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Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 101
Posted By datlas

If her sense of balance OFF the bike is normal,...

If her sense of balance OFF the bike is normal, it probably just needs more time/practice.

If her balance is off (try having her walk heel/toe, first with eyes open and then blindfolded and see...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

When will they have Pickleball at the Olympics? ...

When will they have Pickleball at the Olympics? Maybe next time.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 12:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 191
Posted By datlas

You are probably in the ballpark. Maybe a smidge...

You are probably in the ballpark. Maybe a smidge lower if wet and/or rougher pavement, a smidge higher if riding smooth dry roads.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

I am so NOT keeping up with the Kardashians.

I am so NOT keeping up with the Kardashians.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 09:37 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

I am a Look guy myself, but I believe these are...

I am a Look guy myself, but I believe these are fine pedals.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

Example of current generation gap: Heidi is...

Example of current generation gap:

Heidi is dog-sitting her bosses dogs. One is named "Stormy," so I said oh like Stormy Daniels?? Heidi said "Who is that? I don't know them, but I think it's like...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 07:00 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

Feels like a Monday.

Feels like a Monday.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 550
Posted By datlas

I have similar proportions. Play the hand you...

I have similar proportions. Play the hand you have, itís not ideal but life is full of compromises. Use a 50 or 60mm stem.

But honestly I suspect you would do better with a 58cm frame and...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 06:53 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 550
Posted By datlas

This bike is too large for you. A short stem...

This bike is too large for you.

A short stem is going to help, but it’s still not a good solution.

If you have comfort issues better to find a good fitter. I am concerned the bike will not...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 02:25 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 572
Posted By datlas

Every fall DCRainmaker publishes a very thorough...

Every fall DCRainmaker publishes a very thorough review of trainers. Look at the one from fall 2020 for a start.
07-25-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 611
Posted By datlas

It’s late but I think 25 is a good idea. And yes...

It’s late but I think 25 is a good idea. And yes you are probably over-inflating your tires by 10-20PSI. It’s ok, most people pump their tires to “max” pressure on sidewall which is understandable.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 515
Posted By datlas

I am such a hoarder of consumables, I still have...

I am such a hoarder of consumables, I still have FOUR GP4000s tires in the closet. At this rate next tire might be GP6000!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

Food news: 1. After Longwood Gardens last...

Food news:

1. After Longwood Gardens last night, we got carry-out from PF Chang's. I imagine the PF stands for "Pretty Fake" but the eggplant dish I had was quite good. I am sure it had too...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 04:51 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

Yesterday's ride was good in that the weather was...

Yesterday's ride was good in that the weather was fine, I felt strong, and did an almost-century at 92 miles.

It was not so good in that one of my friends had a flat from hell that we tried...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 03:56 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

Not a funny story: time to ride. Small group of...

Not a funny story: time to ride. Small group of 3 today.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By datlas

Talk to the doctor about your concerns. There...

Talk to the doctor about your concerns. There are likely good solutions but best to avoid anecdotal online advice for medical issues.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

I run it on my 5 year old macbook laptop with an...

I run it on my 5 year old macbook laptop with an HDMI connection to a monitor and it looks good enough for my needs.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

I don't think my family would tolerate a XC trip...

I don't think my family would tolerate a XC trip in the Saturn.

I got into a HUGE discussion with mrs datlas about 3 years ago as the muffler went and one of the brake lines was rusted. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

Nope. Start temp 63F. End temp 81F. Light...

Nope. Start temp 63F. End temp 81F. Light winds and low humidity.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

Epic almost-100 mile ride planned for tomorrow. ...

Epic almost-100 mile ride planned for tomorrow.

​​​​​​https://ridewithgps.com/routes/36870154
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

Past performance is not an indicator of future...

Past performance is not an indicator of future results. Sad.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

Mrs datlas won't let me keep it if it has a...

Mrs datlas won't let me keep it if it has a terminal repair estimate (say in excess of $500), plus it won't be worth six figures until I am gone and forgotten anyway.

That said, I do hope to keep...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

Funny story, I was doing the Radio Tower climb...

Funny story, I was doing the Radio Tower climb this past winter and was pushing so hard, when suddenly I thought I broke the trainer when everything collapsed, but it was really me pulling my rear...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

Same. I am going to stick with the SNAP for the...

Same. I am going to stick with the SNAP for the time being, I only use it December-March anyway so can't really justify a direct drive trainer.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

FYI the Saturn has DOUBLED in value in the past...

FYI the Saturn has DOUBLED in value in the past year. I should have purchased a whole fleet and cashed in!!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

fixed, possibly

fixed, possibly
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

Yeah between the flywheel and the frame, those...

Yeah between the flywheel and the frame, those newfangled smart trainers are quite heavy.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

Whenever I send my patients to the hospital/big...

Whenever I send my patients to the hospital/big healthcare system, I tell them to cue up Pink Floyd's "Welcome to the Machine."

It is quite a dysfunctional machine and that's the best analogy I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

Well, we are members of the same tribe.

Well, we are members of the same tribe.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 42,990
Posted By datlas

What’s the allure/benefit of mustache bars?

What’s the allure/benefit of mustache bars?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 616
Posted By datlas

Consider a new groupset for current frame?

Consider a new groupset for current frame?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

No. The bird wonít sit still long enough.

No. The bird wonít sit still long enough.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

I have the same problem.

I have the same problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

Sounds like you put the MINE in Velomine. Kudos.

Sounds like you put the MINE in Velomine. Kudos.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

Good story. Audiophile schwag makes...

Good story.

Audiophile schwag makes cycling look cheap by comparison. Of course it does not wear out, usually and can last a lifetime.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

We are still coming to LA in 3 weeks, but the...

We are still coming to LA in 3 weeks, but the case count is rising at an alarming pace. :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

"Mother, I want to...."

"Mother, I want to...."
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 343
Posted By datlas

Kudos

Kudos
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

Good ride despite the smoky haze and humid...

Good ride despite the smoky haze and humid conditions. Beats work by many orders of magnitude.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

:love:

:love:
07-21-21, 05:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 411
Posted By datlas

Realize that geometry of frame and fit to bike...

Realize that geometry of frame and fit to bike are NOT the same thing. There is some overlap. For fit to bike if your fit is spot on use stack/reach to compare frames. Geometry really relates more to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

So you won?? :bday:

So you won?? :bday:
07-20-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 614
Posted By datlas

The pump don’t work ‘cause the vandals took the...

The pump don’t work ‘cause the vandals took the handles?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

I see what you did there.

I see what you did there.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

Feels like Tuesday.

Feels like Tuesday.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 357
Posted By datlas

No. Flip stem upwards to start as suggested...

No. Flip stem upwards to start as suggested above.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

Now I have this on my soundtrack: ...

Now I have this on my soundtrack:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6Mx5xKOMAk
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

fixed

fixed
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

Bedroom door is closed. Cat meows loudly at the...

Bedroom door is closed. Cat meows loudly at the door and claws at it, which is impossible to sleep through. After Heidi goes to LA next month, we may consider sending the cat to the dungeon for...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2,667
Views: 29,086
Posted By datlas

Alarm cat went off at 4:15 instead of 5:15 this...

Alarm cat went off at 4:15 instead of 5:15 this morning. Where is the "set" button?!? :notamused:
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