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Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

Today is a total washout weather-wise. I did a...

Today is a total washout weather-wise. I did a brief recovery ride in the basement and now relaxing with some good French Press coffee.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

Liked. Maybe we need a “show us your...

Liked.

Maybe we need a “show us your bike-related (not team kit) tee shirt” thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

Certainly on some days.

Certainly on some days.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

Yesterday I wore a gift tee shirt my SiL gave me...

Yesterday I wore a gift tee shirt my SiL gave me awhile ago. I think it’s appropriate on more than one level.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-28-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 100
Posted By datlas

If you already have shoes and pedals for SPD, why...

If you already have shoes and pedals for SPD, why do you want to change? Lots of cyclists use SPD for their road bikes.
02-27-21, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 154
Posted By datlas

FWIW for $25 a year, the GCN+ is a good deal. Or...

FWIW for $25 a year, the GCN+ is a good deal. Or at least it should be a good deal if the coverage keeps coming.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

For Heidi's "Television" class (yes, she is...

For Heidi's "Television" class (yes, she is taking a class I think it's "Intro to Television") one of her homework assignments is to watch 5 episodes of the original "The Twilight Zone" show.

I...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

No. #Life’sTooShort

No.

#Life’sTooShort
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

I tried his technique for post-lunch coffee. ...

I tried his technique for post-lunch coffee. Tough to notice any big difference but it came out smooth and delicious.
02-27-21, 10:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 154
Posted By datlas

I suspect that is accurate. Maybe I heard what I...

I suspect that is accurate. Maybe I heard what I wanted to hear yesterday, but I could have sworn they said they had full coverage.

Oh well, they should have full live coverage of KBK tomorrow....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

Yeah, I can give it a try when I have the time to...

Yeah, I can give it a try when I have the time to kill. Mrs datlas is sometimes impatient for her coffee.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

Interesting. I just let it steep for 4 minutes,...

Interesting. I just let it steep for 4 minutes, push it down, and pour. He suggests letting it steep for 4 minutes, then stir, and wait another 5 minutes. I can try that, but it doubles the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-21, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

Did one hour of fake miles. Roads look wet and...

Did one hour of fake miles. Roads look wet and possibly icy, but am hopeful to ride this afternoon if it’s safe.
02-27-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 154
Posted By datlas

Omloop on GCN+?

On Friday the commentators said USA can watch Omloop on GCN+, but it won’t load for me.

Sounds like bait & switch. Anyone know?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-21, 06:54 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

It may be placebo effect, but compared to drip...

It may be placebo effect, but compared to drip the coffee is smoother and less of a “bite” to it (less bitter).
02-27-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 480
Posted By datlas

This. I understand some folks may not like the...

This. I understand some folks may not like the fact that they have to not only check the box in their profile AND unsubscribe from the junk mail, but that’s the best solution for now.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

Tentative plan is two rides today. Fake miles in...

Tentative plan is two rides today. Fake miles in the morning because raining, and real miles in the afternoon.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-27-21, 06:12 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

Mrs datlas bought a French press. The coffee is...

Mrs datlas bought a French press. The coffee is actually a lot better than drip.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

Speaking of houses, the cabin mrs datlas and I...

Speaking of houses, the cabin mrs datlas and I rented for our mini-vacation was a modest 2 bedroom 1 bathroom house that I estimate has about 800 square feet.

We decided that if/when we downsize,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

Are these factorials?!? If so, you have some big...

Are these factorials?!? If so, you have some big numbers there.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-21, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

BITD tandems had 36F40R. Likely overbuilt. ...

BITD tandems had 36F40R. Likely overbuilt.

I recall my first "real" road bike had 32H F/R which I thought was hot stuff compared to the default 36H.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

I am sure you know, but aspiration risk is lower...

I am sure you know, but aspiration risk is lower with neck flexion. So get a bidon with a straw.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

Indeed, although the last time I heard his radio...

Indeed, although the last time I heard his radio show was in the early 1980's.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-21, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

I prefer to think of it as sophomoric and silly.

I prefer to think of it as sophomoric and silly.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-21, 08:14 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

I am expecting something better for a certain...

I am expecting something better for a certain someone's 50K post. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-21, 03:45 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

https://youtu.be/1v3CzvQ9e_w

https://youtu.be/1v3CzvQ9e_w
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-21, 03:42 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

kudos

kudos
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-21, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

Dear Mister Fantasy play us a tune Something to...

Dear Mister Fantasy play us a tune
Something to make us all happy
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-21, 08:02 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

I am guessing he is getting ready for the big...

I am guessing he is getting ready for the big reveal.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-21, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

I suck at bunny hopping, but there is a bridge...

I suck at bunny hopping, but there is a bridge near me with a huge “lip” that is incredibly jarring, so I have started to pull the front wheel up which minimizes the stress and pain in my...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

I think most higher end crabon bikes are 16-17...

I think most higher end crabon bikes are 16-17 pounds. Drop a pound or two for a ww build. Realize published “weights” often exclude pedals and bottle cages if they are coming from a manufacturer....
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 06:00 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

We brought a French press. The coffee was quite...

We brought a French press. The coffee was quite good.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

Yup.

Yup.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

We are on a 2 day mini-vacation in a state park. ...

We are on a 2 day mini-vacation in a state park. That’s the sticks.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 07:09 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

Morning view from our cabin. Notice the Saturn...

Morning view from our cabin. Notice the Saturn in the driveway.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 07:05 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 443
Posted By datlas

Straight if possible. Try to rotate forward with...

Straight if possible. Try to rotate forward with your pelvis/hips, not your back.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

Any big plans for your 40k post, Velo Vol? It’s...

Any big plans for your 40k post, Velo Vol? It’s not far off.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-21, 04:47 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

The car or the bike?

The car or the bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

Did the cashier do a double-take at checkout??

Did the cashier do a double-take at checkout??
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 03:16 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

Diagnostic page is blank where back print should...

Diagnostic page is blank where back print should be. Printer head clean utility ran. No change.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

Anyone know printer technology?? Our printer...

Anyone know printer technology?? Our printer won’t print black despite cleaning our printer head with alcohol and putting in new ink cartridge. Colors print ok. Printer is HP-6520 about 3-4 years...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 02:07 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

If you like eggs, I see no problem having more...

If you like eggs, I see no problem having more than one/week.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

Another devil of a Kitty: ...

Another devil of a Kitty:


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Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

This. If you can find the right sheen polish,...

This. If you can find the right sheen polish, you should not need a clear coat.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

Agree. You may want to stabilize/patch with nail...

Agree. You may want to stabilize/patch with nail polish or touch-up paint.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

Print them out and put them in a marigold...

Print them out and put them in a marigold envelope for added awesomeness.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

Hey indyfabz have you ridden through French Creek...

Hey indyfabz have you ridden through French Creek State Park? Mrs datlas and I are going there for 2 nights, we are renting one of their cabins. I am taking the bike with me and hope to get at...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

PM returned. :bday:

PM returned. :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

I am happy to look at it. These are sometimes...

I am happy to look at it. These are sometimes hazy and subjective in their reading, but feel free to PM me the report and I can opine.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7,852
Views: 115,867
Posted By datlas

That's about what Zwift estimates mine to be. ...

That's about what Zwift estimates mine to be. You are NOT alone!
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