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Forum: Foo
06-17-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 296
Posted By Steve B.

She had a paid ticket to Portland. The airline...

She had a paid ticket to Portland. The airline had a legal responsibility to get her to Portland. How hard is this ?
06-16-19, 05:56 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 385
Posted By greg3rd48

Happy Fatherís Day gentlemen! I spent a few hours...

Happy Fatherís Day gentlemen! I spent a few hours walking around Teatown Nature Preserve spotting frogs, snapping turtles, a water snake and a variety of birds with my two little ones and wife....
06-15-19, 07:40 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,217
Posted By Jrasero

no negative PR just sharing my experience. I...

no negative PR just sharing my experience. I don't expect any of you to do anything but read this if you want to. But telling people not to support my post or for me not to post is rude. I...
06-15-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,217
Posted By Jrasero

So what with the attitude? So I am going to...

So what with the attitude? So I am going to press charges against some immigrant who probably doesn't have the means to higher a lawyer. No offense but as a Korean American I am not out to get...
06-15-19, 06:37 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,083
Posted By MikeyMK

A battery, a motor, and a recharge generator. My...

A battery, a motor, and a recharge generator. My days of struggling up hills, only to waste it all coasting/braking down hills, are over.

I also start my journey ten mins earlier, so i can go...
06-14-19, 12:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 608
Posted By gus6464

GRX yo!

Shimano sponsored our local XC race series this week and they had GRX on display. It's your standard stuff but the shifters are what's the best part. They are small and have ridges on them for grip....
06-13-19, 06:40 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,228
Posted By Fahrenheit531

Parrafin.

Parrafin.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 05:08 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,198
Posted By HTupolev

Do not do this. The spring rate of a wheel...

Do not do this.

The spring rate of a wheel doesn't change significantly with spoke tension. In order to appreciably increase the compliance of a wheel, you'd need to basically run the spokes...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,198
Posted By Abe_Froman

Do NOT decrease spoke tension. Increasing comfort...

Do NOT decrease spoke tension. Increasing comfort by forcing what should be a static rim to bend is about the worst possible option. I'd put it about in the same category as using an electric grinder...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 01:36 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,198
Posted By Abe_Froman

Man those pressures seem awfully high IMO.. ...

Man those pressures seem awfully high IMO..

I'm 190lbs. I run gp4000s in 28mm generally at 70F/75R. I've ridden them down closer to 60psi as well and they honestly were fine (and comfy as all...
Forum: Commuting
06-13-19, 01:13 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 785
Posted By alan s

Upgrade your bike to disc brakes! Use a proper...

Upgrade your bike to disc brakes! Use a proper wheel builder! Use normal tires like the rest of us!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-19, 12:44 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 4,371
Posted By Marcus_Ti

I think even DCR is a bit tired of the paying...

I think even DCR is a bit tired of the paying Public Beta tester culture. Maybe DCR calling them out will change what they do. Some of the GPS products are much better maintained--their marine...
Forum: Commuting
06-12-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 785
Posted By groovestew

Looks like grease/grime on the rim is spreading...

Looks like grease/grime on the rim is spreading outward, not the other way around. Centripetal force and all.
06-11-19, 02:36 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,153
Posted By NeoY2k

Ordered a shockstop stem. Will give you my...

Ordered a shockstop stem. Will give you my review.

Though I am now pretty confident I messed up the bike geo, fitting a wrong fork, and maybe that a 74į head angle - on a burly straight fork -...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,198
Posted By ridethetown

4000 GP's aired down to 80/90? I used to ride...

4000 GP's aired down to 80/90? I used to ride the Vittoria Rubino Pro's until I got tired of replacing them. They wear quickly and aren't the most protective (you don't care and I never had much of...
06-10-19, 01:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By livedarklions

The idiocy of these faux debates is basically the...

The idiocy of these faux debates is basically the point I was making. I think we're on page one zillion of doubles vs. triples.
06-10-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 501
Posted By GlennR

Seriously... this is what things have come to? ...

Seriously... this is what things have come to?

Please stop posting stupid topics.
06-10-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,329
Posted By indyfabz

I'd rather not be associated with anything named...

I'd rather not be associated with anything named "Xpedo." But whatever floats your boat.
06-10-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,329
Posted By DHPflaumer

I know this is a fun jokey thread to counter our...

I know this is a fun jokey thread to counter our resident troll of the moment but...

I actually love the Shimano Saint pedals I bought winter of 2017/2018. I found them new for like $40 and they...
06-10-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,329
Posted By drlogik

I bought two pairs of Shimano XTR (SPD) pedals a...

I bought two pairs of Shimano XTR (SPD) pedals a couple of years ago at a good discount. Finest pedals I've ever owned...including my Campy pedals "back in the day". I ride them on my road bikes...
06-10-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,329
Posted By cyccommute

iSSi (the way that they advertise it) pedals have...

iSSi (the way that they advertise it) pedals have worked very well for me. I have them on at least 2 bikes and maybe 3 (I can remember) and have been using them for a few years now. I've found that...
06-10-19, 09:18 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,614
Posted By u235

Totally confused on what you did there..

Totally confused on what you did there..
06-10-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,614
Posted By trailangel

Why are you out in the left most part of the...

Why are you out in the left most part of the lane? It looked like you were encouraging the pickup to pass on the right?
You didn't do this to the gravel truck proceeding the pickup.... why not?...
06-10-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,614
Posted By rumrunn6

am I understanding what I'm seeing? :foo: he...

am I understanding what I'm seeing? :foo: he didn't understand that you were taking the lane & tried to pass you on the right, at which point you decided to stop him by moving right? (or did you not...
06-10-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,163
Posted By TimothyH

Beam torque wrenches are great but can't always...

Beam torque wrenches are great but can't always be used at an angle which makes reading the scale convenient.

Sometimes the bolt is just at an awkward angle and reading the scale is not even...
06-10-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,850
Posted By seamuis

Iíll say it again, you should be IP banned.

Iíll say it again, you should be IP banned.
06-10-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,850
Posted By livedarklions

So your strategy for "spicing up" this forum is...

So your strategy for "spicing up" this forum is to turn it into the Jon Bailey Biography Channel?


No thanks.

Quit starting stupid threads.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-09-19, 11:34 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 24,511
Posted By Seattle Forrest

Great name for a brake rotor.

Great name for a brake rotor.
06-09-19, 10:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,163
Posted By fietsbob

Harbor Freight is all about getting you cheap...

Harbor Freight is all about getting you cheap stuff, spend more money for better tools and be less disappointed..
06-09-19, 03:36 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,228
Posted By livedarklions

mkultra.

mkultra.
06-08-19, 11:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 753
Posted By Kedosto

You realize those two saddles are completely...

You realize those two saddles are completely different designs, yes? I don’t know of any other saddle that works in the same way as the Anatomica. Sure, there are plenty of saddles with cut-outs...
06-08-19, 08:06 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,228
Posted By MoAlpha

Our scientific understanding of addiction is...

Our scientific understanding of addiction is actually very advanced, but that hasn’t helped much with treatment.
Forum: Touring
06-08-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 606
Posted By spinnaker

My guess we will all be dead by the time it is...

My guess we will all be dead by the time it is finished so don't worry about it. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,283
Posted By carlos danger

lol! Well i for one, can say that discs have...

lol!

Well i for one, can say that discs have saved my life more than 5 times.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,246
Posted By carlos danger

All i can say is that before we had 100mm qr up...

All i can say is that before we had 100mm qr up front
130/135 out back. 135 was needed for disc.
there was 2 diffrent bb standards, ITA and BSA

Now we have 37 BB "standards", one crappier than...
06-08-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 690
Posted By TimothyH

GRX Technical Documents

Shimano has published technical documents for the GRX line

https://si.shimano.com

Not earth shattering news but melacholic analytics like me find it interesting and I'm seeing the components...
06-08-19, 11:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 952
Posted By fietsbob

bikes with the capacity to fit fat tires is the...

bikes with the capacity to fit fat tires is the first impact absorption step..
Forum: Road Cycling
06-08-19, 07:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,283
Posted By f4rrest

indeed.

indeed.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,246
Posted By indyfabz

htfu

htfu
Forum: Foo
06-07-19, 10:58 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,622
Posted By Seattle Forrest

The Case for Killing the Campfire

I know this is just asking for a flame war, but I'm going to carry the torch on this important issue.

The Case for Killing the Campfire...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,283
Posted By MattTheHat

No, disk pads are not made of asbestos. Some...

No, disk pads are not made of asbestos. Some automobile pads were...like 50 years ago.


-Matt
06-07-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 23,228
Posted By FiftySix

That's lame. You should have no fear broadcasting...

That's lame. You should have no fear broadcasting what this chain lube is.

Most of us deal with gasoline on a weekly basis filling up our cars, or even lawn equipment, which is more frequent than...
06-07-19, 04:09 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,654
Posted By livedarklions

Stop starting stupid threads.

Stop starting stupid threads.
06-07-19, 03:21 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,654
Posted By rayooo

Considering the very sizable amount of $$ I've...

Considering the very sizable amount of $$ I've pi$$ed away in my life at the ripe age of 66.... and I've been so very blessed to have it to pi$$ away. Spending $10k on a bike, considering all the...
06-07-19, 12:04 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,654
Posted By General Geoff

There are far more frivolous things to spend...

There are far more frivolous things to spend $10,000 on than a bicycle. Some people pay five figures for a diamond ring, or a Rolex watch, or a home theater.

If you spend lots of time on the...
06-06-19, 11:59 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,654
Posted By Darth Lefty

Money has gotten cheap, and bicycles got better.

Money has gotten cheap, and bicycles got better.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,283
Posted By GailT

Apparently your chain lube is going to kill you,...

Apparently your chain lube is going to kill you, so no need to worry about discs. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-19, 04:28 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,283
Posted By WhyFi

You don't sharpen knives, do you? Knife...

You don't sharpen knives, do you?

Knife edges meet at an angle. Brake pads are parallel to each other.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,283
Posted By dmanthree

Not so far

The pads don't reach the very edge, so no. Three years in and no sharp edges. That's why I can't believe any of the "hysteria" stories that usually follow this pattern:

Crash
Injury
I can't...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-19, 02:18 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,171
Posted By BluFalconActual

I’m waaaaaaay more excited that they are going to...

I’m waaaaaaay more excited that they are going to a threaded BB over a stupid helmet.
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