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Old 04-01-22, 07:34 AM
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New from Rene Herse: Self Truing Wheels

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Ah yes this day again
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I hear that they only work in the northern hemisphere. South on the equator, they become “self-loosening” due to the coriolis effect.
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Ah yes this day again
It does miss something with the comments turned off...
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Hoorah for Jan Heine who has picked up a torch left by Sheldon Brown and the advertisement copywriters of Velo News.
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The comments were the best part.
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V-O was in on the act this morning, too:

https://velo-orange.com/collections/...ts/round-to-it
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Old 04-01-22, 09:14 AM
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Was forwarded the Herse email, did not even open it.
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Old 04-01-22, 09:25 AM
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Was forwarded the Herse email, did not even open it.
We're you too busy yelling at the neighborhood kids to get off your lawn?
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Originally Posted by repechage View Post
Was forwarded the Herse email, did not even open it.
What? You don't believe a handlebar bag the size of an airline carry on is more aerodynamic than no bag? Or fenders on 42 mm tired bikes aren't more aerodynamic than 25 mm tired bikes?
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Originally Posted by ollo_ollo View Post
But what if someone hacks into the motors on the spokes remotely and untrues them while you're riding? I don't trust this newfangled nanotech.

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But what if someone hacks into the motors on the spokes remotely and untrues them while you're riding? I don't trust this newfangled nanotech.

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For $4.99/mo I have the bits to download to protect yourself from this.
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For $4.99/mo I have the bits to download to protect yourself from this.
I won't invest in tokenized hardware.

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I won't invest in tokenized hardware.

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How about an NFT? I can give you the BF discount.
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How about an NFT? I can give you the BF discount.
I don't go for those fungus token things.

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Originally Posted by cudak888 View Post
I don't go for those fungus token things.

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They're non-fungusible.
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They're non-fungusible.
Does that have something to do with this crabon friber I keep hearing about?

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I bought those wheels and they made my bike slower. Iíve requested a refund.
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I bought those wheels and they made my bike slower. Iíve requested a refund.
You should have opted for the supple spokes.
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The comments were the best part.
You should be banned one full day for making me look.

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I bought those wheels and they made my bike slower. Iíve requested a refund.
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I bought those wheels and they made my bike slower. Iíve requested a refund.
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I bought those wheels and they made my bike slower. Iíve requested a refund.
Try putting them on the other way.
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Originally Posted by Spaghetti Legs View Post
Try putting them on the other way.
Thatís clearly going to make him go backwards.
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Thatís clearly going to make him go backwards.
Hang on a minute, lads. I've got a great idea.

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Originally Posted by nlerner View Post
V-O was in on the act this morning, too:

https://velo-orange.com/collections/...ts/round-to-it
I love that this is an imaginary product that you can actually buy; all proceeds go to the Rails to Trails Conservancy. Very spiffy. I should get a round tuit or three, I have bikes to assemble! Just as soon as I get around to it.
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