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Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-24, 03:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 460
Posted By PeteHski

Really not worth anything then at this point...

Really not worth anything then at this point then. I can see why the manufacturers are keen, but I don't see any win for the rider. Be interesting to see if they keep pushing this direction or not....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-24, 10:45 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 460
Posted By TiHabanero

I've been around cycling since 1971 and have very...

I've been around cycling since 1971 and have very fond memories of hookless rims. What a treat they were to deal with when mated to the wrong tire. Then I discovered hooked rims around 1978 and was...
02-22-24, 02:52 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 6,217
Posted By genejockey

As my father would say.... ...

As my father would say....

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EDIT: No, Tommy Lee Jones is not...
02-21-24, 08:11 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,921
Posted By 70sSanO

You can always get 105 watch on eBay for $24.99...

You can always get 105 watch on eBay for $24.99 and upgrade later.

John
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-24, 10:53 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,915
Posted By SoSmellyAir

Not me! I am not wealthy but I have hoarded...

Not me! I am not wealthy but I have hoarded strategically amassed a small stock pile of spare parts and components for my bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-24, 12:28 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 597
Posted By ScottCommutes

I don't know your kids or their bikes, but I...

I don't know your kids or their bikes, but I suspect that letting them select fun colored cables would mean more to their enjoyment of their bikes than slightly different mechanical parts.
02-17-24, 11:49 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 7,007
Posted By 3alarmer

...what qualifies anyone to give "experienced...

...what qualifies anyone to give "experienced advice" ? What would you possibly accept as "bona fides", in a thread where you've already accused at least one person of argument from authority ? Then...
02-17-24, 11:41 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 7,007
Posted By 3alarmer

...someone from this thread needs to get that...

...someone from this thread needs to get that woman on a CFRP road machine, with discs front and rear. She's got the wider tires, lower pressure thing going on, so that's good. But there are a loot...
02-17-24, 11:22 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 7,007
Posted By tomato coupe

Notice how that guy in the background has his...

Notice how that guy in the background has his hand near his ear? That's one of her CIA handlers.;)
02-17-24, 10:59 AM
Replies: 279
Views: 7,007
Posted By tomato coupe

You can never have too many conspiracy theories...

You can never have too many conspiracy theories in one thread.

Full disclosure: I'm paid by the industry to point this out, and I'm also an AI chatbot.
02-16-24, 01:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,154
Posted By indyfabz

She’d change her name to Taylor Zwift!

She’d change her name to Taylor Zwift!
02-15-24, 05:21 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 10,682
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...OMG the great wheel rim/ "rotating weight...

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...OMG the great wheel rim/ "rotating weight doesn't matter any more" debate is again resurrected. I'll pass. I have my one year chip on this topic, and I don't want to go back to attending 12...
02-15-24, 01:10 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,408
Posted By wheelreason

Everyone is different, but strictly from a...

Everyone is different, but strictly from a perceived effort perspective, for someone who equally practices both, they are in my experience quite similar.
02-15-24, 03:39 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 10,682
Posted By indyfabz

Do they also spin in the opposite direction in...

Do they also spin in the opposite direction in the southern hemisphere? And have you ever ridden somewhere like NE Ohio? Talk about some 3rd world roads.
02-13-24, 11:56 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 10,682
Posted By 3alarmer

...I went from 235# to 232# while participating...

...I went from 235# to 232# while participating in this thread. So it had the opposite effect on me.
02-13-24, 03:46 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 7,007
Posted By indyfabz

“We’re not going to make it, are we? People, I...

“We’re not going to make it, are we? People, I mean.”—John Connor
02-12-24, 07:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,486
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Dang I was hoping to find a cheep Nishiki or GT...

Dang I was hoping to find a cheep Nishiki or GT on there. No dice though, here's what I got searching for bicycle, pretty sweet 404 page!
...
02-11-24, 09:16 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 7,756
Posted By 3alarmer

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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02-11-24, 07:30 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 7,756
Posted By 3alarmer

...I'm tiptoeing between the sand castles, here...

...I'm tiptoeing between the sand castles, here in the intellectual desert currently passing for General Cycling. It requires a great deal of my attention. Thank you for noticing.
02-10-24, 11:09 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 10,682
Posted By 3alarmer

. ...nothing triggers these guys like calling...

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...nothing triggers these guys like calling their lightweight, high tech bicycles and wheel rims "plastic". I'm ashamed, really, because it's such an obvious cheap shot. :o And someone always...
02-10-24, 12:22 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 10,682
Posted By Sierra_rider

I like my Hollowtech. Right when it's starting to...

I like my Hollowtech. Right when it's starting to look ugly and beat, it starts to de-laminate and you get fresh cranks.:lol:

Luckily, I discovered the de-lamintation by testing it off the...
02-10-24, 11:58 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 10,682
Posted By howsteepisit

I'm pretty sure this is first generation...

I'm pretty sure this is first generation hollowtech.
02-10-24, 11:35 AM
Replies: 424
Views: 10,682
Posted By terrymorse

Likely more durable than Hollowtech.

Likely more durable than Hollowtech.
02-10-24, 11:34 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,177
Posted By Reynolds

Dial it up to 400 on your 13th gear and teach...

Dial it up to 400 on your 13th gear and teach them a lesson!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-10-24, 08:39 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 4,435
Posted By indyfabz

Especially because it’s an irrefutable fact that...

Especially because it’s an irrefutable fact that crabon is not the best frame maternal, regardless of one’s personal beliefs. :innocent::D
02-10-24, 06:59 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,177
Posted By Chuck M

A mind is a terrible thing to waste.

A mind is a terrible thing to waste.
02-10-24, 06:11 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,177
Posted By indyfabz

You couldn’t come up with better material than...

You couldn’t come up with better material than this? 🤦‍♂️
02-09-24, 10:34 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,177
Posted By CAT7RDR

That's why I'm only Cat 7. I cannot keep up...

That's why I'm only Cat 7.
I cannot keep up with the Cat 6 commuter crowd.
02-08-24, 07:30 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 10,682
Posted By 70sSanO

When you use titanium bolts to install a water...

When you use titanium bolts to install a water bottle cage while eating a donut.

John
02-08-24, 04:53 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 10,682
Posted By indyfabz

:roflmao2: But do people who ask the...

:roflmao2:

But do people who ask the question have any friends?
02-08-24, 03:59 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 10,682
Posted By delbiker1

When you start asking for a friend.

When you start asking for a friend.
02-08-24, 02:51 PM
Replies: 424
Views: 10,682
Posted By smd4

I've got a postage scale too, which I used to...

I've got a postage scale too, which I used to precisely weigh my boys' pinewood derby cars.
02-07-24, 03:36 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 3,408
Posted By indyfabz

One is about 74 miles longer (in distance) than...

One is about 74 miles longer (in distance) than the other.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-07-24, 12:52 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,415
Posted By LesterOfPuppets

Are those Schwinn shorts from the Wheaties era? ...

Are those Schwinn shorts from the Wheaties era?

Can't find pics of the shorts right now, but those sure look like the shorts that went with these jerseys
...
02-05-24, 02:45 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 18,248
Posted By 3alarmer

...it was new, and it worked precisely and...

...it was new, and it worked precisely and flawlessly. Why would you care about compatibility, when there would be newer and better stuff next year ? Sell it to some retrogrouch and move on. :)
02-05-24, 02:10 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 18,248
Posted By 3alarmer

...yes. This is due to prior experience on...

...yes. This is due to prior experience on several occasions. I can't overcome prior experience on the internet. It's hard enough IRL.
A similar thing happened in general cycling last winter, when...
02-05-24, 01:52 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 18,248
Posted By 3alarmer

...who exactly are these people ? Whenever I...

...who exactly are these people ? Whenever I tune in here (rarely these days), it much more resembles an overflow parking lot from the road forum. Just sayin', maybe the "invasion" is all in your...
02-05-24, 01:15 PM
Replies: 480
Views: 18,248
Posted By big john

Well, some of what goes on here is just...

Well, some of what goes on here is just hyperbole. Anyone who has been riding for years knows the truth about this stuff. I've been a member of a road club for 35 years. People come and go and some...
02-05-24, 01:05 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 6,955
Posted By Dudelsack

I’ve been super tired from a modest ride I did on...

I’ve been super tired from a modest ride I did on Saturday, and it was on a class 2 e-bike, no less.

So, yeah, I feel like an old guy. I’m 71.
02-05-24, 08:05 AM
Replies: 480
Views: 18,248
Posted By RH Clark

When you drive a stick shift car fast and come to...

When you drive a stick shift car fast and come to a full stop, you don't shift down through the gears to get back to first. When I ride fast down a hill to a stop, I don't have to shift through 10...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-05-24, 06:00 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,415
Posted By eduskator

Nobody gives a crap about this cheater and liar.

Nobody gives a crap about this cheater and liar.
02-03-24, 09:10 PM
Replies: 10,528
Views: 1,521,885
Posted By phtomita

Happy day! Just picked up today :) ...

Happy day! Just picked up today :)
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02-02-24, 08:02 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 7,756
Posted By indyfabz

I bought an overpriced stove that came with a...

I bought an overpriced stove that came with a free house.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-24, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 336,127
Posted By Fredo76

Good one! No, the yellows aren't close to...

Good one!

No, the yellows aren't close to matching. Perhaps they'll get closer as the bar tape fades... Until then, I'm going to have to believe they're different enough to call them...
02-02-24, 04:40 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 7,756
Posted By indyfabz

You people and your modern appliances. You should...

You people and your modern appliances. You should be ashamed of yourselves.

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02-02-24, 09:06 AM
Replies: 229
Views: 7,756
Posted By Koyote

As long as he sticks to wooden and plastic...

As long as he sticks to wooden and plastic utensils, it should last a lifetime.
02-01-24, 09:15 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 7,756
Posted By Maelochs

Inadvertently, ..... he made an internet funny.

Inadvertently, ..... he made an internet funny.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-24, 06:58 PM
Replies: 2,218
Views: 336,127
Posted By terrymorse

Woof!

Woof!
02-01-24, 03:56 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 7,756
Posted By rsbob

Well it certainly has given you shinier, whiter...

Well it certainly has given you shinier, whiter teeth.
02-01-24, 02:24 PM
Replies: 229
Views: 7,756
Posted By tomato coupe

You bought the wrong one. The good carbon bikes...

You bought the wrong one. The good carbon bikes fix all those things.
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