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09-24-21, 11:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 678
Posted By Eric F

Clearly it's a top priority for this machine.

Clearly it's a top priority for this machine.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

I don't have dogs, but I do have these two lumpy...

I don't have dogs, but I do have these two lumpy rugs...
https://i.imgur.com/kvq9R91.jpg
09-24-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 678
Posted By Eric F

The front reflector facing the ground is a nice...

The front reflector facing the ground is a nice touch.
09-24-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,920
Posted By Eric F

When you get to 10 posts, post some pics of your...

When you get to 10 posts, post some pics of your stem. It's hard to diagnose some issues without actually seeing what it looks like.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 10:12 AM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

Glad he's doing well. Of the people I know...

Glad he's doing well.

Of the people I know who are vax'd and have tested positive, their symptoms have all been pretty mild.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

That's what you call a "keeper", right...

That's what you call a "keeper", right there.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

I love that. It all when out the window for me...

I love that. It all when out the window for me when I bought my latest bike, which is Campy-equipped. The shifting action is different enough from Shimano that I often end up pushing the wrong...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

Agree 100% on the comfort of the 7800 levers...

Agree 100% on the comfort of the 7800 levers compared with earlier versions. 7900s were the same (or very similar) shape and comfort, but the 7800s shifting is better.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,361
Posted By Eric F

Not yet. I make no promises about the future. I...

Not yet. I make no promises about the future. I might suddenly turn into a @$$hole.
09-23-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 818
Posted By Eric F

ANF reopened as of midnight last night, with the...

ANF reopened as of midnight last night, with the exception of some areas affected by the 2020 Bobcat Fire.

I predict a ride up Brown Mtn Road on Saturday morning for myself. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,361
Posted By Eric F

I have. On a long moderate-grade climb, I...

I have.

On a long moderate-grade climb, I had a guy come up behind me and sit on my wheel for a while without a word. I just maintained my pace until he decided he wanted to go a little faster,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

Can you get that in a ride-on version?

Can you get that in a ride-on version?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,361
Posted By Eric F

For my own safety, I use freshly-ground black...

For my own safety, I use freshly-ground black pepper for MTB rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 03:44 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,361
Posted By Eric F

Yes. I pair well with hoppy ales and/or good...

Yes. I pair well with hoppy ales and/or good bourbon.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

Yep. I had my project to a point where it looked...

Yep. I had my project to a point where it looked like it was close to done, until I realized that the list of stuff I still needed was about as long as the stuff I already had....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 02:11 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 5,361
Posted By Eric F

I rub my chest with salt and cayenne pepper...

I rub my chest with salt and cayenne pepper before every ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

That was my experience, too. For my retro build...

That was my experience, too. For my retro build project, the only thing I didn't buy was the headset. Stem, bars, and crankset I bought twice. I should probably sell the first stuff, but I'm lazy....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 01:57 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

That's certainly true here.

That's certainly true here.
09-22-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 1,384
Views: 117,287
Posted By Eric F

24 miles of flat-ish tempo, including 1-1/2 laps...

24 miles of flat-ish tempo, including 1-1/2 laps with the go-fast group at the Rose Bowl before needed to head home. I could definitely feel my recent lack of time on the bike. Power is down, and...
09-22-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,974
Posted By Eric F

This is illustrated in the video in Post #4 of...

This is illustrated in the video in Post #4 of this thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 05:04 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

Welcome to the club. Don't forget to order the...

Welcome to the club. Don't forget to order the t-shirt.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 04:54 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

It really deserves to get more love than it is...

It really deserves to get more love than it is currently getting.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 04:13 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

Not always. I live in a suburb of Los Angeles....

Not always. I live in a suburb of Los Angeles. Technically, we are in an unincorporated community of Los Angeles County, not a City. As such, residents are allowed to keep animals that are prohibited...
09-21-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 1,335
Posted By Eric F

I like bananas. My wife thinks they're...

I like bananas. My wife thinks they're disgusting (texture thing). However, she makes excellent banana bread that my daughter and I both enjoy very much.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,675
Views: 243,709
Posted By Eric F

Short seatpost and short stem indicate that the...

Short seatpost and short stem indicate that the frame might be a bit too big for the rider. This definitely adds a chill to any warmth that might be present. Fenders bottle, and, and seat bag...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

Doesn't matter. The motor sucks on both.

Doesn't matter. The motor sucks on both.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 01:23 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

Until the Storck showed up last December, the...

Until the Storck showed up last December, the Time was my only road bike, and was getting used for everything. Since adding the Storck to my stable last Dec, the Time has become my trainer bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

The LBS that I bought mine from still sells the...

The LBS that I bought mine from still sells the brand. Everyone I've known who rides one really likes it. Personally, I think my old Time handles better in corners than my Storck.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

Thanks. I've made some minor improvements to the...

Thanks. I've made some minor improvements to the area since that pic, but the Zwift rig is the same.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 12:08 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

The Apple TV starts up pretty quickly. I've been...

The Apple TV starts up pretty quickly. I've been pretty happy with it. The only time I have issues is when I'm not getting a strong enough WiFi signal in the garage. My setup......
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

It only matters if you give a damn about high...

It only matters if you give a damn about high resolution quality during your workout. I don't. The Apple TV device (mine isn't even the "4K" model) serves my needs just fine at 1080p. Best of all,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

Alternately, an Apple TV, a decent-size computer...

Alternately, an Apple TV, a decent-size computer monitor, and a crap load of box fans will also get the job done.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 11:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 852
Posted By Eric F

Get divorced. She takes half. You get to buy more...

Get divorced. She takes half. You get to buy more bikes to refill the stable. I fail to see the problem.

Follow me for more relationship advice.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

I feel less new now that I get it. In kind of an...

I feel less new now that I get it. In kind of an icky way.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

Nope. That said, Texas is even closer to the...

Nope. That said, Texas is even closer to the pointy end of the D1 rankings than the Vols are. I'm a big fan of the Texas coach, however.

Top of the list for my kid is a small D3 in OR.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

If it's any consolation, the school at the top of...

If it's any consolation, the school at the top of her list shares the same colors as the Vols.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

Please help me get it. What the hell are you...

Please help me get it. What the hell are you talking about?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 852
Posted By Eric F

Clearly, the answer is that you need a new bike.

Clearly, the answer is that you need a new bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

As I commented recently in this thread, I haven't...

As I commented recently in this thread, I haven't been able to throw as hard as her since she was 13. Partly because I was never a throwing-sport athlete and my mechanics are mediocre, partly...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

Actually, she didn't. It was a bit off the end...

Actually, she didn't. It was a bit off the end of the bat, and only went about 215'. Her full squared-up power is around 260'. That said, I love that her swing produces miss-hits that go yard. :)...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 04:36 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

A few of reasons why I won't. Although she has...

A few of reasons why I won't. Although she has had serious interest from a few D1 college coaches, she doesn't want to live the regimented, high-demand lifestyle of a D1 athlete. Some young...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 02:04 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

I guess that's one big difference between the two...

I guess that's one big difference between the two versions of the game. In fastpitch, for the girls blessed with speed, bunting can be a serious offensive weapon. My daughter, however, is not one of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 12:40 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

Is bunting a thing at all in slow-pitch? For...

Is bunting a thing at all in slow-pitch? For fastpitch, it's an important part of the game.
Forum: Foo
09-20-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,694
Views: 134,234
Posted By Eric F

My daughters and I saw Green Day in concert...

My daughters and I saw Green Day in concert earlier this month at Dodger Stadium. They always put on a great show.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

If it's below 40F, I'm staying on the couch.

If it's below 40F, I'm staying on the couch.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

Does BillyD's team play fastpitch or slow-pitch?...

Does BillyD's team play fastpitch or slow-pitch? If it's slow-pitch, both teams will probably struggle with hitting the other team's style of pitching. I suspect the girls will adapt quicker,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

I only managed to get on my bike once this...

I only managed to get on my bike once this weekend for a quick SS MTB ride. However, I did get to watch my daughter play her first softball tournament of the fall season with her 18U team. She was...
09-20-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,974
Posted By Eric F

Was the pilots' reason specifically the use of CF...

Was the pilots' reason specifically the use of CF composite materials in those planes, and not at all related to design issues, control difficulties, or the failure of other components? How is this...
09-17-21, 08:54 PM
Replies: 1,384
Views: 117,287
Posted By Eric F

National Forest closure extended to 9/22.

National Forest closure extended to 9/22.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 10,269
Views: 139,276
Posted By Eric F

I am not a fan of this. Meanwhile, go Braves! ...

I am not a fan of this. Meanwhile, go Braves!

- Dodgers fan
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