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Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 92
Posted By Dan333SP

Don't know about Lauderdale, but I'm from Miami...

Don't know about Lauderdale, but I'm from Miami and rode there frequently before moving a few years ago. Drivers are absolutely trash in South Florida, so be prepared to ride extremely defensively....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 12,327
Posted By Dan333SP

+1. If I don't plan on going over 80% of my max...

+1. If I don't plan on going over 80% of my max HR for a ride, it's pretty easy to watch a movie or show at that level of intensity. Any sort of hard efforts and I can't focus on anything except the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,017
Posted By Dan333SP

TIL that Claris now looks exactly like 105....

TIL that Claris now looks exactly like 105. Shimano really is big on the trickle down tech.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 412
Posted By Dan333SP

Do you only ride that Redline downhill in the...

Do you only ride that Redline downhill in the drops? That's what the bar setup looks like it was designed for. I guess if it's a cross race bike, that may make sense? Idk.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,150
Posted By Dan333SP

I have way too many, mostly from the era when I...

I have way too many, mostly from the era when I was trying to decide what works best for me, and it's hard to sell used shoes so they accumulate. Maybe 8 pairs of road shoes? I have one primary,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 12,327
Posted By Dan333SP

Zwift got me through the entire Mandalorian...

Zwift got me through the entire Mandalorian series recently which reignited my decades-dormant scifi nerdery.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 889
Posted By Dan333SP

Coming off a stomach bug that's kept me off the...

Coming off a stomach bug that's kept me off the bike for a while, this just got me pumped up to go ride. Nothing beats that feeling of absolute freedom, you captured it perfectly.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 12,327
Posted By Dan333SP

Same. I've noticed weird behavior with joining...

Same. I've noticed weird behavior with joining events through the companion app where you'll click the + button to join a particular event, but then the join event countdown won't appear on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2,319
Views: 346,634
Posted By Dan333SP

You were just in Mallorca too, no? Would love to...

You were just in Mallorca too, no? Would love to see some empty road photos from there as well!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 12,327
Posted By Dan333SP

I did read on another forum that they hired a...

I did read on another forum that they hired a bunch of new UI designers for the development team at Zwift, so the entire UI should be getting a big update at some point which is much needed. There...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 12,327
Posted By Dan333SP

Discovered a whole new avenue of nerdery for...

Discovered a whole new avenue of nerdery for Zwift use today-

www.zwiftpower.com

Pretty intense system they've created to virtually rank people, which I'm sure will be shredded by the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 496
Posted By Dan333SP

Have you tried restarting Zwift? If my trainer...

Have you tried restarting Zwift? If my trainer gets unplugged during a ride, the variable resistance function goes away and it just stays at a fixed resistance, only way to fix it is ending the ride,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Dan333SP

Yea, the cheapest flights to Gran Canaria seemed...

Yea, the cheapest flights to Gran Canaria seemed to be through Amsterdam on KLM (when looking at Dulles as a departure airport, my closest big international option), which definitely involves a fair...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-06-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Dan333SP

When I was looking, you definitely needed to fly...

When I was looking, you definitely needed to fly to Madrid, London, or Barcelona and then make a connection to the islands. No direct flights from the US mainland, but then again, isn't it the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 305
Posted By Dan333SP

OP- have you considered the Canary Islands as...

OP- have you considered the Canary Islands as well? Was close to booking a trip to Gran Canaria a couple of years ago, appears to offer all the perks of Mallorca with less crowds and warmer weather...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-20, 09:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,402
Posted By Dan333SP

+1 for protecting from sweat. My rear brake was...

+1 for protecting from sweat. My rear brake was behaving poorly recently, realized that the (externally routed) brake cable was badly rusted and gunked up from sweat dripping onto the top tube and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-03-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,977
Posted By Dan333SP

Was in Palm Springs about a year and a half ago...

Was in Palm Springs about a year and a half ago with a rental bike, I wanted to join a few of those group rides but the timing didn't work out. Would love to tag along if we return in the next year...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,766
Posted By Dan333SP

As a fellow 60cm Trek rider, what sort of...

As a fellow 60cm Trek rider, what sort of discount are you talking about with the floor demo models? At some point in the next year I need to get a new bike, and that's an appealing route...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,977
Posted By Dan333SP

This. I will also add that a tip I learned from...

This. I will also add that a tip I learned from the Vegan Cyclist on youtube that actually works is to "dress down" for casual, chill rides. Do it in a t-shirt and running shorts instead of a kit,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 12:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 670
Posted By Dan333SP

Wrong thread.

Wrong thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 670
Posted By Dan333SP

It's too annoying to separate virtual rides from...

It's too annoying to separate virtual rides from real rides in Strava for me, but of the ~6,900 miles I did last year, probably 2,500 were in Zwift thanks to having a baby and losing my morning...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2,319
Views: 346,634
Posted By Dan333SP

Here was my view last week, riding in the Outer...

Here was my view last week, riding in the Outer Banks while with family for the holiday. Pretty much deserted this time of year, which is simultaneously eerie and wonderful. This is from Kitty Hawk....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-19, 03:49 PM
Replies: 2,319
Views: 346,634
Posted By Dan333SP

Lucky duck. I'm sitting here in my office in...

Lucky duck. I'm sitting here in my office in Richmond for the last 7 hours wishing I were "sick" and riding outside in short sleeves.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-19, 02:59 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 25,895
Posted By Dan333SP

I allowed myself a few minutes to check out...

I allowed myself a few minutes to check out cycling options in Cape Town, SA for our trip in September... good god, that place looks like paradise. You can rent some pretty nifty bikes for under...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-19, 02:49 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 25,895
Posted By Dan333SP

They could have at least waited until Friday, not...

They could have at least waited until Friday, not very considerate. How's the resume looking?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 25,895
Posted By Dan333SP

:-/ We do have Wed off, but my bike team...

:-/

We do have Wed off, but my bike team buddies are having a brunch gathering, tbd if I can work that AND a bike ride into my day. Seems like you've had your fill of VA miles anyway!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-19, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 25,895
Posted By Dan333SP

:lol: TM paid full list price for his Patek...

:lol:

TM paid full list price for his Patek Philippe, all TK had to do to get his Rolex was win the 24 hours of Daytona. What a poser.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-19, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 25,895
Posted By Dan333SP

Also for those of you into auto racing (@LAJ) and...

Also for those of you into auto racing (@LAJ) and also cycling, check out the new GCN vid with Tony Kanaan, Indy 500 winner and also super-strong cyclist-
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-30-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 25,895
Posted By Dan333SP

We're back but have an unexpected houseguest, so...

We're back but have an unexpected houseguest, so I'm a bit limited. When do you guys leave? Going to be in town this coming weekend?

If not, I may be taking tomorrow off and could meet up for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-23-19, 03:26 PM
Replies: 1,590
Views: 25,895
Posted By Dan333SP

I know the feeling. Ride on Saturday was my first...

I know the feeling. Ride on Saturday was my first outside ride in 2 months thanks to work and baby. Turns out Zwift has kept me in decent shape as I was able to do my first solo 22 mph ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-19, 01:51 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 12,327
Posted By Dan333SP

Funny, we had a happy hour there with my...

Funny, we had a happy hour there with my company's management team the night before your wife was there. I like the self-serve beer taps, but I can't say I'm super nostalgic for the arcade games. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-19, 01:47 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 12,327
Posted By Dan333SP

Ok, thanks for letting me know you didn't...

Ok, thanks for letting me know you didn't understand the sarcasm of my private debate via PM comment, clears a lot up for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 12,327
Posted By Dan333SP

Thanks! We just moved out to the Short Pump area...

Thanks! We just moved out to the Short Pump area (Godwin HS district), but we've got a long ways before we really even need to worry about that. Who knows, maybe in 15 years we can afford Collegiate?...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,508
Posted By Dan333SP

Check out their sister site Bike Island, it's...

Check out their sister site Bike Island, it's even more dated.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-19-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 723
Posted By Dan333SP

+1. If you're doing workouts and have to...

+1.

If you're doing workouts and have to suddenly dump a bunch of gears to keep your cadence up as you hit a hill, it can be annoying to have a smart trainer. If you just want an immersive...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-19, 12:58 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 12,327
Posted By Dan333SP

If anyone wants Zwift waving etiquette...

If anyone wants Zwift waving etiquette guidelines, please review this thread I was reminded of from a few years back. I've been taking Zwift very seriously since 2016, apparently-
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-19, 12:29 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 12,327
Posted By Dan333SP

Have you told her she needs to vlog every workout...

Have you told her she needs to vlog every workout for the next year or else... ?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-19, 06:21 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 12,327
Posted By Dan333SP

I guess me continuing a discussion and you not...

I guess me continuing a discussion and you not liking it is tripping over myself. Iíve been quite consistent, you just donít like what Iím saying for some reason as you seem to be especially abrasive...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 12,327
Posted By Dan333SP

It's like a SUPERMUP, without the risk of running...

It's like a SUPERMUP, without the risk of running over small children.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-19, 01:53 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 12,327
Posted By Dan333SP

I contextualized it by citing examples of how...

I contextualized it by citing examples of how other sanctioning bodies (FIA) are supporting e-sports in a similar way. I think it's a smart move for them to capitalize on something that could be a...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 12,327
Posted By Dan333SP

You're saying the same thing as me. I haven't...

You're saying the same thing as me. I haven't said the fitness requirements are the same. They are similar in that they require pedaling hard on a bike and recovering quickly. They are disimilar in...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-19, 09:23 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 12,327
Posted By Dan333SP

I'm trying to say it's a legitimate athletic...

I'm trying to say it's a legitimate athletic endeavor, and the fitness requirements are similar to real bike racing. I am not saying it is bike racing, it's virtual bike racing. I don't see why the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-17-19, 09:12 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 12,327
Posted By Dan333SP

I'm sure there are differing power demands in a...

I'm sure there are differing power demands in a P1/2 race versus a similar level race in Zwift because of the drafting and such, I was stating that for me, as someone who is usually just a pack...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,123
Posted By Dan333SP

Not really one ride, more like a few weeks of...

Not really one ride, more like a few weeks of rides, but there was a period from early to late June where I did a BikeMS event one weekend for 175 miles, then rented a road bike in Montreal the...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,922
Posted By Dan333SP

To OP- I'm in a big FB group with about 70k...

To OP- I'm in a big FB group with about 70k members, I see repaired frames for sale there all of the time, here's an example-
...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 12,327
Posted By Dan333SP

Our little one just hit 4 months, so my daily...

Our little one just hit 4 months, so my daily routine is just putting her in a little electric swing thing next to the trainer where she smiles and laughs while she watches me suffer each morning for...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-19, 12:40 PM
Replies: 261
Views: 12,327
Posted By Dan333SP

One thing that may be of interest... I mentioned...

One thing that may be of interest... I mentioned earlier in the thread how Canyon-SRAM have signed a Zwift competition winner to a contract each year since 2016. Although these ladies aren't winning...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 12,327
Posted By Dan333SP

Still haven't figured out the hotkey for a bidon...

Still haven't figured out the hotkey for a bidon flip, or a cinzano. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-19, 10:18 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 12,327
Posted By Dan333SP

As someone that has raced a real bike plenty of...

As someone that has raced a real bike plenty of times, and has now also started racing a virtual bike, I can tell you that the physical load on my body is exactly the same in a virtual race as it...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 659
Posted By Dan333SP

The heavily corroded thing holding your rear...

The heavily corroded thing holding your rear wheel in place.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quick_release_skewer
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