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Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

Pffft - JRA, man. It's always JRA. ;)

Pffft - JRA, man. It's always JRA.

;)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

^^^ I don't think that's supposed to look like...

^^^ I don't think that's supposed to look like that.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

Not having one makes it all the easier to slack...

Not having one makes it all the easier to slack on the work.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

You know... I don't know. Maybe if you were...

You know... I don't know. Maybe if you were walking or something... But if you were working at a level that would leave your body sweating and dumping off heat, regardless?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

When my Fitbit™ gives me the 10 minute warning...

When my Fitbit™ gives me the 10 minute warning about being short of the hourly step goal, I often walk to the kitchen for a snack.

#doingitright...
10-29-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 838
Posted By WhyFi

A tubeless tire should be easier to seat after...

A tubeless tire should be easier to seat after the initial install. If it's not, I'd wipe down the rim tape and make sure the beads are slippery enough to pop up and in to place.

All that said,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

Hmm. Dunno. Maybe when we're active and outside....

Hmm. Dunno. Maybe when we're active and outside. The problem is the tendency to be inactive and inside.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

It's just magical - ask Addiction. :innocent:

It's just magical - ask Addiction. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

Well, you're lucky that cheesecake is a negative...

Well, you're lucky that cheesecake is a negative calorie food - I'll have to drop cheesecake hints to wife next time.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

Just getting to hills worthy of repeating should...

Just getting to hills worthy of repeating should be a sufficient. Then again, maybe just getting those studded tires on to the Haanjo and takin' that tank around the 'hood will be enough. :twitchy: I...
10-29-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 838
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, absolutely - that should have been the first...

Oh, absolutely - that should have been the first option, but I think that his patch question was more of a "moving forward from here..." kind of thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

It's cold. Might be able to get in something good...

It's cold. Might be able to get in something good this weekend, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 614
Posted By WhyFi

The thing that hurts my sensibilities is when...

The thing that hurts my sensibilities is when someone that doesn't have a nice bike buys a peloton. I guess that route is easier for the uninitiated, but you could get a trainer and a snazzy bike,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 8,482
Posted By WhyFi

Electronic shifting is such a wonderful twofer -...

Electronic shifting is such a wonderful twofer - you get to kvetch about the tech that you don't understand and the price that you don't find palatable.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,904
Posted By WhyFi

A lot of scams intentionally aim for the dimmest...

A lot of scams intentionally aim for the dimmest of the dim. Why bother tending to a bunch of inquisitive nibbles when you can use bait that'll have a special few inhaling the hook, line and sinker?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

In the double-edged sword category, my wife...

In the double-edged sword category, my wife bought my favorite key lime pie... a whole one. Now I'm going to feel compelled to not waste it, but I'm also not going to throw the daily calorie deficit...
10-29-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 838
Posted By WhyFi

If there wasn't already a tube inside of the...

If there wasn't already a tube inside of the tire, that's what I'd recommend, too, but if he's going to have to futz around with removing the tube and whatnot, might as well patch it up.

Of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

Oooh - I guess I haven't been reading closely...

Oooh - I guess I haven't been reading closely enough. Sorry to hear that it didn't work out, but glad to hear that you're able to move on without a wreck of a relationship.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,904
Posted By WhyFi

Hey now - that's an ape, not a monkey. :notamused:

Hey now - that's an ape, not a monkey. :notamused:
10-29-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 838
Posted By WhyFi

There might be some special ones, but I've only...

There might be some special ones, but I've only ever used regular tube patches. I've only had to resort to them twice, but have had a 100% success rate.
10-29-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 249
Posted By WhyFi

There's nothing stopping you from wearing normal...

There's nothing stopping you from wearing normal pants over your bibs/shorts but, on a budget, I'd prefer thermal running tights - they're not terribly expensive when on sale, they don't flap about,...
10-29-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 838
Posted By WhyFi

:twitchy:

:twitchy:
10-29-20, 07:54 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 838
Posted By WhyFi

This makes the rest of your statements make...

This makes the rest of your statements make sense. Well, it doesn't make them sensible so much as it informs of the ~thought process behind them.
10-29-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 838
Posted By WhyFi

The primary benefit is not having to address the...

The primary benefit is not having to address the vast majority of punctures on the side of the road. If punctures are rare for you, for whatever reason (low mileage, pristine roads, etc), or if the...
10-29-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 838
Posted By WhyFi

If has tire remains seated, I don't see any...

If has tire remains seated, I don't see any reason not to try a plug before making the jump to putting in a tube (unless the cut is so big that it requires a boot). Just because the cut was bordering...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, it's not like I want to fall. It looks like...

Oh, it's not like I want to fall. It looks like I've got at least another week for the road bike, but I'll be popping studs on to the gravel bike whenever we get more snow and ice.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 06:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 414
Posted By WhyFi

They're consumables - just try them. If all else...

They're consumables - just try them. If all else is the same, none of the jumps is going to be so bad that you'll want to toss them in the bin and go back immediately.

Having run 30s for a couple...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 06:36 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

Yes. Skinny tires were fine for the vast majority...

Yes. Skinny tires were fine for the vast majority of the ride, but there was some snow encroachment here and there and some icy, rutted sections, particularly on ped/bike bridges.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

Say what, now? ...

Say what, now?

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 8,482
Posted By WhyFi

If you're looking for calories per dollar, that's...

If you're looking for calories per dollar, that's a good place to start. I used to love those as a yute, but couldn't finish one when I revisited them as an adult - such a sugarbomb.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

We can only hope. Hell, one of the silver linings...

We can only hope. Hell, one of the silver linings when I'm calorie counting is being a cheap drunk when I finally indulge in that beer o' the day.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

We went through a whole bunch of that. No fun.

We went through a whole bunch of that. No fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

I had a good, but somewhat chilly ride. Not a...

I had a good, but somewhat chilly ride. Not a whole lot of snow encroaching on the roads, so I was able to take out the road bike, but with the winter apparel. The gloves that I picked up at Sierra...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

Ugh. Well, at least this means that you can...

Ugh.

Well, at least this means that you can go back to the other thread and tell that dude to STFU. :o

Sorry to hear, Dan - yeah, take care of yourself. Some of the dusty old farts around...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

You should have a beer. If it's a Triple...

You should have a beer. If it's a Triple Crossing, have one for me, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 280
Views: 8,482
Posted By WhyFi

Never witnessed a power meter/training convo, eh?...

Never witnessed a power meter/training convo, eh? Funny. Also, you evidently go to the wrong group rides.

Oh, and if you're going to complain about the fatties, talk to your peers and your...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

Damn, bro - you can't catch a break. Take care of...

Damn, bro - you can't catch a break. Take care of yourself.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

:twitchy: Immersion. Damn kids and...

:twitchy:



Immersion. Damn kids and their video games. :50:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

Well, hell - I'm probably leaving all kinds of...

Well, hell - I'm probably leaving all kinds of wattz on the table!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, for something like z2, 100 would drive me...

Oh, for something like z2, 100 would drive me nuts - high cadence and low power is annoying. I'd probably land at 80 or lower. Actually, looking at a ride with one of my less fit friends, I averaged...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 312
Posted By WhyFi

Maybe the caliper never got aligned properly?...

Maybe the caliper never got aligned properly? Loosen the two bolts that hold it, get the wheel in, hold the brake lever to align the caliper and then retighten.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

Prolly why my FTP is lackluster. Yeah,...

Prolly why my FTP is lackluster.

Yeah, sprints are a different story - 120 isn't atypical - but I, too, feel like I need to make a point of staying in that 90 region, even at higher outputs. Most...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

I feel absolutely comfortable spinning in those...

I feel absolutely comfortable spinning in those regions, but for whatever reason, it just puts me closer to the redline; I think at some point I'm just spending too much energy keeping my legs from...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

Ha - increasing it just makes more work for...

Ha - increasing it just makes more work for yourself. Give it a whirl, though - you might be pleasantly surprised. As mentioned, my recent efforts have felt about right, maybe even a touch low, but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

Ah, yes. I have made a mental note that I will...

Ah, yes. I have made a mental note that I will not be seeing an average daily load of 100, something that was pretty easy on the road, while the trainer is my primary outlet. Where my real fitness...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

Whoa. I've just kept mine at about what I thought...

Whoa. I've just kept mine at about what I thought it was outdoors and it's felt about right.

I think.

Both situations are so different. Outside, I have a hard time getting dialed in to a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

In what way do you think that TSS is lacking for...

In what way do you think that TSS is lacking for indoor work? I never paid much attention to TSS until this year and haven't really made a note of it during my recent return to the trainer.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

I'm beginning to think that Performance Condition...

I'm beginning to think that Performance Condition is ********. On recent trainer rides, it's been telling me +4 to +7 at the outset. Today, after reading your comment, it spit out -8, which made me...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

I really need a special arrangement, too.

I really need a special arrangement, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3,193
Views: 43,228
Posted By WhyFi

Looks expensive.

Looks expensive.
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