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06-29-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,573
Posted By livedarklions

Amazing how you would post this in a thread where...

Amazing how you would post this in a thread where you just described some people as "desperately deserving" to wipeout and savoring the schadenfreude when they do. I swear, freaking half of the posts...
06-29-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 339
Posted By livedarklions

Sounds more like a Won'tlier than a Wilier.

Sounds more like a Won'tlier than a Wilier.
06-29-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,573
Posted By indyfabz

Unfortunately, the points you make have been, and...

Unfortunately, the points you make have been, and will continue to be, lost on many.

And your observation kind of links into my post in #21 above. I guess the desire was to include several hot...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,097
Posted By Racing Dan

The real danger is when this garbage gets in...

The real danger is when this garbage gets in general circulation and eventually enters the 2nd hand market. Someone not knowing to look for a hook or even knowing "normal" rims has hooks, will mount...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By WhyFi

I'm just thinking that a lot of people went...

I'm just thinking that a lot of people went tubeless to get away from Gatorskins! :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 453
Posted By Troul

is the required sealant going to be a bag of...

is the required sealant going to be a bag of concrete?
06-11-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,809
Posted By Mojo31

Neither. Save the coins for the better bike...

Neither. Save the coins for the better bike you’ll inevitably want.
05-21-22, 05:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By KerryIrons

Not familiar with your particular shoe but I had...

Not familiar with your particular shoe but I had this issue on a pair of shoes once and I just snipped the tongue in a couple of places so it could splay out and not focus the force on the center of...
05-20-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,962
Posted By livedarklions

Seriously. I didn't question the bill for my...

Seriously. I didn't question the bill for my share of the Jewish Space Laser. I just paid it because it was signed by George Soros.

(I believe being Jewish licenses me to make that joke.)
05-20-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,324
Posted By rivers

It's be about 10 months since I posted this...

It's be about 10 months since I posted this thread, and I have finally gotten around to installing a 2 x mullet drivetrain on my gravel bike. I have a 46/30 chainset in the front and an 11-42 in the...
05-20-22, 05:20 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,962
Posted By livedarklions

Must be nice to live in a country where you...

Must be nice to live in a country where you aren't subject to such fraud attempts daily. We're routinely bombarded with scam communications supposedly from large corporations pretty constantly. You'd...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,105
Posted By indyfabz

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBz3PqA2Fmc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tBz3PqA2Fmc
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,105
Posted By WhyFi

So when someone cites an off-the-wall absurdity...

So when someone cites an off-the-wall absurdity as an excuse, we're supposed to swallow it because they've ridden more miles than us? I might buy your line of reasoning, but you're going to have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,105
Posted By WhyFi

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
05-12-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,555
Posted By tyrion

An integrated braking/shifting lever designed for...

An integrated braking/shifting lever designed for gravel roads will referred to as a grifter™.
05-11-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,555
Posted By Rolla

Plus, "inner tube" is redundant -- there are no...

Plus, "inner tube" is redundant -- there are no "outer tubes."
05-11-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,555
Posted By Rolla

The technical term is Spoke Tucking Device, or...

The technical term is Spoke Tucking Device, or STD.
05-11-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,555
Posted By mstateglfr

You get a pass because you live under the Queen's...

You get a pass because you live under the Queen's rule.
- If anyone from Iowa ever said 'bidon', I would stare thru them in disgust with the heat of a million suns.
- If someone with a British...
05-11-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 889
Posted By Koyote

So far, this bike ain't getting a whole lotta...

So far, this bike ain't getting a whole lotta love.
05-11-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,555
Posted By Rolla

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/400x600/p_800x1200_highplainsdrifter_en_040418_3802070699_f0c61a84a581b435b9332ad5525b8bf1ab5baeb3.jpg
05-11-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,555
Posted By mstateglfr

Yeah, I figured 'brifter' started back when STI...

Yeah, I figured 'brifter' started back when STI shifters were new to road bikes. Half of a brand's offerings had STI shifting and half had downtube shifting with dedicated brake levers. Why its...
05-10-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,555
Posted By dgodave

I dont think thats a "grupetto".

I dont think thats a "grupetto".
05-09-22, 10:00 PM
05-09-22, 07:24 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,555
Posted By Rolla

What’s wrong with just calling them “gravel...

What’s wrong with just calling them “gravel rides”?

We don’t call road rides “road ramblers,” or mountain bike rides “mountain munchers.”

:)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-22, 01:25 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,368
Posted By smashndash

This isn't true anymore. Disc brakes, electronic...

This isn't true anymore. Disc brakes, electronic groupsets, aero framesets, integrated cables and the switch to tubeless clinchers have each added weight to the archetypal UCI race bike. If you watch...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-22, 10:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,613
Posted By tomato coupe

9 hours later ...

9 hours later ...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,613
Posted By Koyote

You want to "go off" on riders because they pull...

You want to "go off" on riders because they pull too much?

Please send me the details on your group ride. I will gladly take your place.
04-28-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,998
Posted By jadmt

anybody ever tried to pay with live chickens?

anybody ever tried to pay with live chickens?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,368
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I have to replace my pads every mile! It's $800...

I have to replace my pads every mile! It's $800 per pad, where are you getting deals like that?
04-27-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 1,998
Posted By dsaul

People still write checks?

People still write checks?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,368
Posted By WhyFi

Both of these figures wildly differ from my...

Both of these figures wildly differ from my experience.
04-27-22, 12:41 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,587
Posted By Leinster

Nobody wants to transform the USA into the...

Nobody wants to transform the USA into the Netherlands, but carrying on with the existing car-dependent infrastructure in cities and suburbs is a terrible model economically, socially, health-wise,...
04-26-22, 09:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 696
Posted By Korina

Nice bike, but it really grinds my gears when...

Nice bike, but it really grinds my gears when they call step-thrus "women's" bikes. Plenty of men would benefit from a step-thru; last month I saw an older man on his Liv, and he loved it. /rant
04-22-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,587
Posted By billridesbikes

This is actually a car culture argument to keep...

This is actually a car culture argument to keep the status quo as is. "All safety problems are caused by drivers (being drunk, on cell phones, dancing to Taylor Swift, etc.) or cyclists 'swerving' or...
04-22-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,587
Posted By genejockey

Two things can both be problematic. They're not...

Two things can both be problematic. They're not mutually exclusive.
04-22-22, 11:28 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,587
Posted By WhyFi

Ugh - it's so dumb. I forget why, but I needed to...

Ugh - it's so dumb. I forget why, but I needed to rent a vehicle and ended up with an SUV. It was a blocky, wanna-be macho ****er and it sucked. The worst visibility that I've experienced and it...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-22, 08:09 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,885
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Lighter wheels accelerate faster, which can be...

Lighter wheels accelerate faster, which can be noticable. Unless you're riding up steep hills and nothing else it won't make much difference in terms of overall speed. It depends what you value and...
04-21-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,587
Posted By genejockey

Not mentioned in the article, but have you...

Not mentioned in the article, but have you noticed how much taller, squarer, and (for want of a better term) more brutal-looking the front ends of pickup trucks have become? This makes it ever...
04-21-22, 03:47 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,587
Posted By genejockey

Mostly, prioritizing motor vehicle traffic flow...

Mostly, prioritizing motor vehicle traffic flow higher than the safety of pedestrians and cyclists when designing streets and roads. Also, things like buying more SUVs than cars.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-22, 02:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,885
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Amen! Exactly what I am hoping for when I ordered...

Amen! Exactly what I am hoping for when I ordered the wheels pictured above.
04-18-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,052
Posted By ColoFatherOf3

Well, it ended up taking 6 1/2 months instead of...

Well, it ended up taking 6 1/2 months instead of 6, but I finally got my new bike. Picked it up the day before Easter. I took it out for its first ride on Easter Sunday afternoon and it was...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,657
Posted By WhyFi

If you're primarily after a more supple ride and...

If you're primarily after a more supple ride and lower pressures, the first thing I'd do is lower your pressure - you're running a little high for 28s and your weight, IMO. Start there, then...
03-31-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 176
Views: 4,668
Posted By WhyFi

It's hard to argue against such a well...

It's hard to argue against such a well thought-out and articulated point. Chapeau.
03-26-22, 07:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,290
Posted By Koyote

Maybe I'm doing it wrong, but I just wipe off the...

Maybe I'm doing it wrong, but I just wipe off the rim with a couple wadded up paper towels, then mount the new tire.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-19-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 5,874
Posted By surak

Don't click if you don't want to know the results...

Don't click if you don't want to know the results from today's Milan-San Remo (first major road race win with a dropper post?):
Milan-San Remo: Dropper post was Matej Mohoricís secret weapon on...
03-11-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,337
Posted By Koyote

If I'm affluent enough to accumulate stuff to the...

If I'm affluent enough to accumulate stuff to the point that it's a problem, I'm affluent enough to give that stuff away to younger/poorer cyclists. People helped me that way, so I'm just passing it...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-11-22, 06:56 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,680
Posted By phrantic09

Right, but youíre projecting that you think...

Right, but youíre projecting that you think people on 12k bikes that arenít super fit / pro level look like dicks.

I know plenty of people with 10+k s-works and Pinarellos that Iím faster than,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-10-22, 02:45 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,680
Posted By WhyFi

Okay then, so answer the question: what is "doing...

Okay then, so answer the question: what is "doing it justice" and why is it needed for this bike vs other, less expensive bikes built for the same purpose? Does one need to present a recent,...
03-10-22, 02:24 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,337
Posted By burnthesheep

+3 internets for you for the reference......love...

+3 internets for you for the reference......love it.
03-10-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,337
Posted By dedhed

Unless you have LOTS of deductions, the 2018 tax...

Unless you have LOTS of deductions, the 2018 tax law changes make charitable donations a no start for normal people.
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