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Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 04:27 AM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

Hopefully, the recovery will be quick and you’ll...

Hopefully, the recovery will be quick and you’ll be riding in spring Indy.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

Good idea. Probably will have to wait till I wire...

Good idea. Probably will have to wait till I wire the garage for power... right now everything* runs on a single extension cord :(.

* laptop to run Zwift, fan and the trainer, though trainer can...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

My starts are usually no jersey on, shivering...

My starts are usually no jersey on, shivering with the fan running because I am lazy to get off to turn the fan on. I couldn’t find a remote controlled plug-in plug on cyber Monday. :notamused:
Forum: Foo
11-29-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 160
Posted By kissTheApex

May he RIP. It was a cheap shot when they...

May he RIP.

It was a cheap shot when they replaced him with Christian Hendersen at the end of episode 6 :(
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

The spoiler boxes do not seem to be working, what...

The spoiler boxes do not seem to be working, what gives?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

I’m essential but not healthcare (construction),...

I’m essential but not healthcare (construction), so I don’t even know if I’m going to be on a list. MoAlpha says, I’d rather be low risk. (Though the spread among the folk at the job sites (I’m not)...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

I hope he wasn’t riding on beach drive on his...

I hope he wasn’t riding on beach drive on his own. I got doused with a full on snot rocket by an a-hole not checking behind him before he went for it.

Must be payback from that Volvo driver...
11-28-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,590
Posted By kissTheApex

We can never have an enough of a love fest with...

We can never have an enough of a love fest with the Varia.

Like written before me, it allows one to “take” the full lane with much confidence and saves me from needlessly turning back and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

i think it would make me even angrier knowing...

i think it would make me even angrier knowing that nothing would come out of the recording, unless it is serious as you say.

Never heard of upRide.cc, is it just an online repository of a-hole...
11-28-20, 07:23 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,590
Posted By kissTheApex

new generation RTL515 is also ANT+ and BLE. You...

new generation RTL515 is also ANT+ and BLE. You can use it with ride it’s gps iPhone app, or with its own app.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

yeah I know. Perhaps some calming agent is needed...

yeah I know. Perhaps some calming agent is needed :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,196
Posted By kissTheApex

Tempting.

Tempting.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

There are certain advantages of having one’s...

There are certain advantages of having one’s family ~6000 miles away. :beer:
11-27-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 2,590
Posted By kissTheApex

Another vote for Varia. Great light, even better...

Another vote for Varia. Great light, even better radar. I get roughly 13 hours (low 14s on a stretch) from it. The best feature is the reactive light pattern change as WhyFi mentioned, added to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-20, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

I can only get up to 4 weeks (plus 6 days of sick...

I can only get up to 4 weeks (plus 6 days of sick leave) in 8 more years, and we cannot carry over any. And, we only recognize 6 of the federal holidays.

Today was PTO. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

I engaged in full on ass holery today. A stupid...

I engaged in full on ass holery today. A stupid cager in a Volvo wagon looked me in the eye, and then made a left turn (from a perpendicular street to the one I was on) right in front of me. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-20, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

No personal experience, but DCRainmaker’s review...

No personal experience, but DCRainmaker’s review was not favorable.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

Happy Thanksgiving all.

Happy Thanksgiving all.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

I’m sure you’ll be riding in no time. Heal up...

I’m sure you’ll be riding in no time. Heal up quick!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

Is this the Bosch table?. If so, I believe you...

Is this the Bosch table?. If so, I believe you can get a center plate. No guarantee the replacement will be perfect though.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 04:27 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

Sad. On one of the documentaries, his baby...

Sad. On one of the documentaries, his baby brother said Jimi reflected their mother and father’s relationship in that song.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 04:40 AM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

I identify with this comment. Well, water doesn’t...

I identify with this comment. Well, water doesn’t have to be warm, but it has to be calm-ish.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

More like DC to New York though, no? (Distance...

More like DC to New York though, no? (Distance wise I mean).
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

I’m in a serious junk food period. All I want...

I’m in a serious junk food period. All I want right now is firing up the grill (charred wood) and throw a piece of prime rib eye on it. :drool:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

I must make an appointment with my...

I must make an appointment with my ophthalmologist. I think I saw a micro crank on that thing. I did, I did see a micro crank on that thing.
Forum: Foo
11-17-20, 04:03 PM
Replies: 8,018
Views: 1,484,648
Posted By kissTheApex

Aaah the great P1800 E. I’ve passed on one about...

Aaah the great P1800 E. I’ve passed on one about (let’s just say) “some” time ago. A fine example, BRG, 1973, well cared for... if it doesn’t say anything about my idiocy, I don’t know what would...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 30,215
Posted By kissTheApex

Do eet!

Do eet!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

I often get the same reaction when I wistfully...

I often get the same reaction when I wistfully mention how great of a document prep tool LaTeX was/is to the yute around.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

Rarely have I been able to bunny hop (the English...

Rarely have I been able to bunny hop (the English kind as genejockey exolained). Like big john, I can only clumsily manage it if I’m caught unawares by a pothole or something.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

I’m just a hobby builder. I build solid body...

I’m just a hobby builder. I build solid body electrics.

I know of him. The price :eek: notwithstanding, I’ve always admired Ervin Somogyi’s guitars. The craftsmanship goes into those is simply...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

I am the only one that likes it in our household....

I am the only one that likes it in our household. I always wondered perhaps I served it with chopped up extra firm tofu, mushrooms in tomato or Alfredo sauce, I’d get more traction, but alas, I’m...
Forum: Foo
11-15-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 8,018
Views: 1,484,648
Posted By kissTheApex

If the “next” MR2 gets made, and looks like that,...

If the “next” MR2 gets made, and looks like that, I may seriously consider getting one no matter the drivetrain ends up being.

Selling my mkII MR2 was a difficult decision, one which makes me sigh...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-20, 03:18 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

thanks. This was quite helpful.

thanks. This was quite helpful.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-20, 02:44 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

What is the risk of damaging the bottom bracket...

What is the risk of damaging the bottom bracket on a plastic crabon bike when replacing bottom brackets?

There’s a used frame I might be interested in, but it comes with a sram dub BB. I’ll have...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

I have a couple of nice old Stanley #6, 7 and one...

I have a couple of nice old Stanley #6, 7 and one not very well setup #8. I use them exclusively for book matched joinery, so anything smaller is not much of regular use, since I already have an 8”...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

My most efficient weeks have been barely on the...

My most efficient weeks have been barely on the cusp of 200/week*, so I don’t think I’ll ever be nearing anything past 250 per week anytime soon, if ever.

Now that morning commute is starting to...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

one day I’ll be able to setup my planes as well...

one day I’ll be able to setup my planes as well as the ones they have in the video. One day...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-14-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

I was glad I am too fat for this any sport at the...

I was glad I am too fat for this any sport at the beginning of my ride today, I would have blown away in the wind if I was anywhere near “regular” weight for this sport.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-20, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

yikes! I hope it’s identified and is a one off.

yikes! I hope it’s identified and is a one off.
11-13-20, 03:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,036
Posted By kissTheApex

OP. REI has a 20% off sale going on, which brings...

OP. REI has a 20% off sale going on, which brings rtl515 down to $160. “Gearup2020” if I’m remembering correctly.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

mine is getting a serious trim down. Apparently,...

mine is getting a serious trim down. Apparently, I suffer from the same affliction. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-13-20, 03:12 AM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

Payback! I woke the alarm kitty up for once!...

Payback!

I woke the alarm kitty up for once! :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-12-20, 04:54 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

What’s the grade at turn 1. Thinking about it...

What’s the grade at turn 1. Thinking about it makes my knees buckle.



Dont forget to say a few nice words for Francois Cevert at the esses.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

If I had one “money no object, space galore”...

If I had one “money no object, space galore” option, I’d love to try this thing. But alas, it’s not even available to purchase in the US.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=vVLls05qzV4
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

The stock, or lack thereof, situation aside, none...

The stock, or lack thereof, situation aside, none of the first generation smart indoor bikes seem to have solid workings and solid qa/qc. Wahoo seems to have the best “replace on a phone call”, zero...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 04:11 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

Sacrilege! If it was anyone but Mrs. Datlas,...

Sacrilege!

If it was anyone but Mrs. Datlas, it would have been torches and pitchforks!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

once you put in a makeshift drywall partition to...

once you put in a makeshift drywall partition to divide spaces, Yes. Woodworking and bicycle storage/work do not mix, or rather wood dust mixes well with everything! I don’t know personally, I’ve...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

I believe the correct term is “workshop” Billy..

I believe the correct term is “workshop” Billy..
Forum: Road Cycling
11-09-20, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By kissTheApex

C@rp! I hope everyone’s ok.

C@rp! I hope everyone’s ok.
11-08-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,036
Posted By kissTheApex

I’d recommend the 515 as it’s also a rear light....

I’d recommend the 515 as it’s also a rear light. Since you don’t mention a head unit, I assume you have a mount of some sort for your phone. That way, you can run Varia app, or ridewithgps. I agree...
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