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Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

We call them chips too. Our UK brethren call them...

We call them chips too. Our UK brethren call them crisps and they call French fries “chips.”
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

You rang??

You rang??
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

Do you guys call them chips or crisps?? Oh,...

Do you guys call them chips or crisps??

Oh, and feeling better I hope?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

Hot. Luckily, it’s gonna cool down to the...

Hot.

Luckily, it’s gonna cool down to the upper 50’s tonight and should be in the 60’s and 70’s for tomorrow’s century. The predicted high is 80.

I am cool with that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

Is a moon pie like a scooter pie?!? edit: ...

Is a moon pie like a scooter pie?!?

edit: google says they are nearly the same. I had scooter pies as a kid, but have not had one since the mid 1970's. They are apparently not made any more. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 12:20 PM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

Too bad you don't have WaWa out there.

Too bad you don't have WaWa out there.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

You will never get KOM with that attitude, young...

You will never get KOM with that attitude, young man!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

I used to love Love LOVE Cytomax. Then they...

I used to love Love LOVE Cytomax. Then they changed their formula (about 4 years ago) and the taste is awful. It used to have a sweetness to it that became a bitterness with the change.

Have...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

No, Indy. Velo seems to be on a self-imposed...

No, Indy. Velo seems to be on a self-imposed hiatus.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

I see the banned one is now listed as being gone...

I see the banned one is now listed as being gone for a week. I hope he comes back when the sentence is served.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

I like it sweeter earlier. But if it's a...

I like it sweeter earlier.

But if it's a hot and long ride, towards the end I gravitate to the saltier snacks.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

Correct. My favorite rest stop snack at 80 miles...

Correct. My favorite rest stop snack at 80 miles into a hot century is a medium-size bag of potato chips. Good mix of salt/carbs, and readily available anywhere because USA.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

No. Global Thermonuclear War. Let's Roll!

No. Global Thermonuclear War. Let's Roll!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

We have a century on tap for tomorrow. It's...

We have a century on tap for tomorrow. It's kinda flat but one must compromise sometimes.

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/40523397
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

Key quote from the ending: "Interesting game. The...

Key quote from the ending: "Interesting game. The only way to win is not to play."

#Joshua
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

Did you like the movie "War Games" too??

Did you like the movie "War Games" too??
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

Life lesson. Bring food.

Life lesson. Bring food.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 06:50 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

Uh oh. What size is that bike, again?? ...

Uh oh.

What size is that bike, again?? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 05:17 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

Another 5/6 day. Consolation prize: TGIF. ...

Another 5/6 day.

Consolation prize: TGIF. :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

Yeah it was easy except the confirmation and...

Yeah it was easy except the confirmation and temporary password emails went to my junk mail inbox. Otherwise, easy peasy....although I will withhold final judgement until the purchase I entered...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

I offered to car-sit one of his cars while he was...

I offered to car-sit one of his cars while he was staying at his place in Mallorca recently. He declined the offer. :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 313
Posted By datlas

It's up to your comfort level, but I do believe...

It's up to your comfort level, but I do believe there is a consensus that for long descents, avoid carbon fiber rim brake wheels due to possible overheating. I expect that goes for tubed or...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 12:55 PM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

My friend with the Taycan uses a sea-sucker bike...

My friend with the Taycan uses a sea-sucker bike rack. I call it something else that is probably censored. I also joke with him that he only wishes he could trade cars and drive the Saturn. He is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

I sent link to my auto-phile cyclist friend who...

I sent link to my auto-phile cyclist friend who has a Taycan to see if I can impress him. Stand by.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

FWIW I use the seatpost mount for my Varia and do...

FWIW I use the seatpost mount for my Varia and do NOT use a saddle bag. I find it quite liberating. I have a very small drawstring bag with spare tube/minipump that fits fine in middle jersey...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

Crap. They make some fancy after-market mounts...

Crap. They make some fancy after-market mounts that might be better than the stock mount. I notice that my stock mount gradually slides down my seatpost, but so far no jettison event yet.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

That's still a new set of wheels in bike money,...

That's still a new set of wheels in bike money, nothing to sneeze at. Glad to hear you got it done.

Dentists generally make more $$$ than generalist physicians because they can charge and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

Got it. Thanks. I am aware of the max and the...

Got it. Thanks. I am aware of the max and the holding period/forfeit issues, just wondering how much of a PITA the online account process is. Sounds tolerable so I will try to do this for myself...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

Anyone ever buy I bonds?? Apparently they give a...

Anyone ever buy I bonds?? Apparently they give a ridiculously high 9.6% APR, but you have to sign up and buy them online. I am wondering how much of a nuisance it is to go through that.

I seem to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 05:55 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

5/6 today for me. Sigh.

5/6 today for me. Sigh.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

Phooey. I imagine they are proprietary so you...

Phooey. I imagine they are proprietary so you can't switch out for another set?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 05:43 PM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

Iím out! ...

Iím out!
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Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

Had a good ride, but it did get pirated. Arrgggh!!

Had a good ride, but it did get pirated. Arrgggh!!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 05:33 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

Another 4/6 for me today, which seems my usual. ...

Another 4/6 for me today, which seems my usual.

Time to ride!!
08-09-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 1,425
Posted By datlas

Steeper is better. To a point. My favorite...

Steeper is better. To a point. My favorite local climb is almost a mile and about 10%.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

Or you could post a question the 41. What's the...

Or you could post a question the 41. What's the best bomb-proof/bullet-proof bang for your buck bar tape.....

:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

Ditto

Ditto
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-22, 06:08 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 45,921
Posted By datlas

Not in this case, thankfully. The pedantic...

Not in this case, thankfully.

The pedantic penman (as some of us lovingly refer to him) is no longer cycling much and has not been an active member of the forums for a few years now.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-22, 05:46 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

In other news.... Last night's moonflower is...

In other news....

Last night's moonflower is already droopy. Apparently each bloom is only for one day (or in this case, one night....hence the name MOONflower).

Oh, and 4/6 on Wordle.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-22, 05:10 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

I know we are not supposed to discuss the details...

I know we are not supposed to discuss the details of such matters in the open forums, but WTF?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

You must really have to piss off a mod or do...

You must really have to piss off a mod or do something really inflammatory to get a ban.

Then of course there was the famous horsie pic, can’t unsee that one…
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

Mrs datlas has been tending to these since May...

Mrs datlas has been tending to these since May but until today no flowers….over 6 feet tall….
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 05:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 385
Posted By datlas

No. The freehub body is specific to the rear hub...

No. The freehub body is specific to the rear hub manufacturer. They vary quite a bit.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 02:27 PM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

You mean gnome ? He should be fine in a few...

You mean gnome ? He should be fine in a few days.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 01:33 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

Good point but he has a purple star so he is at a...

Good point but he has a purple star so he is at a higher level than us mortals. Possibly.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 10,474
Posted By datlas

Where is that universal translator Gene...

Where is that universal translator Gene Roddenberry promised us?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

Oh, recall from last week that Daughter #1's...

Oh, recall from last week that Daughter #1's Corolla was leaking water all over the floor lately? During yesterday's festivities, I excused myself and pulled the A/C condensation line which runs...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

Shocking, right?

Shocking, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 3,431
Views: 42,355
Posted By datlas

I think it's over a month since His Obtuseness...

I think it's over a month since His Obtuseness left. Is he ever coming back??
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