Go Back  Bike Forums > Search Forums
Reload this Page >

Search Results

Notices
 
Search: Posts Made By: Koyote
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
Search took 0.35 seconds.
09-26-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 306
Posted By Koyote

I dunno. Maybe someone else does. It might be...

I dunno. Maybe someone else does. It might be proprietary - for a specific brand of light.
09-26-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 306
Posted By Koyote

Well, what are you planning to use it for? That...

Well, what are you planning to use it for? That might help with identification.

Also, perhaps another photo, which shows it from another angle?
09-24-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 249
Posted By Koyote

Yep. And if the wheel does need to be replaced,...

Yep. And if the wheel does need to be replaced, they will be able to get you a new one.
09-22-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By Koyote

Here you go....

Here you go. (https://www.parktool.com/blog/repair-help/spd-pedal-overhaul)
09-21-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By Koyote

I would skip this seller just because those...

I would skip this seller just because those photos suck.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 10:19 AM
Replies: 237
Views: 6,469
Posted By Koyote

If rim breaks are dead, I hope no one tells all...

If rim breaks are dead, I hope no one tells all those bikes hanging in my garage. Including the one I rode to work today.
09-21-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,616
Posted By Koyote

And that Rapha phone case has a rough textured...

And that Rapha phone case has a rough textured finish which will keep it from sliding out of a pocket so easily.
09-19-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 411
Posted By Koyote

I don’t really understand. You are upset that...

I don’t really understand. You are upset that other people are faster than you?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,078
Posted By Koyote

Thanks for that info. I forgot about DiNotte. ...

Thanks for that info. I forgot about DiNotte.

I have the Cygolite 350 and do not recommend it. It is actually two LEDs, stacked vertically, and I think they just sum their lumen values to claim...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,078
Posted By Koyote

I don't know of a rear light as bright as 400...

I don't know of a rear light as bright as 400 lumens; link?
09-18-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,123
Posted By Koyote

My very limited knowledge suggests that Steve is...

My very limited knowledge suggests that Steve is on the right track, and Mr 'Bent is not.

I have an old friend who flew F4 Phantoms in Vietnam - this was back when the F4 was the most advanced...
09-18-21, 06:48 AM
09-16-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,969
Posted By Koyote

If you can ride 50 or 60 in a day, you can ride...

If you can ride 50 or 60 in a day, you can ride 100. Start earlier, pace yourself, and be sure to eat and drink enough (but don't eat too much) along the way.
09-16-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,767
Posted By Koyote

It's also an insult to men, if you think about...

It's also an insult to men, if you think about it. The whole description of anything as "manly" is kind of stupid.
09-16-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,767
Posted By Koyote

livedarklions , you missed the point that...

livedarklions , you missed the point that downhillmaster is making: he's talking about which person is more likely to be a bike tech, not about which is a better bike tech. He reiterates the point...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 496
Posted By Koyote

If the wheels were poorly built - not fully...

If the wheels were poorly built - not fully stress-relieved and tensioned - they will indeed pop and ping while riding down your driveway. But if that's the issue with the OP's wheels, it'll be easy...
09-15-21, 02:30 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,707
Posted By Koyote

For my first "good bike" purchase, a long time...

For my first "good bike" purchase, a long time ago, I had it narrowed down to a red LeMond and a gray Giant. They were both just slightly above entry-level. The Giant somehow seemed more...
09-15-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,707
Posted By Koyote

I don't care which groupset is on it...I will...

I don't care which groupset is on it...I will always pick the red bike. And I don't mean SRAM Red.

You have found my weakness.
09-15-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,707
Posted By Koyote

That depends. Does the bike have Dura Ace, or...

That depends. Does the bike have Dura Ace, or just Ultegra?
09-15-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 664
Posted By Koyote

I think the argument in favor of DB spokes is...

I think the argument in favor of DB spokes is theoretical, and it makes sense to me. However, I suspect that the advantages of DB spokes are small when compared to differences in rim strength, hub...
09-14-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,124
Posted By Koyote

This got me to go back and read your post #16....

This got me to go back and read your post #16. The self-praise is warranted, regardless of what the 'thought cop' thinks.
09-14-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 3,124
Posted By Koyote

We're so fortunate to have you here, so that you...

We're so fortunate to have you here, so that you can tell us all what we are doing wrong. I thank you from the bottom of my heart.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10,679
Views: 145,723
Posted By Koyote

There's such a thing as a 'normal' cat?

There's such a thing as a 'normal' cat?
09-14-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,767
Posted By Koyote

You do you, I'll do me.

You do you, I'll do me.
09-14-21, 11:08 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,707
Posted By Koyote

Again, even the most uninformed cyclist would...

Again, even the most uninformed cyclist would know that it doesn't cost even 1% of that amount...Which is why your question is so ridiculous.
09-14-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,707
Posted By Koyote

You keep making this point - though in past posts...

You keep making this point - though in past posts you have framed it as a willingness to pay an "infinite" extra amount for D/A. And either way, it's ridiculous. We're all cyclists. We know that D/A...
09-13-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,156
Posted By Koyote

Not so be "that guy," but...My first vehicle was...

Not so be "that guy," but...My first vehicle was a '77 Ford F150 with a straight-six engine and a three-speed manual transmission. I could hop up and sit on the fender, with my legs dangling into the...
09-12-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,156
Posted By Koyote

When the wife and I were buying a new car in...

When the wife and I were buying a new car in 2007, we looked at the Element, and also at the Honda Fit. I took my measuring tape. The Fit had more interior space, including storage space, it got...
09-11-21, 07:15 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 732
Posted By Koyote

Counterpoint: You're seeing more bikes (cars,...

Counterpoint: You're seeing more bikes (cars, too) with this bland 'wet concrete' color - sort of a dark gray. Seemed boring to me, until I realized that it opens up almost unlimited possibilities of...
09-11-21, 06:20 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 775
Posted By Koyote

I carry two tubes, along with tire boots, plug...

I carry two tubes, along with tire boots, plug kit, etc. I also carry CO2 (with one cartridge) and a pump.
09-10-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 671
Posted By Koyote

You two have a real Sam and Diane thing going...

You two have a real Sam and Diane thing going here.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 909
Posted By Koyote

Shimano uses wires, and I believe Campy does,...

Shimano uses wires, and I believe Campy does, too. If the frame is not ported for the wiring, those are not options.

OP, a new wheelset and groupset will cost less than a new bike, and might...
09-09-21, 07:10 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,707
Posted By Koyote

Pot meets kettle.

Pot meets kettle.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,809
Posted By Koyote

There are plenty of good threaded BB bikes out...

There are plenty of good threaded BB bikes out there, with more mfrs going back to them all the time. If it is a worry for you, you should just go threaded.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 04:50 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,105
Posted By Koyote

Placebo effect.

Placebo effect.
09-08-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,511
Posted By Koyote

Bingo. Consider the thread title: "Are...

Bingo.

Consider the thread title: "Are higher end groupsets 'better' or just lighter?" Kind of a weird question, since - to most cyclists - lighter IS better.

Dura Ace IS better than the...
09-08-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,511
Posted By Koyote

Agreed. No evidence that I've seen posted. ...

Agreed. No evidence that I've seen posted.

And my (admittedly small) sample suggests that D/A holds up quite nicely.
09-08-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 846
Posted By Koyote

No. Just no. They are fingerless gloves. ...

No. Just no.

They are fingerless gloves.

Mitts are something that little kids wear in the winter.
09-08-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 846
Posted By Koyote

If they fit well and are well-made, I wouldn't...

If they fit well and are well-made, I wouldn't blanch at paying $75 for a pair of cycling gloves. But I'd feel better about it if they actually called them 'gloves' rather than 'mitts.'
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-21, 06:47 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 938
Posted By Koyote

OP is venting about PI's customer service. But...

OP is venting about PI's customer service. But it's pretty standard for a company to want you to send in a warranty claim for evaluation, and to pay your own shipping. Nothing to complain about.
09-08-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,511
Posted By Koyote

Interesting question! It’s never been asked...

Interesting question! It’s never been asked around here before. Can’t wait to see the responses.
09-08-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,707
Posted By Koyote

If ‘money is no object,’ you don’t worry about...

If ‘money is no object,’ you don’t worry about maintenance and repair costs.
09-07-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 5,564
Posted By Koyote

Good point. I should have stated that there will...

Good point. I should have stated that there will be no unanimous judgment.
09-07-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 193
Views: 5,564
Posted By Koyote

The fact that you have to ask "Who screwed up?"...

The fact that you have to ask "Who screwed up?" suggests that you will not get a definitive answer.
09-07-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,707
Posted By Koyote

This reminds me of a thread that someone started...

This reminds me of a thread that someone started a couple years back. The OP asked 'which is the very best mechanical disc brake caliper," and so I responded with a link to this...
09-07-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,707
Posted By Koyote

OP has boxed himself into a corner: claims to be...

OP has boxed himself into a corner: claims to be doing a "money no object build," but needs an excuse to not spring for the top-of-the-line groupset.

And now I'll be called a "troll" again for...
09-07-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,707
Posted By Koyote

:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,148
Posted By Koyote

One day, we went out to the garage, and our...

One day, we went out to the garage, and our one-year old car had a flat tire; my then-wife said, "That car is a piece of ****. We need a new one."

I kid you not.
09-06-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 387
Posted By Koyote

If it can't handle 30 miles of gravel riding, I...

If it can't handle 30 miles of gravel riding, I wouldn't even bother trying it a second time.
09-06-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 255
Views: 5,707
Posted By Koyote

[/b] I scrolled back, and it looks like the...

[/b]

I scrolled back, and it looks like the OP was the first poster to raise this possibility of D/A being less durable, which (I agree) is nonsense. If you're looking for an excuse to NOT buy...
Showing results 1 to 50 of 1000
 


 
Forum Jump

Contact Us - Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright © 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.