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Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

Nah, I think it's great. My LBS carries Rapha,...

Nah, I think it's great. My LBS carries Rapha, but they're really selective with what they're carrying in-store... and I don't fancy much of what they've selected. Looks like REI only has the Merino...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 08:08 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

WTAF? REI is now carrying Rapha? :foo:

WTAF? REI is now carrying Rapha? :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

Okay, okay - I'll go check Rapha... :lol:

Okay, okay - I'll go check Rapha...


:lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 07:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 84
Posted By WhyFi

The current generation of Garmin Edge devices...

The current generation of Garmin Edge devices will do turn-by-turn with audible cues, including street name, if you have your phone connected (wireless, via BT) and some headphones. In general, I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 06:07 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,328
Posted By WhyFi

Jeez - necro much? :innocent:

Jeez - necro much?

:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 05:31 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

Geez, the guy bumps his FTP a couple dozen watts...

Geez, the guy bumps his FTP a couple dozen watts and all the sudden he's Mr. Fast White Shoes! :p
09-25-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,707
Posted By WhyFi

On my last rear tire, I had a bacon strip in for...

On my last rear tire, I had a bacon strip in for 2.5k miles.

That said, with road tires, even relatively low pressure ones, I have found that bacon strips work/work best when knotted and the knot...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 05:15 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

Wrong thread.

Wrong thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 04:33 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

Oof.

Oof.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 03:45 PM
Replies: 196
Views: 4,629
Posted By WhyFi

I mean, really - if you want to make a point,...

I mean, really - if you want to make a point, make a point. Don't be lazy and drop some video with no other commentary. Who made the video? Why are we supposed to care about them and their opinion?...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 03:42 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 01:52 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

Side note: it'll take at least one more biggish...

Side note: it'll take at least one more biggish day, but it looks like I've got a shot at a 1k mile calendar month. :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

Heh - no. I'd be nice to top 10k just for gits...

Heh - no. I'd be nice to top 10k just for gits and shiggles, but we're going to a Saints (baseball) game tomorrow and I've already committed to making pancakes, etc in the morning (real maple syrup,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 01:35 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 01:33 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

Hey datlas and MoAlpha - I dunno, this...

Hey datlas and MoAlpha - I dunno, this flatlander might challenge for the top of the elevation podium :roflmao2:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 01:29 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

Assuming they're road wheels, with 100/142...

Assuming they're road wheels, with 100/142 spacing, you should be good. The only limitation that you'll have with them is that you'll have to stick with 6-bolt rotors and won't be able to adapt any...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

I ended up being a-okay without. It was about 49...

I ended up being a-okay without. It was about 49 when I set out and eventually nudged up to the low 60s, but I don't think that happened until the very end - the sun didn't come out until 4 hours in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 07:25 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

I have some 3/4 thermal knickers from T6. They're...

I have some 3/4 thermal knickers from T6. They're nice, but I'm a little too big for 'em so they're not the most comfy for longer rides.

That and they're too warm on days like today, when it...
09-25-21, 06:22 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 797
Posted By WhyFi

^^^^ I never take the twist lock bit out but, if...

^^^^ I never take the twist lock bit out but, if you want to really clean the valve, you need to take out the white plastic bit that sandwiches the blue diaphragm. I pry the white bits apart with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-21, 06:04 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

I don't have leg warmers. The last week or so has...

I don't have leg warmers. The last week or so has convinced me that I need leg warmers. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 09:13 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

IKR. I mean, come on now - "purify yourself in...

IKR. I mean, come on now - "purify yourself in the waters of Lake Minnetonka."

I'd link to a YoutTube clip of the scene, but... family forum.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 09:00 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

My theory is that the little ****ers are mean...

My theory is that the little ****ers are mean because: they're little.... -> so their owners don't think they're dangerous... -> which means that they don't need to discipline them when they're...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 05:56 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

Aww. Until she got too old, and couldn't...

Aww.

Until she got too old, and couldn't make it up the stairs to sleep in our bedroom, Lucy used to come over to say goodnight to me when I got in bed, every single night and no matter what time...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 143
Posted By WhyFi

They're good tires, but I'd resist the urge and...

They're good tires, but I'd resist the urge and put 'em on after you've gotten your miles out of the Contis.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

Hey datlas - are your friends in this pic? ...

Hey datlas - are your friends in this pic?

https://www.instagram.com/p/CUMYtSYrhnv/
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 06:56 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

Ah, the Coffee Sage. I do wonder if he'll be...

Ah, the Coffee Sage. I do wonder if he'll be sainted in a future coffee-centric religion.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 4,629
Posted By WhyFi

Drop-bar gravel seems to taken root much more...

Drop-bar gravel seems to taken root much more quickly in the US than elsewhere, so I wouldn't be surprised if this was a big factor; it is how I was convinced, FWIW.
09-24-21, 06:49 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,707
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, did I misinterpret the tone of your post? Or...

Oh, did I misinterpret the tone of your post? Or am I supposed to be more cordial towards blowhards that snarkily misconstrue my statements? If I say that "many members of Group A are also members of...
09-23-21, 06:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,707
Posted By WhyFi

A) Not what I said. B) Stan's shortcomings...

A) Not what I said.
B) Stan's shortcomings seem to be more apparent if you actually ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

Yup. French press is fine and dandy, but no...

Yup. French press is fine and dandy, but no substitute for espresso.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 02:41 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

:lol: you looking to pick up a disc frame in the...

:lol: you looking to pick up a disc frame in the near future?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

What, to sell it if I upgrade? No idea, and it'll...

What, to sell it if I upgrade? No idea, and it'll probably be a while 'til I'm there.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

That's weird. Why so often? Is it the...

That's weird. Why so often? Is it the construction of the valve or something? I've replaced the valves in mine once in the 14 or 15 years that I've had it. That was just from the gaskets...
09-23-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,707
Posted By WhyFi

The vast majority of the naysayers fall in to two...

The vast majority of the naysayers fall in to two categories:

Those that have never used road tubeless
Those that used Stan's on road tubeless


The next largest group of naysayers would...
09-23-21, 01:27 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 1,707
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I've had to pop in a tube twice, and the...

Yeah, I've had to pop in a tube twice, and the "mess" certainly wasn't the worst part of the situation. I mean, if it didn't seal, the majority of the sealant should be blown out of the puncture,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

Was it you that had problems with really hard...

Was it you that had problems with really hard water?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

No, I'll have to come up with something more...

No, I'll have to come up with something more age-appropriate. Having trouble thinking of an early 2000s comp.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

Their bread and butter is within Tri/TT, and...

Their bread and butter is within Tri/TT, and don't have much name recognition outside of it. I wouldn't be surprised to hear that it's a great bike, but I also wouldn't be surprised if I were told...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 11:23 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I really don't have a burning upgrade-itis....

Yeah, I really don't have a burning upgrade-itis. I perfectly fine with the functionality and performance of R8000. Di2 would be nice, as would a clean cockpit, but those are very much non-essential,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 10:46 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 4,629
Posted By WhyFi

Others would disagree with your whole argument,...

Others would disagree with your whole argument, which is less an argument and more a preference. Personally, I'd rather keep things more interchangable, both for a feasible upgrade path and for a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 10:39 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

Who are you going to have retrofit the downtube...

Who are you going to have retrofit the downtube shifter nubs on the R3? :innocent:


;)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 10:23 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 4,629
Posted By WhyFi

It's understandable - those pitchforks aren't...

It's understandable - those pitchforks aren't going to wield themselves and you've got other things to do and people to see.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 10:20 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

Thanks - I'm in no hurry to replace it. Heck,...

Thanks - I'm in no hurry to replace it. Heck, there's probably a better chance that I'll move to a new 12sp, semi-wireless group (getting rid of the shift cables, at least), before moving on from the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 10:16 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

Reported. ....but yeah. ...

Reported.



....but yeah.

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/443x395/warmer_ea30f63ecdc8df90a975e55603b6655ed72c2103.jpg

It looks like they've also added "snoods,"...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 10:11 AM
Replies: 196
Views: 4,629
Posted By WhyFi

Hi! You must be new here! Welcome! ;)

Hi! You must be new here! Welcome!

;)
09-23-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 797
Posted By WhyFi

As always, you do you. There's a huge range...

As always, you do you.

There's a huge range and variety of mold - some can be bad for you, while others aren't. The stuff growing in your bottles hasn't exactly been hand-picked, so who knows...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 07:36 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

They do, but I don't have one. Unlike most, it's...

They do, but I don't have one. Unlike most, it's not a straight tube. It is flared at one end for more chest coverage. I don't know whether I like that or not.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 06:51 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,067
Posted By WhyFi

Ah, a fresh batch of posters to get worked up...

Ah, a fresh batch of posters to get worked up over Mogul's collections! :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, it's getting to be chilly in the mornings -...

Yeah, it's getting to be chilly in the mornings - at the outset of my ride yesterday, I had my light gloves, my light winter hat and my neck gaiter.

Hot take: the neck gaiter has dethroned the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-21, 05:54 AM
Replies: 10,412
Views: 141,793
Posted By WhyFi

Thanks for the salt in the wound :(

Thanks for the salt in the wound :(
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