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Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 03:12 PM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

Ah, okay. Interesting to learn that that level of...

Ah, okay. Interesting to learn that that level of HR data is collected by Garmin/Wahoo/Whatever and that Strava maintains that integrity.

Are you a Garmin user? I wonder how the VO2Max estimates...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

My sympathies - I love onion and garlic. Are we...

My sympathies - I love onion and garlic. Are we talking indigestion or similar ailments? It seems odd that it would affect both of you.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

:beer: Does that mean that it needs to be...

:beer:

Does that mean that it needs to be fed data from an exercise session? It can't estimate VO2Max directly and solely from HRV, can it? :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

I don't get it.

I don't get it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 03:01 PM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

Spice is the variety of life.

Spice is the variety of life.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 02:35 PM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

:lol:

:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 46
Posted By WhyFi

My advice would be to try it and find out for...

My advice would be to try it and find out for yourself. Often, moving up or down one size makes almost no difference at all... until it does. That point, and whether the difference is a good thing or...
05-25-22, 01:16 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 392
Posted By WhyFi

Commenting on the cleanliness is a relative...

Commenting on the cleanliness is a relative comparison to the topic at hand, but it's not even an apples-to-apples comparison when drivetrain maintenance is looked at, in whole.



It does vary....
05-25-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 392
Posted By WhyFi

I see that you didn't answer the question, which...

I see that you didn't answer the question, which answers the question, if you know what I mean.

I ride my bike, quite a lot, for what my schedule allows. Unlike you, I *have* tried both routes,...
05-25-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 392
Posted By WhyFi

Uh huh. And you can grab your chain with a bare...

Uh huh. And you can grab your chain with a bare hand and you don't need to clean your chainrings or cassette either, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 11:32 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,914
Posted By WhyFi

What I see in the DCR footage is what I see with...

What I see in the DCR footage is what I see with my Cycliq, which is a few years old - legible results in a lot of conditions, but the deck starts getting stacked against it when ambient light is low...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,914
Posted By WhyFi

Yup. Handwaving and dismissal via, "well, don't...

Yup. Handwaving and dismissal via, "well, don't buy it - you're not the target market," is lazy and disingenuous, at best. I don't know that I could be more squarely within their target demographic -...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

The wavy forks from a decade ago, that looked...

The wavy forks from a decade ago, that looked like a dagger from a D&D player's wet dreams, were hideous. The current crop aren't nearly as offensive.
05-25-22, 10:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 392
Posted By WhyFi

Unless you ride your bike in the real world.

Unless you ride your bike in the real world.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,914
Posted By WhyFi

And in your mind, what, in practice,...

And in your mind, what, in practice, distinguishes the two?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwbO16jQCwU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TwbO16jQCwU
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

You mean the ones where you invariably have to...

You mean the ones where you invariably have to brake before the on-ramp, when you discover that a stationary 18-wheeler was blocking your view of the other 18-wheeler hurtling towards you from the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

You don't think that not having to jostle with...

You don't think that not having to jostle with big rigs would be a selling point for other motorists?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

I've been disappointed last couple of times that...

I've been disappointed last couple of times that I've gone to my fancy grocer, with a big calorie surplus at the end of the day, looking for a slice of cheesecake - they're always out in my time of...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 07:50 AM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

People that eat food, duh.

People that eat food, duh.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 07:47 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,914
Posted By WhyFi

You've been pretty adamant for not being terribly...

You've been pretty adamant for not being terribly well versed in the shortcomings of the product, then.

At this point, the 715 is a 515 with a $250 price increase for a crummy camera experience....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 06:16 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,914
Posted By WhyFi

Do you ride with a camera?

Do you ride with a camera?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

you must be new here

you must be new here
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

​​​Is datlas going to have to fight you to defend...

​​​Is datlas going to have to fight you to defend WaWa's honor?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hi5MpNE5Jak
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,914
Posted By WhyFi

I give! You guys are right - I don't know what...

I give! You guys are right - I don't know what the hell I was thinking. We shouldn't have any expectations of being able to use a video camera to capture sharp, clear footage, from any ride, and we...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,914
Posted By WhyFi

This is you, still not getting it. I'm not...

This is you, still not getting it.

I'm not arguing about what it is to you or what you want or expect out of it - you do you - but your wants, needs, and expectations are not universal and are not...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 19,513
Posted By WhyFi

I just caught wind of Michelin's new Power Cup...

I just caught wind of Michelin's new Power Cup TLRs, which are supposed to be their fastest tires (and possibly the fastest on the market). The Power Road TLRs are a great tire, so this has my...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

OooOOOOooo - Michelin has brand new tires out...

OooOOOOooo - Michelin has brand new tires out that I hadn't heard of - the Power Cup series, which are supposed to be their fastest and as fast or marginally faster than the new Conti S TR. I might...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

It's New Roof Day! :bday: :foo: Lots...

It's New Roof Day! :bday:

:foo:

Lots of hammering and noise - going to see if I can squeeze out for a morning ride, but that'd leave the wife home alone, so maybe I'll wait 'til after the...
05-24-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 1,949
Posted By WhyFi

No - he has some misaligned brakes to not fix.

No - he has some misaligned brakes to not fix.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 06:28 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,914
Posted By WhyFi

Incorrect. Why are a few people having such a...

Incorrect. Why are a few people having such a hard time understanding that the "primary function" of a multi-function tool is a matter of individual opinion and priority?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,914
Posted By WhyFi

I didn't see any such person.

I didn't see any such person.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 06:13 AM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

Incorrect

Incorrect
05-24-22, 06:13 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 1,949
Posted By WhyFi

Larry's not familiar with the concept of...

Larry's not familiar with the concept of confirmation bias? Color me shocked.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

I'm glad we agree on something. :p

I'm glad we agree on something. :p
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,914
Posted By WhyFi

You keep on acting like this is an either/or...

You keep on acting like this is an either/or proposition. It's not. It's so close to the finish line of being able to do both that it's a shame that no one at Garmin was competent enough to give it a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,914
Posted By WhyFi

Not really. That's kind of how DCR summed up the...

Not really. That's kind of how DCR summed up the camera section of the review.



It doesn't need it for you.

It wouldn't be terribly difficult to make the same hardware suitable for action...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,914
Posted By WhyFi

Well, if we're going to take the statement at...

Well, if we're going to take the statement at face value, he still wanted a rear facing camera with radar. That's not a different product - it's expanded functionality.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,914
Posted By WhyFi

I don't think that he missed it - I think that he...

I don't think that he missed it - I think that he wanted more out of the product to justify the price to himself (or he was trolling and alluding to the low-tech solution of a mirror).



And...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, stop - you're just making excuses. You can...

Oh, stop - you're just making excuses. You can keep the 6500 going for as long as you want and probably at little to no cost.

The big picture difference is $150 or so - you have jackets that were...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

IF you're going to go R7000 in the very near...

IF you're going to go R7000 in the very near future, sure, it's what - a hundred-some-odd dollars less expensive? But going to pedal route is functionally the same, whether or not you touch the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

Do some work to improve your FGP (Functional...

Do some work to improve your FGP (Functional Google Power).
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

I ain't your personal shopper - Google it.

I ain't your personal shopper - Google it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

Because it's ******g old, pre-dates crank-arm...

Because it's ******g old, pre-dates crank-arm power meters by a decade and is of a construction type that's different than what the strain gauges are configured for?



Apples-to-oranges - you...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

That's not Porsche Ass Of The Day - it's Porsche...

That's not Porsche Ass Of The Day - it's Porsche A****** Of The Day
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

I don't get it.

I don't get it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 2,914
Posted By WhyFi

Why is it funny to express purchasing objections,...

Why is it funny to express purchasing objections, 'specially when they might be easily addressed and significantly broaden the appeal of the product? Feedback like that is generally how products are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

*sigh* Intervals.icu tracks your training load....

*sigh* Intervals.icu tracks your training load. Well, as long as your FTP is in the right ballpark.
05-22-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By WhyFi

I used the same Vittoria trainer tire when I had...

I used the same Vittoria trainer tire when I had a wheel-on trainer. Compared to a regular road tire, it was much more quiet, it slipped less and it didn't create rubber dust.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6,307
Views: 77,033
Posted By WhyFi

Do you even track your CTL, bro?

Do you even track your CTL, bro?
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