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Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 924
Views: 11,111
Posted By WhyFi

I've never really shopped their stuff, so I took...

I've never really shopped their stuff, so I took a look - not bad if it fits!

I kind of like the look of these Air Speed jerseys, but holy schnikes does someone need to work on their white...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 924
Views: 11,111
Posted By WhyFi

Rapha had your size and color in stock?! Lucky...

Rapha had your size and color in stock?! Lucky dog!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 08:38 AM
Replies: 924
Views: 11,111
Posted By WhyFi

You lika da beets, eh? Are these supplements that...

You lika da beets, eh? Are these supplements that you take daily or are they just boosts for events or specific training rides...?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 13,844
Posted By WhyFi

They're already out there.

They're already out there.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 924
Views: 11,111
Posted By WhyFi

Alright, I'm confused. Can someone just give me a...

Alright, I'm confused. Can someone just give me a menu so that I can pee out a Roy G Biv over the course of a week? kthnks.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 346
Views: 13,844
Posted By WhyFi

Uh oh - Isadore has started "pushing"...

Uh oh - Isadore has started "pushing" lifestyle/urban/casual - https://isadore.com/enhance-your-urbanity

Are they the next to be divisive?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 08:02 AM
Replies: 924
Views: 11,111
Posted By WhyFi

Ohhhh - LAJ's not talkin' pee, eh? :lol:

Ohhhh - LAJ's not talkin' pee, eh? :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 924
Views: 11,111
Posted By WhyFi

:eek: I've peed hyper-yellow/green from...

:eek:

I've peed hyper-yellow/green from supplements, but never anything towards that end of the spectrum.

Side note: I've always thought that some finding some veggies that could safely,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 924
Views: 11,111
Posted By WhyFi

My friend, Dr Google Search, says this is not...

My friend, Dr Google Search, says this is not very pleasant. :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 590
Posted By WhyFi

This is why the WAM/RAM specs should be pushed....

This is why the WAM/RAM specs should be pushed. Pirelli is doing it on their new tires and ENVE at least has the WAM; I hope that others follow suit. For now, Schwalbe has at least said that their...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 07:06 AM
Replies: 924
Views: 11,111
Posted By WhyFi

Weird. I'm certainly familiar with getting my...

Weird. I'm certainly familiar with getting my pump on, from days when I was lifting as a yute, but I'm trying to think of weight bumps after hard days on the bike. I know that I've come across a few...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 06:29 AM
Replies: 924
Views: 11,111
Posted By WhyFi

:roflmao: 179 is the "three pounds light"...

:roflmao:

179 is the "three pounds light" that I weighed in at yesterday.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 924
Views: 11,111
Posted By WhyFi

"Possible"? You must be new around here....

"Possible"? You must be new around here. "Likely," is the word you're looking for, when it comes to Mr Awesome Shovel. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 590
Posted By WhyFi

Did you see the chart? I mean, it does give you...

Did you see the chart? I mean, it does give you three "optimal" pairings, 27mm, 29mm, and 31mm, but at least it has the WAM specs (side note: it'll be great when more manufacturers provide WAM [width...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 17,221
Posted By WhyFi

Ah - we're passing in opposite directions. I'm...

Ah - we're passing in opposite directions. I'm coming from some Assault SLGs, which have opposing, white outlined logos, so I wanted more stealthy. Well, that and wider, yadda, yadda.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 123
Posted By WhyFi

There's a pretty big range, no? I've only had...

There's a pretty big range, no? I've only had some top shelf Gavia SLRs, and I would say that they were on par with the best at the time, but what he's riding sounds like an all-weather kind of tire....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 123
Posted By WhyFi

If you're comfortable with calling someone to...

If you're comfortable with calling someone to pick you up and take you home when you get a flat, as opposed to taking a few minutes to fix it and continuing on with your ride, then by all means, you...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 123
Posted By WhyFi

Do you have your bike in front of you? Let the...

Do you have your bike in front of you? Let the air out of the tire, pop the beads, lever out one side and have a look.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 123
Posted By WhyFi

Flat protection isn't a benefit if you're not...

Flat protection isn't a benefit if you're not getting flats in the first place - tubeless is great if you regularly get flats from small (<5mm) punctures. However, the sealant doesn't last forever...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 123
Posted By WhyFi

Unless you weigh 250lbs and you're riding on 23mm...

Unless you weigh 250lbs and you're riding on 23mm tires, this is way too high.

Some loss in pressure is expected, but going down to 40-50psi is extreme. Maybe you've got a slow leak? That or the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 123
Posted By WhyFi

Have you checked inside your Gavia? Though...

Have you checked inside your Gavia? Though they're tubeless ready, they were likely set up with tubes. If you do have tubes in there, and you've had no flat problems thus far, I'd probably pop on...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 590
Posted By WhyFi

Is it sad that one of the reasons that I'm not...

Is it sad that one of the reasons that I'm not more interested in the Zipp tires is the fact that the tires have the old Zipp logos and my wheels have the new Zipp logo? :o
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 12:49 PM
Replies: 924
Views: 11,111
Posted By WhyFi

Hey, I didn't get any multiplier when riding at...

Hey, I didn't get any multiplier when riding at 20F. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 12:48 PM
Replies: 924
Views: 11,111
Posted By WhyFi

You can use the elevation to sort, but everybody...

You can use the elevation to sort, but everybody knows that doesn't count nearly as much as good ol' miles. :p
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 17,221
Posted By WhyFi

Love 'em. I'm about your size, IIRC, and can lay...

Love 'em. I'm about your size, IIRC, and can lay down decent short-term power - can't say that I've noticed anything iffy even when thrashing them.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 590
Posted By WhyFi

Not compatible with hookless rims, it seems.

Not compatible with hookless rims, it seems.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 273
Views: 17,221
Posted By WhyFi

A cm or so should be a non-event. As in, you...

A cm or so should be a non-event. As in, you shouldn't have even noticed it. That doesn't speak well of Muc-Off (though I do like their valve stems :D).

The Zipps are 23mm wide, internally. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 924
Views: 11,111
Posted By WhyFi

Ah, makes sense. Yeah, I usually see a 1-2 day...

Ah, makes sense. Yeah, I usually see a 1-2 day dip in weight after longer rides and wondered why it took that long to fluff back up.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 924
Views: 11,111
Posted By WhyFi

Was out on a walk to the baker and saw a young...

Was out on a walk to the baker and saw a young lady walking a very big, very lupine dog. Chatted with her from across the street, we were all walking the same direction, and I asked if he was a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 11:28 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 17,221
Posted By WhyFi

10mm? Yeouch. Yeah, can't blame tubeless for not...

10mm? Yeouch. Yeah, can't blame tubeless for not plugging that. 5mm is pretty borderline IME, but those are also pretty rare IME.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 273
Views: 17,221
Posted By WhyFi

This was with 28mm Schwalbe Pro One Addix on Zipp...

This was with 28mm Schwalbe Pro One Addix on Zipp 303S, which are pretty wide, so I was running at ~58F/~62R. How big was your puncture and with which sealant? Before moving to 28-30mm tires, I had...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 924
Views: 11,111
Posted By WhyFi

Man. I drank 6 bottles of water/sports drink on...

Man. I drank 6 bottles of water/sports drink on the bike yesterday (it wasn't hot, the sun wasn't beating down and I was at an endurance pace) and drank another 5 or so glasses of water in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 590
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, there's a huge selection and hookless isn't...

Yeah, there's a huge selection and hookless isn't limiting it in the least.

No, my tire problems right now are the same as everything else bike-related in these covid times - stock. :(

I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 590
Posted By WhyFi

They're not. Being hookless compatible doesn't...

They're not. Being hookless compatible doesn't make them hooked incompatible. Vittoria TLR, Schwalble TLE, Pirelli TLR, etc, etc are all fine on hooked or hookless rims.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 590
Posted By WhyFi

There's no reason to come to this conclusion....

There's no reason to come to this conclusion. First, Enve is constantly adding to a long list of compatible tires. Second, we're seeing hookless adoption from other manufacturers, on both the wheel...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 590
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: 924
Views: 11,111
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: 273
Views: 17,221
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: 3,165
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: 924
Views: 11,111
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: 924
Views: 11,111
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: 924
Views: 11,111
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: 1,001
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: 924
Views: 11,111
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: 511
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: 924
Views: 11,111
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: 924
Views: 11,111
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: 924
Views: 11,111
Posted By WhyFi

HEY!!! Thank you! :love:

HEY!!!


Thank you! :love:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 05:36 AM
Replies: 924
Views: 11,111
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: 5
Views: 318
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...
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