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Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-19, 06:05 PM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

Oblivion was in the Windows XP days, geez. ...

Oblivion was in the Windows XP days, geez.

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-19, 05:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 303
Posted By WhyFi

I think that most people are using sealant in...

I think that most people are using sealant in their tubeless tires, so I don't find it all that odd.

In any event, 3oz is a lot - it's about twice what I'd use in my 28mm tires, so you can...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-19, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 203
Posted By WhyFi

Looks like 100%.

Looks like 100%.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-19, 05:32 PM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

Well, I was referring to today, of course, though...

Well, I was referring to today, of course, though I wish that I could get out as regularly as you. :p
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

Ha - I thought that you were making a suggestion...

Ha - I thought that you were making a suggestion to me. :o
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-19, 11:30 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

Pffft - my Strava avatar scoffs in your general...

Pffft - my Strava avatar scoffs in your general direction.

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-19, 06:04 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

Yesterday was a beautiful fall day... well,...

Yesterday was a beautiful fall day... well, except for the morning, which is when I would usually ride. Instead, it was pretty much family time all day. It was great, but I was still a little...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-19, 06:00 PM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

It's very rare that I have a problem with voice...

It's very rare that I have a problem with voice searches (or any related navigation) with my phone in the car. Are you saying that the car-based systems that much worse with voice recognition and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-19, 03:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,117
Posted By WhyFi

Just venturing a wild guess: being able to plan a...

Just venturing a wild guess: being able to plan a route in the field is a non-concern for many and there are a lot of other benefits to having a dedicated device that they find to be more important?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-19, 12:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,536
Posted By WhyFi

Core tights, no pad (discontinued, bought via...

Core tights, no pad (discontinued, bought via Archive Sale). Yes, over bibs. I don't yet have regular Rapha bibs to compare them to, so I don't know if the sizing differs, but by measurements, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-19, 11:22 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

Not quite a kudo, but offers good BftB.

Not quite a kudo, but offers good BftB.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,536
Posted By WhyFi

Everything arrived. The gloves are very...

Everything arrived.

The gloves are very nice, though I'm glad that I got them at 50% off; I wouldn't begrudge anyone buying them at full price ($110, I think), but I don't think that I'd pay that...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

Time to hang up the cleats, Pepe.

Time to hang up the cleats, Pepe.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

Did the kid wave?

Did the kid wave?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-19, 07:01 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

I usually like to get out on a ride as early as I...

I usually like to get out on a ride as early as I can on the weekends, but it looks like there's a line of rain moving through soon. In addition, it looks like sunny and 60 at around the girl's nap...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,117
Posted By WhyFi

I'll echo what some of the others have said - I...

I'll echo what some of the others have said - I use the free account to plan routes so that I can have turn-by-turn on my device (Wahoo Bolt), but I don't use it beyond that.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

I think it's the shock of learning that the...

I think it's the shock of learning that the Marigold Jacket is actually a cycling-specific garment. After the Awesome Shovel let-down, I was prepared for more disappointment, but kudus to you!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-19, 06:00 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

I'm not an expert, but I don't think that it's...

I'm not an expert, but I don't think that it's supposed to look like that.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-19, 05:59 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

Count your blessings?

Count your blessings?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,536
Posted By WhyFi

That's interesting to hear about the cut of Core...

That's interesting to hear about the cut of Core vs Brevet and Classic - I'll have to keep that in mind in the Spring (or if some stuff pops up on sale over the winter). FWIW, I poached some archive...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I think that I'd have a hard time adjusting...

Yeah, I think that I'd have a hard time adjusting to that.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 03:09 PM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, but it almost seems like a trap.

Yeah, but it almost seems like a trap.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

This might not be the year to play that game.

This might not be the year to play that game.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 11:39 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

The next bike might very well be a fattie. The...

The next bike might very well be a fattie. The guys keep bugging me to get one and the wife wonders why I don't have one already.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 11:38 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

You're one year older than the code for the :50:...

You're one year older than the code for the :50: Whoa.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

Heaven forbid! What will you wring your hands...

Heaven forbid! What will you wring your hands over next? This is why I keep rotation of hobbies - to keep the hands a wringin'.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 09:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 542
Posted By WhyFi

This is what I need to do. I found out about the...

This is what I need to do. I found out about the Strava news a month ago when I tried to pair my sensors in the app as a fall-back when/if my Bolt runs out of juice (for some reason, my auto-off...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 09:25 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

Wife got her flu shot a couple weeks ago and I...

Wife got her flu shot a couple weeks ago and I took the kids for their shots yesterday; I need to make an appointment for myself before I forget again.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 09:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 205
Posted By WhyFi

Not sure if you can prioritize within the Bolt....

Not sure if you can prioritize within the Bolt. You could check your power meter and see if you can turn off the BT transmission, though; I know that I can with my P2M. What power meter do you have?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 08:54 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

Uh huh, that's what they all say.

Uh huh, that's what they all say.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 205
Posted By WhyFi

Are you sure? If it's detecting your meter, I...

Are you sure? If it's detecting your meter, I think that it'll say 0 (at least in the 3 sec power field), rather than N/A. I'd have to check to be certain, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 542
Posted By WhyFi

They made this move months back - I'm not sure...

They made this move months back - I'm not sure why the news is suddenly gaining traction.

In any event, they're just removing the ability to pair with external sensors when you're recording your...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 205
Posted By WhyFi

I thought that that's all that RideSense was -...

I thought that that's all that RideSense was - speed and cadence - and that they offered power via the Power Pro cranksets?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

Unfortunate, but true.

Unfortunate, but true.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

$2k is about where I end up each time, too,...

$2k is about where I end up each time, too, either with disc (where I can use my Assaults but the frame and group is more expensive) or with rim (where I need to purchase new wheels). $2k is still a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

That's mighty hardy! For a long time, I used to...

That's mighty hardy! For a long time, I used to throw in the towel at about 20, for both commutes (when I was still in NY) and recreation. I tend to go a little lower than that these days, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 06:26 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

It seems like the first cold ride each fall...

It seems like the first cold ride each fall leaves me thinking, "why am I doing this? This is dumb." Then I let one or two riding opportunities pass, because of the chill. Then I get cranky at being...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 06:15 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

Well, well, well - Michelin has finally decided...

Well, well, well - Michelin has finally decided to join the road tubeless party! (https://road.cc/content/tech-news/267234-michelin-power-road-tubeless-tyres-first-ride-tackling-mont-ventoux-french)...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-19, 05:27 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

Every 8 months or so, I think, "man, it might be...

Every 8 months or so, I think, "man, it might be fun to put together a light, budget build with an Allez Sprint...." and then I do the math and it doesn't make any sense.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-19, 02:27 PM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

Prolly. Sadly, I have only water bottles. I...

Prolly.

Sadly, I have only water bottles. I almost ordered a bidon this morning to get me over the free shipping threshold, but then I opened a chat with service, to see if I could add the tights...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-19, 02:23 PM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

Speak of the devil - just got shipping...

Speak of the devil - just got shipping confirmations on both orders. :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

You should get some pink Rapha gear. Along...

You should get some pink Rapha gear.

Along those lines, I just ordered some more Rapha gear. It was on sale and a good deal on needed stuff. Nabbed a LS merino base layer and some gloves. Also...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

But "spin class" doesn't quite capture the...

But "spin class" doesn't quite capture the disdain. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-19, 08:22 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, they did that monthly modem charge with us,...

Yeah, they did that monthly modem charge with us, too. I noticed that pretty early on and bought a comparable unit that paid for itself within 5 or 6 months, too.



I told them that it's like...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-19, 07:33 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

I really can't remember the last time that we had...

I really can't remember the last time that we had a landline - it has to have been at least 8 years. I know that we've had cable service as recently as three years ago, but we only had it because the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-19, 07:29 AM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

For some reason, it bothers me when a non-cyclist...

For some reason, it bothers me when a non-cyclist friend/family member asks me if I have a Peloton. My involuntary scoff at the question lead one of my friends to declare that I was more snobby about...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 07:31 PM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

In general, I don't either, but... One benefit of...

In general, I don't either, but... One benefit of keeping my NY phone number is knowing that calls originating from MN area codes are likely to be legit, so I'll often answer those.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 06:38 PM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

I can't believe that you guys get all of these...

I can't believe that you guys get all of these bogus phone calls. I can believe that you guys answer phone calls.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 06:35 PM
Replies: 997
Views: 20,139
Posted By WhyFi

I was just thinking about prepping the bike for...

I was just thinking about prepping the bike for the trainer. I need to pick up another cassette and size the replacement chain, among other things.

At the same time, I'm not ready give up on...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-19, 02:38 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,046
Posted By WhyFi

Hang in there - you'll see the outside world...

Hang in there - you'll see the outside world again, one of these days. :P
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