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06-29-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 417
Posted By DaveSSS

Big yawn. Total idiot move at 5:31. Most turns...

Big yawn. Total idiot move at 5:31. Most turns were big sweepers. Disc brakes not needed for the minor speed reductions needed. If there were grades of 10% or more, the speeds should be higher. ...
06-29-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 209
Posted By MattTheHat

Need bigger picture. How can we possibly complain...

Need bigger picture. How can we possibly complain about the crank being aligned incorrectly for the photo unless the pic is larger?
06-26-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,494
Posted By fietsbob

OK, thanks, do you have a Link to those study...

OK, thanks, do you have a Link to those study reports in medical publications?

if not, We'll call it an opinion statement. If out on the highway alone no one around you in sight
or passing in the...
06-26-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 8,905
Posted By mstateglfr

I didnt realize we were only considering brands...

I didnt realize we were only considering brands that are large volume(based on your metric) and also only sell steel.

The OP said he doesnt see many cromo bikes and wondered why. You posted that...
06-24-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,012
Posted By GlennR

So the dentist you go to makes you an expert? ...

So the dentist you go to makes you an expert?

Just saying, you.do whatever you think is right.
06-23-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 6,983
Posted By livedarklions

I prefer a $1 bill to a $20 because I'd rather...

I prefer a $1 bill to a $20 because I'd rather lose the $1 bill than the $20. $1 bills are therefore clearly better. Why can't you see the logic?!
06-22-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 6,983
Posted By DrIsotope

What's the point of a $100,000 car when you can...

What's the point of a $100,000 car when you can get a 1987 Hyundai Excel for 400 bucks?

Sometimes the value of something isn't determined by how much it cost. I spend way more every year on...
06-22-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,012
Posted By GlennR

Well, I don't live in Tulsa, in New York it's...

Well, I don't live in Tulsa, in New York it's required to enter a store.

And if you don't believe me, maybe you'll trust Fox News. After all they are "fair and Balanced"....
06-22-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,012
Posted By Koyote

And another noted epidemiologist weighs in.

And another noted epidemiologist weighs in.
06-21-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,012
Posted By UniChris

While that is fundamentally untrue (they provide...

While that is fundamentally untrue (they provide a substantial degree of protection from the wearer to others) holding uniformed opinions about them is irrelevant in places where it's a legal...
06-21-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,012
Posted By GlennR

Doesn't matter if they are or not. It's respect...

Doesn't matter if they are or not. It's respect for others so as long as they are mandated.. wear one or stay out.
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."
06-19-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 454
Posted By Mulberry20

Michelin does. The Aircomp is my favorite tube. ...

Michelin does. The Aircomp is my favorite tube.

BTW you can use 23 tubes on 25 tires with no issues. In fact its easier to mount them.
06-17-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 207
Posted By Pratt

Cut it in half and count the rings?

Cut it in half and count the rings?
06-16-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 607
Posted By 400E

Sorry, have to disagree with comment about helmet...

Sorry, have to disagree with comment about helmet being optional. While conventional bike helmets don't prevent concussions, they can prevent skull fractures. That's a pretty good benefit. Give me...
06-15-20, 03:32 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 774
Posted By indyfabz

Call and ask about the availability of...

Call and ask about the availability of facilities. Maybe people can schedule times. Can’t believe I actually needed to suggest this.
06-12-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,260
Posted By mstateglfr

Your sarcasm aside, Ill address this with...

Your sarcasm aside, Ill address this with sincerity.

An expectation of our current economy is for answers to be given promptly and product to be available quickly. Call it spoiled, but these...
06-12-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 671
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

As in, “You can kiss Hairy *AND* the Hendersons!”...

As in, “You can kiss Hairy *AND* the Hendersons!” Something along those lines?
06-12-20, 05:49 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,743
Posted By shelbyfv

It's interesting to hear from knowledgeable and...

It's interesting to hear from knowledgeable and experienced cyclists who have ridden bikes that are similar but made of different materials. This is less common than it might seem. What we see more...
06-11-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 4,294
Posted By bikecrate

Yes, make sure you have them at all times just in...

Yes, make sure you have them at all times just in case.
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06-10-20, 06:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,045
Posted By Phil_gretz

1) Cost - it isn't cost effective to remove and...

1) Cost - it isn't cost effective to remove and replace the brake and shift controls, recabling the shifters and likely the brake levers, replacing the stem, replacing the handlebar and adding grips...
06-09-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,553
Posted By njkayaker

This scheme seems an overly-complicated way to...

This scheme seems an overly-complicated way to deal with something that already has a proven solution.

The magnet-less sensors are small and reliable. They don't require power-sucking "AI...
06-09-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,553
Posted By greatscott

I call it the nightmare of the future. Cycling...

I call it the nightmare of the future. Cycling philosophy is about simplicity transportation, and the world seems to have forgotten that. I've been riding bikes for over 50 years and NEVER EVER...
06-09-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 831
Posted By Koyote

Lube Love Affairs I'm trying very hard to not...

Lube Love Affairs
I'm trying very hard to not post something that will get me banned.
06-09-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,150
Posted By DrIsotope

Imagine a level of hubris so great that you had...

Imagine a level of hubris so great that you had in your possession electronically time-stamped GPS coordinates of the precise location you had committed a crime, and undoubtedly knew that this...
06-09-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 831
Posted By zeeway

I refuse to be involved in religious...

I refuse to be involved in religious discussions...;)
06-09-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,553
Posted By bmcer

The only problem I see with integrated sensors is...

The only problem I see with integrated sensors is they'd lock you into a particular set of components or at least the same product line. What if you chose to use a different crank set or change...
06-09-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,553
Posted By Gresp15C

If nothing else, integrated sensors would...

If nothing else, integrated sensors would guarantee that your bike will go obsolete in 3 years.
06-08-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 522
Posted By TiHabanero

The review sums it up fairly well I suppose. "For...

The review sums it up fairly well I suppose. "For twenty bucks..." cheap sunglasses can't be good sunglasses, but for 20 bucks these are OK. Low expectations at a low price. Makes sense to me.
06-07-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,419
Posted By rosefarts

Inner ear infection?

Inner ear infection?
06-06-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,893
Posted By ridelikeaturtle

It's an anti-police-brutality message. But you...

It's an anti-police-brutality message. But you see what you want to see.

And hey, racists buy bikes too (WTF???). Capitalism at it's worst... actually, at it's "normal". A big part of your problem.
06-05-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,368
Posted By jlaw

My guess is that he is a police officer -...

My guess is that he is a police officer - jacked-up middle-aged body style, oversized sense of outrage/enritlement, unironic mirror sunglasses, comfortable using his hands and his bike to subdue...
06-05-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,368
Posted By livedarklions

I'm not a very punitive guy overall, but if a man...

I'm not a very punitive guy overall, but if a man that age doesn't know it's wrong to physically attack an 11 year old girl, he needs a pretty harsh object lesson.
06-05-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,368
Posted By nomadmax

I can tell you this for an absolute fact, If I...

I can tell you this for an absolute fact, If I were still on the job, got the call and saw that video I'd find him and arrest him for robbery. He used force in the commission of a theft offense.
06-05-20, 07:47 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 8,368
Posted By indyfabz

Then what, exactly, are you trying to convey?

Then what, exactly, are you trying to convey?
06-04-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,288
Posted By Miele Man

If he goes to jail the authorities ahd best be...

If he goes to jail the authorities ahd best be sure the other inmates don't find out why he's in there. They usually have very little tolerance for child abusers and nasty things often happen to said...
06-03-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,870
Posted By woodcraft

There's an extended "winter" effect, w/ folks...

There's an extended "winter" effect, w/ folks cooped up & more time to post, but otherwise same-same, IMO.

I think of it as basically group entertainment, so a certain amount of pot-stirring is...
05-30-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 524
Posted By dedhed

Kind of how a full line manufacturer works. Sort...

Kind of how a full line manufacturer works. Sort of why Chevy makes a $15K Spark and a $100K Corvette.
Probably sell a heck of a lot more Tourney than Dura Ace. They're in business to make money,...
05-28-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,305
Posted By GlennR

Maybe it's a poor design. I would suggest getting...

Maybe it's a poor design. I would suggest getting a different gauge.

Personally i use a floor pump with a built in gauge. Is use the same one everything and whatever the number is, it's...
05-27-20, 01:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,356
Posted By SethAZ

I recall a guy I used to carpool with to monthly...

I recall a guy I used to carpool with to monthly military drills when I was in college had a truck, and he told me how he was going to spend thousands of dollars for a lift kit to lift his truck by...
05-26-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,008
Posted By Hikebikerun

First 50mi ride!!!

My initial stretch goal when I started getting into cycling about 4-6 weeks ago was to go on a 50 mile ride. Well, I had a late start this morning and today has been hottest day so far this year...
05-22-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,954
Posted By JW in AK

So what you're saying is you've never actually...

So what you're saying is you've never actually been inside of an REI.
05-22-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,515
Posted By Paul Barnard

An aside here. I find a certain irony in seeing...

An aside here. I find a certain irony in seeing the "Baby on Board" sign only to see the driver with their face buried in their phone and drifting all over the place.
05-22-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,515
Posted By livedarklions

Wow, that's really uncalled for. You should...

Wow, that's really uncalled for. You should apologize.

I ride solo all over the southern half of NH, and there are definitely places where harassment is a lot more likely than your neck of the...
05-20-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,823
Posted By Tacoenthusiast

Nothing is made here, everything comes on a slow...

Nothing is made here, everything comes on a slow boat from the far east

Even a custom frame built in the USA is useless without a groupset..,..

4 months is a realistic estimate

It's really...
05-10-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 235
Posted By TakingMyTime

I'm not getting a real good sense of where the...

I'm not getting a real good sense of where the problem is from your description but... what is stopping you from splicing the 2 ends, twisting them together and putting some electrical tape around...
05-10-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,819
Posted By FiftySix

Makes me think she's a skater and not so much of...

Makes me think she's a skater and not so much of a biker. The way she rolled off course into an uncontrolled stop, kinda supports that thought.
05-09-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 849
Posted By woodcraft

A couple more horns/bells, & you can play a...

A couple more horns/bells,

& you can play a tune!
05-09-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 344
Posted By Moe Zhoost

DIY Frame pack

Practiced my sewing during lockdown by making this frame pack for my '72 Raleigh Super Course. Made from Cordura Classic fabric. It attaches to the frame with Velcro One-Wrap laced through webbing...
05-09-20, 04:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 683
Posted By hillyman

Just sounds like a normal delivery time for USPS

Just sounds like a normal delivery time for USPS
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