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07-16-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,018
Posted By badger1

Lol! I adored the next line from the op: "we have...

Lol! I adored the next line from the op: "we have a reputation for being dangerous". Put me in mind of a classic.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SmzMzmnB-iQ
07-16-21, 08:44 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,018
Posted By badger1

General Cycling rubric: "Have a cycling related...

General Cycling rubric: "Have a cycling related question or comment that doesn't fit in one of the other specialty forums? Drop on in and post in here! When possible, please select the forum above...
07-16-21, 04:30 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,426
Posted By badger1

Here we go again ... zombie thread revivals,...

Here we go again ... zombie thread revivals, shaving, poo-poo threads ...

'General Cycling' has now, I think, officially jumped the shark.

Sad.
07-12-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 913
Posted By badger1

I've always thought it apposite that the...

I've always thought it apposite that the abbreviation HPV has two distinct meanings, one in 'cycling' and one in medicine. We only have a vaccine for the latter, unfortunately.
07-09-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,150
Posted By badger1

Answer to your last question: yes. That...

Answer to your last question: yes.

That aside, this is a spoiler (already pointed out above), which is frowned upon in here by those of us who actually do enjoy professional cycling, including the...
07-09-21, 11:27 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 917
Posted By badger1

Sigh. Another candidate for ...

Sigh. Another candidate for


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07-07-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,653
Posted By badger1

As ever, the amount of cod psychology combined...

As ever, the amount of cod psychology combined with a pompous attitude here on teh Biek Forms never ceases to amaze.:)
06-26-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 809
Posted By badger1

29" fat bikes: mudguards or fenders?

29" fat bikes: mudguards or fenders?
06-26-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 809
Posted By badger1

I'm wondering what will be the preferred jockey...

I'm wondering what will be the preferred jockey wheel size on a 29" fat bike.
06-17-21, 08:51 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,189
Posted By badger1

Socks: basic black, with one exception: my...

Socks: basic black, with one exception: my mostest favouritest pair(s) of socks are these from Defeet. I have a stash of several pairs.
...
06-02-21, 08:48 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 5,005
Posted By badger1

This.

This.
05-26-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,219
Posted By badger1

However ... I believe the op's premise is...

However ... I believe the op's premise is inherently flawed. The Stingrays were 'heavy' bikes, were they not? If so, then a whole generation of American kids were should have been getting workouts...
05-23-21, 08:56 PM
Replies: 293
Views: 7,507
Posted By badger1

Copy that.

Copy that.
05-07-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,463
Posted By badger1

I blame it all on 'the creeping cost of entry to...

I blame it all on 'the creeping cost of entry to our favourite sport'. It is high time that we 'bikers' took 'biking' back from Big Bike. Heavier bikes for all, say I; one gets a better workout, and...
05-06-21, 08:39 PM
Replies: 492
Views: 22,463
Posted By badger1

I think are the cicling peoples who make trough...

I think are the cicling peoples who make trough red lites districts in are there fancy spandecks and $1001+ usd bikecycles but imaginationing never the racings are that making some offensive to op...
04-19-21, 08:32 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,290
Posted By badger1

Poor Biek Forms. Stuck in perpetual winter. I...

Poor Biek Forms. Stuck in perpetual winter. I blame t'Covid.

Sad.
04-17-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,775
Posted By badger1

Fail entire thread is fail. ...

Fail entire thread is fail.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zs3xXlXSOKk
04-15-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 4,146
Posted By badger1

... and downhill both ways ... while passing...

... and downhill both ways ... while passing e-bikes ...
04-06-21, 08:34 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 5,824
Posted By badger1

Quelle surprise.

Quelle surprise.
03-28-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 9,739
Posted By badger1

.. ...

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03-26-21, 11:31 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,223
Posted By badger1

tmi

tmi
03-23-21, 08:31 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,045
Posted By badger1

Yep, and it's excellent stuff. Worth every penny,...

Yep, and it's excellent stuff. Worth every penny, in my opinion. I bought this one because it was exactly what I was looking for; I think it's great. Ordering another. Bonus: the design/logo etc. has...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-08-21, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 553
Posted By badger1

Not sure how useful to you my experience might...

Not sure how useful to you my experience might be, but fwiw my bike came with FS 1.0; it was defective out of the box, and Spec. warrantied it with 2.0 in September '19.

Both do what's claimed on...
03-06-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,559
Posted By badger1

Absolutely! That said, the op should be looking...

Absolutely! That said, the op should be looking at the wonderful, beautiful, technologically-advanced Hodvig. Dunno if it still exists (doubtful), but the concept suits.
...
03-06-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 867
Posted By badger1

This. Also, the op's bike has Specialized's...

This. Also, the op's bike has Specialized's Future Shock. Adjustment of the headset is entirely different from that for a conventional A-Headset. Even I can adjust the latter; I'd have no idea how to...
03-05-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 549
Posted By badger1

The title led me to believe this would be a...

The title led me to believe this would be a doping thread. Fortunately, that turned out not to be the case.:thumb:
03-04-21, 12:01 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,120
Posted By badger1

Too deep for me. Isn't this teh Biek Forms, and...

Too deep for me. Isn't this teh Biek Forms, and not Psychology Today? Can't we just play bikes?
03-02-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,079
Posted By badger1

Here's a thought: you appear to claim some...

Here's a thought: you appear to claim some expertise in this realm, so why don't you just go ahead and purchase/build/whatever, and then report back to us all on your results? Makes sense, don't you...
02-23-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 3,901
Posted By badger1

Is there a relationship between the two?

Is there a relationship between the two?
02-21-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,593
Views: 511,361
Posted By badger1

Finally some good news on the parts front: my...

Finally some good news on the parts front: my brake upgrade for my Sirrus (X Comp Carbon, now the X 5.0) has been ordered, and should be in the shop in April. This is step 1 of my 2-step plan: brakes...
Replies: 11
Views: 669
Posted By badger1

Teh Biek Forms > General Cycling Discussion >...

Teh Biek Forms > General Cycling Discussion > reductio ad absurdum.

Charitable construction: I blame it all on t'Covid.

That is all.
02-17-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,366
Posted By badger1

Got it in one!:thumb: Had both that Cdn....

Got it in one!:thumb:

Had both that Cdn. institution and David Attenborough in mind.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-21, 03:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,065
Posted By badger1

My 1.0 was actually replaced with 2.0 by...

My 1.0 was actually replaced with 2.0 by Specialized under warranty, so I have no concerns. Admittedly, this was on my Sirrus (hangs head in shame; flat-earth bar road cyclist), but still ... I'm not...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,065
Posted By badger1

Very nice bike!! Too bad about the springs; Spec....

Very nice bike!! Too bad about the springs; Spec. should be able to supply them to you. Unfortunately I no longer have mine, or I'd send 'em on gratis. My 1.0 was warrantied straight to a 2.0.
02-14-21, 09:58 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,366
Posted By badger1

As you like it.:) General Cycling is...

As you like it.:)

General Cycling is delightful come springtime, as nesting season ramps up. Long-time thread watchers know that the Waving Thread is an early arrival -- but a reassuring one,...
02-14-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,366
Posted By badger1

You'll know spring has sprung when the first...

You'll know spring has sprung when the first Waving Thread returns to its breeding ground.
02-12-21, 08:09 PM
02-12-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,302
Posted By badger1

True, the FS system is frame-specific and...

True, the FS system is frame-specific and completely proprietary. Normally, that would have been a deal-breaker for me; heck, I don't even like press-fit b/bs.

However, I knew that going in and,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-21, 09:51 PM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 239,117
Posted By badger1

Oh my ... memories. Saw Blind Faith (their...

Oh my ... memories. Saw Blind Faith (their one/only concert tour) on 9 August '69 in Vancouver (B.C.), in the old barn (Pacific Coliseum). They were brilliant live; how could they not be w/Clapton,...
02-05-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,039
Posted By badger1

Here's another fellow who has utterly ruined his...

Here's another fellow who has utterly ruined his health. Just think: if he had followed the fit recommendations popping up like noxious weeds on here lately, he might have done something in track...
02-03-21, 11:42 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,802
Posted By badger1

Correct! I should have been more clear: better to...

Correct! I should have been more clear: better to use that method with sock feet than with shoes on.

I've always found that it gets me right in the 'ballpark' for leg extension w/shoes -- then...
02-03-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 6,802
Posted By badger1

I'll try ... once. For practical purposes --...

I'll try ... once.

For practical purposes -- other than fine-tuning fit at an elite/pro level -- whether or not you use foot attachment is completely irrelevant. Here's one tried/true method...
01-28-21, 07:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,998
Posted By badger1

Cheers. The comparison is just my opinion, though...

Cheers. The comparison is just my opinion, though I think an informed one. Others will (no doubt; this is Bike Forums!) disagree.

My bike came with the original FS, which was defective out of the...
01-27-21, 10:24 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,998
Posted By badger1

FWIW, I see the Spec. flat-bar Diverge and Sirrus...

FWIW, I see the Spec. flat-bar Diverge and Sirrus X as very different. The former strikes me as much closer to, and derived from, current 29er hardtails in its geometry. If one wanted a dedicated...
01-18-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,474
Posted By badger1

69 here. 1x11: 42 front; 11-42 cassette. 42x11 is...

69 here. 1x11: 42 front; 11-42 cassette. 42x11 is way too big a gear for me and my old knees to be bothered with, even on descents. Mostly use middle range of cassette, with occasional forays on...
01-17-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,122
Posted By badger1

No. If you like clipless -- road or mtb -- use...

No. If you like clipless -- road or mtb -- use 'em.
01-13-21, 10:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,508
Posted By badger1

It's winter; it's General Cycling; it's teh Biek...

It's winter; it's General Cycling; it's teh Biek Forms.

Why bother?:)
01-11-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,437
Posted By badger1

They are both very good -- and comparable --...

They are both very good -- and comparable -- bikes of this type. The only way you are going to know if you have a distinct preference is through trying both if at all possible; they do have slightly...
01-10-21, 09:50 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 32,276
Posted By badger1

Mine is a 2019 Specialized Sirrus X Comp Carbon....

Mine is a 2019 Specialized Sirrus X Comp Carbon. It is now called the Sirrus X 5.0 -- same bike: https://www.specialized.com/us/en/sirrus-x-5-0/p/186964?color=299021-186964&searchText=92421-3001
...
01-09-21, 05:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 14,519
Posted By badger1

I blame the disintegration of teh Biek Forms --...

I blame the disintegration of teh Biek Forms -- especially, but not only, General Cycling -- on t'Covid. Endless 'winter'. No other explanation, surely?
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