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Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6,535
Views: 86,817
Posted By WhyFi

Packed with my helmet. :thumb:

Packed with my helmet. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6,535
Views: 86,817
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, as are those that do a lot of...

Yeah, as are those that do a lot of charity/organized rides and whatnot. I do maybe one or two rides per year that don't start at my front door (or my in-laws front door), though, so it never gets to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6,535
Views: 86,817
Posted By WhyFi

Also, fuggin' bee sting. :notamused: I was...

Also, fuggin' bee sting. :notamused:

I was hoping that it would be subject to less agitation than the previous sting on my hip, but it continued to swell overnight and get more itchy. Benadryl...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6,535
Views: 86,817
Posted By WhyFi

Destination ride today - I'm not a fan. Driving...

Destination ride today - I'm not a fan. Driving to a ride always gives me anxiety about forgetting something stupid (like my shoes or water bottles or whatever), even if I double-check my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,702
Posted By WhyFi

Justify it for yourself however you'd like, I...

Justify it for yourself however you'd like, I really don't care, but it's still, by definition, incongruous.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6,535
Views: 86,817
Posted By WhyFi

Some ******g people. :notamused:

Some ******g people. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6,535
Views: 86,817
Posted By WhyFi

The anxiety over possible swelling did make me...

The anxiety over possible swelling did make me think of you. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6,535
Views: 86,817
Posted By WhyFi

Bees love me. :notamused: Another ride,...

Bees love me. :notamused:

Another ride, another sting, this time under the chin strap. For the next twenty minutes, I had "is my tongue getting thicker?" repeatedly enter my thoughts. Got hit in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6,535
Views: 86,817
Posted By WhyFi

I have some of that left over from summer...

I have some of that left over from summer margaritas...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,702
Posted By WhyFi

You're thinking of "birthday suit." :p

You're thinking of "birthday suit." :p
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6,535
Views: 86,817
Posted By WhyFi

Kids.

Kids.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,702
Posted By WhyFi

Sure it is. Aero frame, aero wheels, aero helmet,...

Sure it is. Aero frame, aero wheels, aero helmet, parachute bar bag, aero skinsuit - that's incongruous. Varying intensity is normal. Feel free to disagree, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6,535
Views: 86,817
Posted By WhyFi

For Trsnrtr - confirmation that you didn't go...

For Trsnrtr - confirmation that you didn't go wrong is always nice. :p

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HIGdYy5of4
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,702
Posted By WhyFi

Do you ride at the same intensity on 20-mile...

Do you ride at the same intensity on 20-mile rides as you do on 100-mile rides? Of course not. Do you ride at the exact same intensity on a given route every single time you ride that route? Of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,702
Posted By WhyFi

That's not exactly the kind of incongruous bike...

That's not exactly the kind of incongruous bike that the OP is talking about.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,702
Posted By WhyFi

So the same bike on the same course is the same...

So the same bike on the same course is the same kj expenditure every time? And in group rides you don't spend more time or less time at the front depending upon on how gassed or how fresh you are?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 109
Views: 2,702
Posted By WhyFi

Line in the sand, man. The road to flappy jerseys...

Line in the sand, man. The road to flappy jerseys and Camelbacks is paved with good intentions.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 6,535
Views: 86,817
Posted By WhyFi

What booze goes best with espresso? Asking for a...

What booze goes best with espresso? Asking for a friend.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6,535
Views: 86,817
Posted By WhyFi

Time to obstinately drag feet.

Time to obstinately drag feet.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 12,975
Posted By WhyFi

He's clearly Miles Davis - look at the profile...

He's clearly Miles Davis - look at the profile pic.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,098
Posted By WhyFi

Then you haven't thought about it in the rain at...

Then you haven't thought about it in the rain at highway speeds.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,038
Posted By WhyFi

Oh stop....

Oh stop. https://www.velonews.com/gear/technical-faq-carbon-in-the-sun/
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6,535
Views: 86,817
Posted By WhyFi

Oof.

Oof.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6,535
Views: 86,817
Posted By WhyFi

I don't think that, at all. I think that the new...

I don't think that, at all. I think that the new design takes a lot of the persnickety out of setting up and tuning the FD. I mean, I have to reference a manual because it's different from the older...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6,535
Views: 86,817
Posted By WhyFi

No, I think that it was just bandwidth and...

No, I think that it was just bandwidth and annoyance over it getting posted so frequently. It's been a good handful of years, though, and I doubt that most that have joined the forum in the last 5 or...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,702
Posted By WhyFi

Is this you acknowledging that you were wrong or...

Is this you acknowledging that you were wrong or is this you attempting to be cutesy and doubling down on your wrongness?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6,535
Views: 86,817
Posted By WhyFi

Huh - that vid used to be blocked. Not the case...

Huh - that vid used to be blocked. Not the case any more, I guess.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6,535
Views: 86,817
Posted By WhyFi

I think that there's definitely something to be...

I think that there's definitely something to be said about torqueing your way through it, but it really depends. For me, the most frequent shifting is when I'm hanging on to an effort by my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6,535
Views: 86,817
Posted By WhyFi

Performance - it's the name of the game.

Performance - it's the name of the game.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6,535
Views: 86,817
Posted By WhyFi

...and you know, if you had Di2, you wouldn't...

...and you know, if you had Di2, you wouldn't have to wonder - it'd keep track and tell you exactly how much you shift.

:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 19,615
Views: 4,176,052
Posted By WhyFi

Valve stems with flappy bits to keep the tire...

Valve stems with flappy bits to keep the tire inflated during sealant checks - exciting stuff!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 6,535
Views: 86,817
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, I'm sure that I do that, too; I went to the...

Oh, I'm sure that I do that, too; I went to the tight cassette (12-25t) because I'm picky about my torque/cadence at/above threshold, so I shift a lot even if it's relatively flat here.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,098
Posted By WhyFi

Lol - just saw this ad on IG from the same...

Lol - just saw this ad on IG from the same apparel manufacturer as in the OP -

https://www.instagram.com/p/CFPlytQBtTQ/...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 6,535
Views: 86,817
Posted By WhyFi

The Domane chewed up a cable between 7k and 8k...

The Domane chewed up a cable between 7k and 8k miles, but that's the only one I've experienced post-5700.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,702
Posted By WhyFi

So if I ride all-out on a light bike, I'll be...

So if I ride all-out on a light bike, I'll be able to ride all-out-er on a heavier bike?

Again, no one is disputing physics, we're talking about how people ride in the real world with regard to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 12,975
Posted By WhyFi

:foo:

:foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 12,975
Posted By WhyFi

Ah, you've been gone too long and have forgotten...

Ah, you've been gone too long and have forgotten how threads can slide sideways faster than Gatorskins on wet hairpin.

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 12,975
Posted By WhyFi

No - Dwight is a Gatorskins guy if ever there was...

No - Dwight is a Gatorskins guy if ever there was one. FACT.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 12,975
Posted By WhyFi

Yup, I did give you more time and seriousness...

Yup, I did give you more time and seriousness than you deserve - you continued to ignore the FACTS.

https://i.imgur.com/4qAvYw2.gif
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,702
Posted By WhyFi

Should we talk the insult as confirmation that...

Should we talk the insult as confirmation that your wrongness has dawned upon you?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6,535
Views: 86,817
Posted By WhyFi

What's your primary motivation - electronic...

What's your primary motivation - electronic shifting or getting away from the cable-eaters?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 302
Views: 12,975
Posted By WhyFi

We'll call it Team Rational. And...

We'll call it Team Rational.



And you're ignoring the fact that, when moving, the better tire will be moving faster for the same effort, so it really comes down to down-time with flats. Unless...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 12,975
Posted By WhyFi

:foo:

:foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,098
Posted By WhyFi

My favorite is when owners of white, silver, or...

My favorite is when owners of white, silver, or light gray cars drive in the rain without their lights on; damn near invisible in wheel spray on the highway.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6,535
Views: 86,817
Posted By WhyFi

Velo Vol's Acorn Removal Service, "It's a bear of...

Velo Vol's Acorn Removal Service, "It's a bear of a job - let us do it for you!"
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,702
Posted By WhyFi

Most people ride to intensity, whether they're...

Most people ride to intensity, whether they're casual and going by comfort level or whether they're training and going by power output for a given duration. Going to a heavier bike doesn't stretch...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 1,702
Posted By WhyFi

No, not really.

No, not really.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By WhyFi

I haven't ridden the Conti TLs, they're not...

I haven't ridden the Conti TLs, they're not compatible with my new wheels and I always thought the hype over 4Ks was a little overboard, so I wasn't terribly interested in them with my previous...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 6,535
Views: 86,817
Posted By WhyFi

I was surprised to see myself on the podium...

I was surprised to see myself on the podium yesterday. Slow week. I'll probably get in another 100 or so over Sat/Sun. Not sure if I'll get out for a short spin today.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 152
Posted By WhyFi

If I could find them for a decent price, I'd give...

If I could find them for a decent price, I'd give them a whirl (I do have some Zipp wheels, after all), but there are too many excellent tires regularly available at ~$50 and under for me to pay more...
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