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Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

Donít forget to PM me your address.

Donít forget to PM me your address.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

So we had a fun “recovery” ride today. A few...

So we had a fun “recovery” ride today. A few miles in, we were joined by a local triathlon “celebrity” who podiumed at the Ironman Championships at Kona a couple times in the 90’s. He stayed with...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-22, 05:38 AM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

Time to ride!

Time to ride!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-22, 05:24 AM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

Donít be a fool by guessing. Take the damn post...

Donít be a fool by guessing. Take the damn post out. If you PM me your address I can mail you a tablespoon of carbon paste wrapped in some Saran Wrap.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-22, 03:28 AM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

The size info is typically at the bottom of the...

The size info is typically at the bottom of the seatpost, below the ďmin insertĒ line. So although itís a nuisance to fully remove it, the info you seek should be there. You can always add some...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 588
Posted By datlas

What about the squirrel??

What about the squirrel??
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 04:38 AM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

It got cool, suddenly. It’s 44F out. Time to...

It got cool, suddenly. It’s 44F out. Time to bundle up and ride!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 03:21 AM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

Double liked for including the cat.

Double liked for including the cat.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

I am ok with that. My cyclist friend from Menlo...

I am ok with that. My cyclist friend from Menlo Park told me that the area has a HUGE population of people on the spectrum. Not that there is anything wrong with that.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

There is a bunch of chatter amongst my friends...

There is a bunch of chatter amongst my friends regarding tomorrow's ride. I would love to do a century with lots of hillclimbs. They are trying to cut the proposed course from 65 miles to 60 miles....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

You are cute when you are a concrete thinker.

You are cute when you are a concrete thinker.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

You might be. I am trying to stomp out disease...

You might be. I am trying to stomp out disease despite an incredibly dysfunctional healthcare system.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 215
Posted By datlas

How about 808 Front and Disc in back?

How about 808 Front and Disc in back?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

I think that is reasonable. It may still make...

I think that is reasonable. It may still make sense to mask up on a crowded bus or in a crowded theater etc., but that this point in the process it should be optional. I asked my contacts if/when...
09-23-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 361
Posted By datlas

It's complicated. Some cheap lights have sky-high...

It's complicated. Some cheap lights have sky-high lumens but terrible optics and are not very good. The fancier bike-specific lights are more likely to have better optics. There are lots of reviews...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

Kudos. A rare 3/6 for me too. Ditto for mrs...

Kudos. A rare 3/6 for me too. Ditto for mrs datlas but she is way better than me at the game.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

ok if you want to impress, make sure itís...

ok if you want to impress, make sure itís Barronís or the WSJ.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

fixed

fixed
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

I heard he is grounded. Something about a broken...

I heard he is grounded. Something about a broken spoke???
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

Was he sitting?? ...

Was he sitting??

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-q559-hhUA
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

It's a cycling reference. BITD when cresting a...

It's a cycling reference. BITD when cresting a hill, the racers would grab a newspaper and put under jersey as a poor-man's gilet.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

Newspaper under jersey?? #OldSchool

Newspaper under jersey??

#OldSchool
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 277
Posted By datlas

Front tires last forever so just order a single...

Front tires last forever so just order a single extra tire. A set/pair is ok but probably overkill.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

Indeed. It's a factor even locally. On...

Indeed. It's a factor even locally. On yesterday's ride, I was surprised to see some riders with arm warmers and/or jackets on. It seems too soon. OTOH for Saturday's ride we are expecting a...
09-22-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By datlas

Bump :innocent:

Bump

:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 30,841
Posted By datlas

I have mentioned this COUNTLESS times and it...

I have mentioned this COUNTLESS times and it falls on deaf ears. I do think they could/should implement a code/rule that says that an OLD thread (say older than 1 year since the last update) should...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

It's sad because days are shorter and temps are...

It's sad because days are shorter and temps are cooler.

On a happier note, I did get a rare 3/6 on Wordle today. :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 04:13 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 30,841
Posted By datlas

https://youtu.be/lPXWt2ESxVY

https://youtu.be/lPXWt2ESxVY
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 30,841
Posted By datlas

Do you realize you are commenting on a post from...

Do you realize you are commenting on a post from over 13 years ago?
09-21-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 358
Posted By datlas

Probably, but I agree try it at home so you know...

Probably, but I agree try it at home so you know for sure.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

We had a fun midweek ride. A total of 10 in our...

We had a fun midweek ride. A total of 10 in our group and everyone mostly behaved. One rider jettisoned his rear blinkie on the way out of town. I saw approximately where it landed, in some grass...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

:twitchy:

:twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 581
Posted By datlas

qft

qft
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

Safe travels! I think I see some family...

Safe travels!

I think I see some family resemblance. I will try to find a father-daughter pic of Hannah and me to share.....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

What are the odds of that?? :innocent: ...

What are the odds of that?? :innocent:

#ActuaryHumor
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

:bday:

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

Kudos. Was it the cat-sitter that came to the...

Kudos. Was it the cat-sitter that came to the rescue??
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

fixed. sad.

fixed. sad.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

That is actually a hair-clip. I obviously have...

That is actually a hair-clip. I obviously have no need for such a device, given my follicular status. It belongs to mrs datlas.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

Jackie says hi to her Addiction animal friends. ...

Jackie says hi to her Addiction animal friends.


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Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

I am always on the lookout for narrow shoes. ...

I am always on the lookout for narrow shoes. BITD Sidi made an "S" which was even narrower than their usual, and fit me PERFECTLY....but they discontinued it a few years ago.

I still get SIDIs...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 03:08 AM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

:bday:

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

I am optimistic it will work if you get it 2+...

I am optimistic it will work if you get it 2+ weeks before the event.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

I asked my ID (Infectious Disease) specialist if...

I asked my ID (Infectious Disease) specialist if she envisions a time when masking will be optional in hospitals and healthcare settings.

Her answer: not anytime soon. Maybe never.

Sigh.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 479
Views: 10,446
Posted By datlas

I expect that I fit this description. I use wet...

I expect that I fit this description. I use wet lube and accept that my chain is never "factory clean" but honestly I get 5000 miles before the chain wears to 0.5% (and that's when I replace them),...
09-19-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,104
Posted By datlas

Use your easier gears. Find some long-ish climbs...

Use your easier gears. Find some long-ish climbs nearby that are not impossible and practice on them. Rinse. Repeat.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

You may be correct. I am trying to get mrs...

You may be correct. I am trying to get mrs datlas to relax her policy, which I honestly think is ok to do since we have the new bivalent booster etc., but she is not "ready" yet. I am not the most...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6,582
Views: 82,227
Posted By datlas

The issue, as I see it, is that over the past...

The issue, as I see it, is that over the past year or so it's become "reasonable" to wear a mask and it's "reasonable" to not wear one.

I am hoping we will eventually be at a point where it will...
09-19-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 682
Posted By datlas

Removed all posts is clearly a sign. Draw your...

Removed all posts is clearly a sign. Draw your own conclusions.
09-19-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 682
Posted By datlas

I remember him. Did HE remove his posts or did...

I remember him. Did HE remove his posts or did the forums??

In either case, I think he needs his meds adjusted.
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