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08-02-13, 06:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,053
Posted By corvuscorvax

The only thing this thread needs now is a nine...

The only thing this thread needs now is a nine minute beat poem:

http://youtu.be/KtYkyB35zkk
08-02-13, 12:20 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,053
Posted By corvuscorvax

Evolution is proven, as much as anything in...

Evolution is proven, as much as anything in science can be considered to be proven. That is, there are nearly two centuries of accumulated, detailed evidence supporting evolution, and not a single...
08-01-13, 02:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,053
Posted By corvuscorvax

Please tell me you're kidding: you think you can...

Please tell me you're kidding: you think you can tell if somebody's looking at you by quantum mechanics?
08-01-13, 02:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 629
Posted By corvuscorvax

This is an especially good idea at large public...

This is an especially good idea at large public events and airports!
08-01-13, 08:41 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,120
Posted By corvuscorvax

Neither one of those things will do what you want...

Neither one of those things will do what you want them to do.
08-01-13, 08:21 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,120
Posted By corvuscorvax

That's a coil spring fork, so there's not much...

That's a coil spring fork, so there's not much you can do. With an air fork, you can increase the spring rate by increasing the pressure, but with a coil fork, you can't change the spring rate...
Forum: Touring
07-31-13, 02:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 933
Posted By corvuscorvax

There's nothing about drop bars that is...

There's nothing about drop bars that is inherently incompatible with V-brakes. Vs just have a different cable pull, and this can be accomodated, as suggested above, by the correct levers. I happen to...
07-31-13, 06:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,375
Posted By corvuscorvax

That's because the people responding aren't...

That's because the people responding aren't interested in answering your question. They just mindlessly jump on any mention of the word "h****t", like flies on hamburger.



Yes, eventually, but...
Forum: Touring
07-30-13, 08:17 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,184
Posted By corvuscorvax

Attaches at the quick release on the bottom, and...

Attaches at the quick release on the bottom, and the brake posts on the top.
Forum: Touring
07-30-13, 08:12 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,091
Posted By corvuscorvax

I carry a Kryptonite U-lock and a long cable,...

I carry a Kryptonite U-lock and a long cable, which is especially useful for the many circumstances in which it is not possible to fix the U-lock to a fixed object. The peace of mind is well worth...
07-29-13, 08:27 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,142
Posted By corvuscorvax

ftfy

ftfy
07-29-13, 08:06 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,142
Posted By corvuscorvax

Where did you buy her? I would take her back and...

Where did you buy her? I would take her back and ask for a new one.
07-28-13, 12:00 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,142
Posted By corvuscorvax

ftfy.

ftfy.
07-28-13, 11:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 937
Posted By corvuscorvax

Bingo. My home theater system (and all my other...

Bingo. My home theater system (and all my other computers for that matter), are on Linux, which handles Flash just fine but can't do Silverlight at all. Back when the Tour was on Versus, I was happy...
07-27-13, 07:35 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 6,142
Posted By corvuscorvax

Wow. I totally want my kids in your soccer league.

Wow. I totally want my kids in your soccer league.
07-26-13, 07:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By corvuscorvax

Powder skiing less risky than a crossfit? Wuh? ...

Powder skiing less risky than a crossfit? Wuh?

Looks to me like this chart was pulled wholesale from somebody's posterior sphincter.
07-22-13, 11:53 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,630
Posted By corvuscorvax

http://e360.yale.edu/feature/greenest_place_in_the...

http://e360.yale.edu/feature/greenest_place_in_the_us_its_not_where_you_think/2203/

The point that is being made, and which you are studiously ignoring, is that New Yorkers (for example) produce...
07-18-13, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 716
Posted By corvuscorvax

Anybody who needs a computer to tell them how fun...

Anybody who needs a computer to tell them how fun their ride was is completely missing the point.
07-18-13, 07:57 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 17,761
Posted By corvuscorvax

Just wanted to point out that the Tour de France...

Just wanted to point out that the Tour de France today is doing Alp d'Huez twice. Which, by your logic, makes it a sprint stage. Can't wait to see Cavendish take the stage!
07-18-13, 07:27 AM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 459,248
Posted By corvuscorvax

Cute, even by A&S standards.[/QUOTE] I have...

Cute, even by A&S standards.[/QUOTE]

I have to say, fabricating abusive quotes is a new low, even for the h****t thread. Meanwile was banned for far less.
07-17-13, 06:59 AM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 459,248
Posted By corvuscorvax

Why is it that Libertarians think absolutely...

Why is it that Libertarians think absolutely everything they disagree with is a threat to their "freedom"? It must get unbearably tiring to view everything in the entire world through a purely...
07-11-13, 02:33 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 7,780
Posted By corvuscorvax

No offense intended, thanks for understanding. I...

No offense intended, thanks for understanding. I know I could have made the same mistake on an off day -- and had that been my own video, I would have looked at what happened and thought "Well, that...
07-11-13, 02:18 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 17,761
Posted By corvuscorvax

Totally awesome, man.

Totally awesome, man.
07-11-13, 02:11 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 7,780
Posted By corvuscorvax

People will go on saying it anyway, over and over...

People will go on saying it anyway, over and over again, with increasing shrillness, despite the fact that there is little or nothing to debate. I mean, honestly. I watched the video too. The driver...
07-09-13, 01:28 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 17,761
Posted By corvuscorvax

Jaywalk3r is completely clueless, but you have...

Jaywalk3r is completely clueless, but you have managed to utterly outdo him or her in general incoherence: And yes, it was you who, as far as I can tell, brought up the expansion of the universe,...
07-08-13, 06:39 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 17,761
Posted By corvuscorvax

I'm still trying to figure out what it is we...

I'm still trying to figure out what it is we don't understand about gravity that is in any way relevant to cycling. Relativity certainly isn't, unless you're a much faster cyclist than me, or a whole...
07-06-13, 01:08 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 17,761
Posted By corvuscorvax

(d) Construct a conspiracy theory to dismiss what...

(d) Construct a conspiracy theory to dismiss what you saw.



(e) Demand documentary proof of whatever you saw, no matter how mundane the observation. ("Do you have a picture of the sun rising...
07-06-13, 10:33 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,745
Posted By corvuscorvax

You must be new here.

You must be new here.
07-06-13, 10:28 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 17,761
Posted By corvuscorvax

Never mind. I forgot I was on Bike Forums, where...

Never mind. I forgot I was on Bike Forums, where if you simply mention that you saw some guys on road bikes, somebody (a) claim you didn't see what you saw, (b) post video proving you didn't see what...
07-06-13, 05:41 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 17,761
Posted By corvuscorvax

Most likely they were recreational road cyclists,...

Most likely they were recreational road cyclists, just like in the U.S., I would think. Why is this even remotely controversial?
07-06-13, 05:39 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 17,761
Posted By corvuscorvax

Yeessss. And there are lots of people riding road...

Yeessss. And there are lots of people riding road bikes too. Fewer by far than on city bikes, but there are still plenty of them.
07-06-13, 05:26 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 17,761
Posted By corvuscorvax

Huh? I was in the Netherlands last summer, and...

Huh? I was in the Netherlands last summer, and there were dudes in full kit on racefiets all over the place.
07-06-13, 05:25 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 17,761
Posted By corvuscorvax

You're very funny. Mr. Newton is only part...

You're very funny.

Mr. Newton is only part of the picture. Mr. Carnot is the other part.
07-05-13, 11:45 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 17,761
Posted By corvuscorvax

Indeed. Anybody who claims that because "gravity...

Indeed. Anybody who claims that because "gravity is a conservative force" that a 150km loop with 2000 m of climbing is just as easy as a 150km loop on the flat has a laughable understanding of both...
07-05-13, 07:50 AM
Replies: 462
Views: 17,761
Posted By corvuscorvax

And to think I'd been ignoring this thread! It's...

And to think I'd been ignoring this thread! It's pure gold ... only on BF would somebody honestly think the Higgs Boson and General Relativity are germane to a discussion about cycling in the...
07-02-13, 12:15 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,387
Posted By corvuscorvax

All I can say is that I, for one, am totally...

All I can say is that I, for one, am totally proud to have started a thread that has devolved into a VC/FRAP/gay marriage debate. All we need is h*****s, and we have hit a superfecta.
06-04-13, 03:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,457
Posted By corvuscorvax

Evidently you're pretty new to riding in New York...

Evidently you're pretty new to riding in New York City. I have ridden that stretch of fifth avenue, and you should be taking the lane to avoid the door zone, especially in congested rush hour...
06-03-13, 12:34 PM
Replies: 8,742
Views: 459,248
Posted By corvuscorvax

The helmet thread is a vast, inexhaustible well...

The helmet thread is a vast, inexhaustible well of crazy.
06-03-13, 12:17 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,387
Posted By corvuscorvax

Utterly, totally, completely awesome

Video from the Wall Street Journal about the danges of the "all-powerful" bike lobby:

http://on.wsj.com/19tHx3t
06-03-13, 11:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 511
Posted By corvuscorvax

Why not just get some rims with braking surfaces,...

Why not just get some rims with braking surfaces, and lace them to disc hubs?
Forum: Touring
05-31-13, 09:21 AM
05-31-13, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,758
Posted By corvuscorvax

Well, in 2009 when I had the frame built, very...

Well, in 2009 when I had the frame built, very very few XC-oriented bikes were using tapered headsets. As far as I know, they were only introduced on road bikes in 2007. 1 1/8 was the standard at the...
05-29-13, 02:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,758
Posted By corvuscorvax

Dear Mountain Bike Industry: Thanks so much...

Dear Mountain Bike Industry:

Thanks so much for obsolescing my four-year old multi-thousand dollar titanium frame. You know, the one with the 1 1/8" headset, which works just fine. I swear to...
Forum: Commuting
05-24-13, 07:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By corvuscorvax

Assuming you want to go clipless, try the Pearl...

Assuming you want to go clipless, try the Pearl Izumi X-Alp:

http://www.pearlizumi.com/publish/content/pi_2010/us/en/index/products/men/ride/footwear/x-alp_footwear.html

I have used these many...
05-24-13, 06:39 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,619
Posted By corvuscorvax

I agree that this sounds like flex in the...

I agree that this sounds like flex in the crankset or the bottom bracket when you put a lot of force on the pedals. The feeling of the pedal jumping a little is probably because the chain is not...
05-22-13, 01:58 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,619
Posted By corvuscorvax

[SIZE=1][COLOR="#FFFFFF"] But ... there's...

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But ... there's nothing wrong with his wheel, as confirmed by an independent shop. Why on earth should he ask for a refund on something that isn't broken?
05-20-13, 02:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,619
Posted By corvuscorvax

It's a little hard to tell, but it looks...

It's a little hard to tell, but it looks perfectly fine. The "wobble" is in the tire (the rubber part), and not the rim (the metal part the tire is mounted on). That level of weave in tires is...
05-18-13, 01:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,838
Posted By corvuscorvax

The carbon steerer wasn't in 2011 when Bresset...

The carbon steerer wasn't in 2011 when Bresset was prototyping it, but it was factory-stock in 2012:
...
05-18-13, 01:43 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,838
Posted By corvuscorvax

According to this source, the internals in the...

According to this source, the internals in the fork are a stock RL-RC cartridge:

http://reviews.mtbr.com/sr-suntour-werx-axon-forks-net-multi-world-champ-and-world-cup-titles

The only things...
05-18-13, 12:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 16,838
Posted By corvuscorvax

http://binaryapi.ap.org/779b0bb0d2e74e9695904f0c5e...

http://binaryapi.ap.org/779b0bb0d2e74e9695904f0c5e722f43/512x.jpg

Sure looks like a Suntour fork to me. Of course, I'm sure that the simple explanation that Julie Bresset, being sponsored by...
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