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10-13-22, 08:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 789
Posted By thin_concrete

I’ve been asking the same question for years. ...

I’ve been asking the same question for years. Not here though. Just randomly in public. Grocery stores, hardware stores, the ice cream shoppe, etc.

(extra internet points for “shoppe”)
10-13-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 789
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...short socks do not make good sock puppets....

.
...short socks do not make good sock puppets. Ergo: cyclists need longer socks, so they can run sock accounts on Bike Forums..
...
10-11-22, 11:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,216
Posted By rsbob

Related to Tim Conway?

Related to Tim Conway?
10-07-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,282
Posted By Rolla

How redundant.

How redundant.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-22, 09:26 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,059
Posted By rudypyatt

First Group Ride Coming Up

I got riding again this summer after taking a couple of years off. I'm used to riding alone from 10 to 30 miles, but just registered for my first group ride with New York's Five Boro Bike Club. It's...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,635
Posted By bampilot06

I used to get numbing hands really bad. After...

I used to get numbing hands really bad. After one very long ride I couldnít button a shirt for almost a month. I tried different gloves, but nothing really helped until I changed my position, as...
09-23-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By Koyote

Can you see up his ass? ĎCause Highcad pulled it...

Can you see up his ass? ĎCause Highcad pulled it right out of there.
09-22-22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By Maelochs

If you are old enough and fat enough Everything...

If you are old enough and fat enough Everything is uncomfortable.

Hint: those fat old dudes didn't think they were going to suddenly "get fast" because they bought hot bikes, any more than thought...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,313
Posted By asgelle

It seems like you're talking past each other....

It seems like you're talking past each other. You're talking about the initial change from baseline with an increase in effort. Coggan is talking about the time it takes to reach a new pseudo-steady...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,313
Posted By terrymorse

I think Andy Coggan knows quite well how the...

I think Andy Coggan knows quite well how the heart responds to exercise:

"However, while theoretically sound the use of HR [heart rate] to quantify training intensity does have certain practical...
09-16-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By tomato coupe

What are the biggest wastes of money in biking? ...

What are the biggest wastes of money in biking?

Titanium weights to bring your bike up to the 6.8 kg UCI limit.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 8,083
Posted By alcjphil

Oh, please. The OP in this thread has been...

Oh, please. The OP in this thread has been combative in this thread and previous ones. Of course there have been combative replies in this thread because it started out as a combative thread. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 8,083
Posted By freeranger

Really? Per your post: "What I see from it is...

Really? Per your post: "What I see from it is there is a lot of expense and risk with very little benefit. I tried to determine when and who might benefit from clipping in and to be fair, I suppose...
09-11-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By WhyFi

So maybe it's fair to say that, for you, the...

So maybe it's fair to say that, for you, the biggest waste is a bigger waist?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 8,083
Posted By WhyFi

I'm not inferring anything, I'm going by...

I'm not inferring anything, I'm going by statements that you've made.



I can't speak for others, but my panties aren't in a wad - panties would be inappropriate under bibs, we've discussed...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 8,083
Posted By WhyFi

This is the most insightful thing you've said. If...

This is the most insightful thing you've said. If I rode like you ride, I wouldn't use clipless, either. If you rode like I ride, you wouldn't do so without clipless pedals, either.



Yet you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 8,083
Posted By genejockey

You can, and should, ride with whatever pedals...

You can, and should, ride with whatever pedals you like. But a poor workman blames his tools.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 09:13 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 8,083
Posted By raqball

Mistake 1 was you rode before you were...

Mistake 1 was you rode before you were comfortable with clipping out.. Most will tell people new to clipless that they should practice somewhere safe and where there is soft landing so that any fall...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 8,083
Posted By Maelochs

Basically you were inept and didn't bother to...

Basically you were inept and didn't bother to learn how to use the gear, and are blaming the gear for your unwillingness to master it.

Okay.
09-08-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By Trakhak

I was thrilled when Chinese cycling jerseys...

I was thrilled when Chinese cycling jerseys started showing up on Amazon under all those different alphabet-soup brand names. Nice jerseys with pockets for cheap!

Do I bought one in what should...
09-07-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By WhyFi

At ~10mph, aero drag wasn't much of a factor, but...

At ~10mph, aero drag wasn't much of a factor, but surely placing 4 of 6 qualifies him for some kind of, um, special status. *shrug*
09-07-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By rsbob

Perfect fit for a dad bod or beer belly

Perfect fit for a dad bod or beer belly
09-06-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By WhyFi

Suuuuper awesome tailoring! ...

Suuuuper awesome tailoring!

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x800/front_8f225dff3a042e5da33bd8ba3bbe6b8ee46f0e11.jpg...
09-06-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, no. Rather than simply dismiss your...

Yeah, no.

Rather than simply dismiss your smack-talking about "expensive" jerseys and your touting of inexpensive, no-name jerseys, I actually invested a bit of time, effort and money to try out...
09-04-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By WhyFi

Amazon delivered this, um, highly touted jersey...

Amazon delivered this, um, highly touted jersey today.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1223x849/new_jersey_06b7f5a6ffa0c391db3d48e8c1dc9c076d4ebbcc.jpg


Anyone that...
09-02-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By Polaris OBark

Really? Your mirror emits a warning sound when...

Really? Your mirror emits a warning sound when you aren't looking at it?

Yet another of your endless stream of reading comprehension fails.
09-02-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By tomato coupe

My wife has no idea how much her cycling kit...

My wife has no idea how much her cycling kit costs, yet she consistently prefers the more expensive stuff. She's either got a sixth sense about the cost, or the more expensive stuff is noticeably...
09-02-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By WhyFi

I hear you, but I think that one also has to...

I hear you, but I think that one also has to consider where the advice is coming from and who the advice is being given to.

I would wager that almost no one who prefers cycling specific attire...
09-02-22, 06:01 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By Herzlos

For me it's mostly out of embarrassment about how...

For me it's mostly out of embarrassment about how much I spend on bike stuff. Like, if I'm riding with people on $100 bikes I'd rather downplay that I spent $200 on a new crankset and still risk...
09-01-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By Koyote

My best guess: ...

My best guess:

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/400x400/s_s_shirt_e4baeb385e701e5aea246ef902b248c5ae33273e.jpg
09-01-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By WhyFi

Touching on this, and with respect to jerseys, I...

Touching on this, and with respect to jerseys, I think that much of the thought, that higher-end offerings are overpriced, comes from those that are more in the "club fit" segment who aren't looking...
09-01-22, 09:38 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By WhyFi

We've been over this, before, IIRC. You say that...

We've been over this, before, IIRC. You say that you won them some time in the nebulous past, you link to a full page of a given manufacturer's wares, not to the specific garments in question and...
09-01-22, 08:22 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By Koyote

You should try some brands other than Amazon. You...

You should try some brands other than Amazon. You might be surprised.
08-31-22, 09:25 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By Koyote

If you truly think the only difference between a...

If you truly think the only difference between a Dri Fit t-shirt and a quality cycling jersey is pockets, then you have no idea wtf you are talking about and should sit down.
08-31-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By phughes

Wrong question

This thread asks the wrong question. The right question is, "What is the biggest waste of time in biking." The answer? Every thread posted by the OP.
08-29-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By alcjphil

I so miss Calvin and Hobbes. Brilliant, and on...

I so miss Calvin and Hobbes.
Brilliant, and on a different note I also miss "For better or for worse" an equally brilliant strip written by Lynn Johnston
08-29-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By Herzlos

Anything that doesn't get used. I've bought all...

Anything that doesn't get used. I've bought all sorts of bits for various prices and a scary amount of it just doesn't get used. Worst offender is cheap frame bags, though I've always been strict...
08-28-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By Mtracer

Whatever you buy that you get little to no use...

Whatever you buy that you get little to no use from it. Unfortunately you don’t know what those are when you buy it. My guess is that most of us have a collection of bike accessories and clothing we...
08-27-22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By terrymorse

Ceramic bearings.

Ceramic bearings.
08-27-22, 05:05 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By tomato coupe

A $40 water bottle? There's no way I'd be caught...

A $40 water bottle? There's no way I'd be caught drinking out of a bottle that didn't cost at least $100. I'd die of dehydration before I drank out of a $40 bottle.
08-27-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By Broctoon

Iíll second that. GMC Denali bikes and Kent...

Iíll second that. GMC Denali bikes and Kent whatevers are the same category. A $200 bike that will not work well even when new, and will not last through three seasons of serious riding. Thatís a...
08-27-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 20,665
Posted By alcjphil

Half the water bottles I have were free at...

Half the water bottles I have were free at various events I have done. They stay in the holder much more securely than soda bottles. Most I have ever paid for one was about $10
08-24-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,566
Posted By 70sSanO

I would guess that sprinters would employ this...

I would guess that sprinters would employ this over the last 50/100 meters.

I would be skeptical if they use it over the previous 150kms.

John
08-24-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,566
Posted By koala logs

I tried to do it as a newbie for one year. So I...

I tried to do it as a newbie for one year. So I gave it lots of chance. But eventually, I found a better technique which is different.

Not sure if "powering the circle" would actually rest the...
08-21-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 9,713
Posted By Atlas Shrugged

My issue is the obviously ridiculous facts of...

My issue is the obviously ridiculous facts of this situation. The OP would have needed to have had a full interaction with the offending rider to gain the knowledge that was presented followed up by...
08-21-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 9,713
Posted By Barry2

People with a more expensive bike than OP. ...

People with a more expensive bike than OP.

Barry
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 1,628
Posted By DaveSSS

Try the pressure calculator at zipp.com. It...

Try the pressure calculator at zipp.com. It allows for tire width, internal rim width, tubed or tubeless, rider weight and type of road.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,984
Posted By Miles2go

I didn't read everything above, but from the...

I didn't read everything above, but from the photo I'll ask the following:
Have you had a proper and full bike fit?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 05:26 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,984
Posted By Trakhak

This reminds me or a pertinent anecdote. One...

This reminds me or a pertinent anecdote. One winner of the U.S. road cycling championship in the late '70s or early '80s - Dale Stetina, if I remember correctly - wrote an article in one of the bike...
05-13-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,233
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is why plants crave electrolytes.

This is why plants crave electrolytes.
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