Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: Kedosto
Showing results 1 to 50 of 119
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Forum: Foo
02-02-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 164
Posted By Kedosto

I saw that. Amazing. Humans are awesome. ...

I saw that. Amazing. Humans are awesome.


-Kedosto
02-02-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,539
Posted By Kedosto

“Chinese brands,” “cool,” and “high end,” all in...

“Chinese brands,” “cool,” and “high end,” all in the same sentence?


-Kedosto
*donning flame suit*
02-02-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 31,378
Posted By Kedosto

Wow. Musta needed Peabody and the Wayback...

Wow. Musta needed Peabody and the Wayback Machine to get that far back into the archives.


-Kedosto
02-02-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,752
Posted By Kedosto

Like deja vu all over again. :deadhorse: ...

Like deja vu all over again. :deadhorse:

-Kedosto
Forum: Commuting
01-28-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,165
Posted By Kedosto

I’m quite thankful the only time I see ice on the...

I’m quite thankful the only time I see ice on the road around here is when someone spilled their drink. Nothing spells disaster like a spilled Frappuccino!

On a more serious note — props to...
01-28-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 715
Posted By Kedosto

Flat bar? Bridge Club. Drop bar? Midnight...

Flat bar? Bridge Club.
Drop bar? Midnight Special.

If a flat bar configuration works for you, the Bridge Club is an outstanding prospect.



-Kedosto
01-27-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,386
Posted By Kedosto

It’s been awhile since our last steel vs aluminum...

It’s been awhile since our last steel vs aluminum vs carbon pissing contest. I see we have a few new attendees. I’ve got nothing better to do so I’ll just sit over here quietly and enjoy the show. ...
01-26-20, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 443
Posted By Kedosto

Think of the grams you’re saving by leaving it...

Think of the grams you’re saving by leaving it off. :lol:


-Kedosto
Forum: Commuting
01-26-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,054
Posted By Kedosto

Or you could just ride right through like the...

Or you could just ride right through like the rest of us.


-Kedosto
01-23-20, 10:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 435
Posted By Kedosto

If youíve been off the bike and are just...

If youíve been off the bike and are just returning, Iíd recommend you get your cycling skills up to par before moving to clipless pedals. You can do that in just about any rubber soled shoes you...
01-23-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,805
Posted By Kedosto

That Domane is a solid choice. Unless youíre...

That Domane is a solid choice. Unless youíre planning on paying your bills with bike race earnings, the trivial amount of difference is, well, trivial. People here and many other places will whine...
01-23-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,994
Posted By Kedosto

As an SF Bay Area commuter, I’ve been able to...

As an SF Bay Area commuter, I’ve been able to tough it out through our wickedly harsh 40-ish degree light drizzles. Nothing builds character like a little adversity, eh?

Honestly, I have a...
01-23-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,994
Posted By Kedosto

Not just secured well but isolated with nylon or...

Not just secured well but isolated with nylon or leather washers, both inside and out. Metal fenders can be mounted to ride silently with attention to detail.


-Kedosto
Forum: Commuting
01-23-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 789
Posted By Kedosto

Well, 2019 found my usual 6k-ish miles waaay...

Well, 2019 found my usual 6k-ish miles waaay down. Suffering a pulmonary embolism (PE) in July with a resulting left lower lobe infarct really knocked me for a loop. I managed to get some miles in...
Forum: Commuting
01-21-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,054
Posted By Kedosto

Geniuses! They removed the trees and put up the...

Geniuses! They removed the trees and put up the sign. :wtf:

-Kedosto
01-21-20, 10:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,000
Posted By Kedosto

Nipple rings? Because youíre worth it Iíll...

Nipple rings? Because youíre worth it Iíll assume theyíre LíOreal.


-Kedosto
*got nuthiní*
01-19-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,862
Posted By Kedosto

Seriously? All this talk about GPS and phone...

Seriously? All this talk about GPS and phone pairing and heart rate monitoring when he needs nothing more than a basic cheapo (which is what he said he wanted).

About $50 bucks will get you a...
Forum: Commuting
01-18-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,569
Posted By Kedosto

I stay out of the way when riding. If I can't...

I stay out of the way when riding. If I can't stay out of the way, I take the lane. For me, there's nothing in between. Honking doesn't change anything. Placing myself in a situation where I'm...
12-26-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,243
Posted By Kedosto

Touchť. Youíve pretty much nailed it. ...

Touchť. Youíve pretty much nailed it.


-Kedosto
12-26-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 991
Posted By Kedosto

Just posting to echo the “sustainability”...

Just posting to echo the “sustainability” opinions. If you work within the bounds of “happy with what I’m doing,” you’re more likely to keep doing it. Eventually, whatever level you’re working at...
12-26-19, 01:38 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,243
Posted By Kedosto

Good for him for not buying into the manufactured...

Good for him for not buying into the manufactured hysterics. Good for her for receiving a nice Christmas present. Let’s hope everyone gets back to minding their own business.


-Kedosto
12-26-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,853
Posted By Kedosto

Thanks. We were due for yet another pic of your...

Thanks. We were due for yet another pic of your bike. I was getting nervous you might not get another one in before year end. :D


-Kedosto
Forum: Commuting
12-10-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,744
Posted By Kedosto

Now that was different. Thanks for the smile! ...

Now that was different. Thanks for the smile!


-Kedosto
Forum: Foo
12-06-19, 11:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 488
Posted By Kedosto

Silence of the Yams... Dr Hannibal Lecter: ...

Silence of the Yams...

Dr Hannibal Lecter: “Well Clarice, have the yams stopped screaming?”



-Kedosto
Forum: Commuting
12-06-19, 10:57 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,067
Posted By Kedosto

Clearly the only practical solution here is to...

Clearly the only practical solution here is to buy an additional bike. N+1. Problem solved.


-Kedosto
12-04-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 12,851
Posted By Kedosto

Pfft! So much fail. I'm buying my wife a vacuum...

Pfft! So much fail. I'm buying my wife a vacuum cleaner for less than HALF the price of one of those lame Pelotons. Think of the exercise she'll get workin' that plastic beauty all over the house....
12-03-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,057
Posted By Kedosto

Meh. The problem is they have to have whatever...

Meh. The problem is they have to have whatever bike you're considering already in their database. I like BikeGeo (http://www.bikegeo.net/) better. True, you have to enter the data fields yourself,...
Forum: Commuting
11-24-19, 11:19 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 10,653
Posted By Kedosto

My commute riding is sharply focused on safety...

My commute riding is sharply focused on safety and conducted with a nuanced balance of practicality and legality. I do nothing which would compromise my safety. Well, aside from the fact that I...
11-15-19, 12:27 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,206
Posted By Kedosto

Free. I can’t recall exactly the number of...

Free. I can’t recall exactly the number of bicycles I’ve been given. Nor can I rightly recall how many I’ve given away. There have been many. Because of my size (XL) most of the freebies are too...
Forum: Foo
11-11-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,946
Posted By Kedosto

I had the right of way. -Kedosto

I had the right of way.


-Kedosto
Forum: Commuting
11-08-19, 03:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,531
Posted By Kedosto

Start early. Very early. Like 05:00 kinda...

Start early. Very early. Like 05:00 kinda early. The thugs and gangbangers are usually down for the night by that time. The only people you'll (mostly) see are working stiffs trying to survive...
10-31-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 13,151
Posted By Kedosto

Most drivers’ irresponsible behavior can be...

Most drivers’ irresponsible behavior can be anticipated. It’s not enough to ride as if they don’t see you; you must ride as if they’re not even looking. Expect the worst and ride accordingly. Be...
Forum: Foo
10-31-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,991
Posted By Kedosto

I would like to take this opportunity to...

I would like to take this opportunity to apologize to the world in general for my wife’s behavior at every check out register she’s ever approached....

Do absolutely nothing while waiting in line....
10-31-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,628
Posted By Kedosto

As Phil said in post #42...

As Phil said in post #42 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=42) , the frame appears to be too small and you’re trying to find comfort with a lot of spacers. I wouldn’t...
10-29-19, 08:44 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 10,040
Posted By Kedosto

If you're the type of person who likes to...

If you're the type of person who likes to quantify and measure things, buy one.
If you're the type of person who could not care less, don't buy one.
In either case, stay in your lane.


-Kedosto
10-23-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 7,641
Posted By Kedosto

Darwin Award candidate? -Kedosto

Darwin Award candidate?


-Kedosto
Forum: Foo
10-14-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 3,507
Posted By Kedosto

Nobody likes a show-off. ;) -Kedosto ...

Nobody likes a show-off. ;)


-Kedosto
*pencil*
*extremely worn eraser*
10-07-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 871
Posted By Kedosto

I suspect you already know this, but I'm gonna...

I suspect you already know this, but I'm gonna say it anyway... you're not gonna notice a significant time saving by switching to another bike. If you made the effort and really rode your butt off...
10-07-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 760
Posted By Kedosto

Paragraphs. There are few things worse than...

Paragraphs. There are few things worse than trying to read a singular, long post on a monitor screen. Break up your post into short, 3-5 line paragraphs for easier digestion and you'll likely...
09-26-19, 03:01 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,689
Posted By Kedosto

As a fairly frequent Craigslister I probably...

As a fairly frequent Craigslister I probably wouldn’t reply either. In my experience, questions like yours are almost always a waste of time. It will typically result in a slew of hair-splitting,...
09-15-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,133
Posted By Kedosto

I seriously question the benefit of MIPS. I...

I seriously question the benefit of MIPS. I suppose if you’re the type to wear your helmet so tight that an impact would not cause the helmet to slip on your head, thereby transferring the impact...
09-15-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,051
Posted By Kedosto

If Iím riding around the corner, no. If Iím...

If Iím riding around the corner, no. If Iím setting up a final fit on an N+1, absolutely.


-Kedosto
09-15-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 317
Posted By Kedosto

No mfg is gonna sell you NOS. What little they...

No mfg is gonna sell you NOS. What little they retain is for warranty replacement. They’re in the business of selling you the latest and greatest while earning a little profit for the company. You...
09-12-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 767
Posted By Kedosto

Deal breakers. That, and the oppressive summer...

Deal breakers. That, and the oppressive summer heat.


-Kedosto
08-28-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,259
Posted By Kedosto

I'm subbed to all but the Rad Bike ladies. ...

I'm subbed to all but the Rad Bike ladies. Iohan's stuff is spectacular. He could easily work as a director or cinematographer, he's that good.


-Kedosto
08-26-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,394
Posted By Kedosto

I followed Crimetown for season one but dropped...

I followed Crimetown for season one but dropped them with the long gap between season one and two. Thanks for the heads up on season two. I spent my youth in Detroit - Dad moved the family out to...
08-24-19, 04:06 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,394
Posted By Kedosto

Every cycling podcast I've ever tried have been...

Every cycling podcast I've ever tried have been pretty boring. I'm always happy to give new ones a try, but since I don't follow racing there isn't much of anything else. I'm a huge podcast fan and...
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,942
Posted By Kedosto

Gas. Instant on, instant off, infinite variable...

Gas. Instant on, instant off, infinite variable control in between. Open flame for charring peppers, etc. Doesn't require special cookware or surface cleaners either.


-Kedosto
08-09-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 736
Posted By Kedosto

Does it have to leak oil like a typical HD? ...

Does it have to leak oil like a typical HD?


-Kedosto
08-09-19, 09:48 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 5,683
Posted By Kedosto

It’s not the cycling she’s bothered about. It’s...

It’s not the cycling she’s bothered about. It’s the fact that you’re retired and she’s not. I strongly recommend you start increasing your share of the household duties. Yes, you’re retired, but...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 119
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.