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Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 07:04 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,869
Posted By WhyFi

Too soon?[/QUOTE] Just multi-quote and...

Too soon?[/QUOTE]



Just multi-quote and then cut/paste one inside of the other. Too much is a bit obnoxious, though; I always roll my eyes a bit at that guy that loves his multi-level quoting...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 09:41 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,844
Posted By WhyFi

Big Tire has been good to me, but I'm moving back...

Big Tire has been good to me, but I'm moving back to Skinny Tire while I can still get in on the bottom floor.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,109
Posted By WhyFi

Tell him to get used to it.

Tell him to get used to it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 05:51 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,869
Posted By WhyFi

You're supposed to dial it up to 400, drop your...

You're supposed to dial it up to 400, drop your adversary and then give them the look; not 800, snap your chain and give it the look.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 08:42 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,844
Posted By WhyFi

Yep. All trends. No substance. It's not as if...

Yep. All trends. No substance. It's not as if advancements in manufacturing or material sciences or a greater understanding of how factors interact has anything to do with anything.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 11:52 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,394
Posted By WhyFi

I certainly wouldn't give up the lever feel,...

I certainly wouldn't give up the lever feel, wet/sloppy performance and 1-finger downhill braking now that I've had it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,718
Posted By WhyFi

https://youtu.be/hElOag-1a0k

https://youtu.be/hElOag-1a0k
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 08:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,408
Posted By WhyFi

Hard to say - I don't pay close enough attention...

Hard to say - I don't pay close enough attention as they (mostly) no longer appeal.

There is a 100-mile, ~$70 ride in my region that's really well organized - traffic control at most crossings,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,394
Posted By WhyFi

You say that like it's a bad thing. ;)

You say that like it's a bad thing. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 04:31 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,394
Posted By WhyFi

I agree with your response but it brings in to...

I agree with your response but it brings in to question the reasons for sharing the video in the first place.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 6,394
Posted By WhyFi

Um, good for him? Is there a reason that I'm...

Um, good for him? Is there a reason that I'm supposed to care about his reasons and how he weights them more than my own? I mean, there are trade-offs either way - choose the compromise that you're...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,869
Posted By WhyFi

Speaking of, you came to mind last night when I...

Speaking of, you came to mind last night when I was thinking about my social engagements for the week. You already know that I'm not terribly fond of giving parenting advice, but this doesn't count -...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 726
Posted By WhyFi

This article again? Yay. :bday:

This article again? Yay. :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 838
Posted By WhyFi

Understatement. ;)

Understatement.

;)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 07:17 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 838
Posted By WhyFi

The point of diminishing returns is different for...

The point of diminishing returns is different for every person - everyone has different needs, wants and budget constraints. Further, something like bib preference is highly personal.

Long story...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-19, 06:58 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,718
Posted By WhyFi

And your solution to that is to recommend a bike...

And your solution to that is to recommend a bike with an even more aggressive fit range that's realistic for even fewer people on the bell curve because it might have a 3 or 4mm difference in trail...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 12:15 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,718
Posted By WhyFi

Since you haven't yet mentioned the desire to...

Since you haven't yet mentioned the desire to dice it up with others in crit races, all of the talk about handling deficiencies of endurance vs race is rather silly. Basically, I'd argue that unless...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 02:04 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 5,718
Posted By WhyFi

As speed increases, air resistance will be a big...

As speed increases, air resistance will be a big factor. All other things equal, the person presenting a smaller frontal surface will be faster, sometimes significantly so.... but all other things...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,869
Posted By WhyFi

Relevant - ...

Relevant -

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/500x583/hippos_can_run_faster_than_humans_on_land_and_swim_47879271_2f78f129af487234fd52a66a601744c6ddd1baa4.png
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,822
Posted By WhyFi

105 in 2007 should put you at 5600 - a really...

105 in 2007 should put you at 5600 - a really nice-shifting 10-speed group. Going to 7000 would get you cables routed under your tape, somewhat better front shifting, somewhat better brakes and an...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-19, 06:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,484
Posted By WhyFi

IKR, I couldn't (be bothered to) read it.

IKR, I couldn't (be bothered to) read it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-19, 06:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,329
Posted By WhyFi

At appropriate pressures, I can't imagine not...

At appropriate pressures, I can't imagine not feeling a significant difference unless you're an ultra-lightweight or if you ride on the most pristine roads on the planet. Maybe running super ****ty...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,935
Posted By WhyFi

As an FYI, Sigma currently has GP5000 TLs at...

As an FYI, Sigma currently has GP5000 TLs at $51/ea - https://www.sigmasports.com/item/Continental/GP5000-Tubeless-Tyre/KJ6X

Shipping isn't free unless you spend more than $200, but even with...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-19, 08:17 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,840
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I don't need to see the guy that's been...

Yeah, I don't need to see the guy that's been retired for a couple years wearing those in the 2020 Tour, either.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,208
Posted By WhyFi

"Next"? They're already here.

"Next"? They're already here.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-19, 11:13 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,840
Posted By WhyFi

Being too high is about problem #4...

Being too high is about problem #4 (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=4) for those socks.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-19, 12:49 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 15,196
Posted By WhyFi

This is the most remarkable thing that I've read...

This is the most remarkable thing that I've read in this thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-19, 08:57 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,590
Posted By WhyFi

Relative to what? As the aero bikes get lighter,...

Relative to what? As the aero bikes get lighter, so too will the lightweight bikes.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,279
Posted By WhyFi

My discs have required far less maintenance. How...

My discs have required far less maintenance. How often do you think that you're going to need to bleed your brakes? Unless you live in some hellish, post-apocalyptic landscape, it should be tens of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 12,059
Posted By WhyFi

So I just looked at their online shop and I see...

So I just looked at their online shop and I see that the double-cross (which is one of the good-lookin' jerseys that the group ride fellow often sports) is on sale for $70. So tempted.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,329
Posted By WhyFi

G-One Speed. Awesome tires.

G-One Speed. Awesome tires.
Forum: Foo
07-30-19, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3,641
Views: 285,166
Posted By WhyFi

Just a quick plug for you Costco members - their...

Just a quick plug for you Costco members - their printing can be really good for very little money. Each location with printing actually has ICC profiles available for download for each printer that...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-19, 07:05 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 15,196
Posted By WhyFi

In for the popcorn. :popcorn

In for the popcorn. :popcorn
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 517
Posted By WhyFi

Are you happy with the how quickly the brakes...

Are you happy with the how quickly the brakes engage?



*shrug* Are you happy with it?



Not something that I would be concerned about, but I would certainly suggest that you unweight on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-19, 07:21 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 24,904
Posted By WhyFi

A shocking development.

A shocking development.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-19, 07:31 AM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,869
Posted By WhyFi

Okay, I just saw this Project One paint job on...

Okay, I just saw this Project One paint job on Trek's IG feed, and if I ever get a P1 Madone or Domane, I might just have to spring for it: Cosmic -
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 2,599
Views: 65,869
Posted By WhyFi

I'll put in some fresh rotating mass.

I'll put in some fresh rotating mass.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 12:53 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,624
Posted By WhyFi

Reported.

Reported.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,624
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I was just looking through it. I like that...

Yeah, I was just looking through it. I like that they're doing the base model (SL5) in that purple metallic flake for no upcharge. I suspect that that's because they did away with the women's...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 18,554
Posted By WhyFi

Of course it is - that's why no one is taking...

Of course it is - that's why no one is taking that bait, except for you, I guess.



This doesn't always work. Some will have a w/kg threshold low enough that moving fast enough to keep balance...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 938
Posted By WhyFi

I'll be the lone voice of (mild) dissent -...

I'll be the lone voice of (mild) dissent - knowledge is often more important than patience when looking for a great deal on a used bike and you wouldn't be here if you had that kind of knowledge...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 08:30 AM
Replies: 220
Views: 18,554
Posted By WhyFi

People do assisted exercises to gain strength all...

People do assisted exercises to gain strength all of the time - assisted pull-ups, for instance. Plus, perspective - you're looking at it from the POV of a seasoned cyclist, but if an ebike with...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 08:14 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,624
Posted By WhyFi

Yup. I actually have a Grvl model, though I...

Yup. I actually have a Grvl model, though I usually keep 30mm tires on it and have a dedicated gravel bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-19, 07:42 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 15,624
Posted By WhyFi

As has been pointed out, rear Iso will be...

As has been pointed out, rear Iso will be available on all new Domane models, it's just that the adjustable rear Iso (located on the bottom of the top tube) is only available on the SLR.

As far...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-19, 05:40 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 24,904
Posted By WhyFi

He has a two thousand never.

He has a two thousand never.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 332
Views: 24,904
Posted By WhyFi

Excuses, of course.

Excuses, of course.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 24,904
Posted By WhyFi

I wouldn't touch a bear's frame, Ti or otherwise....

I wouldn't touch a bear's frame, Ti or otherwise.

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/660x495/juan_bear_660_bdb181446263ee08faff7cc50a2e390d8032e39e.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-19, 08:21 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 24,904
Posted By WhyFi

Since the OP clearly hasn't seen a Madone, let's...

Since the OP clearly hasn't seen a Madone, let's just admire. Aero. Clean lines. No exposed cables up front. The cush (or firm) ride of adjustable IsoSpeed. A beauty and a beast at the same time.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-19, 08:18 AM
Replies: 332
Views: 24,904
Posted By WhyFi

Something tells me you'll get it back.

Something tells me you'll get it back.
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