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11-01-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,054
Posted By Maelochs

I know I had to crash a few times before I...

I know I had to crash a few times before I smartened up and made not crashing a priority.

Really glad that when you heal you will be able to ride again.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-01-22, 06:21 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,748
Posted By Maelochs

I like bikes with frames.

I like bikes with frames.
10-31-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,500
Posted By Maelochs

All the BS aside, the guy says he leaves his bike...

All the BS aside, the guy says he leaves his bike outside because it is easier, and then complains that he sees negative effects because he leaves it outside.

So ... is it easier to bring the...
10-31-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,959
Posted By Maelochs

Rather than assume sub-bridge residency I would...

Rather than assume sub-bridge residency I would attribute certain posts simply to unclear thinking.

Obviously if you cannot climb hills on your bike you cannot put a rack on your bike .... um ......
10-31-22, 04:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 968
Posted By Maelochs

Sad you cannot ride .... but you can still...

Sad you cannot ride .... but you can still comment o9n five more posts and gain access to the admins.

Or ... start a post with a very insulting title, targeting the admins .... the y will find...
10-30-22, 03:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,500
Posted By Maelochs

Why not imagine a garage door which is welded...

Why not imagine a garage door which is welded shut, but there is a plugged-in welder or an oxy-acetylene torch nearby .... garage-door users are expected to re-weld the door after using?

Why not...
10-29-22, 05:57 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,500
Posted By Maelochs

I stow mine in a local dumpster because so few...

I stow mine in a local dumpster because so few people would ever look there.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 103
Views: 3,415
Posted By Maelochs

How can one tell?

How can one tell?
10-28-22, 03:43 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,054
Posted By Maelochs

Sad to hear you fell .... was it related to your...

Sad to hear you fell .... was it related to your condition of just a mishap?
10-27-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,013
Posted By Maelochs

So .... how much you feel comfortable spending...

So .... how much you feel comfortable spending should determine what engineers develop and manufacturers produce?

What is some other folks can afford more, and want more? Why should you limit...
10-27-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,013
Posted By Maelochs

Hey, we need a scold post because you guys are...

Hey, we need a scold post because you guys are Waaaay off topic and if I don't want to read about KPop or "Who let the Dogs Out" then I shouldn't have to read those things in this thread .... why...
10-27-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,013
Posted By Maelochs

I like both running rivers and white-water...

I like both running rivers and white-water rafting and kayaking. I have never has the urge to prove myself against ever-harder rapids, or to ride waterfalls and such .... but I have run some stuff...
10-27-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 838
Posted By Maelochs

He is not wearing kit, so Rydabent could probably...

He is not wearing kit, so Rydabent could probably accept him.
10-27-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,013
Posted By Maelochs

No effort was made to control or account for any...

No effort was made to control or account for any variables here. There were no "scientific experiments." This is some guy who had a point to make, or an opinion to express, and he did it.
10-27-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,611
Posted By Maelochs

Bikes are tools, you want the best tool for the...

Bikes are tools, you want the best tool for the job.

If you and Mrs. Gojira want to ride relaxedly off-road over dry, dusty, sort of flattish terrain, without a lot of fast downhills, rock...
10-26-22, 11:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By Maelochs

Whooops .... I read "freewheel hub" as freehub....

Whooops .... I read "freewheel hub" as freehub. Totally my mistake.
The Alex wheels might be stronger or lighter, but the tires should fit either.

Also, if Both are freehub wheels, you can swap...
10-26-22, 11:07 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,013
Posted By Maelochs

Well ,,,, if a person posts a complaint about...

Well ,,,, if a person posts a complaint about people not posting what he likes .... and suggest that those other posters Not post in threads where others post thing they don't like .... that is a...
10-26-22, 10:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 539
Posted By Maelochs

yes the tools needed to change a cassette are...

yes the tools needed to change a cassette are cheap and the job is simple and straightforward.

You need to make sure that you actually have a cassette, though.

A lot of cheaper bikes,...
10-26-22, 09:58 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 5,013
Posted By Maelochs

See how just switching your whining complaint...

See how just switching your whining complaint around a little bit makes it obvious that you had no actual question but were just here to .... complain about people interrupting threads to go...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 407
Posted By Maelochs

Beautiful bike, by the way. I think it would be...

Beautiful bike, by the way. I think it would be faster and handle better if you used a tire in back, though .... :D
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 407
Posted By Maelochs

Any crank should fit so long as it is...

Any crank should fit so long as it is square-taper, or you could buy a Shimano Hollowtech@ bottom bracket ..... you might have to play around with BB-width if you go square taper, or it might fit as...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 407
Posted By Maelochs

Disc brake hu8b will likely need 135-mm OLD .... ...

Disc brake hu8b will likely need 135-mm OLD .... 135mm dropout spacing. Really will not fit in between 126-mm chainstays.

You can squeeze a 130-mm (11-speed) wheel into a 126-mm steel frame .... ...
10-26-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 240
Posted By Maelochs

I suggest...

I suggest https://www.bikeforums.net/mountain-biking/
10-26-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,611
Posted By Maelochs

Thanks, PeteHski Only experiences with...

Thanks, PeteHski

Only experiences with anything below Deore is with a 7-speed Alivio derailleur on my C&V Cannondale road bike .... works fine on the road.

Everything off-road I have ever...
10-25-22, 01:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,611
Posted By Maelochs

darth_Lefty raises an important point---you want...

darth_Lefty raises an important point---you want Adjustable forks. Your weight, your preference, and how and where you ride determine how much rebound and stiffness you want ... and a lot of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,054
Posted By Maelochs

I have ridden a couple of the bridges around Jax...

I have ridden a couple of the bridges around Jax ..... the longer, flatter one and (many times) the metal nightmare which is steep and scary and slippery ..... If you always skip the metal bridge (I...
10-25-22, 06:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,611
Posted By Maelochs

With Shimano components, I would not go lower...

With Shimano components, I would not go lower than Sora and 105 tends to be the sweet spot. Wheels .... there are so many varieties, and some manufacturers scrimp on wheels on their higher-end...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-22, 08:08 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,563
Posted By Maelochs

It takes me more than two minutes to get the...

It takes me more than two minutes to get the cassette off ..... and I don't carry the tools.
10-24-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,374
Posted By Maelochs

Hopkinton? Marlboro?

Hopkinton? Marlboro?
10-24-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 3,732
Posted By Maelochs

Dude you have never ridden up a hill. You have...

Dude you have never ridden up a hill. You have bragged in other threads about how all your riding ins on a perfectly safe, perfectly maintained, perfectly flat MUP loop ......

What bugs me here...
10-24-22, 07:26 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,959
Posted By Maelochs

This thread reeks of someone who has no...

This thread reeks of someone who has no experience dumpster-diving .... can sellerz as well as the original nonetheless.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,193
Posted By Maelochs

I used to be a big Workswell fan ... I will look...

I used to be a big Workswell fan ... I will look at Yoeleo .... but group sets have tripled in price too ...... building bikes used to be a lot of fun .....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,558
Posted By Maelochs

:thumb: I wanted one without the suffocating...

:thumb:

I wanted one without the suffocating man's swollen head, but I make do .......
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,193
Posted By Maelochs

RChung .... sorry if you fail to grasp much...

RChung .... sorry if you fail to grasp much .... I have read a bunch of your posts and I know you are smarter than you are presenting yourself to be here, so I will take these responses as a form...
10-23-22, 06:14 AM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,374
Posted By Maelochs

Oh, yeah .... it is a learned response which...

Oh, yeah .... it is a learned response which took me years to adopt and it is far from perfected .... Rumor has it that I might have responded in ways which might get an "R" or "NC-17" rating after...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,193
Posted By Maelochs

Sort of hesitant to get in here again, but .......

Sort of hesitant to get in here again, but .... apparently a cup-and-a-half of coffee isn't enough to wake up my brain so here we are ......

The aero bike is Likely but not certainly going to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-22, 05:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,563
Posted By Maelochs

Sorry .... I tried .... but even after a...

Sorry .... I tried .... but even after a cup-and-a-half of coffee I just cannot take LarrySellerz seriously anymore.

Maybe if i still drank bourbon or something .... but not worth it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-22, 05:32 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,558
Posted By Maelochs

Also, I would like to commend chaadster for his...

Also, I would like to commend chaadster for his easy grace at extricating himself after a dangerous wrong turn in the debate. Class act. (I cannot find a "thumbs up" emoji, so use your imagination.)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-22, 05:30 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,558
Posted By Maelochs

I have used that argument .... people generally...

I have used that argument .... people generally respond, "You think it protected your brain, but the fact that you don't (insert behavior of choice, in this case only wear Mips, or whatever) shows...
10-22-22, 04:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,615
Posted By Maelochs

I can see why the guy wouldn't live in Philly if...

I can see why the guy wouldn't live in Philly if it isn't even a top-ten city.

Why settle? Go for the gusto. I am looking at real estate in St. Louis on another web page right now .... but I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-22, 03:49 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,193
Posted By Maelochs

I have ridden a sort of aero-bar set up on my...

I have ridden a sort of aero-bar set up on my touring Cannondale .... but there is a Big difference between having clip-ons or something on your bike and actually riding in a very aero position. Go...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-22, 03:37 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,563
Posted By Maelochs

Totally changed my perception of The Sellerz.

Totally changed my perception of The Sellerz.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 3,193
Posted By Maelochs

This. There is a reason TT riders need to...

This. There is a reason TT riders need to practice a lot ... staying aero is painful and not terribly efficient. And that is also why TTs tend not to be long ... after 40 minutes of trying to...
10-20-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,374
Posted By Maelochs

I have learned to laugh when drivers are idiots...

I have learned to laugh when drivers are idiots or else they win.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,563
Posted By Maelochs

If he got two wheels for $275 and had them trued...

If he got two wheels for $275 and had them trued (assuming there were not straight and round when the shop got them .... ) then those are some .... inexpensive wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,558
Posted By Maelochs

Takes a big man to post a short video when he has...

Takes a big man to post a short video when he has been utterly humiliated on a bicycle forum. Bravo, chaadster.
10-19-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,325
Posted By Maelochs

if I am going for a serious night ride I bring...

if I am going for a serious night ride I bring two headlights.

My oldest Urban 500 just stopped holding a charge (I am in the process of replacing the battery) but it announced that it had stopped...
10-19-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,380
Posted By Maelochs

I am all for going car-free .... but a careful...

I am all for going car-free .... but a careful reading of his posts shows that Mr. "We all make choices" chooses to own a car---at least one (I bet his wife has one as well, but no matter.)

That...
10-19-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,325
Posted By Maelochs

To the OP----I have had it happen where the wire...

To the OP----I have had it happen where the wire embeds itself into the tread and even riskily running my thumbs along the inside of the tire (great way to get nasty cuts) won't show a wire .... but...
10-19-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,380
Posted By Maelochs

yeah .... except .... when you have two or three...

yeah .... except .... when you have two or three kids, and one needs to go to daycare, and the other two to two different schools, and you have to be to work, all between the hours of 7:30 and 9 a.m....
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