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02-01-23, 11:01 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 783
Posted By Koyote

And the Wald baskets have a lower weight rating...

And the Wald baskets have a lower weight rating than the OP’s choice… So, it looks like the OP‘s plan (bolt-on) is probably best.
01-31-23, 03:34 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,947
Posted By Koyote

Until DC Rainmaker learns to write more...

Until DC Rainmaker learns to write more succinctly, I can't bother reading his stuff.



This. Strava will survive.
01-31-23, 11:22 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,662
Posted By Koyote

You'll be fine -- it won't stick too strongly....

You'll be fine -- it won't stick too strongly. But forewarning: the tape doesn't really stretch, so it is more challenging to wrap, esp around the levers. But that lack of stretch is part and parcel...
01-31-23, 11:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 783
Posted By Koyote

That wasn't even part of the OP's question. OP...

That wasn't even part of the OP's question. OP didn't ask whether the rack would mount with the QR skewer.

I'd be hesitant to mount a rack with a QR skewer. Not saying it can't be done or would...
01-31-23, 10:31 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,947
Posted By Koyote

Yawn. No one (at least none of my riding...

Yawn.

No one (at least none of my riding friends) uses Garmin Connect like this. I also don't own a Garmin computer and don't even have the Connect app.

As has been noted by several people in...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-23, 04:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 765
Posted By Koyote

Yeah. The problem is that, once you have a kid...

Yeah. The problem is that, once you have a kid with someone, you can never really be completely divorced. The person will always be present in some form or another. But I've gotten used to the smell...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-23, 04:09 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 765
Posted By Koyote

I got there via a different route, but also have...

I got there via a different route, but also have a second marriage. Been with her a long time, now, so it's solid. Best part: she's much younger, prettier, smarter, and more accomplished and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-23, 03:41 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 765
Posted By Koyote

This post shows so much insight and reflection,...

This post shows so much insight and reflection, Eric. Without directly telling anyone what to do, you've offered a lot of great advice.
01-30-23, 02:34 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,947
Posted By Koyote

Yup. This. And Garmin Connect doesn't offer...

Yup. This. And Garmin Connect doesn't offer anything like Strava Segments. Some may pooh-pooh those -- but during the pandemic, when races were pretty much not happening, I started going after...
01-30-23, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 322
Posted By Koyote

You weren't banned for 'debating.' You were...

You weren't banned for 'debating.' You were banned because a moderator told you to leave the thread and yet you continued 'debating.' Big difference.

Seems like this thread is designed to get you...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-23, 10:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 765
Posted By Koyote

Congrats on the whole parenthood thing. Little...

Congrats on the whole parenthood thing. Little kids are wonderful. But your life, and your personal needs, will now usually come in second place. That's just how it is. So, reduce your expectations...
01-29-23, 09:04 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 852
Posted By Koyote

Still a fail. On the drops, you've got the tape's...

Still a fail. On the drops, you've got the tape's edge facing upward; if you use the drops much, those edges will soon start to roll downward and look like crap.

Start at the bottom, roll toward...
01-27-23, 11:49 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,947
Posted By Koyote

I just paid six bucks for a latte. I didn't even...

I just paid six bucks for a latte. I didn't even know how much I was paying for Strava until I read this thread -- and I still don't care how much it costs.
01-27-23, 11:46 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,947
Posted By Koyote

That concept is price elasticity of demand, and...

That concept is price elasticity of demand, and it's taught in college level economics because it is key to understanding how firms can maximize revenue; and if the marginal cost (cost per additional...
01-26-23, 09:33 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 2,947
Posted By Koyote

Looks like the annual subscription is increasing...

Looks like the annual subscription is increasing to $79.99 per year, which is $6.66 per month. Why would anyone be paying on a monthly basis?
01-26-23, 09:40 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 752
Posted By Koyote

I considered those, and also the 303 Firecrest,...

I considered those, and also the 303 Firecrest, which is designed more specifically for gravel. But I'm much more comfortable with the DT Swiss hubs than Zipp's proprietary design. There are some...
01-25-23, 01:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 752
Posted By Koyote

Okay, dude, I owe you one. I had no intention of...

Okay, dude, I owe you one. I had no intention of trying this, since I bought the wheels about seven weeks ago, and their return window is 30 days. But after reading your suggestion, I gave them a...
01-23-23, 04:53 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,787
Posted By Koyote

Can you see the difference between the above...

Can you see the difference between the above statement and this statement that you made earlier in the thread:



Those are two very different statements.
01-23-23, 04:43 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,787
Posted By Koyote

Then why did you make this claim: You...

Then why did you make this claim:



You should really get your story straight.
01-23-23, 12:27 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,111
Posted By Koyote

I'm going for a ride.

I'm going for a ride.
01-23-23, 08:28 AM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,773
Posted By Koyote

But that's not what the OP asked. Talk about...

But that's not what the OP asked. Talk about "funny spin."



Yup.

I think it's more respectful and more helpful to take the OP's question seriously rather than twist it into the question I...
01-23-23, 08:17 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,111
Posted By Koyote

Agreed. Agreed. The opening post...

Agreed.



Agreed.

The opening post reads as if sjanzeir hadn't done even minimal research, as it didn't include any specific questions. But rather than responding as I did, I could've (and...
01-22-23, 09:11 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,787
Posted By Koyote

Patently false. If you're drinking Miller or Bud,...

Patently false. If you're drinking Miller or Bud, sure, it's under 5%. At my local taproom, which typically has 7-8 different beers on tap, I don't think I've ever seen one that is under 5%.
01-22-23, 06:09 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,111
Posted By Koyote

Have you heard of "lazy"?

Have you heard of "lazy"?
01-22-23, 01:05 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,787
Posted By Koyote

But you apparently don't understand that alcohol...

But you apparently don't understand that alcohol is alcohol -- i.e., that volume is all that matters, as far as your health is concerned. Makes no difference whether it's in the form of beer or hard...
01-22-23, 10:47 AM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,787
Posted By Koyote

In other words, it's only happening in your...

In other words, it's only happening in your imagination.

This is sooo on-brand for you, as you've often displayed a weird persecution complex.
01-21-23, 10:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By Koyote

You might want to look into the freehub...

You might want to look into the freehub availability, since Kontact 's link shows "out of stock."

If you can't get the Shimano freehub, you might as well return the wheels.
01-21-23, 10:08 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 3,773
Posted By Koyote

Now you don't understand numbers? Plus,...

Now you don't understand numbers?

Plus, check the thread title. Read it slowly and think about it.
01-21-23, 10:06 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,787
Posted By Koyote

That's a meaningless claim, since the former...

That's a meaningless claim, since the former group is much larger than the latter group.
01-21-23, 10:05 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 4,787
Posted By Koyote

Please show me the moralizing in this thread. I...

Please show me the moralizing in this thread. I must have missed it.
01-20-23, 09:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 637
Posted By Koyote

I've got several different generations of Shimano...

I've got several different generations of Shimano STIs, everything from nine speed to eleven speed, 105 and Ultegra, and I've never given a second thought to any of them. They're all fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-23, 08:32 PM
Replies: 254
Views: 9,362
Posted By Koyote

Good grief. Have any of you actually read Unsafe...

Good grief. Have any of you actually read Unsafe at Any Speed? One chapter, out of eight, focused on the Corvair. The other seven chapters were about common design features that compromised the...
01-20-23, 08:07 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,590
Posted By Koyote

My thoughts exactly, genejockey . I'm glad that...

My thoughts exactly, genejockey . I'm glad that we now have greater awareness of, and repercussions for, the sort of casual racism that was commonplace in my youth.
01-20-23, 12:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 261
Posted By Koyote

The bike is a big pile of wtf.

The bike is a big pile of wtf.
01-20-23, 11:12 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,590
Posted By Koyote

Ah, so you're playing the "Some of my best...

Ah, so you're playing the "Some of my best friends are ---" card.

Nice.
01-20-23, 10:18 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,590
Posted By Koyote

If I owned one, I'm sure I would enjoy it. ...

If I owned one, I'm sure I would enjoy it.

btw, xenophobia is not a good look.
01-20-23, 10:01 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,590
Posted By Koyote

I hate to burst your bubble, but welding and...

I hate to burst your bubble, but welding and brazing are very mature technologies. It can be (and is) done well in pretty much any country on the planet.
01-20-23, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By Koyote

Cheers to Wahoo Customer Support

My Wahoo Bolt v.2 is only six months old, always updated, and charged with the right type of block -- and recently the battery started draining way too rapidly. I sent an email to Wahoo support last...
01-19-23, 08:55 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,294
Posted By Koyote

I owned an M6 with a 35mm Summicron for a year --...

I owned an M6 with a 35mm Summicron for a year -- hated it. The worst ergonomics I've ever experienced, and the lens was *****. Just reloading it with a fresh roll of film required three hands. Just...
01-19-23, 07:41 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,294
Posted By Koyote

I can't keep from laughing at someone who can't...

I can't keep from laughing at someone who can't understand that some people have different preferences and different budgets than he has. Are you twelve years old?
01-19-23, 06:48 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,294
Posted By Koyote

Especially if you fill the keg with dumpster...

Especially if you fill the keg with dumpster vodka.
01-19-23, 06:33 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,294
Posted By Koyote

I recently wrote this in another thread, in...

I recently wrote this in another thread, in response to another poster, but it bears repeating: the inability to accept that your own preferences and values are not universal is a rather juvenile...
01-19-23, 05:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,291
Posted By Koyote

I'm an actual economist, and I agree with this:

I'm an actual economist, and I agree with this:
01-19-23, 05:38 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,294
Posted By Koyote

It seems like you expect the rest of us to turn a...

It seems like you expect the rest of us to turn a profit on each of our hobbies. That is stupid.
01-19-23, 11:26 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,294
Posted By Koyote

If I'm such a fool, why do I have so much money?

If I'm such a fool, why do I have so much money?
01-19-23, 11:08 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,294
Posted By Koyote

I'll make a deal with you: I'll spend my money as...

I'll make a deal with you: I'll spend my money as I wish, and you can do the same.
01-19-23, 09:24 AM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,294
Posted By Koyote

If you do try it, be sure to wear a helmet. :)

If you do try it, be sure to wear a helmet. :)
01-19-23, 08:32 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,130
Posted By Koyote

I didn't mention Paul directly, but did offer...

I didn't mention Paul directly, but did offer this much earlier in the thread. (Paul was one of the brands that I was thinking about.) Deda still makes a few silver alloy components, and plenty of...
01-19-23, 07:55 AM
Replies: 722
Views: 17,048
Posted By Koyote

I am more inclined to believe a random stranger...

I am more inclined to believe a random stranger on the Internet than I am inclined to believe a company’s own marketing rhetoric. I mean, which one of them has a vested interest in getting you to...
01-18-23, 09:51 PM
Replies: 663
Views: 14,294
Posted By Koyote

The OP was likely just trolling...But even if we...

The OP was likely just trolling...But even if we take him seriously, I'm not sure he's asking the question that you're asking. In fact, it's unclear just what he's asking or suggesting. This line...
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