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08-09-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 434
Posted By tomato coupe

You can buy good, like-new saddles on eBay for...

You can buy good, like-new saddles on eBay for very little money. Buy a few to determine the general shape and width you prefer. Once you know that, you can buy similar saddles until you find one...
08-08-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 523
Posted By tomato coupe

I've searched everywhere, but I haven't been able...

I've searched everywhere, but I haven't been able to find an app for my computer that will allow it to build wheels. Is it because I'm using a Mac?
08-08-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 789
Posted By tomato coupe

Yes, it's too hot to ride when fonts swell to...

Yes, it's too hot to ride when fonts swell to double their normal size.
08-07-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,755
Posted By tomato coupe

But, there's so many to chose from.

But, there's so many to chose from.
08-07-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,788
Posted By tomato coupe

... and end with an "o".

... and end with an "o".
08-07-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 845
Posted By tomato coupe

How about "Campy vs. Vittoria" or "Chamois Butter...

How about "Campy vs. Vittoria" or "Chamois Butter vs. Finish Line Dry Lube" for a change of pace?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,663
Posted By tomato coupe

Castelli Free Aero Race bibs do have pretty short...

Castelli Free Aero Race bibs do have pretty short (and thin) straps. I'm just over 6' and the straps on size XL are pretty tight. By comparison, the straps on Assos size XL are a little bit longer...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 09:13 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,325
Posted By tomato coupe

Yeah, it really is this simple.

Yeah, it really is this simple.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 09:38 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,422
Posted By tomato coupe

Dog toys, not toy dogs. But ... I hear you.

Dog toys, not toy dogs. But ... I hear you.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,422
Posted By tomato coupe

[/color] Buy a couple of dog toys and cut out...

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Buy a couple of dog toys and cut out the "squeakers." Put one squeaker in each shoe. You can estimate the applied force from the sound made by the squeakers when you mash on the pedals....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,422
Posted By tomato coupe

I'm a boomer?

I'm a boomer?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,422
Posted By tomato coupe

Very likely.

Very likely.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,422
Posted By tomato coupe

Disagreeing with you does not make his post...

Disagreeing with you does not make his post useless.
08-05-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 748
Posted By tomato coupe

Yep. Sprint to 60 mph when you see the car in...

Yep. Sprint to 60 mph when you see the car in your mirror, then stick the landing when you get "nudged" off the road by the car.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,489
Posted By tomato coupe

Pretty fast for a raccoon. Are you sure but...

Pretty fast for a raccoon. Are you sure but wasn't a red panda?
08-04-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,854
Posted By tomato coupe

Is a zombie sock the same as a sock zombie?

Is a zombie sock the same as a sock zombie?
08-04-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 420
Posted By tomato coupe

Are you using traditional deep drop bars, or...

Are you using traditional deep drop bars, or compact bars?
08-03-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,755
Posted By tomato coupe

It's not all about the U.S. As a reminder, the...

It's not all about the U.S. As a reminder, the U.S. accounts for only 4% of the world population.
08-03-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,755
Posted By tomato coupe

You were asking why bike manufacturers are...

You were asking why bike manufacturers are involved with professional cycling. Ask yourself why Nike is involved with professional basketball, and you will have your answer.
08-03-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,755
Posted By tomato coupe

Yeah, why are auto companies involved in auto...

Yeah, why are auto companies involved in auto racing? Or ski companies involved with ski racing? Most importantly, why are Nike, Adidas, Wilson, and Reebok involved with any professional sports that...
08-03-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,039
Posted By tomato coupe

You mean you don't squirt the whole 8 oz. tube...

You mean you don't squirt the whole 8 oz. tube into your shorts? Good, because that was getting kind of expensive!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 336
Posted By tomato coupe

It's just the logical extension of the latest...

It's just the logical extension of the latest "small wheels are just as fast" theory.
08-02-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,755
Posted By tomato coupe

Yes, but a lot of people seem to live in a world...

Yes, but a lot of people seem to live in a world defined by "xx is always better" or "everyone should use what I use."
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 752
Posted By tomato coupe

It's a nice ride, with a screaming' fast descent.

It's a nice ride, with a screaming' fast descent.
07-31-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 998
Posted By tomato coupe

A drag-free chamber would actually be better than...

A drag-free chamber would actually be better than a vacuum, and wouldn't be that hard to build.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,876
Posted By tomato coupe

The way I understand it, summer base layers can...

The way I understand it, summer base layers can be effective, but only when used in conjunction with tubeless tires and disc brakes. Personally, I never use a base layer when my tire width exceeds 32...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,908
Posted By tomato coupe

They probably went off to discuss starting a...

They probably went off to discuss starting a gofundme page to buy you some new bikes.
07-28-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,755
Posted By tomato coupe

I'd bet against that.

I'd bet against that.
07-28-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 20
Me.
Views: 995
Posted By tomato coupe

The club I ride with asks members to sign a...

The club I ride with asks members to sign a waiver every year. Soooo much hassle -- it's enough to make one give up cycling!
07-25-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,755
Posted By tomato coupe

I think it's a pretty safe bet that Continental's...

I think it's a pretty safe bet that Continental's decision to offer GP5000 in 32mm width is unrelated to anything Jan Heine did.
07-23-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,755
Posted By tomato coupe

You don't think Continental, Michelin, Schwalbe,...

You don't think Continental, Michelin, Schwalbe, or Vittoria care that much about making better tires? I think they probably care a great deal about it.
07-23-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 7,755
Posted By tomato coupe

By that logic, tires by every manufacturer should...

By that logic, tires by every manufacturer should rank high in their own tests, since they're all trying to figure out how to make better tires.
07-21-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 20
Me.
Views: 995
Posted By tomato coupe

What rules do they have that you don't like?

What rules do they have that you don't like?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,663
Posted By tomato coupe

In every movie depicting the collapse of society,...

In every movie depicting the collapse of society, everyone has guns and ammo, but no one has a decent pair of bib shorts. Good bib shorts will be worth a fortune when the **** hits the fan, so stock...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,450
Posted By tomato coupe

Some people just have that special gift ...

Some people just have that special gift ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,450
Posted By tomato coupe

No, I think his mistake is thinking behavior that...

No, I think his mistake is thinking behavior that was tolerated decades ago is still acceptable today.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,176
Posted By tomato coupe

My comment was aimed at Dr Self Righteous. I...

My comment was aimed at Dr Self Righteous. I don’t actually care how much anyone spends on a bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,176
Posted By tomato coupe

Potential?

Potential?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,176
Posted By tomato coupe

Yes, and I don't think spending $5k on a bike can...

Yes, and I don't think spending $5k on a bike can be justified for only 5,000 km per year.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 12:06 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,176
Posted By tomato coupe

The bike department at your nearest Walmart.

The bike department at your nearest Walmart.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,176
Posted By tomato coupe

He's a good troll. You can have 105. ...

He's a good troll.



You can have 105.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ewVNIvKBh0
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,176
Posted By tomato coupe

My coach can't do either of those, despite being...

My coach can't do either of those, despite being a recently-retired world tour rider. I can't wait to tell him he's not a strong rider.


Her bike was a gift on the 5th anniversary of completing...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,114
Posted By tomato coupe

The trick is to find a good wheel to follow... ...

The trick is to find a good wheel to follow...

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 7,176
Posted By tomato coupe

My wife rides a bike that cost over $13k, but she...

My wife rides a bike that cost over $13k, but she has no idea it cost that much. She likes it because it's fast, comfortable, and she got to design the paint scheme. Since she isn't a strong rider,...
07-19-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By tomato coupe

All of your questions have been addressed...

All of your questions have been addressed multiple times in multiple threads.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,850
Posted By tomato coupe

I see the future of cycling: Your drafting...

I see the future of cycling: Your drafting preferences / requirements are stored in your bike computer. Whenever you get within a few bike lengths of another rider, your computer connects to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 07:30 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,850
Posted By tomato coupe

Not if the second rider is one bike length behind.

Not if the second rider is one bike length behind.
07-19-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 375
Posted By tomato coupe

I'm really glad this thread was started, since...

I'm really glad this thread was started, since there hasn't been a thread about chain waxing for ... days.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,850
Posted By tomato coupe

You're comfortable drafting someone like this?

You're comfortable drafting someone like this?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,850
Posted By tomato coupe

In the situation you describe, each cyclist...

In the situation you describe, each cyclist should pull for exactly 1m47s.
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