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Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 01:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 605
Posted By datlas

I wonder if it was unlocked by accident??

I wonder if it was unlocked by accident??
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By datlas

You keep a spare tubular on you (traditionally...

You keep a spare tubular on you (traditionally under the saddle tied to the rails with an old toe strap, extra credit if Christophe), there should be enough glue residue on the rim to get you home.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 07:32 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By datlas

With stars in his eyes? Or singing I love rock n...

With stars in his eyes? Or singing I love rock n roll??
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 01:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,025
Posted By datlas

Agree. But itís a free country so OP can try and...

Agree. But itís a free country so OP can try and reach his own conclusions.

There is a reason why really good, gently used tubular wheelsets can be found for cheap.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By datlas

+1 Here are Heidi and Jackie. ...

+1

Here are Heidi and Jackie.

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By datlas

I remember they came and played at my college...

I remember they came and played at my college during my freshman year, 1983. It was a free concert, but I was too uptight/stressed out to go.

Big mistake.

I was born in 1965, so too young to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 427
Posted By datlas

You could ask trekmogul.

You could ask trekmogul.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-19, 10:24 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By datlas

The only thing I can think of thatís less than 4...

The only thing I can think of thatís less than 4 or 5 is stem cap when preloading, but that should be done by feel and not Nm anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By datlas

Highest I really need is 50 for cassette...

Highest I really need is 50 for cassette lockrings. But you can do these by feel, once you know. Lowest I need is 5.

So 5-50.

edit: might be 40 see below
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By datlas

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,485
Posted By datlas

Spin each wheel before every ride. Takes two...

Spin each wheel before every ride. Takes two seconds.

#brevityFTW (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=brevityFTW)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-19, 03:50 PM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By datlas

Happy International Cat Day. From Jackie! ...

Happy International Cat Day. From Jackie!

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-19, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By datlas

A few years ago there was a whole Addiction...

A few years ago there was a whole Addiction sub-thread on coffee and my recollection is the consensus was the "Aeropress" was the best coffee-making system.

I am still a fan of drip coffee. :50:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By datlas

It depends, but broadly speaking door-to-door by...

It depends, but broadly speaking door-to-door by car is 15 minutes and by bike is 40 minutes.

There is probably another 10 minutes extra time for changing etc. with the bike. So it's roughly an...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 15,202
Posted By datlas

Worlds are colliding!

Worlds are colliding!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 07:03 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 15,202
Posted By datlas

Hence the cliche hashtag. Plus, I canít remember...

Hence the cliche hashtag. Plus, I canít remember if it was in the 1X or C&Víd thread. Or maybe this one?

:50:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By datlas

We planted some catnip on our deck. Jackie has...

We planted some catnip on our deck. Jackie has gone nuts for it!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 07:21 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 15,202
Posted By datlas

^^ The first four points he makes are 99.9%...

^^

The first four points he makes are 99.9% false. Fake news.

Not offended. Sad!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By datlas

If I ever become a Wizard and go to Hogwart's, I...

If I ever become a Wizard and go to Hogwart's, I hope THAT magic wand chooses ME!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 15,202
Posted By datlas

You know, I re-read the OP and there are actually...

You know, I re-read the OP and there are actually a few nuggets of good advice hiding in there.

Specifically, Steps 5 and 6 are worthy of consideration: proper fit and proper training.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-19, 11:49 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,198
Posted By datlas

Consider local/used on CL. Lots of people buy...

Consider local/used on CL. Lots of people buy one and hate it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 24,917
Posted By datlas

Nice avatar. I almost thought it was me!

Nice avatar. I almost thought it was me!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-19, 10:47 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 24,917
Posted By datlas

Oh it's real. And it's SPECTACULAR!

Oh it's real. And it's SPECTACULAR!
07-24-19, 04:49 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,009
Posted By datlas

Lots of options but I use KMC quick link (10...

Lots of options but I use KMC quick link (10 speed version) with my 10 speed Shimano chain/drivetrain, no problems.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-19, 02:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,367
Posted By datlas

You stopped short?? That's MY move!

You stopped short?? That's MY move!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-19, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By datlas

I saw a patient today who has sleep apnea. His...

I saw a patient today who has sleep apnea. His sleep specialist made an adjustment to the CPAP settings, and raised the setting to 11.

I joked to the patient that he has his device "cranked up to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-19, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By datlas

True. Sewers and mines are badass.

True. Sewers and mines are badass.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-19, 09:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,166
Posted By datlas

Racing with Tiagra is fine. I dare you to...

Racing with Tiagra is fine.

I dare you to race with a Tiara!
07-19-19, 03:41 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,092
Posted By datlas

It’s like your used underwear. You can...

It’s like your used underwear.

You can keep reusing it, but NOBODY else wants it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-19, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By datlas

I know we are not supposed to comment on other...

I know we are not supposed to comment on other threads in the 41 here, but I am going to break the rules (although I hope not bad enough to get a hand slap from the mods),

That "Giving up Ti"...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-19, 04:33 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By datlas

Very possible. But the closest thing I have to a...

Very possible. But the closest thing I have to a social media account is Strava. And this place.

#GETOFFMYLAWN (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=GETOFFMYLAWN)! ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 08:03 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 15,929
Posted By datlas

I did not see this either. Maybe he meant he...

I did not see this either.

Maybe he meant he is a Mad One?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 01:19 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,856
Posted By datlas

It's really more about the engin anyway, right?...

It's really more about the engin anyway, right? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By datlas

I was hoping patentcad would be fighting off the...

I was hoping patentcad would be fighting off the groupies. Not so? Sad!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 12:42 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 15,929
Posted By datlas

Of course the real question is do you really...

Of course the real question is do you really “need” to convert to disc brakes.

If you you want to, it’s your choice how you do it but rim brakes are plenty viable on a road bike.

(ducks)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 12:28 PM
Replies: 205
Views: 15,929
Posted By datlas

You may have to change your screen name too. ...

You may have to change your screen name too.

Sad!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By datlas

You donít think she would be, ahem, pissed?!

You donít think she would be, ahem, pissed?!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-19, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By datlas

Hard ride today. I did not make it to 16 MPH,...

Hard ride today. I did not make it to 16 MPH, but I did climb almost 6K feet in 65 miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,739
Posted By datlas

Yup. That's why road bikes belong on the road.

Yup. That's why road bikes belong on the road.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,025
Posted By datlas

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Forum: Road Cycling
07-12-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,900
Posted By datlas

That cactus picture would make a good caption...

That cactus picture would make a good caption contest.

Here's mine:

What a Prick.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-19, 04:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 808
Posted By datlas

I miss her from GCN.

I miss her from GCN.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,507
Posted By datlas

I figured the guy who motor paced at 140MPH (or...

I figured the guy who motor paced at 140MPH (or whatever it was) is the correct answer.

But I reckon it depends on how you define fastest.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 02:40 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,562
Posted By datlas

Sorry but you are wrong. Take a close look at a...

Sorry but you are wrong. Take a close look at a good Shimano crank. The teeth are shaped in such a way to improve shifting. There are also little ramps on the chainrings, which also improve shifting....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-19, 11:06 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,224
Posted By datlas

My big wish is for wireless Di2. I know Shimano...

My big wish is for wireless Di2. I know Shimano has patents on wireless electronic shifters but they are SAYING there is no demand from the pro riders or mechanics to pitch the wired Di2 setup so...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-19, 06:16 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,942
Posted By datlas

You could, but honestly I think more pain in the...

You could, but honestly I think more pain in the butt than they are worth.

Nay.

p.s. there is a REASON why novices sell/unload their barely used tubular wheels. Think about it. The answer...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-19, 02:41 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 7,725
Posted By datlas

Yes. Use permanent patches, not peel-off ones. ...

Yes. Use permanent patches, not peel-off ones. Properly patched, it's as good as new.

I do suggest "batch patch" i.e. do a few at a time, for efficiency.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-19, 05:22 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,666
Posted By datlas

No option for Campy? Sad!

No option for Campy? Sad!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 108,620
Posted By datlas

Tough call. I usually suggest take the high...

Tough call. I usually suggest take the high road. But if you go and slash his tires, I wonít rat you out.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-19, 11:04 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 18,226
Posted By datlas

Do you realize OP is from 15 years ago?

Do you realize OP is from 15 years ago?
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