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09-23-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 83
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Posted By WhyFi

Large Choc Cake Shake - :roflmao: ...

Large Choc Cake Shake - :roflmao:

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 90,920
Posted By WhyFi

That reminds me - the other week, when we went to...

That reminds me - the other week, when we went to Costco, we happened upon that 40ct tower of stroopwafels that you'd mentioned before. I pointed them out as a joke, but to my dismay, the wife and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 03:31 PM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 90,920
Posted By WhyFi

You know you want the (soon-to-be-renamed)...

You know you want the (soon-to-be-renamed) Echelon Prime Bike, aka The Peloton-killer.
09-23-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,573
Posted By WhyFi

Portillo's, a Chicago eatery on the expansion,...

Portillo's, a Chicago eatery on the expansion, has shakes with a slice of cake blended in to them - ridiculous calorie count.



Oh, I could tear in to some Indian food right now and if I ever...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 03:16 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,337
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, nothing.

Oh, nothing.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,337
Posted By WhyFi

It read that way. *shrug* Most don't even...

It read that way. *shrug*

Most don't even know about the super secret forum, others have heard only whispers. Probably makes sense, though - without some kind of gatekeeper, I'm sure there'd be...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 90,920
Posted By WhyFi

Hey, it got up to 82 on my ride. :(

Hey, it got up to 82 on my ride. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 90,920
Posted By WhyFi

I'm squarely in "okay, what else can I eat?"...

I'm squarely in "okay, what else can I eat?" mode. Should prolly cool it since dinner will be in a couple hours. :o
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,337
Posted By WhyFi

If you're talking about responses to you,...

If you're talking about responses to you, specifically, you might have a point if your responses were free from snark... but they weren't.

rubiksoval is correct - generally, newer members with...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 02:41 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,888
Posted By WhyFi

When the previous generation of Rapha glasses...

When the previous generation of Rapha glasses came out, the advertising imagery was unapologetically 80's -
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 02:27 PM
09-23-20, 02:15 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,573
Posted By WhyFi

I love me a set of over/under eating intervals.

I love me a set of over/under eating intervals.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,228
Posted By WhyFi

That you do (negligibly) more work with a...

That you do (negligibly) more work with a (slightly) heavier bike over the same course at the same output and/or pace isn't really being disputed. What's being disputed is "you get a better workout...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 01:37 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,337
Posted By WhyFi

So not a jersey - got it.

So not a jersey - got it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 90,920
Posted By WhyFi

That felt good! It's been a while since I've been...

That felt good! It's been a while since I've been out on a long solo ride, so today was much needed. As a bonus, Velo Vol would be proud of my hydration (or lack thereof) - 95 miles on two water...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 90,920
Posted By WhyFi

Yes, if I didn't make that clear, this is not a...

Yes, if I didn't make that clear, this is not a question of buying one or the other - you want both.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 90,920
Posted By WhyFi

Heh. Well, I don't feel much need for them until...

Heh. Well, I don't feel much need for them until 50⁰ or so, and then I want booties in the mid-30s.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 90,920
Posted By WhyFi

As with gloves, YMMV. I like toe covers, but they...

As with gloves, YMMV. I like toe covers, but they only do so much - they're quick and easy to get on/off and they can be stowed while riding - but I want more insulation as temps approach freezing,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 03:35 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,337
Posted By WhyFi

Mavic is his sponsor and that's their signature...

Mavic is his sponsor and that's their signature color.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 02:38 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,337
Posted By WhyFi

Get better fitting jerseys?

Get better fitting jerseys?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,888
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I haven't ridden the Filthy, but I've done...

Yeah, I haven't ridden the Filthy, but I've done others where the inclines and gravel were making my rear tire (38mm) break loose, 'specially when standing - a large contact patch would probably be...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 07:51 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,888
Posted By WhyFi

This summer, I only had two or three days where...

This summer, I only had two or three days where my bare hands made the unwrapped portion of my aero handlebars slippery - those were very humid days and I probably wasn't wearing sun sleeves (I find...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 07:46 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,888
Posted By WhyFi

There are usually a fair number of fat bikes at...

There are usually a fair number of fat bikes at gravel rides in MN. I mean, they're usually in the minority, but there's a fair number.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 06:48 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,888
Posted By WhyFi

Uh huh - we know what's really going on.

Uh huh - we know what's really going on.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:38 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,888
Posted By WhyFi

They've got such nice, supple leather, though. :o...

They've got such nice, supple leather, though. :o I actually wear then on and off the bike, they're that nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 90,920
Posted By WhyFi

Heading?

Heading?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:31 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,888
Posted By WhyFi

For full-finger gloves (I only wear gloves for...

For full-finger gloves (I only wear gloves for warmth, so no fingerless for me), the Rapha Classics are awesome. Unfortunately, they're also ~$100, but I nabbed some for half off. Before buying them,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:13 PM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 90,920
Posted By WhyFi

Wish it were a Sunday, 'cause that's my fun day.

Wish it were a Sunday, 'cause that's my fun day.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:11 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,888
Posted By WhyFi

OT - the Narrows Bridge is open!!! :bday: ...

OT - the Narrows Bridge is open!!! :bday:

Sorry, I don't know where in the W burbs you are, but I crossed that bridge dozens of times each summer and was bummed when it was closed/torn down.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 90,920
Posted By WhyFi

And everybody else has a case of the Mondays.

And everybody else has a case of the Mondays.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 90,920
Posted By WhyFi

I'm not leggy enough for you.

I'm not leggy enough for you.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 90,920
Posted By WhyFi

For mosquito bites, I have a small desktop lamp...

For mosquito bites, I have a small desktop lamp with a 5 or 10w bulb. It throws off enough heat at 1/2" or so to heat up the site but not much else; that's usually good for a day or so of relief.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,888
Posted By WhyFi

My tape is more tacky than the hoods - no...

My tape is more tacky than the hoods - no slipping issues. That said, I almost always wear sun sleeves and find that it cuts down on the hand sweat considerably.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,888
Posted By WhyFi

:foo: I can't speak for others, but in my case,...

:foo: I can't speak for others, but in my case, you're completely wrong; why would someone think that not wearing gloves should be seen as a sign of manliness?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 90,920
Posted By WhyFi

So maybe I should be concerned that my localized...

So maybe I should be concerned that my localized reaction is becoming less localized? :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,228
Posted By WhyFi

I'm not looking for anything more specific than...

I'm not looking for anything more specific than better/worse, and I don't know of any definitions of "workout," where there'd be a difference in that regard, unless by "generically/colloquially" you...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,228
Posted By WhyFi

No, but you didn't seem to understand the more...

No, but you didn't seem to understand the more nuanced approach previously.



And this is where the disconnect is. The contention that being discussed is "you get a better workout with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 1,888
Posted By WhyFi

Because it feels better without 'em. Wearing them...

Because it feels better without 'em. Wearing them is like taking a shower while wearing a raincoat.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,228
Posted By WhyFi

Then you don't know what's being discussed. ...

Then you don't know what's being discussed.



It's not a yes/no question - it's a matter or putting in what you want to put in or are capable of putting in. If I'm absolutely gassed when I get...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 02:09 PM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 90,920
Posted By WhyFi

I know that the venom is a sensitizer, and that...

I know that the venom is a sensitizer, and that reactions can get worse the more you're exposed, but damn this has escalated quickly. I've been stung a time or two the last couple of years, and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 90,920
Posted By WhyFi

Pffft - what kind of silliness are you going to...

Pffft - what kind of silliness are you going to offer up next? I suppose that you'll tell me that Earth's not flat? :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 90,920
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, it got worse. The drugstore wasn't open...

Oh, it got worse. The drugstore wasn't open before I set out yesterday morning, so I couldn't grab any antihistamines. It wasn't problematic on the ride (and it was a good ride, complete with gravely...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 6,337
Posted By WhyFi

How do I put those fork bags on my Madone? I...

How do I put those fork bags on my Madone? I don't see any bosses, so I assume that I should get my drill ready.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 90,920
Posted By WhyFi

Nice try - we all know that the sun rotates...

Nice try - we all know that the sun rotates around Earth.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 3,228
Posted By WhyFi

You keep going back to this and then ignoring...

You keep going back to this and then ignoring explanations as to why it's not really the case. Why is that?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 06:32 AM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 90,920
Posted By WhyFi

Packed with my helmet. :thumb:

Packed with my helmet. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 90,920
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, as are those that do a lot of...

Yeah, as are those that do a lot of charity/organized rides and whatnot. I do maybe one or two rides per year that don't start at my front door (or my in-laws front door), though, so it never gets to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 90,920
Posted By WhyFi

Also, fuggin' bee sting. :notamused: I was...

Also, fuggin' bee sting. :notamused:

I was hoping that it would be subject to less agitation than the previous sting on my hip, but it continued to swell overnight and get more itchy. Benadryl...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-20, 05:48 AM
Replies: 6,863
Views: 90,920
Posted By WhyFi

Destination ride today - I'm not a fan. Driving...

Destination ride today - I'm not a fan. Driving to a ride always gives me anxiety about forgetting something stupid (like my shoes or water bottles or whatever), even if I double-check my...
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