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Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 45
Posted By WhyFi

There was a recent thread on the subject of...

There was a recent thread on the subject of alternatives tires for UST rims - https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1207015-tires-mavic-ust-rims.html Not terribly helpful, but it is what it is.
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Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 07:16 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

A purge can be difficult, but it's one of those...

A purge can be difficult, but it's one of those things that always results in a "why didn't we do this sooner?" afterwards.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 06:43 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

I took the excuse on Monday and it bothered me...

I took the excuse on Monday and it bothered me clean through to my ride yesterday. Still lingering, tbh. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

There are starting to be more choices in 30mm. Of...

There are starting to be more choices in 30mm. Of course, that's nominal and it's hard to say if they'd actually be any bigger than your nominal 28s. Regardless, it's nice that models like the new...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

Most paths in my area are separated, or at least...

Most paths in my area are separated, or at least divided by lanes, for foot and bicycle traffic. In the more popular areas, like around some of the chains of lakes, they're still a **** show and you...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

That kind of road condition isn't hard to find...

That kind of road condition isn't hard to find around here, either. I wouldn't avoid that road though - there's still a smooth-enough line through.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

She used to be a pretty adventurous eater,...

She used to be a pretty adventurous eater, willing to try anything, but she's swung the other way, recently. The boy went through similar phases.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 06:19 PM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

Actually, the chicken was the only thing she ate...

Actually, the chicken was the only thing she ate and she ate a good amount of it - she goes in our column. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

A cicada landed on one of the kid's sandals last...

A cicada landed on one of the kid's sandals last week during our two-family picnic. Everyone was freaked out and didn't want to go near it so, naturally, I picked up the sandal and chased the kids...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

So I'm in the kitchen, busy but feeling good...

So I'm in the kitchen, busy but feeling good about preparing a healthy meal for the family: I've got some veggies roasting in the oven, I'm chopping more veg that'll be eaten raw, quinoa is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

Speaking of distance learning and the kids being...

Speaking of distance learning and the kids being on the computer...

My son is always looking at Lego sets and/or Star Wars stuff online - it's his addiction. Anyway, he's so pathetic at hiding...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

**** me. I have enough trouble keeping track of...

**** me. I have enough trouble keeping track of the recycling schedule, which is every other week. If I had two kids in different schedules? Oof.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

With a cf steerer, the most important thing is...

With a cf steerer, the most important thing is that the compression plug supports the steerer where the stem is clamped. If the periscope is too long, many compression plugs aren't long enough to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

Wait - what's the plan for your schools? Going...

Wait - what's the plan for your schools? Going back to school? Hybrid?

Mine is continuing to do distance learning with the hopes that they'll get in to the schools later this school year.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

:lol: Savage. (I haven't seen any...

:lol:

Savage.

(I haven't seen any recent pics)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

The disorganization at the end of last year was...

The disorganization at the end of last year was easy to understand, but yeah, I hope that they have something better slapped together this go 'round.

....though, at the same time, I understand...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

You need a pink glove for your right hand. ;)

You need a pink glove for your right hand. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

You'd think that they'd grow accustomed to...

You'd think that they'd grow accustomed to keeping an eye out for clearance... then again, you'd think that cyclists with roof racks would be even more keyed-in on their own limitations, but we've...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

I was in their place a handful of times, and I...

I was in their place a handful of times, and I got in some snuggles with their pitbull, but I only met Rachel once. Strangely, she didn't seem too interested in all of the audio and home integration...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

So I shouldn't stick my fingers in another...

So I shouldn't stick my fingers in another person's face holes after sticking them in my own face holes? I might have trouble with compliance on that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

I did the vast majority of my riding solo until a...

I did the vast majority of my riding solo until a few years ago - once every blue moon, I'd ride with one or two other people and I'd do the occasional charity ride, but that's about it. I still...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, this is one of the reasons that I stayed...

Yeah, this is one of the reasons that I stayed away from even my small groups rides for almost two months after they'd restarted - I wanted to get a feel for how/if they were actually practicing...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

I know that airborne is a problem, but it's...

I know that airborne is a problem, but it's interesting to hear little concern for touch transmission. Much of the emphasis early was, "wash your hands for :bday: :bday:," "this virus can survive X...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 09:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 210
Posted By WhyFi

Sure, there's a scientific way of finding it, but...

Sure, there's a scientific way of finding it, but very few of us (with the exception of guys like RChung) are equipped to do so and it's going to change depending upon the conditions. There are...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

I think that there's also a difference between...

I think that there's also a difference between being in relative proximity and actually handling common objects. If my kid wants to go for bike ride around the park with a friend, I'm fine with that,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

Ha - no. He's been pretty vocal about covid and...

Ha - no. He's been pretty vocal about covid and even back-tracked on some of his earlier sentiment that was made before the severity was completely understood.

He also had the current Everesting...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

:lol: He's a really nice guy, and was doing...

:lol:

He's a really nice guy, and was doing well for himself before they met. I think that she was still small-time when they got together and her popularity exploded after.

They had a really...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

Like... how? :foo:

Like... how? :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 07:59 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

Oh yeah. Phil Gaimon went to school with an...

Oh yeah. Phil Gaimon went to school with an epidemiologist that specializes in sports health and whatnot. After ranting about racing being resumed, Phil decided to step back and contact him for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 07:53 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

soidh

soidh
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

Yow. Looking at my IG feed, I see that my old...

Yow. Looking at my IG feed, I see that my old client, Mr Rachel Ray, says that their house burned down.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

Ditto what datlas said, on all three points. My...

Ditto what datlas said, on all three points. My group is a small core, 8 or so guys, with a few other regular guests that pop up now and again. Participation in recent rides has been even lower,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

Which is why it's a little dumb that I'm...

Which is why it's a little dumb that I'm infatuated with a tri/tt-bike. My FTP isn't horrible for a schmoe, but it sure isn't special. 30 seconds and under is my playground.

Speaking of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

Different things altogether. Surging when you get...

Different things altogether. Surging when you get to the front of a paceline is always going to be frowned upon, likewise if you're in a group with an agreed-upon pace. Town sign sprints are separate...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 08:19 PM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

Bummer. Sounds like the other guy is game, though...

Bummer. Sounds like the other guy is game, though - you could always start taking off for town signs and see if he, or anybody else, joins in. Do you think that it would be frowned upon by some of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

No town sign sprints for your group(s)?

No town sign sprints for your group(s)?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

That I'm aware of, I've never bent one.

That I'm aware of, I've never bent one.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

Whole Paycheck don't fall for that one.

Whole Paycheck don't fall for that one.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

Prolly for the better that you didn't go - you...

Prolly for the better that you didn't go - you might have been blown too far from home and then been too far away from any place that sells water in that desolate state. :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

Went grocery shopping. Got to the cashier....

Went grocery shopping. Got to the cashier. Realized that my wallet was still at home, sitting on a bookshelf, drying out from yesterday. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

...but don't rule out some W -> E KOM hunting....

...but don't rule out some W -> E KOM hunting. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

Oof - good luck.

Oof - good luck.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

Costco is *made* for wide.... shopping carts......

Costco is *made* for wide.... shopping carts... yet I still spend half of my time there waiting for people to get out of the way.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

Simon says "RTFM." ...

Simon says "RTFM."

https://twitter.com/SimonCowell/status/1292629837790601216
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

D'oh!

D'oh!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

Obviously.

Obviously.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

But they have lower pressure contact points, so...

But they have lower pressure contact points, so they probably subject the surface to less and tear.

#wideandlowisthewaytogo...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

Promising, but where do MUP Trolls fit in?

Promising, but where do MUP Trolls fit in?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 265
Posted By WhyFi

There are a number of online pressure calculators...

There are a number of online pressure calculators - use them as a starting point, but adjust as needed/wanted.

Set yourself up for maintenance schedule first - do that and flats will be few and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,748
Views: 22,071
Posted By WhyFi

Of course, don't you listen when drivers buzz you...

Of course, don't you listen when drivers buzz you - cyclists don't pay any taxes for infrastructure. :innocent:
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