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Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 04:41 PM
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Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

May not really matter, although a prudent...

May not really matter, although a prudent pessimist like me may always be concerned about new strains that might be more like the original ones and cause ARDS (Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome).
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

I agree it's tough to know how much of the...

I agree it's tough to know how much of the decrease in virulence/morbidity/mortality is due to the newer strains being less pathogenic, and how much is due to improved immunity from vaccines and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

Why does ******g show up as ******g and not...

Why does ******g show up as ******g and not ****ing?!?

The filter truly works in mysterious ways.
11-29-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Posted By datlas

You are not alone. You matter.

You are not alone.

You matter.
11-29-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 223
Posted By datlas

You are not alone.

You are not alone.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 972
Posted By datlas

I can still hear you saying you would never break...

I can still hear you saying you would never break the chain....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVLNB3d-2cA



Possibly the best Fleetwood Mac cover song ever, either that or Landslide by...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

BTW if you want to play "detective" most people...

BTW if you want to play "detective" most people start to feel sick 2-4 days after exposure.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

I expect so. Hope you both are feeling better...

I expect so. Hope you both are feeling better asap.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

The Saturn is fixed and now inspected through...

The Saturn is fixed and now inspected through 12/2023. :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

Looks like tomorrow's ride is going to be a...

Looks like tomorrow's ride is going to be a washout. Time to visit Watopia.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

When Heidi came home last May, the T line was...

When Heidi came home last May, the T line was dark even before the liquid hit the C line. It's typically stronger earlier in the course when you are shedding more virus and more contagious.

Oh...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

Yup. So you know the drill. Isolate for 5 days....

Yup. So you know the drill. Isolate for 5 days. Then mask 100% next 5 days. Take fluids and, if needed, tylenol and OTC cough medicine. I do NOT suggest Paxlovid as it's a dirty drug with lots...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

The current variants do not cause lower...

The current variants do not cause lower respiratory disease or ARDS, so it's realistic to say that covid is now a cold. But it's still super-contagious.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

I say 50-50 it's covid. Just do the test for...

I say 50-50 it's covid. Just do the test for peace of mind.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

And if the van is'a rockin', don't...

And if the van is'a rockin', don't come-a-knockin'!!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

The site was offline for a bit. I am hopeful the...

The site was offline for a bit. I am hopeful the issue was fixed.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

WTF is an illegal offset type??

WTF is an illegal offset type??
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

Gremlins?!?

Gremlins?!?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

Shard magnets? What brand are they?? I run...

Shard magnets? What brand are they??

I run GP4000s/5000s with pretty good luck. Up until now.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 09:31 AM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

Interesting. If I got flats like that frequently,...

Interesting. If I got flats like that frequently, I would likely jump on the TL bandwagon. But since I only get two/year (knock on wood) plus I am a retro-grouch, not ready to drink the kool aid...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

You can start by asking them to only crack your...

You can start by asking them to only crack your middle (thoracic) and lower (lumbar) back. Should be very safe.

There are RARE reports of neck manipulation causing injury to the carotid artery...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

That's sucky. Have you noticed more than "usual"...

That's sucky. Have you noticed more than "usual" road debris?? Riding in shoulders more?? I average about 1 flat every 3-4K miles, so typically 2-3 a year.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

I have no major problem with patients getting...

I have no major problem with patients getting chiropractic treatment for their back and body symptoms. It's not really scientific, but if it works who am I to complain? Ditto for things like...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

This might be P&R and/or 50+, but here goes. ...

This might be P&R and/or 50+, but here goes.

For some reason the feed for "Dr Berg" popped up in my youtube feed. There was a video about how you should stop taking statins and take niacin...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

What about National French Shower Day? :innocent:

What about National French Shower Day? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

Yeah, at this point I am just trying to be more...

Yeah, at this point I am just trying to be more cognizant of wind resistance and adjust body position to what feels best. Comfort is also a factor, obv.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

I wouldnít mind improving my on-bike performance...

I wouldnít mind improving my on-bike performance without having to endure stupid intervals. I am kinda lazy that way.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-22, 01:39 PM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

Maybe an aficionado of SlowTwitch like Bah Humbug...

Maybe an aficionado of SlowTwitch like Bah Humbug knows more about this....just thinking out loud....

I think it's obvious to all of us that a more open/larger hip angle (ie slightly more upright...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-22, 01:23 PM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

You can try. I have done this with thread and...

You can try. I have done this with thread and about 50/50 success rate. Many people use a high powered magnet to help fish the cable through (Park Tool even makes one). Some frames have an actual...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

Cheer up. I think you are still the favorite for...

Cheer up. I think you are still the favorite for the full-year podium. :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

You might recall one of my cycling friends was a...

You might recall one of my cycling friends was a pilot until he retired a few years ago (he usually flew with his wife who was also a pilot). One of the other cyclists in our group travels for work,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-22, 10:35 AM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

We got in an early recovery/Z2 ride this morning...

We got in an early recovery/Z2 ride this morning to beat the rain.

I might actually stay on the podium but Bam has first place locked up.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-22, 05:12 AM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

Your call, but gillet and arm/leg warmers allow...

Your call, but gillet and arm/leg warmers allow you flexibility to shed some cover if you are concerned.
11-26-22, 08:18 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,185
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: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

Kudos

Kudos
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

Thatís a big driver. Case 1: frail elderly...

Thatís 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: 50
Views: 972
Posted By datlas

Itís a factor. But maintenance (keeping it clean...

Itís a factor. But maintenance (keeping it clean and lubed) probably matters more.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 972
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: 50
Views: 972
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: 50
Views: 972
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: 2,826
Views: 36,822
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: 460
Posted By datlas

Bueller? Bueller???

Bueller?

Bueller???
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-22, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
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: 460
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: 2,826
Views: 36,822
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: 2,826
Views: 36,822
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: 2,826
Views: 36,822
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: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

:bday:

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

Worthy of consideration. Thatís what we did,...

Worthy of consideration. Thatís 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: 2,826
Views: 36,822
Posted By datlas

Try latex sometime.

Try latex sometime.
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