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09-18-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,886
Posted By tomato coupe

It's pretty clear you don't understand your own...

It's pretty clear you don't understand your own problem. If the bike's acceleration did not depend on the gradient, you would coast to a stop at the same rate on a 45% slope as you would on a 1%...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 486
Posted By tomato coupe

Nationality of the rider determines the language,...

Nationality of the rider determines the language, obviously.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 486
Posted By tomato coupe

The pro mechanics do it alphabetically.

The pro mechanics do it alphabetically.
09-16-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,756
Posted By tomato coupe

I heard both Hammer and Clif are working on...

I heard both Hammer and Clif are working on maltodextrin-based chain lubes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 300
Posted By tomato coupe

If your plans aren't set, I'd recommend both the...

If your plans aren't set, I'd recommend both the GYNY SF and Tour of the Moon over the Denver Century.
09-16-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,756
Posted By tomato coupe

When I hear "50000 km without a flat" I...

When I hear "50000 km without a flat" I immediately think of Breatharianism and Twinkies.
09-16-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,187
Posted By tomato coupe

What is mounted underneath the downtube?

What is mounted underneath the downtube?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 300
Posted By tomato coupe

I wouldn't call Lookout Mountain "heading up on a...

I wouldn't call Lookout Mountain "heading up on a mountain climb", as it starts in the town of Golden and only goes up to about 7,200 feet. Unless the forecast is for unseasonably cool weather, arm...
09-16-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,756
Posted By tomato coupe

If someone says your'e as dumb as a box of...

If someone says your'e as dumb as a box of hammers, is it an insult to hammers, boxes, or both?
09-16-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,886
Posted By tomato coupe

You just flunked your own quiz; it takes just...

You just flunked your own quiz; it takes just over 2 seconds to coast to a stop, not less than a second.
09-15-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,187
Posted By tomato coupe

What's the theme, and what are Rat Finks?

What's the theme, and what are Rat Finks?
09-15-21, 04:17 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,756
Posted By tomato coupe

Okay, I stand corrected. The OP, drunk on...

Okay, I stand corrected. The OP, drunk on rubbing alcohol, spends his time checking out other riders' tool packages and fantasizing about them wearing panties.
09-15-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,187
Posted By tomato coupe

Upgrading to Dura Ace would help offset the...

Upgrading to Dura Ace would help offset the weight penalty of those valve caps.
09-15-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,756
Posted By tomato coupe

I guess we're starting to get the whole picture...

I guess we're starting to get the whole picture here. The OP, drunk on rubbing alcohol, spends his time checking out other riders' tool packages. I'm switching to baggy shorts ...
09-15-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,756
Posted By tomato coupe

This should be cross-posted in the thread about...

This should be cross-posted in the thread about bike shoes. If you wore the right shoes, you wouldn't have had a problem.
09-15-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,756
Posted By tomato coupe

Do you carry a crock pot on long trips so you can...

Do you carry a crock pot on long trips so you can re-wax your chain?
09-14-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 2,756
Posted By tomato coupe

The next thread will be about why some cyclists...

The next thread will be about why some cyclists don't eat anything when they ride, all because the OP doesn't see any food in cycling videos.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 06:37 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 2,788
Posted By tomato coupe

A lot of people on Internet forums spend a lot...

A lot of people on Internet forums spend a lot more time online than they do actually talking to people. For them, the answer to your question probably is yes.
09-14-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,886
Posted By tomato coupe

Not if the red parts are rotating. The Tour de...

Not if the red parts are rotating. The Tour de France has never been won on tires with red sidewalls.
09-14-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,064
Posted By tomato coupe

Everyone I know that uses a compact double has...

Everyone I know that uses a compact double has figured out how to use them in an easy, efficient manner. (It's pretty simple.) Clearly, however, you should stick with a triple.
09-14-21, 05:00 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,064
Posted By tomato coupe

No more hunting and pecking than when you go to a...

No more hunting and pecking than when you go to a lower gear from the big-second-biggest gear combination.
09-12-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 2,064
Posted By tomato coupe

I do the same at restaurants. I try to be vague,...

I do the same at restaurants. I try to be vague, in order to not get food that I want to eat.
09-11-21, 01:35 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 780
Posted By tomato coupe

You never get out the saddle on level ground when...

You never get out the saddle on level ground when riding outside?
09-11-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,691
Posted By tomato coupe

Sock height is a pretty good indicator of how...

Sock height is a pretty good indicator of how serious a cyclist is.
09-10-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 4,824
Posted By tomato coupe

So, he was cross chaining?

So, he was cross chaining?
09-10-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 4,824
Posted By tomato coupe

But, if the chamois goes on the inside, then the...

But, if the chamois goes on the inside, then the chamois butter will end up on the inside. How will the butter keep your Brooks saddle soft and supple if you put it inside your shorts?
09-10-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 4,824
Posted By tomato coupe

The chamois goes on the inside? Oops. Time to...

The chamois goes on the inside? Oops. Time to start a new thread?
09-09-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,962
Posted By tomato coupe

I know a few retired pro riders, and they all...

I know a few retired pro riders, and they all ride carbon bikes. And, every former pro I've encountered at Gran Fondos, charity events, etc. were all on carbon bikes.
09-09-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,886
Posted By tomato coupe

Advertising?

Advertising?
09-08-21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,465
Posted By tomato coupe

You're the only one who seems to think that's...

You're the only one who seems to think that's what it means. The rest of us, including the OP and the dictionaries, don't agree with that definition.


I don't care if he uses the term or not....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,061
Posted By tomato coupe

Yeah, busted. How about "I'm a tiny bit hesitant...

Yeah, busted. How about "I'm a tiny bit hesitant to point out that an increase in downhill coasting speed is likely due to weight gain."
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 05:19 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,061
Posted By tomato coupe

I hate to say it, but an increase in downhill...

I hate to say it, but an increase in downhill coasting speed is likely due to weight gain.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 05:14 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 780
Posted By tomato coupe

Why no standing on Zwift? What's an...

Why no standing on Zwift?



What's an air mover?
09-08-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 4,824
Posted By tomato coupe

That's easy to believe. Somewhere in my drawer I...

That's easy to believe. Somewhere in my drawer I have a pair of $10 cycling shorts, a pair of $20 cycling bib tights, and a $5 cycling jersey. Every pair of non-cycling shorts and every t-shirt I own...
09-08-21, 02:49 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 4,824
Posted By tomato coupe

I think it's just the "Look how little I spent"...

I think it's just the "Look how little I spent" that happens in every activity or hobby.
09-08-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,465
Posted By tomato coupe

Actually, it was the OP who brought it up again....

Actually, it was the OP who brought it up again. Maybe he should quit using the phrase if he doesn't mean it?

Post #152
09-07-21, 06:49 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 4,824
Posted By tomato coupe

Someone is going to feel really special when you...

Someone is going to feel really special when you tell them why you're giving them that pair of shorts.
09-07-21, 03:33 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,465
Posted By tomato coupe

There are a lot of people that will tell you that...

There are a lot of people that will tell you that Dura Ace shifters and front derailleurs perform better than Ultegra and 105.
09-07-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,465
Posted By tomato coupe

Merriam Webster is even more direct:Definition of...

Merriam Webster is even more direct:Definition of money is no object—used to say that someone is not concerned about the price of things
09-07-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,465
Posted By tomato coupe

Or a dog park ...

Or a dog park ...
09-07-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,465
Posted By tomato coupe

Switching to Campy doesn't really change...

Switching to Campy doesn't really change anything. You're still going to have the same contradiction if you say it's a "money no object" build but question whether Super Record is worth the extra...
09-07-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,465
Posted By tomato coupe

It's a valid point. If it's really a "money no...

It's a valid point. If it's really a "money no object" build, then you buy the best regardless of cost, and you get Dura Ace. If you're are asking whether Dura Ace is worth the extra money, then it's...
09-07-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 797
Posted By tomato coupe

Did you mean second use for an eyewash station?

Did you mean second use for an eyewash station?
09-02-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,204
Posted By tomato coupe

We had some genius in a passing car yell "Single...

We had some genius in a passing car yell "Single file!" Seriously.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,327
Posted By tomato coupe

Even if you blame the other riders for "taking...

Even if you blame the other riders for "taking the bait", the result is the same; the speed of the group increases. The continually increasing speed is the problem, and it all starts with the half...
09-02-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,962
Posted By tomato coupe

Good advice, but I think you're wasting your...

Good advice, but I think you're wasting your time. The OP isn't really interested in a carbon bike. ​​He started an identical thread on another forum, and quickly posted the following:

"Frankly,...
09-02-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,850
Posted By tomato coupe

Not all groups ride at 24+ mph. In fact, most do...

Not all groups ride at 24+ mph. In fact, most do not.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 3,327
Posted By tomato coupe

Great, then start a thread titled "How do I teach...

Great, then start a thread titled "How do I teach someone not to ride off the front of a group?" But, quit yammering on about it in this thread, because it has nothing to do with half wheeling.
09-01-21, 10:59 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,850
Posted By tomato coupe

What group did you ride with? The Medellín Cartel...

What group did you ride with? The Medellín Cartel Tuesday evening ride?
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