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Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 263
Posted By Kedosto

Gas. Instant on, instant off, infinite variable...

Gas. Instant on, instant off, infinite variable control in between. Open flame for charring peppers, etc. Doesn't require special cookware or surface cleaners either.


-Kedosto
08-11-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,613
Posted By Kedosto

Add “stolen from” in a matching font. Comments...

Add “stolen from” in a matching font. Comments are guaranteed.

It sounds like you’re unsure about any impact on value. I would suggest if you have any intention of holding and selling in the...
08-09-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 451
Posted By Kedosto

Does it have to leak oil like a typical HD? ...

Does it have to leak oil like a typical HD?


-Kedosto
08-09-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,904
Posted By Kedosto

It’s not the cycling she’s bothered about. It’s...

It’s not the cycling she’s bothered about. It’s the fact that you’re retired and she’s not. I strongly recommend you start increasing your share of the household duties. Yes, you’re retired, but...
Forum: Commuting
08-08-19, 11:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 866
Posted By Kedosto

Buff....

Buff. (https://buffusa.com/shop-buff/men/multifunctional-headwear-category.html) Pick a fabric style, weight, and color to meet your needs. Need something for serious winter weather? Google...
08-08-19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,911
Posted By Kedosto

I usually wear liner shorts but my wife bought me...

I usually wear liner shorts but my wife bought me a pair of these from Amazon...
08-07-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,118
Posted By Kedosto

It's never the engine. It's always the bike. I...

It's never the engine. It's always the bike. I could be a gold medaling, TdF superstar, mega-millionaire if only I had a better bike. Heck, I'd even be more handsome and charming too.

...
08-06-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,244
Posted By Kedosto

My technique, exactly. Works every time. ...

My technique, exactly. Works every time.


-Kedosto
08-06-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,244
Posted By Kedosto

Kedosto Rules of CO2... Bring at least two. ...

Kedosto Rules of CO2...

Bring at least two.
Buy a cart size larger than you think you need.
Practice in the comfort of your own home first before attempting roadside repairs.
Don't ever try to...
08-06-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,169
Posted By Kedosto

For when you can't bear the thought of riding...

For when you can't bear the thought of riding without your favorite refrigerator?


-Kedosto
08-05-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 747
Posted By Kedosto

It's the socks. Everybody knows magenta socks...

It's the socks. Everybody knows magenta socks makes you climb stronger and faster.


-Kedosto
08-05-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,333
Posted By Kedosto

Millennial driving a stick?! Get down with your...

Millennial driving a stick?! Get down with your bad self! And what's not to love about a Kawasaki green hatchback? There will always be challenges in life, but you seem to have a pretty good grip...
08-05-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 3,405
Posted By Kedosto

I'm willing to bet you didn't get into your...

I'm willing to bet you didn't get into your current shape in only a few months. It's more likely been years in the making. It can't be undone in a mere couple months worth of cycling. It's best to...
08-05-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,463
Posted By Kedosto

Sounds like it's time to learn up on some...

Sounds like it's time to learn up on some derailleur adjustments. If you can make coffee, you can adjust your derailleur(s). YouTube is your friend. The $25 premium was just his way of saying...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 871
Posted By Kedosto

Graves Disease in my 20's. Radioactive iodine...

Graves Disease in my 20's.
Radioactive iodine treatment.
Levothyroxine 200mcg daily for over three decades.
Don't know what it's like to live any other way.
Still manage to average 5-6k miles per...
07-29-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 5,412
Posted By Kedosto

IMHO, bike racing is only interesting to the...

IMHO, bike racing is only interesting to the participants. Notice I didn't say "riders." Family and friends may be interested or assisting in some way with an event, but trying to attract the...
07-29-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 903
Posted By Kedosto

Pretty much this. Inspect the rims very...

Pretty much this. Inspect the rims very carefully for signs of cracks around the spoke holes. If the rims check out ok, rebuild the wheel with double butted spokes. Do both wheels. You'll be good...
07-29-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 610
Posted By Kedosto

Brother-in-law. Everything he owns is scratched,...

Brother-in-law. Everything he owns is scratched, bent, or broken. Everything. Some people are like that.


-Kedosto
Forum: Commuting
07-27-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,158
Posted By Kedosto

Well then it sounds like you have two choices... ...

Well then it sounds like you have two choices...

1) Mount the fender and stack the stays along with the rack. You'll need longer screws, but how much longer is dependent on the rack and stay...
Forum: Commuting
07-27-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,158
Posted By Kedosto

Maybe it's me, but I'm not clear on the issue. ...

Maybe it's me, but I'm not clear on the issue. Pics would go a long way here. A single stay on the front is helpful when dealing with disc brakes but that doesn't mean a V style can't be cut to a...
Forum: Commuting
07-27-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,199
Posted By Kedosto

White helmet with integrated rear blinky light. ...

White helmet with integrated rear blinky light.
High viz shirts/jackets.
High quality headlight (not a cheapo blinky).
High quality tail light (not a cheapo blinky).
Pedal reflectors (nothing...
07-27-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,658
Posted By Kedosto

Take the current wheelset to your favorite...

Take the current wheelset to your favorite wheelsmith and have that person true up the wheels, even the spoke tension and check that the spoke tension is close to the upper limit. This will give you...
Forum: Commuting
07-25-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,287
Posted By Kedosto

Probably a supply issue with the component spec. ...

Probably a supply issue with the component spec. If they can't get the components they want, or get them at a price they're willing to pay, complete bikes will be a no-go until the issue is ironed...
Forum: Foo
07-25-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,713
Posted By Kedosto

Ok, let's address the issue head-on... you're a...

Ok, let's address the issue head-on... you're a terrible lover. There, I said it. Nobody else has been willing to go there, but it simply cannot be ignored. You're just horrible in the sack.
...
07-23-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,143
Posted By Kedosto

It's not pedaling so much as it is spinning. ...

It's not pedaling so much as it is spinning. Just how big of a gear are you trying to push? I don't know the specifics of your situation, but if you're out there mashing with every stroke instead...
07-22-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,649
Posted By Kedosto

Wow! I came back for the pics and let's just say...

Wow! I came back for the pics and let's just say I am not disappointed. You're riding NAHBS (https://www.nahbs.com/) quality right there. Bravo!



-Kedosto
07-21-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,673
Posted By Kedosto

So... it fits? And you ride it? You have no...

So... it fits?
And you ride it?
You have no problems?
No issues?

Ride it.



-Kedosto
07-21-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,333
Posted By Kedosto

Just so you know, we got tired of waiting for you...

Just so you know, we got tired of waiting for you around here so we just kept going without you. Welcome back.


-Kedosto
07-21-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 536
Posted By Kedosto

Like you said, it probably wasn't seated...

Like you said, it probably wasn't seated correctly. Either that or when she bunny hopped into a radical horizontal slide at 28mph the sidewall collapsed.


-Kedosto
*got nuthin'*
07-21-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,799
Posted By Kedosto

A technical fabric doo-rag. As long as it's not...

A technical fabric doo-rag. As long as it's not cotton or a blend heavy in cotton it will wick moisture away. Also, light colors help with heat management. The Enduracool liner DrIsotope linked...
07-21-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,649
Posted By Kedosto

Nicely done! You should be very proud. Refined,...

Nicely done! You should be very proud. Refined, classy, beautiful, and yet comfortable and practical looking too. There's something very special about bringing ones vision to reality. How do you...
07-19-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,433
Posted By Kedosto

I was gonna say that. Well, everything but the...

I was gonna say that. Well, everything but the Gulf Coast part. And as far as Grandma goes, a significant number of the dishes we eat were handed down from her. We eat what I call a "real food"...
07-19-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,081
Posted By Kedosto

Used underwear is a HUGE market. Just not yours,...

Used underwear is a HUGE market. Just not yours,


-Kedosto
*mine either*
07-17-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,331
Posted By Kedosto

I go with whole wheat for the slower carb burn. ...

I go with whole wheat for the slower carb burn. For me, the quick sugar shot type products leave me feeling worse for the latter parts of a long ride. My unscientific theory is the figgy middle is...
07-17-19, 08:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,331
Posted By Kedosto

Whole wheat Fig Newtons = anti-bonk insurance....

Whole wheat Fig Newtons = anti-bonk insurance. They’re the original Gu/Clif/PowerBar.


-Kedosto

Edited to add: Go back and reread livedarklions post #7. Legit.
07-17-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,000
Posted By Kedosto

The “last bike I’ll ever need” issue isn’t much...

The “last bike I’ll ever need” issue isn’t much of a challenge. The “last bike I’ll ever want” is virtually impossible. Good luck with that.


-Kedosto
07-16-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,525
Posted By Kedosto

An example of one my most hated and feared...

An example of one my most hated and feared vehicular interactions; the 90˚ approach.

I hate, Hate, HATE when a vehicle approaches at a 90˚ angle such as side streets or parking lot exits and we...
07-16-19, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,213
Posted By Kedosto

Momma wants to ride? Then get on it! Raise...

Momma wants to ride? Then get on it!

Raise the seat until it feels right. If you can't raise it high enough to get your legs at the proper extension, then consider a larger frame. And don't...
Forum: Foo
07-15-19, 10:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 772
Posted By Kedosto

Note to self... -Kedosto

Note to self...




-Kedosto
07-15-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,448
Posted By Kedosto

As a multi decade rider I've committed many, many...

As a multi decade rider I've committed many, many acts of heroism. From run of the mill flat fixes, to assisting the lost, to mechanical breakdowns, and damsels in distress. Far too many to count,...
07-15-19, 07:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By Kedosto

Another thing to consider is your perspective. ...

Another thing to consider is your perspective. You think many hybrids have "very narrow" saddles. Ask any racer and I'm pretty sure their opinion would be that hybrids have wider, more heavily...
07-15-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By Kedosto

Well sure, if that’s what works. One could use a...

Well sure, if that’s what works. One could use a wide, beach cruiser type saddle on a racing bike as well. The mfg’s spec saddles designed for the intended purpose, but ultimately the decision to...
07-15-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By Kedosto

My guess is that the mfg’s want to use the same...

My guess is that the mfg’s want to use the same saddle for multiple models. It’s cheaper and easier to use one design and just swap covers for any number of bikes.

Just a guess.


-Kedosto
07-14-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,291
Posted By Kedosto

HEY! ANYBODY LOOKIN’ FOR A SIG LINE? ...

HEY! ANYBODY LOOKIN’ FOR A SIG LINE?


-Kedosto
*resemble that remark*
07-14-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,291
Posted By Kedosto

Alright now, nobody likes a show off. Looks like...

Alright now, nobody likes a show off. Looks like you used some kind of laser guided unicorn magic on there.


-Kedosto
*jealous*
07-13-19, 11:09 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,993
Posted By Kedosto

Wait, what? You’re sayin’ you changed your mind...

Wait, what? You’re sayin’ you changed your mind midway through the event and instead of doing the 50 you cut it short and only did the 30 and as a result you “won?” :roflmao2: I like your style.
...
07-13-19, 10:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,778
Posted By Kedosto

Pfft... whatever. I know a guy that coulda built...

Pfft... whatever. I know a guy that coulda built you a wheelset outta ultralight rims with only 16 spokes each that “should be plenty strong enough.” :lol:

Be sure to save the old, flimsy...
07-13-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,468
Posted By Kedosto

Moral of the story; don’t take up running...

Moral of the story; don’t take up running because it will lead to divorce, injury, and weight gain. Thanks for the warning.


-Kedosto
07-13-19, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 456
Posted By Kedosto

The SL is on sale at Universal Cycles so the...

The SL is on sale at Universal Cycles so the difference is only about a dollar.


-Kedosto
07-13-19, 10:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,093
Posted By Kedosto

I bet the fatigue life on that Rinsten thing is...

I bet the fatigue life on that Rinsten thing is measured in minutes for anybody heavier than Tinkerbell.



-Kedosto
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