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Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

In fairness, this year more than ever I assume...

In fairness, this year more than ever I assume people are trying to look forward to the holidays and the end of the year as much as possible. Is anyone really excited for this October?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

Show your work.

Show your work.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

I would contend that's much rarer than preferring...

I would contend that's much rarer than preferring the music of your youth. And I'd wager a shrink would find that your preferences have mainly to do with subjective factors of the emotions the songs...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,287
Posted By Bah Humbug

When you start riding, it's quite easy.

When you start riding, it's quite easy.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,287
Posted By Bah Humbug

​​​​​​ I know you know there is a Team Cupcake....

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I know you know there is a Team Cupcake. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,351
Posted By Bah Humbug

I'm even in that scenario, but not because of...

I'm even in that scenario, but not because of spinning out - there's a limit to sensible speed on my routes. The bike weight doesn't do it though; the uphills aren't what have to be slowed down. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 447
Posted By Bah Humbug

What are you looking to get out of this thread?

What are you looking to get out of this thread?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

That, and the music we find meaningful is what...

That, and the music we find meaningful is what speaks and connects to us. I find most of Coldplay boring, but... Clocks is on the playlist at COTA. Ripping down the front straight with that playing...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

I'm at the point I'm not sure there is...

I'm at the point I'm not sure there is objectively-good music, or musical taste.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

Kudos! Iím still a little under half of that....

Kudos! Iím still a little under half of that. Which is still more than 50% up from any previous year.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 931
Posted By Bah Humbug

I'm not even a good bike handler (barely rode...

I'm not even a good bike handler (barely rode outside before this year) and I ride Jet 6+s in all conditions, including on the P2 at COTA with the wind sweeping across the plains. As said, with...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

People talk it up, but even the new version...

People talk it up, but even the new version appears to be less reliable and accurate about delivering the training load to your legs, for a 40% price premium. Thatíd get you a premade rocker plate...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

My H1 is great; until I killed the belt it was...

My H1 is great; until I killed the belt it was dead reliable and Saris support was good. The Kickr(1) I had was less good in basically all ways, including reliability, and theyíve had more issues...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

Gloomy morning, and the cleaners are coming any...

Gloomy morning, and the cleaners are coming any minute so it was just a non-Strava walk. Lihhr aprinkle anyway. Tomorrow morning looks good fortunately.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 04:58 AM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

And now I get banner ads for cruise ships.

And now I get banner ads for cruise ships.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 372
Posted By Bah Humbug

I don't see how, when gluing a tire, he'd be able...

I don't see how, when gluing a tire, he'd be able to know what was happening inside the rim. I also don't know how he could get a nipple or stone or whatever in there either, so I'm stumped.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

Oh and WhyFi - had a long-ish meeting today and...

Oh and WhyFi - had a long-ish meeting today and used a 140-grit diamond plate to work up a good lather on my Khao Men, then put an edge on my Kuro Kumo using only that. Not the greatest edge, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

That is still "hardly anyone" relative to the...

That is still "hardly anyone" relative to the number of people on boats and ships, especially compared to previous centuries. And hopefully they could be resupplied from shore; otherwise they'd have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

Scurvy isn't really an issue until 2-3 months...

Scurvy isn't really an issue until 2-3 months pass. Hardly anyone is at sea that long these days.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,538
Posted By Bah Humbug

So the whole purpose of a forum is to be...

So the whole purpose of a forum is to be judgmental? Because that's what I meant, as I think you know.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

Ask him to explain.

Ask him to explain.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

And we know it's not because I'm sturdier in the...

And we know it's not because I'm sturdier in the face of cold.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

As always, YMMV - your "relatively narrow window"...

As always, YMMV - your "relatively narrow window" is my "all winter".
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 6,538
Posted By Bah Humbug

What if you just don't give an eff what other...

What if you just don't give an eff what other people do on their bikes?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

It is. However, a lot of the people who wanted a...

It is. However, a lot of the people who wanted a commuter or casual-use bike didn't already have one, and those people are much less likely to buy now than 2-3 months ago. Ditto people looking to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

Well and that's how it'll be for a lot of the...

Well and that's how it'll be for a lot of the northern hemisphere. "Oh you can sell me a bike now, in late September? Thanks so much! That's very helpful after a summer of NOT HAVING IT."
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

Those look like Duals and Werves, whatever those...

Those look like Duals and Werves, whatever those are. Not the Madone, Domane, or Emonda.

The other question is, does the supply meet the demand, or will the market absorb this and go back to a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

Not actively raining, but very wet. More fake...

Not actively raining, but very wet. More fake miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 05:18 AM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

Seems like a tight track for them.

Seems like a tight track for them.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

It does seem to be worse than a week or a month...

It does seem to be worse than a week or a month ago. Maybe it is just me, but seems particularly combative out there.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

Is it just me, or is the 41 heading into a bit of...

Is it just me, or is the 41 heading into a bit of a trough, attitude-wise?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 947
Posted By Bah Humbug

That was the tone of the original threads, yes. ...

That was the tone of the original threads, yes. Well spotted.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,351
Posted By Bah Humbug

Good.. so we agree.. there aren't any absolutes.....

Good.. so we agree.. there aren't any absolutes.. and to tell everybody that they're "wrong" is just flat-out wrong.[/QUOTE]

Oh there are absolutes. And that last bit is quite ironic.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

I was just thinking that...

I was just thinking that...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,351
Posted By Bah Humbug

No, you're wrong. I'm just supposing, that...

No, you're wrong. I'm just supposing, that unlike yourself, some riders' goals when they go for a ride are different than yours - which apparently is to have the highest Total Suffer Score in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,287
Posted By Bah Humbug

That has what to do with being all bothered about...

That has what to do with being all bothered about how other people are riding?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,351
Posted By Bah Humbug

You're presenting false antecedents and expecting...

You're presenting false antecedents and expecting us to accept the conclusions therefrom.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,828
Posted By Bah Humbug

Yes - if a track bike can go through conditions...

Yes - if a track bike can go through conditions and remain functional while a road bike goes through those same conditions and does not remain functional, the road bike is weaker. If an added...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,828
Posted By Bah Humbug

How do they rank on general traffic deaths?

How do they rank on general traffic deaths?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,351
Posted By Bah Humbug

Attempting to force a narrow question (with the...

Attempting to force a narrow question (with the knowledge that you'll expand it) is a transparent tactic.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

But why let facts get in the way of a good joke?

But why let facts get in the way of a good joke?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 1,828
Posted By Bah Humbug

Man thatís like twice in a week someone thinks...

Man thatís like twice in a week someone thinks itís a good idea to come at rubiksovalís cycling.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

- I wish wish wish I were an NFL player with...

-

I wish wish wish I were an NFL player with a big Twitter following - I'd tweet that on a Tuesday (lowercase "e" earth...). Then, when asked publicly, I'd ask them how they could possibly insult...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

Wow you got it bad.

Wow you got it bad.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

It actually rotates around the barycenter (LAJ -...

It actually rotates around the barycenter (LAJ - two-fer?) of the Earth-sun system. Which is inside the sun, yes, but not at the center, and not the same thing. :geek:

#pedantry...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,106
Posted By Bah Humbug

I doubt you'll be unable to get 23s, but you may...

I doubt you'll be unable to get 23s, but you may likely be unable to get the 23s you want.

Personally, I just wish road bike manufacturers would stop making them tight to exactly what's...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

How so? They close off the light hardcore....

How so? They close off the light hardcore. Theyíre also quieter than blinds. And theyíre durable. And look awesome.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

Plantation shutters or no sale.

Plantation shutters or no sale.
09-21-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3,138
Views: 305,130
Posted By Bah Humbug

Oh boy.

Oh boy.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 6,939
Views: 91,920
Posted By Bah Humbug

Fake miles because of the “storm”, which isn’t...

Fake miles because of the “storm”, which isn’t hitting yet. Could have been real. Eff.
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