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01-03-19, 09:56 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,500
Posted By ogmtb

Ah, the ole “saving seeds” malarkey...

Ah, the ole “saving seeds” malarkey (https://geneticliteracyproject.org/2016/08/17/why-activists-but-few-farmers-complain-they-cant-save-patented-seeds/) with a chaser from an Organic industry scare...
01-03-19, 07:43 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,500
Posted By ogmtb

Yeah, a propaganda piece with 18 peer reviewed...

Yeah, a propaganda piece with 18 peer reviewed studies foot-noted.

Also, if The Scientific American is propaganda in your world it’s no wonder you also buy into the “GMO = bad” marketing lies.
...
01-03-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,500
Posted By ogmtb

Your use of one the organic industry’s common...

Your use of one the organic industry’s common marketing themes - it’s the little organic guy(hero!) vs. corporate farmers(villains!).

”Sorry you can only think in terms of corporations.”
01-03-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,500
Posted By ogmtb

I have some really bad news for you about the...

I have some really bad news for you about the organic pesticides that you are eating/drinking/ingesting.
...
01-03-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,500
Posted By ogmtb

Ah, another marketing victim. Also, your...

Ah, another marketing victim.

Also, your many false assumptions about me do speak volumes about you, and your confusion.

That’s really sad.
01-03-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,500
Posted By ogmtb

For folks who aren’t lazy and/or incompetent,...

For folks who aren’t lazy and/or incompetent, there’s a great deal of information about the organic industry and their false marketing narratives just a few key strokes and mouse clicks away.
01-03-19, 04:11 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 6,500
Posted By ogmtb

This is false. This is also false. ...

This is false.



This is also false.

I'm not surprised that many folks are duped by "organic" marketing though.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,457
Posted By ogmtb

A Camrat would work and allow you to still use...

A Camrat would work and allow you to still use your light.

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1159978-interesting-marketing.html

You could also use a Mutherload to strap your...
01-03-19, 12:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By ogmtb

Your doctors' advice > advice from random, lay,...

Your doctors' advice > advice from random, lay, strangers on bikeforums
01-01-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,155
Posted By ogmtb

This makes absolutely no sense. Also, an...

This makes absolutely no sense.

Also, an Eagle GX cassette weighs ~ 448 grams, an 11 speed SLX 11-46 cassette weighs ~482 grams.
12-27-18, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3,340
Views: 428,500
Posted By ogmtb

Since "pvillemasher" is whining about photos,...

Since "pvillemasher" is whining about photos, here's a photo from this park that has banned electric motor bicycles.
...
12-27-18, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,631
Posted By ogmtb

Nope. That hasn't been my experience with...

Nope.

That hasn't been my experience with two different type of plugs (GI and Dynaplug) nor does your claim square with manufacturer recommendations.

"1. Is the Dynaplug® repair permanent?
The...
12-26-18, 07:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 995
Posted By ogmtb

My experience has been quite the opposite. ...

My experience has been quite the opposite.

My Guides, on two different bikes, weren't finicky to setup and were/are quiet. My kid's Guides weren't finicky to setup and are quiet. My Red HRDs...
12-26-18, 05:29 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,348
Posted By ogmtb

[/left] That's the thing. You're apparently...

[/left]
That's the thing. You're apparently unaware that there are many options for knee pads that run the gamut from hard shell DH style to lightweight flexible enduro/xc style.

"adding pads or...
12-26-18, 04:18 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,348
Posted By ogmtb

This is simply not true and illustrates that you...

This is simply not true and illustrates that you don't have any experience with modern day knee pads.
12-26-18, 01:06 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,148
Posted By ogmtb

You just proved my point, again.

You just proved my point, again.
12-26-18, 12:38 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 4,148
Posted By ogmtb

Look at the bright side - that big ole chip that...

Look at the bright side - that big ole chip that you carry around on your shoulder is folding.
12-25-18, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 410
Posted By ogmtb

Zero, nada, zilch, nothing. Never a single shoe...

Zero, nada, zilch, nothing. Never a single shoe cover in three plus decades of mountain biking.

What problem are you trying to solve?
12-24-18, 09:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,144
Posted By ogmtb

Ignore Kapusta’s warning at your own peril. ...

Ignore Kapusta’s warning at your own peril.

Lizardskins were proven to be a crappy product in the 90s. They are stanchion killers.

There is no need to wipe your stanchions after every muddy...
12-24-18, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3,340
Views: 428,500
Posted By ogmtb

Sign of the times. ...

Sign of the times.

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/noebikes_7ce1dcddacb01d4ea475864b5e529e1059c68359.jpg
12-23-18, 09:12 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,469
Posted By ogmtb

In related news, the sky is falling!!!

In related news, the sky is falling!!!
12-23-18, 07:13 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,469
Posted By ogmtb

The rotor is harder than the backing plate. ...

The rotor is harder than the backing plate.

In the real world the rotor is unscathed but slowing down becomes problematic. (see avatar)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-18, 07:09 PM
Replies: 2,344
Views: 295,681
Posted By ogmtb

Cool down ride. ...

Cool down ride.

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/mitchell_998bb5c304391210fc6f622ad8610a0b4d468edb.jpg
12-21-18, 10:56 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,179
Posted By ogmtb

On my RLT RDO there is plenty of room for 40mm...

On my RLT RDO there is plenty of room for 40mm Ramblers mounted on 25mm IW rims.
12-20-18, 02:09 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,743
Posted By ogmtb

It seems that the answer to my question is “no” -...

It seems that the answer to my question is “no” - you haven’t spent much time on a mountain bike.

I find my drops to be as comfortable as my riser bars on long rides. “Wide bars on an[sic] MTB...
12-20-18, 01:00 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 14,743
Posted By ogmtb

How much time have you actually spent on a mtb? ...

How much time have you actually spent on a mtb?

As someone who has spent a bunch of time on mtbs your comments don't make sense to me.
12-20-18, 11:35 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,179
Posted By ogmtb

You're assuming folks are upset or need to relax...

You're assuming folks are upset or need to relax when in fact some, like me, have been laughing the whole time.

Projection just induces more chuckling.

p.s. The cartoon was merely a...
12-20-18, 09:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,179
Posted By ogmtb

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/375x600/a0314870baf0d120b4fd320a24ca259d_3d597d894bd3f9d0f8a447228a832717db6265de.jpg
...
12-19-18, 09:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 7,179
Posted By ogmtb

Hmmm...seems a bit on the porky side. My...

Hmmm...seems a bit on the porky side.

My 59cm RLT RDO is 18.2 lbs with XTR pedals and two cages.
12-19-18, 10:00 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,348
Posted By ogmtb

The future is now (many years old actually) ...

The future is now (many years old actually)

https://www.velonews.com/2012/08/mountain/smarter-than-the-rock-instantly-hardening-g-form-body-armor_252473
12-18-18, 09:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 996
Posted By ogmtb

While I agree that "mtb_addict" is false...

While I agree that "mtb_addict" is false advertising, a misnomer, or both, the A-to-C measurement for a given amount of fork travel can vary by manufacturer, and that will affect handling.

See...
12-18-18, 03:28 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 5,348
Posted By ogmtb

All it took was one nutty post to raise this...

All it took was one nutty post to raise this thread from an 11 month slumber.
12-18-18, 10:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,536
Posted By ogmtb

The 5010 won't remind you of the KHS. Completely...

The 5010 won't remind you of the KHS. Completely different characteristics.
12-16-18, 08:16 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,202
Posted By ogmtb

FYI: Vintage Raleighs hand-crafted in...

FYI:

Vintage Raleighs hand-crafted in England have no relation, other than name, with the low-end, mass produced Raleighs that are for sale today.
12-16-18, 03:24 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,202
Posted By ogmtb

It’s really simple: How do you define...

It’s really simple:

How do you define quality?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-15-18, 09:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,266
Posted By ogmtb

That's odd. My son has been running these...

That's odd.

My son has been running these with his Reynolds for a year without issue:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0744WPWRH/
12-14-18, 01:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,278
Posted By ogmtb

One doesn't need to have built and raced autoX...

One doesn't need to have built and raced autoX cars* to understand that it doesn't make sense" just like a car disc brake not getting hit with water from behind" to put a spoke protector on a fork to...
12-14-18, 12:35 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,278
Posted By ogmtb

Says the guy who posted a photo showing a brake...

Says the guy who posted a photo showing a brake dust shield.



Says the guy who thinks it makes sense to put a spoke protector on a front wheel to protect the disc rotor.

Amazing.
12-14-18, 11:42 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,278
Posted By ogmtb

It makes no sense since a car disc does not have...

It makes no sense since a car disc does not have a shield to prevent it from getting hit with water from behind.



Obviously.



Your picture of a shield to protect a brake disc from getting...
12-14-18, 11:36 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,470
Posted By ogmtb

The answer to your question is right there in my...

The answer to your question is right there in my first response. I'll highlight it for you.

"So many folks cant grasp that bankruptcy does not always equal out of business, a shaky future, etc. It...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-18, 09:08 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 3,167
Posted By ogmtb

I hope you’re sitting down for this, because...

I hope you’re sitting down for this, because you’re in for a big shock:

Millions of people around the world don’t need roads for cycling.

For example: the guy in my second photo.
12-14-18, 08:03 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,470
Posted By ogmtb

The answer to your question (and the OP’s...

The answer to your question (and the OP’s question, and many other questions in this thread) is just a few keystrokes and mouse clicks away:
...
12-14-18, 07:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,470
Posted By ogmtb

Hmmmm...what I think about you, one way or...

Hmmmm...what I think about you, one way or another, has absolutely zero impact of how I feel.

Your odd response seems to indicate that you’re somehow offended here. Hopefully that’s not the case...
12-13-18, 09:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 475
Posted By ogmtb

Since decades ago my dropouts have been 130mm,...

Since decades ago my dropouts have been 130mm, 135mm, 140mm and 142mm. Handlebar clamp sizes across that same time have been 25.4, 31.8 and 35mm.

I'm not seeing the rapid standardization that you...
12-13-18, 02:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,102
Posted By ogmtb

I also don't worry about goat heads or pieces of...

I also don't worry about goat heads or pieces of tire wire anymore. I went a lighter, more supple route though by going tubeless.
12-13-18, 02:10 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,470
Posted By ogmtb

This is a deeper dive, with actual data: ...

This is a deeper dive, with actual data:

https://repository.law.umich.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1349&context=mlr
12-13-18, 01:23 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,470
Posted By ogmtb

As the Forbes article shows, it's more common for...

As the Forbes article shows, it's more common for businesses filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection to not go out of business.

Anyone who actually reads the Niner filing should understand...
12-13-18, 12:31 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,470
Posted By ogmtb

You just proved my point.

You just proved my point.
12-13-18, 11:05 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,470
Posted By ogmtb

So many folks cant grasp that bankruptcy does not...

So many folks cant grasp that bankruptcy does not always equal out of business, a shaky future, etc. It really speaks to the poor job we do as a society in educating our citizens about basic...
12-11-18, 12:44 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,278
Posted By ogmtb

Cool? I wouldn't go that far but different...

Cool? I wouldn't go that far but different strokes for different folks.
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