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07-31-17, 04:36 PM
Replies: 39
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Posted By Noddy

Nice try but see post #18.

Nice try but see post #18.
07-31-17, 02:24 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,682
Posted By Noddy

Because you've now brought it up 6 times and...

Because you've now brought it up 6 times and contributed exactly nothing to the thread.
07-31-17, 01:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,682
Posted By Noddy

Dude - NOBODY CARES! For the purpose of this...

Dude - NOBODY CARES! For the purpose of this discussion assume that he's on solid ground and either answer the question or move on.
07-31-17, 08:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,682
Posted By Noddy

:thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb: OMG! Of...

:thumb::thumb::thumb::thumb:



OMG! Of all the many different forums I've been on in the last 20 years only on this one will people argue about the question rather than just trying to help by...
07-30-17, 07:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,451
Posted By Noddy

There's another issue here and that's the...

There's another issue here and that's the photography on bike manufacturer's web sites. I kind of half-heartedly looked at a Cannondale on their site for a few weeks before searching out a shop that...
07-30-17, 03:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,451
Posted By Noddy

I agree - and it's kind of off-putting. I get...

I agree - and it's kind of off-putting. I get that colors are a fashion thing and there are trends but the current trend is boring. It also makes little to no sense when Cannondale, for example,...
07-30-17, 10:32 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,451
Posted By Noddy

Might be hard to read but he's got a point. If...

Might be hard to read but he's got a point. If you want something other than black or gray in a man's bike it is hard to find - and at some price points practically impossible.
Local bike shop when...
07-28-17, 10:24 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 847
Posted By Noddy

A friend got stopped for a ridiculously minor...

A friend got stopped for a ridiculously minor pretty much made-up "infraction" - the kind of thing 1000s of motorists do every day, unavoidably, in the course of normal driving.
He asked the young...
07-27-17, 08:53 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,823
Posted By Noddy

I was gonna guess Intensely Putrid Alcohol - I...

I was gonna guess Intensely Putrid Alcohol - I like a good beer but since no IPA falls into that category...
07-27-17, 02:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,222
Posted By Noddy

I have 2 of these but not for bicycles. The bikes...

I have 2 of these but not for bicycles. The bikes hang on hooks even 'though the ceiling really too high. The pulleys are used for a kayak - tucked waaay into one front corner and rarely touched -...
07-27-17, 11:45 AM
Replies: 269
Views: 27,165
Posted By Noddy

People here are very lazy particularly on left...

People here are very lazy particularly on left turns where they routinely make a 45 deg entrance to side streets cutting any vehicle coming out of the side street very closely. Then they give you a...
07-27-17, 10:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,682
Posted By Noddy

Without getting mired in the who has rights to...

Without getting mired in the who has rights to this stand and just attempting to answer the question it looks like you need some sort of clamshell that could open to be placed around the top of the...
07-25-17, 10:29 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,798
Posted By Noddy

Story made it onto Jalopnik where the comments...

Story made it onto Jalopnik where the comments should be interesting.
Tried to link it but didn't like the looks of the link and don't have time to fix it.
07-24-17, 12:34 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,192
Posted By Noddy

Been to THREE "sleep" doctors including the head...

Been to THREE "sleep" doctors including the head of the local hospital's sleep center. All completely useless. All want to babble on at you about sleep "hygiene" and caffeine and so on while not...
07-24-17, 11:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,192
Posted By Noddy

Sleep has been a real challenge for me for a few...

Sleep has been a real challenge for me for a few years now. Would you care to elaborate at all on what you are taking and what path you've been down to arrive at the cocktail you mention?

In my...
07-23-17, 01:33 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,801
Posted By Noddy

I've been going to LRP for over 30 years and...

I've been going to LRP for over 30 years and while I wouldn't say I've ever had a bad experience the trips certainly include some less-than-optimal ones. The heat in recent years has been unbearable...
07-23-17, 10:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,643
Posted By Noddy

But my elderly aunt travels internationally with...

But my elderly aunt travels internationally with steel knitting needles that I'm guessing are 12" long and never gets hassled at all.

The funniest (stupidest) item that gets confiscated quite...
07-20-17, 03:30 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,643
Posted By Noddy

Might have been an idea to at least include what...

Might have been an idea to at least include what country's laws you will be subject to while traveling. You've got someone from Ireland telling you "no" when he has no idea if you have to go by what...
07-20-17, 02:00 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,046
Posted By Noddy

What do you do when the owner is the arrogant /...

What do you do when the owner is the arrogant / cocky one? Not my words either - several reviews of one local shop mention his faults. Nice guy most of the time but he makes some remarks that can...
07-20-17, 11:42 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,801
Posted By Noddy

I'll have to take your word for it - now, excuse...

I'll have to take your word for it - now, excuse me, I have to go prep for Lime Rock. :p
07-20-17, 10:55 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,801
Posted By Noddy

It keeps me awake at night.:thumb:

It keeps me awake at night.:thumb:
07-20-17, 10:54 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,801
Posted By Noddy

I'd BETTER have something to report???? :foo: ...

I'd BETTER have something to report???? :foo:

I know tone is hard to judge from electrons posted on a page but coupled with your post in another thread telling somebody he's wrong for wanting...
07-19-17, 09:24 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,801
Posted By Noddy

I was leaning toward going to Classic 24 instead...

I was leaning toward going to Classic 24 instead since they are supposed to be featuring GTP / Group C cars I think but now I'm currently thinking Petit instead. Have to see how the funds are. lol...
07-19-17, 05:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,701
Posted By Noddy

Yes - me too. When did we become a nation of...

Yes - me too. When did we become a nation of self-centered aholes? Is it something in the drinking water?
07-19-17, 05:05 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,801
Posted By Noddy

Just to bring this one to a close I looked at a...

Just to bring this one to a close I looked at a bunch of bikes and test rode a 2017 Cannondale Quick 3. I was immediately more comfortable and secure on the Quick 3 than I've ever been on the Felt...
07-19-17, 03:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,701
Posted By Noddy

Huh. Not familiar with that one. :foo: There is a...

Huh. Not familiar with that one. :foo: There is a medical condition known as Tourette Syndrome that leads to lots of cursing. :p
(I have the audio turned off on my dashcam because it would be filled...
07-18-17, 08:08 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,701
Posted By Noddy

Why are cyclists so disliked? 2 big reasons and...

Why are cyclists so disliked? 2 big reasons and the second is part of the first:
1. For as long as cyclists think that they are special and ignore the rules of the road that don't suit them - people...
07-14-17, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 872
Posted By Noddy

If anyone is going to spray any 2K stuff please...

If anyone is going to spray any 2K stuff please please PLEASE read the material safety data sheet and follow ALL precautions. 2K paints contain isocyanates - deadly stuff even in tiny concentrations....
07-14-17, 08:41 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,701
Posted By Noddy

This is a very common feeling among race drivers...

This is a very common feeling among race drivers but keep in mind when they are on the track they "know" everyone around them and can somewhat predict their behavior. There is a level of trust there...
07-10-17, 12:30 PM
Replies: 269
Views: 27,165
Posted By Noddy

Latest update is that the park rangers will be...

Latest update is that the park rangers will be meeting with a U.S. Attorney to discuss the filing of any Federal charges against the motorist.

The anti-bicycle comments everywhere the video has...
06-19-17, 10:04 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,920
Posted By Noddy

There are plenty of videos of guys using grinders...

There are plenty of videos of guys using grinders / cut-off wheels on city streets with loads of people around all completely ignoring the theft in progress.
06-08-17, 06:13 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,748
Posted By Noddy

Which is exactly why I said "pretty much"....

Which is exactly why I said "pretty much". :crash:

I don't know what it is about this forum but the discussion style here is more tiresome, pedantic and nit-picky than the other places I hang out...
06-08-17, 04:06 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,748
Posted By Noddy

In racing we call that running out of skills. In...

In racing we call that running out of skills. In the spirit of healthy debate (!) of this forum it wasn't unavoidable it was just unavoidable for HIM.
Having said that - I drum into family and...
06-07-17, 09:15 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,748
Posted By Noddy

Ah, yes, the complete nonsense of multi-tasking...

Ah, yes, the complete nonsense of multi-tasking coupled with the addiction to social media and email compounded by the short attention span epidemic.
I passed someone the other day knowing full well...
06-07-17, 09:33 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,748
Posted By Noddy

Like many on this forum he's taking one tiny...

Like many on this forum he's taking one tiny little fact and going way too far with it. The tensile strength of a strand of windshield glass is 5x stronger than steel. Unfortunately that has nothing...
06-06-17, 08:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 951
Posted By Noddy

Can never have enough shiny multi-tools. :thumb:

Can never have enough shiny multi-tools. :thumb:
06-06-17, 04:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 951
Posted By Noddy

Absolutely - but the flip side of that is I'd...

Absolutely - but the flip side of that is I'd like to support the guy close to home because he's been very patient - at the same time I don't want to have him order something in for me and then not...
06-06-17, 09:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 951
Posted By Noddy

How strange. I can't find that one at all when I...

How strange. I can't find that one at all when I go in through their categories and dig down.

As for marketing the Fuji main page on the Absolute 1.3 says "Shimano 105 2x11 drivetrain to tackle...
06-06-17, 08:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 951
Posted By Noddy

Yes. It seems nobody specs whole groupsets...

Yes.

It seems nobody specs whole groupsets until much higher price points.

Are we looking at the same Specialized? The Sirrus Sport has an FSA Vero crankset, carbon fork, Shimano M315 hydraulic...
06-05-17, 10:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 951
Posted By Noddy

Component level price discrepancy

I'm looking at 4-5 different bikes and comparing components. One jumps out because it offers a Shimano 105 drivetrain at several hundred dollars less than the competition.
Not one of these is...
06-05-17, 02:05 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,748
Posted By Noddy

In addition if the rack itself is secured by any...

In addition if the rack itself is secured by any straps such as a hatch or trunk mount please understand that sunlight and weather make those straps deteriorate. Please don't kill anyone because you...
06-05-17, 08:28 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,550
Posted By Noddy

Unless you took his plate number and, hopefully,...

Unless you took his plate number and, hopefully, have video of the event you're just wasting your time and inviting more problems. Kind of odd that you only have 3 posts here and they're all in this...
05-31-17, 08:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,265
Posted By Noddy

It's no wonder people hate cyclists...

Move along nothing to see here.
05-29-17, 04:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 4,207
Posted By Noddy

Sort of. There's at least one company making...

Sort of. There's at least one company making conversion kits for road bikes.
05-28-17, 08:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,778
Posted By Noddy

May be fine for the hound but for cats it is one...

May be fine for the hound but for cats it is one of the most common forms of poisoning so if treating fido keep it away from fluffy.
05-28-17, 10:55 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,550
Posted By Noddy

I wish cigarette smoking was illegal in more...

I wish cigarette smoking was illegal in more outdoor areas - as long as cigars are included!
Was at an outdoor event yesterday, beautiful location, perfect weather - and some jackass is smoking a...
05-27-17, 10:14 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,550
Posted By Noddy

New Jersey was the first to ban the practice....

New Jersey was the first to ban the practice. Several other states are considering it. An unfortunate side-effect of having 50 different state motor vehicle codes and a Federal code that can't be...
05-26-17, 12:40 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,801
Posted By Noddy

I like it just fine when it is hanging on the...

I like it just fine when it is hanging on the wall in the garage (it spent at least the first year in the bedroom when it was not on the road). I just don't like it so much when I'm perched upon it....
05-25-17, 07:38 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,801
Posted By Noddy

I knew there was something about your user name...

I knew there was something about your user name and I couldn't remember if it was from here a few years ago or what but without revealing any personal details I think we have a few mutual friends on...
05-25-17, 07:18 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,801
Posted By Noddy

What bar tape did you go with?

What bar tape did you go with?
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