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Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 09:29 AM
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Posted By datlas

Yeah. Agree. It's like a group solo ride at...

Yeah. Agree. It's like a group solo ride at that point and may be more dangerous with drivers. Apparently USA Cycling has made that recommendation and that's why the club picked it.

Some of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

My bike club has unveiled a new "policy" for...

My bike club has unveiled a new "policy" for restarting group rides:

1. Only members allowed. No guests.
2. Max 10 riders.
3. Every rider must sign a usual ride waiver and a covid-waiver...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

Yeah. I keep telling myself that outdoor...

Yeah. I keep telling myself that outdoor transmission, though possible, is much less likely. That's true, right? RIGHT???
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

No clunks. Just can feel a little drag from brake...

No clunks. Just can feel a little drag from brake rub. It could be the wheel flexing. Will try another QR and keep an eye on it. It’s a lower quality wheel that is 8 years old so I may just replace...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

No broken spoke and tension seems even by feel.

No broken spoke and tension seems even by feel.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 05:15 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

I feel the same about breakfast and lunch. No...

I feel the same about breakfast and lunch. No good can come out of midnight snacks.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

I saw this and thought it might be helpful to...

I saw this and thought it might be helpful to Velo Vol.

https://www.bikeforums.net/general-cycling-discussion/1206874-strava-dating-app.html
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 218
Posted By datlas

Take a crayon or candle and rub on the pedal...

Take a crayon or candle and rub on the pedal where cleat touches it. That’s the front, bottom, and back cleat contact points. Should solve the squeak.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 03:11 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

There are a crap-load of NSAIDS out there. They...

There are a crap-load of NSAIDS out there. They are likely all roughly equivalent. But your question is akin to asking if the suggested saddle is a good one. You can try it and see how much it...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

Will try.

Will try.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

Thatís between you two. Didnít I say it was...

Thatís between you two. Didnít I say it was reasonable?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

No significant play in bearings. If I push...

No significant play in bearings. If I push really hard on wheel while on bike at rim I can get maybe 2mm lateral play.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

So I realized the rear wheel making the pinging...

So I realized the rear wheel making the pinging sound has a small crack near one of the spoke holes, which is a bumner. Sad!

I threw on another old rear wheel (the stock DT Swiss boat anchor that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

Ride today was good but SO humid. At rest stop,...

Ride today was good but SO humid. At rest stop, one of the riders was not looking so good. I asked her how much water she drank so far. She said 2/3 of a bottle. I had gone through both my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

Hot

Hot
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 05:49 AM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

But itís a dry heat, right? Itís 75 here but...

But itís a dry heat, right? Itís 75 here but soupy humid.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 05:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 602
Posted By datlas

Fit counts most, but also look at VA Tech ratings...

Fit counts most, but also look at VA Tech ratings which are not industry sponsored as far as I can tell.

https://www.helmet.beam.vt.edu/bicycle-helmet-ratings.html
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 05:22 AM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

Time to ride. Gonna try to beat the rain.

Time to ride. Gonna try to beat the rain.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 05:21 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,098
Posted By datlas

Looks like you got new tires. You could...

Looks like you got new tires.

You could get new wheels, possibly slightly wider tires if frame has clearance.

That said, I don’t think you would notice a drastic difference in a new bike. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

Reasonable.

Reasonable.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

Fun fact: Metoprolol Succinate (also known as...

Fun fact: Metoprolol Succinate (also known as Toprol-XL) is the ONE extended release medicine I can think of that can be cut or crushed. The actual molecule is metabolized slower. That's unusual with...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

I survived another 2 days of work and will be...

I survived another 2 days of work and will be rewarded with a fun ride tomorrow. :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

I'm in!

I'm in!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

I am a-frayed it's too expensive. Sad.

I am a-frayed it's too expensive. Sad.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

:bday:

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

BillyD putttin' the mod in moderation. Kudos.

BillyD putttin' the mod in moderation. Kudos.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

Have you tried timtak style goofy glasses?? ...

Have you tried timtak style goofy glasses?? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 07:35 AM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

I have probably mentioned this before, but one...

I have probably mentioned this before, but one item I don't use is sunglasses. For unknown reasons I have no problems with bright light. I use cheap-o Performance clear lens glasses for eye...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

I am the same. I am often in bed and asleep by...

I am the same. I am often in bed and asleep by 10PM. These days, I usually wake up around 4:30 or 5, either on my own or alarm cat. Add about 30-45 minutes in winter.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 05:30 AM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

What is this oversleeping thing you people are...

What is this oversleeping thing you people are talking about??

The only time I have really slept late (say past sunrise) is when I have been sick, and even then it's rare.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

He is obviously not a cyclist.

He is obviously not a cyclist.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

Rarely, you can get scar tissue in the heart but...

Rarely, you can get scar tissue in the heart but I believe this is really for ultra-distance activities. I see nothing wrong with 4 hours on the bike. Or even more. One of my former cycling...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 04:58 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

Sad! doesnít begin to describe it.

Sad! doesnít begin to describe it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

Bummer. Related fact: one of my undergrad...

Bummer.

Related fact: one of my undergrad classmates was Kozo Shimano, who ran North American operations for Shimano before retiring in 2008. I knew who he was but did not know him personally. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

I donít but I am no expert. Prolly doesnít...

I donít but I am no expert. Prolly doesnít matter much either way.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

Ha! My shifters can outchew yours! I am lucky...

Ha! My shifters can outchew yours! I am lucky to get 2500 miles. Sad.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

I feel your pain.

I feel your pain.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

I have ordered from Taiwan before, and even...

I have ordered from Taiwan before, and even China. But never in a hurry. Sometimes items come in 1-2 weeks but allow a month.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

Are they coming from China?? When I shop on...

Are they coming from China??

When I shop on ScamBay, I generally check for country of origin as well as feedback score and number of feedback. I sometimes see great prices on bike schwag but...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 12:00 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

Yes but there are often non-branded hood covers...

Yes but there are often non-branded hood covers that work fine at a much lower price as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

Well, I am not saying she is in your ZIP code,...

Well, I am not saying she is in your ZIP code, but in your area code.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

It's coming here too. We need the rain TBH.

It's coming here too. We need the rain TBH.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

Got it. My unit is in transit and should be...

Got it. My unit is in transit and should be coming soon. My hope is that it does not drain my puny Garmin 130 too much as it's battery life is marginal anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

Speaking of which, any Chica flybys?? I see she...

Speaking of which, any Chica flybys?? I see she is still riding in your general area.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 07:43 AM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

Of course I would still be eyeballing a few...

Of course I would still be eyeballing a few segments post-ride. It's a 30 second "check" that I used to do.

My annoyance is that this feature used to be free and now you have to pay for it. This...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

Originated from "Happy Days" TV show but became a...

Originated from "Happy Days" TV show but became a bit of a fad, even spawned a book (which I have, now out of print) and a website (also not active).

Generally means the time when something (TV...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 06:50 AM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

I used to do this, and possibly still would, but...

I used to do this, and possibly still would, but now the free version does not let you look at your historical data. Sad! But not worth $5/month to do this IMO.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

Back to the grind. Telemedicine visits this...

Back to the grind. Telemedicine visits this morning and in-person masked visits this afternoon.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

Strava has jumped the shark IMO and although I...

Strava has jumped the shark IMO and although I still use it to track my miles and see what friends are doing, I have stopped looking at segments entirely.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 12,767
Views: 226,684
Posted By datlas

He already has two kids. I donít think he wants...

He already has two kids. I donít think he wants any more.
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