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Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 03:27 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

I am willing to try it. With low expectations,...

I am willing to try it. With low expectations, of course.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

Coke with coffee. Anyone try it? ...

Coke with coffee. Anyone try it?

https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/25/business/coke-with-coffee-launch/index.html
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

My wife has perfected the "talking away from me"...

My wife has perfected the "talking away from me" routine. That sounds like Miss Othmar to me now that I am middle aged.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

Huh?

Huh?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 07:04 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

I used Delta-based pedals/cleats for DECADES. I...

I used Delta-based pedals/cleats for DECADES. I finally switched over to the Keo pedals/cleats about 4 years ago. I think the difference is marginal, but mainly I got tired of looking for pedals...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

If your friend does this pretty much every...

If your friend does this pretty much every morning, not a concern. Our bodies become tolerant to the blood pressure effects of caffeine with daily use.

If it's over the top, try not to do this...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

Thread needs more cat content. Jackie is happy...

Thread needs more cat content. Jackie is happy to help.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

Got my fake group ride in. It was advertised as...

Got my fake group ride in. It was advertised as a “recovery” ride but their definition of recovery is not the same as mine. It would have been a hard ride if I stayed with the main group, but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

Not gonna touch that one with a ten foot pole.

Not gonna touch that one with a ten foot pole.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

More fake miles planned for today. Time to think...

More fake miles planned for today. Time to think about wintering in a warmer climate.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 07:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,524
Posted By datlas

Thread is 15 years old, and 62vette has not been...

Thread is 15 years old, and 62vette has not been on the forum for 7 years. I hope someone else can answer your question but donít get your hopes up.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

Yes I also have a medium size TV/Monitor in front...

Yes I also have a medium size TV/Monitor in front of me to watch the game, the MacBook is off to the side.

Zwift plus chat is not for everyone but I really like the social aspect. It makes the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

Chatting with strangers is ok but best chats I...

Chatting with strangers is ok but best chats I have are with my friends, we know each othersí shtick and it adds to the fun. Try it sometime.

BYW I run Discord or Zoom on my iPhone while running...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

A bunch of people I know are doing a...

A bunch of people I know are doing a “recovery/social” Zwift ride and companion Zoom tomorrow. I signed up for it. Since I ride topless, I will not activate my camera for the Zoom conference. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 05:09 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

I hope you donít need it, but if you have any...

I hope you donít need it, but if you have any recurrence they will probably give you Xtandi. Itís a good treatment but $$$$ so make sure you have Medicare part D coverage.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,333
Posted By datlas

Bring patch kit and pump. Flats are the main...

Bring patch kit and pump. Flats are the main mechanical cause for call of shame. And bring a mini tool.

Also eat/drink often. Plan to stop at convenience stores or gas stations. Running out of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

​​​​​​​Next house? Didnít you just move?

​​​​​​​Next house? Didnít you just move?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

I know. But itís the off season.

I know. But itís the off season.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

Yes. https://www.strava.com/activities/4665202620

Yes. https://www.strava.com/activities/4665202620
01-23-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,361
Posted By datlas

1986 Custom Steel “Alpine” road bike with...

1986 Custom Steel “Alpine” road bike with Dura-Ace 7400 groupset. But it’s been relegated to the trainer.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

Hey Velo Vol time to get your crudded handlebars...

Hey Velo Vol time to get your crudded handlebars fixed and get riding again. I see la chica is back in town!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 07:18 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

No. But there was some pre-ride angst. I signed...

No. But there was some pre-ride angst. I signed up for the ride which had a 6:15AM start. I went to the basement 10 minutes early to allow game to update, do a spin down, etc. but could not find...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 06:35 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

Are we going to see your storage junk on one of...

Are we going to see your storage junk on one of those reality TV shows one day?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

Did an early group ride on Zwift. Fake miles...

Did an early group ride on Zwift. Fake miles better than none. Maybe.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

Thatís what happened to me. Not sure you can...

Thatís what happened to me. Not sure you can predict if/when it might change from a local reaction to a systemic one. As above, you may want to ask for an epi-pen or equivalent.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

Unknown. He may want to carry an epi-pen...

Unknown. He may want to carry an epi-pen especially if riding far away from civilization. I still carry one on rides, just in case.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 05:05 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

I am not skinny, I am small-boned.

I am not skinny, I am small-boned.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

I was 144 on the scale this morning. ...

I was 144 on the scale this morning.

#WinterWeight
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

fixed

fixed
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

That is possible. My advice is avoid stings,...

That is possible.

My advice is avoid stings, but if you must get stung, do so near a hospital.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

Probably true. The allergist would only want to...

Probably true. The allergist would only want to give you venom therapy if you had anaphylaxis or an all-body reaction. Trust me, you don't want a systemic reaction.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 12:30 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

I go there two or three times a month. So...

I go there two or three times a month. So decadent, I know.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

Sofritas. It's actually quite good.

Sofritas. It's actually quite good.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

I think Vol is patiently waiting for the return...

I think Vol is patiently waiting for the return of the 7-layer burrito at Taco Hell.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

Not intended that way. The Waltons was a...

Not intended that way.

The Waltons was a popular TV show of the mid 1970's and two of the sons (there were more) had those names.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

Are they named John-boy and Jim-Bob??

Are they named John-boy and Jim-Bob??
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

Do they still do the mountaineer guy with the...

Do they still do the mountaineer guy with the yodeling in the background?? That was my favorite.

My mom took voice lessons from the wife of the actor who played Paul Martin in "All My Children"...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

Moderna.

Moderna.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

I am fine except for a mild lingering tenderness...

I am fine except for a mild lingering tenderness at the injection site. The whole-body symptoms only lasted about 24-36 hours.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

Responses to COVID vaccine #2 are all over the...

Responses to COVID vaccine #2 are all over the map. I was moderatly achey for 24 hours. One of my partners was totally fine, but another was up every 20 minutes with nausea and chills, and one of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

We have unpleasant winter weather forecast for...

We have unpleasant winter weather forecast for the next several days. Ruins my outside riding.

I see some Zwift rides in my future.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

Weekend weather looks cold, plus windy too....

Weekend weather looks cold, plus windy too. Unsure if I will HTFU and ride or play a video game on Zwift. Ordinarily I am gung-ho to ride, but weatherman says Saturday morning temps around 25F and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-21, 09:56 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

I got my second shot, so my immune system is...

I got my second shot, so my immune system is working on it. I believe it may take another 1-2 weeks before I would say I have whatever protection the vaccine offers.

Social distance and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

wut

wut
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 724
Posted By datlas

You would think so. My front chainring did not...

You would think so. My front chainring did not look visibly worn. But it was skipping under load. Skipping under load with a new chain is a good enough metric for ďwornĒ IMO, but I am willing to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

I feel a bit achey and headachey today because of...

I feel a bit achey and headachey today because of yesterday’s shot. So I skipped the ride and snuggled the cat instead.

It seems like a fair trade-off.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

Whatís wrong with Castelli sizing? My beef is...

Whatís wrong with Castelli sizing? My beef is with their price but fit has been good for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-21, 05:48 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

What does one do with a centipede after itís...

What does one do with a centipede after itís claimed?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

Got my second covid shot.

Got my second covid shot.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-21, 03:54 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By datlas

I don't have the patience for this, but there are...

I don't have the patience for this, but there are some cyclists who have cassettes and even chainrings that are for "slightly worn" chains, and as the chain wears they break out the worn gears....and...
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