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Forum: Road Cycling 08-26-16, 07:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,646
Posted By memebag
I frequently hang a Saris Bones on my NC Miata...

I frequently hang a Saris Bones on my NC Miata with no trouble.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-26-16, 04:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 169
Posted By memebag
Unless you have access to backpack technology. ...

Unless you have access to backpack technology.



So if you try to ride it slowly and/or over short distances it will explode.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-26-16, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 129
Posted By memebag
Just as I would have to tire before I can retire,...

Just as I would have to tire before I can retire, I must cycle before I recycle.
Forum: Clydesdales/Athenas (200+ lb / 91+ kg) 08-26-16, 01:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 816
Posted By memebag
Yes, you drink too much beer. I love...

Yes, you drink too much beer.



I love good beer. I love enjoying a good craft IPA, pilsner, stout or three with my bike team after a long ride, but once a week is plenty. Too much alcohol...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-26-16, 11:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 842
Posted By memebag
So the all around bike is more than one bike? ...

So the all around bike is more than one bike? Sweet. I've got more than one bike.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-26-16, 11:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 83
Posted By memebag
Maybe one of them is metric.

Maybe one of them is metric.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-26-16, 10:23 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 862
Posted By memebag
Internet Brands acquires BikeForums.net...

Internet Brands acquires BikeForums.net (http://www.bikeforums.net/news-announcements/304179-internet-brands-acquires-bikeforums-net.html)
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-26-16, 10:19 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 842
Posted By memebag
In our analogy, some folks go to black tie...

In our analogy, some folks go to black tie affairs every day, so their "all around" purse would be different from yours.

My Giant Escape City sounds closest to what you are describing. It has a...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-26-16, 08:55 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 644
Posted By memebag
My point is some kids don't just dust themselves...

My point is some kids don't just dust themselves off and get back on the bike. Getting hit by a car when I was a kid made me more cautious with my kid than my parents were.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-26-16, 07:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 644
Posted By memebag
I mean I got hit by a car when I was a kid.

I mean I got hit by a car when I was a kid.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-26-16, 05:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 200
Posted By memebag
Nope. I just have a phone with Strava. But I...

Nope. I just have a phone with Strava. But I know people upload their Garmin data to Strava. I'm planning to do that once I buy a Garmin to stop exhausting my phone battery and hopefully get...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-26-16, 05:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 842
Posted By memebag
Adequate is suboptimal. If you can have optimal,...

Adequate is suboptimal. If you can have optimal, why settle for adequate?

What is my motivation for only riding one bike? Do I lack storage space? I can buy more storage space. Do I lack...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-25-16, 10:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 842
Posted By memebag
So the one bike I would ride most of the time? ...

So the one bike I would ride most of the time? That's easy. My CAAD.

https://i.imgur.com/t8HWpFN.jpg

But I don't want to put panniers on it.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-25-16, 09:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,499
Posted By memebag
It's possible there are a bunch of people like...

It's possible there are a bunch of people like me. I have several different saddles, none made of leather, none worth more than $50. They all work fine. I don't love or hate them. They're just...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-25-16, 09:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 405
Posted By memebag
I see a bunch of riders blow stop signs and red...

I see a bunch of riders blow stop signs and red lights to maintain momentum. I don't get it. Why risk anything to save effort? You could just stay home and sit on the couch if the goal is to...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-25-16, 09:27 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 842
Posted By memebag
Can't I just have 3 or 4 bikes?

Can't I just have 3 or 4 bikes?
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-25-16, 07:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 405
Posted By memebag
I ride in the city a lot. The stops and starts...

I ride in the city a lot. The stops and starts definitely use energy. They also seem to build muscle. I think I may climb better than folks who do more rural road riding because of all the sprint...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-25-16, 07:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 200
Posted By memebag
If you have a Garmin, why are you using your...

If you have a Garmin, why are you using your phone's GPS? Why not just upload the Garmin data to Strava?
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-25-16, 04:25 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 862
Posted By memebag
Oooh, I want a Waffle House jersey. Love Waffle...

Oooh, I want a Waffle House jersey. Love Waffle House.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-25-16, 02:46 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 4,062
Posted By memebag
http://bike.shimano.com/content/sac-bike/en/home/n...

http://bike.shimano.com/content/sac-bike/en/home/news-and-info/news/metrea-new-style-for-urban-sports-riders/_jcr_content/bodycontent/imageflash_0/media/file.res/1456757036738.jpg

So if you lean...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-25-16, 02:43 PM
Replies: 266
Views: 4,062
Posted By memebag
I've read that high end bikes tend to be...

I've read that high end bikes tend to be discounted and end up having lower margins than low end bikes. And I haven't seen any "pushing" at bike stores.



I don't think the magazines or the...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-25-16, 09:26 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 4,062
Posted By memebag
In our little fetishized world, maybe. I doubt...

In our little fetishized world, maybe. I doubt most people would notice much difference between those bikes.

Here are some pictures people drew of bikes without looking at them:
...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-25-16, 09:01 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 4,062
Posted By memebag
One more: Selling the "kids on shrooms"...

One more:


Selling the "kids on shrooms" lifestyle:
https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcQ9WLsKoPDRn7yijdgJgPmBIGOxGSZASUm8ShS5IZFZwGe6F_HNTA
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-25-16, 08:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 644
Posted By memebag
I'm guessing all of you "we just dusted ourselves...

I'm guessing all of you "we just dusted ourselves off and got back on the bike" folks never got hit by a car.

I got hit by a car.
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 08-25-16, 08:54 AM
Replies: 266
Views: 4,062
Posted By memebag
Some current bicycle lifestyle marketing: ...

Some current bicycle lifestyle marketing:


Selling the "victim seeking bully" lifestyle:
http://www.electrabike.com/sites/default/files/images/images/IMG_0376a.jpg


Selling the...
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