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Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 06:31 PM
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Posted By Bah Humbug

Interesting. I'm more adventurous than I used to...

Interesting. I'm more adventurous than I used to be, but there are a lot of things I'd miss more than trying new food.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

I blame poor upbringing. Kids these days.

I blame poor upbringing. Kids these days.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 06:10 PM
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Posted By Bah Humbug

:roflmao:

:roflmao:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 04:54 PM
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Posted By Bah Humbug

Nor here, but I do look down and see scorpions...

Nor here, but I do look down and see scorpions crossing the MUP. So there's that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 03:33 PM
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Posted By Bah Humbug

Well and as I was told as a young'un while having...

Well and as I was told as a young'un while having these issues with school, school is primarily extended child-care to get kids out of parents' hair. And a lot of parents were counting on the spring...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

If I had to rely on school for that... I...

If I had to rely on school for that...

I broke the metrics on every spoken and written language test administered as a child. If it hadnít been for school I would have read more and developed that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 1,678
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Posted By Bah Humbug

Or a stubbed toe, or an itch, or... I donít...

Or a stubbed toe, or an itch, or...

I donít see how this was supposed to work. If itís important enough for kids to go to school that weíre willing to prolong the epidemic and kill people, we...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 845
Posted By Bah Humbug

Good luck - theyíre down to 62s in stock. I had...

Good luck - theyíre down to 62s in stock. I had the same thought. :) The closest that seems in stock is the Ritchey Logic. Which costs a bunch more, but seems even better.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

Until we have data from the pro testing that...

Until we have data from the pro testing that shows that riders who test positive donít transmit it within the peloton, Iím only riding with people I know are at least as invested in safety as I am....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:05 PM
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Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

If you can sprint for long, you're not sprinting....

If you can sprint for long, you're not sprinting. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 06:39 PM
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Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

Yeah it was more a curiosity. I think I'm ok...

Yeah it was more a curiosity. I think I'm ok with the fit on the R2 now; if I do anything it'll just be a new stem.



And I'm not an "instant acceleration" kind of rider. WhyFi once commented...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

I've noticed yours here. The new ones are quite...

I've noticed yours here. The new ones are quite different, but also well-regarded. I did note that a review of the new ones said they respond better to gradual diesel-like increases in power rather...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 05:57 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

Wheels Mfg made a small run out of titanium a...

Wheels Mfg made a small run out of titanium a while ago. I'd have bought a dozen.

And of note, the P2, like most tri bikes, lacks a replaceable hanger. Never had an issue; sturdy CF. At some...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

Would be nice. However, they don't.

Would be nice. However, they don't.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 04:53 PM
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Posted By Bah Humbug

I know the theory, but it seems like mine are...

I know the theory, but it seems like mine are constantly out of alignment. There must be a way they can be made strong enough to not bend under normal use.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 04:35 PM
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Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

How often do you guys beat up RD hangers? Shop...

How often do you guys beat up RD hangers? Shop called and said mine was bent. I suppose that could be from the topple on Thursday, but man, it seems like mine is bent any time anyone looks at it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

Oh yes. I'd be thrilled to be able to drop $5...

Oh yes. I'd be thrilled to be able to drop $5 and ride a century on a good surface. Cheaper than driving to the normal training grounds.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 04:32 PM
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Posted By Bah Humbug

For a couple of hours on Tuesday evenings during...

For a couple of hours on Tuesday evenings during part of the year. And I was stipulating a 20-mile loop. COTA is only 3.4 or so.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

Personally, I would have benefitted from a gap...

Personally, I would have benefitted from a gap year anyway to be broken of my high school laziness. The problem is I donít know what can be done productively in a gap year now while still being safe.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

Iíd pay $1/ 20 miles for smooth tarmac with some...

Iíd pay $1/ 20 miles for smooth tarmac with some terrain and twists, no cars.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

My MUP must be the best one out there, because...

My MUP must be the best one out there, because the few walkers I encounter are just not issues.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

Iíd pay a reasonable toll for access to a really...

Iíd pay a reasonable toll for access to a really good MUP, like 20 miles of smooth tarmac with no car intersections. It would have to be actually maintained though.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 05:04 AM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

Should go for a walk, but am welded to the couch....

Should go for a walk, but am welded to the couch. Feeling the effects of last week.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

Ha, good to know! Yes, we're getting Serenity...

Ha, good to know! Yes, we're getting Serenity Sound Control, which is exactly that. Not the beefy triple-glazed 4" thick ones, but the windows we have now are original, 20 years old, and aluminum. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

Sort of. I wish we had known we'd be WFH for the...

Sort of. I wish we had known we'd be WFH for the foreseeable future and just not moved in the first place. The new windows should arrive in a couple of weeks and then I should be able to relax a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

Yes. And if that means I go 1x, that's...

Yes. And if that means I go 1x, that's interesting, and they could do semi-wireless by doing a battery to the derailleurs but no the shifters, which simplifies routing. Will they change to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

Well but that's part of it - if I'm going to drop...

Well but that's part of it - if I'm going to drop that kind of money on something, I don't want to discover that the spacing or routing requirements are about to change. Like the ill-fated P4, where...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

In other news, wondering now if I should hold off...

In other news, wondering now if I should hold off on the fancy gravel bike for a year to see if the new DA changes anything. Can get an alloy Topstone in the meantime if I get the real hankering to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

I don't, but no, my point was about how whenever,...

I don't, but no, my point was about how whenever, in the real world, someone tells me chicken is excellent it turns out that they mean fried or barbecued chicken.

And yes, people can have...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

Ha. But no, I'll be convinced when I start...

Ha. But no, I'll be convinced when I start meeting people in person who are excited by the chicken itself. Not before. It's up there with the exotic pizzas that someone wants in every group, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 534
Posted By Bah Humbug

As above, I just can't see many people paying for...

As above, I just can't see many people paying for a special solution to this.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

I never said that, but beef on its own is...

I never said that, but beef on its own is delicious. Chicken? It's like eating beige.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

Flour and Crisco are exactly my point, though. ...

Flour and Crisco are exactly my point, though. The chicken you're talking about is breaded and fried, which makes just about anything taste good.

Not moving on this one; my experience in person...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

You're the exception, then. Most people only...

You're the exception, then. Most people only "like" chicken as a vehicle for other flavor.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

Honestly, not a fan. But my point is, a steak,...

Honestly, not a fan. But my point is, a steak, cooked on its own, tastes good. Chicken "tastes good" when it's breaded and fried and basted and other effort is put into making it not taste...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

Oh, I actually saw three Ellipti-gos at the...

Oh, I actually saw three Ellipti-gos at the Veloway this morning.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

If it tastes good because of the frying, or the...

If it tastes good because of the frying, or the sauce, it doesn't count. Chicken is just terrible, and other fowl are barely better.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

Yeah that's on my list of minor nightmares.

Yeah that's on my list of minor nightmares.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

Tough week when 200 miles would get fifth. Last...

Tough week when 200 miles would get fifth. Last week that would have been second.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

So you're saying Cervelo miles count double? I...

So you're saying Cervelo miles count double? I could get on board with that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

Oh yes. Remember, I only started riding outside...

Oh yes. Remember, I only started riding outside in the morning when I literally killed my trainer, and that required being unable to do tri training (bum heel, swimming much more difficult due to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

Just checked and today's ride put me just a hair...

Just checked and today's ride put me just a hair over 2100 miles for the year... which also makes this my highest-mileage year ever. And it's early August.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

Mammals still taste better.

Mammals still taste better.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

If we could agree on a formula that accounted for...

If we could agree on a formula that accounted for all the variables (temperature, light, power, off-road, drafting, bike type, elevation, altitude, FTP, and probably more), well, that'd be an...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

How many weeks do you not win that? Looks like...

How many weeks do you not win that? Looks like your normal riding is about double the elevation per mile of mine, and almost no one else is even close..
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,249
Posted By Bah Humbug

I have a (dentist, yes) friend who (before...

I have a (dentist, yes) friend who (before feeling the burning need to upgrade his 808s to 858s) said he would spend two grand on an Enve rear disc to match his 6 front for tri. Just so it would...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

The brand got axed quite a while ago, but a...

The brand got axed quite a while ago, but a number of them are still running around. There's an H3 I ride past on my normal route.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

You rang?

You rang?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

I like driving stick, but I liked it in eastern...

I like driving stick, but I liked it in eastern CT and upstate NY. Here in Austin I appreciate my automatic. If I ever get a toy car in a place without traffic* I'd clearly want a manual, and not a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 04:40 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 21,216
Posted By Bah Humbug

I thiiiiiink Subaru did it first, here, in cars. ...

I thiiiiiink Subaru did it first, here, in cars. Then Toyota did it with the Prius. The problem is putting much power through it. Also, Nissan is, ah, not great on the engineering front, so having...
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