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04-13-21, 04:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 250
Posted By tyrion

The Tesla bicycle visibility software upgrade...

The Tesla bicycle visibility software upgrade costs an extra $2000. Not everyone cares about bicycle visibility, so no need to pay for something you're not going to use.

/s
04-11-21, 09:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 305
Posted By tyrion

I think I will copy that idea. Thanks.

I think I will copy that idea. Thanks.
04-11-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 313
Posted By tyrion

Might your sit bones be hitting the rigid rear...

Might your sit bones be hitting the rigid rear structure of the saddle when you're more upright? That was my experience with an SA-H2. That saddle was just a hair too narrow for me to sit...
04-11-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 305
Posted By tyrion

So I don't have to worry about charging batteries.

So I don't have to worry about charging batteries.
04-10-21, 07:40 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,333
Posted By tyrion

Worker got 9 chainrings out of a sheet of metal...

Worker got 9 chainrings out of a sheet of metal that most people can only get 8 out of.
04-10-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 267
Posted By tyrion

67 for IQ-X, 125 for Edelux II at bike24. ...

67 for IQ-X, 125 for Edelux II at bike24.

Already ordered the IQ-X. Rubicon crossed.
04-10-21, 02:27 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 305
Posted By tyrion

Very permanent. I want to force a thief to think...

Very permanent. I want to force a thief to think and work a lot in order to steal my lights. Might even super glue nuts on bolts.
04-10-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 305
Posted By tyrion

rear dynamo light wiring path?

So a wire connects the front light to the rear light. The shortest path would be along the top tube, down the seat to the rack struts, then the along the top of the rack. The alternative is along the...
04-09-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By tyrion

I thought you wanted to know the significance of...

I thought you wanted to know the significance of that distance, but you want to know the distance.
04-09-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 267
Posted By tyrion

That current location under the basket is the...

That current location under the basket is the result of years of research and testing. ;) Minimal shadows, well protected from bumps, good angle on the road surface, etc.

I'll probably just go...
Forum: Foo
04-09-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 401
Posted By tyrion

Debian Linux wouldn't exist if APIs were...

Debian Linux wouldn't exist if APIs were copyrightable.
Forum: Foo
04-09-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 401
Posted By tyrion

Software developers have been using other...

Software developers have been using other people's API's for decades. It's a long standard industry practice that Oracle tried overthrow.

Oracle's whole existence is based on SQL, which was...
Forum: Foo
04-09-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 401
Posted By tyrion

Here's an analogy: I buy the company that made...

Here's an analogy: I buy the company that made the first modern American standard electrical plug. Then I say "anyone that makes these kinds of plugs now has to pay me a fee", even though hundreds of...
04-09-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By tyrion

Clearance between saddle and tire? ...

Clearance between saddle and tire?

Nevermind. Misunderstood the question.
04-09-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 267
Posted By tyrion

upside down dynamo lights?

I'm going dynamo, and I like my light mounted under the basket:
...
Forum: Touring
04-08-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 495
Posted By tyrion

The farther the bag is from the steering column,...

The farther the bag is from the steering column, the more leverage the wind has.
04-08-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,561
Posted By tyrion

Testing was done "on a very smooth road". On...

Testing was done "on a very smooth road". On rough roads the fatter, lower pressure tires would have an advantage.
04-08-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 3,561
Posted By tyrion

The BQ claims/results hardly surprise me - fat...

The BQ claims/results hardly surprise me - fat tires don't have a rolling resistance penalty, aero isn't very significant under 20 mph, and weight is weight (the article basically sidestepped...
04-06-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,193
Posted By tyrion

Is your stoker a joker and a midnight toker?

Is your stoker a joker and a midnight toker?
Forum: Foo
04-05-21, 06:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 401
Posted By tyrion

This goes way beyond Google and Oracle. If Oracle...

This goes way beyond Google and Oracle. If Oracle would have won it would have really screwed up the software world.
Forum: Foo
04-05-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 646
Posted By tyrion

Good point.

Good point.
Forum: Foo
04-05-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 401
Posted By tyrion

Oracle lost its copyright case

Thank God Oracle lost its case:
...
04-03-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By tyrion

Quick and cheap method: I'm using some fairly...

Quick and cheap method: I'm using some fairly cheap rechargeable lights that come with those stretchy bands:
...
04-03-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 329
Posted By tyrion

Excellent first post.

Excellent first post.
04-03-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 711
Posted By tyrion

Ian28033 has 98.1% approval rating. ...

Ian28033 has 98.1% approval rating.

https://www.ebay.com/str/lan28033

I don't buy stuff from sellers with that low of a rating, only from sellers with 99.5% or better. The high approval rating...
Forum: Foo
04-03-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 646
Posted By tyrion

Keep them. Vinyl came back a while ago, cassettes...

Keep them. Vinyl came back a while ago, cassettes are coming back now, and soon CDs will be hip again.
04-03-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,193
Posted By tyrion

Dustin Klein does some epic rides and sometimes...

Dustin Klein does some epic rides and sometimes there's THC consumption involved.

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV9WtB_q5sJfe3Rev5PWy-Q
04-03-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 432
Posted By tyrion

I think you could use just about any rear rack...

I think you could use just about any rear rack and attach the bottom to either of those attachment points on the brake adapter mount. Use the hole that puts the rack at the height you prefer. Just...
04-02-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,193
Posted By tyrion

I like a mild cannabis buzz while riding as long...

I like a mild cannabis buzz while riding as long as it's away from cars.
04-01-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 315
Posted By tyrion

Who recommends keeping your hands on the bars...

Who recommends keeping your hands on the bars during a crash? Maybe in certain kinds of crashes it's the safest response, but it definitely shouldn't be general rule.
03-31-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,770
Posted By tyrion

Rectangular gravel: ...

Rectangular gravel:

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1778x1000/pavement_blocks_03_165f6082440b793f0c46a83498df46879589a35e.jpg
03-31-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,770
Posted By tyrion

Reinforced gravel: ...

Reinforced gravel:

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/487x517/pavement_preservation_1_f6f7ba9867510e38ad961fda3c92609d845fbe16.png
03-31-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,770
Posted By tyrion

That's microgravel.

That's microgravel.
03-29-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,171
Posted By tyrion

I think it's well established that a rider can't...

I think it's well established that a rider can't determine minute speed differences. E.g. higher tire pressure feel faster but objectively they aren't.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 846
Posted By tyrion

Since I started wearing my spring cycling jersey...

Since I started wearing my spring cycling jersey I've been getting more waves too.
...
03-27-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 446
Posted By tyrion

Search for "Zefal Magnum 33oz"

Search for "Zefal Magnum 33oz"
03-26-21, 07:30 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,967
Posted By tyrion

Yes, it's nothing but saline solution with...

Yes, it's nothing but saline solution with nanoscopic tracking devices.
Forum: Foo
03-26-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 852
Posted By tyrion

In most athletic endeavors, steel is real. Except...

In most athletic endeavors, steel is real. Except for swimming.
03-26-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,967
Posted By tyrion

We've discovered we don't need tubes. It was all...

We've discovered we don't need tubes. It was all a hoax.
03-26-21, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 403
Posted By tyrion

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dlKzTB8xGg ...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_dlKzTB8xGg

There's a line on the stem that marks the most you can raise it - too high and it's dangerously weak.

edit: on second reading, it sounds like you...
03-26-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 970
Posted By tyrion

Velocity Cliffhanger rims are 30mm wide outer...

Velocity Cliffhanger rims are 30mm wide outer (25mm inner). Get new rims and you won't need special brake pads.
03-26-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 371
Posted By tyrion

Fairlight Faran

This is interesting:

https://fairlightcycles.com/faran/faran-frameset/?v=79cba1185463

10 frame sizes!!! (5 "lengths", with a regular and tall at each length).

Tire clearance is a little...
03-26-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 412
Posted By tyrion

Do a "dry run" and seat the bead without sealant...

Do a "dry run" and seat the bead without sealant first. Skipping the dry run is for advanced tubelessers.
03-26-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By tyrion

The fatter tire would have lower rolling...

The fatter tire would have lower rolling resistance but more weight and aero drag. To generalize: the fatter tire is faster at slow speeds and the skinnier tire is faster at high speeds.
03-25-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,722
Posted By tyrion

The rent-a-bikes that I've seen had lots of...

The rent-a-bikes that I've seen had lots of proprietary parts (e.g. weird wheel/frame interfaces) and I think the point was to make scavenging parts from them futile. So if a miscreant stole the...
03-25-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 898
Posted By tyrion

I think you'll get used to the quicker handling,...

I think you'll get used to the quicker handling, but if you want to increase stability, a longer stem, wider handlebars, and/or bigger heavier tires will increase stability, but they all have...
03-24-21, 06:28 PM
03-24-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,722
Posted By tyrion

Don't we agree this commerce model isn't...

Don't we agree this commerce model isn't satisfactory?
03-24-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 5,722
Posted By tyrion

Immediate availability adds to the cost -...

Immediate availability adds to the cost - warehouses and storefronts.
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