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Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

I am thinking that's what they say about you.

I am thinking that's what they say about you.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 11:39 AM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

Talk to your polar bear cousins for a second...

Talk to your polar bear cousins for a second opinion.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

So a lateral move? :innocent: :D

So a lateral move? :innocent: :D
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 11:33 AM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

Did you make it to the NEWMANIUM party?? ...

Did you make it to the NEWMANIUM party??

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fofcLXshq_8
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

Noice. The coldest I have ridden here is...

Noice.

The coldest I have ridden here is approx 8F. It was sunny and not too bad, but I had to cover EVERYTHING and even needed ski goggles with my balaclava. I have no desire to break that record...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

I am really lucky with my toes. If above 35F...

I am really lucky with my toes. If above 35F just regular shoes. If 30-35 I use neoprene "toasties" that cover the front of the shoe. Less than 30F I use neoprene/insulated booties which work...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

No arm warmers for me unless it's really cold....

No arm warmers for me unless it's really cold. Here is my guide:

63+ Jersey/shorts
55-62 add gilet
50-55 gilet plus legwarmers
40-49 armwarmers or long-sleeve jersey, leg warmers, and gilet...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 09:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By datlas

Thanks all for the comments. This confirms my...

Thanks all for the comments. This confirms my suspicion that this is not at all uncommon. The quality of the rims in question is low-to-medium so for now I accept what has happened and will look...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 07:32 AM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

He was up in Vermont last week so maybe heading...

He was up in Vermont last week so maybe heading south is my guess.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

Jinkies! Gonna treat yourself to a Scooby Snack...

Jinkies! Gonna treat yourself to a Scooby Snack too?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

:bday: for real!

:bday: for real!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

Jackie and I are having a quiet rest on the deck....

Jackie and I are having a quiet rest on the deck.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 309
Posted By datlas

Rear Wheel Failures

In the past few years I have had a couple rear wheel failures. I am wondering how common these are, and also since these are aluminum rims, what options exist to hack/bodge a repair with some type...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

I am considering the possiblity of...

I am considering the possiblity of semi-retirement in the next year or two. Just for kicks I wanted to check how much a reasonable family health insurance policy would cost.

We are looking at...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

I still think we should have a weekly KOM for the...

I still think we should have a weekly KOM for the highest elevation on the leaderboard.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 11:12 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 206
Posted By datlas

You sure you looked AND felt inside the tire...

You sure you looked AND felt inside the tire carefully? From the INSIDE??
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

Itís good here. How about a band related pic to...

Itís good here. How about a band related pic to cheer you up? This is from West Chester University music program brochure.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 321
Posted By datlas

If you have the spare cash and storage space, it...

If you have the spare cash and storage space, it makes sense to have at least ONE “backup” saddle in the closet to cover next bike or crash damage. Luckily most saddles have a very long lifespan so...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

What a gorgeous day for a ride! Definitely a top...

What a gorgeous day for a ride! Definitely a top ten weather day of the year for cycling. :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 04:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 323
Posted By datlas

No good answer. The covid situation has pushed...

No good answer. The covid situation has pushed bike values way up, but the specter of counterfeit frame will push the possible value of this bike way down.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 04:09 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 518
Posted By datlas

It’s called toe overlap and it’s quite common. It...

It’s called toe overlap and it’s quite common. It is likely only an issue at very low speed turns, when you are not pedaling anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-21, 04:06 AM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

Goes well with white bike. This is my friendís....

Goes well with white bike. This is my friendís. Pic taken before yesterdayís ride.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

Fun hilly ride done. Nap time.

Fun hilly ride done. Nap time.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-21, 04:45 AM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

Time to get ready to ride. :bday:

Time to get ready to ride. :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-21, 03:03 AM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

You can always identify a dogwood by its bark. ...

You can always identify a dogwood by its bark.

#dadjoke
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 06:59 PM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

Quality

Quality
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 01:40 PM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

I tell my friends the same thing when they say my...

I tell my friends the same thing when they say my bike is dirty.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 01:15 PM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

He said cock-sure. Are you sure? ...

He said cock-sure.
Are you sure?

Hehehehehehehehe.

#BeavisAndButthead
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

fixed

fixed
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

It would have been much more realistic except for...

It would have been much more realistic except for COVID19 issues.

Maybe in a few years.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 10:18 AM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

Agree. I dread getting sued. It has not...

Agree. I dread getting sued. It has not happened yet, but if/when it happens I know I won't take it well.

Maybe I should quit while I am ahead?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KXUVDUN2NM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7KXUVDUN2NM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 09:33 AM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

I have mixed feelings about this. We have to be...

I have mixed feelings about this. We have to be much more cautious about our wording if we know patients are reading their notes. It's especially a problem in patients with Axis II diagnoses.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

Are they giving you a cake?

Are they giving you a cake?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 09:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 565
Posted By datlas

Agree with above would be helpful to know what...

Agree with above would be helpful to know what tires you are running.

Based on the data you do provide, I would aim for something like 65F and 70R, much lower and it may get a bit squishy.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

Not me. I have scrawny T Rex arms.

Not me. I have scrawny T Rex arms.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

twss

twss
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

Route 1? No thanks.

Route 1? No thanks.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

One of my clubmates has done a ride (not the...

One of my clubmates has done a ride (not the RAAM) across the country several times. Too much of a good thing is not good IMO but he loves it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 05:52 PM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

I am afraid that is accurate. Sigh.

I am afraid that is accurate. Sigh.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

I read somewhere that the cotton bags people use...

I read somewhere that the cotton bags people use hoping it’s good for the planet might not be so good allegedly because of how much water is used to make them. Tough to know what’s “best.”
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

With an Ivermectin chaser.

With an Ivermectin chaser.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

Yes. Too much uncertainty to make firm plans.

Yes. Too much uncertainty to make firm plans.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

We still want to retire to AndalucŪa but life has...

We still want to retire to AndalucŪa but life has become quite complicated so not likely. More realistic is spend a few months there each winter but stay in NE the rest of the year. That’s assuming...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 03:55 PM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

Hmmm. Fellow BF member Psimet2001 has what looks...

Hmmm. Fellow BF member Psimet2001 has what looks like good quality hand builts much more reasonably priced than those HED wheels. Hmm….
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 03:36 PM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

Wait. What size are all those bikes again??

Wait. What size are all those bikes again??
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 03:35 PM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

Advanced age? Who you calling old? Get off my...

Advanced age? Who you calling old? Get off my lawn!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

Donít worry. I am unlikely to spend that much...

Donít worry. I am unlikely to spend that much for a pair of off-season wheels. Will scrounge for something eventually.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

Uh oh. Idle hands found a sale…. ...

Uh oh. Idle hands found a sale….

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/750x1334/361d4909_61b6_43b3_aa68_c6f8424dce0f_f98362d4c95c510cd021653cf1f023684ecf138f.png
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 9,655
Views: 129,168
Posted By datlas

You can always jump to ******. I hear they donít...

You can always jump to ******. I hear they donít have a lot of rules.

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