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Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

No, just to the stops where it enters the DT. ...

No, just to the stops where it enters the DT.



Yeah, that's what I did when I re-cabled the Domane, should be similarly easy with the R3; it's a pretty short, direct run to the bottom of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By WhyFi

Pretty self-explanatory, no? I took a cut too...

Pretty self-explanatory, no? I took a cut too large to seal on its own but not large enough to warrant a boot. They're rare (at least for me), but they happen. Most recently, the plug blew out of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

Did I miss it - whatcha workin' on?

Did I miss it - whatcha workin' on?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 563
Posted By WhyFi

Get one.

Get one.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 563
Posted By WhyFi

Oooooh - your Garmin isn't including zeros, is it?

Oooooh - your Garmin isn't including zeros, is it?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 563
Posted By WhyFi

Either you're mistaken or you have something...

Either you're mistaken or you have something really wonky with your set-up. If you have power data, Strava uses it and doesn't bother with the estimates -
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

When you do - Bontrager Grippytack is great and...

When you do - Bontrager Grippytack is great and readily available.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

IOW, 40% of your KOMs are dumb.

IOW, 40% of your KOMs are dumb.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

For what? Fishing cables/lines through the frame?...

For what? Fishing cables/lines through the frame? I just use a strong magnet and a little bit of metal tied to some dental floss. Easy.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 563
Posted By WhyFi

What? I don't understand half of what you're...

What? I don't understand half of what you're trying to say, but power data is recorded for the entire ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

Technology is hard.

Technology is hard.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 188
Posted By WhyFi

I carry both.

I carry both.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

Have you reached the point where you would buy a...

Have you reached the point where you would buy a new one immediately if it were lost? If so, how many rides did that take? I think that I reached that point within a few rides. Going on a road ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I'm about 185. I'm sure that I could...

Yeah, I'm about 185. I'm sure that I could manage, I just need the gearing and, maybe the most difficult part, I'd have to get comfortable with going slow.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

Lake Superior.

Lake Superior.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

And here I thought I was the only one that...

And here I thought I was the only one that suffered from that. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

Garmin now has a radar unit without a light -...

Garmin now has a radar unit without a light - that makes it a little more viable to pair with a light/camera combo unit. Then again, the changing flashing pattern for approaching vehicles is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

It doesn't affect the battery life of my Wahoo at...

It doesn't affect the battery life of my Wahoo at all. I think that the problem with Garmin units was linked to the backlight - it would kick the light on when a vehicle was being tracked. Not sure...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

Taking a short family trip. Visited a state park...

Taking a short family trip. Visited a state park along the north shore, including a hike to the top of a cliff overlooking the lake. The fog hiding the drop did nothing to ease the amount of 'nope'...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 309
Posted By WhyFi

Yup. You can either select the route from your...

Yup. You can either select the route from your Wahoo or from the Wahoo Element companion app.

Oh, to be clear, though - it's not giving spoken turn instructions; it's beeping at you when a turn...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 309
Posted By WhyFi

No. I never run RwGPS on a ride. I simply create...

No. I never run RwGPS on a ride. I simply create routes with RwGPS on the computer and have my Wahoo and RwGPS accounts linked; the created routes will migrate over to the Wahoo.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

Honestly, I'm not even sure what gearing combo...

Honestly, I'm not even sure what gearing combo I'd need - I can't even think of an 8% that I'm familiar with. We do have some hills in the area that are ~11%, but they're so short that they're done...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

Hmmmm... If I find a gear combo that I can...

Hmmmm... If I find a gear combo that I can sustain on 8%, then the challenge becomes keeping the bike upright at such low speeds.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

That's what my dad and uncle ended up doing.

That's what my dad and uncle ended up doing.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

Until social media starts fact-checking you. Very...

Until social media starts fact-checking you. Very sad!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

I'm bummed - I was wondering what noon on...

I'm bummed - I was wondering what noon on Thursday was lookin' like. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

These were some kids from down the block -...

These were some kids from down the block - they're friends with the boy next door. Not a damn one of them seems to have practiced any kind of social distancing at any point during the lockdown, not...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

Ugh, I literally had to tell some kids to get off...

Ugh, I literally had to tell some kids to get off my lawn. :50:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

Ah - no, I'm not seeing ads, per se. These are...

Ah - no, I'm not seeing ads, per se. These are fashion articles that are popping up in my news feed, presumably because of searches/browsing history for cycling specific clothing.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19,470
Views: 4,101,443
Posted By WhyFi

I've got some Lake 237s - they're fantastic and...

I've got some Lake 237s - they're fantastic and they've been very popular for Lake - and the 238s are supposedly built upon them with a handful of small improvements, so they should be winners,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

No - it's been women's. I don't think that it's a...

No - it's been women's. I don't think that it's a thing for men... but what would I know?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I know. Doesn't make sense to me, either. I...

Yeah, I know. Doesn't make sense to me, either. I do wonder if these actually have a chamois in place, but I don't want to delve any deeper and provoke the search engine gods.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

Sometimes, the algorithms get it wrong. Lately,...

Sometimes, the algorithms get it wrong. Lately, the Google feed has been pushing the cycling-shorts-as-leisure-wear trend on me. :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 922
Posted By WhyFi

Wow - that's a lot of slap. Throw a protector on...

Wow - that's a lot of slap. Throw a protector on there if you haven't already... and not one of the clear ones - that ship has sailed.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

Be strong, like me - don't give in to the...

Be strong, like me - don't give in to the temptation of something wholly unnecessary like a modestly improved wheelset.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

Eesh. :(

Eesh. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

On my "work" days, I only plan on an hour before...

On my "work" days, I only plan on an hour before the natives get restless. I might be able to get in 30 miles if I actually get out of the door by 5:30 and decide to ride at a faster-than-recovery...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

The guy that runs that law firm?

The guy that runs that law firm?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 05:59 AM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

Ick. It's thick out there. Got back from the easy...

Ick. It's thick out there. Got back from the easy morning ride and I'm still sweaty - 70 and (I would have to assume) 100%+ RH will do that, I guess.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

Do you like that more than the Evade? My Propero...

Do you like that more than the Evade? My Propero is still in good shape, but I kind of want something more betterer.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,564
Posted By WhyFi

I guess I just don't understand the obsession...

I guess I just don't understand the obsession with precise tracking of gear mileage.

Are people really swapping brake pads at mile 2872 because that's how long their previous set lasted? Or riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

That's ****ed up but, from a practical...

That's ****ed up but, from a practical perspective, what weight does that really carry? Carry through with the interview and consider it an endorsement that the (slightly deranged) ex-employer that...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 11:24 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 14,356
Posted By WhyFi

The 28s are certainly wider on the 303S vs the...

The 28s are certainly wider on the 303S vs the Assaults, but I haven't measured them yet. They feel pretty damn good at ~62/65psi.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 08:43 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,564
Posted By WhyFi

I think that I've been tracking components for a...

I think that I've been tracking components for a year or so. I'll probably continue to track tires - I've been trying different brands/models and want to have an idea of how they last - but I don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

It's a one-way ride, so the wife would need to...

It's a one-way ride, so the wife would need to drive the kids and baggage and meet me at the destination. She's not terribly fond of driving, doubly so when she'd also need to manage the kids by...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 07:24 AM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

At one point earlier in the year, I had decided...

At one point earlier in the year, I had decided that I really wanted to train that peak power and crush the souls of my club mates on those town sign sprints. Then covid happened and I've somehow...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

Look forward to hearing what you think of them. ...

Look forward to hearing what you think of them.

....but this wifi person is going to eventually log in and wonder why people are tagging him/her. :lol:

Oh, and Addix. Axxis sounds a little......
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

:twitchy:

:twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 11,796
Views: 204,302
Posted By WhyFi

No, I've definitely seen it in other places. Did...

No, I've definitely seen it in other places. Did a quick search online, and it's been noted by others. Evidently has to do with the vendor that supplies the data - the mobile home parks are...
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