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Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 60
Posted By datlas

What about the squirrel??

What about the squirrel??
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 04:38 AM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

It got cool, suddenly. It’s 44F out. Time to...

It got cool, suddenly. It’s 44F out. Time to bundle up and ride!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 03:21 AM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

Double liked for including the cat.

Double liked for including the cat.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

I am ok with that. My cyclist friend from Menlo...

I am ok with that. My cyclist friend from Menlo Park told me that the area has a HUGE population of people on the spectrum. Not that there is anything wrong with that.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

There is a bunch of chatter amongst my friends...

There is a bunch of chatter amongst my friends regarding tomorrow's ride. I would love to do a century with lots of hillclimbs. They are trying to cut the proposed course from 65 miles to 60 miles....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 02:30 PM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

You are cute when you are a concrete thinker.

You are cute when you are a concrete thinker.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

You might be. I am trying to stomp out disease...

You might be. I am trying to stomp out disease despite an incredibly dysfunctional healthcare system.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 11:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 148
Posted By datlas

How about 808 Front and Disc in back?

How about 808 Front and Disc in back?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 09:01 AM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

I think that is reasonable. It may still make...

I think that is reasonable. It may still make sense to mask up on a crowded bus or in a crowded theater etc., but that this point in the process it should be optional. I asked my contacts if/when...
09-23-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 334
Posted By datlas

It's complicated. Some cheap lights have sky-high...

It's complicated. Some cheap lights have sky-high lumens but terrible optics and are not very good. The fancier bike-specific lights are more likely to have better optics. There are lots of reviews...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

Kudos. A rare 3/6 for me too. Ditto for mrs...

Kudos. A rare 3/6 for me too. Ditto for mrs datlas but she is way better than me at the game.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

ok if you want to impress, make sure itís...

ok if you want to impress, make sure itís Barronís or the WSJ.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

fixed

fixed
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 11:14 AM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

I heard he is grounded. Something about a broken...

I heard he is grounded. Something about a broken spoke???
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

Was he sitting?? ...

Was he sitting??

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-q559-hhUA
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

It's a cycling reference. BITD when cresting a...

It's a cycling reference. BITD when cresting a hill, the racers would grab a newspaper and put under jersey as a poor-man's gilet.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 07:19 AM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

Newspaper under jersey?? #OldSchool

Newspaper under jersey??

#OldSchool
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 06:36 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By datlas

Front tires last forever so just order a single...

Front tires last forever so just order a single extra tire. A set/pair is ok but probably overkill.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

Indeed. It's a factor even locally. On...

Indeed. It's a factor even locally. On yesterday's ride, I was surprised to see some riders with arm warmers and/or jackets on. It seems too soon. OTOH for Saturday's ride we are expecting a...
09-22-22, 06:09 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,174
Posted By datlas

Bump :innocent:

Bump

:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 06:07 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 30,793
Posted By datlas

I have mentioned this COUNTLESS times and it...

I have mentioned this COUNTLESS times and it falls on deaf ears. I do think they could/should implement a code/rule that says that an OLD thread (say older than 1 year since the last update) should...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 06:03 AM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

It's sad because days are shorter and temps are...

It's sad because days are shorter and temps are cooler.

On a happier note, I did get a rare 3/6 on Wordle today. :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 04:13 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 30,793
Posted By datlas

https://youtu.be/lPXWt2ESxVY

https://youtu.be/lPXWt2ESxVY
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 30,793
Posted By datlas

Do you realize you are commenting on a post from...

Do you realize you are commenting on a post from over 13 years ago?
09-21-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 343
Posted By datlas

Probably, but I agree try it at home so you know...

Probably, but I agree try it at home so you know for sure.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

We had a fun midweek ride. A total of 10 in our...

We had a fun midweek ride. A total of 10 in our group and everyone mostly behaved. One rider jettisoned his rear blinkie on the way out of town. I saw approximately where it landed, in some grass...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

:twitchy:

:twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 575
Posted By datlas

qft

qft
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

Safe travels! I think I see some family...

Safe travels!

I think I see some family resemblance. I will try to find a father-daughter pic of Hannah and me to share.....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

What are the odds of that?? :innocent: ...

What are the odds of that?? :innocent:

#ActuaryHumor
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

:bday:

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 11:05 AM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

Kudos. Was it the cat-sitter that came to the...

Kudos. Was it the cat-sitter that came to the rescue??
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

fixed. sad.

fixed. sad.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 05:43 AM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

That is actually a hair-clip. I obviously have...

That is actually a hair-clip. I obviously have no need for such a device, given my follicular status. It belongs to mrs datlas.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 05:40 AM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

Jackie says hi to her Addiction animal friends. ...

Jackie says hi to her Addiction animal friends.


https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/64d3a2b1_ddec_4d87_b54d_cffed012c918_0cf9811493c09fd71b6fed35f9bca4ad2d1b075e.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

I am always on the lookout for narrow shoes. ...

I am always on the lookout for narrow shoes. BITD Sidi made an "S" which was even narrower than their usual, and fit me PERFECTLY....but they discontinued it a few years ago.

I still get SIDIs...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 03:08 AM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

:bday:

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 02:17 PM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

I am optimistic it will work if you get it 2+...

I am optimistic it will work if you get it 2+ weeks before the event.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

I asked my ID (Infectious Disease) specialist if...

I asked my ID (Infectious Disease) specialist if she envisions a time when masking will be optional in hospitals and healthcare settings.

Her answer: not anytime soon. Maybe never.

Sigh.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 01:55 PM
Replies: 477
Views: 10,266
Posted By datlas

I expect that I fit this description. I use wet...

I expect that I fit this description. I use wet lube and accept that my chain is never "factory clean" but honestly I get 5000 miles before the chain wears to 0.5% (and that's when I replace them),...
09-19-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,078
Posted By datlas

Use your easier gears. Find some long-ish climbs...

Use your easier gears. Find some long-ish climbs nearby that are not impossible and practice on them. Rinse. Repeat.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

You may be correct. I am trying to get mrs...

You may be correct. I am trying to get mrs datlas to relax her policy, which I honestly think is ok to do since we have the new bivalent booster etc., but she is not "ready" yet. I am not the most...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

The issue, as I see it, is that over the past...

The issue, as I see it, is that over the past year or so it's become "reasonable" to wear a mask and it's "reasonable" to not wear one.

I am hoping we will eventually be at a point where it will...
09-19-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 656
Posted By datlas

Removed all posts is clearly a sign. Draw your...

Removed all posts is clearly a sign. Draw your own conclusions.
09-19-22, 11:31 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 656
Posted By datlas

I remember him. Did HE remove his posts or did...

I remember him. Did HE remove his posts or did the forums??

In either case, I think he needs his meds adjusted.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

The restaurant my cycling friend's daughter...

The restaurant my cycling friend's daughter opened up a few years ago, and where my daughter worked (when she was not in LA) was just named to the New York Times' "Top 50 Restaurants in the USA."
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 10:29 AM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

My condolences.

My condolences.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

Pure coincidence, I am thinking.

Pure coincidence, I am thinking.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6,521
Views: 81,168
Posted By datlas

And you are willing to take it off his hands?? ...

And you are willing to take it off his hands?? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 08:47 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 575
Posted By datlas

Thought experiment: suppose this gadget was on a...

Thought experiment: suppose this gadget was on a kickstarter. Do you think they would get enough people to prepay in order to make it to production?? With the price being about the actual price...
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