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Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 695
Posted By znomit

If you had been riding a 5000 you wouldn’t need...

If you had been riding a 5000 you wouldn’t need to wheelsuck?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 01:32 AM
Replies: 1,489
Views: 20,375
Posted By znomit

Did someone steal your baby bolt? It happens...

Did someone steal your baby bolt?
It happens around hereabouts.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 02:32 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,971
Posted By znomit

I don't think this is correct.

I don't think this is correct.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 01:42 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 6,032
Posted By znomit

Wheels flex under load. That gap that was...

Wheels flex under load.
That gap that was between the derailleur and spokes when the bike is on the repair stand? Not so big when climbing.
Though it's hard to look at your bike while you're doing...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-21, 11:26 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 6,322
Posted By znomit

but we’ll keep trying anyway.

but we’ll keep trying anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 03:39 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,175
Posted By znomit

That tax you pay entitles you to hold up traffic...

That tax you pay entitles you to hold up traffic on the way up too you know.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 4,800
Posted By znomit

If your saddle sores are the thing that hurting...

If your saddle sores are the thing that hurting while you're climbing you need to htfu.

Also you forgot about scrubbing with a wire brush.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 10:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 432
Posted By znomit

This It's a decent bump if the hills are...

This

It's a decent bump if the hills are killing you. You might need a longer chain.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 09:55 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,192
Posted By znomit

How much do Specy pay them?

How much do Specy pay them?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 2,203
Posted By znomit

Thinking about how this works. When you pump...

Thinking about how this works.

When you pump up the tyre initially the airliner compresses because it's a closed cell foam and there's a pressure differential. Eventually the high pressure air...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-21, 12:03 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,262
Posted By znomit

Usually people choose quality products to...

Usually people choose quality products to counterfeit.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-21, 05:03 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,439
Posted By znomit

Hi This is the road forum. Our bikes...

Hi

This is the road forum.

Our bikes might get dirty if we venture onto gravel.

Nope.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,512
Posted By znomit

I'm still seeing the term "clearance" hereabouts,...

I'm still seeing the term "clearance" hereabouts, but they have dropped the word sale, because there isn't any discount. Now it means clearing out the customers wallet.
Best of luck for 2022 bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 02:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,512
Posted By znomit

I need titanium to be master class level?

I need titanium to be master class level?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,358
Posted By znomit

It’s also to hide the location of the carbon...

It’s also to hide the location of the carbon fibre mines.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 6,402
Posted By znomit

We do a little CF work here and I’m involved in...

We do a little CF work here and I’m involved in the design and testing. I ran the numbers once on a beam and they were spot on for calculating the deflection. Also told me we were using 3x the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-21, 03:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,042
Posted By znomit

I think those scratches are from hitting the...

I think those scratches are from hitting the crank arm on the kerb.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-21, 12:11 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,978
Posted By znomit

They are training us to accept the inevitable...

They are training us to accept the inevitable ugly e-bikes. Same with the oversized downtubes.
Replies: 11
Views: 1,195
Posted By znomit

I was smiling at the end of my 200k yesterday,...

I was smiling at the end of my 200k yesterday, even though I had been throwing up in the heat.

When was the last time you saw anyone running any distance with a smile on their face?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-21, 05:26 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 191,526
Posted By znomit

"Ad Vitam" is a good watch on Netflix.

"Ad Vitam" is a good watch on Netflix.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-21, 05:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,375
Posted By znomit

Fat MAMILs don't flourish in a 115psi 23c...

Fat MAMILs don't flourish in a 115psi 23c environment.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-21, 08:11 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,793
Posted By znomit

How often does the average rider really check...

How often does the average rider really check their pressures? If it's monthly then the recommended pressure probably has 20psi wiggle room for this.

I am not too bad on my "fun" bikes but on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 01:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,042
Posted By znomit

A washer between crank and frame won't do much...

A washer between crank and frame won't do much because the chain is exiting the crank. How often is he putting out a lot of power in that gear combo?
Are the scratches down the inside face of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,033
Posted By znomit

Steel would be nothing without carbon.

Steel would be nothing without carbon.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-20, 04:36 PM
12-25-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,656
Posted By znomit

Yes, avoid anything with "fire" in the name...

Yes, avoid anything with "fire" in the name because fire is a bad thing wrt batteries. Panasonics from a reputable seller are a good choice.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,033
Posted By znomit

If it's your first road bike you should get...

If it's your first road bike you should get something from you local bike shop so you know it fits and you can get initial services done and it's assembled correctly.

Otherwise buy the one you...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,608
Posted By znomit

Yep.

Yep.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 801
Posted By znomit

I've seen crappier bikes than that stolen. Are...

I've seen crappier bikes than that stolen. Are you going to put Trek stickers on it?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-20, 03:34 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 991
Posted By znomit

See the trouble being underbiked can cause?

See the trouble being underbiked can cause?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-20, 12:18 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 8,608
Posted By znomit

I had a somewhat unpleasant flatmate who would...

I had a somewhat unpleasant flatmate who would check his tyre pressures weekly. We made sure one tyre regularly lost about 5psi a week. Yes there was some frustration at the tyre shop (puncture...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-20, 05:45 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,806
Posted By znomit

Jump jump jump jump jump

Jump jump jump jump jump
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,051
Posted By znomit

With this amazing design you'll be so far in...

With this amazing design you'll be so far in front of the peloton that you won't ever need to sprint.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 6,051
Posted By znomit

I think it is if you have a Canyon Hover bar.

I think it is if you have a Canyon Hover bar.
12-05-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,728
Posted By znomit

That is a battery light that has a solar panel...

That is a battery light that has a solar panel attached as a gimmick. If the light is run down how many weeks will it take to recharge the 18650 using the solar panel?

PS, OP has posted a bunch of...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-20, 06:16 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,773
Posted By znomit

Plus all those 2021 bike that have only been...

Plus all those 2021 bike that have only been ridden three time will be on craigslist.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-20, 04:47 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,867
Posted By znomit

Just put ceramic bearings in it and people will...

Just put ceramic bearings in it and people will be banging your door down.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,867
Posted By znomit

You only got these tested because someone on BF...

You only got these tested because someone on BF told you it was necessary?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-20, 10:32 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,867
Posted By znomit

A 40cm drop test? So it's maybe less durable than...

A 40cm drop test? So it's maybe less durable than an iPhone screen?
https://www.cnet.com/news/apple-iphone-12-drop-test-results-ceramic-shield-screen-tough-glass/
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-20, 05:24 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,867
Posted By znomit

You got a “C”?

You got a “C”?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-20, 02:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,895
Posted By znomit

It's now 5 years old so it must be totally legit.

It's now 5 years old so it must be totally legit.
10-17-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,436
Posted By znomit

Every time you lift your arms to the keyboard...

Every time you lift your arms to the keyboard they get a little bit bigger.
10-16-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,436
Posted By znomit

I only do that while riding the MUP. I slow down...

I only do that while riding the MUP. I slow down from my usual 30MPH so the other MUP users can admire my guns.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,991
Posted By znomit

Have you tried snake oil? From USA snakes, not...

Have you tried snake oil? From USA snakes, not those inferior Australian snakes, of course.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 02:22 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 02:36 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,971
Posted By znomit

I guess they spent all their money on the bike...

I guess they spent all their money on the bike and didn't have any left to buy a spirit level to adjust the seat.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-20, 04:04 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,073
Posted By znomit

You guys still hoarding loo paper?

You guys still hoarding loo paper?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 01:17 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,434
Posted By znomit

The GP4000s II says 4859km on the box. I think I...

The GP4000s II says 4859km on the box. I think I get more.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-20, 03:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,400
Posted By znomit

Wearing out a cassette is a perfectly cromulent...

Wearing out a cassette is a perfectly cromulent reason for a new bike around here.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,275
Posted By znomit

Driverless cars will revolutionise roadie riding....

Driverless cars will revolutionise roadie riding.
Got a flat? Car will come and get you.
Don't want to ride the whole loop, car will come and get you.
Love descending but too fat to climb? Car...
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