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11-23-21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 576
Posted By tomato coupe

eBay is your friend when it comes to testing...

eBay is your friend when it comes to testing saddles. Buy a bunch and try them out for as long as you like, then re-sell the ones you don't like.
11-23-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 10,626
Posted By tomato coupe

ftfy

ftfy
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, 11:43 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,145
Posted By tomato coupe

The same arrangement, but in the garage.

The same arrangement, but in the garage.
11-18-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,457
Posted By tomato coupe

I'm sure that gearing works well for you but, by...

I'm sure that gearing works well for you but, by any objective measure, there is a lot of overlap.
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, 03:48 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 3,352
Posted By tomato coupe

Some questions should not be asked - the answer...

Some questions should not be asked - the answer might not be what youíre hoping for.
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, 09:55 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,502
Posted By tomato coupe

Funny thing about that ... ...

Funny thing about that ...

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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, 02:12 PM
Replies: 221
Views: 6,502
Posted By tomato coupe

Funny, but true.

Funny, but true.
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...
11-10-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 6,813
Posted By tomato coupe

Some guy named "Rydabent" posted the same thing...

Some guy named "Rydabent" posted the same thing one page back. Do you know him?
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.
11-06-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

Which manufacturer is claiming that doubles are...

Which manufacturer is claiming that doubles are obsolete?
11-05-21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

A lot of people on this forum are missing a cog...

A lot of people on this forum are missing a cog or two.
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, 11:08 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

I think almost everyone on this forum understands...

I think almost everyone on this forum understands simple analogies. But, your unused shirt pocket "analogy" is a "WTF" kind of post.
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, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 349
Posted By tomato coupe

I've had better results with PRP than Synvisc /...

I've had better results with PRP than Synvisc / Orthovisc / Hyaluronic Acid. But, I wouldn't think they would do much good if you're at the point where you need a knee replacement.
11-04-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

Are they even "high end"? Most of their frames...

Are they even "high end"? Most of their frames are either $1000 or $1650, with their road frame being the most expensive at $2800.
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, 01:28 PM
Replies: 594
Views: 14,230
Posted By tomato coupe

Yes, and people are still breeding very high end...

Yes, and people are still breeding very high end horses and manufacturing buggies. People still buy them, new.
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, 07:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,240
Posted By tomato coupe

You should try some other wheels. I've had 3 sets...

You should try some other wheels. I've had 3 sets of Zonda / Racing 3 wheels and they definitely offer good bang for the buck, but there are better wheels out there.
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, 05:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,240
Posted By tomato coupe

Perfect. You get new wheels, you help stimulate...

Perfect. You get new wheels, you help stimulate the economy, and you keep people employed. Win, win, win.
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