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Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

We are on a 2 day mini-vacation in a state park. ...

We are on a 2 day mini-vacation in a state park. Thatís the sticks.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

Morning view from our cabin. Notice the Saturn...

Morning view from our cabin. Notice the Saturn in the driveway.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 146
Posted By datlas

Straight if possible. Try to rotate forward with...

Straight if possible. Try to rotate forward with your pelvis/hips, not your back.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

Any big plans for your 40k post, Velo Vol? It’s...

Any big plans for your 40k post, Velo Vol? It’s not far off.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

The car or the bike?

The car or the bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

Did the cashier do a double-take at checkout??

Did the cashier do a double-take at checkout??
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

Diagnostic page is blank where back print should...

Diagnostic page is blank where back print should be. Printer head clean utility ran. No change.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

Anyone know printer technology?? Our printer...

Anyone know printer technology?? Our printer won’t print black despite cleaning our printer head with alcohol and putting in new ink cartridge. Colors print ok. Printer is HP-6520 about 3-4 years...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

If you like eggs, I see no problem having more...

If you like eggs, I see no problem having more than one/week.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

Another devil of a Kitty: ...

Another devil of a Kitty:


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Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

This. If you can find the right sheen polish,...

This. If you can find the right sheen polish, you should not need a clear coat.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

Agree. You may want to stabilize/patch with nail...

Agree. You may want to stabilize/patch with nail polish or touch-up paint.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

Print them out and put them in a marigold...

Print them out and put them in a marigold envelope for added awesomeness.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

Hey indyfabz have you ridden through French Creek...

Hey indyfabz have you ridden through French Creek State Park? Mrs datlas and I are going there for 2 nights, we are renting one of their cabins. I am taking the bike with me and hope to get at...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

PM returned. :bday:

PM returned. :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

I am happy to look at it. These are sometimes...

I am happy to look at it. These are sometimes hazy and subjective in their reading, but feel free to PM me the report and I can opine.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

That's about what Zwift estimates mine to be. ...

That's about what Zwift estimates mine to be. You are NOT alone!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

Oh, I can clean some clocks, baby! Thanks...

Oh, I can clean some clocks, baby!

Thanks for that, I feel much better.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

I am not getting to 4 ever. Sad!

I am not getting to 4 ever. Sad!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

You should move to "The Terrace" so you can have...

You should move to "The Terrace" so you can have a zip-line commute!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 08:17 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

Nice picture at the bottom of the screen there. ...

Nice picture at the bottom of the screen there. :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

More snow today, it's supposed to be just a few...

More snow today, it's supposed to be just a few slushy inches. My hope is that this will be the last "snow event" for the winter.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-21, 07:33 PM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

Recumbent is the nuclear option.

Recumbent is the nuclear option.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

The jig is up?

The jig is up?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-21, 08:12 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

It’s warming up here, but risk of icy roads is...

It’s warming up here, but risk of icy roads is still too high. Plan is more fake miles in the dungeon.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-20-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 345
Posted By datlas

I was about to make a snarky comment about the...

I was about to make a snarky comment about the seatpost, but then saw your P.S., so you are aware.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 01:55 PM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

I badly need a real bike ride for my mental...

I badly need a real bike ride for my mental health, but the recent snowstorm and cold temps mean another weekend with fake miles and maybe some XC Skiing for outdoor activity.

Is it spring yet?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 01:37 PM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

Double it up so you have rubber facing outside on...

Double it up so you have rubber facing outside on both sides. Roll/fold starting opposite valve. That way the glue is sticking to itself on the opposite side of the base tape. Secure under saddle...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

You don't go on the roof. The rake handle...

You don't go on the roof. The rake handle telescopes so you do the work from the ground.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

In this case, extra rolling resistance. It's...

In this case, extra rolling resistance. It's whether you consider the marginal gain of less rolling resistance (or air resistance if you are looking at aero) or marginal cost of more.

If you are...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

We do. I think it's also called "roof-raking" it...

We do. I think it's also called "roof-raking" it is done to prevent ice dams.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

Something you Southern Men don't need to worry...

Something you Southern Men don't need to worry about.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5FCcDEA6mY
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 810
Posted By datlas

Start off with shorter rides of 1-2 hours. ...

Start off with shorter rides of 1-2 hours. Remember to stand up for 10 seconds every few minutes.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

I made a deal with Mrs datlas yesterday. I would...

I made a deal with Mrs datlas yesterday. I would snow-blow the driveway if she snow-raked the roof.

This morning I heard the drip-drip of leaking from Hannah’s bedroom. Stupid ice dam. I may...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

When we redid our kitchen about 15 years ago, mrs...

When we redid our kitchen about 15 years ago, mrs datlas specifically said no to a disposal. We compost our kitchen scraps.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

Finished telemedicine and went to try the...

Finished telemedicine and went to try the snowblower. Success! :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

Apparently we won't see the pictures for "weeks."...

Apparently we won't see the pictures for "weeks."

wut
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 278
Posted By datlas

I don't know the details of that trainer but I...

I don't know the details of that trainer but I would hope that if you drop your tire pressure a bit and put bike in your biggest gear, you should get enough resistance.

If you can't, there may be...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

It's 23F outside but precipitation has changed...

It's 23F outside but precipitation has changed from snow to sleet. Heavy!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 10:02 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

Pre-stretch it on an old CLINCHER rim. When...

Pre-stretch it on an old CLINCHER rim. When mounting it use bare feet and hold mounted part of rim with your TOES and pull with your hands to get last bit mounted.

Those are the tips I recall. Of...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

Done for the day? There is a lot more snow...

Done for the day? There is a lot more snow coming, I suspect.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

Jackie photo-bombed my telemedicine visit...

Jackie photo-bombed my telemedicine visit earlier! She has now settled down in front of the heating vent.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

It's about an inch/hour here so far. Very light...

It's about an inch/hour here so far. Very light and fluffy.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 06:13 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

I would love to but have lots of work today...

I would love to but have lots of work today including quite a few telemedicine appointments, first one is at 8AM.

#WFHMeansNoSnowDays
Forum: Road Cycling
02-18-21, 05:27 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

Itís snowing here. I have had enough of winter...

Itís snowing here. I have had enough of winter now.

Updated forecast is 8-12 inches. Looks like I will be testing if the recent snowblower repair job worked.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Portrait orientation lock. Slide finger from...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-21, 09:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,929
Posted By datlas

Kudos for finding a nearly 20 year old thread. ...

Kudos for finding a nearly 20 year old thread.

ps in interest of being helpful, agree bumper should get stem that fits best rather than what was originally specíd, likely 100mm +/- 10mm.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

Not uptight. Not unattractive. ...

Not uptight.
Not unattractive.

https://youtu.be/3973tfsllqw
Forum: Road Cycling
02-17-21, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

Same here, but next snowstorm coming tomorrow. ...

Same here, but next snowstorm coming tomorrow. My office has already decided that tomorrow will be 100% telemedicine/WFH.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-21, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7,320
Views: 107,530
Posted By datlas

So did this guy. RIP ...

So did this guy. RIP



https://youtu.be/uMyCa35_mOg
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