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10-14-19, 06:00 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,590
Posted By downhillmaster

So basically you are saying that the OP...

So basically you are saying that the OP needs/wants to find an online forum where they are guaranteed to only be met with total agreement on everything they post?
Especially as it pertains to...
10-12-19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,590
Posted By downhillmaster

You arenít a pleasure rider? Who is your...

You arenít a pleasure rider?
Who is your sponsor?
10-12-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,590
Posted By downhillmaster

Any reason OP felt the need for such a formal...

Any reason OP felt the need for such a formal declaration?
IMHO it usually means they had(or created)some bad experiences on other forums...
10-09-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 4,264
Posted By downhillmaster

There is A LOT more functional obsolescence in...

There is A LOT more functional obsolescence in the bike world than in the luxury watch world.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 05:37 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,581
Posted By downhillmaster

Uhhhh, donít ride until you feel like riding...

Uhhhh, donít ride until you feel like riding again :rolleyes:
10-03-19, 04:57 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,614
Posted By downhillmaster

An AARP wheelie thread. Must be getting cold...

An AARP wheelie thread.
Must be getting cold outside :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-19, 04:36 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,362
Posted By downhillmaster

No kudos for this ridiculous thread

No kudos for this ridiculous thread
09-26-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,747
Posted By downhillmaster

Has anyone ever gotten arrested for ignoring...

Has anyone ever gotten arrested for ignoring traffic control devices(lights and signs)while driving a car?
Yes. Basically every minute of every day across the country.
Bullies?...
:rolleyes:
09-24-19, 02:44 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,164
Posted By downhillmaster

Living in SF Bay Area with an electric car while...

Living in SF Bay Area with an electric car while waxing romantic about your beloved old English bike but worried about being typecast :rolleyes:
09-22-19, 04:53 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 10,933
Posted By downhillmaster

Not sure I would call this thread a discussion. ...

Not sure I would call this thread a discussion.
Pretty much has just been logical rebuttals to a silly rant.
09-20-19, 12:11 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 10,933
Posted By downhillmaster

More than one schmuck in this post imo :rolleyes:

More than one schmuck in this post imo :rolleyes:
09-20-19, 04:40 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 10,933
Posted By downhillmaster

This. MUP police = silly

This.
MUP police = silly
09-19-19, 04:51 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 26,934
Posted By downhillmaster

It almost seems like you are advocating against...

It almost seems like you are advocating against helmets because you seem unable to walk without injuring your head :foo:
09-12-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 11,511
Posted By downhillmaster

Not sure you know what the word Ďgougingí means...

Not sure you know what the word Ďgougingí means as it pertains to business.
You have never bought a $2 bottle of water?
You never bought a $16 pasta dish at a local restaurant?
How about a $5 cup...
09-12-19, 05:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,391
Posted By downhillmaster

Mostly incorrect and maybe you havenít noticed...

Mostly incorrect and maybe you havenít noticed but people frequently hang at local repair shops to talk cars.
And if Walmart specialized in one thing people would hang there to talk about it.
I...
09-11-19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,391
Posted By downhillmaster

I donít hang at mine but every time I go in for...

I donít hang at mine but every time I go in for something I end up chatting with one of the two owners for anywhere from 5 - 30 minutes.
Both great guys and 2/3 of the entire staff :thumb:
09-11-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,835
Posted By downhillmaster

OP never hinted at or stated that cycling at a...

OP never hinted at or stated that cycling at a high level isnít hard.
He simply implied that cycling at a high recreational level is much easier to do than almost all other sports and he was...
09-11-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,835
Posted By downhillmaster

Fast group riding requires basic skills easily...

Fast group riding requires basic skills easily acquired in a short amount of time.
You keep yelling at other cyclists though bro :rolleyes:
09-03-19, 06:07 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 18,783
Posted By downhillmaster

If you are so concerned about it you could ask...

If you are so concerned about it you could ask the mods to post a sticky that offers your services as a newbie customer service specialist. The newbies can all pm or email you their pics and info and...
09-03-19, 04:18 AM
Replies: 562
Views: 34,636
Posted By downhillmaster

I feel sorry for people that blame society for...

I feel sorry for people that blame society for everything.
PE never burnt off any real amount of calories and nobody is experiencing drastic changes in appearance by doing nothing other than...
09-01-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,359
Posted By downhillmaster

By all means you should definitely cut into the...

By all means you should definitely cut into the frame and you should also consider removing all brake levers and cables to drop weight and reduce drag.
08-31-19, 03:50 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,127
Posted By downhillmaster

You have had to pepper spray three or more...

You have had to pepper spray three or more people?
:twitchy:
08-29-19, 06:11 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 13,847
Posted By downhillmaster

My bad. You just have bad typing skills and are...

My bad. You just have bad typing skills and are cheap.
I was two for three though :thumb:
08-29-19, 01:56 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 13,847
Posted By downhillmaster

Poor, cheap people with bad typing skills need...

Poor, cheap people with bad typing skills need bicycles as well :thumb:
08-28-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,567
Posted By downhillmaster

You make a mistake and you lose some data. ...

You make a mistake and you lose some data.
Life goes on :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,375
Posted By downhillmaster

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

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/570x380/32c467ba_8e4f_4815_a719_25794cf55a1a_e310b8cc4c606c4aa3966c47781b5d0ca7ffea37.jpeg
This has worked well for me in the past.
08-18-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,056
Posted By downhillmaster

Welcome to the world of online forums. All of...

Welcome to the world of online forums. All of them.
Your OP was negative and you had no experience to back it up with.
Not sure what you expected.
The nonsensical waited 2 hours Ďmixupí was just...
08-18-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 7,056
Posted By downhillmaster

Based upon your one experience and this thread...

Based upon your one experience and this thread you just clearly implied that you believe most bike shops milk their customers for every dime.
Good job :rolleyes:
Cool story about first waiting 2...
08-12-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 19,375
Posted By downhillmaster

On the flip side I always make sure to give a...

On the flip side I always make sure to give a nice little thank you wave to drivers who acknowledge me and wait to pull out from a side street in front of me.
Not the drivers that do weird ****...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 880
Posted By downhillmaster

This. I would go to the ends of the earth to...

This.
I would go to the ends of the earth to find a pair of them :thumb:
08-12-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,949
Posted By downhillmaster

If the frame is carbon fiber, removing any...

If the frame is carbon fiber, removing any stickers can cause it to fail so I would advise against it.
The adhesive glue from the stickers bonds to the carbon which in turn changes the properties of...
08-11-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,944
Posted By downhillmaster

Pictures or it didnít happen

Pictures or it didnít happen
08-06-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 19,375
Posted By downhillmaster

While riding this past Sunday a young kid and his...

While riding this past Sunday a young kid and his gf buzzed by me blaring their horn and shouting at me to get off the road. About a 1/4 mile up they had to wait at a stop sign so I caught up to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,577
Posted By downhillmaster

Ooh crap. Iím sorry, my bad 😘

Ooh crap. Iím sorry, my bad 😘
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,577
Posted By downhillmaster

This. Shame on all of the fools that tried to...

This.
Shame on all of the fools that tried to respond in a serious manner :rolleyes:
08-04-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 277
Views: 26,934
Posted By downhillmaster

Yeah? Getting smashed into by a 4,000lb vehicle...

Yeah?
Getting smashed into by a 4,000lb vehicle and then possibly dragged under it for 100 yards while you bleed out in full spandex for all the world to see beats dying on a couch in your home?...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,577
Posted By downhillmaster

Definitely better grammar/punctuation than your...

Definitely better grammar/punctuation than your average cave troll :thumb:
07-30-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,535
Posted By downhillmaster

Fredly advice for sure. Was just a matter of time...

Fredly advice for sure. Was just a matter of time :thumb:
07-29-19, 04:39 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 9,699
Posted By downhillmaster

Another triggered ❄️ How cute. I assume that...

Another triggered ❄️
How cute.
I assume that you are trying to get a zombie thread locked?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 28,212
Posted By downhillmaster

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/2b8a7037_96d2_4fe0_8a39_f8ef628223ac_8db1924720797103fbd260ef0da8e9457293b9b3.jpeg
Hereís my Litespeed Ti.
Iím definitely going to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-19, 05:30 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,128
Posted By downhillmaster

I am fairly certain that I could train my dog to...

I am fairly certain that I could train my dog to form better sentences. And English is his second language...
😋
07-23-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,535
Posted By downhillmaster

Missed it :rolleyes:

Missed it :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 28,212
Posted By downhillmaster

I have always heard that 1x11 is considerably...

I have always heard that 1x11 is considerably safer when riding in foggy areas...
07-22-19, 08:38 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,535
Posted By downhillmaster

Best part of this thread is that never once did...

Best part of this thread is that never once did the OP say or even imply that he thought better equipment would make up the full gap yet multiple people took it upon themselves to reply as such. The...
07-22-19, 05:54 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 9,535
Posted By downhillmaster

You should absolutely get a nicer new bike. If...

You should absolutely get a nicer new bike.
If you can afford it you certainly seem to have earned it based upon the miles you have been riding.
And you should immediately see a small gain based...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 08:50 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,621
Posted By downhillmaster

In the end you weighed all of the information and...

In the end you weighed all of the information and used logic and your keen intellect to chose the bike that made the most sense based upon your expert analysis. Getting the bike thousands below itís...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,621
Posted By downhillmaster

This. Worse than letting your daughter go...

This.
Worse than letting your daughter go camping with Harvey Weinstein.
07-16-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,287
Posted By downhillmaster

There is nothing wrong with a bit of criticism....

There is nothing wrong with a bit of criticism. Everything is not Unicorns and rainbows.
FYI, satchels/bags have been hanging off the back of road bikes for a hundred years so not sure how you can...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,621
Posted By downhillmaster

Did you ever really love Ti? Or did you just...

Did you ever really love Ti?
Or did you just love the fact that it was something other than carbon fiber :foo:
And if you loved Ti what would you call your newfound(and as yet...
07-16-19, 02:32 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,287
Posted By downhillmaster

Not sure how optimized your road bike actually is...

Not sure how optimized your road bike actually is if you canít figure out how to carry more than one bottle of water :innocent:
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