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08-08-22, 06:11 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 754
Posted By Koyote

Waaay too small. As for the rest: tl;dr.

Waaay too small.

As for the rest: tl;dr.
08-07-22, 09:11 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,245
Posted By Koyote

This. All of this. My dogs are always...

This. All of this.

My dogs are always leashed when outside of my house, and occasionally some other loose dog will come galloping up as we walk around the neighborhood. Yes, owners always come...
08-07-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 613
Posted By Koyote

Before you go, try going to a Strava segment...

Before you go, try going to a Strava segment leaderboard, and find the drop-down menu right above it -- you should see the option "All Time." Click on it, and you can view the age-bracketed results...
08-07-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 973
Posted By Koyote

If you thought those two replies were...

If you thought those two replies were constructive, your sarcasm detector is broken.
08-07-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 613
Posted By Koyote

Ah, okay. So, if someone asks "Do you agree"? in...

Ah, okay. So, if someone asks "Do you agree"? in their post, but it's not in the thread title, then it doesn't count. Got it.

You're grasping at straws on this one and making yourself look even...
08-07-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 973
Posted By Koyote

Yes, some people do that. Obviously.

Yes, some people do that. Obviously.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 06:40 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,434
Posted By Koyote

Or maybe you’d just mercilessly drop him. Which...

Or maybe you’d just mercilessly drop him. Which is exactly what keeps happening to Larry.
08-07-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 613
Posted By Koyote

Umm, okay… then all of those age-specific stats...

Umm, okay… then all of those age-specific stats you want to see are actually there. Have you looked?
08-06-22, 08:20 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 613
Posted By Koyote

Did you even read the original post? The poster...

Did you even read the original post? The poster asked "Do you agree?" If the answer is "no," wtf else do you want someone to say?
08-06-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 613
Posted By Koyote

I agree with WhyFi that this would be impractical...

I agree with WhyFi that this would be impractical for several reasons… But I do see your point. During Covid, when most races were canceled, I started hunting KOMs as a way to stay fit and sharp. One...
08-06-22, 01:45 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 613
Posted By Koyote

No, I do not agree. But if it’s really bothering...

No, I do not agree. But if it’s really bothering you, just ride the segment again tomorrow; problem solved.



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Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 2,434
Posted By Koyote

I may have stumbled upon your problem. Well, one...

I may have stumbled upon your problem. Well, one of your problems, anyway.

PS: Anyone know how to get that nipple shot erased from my memory?
08-05-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,050
Posted By Koyote

https://pics.me.me/thumb_irarely-wear-underwear-bu...

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08-05-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,050
Posted By Koyote

I think most people with gel seats are either (1)...

I think most people with gel seats are either (1) low-mileage riders, or (2) have never tried a good saddle for more than a trip around the parking lot.
08-04-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 966
Posted By Koyote

Mine's a hitch-mounted rack. I don't trust the...

Mine's a hitch-mounted rack. I don't trust the flimsy little cables that allow me to lock the bike to the rack -- they could practically be cut with a nail clipper. I carry a heavy U-lock if I expect...
08-04-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,151
Posted By Koyote

From your description, it sort of seems like you...

From your description, it sort of seems like you intentionally got in the truck's way ("after I do I catch up to him when he's trying to turn and cut him off, parking in front of him and confront...
08-04-22, 06:59 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 966
Posted By Koyote

Someone’s gonna steal your bike eventually.

Someone’s gonna steal your bike eventually.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 09:36 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 826
Posted By Koyote

With most disc brakes, it’s easy enough to just...

With most disc brakes, it’s easy enough to just find a good angle and view the pads without even removing them… and, as you note, if the spring clip isn’t sticking out above the pad, they’re fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-22, 03:10 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,853
Posted By Koyote

That bike is too small for you.

That bike is too small for you.
08-03-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 511
Posted By Koyote

Let's hope that tiktak doesn't notice this thread.

Let's hope that tiktak doesn't notice this thread.
08-02-22, 08:10 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,995
Posted By Koyote

I can't understand why someone would ask such a...

I can't understand why someone would ask such a question about a twenty minute ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-22, 05:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 350
Posted By Koyote

This nails it.

This nails it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 826
Posted By Koyote

Just goes to show the individual nature of it. I...

Just goes to show the individual nature of it. I just replaced the front rotor on my gravel bike after 10k miles -- it was measuring less than 1.5mm thick with my caliper. Rear rotor is still at...
08-02-22, 03:21 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 766
Posted By Koyote

I'd think your wife would encourage more cycling,...

I'd think your wife would encourage more cycling, since it leaves less time for procreation.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 627
Posted By Koyote

I just spent a little time cleaning up my...

I just spent a little time cleaning up my twenty-year old LeMond -- swapped in some different wheels and a new saddle, cleaned up the drivetrain, etc. The wife has authorized a new road bike, with no...
08-02-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 766
Posted By Koyote

Seems like you've made up your mind. What is...

Seems like you've made up your mind. What is there to discuss?
08-02-22, 08:23 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,995
Posted By Koyote

So it's hilly. Some posters must think...

So it's hilly.

Some posters must think they're being paid by the word.
08-02-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 1,995
Posted By Koyote

If it's a loop, it has exactly the same amounts...

If it's a loop, it has exactly the same amounts of uphill and downhill. Try again.
08-01-22, 04:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 441
Posted By Koyote

Canari is a relatively cheap brand. Better shorts...

Canari is a relatively cheap brand. Better shorts will perform better. Buying them in the proper size (they should be tight) will help, too.

But, to your question: yes, bibs do stay in position...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 826
Posted By Koyote

It's sooo dependent on individual circumstances:...

It's sooo dependent on individual circumstances: terrain, weather, riding style, etc. Impossible to make a prediction. As brake pads are still very expensive right now (a holdover from the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 597
Posted By Koyote

No. Just no.

No. Just no.
07-30-22, 05:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 654
Posted By Koyote

That's nuts. On the other hand, I've had a...

That's nuts. On the other hand, I've had a current generation 105 11sp rear shifter shred a cable in about 1000 miles. More typically it takes about 3500 miles.

Note that the OP is in PA, which is...
07-28-22, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 222
Posted By Koyote

Sounds like you're having a custom frame built,...

Sounds like you're having a custom frame built, in which case I recommend that you get everything you might ever want added to it. Those extra mounts weight practically nothing, and the cost is...
07-28-22, 08:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 551
Posted By Koyote

If I paid that much money for an overly-complex...

If I paid that much money for an overly-complex solution to a simple problem, I would expect it to come with all necessary hardware for mounting to any common type of wall.

But then, I suppose I'm...
07-27-22, 08:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 756
Posted By Koyote

Just wave at the cops a lot, and it won't matter.

Just wave at the cops a lot, and it won't matter.
07-26-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 144
Posted By Koyote

I hope you're not going to service the freehub...

I hope you're not going to service the freehub and then keep riding on those beat-up spokes.
07-26-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 633
Posted By Koyote

Argh, sorry, I should've been clearer: I suggest...

Argh, sorry, I should've been clearer: I suggest trying the GRX crankset with your Ultegra Di2 FD, no spacers. That might work. If not, the spacers are the next option, and if that doesn't work you...
07-26-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 633
Posted By Koyote

Thanks for the reply. I will echo nomadmax ’s...

Thanks for the reply. I will echo nomadmax ’s suggestion, and also add that the GRX front derailer may not even be necessary. Depending on the existing crankset and the bike's geometry, it might...
07-26-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 435
Posted By Koyote

Oh, good grief. Those are mounting washers, and...

Oh, good grief. Those are mounting washers, and they don't allow you to toe-in the pads.

This is beyond ridiculous. You're parodying yourself.
07-26-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 633
Posted By Koyote

The bike already has a low gear of 34-36, which...

The bike already has a low gear of 34-36, which is very low for road riding. Are you sure that a lower gear is necessary?

I've not done those rides, but I've done quite a bit of riding in CO,...
07-26-22, 06:58 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 435
Posted By Koyote

What sorts of complications have you experienced...

What sorts of complications have you experienced with disc brakes? I'm genuinely curious.


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That's got nothing to do with the thread topic.
07-25-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 435
Posted By Koyote

Have you ever owned a bike that has disc brakes?

Have you ever owned a bike that has disc brakes?
07-25-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 435
Posted By Koyote

Complete and utter nonsense. It's not even...

Complete and utter nonsense. It's not even possible to 'toe in' the pads in a disc brake caliper.

PS: I'm STILL waiting for you to show is this mythical bike that has "36 or more" speeds.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-22, 12:16 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 406
Posted By Koyote

Are you using an air compressor or booster pump?

Are you using an air compressor or booster pump?
07-25-22, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By Koyote

That's what I thought, too. And it's not the...

That's what I thought, too. And it's not the message I want to send.
07-23-22, 07:49 PM
Replies: 1,309
Views: 40,782
Posted By Koyote

I can't believe that some of you are wasting time...

I can't believe that some of you are wasting time on this doofus.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-22, 06:17 AM
07-22-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 512
Posted By Koyote

Wise advice. In the past few years, I have raised...

Wise advice. In the past few years, I have raised the bars on a couple of my bikes, and found that it helps on longer rides. I'm not as flexible as I used to be.
07-22-22, 07:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 381
Posted By Koyote

Looks weird. Like they are trying to be...

Looks weird. Like they are trying to be innovative but have no useful ideas.
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