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09-22-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 222
Views: 8,210
Posted By vespasianus

Why do people respond to these absolutely asinine...

Why do people respond to these absolutely asinine posts?
09-21-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 706
Posted By GlennR

^^^^^^ This. $500 off is worth a scratch...

^^^^^^
This.

$500 off is worth a scratch you'd have a week later.
09-15-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 3,329
Posted By HD3andMe

This was lost in Glenn's firehose of nonsense...

This was lost in Glenn's firehose of nonsense yesterday, but it's the funniest part of the whole thing.





Where has Glenn seen all of these frames that have been marked up by hitch racks if...
09-14-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 638
Posted By Barry2

Tighten until it snaps, then backoff 1/2 turn. ...

Tighten until it snaps, then backoff 1/2 turn.

Barry
09-14-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 638
Posted By GlennR

I work on aircooled VWs as a hobby for the past...

I work on aircooled VWs as a hobby for the past 45 years and have seen more M6 studs ripped out of the magnesium engine case from owners tightening them by "feel". Luckily I found a source for m6/m7...
09-14-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 443
Posted By thumpism

Never ride farther on old tires than you're...

Never ride farther on old tires than you're willing to walk home.
09-12-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,793
Posted By UnderDawgAl

Same applies for people who are in the left lane...

Same applies for people who are in the left lane on the interstate while driving slower than the flow of traffic. I presume they ~feel~ safer because no one is passing them on their left side. Of...
09-06-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,455
Posted By diggida

In an internet full of hostile forums, this one...

In an internet full of hostile forums, this one is particularly hostile. :lol:
09-04-20, 08:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 632
Posted By Rogerogeroge

Really? OP already found the silly solution. ...

Really? OP already found the silly solution. Have you ever used a 1Up?
09-02-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,728
Posted By Cycletography

A wave, a nod, a smile, a lift of the fingers...

A wave, a nod, a smile, a lift of the fingers from the bars... it's all good around here. If I don't get any of the aforementioned acknowledgements from a passing cyclist I don't sweat it. :thumb:
08-30-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 764
Posted By GlennR

Distracted drivers, cell phones, large SUVs and...

Distracted drivers, cell phones, large SUVs and increased traffic, is why I take extra efforts to be visible.
08-19-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,365
Posted By DrIsotope

Careful on that slippery slope! If it's not...

Careful on that slippery slope! If it's not bespoke and handbuilt, it must be terrible.
But then again, where did that builder source his materials? Better get to building a forge and start...
08-19-20, 04:48 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 623
Posted By canklecat

Check out the newer Cygolite Hotrods, long,...

Check out the newer Cygolite Hotrods, long, narrow, multi-LED strips lights that attach to the seat stay or seat post. Other companies have made this type of strip light for awhile but I'm partial to...
08-18-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 464
Posted By GlennR

I'm dry.... it usually takes another hours and 2...

I'm dry.... it usually takes another hours and 2 glasses of water before I pee. It takes a few hours and lots more water before it's clear.
08-18-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,823
Posted By BillyD

You've been here just four freaking months, and...

You've been here just four freaking months, and you arrived during a pandemic. Have you been quarantined? Tested?

Lighten up, man, you're getting all wound up over nothing.
08-18-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,823
Posted By DaverSomething

At least his post was attempting to be...

At least his post was attempting to be constructive. Yours on the other hand... wow dude.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,746
Posted By DrIsotope

On the bike, the zipper stops at the HRM strap....

On the bike, the zipper stops at the HRM strap. No innocent eyes should be made to see the gut below. Hell, I don't wanna see it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,746
Posted By GlennR

When i'm sweating bullets and there's a breeze, i...

When i'm sweating bullets and there's a breeze, i will unzip my jersey. I don't do it all the way since I don't want it "fluttering" since my cellphone is in the middle pocket (and it hides my gut)....
08-07-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 606
Posted By DrIsotope

When presented with the Trolley Problem,...

When presented with the Trolley Problem, autonomous vehicles are more likely to hit what they were programmed to hit. The assumption that the currently on-board human would make a "better decision"...
08-04-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,685
Posted By DrIsotope

I'll take "How do I indicate my age and...

I'll take "How do I indicate my age and generation without explicitly stating my age and generation" for $200, Alex.
08-04-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,685
Posted By Koyote

Click on a few women's lingerie websites, and...

Click on a few women's lingerie websites, and you'll start getting better popup ads in facebook.
08-03-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,878
Posted By blakcloud

You may want to think about just upgrading the...

You may want to think about just upgrading the components on your Trek SL5 to Di2. The difference between the SL5 and 7 are the components and the wheelset. If you sell the SL5 you are going to take...
08-03-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,878
Posted By shelbyfv

I'm still seeing $6000 for the Trek and $4500 for...

I'm still seeing $6000 for the Trek and $4500 for the Cervelo. The Trek has carbon wheels and threaded bottom bracket. I'd be tempted to investigate, see if one of the threaded conversions is...
08-03-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,878
Posted By Mulberry20

I would say they are equal bikes in quality. Trek...

I would say they are equal bikes in quality. Trek however will give you much more reliable service. Cervelo is not a big brand for any independent retailer.

They are both mid-quality bikes that in...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,037
Posted By WhyFi

Brrrr - did it just get shilly in here, or is it...

Brrrr - did it just get shilly in here, or is it just me?
07-24-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,126
Posted By DrIsotope

What's that you say? Free geegaws? Complimentary...

What's that you say? Free geegaws? Complimentary chotchkies? Well sign me up.

Miles as of 7/24: 814/1,000
Current Place: 5,103/214,091
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,037
Posted By genejockey

The only issue I have with them is my reluctance...

The only issue I have with them is my reluctance to spend that much. I get uncomfortable spending over $40 for a jersey. Mind you, that limit was probably set in my mind 20 years ago and hasn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,037
Posted By MoAlpha

God, I hate that too. I like "cycling costume." ...

God, I hate that too. I like "cycling costume."

Cheers, mate.;)
07-18-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,121
Posted By DrIsotope

Don't take your hands off the bars. Then hope for...

Don't take your hands off the bars. Then hope for the best. I had an incident-free 2019, and have gone down three times in 2020... all in the month of June.

AFAIC, there is no "learning to fall"...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,315
Posted By DrIsotope

If Strava deleted all of the local segments with...

If Strava deleted all of the local segments with intersections in them, probably 60% of all segments would disappear. Most of what's left would be half a mile to a mile long. I'd be 100% okay with...
07-14-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,864
Posted By DrIsotope

The fatigue is likely not cycling related. You...

The fatigue is likely not cycling related. You don't need to "feed" a 15-20 mile ride, no matter how hard you ride it. Period. Thirty to thirty five shouldn't be a problem either. That's maybe...
07-11-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 842
Posted By JGM411

I'm on metoporol. I also own a greenhouse...

I'm on metoporol. I also own a greenhouse business and temps are regularly north of 100. the heat isn't an issue. What i have noticed is my heart rate is 10-20 bpm lower while riding my bike when I...
07-11-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,220
Posted By DrIsotope

My only problem is the #3...

My only problem is the #3 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=3) , I have to force-upload rides to Strava every time. I've just gotten used to the process, really. I was...
07-10-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,222
Posted By tomato coupe

Waxed chains provide breeding ground for...

Waxed chains provide breeding ground for COVID-19, and pedaling with a high cadence can infect everyone within a 100 ft. radius. Oil-based lubes are generally much safer, however, as they usually...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 961
Posted By Ogsarg

If a product has any weakness, no matter how...

If a product has any weakness, no matter how slight, it will be magnified 1000X on the internet.
07-08-20, 03:43 AM
Replies: 158
Views: 9,133
Posted By dennis336

Several years back, on the second century ride...

Several years back, on the second century ride I'd ever done (so still working out pacing, hydration, etc) the temperature got deep into the 90s with high humidity. At about the 80 mile mark, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,233
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

Assos or go home.

Assos or go home.
07-01-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6,537
Views: 588,437
Posted By DQRider

https://i.imgur.com/d0BZLtT.png :rolleyes: ...

https://i.imgur.com/d0BZLtT.png

:rolleyes:

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