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01-23-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,257
Posted By wolfchild

A lot of cyclists do " imaginary races"...Chasing...

A lot of cyclists do " imaginary races"...Chasing down random strangers, passing them and then claiming victory for winning a race.
09-05-20, 07:47 PM
08-27-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,220
Posted By MinnMan

Indeed your statement is political. That they...

Indeed your statement is political. That they may be critical of the police does not equate with them being pro-criminal. The latter is your political interpretation.

And as this is not P&R,...
08-27-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,220
Posted By tomato coupe

Are they still offering 30% off new bikes for...

Are they still offering 30% off new bikes for criminals? I seem to have misplaced the discount code for that.
08-19-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 11,147
Posted By mstateglfr

So far this forum has largely managed to stay...

So far this forum has largely managed to stay away from the overdone Karen label that has taken over social media. Please do your best to keep it that way.
08-18-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,475
Posted By DaverSomething

At least his post was attempting to be...

At least his post was attempting to be constructive. Yours on the other hand... wow dude.
08-15-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 809
Posted By Bah Humbug

There are a couple of people who ride them around...

There are a couple of people who ride them around Circuit of the Americas here in Austin.
08-13-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,552
Posted By cyccommute

You are suffering from too much “de France” and...

You are suffering from too much “de France” and not enough “Tour”. 150 mile in a day on any bike is a highly ambitious goal. Back to back 150 mile does is beyond ambitious. Back -to-back 150 mile...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,850
Posted By atwl77

Alternatively, do it like the triathletes do and...

Alternatively, do it like the triathletes do and carry extra bottles behind the saddle.
08-08-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,367
Posted By Joe Bikerider

Cholorquine was state of the art Malaria...

Cholorquine was state of the art Malaria preventive treatment in about 1974. When I was sent to west africa in ‘74 I was given a bottle of once a week pills. I took one every Sunday (easy to keep...
07-23-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 11,300
Posted By wgscott

No, but a Ph.D. in a field of science from the...

No, but a Ph.D. in a field of science from the University of Washington makes me more willing to take him seriously than an anonymous person on the internet who makes such claims. As a scientist...
07-23-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 11,300
Posted By Kapusta

Earning a PhD implies that you (under the...

Earning a PhD implies that you (under the guidance of a mentor) have shown expertise in the very specific field/topic in which you did research. Along with the topical knowledge of that very specific...
07-23-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 11,300
Posted By DrIsotope

Wheels on racing vehicles are as small as...

Wheels on racing vehicles are as small as possible because rotating mass (and unsprung weight) is a huge issue. Racing vehicles will nonetheless run very big wheels at times, because they need to fit...
07-21-20, 12:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,166
Posted By moleman123

Lets hope Trump is a loser soon and we get a...

Lets hope Trump is a loser soon and we get a proper President again who seeks to unite rather than divide.
07-20-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,008
Posted By Wrecks24

Thanks all. Finding a different group isn't...

Thanks all.

Finding a different group isn't gonna happen as there is only two groups in the area and the other one is really fast. I'm just gonna keep grinding as best as I can. This weekend my...
07-17-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 8,419
Posted By 79pmooney

Hondo, September is a long ways off. It's going...

Hondo, September is a long ways off. It's going to be tough to keep up this string of COVID new cases records. Schools opening will be desperately needed to keep the winning streak intact.
07-17-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 958
Posted By Hondo Gravel

I average around 120 miles a week on the bike ...

I average around 120 miles a week on the bike and don’t smoke. Never get sick. Beer is a vice but not everyday or in an irresponsible manner. Hopefully Darwinism will find me as one that should make...
07-17-20, 04:09 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,738
Posted By livedarklions

This thread could be an interesting experience,...

This thread could be an interesting experience, what happens when 90% of the posters have the op on ignore?
07-16-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,087
Posted By BadGrandma

You're right, livedarklions. I didn't read...

You're right, livedarklions. I didn't read correctly and just scanned. texaspandj, I apologize. My weak defense is that I had to let go of weightlifting at Fitness19 today because so many patrons...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,242
Posted By Bah Humbug

Anyone else want popcorn?

Anyone else want popcorn?
07-15-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,738
Posted By indyfabz

Has Chuck Woolery joined BF?

Has Chuck Woolery joined BF?
07-15-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,738
Posted By MinnMan

Good effort. He'll just come back at you with...

Good effort. He'll just come back at you with another version of the same.

I think he probably has my posts blocked, but whatever. Some things can't be fixed.

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07-15-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,738
Posted By MinnMan

Sure, go ahead, just make up your own "facts". ...

Sure, go ahead, just make up your own "facts". Why don't you turn them into memes and start spreading your misinformation more widely? You could maybe get some subsidies from the Russian bot farms,...
07-13-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,008
Posted By Danhedonia

You said it: ego. It's your problem. I'm pretty...

You said it: ego. It's your problem. I'm pretty direct, so if this comes off as unsympathetic, it's not at all meant to be.

There are two types of riders: those who are competitive, and those...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 9,880
Posted By WhyFi

It's the same ol' thing - math showing that...

It's the same ol' thing - math showing that increasing rotating mass doesn't affect average speed very much... and I actually agree with that. Where I disagree is that, IMO, this always overlooks...
07-09-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,492
Posted By 3alarmer

...I have a similar feeling, but think of it as...

...I have a similar feeling, but think of it as arguing with people who belong to an apocalyptic death cult with a charismatic leader.
It's not really important how you get there, as long as...
07-09-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,492
Posted By MinnMan

An alternative interpretation is that you just...

An alternative interpretation is that you just don't want to listen to information that doesn't fit your preconceived narrative. What numbers do you want? Infection rates? How about...
07-09-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,492
Posted By walnutz

We have plenty of evidence from two months ago....

We have plenty of evidence from two months ago. As a Texan I am seeing everything happen now that I was reading about happening in NYC in May. We saw it coming and opened up anyway. Thanks, ****tt.
07-08-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,242
Posted By RubeRad

Yeah, that's a logarithmic Y axis, so even the...

Yeah, that's a logarithmic Y axis, so even the 'flat' curves are growing faster than they look
07-08-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 3,242
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Looking closer I didn’t pay enough attention to...

Looking closer I didn’t pay enough attention to scale of cumulative cases bars. Now it looks bad. Especially 100,000 to 200,000 cases.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 579
Posted By Jim from Boston

I too like Cateye. I have had a few cycle...

I too like Cateye. I have had a few cycle computers, always with a cadence function. Some needed replacements, e.g. lost the unit when not securely mounted (my fault).

On my usual commute I have a...
07-08-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,008
Posted By Wrecks24

Thanks guys. I do use Strava and I always try to...

Thanks guys. I do use Strava and I always try to beat my times. I live in East Tennessee so we have some hills for sure. At first I was OK with being the "slow guy" on rides, but now I am getting a...
07-08-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,008
Posted By shelbyfv

Persevere. Be confidant that your fitness will...

Persevere. Be confidant that your fitness will improve. A 25 mile ride is short enough that you don't need to worry too much about pacing yourself. You should be a wet noodle when you are done.;) ...
07-07-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 6,258
Posted By wgscott

Stop calling me Surly. I have a Soma. It is a...

Stop calling me Surly. I have a Soma. It is a long saga.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,003
Posted By bampilot06

shattered my ego failing to unclip. Still...

shattered my ego failing to unclip. Still recovering from that episode. (It’s been 3 days)
06-22-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,847
Posted By tyrion

Very few people understand the depth of nuance...

Very few people understand the depth of nuance displayed in 19th century Tibetan pornography.
06-22-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 8,828
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I agree skepticism is healthy and a thirst for...

I agree skepticism is healthy and a thirst for detail and consistency are important traits for science. I have a hard time believing many people who can become convinced that the earth is flat in...
06-22-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 11,028
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

In...

In https://www.quora.com/How-should-I-train-to-improve-my-23-mile-cycling-time I wrote:

Total power is the sum of aerobic and anaerobic components. Target both with aerobic requiring more training...
06-18-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 217
Posted By Iride01

Thanks for the follow up. I looked at it but...

Thanks for the follow up. I looked at it but couldn't even make up anything that sounded reasonable.

Certainly didn't look like the two bolt seat posts I use.
06-17-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,139
Posted By ridethecliche

Yeah the mask part is pretty stupid. I...

Yeah the mask part is pretty stupid.

I looked at our census a few weeks ago when we were in the thick of things. I think like 30-40% of people sick enough to be inpatients were under the age of...
06-16-20, 05:07 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 11,234
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Tell me again, which phone not only allows 14...

Tell me again, which phone not only allows 14 hours of screen-on-time...but will not suffer image permanence, AKA burn-in, from doing so?

Which phone will survive a bike crash on the handlebars,...
06-09-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 989
Posted By phughes

Pretty bad advice on so multiple levels. First...

Pretty bad advice on so multiple levels. First off, UV is very bad for your eyes. It is the leading cause of cataracts for one. Secondly, glasses while riding, either sunglasses, or clear lenses...
06-03-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,994
Posted By JS41989

I just want to say thank you to everyone who...

I just want to say thank you to everyone who contributed to this thread. Lots of great advice and I appreciate the insight from more experienced riders. Maybe I'll throw some new tires on the bike,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,775
Posted By BillyD

I'm not excusing his behavior by any means, he...

I'm not excusing his behavior by any means, he was an arrogant, entitled, nasty dick by any measure.

But ya know, I have to say . . . how many of us in his position would not have done similar? ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 11,900
Posted By Tacoenthusiast

Show us on the doll where the mean arrogant...

Show us on the doll where the mean arrogant cyclist touched you
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 11,900
Posted By Lemond1985

Well, here's the other side of the coin. I was...

Well, here's the other side of the coin. I was living in Portland OR, and had recently become unemployed, but still had a nice Italian Bottecchia Professional that I bought during better days when I...
05-12-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,335
Posted By Barry2

Bike Registry Index Stolen recovery

The Bike Registry or Bike Index (click this) (http://bikeindex.org) is a website where you can post details, picture and Serial Number of your bike along with your contact info.
Should your bike...
05-06-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,060
Posted By TiHabanero

I want service now. Stop it!

After being out of the bike shop as a full timer for about a decade, and only working on Saturdays, I jumped back in as a full time wrench a week ago. Forgot how absolutely narcissistic some riders...
05-06-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,700
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is what kayakers do, too. Turns out an...

This is what kayakers do, too. Turns out an uphill lake is called a river.
05-05-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,552
Posted By fishboat

:) ...

:)
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