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Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

fixed, possibly

fixed, possibly
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

These are the wheels I ordered. I think they are...

These are the wheels I ordered. I think they are adequate for my needs.

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/bicycle-wheels/best-bicycle-wheel-sales/700c-vuelta-track-team-fixie-wheels.htm
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

Plus, the DEAL OF THE CENTURY! Compare to wheels...

Plus, the DEAL OF THE CENTURY! Compare to wheels costing $400+!!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

Possibly foolish, but I decided to buy a new set...

Possibly foolish, but I decided to buy a new set of wheels for the SS from BD. Price was reasonable at $80 for the pair.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

this

this
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

Thanks for the reminder.

Thanks for the reminder.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

I watch almost no TV. But I started watching...

I watch almost no TV. But I started watching “Picard” with mrs datlas and daughter #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) . We have been watching one episode per day...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

My mind is spinning. I forget if I cc’d this...

My mind is spinning. I forget if I cc’d this group the email I sent out to my club a few days ago. Brief summary is don’t do group rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

Agree. Thatís why I gave up on the idea of...

Agree. Thatís why I gave up on the idea of social distance group rides. It does not work.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

"Build a bicycle" means different things to...

"Build a bicycle" means different things to different people.

It's relatively easy/quick to "build a bicycle" the way they come from the factory in a box (or from bikesdirect.com), compared to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

We have an older ultrasonic humidifier in our...

We have an older ultrasonic humidifier in our bedroom. The seal/gasket between the reservoir and the base somehow deteriorated and disintegrated. A google search for the part was fruitless.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

:bday:

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

Aoli?

Aoli?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 03:48 AM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

Looks about right based on data at hand. ...

Looks about right based on data at hand.

FWIW I have a MSE in mathematical modeling from that snooty place and worked as a P&C actuary for a few years.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

Seeds posted ďIím Your Captain,Ē but it...

Seeds posted ďIím Your Captain,Ē but it mysteriously vanished.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

I listened to the GFRR song but now it’s gone. ...

I listened to the GFRR song but now it’s gone.

Was it just a dream??
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

Itís ok for what it is. Very heavy but fine for...

Itís ok for what it is. Very heavy but fine for a commuter/beater/rain bike. I put full fenders on it. I put a 18t on the FG side but too ascared to use it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

Thanks, will consider.

Thanks, will consider.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

I resemble that comment. Except mine is a Dawes...

I resemble that comment. Except mine is a Dawes SST.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

There is a crusty old knucklehead cyclist I ride...

There is a crusty old knucklehead cyclist I ride with sometimes. I am on his email distribution list for a Sunday ride he leads (it’s not near me and I have never gone), he just sent out email that...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

Maybe. This wheel is of crap quality and had a...

Maybe. This wheel is of crap quality and had a lot of miles on it anyway so may be a sign itís time.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

Itís 120.

Itís 120.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

Where are the millennial slackers when we need...

Where are the millennial slackers when we need one?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

I think itís 120. May try it, although I have...

I think itís 120. May try it, although I have the upper body strength of a mouse.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

Even dumber question: I have some old road...

Even dumber question: I have some old road wheels with obviously 130mm spacing. The SS is set up with I think 110 or maybe 120 rear spacing. It’s a tank made of steel. I wonder how stupid it...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

Now I must contradict myself and buy something. ...

Now I must contradict myself and buy something.

The Dawes SS stock rear wheel broke a spoke. Drive side, natch. It has done this a couple times before and it’s a crappy wheel now getting old...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

I am not buying either, although I admit I did...

I am not buying either, although I admit I did click on the advert for Assos Mille shorts NOT BIBS for $58 from Excel.

Must resist. MUST RESIST!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

ikr

ikr
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

:bday:

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

Problem with the minimizers and deniers is that...

Problem with the minimizers and deniers is that if they are young and healthy, they will almost certainly be fine, thus “proving” they were right. They will point to the huge numbers of sick (and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

I did my second group ride of the day on Zwift. ...

I did my second group ride of the day on Zwift. This was more fun because it was a meetup for my club and I knew most of the riders. We had voice chat on Discord which allows safe distance...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

One fake miles ride done, one to go. Second one...

One fake miles ride done, one to go. Second one is a “meetup” with clubmates, the leader set the kumbaya option so we all stay together. There will be plenty of trash-talking on Discord so hoping the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

Ok I just did an allegedly D Zwift group ride for...

Ok I just did an allegedly D Zwift group ride for 1 hour. Posted pace was 1.5-2.2w/kg. Should have been easy. It felt harder. My 1 hour average was 2.5 W/kg. Watt the F???
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

I have one of his books from 1988-ish.

I have one of his books from 1988-ish.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

I am my wifeís colorist. Pro tip: before...

I am my wifeís colorist.

Pro tip: before dye, use Vaseline or baby oil and (keep out of her hair!) spread a 2 inch border around hairline on face and ears. Do it now and thank me later.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 03:56 AM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

The one member of the household who is loving the...

The one member of the household who is loving the shelter at home order is Jackie. She is getting much more attention than ever.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 03:53 AM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

Weekend looks like a washout. Cycling plans...

Weekend looks like a washout. Cycling plans include 2 separate Zwift group rides for fake miles today. If tomorrow’s rain is lighter as advertised, I may try to go outside on the rain/beater bike. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 06:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 282
Posted By datlas

Kudos

Kudos
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

IKR He is quite humble but apparently made a...

IKR

He is quite humble but apparently made a fortune when he took his company public. He is now retired and divides his time between cycling, golf, and serving on some boards. Has a house in...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

I survived another day of telemedicine. A few...

I survived another day of telemedicine. A few visits had technical problems and I had to downgrade to phone visits. Phone visits are not as good because you can’t see the patient (one of them had...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

I thought Brownie was doing a GREAT job. ...

I thought Brownie was doing a GREAT job. Tremendous!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

Banned by MTV BITD.

Banned by MTV BITD.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

Super Quality

Super Quality
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

With great power comes great responsibility.

With great power comes great responsibility.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

One for you and one for the cat??

One for you and one for the cat??
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,037
Posted By datlas

Short answer to OP question: yes.

Short answer to OP question: yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

On many levels. Concern about cost AND distance....

On many levels. Concern about cost AND distance. Stay tuned.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 11,395
Views: 163,237
Posted By datlas

Good news/bad news: daughter #2...

Good news/bad news: daughter #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) got accepted to USC.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,824
Posted By datlas

Time to get on Zwift.

Time to get on Zwift.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 03:43 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,824
Posted By datlas

^^ Stay safe. You may be there another month or...

^^ Stay safe. You may be there another month or two.
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