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Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 02:44 PM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 18,302
Posted By WhyFi

Babies to the left of me, geezers to the right!...

Babies to the left of me, geezers to the right! Here I am - stuck in the middle with... well, I don't know who... phrantic09 , maybe? :foo:

:p
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 01:59 PM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 18,302
Posted By WhyFi

I've missed my while-I'm-cooking tipple since the...

I've missed my while-I'm-cooking tipple since the Redbreast 12 ran out, so I decided to pick something up and stick with the theme of single pot still Irish whisky -
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 436
Posted By WhyFi

Uh, cool? Like most things, tire choice is...

Uh, cool?

Like most things, tire choice is a compromise and we all have different priorities. You were happy with your compromise today - good for you. I'd be willing to bet that the guy that...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-21, 06:41 AM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 18,302
Posted By WhyFi

Your shell is BBright. Your bottom bracket is...

Your shell is BBright. Your bottom bracket is whatever they installed to get you to the crank compatibility that you wanted. Did you get it from Excel and are you running Shimano cranks? If so, it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 18,302
Posted By WhyFi

Pffft - it's no debate: bladed, otherwise your...

Pffft - it's no debate: bladed, otherwise your food's just going to spin when you try to rotate them on the grill.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 07:47 PM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 18,302
Posted By WhyFi

3 or so.

3 or so.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,938
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, what remains between the two threads is still...

Oh, what remains between the two threads is still golden. (https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1227941-thoughts-eurobike-xc7000.html)
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 10:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,372
Posted By WhyFi

I would assume that a company like Garmin would...

I would assume that a company like Garmin would be more bullish on the number of units that they expect to sell and the margins that would make the endeavor worthwhile, so it doesn't seem unusual to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 10:38 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,700
Posted By WhyFi

What would D'Artagnan say about someone riding a...

What would D'Artagnan say about someone riding a mule and calling it a horse?



These two sentences do not compute.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 08:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,372
Posted By WhyFi

Licensing costs, possibly? That's about the only...

Licensing costs, possibly? That's about the only reason that I can think of.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 08:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 323
Posted By WhyFi

You probably need to go further with your chain...

You probably need to go further with your chain prep with submersion and agitation to really get the stuff out of the rollers.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 18,302
Posted By WhyFi

My mileage is varying from yours. :notamused:

My mileage is varying from yours. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 269
Posted By WhyFi

Most of the "wide" cycling shoes aren't actually...

Most of the "wide" cycling shoes aren't actually wide - they're high volume (https://www.bikeradar.com/features/wide-shoes-why-you-need-them-and-which-brand-makes-the-best/). Try something that's...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 540
Posted By WhyFi

So, fits in a pocket, suitable for high volume...

So, fits in a pocket, suitable for high volume and high pressure, and does the job quickly? I mean, I've heard about these recent discoveries that would change our perspective on physics, but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 11:07 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,938
Posted By WhyFi

Lol - OP deleted all of his posts in the thread...

Lol - OP deleted all of his posts in the thread (except for one that he presumably missed). Dunno why, it's not like they weren't already quoted up, down, and all around the thread. *shrug*
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,938
Posted By WhyFi

It's a well-known fact that one doesn't preclude...

It's a well-known fact that one doesn't preclude the other and that this is a common argument from would-be gate keepers intent on keeping those, less experienced and/or fit than themselves, from...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-21, 05:36 AM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 18,302
Posted By WhyFi

You were in Smash Mouth? :eek: :p

You were in Smash Mouth? :eek:

:p
Forum: Road Cycling
04-11-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 18,302
Posted By WhyFi

Last night.

Last night.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-21, 07:02 PM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 18,302
Posted By WhyFi

Nah, it's fine. I mean, all Minnesotans are above...

Nah, it's fine. I mean, all Minnesotans are above average when it comes to being passive-aggressive and fondness of hotdish.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 18,302
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, also on the ride today - I was motoring...

Oh, also on the ride today -

I was motoring along on a stretch of road with a 25mph limit and saw a radar sign ahead. I sped up until, at 28mph, the sign finally started flashing "SLOW DOWN!" at...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 18,302
Posted By WhyFi

I know, I mostly kid. There are some really great...

I know, I mostly kid. There are some really great kids out there, the kind that occasionally instill some optimism in me for the future of humankind.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 761
Posted By WhyFi

If you were to ride the same course regularly, a...

If you were to ride the same course regularly, a stopwatch would likely be the better tool, but if you mix up ride courses like most people, the average power estimate might provide some kind of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 18,302
Posted By WhyFi

Squeezed out for my last VA ride of Spring....

Squeezed out for my last VA ride of Spring. Mostly easy, with a little sightseeing, and a few moments of fury. I keep missing out on targeted segment Top 10s, which is a) frustrating and b) a sign...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 2,316
Posted By WhyFi

Rene Herse has a horse in the race and has been...

Rene Herse has a horse in the race and has been discussed ad nauseam.... which probably means that folks will get out their dead horse beatin' sticks, anyway.

You've got examples of both types of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 10:05 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,266
Posted By WhyFi

I went from a Bolt to a 530 last summer. I think...

I went from a Bolt to a 530 last summer. I think that you could argue certain points in favor of one or the other (like mapping = Garmin over the Bolt, all day long, page layout customization = Bolt,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 09:55 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 5,938
Posted By WhyFi

Don't be.

Don't be.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 07:37 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,266
Posted By WhyFi

Over the course of the majority of road rides, it...

Over the course of the majority of road rides, it doesn't matter much. It'll give you a more accurate speed reading at any given moment and is helpful if you frequently ride in areas with lots of...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 07:13 AM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 18,302
Posted By WhyFi

It's good to have trusted partners in enabling.

It's good to have trusted partners in enabling.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 07:01 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,266
Posted By WhyFi

I have the 530 and do all of the things you...

I have the 530 and do all of the things you mention and am content with the purchase. Moving around the screen with the buttons can be clunky, but I don't do a lot on the unit itself, so I'm fine...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 06:17 AM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 18,302
Posted By WhyFi

Last full day in VA, then on the road at the...

Last full day in VA, then on the road at the crack o' dawn tomorrow. Not sure if, or how much, I'll be able to ride today, so there'll be some leaderboard respite. Well, from me, at least - maybe...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-21, 05:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,167
Posted By WhyFi

Alive, if possible. Dead, just as good. ...

Alive, if possible. Dead, just as good.

Edward the Longshanks would have been a ruthless BF member.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-21, 06:08 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,167
Posted By WhyFi

If I'm matching or exceeding the speed limit, I...

If I'm matching or exceeding the speed limit, I don't have any qualms about using the full lane, likewise if there are safety implications as Mo describes.
04-06-21, 08:40 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,023
Posted By WhyFi

You're killin' me Smalls - that was good stuff.

You're killin' me Smalls - that was good stuff.
04-06-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,023
Posted By WhyFi

You're a wheelsucker - of course you follow.

You're a wheelsucker - of course you follow.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 18,302
Posted By WhyFi

You could dent my car. :notamused:

You could dent my car. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 450
Posted By WhyFi

Either. Shouldn't be too hard to find something...

Either. Shouldn't be too hard to find something with a 50/34 crankset and a 32-tooth or so cassette. If you can't find that stock, replace the derailleur (with a long cage version) and/or cassette.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 11:02 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By WhyFi

If you actually paid attention, you'd know that...

If you actually paid attention, you'd know that I'm often measured in my recommendations - no matter the emerging tech/trends, I accept that they're not for everyone and that needs/suitability will...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By WhyFi

I got 303Ss, but they're not on my gravel bike,...

I got 303Ss, but they're not on my gravel bike, so I haven't looked in to any gravel tires. What I would recommend is checking with the compatibility list for some of the ENVE hookless wheels of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 10:15 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 480
Posted By WhyFi

Hey look - a cloud for you to shake your fist at.

Hey look - a cloud for you to shake your fist at.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 18,302
Posted By WhyFi

The guy that a local cycling organization put on...

The guy that a local cycling organization put on their website so that others would know that they're inclusive of all kinds. *All* kinds. :eek:

:p
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 18,302
Posted By WhyFi

Tagged along with Mr and Mrs bampilot for a...

Tagged along with Mr and Mrs bampilot for a little ride this morning. I was running a little late to meet up with them and then didn't turn back for home soon enough, so I blasted my way out and...
04-06-21, 07:02 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,398
Posted By WhyFi

I assume that you're referring to your inability...

I assume that you're referring to your inability to articulate points? Yeah, agreed.
04-06-21, 05:22 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 6,398
Posted By WhyFi

It's not the fault of reading comprehension when...

It's not the fault of reading comprehension when the writing is vague and open to a wide range of interpretation. Blame yourself.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-21, 05:04 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,401
Posted By WhyFi

When it comes to homemade aero bars, plastic is...

When it comes to homemade aero bars, plastic is fantastic and steel is real, but copper is proper.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 18,302
Posted By WhyFi

Addiction East Coast Meetup? I'm down. I mean,...

Addiction East Coast Meetup? I'm down. I mean, it's no grill and chill on Mt Doom (RIP :(), but would be good times.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 03:40 PM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 18,302
Posted By WhyFi

Yup, he moved pretty close to my mother in law...

Yup, he moved pretty close to my mother in law within the last year and this was our first visit out here since the pandemic.

Sometimes, doing nothing is great.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 18,302
Posted By WhyFi

bampilot06 and I rode bikes and ate pizza today....

bampilot06 and I rode bikes and ate pizza today. How'd it go with y'all?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-21, 05:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 400
Posted By WhyFi

Most likely.

Most likely.
04-04-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 135
Views: 4,023
Posted By WhyFi

Whoa - family forum!

Whoa - family forum!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,401
Posted By WhyFi

If there aren't any curves, I grab two handfuls...

If there aren't any curves, I grab two handfuls of copper, get aero and let it happen.
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