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12-29-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,675
Posted By Mulberry20

They are definitely approved for carbon wheels....

They are definitely approved for carbon wheels. Two iterations ago they were not. They are cotton casing, very high TPI count. I was surprised at how durable they turned out to be even in the summer....
12-29-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,675
Posted By Mulberry20

The Veloflex Corsa EVO mounts small. Those would...

The Veloflex Corsa EVO mounts small. Those would be worth a try. They are awesome.
12-29-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,675
Posted By Mulberry20

Did you use the new EVO version?

Did you use the new EVO version?
12-21-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 521
Posted By Mulberry20

Can't think of any. I will tell you that with the...

Can't think of any. I will tell you that with the right instructor and format, spinning is far superior exercise to road cycling. Before the gyms locked down for classes in NYC I went to the gym...
12-18-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,345
Posted By Mulberry20

Do Gravel Riders Drink Kombucha Tea?

Seems like from all the ads I am bombarded with, gravel riders wear red plaid, have perfectly groomed beards and probably cross-country ski with wool pants and suspenders.

What's the deal with...
12-17-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,232
Posted By Mulberry20

The Scoop comes in three profiles from flat to...

The Scoop comes in three profiles from flat to quite a bit of curve for upright riding. I have one flat one and one mid curve and I like them both. They are very durable and well engineered, and very...
12-17-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,251
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: 678
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: 1,232
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.
12-14-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 238
Posted By Mulberry20

It is a nice bike. I rode one in the Spring for...

It is a nice bike. I rode one in the Spring for about an hour or so.

Two others in that genre of bike are the Specialized Roubaix and my pick the Pinarello Paris. The Paris in my opinion is the...
12-14-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,902
Posted By Mulberry20

You should discuss exercising with your Dr....

You should discuss exercising with your Dr. first. If you are on medication for anything your Dr. can give you guidance on how to approach this.

My opinion is that at your age, you should get back...
12-09-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 655
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.
12-06-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2,167
Views: 149,748
Posted By Mulberry20

It was 37 degrees and very windy so Zero. I...

It was 37 degrees and very windy so Zero.

I did a 90 minute Tabata class outside though in Central Park.
12-05-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 985
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: 890
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.
12-05-20, 05:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 561
Posted By Mulberry20

Ask DHL

Ask DHL
12-04-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 883
Posted By Mulberry20

Get a custom bike. You would be surprised what a...

Get a custom bike. You would be surprised what a first class custom steel bike costs. Lighter than most carbon frames to boot.
11-30-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 937
Posted By Mulberry20

I would replace the chain and have the bearings...

I would replace the chain and have the bearings looked at by a mechanic and everything retorqued, cables. Tune up stuff.

You can buy an adhesive chain stay guard to cover that up. Or you can buy...
11-29-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,571
Posted By Mulberry20

My steel bike is about 17.5lbs in a size 54. It...

My steel bike is about 17.5lbs in a size 54. It is 13 years old.

Lots of mid-priced carbon bikes are 20lbs or thereabout especially aero bikes. The Trek Domane comes to mind at 22lbs. Components...
11-29-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,207
Posted By Mulberry20

It is also ironic that its sister company makes...

It is also ironic that its sister company makes 3D printed carbon saddles.
11-27-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,240
Posted By Mulberry20

Hybrid and Upgrade are two words that just donít...

Hybrid and Upgrade are two words that just donít go together.

Just ride it till it falls apart.
11-26-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 319,783
Posted By Mulberry20

People in NYC wear masks but not helmets riding...

People in NYC wear masks but not helmets riding in the streets. Makes a lot of sense right?
11-24-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 763
Posted By Mulberry20

WOLACO are great. I have a bunch of stuff from...

WOLACO are great. I have a bunch of stuff from these guys.

https://www.wolaco.com/collections/mens-bottoms/products/fulton-full-2
11-24-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,145
Posted By Mulberry20

Don't limit yourself to those brands. Consider...

Don't limit yourself to those brands. Consider also, Felt, Look, Scott, and Pinarello

The bikes you mentioned are in very short supply because they are from very visible brands but maybe not the...
11-23-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,388
Posted By Mulberry20

2008 Serotta Fierte, Campy Chorus, Campy Proton...

2008 Serotta Fierte, Campy Chorus, Campy Proton wheels, ridden every day basically since the gyms shut down, 3 days a week before. With me in Manhattan. I could never part with it.

Late 90s...
11-23-20, 08:06 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,365
Posted By Mulberry20

Fine, I work at it. I have two bikes with the...

Fine, I work at it. I have two bikes with the exact same Campy group set. I know this set up is on the rare side nowadays but it works for me. Last real hills I did were in Maine this summer around...
11-23-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,365
Posted By Mulberry20

Road, 53/39, 12/25 10 speed cassette no complaints

Road, 53/39, 12/25 10 speed cassette no complaints
11-23-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By Mulberry20

Don't be so hard on yourself. You will see...

Don't be so hard on yourself. You will see Specialized and Trek introduce carbon lugged frames within the next two years. Remember where you heard it.

There are advantages to this approach from a...
11-23-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 5,372
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?
11-23-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 944
Posted By Mulberry20

Lugged Carbon Frames

They are out there, classic lugged and variations on that theme of tube-to-tube.

The Colnago C40 was perhaps one of the top five most important bikes in cycling history. It continues with the...
11-22-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By Mulberry20

You should seem them in person. I see them in...

You should seem them in person. I see them in Manhattan virtually every day. Stylish would be one way to describe them 🤣
11-22-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By Mulberry20

All-City makes nice bikes. Check those out. Great...

All-City makes nice bikes. Check those out. Great quality and fantastic designs.
11-22-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 665
Posted By Mulberry20

When you buy a carbon frame creaking is part of...

When you buy a carbon frame creaking is part of the experience. Seat tubes, bottom brackets, bars and stems etc. itís part of the charm of owning a carbon frame.

Look at the thread for the...
11-21-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,104
Posted By Mulberry20

Or Smoove. Wax based lubes are superior in every...

Or Smoove. Wax based lubes are superior in every way. They are more difficult to clean though and require a two step process of citrus cleaner then alcohol. Smoove is particularly tenacious as far as...
11-21-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 963
Posted By Mulberry20

Oxyclean

Oxyclean
11-19-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,344
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...
11-18-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,784
Posted By Mulberry20

used coffee grinds work too

used coffee grinds work too
11-17-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 350
Posted By Mulberry20

The company is in...

The company is in bankruptcyhttps://www.bicycleretailer.com/industry-news/2020/03/04/louis-garneau-files-bankruptcy-protection#.X7RUGuQ8LYU
11-17-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,068
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...
11-17-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,784
Posted By Mulberry20

Panaracer sells a sealant with ground walnut...

Panaracer sells a sealant with ground walnut shells.
11-17-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 672
Posted By Mulberry20

Buy an All-City frame. The Zig Zag runs around...

Buy an All-City frame. The Zig Zag runs around $1,300.00
11-16-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,991
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.
11-16-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 709
Posted By Mulberry20

All City makes terrific really snazzy bikes.

All City makes terrific really snazzy bikes.
11-13-20, 05:38 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,214
Posted By Mulberry20

My doormanís brother is a bike mechanic and makes...

My doormanís brother is a bike mechanic and makes house calls. He is great.
11-13-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By Mulberry20

So question, when using the IPhone App which the...

So question, when using the IPhone App which the best way to set it up?
11-13-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By Mulberry20

So according to Zwift, from the IPhone App to the...

So according to Zwift, from the IPhone App to the TV the performance should be equal while casting or going through the Apple TV device, we shall see.
11-13-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 522
Posted By Mulberry20

Connecting Zwift App to Smart TV

Is the Apple TV device required? If not is it recommended?

I am getting the Bowflex C6 bike and prefer the Zwift app to Peloton,

Thanks
11-13-20, 05:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 648
Posted By Mulberry20

just bring water, eating while riding is not...

just bring water, eating while riding is not necessary, unless you are going to be out all day, otherwise its pointless honestly and counterproductive if you want to burn fat
11-12-20, 05:46 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,595
Posted By Mulberry20

The issue is that you are out of shape. At 35...

The issue is that you are out of shape. At 35 being sore after 8 - 10 miles has nothing to do with the bike.

No bike will help this situation. Eat better, lift weights, run and bike more.

Case...
11-11-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,582
Posted By Mulberry20

That doesn't seem to be the case with the 785 but...

That doesn't seem to be the case with the 785 but the 795 certainly uses a proprietary stem (who doesn't btw).
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