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01-19-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,001
Posted By Eric F

You have made it evident that you do not have...

You have made it evident that you do not have enough knowledge about the issue to recognize the differences. Just because you can't see it, doesn't mean it doesn't exist.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,486
Posted By Koyote

Iím not surprised that you are confused.

Iím not surprised that you are confused.
01-14-22, 02:09 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 3,548
Posted By LarrySellerz

Wallmart bikes are good for the community. Not...

Wallmart bikes are good for the community. Not everyone has $600 to spend on a bike (the number in OPs post.) When I delivered food, the manager bought a Walmart bike for us to use if our bikes got...
01-13-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,783
Posted By BikePower

or riding a bike while tethering another bike...

or riding a bike while tethering another bike that is unmanned. The same crowd would excel at that.
Hillarious! But I have seen the Farmers Walk in crossfit and the worlds strongest man competition....
01-13-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,783
Posted By Darth Lefty

What happens when you put the foot sprinter on a...

What happens when you put the foot sprinter on a bike and the bike sprinter on foot?
01-12-22, 11:28 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,783
Posted By Darth Lefty

Top Gear raced a Veyron against a Eurofighter. I...

Top Gear raced a Veyron against a Eurofighter. I watched it. It was good. The plane eventually caught up
01-12-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 941
Posted By BikePower

Did my first 100m sprint today on the old Schwinn and these are the results.

Today I sprinted 100m from a standing start as fast as I could on the old 72 Schwinn.

This 52 year old rider is 5'11" and weighed in at 168.75lbs. The bike weighed 38lbs

I mapped out exactly...
01-09-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,783
Posted By shelbyfv

Wonder why?:foo:

Wonder why?:foo:
01-09-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,783
Posted By TPL

100 meter straight line race ? Participants...

100 meter straight line race ?

Participants should be required to make a 'vroom-vroom' sound as they go
01-02-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 16,949
Posted By Hiro11

Lots of people posting road bikes with rim brakes...

Lots of people posting road bikes with rim brakes and 25s or 28s. As has been repeated a few times now, the OP does not want a road bike. The OP is looking for a steel gravel bike. Rim brakes will...
12-30-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 826
Posted By ThermionicScott

For all the fuss people make about gravel roads,...

For all the fuss people make about gravel roads, they're pretty forgiving compared to the paved roads in my area. Potholes (and the mounds sometimes created when they're filled) are hard and...
12-28-21, 05:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 826
Posted By dwmckee

For under $600 this is likely your best bet. We...

For under $600 this is likely your best bet. We happen to love this set of wheels and sell a lot of them for a decent upgrade in his price range. They are fantastic wheels and have Shimano...
12-26-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 826
Posted By HillRider

Shimano GRX WH-RX570 wheelset in 700c or 650b...

Shimano GRX WH-RX570 wheelset in 700c or 650b (assuming your frame was sizes for 700c, not 26" wheels). Can be run tubeless or with tubes, They retail for about $450 and are perfect for your use. ...
12-25-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,647
Posted By indyfabz

No. It is not the whole point.

No. It is not the whole point.
12-25-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,647
Posted By jwalther

As many bikes as you've owned, just buy one used...

As many bikes as you've owned, just buy one used and give it a shot.

https://i.imgur.com/NjWbTaR.jpg?1
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,724
Posted By seypat

I thought color was THE most important thing when...

I thought color was THE most important thing when selecting a bike. It's not? :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,724
Posted By seypat

My retrogrouch sense is tingling.:50:

My retrogrouch sense is tingling.:50:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,724
Posted By Eric F

People are just a bit confused by your narrow...

People are just a bit confused by your narrow preferences. You do you, man.
12-20-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 616
Posted By rydabent

I just turned 83 seven days ago. I have been...

I just turned 83 seven days ago. I have been retired since 2008, and this year I passed 25000 miles mostly on the 135 miles of bike paths in our city. Some of it was out on the hiways with the...
12-18-21, 02:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 826
Posted By Lazyass

Take your pick. ...

Take your pick.

https://bicyclewheelwarehouse.com/road-disc/

https://bicyclewheelwarehouse.com/Coupons.html
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,724
Posted By znomit

What do you mean by this?

What do you mean by this?
12-17-21, 06:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 826
Posted By tyrion

FWIW here's what I got from prowheelbuilder.com...

FWIW here's what I got from prowheelbuilder.com for $500. I wanted a real rugged wheel set so I over-stated my weight and specified "Really Hard Use" - I think they'd flag the parts selected if they...
12-17-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 826
Posted By mstateglfr

https://www.prowheelbuilder.com/pwb-...t-package.h...

https://www.prowheelbuilder.com/pwb-...t-package.html (https://www.prowheelbuilder.com/pwb-signature-alloy-road-tri-cx-rim-brake-wheel-set-package.html)

Kinlin 31 rim tubeless compatible but not...
12-17-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,901
Posted By dgrhddan

Will my new bike take my weight or should I return it ?

hi guys and girls
My partner bought me a bike as a gift and im worried my weight will break or effect the bikes parts, the main reason i wanted a bike was to loose weight
i contacted the shop and...
12-09-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,872
Posted By tomato coupe

The OP isn't asking about tipping the mechanics...

The OP isn't asking about tipping the mechanics every time she has some work done -- she's just asking about giving them a little something for the holidays.
12-09-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,872
Posted By Koyote

Alternative perspective: many working people's...

Alternative perspective: many working people's wages have not really kept pace with inflation for decades now, and so jobs that once paid livable incomes are now paying poverty-level wages. When such...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-21, 11:18 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 8,195
Posted By tempocyclist

:popcorn

:popcorn
11-29-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,561
Posted By _ForceD_

Iím not a moderator, but my guess is that this...

Iím not a moderator, but my guess is that this threadís days/hours/minutes are numbered (before itís locked). Maybe it is a trollÖthe OP initially responded, but doesnít seem interested in common...
11-29-21, 12:53 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,561
Posted By Leisesturm

Five whole minutes I am never going to get back...

Five whole minutes I am never going to get back ... :notamused:
11-28-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,561
Posted By spelger

This seems like a troll thread to me. Need carbon...

This seems like a troll thread to me. Need carbon wheels, gotta look good, don't want to spend much...and no one seemed to catch the eurobike comment.
11-28-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,561
Posted By wolfchild

Carbon is probably the worst material on a bike...

Carbon is probably the worst material on a bike which is going to be used for work and see frequent travel.
11-23-21, 08:13 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,188
Posted By pdlamb

I must have missed something. OP came back and...

I must have missed something. OP came back and wrote:



Where in that post did OP say "for his riding it works really well?"

All I saw was a planned temperature range (FWIW I handle low 30s...
11-20-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,438
Posted By Joe Bikerider

Ghost dismount

Iím 69 years old and have been dealing with age as we all must. I had a Biria low entry bike for about 6 years and loved that thing. But then one day the frame broke in half coming home from a ride,...
11-17-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,992
Posted By indyfabz

Gumball Rally?

Gumball Rally?
11-17-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,992
Posted By Mojo31

Responses like that are leading to the...

Responses like that are leading to the deterioration of this forum.

Just sayin. ;)
11-16-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,232
Posted By Mojo31

The owner of that one has never needed it and has...

The owner of that one has never needed it and has never had it in the glove box. :innocent:
11-16-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,232
Posted By Velo Mule

I have been through all these posts and pages and...

I have been through all these posts and pages and there was not one picture of a bicycle, a component, or podium!
11-16-21, 08:51 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,232
Posted By prj71

Posts about the forums deteriorating are causing...

Posts about the forums deteriorating are causing deterioration of the forums.
11-16-21, 08:01 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,232
Posted By mstateglfr

The post you responded to didnt seem judgmental,...

The post you responded to didnt seem judgmental, it seemed analytical. Its simply an analysis of one possible way for a forum(or community) to go downhill. Stating a reality isnt necessarily being...
11-16-21, 06:58 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,232
Posted By TiHabanero

Censorship by bot? Is that what we really need,...

Censorship by bot? Is that what we really need, really want instead of simply ignoring posts by those you dislike? What hardship is there in not reading someone's post?
11-16-21, 06:45 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,232
Posted By fishboat

Seems like an entirely rational statement to me. ...

Seems like an entirely rational statement to me. Sadly, the ignore function is all that's available to us regular folk, other than reporting posts that are clearly off the rails.

It would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,723
Posted By MinnMan

This is some kind of wayward harmonic convergence.

This is some kind of wayward harmonic convergence.
11-15-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,232
Posted By denaffen

Uh huh. Ok. Sure.

Uh huh. Ok. Sure.
11-15-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,232
Posted By Rolla

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/360x360/b1178250085_997f87aeb41b43c5f49afbca31d8996b38f98bce.jpg :D
11-15-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,232
Posted By Gravel Rider

This thread doesn't make any sense.

This thread doesn't make any sense.
11-15-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,232
Posted By dedhed

I've been here a long time and have no one on...

I've been here a long time and have no one on ignore. Thick skin and the ability to just scroll on by seems to work.
11-15-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,232
Posted By 70sSanO

Hipocrisy on an internet forum? People are...

Hipocrisy on an internet forum?

People are always throwing out opinions and they contradict those statements days, weeks, years, even hours later.

I mean weíre talking about bicycles. Nothing...
11-15-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,232
Posted By indyfabz

I think you missed the sarcasm. In answer:...

I think you missed the sarcasm.

In answer: To point out something like hypocrisy.
11-15-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,232
Posted By indyfabz

I don't know if it still is, but brining up what...

I don't know if it still is, but brining up what others have written in other threads used to be considered "harassment." A complete prohibition against that never made any sense to me, but BITD I...
11-15-21, 10:33 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 7,232
Posted By Rolla

Putting offensive people on an ignore list would...

Putting offensive people on an ignore list would rob me of the entertainment I derive from reading their self-owning posts.
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