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04-09-21, 08:05 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 619
Posted By himespau

My guess is rigging to make the stunt safer.

My guess is rigging to make the stunt safer.
04-02-21, 07:35 PM
Replies: 5,944
Views: 358,344
Posted By himespau

I entered a contest where one of the new $12000...

I entered a contest where one of the new $12000 specialized SL whatever whatevers was the prize and my thinking was, if I won it (spoiler, I didn't), I'd sell it, buy a $3k bike and put the rest into...
04-01-21, 09:19 PM
Replies: 5,944
Views: 358,344
Posted By himespau

I found that when I under-priced big items (like...

I found that when I under-priced big items (like cars) because I wanted to get rid of them quickly or gave things away free, I often had more people try to beg me or flake out than when I priced...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,764
Posted By himespau

If you build up a bike from a frame. Or you just...

If you build up a bike from a frame. Or you just want to recable the bike (usually ever couple years for me), or you want to put new bars/shifters on, you'll need them.
03-26-21, 06:30 AM
Replies: 20,242
Views: 3,393,991
Posted By himespau

The flutes are still stuck in the frame with the...

The flutes are still stuck in the frame with the rest of the post. It got stuck and this is what he could cut off the top.
03-17-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,166
Posted By himespau

That was my solution when one broke off slightly...

That was my solution when one broke off slightly less than flush.
03-11-21, 07:28 AM
Replies: 5,944
Views: 358,344
Posted By himespau

Less style? :notamused: My lugged steel 1990...

Less style? :notamused: My lugged steel 1990 Concorde Aquila with the PDM decals and 10 speed Campy ergos will always be the epitome of style. Especially with that triple on the front. :D
03-08-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5,944
Views: 358,344
Posted By himespau

Yeah, it might be different since a lot of these...

Yeah, it might be different since a lot of these are kids living with their parents and taking college semi-remotely this year due to Covid (coming in for lab classes and staying at home to do the...
02-26-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 14,805
Posted By himespau

And the fact that there's no coasting. Even in...

And the fact that there's no coasting. Even in what I thought were long, consistent efforts outside, I only realized how many microbreaks I took (even unintentionally) until I went inside and all...
02-25-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 14,805
Posted By himespau

I think some way of letting people move down...

I think some way of letting people move down (rolling window of points in the last X number of races moves you down if you do poorly enough, points expire after a certain amount of time but only drop...
02-25-21, 08:24 AM
Replies: 291
Views: 14,805
Posted By himespau

Which makes it sort of funny to me that zwift...

Which makes it sort of funny to me that zwift uses a straight up 95% of the best 20 minutes in any ride as your FTP (and zwiftpower uses the average of your best 3 95% efforts) to determine your race...
02-22-21, 01:47 PM
Replies: 5,944
Views: 358,344
Posted By himespau

What do you think is the wrong way? They should...

What do you think is the wrong way? They should be going around it counterclockwise just like any other traffic circle/roundabout. Or am I wrong? That's how everyone here does it except a couple...
02-22-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 5,944
Views: 358,344
Posted By himespau

I kind of think of it like a video game that's...

I kind of think of it like a video game that's good for me. Is it the same as riding outdoors? Obviously not, but I also don't have to worry about weather, stops, drivers who "didn't see me",...
02-22-21, 10:31 AM
Replies: 5,944
Views: 358,344
Posted By himespau

I think it's 50,000 m not feet. Either that or...

I think it's 50,000 m not feet. Either that or I'm way overshooting. I need to set it so every workout is AdZ (or better yet Ventoux because it doesn't have the segments to get me to ignore my...
02-18-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 291
Views: 14,805
Posted By himespau

Eh, racing is racing. Doing it with a team is...

Eh, racing is racing. Doing it with a team is fun. I know I'm not going to win, so I try to win my group or bridge to the next one, or not lose the sprint or whatever. I've sort of convinced...
Replies: 23
Views: 1,097
Posted By himespau

Shimano Dura Ace EX sticker would definitely say...

Shimano Dura Ace EX sticker would definitely say not bottom of the line. Assuming it's original.
02-10-21, 02:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,428
Posted By himespau

I've been known to do the same thing with a...

I've been known to do the same thing with a shopping trip just out of curiosity. Usually it doesn't work because the building blocks the GPS and holding the cart blocks the step counter. I don't...
02-10-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,301
Posted By himespau

If you have a Strava account, try this: ...

If you have a Strava account, try this:
https://www.zwiftsegments.com/segments

It reads your strava segments and uses that to mark off the checklist. It missed a few that I've done Lutscher and...
Forum: Foo
02-03-21, 09:25 PM
Replies: 11,591
Views: 2,389,165
Posted By himespau

https://scontent-iad3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1464...

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01-28-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 5,944
Views: 358,344
Posted By himespau

How does it compare to the tetanus shot? For me...

How does it compare to the tetanus shot? For me that's the worst one (I feel like a horse kicked me in the shoulder for a few days after that one), though I've heard that the shingles one is pretty...
01-25-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 127
Views: 6,238
Posted By himespau

Zwift owns zwiftpower. If they wanted to, they...

Zwift owns zwiftpower. If they wanted to, they could do a mandatory placement of racers into categories by zwiftpower rankings (those 0-600 points things) and end sandbagging. But they don't...
Forum: Foo
01-20-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 11,591
Views: 2,389,165
Posted By himespau

https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1402...

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Forum: Foo
01-15-21, 12:41 PM
Replies: 11,591
Views: 2,389,165
Posted By himespau

I'm obsessing over "hundred". I would call it...

I'm obsessing over "hundred". I would call it one hundred and put it after one (position 51). Then, everything from 39 to 51 would have to shift forward 1 spot and one hundred would be 51.
11-07-20, 01:08 PM
Replies: 5,944
Views: 358,344
Posted By himespau

As a tall guy who likes vintage cannondale...

As a tall guy who likes vintage cannondale tourers, that's a beauty.
10-26-20, 09:23 AM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 307,094
Posted By himespau

I've often wondered about car batteries at those...

I've often wondered about car batteries at those things.
10-24-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 307,094
Posted By himespau

Juan Foote I totally get you on both of your...

Juan Foote I totally get you on both of your points (I sat through 2 episodes of Trailer Park Boys because it was easier than trying to find something else that my wife and I would agree to watch on...
10-21-20, 08:40 PM
Replies: 2,813
Views: 307,094
Posted By himespau

Yeah, big names in a movie I've never heard of...

Yeah, big names in a movie I've never heard of generally means I should stay away (I never learn that though). People I've never heard of in a movie with an interesting concept, I'm more likely to...
10-20-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,739
Posted By himespau

This is a guy who, when his son got flu-like...

This is a guy who, when his son got flu-like symptoms said that he hoped that his son had Covid rather than the flu because the symptoms were less likely to be severe and he'd recover from it faster....
10-15-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,900
Posted By himespau

Let us know if you pick it up (the Peugeot, not...

Let us know if you pick it up (the Peugeot, not the Fiero).
10-11-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 59,966
Posted By himespau

Love that quote.

Love that quote.
10-11-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 59,966
Posted By himespau

The cdc data isn't wrong, it's just a major error...

The cdc data isn't wrong, it's just a major error in logic to assume that, if covid isn't the only thing on the death certificate (and politics may play a role in what gets put there), that it isn't...
10-10-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 59,966
Posted By himespau

You're going to have to drastically cut down the...

You're going to have to drastically cut down the death rate for flu if deaths while there is a comorbidity (even if that comorbidity didn't result in death) don't count.

If you get attacked by a...
10-10-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 59,966
Posted By himespau

Those of us who study infectious diseases (you...

Those of us who study infectious diseases (you from practical first-hand experience, me from the lab) have had a rough time keeping our mouths shut lately. This spring I was sort of excited because...
10-07-20, 10:03 AM
Replies: 20,242
Views: 3,393,991
Posted By himespau

One of us finally have a wife who had enough and...

One of us finally have a wife who had enough and said, "it's the herd or me?"
Forum: Foo
10-05-20, 12:05 PM
Replies: 11,591
Views: 2,389,165
Posted By himespau

Trying to figure out if the "Quartet" thing is...

Trying to figure out if the "Quartet" thing is intentionally ironic.
10-04-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,843
Posted By himespau

Exactly, the history of redlining means homes of...

Exactly, the history of redlining means homes of Blacks are worth less and there is less income to pass onto the next generation. The lack of Black Rockefellers and Black Carnegies 100 years ago...
10-02-20, 12:52 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 11,843
Posted By himespau

I'd rather spend time in Trollheim than go there...

I'd rather spend time in Trollheim than go there most days. At least the trolls are occasionally funny.
09-22-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 8,738
Posted By himespau

Dunning-Kruger does not recognize self as...

Dunning-Kruger does not recognize self as Dunning-Kruger. Self evident.
09-18-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5,944
Views: 358,344
Posted By himespau

That's a good thought. I'm hoping to upgrade to...

That's a good thought. I'm hoping to upgrade to a smart trainer (or smartbike) on the cheap after it all ends and people realize they don't use them. Not that I don't like my homemade motion...
Forum: Commuting
09-15-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 15,454
Views: 11,524,930
Posted By himespau

^^^Gorgeous

^^^Gorgeous
09-15-20, 05:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,511
Posted By himespau

You were saying you wanted to do some of the...

You were saying you wanted to do some of the climbs in the France guest world on Zwift.

There are a couple of different ways (so called "worlds hacks") that you can use to ride in worlds that...
09-13-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,511
Posted By himespau

I've actually cut back to just the one race a...

I've actually cut back to just the one race a week (a series a team I'm on participates in). Decided to actually do some organized training and just scattershot races whenever I found one that fit...
09-09-20, 06:21 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,835
Posted By himespau

I had a Fuji Mixte (some sort of touring iirc)...

I had a Fuji Mixte (some sort of touring iirc) that I was able to cold set from 120-130mm using the threaded rod method and a lot of strings to make sure it stayed straight. I didn't have a lot of...
Replies: 12
Views: 898
Posted By himespau

Someone who wants the rest of us to know what...

Someone who wants the rest of us to know what they have.
08-28-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 5,944
Views: 358,344
Posted By himespau

My employer has decided to stop matching due to...

My employer has decided to stop matching due to Covid-related shortfalls in tuition. I'm hoping that they restart when numbers come back. I know you don't always feel like you have the cash, but it...
Forum: Foo
08-27-20, 08:29 AM
Replies: 11,591
Views: 2,389,165
Posted By himespau

https://scontent-ort2-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/1184...

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08-26-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,624
Posted By himespau

If her neck is hurting, that tells me she wants...

If her neck is hurting, that tells me she wants to sit more upright so that she can look forward without tilting her head up. Gotta get that stem higher than the saddle. Also, try a sprung saddle...
08-24-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5,944
Views: 358,344
Posted By himespau

I had a friend who once explained it as, with 2...

I had a friend who once explained it as, with 2 parents and 2 kids, you're playing man to man. With 3 kids, you have to switch to zone.
08-23-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,511
Posted By himespau

I'll agree that I'm much more likely to go a lot...

I'll agree that I'm much more likely to go a lot deeper into the red and stay there longer when it's a race (even a virtual one) than I am in a workout. Visuals help me too (push it until that next...
08-21-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 7,985
Views: 2,443,391
Posted By himespau

Ooh, that is a sexy beast. That, in my size with...

Ooh, that is a sexy beast. That, in my size with a triple, would just about be my dream bike.
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