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Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-17, 06:23 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 800
Posted By velociraptor

I used to have this problem... frustrating as...

I used to have this problem... frustrating as hell. Tried lubing it, replaced the battery, incantations, spells & prayers – no luck and it continued becoming more unreliable.

Finally called Garmin...
02-08-17, 09:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,909
Posted By velociraptor

I dusted off an old 2000 Kona that I used for...

I dusted off an old 2000 Kona that I used for dirt jumping in my younger (and braver) days...

I just put slicks and some cheap mechanical disks from eBay on it and now it's found new life as the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-17, 06:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 16,110
Posted By velociraptor

lsberrios1 Sagan used a metallic gold...

lsberrios1

Sagan used a metallic gold sharpie...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-17, 12:29 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 5,122
Posted By velociraptor

I never realized this was a thing. Guess I...

I never realized this was a thing.

Guess I don't spend enough time on BF.

Not.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-17, 05:21 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,640,810
Posted By velociraptor

:foo:

:foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-17, 06:52 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,640,810
Posted By velociraptor

The poor condition of the frame's paint makes it...

The poor condition of the frame's paint makes it a 'not' for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-17, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,098
Posted By velociraptor

Agreed, I wouldn't worry about the weight... it's...

Agreed, I wouldn't worry about the weight... it's actually not as bad as you may think.

There are a variety of component upgrades you can invest in later on to bring the weight down if you find it...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-17, 11:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 6,098
Posted By velociraptor

Are you a new rider looking for an entry-level...

Are you a new rider looking for an entry-level bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-17, 05:19 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,640,810
Posted By velociraptor

Timeless Hot.

Timeless Hot.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-17, 05:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,976
Posted By velociraptor

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmen...

http://www.bikeforums.net/attachment.php?attachmentid=551232&stc=1&d=1485906919
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-17, 06:31 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,640,810
Posted By velociraptor

http://www.nikola-breznjak.com/blog/wp-content/upl...

http://www.nikola-breznjak.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/lateToTheParty.jpg

;)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-17, 05:42 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,164
Posted By velociraptor

What's wrong with the kid GPS? The Trax is...

What's wrong with the kid GPS?

The Trax is $99 for the device and then only $4 /month.

Pretty darn cheap if you ask me, it's very compact (can fit easily in a jersey pocket or saddle bag) – and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-17, 07:19 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,164
Posted By velociraptor

Kid GPS tracker might be something to look at?: ...

Kid GPS tracker might be something to look at?:

Best Kid Tracker 2017 - GPS Devices for Locating Your Child (http://www.tomsguide.com/us/best-gps-child-trackers,review-2884.html)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-17, 05:01 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 10,473
Posted By velociraptor

He talks about Synchro Shift at around 3:23: ...

He talks about Synchro Shift at around 3:23:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Il8XV61yLQ
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-17, 11:40 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 21,850
Posted By velociraptor

Back, center pocket. Perfect for rides up to...

Back, center pocket.

Perfect for rides up to 60mi.

If a ride is going to be longer, then I'll throw this under the seat in addition, with another tube, Co2 cartridges, boots, etc.:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-17, 09:13 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,640,810
Posted By velociraptor

WhyFi FTW. Let's leave it there guys, shall...

WhyFi FTW.

Let's leave it there guys, shall we?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-17, 09:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,417
Posted By velociraptor

Are you guys actually riding your bikes or...

Are you guys actually riding your bikes or putting them in a museum?

You do realize that nobody can see whether your frame is waxed or not when they're dropeing the hamer on you at 500w, right?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-17, 09:02 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,640,810
Posted By velociraptor

Oh please. :rolleyes:

Oh please. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-17, 08:55 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,640,810
Posted By velociraptor

Yes, I know I was stupid to challenge the status...

Yes, I know I was stupid to challenge the status quo of this thread as asserted by the 3 or 4 posters who live on it - My mistake!

Move along, nothing more to see here. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-17, 08:40 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,640,810
Posted By velociraptor

Oh dear, I think I may have upset the...

Oh dear, I think I may have upset the natives...:eek:

It's OK, I promise :)

http://wallpapercave.com/wp/UNtyyU0.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-17, 08:17 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,640,810
Posted By velociraptor

Oh silly me, I forgot that another name for the...

Oh silly me, I forgot that another name for the Road Cycling Forum is the Ridiculous Hyperbole Forum.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-17, 06:21 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,640,810
Posted By velociraptor

lolz to the people dissin' the free $4100 team...

lolz to the people dissin' the free $4100 team bike for the Cat 2 racer.

It's defacto hot BECAUSE it's a free $4100 team bike for a Cat 2 racer.
Replies: 34
Views: 8,633
Posted By velociraptor

Sad trombone...

Sad trombone...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-17, 04:39 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 21,850
Posted By velociraptor

Caddy Sack FTW.

Caddy Sack FTW.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-17, 11:36 AM
Replies: 13,159
Views: 361,979
Posted By velociraptor

Very nice... Just like my 5yr old daughter's...

Very nice... Just like my 5yr old daughter's room... except with Disney Princess Lego castles.

She spent about 8 uninterrupted hours on Christmas day working on the castle from Beauty & the Beast....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-17, 09:27 AM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,640,810
Posted By velociraptor

I see you're exercising the "Sagan Clause" to...

I see you're exercising the "Sagan Clause" to Rule #33:

http://www.velominati.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/CORVOS_00026002-011-800x613.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-17, 07:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 834
Posted By velociraptor

From warmup to sprint to endurance? Whoa,...

From warmup to sprint to endurance?

Whoa, I'm exhausted just thinking about that...

I just consider myself lucky when I can go straight from warmup to jelly donut.

And by "warmup" I usually...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-17, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,141
Posted By velociraptor

My understanding is that there's no weight limit....

My understanding is that there's no weight limit.

Which is fantastic for a Large-Marge like me.

If I wasn't already happy with my cheeseburgers for wheels, I'd be inclined to get a set.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-17, 06:48 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 8,385
Posted By velociraptor

Maybe I'm missing something here, but I haven't...

Maybe I'm missing something here, but I haven't yet read any explanation for why the brake hoses MUST be routed internally for the OP to make use of the free bar?

I mean, what did we all do with...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-17, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 779
Posted By velociraptor

I think you'll find that the correct answer is,...

I think you'll find that the correct answer is, in this forum, when your current shoes are no longer fashionable.

Are your current shoes still fashionable (e.g. lace-up and colored orange or...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-17, 07:37 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,965
Posted By velociraptor

Oh, I like the way you think! :thumb:

Oh, I like the way you think! :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-17, 07:25 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 21,850
Posted By velociraptor

The best saddle bag is the one that can not be...

The best saddle bag is the one that can not be seen.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-17, 07:20 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,965
Posted By velociraptor

Meh, so much trouble to spend such a...

Meh, so much trouble to spend such a disproportionately large amount of money... Just wear a Haynes t-shirt and some track shorts.

Walmart: $5.99

They'll even let you try them on before you...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-17, 10:27 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,640,810
Posted By velociraptor

lsberrios1 Your personal armada of excellent...

lsberrios1

Your personal armada of excellent bikes as exhibited throughout this thread are a true embarrassment of riches.

Don't mind the h8ers. They're just jelly. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-17, 04:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,284
Posted By velociraptor

Where did this info come from?

Where did this info come from?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-17, 08:10 PM
Replies: 27,281
Views: 5,640,810
Posted By velociraptor

Hands down, the hottest bike in this thread....

Hands down, the hottest bike in this thread. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-17, 01:14 PM
Replies: 13,159
Views: 361,979
Posted By velociraptor

Woodstock, GA

Woodstock, GA
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-17, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13,159
Views: 361,979
Posted By velociraptor

We got a little snow in our area this weekend, so...

We got a little snow in our area this weekend, so my Saturday bunch ride was cancelled. But I still managed to have some fun:
https://youtu.be/d9KJa4hXkVA
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-16, 04:39 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,832
Posted By velociraptor

https://youtu.be/nsUqfZP5fUQ

https://youtu.be/nsUqfZP5fUQ
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-16, 06:56 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,802
Posted By velociraptor

Didn't I already ask this question in this...

Didn't I already ask this question in this thread? Geez, a little originality puhleeze... :rolleyes:

BTW, "Back Up Barz" are so awesome! :Bike Snob NYC: Calling for Backup: Raising the Bar...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-16, 05:08 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,802
Posted By velociraptor

You guys better stop with your fat-shaming or...

You guys better stop with your fat-shaming or I'll be forced to sit on you.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-03-16, 05:05 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,802
Posted By velociraptor

Yes, but is it UCI legal? :foo:

Yes, but is it UCI legal? :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-16, 11:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,187
Posted By velociraptor

I ride outside in the winter. :p

I ride outside in the winter. :p
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-16, 01:04 PM
Replies: 10,095
Views: 250,672
Posted By velociraptor

Well, according to a consensus of three 90's-era...

Well, according to a consensus of three 90's-era goateed I.T. staffers, who are the only remaining people to actually *get excited* about MS announcements, they've decided to go full r e t a r...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-16, 05:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,935
Posted By velociraptor

I called your hyperbole so now you've raised me a...

I called your hyperbole so now you've raised me a false equivalence?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-16, 04:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,935
Posted By velociraptor

Come on now, I found it in literally 3 seconds:...

Come on now, I found it in literally 3 seconds: FAQ | Gran Fondo Hincapie (http://granfondohincapie.com/faq/)

*Edit: I see after posting that the FAQ has already been mentioned. Still, you can...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-16, 02:57 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,935
Posted By velociraptor

sour grapes |ˌsour ˈɡrāps| used to refer to an...

sour grapes
|ˌsour ˈɡrāps| used to refer to an attitude in which someone adopts a negative attitude to something because they cannot have it themselves.

- New Oxford American Dictionary
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-16, 02:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,935
Posted By velociraptor

Actually, just sounds like sour grapes.

Actually, just sounds like sour grapes.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-16, 02:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,935
Posted By velociraptor

Hyperbole much?

Hyperbole much?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-16, 01:27 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,935
Posted By velociraptor

http://www.zipp.com/_media/productreviews/NewCarbo...

http://www.zipp.com/_media/productreviews/NewCarbonClinchers.pdf

http://bikehugger.com/posts/opinion-carbon-clinchers-at-levis-gran-fondo/

And every week there's a new thread here about cheap...
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