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Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6,062
Views: 73,924
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: 6,062
Views: 73,924
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: 6,062
Views: 73,924
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: 6,062
Views: 73,924
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: 6,062
Views: 73,924
Posted By WhyFi

I don't get it.

I don't get it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,113
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: 6,062
Views: 73,924
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: 78
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: 6,062
Views: 73,924
Posted By WhyFi

Do you even track your CTL, bro?

Do you even track your CTL, bro?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 384
Posted By WhyFi

They've gotta be fine. In my experience, a 1/4"...

They've gotta be fine. In my experience, a 1/4" cut is about the break point for a permeant seal with my sealant (Orange Seal). If your sealant held for a while, the cut is probably in that range. In...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6,062
Views: 73,924
Posted By WhyFi

Got in a chilly, windy ride with one of my guys...

Got in a chilly, windy ride with one of my guys and a semi-regular. With that, I'm over 700 TSS for the week for the first time this year. Yay, fatness! :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6,062
Views: 73,924
Posted By WhyFi

It was friggin' brisk this morning - it was a...

It was friggin' brisk this morning - it was a long sleeves, vest, knee warmers, gaiter and gloves kind of ride. I thought that I was done with that kind of **** for a while, but I guess that I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,113
Posted By WhyFi

At this point, third-wave coffee is like craft...

At this point, third-wave coffee is like craft brewing - you have to be in a po-dunk town to not have a decent roaster and/or coffee shop. And if you're a DIY kind of person, it doesn't matter where...
05-21-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 229
Posted By WhyFi

I, too, use the smallest CrockPot with a...

I, too, use the smallest CrockPot with a removable pot. I always wax my two alternating chains in one session, but they're not in the wax at the same time. I heat the wax up to temp, with one chain...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-22, 05:59 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,113
Posted By WhyFi

Ahem. :notamused: ...

Ahem. :notamused:

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05-21-22, 05:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 611
Posted By WhyFi

I typically only ride 5,000-7,000 miles per, but...

I typically only ride 5,000-7,000 miles per, but I usually do a fair number of 80+ mile rides. My ass feels fine, even after 120+.

For me, the worst isn't long rides at a hard pace, but when I'm...
05-20-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 611
Posted By WhyFi

No offense, but someone that's been at it for 35...

No offense, but someone that's been at it for 35 years, and still can't finish a century without a numb ass, is the last person that I'd take saddle advice from.
05-20-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 933
Posted By WhyFi

Sounds heavy. :p

Sounds heavy. :p
05-20-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 933
Posted By WhyFi

Sure thing, Matt Murdock.

Sure thing, Matt Murdock.
05-20-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 933
Posted By WhyFi

And here I thought that you were just happy to...

And here I thought that you were just happy to see us.
05-20-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 933
Posted By WhyFi

So ~23% of the respondents don't ride pre-dawn or...

So ~23% of the respondents don't ride pre-dawn or post-dusk?

Must not be serious cyclists. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,113
Posted By WhyFi

You expect lattes out of a $400 device? What kind...

You expect lattes out of a $400 device? What kind of a peasant are you? :twitchy:
05-19-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 933
Posted By WhyFi

I counted my HRM, too, so that put me at 5...

I counted my HRM, too, so that put me at 5 (others are PM, computer, headlight/camera, radar/tail light).
Edit: ****, 6! I forgot about the speed sensor.
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,113
Posted By WhyFi

Given your sig line, that's not surprising -...

Given your sig line, that's not surprising - though the basic activity is the same, people have very different ways of going about cycling. On the group ride last night, I think that I saved three or...
05-19-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,715
Posted By WhyFi

In most cases, $800 is the limit - anything under...

In most cases, $800 is the limit - anything under that is going to be duty-free.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,113
Posted By WhyFi

DC was fine with it in terms of the radar stuff -...

DC was fine with it in terms of the radar stuff - nothing really changed there. He was less enthusiastic about the camera side of things, mostly because it's very much geared towards documenting bad...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,113
Posted By WhyFi

At this price point, and given the capability of...

At this price point, and given the capability of the hardware used, action cam use absolutely should be an option.

Also, when a cam is set to loop/over-write, any saved recording block is...
05-18-22, 09:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 386
Posted By WhyFi

If I'll be riding in conditions where sunburn may...

If I'll be riding in conditions where sunburn may be a concern, I'll wear long sleeve jerseys (or short sleeves with sun sleeves) regardless of temp. The only issue with this approach is that many...
05-18-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 611
Posted By WhyFi

"discomfort in the privates" is rather vague. It...

"discomfort in the privates" is rather vague. It could be something that a different saddle would remedy. It could be something that cycling specific clothing would remedy. It could be something that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6,062
Views: 73,924
Posted By WhyFi

Let's just say that it would be wise for you to...

Let's just say that it would be wise for you to be wary of them in a mixed field.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6,062
Views: 73,924
Posted By WhyFi

It's a type of snake, not another name for a...

It's a type of snake, not another name for a snake.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,113
Posted By WhyFi

If you have a round post, there is a solid mount...

If you have a round post, there is a solid mount for the 510/515; works and looks much better than the rubber band thingie.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 6,062
Views: 73,924
Posted By WhyFi

They're just patsies for Big Quick Link.

They're just patsies for Big Quick Link.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6,062
Views: 73,924
Posted By WhyFi

I haven't gotten to that point - you must put out...

I haven't gotten to that point - you must put out a lot more wattz. :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 6,062
Views: 73,924
Posted By WhyFi

Are the SRAM quick links *actually* one-time use?...

Are the SRAM quick links *actually* one-time use? Shimano say that they're one-time, but that means the lifetime of one chain.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 849
Posted By WhyFi

Rather than the Checkpoint, why not the Domane?...

Rather than the Checkpoint, why not the Domane? It'll have the front IsoSpeed in addition to the rear IsoSpeed and I would think that the other the Checkpoint additions (larger tire clearance,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 6,062
Views: 73,924
Posted By WhyFi

Drumming in a rock band is a workout, yo.

Drumming in a rock band is a workout, yo.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,113
Posted By WhyFi

The other thing, that gets overlooked with this...

The other thing, that gets overlooked with this approach, is the adaptive flashing of the Varia units with a light - that's a key feature for me and the reason that the 315 isn't as compelling of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,756
Posted By WhyFi

Now that's comedy - calling someone else...

Now that's comedy - calling someone else "self-important" after tediously citing qualifications that you were clearly unable to demonstrate.

Anywho, I'll take my leave - what's on offer here...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,113
Posted By WhyFi

They're saying that a recording might be...

They're saying that a recording might be disqualified as evidence because of stabilization? Yeah, that sounds pretty... suspect. FWIW, all of the current Cycliq cameras feature stabilization, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,756
Posted By WhyFi

Exactly.

Exactly.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,756
Posted By WhyFi

There's a difference between attacking someone...

There's a difference between attacking someone and being critical of their actions. Your actions have been ridiculous. You found an article with a meritless accusation and you either tried to give it...
05-18-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 320
Posted By WhyFi

I guess that I'm not sure of why the question is...

I guess that I'm not sure of why the question is being asked - the brake pads are going to work within the parameters of the system and the intended use. Are you planning on doing some modding so...
05-18-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,715
Posted By WhyFi

You may be subject to duty for...

You may be subject to duty for purchases/shipments over $800 in value. I've been hit with duty a couple of times, but it was always due before the shipment would be released to me and both instances...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,756
Posted By WhyFi

Are you really under the impression that this...

Are you really under the impression that this puffery is helping your credibility? Fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,113
Posted By WhyFi

Well, yes - this is exactly the reason for my...

Well, yes - this is exactly the reason for my disappointment.



You're an exceptionally rare example of a Varia owner that don't value its functionality - I get the impression that most,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 831
Posted By WhyFi

Yup. When I have to use a bacon strip, I'll tie...

Yup. When I have to use a bacon strip, I'll tie it in a knot and shove the knot inside the carcass to keep it in place. It's not the easiest thing in the world, but it works and I've had bacon strips...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,113
Posted By WhyFi

Most of the software/firmware hiccups, like the...

Most of the software/firmware hiccups, like the fact that the video portion of the app isn't terribly... functional... doesn't worry me too much - I'm sure they'll improve it - but the lack of image...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 831
Posted By WhyFi

If Dynaplugs are anything like bacon strips,...

If Dynaplugs are anything like bacon strips, which I assume they are, they're super tacky - like a cord coated in tar.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 6,062
Views: 73,924
Posted By WhyFi

In the Midwest, we've got Pearson's Nut Rolls -...

In the Midwest, we've got Pearson's Nut Rolls - like a Payday, but better - and they're a staple of my longer rides. Salt, protein, and sugar and there's no chocolate coating to make a mess.
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