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Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-25-16, 07:51 AM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 93,817
Posted By Cyril
Ridden hard and put away wet...I love it. ...

Ridden hard and put away wet...I love it.

Time for a new chain?
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-23-16, 07:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 389
Posted By Cyril
Meh...I count six normative claims each telling...

Meh...I count six normative claims each telling someone else the proper way to ...I dunno...buy a commuter bicycle??
Folks commute on anything and everything for a plethora of reasons. Not everyone...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-18-16, 07:42 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 603
Posted By Cyril
Can you post a pic of you on the bike ( side view...

Can you post a pic of you on the bike ( side view please)?
This may be a fitment issue that can be resolved with a few minor adjustments.
Or its possible you are on a the wrong sized bike,
But its...
Forum: Road Cycling 07-17-16, 08:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,496
Posted By Cyril
Fair enough. If you can, seek out shorts which...

Fair enough.
If you can, seek out shorts which give you the support you need only on the sit bones.
Forum: Road Cycling 07-17-16, 07:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,496
Posted By Cyril
The shorts which are most expensive. j/k ...

The shorts which are most expensive.
j/k

srsly...everyone's butt is different, everyone has a different saddle preference
and everyone likes different densities and amount of padding...which is...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-17-16, 07:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 288
Posted By Cyril
All Bums are not created equal. But all cambium...

All Bums are not created equal.
But all cambium c17s are.
I get no "wedgie effect".
If you are getting numbness from the saddle
either adjust its position or get another saddle.
If you are only...
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 07-15-16, 05:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 587
Posted By Cyril
Time atac

Time atac
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 07-15-16, 01:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 880
Posted By Cyril
A friend of mine bought what he thought was a...

A friend of mine bought what he thought was a C17, hated it, and sold it to me
at a great price. I say thought because what he had was the women's model ... the C17s.
Now, I'm a huge Brooks fan and...
Forum: Electronics, Lighting, & Gadgets 07-12-16, 07:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By Cyril
in general, MSRP is twice wholesale.

in general, MSRP is twice wholesale.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-11-16, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 694
Posted By Cyril
and a gun rack and a CB radio

and a gun rack and a CB radio
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-11-16, 04:43 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 579
Posted By Cyril
This. To which I might add, If your shorter...

This.
To which I might add, If your shorter rides you do multiple times a week are done with intensity ( and only you can be the judge of that) fill your waterbottles , put a bar and a banana in...
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-05-16, 07:40 PM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 93,817
Posted By Cyril
Wow! ^^^ So much better than the original.

Wow! ^^^
So much better than the original.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-05-16, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1,240
Views: 93,817
Posted By Cyril
Sexy! What brand?

Sexy!
What brand?
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-04-16, 06:06 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,474
Posted By Cyril
I thought the point of an amusing anecdote was to...

I thought the point of an amusing anecdote was to be...amusing.
And really, describing your adversary in derogatory terms ie. 'Hipster' and 'Fixie' does nothing
boost the humor quotient of your...
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 07-04-16, 08:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,821
Posted By Cyril
The SON 28 does have a noticeable drag...as do...

The SON 28 does have a noticeable drag...as do some others.
Though none are drag - free, the shutter precision hubs are known for being least noticeable.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-03-16, 07:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 465
Posted By Cyril
Though you didn't ask, trimming the steerer tube...

Though you didn't ask, trimming the steerer tube would go a long way to improving the appearance of the bike.
Just a thought.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-03-16, 07:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 681
Posted By Cyril
Without trying to be too pedantic, when one uses...

Without trying to be too pedantic, when one uses a freewheel hub, one has a single speed, but NOT a 'fixie'.
A fixed gear bike, by definition, has a fixed gear on the hub...not a freewheel.
Your...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-03-16, 02:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 921
Posted By Cyril
Fify @ 10 Wheels...just a little joke...:)

Fify

@ 10 Wheels...just a little joke...:)
Forum: Long Distance Competition/Ultracycling, Randonneuring and Endurance Cycling 07-03-16, 07:32 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 21,199
Posted By Cyril
461 kms This years fleche

461 kms
This years fleche
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-03-16, 07:27 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 775
Posted By Cyril
Rule#9 "Riding in bad weather is bad...

Rule#9
"Riding in bad weather is bad assed"
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-03-16, 07:22 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,474
Posted By Cyril
This. Thank you for articulating what I wanted...

This.
Thank you for articulating what I wanted to say in a civil yet pointed fashion.
Much better than the rant I was mentally composing.
+1
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 07-02-16, 03:25 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 705
Posted By Cyril
I have a friend who runs a conti 4000s 28 in the...

I have a friend who runs a conti 4000s 28 in the rear and a vittoria rubino 23 in the front for exactly the same reason.
She reports greater comfort mostly from the decreased tire pressure in the...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-02-16, 02:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 947
Posted By Cyril
Our touring forum can be summed up: 1. Ortlieb....

Our touring forum can be summed up:
1. Ortlieb.
2. Wayne at the touring store.
3. 26" wheels.
Forum: Singlespeed & Fixed Gear 06-28-16, 01:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 779
Posted By Cyril
This is what I use... (courtesy Psimet) ...

This is what I use...
(courtesy Psimet)

http://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/410701-psimet-s-tip-day.html
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-28-16, 08:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 885
Posted By Cyril
Brooks leather bar tape. outlasts the others. ...

Brooks leather bar tape.
outlasts the others.
Feels good, looks good.
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