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Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 11:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 255
Posted By Bah Humbug

I'm allergic to keeping white clean, but if you...

I'm allergic to keeping white clean, but if you want that, go for it! On the post, the appearance wouldn't change much; it's already black. The big thing is that the black seatpost clashes against...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 255
Posted By Bah Humbug

An hour or two of TLC to that drivetrain would be...

An hour or two of TLC to that drivetrain would be a great start. There are also some aesthetic tweaks I would do (black bar tape & saddle, silver setapost) but that's a personal preference thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

Man I wish I had that available.

Man I wish I had that available.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

What's the mileage multiplier for getting stung...

What's the mileage multiplier for getting stung by a big ugly wasp stuck on your jersey while at speed? Asking for a friend.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

Even time-zone adjusted you're out ahead of me,...

Even time-zone adjusted you're out ahead of me, but I'm going shortly.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

Some of which don't have the high BB anymore, and...

Some of which don't have the high BB anymore, and depending on whom you ask it either makes the bike miserable for anything but short CX races or doesn't matter that much.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-20, 05:24 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

No, but I haven't tried - without the rest of the...

No, but I haven't tried - without the rest of the network it's a bit of a moot point so I never bothered trying.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

It's not too late.

It's not too late.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 374
Posted By Bah Humbug

Only to be done in dire emergencies. Otherwise,...

Only to be done in dire emergencies. Otherwise, conduct unbecoming.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

You're a bit of a unique case though. I fly a...

You're a bit of a unique case though. I fly a few times a year (or flew), and often with the in-laws on vacations. Not often going to places where I'd be riding consistently throughout.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

Nope. Can't see myself flying with a bike. I'd...

Nope. Can't see myself flying with a bike. I'd rather just rent in the rare event I wanted to ride on a trip.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

And man, as awesome as Cicli Barco is, the new...

And man, as awesome as Cicli Barco is, the new Ritchey Swiss Cross paint looks pretty good.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

My radar alerts me to cars I can barely see if I...

My radar alerts me to cars I can barely see if I turn my head, let alone hear.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

He doesn't even have a cell phone. Not "he...

He doesn't even have a cell phone. Not "he doesn't have a smartphone"; he has no cell phone of any sort.
08-14-20, 02:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 990
Posted By Bah Humbug

For me, anything under two hours is nothing, or...

For me, anything under two hours is nothing, or maybe a banana. Upping it to 2-3 hours means definitely a banana, and maybe a little more. For long rides, 3+ hours, this will sound weird but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

My dadís comment was ďWhen I was a lad only...

My dadís comment was ďWhen I was a lad only planes, ships, and the Batmobile had radar. Now my sonís bicycle has it.Ē
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

Every silver lining is carcinogenic rays bouncing...

Every silver lining is carcinogenic rays bouncing off a hurricane.

With you on that last bit. Nothing drives me more batty than this craziness that "unbiased journalism" means uncritical...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

My assumption is that even if I wanted the first...

My assumption is that even if I wanted the first round of vaccines that all the early batches will go to essential workers and vulnerable populations, so there'll be some time to see what happens...
08-14-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,023
Posted By Bah Humbug

Bingo. Your real question, I think, is not "why...

Bingo. Your real question, I think, is not "why do people not lust after custom steel anymore?" but rather "why do people now not lust after the bikes I lusted after as a youth?". That cachet that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

Also, pro-tip, if you shut off your radar to save...

Also, pro-tip, if you shut off your radar to save battery while on a long stop, then turn it back on, the Garmin won’t find it without a power cycle as well. At lease, my 520 wouldn’t. Can confirm,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

Yeah and I still want more and better radar, not...

Yeah and I still want more and better radar, not less.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 271
Posted By Bah Humbug

Yep. The November boys even say they often like...

Yep. The November boys even say they often like 20/28, and when I finally get disc brakes Iíll likely get 24/28 just for a bit of extra security.

Then again, most of my wheels now are 18/24, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

I hope youíre right. However, with the societal...

I hope youíre right. However, with the societal resistance to vaccines and many reputable sources saying that this is proving to be a difficult one, Iím not optimistic. My previous comment doesnít...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

I think thereís at least a 10% chance the vaccine...

I think thereís at least a 10% chance the vaccine wonít work well enough to convince me, but I hope to be wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

Will I ever again feel comfortable being with a...

Will I ever again feel comfortable being with a few dozen other people, minimum, in open fresh water?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 526
Posted By Bah Humbug

BTDT, stayed upright but can confirm the PSA.

BTDT, stayed upright but can confirm the PSA.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

Well even for me, the change from "two week...

Well even for me, the change from "two week lockdown" to "two month lockdown" to "we know this is a terribad idea but we're opening anyway" to "we're semi-open but things can't go back to normal...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,582
Posted By Bah Humbug

My S1 was really uncomfortable on chipseal.

My S1 was really uncomfortable on chipseal.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

Freaking emergency issue showed up at work...

Freaking emergency issue showed up at work yesterday, then last night when I went to plug my phone in the Lightning connector wouldn't quite go in all the way. Couldn't see anything (tried sweeping...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

in other news, I succumbed to an online virtual...

in other news, I succumbed to an online virtual ride - the Texas Distance Challenge. One year to accumulate the 3612 miles of real riding that it would take to circumnavigate this great (or at least...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

Though Dexter was sinister... It's a good...

Though Dexter was sinister...

It's a good thing that anti-left-handedness is far enough back that it seems preposterous. I can think of a few other prejudices that should join it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

Might literally have been a friend of mine.

Might literally have been a friend of mine.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

Georgia did that in the spring. It sounds awful...

Georgia did that in the spring. It sounds awful but Iím not convinced it will make things worse - as long as we treat driving as a right, the test is a joke.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

Thatís why I go for those Michelins I talk about,...

Thatís why I go for those Michelins I talk about, but wonít even go to Gatorskins. The Tannus ones are much worse, I hear.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 11:45 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

Like the rest of the country, then.

Like the rest of the country, then.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 501
Posted By Bah Humbug

Fenixes are cute; my wife has one.

Fenixes are cute; my wife has one.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 501
Posted By Bah Humbug

That helps considerably. Which activities? The...

That helps considerably. Which activities? The 945 is the clear leader in the clubhouse then, for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,582
Posted By Bah Humbug

That Addict Gravel 10 looks amazing. ...

That Addict Gravel 10 looks amazing.

https://pictures.ssg-service.com/274/274774_1586417_png_zoom_5.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 04:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 501
Posted By Bah Humbug

My experience is that there's no way I'd trust...

My experience is that there's no way I'd trust the OHR while cycling; I tried that briefly and it was an absolute no-go.

But still, it sounds like the OP heard about a smartwatch being used as a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 634
Posted By Bah Humbug

It's up now for me, so I doubt it.

It's up now for me, so I doubt it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 501
Posted By Bah Humbug

Still, why a watch? The 945 is an amazing watch...

Still, why a watch? The 945 is an amazing watch but it's utter overkill for your use, and you can get everything you need from an Edge 130. Or a Wahoo Bolt. And they'd cost less, and do what...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

There's that too, yes. Winning the pissing...

There's that too, yes. Winning the pissing contest without huge days means brutal consistency.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,582
Posted By Bah Humbug

I'm curious what you think of it - it popped up...

I'm curious what you think of it - it popped up in my gravel searching.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

When someone is known to drop a double-metric on...

When someone is known to drop a double-metric on a random Wednesday, do you blame him?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

Thereís a difference between a stomach cramp and...

Thereís a difference between a stomach cramp and a side stitch. Both are easier to get when less trained for running, but you can get a stitch without eating.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 11:33 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

Pending getting everything straight, but...

Pending getting everything straight, but probably, and yes. I've just heard so much good about his work, and stainless makes a ton of sense for gravel. As for the can't imagine custom, that goes...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

See, I was jogging out a couple of painful and...

See, I was jogging out a couple of painful and awkward 9:15s. And Iíve done much better than that in all buy my first halfs... half-freaking-Ironmans.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

Weíre just making a policy of everything getting...

Weíre just making a policy of everything getting stored in Tupperware-style bind. The goal is that if we move again in a few years itís just loading the into the truck.

Also, keeping very little...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

Running takes commitment. Months of consistency...

Running takes commitment. Months of consistency will start to make it feel good, but dabbling in it a couple of times a week is folly.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 06:33 AM
Replies: 2,215
Views: 28,883
Posted By Bah Humbug

Riding is fun, but a good run is so much better....

Riding is fun, but a good run is so much better. I also still hold out hope of getting back to tri at some point.
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