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01-28-20, 06:35 PM
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Posted By Metieval

Niner RLT RDO Norco Search XR

Niner RLT RDO

Norco Search XR
01-24-20, 07:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 514
Posted By Metieval

It could... but How aggressive can you go and at...

It could... but How aggressive can you go and at what "cons"?

I went pretty aggressive on my 91 Schwinn Crosscut build. and It is twitchy on the street and absolutely nuts on loose gravel. Some of...
01-21-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,760
Posted By Metieval

I forgot about the Carbon Jamis expat too. ...

I forgot about the Carbon Jamis expat too.

and missed some others too. I figured I'd just get a list started.. :)
01-20-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,760
Posted By Metieval

If I was referring to you I would have said...

If I was referring to you I would have said cyclist.

I was referring to the 'bike', but read it how you want I guess.

It just stands to reason that a guy that likes heavy bikes would BLATANTLY...
01-19-20, 11:09 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,760
Posted By Metieval

My observation on the thread so far.... ...

My observation on the thread so far....


OP: I like my CX bike, but it's kinda heavy


guy that rides heavy bikes : what don't you like about it , is it twitchy?


OP: It's kinda heavy!
01-15-20, 11:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 457
Posted By Metieval

Reflectors are good! none of your tail lights...

Reflectors are good! none of your tail lights will ever be brighter than their headlights. This isn't saying don't run tail lights, it's just saying reflectors are important too. So if all you run is...
01-15-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 626
Posted By Metieval

Pfft, just use the panniers. riding gravel is...

Pfft, just use the panniers. riding gravel is riding gravel!

If you plan to ride some single track where panniers will get caught and hung up on things, then yes switch, but switching just for...
01-15-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 546
Posted By Metieval

I will notice the longer cranks when I try to...

I will notice the longer cranks when I try to ride at higher cadence.

I also notice a better , more comfortable, bicycle fit with shorter cranks. I am 5'8" though.

I will agree that people can...
01-11-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,529
Posted By Metieval

I didn't miss the point, you willfully, and...

I didn't miss the point, you willfully, and purposefully and dishonestly enlarged your victim circle. to include anybody, not just thieves.

which is no better than the vigilantism you are speaking...
01-11-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,529
Posted By Metieval

so they only beat bike thieves, but you'd rather...

so they only beat bike thieves, but you'd rather use the term "someone" rather than 'bike thieves' why?

Do you know what a Venn diagram is, and how to correctly and appropriately label one?
01-11-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,529
Posted By Metieval

In the name of accuracy and honest debating , let...

In the name of accuracy and honest debating , let me fix your quote for you.
01-09-20, 10:49 AM
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Posted By Metieval

I am afraid to ask if that has a dropper....

I am afraid to ask if that has a dropper....
01-07-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 468
Posted By Metieval

It's really going to be about, do you want a...

It's really going to be about, do you want a geometry change? if yes then get the Topstone.

of course there is also the new bike "itch". if you're not buying on credit, then do it.
12-28-19, 02:07 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,922
Posted By Metieval

so we are told...... or maybe Peloton gave...

so we are told......

or maybe Peloton gave them a bike for the Publicity.
Win/Win Peloton gets more publicity, and the actor gets exposure.
12-23-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,257
Posted By Metieval

did that, I don't plan on using it again. I...

did that, I don't plan on using it again.

I might just stick to wearing it. Using it sucks badly! LOL
12-21-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,826
Posted By Metieval

I'd describe it as in tune.

I'd describe it as in tune.
12-21-19, 05:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,826
Posted By Metieval

Or the SRAM lovers just don't know what good is. ...

Or the SRAM lovers just don't know what good is. which is the point I was making. Even my old worn out shimano XT is better than the new SRAM stuff.

I have XT on 2 bikes, my road bike is di2....
12-21-19, 05:36 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,826
Posted By Metieval

run a shimano chain on Sram stuff? id rather...

run a shimano chain on Sram stuff?

id rather just convert the entire bike. or I could just steal the XT 1x10 from my hybrid. :D
12-21-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,826
Posted By Metieval

I had forgotten how Crappy SRAM chains are. I...

I had forgotten how Crappy SRAM chains are. I bought a used bike with SRAM, I then bought a new SRAM cassette and chain.


Oh how I wished I had just swapped it to Shimano 1x!!!!
12-16-19, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 364
Posted By Metieval

you should enjoy this... ...

you should enjoy this...

https://cyclingtips.com/2017/01/cannondale-caad12-vs-supersix-evo-hi-mod-road-disc-bike-comparison-review/
12-15-19, 01:08 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,257
Posted By Metieval

this cuts me deeply. haha truth be told my...

this cuts me deeply. haha

truth be told my jacket has a hole, both bar mits have holes, both shoe covers have holes, half my shoe buckle is gone but still functions.

better than tattoos from...
12-13-19, 04:05 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,257
Posted By Metieval

questions when did the 3-5 rule start? ...

questions

when did the 3-5 rule start?

who started the 3-5 rule?

looking for specifics, not just a loose
'bicycle industry in a certain decade' kind of an answer
12-13-19, 04:02 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,257
Posted By Metieval

While I have brought up the land fill thing...

While I have brought up the land fill thing before with helmets.....

I am pretty positive helmets hits very last on a very long list of the daily, weekly, monthly landfill causation habits
12-08-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,824
Posted By Metieval

I think the last handful of times I got honked at...

I think the last handful of times I got honked at was just letting me know they were behind me and coming around.

ah..... I am so spoiled to have such nice people around me.
12-07-19, 01:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,979
Posted By Metieval

Today is international bike shop day. So...

Today is international bike shop day.

So feel free to visit your LBS
12-07-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 835
Posted By Metieval

I happen to like riding in the dark though. ...

I happen to like riding in the dark though.

I won a 1600 lumen serfas light though. that was a game changer
12-07-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By Metieval

I could be wrong.... all I know is I didn't...

I could be wrong....

all I know is I didn't make it very far. 4 intersections with both right hand turns washing out on me. I rode these tires all winter last winter. This bike also gets hung...
12-07-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,257
Posted By Metieval

Not to terrible, none the less it is done. ...

Not to terrible, none the less it is done.

funny thing about helmets, outside of crashing I tend to change up like I do gloves, shoes, bicycles... new flavors. So I guess the age thing is...
12-07-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,257
Posted By Metieval

I think the only way uv would be detrimental to...

I think the only way uv would be detrimental to a helmet would be to leave it outside sitting in the sun. or in a car, house, garage in a window. or where the sun can hit a sitting object.
...
12-07-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,257
Posted By Metieval

no, not in ICU

no, not in ICU
12-07-19, 04:47 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,257
Posted By Metieval

mostly okay, thank you. if UV can screw up...

mostly okay, thank you.

if UV can screw up tires I bet it can screw up helmets too!

So a Giro Foray list at $85, but can be had for $45. To replace it every three years is a cost of $15 a...
12-07-19, 02:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,979
Posted By Metieval

regardless of where I order clothing from. I...

regardless of where I order clothing from. I generally will always hit every website for the reviews and fit of said clothing item I want to order.

and after all that, if I am still unsure. I'll...
12-07-19, 02:39 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,257
Posted By Metieval

well, I put the MIPS to the test today....

well, I put the MIPS to the test today. Amazing!!!

however... I now get to buy a new helmet.
12-06-19, 11:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By Metieval

thanks, and all good man! here is my...

thanks, and all good man!

here is my conclusion.
there were several rides I did where I had drove to. Since they were close together I had left my bike in the back of the hatchback. Drive side...
12-06-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By Metieval

well pointless now I'll be off the bikes for 6...

well pointless now I'll be off the bikes for 6 weeks to a broken collar bone.
I am still not sure what happened..... I washed out hard and went down hard. I had noticed it earlier and I blamed some...
12-06-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By Metieval

Do I really want a steel frame covered in salt...

Do I really want a steel frame covered in salt that sits that way for 2 months?

Edit: maybe, I mean full coverage fenders will make the biggest difference.
12-05-19, 06:46 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 10,734
Posted By Metieval

Is the definition of "Educated independent women"...

Is the definition of "Educated independent women" all inclusive. Does it include women like Dana Loesch, Star Parker, Angela McGlowan, Kaitlin Bennett etc...?
I am guessing in the way that it was...
12-05-19, 12:31 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 10,734
Posted By Metieval

Uhhh Pedal powered passenger scooters? I am in,...

Uhhh
Pedal powered passenger scooters? I am in, move over rickshaws!!
12-05-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 10,734
Posted By Metieval

Diamonds are so yesterday today that best...

Diamonds are so yesterday

today that best Friend is a 600+ calorie starbucks creation.
12-05-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 10,734
Posted By Metieval

Genius! Expect nothing to have no Expectations ...

Genius!
Expect nothing to have no Expectations

That really isn't much of a stretch.... LMAO
12-05-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 10,734
Posted By Metieval

Never argue a "what if" with a person that makes...

Never argue a "what if" with a person that makes up word definitions to his liking.

because arguments are not the only hypothetical involved. Word definitions are also hypothetical.



Your...
12-05-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 10,734
Posted By Metieval

Umm because in TRUTH the Trojan Horse was NOT a...

Umm because in TRUTH the Trojan Horse was NOT a gift. It was a trick!

Gifts are given! if the Receivers are the ones defining the so called GIFT it is not a Gift.
12-05-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 8,257
Posted By Metieval

I only wear a helmet to shut people up. my...

I only wear a helmet to shut people up.

my old one does that just fine...... :D
12-05-19, 10:54 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 10,734
Posted By Metieval

If you wasn't so screwed up on the meaning of...

If you wasn't so screwed up on the meaning of Gift you wouldn't be asking this question.

the Answer is. No, I would not be disappointed.

A Gift doesn't require anything in exchange which...
12-05-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By Metieval

It is a salt thing. I ride mixed surface. This...

It is a salt thing. I ride mixed surface. This picture was on a good day when I beat the salt trucks out!

I am not going to put a $4,500 hi mod lefty Scalpel through the abuse of Salt and winter...
12-05-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 10,734
Posted By Metieval

Well it is 2019 if you don't like the definition...

Well it is 2019 if you don't like the definition of a word, then make up your own definition!
That's the way of America now.

up used to mean up, and down used to mean down.

"Woe to those who...
12-04-19, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 582
Posted By Metieval

Cheap winter bike, Whipshot Aluminum GRX 1x. Yay, or nay?

So I typically Just ride my single speed (dawes sst AL) all winter. However... Once you go fat on tires it's hard to go back. Point is I am at a cross road. My singlespeed has been brutalized and...
12-04-19, 08:56 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 10,734
Posted By Metieval

It depends....... If you want to be...

It depends.......

If you want to be progressive, then your outrage should be selective.
12-04-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 10,734
Posted By Metieval

"A gift or a present is an item given to someone...

"A gift or a present is an item given to someone without the expectation of payment or anything in return."



So if a husband gifts his wife with a Peloton spin bike as a gift then he expects...
12-03-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 10,734
Posted By Metieval

did you run out of enough safe space? or...

did you run out of enough safe space? or something...
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