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Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 46,874
Posted By WhyFi

Well, that was stupid.

Well, that was stupid.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 03:51 PM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 46,874
Posted By WhyFi

Wait, am I supposed to be telling you that one or...

Wait, am I supposed to be telling you that one or more of these purchases is stupid? I always forget. I would hate to fall asleep on the job.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 46,874
Posted By WhyFi

:bday:

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 46,874
Posted By WhyFi

I heard back from Rapha on their repair service...

I heard back from Rapha on their repair service evaluation... they say that they can't repair either item. :rolleyes: They did pass along $100+ worth of vouchers to put towards new stuff, but this is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 46,874
Posted By WhyFi

I would have loved something like that when I was...

I would have loved something like that when I was doing the old school tape, like Stan's. The new shizzz, like DT Swiss is relatively painless, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 01:53 PM
Replies: 20,494
Views: 4,783,273
Posted By WhyFi

Some of their stuff looks nice, so I'm interested...

Some of their stuff looks nice, so I'm interested to hear about them. Have you bought/used garments from some of the big, reputable brands? Do you think that the NeoPro materials are of lesser...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 01:47 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,019
Posted By WhyFi

Ouch. I had been using regular Orange Seal, but...

Ouch. I had been using regular Orange Seal, but recently moved to the Endurance blend. When I checked my sealant levels before a road trip in July (on which I'd be bringing the bike), I realized that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,019
Posted By WhyFi

I've gotten lazy and don't schedule sealant...

I've gotten lazy and don't schedule sealant checks anymore. When my tires start losing more than a few psi overnight, I take that as an indication that I need to top off. :D
08-16-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 200
Posted By WhyFi

The current Gamin units will also pair with a...

The current Gamin units will also pair with a phone app.

Other than the Garmin offerings, there will be a couple of new products available soon, one from Bryton and... I forget the other. You can...
08-16-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,464
Posted By WhyFi

A Varia makes it more practical for me to adopt a...

A Varia makes it more practical for me to adopt a default lane position that's further left, which generally puts me on smoother pavement with less debris. That position also makes me more visible...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 46,874
Posted By WhyFi

I mean, not only racing, but a little movie...

I mean, not only racing, but a little movie called "E.T." as well - :love:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 46,874
Posted By WhyFi

"Tell me that you weren't a BMX kid in the 80s,...

"Tell me that you weren't a BMX kid in the 80s, without telling me that you weren't a BMX kid in the 80s"

:roflmao2:

Kuwahara was pretty big on the BMX scene back in the day.
08-16-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 422
Posted By WhyFi

He's trollin', yo.

He's trollin', yo.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 46,874
Posted By WhyFi

A woodworker that I follow on IG and YouTube...

A woodworker that I follow on IG and YouTube posted a pic of their (new?) helical jointer. Seeing the name on the jointer brought back memories of thumbing through BMX Plus magazine and lusting over...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 46,874
Posted By WhyFi

Weak sauce. I expect this of the Greater 41, not...

Weak sauce. I expect this of the Greater 41, not Addiction.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 46,874
Posted By WhyFi

Garmin has an SPD-SL power pedal. Not sure what...

Garmin has an SPD-SL power pedal. Not sure what it's selling at, though.

edit: Excel has them at $500.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 08:08 AM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 46,874
Posted By WhyFi

What pedals are you using? Be aware that the...

What pedals are you using? Be aware that the Favero use Look cleats* and that they're different from Shimano SPD-SL.

* = you can buy Duos without pedal bodies and install your Shimano pedals on...
08-16-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,572
Posted By WhyFi

soidh

soidh
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 07:30 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 23,814
Posted By WhyFi

Swapped out my rear Pirelli P-Zero Race TLR...

Swapped out my rear Pirelli P-Zero Race TLR yesterday, the total on that tire was almost exactly 3,500 miles.

I'm pretty happy with that kind of wear - it's as good as I've personally experienced...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 46,874
Posted By WhyFi

First ride since last week's spill. Bike felt...

First ride since last week's spill. Bike felt great after the TLC and it was back to being silent, which is always so satisfying after a month of looking for the causes of the cricks and the ticks.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 46,874
Posted By WhyFi

Bam giving mechanical advice is surely one of the...

Bam giving mechanical advice is surely one of the bells of the apocalypse.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 46,874
Posted By WhyFi

I know (knew) a Cannonball record holder....

I know (knew) a Cannonball record holder. Weird/interesting guy.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 46,874
Posted By WhyFi

You're obviously a patsy for The Man.

You're obviously a patsy for The Man.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 46,874
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, I'm not searching for the right bibs for me -...

Oh, I'm not searching for the right bibs for me - I already know what I want and like - the Pro Team bibs are awesome. I'm just looking for a decent deal to go with the new jersey (and to hold me...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 661
Posted By WhyFi

You can peruse YouTube videos - good for you, but...

You can peruse YouTube videos - good for you, but you still don't know much about much when it comes to cycling. There are many reasons to that people use clipless. I have no problems with people...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 46,874
Posted By WhyFi

I'm looking around for Rapha deals because.......

I'm looking around for Rapha deals because.... well, because... and I'm surprised to see that Harrod's carries some Rapha gear. Also, their photography is occasionally LOL - I mean, at least give...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 46,874
Posted By WhyFi

What's their success like? It can certainly...

What's their success like?

It can certainly be a good platform for sellers - I follow quite a few accounts that align with my hobbies - and, as far as social media is concerned, IG tends to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 661
Posted By WhyFi

Your posting history indicates that you don't...

Your posting history indicates that you don't know much about much when it comes to cycling. Maybe you should save the aspersions for later.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 12:03 PM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 46,874
Posted By WhyFi

:mad:

:mad:
08-15-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 118
Views: 2,464
Posted By WhyFi

The Varia does change its flash pattern when it...

The Varia does change its flash pattern when it detects an approaching vehicle.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 46,874
Posted By WhyFi

Pedals? Yes.

Pedals? Yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 46,874
Posted By WhyFi

Sweet - Wahoo replaced my Speedplays, which had...

Sweet - Wahoo replaced my Speedplays, which had developed a mm or two of lateral play, and just gave me a new retail pedal packaging, including cleats (I kept my cleats on my shoes, obv). The cleats...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 156
Posted By WhyFi

Yup. I found mine from a bike shop on eBay. At...

Yup. I found mine from a bike shop on eBay. At the time, it was one of those, "**** - we'd better dump this off, for whatever we can get, before no one needs it!" Now, I think that we may be in to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 156
Posted By WhyFi

Ha. Sold the Domane during the pandemic. ...

Ha. Sold the Domane during the pandemic.

Here's a 175 with 5mm offset, you'd still need to find the right ears for it, though -...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 156
Posted By WhyFi

I had a zero-offset (or minimal offset) for my...

I had a zero-offset (or minimal offset) for my 2018 Domane - not sure if they were the same seat mast cap or not. They had some available in their extra-light lineup, whatever that was called. Also...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 46,874
Posted By WhyFi

I don't think that I've ever used it - my PM does...

I don't think that I've ever used it - my PM does the auto zero.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 08:29 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 661
Posted By WhyFi

$450 for the work to be done on it? If so, no way...

$450 for the work to be done on it? If so, no way - I wouldn't sink that kind of money in to a bike that doesn't fit.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 661
Posted By WhyFi

I can't say whether or not that's normal for a...

I can't say whether or not that's normal for a beginner, but I would say that it doesn't strike me as being unusual for someone on an ill-fitting bike with questionable maintenance.

Do you have an...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 46,874
Posted By WhyFi

Hoo boy.

Hoo boy.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-22, 08:23 PM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 46,874
Posted By WhyFi

Gotta watch out for any hunters lookin' for a...

Gotta watch out for any hunters lookin' for a 10-pointer.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,067
Posted By WhyFi

His implication is that he's faster as a direct...

His implication is that he's faster as a direct result of the pressure, whereas others feel that he may be faster as an indirect result (road feedback can alter perception, which can affect...
08-14-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 840
Posted By WhyFi

A lot of people, maybe even most, do centuries...

A lot of people, maybe even most, do centuries without ever being more than 30-40 miles away from their start point; if you live on a civilization island, look at riding around the periphery.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 474
Posted By WhyFi

Rapha has a sale going on now - you might want to...

Rapha has a sale going on now - you might want to check it out.

Their pads are on the thicker side, I find them comfortable for long rides. The straps are all pretty wide. In some lines, they do...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 3,797
Views: 46,874
Posted By WhyFi

Lots of Rapha - must be a fancy group.

Lots of Rapha - must be a fancy group.
08-13-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 2,572
Posted By WhyFi

15 miles?! All at once?! :eek:

15 miles?! All at once?! :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,067
Posted By WhyFi

What did your power data look like?

What did your power data look like?
08-13-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By WhyFi

There's a reason that they were revised...

There's a reason that they were revised relatively quickly -
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,019
Posted By WhyFi

Try harder.

Try harder.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-22, 06:19 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,019
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I know how sealant can get *in* a valve...

Yeah, I know how sealant can get *in* a valve stem, but I'm talking about sealing a leak at the base of the valve stem.

Try harder.
08-12-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,403
Posted By WhyFi

How do you know if someone is vegan rides a...

How do you know if someone is vegan rides a 'bent? Don't worry - they'll tell you.
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