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Why do modern Brooks Wankers have their saddles pointing up their arses?
Because it's comfy?
Dunno if the angle I run my Brook saddles at counts as 'up my arse' but I definitely find slightly nose up more comfortable than totally flat.
Jan Heine strikes again…influencing world tour pros to bring back tyre wipers…
He's fucked his aeroz there.
bro, do u even team car?
Hundreds of thousand of dollars optimising the aero properties of that junction and some druggie whacks a bit of flat bit of tape across it...
Should have at least used a proper flint-catcher
But that's where my braeks are...
Yeah, the old school wire ones would surely be more effective and less... shit.
Well, they simply sag with use and get into the hammock shape where you're sitting in the middle just like in the horse saddle with nose pointing upwards.
so many punctures in the Saudi Tour yesterday that they ran out of wheels in the neutral service:
edit: see now that the tape was at San Juan...are 2023 tyres just really bad?
Does eehh.....does this work?
2023 tyres just really bad?
Everyone looking for gains running super fast tyres? Rough roads so lots of pinch flats? Bad luck? Dunno.
Primitive superstitions about flints still flourish in the UK and Denmark
When I moved to Copenhagen, first week and I've got 4 flats in 5 days commuting to work.
Swapped my Clement LAS for Schwalbe marathons.
Flints are real.
Yeah, I've pulled what I would call 'flints' out of tyres in the UK for years. I'm not sure what he thought a flint was and why they didn't pierce tyres.
If filthy city dwellers stopped smashing glass things in the street that would be class.
Yep... and drivers stopped clipping their wing mirrors on stuff and driving into things.
I am always amazed at the amount of glass on my commute. Where does it all come from?
Beer glasses, wing mirrors, headlights.
Always more glass after the weekend, just mutants leaving pubs with their glasses/bottles n launching them. Lots of spew n' all.
Those gravel bro bikes dont get ridden though!
All this is why Conti Gatorskins remain the ultimate tyre for any terrain
23mm at 120 psi, obviously
Jobst Brandt knew a lot of stuff, but obviously never rode a bicycle in Denmark.
The ultimate in low friction cornering
I don't understand why anyone would pay more than £40 for what is effectively a beater. Shit brakes, shit gears, shit stem, shit headset, heavy frame. They can't in any way be considered more functional than a decent modern bike.
@frankenbike is spot on.