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10-19-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 1,966
Posted By njkayaker

​​​​​​Some people should put a little thought in...

​​​​​​Some people should put a little thought in before they react.
10-19-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,340
Posted By njkayaker

There's that too. Hopefully, people querying...

There's that too.

Hopefully, people querying the obvious scam site will find this thread.
10-19-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,340
Posted By njkayaker

No one sells new bikes for half off. They would...

No one sells new bikes for half off. They would lose money doing so.

I don't even think Radon is a brand sold in the US.


What sort of sense does this make?
10-02-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 8,905
Posted By njkayaker

If this was true, that would be a very impressive...

If this was true, that would be a very impressive feat!
10-02-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 8,905
Posted By njkayaker

If the prices were X before this and X...

If the prices were X before this and X afterwards, then what's the difference?

Riv would need to "factor in", at most, a loss of 5%.

Maybe, they were already "factoring in" the price of hookers...
10-02-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 8,905
Posted By njkayaker

While Riv is calling this "reparations". It seems...

While Riv is calling this "reparations". It seems that this really isn't a part of the "complex issue" you are talking about.
10-02-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 8,905
Posted By njkayaker

He didn't really say what you think he said and...

He didn't really say what you think he said and your example here doesn't prove what he said is wrong.
10-02-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 8,905
Posted By njkayaker

It's possible you are overreacting.

It's possible you are overreacting.
10-01-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 7,206
Posted By njkayaker

Sounds like an opinion.

Sounds like an opinion.
09-30-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 7,206
Posted By njkayaker

This doesn't make a lot of sense unless you think...

This doesn't make a lot of sense unless you think that people don't need to spend time learning/practicing how to ride in the first place.

The vague "general public" typically aren't going that...
09-27-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,780
Posted By njkayaker

There have been studies done before that show the...

There have been studies done before that show the same results. So, itís not really news.

Itís well-known that high cadence is not more efficient.

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What is a...
Forum: Foo
09-23-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 11,144
Views: 2,296,264
Posted By njkayaker

Some places let you rate the item without...

Some places let you rate the item without requiring a review. So, the average is based on a few ratings (2?).
09-22-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,395
Posted By njkayaker

It means you are doing it wrong. All the...

It means you are doing it wrong.

All the driver is doing by waving is yielding. He isn't saying it's safe for you to go (because only you can determine that).
09-21-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,904
Posted By njkayaker

Kind of like touring bikes. It tends to make the...

Kind of like touring bikes. It tends to make the bike go straighter.
09-21-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,904
Posted By njkayaker

Grant Petersen should get credit for chapping the...

Grant Petersen should get credit for chapping the asses of so many people on BF.
09-21-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,395
Posted By njkayaker

The cop could have yelled at you for not riding...

The cop could have yelled at you for not riding far enough at the right. Seems like it's better that he stopped for you.

I suspect many drivers who stop really don't trust that the rider will do...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 10:49 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,119
Posted By njkayaker

Yes, track bikes don't have derailleurs that can...

Yes, track bikes don't have derailleurs that can break or need adjustment (which is the thing that "don't break like that").

It's a trade off: gears for something a bit more delicate.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,119
Posted By njkayaker

It's not "failing". He's breaking it. Here's...

It's not "failing". He's breaking it.

Here's some info about what he bought:

https://www.bikeforums.net/21681570-post1.html
...
09-21-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By njkayaker

A phone in a frame bag isn't being subjected to...

A phone in a frame bag isn't being subjected to "vibrations" really. The bag is already a "anti-shock mount" ("shocks" are "hard knocks"). The things in the bag will move around but not "shockingly"....
09-16-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,043
Posted By njkayaker

Maybe not. But be aware that it was started with...

Maybe not. But be aware that it was started with a "bad premise".

Maybe, people starting with a "bad premise" should have some awareness that it's a bad premise.

In other words, why are you...
09-16-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,043
Posted By njkayaker

This thread started with "I don't know much but I...

This thread started with "I don't know much but I think gravel riding is stupid. Please explain why it isn't".

It's wasn't open minded or respectful to people who like doing it.

The thread...
09-14-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,043
Posted By njkayaker

How the heck is a "canyon" not a gravel...

How the heck is a "canyon" not a gravel bike?
09-14-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 6,043
Posted By njkayaker

I think a coherent sentence killed his father...

I think a coherent sentence killed his father...
09-13-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,233
Posted By njkayaker

What sort of "small vessels"? Speed isn't...

What sort of "small vessels"?

Speed isn't relevant. Small means the boat is less restricted. They also are typically very maneuverable.

Kayaks, for example, don't have any special privileges.
...
09-10-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,581
Posted By njkayaker

The odd thing is that where you are isn't...

The odd thing is that where you are isn't relevant to the situation you are talking about.

I have no idea why people are going on about it.
09-09-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,581
Posted By njkayaker

The driver was treating you like s/he would have...

The driver was treating you like s/he would have treated any other road vehicle that was in front of them when it was clear to go.
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Nothing in Milton's post indicates that the driver went...
09-04-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,559
Posted By njkayaker

At least three things are surprising about this: ...

At least three things are surprising about this:

That it took you so long to come to this conclusion.
That you managed not to get killed before reaching it.
That you think that this is a new...
09-02-20, 10:56 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,023
Posted By njkayaker

??? From these sorts of websites?? No...

???

From these sorts of websites??

No one is claiming that prior behavior wasn't considered.

But it doesn't seem these websites would be used in court for that.
09-02-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,023
Posted By njkayaker

Calm down. It's not my website, and I'm not the...

Calm down. It's not my website, and I'm not the one advocating for it. Someone asked the question "why does this exist?" and I gave the reason why. Why are you so defensive?
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You...
09-02-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,023
Posted By njkayaker

You are just repeating diametrically opposed...

You are just repeating diametrically opposed things.

The "ideal world" doesn't exist.
09-02-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,023
Posted By njkayaker

... I don't think these "databases" are really...

... I don't think these "databases" are really helpful in any practical way.[/QUOTE]
Diametrically opposed.
08-31-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 514
Posted By njkayaker

I married an IT support client too. The...

I married an IT support client too.

The pre-GPS computers last​​​​​ many months on a battery. So, what's the advantage of this? (Having to marry somebody who will change it for you isn't an...
08-28-20, 10:17 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,930
Posted By njkayaker

This is dumb. It's not like there aren't examples...

This is dumb. It's not like there aren't examples of other types of transmissions that "been known to lunch themselves in less than 50 thousand miles".
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This is dumb too. Who said that newer...
08-27-20, 04:03 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,930
Posted By njkayaker

https://www.brookdale.com/en/brookdale-life/blogs/...

https://www.brookdale.com/en/brookdale-life/blogs/2018/03/12-common-senior-scams-and-how-to-avoid-them.html
08-20-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,246
Posted By njkayaker

Battery powered rear light typically last for...

Battery powered rear light typically last for many hours on flash.

The rechargeable ones might not.
08-13-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 143
Views: 7,383
Posted By njkayaker

The problem is that you aren't making sense...

The problem is that you aren't making sense (that's on you).

Whatever the German law is does't mean people aren't better of using flashing lights. It doesn't say anything one way or another.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,145
Posted By njkayaker

It might be unnecessary but who cares? The...

It might be unnecessary but who cares?

The issue with washing them (which you agree has a simple solution) isn't a reason not to buy gloves with velcro.

"Unnecessary" is a rather weak...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 09:05 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,145
Posted By njkayaker

Stick the gloves with Velcro in an old sock to...

Stick the gloves with Velcro in an old sock to wash them.
08-10-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,986
Posted By njkayaker

Yes. Turning your head increases the coverage....

Yes. Turning your head increases the coverage. The same thing is true for mirrors in your car. But since car mirrors are much bigger (and farther away), it's not quite as necessary,


No. This...
08-10-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,264
Posted By njkayaker

It's not that complicated. It just requires being...

It's not that complicated. It just requires being clear about what "format" means.

"Course points" are a little confusing. They are "turn information" embedded in the file. They are mostly...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 09:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,515
Posted By njkayaker

Split the group.

Split the group.
08-06-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,364
Posted By njkayaker

Drunk drivers manage to run into all sorts of...

Drunk drivers manage to run into all sorts of things.

Nothing is going to be perfect.

Presumably, the likelihood of getting hit by a drunk driver is low. So, if flashing lights work to prevent...
Forum: Foo
08-06-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,069
Posted By njkayaker

That general error might indicate a dislike of...

That general error might indicate a dislike of the format (I've seen it for that). Unfortunately, Garmin doesn't provide more information.

GPSVisualizer and GPSBabel are useful to have in your...
Forum: Foo
08-06-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,069
Posted By njkayaker

What does "doesn't work" mean? I'm not sure...

What does "doesn't work" mean?

I'm not sure about the watches, but the Edges cannot use route files.

It should work. If it doesn't, it's probably something minor.

You issue could be that the...
Forum: Touring
08-05-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,687
Posted By njkayaker

Actions have consequences.

Actions have consequences.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,728
Posted By njkayaker

You complained about one of his opinions. ...

You complained about one of his opinions.

If you want to stop it, why do you keep replying?

You donít need to reply.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,728
Posted By njkayaker

Itís weird to have that sort of text on bottles....

Itís weird to have that sort of text on bottles. Itís weird text without context. Itís weird all around. Thatís probably why Rapha added it.


Anything is possible. It might even discourage it...
08-03-20, 02:48 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 799
Posted By njkayaker

The RWGPS IQ app lets you download your pinned...

The RWGPS IQ app lets you download your pinned and recent routes. The RWGPS app is something else.

Widgets are supposed to be things that are useful when riding.

There is no widget version of...
08-03-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 799
Posted By njkayaker

The Ridewithgps app is useful (if you use that...

The Ridewithgps app is useful (if you use that site).

There's also the grouteloader app that does the same and a few other things. That app is available as a widget (widgets are apps that can be...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 17,728
Posted By njkayaker

Calling him a tool is an expression of an opinion...

Calling him a tool is an expression of an opinion (that you just said he was entitled to hold).
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