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03-17-21, 08:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,021
Posted By KPREN

The spouse on a conventional bike will last about...

The spouse on a conventional bike will last about one ride.
02-21-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 869
Posted By spinnanz

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01-01-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,802
Posted By wgscott

Their names should be published, so that normal...

Their names should be published, so that normal sane people can avoid them, and apply for their jobs.
12-25-20, 11:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 981
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Adolf Coors provides ice cold cheap swill to...

Adolf Coors provides ice cold cheap swill to drowned the covid blues. Don’t care for opiates except after a surgery but get off them ASAP and go back to ibuprofen and Coors. I have no problem taking...
12-22-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,802
Posted By work4bike

You want the real deal about the vaccine and...

You want the real deal about the vaccine and vaccines in general, listen to the guy who has been involved with vaccine development, Dr Paul Offit.
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12-11-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 4,519
Posted By Oldairhead

The way this thread has devolved from being about...

The way this thread has devolved from being about football during a pandemic into a rant about racism in America is why we can't have nice things. I applaud mstateglfr for attempting to keep the...
12-11-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,802
Posted By work4bike

Trump can't force this thing to come out earlier...

Trump can't force this thing to come out earlier than the experts see as being a safe roll out time.

A very good video that explains the process from an actual researcher. Trump didn't factor in....
12-10-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,802
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I will take the vaccine as soon as it is my turn....

I will take the vaccine as soon as it is my turn. I’m not afraid to because of all the illegal stuff I have taken in the past and I’m still here. If there is a tracking device after the vaccine...
12-10-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,949
Posted By Biker395

Yes, but that is directed to people who have not...

Yes, but that is directed to people who have not been tested and deemed COVID positive.

Hey, I understand that a lot of context is lost in social media and how and where you ride may make this...
12-10-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,802
Posted By wgscott

By you.

By you.
12-08-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 924
Posted By Seattle Forrest

What is the conspiracy?? Edit to add:...

What is the conspiracy??

Edit to add: nevermind, you said further on that you have no idea what you're talking about.
12-07-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 355
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Probably the best bet. The Mexican drug cartels...

Probably the best bet. The Mexican drug cartels could produce and send millions of doses in just few days. No red tape or bureaucratic BS to deal with. Sounds good being close to the Mexican border.
12-04-20, 09:53 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,904
Posted By wgscott

I am thinking of promulgating anti-vax propaganda...

I am thinking of promulgating anti-vax propaganda so that me and my family can get vaccinated sooner.
11-25-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,997
Posted By livedarklions

By putting your original quote together with this...

By putting your original quote together with this latest statement, your backpedaling is made rather obvious. You suggested the possibility of intercontinental airborne transmission, now you're...
11-24-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,997
Posted By livedarklions

This is one of those perfect examples where...

This is one of those perfect examples where someone's googling skills are just good enough to post a link tangentially related to the subject they're arguing, but they're not actually literate enough...
11-20-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,400
Posted By Koyote

Good luck getting anyone to understand this....

Good luck getting anyone to understand this. Hell, plenty of posters in this thread can't seem to understand why a wheelset is NOT priced at 2x the cost of a rear wheel, even though the answer is...
11-20-20, 02:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,019
Posted By canklecat

No responsible researchers or media outlets ever...

No responsible researchers or media outlets ever claimed melatonin was a treatment for COVID-19. They said it would help people get adequate rest, which would help their immune systems to resist...
11-15-20, 08:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,856
Posted By wgscott

I just claim mine is an automatic weapon, so I...

I just claim mine is an automatic weapon, so I don't have to register it or get a license.


But, seriously, the truth is even more odd.

I am "required" to have a license/registration within...
11-15-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,856
Posted By Reflector Guy

When we were kids, our town issued stickers with...

When we were kids, our town issued stickers with serial numbers to put on each bike. I assume it was just a taxing thing, sort of like the windshield stickers many suburbs issue. But I'm not sure...
Forum: Touring
11-13-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,411
Posted By Tourist in MSN

Do you already own the bike or not? Generally a...

Do you already own the bike or not? Generally a drop bar bike uses shorter top tube than a bike for more upright bars. Based on that I would say if you already own the bike, get the bars that would...
11-12-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 803
Posted By hokiefyd

As a follow-up -- to confirm that, loosen the...

As a follow-up -- to confirm that, loosen the cable adjustment entirely (so the cable does not operate the mech) and back out the lower limit screw so that the mech is bottoming out "on itself". In...
11-12-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 862
Posted By MidTNBrad

The great thing about standards is that there are...

The great thing about standards is that there are so many of them. :)
11-11-20, 12:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 735
Posted By Geepig

Enjoying cheap is an artform in itself. I have a...

Enjoying cheap is an artform in itself. I have a cheap bike with a coaster brake that often refuses to re-engage drive after using the brake, so I often have to push it and pedal for up to 200 m...
11-05-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,254
Posted By CargoDane

I use it as a simple comparison. I know what I...

I use it as a simple comparison. I know what I have (although I forget), but it's easy to put into a calculator, and from there I can see if I want a bigger/smallerchainring (front sprocket in my...
11-05-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,254
Posted By ScottRiqui

Not quite, although the values are related. ...

Not quite, although the values are related. Since "gear inches" gives you an equivalent wheel diameter, if you want to figure out how far the bike travels with one crank revolution, you have to...
11-05-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,577
Posted By LV2TNDM

There doesn't seem to be a direct correlation...

There doesn't seem to be a direct correlation between price and durability. However, extra steps in the production process SHOULD improve durability such as heat treating and applying coatings. In...
Forum: Touring
11-04-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,062
Posted By tyrion

3x9 Deore is a very solid drive train. I don't...

3x9 Deore is a very solid drive train. I don't know why you're having troubles with it, but if you can get it working correctly, I think it's a much better system for touring and commuting than 1x11....
10-26-20, 06:30 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,973
Posted By noisebeam

The proper capitalization or not of nouns is not...

The proper capitalization or not of nouns is not grammar. Technically it is orthography of which spelling is part of.
10-19-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,648
Posted By Mojo31

The better stuff is lying on the road, not flying...

The better stuff is lying on the road, not flying above it.
10-18-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,642
Posted By cyccommute

Okay there are a lot of misinformation to unpack...

Okay there are a lot of misinformation to unpack here. First, Nylon and polyamide are the same thing. Nylon fibers are used in all kinds of applications. If you use a toothbrush or have a carpet...
10-18-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,642
Posted By Skulking

Why would I listen to you about that? You're...

Why would I listen to you about that? You're just some random guy on the internet.
10-18-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,642
Posted By Skulking

Medical science doesn't yet know what causes...

Medical science doesn't yet know what causes Graves disease, but knowing people around here, I bet we'll have this all sorted in the next 20 posts or so.
10-17-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,648
Posted By wolfchild

Protein deficiency doesn't exist, I never heard...

Protein deficiency doesn't exist, I never heard of anybody developing health problems because of not eating enough protein. I blame the fitness industry especially the bodybuilding culture for...
10-17-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,648
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Maybe. Another possibility is the idea of needing...

Maybe. Another possibility is the idea of needing a protein drink after a ride is probably promulgated by pros needing something convenient to get easy cash into their pocket.
10-17-20, 12:41 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 6,648
Posted By 70sSanO

I can usually judge my protein level by how many...

I can usually judge my protein level by how many posts in a thread I can read. If I canít make it past 50, I know I need more protein. On days when Iím feeling particularly strong I can breeze...
10-16-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,740
Posted By Pemetic2006

Riveting....... Covid deaths are nearly 25...

Riveting.......
Covid deaths are nearly 25 percent higher than the number you posted, and thatís with 8 million infected vs. the 45 million infected for the 17/18 flu season.
10-13-20, 12:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,029
Posted By canklecat

As with most coronavirus pandemic skeptics who...

As with most coronavirus pandemic skeptics who put a thin sheen of credibility over their biases, Ivor Cummings massages, tweaks, manipulates and ignores facts to suit his agenda. Short version: Let...
09-28-20, 03:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,183
Posted By Trevtassie

If there is one thing that can be said about dead...

If there is one thing that can be said about dead people, they are dead. There is a whole lot of extra dead people this year. Like around 220,000 in the USA alone, compared to the average of previous...
Forum: Touring
08-27-20, 10:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,844
Posted By robow

"Why isn't touring just called bikepacking? ...

"Why isn't touring just called bikepacking?

well then,

"Why isn't bikepacking just called touring?"
Forum: Touring
08-27-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 5,844
Posted By MarcusT

Catch phrases, marketing and perception. ...

Catch phrases, marketing and perception.
Younger folks and hip oldsters do not want to buy a touring bike, but they will buy a bikepacking bike
07-29-20, 11:24 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 7,177
Posted By 3alarmer

...you ought to do some studyin' up on what is...

...you ought to do some studyin' up on what is meant by the term "herd immunity" in modern epidemiology before you start giving TED talks on the subject, Bubba.
07-29-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 8,913
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Hondo Gravel can't make everybody wear masks and...

Hondo Gravel can't make everybody wear masks and wash their hands and stay home. Neither can anybody else here. And the really ****ty thing is many of us making sacrifices to be safe and take...
07-17-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 941
Posted By Pouhana

Dirty I like the folks who want free range...

Dirty

I like the folks who want free range chicken and beef. I see a cow going potty in a pond 10 feet from a cow drinking water. Our free range chickens eat chicken poo. Flavor.
07-16-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,982
Posted By wgscott

What if it is the result of bat-induced...

What if it is the result of bat-induced hybridization? What if it is the result of a natural progress of single point mutations from SARS-CoV-1, with which it shares 80% sequence homology?
...
07-15-20, 03:25 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 7,177
Posted By Trevtassie

If you spent as much time looking for actual...

If you spent as much time looking for actual facts as you do looking for memes to clog up useful threads, you might be a little more informed.
07-14-20, 08:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,336
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...the good news here is that if you die the...

.
...the good news here is that if you die the first time, you can't catch it again. :)
07-14-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,281
Posted By Unca_Sam

​​​SHBR is in Shanghai with many reactionary...

​​​SHBR is in Shanghai with many reactionary stances to progressive thought in the United States. It's best to ignore them. Thankfully that's fairly easy, since their responses frequently present as...
07-08-20, 04:55 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,925
Posted By gsteinb

I'm mostly looking forward to when the internet...

I'm mostly looking forward to when the internet moves on from the Karen expression. It's was never not tiresome.
07-06-20, 10:41 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,455
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Kingwood is an upper middle class municipality....

Kingwood is an upper middle class municipality. It is easy to have the basics and not to worry. I’m also well off so to speak probably by default but that is another story. I’m helping everybody and...
07-05-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 613
Posted By wgscott

Although there are coronaviruses that cause cold...

Although there are coronaviruses that cause cold symptoms, the "common cold" is a rhinovirus (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhinovirus), which is a type of picoRNA virus.

Coronaviruses are...
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