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11-24-22, 08:33 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,126
Posted By mstateglfr

Why is it a very dumb thing to do? They aren't...

Why is it a very dumb thing to do? They aren't needed for structural safety and a properly tightened lever doesn't rely on them.
My main road bike wasn't made with them because I filed them off...
11-22-22, 02:26 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,753
Posted By bikehoco

I prefer cyclists who donít crash.

I prefer cyclists who donít crash.
11-20-22, 10:44 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 3,753
Posted By 1989Pre

According to Reuters, Mr. Smith's uncle, Zachary,...

According to Reuters, Mr. Smith's uncle, Zachary, was riding with him at the time and was involved in the crash. When asked about his condition, Zachary commented, "oh, the pain...the pain...."
11-13-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,154
Posted By Branko D

You're just going to have a random welder in...

You're just going to have a random welder in Timbuktu repair a high end steel alloy tube? It might hold until you get home, sure. Is it going to be anything close to the original? No. It's going to...
11-11-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 197
Views: 4,154
Posted By indyfabz

Doesn't sound like an effective way to research...

Doesn't sound like an effective way to research something. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-22, 05:03 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,063
Posted By znomit

You can climb that hill faster with only one...

You can climb that hill faster with only one kidney.

Pro tip: Your left kidney is the heaviest.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,063
Posted By urbanknight

I would pedal harder.

I would pedal harder.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-10-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 2,063
Posted By RChung

Lie down until the feeling goes away.

Lie down until the feeling goes away.
11-07-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,095
Posted By indyfabz

I passed law school. Does that count?

I passed law school. Does that count?
11-03-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,171
Posted By Iride01

Perhaps it was a solution for a problem that...

Perhaps it was a solution for a problem that didn't affect most users.
11-02-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 184
Views: 6,143
Posted By Koyote

You seem to have missed the point. Completely.

You seem to have missed the point. Completely.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,656
Posted By seypat

Subscribed! I've been looking for this info for a...

Subscribed! I've been looking for this info for a while. Good thing someone finally started a thread on it.
10-30-22, 05:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,356
Posted By Bald Paul

If I feel the need to protect my teeth while...

If I feel the need to protect my teeth while riding, I'll just leave them at home. :50:
10-29-22, 09:18 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,786
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.
10-28-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,656
Posted By dedhed

​​​​​​https://www.madhousemagazine.com/keith-richa...

​​​​​​https://www.madhousemagazine.com/keith-richards-wins-tour-de-france/
...
10-27-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 3,656
Posted By blacknbluebikes

No one needs cake either, but I'll have some...

No one needs cake either, but I'll have some more, please.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-22, 09:49 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,459
Posted By Reflector Guy

If one of them reaches over and shifts your bike...

If one of them reaches over and shifts your bike into the hardest gear, or jams a tire pump into your spokes, that's usually a sign they'd rather not have you along.
10-21-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 1,937
Posted By indyfabz

Under a bridge?

Under a bridge?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,471
Posted By Koyote

I have a LeMond from the same year -- 2004. Same...

I have a LeMond from the same year -- 2004. Same gearing: 53-39 cranks, 12-25 cassette. When I got into big climbing events, I went nuts and put a 12-27 cassette on it.
10-13-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,978
Posted By NumbersGuy

Per Larry in the other thread: "I crashed...

Per Larry in the other thread:

"I crashed super hard today after hitting bump in a road that was being worked on, it got 6 people with flats but im the only one who went down. I was behind the...
10-13-22, 09:46 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,978
Posted By 70sSanO

Did the guys in the orange vests laugh and...

Did the guys in the orange vests laugh and exchange cash?

John
10-13-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,559
Posted By Koyote

I see what you did their.

I see what you did their.
10-11-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,024
Posted By WhyFi

Uh, they've got a much better power-to-weight...

Uh, they've got a much better power-to-weight than you possess.
10-11-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,024
Posted By Broctoon

Thank you. Your stance is noted. The database...

Thank you. Your stance is noted. The database will now reflect: adlai = opposed to e-bikes
09-29-22, 09:28 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,256
Posted By Koyote

In a thread which has produced many different...

In a thread which has produced many different opinions, I think you may have managed to create unanimity with this post.
09-28-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 2,256
Posted By Koyote

You did nothing wrong, but that won't stop this...

You did nothing wrong, but that won't stop this thread from going for eight pages.
09-28-22, 06:14 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 2,982
Posted By vespasianus

42. Always 42.

42. Always 42.
09-26-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,549
Posted By crowbike

Did you "win" the charity ride?

Did you "win" the charity ride?
09-25-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,549
Posted By Koyote

How many mistakes did I make this morning?

This morning, I went on a local charity ride. Paid $50 to ride on my usual roads, and got a few cookies and a bottle refill at an aid station. Did the ride on my Di2 bike, which has disc brakes and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 31,748
Posted By datlas

I have mentioned this COUNTLESS times and it...

I have mentioned this COUNTLESS times and it falls on deaf ears. I do think they could/should implement a code/rule that says that an OLD thread (say older than 1 year since the last update) should...
09-13-22, 07:43 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,446
Posted By cxwrench

And end up with another thread that's at least 5...

And end up with another thread that's at least 5 pages long because everyone has to argue about it. Forever.
09-13-22, 07:41 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,446
Posted By Koyote

We can always count on Larry to ask the deeply...

We can always count on Larry to ask the deeply penetrating, hard-hitting questions.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,769
Posted By rsbob

:popcorn

:popcorn
09-11-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,286
Posted By Koyote

​​​​​​https://c.tenor.com/zmYcw3mlvxsAAAAM/face-pa...

​​​​​​https://c.tenor.com/zmYcw3mlvxsAAAAM/face-palm-cant-believe.gif
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-22, 03:41 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 6,907
Posted By fujidon

You're looking for an argument and you created...

You're looking for an argument and you created one.
Take the advice that you find useful and ignore the rest. If you insist on things like "the data doesn't support". you're just being argumentative...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 489
Views: 11,968
Posted By SpedFast

This thread is lasting longer than the wax on my...

This thread is lasting longer than the wax on my chain, that's for sure!
09-03-22, 05:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 755
Posted By badger1

Thumbs are one of the biggest wastes of money in...

Thumbs are one of the biggest wastes of money in biking, but despite that it is possible to make them hurt if one is riding JUST beyond one's comfort zone, during one's preferred time of day, and...
09-02-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,286
Posted By WhyFi

If *you* don't need any more, that's fine, but...

If *you* don't need any more, that's fine, but you're all kinds of wrong in saying that your mirror does everything that the Varia does.
09-02-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 746
Posted By rumrunn6

been using that signature line for over a decade...

been using that signature line for over a decade & you choose the thread about a dead cyclist to insult it? classy
09-01-22, 08:55 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,286
Posted By Koyote

Perhaps you should try actually riding in them....

Perhaps you should try actually riding in them. Since thatís what theyíre designed for.

Now your argument is akin to saying, ďHey, I once sat in a Porsche, and it didnít really seem much better...
09-01-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 833
Posted By Polaris OBark

If only.

If only.
08-31-22, 07:09 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,595
Posted By Koyote

Perhaps some of us don't find ignorance and...

Perhaps some of us don't find ignorance and racism humorous.

And it is ignorance. You obviously do not understand modern multinational manufacturing.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-22, 03:38 AM
Replies: 489
Views: 11,968
Posted By znomit

Heck no. We just run them until failure. It's...

Heck no. We just run them until failure. It's better than ending up in the doghouse when someone finds out what's being happening in her crockpot.
08-29-22, 09:11 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 671
Posted By livedarklions

You're making me miss the dumpster vodka thread. ...

You're making me miss the dumpster vodka thread. I didn't think that was possible.
08-29-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 9,042
Posted By Broctoon

Dear Penthouse, I never imagined something like...

Dear Penthouse, I never imagined something like this would happen along the side of an urban MUP, but there I was. The buxom temptress, one third my age, had a flat tire and obviously no way to...
08-27-22, 07:31 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 9,042
Posted By 3alarmer

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/577x433/6rdur2_2ea5524cebe82878f928a8fc77eb906ede03926b.jpg
08-25-22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 9,042
Posted By big john

Yet your 12 years on Bike Forums hasn't taught...

Yet your 12 years on Bike Forums hasn't taught you anything about tact, diplomacy, or how to get along with others. Unless your whole reason for being here is to troll, to stir up crap.

You will...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 1,968
Posted By Bald Paul

On rides where members of the group are riding...

On rides where members of the group are riding with headphones, listening to music while on a Zoom meeting on the phone, all the while riding no hands, I hang way off the back and draft the ambulance.
08-25-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 1,600
Posted By asgelle

We are now at the tipping point for performance...

We are now at the tipping point for performance art.
08-24-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 9,042
Posted By indyfabz

Thatís because you ride with your head down. :D

Thatís because you ride with your head down. :D
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