Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: MinnMan
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 1.24 seconds.
10-22-21, 10:01 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 5,214
Posted By MinnMan

e tu, Colbrelli?...

e tu, Colbrelli? (https://www.cyclingnews.com/news/use-of-tizanidine-in-cycling-crosses-an-ethical-red-line-says-former-tour-de-france-doctor/)
10-22-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 94
Posted By MinnMan

(yawn) Tizanidine

(yawn)

Tizanidine
10-19-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,137
Posted By MinnMan

Lots of signings and stuff, and now also the...

Lots of signings and stuff, and now also the applications for World Tour teams. I'm kind of surprised that Alpecin Fenix hasn't applied to be a World Tour team. They certainly seem to have enough...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-21, 11:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 788
Posted By MinnMan

In my experience, I don't need my mouth covered...

In my experience, I don't need my mouth covered at +15 °F. If chapping is a problem, I recommend Carmex or similar.

I ride down to -10 °F and am generally comfortable down to 0*F. Probably I'd...
10-17-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,260
Posted By MinnMan

More drama at Movistar, but alas, maybe the end...

More drama at Movistar, but alas, maybe the end of the Netflix drama.OUTGOING DS JOSÉ LUIS ARRIETA IS CONSIDERING LEGAL ACTION AGAINST MOVISTAR
...
10-16-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,943
Posted By MinnMan

When I first read this, I took it to mean that...

When I first read this, I took it to mean that you and others also consider that there's something wrong with your senses of humor.

But then the thought appeared that you meant that you all agree...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 09:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 511
Posted By MinnMan

25 mm Gatorskins seem like a less than optimal...

25 mm Gatorskins seem like a less than optimal choice for gravel. But apart from the standard ragging on Gatorskins, if you're running 25s already, that should be fine for the road. I'm not sure...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,758
Posted By MinnMan

Half off for an as-new bike? Seems high. And...

Half off for an as-new bike? Seems high. And definitely not the working model of The Pro's Closet.

(Here's the first one I saw on Pro's Closet page today. 2020 Pinarello for $2833...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-21, 11:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,758
Posted By MinnMan

Agree with spelger that your defensive come-backs...

Agree with spelger that your defensive come-backs indicate you've already made up your mind.

I'm not sure why entry-level bikes cost $5k now in Israel, as you indicate. I think an entry level...
10-11-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,943
Posted By MinnMan

I'm beginning to think that there's something...

I'm beginning to think that there's something wrong with my sense of humor.
10-11-21, 01:25 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,943
Posted By MinnMan

He's not going to win any awards for cyclist-fan...

He's not going to win any awards for cyclist-fan bonhomie, but this comparison isn't fair. The opi-omi lady was negligent at best. He lost control of his bike under tricky circumstances.
10-09-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,943
Posted By MinnMan

brang. brought.

brang. brought.
10-09-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,943
Posted By MinnMan

reasonable, but as it turns out, not accurate.

reasonable, but as it turns out, not accurate.
10-07-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,943
Posted By MinnMan

Back to racing indeed. Il Lombardia this weekend...

Back to racing indeed. Il Lombardia this weekend promises to be intense. the last monument.

And I'm wondering whether Pogacar is going to bring it or if Evenepoel is going to find a bit of...
10-07-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,943
Posted By MinnMan

There are many forms of courtesy. Give it a...

There are many forms of courtesy.

Give it a rest.
10-06-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,943
Posted By MinnMan

Excellent use of the passive aggressive.

Excellent use of the passive aggressive.
10-05-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,943
Posted By MinnMan

I agree, though I'd say that Remco has it worse.

I agree, though I'd say that Remco has it worse.
10-04-21, 05:29 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,943
Posted By MinnMan

Sorry, but if you haven't watched it yet and...

Sorry, but if you haven't watched it yet and don't want to read spoilers, you shouldn't be reading the thread.

There shouldn't be any spoilers in thread titles.

inside threads, that's on you.
10-04-21, 01:36 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,943
Posted By MinnMan

At the same time, I'm happy for Colbrelli and...

At the same time, I'm happy for Colbrelli and disappointed on MvdP's behalf. MvdP did some heroic things in the last 80-90 km, only to come up short.
10-02-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,943
Posted By MinnMan

Deignan showed the way. She escaped before the...

Deignan showed the way. She escaped before the very first cobbles. getting through the cobbles solo was faster than dealing with them in a pack.

But the women's race was only 116 km. For the men,...
10-02-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,943
Posted By MinnMan

Exciting women's race today. Saw this in...

Exciting women's race today.

Saw this in CyclingNews. Progress comes, but it comes slowly.
10-01-21, 06:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,208
Posted By MinnMan

Maybe Lance meant that those teams didn't have...

Maybe Lance meant that those teams didn't have any Americans in the Tour, but Neilson Powless started and finished the TdF, so he's still wrong.
10-01-21, 06:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,208
Posted By MinnMan

There are only two American teams on the World...

There are only two American teams on the World tour - EF and Trek Segafredo. EF has half a dozen american riders and Trek-Segafredo has Quinn Simmons.

So Lance is 100% wrong.
10-01-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,943
Posted By MinnMan

van Aert comes from the same CX background as...

van Aert comes from the same CX background as MvdP, so both of them have a leg up in bad conditions. In this respect, they overshadow Sagan. Not so long ago, Sagan's bike handling was a significant...
09-30-21, 05:47 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,943
Posted By MinnMan

wet pave? some people are going to get hurt.

wet pave? some people are going to get hurt.
09-26-21, 11:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 338
Posted By MinnMan

Many of us don't have to buy a wheel or tire for...

Many of us don't have to buy a wheel or tire for dedicated trainer use - there are plenty of old wheels and tires retired from outdoor duty lying around our basements and garages. If you haven't got...
09-26-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,682
Posted By MinnMan

Another sad and enraging incident. I'm...

Another sad and enraging incident.

I'm getting against serious consequences for the idiot. Suspended license and some probation or whatnot.

But the cyclists should pauperize his family with...
09-24-21, 02:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By MinnMan

Thanks for the insight. I appreciate it.

Thanks for the insight. I appreciate it.
09-23-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By MinnMan

I heard your advice about rocker plates, and I'll...

I heard your advice about rocker plates, and I'll look into it, but it's not the question that I asked.

When you say that you are not convinced that different style saddles may make a difference,...
09-23-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By MinnMan

Rocker plates seem like a really good idea. But...

Rocker plates seem like a really good idea. But I'm not much of a DIY type, and I haven't as yet located one that will work with my Kurt Kinetic Roadmachine and that isn't so expensive i might as...
09-23-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By MinnMan

Further clarification. I"m not necessarily...

Further clarification. I"m not necessarily talking about a huge difference in saddle design.

I seem to be in the process of switching my saddle design of choice. I previously rode Fizik Aliante...
09-23-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,239
Posted By MinnMan

My oldest road bike is now a dedicated trainer...

My oldest road bike is now a dedicated trainer bike. If you don't have similar, buy an old used bike that fits. As long as the frame geometry is right and the drive train is good (or can be easily...
09-23-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 419
Posted By MinnMan

Different saddle for trainer vs. outside?

Has anybody swapped to a different saddle for their trainer? In particular, if you ride a road-style saddle meant for an aggressive position outside, do you use a different saddle inside?
...
09-23-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By MinnMan

The Dutch men's team was missing some of their...

The Dutch men's team was missing some of their stronger choices. But I thought that the Dutch women would be so dominant that they'd overcome that deficit. It's not the first time I was wrong.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 10:47 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 756
Posted By MinnMan

Yeah, I have an older road bike on my trainer. ...

Yeah, I have an older road bike on my trainer. But you may find a need for an adaptor anyway. For example, if you take your Defy in for a fitting, you'll need to put it on a trainer....
09-22-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 401
Posted By MinnMan

Hard to believe that the Dutch didn't win the...

Hard to believe that the Dutch didn't win the mixed TTT. Interesting concept.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 11:48 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,596
Posted By MinnMan

Pretty much everybody I know who is a group rider...

Pretty much everybody I know who is a group rider is still riding in groups. Even with Delta, I don't know of any transmission from group rides. Some may not find that too comforting.

I assume...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 11:36 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 8,596
Posted By MinnMan

I wish I had sparkle watts.

I wish I had sparkle watts.
09-20-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,540
Posted By MinnMan

Ineos is now going to race Pinarello's with...

Ineos is now going to race Pinarello's with discs....but it sounds like they will be made with QR, rather than thru axles...

So for the long standing argument about racing with discs plus...
09-20-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,208
Posted By MinnMan

Add Magnus Sheffield - 19 years old and just...

Add Magnus Sheffield - 19 years old and just signed with Ineos.
Another one developed by Rally.
09-14-21, 08:35 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 6,039
Posted By MinnMan

Interesting. you start out looking for something...

Interesting. you start out looking for something "objective" but before we get to the end, we find it's about what interests you. So I guess when you write "objective", you mean the opposite,...
09-14-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 6,188
Posted By MinnMan

I pump up the tires before *most* rides, but not...

I pump up the tires before *most* rides, but not all.

Depends on the ride, the bike, the time since.I last rode it, etc.

Lots of experience indicates that if I rode the bike yesterday and the...
09-14-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 6,039
Posted By MinnMan

I'm not compelled to answer snide questions from...

I'm not compelled to answer snide questions from people who think they are good at inductive reasoning, but aren't.

Move on.
09-14-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 6,039
Posted By MinnMan

I'm flattered that you think my decision process...

I'm flattered that you think my decision process is "worth" so much of your time.

BTW, good luck teaching Koyote , the professor of economics, about "worth".
09-14-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 6,039
Posted By MinnMan

Did you ever read The Phantom Toll Booth? ...

Did you ever read The Phantom Toll Booth?

You've arrived at the Island of Conclusions.
09-14-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 6,039
Posted By MinnMan

Maybe some people here aren't aware that at least...

Maybe some people here aren't aware that at least at present, DI2 is only available for Ultegra and Dura-Ace? It's coming soon for 105.
09-14-21, 08:02 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 6,039
Posted By MinnMan

No you don't understand. The statement that 105...

No you don't understand. The statement that 105 has the highest performance/cost does not equate with the statement that Dura Ace has no objective benefit over 105.

Just because the quotient is...
09-14-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 6,039
Posted By MinnMan

It didn't have to do with money, but according to...

It didn't have to do with money, but according to you, that's always untrue. So from your standpoint, it's a mystery.
09-13-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,296
Posted By MinnMan

"need" is such a subjective word. If it were...

"need" is such a subjective word.

If it were not pandemic times, I' d say go to your LBS, test ride a much nicer bike than your regular mount, and find out what you're missing. Then you can decide...
09-13-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,911
Posted By MinnMan

Another vote for Rudy Project

Another vote for Rudy Project
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.