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Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 185
Posted By WhyFi

​​​​​​If you get flats regularly enough that...

​​​​​​If you get flats regularly enough that changing tubes on the side of the road is a pain in your ass, that's the biggest (IMO) benefit to be had. If you're dedicated to chasing marginal gains,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

If by "interesting," you mean, "clenching my...

If by "interesting," you mean, "clenching my sphincter while I try to stay on the road," I'd tend to agree.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

It's fun and it's been good. I hear that there's...

It's fun and it's been good. I hear that there's a bit of a mid-season lull, but I haven't seen it yet.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

And it's not the weekend any more. :mad:

And it's not the weekend any more. :mad:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

Nope. I'm just waiting for the kids to go to bed...

Nope. I'm just waiting for the kids to go to bed so that I can continue on the Season 1 binge of The Umbrella Academy.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 11,724
Posted By WhyFi

If I can be permitted to go off-subject in this...

If I can be permitted to go off-subject in this oh-so-serious thread...

Shortly after reading this comment, I was driving and had someone just in front of me commit one of my pet peeves - a great...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 185
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I remember seeing the rim profile...

Yeah, I remember seeing the rim profile previously and thinking that it looked like a typical tubeless rim bed, but Specialized has said that they're not tubeless and that they don't have the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 185
Posted By WhyFi

Yup, that was my first thought, too.

Yup, that was my first thought, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 11,724
Posted By WhyFi

I think there's just more people of every size on...

I think there's just more people of every size on the road these days.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 11,724
Posted By WhyFi

I've been waiting to pick up some more, but...

I've been waiting to pick up some more, but they're out in a lot of stuff. All of the Core Bibs (Black/Cream, Black and Cargo) are out of stock in my size and my first three or so choices in Core...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 11,724
Posted By WhyFi

I did the same on Saturday and this was with Core...

I did the same on Saturday and this was with Core Bibs and Jersey. For under $200 retail for the both of 'em, I was comfy and looked smashing (;)), so I can't complain.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 185
Posted By WhyFi

So you're saying that this is a new wheelset...

So you're saying that this is a new wheelset that's arriving on the new Tarmacs but they're not the CL or CLX Rapide? Because they've been pretty adamant that those are tube-only and that making them...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

:twitchy: ...

:twitchy:

https://www.instagram.com/p/CDb8b41FxxN/
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

Ha. At least mine was 25 efforts with someone hot...

Ha. At least mine was 25 efforts with someone hot on my heels wheel. :speedy:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

We need a Stuart Smalley/Local Legend meme to be...

We need a Stuart Smalley/Local Legend meme to be cooked up -
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 11,724
Posted By WhyFi

But you may have to **** for a week.

But you may have to **** for a week.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

I understand the itch, but... nope. I'll head out...

I understand the itch, but... nope. I'll head out on a ride if it's dry but there's an 70% chance of rain. I will not leave the house when it's already raining or if significant rain is an absolute...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 286
Views: 11,724
Posted By WhyFi

Speak of the devil - ...

Speak of the devil -

https://www.instagram.com/p/CDcCfaVHIM3/


:twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

You know, I wasn't being *that* serious about...

You know, I wasn't being *that* serious about that probation period thing. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

That reminds me - I got a Local Legend today, so...

That reminds me - I got a Local Legend today, so I've got the palmares to retire on top :bday:

It's a 5 mile section that's on my off-day loop, but it's actually a very heavily traveled corridor,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

Ah, okay. Yeah, if you have two lenses with...

Ah, okay. Yeah, if you have two lenses with similar max magnification, but at significantly different focal lengths, you won't get any closer visually, but you can be further away physically - this...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

Super-zooms, those with a really big field of...

Super-zooms, those with a really big field of view difference between the short and long ends, typically aren't that great optically. They're usually comparatively heavy and expensive, too. Out of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

Ha. I'm not really active on FB any more, I...

Ha. I'm not really active on FB any more, I mostly just post kid pics for the benefit of family members, but every once in a while I get a smile out of the "On this day..." reminders. This was 10...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, that's why issuing banks are usually really...

Yeah, that's why issuing banks are usually really happy when you call them about the test charges. That in mind, I just couldn't understand why she was making the process so painful.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

Lol. Yeah, sounds like you got lucky and had a...

Lol. Yeah, sounds like you got lucky and had a dumb criminal find your wallet.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

That's the word on the street, but tell that to...

That's the word on the street, but tell that to the people that read your book reports. I think they may disagree. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

A couple weeks ago, I got a text that an $8...

A couple weeks ago, I got a text that an $8 purchase had been made in Australia on one of my credit cards. Normally, when you call an issuing bank about something like this, it's bing-bang-boom and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

Also, I don't know if it's going to happen this...

Also, I don't know if it's going to happen this week, but I do want to get in a 200k some time soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

Well, at this rate, all we have to do is 350...

Well, at this rate, all we have to do is 350 miles and we're good - easy peasy.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 11,724
Posted By WhyFi

So your point was that was calling someone a...

So your point was that was calling someone a 'tool' was possibly unleashing venom on the wrong person and you directed that at me, because I said it was 'a bit much,' rather than the person that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 11,724
Posted By WhyFi

So why not quote the person that dubbed the guy a...

So why not quote the person that dubbed the guy a 'tool' rather than quote me?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

I think that Bah Humbug means to unseat me this...

I think that Bah Humbug means to unseat me this week.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 11,724
Posted By WhyFi

Whether or not something is a "genuine viewpoint"...

Whether or not something is a "genuine viewpoint" doesn't excuse it from criticism.

It doesn't have to be one or the other.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

That's odd. For what brewing method? For...

That's odd. For what brewing method? For espresso, I've always heard that you wanted the beans to be 7+ days old to allow for some kind of off-gassing following the roasting process.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 403
Posted By WhyFi

I only learned four years ago, but same...

I only learned four years ago, but same experience - never a lever.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 236
Posted By WhyFi

But, man, do you feel all of the bumps on the...

But, man, do you feel all of the bumps on the road.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

I've come to love the little zipped pocket on the...

I've come to love the little zipped pocket on the Rapha Core jerseys for just this type of thing - fits some cards/cash and a key or two perfectly. I like them so much that I decided against buying a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 11,724
Posted By WhyFi

A social media account that I follow (First We...

A social media account that I follow (First We Feast), mostly for an interview program (Hot Ones), regularly posts some horribly stomach-churning pics of gluttonous creations, like quad burgers...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 236
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah - Automatic is the setting that you use. Are...

Yeah - Automatic is the setting that you use. Are you recording rides using the phone app or a Wahoo head unit? If a head unit, saying that it's "guessing" is shortchanging things a bit - it's using...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

Trending upwards is always nice, though! My...

Trending upwards is always nice, though!

My "goal" for the last handful of years has been 4k, and the last 6 weeks or so has put me pretty far ahead of that pace. The 4k hasn't really been...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, I hit 3k miles YTD this morning. :bday:

Oh, I hit 3k miles YTD this morning. :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 286
Views: 11,724
Posted By WhyFi

The water bottle is an anecdote about a popular...

The water bottle is an anecdote about a popular figure in the sport. It's certainly not an explicit recommendation and I don't see it as an implicit recommendation, either. I guess that I could see...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 236
Posted By WhyFi

Those are some really small tires - must be...

Those are some really small tires - must be awesome for low rotating weight. ;)

I assume that you've got a wheel sensor on the bike, if you're asking about this? Why not just let the Wahoo...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

I wore a vest and gloves this morning. Brr.

I wore a vest and gloves this morning. Brr.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

Re: sore legs mentioned on Strava - an easy ride...

Re: sore legs mentioned on Strava - an easy ride like today is definitely recommended, but I'd also look in to a foam roller. My post-ride stretch and roller routine helps me a lot. Be prepared for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

My son has a chunky Star Wars house key that I'll...

My son has a chunky Star Wars house key that I'll grab on early morning rides; it's big enough that it's easy to locate in my pocket but it doesn't have the bulk of my key set. I'd rather let the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

It was a lil' dark when I set out on the morning...

It was a lil' dark when I set out on the morning ride. I'm chalking up 20% of it to sunrise getting later and the other 80% to cloud cover - it's just too depressing to get behind Vol's heralding of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

Bummer. This is why you hide a house key...

Bummer. This is why you hide a house key someplace outside.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

Too much fancy wine last night? Heal up!

Too much fancy wine last night? Heal up!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 347
Views: 3,908
Posted By WhyFi

You've got time to go out for another sweaty 25....

You've got time to go out for another sweaty 25. That or LAJ could slap down 250 miles worth of rides.
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