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09-30-22, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 125
Posted By Koyote

I've got no advice on the trailer...But that is a...

I've got no advice on the trailer...But that is a sweet old Datsun in the first photo. Looks like a 260z.
09-30-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 13,416
Posted By Koyote

I've got a Shark vacuum. Doesn't use bags --...

I've got a Shark vacuum. Doesn't use bags -- rather, it has a removable container that gets emptied into the trash, and the filter are washable. Handles my dogs' shedding quite nicely, and it wasn't...
09-30-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,326
Posted By Koyote

You do understand that you can drift to the back...

You do understand that you can drift to the back before spitting, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 387
Posted By Koyote

Yep, agreed! Many years ago, on a group ride, I...

Yep, agreed! Many years ago, on a group ride, I gave a tube to a rider who had punctured, and told him "Hey, don't worry about it." I made a friend for life.

Ditto with energy snacks -- I always...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 387
Posted By Koyote

That's very different than a French Shower, but I...

That's very different than a French Shower, but I get you.

'Course, the OP is asking how to avoid being that thing...So telling him to NOT be that thing is pointless.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 387
Posted By Koyote

Methinks you don't know the definition of "French...

Methinks you don't know the definition of "French Shower."
09-30-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,326
Posted By Koyote

Good point. I've always wondered if that bad...

Good point. I've always wondered if that bad peach was just a canny race strategy for LeMond.
09-30-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,326
Posted By Koyote

Of course, we're talking about a sport in which...

Of course, we're talking about a sport in which pros urinate while riding...a sport in which one of the all-time greats (Greg LeMond) once shat himself while riding on a rainy stage, and the...
09-30-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,326
Posted By Koyote

You believe that blowing your nose into your hand...

You believe that blowing your nose into your hand is more sanitary than blowing a snot rocket onto the road? Really?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 387
Posted By Koyote

Okay, seriously: ride predictably -- no sudden...

Okay, seriously: ride predictably -- no sudden accelerations or sudden braking, hold your line (i.e., don't swerve unless you absolutely have to), don't get too close to other riders (that can come...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-22, 09:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 387
Posted By Koyote

Wear a shirt, don't take any zoom meetings during...

Wear a shirt, don't take any zoom meetings during the ride, don't pull over to look into dumpsters, and -- above all -- don't blow any snot rockets...
09-29-22, 09:28 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,326
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.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,367
Posted By Koyote

You donít believe the experts at Specialized,...

You donít believe the experts at Specialized, either - and they built the bike.
09-29-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 13,416
Posted By Koyote

Thanks. 35 years teaching in higher ed, and that...

Thanks. 35 years teaching in higher ed, and that bike program is probably my fave memory.
09-29-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 13,416
Posted By Koyote

Probably depends on the area -- city vs town,...

Probably depends on the area -- city vs town, etc. Also on security.

The aforementioned student and I built a bike rental program on our campus -- we eventually had a fleet of about 50 bikes which...
09-29-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,326
Posted By Koyote

It's easy to check behind you. There. If you...

It's easy to check behind you. There.

If you can't fathom how a person can swivel his/her head, then do it differently: move your chin down to your chest and look under your arm -- between your...
09-29-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 13,416
Posted By Koyote

If you can't recognize the difference between a...

If you can't recognize the difference between a $3k bike and a $6k bike, then why on Earth would you write a long post about how you've seen irresponsible college students bring $5,000 bikes to...
09-29-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 13,416
Posted By Koyote

I've spent my entire adult life (40+ years at...

I've spent my entire adult life (40+ years at this point) on college campuses, and I've never seen a student on a $5,000 bike. Nothing even close, in fact.

PS: I'd like to see some examples of...
09-29-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,326
Posted By Koyote

Then you'll really be offended when I tell you...

Then you'll really be offended when I tell you how I handle it when 'nature calls' on a long ride.
09-29-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 2,376
Posted By Koyote

Yup. smasha is so busy arguing that he won't be...

Yup. smasha is so busy arguing that he won't be able to actually ride his bike anywhere. Problem solved!
09-29-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 650
Posted By Koyote

To be fair, your thread title includes the line...

To be fair, your thread title includes the line "WTF is tubeless?" If you had spent ten minutes googling, that would not have been your opener.

Short answer: if you are new to cycling (at least in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-22, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By Koyote

Nope. Not an issue at all. Just ride your bike.

Nope. Not an issue at all. Just ride your bike.
09-28-22, 08:23 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,391
Posted By Koyote

Mount Davis Gravel Grinder?

Mount Davis Gravel Grinder?
09-28-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 2,376
Posted By Koyote

I do this regularly without asking permission. I...

I do this regularly without asking permission. I just wheel in my bike as if it's the most normal thing in the world. No one ever says a word.
09-28-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 1,326
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.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,367
Posted By Koyote

Shhh...

Shhh...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-22, 02:08 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,367
Posted By Koyote

Or maybe the OP's teenage son used the bike...

Or maybe the OP's teenage son used the bike without permission and damaged it. That's what happened to my dad's '78 Buick, and he never figured it out, either.
09-28-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,687
Posted By Koyote

That's a very diplomatic response. And I'm...

That's a very diplomatic response.

And I'm sure your father has/had a rather distinctive appearance.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 315
Posted By Koyote

Yep, casing failure. I would send the photos to...

Yep, casing failure. I would send the photos to the mfr and ask for replacements. You ought to be able to ride 'em right down to the casings without every seeing that sort of failure.
09-28-22, 01:00 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,687
Posted By Koyote

I'm unclear: are you calling your father ugly, or...

I'm unclear: are you calling your father ugly, or your mother?
09-28-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,687
Posted By Koyote

True. My brother found that he had an amazingly...

True. My brother found that he had an amazingly low resting HR -- so low that he would occasionally feel faint and woozy. The pacemaker solved that problem.


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And the weird part is that...
09-27-22, 09:56 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,687
Posted By Koyote

Then the answer is 9,000. I'll let you figure out...

Then the answer is 9,000. I'll let you figure out which answer I'm giving.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 09:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,367
Posted By Koyote

Did you miss WhyFi 's post? His point is that...

Did you miss WhyFi 's post? His point is that seat stays aren't under much stress. In fact, he posted a pic of a Cervelo. Many years ago, Cervelo designed a bike with NO seatstays which was perfectly...
09-27-22, 09:31 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,687
Posted By Koyote

Should I also post my net worth, penis length,...

Should I also post my net worth, penis length, and annual mileage?
09-26-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 2,376
Posted By Koyote

This is what you actually asked of the forum: ...

This is what you actually asked of the forum:



Seems like you got just what you asked for.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By Koyote

It's gonna take a while to get that mental image...

It's gonna take a while to get that mental image out of my head.

If the saddle feels comfortable during the ride and you have no post-ride discomfort, you can probably stop examining your butt...
09-26-22, 08:23 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 2,376
Posted By Koyote

When you define "productive" as "agrees with me,"...

When you define "productive" as "agrees with me," you've kind of rigged the game,
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,367
Posted By Koyote

Not without destroying the wheels and pitching...

Not without destroying the wheels and pitching the rider onto the pavement.



They already know that this wasn't a manufacturing defect.


Yup. If Kiwi comes back to the shop with another...
09-26-22, 08:14 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 2,376
Posted By Koyote

He did impart some wisdom. Some of us even...

He did impart some wisdom. Some of us even understood it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,367
Posted By Koyote

It's nice that it worked out for you, and it was...

It's nice that it worked out for you, and it was nice of you to supply beer (as well as continued loyalty, I presume) to a shop that pushed the claim for you.

It seems like your shop manager used...
09-26-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 626
Posted By Koyote

Don't believe everything you read.

Don't believe everything you read.
09-26-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 2,376
Posted By Koyote

OP is a classic BF archetype: asks "What does...

OP is a classic BF archetype: asks "What does everyone else think? " and then argues with anyone who disagrees with him.
09-25-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,257
Posted By Koyote

​​​​​​​Now I know youíre lying. My wife would...

​​​​​​​Now I know youíre lying. My wife would never pay good money to outsource work that sheís happy to do herself.
09-25-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,257
Posted By Koyote

Ahem.

Ahem.
09-25-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,257
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
09-24-22, 08:42 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 975
Posted By Koyote

I don't think I've ever seen a teenager on an...

I don't think I've ever seen a teenager on an eBike. If I did see one, I don't think I'd have time to administer an IQ test.



Once had a squirrel in my living room and dispatched it with an...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 975
Posted By Koyote

Squirrels don't scare me. Now clowns --...

Squirrels don't scare me.

Now clowns -- they're scary.
09-23-22, 08:51 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 13,416
Posted By Koyote

Can you see up his ass? ĎCause Highcad pulled it...

Can you see up his ass? ĎCause Highcad pulled it right out of there.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,399
Posted By Koyote

I havenít looked at their website, but check DT...

I havenít looked at their website, but check DT Swiss to see if they make non-disc hubs. Their stuff is terrific.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 488
Posted By Koyote

Use a caliper. When a Shimano rotor gets down to...

Use a caliper. When a Shimano rotor gets down to 1.5mm, itís time for replacement. SRAM rotors get replaced at 1.55mm.



Wow. What kind of rotor started out 3mm thick? I donít think that would...
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