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Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-22, 06:55 PM
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Views: 46,483
Posted By datlas

I donít pay as much attention to total climbing,...

I donít pay as much attention to total climbing, but of course I love going up hills (much more than going down TBH) and Strava says 574k feet of climbing so far this year.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-22, 05:17 PM
Replies: 3,489
Views: 46,483
Posted By datlas

Agree. Itís unfortunate that many of our fellow...

Agree. Itís unfortunate that many of our fellow Americans seem to forget this.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 3,489
Views: 46,483
Posted By datlas

Agree, but this position might be controversial.

Agree, but this position might be controversial.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3,489
Views: 46,483
Posted By datlas

I hit 8K miles today, but I estimate 150-200 of...

I hit 8K miles today, but I estimate 150-200 of those are fake miles. The goal is 8K real miles, which I think I can do before Xmas if the weather does not get too bad.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3,489
Views: 46,483
Posted By datlas

Luckily I had 4 others brave enough to join me. ...

Luckily I had 4 others brave enough to join me. We lucked out, and no rain fell. It was a blast!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-22, 06:12 AM
Replies: 3,489
Views: 46,483
Posted By datlas

Wet roads and damp weather out there, but good...

Wet roads and damp weather out there, but good enough to ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 08:12 PM
Replies: 3,489
Views: 46,483
Posted By datlas

Speaking of art, mrs datlas saw this at an...

Speaking of art, mrs datlas saw this at an exhibit at the art studio where she paints. Look closely:

...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3,489
Views: 46,483
Posted By datlas

Maybe some day. Jackie is in one painting she...

Maybe some day. Jackie is in one painting she didÖleft lower corner.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 3,489
Views: 46,483
Posted By datlas

Thread needs more Jackie, art, and music: ...

Thread needs more Jackie, art, and music:


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Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 07:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 476
Posted By datlas

Probably self-selected cadence is best anyway.

Probably self-selected cadence is best anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 04:10 PM
Replies: 3,489
Views: 46,483
Posted By datlas

You can have the frame. I want dibs on the...

You can have the frame. I want dibs on the groupset.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 3,489
Views: 46,483
Posted By datlas

Wait, what size is it again?!?

Wait, what size is it again?!?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3,489
Views: 46,483
Posted By datlas

Can I have your bike if you don't make it?

Can I have your bike if you don't make it?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 01:01 PM
Replies: 3,489
Views: 46,483
Posted By datlas

Use the SRAM. Should be fine.

Use the SRAM. Should be fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 12:02 PM
Replies: 3,489
Views: 46,483
Posted By datlas

You may want to verify this, but I there are...

You may want to verify this, but I there are "reports" that your old 11 speed crankset can work with a 12 speed chain.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 10:47 AM
Replies: 3,489
Views: 46,483
Posted By datlas

That's true, but I still like to stay on top of...

That's true, but I still like to stay on top of things.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-06-22, 10:38 AM
Replies: 3,489
Views: 46,483
Posted By datlas

I keep waiting, patiently, for DCRainmaker's...

I keep waiting, patiently, for DCRainmaker's updated annual trainer guide. So far, zip.

I wonder if the new Zwift Hub has made it a no-brainer??
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3,489
Views: 46,483
Posted By datlas

Running the cables is still pretty time...

Running the cables is still pretty time consuming. Also, setting up the FD and RD properly takes time. There are some really good YouTube videos that walk you through the process. Take your time...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 3,489
Views: 46,483
Posted By datlas

ikr

ikr
Forum: Road Cycling
12-05-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 3,489
Views: 46,483
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: 3,489
Views: 46,483
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: 3,489
Views: 46,483
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: 3,489
Views: 46,483
Posted By datlas

Was wired but now wireless.

Was wired but now wireless.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 3,489
Views: 46,483
Posted By datlas

CB Radio?

CB Radio?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-04-22, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3,489
Views: 46,483
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: 3,489
Views: 46,483
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: 3,489
Views: 46,483
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: 3,489
Views: 46,483
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: 3,489
Views: 46,483
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: 3,489
Views: 46,483
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: 3,489
Views: 46,483
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: 3,489
Views: 46,483
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: 3,489
Views: 46,483
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: 3,489
Views: 46,483
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: 3,489
Views: 46,483
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: 3,489
Views: 46,483
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: 3,489
Views: 46,483
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: 116
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: 116
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: 3,489
Views: 46,483
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: 3,489
Views: 46,483
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: 3,489
Views: 46,483
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: 3,489
Views: 46,483
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: 3,489
Views: 46,483
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: 3,489
Views: 46,483
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: 3,489
Views: 46,483
Posted By datlas

Who are you, Velo Vol ??

Who are you, Velo Vol ??
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3,489
Views: 46,483
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: 3,489
Views: 46,483
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: 3,489
Views: 46,483
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: 3,489
Views: 46,483
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.
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