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09-14-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,920
Posted By Spinay70

1000s of hours of videos on Youtube of people,...

1000s of hours of videos on Youtube of people, from kids to elderly adults doing all of this with ease. Like the OP said, takes just a little effort to get up to speed.

Spinay70
09-12-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,920
Posted By Spinay70

Lol! I owe it all to Strunk & White. ...

Lol! I owe it all to Strunk & White.

Spinay70
09-12-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,920
Posted By Spinay70

If your primary responce to anything anyone says...

If your primary responce to anything anyone says on a forum starts with "Yeah, but..." then you might need to re-educate yourself on the fine art of communicating.

Proving Someone Wrong As A...
09-12-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 10,920
Posted By Spinay70

Holy moly the responses...such heated words to an...

Holy moly the responses...such heated words to an innocuous post.

Spinay
09-10-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,256
Posted By Spinay70

My response was tongue in cheekie breeki. I dont...

My response was tongue in cheekie breeki. I dont post classified data like that.

Seriously if you are bored on a ride/with a ride change it up. Go for a walk instead. Take a day or two off. ...
09-10-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,256
Posted By Spinay70

Pretty much same for me, but i ride for 50 miles...

Pretty much same for me, but i ride for 50 miles then run 20. Sniff...just sayin.

😆

Spinay70
08-29-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,448
Posted By Spinay70

BobkeTV, although Bob hasnt uploaded in a while. ...

BobkeTV, although Bob hasnt uploaded in a while. :(

SPinay70
08-29-19, 03:33 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,737
Posted By Spinay70

Siu Blue Wind :innocent: So the other week...

Siu Blue Wind :innocent:

So the other week it was a rather nice day here, no humidity and 75 degrees...I knew the bikepaths would be packed but still...too nice of a day to NOT be on the bike. Im...
08-27-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 11,585
Posted By Spinay70

My guess is people that want those particular...

My guess is people that want those particular bikes and they have a budget for it.

Same thing goes for people who buy private jets, islands...

Spinay70
08-22-19, 09:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,142
Posted By Spinay70

I have had good luck with Craigslist and Offerup....

I have had good luck with Craigslist and Offerup. Have not bought whole bicycles off of Ebay, yet.

I would suggest meeting in public place if possible, and bring someone with you.

Good luck...
08-14-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,084
Posted By Spinay70

Oh boy. Not sure about your perception there,...

Oh boy. Not sure about your perception there, but you are digging a bit deep with bias confirmation, that is completely off base in source.

Thanks for overanalising my comment, at least I...
08-14-19, 05:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,084
Posted By Spinay70

How am I wrong, in an opinion of my own? ...

How am I wrong, in an opinion of my own?

Mind boggled misreader.

Somewhere in between the lines, you seemed to have jumped to a conclusion of your own making.

SP70
08-14-19, 05:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,084
Posted By Spinay70

I did, twice. 🤗 SP70

I did, twice. 🤗

SP70
08-14-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By Spinay70

Thats really good advice, definately will use. ...

Thats really good advice, definately will use. Thanks!

Spinay70
08-14-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,084
Posted By Spinay70

Regardless of adult label, it is still an...

Regardless of adult label, it is still an un-neccessary risk to the baby just to prove a point, in my opinion.

SP70
08-14-19, 09:30 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,084
Posted By Spinay70

Im no expert, but cycling to deliver a baby...

Im no expert, but cycling to deliver a baby sounds un-necessarily danderous to mom and baby alike. I hope New Zealand isnt in such dire straits they cant get a car for the PM.

Spinay70
08-12-19, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By Spinay70

I get the philosophy. I decided to not...

I get the philosophy.

I decided to not include the why part of this project. Maybe later I will, assuming I can find suitable replacements to complete it. I might add pics too. I will not...
08-12-19, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By Spinay70

Whoever had it previously changed to faster...

Whoever had it previously changed to faster tires/different seat, some other goodies added. I agree, its a nice bike and like u mentioned want to get rid of the triple for a double. Just looking...
08-12-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By Spinay70

I would be ok with removing the triple...Thanks...

I would be ok with removing the triple...Thanks for the suggestion!

Spinay70
08-12-19, 08:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 589
Posted By Spinay70

Shimano Altus replacement?

Picked up a Trek FX1 and was curious what recomendations you all might have for an upgrade to the Altus setup that came on this bike.

I think there is some wiggle room to go up a step, im just not...
08-07-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,261
Posted By Spinay70

Congrats on your success!

Congrats on your success!
08-07-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 9,178
Posted By Spinay70

Umm 😐

Umm 😐
08-05-19, 10:32 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,930
Posted By Spinay70

Many of them are supposed to be. However some...

Many of them are supposed to be. However some can develop 'layers' as they ripen in time on forums - mostly when misinterpreted or read into.

Some blossom into lives of their own even.
08-05-19, 10:28 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 13,930
Posted By Spinay70

I think thats an example of what some people...

I think thats an example of what some people refer to as just joking around...OP just havin fun and sharing conversation of a personal thought - to clarify.

Spinay70
08-05-19, 08:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,903
Posted By Spinay70

I could also cut my own steak when i sit down for...

I could also cut my own steak when i sit down for dinner, but that would be boring.

Just being cheeky as well :)
08-05-19, 08:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,903
Posted By Spinay70

There was a lot more tone and inflection from the...

There was a lot more tone and inflection from the young mechanic that led me to choose those words when i wrote it, however my post was intended to be 'generic' in tone so i should have chosen a term...
08-05-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,903
Posted By Spinay70

Nope, due to logistics of delivering an item long...

Nope, due to logistics of delivering an item long distances in a short time...it does not.

But, if we are comparing apples to oranges, paying an extra fee to board an airplane in front of others...
08-05-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,903
Posted By Spinay70

LBS strange repair policy?

Visited a local bike shop after a ride and I asked about the turnaround time to check/adjust the derailleur due to it being a bit off. I was told it would take 3 days (must be busy) but then the guy...
07-29-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 385
Posted By Spinay70

I would consult the manufacturer, or if you...

I would consult the manufacturer, or if you bought it locally, get their $.02 on the setup.

Whatever you decide, if you are going to wrench on carbon, get a decent torque wrench to avoid...
07-29-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 727
Posted By Spinay70

When someone other than myself breaks my stuff, I...

When someone other than myself breaks my stuff, I always notice it more. :)

Spinay70
07-25-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,633
Posted By Spinay70

As the changing weather patterns of the riding...

As the changing weather patterns of the riding season come and go, I can say with a firm, scientifically based fact - I did get rained on twice, and enjoyed the heck out of it.

Other than those...
07-24-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,476
Posted By Spinay70

Not trying to derail, but in regards to GCN...

Not trying to derail, but in regards to GCN videos, are they considered to be reliable to give 'pro' technique examples? I watch their vids from time to time and they come across as 'extremely...
07-21-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 11,797
Posted By Spinay70

Ride when its comfortable to you. Unless you are...

Ride when its comfortable to you. Unless you are a pro - then someone will tell you when to ride :)

Spinay70
07-18-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,219
Posted By Spinay70

No mid-life crisis top of the line carbon bike...

No mid-life crisis top of the line carbon bike crafted with space alien tech in the works for you? :)

Spinay70
07-16-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 7,282
Posted By Spinay70

e - Looting

e - Looting
07-14-19, 04:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,264
Posted By Spinay70

Factor in from 1% - 3% for dirty grease/wrong...

Factor in from 1% - 3% for dirty grease/wrong type.

I think ceramic bearings nullify this, only up to 2% though, as the return from ceramics less friction has to work harder with loss of...
07-14-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 795
Posted By Spinay70

Check your local bike shops. Often you can get...

Check your local bike shops. Often you can get new, last year models at great prices. FWIW i bought a new Trek for that price. But, depends on model you want.

Spinay70
07-10-19, 08:34 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,878
Posted By Spinay70

I appreciate the input! Are you able to go back...

I appreciate the input! Are you able to go back and watch previous stages at anytime? I am curious if that feature is offered.

Also in response to your casting issue, if your laptop is...
07-09-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,878
Posted By Spinay70

NBC & Tour De France 2019 Coverage

Anyone go the $55 dollar (estimated) one time subscription to get all access to the Tour coverage?

If so, is it worth it in your opinion and also do you think its too late to get in on it?
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07-06-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,968
Posted By Spinay70

I would just avoid as best you can. Any kind of...

I would just avoid as best you can. Any kind of provocation or snark will be met with a retort (you are in chicago after all) so its best just to pedal past and forget it. Just another obstacle to...
06-27-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,115
Posted By Spinay70

I dont think the OP was being dishonest, rather...

I dont think the OP was being dishonest, rather making a joke at the heritage of the new ride. But, you are correct...it is the best policy.

Spinay70
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 08:28 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,123
Posted By Spinay70

Ego. Spinay70

Ego.

Spinay70
06-25-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 11,061
Posted By Spinay70

Sounds along the lines of Whats the frequency...

Sounds along the lines of Whats the frequency Kenneth type thing...lookout!

Spinay70
06-22-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 24,087
Posted By Spinay70

What in the wide wide world of sports is goin on...

What in the wide wide world of sports is goin on around here?

Spinay70
06-17-19, 07:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,368
Posted By Spinay70

Just watched a GCN vid talking about Froomes...

Just watched a GCN vid talking about Froomes crash and said hes lucky to be alive. Chris lost 4 pints of blood. Thats crazy. 🤕

Spinay70
06-08-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,830
Posted By Spinay70

Other than maybe not buying from Walmart (poster...

Other than maybe not buying from Walmart (poster who suggested if you do, take it to a bike shop for tune is spot on) I would say DONT buy a $1500 dollar bike as your first. You DO NOT have to spend...
06-08-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,494
Posted By Spinay70

I have had a 2016-ish Trek FX1 and have had a lot...

I have had a 2016-ish Trek FX1 and have had a lot of success with it as my goto riding bike. Cant say i have had any issues. Its pretty much stock except for slightly skinnier road tires and bar...
06-03-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,129
Posted By Spinay70

Favorite color, looks luscious! Well done! ...

Favorite color, looks luscious! Well done!

Spinay70
06-03-19, 12:13 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,129
Posted By Spinay70

I recently did a complete sand/strip/respray. It...

I recently did a complete sand/strip/respray. It went fine. The big component to my success was a 2K Clear coat purchased at local paint supply place. I sprayed a cheaper Krylon for base coat, let it...
06-03-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 137
Views: 10,312
Posted By Spinay70

I have noticed that when i am out riding and get...

I have noticed that when i am out riding and get passed by a 'serious' rider, they rarely announce. I have also seen them buzz past unsuspecting walkers without a word.

This past weekend i spied...
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