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Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,394
Posted By Dirt Farmer

I like your old avatar better, seeds.

I like your old avatar better, seeds.
07-10-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,488
Posted By Dirt Farmer

That was very informative. Thank you.

That was very informative. Thank you.
07-06-19, 10:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 547
Posted By Dirt Farmer

I've gotten several replacement bite valves from...

I've gotten several replacement bite valves from them over the years, for free, no questions asked.

Great customer service.
06-24-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 17,778
Posted By Dirt Farmer

This for the win! I only ride MUP's if it is...

This for the win!

I only ride MUP's if it is positively, absolutely the last viable option to get from point A to point B, even if there are points C, D, and F involved.
06-23-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,288
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Or any other MKS pedals. They are great!

Or any other MKS pedals. They are great!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,198
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Only when I see someone with a grossly too short...

Only when I see someone with a grossly too short saddle height. Nothing more.
06-22-19, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 825
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Can we leave the fat lecturing out? The guy just...

Can we leave the fat lecturing out? The guy just wants to ride.
Forum: Foo
06-20-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,541
Posted By Dirt Farmer

The saddest song you've heard

Sorry to be a buzzkill today, but I'll start.

Dave Alvin - The Man In The Bed.

I cry whenever I hear this and think of my Dad.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-_Yi88Xzqsc
Forum: Foo
06-19-19, 10:03 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 23,985
Posted By Dirt Farmer

What, no Tosh?? ...

What, no Tosh??

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABc8ciT5QLs
06-17-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,218
Posted By Dirt Farmer

I just rinse mine out with hot water immediately...

I just rinse mine out with hot water immediately after a ride.

I use denture cleaning tablets for my Camelbak reservoir, however.
06-16-19, 06:12 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 662
Posted By Dirt Farmer

When did Jamis start "making" bikes? I'd love to...

When did Jamis start "making" bikes? I'd love to see a vintage Jamis if they exist.
06-15-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 672
Posted By Dirt Farmer

https://darksky.net/app It will tell you, to...

https://darksky.net/app

It will tell you, to the minute, when rain will start. (It has occasionally been off by a minute or two, but it's damned accurate!)
06-15-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,917
Posted By Dirt Farmer

No change in diet whatsoever. I eat what I eat. ...

No change in diet whatsoever. I eat what I eat.

But I do drink coconut water before a ride, and carry SaltStick capsules (usually 2) on my ride that I consume with water. And packets of yellow...
06-14-19, 07:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,831
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Nice lugs (no, not nice jugs, or nice lungs, but...

Nice lugs (no, not nice jugs, or nice lungs, but nice lugs!)
06-13-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 572
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Livedarklions sock puppet?

Livedarklions sock puppet?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 03:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 8,146
Posted By Dirt Farmer

I'd have assumed he'd not changed a tube in at...

I'd have assumed he'd not changed a tube in at least 25 years. Ah, the joys of a road crew!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-19, 08:37 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 32,079
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Squirrels are squishy, true.

Squirrels are squishy, true.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-19, 08:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,033
Posted By Dirt Farmer

You have crystallized my thoughts eloquently!

You have crystallized my thoughts eloquently!
06-09-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 355
Posted By Dirt Farmer

You should post this question here: ...

You should post this question here:

https://www.bikeforums.net/united-kingdom/
Forum: Great Lakes
06-08-19, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,479
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Head west of town! The best riding, by far, is...

Head west of town! The best riding, by far, is west of town. Search www.ridewithgps.com for rides starting in or near Cross Plains, Blue Mounds, Mount Horeb, etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 845
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Where can I buy these from China for cents...

Where can I buy these from China for cents apiece? Link?

The Mr. Clean ones I use at home always disintegrate much too fast.

EDIT: Never mind, I see some on ePay.
06-01-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 4,933
Posted By Dirt Farmer

I use the Camelbak Podium Big Chill, as it's the...

I use the Camelbak Podium Big Chill, as it's the only one I've found that does not leak a little bit. All other bottles kept in my downtube bottle mount would leak just a little bit on longer rides.
05-30-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,430
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Really??!? Ride whatever you find most...

Really??!? Ride whatever you find most comfortable. Mountain bike shorts will be fine.
05-26-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,704
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Goop clearly espouses its clothes stain cleaning...

Goop clearly espouses its clothes stain cleaning capabilities right on the package.
05-26-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 568
Posted By Dirt Farmer

70 mile (2506 elevation gain) loop today. Pretty...

70 mile (2506 elevation gain) loop today. Pretty brutal on the last 8-10 miles, as it's only my second ride of the Spring after a Winter of getting fat.

But I'll get in biking shape quickly.
05-26-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,704
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Yes, this works very well.

Yes, this works very well.
05-23-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 22,204
Posted By Dirt Farmer

I don't know where/how you guys ride, but I've...

I don't know where/how you guys ride, but I've never had to degrease or "clean" a chain in my life! Just wipe down with a clean rag after each ride and apply lube when needed. My chains have looked...
05-22-19, 07:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 938
Posted By Dirt Farmer

This is the only answer.

This is the only answer.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,089
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Lemon Lime Gatorade with SaltStick capsules. Oh,...

Lemon Lime Gatorade with SaltStick capsules. Oh, and mustard packets for cramping.
05-19-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 12,285
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Hmmm, the OP has not posted here since 05/12. I...

Hmmm, the OP has not posted here since 05/12. I wonder if he slyly made whatever point he was trying to make?
05-17-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,552
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Only if I shart. Otherwise, in the washer she...

Only if I shart. Otherwise, in the washer she goes! Thankfully I've only sharted once in my life.
05-15-19, 09:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 529
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Did they engage in any frivolous lawsuits while...

Did they engage in any frivolous lawsuits while you were there?
05-13-19, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 426
Posted By Dirt Farmer

I'm a sucker for Giant bikes, but that's just me....

I'm a sucker for Giant bikes, but that's just me. Don't own one now, but have in the past, and they were great!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,167
Posted By Dirt Farmer

This. I'm 225 and they've been great.

This. I'm 225 and they've been great.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-19, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 816
Posted By Dirt Farmer

First pair of mountain biking shoes I ever owned...

First pair of mountain biking shoes I ever owned were Lake. Loved them! I'd not hesitate to get road shoes (if I could find them locally for less than my also beloved Bontrager shoes)
04-29-19, 05:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Most bike stores sell these, which are fine. Not...

Most bike stores sell these, which are fine. Not black, though, which is probably for the best when riding on hot, sunny, Summer days.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 12,287
Posted By Dirt Farmer

If it's the Clif Bar with coconut in it (I forget...

If it's the Clif Bar with coconut in it (I forget the exact flavor), I can eat that til the cows come home.
04-28-19, 04:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,370
Posted By Dirt Farmer

For that price, one could safely assume QR.

For that price, one could safely assume QR.
04-27-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 363
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Post here, as many, many users there will chime...

Post here, as many, many users there will chime in:

https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage/
04-23-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,030
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Several years ago (4+) when I used to mountain...

Several years ago (4+) when I used to mountain bike, I was very, very pleased with the Bontrager tires I had. I'd poke around their website for a look-see. I would assume they are still pretty solid...
04-23-19, 06:36 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,341
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Yes, what an optical illusion!

Yes, what an optical illusion!
04-22-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 22,204
Posted By Dirt Farmer

By the way, this brand new Bontrager lube smells...

By the way, this brand new Bontrager lube smells Deee-lish!
04-21-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 657
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Jamis Renegade?...

Jamis Renegade? (https://www.jamisbikes.com/usa/renegadeseries.html)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-19, 07:18 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,304
Posted By Dirt Farmer

I just upgraded to a carbon seatpost, but other...

I just upgraded to a carbon seatpost, but other than that, life's a breeze!
Forum: Great Lakes
04-21-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 991
Views: 99,545
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Madison, Wisconsin. Great road riding west of...

Madison, Wisconsin. Great road riding west of town in the Driftless Region!
04-21-19, 07:07 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 397
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Use carbon paste in a pinch for cleat screws?

I just realized I'm out of Park Took standard grease. Can I use carbon paste for pedal cleat screws? I also have blue loctite on hand. Or shall I just wait a day or two until I replenish some...
04-16-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 208
Views: 22,204
Posted By Dirt Farmer

I just bought a brand new Bontrager carbon...

I just bought a brand new Bontrager carbon seatpost, and figured since I was in the Trek store, I'd buy some Bontrager chain lube. It's still so brand new, you cannot even find it mentioned on...
04-12-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 2,902
Posted By Dirt Farmer

I'm a baby eater, but not boomer.

I'm a baby eater, but not boomer.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2,591
Views: 612,392
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Any known deals for carbon seatposts?

Any known deals for carbon seatposts?
04-08-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3,875
Views: 503,976
Posted By Dirt Farmer

Anything doing on carbon seatposts?

Anything doing on carbon seatposts?
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