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Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

You skipped DE safety razors and jumped right to...

You skipped DE safety razors and jumped right to straight razors? Kudos!

https://luxuryshaves.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/1_shaving-with-a-straight-razor.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

Uh huh. You have a special neck.

Uh huh. You have a special neck.
03-02-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 138
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, I must have imagined the all of the threads...

Oh, I must have imagined the all of the threads and posts on Hongfu, Dengfu, Workswell, etc, etc. Crazy how that happens.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

I hope to get out on a decent ride tomorrow, too....

I hope to get out on a decent ride tomorrow, too. Gravel bike, though - still too messy for the Cervelo.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

See, if you listened to me, you'd have a better...

See, if you listened to me, you'd have a better skin regimen and you wouldn't have such troubles with nicks and whatnot. But, since you don't listen to anyone here, I won't bother telling you why,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 06:28 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, fer the love of Campagnolo!

Oh, fer the love of Campagnolo!
03-02-21, 06:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 138
Posted By WhyFi

This isn't exactly treading new ground nor does...

This isn't exactly treading new ground nor does it look to be a hot take - there are a number of well-established threads on the subject.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

I need to go find another incorrect VV post and...

I need to go find another incorrect VV post and make it a trifecta.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 06:22 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

Incorrect. If you're going to shower as well, you...

Incorrect. If you're going to shower as well, you should shave after showering.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 06:21 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

Incorrect.

Incorrect.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

Okay - time to fess up. I'm really liking Weezer...

Okay - time to fess up. I'm really liking Weezer Teal. :o
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

Policies =/= execution

Policies =/= execution
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

Not much to say about that but... yow.

Not much to say about that but... yow.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 03:28 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

Maybe if we put our weight in to it, we can get...

Maybe if we put our weight in to it, we can get this rollercoaster to peak even higher again, eh?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

What does that mean? Like, business as usual...

What does that mean? Like, business as usual circa 2019? No masks, no nothing?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 02:20 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 141
Posted By WhyFi

You're going to have to clarify what you mean. ...

You're going to have to clarify what you mean.

As mentioned, the drive-side (right) is a one-piece assembly with the spider, spindle and crankarm. I assume that you're not talking about the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 387
Posted By WhyFi

*sigh* You don't move your saddle to adjust...

*sigh*

You don't move your saddle to adjust reach.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

If I still lived in NYC, I'd probably be able to...

If I still lived in NYC, I'd probably be able to find it a home. I'm pretty sure that my friend, a speaker maker based in Brooklyn, has one - I think I've seen it in his YouTube channel. He would...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

Someone would buy it. Some are over the moon...

Someone would buy it. Some are over the moon about reel-to-reel - supposedly one of the best sounding playback formats available, but I've neither listened to, nor even seen one in the flesh.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

Swedish meatballs tonight. Plenty of prep, but I...

Swedish meatballs tonight. Plenty of prep, but I decided, for some dumb reason, to try my hand at making the dinner rolls from scratch, too. Dough is currently going through the first proofing.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 09:54 AM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

I also have an odd affinity for the very...

I also have an odd affinity for the very out-of-character "Seamus."

But again - Fearless. :love:

Now I'm going to have to cue up the album while I make dinner. Which is what I'm doing now....
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 09:19 AM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

Meddle is an odd jumble - it foreshadows what's...

Meddle is an odd jumble - it foreshadows what's to come, but also has some trippy, jazzy, bluesy stuff.

Wish You Were Here might be my favorite Floyd album and it is certainly a complete album,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

I do confess to liking the fact that Echoes, on...

I do confess to liking the fact that Echoes, on Pink Floyd's Meddle, takes up an entire side of the album. :love:

Side note: I really like Meddle, and Fearless is one of my favorite Floyd songs.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

Man, you've got it worse that me. In my defense,...

Man, you've got it worse that me. In my defense, though, I'm extra frustrated waiting on a couple of little accessories that are required to actually use a piece of woodworking equipment that I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 07:58 AM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

Wow, that's obnoxious. Why the hell would they do...

Wow, that's obnoxious. Why the hell would they do that? Going to the extremes to avoid inner groove distortions? :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-02-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

Man, FedEx just seems to be trying to piss me...

Man, FedEx just seems to be trying to piss me off. I ordered some stuff that shipped out of WA on Thursday and it's spent Fri - today bouncing around a few SLC suburbs. They say it's still scheduled...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 387
Posted By WhyFi

Nope. From the drops, you fingers will be...

Nope.

From the drops, you fingers will be lower on the levers, which means that you need much less force/effort for the same braking power. You'd also have your thumbs hooked in a position where...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 387
Posted By WhyFi

If you think that your hoods are as secure as...

If you think that your hoods are as secure as your drops, you haven't used your drops nearly enough.



Then you should work on the rest of your setup. Drop bars should give you multiple viable...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 08:03 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

You've obviously never listened to Boston, Boston.

You've obviously never listened to Boston, Boston.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

Shave report - (Velo Vol) Face and head,...

Shave report - (Velo Vol)

Face and head, single pass each, WTG, obv.
Pre-shave: none - I'm out :(
Shaving cream: Proraso Red (sandalwood - still on the winter scent)
Brush: synthetic badger...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 07:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 387
Posted By WhyFi

I think that the better question to ask might be,...

I think that the better question to ask might be, "why am I not using my drops?"
03-01-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,682
Posted By WhyFi

This is why I mentioned that results might be...

This is why I mentioned that results might be different in different forums. I'm primarily a road cyclist and I wouldn't at all say that there's a default either way - cycling is different things to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 04:27 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I would generally rather be behind than in...

Yeah, I would generally rather be behind than in front. There isn't enough elevation around my area for me to feel like I'm a polished descender. If I'm not familiar with the road, I'm going to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 04:20 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

This all falls under convenience, which was the...

This all falls under convenience, which was the first thing that I conceded (though it could provide a potentially interesting conversation about how the method of media consumption may have...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, that discussion is still going today.

Oh, that discussion is still going today.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

Yup. CDs can sound fantastic, but I've never met...

Yup. CDs can sound fantastic, but I've never met someone that preferred them in back-to-back listens with sources that were remotely comparable in price.

Once, early in my time at Sound by...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 02:36 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

On one of his visits to the shop, it was kind of...

On one of his visits to the shop, it was kind of funny how visibly agitated Richard Vandersteen got when the subject came up. "I'm tellin' ya, boys - we've been polishin' a turd for way too long..."...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

On one of the first videos that I'd seen of him,...

On one of the first videos that I'd seen of him, a car arrived at an intersection at the same time as him, he locked 'em up and went down on what sounded like a sandy patch, narrowly avoiding a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

Magnepan is one of a few hi-fi companies local to...

Magnepan is one of a few hi-fi companies local to me. When I moved back here, I was thinking about contacting them about a job, but decided to live the life of homemaker leisure, instead.

Jumping...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

That SAFA guy? If so, he's often impressive, but...

That SAFA guy? If so, he's often impressive, but I don't think he's long for this world.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, speaking in generalities, I'm a big fan of...

Yeah, speaking in generalities, I'm a big fan of tube preamps paired with solid state amps - it gives you a lot of the lovely qualities of tubes, but doesn't sacrifice the control, which is often a...
03-01-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 1,682
Posted By WhyFi

Heh - I have kids (9 and 5 years old), I'm their...

Heh - I have kids (9 and 5 years old), I'm their primary caretaker, and they're the reason that both long solo rides *and* group rides are wholly necessary. :D

My wife is a champ about it, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

fify What you're doing is similar to saying...

fify

What you're doing is similar to saying that all bikes are horrible because you've only ridden a discount store bike assembled by a part-time, minimum wage worker. While I'll readily admit...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

Probably our best climber. But evidently that...

Probably our best climber. But evidently that doesn't mean that his finger isn't too fat for photography.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

Resting ***** face. :notamused:

Resting ***** face. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

Incorrect, but I'll play along. Let's qualify...

Incorrect, but I'll play along. Let's qualify your experience - in your listening sessions, that left you so unimpressed, can you name any of the following in the system?

Cartridge
Tonearm
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

The camera adds 20lbs to your person and 5lbs to...

The camera adds 20lbs to your person and 5lbs to your bike. This is established science.



Yes, I think it's quite fetching.



It's a gaiter - a quasi-scarf to fend off the quasi-cold.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

Geez, big john - I know that I'm too fat for...

Geez, big john - I know that I'm too fat for this sport, but I'm not *that* fat. Pic from the post-ride the other day, just before I rolled out (being towards the edge of the wide-angle shot adds 20...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

That's along the lines of what was at the shop. I...

That's along the lines of what was at the shop. I would have looked like a gorilla sitting on a football if I would have thrown a leg over it, but I have no doubt that it would have been fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-01-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 8,303
Views: 122,020
Posted By WhyFi

I won't argue the latter three three, but have...

I won't argue the latter three three, but have enough experience in the first three: convenience and preference will play a part in all of them, but if anyone thinks that it's and open-and-shut case...
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