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Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,445
Posted By caloso

What’s the deal with bunny hops? It’s just a...

What’s the deal with bunny hops? It’s just a z-axis swerve. Sometimes necessary, it shouldn’t cause any issues for riders around you.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 08:06 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,445
Posted By big john

I've done that, just yell out because there is no...

I've done that, just yell out because there is no time to point.
It also sucks when a rider ahead hits a rock and it is rolling around when I get there.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,127
Posted By RChung

Not that you'll see this but I think it's...

Not that you'll see this but I think it's probably good that you do this. You're happier and it doesn't matter to me because I get to make comments without your responses, so it's pretty much a...
07-17-21, 03:37 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 2,862
Posted By genejockey

Break/brake - same difference, for all intensive...

Break/brake - same difference, for all intensive purposes. The pronounciations are the same. I could care less.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 5,796
Posted By PeteHski

You only need to despise marketing if you are NOT...

You only need to despise marketing if you are NOT smart enough.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 5,796
Posted By Doomrider74

You don't have to "despise" the marking industry...

You don't have to "despise" the marking industry at all, and doing so isn't a sign of intelligence, either (I'd argue quite the opposite). It just takes a bit of critical thinking.

Personally, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 5,796
Posted By PeteHski

But if they were actually rubbish people would...

But if they were actually rubbish people would soon stop buying them, even if they believed every word of marketing BS. IME you can't market a turd for very long without people catching on. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By chaadster

Oh for sure… Tweetsie and Creeper are rail...

Oh for sure… Tweetsie and Creeper are rail trails, right? Yeah, you’ll be crushin’ those; the Diverge isn’t the most gravelly of gravel bikes in terms of geometry, so it’ll feel like a road bike. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 11:49 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,674
Posted By mstateglfr

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x518/19789999_a8db03ce2abb638b7fb51ed017a7127d3dd098ef.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 06:43 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,674
Posted By Doomrider74

It means professional sports people are...

It means professional sports people are notoriously resistant to change, even if its for the better.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-21, 05:32 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,964
Posted By Koyote

Yes, Iím sure that she thinks you are sick.

Yes, Iím sure that she thinks you are sick.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-21, 11:08 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,964
Posted By guadzilla

I suspect its the same way that I was rooting for...

I suspect its the same way that I was rooting for the special needs kid who did an Ironman a few months ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,964
Posted By Koyote

Very interesting post. We've never discussed this...

Very interesting post. We've never discussed this around here before. Can't wait for the discussion.
06-29-21, 06:42 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,657
Posted By Pop N Wood

Not undermining anything. Simply wondering why...

Not undermining anything. Simply wondering why this is the first year since the race started that the winner wasn't in the 7-9 day range. Mileage was less than some other years, route from...
06-29-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 4,674
Posted By ksryder

Old dudes are threatened by any sort of...

Old dudes are threatened by any sort of innovation or change.

Oh wait, you were asking for what was new and different. My bad.
06-29-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,848
Posted By Koyote

Very interesting post. I mean, we've never...

Very interesting post.

I mean, we've never discussed this question around here.
06-26-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,838
Posted By terrymorse

That all depends on what your definition of...

That all depends on what your definition of "counter steer" is, since there is no formal definition.
06-26-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,838
Posted By El Fug

The Wikipedia article on countersteering is...

The Wikipedia article on countersteering is really good. It touches on many of the points of contention I've seen in this and other threads.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Countersteering
06-23-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,499
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

I refuse to answer this thread’s question until...

I refuse to answer this thread’s question until we hash out how bicyclists breath in climbs. Is it “in and out”, or “out and in”? Also, which leg pedals first, left or right?
06-23-21, 04:08 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,499
Posted By Koyote

This has tremendous potential, but I'd rather not...

This has tremendous potential, but I'd rather not get banned.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-21, 10:25 PM
Replies: 236
Views: 10,244
Posted By krakhaus

You show up to a club ride with no helmet, they...

You show up to a club ride with no helmet, they say you can't ride with them, but you do anyway, then you crash. I think you made their point quite well.
06-21-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,143
Posted By genejockey

Hard to say. Two C&V bikes I bought this year...

Hard to say. Two C&V bikes I bought this year had been largely unused for 10 years in one case and at least 30 in another.


Maybe that's a glut of really tony bikes, like Colnagos and Pinarellos?
06-19-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,631
Posted By Paul Barnard

Can you point me to a formal definition of cross...

Can you point me to a formal definition of cross chaining? When you read his actual words with an eye toward understanding, rather than nitpicking language with an eye toward winning an internet...
06-18-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,631
Posted By Koyote

Iím thinking of cross-chaining as a more extreme...

Iím thinking of cross-chaining as a more extreme angle between the chainring and the chosen cogÖWhich is reduced by choosing the optimal chainring on a 2x setup. (And reduced still further by a 3x.)...
06-18-21, 05:05 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,631
Posted By Koyote

Umm, no. You will be cross-chained more in a 1X...

Umm, no. You will be cross-chained more in a 1X setup than in a 2X set up. But itís nothing to worry about. Just keep an eye on chain wear.
06-15-21, 12:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,052
Posted By Kapusta

Only on bike forums will someone tell you that if...

Only on bike forums will someone tell you that if you feel great after a shower after a ride that youíre doing something wrong.
06-13-21, 02:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,070
Posted By Gresp15C

The tradition of BF is for the first response to...

The tradition of BF is for the first response to completely not answer the question at all, but go off on a different tangent. ;)

With that said, when I was a kid and my family went on long hikes,...
06-12-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,957
Posted By Koyote

So, you prefer "drop" rides, then?

So, you prefer "drop" rides, then?
06-11-21, 02:10 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 11,490
Posted By caloso

Peloton riders are well known as the experts in...

Peloton riders are well known as the experts in biomechanical efficiency,
06-10-21, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 543
Posted By WhyFi

More might wish you luck if you stopped eroding...

More might wish you luck if you stopped eroding any remaining good will with spam posts advertising your pedals.
06-09-21, 08:14 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 4,920
Posted By Chuck M

Ironic this thread has gone to discussions of...

Ironic this thread has gone to discussions of peeing on rides since it turned into a pissing contest early on.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-21, 08:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,514
Posted By RChung

I bought a Przewalski bib for $25, and I thought...

I bought a Przewalski bib for $25, and I thought it was easily worth $35.
06-01-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,131
Posted By mstateglfr

I find it no more or less creepy than all the...

I find it no more or less creepy than all the other social network platform apps that do the same thing.
05-27-21, 09:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,403
Posted By indyfabz

I got one of these at an event. Many years later...

I got one of these at an event. Many years later I now I have more than 150.

https://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0076/9956/2562/products/C600000321_large.jpg?v=1576294931
05-20-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,020
Posted By Paul Barnard

I don't appreciate that. It's been years since I...

I don't appreciate that. It's been years since I worked in retail. I don't stock anymore.

If you want to call me a megalomaniac, I'll accept that, but only if it's spelled correctly. I'd rather...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,082
Posted By Dean V

Absolutely not. Can't be. Everyone knows that...

Absolutely not. Can't be.
Everyone knows that Ti lasts forever.
05-17-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 9,046
Posted By StanSeven

This thread has boiled down to bickering between...

This thread has boiled down to bickering between two members and there hasn’t been constructive posts by others for a while. Time to close
05-17-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 9,046
Posted By njkayaker

You should probably lock the thread.

You should probably lock the thread.
05-16-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 9,046
Posted By caloso

Dude. I am repeating what I have said since the...

Dude. I am repeating what I have said since the first page of this thread. Scroll back. Way back.



This is bizarre, even by BF standards.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,576
Posted By prj71

Actually the OP did say that...

Actually the OP did say that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-21, 05:51 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,576
Posted By WhyFi

I'm not offended - you're just categorically...

I'm not offended - you're just categorically wrong unless, in your universe, "suck" means, "not optimized to the Nth degree."

But go ahead - dig your heels in more deeply. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,576
Posted By WhyFi

You're not wrong for "going against the mob,"...

You're not wrong for "going against the mob," you're just wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,591
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

How about the champion who is most effective at...

How about the champion who is most effective at starting threads with a ridiculous premise and getting people to buy in?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,576
Posted By danmyersmn

I did exactly what you are suggesting. I...

I did exactly what you are suggesting. I purchased a gravel bike and built 2 sets of wheels. I used the same hubs, cassettes and rotors on both sets so that I could swap from one set to another with...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 4,964
Posted By Eric F

Some people are determined to find out just how...

Some people are determined to find out just how much lipstick one can put on a pig.
05-13-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 874
Posted By autonomy

Quality thread! All 'em rich folks showing off...

Quality thread! All 'em rich folks showing off their wealth riding their $500+ bikes... smh
05-06-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,816
Posted By pdlamb

Is your point that some people dress differently...

Is your point that some people dress differently than you, or that they ride faster than you do?
05-05-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 6,902
Posted By bikemig

It's been a tough time for everyone during the...

It's been a tough time for everyone during the pandemic. I would have given the driver a break and just ridden around the car.
05-04-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 292
Views: 9,046
Posted By wolfchild

5 pages and not even one reply from OP. This...

5 pages and not even one reply from OP. This thread is a success..
05-03-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 292
Views: 9,046
Posted By Koyote

I totally wasted a couple riders the other day,...

I totally wasted a couple riders the other day, and I'll bet I had 50 years on 'em. 'Course, I'm 58.
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