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Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 66
Posted By WhyFi

Trainer sessions are like trial by fire for...

Trainer sessions are like trial by fire for saddles. If he'll let you do an hour long trainer session in his shop, do it. If the saddle keeps you moderately comfy over that period of time, buy it and...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

So we can essentially thank BK for the MCU?

So we can essentially thank BK for the MCU?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

Man, are you missing out.

Man, are you missing out.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

For an intersection with a right turn lane, I'd...

For an intersection with a right turn lane, I'd be in the right tire track of the rightmost lane that's going straight. At the above, with yield sign and stillborn right turn lane? Yeah, I'd move...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

Because I have the lane and I'm going straight....

Because I have the lane and I'm going straight. If someone wants to turn right, I'll give them the opportunity to do so, staying behind and to the right, and without violating my right of way by...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

Man, I haven't been to a BK in more than a...

Man, I haven't been to a BK in more than a decade. A couple visits to BKs on the NJ Turnpike turned me off for good, but even before then I would have rather gone to McD's for anything breakfast...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

I can't remember the last time that food made me...

I can't remember the last time that food made me poop. Along those lines, I can't decide if that means that I have an cast iron stomach or if it means that I haven't been expanding my horizons enough.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

I don't like people going around me. My default...

I don't like people going around me. My default is the left side of the right lane.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

Coffee will take care of both of those problems.

Coffee will take care of both of those problems.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

I kinda want some new Ultegras because weenies...

I kinda want some new Ultegras because weenies gonna weenie.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

Ah, okay. Weird.

Ah, okay. Weird.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 03:28 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

It's a Bosch that was on sale at Home Depot....

It's a Bosch that was on sale at Home Depot. Something like 30 bucks at the time. Cross-haired for level and/or plumb. That I could see, the next stepping up gives you a brighter laser with a wider...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

Ah. Did you try a disc truing thingie? If not,...

Ah. Did you try a disc truing thingie? If not, give it a whirl. Or, if it's one of the newer IceTechs with the aluminum core, even tweaking with an adjustable wrench can do the trick; they're not as...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

:twitchy: Do tell.

:twitchy: Do tell.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

The laser level has become one of my favorite...

The laser level has become one of my favorite tools. It was very satisfying to twist the leveling feet on the work bench until is was just so. Highly recommended for the anal retentive sticklers for...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

Grrrr. Post to get to the last page, again.

Grrrr. Post to get to the last page, again.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,304
Posted By WhyFi

One post is not a problem, but we're not talking...

One post is not a problem, but we're not talking about one post, we're talking about a pattern - I seem to recall a string of what-ifs in other threads, too, many of them similar long-shots.

Discs...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,304
Posted By WhyFi

See, this is what I'm saying - we're looking at...

See, this is what I'm saying - we're looking at two "issues," and you've been informed that one issue is common, but easy to fix, and that the other is not that common... but you're still wasting CPU...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

Compared to resin, how do they perform after they...

Compared to resin, how do they perform after they break in? These came with Ultegra levers/calipers, so I'd hope that they'd be decent.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

Yup. Got that, too, even though I'd set...

Yup. Got that, too, even though I'd set preferences to not receive any emails. :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,304
Posted By WhyFi

You got me, but I would assume so. One thing...

You got me, but I would assume so.

One thing to keep in mind is that the experiences of someone like Noodle Soup and psimet, who see and service a ton of bikes, are going to be different than what...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,304
Posted By WhyFi

Adjust the RD. Swapping tubeless tires isn't...

Adjust the RD. Swapping tubeless tires isn't going to happen.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

One other thing that I forgot to mention - holy...

One other thing that I forgot to mention - holy **** are the metallic brake pads crappy out of the box. I've only ever used resin pads and, while they did get better after bedding with the rotors,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,304
Posted By WhyFi

Ah. Yeah, that hasn't been much of an issue for...

Ah. Yeah, that hasn't been much of an issue for me, either. A few clicks of the barrel adjuster, that's about it. I also didn't swap wheels that frequently - the 28/30s that I normally ride on...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,304
Posted By WhyFi

Too much compromise to avoid a potential problem...

Too much compromise to avoid a potential problem that's easily remedied, IMO.

First, don't limit your wheel choice because of something that may or may not be a minor problem - the discs on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

Lizard Skins has clear chainstay protectors. Tell...

Lizard Skins has clear chainstay protectors. Tell him not to be a cheap-ass.

Then again, I guess that not everyone wants a semi-permanent chainstay protector. I tend to ride heel-in, and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

Speaking of riding modern bikes, wow does the...

Speaking of riding modern bikes, wow does the Cervelo feel markedly different than the Domane. I didn't exactly step on it during my 4 block mosey, but it definitely feels more responsive. I'll have...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

What, you're not a fan of my fantastic road...

What, you're not a fan of my fantastic road cycling conditions?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 01:47 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

So, a) I've gotta change that kmph to mph b) the...

So, a) I've gotta change that kmph to mph b) the drifting and locking of the stabilization is kind of obnoxious - I think I'm going to try to leave it off for road rides b) a little bit of a sync...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

Wanna see a super boring video? Cervelo/Fly 12...

Wanna see a super boring video? Cervelo/Fly 12 test... while trying to avoid ice and water and icy water. And roostertails of icy water.

https://youtu.be/DfbC6z1_jPg
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 11:18 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,304
Posted By WhyFi

I would hope so. So far, I haven't even had...

I would hope so.

So far, I haven't even had to shim any of my CenterLock hubs, even from different manufacturers, but I know that this isn't always the case (one wheelset has a 6-bolt attachment,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,304
Posted By WhyFi

That can be bothersome, but it's pretty easily...

That can be bothersome, but it's pretty easily fixed. Figure out which of the rotors is further inwards and get some shims to move it out to match the other. Once you take care of this, wheel swaps...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

Ditto.

Ditto.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,304
Posted By WhyFi

Well, how can I argue with that? I bow to the...

Well, how can I argue with that? I bow to the supposed strength of your supposed reasoning.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 11:48 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,304
Posted By WhyFi

No, it's not. If you can't afford it, then...

No, it's not.

If you can't afford it, then it's not a question. If you can afford it, then it's not a question.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 4,304
Posted By WhyFi

That's not a question.

That's not a question.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

It's just weird for me to see the team kit on the...

It's just weird for me to see the team kit on the Twin Six site -

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

My legs are too short for a level top tube......

My legs are too short for a level top tube... unless I go with a tiny frame, a boatload of spacers and a 180mm stem.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

Harbor Freight has been mentioned a time or three.

Harbor Freight has been mentioned a time or three.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

New stem and combo mount - ...

New stem and combo mount -

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Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,763
Posted By WhyFi

Niner, though I'm not sure if it's on the market...

Niner, though I'm not sure if it's on the market yet. Not sure what kind of travel, either.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

:lol: sounds like sound reasoning. My two...

:lol: sounds like sound reasoning.

My two cents: if you're going to do it, you might as well overdo it - go with the set with the 240 hubs instead of the 350s. He had those too, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

:thumb: You know, the carbon Cervelo stem...

:thumb:

You know, the carbon Cervelo stem has a two-tone gloss/matte finish... Just saying. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

He must have a 17 to go with the 73 HT.

He must have a 17 to go with the 73 HT.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, and if I'm being completely honest, I wasn't...

Oh, and if I'm being completely honest, I wasn't so much tempted by the prospect of a ride, I would have only taken a little spoon around the neighborhood, but by the techno toys. The new camera...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

Another bothersome little detail - the out-front...

Another bothersome little detail - the out-front mount fits the Cervelo... but the extended faceplate bolts are silver and the rest of the baby bike bolts on the stem are black. Grrr.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

I got the alloy version, though the carbon stem...

I got the alloy version, though the carbon stem was very tempting - I was honestly more interested in the integrated top cap than the carbon aspect.

And speaking of weak reasons for buying...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

Don't judge me solely on my last two posts,...

Don't judge me solely on my last two posts, please. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

I haven't seen any ribbed gloves. :foo:

I haven't seen any ribbed gloves. :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-21-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 6,242
Views: 82,836
Posted By WhyFi

My package is here. Not to brag, but I've got a...

My package is here. Not to brag, but I've got a big stem.
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