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Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 06:04 PM
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Posted By Bah Humbug

I took an inch off of AG's this morning. My...

I took an inch off of AG's this morning.

My own is getting buzzed to a few mm again one of these days as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

Well and a cassette change is hardly something...

Well and a cassette change is hardly something you get married to. You could try an 11-28, which would help with the steps towards the easy end. There are also 11-25 and 12-25 options, which...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

What are your chainrings? And do you need the 30t?

What are your chainrings? And do you need the 30t?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

Oh yes, there's a world of difference between a...

Oh yes, there's a world of difference between a 12-25 and an 11-32, for example. Back in the 10sp days I was a bigger fan of 12-27 than the more common 11-28s because of those gaps. Now in 11sp I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 288
Posted By Bah Humbug

Oh, yeah, these guys are legit. I had a set of...

Oh, yeah, these guys are legit. I had a set of their original Rails from the first batch, before it was even called Rail52.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

I can't put my finger on it (ha!) but it might be...

I can't put my finger on it (ha!) but it might be about them being wrapped vs mostly-relaxed. That or the shift levers do break the airflow a bit. Regardless, it is noticeable. And riding is much...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

AG did also say I could just pick a spot to do a...

AG did also say I could just pick a spot to do a solo century and she'd SAG that if I wanted, which I may take her up on. I've never seen what I could do on one of those with the leash off.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

I would do the 208. The unfortunate thing is I...

I would do the 208. The unfortunate thing is I have Raynaud's, and while that's a fairly minor condition for a lot of things it means I can't ride in the cold very well (not without BarMitts and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 288
Posted By Bah Humbug

WhyFi has had the 303S for a few days (maybe two...

WhyFi has had the 303S for a few days (maybe two weeks now?) and likes them, but you won't be able to run them with the GP4000s (they're hookless, and even if you run with tubes you need...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

And it looks like NCOM will likely be well under...

And it looks like NCOM will likely be well under my temperature target. Like, the daily average high (averaged between Oct and Nov) is barely at my finger-safety level.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

Just like any other economy seat.

Just like any other economy seat.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

Went through a little tucked-away rural chunk...

Went through a little tucked-away rural chunk this morning.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

"Snooze button? Not this morning!"

"Snooze button? Not this morning!"
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 10:28 AM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

Everything's bigger in Texas! :lol: My...

Everything's bigger in Texas! :lol:

My lesson from today's ride is that it's doable for me if the roads are smooth, not so much if it's brutal chipseal.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

:thumb: Hope it works out for you!

:thumb:

Hope it works out for you!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

:bday: You'll be back to banning fools in no...

:bday:

You'll be back to banning fools in no time. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 05:20 AM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

Interesting; I had thought it was too much of an...

Interesting; I had thought it was too much of an inconsistent and lagging indicator to be of much value.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 04:40 AM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

Dumb as she is, am I right in understanding that...

Dumb as she is, am I right in understanding that the temperature taking isn't an effective precaution?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 04:38 AM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

Ah, yeah. For me that would be double anything...

Ah, yeah. For me that would be double anything I've done, so I wouldn't be willing to try it unsupported.

I do need to check the climate chart and see how the fall goes, because it could easily...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

“Did my ex post anything on Facebook?”

“Did my ex post anything on Facebook?”
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

Yeah a double is right on being a good challenge....

Yeah a double is right on being a good challenge. 383 and a kilomile are just craziness. That’s what those RAAM types are though.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

That is sad. That was an iconic paint job.

That is sad. That was an iconic paint job.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

Why? It means I could run a really nice, fast...

Why? It means I could run a really nice, fast tire and not have to worry about it, nor carrying supplies. And can swap helmets and get real food and re-up sunblock.

Or is this just me being...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

Beautiful chunk of country though, and it would...

Beautiful chunk of country though, and it would give me something to train for and look forward to.

I think I'll plan on it and see how training goes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 06:34 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

The No Country for Old Men ride is still on,...

The No Country for Old Men ride is still on, apparently. Is it crazy that I'm considering it?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

That story took a bit of a turn at the end! ...

That story took a bit of a turn at the end!

There's an ex-offensive-lineman named Ross Tucker who's built himself a bit of a podcast empire. One of his favorite stories was one summer early on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

"19th century" knocks it thoroughly out of "pop...

"19th century" knocks it thoroughly out of "pop culture"! :p

I was stumped for a while because the answer was "This character's name translates as 'Tiger King'". I was stumped at first because I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

Not shortly after the Dr Seuss one had been in...

Not shortly after the Dr Seuss one had been in the news though, right after he passed.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

Text Books must have been Gray's Anatomy. What...

Text Books must have been Gray's Anatomy. What was The Periodic Table?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

I did that at least once that I remember. The...

I did that at least once that I remember. The category was "stamps", and it was shortly after the Dr Seuss stamp had been issued. I guessed immediately and was right.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

Kipling isn't exactly pop culture. ;)

Kipling isn't exactly pop culture. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

Good thing, I suppose, is that if I wind up...

Good thing, I suppose, is that if I wind up needing a bike I can always just take the opportunity to get a metal bike welded here. Assuming everyone gives up instead of just flooding those...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

AG and I were just watching Jeopardy (rough day...

AG and I were just watching Jeopardy (rough day for me on it, but Final Jeopardy came to me right at the end). I only bring this up because one of the contestants was from the Football Fail day, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

Forget national; I at least need a reserve in my...

Forget national; I at least need a reserve in my household... :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,042
Posted By Bah Humbug

And the same climb can have different...

And the same climb can have different categorizations on different years or different crossings. Hillclimb cats are arbitrary.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 01:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 464
Posted By Bah Humbug

This may be the first thread with this title...

This may be the first thread with this title where the reaction is "no, it's actually possible".
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,321
Posted By Bah Humbug

Some of us just ride 'em and aren't too fussed...

Some of us just ride 'em and aren't too fussed about whether it's fruity or earthy, or what the afternotes are. ;)

In all seriousness, I could probably tell the difference, but it'd be with riding...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

Pretty sure that if it's wide enough for Campy,...

Pretty sure that if it's wide enough for Campy, it's wide enough for Shimano11 and you just need the right freehub body.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

Did they just finish a climb?

Did they just finish a climb?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

Ha. Y'all are on a roll this morning, but I'm...

Ha. Y'all are on a roll this morning, but I'm following datlas and requested WhyFi, so someone should be able to.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

He's baaaaaack! ...

He's baaaaaack!

https://www.strava.com/athletes/63475316

Probably only until it gets too cold and dark to ride in the morning, and after the September COTA sessions

Anyone want to add me to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-10-20, 04:56 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 556
Posted By Bah Humbug

It's funny - between this and the other one I'm...

It's funny - between this and the other one I'm awfully tempted to replace my R2 with one of these; the geometry is better for me and my roadie is just a piece of fitness equipment so I don't care...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 07:12 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 4,424
Posted By Bah Humbug

I thought you meant because he was butt-hurt....

I thought you meant because he was butt-hurt. :roflmao:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

But why eat chicken when there's good meat like...

But why eat chicken when there's good meat like beef and bison?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

Corn is just chicken feed anyway; I don't know...

Corn is just chicken feed anyway; I don't know why any human would eat the stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

Not just the engine noise (I came in during the...

Not just the engine noise (I came in during the V10 era, so I have no idea what the V12s sounded like), but the racing. Back when there wasn't this nonsense about fuel flow and six-race engines or...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

We're at 512 pages - when does THE END come,...

We're at 512 pages - when does THE END come, these days?

These being the end days, obviously.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 11:39 AM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

No - as psyched as I was to be moving here while...

No - as psyched as I was to be moving here while the track was built, F1 became a lot less interesting right about that same time. :-/

I miss the V10s, refueling, and one-lap qualy.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 888
Posted By Bah Humbug

The 1030 seems to be less stable.

The 1030 seems to be less stable.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 13,072
Views: 235,625
Posted By Bah Humbug

https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/3693529...

https://connect.garmin.com/modern/activity/3693529268

It so is. That Turn 1 hill is legit. The surface is rougher than you think though.
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