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12-05-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,895
Posted By canklecat

The implication that there's always a hidden...

The implication that there's always a hidden agenda -- evidence and Occam's Razor be damned -- is an appeal to your vanity.

The best con artists know that smart people believe they're too smart to...
12-05-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,130
Posted By Koyote

How would the reason for their discontinuation...

How would the reason for their discontinuation matter for your bike purchase decision?
Forum: Touring
12-05-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,220
Posted By indyfabz

My Showers Pass 2.1 jacket triples as on-bike...

My Showers Pass 2.1 jacket triples as on-bike rain protection, off-bike rain protection and chilly, dry morning/long descent protection (if other layers are not sufficient).
12-05-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,449
Posted By Leisesturm

Seriously!! THIS! Right now there are at least...

Seriously!! THIS! Right now there are at least two ongoing threads on the MISERY of tubeless tires. Without much effort I could find a dozen more started in just this year. WTF? Are all these riders...
12-05-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,895
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Just take the Frikin vaccine and do what is right...

Just take the Frikin vaccine and do what is right for yourselves and everybody else Bubba and Bubbette. If the vaccine makes you grow a tail and fangs and you turn into a gargoyle you probably...
12-05-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,408
Posted By znomit

That is a battery light that has a solar panel...

That is a battery light that has a solar panel attached as a gimmick. If the light is run down how many weeks will it take to recharge the 18650 using the solar panel?

PS, OP has posted a bunch of...
12-05-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,152
Posted By Gresp15C

That's cool. I live in Dane County, Wisconsin.

That's cool. I live in Dane County, Wisconsin.
12-05-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,152
Posted By Gresp15C

A dedicated winter bike has a number of practical...

A dedicated winter bike has a number of practical uses for me, besides protecting the other bikes from road salt. For one thing, I only have one pair of studded tires, and those tires won't fit on...
12-05-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 319,207
Posted By elcruxio

Sure. Why not. Not really relevant but whatever. ...

Sure. Why not. Not really relevant but whatever.



That's not again not what the discussion is about. This is major league goalpost shifting. The discussion was about risk of cycling in...
12-05-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,152
Posted By PaulH

Interesting. I've never had any salt problems...

Interesting. I've never had any salt problems with my bike since I switched to a German aluminum bike with drum brakes and internal gears. On the other hand, I've found that road salt is a major...
12-05-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,408
Posted By Tourist in MSN

I agree with VegasTriker that ability to charge...

I agree with VegasTriker that ability to charge devices with a USB charger that works on multiple voltages is ideal. Add a mix of outlet adapters, not sure where you are but I checked your profile...
12-05-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,895
Posted By berner

The nutters is one obvious problem. Another is...

The nutters is one obvious problem. Another is the level of mistrust in government and other institutions. A large part of mistrust is the consequences of the kind of people who populate those...
12-05-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,408
Posted By VegasTriker

5V USB rechargeable light

There are phone chargers available worldwide so choosing a light set that is rechargeable and runs off a 5V USB charger would be the way to go. I'd buy one of the inexpensive sets available from...
12-05-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,895
Posted By Trevtassie

Youtube of course, that's where all the good...

Youtube of course, that's where all the good science happens.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-20, 04:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,607
Posted By nomadmax

Heel drop is a byproduct of saddle height and set...

Heel drop is a byproduct of saddle height and set back. Sometimes it has it's advantages, sometimes it doesn't. OP, make sure the bike fits you (starting with saddle height/set back) and then pedal...
12-05-20, 01:10 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,895
Posted By CycleryNorth81

What might those different alternate correct...

What might those different alternate correct views be?
Forum: Foo
12-04-20, 10:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 950
Posted By Darth Lefty

One of these dumb things cropped up in California...

One of these dumb things cropped up in California this weekend and was promptly knocked over by some live-streaming bonkers racists who were apparently concerned about illegal space aliens who they...
12-04-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,152
Posted By Gresp15C

I already miss my winter commute, pitch black...

I already miss my winter commute, pitch black out, all bundled up, salt dissolving my bike. ;)
12-04-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 2,895
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I’m afraid this is how I feel today. This will...

I’m afraid this is how I feel today. This will solve the problems we have as a species once and for all.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aK0hXR_XbH8
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,607
Posted By Trakhak

Used to be called "ankling...

Used to be called "ankling (https://www.bikeforums.net/search.php?searchid=10123600)"; long since debunked.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,607
Posted By rubiksoval

If you want to drop your heels, lower your...

If you want to drop your heels, lower your saddle.

Not sure why you want to do that, though. Some people drop their heels, some people don't. Usually the people that do have lower saddle...
12-04-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,554
Posted By sloppy12

1. Nope set the assist low or just push the bike...

1. Nope set the assist low or just push the bike past its cutoffs. You can for sure still get heart rate up and exercise on any ebike. The second part about travel depends on what travel means to...
12-04-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,554
Posted By mdarnton

Regarding the behavior of people on bike paths, I...

Regarding the behavior of people on bike paths, I will say that I tend to avoid any place that I might run into other bikers, especially when I will be squeezed into a narrow lane with them. Bad...
12-04-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,554
Posted By burnthesheep

You have to ask yourself what task you have, and...

You have to ask yourself what task you have, and how you can optimize your tools for the task. With bicycles, be it only human power or e-bike.......same thing. Will it be the perfect sized hammer...
12-04-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,027
Posted By gsa103

The battery and the motor are frequently...

The battery and the motor are frequently 15-20lbs. Just for reference, a heavy wheelset is around 2.3kg and a light wheelset is about 1.5kg, so the most you could possibly save by upgrading wheels...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,387
Posted By Iride01

Like a lot of terms, it depends on the context...

Like a lot of terms, it depends on the context the person using it is speaking of.

Let's not pigeon hole this term to something that has us looking it up on our cell phones and boasting our...
Forum: Touring
12-04-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,025
Posted By mstateglfr

Your bike with MTB tires and a suspension fork...

Your bike with MTB tires and a suspension fork was too jarring? You prefer steel because you have very limited experience and what you have works for you. A preference without experience has...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,387
Posted By Zaskar

mcours2006 nailed it. For a standout example,...

mcours2006 nailed it. For a standout example, watch a few YouTubes of Sagan.

The guys with the mtn bike background do seem to start ahead of the curve. But we need to be trained by roadies - to...
12-04-20, 09:45 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,744
Posted By rydabent

The self described cyclist boy racer type...

The self described cyclist boy racer type cyclist, remind me of the skier that set around the fire in the ski lodge, and tells of their last exploits on the slopes. And they remind me of the...
12-04-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,744
Posted By downhillmaster

mo·tor·ist /ˈmōdərəst/ noun noun:...

mo·tor·ist
/ˈmōdərəst/

noun
noun: motorist; plural noun: motorists

the driver of an automobile.


If you drive a car you are in fact a motorist.
Forum: Touring
12-03-20, 11:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,025
Posted By saddlesores

the Munroe Cargo 6061-T6 aluminium frame...

the Munroe Cargo

6061-T6 aluminium frame with hydroformed downtube, through axle dropouts and cage, rack and fender mounts.
12-03-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,943
Posted By merziac

This can/could be a perfectly capable road bike....

This can/could be a perfectly capable road bike. While maybe a bit heavy, it likely has good clearance for wider tires and maybe fenders.

This can be an all road bike and if it fits, I would keep...
12-03-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 319,207
Posted By mr_pedro

With that logic you would say cycling is less...

With that logic you would say cycling is less risky even in a country of 400 million people with only 100 cyclist that went out on the bike for only 1 day in a year of which 50 died on the bike that...
12-03-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,280
Posted By John E

Hey, when you've got money, s___ will do for...

Hey, when you've got money, s___ will do for brains.
12-03-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,581
Posted By cyccommute

Both of those bikes are titanium. I could ride...

Both of those bikes are titanium. I could ride them in the Dead Sea and they wouldn’t corrode. That’s part of the reason I have them. The YBB gets studs in the winter.

The shocks have been used...
12-03-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,449
Posted By blakcloud

Or he/she could find a bicycle forum where they...

Or he/she could find a bicycle forum where they actually discuss all things about bicycles. I wonder where someone could find such a forum? Oh wait, you seem to have given advice or commented 2476...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,660
Posted By Koyote

Yep. I would much rather have a truly great set...

Yep. I would much rather have a truly great set of alloy-rimmed wheels than some no-name cf-rimmed wheels.
Forum: Foo
12-02-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,542
Posted By canklecat

Modding a truck to roll coal is the most American...

Modding a truck to roll coal is the most American way to self-identify as a hillbilly cretin from Deliverance. They probably got right purty mouths too.
Forum: Touring
12-02-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,025
Posted By 10 Wheels

One can Tour on any bike. Fred here did ,2000...

One can Tour on any bike.
Fred here did ,2000 miles on a $60 bike camping the entire ride....
12-02-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3,262
Views: 319,207
Posted By mr_pedro

Ok, how did you get to 4000? That is how...

Ok, how did you get to 4000?


That is how it works, you scale the numbers by distance travelled and any differences left can be attributed to the cycle environment/behavior in both countries

...
12-02-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 735
Posted By mack_turtle

if you are puncturing tubes while installing...

if you are puncturing tubes while installing them, you are doing something very wrong. can you post a link to a video that shows the technique you are using?
12-02-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,109
Posted By impolexg

There's so much misinformation in this thread. I...

There's so much misinformation in this thread. I vote you shouldn't believe nutrition advice from random internet geeks (including me!)

Nutrition and how your body works: Lots and lots written...
12-02-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,744
Posted By 70sSanO

Rest assured. After all the inflammatory posts...

Rest assured. After all the inflammatory posts you made in multiple threads, I highly doubt you will ever have to be concerned about being included in “we”.

John
12-02-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 914
Posted By 79pmooney

kevsf, that's a steel frame. It takes some real...

kevsf, that's a steel frame. It takes some real abuse to go anything more than cosmetic damage from the chain. If I saw dents in the chainstay, I'd pass on it but I highly doubt that is the case. ...
Forum: Touring
12-02-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,129
Posted By indyfabz

My photo was pre-dinner so it did not include my...

My photo was pre-dinner so it did not include my Bodum Travel Press French press/mug. Brew and drink from one vessel.

A hack I use to save fuel when my cooking water is cold is to fill up the...
12-02-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,750
Posted By Maelochs

First off, bravo for going car-free and riding....

First off, bravo for going car-free and riding. Good for every reason (except when it snows, or worse, when it rains after snow when it is 33 degrees and you have to ride through slush lakes filled...
Forum: Touring
12-02-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,129
Posted By Tourist in MSN

Indyfabz showed his equipment, here is mine from...

Indyfabz showed his equipment, here is mine from a five week trip that was a year and a half ago. Flew on an airline, I left the liquid fuel stove at home due to the hassle of prepping a stove for...
Forum: Touring
12-02-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,129
Posted By balto charlie

I hear ya but coffee is my main reason for...

I hear ya but coffee is my main reason for cooking gear.
12-02-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 706
Posted By Reflector Guy

Missing is the large family, riding in wedge...

Missing is the large family, riding in wedge formation, with five-year-old kid out in front setting the pace...
Forum: Touring
12-02-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,129
Posted By indyfabz

Have the right equipment for how you cook, and be...

Have the right equipment for how you cook, and be inventive.

...
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