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07-05-22, 12:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 349
Posted By Koyote

Having now owned a Varia unit for about two or...

Having now owned a Varia unit for about two or three weeks, I concur. If you want to go further, set the Varia to the flashing mode, and mount another light (e.g., down low on the seat stay) that is...
07-02-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 199
Posted By Koyote

I’d probably vote for option B, since it will get...

I’d probably vote for option B, since it will get the low gearing you’re after and the GRX front derailleur is guaranteed to work with your GRX crankset. However, if you think that she will...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 711
Posted By Koyote

I was out on a very hot ride a couple weeks ago,...

I was out on a very hot ride a couple weeks ago, and another rider put a handful of ice cubes down the back of my jersey neck. With a snug jersey, the ice just kind of sat there between my shoulder...
06-30-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 1,867
Posted By Koyote

Thus proving the old adage that variety is the...

Thus proving the old adage that variety is the spice of life!

All of this kvetching over the relative performance of Di2 vs mechanical misses the entire point -- which is that capitalism must...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,532
Posted By Koyote

My feelings exactly. In fact, I think I'm faster...

My feelings exactly. In fact, I think I'm faster on the double-shift (front and back derailleurs simultaneously, e.g. when entering or finishing a climb) on mechanical.

One of the nicest things...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 552
Posted By Koyote

I've been running the Ultegra IceTech rotors on...

I've been running the Ultegra IceTech rotors on one of my bikes for about 11k miles, and no issues even under prolonged braking on long steep descents. I managed to locate a pair of them a few months...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-22, 08:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 394
Posted By Koyote

tl;dr

tl;dr
06-26-22, 07:18 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 769
Posted By Koyote

You obviously know very little about bike racing....

You obviously know very little about bike racing. So probably you should refrain from posting about it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,129
Posted By Koyote

”Working in the engineering field” is a...

”Working in the engineering field” is a transparent way of suggesting expertise that doesn’t exist. Sort of like stating “I went to Harvard” when I actually just visited campus for a football game. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 05:18 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,129
Posted By Koyote

In other words, you don’t have an answer to the...

In other words, you don’t have an answer to the question.
06-23-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 582
Posted By Koyote

Yep. I rode with it today -- since the screw goes...

Yep. I rode with it today -- since the screw goes in on that side, it does protrude a bit. I moved it down the seatpost, which prevents the thigh contact. But it's an inelegant solution. The standard...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,129
Posted By Koyote

I was a college professor...So, not exactly a...

I was a college professor...So, not exactly a 'teacher,' but plenty of teaching.

What precisely does it explain? I'm genuinely curious.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,129
Posted By Koyote

Precisely. And even without the fish joke,...

Precisely. And even without the fish joke, 'flounder' is the better word for the poster's message.
06-23-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 582
Posted By Koyote

I needed another mount for the RTL 515, so bought...

I needed another mount for the RTL 515, so bought the hard mount (https://www.garmin.com/en-US/p/521461) -- and kind of regret it. It's a bit ungainly, and the rubber band mount ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 08:22 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,129
Posted By Koyote

ikr? We need a Grammar and Usage subforum.

ikr?

We need a Grammar and Usage subforum.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 07:36 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,129
Posted By Koyote

If you're going to be pedantic, you need to be...

If you're going to be pedantic, you need to be correct; flounder is an intransitive verb in this form. seypat 's usage is just fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,129
Posted By Koyote

If you find that website confusing, you probably...

If you find that website confusing, you probably shouldn't accuse anyone else of a reading comprehension problem.

You're essentially asking others to explain things that are all over the internet....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,129
Posted By Koyote

It's Ultegra, not Integra. Beyond that, you...

It's Ultegra, not Integra.

Beyond that, you can find all of the requested info here (https://bike.shimano.com/en-US/home.html). Most manufacturers have these website thingies nowadays.
06-22-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 564
Posted By Koyote

Thanks for your input.

Thanks for your input.
06-22-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 279
Posted By Koyote

Incorrect. OP is using the transitive verb form.

Incorrect. OP is using the transitive verb form.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 09:06 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,709
Posted By Koyote

If your bike is currently 17-18 lbs, a frame...

If your bike is currently 17-18 lbs, a frame upgrade will mostly lighten your wallet.

Unless you are often in contention for a podium spot in hilly races and/or hillclimb competitions, I don't...
06-19-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,075
Posted By Koyote

It is ridiculous, unless you prefer is a harsh...

It is ridiculous, unless you prefer is a harsh ride with higher rolling resistance.

Don't confuse max psi with optimal psi.
06-19-22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,075
Posted By Koyote

Why on earth would you run 125 psi? That is...

Why on earth would you run 125 psi? That is ridiculous.

(And yes, this is how I will reply each time I see a post from someone bragging about running absurdly high psi.)
06-19-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,075
Posted By Koyote

If you ride exclusively on velodromes, yeah,...

If you ride exclusively on velodromes, yeah, it'll be awesome. Anywhere else, 140 psi will be slower, harsher-riding, and more puncture-prone. But it's your call.
06-17-22, 11:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 478
Posted By Koyote

No one can answer this for you over the internet....

No one can answer this for you over the internet.

If you're buying at a shop, ask them to do a bike fit; if it's a private party sale, take along a knowledgeable friend who can judge the fit.
06-14-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 711
Posted By Koyote

I don't have a "collection;" I own five bikes,...

I don't have a "collection;" I own five bikes, with each being used at least occasionally for it's intended purpose.
06-13-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 359
Posted By Koyote

Fabric's website has information on choosing the...

Fabric's website has information on choosing the best model for your type of riding. Did you read and consider any of that information?
06-12-22, 08:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,293
Posted By Koyote

No.

No.
06-11-22, 09:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 869
Posted By Koyote

Shut up, Larry. :)

Shut up, Larry.

:)
06-10-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 5,000
Posted By Koyote

Not really.

Not really.
06-09-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,622
Posted By Koyote

My bikes have from 10k to 40k+ miles on them, and...

My bikes have from 10k to 40k+ miles on them, and I've never needed to swap out a fork or a seatpost. Seems like a low-probability concern. But if you're really worried, just buy a spare seatpost...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-22, 03:30 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,085
Posted By Koyote

It's not meaningless to many of us around here. :)

It's not meaningless to many of us around here. :)
06-09-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,585
Posted By Koyote

This is like an article in The Onion.

This is like an article in The Onion.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,292
Posted By Koyote

Just got mine a few days ago. Bought it at REI...

Just got mine a few days ago. Bought it at REI during an extra-rebate weekend for a net cost of about $240. Pretty happy with it so far, esp since the setup is sooo much easier than on a Garmin.
06-08-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 248
Posted By Koyote

Calling Seattle Forrest

Calling Seattle Forrest
06-08-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 5,000
Posted By Koyote

I know you know this, but some people come here...

I know you know this, but some people come here for confirmation rather than information.
06-08-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,262
Posted By Koyote

Agreed. I'm not into the more sophisticated...

Agreed. I'm not into the more sophisticated training data, but it's great for those who use the info.

A nice side benefit is that the looong battery life will put pressure on other mfrs to up...
06-08-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 173
Views: 4,262
Posted By Koyote

Hah! Went to the product page...

Hah! Went to the product page (https://www.garmin.com/en-US/p/731136), and found my old friend Ashton in the promotional video.

I'm not in the market for a $750 computer...Can't imagine I'd ever...
06-07-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,342
Posted By Koyote

The average new vehicle may cost over $40k, but...

The average new vehicle may cost over $40k, but that amount buys something that was almost inconceivable (at any price) when I started driving in 1978. In terms of performance, features, reliability,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,092
Posted By Koyote

Plan C: King Cages have a lifetime warranty.

Plan C: King Cages have a lifetime warranty.
06-02-22, 05:13 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 863
Posted By Koyote

That really depends on the activity.

That really depends on the activity.
05-29-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 371
Posted By Koyote

Or just tag TerryDi2C in this thread. If anyone...

Or just tag TerryDi2C in this thread. If anyone at bf has a solution, it'll be him!
05-29-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 371
Posted By Koyote

umm, it's not the bike shop guy who should be...

umm, it's not the bike shop guy who should be embarrassed here.


When in the big chainring, Di2 should shift to every single cog in the cassette.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 3,319
Posted By Koyote

These guys would like to have a word with you. ...

These guys would like to have a word with you.

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05-26-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 832
Posted By Koyote

I'd be willing to bet that your weight and power...

I'd be willing to bet that your weight and power output have absolutely nothing to do with your problem.
05-26-22, 07:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 397
Posted By Koyote

The advantages would be (1) sealant takes care of...

The advantages would be (1) sealant takes care of many punctures that would otherwise require a rider to stop and put in a new tube, (2) plugs could at least get a rider home without having to do a...
05-26-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 397
Posted By Koyote

Sounds like you're gonna be riding it...So...

Sounds like you're gonna be riding it...So perhaps you can come back and give us the answer.
05-26-22, 06:36 AM
05-25-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,833
Posted By Koyote

No mirrors?

No mirrors?
05-25-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 2,833
Posted By Koyote

It's a Larry thread. It was absurd from Post #1.

It's a Larry thread. It was absurd from Post #1.
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