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Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 26
Posted By WhyFi

Nothing wrong with that - I'd try 'em... if I...

Nothing wrong with that - I'd try 'em... if I found them at a reasonable price. Which probably isn't too likely any time soon.

So, if I'm seeing this right, it's just one model of tire, available...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 08:05 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

Assuming that they're radially laced, I'd sight...

Assuming that they're radially laced, I'd sight down them, too, to make sure they're straight and pluck 'em. But yeah, I'd be surprised if there was a problem - with a front rim brake tire, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 263
Views: 16,929
Posted By WhyFi

That's weird. I've had problems seating with some...

That's weird. I've had problems seating with some tape dimpling in to the spoke holes and letting air escape under the tire beads, but can't think of any other reasons as to why tape might make a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 2,920
Posted By WhyFi

Bathroom scale pedals, duh. Just don't corner...

Bathroom scale pedals, duh. Just don't corner aggressively.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, one thing that wasn't perfect on the day - at...

Oh, one thing that wasn't perfect on the day - at about mile 25 I saw the glint of a little patch of glass. I swerved and thought that I'd missed it all, but I heard a psst - psst - psst immediately...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

The only liver I'll eat is at Sammy's - chicken...

The only liver I'll eat is at Sammy's - chicken liver with fried onions and schmaltz. :love:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I was pretty much riding to previous plan,...

Yeah, I was pretty much riding to previous plan, too. I was hoping to get in a 200k, but was thinking that my wife might need to be on-call today. Fortunately (?) the storm actually knocked out the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 961
Posted By WhyFi

How do you think that material will hold up with...

How do you think that material will hold up with back pockets loaded? Think it'll hold in place pretty well or more likely to sag?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

I'm back in the red! :bday:

I'm back in the red! :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 476
Posted By WhyFi

That's because people are dumb and/or...

That's because people are dumb and/or inexperienced.



That's MTBs. I've never seen any worse than snake skin coating and cobwebs on road tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

In a brilliant move that might otherwise be seen...

In a brilliant move that might otherwise be seen as slightly paranoid, Bah Humbug dulled the impact of my double metric century sneak attack with a preemptive imperial century of his own. Well...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

Don't you know it's EightyTwosday? Jeez.

Don't you know it's EightyTwosday? Jeez.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

HEY!!! Thank you! :love:

HEY!!!


Thank you! :love:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 05:36 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

I woke to see my Fatigue Line nose-diving,...

I woke to see my Fatigue Line nose-diving, resulting in a positive Form value (just barely at +2%, but still! :twitchy:). Well that's something that we shall have to remedy, isn't it?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By WhyFi

Many will tell you that the tires offer such a...

Many will tell you that the tires offer such a huge percentage of the total compliance that the ride quality of a good aluminum frame will be indistinguishable from a carbon frame. Just as many will...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 13,080
Posted By WhyFi

The velodrome talk inspired me to look in to my...

The velodrome talk inspired me to look in to my options. Turns out there was an outdoor track in the metro area, but it was demolished last year. There are now plans for an indoor track, but I had a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

Remind me of the context of that "I'm out!"...

Remind me of the context of that "I'm out!" Seinfeld video that you just posted... :foo:


:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

You're asking if Hump Day has a feel? ...

You're asking if Hump Day has a feel?

:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

Wednesday, geez.

Wednesday, geez.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

Man - Bah Humbug and Trsnrtr ain't havin' my...

Man - Bah Humbug and Trsnrtr ain't havin' my nonsense on the leader board this week. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

Cortana was great for text messages, navigation,...

Cortana was great for text messages, navigation, music playback, stuff like that. I don't use the Google assistant nearly as much. I have been using Alexa, but that's mostly for stuff like, "what...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

I still miss Cortana. So much better than any of...

I still miss Cortana. So much better than any of the other "assistants."
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

Ditto. :(

Ditto. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

I was hoping to get in decent ride tomorrow, but...

I was hoping to get in decent ride tomorrow, but that may be in jeopardy.

My wife typically has Wed off, but they're on the cusp of an all-hands-on-deck situation. Just a few moments ago, my wife...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

Ah, so they're slightly more sophisticated than...

Ah, so they're slightly more sophisticated than the average Strava KOM hunter.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

ikr. I just have to hit that arbitrary 100...

ikr.

I just have to hit that arbitrary 100 Fitness and then I can slack off a bit. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 264
Posted By WhyFi

They'll both be fine bikes. I wouldn't let...

They'll both be fine bikes.

I wouldn't let any thoughts of improved performance metrics sway you - you're not going to be meaningfully faster on either, though you might be marginally faster/more...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

Indeed, you are. Do you know what you're...

Indeed, you are. Do you know what you're transitioning to? :foo:

The F/F is pretty interesting, but it sure isn't gospel. My Wed Night Ride last week wrecked me for days and F/F was tellin' me to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

I was a little surprised that it didn't change my...

I was a little surprised that it didn't change my eFTP (?) automatically, but figured it might have been because I didn't hit an hour with the activity or because of some weird maths were I didn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 476
Posted By WhyFi

Which is exactly why I wouldn't count on them...

Which is exactly why I wouldn't count on them "certifying" them for tubeless after the fact.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

Normalized Power.

Normalized Power.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, and not that I want Vol to nod his head and...

Oh, and not that I want Vol to nod his head and say, "I told you so," but it was a brisk 52, which meant thermal knickers, a thermal LS jersey and gloves.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 06:02 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

My Fitness/Freshness slave-driver said that I...

My Fitness/Freshness slave-driver said that I needed to stop lollygagging, so I took my recovery loop at a NOT recovery pace. The result was the highest NP that I've had on a ride, so I got that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

fify :p

fify

:p
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 476
Posted By WhyFi

​​​​​​If you get flats regularly enough that...

​​​​​​If you get flats regularly enough that changing tubes on the side of the road is a pain in your ass, that's the biggest (IMO) benefit to be had. If you're dedicated to chasing marginal gains,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

If by "interesting," you mean, "clenching my...

If by "interesting," you mean, "clenching my sphincter while I try to stay on the road," I'd tend to agree.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

It's fun and it's been good. I hear that there's...

It's fun and it's been good. I hear that there's a bit of a mid-season lull, but I haven't seen it yet.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

And it's not the weekend any more. :mad:

And it's not the weekend any more. :mad:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

Nope. I'm just waiting for the kids to go to bed...

Nope. I'm just waiting for the kids to go to bed so that I can continue on the Season 1 binge of The Umbrella Academy.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 13,080
Posted By WhyFi

If I can be permitted to go off-subject in this...

If I can be permitted to go off-subject in this oh-so-serious thread...

Shortly after reading this comment, I was driving and had someone just in front of me commit one of my pet peeves - a great...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 476
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I remember seeing the rim profile...

Yeah, I remember seeing the rim profile previously and thinking that it looked like a typical tubeless rim bed, but Specialized has said that they're not tubeless and that they don't have the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 476
Posted By WhyFi

Yup, that was my first thought, too.

Yup, that was my first thought, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 13,080
Posted By WhyFi

I think there's just more people of every size on...

I think there's just more people of every size on the road these days.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 13,080
Posted By WhyFi

I've been waiting to pick up some more, but...

I've been waiting to pick up some more, but they're out in a lot of stuff. All of the Core Bibs (Black/Cream, Black and Cargo) are out of stock in my size and my first three or so choices in Core...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 13,080
Posted By WhyFi

I did the same on Saturday and this was with Core...

I did the same on Saturday and this was with Core Bibs and Jersey. For under $200 retail for the both of 'em, I was comfy and looked smashing (;)), so I can't complain.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 476
Posted By WhyFi

So you're saying that this is a new wheelset...

So you're saying that this is a new wheelset that's arriving on the new Tarmacs but they're not the CL or CLX Rapide? Because they've been pretty adamant that those are tube-only and that making them...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

:twitchy: ...

:twitchy:

https://www.instagram.com/p/CDb8b41FxxN/
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

Ha. At least mine was 25 efforts with someone hot...

Ha. At least mine was 25 efforts with someone hot on my heels wheel. :speedy:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 654
Views: 7,999
Posted By WhyFi

We need a Stuart Smalley/Local Legend meme to be...

We need a Stuart Smalley/Local Legend meme to be cooked up -
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 13,080
Posted By WhyFi

But you may have to **** for a week.

But you may have to **** for a week.
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