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Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

He could have. I will take his old bike instead.

He could have. I will take his old bike instead.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

In other music news, Hannah is doing her "Senior...

In other music news, Hannah is doing her "Senior Recital" with another horn player and a piano to accompany them. They are limiting in-person listeners to 15 because COVID19 so I can't invite you....
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

Thanks. I feel like you are the older brother I...

Thanks. I feel like you are the older brother I never had!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

Yes. I suspect it's probably within 10% of...

Yes. I suspect it's probably within 10% of reality though. I am too thrifty to buy an on-bike PM. Plus too lazy to train the right way to justify one.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

You guys are serious cyclists. My FTP is not...

You guys are serious cyclists. My FTP is not even quite 3, maybe 2.9 on a good day.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

Almost. The Campy C-Record is more beautiful....

Almost. The Campy C-Record is more beautiful. Yours is the runner up.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

Risk for badness quite low even with pregnancy if...

Risk for badness quite low even with pregnancy if vaxxed/boosted.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 8,092
Posted By datlas

It's worth revisiting this from 5 years ago. As...

It's worth revisiting this from 5 years ago. As someone who is still using rim brakes, I am sad to say it's probably true that rim-brake carbon fiber wheels are going to become an "orphan" technology...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-17-22, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

Messy Monday commute. Luckily the roads here are...

Messy Monday commute. Luckily the roads here are just wet, with lots of slush on the ground.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

I may have figured out how to not get dropped on...

I may have figured out how to not get dropped on a Zwift group ride.

My experience has been that the true pace is typically about 0.5w/Kg HIGHER than the advertised pace. That, plus the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-16-22, 06:19 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

It’s 7F out. Time for more fake miles in the...

It’s 7F out. Time for more fake miles in the dungeon.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

Not hot

Not hot
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-22, 06:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 529
Posted By datlas

Nice looking bike. You sure you want to get rid...

Nice looking bike. You sure you want to get rid of it??
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

See above. Agree.

See above. Agree.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-15-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

It’s 13F and windchill 0. I know a few of my...

It’s 13F and windchill 0. I know a few of my friends are actually going to ride outside. Not me, I am doing Le Tour de Zwift.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 06:44 PM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

Wikipedia says crime rate is high. :twitchy:

Wikipedia says crime rate is high. :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

Are you saying my fit makes my butt look fat?!?

Are you saying my fit makes my butt look fat?!?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 01:18 PM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

Yes sit-bones on the saddle. The issue is that...

Yes sit-bones on the saddle. The issue is that the distance from my sit-bones to the edge of my butt is about 5-6cm and they are about 4cm from the edge of the saddle, hence a cm or two of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

So on a recent group ride, one of my co-riders...

So on a recent group ride, one of my co-riders mentioned that he thinks I need to move my saddle back.

I don't necessarily agree, as it's set up for KOPS, more-or-less.

However, he may have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

Ordinarily I would say why would I even want to...

Ordinarily I would say why would I even want to go through a Drive-Thru if I am on a bike. But in pandemic times, if I want to get a meal or food it may be "safer" from a contagion perspective to go...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

Here is a cut/paste from google, which is not...

Here is a cut/paste from google, which is not always correct but this time it's accurate:

​​​​​​Can you go through a drive thru on a bicycle?
You can, but you are unlikely to get any food. And...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 08:28 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

Correct.

Correct.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

Apparently for major chains you cannot ride a...

Apparently for major chains you cannot ride a bike through the drive thru. Motorcycles can. I wonder what about e-bikes?!?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

Ugh, don't remind me. Maybe they make a QR chain...

Ugh, don't remind me. Maybe they make a QR chain catcher I can pop on.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

We are tentatively going back to LA in late...

We are tentatively going back to LA in late February and I do hope to borrow that bike again. This time plans include Mt Baldy.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/d4499deb_1807_46fe_b66b_d03f7ce6fb8e_fd5a6ab8efa1ca44c1e592009652dfa14b0d20fe.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

Yeah Bermuda. Lemme see if I can find a picture...

Yeah Bermuda. Lemme see if I can find a picture of the California borrowed bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

Not mine. We flew to Bermuda a few years back. ...

Not mine. We flew to Bermuda a few years back. Bike was a rental.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-14-22, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

Thread needs more bikes. ...

Thread needs more bikes.


https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/284e3818_9bce_4ffe_8bf4_12e063a603e2_ce201dccc099816c5af5d0ecd6446af197c42d70.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-22, 07:28 PM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

Many years ago, there were allegations (and they...

Many years ago, there were allegations (and they were credible) that BD would offer discounts to a few select BF members in exchange for posting favorable reviews. It was very controversial at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

So he moved on to bikesdirect.com? :innocent:

So he moved on to bikesdirect.com? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

Vagus means: ...

Vagus means:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbYa7NBYyRc
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

Frank died years ago. I think it was an...

Frank died years ago. I think it was an aggressive form of prostate cancer. Sad!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

It does matter, though. Vaxxed people can expect...

It does matter, though. Vaxxed people can expect a bad cold and very low risk of hospitalization. Unvaxxed still have a much higher rate of hospitalization. But lucky for them, a much higher rate...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

Probably won't. My limit these days is about...

Probably won't. My limit these days is about 20F. Maybe a smidge lower if sunny and calm. Saturday will be windy and cloudy.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-22, 10:06 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

So yesterday's ride had a start temp of about 24...

So yesterday's ride had a start temp of about 24 and end temp around 32. It was chilly but still a ton of fun.

For Saturday, they are predicting temps about 10-15 degrees F lower, so start temp...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

:bday:

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

Agree. We will all likely get it, but if we are...

Agree. We will all likely get it, but if we are vaxxed/boosted we should have mild illness.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-22, 06:07 PM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

Did the contractor say your house had “good...

Did the contractor say your house had “good bones?”

I think that’s something they typically say to make you feel better about all the $$$$ you have to sink into it.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

I have an elderly couple I care for. They...

I have an elderly couple I care for. They adamantly refused to get the vaccine. Of course they both caught the virus last month, they went to see a quack “covid specialist” in NJ who took cash only...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

That system is heading your way too.

That system is heading your way too.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

If people are unmasked, the focus on cleaning is...

If people are unmasked, the focus on cleaning is a waste of time tbh.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,736
Posted By datlas

kudos

kudos
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

Hypothetically possible but almost none of the...

Hypothetically possible but almost none of the cases are spread that way.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-22, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

Good ride. We only had 4 hardy souls, start temp...

Good ride. We only had 4 hardy souls, start temp was low 20’s but warmed up gradually to around freezing by the end. To avoid ice, we did ride on slightly busier roads, we only got buzzed once by a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-12-22, 06:17 AM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

It’s 20F. Time to get ready to ride.

It’s 20F. Time to get ready to ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

Yup. Them and the vets at the VA.

Yup. Them and the vets at the VA.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 802
Posted By datlas

Clearly a boutique brand. Looks nice, but if I...

Clearly a boutique brand. Looks nice, but if I were paying that much I would want custom geometry.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-11-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

I read that as the VD. :twitchy:

I read that as the VD.

:twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2,529
Views: 26,417
Posted By datlas

:twitchy:

:twitchy:
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