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10-22-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 518
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Goretex Shakedry, absolutely amazing!

Goretex Shakedry, absolutely amazing!
10-21-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 482
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Not necessary.

Not necessary.
10-20-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 482
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

The carbon fear porn continues. Listening to the...

The carbon fear porn continues. Listening to the paranoid members of this forum there are carbon bikes collapsing under people by the thousands caused by the smallest scratches or rub marks. You just...
Forum: Touring
10-14-21, 06:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

I have the current Diverge and the had the...

I have the current Diverge and the had the previous generation Diverge. I also use the Ortlieb Gravel Pack Panniers. Not sure if you are aware that Specialized makes a seatpost clamp which also has...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,221
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

But he wouldn’t have got a 131 post thread out of...

But he wouldn’t have got a 131 post thread out of it and the validation that comes with it.
10-06-21, 11:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 663
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

There are numerous carbon posts which are layed...

There are numerous carbon posts which are layed up to flex rather than be rigid. Specialized, Canyon and Ritchey all make one. They work really well and the effect is very noticeable.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,221
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

OK. I get it, your just playing with us now....

OK. I get it, your just playing with us now. Arenít you?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 734
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Perhaps stop trying to be so destructive to the...

Perhaps stop trying to be so destructive to the forum and such a Troll. Leave us alone and stop preying on people with honest intentions who take your posts at face value.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 734
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

This op has taken trolling to a whole new level....

This op has taken trolling to a whole new level. Post after post of, should I buy this, what do you think about this bike, is tubeless ok, etc. The usual ensuing debates break out. Ignore this fool...
09-27-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 4,802
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

not glued on

not glued on
09-24-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 4,802
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Considering the OP has posted approx 100 posts...

Considering the OP has posted approx 100 posts inquiring about the value proposition of one used bike or another and has moved on to some form of a cruiser according to recent activety. Let's get to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,182
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

You were mentioning access to parts etc. not...

You were mentioning access to parts etc. not future availability of new rim-brake groups. I have never had a set of rim brakes fail and require parts other than brake pads however should you wish...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,182
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Epic levels of fear-mongering with this one. ...

Epic levels of fear-mongering with this one. Shimano has announced their latest Ultegra and Dura-Ace will have rim brakes available, same for SRAM as well as Campagnolo. Numerous aftermarket...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,612
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

It would be awesome if we can turn this played...

It would be awesome if we can turn this played out thread to a headphone yes or no thread. Things would liven up quickly. For the record I am headphone yes. AirPod Pro’s combined with Varia Radar,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 10:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,721
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Point 5 can be compensated with setback rack...

Point 5 can be compensated with setback rack system which is easily sourced.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,169
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Specialized dealer agreements are virtually...

Specialized dealer agreements are virtually identical within a market and there is no mystery here. Plus what Mikes did was presell their allotment not custom order 400 bikes on top of their standard...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,612
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Let’s get back to the original post. This guy was...

Let’s get back to the original post. This guy was drafting so close that when the rider in front applied the brakes the yokel rode into the back of him and crashed. Then accused the rider of brake...
09-14-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,415
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Correction; Airbus is a European consortium,...

Correction;
Airbus is a European consortium, not a French Company.
The last tail separation was in 2009 and some pilots believe the world is flat.
The tail separations were not linked to the use...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,169
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Not sure why the hate for Specialized. Mikes was...

Not sure why the hate for Specialized. Mikes was a dealer for Specialized and must have known selling their shop to a direct competitor would result in the cancellation of the dealer agreement. It...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 8,221
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

I assume by your comments you are a fast group A...

I assume by your comments you are a fast group A guy!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-21, 10:33 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,494
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Ok if you donít use big words I may be able to...

Ok if you donít use big words I may be able to understand. If you put a tube into a wheel with this plastic strip what problems would arise?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,494
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

The liner is thinner than than the standard rim...

The liner is thinner than than the standard rim tape so no problem there. Ignore the hook versus hookless as your bike will be compatible with tubes. If you want put tubes in great however talk to...
09-07-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 6,437
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

I am with the rider overtaking is at fault camp,...

I am with the rider overtaking is at fault camp, that rule is pretty universal and understood. You should also be in a situation where you are able to stop should something unexpected occurs...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,051
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

The worn area looks like velcro. Seat bag strap...

The worn area looks like velcro. Seat bag strap perhaps?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,222
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

I would mention Gatorskins if you want more...

I would mention Gatorskins if you want more action on this thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,222
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Almost 3,500 posts to this forum and we get the...

Almost 3,500 posts to this forum and we get the “one flat never again” type of trolling, come on you can do better than this.
09-03-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 319
Views: 53,011
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

For it to be a race both parties have to be aware...

For it to be a race both parties have to be aware that it is one.
09-01-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 53,011
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Doing 100 miles on that bike is impressive to say...

Doing 100 miles on that bike is impressive to say the least.
08-31-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 319
Views: 53,011
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Think how much progress there has been with...

Think how much progress there has been with Carbon bicycles in all the major categories over the past 6 years since this thread was last commented on, they are now cheaper, the ride can be precisely...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 849
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Then why post this?

Then why post this?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 952
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Perhaps a state run and regulated bicycle...

Perhaps a state run and regulated bicycle industry would be the way to go. We could all be riding Flying Pigeon bicycles and wouldn’t know any better. It would only take being placed 5 year waiting...
08-15-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,255
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Classic carbon fear porn as always, by the usual...

Classic carbon fear porn as always, by the usual suspects. Dissimilar materials with correspondingly different properties of expansion as well as different flex characteristics causing a crack in the...
08-13-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,205
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

When it came time to replace my Cycleops smart...

When it came time to replace my Cycleops smart bike I choose the Kickr Bike and don't regret it. Luckily I didn't read the internet reviews prior to purchase or I may have reconsidered, no issue at...
08-13-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,205
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

I am with you they are built like a Tank and if...

I am with you they are built like a Tank and if you want an Exercise bike that measures power you can't do any better in the used market, makes an original Peloton look like a toy. The Smart version...
08-12-21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,205
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Donít bother I had one and was forced to sell it....

Donít bother I had one and was forced to sell it. The Phantom 5 had servo motor resistance which was not very linear and lagged behind the software. Really suffered from cadence drop lockup, if...
08-12-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,205
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

I have a Kickr Bike and it's awesome, do not...

I have a Kickr Bike and it's awesome, do not regret purchasing it for a second. Did the Smart Trainer thing before and was just not as stable and comfortable. Takes up less space and permanently...
08-08-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 699
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Never had a issue. Numerous Shimano components,...

Never had a issue. Numerous Shimano components, bike packing bags, clothing, misc. bike hardware. Delivery takes a bit other than that all good.
07-29-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,574
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Just like the mirror was a positive revelation...

Just like the mirror was a positive revelation the Varia is even more so. It gives approach speed indication, shows multiple vehicles, alerts you when a vehicle is approaching and alters itís...
07-29-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,574
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

You are changing the argument. You initially...

You are changing the argument. You initially commented about unpredictable riders to which I asked how moving over is unpredictable and would change a driver’s perception. I am not talking about...
Forum: Touring
07-23-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,601
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

I have done a few long-distance multi-day trips...

I have done a few long-distance multi-day trips with my Diverge. Did a 1-month long ramble from Lisbon to Girona as well as a long-distance trip through South East Asia and other similar trips. ...
07-13-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 8,278
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Pretty quiet out there from the Apostles of...

Pretty quiet out there from the Apostles of Titanium Craftsmen. The tales of highly skilled artisans working in dusty workshops countless hours with this mythical material creating magical machines...
06-26-21, 01:13 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,256
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

We are now fully in troll category and time for...

We are now fully in troll category and time for me to check out. Hope you had fun exploiting people who had good intentions and wanted to help a fellow cyclist.
06-24-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,256
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

There is obviously nothing wrong with the frame. ...

There is obviously nothing wrong with the frame. But perhaps Carbon is not the material for you and you should sell the bike. If this small mark is enough for you to question the frame, lose a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 10:08 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,036
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

With respect, no reputable school instructs it’s...

With respect, no reputable school instructs it’s mechanic trainees not to use a torque wrench under all reasonable situations. I assume you feel the same way about the aircraft mechanics servicing...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,207
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Actually, it's not so hard. Mainly go with...

Actually, it's not so hard. Mainly go with builders which have a good online reputation and been around for a while. I recently purchased a custom-painted Carbonda CFR 696 and it turned out to be...
06-16-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 10,079
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Myself and many others would consider Europe as...

Myself and many others would consider Europe as part of the West.
06-06-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,177
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Then why make the post in the first place other...

Then why make the post in the first place other than politics? Why was the photo taken with the rider and his **** eating grin other than politics? This whole thread is based on supporting a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,249
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

This will be drowned out by the usual panic...

This will be drowned out by the usual panic stricken carbon paranoid lunatics. It looks fine and is the least of your problems. Next time you go to a bike shop see if they have a cut end from a...
06-06-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,177
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Wears a helmet, without doing up the retention...

Wears a helmet, without doing up the retention step. So it's there purely for image purposes, hmm I wonder if there is theme here.
06-03-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,078
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

Considering that the Adventure Cycling...

Considering that the Adventure Cycling Association has compiled these routes and spent money and time to do this. Why not support the organization become a member and purchase the routes legally. ...
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