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08-13-22, 03:14 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 2,134
Posted By WhyFi

15 miles?! All at once?! :eek:

15 miles?! All at once?! :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 287
Posted By WhyFi

What did your power data look like?

What did your power data look like?
08-13-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 68
Posted By WhyFi

There's a reason that they were revised...

There's a reason that they were revised relatively quickly -
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-22, 07:11 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 649
Posted By WhyFi

Try harder.

Try harder.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-22, 06:19 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 649
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I know how sealant can get *in* a valve...

Yeah, I know how sealant can get *in* a valve stem, but I'm talking about sealing a leak at the base of the valve stem.

Try harder.
08-12-22, 12:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,328
Posted By WhyFi

How do you know if someone is vegan rides a...

How do you know if someone is vegan rides a 'bent? Don't worry - they'll tell you.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 42,814
Posted By WhyFi

I mean, sure - it was stale, but it was well...

I mean, sure - it was stale, but it was well within the 'best by' date :lol:

So they can be better?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 42,814
Posted By WhyFi

I stopped at the Wawa in W'burg a few times. It...

I stopped at the Wawa in W'burg a few times. It was alright - on par with the Kwik Trips in my neck of the woods. WaWa's made-to-order sandwiches did look better than what I've noticed at Kwik Trip,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 12:22 PM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 42,814
Posted By WhyFi

I grabbed a Moon Pie, for the first time in...

I grabbed a Moon Pie, for the first time in decades, on a ride in VA a couple years ago. ******g dry, man - are they always that crumbly? :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 42,814
Posted By WhyFi

I like to stop on longer rides. I don't have a...

I like to stop on longer rides. I don't have a mental map of water fountains or garden hoses and I don't bring along any drink tabs/powders, so a stop for a Gatorade and a water is a must... and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 20,490
Views: 4,781,954
Posted By WhyFi

I've been waiting for this to go on sale at...

I've been waiting for this to go on sale at Rapha, but my LBS out-did 'em -

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Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 42,814
Posted By WhyFi

I mean, if it's just hunger, you can ignore it -...

I mean, if it's just hunger, you can ignore it - no biggie. If you're feeling absolutely sapped/weak/shaky... well, ya already done messed up.

Realistically, though, you should have a couple...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 42,814
Posted By WhyFi

Washed the blood and dirt out of my kit, from the...

Washed the blood and dirt out of my kit, from the other day, and sent pics off to Rapha for assessment for their free repair service. It's actually in much better shape than I'd expected -
...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 42,814
Posted By WhyFi

Me too, but salt is reeeally good some of those...

Me too, but salt is reeeally good some of those days, so I might have to supplement the sweet with some salt.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 42,814
Posted By WhyFi

Oof, I don't think that I could do milk mid-ride,...

Oof, I don't think that I could do milk mid-ride, not unless Depends has jumped in to the bib game.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 10:56 AM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 42,814
Posted By WhyFi

I almost never touch Cupcakes, Ding Dongs etc or...

I almost never touch Cupcakes, Ding Dongs etc or any kind of soda... unless it's in the middle of an 80+ mile ride, then they just hit the spot.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 42,814
Posted By WhyFi

Absofrigginlutely. Add a can of Coke and the...

Absofrigginlutely. Add a can of Coke and the combo is pure, mid-ride jet fuel.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 10:22 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 287
Posted By WhyFi

Listen to the podcast on this page if you want a...

Listen to the podcast on this page if you want a better understanding, it's worth the 40 minutes -...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-22, 10:20 AM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 42,814
Posted By WhyFi

Y'all eat too much - work on efficiency and fat...

Y'all eat too much - work on efficiency and fat adaptation.:p

My last ride (87 miles), I had a bowl of steel cut oats before leaving home, a granola bar ~25 miles in and a pack of Hostess...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 42,814
Posted By WhyFi

Did some work on the Cervelo. Looks fine, now....

Did some work on the Cervelo. Looks fine, now. The derailleur hanger had to be hammered flat, but once I took care of that and made some adjustments, it was shifting better than before. The fall...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 06:26 PM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 42,814
Posted By WhyFi

:twitchy:

:twitchy:
08-11-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 292
Posted By WhyFi

Some TAs do better than others and there's also a...

Some TAs do better than others and there's also a little bit of variance with torque; I've been using axles from Robert Axle Project, which need to be fastened with hex bits to a specific torque...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 42,814
Posted By WhyFi

In another instance of, "well, I guess that's...

In another instance of, "well, I guess that's good timing?" my LBS put a bunch of apparel on sale, including all of their in-stock Rapha. They had a maroon LS jersey that I'd been eyeing, so I swung...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 11:54 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,309
Posted By WhyFi

Cool, so I'll continue to believe that the...

Cool, so I'll continue to believe that the well-documented, industry-wide supply challenges of the last couple of years were real and that any attempt to brush off those supply problems, based upon...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 10:32 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,309
Posted By WhyFi

So we should put more faith in your experiences,...

So we should put more faith in your experiences, rather than our own and that of QBP, the 800 lb gorilla of distribution in NA?

Okay.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 42,814
Posted By WhyFi

I still haven't even used the one that I received...

I still haven't even used the one that I received last week, otherwise I wouldn't even be debating this, so packing it up and sending it back would be a matter of two minutes.

From what I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 09:16 AM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 42,814
Posted By WhyFi

Was this on the Cervelo? You have a custom mount...

Was this on the Cervelo? You have a custom mount for the Madone, don't you? If on the Cervelo, you should get one of the hard mounts. Well worth the 15-20 bucks.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 42,814
Posted By WhyFi

I will say that, at the very least, I was...

I will say that, at the very least, I was impressed with the tech being used and felt that it somewhat justified the price tag. Friggin' hand-held wand scanners that 3D mapped my tooth, 20 minute...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 09:02 AM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 42,814
Posted By WhyFi

Any Addict home cooks care to weigh in on the...

Any Addict home cooks care to weigh in on the following?

Received a 12" All-Clad D3 (stainless with aluminum core) skillet last week. All-Clad has a factory sale going on and I see that I can get...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 08:48 AM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 42,814
Posted By WhyFi

My wife's dentist - who is now my dentist, it...

My wife's dentist - who is now my dentist, it seems - referred me to an endodontist for the root canal, which was something like $2200, including the initial consultation but not including the crown...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 42,814
Posted By WhyFi

Gotta give the bike a good lookin' at today. ...

Gotta give the bike a good lookin' at today.

I know that my RD needs attention, but not sure if it needs replacement - it was pinging the spokes on the largest cog, post-crash
Early in my ride, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 08:31 AM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 42,814
Posted By WhyFi

Having just had a root canal and crown, I feel...

Having just had a root canal and crown, I feel for you and your pocketbook.

I actually just got back from the dentist, a few minutes ago, for a cleaning, too. I've been to the dentist more this...
08-10-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 43,012
Posted By WhyFi

​​​​​​ Only if they start bickering about...

​​​​​​ Only if they start bickering about sharpening with stones vs peening.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,309
Posted By WhyFi

Over the winter, I went to my LBS and chatted...

Over the winter, I went to my LBS and chatted with em. They were like, "oh, everything is awesome as long as you don't need any 11-speed parts before Nov."

I was actually in need of chains and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 42,814
Posted By WhyFi

I know that I threw my chain while out of the...

I know that I threw my chain while out of the saddle, which is like having a rug yanked out from under you. I think that it was a freak thing where I hit a sharp bump just right wrong, causing some...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 12:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 583
Posted By WhyFi

Yup, but you can only shim out, so you shim...

Yup, but you can only shim out, so you shim whichever rotor is further in to the position of the rotor that's further out.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 12:51 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,309
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, stop.

Oh, stop.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,309
Posted By WhyFi

Yup, in the last couple months, a few things have...

Yup, in the last couple months, a few things have trickled out, but stock is still thin. 5 months ago? 12 months ago? Chains, pads, etc - scalper prices only. To deny that there have been serious...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 42,814
Posted By WhyFi

Had a good ride, but I did take a spill and tear...

Had a good ride, but I did take a spill and tear both my bibs and jersey while collecting some road rash. :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,309
Posted By WhyFi

You haven't bought anything in the last two...

You haven't bought anything in the last two years, have ya?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 649
Posted By WhyFi

How the hell do you think that sealant would get...

How the hell do you think that sealant would get to the valve stem?

edit: actually, never mind. A momentary lapse of reason had me forget that conversation with you is a waste of time.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 649
Posted By WhyFi

He's a well-known grouch that's trolling - ignore...

He's a well-known grouch that's trolling - ignore him.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 10:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 649
Posted By WhyFi

Yup, exactly this - It's like overtightening a...

Yup, exactly this - It's like overtightening a toilet supply line. It's actually less problematic on the cheaper stems with the conical gaskets that are bonded to the stem; the more expensive stems,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-22, 07:46 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 649
Posted By WhyFi

I've had two kinds of problems with stems: -...

I've had two kinds of problems with stems:

- the ones with the saddle-shaped gasket (meant to roughly match the contour of the rim bed) never worked worth a damn - the conical gaskets seem to work...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 3,457
Views: 42,814
Posted By WhyFi

No, but Bontrager Grippytack is my favoritest bar...

No, but Bontrager Grippytack is my favoritest bar tape in the world.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 835
Posted By WhyFi

The shoes that you got have the "Sport" last; the...

The shoes that you got have the "Sport" last; the ones that she recommended you move up to are their widest - the "Competition" last (which happen to be the ones that work best for me, too). They'll...
08-08-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 43,012
Posted By WhyFi

If I have the time this evening, I'm going to be...

If I have the time this evening, I'm going to be another one of beng's fools - I'm going to *gasp* buy a new, unopened bottle of liquor.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 101
Posted By WhyFi

I have a set that about a year old, as well. I...

I have a set that about a year old, as well. I recently noticed a little bit of lateral play on one pedal while hunting down an intermittent 'click' when pedaling. I keep meaning to fire off an email...
08-08-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 1,386
Views: 43,012
Posted By WhyFi

My bike is faster, safer, and more comfortable...

My bike is faster, safer, and more comfortable than yours. Oh, and I look *much* cooler than you. Deal with it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,436
Posted By WhyFi

I was really looking forward to trying the Power...

I was really looking forward to trying the Power Cup, but looking in to them briefly... it's weird. There's no mention of the ETRTO TSS (hookless) spec/compatibility and they seem to be sized more...
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