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Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 06:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 213
Posted By datlas

Ride more. Worry less.

Ride more.

Worry less.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

BTW she lives in a senior citizen apartment...

BTW she lives in a senior citizen apartment building in north Jersey, I believe 4 people in her building already sick and 2 of them died. Not fake news. She is ok but understandably scared.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

My MiL has been wearing masks for awhile. Maybe...

My MiL has been wearing masks for awhile. Maybe she is ahead of the curve. Asian too.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

I did my ride solo. No mask.

I did my ride solo. No mask.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 05:51 AM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

It’s Wednesday so no work. Gonna try to do a...

It’s Wednesday so no work. Gonna try to do a solo ride outside this morning and help co-lead a fake group ride this evening.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 05:49 AM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

Kudos. I concur.

Kudos. I concur.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 05:10 AM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

So Vol is a *****cat now? Is this a bad...

So Vol is a *****cat now?

Is this a bad April Fool’s joke?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

The Coronavirus thread gets its own piss-yellow...

The Coronavirus thread gets its own piss-yellow banner too? Hmm...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

I think of threads that get derailed as having...

I think of threads that get derailed as having ďJumped the Snark.Ē
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 05:27 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,944
Posted By datlas

Hi! What’s this thread about?

Hi! What’s this thread about?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

Are you a man or a mouse??

Are you a man or a mouse??
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

She knows. Has been to NYU. Loves NYC. Itís...

She knows. Has been to NYU. Loves NYC. Itís going to be a heated discussion.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 12:53 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

OK I figured it out. I had to search for folder...

OK I figured it out. I had to search for folder called Workouts.

:50:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

I am a moron. Can anyone help me? I am trying...

I am a moron. Can anyone help me? I am trying to load a Zwift custom workout into the appropriate folder under Zwift in my macbook. But when I use the "Finder" to find the folder with Zwift, it...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

Her circle of friends/classmates mostly have that...

Her circle of friends/classmates mostly have that attitude too. Most of them have pushy parents, btw, but that attitude is common among bright kids and is sadly infectious.

Northwestern is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

I know that. You know that. Try telling a surly...

I know that. You know that. Try telling a surly 18 year old girl that. Not gonna work. Sad!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

If she goes to NYU, yes. Probably a modest...

If she goes to NYU, yes. Probably a modest percentage, say 10K/year? If she goes to Temple, it's free for her.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

Good idea but she is a SNOB and thinks she is...

Good idea but she is a SNOB and thinks she is "better" than Temple. She applied to U Penn (but got rejected) and would likely have agreed to go there since it's an elite Ivy school.

Sigh. I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 07:08 AM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

It's tough. She is VERY 18 and does not...

It's tough. She is VERY 18 and does not understand that good opportunities for her are everywhere, and the cost>>value for NYU. I even told her that in retrospect, I would have done well to have...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

So we heard from the last college for daughter #2...

So we heard from the last college for daughter #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) . She got accepted at NYU. Her 3 top choices are USC, NYU, and Temple.

No way...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 05:27 AM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

Did you Strava it??

Did you Strava it??
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

Busy day in the office with lots of telemedicine...

Busy day in the office with lots of telemedicine visits. I wanted to buy lunch for the staff as a thank-you. We decided on Chinese carry-out. It turns out that apparently all the Chinese places...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

I did ok with it but takes a lot of patience. ...

I did ok with it but takes a lot of patience. Worth doing IMO for your "nice/fancy" wheelset/tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

Gonna wear one while riding? I agree that a...

Gonna wear one while riding?

I agree that a mask probably helps some. It still makes more sense for the person with the illness to wear one IMO.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-20, 06:07 AM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

Back at work doing telemedicine. I have to tell...

Back at work doing telemedicine. I have to tell our only non-physician provider (a PA) that she has to go on furlough. Sad!!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 06:14 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

fixed, possibly

fixed, possibly
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 06:00 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

These are the wheels I ordered. I think they are...

These are the wheels I ordered. I think they are adequate for my needs.

http://www.bikesdirect.com/products/bicycle-wheels/best-bicycle-wheel-sales/700c-vuelta-track-team-fixie-wheels.htm
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

Plus, the DEAL OF THE CENTURY! Compare to wheels...

Plus, the DEAL OF THE CENTURY! Compare to wheels costing $400+!!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 05:42 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

Possibly foolish, but I decided to buy a new set...

Possibly foolish, but I decided to buy a new set of wheels for the SS from BD. Price was reasonable at $80 for the pair.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

this

this
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

Thanks for the reminder.

Thanks for the reminder.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

I watch almost no TV. But I started watching...

I watch almost no TV. But I started watching “Picard” with mrs datlas and daughter #1 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1) . We have been watching one episode per day...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

My mind is spinning. I forget if I cc’d this...

My mind is spinning. I forget if I cc’d this group the email I sent out to my club a few days ago. Brief summary is don’t do group rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

Agree. Thatís why I gave up on the idea of...

Agree. Thatís why I gave up on the idea of social distance group rides. It does not work.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 11:47 AM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

"Build a bicycle" means different things to...

"Build a bicycle" means different things to different people.

It's relatively easy/quick to "build a bicycle" the way they come from the factory in a box (or from bikesdirect.com), compared to...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

We have an older ultrasonic humidifier in our...

We have an older ultrasonic humidifier in our bedroom. The seal/gasket between the reservoir and the base somehow deteriorated and disintegrated. A google search for the part was fruitless.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

:bday:

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

Aoli?

Aoli?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-20, 03:48 AM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

Looks about right based on data at hand. ...

Looks about right based on data at hand.

FWIW I have a MSE in mathematical modeling from that snooty place and worked as a P&C actuary for a few years.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 05:10 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

Seeds posted ďIím Your Captain,Ē but it...

Seeds posted ďIím Your Captain,Ē but it mysteriously vanished.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

I listened to the GFRR song but now it’s gone. ...

I listened to the GFRR song but now it’s gone.

Was it just a dream??
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 02:30 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

Itís ok for what it is. Very heavy but fine for...

Itís ok for what it is. Very heavy but fine for a commuter/beater/rain bike. I put full fenders on it. I put a 18t on the FG side but too ascared to use it.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

Thanks, will consider.

Thanks, will consider.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

I resemble that comment. Except mine is a Dawes...

I resemble that comment. Except mine is a Dawes SST.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

There is a crusty old knucklehead cyclist I ride...

There is a crusty old knucklehead cyclist I ride with sometimes. I am on his email distribution list for a Sunday ride he leads (it’s not near me and I have never gone), he just sent out email that...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

Maybe. This wheel is of crap quality and had a...

Maybe. This wheel is of crap quality and had a lot of miles on it anyway so may be a sign itís time.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

Itís 120.

Itís 120.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

Where are the millennial slackers when we need...

Where are the millennial slackers when we need one?
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

I think itís 120. May try it, although I have...

I think itís 120. May try it, although I have the upper body strength of a mouse.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12,212
Views: 175,723
Posted By datlas

Even dumber question: I have some old road...

Even dumber question: I have some old road wheels with obviously 130mm spacing. The SS is set up with I think 110 or maybe 120 rear spacing. It’s a tank made of steel. I wonder how stupid it...
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