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Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 950
Posted By WhyFi

They've got such nice, supple leather, though. :o...

They've got such nice, supple leather, though. :o I actually wear then on and off the bike, they're that nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

Heading?

Heading?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 950
Posted By WhyFi

For full-finger gloves (I only wear gloves for...

For full-finger gloves (I only wear gloves for warmth, so no fingerless for me), the Rapha Classics are awesome. Unfortunately, they're also ~$100, but I nabbed some for half off. Before buying them,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

Wish it were a Sunday, 'cause that's my fun day.

Wish it were a Sunday, 'cause that's my fun day.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:11 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 950
Posted By WhyFi

OT - the Narrows Bridge is open!!! :bday: ...

OT - the Narrows Bridge is open!!! :bday:

Sorry, I don't know where in the W burbs you are, but I crossed that bridge dozens of times each summer and was bummed when it was closed/torn down.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

And everybody else has a case of the Mondays.

And everybody else has a case of the Mondays.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

I'm not leggy enough for you.

I'm not leggy enough for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

For mosquito bites, I have a small desktop lamp...

For mosquito bites, I have a small desktop lamp with a 5 or 10w bulb. It throws off enough heat at 1/2" or so to heat up the site but not much else; that's usually good for a day or so of relief.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 950
Posted By WhyFi

My tape is more tacky than the hoods - no...

My tape is more tacky than the hoods - no slipping issues. That said, I almost always wear sun sleeves and find that it cuts down on the hand sweat considerably.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 950
Posted By WhyFi

:foo: I can't speak for others, but in my case,...

:foo: I can't speak for others, but in my case, you're completely wrong; why would someone think that not wearing gloves should be seen as a sign of manliness?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

So maybe I should be concerned that my localized...

So maybe I should be concerned that my localized reaction is becoming less localized? :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,763
Posted By WhyFi

I'm not looking for anything more specific than...

I'm not looking for anything more specific than better/worse, and I don't know of any definitions of "workout," where there'd be a difference in that regard, unless by "generically/colloquially" you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,763
Posted By WhyFi

No, but you didn't seem to understand the more...

No, but you didn't seem to understand the more nuanced approach previously.



And this is where the disconnect is. The contention that being discussed is "you get a better workout with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 950
Posted By WhyFi

Because it feels better without 'em. Wearing them...

Because it feels better without 'em. Wearing them is like taking a shower while wearing a raincoat.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,763
Posted By WhyFi

Then you don't know what's being discussed. ...

Then you don't know what's being discussed.



It's not a yes/no question - it's a matter or putting in what you want to put in or are capable of putting in. If I'm absolutely gassed when I get...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

I know that the venom is a sensitizer, and that...

I know that the venom is a sensitizer, and that reactions can get worse the more you're exposed, but damn this has escalated quickly. I've been stung a time or two the last couple of years, and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

Pffft - what kind of silliness are you going to...

Pffft - what kind of silliness are you going to offer up next? I suppose that you'll tell me that Earth's not flat? :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, it got worse. The drugstore wasn't open...

Oh, it got worse. The drugstore wasn't open before I set out yesterday morning, so I couldn't grab any antihistamines. It wasn't problematic on the ride (and it was a good ride, complete with gravely...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,998
Posted By WhyFi

How do I put those fork bags on my Madone? I...

How do I put those fork bags on my Madone? I don't see any bosses, so I assume that I should get my drill ready.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

Nice try - we all know that the sun rotates...

Nice try - we all know that the sun rotates around Earth.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,763
Posted By WhyFi

You keep going back to this and then ignoring...

You keep going back to this and then ignoring explanations as to why it's not really the case. Why is that?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

Packed with my helmet. :thumb:

Packed with my helmet. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, as are those that do a lot of...

Yeah, as are those that do a lot of charity/organized rides and whatnot. I do maybe one or two rides per year that don't start at my front door (or my in-laws front door), though, so it never gets to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

Also, fuggin' bee sting. :notamused: I was...

Also, fuggin' bee sting. :notamused:

I was hoping that it would be subject to less agitation than the previous sting on my hip, but it continued to swell overnight and get more itchy. Benadryl...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

Destination ride today - I'm not a fan. Driving...

Destination ride today - I'm not a fan. Driving to a ride always gives me anxiety about forgetting something stupid (like my shoes or water bottles or whatever), even if I double-check my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 05:43 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,998
Posted By WhyFi

Justify it for yourself however you'd like, I...

Justify it for yourself however you'd like, I really don't care, but it's still, by definition, incongruous.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

Some ******g people. :notamused:

Some ******g people. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

The anxiety over possible swelling did make me...

The anxiety over possible swelling did make me think of you. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

Bees love me. :notamused: Another ride,...

Bees love me. :notamused:

Another ride, another sting, this time under the chin strap. For the next twenty minutes, I had "is my tongue getting thicker?" repeatedly enter my thoughts. Got hit in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 12:07 PM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

I have some of that left over from summer...

I have some of that left over from summer margaritas...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,998
Posted By WhyFi

You're thinking of "birthday suit." :p

You're thinking of "birthday suit." :p
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 11:43 AM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

Kids.

Kids.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,998
Posted By WhyFi

Sure it is. Aero frame, aero wheels, aero helmet,...

Sure it is. Aero frame, aero wheels, aero helmet, parachute bar bag, aero skinsuit - that's incongruous. Varying intensity is normal. Feel free to disagree, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

For Trsnrtr - confirmation that you didn't go...

For Trsnrtr - confirmation that you didn't go wrong is always nice. :p

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HIGdYy5of4
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,763
Posted By WhyFi

Do you ride at the same intensity on 20-mile...

Do you ride at the same intensity on 20-mile rides as you do on 100-mile rides? Of course not. Do you ride at the exact same intensity on a given route every single time you ride that route? Of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 08:26 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,998
Posted By WhyFi

That's not exactly the kind of incongruous bike...

That's not exactly the kind of incongruous bike that the OP is talking about.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 08:24 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,763
Posted By WhyFi

So the same bike on the same course is the same...

So the same bike on the same course is the same kj expenditure every time? And in group rides you don't spend more time or less time at the front depending upon on how gassed or how fresh you are?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 4,998
Posted By WhyFi

Line in the sand, man. The road to flappy jerseys...

Line in the sand, man. The road to flappy jerseys and Camelbacks is paved with good intentions.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

What booze goes best with espresso? Asking for a...

What booze goes best with espresso? Asking for a friend.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

Time to obstinately drag feet.

Time to obstinately drag feet.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 302
Views: 13,062
Posted By WhyFi

He's clearly Miles Davis - look at the profile...

He's clearly Miles Davis - look at the profile pic.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 06:34 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,170
Posted By WhyFi

Then you haven't thought about it in the rain at...

Then you haven't thought about it in the rain at highway speeds.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 08:28 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,569
Posted By WhyFi

Oh stop....

Oh stop. https://www.velonews.com/gear/technical-faq-carbon-in-the-sun/
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

Oof.

Oof.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

I don't think that, at all. I think that the new...

I don't think that, at all. I think that the new design takes a lot of the persnickety out of setting up and tuning the FD. I mean, I have to reference a manual because it's different from the older...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 02:33 PM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

No, I think that it was just bandwidth and...

No, I think that it was just bandwidth and annoyance over it getting posted so frequently. It's been a good handful of years, though, and I doubt that most that have joined the forum in the last 5 or...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,763
Posted By WhyFi

Is this you acknowledging that you were wrong or...

Is this you acknowledging that you were wrong or is this you attempting to be cutesy and doubling down on your wrongness?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

Huh - that vid used to be blocked. Not the case...

Huh - that vid used to be blocked. Not the case any more, I guess.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6,683
Views: 88,415
Posted By WhyFi

I think that there's definitely something to be...

I think that there's definitely something to be said about torqueing your way through it, but it really depends. For me, the most frequent shifting is when I'm hanging on to an effort by my...
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