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11-26-22, 08:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 172
Posted By datlas

Can we blame clipless pedals somehow? Glad...

Can we blame clipless pedals somehow?

Glad you are ok.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-22, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

Kudos

Kudos
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

That’s a big driver. Case 1: frail elderly...

That’s a big driver.

Case 1: frail elderly patient falls with hip fracture : prognosis not so good
Case 2: not frail elderly patient falls with hip fracture : prognosis generally good

Issue is...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 516
Posted By datlas

It’s a factor. But maintenance (keeping it clean...

It’s a factor. But maintenance (keeping it clean and lubed) probably matters more.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 516
Posted By datlas

I agree 100%. The issue is some of these...

I agree 100%.

The issue is some of these chain checker tools are NOT accurate and/or mis-used by cyclists. If you are confident in your measurements (I use a vernier calipers tool which is both...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 516
Posted By datlas

May be a huge challenge to tell from the listing....

May be a huge challenge to tell from the listing. See my recent thread, scroll to see pics of real vs counterfeit.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-22, 07:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 516
Posted By datlas

Watch out for counterfeit chains from Amazon and...

Watch out for counterfeit chains from Amazon and ScamBay.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-22, 04:38 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

Front wheels, like front tires, seem to last...

Front wheels, like front tires, seem to last almost forever.
11-24-22, 06:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By datlas

Bueller? Bueller???

Bueller?

Bueller???
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-22, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

Happy Thanksgiving to all who observe it. No...

Happy Thanksgiving to all who observe it.

No ride today, we are heading out for the annual Tour of New Jersey.

If anyone wants Spam for Thanksgiving Day breakfast, hurry out to General. I...
11-24-22, 05:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By datlas

Yup. Reported. Spam for Thanksgiving, yum.

Yup. Reported. Spam for Thanksgiving, yum.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-22, 06:03 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

True confession: I used a channel-lock to...

True confession: I used a channel-lock to install my R8000 BB because ******g Shimano keeps changing the size/spline pattern on their BB's which makes my old tools obsolete.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

Not braze on. Clamp on. Either buy clamp on FD,...

Not braze on. Clamp on. Either buy clamp on FD, or see if problem solvers etc. makes a clamp to mimic a braze on mount.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

We had a good ride. The group was slightly...

We had a good ride. The group was slightly bigger than usual (15) in part because it’s a semi-holiday, and in part because the other Weds ride leaders did not post a ride. It started off quite...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

:bday:

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

Worthy of consideration. That’s what we did,...

Worthy of consideration. That’s what we did, after it was clear we were 2 and done.

It does keep you off the bike for a month or so.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

Try latex sometime.

Try latex sometime.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

Regular black tubes.

Regular black tubes.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

I admit that tubeless has its place, but I am in...

I admit that tubeless has its place, but I am in no rush to drink the kool aid sealant.

Latex tubes in the summer wheels and butyl in the off-season wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

Now THAT looks like it could asplode. Is it...

Now THAT looks like it could asplode. Is it carbon fiber??
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

Yeah but can it beat the Saturn in a drag race?? ...

Yeah but can it beat the Saturn in a drag race?? :innocent:
11-22-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 600
Posted By datlas

I think it's gotten worse recently with changes...

I think it's gotten worse recently with changes from "one-size fits all" QR to variations in TA standards for road bikes at least, this adds another layer of complexity to the equation.

BB...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

It depends on the person, some people react to...

It depends on the person, some people react to cold air and others don't. It's not unusual to have extra congestion for 1-2 weeks after a respiratory illness as part of your body's "cleanup"...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

More good news! Wordle 3/6.

More good news!

Wordle 3/6.
11-22-22, 04:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 434
Posted By datlas

Back again. Reported.

Back again. Reported.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 04:28 AM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

Spammers back in General. More whack-a-mole for...

Spammers back in General. More whack-a-mole for the mods.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

Mrs datlas continues to struggle and wring her...

Mrs datlas continues to struggle and wring her hands and gnash her teeth over today’s wordle.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,194
Posted By datlas

I am thinking that the pandemic bike boom is over...

I am thinking that the pandemic bike boom is over and supply chain issues better, so prices for used bikes probably peaked last year and are on their way down. So it makes sense they would make this...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

:bday:

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

More fun than a sky-cycle?? PS 4/6 for me. ...

More fun than a sky-cycle??

PS 4/6 for me. Splendid.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLhxF-Un39k

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLhxF-Un39k
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

Tough call. Since I got burned, I would try very...

Tough call. Since I got burned, I would try very hard to buy from a reputable source.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

Agree. But I don’t want/need it that badly atm. ...

Agree. But I don’t want/need it that badly atm. So maybe it deserves a better owner.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

I actually messaged the seller with a request. ...

I actually messaged the seller with a request. He said no and did not make a counter offer.

I don’t really want it that badly, although it looks great for my size, the Habanero is fine for me and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

So we had a guest rider on a ride this summer. ...

So we had a guest rider on a ride this summer. Young guy, apparently the BF of one of our semi-regular’s daughter. He was clearly a very strong cyclist, yet he observed the vibe of our ride and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

There is a custom Calfee on ScamBay that I have...

There is a custom Calfee on ScamBay that I have been “watching” for over a year. Its geometry looks very close to mine (which is probably why no one bought it yet). I don’t really need this but if...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

That was brisk! The winds were 20MPH and it was...

That was brisk! The winds were 20MPH and it was chilly, but still beats the trainer. On an ordinary Sunday we would have 6-12 riders. Today it was just me and one other.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-22, 06:11 AM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

Heading out for my usual Sunday group ride. I am...

Heading out for my usual Sunday group ride. I am askeered it may end up being a solo ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-22, 07:52 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

Tomorrow’s start temps similar to today but with...

Tomorrow’s start temps similar to today but with 15-20MPH winds and “real feel” 18F.

Most of my friends are bailing. :foo:
11-19-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 404
Posted By datlas

This

This
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

kudos

kudos
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-22, 03:32 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 1,531
Posted By datlas

Food goes in jersey pocket. Use a drink mix if...

Food goes in jersey pocket. Use a drink mix if you want more calories.

Your caloric “needs” seem excessive but you gotta give your body what it needs.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-22, 06:08 AM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

It’s 25F. Time to bundle up and ride!

It’s 25F. Time to bundle up and ride!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

Why? I would just use a stitcher. ...

Why? I would just use a stitcher.
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Forum: Road Cycling
11-18-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

You guys are way too fat for this sport.

You guys are way too fat for this sport.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

Not in the Bizarro World.

Not in the Bizarro World.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

Agree. There was a time when that word was...

Agree. There was a time when that word was censored. But we **** sapiens can learn and adapt, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

Can you say the artist name? Cracker. edit: ...

Can you say the artist name? Cracker.

edit: why yes, you can. :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-17-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 2,603
Views: 33,665
Posted By datlas

fixed for accuracy

fixed for accuracy
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