Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

 
Search: Posts Made By: Lemond1985
Showing results 1 to 50 of 64
Search took 0.01 seconds.
Forum: Foo
06-17-19, 06:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,659
Posted By Lemond1985

I have been deathly afraid to post this thread...

I have been deathly afraid to post this thread for the following reasons;

1.) Bike Forums, I am informed by at least one mod, is now a “family friendly” message board.

2.) Three’s Company was...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 301,886
Posted By Lemond1985

Sequoia National Forest, California. ...

Sequoia National Forest, California.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1280x720/1_4386f457a2d7c279138861c8862ca95c33d30b07.png
...
05-20-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,097
Posted By Lemond1985

The Brits have been building and riding quality...

The Brits have been building and riding quality bikes much longer than Americans, They were decades ahead of us.

I love my '76 Competition. It was fixie for a while, then a 700x35 gravel bike, and...
05-20-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 542
Posted By Lemond1985

QUILL: ...

QUILL:

http://www.racerrosabicycles.co.uk/images/017_stem_3TTT_BIG.jpg

QUINN:

https://bestofthe80s.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/screen-shot-2011-05-29-at-11-41-57-pm.png
05-20-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 7,396
Posted By Lemond1985

So the Amgen 2019 Tour of California, For...

So the Amgen 2019 Tour of California, For Dummies, should read something like:

"Tadej Pogacar attacked decisively on Mt. Baldy, and won the race."
...
05-20-19, 12:21 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,735
Posted By Lemond1985

Or you can simplify it down to, "Lance broke the...

Or you can simplify it down to, "Lance broke the rules, therefore he's guilty." It's not a very sophisticated POV, but it's completely accurate statement of fact and can't be disproven.
05-20-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,735
Posted By Lemond1985

It sounds a little like the numbers of people on...

It sounds a little like the numbers of people on the freeway speeding at any given moment. In my area, ~98%. The number getting ticketed once per year or more, probably 1 or 2 percent.

Doesn't...
05-20-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,097
Posted By Lemond1985

Good read.

Good read.
05-20-19, 10:36 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,242
Posted By Lemond1985

You'll be eager to get back on the bike again...

You'll be eager to get back on the bike again tomorrow, that's worth a lot. Compare that some awful ride where you have multiple mechanicals, crashes, and flats, get rained on, honked at, cramped,...
05-20-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,097
Posted By Lemond1985

Does that mean Bamboo is **** You? ...

Does that mean Bamboo is **** You?

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-5rlcBffaHPM/Te72kaT_pKI/AAAAAAAAADc/Ve0x8EKCiYw/s1600/bamboo2_1455249c.jpg
Forum: Touring
05-20-19, 09:42 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 5,099
Posted By Lemond1985

Well, there is a school of thought that says diet...

Well, there is a school of thought that says diet has no effect on plaque. And as evidence supporting the theory, there are people on zero-fat diets that still get plaque deposits. If the plaque...
05-20-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,613
Posted By Lemond1985

I used Spraymax 2k clear on a bare metal Miyata...

I used Spraymax 2k clear on a bare metal Miyata last January. Still holding up w/o rust. Very happy with the fast drying times and lack of drips. Not even I could screw up a paint job with that...
05-20-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,097
Posted By Lemond1985

Steel doesn't beat you up on long rides the way...

Steel doesn't beat you up on long rides the way stiffer aluminum and CF frames do. Anytime I'm on my bike more that 3 hours or so, I prefer a steel frame, for comfort.

Performance-wise, I will...
05-19-19, 03:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,814
Posted By Lemond1985

I bought one today, it's heavier than I expected,...

I bought one today, it's heavier than I expected, and the price is good. Have not assembled it yet.

I really didn't even need it, it was just such a good deal I felt obligated to buy one.
05-19-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,411
Posted By Lemond1985

Tacoma was coming from cyclist's left, correct? ...

Tacoma was coming from cyclist's left, correct?

Some people think it's safe to run stop signs or red lights that they'd stop for if they were in their car. I have never understood this. I ride my...
05-19-19, 10:41 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 4,602
Posted By Lemond1985

The next plan is handing out free money to people...

The next plan is handing out free money to people ("Universal Basic Income") so that they no longer need to get up in the morning and go to work at all, easing or eliminating traffic congestion....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-19, 09:44 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,712
Posted By Lemond1985

Letting the roads crumble here has become a form...

Letting the roads crumble here has become a form of virtue signalling, it shows you're "down with the struggle" to get everyone out of their cars and onto trains and buses (and limos for the rich...
05-19-19, 09:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,614
Posted By Lemond1985

I have settled on this position too, after many...

I have settled on this position too, after many years of trial and error.

Rode yesterday with the saddle pointed slightly downward, and discovered something. When I do that it eliminates the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-19, 11:46 PM
Replies: 2,158
Views: 301,886
Posted By Lemond1985

CA 245 near Drum Valley. Subliminal message...

CA 245 near Drum Valley. Subliminal message alert!

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0784_792994c65f5306b86c9fad541e8d2ee4cbc97ffd.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,712
Posted By Lemond1985

Yes, I get far less flats running a slower, but...

Yes, I get far less flats running a slower, but more durable tire. Might be difficult to believe, but I find that it's true.

And yes, the roads have gotten worse, not necessarily due to more glass...
05-16-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 552
Posted By Lemond1985

Salmon can swim upstream, slowing digestion times...

Salmon can swim upstream, slowing digestion times yet further. ;)

OP, I found a good deal on New York steaks a while back, but didn't want to freeze them, so they were all cooked at once, and I...
05-16-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 512
Posted By Lemond1985

I just replaced a bent 8 speed RSX RD with an...

I just replaced a bent 8 speed RSX RD with an Altus one a couple weeks ago. The Altus shifts great, takes a 34t cassette and was only $20. My only gripe is it's a little heavy, but for $20, I won't...
Forum: Touring
05-15-19, 11:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 832
Posted By Lemond1985

What's the dog's FTP? I assume he will be the...

What's the dog's FTP? I assume he will be the stoker? :D
05-15-19, 09:14 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,586
Posted By Lemond1985

And the fact you are the only one who finds irony...

And the fact you are the only one who finds irony in the story, IS IN ITSELF IRONIC.
05-15-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,513
Posted By Lemond1985

Not everyone has the potential to complete a time...

Not everyone has the potential to complete a time trial at a 31 mph average speed. Fewer still are willing to train hard enough to reach that level. And even then, they have this ability for only a...
05-15-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,546
Posted By Lemond1985

http://www.theurbancountry.com/wp-content/uploads/...

http://www.theurbancountry.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/621.jpg

"Rice. It's what's for dinner."
05-14-19, 07:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,347
Posted By Lemond1985

Agreed. Right off the bat, half are not even...

Agreed. Right off the bat, half are not even riding on the correct side of the street. And geez, some of the maneuvers I see people pull in order to avoid using the left turn lane, wow. Running...
05-14-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,614
Posted By Lemond1985

Nose down equals numb hands. And ass skin...

Nose down equals numb hands. And ass skin abrasions from pushing yourself back on the seat 10,000 times per hundred miles.
05-14-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,723
Posted By Lemond1985

OP needs a seat post like this one. Miles of...

OP needs a seat post like this one. Miles of setback on that thing, I'm tempted to buy this bike just for the post.

https://images.craigslist.org/00H0H_k5760RVy60D_1200x900.jpg
05-14-19, 05:38 AM
Replies: 400
Views: 21,137
Posted By Lemond1985

It was discovered to be a mis-translation, the...

It was discovered to be a mis-translation, the actual command was to "multiply like Rabbis".
05-14-19, 05:27 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,586
Posted By Lemond1985

She should have looked a third time? JUDGE:...

She should have looked a third time?

JUDGE: "I would note for the record, that the defendant's pickup truck is almost as tall as MY pickup truck. He clearly couldn't see the young lady, case...
05-13-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 4,919
Posted By Lemond1985

"Oooooh! I wouldn't take that, if I were you....

"Oooooh! I wouldn't take that, if I were you. Leave his Mom's derailleur outta this. Especially her rear derailleur." :D
Forum: Foo
05-12-19, 09:20 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 716
Posted By Lemond1985

"I am not a number! I am a free man!" :lol: ...

"I am not a number! I am a free man!" :lol:

Re Mod Squad, I would have commented, except nothing ever happened on that show, "Hogan's Heroes" had more action scenes. There was much better TV being...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-19, 08:51 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 15,712
Posted By Lemond1985

At home, 5 minutes. By the side of a busy road,...

At home, 5 minutes. By the side of a busy road, about half a day usually. :(
05-11-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,786
Posted By Lemond1985

People that try to actually answer the question...

People that try to actually answer the question posed in a given thread get little respect around here. There's a familiar pattern.

OP: * posts specific question *

Responder: * answers the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 5,855
Posted By Lemond1985

It was interesting how much respect Jacques...

It was interesting how much respect Jacques Anquetil had in this thread, compared to the Bicycling article from 1969 posted over at C&V.

How he won five Tours despite being "a poor sprinter" and...
05-10-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 400
Views: 21,137
Posted By Lemond1985

I bet you'd love this movie, if you haven't seen...

I bet you'd love this movie, if you haven't seen it: :D

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=11&v=7R8UN9zGD04
05-06-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,786
Posted By Lemond1985

On a bike, you tend to run over whatever it is...

On a bike, you tend to run over whatever it is you're looking at. If I came around a corner and saw that, my natural reaction would be, "Holy $&#@! That's a gnarly pothole!" And I would need to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 09:08 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,781
Posted By Lemond1985

Time to start stockpiling, ahead of the impending...

Time to start stockpiling, ahead of the impending high tariffs against China! A meal of Chinese food is not complete without a couple of these.
...
05-06-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,258
Posted By Lemond1985

Could be a "micro" bike boom. The first warm...

Could be a "micro" bike boom.

The first warm days of the year always draw out a few people on weekends, the ones who have been patiently waiting months (or years) for "the perfect 72 degree day...
05-05-19, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 760
Posted By Lemond1985

You're gonna be biking over Amanpour? Use wide...

You're gonna be biking over Amanpour? Use wide tires. And bring some ear protection, definitely.

http://imglogo.podbean.com/dir-logo/239541/239541_300x300.jpg
05-05-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,704
Posted By Lemond1985

I bought two of those by accident, can't figure...

I bought two of those by accident, can't figure out how to use them. When I ordered them, I thought they were a cheaper replacement for the Kool Stop tire bead jack, but they're totally different,...
05-02-19, 03:47 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,566
Posted By Lemond1985

It clearly was dog-say evidence, any good dogbite...

It clearly was dog-say evidence, any good dogbite lawyer could have objected, and had the canine jury ordered to disregard it.
05-02-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 311
Views: 16,128
Posted By Lemond1985

* writes a letter to Congressman demanding...

* writes a letter to Congressman demanding legislation requiring that cyclists ride with a full film crew at all times *
05-01-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,414
Posted By Lemond1985

I was not impressed with their service (slow)...

I was not impressed with their service (slow) their quality (average) or their prices (ridiculous). But for a lot of decals, they're the only place you can get them, for now anyway, hopefully that...
05-01-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 532
Posted By Lemond1985

I think we all need practice crashing and falling...

I think we all need practice crashing and falling down occasionally, to stay in practice and prove we can still take a fall without getting hurt. Falls cripple a lot elderly people, and I suspect...
04-30-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,199
Posted By Lemond1985

"Some day a real rain will come, and wash away...

"Some day a real rain will come, and wash away all the dog walkers, joggers, smiling well-adjusted nuclear families, fake fitness dweebs, blacked-out riders, and head to toe high vis with three tail...
04-29-19, 08:52 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,014
Posted By Lemond1985

I get fewer people honking at me when I'm riding...

I get fewer people honking at me when I'm riding in street clothes, for some reason. Maybe they give me "street cred", I just don't know.
04-28-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,721
Posted By Lemond1985

Trying to make sitting on a bike more like...

Trying to make sitting on a bike more like sitting in a chair results in failure every time it's tried, it just puts more pressure on the butt and back, less pressure on the hands, and closes up the...
04-27-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,526
Posted By Lemond1985

Too bad there's no dipstick on the prostate, so...

Too bad there's no dipstick on the prostate, so that you could check and see if the fluid needs to be changed.
Showing results 1 to 50 of 64
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service

Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.