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02-05-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 4,300
Posted By Kedosto

Have not been disappointed. :popcorn ...

Have not been disappointed.
:popcorn


-Kedosto
Forum: Foo
02-03-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8,523
Views: 851,039
Posted By Kedosto

Somebody needs to explain to this guy that the...

Somebody needs to explain to this guy that the stuff he sees in the cartoons isn't real.

-Kedosto
Forum: Foo
02-02-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 96
Posted By Kedosto

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

I saw that. Amazing. Humans are awesome.


-Kedosto
Forum: Commuting
02-02-20, 10:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 411
Posted By Kedosto

Get a wider set of fenders? -Kedosto ...

Get a wider set of fenders?


-Kedosto
*got nuthin’*
02-02-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 628
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, 09:51 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,705
Posted By Kedosto

Jeez! WTF was the rider looking at? He slow...

Jeez! WTF was the rider looking at? He slow rolled right into the path of the oncoming car. And with the volume of cross traffic, where was he planning on going!?

Sorry for the threadjack. ...
02-02-20, 09:37 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 25,292
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: 4,300
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: 2,387
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: 326
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
Forum: Commuting
01-27-20, 10:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 684
Posted By Kedosto

[/thread] -Kedosto

[/thread]


-Kedosto
01-27-20, 10:37 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 924
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: 325
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: 778
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: 293
Posted By Kedosto

If you’ve been off the bike and are just...

If you’ve been off the bike and are just returning, I’d 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, 10:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 234
Posted By Kedosto

A shoe repair shop can apply sections of genuine...

A shoe repair shop can apply sections of genuine shoe sole, vulcanizing it in place. Typically they will grind down the worn tread to create an even base and then vulcanize the new rubber on top. ...
01-23-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 462
Posted By Kedosto

The way you guys are posting it’s like none of...

The way you guys are posting it’s like none of you have ever spent any time reading Amazon product descriptions. So many of them are so comically bad it’s a wonder they sell anything. I guess the...
01-23-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,367
Posted By Kedosto

That Domane is a solid choice. Unless you’re...

That Domane is a solid choice. Unless you’re 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, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 309
Posted By Kedosto

Go HERE, (http://www.bikegeo.net) and enter in...

Go HERE, (http://www.bikegeo.net) and enter in all of the relevant geo data. You can configure your Troll right to the millimeter by playing with shims and stem length and rise. The only thing this...
01-23-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Kedosto

Actually, I’d like to see the process. If...

Actually, I’d like to see the process. If nothing else, it will bring about a discussion on products and techniques. Currently, I simply spray a multipurpose cleaner (Pledge or Windex) on a...
Forum: Foo
01-23-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 382
Posted By Kedosto

Kirby, baby! Nothing beats the total body...

Kirby, baby! Nothing beats the total body workout of that 25lb stainless beauty.


-Kedosto
Forum: Foo
01-23-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 817
Posted By Kedosto

I would suggest a long bike ride (if they’re up...

I would suggest a long bike ride (if they’re up to the challenge) or perhaps a short tour this summer. Neither will work if they’re not already cyclists. Otherwise, I’ll echo the more nature based...
Forum: Commuting
01-23-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 621
Posted By Kedosto

Yep. Locks just keep honest people honest. ...

Yep. Locks just keep honest people honest. Predictability invites thieves, no matter how strong the lock.


-Kedosto
01-23-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Kedosto

So you’ve stripped it down to the frame in order...

So you’ve stripped it down to the frame in order to clean it? That’s a level of dedication I don’t think I could ever muster. Perhaps a few pix would help tell the full story.


-Kedosto
01-23-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 575
Posted By Kedosto

I guess it must be an engineering impossibility...

I guess it must be an engineering impossibility to design a traditional tubeless tire with an integrated latex or butyl inner layer. Sadly, we can put a man on the moon and condense the entire...
01-23-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,782
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: 63
Views: 1,782
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: 621
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
01-23-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 553
Posted By Kedosto

Wow! Beautiful bike. Tastefully done with...

Wow! Beautiful bike. Tastefully done with components reflecting a thoughtful approach. Who says commuters have to be any less beautiful? Have you considered Portland Design water bottle cages?...
01-23-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 482
Posted By Kedosto

Champagne taste requires more than a beer budget....

Champagne taste requires more than a beer budget.


-Kedosto
Forum: Commuting
01-21-20, 10:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 778
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: 833
Posted By Kedosto

Nipple rings? Because you’re worth it I’ll...

Nipple rings? Because you’re worth it I’ll assume they’re L’Oreal.


-Kedosto
*got nuthin’*
01-20-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,665
Posted By Kedosto

I appreciate your points (well stated) and see...

I appreciate your points (well stated) and see nothing wrong with your opinion. However, there are times when all one wants is a simple pencil and paper and not a scientific calculator. I came into...
01-20-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,439
Posted By Kedosto

Not touching this one. -Kedosto

Not touching this one.


-Kedosto
01-20-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 446
Posted By Kedosto

On bikes where my body position is essentially...

On bikes where my body position is essentially the same (road, touring, etc) I have the same saddle. The saddle I feel most comfortable with on an MTB is different because my body position is...
01-19-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,665
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: Touring
01-19-20, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By Kedosto

Just remember, not every mfg’s “40mm” tire is a...

Just remember, not every mfg’s “40mm” tire is a true 40mm. Some 38’s can run up to 42 and some 42’s can be as narrow as 37. Conti’s made in India are notoriously undersized. When uncertain, I’ve...
01-19-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 293
Posted By Kedosto

At that kind of discount, I’d buy it. I’m a long...

At that kind of discount, I’d buy it. I’m a long time Specialized fan and have never had an issue with their frames. Ever. Their stock wheels, however, have been disappointing these last several...
01-18-20, 09:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By Kedosto

Cheapest option is to just swap in a new 10 speed...

Cheapest option is to just swap in a new 10 speed cassette (11-34) and maybe a smaller chainring up front. As stated above, you’ll need the gs version derailleur so if yours isn’t the longer gs...
01-18-20, 08:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Kedosto

Exercise-related transient abdominal pain (ETAP),...

Exercise-related transient abdominal pain (ETAP), aka “side stitch.” Not entirely understood, but the common theory is liver hypertension. Your intense physical activity created more blood flow...
01-18-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 267
Posted By Kedosto

Advocating for the devil here, but is this lock...

Advocating for the devil here, but is this lock and chain comically large and heavy? Something like that is bound to draw comments or questions. And if the purpose of said lock and chain is to...
Forum: Foo
01-18-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 675
Posted By Kedosto

Anybody else getting the "Window entry alarm...

Anybody else getting the "Window entry alarm detected. Contact monitoring station at (link)..."

They almost got me with this one. We have an alarm system and it's monitored but a microsecond...
Forum: Commuting
01-18-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,131
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...
01-16-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,237
Posted By Kedosto

Build it. Post a pic of it. I'll let you know...

Build it. Post a pic of it. I'll let you know if I like it. ;)

Actually, I'm kinda into a classic frame with modern components and style. Picture a classic late 80's, early 90's Ferrari red...
01-16-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,736
Posted By Kedosto

Hell, I've asked for rooms specifically on the...

Hell, I've asked for rooms specifically on the ground floor just so it would be easier to roll it in from the lot. As mentioned above, don't be using the towels as rags and be mindful of the carpet...
01-03-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By Kedosto

Best. Gift. Ever. This woman really, REALLY...

Best. Gift. Ever. This woman really, REALLY loves you. You're one of the richest men in the world. :thumb:


-Kedosto
01-02-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,950
Posted By Kedosto

Go here...

Go here (https://www.bikeforums.net/classic-vintage-bicycles-whats-worth-appraisals/) and ask. IMO whatever you're interested in doing is enough. If you're expecting to generate profit you'll be...
12-26-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,123
Posted By Kedosto

I’ll admit, that got a chuckle outta me. :lol: ...

I’ll admit, that got a chuckle outta me. :lol:


-Kedosto
12-26-19, 02:06 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,909
Posted By Kedosto

Touché. You’ve pretty much nailed it. ...

Touché. You’ve pretty much nailed it.


-Kedosto
12-26-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 805
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...
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