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06-24-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,308
Posted By dstrong

I signed up for Peacock this morning. After...

I signed up for Peacock this morning. After doing so, I received an e-mail with the subject: Welcome to the flock. I immediately thought "I bet that's not right", so I looked it up: "The San...
06-18-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,221
Posted By mstateglfr

Thats quite the assumption you make. You...

Thats quite the assumption you make.

You have no idea if people make a conscious decision to put their bike in the shop rather than try to fix it. You have no idea if people think 'maybe I could...
06-17-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,221
Posted By mstateglfr

The GM of my office has a di2 hydraulic disc road...

The GM of my office has a di2 hydraulic disc road bike. He could spend a couple hours learning how to bleed brakes, buy tools, then spend a couple hours working on the whole process- or he could pay...
06-15-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,221
Posted By tkamd73

Sorry, but old cars were not more reliable. Tim

Sorry, but old cars were not more reliable.
Tim
06-15-21, 07:54 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 7,221
Posted By Rolla

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06-11-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 7,394
Posted By cb400bill

Sheldon Brown worked there for years. ...

Sheldon Brown worked there for years.

https://www.harriscyclery.net/
02-27-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 950
Posted By HTupolev

With a typical unclutched rear derailleur, the...

With a typical unclutched rear derailleur, the pulley cage uses a simple sprung pivot to tension the chain. This is fine for smooth roads and stuff, but when you're riding on chunky surfaces or doing...
02-23-21, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,121
Posted By cxwrench

A serial # won't get you any info about your frame

In most cases it's useless to ask for info and only provide a serial #. The rash of these threads has got me wondering if it has anything to do w/ stolen bikes. Unless it's starting w/ 'WTU" (Trek)...
02-23-21, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 818
Posted By AdkMtnMonster

The best part about indoor cycling is that when...

The best part about indoor cycling is that when you skip an indoor session due to weather it’s because the weather was too good to stay inside.
02-19-21, 10:43 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 3,656
Posted By wgscott

The argument of an exponent or log has to be...

The argument of an exponent or log has to be unit-less. So an equilibrium constant technically has no units. Students just love hearing about that.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-21, 02:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,609
Posted By Psimet2001

Been involved in this one to a small bit. My...

Been involved in this one to a small bit. My company exists because of powertap products. I built over 1,000 powertap wheels early on.

Then it dropped to nothing. We even went up to the Saris...
02-14-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,353
Posted By Branko D

It doesn't take a big conspiracy to sell people a...

It doesn't take a big conspiracy to sell people a better braking system.
02-14-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 8,353
Posted By rubiksoval

Oh, another thread about disc brakes.

Oh, another thread about disc brakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,609
Posted By noodle soup

Weak rant. It scores a 2 on the rant meter.

Weak rant. It scores a 2 on the rant meter.
01-28-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 523
Posted By Steve B.

My tubeless installs are never silent. I am...

My tubeless installs are never silent. I am always swearing loudly.
01-27-21, 09:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,469
Posted By _ForceD_

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01-03-21, 08:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,554
Posted By billridesbikes

If you find you're >5.5 start contacting the...

If you find you're >5.5 start contacting the World Tour teams.

The plot below has the 50 percentile at somewhere between 3.6-3.7 (if I'm reading the chart correctly) and the same for men and...
12-23-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 931
Posted By Hondo Gravel

San Antonio has several large medical centers and...

San Antonio has several large medical centers and a co worker told her to get a slot online ASAP she works at a large San Antonio HS and the hospital said they would take the elderly. The slots were...
12-18-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,745
Posted By unterhausen

I'm sure I don't know anyone riding a bike like...

I'm sure I don't know anyone riding a bike like you describe, but it could be tire clearance issues in the back. This seems to be the motivation for most mullet systems on other types of bikes.
12-08-20, 01:51 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,606
Posted By mr_pedro

I assume you don’t have a power meter? That makes...

I assume you don’t have a power meter? That makes Trainingpeaks less useful as you will not be capturing the data to use with all the analytics.

For structured training you will need at least a...
Forum: Foo
12-02-20, 03:12 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,964
Posted By canklecat

Modding a truck to roll coal is the most American...

Modding a truck to roll coal is the most American way to self-identify as a hillbilly cretin from Deliverance. They probably got right purty mouths too.
12-02-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,669
Posted By CliffordK

One isn't necessarily informed of which test one...

One isn't necessarily informed of which test one is given.

EUA Authorized Serology Test Performance...
12-01-20, 10:08 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,669
Posted By livedarklions

That's the classic prior probability example. It...

That's the classic prior probability example. It assumes that the false positive rate is the same as the false negative. The COVID antibody tests bias towards false negatives so much that a...
11-28-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,669
Posted By livedarklions

The number of new cases has just started a...

The number of new cases has just started a dramatic rise, now exceeding a million reported cases per week nationwide, and we know that the lack of available testing is leading to a gross...
11-28-20, 02:50 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,669
Posted By CliffordK

About 1/3 of the deaths have been in nursing...

About 1/3 of the deaths have been in nursing homes. A sad statistic. One problem is that in the past, hospitals would routinely discharge patients into nursing homes for a step-down care level....
11-27-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,669
Posted By clubman

When our economic machine is chugging along, poor...

When our economic machine is chugging along, poor people are perpetually the primary victims of civil rights violations, mental help issues, unemployment, abuse(s), plus we all know the numbers of...
11-26-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 728
Posted By Ed Wiser

If you actually want to ride in France. Try Rouvy...

If you actually want to ride in France. Try Rouvy to actually ride the roads in France not a computer generated one. :)
https://my.rouvy.com/virtual-routes
11-26-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 728
Posted By Darth Lefty

It's not easy for Americans to get a visa this...

It's not easy for Americans to get a visa this year
11-25-20, 11:38 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,667
Posted By cyccommute

That depends on how cautious you are. Dragging...

That depends on how cautious you are. Dragging the brakes from top to bottom is going to wear the brakes down faster than pulse braking would. I tend to let the bike run downhill, hit the brakes...
11-25-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,669
Posted By livedarklions

Rational people don't click on threads they don't...

Rational people don't click on threads they don't want to engage in. No one made you click on it. If there's a COVID forum, this is an appropriate topic for it.
11-24-20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,981
Posted By mstateglfr

yes. What you described is basically...

yes.


What you described is basically rideable on just a fat bike. Gravel comes in many sizes, so yeah, a gravel bike can ride on gravel.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,307
Posted By Greiselman

I think you'll find a lot of people here will...

I think you'll find a lot of people here will tell you to look at Light Bicycle. I think you could spec a pair of AR46s...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,375
Posted By nycphotography

I'm actually not. Generally speaking,...

I'm actually not. Generally speaking, "aftermarket" suppliers are allowed to make replacement parts for most things. Fram makes oil filters and air filters for Ford engines, for example, even new...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-20, 09:58 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 6,375
Posted By nycphotography

Which is what happens when you don't litigate...

Which is what happens when you don't litigate them out of business.
Forum: Foo
11-17-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,103
Posted By Will G

I did aircraft crash investigation in the Air...

I did aircraft crash investigation in the Air Force. The school was 5 months long and a large chunk was dedicated to psychology/physiology of humans and the weaknesses therein. This also covered...
Forum: Foo
11-16-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,103
Posted By wgscott

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11-16-20, 04:11 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,594
Posted By Trevtassie

I'm pretty sure Covid-19 could be bright purple...

I'm pretty sure Covid-19 could be bright purple with hi -viz stripes, the size of a bear and tend to tear your throat out with its 12" fangs, and the yanks would still ignore it if Trump said it's...
11-15-20, 12:26 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,594
Posted By Trakhak

Nonpoliticized version: The World Health...

Nonpoliticized version: The World Health Organization did not change its stance on lockdowns...
11-15-20, 12:55 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,594
Posted By canklecat

The impression I'm getting from some family,...

The impression I'm getting from some family, acquaintances and social media contacts who are, to varying degrees, in denial about the pandemic, is that they're tired of the uncertainty and just want...
11-13-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 302
Posted By cxwrench

So you have 11 speed Campy shifters, a 9 speed...

So you have 11 speed Campy shifters, a 9 speed Campy derailleur, and a Shimano 9 speed cassette? And you're wondering why it won't work? :twitchy:
11-12-20, 07:28 AM
Replies: 208
Views: 9,242
Posted By blacknbluebikes

Hey, kids, look carefully. You can now see...

Hey, kids, look carefully. You can now see Darwinism in action! (May be prohibited by your local scool board, but take a guilty peep). Here we get to see our ex-friend, Mother Nature (cancel,...
11-04-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 689
Posted By mstateglfr

Donnelly didnt buy Clement so much as it leased...

Donnelly didnt buy Clement so much as it leased the rights to the Clement name for a number of years from Pirelli Tire. Pirelli was getting into the bike tire game and would have competed against...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 854
Posted By noodle soup

This is why it’s better to buy bikes from your...

This is why it’s better to buy bikes from your LBS, if you aren’t a competent mechanic.
Forum: Foo
10-13-20, 06:30 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,038
Posted By sjanzeir

Well, she should. They likelywwere trying to...

Well, she should. They likelywwere trying to drive away the possible competition. The algorithms can only go so far:
...
Forum: Foo
10-13-20, 04:41 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,038
Posted By livedarklions

Everybody's favorite restaurant name in China: ...

Everybody's favorite restaurant name in China:

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Forum: Foo
10-13-20, 03:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,038
Posted By sjanzeir

"Apartment" Mount Disc Brakes

Welp, if Wiggle's copy...
10-12-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 534
Posted By cxwrench

Lacquer thinner. If they can't mount a tire w/o...

Lacquer thinner.
If they can't mount a tire w/o making a mess I wouldn't be paying them do the job. Any mechanic that has pride in their work wouldn't let a wheel out w/ glue all over the tire.
Forum: Touring
10-08-20, 09:24 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,976
Posted By robow

Didn't they used to rent those at a bowling alley...

Didn't they used to rent those at a bowling alley ? : )
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,433
Posted By noodle soup

Hunt uses inferior house brand hubs(probably...

Hunt uses inferior house brand hubs(probably Novatec based), and Light Bicycle will build them with whatever hubs you specify.

if the hubs you want arenít a stock option, they can likely get them...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-20, 12:25 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,433
Posted By Elvo

https://www.lightbicycle.com/

https://www.lightbicycle.com/
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