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07-16-21, 06:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 370
Posted By Koyote

I don't know, but the answer is 42.

I don't know, but the answer is 42.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-21, 05:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 946
Posted By Koyote

It goes on your head, Larry.

It goes on your head, Larry.
07-15-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 4,752
Posted By Koyote

And just when you think it's winding down,...

And just when you think it's winding down, someone sticks another quarter in the machine...
07-15-21, 01:42 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 4,752
Posted By Koyote

pgjackson , you may be an avid road cyclist, but...

pgjackson , you may be an avid road cyclist, but you're obviously not a golfer.
07-15-21, 07:27 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 4,752
Posted By Koyote

You shave your ass? Or do you have your...

You shave your ass? Or do you have your manservant do it for you? 😁
07-15-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 4,752
Posted By Koyote

Take it with a grain of salt. Aerodynamic drag...

Take it with a grain of salt. Aerodynamic drag grows as the square of speed. In other words, if you are doing the 40k tt at a high speed, yeah, you might realize some real gains from shaving. At mere...
07-15-21, 05:43 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 4,752
Posted By Koyote

Damn. I grew a beard so that I could quit...

Damn. I grew a beard so that I could quit shavingÖ Now youíre showing me this?
07-14-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 4,752
Posted By Koyote

"y'alls" is not a thing anywhere. "Y'all" is...

"y'alls" is not a thing anywhere. "Y'all" is plural, so adding an 's' at the end is incorrect, unless you insert an apostrophe to indicate the possessive. ("Y'all's")
07-14-21, 07:23 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 4,752
Posted By Koyote

I've never found any practical reason for amateur...

I've never found any practical reason for amateur cyclists to shave their legs.
07-12-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By Koyote

For those who aren't familiar with the term,...

For those who aren't familiar with the term, "subrogation" means that you own insurance company pays you, then goes after the other (at fault) party's insurance for reimbursement. And yeah, it's...
07-12-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 323
Posted By Koyote

Remember, we donít know what kind of wheel the OP...

Remember, we donít know what kind of wheel the OP is talking about. If itís a cheapie OEM wheel, then buying an entire new wheel might be more economical than rebuilding an old one.
07-12-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 578
Posted By Koyote

This is why I like Specialized. They allow 30 day...

This is why I like Specialized. They allow 30 day returns, even on merchandise that has been used - so you can try the shoes out and see how they work. Youíll have to pay return shipping, but thatís...
07-11-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 565
Posted By Koyote

No. Never. A few tips, some of which have...

No. Never.

A few tips, some of which have already been mentioned. And apologies, in advance, if you are already doing these things:

--Use the widest tires you can fit in the bike, at the lowest...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,453
Posted By Koyote

ďMommy!Ē

ďMommy!Ē
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-21, 05:56 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,453
Posted By Koyote

“… I never thought I’d be writing to you, but...

“… I never thought I’d be writing to you, but then something amazing happened. It started when I met these twins…“
07-10-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,734
Posted By Koyote

Might as well get this. ...

Might as well get this.


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07-09-21, 02:50 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,934
Posted By Koyote

Many years ago, in a long road race, I got in a...

Many years ago, in a long road race, I got in a three-man breakaway in the Cat 4 group. As we were riding our guts out, opening a gap on the main pack, the lead group from a much faster Cat went past...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-21, 05:32 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,453
Posted By Koyote

Yes, Iím sure that she thinks you are sick.

Yes, Iím sure that she thinks you are sick.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-21, 04:22 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,453
Posted By Koyote

Yeah, the thread about snakes is pure gold.

Yeah, the thread about snakes is pure gold.
07-07-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 294
Posted By Koyote

I don't like the recommendation (above) to add a...

I don't like the recommendation (above) to add a motor to a regular bike. If you already had a bike that was otherwise perfect, it might make sense; but with the cost of ebikes coming down, you might...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-21, 03:19 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,453
Posted By Koyote

Or better yet, go on a ride in which all of the...

Or better yet, go on a ride in which all of the other participants understand that it's a competition -- which is called a 'bike race.' 'Course, Larry would have to get a helmet and a rear brake,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-21, 01:53 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,453
Posted By Koyote

I'm pretty sure that I could drop ol' Larry like...

I'm pretty sure that I could drop ol' Larry like a bad habit...But if I were on a recovery ride or a rest interval, I'd let him think that he dropped me. I race in actual races, and a training ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 801
Posted By Koyote

And even if they don't fail, they are not stiff...

And even if they don't fail, they are not stiff enough and are prone to creaking. And that's if you buy GOOD ones, not the cheapies.

I've got plenty of those external cam skewers in my parts bin,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 801
Posted By Koyote

Form<Function

Form<Function
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 801
Posted By Koyote

A QR skewer is not the place to try to save...

A QR skewer is not the place to try to save weight - esp with some cheapie ti parts.

For me, it's Shimano closed-cam skewers: Ultegra for my road bikes, XT for my gravel bikes. I'm willing to...
07-06-21, 03:50 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 2,917
Posted By Koyote

Last year, I was 57 yrs old, so the formula...

Last year, I was 57 yrs old, so the formula predicts a max HR of 163. b/c there were no races due to Covid, I did a couple gravel time trials: first was 1:43 at an avg HR of 164, second was 2:27 at...
07-06-21, 06:21 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,233
Posted By Koyote

fify.

fify.
07-06-21, 05:32 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,233
Posted By Koyote

tl;dr: OP was bored and wanted to post something...

tl;dr: OP was bored and wanted to post something today.
07-05-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,993
Posted By Koyote

You were actually looking for one? I thought...

You were actually looking for one?

I thought that most Denali riders simply found them parked next to dumpsters.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 547
Posted By Koyote

OT, but I am interested to know how you compete...

OT, but I am interested to know how you compete on a bike without racing.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 07:44 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,453
Posted By Koyote

So, now Larry is answering his own questions. ...

So, now Larry is answering his own questions.

I think the rest of us no longer have any need to participate in these threads.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,393
Posted By Koyote

That's like having an app that tells you how long...

That's like having an app that tells you how long a hangover will last.
07-04-21, 03:15 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 723
Posted By Koyote

You donít wear a helmet, you donít wear a jersey,...

You donít wear a helmet, you donít wear a jersey, you crashed, and your rear wheel is so out-of-true that you removed the brake caliper. And youíre surprised that they donít want you on their group...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,453
Posted By Koyote

You can tell whether a cyclist is feeling joyful...

You can tell whether a cyclist is feeling joyful just by whether he/she waves to you?

Wow. That is some superpower.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-21, 10:51 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 7,453
Posted By Koyote

Very interesting post. We've never discussed this...

Very interesting post. We've never discussed this around here before. Can't wait for the discussion.
07-04-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,494
Posted By Koyote

Yes, that worked so well in the USSR. ...

Yes, that worked so well in the USSR.

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07-04-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 605
Posted By Koyote

I, too, am curious about the motivation for this...

I, too, am curious about the motivation for this OP's question.
07-03-21, 09:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,494
Posted By Koyote

You're correct, it's not quite the same: prices...

You're correct, it's not quite the same: prices are rising now because supply has fallen and demand has risen. But even back when car dealers were tacking premiums onto the prices of the most...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,393
Posted By Koyote

REI Coop ftw.

REI Coop ftw.
07-02-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,169
Posted By Koyote

If you are riding ten mles a few times a week,...

If you are riding ten mles a few times a week, you can almost certainly go out for 20 miles today - try it! Or build up to it -- whatever you're comfortable with doing.

Don't forget to take water...
07-02-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 545
Posted By Koyote

As I understand it, the UK has rather specific...

As I understand it, the UK has rather specific policies regarding warranties; have you consulted them?

If your frame is essentially obsolete, you might be able to wangle a discount on a new...
07-02-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,169
Posted By Koyote

Over the next three weeks, try to ramp up your...

Over the next three weeks, try to ramp up your mileage so that you do at least 20-25 miles 1x per week (or more often). Mix up your speed/effort (like interval training, but you won't need to be that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 106
Views: 3,393
Posted By Koyote

Thatís useful. Your spouse can immediately start...

Thatís useful. Your spouse can immediately start building her new eHarmony profile when she gets that notification.
07-01-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,632
Posted By Koyote

Yep. Last time I was in Moab, Poison Spider was...

Yep. Last time I was in Moab, Poison Spider was still there.
07-01-21, 05:49 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,610
Posted By Koyote

A presumption which is reinforced by the context...

A presumption which is reinforced by the context and timing of his first post in the thread, and also his juvenile username.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 337
Posted By Koyote

So, to recap: you bought a terrific new bike with...

So, to recap: you bought a terrific new bike with top-of-the-line SRAM, immediately paid the shop to switch it to top-of-the-line Shimano, and now you're asking us if you should pay them again to...
06-30-21, 07:08 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,133
Posted By Koyote

And a free AARP membership.

And a free AARP membership.
06-29-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,610
Posted By Koyote

Nice. Undermining her accomplishment. Classy. ...

Nice. Undermining her accomplishment. Classy.

The route changes from year to year, the weather changes (e.g., winds), amount of climbing changes, etc.

By the way, Leah Goldstein is 52 years...
06-29-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 7,133
Posted By Koyote

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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06-29-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 7,632
Posted By Koyote

Very interesting post. I mean, we've never...

Very interesting post.

I mean, we've never discussed this question around here.
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