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Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 28,766
Posted By Bah Humbug

That's one of the reasons I refuse to get in - if...

That's one of the reasons I refuse to get in - if I'm paying, it offends me hugely to then have to grind like it's a freemium bull**** mobile game.

That and, as it turns out, TSS is TSS and it can...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 28,766
Posted By Bah Humbug

Maybe we should just stop tossing people into...

Maybe we should just stop tossing people into boxes so that we can make lazy generalizations about them.
01-19-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 60
Posted By Bah Humbug

The "three horizontal lines" are called the...

The "three horizontal lines" are called the "hamburger", for future reference.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 571
Posted By Bah Humbug

Which leads to another important question...

Which leads to another important question...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 28,766
Posted By Bah Humbug

But is it a naughty pump?

But is it a naughty pump?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 28,766
Posted By Bah Humbug

If you're open to my feedback, they came on my...

If you're open to my feedback, they came on my S1. After the first flat, which didn't take long, I swapped them for the GP4000S (not the II, which hadn't been released). That was an obvious-enough...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 28,766
Posted By Bah Humbug

Well yeah, but... I've never seen proof. They...

Well yeah, but... I've never seen proof. They say "stiff enough for Di2!", whatever that means. What's the stiffness requirement for Di2? The shop manager told me the aero ones are stiffer too....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 249
Posted By Bah Humbug

It would be harder if you didn't leave one of the...

It would be harder if you didn't leave one of the sizes clearly showing in the picture.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 28,766
Posted By Bah Humbug

:hug: You know we're all here for you.

:hug:

You know we're all here for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 571
Posted By Bah Humbug

Yes, the Shimano four-bolt cranks are all 110BCD,...

Yes, the Shimano four-bolt cranks are all 110BCD, so it's doable. Your DZero (there are two of those in my household, so good taste!), however, has a traditional five-bolt pattern. That's still not...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-20, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 28,766
Posted By Bah Humbug

So they're suuuuuure nothing's wrong with your...

So they're suuuuuure nothing's wrong with your head?

:roflmao:

In all seriousness, glad to hear you're in the clear and thanks for the follow-up!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 28,766
Posted By Bah Humbug

Build Qi charging mats into the roads. Solving...

Build Qi charging mats into the roads. Solving problems all over the place.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,329
Posted By Bah Humbug

He's not wrong. Your comment even implies you...

He's not wrong. Your comment even implies you already know that.
01-15-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,423
Posted By Bah Humbug

If you do, be aware the manufacturer will likely...

If you do, be aware the manufacturer will likely consider it second-hand and you'll be without a warranty from day one.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 28,766
Posted By Bah Humbug

It was when the Speedster was the basis for the...

It was when the Speedster was the basis for the Skystice.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 28,766
Posted By Bah Humbug

So you come with a Boxster and talk about Johnny...

So you come with a Boxster and talk about Johnny Lunchpailmobiles?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 28,766
Posted By Bah Humbug

Which is still a GM anyway.

Which is still a GM anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 870
Posted By Bah Humbug

By spreading my lack of talent across three...

By spreading my lack of talent across three sports, I can achieve the most minor of glory by beating cubicle dads whose doctors told them they needed some exercise.

The swimming also keeps us from...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,224
Posted By Bah Humbug

Better than my previous answer: I have been...

Better than my previous answer:

I have been swimming in the deeper portion of the roped-off swimming area of a public lake, and my swimming is so ugly the lifeguard yelled at me because he thought...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 28,766
Posted By Bah Humbug

Ah... yeah, unless you want to go aero or a full...

Ah... yeah, unless you want to go aero or a full WW wheelset I wouldn't bother upgrading those. The only "flaw" in the GPs is round, unbutted spokes. I'm all about replacing stock RS10s, Mavics,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,285
Posted By Bah Humbug

No flame, but someone clearly misled you about...

No flame, but someone clearly misled you about stack and reach and your reaction is understandable given that misinformation. Let's start here:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,224
Posted By Bah Humbug

Remember, the Puritans left England to come here.

Remember, the Puritans left England to come here.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,224
Posted By Bah Humbug

Ok we need the rest of that story.

Ok we need the rest of that story.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 28,766
Posted By Bah Humbug

Yes, blasting it to the air. It's unfortunately...

Yes, blasting it to the air. It's unfortunately common here.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 28,766
Posted By Bah Humbug

Also, hot take: Romo is a better broadcaster than...

Also, hot take: Romo is a better broadcaster than he was QB.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,509
Posted By Bah Humbug

Which also means they've been prioritizing the...

Which also means they've been prioritizing the fixed forks to new bikes and letting their existing customers wait for surplus production to fulfill the recall. If I were in your position I would be...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 870
Posted By Bah Humbug

Sounds like you're having fun!

Sounds like you're having fun!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,224
Posted By Bah Humbug

I have ridden a road bike in a tri kit. I have...

I have ridden a road bike in a tri kit.
I have used a disc wheel and aero helmet on training rides.
I have ridden in just bibs or shorts, no jersey.

I have not peed my bike, however.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 28,766
Posted By Bah Humbug

I am indeed aware. My entire point here is I...

I am indeed aware. My entire point here is I wish I had gone to school in a city I would have stayed in, because I wound up wasting a number of my years in Albany before I got out. There are only a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 28,766
Posted By Bah Humbug

As was alluded to but not stated, the original...

As was alluded to but not stated, the original "Addiction" was about patentcad's then-new Scott Addict. People started posting a lot of random stuff in it, and it turned into a banter thread.
...
01-11-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 160
Views: 9,672
Posted By Bah Humbug

Late to the party, but I can answer that. It...

Late to the party, but I can answer that.

It happened when every knock on my door is for a petition or some effing salesman trying to tell me he'd like to give me a "free roof evaluation" or...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,329
Posted By Bah Humbug

It's also only one extra gear in one spot,...

It's also only one extra gear in one spot, whether it's gaining an 11, a 28/30/32/34, or a single gear in the middle (a 16, maybe). If that's not a spot that's bugged you, or you're happy with your...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 28,766
Posted By Bah Humbug

Well it would be nice to have you (and others)...

Well it would be nice to have you (and others) contribute, but it's fun to know people find this thread interesting. I would have thought this was dreadfully dull or everyone else.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,308
Posted By Bah Humbug

Interesting - for me they're the tightest tire by...

Interesting - for me they're the tightest tire by far. The Michelin P4E and Hutchinson 11Storm are both laughably easy by comparison.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 431
Posted By Bah Humbug

There's a whole lot that factors into that. ...

There's a whole lot that factors into that.

1) Just like bike booms, there was a tri boom about a decade ago, and then a steady slump through now. This most affected local short-distance races,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-20, 12:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 5,308
Posted By Bah Humbug

They mounted the same for me as the 4000SII, so...

They mounted the same for me as the 4000SII, so itís puzzling you couldnít get it on. Maybe even a little easier.
01-05-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,530
Posted By Bah Humbug

Many motorists do run into pedestrians,...

Many motorists do run into pedestrians, motorcycles, cyclists, deer, cats, dogs, elk, and A variety of other hazards, and did so prior to the invention of the smartphone. That concern is hardly...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-20, 12:00 AM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 28,766
Posted By Bah Humbug

Damn skippy. And yes, technically everyone...

Damn skippy.

And yes, technically everyone outside of the Northern Africa/ Middle East region is an immigrant, in the sense that there are no wild horses in America (only feral escaped...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-20, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 28,766
Posted By Bah Humbug

Iím not sure that would be called anything else....

Iím not sure that would be called anything else. Itís how AGís parents got here and they certainly consider themselves immigrants.

I mean heck, my ancestors immigrated. Itís just been 355 years.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 2,506
Views: 28,766
Posted By Bah Humbug

I have. Technically itís nicer, but itís still an...

I have. Technically itís nicer, but itís still an extended torture session in a demon machine. Iíd have been as happy with a divider between me and anyone else but AG.

What I really want is full...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,335
Posted By Bah Humbug

Hotly debated at ST. Rational thought is that no,...

Hotly debated at ST. Rational thought is that no, disks are not faster. Only manufacturer data shows them as such, and Cervelo had to delete a white paper that showed the P5D as no faster than the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-20, 01:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 679
Posted By Bah Humbug

Upgrade fever in tri geeks puts roadies to shame....

Upgrade fever in tri geeks puts roadies to shame. I have a friend - real life friend, as in go swimming with him - who was so smitten by the 858 that he had to go and immediately sell his...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 679
Posted By Bah Humbug

Within the context of comparison to a...

Within the context of comparison to a Speedwagen... and like-for-like, ST hasnít seen a difference in independent tunnel tests.

By contrast, my P2 saves 50 watts at the same speed vs my old S1,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 6,676
Posted By Bah Humbug

Also late to the party with rims that werenít...

Also late to the party with rims that werenít super-skinny, or had modern (non-V) aero profiles. It was hard to justify looking at them for a premium; wifey has Aksiums now just for use on the STAC,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,954
Posted By Bah Humbug

It’s a good skill to develop, as annoying as it...

It’s a good skill to develop, as annoying as it can be at first.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 679
Posted By Bah Humbug

And the old ones arenít even slower, just less...

And the old ones arenít even slower, just less integration and less tire clearance. Fantastic bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,032
Posted By Bah Humbug

People train in a manner appropriate to their...

People train in a manner appropriate to their competition. Shocking.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 679
Posted By Bah Humbug

If you can’t move the saddle forward enough, I...

If you can’t move the saddle forward enough, I would be very hesitant to try this - moving your torso lower will close your hip angle and hobble you on the run.

The best solution is to get a used...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,335
Posted By Bah Humbug

One of my favorite things about rim brakes is how...

One of my favorite things about rim brakes is how dirt cheap the Jet 6 Plus is for what it is, and brakes awesome. The C24 is similar in terms of premium with an aluminum core, yes?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-31-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 25,831
Posted By Bah Humbug

Runner's World is the Bicycling of running. ...

Runner's World is the Bicycling of running. Heel-toe drop is the difference in stack height of a shoe between heel and toe; 16mm was traditional, but low or zero is becoming more popular. I'm a fan...
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