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Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

Wife wanted to have some margaritas on the patio...

Wife wanted to have some margaritas on the patio at a local restaurant, but we have kids that need to get to bed and it's a cool, Friday evening after a week-long warm spell, so most places are...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

200 would be a distance that I'd be interested...

200 would be a distance that I'd be interested in. 380+ or 1,000? Eff that noise.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 362
Posted By WhyFi

People only ***** about the expensive ones...

People only ***** about the expensive ones getting cut, so I have to think that the cheap ones are a-okay.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 1,927
Posted By WhyFi

It's good to know that that Trek frame/fork...

It's good to know that that Trek frame/fork weighs the same as my R3 Disc, though it is unfortunate that my R3 doesn't ride any better than the ol' Trek. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,593
Posted By WhyFi

Well, have you seen some of the posters here?

Well, have you seen some of the posters here?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 332
Posted By WhyFi

Cool, but not a surprise - she's a beast. Just...

Cool, but not a surprise - she's a beast. Just before she joined GCN, she did the same Taiwan KOM Challenge climb/race as Si and one of the other GCN boys and she crushed them.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

This is a parkway that follows a creek on the...

This is a parkway that follows a creek on the left side of the frame - yeah, there are some fairly expensive homes along there, most of them older with good character.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

Still not seeing you request to follow. :foo: ...

Still not seeing you request to follow. :foo:

Ah. Found it, just didn't get a notification for some reason.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 09:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 383
Posted By WhyFi

Yes, it's going to vary, but it's not as if...

Yes, it's going to vary, but it's not as if people are pulling these numbers out of their keisters. If you haven't listened to the Cycling Tips podcast, it's worthwhile -...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 08:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 525
Posted By WhyFi

It's more accurate at any given instant. Over the...

It's more accurate at any given instant. Over the course of a segment or ride, most won't see a difference.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

Good point.

Good point.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 895
Posted By WhyFi

Ben Foster aka The Other Ben Foster.

Ben Foster aka The Other Ben Foster.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

Follow me back and I can send you an invite.

Follow me back and I can send you an invite.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

I live in a metro area with 3MM+ people - not...

I live in a metro area with 3MM+ people - not terribly common here.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 383
Posted By WhyFi

Lower pressure isn't just a matter of comfort -...

Lower pressure isn't just a matter of comfort - smooth is fast. Higher pressures with less than pristine surfaces lead to suspension losses - some of your forward energy is being deflected upwards in...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 1,266
Views: 152,346
Posted By WhyFi

^^^ I love the frame and all of the componentry...

^^^ I love the frame and all of the componentry (minus the pedals), but the downward tilted saddle, as far forward as it'll go, and on a zero setback post, just doesn't look right. Upturned stems are...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

Correct.

Correct.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

From the morning ride - ...

From the morning ride -

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Damn thing started running towards me when we saw each...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

Why would you even say that?

Why would you even say that?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

I'd rather not.

I'd rather not.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 06:15 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 383
Posted By WhyFi

Wheels/rims matter, too - the larger the volume,...

Wheels/rims matter, too - the larger the volume, whether through larger tires and/or wider rims, the lower you can go. Tubeless allows you to run even a little lower, if desired. For reference, I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 08:09 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 657
Posted By WhyFi

I'm not sure - I've never set a hard limit. We've...

I'm not sure - I've never set a hard limit. We've had generally the same weather over the period that you're talking about. I did go out once in the full sun, heat of the day, and I was perfectly...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,060
Posted By WhyFi

Are you sure that it wasn't a glute injury?...

Are you sure that it wasn't a glute injury? 'Cause you don't seem to know your ass from your knee.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 05:13 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 03:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 525
Posted By WhyFi

...his Wahoo has GPS. Even under heavy tree...

...his Wahoo has GPS. Even under heavy tree cover, my Wahoo almost never loses signal, but the indicated speed may be a smidge jumpy.
07-09-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 395
Posted By WhyFi

You're going to come out of them if your ankle...

You're going to come out of them if your ankle twists relative to the pedal - it's not like they're going to clamp down on you like a badger.

Speedplays are great - easy in, easy out, adjustable...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 525
Posted By WhyFi

It might help smooth out things like your average...

It might help smooth out things like your average speed at times when you have poor satellite connectivity, but I don't think that it's of great value.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

They do have some good donut holes. :innocent:

They do have some good donut holes. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

I only put together the box and hauled the soil;...

I only put together the box and hauled the soil; the wife, the kids and (I believe) Pinterest are responsible for everything else.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

On the local FB cycling page, someone was asking...

On the local FB cycling page, someone was asking about riding a series of MUPs in the city. I love this answer -
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

I usually got stuff in under a week, but I often...

I usually got stuff in under a week, but I often ordered well ahead of the time that I'd need it, anyway. For some things, total price may still be compelling, but my average order was typically in...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

Wow. Looks like some of the deals at Merlin...

Wow. Looks like some of the deals at Merlin aren't going to be quite as good anymore - their free shipping threshold to the US is now $325 :twitchy:

I tried to buy a couple base layers and the...
07-09-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 653
Posted By WhyFi

That's funny. There was recently a thread wherein...

That's funny. There was recently a thread wherein a guy asked why his UCI stripes were in the wrong order. Turns out his frame was all kinds of counterfeit.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,060
Posted By WhyFi

Let's look at the the OP for context... ...

Let's look at the the OP for context...



Funny. I'm not seeing any requests for observation if and only if it's backed by robust data. :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,060
Posted By WhyFi

Don't tease us.

Don't tease us.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,060
Posted By WhyFi

Got it - so you're moving goalposts wherein...

Got it - so you're moving goalposts wherein subjective, real world observation need to be quantified but stuff quantified in a lab setting don't count. ******g excelling work, man. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,060
Posted By WhyFi

I'm directly responding to your assertion that...

I'm directly responding to your assertion that others have done the OP a disservice by making it a one-aspect comparison. They have not, as I have clearly shown.

As far as answering his question...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, the wife is thinking that she went a little...

Yeah, the wife is thinking that she went a little overboard, and this is after removing some cucumber and tomato plants. And yes, that's corn - there's four stalks in there.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

Clever little bastards. We had a similar problem...

Clever little bastards. We had a similar problem with our (meager) blueberry crop and birds each of the last two years.

I'll have to look in to the grapes sometime. Plenty of the honey-do list at...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 181
Posted By WhyFi

The lack of tire options is, unfortunately, the...

The lack of tire options is, unfortunately, the main reason that I've been hesitant to recommend the UST system to those just setting out on the tubeless journey. I don't keep track too closely...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

When we went to the arboretum the other day, we...

When we went to the arboretum the other day, we saw some grapes growing up a trellis. It made us briefly consider uprooting our pergola wisteria to plant grapes, instead. I think that they were wine...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

What's the draft like at 20'? Seriously,...

What's the draft like at 20'?

Seriously, though, the thing that stands out to me in this is that maintaining a 20' gap is going to make passing really difficult for drivers. Like, obnoxiously and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 122
Views: 4,060
Posted By WhyFi

It's funny that you keep saying that people are...

It's funny that you keep saying that people are making it in to a one-aspect argument; this is a summary of the first five posts that discuss the tire attributes -
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

Grrrrr. LPLO even though I already posted?!...

Grrrrr. LPLO even though I already posted?! :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

Veg garden is going ham - ...

Veg garden is going ham -

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

Is it the best, most wonderful lung disinfectant?

Is it the best, most wonderful lung disinfectant?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

What is the protocol for businesses/restaurants...

What is the protocol for businesses/restaurants in AZ at this time? Is it pre-covid business as usual?

Restaurants in Mpls are open, but indoor capacity is limited to 50% with spacing...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

I'm surprised that MN isn't on there, with all of...

I'm surprised that MN isn't on there, with all of the protests. Then again, maybe that's just a matter of testing and demographics that are historically under-served.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

I don't want to get in to the weeds, but these...

I don't want to get in to the weeds, but these are horrible analogies.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12,955
Views: 232,332
Posted By WhyFi

Grrr. LPLO

Grrr. LPLO
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