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07-07-20, 06:46 PM
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Posted By wgscott

Again,

Again,
07-07-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 71
Posted By wgscott

$10 ...

$10

https://www.jensonusa.com/globalassets/product-images---all-assets/park-tool/tl252j07.jpg
07-07-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 196
Posted By wgscott

SPAT is a remarkable acronym.

SPAT is a remarkable acronym.
07-07-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 123
Posted By wgscott

Ewww. Tom Lehrer was right.

Ewww.

Tom Lehrer was right.
07-07-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 38
Posted By wgscott

Did you get SARS-CoV-2 before Feb 2020?

The first confirmed case of SARS-CoV-2 infection in the United States was in February, 2020.

Anecdotally, a lot of folks suggest they may have had it earlier. This was in another thread I don't...
07-07-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 123
Posted By wgscott

With the special upgrade membership fee, you can...

With the special upgrade membership fee, you can get the stalker's option.
07-07-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 123
Posted By wgscott

Stop calling me Surly. I have a Soma. It is a...

Stop calling me Surly. I have a Soma. It is a long saga.
07-07-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 123
Posted By wgscott

They were just bought out by Ashley Madison.

They were just bought out by Ashley Madison.
Replies: 14
Views: 174
Posted By wgscott

I had that bike, that year, that color, but I...

I had that bike, that year, that color, but I upgraded the saddle by 1991. It is a great bike, and served me well for many years. I finally gave it to my best grad student, and she kept it going for...
07-07-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 266
Posted By wgscott

I have the Redshift Stopshocks suspension stem: ...

I have the Redshift Stopshocks suspension stem:
https://redshiftsports.com/shockstop-suspension-stem

It works well, and is tunable.

I find it works better than the Lauf fork when I tried it.
...
07-07-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 112
Posted By wgscott

Thoughts and prayers.

Thoughts and prayers.
07-07-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 85
Posted By wgscott

Why this isn't being pursued as a Manhattan...

Why this isn't being pursued as a Manhattan Project-type enterprise by the NIH and the national lab infrastructure we currently have in this country is a mystery to me.
07-07-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 448
Posted By wgscott

It is re-election year.

It is re-election year.
07-07-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 448
Posted By wgscott

As mentioned, COVID-19 is now recognized as a...

As mentioned, COVID-19 is now recognized as a cardiovascular disease. The first person to die of this disease in the US, a woman in San Jose, dropped dead from a heart attack. No prior known...
07-07-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By wgscott

They started making mountain rims, with the...

They started making mountain rims, with the pricepoints being $1500 for DT Swiss hubs and $1800 for I9 (and then a Chris King version that I think Chris King makes in Portland for $2100), and...
07-07-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 84
Posted By wgscott

Could also have been one or more of the people...

Could also have been one or more of the people catering the wedding. Not wanting to lose a job, they go through with it and dismiss their own, or their wage-slave's, symptoms.
07-07-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 84
Posted By wgscott

Presumably the super-spreader at the wedding was...

Presumably the super-spreader at the wedding was either asymptomatic or a sociopath.

At the least, it shows why we should avoid gatherings like weddings, and staying in hotels.
07-07-20, 09:08 AM
07-06-20, 11:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 167
Posted By wgscott

Compass/Rene Herse 38mm x 700C Barlow Pass...

Compass/Rene Herse 38mm x 700C Barlow Pass (slick) and Steillacoom (knobby).

These are the opposite extreme vs. Gatorskins, in terms of suppleness, comfort and rolling resistance. Fortunately, I...
07-06-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By wgscott

Most common colds are caused by rhinovirus...

Most common colds are caused by rhinovirus (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhinovirus).

Right-wing bloggers who think carbon dioxide is c0^2 and that the earth is 6000 years old haven't picked up...
07-06-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 196
Posted By wgscott

It's a stupid graphic. Sue me. I've written News...

It's a stupid graphic. Sue me. I've written News and Views for Nature and Perspectives for Science, and they put in dumbed-down graphics. It's a fact of life (and those are the world's best...
07-06-20, 08:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 144
Posted By wgscott

It looks like they are back down to noise level...

It looks like they are back down to noise level by April 2020.
07-06-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 196
Posted By wgscott

I'm only defending it because you are denouncing...

I'm only defending it because you are denouncing it without any basis in fact.
07-06-20, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 196
Posted By wgscott

As we both know, I am referring to the peer...

As we both know, I am referring to the peer review process.

Did you happen to pick up on the fact that the signatories actually did do the work you are claiming hasn't been done? These aren't...
07-06-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 196
Posted By wgscott

Be sure to write to the editors of the journal...

Be sure to write to the editors of the journal and tell them how they really ought to review such submissions. I'm sure they will be delighted to hear from you.
07-06-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,031
Posted By wgscott

I don't think that is the case at all. ...

I don't think that is the case at all.

Which is why I think we are unlikely to get to herd immunity for SARS-CoV-2 unless it kills off three hundred million people.
07-06-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 196
Posted By wgscott

It is referring to the CDC (and WHO), and a...

It is referring to the CDC (and WHO), and a petition/letter with 239 scientists as signatories requesting this be considered.

Here is the link to the letter:
...
07-06-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 220
Posted By wgscott

Given how much my hydraulic Avid disc brakes...

Given how much my hydraulic Avid disc brakes sucked, my guess is this is even worse, and a losing proposition. Replacement with any Shimano hydraulic disc brakes would be a radical improvement. If it...
07-06-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 196
Posted By wgscott

They don't want to talk about airborne transmission...

Oh? Is that somehow worse than having the largest death-toll on the planet?

https://www.cnn.com/2020/07/06/health/coronavirus-airborne-transmission-letter/index.html
07-06-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 2,436
Posted By wgscott

So why can this be done in the whole country of...

So why can this be done in the whole country of Taiwan, but not on an NBA basketball team?
07-06-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 2,436
Posted By wgscott

https://inhalebliss.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/20...

https://inhalebliss.files.wordpress.com/2013/04/20130401-014443.jpg
07-06-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 584
Posted By wgscott

I have the 38mm Barlow Pass and 38mm Steilacooms,...

I have the 38mm Barlow Pass and 38mm Steilacooms, both Extralight. I would go with ExtraLight if you can manage. I ride stuff a lot nastier stuff without issue. I've always run them with tubes. ...
Forum: Foo
07-06-20, 01:50 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,167
Posted By wgscott

Today ours killed a squirrel, chewed a big hole...

Today ours killed a squirrel, chewed a big hole through its neck, and pulled its guts through the hole.

Delightful pets.
07-06-20, 01:37 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 2,436
Posted By wgscott

I would be happy if we could do what Europe has...

I would be happy if we could do what Europe has done.
07-05-20, 11:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 253
Posted By wgscott

The only thing I can suggest is to try several...

The only thing I can suggest is to try several different options, and see if any are comfortable for her.

Wide, supple tires at low inflation can help with ride comfort much more than a cheap...
07-05-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 253
Posted By wgscott

I had to do a double-take because as I read it,...

I had to do a double-take because as I read it, this sounded so familiar I thought maybe it was me.

Today, after more Sirrus-whining (this time about the riser Jones bar -- another $100 down the...
07-05-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By wgscott

Although there are coronaviruses that cause cold...

Although there are coronaviruses that cause cold symptoms, the "common cold" is a rhinovirus (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhinovirus), which is a type of picoRNA virus.

Coronaviruses are...
07-05-20, 10:16 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 2,436
Posted By wgscott

Pistachios are like OCD candy.

Pistachios are like OCD candy.
07-05-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 2,436
Posted By wgscott

Well, you weren't completely wrong. I think this...

Well, you weren't completely wrong. I think this is a huge problem, and it is being exploited for all the worst reasons by many of the worst people in power.

I posted this earlier, but it got lost...
07-05-20, 09:44 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 2,436
Posted By wgscott

No, that was not my intent. I honestly don't...

No, that was not my intent.

I honestly don't have any idea what Crackpot is saying 90% of the time.
07-05-20, 09:25 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,031
Posted By wgscott

Herd immunity is rarely achieved in the absence...

Herd immunity is rarely achieved in the absence of a really good and universally available vaccine. Measles is a good example, and we see what happens when the compliance level dips below a threshold.
07-05-20, 08:30 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 2,436
Posted By wgscott

I'm not going there. Crackpot is.

I'm not going there. Crackpot is.
07-05-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 2,436
Posted By wgscott

There are many examples of unwarranted optimism...

There are many examples of unwarranted optimism in this thread.

cf: https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2020/07/05/us/coronavirus-latinos-african-americans-cdc-data.html
07-05-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 180
Posted By wgscott

Santa Cruz Reserve Wheels goes all in

I guess they got Enve envy, judging by their new pricepoint.

https://www.reservewheels.com

Still, if I were to get plastic wheels, these look tempting.

...
07-05-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,031
Posted By wgscott

My thoughts are that the transient disappearances...

My thoughts are that the transient disappearances of ebola have absolutely nothing to do with herd immunity.
07-04-20, 09:42 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 2,436
Posted By wgscott

Here is another reason why it ain't going...

Here is another reason why it ain't going anywhere anytime soon (and why I won't eat an pistachios any more):

Dozens of pistachio plant workers infected with COVID-19...
07-04-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,929
Posted By wgscott

Wheel-set 1: Chris King...

Wheel-set 1: Chris King (https://chrisking.com/collections/hed/products/hed-belgium-plus-disc-r45d-28-28), with HED Belgium + rims. 38mm Barlow Pass tires. 28/28 CX-ray.

Wheel-set 2: November...
07-04-20, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By wgscott

You can get a whole M6000 pre-bled front or rear...

You can get a whole M6000 pre-bled front or rear for about $75

eg: https://www.universalcycles.com/shopping/product_details.php?id=94567

We just got those for my daughter's bike, and they are...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 475
Posted By wgscott

No. I think they have a funny way of measuring...

No. I think they have a funny way of measuring it.

The Q-factor (and chain line) on GRX is wider.
07-04-20, 08:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 153
Posted By wgscott

There are (at least) two mutually incompatible...

There are (at least) two mutually incompatible hydraulic bicycle brakes: DOT fluid, and mineral oil. (I think there may be different type DOT fluid versions, too.) Also, different manufacturers...
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