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Forum: Foo
09-13-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,325
Posted By ksryder

I took a work van to the shop around the corner...

I took a work van to the shop around the corner from my house the other day that I take my personal cars. It's a small, locally-owned, full-service garage. I.e. not a quick-lube joint.

Point is I...
Forum: Foo
09-13-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 678
Posted By ksryder

I'll allow it. Did he try to murder you in...

I'll allow it.

Did he try to murder you in your sleep?
09-13-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 19,048
Posted By ksryder

TIL that foo posts don't count. I don't post a...

TIL that foo posts don't count. I don't post a lot over there but it's still probably significant...


oh yeah post count doesn't actually matter. Carry on.
Forum: Foo
09-13-19, 12:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 678
Posted By ksryder

Pics (of the rabbit, not of the gross things it...

Pics (of the rabbit, not of the gross things it eats)!
09-13-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 497
Posted By ksryder

A guy I ride tandem with sometimes has one, he...

A guy I ride tandem with sometimes has one, he says it's comfortable but it can make the tandem itself a little noodly. This is a Powderkeg with fat MTB tires at lower pressures which probably...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 12:04 PM
Replies: 234
Views: 23,090
Posted By ksryder

The early Ti bikes had a reputation for being...

The early Ti bikes had a reputation for being noodles. I think modern Ti bikes have mostly figured that out.
09-13-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 19,048
Posted By ksryder

Off topic but I learned a new word yesterday:...

Off topic but I learned a new word yesterday: eleemosynary. It means charitable. I'm not sure why the judge who wrote that particular opinion had to say "eleemosynary" instead of "charitable" but...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 234
Views: 23,090
Posted By ksryder

I'm not sure. indyfabz can you shed some light on...

I'm not sure. indyfabz can you shed some light on this?
09-13-19, 08:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,885
Posted By ksryder

Yeah, I'll give him that. My Bolt will last about...

Yeah, I'll give him that. My Bolt will last about 11-12 hours. For 99.9% of the rides I do that's fine. On Dirty Kanza I just brought a spare power supply, but I do rides like that once, maybe twice,...
09-12-19, 03:18 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,885
Posted By ksryder

You know, with all due respect to DCR, his...

You know, with all due respect to DCR, his negative review of the ROAM was basically "it doesn't do as much as I think it should do" rather than "it fails at doing some things." I think DCR can be a...
09-12-19, 02:07 PM
Replies: 156
Views: 11,009
Posted By ksryder

I was trying to find a SFW screenshot from the...

I was trying to find a SFW screenshot from the fight scene in Tour de Pharmacy but couldn't find one before I lost interest.

Anyway, that was an amusing movie and at least as entertaining as a BF...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 134,292
Posted By ksryder

Oh thank god! I was beginning to worry that maybe...

Oh thank god! I was beginning to worry that maybe I'm just not funny!

*whew* that was a close one.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 134,292
Posted By ksryder

Today is the 7th anniversary of the fake death of...

Today is the 7th anniversary of the fake death of Manti Te'o's fake girlfriend, Lennay Kekua.

Hardly anyone on facebook laughed at my dumb #RIPLennay...
09-12-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,885
Posted By ksryder

On the other hand I use Garmin ANT+ sensors with...

On the other hand I use Garmin ANT+ sensors with my Wahoo without issue.

What are we talking about again? I got lost.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 134,292
Posted By ksryder

I don't wear my ring when riding any more after...

I don't wear my ring when riding any more after almost losing it. I've lost a bit of weight since I got married so it can be a little loose on my finger, especially at the end of a ride where I've...
Forum: Foo
09-12-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,325
Posted By ksryder

It never ceases to amaze me how completely...

It never ceases to amaze me how completely short-sighted and myopic businesses can be in the interest of a short-term gain of saving a couple dollars.

Progressive Insurance screwed me over 15+...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 134,292
Posted By ksryder

I love pink cycling gear. It looks great. ...

I love pink cycling gear. It looks great.

Furthermore, I have no patience for any kind of insecure toxic masculinity "herp derp men shuldn't wear pink herp derp!" BS. I'm a combat veteran, I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-19, 12:05 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,698
Posted By ksryder

Keep in mind there's two generations. The first...

Keep in mind there's two generations. The first generation Varia is not even a light, it's just a bar of LEDs that flash when it detects something. The current generation also includes a super bright...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,698
Posted By ksryder

I checked when I got home tonight and yep --...

I checked when I got home tonight and yep -- there's no radar on, light off option.

I guess an acceptable compromise is solid light on, radar on. It's the blinking that blinds people, more than...
09-10-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,885
Posted By ksryder

It is now. Wasn't really at the time. It was...

It is now. Wasn't really at the time.

It was in my pocket because I had driven to another town for a ride on a tandem with a blind friend.

Then we crashed, which was pretty much my fault, as...
09-10-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,885
Posted By ksryder

Can't speak for Reynolds but I replaced a Bolt...

Can't speak for Reynolds but I replaced a Bolt after sending it through the wash when I forget it was in my jersey pocket.

It actually still worked, but the elevation numbers got all wonky. Wahoo...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 134,292
Posted By ksryder

Ah got it, I'll have to check it out next ride....

Ah got it, I'll have to check it out next ride. There was a Wahoo firmware update a couple days ago so I don't know if they've fixed it or not. The cars show up at the bottom of the screen though, so...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,342
Posted By ksryder

So every single ride you've ever gone on in your...

So every single ride you've ever gone on in your life, you've been 100% completely prepared and never forgotten anything? And also you've never been in a hurry and taken a chance because you figured...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 134,292
Posted By ksryder

OK now that I actually have the unit, I'm not...

OK now that I actually have the unit, I'm not quite following the missing functionality you're talking about. Are you saying that the Wahoo should have the ability to control the light modes? Or are...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 08:37 AM
Replies: 194
Views: 29,571
Posted By ksryder

Wait why are you posting from multiple accounts

Wait why are you posting from multiple accounts
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,342
Posted By ksryder

I also used to keep a box of bike supplies in my...

I also used to keep a box of bike supplies in my car for this purpose. Of course, like OP, the one time I pulled over to help someone, it turns out I had taken it out of my trunk a few days earlier...
09-10-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,560
Posted By ksryder

Did you miss the multiple posts or maybe a simple...

Did you miss the multiple posts or maybe a simple five second google search where it shows that this is a UCI sanctioned discipline?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 07:36 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 134,292
Posted By ksryder

Mine arrived last night so I went out for a 5...

Mine arrived last night so I went out for a 5 a.m. ride to test it out. Around here there's not much traffic outside the city limits at that time of morning but I picked a few roads that were more...
09-09-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,885
Posted By ksryder

Started out pretty rough but I guess they've been...

Started out pretty rough but I guess they've been improving. There was a pretty long thread somewhere here about it for a while. There was also a lot over on DCRainmaker.
09-09-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 10,687
Posted By ksryder

Well first off this will probably get locked...

Well first off this will probably get locked because they get really touchy if you discuss banned people.

Second off I always enjoyed wgscott and I was surprised to see he'd been permabanned. He...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 134,292
Posted By ksryder

That would drive me insane... not because I care...

That would drive me insane... not because I care about what he might be doing with the neighbor, but because my idiot dogs would not stop barking the entire time the truck was out there.
09-06-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 748
Views: 42,929
Posted By ksryder

What if, like, this is all, like, just a dream? ...

What if, like, this is all, like, just a dream?

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/974x573/mind_blown_008a1c1761d1e5896fa894b58b86c2ad9a767ca7.png
Forum: Foo
09-06-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,325
Posted By ksryder

Speaking of the death of wagons, I saw a new...

Speaking of the death of wagons, I saw a new Buick wagon the other day. It was unusual so I looked it up -- Buick Regal Tourx. has a 250hp turbo so it might be fun.

Of course it's out of my price...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 134,292
Posted By ksryder

Um, everyone I know says "kit" and I live in...

Um, everyone I know says "kit" and I live in Kansas...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 08:16 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 134,292
Posted By ksryder

I used to work in bankruptcy law and timeshares...

I used to work in bankruptcy law and timeshares and HOAs are two of the biggest PITAs to deal with in chapter 13 cases.
Forum: Foo
09-05-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,596
Posted By ksryder

Nissan used to make very good, somewhat fun,...

Nissan used to make very good, somewhat fun, dependable cars.

Used to.
09-05-19, 01:48 PM
Replies: 748
Views: 42,929
Posted By ksryder

Where are you going? I want to do some...

Where are you going?

I want to do some bikepacking this fall but it's a really busy time of year and I have commitments seemingly every other weekend. And this year on the few weekends I have...
09-05-19, 12:24 PM
Replies: 748
Views: 42,929
Posted By ksryder

Hey I can make up personal anecdotes too! My...

Hey I can make up personal anecdotes too! My parents were killed by a one armed man riding in the drops! Now I'm batman!
09-05-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By ksryder

I think Grant Petersen wishes he was Jeff Jones.

I think Grant Petersen wishes he was Jeff Jones.
09-05-19, 11:16 AM
Replies: 748
Views: 42,929
Posted By ksryder

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x791/2017_world_championships_mvdp_wout_green_michelin_dsc_0502_cxmagazine_cjobb_1_971fc02e9f4ab0fb91a9c05a99bf307a2c8551b3.jpg

Oh... CX...
09-05-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 602
Views: 104,114
Posted By ksryder

Report back on puncture protection on different...

Report back on puncture protection on different types of surfaces.

This isn't snarky, I'm genuinely interested to hear real world experience of people on Reeeen Hearse on chunky gravel.
09-05-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 548
Posted By ksryder

If you don't like the bars they're really easy to...

If you don't like the bars they're really easy to sell.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 10:06 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 134,292
Posted By ksryder

I'm guessing it's only 650 calories at Half...

I'm guessing it's only 650 calories at Half Foods.

Thank you. I'll be here all week.
Forum: Foo
09-05-19, 10:03 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,596
Posted By ksryder

Comparing car buying in 2019 vs. 2005 (first car...

Comparing car buying in 2019 vs. 2005 (first car purchase as an adult) is that because everything is readily available online re: price, condition, user reviews, etc., that it's made the purchase...
09-05-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 748
Views: 42,929
Posted By ksryder

Why the secrecy? Such a shame to keep it under...

Why the secrecy? Such a shame to keep it under wraps! :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,202
Posted By ksryder

SPD for anything involving dirt. SPD-SL for my...

SPD for anything involving dirt. SPD-SL for my road bike.

The SPD-SL *feel* stiffer and more efficient but I don't have any objective data to back that up, and I don't race or anything so...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,698
Posted By ksryder

Just pulled the trigger on the Varia yesterday. I...

Just pulled the trigger on the Varia yesterday. I have a friend who works at Garmin so he can get me the employee discount. Now that Wahoo has updated the firmware I can use it with my computer. I...
09-05-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 748
Views: 42,929
Posted By ksryder

Does that require a dialect straddle cable? ...

Does that require a dialect straddle cable?

One more reason why I prefer disc dialects.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-19, 08:58 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,202
Posted By ksryder

What if I told you that I have different pedals...

What if I told you that I have different pedals on different bikes
09-05-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,705
Posted By ksryder

As someone who lives in the Midwest, I agree with...

As someone who lives in the Midwest, I agree with this statement.

I love our gravel roads around here but there's a lot better places for scenery that I would point a tourist towards.
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