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11-23-16, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,529
Posted By pholuvr

Been there, done that. Still not impressed.

Been there, done that. Still not impressed.
11-23-16, 03:42 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,529
Posted By pholuvr

Not odd at all considering that you are stuck...

Not odd at all considering that you are stuck riding tame trails in Florida.

The real question is why you aren't riding a rigid bike or, better yet, a cross bike, on your super tame trails.
11-22-16, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3,581
Views: 502,527
Posted By pholuvr

If you're going to mount an FDR on the helmet...

If you're going to mount an FDR on the helmet you'll need a a counterweight as well. Still not the best platform to capture the best (smoothest) video if that's your goal.
11-21-16, 01:20 AM
Replies: 3,581
Views: 502,527
Posted By pholuvr

For many years there have been a number of...

For many years there have been a number of Gopro-compatible mounts for that crappy video angle.
11-20-16, 08:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,837
Posted By pholuvr

So you blame too much caffeine for your lack of...

So you blame too much caffeine for your lack of reading comprehension and your inability to quote (GREAT job figuring that out for this post though!!! Gold star for you!).

Got it.

I now return...
11-19-16, 03:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,340
Posted By pholuvr

Here's an even better trick: Move to...

Here's an even better trick:

Move to someplace with a better climate and ditch the rollers.
11-19-16, 10:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,837
Posted By pholuvr

If this is in reply to SpeshulEd you really need...

If this is in reply to SpeshulEd you really need to work on your reading comprehension skills (as well as finding someone to explain to you how the quote function works).
11-18-16, 04:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,506
Posted By pholuvr

...a lifetime of skate boarding experience helps...

...a lifetime of skate boarding experience helps you learn how to fall properly.
11-18-16, 12:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,381
Posted By pholuvr

This is simply untrue. You need to educate...

This is simply untrue. You need to educate yourself lest you continue to post this unhelpful misinformation.
11-16-16, 07:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,837
Posted By pholuvr

Yeah, you bought a POS. Caveat Emptor. If...

Yeah, you bought a POS.

Caveat Emptor. If you had invested in a quality, reliable post your experience would have been much different.
11-16-16, 03:29 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,060
Posted By pholuvr

And here you once again expose your lack of...

And here you once again expose your lack of understanding.

Billions (computers) generate a vastly different economy of scale vs. millions (bikes) so yeah, getting back to your original idiocy "I'm...
11-16-16, 03:12 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,060
Posted By pholuvr

Thank you for proving my point. Computers are...

Thank you for proving my point. Computers are relatively less costly due to economies of scale (seriously - find an adult to explain this simple concept to you).

2015 Computer sales (units)...
11-16-16, 03:02 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,060
Posted By pholuvr

Please keep struggling while posting from your...

Please keep struggling while posting from your "nice" $600 laptop. It's funny. Thanks!
11-16-16, 02:46 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,060
Posted By pholuvr

It's refreshing to see you confirm your absolute...

It's refreshing to see you confirm your absolute confusion. Thanks for that. Even though it sucks that there are folks that are as confused as you are walking around in our society.
11-16-16, 02:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,060
Posted By pholuvr

Again, you are economics-challenged. "economies...

Again, you are economics-challenged. "economies of scale" is something that you should have someone explain to you.

Also, maybe a $600 laptop is "nice" for your usage but for other folks, it's...
11-16-16, 02:39 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,060
Posted By pholuvr

Horses for courses. That $89 wonder would not...

Horses for courses. That $89 wonder would not last one ride on the trails that I enjoy.
11-16-16, 02:37 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,060
Posted By pholuvr

Lots of fallacies above but you really should...

Lots of fallacies above but you really should find an adult to explain the concept of "economies of scale" to you sometime. Once you understand that you should be less likely to make dumb posts like...
11-16-16, 01:20 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 26,286
Posted By pholuvr

So it's been twelve years. Did folks figure...

So it's been twelve years.

Did folks figure this out yet?

It's certain that no minds were changed.
11-15-16, 07:26 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 6,685
Posted By pholuvr

They are simply Freds. There is no reason to keep...

They are simply Freds. There is no reason to keep a helmet on when you're off the bike.
11-15-16, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 920
Posted By pholuvr

You're doing it wrong.

You're doing it wrong.
11-15-16, 07:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,837
Posted By pholuvr

I've been using dropper posts over a decade....

I've been using dropper posts over a decade. Started with gravity Droppers, then moved on to Thomson.

Recently switched to 9point8 because they offered a 200mm drop (long legs).

There's no sane...
11-10-16, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,551
Posted By pholuvr

Not noisy and never have had them fade. Even...

Not noisy and never have had them fade. Even during long descents (3,300 ft) at DH resorts.
11-08-16, 08:37 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 29,755
Posted By pholuvr

Right. There's a reason why smart folks and...

Right.

There's a reason why smart folks and pro mechanics bucket wash.
11-08-16, 03:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,109
Posted By pholuvr

Again, it's about having more fun than I can have...

Again, it's about having more fun than I can have on $150 rims.

SIMPLE.
11-08-16, 03:51 PM
Replies: 224
Views: 29,755
Posted By pholuvr

Yeah, bearings just love the pressure wash...

Yeah, bearings just love the pressure wash treatment...
11-07-16, 09:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,109
Posted By pholuvr

I would never spend $150 on new rims and spokes....

I would never spend $150 on new rims and spokes. That's crazy. They would get destroyed and be less fun.

Instead, I buy the right rim the first time around, like 5 years ago, so I don't have to...
11-07-16, 09:05 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,109
Posted By pholuvr

Or you can build up good rims and use...

Or you can build up good rims and use tubeless-ready tires and not have to McIver your setup with multiple layers of tape of different widths.

KISS.
11-07-16, 08:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,271
Posted By pholuvr

No, no, no. Don't believe the marketing hype that...

No, no, no. Don't believe the marketing hype that this guy is regurgitating.

An XC bike can be used to dirt jump, ride a DH course and ride "all mountain." Just as an "all mountain" bike can be...
11-07-16, 05:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 648
Posted By pholuvr

Really, truly pining for the old days before the...

Really, truly pining for the old days before the massive re-striping project. Not digging the that slippery paint when having fun descending fast lines in the wet.
11-06-16, 08:44 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 54,900
Posted By pholuvr

Most normal folks have a different definition of...

Most normal folks have a different definition of "cool" than you do.

Thee are plenty of crappy bikes out there. Poorly constructed, poorly engineered with craptastic components.

These bicycle...
11-05-16, 12:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,381
Posted By pholuvr

Yeah, I have an deep understanding of the issue,...

Yeah, I have an deep understanding of the issue, hence my clarifying questions.

I severed my ACL/PCL/MCL/LCL and lost 30% of my medial meniscus. Had surgery but due to instability still need to...
11-04-16, 09:54 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,381
Posted By pholuvr

Who is telling you that you need to wear a brace...

Who is telling you that you need to wear a brace to ride a bike?

Have you had surgery? If not, why not?
11-04-16, 07:07 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,199
Posted By pholuvr

Better yet, do some research and buy a used...

Better yet, do some research and buy a used superior bike to get an even better deal.

Because: depreciation.
11-04-16, 06:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,199
Posted By pholuvr

No. Next question...

No.

Next question...
11-04-16, 06:27 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,357
Posted By pholuvr

Exactly. Why do insecure newbs have to put...

Exactly.

Why do insecure newbs have to put folks that make them uncomfortable into these arbitrary buckets?

Just ride your bike and have fun and stop getting butt hurt because folks that you...
11-04-16, 04:53 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,357
Posted By pholuvr

Ask and ye shall receive; ...

Ask and ye shall receive;

https://www.bikebandit.com/blog/post/when-not-to-do-the-motorcycle-wave
11-03-16, 11:27 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 4,357
Posted By pholuvr

I drove down to the store today. I'm SO upset...

I drove down to the store today. I'm SO upset because my fellow automobilists did not wave back to me or return my greeting when we were stopped next to each other at traffic lights.

So many...
11-01-16, 09:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 687
Posted By pholuvr

LMGTFY (http://bfy.tw/8W5P) Plenty of different...

LMGTFY (http://bfy.tw/8W5P) Plenty of different policies to read there. Basic insurance 101 stuff regarding liabilty coverage.

Again, read your policy. Every policy that I have had (which mirrors...
11-01-16, 09:53 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,744
Posted By pholuvr

Been there, done that, 17 years ago with Magura...

Been there, done that, 17 years ago with Magura Hydraulic rim brakes and ceramic braking surfaces.

Disc brakes are far and away superior.
11-01-16, 09:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 687
Posted By pholuvr

LMGTFY (http://bfy.tw/8W5P) Plenty of different...

LMGTFY (http://bfy.tw/8W5P) Plenty of different policies to read there. Basic insurance 101 stuff regarding liabilty coverage.

Again, read your policy. Every policy that I have had (which mirrors...
11-01-16, 09:01 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,744
Posted By pholuvr

This would have been a good caveat to add to your...

This would have been a good caveat to add to your initial post.
11-01-16, 08:37 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,744
Posted By pholuvr

I have yet to find a rotor out of the box that...

I have yet to find a rotor out of the box that needed "tuning' (due you mean trueing? - haven't had to do that either).

6 or seven sets of Hopes, my kid's Avids, my buddies' Shimanos and Hayes...
11-01-16, 08:34 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 7,744
Posted By pholuvr

Some folks struggle with simple things. I've...

Some folks struggle with simple things.

I've been riding MTB discs for 15+ years. No issues. They are far, far superior to rim brakes for many reasons.

But I'm sure you can't understand why.
11-01-16, 07:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 687
Posted By pholuvr

"Most homeowners policies provide a standard...

"Most homeowners policies provide a standard amount of liability coverage (usually $100,000) per occurrence"

Again, folks need to read their policy...
11-01-16, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 687
Posted By pholuvr

Many quality insurance companies include bikes as...

Many quality insurance companies include bikes as part of your personal property overage (renter's or homeowner's) so no rider needed.

I had two bikes replaced under my homeowner's policy. Total...
10-25-16, 07:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,869
Posted By pholuvr

Always amused when I read this canards. ...

Always amused when I read this canards.

Talcum Powder for Tubes and Tires by Jobst Brandt (http://www.sheldonbrown.com/brandt/talcum.html)
10-25-16, 06:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 4,869
Posted By pholuvr

This strange comment makes it sound like you...

This strange comment makes it sound like you don't have much real mountain biking experience.

Tubeless advantages:

- You can run much lower pressure, increasing traction and reducing rolling...
10-25-16, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 752
Posted By pholuvr

No.

No.
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