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Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-22, 03:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 95
Posted By datlas

Too many variables to give a number in years or...

Too many variables to give a number in years or miles.

Replace when worn out. You are free to decide what that means.
07-06-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 1,822
Posted By datlas

We all may need brain protection when reading OPs...

We all may need brain protection when reading OPs threads.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-22, 02:44 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 3,363
Posted By datlas

It is nice. Itís cool in summer, reasonably warm...

It is nice. Itís cool in summer, reasonably warm in winter, has a bathroom with a stall shower, and lots of space. Our house is on a rise so never any flooding. The only downside is minimal...
07-06-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 1,822
Posted By datlas

This is a parody thread, right?

This is a parody thread, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 3,363
Posted By datlas

Bummer. We have one and could consider moving...

Bummer. We have one and could consider moving down there if it becomes necessary.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-22, 01:56 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 3,363
Posted By datlas

Thanks for giving the rest of us a chance. So...

Thanks for giving the rest of us a chance. So far, so good.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 3,363
Posted By datlas

Canít you rent out your house and live in the...

Canít you rent out your house and live in the basement??
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-22, 05:12 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 3,363
Posted By datlas

We are riding from West Chester out to Wolfís...

We are riding from West Chester out to Wolfís Hollow and back. Itís going to be a sweatfest. Must remember to wear my Halo.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-22, 03:05 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 3,363
Posted By datlas

But they still get a participation trophy, right?

But they still get a participation trophy, right?
Forum: Trifox Bike
07-05-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 82
Posted By datlas

Super Nice!

Super Nice!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 3,363
Posted By datlas

Shhh....don't tell the moderators.

Shhh....don't tell the moderators.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-22, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 199
Posted By datlas

I agree the 42mm should probably be ok, unless...

I agree the 42mm should probably be ok, unless your pump head really likes to take a bigger "bite" on the valve.

If unsure, no harm in getting some 60mm. I often even carry 80mm and/or a valve...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-22, 08:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By datlas

Is OP talking about bibshorts or skinsuits?

Is OP talking about bibshorts or skinsuits?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 758
Posted By datlas

Agree. But it won't prevent this thread from...

Agree. But it won't prevent this thread from dragging on. It may even come back in 10 years as a zombie!

#41
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 3,363
Posted By datlas

People have been trying to outsmart the censor...

People have been trying to outsmart the censor long before I started at it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-22, 08:39 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 3,363
Posted By datlas

I love to snuggle, does the cat??

I love to snuggle, does the cat??
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-22, 07:51 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 3,363
Posted By datlas

I think I need to quit my job and run away to...

I think I need to quit my job and run away to California. Can I sleep on your sofa??
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-22, 07:23 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 3,363
Posted By datlas

I'd hit it.

I'd hit it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-22, 06:29 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 3,363
Posted By datlas

Yeah, I am not sure. Also wondering if you...

Yeah, I am not sure.

Also wondering if you quote the classic song from Brittney Spears, "If You Seek Amy" is that an offense? Of course the song itself is an offense, but you know. Inquiring minds...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-22, 06:25 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 3,363
Posted By datlas

I am an idiot. 6/6. Could have lost the streak...

I am an idiot. 6/6. Could have lost the streak as there were multiple choices for the 6th guess. Phew!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 3,363
Posted By datlas

As a student of the filter, I am curious. Can...

As a student of the filter, I am curious. Can the mods really tell the difference between an obscenity that I type out, like ******** as opposed to one I self-censor, like bull****?

:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-22, 05:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 444
Posted By datlas

This thread has potential.

This thread has potential.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 316
Views: 3,363
Posted By datlas

Kudos

Kudos
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-22, 09:34 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 3,363
Posted By datlas

Good news: I went on a ride with some friends ...

Good news: I went on a ride with some friends
Bad news: I am on call and got several pages, the first couple I was able to address while soft pedaling, but more kept coming so I had to send my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 758
Posted By datlas

Sorry about the editorial. It's tough to not put...

Sorry about the editorial. It's tough to not put my own spin on an inquiry. I promise to do better.

That said, are you sure you really want to limit your HR to 150? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 3,363
Posted By datlas

I told mrs datlas that if I unexpectedly pass, to...

I told mrs datlas that if I unexpectedly pass, to offer all my bike schwag to my cycling friends who I expect will put it to good use.

#payitforward
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 3,363
Posted By datlas

Itís the thought that counts. Right?

Itís the thought that counts. Right?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 758
Posted By datlas

It’s your body and your physiology, but if I...

It’s your body and your physiology, but if I capped my HR at 150 I would not get far. I am 57 and can max out at 190.

Maybe you just need to pedal harder and/or gain more fitness. I know...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 3,363
Posted By datlas

Another sweaty ride done. Looks like I am KOM...

Another sweaty ride done. Looks like I am KOM but likely to get kicked off the podium.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-22, 05:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 530
Posted By datlas

Congrats. I suggest you consider removing the...

Congrats. I suggest you consider removing the aero bars. Not a fan.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-22, 05:09 AM
Replies: 316
Views: 3,363
Posted By datlas

Wut

Wut
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,773
Posted By datlas

Super humid sweat-fest of a ride done. Now in...

Super humid sweat-fest of a ride done. Now in NJ. Mrs datlas and I emptied out my dad’s storage unit. He would never do it himself and 90% of the items in there are of little or no value. We have...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-22, 04:50 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,773
Posted By datlas

Time to ride and try to beat the storms.

Time to ride and try to beat the storms.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-22, 03:57 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,773
Posted By datlas

I see what you did there.

I see what you did there.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,773
Posted By datlas

Hey indyfabz can your remind me who is...

Hey indyfabz can your remind me who is responsible for the atrocious RR crossing of the tracks across route 842 south of West Chester? They are a deathtrap and we need to find a solution. I believe...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,773
Posted By datlas

Somehow my browser logged me out of BF. I got a...

Somehow my browser logged me out of BF. I got a glimpse of all the ads that non-paying members get. What a distraction!
07-01-22, 05:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 800
Posted By datlas

That thing is a deathtrap. Would not pay...

That thing is a deathtrap. Would not pay anything for it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-22, 05:16 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,773
Posted By datlas

Still here on July 1st? Hmm.....

Still here on July 1st? Hmm.....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,773
Posted By datlas

hot

hot
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,773
Posted By datlas

You live in an air-conditioned city though.

You live in an air-conditioned city though.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,773
Posted By datlas

Cycling pic of the day, from Copenhagen ...

Cycling pic of the day, from Copenhagen


https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/91bc1d5b_1ad4_4f02_a99e_0dc69f790833_0af0d55a6e4a7ba744918940c05e58082661cc81.jpeg

...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 748
Posted By datlas

Need more fluids because sweat is less effective....

Need more fluids because sweat is less effective. Watch the pros in these conditions, they will get ice packs from the team car sometimes.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,773
Posted By datlas

Good question. I have about one drink per...

Good question.

I have about one drink per quarter.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,773
Posted By datlas

Do bears drink??

Do bears drink??
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,773
Posted By datlas

Wordle 5/6. Sad.

Wordle 5/6. Sad.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,773
Posted By datlas

I have talked about this before, I don't mid mild...

I have talked about this before, I don't mid mild descents that have good pavement and good sight lines. But many of our roads here in Chester County have turns with poor sight lines, possible...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,773
Posted By datlas

My TroyBilt Lawn Tractor looked kinda like that. ...

My TroyBilt Lawn Tractor looked kinda like that. It died last year at the age of 20 and I decided to out-source the lawn mowing at $55 per for 1 acre. I think that's more cost effective if we are...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 2,076
Posted By datlas

Understood. But the population studied are...

Understood. But the population studied are presumably NOT cyclists but normal people. So for a normal person a cadence of 60 may be optimal, but for a trained cyclist I suspect a cadence of 80 may...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,773
Posted By datlas

It's safer going up them. Fixed.

It's safer going up them. Fixed.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,773
Posted By datlas

I prefer going up hills rather than down them. ...

I prefer going up hills rather than down them. Is that not normal??
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