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Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 129
Posted By datlas

Talk to the doctor about your concerns. There...

Talk to the doctor about your concerns. There are likely good solutions but best to avoid anecdotal online advice for medical issues.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 03:05 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

I run it on my 5 year old macbook laptop with an...

I run it on my 5 year old macbook laptop with an HDMI connection to a monitor and it looks good enough for my needs.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

I don't think my family would tolerate a XC trip...

I don't think my family would tolerate a XC trip in the Saturn.

I got into a HUGE discussion with mrs datlas about 3 years ago as the muffler went and one of the brake lines was rusted. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

Nope. Start temp 63F. End temp 81F. Light...

Nope. Start temp 63F. End temp 81F. Light winds and low humidity.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 11:03 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

Epic almost-100 mile ride planned for tomorrow. ...

Epic almost-100 mile ride planned for tomorrow.

​​​​​​https://ridewithgps.com/routes/36870154
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

Past performance is not an indicator of future...

Past performance is not an indicator of future results. Sad.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 10:37 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

Mrs datlas won't let me keep it if it has a...

Mrs datlas won't let me keep it if it has a terminal repair estimate (say in excess of $500), plus it won't be worth six figures until I am gone and forgotten anyway.

That said, I do hope to keep...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 10:01 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

Funny story, I was doing the Radio Tower climb...

Funny story, I was doing the Radio Tower climb this past winter and was pushing so hard, when suddenly I thought I broke the trainer when everything collapsed, but it was really me pulling my rear...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 09:36 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

Same. I am going to stick with the SNAP for the...

Same. I am going to stick with the SNAP for the time being, I only use it December-March anyway so can't really justify a direct drive trainer.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

FYI the Saturn has DOUBLED in value in the past...

FYI the Saturn has DOUBLED in value in the past year. I should have purchased a whole fleet and cashed in!!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

fixed, possibly

fixed, possibly
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 06:24 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

Yeah between the flywheel and the frame, those...

Yeah between the flywheel and the frame, those newfangled smart trainers are quite heavy.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 05:46 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

Whenever I send my patients to the hospital/big...

Whenever I send my patients to the hospital/big healthcare system, I tell them to cue up Pink Floyd's "Welcome to the Machine."

It is quite a dysfunctional machine and that's the best analogy I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

Well, we are members of the same tribe.

Well, we are members of the same tribe.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 06:06 PM
Replies: 816
Views: 42,629
Posted By datlas

What’s the allure/benefit of mustache bars?

What’s the allure/benefit of mustache bars?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 404
Posted By datlas

Consider a new groupset for current frame?

Consider a new groupset for current frame?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 05:39 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

No. The bird wonít sit still long enough.

No. The bird wonít sit still long enough.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

I have the same problem.

I have the same problem.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

Sounds like you put the MINE in Velomine. Kudos.

Sounds like you put the MINE in Velomine. Kudos.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

Good story. Audiophile schwag makes...

Good story.

Audiophile schwag makes cycling look cheap by comparison. Of course it does not wear out, usually and can last a lifetime.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

We are still coming to LA in 3 weeks, but the...

We are still coming to LA in 3 weeks, but the case count is rising at an alarming pace. :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

"Mother, I want to...."

"Mother, I want to...."
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 299
Posted By datlas

Kudos

Kudos
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 11:11 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

Good ride despite the smoky haze and humid...

Good ride despite the smoky haze and humid conditions. Beats work by many orders of magnitude.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

:love:

:love:
07-21-21, 05:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 355
Posted By datlas

Realize that geometry of frame and fit to bike...

Realize that geometry of frame and fit to bike are NOT the same thing. There is some overlap. For fit to bike if your fit is spot on use stack/reach to compare frames. Geometry really relates more to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 07:13 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

So you won?? :bday:

So you won?? :bday:
07-20-21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 457
Posted By datlas

The pump don’t work ‘cause the vandals took the...

The pump don’t work ‘cause the vandals took the handles?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 05:12 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

I see what you did there.

I see what you did there.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

Feels like Tuesday.

Feels like Tuesday.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 11:59 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 328
Posted By datlas

No. Flip stem upwards to start as suggested...

No. Flip stem upwards to start as suggested above.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 11:05 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

Now I have this on my soundtrack: ...

Now I have this on my soundtrack:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x6Mx5xKOMAk
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

fixed

fixed
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

Bedroom door is closed. Cat meows loudly at the...

Bedroom door is closed. Cat meows loudly at the door and claws at it, which is impossible to sleep through. After Heidi goes to LA next month, we may consider sending the cat to the dungeon for...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 05:35 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

Alarm cat went off at 4:15 instead of 5:15 this...

Alarm cat went off at 4:15 instead of 5:15 this morning. Where is the "set" button?!? :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 05:36 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

In my experience runny nose and lots of mucus...

In my experience runny nose and lots of mucus make COVID19 much less likely.
07-19-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,015
Posted By datlas

I have 2 road bikes. One is externally routed,...

I have 2 road bikes. One is externally routed, easy peasy. One is internal.

The internally routed one requires more time and patience. How do I deal? Let’s say it invokes a lot of words I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,271
Posted By datlas

I am quite self aware and this is NOT a concern. ...

I am quite self aware and this is NOT a concern. Trust me on this one.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 01:31 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

Dude

Dude
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,271
Posted By datlas

ikr I love my club but it's too big for its...

ikr

I love my club but it's too big for its britches and it may be time to take my rides private.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

Maybe they should point out the cars?

Maybe they should point out the cars?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 11:04 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

I believe they are fine. Might be marginally...

I believe they are fine. Might be marginally more noisy than Shimano but otherwise no concerns.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 09:38 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,271
Posted By datlas

At a recent "Ride Leader's" meeting of my club,...

At a recent "Ride Leader's" meeting of my club, people argued for 30 minutes about whether you should point out a hole or yell it out, or both, or neither. There was no way everyone was going to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 09:03 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

I think so too. But I am spoiled as all my...

I think so too.

But I am spoiled as all my road bikes have "standard" threaded bottom brackets which last a long time and are stupid easy to replace. So simple, even a caveman can do it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 08:04 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

I am talking bearings. Shouldn't a BB...

I am talking bearings.

Shouldn't a BB shell last forever??
Forum: Road Cycling
07-19-21, 05:55 AM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

FWIW I got about 40K out of my Shimano Ultegra...

FWIW I got about 40K out of my Shimano Ultegra 6700 BB. Sounds like yours lived a hard life and died young.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 05:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 323
Posted By datlas

I agree itís reasonable to do this but I doubt...

I agree itís reasonable to do this but I doubt anyone can prove/disprove how risky this will be.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 124
Posted By datlas

Can’t decide which crankset to go with?

Can’t decide which crankset to go with?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 03:46 PM
Replies: 2,419
Views: 25,743
Posted By datlas

Was a major sweat fest for us too. I needed...

Was a major sweat fest for us too. I needed extra water and was very pleased to find this at Hibernia Park. The water was cold and delicious.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-18-21, 03:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 934
Posted By datlas

If you are in a medium size group with poor sight...

If you are in a medium size group with poor sight lines except at the intersection you expect each rider to serially stop, even if the lead rider sees there are no cars? I suppose not doing so is...
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