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Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 03:01 PM
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Posted By datlas

Yup. Pic from today: ...

Yup.

Pic from today:


https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/3fde0748_e12f_4c0a_a7ca_15b52c8710e5_f4cddc8a2a288b799a63a34eb05b1a32fc4ca3a7.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

WRONG! Hint: passed away 1973. Hint 2: ...

WRONG!

Hint: passed away 1973.
Hint 2: would not think he is Jewish, he converted when he got married.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

There is a fairly famous singer-songwriter buried...

There is a fairly famous singer-songwriter buried in a Jewish cemetery nearby. It's less than 2 miles from our house and despite living here for almost 20 years we never visited his gravesite.

We...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

Was supposed to be taking Heidi to LA this week. ...

Was supposed to be taking Heidi to LA this week. I decided to still take off today and tomorrow to get in some extra riding and chores and continuing medical education etc., did a quick 50 on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

I would be too askeered of getting doored or...

I would be too askeered of getting doored or otherwise taken out if I rode like that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

Shocking news. Are you putting it to right?

Shocking news. Are you putting it to right?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 06:26 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

They seem harder to find: ...

They seem harder to find:

https://youtu.be/IP8G4clUJBY
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 04:55 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

My friends are plotting a ride out to Floyd’s...

My friends are plotting a ride out to Floyd’s Cafe in Lancaster. That’s Floyd Landis if anyone is not aware.

Plan is for this Saturday.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 04:48 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

It could happen, but depends on the weather.

It could happen, but depends on the weather.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

Those of us over a certain age recall “Roller...

Those of us over a certain age recall “Roller Disco.” :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

None here yet but they are popping up nearby. My...

None here yet but they are popping up nearby. My tomato plants could use some water.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

Why are you so obtuse? Ok, I will take the...

Why are you so obtuse?

Ok, I will take the bait. Because driving to Mt Mitchell would take 10 hours and require overnight accommodations for 2 nights and that’s a bigger deal than the 15 minute...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

Today’s ride was a sweat fest. Still way better...

Today’s ride was a sweat fest. Still way better than work.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 04:18 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

Time to ride. Plan is to beat the rain, which is...

Time to ride. Plan is to beat the rain, which is expected in a few hours.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 03:20 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

I saw that too. Mt Mitchell is on my “to do”...

I saw that too. Mt Mitchell is on my “to do” list but prolly not soon because COVID19 has put a damper on travel/trips.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 03:16 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

I can stop any time I want. #Addiction...

I can stop any time I want.

#Addiction (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=Addiction)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 05:45 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

We all need a break from BF sometimes.

We all need a break from BF sometimes.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

We have lots of them here too.

We have lots of them here too.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

The issue with whether and how to send kids back...

The issue with whether and how to send kids back to school this year is that there is NO GOOD ANSWER and each option kinda sucks in some way.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

Nothing wrong with that, but it really seems like...

Nothing wrong with that, but it really seems like the majority of infection is person-to-person via airborne droplets.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

I am not sure why, but Heidi made a tutorial on...

I am not sure why, but Heidi made a tutorial on how to pet Jackie's belly:

https://youtu.be/yACENpunV2Y
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

Agree the airborne route is the problem. ...

Agree the airborne route is the problem.

With the debate about going back to school, I often hear about how some schools are going to be cleaning/sanitizing classrooms frequently. That is a LOT...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

I am guessing the driver pushed the wrong button....

I am guessing the driver pushed the wrong button.

Ever see the classic Looney Tunes episode....NOT THE WED ONE!! I will see if I can find a youtube clip. It's gold.

https://youtu.be/MlrCMK14zHs
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

I think Phil is just salty because he knows that...

I think Phil is just salty because he knows that taking the Everesting crown is looking less and less likely.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

There is a weekly Thursday night training crit in...

There is a weekly Thursday night training crit in an office park that is right behind my neighborhood and they have been going the past several weeks. I only know because some of the people I follow...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

I think it's really nuanced about group rides. I...

I think it's really nuanced about group rides. I have been doing some with a handful of friends who I know are not "promiscuous" group riders, ie. they ride solo or just with the same circle. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

I suspect you should be ok. I don't like...

I suspect you should be ok.

I don't like torque specs for setting the preload on the headset, I prefer to do it by feel. Tighten it enough so you get just a smidge of binding when you turn the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

Agree don't be the guy who pushes too hard,...

Agree don't be the guy who pushes too hard, better to move up to the faster group. Even if you take short pulls and mostly sit in, you will get faster (if that's your goal).
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

A guy I ride with just got a Ritchey Logic and...

A guy I ride with just got a Ritchey Logic and built it up. He is very pleased with it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

Even I would pay that.

Even I would pay that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

It’s designed to sacrifice itself and save your...

It’s designed to sacrifice itself and save your frame.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

Yeah, only benefit is mom’s cooking is superior...

Yeah, only benefit is mom’s cooking is superior to dorm cafeteria food.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

Waiting a year may make a lot of sense. We...

Waiting a year may make a lot of sense.

We suggested this but USC won't let incoming freshman defer for a year, so she would have to reapply against a larger applicant pool with no guarantee of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

Luckily you live in the friendly mid-west so they...

Luckily you live in the friendly mid-west so they let you take your groceries and pay next time. Right?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

Maybe. Would they throw in a free Strava premium...

Maybe. Would they throw in a free Strava premium account?? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

We were supposed to take Heidi out to LA this...

We were supposed to take Heidi out to LA this week for college. I had Weds/Thurs/Friday blocked off for vacation so we could all go together. She will now be a college freshman from her bedroom,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

Agree. There is a MUP that is a mile from my...

Agree. There is a MUP that is a mile from my house. I have not gone on it since March and really avoid it unless the weather is rainy. On a typical day, it's full of weaving bicycles along with...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,141
Posted By datlas

It's your choice but I would not like riding with...

It's your choice but I would not like riding with a camelbak/backpack.

I ride on familiar roads and have scoped out water sources (gas stations or state parks often have a spigot or faucet that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

It will add extra weight, and I don't know how...

It will add extra weight, and I don't know how the performance will be. A tubeless tire essentially has rubber (not sure if butyl but prolly or equivalent) bonded to the inside of the tire. Adding...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

Understood. But isn't putting a tube in a...

Understood. But isn't putting a tube in a tubeless tire kinda ********, I mean stupid??
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

I am not really paying too much attention to the...

I am not really paying too much attention to the tubeless chatter, but I did not realize that a HOOKLESS rim (which are becoming more popular) must be used with tubeless and NOT tubed tires. At...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

Physicians of my generation who trained on paper...

Physicians of my generation who trained on paper charts in general don't like ANY EMR. That includes me. I believe I was a better physician with a paper chart, but I accept that the times have...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

We use Allscripts. One of my ex-partners...

We use Allscripts.

One of my ex-partners moved out of state and is now using Epic (which is popular with the big healthcare systems around here) and she HATES it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 06:15 AM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

Back at work. At least our Electronic Medical...

Back at work. At least our Electronic Medical Records system is working.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

Serenity now! ...

Serenity now!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=NQ8wPTlQjd0
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 07:01 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

Did you notice the alleged flywheel effect on...

Did you notice the alleged flywheel effect on your ride?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

Smart money says new DA will be 12 speed. Not...

Smart money says new DA will be 12 speed. Not sure about anything else. I would not mind wireless shifters but that’s less likely.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

I had never heard of chicken fried steak until a...

I had never heard of chicken fried steak until a college friend (and cyclist) moved to Austin for his wife’s grad school years. He had some interesting stories to share.

As a vegetarian I have no...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 2,007
Views: 25,658
Posted By datlas

So chicken fried steak is better? #Texas...

So chicken fried steak is better?

#Texas (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=Texas)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 430
Posted By datlas

Don't confuse tubular and tubeless. They are...

Don't confuse tubular and tubeless. They are very different. Both are kinda finicky compared to traditional clinchers. Feel free to try your tubulars and see if you like them, the ride is great...
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