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06-30-14, 09:20 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,838
Posted By roadandmountain

LOL, 1) you don't even know what facts I'm...

LOL, 1) you don't even know what facts I'm referring to and 2) you never had any to begin with. :)

I'll be happy to have a discussion with anyone who is coherent, however.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-14, 09:13 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,068
Posted By roadandmountain

It's hard to say exactly since SRAM hasn't...

It's hard to say exactly since SRAM hasn't released sales figures since 2010.

SRAM Corporation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SRAM_Corporation)

If you take an...
06-30-14, 06:51 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,838
Posted By roadandmountain

You can easily find quality sunglasses with...

You can easily find quality sunglasses with vented lenses for around $25 to $40.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-14, 06:42 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,068
Posted By roadandmountain

Probably closer to 5%.

Probably closer to 5%.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-14, 06:42 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,068
Posted By roadandmountain

25%********** NO WAY. Shimano's bicycle...

25%********** NO WAY.

Shimano's bicycle revenue in 2013 was $2.1 BILLION. Campy's was $150 million.

Shimano's revenue is FOURTEEN TIMES Campy's in the component group market, not 2X.

Can...
06-30-14, 04:30 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,838
Posted By roadandmountain

Nope, we don't disagree. You're just in denial...

Nope, we don't disagree. You're just in denial about the facts.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-14, 03:10 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,341
Posted By roadandmountain

Get them repaired for $600.

Get them repaired for $600.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-14, 02:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,341
Posted By roadandmountain

Use them as a kickstand.

Use them as a kickstand.
Forum: Commuting
06-30-14, 02:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,181
Posted By roadandmountain

How about getting contacts? That way you can get...

How about getting contacts? That way you can get any pair of sunglasses you want without restriction. :)
06-30-14, 02:12 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,838
Posted By roadandmountain

BTW the nice thing about buying 10 pair at $20 -...

BTW the nice thing about buying 10 pair at $20 - $40 a pop instead of 1 pair at $300+ per pop is that I have a different pair for every occasion. I have polarized lenses, multi-lenses with clear for...
06-30-14, 02:01 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,838
Posted By roadandmountain

I've had most of my sunglasses for over 4 years...

I've had most of my sunglasses for over 4 years and none of them have broken. None of the lenses are scratched. I keep all of them in either a hardcase or soft zipped shell. I keep the lenses clean...
06-30-14, 01:55 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,838
Posted By roadandmountain

LOL, no, you can be a badass as long as you wear...

LOL, no, you can be a badass as long as you wear your wraparound sunglasses. :)
06-30-14, 01:33 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,838
Posted By roadandmountain

I've already proved you're a charlatan. Give it a...

I've already proved you're a charlatan. Give it a rest. You're a fraud. You haven't done any research and you've tried to draw invalid conclusions based upon your anecdotal contact with 80 year old...
06-30-14, 01:31 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,838
Posted By roadandmountain

My work is done here, fellas. You know what you...

My work is done here, fellas. You know what you need to do to stay healthy. So, stay healthy. :)
06-30-14, 01:27 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,838
Posted By roadandmountain

LOL... "I get diabetic patients over 80." ...

LOL... "I get diabetic patients over 80." "Almost all of them have cataracts." "Therefore, everyone will get cataracts." Dude, it's time to stop smokin crack, LMAO!
06-30-14, 01:24 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,838
Posted By roadandmountain

You're starting to figure it out, bucko. Better...

You're starting to figure it out, bucko. Better late than never, I suppose, lol.

The people who get cataracts are engaging in BEHAVIORS WHICH LEAD TO CATARACTS:

1. diabetes: poor diet and a...
06-30-14, 01:21 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,838
Posted By roadandmountain

BTW, as long as we're using "anecdotal data"...

BTW, as long as we're using "anecdotal data" here.... I was out on a 2.5 hour ride yesterday late afternoon. Although I didn't look for it specifically, my guess is that maybe only 10% of people...
06-30-14, 01:12 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,838
Posted By roadandmountain

Use the scroll function on your mouse: :) ...

Use the scroll function on your mouse: :)

https://www.nei.nih.gov/eyedata/cataract.asp

I'm not sure if you've figured this out yet, but the people who come to your office are there because they...
06-30-14, 01:06 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,633
Posted By roadandmountain

Wear a helmet with a visor. Problem solved.

Wear a helmet with a visor. Problem solved.
06-30-14, 01:04 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,838
Posted By roadandmountain

Nope, take a look at the breakdowns by race and...

Nope, take a look at the breakdowns by race and gender:

1. 50% higher in whites than for blacks and hispanics.
2. higher rates for females than males
3. below 50% for black males over 80.
4. a...
06-30-14, 12:38 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,838
Posted By roadandmountain

Still waiting for your citation showing that the...

Still waiting for your citation showing that the "vast majority" of people get cataracts and that "the only way to not get them is to die." :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-14, 12:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,341
Posted By roadandmountain

Send 'em to campagnolo. They'll repurpose them in...

Send 'em to campagnolo. They'll repurpose them in their Super Record Cranks.
06-30-14, 12:32 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,838
Posted By roadandmountain

MD's are not infallible. As a matter of fact, up...

MD's are not infallible. As a matter of fact, up to 440,000 people die every year due to doctor error. MD's are the 3rd leading cause of death in the U.S.

How Many Die From Medical Mistakes In...
06-30-14, 12:27 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,838
Posted By roadandmountain

I have two pairs of sunglasses with prescription...

I have two pairs of sunglasses with prescription inserts. Well under $50 apiece. They are AMAZING sunglasses.
06-30-14, 12:25 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,838
Posted By roadandmountain

LOL, just check your facts before you talk out of...

LOL, just check your facts before you talk out of your bottom end. :)
06-30-14, 12:21 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,838
Posted By roadandmountain

Wrong again, bucko. It's 50% of people over the...

Wrong again, bucko. It's 50% of people over the age of 80 in the U.S.
06-30-14, 11:59 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,759
Posted By roadandmountain

I shift a lot. Shift down before or after stop...

I shift a lot. Shift down before or after stop signs and red lights. Same with headwinds and hills. Shift up for downhills, with a draft or wind behind me.

Other than that, I don't shift much. :)
06-30-14, 11:55 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,838
Posted By roadandmountain

Cataracts are not inevitable. Get your facts...

Cataracts are not inevitable. Get your facts straight.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-14, 11:53 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,415
Posted By roadandmountain

What in god's name possessed you to take your...

What in god's name possessed you to take your nice bike to a performance shop for....repairs?!?!? On a whim? That's a major brainfart right there.

I kinda sorta get your righteous indignation...
06-30-14, 11:47 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,838
Posted By roadandmountain

A plastic frame is a plastic frame. Just be sure...

A plastic frame is a plastic frame. Just be sure to get polycarb lenses for 100% UV A/B protection. They WILL protect against cataracts and macular degeneration. Large lenses with full wraparound...
06-30-14, 11:43 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,838
Posted By roadandmountain

That's great but the oakleys are still a ripoff....

That's great but the oakleys are still a ripoff. I pay 1/10th or 1/15th of the price for comparable or even superior value.

There is no such thing as high end plastic.
06-30-14, 11:41 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,838
Posted By roadandmountain

Totally incoherent. Are you ok? Still...

Totally incoherent. Are you ok?

Still waiting for those "scientific citations" LMAO!
06-29-14, 08:33 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,838
Posted By roadandmountain

The prices people are willing to pay for plastic...

The prices people are willing to pay for plastic frames and lenses is insane.

I have maybe 10 pairs of sunglasses and probably paid around $250 for all of them combined. Several of those pair are...
06-29-14, 08:30 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,838
Posted By roadandmountain

Stop talking out of your behind.

Stop talking out of your behind.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-14, 02:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By roadandmountain

But Campy uses plastic in their cranks....

But Campy uses plastic in their cranks. Therefore, campy is on the rise. Plus, they've always been more campy.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-14, 12:55 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 788
Posted By roadandmountain

Suntour is lighter, and shifts faster. ...

Suntour is lighter, and shifts faster.

Therefore, suntour is on the rise.
06-28-14, 12:24 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 31,130
Posted By roadandmountain

GP's bridgestone always spec'ed expensive stuff,...

GP's bridgestone always spec'ed expensive stuff, breaking up component groups at their cost, and almost always upspecing. In GP's era, a $900 MB-2 had 3 main triangle prestige tubes, while a...
06-28-14, 12:20 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 31,130
Posted By roadandmountain

The bridgestone GP bikes were very much...

The bridgestone GP bikes were very much mainstream bikes. He liked to mix components from different groups for a weight and/or functional advantage. The geometry of the mtb's was a bit different but...
06-28-14, 12:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 31,130
Posted By roadandmountain

You have no citations or sales figures to back up...

You have no citations or sales figures to back up your speculation.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-14, 12:11 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,041
Posted By roadandmountain

I never thought of BBW as a nice, PC term for fat...

I never thought of BBW as a nice, PC term for fat women. I think of it as hey, you're just a big boned and large kinda gal.
06-28-14, 12:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,615
Posted By roadandmountain

Brilliant article. I just love reading delusional...

Brilliant article. I just love reading delusional posts from those who defend the dopers though. It's very interesting seeing the psychology of people who can't accept reality.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-14, 07:47 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,415
Posted By roadandmountain

99% eh? :) On the flip side, anyone can...

99% eh? :)

On the flip side, anyone can recite a litany of incompetent, rude, and flat out dishonest and corrupt merchants. Some say that 99% of all businesses are dishonest. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-14, 07:21 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,624
Posted By roadandmountain

lol.

lol.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-14, 05:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,974
Posted By roadandmountain

I wish shimano would reintroduce a road triple...

I wish shimano would reintroduce a road triple when it rolls out 12 speed cassettes in '16 or '17.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-14, 05:27 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,624
Posted By roadandmountain

I'll have to check out the article. They are a...

I'll have to check out the article. They are a few years behind shimano, and that worries me.

From what I've read, shimano's battery shifting is the best shifting system available right now. My...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-14, 05:25 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,624
Posted By roadandmountain

You seem angry. Are you ok?

You seem angry. Are you ok?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-14, 05:24 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,624
Posted By roadandmountain

LOL, that's completely nonsensical. Campag4Life...

LOL, that's completely nonsensical. Campag4Life is obviously a display of brand loyalty. As well as a comical example of 'internet thuggin' Are you in a gang? lulz
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-14, 04:57 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,415
Posted By roadandmountain

Yeah, I hate when people put words in your mouth....

Yeah, I hate when people put words in your mouth. It's a passive aggressive form of trolling. I'm just going to put those people on ignore.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-14, 04:55 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 8,415
Posted By roadandmountain

Exactly. There are definitely some bad...

Exactly. There are definitely some bad independent bike shops out there, and mediocre shops are the norm, but performance has managed to pull off the trick of creating a nationwide chain of bad shops...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-14, 04:51 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 14,624
Posted By roadandmountain

I wish it weren't the case, but I think sram is...

I wish it weren't the case, but I think sram is likely to be out of business in 5 - 10 years. They remind me a lot of suntour: similarly priced, a reputation for being a bit lighter but sloppier...
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