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07-21-19, 11:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 266
Posted By tyrion

You can ride them until the casing material is...

You can ride them until the casing material is exposed. When the tread is worn down you'll lose puncture protection and maybe lose traction, but given that it is still safe to ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 580
Posted By tyrion

If you're serious about racing you'd find some...

If you're serious about racing you'd find some less expensive baby food.
07-20-19, 02:10 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 873
Posted By tyrion

I always wear a cycling cap under the helmet,...

I always wear a cycling cap under the helmet, both for top-of-the-head sun protection and a little protection for my face.
07-19-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 389
Posted By tyrion

Staying active on the internet keeps me feeling...

Staying active on the internet keeps me feeling young.
07-19-19, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By tyrion

Yes.

Yes.
07-19-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 417
Posted By tyrion

Maybe take the brake arms off the posts, clean...

Maybe take the brake arms off the posts, clean the bearing surfaces up, regrease, and reassemble. It's fairly easy.
07-18-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 434
Posted By tyrion

Just got an email that said GRX will allegedly...

Just got an email that said GRX will allegedly start shipping in August.
Forum: Foo
07-17-19, 05:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 495
Posted By tyrion

It's the strain: ...

It's the strain:

https://www.leafly.com/products/details/gg-strains-gg4-aka-gg-4
07-17-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,337
Posted By tyrion

It's a good movie. 50s nostalgia, a kinder,...

It's a good movie. 50s nostalgia, a kinder, gentler time, when the gangsters looked like this:

http://www.snakkle.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/keifer-sutherland-stand-by-me-movie-photo-GC.jpg
Forum: Foo
07-17-19, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 495
Posted By tyrion

Gorilla Glue #4...

Gorilla Glue #4 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4)

https://allbud.s3.amazonaws.com/media/feature/strain/gorilla-glue-4.jpg
Forum: Foo
07-17-19, 04:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,583
Posted By tyrion

Jon Voight as Mickey Donovan. Complete trainwreck...

Jon Voight as Mickey Donovan. Complete trainwreck of a father.

(haven't had Showtime in a few years - is Ray Donovan still good?)
07-17-19, 03:56 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,935
Posted By tyrion

Decaleur?

Decaleur?
07-17-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,337
Posted By tyrion

It's a clip from Stand By Me, Ace and his tough...

It's a clip from Stand By Me, Ace and his tough guys acting tough.
07-17-19, 11:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,337
Posted By tyrion

Vandalization is an American tradition. ...

Vandalization is an American tradition.

https://78.media.tumblr.com/8bf92d93eb52c51e12e4de7e3a1f6422/tumblr_moutmbMhIE1sogyyto1_250.gif
Forum: Foo
07-17-19, 11:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 802
Posted By tyrion

If the wine is expensive, then you are...

If the wine is expensive, then you are connoisseur. If it's very expensive then you're an oenophile. If it's cheap, then you're a wino. If it's cheap fortified wine then you're a lush.
Forum: Foo
07-15-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 623
Posted By tyrion

My helmet has mesh on the front vents, but one...

My helmet has mesh on the front vents, but one time a bee outsmarted the system and flew in my mouth.
07-15-19, 10:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,113
Posted By tyrion

Track bike jousting is an interesting idea, but I...

Track bike jousting is an interesting idea, but I don't think we're ready for it.
07-14-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 557
Posted By tyrion

Large platform pedals

Looking for large platform pedals, here's what I've found so far:

OneUp Composite - 115 x 105mm, 355g, $50
OneUp Aluminum - 115 x 105mm, 355g, $125
Crank Brothers Stamp 3 (large) - 114 x 111mm,...
07-13-19, 06:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By tyrion

Maybe the front derailleur has simply been...

Maybe the front derailleur has simply been rotated a bit on the seat tube.
07-13-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 313
Posted By tyrion

Won't any 16 inch tire fit?

Won't any 16 inch tire fit?
07-13-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,396
Posted By tyrion

Almost every bike malfunction at the TDF is on a...

Almost every bike malfunction at the TDF is on a carbon-frame bike. The fools just don't learn.
07-13-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,483
Posted By tyrion

For me, flared bars' advantages: 1) more...

For me, flared bars' advantages:

1) more comfortable overall
2) keep forearms from banging bars on rough descents when in the drops
3) provide more leverage (because they are effectively wider)...
07-13-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,431
Posted By tyrion

You can route the bar end shifter cables under...

You can route the bar end shifter cables under the bar tape. It's a somewhat convoluted path so I use good cables and housing (Jagwire Road Pro). I do find that with that convoluted path the cables...
Forum: Foo
07-13-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 757
Posted By tyrion

A good chemical dispersion pilot will release the...

A good chemical dispersion pilot will release the chemicals in clouds so they can't be seen, but sometimes they screw up and release them in clear sky.
Forum: Touring
07-12-19, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 595
Posted By tyrion

This guy uses 42/24 chainrings. Doesn't say what...

This guy uses 42/24 chainrings. Doesn't say what kind of FD.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZ3-jiMws_w
Forum: Foo
07-12-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,349
Posted By tyrion

How would a random number generator on a chip...

How would a random number generator on a chip help?
Forum: Foo
07-12-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,349
Posted By tyrion

Yeah, that's a problem with 2 factor...

Yeah, that's a problem with 2 factor authentication.
07-12-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,609
Posted By tyrion

Basic sushi is relatively easy. I took a one day...

Basic sushi is relatively easy. I took a one day class from the author of this:

https://images-na.ssl-images-amazon.com/images/I/51nDFzv2ZLL._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_.jpg
07-12-19, 01:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,530
Posted By tyrion

Depends on the lube. Perhaps we should start a...

Depends on the lube. Perhaps we should start a thread discussing chain lube.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 12:09 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,673
Posted By tyrion

I forgive you too.

I forgive you too.
07-12-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,530
Posted By tyrion

I bet you lose 50 watts from a worn drive train -...

I bet you lose 50 watts from a worn drive train - a drive train worn to the point where the chain slips under heavy load. Maybe 51 watts.
Forum: Foo
07-12-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,349
Posted By tyrion

Two factor authentication using your phone is...

Two factor authentication using your phone is pretty solid and not too inconvenient, as long as you don't lose your phone.
07-12-19, 10:49 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,609
Posted By tyrion

I think it's all the sushi.

I think it's all the sushi.
07-11-19, 09:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,128
Posted By tyrion

My bike has about 20 pounds of soul.

My bike has about 20 pounds of soul.
07-11-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 525
Posted By tyrion

Good deal. Only if it fits you.

Good deal. Only if it fits you.
07-11-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 769
Posted By tyrion

Yeah, when they make it one of their key selling...

Yeah, when they make it one of their key selling points they lose much credibility.
07-11-19, 02:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 769
Posted By tyrion

So much B.S. ("more power because of leverage")...

So much B.S. ("more power because of leverage") in that video.
07-11-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 479
Posted By tyrion

Maybe air bubble in the hydraulics (assuming it's...

Maybe air bubble in the hydraulics (assuming it's hydraulic brakes).
07-11-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 10,454
Posted By tyrion

I loved Stranger Things 3.

I loved Stranger Things 3.
07-11-19, 09:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,612
Posted By tyrion

Soma Wolverine.

Soma Wolverine.
Forum: Foo
07-10-19, 03:38 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,508
Posted By tyrion

I got them all except The Virginian. Now how to...

I got them all except The Virginian. Now how to monetize this vast talent of mine...

(Boy that Mission Impossible theme is a really punchy energetic song.)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,182
Posted By tyrion

It's electronic, there is no cable stretch.

It's electronic, there is no cable stretch.
07-08-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 540
Posted By tyrion

New 8 speed cranksets will be pretty much low end...

New 8 speed cranksets will be pretty much low end (as you've found). If you want a higher end 8 speed crankset you'll have to look used or NOS.

If a 9 speed crankset will work (I don't know, maybe...
Forum: Foo
07-07-19, 09:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 891
Posted By tyrion

Nick Bostrom's simulation hypothesis is logically...

Nick Bostrom's simulation hypothesis is logically sound, but there's no evidence for it.
Forum: Foo
07-06-19, 12:52 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,797
Posted By tyrion

Deal4Fuji mort1369 clemsongirl

Deal4Fuji
mort1369
clemsongirl
07-05-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,344
Posted By tyrion

Schwalbe Marathon Supremes.

Schwalbe Marathon Supremes.
07-04-19, 02:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,537
Posted By tyrion

I prefer right-loading because I use my right...

I prefer right-loading because I use my right hand to grab it.

(I'm assuming "right-loading" means it pulls out the right side when it's one the downtube - a cage that's right-loading on the...
07-03-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,177
Posted By tyrion

A Brooks saddle will ruin the Ironman. I will...

A Brooks saddle will ruin the Ironman. I will dispose of the Brooks saddle for you at no cost.
Forum: Touring
07-01-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,512
Posted By tyrion

Schwalbe Mondials 700x40 would be 300g lighter...

Schwalbe Mondials 700x40 would be 300g lighter each and almost as puncture proof (I think) and are long wearing.
07-01-19, 04:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 890
Posted By tyrion

White.

White.
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