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Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 4,650
Posted By tomato coupe

That's why so many centuries now have...

That's why so many centuries now have confessionals set up at the aid stations.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,389
Posted By tomato coupe

B. Sarcastic

B. Sarcastic
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 3,389
Posted By tomato coupe

:foo: Which is why pro cyclists never attack --...

:foo:
Which is why pro cyclists never attack -- it's a waste of time since it doesn't actually produce any acceleration. I guess most pro cyclists just try to "out-average" the other riders.
07-11-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,035
Posted By tomato coupe

I'll admit it, my position has changed now that...

I'll admit it, my position has changed now that everything has been explained to me in a really large font.
07-11-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,526
Posted By tomato coupe

You'd also save a lot of time and money looking...

You'd also save a lot of time and money looking for that "perfect" saddle.
07-11-20, 12:50 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,526
Posted By tomato coupe

Post #8...

Post #8 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=8)
07-10-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,526
Posted By tomato coupe

And how many of those people have been told to...

And how many of those people have been told to leave the thread?
07-10-20, 10:28 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,526
Posted By tomato coupe

In all fairness, he made a perfectly reasonable...

In all fairness, he made a perfectly reasonable suggestion in his first post, and was immediately asked to butt out of the thread. That's hardly encouraging healthy debate.
07-10-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,341
Posted By tomato coupe

Owning two identical bikes would be like eating...

Owning two identical bikes would be like eating bologna sandwiches for every meal. Of course, if you're absolutely convinced that bologna is the perfect food for everyone, then you should eat bologna...
07-10-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,526
Posted By tomato coupe

Waxed chains provide breeding ground for...

Waxed chains provide breeding ground for COVID-19, and pedaling with a high cadence can infect everyone within a 100 ft. radius. Oil-based lubes are generally much safer, however, as they usually...
07-10-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,526
Posted By tomato coupe

The problem is that you wandered into a religious...

The problem is that you wandered into a religious discussion and suggested there might be another god.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 09:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,379
Posted By tomato coupe

Protons break down into a quark-gluon plasma at...

Protons break down into a quark-gluon plasma at about 2 trillion degrees, so that certainly sets an upper limit on riding outside.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,674
Posted By tomato coupe

Use your aggressive feelings, boy. Let the hate...

Use your aggressive feelings, boy. Let the hate flow through you.
07-08-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,341
Posted By tomato coupe

Really only one, since the two bikes are the same.

Really only one, since the two bikes are the same.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,001
Posted By tomato coupe

1) Gunshot wounds on two occasions. (Luckily only...

1) Gunshot wounds on two occasions. (Luckily only small caliber flesh wounds.)
2) One minor bite injury from a young mountain lion.
3) Fractured femur.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,388
Posted By tomato coupe

There's a training camp in Lake Wobegon that will...

There's a training camp in Lake Wobegon that will fix that for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,388
Posted By tomato coupe

Joining a bike forum 8 years before getting on an...

Joining a bike forum 8 years before getting on an indoor bike, and 10 years before riding a bike outdoors is some serious pre-planning. I admire that.
06-30-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 197
Views: 9,693
Posted By tomato coupe

The video definitely did not conclude that...

The video definitely did not conclude that "clipless pedals no better than flat pedals".
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,718
Posted By tomato coupe

Your experience may not be universal, but your...

Your experience may not be universal, but your bias certainly is.
06-25-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 4,445
Posted By tomato coupe

It seems that you have a choice; either carry 8...

It seems that you have a choice; either carry 8 masks or quit riding. Personally, I think you should be safe and choose the latter.
06-22-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,229
Posted By tomato coupe

Tell him hes absolutely right - hell be safer...

Tell him hes absolutely right - hell be safer and happier on a slower bike, and just leave it at that,
06-21-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 62,438
Posted By tomato coupe

My wife will be thrilled when she finds out she's...

My wife will be thrilled when she finds out she's an "elite racing cyclist."
06-20-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,939
Posted By tomato coupe

Riding without gloves is a cheap alternative.

Riding without gloves is a cheap alternative.
06-19-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,402
Posted By tomato coupe

I guess you showed them.

I guess you showed them.
06-16-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,160
Posted By tomato coupe

Unimaginative trolling is worthless. Change my...

Unimaginative trolling is worthless. Change my mind ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,800
Posted By tomato coupe

Why don't you buy a pair of his favorite bibs for...

Why don't you buy a pair of his favorite bibs for yourself and try them out? If you don't like them, give them to him. I'm sure he'll get over the "ick" factor.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,800
Posted By tomato coupe

You could ask your son.

You could ask your son.
06-08-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,932
Posted By tomato coupe

Truly mind boggling. It's like one of those TV...

Truly mind boggling. It's like one of those TV shows where the narrator spends 3 minutes recapping everything that happened in the 4 minutes leading up to the commercial break.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,078
Posted By tomato coupe

The "experiment" has fatal flaws, so no...

The "experiment" has fatal flaws, so no conclusion can be drawn from the results. That is not expectation bias.

Bad science is when you lend credence to the results of a bad experiment because...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,078
Posted By tomato coupe

I guess that means >99% of the cycling population...

I guess that means >99% of the cycling population should never upgrade their bikes.

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,078
Posted By tomato coupe

Ummmm ... I think there is a very knowledgeable...

Ummmm ... I think there is a very knowledgeable person already posting in this thread that has done plenty of testing of this type, and has developed a very powerful analysis method to aid in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,078
Posted By tomato coupe

What is the single biggest factor that determines...

What is the single biggest factor that determines the speed of a bicycle (on flat ground)?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,078
Posted By tomato coupe

As a physicist, I'd say he's out of his depth in...

As a physicist, I'd say he's out of his depth in this discussion.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,366
Posted By tomato coupe

I'd say the Friction Facts test show that...

I'd say the Friction Facts test show that aftermarket lubricants are, in fact, all pretty similar:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,826
Posted By tomato coupe

Spolier alert: Lance thinks he's a victim.

Spolier alert:

Lance thinks he's a victim.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,078
Posted By tomato coupe

Our new kitty is more of an outdoor cat: ...

Our new kitty is more of an outdoor cat:
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05-29-20, 10:51 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,141
Posted By tomato coupe

From the title, I assumed this thread was about...

From the title, I assumed this thread was about recumbents.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 02:12 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,762
Posted By tomato coupe

Get some finger cots they're like little tiny...

Get some finger cots they're like little tiny skin suits.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,078
Posted By tomato coupe

Yes, but you expressed a different opinion ......

Yes, but you expressed a different opinion ... which qualifies it as a rant.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 794
Posted By tomato coupe

An ordinary tee shirt, when worn under the bibs,...

An ordinary tee shirt, when worn under the bibs, becomes a base layer. Base layers are much more valuable than tee shirts. This is where the expression "sweat equity" comes from.
05-25-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 6,280
Posted By tomato coupe

[/color] Yep, there are different types of...

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Yep, there are different types of co-ops. We buy our electricity from a co-op, but we sure aren't doing workshops to learn how to maintain the power lines.
05-22-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,054
Posted By tomato coupe

I think this might be it. When I used road-type...

I think this might be it. When I used road-type shoes with SPD, they always released easily. With mountain-type shoes, they sometimes snag on the rubber cleats.
05-22-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,107
Posted By tomato coupe

Agreed. There's no place for humor on online...

Agreed. There's no place for humor on online forums.
05-22-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,334
Posted By tomato coupe

I've seen many fashion crimes while cycling.

I've seen many fashion crimes while cycling.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 8,078
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
05-17-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,762
Posted By tomato coupe

Must be an eastern European thing...

Must be an eastern European thing...
05-15-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 8,258
Posted By tomato coupe

"That Thing You Do!"

"That Thing You Do!"
05-13-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 408
Views: 12,426
Posted By tomato coupe

I previously wrote: ...

I previously wrote:
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05-12-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 408
Views: 12,426
Posted By tomato coupe

Yes, but it was soooo long ago (10 posts) that we...

Yes, but it was soooo long ago (10 posts) that we all forgot. Please, please, please stop.
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