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09-25-22, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 290
Posted By badger1

If you need a new derailleur hanger for your...

If you need a new derailleur hanger for your bike, easy peasy ... just go here and order:
https://wheelsmfg.com/derailleur-hanger-tech-help
Enter Brand: Specialized; Model: Crosstrail Series; Year:...
09-25-22, 02:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 862
Posted By badger1

Poseur; Elitist Snob. That is all.:thumb:

Poseur; Elitist Snob.

That is all.:thumb:
09-19-22, 04:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 687
Posted By badger1

Very extensive. But that is not out of the...

Very extensive. But that is not out of the ordinary here on teh Biek Forms. This board ('General Cycling') has been riddled with such nonsense as of late -- and it continues.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 366
Posted By badger1

Errrr ... as written right on the U.S. Trek site...

Errrr ... as written right on the U.S. Trek site for this particular bike (and probably all of 'em):

"Due to supply chain issues, compatible parts may be substituted at any time without notice"...
09-13-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 412
Posted By badger1

I would say 'no'. If your bike is otherwise...

I would say 'no'. If your bike is otherwise fine/you are happy with it, and if that is the only issue -- and it is not uncommon -- then all you need, really, is a good, strong new wheelset,...
09-03-22, 05:50 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 709
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...
08-31-22, 06:04 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 12,378
Posted By badger1

Nothing like an elegant, well-phrased,...

Nothing like an elegant, well-phrased, 'intelligent' riposte to elevate the tone here in teh Biek Formz. Nicely done.
08-31-22, 05:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,426
Posted By badger1

Fail ("utterly and completely"), and ... boring....

Fail ("utterly and completely"), and ... boring. Buh bye.
08-31-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,426
Posted By badger1

You seem intent here (and in other threads) on...

You seem intent here (and in other threads) on getting into 'political' comment, however thinly disguised. There is a board for that here (P&R); why not apply for access?
08-31-22, 01:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,426
Posted By badger1

Hardly surprising you would not have such a...

Hardly surprising you would not have such a problem.
08-29-22, 06:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,012
Posted By badger1

Agree. As I said above, this entire thread...

Agree. As I said above, this entire thread (meaning the intent and attitudes behind the original post) is disgusting.
08-29-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 8,595
Posted By badger1

You sure? Did you have him assume the position...

You sure? Did you have him assume the position and then check his jersey pockets?
08-29-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 660
Posted By badger1

Just to reinforce in part what hokiefyd says, a...

Just to reinforce in part what hokiefyd says, a few points.

Most modern flat-bar road bikes -- which appears to be what you are looking to buy or create (conversion) -- of decent quality are going...
08-28-22, 06:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,012
Posted By badger1

Disgusting. You ... not the parties involved (if...

Disgusting. You ... not the parties involved (if indeed this were an actual incident, which is very doubtful).
08-27-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 943
Posted By badger1

I don't care what your preferences are. With...

I don't care what your preferences are. With regard to the thread title question: none of your business.
08-27-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 8,595
Posted By badger1

You haven't the faintest idea what you are...

You haven't the faintest idea what you are talking about when it comes to the UCI and its stance on recumbents and various other forms of 'HPVs'* (Human Powered Vehicles). You are demonstrably...
08-27-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 12,378
Posted By badger1

Paying for a 'premium' (or whatever it's called)...

Paying for a 'premium' (or whatever it's called) membership on teh Biek Formz and being subjected to stupid threads like this one.

Fortunately, I've yet to do that.
08-26-22, 09:32 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,362
Posted By badger1

Heh ... sort of missed that bit about 'stomping...

Heh ... sort of missed that bit about 'stomping down' from above the pedal. If that's what you do ... agree that clipless of any kind likely wouldn't be terribly good for that motion. Not something...
08-26-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 2,362
Posted By badger1

Heh! Might as well quibble -- everyone else is! I...

Heh! Might as well quibble -- everyone else is! I don't see riding clipless as inherently disadvantageous at all in this specific regard: quick starts from stop in an urban setting -- in which...
08-06-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 45,109
Posted By badger1

This entire thread has been riddled with...

This entire thread has been riddled with excruciatingly -- though unintentionally -- funny posts from the outset, and especially since it was hijacked a while back.

This one ranks right up near...
08-02-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 45,109
Posted By badger1

... but, but ... have you learnt nothing from...

... but, but ... have you learnt nothing from this thread? On a CobbTakRob™ bicycle you don't have to make those sacrifices! Just imagine the freedom, the exhilaration: jacknifed, reaching for the...
07-27-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 45,109
Posted By badger1

This lengthy response can be summed up with three...

This lengthy response can be summed up with three little letters: qed.

That aside, you ought not attribute someone's words (mine, in this case) to another (@Herzlos, in this case) when responding...
07-27-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 1,391
Views: 45,109
Posted By badger1

In bold 1: that is because they are probably...

In bold 1: that is because they are probably interested in riding for more than 1 hour at a time. Rides of 2 to 4+ hours. Riding in a fake, cobbled-together 'time trial' position is not conducive to...
07-22-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,064
Posted By badger1

I agree that the Bike Chain is very important for...

I agree that the Bike Chain is very important for the smooth riding of the environment. If there would be a dirty Bike Chain the bicycle will become tangled in the Cycling Pants.
07-17-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 614
Posted By badger1

Certainly is. This place (General Cycling) has...

Certainly is. This place (General Cycling) has become a mess.

Sad. Certainly don't blame the mods; just the way of the world.
...
07-10-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 4,923
Posted By badger1

Pants/slacks, whatever; I have found the perfect...

Pants/slacks, whatever; I have found the perfect 'cycling pants/slacks' (pic below). Everything the intelligent, practical cyclist could want in the way of features, along with curb appeal.

I...
07-09-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,910
Posted By badger1

With or without a golf club?

With or without a golf club?
07-08-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 203
Views: 4,923
Posted By badger1

Why can't we lease Cycling Pants?

Why can't we lease Cycling Pants?
06-25-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 856
Posted By badger1

Because the idea/concept is utterly, completely...

Because the idea/concept is utterly, completely uninteresting to anyone ... other than (apparently) the op.

/thread.

Edit: teh Biek Forms continues its slow, agonizing, spiralling descent into...
06-08-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 391
Views: 9,978
Posted By badger1

Perhaps, but arguably one taking such a position...

Perhaps, but arguably one taking such a position on spelling should hold oneself to the same high standard when it comes to diction and/or syntax.
05-03-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 18,265
Posted By badger1

'Asploding carbon, son. Nothing else on teh Biek...

'Asploding carbon, son. Nothing else on teh Biek Forms smells like that. I love the smell of asploding carbon in the morning. You know, one time we ...'
04-24-22, 09:14 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,331
Posted By badger1

Spring is always a very strange season here on...

Spring is always a very strange season here on teh Biek Forms, but this spring has seemed especially odd here in 'General'. Strange threads popping up all over the place; one could be forgiven for...
04-16-22, 09:18 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,368
Posted By badger1

That's just terrible -- such an "inconvenience"...

That's just terrible -- such an "inconvenience" for you. Awful.

I'm sure that the patients being transported to the Emerg wouldn't mind at all if they were delayed a few minutes receiving...
04-02-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,207
Posted By badger1

Agree completely -- shouldn't have happened and...

Agree completely -- shouldn't have happened and shouldn't still be an issue. Mine (2019 Sirrus X Carbon Comp [now the X 5, same bike]) was caught by the first recall. No big deal, but you are right....
03-30-22, 01:44 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 9,907
Views: 172,266
Posted By badger1

'Discovered' Wordle here (#Addiction). Tried it...

'Discovered' Wordle here (#Addiction). Tried it yesterday -- wish I hadn't. Probably hooked. Today (#248) 3/6:
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Yesterday (#247) 2/6:
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02-17-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 6,330
Posted By badger1

qft

qft
02-15-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,569
Posted By badger1

To answer the op's question, why yes ... yes...

To answer the op's question, why yes ... yes people have. Several examples on display in BSNYC's one-off competition, some years back. By the way, the pics provide ample evidence that 'drop bars'™...
01-28-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 164
Views: 7,305
Posted By badger1

I like my crabon bicycle. It fits me well, and is...

I like my crabon bicycle. It fits me well, and is suited to the riding I do.

It's very light; I'm old. I find it easy to haul up/down stairs, or in/out of the car on rare occasions.

I am not...
01-23-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,083
Posted By badger1

For Heaven's sake, this thread needs ... and...

For Heaven's sake, this thread needs ... and deserves ... the obvious image. No one else has bothered, so I'll take responsibility. Here is the solution to the OP's needs.
...
01-14-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,305
Posted By badger1

Going to be a looooooong winter here at teh Biek...

Going to be a looooooong winter here at teh Biek Forms.
01-05-22, 07:26 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,475
Posted By badger1

You must be new(ish) around here.:)

You must be new(ish) around here.:)
01-04-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,924
Posted By badger1

.. ...

..

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/400x225/willy_wonka_dropes_the_hamer_a200f4bfb8e9c5177f8fa1cf7e9ab8adb36e7db8.jpg
12-28-21, 01:00 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 895
Posted By badger1

Oh dear ... I'm going to have to confess to being...

Oh dear ... I'm going to have to confess to being a fan of both -- if done right -- and sundry other Brit stuff that many love to hate.

I blame my maternal grandparents, with whom I spent a good...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-25-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 235,073
Posted By badger1

Merry Christmas, Velo Vol

Merry Christmas, Velo Vol
12-17-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 3,904
Posted By badger1

Les Triplettes de Belleville and Roule Toujours. ...

Les Triplettes de Belleville and Roule Toujours.

The latter: https://vimeo.com/57695927
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 235,073
Posted By badger1

Parallel! Grew up to/came of age with rock,...

Parallel! Grew up to/came of age with rock, especially British, but childhood/schooldays friend's old man was a big-time jazz fan -- all kinds/eras. Had a very comprehensive record collection. Hence...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 235,073
Posted By badger1

I prefer to think of this. I recall watching it...

I prefer to think of this. I recall watching it on tv (before we had colour tv) when I was a kid in the late '50s. Loved the movie (the original), but I had horrible nightmares after. I was 8 or 9,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-09-21, 05:46 PM
Replies: 11,767
Views: 235,073
Posted By badger1

That is fantastic (not the expense; Mrs....

That is fantastic (not the expense; Mrs. GeneJockey's health). Mrs. Badger's was in 2012/13, preceded by thyroid c. in '09. She has since been clear, on the 'c' front. '21 (annus horribilus) brought...
12-09-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 3,251
Posted By badger1

... but fair."

... but fair."
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