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05-03-21, 07:40 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,550
Posted By AnthonyG

Exactly. They are just sales features to grab...

Exactly. They are just sales features to grab peoples attention and create a desire to buy the bike.
For decades I have considered that cheap suspension systems are worse than useless but what do I...
04-26-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 501
Posted By AnthonyG

Yes it changes everything, yet, the truth is that...

Yes it changes everything, yet, the truth is that the BB is the true zero, zero point in regards to bike fit. You don't move the BB, you move everything else.
04-08-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,575
Posted By AnthonyG

No its not really possible. SPD/Mountain bike...

No its not really possible. SPD/Mountain bike shoes satisfy the requirements to a degree in that they have recessed cleats and are considered "walkable", yet you will still hear them click as you...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-23-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,370
Posted By AnthonyG

Here's the thing Moisture. You don't actually...

Here's the thing Moisture. You don't actually have a clue, so stop talking like you do.
At the elite, elite end of cycle racing, athletes train for hours in wind tunnels to make tiny improvements...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-20-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 8,370
Posted By AnthonyG

Moisture, your input into this thread is nothing...

Moisture, your input into this thread is nothing short of weird. In all seriousness, do you have a reading disorder?
We have told you from the start what makes a crank too long. Your knees rise...
03-06-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,618
Posted By AnthonyG

I used to ride motorcycles that had 3 1/4" tires...

I used to ride motorcycles that had 3 1/4" tires on the front and 3 3/4" tires on the back.
4" tires on a bicycle is extraordinarily ridiculous to me but everyone to their own.
If people will buy...
02-28-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,618
Posted By AnthonyG

What your missing is that fat tires is a fashion...

What your missing is that fat tires is a fashion trend with regular bikes. E-bikes with fat tires is just playing catchup with the fashion trend.
Maybe it has benefits, maybe it doesn't, maybe it...
01-31-21, 05:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 596
Posted By AnthonyG

If you were buying a brand new bike from a store...

If you were buying a brand new bike from a store and you had a choice of that frame size or a larger frame size then sure, I would put you on a larger frame.
However,
The bike is bought, and you...
01-26-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,908
Posted By AnthonyG

Nominally, having your saddle just a little...

Nominally, having your saddle just a little further back, and just a little lower than some theoretical "perfect" position, is just placing you in a slightly more comfortable position, rather than a...
Forum: Foo
12-13-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 9,512
Views: 1,169,257
Posted By AnthonyG

^ Everyone on that bus is going to need a change...

^ Everyone on that bus is going to need a change of underwear.
11-03-20, 12:29 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,758
Posted By AnthonyG

Curiosity got the better of me and as a long shot...

Curiosity got the better of me and as a long shot I pulled my custom Lennie Rogers frame out of storage. The detail treatments don't match although I wasn't really expecting them to. The Wayne...
11-01-20, 11:35 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,758
Posted By AnthonyG

The 70's and 80's was a time when next to no one...

The 70's and 80's was a time when next to no one bought and rode an off the shelf race bike in Australia and custom frame builders were numerous. I remember one guy having a Bianchi but that may have...
10-20-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,967
Posted By AnthonyG

The Bradykinin Hypothesis started with the...

The Bradykinin Hypothesis started with the fundamental step that all great Science must start with. Observe.
What observational data did people have when they decided that a vaccine would be the...
10-17-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 879
Posted By AnthonyG

I started the previous one but lets have it with...

I started the previous one but lets have it with another.

How accurate is it? It's effectively the second coming of Christ (its very accurate), and because its accurate, its being ignored. An...
10-15-20, 06:22 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,265
Posted By AnthonyG

Many years ago I raced on a velodrome with an...

Many years ago I raced on a velodrome with an amateur racing club so of course that's fixed gear without any brakes. Of course as a teenager my racing bike was my everything bike so I commuted around...
10-06-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,967
Posted By AnthonyG

Yeah no. Vitamin D therapy already exists as...

Yeah no.

Vitamin D therapy already exists as a viable treatment. They even gave vitamin D to Trump for heavens sake. What the bradykinin hypothesis provides is a clear Science backed pathway as to...
10-06-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,967
Posted By AnthonyG

Yeah no. There's plenty of money to be made from...

Yeah no. There's plenty of money to be made from vaccines when governments bend over backwards to provide pharmaceutical companies with blanket exemptions from liability. Also I clearly stated that...
10-04-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,493
Posted By AnthonyG

Forgive me but the OP seems to be searching for a...

Forgive me but the OP seems to be searching for a solution to a problem that was solved 60-70 years ago. (or more)
I've personally ridden with most options. Toe clips PLUS straps ( we really should...
Forum: Foo
09-25-20, 11:56 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 7,515
Posted By AnthonyG

Asking for your password has to be a scam. Has to...

Asking for your password has to be a scam. Has to be. I give my bank account number and name to various people such as employers so that they can directly pay me but no one EVER asks for, or needs my...
09-17-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,493
Posted By AnthonyG

Just good old fashioned pedals with toe clips...

Just good old fashioned pedals with toe clips work quite well with regular shoes for some casual riding and/or commuting. No need to over think it.
For using with casual shoes only its probably...
09-16-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 555
Posted By AnthonyG

Take a horizontal line from the top of the head...

Take a horizontal line from the top of the head tube/headset to where it intersects with the seatpost. Then measure from this point down to the centre of the bottom bracket. This will be the nominal...
08-02-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,777
Posted By AnthonyG

Sometimes/often its not so much a matter of...

Sometimes/often its not so much a matter of breaking in the saddle as its a matter of toughening up your arse.
My experience is that the longer your rides get the more you benefit from a HARD saddle...
07-28-20, 04:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 938
Posted By AnthonyG

Brand new chains are good to go for several...

Brand new chains are good to go for several hundred kilometres/miles before you need to worry about them. Lubricating a new chain will just make it more likely to pick up extra dirt and grit which...
06-30-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 15,887
Posted By AnthonyG

Meh. Try getting out of toe clips (EDIT:+ slotted...

Meh. Try getting out of toe clips (EDIT:+ slotted cleats) and straps that you have strapped down and your riding FIXED gear! That's when you learn to do a standstill, which is actually quite easy...
06-30-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 15,887
Posted By AnthonyG

Clipless are no better than flats at what? ...

Clipless are no better than flats at what?
Answer, it turns out that they were only assessing efficiency on a stationary bike. Fine I can live with that, yet its not why I always ride clipped in....
06-19-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 9,173
Posted By AnthonyG

Why? You have a wicked sense of humour Seattle...

Why?
You have a wicked sense of humour Seattle Forrest . JJ doesn't need my help.
06-14-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,870
Posted By AnthonyG

I think you're on the borderline for going up one...

I think you're on the borderline for going up one size and/or a slightly longer stem but its not that far out. You have a little bit of seatpost out on a horizontal top tube bike and a little bit of...
Forum: Foo
06-14-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 8,080
Views: 1,548,373
Posted By AnthonyG

Ouch!

Ouch!
Forum: Foo
06-14-20, 02:11 AM
Replies: 8,080
Views: 1,548,373
Posted By AnthonyG

Are you guys trying to get this thread sent to...

Are you guys trying to get this thread sent to P&R?


https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1000/rx7_1_1530635969_d27ec02d95f2fd5ec1938079c9639e00cf18aa50.jpg

I always...
05-31-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,287
Posted By AnthonyG

If they are comfortable when your cycling then...

If they are comfortable when your cycling then they did their job. You will always feel them when your off the bike though.
With use you will notice them less.
05-30-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,690
Posted By AnthonyG

The OP wanted us to inform him as to how he can...

The OP wanted us to inform him as to how he can capture the Fairy at the bottom of the garden. Many of us were simply pointing out that the Fairy at the bottom of the garden didn't exist.
05-30-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,603
Posted By AnthonyG

Lightweight bicycle helmet design is probably on...

Lightweight bicycle helmet design is probably on the absolute limit of material capability and it won't take very much material degradation at all before they fail to deliver maximum performance....
05-15-20, 10:15 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,502
Posted By AnthonyG

They're inside out in order to show the pad. You...

They're inside out in order to show the pad. You can see the tag above which hopefully gives it away to most people.
05-14-20, 04:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,403
Posted By AnthonyG

I'm in the camp that reckons that 165mm is the...

I'm in the camp that reckons that 165mm is the longest that will really work for you although others may differ.
False economy as far as I'm concerned.
05-02-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,309
Posted By AnthonyG

I though you would like it. I've worked with S...

I though you would like it. I've worked with S Koreans before. A very Patriarchal society.
05-02-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,309
Posted By AnthonyG

Meh, nothing to worry about then. Apart from...

Meh, nothing to worry about then.
Apart from your father, who's going to get upset anyway.
05-02-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,309
Posted By AnthonyG

This jersey wouldn't trigger any bad responses in...

This jersey wouldn't trigger any bad responses in Australia. Some would think its mildly amusing.
The USA is full of LUNATICS though so who knows.
04-25-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 968
Posted By AnthonyG

I have seen 360mm bars in the past, yet what...

I have seen 360mm bars in the past, yet what exactly do you mean by 360mm flared?

I've just measured my current handlebars. They are Ritchey PRO Biomax bars and they measure 360mm c-c at the...
04-15-20, 11:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,072
Posted By AnthonyG

KOPS as the ONLY position to be in is a myth. ...

KOPS as the ONLY position to be in is a myth. Sure.

I still find KOPS (knee over pedal spindle) as a useful reference point but yes, there are other factors to consider.
Being behind KOPS has...
Forum: Foo
04-04-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 455
Posted By AnthonyG

Oh my Giddy Aunt.

Imagine driving a truck like this for a living.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oQVMjI9BGj4&t=202s
Forum: Foo
03-22-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,915
Posted By AnthonyG

Now I've got cat video's all over my YouTube...

Now I've got cat video's all over my YouTube homepage. Here's a good one, cats PROTECTING babies.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vt78i1RGovI
Forum: Foo
03-22-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,915
Posted By AnthonyG

Kittens vs Dogs, ...

Kittens vs Dogs,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XivWouSymCk
Forum: Foo
03-22-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By AnthonyG

This guy is also responsible for classics such as...

This guy is also responsible for classics such as Fat Pizza and Houso's.
He walks a REALLY fine line between honouring such lifestyles and mocking such lifestyles and I can't say that I know what...
Forum: Foo
03-22-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By AnthonyG

Here's a great one of mostly remarkable...

Here's a great one of mostly remarkable successes, no audio though.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=57VxoO68LVc&t=249s
Forum: Foo
03-22-20, 04:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 553
Posted By AnthonyG

Here, Hold My Beer.

What else are we going to do for the next 6 months!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PzVqQWxBXQE
Forum: Foo
03-21-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,915
Posted By AnthonyG

Kittens!!

Here's an example of hipsters shamelessly using kittens in a music video,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2NTMaymvAac&t=0s

Kittens rule.
03-17-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,003
Posted By AnthonyG

Either 2 bolt or 3 bolt systems will be a HUGE...

Either 2 bolt or 3 bolt systems will be a HUGE improvement over not being clipped in. 2 bolt systems have the advantage of being more walkable. If you are doing lots of miles on the bike and not...
Forum: Foo
01-03-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,183
Posted By AnthonyG

12 year old, single Malt Scotch. Straight. ...

12 year old, single Malt Scotch. Straight. Maybe a wee drop of water or a single ice cube if you insist.
Forum: Foo
09-05-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11,624
Views: 2,406,256
Posted By AnthonyG

A Seinfeld reference? They just happened to...

A Seinfeld reference?

They just happened to rerun that episode over her a couple of days ago.
Forum: Foo
08-19-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,602
Posted By AnthonyG

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Pure thoughts, pure thoughts, pure thoughts.

What? ...
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