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04-19-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 195
Posted By Koyote

The answer to all of the questions is 42.

The answer to all of the questions is 42.
04-19-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 195
Posted By Koyote

I'm an 8.625 -- except on Tuesdays, when I go to...

I'm an 8.625 -- except on Tuesdays, when I go to eleven.
04-19-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 294
Posted By Koyote

Then why are you wearing a helmet at all? Is it a...

Then why are you wearing a helmet at all? Is it a legal requirement in your state?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 22,990
Posted By Koyote

That's what we call 'em here at Casa de JRT:...

That's what we call 'em here at Casa de JRT: "Jack Russell Terrorists." And you're right: they are cute little dogs, often featured in TV shows and movies, and so people bring 'em home - and then...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 22,990
Posted By Koyote

Not at my house. Although at least once, my wife...

Not at my house. Although at least once, my wife and I made a deal: we got a third dog, and I got a new bike. That's when we learned that three Jack Russell Terriers is taking it a dog too far.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 22,990
Posted By Koyote

Excellent, and congrats! She looks like a good...

Excellent, and congrats! She looks like a good girl.

We brought home a new-to-us dog (Jack Russell Terrier) about a month ago...Nine years old, came from a rescue, etc. I think I love "new dog...
04-19-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 294
Posted By Koyote

For a "certified genius" (whatever that is) you...

For a "certified genius" (whatever that is) you are missing quite a lot here.

I think you may not appreciate that different people have different riding goals and habits. There are people on this...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 22,990
Posted By Koyote

Umm, those look like Grizzlies. If they are, I...

Umm, those look like Grizzlies. If they are, I would've dropped the camera on the pavement as I **** myself and then started riding in the other direction.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 22,990
Posted By Koyote

That bear had been waiting for you to throw out...

That bear had been waiting for you to throw out your trash -- did you have bacon for breakfast? :)

I don't know what my bear looked like, since it was 1am. I went to the ranger's residence and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 22,990
Posted By Koyote

I once got run out of a campsite by a black bear...

I once got run out of a campsite by a black bear in the middle of the night. Smelled it before I even saw it - ursine smell is a thing. I had heard that black bears are afraid of people, so I waved...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 22,990
Posted By Koyote

Well, I learned something today. Had to google...

Well, I learned something today. Had to google "half wheeling." I've been doing group rides for a long time, and never had heard that one.

I've had that happen, where someone - a friend, even -...
04-18-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 294
Posted By Koyote

Planning to not crash does not seem like a very...

Planning to not crash does not seem like a very good plan. A good helmet, properly worn, can indeed prevent a crash from becoming very, very bad news.

wgscott : I do appreciate the VT tests, as...
04-17-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,032
Posted By Koyote

I wonder how mr. bent feels about the bureaucrats...

I wonder how mr. bent feels about the bureaucrats who administer the Medicare program? And the ones who probably ensure that his Social Security payments show up on time?
04-17-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By Koyote

Andrew, I once had a rear wheel with too little...

Andrew, I once had a rear wheel with too little spoke tension, and that rim developed the same cracks. Is that a potential cause, or was it just coincidence?
04-17-21, 04:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 714
Posted By Koyote

At least BikeSnobNYC was funny and clever.

At least BikeSnobNYC was funny and clever.
04-17-21, 02:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 714
Posted By Koyote

So, you’re trying to make fun of Rapha and...

So, you’re trying to make fun of Rapha and Rivendell, but you have no clue about their product lines?

This thread gets a D minus, at best.
04-17-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 714
Posted By Koyote

I don't understand the OP's point, as I see...

I don't understand the OP's point, as I see nothing in the photo that resembles the products sold by Rapha or Rivendell.
04-17-21, 06:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 644
Posted By Koyote

Maybe the Revolt's tires were pumped up to a...

Maybe the Revolt's tires were pumped up to a higher psi? Could've been something as simple as that.
04-16-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 157
Posted By Koyote

You'd certainly be getting less ability to wear a...

You'd certainly be getting less ability to wear a warm cap under your helmet, which may (or may not) matter to you.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 792
Posted By Koyote

Since you seem a bit let down by your recent...

Since you seem a bit let down by your recent performances, I would suggest doing more hill work. The best way to train for climbing is by climbing, even if you have to go to the shorter hills (in...
04-16-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,032
Posted By Koyote

You're a hoot! This really put a :) on my face. ...

You're a hoot! This really put a :) on my face.

Even if it were true, the melodrama would be pretty funny.
04-15-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,032
Posted By Koyote

I'm gonna help you out, since it is obviously not...

I'm gonna help you out, since it is obviously not on your word-a-day calendar: it's b-u-r-e-a-u-c-r-a-t-s
04-15-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 927
Posted By Koyote

Sure, he's crapping in a bucket, but at least...

Sure, he's crapping in a bucket, but at least he's got a sweet new bike!
04-15-21, 04:32 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,437
Posted By Koyote

Who knows? The poster admitted that he's not seen...

Who knows? The poster admitted that he's not seen any data, it's just something "they say" about cycling accidents. So it's probably just more nonsense.
04-15-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,412
Posted By Koyote

Or you could figure out how to give advice...

Or you could figure out how to give advice without the aggressive bragging.
04-15-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 927
Posted By Koyote

So if I buy ten of them, I'll pretty much be...

So if I buy ten of them, I'll pretty much be getting rich, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By Koyote

I think the weights demonstrate one of the...

I think the weights demonstrate one of the advantages of Di2 vs SRAM's approach: SRAM's derailleurs each need their own batteries and wireless receivers, and so they necessarily weigh more and cost...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 673
Posted By Koyote

Yup. And I've got three mini pumps, just because...

Yup. And I've got three mini pumps, just because it's a hassle to swap one from bike to bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By Koyote

It's two pounds heavier than 105 mechanical?...

It's two pounds heavier than 105 mechanical? Yikes.

I'd just buy Ultegra Di2. I don't need a twelfth gear that badly.
04-15-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,654
Posted By Koyote

I don't know if it's still the case, but in at...

I don't know if it's still the case, but in at least one state (MN), it used to be illegal to direct traffic from behind the wheel.

Since we do live in a second-best world, and we have to make...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 22,990
Posted By Koyote

I think we need a poll. And since this is bf, I...

I think we need a poll. And since this is bf, I predict it would get to six pages. But by then, people would be arguing over disc vs rim brakes.
04-15-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 836
Posted By Koyote

Ditto, and ditto. I've never heard of any of...

Ditto, and ditto.

I've never heard of any of this happening. Utter nonsense.

I have, however, seen plenty of news items about motorists hitting cyclists, sometimes driving away without even...
Forum: Commuting
04-15-21, 07:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 500
Posted By Koyote

My shop charges $160 to install Honjo fenders,...

My shop charges $160 to install Honjo fenders, which is roughly what the fenders cost at retail (depending on model and features); they do cut the fee in half if the fenders are purchased from them....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 22,990
Posted By Koyote

A shirt with at least one short sleeve.

A shirt with at least one short sleeve.
04-15-21, 05:55 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,584
Posted By Koyote

I haven’t read the article… But it sounds like...

I haven’t read the article… But it sounds like you’re talking about a drop-bar mountain bike? There are already plenty of those on the market.
04-14-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 836
Posted By Koyote

Dangerous to whom?

Dangerous to whom?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 1,693
Views: 22,990
Posted By Koyote

I think we need a good debate on the merits of...

I think we need a good debate on the merits of double-butted vs bladed kebab skewers.
04-14-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,155
Posted By Koyote

So far, researchers have identified over 50 genes...

So far, researchers have identified over 50 genes which are associated with obesity, and they are learning more all the time about other physiological factors. Then there are socio-economic factors,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By Koyote

Oh, that's good. When I saw those brakes, my...

Oh, that's good. When I saw those brakes, my first thought was that they would look best against a black frame. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By Koyote

Nice brakes, and I hope you like the color combo....

Nice brakes, and I hope you like the color combo. Though I think the blue-green will clash with Celeste -- they're not quite a match, but too close to complement one another.
Forum: Commuting
04-14-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 500
Posted By Koyote

If you are in the US, you can buy these from Rene...

If you are in the US, you can buy these from Rene Herse -- either their website or from a dealer. The Velo Orange fenders are pretty similar and cost less.

Bear in mind that either of these will...
04-14-21, 06:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,437
Posted By Koyote

A disproportionate share of accidents happen...

A disproportionate share of accidents happen close to home because you can't go anywhere, any distance, without twice driving (or riding) 'close to home.' This is so obvious that your assertion -...
04-14-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 836
Posted By Koyote

Good grief, so much kvetching. I...

Good grief, so much kvetching.

I occasionally draft vehicles when I am commuting by bike; it's safer, as it allows me to stay in the traffic lane and keep up with traffic -- rather than riding on...
04-14-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 308
Posted By Koyote

As blakcloud wrote, a hitch-mounted rack will...

As blakcloud wrote, a hitch-mounted rack will generally pivot downward to allow hatch access. Even with a couple bikes mounted, you're taking advantage of leverage, so it's not that hard to move the...
04-13-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 201
Posted By Koyote

Dude, you asked exactly the same question on the...

Dude, you asked exactly the same question on the Mechanics subforum, where you'll get better responses.

Not cool to start two threads on the same topic.
04-13-21, 06:52 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 894
Posted By Koyote

https://www.amazon.com/CSYSX-Visibility-Reflective...

https://www.amazon.com/CSYSX-Visibility-Reflective-Wristbands-Cycling/dp/B075KPQWC5/ref=sr_1_7?dchild=1&keywords=bicycle+pants+clips&qid=1618361556&sr=8-7
04-13-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 4,032
Posted By Koyote

Don't try using logic on rydabent . It won't get...

Don't try using logic on rydabent . It won't get you anywhere. After all, according to him, a bike ride isn't genuine if you first remove your bike from a vehicle. Umm, which means that...
04-13-21, 05:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 894
Posted By Koyote

You don’t need new pants. You just need to walk...

You don’t need new pants. You just need to walk and carry your bike from the left side – the side that does not have a chain ring.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 373
Posted By Koyote

DTS 350 is about all the hub anyone needs, but I...

DTS 350 is about all the hub anyone needs, but I guess it's sexy to spend more money.
04-12-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,016
Posted By Koyote

You claim to want advice, but don't give the...

You claim to want advice, but don't give the necessary background info. When asked for that specific info, you give smarmy non-responses.

I've always been kind of proud that I haven't put anyone...
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