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11-21-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 568
Posted By cb400bill

Over the years I have ordered a couple times from...

Over the years I have ordered a couple times from Wiggle and a bunch of times from PBK. No issues ever.
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11-17-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,352
Posted By HarborBandS

Like two old socks finding each other again in...

Like two old socks finding each other again in the bottom of the drawer…
11-17-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,352
Posted By 70sSanO

No. It is a thread where someone points a gun at...

No. It is a thread where someone points a gun at your head and makes you read one thread or the other.

If you read both threads you won't need someone else's help to point a gun at your head.
...
11-17-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,352
Posted By cb400bill

I can't wait until spring.

I can't wait until spring.
11-17-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,352
Posted By WhyFi

I'd start one, but no one would see it.

I'd start one, but no one would see it.
11-17-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,352
Posted By 70sSanO

The world's population is 7.9 billion. When...

The world's population is 7.9 billion.

When I Googled "Who are they" I got 14.78 billion responses.

That seems troubling.

John
11-17-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,352
Posted By indyfabz

“Get off my sky!” ...

“Get off my sky!”


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11-14-21, 08:35 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,457
Posted By PeteHski

Exactly. I've lost count of the number of people...

Exactly. I've lost count of the number of people here who think bike tech ended in whatever their favourite year was and seem offended that the world kept on revolving.
11-10-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 8,165
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

A virtual electronic lynching conducted by an...

A virtual electronic lynching conducted by an outraged mob on social media is much faster, no need for any legal niceties.
11-05-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By ofajen

Thanks! I’m Ultra-grateful for the recognition! ...

Thanks! I’m Ultra-grateful for the recognition!

Otto
11-05-21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By seypat

Did he just start posting in the thread? That...

Did he just start posting in the thread? That would make him a New Winner as well.
11-05-21, 08:59 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By 70sSanO

Even if no one supports you, I still think you’re...

Even if no one supports you, I still think you’re a Winner.

John
11-05-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By livedarklions

Fluoridation of the water supply.

Fluoridation of the water supply.
11-02-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By Maelochs

"Hybrids" or whatever people choose to call them...

"Hybrids" or whatever people choose to call them (as far as I recall) came about After MTBs became mainstream--and MTBs took up triples very early on---way before suspension---because off-road riders...
11-01-21, 10:18 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By AlanO

What?

What?
10-29-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By indyfabz

When Rick James died his body had a street value...

When Rick James died his body had a street value of at least twice that.
10-27-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By shelbyfv

After pondering other threads on gearing, it just...

After pondering other threads on gearing, it just doesnt make any sense to get rid of the front triple. A bike report I read had a bike with a 34 front and 12 gears in the cluster. The reason it...
10-27-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By delbiker1

Thinking that your preference is the only one...

Thinking that your preference is the only one that makes sense, makes no sense.
10-10-21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 4,306
Posted By guachi

Brats are the wurst, aren't they?

Brats are the wurst, aren't they?
10-09-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,764
Posted By PeteHski

Yeah, but it doesn't validate your other...

Yeah, but it doesn't validate your other comments. Earlier you were arguing that you had to ride a more efficient bike harder to get the same exercise, which is just not true. Now you are bringing...
10-08-21, 12:04 AM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,764
Posted By guachi

200W (even if I don't know it's 200W) at 90 RPM...

200W (even if I don't know it's 200W) at 90 RPM is the same perceived effort whether my bike is 15 lbs or 35 lbs. As it turns out, 200W is just about my cruising power (I did a century a few weeks...
10-07-21, 10:36 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,764
Posted By mschwett

it hurts my head how complicated some people are...

it hurts my head how complicated some people are making this.

cycling is more efficient than running:
if you cycle a mile on flat ground, you’ll burn less calories than running a mile, especially...
10-07-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,764
Posted By PeteHski

Nobody as far as I am aware is suggesting that...

Nobody as far as I am aware is suggesting that you NEED a faster bike to get more exercise.

The points between input and output are not pedantic when someone clearly doesn't understand their...
10-07-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,764
Posted By PeteHski

Wattage IS the input. The output is how fast you...

Wattage IS the input. The output is how fast you go, which depends on the resistance. So my input power can be say 200W on whatever bike you give me as long as it has a sensible set of gears for...
10-07-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,764
Posted By PeteHski

No you don't have to pedal faster or harder to...

No you don't have to pedal faster or harder to produce the same wattage. That's a ridiculous thing to state. Your analogy with a machine set at 10 and 5 is really like comparing a high vs a low...
10-07-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,764
Posted By PeteHski

Another non-sensical statement. If you ride at x...

Another non-sensical statement. If you ride at x Watts on both, then the bike with less resistance just goes faster. You only have to put more effort into riding the bike with more resistance if...
10-07-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,764
Posted By guachi

You are wrong. Very wrong. And it doesn't inspire...

You are wrong. Very wrong. And it doesn't inspire confidence that a rehab assistant is so wrong.

10 min @ 200W @ 90 RPM is exactly the same effort no matter how much the bike weighs and how much I...
10-07-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 200
Views: 4,764
Posted By PeteHski

You are getting totally confused between...

You are getting totally confused between resistance and effort. I can ride my 13kg mtb at an "effort" of 200W or ride my 8kg road bike at the same 200W effort. The resistance is higher on the mtb,...
10-05-21, 01:20 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 2,551
Posted By Troul

eggcellent

eggcellent
10-01-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 4,306
Posted By caloso

Is it really that difficult to understand that...

Is it really that difficult to understand that many riders, particularly those who commit to significant time or intensity, prefer clothing that is optimized for the activity?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,732
Posted By big john

I don't find disc versus rim brake threads...

I don't find disc versus rim brake threads necessary.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,732
Posted By WhyFi

No, the way I read it, he was cheekily paying a...

No, the way I read it, he was cheekily paying a compliment by poking fun at the common retrogrouch mind-trap of drawing a line in the sand, usually correlating to a specific stage in their life, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,732
Posted By WhyFi

If that's what you think he was doing, then you...

If that's what you think he was doing, then you really have no sense of humor.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,732
Posted By WhyFi

Hard to argue with this - most buyers just wanted...

Hard to argue with this - most buyers just wanted one or two of them.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,732
Posted By Branko D

Yes, seriously. Vocal minority on forums...

Yes, seriously. Vocal minority on forums professing their love for steel frames, mechanical groupsets, rim brakes and other sorts of retro stuff isn't representative of what people are actually...
09-14-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,654
Posted By PeteHski

Just because a cyclist's power output is a bit...

Just because a cyclist's power output is a bit lumpy doesn't change the physics one little bit.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 9,071
Posted By Mojo31

Pretty dangerous to text and ride.

Pretty dangerous to text and ride.
09-08-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 5,879
Posted By Happy Feet

It is very curious how, on a bicycle enthusiasts...

It is very curious how, on a bicycle enthusiasts forum, people seem afraid to wear bicycle specific clothing for fear of not fitting in with others off the bike. Brag up how hard one rides here,...
09-05-21, 08:46 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 6,376
Posted By Koyote

If you are questioning the cost of some marginal...

If you are questioning the cost of some marginal gains, it is not a "money no object build." Your decision is substantively identical to wondering if Ultegra is worth the additional cost compared to...
09-05-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 6,376
Posted By Koyote

If it's a "money no object build," you would not...

If it's a "money no object build," you would not be asking this question.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,004
Posted By Psimet2001

Also - half-wheelers are the same as: "Man I...

Also - half-wheelers are the same as:

"Man I haven't been riding much - can we just go slow today?" said before causing the group to set new records on every segment of the ride.

See also: "I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,004
Posted By Psimet2001

I didn't read 99% of this thread and have a...

I didn't read 99% of this thread and have a feeling I have missed so much goodness. Really replying now just so it's marked and I come back but to agree with what you were responding to -
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,004
Posted By WhyFi

I'd disagree. It's a gentle, but not terribly...

I'd disagree. It's a gentle, but not terribly subtle lesson being taught.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,004
Posted By Eric F

If we use crashes per mile as the metric, I would...

If we use crashes per mile as the metric, I would bet a medium amount of money that Larry's number looks significantly different than even the most crashy World Tour rider.
08-30-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 7,216
Posted By tyrion

Hysteresis loss in the frame can be compensated...

Hysteresis loss in the frame can be compensated with low hysteresis chain lube.
08-30-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,694
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

These threads are always great. I love all the...

These threads are always great. I love all the references to riding with “running” shoes, “hiking” shoes, “skateboarding” shoes, “walking” shoes… Shoes made for everything except pedaling a bike. ...
08-27-21, 06:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,213
Posted By Koyote

The real question is: How do we deal with the...

The real question is: How do we deal with the sheer boredom of reading CheGiantForLife 's endless threads?
08-25-21, 03:23 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 877
Posted By Reflector Guy

Yes. Miles ridden on the flat = number of pushups...

Yes. Miles ridden on the flat = number of pushups divided by number of squats, multiply by the square root of your tire circumference, plus three...
08-23-21, 05:49 AM
Replies: 231
Views: 7,216
Posted By Koyote

This thread title is like a nice easy pitch right...

This thread title is like a nice easy pitch right down the middle… But I don’t want to get banned.
08-22-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 704
Posted By 70sSanO

You… you deplete me. John

You… you deplete me.

John
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