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10-31-22, 10:11 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,239
Posted By rsbob

Rained pretty good the last couple of days but...

Rained pretty good the last couple of days but had a break today so headed out. Ran into three Road Closed due to flooding signs, so lots of doubling back. Still had a good time enjoying the Fall...
10-31-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,239
Posted By rsbob

Had a wonderful ride two days ago combining...

Had a wonderful ride two days ago combining tarmac and gravel, rural and lakes with a very nice temp in the high 50s. The highlight was encountering a bobcat on a rail-trail conversion, which ran...
10-30-22, 04:12 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,384
Posted By shelbyfv

The door may be guarded by a "No Shirt, No Shoes,...

The door may be guarded by a "No Shirt, No Shoes, No Service" sign.
10-30-22, 03:28 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,384
Posted By Koyote

Are we talking about the garage door, or a...

Are we talking about the garage door, or a posterÖ?
10-30-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,384
Posted By indyfabz

I donít think that is what heís saying at all. It...

I donít think that is what heís saying at all. It was merely an observation re: indoor bike accommodations based upon Larryís oft repeated assertions. He didnít judge, criticize, etc., based on those...
10-30-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,239
Posted By Paul Barnard

My dose of happy from this morning. ...

My dose of happy from this morning.

https://i.postimg.cc/L6sqbVX5/313400922-10224968942925306-9111787463507923955-n.jpg (https://postimg.cc/NLWfymRv)
10-30-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,384
Posted By tomato coupe

I would think riding without a shirt would give...

I would think riding without a shirt would give you thicker skin.
10-30-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,384
Posted By tomato coupe

Most know they can just drop back to my support...

Most know they can just drop back to my support car and get it.
10-30-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,384
Posted By tomato coupe

I donít know where my bikes are stored. Iíll ask...

I donít know where my bikes are stored. Iíll ask my valet where he puts them when Iím done riding.
10-30-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,785
Posted By Barry2

Although this is fun, letís have one last go...

Although this is fun, letís have one last go each, shake hands and move on.

Your assumption regarding my insincerity is incorrect.
Likely brought about by how you choose to approach people.
...
10-29-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,384
Posted By shelbyfv

Seems unusual for a residential reentry center to...

Seems unusual for a residential reentry center to have the option of using a garage but that would be the best choice. Pretty fancy!:thumb:
10-29-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,785
Posted By livedarklions

Anyone who shouts out to Lou Reed and Gary Larsen...

Anyone who shouts out to Lou Reed and Gary Larsen in the same 24 hours is ok in my book.
10-29-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,785
Posted By Rolla

You pretend to know what other people's...

You pretend to know what other people's motivations are almost as much as you pretend not to care what other people think.

Neither is convincing.
10-29-22, 05:47 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,785
Posted By seypat

It's all just a conspiracy started by Big Shave.

It's all just a conspiracy started by Big Shave.
10-28-22, 07:47 PM
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Views: 519
Posted By RossRoss

Thank you all for your input. As 70sSanO...

Thank you all for your input. As 70sSanO suggested that's what I'm going to do and I'll do it at a bike shop with all needed tune up. I don't dislike the new bike wheels, I just wanted to keep using...
10-28-22, 04:30 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,785
Posted By BTinNYC

I'm just a Lou Reed fan.

I'm just a Lou Reed fan.
10-27-22, 02:25 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,952
Posted By Eric F

If my neighbor is the one who lets his dogs out,...

If my neighbor is the one who lets his dogs out, will I be able to out-run them better on a steel or carbon bike?

There...back on topic. You're welcome.
10-27-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,952
Posted By 70sSanO

Paul Simon summed it up pretty well, "Still a man...

Paul Simon summed it up pretty well, "Still a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest."

I've carried that verse along for a lot of years and have found it to be true more often...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-22, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 405
Posted By corleykj

hahah. Handling sucked without the rubber. If...

hahah. Handling sucked without the rubber.
If this works then I will work on a new stem and bike fit. I have two brooks saddles that I switch between. This one needs some more ass time so it got...
10-26-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,952
Posted By csport

Diamonds are nothing but carbon. Recumbents are...

Diamonds are nothing but carbon. Recumbents are another futile attempt to resist Big Carbon.
10-26-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,952
Posted By Koyote

Precisely. BF has developed a very niche group of...

Precisely. BF has developed a very niche group of hypocrites who tell the rest of us to ignore posts which we find irritating -- but they can't follow their own advice.
10-26-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,952
Posted By Eric F

I like how you kept this on topic. Steel is...

I like how you kept this on topic. Steel is iron-y.
10-26-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,952
Posted By Bald Paul

Here you go! ...

Here you go!

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10-26-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,952
Posted By nomadmax

I can't get my "B*tt Hurt Report" jpeg to upload,...

I can't get my "B*tt Hurt Report" jpeg to upload, so I guess I don't have anything else constructive to add. :roflmao2:
10-26-22, 12:17 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,952
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...all of my bicycles are old. I need the Big...

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...all of my bicycles are old. I need the Big Bike Conspiracy to feel like my life has meaning. :o
10-26-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,952
Posted By Broctoon

Right? And how come Donald Duck wraps a towel...

Right? And how come Donald Duck wraps a towel around his waist when he gets out of the bath, yet he goes out in public wearing a sailor suit and no pants?
10-26-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,952
Posted By nomadmax

All I wanna know is, how come Superman could...

All I wanna know is, how come Superman could calmly take 6 bullets to the chest and then had to duck when the guy threw the empty gun at him? ;)
10-26-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,952
Posted By Eric F

When passing dog-walkers while riding my MTB,...

When passing dog-walkers while riding my MTB, I've found that complimenting the appearance of their dog tends to make people less irritated with my presence on the trail. "Cute pup! Have a nice...
10-26-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,952
Posted By 3alarmer

...I'm really surprised no one has brought up...

...I'm really surprised no one has brought up Superman yet. That guy was faster than a speeding bullet (multiple references here...
10-26-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,952
Posted By Broctoon

Carbon fiber construction of course makes it easy...

Carbon fiber construction of course makes it easy to shape a frame for better aero qualities. Otherwise, there is little difference between carbon and steel with regard to a bike's speed--maybe...
10-26-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,952
Posted By livedarklions

Do you wave at dogs while riding?

Do you wave at dogs while riding?
10-26-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,952
Posted By mstateglfr

Grant would build a bike with a bunch of...

Grant would build a bike with a bunch of components that are lower quality than what other comparable components cost, dress up in tweed full of seams, pack his hatchet and bar soap for an S24O, and...
10-26-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,952
Posted By indyfabz

Expect a knock at the door from Big Carbon. ...

Expect a knock at the door from Big Carbon. Things are not going to go well for you.
10-26-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,952
Posted By livedarklions

You're just asking questions? Classic conspiracy...

You're just asking questions? Classic conspiracy theory nonsense rhetoric.

Sarcasm was well-earned.
10-26-22, 07:16 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,952
Posted By GhostRider62

One needs a planing steel bike with super supple...

One needs a planing steel bike with super supple tires. Such bikes climb by themselves and when combined with fenders and a suitcase on the front, they fly.
10-26-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,952
Posted By livedarklions

Well, considering that one of the major...

Well, considering that one of the major advantages of carbon is its ability to be molded into shapes impossible with steel, controlling for geometry is eliminating a key variable in determining...
10-26-22, 06:54 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,952
Posted By Koyote

The really funny part: Iím willing to bet that...

The really funny part: Iím willing to bet that 90%+ of these threads about ďthis versus that Ė which is faster?ď are started by people who have never entered a bike race. So WTF does it matter?
10-26-22, 06:34 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,952
Posted By indyfabz

Would depend on the length of the cycling shorts....

Would depend on the length of the cycling shorts. They are so long. :D
10-26-22, 03:53 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,952
Posted By PeteHski

Stay in your cave then

Stay in your cave then
10-25-22, 11:21 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,952
Posted By 3alarmer

...to quote another personal hero, Martha...

...to quote another personal hero, Martha Stewart, "It's a good thing." :)




...It's not about the bike. It's about the performance enhancing drugs you are taking to train and race. :thumb:
10-25-22, 10:12 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,952
Posted By Polaris OBark

One thing that would help is multiple controlled...

One thing that would help is multiple controlled repeats of the experiment, to establish some statistical significance to the claimed differences.

But before that, one would really need to have a...
10-25-22, 10:05 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,952
Posted By Koyote

If that were true, you wouldn't have asked the...

If that were true, you wouldn't have asked the question. But nice try. 'nighty-'night.
10-25-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 4,952
Posted By Koyote

If you know the first thing about the scientific...

If you know the first thing about the scientific method, you know that the "test" in that video definitely warrants sarcasm. And your topic has been absolutely beaten to death here on bf and...
10-25-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,741
Posted By Lombard

I really think we should call them D.I.L.D.O.S. -...

I really think we should call them D.I.L.D.O.S. - Deceleration Input Lever Derailleur Operation System.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 934
Posted By jaxgtr

The metal nightmare is scary in a car... and...

The metal nightmare is scary in a car... and going into Arlington area and I will never be on that one or riding in Arlington, dangerous roads. The couple I am generally rolling over is on Beach...
10-25-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,145
Posted By tomato coupe

I could care less, but it would take more effort...

I could care less, but it would take more effort to care less, and I don't care about it enough to put in the extra effort.
10-25-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 2,911
Posted By Koyote

Glad to see this line.

Glad to see this line.
10-25-22, 06:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,585
Posted By mstateglfr

'Wifezilla'...thats a new one to me. ...

'Wifezilla'...thats a new one to me.

Anyways, a Scott Aspect 740 and 750 would be more than fine for how you plan to use a bike. The Scott Aspect 910, 920, 930, 940, and 950 would also all be...
10-25-22, 06:14 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,585
Posted By shelbyfv

Looks as if the Aspect 910, 920 and 930 are the...

Looks as if the Aspect 910, 920 and 930 are the ones with acceptable components. Deore is as far down the Shimano ladder as you want to go and will be fine for your anticipated use.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-22, 01:25 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 715
Posted By Badger6

Short update. I live in Belgium, and it rains...

Short update. I live in Belgium, and it rains frequently here from October to March, and a little less frequently from April to September. So the bike is gonna see rain...and yesterday was the first...
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