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Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

You could boot it from the inside but my feeling...

You could boot it from the inside but my feeling is that if more than a few cords are cut, itís not a good idea. Itís the cords/casing that give the tire its strength. Thatís why I snicker at...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

It looks like threads are cut. If so, it goes on...

It looks like threads are cut. If so, it goes on the trainer or gets tossed.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

Do you know what caused this? Sideswiped a rock,...

Do you know what caused this? Sideswiped a rock, possibly?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

I have not used the newer Shimano master links,...

I have not used the newer Shimano master links, but most of them you can compress by hand and open them. Or use a needle nose pliers if need be. Give it a try?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 03:46 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 2,625
Posted By datlas

Consensus is that higher PSI "feels" faster...

Consensus is that higher PSI "feels" faster because of high-frequency vibrations transmitted to the rider. But apparently they are not REALLY faster.

At least that's what the experts say. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

I would suggest pics before you do something...

I would suggest pics before you do something drastic. I have mis-fed the chain through the RD cage so that the chain goes outside the cage for a small section, and it makes a very loud noise. That's...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

Just back from a neighborhood walk with mrs...

Just back from a neighborhood walk with mrs datlas. We were walking side-by-side, and after several minutes she said the she had been matching my pace but it was too fast.

I think I half-wheeled...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

You are on top! :bday:

You are on top! :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

Fun fact: -40F = -40C = TFC

Fun fact: -40F = -40C = TFC
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

My group is a bunch of wusses. They all bailed...

My group is a bunch of wusses. They all bailed on me because of a little rain. I did Plan B. #RealMiles
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

Looks wet. Safe trip home!

Looks wet. Safe trip home!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By datlas

Since you can get the 5000 on sale for $35-40 if...

Since you can get the 5000 on sale for $35-40 if you shop around, I would say thatís the likely best you could expect.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 05:16 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

Group ride is on rain delay.

Group ride is on rain delay.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 05:01 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

It’s a wet Saturday morning. I am waiting for my...

It’s a wet Saturday morning. I am waiting for my friends to decide if planned small group ride is on. If it’s off, Plan B is the rain bike on the trail into the city.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 02:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 287
Posted By datlas

NLA = No Longer Available I do see some on...

NLA = No Longer Available

I do see some on EBay but I expect they will become less available over time.

Get the 5000. No-brainer.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

That's actually reasonably healthy. Maybe throw...

That's actually reasonably healthy. Maybe throw a few legumes in it?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

Yes and very useful: ...

Yes and very useful:

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

It feels like Friday. Friday has a feel.

It feels like Friday. Friday has a feel.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

I donít see anything wrong with you.

I donít see anything wrong with you.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

Makes me think of Repo Man. ...

Makes me think of Repo Man.


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Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 241
Posted By datlas

To the naked eye it looks ok to me. You may want...

To the naked eye it looks ok to me. You may want to have someone look at it in person if you have doubts.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

Now I have the theme song from the TV show "The...

Now I have the theme song from the TV show "The Waltons" stuck in my head. Thanks a bunch.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

Is it rough times on Walton's Mountain?

Is it rough times on Walton's Mountain?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

That's not how science works.

That's not how science works.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

It's pretty well established that fatties who...

It's pretty well established that fatties who have their fat around their middle are not as healthy as those who have their fat around their hips or thighs. I don't think it's established that...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

Yes. Did I mention that daughter #1's marching...

Yes. Did I mention that daughter #1's marching band won the Sudler Trophy last year?
Link:https://www.wcupa.edu/communications/newsroom/2019/09.18SudlerTrophy.aspx

#ProudDad...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 05:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 589
Posted By datlas

You sure you don’t want a Domane? Did you go...

You sure you don’t want a Domane?

Did you go on some test rides?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,001
Posted By datlas

I did not get to dissect the under the BB items,...

I did not get to dissect the under the BB items, but best I could tell the wire to the battery went in through the same hole the junction box was attached to. I imagine enough room for both? I know...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,001
Posted By datlas

Minor update. I saw the cyclist with external Di2...

Minor update. I saw the cyclist with external Di2 again today and got a chance to ask how it was done so cleanly.

It turns out she had the battery in the seatpost. Wires from shifters run under...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

Good ride. Hit 7K for the year.

Good ride. Hit 7K for the year.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

Probably does not matter much. You do get better...

Probably does not matter much. You do get better filtration and humidification inhaling through your nose, but I suspect for most situations it does not matter much.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

Understood. He is an interesting guy. I met him...

Understood. He is an interesting guy. I met him while riding bitd at the Hop. He was a brilliant intellect, but had bipolar that was not always well compensated so he would go from brilliance to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 991
Posted By datlas

Agree it’s not for everyone, and that is one...

Agree it’s not for everyone, and that is one reason why I bite my tongue, some cyclists have good reasons for their setup/style.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 04:58 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

Hey MoAlpha I need a sailing consult. A...

Hey MoAlpha I need a sailing consult.

A friend of mine has a sailboat but I believe has fairly limited experience. I know he has sailed some but I think just day trips in the Chesapeake and 20...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 04:09 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

Out on the road today I saw a Deadhead sticker on...

Out on the road today I saw a Deadhead sticker on a Cadillac.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 05:50 PM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

Everyone has a different tolerance for the cold. ...

Everyone has a different tolerance for the cold. I like toe covers for temps 30-40, and save the booties for teens or twenties. So I like both.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

Are you familiar with Koro?? :innocent:

Are you familiar with Koro?? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

Does this involve shrinkage?? It was cold!!

Does this involve shrinkage?? It was cold!!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 12:02 PM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

Creo means "I believe" in Spanish. Believe it or...

Creo means "I believe" in Spanish. Believe it or not!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 405
Posted By datlas

I think it's a good idea. IMO the only...

I think it's a good idea.

IMO the only downside is the "usual" way to rotate tires (replace rear tire when worn and move front to rear, put new one on front) won't work.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 10:37 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

Not LeMond E-Bikes?!? Shocking.

Not LeMond E-Bikes?!? Shocking.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 991
Posted By datlas

ikr? I try to bite my tongue, but whenever I see...

ikr? I try to bite my tongue, but whenever I see a "serious" road cyclist riding with locked arms extended, I want to yell "point those elbows!"

Sigh.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

Ugh. Usually this illness only hits older folks...

Ugh. Usually this illness only hits older folks with not-so-great lungs to begin with. It's a bad bug but I hope he does ok.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

Is that like swapping bikes on a TT from a TT...

Is that like swapping bikes on a TT from a TT bike on the flat to a road bike for the climb?? I saw that the other day.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 07:37 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 05:54 AM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

My cycling friend who has a new electric Porsche...

My cycling friend who has a new electric Porsche tells me it is so quiet that it has a noise-generator.

You may want to look into getting one of these cars if you want it quiet.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 05:41 PM
Replies: 7,167
Views: 95,129
Posted By datlas

Well done. I think I have the correct answer.

Well done. I think I have the correct answer.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 05:40 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 05:39 PM
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