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Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,958
Posted By Sy Reene

2 ozs.. are you serious? I think you're off by a...

2 ozs.. are you serious? I think you're off by a decimal. The ones I have weigh about 5-6 grams.
07-10-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 879
Posted By wolfchild

If you were to collide with a truck parked in...

If you were to collide with a truck parked in front of you, that would be 100% your fault for not paying attention and for not thinking ahead and for not planning an evasive move....If you got hit...
07-10-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 879
Posted By Wileyrat

h I composed a long post explaining to you the...

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I composed a long post explaining to you the way the MV laws are regarding utility work and traffic restrictions, but it timed out before I had a chance to post it. So, I'm just going to say you...
07-10-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 879
Posted By Wileyrat

You do realize that it's nothing more than a...

You do realize that it's nothing more than a phone call for someone like me to have that bike lane closed for a considerable "safe" working distance, don't you? I've been riding long before there...
07-10-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 879
Posted By Wileyrat

I work for a major utility, if our underground...

I work for a major utility, if our underground facilities are in the bike lane, or our equipment cabinets are right next to the bike lane, while I'll feel bad for being there, you're going to go...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,553
Posted By WhyFi

Lots of weird insinuations going on here, but not...

Lots of weird insinuations going on here, but not much is salient.

Sure, more users makes their data more robust - are you insinuating that people are leaving in droves and it's endangering that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,553
Posted By ridinginjeans

UBER isnít innovative. Strava is. UBER wonít...

UBER isnít innovative. Strava is. UBER wonít survive in its current form. The experience has gone downhill for the past three years.

The Strava experience is very good, and not expensive.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,553
Posted By datlas

Interesting that the OP is not paying for Bike...

Interesting that the OP is not paying for Bike Forums. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,553
Posted By dr_max

Give Strava a break

https://strava.app.link/vzFD9AOMN7

so much anger against strava for charging $5 monthly.

why people these days think they should not have to pay for other peopleís work but if they donít pay...
07-02-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,197
Posted By AlmostTrick

Sometimes, there are no witnesses and no...

Sometimes, there are no witnesses and no survivors.
06-29-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,702
Posted By shelbyfv

Obviously most of us enjoy it in some fashion. ...

Obviously most of us enjoy it in some fashion. If folks aren't happy, it's easier to leave than it is to sign up!
06-29-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,702
Posted By AlmostTrick

Tough crowd.

Tough crowd.
06-28-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,702
Posted By shelbyfv

Seems OP had an opportunity to ease out of this...

Seems OP had an opportunity to ease out of this but chose instead to double down. :foo: Will be interesting to see what he ends up with for a bike since he's alienated all his shops and apparently...
06-28-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,702
Posted By BNSF

Yes, but he wraps up his first post by telling us...

Yes, but he wraps up his first post by telling us he's about to begin the process again, looking for a new bike for himself, and is looking here for advice, alternatives or snarkiness.
06-27-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,702
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

so so essentially we (AGAIN) are debating the...

so so essentially we (AGAIN) are debating the merits of the LBS!!! I'll check back next week when this thread reaches 100 posts!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 972
Posted By burnthesheep

Oddly enough, when some shoe covers and socks...

Oddly enough, when some shoe covers and socks with "aero trip" seams in the fabric were banned..........elite time triallists experimented with leaving a little strip of hair not shaved on their legs...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,780
Posted By smashndash

Not sure when I did this, unless I misinterpreted...

Not sure when I did this, unless I misinterpreted what RChung said.

Youíre right that I made a poor assumption. Not everyone is made happy by the same things. But the best I can do is share my...
06-11-20, 09:40 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,178
Posted By livedarklions

No, I didn't imply it, I out and out said it. I'm...

No, I didn't imply it, I out and out said it. I'm not getting into years-long conflicts with such people as some kind of weird hobby. And having someone try to run you over with their van isn't just...
06-10-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,178
Posted By MattTheHat

I pretty much figure Iím too boring to stalk. And...

I pretty much figure Iím too boring to stalk. And if someone really wants to know where I live...theyíd just...follow me home.
06-09-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,382
Posted By MoAlpha

At least the caffeine addict is getting coffee.

At least the caffeine addict is getting coffee.
06-09-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,599
Posted By rydabent

Or-----------you could just get on a simple bike...

Or-----------you could just get on a simple bike and ride for the enjoyment and exercise.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,427
Posted By Velo Vol

Perhaps.

Perhaps.
06-07-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,674
Posted By njkayaker

You are sure to hurt yourself with all this...

You are sure to hurt yourself with all this spinning.

As inaccurate as radar might possibly be, it's not likely that it registered 48 mph if you were going no faster than 25 mph.

That you,...
06-07-20, 05:00 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,493
Posted By shelbyfv

Welcome to BF! Happy you are enjoying the...

Welcome to BF! Happy you are enjoying the attention but maybe it's not the mirror. Do you have anything else unusual going on? :foo:
06-04-20, 05:29 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,927
Posted By Thomas15

I actually enjoy reading posts that begin with...

I actually enjoy reading posts that begin with "I'm new to the bicycling scene and I just got a smokin deal on a ....(30 year old entry level road bike). All it needs are new brakes, tires, tubes,...
06-03-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,927
Posted By shelbyfv

Saving every comment one has made on BF and able...

Saving every comment one has made on BF and able to recycle them at will! Remarkable.... Wasn't Howard Hughes rumored to have saved his toenail clippings?
06-03-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,927
Posted By Reynolds

Other good topics are: CF vs metal Disc vs...

Other good topics are:
CF vs metal
Disc vs rim brakes
Carrying while riding
Waving
Average speed
...and many more
06-03-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,927
Posted By dedhed

I can see some of you are kind of new around here.

I can see some of you are kind of new around here.
06-02-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,674
Posted By njkayaker

He hasn't claimed "his friend" wasn't speeding. ...

He hasn't claimed "his friend" wasn't speeding.

(Seems pretty certain "his friend" was speeding.)
06-02-20, 02:43 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,674
Posted By njkayaker

How fast was your "friend" riding? What was the...

How fast was your "friend" riding? What was the speed limit there?


Really?


Really?

(You'd likely need to provide sort of reference for either of these before anybody would consider these...
06-02-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,674
Posted By probe1957

If you are guilty, why not just pay the fine and...

If you are guilty, why not just pay the fine and move on?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,669
Posted By TakingMyTime

I have not and will not watch this. No matter...

I have not and will not watch this. No matter when or where he was interviewed, at whatever age... he always sounded like and carried himself as a prick. Drugs or not, he's a prick.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 05:26 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,669
Posted By ZHVelo

Just watching his drug riddled, worn out face...

Just watching his drug riddled, worn out face nowadays is satisfaction enough.
05-30-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,736
Posted By Wildwood

Buy 2 bikes. Square hole, round peg conundrum.

Buy 2 bikes.
Square hole, round peg conundrum.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,501
Posted By RChung

Whoa. Plot twist. Didn't see that coming.

Whoa. Plot twist. Didn't see that coming.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-27-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,501
Posted By noodle soup

No, you aren't elite. He wanted some...

No, you aren't elite.

He wanted some At-a-boys.

:rolleyes:
05-27-20, 03:18 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,454
Posted By Doctor Morbius

You're being a putz! You win the...

You're being a putz!

You win the "cancellation crybaby thread" award.
05-26-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,454
Posted By noimagination

For some of us, it is possible to be sympathetic...

For some of us, it is possible to be sympathetic regarding the horrible effects that the pandemic has had on many thousands of people, and also, while keeping things in perspective, to regret the...
05-25-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,688
Posted By ups

If you have to ask....you have your answer😁😁😁

If you have to ask....you have your answer😁😁😁
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,501
Posted By znomit

Without posting a bike pic against a white garage...

Without posting a bike pic against a white garage door we really can't tell.
05-22-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,146
Posted By JW in AK

So what you're saying is you've never actually...

So what you're saying is you've never actually been inside of an REI.
05-22-20, 04:38 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 4,169
Posted By Bluesfrog

Downhillmaster. Really? Maybe you didn't listen...

Downhillmaster. Really? Maybe you didn't listen when you were told if you can't say something good just don't say anything? Or maybe you are just a Troll. Be Well, Bluesfrog.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,983
Posted By tomato coupe

OMG you're right! Thank goodness this doesn't...

OMG you're right! Thank goodness this doesn't happen with other consumer products.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,957
Posted By 2seven0

Pithy insults notwithstanding, I'd like for...

Pithy insults notwithstanding, I'd like for anyone to refute my position with facts and common sense:
Is the Wuhan Virus (COVID-19) a hoax? No!!
Is it extremely dangerous if not deadly to a very...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 5,957
Posted By 2seven0

News flash: "Until it's safe" means NEVER!! I...

News flash: "Until it's safe" means NEVER!! I guess FDR was just a blithering fool to have opined that the only thing we had to fear was fear itself. Shake the fairy dust from your skirts and go...
05-19-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,307
Posted By RiceAWay

Bikes are not cars and there is so little change...

Bikes are not cars and there is so little change from year to year that you charge whatever the market will bear. What do you think is better, a new Trek aluminum bike with lower end Shimano parts on...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,654
Posted By waters60

Letís say Iím on a 67 mile, 6,000í ride like...

Letís say Iím on a 67 mile, 6,000í ride like yesterday. I love riding and it puts me in a great mood. I pass some of these folks going the other way and say How ya doin? I get nothing from some, just...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,654
Posted By eaglesandcycling

I see your point but it just seems a bit more in...

I see your point but it just seems a bit more in this sport..maybe im totally wrong tho
05-14-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 951
Posted By TJtheWrecker

To clarify guys, the bike shop guys were always...

To clarify guys, the bike shop guys were always chill. He had said that they need to review the bike because I confessed before returning that I messed up the saddle a bit while bringing down the...
05-13-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 951
Posted By mstateglfr

Well I'm 6'5...so my height.. The 58 could...

Well I'm 6'5...so my height..

The 58 could work well for someone 6'1-6'5, depending on their individual measurements and the 61 might work for 6'3-6'6 or so.

My point was that a 63cm stack...
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