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Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

"It hurts when I do this." "Well, don't do...

"It hurts when I do this."
"Well, don't do that."

That's kind of ****** advice. Is he recommending that you stay away for a certain amount of time or is this a lifelong ban? Did they recommend...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,966
Posted By WhyFi

In fairness, it does look like he's got some big...

In fairness, it does look like he's got some big honking platforms on there - maybe they do strike rather easily :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

I made some Indian last night, too. We tried some...

I made some Indian last night, too. We tried some of the cook-at-home roti chapati from Costco, which looks to be from the same makers as the cook-at-home tortillas that sbxx1985 told us about (I had...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

Not all of us cyclists have that V8-like torque...

Not all of us cyclists have that V8-like torque band of Velo Vol.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

Born and raised? On the playground is where you...

Born and raised? On the playground is where you spent most of your days?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 08:55 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 444
Posted By WhyFi

I haven't seen any deviation in that max spec....

I haven't seen any deviation in that max spec. We're fully in the weeds and purely speculating, but I don't know that ENVE is terribly concerned about ETRTO; they've had hookless wheels on the market...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,966
Posted By WhyFi

There's an old saying about having two ears and...

There's an old saying about having two ears and one mouth, and that one should listen twice as much as one talks. The problem here, it seems, is that he's got a ratio of ten typin' fingers to two...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 444
Posted By WhyFi

As noted, the ~73psi limit is an ETRTO guideline;...

As noted, the ~73psi limit is an ETRTO guideline; Zipp and Hunt aren't the odd ones out, these are standards that many wheel and tire manufacturers are building to. Just something to be aware of if...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 06:37 AM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

:twitchy: The things we do for the pets we...

:twitchy:

The things we do for the pets we love.
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Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,966
Posted By WhyFi

Precisely.

Precisely.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 06:26 PM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

Living the wild and crazy life.

Living the wild and crazy life.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

It's not the calories so much as the heaviness.

It's not the calories so much as the heaviness.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

Like I said, "most." Roasting is probably the...

Like I said, "most." Roasting is probably the least fatty, but how frequently do you want to do that?

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 04:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 444
Posted By WhyFi

Are you really heavy? What calculator are you...

Are you really heavy? What calculator are you using? The ETRTO hookless standard has a max of ~73psi.

As far as hitting a wall at ~40psi, I got nuthin'.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 04:55 PM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

I mean, I like potatoes.... but the preparation...

I mean, I like potatoes.... but the preparation of most good potatoes dishes involves loading them up with fats, and I just have no desire to do that very often. Last week, I made potatoes with...
11-30-21, 04:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 412
Posted By WhyFi

Oof - I hate to break it to ya, but those are 4...

Oof - I hate to break it to ya, but those are 4 lousy beers if you're only talkin' ~600 calories. :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 04:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By WhyFi

They have tubeless Tagente unless they were...

They have tubeless Tagente unless they were recently discontinued. If they were recently discontinued, it was probably to introduce new ones under hookless ETRTO guidelines.

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 367
Posted By WhyFi

I have the Zipp 303S. I love them.... but you...

I have the Zipp 303S. I love them.... but you shouldn't get them. They're for people that are committed to tubeless.

If you want to use tubes, go get some of the newish Bontragers if you want...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

Get back to me after several years of cooking for...

Get back to me after several years of cooking for your LSS and children.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 01:44 PM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

I never recall having a problem, either, but......

I never recall having a problem, either, but... poof.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

Yup. I need it for butter chicken tonight. I...

Yup. I need it for butter chicken tonight. I prefer not to buy bags of onions or potatoes because most of them seem to go to waste.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

In an exceptionally rare occurrence, I went to...

In an exceptionally rare occurrence, I went to Walmart today, too. :eek:

For the last year or so, it's bugged me that I haven't been able to find the 3lb box of Morton's Kosher salt at any of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 11:48 AM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,966
Posted By WhyFi

You say that as if he wasn't given that...

You say that as if he wasn't given that opportunity... repeatedly.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 08:29 AM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

Once, I had a trainee with an experienced cashier...

Once, I had a trainee with an experienced cashier supervising. The trainee grabbed my head of lettuce and looked confused while looking back and forth between the head and their veg reference sheet....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

Not gonna lie, this is totally based on...

Not gonna lie, this is totally based on stereotype, but if I have a decent variety of veggies (which often don't have a label, let alone one that's scannable), the presence of an adult Asian female...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

Much like driving, people often overestimate...

Much like driving, people often overestimate their proficiency when it comes to the self-checkout. Nothing like waiting on someone with several vegetables to fumble through the key-in codes.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

Say that after you've used 'em. I scoffed at the...

Say that after you've used 'em. I scoffed at the idea a few years ago but, after all of one ride with cargo bibs, I would prefer to have them rather than not. They keep stuff readily available while...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 03:48 PM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

No - you wouldn't have to buy a bike/custom...

No - you wouldn't have to buy a bike/custom kit/wheels/OSPW/whatev, but you would have the option to buy one. And if you think that it wouldn't be lucrative, you don't know players and their love of...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 02:42 PM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

It would be worth it monetarily to Zwift, I'm...

It would be worth it monetarily to Zwift, I'm sure, which is why I'm surprised that it hasn't happened in some capacity. Part of it might be the fact that they're trading on the names and products of...
11-29-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,933
Posted By WhyFi

Damn - that's right. I, too, have a RTL510, which...

Damn - that's right. I, too, have a RTL510, which is ANT+; the 515 added BT. Oh well, so much for that.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

It's a divisive topic with gamers (sometimes...

It's a divisive topic with gamers (sometimes referred to as "pay to win"), but many online games will allow you to buy, with real money, a better xyz to increase your damage, speed, accuracy, etc....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 11:54 AM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

My parallel parking skills are still fairly sharp...

My parallel parking skills are still fairly sharp after being honed in NYC. In places like MN, where PP often isn't necessary, I find that a lot of prime street parking is passed up because people...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

Nah, you're looking at it the wrong way - imagine...

Nah, you're looking at it the wrong way - imagine how quickly you would have passed him if he didn't have it! I mean, we're talking picoseconds, here!
11-29-21, 09:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,933
Posted By WhyFi

Let me know if it works! Getting a new trainer...

Let me know if it works! Getting a new trainer has really made me a wuss, so I haven't ridden outside in weeks. :o
11-29-21, 08:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By WhyFi

The Varia has an automatic peloton mode, but to...

The Varia has an automatic peloton mode, but to my knowledge, it doesn't do what the OP wants - Peloton Mode just keeps the device from being triggered by/alerted to people pacing you, it doesn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

Thank you for your service.

Thank you for your service.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,966
Posted By WhyFi

The good ol'...

The good ol' throw-a-bunch-o-****-against-the-wall-and-see-what-sticks approach to fitting *and* gearing? Awesome.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-21, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

Do I need a patch for that? :innocent: ;)

Do I need a patch for that? :innocent:

;)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

They know that I want the metallic white Evade...

They know that I want the metallic white Evade with maroon trim, so they've obviously not going to put that on sale.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

This reminds me that I need to sew my previous...

This reminds me that I need to sew my previous Festive 500 patch on to my jacket before the VA trip.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-21, 09:50 AM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

If you're a M, Navy and Red are available at $105...

If you're a M, Navy and Red are available at $105 - https://www.rapha.cc/us/en_US/shop/mens-core-winter-jacket/product/CWK01XXNVY
11-27-21, 08:29 PM
Replies: 461
Views: 16,491
Posted By WhyFi

I thought that most good bikes could climb most...

I thought that most good bikes could climb most hills just fine with a 39/27? Have you decided that your bike is no longer a good bike? Or is it still a good bike but not one of the majority of good...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

I was kvetching to my wife about this (whilst...

I was kvetching to my wife about this (whilst imagining it coming from the mouth of my anti-vaxxer SIL) just yesterday.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-21, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

The new trainer has really affected my HTFU.

The new trainer has really affected my HTFU.
11-27-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,583
Posted By WhyFi

I haven't watched it yet, but this just got...

I haven't watched it yet, but this just got posted to my YouTube feed -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P7GKK3liv8M
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-21, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

My across-the-hall neighbor in Brooklyn also...

My across-the-hall neighbor in Brooklyn also liked to do a fair amount of cooking. He was of the belief that a kitchen should be as clean, or cleaner, after finishing cooking a meal. I'm pretty much...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,060
Posted By WhyFi

Out of the two, Domane - hands down. What...

Out of the two, Domane - hands down.

What do you mean by "packed gravel," though? If you, in MI, have similar gravel to the limestone that we have in MN, even the Domane might be overkill. For...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

You're just askin' for it, ain't ya?

You're just askin' for it, ain't ya?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-21, 09:13 AM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

Drives me nuts. Between NYC livin' and a...

Drives me nuts.

Between NYC livin' and a small house in MN, I'm accustomed to working in a small kitchen. For someone working alone, I think that a compact layout is beneficial, but you've gotta...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-21, 01:02 PM
Replies: 8,308
Views: 105,997
Posted By WhyFi

I've got a 6lb pedal set that'll bring that puppy...

I've got a 6lb pedal set that'll bring that puppy right up to 18lbs.
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