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Forum: Commuting 07-21-16, 11:17 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 1,486
Posted By ThermionicScott
Meanwhile, dozens of people have died thanks to...

Meanwhile, dozens of people have died thanks to human drivers since this thread was started. Got links to all the articles about them?

Didn't think so. Mark me in the "can't wait for most...
Forum: Commuting 07-21-16, 11:10 PM
Replies: 963
Views: 32,531
Posted By ThermionicScott
augustgarage (ca) _______________ 4923.4 (5714.6...

augustgarage (ca) _______________ 4923.4 (5714.6 total) [119/119]
Bizman (pa) _____________________ 4414 (4950 (total)
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Forum: Living Car Free 07-21-16, 11:09 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 815
Posted By ThermionicScott
Hmm, I haven't made it all the way through the...

Hmm, I haven't made it all the way through the article, but LCF-ness seems to be way down the list of why the local people are fighting it.
Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-21-16, 10:27 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,666
Posted By ThermionicScott
Nothing I didn't already know. Free fatty acids...

Nothing I didn't already know. Free fatty acids are the predominant fuel used when sitting on the couch or laying in bed, though.
Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-21-16, 10:07 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,666
Posted By ThermionicScott
The problem here is, how are you defining...

The problem here is, how are you defining "moderate"/"moderation"? The average inactive person simply doesn't need a lot of sugar, so it doesn't take much before they are maxing out their...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-21-16, 08:43 AM
Replies: 1,648
Views: 64,996
Posted By ThermionicScott
I've got too much on my plate for August and...

I've got too much on my plate for August and won't be able to make it after all. I chose the "Defer Registration to Next Year" option since they don't offer refunds. Hope nothing goes screwy with...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-20-16, 09:12 PM
Replies: 245
Views: 4,984
Posted By ThermionicScott
Same here! I joke that I'm "saving up" for a nice...

Same here! I joke that I'm "saving up" for a nice 10-year old model when my '96 dies. But I'll be sad if that means biting the bullet and getting an automatic/CVT...
Forum: Commuting 07-20-16, 05:58 PM
Replies: 963
Views: 32,531
Posted By ThermionicScott
augustgarage (ca) _______________ 4923.4 (5714.6...

augustgarage (ca) _______________ 4923.4 (5714.6 total) [119/119]
Bizman (pa) _____________________ 4378 (4914 total)
texmac (tx) _____________________ 4020 (4302 total)
dschue5...
Forum: Training & Nutrition 07-20-16, 10:43 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,666
Posted By ThermionicScott
In other news: water is wet!

In other news: water is wet!
Forum: Touring 07-20-16, 09:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,423
Posted By ThermionicScott
+1. Yeah, there are a lot of 7-speed cassettes...

+1. Yeah, there are a lot of 7-speed cassettes that half-step well. The 12-28 "E" cassette is the same as Bud's without the two biggest cogs.

If you want to do half-step plus granny, the best...
Forum: Commuting 07-19-16, 03:37 PM
Replies: 963
Views: 32,531
Posted By ThermionicScott
augustgarage (ca) _______________ 4923.4 (5714.6...

augustgarage (ca) _______________ 4923.4 (5714.6 total) [119/119]
Bizman (pa) _____________________ 4378 (4914 total)
texmac (tx) _____________________ 4020 (4302 total)
dschue5...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-19-16, 02:27 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,192
Posted By ThermionicScott
If you've got bad knees, that's another reason...

If you've got bad knees, that's another reason not to try to leave it in the toughest gear all the time.
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-19-16, 01:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 397
Posted By ThermionicScott
Yeah they do. Mental puzzles are good for us. ...

Yeah they do. Mental puzzles are good for us. :thumb:
Forum: Touring 07-19-16, 01:02 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,423
Posted By ThermionicScott
Good to see you again, Bud! :thumb:

Good to see you again, Bud! :thumb:
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-19-16, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 397
Posted By ThermionicScott
Mmm, which model of crankset? (See if this works:...

Mmm, which model of crankset? (See if this works: http://www.velobase.com/ListComponents.aspx?SearchID=dee25b35-3916-4708-b711-5e7ffc79e801 ) Where I'm going with that is, if you could put smaller...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-19-16, 12:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 874
Posted By ThermionicScott
I'm generally out of the saddle for a few crank...

I'm generally out of the saddle for a few crank rotations while I get up to speed. Like a standing start, but without the benefit of someone holding my bike, so I need to attach my other foot to the...
Forum: Commuting 07-19-16, 11:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,260
Posted By ThermionicScott
Nice! :thumb:

Nice! :thumb:
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-19-16, 11:12 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 3,192
Posted By ThermionicScott
"Military intelligence" for you.

"Military intelligence" for you.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-19-16, 10:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 620
Posted By ThermionicScott
Yep. Different casing, different tread rubber...

Yep. Different casing, different tread rubber and thickness, aramid bead instead of steel. But otherwise exactly the same. :lol:

All joking aside, the impression I get is that Compass felt...
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-19-16, 10:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 620
Posted By ThermionicScott
All I'm saying is that it's not absolute, and...

All I'm saying is that it's not absolute, and sound isn't the only way that wasted energy is dissipated -- much is also lost as heat.
Forum: Classic & Vintage 07-19-16, 10:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 620
Posted By ThermionicScott
I would advise caution with that line of thought....

I would advise caution with that line of thought. It doesn't take very much energy to produce a lot of sound (think of how a cricket's chirp can travel), but there are some really thick and heavy...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-19-16, 09:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 397
Posted By ThermionicScott
The best way I can see to do that would be to...

The best way I can see to do that would be to swap the cage from an MTB RD to the upper part of your 105 RD -- my assumption here is that the MTB cage would have its pivot point set higher for more...
Forum: Commuting 07-19-16, 09:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,260
Posted By ThermionicScott
+1. As much as I love riding my bike, but I...

+1. As much as I love riding my bike, but I wouldn't have much time left over for actually working with a commute like that. Or if I did, it would be that much less face time with my wife. ;) ...
Forum: Commuting 07-19-16, 09:10 AM
Replies: 963
Views: 32,531
Posted By ThermionicScott
augustgarage (ca) _______________ 4923.4 (5714.6...

augustgarage (ca) _______________ 4923.4 (5714.6 total) [119/119]
Bizman (pa) _____________________ 4378 (4914 total)
texmac (tx) _____________________ 4020 (4302 total)
dschue5...
Forum: Bicycle Mechanics 07-18-16, 01:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 397
Posted By ThermionicScott
The amount of B-screw length you need to achieve...

The amount of B-screw length you need to achieve the right gap between your biggest cog and the jockey pulley depends not just on how big that cog is, but the model of derailleur and how long the...
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