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Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 970
Posted By WhyFi

Given your sig line, that's not surprising -...

Given your sig line, that's not surprising - though the basic activity is the same, people have very different ways of going about cycling. On the group ride last night, I think that I saved three or...
05-19-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 887
Posted By WhyFi

In most cases, $800 is the limit - anything under...

In most cases, $800 is the limit - anything under that is going to be duty-free.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 970
Posted By WhyFi

DC was fine with it in terms of the radar stuff -...

DC was fine with it in terms of the radar stuff - nothing really changed there. He was less enthusiastic about the camera side of things, mostly because it's very much geared towards documenting bad...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 970
Posted By WhyFi

At this price point, and given the capability of...

At this price point, and given the capability of the hardware used, action cam use absolutely should be an option.

Also, when a cam is set to loop/over-write, any saved recording block is...
05-18-22, 09:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 309
Posted By WhyFi

If I'll be riding in conditions where sunburn may...

If I'll be riding in conditions where sunburn may be a concern, I'll wear long sleeve jerseys (or short sleeves with sun sleeves) regardless of temp. The only issue with this approach is that many...
05-18-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 183
Posted By WhyFi

"discomfort in the privates" is rather vague. It...

"discomfort in the privates" is rather vague. It could be something that a different saddle would remedy. It could be something that cycling specific clothing would remedy. It could be something that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 5,677
Views: 68,690
Posted By WhyFi

Let's just say that it would be wise for you to...

Let's just say that it would be wise for you to be wary of them in a mixed field.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 5,677
Views: 68,690
Posted By WhyFi

It's a type of snake, not another name for a...

It's a type of snake, not another name for a snake.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 03:08 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 970
Posted By WhyFi

If you have a round post, there is a solid mount...

If you have a round post, there is a solid mount for the 510/515; works and looks much better than the rubber band thingie.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 5,677
Views: 68,690
Posted By WhyFi

They're just patsies for Big Quick Link.

They're just patsies for Big Quick Link.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5,677
Views: 68,690
Posted By WhyFi

I haven't gotten to that point - you must put out...

I haven't gotten to that point - you must put out a lot more wattz. :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5,677
Views: 68,690
Posted By WhyFi

Are the SRAM quick links *actually* one-time use?...

Are the SRAM quick links *actually* one-time use? Shimano say that they're one-time, but that means the lifetime of one chain.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 12:45 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 284
Posted By WhyFi

Rather than the Checkpoint, why not the Domane?...

Rather than the Checkpoint, why not the Domane? It'll have the front IsoSpeed in addition to the rear IsoSpeed and I would think that the other the Checkpoint additions (larger tire clearance,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5,677
Views: 68,690
Posted By WhyFi

Drumming in a rock band is a workout, yo.

Drumming in a rock band is a workout, yo.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 10:54 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 970
Posted By WhyFi

The other thing, that gets overlooked with this...

The other thing, that gets overlooked with this approach, is the adaptive flashing of the Varia units with a light - that's a key feature for me and the reason that the 315 isn't as compelling of a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 10:48 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,500
Posted By WhyFi

Now that's comedy - calling someone else...

Now that's comedy - calling someone else "self-important" after tediously citing qualifications that you were clearly unable to demonstrate.

Anywho, I'll take my leave - what's on offer here...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 10:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 970
Posted By WhyFi

They're saying that a recording might be...

They're saying that a recording might be disqualified as evidence because of stabilization? Yeah, that sounds pretty... suspect. FWIW, all of the current Cycliq cameras feature stabilization, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 09:57 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,500
Posted By WhyFi

Exactly.

Exactly.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 09:56 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,500
Posted By WhyFi

There's a difference between attacking someone...

There's a difference between attacking someone and being critical of their actions. Your actions have been ridiculous. You found an article with a meritless accusation and you either tried to give it...
05-18-22, 09:12 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 218
Posted By WhyFi

I guess that I'm not sure of why the question is...

I guess that I'm not sure of why the question is being asked - the brake pads are going to work within the parameters of the system and the intended use. Are you planning on doing some modding so...
05-18-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 887
Posted By WhyFi

You may be subject to duty for...

You may be subject to duty for purchases/shipments over $800 in value. I've been hit with duty a couple of times, but it was always due before the shipment would be released to me and both instances...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 08:45 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,500
Posted By WhyFi

Are you really under the impression that this...

Are you really under the impression that this puffery is helping your credibility? Fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 970
Posted By WhyFi

Well, yes - this is exactly the reason for my...

Well, yes - this is exactly the reason for my disappointment.



You're an exceptionally rare example of a Varia owner that don't value its functionality - I get the impression that most,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 07:33 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 740
Posted By WhyFi

Yup. When I have to use a bacon strip, I'll tie...

Yup. When I have to use a bacon strip, I'll tie it in a knot and shove the knot inside the carcass to keep it in place. It's not the easiest thing in the world, but it works and I've had bacon strips...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 07:27 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 970
Posted By WhyFi

Most of the software/firmware hiccups, like the...

Most of the software/firmware hiccups, like the fact that the video portion of the app isn't terribly... functional... doesn't worry me too much - I'm sure they'll improve it - but the lack of image...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 06:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 740
Posted By WhyFi

If Dynaplugs are anything like bacon strips,...

If Dynaplugs are anything like bacon strips, which I assume they are, they're super tacky - like a cord coated in tar.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 5,677
Views: 68,690
Posted By WhyFi

In the Midwest, we've got Pearson's Nut Rolls -...

In the Midwest, we've got Pearson's Nut Rolls - like a Payday, but better - and they're a staple of my longer rides. Salt, protein, and sugar and there's no chocolate coating to make a mess.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 5,677
Views: 68,690
Posted By WhyFi

Something to work towards! First, to keep up....

Something to work towards! First, to keep up. Then, to be one of those guys that causes little groans of consternation when you roll up to the start. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 5,677
Views: 68,690
Posted By WhyFi

Busted. :o I'm sure it's a good...

Busted. :o



I'm sure it's a good workout. Do they regroup regularly?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 5,677
Views: 68,690
Posted By WhyFi

I, too, got pooped out on the rolling sections...

I, too, got pooped out on the rolling sections and was the oldest guy on the ride today. :D
05-17-22, 05:30 AM
Replies: 252
Views: 5,627
Posted By WhyFi

He won't tell us where he was so inconvenienced,...

He won't tell us where he was so inconvenienced, by these entitled cyclists, that he had to harangue them from the safety of his car... but he'll take me off ignore and summon me back to a thread...
05-16-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,695
Posted By WhyFi

Whatever kind the service department at my LBS...

Whatever kind the service department at my LBS pulls out of the huge bulk cable box when I ask for a shift cable.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,500
Posted By WhyFi

A lot of discussion? The thread just limped in to...

A lot of discussion? The thread just limped in to a second page and more than half of the posts are clumsy devil's advocacy attempts or responses to them. Larry could flatulate and the resulting...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 02:16 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,500
Posted By WhyFi

Got it. So let me see if this sums it up, then - ...

Got it. So let me see if this sums it up, then -

You came across a statement from a pro rider that was so dumb that it didn't merit discussion. Since you wanted to generate a discussion, you...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,500
Posted By WhyFi

So when someone cites an off-the-wall absurdity...

So when someone cites an off-the-wall absurdity as an excuse, we're supposed to swallow it because they've ridden more miles than us? I might buy your line of reasoning, but you're going to have to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,500
Posted By WhyFi

:roflmao2:

:roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 08:07 PM
Replies: 5,677
Views: 68,690
Posted By WhyFi

Oof. I know that you're competitive, but you...

Oof. I know that you're competitive, but you really shouldn't try to out-bam bam.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 07:38 PM
Replies: 5,677
Views: 68,690
Posted By WhyFi

Regular or tubeless? The Power Road TLRs are...

Regular or tubeless? The Power Road TLRs are pretty nice.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5,677
Views: 68,690
Posted By WhyFi

This Mavs v Suns score is absurd.

This Mavs v Suns score is absurd.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5,677
Views: 68,690
Posted By WhyFi

You'd prolly need 700 miles for the week to take...

You'd prolly need 700 miles for the week to take the elevation crown.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5,677
Views: 68,690
Posted By WhyFi

Legos are my son's thing, but I might have to get...

Legos are my son's thing, but I might have to get this one for myself -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZK9T39i5RA
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5,677
Views: 68,690
Posted By WhyFi

So is that what "K-Hole" refers to?...

So is that what "K-Hole" refers to? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 08:14 AM
Replies: 5,677
Views: 68,690
Posted By WhyFi

:thumb: Hey now - I gots that Filipino...

:thumb:



Hey now - I gots that Filipino blood. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5,677
Views: 68,690
Posted By WhyFi

Are they any kind of special "cool black" type of...

Are they any kind of special "cool black" type of material? I've only bought white sun sleeves because the radiant heat on my black jerseys certainly seems more intense than when I'm wearing a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 06:27 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 740
Posted By WhyFi

Are you assuming that this thought hadn't...

Are you assuming that this thought hadn't occurred to others? Get more than two tires under your belt with it - even with very thorough rinsing, film will start to develop, you'll eventually suck in...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-22, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5,677
Views: 68,690
Posted By WhyFi

Wait - there are parts of New York that aren't...

Wait - there are parts of New York that aren't New York City? I don't know if I believe you.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 19,322
Posted By WhyFi

Apples-to-apple doesn't necessarily explain the...

Apples-to-apple doesn't necessarily explain the "why?" Greater front traction could unload the rear which would make it more prone to breaking loose, which is why I was looking for clarification.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 5,677
Views: 68,690
Posted By WhyFi

Some SFW bottomless (portafilter) action - ...

Some SFW bottomless (portafilter) action -
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1200x800/dsc00758_b0743cea35bb0668623cce298cf2ae449ef4dc58.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-22, 07:46 AM
Replies: 5,677
Views: 68,690
Posted By WhyFi

What's the scoop on second boosters? Is it...

What's the scoop on second boosters? Is it something most should consider? A timeframe where it's most effective? Etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-22, 07:42 AM
Replies: 5,677
Views: 68,690
Posted By WhyFi

Now that both the weather and sunrise are...

Now that both the weather and sunrise are cooperating, I was able to get out for my first while-everyone-else-is-sleeping ride of the year. It's a nice jumpstart and it's great not having to think,...
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