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Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-13, 12:48 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,345
Posted By Commodus

/facepalm I can't believe I got sucked into...

/facepalm

I can't believe I got sucked into having a debate on BF that required people to actually read what was written. My mistake I guess.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-13, 12:44 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,345
Posted By Commodus

lol? That's exactly my point.

lol? That's exactly my point.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-13, 12:32 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,345
Posted By Commodus

You're making two points here, and neither is...

You're making two points here, and neither is accurate. To forward an argument does not immediately reduce both positions to triviality. One of us could be 'right' and the other can be 'wrong' -...
06-17-13, 11:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,372
Posted By Commodus

I think you're missing a smiley here.

I think you're missing a smiley here.
06-17-13, 11:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 974
Posted By Commodus

Hey a kid died...let's call into question his...

Hey a kid died...let's call into question his competence and indulge in a little victim blaming eh? Oh, don't forget to get in a smug word about how much smarter and better you are than them.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-13, 10:47 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,345
Posted By Commodus

No, I understand, I just disagree. I think that...

No, I understand, I just disagree. I think that some of these sports have less merit than others. It's not just a matter of opinion.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-13, 10:03 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,670
Posted By Commodus

This took YEARS??!!!

This took YEARS??!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-13, 09:17 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-13, 09:15 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,345
Posted By Commodus

Well I don't think it makes much sense to fixate...

Well I don't think it makes much sense to fixate on the equipment...and most of the developed world has sorted the issue of 'hospital bills' long ago. So I can't really get behind these criticisms,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-13, 08:46 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,345
Posted By Commodus

I think it's possible to think something is...

I think it's possible to think something is stupid while appreciating that it's difficult. I mean it's hard to be a pro baseball player too, but fercrissakes, try and watch a game sometimes. Those...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-13, 09:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,756
Posted By Commodus

At 259, I think you'll be happier with the...

At 259, I think you'll be happier with the largest tires possible.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-13, 08:56 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,251
Posted By Commodus

Bit of grinding required, but if money's tight...

Bit of grinding required, but if money's tight it's worth a shot.

Somebody said a hose clamp and JB Weld and I know it was meant to be a joke, but...honestly, that's not the worst idea I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-13, 08:53 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,593
Posted By Commodus

Shimano RS80 C24s and Vittoria Diamante Pro...

Shimano RS80 C24s and Vittoria Diamante Pro Radiales. No tools required.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-13, 08:07 PM
Replies: 969
Views: 29,672
Posted By Commodus

If you're racing, your equipment doesn't matter...

If you're racing, your equipment doesn't matter unless it breaks.

If you're not, you can assign any value to your bike stuff you like. If you like shiny things, buy 'em, nobody gives a crap so...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-13, 08:04 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,345
Posted By Commodus

Well if you're crashing someone else's party I...

Well if you're crashing someone else's party I guess you have two choices: kill it, have fun, make everyone suffer/blow yourself up and laugh about it with your mates at the pub after; or play nice,...
Forum: Commuting
06-16-13, 11:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,120
Posted By Commodus

There's a certain kind of snow that I can't ride...

There's a certain kind of snow that I can't ride in. It's like wet and packable. I try every year but it never works.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-13, 11:46 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,061
Posted By Commodus

:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-13, 01:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,957
Posted By Commodus

:lol: there's nothing funnier than a...

:lol:

there's nothing funnier than a driver's revenge fantasy. there's just something hilarious about the combination of ignorance and impotence.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-13, 11:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 974
Posted By Commodus

Er? I'm but a lowly cat 4 packfill wannabe, and...

Er? I'm but a lowly cat 4 packfill wannabe, and I've worn out many, many tires and pushed the traction limit on all of them. Sometimes to my own detriment...

I second the recommendation for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-13, 10:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,957
Posted By Commodus

:lol: :lol: :lol: nailed it?

:lol: :lol: :lol:

nailed it?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-13, 10:41 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,957
Posted By Commodus

I do it all the time. Drivers can get stuffed.

I do it all the time. Drivers can get stuffed.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-13, 01:16 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,440
Posted By Commodus

I know. That's why I go 80 km/h.

I know. That's why I go 80 km/h.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-13, 11:13 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 5,440
Posted By Commodus

80km/h. I don't like going that fast really. ...

80km/h. I don't like going that fast really. There's no training benefit and a fall is very dangerous. But, I don't want to drag my brakes for 10kms either.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-13, 10:09 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,864
Posted By Commodus

Legs. Only in the legs. If I'm going very, very...

Legs. Only in the legs. If I'm going very, very hard I can get my lungs to burn, but usually not while climbing - my legs will give out first. The rest of my body is very relaxed, generally,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-13, 08:12 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,121
Posted By Commodus

uh...yea, but if you think you're a pedestrian...

uh...yea, but if you think you're a pedestrian while cycling you don't seem to understand the 'spirit' of the laws at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-13, 08:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 4,292
Posted By Commodus

/point :lol: seriously though yea just...

/point

:lol:

seriously though yea just about everyone's done that.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-13, 08:07 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,864
Posted By Commodus

No! None of me hurts while I'm climbing except...

No! None of me hurts while I'm climbing except for my legs. In the early season when I'm climbing out of the saddle I can get a bit of lower back pain, but I think that's just from a weak core...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-13, 02:53 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 4,121
Posted By Commodus

It's not really a matter of opinion.

It's not really a matter of opinion.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-13, 02:17 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,864
Posted By Commodus

I think that's the wrong kind of pain.

I think that's the wrong kind of pain.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-13, 12:47 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,864
Posted By Commodus

Wow I would hate climbing too if my whole body...

Wow I would hate climbing too if my whole body started hurting. Stabbing pains? Headaches? Something's amiss here.
06-11-13, 10:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 673
Posted By Commodus

They're like those silly signs that say things...

They're like those silly signs that say things like "right turning traffic must yield to pedestrians in crosswalks". They don't really say anything that everybody shouldn't already know, but people...
Forum: Commuting
06-11-13, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 611
Posted By Commodus

I hate wet socks too, and searched for a long...

I hate wet socks too, and searched for a long time for a solution...never did find anything that really worked. I finally just went with really well vented shoes, so that once the rain stops...
Forum: Commuting
06-11-13, 09:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,164
Posted By Commodus

It's amazing that you're defending these actions....

It's amazing that you're defending these actions. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-13, 10:40 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,083
Posted By Commodus

Suit your gearing to your current strength, not...

Suit your gearing to your current strength, not your future. You have to ride the thing now.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-13, 03:36 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,679
Posted By Commodus

Obviously, but that has nothing to do with the...

Obviously, but that has nothing to do with the comment I was replying to. "I'm saying people just don't buy wool for summer use..."

Some people do. Just not those who live in...wherever these...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-13, 02:06 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,679
Posted By Commodus

? Light, short-sleeved wool is extremely common....

? Light, short-sleeved wool is extremely common.

I don't know what point you're trying to prove here...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-13, 11:51 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,684
Posted By Commodus

I definitely agree with this, it's still pretty...

I definitely agree with this, it's still pretty scary tho. One time I think the only reason I stayed up is because I basically bounced off this enormous sprinter type beside me.
Forum: Commuting
06-07-13, 11:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,700
Posted By Commodus

I just ride. As others have said, if I'm really...

I just ride. As others have said, if I'm really too sick to ride 15 kms slowly, I'm way too sick to go to work.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-13, 09:28 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,122
Posted By Commodus

Beer, of course.

Beer, of course.
06-07-13, 09:20 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,061
Posted By Commodus

what an awful attitude.

what an awful attitude.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-13, 03:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 11,801
Posted By Commodus

Maybe AIRo bars? :lol: Anyways, yes I do it...

Maybe AIRo bars? :lol:

Anyways, yes I do it sometimes. It's good way to tell if your fit is good, in my opinion. You should be able to pull this off if everything is dialled in.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-13, 03:18 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,684
Posted By Commodus

Hmm, yea that's definitely a good point... ...

Hmm, yea that's definitely a good point...

Our group has to deal with areas of heavy traffic in between our favoured spots, so maybe everyone is just a bit more nervous due to the constant danger...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-13, 03:04 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,684
Posted By Commodus

You're Cat 3 and you've really never been in an...

You're Cat 3 and you've really never been in an accident caused by someone running into you from behind when you had to brake for something unexpectedly?

I have had this experience...but I am only...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-13, 02:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,679
Posted By Commodus

Some guys in my rando club said that the only...

Some guys in my rando club said that the only time wool let them down is when they went for a 1200 way down in...I want to say Georgia, but I'm not certain...anyways, the humidity was really high and...
Forum: Commuting
06-06-13, 02:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,347
Posted By Commodus

I'd probably take my sweetie out for dinner...

I'd probably take my sweetie out for dinner...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-13, 01:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,139
Posted By Commodus

Spirit level? You're overthinking this. Just...

Spirit level? You're overthinking this. Just eyeball it and ride the thing. If you get it wrong your arse will tell you.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-13, 01:51 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,684
Posted By Commodus

My local club ride is made up of experienced...

My local club ride is made up of experienced racers, and when a rookie shows up he's given special mentoring and consideration. And yea, I'm serious.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-13, 01:10 PM
Replies: 161
Views: 6,684
Posted By Commodus

Some day you'll have a bad crash and maybe you'll...

Some day you'll have a bad crash and maybe you'll understand that drafting/pacelines on public roads are best done with folks you know and trust.

Til then, good luck.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-13, 12:56 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 5,492
Posted By Commodus

I agree, it's all in the asking.

I agree, it's all in the asking.
06-06-13, 09:21 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 5,061
Posted By Commodus

If you can't see a guy riding a bike right in...

If you can't see a guy riding a bike right in front of you in broad daylight you have a serious problem and should reconsider you choice to continue driving.

If you can't see a guy riding a bike...
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