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Discussion thread for /n/ related anime. Two currently airing this season

Yowamushi Pedal S3 - Monday
Minami Kamakura High School Cycling Club - Friday
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They just started cycling and only bought the bikes a couple if weeks before. The only reson they did the race was explained in the episodes prior.

If you win a crit after a couple of months of cycling you would be cheering as well.
Also some of the people they beat were
In the athletic clubs.

I love how some people criticize something they didnt bother to watch.

Man it's not the crit that bothered me, it was that weirdass acid trip cycling haruhi went on afterward. She's talking to creepy human-eyed unicorns and shit
It's called dreaming

manlets, when will they learn
Yeah. It wasn't made at all clear what was happening. At first, I thought she passed out from exhaustion after the race and was hallucinating. But then she comes back to consciousness in the swimming pool?! WTF! That is some weird ass continuity.

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>not having an /n/ jersey
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Maybe if there was a winter version
Fuck off. No one gives a fuck that you live in the US and want everything done perfect for you and don't give a fuck about making things a fuck of a lot more work for everyone else. Fuck you and fuck Voler.
Too fat for jerseys
do you know how much that shit costs? Most people flat out wouldn't buy it if they had to proxy ship it

pls run another production

Old thread is dead.
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Do you not owner a hammer?
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>cottered cranks
Just go dumpster dive behind your LBS, anything will be better than that shit
It bent from a crash. I don't want to risk snapping it and having to walk it back AGAIN.

b-but I want to keep the original period-correct crankwheel and bottom bracket
I doubt it'll snap. May as well give it a go, you can't ride it anyway so if it does break it's no loss and if it does work you can ride it until you get a replacement.
Holy shit dude have you ever used a camera before

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Toronto thread, At least we have a full first generation streetcar system edition. TTC and GO transit thread. Post vehicles, routes, future plans and news. Discuss ideas on how to make our transit system better. Old thread became unclickable.
That's only an issue on Firefox.
Does Memeronto really need a general?
ye and thx for bumping
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Anyone else refuse to give up their seat to obese people? I figure they could use the standing.
no because I'm not insecure

Are trikes for old people, women who can't ride a bike and special needs people?

Will I be seen as retarded if I was caught riding one of these babies to the nearest dollar store?
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>types "gates belt tensioner bike" into Google image search
Survey says yes

But that doesn't help you if you can't install a belt in the first place.

(Tumbleweed already has an eccentric BB, so no other tensioning devices needed)
>dat dusty chain
>doesn't have split stay
At the price the tumbleweed frame is going, you might as well get a custom frame with the split stays if you wanted it could come around to about the same price.
Split dropout seems like a much more elegant design.

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>Having issues with my new brakes I bought
>Bring my bike in to the local shop to get them fixed
>They call me after two days and tell me they can't fix it
>Pick up my bike
>Now at home rand emoving the brakes so I can return them
>Notice the bike shop swapped my BRAND NEW brake pads with some cheap piece of shit
>Call them asking them if I can pick up my original brake pads
>Guy on the phone "They weren't any good, I threw them out"
>Uhhh wut?
How shit are your local bike shops? Someone please tell me they are all bad. My head is about to explode.
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My LBS is decent. They will bend over backwards and spend all day with someone who bought one of their bikes, but they're really hesitant to spend much effort on people riding /other/ bikes.
Only 2 bike shops in town. One failed miserably at bleeding up my avid elixir 3s and the other bled my reverb dropper post with the wrong fluid and fucked all the seals in it. Also the next ride after that service I found bolts in my suspension pivots loose. I'm just going to start servicing my bikes myself. I have the tools so why the fuck not
How does this sort of shit happen? You'd think if you're getting paid to work on bikes you're not gonna be terrible at it...

I took my bike to one of the shops in my town after it got wrecked in a car crash and just told them to do whatever they needed to since the other person's insurance was paying for it anyway.

One of the items they charged on the receipt was just a general "tune up charge" so I figured after picking up the bike it'd be good to go, but nooooo. Seat wasn't properly bolted down, handlebars weren't properly connected to the stem, front brakes were so tight they rubbed, and back brakes were so loose they didn't contact at all. All stuff that took me a couple minutes at most to rectify, and it wasn't really my money, but wtf? Why charge someone for a "tune up" if you do even set it up before giving the bike back?
Anyone in DFW? How is RBM and P l a n o C y c l i n g?
I hate LBS hypocrisy

>shop at the lbs because it's good because it's a lbs and not like those corporate guys that don't care
>don't lump us in with those bad lbs, all lbs are different we're one of the good ones

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/BRT/: Bike Racing and Training

'Race Season is Coming' Edition
(and women racers in full kit with it)

Previous thread (>>1026641) is on auto-sage.

Most of you should be all the way through Base by now and Building towards your Peak weeks. Post your progress, gentlemen!

Reminder: Post power in watts-per-kilogram, not just watts.

If you're a poorfag and need basic training materials, here's a link to a .pdf copy of the previous edition of The Cyclists Training Bible:
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Slightly off-topic, but does anyone have any fucking idea what happened to the pic at the top of this thread? It's not saying 'image deleted', and when the page renders it allocates space for it, but the pic is just plain gone.
training with no carbs at a slow pace is like distilled endurance riding in theory

you are building up tons of ketones and aerobic mitochondria whilst doing it which is the point

it seems crazy though, I read stories of people riding 100 miles in keto or running a ultramarathon in keto

I'm going to try the over/under approach this build of 4 days keto Z2 riding then carb up like crazy and do a day of VO2max interval and repeat for a couple months
I feel like for a racing scenario, this is really stupid. Sure, you CAN ride 100 miles keto or whatever, but you probably won't be very fast.

There are no pro keto riders. Vegans, yes (and no vegans in the world tour I assume), but not keto.

Carbs are just too good as pre, post and during race food.
Here's my problem with the idea, though: You couldn't operate above Zone 2 intensity that way. The higher the intensity, the greater the glycogen-to-fat ratio you're using. If for instance you tried to ride for an extended period even in just Tempo, I'd expect that after, say, 20 minutes, you'd not only completely bonk, but you might just pass out, your blood sugar so low you wouldn't even be able to stay conscious. That couldn't be healthy for you. At the very best you might be able to do something as extreme as this during pre-Base, or early Base, but not beyond that point.

This is all just my not-so-scientific opinion based on experience and my own sensibilities. If you want to post articles or research papers from credible sources (not just some guy riding his bike) explaining that this works, won't hurt you, is beneficial, and overall isn't just the ravings of some madman on a bike, I'll read them, but my own experiences of getting down to race weight by limiting carbs during Base, as I've described in an earlier comment, show me that if I went to the extreme you're describing, I'd probably be getting passed by grannies on adult trikes and feeling like total crap afterwards. Without data from studies done by very credible sources, I wouldn't take a chance of fucking up an entire race season because I was experimenting with some highly questionable training methods.
The faster/harder you go, the more you need carbs, plain and simple. I'd challenge anyone on keto to go do 40 minutes at Threshold. They'd lose.

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Have a pic of a train or public transport on your phone? Post them here.
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First is a B class
Built by Commonwealth Engineering Corporation (comeng) in Dandenong in the late 1980s/early 1990s
Second is a W5 or W6 class tram, the last of the mighty W class trams built in the 1950s by the Melbourne Metropolitan Tramways Board at the Preston depot. The MMTB was a completely in house vertically integrated setup, it designed, built, operated, and maintained its rolling stock.
W class trams were the exclusive rolling stock in Melbourne from the 1920s to the Z class entering service in the 1970s, and continued in revenue service right into the 1990s.
Today a small batch still operate on the City Circle route, and three are leased to a private operator that has renovated them into restaurants that operate through the most scenic routes
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From today.

Mississauga Transitway at Dixie Station.
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one of My city's main BRT interchanges
This is in Harmoni in the Central District of Jakarta
before new signage was installed

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Tunnel Edition.

Post news, pictures, and videos of light rail or trams.

>Tatra T3G emerging from the tram tunnel (under Castle Hill) in Bratislava, Slovakia.
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Honestly Denver has the best rail developement in US, very underrated city.

Only thing what I hate is that there is no rail link what-so-ever in direction of E Colfax Ave.
meh the only thing you really find on E. Colfax are drugs, hookers, and homeless junkies

finny I lived in the denver area for 10 years until 6 months ago and never used any of the trains or buses.
Never been in Denver, but my autism hurts because that gap in east.

Buses to light rail stations seems shit, improving services there would increase the usage of the system.
Depends on what section of East Colfax you want to get to. If you want to get to Fitzsimmons, home of U of C Medical center, Children's Hospital, and the new VA hospital, then you could take the A line and transfer to the recently opened R line. For the rest of Colfax, there's service via the #15 bus, commonly known as the Zoo Bus.
You've never been to Denver? Hmmm. Doesn't seem to stop you from making pronouncements about shit you know nothing about.

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Does anybody else really like depressing sort of train stations? I can't really explain it, but I'd rather go to a depressing train station than a futuristic utopian one.
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>How about unmanned station?
There's hundreds of stations and train stops in my country which have no personnel at all. Pic related is one example. It's slightly unusual because it's one one of the most-used railway lines in all of Germany, connecting the Rhein-Ruhr area with Hannover and then Berlin. I've never seen any staff there.
It might not be depressing because of its cool geographical location, but it is one of the most retarded constructions ever built.
It'll get more depressing once JR Hokkaido closes it because nobody wants to pay to run the section
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Monk Metro station in Montreal is the most dreary place on the line. There is actually more light that in reality.
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>reak up due to the distance, start getting pissed about everything
>>at 16 she BEGS me to come visit

how did she even break your heart tho?? her parents moved and you know that she never wanted to forget/leave u. retarded, literally no reason to hate her that much haha

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Post comfy dashcam videos like these:

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I might watch it
>would you watch me on youtube ?
>what would a video look like ?
>a 20 min highlight montage ?
Make a timelapse and cut down on stoppage times.
I'm away from my computer for the weekend;
keep this thread alive until Monday and I'll show you guys some really comfy dash cams.
probably everybody's seen this, but worth posting in case someone hasn't

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Other than 9/11, why has air travel gotten so shitty in the last 20 years?
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and if there is turbulence you can walk around until you have an angle on the thiquiest ass in the plane and watch it bounce around

I want it now already god damn there are zero fucking downsides
and yet somehow DL is bringing back meals on their transcon routes
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check out jetBlue buddy, they were there before virgin america
Its all these fat ass Americans we're forced to sit next to on the god damn plane
Virgin America was not first to offer some of the services that other airlines got rid of or started charging for. They are also not a budget airline.

Now they are going to cease to exist. Alaska might integrate some of Virgin's services into its expanded operations though. And despite their noncommittal language, Alaska will almost certainly ditch all of Virgin's A320s (most are leased anyway) and A320 orders (including the neo) and leverage it to get discounts on addition 737 MAXs.

/bqg/ - Bike Questions General

Last thread: >>1047494 (you)

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Tektro do a dual privot caliper suitable for vintage bike frames, can't remember the model number but I'm sure with a bit of searching you will find it.
buying new bike as my motorbike license got suspended for 3 months Q_Q
top is a Raceline Giro $200
bot is some Teschner Road Bike $300

what get /n/?
> using a crank puller
> it pulls the aluminum threads out of the crank before the crank even budges on the bb axle

Fuck, what do?
One of those bikes appears to be for tall people.
The other appears to be for short people.

Top one looks more appealing to me but it's gonna depends on your height squid boy

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chain thread!
how often do you change your chain?
(please also declare on what bike and what groupset/drivetrain system it has).
>road bike with 11 speed 105, each 5000km
>mtb with cheap generic shimano stuff, only have done it once, when i killed the original stx rc drivetrain. has like 10000km right now
>bmx with salt who knows what drivetrain. whenever i break it more than once in a 2 month period.

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People who like to ride on a clean chain
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Every time the industry releases a new drivetrain.
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>how often do you change your chain?
When this thing tells me to.
People who actually want their drivetrain to shift properly instead of being sticky and finicky and acting up constantly, and people who don't want their drivetrain all mucked up with filth from a filthy chain. Or are you one of those guys who can't be bothered to do routine maintenance on your bike then complains about how shitty and overpriced components are?
>he waits until the chain actually stretches
Enjoy your ruined cassette and chainrings

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>>1025462 Old thread

Somewhere on the other side of the globe, we are melting Edition.

Post your rides, post photos of riding, tell us about the ride. Even trainer rides are allowed!

I'll start off with a cautionary tale. I've always ridden with just one spare tube (aside from all day affairs) with the reasoning that if I had more flats then I'd just patch them as I went.

What this did not anticipate was a grass patch FULL of fucking goatheads, which ruined both of my tubes utterly and completely.

So yeah always carry two spares folks.
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heat also here, 30 something celsius.south america.
did a 78km ride, starting point: 620mts, highest part 1800mts, andes mountains
Went up to the hills for the first time in a few weeks. Times up were ok considering being out of practice, but got stuck behind a car coming back down. I wouldn't have minded so much if the L-plater hadn't pulled in front of me RIGHT at the start of the descent and proceed to drive it agonisingly slowly.

Coming back was good though, wind just about perfect.
What a pleb.
Did my first century of the year. It was 20 F when I started, but above freezing by the time I finished. Gained (and lost) ~3300 feet and enjoyed a 15-20 mph tailwind for most of the return trip.

I did it with my slicks and kind of regret it. Sure, the riding was easier, but I had to change my route a couple times after finding that quiet roads above 2500 feet are still covered with ice. The lower roads were pretty nice though, just a lot of sand on the edges.

I got tanlines from the ski goggles I wore. They're pretty silly - dark arcs around my cheekbones. It's not warm enough to lose my balaclava yet, but exposing some of my face feels nice, especially on ascents.

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