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07-14-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 4,992
Views: 277,384
Posted By himespau

Or a couple bikes. Another vacation. A used...

Or a couple bikes. Another vacation. A used car. Anything. I'd say save the money.
Forum: Foo
07-14-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 10,749
Views: 2,239,743
Posted By himespau

https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1076...

https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/107634492_3378345852225579_6002616336717562424_n.jpg?_nc_cat=1&_nc_sid=110474&_nc_ohc=YhznjPSTlZAAX-qibDZ&_nc_ht=scontent-ort2-1.xx&oh=838dbc463a1d9a718a6...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 3,874
Posted By himespau

Based on the whole Dunning-Kruger effect, I'd bet...

Based on the whole Dunning-Kruger effect, I'd bet there are a lot more people willing to jump on your wheel crazy close than are competent enough to do it safely.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 3,874
Posted By himespau

I can imagine that the records folks would say...

I can imagine that the records folks would say that you can't have a fan pointing at the track for obvious reasons, but are there any explicit rules about a random fan (not particularly close)...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 3,874
Posted By himespau

Try that in this climate and he's likely to pull...

Try that in this climate and he's likely to pull out a phone, video you, then call the cops on you for attempted murder with the 'rona.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 07:05 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,004
Posted By himespau

Yeah, the whole crash history and undetectable...

Yeah, the whole crash history and undetectable damage, might make me want to stay away from used CF bikes. Also, I just think lugs are pretty, and I like shiny things (and am a fatty, so a little...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 3,874
Posted By himespau

This, but also sucking wheel for a long time and...

This, but also sucking wheel for a long time and not taking your turn pulling is kind of a dick move. I keep going back and forth between the "don't draft strangers uninvited" and the "don't only be...
07-13-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 385
Views: 26,440
Posted By himespau

If you resign, is there someone as passionate...

If you resign, is there someone as passionate about it as you to take up the mantel and keep things going once it's safe to do so. Is that person also as responsible as you to keep things closed...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 6,649
Posted By himespau

Sounds like it'd be safer to just go out on the...

Sounds like it'd be safer to just go out on the road than be a muppet on a mess like that with folks doing intervals AND kids running round.

Also, if you're going to draft in that situation (not a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,960
Posted By himespau

That is a pretty paint job.

That is a pretty paint job.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 3,874
Posted By himespau

If you're at all concerned about health risks, in...

If you're at all concerned about health risks, in the current viral climate, I wouldn't be drafting strangers (or anyone I didn't live with) except on Zwift.
07-13-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 144
Posted By himespau

This dude is like magic.

This dude is like magic.
07-13-20, 07:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,809
Posted By himespau

I suppose that being a Ken doll would make...

I suppose that being a Ken doll would make shaving easier with less to shave around.
07-13-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,465
Posted By himespau

How often do you need to do that? I've thought...

How often do you need to do that? I've thought about that, but the pain scares me. Does it all come back at once and get stubbly or do different hairs come back at different rates?
07-13-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 2,611
Views: 267,522
Posted By himespau

The Kitchen - seeing Melissa McCarthy and Tiffany...

The Kitchen - seeing Melissa McCarthy and Tiffany Haddish in it, I was expecting a comedy. It wasn't. A decent 70's organized crime movie that passes the bechdel test (if that's important to you). ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,303
Posted By himespau

which abus model is that?

which abus model is that?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,004
Posted By himespau

That must be new tape. The bike I have on my...

That must be new tape. The bike I have on my trainer in the basement for Zwifting got new white tape in April and it's already nasty where I grab it even though the bike hasn't been outside and my...
07-10-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 656
Posted By himespau

beautiful

beautiful
Forum: Framebuilders
07-09-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 582
Posted By himespau

Since she already has road bikes, give serious...

Since she already has road bikes, give serious consideration to allowing larger clearance for fatter tires. Maybe consider setting it up for 650b? I'm assuming this will be a disc brake frame?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,303
Posted By himespau

Honestly, I don't know because all my helmets...

Honestly, I don't know because all my helmets have been in the $50-75 range, so I haven't slipped into the high end with bigger/more vents. I keep wanting to, but I've only done one ride longer than...
07-08-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 641
Posted By himespau

They say they'll refund returns minus shipping,...

They say they'll refund returns minus shipping, but I don't see how that applies to their mistake.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,303
Posted By himespau

I, on the other hand, sweat so much that I can't...

I, on the other hand, sweat so much that I can't see by the end of the rid if I don't wear my halo headband.
07-08-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 641
Posted By himespau

In this case, it was a seller with great feedback...

In this case, it was a seller with great feedback who made an honest mistake on an item I wasn't in a hurry to get (for a price that would be annoying lose but wouldn't bankrupt me if I didn't get...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,004
Posted By himespau

Yeah, sorry, I forget not everyone has a closet...

Yeah, sorry, I forget not everyone has a closet with tubes, tape, housing, tires, patches, grease, and the tools to break things down, clean them, and reassemble/replace just sitting around.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,303
Posted By himespau

I keep thinking that I want a helmet with better...

I keep thinking that I want a helmet with better ventilation, but I'm not sure how much ventilation is "enough". I mean the aero helmets with none (or very little) aren't going to work for me, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 4,412
Posted By himespau

I haven't been, but will probably start throwing...

I haven't been, but will probably start throwing a disposable one in my saddlebag with all my other stuff just in case of emergencies.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 4,004
Posted By himespau

Clean it, overhaul all the bearings, put some new...

Clean it, overhaul all the bearings, put some new cables on it (maybe a new chain if necessary) and ride it. Maybe a new saddle if your replacement isn't perfect. Coming back after a long time away...
07-08-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 985
Posted By himespau

My wife's first name is Debbie, and she's just...

My wife's first name is Debbie, and she's just glad that Karens have taken over from Debbie Downer as an internet meme.
07-07-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 641
Posted By himespau

Yeah, that's what I wondered about. Also if the...

Yeah, that's what I wondered about. Also if the rings are a little thicker so there's less room for error. And if pull ratio is different for the different spacing between gears. I am using Campy...
07-07-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 641
Posted By himespau

Honestly, her birthday is not until February, I...

Honestly, her birthday is not until February, I just got the project started early because I wanted to take my time accumulating the last few pieces (and I had the time because my wife and I were...
07-07-20, 02:45 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 641
Posted By himespau

Yeah no, it totally seems like an honest mistake....

Yeah no, it totally seems like an honest mistake. I don't think he was trying to scam me, and that's why I don't want to ask for too much from a partial refund.
07-07-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 641
Posted By himespau

eBay ettiquette.

I purchased a crankset to build up a small frameset into my daughters first road bike from eBay. When it arrived from China, it was the wrong crankset (my daughter is turning 10 and is more into...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,913
Posted By himespau

I'd rather spend some money on some nice, comfy...

I'd rather spend some money on some nice, comfy tires than spend 5-10x that on some ceramic bearings for my derailler pulleys that might give me a fraction of those watt savings and ride some hard,...
07-06-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,013
Posted By himespau

Restomod with silver campagnolo all the way. ...

Restomod with silver campagnolo all the way. Probably have to go with 10 speed centaur or athena if you want silver, but that's how I'd build it out. But then that's how I'd build out any nice...
07-06-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 189
Posted By himespau

Powertap wheel? I know it's <ahem> mature...

Powertap wheel? I know it's <ahem> mature technology, but they work well enough.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,913
Posted By himespau

After ~1000 km, I got a non-repairable cut in my...

After ~1000 km, I got a non-repairable cut in my last GP4000, so I had to replace it with a new GP5000. Since then I've only ridden it on the trainer while Zwifting, so I don't know how they feel...
07-04-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,833
Posted By himespau

I've found that cheap tools are more likely to...

I've found that cheap tools are more likely to slip, round off, or strip the hardware. It seems like every christmas, my stocking at the in-laws has cheap tools from the dollar store in them. They...
07-03-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,404
Posted By himespau

Great job. I wish I had your patience.

Great job. I wish I had your patience.
07-03-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 754
Posted By himespau

super cool. Is riveting the new ones in going to...

super cool. Is riveting the new ones in going to be a major pain?
Replies: 22
Views: 1,289
Posted By himespau

True enough for those of use out riding...

True enough for those of use out riding recreationally or for workouts and/or participated in meaningless races, but, if you're going to try to have championships on Zwift, you need to do better than...
Replies: 22
Views: 1,289
Posted By himespau

Zwift needs to get better about standardization,...

Zwift needs to get better about standardization, sandbaggers and cheaters first.
07-01-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,301
Posted By himespau

Yeah, I now know they are different things, but,...

Yeah, I now know they are different things, but, to a freshman in high school with a little bit of knowledge and not understanding that other languages could have words that sound very similarly to...
07-01-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 710
Posted By himespau

Does it keep the axle positioned in a horizontal...

Does it keep the axle positioned in a horizontal dropout in which there is not a positioning screw?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 419
Posted By himespau

There's a chance you might need to buy new...

There's a chance you might need to buy new wheels, which would make the change pricey.
07-01-20, 12:49 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,479
Posted By himespau

To follow up on cyccommute 's explanation, lemon...

To follow up on cyccommute 's explanation, lemon juice isn't exclusively made of citric acid, but the citric acid found in lemon juice is identical to the citric acid that you can make by hydrolyzing...
07-01-20, 12:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 985
Posted By himespau

https://www.boredpanda.com/woman-karen-mistakes-so...

https://www.boredpanda.com/woman-karen-mistakes-someone-for-employee-revenge/?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=BPFacebook&fbclid=IwAR0f8bn1BwqRkFli9naiH95oeA9gPrvSH8UuQXi5dBf5pWvJrMA...
06-30-20, 08:44 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 2,479
Posted By himespau

If its chemical composition is identical, what...

If its chemical composition is identical, what does it matter where it came from? It's the same thing at the molecular level. If there are impurities, yes, that could be an issue, but, if it's...
06-30-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 3,301
Posted By himespau

I remember in high school Spanish learning that...

I remember in high school Spanish learning that cajones meant drawers (like in a dresser) and thinking that somehow drawers was some sort of weird slang for balls. I couldn't figure out what the...
Forum: Foo
06-30-20, 07:40 PM
Replies: 10,749
Views: 2,239,743
Posted By himespau

Did he only play periodically?

Did he only play periodically?
06-30-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 985
Posted By himespau

I'm just surprised she wasn't stopped until...

I'm just surprised she wasn't stopped until checkout.
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