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Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

Erg mode is a cruel mistress.

Erg mode is a cruel mistress.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-22, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

She and I got into a HUGE argument about which...

She and I got into a HUGE argument about which film school to go to, I really wanted her to go to Temple because it's local and also 100% full scholarship.

Heidi told me I do not understand this...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-22, 08:27 AM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

I have used Zwift in the off season when roads...

I have used Zwift in the off season when roads are not safe. So typically I would do 1-2 rides/week November through March, and generally do group rides with people I know. We chat with each other...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-22, 07:53 AM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

:bday:

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-22, 07:09 AM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

Yeah I recall the sufferfest platform and it is...

Yeah I recall the sufferfest platform and it is focused on workouts. Will mess around online and Plan B will be to reactivate Zwift earlier than planned. I don't use it regularly until November.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

Heidi (the USC Film student) got to go to a...

Heidi (the USC Film student) got to go to a premiere yesterday. Recognize the guy in the center?

...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-22, 05:54 AM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

Looks like this weekend will be a washout and...

Looks like this weekend will be a washout and it's too early to reactivate my Zwift account.

I should try out another online platform. Any thoughts? It looks like Wahoo SYSTM or FullGaz or...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-22, 01:13 PM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

One of my cycling friends (the Ironman Tri Guy)...

One of my cycling friends (the Ironman Tri Guy) owns a place on Sanibel Island. Looks like the eye of Ian is directly over it. I hope his place weathers the storm. He is up here now, obv.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-22, 01:09 PM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

Yeah sorry I did not explicitly say, he was a...

Yeah sorry I did not explicitly say, he was a cop. I do not know if he was angry because lead riders did not fully stop (they slowed and clearly had right of way), or that we acted as one ďunitĒ so...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

We had a good ride, although it was not without...

We had a good ride, although it was not without some drama. We had a big group, I believe 16 riders in total. Probably the most interesting event was when we went through a 4-way intersection....the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

So a bento box vs burrito bag = sushi vs tex-mex??

So a bento box vs burrito bag = sushi vs tex-mex??
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,029
Posted By datlas

Nice story. Bummer they had to fight so hard for...

Nice story. Bummer they had to fight so hard for you.

How does the new bike ride??
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

It's only anecdotal, but we are hearing of a big...

It's only anecdotal, but we are hearing of a big surge in covid19 cases locally today. I think the back-to-school experience is spreading the germs around, coupled with waning immunity.

Phooey.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 11:46 AM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

fixed

fixed
09-26-22, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 126
Posted By datlas

Use the link (chain) icon NOT the picture icon....

Use the link (chain) icon NOT the picture icon. Cut/paste link into the "URL" box and it should work. I hope that helps, but not sure that's exactly what you are asking. If you just want the link but...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 05:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 316
Posted By datlas

So how did it go???

So how did it go???
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

Donít forget to PM me your address.

Donít forget to PM me your address.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

So we had a fun “recovery” ride today. A few...

So we had a fun “recovery” ride today. A few miles in, we were joined by a local triathlon “celebrity” who podiumed at the Ironman Championships at Kona a couple times in the 90’s. He stayed with...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-22, 05:38 AM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

Time to ride!

Time to ride!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

Donít be a fool by guessing. Take the damn post...

Donít be a fool by guessing. Take the damn post out. If you PM me your address I can mail you a tablespoon of carbon paste wrapped in some Saran Wrap.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-22, 03:28 AM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

The size info is typically at the bottom of the...

The size info is typically at the bottom of the seatpost, below the ďmin insertĒ line. So although itís a nuisance to fully remove it, the info you seek should be there. You can always add some...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 897
Posted By datlas

What about the squirrel??

What about the squirrel??
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 04:38 AM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

It got cool, suddenly. It’s 44F out. Time to...

It got cool, suddenly. It’s 44F out. Time to bundle up and ride!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 03:21 AM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

Double liked for including the cat.

Double liked for including the cat.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

I am ok with that. My cyclist friend from Menlo...

I am ok with that. My cyclist friend from Menlo Park told me that the area has a HUGE population of people on the spectrum. Not that there is anything wrong with that.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

There is a bunch of chatter amongst my friends...

There is a bunch of chatter amongst my friends regarding tomorrow's ride. I would love to do a century with lots of hillclimbs. They are trying to cut the proposed course from 65 miles to 60 miles....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

You are cute when you are a concrete thinker.

You are cute when you are a concrete thinker.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

You might be. I am trying to stomp out disease...

You might be. I am trying to stomp out disease despite an incredibly dysfunctional healthcare system.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 316
Posted By datlas

How about 808 Front and Disc in back?

How about 808 Front and Disc in back?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

I think that is reasonable. It may still make...

I think that is reasonable. It may still make sense to mask up on a crowded bus or in a crowded theater etc., but that this point in the process it should be optional. I asked my contacts if/when...
09-23-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 395
Posted By datlas

It's complicated. Some cheap lights have sky-high...

It's complicated. Some cheap lights have sky-high lumens but terrible optics and are not very good. The fancier bike-specific lights are more likely to have better optics. There are lots of reviews...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

Kudos. A rare 3/6 for me too. Ditto for mrs...

Kudos. A rare 3/6 for me too. Ditto for mrs datlas but she is way better than me at the game.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

ok if you want to impress, make sure itís...

ok if you want to impress, make sure itís Barronís or the WSJ.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

fixed

fixed
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

I heard he is grounded. Something about a broken...

I heard he is grounded. Something about a broken spoke???
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

Was he sitting?? ...

Was he sitting??

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-q559-hhUA
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

It's a cycling reference. BITD when cresting a...

It's a cycling reference. BITD when cresting a hill, the racers would grab a newspaper and put under jersey as a poor-man's gilet.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

Newspaper under jersey?? #OldSchool

Newspaper under jersey??

#OldSchool
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 359
Posted By datlas

Front tires last forever so just order a single...

Front tires last forever so just order a single extra tire. A set/pair is ok but probably overkill.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

Indeed. It's a factor even locally. On...

Indeed. It's a factor even locally. On yesterday's ride, I was surprised to see some riders with arm warmers and/or jackets on. It seems too soon. OTOH for Saturday's ride we are expecting a...
09-22-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,176
Posted By datlas

Bump :innocent:

Bump

:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 30,936
Posted By datlas

I have mentioned this COUNTLESS times and it...

I have mentioned this COUNTLESS times and it falls on deaf ears. I do think they could/should implement a code/rule that says that an OLD thread (say older than 1 year since the last update) should...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

It's sad because days are shorter and temps are...

It's sad because days are shorter and temps are cooler.

On a happier note, I did get a rare 3/6 on Wordle today. :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 04:13 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 30,936
Posted By datlas

https://youtu.be/lPXWt2ESxVY

https://youtu.be/lPXWt2ESxVY
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 30,936
Posted By datlas

Do you realize you are commenting on a post from...

Do you realize you are commenting on a post from over 13 years ago?
09-21-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 386
Posted By datlas

Probably, but I agree try it at home so you know...

Probably, but I agree try it at home so you know for sure.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

We had a fun midweek ride. A total of 10 in our...

We had a fun midweek ride. A total of 10 in our group and everyone mostly behaved. One rider jettisoned his rear blinkie on the way out of town. I saw approximately where it landed, in some grass...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

:twitchy:

:twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 587
Posted By datlas

qft

qft
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6,788
Views: 84,979
Posted By datlas

Safe travels! I think I see some family...

Safe travels!

I think I see some family resemblance. I will try to find a father-daughter pic of Hannah and me to share.....
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