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03-27-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,113
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

The closest that human population has ever...

The closest that human population has ever experienced to such a pandemic with a long incubation period which can be transmitted easily was in 1918. The Spanish Flu (look it up). That is 100 years...
01-08-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7,575
Views: 2,372,378
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

The perfect commuter.

The perfect commuter.
01-06-20, 01:56 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 15,368
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

This dude builds my dream bikes. I think his...

This dude builds my dream bikes. I think his bikes are a perfect fit for this thread.
https://www.jonesbikes.com/
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 390,505
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

You say "deserted" but it think you downplay it...

You say "deserted" but it think you downplay it :)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 390,505
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

It looks like you are riding an angry bull...

It looks like you are riding an angry bull instead of a bike :)
01-04-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 15,368
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

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Does this count? I'd like to call this one a hybrid with knobby...
01-02-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 824
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

All right i changed my order to this. I checked...

All right i changed my order to this. I checked the BB spindle length requirement this time and it is correct. There also was an octalink variant but i have spare square taper bottom brackets and i...
12-31-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 824
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

I think i will be fine with my current bottom...

I think i will be fine with my current bottom bracket. One of the buyers commented that the smallest chainring is flush with the square taper hole of the crankset. So i am assuming this crankset is...
12-31-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 824
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Why? I am currently using a square taper triple...

Why? I am currently using a square taper triple crankset. These are almost identical. Why will i need a shorter BB?
12-31-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 824
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Thanks for the heads up. My bottom bracket shell...

Thanks for the heads up. My bottom bracket shell is 68mm. And my spindle length is 122.5mm. I purchased the following crankset for a good price (hopefully it will arrive in a month). It already has...
12-27-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 824
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Yeah thanks for the replies. I will get new...

Yeah thanks for the replies. I will get new cranks arms. It was about time anyway.
12-27-19, 04:26 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 824
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Sorry for the lack of info. My crankset is a...

Sorry for the lack of info. My crankset is a square taper one. It has a fixed spider (non-removable). I couldn't really understand your laser cutting idea. Can you please elaborate it a little bit?...
12-26-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 824
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

64 BCD chainring onto 104 BCD spider?

I have a triple crankset. I love wide gearing as i climb a lot. However, i wasn't really happy with my current setup which consists of 28T, 38T and 48T chainrings in combination with an 11 to 32...
12-02-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 15,368
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Sorry if i offended you man, my criticizm was not...

Sorry if i offended you man, my criticizm was not directed towards you. You didn't need to remove the video. Top gear jeremy clarkson comparison is spot on though :)
12-02-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 15,368
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

I am honestly getting sick of GCN popping out...

I am honestly getting sick of GCN popping out useless videos one after another every single day, dipping into all kinds of cycling gimmicks.They ran out of content a long time ago and now they became...
12-01-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 101,913
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

You should fix this man. Not safe. BTW, is it...

You should fix this man. Not safe. BTW, is it possible to tilt the saddle nose below than what it is on the photo or is this the limit? Because it looks like it might be a little bit uncomfortable to...
12-01-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 15,368
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Great frame. I especially loved the fork. It...

Great frame. I especially loved the fork. It looks like it can house a behemoth of a tire :)
12-01-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 15,368
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

I think i found my place :) ...

I think i found my place :)

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11-24-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 7,575
Views: 2,372,378
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

From today: ...

From today:

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11-23-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7,575
Views: 2,372,378
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

I have been doing a lot of "off road" riding and...

I have been doing a lot of "off road" riding and climbing lately. There are a couple mountains behind the city that i live in (1000 something meters) and they have lots of gravel/dirt roads and very...
11-22-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 718
Views: 364,527
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Where i live, thru-axle bikes are worth an arm...

Where i live, thru-axle bikes are worth an arm and a leg :)
11-22-19, 07:50 AM
Replies: 718
Views: 364,527
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

I have a great tip for old quick release hub bike...

I have a great tip for old quick release hub bike owners out there. The ones with disc brakes. You probably experience this ervery time you remove the wheels from the dropouts and put them back on....
11-11-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 7,575
Views: 2,372,378
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Those Tektro brake levers are quite interesting...

Those Tektro brake levers are quite interesting also.
11-11-19, 04:40 AM
Replies: 7,575
Views: 2,372,378
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

So in Australia, you have everything in reverse,...

So in Australia, you have everything in reverse, just like the British :) Front brake and front shifters is on the right side.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-08-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 390,505
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Was it cold out there?

Was it cold out there?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 390,505
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

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Forum: Foo
11-05-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 12,735
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

"Prejudiced" is the right word.

"Prejudiced" is the right word.
Forum: Foo
11-05-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 12,735
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

I am really sorry but, any person who gets pissed...

I am really sorry but, any person who gets pissed off for being called sir or ma'am is taking life a little bit too seriously. I can understand your disdain and hatred towards life maybe you are...
11-05-19, 04:17 AM
Replies: 718
Views: 364,527
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

If you are like me, you use jetwash machines at...

If you are like me, you use jetwash machines at gas stations to wash your bike. I do it almost every week. I haven't seen any adverse effects of jetwashing my bike, i just don't aggressively spray...
Forum: Foo
11-04-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 12,735
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

But what if the other person doesn't agree with...

But what if the other person doesn't agree with this. What if he/she thinks that he/she is not your equal. Are you justified to push your equalistic agenda to other people :lol: Isn't that the kind...
Forum: Foo
11-03-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 12,735
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

One of the best films ever. A great criticism of...

One of the best films ever. A great criticism of the psychiatric medical practices of the time.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-02-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 390,505
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

From today's ride (was one of my hardest): ...

From today's ride (was one of my hardest):

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Forum: Foo
11-02-19, 04:12 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 12,735
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

This is only valid for cultures like yours in...

This is only valid for cultures like yours in which it is appropriate to use the names of the persons being addressed. In my culture, using one's name requires more than a hello and good morning....
Forum: Foo
10-31-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 12,735
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Equality is an illusion my friend. ...

Equality is an illusion my friend.

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Forum: Foo
10-31-19, 03:49 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 12,735
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

And yet again, feminism failed itself.

And yet again, feminism failed itself.
Forum: Foo
10-30-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 12,735
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

There is nothing wrong with wanting to work with...

There is nothing wrong with wanting to work with people who respect their elders/superiors/clients. Respect does not cause any lack of productiveness or inspiration.
Forum: Foo
10-30-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 12,735
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

What today's kids and their enablers do not...

What today's kids and their enablers do not understand is that when you are born, you are just a blank slate. You build yourself from the ground up throughout your life and earn each and every title...
Forum: Foo
10-30-19, 02:41 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 12,735
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Wow, this thread is a testament to how times have...

Wow, this thread is a testament to how times have changed. People say they can easily refuse to call sir/madam even their customers/superiors. Well consider yourselves lucky "ladies and gentlemen" (i...
Forum: Foo
10-29-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 12,735
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Because sexism :P

Because sexism :P
10-29-19, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,429
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

I have been drooling over the videos/photos of...

I have been drooling over the videos/photos of this guy's bikes for some time now. If only i was living in the USA, I'd definately get one. His sales approach is very unique and his ideas are...
Forum: Foo
10-29-19, 10:10 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 12,735
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

If a mature woman (who is older than me) calls me...

If a mature woman (who is older than me) calls me "sweetheart", i'd be happy and i'd respond "ma'am". I seriously do not understand why do you think it is inappropriate? I mean if she was younger...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 390,505
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Foo
10-23-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 12,735
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Are you kiddin me? Being called honey or sugar by...

Are you kiddin me? Being called honey or sugar by a waitress should put a huge smile on your face. Assuming that she is older than you, that is instant intimacy and it is beautiful. And i'd call her...
Forum: Foo
10-23-19, 07:49 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 12,735
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

That is exactly my point. In my culture,...

That is exactly my point. In my culture, addressing any person who is older than you (like 10 years or more) with his/her name is disrespectful. And also, looking at the nametag of an employee and...
Forum: Foo
10-23-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 12,735
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Again, with my limited English knowledge, "excuse...

Again, with my limited English knowledge, "excuse me" or "pardon" are interjections.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interjection (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interjection)

Now, correct me if i...
Forum: Foo
10-23-19, 06:13 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 12,735
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Ok, despite the fact that English is not my...

Ok, despite the fact that English is not my mother tongue, i know that these are words used for greetings and they are not how you address someone. You either address someone with his/her name, or if...
Forum: Foo
10-23-19, 05:46 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 12,735
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Can you please tell us how you address waiters or...

Can you please tell us how you address waiters or waitresses that you don't know? We all say thank you and please, that is not how you address one another. What word do you use to call the attention...
10-23-19, 05:36 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 101,913
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

Every household needs a tinkerer :thumb:

Every household needs a tinkerer :thumb:
Forum: Foo
10-22-19, 04:20 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 12,735
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

I seriously don't understand the complaint "these...

I seriously don't understand the complaint "these words make me feel old". Well, you are old. What are you gonna do about it? What is wrong about being old? We all gonna get old. It is no crime. On...
Forum: Foo
10-22-19, 03:24 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 12,735
Posted By Newspaper_Nick

I am not living in the USA. But if i was, i'd...

I am not living in the USA. But if i was, i'd address my elders with sir and ma'm all the time. That is the right way to do it. I am over thirty now and i like it when young people show me respect....
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