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10-15-20, 05:35 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 854
Posted By Troul

1 if you dont ever plan on changing wheels & is...

1 if you dont ever plan on changing wheels & is okay buying two different tube styles.
10-05-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,471
Posted By HD3andMe

This makes no sense. Bike size...

This makes no sense.





Bike size has nothing to do with a bike being described as "long and low."
10-03-20, 11:46 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,515
Posted By Rolla

I'll try to be clearer: You can't make...

I'll try to be clearer:

You can't make non-clipless shoes into clipless shoes.
You can buy a shoe with a recessed cleat that would work with both platform and clipless pedals.
You can make...
10-03-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,471
Posted By HD3andMe

You must not be very familiar with how forums...

You must not be very familiar with how forums work.

My reply is part of the discussion. You don't get to decide whether people summarize your vapid wall-of-words, or not.
10-03-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 2,471
Posted By HD3andMe

TLDR; this guy really likes his ancient hardtail,...

TLDR; this guy really likes his ancient hardtail, despite having a rudimentary understanding of frame geometry and how it affects the way a bike performs.
09-26-20, 11:19 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,769
Posted By 70sSanO

I dunno. Unless they were riding Rivendells with...

I dunno. Unless they were riding Rivendells with Rene Herse tires, I can’t see how they could reach a definitive conclusion.

John
09-13-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,957
Posted By OldTryGuy

Written by a "non pavement pounder?" :innocent:....

Written by a "non pavement pounder?" :innocent:. I can't RUN thanks to bone on bone knees from bowed legs so my 5K's to marathons and up to 33 mile WALKS do not create the impact forces that many...
09-02-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,138
Posted By tomato coupe

The cost of good cycling shorts is a small price...

The cost of good cycling shorts is a small price to pay for riding a real bicycle.
09-02-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,138
Posted By tomato coupe

Underwear is not discussed because underwear is...

Underwear is not discussed because underwear is not worn with cycling shorts.
08-22-20, 03:37 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 4,001
Posted By Ghazmh

I wonder why this has never been discussed on BF...

I wonder why this has never been discussed on BF before?
08-19-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,868
Posted By Maelochs

He is arguing that he liked being young, and...

He is arguing that he liked being young, and things have changed, so rather than accepting that he is old now, he has decided to attack everything which has changed since he was young and "happy."
...
08-19-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,868
Posted By BoraxKid

Let's see: claiming older technology is...

Let's see:

claiming older technology is better than anything new
claiming "no point" to new tech, while remaining completely ignorant to how new tech was created
completely ignorant of why...
08-19-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,868
Posted By tomato coupe

Some people don't adjust well to changing...

Some people don't adjust well to changing technology, especially when their favorite technology gets left behind.
08-16-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,064
Posted By shelbyfv

I don't think folks who play putt putt are...

I don't think folks who play putt putt are considered "golfers."
08-16-20, 07:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,064
Posted By shelbyfv

Might be worth rethinking some of your criteria,...

Might be worth rethinking some of your criteria, seems random and half baked. Chain guard, Schrader valves? Most cyclists aren't interested in that. Learn more about bikes and you'll better...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,590
Posted By WhyFi

Drafty by Nature

If you ain't never been to the ghetto Sheridan Road
Don't ever come to the ghetto Sheridan Road
'Cause you wouldn't understand the ghetto Sheridan Road
So stay the **** out of the ghetto off of...
07-23-20, 07:58 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 5,899
Posted By shelbyfv

The seat cluster on the Strawberry is beautiful! ...

The seat cluster on the Strawberry is beautiful! The massive headtube extension and stem and the unique bar angle and shifter placement point to some unfortunate body issues, for sure. You have to...
07-23-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,141
Posted By Koyote

I like his Bon Jon Pass tires, but Jan Heine and...

I like his Bon Jon Pass tires, but Jan Heine and the scientific method have only a passing acquaintance. I would take his conclusions with a large grain of salt.
07-10-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,361
Posted By velopig

This thread is why you don't turn to forums like...

This thread is why you don't turn to forums like this. Basically the three standard responses for everything is;

1. You are screwed and got screwed, this thing is a death trap caused by a massive...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,633
Posted By WhyFi

fify :p

fify

:p
07-02-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,344
Posted By HD3andMe

Having ridden a number of carbon frames on and...

Having ridden a number of carbon frames on and off-road over the years (still do) and having used a bunch of carbon wheels, bars, stems, seat posts, forks, etc. over the years, all of this hand...
07-02-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,344
Posted By badger1

fify

fify
07-02-20, 12:46 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 6,344
Posted By Trakhak

Apparently slightly less famously, it was the...

Apparently slightly less famously, it was the aluminum steerer tube of Hincapie's fork that broke, after a previous hard fall.

Equal amusement can be had by looking up "broken steel bike" and...
07-01-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 13,232
Posted By Kapusta

That right there is sig worthy :lol:

That right there is sig worthy :lol:
06-30-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 13,232
Posted By caloso

I'm guessing some of the riders on this thread...

I'm guessing some of the riders on this thread never sprint. Or climb steep hills. Or ride over rough ground. Or sprint up steep hills with rough ground (that's for the crossers).

I guess if you...
06-30-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 13,232
Posted By pdlamb

And then did you wake up?

And then did you wake up?
06-30-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 13,232
Posted By rosefarts

Of all the things that didn't happen, this didn't...

Of all the things that didn't happen, this didn't happen the most.
06-30-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 13,232
Posted By caloso

You know what’s really inefficient? Having your...

You know what’s really inefficient? Having your foot come off the pedal unexpectedly.
06-30-20, 05:29 AM
Replies: 213
Views: 13,232
Posted By Ironfish653

Are we doing this again? Seems like every...

Are we doing this again?

Seems like every few months somebody discovers a ‘ Hidden Truth’ about clipless pedals to confirm their preference for flats, and the rest of us are either industry dupes,...
06-26-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,352
Posted By Tacoenthusiast

Well heck good thing you caught the reflector...

Well heck good thing you caught the reflector issue!!! Don't want to send your son off to a life of crime and lawlessness
06-26-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 14,475
Posted By PoorInRichfield

Curious as to why you'd be interested in Chro-Mo?...

Curious as to why you'd be interested in Chro-Mo? It's still very alive and well in BMX bikes, probably because it's tough. However, I have no desire to return to Chro-Mo frames for road biking,...
06-20-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,030
Posted By Ross520

There's a huge variety of purpose-made cycling...

There's a huge variety of purpose-made cycling gloves out there, some at extremely affordable prices...

It's perplexing to me why you can't just select something that's readily available and...
06-16-20, 05:07 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 10,069
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Tell me again, which phone not only allows 14...

Tell me again, which phone not only allows 14 hours of screen-on-time...but will not suffer image permanence, AKA burn-in, from doing so?

Which phone will survive a bike crash on the handlebars,...
06-13-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,977
Posted By shelbyfv

Do you have a calendar app that reminds you when...

Do you have a calendar app that reminds you when it's time to re-post this? It could use a tweak....:rolleyes:
06-11-20, 09:31 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,010
Posted By njkayaker

It's really clear that you are new to this stuff....

It's really clear that you are new to this stuff.

What's odd is you talking like you know about the stuff you aren't clear about.

The sensors that attach to the frame are about 3 years old.
...
06-09-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 610
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Oops, I thought they were looking for a better...

Oops, I thought they were looking for a better fork for the Hard Rock.
06-06-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,527
Posted By Pugs2xLove

You lost me at "racists and fascists." Can't even...

You lost me at "racists and fascists." Can't even have a meaningful debate without those two words being thrown around on a whim.
06-06-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,527
Posted By CAT7RDR

Look up strawman argument in a dictionary so you...

Look up strawman argument in a dictionary so you understand your style of irrational thoughts. Insults but no substance. Tell me you have more than insults?
06-06-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,527
Posted By Paul Barnard

Fuji assigns the failures of a few to a...

Fuji assigns the failures of a few to a population as a whole.
06-05-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,700
Posted By indyfabz

Uncorrect. Actions like this by private citizens...

Uncorrect. Actions like this by private citizens cannot form the basis of a civll rights claim. You need government action (e.g., police action) or something like the actions of an employer that...
05-20-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 11,008
Posted By Kapusta

It rarely comes up with steel.... or CF, or Al. ...

It rarely comes up with steel.... or CF, or Al.

Steel, CF and AL will all last long enough to essentially be "forever". 99% of frames of any type will be retired for other reasons before they fail...
05-20-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 11,008
Posted By Kapusta

Almost nobody repairs a cracked steel frame these...

Almost nobody repairs a cracked steel frame these days. And in reality, almost nobody ever did in the old days, either.
04-26-20, 01:20 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,324
Posted By smashndash

Absolutely disgusting. I could never EVER climb 1...

Absolutely disgusting. I could never EVER climb 1 foot up a hill if I knew I wouldn’t be allowed to rail the descent.
04-25-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 11,523
Posted By billridesbikes

Everyone knows that thread is measured in deniers.

Everyone knows that thread is measured in deniers.
04-22-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 11,523
Posted By Bah Humbug

I love the metric debate. The other...

I love the metric debate.

The other countries in the world that claim to be metric aren't, at least not in the way people banging on about how America needs to metricize think they are. Let that...
04-16-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,051
Posted By indyfabz

:roflmao2:I’d opine, but I would probably get a...

:roflmao2:I’d opine, but I would probably get a point.
04-16-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,051
Posted By Koyote

As an economics professor, I am accustomed to...

As an economics professor, I am accustomed to reading essays which demonstrate no understanding of...economics. But this one really deserves some kind of award.
04-16-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,051
Posted By krecik

Agreed. To the OP: When someone gives...

Agreed.

To the OP:

When someone gives up time to seek out a deal, inspect it, pay for it, deliver it back to their house, clean it, service it (more paying), take nice pictures of it and write...
04-15-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,182
Posted By Rogerogeroge

OMG, that's hilarious! Look how much that BB...

OMG, that's hilarious! Look how much that BB spindle sticks out on the drive side. Is the BB dished? What's the Q-factor, about 3 feet?

He's in the middle chain ring and there's quite a bit of...
04-15-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 10,051
Posted By indyfabz

Maybe they are taking cheap bikes and fitting...

Maybe they are taking cheap bikes and fitting them with shiny bars that can’t possibly be aluminum. Probably ti. That would justify inflated prices.
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