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Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-22, 04:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 217
Posted By datlas

Best advice is go for fit and comfort. You may...

Best advice is go for fit and comfort. You may want to consider the Virginia Tech ratings as well:

https://www.helmet.beam.vt.edu/bicycle-helmet-ratings.html
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-22, 03:27 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

I can ask my daughter, the USC film student, to...

I can ask my daughter, the USC film student, to give you some feedback. If you wish.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,572
Posted By datlas

You are welcome. There is a wealth of...

You are welcome.

There is a wealth of experience in this place. There is also some snark. Stick around, if you donít have a thin skin I think you will learn to like it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

Antelope should know stop/drop/roll.

Antelope should know stop/drop/roll.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

Do NOT go into the red zone until you are...

Do NOT go into the red zone until you are cresting the hill, or nearly so. IOW keep it under FTP for a long climb.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

Update: effect seems to wear out after about 7...

Update: effect seems to wear out after about 7 hours. This is consistent with a study I reviewed. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,572
Posted By datlas

Steel is real ...

Steel is real

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sq8OU-7JDFA
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

Can't stop the music. ...

Can't stop the music.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_GT_2Z4xlU
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 692
Posted By datlas

Ditto

Ditto
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 08:06 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

The jig is up.

The jig is up.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

Hot

Hot
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

Why? Because Video Killed the Radio Star?? ...

Why? Because Video Killed the Radio Star?? :innocent:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8r-tXRLazs
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

NFW. It's Friday. I will spare you the...

NFW. It's Friday.

I will spare you the cringe-worthy video. You're welcome.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 06:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 692
Posted By datlas

Agree on both counts.

Agree on both counts.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 05:53 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

Does size matter? :innocent:

Does size matter? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 05:38 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

I am trying the eyedrops for near-vision (to...

I am trying the eyedrops for near-vision (to avoid needing readers/cheaters), it's my first day but they do seem to work ok. I expect I will eventually have to bite the bullet and need either...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 05:16 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

I got a rare 3 today. I am more typically 4 or 5.

I got a rare 3 today. I am more typically 4 or 5.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 04:40 PM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

Just saw this interesting clip about Jim Croce...

Just saw this interesting clip about Jim Croce and his son. The farmhouse in the old and new footage is near me and our rides go by it sometimes. And Jim is buried in a cemetery a couple of miles...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,572
Posted By datlas

https://youtu.be/z92avHmgDRA

https://youtu.be/z92avHmgDRA
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 01:02 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,572
Posted By datlas

School me on Google searches? :innocent:

School me on Google searches? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 12:36 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,572
Posted By datlas

Shimano typically updates/changes their product...

Shimano typically updates/changes their product line every 4 years, give or take a year. So your components are probably 2 generations old. If you want to replace them with the same exact items you...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

James knows coffee.

James knows coffee.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

French Press? :innocent: p.s. WWJHB?

French Press? :innocent:

p.s. WWJHB?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 11:56 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,572
Posted By datlas

Yeah, so this is going to be complicated enough...

Yeah, so this is going to be complicated enough it may need to be addressed on a case-by-case basis. When you are dealing with used, not only do you have to consider which "generation" groupset you...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

It's cool for cats. ...

It's cool for cats.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uJ2cEc_TCH8
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

Cats took over. Jackie is a cool cat. ...

Cats took over. Jackie is a cool cat.


https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/ba97739b_1e17_4fcd_a1d6_1a332f83372b_e150c0da0a517dd61c5a09b02e5c598333dfbbf2.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 09:04 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,572
Posted By datlas

Sounds like a good parody thread. Do it! I...

Sounds like a good parody thread. Do it!

I double-dog dare you to!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

If you are using varied terrain, SS makes much...

If you are using varied terrain, SS makes much more sense. That's what I do for my SS build. I think I have a 46/17 on it which is fine for flats and I can muscle up short inclines at something...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

Yup. Reminds me of a funny viral video I saw...

Yup. Reminds me of a funny viral video I saw recently. Shows a guy walking into a doorway and banging his shoulder.

First clip: Born in 1980, bumps, keeps walking.
Second clip: Born in 1990,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 06:43 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

Possibly P&R content: my organization requires...

Possibly P&R content: my organization requires us to do annual training on various topics including HIPAA, blood-borne pathogens, sexual harassment, hazardous materials, fire prevention, etc., which...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

Correct. The "Get Back" sessions were initially...

Correct. The "Get Back" sessions were initially recorded with George Martin producing. But there was much bickering about the project, and it sat on the shelf for several months. The Beatles then...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 06:00 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

Another 4/6 for me. This seems to be my norm...

Another 4/6 for me. This seems to be my norm these days.

#mediocre
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 05:44 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 1,572
Posted By datlas

That is one difference, but there are way too...

That is one difference, but there are way too many differences between groups and generations of said groups to break it down to number of gears/speeds.

it's complicated, but in general the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 05:21 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

Possibly. I don't think I will ever know why,...

Possibly. I don't think I will ever know why, but as long as it works fine now, I am not complaining.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-22, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

TikTok is my guess.

TikTok is my guess.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

Good ride. The freehub resistance is now nearly...

Good ride. The freehub resistance is now nearly normal so must have been a break-in issue.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-22, 05:29 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

I put the Reynolds wheels on the Habanero for...

I put the Reynolds wheels on the Habanero for today’s ride. I notice there is too much resistance on the freewheel when coasting, I put a new 11s freehub body on and am not sure if I over-torqued...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

Is he on hiatus again??

Is he on hiatus again??
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 11:04 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

I don't wanna grow up. I'm a Toys R Us kid....

I don't wanna grow up. I'm a Toys R Us kid....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

:50:

:50:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

Hot. It's about 74 here. Not hot.

Hot.

It's about 74 here. Not hot.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 692
Posted By datlas

Softer/smoother, almost as if you dropped the PSI...

Softer/smoother, almost as if you dropped the PSI by 10 but still roll fast, so NOT mushy. It's rather subtle IMO but probably real. Maybe.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 09:21 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

Same

Same
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 09:19 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

Not for me. I know myself and that would drive...

Not for me. I know myself and that would drive me NUTS. Ditto the whole "monovision" option with one lens for close and one for distance. I know it works for some but would make me bonkers.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 09:00 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

I should probably post this in 50+ but starting...

I should probably post this in 50+ but starting here. My near vision had always been ok (I wear contacts for distance) even with contacts in, but in the past few weeks I have noticed that my near...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 06:13 AM
Replies: 9,904
Views: 125,126
Posted By datlas

:notamused:

:notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 05:57 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 692
Posted By datlas

I suspect you are correct. I use butyl in my...

I suspect you are correct. I use butyl in my "winter" wheels and latex in my "summer" wheels so I have never done an A/B comparison. One of these days I should.
Forum: Southeast
06-21-22, 05:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,777
Posted By datlas

Kudos. Agree cyclists riding in this area...

Kudos.

Agree cyclists riding in this area really need to plan for water. The bathroom sink at the ranger station a couple miles before the summit is probably your best bet.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 05:20 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 692
Posted By datlas

I feel the same way, but sometimes I wonder how...

I feel the same way, but sometimes I wonder how much of that extra smooth/supple feel I get is really just the placebo effect.

Some day we need to do a randomized trial with identical...
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