stiff as the...

Looks good... I hope it's not as stiff as the Aria, which is great for racing but seemed a bit too harsh for weekend riding. The bigger tire clearance should help though...
03-20-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 5,994
Posted By Caliwild

Ibis Hakka MX? Love mine and the complete Rival...

Ibis Hakka MX? Love mine and the complete Rival build is around $3K and weighs 19 lbs in a size 55...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-19, 02:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,578
Posted By Caliwild

IMO, Eroica California / Nova Eroica is the best...

IMO, Eroica California / Nova Eroica is the best in Cali for sure... Stops at wineries and olive oil farms?! Beats bananas and PB sandwiches!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-19, 11:13 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
03-15-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 758
Posted By Caliwild

I went from 29 to 32 Campy and notice a SLIGHT...

I went from 29 to 32 Campy and notice a SLIGHT improvement when climbing. Maybe I just don't climb steep enough hills!
03-14-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,034
Posted By Caliwild

I feel like "N' is a temporary state of mind for...

I feel like "N' is a temporary state of mind for me (usually lasting for a few months after I get a new bike)... I feel like I'm there but then it wanes and I'm back on the hunt.
03-07-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 10,880
Posted By Caliwild

I have this Lezyne light on my vintage bike and...

I have this Lezyne light on my vintage bike and the chrome version doesn't look too out-of-place on vintage aluminum bars...

https://www.lezyne.com/product-led-perf-power1100i.php
Replies: 11
Views: 1,060
Posted By Caliwild

Not a bad price but I'd feel better if it were...

Not a bad price but I'd feel better if it were around $800...
02-26-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,825
Posted By Caliwild

Update: Finally got a chance to put it through...

Update: Finally got a chance to put it through its paces. The bike climbs REALLY well due to the light weight. The Schwalbe Thunder Burts are also fantastic... they roll pretty darn quick on...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,011
Posted By Caliwild

I'd consider the Shimano C24 wheelset...

I'd consider the Shimano C24 wheelset...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-19, 07:33 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,180
Posted By Caliwild

Rode great, but ended up selling it as it was too...

Rode great, but ended up selling it as it was too small for me...


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Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,723
Posted By Caliwild

Infinitos

I had a 2011 Infinito that I rode the heck out of but then ended up selling. Of course, I regretted that decision so I had to get a 2018... All is well in the universe now.
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02-20-19, 07:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,441
Posted By Caliwild

I considered it for a little while but then ended...

I considered it for a little while but then ended up going with an Ibis Hakka MX. Didn't like that I couldn't see the bike before purchase... But it looks very nice!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 32,387
Posted By Caliwild

Giant TCR - Team Sunweb edition w/9100 DA

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 407
Views: 32,387
Posted By Caliwild

1990s Daccordi with full Dura Ace & H Plus Son TB14 rims

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 241
Views: 8,738
Posted By Caliwild

I was slowly being convinced that discs are the...

I was slowly being convinced that discs are the future until I tried the Cane Creek EE rim brakes with aluminum wheels... truly amazing braking (in dry conditions).

If I did a lot of high speed...
02-20-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 77,280
Posted By Caliwild

That X4 is gorgeous!

That X4 is gorgeous!
02-20-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 284
Views: 77,280
Posted By Caliwild

"vintage"

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02-20-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,825
Posted By Caliwild

Thanks! Only been on the road so far and I'm...

Thanks! Only been on the road so far and I'm quite impressed. Hoping to take it on some dirt this weekend... And then hopefully doing Nova Eroica (California) on it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-19, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 659
Posted By Caliwild

I'd sell two and buy one. That way, you've...

I'd sell two and buy one. That way, you've thinned the herd but still have a new one!
02-19-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,417
Posted By Caliwild

What's that T-shirt say? Life's too short to...

What's that T-shirt say? Life's too short to ride crap bikes... I personally think you should ride the best bike you can afford. And if you have any grail bikes just hanging in a room somewhere,...
02-12-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,825
Posted By Caliwild

A few more pics...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/hakka3_64a336442ef58832f925cae64449999d9f3a7c96.jpeg...
02-11-19, 05:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,825
Posted By Caliwild

Thanks for the tips... Will do some riding...

Thanks for the tips... Will do some riding before deciding on the dropper...

Went with 27.5 wheels and I'm glad to report that there is NO toe overlap with a 9.5 shoe...

Also, bike (size 55)...
02-11-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,825
Posted By Caliwild

Pulled the trigger...

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01-31-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 10,880
Posted By Caliwild

I signed up for the classic ride on Sunday but am...

I signed up for the classic ride on Sunday but am now considering also doing the Nova ride on Saturday. The combo ticket saves you money but too late for that. Does anyone know if I can add on the...
01-30-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,825
Posted By Caliwild

Since it's my thread, I'm guessing I can derail...

Since it's my thread, I'm guessing I can derail it a little?? Anyway, would you put a dropper on this bike if not planning too much single track?
01-25-19, 11:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,825
Posted By Caliwild

I just saw an OPEN UP bike on my regular road...

I just saw an OPEN UP bike on my regular road ride today and, boy, that's a nice frame as well. But even more spendy than the Ibis...
01-25-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,825
Posted By Caliwild

The new shipments are going out with the new Enve...

The new shipments are going out with the new Enve fork that has the flat mount...
01-24-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,825
Posted By Caliwild

Thanks. Not looking for a CX bike... Anyone else...

Thanks. Not looking for a CX bike... Anyone else have any actual experience with the bike?
01-24-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,825
Posted By Caliwild

Ibis Hakka MX opinions

Hey gang,

Just wanted to know if anyone has any first-hand experience with this bike? And, if you do, do you think the carbon wheelset upgrade is worthwhile? Thanks in advance...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,119
Posted By Caliwild

You asked about interesting/unique bar tape... ...

You asked about interesting/unique bar tape... This is what I use and have been very happy. Plus, you can get all matchy-matchy with your bike:

https://supacaz.com/category/bar-tape/
01-10-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7,337
Views: 1,923,662
Posted By Caliwild

Thanks, guys... was going for flashy but not...

Thanks, guys... was going for flashy but not gaudy...
01-10-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 7,337
Views: 1,923,662
Posted By Caliwild

They're the paul skewers in the limited release...

They're the paul skewers in the limited release Rasta (red, gold, green) color: https://www.paulcomp.com/shop/components/quick-release-skewers/
01-10-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 7,337
Views: 1,923,662
Posted By Caliwild

Mondonico - updated

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,065
Posted By Caliwild

It looks like the cheaper variants of the Diverge...

It looks like the cheaper variants of the Diverge do NOT have futureshock, which might be a good thing...
12-28-18, 05:39 PM
Replies: 51,235
Views: 6,660,344
Posted By Caliwild

Used to be mine... I can vouch for the fact that...

Used to be mine... I can vouch for the fact that it looks super clean...
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-18, 10:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,215
Posted By Caliwild

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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The TCR just feels right in terms of overall weight (mine is down to 15lbs...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-18, 01:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,215
Posted By Caliwild

I test rode the Aria and it was too harsh IMO. ...

I test rode the Aria and it was too harsh IMO. The TCR is aggressive but not too uncomfortable. I ended up getting the TCR and love it.
10-16-18, 03:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,516
Posted By Caliwild

I had an Olmo with Aelle tubing that was very...

I had an Olmo with Aelle tubing that was very underwhelming... Another Olmo with Chromor tubing was even worse.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-18, 11:18 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,456
Posted By Caliwild

I don't think you can go wrong with either but I...

I don't think you can go wrong with either but I have a slight preference for the Taz...
10-01-18, 11:28 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 10,880
Posted By Caliwild

Woot!

Registered for the medium route! Canít wait...
10-01-18, 09:59 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,844
Posted By Caliwild

Registration is open and routes are posted! Woot!...

Registration is open and routes are posted! Woot! Just signed up!!
09-17-18, 01:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,532
Posted By Caliwild

I have these and LOVE them... ...

I have these and LOVE them...

https://missionworkshop.com/collections/bike-shoes-by-quoc-pham/products/the-fixed-spd-bike-shoe

These are nice too but don't fit as well as the Quoc Pham ones......
09-17-18, 11:59 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,844
Posted By Caliwild

Funny, that's where I just booked! Looks good to...

Funny, that's where I just booked! Looks good to me...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-18, 10:24 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,603,426
Posted By Caliwild

I always liked that color scheme... HOT!

I always liked that color scheme... HOT!
09-17-18, 09:19 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,844
Posted By Caliwild

Just got the announcement that Eroica California...

Just got the announcement that Eroica California 2019 will be in Cambria! Book your hotels 'cause they'll fill up quickly in this small town... I know it's too early to be excited, but I am!
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