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Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 07:26 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,609
Posted By tomato coupe

No gloves here. On hot days, it’s cooler without...

No gloves here. On hot days, it’s cooler without them. On cold days, heated bars work better.
09-21-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 649
Posted By tomato coupe

If they build them here, they’re not alien.

If they build them here, they’re not alien.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,863
Posted By tomato coupe

Yeah, I guess they're putting artificial...

Yeah, I guess they're putting artificial intelligence in cars now.
09-20-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 938
Posted By tomato coupe

Auto manufacturers should publish the stack and...

Auto manufacturers should publish the stack and reach of their cars.
09-19-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,762
Posted By tomato coupe

My only qualm with Cup o' Noodles is that they're...

My only qualm with Cup o' Noodles is that they're really only affordable with financing.
09-19-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,762
Posted By tomato coupe

More importantly, why are Cup o' Noodles so...

More importantly, why are Cup o' Noodles so expensive?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 955
Posted By tomato coupe

Definitely a bad idea – it's not good for the...

Definitely a bad idea – it's not good for the wall hook.
09-19-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,762
Posted By tomato coupe

The argument would then be about whether a 5%...

The argument would then be about whether a 5% (inflation adjusted) increase over 26 years was excessive or not.
09-19-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,993
Posted By tomato coupe

Your whole thesis is based on the false premise...

Your whole thesis is based on the false premise that there are two types of bikes – utility and race – and that road bikes and race bikes are the same thing. They are not.
09-19-20, 12:50 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 930
Posted By tomato coupe

RiceAWay uses a lot of “artistic license” in his...

RiceAWay uses a lot of “artistic license” in his posts.
09-18-20, 10:57 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 4,993
Posted By tomato coupe

Never heard of the book before reading this...

Never heard of the book before reading this thread, so I downloaded a copy and read it. For those that haven't read it, it reads like a collection of troll thread topics. Let's just say I'm glad I...
09-18-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,762
Posted By tomato coupe

I remember hearing something similar about the...

I remember hearing something similar about the stock market just before the dot-com bubble burst. And then again, just before the housing bubble burst ...
09-18-20, 01:21 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 4,597
Posted By tomato coupe

You clearly haven’t learned anything about the...

You clearly haven’t learned anything about the subject since the last time you posted this idea.

P.S. 5 million pounds is not very much water. You might want to convert it to acre-feet to put it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,672
Posted By tomato coupe

It might not be too bad, since it's blocking wind...

It might not be too bad, since it's blocking wind for a big chunk of flesh.
09-17-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 374
Posted By tomato coupe

What are sparkle cramps? Some kind of candy?

What are sparkle cramps? Some kind of candy?
09-17-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 930
Posted By tomato coupe

Regardless of what you think about Lemond,...

Regardless of what you think about Lemond, Armstrong, or Trek, it's hard to make the argument that Trek bet on the wrong horse.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 03:43 PM
09-17-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 736
Posted By tomato coupe

I don't know what my limit is, but I did a...

I don't know what my limit is, but I did a training session yesterday that included a 4 minute standing interval. At 67 rpm average, that works out to 268 reps.
09-17-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,762
Posted By tomato coupe

As I recall, you stated that the word "'afford'...

As I recall, you stated that the word "'afford' has two entirely distinct definitions". You just agreed that one of those definitions is not being used in this discussion. That seems to imply that we...
09-17-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,762
Posted By tomato coupe

No one is using that definition in this...

No one is using that definition in this discussion.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,050
Posted By tomato coupe

Yes, that's a nice looking bike.

Yes, that's a nice looking bike.
09-17-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,762
Posted By tomato coupe

That certainly helps to explain the consumer debt...

That certainly helps to explain the consumer debt crisis in the U.S.
09-17-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,762
Posted By tomato coupe

It makes no difference. You could just as easily...

It makes no difference. You could just as easily put money into savings every month, and then buy the bike later without financing the purchase. Financing doesn't make the bike more affordable, it...
09-16-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 940
Posted By tomato coupe

Your location is listed as "Parts Unknown." Just...

Your location is listed as "Parts Unknown." Just out of curiosity, what planet is that?
09-15-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 940
Posted By tomato coupe

Yep, there's no way a standard air chuck could...

Yep, there's no way a standard air chuck could pull on a Schrader valve. Why anyone would dispute that is beyond me.:foo:
09-15-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,457
Posted By tomato coupe

Sure, good solution. I think they should also...

Sure, good solution. I think they should also put joysticks on the steering wheel to make it easier to play video games while driving.
09-15-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,457
Posted By tomato coupe

Yep. [/i] I think I'd avoid riding somewhere...

Yep.
[/i]
I think I'd avoid riding somewhere where they can't keep track of which driver killed which cyclist.
09-14-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,565
Posted By tomato coupe

The number of pro riders participating in gravel...

The number of pro riders participating in gravel events probably is much closer to 5 than it is to 50 or 500.
09-14-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,427
Posted By tomato coupe

Colonoscope?

Colonoscope?
09-14-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 3,189
Posted By tomato coupe

Doesn't like water either?

Doesn't like water either?
09-14-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 3,189
Posted By tomato coupe

Bikes are like dogs -- they prefer to have the...

Bikes are like dogs -- they prefer to have the wind in their faces.
09-14-20, 12:59 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,427
Posted By tomato coupe

The guys on the World Tour say it with an 'O'. ...

The guys on the World Tour say it with an 'O'. It's like a secret handshake ...
09-14-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,565
Posted By tomato coupe

That's actually a huge improvement.

That's actually a huge improvement.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,772
Posted By tomato coupe

Yep, this is just another thread where an OP...

Yep, this is just another thread where an OP really just wants to let everyone know that they have precisely determined the location of the point of diminishing returns.
09-14-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,565
Posted By tomato coupe

Coherent, complete sentences are your friend.

Coherent, complete sentences are your friend.
09-14-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,565
Posted By tomato coupe

Just another short, slow, boring gravel ride ...

Just another short, slow, boring gravel ride ...
09-14-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,565
Posted By tomato coupe

That's just trolling.

That's just trolling.
09-14-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,565
Posted By tomato coupe

I'm trying to reconcile your statement with why...

I'm trying to reconcile your statement with why this thread was started, and I'm coming up empty.
09-13-20, 11:51 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,457
Posted By tomato coupe

Driver was arrested 7 days ago.

Driver was arrested 7 days ago.
09-13-20, 08:16 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,562
Posted By tomato coupe

I guess it depends on how you look at it. If the...

I guess it depends on how you look at it. If the choice is either riding a recumbent or getting a sharp stick in the eye then, yes, 90% of cyclists would be better served riding a recumbent.
09-13-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,565
Posted By tomato coupe

Not a math person, are you? If your number was...

Not a math person, are you? If your number was true, and every person on the planet bought a gravel bike, only one would be riding that trail.
09-13-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,565
Posted By tomato coupe

That legend dates back many decades, when...

That legend dates back many decades, when Wisconsin roads were some of the best in the country. Now, they are among the the worst (ranked 49th) in the country. It would be prudent to ride a gravel...
09-13-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,565
Posted By tomato coupe

It's difficult to believe there were no unpaved...

It's difficult to believe there were no unpaved roads within a 20,000 square mile area, given that's almost as large as the state of West Virginia.
09-13-20, 01:15 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,613
Posted By tomato coupe

If you’re going to use it as a road bike,...

If you’re going to use it as a road bike, wouldn’t road bike gearing make the most sense?
09-12-20, 11:23 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,565
Posted By tomato coupe

I didn't buy a gravel bike to ride slowly on a...

I didn't buy a gravel bike to ride slowly on a dirt road for a few miles. On my last outing, I covered 123 miles and topped out at 44 mph.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,899
Posted By tomato coupe

Coronavirus?

Coronavirus?
09-10-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,562
Posted By tomato coupe

Like new anecdotes, for instance?

Like new anecdotes, for instance?
09-10-20, 02:41 PM
09-10-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,054
Posted By tomato coupe

You can buff that out.:)

You can buff that out.:)
09-09-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 127
Views: 4,427
Posted By tomato coupe

Real men use the runoff from their shower to cook...

Real men use the runoff from their shower to cook their noodles. Of course, this doesn't happen much in the "soft" era of electronic shifting.
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