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Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-23, 10:50 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

I found myself singing this song to myself today....

I found myself singing this song to myself today.

#boss

https://youtu.be/f_lSDQy03LY
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-23, 10:47 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

Had a good ride but very schweddy. I remembered...

Had a good ride but very schweddy. I remembered my Halo headband so no sweat in the eyes.

That is one product I would do a paid endorsement for.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-23, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

Meh. I am not a fan of CF for certain components...

Meh. I am not a fan of CF for certain components including bars, stems, and bottle cages. The Habanero does sport a crabon fiber seatpost, which I think is ok although I would consider a Ti one. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-23, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

I used aluminum back in the day but it seemed to...

I used aluminum back in the day but it seemed to mark up my bottles. So now use King Cage SS.

Ti is an option for weight-weenieism.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-23, 05:55 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

Bummer, it was an exciting sprint today. ...

Bummer, it was an exciting sprint today.

#nospoilers
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-23, 05:53 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

Will investigate but as above the best ones are...

Will investigate but as above the best ones are King or Silca.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-23, 05:52 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

I sometimes consider a pair of Ti cages for the...

I sometimes consider a pair of Ti cages for the Habanero, either King or Silca. Both made in USA. Funny thing is the cheapest seller of the Silca ones is in Hong Kong. So send from USA to Hong...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-23, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

Like. Straight from Durango?

Like. Straight from Durango?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-23, 03:12 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

But has BikeForums jumped the snark? ...

But has BikeForums jumped the snark?

:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-23, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

I got ExpressVPN and installed on our PC...

I got ExpressVPN and installed on our PC (Windows) and on my iPhone. It works fine. I have heard it might slow down connections but I have not noticed that.

I really only got it to watch the TDF...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-23, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

Hey those are Talosians, they hail from Talos IV....

Hey those are Talosians, they hail from Talos IV. Avoid at all costs.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-23, 10:22 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

You could get a VPN and fool it into thinking you...

You could get a VPN and fool it into thinking you are in 'Merica.

I just watched the tour stage on GCN+ and used my VPN to fool them into thinking I was in the UK. Jolly good finish! (no...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-23, 10:01 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

Agree it's a thin line and although there may be...

Agree it's a thin line and although there may be groaning and/or complaining, the mods have a tough job and they do the best they can.

Of course, if they could fix the filter I would not complain....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-23, 05:57 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

I was going to let indyfabz know that mrs datlas...

I was going to let indyfabz know that mrs datlas and I are coming to Philly for the 4th and have reservations at a really good vegan place called "Vedge."

But it seems like he and some of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-23, 05:47 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

We visited Switzerland a few decades ago and...

We visited Switzerland a few decades ago and included the obligatory trip up the Jungfrau as part of our experience. I am not sure it was "worth" the hassles but certainly was interesting. Gotta...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-23, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

You went up to Jungfrau??

You went up to Jungfrau??
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-23, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

Thanks for the polishing tips. Will investigate.

Thanks for the polishing tips. Will investigate.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-23, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

One of my cycling friends is moving to Hilton...

One of my cycling friends is moving to Hilton Head Island, and we are having a surprise goodbye party for him. Gag gifts are suggested/encouraged.

One schtick of mine (out of many) is that I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-23, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

Anyone notice the leaderboard? :innocent:

Anyone notice the leaderboard?

:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-23, 09:29 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

Just back from my ride in time to catch the end...

Just back from my ride in time to catch the end of today’s Tour stage.

It’s really humid/sticky out, the dew point in the low 70’s.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-23, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

I recall my first ride in LA. I rode from...

I recall my first ride in LA. I rode from downtown to Santa Monica and up the PCH and was effing scared to death by the speed and density of traffic. Once I turned onto Topanga Canyon road it was...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-23, 05:35 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

I was wondering that too. Asleep at the...

I was wondering that too.

Asleep at the wheel??
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-23, 01:58 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

You are in Switzerland?!?

You are in Switzerland?!?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-23, 04:26 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

TDF is on. Ride or watch? Plan is ride now and...

TDF is on. Ride or watch? Plan is ride now and watch later.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-23, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

Ooh. Will watch to find out if/when they will do...

Ooh. Will watch to find out if/when they will do custom geometry.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-23, 02:08 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

This is what Jackie does while I am out riding. ...

This is what Jackie does while I am out riding. What a life!

...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-23, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

I had a good ride today. We took the trail all...

I had a good ride today. We took the trail all the way into Philadelphia. There was a regatta along the river and best I could tell it was a women’s event and there were a ton of fit young women...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-23, 03:29 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

AQI still no bueno. Will still ride but not full...

AQI still no bueno. Will still ride but not full gas.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-23, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

Got it. Thanks! Didn't that awful Zima...

Got it. Thanks!

Didn't that awful Zima drink use a tagline "What iz it?" I think so....but it's been 30 years so my memory is fuzzy.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-23, 01:01 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

I actually asked in the "Professional Cycling for...

I actually asked in the "Professional Cycling for the Fans" forum which hardly anyone checks, and so far one suggestion to get a VPN.

No poll.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-23, 12:59 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

What Tiz it??

What Tiz it??
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-23, 11:44 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

I agree about the NBC team. Why can't we have...

I agree about the NBC team. Why can't we have Chris Horner??

I have zero experience with getting/using a VPN to fool the pay sites about my location, but might investigate.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-23, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

Understood. Have you tried both Premium and...

Understood. Have you tried both Premium and Premium Plus? Supposedly the Plus gets you no ads.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-23, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

I subscribe to GCN+ but they are not streaming...

I subscribe to GCN+ but they are not streaming the Tour de France.

From what I can tell, the options to watch the tour (in the USA) are Flobikes or Peacock Premium, and Peacock Premium is the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-23, 06:01 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

Yes, so we can blame the burning couch for...

Yes, so we can blame the burning couch for today's bad air? Sad.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-23, 05:43 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

Poor air quality again thanks to wildfires from...

Poor air quality again thanks to wildfires from Canada.

I thought you might have put them out while you were there, Velo Vol .
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-23, 05:23 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

Yeah thatís a shifty mechanic. Just extricate...

Yeah thatís a shifty mechanic. Just extricate the cable, itís a bit of a pain but not mission impossible.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-23, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

Three reasons jump to mind: 1. The fit is...

Three reasons jump to mind:

1. The fit is perfect on the Habanero. It was custom built for my odd body proportions. The Roubaix is stock so has a shorter flipped up stem and seat cranked up very...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-23, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

I estimate about 50-50 retired. The ones who are...

I estimate about 50-50 retired. The ones who are not retired are professionals in healthcare/finance/IT who have some flexibility in their schedules. Itís a good mix, although a bit on the ďmatureĒ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-23, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

Mrs datlas and I have used AirBnB for all our...

Mrs datlas and I have used AirBnB for all our recent trips including two times in LA and two times in Spain, Asheville NC, and Charlottesville VA. We pay attention to the reviews and try to use...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-23, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

We had a good ride today. The group was almost...

We had a good ride today. The group was almost TOO big at 15 or 16, but it worked out ok.

I am afraid the midweek ride has become too popular, possibly.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-23, 04:29 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

Am guessing custom geometry is not on sale.

Am guessing custom geometry is not on sale.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-23, 06:27 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

My favorite bibs/shorts are the Assos S5 ones...

My favorite bibs/shorts are the Assos S5 ones they sold from approx 2010-2015, the ones with the blue pad. The S7 (purple pad)is ok but not as comfortable for me. They now have the S9 which I have...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-23, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

Agree, but that's progress. I am reminded...

Agree, but that's progress.

I am reminded about how it cost $275 to get a backup key made for daughter #1's Toyota Corolla, whereas a backup key for the Saturn costs $1.49.

More :50:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-23, 10:26 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

We had a 35 year old Kenmore clothes washer in...

We had a 35 year old Kenmore clothes washer in the laundry room. It was doing just fine, but mrs datlas really wanted a 21st century washer, so we replaced it last year. The 35 year old dryer is...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-23, 08:30 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

"They don't make them like they used to." I...

"They don't make them like they used to."

I know that BITD even appliances like refrigerators and washing machines would easily last 30+ years, now they seem to last less than 10.

Time to take...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-23, 08:03 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

I did not get the memo. I do know that cell...

I did not get the memo.

I do know that cell phone and computer years are short, but I thought bike and car years are roughly the same.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-23, 05:08 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

Maybe. When I bought the Habanero 14 years...

Maybe.

When I bought the Habanero 14 years ago, I had hoped it could/would be my "forever" bike....or at least be the Saturn of bikes.

:50:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-23, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

Guilty as charged. See what I did there?

Guilty as charged.

See what I did there?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-23, 06:07 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By datlas

Maybe he is a "Pescatarian?"

Maybe he is a "Pescatarian?"
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