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Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,044
Posted By Moishe

You really should write your congressman.

You really should write your congressman.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,044
Posted By Moishe

Maybe a good compromise we can agree on for the...

Maybe a good compromise we can agree on for the duration of this national calamity is to shoot the bird at the offending Uber, Lyft, or Amazon driver and yell out "Thank you for you service."
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 4,044
Posted By Moishe

Yeah, donít you just hate it when there is a...

Yeah, donít you just hate it when there is a global pandemic and people out of economic desperation are forced to drive around and inconvenience bicyclists.
03-19-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 42,807
Posted By Moishe

Well this IS a surprise! I had no idea I was out...

Well this IS a surprise! I had no idea I was out on probation. I think it would be best for all concerned if you put me back in your ignore list, and attach a note to my lapel ďDo not resuscitate.Ē
03-19-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 471
Views: 42,807
Posted By Moishe

Yes, this fatuous bit of elementary-school...

Yes, this fatuous bit of elementary-school statistical analysis deserved to be resurrected and called out.

But we should cut Raj some slack. He is merely a little bit behind the Trump curve. We...
03-17-20, 03:57 PM
Replies: 471
Views: 42,807
Posted By Moishe

One of the safest things you can do if you go out...

One of the safest things you can do if you go out the front door of your house is ride a bike. Safest for you and for the rest of the human race. The key is to bring enough Gatorade and PB&J...
03-15-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 20,685
Posted By Moishe

A lovely, benevolent sentiment, from the...

A lovely, benevolent sentiment, from the Adirondacks I’m guessing. Are Californians included?
03-15-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 20,685
Posted By Moishe

Yes. And we need not be deprived. There are many...

Yes. And we need not be deprived. There are many internet venues entirely devoted to an exchange of dumbass political opinions. And most of them also rarely mention bicycles.
03-14-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 20,685
Posted By Moishe

Hey Billy, why not put this thread out of its...

Hey Billy, why not put this thread out of its misery? There hasnít been even a mention of a bicycle in weeks. The least you can do is send it to that Politics and Religion hellhole.
03-14-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 20,685
Posted By Moishe

Looks like we have a stable genius here. ...

Looks like we have a stable genius here.

And, by the way, you misspelled "yuge"
03-11-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 20,685
Posted By Moishe

Heck yeah! Iím definitely opposed to bombastic...

Heck yeah! Iím definitely opposed to bombastic stupidity.
03-11-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 20,685
Posted By Moishe

Write your congressman.

Write your congressman.
03-11-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 20,685
Posted By Moishe

ĎFake newsí huh? Thatís what all you deplorables...

ĎFake newsí huh? Thatís what all you deplorables say.
03-11-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,616
Posted By Moishe

Yes, you almost certainly were.

Yes, you almost certainly were.
03-11-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 20,685
Posted By Moishe

Okay, panic button ON

Okay, panic button ON
03-08-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,334
Posted By Moishe

Just let it go ...

Just let it go

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OnkQk_bWXpA
03-06-20, 10:11 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 20,685
Posted By Moishe

Why not just take a less thoughtful approach,...

Why not just take a less thoughtful approach, like the rest of us? Youíd probably enjoy your ride better.
03-06-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 20,685
Posted By Moishe

Yeah, maybe youíre right. Then again, maybe not,...

Yeah, maybe youíre right. Then again, maybe not, despite your years in journalism and your more thoughtful approach.
03-05-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,334
Posted By Moishe

Still obtuse, from beginning to end.

Still obtuse, from beginning to end.
03-04-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 20,685
Posted By Moishe

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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03-04-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 20,685
Posted By Moishe

This smells deplorable.

This smells deplorable.
02-26-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,747
Posted By Moishe

The nested quote thing just doesnít work for me,...

The nested quote thing just doesnít work for me, Jim. Even though I am old and retired and my time is worthless, the nested quotes routine just takes too much time and exhausts me. Canít you just...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,602
Posted By Moishe

My experience was similar to the consensus. When...

My experience was similar to the consensus. When I got serious about road biking, after about four years on the stock Specialized saddle that came on my Roubaix, I bought and sold five or six...
02-21-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,936
Posted By Moishe

But wait! Order now, and we'll send you two...

But wait! Order now, and we'll send you two pair! Just pay separate shipping and handling.
02-17-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,334
Posted By Moishe

Oh, Bengal Cat, you're completely missing the...

Oh, Bengal Cat, you're completely missing the point. Everything you said is besides the point. Here is the point:
02-16-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 14,334
Posted By Moishe

Something very similar to what happened to this...

Something very similar to what happened to this cyclist happened to me once. At 6:57pm one Saturday in a small town on the Connecticut coast, I parked my car on a nearly empty street near a sign that...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,358
Posted By Moishe

I raised the the same issue a few weeks ago, also...

I raised the the same issue a few weeks ago, also involving a purchase of a Stages power meter. A 2.5mm increase in crank length increases your peddle distance between the top and bottom of your...
02-07-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,546
Posted By Moishe

Yep. Hand me some of that.

Yep. Hand me some of that.
02-06-20, 08:08 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 7,387
Posted By Moishe

I tried a Craiglisted spin bike for two winters...

I tried a Craiglisted spin bike for two winters and found it nearly useless and extremely tedious. In my opinion--and I emphasize that--your own bike on a trainer with Zwift is much more useful, much...
02-05-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,296
Posted By Moishe

I'm 68 and I've been averaging 4,000 miles a year...

I'm 68 and I've been averaging 4,000 miles a year for the past five years in the modest rolling hills of southern Connecticut. I bought a new Domane a year ago with cyclocross cranks 46/34 and with a...
02-05-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,546
Posted By Moishe

Holy crap indeed, Maalox! It would help if you’d...

Holy crap indeed, Maalox! It would help if you’d at least tone it down a few notches. You don't talk that way to the folk you sleep next to under that bridge, do you? They’d beat the crap out of you.
02-05-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,546
Posted By Moishe

Aabb, by now it should be clear that this little...

Aabb, by now it should be clear that this little chat group is not the first place you want to go to for information and advice about buying a bike. Or the second, or the third. Folks here tend to...
02-04-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,852
Posted By Moishe

Okay, oh noble Skidder, you are the winner of...

Okay, oh noble Skidder, you are the winner of this competitionóthe only man in the world ever to have been ticketed for speeding on a bike. And with a photocopy to prove it! (Cipollini doesnít...
02-03-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,546
Posted By Moishe

Yeah, this topic has been pretty well covered by...

Yeah, this topic has been pretty well covered by now. The Original Poster is gone, apparently having decided to get on with his life.
02-02-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,546
Posted By Moishe

Hey! Jeezuz h krist, man, I said I was kidding! ...

Hey! Jeezuz h krist, man, I said I was kidding! I still love you and your son. My only point was that Mr. aabb had already decided on a drop-bar road bike and should be respected. And being...
02-02-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,546
Posted By Moishe

Cool

Cool
02-02-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,546
Posted By Moishe

Well God bless you for your hope, oh my beloved...

Well God bless you for your hope, oh my beloved Brother in Biking. One should never lose hope. It would be stupid to do so. Even if you're stupid anyway, even if you're stupid enough to throw that...
02-02-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,852
Posted By Moishe

?

In the history of the universe, has it ever happened?

A few years ago, I was riding down a long hillside slope of a rural wooded road. At about 30+ mph, I noticed a car behind me. Well, at that...
02-02-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,546
Posted By Moishe

Hey fellas, c’mon. There’s no need to get our...

Hey fellas, c’mon. There’s no need to get our noses all out of joint in a tangential discussion about mud biking. Let’s just assume I’m right about road biking and drop the subject. It would be...
02-01-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,546
Posted By Moishe

Mr. double-a-double-b deserves a lot more damn...

Mr. double-a-double-b deserves a lot more damn respect than he's getting from you geezers who are advising him to buy a cheap POS and ride it around for a year. He's already done a lot of research,...
01-31-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,526
Posted By Moishe

Donít worry about it. One of the great benefits...

Donít worry about it. One of the great benefits of being dead is that you donít have to worry about anything. Itís something we should all look forward to.
...
01-30-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 6,546
Posted By Moishe

The only thing you’ll be able to learn from a...

The only thing you’ll be able to learn from a test ride, no matter how long it is, is to confirm the size of the bike that will fit you, which you can determine a priori on the basis of your height...
01-29-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 16,150
Posted By Moishe

Yes, $10/yr. I've been paying for it many years...

Yes, $10/yr. I've been paying for it many years and it'd be worth it to me at five times the price. If you carry an iphone anyway, there's no better cycling computer. However, if you're in an area...
01-29-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 16,150
Posted By Moishe

I cycle a lot of untravelled roads, and I use...

I cycle a lot of untravelled roads, and I use Cyclemeter, an iphone app that sends an email to my wife and daughter (and anyone else's email address I could add) with my location at regular intervals...
01-28-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,915
Posted By Moishe

It’s all here mates, everything you need to know...

It’s all here mates, everything you need to know how to ride out of the saddle:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=hTkrnNr39dk
01-28-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 5,512
Posted By Moishe

I had a Peugeot PX10 that would have turned 50...

I had a Peugeot PX10 that would have turned 50 this year in my garage if I hadn't given it away 20 years ago to a starving graduate student whose ad in the college newspaper offered up to $50 for a...
01-25-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,178
Posted By Moishe

My new favorite cyclist!

Adam Schiff. He bikes a lot, including riding from San Francisco to Los Angeles a few years ago to benefit HIV/AIDS services in those two cities.
...
01-22-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,009
Posted By Moishe

First one arriving in July ...

First one arriving in July

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x751/grandad_c2c9769a97cf41ab0bbbbc0126b0d6c011604716.jpg
01-21-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,627
Posted By Moishe

Beautiful, oh my brother in geezer road cycling!...

Beautiful, oh my brother in geezer road cycling! Your observation evokes for me that great line from “The New Breed” by Donald Fagen: “You're right, he really knows his ****.” [scheisse]
01-21-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,627
Posted By Moishe

Oh Carbonfiberboy, thou art truly wise in the...

Oh Carbonfiberboy, thou art truly wise in the ways of cycling biomechanics and pedal stroke. In this connection, I want to bring to the attention of the American people and you a truly fascinating...
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