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Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 11:03 AM
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Posted By datlas

ikr

ikr
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

I got my usual "splendid" 4/6 today.

I got my usual "splendid" 4/6 today.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

If you take a day to Everest a local hill, you...

If you take a day to Everest a local hill, you will be back on track. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

Speaking of phones, I am using an 8, the rest of...

Speaking of phones, I am using an 8, the rest of the family have 12’s. My 8 is starting to show signs of wear, so I am plotting to upgrade to a 13 or 14 soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

Was wired but now wireless.

Was wired but now wireless.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

CB Radio?

CB Radio?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

Oh, he certainly needs a new hanger. He is upset...

Oh, he certainly needs a new hanger. He is upset he may need a whole new RD too. I advised I suspect not but outside my area of expertise.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

Good to hear. I am hopeful to get some more time...

Good to hear. I am hopeful to get some more time out of my Snap, but if/when I need a new trainer the Hub looks like it will be a good choice.

I wonder if DCR will be publishing an updated annual...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

Chilly ride. There were some icy sections from...

Chilly ride. There were some icy sections from frozen runoff. We were extra careful but a friend went down at about 3MPH on a full-width ice patch…he seemed to be ok and we resumed, but his RD...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 06:17 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

For a budget trainer, the Hub looks really good. ...

For a budget trainer, the Hub looks really good. I am still using my KIKCKR Snap, but if I were needing a new trainer, would likely go for the Hub.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

Did you not get the memo?? Running is stupid.

Did you not get the memo?? Running is stupid.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

Just did my fake group ride. There were 2...

Just did my fake group ride. There were 2 groups, I rode with the 2w/Kg group which suits me fine. Most of my friends were brave enough to have their video on for the Zoom event. The banter and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-22, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

3/6 for me. As predicted, it’s a rainy...

3/6 for me.

As predicted, it’s a rainy Saturday morning. I will be heading downstairs for the Zwift club ride. 50-50 I last the full 2 hours.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

"You are blind as a bat, and I have sight" if I...

"You are blind as a bat, and I have sight" if I recall some of the inspired lyrics.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

One exception, possibly, is "All Along the...

One exception, possibly, is "All Along the Watchtower" the Hendrix cover is better than Dylan's.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

It's funny, I became musically aware at around...

It's funny, I became musically aware at around age 10 or 11 (mid 1970's) so listening to the radio the first version of "Blinded by the Light" I was heard was the Mafred Mann Earth Band one, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

Were you revved up like one? ...

Were you revved up like one?

#BlindedByTheLight
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

OK. Feel free to join in the zoom meeting for...

OK. Feel free to join in the zoom meeting for lively banter/chat. You will NOT see my smiling face as I do audio only.

#FaceMadeForRadio
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

It's actually a club ride with zoom meeting, I...

It's actually a club ride with zoom meeting, I don't think you need to be a WCCC club member to join so if you want to "crash" the ride here is the link.
...
12-02-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 112
Posted By datlas

Testing just to ensure a self-quote works.

Testing just to ensure a self-quote works.
12-02-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 112
Posted By datlas

Test. I think it works for me.

Test. I think it works for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

Tomorrow is another washout, so I signed up for a...

Tomorrow is another washout, so I signed up for a 2 hour club ride on Zwift.

They plan to have the yellow beacon/leader at 2.5-3.0 w/kg and the red beacon/sweeper at 1.5-2.0 w/kg.

Guess which...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

Took me 6/6 today. Sigh.

Took me 6/6 today. Sigh.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

Definitely sounds like a keeper. Kudos.

Definitely sounds like a keeper. Kudos.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

Plus, it's cheaper to keep her.

Plus, it's cheaper to keep her.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

I hear it both ways but not really sure what is...

I hear it both ways but not really sure what is the "correct" answer.

I recall that when I joined my local bike club way back around 2005, it seemed that EVERYONE was riding these wheels. They...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

More importantly, how do you pronounce them? ...

More importantly, how do you pronounce them?

Is the K silent? I hear people call them KISS-eerium, Kuh-seerium, and seerium. Of course they also call them **** but that's another issue...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

Who are you, Velo Vol ??

Who are you, Velo Vol ??
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

$0?? Is there a Wheel Fairy that put them under...

$0?? Is there a Wheel Fairy that put them under your pillow??
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

In that case, hold out for Zipp 454 NSW wheels!

In that case, hold out for Zipp 454 NSW wheels!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

It's a tough call. If you had to choose, since...

It's a tough call. If you had to choose, since you are NOT racing, I would go with aluminum. I split the difference and ride Crabon wheels May-September and aluminum October-April. The handbuilt...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

Yeah. Bottom line is the trainer kinda sucks,...

Yeah. Bottom line is the trainer kinda sucks, but may be a necessary evil to be taken in small doses. Thatís my feeling, at least.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

Jackie is admiring some of mrs datlas’ recent...

Jackie is admiring some of mrs datlas’ recent paintings.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

RIP Christine McVie

RIP Christine McVie
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

Yeah, the issue is that when I am doing a "real"...

Yeah, the issue is that when I am doing a "real" ride I can bridge a gap or nail a climb by going from 85-90% of FTP up to maybe 100-110% of FTP for 30s, and I am fine....

The problem on Zwift is...
11-30-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 527
Posted By datlas

It’s what I do with old tires. Works for me.

It’s what I do with old tires. Works for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

I am saying that 20-30 seconds of WELL OVER FTP...

I am saying that 20-30 seconds of WELL OVER FTP (say 20-30% above FTP) is what does it to me. That is what feels like burning a match.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

They make me puke and are NO FUN.

They make me puke and are NO FUN.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

Yeah I had breakfast like normal. I suspect this...

Yeah I had breakfast like normal. I suspect this effect is normal for me, as I noticed it before. But unclear if itís typical.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

Agree, I noticed the cutesy tie-ins and...

Agree, I noticed the cutesy tie-ins and disapprove.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

Just did some fake miles. Since that's the only...

Just did some fake miles. Since that's the only time I have a power meter, I have noticed something and it's probably "normal" but let me know....

I estimate my FTP to be somewhere around 170W. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

May not really matter, although a prudent...

May not really matter, although a prudent pessimist like me may always be concerned about new strains that might be more like the original ones and cause ARDS (Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome).
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

I agree it's tough to know how much of the...

I agree it's tough to know how much of the decrease in virulence/morbidity/mortality is due to the newer strains being less pathogenic, and how much is due to improved immunity from vaccines and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

Why does ******g show up as ******g and not...

Why does ******g show up as ******g and not ****ing?!?

The filter truly works in mysterious ways.
11-29-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By datlas

You are not alone. You matter.

You are not alone.

You matter.
11-29-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 319
Posted By datlas

You are not alone.

You are not alone.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,181
Posted By datlas

I can still hear you saying you would never break...

I can still hear you saying you would never break the chain....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVLNB3d-2cA



Possibly the best Fleetwood Mac cover song ever, either that or Landslide by...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

BTW if you want to play "detective" most people...

BTW if you want to play "detective" most people start to feel sick 2-4 days after exposure.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

I expect so. Hope you both are feeling better...

I expect so. Hope you both are feeling better asap.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3,258
Views: 42,640
Posted By datlas

The Saturn is fixed and now inspected through...

The Saturn is fixed and now inspected through 12/2023. :bday:
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