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04-18-21, 08:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 400
Posted By tyrion

I ordered B&M's magical brake light (Top Line...

I ordered B&M's magical brake light (Top Line Plus) along with the IQ-X.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 291
Posted By tyrion

An accurate and inexpensive air gauge will answer...

An accurate and inexpensive air gauge will answer all you questions, if you know the proper questions to ask.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 291
Posted By tyrion

A $15 Meiser air pressure gauge lets just a...

A $15 Meiser air pressure gauge lets just a smidgeon of air out (or maybe a micro-smidgeon) when you use it and gives decent accuracy.
04-18-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 553
Posted By tyrion

How long before we get Jagwire Super Pro Elite...

How long before we get Jagwire Super Pro Elite Competition Nano-coated Di1 electrical wire?

(full disclosure: back in the 80s I bought Monster Cable $90 wires for my stereo speakers.)
04-18-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 553
Posted By tyrion

That's a good price. You'll also need something...

That's a good price. You'll also need something to cut the housing cleanly (bike-specific cable cutter, dremel tool, or grinder/cutting wheel), so factor that into the cost.
04-16-21, 08:28 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 571
Posted By tyrion

I'd say 40mm tires will be wide enough for actual...

I'd say 40mm tires will be wide enough for actual gravel roads, but on singletrack trails you might be underbiked (which isn't necessarily bad, you'll just be a little slower).

Also, rider weight...
04-16-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 359
Posted By tyrion

There are youtube videos for just about any bike...

There are youtube videos for just about any bike mechanical task - just have to figure out proper terms to search for.

Does this cover your cassette removal problem:
...
Forum: Foo
04-16-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 502
Posted By tyrion

I believe the "11,500 lines" was a standard set...

I believe the "11,500 lines" was a standard set of Java interface declarations (that one would routinely submit to the compiler when compiling a Java module), but upon analysis Google was only using...
04-15-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,637
Posted By tyrion

Hope was "exhibiting" disc brakes in '92. ...

Hope was "exhibiting" disc brakes in '92.

https://www.hopetech.com/history/the-nineties/
...
04-15-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,637
Posted By tyrion

We can still argue about it.

We can still argue about it.
04-14-21, 09:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By tyrion

I tried all kinds of things. The most comfortable...

I tried all kinds of things. The most comfortable configuration was all the way back (on 25mm setback seatpost), angled up slightly, and slightly more tension then it came with. But I just couldn't...
04-13-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 312
Posted By tyrion

The Tesla bicycle visibility software upgrade...

The Tesla bicycle visibility software upgrade costs an extra $2000. Not everyone cares about bicycle visibility, so no need to pay for something you're not going to use.

/s
04-11-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 400
Posted By tyrion

I think I will copy that idea. Thanks.

I think I will copy that idea. Thanks.
04-11-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 401
Posted By tyrion

Might your sit bones be hitting the rigid rear...

Might your sit bones be hitting the rigid rear structure of the saddle when you're more upright? That was my experience with an SA-H2. That saddle was just a hair too narrow for me to sit...
04-11-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 400
Posted By tyrion

So I don't have to worry about charging batteries.

So I don't have to worry about charging batteries.
04-10-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,406
Posted By tyrion

Worker got 9 chainrings out of a sheet of metal...

Worker got 9 chainrings out of a sheet of metal that most people can only get 8 out of.
04-10-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By tyrion

67 for IQ-X, 125 for Edelux II at bike24. ...

67 for IQ-X, 125 for Edelux II at bike24.

Already ordered the IQ-X. Rubicon crossed.
04-10-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 400
Posted By tyrion

Very permanent. I want to force a thief to think...

Very permanent. I want to force a thief to think and work a lot in order to steal my lights. Might even super glue nuts on bolts.
04-10-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 400
Posted By tyrion

rear dynamo light wiring path?

So a wire connects the front light to the rear light. The shortest path would be along the top tube, down the seat to the rack struts, then the along the top of the rack. The alternative is along the...
04-09-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By tyrion

I thought you wanted to know the significance of...

I thought you wanted to know the significance of that distance, but you want to know the distance.
04-09-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By tyrion

That current location under the basket is the...

That current location under the basket is the result of years of research and testing. ;) Minimal shadows, well protected from bumps, good angle on the road surface, etc.

I'll probably just go...
Forum: Foo
04-09-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 502
Posted By tyrion

Debian Linux wouldn't exist if APIs were...

Debian Linux wouldn't exist if APIs were copyrightable.
Forum: Foo
04-09-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 502
Posted By tyrion

Software developers have been using other...

Software developers have been using other people's API's for decades. It's a long standing industry practice that Oracle tried overthrow.

Oracle's whole existence is based on SQL, which was...
Forum: Foo
04-09-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 502
Posted By tyrion

Here's an analogy: I buy the company that made...

Here's an analogy: I buy the company that made the first modern American standard electrical plug. Then I say "anyone that makes these kinds of plugs now has to pay me a fee", even though hundreds of...
04-09-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 138
Posted By tyrion

Clearance between saddle and tire? ...

Clearance between saddle and tire?

Nevermind. Misunderstood the question.
04-09-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 300
Posted By tyrion

upside down dynamo lights?

I'm going dynamo, and I like my light mounted under the basket:
...
Forum: Touring
04-08-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 610
Posted By tyrion

The farther the bag is from the steering column,...

The farther the bag is from the steering column, the more leverage the wind has.
04-08-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,068
Posted By tyrion

Testing was done "on a very smooth road". On...

Testing was done "on a very smooth road". On rough roads the fatter, lower pressure tires would have an advantage.
04-08-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,068
Posted By tyrion

The BQ claims/results hardly surprise me - fat...

The BQ claims/results hardly surprise me - fat tires don't have a rolling resistance penalty, aero isn't very significant under 20 mph, and weight is weight (the article basically sidestepped...
04-06-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,870
Posted By tyrion

Is your stoker a joker and a midnight toker?

Is your stoker a joker and a midnight toker?
Forum: Foo
04-05-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 502
Posted By tyrion

This goes way beyond Google and Oracle. If Oracle...

This goes way beyond Google and Oracle. If Oracle would have won it would have really screwed up the software world.
Forum: Foo
04-05-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 664
Posted By tyrion

Good point.

Good point.
Forum: Foo
04-05-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 502
Posted By tyrion

Oracle lost its copyright case

Thank God Oracle lost its case:
...
04-03-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 279
Posted By tyrion

Quick and cheap method: I'm using some fairly...

Quick and cheap method: I'm using some fairly cheap rechargeable lights that come with those stretchy bands:
...
04-03-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 357
Posted By tyrion

Excellent first post.

Excellent first post.
04-03-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 734
Posted By tyrion

Ian28033 has 98.1% approval rating. ...

Ian28033 has 98.1% approval rating.

https://www.ebay.com/str/lan28033

I don't buy stuff from sellers with that low of a rating, only from sellers with 99.5% or better. The high approval rating...
Forum: Foo
04-03-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 664
Posted By tyrion

Keep them. Vinyl came back a while ago, cassettes...

Keep them. Vinyl came back a while ago, cassettes are coming back now, and soon CDs will be hip again.
04-03-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,870
Posted By tyrion

Dustin Klein does some epic rides and sometimes...

Dustin Klein does some epic rides and sometimes there's THC consumption involved.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV9WtB_q5sJfe3Rev5PWy-Q
04-03-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 447
Posted By tyrion

I think you could use just about any rear rack...

I think you could use just about any rear rack and attach the bottom to either of those attachment points on the brake adapter mount. Use the hole that puts the rack at the height you prefer. Just...
04-02-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,870
Posted By tyrion

I like a mild cannabis buzz while riding as long...

I like a mild cannabis buzz while riding as long as it's away from cars.
04-01-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 361
Posted By tyrion

Who recommends keeping your hands on the bars...

Who recommends keeping your hands on the bars during a crash? Maybe in certain kinds of crashes it's the safest response, but it definitely shouldn't be general rule.
03-31-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,898
Posted By tyrion

Rectangular gravel: ...

Rectangular gravel:

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1778x1000/pavement_blocks_03_165f6082440b793f0c46a83498df46879589a35e.jpg
03-31-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,898
Posted By tyrion

Reinforced gravel: ...

Reinforced gravel:

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/487x517/pavement_preservation_1_f6f7ba9867510e38ad961fda3c92609d845fbe16.png
03-31-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,898
Posted By tyrion

That's microgravel.

That's microgravel.
03-29-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,217
Posted By tyrion

I think it's well established that a rider can't...

I think it's well established that a rider can't determine minute speed differences. E.g. higher tire pressure feel faster but objectively they aren't.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 876
Posted By tyrion

Since I started wearing my spring cycling jersey...

Since I started wearing my spring cycling jersey I've been getting more waves too.
...
03-27-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 492
Posted By tyrion

Search for "Zefal Magnum 33oz"

Search for "Zefal Magnum 33oz"
03-26-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,002
Posted By tyrion

Yes, it's nothing but saline solution with...

Yes, it's nothing but saline solution with nanoscopic tracking devices.
Forum: Foo
03-26-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 893
Posted By tyrion

In most athletic endeavors, steel is real. Except...

In most athletic endeavors, steel is real. Except for swimming.
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