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Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-19, 01:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 55
Posted By znomit

Have you got any idea what that thing weighs?

Have you got any idea what that thing weighs?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,411
Posted By znomit

This is true, however I find if I use slow fat...

This is true, however I find if I use slow fat tyres I'll often take the scenic river path home, which takes longer.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 04:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 789
Posted By znomit

https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=As...

https://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Asplosion

Not to be confused with assplosion.
10-15-19, 03:16 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 908
Posted By znomit

If it can zoom the map using less than 132 button...

If it can zoom the map using less than 132 button presses while needing to switch hands 4 times, it just might be more useful than my garmin 520 (though I still think the etrex 20+ is the best cheap...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 11:21 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,411
Posted By znomit

By choosing the lower rolling resistance tyre in...

By choosing the lower rolling resistance tyre in real world terms it means that your coefficient of flats has increased by a ratio of 1.5/1.2. The average moving speed improvements are more than...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 03:33 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 961
Posted By znomit

Keep going ...

Keep going
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/0/06/Spinal_Tap_-_Up_to_Eleven.jpg
10-13-19, 11:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 283
Posted By znomit

+1 Also it's easily adjustable up and down to...

+1
Also it's easily adjustable up and down to point exactly where you need it.
Replies: 4
Views: 446
Posted By znomit

Haven't been able to map out a 600km course with...

Haven't been able to map out a 600km course with that much up and down.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,831
Posted By znomit

I especially like how he totally glossed over the...

I especially like how he totally glossed over the importance of getting the top bolt tension correct.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,831
Posted By znomit

I'm guessing a crabon tube that maybe needs a...

I'm guessing a crabon tube that maybe needs a compression plug is heavier than an alooooominum tube with a star nut.

For years I ran a MTB without a top cap or star nut because the steerer tube...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 02:56 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,831
Posted By znomit

Since you're 5... The grown ups that built...

Since you're 5...

The grown ups that built the bike probably know what they were doing
You're going to outgrow that bike in 6 weeks anyway so time to buy another.
If you have a torque wrench...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-19, 06:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 652
Posted By znomit

I got in a good 18km, (and an ice cream)with my...

I got in a good 18km, (and an ice cream)with my youngest today. It's her longest ride and pretty good for an 8 year old.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-19, 03:27 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,010
Posted By znomit

It is harder if you're riding in a group though....

It is harder if you're riding in a group though. Changing to the cheaper tyres might help as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 762
Posted By znomit

200 km rando yesterday. I was organising and due...

200 km rando yesterday. I was organising and due to some technical difficulties didn't realise there were 3 other entrants until Friday night. Cold ride with most of it around 6C, and 2000m climbing...
08-24-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,079
Posted By znomit

K-lite had one for a while but he discontinued...

K-lite had one for a while but he discontinued them. If it will run while charging then you can use one of the dyno -> usb gadgets.
08-22-19, 04:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,977
Posted By znomit

My Garmin edge 500 has spent a bit of time...

My Garmin edge 500 has spent a bit of time monitoring the temperature in my nursery and my kegerator. Gets really good battery life with the GPS off.
08-17-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,184
Posted By znomit

Probably a good place to start is the IQ-X E, you...

Probably a good place to start is the IQ-X E, you need to check compatibility with your bosch system.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-19, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 515
Posted By znomit

It's just a chip, and it has a warranty. Would...

It's just a chip, and it has a warranty. Would make a good winter project for someone who won't mind not riding in the summer.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-19, 06:27 AM
Replies: 18,873
Views: 3,805,940
Posted By znomit

Went nuts tonight. Castelli long sleeve...

Went nuts tonight.

Castelli long sleeve summer jersey
Superleggra vest
X-Tools socket set
Park tools shop apron (actually mostly for woodworking)
Orders padded out with socks and zip ties for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 09:54 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 23,026
Posted By znomit

They have to be quiet because the sonic waves...

They have to be quiet because the sonic waves from a noisy hub will crack the titanium welds. The solution is to always keep pedalling of course. The numerous reports of Ti failures are due to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 11:47 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,716
Posted By znomit

Thats only true if hes pedalling in circles.

Thats only true if hes pedalling in circles.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 10:11 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,716
Posted By znomit

Bones are heavy. How many ribs do you really need?

Bones are heavy. How many ribs do you really need?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 03:52 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,716
Posted By znomit

Teeth. Teeth are heavy. You need a couple to pop...

Teeth. Teeth are heavy. You need a couple to pop open your bottle valve and rip open a gel but the rest are just dead weight.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-19, 06:55 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 810
Posted By znomit

Might be time to change the short rear shift...

Might be time to change the short rear shift cable housing.
Replies: 56
Views: 6,302
Posted By znomit

Elite Maxicorsa bottles are 950ml and work really...

Elite Maxicorsa bottles are 950ml and work really well.
https://www.wiggle.co.nz/elite-maxicorsa-950ml-water-bottle/
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 03:44 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 20,285
Posted By znomit

You really want to hang about 20ft in front of...

You really want to hang about 20ft in front of the peloton just to reinforce what a bunch of losers they really are.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 03:09 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,716
Posted By znomit

:50: ...

:50:
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/2/28/Radiometer_9965_Nevit.gif/500px-Radiometer_9965_Nevit.gif
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-19, 04:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,958
Posted By znomit

That's way too much pressure. At your weight you...

That's way too much pressure. At your weight you should be around 85PSI (on 23c tyres)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 01:56 AM
Replies: 209
Views: 17,716
Posted By znomit

This is great advice. I'll add you can buy the...

This is great advice. I'll add you can buy the roading company and get them to put smoother asphalt on your favourite routes. That should run you $30-40million but worth 1mph so why wouldn't you?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 12:37 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,569
Posted By znomit

So... clips or flats?

So... clips or flats?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-19, 04:03 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 28,272
Posted By znomit

Toe overlap must be terrible in clown shoes.

Toe overlap must be terrible in clown shoes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-19, 02:39 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 22,409
Posted By znomit

The guy that phones Taiwan and say "design us a...

The guy that phones Taiwan and say "design us a new frame" in house artisan frame scientists have been told to bulk up the downtube and create cutouts for the incoming flood of battery bikes, so the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-19, 08:30 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 28,272
Posted By znomit

It's here already for me. I'M SO EXCITED.

It's here already for me. I'M SO EXCITED.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,621
Posted By znomit

I was gonna say I hadn't seen such tiny...

I was gonna say I hadn't seen such tiny thumbnails since 2004...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-19, 03:22 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 22,409
Posted By znomit

I have a loose relationship with many shops. I'll...

I have a loose relationship with many shops. I'll get a much better price in 12 months.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 10:44 PM
Replies: 220
Views: 20,285
Posted By znomit

Think of every bike accident you've had, add...

Think of every bike accident you've had, add 10mph to the impact speed and 30lb to your weight. It doesn't look good for the future.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 10:01 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 22,409
Posted By znomit

Nobody! That's my beef, hydro has really...

Nobody! That's my beef, hydro has really increased the cost. I at least expect mechanical Ultegra at that price point.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 22,409
Posted By znomit

105 SL5 looks great, at that price I want a...

105 SL5 looks great, at that price I want a computer shifting for me though.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,185
Posted By znomit

Those things weigh like half a gram, of course...

Those things weigh like half a gram, of course I'm gonna cut them off!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 28,272
Posted By znomit

There you have it. 1x is for people who can't...

There you have it. 1x is for people who can't remember to put the chain on the big ring for the photo shoot.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-19, 02:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,205
Posted By znomit

If you're not watching it live (and why wouldn't...

If you're not watching it live (and why wouldn't you be?), you're not dedicated enough to be reading such a cool magazine.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 335
Views: 28,272
Posted By znomit

Yeah, thats too big as it is for the trash bin...

Yeah, thats too big as it is for the trash bin (when you upgrade to a Madone), but the tubes should spontaneously crack and then it will fit no problems.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-19, 02:18 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 28,272
Posted By znomit

You could put a more compliant spring in the...

You could put a more compliant spring in the future shock, should improve the ride (hey, if it's a make believe bike I don't see why you can't have future shock on a Trek).
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-19, 03:43 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,205
Posted By znomit

Yesterday.

Yesterday.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-19, 02:16 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 28,272
Posted By znomit

You might when you drop a few more pounds.

You might when you drop a few more pounds.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-19, 09:15 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,682
Posted By znomit

It was a demo model with caviar stains on the...

It was a demo model with caviar stains on the saddle and bar tape.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,682
Posted By znomit

So that's what the fishy smell in this thread is!

So that's what the fishy smell in this thread is!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-19, 08:52 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 17,682
Posted By znomit

It was a demo model.

It was a demo model.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-19, 05:20 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,758
Posted By znomit

Wow, look at all that stuff you're getting pretty...

Wow, look at all that stuff you're getting pretty much for free with a built up bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-19, 12:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,098
Posted By znomit

That's great you've improved your technique, but...

That's great you've improved your technique, but a bottom bracket shouldn't squeak, regardless of technique.
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