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    Whoa! Cool article, thanks.

    Whoa! Cool article, thanks.
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    That was the entire point of my second sentence:...

    That was the entire point of my second sentence: People do ride around in their cars with the high beams on, and it's infinitely more irritating than the brightest of lights any cyclist can manage to...
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    Just for the record (no pun intended), ^^^this is...

    Just for the record (no pun intended), ^^^this is quite honestly precisely why my next bike will have Campy Super Record on it. It's won't be my first bike (or second, or third), not my first rodeo,...
  4. Came in to post ^^^this.

    Came in to post ^^^this.
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    Well, if the bike lights were "properly aimed"...

    Well, if the bike lights were "properly aimed" also then it'd be a wash. (No pun intended.)

    Sadly, I rarely encounter drivers of any wheeled vehicles who embrace this concept. And as a car driver...
  6. My wife -- who is infinitely more sensetive, and...

    My wife -- who is infinitely more sensetive, and hence more demanding, about aspects of bike fit than I am -- experiences this a lot: As her saddles age the padding and/or cover compresses slightly,...
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    Both. I try to get saddle height, saddle...

    Both.

    I try to get saddle height, saddle setback, reach, and saddle>bar drop as close as possible from bike to bike...and when I can't I accept the differences in the ride as part of the...
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    Sticky: No ...but I rode yesterday: 20 mile round...

    No


    ...but I rode yesterday: 20 mile round trip commute in ~20F temps.
    Hoping to ride tomorrow also, but it's not looking promising for any serious miles. :::sigh:::
  9. Thread: Trainer Miles

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    I make it a point to be a militantly snarky...

    I make it a point to be a militantly snarky dickhead who calls out every poser claiming that they rode any miles on their trainer -- um, hey butt-nozzle, a "mile" is a unit of distance, not the...
  10. Thread: Drug Songs

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Zqp5rhqoJg

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Zqp5rhqoJg
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    I like multitasking, it makes the job go by...

    I like multitasking, it makes the job go by quicker: I open the brake release with one hand while I open the wheel quick-release lever with the other.
  12. Thread: Cracked ribs

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    I broke six ribs in a rather violent high-speed...

    I broke six ribs in a rather violent high-speed bike crash a little over a year ago and let me tell you, I could barely even imagine cycling before almost completely recovering! Those first few weeks...
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    Easton EC90 SL fork nut slipping?

    My wife has a bike with an Easton EC90 SL fork. Since it is a travel bike built with S&S frame couplers, the top cap gets unscrewed whenever we remove the stem from the steerer for packing.

    For...
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    WE'RE GOING TO YELL AT YOU! ...

    WE'RE GOING TO YELL AT YOU!







    (...oops, sorry, wrong thread)
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    Luddite; all the cool kids are using RS232 via...

    Luddite; all the cool kids are using RS232 via Wi-Fi.
    :::dancing banana:::
  16. 6,179 miles, all on the road. (insert...

    6,179 miles, all on the road.


    (insert obligatory "Trainer Miles Aren't Real Miles" comment here)
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    6,179 miles for me. Not as many as most years,...

    6,179 miles for me. Not as many as most years, but a bit more than I expected.
  18. We're planning an easy-peasy schmoozy ride to a...

    We're planning an easy-peasy schmoozy ride to a diner that's ~25-30 miles away for New Year's Day. Pancakes & sausage for brunch, and then the first 5 miles of the return trip is all downhill! Should...
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    I have never heard a single owner of electronic...

    I have never heard a single owner of electronic shifting lodge a complaint that would cause me to steer clear of it. For that matter, very few of the owners of electronic shifting seem to lodge any...
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    Just finished a freezing cold 14 mile spin on the...

    Just finished a freezing cold 14 mile spin on the road bike, for a year-end total of 6,179 miles.
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    I realize everyone's body is different and we all...

    I realize everyone's body is different and we all have our own comfort threshold when it comes to temperature, but fwiw I find the Assos Airjack 851 too warm once you get into the high 30s (F). For...
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    Especially if you are standing holding your bike over your head!
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    I'm 6' tall, my pants inseam is 32" or 33", and...

    I'm 6' tall, my pants inseam is 32" or 33", and my first "real" road bike was an off-the-shelf 58cm frame. Didn't feel too big, I've been riding comfortably on it for almost a decade.

    4 years ago...
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    I don't know the answer to your question; tbh I...

    I don't know the answer to your question; tbh I don't think it's a universal observation.

    4 or 5 years ago I used to lead a regular Thursday evening training ride for my Club, and we'd always get...
  25. DVDs from Netflix come with more cool trailers...

    DVDs from Netflix come with more cool trailers and previews than actual content!
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