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Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 344
Posted By WhyFi

Power meters are most often in close agreement,...

Power meters are most often in close agreement, so this kind of disparity is unusual. If there's doubt, one could probably do a hanging weight test - I'm sure that Garmin has something in their...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 06:59 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 35,486
Posted By WhyFi

It clearly shows that his level of cumulative...

It clearly shows that his level of cumulative fatigue is a little high and that he should consider taking it a little easy today. Geez, can't you read?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 35,486
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, it's certainly not a good look. We're...

Oh, it's certainly not a good look. We're wondering if we'll ever see him again. He evidently broke his clavicle on a group ride 8 years ago, too (again, his fault) and she wasn't happy then, either....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 35,486
Posted By WhyFi

The group's end-of-year ride, last night, could...

The group's end-of-year ride, last night, could have went better.

A group irregular, a guy with a reputation for being squirrelly at times, drifted in to another guy and may or may not have gotten...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-20, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 35,486
Posted By WhyFi

That blows. Does this ever (often?) mean...

That blows. Does this ever (often?) mean additional nights on the road?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 35,486
Posted By WhyFi

BBC. They have links, I can just feel it.

BBC. They have links, I can just feel it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 545
Posted By WhyFi

What are you sellin'? :notamused:

What are you sellin'? :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 35,486
Posted By WhyFi

ef;dr (election fatigue; didn't read) I'm...

ef;dr (election fatigue; didn't read)

I'm trying to avoid clicking on any link that might contain article/thumbnail links about the debate.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 722
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, but they're French. :innocent:

Yeah, but they're French.

:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 35,486
Posted By WhyFi

I take my kids to the Maritime Museum in Newport...

I take my kids to the Maritime Museum in Newport News pretty much every year, and they have the boat from that come-from-behind America's Cup victory on display there. I've looked at it... but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 35,486
Posted By WhyFi

Ya got me, but anything that makes it feel like...

Ya got me, but anything that makes it feel like more ponderous work to flog the bike back and forth is no good IMO.



Prolly.

Which means that you should get a really go-fast bike to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 722
Posted By WhyFi

Depends on which forum you're on. :innocent:

Depends on which forum you're on. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 35,486
Posted By WhyFi

Ah, so they do use wings, though?

Ah, so they do use wings, though?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 35,486
Posted By WhyFi

So, when does a sail stop being a sail and just...

So, when does a sail stop being a sail and just become a vertical wing? :foo:
10-23-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 90
Posted By WhyFi

I've never owned a direct drive trainer, but...

I've never owned a direct drive trainer, but yeah, they essentially replace the rear wheel, so I don't know why you wouldn't just use your existing TA.

I haven't shopped a trainer in earnest in...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 35,486
Posted By WhyFi

Lighter bikes certainly feel more responsive to...

Lighter bikes certainly feel more responsive to thrashing, so that could be a big part of it. I've also mentioned this many times in the various "rotating weight doesn't matter!!!" threads, but...
10-23-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,360
Posted By WhyFi

I was referring to your attempted comparison to...

I was referring to your attempted comparison to attitudes towards Asian goods. Other than Pearl Izumi, I can't think of a cycling apparel company out of Asia and I don't recall anyone getting worked...
10-23-20, 10:21 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,360
Posted By WhyFi

Damn, you reachin'.

Damn, you reachin'.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 35,486
Posted By WhyFi

Probably a little bit of everything. Do you feel...

Probably a little bit of everything. Do you feel like you're riding at about the same level of exertion? Or what about surface type - do you avoid gravel on the Schwinn?
10-23-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 90
Posted By WhyFi

Ah, it looks similar to the RAT axles that were...

Ah, it looks similar to the RAT axles that were on my Cervelo. I had to replace the captive bit on the ~dropouts with a threaded replacements, which Robert Axle provided. Looks like they'd have to so...
10-23-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 90
Posted By WhyFi

https://robertaxleproject.com/axle-finder-2/ ...

https://robertaxleproject.com/axle-finder-2/

If they don't have your specific model listed in their finder, try the chat (or go through the measuring process outlined).
10-23-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 383
Posted By WhyFi

The subforum is in a weird place -...

The subforum is in a weird place - https://www.bikeforums.net/indoor-stationary-cycling-forum/

To be honest, I've never had a problem with pets/kids and getting too close to the trainer. When I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,133
Posted By WhyFi

See previous - ...

See previous -



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Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 35,486
Posted By WhyFi

It's the proud name chosen by the public for the...

It's the proud name chosen by the public for the UK's top Antarctic research vessel.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 35,486
Posted By WhyFi

That's both :twitchy: and :roflmao2:

That's both :twitchy: and :roflmao2:
10-23-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 290
Posted By WhyFi

Shimano also has little lever blocks that slide...

Shimano also has little lever blocks that slide in and prevent gear changes in addition to braking. Not sure if they actually sell them separately, but your LBS might have a bucket of them sitting in...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 35,486
Posted By WhyFi

No, no that wouldn't work. Have you heard of...

No, no that wouldn't work. Have you heard of Boaty McBoatface?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 722
Posted By WhyFi

Under, unless your sock game is off the charts...

Under, unless your sock game is off the charts and you're aiming for that 80's leg warmer look.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 09:01 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 35,486
Posted By WhyFi

Powerhouse division.

Powerhouse division.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,133
Posted By WhyFi

No. Also, Stan's is primarily suitable for MTB, I...

No. Also, Stan's is primarily suitable for MTB, I wouldn't recommend looking to them for road tubeless.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,133
Posted By WhyFi

It's kind of hard to see, but that doesn't look...

It's kind of hard to see, but that doesn't look like the profile of a tubeless compatible rim. If the rim bed doesn't have a well running down the middle of the rim bed, and clearly defined shoulders...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 35,486
Posted By WhyFi

:notamused:

:notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 08:34 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,111
Posted By WhyFi

That and you should have some wind-blocking...

That and you should have some wind-blocking panels on forward facing portions of your winter riding apparel, particularly the core, so "wind chill" is mostly moot.
10-23-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,360
Posted By WhyFi

Some of their models wear helmets, some don't -...

Some of their models wear helmets, some don't - seems to be pretty consistent, too, which makes me wonder if they leave it up to the model.
10-23-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,360
Posted By WhyFi

They have a few jackets that I really like. For...

They have a few jackets that I really like. For whatever reason, I really like the look of the jackets with the quilted front. The Heidi (Link...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 35,486
Posted By WhyFi

Also - "Well, this might have been a dumb...

Also -

"Well, this might have been a dumb idea," seems to be the most common thought that runs through my head during the first interval of any given trainer session.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 08:18 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 35,486
Posted By WhyFi

32 and more snow falling means fake miles....

32 and more snow falling means fake miles. Sadder.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 10:35 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,133
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, we're talkin' ghetto tubeless. Yeah, that's a...

Oh, we're talkin' ghetto tubeless. Yeah, that's a horse of a different color. I'd stick with tubes.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,133
Posted By WhyFi

OP - if you do have to re-tape, try to get your...

OP - if you do have to re-tape, try to get your hands on some DT Swiss tape in the appropriate width - that's the best stuff I've used, yet. It has just enough stretch that it conforms to the rim bed...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,133
Posted By WhyFi

I wish that my rims had drain holes... not...

I wish that my rims had drain holes... not because of this issue, but because I got caught in torrential rains twice over the summer and the rims took on a bunch of water in the inner chamber. I had...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 169
Views: 4,061
Posted By WhyFi

Sure -

Sure -
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 35,486
Posted By WhyFi

1) Ouch 2) It's stuff like this that makes me...

1) Ouch
2) It's stuff like this that makes me roll my eyes when people argue that the ability to lock up the rim brakes means that discs don't have an advantage.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 344
Posted By WhyFi

You're not going to definitively know which is...

You're not going to definitively know which is (more) correct, but if you have the 3S, with single-sided power reading, a part of that discrepancy could be a leg imbalance, meaning that the leg with...
10-21-20, 06:20 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,000
Posted By WhyFi

I loved my dumb dog, but she had a peanut brain...

I loved my dumb dog, but she had a peanut brain and a stupidly thick skull - yeah, a kick to the head doesn't make sense.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 35,486
Posted By WhyFi

I drove to VA and back early in the year, but I...

I drove to VA and back early in the year, but I still might be in the same boat...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 4,061
Posted By WhyFi

Prolly the same amount as those that are so down...

Prolly the same amount as those that are so down on tubeless, disc brakes, etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 35,486
Posted By WhyFi

I was actually referring to my predilection...

I was actually referring to my predilection towards the left side of the power curve, but now that you put it that way... um, yeah. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 35,486
Posted By WhyFi

:innocent: :lol:

:innocent:

:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 35,486
Posted By WhyFi

What a badass! From a sitting position, with...

What a badass!

From a sitting position, with my hands on the arms of a chair, I used to be able to lift myself and rotate into a quasi-handstand, but I could never quite shoulder press all the way...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 2,604
Views: 35,486
Posted By WhyFi

Depends on her power curve, of course. :innocent:

Depends on her power curve, of course. :innocent:
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