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Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 824
Posted By WhyFi

Let sleeping dog specious claims lie for the...

Let sleeping dog specious claims lie for the greater good of the very important and useful thread topic? What fun would that be?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-22, 07:55 AM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

Hey indyfabz, did you see that email from REI MC?...

Hey indyfabz, did you see that email from REI MC? They're now doing 2% back for purchases with your REI MC when used with a mobile wallet method of payment (Apple or Google Pay, etc). What's not...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-22, 07:02 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 824
Posted By WhyFi

I'm aware of the math and I'm also aware that...

I'm aware of the math and I'm also aware that burning calories != burning fat. Exceptionally few people can operate at a 5k+ cal deficit 7 days in a row and those that can/do are almost certainly...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

Not when it's between two dropouts and has a...

Not when it's between two dropouts and has a tightened axel running through it.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 06:40 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, there's a rubber gasket on the Zipps and...

Yeah, there's a rubber gasket on the Zipps and they recommend pulling that down and over the pawls before inserting, but that gasket doesn't always seem to re-seat cleanly, so I just leave the gasket...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

Yup. It's the first that I've run in to it, too,...

Yup. It's the first that I've run in to it, too, but it seems as if it's becoming more common. I couldn't say why, though...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

:beer: I think that I've mentioned it...

:beer:

I think that I've mentioned it before, but it bears repeating if you haven't dealt with it before: the freehub can/will slide right off so, when you're handling the rear wheel, don't hold...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

Aligning yourself with VV. Oh, how the mighty...

Aligning yourself with VV. Oh, how the mighty have fallen.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 02:57 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

Admitting that you're ignoring the fastest...

Admitting that you're ignoring the fastest growing road cycling segments is supposed to convince me that you're on top of things?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 02:55 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 824
Posted By WhyFi

Like all things, it depends. At those speeds and...

Like all things, it depends. At those speeds and with the right kind of vehicle, there can be a pretty generous pocket, enough so that you'd still have time to avoid hazards like potholes and road...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 824
Posted By WhyFi

Take a look at the leaderboard and see if the KOM...

Take a look at the leaderboard and see if the KOM holder and a number of people in the top 10-20 all happened on the same day. In any area with a decent number of strong riders, groups are almost...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 824
Posted By WhyFi

I agree, if you're talking primarily about water...

I agree, if you're talking primarily about water weight. 10lbs of fat in a week? That would definitely not be nothing and would be damn near impossible.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

Your knowledge of the state of cycling has been...

Your knowledge of the state of cycling has been shown to be suspect, at best. Got any other, more reputable sources?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 02:21 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I'm on Android, but assumed that...

Yeah, I'm on Android, but assumed that replacements would generally be similar. I watched some videos on how to do it, but decided not to attempt it myself - replacing the screen looks to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

Have you ever had a screen replaced? I've got...

Have you ever had a screen replaced? I've got some cracks on one edge of the screen with a few hairlines spreading across. I'd like it to be pretty and clean again, but the phone is still fully...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 01:37 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

Says who?

Says who?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 01:21 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

These Sex in the City fans got pretty shook,...

These Sex in the City fans got pretty shook, didn't they?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 824
Posted By WhyFi

Forget cutting carbs - cut liquids! That'll get...

Forget cutting carbs - cut liquids! That'll get that 10 pounds off pretty quickly. :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

I watched Johnny when he was still on the air....

I watched Johnny when he was still on the air. How many (current, regular) Addicts are younger than me (45 - egads!)? bam and abshipp, but I'm not sure of anyone else.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-22, 10:10 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 417
Posted By WhyFi

I'd amend that answer by saying that it cleans...

I'd amend that answer by saying that it cleans easily from hard, smooth surfaces if you don't take too long to address it. If it gets on to clothing/fabric and you don't rinse it out quickly, it may...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-22, 04:54 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

That's madness.

That's madness.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-22, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

:eek: Part of the kitchen reno will be...

:eek:

Part of the kitchen reno will be installing a filter and (if necessary) water softener so that I can direct-plumb the next machine. I need get some hardness test strips with my next order...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, they're fast. If one of 'em was chasing you,...

Oh, they're fast. If one of 'em was chasing you, or any mere mortal, they'd be ******g scary. It's just that they share the field with people that are inhumanly fast.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

It's not *that* long. Active time for me is only...

It's not *that* long. Active time for me is only about a 10 min warmup to the base and then the actual climb. After that, I let my avatar coast all of the way back down the hill (about 10 minutes)...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 03:43 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

I'm really wanting in on the 64mm flat burr...

I'm really wanting in on the 64mm flat burr scene. Seems like some cool stuff happening there. I'mma wait for these new Ditting-style cast burrs to hit, though, which should be later this year.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

It's kind of turned in to a default course for me...

It's kind of turned in to a default course for me if I'm not feeling like crap. It's a good duration and I've come to appreciate the power/HR/time info for each segment/turn - it breaks the course up...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

Don't make me dig up your Alpe PR. :notamused: ...

Don't make me dig up your Alpe PR. :notamused:


:p
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 168
Posted By WhyFi

What have you tried so far? What's your melon...

What have you tried so far? What's your melon circumference?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

:foo:

:foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

I haven't seen that one but, on a related note, I...

I haven't seen that one but, on a related note, I surprised when Alex said he was 80kg on a different, recent video. He must be tall or dense, because he looks pretty lanky and I would have guessed...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 02:37 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

Hell, even on my 30'/mile rides, the weight makes...

Hell, even on my 30'/mile rides, the weight makes a difference. For that matter, it makes a difference even on the 15'/mile rides in bam's neck of the woods! Now maybe if I lived in FL... but who'd...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 02:31 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

Just take it out of ERG and do incline mode, or...

Just take it out of ERG and do incline mode, or whatever it's called. I haven't touched ERG in ages (I've kind of turned the Alpe in to my interval training, anyway).
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 284
Posted By WhyFi

Not that I've changed my data screens/fields...

Not that I've changed my data screens/fields much, but this will be a welcomed (and past-due) addition.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

I hear ya. I haven't quite reached the point...

I hear ya. I haven't quite reached the point where it's a chore, but I'm not going to be afraid to call it good when I do, either.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

I'll probably be upgrading my machine and/or...

I'll probably be upgrading my machine and/or grinder soon, but this certainly makes it easier to be a little more patient on both fronts.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

Hey now - work is work and I'll take my (fake)...

Hey now - work is work and I'll take my (fake) wins where I can. :o
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 01:19 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

I've never had problems dropping 20+ lbs during...

I've never had problems dropping 20+ lbs during the season. Unfortunately, I never had problems with gaining 20+ lbs during the off-season, either.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 01:14 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

:innocent: ...

:innocent:

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1022x333/adz_prs_5cdfb48f789f876966b1dd2d1b52ee811d5cbdab.jpg


:p
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 01:06 PM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, my wife works mostly in R and is......

Yeah, my wife works mostly in R and is... thoughtful and orderly. I have to hear about others, all the time, that are less so and her struggles to make sense of their messes that don't translate or...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

Sounds like my wife.

Sounds like my wife.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

I would have been in high school. It gets easier...

I would have been in high school. It gets easier to imagine the closer you get, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,650
Posted By WhyFi

I keep an eye on compatible tires all of the time...

I keep an eye on compatible tires all of the time - the 5K S TRs are out there if you're willing to pay for them. I do want to try them out, but I can't swallow the ~$80-100ea at this point. I figure...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

Kudos! I've fluctuated in all of those regions in...

Kudos! I've fluctuated in all of those regions in the last 5-6 years - it does make a huge difference. Now hovering in the low 170s and I can't imagine going back. I even have a hard time looking at...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 11:40 AM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

I've gotta say Trsnrtr, WDTing the last couple of...

I've gotta say Trsnrtr, WDTing the last couple of weeks has been a big difference - better shots and better consistency. It's actually changed my drinking habits! It was rare for me to drink a...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

La la la! I can't hear you!

La la la! I can't hear you!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

Ask Lance. :innocent:

Ask Lance. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

I know that you're strong and that you put in...

I know that you're strong and that you put in time, but that's actually the reason that the big bump might be worth scrutiny - you don't often see something like that outside of someone that's...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

A big factor in my w/kg increase has been the...

A big factor in my w/kg increase has been the decrease of my ass. :p
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

I have enough going on in my life, I will not...

I have enough going on in my life, I will not Wordle.
I have enough going on in my life, I will not Wordle.
I have enough going on in my life, I will not Wordle.
I have enough going on in my...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-18-22, 09:41 AM
Replies: 3,081
Views: 31,893
Posted By WhyFi

That's a huuuuge bump, man. Do all of the numbers...

That's a huuuuge bump, man. Do all of the numbers make sense?
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