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07-30-21, 06:48 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,033
Posted By Milton Keynes

When Al Gore was a young scientist experimenting...

When Al Gore was a young scientist experimenting with developing a computer network.
07-28-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,033
Posted By KJ43

Since you are from the future, just let the OP...

Since you are from the future, just let the OP know what bike he will eventually purchase.
07-28-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,033
Posted By Biketiger

Your question wasn't stupid - it was just poorly...

Your question wasn't stupid - it was just poorly constructed. Were you being rhetorical wanting to know why bikes in general are so expensive or were you researching purchasing options and were...
07-27-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,070
Posted By prj71

Can someone please define what a professional...

Can someone please define what a professional bike is?

I have very expensive bikes, but I'm not a professional.
07-27-21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,070
Posted By caloso

Fun fact: the first Nobel Prizes were bicycles,...

Fun fact: the first Nobel Prizes were bicycles, but recipients argued over whether they should take the lane or ride as far right as possible, and it became so ugly that Alfred Nobel said forget it,...
07-27-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,070
Posted By indyfabz

lol You've reached your 5 post limit for today,...

lol You've reached your 5 post limit for today, lol, but I will leave this for you when you start up again bright and early...

I don't believe you are genuine, and your approach is bush league and...
07-27-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,070
Posted By Reflector Guy

I think it's a product of the "everyone gets a...

I think it's a product of the "everyone gets a trophy" mentality we see nowadays.

Melt down all those "trophies" and you can make a bike out of them. Maybe.
07-27-21, 05:57 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,070
Posted By Phil_gretz

Why don't you describe your training in economics...

Why don't you describe your training in economics or business, if any?
07-27-21, 05:05 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,070
Posted By PeteHski

You could buy some metal & rubber and try...

You could buy some metal & rubber and try designing and building your own bike.
07-21-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,536
Posted By livedarklions

Actually, it's dumber, cyclists generally feel...

Actually, it's dumber, cyclists generally feel like they're willing to cycle.

I'm also under the impression that women may be more likely to be intolerant of male hairiness than they were in...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,611
Posted By yarbrough462

Deleted…not getting drawn back in…

Deleted…not getting drawn back in…
07-21-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,188
Posted By probe1957

I have never had any surgeries or injuries that...

I have never had any surgeries or injuries that inhibit my ability to ride. I am just old and slow but I don't care. Yesterday I rode 14 miles at average 11.5 MPH. I track it just for the hell of...
07-20-21, 03:37 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,536
Posted By fredlord

Hey, no need to get excited. I wasn't...

Hey, no need to get excited.

I wasn't talking to you.
07-19-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,536
Posted By livedarklions

Lame, lame, lame. Really, really, really lame. ...

Lame, lame, lame. Really, really, really lame. The astoudingest quality of lame in the history of lameness. An unparalleled hobbling. Beyond the scale of gait impairment. Like a centipede with 50...
07-19-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,536
Posted By RChung

I have a friend who rides bikes, shaves her legs,...

I have a friend who rides bikes, shaves her legs, is openly gay, and says exactly the same thing.
07-18-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 931
Posted By livedarklions

Having tried to read it, I think we're all having...

Having tried to read it, I think we're all having that feeling.
07-18-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,536
Posted By livedarklions

For the sake of the species, I'm going to express...

For the sake of the species, I'm going to express disapproval of your last sentence.

Your point about this being more of a fashion thing than any kind of long-standing tradition is well-taken. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 472
Posted By tomato coupe

Ever punched a hole in your carbon rim, Yes ...

Ever punched a hole in your carbon rim,

Yes

repaired it,

Yes

and lived to tell?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 988
Posted By genejockey

Another good reason to ride solo. That and...

Another good reason to ride solo. That and misanthropy.
07-18-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,188
Posted By PeteHski

For weight loss I just do a bit of calorie...

For weight loss I just do a bit of calorie counting for a while and for me it works well - although I'm only looking to lose maybe 10 lbs max for some specific climbing events. But it always...
07-18-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,188
Posted By downtube42

I'm not a fan of metrics, because most metrics...

I'm not a fan of metrics, because most metrics are indirect measures of the thing you're actually trying to increase. People focus on the metric, missing the actual point. That happens in business,...
07-18-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,188
Posted By big john

Retirement is the greatest thing ever invented...

Retirement is the greatest thing ever invented and it has helped my cycling and mental health. Just keep having fun and you will look forward to riding. I was also quite shocked at how hard it is to...
07-18-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,188
Posted By pgjackson

Diet is absolutely more important than exercise...

Diet is absolutely more important than exercise for weight loss. Many cyclists unintentionally sabotage their weight loss goals by overeating (pre-ride carbo loading, sugary "energy" gels and drinks...
07-16-21, 05:58 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,536
Posted By livedarklions

Oh, ffs, drop the weight thing already. There's...

Oh, ffs, drop the weight thing already. There's not a single person on this thread that thinks you know what you're talking about. This thread had absolutely nothing to do with weight, and you...
07-16-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,536
Posted By livedarklions

I've decided that everyone who is arguing back...

I've decided that everyone who is arguing back and forth about leg hair and road rash is assuming that every man has leg hair like they do. I've never shaved my legs, but I have so little leg hair...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 528
Posted By Kimmo

Here's a maddeningly obvious one that can be easy...

Here's a maddeningly obvious one that can be easy to miss - end of the FD cable hitting the crank.
07-16-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,536
Posted By livedarklions

Wow, that's an actual nitpicking point! Well,...

Wow, that's an actual nitpicking point! Well, gnatpicking, anyway.
07-16-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,536
Posted By livedarklions

I left out aerodynamic from your quote because...

I left out aerodynamic from your quote because that was rather silly--overweight dudes argue about aerodynamics in lots of activities.

What's left seems like a pretty low bar. Overweight dudes in...
07-16-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,536
Posted By livedarklions

Trait?! You think this is genetic? Oh,...

Trait?! You think this is genetic?

Oh, wait, you probably do.....
07-16-21, 05:31 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,536
Posted By indyfabz

I also left the hospital with some on. And that...

I also left the hospital with some on. And that glue residue is pesky as hell. I had a fractured thumb so it made things even harder. Definitely want a shave next time—assuming I’m conscious when...
07-15-21, 07:25 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,536
Posted By pgjackson

I love it. It's the gift that keeps on giving. ...

I love it. It's the gift that keeps on giving. My guess is this goes on for at least 3-4 more pages.
07-15-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,536
Posted By tempocyclist

:lol: *stocks up on quarters* :lol: :deadhorse:...

:lol: *stocks up on quarters* :lol:
:deadhorse:





This is basically it for me. If I'm 100% honest, I don't do it for the aero gains, massages, road rash risk, etc. I do it because I think...
07-15-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,536
Posted By N2deep

In proper southern Y’all is constrained to less...

In proper southern Y’all is constrained to less than three people, if addressing a group “All Y’All” is proper.. :>0
07-15-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,536
Posted By caloso

Toxic masculinity is a helluva drug.

Toxic masculinity is a helluva drug.
07-15-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,536
Posted By shelbyfv

Five pages! Up next from the "new" member-...

Five pages! Up next from the "new" member- Question about Chain Lube.:rolleyes:
07-15-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 332
Posted By grizzly907la

GMC Denali Phase I

I finally rebuilt the GMC Denali Road bike I got roughly two weeks ago. It didn't go exactly the way I planned it. I want to go with drop bars and brifters, but decided against that and instead went...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 378
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I have a Cervelo C3, it's a road bike that can...

I have a Cervelo C3, it's a road bike that can take 33 mm tires. Probably 35. But very much a road bike. Similar to what you're looking at. I love it. Wouldn't take it down a MTB trail, but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,611
Posted By tomato coupe

They didn't actually use the tubes -- they traded...

They didn't actually use the tubes -- they traded them for fancy watches.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 11:17 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,611
Posted By seypat

What I heard was that because of the steel...

What I heard was that because of the steel shortage, their team food preparers were having a hard time getting blades for their meat cutting machines. They had to convert a lot of the disc rotors to...
07-15-21, 10:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,287
Posted By Bald Paul

My dogs are old, and don't have any teeth. Still,...

My dogs are old, and don't have any teeth. Still, we don't give them knives to attack people with. :lol:
07-15-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,536
Posted By Phil_gretz

I'm not quite sure. I have a daughter in Texas,...

I'm not quite sure. I have a daughter in Texas, and her in-laws are Texans. My other daughter married a Texan.

I think that 'Y'all' is singular. The plural is "all y'all". YMMV
07-15-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,536
Posted By indyfabz

Sorry, but shaving legs here and there, as...

Sorry, but shaving legs here and there, as opposed to shaving them in their entirety, IS weird. :D
07-15-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,536
Posted By Milton Keynes

"Does it have five blades, or six?"

"Does it have five blades, or six?"
07-15-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,536
Posted By Lakerat

If you are seeking a job application, you should...

If you are seeking a job application, you should probably move it to the commerce section of the forum.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-21, 07:20 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,611
Posted By seypat

They went too far now. Why would they make their...

They went too far now. Why would they make their own equipment decisions without consulting the general public first? I'm having a hard time with this one. :D
07-15-21, 07:03 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,536
Posted By Milton Keynes

Dirty Hairy you say? "This is the Gillette Fusion...

Dirty Hairy you say? "This is the Gillette Fusion 5, the most powerful razor in the world. Go ahead... shave my legs..."
...
07-15-21, 05:26 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 712
Posted By Steve B.

I think both Velonews and Cycling News cover the...

I think both Velonews and Cycling News cover the technical features and bikes in their lead-up to the Tour.
07-14-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 5,536
Posted By Koyote

"y'alls" is not a thing anywhere. "Y'all" is...

"y'alls" is not a thing anywhere. "Y'all" is plural, so adding an 's' at the end is incorrect, unless you insert an apostrophe to indicate the possessive. ("Y'all's")
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 528
Posted By ofajen

Hopefully you have it! For future...

Hopefully you have it!

For future reference, some things that I’ve found that click:

seat rail in the post clamp
seatpost in the frame
bottom bracket loose cup
joint of drive side crank...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-21, 07:52 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,611
Posted By colnago62

It is a very slow wheel change. Even flats where...

It is a very slow wheel change. Even flats where the team car is right there, you will see them get the spare bike out. Perfect example of that is when Cavendish flatted close to the finish, the...
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