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Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-20, 05:26 PM
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Posted By datlas

OK, I suspect you could get a gently used 9s...

OK, I suspect you could get a gently used 9s cassette from ScamBay for under $20, worth considering to buy you some time. Maybe.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-20, 05:12 PM
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Posted By datlas

If you are positive it's the cassette, you can...

If you are positive it's the cassette, you can get gently used ones cheap off scam-bay (or free from a friend).

Is it 10s or 11s?? I have plenty of gently used Shimano 10s ones. if you want, let...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-20, 04:50 PM
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Posted By datlas

Bummer. You sure itís not a worn chain?

Bummer. You sure itís not a worn chain?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-20, 04:45 PM
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Posted By datlas

I could tell that on today’s ride, the RD cable...

I could tell that on today’s ride, the RD cable is starting to fray again. I economized my rear shifting and was able to finish without cable breaking.

I have a whole set of new brake and shifter...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 356
Posted By datlas

I have zero scientific proof, but my suspicion is...

I have zero scientific proof, but my suspicion is that for most cyclists, you adapt and it makes almost no difference.

However, I am sure there are SOME cyclists where it strikes a resonant chord...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-20, 02:27 PM
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Posted By datlas

We had a lot of hills on today’s ride. One rider...

We had a lot of hills on today’s ride. One rider was struggling a bit and so I suggested he mix up his technique. I told him to try “old school” climbing style with hands on tops, slide back in...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-20, 02:16 PM
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Posted By datlas

I donít usually give much advice on cold weather...

I donít usually give much advice on cold weather gear because itís very personal. Some people need more insulation etc. than others for various body parts. However, in general, if you feel comfy at...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-20, 06:34 AM
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Posted By datlas

More good news. It has warmed up to 28F here. ...

More good news. It has warmed up to 28F here. Time to ride real miles outside.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-20, 06:33 AM
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Posted By datlas

Kudos to Puppy Love!

Kudos to Puppy Love!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-20, 08:09 PM
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Posted By datlas

Cake? :bday:

Cake?

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-20, 05:59 PM
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Posted By datlas

Kudos.

Kudos.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-20, 04:09 PM
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Posted By datlas

On a happier note, Heidi advanced to Regional...

On a happier note, Heidi advanced to Regional Band! :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 5,600
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Posted By datlas

I plead guilty as charged. I throw myself upon...

I plead guilty as charged. I throw myself upon the mercy of the forum.
02-15-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,705
Posted By datlas

Cop could have written them up for running the...

Cop could have written them up for running the stop sign. The rest seems too harsh.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 5,600
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Posted By datlas

Yes me. But I posted in the tall bike thread. ...

Yes me. But I posted in the tall bike thread.

Proof:

...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 5,600
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Posted By datlas

Just back from daughter #2’s District Band...

Just back from daughter #2’s District Band concert. I think Velo Vol would have enjoyed it. We did!

...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-20, 09:00 AM
Replies: 5,600
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Posted By datlas

Guess who got the 2M posting in C&V?? ...

Guess who got the 2M posting in C&V??

:innocent:
02-15-20, 08:59 AM
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Views: 29,558
Posted By datlas

like

like
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-20, 08:41 AM
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Posted By datlas

We had a reasonably fun group ride on Zwift....

We had a reasonably fun group ride on Zwift. There were only 8 of us but we stayed together nicely and had some chitchat on Discord which made the 90 minutes go by quickly.

Tomorrow, real miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-15-20, 05:28 AM
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Posted By datlas

It’s 10F. Going downstairs for fake miles.

It’s 10F. Going downstairs for fake miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 09:37 PM
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Posted By datlas

:twitchy:

:twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 09:17 PM
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Posted By datlas

While you are waiting, I suggest you start a...

While you are waiting, I suggest you start a thread about it. Could add to the excitement.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 05:51 PM
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Views: 72,728
Posted By datlas

Possibly.

Possibly.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 04:56 PM
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Posted By datlas

I think problem is I posted it as easy/social...

I think problem is I posted it as easy/social ride at 2-2.2W/Kg and my friends are serious cyclists who want a faster pace.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 04:41 PM
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Posted By datlas

I made a Zwift meetup group ride for tomorrow...

I made a Zwift meetup group ride for tomorrow morning. You can invite up to 50 followers. I invited 50 people but so far only 4 have responded.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 02:14 PM
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Posted By datlas

Methotrexate FTW.

Methotrexate FTW.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 01:57 PM
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Posted By datlas

Silly mouse. Sed rate is just a dipstick for...

Silly mouse. Sed rate is just a dipstick for inflammation in your system. So lower will probably correlate with less disease activity, but you gotta treat the cause not the test.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5,600
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Posted By datlas

It's your call. I suspect your MHR is probably a...

It's your call. I suspect your MHR is probably a bit more than 195. Get on a super long climb and push it so hard that you are ready to either puke and/or get tunnel vision. THAT'S your Max HR.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 01:14 PM
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Posted By datlas

To tie the room together?? #TheDudeAbides...

To tie the room together??

#TheDudeAbides (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=TheDudeAbides)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 01:00 PM
Replies: 5,600
Views: 72,728
Posted By datlas

The Heart of Rock and Roll is Still Beating??

The Heart of Rock and Roll is Still Beating??
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 10:12 AM
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Posted By datlas

I have never checked NextDoor. I hope I am not...

I have never checked NextDoor. I hope I am not missing out on anything. I still don't even do FaceBook.

:50:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5,600
Views: 72,728
Posted By datlas

Daughter #2...

Daughter #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) goes off to college in the fall, and if I can swing it I hope to drop to working 3 days/week, which will open up my...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5,600
Views: 72,728
Posted By datlas

Thanks for the tips. I kinda figured that was...

Thanks for the tips. I kinda figured that was the case.

Issue is my regular schedule allows me to do 50-75 mile rides, so a century plus is going to be rare. And possibly uncomfortable. Maybe...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 5,600
Views: 72,728
Posted By datlas

We may need to talk. I really love riding, but...

We may need to talk. I really love riding, but somewhere around mile 80-90 something starts to hurt. Usually my butt or my back. So I usually limit my century-plus rides. Any tips on how to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 5,600
Views: 72,728
Posted By datlas

Maybe I am strange, but I honestly don't mind...

Maybe I am strange, but I honestly don't mind wearing an extra layer or two for riding. It only becomes burdensome to me when it's below say 15-ish degrees F, but some of my must fun rides have been...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5,600
Views: 72,728
Posted By datlas

What's the shortest brevet? 200k??

What's the shortest brevet? 200k??
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 5,600
Views: 72,728
Posted By datlas

Everyone has their own tolerance to cold. If...

Everyone has their own tolerance to cold. If it's above freezing, I am ok with gloves. For 20's, I wear mittens with glove liners. No problem. For below 20, I also throw in a chemical hand...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 08:06 AM
Replies: 5,600
Views: 72,728
Posted By datlas

Agree. I would actually try riding tomorrow...

Agree. I would actually try riding tomorrow outside with morning temps around 18F, but daughter #2 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=2) has a concert at 11AM so I am...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-20, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5,600
Views: 72,728
Posted By datlas

Cool. It's coming our way but thankfully not...

Cool. It's coming our way but thankfully not quite as severe.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5,600
Views: 72,728
Posted By datlas

:bday:

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5,600
Views: 72,728
Posted By datlas

Boat maintenance costs must make bike costs seem...

Boat maintenance costs must make bike costs seem like a drop in the ocean.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-13-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 5,600
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Posted By datlas

So of course, after the bidon flip, one must...

So of course, after the bidon flip, one must drink from it with one's pinky held high. Right?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5,600
Views: 72,728
Posted By datlas

I have to go to a stupid meeting tonight for...

I have to go to a stupid meeting tonight for work. It’s at a country club (yuck). I am currently wearing jeans and T shirt. Looks like they have a stupid dress code so must change before heading...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-20, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5,600
Views: 72,728
Posted By datlas

Wow that is fairly explicit IMO. Although I...

Wow that is fairly explicit IMO. Although I suppose you see what you want to see.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 5,600
Views: 72,728
Posted By datlas

Mrs datlas and I had a lunch date at a relatively...

Mrs datlas and I had a lunch date at a relatively new Lebanese restaurant. It was quite good.

I noticed this place and the sushi place we went to in Philly have a surcharge for credit...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 5,600
Views: 72,728
Posted By datlas

Got a pic or is it NSFW??

Got a pic or is it NSFW??
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5,600
Views: 72,728
Posted By datlas

Seems to work quite well for them. Customers and...

Seems to work quite well for them. Customers and employees are generally happy. There is a TJ 10 minutes away from us in Devon (just south of Valley Forge) and on the weekends itís packed with main...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 287
Posted By datlas

If front wheel is fine, just get a new rear. ...

If front wheel is fine, just get a new rear.

edit: given your weight, you may want to get a rear wheel with 32 or even 36 spokes for durability.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 5,600
Views: 72,728
Posted By datlas

Most often TJ is good choice.

Most often TJ is good choice.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-12-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 5,600
Views: 72,728
Posted By datlas

quality

quality
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