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Old 05-19-16, 07:36 PM
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What is the silliest argument that we feed???

Could it be whether or not to use disc brakes?

Could it be whether or not to wear a helmet?

Could it be what the best tires are?

Or, is it clipless versus cages and straps?

Given that we never figure out who wins and loses these arguments....And, we each get to pick our own bikes...
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I would have guessed the silliest would be: the proper way to lube a chain.
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Old 05-19-16, 07:40 PM
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Originally Posted by Dave Cutter View Post
I would have guessed the silliest would be: the proper way to lube a chain.
What are you taking about???








Chains need lube?

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Old 05-19-16, 07:50 PM
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Originally Posted by Kindaslow View Post
Could it be whether or not to use disc brakes?

Could it be whether or not to wear a helmet?

Could it be what the best tires are?

Or, is it clipless versus cages and straps?

Given that we never figure out who wins and loses these arguments....And, we each get to pick our own bikes...
You forgot whether or not to wear bike shorts!
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Or shave your legs.
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Old 05-19-16, 07:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Jarrettsin View Post
You forgot whether or not to wear bike shorts!
Because nobody ever argues about that, given they are too busy shaving their legs.
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I never get to be the first one to say ****
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Old 05-19-16, 08:00 PM
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Originally Posted by Darth Lefty View Post
I never get to be the first one to say ****
Today could be your lucky day!

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Originally Posted by Kindaslow View Post
What are you taking about???








Chains need lube?

Perhaps, once in a while spray it with some WD-40?
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Originally Posted by martianone View Post
Perhaps, once in a while spray it with some WD-40?
Try it for a year and tell me how that worked for you....especially if you commute in the rain...
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Originally Posted by martianone View Post
Perhaps, once in a while spray it with some WD-40?
Spray what?
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Spray what?
**** if it goes this way while I go do my workout...

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Originally Posted by Darth Lefty View Post
I never get to be the first one to say ****
Missed again; I would argue that your '****' above was simply posited as a hypothetical. Consequently, when I -- as I am about to -- type '****' my **** constitutes the first genuine **** in this thread.
Please discuss, and ...

****
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Originally Posted by Kindaslow View Post
**** if it goes this way while I go do my workout...

Speaking of "workout", "training" threads often give rise to most excellent 'debates'.
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Originally Posted by martianone View Post
Perhaps, once in a while spray it with some WD-40?
Oh sure!!! If you're a leg shaving, helmet wearing, clipless pedal using, disc brake type! The rest of us use chainsaw bar oil.
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Oh sure!!! If you're a leg shaving, helmet wearing, clipless pedal using, disc brake type! The rest of us use chainsaw bar oil.
I actually laughed out loud when I read this.
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Originally Posted by badger1 View Post
Missed again; I would argue that your '****' above was simply posited as a hypothetical. Consequently, when I -- as I am about to -- type '****' my **** constitutes the first genuine **** in this thread.
Please discuss, and ...

****
Dammit!
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Originally Posted by badger1 View Post
Missed again; I would argue that your '****' above was simply posited as a hypothetical. Consequently, when I -- as I am about to -- type '****' my **** constitutes the first genuine **** in this thread.
Please discuss, and ...

****
Don't so cruel, give him his moment...

And, it is still theoretical...
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Originally Posted by badger1 View Post
Speaking of "workout", "training" threads often give rise to most excellent 'debates'.
Waiting until 8, cannot imagine working out to the msnbc Hilary versus Donald debate, I would rather read the entire disc brake argument, word by word....
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Whether or not breaking wind helps boost speed! Of course it does!
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Originally Posted by Kindaslow View Post
Could it be whether or not to use disc brakes?

Could it be whether or not to wear a helmet?

Could it be what the best tires are?

Or, is it clipless versus cages and straps?

Given that we never figure out who wins and loses these arguments....And, we each get to pick our own bikes...
You forgot to add:
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If I may be so bold, the silliest arguments are about which is the silliest argument.
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Sayre's Law comes to mind:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sayre%27s_law
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Originally Posted by FBinNY View Post
If I may be so bold, the silliest arguments are about which is the silliest argument.
If it goes on for 11 pages and people write 500-1000 word essays, I will not only agree with you, I will buy you a beer! An expensive one!
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Originally Posted by Kindaslow View Post
If it goes on for 11 pages and people write 500-1000 word essays, I will not only agree with you, I will buy you a beer! An expensive one!
I didn't say it was the most emotional or heated argument, which, IMO, goes hands down to the helmet debate. I just said it was the silliest, just slightly beating chain lube.

The silliest or heated argument contest is tough because there are so many contenders. we haven't even mentioned all the good candidates for a short list, the whole vehicular cycling and best lane placement saga, and one of my favorites; whether accidents are accidents (or the predictable consequences of poor behavior) and let's not forget the CF vs steel debates. The list goes on, and it'll be hard to narrow the field.
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