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Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

My boy has a stuffed animal named Ged; I got him...

My boy has a stuffed animal named Ged; I got him in to Le Guin's Earthsea series. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

If it's over 3 minutes and a pretty well...

If it's over 3 minutes and a pretty well travelled segment, top 5-10% is probably the best that I can expect - between group rides and a handful of guys hammering segments on tri rigs, it's tough...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

Only if it'll bring out the Strava pitchforks.

Only if it'll bring out the Strava pitchforks.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

I got three Strava notifications while I was out...

I got three Strava notifications while I was out on a ride today, all of them to tell me that I'd lost KOMs. Now, keep in mind that I'm a big boy, so the only KOMs I'm getting are short, high output...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

:lol: And that wouldn't have gotten you on...

:lol:

And that wouldn't have gotten you on the podium last week.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 01:44 PM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

That'd get you the last spot on the podium at...

That'd get you the last spot on the podium at this point.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

Who's Symon? Is that gnome?

Who's Symon? Is that gnome?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 07:40 AM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

Dunno. I haven't looked at it too closely, but...

Dunno. I haven't looked at it too closely, but it's just not thriving as much - hasn't grown as tall, didn't/doesn't have many flowers. It also already had one pepper on it when we got it, so maybe...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

Raised veg bed update - it looks like I will be...

Raised veg bed update - it looks like I will be getting a good number of Thai hot peppers this year. :eek: The habanero isn't looking nearly as productive. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 06:45 AM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

I'm guessing that it looks at power vs HR or...

I'm guessing that it looks at power vs HR or something like that. I know that I suffer through the hot rides early in the season and my power is just **** for the perceived effort.

Seems like I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

This reminded me that I wanted to check on my...

This reminded me that I wanted to check on my stats from a little hill the other day. With the climbing talk, I decided to just sit and spin as up said hill to see how it would go. Well, the numbers...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 07:25 PM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, that's exactly what I was thinkin'.

Yeah, that's exactly what I was thinkin'.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

Well, if making coffee is the third thing, it's...

Well, if making coffee is the third thing, it's the fourth and fifth that are pretty easy guesses.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, no - this isn't to brew - it's to pre-heat...

Oh, no - this isn't to brew - it's to pre-heat the machine so that it's ready to brew. Consistency of temp is pretty important with espresso, so you want the heat to spread from the boiler and all...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 04:42 PM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

I just don't want to invest in nice rim brake...

I just don't want to invest in nice rim brake wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

I have a cup system. If the cups are upside down,...

I have a cup system. If the cups are upside down, it's ready for the morning. If they're not upside down when I'm wrapping up for the night, I know to take care of whatever before going to bed.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 04:37 PM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

Breaks.

Breaks.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 04:19 PM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

Et tu, Brute? :notamused:

Et tu, Brute? :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

The Mrs and the boy started watching Hamilton...

The Mrs and the boy started watching Hamilton today. It was the sole purpose that she got Disney+.



That's the other thing - I want discs, so I might have to wait a little longer.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

Ditto. I think that I'd have a lot of fun on one,...

Ditto. I think that I'd have a lot of fun on one, but I don't think that I'd ride it enough to justify anything near retail.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

Fatty.

Fatty.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

Ouch. I didn't realize that entry fees were that...

Ouch. I didn't realize that entry fees were that steep.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 336
Posted By WhyFi

The kind that should be avoided, it sounds like.

The kind that should be avoided, it sounds like.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 08:59 AM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

Speaking of summer and moving to Waco, my wife...

Speaking of summer and moving to Waco, my wife has been watching a lot of Fixer Upper (Chip and Joanna, yadda yadda) and keeps saying that we should move to Waco. I've been constantly reminded her...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

You get booted if you start exceeding my...

You get booted if you start exceeding my elevation gain.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

Man, a quick pre-8am, pre-family stuff ride and...

Man, a quick pre-8am, pre-family stuff ride and the sweat is just rolling off of me. Yay, summer. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 07:21 AM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

FYI, phrantic09 has been provisionally added to...

FYI, phrantic09 has been provisionally added to the group/leaderboard with the understanding that if he regularly exceeds my weekly mileage or average speed, he will be promptly booted.

:beer:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 06:02 AM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

Got some closeouts for a rider with good birthing...

Got some closeouts for a rider with good birthing hips? Asking for a friend.



:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 05:55 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 393
Posted By WhyFi

Speedplay.

Speedplay.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,319
Posted By WhyFi

I'm not trying to win an argument with you. Your...

I'm not trying to win an argument with you. Your notion that all segments should be loops or out & back has so little merit that winning that argument would be like nabbing that cherished cul de sac...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

I wouldn't mind trying something that was a...

I wouldn't mind trying something that was a little more amenable to riding on the rivet. It seems like the ISMs might be good for that, but I'm not sure what kind of trade-offs there would be for......
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 07:20 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,319
Posted By WhyFi

Were you under the impression that your response,...

Were you under the impression that your response, three weeks in the making, was worthy of something more than a pithy response? That's cute.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

Sure - Phil Gaimon has.

Sure - Phil Gaimon has.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 03:26 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

You could ask him if you can have his bike when...

You could ask him if you can have his bike when he's dead, but I don't think that the bike is going to survive, either.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

Probably for the better - if you would have...

Probably for the better - if you would have dragged yourself to 90, you would have been tempted to round it out to 100 and been a little more hurty than you'd like.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

I marveled at you elevation gain for the ride. ;)...

I marveled at you elevation gain for the ride. ;)

That's a new long ride for you, innit? Kudos!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

Cycling shorts are in fashion. Try to keep up.

Cycling shorts are in fashion. Try to keep up.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 10:51 AM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

Had a nice, mostly relaxed ride this morning, but...

Had a nice, mostly relaxed ride this morning, but I was pretty sure that some ol' lady was gonna get me killed for a minute, there. I was going downhill on a bridge with a shoulder/bike lane that was...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 285
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I'm running 160s, front and back, and...

Yeah, I'm running 160s, front and back, and they're at around 10k miles with lots of life left. Not much descending for me to do in MN, but I'm big by cycling standards and deal with the stop and go...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 10:19 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 14,966
Posted By WhyFi

I'll be interested to hear how both work out. I...

I'll be interested to hear how both work out. I really like the idea of having the Tappabuco ready at a moment's notice, rather than letting more air and sealant piddle out while getting stuff out of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 10:12 AM
Replies: 260
Views: 14,966
Posted By WhyFi

Maybe. In that case, I'd probably get ride of...

Maybe. In that case, I'd probably get ride of whatever liquid is left over and then put in the new stuff. I wouldn't get anal about it, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 253
Posted By WhyFi

Does the 515 come with three of those seat post...

Does the 515 come with three of those seat post inserts, now? Check it out and see if there's a new one that might work better for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

wut. "Cervelo" sounds about as Canadian as you...

wut. "Cervelo" sounds about as Canadian as you can get.





:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 06:28 AM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

No, just to the stops where it enters the DT. ...

No, just to the stops where it enters the DT.



Yeah, that's what I did when I re-cabled the Domane, should be similarly easy with the R3; it's a pretty short, direct run to the bottom of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 383
Posted By WhyFi

Pretty self-explanatory, no? I took a cut too...

Pretty self-explanatory, no? I took a cut too large to seal on its own but not large enough to warrant a boot. They're rare (at least for me), but they happen. Most recently, the plug blew out of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 12,288
Views: 214,265
Posted By WhyFi

Did I miss it - whatcha workin' on?

Did I miss it - whatcha workin' on?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,213
Posted By WhyFi

Get one.

Get one.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:24 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,213
Posted By WhyFi

Oooooh - your Garmin isn't including zeros, is it?

Oooooh - your Garmin isn't including zeros, is it?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:18 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,213
Posted By WhyFi

Either you're mistaken or you have something...

Either you're mistaken or you have something really wonky with your set-up. If you have power data, Strava uses it and doesn't bother with the estimates -
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