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Forum: Foo
06-25-20, 10:13 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,458
Posted By Kimmo

It's got me beat how a bunch of folks in this...

It's got me beat how a bunch of folks in this thread seem to have the impression that this turkey put the wind up me.

Didn't happen for a nanosecond. I just found the brass balls on this moron...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 10,347
Posted By Siu Blue Wind

06-21-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,811
Posted By Indyracer

Convenience store to buy a bottle or two of...

Convenience store to buy a bottle or two of water. Masks are useless.
05-17-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,860
Posted By rumrunn6

making out w random women :love: I shud be...

making out w random women :love:

I shud be cutting down on that anyway
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-20, 01:19 AM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 163,363
Posted By Robius

I bought 2 GP5000's from wiggle and one of them...

I bought 2 GP5000's from wiggle and one of them is offset like that. I think it's a common problem and a really annoying one if you have OCD. :mad:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 163,363
Posted By WhyFi

That's grounds to return it as a defect....

That's grounds to return it as a defect. :notamused:
05-07-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 427
Posted By veganbikes

I would go probably with a Campagnolo Potenza...

I would go probably with a Campagnolo Potenza groupset in silver. I bleed Shimano blue for sure but on an Italian bike Campy, Campy, Campy, accettare no sostituti.

One of my co-workers has the Ti...
05-07-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 427
Posted By fraba

A good option for a slightly used groupset is to...

A good option for a slightly used groupset is to buy a complete bike with the components you want and resell the frame and other non required components. You can save a lot. I did this for my 1988...
05-06-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 12,942
Posted By DrIsotope

Last song of the ride

Video Girl -- FKA Twigs

It's like... a thing for me now. It's in my head.
05-06-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 12,942
Posted By russtopherb

Well that's two new things I've learned from this...

Well that's two new things I've learned from this thread!
05-06-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 12,942
Posted By mr_bill

[/QUOTE] On Apple iOS. Android has a similar...

[/QUOTE]

On Apple iOS. Android has a similar setting (https://www.howtogeek.com/332706/how-to-switch-your-android-phone-to-mono-so-you-can-wear-one-earbud/).

https://i.imgur.com/BWv8CA7.png?1
...
05-06-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 12,942
Posted By Hypno Toad

This is definitely noticeable on some tracks ... ...

This is definitely noticeable on some tracks ... and to be honest, I can't deal with this issue at home, but out riding I don't find it as annoying.
05-05-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 427
Posted By Chris O

wow!!!

wow!!!
05-05-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 12,942
Posted By russtopherb

Before this thread, I had never heard of bone...

Before this thread, I had never heard of bone conduction headphones. Something new to check out.

I could never listen to music with just one headphone in. It would feel so unbalanced, missing...
05-05-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 12,942
Posted By MattTheHat

Just got back from riding and had a chance to...

Just got back from riding and had a chance to read this properly. Point 1...well taken. Point 2 especially well taken. Because of my off-road and on-road for that matter, motorcycling for about 40...
05-05-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,582
Posted By Drk

I don't normally ride with a group, so I feel I'm...

I don't normally ride with a group, so I feel I'm socially distancing. The few times I've stopped to talk to somebody, I usually keep to a safe distance.
05-05-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,582
Posted By Nachoman

Touching your buddy's hands is maintaining social...

Touching your buddy's hands is maintaining social distance?
05-05-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 427
Posted By Phil_gretz

Tastefully done.

Tastefully done.
05-05-20, 04:56 AM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 207,301
Posted By Old Fireleg

What a beauty!

What a beauty!
05-05-20, 04:49 AM
Replies: 2,191
Views: 207,301
Posted By Old Fireleg

One interesting thing I learned recently, even...

One interesting thing I learned recently, even though I’ve had cats for 20 years all the time: Tricolor cats can only be females due to the specificity of genetic color combinations. Nature always...
05-05-20, 03:02 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 427
Posted By jgwilliams

I'd agree that for that bike I'd be inclined to...

I'd agree that for that bike I'd be inclined to go with Campy, but what's wrong with SRAM? Personally I'm very happy with it.
Forum: Introductions
05-04-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 247
Posted By lukemasri

texbiker thanks for the suggestion, I've posted...

texbiker thanks for the suggestion, I've posted it on bikeindex as stolen and posted on some local stolen bike lists as well.

eja_ bottecchia that's a good idea, I've put some notes in...
05-04-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,582
Posted By greengo

I do not wear a mask I am also a believer in...

I do not wear a mask
I am also a believer in the 5 second rule when food is dropped on the ground
05-04-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By spdntrxi

ahhh.. Pt Mugu... I used to lifeguard that beach...

ahhh.. Pt Mugu... I used to lifeguard that beach in the 90's
05-04-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 12,942
Posted By Tacoenthusiast

Stick to carrying a boom box on your shoulder,...

Stick to carrying a boom box on your shoulder, much safer and cooler looking to boot
05-03-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 702
Posted By dedhed

Auto parts store for the big can.

Auto parts store for the big can.
05-03-20, 01:44 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By SHBR

The animals are mostly unaffected, unless they...

The animals are mostly unaffected, unless they depend on humans!

The only thing natural in this plandemic, is the predictability of human nature.

It could ALWAYS be worse!
...
05-03-20, 01:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By ooga-booga

traffic is slowly starting to pick back up here...

traffic is slowly starting to pick back up here in socal. people going out on pleasure/errand drives to escape the house, each other, whatever.
05-03-20, 12:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By rossiny

Feel sorry for the whale God bless him

Feel sorry for the whale God bless him
05-02-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,582
Posted By SHBR

I have one on my face, its just for show. ...

I have one on my face, its just for show.

...
05-02-20, 08:46 PM
05-02-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,346
Posted By Wildwood

Not at all. Unless you are in the 'get off my...

Not at all. Unless you are in the 'get off my lawn', Boomer category.
We got the Internet for the trouble.
And people always wanted to gossip about the petty things anyway.

Evolution is a wild,...
05-02-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 347
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I saw a whale in Puget Sound recently, but still...

I saw a whale in Puget Sound recently, but still alive.

Thanks for sharing the pics and your experience riding in this unique moment. There are some silver linings like the cleaner air, and the...
05-02-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,275
Posted By katsup

I see about 1/4" of the people with masks wearing...

I see about 1/4" of the people with masks wearing them around their chin, sometimes covering their mouth, but always with their nose exposed. I know that it is more difficult to breathe in a mask,...
05-02-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,346
Posted By Litespud

most people seeing you on a bike will think...

most people seeing you on a bike will think you’re a weirdo anyway - so where’s the harm?
05-01-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 30,039
Posted By Doge

It is replacing people driving as most leaving...

It is replacing people driving as most leaving the home is just a few miles or less. Roads certainly have fewer cars, but a lot more bikes. It is not safer - no science needed - just common sense. ...
05-01-20, 10:20 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,582
Posted By FlashBazbo

COVID never came to town. Or to the next town. ...

COVID never came to town. Or to the next town. Or to most counties in America. (Zero hospitalizations, zero deaths, and seven positives found only because they decided to try to test as many...
04-30-20, 07:06 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,275
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...if you look at the history during and...

.
...if you look at the history during and following the 1917-1918 worldwide flu pandemic, once the dead are buried, the living will try to somehow go back to work and live through more interesting...
04-30-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,217
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

hear ya man. Not to mention keeping your body in...

hear ya man. Not to mention keeping your body in shape to live longer but then dealing with dementia
Forum: Foo
04-30-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,346
Posted By genec

My powerful workstation work laptop won't go 15...

My powerful workstation work laptop won't go 15 minutes on battery.

But frankly, if it worries you, buy a new battery. Or a better AC power supply. Or both. OMG!
04-29-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,582
Posted By BookFinder

No mask for Rick while riding. Mostly I ride...

No mask for Rick while riding. Mostly I ride alone, and most of my riding now is for exercise and stress-relief.

On the occasions with I ride with someone else the other is my wife. We sleep...
04-29-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,582
Posted By Velo Vol

This thread needs more pics.

This thread needs more pics.
04-28-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,582
Posted By badger1

No. Why would I? I ride solo. I do not have...

No. Why would I?

I ride solo. I do not have Covid19, and so cannot pass it on to others. Even so, I am extremely careful about maintaining a 2 metre+ separation.

And short of a properly-fitted...
04-28-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,582
Posted By tgenec86

I only wear my mask when there's a bright symbol...

I only wear my mask when there's a bright symbol over skyline of Gotham City and I, ermm... I mean "somebody", well that is, a person whom I don't personally know, in a relative sense, needs to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,138
Views: 163,363
Posted By smashndash

FWIW I enjoy riding my alloy wheelset a lot more...

FWIW I enjoy riding my alloy wheelset a lot more than riding my LB wheels. Even though they’re definitely slower on flats and descents.

I am of the opinion that the most fun wheelset on a road...
04-24-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 433
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Florida ...

Florida

https://static.boredpanda.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/beaches-reopen-grim-reaper-1-5ea133ebc85f3__700.jpg
04-20-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 599
Posted By wgscott

My wife keeps saying this to me. (She is a...

My wife keeps saying this to me. (She is a virologist. What is it with those folks?)

PS: It's causing a huge number of kidney failures, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,895
Posted By tyrion

Ok boomer. ;)

Ok boomer. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,895
Posted By wgscott

Canyon convinced me, indirectly, that the LBS...

Canyon convinced me, indirectly, that the LBS that has Trek, Specialized or Giant really has some major advantages.

What I can say that is positive is that they stood behind their warranty, three...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,895
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

In the last 30 days I have bought two bikes from...

In the last 30 days I have bought two bikes from Canyon. The nearest Trek dealer couldn’t touch what we wanted price-wise, so I had to spend my money where it got me what I wanted. I *REALLY*...
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