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Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-23, 11:06 AM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

Same here. Planning for a real ride then.

Same here. Planning for a real ride then.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-23, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

Should be around 2PM. YMMV

Should be around 2PM. YMMV
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-23, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

BTW that thread is not locked, so it could be...

BTW that thread is not locked, so it could be bumped if someone felt it was relevant. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-23, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

Yeah, we are all just one slip away from goofy...

Yeah, we are all just one slip away from goofy glasses.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-23, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

I am not crazy about jewelry, but I do wear a...

I am not crazy about jewelry, but I do wear a wedding band (it's Ti, obv) and my casio. I also wear a stupid Apple watch for work so I can get the rotating 6 digit password for e-prescribing...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-23, 08:37 AM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

I use a Casio F-91W. Battery lasts about 5...

I use a Casio F-91W. Battery lasts about 5 years. Current watch is maybe 8 years old and on 2nd battery which is easy to change.

It's clearly the Saturn of watches. Cheap, plastic, and good...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-23, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

This reminds me of the story of a new rider who...

This reminds me of the story of a new rider who joined our Wednesday ďUsual SuspectsĒ ride about 6 years ago. He was a young guy (30-ish) and clearly new but enthusiastic about cycling. It was...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-23, 11:28 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,552
Posted By datlas

So is this thread about the last Bastion of...

So is this thread about the last Bastion of lugged crabon fiber frames??
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-23, 12:56 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

That was a good ride! Now I am bushed. zzzzz

That was a good ride! Now I am bushed. zzzzz
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-23, 06:02 AM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

It has warmed up nicely to 34F. Time to ride!

It has warmed up nicely to 34F. Time to ride!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-23, 06:17 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

I actually donít know whose rims they are.

I actually donít know whose rims they are.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-23, 05:42 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

I would welcome this, but only half heartedly if...

I would welcome this, but only half heartedly if they are hydraulic disc only. :50:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-23, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

I have not had any issues, but tough to say if...

I have not had any issues, but tough to say if yours is because of the rims, the pads, or a bit of both.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-23, 02:57 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

Not yet. But the whole thing is not being...

Not yet. But the whole thing is not being managed well by Strava and is terrible PR.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-23, 02:41 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

If anyone following the controversy over Strava...

If anyone following the controversy over Strava pricing, DCR just uploaded a video that is a good summary/analysis.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-23, 12:21 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

For those that don’t follow my Strava feed, here...

For those that don’t follow my Strava feed, here are pics of my two favorite sculptures from todays ride.

I can guess which one Velo Vol likes better.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-23, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

In! I am glad I upgraded the Habanero to...

In!

I am glad I upgraded the Habanero to Ultegra R8000, that may be the last really good groupset that supports cable shifting and rim brakes.

I am askeered that in 5-7 years if/when this wears...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-23, 12:09 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

Took the front tire off and went over it...

Took the front tire off and went over it super-carefully and found a sub-mm glass shard which I believe was the culprit. :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-23, 04:17 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

I was thinking more like this: ...

I was thinking more like this:

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/720x540/e7a43c8b_5857_41b6_90be_6519ad2f7843_dd49a970c1780558ebb5229cdd32b176d87a51ef.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-23, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

Same thing happened with Fusilli Jerry. A million...

Same thing happened with Fusilli Jerry. A million to one shot!
...
Forum: Touring
01-24-23, 05:11 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,537
Posted By datlas

Good news! My friend got an email from Indy. He...

Good news! My friend got an email from Indy. He is still in the hospital but obviously doing better since he can email. My hope is he pops in here soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-23, 05:09 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

Good news! My friend Michelle got an email from...

Good news! My friend Michelle got an email from Indy. He is still in the hospital but obviously doing better since he can email. My hope is he pops in here soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-23, 03:55 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

La filtracion es mierda.

La filtracion es mierda.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-23, 02:08 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

Would you rather light a candle or curse the...

Would you rather light a candle or curse the darkness? Consider lights and/or the trainer/Zwift.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-23, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

I expect that driving a stickshift with a clutch...

I expect that driving a stickshift with a clutch is a skill that will be soon be about as useful as adjusting the horizontal/vertical hold on the TV. I was really good at that too, BITD. Fine...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-23, 05:13 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

I will try. 1. Paxlovid has FDA emergency...

I will try.

1. Paxlovid has FDA emergency authorization to reduce the risk of death and hospitalization in high-risk patients with COVID.
2. If we had this drug during the first year of the...
Forum: Touring
01-22-23, 03:56 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,537
Posted By datlas

Will do. My friend who knows Indy has not heard...

Will do. My friend who knows Indy has not heard anything for the past few days. He is in Penn Presbyterian Hospital in Philadelphia, we are all pulling for him.
Forum: Touring
01-22-23, 03:48 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,537
Posted By datlas

I can confirm via a mutual friend that he is in...

I can confirm via a mutual friend that he is in the hospital, I am told with a heart valve infection and I am told it’s VERY serious.

Please think positive thoughts and/or prayers for our cycling...
01-22-23, 03:40 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,267
Posted By datlas

Jug handle?

Jug handle?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-23, 03:07 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

Yes to both

Yes to both
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-23, 12:52 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,051
Posted By datlas

Bike fit is like religion. Although there may be...

Bike fit is like religion. Although there may be some common starting points, they go off in different directions and reach different conclusions....and what feels right to one person feels awful to...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-23, 10:50 AM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

Easy but chilly recovery ride done. Temps...

Easy but chilly recovery ride done. Temps actually went down the first 1-2 hours of the ride. I appreciated my electric gloves.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-23, 06:06 AM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

I will poke our mutual friend again later today...

I will poke our mutual friend again later today but I am guessing updates may be infrequent.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-23, 06:53 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

I donít see what you did there

I donít see what you did there
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-23, 04:20 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

The half-bike was not from our group. Most...

The half-bike was not from our group. Most likely a local.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-23, 01:33 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

Donuts ride was a success. We all stayed...

Donuts ride was a success. We all stayed together and kept the effort moderate. It was cold and grey and windy, but even so, a joyous ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-23, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

Itís rare that I can convince my cycling friends...

Itís rare that I can convince my cycling friends to do a relatively long ride in the winter, but somehow I was able to get them to agree to an 80 miler for today. Itís a destination ride to a really...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-23, 05:55 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

Please remind me to stay out of General. No good...

Please remind me to stay out of General. No good comes of it.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-23, 04:44 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

Addiction club on Strava. Who gives out the...

Addiction club on Strava. Who gives out the secret password to join? Maybe WhyFi ?? I forget.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-23, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

Our plane and accommodation reservations are in...

Our plane and accommodation reservations are in for our trip to Mallorca in April which will culminate with riding the 312. Now I have to figure best way to get my bike there. I am looking at a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-23, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

The 6600 shifters (cables come out of the side of...

The 6600 shifters (cables come out of the side of hood) donít break nearly as often as the 6700 (cable routed under bar tape). It seems the under-the-bar-tape design requires tighter turning radius...
01-20-23, 01:57 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,942
Posted By datlas

I concede the point that the product description...

I concede the point that the product description does not state anything about them being temporary.

You win! :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-23, 12:36 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

I had heard the turning radius inside the shifter...

I had heard the turning radius inside the shifter is quite small/tight and that is what causes fast wear/breakage. In any case, I have come to accept this and am sensitive to the earliest signs of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-23, 06:48 AM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

Will give updates on Indy when I hear. Realize...

Will give updates on Indy when I hear. Realize the info chain goes through my friend (who knows Indy but has not seen him in several years) to another friend of Indy’s. So I don’t expect very...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-23, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

:love:

:love:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-23, 02:04 PM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

You can blow leaves all over the Saturn, it will...

You can blow leaves all over the Saturn, it will just laugh back at you.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-23, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

Can we get Lia to post in Addiction??

Can we get Lia to post in Addiction??
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-23, 08:12 AM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

That's pretty early for a frayed cable. The...

That's pretty early for a frayed cable. The symptoms of a frayed cable is that the RD will be more "sluggish" going to the 2 or 3 smallest cogs....and eventually will "refuse" to go into those cogs....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-23, 06:53 AM
Replies: 4,259
Views: 55,652
Posted By datlas

Sadly, I have become quite expert in this issue....

Sadly, I have become quite expert in this issue. I have come to the conclusion that it's not really miles that are the best measure of cable longevity in Shimano shifters, but rather number of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-23, 06:20 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,093
Posted By datlas

Ti chainstay don’t need no stinkin’ protector. ...

Ti chainstay don’t need no stinkin’ protector. Keep it naked and proud!
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