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10-27-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,019
Posted By livedarklions

If you weren't trying to link the op "study" to a...

If you weren't trying to link the op "study" to a larger agenda about the bike industry, why would you post the above that makes that link explicit?

I'm going to take you at your word that you...
10-26-22, 10:23 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,019
Posted By rsbob

NumbersGuy, don’t waste your breath or time on...

NumbersGuy, don’t waste your breath or time on them, because they will just twist it around on you. Bullies and trolls can’t and won’t change their stripes no matter how logical your approach. ...
10-26-22, 09:15 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,019
Posted By amazinmets73

Hmm. Strange you think I have an agenda. I'd been...

Hmm. Strange you think I have an agenda. I'd been operating on the belief that carbon is superior to all metal frame materials as a race bike due to power transfer. I found a study that seemed to...
10-25-22, 10:03 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,019
Posted By amazinmets73

Right, exactly the response I expected.

Right, exactly the response I expected.
09-14-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,386
Posted By tomato coupe

It doesn't mean Trek/Bontrager buys their cages...

It doesn't mean Trek/Bontrager buys their cages from the same source. There are lots of cheap bike components that are just cosmetic clones of name brand stuff, but they're not the same product.
09-08-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,386
Posted By WhyFi

:foo: The Varia gives you the relative position...

:foo: The Varia gives you the relative position of approaching vehicles; not only do I use that info to know when to vacate a lane (if/when prudent), but I also use that info to know the best time to...
09-08-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,386
Posted By genejockey

Yes indeedy! I use the Varia to tell me when to...

Yes indeedy! I use the Varia to tell me when to give The Look. Like, if I see a stream of cars on the radar, I'll roll down the hill a bit slower, knowing that the lights on Sand Hill makes the...
09-07-22, 10:15 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,386
Posted By WhyFi

That guy has been banging his "poly is poly and...

That guy has been banging his "poly is poly and you're dumb if you spend more than 20 bucks" drum for a while, so I figured I'd see just how poorly informed his opinion was. Spoiler: Very.
09-06-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,386
Posted By WhyFi

Suuuuper awesome tailoring! ...

Suuuuper awesome tailoring!

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09-02-22, 05:48 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,386
Posted By livedarklions

Comfort is such a subjective thing that I don't...

Comfort is such a subjective thing that I don't think there's any point in arguing who is right and wrong about whether this gear or that gear is more comfortable. If you're more comfortable in the...
09-01-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,386
Posted By Polaris OBark

Where I find the Garmin radar the most useful is...

Where I find the Garmin radar the most useful is where cars take me by surprise. So if I am going downhill with enough wind in my ears that I don't hear them approach, or if I am on a rural windy...
09-01-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,386
Posted By The Chemist

Somebody has definitely never used one. It's a...

Somebody has definitely never used one. It's a great tail light to start with, and once you've actually used the radar functionality you'll realize how much more aware it makes you of your...
09-01-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,386
Posted By livedarklions

I stay reasonable as long as the phrase "well, if...

I stay reasonable as long as the phrase "well, if you're only riding 12 mph for 5 miles on a MUP, I suppose anything is adequate" or its like doesn't appear. It's invariably uttered by someone who...
09-01-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,386
Posted By tomato coupe

You just flunked economics 101.

You just flunked economics 101.
09-01-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,386
Posted By Koyote

Try to keep up. No one in this thread has made...

Try to keep up. No one in this thread has made that argument. No one has suggested that the only difference between lower and higher priced jerseys is pockets.


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Nope. I've never told...
09-01-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,386
Posted By WhyFi

Post a pic and show us.

Post a pic and show us.
09-01-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,386
Posted By rsbob

In relation to this thread a companion might be;...

In relation to this thread a companion might be; What are the most over priced cycling accessories? Clothing by name brand manufacturers has to be towards the top. Some tires might be a second. ...
09-01-22, 09:10 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,386
Posted By WhyFi

Isn't this the guy that argues that there was no...

Isn't this the guy that argues that there was no meaningful shortage of bike parts in the last two years? Yeah, take what he says with a grain of salt.
09-01-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,386
Posted By Koyote

Perhaps you should try actually riding in them....

Perhaps you should try actually riding in them. Since thatís what theyíre designed for.

Now your argument is akin to saying, ďHey, I once sat in a Porsche, and it didnít really seem much better...
09-01-22, 06:24 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,600
Posted By The Chemist

Says the guy who started this thread to make...

Says the guy who started this thread to make insulting comments about India. Pot, meet kettle.
08-30-22, 01:43 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,386
Posted By Eric F

There is also the factor that some people make...

There is also the factor that some people make assumptions about things based on little-to-zero first-hand knowledge about the actual product. Some people are also oblivious to minor detail...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-22, 02:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By chaadster

Corrosion? PB Blaster? My god….I’ve never heard...

Corrosion? PB Blaster? My god….I’ve never heard of such a thing in 35 years of cycling through all sorts of weather, including winters in a state that salts the roads. And to consider that Pirelli...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,375
Posted By BillyD

Indy . . . it's simple AF . . . move on when you...

Indy . . . it's simple AF . . . move on when you find a thread or a poster you don't like. We are not discussing this.
10-13-21, 11:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By Vixar

Thanks to everyone, except wolfchild ! Iíll...

Thanks to everyone, except wolfchild ! Iíll report back.
09-30-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,985
Posted By livedarklions

Or we just stop looking for "one size fits...

Or we just stop looking for "one size fits all".
09-30-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,985
Posted By livedarklions

I think there's a selection bias inherent in the...

I think there's a selection bias inherent in the studies of trained competitive cyclists as to which method is "superior". Basically, most of them are comparatively light body types trained in...
09-30-21, 06:46 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 5,985
Posted By PeteHski

I agree. Personally I use a pretty wide range of...

I agree. Personally I use a pretty wide range of cadence in different situations and decades of riding makes that a natural and subconscious choice. The only thing I often do when training is push...
08-26-21, 11:00 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 7,271
Posted By genejockey

Being able to ride in the drops is almost always...

Being able to ride in the drops is almost always a bike fit issue, so I'm not sure how we can stop talking about bike fit. Like I said above, riding on the hoods should be where your body/hands fall...
08-21-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,008
Posted By cxwrench

Wait...what?

Wait...what?
12-08-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,368
Posted By Reflector Guy

I must've missed any consternation the OP might...

I must've missed any consternation the OP might have been having regarding the fit of his bike. Seems quite the opposite.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 16,811
Posted By Bah Humbug

Who cares? Though now I have a new way to...

Who cares?

Though now I have a new way to annoy people, so thanks for that! :thumb:
08-24-20, 10:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 4,187
Posted By NoWhammies

I know this WAY out of your $75 price range. BUT...

I know this WAY out of your $75 price range. BUT if you are considering stepping out of the range, I can't recommend the Garmin Varia RTL510 enough. Bright light. Radar. Ties in with your Garmin...
07-02-20, 05:05 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,057
Posted By Pop N Wood

Cygolite Metro in the 500-600 lumen range. USA...

Cygolite Metro in the 500-600 lumen range. USA made, I've gotten them for a little as $35 off Amazon. They have a really nice beam pattern that lights up the whole trail. I usually run on the...
05-10-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,526
Posted By Kapusta

Sure, you can stick a set of 42s on your bike......

Sure, you can stick a set of 42s on your bike... but then it is going to suck on single track. And if they both have 42s, honestly it would be a wash as to which was better for singletrack: I may...
05-09-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,526
Posted By Kapusta

I frankly donít get what peoplesí problem is with...

I frankly donít get what peoplesí problem is with this bike. Other than the un-necessary dropper post, this is exactly the type of bike most people in the world are going to be most happy riding....
05-09-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,526
Posted By badger1

I agree. This bike's geometry isn't quite my...

I agree. This bike's geometry isn't quite my thing -- it is essentially a slightly less-slack version of current mtb xc geometry, using a very long front-centre combined with a short stem -- but I...
05-08-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 8,526
Posted By smashndash

I think people are being unnecessarily harsh on...

I think people are being unnecessarily harsh on Specialized. I personally love the idea of a proper hybrid. The dropper post might be a bit much, but my first ďreal bikeĒ was a front suspension...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,190
Posted By WhyFi

You've got a batting average like that and you...

You've got a batting average like that and you still think that you're the new bike recommendation authoritay? Maybe you'd do the next person a solid by declining to advise.
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