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11-23-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 433
Posted By tomato coupe

In principle, it's the bag you toss in your team...

In principle, it's the bag you toss in your team car containing any extra gear you might need during a race.
11-23-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 433
Posted By tomato coupe

Castelli, Scion, Bontrager. Search for rain bag.

Castelli, Scion, Bontrager. Search for rain bag.
11-18-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,457
Posted By tomato coupe

I'm going to go out on a limb and state,...

I'm going to go out on a limb and state, unequivocally, that 252 gears is more than most people need.
11-17-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,352
Posted By tomato coupe

Have you heard of Big Spoke?

Have you heard of Big Spoke?
11-17-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,352
Posted By tomato coupe

1) 24 or 27 gears is logical. 2) Present road...

1) 24 or 27 gears is logical.
2) Present road gearing is 2 x 12, which gives you 24 gears.
3) But, the ever increasing number of gears is hype and overkill.

Hmmmm ...
11-17-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,352
Posted By tomato coupe

ftfy

ftfy
11-17-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,352
Posted By tomato coupe

Change is bad. Now, get off my lawn!

Change is bad. Now, get off my lawn!
11-17-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,352
Posted By tomato coupe

Sleeper agent.

Sleeper agent.
11-16-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,457
Posted By tomato coupe

Fifty nine. Sixty is ridiculous.

Fifty nine. Sixty is ridiculous.
11-16-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,457
Posted By tomato coupe

Luckily, that individual posts often on this...

Luckily, that individual posts often on this forum.
11-16-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 981
Posted By tomato coupe

I'd wrestle the gun away from my assailant, and...

I'd wrestle the gun away from my assailant, and put a couple of rounds into the server that hosts this forum.
11-15-21, 11:50 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,193
Posted By tomato coupe

It was the largest when it was built, but...

It was the largest when it was built, but eclipsed in size by at least 5 others since.
11-14-21, 03:22 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,502
Posted By tomato coupe

Leg shaving threads are the minor league compared...

Leg shaving threads are the minor league compared to disc vs. rim brake threads. But, that will change once Big Bike forces everyone to shave their legs. 🙂
11-13-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,457
Posted By tomato coupe

Yes, they will keep adding gears until something...

Yes, they will keep adding gears until something happens. What will happen? In 5.5 billion years our sun will die out and become a white dwarf, and the number of gears on your bike will no longer be...
11-06-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

That's what everyone involved in the conspiracy...

That's what everyone involved in the conspiracy says.
11-05-21, 08:53 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

It just doesn't make any sense.

It just doesn't make any sense.
11-05-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

Okay, got it. But, just to be clear, cereal...

Okay, got it. But, just to be clear, cereal flying in your face is not a good thing when cycling. (Unless, of course, you're a mountain biker and the cereal is Smurf Magic Berries.)
11-05-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

Cereal?

Cereal?
11-05-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

Thereís no reason to go all rational on us.

Thereís no reason to go all rational on us.
11-05-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

You think thatís a personal attack? How do you...

You think thatís a personal attack? How do you get through the day?
11-05-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

Her guilty pleasure is those "ghost hunter"...

Her guilty pleasure is those "ghost hunter" shows. I thought they were harmless ...
11-05-21, 11:40 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

My wife absolutely loved the change from 3x9 to...

My wife absolutely loved the change from 3x9 to 2x11, and was even happier when she got electronic shifting. Fashion doesn't exist in her world of bikes (except for clothing, of course). She's never...
11-04-21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

So, we left shirt pockets behind, and now we're...

So, we left shirt pockets behind, and now we're talking about paint colors? What does that have to do with 1x, 2x and 3x setups?

On edit: Why are you deleting your posts?
11-04-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

Your original analogy using shirt pockets didn't...

Your original analogy using shirt pockets didn't make any sense. The above continues down that path.[/color]
11-04-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

I want more shirt pockets.

I want more shirt pockets.
11-04-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

So, a shirt with one pocket is like a 1x setup,...

So, a shirt with one pocket is like a 1x setup, where no one actually uses the front chain ring? And a shirt with 3 pockets is like a 3x setup, where no one uses any of the chain rings? Given that...
11-04-21, 09:15 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

I don't know, the analogy with shirt pockets is...

I don't know, the analogy with shirt pockets is new. It makes no sense, but it is new.
11-04-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

I don't understand the humor or the logic, but at...

I don't understand the humor or the logic, but at least it gave you an excuse to post of picture of some boobs.
11-04-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

They're obsolete in the same way that the horse...

They're obsolete in the same way that the horse and buggy are obsolete -- it doesn't mean there aren't people that still use them.
11-04-21, 12:28 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,454
Posted By tomato coupe

That was from the Crooked Gravel Ride/Race just...

That was from the Crooked Gravel Ride/Race just outside of Winter Park.
11-03-21, 06:45 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

For the same reason they can't understand that...

For the same reason they can't understand that other people ride at different speeds in different conditions -- they can't see outside their own little bubble.
11-03-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

Ummmm ... that is what Kingston is talking about....

Ummmm ... that is what Kingston is talking about. His 3x setup does this better than his 2x setup when he's riding 400k at a 25 kph average.
11-03-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

Every 2x or 3x setup forces you to shift at...

Every 2x or 3x setup forces you to shift at certain speeds. Whether or not those shift points occur at speeds that you find inconvenient depends on how fast you ride. In your case, the 2x setup is...
11-02-21, 06:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,240
Posted By tomato coupe

I don't presently have any openings, but I'll put...

I don't presently have any openings, but I'll put your name on the waiting list.
11-02-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,240
Posted By tomato coupe

Probably not, but you get to ride new wheels for...

Probably not, but you get to ride new wheels for the next year.
11-02-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,240
Posted By tomato coupe

After a year it will grow to $1240 and be worth Ö...

After a year it will grow to $1240 and be worth Ö less.
11-02-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,240
Posted By tomato coupe

There are a lot of really good wheels on the...

There are a lot of really good wheels on the market -- you can usually find something top tier at a good price.

($10 says someone will suggest Zondas. Any takers?)
11-02-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

From 7 to 8? I'm guessing you've been considering...

From 7 to 8? I'm guessing you've been considering the move for a very long time.
11-01-21, 10:06 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

Note the bold.

Note the bold.
11-01-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

The 3x9 setup has a slight range advantage over...

The 3x9 setup has a slight range advantage over the 2x12 setup, giving you 2 extra gears at the bottom, and 1 less gear at the top. But, the average step size of the 3x9 setup is 15%, whereas the...
11-01-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

Why is it that so many people on this forum can't...

Why is it that so many people on this forum can't understand that others can have different gear requirements and / or preferences, and they're not mindless rubes that are victims of marketing?
11-01-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

You forgot the second wheel. Who needs that?

You forgot the second wheel. Who needs that?
10-31-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,454
Posted By tomato coupe

In my town, they stop roadies and give you a fine...

In my town, they stop roadies and give you a fine if your BMI is over 22.
10-29-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

They belonged to a couple of mountain bikers that...

They belonged to a couple of mountain bikers that needed a cash advance to buy some weed. They couldn't pay me back and didn't want to sell their bikes, so they gave me some organs instead. You...
10-29-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

He bought my eBay liver.

He bought my eBay liver.
10-28-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,454
Posted By tomato coupe

They're prototypes. Big Bike is moving drive...

They're prototypes. Big Bike is moving drive trains to the left side next year. Apparently the profits from disc brakes wasn't enough to satisfy them.
10-28-21, 01:55 PM
10-28-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,390
Posted By tomato coupe

One year later, the advice is "Lose 15 16...

One year later, the advice is "Lose 15 16 pounds."
10-28-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

What groups have both 2x and 3x options these...

What groups have both 2x and 3x options these days?
10-28-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 5,454
Posted By tomato coupe

11. Moose hogging the right lane. ...

11. Moose hogging the right lane.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nW1lBWlRbMc
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