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Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-20, 04:16 AM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

Holy carp. A local cyclist who I know (not well,...

Holy carp. A local cyclist who I know (not well, but I have done some group rides with him and follow him on Strava) Everested yesterday and he did it on a fairly short hill just a few miles from...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 103
Posted By datlas

Generally avoid big-big and little-little. It’s...

Generally avoid big-big and little-little. It’s called cross chaining. You can ride this combo but it will cause some extra wear and typically these gear combos are redundant anyway.

So avoid...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

What did you get?

What did you get?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

Neighbor has his power washer going. It’s effing...

Neighbor has his power washer going. It’s effing loud. Like chainsaw loud. Sheesh.

Should I ask to borrow it to clean my bikes??
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

High average speed.

High average speed.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

Agree. Testing a sample of the population to...

Agree. Testing a sample of the population to monitor disease activity is important from a public health perspective. But of minimal or no benefit to the individual. If a medical test does not...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

It’s not going to last, but somehow I clawed my...

It’s not going to last, but somehow I clawed my way onto the Addiction podium as of now. :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

So one thing I used to do, post ride, is get a...

So one thing I used to do, post ride, is get a sense on how I did on a few segments. I am not that competitive, but a little. New Strava means that activity is less satisfying. But I don’t miss...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

Double kudos

Double kudos
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

Benefit of alarm cat is I got in a decent ride...

Benefit of alarm cat is I got in a decent ride and home before noon.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-20, 03:38 AM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

How do you change the setting on an alarm cat? I...

How do you change the setting on an alarm cat? I would not mind sleeping in until say 6:30 on a lazy Sunday morning.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

Not good for chain lube?? :innocent:

Not good for chain lube?? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 05:37 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 987
Posted By datlas

Looks like it was a good ride. I am no expert but...

Looks like it was a good ride. I am no expert but my sense is you are a strong recreational cyclist.

Whatís your weight?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

Do you have to pay an annual membership fee to...

Do you have to pay an annual membership fee to see beyond the top 10?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

While riding my bike solo and maintaining social...

While riding my bike solo and maintaining social distance. No.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

Went out for a wet ride on the local MUP. ...

Went out for a wet ride on the local MUP. Because it was sprinkling it was not too crowded. Most people were not wearing masks, maybe 25% were. I passed a runner (nicely) who was wearing a black...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,793
Posted By datlas

Sad!

Sad!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,164
Posted By datlas

Used to. Got tired of moving it from one bike to...

Used to. Got tired of moving it from one bike to another. Got a small drawstring bag which holds essentials and fits in middle jersey pocket.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

Yup. If it's raining tomorrow morning I think I...

Yup. If it's raining tomorrow morning I think I will don my rain jacket and take the rain bike on the trail (CVT to SRT) all the way in to your neck of the woods. I would hope the crappy weather...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,503
Posted By datlas

Why would anyone sell a perfectly good nearly-new...

Why would anyone sell a perfectly good nearly-new car like that??

:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

For a splinter, you just need sharp forceps that...

For a splinter, you just need sharp forceps that have some ridges in them. Easy peasy. If you don't have that, you can get away with a sewing needle.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

Take it out and carry on. Are you a man or a...

Take it out and carry on. Are you a man or a mouse??
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

Uh oh. I think they call those marriage-ender...

Uh oh. I think they call those marriage-ender bicycles. Be careful!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 08:31 AM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

We have had lots of hassles in the past with...

We have had lots of hassles in the past with water lines to the fridge and ice-maker snafus, so much so that for our current new fridge (bought maybe 4 years ago) we purposefully did not get one with...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

Alarm cat got into our room at 4:30AM. We...

Alarm cat got into our room at 4:30AM. We usually close the door tight so she can't do that, but that hard lemonade must have gone to my wife's head, as she did not close door tight enough to click...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

Kudos given. And :bday:

Kudos given. And :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

Not truly. I believe the beverage is Mikeís Hard...

Not truly. I believe the beverage is Mikeís Hard Lemonade. Close.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

Mrs datlas bought some alco-pop at Wegman's. I...

Mrs datlas bought some alco-pop at Wegman's. I don't usually drink but I might make an exception tonight and have one.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 01:22 PM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

Hey MoAlpha I have an interesting but puzzling...

Hey MoAlpha I have an interesting but puzzling neurological case. It may be just craziness but I am worried about this patient. His neurologist thinks it's a "functional neurological disorder"...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 01:13 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,793
Posted By datlas

I agree that this is not an ideal solution. No...

I agree that this is not an ideal solution. No solution is perfect. That said....

Another potential solution is to send people out in groups of 2 or 3, like a TTT. That could be a compromise. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,793
Posted By datlas

My advice is to hold off on group rides for now. ...

My advice is to hold off on group rides for now.

I understand that people want to resume group rides, but the idea of "social distancing" on a group ride is foolish. Studies suggest you would...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

So I spent my lunch break on the phone doing...

So I spent my lunch break on the phone doing "peer to peer" for my patient's MRI. The first "peer" was a nurse who had to get all the history, etc. from me, then I was put on hold and spoke with...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

Remember they guy who insisted that I order an...

Remember they guy who insisted that I order an MRI for him? I told him I did not think insurance would cover it, and the reasons why. He insisted so for customer satisfaction, I ordered it.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-20, 03:42 AM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

Alarm cat went off at 5 this morning. Yawn.

Alarm cat went off at 5 this morning. Yawn.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

IKR Last good hill I did was Whiteface. 8...

IKR

Last good hill I did was Whiteface. 8 miles at 8%. 100% fun, too bad itís not closer.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

We shall see. I donít even know if @...

We shall see. I donít even know if @ notifications are working.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

I can delete my post if you wish. edit: ...

I can delete my post if you wish.

edit: done. Your turn.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 05:09 PM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

Got it. Interesting. Do you have hills like...

Got it. Interesting. Do you have hills like that in your neck of the woods? I like hills although I prefer 4-10%, the longer the better.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

I see the top 10, then a gap, then me with a grey...

I see the top 10, then a gap, then me with a grey number. And if I look for leaderboard for this year or today, I get a message saying I need premium to see that. I would not mind seeing it but...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

Looks intense. :bday:

Looks intense. :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

Guacamole tastes great. Chips are good but since...

Guacamole tastes great. Chips are good but since they were made from flour not corn tortillas they came out tasting more like pita chips than tortilla chips. Still quite tasty. Can pair with...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

Gonna make some guacamole today. We don’t have...

Gonna make some guacamole today. We don’t have any chips but we have several soft tortillas so I want to try making tortilla chips. Just fry them in oil for a minute? Do you have to turn them??
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

Nope. Not worth it for me. If they took the...

Nope. Not worth it for me. If they took the previous version and made it $20/year I would likely pay. But $60/year so I get segment detail? No thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

Finished with 34-28. I have done this hill with a...

Finished with 34-28. I have done this hill with a 25 but easier in a 28.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

I did a destination ride out to one of the...

I did a destination ride out to one of the tougher hills near me. It’s 1 mile at 11%, the last 1/4 mile is more like 15%. Nice ride. Strava won’t give me segment details anymore. Sigh.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

It has already graduated from the garage and is...

It has already graduated from the garage and is upstairs in the fridge. :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

Is Barry Bonds the Lance of MLB?

Is Barry Bonds the Lance of MLB?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

That sounds like a very long timeline. I donít...

That sounds like a very long timeline. I donít know the details but I think in USA they would fix the bone and the tendon at the same time. Immobilized for 6 weeks, then a couple months of hand...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 177
Views: 5,867
Posted By datlas

Since it’s been free I understand some don’t want...

Since it’s been free I understand some don’t want to pay.

Suppose Google decided to charge a small monthly fee of $5 for your searches and gmail. I guarantee people would be up in arms....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-20, 02:24 PM
Replies: 7,176
Views: 105,575
Posted By datlas

Hey mrs datlas got some "sourdough starter" from...

Hey mrs datlas got some "sourdough starter" from a neighbor and she wants me to try to help her make some sourdough bread. It seems like a PITA but the benefits are no yeast needed (which is out of...
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