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Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,805
Posted By sfrider

Depends on whether it's sunny; even if the air is...

Depends on whether it's sunny; even if the air is 40˚F in January, the sun still adds significant warmth if it's out. I'd say on a sunny day low 40s is about the limit for me, if it's overcast maybe...
Forum: Foo
10-25-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4,516
Views: 379,266
Posted By ahsposo

My wife loves Halloween; one of her displays ...

My wife loves Halloween; one of her displays

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/720x960/halloween_2020_96f41a1d328f93c234fb890c7943cd8c30ffedfd.jpg
Pixel 2 XL, massaged with...
Forum: Foo
10-25-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4,516
Views: 379,266
Posted By locolobo13

Wirelettuce http://i.imgur.com/RVsznxul.jpg...

Wirelettuce
http://i.imgur.com/RVsznxul.jpg (https://imgur.com/RVsznxu)

The Bicyclists Favorite Weed - NOT
http://i.imgur.com/kqN9F9gl.jpg (https://imgur.com/kqN9F9g)

Rock Art...
Forum: Foo
10-25-20, 02:59 AM
Replies: 4,516
Views: 379,266
Posted By gios

Mystic Falls / Atrium - Sam's Town

https://i.imgur.com/DqT3X7B.jpg
https://i.imgur.com/txumVxF.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/pS6cc26.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/DqT3X7B.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/hcIrjbK.jpg
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Forum: Foo
10-24-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 4,516
Views: 379,266
Posted By nondes

A couple from favourite spots in Algonquin Park ...

A couple from favourite spots in Algonquin Park

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50523841528_fb24c9e85a_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jYBTS1)Wolf Howl Pond (https://flic.kr/p/2jYBTS1) by Steven...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 554
Posted By sfrider

My Favero Assioma Duos agree very closely with my...

My Favero Assioma Duos agree very closely with my Kickr Core. Maybe around 1% or so. If two PMs differ by 25% then something is seriously wrong.
Forum: Foo
10-23-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4,516
Views: 379,266
Posted By clemsongirl

night ...

night


https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50520604927_4e8de4a877_b.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jYkiJx)

https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/50520425376_b002b3a5d5_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/2jYjomQ)...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 12:30 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,807
Posted By tomato coupe

Yeah, thatís a big weakness of electronic...

Yeah, thatís a big weakness of electronic shifters - they donít work if you disconnect the battery wire. Luckily, mechanical shifters are foolproof - they continue to work if you disconnect the shift...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,807
Posted By genejockey

A Chemical Engineer, an Electrical Engineer, and...

A Chemical Engineer, an Electrical Engineer, and a Software Engineer are crossing Death Valley by car. Suddenly the car loses power and slows to a stop. They can't get the engine to start. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,807
Posted By sfrider

I've ridden a R8000 Di2 bike a little shy of 4000...

I've ridden a R8000 Di2 bike a little shy of 4000 miles / 350000 ft since this time last year. By now it would be time to replace mechanical cables and housing, as they would need continuous tweaking...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 997
Posted By tomato coupe

Alien abduction. It's worse than a close...

Alien abduction. It's worse than a close encounter with a passing pickup truck.

P.S. Always wear bib shorts with a good pad. Aliens can't figure them out, so you get a pass on the whole probing...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 997
Posted By _ForceD_

Bike speedometer hitting 60 mph on a descent. ...

Bike speedometer hitting 60 mph on a descent.

Dan
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,805
Posted By JohnJ80

Yeah, it does. Some of us would have...

Yeah, it does. Some of us would have substantially shorter cycling seasons if we didnít understand the differences. Iíd miss maybe 2-3 months of cycling per year if I didnít.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,805
Posted By Hypno Toad

Honestly, in these northern climates, knowing...

Honestly, in these northern climates, knowing that refreeze will happen on a mild day in the shade and black ice will happen in a sub-zero day ... both form in different places on the road, in...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,732
Posted By November Dave

Without seeing a picture of this, I would safely...

Without seeing a picture of this, I would safely (I think) guess that there was a leak in the tape or valve interface that allowed a bunch of air to get into the rim chamber. What then happened is...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 1,732
Posted By Koyote

For something like cf wheels, I would either buy...

For something like cf wheels, I would either buy a name brand or stick with aluminum rims. That's not really a place where I want to take a chance.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 554
Posted By colnago62

Do you know someone else with a power meter on...

Do you know someone else with a power meter on their bike to compare?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 554
Posted By WhyFi

You're not going to definitively know which is...

You're not going to definitively know which is (more) correct, but if you have the 3S, with single-sided power reading, a part of that discrepancy could be a leg imbalance, meaning that the leg with...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,807
Posted By WhyFi

Prolly the same amount as those that are so down...

Prolly the same amount as those that are so down on tubeless, disc brakes, etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,805
Posted By Iride01

I'd let your desire to ride and ability to dress...

I'd let your desire to ride and ability to dress properly for the conditions and things like wind, rain, snow, ice and etc. from one day to the next determine that.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,807
Posted By Rides4Beer

I could have, but then I'd have to deal with...

I could have, but then I'd have to deal with SRAM's crappy shifting and drivetrain noise. :lol: I'm probably a Shimano fanboy, but it just works, reliably and quietly. Life is too short to worry...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,807
Posted By vespasianus

I have ridden thousands of miles with people on...

I have ridden thousands of miles with people on SRAM or Shimano "battery" systems and never once had a ride interrupted by a dead battery or such. I have ridden numerous times with people who have...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,807
Posted By Bah Humbug

This is looking like one of those threads.

This is looking like one of those threads.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,714
Posted By LAJ

April Fools Day in October. Amusing.

April Fools Day in October.

Amusing.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,805
Posted By WhyFi

~20į is usually my recreational riding cut-off...

~20į is usually my recreational riding cut-off point, but if I'm getting stir-crazy, I'll stretch that a little.



Sounds like you may have been over-dressed for the level of exertion. For...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,714
Posted By Koyote

Hideous.

Hideous.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 04:01 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,805
Posted By datlas

This. You can dress for the cold. It’s unsafe...

This. You can dress for the cold. It’s unsafe road conditions that make me skip a ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,807
Posted By noodle soup

"if people keep buying old stuff that works", the...

"if people keep buying old stuff that works", the manufacturers actually make more money, because they aren't spending anything on R&D.
Forum: Foo
10-20-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,554
Posted By RubeRad

I've seen pictures of that Q-Tip thing, you stick...

I've seen pictures of that Q-Tip thing, you stick it way up your nose and then what -- they expect you to poke the computer screen like a pecking chicken?

Only in Texas....
Forum: Foo
10-20-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Nope I see it all the time. Rednecks trying to...

Nope I see it all the time. Rednecks trying to agitate by disrespecting the rules a business has just to cause a scene . I’m guilty to an extent by being a redneck that is also a metal head :roflmao:...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,807
Posted By Kimmo

That's not the only advantage; unlike mechanical...

That's not the only advantage; unlike mechanical shifting, it stays in tune indefinitely if unmolested. Then there's syncro shifting, along with the ability to reassign buttons at will, at least with...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 608
Posted By WhyFi

He did.

He did.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,807
Posted By WhyFi

Personally, I carry one spare frame and one...

Personally, I carry one spare frame and one crabon patch kit - it's less bulky and if there's only one breakage, which is the majority of the time, it's a quick fix, but I still have the patch kit to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,807
Posted By gsa103

The thing that has not been mentioned yet,...

The thing that has not been mentioned yet, electronic shifting has some tricks that are impossible to replicate with a cable. Largely because you can do things with electronics that a cable can't...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,807
Posted By Koyote

In the past year or two, I have twice had to ride...

In the past year or two, I have twice had to ride home single-speed after a rear derailleur cable broke inside the shifter. A mechanical system is no guarantee of perfect reliability.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,807
Posted By Sy Reene

I'm waiting for bikes that have embedded solar...

I'm waiting for bikes that have embedded solar panels in the top tube to power/charge the shifting.
10-19-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,048
Posted By noisebeam

No one is claiming the hypothesis is a...

No one is claiming the hypothesis is a conspiracy. It is a great hypothesis and it is important to continue to evaluate it as is happening.
The conspiracy is claiming it is being ignored in favor of...
Forum: Foo
10-19-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,554
Posted By RubeRad

I just got notification by email tonight that my...

I just got notification by email tonight that my mail ballot 'was received and will be counted', after mailing it from the post office on Saturday.
10-19-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,048
Posted By RubeRad

I had avoided this thread for a while because I...

I had avoided this thread for a while because I thought it was satire/sarcasm (like there's some trumpian named 'Brady' or something)
Read the article though, and it was very interesting.


When...
10-19-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,048
Posted By noisebeam

It's not Science that kills. It's Conspiracy...

It's not Science that kills. It's Conspiracy Theories that kills.
10-19-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 713
Posted By jack pot

my MD friends HIGHLY recommend Flu shots because...

my MD friends HIGHLY recommend Flu shots because of the confusion of symptoms and the potential that a bad bout of the flu can weaken one's system and with COVID out there ...
Forum: Foo
10-19-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,554
Posted By wgscott

I grew up in Chicago. Every day I cast my vote...

I grew up in Chicago. Every day I cast my vote prior to 9:30 am.
Forum: Foo
10-19-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 480
Posted By AlmostTrick

Show your boss this bike forums thread. :D

Show your boss this bike forums thread. :D
10-18-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 713
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I hate holidays and avoid them by staying on my...

I hate holidays and avoid them by staying on my bike until it is over.
10-18-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,201
Posted By SalsaShark

.....wait, are we quoting Tool lyrics in here?

.....wait, are we quoting Tool lyrics in here?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-20, 09:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 409
Posted By spdntrxi

at the beginning of the pandemic fly-by showed me...

at the beginning of the pandemic fly-by showed me who the 2 asshats that passed me then did a snot rocket. It's useful ****.
10-17-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,048
Posted By CycleryNorth81

The purpose of a vaccine is to prevent the...

The purpose of a vaccine is to prevent the disease, not cure it. The Bradykinin theory and vaccine development are not mutually exclusive for health.

The vaccine is prefer over treatment. Would...
10-17-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 710
Posted By znomit

Every time you lift your arms to the keyboard...

Every time you lift your arms to the keyboard they get a little bit bigger.
10-17-20, 01:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 713
Posted By CliffordK

Your answer is in your statement. We've...

Your answer is in your statement.

We've had just over 8 million documented cases of COVID in the USA. Likely > 20 million infected including asymptomatic cases, hitting some communities worse...
10-16-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 710
Posted By mcours2006

Doing curls with five-pound dumbbells? Completely...

Doing curls with five-pound dumbbells? Completely useless. Doing it while cycling indoors? Maybe if you were curling for the entire cycling workout it might add to the cardio.

An indoor machine...
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