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Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 608
Posted By Kedosto

Nobody likes a show-off. ;) -Kedosto ...

Nobody likes a show-off. ;)


-Kedosto
*pencil*
*extremely worn eraser*
Forum: Commuting
10-13-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 519
Posted By Kedosto

Google ďhypothenar eminence.Ē Itís the pad that...

Google ďhypothenar eminence.Ē Itís the pad that runs along the edge of your hand between your little finger and wrist. Itís the part of your hand youíd use if you were gonna give someone...
Forum: Commuting
10-12-19, 10:41 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 519
Posted By Kedosto

Sorry, but SQLABS...

Sorry, but SQLABS (https://sqlab-usa.com/collections/innerbarends) beat you to it. I’ve never tried them, but they’ve been around for quite some time so somebody must be buying them. It looks to me...
10-12-19, 10:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 321
Posted By Kedosto

Scissors. -Kedosto *got nuthin’*

Scissors.


-Kedosto
*got nuthin’*
10-12-19, 11:33 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,177
Posted By Kedosto

I’d like to see some R&D in tube or liner...

I’d like to see some R&D in tube or liner material technology. Something along the lines of superior stretch or compliance rather than thickness or density. Imagine a tube that is virtually...
10-12-19, 10:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,516
Posted By Kedosto

“Is this a reasonable forum for new technology...

“Is this a reasonable forum for new technology discussions?”

Sure, but only if your skin is thick enough to sort through all of the usual curmudgeons and clowns. Far too many around here are...
10-12-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,516
Posted By Kedosto

Well...? -Kedosto *toe tapping*

Well...?


-Kedosto
*toe tapping*
10-07-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 500
Posted By Kedosto

I suspect you already know this, but I'm gonna...

I suspect you already know this, but I'm gonna say it anyway... you're not gonna notice a significant time saving by switching to another bike. If you made the effort and really rode your butt off...
10-07-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,180
Posted By Kedosto

One way or the other, you will NOT arrive dry. ...

One way or the other, you will NOT arrive dry. There is no way to avoid it. You're either going to get wet from the rain, or you're going to get wet from your own perspiration. Mostly it will be a...
10-07-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 286
Posted By Kedosto

Paragraphs. There are few things worse than...

Paragraphs. There are few things worse than trying to read a singular, long post on a monitor screen. Break up your post into short, 3-5 line paragraphs for easier digestion and you'll likely...
09-26-19, 07:45 PM
Replies: 176
Views: 10,905
Posted By Kedosto

There’s a kid in my neighborhood who rides...

There’s a kid in my neighborhood who rides backwards while sitting on the handlebars. He has to look over his shoulder to see where he’s going. He rides all over the place like that — helmet...
09-26-19, 03:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,728
Posted By Kedosto

Unless we’re talking about a one-off handmade...

Unless we’re talking about a one-off handmade frame or curiosity art piece, off the shelf frame info can be acquired with very little effort these days.

Stack and reach info is a relatively new...
09-26-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,728
Posted By Kedosto

As a fairly frequent Craigslister I probably...

As a fairly frequent Craigslister I probably wouldn’t reply either. In my experience, questions like yours are almost always a waste of time. It will typically result in a slew of hair-splitting,...
09-15-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 490
Posted By Kedosto

Looks like something I’d build for myself; steel...

Looks like something I’d build for myself; steel frame, stout rims, wide tires, and proven comfortable geometry. The asking price reflects the curated nature. You can do just about anything on a...
09-15-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 415
Posted By Kedosto

I seriously question the benefit of MIPS. I...

I seriously question the benefit of MIPS. I suppose if you’re the type to wear your helmet so tight that an impact would not cause the helmet to slip on your head, thereby transferring the impact...
09-15-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,593
Posted By Kedosto

It’s not about how many times you fall... ...

It’s not about how many times you fall...


-Kedosto
*keeps gettin’ up*
09-15-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 697
Posted By Kedosto

If Iím riding around the corner, no. If Iím...

If Iím riding around the corner, no. If Iím setting up a final fit on an N+1, absolutely.


-Kedosto
09-15-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 257
Posted By Kedosto

No mfg is gonna sell you NOS. What little they...

No mfg is gonna sell you NOS. What little they retain is for warranty replacement. They’re in the business of selling you the latest and greatest while earning a little profit for the company. You...
Forum: Commuting
09-13-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,359
Posted By Kedosto

Am I the only one that gets this? ...

Am I the only one that gets this?


-Kedosto
*half a brain*
09-12-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By Kedosto

Deal breakers. That, and the oppressive summer...

Deal breakers. That, and the oppressive summer heat.


-Kedosto
09-03-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 564
Posted By Kedosto

Impressive dedication to the craft. I’d like to...

Impressive dedication to the craft. I’d like to think this would address those inane “bikes are too expensive” or “why would anyone spend $$$$ on a bike” threads, but alas, this is Bike Forums.

...
09-03-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,945
Posted By Kedosto

Ok, I genuinely LOL'd. I've never been a fan of...

Ok, I genuinely LOL'd. I've never been a fan of C'dale but I tried to take a look at their touring monstrosity and couldn't find it anywhere on their US website. Is it dead in the US market?

...
08-30-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,945
Posted By Kedosto

Absolutely. Especially if you’re planning on...

Absolutely. Especially if you’re planning on packing lots of stuff. It’s long, stout, and stable. Handling is neutral to slow-ish and front loads are handled easily. LHT’s touring cred is...
08-30-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,694
Posted By Kedosto

Meh. When I had my sailboat I looked forward to...

Meh. When I had my sailboat I looked forward to the autumn winds on the bay. The fall is great sailing season in the SF Bay Area. Windy season on the bike... not so enjoyable. One of my route...
08-28-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,213
Posted By Kedosto

Whatever pedals you buy, they will come with...

Whatever pedals you buy, they will come with cleats. The cleats will NOT be SH-56ís. You will need to buy the 56ís separately (approx $12-15). I donít know how sensitive your budget, but IMO theyíre...
08-28-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,440
Posted By Kedosto

I'm subbed to all but the Rad Bike ladies. ...

I'm subbed to all but the Rad Bike ladies. Iohan's stuff is spectacular. He could easily work as a director or cinematographer, he's that good.


-Kedosto
08-28-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,213
Posted By Kedosto

If you wanna go clipless and retain the ability...

If you wanna go clipless and retain the ability to walk at least a little bit normal, forget the SL's. Plain ol' SPD is what you're looking for. Shimano 520's are about the best value in an SPD...
08-28-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 398
Posted By Kedosto

The Crosstrail is a dual sport bike that's...

The Crosstrail is a dual sport bike that's probably best left to gentle, rolling trails and paved pathways. For wheelies and jumps you'd be better served with a more stout MTB or BMX style bicycle. ...
08-28-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 741
Posted By Kedosto

A few months ago I picked up a 2017 Raleigh...

A few months ago I picked up a 2017 Raleigh Clubman. A "get it outta here" deal at $380, new and unassembled in the box. I didn't really have a need, and my expectations weren't set one way or the...
08-28-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,573
Posted By Kedosto

Not exactly true. I never said bicycle...

Not exactly true. I never said bicycle violations incur points. Bicycle violations do not generate points, but they're still recorded to your license or California ID. :innocent:

I'm not sure...
08-28-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,573
Posted By Kedosto

The only time I ever dismount and walk my bike...

The only time I ever dismount and walk my bike across the street using the crosswalk (or not) is when I'm openly crossing against a red light and there's a police officer in the vicinity. If I roll...
08-26-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,056
Posted By Kedosto

I followed Crimetown for season one but dropped...

I followed Crimetown for season one but dropped them with the long gap between season one and two. Thanks for the heads up on season two. I spent my youth in Detroit - Dad moved the family out to...
08-24-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,056
Posted By Kedosto

Every cycling podcast I've ever tried have been...

Every cycling podcast I've ever tried have been pretty boring. I'm always happy to give new ones a try, but since I don't follow racing there isn't much of anything else. I'm a huge podcast fan and...
Forum: Foo
08-24-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 4,085
Posted By Kedosto

https://youtu.be/S_3vZYOYNYU Sorry for this....

https://youtu.be/S_3vZYOYNYU

Sorry for this.


-Kedosto
*repentant*
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,263
Posted By Kedosto

Gas. Instant on, instant off, infinite variable...

Gas. Instant on, instant off, infinite variable control in between. Open flame for charring peppers, etc. Doesn't require special cookware or surface cleaners either.


-Kedosto
08-11-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,949
Posted By Kedosto

Add “stolen from” in a matching font. Comments...

Add “stolen from” in a matching font. Comments are guaranteed.

It sounds like you’re unsure about any impact on value. I would suggest if you have any intention of holding and selling in the...
08-09-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 537
Posted By Kedosto

Does it have to leak oil like a typical HD? ...

Does it have to leak oil like a typical HD?


-Kedosto
08-09-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,930
Posted By Kedosto

It’s not the cycling she’s bothered about. It’s...

It’s not the cycling she’s bothered about. It’s the fact that you’re retired and she’s not. I strongly recommend you start increasing your share of the household duties. Yes, you’re retired, but...
Forum: Commuting
08-08-19, 11:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,914
Posted By Kedosto

Buff....

Buff. (https://buffusa.com/shop-buff/men/multifunctional-headwear-category.html) Pick a fabric style, weight, and color to meet your needs. Need something for serious winter weather? Google...
08-08-19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,442
Posted By Kedosto

I usually wear liner shorts but my wife bought me...

I usually wear liner shorts but my wife bought me a pair of these from Amazon...
08-07-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,141
Posted By Kedosto

It's never the engine. It's always the bike. I...

It's never the engine. It's always the bike. I could be a gold medaling, TdF superstar, mega-millionaire if only I had a better bike. Heck, I'd even be more handsome and charming too.

...
08-06-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,137
Posted By Kedosto

My technique, exactly. Works every time. ...

My technique, exactly. Works every time.


-Kedosto
08-06-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,137
Posted By Kedosto

Kedosto Rules of CO2... Bring at least two. ...

Kedosto Rules of CO2...

Bring at least two.
Buy a cart size larger than you think you need.
Practice in the comfort of your own home first before attempting roadside repairs.
Don't ever try to...
08-06-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,290
Posted By Kedosto

For when you can't bear the thought of riding...

For when you can't bear the thought of riding without your favorite refrigerator?


-Kedosto
08-05-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,679
Posted By Kedosto

It's the socks. Everybody knows magenta socks...

It's the socks. Everybody knows magenta socks makes you climb stronger and faster.


-Kedosto
08-05-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,440
Posted By Kedosto

Millennial driving a stick?! Get down with your...

Millennial driving a stick?! Get down with your bad self! And what's not to love about a Kawasaki green hatchback? There will always be challenges in life, but you seem to have a pretty good grip...
08-05-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,758
Posted By Kedosto

I'm willing to bet you didn't get into your...

I'm willing to bet you didn't get into your current shape in only a few months. It's more likely been years in the making. It can't be undone in a mere couple months worth of cycling. It's best to...
08-05-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,875
Posted By Kedosto

Sounds like it's time to learn up on some...

Sounds like it's time to learn up on some derailleur adjustments. If you can make coffee, you can adjust your derailleur(s). YouTube is your friend. The $25 premium was just his way of saying...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,150
Posted By Kedosto

Graves Disease in my 20's. Radioactive iodine...

Graves Disease in my 20's.
Radioactive iodine treatment.
Levothyroxine 200mcg daily for over three decades.
Don't know what it's like to live any other way.
Still manage to average 5-6k miles per...
07-29-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 9,260
Posted By Kedosto

IMHO, bike racing is only interesting to the...

IMHO, bike racing is only interesting to the participants. Notice I didn't say "riders." Family and friends may be interested or assisting in some way with an event, but trying to attract the...
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