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Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 07:32 AM
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Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

Our neighborhood in DC seems pretty cool. Just...

Our neighborhood in DC seems pretty cool. Just went for a 1 hour walk with mrs datlas. I did not Strava it. Does that mean maybe it was all a dream??
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

I know thatís what someone wrote in the record,...

I know thatís what someone wrote in the record, but we may need to seek a second opinion.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

We arrived in DC. Rehearsal dinner/pre-wedding...

We arrived in DC. Rehearsal dinner/pre-wedding reception tonight. Actual wedding is tomorrow. Rush hour traffic in DC is no bueno.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

This one had multiple myeloma, diabetes, and...

This one had multiple myeloma, diabetes, and several other chronic conditions.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 02:51 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

Another one of my lovely but complicated patients...

Another one of my lovely but complicated patients just died from Covid. Sad.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

No, but we missed you!

No, but we missed you!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

Those Gore "Shakedry" jackets come with a premium...

Those Gore "Shakedry" jackets come with a premium price tag.

Hard pass. If it's really cold AND raining I will Zwift.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 06:59 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

Clothing is very personal so I rarely give...

Clothing is very personal so I rarely give specific recommendations. Strategy depends on whether temps/conditions will change during ride or remain stable. If you warm up and/or temps warm up, you...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

Good morning seedsbelize2 !

Good morning seedsbelize2 !
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

My wife said we already ate half of the bag of...

My wife said we already ate half of the bag of onions from Wegmans, since no symptoms we are going to take our chances and keep them.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

It does not work for everyone, but best advice is...

It does not work for everyone, but best advice is start lowering zipper(s) or shedding layers an hour into your ride. If you expose more of your body to the cold you may be able to ride longer. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 06:21 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

Everyone has their own comfort level. One of the...

Everyone has their own comfort level. One of the guys in my club REFUSES to ride if it's below 50F.

I miss more rides in the winter because of icy runoff on the roads rather than the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 05:50 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 392
Posted By datlas

Sounds 100% normal to me. Best advice is to...

Sounds 100% normal to me.

Best advice is to ride on familiar roads (to minimize surprises and anxiety) and it should come back with time.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 05:24 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

Working a 1/2 day today then heading to DC for...

Working a 1/2 day today then heading to DC for the weekend. No riding, but it's a wedding that has been postponed for a year already, so I am willing to skip a ride or two in order to celebrate with...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 04:39 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

Can we still say Indian Summer? Asking for...

Can we still say Indian Summer?

Asking for a friend.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 04:38 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

Thatís gonna be a long winter. You guys donít...

Thatís gonna be a long winter. You guys donít ride in the cold? My gang rides outside unless roads are icy/snowy.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

quality

quality
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-21, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8mtXwtapX4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k8mtXwtapX4
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

LPLO struck again. Sad!

LPLO struck again. Sad!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-21, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

OOOH! Alberto!

OOOH! Alberto!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-21, 10:29 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

It's only a big increase in caffeine that will...

It's only a big increase in caffeine that will raise your BP. If you have x cups of Joe daily it should not affect your BP. If you usually have x cups/day and one day have >>x then you may see an...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-21, 06:10 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

I had thought so too. Only happened to me once,...

I had thought so too. Only happened to me once, a few weeks ago. Quirky!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

Re:tires, I have used exclusively conti GP...

Re:tires, I have used exclusively conti GP (finishing up hoarded 4000s) for the past decade. I am not adventurous enough to try anything else. Will be premiering 5000s soon.

#GoodEnough
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

Max HR really varies by individual. It’s not a...

Max HR really varies by individual. It’s not a sign of good or bad heart health or fitness.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

Prolly. And I bet similarly, people...

Prolly.

And I bet similarly, people complained to Dunlop that it’s crazy you “need” pneumatic tires. With solid ones you never have to worry about a flat.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 10:58 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

Negative. Was out riding with friends/clubmates....

Negative. Was out riding with friends/clubmates. It was a little cool to start, but warmed up nicely with full sunshine and a pleasant breeze.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 05:31 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

Time to get ready to ride. Today is likely my...

Time to get ready to ride. Today is likely my only ride this week as we will be in DC this weekend for a wedding.

#GiveWestAChance
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 04:31 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

It’s crazy that you need software to shift your...

It’s crazy that you need software to shift your bike.

#CablesForever
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

I only need mine for sustained temps below...

I only need mine for sustained temps below freezing. Very helpful then.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

:bday:

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 05:11 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

Happens to me every fall. Silicone spray...

Happens to me every fall. Silicone spray lubricant is Plan A. Chain lube is Plan B. If all else fails, use a couple safety pins (assuming zipper stuck at bottom).
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

No dongle (twss?), the KICKR Snap connects to my...

No dongle (twss?), the KICKR Snap connects to my MacBook via BT and the MacBook connects to the internet via WiFi. The "freeze" happens because my stupid FIOS Internet freezes once every 30 minutes...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

Smart trainer and Zwift running on computer. ...

Smart trainer and Zwift running on computer. Companion app on iPhone. It's not perfect but works well enough for my purposes. If I were a racer, I would be furious because I would get dropped when...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 01:28 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 695
Posted By datlas

It's your decision, but personally I love having...

It's your decision, but personally I love having a backup/beater/foul weather/organ donor bike so my vote is to keep both.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 01:04 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

Yes but the "freeze" which drops my power to 0w...

Yes but the "freeze" which drops my power to 0w for 2 seconds happens only every 30 minutes or so. The companion app will go in/out of game every 30 seconds. If I cared about it, I would find it...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 12:45 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

My Companion app is quirky. It keeps going in...

My Companion app is quirky. It keeps going in and out of game. Not sure why but it does not bother me enough to troubleshoot.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

This. I used to think they look like music...

This. I used to think they look like music stands, but that's my bias.

Personally, I have no problem riding with strangers on Zwift.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

Why can't we be friends?? ...

Why can't we be friends??

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uj4551M2Qjk
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 10:27 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

As above inappropriate picture. Ban is for 1...

As above inappropriate picture. Ban is for 1 week. Unclear if he will come back right away but I hope so!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

Anyone miss Seeds yet? I do. I hope he will be...

Anyone miss Seeds yet? I do. I hope he will be back after the ban expires.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

I am not seeing it, but I will take your...

I am not seeing it, but I will take your confidence as a definitive answer.

Possibly.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

What's the little round thing at the top of the...

What's the little round thing at the top of the grave marker??
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 09:29 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

Sad. He was an honorable guy IMO.

Sad. He was an honorable guy IMO.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 07:54 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

Looks like a fun route. Fingers crossed for good...

Looks like a fun route. Fingers crossed for good weather.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

https://youtu.be/2uAj4wBIU-8

https://youtu.be/2uAj4wBIU-8
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-21, 10:52 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

Is WhyFi East or West coast? If East, it looks...

Is WhyFi East or West coast? If East, it looks like a blowout as of now. Even if West, looks like the West is NOT the best.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-21, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

Who do you have in mind? :innocent:

Who do you have in mind? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-21, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

One of the guys on today’s ride has new crabon...

One of the guys on today’s ride has new crabon fiber Winspace wheels that are getting rave reviews on YouTube etc. He is quite pleased with them.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-21, 09:24 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

Ride completed. It was cool and breezy but still...

Ride completed. It was cool and breezy but still a blast and 100% fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-21, 04:54 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By datlas

It’s 48F. Need gilet and leg warmers.

It’s 48F. Need gilet and leg warmers.
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