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Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

Lol. sbxx needs to host a GCN bike makeover show....

Lol. sbxx needs to host a GCN bike makeover show. "I really like what you've done over here, but this? Yeah, we can do better."
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

​​​​​​ Huh, interesting. I can understand the...

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Huh, interesting. I can understand the bigger spikes on the DD frames, I'm the same way, but I would have thought the lower profile would mean less work per mile on the trike.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

If they're going to play, they might as well make...

If they're going to play, they might as well make it tackle, at this point. :wtf:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 07:39 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

I've only ever looked at cal/hour - on shorter,...

I've only ever looked at cal/hour - on shorter, more spirited rides, I'm right around 1000/hour. Longer endurance rides, more like 800/hour. Looks like I'm at about 50/mile. I assume that you see...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 07:29 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

One of the challenges for me is getting out with...

One of the challenges for me is getting out with the kids and getting them some exercise. They love to go for walks or take out bikes/scooters, but then I have the "where the hell should we go?"...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 07:18 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

What's that? :foo:

What's that? :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

Total burn on the day was ~5900. The ride was ~63...

Total burn on the day was ~5900. The ride was ~63 miles and accounted for ~3000cal. I also took two walks to the grocery store, which is about a 1.5 round trip each time. My base daily rate, being...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

It's true - my signal meter is distinctly...

It's true - my signal meter is distinctly American Caucasian.

I miss that tuner - it was sooooo nice sounding. Not much that I wanted to listen to on the radio, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 08:15 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

Ha. Well, to clarify, this is my total budget if...

Ha. Well, to clarify, this is my total budget if I want to maintain a 750 calories deficit. I just haven't logged any food today - I knew that I was going to go out for a long-ish ride and I that I...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

One of the things that I love about long ride...

One of the things that I love about long ride days -

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I'm gonna walk to the store...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

:(

:(
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

Ooooh - do you think that my mom was lying about...

Ooooh - do you think that my mom was lying about being Filipino? She is a tricky one.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

Sure, that kind of redundancy is hard to justify...

Sure, that kind of redundancy is hard to justify at the prices that we're talking about.

... but if it were a steel or Ti gravel bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

Lol. Do you think that this is an itch that you...

Lol. Do you think that this is an itch that you would repeatedly scratch or do you think that the novelty would wear off pretty quickly?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

I'm not drawn to much with skinny tubes, but once...

I'm not drawn to much with skinny tubes, but once we're talkin' oversized and modern-ish geometry, I'm game.

There's a builder in my area that has specialized in steel for quite some time, but he...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

That's tasty.

That's tasty.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

No Rapha masks just yet, but Isadore - ...

No Rapha masks just yet, but Isadore -

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

Just you wait 'til sbxx figures out that sewing...

Just you wait 'til sbxx figures out that sewing machine.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

Steep & Cheap.

Steep & Cheap.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 03:07 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

Exactly - huge potential for problems. At the...

Exactly - huge potential for problems. At the very least, it's somewhat reassuring that your mom's place acted decisively.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

Nah - still Asian. Probably the first dozen...

Nah - still Asian. Probably the first dozen people that I saw wearing masks were Asian, but it wasn't until I saw a non-Asian wearing a mask that I was like, "oh, so this is going to be a thing?"
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, but they don't count. 'Murica!!!

Yeah, but they don't count. 'Murica!!!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

Today's ride was one of those all-too-rare things...

Today's ride was one of those all-too-rare things for me - I set out in to a ***** of a headwind with the hopes of having a tailwind on the way back... and wonder of wonders, it worked!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 02:28 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

I'd say it does. I guess by, "a thing," I mean...

I'd say it does. I guess by, "a thing," I mean that it'll be fairly common. This is moving the needle in that direction.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

On the ride today, I saw a couple of young ladies...

On the ride today, I saw a couple of young ladies wearing fabric masks. It made me wonder when fashionable masks would be a thing. I don't think it'll be long. Like, days, maybe.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

You spelled "sexy" wrong. :notamused:

You spelled "sexy" wrong. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

Kudos. And ditto.

Kudos. And ditto.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

If I'm going to take a positive out of this mess,...

If I'm going to take a positive out of this mess, it's the timing - if my MIL had acted with any sense of urgency and got in to an assisted living facility before stuff went sideways, my wife would...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

Occasionally, there are some truly inspired...

Occasionally, there are some truly inspired hi-jinks. But yeah, most fall short and are groaners at best.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-20, 07:38 AM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

:notamused:

:notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 10:07 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

It's all news to me, too. Kind of explains the...

It's all news to me, too. Kind of explains the lower starting price points in the last year or so, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 09:30 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

Lol. You just want license to rip it, don't you?...

Lol. You just want license to rip it, don't you? Okay, okay - gimme a few.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

Ah - yeah, that's the group mentioned in the...

Ah - yeah, that's the group mentioned in the email. I guess they're just finally getting around to consolidating their brands under the Hayes umbrella. I hadn't heard of them previous to the email. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

Those guys kept popping up when I was looking for...

Those guys kept popping up when I was looking for parts for the Cervelo. Yeah, I was a little wary, too, and passed on them.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

My brother could do it. Hell, I could probably...

My brother could do it. Hell, I could probably fumble**** my way through it.



Too matchy-matchy, try-hard for my tastes.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

That's the one that Bah Humbug needs to buy.

That's the one that Bah Humbug needs to buy.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

You know what I was thinking would be a decent...

You know what I was thinking would be a decent half-step? Just axing the bigger Reynolds decals and leaving the small Assault opposite the valve stem logo. I'll have to look closely at them, though,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

Enabler. Sounds suuuuper fun.

Enabler.



Sounds suuuuper fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

Like what? I can't think of what you mean. ...

Like what? I can't think of what you mean.

Another think that I like is the... hmmmm - rim-shaped slice of a large decal. Kind of like what Light Bicycle does (and others, but I can't think of...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

This, I wouldn't mind (minus the model...

This, I wouldn't mind (minus the model designation at 3 and 9 o'clock) -...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

Hmmm. Yeah, I like the decals more than only the...

Hmmm. Yeah, I like the decals more than only the stem decals - looks too blah/generic. I'll poke around and see if there are some black/stealth decals
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

Hadn't thought about it. If they were solid white...

Hadn't thought about it. If they were solid white or had the ol' spermies, like in some years previous, I would have yanked them off a long time ago. I'll do a quick mock-up for myself, but the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

I heard back from my son's teacher - no charity...

I heard back from my son's teacher - no charity device necessary, it'll go to someone else. Distance Learning starts next Monday (they're technically on Spring Break this week). Should be, uh,...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 05:46 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

I think that has more to do with home, someplace...

I think that has more to do with home, someplace where you can sit down and decompress, than it has to do with the city. I loved living in NYC and would move back if it were feasible.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

Remember that peed-upon napkin color scheme the...

Remember that peed-upon napkin color scheme the forum had for a few days when they switched up the code? That was fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

It's like they were all gathered up and tossed in...

It's like they were all gathered up and tossed in there, or something.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

Or, more importantly, the more instant...

Or, more importantly, the more instant humiliation of my club mates when I bust 'em up on that CAT6 town sign sprint.



Reaaaally nice. I've been tempted to buy a 3000-series, but with 4000...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 02:29 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

It's not too hard once you learn how to fill a...

It's not too hard once you learn how to fill a bobbin and thread things properly. I learned in 8th grade Home Ec and retained most of what I've learned. I've done repairs and made pillow cases for...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 02:25 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

Yesterday, as the little girl napped, I snuck out...

Yesterday, as the little girl napped, I snuck out for a ride. Today, it was time to wash and lovingly caress the Cervelo. Two things: 1) I love not getting black smudges on my hands with every little...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 12,275
Views: 180,920
Posted By WhyFi

Exporting ride videos has me thinking that I may...

Exporting ride videos has me thinking that I may need to upgrade my measly 6-core/12 thread CPU, though... :innocent:

That or find a video editor that'll take advantage of my fairly powerful GPU...
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