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Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 02:21 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,758
Posted By znomit

Yeah. It's the steel bits that are scratched....

Yeah.
It's the steel bits that are scratched. Carbon looks great. Just sayin.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,758
Posted By znomit

I typically jump on the 30% off last years old...

I typically jump on the 30% off last years old stock sales. Which of course aren't happening anymore.

OP, that looks like a fantastic deal. I'd phone them up and offer them an additional $137 to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 12:22 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,758
Posted By znomit

Because depreciation follows the second most...

Because depreciation follows the second most reliable formula in cycling ( after N=n+1 ):
Take half off for rolling off the shop floor, then drop another 10% every year. So around a quarter of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-21, 03:10 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,758
Posted By znomit

Nope, not with that derailleur.

Nope, not with that derailleur.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-21, 11:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 789
Posted By znomit

CNC machine... should be riding the fourth...

CNC machine... should be riding the fourth prototype surely.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-21, 05:12 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By znomit

The front QR is terrifying me. What else lurks?

The front QR is terrifying me. What else lurks?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 499
Posted By znomit

That's a stem extender? Is that a thing?

That's a stem extender? Is that a thing?
09-15-21, 01:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 354
Posted By znomit

That's an Osram Opto Oslon Black flat ...

That's an Osram Opto Oslon Black flat
https://nz.rs-online.com/web/p/leds/8769303/


PS, Have you noticed that a lot of cars use petrol in their tanks and rubber on their wheels? Interesting...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,159
Posted By znomit

There's a future shock right there.

There's a future shock right there.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,159
Posted By znomit

This is pretty scary given the instabilities in...

This is pretty scary given the instabilities in the industry.

What happens when next year customers get this: "Hey trusting customer, that Ultegra bike you paid for? We have Tiagra. Or you can...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,159
Posted By znomit

That's great that giving them your money now lets...

That's great that giving them your money now lets them see clearly through the devolving labour, materials and supply chain uncertainties all the way into the middle of next year.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-21, 09:37 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 4,159
Posted By znomit

I'm just struggling with the whole "hand over...

I'm just struggling with the whole "hand over some cash and not get a bike then and there" thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-21, 05:40 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,920
Posted By znomit

They need a coin slot, for the luddites.

They need a coin slot, for the luddites.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-21, 11:40 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,920
Posted By znomit

Pay per gear shift. Expect more cogs if that...

Pay per gear shift. Expect more cogs if that catches on.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-21, 01:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,061
Posted By znomit

FTFY. OP I bet you wished you had got a pair...

FTFY.

OP I bet you wished you had got a pair of those pitbulls now eh?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-21, 05:49 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,920
Posted By znomit

Electronics are pretty simple compared to what's...

Electronics are pretty simple compared to what's inside a mechanical shifter. Expect an electric 105 at the current sales point.
09-01-21, 06:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By znomit

Yes it is just distance and time I believe, so...

Yes it is just distance and time I believe, so you need to factor in any bonus km added by malicious route planners.

This data field uses the ACP-90 hour rules as described by RUSA...
09-01-21, 05:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 528
Posted By znomit

For randoneering I sometimes use one that tells...

For randoneering I sometimes use one that tells me how much time ahead of cutoff I am. Though doing the math in my head keeps the boredom at bay....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-31-21, 02:00 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,718
Posted By znomit

You'll want to switch to MTB shoes so you can...

You'll want to switch to MTB shoes so you can walk around but otherwise this setup works well for me

https://www.wiggle.co.nz/topeak-backloader-saddle-bag...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-21, 01:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 818
Posted By znomit

The zipper is another thing to scratch up your...

The zipper is another thing to scratch up your screen. Zipped pockets are for cash/card and keys.

But here you go....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-29-21, 12:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 946
Posted By znomit

It's going to be so embarrassing when these BSOs...

It's going to be so embarrassing when these BSOs pass us on the MUP.
08-23-21, 06:25 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,933
Posted By znomit

Bump

Bump
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-21, 12:26 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,964
Posted By znomit

You were blissfully unaware, but a cute puppy...

You were blissfully unaware, but a cute puppy pack of rabid dogs was chasing after you and she threw herself off the bike to cuddle attack their bloodthirsty pack leader and save you.

Just go with...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-21, 04:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 312
Posted By znomit

If you like the colour, then yes. ...

If you like the colour, then yes.


Actually, in 2021 not hating the colour is probably good enough. Times are tough.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-21, 10:32 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 3,873
Posted By znomit

If you have enough upper body strength to pump a...

If you have enough upper body strength to pump a tyre up to more than 30psi then you're too fat/muscly to be a real cyclist.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-21, 01:11 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,600
Posted By znomit

Oh heck, if doing that for work every day, get an...

Oh heck, if doing that for work every day, get an ebike. There's no shame.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-21, 10:59 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,600
Posted By znomit

For that long a climb a 34 will be a significant...

For that long a climb a 34 will be a significant benefit.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-21, 04:53 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,156
Posted By znomit

I know. How the heck you you live with yourself...

I know. How the heck you you live with yourself owning both a pina and a Nishiki?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,725
Posted By znomit

But it is tomorrow afternoon.

But it is tomorrow afternoon.
08-03-21, 12:36 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,671
Posted By znomit

I've only had that impromptu disco party inside...

I've only had that impromptu disco party inside the car once. You can turn the cateye reflex lights off.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-21, 04:12 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 954
Posted By znomit

Yeah but they didn't have to put up with the 41.

Yeah but they didn't have to put up with the 41.
07-27-21, 04:59 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,671
Posted By znomit

The cateye has a nice blink pattern, so...

The cateye has a nice blink pattern, so supplements the steady secula dyno rear light well.

I was never happy with my reelights (original) as they would vibrate.

BTW these run AAA not AA....
07-27-21, 12:45 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,671
Posted By znomit

These are great lights, ran a pair on my...

These are great lights, ran a pair on my commuter, took the front off when I installed a dynamo lightset. The beam is wide and has a large built in reflector.

Only drawback is when someone bumps...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,303
Posted By znomit

Two fronts to the same shop. And they are tiny...

Two fronts to the same shop. And they are tiny compared to eBay.
Replies: 82
Views: 3,424
Posted By znomit

Gear changing is via a twist at the end of the...

Gear changing is via a twist at the end of the bars? Is this more work than STI or friction shifters?
Replies: 82
Views: 3,424
Posted By znomit

How are the gear changing ergonomics?

How are the gear changing ergonomics?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,781
Posted By znomit

At least we can still get Eurobikes.

At least we can still get Eurobikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 09:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 840
Posted By znomit

Halve the retain price and take another 10% off...

Halve the retain price and take another 10% off for every year.

This usually works well, but quadruple it in 2021 because covid.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 11,254
Posted By znomit

150 each I'm guessing.

150 each I'm guessing.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 12:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,028
Posted By znomit

Puncture repair stuff. Tools to fix properly...

Puncture repair stuff.
Tools to fix properly whatever you misadjusted in the shed last night.
A chain tool for a ripped off rear derailleur.
10$ for an emergency pie and coke.
07-20-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,821
Posted By znomit

Rosebikes out of Germany do good deals too.

Rosebikes out of Germany do good deals too.
07-17-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 925
Posted By znomit

The MagSafe feature has halved the wireless...

The MagSafe feature has halved the wireless charging range, so the extra distance from the quad lock bracket is a real deal breaker.
Good luck getting anything to work well, if at all.
Quadlock...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-21, 04:50 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,135
Posted By znomit

Hey, if it's there to make descending faster why...

Hey, if it's there to make descending faster why not make it as heavy as possible?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 616
Posted By znomit

That looks horrible. Is it rubbing somewhere?

That looks horrible. Is it rubbing somewhere?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 02:33 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 4,775
Posted By znomit

You can't really go around calling it a bike if...

You can't really go around calling it a bike if it's not UCI compliant.

Have fun riding your BSO buddy. You wait till starva hears what you've been up to.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 9,566
Posted By znomit

Does it come in black to match my chainrings...

Does it come in black to match my chainrings though?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-21, 09:30 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,296
Posted By znomit

How does that change where the smallest sprocket...

How does that change where the smallest sprocket is in relation to the derailleur?
07-10-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,176
Posted By znomit

I have the IQ-X, Cyo and Eyc from B&M. The Eyc...

I have the IQ-X, Cyo and Eyc from B&M. The Eyc has very good side lighting, the IQ-X minimal, and the Cyo none.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 811
Posted By znomit

You can do it, but people might not wave at you.

You can do it, but people might not wave at you.
07-04-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,187
Posted By znomit

It's covered in the instructions:Black lead:...

It's covered in the instructions:Black lead: current (+) / black-white lead: earth (–).

http://en.bumm.de/fileadmin/user_upload/164/Anleitung_IQ-X_RZ.pdf
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