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09-23-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,171
Posted By WhyFi

A) Not what I said. B) Stan's shortcomings...

A) Not what I said.
B) Stan's shortcomings seem to be more apparent if you actually ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10,196
Views: 137,755
Posted By WhyFi

Yup. French press is fine and dandy, but no...

Yup. French press is fine and dandy, but no substitute for espresso.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10,196
Views: 137,755
Posted By WhyFi

:lol: you looking to pick up a disc frame in the...

:lol: you looking to pick up a disc frame in the near future?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10,196
Views: 137,755
Posted By WhyFi

What, to sell it if I upgrade? No idea, and it'll...

What, to sell it if I upgrade? No idea, and it'll probably be a while 'til I'm there.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10,196
Views: 137,755
Posted By WhyFi

That's weird. Why so often? Is it the...

That's weird. Why so often? Is it the construction of the valve or something? I've replaced the valves in mine once in the 14 or 15 years that I've had it. That was just from the gaskets...
09-23-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,171
Posted By WhyFi

The vast majority of the naysayers fall in to two...

The vast majority of the naysayers fall in to two categories:

Those that have never used road tubeless
Those that used Stan's on road tubeless


The next largest group of naysayers would...
09-23-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,171
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I've had to pop in a tube twice, and the...

Yeah, I've had to pop in a tube twice, and the "mess" certainly wasn't the worst part of the situation. I mean, if it didn't seal, the majority of the sealant should be blown out of the puncture,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10,196
Views: 137,755
Posted By WhyFi

Was it you that had problems with really hard...

Was it you that had problems with really hard water?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10,196
Views: 137,755
Posted By WhyFi

No, I'll have to come up with something more...

No, I'll have to come up with something more age-appropriate. Having trouble thinking of an early 2000s comp.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10,196
Views: 137,755
Posted By WhyFi

Their bread and butter is within Tri/TT, and...

Their bread and butter is within Tri/TT, and don't have much name recognition outside of it. I wouldn't be surprised to hear that it's a great bike, but I also wouldn't be surprised if I were told...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10,196
Views: 137,755
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I really don't have a burning upgrade-itis....

Yeah, I really don't have a burning upgrade-itis. I perfectly fine with the functionality and performance of R8000. Di2 would be nice, as would a clean cockpit, but those are very much non-essential,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 3,498
Posted By WhyFi

Others would disagree with your whole argument,...

Others would disagree with your whole argument, which is less an argument and more a preference. Personally, I'd rather keep things more interchangable, both for a feasible upgrade path and for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10,196
Views: 137,755
Posted By WhyFi

Who are you going to have retrofit the downtube...

Who are you going to have retrofit the downtube shifter nubs on the R3? :innocent:


;)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 3,498
Posted By WhyFi

It's understandable - those pitchforks aren't...

It's understandable - those pitchforks aren't going to wield themselves and you've got other things to do and people to see.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10,196
Views: 137,755
Posted By WhyFi

Thanks - I'm in no hurry to replace it. Heck,...

Thanks - I'm in no hurry to replace it. Heck, there's probably a better chance that I'll move to a new 12sp, semi-wireless group (getting rid of the shift cables, at least), before moving on from the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10,196
Views: 137,755
Posted By WhyFi

Reported. ....but yeah. ...

Reported.



....but yeah.

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/443x395/warmer_ea30f63ecdc8df90a975e55603b6655ed72c2103.jpg

It looks like they've also added "snoods,"...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 3,498
Posted By WhyFi

Hi! You must be new here! Welcome! ;)

Hi! You must be new here! Welcome!

;)
09-23-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 493
Posted By WhyFi

As always, you do you. There's a huge range...

As always, you do you.

There's a huge range and variety of mold - some can be bad for you, while others aren't. The stuff growing in your bottles hasn't exactly been hand-picked, so who knows...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10,196
Views: 137,755
Posted By WhyFi

They do, but I don't have one. Unlike most, it's...

They do, but I don't have one. Unlike most, it's not a straight tube. It is flared at one end for more chest coverage. I don't know whether I like that or not.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 860
Posted By WhyFi

Ah, a fresh batch of posters to get worked up...

Ah, a fresh batch of posters to get worked up over Mogul's collections! :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10,196
Views: 137,755
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, it's getting to be chilly in the mornings -...

Yeah, it's getting to be chilly in the mornings - at the outset of my ride yesterday, I had my light gloves, my light winter hat and my neck gaiter.

Hot take: the neck gaiter has dethroned the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10,196
Views: 137,755
Posted By WhyFi

Thanks for the salt in the wound :(

Thanks for the salt in the wound :(
09-22-21, 07:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 493
Posted By WhyFi

I've got some Camelback bottles and you can take...

I've got some Camelback bottles and you can take the spouts completely apart - I'll do that every once in a while, and give the parts an overnight soak in water with a tbsp of bleach, or so. It helps...
09-22-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,171
Posted By WhyFi

I've had one tire/rim combo that would unseat at...

I've had one tire/rim combo that would unseat at very low pressure (like, under 10psi or so). If that experience in anything to go by, tires that unseat at low pressure are pretty easy to seat, so I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 05:03 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 3,498
Posted By WhyFi

For some rotor bling, the Hope Road CL floating...

For some rotor bling, the Hope Road CL floating rotors are available in different colors and gorgeous... Well, as gorgeous as rotors can get. I'd like to try some out, but they're still difficult to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 10,196
Views: 137,755
Posted By WhyFi

Nice fall weather for an LSD - ...

Nice fall weather for an LSD -

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/20210922_122920_61d18caa26973efb9abb55f63054daa92e27f105.jpg

Unfortunately, they didn't have cans...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 02:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 494
Posted By WhyFi

Because you just don't need it. Odds are that...

Because you just don't need it. Odds are that nothing is bad is going to happen, but there's the possibility that you lose it or that it's one more step in changing a flat tire on the road (during...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 10,196
Views: 137,755
Posted By WhyFi

Hoo boy, did I have a crush on Chynna Phillips...

Hoo boy, did I have a crush on Chynna Phillips BITD.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 07:52 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 3,498
Posted By WhyFi

You know, I don't think that they do, anymore....

You know, I don't think that they do, anymore. You could get some of the rim brake R-series bikes a year or so ago, but I don't think that they're being made anymore. Surprisingly, their TT bike look...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 07:48 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 860
Posted By WhyFi

I'm gonna go squat on the PinarelloMogul user...

I'm gonna go squat on the PinarelloMogul user name and wait to sell to the highest bidder. :innocent:





:p
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-21, 06:36 AM
Replies: 181
Views: 3,498
Posted By WhyFi

You must be new here! Let us introduce you to...

You must be new here! Let us introduce you to Dave Mayer!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 04:19 PM
Replies: 10,196
Views: 137,755
Posted By WhyFi

You must be new here. :p

You must be new here. :p
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10,196
Views: 137,755
Posted By WhyFi

Where all FTPs are above average? No, but...

Where all FTPs are above average? No, but going-out-of-business sales don't typically cater to my riding season. As it is, this one wasn't too badly timed, though I do hope to get in another month...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 04:04 PM
Replies: 10,196
Views: 137,755
Posted By WhyFi

Trainer has arrived and has been physically...

Trainer has arrived and has been physically set-up (cassette and TA endcaps installed - it was otherwise ready-to-go). Folds up and tucks out of the way nicely, better than expected. Don't have time...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 04:00 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 860
Posted By WhyFi

Are you talking about the custom printed saddles?...

Are you talking about the custom printed saddles? Come on - show us a (sideways ;)) pic with 17 of 'em, still in the box.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 03:49 PM
Replies: 10,196
Views: 137,755
Posted By WhyFi

Horse proximity, obv.

Horse proximity, obv.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 495
Posted By WhyFi

Didn't I preface it with that?

Didn't I preface it with that?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 10,196
Views: 137,755
Posted By WhyFi

So, for those with LPLOs on Chrome - When...

So, for those with LPLOs on Chrome -

When I've gotten one lately, I've:

1) Hit F12
B) Clicked on the mobile emulation mode -...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 495
Posted By WhyFi

Not being trite, but can I mention aesthetics? If...

Not being trite, but can I mention aesthetics? If I'm sure that I can make either size fit, I'm going with the one that's closer to the middle of the bell-curve, 'cause they look better - the further...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 12:58 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 3,498
Posted By WhyFi

Hard to argue with this - most buyers just wanted...

Hard to argue with this - most buyers just wanted one or two of them.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 12:26 PM
Replies: 10,196
Views: 137,755
Posted By WhyFi

Two models, essentially, and no fully...

Two models, essentially, and no fully internal/integrated cockpits. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 10,196
Views: 137,755
Posted By WhyFi

I used to lust after the Times hanging in the...

I used to lust after the Times hanging in the window at R&A in Brooklyn in the early 2010s. I haven't seen anything from them in a while, though; I should see what they've got going on.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 12:13 PM
Replies: 10,196
Views: 137,755
Posted By WhyFi

TX, amiright?

TX, amiright?
09-21-21, 12:11 PM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,493
Posted By WhyFi

That's a nice non-sequitur. I was...

That's a nice non-sequitur.

I was unsubscribed when you first quoted me, bored with the nonsense of the thread. Since it's clear that you can offer neither a logical argument nor entertainment...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 3,498
Posted By WhyFi

It's pretty much set in road terms, other than...

It's pretty much set in road terms, other than the freedom of choice between 140mm or 160mm rotors. There's also the method of fastening the rotor to the hub, Centerlock vs 6-bolt, but CL is the more...
09-21-21, 11:57 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,493
Posted By WhyFi

Yes, you are. Myopia often has that affect.

Yes, you are. Myopia often has that affect.
09-21-21, 11:55 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,493
Posted By WhyFi

Maybe having an excuse to spend some time with...

Maybe having an excuse to spend some time with him/her *is* a good use of their time. Based on the back-and-forth here, I can see how you might not be able to cultivate the same kinds of friendships...
09-21-21, 11:49 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,493
Posted By WhyFi

Yes, I'm making the assumption that they're not...

Yes, I'm making the assumption that they're not completely stupid. I'll reserve that assumption of present company, if it makes you feel any better.
09-21-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 268
Views: 5,493
Posted By WhyFi

If they've been doing it for years, that's a...

If they've been doing it for years, that's a pretty safe assumption.
09-21-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,171
Posted By WhyFi

If you don't currently have an issue with flats,...

If you don't currently have an issue with flats, please don't go tubeless - you'll be increasing the amount of work that you do and receiving little, if any, benefit. Then you'll be back here, one...
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