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09-21-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 336
Posted By HD3andMe

"Verdict: Are Trek Bikes Made in the...

"Verdict: Are Trek Bikes Made in the USA?Unfortunately, there are no more Trek bikes that are fully made in the USA. They used to produce a small number of bikes in their U.S. facilities in Waterloo...
09-20-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 473
Posted By HD3andMe

WTH is a "regular" bike?

WTH is a "regular" bike?
09-17-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 874
Posted By HD3andMe

I agree and your Flume experience is a perfect...

I agree and your Flume experience is a perfect example. Underbiking can make super boring trails more fun.



Yes, a gravel bike is more fun on the road climb to the Flume, the ho hum Flume...
09-16-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,288
Posted By HD3andMe

That's clearly the fault of the person who forced...

That's clearly the fault of the person who forced you to continue to read, and participate in, a thread that causes you distress.

Hopefully you find them and hold them to account.
09-16-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 674
Posted By HD3andMe

Yikes. If there's a single number on the...

Yikes.

If there's a single number on the sidewall, it's max pressure. There's no way for a manufacturer to recommend a single pressure since there are so many variables. It would be crazy to run...
09-16-20, 11:05 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,419
Posted By HD3andMe

How did you determine that the scratch marks that...

How did you determine that the scratch marks that you allegedly saw were caused by using a hanging-style rack?

9/14 flashback: If you use a tray rack, the frame isn't marked up. Hence his question.
09-15-20, 09:51 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,419
Posted By HD3andMe

THAT IS SO SCARY!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I would...

THAT IS SO SCARY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I would definitely pull a GlennR and cower a few bus lengths behind just to be safe.
09-15-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 674
Posted By HD3andMe

Proper tire pressure depends on: -Rider...

Proper tire pressure depends on:


-Rider weight

-tire size

-id of the rim

-tubes or tubeless
09-15-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,419
Posted By HD3andMe

This was lost in Glenn's firehose of nonsense...

This was lost in Glenn's firehose of nonsense yesterday, but it's the funniest part of the whole thing.





Where has Glenn seen all of these frames that have been marked up by hitch racks if...
09-14-20, 08:55 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 9,514
Posted By HD3andMe

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1103x1154/118158407_10220988609638290_2567556413856191229_o_4eba345248f903d6ca56b3d5be3db296c1d9763e.jpg
09-14-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,419
Posted By HD3andMe

I see past/through my rack just fine. In all...

I see past/through my rack just fine. In all states it's illegal to jay walk. See how that works?

I also understand that a simple tap can't damage a bike.... even a steel bike, or a bunch of...
09-14-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,419
Posted By HD3andMe

Now use your Google fingers to figure out the...

Now use your Google fingers to figure out the cause of the vast majority of rear end collision is. Hint: it's not obscured tail lights, it rhymes with "mistracted mriving."

You're not very good at...
09-14-20, 07:04 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,419
Posted By HD3andMe

You need to find someone that can explain what...

You need to find someone that can explain what "anecdotal" means.
09-14-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,419
Posted By HD3andMe

Your Chicken Little act is amusing. In the...

Your Chicken Little act is amusing.

In the real world, it's exceedingly rare for folks to be stopped. It's not a valid concern.

Again, in the real world where many folks travel with more than...
09-14-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,288
Posted By HD3andMe

Yeah, I ignored that because it depends on which...

Yeah, I ignored that because it depends on which "modern road racing bike" you use as your benchmark. The clearance varies by brand and model.

Again, even though you doubt/can't comprehend that...
09-14-20, 10:47 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 2,419
Posted By HD3andMe

If you use a tray rack, the frame isn't marked...

If you use a tray rack, the frame isn't marked up. Hence his question.
09-12-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 804
Posted By HD3andMe

That's hilarious. Then I saw that you're on a...

That's hilarious. Then I saw that you're on a recumbent.

Which explains so much.
09-12-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,684
Posted By HD3andMe

That debate is relegated to a separate sub-forum...

That debate is relegated to a separate sub-forum called Cart Advocacy & Safety where the cart return and anti-cart return folks rehash the same arguments ad nauseam. And where folks go to share their...
09-12-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,684
Posted By HD3andMe

20 years of ownership and waves are infrequent....

20 years of ownership and waves are infrequent. Maybe once a month.

Never once have I wanted to stop and chat with another owner. That would be odd.
09-11-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 4,460
Posted By HD3andMe

This. And the fact that climate change has...

This.

And the fact that climate change has contributed to the fire season in California now being 105 days longer than it was in the 70s.

The 120 million or so dead trees due to the bark...
09-11-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,540
Posted By HD3andMe

But you're still stuck with a 'bent or a...

But you're still stuck with a 'bent or a tricycle. That would really suck.
09-10-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,184
Posted By HD3andMe

I don't understand this. There's no need to...

I don't understand this. There's no need to perfect how to use plugs at home nor is there a hurdle to becoming "proficient."

Find puncture. Remove cap from plug tool. Push plug into tire. Remove...
09-09-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,184
Posted By HD3andMe

Carry a plug kit and next time you most likely...

Carry a plug kit and next time you most likely won't have to add a tube or reseat the bead.
...
09-09-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 703
Posted By HD3andMe

This is one of the many reasons that bells are...

This is one of the many reasons that bells are simply obsolete.

http://youtu.be/K4N-1x0_-n0
09-08-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,595
Posted By HD3andMe

Confirmed: always be suspect of people that are...

Confirmed: always be suspect of people that are over-the-top matchy-matchy.
...
09-04-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,540
Posted By HD3andMe

That's where the disconnect is here. What...

That's where the disconnect is here.

What you deem to be advice from "expert riders" is simply normal folks sharing basic information about braking.
09-04-20, 09:18 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,245
Posted By HD3andMe

While a recumbent is a different flavor of...

While a recumbent is a different flavor of bicycle, albeit limited in its use, it doesn't meet the previous definition because they apparently do not upset certain tricycle-loving octogenarian types.
09-03-20, 09:43 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,245
Posted By HD3andMe

Here's an apt definition: A pedal-driven,...

Here's an apt definition:

A pedal-driven, single-track vehicle, having two wheels attached to a frame, one behind the other, that upsets certain tricycle-piloting octogenarian types.
09-03-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 566
Posted By HD3andMe

Age is just a number.

http://youtu.be/GMubzc9y308
09-03-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,540
Posted By HD3andMe

This is not an equipment issue but rather an...

This is not an equipment issue but rather an experience/technique issue.
09-02-20, 06:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 507
Posted By HD3andMe

I used my mouse to skip through so I only had to...

I used my mouse to skip through so I only had to endure 20 seconds or so.

Except for the poor quality, shaky video and the slow riding on mundane, really wide trails, it was really good.
08-31-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 744
Posted By HD3andMe

A much better way to judge the amount of sealant...

A much better way to judge the amount of sealant is to simply remove the valve core and use a zip tie as a dipstick.
08-30-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 548
Posted By HD3andMe

This is user error. Sealant only works up to a...

This is user error. Sealant only works up to a certain point. If the puncture is big enough you need to pend the extra minute and plug it.

if you want to go crazy, you can also patch the inside of...
08-26-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,295
Posted By HD3andMe

Just remember that simply being old doesn't mean...

Just remember that simply being old doesn't mean that someone has relevant experience.

See the first post in this very thread for many examples of this phenomenon.
08-25-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,141
Posted By HD3andMe

This thread: ...

This thread:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/700x420/rydabent_95d44440b5bd74d31b21effbc948b2a48b1bfee1.jpg
08-22-20, 09:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 405
Posted By HD3andMe

My mistake. I did not realize I was replying...

My mistake.

I did not realize I was replying to a parody account.

The "mtb addict" should have been a dead giveaway.
08-22-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,103
Posted By HD3andMe

That's a really weird way of saying "ooops, I was...

That's a really weird way of saying "ooops, I was wrong, I don't know what the hell I'm talking about."

Also, tubeless bike tire setups have been around for 15+ years.

Pro tip: If you...
08-22-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 3,684
Posted By HD3andMe

Exactly, I always wave at my fellow grocery...

Exactly,

I always wave at my fellow grocery shoppers because we share a special connection.
08-21-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,295
Posted By HD3andMe

Yes, it would really suck to be trapped there in...

Yes, it would really suck to be trapped there in Flatasapanckaeistan, as I noted above.

I'll take thousands and thousand of miles trails and roads around here any day of the week:
...
08-21-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,295
Posted By HD3andMe

This is really great. The OP, who has...

This is really great.

The OP, who has falsely claimed that people are inordinately conditioned by advertising, replies with this Fox "News" talking point/ drivel and proves that he is inordinately...
08-20-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,295
Posted By HD3andMe

Speaking of experience, what is your experience...

Speaking of experience, what is your experience with all of these modern innovations that you decry? (reading and complaining about them don't count as experience, BTW)
08-19-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 263
Views: 9,295
Posted By HD3andMe

This is untethered from reality. The only...

This is untethered from reality.

The only thing that you did here was show that you lack the experience required to comment in any meaningful way about the progression of bicycle technology.
08-17-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,658
Posted By HD3andMe

This is untethered to reality.

This is untethered to reality.
08-15-20, 11:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 516
Posted By HD3andMe

You don't want a horn. You want a chicken. ...

You don't want a horn.

You want a chicken.

http://youtu.be/K4N-1x0_-n0
08-07-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,792
Posted By HD3andMe

There's no need to yell, darling. Yes, the...

There's no need to yell, darling.

Yes, the eyewitness account of the scene (including a van that was parked on the side of the street) is just someone's imagination. His imagination that is backed...
08-06-20, 07:55 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 7,016
Posted By HD3andMe

So. Much. Fear. (still)

So. Much. Fear.

(still)
08-03-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 7,016
Posted By HD3andMe

Nope, you're wrong again. When you claim...

Nope, you're wrong again.

When you claim that "it is almost negligent not to use current satellite tracking technology when out in isolated areas" along with your other fearful comments, you're...
08-03-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 7,016
Posted By HD3andMe

So. Much. Fear. Many folks have a more...

So. Much. Fear.

Many folks have a more realistic approach to life.

For instance, I spent four hours out of cell service riding on Saturday and three hours on Sunday. Like other normal folks,...
07-06-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,884
Posted By HD3andMe

You're going to be REALLY upset when you learn...

You're going to be REALLY upset when you learn that MTB bars have 35mm clamp areas too.
07-05-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 936
Posted By HD3andMe

Who is going to buy this guy a clue and let him...

Who is going to buy this guy a clue and let him know that you don't have to wear both?

And that it's perfectly legal to only use one ear bud.

And that you can still hear what's going on around...
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