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Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6,654
Views: 83,128
Posted By WhyFi

That jersey is actually a size too large for me...

That jersey is actually a size too large for me now - the bag o' beans is the only reason it's that tight :D



You don't get excited by a freshly roasted bag? Where's the excitement in your...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 6,654
Views: 83,128
Posted By WhyFi

It's a real-deal pound, not one of those pansy...

It's a real-deal pound, not one of those pansy 12oz jobbers.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 6,654
Views: 83,128
Posted By WhyFi

This was a wrestling match that I'd rather not go...

This was a wrestling match that I'd rather not go through again.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6,654
Views: 83,128
Posted By WhyFi

Me, personally? Nope. Gravel bike? Sure, but then...

Me, personally? Nope. Gravel bike? Sure, but then I'll also have to grow a gnarly beard and finally invest in some plaid jerseys.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 6,654
Views: 83,128
Posted By WhyFi

You bag will fit about 20% of a pound o' beans. I...

You bag will fit about 20% of a pound o' beans. I need to fit 100% of a pound o' beans. I wouldn't want to be undercaffeinated.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6,654
Views: 83,128
Posted By WhyFi

Ah, yeah, but we all know that I'm way too...

Ah, yeah, but we all know that I'm way too impatient for that. :o
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 6,654
Views: 83,128
Posted By WhyFi

Incorrect. I mean, you can add 'designer' if...

Incorrect. I mean, you can add 'designer' if you'd like, but 'drawstring' (pocketability) is more important.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6,654
Views: 83,128
Posted By WhyFi

Don't misunderestimate the cycling doosh factor. ...

Don't misunderestimate the cycling doosh factor.

....but if a cycling apparel company makes a cycling doosh drawstring bag.... :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6,654
Views: 83,128
Posted By WhyFi

That would be my assumption, too. I looked online...

That would be my assumption, too. I looked online briefly and saw mostly special editions. I was amused to see that scalpers are trying to sell the EF/Palace musettes for $100 plus shipping....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 25,919
Posted By WhyFi

In fairness, I tend to run mine until cords show,...

In fairness, I tend to run mine until cords show, so YMMV. :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6,654
Views: 83,128
Posted By WhyFi

I saw them pop up in my search, but I didn't see...

I saw them pop up in my search, but I didn't see which locations had them in stock. Not that it's terribly realistic to get my hands on one through you in a reasonable amount of time, anyway. Maybe...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 446
Posted By WhyFi

I'm not sure what they're doing with the non-S...

I'm not sure what they're doing with the non-S versions, I just recall that they said they'd only be doing the S in one flavor, for both tubes and tubeless. I haven't looked in to it, but along those...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 07:58 AM
Replies: 6,654
Views: 83,128
Posted By WhyFi

Also, bampilot06 needs to swing over to Conte's...

Also, bampilot06 needs to swing over to Conte's and pick up a Rapha musette for me - I need something that I can throw in a jersey pocket so that I can multi-task and carrying small stuff home when...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 07:54 AM
Replies: 6,654
Views: 83,128
Posted By WhyFi

Damn it - I left a few extra links on my chains...

Damn it - I left a few extra links on my chains this year because I was sure that I had a new-ish 11-28 cassette in my parts bin; I could use a few extra teeth for some hills on the ride this...
09-26-22, 07:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 237
Posted By WhyFi

If you don't have them already, I'd recommend a...

If you don't have them already, I'd recommend a sealant syringe with a thin "needle" that can insert all of the way in to the tire via the valve stem. They're about 10 bucks on Amazon -...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 07:05 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 446
Posted By WhyFi

Part of the cost differential may be Conti's...

Part of the cost differential may be Conti's decision consolidate the S line and have only one flagship model, as opposed to tubeless and non-tubeless versions. In general, though, tires built to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 06:49 AM
Replies: 224
Views: 25,919
Posted By WhyFi

Squaring off of the rear tire is normal. If that...

Squaring off of the rear tire is normal. If that were my tire, I'd estimate that I'd get... oh, maybe another 1k out of it, based on the wear dimples.

What kind of mileage were you getting out of...
09-24-22, 11:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 828
Posted By WhyFi

This may sound shocking, but y'all don't seem to...

This may sound shocking, but y'all don't seem to know what the hell you're talking about. The data that he's looking for is primarily conveyed by a) +/- seconds (vs previous and/or PR) and maybe b)...
09-20-22, 10:23 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 828
Posted By WhyFi

Is it really a tangent when people answer, "no,...

Is it really a tangent when people answer, "no, what you want a) for free/minimally invasive, to b) do X, Y and Z isn't available because c) people likely to develop something like this feel that...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 07:24 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 583
Posted By WhyFi

During a race? No. He's talking about pre-riding...

During a race? No. He's talking about pre-riding a course and having the data to select the pressure that provides the best/desired balance for the course when it's go time.

The other device that...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 06:44 AM
Replies: 6,654
Views: 83,128
Posted By WhyFi

Try them again when you're in the market. I had...

Try them again when you're in the market. I had some a decade ago when they were moderately wide, but after that, they went narrower, which is probably what you've tried. They've recently gone back...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 06:38 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 431
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, you can mix sealants if they're both latex...

Yeah, you can mix sealants if they're both latex based (which is the most common), you're just not going to have the same amount of particulate per oz, which may or may not affect the effectiveness....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 07:44 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 583
Posted By WhyFi

The doodad that does that is a lot more expensive.

The doodad that does that is a lot more expensive.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 11:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 431
Posted By WhyFi

There's the problem. Stan's is great for...

There's the problem.

Stan's is great for MTB but has seen mixed results, to put it kindly, at road pressures. My general recommendation would be to use a sealant that has particulate (often...
09-19-22, 10:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 828
Posted By WhyFi

But, but, but - they've got a friend that could...

But, but, but - they've got a friend that could throw together something simple! :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 10:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 431
Posted By WhyFi

That sounds like it could be more of a sealant...

That sounds like it could be more of a sealant issue than a tire issue. A 4-5mm puncture is borderline for a good sealant; if you're having issues with stuff smaller than that, and there's still...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6,654
Views: 83,128
Posted By WhyFi

:(

:(
09-19-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 828
Posted By WhyFi

In all seriousness, what you're asking for is a...

In all seriousness, what you're asking for is a half-assed way of going about a workout. What you describe is available via Live Segments on Strava, which requires a paid membership and a compatible...
09-19-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 828
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, is that all?

Oh, is that all?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 366
Posted By WhyFi

I'd say that it's worth asking about, but not a...

I'd say that it's worth asking about, but not a deal-breaker. Trek is usually pretty good about complete groupsets, but Praxis makes some good stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 6,654
Views: 83,128
Posted By WhyFi

That you need to take lots of nice, deep breaths...

That you need to take lots of nice, deep breaths for optimal oxygenation.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-22, 10:41 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,437
Posted By WhyFi

I think that it's fairly common to have imbalance...

I think that it's fairly common to have imbalance at different outputs or fatigue levels, as well; for instance, someone with a 50/50 balance at tempo may be 42/58 at sprint outputs, etc, so even a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 975
Posted By WhyFi

I believe him. Lookkit the size of his melon - he...

I believe him. Lookkit the size of his melon - he must be smart!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By WhyFi

Yes, your tires will be wider on 18-21mm rims. ...

Yes, your tires will be wider on 18-21mm rims.

A lot of rims are being optimized for 28mm tires, now, but many are still compatible with 25mm tires. Check the manufacturer's compatibility page...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 11:10 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,437
Posted By WhyFi

I've had a P2M NGEco for... 25,000-30,000 miles?...

I've had a P2M NGEco for... 25,000-30,000 miles? Reliable, good battery life [the batteries are easy to find now, too - you can even get them at Target], doesn't lock you in to a specific pedal...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 11:07 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 4,263
Posted By WhyFi

Well, remind me not to watch that one. :twitchy:

Well, remind me not to watch that one. :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 4,263
Posted By WhyFi

Uh, yeah, I have, but there has always been the...

Uh, yeah, I have, but there has always been the implication that these were people (thankfully) not making any further contributions to the gene pool.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-22, 10:18 AM
Replies: 198
Views: 4,263
Posted By WhyFi

wut

wut
09-14-22, 07:29 PM
Replies: 562
Views: 12,399
Posted By WhyFi

Absolutely. His assessment of jerseys was shown...

Absolutely. His assessment of jerseys was shown to be sterling, so buy with confidence, amiright?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,508
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, stop.

Oh, stop.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,508
Posted By WhyFi

Since we're in the Road forum, I'd say that $35...

Since we're in the Road forum, I'd say that $35 is in the liquor Sweet Spot.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 02:11 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,508
Posted By WhyFi

See below:

See below:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,508
Posted By WhyFi

I covered this: I assumed that he didn't mean...

I covered this: I assumed that he didn't mean 13.200' gain because I assumed that he didn't know what he was talking about.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,508
Posted By WhyFi

No. If you said, "OLH is a 3 mile climb," I'd...

No. If you said, "OLH is a 3 mile climb," I'd assume that it's a climb over the course of 3 miles, but if you were to say, "OLH is 3 miles of climbing," I would assume that you don't know what you're...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,508
Posted By WhyFi

We do? People use units that convey what...

We do?

People use units that convey what they want to convey. If someone thinks that "I did 2 miles of climbing" gets the point across better than "I did 10,000 feet of climbing," they have...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,508
Posted By WhyFi

"I did a X [unit] climb" != "I climbed X...

"I did a X [unit] climb" != "I climbed X [units]"
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 01:26 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,508
Posted By WhyFi

I assumed that, but only because I assumed that...

I assumed that, but only because I assumed that he didn't know what he was talking about. Otherwise, if any cyclist tells me that they did X units of climbing, I assume that they're talking about...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 09:26 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 1,508
Posted By WhyFi

Given your self-proclaimed qualifications, you're...

Given your self-proclaimed qualifications, you're confusing pretty common stuff.

Again, Heart Rate Zone 4 is *not* the same as Power Zone 4. GhostRider is and has been talking exclusively about...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-22, 06:36 PM
Replies: 6,654
Views: 83,128
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I'm in the small seat bag/roll camp. I like...

Yeah, I'm in the small seat bag/roll camp. I like having pocket room for phone, money/credit cards/ID, snacks and to stow gloves, gilet, hat, gaiter, etc in variable weather. Plus, I'd forget the...
09-13-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 971
Posted By WhyFi

Talking? I mean, that's not ideal, but it's...

Talking? I mean, that's not ideal, but it's better than one that's checking on their social media accounts.
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