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Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 181
Posted By WhyFi

The best prices that I've found on hydro levers...

The best prices that I've found on hydro levers is when they have calipers bundled - have you checked out those out?

edit: I just looked - oof. The price on the Ultegra levers/calipers bundle is...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

I poked around, saw this and thought, "this might...

I poked around, saw this and thought, "this might work, too, if I just eased the upper edge a little..."
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 02:54 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

I don't have anything in particular that I need...

I don't have anything in particular that I need to match at this point. If I find a nut that fits, I'm sure that I can make the mating bolt work.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

Ohh - something like these would work... just...

Ohh - something like these would work... just have to custom order them from Taiwan. :innocent:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

Ha. I like to do that, too, but that doesn't...

Ha. I like to do that, too, but that doesn't happen when I have the kids in tow.

Thinking about it, one of those cross-dowel nuts might work if I could find one in the right size -
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

I had 175k last year. :roflmao2:

I had 175k last year. :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

For the mechanically-inclined and/or fastener...

For the mechanically-inclined and/or fastener wizards - can you think of any nuts that are tapered/dovetailed in the neighborhood of 7?

My router table fence arrived yesterday and I got it...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 307
Posted By WhyFi

I think that the best way to go about it is to go...

I think that the best way to go about it is to go with a good out-front combo mount (assuming that you're also using a computer) that's stem mounted. They tuck the light under the computer, which...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

Well, **** them. :D Might be worth...

Well, **** them.

:D

Might be worth shooting them an email if it continues.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

My Rapha Core Winter Jacket is warm enough in any...

My Rapha Core Winter Jacket is warm enough in any conditions that I'd like to ride in. Down to the upper 20s, I'll wear a single base layer. Two layers will take me in to the teens. Oh, and I always...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

Huh. That's weird. The upload looks fine on your...

Huh. That's weird. The upload looks fine on your Wahoo account?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I like that more as an MTB. For my personal...

Yeah, I like that more as an MTB. For my personal use, I don't need/want drops for anything with tires fatter than 40mm-ish - I'd rather have the extra width/leverage and be able to keep my hands...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

Looks like Intervals grabbed the activity and...

Looks like Intervals grabbed the activity and parsed it correctly. :foo:

Edit: or is that what you were talking about? Did you upload to Intervals manually or to Strava manually? I still don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

Weird. And the Wahoo is set (or automatically...

Weird. And the Wahoo is set (or automatically changing) to Indoor?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-21, 07:17 AM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

I don't know that I'd call it hot, but I admire...

I don't know that I'd call it hot, but I admire the chutzpah.

I like the overall stance. I like the mondo tires. I like the colors.

Not of fan of the extreme bar flare. Not a fan of the...
01-15-21, 07:07 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,695
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, good gravy - is that what this is all about?...

Oh, good gravy - is that what this is all about? You're an acolyte and the tests don't heap enough praise your deity? If the relative rankings don't include the superiority of your rover tires...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 08:22 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

It's based on the number of posts, and it's...

It's based on the number of posts, and it's something silly low, like 50. IIRC, Dan started a thread about it, back in the day.
01-14-21, 08:19 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,695
Posted By WhyFi

Lol. No - looking through your posts, it's clear...

Lol. No - looking through your posts, it's clear that you don't understand what's being discussed. We're not talking about roller drum accurately predicting rolling resistance, we're talking about...
01-14-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,695
Posted By WhyFi

It's also worth noting that this test, which you...

It's also worth noting that this test, which you claim invalidates RChung's statement, was performed with RChung's method -

"We decided to turn this opportunity into a tire pressure and Crr test...
01-14-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,695
Posted By WhyFi

This whole off-shoot of a conversation is about...

This whole off-shoot of a conversation is about relative performance of tires as predicted by roller data. How is the 5th chart contradicting this? It only shows the impedance break point that was...
01-14-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,695
Posted By WhyFi

It's not beside the point that you don't believe...

It's not beside the point that you don't believe anything that you didn't confirm yourself, so... I don't believe you.
01-14-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,695
Posted By WhyFi

I mean, it's besides the point, but why not?

I mean, it's besides the point, but why not?
01-14-21, 07:21 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,695
Posted By WhyFi

Show me.

Show me.
01-14-21, 06:33 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,695
Posted By WhyFi

So you don't accept anything that you can't...

So you don't accept anything that you can't understand and confirm yourself? Time dilation affects satellites in a way that I don't understand and can't confirm with my math skills, but I accept that...
01-14-21, 06:25 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,695
Posted By WhyFi

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
01-14-21, 06:24 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,695
Posted By WhyFi

Welp, there's a way of doing this, it's called...

Welp, there's a way of doing this, it's called the Chung Method. It's widely used within high performance road cycling, including professional and Olympic levels. It's worth noting that the fellow...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

Got out for a little spin. That was interesting....

Got out for a little spin. That was interesting. Had a couple pucker-inducing slip-slides, but the studs grabbed and righted me. I've never worked to hard to go 11mph.
01-14-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,695
Posted By WhyFi

Why don't you address the guy I quoted? I'm happy...

Why don't you address the guy I quoted? I'm happy to defer to his authority.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

The initial cleaning is definitely the worst...

The initial cleaning is definitely the worst part, but it's not that horrible and the ease afterwards more than makes up for it, IMO.

Then again, it may be that people in different regions have...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 01:56 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I'm only doing it with the Cervelo - for...

Yeah, I'm only doing it with the Cervelo - for all of my kvetching about the caring for the chain on the Haanjo, I don't know how wax would hold up in the winter...

Anywho, yeah, multiple bikes...
01-14-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 1,695
Posted By WhyFi

Oh? Care to elaborate? Some pretty knowledgeable...

Oh? Care to elaborate? Some pretty knowledgeable people seem to think that they're not without merit and value -
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

Snow has been coming down pretty good since late...

Snow has been coming down pretty good since late this morning - heavy, wet, slippery stuff. Not sure that the tires on the Haanjo are going to handle it well, but I think I'll still try. Why not -...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

I was going to go with "non-waxxers," but...

I was going to go with "non-waxxers," but couldn't resist.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

It should be, but datlas gonna datlas. ;)

It should be, but datlas gonna datlas. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

I've been dealing with oil-based lubes with my...

I've been dealing with oil-based lubes with my winter riding on the Haanjo. Ugh. I don't know how anti-waxxers do it.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

I'm trying to think back to the Jamis and what I...

I'm trying to think back to the Jamis and what I used in ye olde 10 speed days... I know that I used some KMC but I think that I also used SRAM quick links.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 336
Posted By WhyFi

Walking is quite a ways down the list of...

Walking is quite a ways down the list of priorities for my road shoes.



This is going to be a radical idea, but hear me out - maybe people other than yourself have different feet and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

I'm surprised to hear that folks have had trouble...

I'm surprised to hear that folks have had trouble or reservations about the Shimano links - I've been using Park chain pliers recently, but never had a problem previously; hold the brake lever and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

:beer: :notamused:

:beer:



:notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 12:36 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

I wish, Wed is one of my days off.

I wish, Wed is one of my days off.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

Rapha released an indoor collection, maybe a year...

Rapha released an indoor collection, maybe a year ago. Yeah, it's a head-scratcher for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

It feels like a Friday. It's a pity that it's not...

It feels like a Friday. It's a pity that it's not actually Friday.
01-14-21, 11:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 503
Posted By WhyFi

+1 With the number of recommendations for...

+1

With the number of recommendations for the very thing that the OP is trying to get away from, I wonder how many actually read the whole OP.
01-14-21, 10:57 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 873
Posted By WhyFi

Reactive (Varia tail light).

Reactive (Varia tail light).
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

I *hate* looking at something and thinking, "the...

I *hate* looking at something and thinking, "the amount of material and work that went in to this is NOT worth $xxx"

....but if you look at the convenience/utility, it's still hard to argue the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

Buy another quick link. ;)

Buy another quick link. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

There are a lot of bad things happening in the...

There are a lot of bad things happening in the world, but I think that we can all band together in denouncing this heinous act -

https://imgur.com/a/MH9McIw

I assume that we still can't post...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

I assume that you mean that the writing is on the...

I assume that you mean that the writing is on the NDS side of the chain? I haven't done that one...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

My family is so slow to get moving in the morning...

My family is so slow to get moving in the morning that getting out on a decent ride is pretty easy on my days off. I can usually knock out 40-50 miles before anyone is out of their pajamas. That they...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-21, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,901
Views: 27,023
Posted By WhyFi

They had damn well better if they're going to...

They had damn well better if they're going to hold back a couple of their biggest hits.
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