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10-21-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2,716
Views: 282,113
Posted By himespau

Yeah, big names in a movie I've never heard of...

Yeah, big names in a movie I've never heard of generally means I should stay away (I never learn that though). People I've never heard of in a movie with an interesting concept, I'm more likely to...
10-20-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 718
Posted By himespau

This is a guy who, when his son got flu-like...

This is a guy who, when his son got flu-like symptoms said that he hoped that his son had Covid rather than the flu because the symptoms were less likely to be severe and he'd recover from it faster....
10-15-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,078
Posted By himespau

Let us know if you pick it up (the Peugeot, not...

Let us know if you pick it up (the Peugeot, not the Fiero).
10-11-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 40,832
Posted By himespau

Love that quote.

Love that quote.
10-10-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 40,832
Posted By himespau

You're going to have to drastically cut down the...

You're going to have to drastically cut down the death rate for flu if deaths while there is a comorbidity (even if that comorbidity didn't result in death) don't count.

If you get attacked by a...
10-10-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 40,832
Posted By himespau

Those of us who study infectious diseases (you...

Those of us who study infectious diseases (you from practical first-hand experience, me from the lab) have had a rough time keeping our mouths shut lately. This spring I was sort of excited because...
10-07-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 19,748
Views: 3,235,837
Posted By himespau

One of us finally have a wife who had enough and...

One of us finally have a wife who had enough and said, "it's the herd or me?"
Forum: Foo
10-05-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11,144
Views: 2,296,264
Posted By himespau

Trying to figure out if the "Quartet" thing is...

Trying to figure out if the "Quartet" thing is intentionally ironic.
10-04-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 8,905
Posted By himespau

Exactly, the history of redlining means homes of...

Exactly, the history of redlining means homes of Blacks are worth less and there is less income to pass onto the next generation. The lack of Black Rockefellers and Black Carnegies 100 years ago...
10-02-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 8,905
Posted By himespau

I'd rather spend time in Trollheim than go there...

I'd rather spend time in Trollheim than go there most days. At least the trolls are occasionally funny.
09-22-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 5,904
Posted By himespau

Dunning-Kruger does not recognize self as...

Dunning-Kruger does not recognize self as Dunning-Kruger. Self evident.
09-18-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 305,917
Posted By himespau

That's a good thought. I'm hoping to upgrade to...

That's a good thought. I'm hoping to upgrade to a smart trainer (or smartbike) on the cheap after it all ends and people realize they don't use them. Not that I don't like my homemade motion...
Forum: Commuting
09-15-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 15,354
Views: 11,352,777
Posted By himespau

^^^Gorgeous

^^^Gorgeous
09-15-20, 05:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,909
Posted By himespau

You were saying you wanted to do some of the...

You were saying you wanted to do some of the climbs in the France guest world on Zwift.

There are a couple of different ways (so called "worlds hacks") that you can use to ride in worlds that...
09-13-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,909
Posted By himespau

I've actually cut back to just the one race a...

I've actually cut back to just the one race a week (a series a team I'm on participates in). Decided to actually do some organized training and just scattershot races whenever I found one that fit...
09-09-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 3,864
Posted By himespau

I had a Fuji Mixte (some sort of touring iirc)...

I had a Fuji Mixte (some sort of touring iirc) that I was able to cold set from 120-130mm using the threaded rod method and a lot of strings to make sure it stayed straight. I didn't have a lot of...
Replies: 12
Views: 752
Posted By himespau

Someone who wants the rest of us to know what...

Someone who wants the rest of us to know what they have.
08-28-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 305,917
Posted By himespau

My employer has decided to stop matching due to...

My employer has decided to stop matching due to Covid-related shortfalls in tuition. I'm hoping that they restart when numbers come back. I know you don't always feel like you have the cash, but it...
Forum: Foo
08-27-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11,144
Views: 2,296,264
Posted By himespau

https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1184...

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08-26-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,188
Posted By himespau

If her neck is hurting, that tells me she wants...

If her neck is hurting, that tells me she wants to sit more upright so that she can look forward without tilting her head up. Gotta get that stem higher than the saddle. Also, try a sprung saddle...
08-24-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 305,917
Posted By himespau

I had a friend who once explained it as, with 2...

I had a friend who once explained it as, with 2 parents and 2 kids, you're playing man to man. With 3 kids, you have to switch to zone.
08-23-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,909
Posted By himespau

I'll agree that I'm much more likely to go a lot...

I'll agree that I'm much more likely to go a lot deeper into the red and stay there longer when it's a race (even a virtual one) than I am in a workout. Visuals help me too (push it until that next...
08-21-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 7,816
Views: 2,315,657
Posted By himespau

Ooh, that is a sexy beast. That, in my size with...

Ooh, that is a sexy beast. That, in my size with a triple, would just about be my dream bike.
08-21-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 703
Posted By himespau

I'm partially basing that on the decals (font...

I'm partially basing that on the decals (font screams late 80's or after - I can't really read the tubing decals) and shimano groupset (could have been added later) that looks post 1984. Are the...
Forum: Foo
08-17-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 11,144
Views: 2,296,264
Posted By himespau

https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/p960...

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,503
Posted By himespau

I found a great deal on a 100 oz one that I...

I found a great deal on a 100 oz one that I bought to experiment with the cooling effects of a bladder half-filled with ice vs. the trapped heat effect, but then the lockdown happened and I've been...
Forum: Foo
08-10-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 11,144
Views: 2,296,264
Posted By himespau

Have to get an encouraging dad with a chainsaw to...

Have to get an encouraging dad with a chainsaw to trim that root down first, but someone had to have a dad they could convince to do that, right?
Forum: Foo
08-10-20, 07:20 AM
Replies: 11,144
Views: 2,296,264
Posted By himespau

Saw that picture with both your bike and the...

Saw that picture with both your bike and the sidewalk and immediately thought of this scene from Napoleon Dynamite. (https://youtu.be/pO09****Euk)
https://youtu.be/pO09****Euk
08-07-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,209
Posted By himespau

Yeah, no. See, posting nonsense like this...

Yeah, no. See, posting nonsense like this undermines your whole argument. Also, the reason given for 29ers when they came out was that large wheels rolled over obstacles more easily.
08-07-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 9,209
Posted By himespau

I think his claim was that wider tires make the...

I think his claim was that wider tires make the rider faster because the tires themselves are not significantly slower (until they get large enough that weight matters - and he's more than willing to...
08-07-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,798
Posted By himespau

What? Such a thing exists? :foo:

What? Such a thing exists? :foo:
08-07-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 215
Views: 29,245
Posted By himespau

Not only do they not have the interest, it would...

Not only do they not have the interest, it would probably interfere with their training to try to take a whole bunch of Strava KOMs (unless they were exactly spaced to hit their intervals on the day...
08-01-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,100
Posted By himespau

Not a Canadian, but, when I grew up in Michigan,...

Not a Canadian, but, when I grew up in Michigan, if you saw someone stuck in the snow, it was second nature that everyone just stopped and pushed them back onto the road before going on their way. ...
07-29-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,276
Posted By himespau

Done that. Or spent more than a part was worth to...

Done that. Or spent more than a part was worth to fix it even though you have no plans of using it.because, someday...
07-23-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 305,917
Posted By himespau

Wait until the season actually gets canceled and...

Wait until the season actually gets canceled and you can probably get a better deal from a bummed out person selling theirs (or a dealer with overstocks). At least that's my best shot at talking you...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 11,554
Posted By himespau

Rolling up behind some rando on the MUP is...

Rolling up behind some rando on the MUP is different than racing. If you're a Cat6 MUP racer, you have your own set of problems to deal with.
07-22-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 215
Views: 29,245
Posted By himespau

Ooh, we should hook this dude up with radishlegs....

Ooh, we should hook this dude up with radishlegs. He was in Houston, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,187
Posted By himespau

It's a participation trophy.

It's a participation trophy.
Forum: Foo
07-22-20, 05:14 AM
Replies: 11,144
Views: 2,296,264
Posted By himespau

https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1094...

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 270
Views: 11,554
Posted By himespau

And that is why the 41 (and most of bf) is almost...

And that is why the 41 (and most of bf) is almost exclusively male.
07-18-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,909
Posted By himespau

Maybe it's just because I'm fat and slow, but...

Maybe it's just because I'm fat and slow, but there are a lot of folks using zpower in the lower cats (they don't show up in the results on Zwift Power after they rode away from the field on a dumb...
07-17-20, 06:00 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 5,100
Posted By himespau

I've always seen Kyle or Ken (occasionally Chad)...

I've always seen Kyle or Ken (occasionally Chad) not Karl. Chad is also a negative name used by incels, so there may be some crossover when people use that name.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 11,554
Posted By himespau

Oh my goodness, is this really a thing people do?...

Oh my goodness, is this really a thing people do? I was wondering what Phil Gaimon was on about in his "be welcoming to new riders rant" when he said women do not need/want a push. I didn't think he...
07-14-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5,222
Views: 305,917
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: 11,144
Views: 2,296,264
Posted By himespau

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

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07-13-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 40,832
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: 88
Views: 8,622
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, 07:39 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 11,554
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: 22
Views: 3,871
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.
07-08-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 812
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...
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