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06-27-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,017
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

Don't do that. There is no need to ruin...

Don't do that.


There is no need to ruin the joke by explaining it. Seriously. People are able to click and search on their own, if they want. Are you one of these people that have to put...
06-26-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,017
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

Talk about mudflaps? My girl's got em.

Talk about mudflaps?


My girl's got em.
06-25-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,281
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

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06-24-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,281
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

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06-24-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,119
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

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06-24-21, 07:42 AM
Replies: 102
Views: 3,281
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06-23-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,119
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06-23-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,050
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

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06-20-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,391
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

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06-19-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,615
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

The local 'partner' will be a corporately owned...

The local 'partner' will be a corporately owned and controlled and franchises will be sold. Artificial scarcity will work to grow demand, not shrink it.


The bike industry has been sounding...
06-19-21, 08:55 AM
06-19-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,116
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

https://wickwerks.com/support/crosschaining/ ...

https://wickwerks.com/support/crosschaining/

If there is only one ring there is no smallest or biggest. There is only one. One ring to rule them all.


Cross chaining is the condition where the...
06-19-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 11,615
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

Bingo ! Kewpie doll awarded. The industry...

Bingo ! Kewpie doll awarded.

The industry is going through a reset right now as manufacturers look to consolidate the brick and mortars. REI keeps getting lots of bikes to sell (Salsa,...
06-19-21, 07:50 AM
06-18-21, 05:22 AM
06-16-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,585
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

The margin on cars is not so big so the financial...

The margin on cars is not so big so the financial relationship created is where the profit is found.



Dealerships need to move iron to gain factory incentives but the lion share of money is...
06-16-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 9,198
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

Nonsense, I have been running tubeless for...

Nonsense,

I have been running tubeless for ten+ years and have never had one fecking hassle. I have not even had a flat in the past four years of riding 5k miles per year.

Seriously dude. ...
06-16-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 218
Views: 9,198
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

It is by far the number one for which people...

It is by far the number one for which people bring bikes into a shop.
06-16-21, 08:47 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 3,931
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

https://wheelchairtravel.org/new-world-records-fas...

https://wheelchairtravel.org/new-world-records-fastest-electric-wheelchair-fastest-garbage-bin/
06-15-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,598
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

Sock it to Me

Sock it to Me
06-15-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,401
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

! Warning ! Unpopular Opinion Ahead If you...

! Warning ! Unpopular Opinion Ahead

If you gonna do it, go mirrorless. But, I would strongly argue to not do it. At all. It tends to take from the riding. The camera needs constant safety...
06-15-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,636
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

Carbon VS Aluminium VS Titanium VS Steel

Carbon VS Aluminium VS Titanium VS Steel
06-14-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 4,778
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

There is a nice bit about Lael at the end of this...

There is a nice bit about Lael at the end of this video about Gravel bikes at Unbound (her segment starts at 11:25)

Unbound Bikes
06-14-21, 04:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 513
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

In other recent news: Man Lands on Moon.

In other recent news: Man Lands on Moon.
06-14-21, 04:55 PM
06-13-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,290
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

The pandemic certainly was and remains a large...

The pandemic certainly was and remains a large factor and it may have been a confluence of some other previous events that unfolded very quickly to get us to where we are right now.

1. 2018 US...
06-13-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 161
Views: 8,421
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

Olive oil significantly better and heathier than...

Olive oil significantly better and heathier than Canola oil.

Olive oil is the heathiest of all plant oils., Canola not as much. It has a higher smoke point so it is popular for cooking but it is...
06-13-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,585
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

Here is the lesson: There are things called...

Here is the lesson: There are things called jokes. You can either get the joke or be part of it. Your choice!

But now seriously regarding your supercilious post: You think a 'free market' is what...
06-12-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 9,198
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

What hassles? (especially when set up on a new...

What hassles? (especially when set up on a new bike).


The only hassles would come from doing something incorrectly and that remains true with tubes or even tubular.
06-12-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,585
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

History repeats, whether we learn it or not.

History repeats, whether we learn it or not.
06-12-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 629
Views: 81,008
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

Bojack Horseman. Bittersweet and brilliant. ...

Bojack Horseman.

Bittersweet and brilliant. Profoundly sad.

5 Stars out of 5
06-12-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,585
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

Indeed. That is exactly where the business is...

Indeed. That is exactly where the business is headed.

Corporate stores (Like BPI, REI, et.al.) will be supported and independently owned shops will not be supported. Local Bike Shops were already...
06-12-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,585
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

Hahahaha I am originally from Philadelphia and...

Hahahaha I am originally from Philadelphia and owned a bike shop there for decades. My point is not about shops providing good service. It's about those shops not getting parts and supplies or...
06-11-21, 06:41 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,585
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

I suspect/fear that it will be an REI type...

I suspect/fear that it will be an REI type experience for service, if not REI itself. In the (mid size) city in which I live the 'local' REI has access to Cannondale bikes that the local Cannondale...
06-11-21, 02:08 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 9,585
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

The Bike Industry is going to have a completely...

The Bike Industry is going to have a completely different and almost unrecognizable (for some of us) landscape very soon. Many Brick & Mortar shops will be disappearing as the new business model of...
06-11-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,020
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

I have different dreams every night. And...

I have different dreams every night.


And I have what I want right now so I feel like a happily married man being asked what he wants in his next wife. Yikes.
06-11-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,174
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

@ mstatagllfr: I have zero inclination to...

@ mstatagllfr:

I have zero inclination to follow any trends such as the ones you mentioned. My own savings from switching from 2x to 1x on a specific bike were closer to 275g and yet I never...
06-11-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,174
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

And Giant has just the opposite ... 2/3rd of...

And Giant has just the opposite ... 2/3rd of their gravel offerings run 2x. OBED offers specific customer builds and their rep at Unbound told me they still selling more 2x than 1x.

The majority...
06-11-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,174
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

Right now there are still more 2x being offered...

Right now there are still more 2x being offered by manufacturers than 1x. I do not think 1x is an actual standard ... yet.

I do not think it will become standard. Neither the 650b or 700c wheels....
06-11-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,250
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

For 'No Drop' rides we have a designated person...

For 'No Drop' rides we have a designated person to make sure no one is left behind. The group keeps going at the advertised pace and at least one rider stays in the rear to make sure no one is left...
06-11-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 12,956
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

Yes, it does. Next question, please.

Yes, it does.

Next question, please.
06-10-21, 02:34 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 740
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

I ride weakly, daily.

I ride weakly, daily.
06-10-21, 11:19 AM
06-10-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,174
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

It's no fad. It allows for the creation of better...

It's no fad. It allows for the creation of better chain lines on 11s and 12s cassettes, lessens over-all weight, allows wider tires. Without a front derailleur to restrict clearances, frames can be...
06-09-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,003
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

And as for flying discs, we often refer to them...

And as for flying discs, we often refer to them as a 'lid' when we play Ultimate.

Frisbee is a brand name, and still used by some but Disc Craft has taken over as the preferred lid of choice.
06-09-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,003
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

It is a Ph.D in the field of Rhetoric, earned...

It is a Ph.D in the field of Rhetoric, earned from an accredited USA University, that qualifies me as an expert in language. I didn't attend four years of Evil Medical School to be called 'Mister,'...
06-09-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,003
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

They (Tabloids) seem to be as accurate as any...

They (Tabloids) seem to be as accurate as any legit source these days so I'm going with it.
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06-09-21, 09:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

I am definitely not a naysayer nor a hater and...

I am definitely not a naysayer nor a hater and agree 100% especially with the part about those of us that like to tinker. Success in these endeavors does tend to require a degree of perspicacity to...
06-09-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 2,003
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

Language is not an ant stuck in amber and...

Language is not an ant stuck in amber and portmanteaus are one way is which the language keeps changing and maintains it fluidity.

Your other examples are brand specific and the word brifter is...
06-09-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 673
Posted By Cpn_Dunsel

On what bike? Same set up will not work...

On what bike?


Same set up will not work as well on every bike, even when the group sets are identical. Wheel base, chain line, geometry and even frame size are major factors that matter and...
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