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Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 921
Posted By Kedosto

Nobody likes a show-off. ;) -Kedosto ...

Nobody likes a show-off. ;)


-Kedosto
*pencil*
*extremely worn eraser*
10-07-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 500
Posted By Kedosto

I suspect you already know this, but I'm gonna...

I suspect you already know this, but I'm gonna say it anyway... you're not gonna notice a significant time saving by switching to another bike. If you made the effort and really rode your butt off...
10-07-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By Kedosto

Paragraphs. There are few things worse than...

Paragraphs. There are few things worse than trying to read a singular, long post on a monitor screen. Break up your post into short, 3-5 line paragraphs for easier digestion and you'll likely...
09-26-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,741
Posted By Kedosto

As a fairly frequent Craigslister I probably...

As a fairly frequent Craigslister I probably wouldn’t reply either. In my experience, questions like yours are almost always a waste of time. It will typically result in a slew of hair-splitting,...
09-15-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 416
Posted By Kedosto

I seriously question the benefit of MIPS. I...

I seriously question the benefit of MIPS. I suppose if you’re the type to wear your helmet so tight that an impact would not cause the helmet to slip on your head, thereby transferring the impact...
09-15-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 708
Posted By Kedosto

If Iím riding around the corner, no. If Iím...

If Iím riding around the corner, no. If Iím setting up a final fit on an N+1, absolutely.


-Kedosto
09-15-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By Kedosto

No mfg is gonna sell you NOS. What little they...

No mfg is gonna sell you NOS. What little they retain is for warranty replacement. They’re in the business of selling you the latest and greatest while earning a little profit for the company. You...
09-12-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 551
Posted By Kedosto

Deal breakers. That, and the oppressive summer...

Deal breakers. That, and the oppressive summer heat.


-Kedosto
08-28-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,446
Posted By Kedosto

I'm subbed to all but the Rad Bike ladies. ...

I'm subbed to all but the Rad Bike ladies. Iohan's stuff is spectacular. He could easily work as a director or cinematographer, he's that good.


-Kedosto
08-26-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,058
Posted By Kedosto

I followed Crimetown for season one but dropped...

I followed Crimetown for season one but dropped them with the long gap between season one and two. Thanks for the heads up on season two. I spent my youth in Detroit - Dad moved the family out to...
08-24-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,058
Posted By Kedosto

Every cycling podcast I've ever tried have been...

Every cycling podcast I've ever tried have been pretty boring. I'm always happy to give new ones a try, but since I don't follow racing there isn't much of anything else. I'm a huge podcast fan and...
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,275
Posted By Kedosto

Gas. Instant on, instant off, infinite variable...

Gas. Instant on, instant off, infinite variable control in between. Open flame for charring peppers, etc. Doesn't require special cookware or surface cleaners either.


-Kedosto
08-09-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 541
Posted By Kedosto

Does it have to leak oil like a typical HD? ...

Does it have to leak oil like a typical HD?


-Kedosto
08-09-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,957
Posted By Kedosto

It’s not the cycling she’s bothered about. It’s...

It’s not the cycling she’s bothered about. It’s the fact that you’re retired and she’s not. I strongly recommend you start increasing your share of the household duties. Yes, you’re retired, but...
Forum: Commuting
08-08-19, 11:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,916
Posted By Kedosto

Buff....

Buff. (https://buffusa.com/shop-buff/men/multifunctional-headwear-category.html) Pick a fabric style, weight, and color to meet your needs. Need something for serious winter weather? Google...
08-07-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,155
Posted By Kedosto

It's never the engine. It's always the bike. I...

It's never the engine. It's always the bike. I could be a gold medaling, TdF superstar, mega-millionaire if only I had a better bike. Heck, I'd even be more handsome and charming too.

...
08-05-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,679
Posted By Kedosto

It's the socks. Everybody knows magenta socks...

It's the socks. Everybody knows magenta socks makes you climb stronger and faster.


-Kedosto
08-05-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,442
Posted By Kedosto

Millennial driving a stick?! Get down with your...

Millennial driving a stick?! Get down with your bad self! And what's not to love about a Kawasaki green hatchback? There will always be challenges in life, but you seem to have a pretty good grip...
08-05-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,772
Posted By Kedosto

I'm willing to bet you didn't get into your...

I'm willing to bet you didn't get into your current shape in only a few months. It's more likely been years in the making. It can't be undone in a mere couple months worth of cycling. It's best to...
07-29-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,270
Posted By Kedosto

IMHO, bike racing is only interesting to the...

IMHO, bike racing is only interesting to the participants. Notice I didn't say "riders." Family and friends may be interested or assisting in some way with an event, but trying to attract the...
Forum: Commuting
07-27-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,437
Posted By Kedosto

Well then it sounds like you have two choices... ...

Well then it sounds like you have two choices...

1) Mount the fender and stack the stays along with the rack. You'll need longer screws, but how much longer is dependent on the rack and stay...
Forum: Commuting
07-27-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,054
Posted By Kedosto

White helmet with integrated rear blinky light. ...

White helmet with integrated rear blinky light.
High viz shirts/jackets.
High quality headlight (not a cheapo blinky).
High quality tail light (not a cheapo blinky).
Pedal reflectors (nothing...
07-21-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,696
Posted By Kedosto

So... it fits? And you ride it? You have no...

So... it fits?
And you ride it?
You have no problems?
No issues?

Ride it.



-Kedosto
07-21-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,342
Posted By Kedosto

Nicely done! You should be very proud. Refined,...

Nicely done! You should be very proud. Refined, classy, beautiful, and yet comfortable and practical looking too. There's something very special about bringing ones vision to reality. How do you...
07-15-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,601
Posted By Kedosto

As a multi decade rider I've committed many, many...

As a multi decade rider I've committed many, many acts of heroism. From run of the mill flat fixes, to assisting the lost, to mechanical breakdowns, and damsels in distress. Far too many to count,...
07-15-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 629
Posted By Kedosto

Another thing to consider is your perspective. ...

Another thing to consider is your perspective. You think many hybrids have "very narrow" saddles. Ask any racer and I'm pretty sure their opinion would be that hybrids have wider, more heavily...
07-13-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,528
Posted By Kedosto

Wait, what? You’re sayin’ you changed your mind...

Wait, what? You’re sayin’ you changed your mind midway through the event and instead of doing the 50 you cut it short and only did the 30 and as a result you “won?” :roflmao2: I like your style.
...
07-13-19, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,916
Posted By Kedosto

Pfft... whatever. I know a guy that coulda built...

Pfft... whatever. I know a guy that coulda built you a wheelset outta ultralight rims with only 16 spokes each that “should be plenty strong enough.” :lol:

Be sure to save the old, flimsy...
07-13-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,718
Posted By Kedosto

Moral of the story; don’t take up running...

Moral of the story; don’t take up running because it will lead to divorce, injury, and weight gain. Thanks for the warning.


-Kedosto
07-13-19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,687
Posted By Kedosto

I bet the fatigue life on that Rinsten thing is...

I bet the fatigue life on that Rinsten thing is measured in minutes for anybody heavier than Tinkerbell.



-Kedosto
07-12-19, 09:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,842
Posted By Kedosto

Quality over quantity. When the quality is gone,...

Quality over quantity. When the quality is gone, I wanna be gone too... regardless of the number.


-Kedosto
07-12-19, 09:28 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,831
Posted By Kedosto

I rarely do event rides anymore. The reasons... ...

I rarely do event rides anymore. The reasons...

Having to raise money. I’d rather just pay more up front than hit up friends and family for the umpteenth time.
Pedestrian route. If I can...
07-12-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,137
Posted By Kedosto

It sounds to me like you’re starting back up a...

It sounds to me like you’re starting back up a little over enthusiastically. Like the rest of us, your brain thinks you’re ready to go while your body is only beginning to snap to attention.

If...
07-11-19, 11:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,642
Posted By Kedosto

We both said pretty much the same thing but you...

We both said pretty much the same thing but you beat me to it. Youíve made an important point here...



The bicycle world is full of wheel builders who will tell you very convincingly that what...
07-07-19, 04:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,319
Posted By Kedosto

Yeah, it's all fun and games until she's a mile...

Yeah, it's all fun and games until she's a mile up the trail waiting on you, shouting HTFU! :roflmao2:


-Kedosto
07-03-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,301
Posted By Kedosto

Swerving “for no good reason” or “without...

Swerving “for no good reason” or “without thinking” could drastically shorten your life span. I strongly recommend you don’t ride like that. The driver doesn’t want you to ride like that either. ...
07-03-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 955
Posted By Kedosto

Life's too short to ride an uncomfortable bike. ...

Life's too short to ride an uncomfortable bike.


-Kedosto
07-03-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 527
Posted By Kedosto

Dear Penthouse Forum, I never thought...

Dear Penthouse Forum,

I never thought anything like this would ever happen to me, but recently I was approached by a very attractive woma... oh wait, wrong forum, never mind.


-Kedosto
07-02-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,737
Posted By Kedosto

I’m a sucker for black & white. :thumb: ...

I’m a sucker for black & white. :thumb:


-Kedosto
07-02-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,232
Posted By Kedosto

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

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/450x450/65c2cf06_4334_4d44_86a9_765c11f975dd_01a3e5b4a0fa1bdade091faefacbe92b9c3d7906.jpeg

Butter flavor is more aero.


-Kedosto
07-01-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 9,832
Posted By Kedosto

I dunno. My wife wears tights with neon yellow...

I dunno. My wife wears tights with neon yellow and hot pink accents and a matching pink top. Smokin' hot. Seriously.


-Kedosto
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,420
Posted By Kedosto

Wife was in the car with me. We'd just finished...

Wife was in the car with me. We'd just finished a great ride and were engrossed in conversation, reliving our triumphs and stumbles from the mornings ride. When I attempted to whip into the garage...
06-22-19, 08:10 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,048
Posted By Kedosto

You’re supposed to wear the underwear on the...

You’re supposed to wear the underwear on the outside, over the bibs. :roflmao2:


-Kedosto
*fashion statement*
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-19, 08:49 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,420
Posted By Kedosto

Tried to drive into my garage with two bikes...

Tried to drive into my garage with two bikes mounted to the roof rack. Totaled two bikes, the rack, the roof of the car, the bottom of the garage door, the garage door opener and the trim work...
06-21-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,604
Posted By Kedosto

So he failed to seek out legal representation,...

So he failed to seek out legal representation, failed to file a counter claim (even though he knew he should), and essentially placed himself at the mercy of the court. The result, unsurprisingly,...
06-19-19, 09:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 965
Posted By Kedosto

Be careful. I owned a 2007 Sequoia Elite and it...

Be careful. I owned a 2007 Sequoia Elite and it was nothing like the current Sequoias. In 2007 it was essentially a road bike with relaxed geometry; a bit higher head tube, a more upright position,...
Forum: Commuting
06-17-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,696
Posted By Kedosto

About once a week. My situation is a bit...

About once a week. My situation is a bit different than most. I roll my commuter right through the hospital and into the elevator up to my office on the second floor. Because of this, I am...
Forum: Commuting
06-16-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,514
Posted By Kedosto

Shorter top tube for reduced reach (but not...

Shorter top tube for reduced reach (but not always).
Smaller grips for smaller hands (but not always).
Women's specific saddle designs (but not always).
"Girly" colors, sparkles, and/or flowers &...
06-14-19, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 470
Posted By Kedosto

Dude, if you can get one for less than $20 bucks...

Dude, if you can get one for less than $20 bucks DELIVERED, you oughta jump on it. Seriously.


-Kedosto
06-14-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,187
Posted By Kedosto

You’ll have no trouble finding a nice flat...

You’ll have no trouble finding a nice flat handlebar hybrid in your price range. Every major manufacturer makes a version at various price points within your range. As would be expected, you’ll...
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