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Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 10:31 AM
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Posted By datlas

:roflmao2: Well we did do that Hawk Mountain...

:roflmao2:

Well we did do that Hawk Mountain century but that was a week ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 10:16 AM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

Correct, but it's his schtick.

Correct, but it's his schtick.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

Pretty sure you use the thin spacer for 10 speed...

Pretty sure you use the thin spacer for 10 speed and pitch it for 11, at least if running Shimano. I am only 95% sure of that so check with others to be positive.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

I wanted to do another century tomorrow but my...

I wanted to do another century tomorrow but my friends are knackered so we may only be doing a metric. That means I am less likely to podium this week. I consider it taking one for the team.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 09:22 AM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

I don't bother having my profile set that way. ...

I don't bother having my profile set that way. If someone really wants to follow and/or stalk me, they can do so without permission.

As a result, I have a lot more followers than people I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 09:17 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 352
Posted By datlas

Correct. And although some aspects of the...

Correct. And although some aspects of the formulas used are arbitrary (like 15% drop, who came up with that?), they are a reasonable starting point to which you can tweak a few PSI up/down based on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

Invite sent.

Invite sent.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 08:45 AM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

Maybe he would not belong to any club that would...

Maybe he would not belong to any club that would have him as a member??
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

I was going to invite you but somehow you are not...

I was going to invite you but somehow you are not my friend, so I can't. Sad!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

Nope, but expecting a couple inches of rain, more...

Nope, but expecting a couple inches of rain, more closer to the shore.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

I see plenty of them around here.

I see plenty of them around here.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 07:32 AM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBdFA6sI6-8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qBdFA6sI6-8
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

Fox??

Fox??
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 352
Posted By datlas

Agree. Feel free to tweak up or down 5PSI...

Agree. Feel free to tweak up or down 5PSI depending on conditions etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

Big storm incoming!

Big storm incoming!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

You sure? Jersey corn is pretty damn good too.

You sure? Jersey corn is pretty damn good too.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

There is a useful site to monitor covid-19 by...

There is a useful site to monitor covid-19 by state. Tennessee just turned red.

Velo Vol


https://covidactnow.org/
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

That's only for a serious cyclist.

That's only for a serious cyclist.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

Yeah. Agree. It's like a group solo ride at...

Yeah. Agree. It's like a group solo ride at that point and may be more dangerous with drivers. Apparently USA Cycling has made that recommendation and that's why the club picked it.

Some of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

My bike club has unveiled a new "policy" for...

My bike club has unveiled a new "policy" for restarting group rides:

1. Only members allowed. No guests.
2. Max 10 riders.
3. Every rider must sign a usual ride waiver and a covid-waiver...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

Yeah. I keep telling myself that outdoor...

Yeah. I keep telling myself that outdoor transmission, though possible, is much less likely. That's true, right? RIGHT???
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

No clunks. Just can feel a little drag from brake...

No clunks. Just can feel a little drag from brake rub. It could be the wheel flexing. Will try another QR and keep an eye on it. It’s a lower quality wheel that is 8 years old so I may just replace...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

No broken spoke and tension seems even by feel.

No broken spoke and tension seems even by feel.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

I feel the same about breakfast and lunch. No...

I feel the same about breakfast and lunch. No good can come out of midnight snacks.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

I saw this and thought it might be helpful to...

I saw this and thought it might be helpful to Velo Vol.

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1206874-strava-dating-app.html
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 418
Posted By datlas

Take a crayon or candle and rub on the pedal...

Take a crayon or candle and rub on the pedal where cleat touches it. That’s the front, bottom, and back cleat contact points. Should solve the squeak.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

There are a crap-load of NSAIDS out there. They...

There are a crap-load of NSAIDS out there. They are likely all roughly equivalent. But your question is akin to asking if the suggested saddle is a good one. You can try it and see how much it...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

Will try.

Will try.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 02:35 PM
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Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

Thatís between you two. Didnít I say it was...

Thatís between you two. Didnít I say it was reasonable?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

No significant play in bearings. If I push...

No significant play in bearings. If I push really hard on wheel while on bike at rim I can get maybe 2mm lateral play.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

So I realized the rear wheel making the pinging...

So I realized the rear wheel making the pinging sound has a small crack near one of the spoke holes, which is a bumner. Sad!

I threw on another old rear wheel (the stock DT Swiss boat anchor that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

Ride today was good but SO humid. At rest stop,...

Ride today was good but SO humid. At rest stop, one of the riders was not looking so good. I asked her how much water she drank so far. She said 2/3 of a bottle. I had gone through both my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

Hot

Hot
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 05:49 AM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

But itís a dry heat, right? Itís 75 here but...

But itís a dry heat, right? Itís 75 here but soupy humid.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 867
Posted By datlas

Fit counts most, but also look at VA Tech ratings...

Fit counts most, but also look at VA Tech ratings which are not industry sponsored as far as I can tell.

https://www.helmet.beam.vt.edu/bicycle-helmet-ratings.html
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

Time to ride. Gonna try to beat the rain.

Time to ride. Gonna try to beat the rain.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,809
Posted By datlas

Looks like you got new tires. You could...

Looks like you got new tires.

You could get new wheels, possibly slightly wider tires if frame has clearance.

That said, I don’t think you would notice a drastic difference in a new bike. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

Reasonable.

Reasonable.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

Fun fact: Metoprolol Succinate (also known as...

Fun fact: Metoprolol Succinate (also known as Toprol-XL) is the ONE extended release medicine I can think of that can be cut or crushed. The actual molecule is metabolized slower. That's unusual with...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

I survived another 2 days of work and will be...

I survived another 2 days of work and will be rewarded with a fun ride tomorrow. :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

I'm in!

I'm in!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

I am a-frayed it's too expensive. Sad.

I am a-frayed it's too expensive. Sad.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

:bday:

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

BillyD putttin' the mod in moderation. Kudos.

BillyD putttin' the mod in moderation. Kudos.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

Have you tried timtak style goofy glasses?? ...

Have you tried timtak style goofy glasses?? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

I have probably mentioned this before, but one...

I have probably mentioned this before, but one item I don't use is sunglasses. For unknown reasons I have no problems with bright light. I use cheap-o Performance clear lens glasses for eye...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

I am the same. I am often in bed and asleep by...

I am the same. I am often in bed and asleep by 10PM. These days, I usually wake up around 4:30 or 5, either on my own or alarm cat. Add about 30-45 minutes in winter.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 05:30 AM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

What is this oversleeping thing you people are...

What is this oversleeping thing you people are talking about??

The only time I have really slept late (say past sunrise) is when I have been sick, and even then it's rare.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

He is obviously not a cyclist.

He is obviously not a cyclist.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12,941
Views: 231,187
Posted By datlas

Rarely, you can get scar tissue in the heart but...

Rarely, you can get scar tissue in the heart but I believe this is really for ultra-distance activities. I see nothing wrong with 4 hours on the bike. Or even more. One of my former cycling...
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