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Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

Ouch. I didn't realize that entry fees were that...

Ouch. I didn't realize that entry fees were that steep.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 179
Posted By WhyFi

The kind that should be avoided, it sounds like.

The kind that should be avoided, it sounds like.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

Speaking of summer and moving to Waco, my wife...

Speaking of summer and moving to Waco, my wife has been watching a lot of Fixer Upper (Chip and Joanna, yadda yadda) and keeps saying that we should move to Waco. I've been constantly reminded her...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

You get booted if you start exceeding my...

You get booted if you start exceeding my elevation gain.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

Man, a quick pre-8am, pre-family stuff ride and...

Man, a quick pre-8am, pre-family stuff ride and the sweat is just rolling off of me. Yay, summer. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

FYI, phrantic09 has been provisionally added to...

FYI, phrantic09 has been provisionally added to the group/leaderboard with the understanding that if he regularly exceeds my weekly mileage or average speed, he will be promptly booted.

:beer:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 06:02 AM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

Got some closeouts for a rider with good birthing...

Got some closeouts for a rider with good birthing hips? Asking for a friend.



:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 234
Posted By WhyFi

Speedplay.

Speedplay.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,248
Posted By WhyFi

I'm not trying to win an argument with you. Your...

I'm not trying to win an argument with you. Your notion that all segments should be loops or out & back has so little merit that winning that argument would be like nabbing that cherished cul de sac...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

I wouldn't mind trying something that was a...

I wouldn't mind trying something that was a little more amenable to riding on the rivet. It seems like the ISMs might be good for that, but I'm not sure what kind of trade-offs there would be for......
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,248
Posted By WhyFi

Were you under the impression that your response,...

Were you under the impression that your response, three weeks in the making, was worthy of something more than a pithy response? That's cute.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

Sure - Phil Gaimon has.

Sure - Phil Gaimon has.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 03:26 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

You could ask him if you can have his bike when...

You could ask him if you can have his bike when he's dead, but I don't think that the bike is going to survive, either.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

Probably for the better - if you would have...

Probably for the better - if you would have dragged yourself to 90, you would have been tempted to round it out to 100 and been a little more hurty than you'd like.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

I marveled at you elevation gain for the ride. ;)...

I marveled at you elevation gain for the ride. ;)

That's a new long ride for you, innit? Kudos!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

Cycling shorts are in fashion. Try to keep up.

Cycling shorts are in fashion. Try to keep up.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

Had a nice, mostly relaxed ride this morning, but...

Had a nice, mostly relaxed ride this morning, but I was pretty sure that some ol' lady was gonna get me killed for a minute, there. I was going downhill on a bridge with a shoulder/bike lane that was...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I'm running 160s, front and back, and...

Yeah, I'm running 160s, front and back, and they're at around 10k miles with lots of life left. Not much descending for me to do in MN, but I'm big by cycling standards and deal with the stop and go...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 14,773
Posted By WhyFi

I'll be interested to hear how both work out. I...

I'll be interested to hear how both work out. I really like the idea of having the Tappabuco ready at a moment's notice, rather than letting more air and sealant piddle out while getting stuff out of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 259
Views: 14,773
Posted By WhyFi

Maybe. In that case, I'd probably get ride of...

Maybe. In that case, I'd probably get ride of whatever liquid is left over and then put in the new stuff. I wouldn't get anal about it, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 201
Posted By WhyFi

Does the 515 come with three of those seat post...

Does the 515 come with three of those seat post inserts, now? Check it out and see if there's a new one that might work better for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

wut. "Cervelo" sounds about as Canadian as you...

wut. "Cervelo" sounds about as Canadian as you can get.





:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

No, just to the stops where it enters the DT. ...

No, just to the stops where it enters the DT.



Yeah, that's what I did when I re-cabled the Domane, should be similarly easy with the R3; it's a pretty short, direct run to the bottom of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By WhyFi

Pretty self-explanatory, no? I took a cut too...

Pretty self-explanatory, no? I took a cut too large to seal on its own but not large enough to warrant a boot. They're rare (at least for me), but they happen. Most recently, the plug blew out of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

Did I miss it - whatcha workin' on?

Did I miss it - whatcha workin' on?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 958
Posted By WhyFi

Get one.

Get one.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 958
Posted By WhyFi

Oooooh - your Garmin isn't including zeros, is it?

Oooooh - your Garmin isn't including zeros, is it?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 958
Posted By WhyFi

Either you're mistaken or you have something...

Either you're mistaken or you have something really wonky with your set-up. If you have power data, Strava uses it and doesn't bother with the estimates -
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

When you do - Bontrager Grippytack is great and...

When you do - Bontrager Grippytack is great and readily available.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 07:37 PM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

IOW, 40% of your KOMs are dumb.

IOW, 40% of your KOMs are dumb.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

For what? Fishing cables/lines through the frame?...

For what? Fishing cables/lines through the frame? I just use a strong magnet and a little bit of metal tied to some dental floss. Easy.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 958
Posted By WhyFi

What? I don't understand half of what you're...

What? I don't understand half of what you're trying to say, but power data is recorded for the entire ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

Technology is hard.

Technology is hard.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 278
Posted By WhyFi

I carry both.

I carry both.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

Have you reached the point where you would buy a...

Have you reached the point where you would buy a new one immediately if it were lost? If so, how many rides did that take? I think that I reached that point within a few rides. Going on a road ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I'm about 185. I'm sure that I could...

Yeah, I'm about 185. I'm sure that I could manage, I just need the gearing and, maybe the most difficult part, I'd have to get comfortable with going slow.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

Lake Superior.

Lake Superior.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

And here I thought I was the only one that...

And here I thought I was the only one that suffered from that. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

Garmin now has a radar unit without a light -...

Garmin now has a radar unit without a light - that makes it a little more viable to pair with a light/camera combo unit. Then again, the changing flashing pattern for approaching vehicles is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

It doesn't affect the battery life of my Wahoo at...

It doesn't affect the battery life of my Wahoo at all. I think that the problem with Garmin units was linked to the backlight - it would kick the light on when a vehicle was being tracked. Not sure...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

Taking a short family trip. Visited a state park...

Taking a short family trip. Visited a state park along the north shore, including a hike to the top of a cliff overlooking the lake. The fog hiding the drop did nothing to ease the amount of 'nope'...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 06:49 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By WhyFi

Yup. You can either select the route from your...

Yup. You can either select the route from your Wahoo or from the Wahoo Element companion app.

Oh, to be clear, though - it's not giving spoken turn instructions; it's beeping at you when a turn...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 338
Posted By WhyFi

No. I never run RwGPS on a ride. I simply create...

No. I never run RwGPS on a ride. I simply create routes with RwGPS on the computer and have my Wahoo and RwGPS accounts linked; the created routes will migrate over to the Wahoo.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

Honestly, I'm not even sure what gearing combo...

Honestly, I'm not even sure what gearing combo I'd need - I can't even think of an 8% that I'm familiar with. We do have some hills in the area that are ~11%, but they're so short that they're done...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

Hmmmm... If I find a gear combo that I can...

Hmmmm... If I find a gear combo that I can sustain on 8%, then the challenge becomes keeping the bike upright at such low speeds.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

That's what my dad and uncle ended up doing.

That's what my dad and uncle ended up doing.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

Until social media starts fact-checking you. Very...

Until social media starts fact-checking you. Very sad!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

I'm bummed - I was wondering what noon on...

I'm bummed - I was wondering what noon on Thursday was lookin' like. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11,997
Views: 209,022
Posted By WhyFi

These were some kids from down the block -...

These were some kids from down the block - they're friends with the boy next door. Not a damn one of them seems to have practiced any kind of social distancing at any point during the lockdown, not...
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