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12-11-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By livedarklions

Eulogy humor is a dangerous art form. ...

Eulogy humor is a dangerous art form.

Probably the right call.
12-11-19, 02:17 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,712
Posted By livedarklions

And when I buy a new helmet from a LBS, I'm...

And when I buy a new helmet from a LBS, I'm betting without knowing that they're as scrupulous as yours. Or that the truck the helmets were shipped was properly packed and they didn't bounce around...
12-11-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,712
Posted By livedarklions

I'm being argumentative here because you made the...

I'm being argumentative here because you made the very argumentative point that people who didn't discard a perfectly normal-looking helmet after 5 years were somehow "betting their lives" in a...
12-11-19, 03:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By livedarklions

A newbie who does centuries with 8000 feet of...

A newbie who does centuries with 8000 feet of climb?!
12-11-19, 03:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 283
Posted By livedarklions

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1020x680/gettyimages_3319674_7e0917d0a2ac5228144cf27450b6b86c1130fede.jpg
One of these on the handlebars is about what it takes for earbuds.
12-11-19, 02:57 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,712
Posted By livedarklions

You can say that again!

You can say that again!
12-10-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,712
Posted By livedarklions

" He would have survived the crash, but his...

" He would have survived the crash, but his helmet was six years old " said no one, ever.

Oh, and your last sentence really gives away the game. That's right, we can tell the difference between a...
12-10-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 834
Posted By livedarklions

Don't ever underestimate his micturition skills! ...

Don't ever underestimate his micturition skills!

I believe he is the authoritative expert in the field of Expert Authority of Things Sundry and Ill-Defined, and has received the award of the...
12-10-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,136
Posted By livedarklions

Great post! I'm a strict adherent of the...

Great post!

I'm a strict adherent of the "try stuff" method of bike selection. Those are some great examples of people finding they like something they weren't thinking of and ending up not being...
12-10-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 834
Posted By livedarklions

I don't think I learned anything I didn't already...

I don't think I learned anything I didn't already know, thank you. Since I can't really remember the incident, it's a bit hard to know what was going through my head, but yes I have been aware since...
12-10-19, 11:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 834
Posted By livedarklions

Sorry, but I don't think that's how any of this...

Sorry, but I don't think that's how any of this works. I just got hit by a car a couple weeks ago. I really don't remember actually getting hit, but nearest I can paste it together, the sun got in my...
12-10-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 187
Views: 14,379
Posted By livedarklions

I just realized that the Checker cabs were...

I just realized that the Checker cabs were absurdly common at the time of that song, and they've now disappeared. I didn't appreciate them until they were gone.
12-10-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 834
Posted By livedarklions

I think we're rerunning an argument we've had...

I think we're rerunning an argument we've had here before. We already know those are risk factors, how does knowing the details of any given incident tell me something about lighting, for example,...
12-10-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 834
Posted By livedarklions

I find the uninformed post-mortems based on the...

I find the uninformed post-mortems based on the sketchy information publicly available quite distasteful. This always degenerates into a debate over whether or not to blame the dead guy, and I don't...
12-10-19, 01:22 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,712
Posted By livedarklions

Five years is arbitrary, and there's really no...

Five years is arbitrary, and there's really no reason to believe you're making yourself safer by replacing a helmet that isn't showing significant damage or wear. To buy into your "bet" logic, you...
12-10-19, 12:55 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,136
Posted By livedarklions

My only. quibble is with the "when (not if)." ...

My only. quibble is with the "when (not if)." Riding the hoods on the kinds of bikes being described really isn't that different from riding a flat bar, and our expectations of what other people...
12-09-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,136
Posted By livedarklions

I've seen many people pick up a bike after...

I've seen many people pick up a bike after decades of never sitting on one. It comes back to you immediately, and 72 isn't that old these days. Never once have I ever heard anyone say they had to...
12-09-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,136
Posted By livedarklions

The two parts of your post that were...

The two parts of your post that were correct--like I said, there's a world of difference between having never ridden and used to ride a long time ago. I take it as a given that the OP is smart...
12-09-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 544
Posted By livedarklions

Nine more posts and you'll be able to post...

Nine more posts and you'll be able to post pictures.

There's no model name on the bike? Does it just say "Giant"?
12-09-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 706
Posted By livedarklions

Semi-related question: Has there ever been a...

Semi-related question: Has there ever been a production bicycle with a stainless steel frame?
Why are stainless steel frames pretty much just a novelty?
12-09-19, 10:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,136
Posted By livedarklions

Unlike probably most skills, there's a world of...

Unlike probably most skills, there's a world of difference between little and none when it comes to riding bikes. Barring some catastrophic health event, once you learn how to balance and steer a...
12-09-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 552
Posted By livedarklions

Good stories about riding are always welcome. ...

Good stories about riding are always welcome.

The least "meaningful" posts I see are ones where someone tells everybody else what they should or shouldn't like, or they put someone down for not...
12-09-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,641
Posted By livedarklions

And if the History Channel has taught me...

And if the History Channel has taught me anything, it's that we can't rule out the possibility that this was caused by aliens, therefore it was caused by aliens.

I agree with you completely. ...
12-09-19, 07:51 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,136
Posted By livedarklions

Nothing in the OP suggests that this is a person...

Nothing in the OP suggests that this is a person who has never ridden, and I doubt seriously that such a person would express a preference for drop bars.

You do understand that riding a bike is...
12-09-19, 05:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,136
Posted By livedarklions

I totally disagree with the trainer advice. If...

I totally disagree with the trainer advice. If someone is picking up the bicycle, it's probably because it's a form of exercise that can be fun.
12-08-19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,515
Posted By livedarklions

Does op think that companies set the resale value...

Does op think that companies set the resale value of their former models?
12-08-19, 05:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By livedarklions

Not so far. That would be stupid, and no one has...

Not so far. That would be stupid, and no one has said that here.
12-08-19, 05:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 390
Posted By livedarklions

I don't know if that's the best reason, but it's...

I don't know if that's the best reason, but it's not the only reason. I find it very useful for carrying my momentum into a steep hill climb. Also, on a flatbar, mixing it up is good just to get...
12-07-19, 11:37 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,515
Posted By livedarklions

Last I heard, Eddy is alive and well.

Last I heard, Eddy is alive and well.
12-07-19, 07:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 706
Posted By livedarklions

Just out of curiosity, does it rust more with...

Just out of curiosity, does it rust more with clear coat than it does with colored paint, or is it just that the rust shows under the clear coat and doesn't under color?
12-07-19, 12:41 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,136
Posted By livedarklions

Call it the Badass Barcalounger.

Call it the Badass Barcalounger.
12-07-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,712
Posted By livedarklions

I got myself hit by a car a couple weeks ago. I...

I got myself hit by a car a couple weeks ago. I consider "mostly ok" to be pretty lucky in my case even as I swear with pain every time I sneeze or tie my shoes.

My theory is never to spend more...
12-07-19, 04:33 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,712
Posted By livedarklions

Glad you're okay!

Glad you're okay!
12-07-19, 04:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,027
Posted By livedarklions

I think that depends on how much you want to...

I think that depends on how much you want to spend. I have the HS, which are relatively inexpensive, and I have a couple thousand trouble free miles on them.
12-06-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 966
Posted By livedarklions

Well, I only rode 7000 miles this year. How...

Well, I only rode 7000 miles this year. How about yourself? And I'm not riding much right now because I hate riding in snow..
12-06-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 966
Posted By livedarklions

Knock yourself out. Same basic trolling: ...

Knock yourself out. Same basic trolling:

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1182590-drop-bars-just-illusion-most-10.html

Take a piece of hardware, and state some variation...
12-06-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 966
Posted By livedarklions

Didn't we just have this stupid thread topic?

Didn't we just have this stupid thread topic?
12-06-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 966
Posted By livedarklions

Troll poster is trolling. Riding drop bars...

Troll poster is trolling.

Riding drop bars on the hoods is very comfortable, and I find the hand position a lot more comfortable over long distances than resting my hands flat on the flat bars....
12-06-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,641
Posted By livedarklions

If I had to bet at this point, my money would be...

If I had to bet at this point, my money would be on we'll never know what happened because it will be quietly settled or dropped.
12-06-19, 10:26 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 13,865
Posted By livedarklions

Only issue with this is if you have downtube...

Only issue with this is if you have downtube shifters. Any shifter on the handlebars can be used while standing, although I suppose it could be an issue with bar end shifters, but I haven't had...
12-06-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,222
Posted By livedarklions

I read it, but have no idea why you want the...

I read it, but have no idea why you want the information, and you just seem to be getting angrier and angrier as people answer your question. Obviously, you don't want to take no for an answer.
...
12-06-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,027
Posted By livedarklions

I'm surprised when I see 23 mm these days. I...

I'm surprised when I see 23 mm these days. I know LBS that don't even carry them anymore, I really think there's no point going smaller than 25.

If you're looking for durable tires in the...
12-06-19, 07:43 AM
12-06-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,222
Posted By livedarklions

What is it you're looking for here? We don't...

What is it you're looking for here? We don't have your bike, and no one can even understand what you're talking about. And no, I don't have cat eye glasses.

Will you feel better if we call your...
12-06-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,712
Posted By livedarklions

Buckles are, in essence moving parts, and...

Buckles are, in essence moving parts, and subject to wear over time. On a long ride, I'll take off and put on my helmet several times. I think I'd see strap wear, but I can see how the clipping...
12-05-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 8,967
Posted By livedarklions

I don't think all women would find it offensive,...

I don't think all women would find it offensive, but having seen the ad, I think it's entirely surprising that someone didn't notice the tone is at least a bit off, and that women might be put off by...
12-05-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 8,967
Posted By livedarklions

Well, me and my people get Chinese food, but I'm...

Well, me and my people get Chinese food, but I'm not exactly celebrating the holiday, just enjoying a day off.
12-05-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 8,967
Posted By livedarklions

I really don't relate to any of the people in the...

I really don't relate to any of the people in the ad, but I think if I were a young woman and this was supposed to represent me, that cult-like raving she's doing would be pretty disturbing.
12-05-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 8,967
Posted By livedarklions

So much for "it's the thought that counts." ...

So much for "it's the thought that counts."

Yeah, the idea that we give gifts to express our feelings about people, real radical stuff.
12-05-19, 01:16 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 8,967
Posted By livedarklions

Diamonds are the most amazing case of artificial...

Diamonds are the most amazing case of artificial scarcity, price fixing and marketing imaginable, but this will go wildly off-topic really fast.
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