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11-28-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 83
Posted By tomato coupe

You often get that message when hackers are...

You often get that message when hackers are making a copy of your hard drive.





:)
11-28-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,066
Posted By tomato coupe

I think this was discussed in an episode of...

I think this was discussed in an episode of Seinfeld.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 09:40 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 742
Posted By tomato coupe

^ This is actually Newton's Third Law.

^ This is actually Newton's Third Law.
11-27-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 720
Posted By tomato coupe

Okay, that's not so bad.

Okay, that's not so bad.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 605
Posted By tomato coupe

Sure, but you're not paying just to get a set of...

Sure, but you're not paying just to get a set of short stems. You also get a nice set of wheels to go with those stems, and the price is competitive with other brands.
11-27-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 720
Posted By tomato coupe

In this thread you stated you crashed four times....

In this thread you stated you crashed four times. In your previous thread you stated you crashed three times. And, all of those crashes appear to have occurred in one month. Sorry, but that's a LOT...
11-27-22, 01:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 720
Posted By tomato coupe

You seem to crash a lot.

You seem to crash a lot.
11-26-22, 07:20 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,132
Posted By tomato coupe

Keep the filings, in case you change your mind...

Keep the filings, in case you change your mind later.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 605
Posted By tomato coupe

It depends. Are your leg hairs bladed or round?

It depends. Are your leg hairs bladed or round?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-22, 05:32 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 605
Posted By tomato coupe

Sorry, there's no escaping that. The company...

Sorry, there's no escaping that. The company video actually points out how to "properly" align the tire labels.
11-26-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,132
Posted By tomato coupe

Post #41

Post #41
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-22, 04:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 605
Posted By tomato coupe

Eliminates the aerodynamic drag from valve stems...

Eliminates the aerodynamic drag from valve stems ... I guess we should have seen this coming.
11-26-22, 01:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,132
Posted By tomato coupe

"Stupid" sure gets thrown around a lot on this...

"Stupid" sure gets thrown around a lot on this forum.
11-26-22, 12:14 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,132
Posted By tomato coupe

No one was trying to convince you to file off...

No one was trying to convince you to file off your tabs.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 11:21 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,365
Posted By tomato coupe

Take a pill dude. I was just curious how old the...

Take a pill dude. I was just curious how old the frame was when you noticed the problem.
11-25-22, 11:00 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,132
Posted By tomato coupe

The (minor) inconvenience isn't the need to...

The (minor) inconvenience isn't the need to loosen the QR 3-4 turns when you remove a wheel, it's the need to turn it back just the right amount so that the QR closes properly. It's easy to just file...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 10:09 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,365
Posted By tomato coupe

No, just a simple question. Since the topic of...

No, just a simple question. Since the topic of the thread is the lifespan of carbon frames, I thought it would interesting to know how old yours was when it starting having noticeable problems.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,365
Posted By tomato coupe

I thought you stated you bought it used, and that...

I thought you stated you bought it used, and that it went soft the third year you owned it. Less than a year old when you bought it?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 03:49 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,365
Posted By tomato coupe

How old was the frame went it went flacid?

How old was the frame went it went flacid?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By tomato coupe

I think that's right -- the OP is looking for rim...

I think that's right -- the OP is looking for rim brake, and only disc brake Racing 3 currently come in 2-way fit.
11-25-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,132
Posted By tomato coupe

Sure, but no one has stated that it is stupid to...

Sure, but no one has stated that it is stupid to leave them on. You seem compelled to label anyone that decides to remove them as stupid.
11-25-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 970
Posted By tomato coupe

I saw a variation on that where a rider tied a...

I saw a variation on that where a rider tied a loop in the cable, and then attached the loop to a bottle cage using a tie wrap. The nice thing was he could ratchet up the tie wrap to put the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 210
Posted By tomato coupe

As others have already stated, Fulcrum Racing 3...

As others have already stated, Fulcrum Racing 3 are available tubeless ready as "2-way fit." And, yes, they are essentially the same as Zondas.
11-25-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,132
Posted By tomato coupe

It's already been explained to you in previous...

It's already been explained to you in previous posts. The tabs are a (minor) inconvenience, but are of little use to an experienced cyclist. Many, many experienced cyclist simply grind or file them...
11-25-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,132
Posted By tomato coupe

Thinking that people grind them off to save...

Thinking that people grind them off to save weight is beyond dumb.
11-24-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,971
Posted By tomato coupe

You should probably get some CamelBaks if you...

You should probably get some CamelBaks if you don't already have them.
11-24-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,971
Posted By tomato coupe

A modern, fully loaded passenger plane gets...

A modern, fully loaded passenger plane gets better fuel efficiency (per passenger, per mile) than automobile travel. So, when little Johnny flies home for Thanksgiving or CEO Sally flies to a...
11-22-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,777
Posted By tomato coupe

The human body is like a battery, with a finite...

The human body is like a battery, with a finite amount of energy, which exercise only depletes. He's going to die young because of this.
11-21-22, 02:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 613
Posted By tomato coupe

My biggest problem with Bike Parts Compatibility...

My biggest problem with Bike Parts Compatibility is the needless capitalization when people use it in a sentence. (Unless, of course, it is referring to a new brew pub or restaurant.)
11-20-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,670
Posted By tomato coupe

Did you sleep through the whole Purdue Pharma /...

Did you sleep through the whole Purdue Pharma / OxyContin adventure? Apparently legal drugs can be dangerous to peoples' health, and can even be deadly.
11-20-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,777
Posted By tomato coupe

And the word ******. d o u c h e

And the word ******.
d o u c h e
11-19-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,359
Posted By tomato coupe

It's the most important part of the story,...

It's the most important part of the story, because it allows us to instantly determine the mindset and intent of the driver.
11-19-22, 02:48 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,777
Posted By tomato coupe

The lack of details has never slowed this forum...

The lack of details has never slowed this forum from drawing conclusions before ...
11-19-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,777
Posted By tomato coupe

Of course they do. How will we know if we like...

Of course they do. How will we know if we like someone, if they don't have a label?
11-19-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,777
Posted By tomato coupe

Both?

Both?
11-19-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 618
Posted By tomato coupe

I found a bike in a ditch back in June. It must...

I found a bike in a ditch back in June. It must have been from a rental fleet because it had a number marked on it (No. 22?). I didn't want to leave it there, so I came back in my truck, and hauled...
11-19-22, 10:05 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,777
Posted By tomato coupe

Hes not a cyclist. He just rides a bicycle.

Hes not a cyclist. He just rides a bicycle.
11-19-22, 10:00 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,670
Posted By tomato coupe

Your attempts at humor are never as funny as your...

Your attempts at humor are never as funny as your serious statements. (Assuming, of course, the above statement was meant to be humorous - its difficult to tell.)
11-19-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,971
Posted By tomato coupe

Ummmm, no. The U.S. alone manufactured about...

Ummmm, no. The U.S. alone manufactured about 325,000 warplanes during WW2.
11-18-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,359
Posted By tomato coupe

Yeah, I suggest we leave it there as well. Not...

Yeah, I suggest we leave it there as well. Not because it's difficult to unpack, but because it's a load of doo doo.
11-17-22, 02:33 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,359
Posted By tomato coupe

No, starts at $48k in the U.S.: ...

No, starts at $48k in the U.S.:
https://www.jaguarusa.com/all-models/e-pace/index.html
11-17-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,359
Posted By tomato coupe

The Jaguar Pace series starts at $48,000, almost...

The Jaguar Pace series starts at $48,000, almost exactly the average new car selling price.
11-17-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,359
Posted By tomato coupe

The average price paid for a new car in the U.S....

The average price paid for a new car in the U.S. in October 2022 was $48,281 (~ 42,000), so 47,000 gets you an average car with a few more options.
11-17-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,359
Posted By tomato coupe

Would you use your "nice" Jaguar to crush...

Would you use your "nice" Jaguar to crush bikes?
11-17-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,971
Posted By tomato coupe

Okay, Jeopardy gets a pass. Full disclosure:...

Okay, Jeopardy gets a pass.

Full disclosure: I watch Jeopardy on my smart phone while driving, and I honk my car horn to buzz in for a question.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,063
Posted By tomato coupe

I would ring my former coach and tell him we...

I would ring my former coach and tell him we needed to get back to work.
11-17-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,359
Posted By tomato coupe

No, these threads work best when they're based on...

No, these threads work best when they're based on the least amount of information.
11-17-22, 10:02 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,971
Posted By tomato coupe

Its a odd idea that anyone that really cares...

Its a odd idea that anyone that really cares about the planet should sit at home and watch television.
11-17-22, 02:05 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,971
Posted By tomato coupe

It sounds like you would be opposed to this...

It sounds like you would be opposed to this airport, or any other airport, regardless of where it was built.
11-15-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 568
Posted By tomato coupe

The symbols disappear with the first plowing?...

The symbols disappear with the first plowing? Incredible.
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