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07-11-20, 08:10 PM
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Posted By livedarklions

Mission?

Mission?
07-10-20, 11:01 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,020
Posted By livedarklions

Too much shaving.

Too much shaving.
07-10-20, 10:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 424
Posted By livedarklions

Mine are in my laundry room.

Mine are in my laundry room.
07-10-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 980
Posted By livedarklions

Guess I just imagined the couple of delivery guys...

Guess I just imagined the couple of delivery guys who just stepped right in front of me in exactly this scenario. Sorry, but I don't think the delivery driver is doing the same things as your work...
07-10-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 980
Posted By livedarklions

Wait, what? If you cross the vehicle in front,...

Wait, what? If you cross the vehicle in front, you can't look back in the lane where the traffic is coming from until you step into the lane. The truck blocks your view of the oncoming traffic. If...
07-10-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,539
Posted By livedarklions

You forgot the flat bar vs. drop arguments. ...

You forgot the flat bar vs. drop arguments.

Let's also not forget the other end of things where carbon, electronic shift, ebikes, bikes costing more than $3000, bikes costing more than $5000 and...
07-10-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,539
Posted By livedarklions

Bike horror fanfic. Now there's a thread topic!

Bike horror fanfic. Now there's a thread topic!
07-10-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,981
Posted By livedarklions

Cargo shorts are incredibly practical for long...

Cargo shorts are incredibly practical for long rides. I definitely wear them tight.
The only padding I wear is a pair of boxer shorts.
07-10-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,317
Views: 85,006
Posted By livedarklions

Next mission: Bartending school or barber college.

Next mission: Bartending school or barber college.
07-10-20, 03:13 PM
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Views: 85,006
Posted By livedarklions

Survivor: ...

Survivor:
https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/img_20200710_081732723_91fde25780da5419abaa17d34ed602c64acf7f84.jpg
Sewing machines and vacuum cleaners. Think they still...
07-10-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,539
Posted By livedarklions

I have a Serotta Atlanta and a 1995 Allez Pro,...

I have a Serotta Atlanta and a 1995 Allez Pro, both lugged steel frames. Shimano 600 on both--I'd fix you before I'd let you fixie either of them.
07-10-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,981
Posted By livedarklions

I don't wear jeans, but I've done lots of 150...

I don't wear jeans, but I've done lots of 150 mile rides in cargo shorts. What can I say, I'm a hardass.
07-10-20, 02:02 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,981
Posted By livedarklions

I think you should ride in whatever makes you...

I think you should ride in whatever makes you comfortable and you owe no one an explanation. A couple of us are responding to a poster who has been arguing nonsensically for years that upright bike...
07-10-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,981
Posted By livedarklions

My bike doesn't attack me as long as I keep...

My bike doesn't attack me as long as I keep repeating "Who's a good bike? You're a good bike! Good bike, good bike."
07-10-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,981
Posted By livedarklions

I'm sure you have very good reasons for wearing...

I'm sure you have very good reasons for wearing lycra when you do. I'm also pretty sure "protecting yourself from your bike" isn't one of them. Correct me if I'm wrong.
07-10-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,539
Posted By livedarklions

Brifters.. I like my '90s steel racing bikes.

Brifters.. I like my '90s steel racing bikes.
07-10-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,981
Posted By livedarklions

What is the bike supposed to do to us if we don't...

What is the bike supposed to do to us if we don't wear lycra? Call us names?

I wear cargo shorts. I don't believe I've ever worn lycra anything in my entire life.
07-10-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,539
Posted By livedarklions

My feelings when I see a bike like that is a mix...

My feelings when I see a bike like that is a mix of nostalgia because it's the kind of thing I used to ride and relief I don't have to ride it anymore.

I'm happy to see those kind of bikes get...
07-10-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,539
Posted By livedarklions

Twitter has automated insult comedy. Roasts are...

Twitter has automated insult comedy. Roasts are like standing in line for the bank teller.
07-10-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 980
Posted By livedarklions

Generally, I don't take blocking bike lanes...

Generally, I don't take blocking bike lanes terribly serious as I can look behind me to see if it's safe to shift over. What really bugs me is when the driver insists on getting back into his truck...
07-10-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,539
Posted By livedarklions

Not defensive, just a tad cranky. I probably...

Not defensive, just a tad cranky. I probably overreacted, but I'm just getting sick of the "everything is an argument" style of thread in these here parts.

I would probably hate riding that bike,...
07-10-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 499
Posted By livedarklions

Did the gas station have a security camera?

Did the gas station have a security camera?
07-10-20, 04:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 284
Posted By livedarklions

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=gxO758l7JVM

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=gxO758l7JVM
07-10-20, 04:28 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,539
Posted By livedarklions

It's been turned into the subject of a troll...

It's been turned into the subject of a troll thread?

Glad you like your bike, I don't get why saying I'd prefer to ride something else is declaring that bike "wrong."

Feel free to tell me to...
07-10-20, 03:31 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,578
Posted By livedarklions

Between the seat and the chain ring, that looks...

Between the seat and the chain ring, that looks like the least tempting bike ever. Maybe you can make bike camouflage a side job.

When I was a teenager, I would sometimes ride my mom's Schwinn...
07-09-20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,051
Posted By livedarklions

Or shot flak at Nazi planes.

Or shot flak at Nazi planes.
07-09-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 499
Posted By livedarklions

It's a target of opportunity, just about the...

It's a target of opportunity, just about the easiest part to steal if it's not locked.

I have a habit from when I was a kid and the theft problems were a lot worse of locking the front wheel and...
07-09-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,578
Posted By livedarklions

He's just having fun with you, the "all photos...

He's just having fun with you, the "all photos must be of the drive side" thing is a running joke.
07-09-20, 04:32 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 557
Posted By livedarklions

Yeah, a $25 car plug compressor is actually a...

Yeah, a $25 car plug compressor is actually a great pump for large volumes, and should probably be kept with your car whenever you're driving.
07-09-20, 04:25 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 11,491
Posted By livedarklions

Even a village smithy working under a chestnut...

Even a village smithy working under a chestnut tree could economically build a steel frame?
07-09-20, 04:15 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,578
Posted By livedarklions

Looks really bad (good)!

Looks really bad (good)!
07-08-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 11,491
Posted By livedarklions

I'm just amused that people are "anti" any frame...

I'm just amused that people are "anti" any frame material. I guess there might be an environmental argument against carbon (probably pretty weak), but otherwise why would anyone care about the...
07-08-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,578
Posted By livedarklions

​​​​​​I just want him to keep posting. People...

​​​​​​I just want him to keep posting. People from different parts of the world posting about how and what they ride is what general cycling should be about.
07-08-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,578
Posted By livedarklions

Believe it or not, you guys aren't the cool kids...

Believe it or not, you guys aren't the cool kids table.
07-08-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,578
Posted By livedarklions

Don't think "ugly American" is race baiting ,...

Don't think "ugly American" is race baiting , rather it's a reference to an ugly attitude towards other cultures that may or may not have been at play here. I did go back and see that OP didn't...
07-08-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,578
Posted By livedarklions

OP has addressed that in several threads. Maybe...

OP has addressed that in several threads. Maybe actually read it before you respond? You have to deal with soldiers stopping you, anticipate gang reactions, deal with overt class discrimination, and...
07-08-20, 05:16 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,981
Posted By livedarklions

It's a drug: ...

It's a drug:
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/depression/in-depth/antidepressants/art-20046983
07-08-20, 04:47 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,578
Posted By livedarklions

I don't think the "ugly American" comment was...

I don't think the "ugly American" comment was directed at you. You're taking the op seriously and giving a reasonable opinion on why you don't think this effort succeeded, that's actually...
07-07-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 11,491
Posted By livedarklions

It means "aluminum, carbon and titanium are...

It means "aluminum, carbon and titanium are really hard to rhyme.".

" Steel is teal" didn't catch on, however.
07-07-20, 05:29 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 508
Posted By livedarklions

I distinguish between strobing, which is fast...

I distinguish between strobing, which is fast rate, and blinking, which is slow. I don't know of studies on this in daylight road riding, but strobing in daylight on the paths makes it harder for...
07-07-20, 04:45 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 9,407
Posted By livedarklions

This is the claim that totally mystifies me as...

This is the claim that totally mystifies me as someone who does all my riding on platforms. I'm no KOM contender, but I'm good on climbs and do a lot of it. I've never had any problems with my feet...
07-06-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 186
Views: 11,491
Posted By livedarklions

I've been running that particular experiment for...

I've been running that particular experiment for 25 years so far. Still seems ok, but I'll keep you posted.
07-06-20, 04:18 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,981
Posted By livedarklions

Cynicism? Optimism? Skepticism? My cultish...

Cynicism? Optimism? Skepticism?

My cultish metabolism?
07-05-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,248
Posted By livedarklions

The issue with strobing on a MUP is that it is...

The issue with strobing on a MUP is that it is strobing and it is pointed directly at the oncoming cyclist at very close range. The sun does neither of those.

There was a plague of these things...
07-05-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 11,491
Posted By livedarklions

My village smithy is jonesing.

My village smithy is jonesing.
07-05-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,981
Posted By livedarklions

You should have heard what I was calling myself a...

You should have heard what I was calling myself a couple weeks ago when I realized that I had set myself up to ride the return 50 miles of a century in 95 degree heat and a strong headwind.
07-05-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,981
Posted By livedarklions

Have you heard the good news about the realness...

Have you heard the good news about the realness of steel?

You're not one of those Carbonist heathens, are you?
07-05-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,981
Posted By livedarklions

How dare you sully the game of ping pong like...

How dare you sully the game of ping pong like that!
07-05-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,981
Posted By livedarklions

Is cyclism a pro or anti bicycle rider dogma?

Is cyclism a pro or anti bicycle rider dogma?
07-05-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 2,981
Posted By livedarklions

Or is it this? ...

Or is it this?

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cichlid
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