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05-17-22, 05:30 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 5,328
Posted By WhyFi

He won't tell us where he was so inconvenienced,...

He won't tell us where he was so inconvenienced, by these entitled cyclists, that he had to harangue them from the safety of his car... but he'll take me off ignore and summon me back to a thread...
05-16-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,613
Posted By WhyFi

Whatever kind the service department at my LBS...

Whatever kind the service department at my LBS pulls out of the huge bulk cable box when I ask for a shift cable.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 677
Posted By WhyFi

A lot of discussion? The thread just limped in to...

A lot of discussion? The thread just limped in to a second page and more than half of the posts are clumsy devil's advocacy attempts or responses to them. Larry could flatulate and the resulting...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 677
Posted By WhyFi

Got it. So let me see if this sums it up, then - ...

Got it. So let me see if this sums it up, then -

You came across a statement from a pro rider that was so dumb that it didn't merit discussion. Since you wanted to generate a discussion, you...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 677
Posted By WhyFi

So when someone cites an off-the-wall absurdity...

So when someone cites an off-the-wall absurdity as an excuse, we're supposed to swallow it because they've ridden more miles than us? I might buy your line of reasoning, but you're going to have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 677
Posted By WhyFi

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

Oof. I know that you're competitive, but you...

Oof. I know that you're competitive, but you really shouldn't try to out-bam bam.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

Regular or tubeless? The Power Road TLRs are...

Regular or tubeless? The Power Road TLRs are pretty nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

This Mavs v Suns score is absurd.

This Mavs v Suns score is absurd.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

You'd prolly need 700 miles for the week to take...

You'd prolly need 700 miles for the week to take the elevation crown.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

Legos are my son's thing, but I might have to get...

Legos are my son's thing, but I might have to get this one for myself -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZK9T39i5RA
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

So is that what "K-Hole" refers to?...

So is that what "K-Hole" refers to? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

:thumb: Hey now - I gots that Filipino...

:thumb:



Hey now - I gots that Filipino blood. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

Are they any kind of special "cool black" type of...

Are they any kind of special "cool black" type of material? I've only bought white sun sleeves because the radiant heat on my black jerseys certainly seems more intense than when I'm wearing a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 594
Posted By WhyFi

Are you assuming that this thought hadn't...

Are you assuming that this thought hadn't occurred to others? Get more than two tires under your belt with it - even with very thorough rinsing, film will start to develop, you'll eventually suck in...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

Wait - there are parts of New York that aren't...

Wait - there are parts of New York that aren't New York City? I don't know if I believe you.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 19,259
Posted By WhyFi

Apples-to-apple doesn't necessarily explain the...

Apples-to-apple doesn't necessarily explain the "why?" Greater front traction could unload the rear which would make it more prone to breaking loose, which is why I was looking for clarification.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

Some SFW bottomless (portafilter) action - ...

Some SFW bottomless (portafilter) action -
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x800/dsc00758_b0743cea35bb0668623cce298cf2ae449ef4dc58.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

What's the scoop on second boosters? Is it...

What's the scoop on second boosters? Is it something most should consider? A timeframe where it's most effective? Etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

Now that both the weather and sunrise are...

Now that both the weather and sunrise are cooperating, I was able to get out for my first while-everyone-else-is-sleeping ride of the year. It's a nice jumpstart and it's great not having to think,...
05-12-22, 06:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 340
Posted By WhyFi

I use an OttoLock for lower risk/opportunity...

I use an OttoLock for lower risk/opportunity theft situations like this. It's a combination lock, so no key to lose, it's fairly light, and will fit in a jersey pocket.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-22, 06:32 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 19,259
Posted By WhyFi

Are you locking up the rear because they're being...

Are you locking up the rear because they're being unweighted by the front braking? In the dry, the P-Zero Race are one of the grippiest tires I've ridden.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

Pad see ew for lunch. Good, but not $15 good.

Pad see ew for lunch. Good, but not $15 good.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

I'm not a Wordle boycotter, I just don't give a...

I'm not a Wordle boycotter, I just don't give a **** about it. I believe that I'm a person, too, but I could be wrong.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

My wife likes more traditional, darker roasts,...

My wife likes more traditional, darker roasts, too, but I let her try mine this morning - she liked it, despite previously saying that she wasn't in to coffee with fruit notes. It's lighter, but not...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

Yup. It was comin' down heavy.

Yup. It was comin' down heavy.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-22, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

Whoa, momma! Hey Trsnrtr, have you tried Counter...

Whoa, momma! Hey Trsnrtr, have you tried Counter Culture Hologram? I know that I've tried it in the past, but the old set-up really leaned towards darker roasts. It was really nice this morning,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-22, 06:48 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

Yesterday, my daughter was complaining about an...

Yesterday, my daughter was complaining about an irritant being in her eye. I looked, but couldn't find anything obvious, though her lids were a little puffy. This morning, more complaints, and I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

That gets lumpy. Ew.

That gets lumpy. Ew.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-22, 06:08 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 930
Posted By WhyFi

Sorry, I can't parse this at my current level of...

Sorry, I can't parse this at my current level of caffeination, but I will say that I'm not particularly anti-Specialized. I recognize that there are many moving parts to the company - I think that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-22, 06:00 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 930
Posted By WhyFi

Yup, they were in a tough position, no doubt......

Yup, they were in a tough position, no doubt... but when someone touts them as acting with integrity? Well, blustering and ********ting ain't it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-22, 05:30 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

Does it just fold in to the typical rear pockets...

Does it just fold in to the typical rear pockets of a jersey/jacket? If so, you're basically folding the rest of the jacket on top of the pocket that you're folding it in to. I just lay it face up,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-22, 05:09 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 930
Posted By WhyFi

You realize that the excerpt was all in reference...

You realize that the excerpt was all in reference to the process of setting up and switching tires for the purposes of safety testing, right?

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 08:17 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

We're out of the basement, now. Sky is still...

We're out of the basement, now. Sky is still lighting up, but the rain is merely heavy and the wind has died down. The Watch is on until midnight, but I think that the worst has moved through our...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 08:15 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

:50: :notamused:

:50: :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 08:13 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

This has been going on for the last hour or so -...

This has been going on for the last hour or so - can't say that I can recall seeing such an active sky.

https://media.giphy.com/media/pXHjE57DqTORfHaUik/giphy.gif
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

The whole family is currently hanging out in the...

The whole family is currently hanging out in the basement. Severe thunderstorms and we're under a tornado warning... or maybe it's a watch. Whatever - the weather outside is wild. Downpour, wind and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

Don't be jealous of my gams.

Don't be jealous of my gams.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 930
Posted By WhyFi

Yup, there are also marketing and lawyer's fees -...

Yup, there are also marketing and lawyer's fees - this *is* Specialized that we're talking about. :p

Seriously, they way that they handled the marketing and the message on the first iteration of...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 05:09 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, but what fun is that?

Yeah, but what fun is that?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 930
Posted By WhyFi

I went with "cracked" because I'm not sure of...

I went with "cracked" because I'm not sure of either the quantitative or the qualitative difference between that and "assplode," though it could be argued, "...when in the 41..." :p
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

I've been jonesing for Asian food lately, but I...

I've been jonesing for Asian food lately, but I need to sneak out for lunch by myself or something - cheap take-out evidently isn't a thing in my area anymore, and paying $50+ to have my picky kids...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 05:51 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 930
Posted By WhyFi

​​​​​ Spec made a tubeless wheel that was too...

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Spec made a tubeless wheel that was too light. Sagan clipped a curb while bunny hopping and it cracked the rim and blew the tire off.

Specialized found that a tube was enough to keep the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-22, 05:42 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 930
Posted By WhyFi

I don't see any reason to interpret it that way. ...

I don't see any reason to interpret it that way.

Specialized were clear that weight was a high priority with those wheels, and that the rims were less robust as a result. Before the wheels even...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-22, 07:53 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

Either they do those drinks differently in San...

Either they do those drinks differently in San Francisco than anywhere else, or something was lost in translation. The classic capp ratio is often cited as being 1:1:1, espresso, milk and foam.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

Ratio of espresso to milk and the extent to which...

Ratio of espresso to milk and the extent to which the milk is frothed. The capp will have less milk, but will have more foam. The latte can be a *lot* of milk, often more than 75%, but only has a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

Eh - they were more like flat whites.

Eh - they were more like flat whites.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

The four lattes, that I had today, take issue...

The four lattes, that I had today, take issue with that statement.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 5,363
Views: 65,231
Posted By WhyFi

I pined for a Thermador at one point. RUOkie, a...

I pined for a Thermador at one point. RUOkie, a former Addiction regular, had one, IIRC.
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