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06-30-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 431
Posted By livedarklions

That's obviously a bike inner tube. Have you...

That's obviously a bike inner tube. Have you considered using the guts of your vanquished enemies?

This is as bad as your "how do you wipe your nose while riding" thread. Either get velcro straps...
06-30-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 431
Posted By livedarklions

Those are more hazardous and/or obnoxious, but...

Those are more hazardous and/or obnoxious, but disrespectful is a bit hard to quantify.

Landmines would definitely be more dangerous, but putting them there might indicate grudging respect for the...
06-29-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,327
Posted By livedarklions

Amazing how you would post this in a thread where...

Amazing how you would post this in a thread where you just described some people as "desperately deserving" to wipeout and savoring the schadenfreude when they do. I swear, freaking half of the posts...
06-29-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,484
Posted By livedarklions

This is still about getting an STD, right?

This is still about getting an STD, right?
06-29-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 269
Posted By livedarklions

I'd break it just by the weight of my gaze. ...

I'd break it just by the weight of my gaze.

Amazing you can ride that on gravel. How does it feel?
06-29-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 269
Posted By livedarklions

Sounds more like a Won'tlier than a Wilier.

Sounds more like a Won'tlier than a Wilier.
06-29-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,327
Posted By livedarklions

I'm not clear on whether it's riding a BMX that's...

I'm not clear on whether it's riding a BMX that's disqualifying or using a BMX for transportation without gloves. I'll get back to you after my Magic 8 Ball gets back from the shop.
06-29-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,484
Posted By livedarklions

I just want to go on record to say I've never had...

I just want to go on record to say I've never had my stomach pumped.
06-29-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,327
Posted By livedarklions

Being an Orthodox Cyclist, I generally consult...

Being an Orthodox Cyclist, I generally consult the Cyclismic Oracle for such issues of doctrine, but this forum is supposed to be non-denominational. .
06-29-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,360
Posted By livedarklions

Yes. Sorry, couldn't resist. Welcome to...

Yes.


Sorry, couldn't resist. Welcome to Bike Forums.
06-29-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,327
Posted By livedarklions

Those are, of course, obviously synonyms. ...

Those are, of course, obviously synonyms.

I continue to believe that people who think "cyclist" means anything other than bike rider are allergic to the use of adjectives.
06-29-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 19,552
Posted By livedarklions

He looked to be about 25-30 years younger than...

He looked to be about 25-30 years younger than that guy, and was very, very kitted with a new-looking road bike (I didn't actually check out the bike). I think my white hair might've triggered the...
06-29-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 19,552
Posted By livedarklions

I had the funniest race that never was experience...

I had the funniest race that never was experience along these lines a couple months ago. I was riding on a state highway with a very long straight flat section so I could see very far ahead. I was...
06-29-22, 05:27 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,327
Posted By livedarklions

I never voluntarily take my hands off the bars...

I never voluntarily take my hands off the bars during a crash because it stops me from landing on my hands. I went over the bars last year and essentially did a belly flop at about 20 mph. It hurt...
06-29-22, 05:22 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,327
Posted By livedarklions

Laughing spontaneously is something you probably...

Laughing spontaneously is something you probably had no control over. I can't honestly tell you whether I would have laughed or not. Now, if you had taunted him or scolded him, that would've been a...
06-28-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 400
Posted By livedarklions

Upper 90s, definitely have felt that. Especially...

Upper 90s, definitely have felt that. Especially when it's humid.
06-28-22, 06:41 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 400
Posted By livedarklions

TBH, until last Saturday, this would have been my...

TBH, until last Saturday, this would have been my position. It was just the right speed to not have a significant effect on my climbing speed, and I think it was just about 91 degrees. I've been...
06-28-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,329
Posted By livedarklions

Should we just settle on calling it the safety...

Should we just settle on calling it the safety bicycle?
If you Google it, there's a sizeable proportion of people who call it the diamond frame, the double diamond frame, and the double triangle...
06-28-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,484
Posted By livedarklions

I've avoided saying anything at all about MTB...

I've avoided saying anything at all about MTB because I admittedly know next to nothing about it. I totally get that frequency of falls in that activity is high, and I'm only suggesting that people...
06-28-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,329
Posted By livedarklions

And if you never look to your side, aren't you...

And if you never look to your side, aren't you asking for trouble at intersections? Guess we could have a verbal fight between the "always look ahead" people with the "head always on a swivel"...
06-28-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,329
Posted By livedarklions

Double diamond. No big deal, but I don't ride...

Double diamond. No big deal, but I don't ride fixed gear, mostly I ride Shimano 600 STI.
06-27-22, 11:10 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,484
Posted By livedarklions

Don't wash your hands after cutting the peppers...

Don't wash your hands after cutting the peppers up and later you can simulate having a STD. OP seems to think that's a rite of passage.
06-27-22, 10:51 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,484
Posted By livedarklions

Well, keep it up and you likely won't be walking...

Well, keep it up and you likely won't be walking (if living), so there's that.

​​​​​Enjoy getting your stomach pumped.

BTW, this is the General Cycling forum, and you specifically mentioned...
06-27-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 400
Posted By livedarklions

I think that's exactly the temperature range I...

I think that's exactly the temperature range I was dealing with.
06-27-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 400
Posted By livedarklions

This was a weird natural experiment because there...

This was a weird natural experiment because there really wasn't any wind in the heading out direction, then I had the light wind in my face on the hilly part of the return. There was a series of...
06-27-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 400
Posted By livedarklions

It was definitely a matter of comfort. For me it...

It was definitely a matter of comfort. For me it was a sweet spot where the breeze was just strong enough to help evaporate sweat but not strong enough to make the climb seem harder. The thing I...
06-27-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 400
Posted By livedarklions

The Helpful Headwind

I rode 138 somewhat hilly miles in high 80s/low 90s weather with dead calm in one direction, then about a 4 mph headwind on the return trip. I realized that at that temperature range, going uphill...
Forum: Introductions
06-27-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By livedarklions

I'd have written you a longer welcoming message,...

I'd have written you a longer welcoming message, but I had to pull my lunch out of the derailleur.

Great intro! I look forward to your wobbly posts.
06-26-22, 05:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 722
Posted By livedarklions

200m world record not exactly scintillating to...

200m world record not exactly scintillating to watch. (https://m.facebook.com/watch/?v=688560564984207&_rdr)
06-25-22, 03:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 894
Posted By livedarklions

B.U.F.F. I'm pretty much an ignoramus when it...

B.U.F.F. I'm pretty much an ignoramus when it comes to wheels, but given your screen name, I suggest you get some B-52 imagery on your bike.

Welcome to the Forum! Let us know what you end up...
06-25-22, 03:48 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 894
Posted By livedarklions

That's good advice for any weight rider (unless...

That's good advice for any weight rider (unless you're on a recumbent, lol). A lot easier on your butt as well.
06-24-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 2,429
Posted By livedarklions

Not sure this one counts because it was a...

Not sure this one counts because it was a passenger. I'm pulling up to an intersection when all of a sudden the sliding passenger side door on a van to my left pops open in traffic which I...
06-24-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,200
Posted By livedarklions

If you bother to track the argument your checking...

If you bother to track the argument your checking into now, you'll find that no one suggested anyone be deprived of medical coverage for failing to wear a helmet. Larry was calling people "helmet...
06-24-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 894
Posted By livedarklions

I can say this from experience as a former 300+...

I can say this from experience as a former 300+ pound person. When I was heavy, the issue with me and drop bars was a big deal because of where on my body I was storing the fat. This varies a lot...
06-24-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 19,552
Posted By livedarklions

I'm waiting for bikes to go full drone. You...

I'm waiting for bikes to go full drone. You could pedal from the safety of your living room and your effort and control inputs will be transmitted wirelessly to the bike.
06-24-22, 09:09 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,000
Posted By livedarklions

I think this has the causation backwards--people...

I think this has the causation backwards--people remember otherwise unremarkable experiences with cyclists because it fits their "bitter" preconceptions about cyclists. Meantime, they won't recall...
06-24-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 7,557
Posted By livedarklions

Your transparent hypocrisy is hilarious. Bye.

Your transparent hypocrisy is hilarious.

Bye.
06-24-22, 08:06 AM
Replies: 550
Views: 19,552
Posted By livedarklions

"The truth"? So basically, one size fits all...

"The truth"? So basically, one size fits all despite the obvious fact that people vary enormously in pretty much every factor that could affect their best fit and pedaling style?
06-24-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,329
Posted By livedarklions

This thread isn't about you or me. OP finds it...

This thread isn't about you or me. OP finds it useful, and telling OP they lack "common sense" because they find it useful is a useless condescending comment on your part.

OP is adapting by taking...
06-24-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 7,557
Posted By livedarklions

So much for your denial that it was about me. ...

So much for your denial that it was about me. This thread was dead for nearly a month, and you revived it with a one-line cheap shot you're now admitting was about me. I take it from your OP you...
06-24-22, 07:34 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,329
Posted By livedarklions

This is what is wrong with your entire "you...

This is what is wrong with your entire "you should" approach to this thread--OP isn't going to be going 25 mph in a group ride, they're riding a recumbent and are more concerned with being in the...
06-24-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 7,557
Posted By livedarklions

Precisely! We're free to think whatever nasty...

Precisely! We're free to think whatever nasty thoughts we have about the cyclist while we're driving, it's engaging in little or big tantrums about it that causes major safety problems.
06-24-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 7,557
Posted By livedarklions

A wild guess from your random stalking me post in...

A wild guess from your random stalking me post in another thread. You're extremely transparent. I know it's me because you have attacked me by name in precisely this manner before.

That insult the...
06-24-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,484
Posted By livedarklions

Aren't the real ways to minimize damage from the...

Aren't the real ways to minimize damage from the landing to keep yourself from throwing your arms out and bracing? Seems to me the muscle memory we get as cyclists by keeping our balance is basic to...
06-24-22, 05:07 AM
Replies: 282
Views: 7,557
Posted By livedarklions

If you really want to play that game, follow his...

If you really want to play that game, follow his likes and you'll see he wasn't referring to me.

I find it hilarious that you start a thread about how you picked an argument while driving and...
06-23-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 545
Posted By livedarklions

Good guess but wrong. IRD and Conti fanboi. ...

Good guess but wrong. IRD and Conti fanboi. Poor, poor neglected Conti.
06-23-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,329
Posted By livedarklions

Nonsense.

Nonsense.
06-23-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,329
Posted By livedarklions

So wait, is the feeling in the legs and lungs the...

So wait, is the feeling in the legs and lungs the same as knowing your speed or is it much different? What the hell are you talking about?

Pretty sure you've complicated this so much you can't...
06-23-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 545
Posted By livedarklions

1) Can you save weight by amputating your toes? ...

1) Can you save weight by amputating your toes?

2) Top 5 aero designs for stem cover caps.

3) Best Hamer for Droping.

4) Best Gravel Condom Catheters.

5) Cycling Weekly or Cycling Weakly?
06-23-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 374
Views: 7,914
Posted By livedarklions

So many time travel questions.... ...

So many time travel questions....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jGzg_x0V7s
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