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    Greatest Cycling frustrations

    What are the most frustrating aspects of road cylcling, and the products and magazines availible out there today? What would the ultimate book or magazine be for your training if it was availible?

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    Greatest Cylcing frustration

    What frustrates you most about the books and magazines and other products out there for cyclists? What would the ultimate cycling book or magazine have in it?

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    Greatest Cycling frustrations

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    Greatest Cycling Frustrations

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    the same message posted multiple times on BF. Thinly veiled market research on internet forums. Shills.

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    - while this is a valid question, do you realize that the BF RSS feed appears SPAM'd when this same question is posted five times in various BF forums?

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    man, the internet is the best magazine, has everything.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    The fact that none of them blatantly GIVE me free stuff!
    Women think they're so clever because they can fake an orgasm for the sake of a relationship, but men can fake a whole relationship for the sake of an orgasm.

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    More stories and anecdotes. I have a limited need for technobabble.

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    Could very well be spam, then.

    Greg123, do you have an answer to your question?

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    That depends on the nature of the book or magazine. Generalist reading? Racing-oriented? Touring-oriented? Repairs?

    IMO, there's one thing that could be improved dramatically, and that's maintenace & repair instructions and photos. Too many are just poorly written (assumed knowledge, confusing language) and the photos (too few, grainy, obscured by flash) don't help in the least. That's where the Internet or an e-Book featuring video clips and/or animations could help tremendously. The production costs for such pieces can be considerable, however.

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    Quote Originally Posted by AEO View Post
    man, the internet is the best magazine, has everything.
    The only thing it's NOT good for is reading on the toilet. For that, there are paper magazines.
    "Don’t take life so serious—it ain’t nohow permanent."

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    Quote Originally Posted by genejockey View Post
    The only thing it's NOT good for is reading on the toilet. For that, there are paper magazines.
    get a laptop!
    Women think they're so clever because they can fake an orgasm for the sake of a relationship, but men can fake a whole relationship for the sake of an orgasm.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Extort View Post
    get a laptop!
    What? And have the battery catch fire and burn the Family Jewels? Are you MAD?
    "Don’t take life so serious—it ain’t nohow permanent."

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    Quote Originally Posted by greg123 View Post
    What frustrates you most about the books and magazines and other products out there for cyclists? What would the ultimate cycling book or magazine have in it?
    You're talking about an extremely wide range of subject there when you include books and magazines with "other products".

    However, I feel there aren't enough books and magazines devoted to long distance cycling.

    Was this a thread for venting our frustrations, or were you going to provide some sort of solution?

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    Quote Originally Posted by greg123 View Post
    What are the most frustrating aspects of road cylcling, and the products and magazines availible out there today? What would the ultimate book or magazine be for your training if it was availible?
    If I ride a recumbent on the road, am I allowed to comment on road cylcling?
    Very frustrated by the evident inability of raccoons to successfully cross the road.

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    The women that are pictured in the magazines do not look like the women I see riding!

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    Quote Originally Posted by TomM View Post
    The women that are pictured in the magazines do not look like the women I see riding!
    Yeah the real ones are much hotter and actually ride bikes.
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    Quote Originally Posted by operator View Post
    Yeah the real ones are much hotter and actually ride bikes.
    The problem is there are too few of them.
    Bikes use brakes to stop.

    If your bike has breaks, don't ride it.

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    this thread is a photoshop. I can tell by the pixelation, and I have seen a few photoshops in my time.

    FAKE

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    Dude, everything is photoshopped now.

    Reality expired back in '97.
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    Dura Ace triple chain rings. They only have a choice on the big ring- 52 or 53 teeth. I want a 40-48-52, but they don't make em.
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    Still looking for the ideal seat bag. What a collection of unused and unloved bags I've accumulated.
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