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06-14-17, 07:13 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,488
Posted By Zoroman

I don't think you want to really do the photo...

I don't think you want to really do the photo war.

We all know exactly what we are talking about regarding the latest fad with wide tires. Please do not pretend to be oblivious.
06-13-17, 08:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,488
Posted By Zoroman

Ha Ha, well bell bottoms lasted about 10 years....

Ha Ha, well bell bottoms lasted about 10 years. The fat tire fad is half that. Thin tires have been around since the late 60's. So about 50 years. I say there is far more likeness between bell...
06-13-17, 03:57 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,488
Posted By Zoroman

I said I responded to the 'anything but pristine...

I said I responded to the 'anything but pristine roads"... that says only fat tires on anything but pristine roads, so only pristine roads are where thin tires should be considered.

Sorry, but...
06-13-17, 02:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,488
Posted By Zoroman

...paved paths kids, paved paths. ...paved.

...paved paths kids, paved paths.

...paved.
06-13-17, 02:37 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,488
Posted By Zoroman

Indeed, and so the brigade of wide tire advocates...

Indeed, and so the brigade of wide tire advocates come marching in right on cue.

"On anything but pristine roads" certainly makes thin tires sound bad, scary, unwanted... I am shaking in my...
06-13-17, 01:00 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,488
Posted By Zoroman

Well the current fad is you must have wide tires....

Well the current fad is you must have wide tires.

I have thin tires on most of my bikes and for some crazy reason I do not fall down or get flats. Indeed, it is hard to fathom given the current...
06-13-17, 12:43 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,897
Posted By Zoroman

I never heard this all or none statement....

I never heard this all or none statement. Anywhere. Now I am baffled even more.
06-13-17, 12:41 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,897
Posted By Zoroman

Okay. We must be reading different threads. Sorry.

Okay. We must be reading different threads. Sorry.
06-13-17, 12:08 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,897
Posted By Zoroman

I guess I don't see that. Let me attempt to...

I guess I don't see that. Let me attempt to clarify:

Point One: Many people push for eating sugar, even a lot of sugar and say all sugar the body see's as the same.
Point Two: They claim this...
06-13-17, 11:39 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,897
Posted By Zoroman

It can??? Sorry, don't understand this one. ...

It can??? Sorry, don't understand this one.

I thought the discussion is about consuming sugar, even a lot of sugar, and justifying why the mantra is ultimatley sugar is needed, or good or a must...
06-13-17, 08:31 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,897
Posted By Zoroman

And that same argument is used by runners, and...

And that same argument is used by runners, and rowers, and people who do triathlons, or the occasional mud run, and people who exercise fairly sometimes often, and then it gets used by people who buy...
06-13-17, 07:43 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,897
Posted By Zoroman

This is precisely the thinking explaining why we...

This is precisely the thinking explaining why we have so much corn syrup and highly refined sugar in the US diet.
06-13-17, 07:17 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,897
Posted By Zoroman

Wow, you're a better man than I.

Wow, you're a better man than I.
06-12-17, 02:18 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,897
Posted By Zoroman

Well, I guess we don't know what each other...

Well, I guess we don't know what each other considers a pastry.


Also I clearly want to say that all the posts are about BREAKFAST for someone racing or riding and this breakfast that takes...
06-12-17, 12:50 PM
Replies: 1,370
Views: 189,463
Posted By Zoroman

What is THAT frame? How many teeth on...

What is THAT frame?


How many teeth on that crank?
06-12-17, 10:03 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,897
Posted By Zoroman

The following make sNO SENSE to me whatso ever---...

The following make sNO SENSE to me whatso ever---


“One thing all riders avoid is eating heavy food,” says Judith Haudum, sports nutritionist to the BMC Racing team.

“They have to resist the...
06-09-17, 07:03 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,897
Posted By Zoroman

Isn't it that just like a significant...

Isn't it that just like a significant other---keeping us on our toes! Short ribs, damn, that came out of left field!

I hope you had a beauty time together walking memory lane of your childhood, as...
06-08-17, 09:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 879
Posted By Zoroman

Laughing out loud. Loudly!

Laughing out loud. Loudly!
06-08-17, 03:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,222
Posted By Zoroman

Am I doing right???

Am I doing right???
06-08-17, 02:55 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,897
Posted By Zoroman

Yea, anywhere between 90 minutes to 180 minutes...

Yea, anywhere between 90 minutes to 180 minutes expect to bonk... unless... you ingest sugar water and plenty of sugar containing simple carbohydrates, gels, lara bars, candy.


I will have a 90...
06-08-17, 02:51 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,897
Posted By Zoroman

Well, on the Trolley then. Feed bag! And be sure...

Well, on the Trolley then. Feed bag! And be sure to alternate between sugar water and feed bag and to be safe bring two bottle each, sugar water; plain water won't do... Otherwise it sounds like a...
06-08-17, 02:39 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,897
Posted By Zoroman

Well you know the cure: sugar water and feed bag....

Well you know the cure: sugar water and feed bag. You can BOTH have it "on" you while you drive to the restaurant and even while the car is parked and while waiting to be seated. I am confident they...
06-08-17, 02:37 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,897
Posted By Zoroman

Love IT!!!

Love IT!!!
06-08-17, 02:33 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,222
Posted By Zoroman

I'll never change gears again!

I'll never change gears again!
06-08-17, 02:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,781
Posted By Zoroman

Do you have any friends? Also, there are plenty...

Do you have any friends? Also, there are plenty of machine shops, auto repair shops, metal shops, plumbers, solar installers, fabricators, welders, and even bike shops on this planet where they own a...
06-08-17, 01:47 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,897
Posted By Zoroman

The simple answer is: It is NOT possible....

The simple answer is: It is NOT possible. Everyone now knows you must have sugar water. Sugar water or DIE. Yes DIE! And you need to have a bag of food strapped around your neck, preferably fashioned...
06-08-17, 12:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,781
Posted By Zoroman

That would be too easy and would eliminate...

That would be too easy and would eliminate confusing and bewildering threads like this on BF!!!
06-07-17, 01:42 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,897
Posted By Zoroman

Why is sugar water SO important??? That is my...

Why is sugar water SO important??? That is my question. Most human beings have gotten along fine without it, so why is suddenly viewed as SO important?


From the perspective of how long "sugar...
06-07-17, 12:03 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,897
Posted By Zoroman

I'm with you, Blazing, on this.... I think there...

I'm with you, Blazing, on this.... I think there is waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaay too much worrying about food and sugar intake and it is making people feel like ****t.
06-07-17, 11:59 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,897
Posted By Zoroman

I know many people who literally walk around life...

I know many people who literally walk around life with feed bags and they are constantly hydrating and worrying about hydrating and eating.


Most of them feel like crap and they are overweight...
06-07-17, 11:54 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,897
Posted By Zoroman

This is valuable info but we need more info: ...

This is valuable info but we need more info:


1) Did you drink alcohol the day/night before, if yes, how much?
2) How old are you?
3) Are you overweight, if so by how much?
4) Is your work...
06-07-17, 11:16 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,781
Posted By Zoroman

I have some flat top handlebars that came on my...

I have some flat top handlebars that came on my Fuji Feather. I have removed them and put Pista handlebars on my Fuji now so I do not need these and I am willing to part with them. PM me if you want...
06-07-17, 10:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,813
Posted By Zoroman

Yippeeeee!

Yippeeeee!
06-07-17, 09:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,813
Posted By Zoroman

I like this look sometimes TOO!

I like this look sometimes TOO!
06-07-17, 09:46 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,813
Posted By Zoroman

Beauty os in the eye of the beholder... Sometimes...

Beauty os in the eye of the beholder... Sometimes I like brake levers with HOODS on the drop bar and sometimes I like this look too.


Sometimes we can like variety and variations depending on...
06-07-17, 09:43 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,813
Posted By Zoroman

Once again beauty is in the eye of the beholder...

Once again beauty is in the eye of the beholder it doth seem (and the specific design look of that bike)... Don't get me wrong I like hoods on drop bars AND sometimes I like this look too!
06-07-17, 07:09 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,426
Posted By Zoroman

Okay. I guess as a relative newbie around here I...

Okay. I guess as a relative newbie around here I never got the memo. Thank you for apprising me of the single speed, fixed gear and 3 speeds in a hub section that this actually is. I do feel better...
06-06-17, 01:53 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,426
Posted By Zoroman

Can't they (3 speed in a hub) get their own...

Can't they (3 speed in a hub) get their own SECTION?


I like The Singlespeed & Fixed Gear SECTION not having 3 speed hubs in it.
06-06-17, 12:51 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,426
Posted By Zoroman

It is essentially the same--

It is essentially the same--
06-06-17, 12:40 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,426
Posted By Zoroman

But it's a 3 SPEED in a hub!

But it's a 3 SPEED in a hub!
06-06-17, 12:24 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,813
Posted By Zoroman

Triple wrapping is best. Three of anything is...

Triple wrapping is best. Three of anything is always best. #3 gods in one for example. Plus so cushiony. No padded gloves even needed. Like riding naked.
06-06-17, 09:45 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,426
Posted By Zoroman

I guess I need my head examined. I have no idea...

I guess I need my head examined. I have no idea how 3 gears in a 3 speed hub belongs in a single speed section.

I feel like I am in a room with Sean Spicer or Kellyann Conway right now.
06-06-17, 09:22 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,426
Posted By Zoroman

I really must insist this be put in a different...

I really must insist this be put in a different section of this forum.


This whole section is a single speed & fixed gear section. It is NOT a 3 speed section.
06-06-17, 09:20 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,426
Posted By Zoroman

What???? Now that I have to see!

What???? Now that I have to see!
06-06-17, 08:55 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,426
Posted By Zoroman

So to switch "gears" you get off the bike and...

So to switch "gears" you get off the bike and pull on the chain with your fingers to lift it off a setting to change the chain location from one crank (sprocket size) in the front to the other crank...
06-06-17, 07:29 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 18,426
Posted By Zoroman

So a double crank will require a way to shift...

So a double crank will require a way to shift (i.e., gearing), thus you introduce a derailleur ....Isn't that a multi-geared bike then with at least one half of the complications of the conventional...
06-05-17, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,475
Posted By Zoroman

It seems you need to look at some on some BIKES...

It seems you need to look at some on some BIKES at the local Bike shop, and then, armed with a bit more knowledge, go online and do some shopping.


I replaced my quill and handlebars recently and...
06-05-17, 10:01 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,475
Posted By Zoroman

Yea, you need to ride it and determine how the...

Yea, you need to ride it and determine how the height ratio and distance from seat to handlebars feels (and with your Bike Shop help, hopefully).


How does it feel NOW? Raising and lowering your...
06-05-17, 09:07 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,832
Posted By Zoroman

Can we see some PICTURES of these various ways to...

Can we see some PICTURES of these various ways to carry drinks, as a food and drink delivery person who rides a bicycle?
06-05-17, 08:31 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,832
Posted By Zoroman

Ha! Now that's funny! Actually, it took...

Ha! Now that's funny!


Actually, it took an "electoral college system" that beguiles anyone with an objective mind. (Why are all other elections based on popular vote?)
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