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Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

The guy with the fancy S-Works Power Mirror...

The guy with the fancy S-Works Power Mirror saddle (I checked, that's it) is actually a fairly nice guy and quite mellow. But he did have an IT company that he founded many years ago and apparently...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

On today's ride, one of the cyclists I know has...

On today's ride, one of the cyclists I know has that fancy new Specialized saddle that is 3-D printed. It looks like it's made from some type of flexible crabon fiber lattice.

He did say it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 04:17 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

It's the Atenolol. That's a beta blocker. It...

It's the Atenolol. That's a beta blocker. It does SEVERAL things but slowing down your HR is one of them.

Talk to your doctor and ask if it's REALLY necessary to be on that class of medicine, or...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 04:15 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Certain ones do, most don't.

Certain ones do, most don't.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

If one of your BP meds is a beta blocker or a...

If one of your BP meds is a beta blocker or a certain type of calcium channel blocker (non-dihydropyridine class) then that is almost certainly the bad actor.

I sometimes joke that the best way to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

I guess I could name it "Bubbles."

I guess I could name it "Bubbles."
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Yes, but it's a living thing. Apparently it...

Yes, but it's a living thing.

Apparently it contains natural "wild" yeast plus lactobacilli. The combination ferments the dough and the fermentation gives the bubbles that make it rise.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Correct. It's more of a multiplier than an...

Correct. It's more of a multiplier than an inflamer. Sorry. Try again. Try harder.



Winning.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

You may have missed it, I said a few days ago...

You may have missed it, I said a few days ago that serious sourdough bakers name their starter. Mine is nameless so far but open to suggestions.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Looks like Trainsnorter gets the top spot. ...

Looks like Trainsnorter gets the top spot.

Kudos!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 175
Posted By datlas

What are your goals? If you are not experienced...

What are your goals? If you are not experienced a good LBS will ask you questions about goals and riding style. But it can get complicated in a hurry. There are lots of good choices so focus on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 01:26 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Fresh out of the oven: ...

Fresh out of the oven:


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Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 01:11 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

I don't think so. The Halo is for people who get...

I don't think so. The Halo is for people who get sweat in their eyes. In your case the bandana may be adequate.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Hannah came for a lunch visit bearing sofritas! ...

Hannah came for a lunch visit bearing sofritas! :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

I use the regular. Before the Halo, on hot...

I use the regular.

Before the Halo, on hot humid rides I would often have stinging sweat in my eyes. The Halo solved it for me. I know some BF posters have said it does not work for them (maybe...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 704
Posted By datlas

There is one. Itís possible you have to make 10...

There is one. Itís possible you have to make 10 posts before you can use it, like with posting pics or sending PMs.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 12:41 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Yup. Itís all historical references. Worth...

Yup. Itís all historical references.

Worth a read: https://www.npr.org/sections/parallels/2015/03/08/391246315/a-swiss-town-a-casino-fire-and-smoke-on-the-water
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Any Smoke on the Water? #DeepPurple...

Any Smoke on the Water?

#DeepPurple (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=DeepPurple)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Try a Halo headband. Do it now and thank me...

Try a Halo headband. Do it now and thank me later.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 11:56 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 158
Posted By datlas

I have 10s on all my bikes. No concerns. You...

I have 10s on all my bikes. No concerns. You should be able to get cassettes and chains etc at a reasonable price from ScamBay or other suppliers.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Mine is going strong 11 years on.

Mine is going strong 11 years on.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Done. All yours now, if you wish. Recall I got...

Done. All yours now, if you wish. Recall I got ripped off by about 6 miles yesterday so you may want some insurance miles.

Good ride today but HOT.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 05:33 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Time to sweat ride.

Time to sweat ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 03:31 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

On yesterday’s ride I got buzzed by a passing...

On yesterday’s ride I got buzzed by a passing SmartCar, you know those micro-cars? First time ever buzzed by one.

The car may be smart but the driver was not.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 03:28 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Kudos

Kudos
07-04-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 145
Posted By datlas

If someone just got a bike and has a problem or...

If someone just got a bike and has a problem or question and joined to get a quick answer, I can understand frustration at having to wait 2-3 days to post a picture of the issue etc., but realize...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Today's ride had a starting temp of 86 and ending...

Today's ride had a starting temp of 86 and ending temp of 88, with medium humidity. It was plenty hot, especially in the sun...but actually not bad in the shade on on descents. I did drink 2...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Most reports state a typical incubation period of...

Most reports state a typical incubation period of 4-5 days, so if you have not had contact for 7 days and you feel fine, that's a very good sign.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Done. And you must have a guardian angel...

Done. And you must have a guardian angel watching over your top spot.

Enjoy it while it lasts.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 337
Posted By datlas

Got it. Agree.

Got it. Agree.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 11:51 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Apparently serious sourdough bakers have names...

Apparently serious sourdough bakers have names for their starter.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

I would consider this but since my bread consists...

I would consider this but since my bread consists solely of flour, water, and a pinch of salt (plus the living/breathing sourdough starter, I still have not yet named it), it only has a shelf life of...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Oh, I noticed the past few rides that my rear...

Oh, I noticed the past few rides that my rear wheel makes a quiet but audible pinging sound under load. Silent when coasting or pedaling at Z2 or less.It sounds like the spokes are shifting slightly...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Trainsnorter kicked me off the top. I am home...

Trainsnorter kicked me off the top. I am home from parental visit and busy making my sourdough but if I htfu and brave the heat/humidity later I think I have a shot of retaking it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 337
Posted By datlas

Vya tells you graphically and with sounds about...

Vya tells you graphically and with sounds about cars behind you? Are you sure??
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Had a good visit with the parents, now heading...

Had a good visit with the parents, now heading home. I am still going to try to get in an easy Z2 ride later despite high heat and humidity. Also gotta get another batch of sourdough ready to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 05:39 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Is that because COVID19 or has Tri jumped the...

Is that because COVID19 or has Tri jumped the shark?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 03:31 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Today’s ride is postponed. Gonna go have a...

Today’s ride is postponed. Gonna go have a driveway visit with my parents. Initial plan was to ride this morning and go to NJ in the afternoon but now going early because summer heat.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 06:42 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Kudos. Do you know how much of an employee...

Kudos. Do you know how much of an employee discount they offer??
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Ideally the bike stays inside the car. ...

Ideally the bike stays inside the car.

#PreciousCargo (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=PreciousCargo)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

From the East. Wanted to try west but roads to...

From the East. Wanted to try west but roads to get there too busy/dangerous.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

I am sure they were there but my heavy breathing...

I am sure they were there but my heavy breathing likely scared them away.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Anyone check updated leaderboard? :innocent:

Anyone check updated leaderboard?

:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

The climb was killer and the visitor center at...

The climb was killer and the visitor center at the top was closed because COVID19.

No report.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

At start of ride, I heard a rider in front of me...

At start of ride, I heard a rider in front of me make a funny sound and saw 2/3 of a chainring fly off his bike.

Apparently he cracked his inner chainring. I suggested he should do the ride in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Got it. Thanks.

Got it. Thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Hawk Mountain Century done. It was effing hot. ...

Hawk Mountain Century done. It was effing hot. I went through 9 water bottles. Sorry if that disappoints Velo Vol.

Did I miss much while out riding?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 04:00 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Time to ride to Hawk Mountain. Report to follow.

Time to ride to Hawk Mountain. Report to follow.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 06:35 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

Just for fun I checked my Strava Profile for...

Just for fun I checked my Strava Profile for segments and it says I have 5 KOMs, 3 are cycling and 2 are running.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 06:29 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 214,427
Posted By datlas

If all in working order, prolly not. Maybe lube...

If all in working order, prolly not. Maybe lube your chain if not done yet?
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