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Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

Whole Paycheck don't fall for that one.

Whole Paycheck don't fall for that one.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

Prolly for the better that you didn't go - you...

Prolly for the better that you didn't go - you might have been blown too far from home and then been too far away from any place that sells water in that desolate state. :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

Went grocery shopping. Got to the cashier....

Went grocery shopping. Got to the cashier. Realized that my wallet was still at home, sitting on a bookshelf, drying out from yesterday. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

...but don't rule out some W -> E KOM hunting....

...but don't rule out some W -> E KOM hunting. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

Oof - good luck.

Oof - good luck.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 11:52 AM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

Costco is *made* for wide.... shopping carts......

Costco is *made* for wide.... shopping carts... yet I still spend half of my time there waiting for people to get out of the way.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

Simon says "RTFM." ...

Simon says "RTFM."

https://twitter.com/SimonCowell/status/1292629837790601216
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 11:29 AM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

D'oh!

D'oh!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

Obviously.

Obviously.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

But they have lower pressure contact points, so...

But they have lower pressure contact points, so they probably subject the surface to less and tear.

#wideandlowisthewaytogo...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 11:09 AM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

Promising, but where do MUP Trolls fit in?

Promising, but where do MUP Trolls fit in?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 194
Posted By WhyFi

There are a number of online pressure calculators...

There are a number of online pressure calculators - use them as a starting point, but adjust as needed/wanted.

Set yourself up for maintenance schedule first - do that and flats will be few and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

Of course, don't you listen when drivers buzz you...

Of course, don't you listen when drivers buzz you - cyclists don't pay any taxes for infrastructure. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

Little bolt or biggin'? Little bolts usually just...

Little bolt or biggin'? Little bolts usually just pinch the crankarm on to the spindle, essentially the same as stem to a steerer. Big bolts usually thread in to the spindle. Either way, being...
08-10-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 435
Posted By WhyFi

Ha! Where was this? I had a similar thing...

Ha! Where was this?

I had a similar thing happen at Lake Harriet a couple weeks ago - my boy was on his bike and I was towing the little one in the Burley. As we approached the sharp-ish left...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

I've got a way around that one, too... or at...

I've got a way around that one, too... or at least I used to. :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

:thumb: I knew that I had it bookmarked some...

:thumb: I knew that I had it bookmarked some place, but I wasn't sure if it was an actual Strava map or if it was a third party that had leeched the info. Since I have the subscription, I've just...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 09:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 337
Posted By WhyFi

I suppose that rail trails are a little different...

I suppose that rail trails are a little different than roads, but I'm still having a hard time believing that you'd have to go very far out of your way, if at all, to find a refill some place in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

But, but, but! Some of the :50: in the Greater 41...

But, but, but! Some of the :50: in the Greater 41 lead me to believe that wide tires were being foisted upon us because they're necessary for unnecessarily stiff wundercrabon bikes and that no such...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

Kind of, but not really. There are tubeless tires...

Kind of, but not really. There are tubeless tires and tubeless ready tires. Tubeless tires are the ones with the impermeable lining that doesn't require sealant - I don't know that I've actually come...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 337
Posted By WhyFi

How much further are you looking to go? I get out...

How much further are you looking to go? I get out in to the boonies regularly enough, and I can't say that I wouldn't be able to find a gas station or convenience store someplace along a route of any...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

The road in LAJ's video wouldn't be unusual in my...

The road in LAJ's video wouldn't be unusual in my area, either. There are definitely better roads out there, but that kind of surface condition wouldn't be bad enough to make me avoid it. I'm more...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

How so? I don't see how it's any more ********...

How so? I don't see how it's any more ******** than putting a tube in a regular tire. I mean, yeah, on average the tire will cost you a handful of dollars more, but that doesn't mean that you need to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 194
Posted By WhyFi

My suggestion: if you go this route, only do so...

My suggestion: if you go this route, only do so if they'll let you watch and (ideally) talk you through some of the nuances. The biggest obstacle with tubeless is the learning curve; having someone...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

Two new hookless wheelsets have been introduced,...

Two new hookless wheelsets have been introduced, but (among manufacturers of any significance) we're still probably able to count all of the available models on one hand - saying that they're...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

When I woke this morning, I wasn't terribly...

When I woke this morning, I wasn't terribly bummed to hear that the passing car tires were rolling on wet pavement - storms moved through again last night, waking me more than once to wind, thunder...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By WhyFi

I wouldn't quite say that wide tires have circled...

I wouldn't quite say that wide tires have circled back to what they were. Many modern rims are significantly wider so the profile and handling is going to be considerably different.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 175
Posted By WhyFi

I have the Zipp 303S - 23mm int, hookless - with...

I have the Zipp 303S - 23mm int, hookless - with 28mm Pro One Addix @+/-60psi. I guess that I can't say that you'll feel zero spring, but I can say that nothing sketchy or untoward has called...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 09:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By WhyFi

Extra width for what? For the cutout, it helps if...

Extra width for what? For the cutout, it helps if you're prone to pressure/numbness. For the snub nose, it gives some more structural support than sitting on your perineum.



Many (most?)...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 151
Posted By WhyFi

Saddles are always going to be super personal, so...

Saddles are always going to be super personal, so a grain of salt - better for me is not necessarily better for you and vice versa...

The bigger cutouts are helpful if you still get perineum...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

Since I have the camera connected... I'd...

Since I have the camera connected...

I'd forgotten about this one, which happened at the outset of the 200k a few days back - a little concerning because there was a car coming up along side me,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

Nice.

Nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

Does that mean that I get a mileage modifier for...

Does that mean that I get a mileage modifier for today?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

Strangely, I did not. I'm usually sensitive to...

Strangely, I did not. I'm usually sensitive to that, so I can't imagine why I didn't notice this time around... :foo:

https://youtu.be/ZvHIg8Gof-c
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

Is it bad that an additional 4-5 oz of water...

Is it bad that an additional 4-5 oz of water squeezed in to each wheel while riding through streams and puddles? Yeah, kinda.

That reminds me - they've been drying out since and I should probably...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

When we swapped windows to sound damping models,...

When we swapped windows to sound damping models, it help considerably. Hard to believe that just panes of different thickness makes that much of a difference.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By WhyFi

What does your frame take? Posts with an aero...

What does your frame take? Posts with an aero upper section and round insertion section are few and far between.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

Are you still thinking steel, possibly custom? If...

Are you still thinking steel, possibly custom? If so, why not get that rolling and see what shakes out with the groupsets in the meantime?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

I'll take a deep breathe and count to 9 before I...

I'll take a deep breathe and count to 9 before I post.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

Kids these days - gettin' mixed up in the wrong...

Kids these days - gettin' mixed up in the wrong crowds.



Shouldn't we be talking about cheese pizzas if we're going with your beige analogy? Cheese pizza might not be a first choice for many,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 05:56 PM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

Wouldn't want that glycogen window to slam shut...

Wouldn't want that glycogen window to slam shut on ya, now would you? :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

Pfffft. If whole roasted chicken were beige,...

Pfffft. If whole roasted chicken were beige, would Costco's business plan hinge on selling it?

Case closed.

;)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

You sound like you're coming at this from the...

You sound like you're coming at this from the boneless, skinless chicken breast perspective. If so, you're comparing the best(ish) beef cuts vs worst chicken cuts. Not exactly fair (there are a lot...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 823
Posted By WhyFi

:50:

:50:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

I removed about 200ml of fluid from my front...

I removed about 200ml of fluid from my front wheel. I put in ~50ml worth of sealant a couple weeks ago. :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

This made me think about the ridiculous number of...

This made me think about the ridiculous number of repeats that I'd need to do to. Maybe one of these weeks I'll give it a whirl. Start small with 10k feet or something... :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

At least I didn't have to worry about...

At least I didn't have to worry about overheating.

For a while, my jersey was billowing just enough to not make much contact with my skin (I'd unzipped a little earlier in the ride) and then I'd...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 194
Posted By WhyFi

There are a lot of threads. Maybe start on this...

There are a lot of threads. Maybe start on this one - https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1198094-tubeless-not.html
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

Went out for a leisurely 2 hour spin and got...

Went out for a leisurely 2 hour spin and got hammered in a downpour for about 40 minutes. Sheets of rain, big and deep puddles. I was mildly concerned about the possibility of a driver hitting me...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,443
Views: 17,859
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, I was talking about the elevation lead. I...

Oh, I was talking about the elevation lead. I think that you (and I) would need to travel another state to threaten his lead for the week. :o
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