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11-26-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 3,191
Views: 312,529
Posted By tomato coupe

I'm a gym rat, so I don't need a helmet. If the...

I'm a gym rat, so I don't need a helmet. If the rest of you worked on your upper body strength, you wouldn't need one either.
11-25-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 757
Posted By tomato coupe

Is there such a thing as a bike fitting savant?...

Is there such a thing as a bike fitting savant? Someone who can look at a bike - without seeing or knowing anything about the rider - and immediately know if the bike is the right size?
11-24-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,921
Posted By tomato coupe

A lot of studies show they make better wind...

A lot of studies show they make better wind chimes than round rings ... but only at low wind speed.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,634
Posted By tomato coupe

What's the famous Lemond quote? "It never...

What's the famous Lemond quote?

"It never gets easier, you just get more wrong."
11-24-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,921
Posted By tomato coupe

That explains the OP's attraction to them.

That explains the OP's attraction to them.
11-24-20, 12:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 437
Posted By tomato coupe

WTF? You asked if there was an easy way to get an...

WTF? You asked if there was an easy way to get an odometer reading from a Garmin computer, and I told you how to do it. You push the buttons on the (Garmin Edge 530) bike computer to access the main...
11-23-20, 10:45 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,921
Posted By tomato coupe

Here we go again ... the total newbie telling...

Here we go again ... the total newbie telling everyone else how cycling works. Give it a rest, please.
11-23-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,348
Posted By tomato coupe

Does it have dumbbell holders?

Does it have dumbbell holders?
11-23-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 683
Posted By tomato coupe

Random collection of words - makes no sense. ...

Random collection of words - makes no sense. But, it's appropriate for the thread.
11-22-20, 11:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 437
Posted By tomato coupe

Menu > History > Totals ?

Menu > History > Totals ?
11-22-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,348
Posted By tomato coupe

Why do cycling newbies have no sense of humor?

Why do cycling newbies have no sense of humor?
11-22-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,348
Posted By tomato coupe

Only when your saddle is behind the rear hub will...

Only when your saddle is behind the rear hub will you reach total cycling enlightenment.
11-22-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 851
Posted By tomato coupe

Yeah, 2 lbs. per inch isn't realistic for riders...

Yeah, 2 lbs. per inch isn't realistic for riders of above average height.
11-22-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 504
Posted By tomato coupe

Same here 5 carbon bikes and no creaks. Should...

Same here 5 carbon bikes and no creaks. Should we start a class action suit and claim what's rightfully ours?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,200
Posted By tomato coupe

Ride your current bike for a few weeks without...

Ride your current bike for a few weeks without using the two easiest gears. If that works for you, then the gearing on the new bike probably will work for you.
11-22-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,348
Posted By tomato coupe

Why do cycling newbies think they know everything...

Why do cycling newbies think they know everything about cycling, and feel compelled to educate the world?
11-22-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,672
Posted By tomato coupe

I think it's the online version of the guy...

I think it's the online version of the guy sitting on the park bench talking to himself.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,634
Posted By tomato coupe

That's pretty funny.

That's pretty funny.
11-21-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,015
Posted By tomato coupe

I'm sure someone has already pointed out that MAP...

I'm sure someone has already pointed out that MAP = "Minimum Advertised Price". Retailers are still allowed (by law) to sell for any price they choose.
11-19-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,085
Posted By tomato coupe

If you're on a budget, get the speed and cadence...

If you're on a budget, get the speed and cadence sensors -- they're (by far) the cheapest things on the list.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 629
Posted By tomato coupe

What does “lower cost” mean? $10/mo? $100/mo? ...

What does “lower cost” mean? $10/mo? $100/mo? $500/mo?
11-18-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 922
Posted By tomato coupe

It's very common for properly tightened bars to...

It's very common for properly tightened bars to move in a crash, even at low speeds.
11-17-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 649
Posted By tomato coupe

Yet another thread by the same OP that's destined...

Yet another thread by the same OP that's destined to become a train wreck.
11-17-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 269
Posted By tomato coupe

They filed for bankruptcy protection, but they're...

They filed for bankruptcy protection, but they're still operational. Lots of stock at the larger online bike shops.
11-15-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 746
Posted By tomato coupe

There are currently more than 130 secret service...

There are currently more than 130 secret service agents infected or in quarantine for COVID-19, so it seems prudent to do anything possible to help keep these guys/gals healthy. They risk their lives...
11-14-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,309
Posted By tomato coupe

Yep, because the only way to obtain new screws is...

Yep, because the only way to obtain new screws is to purchase a new bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,900
Posted By tomato coupe

At those speeds, rolling resistance is a small...

At those speeds, rolling resistance is a small fraction of aerodynamic drag. Tubeless tires, even if they had zero rolling resistance, aren't going to give you a bigger benefit than a strong tailwind.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 14,032
Posted By tomato coupe

Not the sharpest sock in the drawer.

Not the sharpest sock in the drawer.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 340
Views: 14,032
Posted By tomato coupe

Anyone missing a sock?

Anyone missing a sock?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,945
Posted By tomato coupe

They're probably the most common road pedal in...

They're probably the most common road pedal in this neck of the woods.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,564
Posted By tomato coupe

Please tell me you're joking about this.

Please tell me you're joking about this.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-20, 12:09 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,634
Posted By tomato coupe

Seems like a good time to practice using emojis: ...

Seems like a good time to practice using emojis:
:wtf::foo: :lol: :roflmao: :twitchy: :innocent: :crash:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 5,634
Posted By tomato coupe

Hire a coach. There's more to riding fast than...

Hire a coach. There's more to riding fast than just putting out watts, especially in a group.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,900
Posted By tomato coupe

Even if tubeless tires are immune to the "Law of...

Even if tubeless tires are immune to the "Law of Threes", they would still be subject to Murphy's Law which, in this case, would be "Anything immune to the Law of Threes will suffer from the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,900
Posted By tomato coupe

A big tailwind isn't necessary. A 1 mph tailwind...

A big tailwind isn't necessary. A 1 mph tailwind instead of a 1 mph headwind would be enough to get you from 49 mph to 51 mph.
11-08-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 674
Posted By tomato coupe

Geez man, lighten up.

Geez man, lighten up.
11-04-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,921
Posted By tomato coupe

29,940,000,000,000 ergs sounds more impressive.

29,940,000,000,000 ergs sounds more impressive.
11-04-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 7,611
Posted By tomato coupe

Are you?

Are you?
11-03-20, 08:52 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,260
Posted By tomato coupe

That's the key. It can be very difficult to seat...

That's the key. It can be very difficult to seat a tire that's sitting in a deep center channel. And, even though the deep center channel is supposed to make mounting the tire easier, it isn't...
11-03-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,260
Posted By tomato coupe

It's not solely about the advantages; it's about...

It's not solely about the advantages; it's about weighing the advantages against the disadvantages.
11-02-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,921
Posted By tomato coupe

How many gels did you use? Do you get a bulk...

How many gels did you use? Do you get a bulk discount?
11-02-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,260
Posted By tomato coupe

Some people seem to write more for self-amusement...

Some people seem to write more for self-amusement than for conveying information to others. A personal journal might be a better place for that type of post.
11-02-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,921
Posted By tomato coupe

Isn't the real question "What's the train...

Isn't the real question "What's the train conductor's first name?"
11-02-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 7,611
Posted By tomato coupe

"Still air" just means it's a windless day....

"Still air" just means it's a windless day. There's no reason to make it any more complicated that that.
11-01-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 7,611
Posted By tomato coupe

My head hurts ...

My head hurts ...
11-01-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 7,611
Posted By tomato coupe

Not exactly what you're looking for, but...

Not exactly what you're looking for, but interesting nonetheless:

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11-01-20, 10:02 AM
Replies: 278
Views: 7,611
Posted By tomato coupe

There is at least one other person participating...

There is at least one other person participating in this discussion that holds a PhD in physics. Coincidentally, I've heard he is the best dressed and most handsome member of this forum.:)
10-31-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 7,611
Posted By tomato coupe

World domination?

World domination?
10-31-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,921
Posted By tomato coupe

It can be calculated, but it's complicated and...

It can be calculated, but it's complicated and depends on a lot of variables. Most importantly, we'd need to know:
1. Disc or rim brake?
2. Mechanical or electronic shifting?
3. Tubeless or...
10-30-20, 10:04 PM
Replies: 278
Views: 7,611
Posted By tomato coupe

Here you go, just substitute bicycle for car:

Here you go, just substitute bicycle for car:
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