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Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 2,721
Views: 35,151
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: 2,721
Views: 35,151
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: 2,721
Views: 35,151
Posted By datlas

Gremlins?!?

Gremlins?!?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2,721
Views: 35,151
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: 2,721
Views: 35,151
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: 2,721
Views: 35,151
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: 2,721
Views: 35,151
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: 2,721
Views: 35,151
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: 2,721
Views: 35,151
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: 2,721
Views: 35,151
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: 2,721
Views: 35,151
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: 2,721
Views: 35,151
Posted By datlas

I wouldn’t mind improving my on-bike performance...

I wouldn’t 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: 2,721
Views: 35,151
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: 2,721
Views: 35,151
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: 2,721
Views: 35,151
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: 2,721
Views: 35,151
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: 2,721
Views: 35,151
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: 2,721
Views: 35,151
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: 27
Views: 691
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: 2,721
Views: 35,151
Posted By datlas

Kudos

Kudos
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2,721
Views: 35,151
Posted By datlas

That’s a big driver. Case 1: frail elderly...

That’s 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: 40
Views: 688
Posted By datlas

It’s a factor. But maintenance (keeping it clean...

It’s a factor. But maintenance (keeping it clean and lubed) probably matters more.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-22, 07:57 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 688
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: 40
Views: 688
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: 40
Views: 688
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: 2,721
Views: 35,151
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: 443
Posted By datlas

Bueller? Bueller???

Bueller?

Bueller???
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-22, 05:39 AM
Replies: 2,721
Views: 35,151
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: 443
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: 2,721
Views: 35,151
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: 2,721
Views: 35,151
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: 2,721
Views: 35,151
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: 2,721
Views: 35,151
Posted By datlas

:bday:

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-22, 06:02 AM
Replies: 2,721
Views: 35,151
Posted By datlas

Worthy of consideration. That’s what we did,...

Worthy of consideration. That’s 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: 2,721
Views: 35,151
Posted By datlas

Try latex sometime.

Try latex sometime.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 2,721
Views: 35,151
Posted By datlas

Regular black tubes.

Regular black tubes.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 2,721
Views: 35,151
Posted By datlas

I admit that tubeless has its place, but I am in...

I admit that tubeless has its place, but I am in no rush to drink the kool aid sealant.

Latex tubes in the summer wheels and butyl in the off-season wheels.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2,721
Views: 35,151
Posted By datlas

Now THAT looks like it could asplode. Is it...

Now THAT looks like it could asplode. Is it carbon fiber??
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 2,721
Views: 35,151
Posted By datlas

Yeah but can it beat the Saturn in a drag race?? ...

Yeah but can it beat the Saturn in a drag race?? :innocent:
11-22-22, 08:01 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 609
Posted By datlas

I think it's gotten worse recently with changes...

I think it's gotten worse recently with changes from "one-size fits all" QR to variations in TA standards for road bikes at least, this adds another layer of complexity to the equation.

BB...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2,721
Views: 35,151
Posted By datlas

It depends on the person, some people react to...

It depends on the person, some people react to cold air and others don't. It's not unusual to have extra congestion for 1-2 weeks after a respiratory illness as part of your body's "cleanup"...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 06:04 AM
Replies: 2,721
Views: 35,151
Posted By datlas

More good news! Wordle 3/6.

More good news!

Wordle 3/6.
11-22-22, 04:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 443
Posted By datlas

Back again. Reported.

Back again. Reported.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-22, 04:28 AM
Replies: 2,721
Views: 35,151
Posted By datlas

Spammers back in General. More whack-a-mole for...

Spammers back in General. More whack-a-mole for the mods.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-22, 05:14 PM
Replies: 2,721
Views: 35,151
Posted By datlas

Mrs datlas continues to struggle and wring her...

Mrs datlas continues to struggle and wring her hands and gnash her teeth over today’s wordle.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 6,319
Posted By datlas

I am thinking that the pandemic bike boom is over...

I am thinking that the pandemic bike boom is over and supply chain issues better, so prices for used bikes probably peaked last year and are on their way down. So it makes sense they would make this...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-22, 11:17 AM
Replies: 2,721
Views: 35,151
Posted By datlas

:bday:

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 2,721
Views: 35,151
Posted By datlas

More fun than a sky-cycle?? PS 4/6 for me. ...

More fun than a sky-cycle??

PS 4/6 for me. Splendid.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 2,721
Views: 35,151
Posted By datlas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLhxF-Un39k

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLhxF-Un39k
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 2,721
Views: 35,151
Posted By datlas

Tough call. Since I got burned, I would try very...

Tough call. Since I got burned, I would try very hard to buy from a reputable source.
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