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11-20-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 425
Posted By tyrion

Looks like a copy of Canyon Grail handlebars. ...

Looks like a copy of Canyon Grail handlebars.

https://s14761.pcdn.co/wp-content/uploads/sites/3/2019/01/GF_010-Gravel-Vergleich-Group-Test-Review-Canyon-Grail-CF-031-1140x760.jpg
Forum: Foo
11-20-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,526
Posted By tyrion

Your phone isn't paranoid. That "cell tower" is...

Your phone isn't paranoid. That "cell tower" is probably a CIA surveillance unit.
Forum: Foo
11-19-19, 08:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,526
Posted By tyrion

Maybe I'm mistaken. I hadn't heard of Cambridge...

Maybe I'm mistaken. I hadn't heard of Cambridge Analytica using AI classifiers.
Forum: Touring
11-19-19, 04:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 386
Posted By tyrion

Ryan Van Duzer has done some touring on a...

Ryan Van Duzer has done some touring on a Priority 600.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAQuuTGl-uI
Forum: Foo
11-19-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,526
Posted By tyrion

Theoretically speaking, there's nothing a quantum...

Theoretically speaking, there's nothing a quantum computer can do that a traditional computer can't, given enough time.
Forum: Foo
11-19-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,526
Posted By tyrion

That wasn't AI, that was relatively...

That wasn't AI, that was relatively straightforward data analysis combined with psychographics.
11-18-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,122
Posted By tyrion

Only crash into soft things like haystacks and...

Only crash into soft things like haystacks and big piles of pillows.
Forum: Foo
11-18-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,526
Posted By tyrion

Simulating human personalities is going to be a...

Simulating human personalities is going to be a very valuable tool in shaping people's opinions and desires. There's a good reason the world's biggest advertising company is spending so much on AI.
Forum: Foo
11-17-19, 03:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 553
Posted By tyrion

I would say that decision comes from accounting....

I would say that decision comes from accounting. Having the mud wrestling comments section simply makes more money. I don't think the aspiring journalists appreciate the mud wrestling match adjacent...
11-16-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By tyrion

I can see the pics in all 3 of the above posts.

I can see the pics in all 3 of the above posts.
Forum: Foo
11-16-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,526
Posted By tyrion

And of course "Do Androids Dream of Electric...

And of course "Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep"/Bladerunner.
11-15-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 331
Posted By tyrion

You pay extra for the French name. ;)

You pay extra for the French name. ;)
11-15-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 331
Posted By tyrion

Rene Herse tires: ...

Rene Herse tires:

https://www.renehersecycles.com/product-category/components/tires/650b/
11-14-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 582
Posted By tyrion

Currently using SK 700x50s, and it's the most...

Currently using SK 700x50s, and it's the most difficult to install tire I've ever mounted. But I do like them, once they're installed.
11-14-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,631
Posted By tyrion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZV09bl1Gg_g

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZV09bl1Gg_g
11-13-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,377
Posted By tyrion

$145 US. ...

$145 US.

https://www.jensonusa.com/Shimano-GRX-FC-RX600-2-Crankset-5

I believe that crankset can simply replace a 105 crankset, and no other parts would be required. Then you might be able to...
11-13-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,377
Posted By tyrion

With a 46t chainring and 11t cog you'll be able...

With a 46t chainring and 11t cog you'll be able to pedal 40+mph on the right downhill.
11-13-19, 09:50 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,377
Posted By tyrion

Yes, you've identified one of the significant...

Yes, you've identified one of the significant differences between the bikes you've listed. The 105 crank has 50-34 chainrings, which gives higher gearing than many gravel bikes, which have 48-32 or...
Forum: Foo
11-12-19, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 169
Posted By tyrion

They're constantly changing their algorithm. They...

They're constantly changing their algorithm. They want to maximize the time you spend on the site while avoiding political blunders like turning adolescents into nazis. Constant tuning, constant...
11-11-19, 07:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 578
Posted By tyrion

Already great advice here, but I'll add: try to...

Already great advice here, but I'll add: try to make it fun and not so much of a chore. I'd set distance goals without time limits - stop and smell the roses in the middle of a ride if you feel like...
11-11-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 369
Posted By tyrion

I think it's to hold a whale-oil lantern.

I think it's to hold a whale-oil lantern.
Forum: Foo
11-08-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,754
Posted By tyrion

No. We don't even want you in our robotaxis if...

No. We don't even want you in our robotaxis if you're carrying a flip phone.
11-08-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 446
Posted By tyrion

70 here. Might go for a swim.

70 here. Might go for a swim.
Forum: Foo
11-08-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,754
Posted By tyrion

You'll need a smartphone to hail a robo-taxi.

You'll need a smartphone to hail a robo-taxi.
Forum: Commuting
11-08-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By tyrion

I agree. As I remember Mondials are kind of...

I agree. As I remember Mondials are kind of slippery on smooth hard surfaces. I think they have 3 different compounds on the tread: super hard and long wearing in the centerline, a little less hard...
Forum: Foo
11-08-19, 01:10 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,754
Posted By tyrion

There are software services (github, codepen)...

There are software services (github, codepen) that do exactly that: it's a free service unless you need privacy, then you have to pay.
Forum: Foo
11-08-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 2,340
Posted By tyrion

True!

True!
11-08-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,631
Posted By tyrion

One of the cassettes moves laterally, giving it...

One of the cassettes moves laterally, giving it 13 gears.

https://i.imgur.com/5goVRGL.png
11-08-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 5,264
Posted By tyrion

You want the heaviest U-lock you can find,...

You want the heaviest U-lock you can find, combined with a chain that captures both wheels. If you can make the system heavy enough, your kid won't want to ride the bike - problem solved.
11-08-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,631
Posted By tyrion

I'm not an engineer, but it looks to me like this...

I'm not an engineer, but it looks to me like this thing could have less friction than a standard derailleur drivetrain - straight chainline, no sharp turns around jockey wheels, no tiny 11 tooth...
Forum: Foo
11-08-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 2,340
Posted By tyrion

https://genius.com/Gang-of-four-love-like-anthrax-...

https://genius.com/Gang-of-four-love-like-anthrax-lyrics

The overlaid talking part is about love songs in general, and questioning the popularity of love songs, and it's overlaid on an anti-love...
Forum: Foo
11-08-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 2,340
Posted By tyrion

Kind of self-referential: ...

Kind of self-referential:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HyMm4rJemtI
11-08-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,631
Posted By tyrion

It looks like one of the cassettes can move...

It looks like one of the cassettes can move laterally by one cog-width, so a tensioner is required anyway.

https://i.imgur.com/5goVRGL.png
11-08-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,631
Posted By tyrion

I'm guessing a specific set of ratios is higher...

I'm guessing a specific set of ratios is higher priority than avoiding a chain tensioner.
Forum: Foo
11-08-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 2,340
Posted By tyrion

PIL - This is not a love song ...

PIL - This is not a love song

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9BGi8u8BtaA
Forum: Foo
11-08-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 2,340
Posted By tyrion

Gang of Four - Anthrax ...

Gang of Four - Anthrax

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_MC0WtNImZ0
Forum: Foo
11-07-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,754
Posted By tyrion

I think privacy will be available for a premium,...

I think privacy will be available for a premium, so you'd pay extra for a taxi service that doesn't log your ride habits in a database.
Forum: Foo
11-07-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,754
Posted By tyrion

Are you joking? No way will we have that much...

Are you joking? No way will we have that much control over our data in 5 years.

(My turn to be grumpy.)
Forum: Foo
11-07-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,754
Posted By tyrion

This subject seems to get you worked up.

This subject seems to get you worked up.
Forum: Foo
11-07-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,754
Posted By tyrion

You're welcome. We can close the thread now.

You're welcome. We can close the thread now.
Forum: Foo
11-07-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,754
Posted By tyrion

In 10 years robo-cars will certainly be better in...

In 10 years robo-cars will certainly be better in terms of safety and efficiency.
Forum: Foo
11-07-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 1,754
Posted By tyrion

In 10 years there will be robo-cars that will be...

In 10 years there will be robo-cars that will be able to handle any conditions a human driven vehicle can handle.
11-05-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 558
Posted By tyrion

Recapping mostly what's already been said: ...

Recapping mostly what's already been said:

* biggest tires that will fit
* new cables + bar end shifters + brake levers (I'd get 9 speed bar end shifters that have a friction mode, which you...
Forum: Commuting
11-04-19, 11:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 605
Posted By tyrion

I think they're a good all-round tires. As...

I think they're a good all-round tires. As mentioned, not as fast as slick tires, but they're medium/light and medium fast for their size.
Forum: Foo
11-03-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 643
Posted By tyrion

Yep. If that carbon bike doesn't explode, the...

Yep. If that carbon bike doesn't explode, the robo-cars will take it out.
11-02-19, 05:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By tyrion

+1. Even with shipping, the prices are very good....

+1. Even with shipping, the prices are very good. I've bought 2 Carradice bags from SJS.
10-31-19, 03:54 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 582
Posted By tyrion

Eleven is one better than 10. ...

Eleven is one better than 10.

https://d15s74raupkmp7.cloudfront.net/editorial/imc/20180604-imc_ywu338.jpg
10-31-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,212
Posted By tyrion

It will be interesting to see it in competition,...

It will be interesting to see it in competition, to see if the comfort provided by suspension outweighs the added weight in a race. Certainly, when the terrain gets rough enough, the suspension will...
Forum: Framebuilders
10-31-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 458
Posted By tyrion

There's not much pressure on spacers, is there -...

There's not much pressure on spacers, is there - just whatever you preloaded it to be, right?

I'm no engineer, but it wouldn't bother me.
10-31-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 334
Posted By tyrion

More personal data for google. I actually use a...

More personal data for google. I actually use a lot of google services, but I do worry about all the data they're sucking up.
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