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Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 05:48 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

Remind me of the context of that "I'm out!"...

Remind me of the context of that "I'm out!" Seinfeld video that you just posted... :foo:


:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

You're asking if Hump Day has a feel? ...

You're asking if Hump Day has a feel?

:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 05:11 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

Wednesday, geez.

Wednesday, geez.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 04:24 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

Man - Bah Humbug and Trsnrtr ain't havin' my...

Man - Bah Humbug and Trsnrtr ain't havin' my nonsense on the leader board this week. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 12:16 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

Cortana was great for text messages, navigation,...

Cortana was great for text messages, navigation, music playback, stuff like that. I don't use the Google assistant nearly as much. I have been using Alexa, but that's mostly for stuff like, "what...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

I still miss Cortana. So much better than any of...

I still miss Cortana. So much better than any of the other "assistants."
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 10:44 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

Ditto. :(

Ditto. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

I was hoping to get in decent ride tomorrow, but...

I was hoping to get in decent ride tomorrow, but that may be in jeopardy.

My wife typically has Wed off, but they're on the cusp of an all-hands-on-deck situation. Just a few moments ago, my wife...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

Ah, so they're slightly more sophisticated than...

Ah, so they're slightly more sophisticated than the average Strava KOM hunter.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

ikr. I just have to hit that arbitrary 100...

ikr.

I just have to hit that arbitrary 100 Fitness and then I can slack off a bit. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 144
Posted By WhyFi

They'll both be fine bikes. I wouldn't let...

They'll both be fine bikes.

I wouldn't let any thoughts of improved performance metrics sway you - you're not going to be meaningfully faster on either, though you might be marginally faster/more...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

Indeed, you are. Do you know what you're...

Indeed, you are. Do you know what you're transitioning to? :foo:

The F/F is pretty interesting, but it sure isn't gospel. My Wed Night Ride last week wrecked me for days and F/F was tellin' me to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

I was a little surprised that it didn't change my...

I was a little surprised that it didn't change my eFTP (?) automatically, but figured it might have been because I didn't hit an hour with the activity or because of some weird maths were I didn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 06:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 290
Posted By WhyFi

Which is exactly why I wouldn't count on them...

Which is exactly why I wouldn't count on them "certifying" them for tubeless after the fact.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 06:08 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

Normalized Power.

Normalized Power.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, and not that I want Vol to nod his head and...

Oh, and not that I want Vol to nod his head and say, "I told you so," but it was a brisk 52, which meant thermal knickers, a thermal LS jersey and gloves.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 06:02 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

My Fitness/Freshness slave-driver said that I...

My Fitness/Freshness slave-driver said that I needed to stop lollygagging, so I took my recovery loop at a NOT recovery pace. The result was the highest NP that I've had on a ride, so I got that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

fify :p

fify

:p
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 08:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 290
Posted By WhyFi

​​​​​​If you get flats regularly enough that...

​​​​​​If you get flats regularly enough that changing tubes on the side of the road is a pain in your ass, that's the biggest (IMO) benefit to be had. If you're dedicated to chasing marginal gains,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 07:05 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

If by "interesting," you mean, "clenching my...

If by "interesting," you mean, "clenching my sphincter while I try to stay on the road," I'd tend to agree.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

It's fun and it's been good. I hear that there's...

It's fun and it's been good. I hear that there's a bit of a mid-season lull, but I haven't seen it yet.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

And it's not the weekend any more. :mad:

And it's not the weekend any more. :mad:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 06:23 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

Nope. I'm just waiting for the kids to go to bed...

Nope. I'm just waiting for the kids to go to bed so that I can continue on the Season 1 binge of The Umbrella Academy.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 12,259
Posted By WhyFi

If I can be permitted to go off-subject in this...

If I can be permitted to go off-subject in this oh-so-serious thread...

Shortly after reading this comment, I was driving and had someone just in front of me commit one of my pet peeves - a great...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 290
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I remember seeing the rim profile...

Yeah, I remember seeing the rim profile previously and thinking that it looked like a typical tubeless rim bed, but Specialized has said that they're not tubeless and that they don't have the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 290
Posted By WhyFi

Yup, that was my first thought, too.

Yup, that was my first thought, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 12,259
Posted By WhyFi

I think there's just more people of every size on...

I think there's just more people of every size on the road these days.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 12,259
Posted By WhyFi

I've been waiting to pick up some more, but...

I've been waiting to pick up some more, but they're out in a lot of stuff. All of the Core Bibs (Black/Cream, Black and Cargo) are out of stock in my size and my first three or so choices in Core...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 03:43 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 12,259
Posted By WhyFi

I did the same on Saturday and this was with Core...

I did the same on Saturday and this was with Core Bibs and Jersey. For under $200 retail for the both of 'em, I was comfy and looked smashing (;)), so I can't complain.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 290
Posted By WhyFi

So you're saying that this is a new wheelset...

So you're saying that this is a new wheelset that's arriving on the new Tarmacs but they're not the CL or CLX Rapide? Because they've been pretty adamant that those are tube-only and that making them...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 02:39 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

:twitchy: ...

:twitchy:

https://www.instagram.com/p/CDb8b41FxxN/
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 02:35 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

Ha. At least mine was 25 efforts with someone hot...

Ha. At least mine was 25 efforts with someone hot on my heels wheel. :speedy:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

We need a Stuart Smalley/Local Legend meme to be...

We need a Stuart Smalley/Local Legend meme to be cooked up -
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 12,259
Posted By WhyFi

But you may have to **** for a week.

But you may have to **** for a week.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

I understand the itch, but... nope. I'll head out...

I understand the itch, but... nope. I'll head out on a ride if it's dry but there's an 70% chance of rain. I will not leave the house when it's already raining or if significant rain is an absolute...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 12,259
Posted By WhyFi

Speak of the devil - ...

Speak of the devil -

https://www.instagram.com/p/CDcCfaVHIM3/


:twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

You know, I wasn't being *that* serious about...

You know, I wasn't being *that* serious about that probation period thing. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

That reminds me - I got a Local Legend today, so...

That reminds me - I got a Local Legend today, so I've got the palmares to retire on top :bday:

It's a 5 mile section that's on my off-day loop, but it's actually a very heavily traveled corridor,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 01:05 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

Ah, okay. Yeah, if you have two lenses with...

Ah, okay. Yeah, if you have two lenses with similar max magnification, but at significantly different focal lengths, you won't get any closer visually, but you can be further away physically - this...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

Super-zooms, those with a really big field of...

Super-zooms, those with a really big field of view difference between the short and long ends, typically aren't that great optically. They're usually comparatively heavy and expensive, too. Out of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 12:27 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

Ha. I'm not really active on FB any more, I...

Ha. I'm not really active on FB any more, I mostly just post kid pics for the benefit of family members, but every once in a while I get a smile out of the "On this day..." reminders. This was 10...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, that's why issuing banks are usually really...

Yeah, that's why issuing banks are usually really happy when you call them about the test charges. That in mind, I just couldn't understand why she was making the process so painful.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 11:44 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

Lol. Yeah, sounds like you got lucky and had a...

Lol. Yeah, sounds like you got lucky and had a dumb criminal find your wallet.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

That's the word on the street, but tell that to...

That's the word on the street, but tell that to the people that read your book reports. I think they may disagree. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

A couple weeks ago, I got a text that an $8...

A couple weeks ago, I got a text that an $8 purchase had been made in Australia on one of my credit cards. Normally, when you call an issuing bank about something like this, it's bing-bang-boom and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

Also, I don't know if it's going to happen this...

Also, I don't know if it's going to happen this week, but I do want to get in a 200k some time soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

Well, at this rate, all we have to do is 350...

Well, at this rate, all we have to do is 350 miles and we're good - easy peasy.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 11:04 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 12,259
Posted By WhyFi

So your point was that was calling someone a...

So your point was that was calling someone a 'tool' was possibly unleashing venom on the wrong person and you directed that at me, because I said it was 'a bit much,' rather than the person that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 12,259
Posted By WhyFi

So why not quote the person that dubbed the guy a...

So why not quote the person that dubbed the guy a 'tool' rather than quote me?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 10:46 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By WhyFi

I think that Bah Humbug means to unseat me this...

I think that Bah Humbug means to unseat me this week.
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