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05-03-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 17,155
Posted By badger1

'Asploding carbon, son. Nothing else on teh Biek...

'Asploding carbon, son. Nothing else on teh Biek Forms smells like that. I love the smell of asploding carbon in the morning. You know, one time we ...'
04-24-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,857
Posted By badger1

Spring is always a very strange season here on...

Spring is always a very strange season here on teh Biek Forms, but this spring has seemed especially odd here in 'General'. Strange threads popping up all over the place; one could be forgiven for...
04-16-22, 09:18 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,123
Posted By badger1

That's just terrible -- such an "inconvenience"...

That's just terrible -- such an "inconvenience" for you. Awful.

I'm sure that the patients being transported to the Emerg wouldn't mind at all if they were delayed a few minutes receiving...
04-02-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By badger1

Agree completely -- shouldn't have happened and...

Agree completely -- shouldn't have happened and shouldn't still be an issue. Mine (2019 Sirrus X Carbon Comp [now the X 5, same bike]) was caught by the first recall. No big deal, but you are right....
03-30-22, 01:44 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 146,520
Posted By badger1

'Discovered' Wordle here (#Addiction). Tried it...

'Discovered' Wordle here (#Addiction). Tried it yesterday -- wish I hadn't. Probably hooked. Today (#248) 3/6:
◼︎☑︎◼︎◻︎◼︎
◼︎☑︎◼︎◼︎☑︎
☑︎☑︎☑︎☑︎☑︎
Yesterday (#247) 2/6:
◼︎☑︎◼︎◼︎◼︎
☑︎☑︎☑︎☑︎☑︎
02-17-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 5,912
Posted By badger1

qft

qft
02-15-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,462
Posted By badger1

To answer the op's question, why yes ... yes...

To answer the op's question, why yes ... yes people have. Several examples on display in BSNYC's one-off competition, some years back. By the way, the pics provide ample evidence that 'drop bars'™...
01-28-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 6,308
Posted By badger1

I like my crabon bicycle. It fits me well, and is...

I like my crabon bicycle. It fits me well, and is suited to the riding I do.

It's very light; I'm old. I find it easy to haul up/down stairs, or in/out of the car on rare occasions.

I am not...
01-23-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 900
Posted By badger1

For Heaven's sake, this thread needs ... and...

For Heaven's sake, this thread needs ... and deserves ... the obvious image. No one else has bothered, so I'll take responsibility. Here is the solution to the OP's needs.
...
01-14-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,159
Posted By badger1

Going to be a looooooong winter here at teh Biek...

Going to be a looooooong winter here at teh Biek Forms.
01-05-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,306
Posted By badger1

You must be new(ish) around here.:)

You must be new(ish) around here.:)
01-04-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,152
Posted By badger1

.. ...

..

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/400x225/willy_wonka_dropes_the_hamer_a200f4bfb8e9c5177f8fa1cf7e9ab8adb36e7db8.jpg
12-28-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 763
Posted By badger1

Oh dear ... I'm going to have to confess to being...

Oh dear ... I'm going to have to confess to being a fan of both -- if done right -- and sundry other Brit stuff that many love to hate.

I blame my maternal grandparents, with whom I spent a good...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 203,750
Posted By badger1

Merry Christmas, Velo Vol

Merry Christmas, Velo Vol
12-17-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,430
Posted By badger1

Les Triplettes de Belleville and Roule Toujours. ...

Les Triplettes de Belleville and Roule Toujours.

The latter: https://vimeo.com/57695927
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 203,750
Posted By badger1

Parallel! Grew up to/came of age with rock,...

Parallel! Grew up to/came of age with rock, especially British, but childhood/schooldays friend's old man was a big-time jazz fan -- all kinds/eras. Had a very comprehensive record collection. Hence...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 203,750
Posted By badger1

I prefer to think of this. I recall watching it...

I prefer to think of this. I recall watching it on tv (before we had colour tv) when I was a kid in the late '50s. Loved the movie (the original), but I had horrible nightmares after. I was 8 or 9,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 203,750
Posted By badger1

That is fantastic (not the expense; Mrs....

That is fantastic (not the expense; Mrs. GeneJockey's health). Mrs. Badger's was in 2012/13, preceded by thyroid c. in '09. She has since been clear, on the 'c' front. '21 (annus horribilus) brought...
12-09-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,820
Posted By badger1

... but fair."

... but fair."
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 203,750
Posted By badger1

Good afternoon Velo Vol

Good afternoon Velo Vol
12-08-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 865
Posted By badger1

Don't bother. Seriously! Don't bother.:)

Don't bother. Seriously! Don't bother.:)
12-08-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,820
Posted By badger1

Our friend is probably too busy at the moment to...

Our friend is probably too busy at the moment to respond. He has resumed giving 'fitting' advice over on the relevant sub-forum, and has returned to 'Hybrids' to offer some well-founded advice on...
12-07-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,538
Posted By badger1

And why not thank you please. Can not photo image...

And why not thank you please. Can not photo image of poster serve as a Cultural Learnings of California for Make Benefit Glorious Group Rides?
12-05-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 26,645
Posted By badger1

Going through some old vinyl this weekend ......

Going through some old vinyl this weekend ... listening to some Pogues. Great stuff. I'd have linked 'Bottle of Smoke', but ... family forum. This will serve:...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,753
Posted By badger1

Anyone who can write "I've been getting into road...

Anyone who can write "I've been getting into road racing and am now having regrets that this was a bad choice. Having a long cage is not very racy and kind of "Fred"-like" with a straight face has...
11-21-21, 07:20 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,172
Posted By badger1

1. I like riding bicycles. 2. A delusional and...

1. I like riding bicycles.
2. A delusional and ultimately vain attempt to defeat mortality.

That's all.:)
11-21-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,519
Posted By badger1

Link? Provenance?

Link? Provenance?
11-21-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 486
Posted By badger1

Here you go. I believe you can get these off...

Here you go. I believe you can get these off Amazon and elsewhere. Only one of which I'm aware; there might be others?
https://www.elite-it.com/en/products/water-bottles/thermal/deboyo-race
11-13-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 5,098
Posted By badger1

Gosh, golly ... why, it's almost as if all this...

Gosh, golly ... why, it's almost as if all this hadn't been discussed here recently ... page after page ad nauseam.
11-09-21, 09:39 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 26,645
Posted By badger1

The Turtles were fantastic -- didn't last long,...

The Turtles were fantastic -- didn't last long, but great while they lasted! Never saw them live, though Mrs. Badger did.

This is a fun thread. Musical tastes are always interesting. I'm one of...
11-09-21, 05:38 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,508
Posted By badger1

fify:)

fify:)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 203,750
Posted By badger1

The shot was luck, not skill, that's for sure! ...

The shot was luck, not skill, that's for sure!
We did wonder, but I don't think injured. Possibly stunned, though I understand their hitting something is pretty unlikely. No obvious signs of...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 203,750
Posted By badger1

BillyD I rarely post in here, but thought of you...

BillyD I rarely post in here, but thought of you after capturing this image w/iphone on Sunday. Juvenile Boreal owl, rarely seen during the day, stopped for a rest in our back yard. She (I think) let...
11-09-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 254
Views: 26,645
Posted By badger1

Heh! I bought that album (Freak Out) when it...

Heh! I bought that album (Freak Out) when it released -- must've been '66. Love at first listen.
I only saw the Mothers of Invention once, also 1971 (in Vancouver [B.C.]). The same tour -- the one...
11-08-21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 26,645
Posted By badger1

Here you go ... one of my all-time favourites --...

Here you go ... one of my all-time favourites -- melody, clarity, the works.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kv7DDku3KE
11-06-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 17,336
Posted By badger1

Indeed! ...

Indeed!

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11-05-21, 03:56 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 17,336
Posted By badger1

The 'Big Shirt' conspiracy? Manufacturers of...

The 'Big Shirt' conspiracy? Manufacturers of men's linens gathering in a cabal, forcing us all to go 'four pockets'?? Location: Zurich?
11-05-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 17,336
Posted By badger1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CtjhWhw2I8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8CtjhWhw2I8
11-05-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 17,336
Posted By badger1

1x11: 42 ring; 11-42 cassette. Previous bike was...

1x11: 42 ring; 11-42 cassette. Previous bike was a double: 48/34; 12-32.

For the riding I do, the 1x drivetrain has proven perfectly fine. I like it, and doubt I'd go back. Don't miss the double...
11-04-21, 07:51 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 17,336
Posted By badger1

Agreed. I tend to think that this illustrates the...

Agreed. I tend to think that this illustrates the problem with the term 'hybrid' as it's now used in the Anglosphere: the term is so broad (anything with flat bars that isn't obviously a mountain...
11-04-21, 05:29 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 17,336
Posted By badger1

Correct. Old bike (stolen, sadly): ...

Correct.

Old bike (stolen, sadly):

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x720/sirrus_september_16_9146d1e7267f7b95de2c8d5eaf246ce089ca0ac3.jpg

New bike (crabon; FS 2.0;...
10-29-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 17,336
Posted By badger1

'As Officer Commanding the Regular Army's...

'As Officer Commanding the Regular Army's Advertising Division, I object, in the strongest possible terms to this obvious reference to our own slogan 'It's a dog's life... a man's life in the modern...
10-26-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,366
Posted By badger1

LOL! "I told you your gearing wouldn't work for...

LOL!
"I told you your gearing wouldn't work for your needs, but would you listen? No."...
10-19-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 462
Views: 20,366
Posted By badger1

Incorrect. My personal experience, together with...

Incorrect. My personal experience, together with the observations of my physiotherapist (a qualified physiotherapist, who happens to work with elite-level cyclists as well as old dorks like me),...
10-14-21, 08:41 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,791
Posted By badger1

Hey! Family forum, mister.

Hey! Family forum, mister.
09-16-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,761
Posted By badger1

Yep. Neither new bike (black) or its predecessor...

Yep. Neither new bike (black) or its predecessor has ever held me back as far as rides of whatever distance/duration are concerned. Both are commonly referred to as 'hybrids'. Neither is a 'hybrid'...
09-15-21, 06:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,761
Posted By badger1

Answer: this is a common meme, especially here on...

Answer: this is a common meme, especially here on t'Biek Forms and similar media. It is complete nonsense.

Folks have been riding across town, across states/provinces/countries, around the world...
08-31-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,730
Views: 612,198
Posted By badger1

Sirrus X 2.0 you are looking at, yes? If so, I...

Sirrus X 2.0 you are looking at, yes? If so, I wouldn't worry about it. There are two reasons some might be dropping their chains: the chainring might not have proper 1x teeth, and/or the rear...
08-25-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 204
Views: 7,392
Posted By badger1

But ... but ... then where does the burrito go?...

But ... but ... then where does the burrito go? Do burritos not have a right to adequate housing?

I blame creeping gentrification; burritos displaced from their own bags by 'cellphones' and other...
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