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Forum: Techniques May 30th 20, 04:29 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 57
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Posted By SMS
Favorite biking snacks?

On 5/28/2020 4:51 PM, jbeattie wrote:

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That was the one good thing about PowerBars -- the plastic/foil wrappers were really good for tire boots.

In 1993 I did a ride from Moscow to Saint...
Forum: Techniques May 30th 20, 01:55 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 230
Views: 903
Posted By SMS
Fun with exponents

On 5/29/2020 3:56 PM, John B. wrote:

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But from what I read the U.S. has conducted nearly 17 million tests,
at least 4 times that of any other country except Russia.

But per capita the...
Forum: Techniques May 27th 20, 03:38 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 57
Views: 278
Posted By SMS
Favorite biking snacks?

On 5/26/2020 12:20 PM, Radey Shouman wrote:
Frank Krygowski writes:

Riffing off the "bonk" thread:

For most of my family's bicycling career (now approaching 50...
Forum: Techniques May 27th 20, 03:34 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 230
Views: 903
Posted By SMS
Fun with exponents

On 5/26/2020 10:46 AM, Jeff Liebermann wrote:
On Tue, 26 May 2020 08:30:38 -0700 (PDT), wrote:

I have a very low respect for doctors because so few of them
want to be...
Forum: Techniques May 24th 20, 02:16 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 0
Views: 39
Posted By SMS
Photo of Walmart Bicycle Department in Mountain View, CA

https://photos.app.goo.gl/oDqapTXGdEMj8iAMA

There are three rows of these two-level racks, all were completely
empty. Also, the long line of bicycles for sale that they used to have
out in front...
Forum: Techniques May 24th 20, 02:14 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 230
Views: 903
Posted By SMS
Fun with exponents

On 5/22/2020 11:25 AM, Jeff Liebermann wrote:

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1. Car pools are probably going to be very unpopular due to the
difficulty maintaining 2 meter distancing. After Covid-19, it will
...
Forum: Techniques May 21st 20, 02:21 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 9
Views: 96
Posted By SMS
"Thinking of Buying a Bike? Get Ready for a Very Long Wait,TheUnited States is facing a shortage of bicycles as anxiety over publictransportation and a desire to exercise has sent the demand surging"

On 5/20/2020 5:43 PM, AMuzi wrote:
On 5/20/2020 12:10 PM, sms wrote:
On 5/19/2020 4:57 PM, news18 wrote:

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What do wally Mart bikes cost?

Last time I was there I think...
Forum: Techniques May 20th 20, 06:10 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 9
Views: 96
Posted By SMS
"Thinking of Buying a Bike? Get Ready for a Very Long Wait,TheUnited States is facing a shortage of bicycles as anxiety over publictransportation and a desire to exercise has sent the demand surging"

On 5/19/2020 4:57 PM, news18 wrote:

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What do wally Mart bikes cost?

Last time I was there I think they were between $50 and $200.

I generally tell people looking at Walmart bikes to just...
Forum: Techniques May 20th 20, 06:01 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 9
Views: 96
Posted By SMS
"Thinking of Buying a Bike? Get Ready for a Very Long Wait,The United States is facing a shortage of bicycles as anxiety over public transportation and a desire to exercise has sent the demand surging"

On 5/19/2020 6:47 PM, John B. wrote:

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We were at Makro yesterday and a nice 7 speed bike with disc brakes
was 3,400 baht about US$ 106.25. Painted orange too, which is almost
as fast a...
Forum: Techniques May 19th 20, 07:11 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 340
Views: 2,065
Posted By SMS
Gravel bikes

On 5/18/2020 7:56 PM, jbeattie wrote:
On Monday, May 18, 2020 at 7:21:25 PM UTC-7, Frank Krygowski wrote:
On 5/18/2020 9:51 PM, news18 wrote:
On Mon, 18 May 2020 21:42:56 -0400, Frank...
Forum: Techniques May 17th 20, 10:57 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 1
Views: 56
Posted By SMS
Nexus 7 or 8 Mixtes and Roadsters

In my area there's a lot of interest now in "around town" internally
geared bicycles (Nexus 7 and Nexus 8). Any I've missed (that are
available in the U.S.)?

Linus
Mixte 7i...
Forum: Techniques May 14th 20, 06:44 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 340
Views: 2,065
Posted By SMS
State your opinion on COVID-19

On 5/14/2020 6:01 AM, wrote:
On Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 9:56:48 PM UTC-5, sms wrote:
On 5/13/2020 8:45 AM, wrote:

Can we talk about...
Forum: Techniques May 14th 20, 01:57 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 340
Views: 2,065
Posted By SMS
State your opinion on COVID-19

On 5/14/2020 5:43 AM, wrote:
On Saturday, March 28, 2020 at 11:01:47 AM UTC-5, Frank Krygowski wrote:
As usual, discussions here have devolved into childish name calling...
Forum: Techniques May 14th 20, 01:53 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 340
Views: 2,065
Posted By SMS
State your opinion on COVID-19

On 5/14/2020 5:17 AM, wrote:
On Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 5:23:02 AM UTC+2, jbeattie wrote:
On Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 7:56:48 PM UTC-7, sms wrote:
On 5/13/2020 8:45...
Forum: Techniques May 14th 20, 03:56 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 340
Views: 2,065
Posted By SMS
State your opinion on COVID-19

On 5/13/2020 8:45 AM, wrote:

Can we talk about bicycles in rec.bicycles.tech?

Choose from the following topics:

a) Helmet conspiracy
b) Dynamo lights versus battery...
Forum: Techniques May 14th 20, 03:54 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 340
Views: 2,065
Posted By SMS
State your opinion on COVID-19

On 5/13/2020 2:31 PM, Ted Heise wrote:

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I haven't thought of him since the heydey of rbr.

And fun to see Les's name pop up. I ran into him when he was
soliciting folks to sign on to...
Forum: Techniques May 14th 20, 03:53 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 5
Views: 63
Posted By SMS
Trek video about sales during Covid-19

On 5/13/2020 1:53 PM, jbeattie wrote:
On Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 1:12:31 PM UTC-7, Frank Krygowski wrote:
On 5/13/2020 2:57 PM, wrote:
...
Forum: Techniques May 13th 20, 04:03 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 340
Views: 2,065
Posted By SMS
State your opinion on COVID-19

On 5/13/2020 7:34 AM, Rolf Mantel wrote:
Am 13.05.2020 um 16:01 schrieb :

And yet today the figures for covid-19 deaths are so overblown that
they are meaningless. Most...
Forum: Techniques May 13th 20, 03:45 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 21
Views: 151
Posted By SMS
Trek Madone 6.9

On 5/12/2020 6:28 AM, AMuzi wrote:
On 5/12/2020 2:32 AM, news18 wrote:
On Mon, 11 May 2020 19:39:15 -0500, AMuzi wrote:


Not only Trek BTW.* The most American-content automobile is a...
Forum: Techniques May 13th 20, 01:47 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 21
Views: 151
Posted By SMS
Trek Madone 6.9

On 5/12/2020 6:28 AM, AMuzi wrote:
On 5/12/2020 2:32 AM, news18 wrote:
On Mon, 11 May 2020 19:39:15 -0500, AMuzi wrote:


Not only Trek BTW.* The most American-content automobile is a...
Forum: Techniques May 12th 20, 04:50 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 340
Views: 2,065
Posted By SMS
State your opinion on COVID-19

On 5/12/2020 12:22 AM, news18 wrote:

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This is not a US newsgroup. No where does US appears in the newsgroup
title.

It is so. It's in English, and everyone knows that the U.S. invented...
Forum: Techniques May 12th 20, 04:46 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 340
Views: 2,065
Posted By SMS
State your opinion on COVID-19

On 5/12/2020 12:29 AM, news18 wrote:

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In the USA, the poor woukd die because they couldn't afford a flu jab.

Depends on the state and county. Around here, anyone can get a free flu
shot...
Forum: Techniques May 12th 20, 02:07 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 21
Views: 151
Posted By SMS
Trek Madone 6.9

On 5/11/2020 5:39 PM, AMuzi wrote:

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Not only Trek BTW.* The most American-content automobile is a Toyota. No
one believes that either even though it's true.

It's not true. In fact...
Forum: Techniques May 12th 20, 01:47 AM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 82
Views: 291
Posted By SMS
Ambushed !

On 5/11/2020 3:44 PM, John B. wrote:

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The great "Oil has a negative value" thing was specifically the
futures market and was, I think, specifically oil for delivery in May,
although I...
Forum: Techniques May 11th 20, 11:04 PM Posted to rec.bicycles.tech
Replies: 82
Views: 291
Posted By SMS
Ambushed !

On 5/11/2020 2:25 PM, jbeattie wrote:

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What I'm saying is clear. The per-barrel price of oil is less than the cost of extracting it from oil shales/sands. But yes, storage capacity is...
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