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Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

So we're just starting to think about our annual...

So we're just starting to think about our annual trip to VA to visit my in-laws. I'm thinking that we haven't had a DC outing for about 4 years, so it might be time to float that idea. I'm sure that...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 07:36 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

My general rule for gravel is to add 33% to the...

My general rule for gravel is to add 33% to the mileage and that's about what you'd be looking at in an equivalent road ride effort. Mile-for-mile, gravel is much more of a grind.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

They're going to be available in tan walls, man....

They're going to be available in tan walls, man. Tan walls.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 06:15 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

I'm interested in the Race A Evo4 tubeless -...

I'm interested in the Race A Evo4 tubeless - they're the lightest on the market and occasionally priced pretty well.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 02:21 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

Schwalbe G-One All-around (I have them in both 35...

Schwalbe G-One All-around (I have them in both 35 and 38) are awesome around here. Super speedy on pavement and hard-packed gravel/dirt. Errbody has different gravel, though, so YMMV. If you have...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 10:30 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

Just got hyped watching a video on Schwalbe's new...

Just got hyped watching a video on Schwalbe's new tubeless tires, a sure sign of Addiction.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

Hey now. :notamused:

Hey now. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 04:32 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

Hmm, that's unfortunate about DX:MD. I really...

Hmm, that's unfortunate about DX:MD. I really liked DX:HR, played through a few times using different play styles. Ditto with the original Dishonored - had to see all of the different endings, plus...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 12:23 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

Hard a pretty great, if short, ride while the...

Hard a pretty great, if short, ride while the girl was in preschool. Well, great if you're in to hurting yourself. It's not that I was feeling particularly strong, but I was able to 'shut up legs'...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

Pffft. The monitors have come down in price...

Pffft. The monitors have come down in price pretty nicely, but the GPU horsepower to drive them is going to be prohibitive for a while, I think. I'm planning on 1440p, possibly ultra-wide, which can...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 06:44 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

I could use a new RPG, too.

I could use a new RPG, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 06:43 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

OT: as winter approaches, my GPU handwringing...

OT: as winter approaches, my GPU handwringing increases. What is it about being locked up for months at a time that makes me want to dive in to an FPS and stealthily take out all of my enemies?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 02:28 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

The Vikes were off-schedule. Thankfully.

The Vikes were off-schedule. Thankfully.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 01:42 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

I run my 28s at ~75... and I'm 180+. :twitchy:

I run my 28s at ~75... and I'm 180+. :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 08:15 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

It's been an interesting season thus far for...

It's been an interesting season thus far for Vikings fans. They've alternated each week, winning in dominating fashion one and then looking like a sickeningly ineffective squad the next. Rinse,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

About the same here, and it's been similarly...

About the same here, and it's been similarly miserable here for the last 4-5 days. Damp, too, which is the worst. I'd rather a crisp 20 than a damp 35.

Undecided on whether I'll ride today. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 08:03 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

That's a good start.

That's a good start.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-19, 12:07 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,068
Posted By WhyFi

Ouch. If you register an account, you go in to...

Ouch. If you register an account, you go in to your purchase history, select the invoice/item, indicate return/exchange and the reason and it'll produce a packing slip for you immediately. Literally...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-19, 06:08 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

I mean, if it works for the Saturn... :innocent:

I mean, if it works for the Saturn... :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 06:16 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

Other than being sideways?

Other than being sideways?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 06:13 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

I missed it for a while, but it's been several...

I missed it for a while, but it's been several years. There's certainly an adjustment period where you feel out what power level on which burner gets you to where you want to be; having flames is an...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 03:27 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

Oh yeah - I rode. It cleared up enough for me to...

Oh yeah - I rode. It cleared up enough for me to venture out, though I still got hit with some sleet and hammered by wind. Better than not going, though.

Also, today is one of those damp days,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 03:21 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

What's worse: watching hours of nothing happening...

What's worse: watching hours of nothing happening or watching a handful of seconds of something happening?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

I've used the stove a half dozen times since...

I've used the stove a half dozen times since arrived yesterday, but still nothing demanding - just getting a feel for it. Still, it's fun. There's something weirdly magical in the way that nothing...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 08:05 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

No pants day, then? Niiiiiice.

No pants day, then? Niiiiiice.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 08:04 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

About 15 minutes ago, I said to my wife, "Since...

About 15 minutes ago, I said to my wife, "Since it's not raining or snowing, I'm going to sneak out for a short ride while the girl is in preschool."

I prepped the bike and laid out the kit.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

My hand blistered up almost immediately, it must...

My hand blistered up almost immediately, it must be ready.

This range does have a handy LED bar, under the glass, in front of each burner, to indicate that it's on and the relative temp (and to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 10:40 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

Quite variable, actually.

Quite variable, actually.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 10:17 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

Wellll, I aimed a little lower and fried some...

Wellll, I aimed a little lower and fried some eggs for a late breakfast to get a feel for the burners. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 08:49 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

Woo hoo - the stove is here and should be set up...

Woo hoo - the stove is here and should be set up in time for lunch. What to cook?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 08:11 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

This is what I'm hoping for, too. And I keep...

This is what I'm hoping for, too. And I keep telling myself that I'm *actually* going to get studded tires for the Haanjo this year. I've told my self that one the last couple years, though. :o
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By WhyFi

Ah. Dunno. The math is easy, though - look up the...

Ah. Dunno. The math is easy, though - look up the RD capacity and add the difference between the chainrings to the difference of the largest/smallest cassette cogs. If it's close, I personally...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 493
Posted By WhyFi

He was referencing chain wrap for the small/small...

He was referencing chain wrap for the small/small combo. If both cassettes start with the same 11t cog, the small/small doesn't change.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 04:14 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,203
Posted By WhyFi

Depends on the size of the resulting cut. In 3+...

Depends on the size of the resulting cut. In 3+ years of running tubeless, I've had three cuts that didn't permanently seal; two of those cuts totalled the tires. Tubeless obviously isn't going to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 03:53 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,203
Posted By WhyFi

So don't run tubeless. If I didn't get flats very...

So don't run tubeless. If I didn't get flats very frequently, I wouldn't. But I do. So I do.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 03:30 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,128
Posted By WhyFi

I'd just pop one bead off and mop up the residual...

I'd just pop one bead off and mop up the residual with a rag or paper towels, put in new sealant and reinflate. That's a far cry from what you're suggesting. If I had reason to doubt that they'd...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

I did it all for the kudos.

I did it all for the kudos.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 02:08 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

You have two wrists. I like wearing real...

You have two wrists.

I like wearing real watches, which is why I went with an activity tracker that's more wristband and less watch - so that I could wear both and not look too dorky.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 02:05 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

Man. That was a hurty ride. Stupid wind is...

Man. That was a hurty ride. Stupid wind is stupid. Dumb hills are dumb, too. And for whatever reason, my legs felt half-cooked less than an hour in to the ride. Maybe I'm not far enough removed from...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 01:59 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

The current range is a ****ty electric, but...

The current range is a ****ty electric, but there's a capped gas line already there, too, so we could have went either way. For a long time, I planned on a Viking or a Thermador or the like, but then...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

That sounds like my kind of visit. :)

That sounds like my kind of visit. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 07:10 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

I keep forgetting that tomorrow is new toy day!...

I keep forgetting that tomorrow is new toy day! :bday:

Well, I don't know that too many of you would get excited about it, but I am - part of our consolation prize for staying put and not buying a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 06:51 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

How are we supposed to rib you about your numbers...

How are we supposed to rib you about your numbers if you make your training rides private? :notamused:



I think I've mentioned this before, but one of my life goals, should I ever end up in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 06:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,128
Posted By WhyFi

OS has no issues with holes that size at 80psi...

OS has no issues with holes that size at 80psi (or even 100, in my experience). I've only had one hole that OS didn't permanently seal, and it was recent - it was a 5mm/3/16" cut @ 75psi.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 06:21 AM
Replies: 843
Views: 79,791
Posted By WhyFi

Ehhhhh, I would disagree, though in practice it...

Ehhhhh, I would disagree, though in practice it might be moot.

My sealant level check is generally every 6 weeks, but it's not because OS dries up, it's because it gets used via punctures. While...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-19, 03:05 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,128
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I can't say that I've ever had a front tire...

Yeah, I can't say that I've ever had a front tire even remotely close to being done at 2,000 miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-08-19, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2,342
Views: 294,655
Posted By WhyFi

I get a kick out of that guy. I rolled through...

I get a kick out of that guy. I rolled through there on a century a week ago and was surprised to see him out there when it was chilly and the wind was making the water kinda choppy.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 06:27 PM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

Why else would one go there?

Why else would one go there?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,068
Posted By WhyFi

At retail, their jerseys start at 80 bucks, bibs...

At retail, their jerseys start at 80 bucks, bibs at 115 - that's not out of line from the entry prices from many companies, like Twin Six, for instance. Yeah, as Rapha's garments get more technical,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 631
Views: 13,394
Posted By WhyFi

Could you get someone on the first guy for...

Could you get someone on the first guy for emissions?
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