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Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 254
Posted By WhyFi

I'm seeing a difference more in line with...

I'm seeing a difference more in line with $400-500 - where are you seeing $1k?

There are minor differences in trim, but they're all nice bikes and I don't think that you could go wrong. As a vain...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 06:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 254
Posted By WhyFi

:foo: Neither the Emonda nor the Tarmac have...

:foo:

Neither the Emonda nor the Tarmac have shock absorption.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 06:04 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

Aww, man! bam never crashed during our rides...

Aww, man! bam never crashed during our rides together - I feel shortchanged!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, stop fishing for leg pics, you scamp.

Oh, stop fishing for leg pics, you scamp.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

I'd like to think that's a component, but the...

I'd like to think that's a component, but the sharp and stark contrast of the tan line was likely a big part of it. :o
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

Don't forget the traffic-stopping legs. :lol:

Don't forget the traffic-stopping legs. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

They definitely felt... weird at first. The...

They definitely felt... weird at first. The leverage out of the saddle felt totally different. But with enough miles, they felt right and I haven't noticed them since. I'm fairly broad-shouldered,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

I wonder if I can change my bars in Zwift to 42s...

I wonder if I can change my bars in Zwift to 42s for the aero gainz... :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

https://y.yarn.co/6d4d39f0-7580-48da-858c-f27e3808...

https://y.yarn.co/6d4d39f0-7580-48da-858c-f27e38088319_text.gif
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

:( I'm sure that the "resolution" is "eh -...

:(

I'm sure that the "resolution" is "eh - accidents happen."

:mad:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 12:20 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

After going to 42cm on the Cervelo, the 44cm bars...

After going to 42cm on the Cervelo, the 44cm bars on the Haanjo seem almost comically wide; I really don't like the way they feel, anymore.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

I have the aero version on the Cervelo. Nice...

I have the aero version on the Cervelo. Nice bars. These would go on the Haanjo.

Someone else should buy them. Soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 10:24 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

This ad keeps on tempting me. Someone should buy...

This ad keeps on tempting me. Someone should buy them so that I can't.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 09:18 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

Trainer ride today was a little less horrible...

Trainer ride today was a little less horrible than the other day. Much like I did last year, I set up my fans with an emphasis on drawing air in to the room from the other room. Like Mo, I didn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

Heh - yeah, I logged in to Strava and saw that...

Heh - yeah, I logged in to Strava and saw that shortly after seeing your previous post. More proof that smart people do dumb things all of the time. :p
10-27-21, 07:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 183
Posted By WhyFi

Lake has three or four different lasts (foot bed...

Lake has three or four different lasts (foot bed shapes, essentially); some are wider than others and some are available in additional Wide and Extra Wide widths. Check their fitting chart -...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 07:30 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

I totally understand the stance of only providing...

I totally understand the stance of only providing warranty support if the gear was bought through an authorized dealer... but when they're directly responsible for bricking it, that's a horse of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-27-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

They've got an exciting core. Hell, even if they...

They've got an exciting core. Hell, even if they weren't winning games, they'd at least be fun to watch.

I still miss Zach. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 07:31 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

KOM city - no risk it, no biscuit.

KOM city - no risk it, no biscuit.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

Eh.. ANT+ lights are great when they work; this...

Eh.. ANT+ lights are great when they work; this is the first oddness that I've heard of and he can always turn off his network and manually control it, like any other light on the market.

The FD...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I'd definitely talk to the LBS about the...

Yeah, I'd definitely talk to the LBS about the headlight.

ANT+ is such a low power draw that it wouldn't meaningfully affect battery life. But still, with more than one light, it would be a pain...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

That's what I'm thinking... but it's still dumb. ...

That's what I'm thinking... but it's still dumb.



Bought used, IIRC. That's still dumb, too - they ******' broke it. :troll:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

The light shutting off on its own is really weird...

The light shutting off on its own is really weird - I wouldn't think that it would do that just because the connection was lost... I would think that it would stay on until an "Off" command was sent....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

He has a certain amiability about him. Even if...

He has a certain amiability about him. Even if I'll never buy something like a $3,000 grinder, it's still fun and interesting to watch him go over it. But yeah, his more practical videos are good,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, man - legend has it that Tipper Gore heard...

Yeah, man - legend has it that Tipper Gore heard her little girl listening to a song about Nikki diddling herself, got flustered and well, the rest is history.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

Hey now - don't forget the NSFW tag! This is the...

Hey now - don't forget the NSFW tag! This is the song responsible for parental advisory labels, after all!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

Ouch. Humbug just posted on Strava - he broke his...

Ouch. Humbug just posted on Strava - he broke his hip.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

Man, that would feel like cheating.

Man, that would feel like cheating.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

I clean mine out every so often, but also keep a...

I clean mine out every so often, but also keep a few new ones on-hand for when they get too gummed up. That's one of the other nice things about doing maintenance with sealant syringes - you've gotta...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

Ugh, I can only hope. Last year didn't seem as...

Ugh, I can only hope. Last year didn't seem as bad, for whatever reason. I seem to recall doing 8-10min ~FTP intervals without much problem.... well, with the expected amount of problem :o The...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

Yup.

Yup.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

Sure, but we're not talking about motivation or...

Sure, but we're not talking about motivation or unfamiliarity with suffering - we're talking about a measurable and sometimes significant difference in work capacity between inside and outside. In my...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,359
Posted By WhyFi

I hear that's a market that's expected to grow...

I hear that's a market that's expected to grow quite a lot in the near future.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

Man, trainer rides != outdoor rides After...

Man, trainer rides != outdoor rides

After futzing around with pairing this and that, I have my trainer set up to receive, re-broadcast and use my the power meter data as the reference. Even so, my...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

Vol sometimes forgets about the emotions elicited...

Vol sometimes forgets about the emotions elicited by his performance art.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 291
Posted By WhyFi

I have a big head, not sure if it's giant....

I have a big head, not sure if it's giant. Anywho, my favorite lighter weight hats are the reversible ones from Smartwool, they cover the ears and fit under a helmet nicely -...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

Checkpoint is gravel - slower/more stable...

Checkpoint is gravel - slower/more stable geometry, more tire clearance (in UCI races, CX is limited to 33mm or something like that), has IsoSpeed front and rear, and more mounts for ADVENTURE!!!!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

Boone. You want the Boone for CX.

Boone. You want the Boone for CX.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

^^^Not that I dislike the other, but I like this...

^^^Not that I dislike the other, but I like this one more.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

Also, I have to say that I'm kind of enjoying...

Also, I have to say that I'm kind of enjoying watching KC get humbled every now and then.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

Not the most pleasant weather, low-40s, a bit...

Not the most pleasant weather, low-40s, a bit windy and overcast, but I at least got in a long enough ride to burn off the French toast that I made this morning.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 264
Posted By WhyFi

They were never functionally directional in the...

They were never functionally directional in the first place. The tread pattern is there because many of the buying public don't know any better and expect some kind of pattern. The directional arrows...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

That said, I'm now even happier to no longer have...

That said, I'm now even happier to no longer have a wheel-on trainer. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

I know that a lot of people are okay with using...

I know that a lot of people are okay with using older road tires for their wheel-on trainers, but my experience using a dedicated trainer tire was so, so much better; noise, slippage, rubber dust -...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

See, for me that's not a terribly significant...

See, for me that's not a terribly significant difference - it's me taking off a neck gaiter mid-ride. If it's cold enough to warrant a winter jacket at some point on the ride, but warms up to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

In debating between a trainer ride or a bundling...

In debating between a trainer ride or a bundling up for a cold ride outside, I decided on another latte.

....for now.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

It's take it - 30⁰ here. Brrr.

It's take it - 30⁰ here. Brrr.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

Not sure why it was named Leviathan. I was...

Not sure why it was named Leviathan. I was looking for a winter scent, and this smells prominently of tobacco and coffee. The aftershave adds some vanilla and the are some sandalwood and floral...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

Damn. The Dune showings are looking pretty full,...

Damn. The Dune showings are looking pretty full, particularly those on the bigger screens. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 4,023
Views: 45,617
Posted By WhyFi

Eesh. They've shared plenty with us, but nothing...

Eesh. They've shared plenty with us, but nothing that severe. We did have to take the boy in to urgent care when he was a toddler, though. I was pretty worked up when they decided to transfer him to...
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