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Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 09:29 PM
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Posted By kissTheApex

I知 keeping my X45 under wraps lest it goes...

I知 keeping my X45 under wraps lest it goes victim to two running cats and/or two fighting kids.

Why do tomorrow, what you can do in seven years?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

SRM SPD? Oh I know all about that...

SRM SPD?



Oh I know all about that addiction. :rolleyes:

...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-21, 04:54 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

I keep checking 3080 availability to start a VR...

I keep checking 3080 availability to start a VR ready build as well. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

But do you have a dedicated room in the house...

But do you have a dedicated room in the house with a Beowulf Cluster in it? Preferably with its own specialized crack AC system... :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

Right, now I have 7 or 8 mm periscope and I think...

Right, now I have 7 or 8 mm periscope and I think I値l go at the very least 5 more mms, so if I can稚 get to it before riding weather, it will be a horribly offensive periscope:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

funny you should say that.. I was working at...

funny you should say that..

I was working at a diving center back in Turkey for the summer, perhaps 4-5 years after Glasnost where more and more Russian tourists were starting to vacation out of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

Ha! Who woulda thunk it?

Ha! Who woulda thunk it?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

Correction, only a two hands full countries use...

Correction, only a two hands full countries use Fahrenheit as their temperature scale, so most of the world uses Celsius.

at least, US Survey Feet is on its way out (by Sept 2022), so all of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 10:44 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

I知 sure at some point I値l say 兎nough of this...

I知 sure at some point I値l say 兎nough of this and press the order button on the CNC machine. No more 鍍ake this, and slap it to that, yeah it might work if only it was for the thingamajig that...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

Soooo familiar :roflmao2: :thumb: LWWS...

Soooo familiar :roflmao2:

:thumb:
LWWS sent me a discount coupon for getting olderer, perhaps I should pay them a visit.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 06:47 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

id like to try discord for some of the rides, but...

id like to try discord for some of the rides, but the garage gets spotty wireless so much so that phone usually drops off on the companion app, I知 ascared that if I put discord on top of Zwift, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 06:32 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

Doh, way to many 8s in the post. That was...

Doh, way to many 8s in the post. That was supposed to be “#8 jointer plane”.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

Grats on the TS! and coping sled looks friggin...

Grats on the TS! and coping sled looks friggin awesome. Sometimes, I like thinking and working on the jigs so much that it can become a rabbit hole for me.

BTW, what brand is the router table?...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

It definitely seems to be the case, heck, the...

It definitely seems to be the case, heck, the person I purchased the drill press gave me a craftsman 6 benchtop jointer (sans the motor), all cast and milled iron from 60ies for free. The sucker...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

Just the jointer. Building guitars, I hardly need...

Just the jointer. Building guitars, I hardly need any joint wider than 2, and was looking for a smaller one, but how is one to resist an 8 jet jointer for that price?

dewalt痴 13 planer comes...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

craigslist got me half towards that (still an 8...

craigslist got me half towards that (still an 8 Jet, but not as fancy as you linked) for $175. Worth considering ;)

I keep going over the diy drum sander plans I have but not sure when I壇 get...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

I知 pudgier and shorter. Going through a plateau...

I知 pudgier and shorter. Going through a plateau of weight loss the last week or so, so I知 not in the best of moods.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

a. I can relate. If I知 within 15 minutes of a...

a. I can relate. If I知 within 15 minutes of a ride I start getting :twitchy: in case my gear has walked away from their designated spots. Good thing the trainer doesn稚 need calibration.

b....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

Dear Uncle PCad... RIP indeed.

Dear Uncle PCad...

RIP indeed.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

yeh. That would be grounds for relocating.

yeh. That would be grounds for relocating.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

典o finish first, first you have to finish. JYS

典o finish first, first you have to finish. JYS
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 04:51 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

Sounds exactly like the very first shop ride I...

Sounds exactly like the very first shop ride I went to. Large group, getting ready to start, and the ride leader goes

屠ust for newcomers, we are safe and stop at every stop sign, every red light,...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

Pretty much why I知 trying to fly under the radar...

Pretty much why I知 trying to fly under the radar without much success. I do wake up at 4:45-5:00am, but I do have a ~10 miles commute.

* I get up a bit earlier than that when morning weather is...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

In our nation痴 Capitol, serious cyclists...

In our nation痴 Capitol, serious cyclists practice their drafting skills on unsuspecting commuters and kids on fixies with music blaring out of their Bluetooth speakers.



I believe that痴 only...
01-17-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 491
Posted By kissTheApex

I save the bikes under “gears”, and after a ride...

I save the bikes under “gears”, and after a ride when I view the activity on garmin connect, I add the gears to the activity. I wish it has nested gears (as in when you “add” the bike to the activity...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

Thanks to datlas’s chain direction warning, and...

Thanks to datlas’s chain direction warning, and rjones28’s break-the-connecting-pin tip, replacing the chain went without a hitch. In fact, the hardest part was breaking the old chain. :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

Like the local club racing in Finland. If I...

Like the local club racing in Finland. If I remember correctly, no car can be sold for more than 500 euros, and if anyone in the race wants anybody else痴 car, the owner cannot say s/he won稚 sell..
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

Hi Seeds!

Hi Seeds!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

Shimano 11s chains do not even come with one!...

Shimano 11s chains do not even come with one! Knowing/learning that, I ordered a pack of 3 connecting pins some time ago, then when it was time to order the chain, I found a seller that bundles one...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

I agree. I was in a rush when I ordered and...

I agree. I was in a rush when I ordered and didn稚 realize the chain came with the pins, so now that I have them, I壇 rather use them.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

Doh! I didn稚 think it would be that easy.

Doh! I didn稚 think it would be that easy.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

Blasphemy!

Blasphemy!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

Not sure how to do it with the chain breaker. The...

Not sure how to do it with the chain breaker. The one I have is quite basic :foo:

You know you池e talking to a #cheapskate, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

No reason at all. I have both the pins and the...

No reason at all. I have both the pins and the quick-link. I just wanted to keep the quick-link in the saddle bag in the 1 in a billion chance that my guads ever developed beyond sticks and snapped a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

I have a chain tool. I was talking about...

I have a chain tool.

I was talking about this https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00XCZB16C/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1.

The interwebs say I should use regular pliers and it...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

Man I知 too set on my old ways. Still (trying) to...

Man I知 too set on my old ways. Still (trying) to use the bb markup shorthands from the early aughties. :foo: :bang:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 07:59 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

Let me tell you after this weekend. First time...

Let me tell you after this weekend. First time replacing the chain, so I was thinking I should get out the most simplistic error out of the way :innocent:

I still don稚 know what tool to use to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

Why is it that every time I come back and click...

Why is it that every time I come back and click “View first unread”, it takes me at least 2-3 pages back and I have to scroll all the way down again? :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-21, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

Enabler alert!

Enabler alert!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-21, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

my previous pair was about 11 years old, so I was...

my previous pair was about 11 years old, so I was due a pair. Let痴 see how long these would last. My first pair with boa-like enclosure, so I知 interested to see if they provide a bit more...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

The replacement shoes are here. Plus, the price...

The replacement shoes are here. Plus, the price had been discounted another $25 between the time I got the previous pair and these, so more savings..

yes, I agree. there’s no place like home.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-21, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

what an asshat!

what an asshat!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-21, 12:52 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

Speaking of chain replacements, I’m getting ready...

Speaking of chain replacements, I’m getting ready to replace the chain (on usps’s mercy for when I can of course).

I have hollow pins, and the chain I ordered comes with a master/quick link. My...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

I knew which one Daisy was, before reading;) She...

I knew which one Daisy was, before reading;) She looks quite the dame indeed. How tall is she?As I mentioned some time ago, I壇 love to have a Kangal at some point, but with my urban 0.13 acres (with...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

Or perhaps Corn? ...

Or perhaps Corn?


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Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

Radish? ...

Radish?
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Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-21, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

I don稚 think I will ever understand how to use...

I don稚 think I will ever understand how to use it, but the lure of extra data appeals to my err, vanity for lack of a better term.


Been there, done that half way thru a commute 5-6 years ago....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

Does it work independent of Strava? I remember...

Does it work independent of Strava? I remember checking it the first time you mentioned it, but somehow remember it relying on Strava to work. I do have a Strava account but being a general all...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

Alas, fake mileagery for me too. 28F is a bit too...

Alas, fake mileagery for me too. 28F is a bit too cold for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-07-21, 09:24 PM
Replies: 3,388
Views: 47,609
Posted By kissTheApex

well. Those prices are more palatable, and...

well. Those prices are more palatable, and reasonable. The other place is charging double to triple for comparable boards.
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