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08-01-21, 06:00 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 579
Posted By downhillmaster

This explains a lot

This explains a lot
Forum: For Sale
07-29-21, 05:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 314
Posted By downhillmaster

My size. So tempting but not sure I can wrap my...

My size. So tempting but not sure I can wrap my head around that wild paint job :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 5,822
Posted By downhillmaster

The main benefit of clipless is not slipping off...

The main benefit of clipless is not slipping off the pedals when a homicidal driver honks his deadly horn near you and your aluminum hybrid buddies :thumb:
07-27-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,770
Posted By downhillmaster

Yep. Because wearing the same dirty bibs five...

Yep.
Because wearing the same dirty bibs five days in a row is so heroic :rolleyes:
07-26-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,770
Posted By downhillmaster

disgusting

disgusting
07-24-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,770
Posted By downhillmaster

Wear the clean pair on day one. On day two...

Wear the clean pair on day one.
On day two wash them and strap them to your rack to air dry while you ride commando style.
Repeat
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,453
Posted By downhillmaster

Classic and thoroughly enjoyable BF weeniefest...

Classic and thoroughly enjoyable BF weeniefest :thumb:
07-21-21, 01:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,569
Posted By downhillmaster

I don’t incessantly whine about what happens on...

I don’t incessantly whine about what happens on the road ;)
07-20-21, 07:47 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,934
Posted By downhillmaster

Your continued negative references towards other...

Your continued negative references towards other club rides is quite telling. You sound like a serious Park Tool on wheels :innocent:
07-20-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,384
Posted By downhillmaster

Are generic and seemingly uninformed questions...

Are generic and seemingly uninformed questions better than specific questions with any measure of details?
:foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 03:58 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,131
Posted By downhillmaster

Another ‘what do you carry in your saddle bag’...

Another ‘what do you carry in your saddle bag’ thread lol.
No way a quick search would have answered this old doozy.
BF members do love posting their accessories(with pics)though :thumb:
07-20-21, 03:52 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 870
Posted By downhillmaster

So your preferred method of road cycling is a...

So your preferred method of road cycling is a beach cruiser and you ride it at high speeds.
I knew it!
You didn’t actually just take one out once and completely fail at trying to explain the...
07-18-21, 04:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 756
Posted By downhillmaster

After reading through both threads I called my...

After reading through both threads I called my Dad and thanked him for instilling in me the basic common sense needed to make decisions such as what to shave and when to poop.
:thumb:
07-17-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,934
Posted By downhillmaster

You got what you deserved. Wannabe racers...

You got what you deserved.
Wannabe racers riding unsupported on public roads :rolleyes:
07-17-21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,569
Posted By downhillmaster

You get what you deserve on MUPs :rolleyes:

You get what you deserve on MUPs
:rolleyes:
07-16-21, 09:06 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,934
Posted By downhillmaster

I’m sure you were all quite scared :rolleyes:

I’m sure you were all quite scared :rolleyes:
07-16-21, 08:46 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 2,934
Posted By downhillmaster

You literally just stated ‘I wasn’t worried that...

You literally just stated ‘I wasn’t worried that he would hit us’
How did that already turn into you now stating that he is threatening to kill you with his car?
So much drama lol.
You really...
07-13-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 175
Views: 10,833
Posted By downhillmaster

To be a proficient recreational road cyclist...

To be a proficient recreational road cyclist requires almost no technical ability and in no way can it be described as incredibly technical.
Of course it is a bit more than simply running on your...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 751
Posted By downhillmaster

I have always heard that the shoulder straps on...

I have always heard that the shoulder straps on Assos bibs bunch up and cause unbearable discomfort even on short rides. :innocent:
07-13-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 831
Posted By downhillmaster

If you really believe in your theory about a...

If you really believe in your theory about a random Share The Road license plate triggering a driver into aggression I don’t know how you can expect anyone to take you seriously on the subject...
07-12-21, 09:40 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 757
Posted By downhillmaster

I have no experience in this matter but I would...

I have no experience in this matter but I would be fairly surprised if your homeowners insurance covers your bicycle while it is on the back of your car and not on your property.
Hopefully I am...
07-12-21, 02:03 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,437
Posted By downhillmaster

More drama but still no examples of it actually...

More drama but still no examples of it actually happening.
Thanks!
07-11-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,437
Posted By downhillmaster

I would like to see a couple examples of any...

I would like to see a couple examples of any cyclist being sued, losing in court, and paying a large settlement in any of the above referenced situations.
Anything is possible ofc but I always get...
07-07-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,971
Posted By downhillmaster

I guess, but almost every time I read or hear...

I guess, but almost every time I read or hear about a cyclist bonking they reference medical symptoms such as dizziness and disorientation, and quite often they also reference ending up on the ground...
07-07-21, 04:01 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 3,971
Posted By downhillmaster

I can’t speak to the science you reference in...

I can’t speak to the science you reference in your post but I believe your marathon runner analogy is incorrect, if it makes any difference.
I did a lot of running when I was younger and heard the...
07-04-21, 04:36 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,719
Posted By downhillmaster

I rode for a couple years without wearing glasses...

I rode for a couple years without wearing glasses but that changed for good the first time I rode past a yard with landscapers using leaf blowers aimed in my general direction.
It’s a common enough...
07-03-21, 12:54 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,894
Posted By downhillmaster

This. OP also has issues with bike shops in...

This.
OP also has issues with bike shops in million dollar neighborhoods because he can’t afford or use a truing stand.
Bargain hunters sure are odd ducks :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-21, 05:26 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 971
Posted By downhillmaster

If you are the type that appreciates a laterally...

If you are the type that appreciates a laterally stiff and vertically compliant frame you should definitely seek out and wear a waterproof yet breathable lightweight rain jacket.
Otherwise, keep...
07-02-21, 05:18 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 354
Posted By downhillmaster

I ride in the Denville/Boonton Twp/Mountain Lakes...

I ride in the Denville/Boonton Twp/Mountain Lakes area of Morris County NJ and have always found NJ drivers to be respectful and decent enough neighbors on the road.
07-01-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,916
Posted By downhillmaster

Not as entertaining as laughing at peeps trying...

Not as entertaining as laughing at peeps trying to poke fun at their own accessory sickness though :innocent:
06-30-21, 12:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 831
Posted By downhillmaster

You keep worrying about those latent psychotic...

You keep worrying about those latent psychotic drivers :thumb:
:eek::eek:
06-30-21, 05:11 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 904
Posted By downhillmaster

Of course you carry multiple cans of police grade...

Of course you carry multiple cans of police grade pepper spray and have used them on dogs and people.
The homemade holsters are a nice touch and I’m sure you practice your pepper spray quick draw...
06-27-21, 06:26 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,114
Posted By downhillmaster

Pretty sure his point is that there is absolutely...

Pretty sure his point is that there is absolutely no need in the world for an adult to ask anyone how to drink from a water bottle.
It ofc is regularly asked on these forums though proving that, as...
06-24-21, 06:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By downhillmaster

That thread was not nearly as good

That thread was not nearly as good
06-24-21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By downhillmaster

Is the 2XL - 4XL jersey thread the best ever?

Obviously just having a little fun but I am seriously depressed that I never got a chance to post in what could have been the most epic thread ever.
Or was it?
What say you?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-21, 04:54 AM
Replies: 2,899
Views: 377,470
Posted By downhillmaster

If you feel the need to use the term ‘I can...

If you feel the need to use the term ‘I can honestly say’…
:rolleyes:
06-24-21, 04:46 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,508
Posted By downhillmaster

Of course it is a serious question and I think...

Of course it is a serious question and I think it’s pretty cool that you were confident enough to ask it on a public forum.
It will no doubt help save countless other riders who may have not had...
06-23-21, 01:09 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,557
Posted By downhillmaster

It is not only a very few that qualify. The vast...

It is not only a very few that qualify. The vast majority of applicants with average to good credit immediately qualify. There is nothing exclusive about it.
Either way, the fact that a certain %...
06-23-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,557
Posted By downhillmaster

It’s pretty clear that many people in this thread...

It’s pretty clear that many people in this thread made blanket statements about all loans so Koyote was spot on.
It’s also pretty clear that this thread isn’t about your random $3,000 bike limit or...
06-22-21, 08:33 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,527
Posted By downhillmaster

If streets are for people, what are sidewalks...

If streets are for people, what are sidewalks for?
:rolleyes::rolleyes:
06-22-21, 07:04 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,527
Posted By downhillmaster

If you jaywalk enough times you will and should...

If you jaywalk enough times you will and should eventually get stopped for it. Same with speeding on an empty road or rolling through stops in a quiet area.
You don’t get to choose which laws to...
06-22-21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,557
Posted By downhillmaster

So many self righteous cash buyers in this...

So many self righteous cash buyers in this thread.
Obviously not many with a finance major though :rolleyes:
06-19-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,073
Posted By downhillmaster

Leave your nasty paws off any cans that you...

Leave your nasty paws off any cans that you aren’t buying.
That’s just as silly as it is nasty and didn’t fly even pre-pandemic.
06-18-21, 05:39 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,647
Posted By downhillmaster

I used to carry a chain tool and a whole...

I used to carry a chain tool and a whole assortment of other tools and spare parts but I still never felt secure enough so now I simply carry a second bike(Dahon folder)in my backpack.
It saves me...
06-17-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,440
Posted By downhillmaster

Way off base. A surgeons median salary is...

Way off base.
A surgeons median salary is around $400k per year.
Residents earn a salary so not sure why you stated ‘11 years and you haven’t made any money yet’
Especially after you even...
06-17-21, 06:18 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,440
Posted By downhillmaster

You visited 3 bike shops in the midst of a...

You visited 3 bike shops in the midst of a worldwide pandemic with an unprecedented demand for labor and parts.
Good stuff :thumb:
06-17-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,440
Posted By downhillmaster

A fool and his lack of business model knowledge…I...

A fool and his lack of business model knowledge…I suppose.
06-17-21, 04:20 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,702
Posted By downhillmaster

I like my Apple Watch 6 but wish I didn’t have...

I like my Apple Watch 6 but wish I didn’t have to charge it every night.
Not a hardship ofc but wouldn’t mind two full days between charges.
06-17-21, 04:04 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,440
Posted By downhillmaster

Million dollar homeowners not being able to...

Million dollar homeowners not being able to afford a truing stand sounds like the real problem here.
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