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07-26-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,166
Posted By RChung

My apologies. I once got a student course...

My apologies. I once got a student course evaluation with: "You lied when you said we wouldn't need calculus for the class." So I didn't stop using calculus, but I did stop saying they didn't need it.
06-25-21, 04:33 PM
06-19-21, 07:33 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,626
Posted By Koyote

Been thinking more about this, and I think you...

Been thinking more about this, and I think you are wrong -- and your statement above demonstrates why. If the chain ring on a 1x is "positioned on the nominal chain line so it more closely lines up...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-06-21, 08:04 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 6,297
Posted By WhyFi

Well why the **** would I want to buy one of...

Well why the **** would I want to buy one of those, then?
05-27-21, 01:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,683
Posted By jgwilliams

I've got to say I think this is quite unhelpful....

I've got to say I think this is quite unhelpful. None of my bikes have ever had a derailleur with a clutch and I've never had an issue like this, even on my mountain bike. Clutches are for bikes that...
05-06-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,592
Posted By Rolla

Seems like it's mostly about you making...

Seems like it's mostly about you making assumptions and judgments about people doing things they like to do.

No one owes you an explanation or cares about your approval.
04-08-21, 08:13 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,131
Posted By RChung

He appears not to believe in the "V" shape. He...

He appears not to believe in the "V" shape. He appears to believe that RR is flat, or nearly so, and then increases. Because he doesn't think there's a "V," he doesn't believe that the slope of the...
04-08-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 7,131
Posted By RChung

Ugh. Jan's popular and he says counter-intuitive...

Ugh. Jan's popular and he says counter-intuitive things so I'm sure I'm going to get criticized for this.

I use wider tires at lower pressures than I used to but I don't currently have a bike that...
04-07-21, 01:39 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 13,708
Posted By Kapusta

Um, no. Corporate taxes in the US remained...

Um, no. Corporate taxes in the US remained unchanged from 2008-2017, and then dropped drastically in 2018.

There are many reasons for inflation, taxes are not one of them.
04-01-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 300
Views: 13,708
Posted By Koyote

MRT2 seems to think that good entry level bikes...

MRT2 seems to think that good entry level bikes should cost less simply because he thinks they should. I'm not sure that is how it works.

MRT2 even identifies, in his first post, some factors that...
03-25-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,732
Posted By mercator

Please show an example of a road sign indicating...

Please show an example of a road sign indicating slope in degrees.
03-13-21, 06:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 973
Posted By WhyFi

Good for them. Did you join the group before or...

Good for them. Did you join the group before or after you stopped being a helpful forum member and started focusing on being a shameless braggart even when it wasn't relevant?
03-13-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 973
Posted By WhyFi

I understand that you were fishing for an...

I understand that you were fishing for an opportunity to be boastful, but that's neither helpful for nor putting a priority upon the needs of the OP, now is it?
03-09-21, 05:48 AM
03-04-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,503
Posted By unterhausen

Yes, this is what I've been saying. Not sure why...

Yes, this is what I've been saying. Not sure why the OP is rejecting this option. Maybe the lack of MacGyvering?
02-25-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,132
Posted By cyccommute

Just because we humans don’t know everything...

Just because we humans don’t know everything doesn’t mean that humans don’t know anything. We know what elements are. We know how they interact. We even know a whole lot about how they are formed...
Forum: Recumbent
01-16-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 10,298
Posted By Skulking

Have you considered that a large amount of the...

Have you considered that a large amount of the push-back you receive around here isn't actually anti-bent, but rather people who are tired of you pushing your religion on everyone completely...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,916
Posted By bruce19

FWIW Specialized also sued an LBS in Canada that...

FWIW Specialized also sued an LBS in Canada that was named Cafe Roubaix. They claimed it was an infringement of their product name. I wonder how they got it from the original Roubaix in France. As a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 3,016
Views: 855,606
Posted By cat0020

Interesting, I never though flop would cause much...

Interesting, I never though flop would cause much concern on a short wheelbase recumbent.
I normally ride a Vision R40 or SatRDay as short wheelbase recumbents,
I guess I have experienced the...
10-17-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 5,551
Posted By Leebo

Every vehicle using the road has white front, red...

Every vehicle using the road has white front, red rear. Please don't be that person. Put some blinking red rear, or tape red gel over the rear facing white lights.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 132
Views: 10,368
Posted By tyrion

It's refreshing to get away from the racing...

It's refreshing to get away from the racing mindset and focus solely on spending money.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 01:57 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,476
Posted By HTupolev

Maybe. I know a couple guys with both Bacchetta...

Maybe. I know a couple guys with both Bacchetta high-racers and road bikes, and they're not really worse on climbs on their 'bents than on their road bikes. They're slightly slower if a hill just...
10-05-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,670
Posted By SurferRosa

Really bad advice. There are tons of great...

Really bad advice.

There are tons of great mid-level and high-end vintage bikes out there that have seen a few owners. My '80s Bertoni is now on its fourth owner. If I ever sell it, that would...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,707
Posted By redcon1

Have you ridden JS? I'm used to quiet roads too,...

Have you ridden JS? I'm used to quiet roads too, and there are plenty around here-- I've ridden over 31,000 miles of them the past few years since moving to PA (of course, most are chipsealed) ;).
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,707
Posted By JonnyV

This is in my neck of the woods and the...

This is in my neck of the woods and the surrounding area is beautiful for cycling. I ride almost entirely in northern Blair county but I have done plenty of rides in, through, or around State...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,707
Posted By redcon1

Take this advice with a large grain of salt.....

Take this advice with a large grain of salt.. some of the marked PA Bicycle Routes are terrible. For example, I live right near route PA Route JS and there are sections of twisty road with limited...
08-18-20, 10:35 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,625
Posted By phughes

Come to Western Pennsylvania, or the Ozarks in...

Come to Western Pennsylvania, or the Ozarks in Southern Missouri, carry a load, and see how far you get until you're stuck, especially the Ozarks. :rolleyes:
08-02-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 10,279
Posted By indyfabz

I spend multiple days in a row with no service...

I spend multiple days in a row with no service while doing self-contained touring. Hell. I toured for mounts without a phone. HTFU.

What’s your plan?


:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 7,591
Posted By MinnMan

Good lord, are you really asking me to geek out...

Good lord, are you really asking me to geek out more than I have already?

Of course, the energy required to change the temperature of water is its heat capacity, Cp, also known as the specific...
06-26-20, 09:49 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,984
Posted By Tacoenthusiast

Well heck good thing you caught the reflector...

Well heck good thing you caught the reflector issue!!! Don't want to send your son off to a life of crime and lawlessness
06-26-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,984
Posted By unterhausen

I'm trying to see why the 3rd LBS gave you...

I'm trying to see why the 3rd LBS gave you anything other than apologies. Cracks are hard to see and that's not usually what a mechanic would look for
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 8,972
Posted By SethAZ

Dude took a great, perfectly serviceable bike and...

Dude took a great, perfectly serviceable bike and mummified it. In the prime of its life he decided it was too good to actually use, so he's going to bury it in a vault under Mt. Everest and throw...
05-23-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,840
Posted By ThermionicScott

"In chess, the pawns go first."

"In chess, the pawns go first."
05-09-20, 08:33 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,637
Posted By dwmckee

Cross Pennsylvania on Gravel!

Well, it took quite a while, but we have created an east-west cross-Pennsyjvania gravel route. And it is rather challenging with 386 miles of roads (621k) that are about 90% gravel and as you would...
04-15-20, 04:51 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 7,362
Posted By tyrion

Triples are only for the very advanced bicyclist....

Triples are only for the very advanced bicyclist. Beginners should start with a single chainring, then after a few years move up to a double chainring, then after decades of experience move up to a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,396
Posted By mercator

I'm going to go out on a limb here and conclude...

I'm going to go out on a limb here and conclude that you don't do much skiing or swimming...:rolleyes:
03-17-20, 11:26 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,522
Posted By Litespud

Good no-nonsense information - alas, it'll likely...

Good no-nonsense information - alas, it'll likely get lost in the noise. I'm not a virologist, but I have a doctorate in microbiology and worked for many years with an airborne pathogen (M....
03-17-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 15,522
Posted By Miele Man

Posting some info from another member re Coronovirus

This was emailed to me from another member who asked me to post it for them.An update from Dr. Otto Yang, Infectious Disease Doctor at UCLA:



I've seen so much misinformation making the...
03-16-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,318
Posted By unterhausen

Please, no denialism in here. I think all rando...

Please, no denialism in here. I think all rando events will be canceled, but it's hard to say. Convenience stores may go to only sales of gas, for one thing. The whole getting cards signed was...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,507
Posted By kingston

I assume everyone has seen this graphic already....

I assume everyone has seen this graphic already. Mortality rates are an order of magnitude lower if we are able to slow the progression....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-13-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,507
Posted By rower2cyclist

We are (over)reacting to save lives. There's no...

We are (over)reacting to save lives. There's no pressure at all, it's just common-sense.

Re Gaimon, the only thing he knows is how to ride a bike full-time, promote cycling equipment and pimp CDB...
03-13-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 725
Posted By Flip Flop Rider

opti-grab

opti-grab
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,238
Posted By Maelochs

I rode original BioPace for quite a while as a...

I rode original BioPace for quite a while as a commuter, but I was more of a masher then than now. I thought they were great, even though the differences seemed so marginal i often wondered if it was...
01-25-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,504
Posted By MikeWMass

Arlo Guthrie says motor-sickle here: ...

Arlo Guthrie says motor-sickle here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvLtNBm1yyA

Frank Zappa says by-sikel here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9P2V0_p6vE
(This is really pretty funny, IMO)
01-10-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 10,690
Posted By AlmostTrick

Extra "Kool" points for the Mr. Horsepower...

Extra "Kool" points for the Mr. Horsepower sticker! :thumb:
01-10-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 184
Views: 10,690
Posted By Trsnrtr

OK, this was from yesterday’s 27 mile ride. It’s...

OK, this was from yesterday’s 27 mile ride. It’s an ICE VTX with SRAM eTap shifting, carbon and Ti bits, and a power meter. Frame is a CrMoly (front)/AL (rear)
...
Replies: 39
Views: 5,936
Posted By unterhausen

A few years ago, I had a bad perm ride in...

A few years ago, I had a bad perm ride in November where the roads froze into a sheet of ice after a very minor rain. Had to make the call of shame, and I resolved never to do an R12 again. I was on...
11-14-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,825
Posted By mcours2006

I like the Star Trek ones, though I wouldn't be...

I like the Star Trek ones, though I wouldn't be caught dead wearing the red one.:)
Forum: Recumbent
06-14-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,611
Posted By RChung

Um, thanks, but even I don't think I'm OK. ...

Um, thanks, but even I don't think I'm OK.

I'm just saying I didn't have ulterior motives.
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