rubertoe wrote: gbsahne wrote:
CiB wrote:Rant at self. Got a bit too casual - as in completely forgot - that these fancy electric gears might be the God's own groupset of choice but they still need external power..
funny, in 30 years of cycling with gears I've never had an issue with cables running out of power or snapping for that matter.
I read that as
"oh look at me, I got Di2/EPS"
I read this as shining examples of the sort of petty envy & jealousy the absence of which I laughingly imagined was a mark of why this forum is just that bit better than a lot of others. Do keep up rubertoe - we did the electric gears discussion some months ago, 15 pages of it if I'm not much mistaken and most of it quite positive. And for the record I never had many problems with cables either, much like I never had problems watching B&W tv, or rIding steel framed bikes that weighed a ton or driving a Mk I Cortina about when I was 17. Thing is when something nicer comes along there's no reason not to buy it, even if that does trigger petty responses like these above. Apologies on my part for not being a Cat 1 racer or a pro-rider on a contract and having the temerity to try something new.
Pair of numpties. It was actually a rant about having to ride 21 miles home with limited gears. You carry on though. Pfffft.