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Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 350
Posted By datlas

Sorry about the editorial. It's tough to not put...

Sorry about the editorial. It's tough to not put my own spin on an inquiry. I promise to do better.

That said, are you sure you really want to limit your HR to 150? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-22, 11:39 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 595
Posted By datlas

I told mrs datlas that if I unexpectedly pass, to...

I told mrs datlas that if I unexpectedly pass, to offer all my bike schwag to my cycling friends who I expect will put it to good use.

#payitforward
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 595
Posted By datlas

Itís the thought that counts. Right?

Itís the thought that counts. Right?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 350
Posted By datlas

It’s your body and your physiology, but if I...

It’s your body and your physiology, but if I capped my HR at 150 I would not get far. I am 57 and can max out at 190.

Maybe you just need to pedal harder and/or gain more fitness. I know...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 595
Posted By datlas

Another sweaty ride done. Looks like I am KOM...

Another sweaty ride done. Looks like I am KOM but likely to get kicked off the podium.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-22, 05:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 291
Posted By datlas

Congrats. I suggest you consider removing the...

Congrats. I suggest you consider removing the aero bars. Not a fan.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-22, 05:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 595
Posted By datlas

Wut

Wut
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

Super humid sweat-fest of a ride done. Now in...

Super humid sweat-fest of a ride done. Now in NJ. Mrs datlas and I emptied out my dad’s storage unit. He would never do it himself and 90% of the items in there are of little or no value. We have...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-22, 04:50 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

Time to ride and try to beat the storms.

Time to ride and try to beat the storms.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-22, 03:57 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

I see what you did there.

I see what you did there.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

Hey indyfabz can your remind me who is...

Hey indyfabz can your remind me who is responsible for the atrocious RR crossing of the tracks across route 842 south of West Chester? They are a deathtrap and we need to find a solution. I believe...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

Somehow my browser logged me out of BF. I got a...

Somehow my browser logged me out of BF. I got a glimpse of all the ads that non-paying members get. What a distraction!
07-01-22, 05:33 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 607
Posted By datlas

That thing is a deathtrap. Would not pay...

That thing is a deathtrap. Would not pay anything for it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-22, 05:16 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

Still here on July 1st? Hmm.....

Still here on July 1st? Hmm.....
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 05:28 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

hot

hot
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 03:57 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

You live in an air-conditioned city though.

You live in an air-conditioned city though.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

Cycling pic of the day, from Copenhagen ...

Cycling pic of the day, from Copenhagen


https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/91bc1d5b_1ad4_4f02_a99e_0dc69f790833_0af0d55a6e4a7ba744918940c05e58082661cc81.jpeg

...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 03:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 517
Posted By datlas

Need more fluids because sweat is less effective....

Need more fluids because sweat is less effective. Watch the pros in these conditions, they will get ice packs from the team car sometimes.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

Good question. I have about one drink per...

Good question.

I have about one drink per quarter.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

Do bears drink??

Do bears drink??
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

Wordle 5/6. Sad.

Wordle 5/6. Sad.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

I have talked about this before, I don't mid mild...

I have talked about this before, I don't mid mild descents that have good pavement and good sight lines. But many of our roads here in Chester County have turns with poor sight lines, possible...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

My TroyBilt Lawn Tractor looked kinda like that. ...

My TroyBilt Lawn Tractor looked kinda like that. It died last year at the age of 20 and I decided to out-source the lawn mowing at $55 per for 1 acre. I think that's more cost effective if we are...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,515
Posted By datlas

Understood. But the population studied are...

Understood. But the population studied are presumably NOT cyclists but normal people. So for a normal person a cadence of 60 may be optimal, but for a trained cyclist I suspect a cadence of 80 may...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

It's safer going up them. Fixed.

It's safer going up them. Fixed.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

I prefer going up hills rather than down them. ...

I prefer going up hills rather than down them. Is that not normal??
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 11:25 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,515
Posted By datlas

I don't disagree, but my suspicion is...

I don't disagree, but my suspicion is trained/conditioned cyclists might perform better at self-selected cadence which is typically 80-90. Untrained cyclists are more likely to perform at 60 like...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

Nobody asked you. Sad.

Nobody asked you. Sad.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

The filter can eat **** and die, if you asked me.

The filter can eat **** and die, if you asked me.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 11:02 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

Agree. Sometimes you can postpone the crumbling,...

Agree. Sometimes you can postpone the crumbling, but even the best cared for cookies crumble in the end.

Enjoy every sandwich as the sage Warren Zevon said.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

We are all doomed. Sorry, but that's how the...

We are all doomed. Sorry, but that's how the cookie crumbles.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 07:17 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

That's a fantastic song, both in music and...

That's a fantastic song, both in music and message.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

One of my club mates has been riding a Ti Seven...

One of my club mates has been riding a Ti Seven for many years. She was offered a great price on a gently used Emonda from another club member and is raving about how much better and faster the bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

Both are 11 speed but the design and setup are...

Both are 11 speed but the design and setup are different. I think the ramps on chainrings are same/similar but not positive.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

BTW I fixed my inner limit screw on the FD so no...

BTW I fixed my inner limit screw on the FD so no more chain drop. But I am askeered one of the drops may have slightly bent one link, as I did have one chain suck episode. I may have to put on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

Agree. It took me some time to learn about the...

Agree. It took me some time to learn about the cable tension screw (make two white lines align) and the top cap that cable runs through is interesting but good once you thread it properly. If you...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 05:45 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

Time to ride!

Time to ride!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 05:17 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

My kids still get pissy on a monthly cycle these...

My kids still get pissy on a monthly cycle these days. I am sure you saw what I did there.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

same

same
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

Sounds like normal parenthood to me.

Sounds like normal parenthood to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

I resemble that comment.

I resemble that comment.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 1,515
Posted By datlas

Ride more. Worry less.

Ride more. Worry less.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

Sounds like a sidler. ...

Sounds like a sidler.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9eDhJ6fNQ0
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

I just checked. 159. Weak sauce.

I just checked. 159.

Weak sauce.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

Decoupage? I like that idea!

Decoupage? I like that idea!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

Liked

Liked
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

I am happy to try. But what about fibers from...

I am happy to try. But what about fibers from the backing board?? Somewhere I read there is fiberglass in there. The Saturn is so old, maybe there is even asbestos? I joke about the asbestos, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

Uh oh. The reason why I want a...

Uh oh.

The reason why I want a less-is-best solution is I suspect the Saturn has a life expectancy of 6-18 months. I don't really feel like giving it a fancy headliner. Plus no one else drives...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

I did order some twist pins from scambay but...

I did order some twist pins from scambay but honestly I suspect the fabric is deteriorating so quickly it''s still going to fall down in pieces. I think ripping out the fabric and painting makes the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 134,461
Posted By datlas

I posted this in SaturnForums and got a...

I posted this in SaturnForums and got a reasonable suggestion, but lemme bounce this off any of the thrifty geezer car guys:

The headliner is sagging and has several holes/tears in it. I don't...
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