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Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-21, 07:24 PM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

Geez, I tow my kid around in a lead parachute and...

Geez, I tow my kid around in a lead parachute and my weekly isn't that low. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-21, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

I'm a Florence Firenze man, myself.

I'm a Florence Firenze man, myself.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-21, 04:57 PM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

That blows.

That blows.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-21, 10:03 AM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

I feel like a gilet and neck gaiter can cover a...

I feel like a gilet and neck gaiter can cover a lot of ground while being very packable. Leg/knee warmers, too, but only if it's going to dip in to the low 50s or cooler.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-21, 10:00 AM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

Kudos! I don't think that I'll have a chance to...

Kudos! I don't think that I'll have a chance to do this again until March or April. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

I put on my lighter winter gear and went out. It...

I put on my lighter winter gear and went out. It was the right decision. It was actually pretty pleasant, much more so than the other day, when it was 5 warmer but damp and windy.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-21, 06:40 AM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

Almost time to ride.... but it's 39⁰ with a bit...

Almost time to ride.... but it's 39⁰ with a bit of wind, so do I don my winter gear (early season wimpiness) or do I fire up the trainer? :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-21, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

But how can we really be sure about that, hmmm?

But how can we really be sure about that, hmmm?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-21, 06:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 413
Posted By WhyFi

Off the top of my head? No. It's a cumulation of...

Off the top of my head? No. It's a cumulation of wheel and tire shipping over the last few years. If you read reviews of the new tire releases, like the Schwalbe Pro One Addix TLE, you'll see...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-21, 08:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 413
Posted By WhyFi

Keep in mind that the GP4k is going to be a...

Keep in mind that the GP4k is going to be a little oversized compared to the GP5k. In general, newer tires are a little smaller than previous generation tires because they're compensating for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-21, 10:22 AM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

At least they've gotten with the times and made...

At least they've gotten with the times and made it hookless compatible.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-21, 10:21 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 195
Posted By WhyFi

Can all clinchers be set up tubeless? Safely? No....

Can all clinchers be set up tubeless? Safely? No.

Can those wheels be set up tubeless? Maybe. I'd even say "probably." Take the tires and tubes off and take a look at the rim bed profile. Compare...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,161
Posted By WhyFi

So not the slam dunk many thought it would be. ...

So not the slam dunk many thought it would be.

Yeah, I'll be interested to hear riding impressions.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-21, 10:10 AM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

BRR test of the new Conti GP5kS TR has been...

BRR test of the new Conti GP5kS TR has been posted - https://www.bicyclerollingresistance.com/road-bike-reviews/continental-grand-prix-5000-s-tr

Doesn't look quite like the slam dunk that Conti...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-21, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

I've done the same. When you have room to work,...

I've done the same. When you have room to work, stuff in that size range isn't a big deal. Once you have constraints, like a decent chance of causing property damage, I'm going to step back and let...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-21, 09:48 AM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

Trsnrtr cuts his palms, himself.

Trsnrtr cuts his palms, himself.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-21, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

We have an ash that shades the house during the...

We have an ash that shades the house during the hottest part of the day; I think it's a big reason that we can get away without AC for all but a handful of the days throughout the year. Between that...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 895
Posted By WhyFi

What's a season? I got ~2500 miles out of my rear...

What's a season? I got ~2500 miles out of my rear POEAs, and I'm not terribly easy on tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-21, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

Pffft - what a loser you are! ;)

Pffft - what a loser you are!


;)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,536
Posted By WhyFi

Where'd you find the new Conti?

Where'd you find the new Conti?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 01:16 PM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

That's it? Ouch - insult on top of injury. ...

That's it? Ouch - insult on top of injury.

:p

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Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

I see no pies. :(

I see no pies. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

I like pumpkin bars (and really, they're more...

I like pumpkin bars (and really, they're more like pumpkin cake) with cream cheese frosting, too. Mmmmmm. :love:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

I'm seeing pics of pumpkin pie on Instagram. ...

I'm seeing pics of pumpkin pie on Instagram.

Now I want pumpkin pie.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 12:46 PM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

The number of connectable devices depends upon...

The number of connectable devices depends upon the BT version. My BT dongle is fairly current and can certainly handle more than one (I know that I ran PM, speed sensor and HRM concurrently last...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,161
Posted By WhyFi

In theory, they should go on as easily as other...

In theory, they should go on as easily as other tires made to the same spec. So far, I've used two such tires and they both were among the easiest that I've mounted.




Yeah, and he hasn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 12:34 PM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

But in fairness, this is my least favorite riding...

But in fairness, this is my least favorite riding weather. I'll take a dry 25 over a damp 45 any time. The whipping wind was just the turd on top.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

Miserable weather for the ride today. Damp cold...

Miserable weather for the ride today. Damp cold (mid-40s) and damn windy. Decided to do a shorter ride than normal, just because it wasn't terribly enjoyable. When I got home, I realized that I had...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

Setting up my trainer, the other day, was a pain,...

Setting up my trainer, the other day, was a pain, too. For some reason, my armband HRM didn't want to pair with the BT dongle, though the older (and not preferred) chest strap would. Connecting via...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 11:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,161
Posted By WhyFi

Very little chance that you got a GP5KS TR - you...

Very little chance that you got a GP5KS TR - you almost certainly got a GP5K TL. The S TR is very new and is designed to be hookless compatible. The TL has been around for a couple of years and is...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 09:31 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,161
Posted By WhyFi

Someone on the forum posted pics of them mounted...

Someone on the forum posted pics of them mounted on their wheels the other day... I'll see if I can find it.

edit:...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

:( :hug:

:(

:hug:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 08:24 PM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

I run 9 on my primary screen. I used to have a...

I run 9 on my primary screen. I used to have a 310XT, which really had a small screen, so the 530 is pretty spacious in comparison.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 08:15 PM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

Remember that you've got multiple screens. ...

Remember that you've got multiple screens.

And three fields dedicated to lights? :twitchy: When your batteries are low, you should get a notification - I don't see much need to keep track of them...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 05:35 PM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

Among younger guys, there are still whispers of...

Among younger guys, there are still whispers of 'old man strength,' enough so that many aren't looking to test it out.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 01:38 PM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

I only had time to squeeze in an hour today and,...

I only had time to squeeze in an hour today and, despite a fresh download, it still needed to be updated. Then there were issues with DLing the companion app. Then there were issues getting all of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 01:35 PM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

Actually, now that I zoom and enhance, I see that...

Actually, now that I zoom and enhance, I see that there are shadows being cast from the riders and spectators further ahead, in the lit intersection.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

**** if I know. Bike isn't set up, so I didn't...

**** if I know. Bike isn't set up, so I didn't move about.

Just looked at Richmond again. It's golden hour, now, evidently. At first, I didn't think that I was getting shadows, but then I noticed...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 01:22 PM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

Just peeked in on Watopia - even though it's...

Just peeked in on Watopia - even though it's night there, too, I'm getting shadows. Odd.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 01:21 PM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

Gonna make me plug in my trainer and fire up the...

Gonna make me plug in my trainer and fire up the Companion App and whatnot? Hurrumph.

Detail looks about the same, but no shadows. Is it because it's night?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

Hmmm. I fired up Zwift on the "Just Watch"...

Hmmm. I fired up Zwift on the "Just Watch" setting and I'm getting shadows, better textures and whatnot. Peeking at my CPU and GPU utilization shows no strain - single CPU threads peak below 50% and...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 918
Posted By WhyFi

It's not really a matter of improper design. You...

It's not really a matter of improper design. You can polarize two ways: linear or circular. Linear is more common and less expensive, but you'll have issues if both filters aren't aligned in the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

I mean, frankly, I don't expect graphics on par...

I mean, frankly, I don't expect graphics on par with a AAA game, but I'd hope for better than the polygons that I'm seeing.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 12:27 PM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

Hmmm. According to Zwift Insider (from last year)...

Hmmm. According to Zwift Insider (from last year) -



That's pretty bunk.

The article also indicates that AMD GPUs don't do as well as NIDIA because of driver issues, but it shouldn't be...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

That's the thing - there's only a setting for...

That's the thing - there's only a setting for resolution, but nothing for any of the typical eye candy settings that you would see on any modern game. As such, it's set at my monitor's resolution,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 12:15 PM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

Didn't notice during the ride. Is the screenshot...

Didn't notice during the ride. Is the screenshot on Strava representative of the what you see on the local machine? This is what's on there -
...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

I'm running it on my gaming rig. I have plenty of...

I'm running it on my gaming rig. I have plenty of horsepower.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 918
Posted By WhyFi

Screens on electronic devices are sometimes...

Screens on electronic devices are sometimes (often?) polarized, too, so that can be a detriment with polarized glasses - if the alignment clashes, you won't see your display at all, unless you cock...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 11:56 AM
Replies: 2,574
Views: 28,033
Posted By WhyFi

I started my Zwift trial today, since the weather...

I started my Zwift trial today, since the weather was looking sketch. Meh. It was alright. Don't know WTF I'm doing, though.

Am I seeing this right, though - in terms of graphics, there's only a...
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