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01-15-21, 09:38 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 223
Posted By Koyote

"Anecdotal observation" does not equal...

"Anecdotal observation" does not equal "fact."
01-14-21, 10:16 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 600
Posted By Koyote

thatís a good argument for Shimano quick release...

thatís a good argument for Shimano quick release skewers Ė the internal cam varieties.
01-13-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 436
Posted By Koyote

If you need that much setback, your bike may not...

If you need that much setback, your bike may not fit properly.

But if you really want it, Nitto makes a seatpost with a ton of setback - I think it's at least 35mm. You can find it on their site,...
01-13-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 594
Posted By Koyote

I suspect it is more than "a check and a stamp."...

I suspect it is more than "a check and a stamp." I think plenty of event organizers have suffered their own losses, due to non-refundable permits and insurance fees and such. And if they are very...
01-13-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 600
Posted By Koyote

I've got the same on one bike -- QR with...

I've got the same on one bike -- QR with mechanical discs. As long as the calipers are mounted and adjusted properly, it really only requires a few extra seconds of care when mounting the wheel and...
01-13-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,875
Posted By Koyote

Well, we canít ALL find bikes in dumpsters.

Well, we canít ALL find bikes in dumpsters.
01-13-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 478
Posted By Koyote

Just curious: are you unusually small or large,...

Just curious: are you unusually small or large, or have some other unusual proportions that would require a custom-made cycling jersey?

Even aside from the foregoing question, I very much doubt...
01-12-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,762
Posted By Koyote

Clearly, you should be topping up your psi 5x per...

Clearly, you should be topping up your psi 5x per day.
01-12-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 600
Posted By Koyote

Too expensive to bother. Make sure you have...

Too expensive to bother.

Make sure you have good compressionless housing, good brake pads, and rotors, and everything is adjusted properly...And mechanical should be just fine.
01-12-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,052
Posted By Koyote

The key part of that statement is in bold font.

The key part of that statement is in bold font.
01-11-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,875
Posted By Koyote

Sure. But they did not subsequently treat Greg...

Sure. But they did not subsequently treat Greg very well.
01-11-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,875
Posted By Koyote

I don't think a Trek would get along with this...

I don't think a Trek would get along with this bike:


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01-11-21, 04:52 PM
01-11-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 349
Posted By Koyote

You lost me right there. So, you're...

You lost me right there.




So, you're worried about drivetrain friction, but you don't know the most basic terminology? Seems odd.
01-10-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,033
Posted By Koyote

That stuff is excellent. And you can often find...

That stuff is excellent. And you can often find some of the colors on sale at the Trek site for about 12 bucks. If you have it shipped to your nearest Trek dealer, you donít even have to pay for...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,452
Posted By Koyote

That's actually scarier for the person riding...

That's actually scarier for the person riding behind you.
01-10-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 479
Posted By Koyote

Like putting lipstick on a pig...

Like putting lipstick on a pig...
01-09-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 649
Posted By Koyote

I'm coming back to this thread after thinking...

I'm coming back to this thread after thinking about it while out riding.

It's kind of a nonsense question, since everyone is different: different incomes, different life situations, different...
01-09-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 649
Posted By Koyote

I've never given it a single thought. ...

I've never given it a single thought.

Cycling is just what I do, it's part of who I am.
01-08-21, 04:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 770
Posted By Koyote

You apparently do not have access to the news.

You apparently do not have access to the news.
01-08-21, 07:14 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,175
Posted By Koyote

If I had a reliable ride home, I might go without...

If I had a reliable ride home, I might go without a kit, like MattTheHat in the post above. But my wife works hard, all day long, so that I have all of this free time to ride my bike...So I carry a...
01-07-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 487
Posted By Koyote

Well, sure, I understand that some people do...

Well, sure, I understand that some people do significant upgrades on new bikes...I'm just saying that I wouldn't do it. I'd rather just buy a better bike up front and be done with it.

In your...
01-07-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 487
Posted By Koyote

Why would anyone buy a brand new bike if they're...

Why would anyone buy a brand new bike if they're not happy with the components (aside from some obvious personal items like the saddle)?
01-07-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,051
Posted By Koyote

Some of the more basic GPS computers are so...

Some of the more basic GPS computers are so inexpensive that it makes no sense to buy a non-GPS unit.

Speed sensor is not essential - I get perfectly accurate data without one. And a cadence...
01-05-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,793
Posted By Koyote

I was riding before Neil Armstrong walked on the...

I was riding before Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, before Woodstock, before there was a PBS.
01-04-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 880
Posted By Koyote

Yeah, I think they have started shipping some of...

Yeah, I think they have started shipping some of the tail lights with just those elastic mounts...But you can buy most of them in versions that come with hard mounts, and they should come with mounts...
01-04-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,214
Posted By Koyote

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,624
Posted By Koyote

Agreed. It was more of a rhetorical question,...

Agreed. It was more of a rhetorical question, since pushing your HR to a high level is not inherently risky.
01-04-21, 09:25 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,762
Posted By Koyote

From the looks of this thread, we're a long way...

From the looks of this thread, we're a long way from springtime.
01-04-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 880
Posted By Koyote

I don't understand how people lose tail lights....

I don't understand how people lose tail lights. I've been running them for years, on all sorts of bikes and all sorts of roads, and have never lost one. You can mount a Cygolite to the seatpost or to...
01-03-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,762
Posted By Koyote

More like .2 seconds.

More like .2 seconds.
01-03-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,762
Posted By Koyote

A Deuce and a Quarter ain't no Cadillac. ...

A Deuce and a Quarter ain't no Cadillac.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tu3khL6k2qU
01-03-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,762
Posted By Koyote

You leave them off because they are unnecessary....

You leave them off because they are unnecessary. They serve no function other than to slow you down when you need to add air to your tires.
01-03-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,762
Posted By Koyote

Do you also have curb feelers on your Olds Delta...

Do you also have curb feelers on your Olds Delta 88?
01-03-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,150
Posted By Koyote

If you think Pearl Izumi is too expensive, I'm...

If you think Pearl Izumi is too expensive, I'm guessing you have never tried truly great cycling apparel.

To me, the clothes are about as important as the bike - in terms of comfort and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-01-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 2,625
Views: 423,143
Posted By Koyote

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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12-31-20, 08:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 751
Posted By Koyote

Two bikes, one wheelset? Sure, yeah, that's...

Two bikes, one wheelset?

Sure, yeah, that's a great idea.

I'd love to write more, but I've gotta go swap the engine into my other car.
12-31-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 473
Posted By Koyote

Covfefe!

Covfefe!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 277
Views: 17,647
Posted By Koyote

What are these things you call "restrooms"? I...

What are these things you call "restrooms"? I just look for a nice tree.
12-30-20, 11:10 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 717
Posted By Koyote

One solution is to always pedal forwards.

One solution is to always pedal forwards.
12-29-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,038
Posted By Koyote

Yes, I do enjoy riding my bikes! 8300 miles (and...

Yes, I do enjoy riding my bikes! 8300 miles (and 450k feet of climbing) so far this year. More than some, probably less than others though.

I enjoy riding my bikes so much that I hate stopping for...
12-29-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,038
Posted By Koyote

They're perfect for a gravel bike, as they hold...

They're perfect for a gravel bike, as they hold onto bottles for dear life. I know a guy who once got hit by a car - his bike was practically broken in half, but his bottles were still firmly planted...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,747
Posted By Koyote

I think most people who buy cf rims are mainly...

I think most people who buy cf rims are mainly interested in the "wow" factor...But it's hard to admit that, so they search for some performance gain.
12-29-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 937
Posted By Koyote

There's this thing called "punctuation."

There's this thing called "punctuation."
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,124
Posted By Koyote

That's something to consider. On a group ride a...

That's something to consider. On a group ride a few years ago, a friend was wearing his metal-framed glasses when he crashed, and one of the arms broke in half and impaled his cheek, right under an...
12-29-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,343
Posted By Koyote

Sorry to hear this, Tomm. Heal fast!

Sorry to hear this, Tomm. Heal fast!
12-29-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,038
Posted By Koyote

Is that why it's so much fun?

Is that why it's so much fun?
12-28-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,038
Posted By Koyote

Got this for Christmas from my daughter...So I'll...

Got this for Christmas from my daughter...So I'll be hydrating a little differently this summer.
...
12-28-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,038
Posted By Koyote

Sure. ...

Sure.

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Forum: Road Cycling
12-28-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 430
Posted By Koyote

You could try epoxyÖ But I think itís just time...

You could try epoxyÖ But I think itís just time for a new pair of shoes.
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