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06-19-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 143
Views: 3,114
Posted By holytrousers

Very few people try to think in a holistic way. ...

Very few people try to think in a holistic way.
Being a cyclist means more than just riding a bike: it's also having a sane, rational and healthy mindset.
05-02-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,188
Posted By holytrousers

grease it ?

grease it ?
04-30-22, 08:28 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 2,391
Posted By holytrousers

Where did the break happen ? Are the housings...

Where did the break happen ? Are the housings properly cut and well seated ? Did the cable move smoothly inside them ? Did they break when you tried to overshift ?
Forum: Touring
04-13-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 4,324
Posted By holytrousers

Great conversation, greatbasin :p First of...

Great conversation, greatbasin :p
First of all, don't buy an expensive bike for the moment. I suggest you buy a road bike, a used and cheap one, small size, and ride it for a couple of weeks. Try...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,966
Posted By holytrousers

'on the left' feels a bit rude, it's like meeting...

'on the left' feels a bit rude, it's like meeting someone and greeting him by saying "in front of you".
03-28-22, 12:00 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,410
Posted By holytrousers

https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/ondemand/video/...

https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/ondemand/video/2032260/
03-27-22, 11:03 PM
Replies: 80
War
Views: 4,084
Posted By holytrousers

Thank you for writing this, you have made my day....

Thank you for writing this, you have made my day. I can go to sleep now, peacefully. :beer:
03-27-22, 09:41 PM
Replies: 7,838
Views: 4,041,559
Posted By holytrousers

This should have a dedicated thread :thumb:

This should have a dedicated thread :thumb:
03-27-22, 09:34 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,877
Posted By holytrousers

Tom Waits - Lie to me from Orphans: Brawlers,...

Tom Waits - Lie to me
from Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards (2006)
https://youtu.be/X3KnCL0S_Ws
03-22-22, 06:50 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,952
Posted By holytrousers

Anyone who manages to slow down a group of cars...

Anyone who manages to slow down a group of cars is a hero. Thousands of people die on the streets because cars want to drive faster. Shame on you for calling him an idiot.
02-14-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,578
Posted By holytrousers

A similar question arises when we consider the...

A similar question arises when we consider the fact that our bodies' cells are completely regenerated every seven years. Are we still the same person ?
It's not really about the referent, the object...
02-14-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,925
Posted By holytrousers

How hard should one be pedalling to deserve your...

How hard should one be pedalling to deserve your respect?
How hard was your effort at that time ?
02-06-22, 08:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 906
Posted By holytrousers

Has anyone tried these? ...

Has anyone tried these?
https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_20220207_031827_5e6580e1c61b5aa87e0cf5c17a943a9a845d52dc.jpg
Good for signaling turns at night, and...
02-06-22, 08:02 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 989
Posted By holytrousers

Exactly: That's one of the reasons this forum...

Exactly: That's one of the reasons this forum exists, so we can exchange ideas and strategies to avoid similar situations.
But some members seem to come here for a different purpose :rolleyes:
02-06-22, 07:58 PM
Replies: 226
Views: 8,925
Posted By holytrousers

Be these guys ! :thumb:

Be these guys ! :thumb:
Forum: Commuting
01-17-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 991
Posted By holytrousers

Nop, attracts too much attention. I think a good...

Nop, attracts too much attention. I think a good headlight mounted on the helmet is better..
Forum: Foo
01-13-22, 12:48 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,472
Posted By holytrousers

Cars are lould like hell, they smell like hell,...

Cars are lould like hell, they smell like hell, and are dangerous like hell. What the hell are you guys talking about ???
10-24-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,726
Posted By holytrousers

Thanks for sharing that, may they give you warmth...

Thanks for sharing that, may they give you warmth and good company when you're not riding :)
10-23-21, 09:03 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,726
Posted By holytrousers

What's weird is that if i don't have to ride...

What's weird is that if i don't have to ride (which means commute by bike), i never go to ride.
But i'm not sure why... Maybe there's some anxiety to be outside there among cars?
I envy you for...
10-23-21, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7,838
Views: 4,041,559
Posted By holytrousers

Portishead's Beth Gibbons singing Gorecki's Third...

Portishead's Beth Gibbons singing Gorecki's Third Symphony! (The Symphony of Sorrowful Songs)
With Penderecki conducting the orchestra :

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YlGYxCSDJU
10-20-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 158
Views: 5,620
Posted By holytrousers

https://youtu.be/EivnXf10nYg

https://youtu.be/EivnXf10nYg
Forum: Commuting
10-19-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 8,501
Posted By holytrousers

Good Point :thumb: Not always.. Freedem may...

Good Point :thumb:

Not always.. Freedem may entail disobedience, but disobedience by itself doesn't imply freedom.
10-18-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 2,095
Views: 253,506
Posted By holytrousers

At least you're reading it. There is no standard...

At least you're reading it. There is no standard amount of time to read a book, as long as you're reading it thoughtfully, you're doing just great. Besides, that book should be read very very slowly...
Forum: Foo
10-18-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,375
Posted By holytrousers

Great memory and breath :thumb: The author of...

Great memory and breath :thumb:
The author of the book i mentioned in OP put it this way

like MoAlpha said , i believe ;)
Forum: Foo
10-17-21, 06:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,375
Posted By holytrousers

Don't worry about that, i can't swim :beer:

Don't worry about that, i can't swim :beer:
10-16-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,121
Posted By holytrousers

there is no such thing as bike specific grease....

there is no such thing as bike specific grease. That's only marketing. Just fill it with another type of grease, thicker or thinner, with additives or without, whatever..
10-16-21, 03:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 479
Posted By holytrousers

I guess you would have to set the High Limit...

I guess you would have to set the High Limit screw correctly too :innocent:
07-20-21, 05:57 AM
Replies: 389
Views: 12,467
Posted By holytrousers

Riding fasted is the best :thumb:

Riding fasted is the best :thumb:
08-30-20, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7,838
Views: 4,041,559
Posted By holytrousers

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Or12UEx8fHY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Or12UEx8fHY
Forum: Commuting
08-28-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,021
Posted By holytrousers

Admirable !

Admirable !
08-27-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 7,838
Views: 4,041,559
Posted By holytrousers

Oh i'm just someone who likes to download a lot...

Oh i'm just someone who likes to download a lot of stuff and who went straight ahead to download both the movie and hibou's first album, thanks a lot !
How about you ?
Speaking of art, have you...
08-26-20, 08:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,252
Posted By holytrousers

I think they know that very well, but they are...

I think they know that very well, but they are not willing to fully acknowledge their own faultiness and start riding bikes themselves !
08-25-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7,838
Views: 4,041,559
Posted By holytrousers

Slowdive are unique indeed. What are the japanese...

Slowdive are unique indeed. What are the japanese shoegaze bands you've listened to ?

Mela Koteluk - 2018 - Odprowadż
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQiHzx2bg2k
here's a translation...
08-24-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,524
Posted By holytrousers

That's your old bike saying thanks for keeping me...

That's your old bike saying thanks for keeping me at home all that time !
08-24-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,874
Posted By holytrousers

You haven't been reading my replies attentively :...

You haven't been reading my replies attentively : i am not saying one will cause the other, i'm just bringing those 4°C up to show how delicate our bodies are when they have to deal with core...
08-24-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 16,368
Posted By holytrousers

Were you operating a motorized vehicle ?

Were you operating a motorized vehicle ?
08-24-20, 03:39 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,874
Posted By holytrousers

I did not say that drinking ice water will result...

I did not say that drinking ice water will result in a such a temperature drop. I've mentioned the 4 degrees to put the temperature of ice water in the perspective of our thermoregulatory system....
08-22-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,103
Posted By holytrousers

Me too ! Dogs are cool, they always wave back to...

Me too ! Dogs are cool, they always wave back to me :love:
08-21-20, 04:16 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 16,546
Posted By holytrousers

I would like to point out the fact that some...

I would like to point out the fact that some people in this thread have been making fun of old age ... respect old age guys, even if older people think differently, there is always something to learn...
08-19-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,601
Posted By holytrousers

When i started cycling in Berlin, i enjoyed the...

When i started cycling in Berlin, i enjoyed the freedom of just jumping on the bike and going wherever the action took place. No fees, no waiting, and it never was too late or too early. I paid no...
08-18-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,601
Posted By holytrousers

by fast bike do you mean a road bike ?

by fast bike do you mean a road bike ?
08-17-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 8,736
Posted By holytrousers

roger musson on radial lacing : ...

roger musson on radial lacing :

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1080x352/screenshot_20200817_012315_01_e3a64478cf3f863d374ccbf10d677cfb1f237752.jpg
jobst brandt on rim...
08-17-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 828
Posted By holytrousers

The decals look great, don't take them off :D

The decals look great, don't take them off :D
Forum: Commuting
08-16-20, 05:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,625
Posted By holytrousers

hi Phamilton , sarcasm or talking seriously ?

hi Phamilton , sarcasm or talking seriously ?
08-11-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,284
Posted By holytrousers

I hope i'll get that experience too when i get...

I hope i'll get that experience too when i get hold of a tensiometer :thumb:

Sheldon Brown's website is like a bible, it got me hooked into bicycle mechanics and gave me the courage to do...
08-02-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,532
Posted By holytrousers

This is how i ride and this is why i ride this...

This is how i ride and this is why i ride this way..

Your arguments are not valid here because you live in a different country.

Please explain how do you ride and when do you take the lane
...
07-31-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,317
Posted By holytrousers

Both : Main taillight with two sets of Ni-MH AAA...

Both : Main taillight with two sets of Ni-MH AAA Batteries (one set lasts ~12 hours steady mode), and one Li-Ion light that lasts ~ 1h30. These are cheap lights and with cheap lights, better rely on...
07-20-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 3,136
Views: 374,492
Posted By holytrousers

I thought i've watched all of kurosawa's films,...

I thought i've watched all of kurosawa's films, but somehow i've overlooked this one. Weird :foo:
Thank you georgiaboy :)
07-18-20, 09:18 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,341
Posted By holytrousers

Congratulations CyclingBK for the lost weight....

Congratulations CyclingBK for the lost weight. Once i tried Puffed Rice Cakes after a low battery warning, they filled my stomach but didn't help with the energy. Try them :thumb:
07-18-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,532
Posted By holytrousers

What happens when you do it ? On what basis do...

What happens when you do it ? On what basis do you claim it doesn't work 'there' ?
Suppose you have to ride on unsafe roads, what do you do ? How does your riding look like ?
You cannot simply...
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