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06-15-19, 07:25 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 813
Posted By livedarklions

Yes.

Yes.
06-15-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,020
Posted By livedarklions

It's the umpteenth "you're a snob" vs. "you're a...

It's the umpteenth "you're a snob" vs. "you're a slob" debate
They're all stupid threads that should be closed immediately.
06-15-19, 06:47 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,020
Posted By AlmostTrick

I'd drop the $10,000 piano on baby hitler. I...

I'd drop the $10,000 piano on baby hitler. I doubt the $10,000 bike would do the job.
06-14-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,020
Posted By livedarklions

I'd like to, but first I have to see where he...

I'd like to, but first I have to see where he stands on this Baby Hitler thing.
Replies: 17
Views: 1,142
Posted By caloso

I can see that turning into a very expensive...

I can see that turning into a very expensive cheap bike.
06-14-19, 08:42 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,020
Posted By ksryder

Would you rather fight 100 baby-hitler sized...

Would you rather fight 100 baby-hitler sized horses or 1 horse-sized baby hitler?
06-13-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,020
Posted By indyfabz

:lol: You are one sick puppy, dude! ...

:lol:


You are one sick puppy, dude!

Wonder if I can get a really good bike for my overweight cat.
06-13-19, 12:14 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,214
Posted By livedarklions

I take it it didn't go over well when you asked...

I take it it didn't go over well when you asked "May I search your bag?"
06-13-19, 11:24 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 6,020
Posted By DrIsotope

I don't need to justify how I spend my money. ...

I don't need to justify how I spend my money.

I don't need to occupy myself with pursuits like rescuing dogs.

I am not defined by the things I do not do.
06-12-19, 08:43 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,214
Posted By livedarklions

Don't do that! Next he's starting a thread about...

Don't do that! Next he's starting a thread about how dog catchers should ride tandems so they have a seat for the dog.
06-12-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,214
Posted By livedarklions

Yes.

Yes.
06-12-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 6,214
Posted By livedarklions

At this point, I think we're beating a dead bike....

At this point, I think we're beating a dead bike.

Silly thread from a low information OP.
06-12-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,756
Posted By livedarklions

And then a bunch of quotes telling us water is...

And then a bunch of quotes telling us water is wet.

If your only concern is maximizing speed on good roads, then obviously a road bike is optimal. But if you're riding in the real world with...
06-11-19, 11:08 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,756
Posted By Gresp15C

In my experience, a road bike is like a slow old...

In my experience, a road bike is like a slow old guy riding a road bike, and a hybrid is like a slow old guy riding a hybrid. ;)
06-11-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By livedarklions

Good luck to you! I agree with Maelochs...

Good luck to you!

I agree with Maelochs that you should post on training and nutrition.

Just a fair warning, you are going to get a whole lot of conflicting advice from people who may get...
06-11-19, 03:32 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 9,918
Posted By Dr.Lou

Exactly! As a retired cop/paramedic, there’s...

Exactly! As a retired cop/paramedic, there’s nothing more annoying than someone wanting to inject themselves into situations where they have nothing meaningful to offer. Generally well meaning, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-10-19, 01:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 949
Posted By OUGrad05

Giant makes an excellent bike for the price,...

Giant makes an excellent bike for the price, scratch that, it's an excellent bike period.

Personally, I'd probably go Cervelo but I've also been riding longer than you have and I have an...
06-10-19, 12:59 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 827
Posted By livedarklions

I think we have to be careful about giving...

I think we have to be careful about giving advice, and I try to limit my discussion of these things to describing what works for me, and maybe warning people off of stuff that I have good reason to...
06-10-19, 10:34 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,491
Posted By Notso_fastLane

What about them? Would you rather get run into...

What about them? Would you rather get run into by a guy walking, or a multi-ton vehicle at 40 mph?

Tough question, I know. Take your time. ;)
06-10-19, 09:17 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,756
Posted By GlennR

https://media0.giphy.com/media/26tnaHN6nFYKAzUly/s...

https://media0.giphy.com/media/26tnaHN6nFYKAzUly/source.gif
06-07-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,652
Posted By livedarklions

I like how you come on to a thread insulting...

I like how you come on to a thread insulting people, and then get all whiny when they insult you back. It's cute!
06-07-19, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 833
Posted By livedarklions

You're all wrong! This is clearly a case of...

You're all wrong! This is clearly a case of mistaken identity, and the golden retriever was her reincarnated cousin.

I don't know what those cops were thinking.
06-07-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,652
Posted By indyfabz

^^^Oh the irony.^^^

^^^Oh the irony.^^^
06-07-19, 11:29 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,652
Posted By indyfabz

Oh the irony.

Oh the irony.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-07-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 675
Posted By seypat

If you are worried about weight limits, you...

If you are worried about weight limits, you should post your question in the Clyde forum. You probably will get better answers there. That being said, I would ride it as is. The current wheels will...
06-07-19, 04:09 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,652
Posted By livedarklions

Stop starting stupid threads.

Stop starting stupid threads.
06-06-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,491
Posted By I-Like-To-Bike

Oh No!:eek: That would be the end of all Serious...

Oh No!:eek: That would be the end of all Serious Cycling™.
06-04-19, 11:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By wgscott

It is all about sincerity. Once you learn to...

It is all about sincerity.

Once you learn to fake that, you have it made.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 09:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,442
Posted By PepeM

+1 for the 1.2. That bike does anything a road...

+1 for the 1.2. That bike does anything a road bike is supposed to do. Anything else is vanity.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-31-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 866
Posted By TrojanHorse

N+1 is the answer. Two bikes is more than two...

N+1 is the answer. Two bikes is more than two times better than one bike.
05-29-19, 04:13 PM
05-29-19, 06:38 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,908
Posted By BobbyG

"Felliniers" (pronounced...

"Felliniers" (pronounced 'feh-LINN-ee-yurs').
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,179
Posted By datlas

In all seriousness, sometimes you may just be...

In all seriousness, sometimes you may just be paying for the "brand" but usually you are getting better quality materials, fit, etc., whether it's "worth" it is a personal decision.

P.S. ****
05-28-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,046
Posted By BlazingPedals

You kiddin'? We're old and don't have that much...

You kiddin'? We're old and don't have that much time left!
05-27-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,881
Posted By krecik

Everything that there is to be said on this topic...

Everything that there is to be said on this topic has already been said. I reckon there should be a seperate subforum dedicated towards this debate. I'm not doing this...

Sorry.
05-24-19, 08:21 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,579
Posted By CycleryNorth81

Have we tried to make a bike using a frame...

Have we tried to make a bike using a frame material composed of defensive dogs that self lubricates? I assume the bike weight to be equivalent to carbon since dogs are made of carbon.
05-24-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 8,579
Posted By TimothyH

I myself have often wondered what happened to the...

I myself have often wondered what happened to the laid back days of old.


-Tim-
05-22-19, 04:24 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,091
Posted By mstateglfr

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

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/500x338/oliphant_cartoon_8375c7ec8735cb3a8a6428643a47e1d90a531dd4.jpg
05-22-19, 04:08 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,091
Posted By TimothyH

Are you over 50? ...

Are you over 50?

https://www.bikeforums.net/fifty-plus-50/1162803-older-i-get-less-i-care.html


-Tim-
05-22-19, 10:02 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,478
Posted By caloso

If you like it, it's quick. If you don't, it's...

If you like it, it's quick. If you don't, it's twitchy. Conversely, if you like it, it's stable. If you don't, it's sluggish.
05-21-19, 03:57 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,091
Posted By Happy Feet

There is no room for reasonableness in these...

There is no room for reasonableness in these types of discussions. Pick a side and defend it to the death!

... or until a chain lube thread comes along.
05-21-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,091
Posted By livedarklions

Yes, the welder would definitely need to be at...

Yes, the welder would definitely need to be at town or better level.
05-21-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,930
Posted By Daniel4

Treat other on MUPs as you would like to have...

Treat other on MUPs as you would like to have motorists treat you on roadways - safely, patiently and courteously.

And remember, a lot of those pedestrians have their cars parked nearby.
05-21-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,241
Posted By bruce19

FWIW...on July 24, 2013 I did an endo on my road...

FWIW...on July 24, 2013 I did an endo on my road bike on a state road. Broke my neck. Eight days and two 5-hr. operations later I was home with C1 & C2 fused. My surgeon was a cyclist. I had some...
05-21-19, 12:46 AM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,091
Posted By HTupolev

Frame material doesn't tell you a whole lot about...

Frame material doesn't tell you a whole lot about how a bike will feel. Nor is "feel sluggish" even a particularly specific concern: are we talking about weighty or floppy handling, or pedal...
05-20-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 271
Views: 20,091
Posted By indyfabz

A frame materials thread gets you guys every...

A frame materials thread gets you guys every time. It's like Lucy with the football.
05-15-19, 07:34 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,532
Posted By Dr.Lou

https://i.postimg.cc/XvmypxmF/th2676-OUSE.jpg...

https://i.postimg.cc/XvmypxmF/th2676-OUSE.jpg (http://smith-wessonforum.com/redirect-to/?redirect=https%3A%2F%2Fpostimages.org%2F)
05-15-19, 03:19 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,532
Posted By bbbean

Viet Nam, Cold War, civil rights demonstrations,...

Viet Nam, Cold War, civil rights demonstrations, women's movement, impeachment, Black Panthers, Malcom X, political assasinations, war in the Middle East, terrorist attacks across Europe, including...
05-15-19, 02:46 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,532
Posted By livedarklions

I had a package shipped on Amazon Prime the other...

I had a package shipped on Amazon Prime the other day and it took four whole days to get here. It's an apocalypse.

See how easy that is.

I was there, the '60s and '70s sucked.

And BTW, gas...
05-15-19, 01:30 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 11,532
Posted By livedarklions

Yeah, no. Seriously, the cities were burning, we...

Yeah, no. Seriously, the cities were burning, we had a really unpopular war that nearly split the country, Watergate, oil crisis, bad economy, I could go on.

There was somewhat less...
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