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Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 07:31 PM
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Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

KOM city - no risk it, no biscuit.

KOM city - no risk it, no biscuit.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

Eh.. ANT+ lights are great when they work; this...

Eh.. ANT+ lights are great when they work; this is the first oddness that I've heard of and he can always turn off his network and manually control it, like any other light on the market.

The FD...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 02:13 PM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I'd definitely talk to the LBS about the...

Yeah, I'd definitely talk to the LBS about the headlight.

ANT+ is such a low power draw that it wouldn't meaningfully affect battery life. But still, with more than one light, it would be a pain...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

That's what I'm thinking... but it's still dumb. ...

That's what I'm thinking... but it's still dumb.



Bought used, IIRC. That's still dumb, too - they ******' broke it. :troll:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 12:18 PM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

The light shutting off on its own is really weird...

The light shutting off on its own is really weird - I wouldn't think that it would do that just because the connection was lost... I would think that it would stay on until an "Off" command was sent....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 09:15 AM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

He has a certain amiability about him. Even if...

He has a certain amiability about him. Even if I'll never buy something like a $3,000 grinder, it's still fun and interesting to watch him go over it. But yeah, his more practical videos are good,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, man - legend has it that Tipper Gore heard...

Yeah, man - legend has it that Tipper Gore heard her little girl listening to a song about Nikki diddling herself, got flustered and well, the rest is history.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 08:49 PM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

Hey now - don't forget the NSFW tag! This is the...

Hey now - don't forget the NSFW tag! This is the song responsible for parental advisory labels, after all!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 08:47 PM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

Ouch. Humbug just posted on Strava - he broke his...

Ouch. Humbug just posted on Strava - he broke his hip.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 02:01 PM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

Man, that would feel like cheating.

Man, that would feel like cheating.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

I clean mine out every so often, but also keep a...

I clean mine out every so often, but also keep a few new ones on-hand for when they get too gummed up. That's one of the other nice things about doing maintenance with sealant syringes - you've gotta...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 01:43 PM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

Ugh, I can only hope. Last year didn't seem as...

Ugh, I can only hope. Last year didn't seem as bad, for whatever reason. I seem to recall doing 8-10min ~FTP intervals without much problem.... well, with the expected amount of problem :o The...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 01:32 PM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

Yup.

Yup.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

Sure, but we're not talking about motivation or...

Sure, but we're not talking about motivation or unfamiliarity with suffering - we're talking about a measurable and sometimes significant difference in work capacity between inside and outside. In my...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 10:14 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,325
Posted By WhyFi

I hear that's a market that's expected to grow...

I hear that's a market that's expected to grow quite a lot in the near future.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

Man, trainer rides != outdoor rides After...

Man, trainer rides != outdoor rides

After futzing around with pairing this and that, I have my trainer set up to receive, re-broadcast and use my the power meter data as the reference. Even so, my...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-25-21, 06:38 AM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

Vol sometimes forgets about the emotions elicited...

Vol sometimes forgets about the emotions elicited by his performance art.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 04:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 250
Posted By WhyFi

I have a big head, not sure if it's giant....

I have a big head, not sure if it's giant. Anywho, my favorite lighter weight hats are the reversible ones from Smartwool, they cover the ears and fit under a helmet nicely -...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

Checkpoint is gravel - slower/more stable...

Checkpoint is gravel - slower/more stable geometry, more tire clearance (in UCI races, CX is limited to 33mm or something like that), has IsoSpeed front and rear, and more mounts for ADVENTURE!!!!
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 02:16 PM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

Boone. You want the Boone for CX.

Boone. You want the Boone for CX.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

^^^Not that I dislike the other, but I like this...

^^^Not that I dislike the other, but I like this one more.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

Also, I have to say that I'm kind of enjoying...

Also, I have to say that I'm kind of enjoying watching KC get humbled every now and then.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

Not the most pleasant weather, low-40s, a bit...

Not the most pleasant weather, low-40s, a bit windy and overcast, but I at least got in a long enough ride to burn off the French toast that I made this morning.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-24-21, 07:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 247
Posted By WhyFi

They were never functionally directional in the...

They were never functionally directional in the first place. The tread pattern is there because many of the buying public don't know any better and expect some kind of pattern. The directional arrows...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 12:17 PM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

That said, I'm now even happier to no longer have...

That said, I'm now even happier to no longer have a wheel-on trainer. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

I know that a lot of people are okay with using...

I know that a lot of people are okay with using older road tires for their wheel-on trainers, but my experience using a dedicated trainer tire was so, so much better; noise, slippage, rubber dust -...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

See, for me that's not a terribly significant...

See, for me that's not a terribly significant difference - it's me taking off a neck gaiter mid-ride. If it's cold enough to warrant a winter jacket at some point on the ride, but warms up to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

In debating between a trainer ride or a bundling...

In debating between a trainer ride or a bundling up for a cold ride outside, I decided on another latte.

....for now.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 06:43 AM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

It's take it - 30⁰ here. Brrr.

It's take it - 30⁰ here. Brrr.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

Not sure why it was named Leviathan. I was...

Not sure why it was named Leviathan. I was looking for a winter scent, and this smells prominently of tobacco and coffee. The aftershave adds some vanilla and the are some sandalwood and floral...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

Damn. The Dune showings are looking pretty full,...

Damn. The Dune showings are looking pretty full, particularly those on the bigger screens. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 11:28 AM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

Eesh. They've shared plenty with us, but nothing...

Eesh. They've shared plenty with us, but nothing that severe. We did have to take the boy in to urgent care when he was a toddler, though. I was pretty worked up when they decided to transfer him to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

Ah, so, appliance repair done. This was the...

Ah, so, appliance repair done.

This was the second time addressing this issue - massive leaking from the undercarriage of the washing machine. The same problem as the last time, too - the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

I take it she's hasn't been in...

I take it she's hasn't been in daycare/pre-school? Man, those are immunity boot camps and all the kids get the Code Red.

A really sick kid is a whole lot of no fun the first few times around,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

:bday: ...

:bday:

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

Oh gods, absolutely - give me 35 and crisp over...

Oh gods, absolutely - give me 35 and crisp over 45 and damp any time.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

It's just about time to get on with my full,...

It's just about time to get on with my full, exciting day. I've got an appliance to repair, my shave soap and aftershave should be arriving, and I'm planning on taking the boy to see Dune at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,131
Posted By WhyFi

Yup, and it was already in play behind the...

Yup, and it was already in play behind the scenes, with high-end compliant tires hitting the market two years ago - so much for the veracity of his "latest" and "most recent" blog posts that said it...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

This too.

This too.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

So be it; kowtowing to the insecurities of idiots...

So be it; kowtowing to the insecurities of idiots hasn't done us too well, thus far.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,131
Posted By WhyFi

Your "facts" are laughable and a waste of time to...

Your "facts" are laughable and a waste of time to debate; if you think that what you've provided is actual evidence of any significant risk of road tubeless burping, nothing is going to convince you...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 09:26 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,131
Posted By WhyFi

I'm sure that this is one of the reasons for the...

I'm sure that this is one of the reasons for the move to the GP5kS TR; bead issues were one of the reasons that the GP5k TL were one of the only high-performance TL tires that weren't approved for...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 09:20 AM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

No problems with visibility with my Core Jacket....

No problems with visibility with my Core Jacket. When I walked in from a ride last week, my daughter told me that I lit up the room.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 09:14 AM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

Lol. What a buncha maroons.

Lol. What a buncha maroons.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

I have the Core Winter Jacket. Great jacket and a...

I have the Core Winter Jacket. Great jacket and a steal if you can get it on sale (I got mine for $75). I'll wear it down to my low temp threshold, we'll say the mid-teens, with a LS merino base...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 08:18 AM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

There's always the twin factors of acclimation...

There's always the twin factors of acclimation and desperation. Cold snaps in the fall are tough to deal with because warmth is fresher in the mind, but you get used to it and/or the stir-crazies set...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 08:15 AM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-21, 10:14 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,131
Posted By WhyFi

Yup, really. Instead of searching for scary...

Yup, really. Instead of searching for scary stuff, and dredging up the "latest," "most recent" three year old blog posts, you should actually read and get hands-on - you might learn something.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3,895
Views: 44,010
Posted By WhyFi

I don't think that's a comprehensive list....

I don't think that's a comprehensive list. Actually, I'm sure of it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-21, 07:11 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 17,705
Posted By WhyFi

Nah, don't worry about it. Ride and be happy.

Nah, don't worry about it. Ride and be happy.
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