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09-15-19, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 409
Posted By Kedosto

Looks like something I’d build for myself; steel...

Looks like something I’d build for myself; steel frame, stout rims, wide tires, and proven comfortable geometry. The asking price reflects the curated nature. You can do just about anything on a...
09-15-19, 05:50 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
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, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 443
Posted By Kedosto

It’s not about how many times you fall... ...

It’s not about how many times you fall...


-Kedosto
*keeps gettin’ up*
09-15-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 459
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: 241
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...
Forum: Commuting
09-13-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 606
Posted By Kedosto

Am I the only one that gets this? ...

Am I the only one that gets this?


-Kedosto
*half a brain*
09-12-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By Kedosto

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

Deal breakers. That, and the oppressive summer heat.


-Kedosto
09-03-19, 08:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 532
Posted By Kedosto

Impressive dedication to the craft. I’d like to...

Impressive dedication to the craft. I’d like to think this would address those inane “bikes are too expensive” or “why would anyone spend $$$$ on a bike” threads, but alas, this is Bike Forums.

...
09-03-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,756
Posted By Kedosto

Ok, I genuinely LOL'd. I've never been a fan of...

Ok, I genuinely LOL'd. I've never been a fan of C'dale but I tried to take a look at their touring monstrosity and couldn't find it anywhere on their US website. Is it dead in the US market?

...
08-30-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,756
Posted By Kedosto

Absolutely. Especially if you’re planning on...

Absolutely. Especially if you’re planning on packing lots of stuff. It’s long, stout, and stable. Handling is neutral to slow-ish and front loads are handled easily. LHT’s touring cred is...
08-30-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,500
Posted By Kedosto

Meh. When I had my sailboat I looked forward to...

Meh. When I had my sailboat I looked forward to the autumn winds on the bay. The fall is great sailing season in the SF Bay Area. Windy season on the bike... not so enjoyable. One of my route...
08-28-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,028
Posted By Kedosto

Whatever pedals you buy, they will come with...

Whatever pedals you buy, they will come with cleats. The cleats will NOT be SH-56ís. You will need to buy the 56ís separately (approx $12-15). I donít know how sensitive your budget, but IMO theyíre...
08-28-19, 03:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,277
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
08-28-19, 03:20 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,028
Posted By Kedosto

If you wanna go clipless and retain the ability...

If you wanna go clipless and retain the ability to walk at least a little bit normal, forget the SL's. Plain ol' SPD is what you're looking for. Shimano 520's are about the best value in an SPD...
08-28-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 363
Posted By Kedosto

The Crosstrail is a dual sport bike that's...

The Crosstrail is a dual sport bike that's probably best left to gentle, rolling trails and paved pathways. For wheelies and jumps you'd be better served with a more stout MTB or BMX style bicycle. ...
08-28-19, 01:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 687
Posted By Kedosto

A few months ago I picked up a 2017 Raleigh...

A few months ago I picked up a 2017 Raleigh Clubman. A "get it outta here" deal at $380, new and unassembled in the box. I didn't really have a need, and my expectations weren't set one way or the...
08-28-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,131
Posted By Kedosto

Not exactly true. I never said bicycle...

Not exactly true. I never said bicycle violations incur points. Bicycle violations do not generate points, but they're still recorded to your license or California ID. :innocent:

I'm not sure...
08-28-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 5,131
Posted By Kedosto

The only time I ever dismount and walk my bike...

The only time I ever dismount and walk my bike across the street using the crosswalk (or not) is when I'm openly crossing against a red light and there's a police officer in the vicinity. If I roll...
08-26-19, 11:02 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 985
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: 985
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
08-24-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 3,459
Posted By Kedosto

https://youtu.be/S_3vZYOYNYU Sorry for this....

https://youtu.be/S_3vZYOYNYU

Sorry for this.


-Kedosto
*repentant*
Forum: Foo
08-21-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,914
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
08-11-19, 09:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,857
Posted By Kedosto

Add “stolen from” in a matching font. Comments...

Add “stolen from” in a matching font. Comments are guaranteed.

It sounds like you’re unsure about any impact on value. I would suggest if you have any intention of holding and selling in the...
08-09-19, 09:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 511
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: 3,641
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...
Forum: Commuting
08-08-19, 11:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,847
Posted By Kedosto

Buff....

Buff. (https://buffusa.com/shop-buff/men/multifunctional-headwear-category.html) Pick a fabric style, weight, and color to meet your needs. Need something for serious winter weather? Google...
08-08-19, 10:09 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,203
Posted By Kedosto

I usually wear liner shorts but my wife bought me...

I usually wear liner shorts but my wife bought me a pair of these from Amazon...
08-07-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,917
Posted By Kedosto

It's never the engine. It's always the bike. I...

It's never the engine. It's always the bike. I could be a gold medaling, TdF superstar, mega-millionaire if only I had a better bike. Heck, I'd even be more handsome and charming too.

...
08-06-19, 04:15 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,017
Posted By Kedosto

My technique, exactly. Works every time. ...

My technique, exactly. Works every time.


-Kedosto
08-06-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,017
Posted By Kedosto

Kedosto Rules of CO2... Bring at least two. ...

Kedosto Rules of CO2...

Bring at least two.
Buy a cart size larger than you think you need.
Practice in the comfort of your own home first before attempting roadside repairs.
Don't ever try to...
08-06-19, 02:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,244
Posted By Kedosto

For when you can't bear the thought of riding...

For when you can't bear the thought of riding without your favorite refrigerator?


-Kedosto
08-05-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,581
Posted By Kedosto

It's the socks. Everybody knows magenta socks...

It's the socks. Everybody knows magenta socks makes you climb stronger and faster.


-Kedosto
08-05-19, 01:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,298
Posted By Kedosto

Millennial driving a stick?! Get down with your...

Millennial driving a stick?! Get down with your bad self! And what's not to love about a Kawasaki green hatchback? There will always be challenges in life, but you seem to have a pretty good grip...
08-05-19, 01:01 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 4,565
Posted By Kedosto

I'm willing to bet you didn't get into your...

I'm willing to bet you didn't get into your current shape in only a few months. It's more likely been years in the making. It can't be undone in a mere couple months worth of cycling. It's best to...
08-05-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,778
Posted By Kedosto

Sounds like it's time to learn up on some...

Sounds like it's time to learn up on some derailleur adjustments. If you can make coffee, you can adjust your derailleur(s). YouTube is your friend. The $25 premium was just his way of saying...
Forum: Commuting
08-02-19, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,124
Posted By Kedosto

Graves Disease in my 20's. Radioactive iodine...

Graves Disease in my 20's.
Radioactive iodine treatment.
Levothyroxine 200mcg daily for over three decades.
Don't know what it's like to live any other way.
Still manage to average 5-6k miles per...
07-29-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 8,834
Posted By Kedosto

IMHO, bike racing is only interesting to the...

IMHO, bike racing is only interesting to the participants. Notice I didn't say "riders." Family and friends may be interested or assisting in some way with an event, but trying to attract the...
07-29-19, 01:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 973
Posted By Kedosto

Pretty much this. Inspect the rims very...

Pretty much this. Inspect the rims very carefully for signs of cracks around the spoke holes. If the rims check out ok, rebuild the wheel with double butted spokes. Do both wheels. You'll be good...
07-29-19, 09:19 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 670
Posted By Kedosto

Brother-in-law. Everything he owns is scratched,...

Brother-in-law. Everything he owns is scratched, bent, or broken. Everything. Some people are like that.


-Kedosto
Forum: Commuting
07-27-19, 11:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,387
Posted By Kedosto

Well then it sounds like you have two choices... ...

Well then it sounds like you have two choices...

1) Mount the fender and stack the stays along with the rack. You'll need longer screws, but how much longer is dependent on the rack and stay...
Forum: Commuting
07-27-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,387
Posted By Kedosto

Maybe it's me, but I'm not clear on the issue. ...

Maybe it's me, but I'm not clear on the issue. Pics would go a long way here. A single stay on the front is helpful when dealing with disc brakes but that doesn't mean a V style can't be cut to a...
Forum: Commuting
07-27-19, 09:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,417
Posted By Kedosto

White helmet with integrated rear blinky light. ...

White helmet with integrated rear blinky light.
High viz shirts/jackets.
High quality headlight (not a cheapo blinky).
High quality tail light (not a cheapo blinky).
Pedal reflectors (nothing...
07-27-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,832
Posted By Kedosto

Take the current wheelset to your favorite...

Take the current wheelset to your favorite wheelsmith and have that person true up the wheels, even the spoke tension and check that the spoke tension is close to the upper limit. This will give you...
Forum: Commuting
07-25-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,691
Posted By Kedosto

Probably a supply issue with the component spec. ...

Probably a supply issue with the component spec. If they can't get the components they want, or get them at a price they're willing to pay, complete bikes will be a no-go until the issue is ironed...
Forum: Foo
07-25-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,018
Posted By Kedosto

Ok, let's address the issue head-on... you're a...

Ok, let's address the issue head-on... you're a terrible lover. There, I said it. Nobody else has been willing to go there, but it simply cannot be ignored. You're just horrible in the sack.
...
07-23-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,345
Posted By Kedosto

It's not pedaling so much as it is spinning. ...

It's not pedaling so much as it is spinning. Just how big of a gear are you trying to push? I don't know the specifics of your situation, but if you're out there mashing with every stroke instead...
07-22-19, 09:10 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,154
Posted By Kedosto

Wow! I came back for the pics and let's just say...

Wow! I came back for the pics and let's just say I am not disappointed. You're riding NAHBS (https://www.nahbs.com/) quality right there. Bravo!



-Kedosto
07-21-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,643
Posted By Kedosto

So... it fits? And you ride it? You have no...

So... it fits?
And you ride it?
You have no problems?
No issues?

Ride it.



-Kedosto
07-21-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,210
Posted By Kedosto

Just so you know, we got tired of waiting for you...

Just so you know, we got tired of waiting for you around here so we just kept going without you. Welcome back.


-Kedosto
07-21-19, 10:51 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By Kedosto

Like you said, it probably wasn't seated...

Like you said, it probably wasn't seated correctly. Either that or when she bunny hopped into a radical horizontal slide at 28mph the sidewall collapsed.


-Kedosto
*got nuthin'*
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