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Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 558
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, I couldn't tell you - I wouldn't know the...

Oh, I couldn't tell you - I wouldn't know the difference and I haven't looked at them that closely. He bought them used and certainly didn't pay $3k (I want to say he was in the $1000 neighborhood).
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 933
Posted By WhyFi

Was he wearing a jersey with lots of stripes and...

Was he wearing a jersey with lots of stripes and cookies?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 553
Posted By WhyFi

Not to mention LLSmooveLegs

Not to mention LLSmooveLegs
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 558
Posted By WhyFi

I haven't looked at Campagnolo wheel offerings in...

I haven't looked at Campagnolo wheel offerings in a while, so I checked them out. Hard pass. All of their disc options have those silly looking three-spoke clusters with big stretches of barren rim...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 558
Posted By WhyFi

My tri-geek-in-training friend has those on his...

My tri-geek-in-training friend has those on his (wait to it) Kestrel Talon. You'd love it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11,037
Views: 158,976
Posted By WhyFi

My parents seem to be taking it seriously. My...

My parents seem to be taking it seriously. My mother in law in VA, though? Ugh. I mean, she doesn't get out of the house much, as it is, but she's not terribly robust and my wife has been hammering...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 11,037
Views: 158,976
Posted By WhyFi

Short ride through a low-traffic city followed by...

Short ride through a low-traffic city followed by chocolate chip brioche (Aldi, natch) French toast. Hey, I've gotta do something with all of the eggs, milk and bread that we've stockpiled in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 10,020
Posted By WhyFi

It should be, if you're the original owner....

It should be, if you're the original owner. Contact the shop where you bought it.



It happens. Is is common? Ask Trek. People will be all too happy to chime in with their bad experience and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 271
Posted By WhyFi

Fun. It's fun.

Fun. It's fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 11,037
Views: 158,976
Posted By WhyFi

Most of my weekend is going to be washed out too....

Most of my weekend is going to be washed out too. It looks like I've got an hour or two this morning before the rain starts; I'll prolly play it conservative and get back home in time to cook a...
Forum: Foo
03-28-20, 07:09 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 551
Posted By WhyFi

About the dirty, lying liars in Asia that are...

About the dirty, lying liars in Asia that are trying to game the system? Okay.
Forum: Foo
03-27-20, 09:33 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 551
Posted By WhyFi

Did you forget to log out of one of your sock...

Did you forget to log out of one of your sock accounts before replying to the other or something?
Forum: Foo
03-27-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 551
Posted By WhyFi

Because it's wholly uninteresting compared to...

Because it's wholly uninteresting compared to your motivation.



Yeah, because I'm just pulling this out of thin air -
Forum: Foo
03-27-20, 06:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 551
Posted By WhyFi

Ah, so you're concerned about the flip side of...

Ah, so you're concerned about the flip side of that perception: that some undeserving country, particularly those South East Asians, will look less bad and..... what? Rake in all the tourism money...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 243
Posted By WhyFi

​​​​​​It struck me as a high level overview type...

​​​​​​It struck me as a high level overview type of question.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 243
Posted By WhyFi

No. Saddle positing should be set relative to...

No. Saddle positing should be set relative to BB/crankset/pedals. Handlebar position should be set relative to your saddle, not the other way around.
Forum: Foo
03-27-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 551
Posted By WhyFi

So your main concern is perception and that the...

So your main concern is perception and that the numbers might not make the US look like the greatest, bestest, most beautifully wonderful country? Sad. Very sad.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 03:00 PM
Replies: 11,037
Views: 158,976
Posted By WhyFi

Fascinating.

Fascinating.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 370
Posted By WhyFi

Less, but mostly because I got in a fair bit of...

Less, but mostly because I got in a fair bit of riding when my kids were either in school or participating in extracurriculars.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 19,231
Views: 3,991,464
Posted By WhyFi

The Rapha sale (25% off on-bike wear) got me - ...

The Rapha sale (25% off on-bike wear) got me -

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11,037
Views: 158,976
Posted By WhyFi

And did you crack in to that bottle of Kirkland,...

And did you crack in to that bottle of Kirkland, yet?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 11,037
Views: 158,976
Posted By WhyFi

It's just not the same without the samples. You...

It's just not the same without the samples. You can't go home again. *sigh*
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 11,037
Views: 158,976
Posted By WhyFi

No worse that car accidents, evidently....

No worse that car accidents, evidently. :rolleyes:​​​​​​​
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11,037
Views: 158,976
Posted By WhyFi

♫ Hey, y'all - prepare yourself for the Anagram...

♫ Hey, y'all - prepare yourself for the Anagram Man. ♫
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 465
Posted By WhyFi

I also bought from Excel recently, though it was...

I also bought from Excel recently, though it was a frameset and parts (some sourced elsewhere), and I assembled myself. In terms of their customer service, they're great. Very responsive to emails...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,217
Posted By WhyFi

I've been thinking the same thing. I got as far...

I've been thinking the same thing. I got as far as taking out my camera and mounting my Distagon 35/1.4... yeah, that's about the progress I've made.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 11,037
Views: 158,976
Posted By WhyFi

Yup, I need a hit.

Yup, I need a hit.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 11,037
Views: 158,976
Posted By WhyFi

Seems like a great time to take up baking. I'd...

Seems like a great time to take up baking. I'd totally do that if not for these meddling kids.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 11,037
Views: 158,976
Posted By WhyFi

I'm sure it'll be fine - we'll go over it later. ...

I'm sure it'll be fine - we'll go over it later.

Oh, and I've got a plate of leftover lutefisk for you - be sure to grab it on the way out.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11,037
Views: 158,976
Posted By WhyFi

Even some dull Minnesotans misunderstand - it's...

Even some dull Minnesotans misunderstand - it's MN "nice," not "MN nice." One of the key characteristics of MN "nice" is passive-aggressive behavior.

So, in that light, yeah - I'll definitely...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11,037
Views: 158,976
Posted By WhyFi

What do you think this is - Scandinavia?

What do you think this is - Scandinavia?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 11,037
Views: 158,976
Posted By WhyFi

Pfffft - what if I want to set up some backup...

Pfffft - what if I want to set up some backup wheels?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 11,037
Views: 158,976
Posted By WhyFi

In an address yesterday, our Gov said they were...

In an address yesterday, our Gov said they were buying time with our lockdown so that temp facilities could set up in stadiums, etc. Fortunately, MN has Medtronic, 3M and Honeywell, among others,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 11,037
Views: 158,976
Posted By WhyFi

Totally don't need them, but really kinda want...

Totally don't need them, but really kinda want them. New floating Center Lock rotors from Hope, more classically snazzy looking than the Shimano -
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11,037
Views: 158,976
Posted By WhyFi

When it's in the denier's community. Maybe.

When it's in the denier's community. Maybe.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 975
Posted By WhyFi

Man, I hope you're joking.

Man, I hope you're joking.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 11,037
Views: 158,976
Posted By WhyFi

Ha. Speaking of looks on the bike, some kid with...

Ha. Speaking of looks on the bike, some kid with a skate board, maybe 16 years old or so, called out to me when I passed, "I *like* that jacket, man!" He was speaking, of course, about my...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 11,037
Views: 158,976
Posted By WhyFi

I've never seen a higher rate-of-wave than when I...

I've never seen a higher rate-of-wave than when I was out yesterday. I mean, I didn't see a lot of people out riding, but just about everyone riding was more outgoing than usual.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 11,037
Views: 158,976
Posted By WhyFi

For some reason, I imagined this as a little...

For some reason, I imagined this as a little speech, given in front of a small group, and then you singling out someone with, "except you - be careful on that piece of ****."

Makes me lol for...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 494
Posted By WhyFi

:lol: I hope all is well, now.

:lol: I hope all is well, now.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,376
Posted By WhyFi

Most, but not all. BB90, in particular, has few...

Most, but not all. BB90, in particular, has few options because it's pressed directly in to the frame and made with the smaller 24mm spindles in mind, so those two limiting factors back you in to a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,217
Posted By WhyFi

Thanks. The colorway was a small production run...

Thanks. The colorway was a small production run that Excel got their hands on. It's different and the price was certainly right.

The crank was on another bike, one with a paint job that wasn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,376
Posted By WhyFi

1) you're not going to find consensus. 2) the...

1) you're not going to find consensus. 2) the problem with your "all other things ~equal" scenario is that all other things are never equal, so you have to decide how to weight the factors. You. Not...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,376
Posted By WhyFi

You're just trying to start a fight, aren't you? ...

You're just trying to start a fight, aren't you?

On the off chance that this isn't a troll job, I'll say that BB type is a factor, but it's pretty low on the priority list and that none of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 975
Posted By WhyFi

Recreationally, I'm with you, but I would...

Recreationally, I'm with you, but I would consider a utilitarian ebike for grocery/liquor store trips, towing the younger child to preschool, etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11,037
Views: 158,976
Posted By WhyFi

Yup. I prolly exercise for mental health as much...

Yup. I prolly exercise for mental health as much as I do for it for physical health; the benefits are so immediate and less abstract. I'm convinced that half of the world is in a ****ty funk because...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 11,037
Views: 158,976
Posted By WhyFi

Me, too. Now I'm going to seek them out when I'm...

Me, too. Now I'm going to seek them out when I'm making guac or whatever.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11,037
Views: 158,976
Posted By WhyFi

I like all varieties, but I have to be in the...

I like all varieties, but I have to be in the mood for deep dish. Usually, that's when I'm in Chicago or surrounding suburbia. Lou Malnati's is a regular stop.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 10:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,217
Posted By WhyFi

How about high-iron-content-blood-red? ...

How about high-iron-content-blood-red?

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 11,037
Views: 158,976
Posted By WhyFi

I've heard similar recommendations....

I've heard similar recommendations. Un/fortunately, with the kids' school and activities squashed, I don't have time for the 3 - 4 hour rides, anyway. I mean, I guess I could, but that would mean...
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