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04-26-22, 12:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,341
Posted By qwaalodge

That may be multiple times more expensive than my...

That may be multiple times more expensive than my bike.
04-26-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,870
Posted By qwaalodge

Get a cheap bike, if you break it, you won't be...

Get a cheap bike, if you break it, you won't be sad.
04-26-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,226
Posted By qwaalodge

We can be drinking buddies but maybe not riding...

We can be drinking buddies but maybe not riding buddies, not until he had installed his new wheel, learned how to corner, tightened his chain properly, promise to avoid super tuck, and not do...
04-26-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,226
Posted By qwaalodge

Running low on shooting angles to choose.

Running low on shooting angles to choose.
04-26-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,870
Posted By qwaalodge

It's probably too horrifying to recant, probably...

It's probably too horrifying to recant, probably the arms of a squid.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-22, 12:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 933
Posted By qwaalodge

It could even be the brakes if you have discs. ...

It could even be the brakes if you have discs. But my case turned out to be loose BB. I re-tightened and problem is gone!
04-26-22, 12:47 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,226
Posted By qwaalodge

Big brained people have coined the term "negative...

Big brained people have coined the term "negative entropy" and it means exactly as it is. They just won't admit it.

But I'll be more generous and tell what it is exactly. The wear mark is going...
04-26-22, 12:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,226
Posted By qwaalodge

Neither I have any idea what the few I'm...

Neither I have any idea what the few I'm responding to are talking about either.

All I have is just random speculations, ideas, words and whatever you may or may not believe, none of that is true....
04-25-22, 09:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,226
Posted By qwaalodge

I'd rather ride that bike with dead truck battery...

I'd rather ride that bike with dead truck battery for a few hundred meters over speed bumps and giant pot holes and a few angry dogs around while wearing a pirate costume after eating tarantulas than...
04-25-22, 09:08 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,226
Posted By qwaalodge

Oh come now. No need to waste your time on the...

Oh come now. No need to waste your time on the proper authorities unless it's legitimate problem. You don't need to prove yourself to anyone, you're living the dream. Don't waste your time pressing...
04-25-22, 07:55 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,226
Posted By qwaalodge

To deny the satisfaction to BF's many resident...

To deny the satisfaction to BF's many resident top talent private investigators but absolutely free of charge that they solved something huge that all they uncovered is just uncanny set of...
04-25-22, 07:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,341
Posted By qwaalodge

I could probably improvise using cheap flat bar...

I could probably improvise using cheap flat bar extensions with padded rest epoxy glued to the bar extension if I get some free time. The swiveling part would be the biggest challenge to figure out...
04-25-22, 03:49 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 58,616
Posted By qwaalodge

Comfort and avoiding workout-related injury is...

Comfort and avoiding workout-related injury is the #1 reason to wear bike shoes when riding a bike.

The same thing applies to flat pedals too. Get flat pedal shoes for that.
04-25-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,226
Posted By qwaalodge

Well....that is going to make the task of taking...

Well....that is going to make the task of taking pictures a lot harder
04-25-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,226
Posted By qwaalodge

I can loan you my bike with the negative...

I can loan you my bike with the negative stretching chain so you don't have to ride that thing.
04-25-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,226
Posted By qwaalodge

Well, I use many words I have no idea the exact...

Well, I use many words I have no idea the exact meaning. That includes the yes and no and black and white.
04-25-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,515
Posted By qwaalodge

I am trying to see if you're tracking all my...

I am trying to see if you're tracking all my posts. Now I'm not sure you actually do.
04-25-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,515
Posted By qwaalodge

Why are the reviews so terrible? Anyway, the...

Why are the reviews so terrible?

Anyway, the Amazon natives prefer steam-cooking the tarantulas with rice. It's probably NOT the most palatable way of cooking it so I will not recommend it.
04-25-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,515
Posted By qwaalodge

I have experienced it myself quite a few times,...

I have experienced it myself quite a few times, especially in blind corners. I've been avoiding blind corners ever since, merging with the road at higher speeds, taking the regular lane, and moving...
04-25-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,341
Posted By qwaalodge

Never had good experience with springs:D I...

Never had good experience with springs:D I prefer using some sort of resistance with stoppers and just moving the pads manually by hand to stow them away when not needed. Springs might throw you...
04-25-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,341
Posted By qwaalodge

Technically, that's still an aerobar, albeit, one...

Technically, that's still an aerobar, albeit, one that folds partially.
04-25-22, 10:14 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,226
Posted By qwaalodge

I can't coast even if I badly wanted to. I don't...

I can't coast even if I badly wanted to. I don't use the zero resistance GP5000 tires, I have full fenders, touring tires, 32 spoke wheels, bags all the time. My kit has more resistance than the...
04-25-22, 10:07 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,226
Posted By qwaalodge

You'll get it with the snapshot. I just don't...

You'll get it with the snapshot. I just don't want any pre-conceived biases before you see the snapshots;)
04-25-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,226
Posted By qwaalodge

I also measured the top and saw the same thing,...

I also measured the top and saw the same thing, no change at all. I'll see what I can do about that and close ups to show condition.
04-25-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,341
Posted By qwaalodge

Could be done but making it swivel, the swiveling...

Could be done but making it swivel, the swiveling mechanism may require machined / moulded parts.
04-25-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,226
Posted By qwaalodge

It's not worth mentioning. I'd get the snapshot...

It's not worth mentioning. I'd get the snapshot first.
04-25-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,226
Posted By qwaalodge

I did the same as the video below. I see if I can...

I did the same as the video below. I see if I can take a snapshot in a day or two. You'll be impressed with the chain's condition.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5okJdYrANt8
04-24-22, 11:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,341
Posted By qwaalodge

Does a product like this exist?

I want something to rest the elbows when hunched low in TT posture and be able to easily swivel the elbow pads out of the way when not using it. Something really simple and cheap.

Please don't...
04-24-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,226
Posted By qwaalodge

Have you updated your Iggy list yet? ...

Have you updated your Iggy list yet?
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04-24-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,226
Posted By qwaalodge

"Short" can also mean less # of links so I have...

"Short" can also mean less # of links so I have to say "stretch"
04-24-22, 09:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,226
Posted By qwaalodge

The last time I lubed the chain with motor oil...

The last time I lubed the chain with motor oil was around 700 miles ago. Late December or January I think. I kept wiping the chain down (also including the jockey wheels, and chain ring) after every...
04-24-22, 08:38 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,226
Posted By qwaalodge

It already had negative stretch upon first...

It already had negative stretch upon first installation.
04-24-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,226
Posted By qwaalodge

Negative chain stretch?

My current chain seems to maintaining a negative chain stretch of less than 1/16 inch. The chain is correctly tensioned by the rear derailleur (does not sag a bit) and I'm using Stanley branded...
04-24-22, 09:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 433
Posted By qwaalodge

Luckily for your, they make the shortest possible...

Luckily for your, they make the shortest possible stem. Look for 32mm long stems.

One potential problem with short stems is the low stack so be sure you get generous amount of steerer tube length...
04-24-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,515
Posted By qwaalodge

If motorists might hit my camo shorts, they won't...

If motorists might hit my camo shorts, they won't because they would see my high vis shirt and bike.
04-24-22, 09:28 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,515
Posted By qwaalodge

Did not cross my mind I have entertainment value...

Did not cross my mind I have entertainment value because every time I'm debating or arguing with anyone, I never get likes. Someone makes a so-so reply to my post and they get two rows of likes, my...
04-24-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,420
Posted By qwaalodge

I can't believe you did it. I thought you were...

I can't believe you did it. I thought you were having fun the whole time. This time, for real, I'm off the thread. No, it only works here.
04-24-22, 07:41 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,515
Posted By qwaalodge

I suppose it's okay if you say so.

I suppose it's okay if you say so.
04-24-22, 04:53 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,420
Posted By qwaalodge

His black helmet looks uncomfortably hot and...

His black helmet looks uncomfortably hot and dangerous.

If I see that John C Reilly GIF one more time, I'm going to stop posting in this thread!
04-24-22, 01:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 587
Posted By qwaalodge

I've encountered big dogs do that to me. It's...

I've encountered big dogs do that to me. It's not any less scary. I stop and feel like "Torpedo incoming!! Brace for impact!! and surprised it's nothing more than a wet nose!
04-24-22, 01:41 AM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,420
Posted By qwaalodge

Oh I see now. Perhaps, she bring mace instead,...

Oh I see now. Perhaps, she bring mace instead, it's lighter and makes intentions a lot more obvious if it's visibly worn. If she still needs a pump, to backup the CO2. A mini pump would do.
04-24-22, 12:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 782
Posted By qwaalodge

I don't draft behind behind big trucks. ...

I don't draft behind behind big trucks.

Chances are, the big door behind them will open or something will come lose and shower you with big, unwelcome gifts.
04-23-22, 11:53 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,329
Posted By qwaalodge

All good then. We probably should trade luck. I...

All good then. We probably should trade luck. I sometimes offer to fix people's bikes and they would say NO.
04-23-22, 11:49 PM
Replies: 189
Views: 7,420
Posted By qwaalodge

Why would she pump the wheels of unknown or...

Why would she pump the wheels of unknown or unwelcome guys??

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-22, 11:33 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,789
Posted By qwaalodge

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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04-23-22, 10:17 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,831
Posted By qwaalodge

Some bikes will have warning stickers telling not...

Some bikes will have warning stickers telling not to do various things on the top tube.

If it tells you not to sit on the top tube, it's probably safe bet not to clamp it either.
04-23-22, 10:13 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,515
Posted By qwaalodge

I used to wear white shorts but gave up on it for...

I used to wear white shorts but gave up on it for obvious reasons.

My shorts is currently army green shorts in camouflage pattern. The camouflage shorts don't actually show stains even if it's not...
04-23-22, 10:09 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,515
Posted By qwaalodge

It just doesn't look safe going on fully loaded...

It just doesn't look safe going on fully loaded tours on the mountains all weather with rim brakes.

I know people have done it for many years before disc brakes became common. But now we have...
04-23-22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,826
Posted By qwaalodge

We have plenty of top talent professional and...

We have plenty of top talent professional and amateur investigators in the forum.
04-23-22, 09:59 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 5,515
Posted By qwaalodge

Looks fine to me except for the rim brakes,...

Looks fine to me except for the rim brakes, should use disc brakes
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