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Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 09:08 AM
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Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

Again, I am fairly sure that any of the "entry...

Again, I am fairly sure that any of the "entry level" smart trainers like Kickr SNAP or Magnus are reasonable, you may want to verify they accept 650b wheels but I suspect they all do.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 07:47 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

If you want to have the full interactive...

If you want to have the full interactive experience and have Zwift etc. control your trainer, you are looking at the entry-level wheel-on smart trainers. Last I checked you have several good choices...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 07:27 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

I think those are attainable goals. ...

I think those are attainable goals.

Budget???
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 07:08 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

Thanks. I won't bite off more than I can chew.

Thanks. I won't bite off more than I can chew.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 07:02 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

I think the main drawback to the wheel-on trainer...

I think the main drawback to the wheel-on trainer has to be tire wear. Luckily, I have my old 1986 steel bike as a dedicated trainer bike that has not been on the road for a few years, and it has an...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

Maybe. The Zwift experience is enhanced when the...

Maybe. The Zwift experience is enhanced when the TRAINER changes resistance for hills, drafting, etc...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

Does anyone know how to do nested-multi quote?? ...

Does anyone know how to do nested-multi quote?? I have seen it done but don't know how.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

Agree with WhyFi. Done to show off multi-quote...

Agree with WhyFi. Done to show off multi-quote skilz.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

Hey MoAlpha, I did a decent amount of research on...

Hey MoAlpha, I did a decent amount of research on Smart Trainers before making my purchase. Best resource is DCRainmaker, he comes out with an annual trainer review every fall. If you are in no...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 06:34 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

My trainer gets used from November through March,...

My trainer gets used from November through March, but only when road conditions prevent regular rides. So maybe twice/week for 5 months. I don't even keep my Zwift account active during for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

Too soon?

Too soon?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 04:15 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

I have a Kickr Snap. It does what itís supposed...

I have a Kickr Snap. It does what itís supposed to.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 24,490
Posted By datlas

twss

twss
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 06:30 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,067
Posted By datlas

Several riders in my club ride Seven bikes. Some...

Several riders in my club ride Seven bikes. Some are Ti and some are mostly crabon with Ti accents.

I joke with them that Seven is the cost of the bike, but itís pretty close to the mark.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 341
Views: 24,490
Posted By datlas

Was it all just a dream??

Was it all just a dream??
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

You keep a spare tubular on you (traditionally...

You keep a spare tubular on you (traditionally under the saddle tied to the rails with an old toe strap, extra credit if Christophe), there should be enough glue residue on the rim to get you home.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

I still have my high school sense of humor. ...

I still have my high school sense of humor.

Wait, maybe I have my MIDDLE SCHOOL sense of humor. That's what my wife and kids tell me.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

I miss the running too. Every 6 months or so, I...

I miss the running too. Every 6 months or so, I pick it up again for a couple weeks until my body reminds me to stop.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

Still too fat for this sport? We can have an...

Still too fat for this sport? We can have an addiction contest to see who has lowest BMI....I believe mine is currently 19.0, but when doing tris a few years ago was as low as 18.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

With stars in his eyes? Or singing I love rock n...

With stars in his eyes? Or singing I love rock n roll??
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,067
Posted By datlas

Agree. Never say never, but I don't see CF...

Agree.

Never say never, but I don't see CF taking over the entry-level and big-box store bicycle market any time soon. Given need for durability and low cost, it's going to be steel and aluminum...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 05:58 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,067
Posted By datlas

I looked up Cerakote. Seems to be big in the...

I looked up Cerakote. Seems to be big in the kitten community.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 04:52 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

I believe he is talking about pre-stretching...

I believe he is talking about pre-stretching before mounting.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 03:55 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

More storms coming through!

More storms coming through!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

I did not google but am guessing they may go...

I did not google but am guessing they may go through a vending machine and give you credit but also come back through the return slot?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

Just pulled 4 peaches off the tree. So sweet! ...

Just pulled 4 peaches off the tree. So sweet!

Most are about 2-3 days from peak ripeness so this weekend should be super peachy!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

I donít recall that. But I do recall scouring my...

I donít recall that. But I do recall scouring my change for wheatie pennies (pre 1959) and silver dimes/quarters (pre 1965) back in the 1970ís.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 979
Posted By datlas

Agree. But itís a free country so OP can try and...

Agree. But itís a free country so OP can try and reach his own conclusions.

There is a reason why really good, gently used tubular wheelsets can be found for cheap.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

Got it. Makes sense. Do people even...

Got it. Makes sense.

Do people even remember cut-out records? :50:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

I notice the ear. Does that mean you got him...

I notice the ear. Does that mean you got him from the cut-out bin at the record store?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 676
Posted By datlas

Kudos. Most motorists are reasonably patient...

Kudos.

Most motorists are reasonably patient and respectful. IMO only 1% might be French Showers. Problem is that on a given ride you may interact with 100+ cars so more likely than not to have...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

+1 Here are Heidi and Jackie. ...

+1

Here are Heidi and Jackie.

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/e6cb43ab_2619_4a48_ba56_48cd76b01714_754ddcf31f10703706f5f066d9c0646e200c20b2.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

BITD I did that. Had an old clincher rim...

BITD I did that. Had an old clincher rim dedicated to stretching a tubular.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

Time to ride.

Time to ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 04:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,361
Posted By datlas

Agree. But I also wonder how much of that...

Agree.

But I also wonder how much of that $80 goes to the cause, and how much goes towards expenses. I imagine itís all over the map.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

Liked

Liked
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 345
Posted By datlas

Only if you have crabon fiber bars.

Only if you have crabon fiber bars.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

Good thing you got the windshield wipers fixed!

Good thing you got the windshield wipers fixed!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

Thanks for NOT posting a pic.

Thanks for NOT posting a pic.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 06:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By datlas

Only if you have disc brakes, right?? :innocent:

Only if you have disc brakes, right?? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

:bday:

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

Hot. A/C not working?

Hot.

A/C not working?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 06:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By datlas

Understood. When we do "family" vacations, I...

Understood. When we do "family" vacations, I typically try to find some cycling to do, ideally first thing in the morning while the rest of the family sleeps.

Maybe next time you visit you can...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

Understood. This nostrum (love that term!)...

Understood. This nostrum (love that term!) promises to work against these overuse cramps.

I have not tried it, and am always skeptical, but also open-minded.

Any thoughts??

HOTSHOT |...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 361
Posted By datlas

Nice pics, but as a cyclist why did you visit...

Nice pics, but as a cyclist why did you visit there and NOT ride up it?!?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

Cures all by making you care about nothing? ...

Cures all by making you care about nothing? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

Hey MoAlpha, did you see my cramp posting...

Hey MoAlpha, did you see my cramp posting earlier? I am confident that the cramps I get periodically (including yesterday) are what they classify as "muscle fatigue" cramps. I kinda DON'T think...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

I just checked his status. He finished the swim...

I just checked his status. He finished the swim and bike. Now slightly more than halfway done with the stupid part. His pace is slowing but I expect he will still finish with a respectable time.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

Kudos

Kudos
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By datlas

I remember you. Nice of you to pop in. How's...

I remember you. Nice of you to pop in. How's life?

I can't comment on your question specifically, but if it ain't broke, don't fix it. :50:
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