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08-21-19, 07:28 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 836
Posted By downhillmaster

OP makes no sense at all. You canít clearly...

OP makes no sense at all.
You canít clearly state you are basing the purchase on riding the bike every day until it breaks while at the same time being concerned about obsolescence and return on...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 06:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,333
Posted By downhillmaster

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/570x380/32c467ba_8e4f_4815_a719_25794cf55a1a_e310b8cc4c606c4aa3966c47781b5d0ca7ffea37.jpeg
This has worked well for me in the past.
08-21-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,148
Posted By downhillmaster

I think the disconnect started when OP began what...

I think the disconnect started when OP began what appeared to be a comfort/tire thread without mentioning that it really is an unscientific fun but weird vibration reduction thread :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 04:57 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,425
Posted By downhillmaster

Replace the word Ďmonthsí with the word Ďminutesí...

Replace the word Ďmonthsí with the word Ďminutesí and I think you summed it up nicely.
Iím just sincerely glad you made it home alive the other day when you stated you went 20 miles without water....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 09:55 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,425
Posted By downhillmaster

This has to be one of the most entertaining...

This has to be one of the most entertaining threads ever.
So many near death experiences and so much hand wringing over drinking a little water while exercising.
Itís priceless :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,471
Posted By downhillmaster

Assuming it is a charitable cause I see nothing...

Assuming it is a charitable cause I see nothing wrong with the current cost of bike events.
A supported ride on a closed course with all of the associated fanfare/swag is a bargain at $80 or so...
08-20-19, 05:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 543
Posted By downhillmaster

Definitely overkill but I recently splurged on...

Definitely overkill but I recently splurged on this Silca titanium cage.
And I only use it to hold a large Bluetooth speaker :thumb:

https://silca.cc/products/sicuro-titanium-bottle-cage
08-19-19, 05:05 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,038
Posted By downhillmaster

Two letters this week alone eh? You must be a...

Two letters this week alone eh?
You must be a joy to take care of...
08-18-19, 05:30 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,038
Posted By downhillmaster

Iím 54 and I have never worked at a bike shop. ...

Iím 54 and I have never worked at a bike shop.
I also am unbiased and experienced enough to talk intelligently about bike shops.
That makes one of us.
You waited 2 hours before you got service at...
08-18-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,038
Posted By downhillmaster

Welcome to the world of online forums. All of...

Welcome to the world of online forums. All of them.
Your OP was negative and you had no experience to back it up with.
Not sure what you expected.
The nonsensical waited 2 hours Ďmixupí was just...
08-18-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 10,761
Posted By downhillmaster

Sorry but it is quite different than someone with...

Sorry but it is quite different than someone with AIDS spitting blood in your face.
Just wow...
08-18-19, 05:48 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,833
Posted By downhillmaster

I donít believe you overpaid for the bike but as...

I donít believe you overpaid for the bike but as pointed out earlier in this thread, it sounds like a sub $1,500 aluminum framed bike would suit your needs just as well.
There are a few very nice...
08-18-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 6,038
Posted By downhillmaster

Based upon your one experience and this thread...

Based upon your one experience and this thread you just clearly implied that you believe most bike shops milk their customers for every dime.
Good job :rolleyes:
Cool story about first waiting 2...
08-16-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,611
Posted By downhillmaster

ob∑tuse/əbˈt(y)o͞os,šbˈt(y)o͞os 1....

ob∑tuse/əbˈt(y)o͞os,šbˈt(y)o͞os

1. annoyingly insensitive or slow to understand.
08-15-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,611
Posted By downhillmaster

Whoa! Not my kid lol

Whoa!
Not my kid lol
08-14-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,611
Posted By downhillmaster

She rode mostly downhill(her own words)to the...

She rode mostly downhill(her own words)to the hospital to give birth. Very cool but it in no way makes her a Ďcyclistí so not sure whatís up with the misleading post title.
08-14-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,769
Posted By downhillmaster

Pretty strong words from the guy that canít...

Pretty strong words from the guy that canít understand why he is getting passed by chicks in pink socks 🤫
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,425
Posted By downhillmaster

Iím sorry but you lost me after you stated that...

Iím sorry but you lost me after you stated that you did a 90 minute ride with absolutely no water and the only issue you experienced was being a little more tired at the end.
Do you think that...
08-13-19, 09:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,658
Posted By downhillmaster

Cycling would probably bump into you less if you...

Cycling would probably bump into you less if you didnít create ridiculous, attention seeking fake teaser posts on a cycling forum :thumb:
08-13-19, 09:44 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,769
Posted By downhillmaster

Wears Chinese knockoff spandex billboards but not...

Wears Chinese knockoff spandex billboards but not t-shirts 🙄
08-12-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 10,761
Posted By downhillmaster

On the flip side I always make sure to give a...

On the flip side I always make sure to give a nice little thank you wave to drivers who acknowledge me and wait to pull out from a side street in front of me.
Not the drivers that do weird ****...
08-12-19, 11:11 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 520
Posted By downhillmaster

Best idea ever!

Best idea ever!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 769
Posted By downhillmaster

This. I would go to the ends of the earth to...

This.
I would go to the ends of the earth to find a pair of them :thumb:
08-12-19, 10:45 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,658
Posted By downhillmaster

If the frame is carbon fiber, removing any...

If the frame is carbon fiber, removing any stickers can cause it to fail so I would advise against it.
The adhesive glue from the stickers bonds to the carbon which in turn changes the properties of...
08-11-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,007
Posted By downhillmaster

Pictures or it didnít happen

Pictures or it didnít happen
08-10-19, 12:10 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,007
Posted By downhillmaster

This and this

This and this
08-08-19, 07:39 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,272
Posted By downhillmaster

Wacky :eek:

Wacky :eek:
08-07-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,769
Posted By downhillmaster

Wow. Backpedal much? You stated this: ĎIf you...

Wow. Backpedal much?
You stated this:
ĎIf you don't see it as valuable, than leave it at home or simply don't buy oneí
Thatís clearly not just an observation. That is judgement.
08-07-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,769
Posted By downhillmaster

Or do whatever you want with it because it is...

Or do whatever you want with it because it is your helmet :thumb:
08-07-19, 06:02 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 2,769
Posted By downhillmaster

This. OP maybe grew up wearing a safety helmet...

This. OP maybe grew up wearing a safety helmet all the time though so doesnít get it. All good.
I personally wear a helmet all the time but donít feel the need to call out and/or shame strangers for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-19, 05:34 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 992
Posted By downhillmaster

Cables once a year? Seriously? How many miles...

Cables once a year?
Seriously?
How many miles are we talking here?
08-07-19, 05:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,261
Posted By downhillmaster

Kinda why this entire thread is silly. Kudos to...

Kinda why this entire thread is silly.
Kudos to the OP for being a one-wheeled beast but where does he expect to find advice on how to manage 16 hour unicycle rides in the middle of the night....
08-06-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 10,761
Posted By downhillmaster

While riding this past Sunday a young kid and his...

While riding this past Sunday a young kid and his gf buzzed by me blaring their horn and shouting at me to get off the road. About a 1/4 mile up they had to wait at a stop sign so I caught up to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 03:39 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 15,302
Posted By downhillmaster

Ooh crap. Iím sorry, my bad 😘

Ooh crap. Iím sorry, my bad 😘
08-06-19, 03:23 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 18,010
Posted By downhillmaster

This. You have to assume that he is just...

This.
You have to assume that he is just projecting his own difficulties in following a thought/thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 03:17 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 15,302
Posted By downhillmaster

ďNow I blow by the clowns in the peloton with...

ďNow I blow by the clowns in the peloton with their dumb time trial bikes and helmets and matching jerseys. Yeah, my endurance bike just spit gravel in your face. My wife wonít even ride with me...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-19, 09:13 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 15,302
Posted By downhillmaster

This. Shame on all of the fools that tried to...

This.
Shame on all of the fools that tried to respond in a serious manner :rolleyes:
08-05-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 9,476
Posted By downhillmaster

Hey OP. Why do you think I need to...

Hey OP.
Why do you think I need to Ďunderstandí some random and obviously selfish thoughts that popped into your head?
:rolleyes:
08-04-19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 8,546
Posted By downhillmaster

I approve this message :thumb:

I approve this message :thumb:
08-04-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 18,010
Posted By downhillmaster

Yeah? Getting smashed into by a 4,000lb vehicle...

Yeah?
Getting smashed into by a 4,000lb vehicle and then possibly dragged under it for 100 yards while you bleed out in full spandex for all the world to see beats dying on a couch in your home?...
08-04-19, 06:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 910
Posted By downhillmaster

Posting random pictures of cracked frames without...

Posting random pictures of cracked frames without knowing anything about the cause or circumstances is a great idea :rolleyes:
08-03-19, 12:32 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 18,010
Posted By downhillmaster

This. Great answer to a silly question. Wants...

This.
Great answer to a silly question.
Wants to ride and wants to explore but is terrified of being hit by a car and had not already thought about gravel?
Unless he is also afraid of squirrels...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 15,302
Posted By downhillmaster

Definitely better grammar/punctuation than your...

Definitely better grammar/punctuation than your average cave troll :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 15,302
Posted By downhillmaster

This

This
07-30-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 7,651
Posted By downhillmaster

Fredly advice for sure. Was just a matter of time...

Fredly advice for sure. Was just a matter of time :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-19, 04:44 AM
Replies: 335
Views: 25,331
Posted By downhillmaster

You left the shop the 1st time with a bike that...

You left the shop the 1st time with a bike that fit that poorly?
:rolleyes:
07-29-19, 04:39 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 8,983
Posted By downhillmaster

Another triggered ❄️ How cute. I assume that...

Another triggered ❄️
How cute.
I assume that you are trying to get a zombie thread locked?
07-28-19, 11:48 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,757
Posted By downhillmaster

I have the Garmin Vivosport and like it very...

I have the Garmin Vivosport and like it very much. For me it has a great blend of fitness and smart watch features.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-19, 02:42 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-19, 05:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,132
Posted By downhillmaster

Itís pretty well known that under normal riding...

Itís pretty well known that under normal riding conditions Tiagra lasts one year,12 days,36 minutes longer than Claris or Sora.
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