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Forum: Foo
12-02-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 179
Posted By tyrion

New meaning for the phrase fire in the hole.

New meaning for the phrase fire in the hole.
11-30-21, 07:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 823
Posted By tyrion

There are websites where you can go and state...

There are websites where you can go and state your case and lawyers can review it and decide if they want to take your case on contingency.

Maybe search for "contingency lawyer" if you're...
11-25-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,706
Posted By tyrion

Find a grassy (slight) slope (park or something...

Find a grassy (slight) slope (park or something like that), lower the seat so you can put both feet on the ground while seated, and just coast down, with feet out. Take it nice and slow. When you get...
Forum: Touring
11-23-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 825
Posted By tyrion

I don't know why you'd need to bleed them other...

I don't know why you'd need to bleed them other than scheduled fluid change or you're overhauling the brakes. It's a pretty closed, sealed up system. It's a cable-actuated hydraulic system.
Forum: Fatbikes
11-20-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 454
Posted By tyrion

Surly Nate comes in 26x3.8", tubeless: ...

Surly Nate comes in 26x3.8", tubeless:

https://surlybikes.com/parts/nate

Don't know about availability where you are.
11-20-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 638
Posted By tyrion

You'd be in the same riding position, but, all...

You'd be in the same riding position, but, all other things being equal, the increased (frame) reach puts the wheel farther out front, and that is better for descending.
11-15-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,260
Posted By tyrion

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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mohoyRj_VpU
11-15-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,260
Posted By tyrion

My bike is the Cadillac of minivans. With off...

My bike is the Cadillac of minivans. With off road tires.
11-14-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 267
Posted By tyrion

First I'd mark the tire and the rim at the...

First I'd mark the tire and the rim at the problem area. Then remove the tire and examine tire and rim. If it looks normal, reinstall the tire, but not in the same rotation as before (the marked...
11-09-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 688
Posted By tyrion

Sprinkle a handful of gravel on the course...

Sprinkle a handful of gravel on the course (discreetly) before the race and you'll be fine.
10-30-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 571
Posted By tyrion

This technique works for me: ...

This technique works for me:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tE3h4nmDdOo

I can seat GK SK's with a regular floor pump. When you get close to half of a bead seated using the tire lever, the half...
10-25-21, 05:44 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,044
Posted By tyrion

You're missing one fork leg.

You're missing one fork leg.
10-24-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,151
Posted By tyrion

The gravel race courses will drive the suspension...

The gravel race courses will drive the suspension requirements. If the courses are rougher/bumpier, riders with greater suspension will have an advantage, and suspension will become more popular.
...
10-22-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,151
Posted By tyrion

Mountain bikes diverged into multiple categories...

Mountain bikes diverged into multiple categories (XC, trail, enduro, DH) and it looks like the same thing is happening to gravel bikes.
10-20-21, 03:43 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,655
Posted By tyrion

Hey hey, my my. 3x will never die.

Hey hey, my my. 3x will never die.
10-17-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,655
Posted By tyrion

I switched my bike's drivetrain from a 2x9 to a...

I switched my bike's drivetrain from a 2x9 to a 3x9 (44-32-22 mountain crank + bar end shifters) shortly after getting it.
Forum: Foo
10-14-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 526
Posted By tyrion

Picard would win. Before he was a Star Fleet...

Picard would win. Before he was a Star Fleet captain, he was Warmaster for House Atreides and trained people in hand to hand combat.
...
Forum: Foo
10-13-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 526
Posted By tyrion

At least give everyone on the landing reception...

At least give everyone on the landing reception team ape masks.
Forum: Foo
10-06-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,003
Posted By tyrion

I was thinking of offering a Facebook...

I was thinking of offering a Facebook reinstatement service, only $99, half price for senior citizens.
Forum: Foo
10-05-21, 06:35 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 2,371
Posted By tyrion

I don't understand what the problem is. ...

I don't understand what the problem is.
https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1000x1000/adapter_ed63bf37dbad35ac344489c5c719f0071eecfaff.jpeg
Forum: Foo
10-04-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,003
Posted By tyrion

IE was an absolute trainwreck from a development...

IE was an absolute trainwreck from a development standpoint. We had to write IE specific CSS to get the site to look decent on IE because IE just didn't do things to spec.

<!--[if IE ]>
...
10-03-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 660
Posted By tyrion

Yet another possibility: there could be slop in...

Yet another possibility: there could be slop in the cable system - eg a missing ferule that allows a housing end to squish tiny bit.
10-01-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,334
Posted By tyrion

I always wear a cycling cap under the helmet, and...

I always wear a cycling cap under the helmet, and that makes the helmet visor completely redundant.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 8,838
Posted By tyrion

Rivendell will still have the rim brakes.

Rivendell will still have the rim brakes.
Forum: Foo
09-21-21, 12:09 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 967
Posted By tyrion

"She's been around, but she's ... still younger...

"She's been around, but she's ... still younger than me!"
Forum: Foo
09-21-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 967
Posted By tyrion

Christine Sixteen is now 61.

Christine Sixteen is now 61.
09-19-21, 06:17 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 940
Posted By tyrion

That's why it's a dead tire size - too hard on...

That's why it's a dead tire size - too hard on cranks.
09-18-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By tyrion

For light touring on a light bike, you might...

For light touring on a light bike, you might consider bikepacking bags instead of rack/panniers.
...
09-18-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 525
Posted By tyrion

jonathanf2 I just remembered facing disc brake...

jonathanf2 I just remembered facing disc brake mounts is a thing:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zBsqYnYj_sE
09-17-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 525
Posted By tyrion

That's what I would do at this point. I assume...

That's what I would do at this point. I assume the adapter is aluminum, so it would't be that difficult to shave off a bit at an angle.
09-13-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 617
Posted By tyrion

That's a mountain bike cassette, so if you put it...

That's a mountain bike cassette, so if you put it on a gravel bike, it's a mullet.
09-13-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,413
Posted By tyrion

It's a trick. If you show your carbon bike,...

It's a trick. If you show your carbon bike, you'll get kicked out of the club.

This is called "carbon phishing". Don't post any pics of carbon bikes.
09-12-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,017
Posted By tyrion

These are very puncture resistant tires: ...

These are very puncture resistant tires:

https://www.schwalbetires.com/bike_tires/road_tires/Marathon_Plus_HS440

These kind of "armored" tires, along with tire liners and airless tires - they...
09-05-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 873
Posted By tyrion

I have lots of lower back issues and for me the...

I have lots of lower back issues and for me the best remedy is stretching, the most important/effective stretch (for me) is knee to opposite shoulder. Not to rule out strength training. My first...
09-05-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,052
Posted By tyrion

A dented rim is cool, but a bent frame is even...

A dented rim is cool, but a bent frame is even cooler.
09-03-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 410
Posted By tyrion

For Rohloff push-me pull-you shifting?

For Rohloff push-me pull-you shifting?
09-03-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,548
Posted By tyrion

Incorrect. A fatter tire rolls over softer ground...

Incorrect. A fatter tire rolls over softer ground much more efficiently, is less susceptible to cracks in the road, and has overall less rolling resistance at a given pressure.

The recent increase...
Forum: Commuting
09-02-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,327
Posted By tyrion

If you're located close to an REI store I'd go...

If you're located close to an REI store I'd go with the REI, hands down. They have great service, free tune up after break-in, and their house brand is always good value. Plus you have a year to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,816
Posted By tyrion

Do an image search on "transamerica race bike...

Do an image search on "transamerica race bike setup" for some ideas.
08-30-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 578
Posted By tyrion

Resin disc brake pads don't sound as scratchy as...

Resin disc brake pads don't sound as scratchy as metallic pads.
08-30-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 231
Views: 7,459
Posted By tyrion

Hysteresis loss in the frame can be compensated...

Hysteresis loss in the frame can be compensated with low hysteresis chain lube.
Forum: Foo
08-30-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,643
Posted By tyrion

I remember in peak Covid shutdown last year, when...

I remember in peak Covid shutdown last year, when everyone was complaining about it, I thought how much worse it would lockdown life would be without the internet.
08-28-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 896
Posted By tyrion

Those painted lines can be super slick with just...

Those painted lines can be super slick with just a hint of moisture (morning dew, etc.), so if it's moist out try to take those painted areas straight ahead straight upright. And 100psi tire pressure...
08-27-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,971
Posted By tyrion

FWIW, I put a 44-32-22 mountain triple on my bike...

FWIW, I put a 44-32-22 mountain triple on my bike (Breezer Radar) for less than $200 (crankset, bar-end shifters, shift cables, FD). It would probably cost a little more now due to pandemic pricing.
Forum: Foo
08-27-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,643
Posted By tyrion

In a sense there are 2 internets: the...

In a sense there are 2 internets: the "traditional" internet where people post information and read information and argue, and the newer monetized internet where companies make tons of money by...
Forum: Foo
08-24-21, 01:34 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,052
Posted By tyrion

80 drummer years is like 120 normal years. ...

80 drummer years is like 120 normal years.

RIP.
Forum: Foo
08-23-21, 05:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,321
Posted By tyrion

We're coming and we're bringing our pot with us....

We're coming and we're bringing our pot with us. (We'll trade pot for smoked brisket)
Forum: Foo
08-18-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 629
Views: 21,238
Posted By tyrion

The "save the driver, kill the cyclist" option is...

The "save the driver, kill the cyclist" option is a $20k upgrade.

Seriously, a moral question fast approaching: should you be able to buy the more "selfish" system?
08-17-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,637
Posted By tyrion

You definitely feel those side knobs when you lay...

You definitely feel those side knobs when you lay it down in a corner on pavement. It feels a little unnerving, and I never corner as hard with a gravel tire on pavement than I do with a slicker...
08-17-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,145
Posted By tyrion

Censorship is practiced in 99% of the forums on...

Censorship is practiced in 99% of the forums on the internet.
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