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Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,374
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: 59
Views: 1,374
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.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,693
Posted By tomato coupe

The page you linked specifically compares...

The page you linked specifically compares Continental GP5000 tires at 23, 25, 28, and 32mm widths. GP5000 are hardly "junk" tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,693
Posted By tomato coupe

The 32mm tires are only faster if you inflate...

The 32mm tires are only faster if you inflate them to ridiculously high pressures. At normal pressures, they are the slowest.
06-30-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 3,886
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".
06-27-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 643
Posted By tomato coupe

What's the point of going to a fitter if you're...

What's the point of going to a fitter if you're not going to heed their advice?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,427
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: 135
Views: 4,012
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, 08:03 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 6,983
Posted By tomato coupe

Vandersteens?

Vandersteens?
06-22-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 6,983
Posted By tomato coupe

Tell him he’s absolutely right - he’ll be safer...

Tell him he’s absolutely right - he’ll be safer and happier on a slower bike, and just leave it at that,
06-22-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 268
Posted By tomato coupe

Superior > Boulder > Broomfield > Denver

Superior > Boulder > Broomfield > Denver
06-22-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 268
Posted By tomato coupe

RMNP is on a “timed entry” right now, so you will...

RMNP is on a “timed entry” right now, so you will need to make a reservation to enter the park on a specific day at a specific time if you want to drive in. I think bikes can enter at any time.
06-21-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 801
Views: 61,596
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, 08:20 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,859
Posted By tomato coupe

I'm not sure what that means, and I'm pretty sure...

I'm not sure what that means, and I'm pretty sure I don't want to know.
06-20-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,859
Posted By tomato coupe

Riding without gloves is a cheap alternative.

Riding without gloves is a cheap alternative.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,010
Posted By tomato coupe

I've got a brand new Ritchey that has external...

I've got a brand new Ritchey that has external cable routing.
06-19-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,318
Posted By tomato coupe

I guess you showed them.

I guess you showed them.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 830
Posted By tomato coupe

Oh my.

Oh my.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 750
Posted By tomato coupe

I've got both types -- roof mount and hitch...

I've got both types -- roof mount and hitch mount. I use the hitch mount more often, but prefer the roof mount.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,403
Posted By tomato coupe

If a mechanic can strip a tubular off a rim and...

If a mechanic can strip a tubular off a rim and mount a new one in the back seat of a team car, he/she can certainly replace a clincher tube in the back seat of a team car.
06-16-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,840
Posted By tomato coupe

Pretty sure you can turn off GPS on an iPhone.

Pretty sure you can turn off GPS on an iPhone.
06-16-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 7,840
Posted By tomato coupe

Unimaginative trolling is worthless. Change my...

Unimaginative trolling is worthless. Change my mind ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,474
Posted By tomato coupe

Yes, but if you wax your chain when you wax your...

Yes, but if you wax your chain when you wax your legs, you save time by multiplexing.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 724
Posted By tomato coupe

So, if it hadn't been for Lance Armstrong, we'd...

So, if it hadn't been for Lance Armstrong, we'd still be using 8 speed cassettes? Forget about doping, this is the real story!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,698
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: 2,698
Posted By tomato coupe

You could ask your son.

You could ask your son.
06-11-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,294
Posted By tomato coupe

I see. The issue is the poster, not the post?

I see. The issue is the poster, not the post?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 09:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 499
Posted By tomato coupe

The best way to remove the sleeves from a jersey...

The best way to remove the sleeves from a jersey is to burn them off with a cigarette – it reinforces the rebel image.
06-10-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,294
Posted By tomato coupe

What's the issue?

What's the issue?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,638
Posted By tomato coupe

Curious. How is it that the first post in this...

Curious. How is it that the first post in this thread was on 8-4-02, but it contains a reference to a Campy product in '05? Was Campy announcing products 3 years in advance?
06-08-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,870
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
06-05-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,418
Posted By tomato coupe

I think this thread is about standing.

I think this thread is about standing.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By tomato coupe

Go big or go home!

Go big or go home!
06-05-20, 11:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 290
Posted By tomato coupe

H11 is Record / Super record level. ...

H11 is Record / Super record level.



The figure that's usually tossed around is 2.5mm, but even that seems to be an urban legend. A Campagnolo factory rep on the Weight Weenies forum says the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,813
Posted By tomato coupe

Well, that's enough of a reason for me – I'll...

Well, that's enough of a reason for me – I'll never upgrade again! I sure don't want my rear end handed to me by a complete stranger.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,693
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: 7,813
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, 10:20 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,693
Posted By tomato coupe

That pretty much is the definition of bad science.

That pretty much is the definition of bad science.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,693
Posted By tomato coupe

19 mm tires come pretty close to being the ideal...

19 mm tires come pretty close to being the ideal tire width ... in many ways. Ooh, I like the way that qualifier works!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,693
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: 4,693
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: 4,693
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, 02:44 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,332
Posted By tomato coupe

If you don't like the Friction Facts test...

If you don't like the Friction Facts test results, why did you cite it to support your position?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,332
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:
...
06-01-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,997
Posted By tomato coupe

Absolutely. Why would you ride on the white line...

Absolutely. Why would you ride on the white line on a four lane highway, when there is an 8 foot shoulder and a rumble strip to alert drivers if they drift onto the shoulder? The cyclist could have...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,834
Posted By tomato coupe

The documentary that's under discussion.

The documentary that's under discussion.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-01-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,834
Posted By tomato coupe

Spolier alert: Lance thinks he's a victim.

Spolier alert:

Lance thinks he's a victim.
05-31-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By tomato coupe

You'd have to bleed your brakes every 100 miles.:)

You'd have to bleed your brakes every 100 miles.:)
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 7,813
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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05-30-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 575
Posted By tomato coupe

Are you sure you heard him correctly?

Are you sure you heard him correctly?
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