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Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

I want to say that they were originally from...

I want to say that they were originally from Oklahoma. The hubby was a big-time Sooner fan. Why they decided on NYC and LA, consecutively, is beyond me.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

I decided on a choose-your-own four letter word....

I decided on a choose-your-own four letter word. It gives the reader a little bit of freedom.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

Heh. You mentioning that just reminds me of an...

Heh. You mentioning that just reminds me of an old neighbor in Brooklyn. Very conservative, moved from NYC to CA and then to TX. Anyway, the wife posted a very smug "sorry, not sorry" (literally -...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

Uptick here, too. Things just started loosening...

Uptick here, too. Things just started loosening up here, too. Weird coincidence, eh?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

How many bottles of water were consumed? Did you...

How many bottles of water were consumed? Did you pre-hydrate?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 176
Posted By WhyFi

No personal experience, but my seasonal neighbor,...

No personal experience, but my seasonal neighbor, who worked at a bike shop in AZ, would drive between MN and AZ with his mondo-expensive bike attached with a Seasucker. He had absolute confidence in...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 01:15 PM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

I can't, my helmet gets in the way; I don't like...

I can't, my helmet gets in the way; I don't like wearing it rotated back.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 01:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 214
Posted By WhyFi

A) Stan's sucks for road bikes B) I'd agree...

A) Stan's sucks for road bikes
B) I'd agree that tubeless might not be for you if you're not going to be riding very regularly
C) this is the thread with the most comprehensive collection of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

Embrace it. We all look like dorks on the bike. ...

Embrace it. We all look like dorks on the bike.

Well, not me - I'm one of the cool guys in Spandex, but ya know... solidarity and whatnot.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 507
Posted By WhyFi

Merlin regularly has them for under $200...

Merlin regularly has them for under $200 (https://www.merlincycles.com/en-us/shimano-ultegra-r8000-chainset-11-speed-102855.html) with the BB for under $20...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

The Carbon one, or whatever they call it? I want...

The Carbon one, or whatever they call it? I want that color, too. The light gray is very light - it's more off-white than gray.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

Possibly. MN is usually pretty humid, but it was...

Possibly. MN is usually pretty humid, but it was pretty pleasant in that regard on Sun. I'm not usually too bothered by humidity while riding, though, not once we're in to the season, at least. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

Lol. After five months or so of floating around...

Lol. After five months or so of floating around the Royal Mail and USPS, my original Rapha Festive 500 patch has arrived. Now I've got two that I don't know what to do with. Maybe one will go on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

I'm sure that there's some YMMV and possibly...

I'm sure that there's some YMMV and possibly evolving construction/materials, but I was in a current, light gray Core jersey (and white sun sleeves) for 4 hours over the weekend with temps hovering...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

I've rarely regretted buying a decent set of...

I've rarely regretted buying a decent set of glasses on sale.

If you can get your hands on them, take a peep through some Oakley Prizm Road lenses (there are a few versions, now, but I have only...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 507
Posted By WhyFi

This is actually not a terribly uncommon...

This is actually not a terribly uncommon occurrence with these bonded Shimano cranks. I would check with the shop where you got it and see if they can do anything - there's a good chance that they...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 418
Posted By WhyFi

fify :p

fify

:p
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 73
Posted By WhyFi

https://ridewithgps.com (https://ridewithgps.com/)

https://ridewithgps.com (https://ridewithgps.com/)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 418
Posted By WhyFi

What? You want a list to shake your fist at?

What? You want a list to shake your fist at?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

It'd be a hard-fought battle, but I think that...

It'd be a hard-fought battle, but I think that the offerings from 100% have the highest doosh quotient when it comes to sunglasses.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

For the lines with a more casual fit (Core,...

For the lines with a more casual fit (Core, Classic, Brevet), you'd probably want an M - at the same height and 10lbs heavier (~41 chest), the L is form-fitting but not plastered on. They're really...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 418
Posted By WhyFi

And then there are a lot of improvements that are...

And then there are a lot of improvements that are actually improvements that drive sales.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

Extended coverage along the top, be it with tall...

Extended coverage along the top, be it with tall frames, frameless, or frameless along the top, is starting to become pretty common, it seems. Not that it matters much to me - I don't think that I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I'm relatively new to the "easy" ride and I...

Yeah, I'm relatively new to the "easy" ride and I still have the urge to squash the people that seem to be making a show of passing me while I'm putzing along.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

The Classics? Probably depends on your face. I...

The Classics? Probably depends on your face. I most frequently ride with some Ray Bans in a similar style and there's enough of a gap that fogging has never been a problem. Then again, I'm sure that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

Other than during severe storms, I would love...

Other than during severe storms, I would love tree coverage like that. We have two mature trees shading the house, one on the south side and one on the west. They save us so much in cooling costs...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 07:03 AM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

The Explore glasses are the only ones that I...

The Explore glasses are the only ones that I don't really like. The Classic are the ones that I'd be most likely to buy, based on aesthetics alone, but they're likely too small for my melon. Also, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

Rapha recently released some new sunglasses. My...

Rapha recently released some new sunglasses. My knee-jerk reaction was, "those look kinda French-shower-y..." Second thought was, "I kinda want 'em..." :o
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 06:40 AM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

I haven't woken to an alarm since the...

I haven't woken to an alarm since the shelter-in-place started. I woke too late for a ride yesterday, but today I was up in time. I initially woke up at about 3:30 and briefly considered going out...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,159
Posted By WhyFi

It would be awesome if breweries were marked at...

It would be awesome if breweries were marked at all on the route planner, instead we have prominently marked mobile home parks. :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 227
Posted By WhyFi

The one with the dropped seat stays is the newer,...

The one with the dropped seat stays is the newer, more areo design.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

Remember when 2016 started off bad and we thought...

Remember when 2016 started off bad and we thought that it couldn't get much worse? :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,159
Posted By WhyFi

Nope. Still no wheels on your previous post.

Nope. Still no wheels on your previous post.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,159
Posted By WhyFi

Lots of weird insinuations going on here, but not...

Lots of weird insinuations going on here, but not much is salient.

Sure, more users makes their data more robust - are you insinuating that people are leaving in droves and it's endangering that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

If you have it, you might as well, but the main...

If you have it, you might as well, but the main concern to me was the FD cable contacting the side of the hole where it exited the back/top of the BB area.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

Which levers? The RS-685 on the Domane frayed,...

Which levers? The RS-685 on the Domane frayed, but that was at ~8000 miles. I don't think that any are as bad as the x700-series.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,028
Posted By WhyFi

Whoa. They have a bridge that's 300 feet above...

Whoa. They have a bridge that's 300 feet above sea level?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

Velo Creeper :twitchy:

Velo Creeper :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 08:00 AM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

They tried doing segmented subscriptions, similar...

They tried doing segmented subscriptions, similar to what you're talking about, a couple of years ago for $2.99/month, but people didn't go for it. To be fair, you could still view the full segment...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

To me, the best part of the Strava Stalk feature...

To me, the best part of the Strava Stalk feature (FlyBy) is to check out the routes of people that you cross paths with on the road. Like the person following you, I'm following a handful of locals...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

I keep thinking that I should fire up a game or...

I keep thinking that I should fire up a game or two, but I always have better things to do with those chunks of time. Still, I feel... remiss in not utilizing the rather nice GPU that I bought in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

Similar. I don't set an alarm these days - I...

Similar. I don't set an alarm these days - I figure if I sleep too late to get in a ride, I probably needed the sleep more - and woke up about 45 min too late to squeeze in a quickie.



To piss...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

No, it's not a case of a ride that needs to be...

No, it's not a case of a ride that needs to be trimmed - it's all car, no legitimate activity content whatsoever. Also, he stopped doing fake rides with his Fenix, which captures HR, and has recently...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 07:35 PM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

Very... odd. The guy that "dethroned" me while...

Very... odd. The guy that "dethroned" me while driving around in his car just "dethroned" me again... in his car, again. Looking at his rides over the past week, two have been legit with a Garmin...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

I'm willing to jump on that fatness grenade for...

I'm willing to jump on that fatness grenade for you - send me the scones. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

My boy has a stuffed animal named Ged; I got him...

My boy has a stuffed animal named Ged; I got him in to Le Guin's Earthsea series. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

If it's over 3 minutes and a pretty well...

If it's over 3 minutes and a pretty well travelled segment, top 5-10% is probably the best that I can expect - between group rides and a handful of guys hammering segments on tri rigs, it's tough...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

Only if it'll bring out the Strava pitchforks.

Only if it'll bring out the Strava pitchforks.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

I got three Strava notifications while I was out...

I got three Strava notifications while I was out on a ride today, all of them to tell me that I'd lost KOMs. Now, keep in mind that I'm a big boy, so the only KOMs I'm getting are short, high output...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12,566
Views: 221,591
Posted By WhyFi

:lol: And that wouldn't have gotten you on...

:lol:

And that wouldn't have gotten you on the podium last week.
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