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Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-19, 04:03 PM
Replies: 2,955
Views: 65,050
Posted By ksryder

Chapeau.

Chapeau.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 2,955
Views: 65,050
Posted By ksryder

Alas, the scourge of willies and jeepers...

Alas, the scourge of willies and jeepers continues unabated in sub-Saharan Africa. Sad!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 2,955
Views: 65,050
Posted By ksryder

I use it on my phone. I tried the Linux version a...

I use it on my phone. I tried the Linux version a while back but found it lacking. Never tried the Windows version.

At least with the Android version, there's some sort of paid option but you can...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2,955
Views: 65,050
Posted By ksryder

Same but I'm between Gen X and Millenial. Born in...

Same but I'm between Gen X and Millenial. Born in 1980.

Depending on which definition you're looking at, I can claim either.

Personally I claim Gen-X, largely because of the influence of my...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 2,955
Views: 65,050
Posted By ksryder

Well I calmed down a bit once I was able to get...

Well I calmed down a bit once I was able to get out of the house for a while with just my own dogs, and then later went for a ride. But also my wife was understanding and agreed to be firm about how...
11-16-19, 02:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 545
Posted By ksryder

Came here for this.

Came here for this.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-19, 07:09 AM
Replies: 2,955
Views: 65,050
Posted By ksryder

My wife started dog sitting as a side gig (Rover...

My wife started dog sitting as a side gig (Rover dot com, think airbnb but for dog boarding) and we thought it would be a fun little side gig because we love dogs and dogs are awesome and and what...
11-15-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,499
Posted By ksryder

As a flatlander who has skied twice in my life I...

As a flatlander who has skied twice in my life I don't have a dog in the fight, but am amused when something that the rest of the world has clearly accepted is still banned in like one or two places.
11-15-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,499
Posted By ksryder

There was a recent article -- I think it was on...

There was a recent article -- I think it was on Outside -- about the last 2 "skis only" resorts in the U.S. Pretty fascinating. One of them was in California or Utah or something and was trying to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-19, 11:50 AM
Replies: 2,955
Views: 65,050
Posted By ksryder

Yeah I might do that this winter while I'm...

Yeah I might do that this winter while I'm hibernating and getting fat and weak instead of working out. At least on my gravel bike because with gravel THERE ARE NO RULES. [insert devils horns emoji...
11-15-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 7,292
Posted By ksryder

Hi, what's this thread about?

Hi, what's this thread about?
11-15-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,143
Posted By ksryder

This is the posting a link equivalent to a zombie...

This is the posting a link equivalent to a zombie thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 2,955
Views: 65,050
Posted By ksryder

I'm still eating leftover halloween mini-snickers...

I'm still eating leftover halloween mini-snickers as ride fuel. This says less about the amount of candy we bought and more about the amount of riding I have not been doing.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2,955
Views: 65,050
Posted By ksryder

Who was it a couple years ago at TdF -- I think...

Who was it a couple years ago at TdF -- I think it was Tejay -- had to borrow a teammates bike during the middle of a stage and nearly died on a descent because he didn't realize the teammate had the...
Forum: Commuting
11-15-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,259
Posted By ksryder

subscribed.

subscribed.
11-15-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,155
Posted By ksryder

You say whining, I say playful banter.

You say whining, I say playful banter.
Forum: Foo
11-15-19, 09:05 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 776
Posted By ksryder

My cats are a slacker. One of them is 17 years...

My cats are a slacker. One of them is 17 years old and is on year 3 of chemo (the doctors said she might get six months when we started and she's still going strong -- she's a little survivor.) So...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 2,955
Views: 65,050
Posted By ksryder

I got a little 50cc scooter for short trips...

I got a little 50cc scooter for short trips around town (and also fun) and now it messes me up to try to remember which hand works the front brake depending on whether I'm on the bike or a scooter.
...
Forum: Commuting
11-14-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1,237
Views: 131,208
Posted By ksryder

Gotta get some use out of that English degree,...

Gotta get some use out of that English degree, right?
Forum: Foo
11-14-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 776
Posted By ksryder

There was some study a few years ago, I think in...

There was some study a few years ago, I think in the UK, where they strapped some cameras to outdoor cats to see what they did.

Apparently we only see like 10% of what they kill. And they kill...
11-14-19, 02:57 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,155
Posted By ksryder

Always fun to see how many people on those old...

Always fun to see how many people on those old threads are now banned.

I think if you stick around long enough on BF maybe your risk of getting banned increases.

Something about you either die...
Forum: Foo
11-14-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 776
Posted By ksryder

I put "cat will earn its keep by catching mice"...

I put "cat will earn its keep by catching mice" in the same category as "I'm going to re-sell this bike I flipped for profit."

Both are nice ideas.

(I love my cats but I have no delusions as...
11-14-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,155
Posted By ksryder

Oh yeah. That looks concerning. I hope Soma's...

Oh yeah. That looks concerning. I hope Soma's customer service is responsive.
Forum: Commuting
11-14-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 1,237
Views: 131,208
Posted By ksryder

For sale: Baby shoes, never worn. ...

For sale: Baby shoes, never worn.

Attributed to Hemingway but he probably didn't write it....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 2,955
Views: 65,050
Posted By ksryder

I'm actually lucky because I have to put up with...

I'm actually lucky because I have to put up with this about once every 6-8 weeks and the rest of the time I'm pretty much left to my own devices.

But still...
11-14-19, 02:03 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 13,155
Posted By ksryder

Welcome back. Nice Soma, btw.

Welcome back. Nice Soma, btw.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2,955
Views: 65,050
Posted By ksryder

My morning, summed up: ...

My morning, summed up:

https://i.pinimg.com/originals/b1/35/2b/b1352b7d6fe785425c39937aff431fba.jpg
11-14-19, 08:43 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 660
Posted By ksryder

You know how boomers get mad because they don't...

You know how boomers get mad because they don't understand how FB works and they'll see a posted link to an article or a targeted ad and they think someone is directly sending them stuff, so they'll...
11-13-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 4,927
Posted By ksryder

Took a couple months off from BF and man... looks...

Took a couple months off from BF and man... looks like I missed some fun!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 2,955
Views: 65,050
Posted By ksryder

Ah yes didn't see you on there when I first...

Ah yes didn't see you on there when I first glanced. Congrats?



Doood that sux.

I started getting those a couple years ago. Had no idea that they were migraines because they didn't hurt....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,373
Posted By ksryder

This topic was beaten to death 6 months ago and...

This topic was beaten to death 6 months ago and literally nothing new has happened since then.
11-13-19, 11:54 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,450
Posted By ksryder

Taking this thread seriously for a second, I...

Taking this thread seriously for a second, I remember these making the rounds at some trade shows a few years ago. Looks like the idea is still kicking but I have yet to see any in the real world.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2,955
Views: 65,050
Posted By ksryder

I feel like this dovetails nicely with the "what...

I feel like this dovetails nicely with the "what do you want on your tombstone thread."

"Had 50k posts on BF."
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2,955
Views: 65,050
Posted By ksryder

Machka, apparently. Indyfabs is top 30. ...

Machka, apparently.

Indyfabs is top 30.

https://www.bikeforums.net/memberlist.php?order=DESC&sort=posts&pp=30
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 285
Posted By ksryder

Rubber stretches, the smaller tube will be fine.

Rubber stretches, the smaller tube will be fine.
11-13-19, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 196
Posted By ksryder

Spun off into its own company in 2009 and then...

Spun off into its own company in 2009 and then brought back under the Specialized umbrella in 2015 as far as I can tell. The latest model I can find was offered in 2016.

No idea but probably what...
11-13-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 908
Posted By ksryder

They're all good bikes. Get the one that you like...

They're all good bikes. Get the one that you like the most on your test ride.

edited to add: don't overanalyze gearing. Either you'll get used to it, or it can be changed easily enough once you...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,373
Posted By ksryder

https://www.bikeforums.net/touring/1183669-walmart...

https://www.bikeforums.net/touring/1183669-walmart-bikes.html
https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1177742-walmart-launches-high-end-viathon-bike-brand.html...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 2,955
Views: 65,050
Posted By ksryder

A midwest thing, perhaps? My dad would say "tenny...

A midwest thing, perhaps? My dad would say "tenny rompers." I guess because tennis shoes left too little too the imagination? We're in Kansas, although my dad spent his formative years in Arkansas.
11-12-19, 04:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,370
Posted By ksryder

No I dea about the CooSpo, but FWIW I've...

No I dea about the CooSpo, but FWIW I've contacted Wahoo support multiple times over the years and they've always been very responsive.

Discounts are rare but they do happen, check their social...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 2,955
Views: 65,050
Posted By ksryder

Integrated Seat Post, I believe.

Integrated Seat Post, I believe.
11-12-19, 02:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,038
Posted By ksryder

Yeah I might've been a little over the top....

Yeah I might've been a little over the top. Sand-filled garden hose is probably more accurate. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 2,955
Views: 65,050
Posted By ksryder

There are various third-party apps that work with...

There are various third-party apps that work with Zwift, some of them work concurrently during the ride to do different things, I'd be surprised if there wasn't something that does what you're...
11-12-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,038
Posted By ksryder

Gatorskins are considered either the best thing...

Gatorskins are considered either the best thing to happen to bikes since rubber, or the worst thing to happen to bikes since the automobile, depending on who you ask.

Pros: They're extremely...
11-12-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,080
Posted By ksryder

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/622x401/3g47kr_8875ae72b04af1b3d5ec428091b20100c4713dfd.jpg
11-12-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 9,080
Posted By ksryder

OK but who's going to man up and run a Rohloff...

OK but who's going to man up and run a Rohloff with a a Pinion plus both a front and rear derailleur?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2,955
Views: 65,050
Posted By ksryder

Must be getting the snow we had yesterday. It's...

Must be getting the snow we had yesterday. It's already gone and now we just have bitter cold.
11-12-19, 10:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 706
Posted By ksryder

If it's a year-old bike then it's most likely...

If it's a year-old bike then it's most likely 5800. But the sure way to tell is if it's 11-speed, then it's 5800.

You should be able to pedal backwards unless you're doing it while shifting.

My...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 2,955
Views: 65,050
Posted By ksryder

If a fred posts the 9,347th thread about whether...

If a fred posts the 9,347th thread about whether to wear shorts with a chamois, does it make a sound?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2,955
Views: 65,050
Posted By ksryder

My alarm dogs still haven't adjusted to non-DST.

My alarm dogs still haven't adjusted to non-DST.
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