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08-09-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 1,639
Views: 122,441
Posted By Troul

a jaunty 47 miles

a jaunty 47 miles
08-06-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 684
Posted By Troul

tighten more each ride only if you wish to...

tighten more each ride only if you wish to entertain others at random times unintentionally. Want to really provide entertainment? Tighten each pedal to different tensions.
08-05-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,705
Posted By Troul

Bank robbing should be decriminalized.

Bank robbing should be decriminalized.
08-04-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 678
Posted By Troul

went for a ghost 4k drift & snagged it for the...

went for a ghost 4k drift & snagged it for the same price as the x. Have not put it to use yet while riding as I am waiting on the bar clamp kit for it to come in from chiiiiineaaa. It does have a...
08-04-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,352
Posted By Troul

you sure that pump was for tires?

you sure that pump was for tires?
08-03-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 5,784
Posted By Troul

but what if your running late for your Kroger...

but what if your running late for your Kroger curbside order pick-up time!?
08-03-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 657
Posted By Troul

gotta spend the dough to get that burnt crust...

gotta spend the dough to get that burnt crust experience!
08-03-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 5,784
Posted By Troul

if you have an ex, no cell needed. They'll know...

if you have an ex, no cell needed. They'll know where you are at all times phone or no phone. it's built in the Ex app.
08-02-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 5,784
Posted By Troul

took a ride in the free candy van?

took a ride in the free candy van?
08-02-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 260
Views: 5,784
Posted By Troul

how else are you supposed to notify that strava...

how else are you supposed to notify that strava app hook-up of your arrival?

"Hey, im here, look for the person waxin there chain, down over by the bushes.
07-30-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 973
Posted By Troul

I'd apply resin over the exposed cut area to seal...

I'd apply resin over the exposed cut area to seal out contaminants.
07-30-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 915
Posted By Troul

i road ride, but I ride on surfaces that contain...

i road ride, but I ride on surfaces that contain random potholes & debris scattered everywhere. I am not going to lower my speeds anymore than I already have to be watchful of hazards in my path,...
07-29-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 723
Posted By Troul

I could only imagine the weight that they'd be...

I could only imagine the weight that they'd be for meeting a low level of attachment might be less attractive compared to typical pedals commonly used.
then theres the collection of random road...
07-26-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 885
Posted By Troul

Depends on how the rider is dressed. They could...

Depends on how the rider is dressed. They could be 100% drag, or just crossed slightly.
07-25-20, 09:15 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,654
Posted By Troul

Always.

Always.
07-23-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,052
Posted By Troul

I do long solo rides that can be a little as 70...

I do long solo rides that can be a little as 70 miles or as long as 100+ miles.
For those rides, I plan out what I will take to conduct on the spot repairs based on the bicycle I'm riding.
I...
07-21-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 687
Posted By Troul

No incentives. Only would receive complaints,...

No incentives. Only would receive complaints, negative comments, incur costs from needing to buy PPE approved while cycling or walking with bicycle on property & risk being tampered with by careless...
07-20-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,948
Posted By Troul

Basically, my takeaway is; Drunk + Bicycling =...

Basically, my takeaway is; Drunk + Bicycling = Less Injury. SWEET!
07-20-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,948
Posted By Troul

oven mitts are soft & can provide grip, but I...

oven mitts are soft & can provide grip, but I don't think they're good during a bicycle fall directing the impact into the hand.
Replies: 15
Views: 1,742
Posted By Troul

It is a thing that happens with a lot of retail...

It is a thing that happens with a lot of retail purchases. Unless a preassigned serial number or other registration key factor has been established, it will be susceptible to that type of behavior.
07-17-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 2,711
Posted By Troul

Lowering the speed limits for roads that are...

Lowering the speed limits for roads that are scare with businesses, nearby freeway access, & that have minimum road surface requirement (ie: no heavy triple axle vehicles) might be better at sharing...
07-16-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,218
Posted By Troul

hybrid; aluminum frame & fork. 32+ spokes, & a...

hybrid; aluminum frame & fork. 32+ spokes, & a lot of motivation. That'll get ya burning the candle good & hot. Next summer you'll be looking at a road bicycle.
07-15-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,498
Posted By Troul

I've experienced about 7mph difference from...

I've experienced about 7mph difference from indoor to outdoor cycling.
always faster outdoors for me. A lot to do with the being outside thing.
07-15-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 768
Posted By Troul

https://hiplok.com/ankr/ Hiplok

https://hiplok.com/ankr/
Hiplok
07-13-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,782
Posted By Troul

Have had a cars blow thru a red-light as they...

Have had a cars blow thru a red-light as they were basing traffic laws from a cyclists side of responsibility.
Monkey see, monkey do. Except the law is different for motored vehicles vs bicycles
07-13-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,128
Posted By Troul

ride it in the most difficult gear combo. if it...

ride it in the most difficult gear combo. if it is a fixed gear, swap the crank gear for a larger one. if done right, anything from 0 mph to 10 mph will require a good amount of leg umph.
07-13-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,126
Posted By Troul

when I want to save other's retinas from seeing...

when I want to save other's retinas from seeing what cant be unseen; they serve the purpose of hiding muh buttcrack.
07-12-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 941
Posted By Troul

I hate climbing, but if I know the descend is...

I hate climbing, but if I know the descend is worth my effort, I will hammer it out for that blast of fun. Kinda do that whenever I go out on certain route. Worth every cuss word expressed going up.
07-11-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,217
Posted By Troul

I'd not want to meet a female in the bars in the...

I'd not want to meet a female in the bars in the local-ish area. The ones drinking, getting white claw trashed; There's a reason as to why the single female is there [in the local-ish...
07-10-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,591
Posted By Troul

i dont miss the days that it seemed like I was...

i dont miss the days that it seemed like I was always adjusting the rim brakes every other ride. Rotors, maybe once in a couple of years? I don't ride the brakes like some might. I try to plan...
07-10-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 6,591
Posted By Troul

rotors not only look cleaner, but I've found it...

rotors not only look cleaner, but I've found it easier to buy parts for that setup than the rim brake stuff. There seems to be a variety of rim brake styles that if you need a bracket, unique screw,...
07-09-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,787
Posted By Troul

Shave the front leave it on the back. Acts as a...

Shave the front leave it on the back. Acts as a sail.
07-09-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,217
Posted By Troul

^ or: "I noticed as I was drafting you that you...

^ or: "I noticed as I was drafting you that you have a nice rear, wanna rub tires later?"
07-08-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,591
Posted By Troul

pay more attention to keep the pace. If you're...

pay more attention to keep the pace. If you're squirling off & being dropped, your fitness can only do so much to recover the lost distance. Paying more attention will also help reduce causing an...
07-07-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,217
Posted By Troul

online for hook ups seems it is an invitation for...

online for hook ups seems it is an invitation for trouble. Too many times I've read/heard & had to deal with friends that found themselves in a predicament. If it's your "thang", you be you & do...
07-04-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 832
Posted By Troul

charcoal ignition fluid

charcoal ignition fluid
07-04-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 832
Posted By Troul

cut finder

cut finder
06-30-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 6,327
Posted By Troul

Amazon's price matching policy has drove me to...

Amazon's price matching policy has drove me to look twice elsewhere for anything of certain value. Bought something from them not long ago that shipped & sold by Amazon that drop over 50% in price...
06-30-20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,985
Posted By Troul

hasn't happened.

hasn't happened.
06-27-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,149
Posted By Troul

Looks like a poorly manufactured bottle cage...

Looks like a poorly manufactured bottle cage redirected to the "Seat Inventory" area.
06-26-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,672
Posted By Troul

unlikely. Depending on material, it might make...

unlikely. Depending on material, it might make it worse.
06-24-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 968
Posted By Troul

I'd go with the smaller size.

I'd go with the smaller size.
06-22-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,994
Posted By Troul

ask your friend why they ask such a question.

ask your friend why they ask such a question.
06-21-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 678
Posted By Troul

That kmart 24.99 though..... Duct tape that...

That kmart 24.99 though..... Duct tape that sucker to the helmet & capture the partiers outback!
06-16-20, 04:20 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 27,286
Posted By Troul

I know what it takes to lose over double the lbs...

I know what it takes to lose over double the lbs to be at a healthy lbs. You do need to put in a lot more upfront effort in the beginning to fast track to the target end goal in the long run. If...
06-15-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 805
Posted By Troul

tubes

tubes
06-13-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 519
Posted By Troul

bulges are totally uncomfortable on a bicycle.

bulges are totally uncomfortable on a bicycle.
06-11-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 621
Posted By Troul

a secret that Victoria only knows.

a secret that Victoria only knows.
06-11-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,730
Posted By Troul

Once gave a fully disclosed condition lawn mower...

Once gave a fully disclosed condition lawn mower to someone once.... the person bad mouthed me behind my back saying I pawned off junk to them..
no good deed goes unpunished.
06-05-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,190
Posted By Troul

R8K FD needs 2 more trim possitions for it to be...

R8K FD needs 2 more trim possitions for it to be effectively smooth & quiet imo. If a less wider profile 11 speed chain was available, it would likely resolve the interference issues.
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