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Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-23, 07:43 PM
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Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

What if I told you they're sideways because...

What if I told you they're sideways because that's more aero...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-23, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

I had a terrible time with my old GE washing...

I had a terrible time with my old GE washing machine, I think I only got 6-7 years out of it and I'd had to repair it several times. So exactly 54 weeks ago I bought a simple maytag to replace it....
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-23, 01:47 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

I worked with a guy from sumatra once. He brought...

I worked with a guy from sumatra once. He brought in cookies his wife made one day. Best dang dog treats I ever had. You could hardly tell they weren't pet store bought.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-23, 05:40 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

first I’ve heard of that. RIP indeed. :(

first I’ve heard of that. RIP indeed. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-23, 04:06 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

Wikipedia tells me these things are known as...

Wikipedia tells me these things are known as "hipster bananas"...

Datlas is a hipster now, I guess.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-23, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

That skin pattern screams pear to me.

That skin pattern screams pear to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-23, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

no. I use spd on mountain because you can...

no.

I use spd on mountain because you can actually walk in them if you need. it’s not uncommon in MTB to look at a feature and just say “F that”… and walk/climb past.

Might be a gravel...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-23, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

The suffering is about the same. Better...

The suffering is about the same.

Better rides are out of town. Dallas itself sucks pretty hard. Gets nicer and hilly not too far away.

In spring there are some really good rides in rolling...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-23, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

yeah, I had to run it through their corruption...

yeah, I had to run it through their corruption filter, and that’s where the bad date came from. I ran it through the date replacer and reuploaded, and it’s as good as it could be at this point.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-23, 08:47 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

What zwift needs is to start up and say “hey, it...

What zwift needs is to start up and say “hey, it looks like zwift crashed. Would you like to resume your ride?” You click ok and be about your ****.

it’s not rocket science.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-23, 08:45 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

Hang on, it uploaded it to Jan 5, 2015… ugh.

Hang on, it uploaded it to Jan 5, 2015… ugh.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-23, 08:43 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

Great workout on zwift just now. That zwift...

Great workout on zwift just now. That zwift crashed during, losing an hour of progress.

I know I did it. But the internet via Strava and garmin doesn’t know. And that’s just not good enough.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-23, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

Were you on gravel?

Were you on gravel?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-23, 11:35 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

Inspections go away in 2025, I hear. We went...

Inspections go away in 2025, I hear. We went through hell getting our odyssey passed this year (10 months late, but just got it passed). There was a 2 year registration renewal option which we jumped...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-23, 08:32 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

My MTB is a much, much larger bike than my road...

My MTB is a much, much larger bike than my road bike based on insights alone (stems on mtb are much shorter, though). Feels fine.

If my body was in "road" position on the larger bike in slippy...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-23, 07:23 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

I hope things go better when you fly new planes…

I hope things go better when you fly new planes…
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-23, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

that escalated quickly

that escalated quickly
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-23, 03:58 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

Good for the area... nothing like where they have...

Good for the area... nothing like where they have where real mountains, though.

https://www.trailforks.com/region/northshore/?activitytype=1&z=11.4&lat=32.99390&lon=-97.13504
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-23, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

luckily I’m just a half mile from a trailhead on...

luckily I’m just a half mile from a trailhead on one of the best mtb trail systems in the area.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-23, 11:16 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/7cb899a6_e8f2_4683_8ce0_308627616c75_45b4f41cf3d0af3808a3177681e36b8345ba6e82.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-23, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

Gonna swap saddles before I ride tonight. BITD I...

Gonna swap saddles before I ride tonight. BITD I got the 'ol butt mapped during a dynamic fitting, and there were 2 models that were going to work. I've done several K on one of those models, but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-23, 07:43 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

I need to call tomorrow for a cardio checkup. ...

I need to call tomorrow for a cardio checkup.

been a few years since my last echo and stress test. I used to have to get them every year for the HCM.

nothing new, I just like to do it around...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-23, 07:32 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/8eb72c2e_7193_4a22_9312_ea8b6c5215c5_80f14977b56cb6af1ab732449e0684958f11afb9.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-23, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

That's some cowboy's fanbase level knee jerk...

That's some cowboy's fanbase level knee jerk right there.

Although I do remember Jason Garrett winning coach of the year and sucking the next season... ugh I hate that guy so much. I have to mute...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-23, 04:52 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

Maybe not?

Maybe not?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-23, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

writer royalties are usually owed then.

writer royalties are usually owed then.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-23, 08:49 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

I had no issues with the alligators sunning in my...

I had no issues with the alligators sunning in my yard. But that damn bird I kept a close eye on.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-23, 08:42 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

when I lived in Florida, I had a great blue heron...

when I lived in Florida, I had a great blue heron that long term nested in one of my pine trees above the little lake I lived on.

he left a 6’ radius **** circle under that branch where nothing...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-23, 04:16 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

And they're talking about bringing in other "vet"...

And they're talking about bringing in other "vet" QBs to replace already. TB12 name is being thrown around (despite him being a partial owner of another team now).

Can you imagine that insanity.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-23, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

whats a cable company?

whats a cable company?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-23, 08:13 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

Aaron Rodgers took 4 snaps tonight. 5 if you...

Aaron Rodgers took 4 snaps tonight. 5 if you count his ankle.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-23, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

tape a baseball card so it just clears the...

tape a baseball card so it just clears the spokes. That way if it moves, you’ll be nostalgic right before you die.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-23, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

I have a crank brothers thing I use on the road....

I have a crank brothers thing I use on the road. I had 2 of them, and the first time I needed to use the chain tool it broke (bad metal) on the trail. The other one is still kinda ok, so it gets the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-23, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

I use this thing on the trails: ...

I use this thing on the trails:

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x419/image_77c477d99eaec54335f45b9488af54cd6b78bf4a.png

MTB 3.2. For some reason it's discontinued, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-23, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

Oh, I thought it was a pin pusher. I've had to...

Oh, I thought it was a pin pusher. I've had to install many emergency quick links on the trail. Getting them on is real easy (get it close and step on the pedal... you've got sprockets to pull the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-23, 02:04 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

Link to tool? I anticipate needing one soon...

Link to tool? I anticipate needing one soon...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-23, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

I'm still riding PI stuff from like 8 years ago....

I'm still riding PI stuff from like 8 years ago. Thanks for saving me the trouble. When are they getting back to the good old days?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-23, 08:44 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

I can't fathom how that is even real... crazy.

I can't fathom how that is even real... crazy.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-23, 12:24 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

The older I get the less I trust other people not...

The older I get the less I trust other people not to be complete idiots.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-23, 08:45 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

Both my kneecaps hurt today. I guess I'll have to...

Both my kneecaps hurt today. I guess I'll have to stay off the bike for 24h.

This is a first for me. Back when I was hot and heavy on the bike, at around 90 min into a ride my right knee would...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-23, 07:54 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

there’s this Korean fermented bean curd soup you...

there’s this Korean fermented bean curd soup you could prolly make… the smell is identical.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-23, 07:36 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

I thought erg mode was great apart from the 10s...

I thought erg mode was great apart from the 10s intervals it can't keep up with. I'm doing the FTP builder, so I want to hit power and cadence targets, and erg is like cheating it's so easy. I may...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-23, 06:02 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

I just tried to make a Korean seafood pancake. It...

I just tried to make a Korean seafood pancake. It did not go well. I think that takes, like, actual skill.

oh well, at least I didn’t waste any quality seafood in it.

And at least I can make a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-23, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

First ride with the zwift hub is in the books. It...

First ride with the zwift hub is in the books. It was literally the worst one to attempt first... a bunch of 10s strength intervals. Erg on, erg off, shift here, shift there... it was like doing the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-23, 02:27 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

My current odyssey is a lemon. Honda had to...

My current odyssey is a lemon. Honda had to rebuild the engine under recall as it was burning oil due to design defect (ECO mode shuts down cyls and the piston rings align somehow from that, causing...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-23, 10:00 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

Zwift hub is setup. Looks like I might be able to...

Zwift hub is setup. Looks like I might be able to live with the cassette it came with for a while at least. Then someday(tm) when I get some $ I'll upgrade my bike to 11-34 (gonna be a RD, 2...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-23, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

I've known 2 willy williams in my life. They...

I've known 2 willy williams in my life. They weren't related.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-23, 09:48 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

There's a line when thrift magically turns into...

There's a line when thrift magically turns into conspicuous consumption. Particularly when it comes to people driving old cars as the costs of keeping things going gets exponential... know anybody...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-23, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

I watch this every day. It wasn't too bad...

I watch this every day. It wasn't too bad yesterday, and forecast is much better for today. I don't expect any issues. The last few weeks have been bad for wind production, but today looks good. I'd...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-23, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,230
Posted By jtaylor996

thats why I decided to make it a 9 day weekend.

thats why I decided to make it a 9 day weekend.
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