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Forum: Foo
07-15-19, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 86
Posted By DrIsotope

I wanna see someone try to grate cream cheese....

I wanna see someone try to grate cream cheese. Not allowed to freeze it.
07-15-19, 08:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 172
Posted By DrIsotope

Can you use tubeless tires with tubes? Sure. ...

Can you use tubeless tires with tubes? Sure. Should you use tubeless tires with tubes? Not really.
07-15-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 416
Posted By DrIsotope

Foss. Though to be fair, they don't really...

Foss.

Though to be fair, they don't really use pawls at all.
07-15-19, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 197
Posted By DrIsotope

Bike Aid Dri-Slide. Will never gum up. One...

Bike Aid Dri-Slide. Will never gum up. One bottle will last a lifetime.
Forum: Commuting
07-15-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 183
Posted By DrIsotope

^^^ Well, I feel almost a camaraderie with that,...

^^^ Well, I feel almost a camaraderie with that, because I got so mad at a walk-behind string trimmer that I punched a wall-- right on a studline, of course-- and snapped the 5th metacarpal in my...
07-15-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 51
Posted By DrIsotope

Two Fish Quick Cage Adapter...

Two Fish Quick Cage Adapter (https://www.amazon.com/TwoFish-714-Quick-Cage-Adapter/dp/B003RLJ8L6)

PDW 3Wrencho (https://www.amazon.com/Portland-Design-Works-3wrencho-Wrench/dp/B008RV1QWK)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 06:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 119
Posted By DrIsotope

If you want light, Aeon. I wish I could find one...

If you want light, Aeon. I wish I could find one in my size at a price I would pay, because my wife's is hella light.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 257
Posted By DrIsotope

I don't even notice mine anymore. But more...

I don't even notice mine anymore. But more importantly, a few seconds of coasting can clear a line on the trail, because other people absolutely do notice. Which is a bonus.
07-15-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,746
Posted By DrIsotope

I usually don't have much of an issue with...

I usually don't have much of an issue with necroposts, but this is a stretch. Seventeen years? Really?

Closed,
Replies: 13
Views: 202
Posted By DrIsotope

Moved to Appraisals.

Moved to Appraisals.
Forum: Foo
07-15-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 216
Posted By DrIsotope

She. If you get stung by a bee, it's a lady. ...

She. If you get stung by a bee, it's a lady. Male bees (drones) do not have stingers, and generally do not leave the hive. All of the pollination work is done by female bees.
Forum: Foo
07-15-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 216
Posted By DrIsotope

I have noticed that the buzzy ladies have quite...

I have noticed that the buzzy ladies have quite good collision avoidance... up to about 12mph. I've flown through veritable clouds of bees, to where I can hear the humming in the air, and not had a...
07-15-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 564
Posted By DrIsotope

According to the story, in the wreck another...

According to the story, in the wreck another bike's pedal caught the floor and lifted up one of the boards, and unfortunately for Gobbo, he slid right into it. Three hour surgery, apparently...
Forum: Foo
07-14-19, 10:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 216
Posted By DrIsotope

I live where bees have not gone down in number at...

I live where bees have not gone down in number at all. I read a lot about the great loss of honeybees, but that's not here. My first year on the bike, I was stung 4 times, including 3 inside the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,965
Posted By DrIsotope

You do of course recognize that not all of us use...

You do of course recognize that not all of us use Garmins, correct? Beyond that fact, I was a Garmin user for ~3 years, and Connect has continually proven to be, IMO, clunky. Strava, particularly...
07-14-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 945
Posted By DrIsotope

Frame bag! I recently bought a Topeak Midloader...

Frame bag! I recently bought a Topeak Midloader for this exact kind of ride-- and it's great. Easily fits 100+ miles worth of supplies.

But if you have someone willing to drive SAG, then by all...
07-13-19, 04:51 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 537
Posted By DrIsotope

That's part of conditioning and fit. As your bum...

That's part of conditioning and fit. As your bum starts to get sore, you unconsciously put more weight on your hands, so then those go numb.

I'm a dropbar guy, but in my flatbar days I couldn't...
07-13-19, 04:50 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,050
Posted By DrIsotope

I think any stomping may have been prevented by...

I think any stomping may have been prevented by the fact that the guy on the bike was about a head taller than the angry guy in the BMW. I was genuinely surprised the lawyer put a hand on the...
07-13-19, 04:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 537
Posted By DrIsotope

In my experience, longer distances come through...

In my experience, longer distances come through conditioning. You ride longer, spending more hours in the saddle, until your body gradually acclimates to it. I still start to get some discomfort in...
07-13-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,050
Posted By DrIsotope

The second angle is probably more damning than...

The second angle is probably more damning than the first. Starting around the 1:00 mark.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RvZnvZnWVY8&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 3,436
Posted By DrIsotope

If y'all just want to see a number, make it...

If y'all just want to see a number, make it happen. Want to do a ride at 18 or 19mph? Easy. Pick a flat loop of less than a mile. I have a lap around a parking lot at our non-operational airport. ...
Forum: Introductions
07-13-19, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 259
Posted By DrIsotope

Another welcome from another in SoCal

Another welcome from another in SoCal
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,965
Posted By DrIsotope

I am-- and I'm sure hoping isn't crippling...

I am-- and I'm sure hoping isn't crippling features in the hopes of getting more paid members. The (hopefully) coincidental loss of added functionality the very day after the ReLive breakup is...
07-12-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,392
Posted By DrIsotope

Alright fellas, let's try to bring it down a few...

Alright fellas, let's try to bring it down a few notches. Neither of you are gonna convince the other, so maybe you should both drop it, eh?

Note: this is an official suggestion.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 06:51 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,965
Posted By DrIsotope

My KOM/PR/yPR splits are still there-- your ride...

My KOM/PR/yPR splits are still there-- your ride also doesn't have the Chase the Ladder summary for the first time I can recall. So something is amiss.
Forum: Introductions
07-12-19, 04:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 241
Posted By DrIsotope

Welcome to Bike Forums! Absolutely nothing wrong...

Welcome to Bike Forums! Absolutely nothing wrong with an e-Bike for commuting. If I had to ride to the same place every day, I would absolutely have assist on the bike.
07-12-19, 04:26 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,052
Posted By DrIsotope

First my brain says, "Well, we made it home alive...

First my brain says, "Well, we made it home alive at least." Then the other part of my brain, that continually and rightfully argues with the first part says, "But did we though?"
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,965
Posted By DrIsotope

There's definitely something going on in the...

There's definitely something going on in the background at Strava that they apparently don't want us end-users to know about. They've been quietly dropping support for third-party apps for years...
07-12-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,241
Posted By DrIsotope

Isn't it summer? I feel like these threads are...

Isn't it summer? I feel like these threads are usually relegated to other, colder seasons.

The answer is: we will probably never know. You would have to put the drivetrain on some sort of...
07-12-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 355
Posted By DrIsotope

On any carbon frame, you shouldn't need to be...

On any carbon frame, you shouldn't need to be sanding with any aggressive papers-- you're only trying to put a tooth in the surface for the primer to adhere to. I can't see using anything rougher...
07-11-19, 10:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 487
Posted By DrIsotope

As a guy sitting over here at (checks calculator)...

As a guy sitting over here at (checks calculator) 2.86 on this particular day, this is actually kinda uplifting. Because now I have a bonafide excuse for those days I deliberately set out to ascend...
Forum: Introductions
07-11-19, 06:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 306
Posted By DrIsotope

Welcome to Bike Forums!

Welcome to Bike Forums!
07-10-19, 09:12 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,392
Posted By DrIsotope

I'll just eat a pickle, thanks.

I'll just eat a pickle, thanks.
07-10-19, 09:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,262
Posted By DrIsotope

I realize it's late in the game now, but with a...

I realize it's late in the game now, but with a BSA30 bottom bracket, you're opened up to most any 30mm spindle crank, so it would increase your options quite a bit. I just switched to BSA30 to run a...
07-10-19, 08:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 578
Posted By DrIsotope

Those pedals are old enough to vote. But they're...

Those pedals are old enough to vote. But they're still SPD, so you can use SM-SH51. When the A515 were being made, they also had the SH-SM55 multi-release cleats, but those were phased out ages...
07-10-19, 08:07 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,262
Posted By DrIsotope

Neat. I'm also a big fan of 42T + 10-42 cassette.

Neat. I'm also a big fan of 42T + 10-42 cassette.
07-10-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,392
Posted By DrIsotope

After finishing my ride today, my right foot...

After finishing my ride today, my right foot started to cramp up on me when I pointed my toes to take my shoe off. I tried yelling at my foot, but it was recalcitrant. Incalcitrant, even. So I...
07-10-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 493
Posted By DrIsotope

If it is indeed a 2004-- and it appears to be--...

If it is indeed a 2004-- and it appears to be-- the asking price is really, really high. Bicycle Blue Book has $341 for best possible condition for that year bike.
07-10-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 493
Posted By DrIsotope

I think the model year is quite important-- Trek...

I think the model year is quite important-- Trek made the 5000 for like 15 years. Tough to make any judgement both sight unseen, and not knowing the age.

Also just a side observation, but y'all...
07-10-19, 04:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,386
Posted By DrIsotope

In the assembly manual for my R3, it explicitly...

In the assembly manual for my R3, it explicitly states not to have any spacers above the stem, as well as the max amount of spacers below the stem. The top of the steerer is supposed to be ~3mm below...
Forum: Triathlon
07-10-19, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 224
Posted By DrIsotope

So long as the Cervelo is in really good shape, I...

So long as the Cervelo is in really good shape, I say go for the P1. Absolutely nothing wrong with 10-speed. On a flatter course, you're going to use less than half of the gears anyway.

If your...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 04:16 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,092
Posted By DrIsotope

Also perhaps worthy of mention, AFAIK, Shimano...

Also perhaps worthy of mention, AFAIK, Shimano and Praxis are the only two mfrs. offering forged rings (everyone else casts) so they tend to last a bit longer. Sometimes quite a bit longer.
Forum: Foo
07-10-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By DrIsotope

But wait, there's more! The lighting matching is...

But wait, there's more! The lighting matching is getting really good.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ZRUZzZPGto
07-10-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 5,093
Posted By DrIsotope

I can't imagine someone burning just 20kcal/mi. ...

I can't imagine someone burning just 20kcal/mi. Their power output would have to be under 100W. So either very small, or moving very slowly. The only way I can personally dip below 30kcal/mi is to...
07-09-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,174
Posted By DrIsotope

Get right on his back wheel. He's a big guy, he...

Get right on his back wheel. He's a big guy, he can cut through the wind for you. You will need to put out about 60% of his effort to stay behind him, even at speeds above 20mph. If he wants to work...
Forum: Foo
07-09-19, 08:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 526
Posted By DrIsotope

To clarify to anyone who doesn't know: this is a...

To clarify to anyone who doesn't know: this is a usage of Deepfake, which is an AI that specializes in human image synthesis. That clip is from The Shining, and the Deepfake AI, using stored...
Forum: Introductions
07-09-19, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 295
Posted By DrIsotope

Welcome to Bike Forums!

Welcome to Bike Forums!
07-09-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,244
Posted By DrIsotope

The correct answer is McKee's 37 Matte Finish...

The correct answer is McKee's 37 Matte Finish Cleaner & Protectant...
07-09-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,140
Posted By DrIsotope

My farmer lines are soft and fuzzy because I...

My farmer lines are soft and fuzzy because I don't think I own more than two jerseys with the same length sleeves.

It's not legit until you have the tanlines from the bib straps on your back....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-19, 09:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,209
Posted By DrIsotope

Yep. First two times up within 10 seconds of each...

Yep. First two times up within 10 seconds of each other. Third trip way slower. I donít know if it was the average, or the peaks into the high 600s, but it certainly sucked. Iím not much of a...
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