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Forum: Foo
08-23-19, 08:31 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 953
Posted By ksryder

Toilet paper is really just following groceries...

Toilet paper is really just following groceries to their logical conclusion.
08-23-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 413
Posted By ksryder

I have some VO 650b rim brake rims that I bought...

I have some VO 650b rim brake rims that I bought used. I think I bought them here, actually.

They're great. They spin as buttery smooth as my vintage Campy hubs.

I don't rightly know if the...
Forum: Foo
08-23-19, 07:58 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 953
Posted By ksryder

I would watch that Judge Judy episode.

I would watch that Judge Judy episode.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,121
Posted By ksryder

Yeah you're probably right. But we also did the...

Yeah you're probably right. But we also did the "guy at the back runs to the front" thing too. It was 20 years ago so the details are a little fuzzy.

We never did PT in our BDUs (I'm not sure what...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,137
Posted By ksryder

The Outside article seems to be using it as a...

The Outside article seems to be using it as a synonym for "rising in popularity" which I guess I can see but seems odd. I don't believe I've seen that particular usage of it. It means "shining."
...
Forum: Foo
08-22-19, 09:13 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 953
Posted By ksryder

Seems like an odd hill to die on.

Seems like an odd hill to die on.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,920
Posted By ksryder

Picked up the cat from her endoscopy yesterday....

Picked up the cat from her endoscopy yesterday. She has had a tough couple of days -- long drive to the veterinary school clinic, wasn't allowed to eat before the endoscopy, long drive back, plus the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,029
Posted By ksryder

LOL what do you call an aspiring pro cyclist...

LOL what do you call an aspiring pro cyclist whose girlfriend breaks up with him?

Homeless.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 01:22 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,029
Posted By ksryder

I've used all kinds of chemicals in enclosed...

I've used all kinds of chemicals in enclosed spaces and I don't remember having any troubles.

I also don't remember my birthday, what I had for dinner last night, who is the current president, or...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,414
Posted By ksryder

Hey I think *this* is the thread that will...

Hey I think *this* is the thread that will definitively resolve this debate!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,846
Posted By ksryder

Speak for yourself. I get kickbacks from Big Tire...

Speak for yourself. I get kickbacks from Big Tire every time someone buys a bigger tire because I recommended it on the internet. How else to you think I fund my timeshare in Cabo?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 09:29 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,920
Posted By ksryder

Took yesterday off work to drive one of our cats...

Took yesterday off work to drive one of our cats to the veterinary clinic at a university 1.5 hours away to do an endoscopy. She's been having digestive issues lately and we can't figure out what's...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 15,203
Posted By ksryder

I'm particularly impressed by Genesis' approach...

I'm particularly impressed by Genesis' approach to rear disc brake cable routing.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 10:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,392
Posted By ksryder

That's... not what he said.

That's... not what he said.
08-19-19, 08:46 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,672
Posted By ksryder

Both make you feel better but are unpleasant for...

Both make you feel better but are unpleasant for those in close proximity...
08-19-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,672
Posted By ksryder

Do you have disc brakes? That's probably why --...

Do you have disc brakes? That's probably why -- those things are spinning blades of death and hazardous to the drive-through employees!
08-19-19, 08:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,437
Posted By ksryder

No the bikeforums way is to complain if anything...

No the bikeforums way is to complain if anything costs more than $20 but also complain when it's crap and it breaks.

But also to scoff and dismiss anyone who spends money on quality items as...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,920
Posted By ksryder

Near KC. I'm not quite sure what the deal was but...

Near KC. I'm not quite sure what the deal was but I think they were only playing together for a few dates within the context of their respective larger tours.
08-16-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,672
Posted By ksryder

Sorry that happened but yeah, this pops up as a...

Sorry that happened but yeah, this pops up as a topic with some regularity.

Vote with your wallet.
08-16-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,610
Posted By ksryder

fify

fify
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 12:39 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,707
Posted By ksryder

The dentist that I ride with just bought two new...

The dentist that I ride with just bought two new carbon bikes, one road, one gravel, so I guess he's not riding his Ti bike anymore.

None of them are Cervelos, however, so I think they're going to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 12:32 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 7,707
Posted By ksryder

That's nothing, I'm wasting government time on...

That's nothing, I'm wasting government time on some silly internet bike forum!
08-16-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,270
Posted By ksryder

Yeah I have nothing against it, just not for me. ...

Yeah I have nothing against it, just not for me.

I'm lazy and conventional chain lube works well enough.
08-16-19, 10:12 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,270
Posted By ksryder

Yeah I don't want to have to re-wax a chain every...

Yeah I don't want to have to re-wax a chain every 300 miles than I'm going to replace 3-4 times a year anyway.
08-15-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,270
Posted By ksryder

Wait you don't know how to ride without getting a...

Wait you don't know how to ride without getting a chainring tattoo?
08-15-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,504
Posted By ksryder

This was on a r e d d i t thread but I can't link...

This was on a r e d d i t thread but I can't link to it because BF policy is laughably out of touch. Anyway apparently these two knew each other and there was some sort of ongoing dispute.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,920
Posted By ksryder

Little boxes on the hillside?

Little boxes on the hillside?
08-14-19, 01:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,581
Posted By ksryder

Messenger bag duh Also this happened a year...

Messenger bag duh

Also this happened a year ago so I assume she's home by now.
08-14-19, 01:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 504
Posted By ksryder

I remember when this popped up during the TDF a...

I remember when this popped up during the TDF a few years ago. 2014 sounds right. Good solution for the domestique to haul water bottles up to the team.

Outside of that rather specific use case,...
08-14-19, 10:48 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,329
Posted By ksryder

Where tf do you ride 40 miles and only get 26...

Where tf do you ride 40 miles and only get 26 feet of climbing?

And I say this as someone who lives in Kansas.
08-14-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,376
Posted By ksryder

O wow so edgy

O wow so edgy
08-14-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 17,604
Views: 2,731,613
Posted By ksryder

Not to mention this gem in the ad: "Seat pillar...

Not to mention this gem in the ad: "Seat pillar is bent, but that is the norm rather than exception with this diameter tubing."

Well, if you say so!
08-14-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 6,321
Posted By ksryder

I think OP is using "jumping the shark" to mean...

I think OP is using "jumping the shark" to mean "became unfashionable" which is not what it means.

It means "this once good thing has now became absurd and dragged out or has crossed over into...
08-14-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 5,329
Posted By ksryder

That's nothing, Kevin Costner's brother beat...

That's nothing, Kevin Costner's brother beat those guys while wearing a cowboy hat!
08-14-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,605
Posted By ksryder

OP asked a reasonable beginner question. No need...

OP asked a reasonable beginner question. No need to be snotty.
08-09-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,974
Posted By ksryder

:lol: yeah I know, just thought it was worth...

:lol: yeah I know, just thought it was worth pointing out that asking for relationship advice here is like asking for sobriety advice at the bar.
Forum: Touring
08-09-19, 08:46 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 7,120
Posted By ksryder

Little known fact, the Spartans stayed at...

Little known fact, the Spartans stayed at Thermopylae to fight just because their tunics were chafing their nipples when they marched and they would rather be slaughtered than deal with that.
08-09-19, 08:26 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,974
Posted By ksryder

Lol this place gives wildly ill informed, wrong,...

Lol this place gives wildly ill informed, wrong, and straight up dangerous misinformation about actual bike questions.

So yeah it's a perfect place for relationship advice!
08-09-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 410
Posted By ksryder

Because he can? Why does he have to justify it?

Because he can? Why does he have to justify it?
Forum: Foo
08-09-19, 09:11 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,201
Posted By ksryder

Why did the hipster burn his mouth? He drank...

Why did the hipster burn his mouth?

He drank his coffee before it was cool.
Forum: Foo
08-09-19, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 814
Posted By ksryder

Sextants are nowhere near as fun as the name...

Sextants are nowhere near as fun as the name leads you to believe.
Forum: Foo
08-08-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,195
Posted By ksryder

OP has definitely recorded himself while driving...

OP has definitely recorded himself while driving and wearing tactical sunglasses, ranting against immigrants.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,920
Posted By ksryder

They do that to my wife. They pull the old "sit...

They do that to my wife. They pull the old "sit in the carry on bag so she can't pack" maneuver.

I love our cats but I have Dog Energy. My wife has Cat Energy and she is their Queen.

Speaking...
08-08-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,219
Posted By ksryder

I mean I know plenty of people who ride thousands...

I mean I know plenty of people who ride thousands of miles a year who are slow. Literally every training program I've ever seen is basically variations on high intensity intervals. I didn't start...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 11,775
Posted By ksryder

A cross bike, duh

A cross bike, duh
08-07-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,219
Posted By ksryder

A few years ago I picked up a nice steel road...

A few years ago I picked up a nice steel road bike on CL and my first test ride on it was much faster than the entry-level aluminum road bike I'd been on.

The faster bike was 32 years old. It had...
08-07-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,501
Posted By ksryder

King Cage are the answer. The stainless steel...

King Cage are the answer. The stainless steel version are reasonably priced.

But if you don't want to spend that much, here's an under-the-radar option from Cateye that doesn't get much love but...
08-06-19, 08:20 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,165
Posted By ksryder

Well he's now banned so we've got that going for...

Well he's now banned so we've got that going for us.
Forum: Commuting
08-06-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 1,123
Views: 112,857
Posted By ksryder

How did it ride with your father? Was it like a...

How did it ride with your father? Was it like a Weekend at Bernie's situation?

Sorry I probably shouldn't make light. Please tell the whole story.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,349
Posted By ksryder

This particular ride was a one-off but in general...

This particular ride was a one-off but in general I agree with that approach.

I have mellowed somewhat from my Army days of "if you're not early, you're late"--in that, I'm still early to...
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