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Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-23, 02:10 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

This "ride" just took a KOM from me. Strava's...

This "ride" just took a KOM from me. Strava's newly upgraded and much heralded auto-flagging algorithms sure are awesome.
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Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-23, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, your moving time and elapsed time are...

Yeah, your moving time and elapsed time are visible (along with elevation gain, calorie estimate, average speed, max speed, etc). No device listed for you, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-23, 11:25 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

I came across the weirdest, fakest ride on Strava...

I came across the weirdest, fakest ride on Strava (https://www.strava.com/activities/9325116362) :foo:

I clicked on a hill segment that I'd PRd this morning and noticed that the KOM is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-23, 08:29 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

I'll probably be replacing my fuel injectors...

I'll probably be replacing my fuel injectors sooner rather than later - sometimes idles roughly and it'll occasionally stall if it has lower octane in it - and I have some suspension work left to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-23, 08:08 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

You're not too far wrong. We've put on 50k...

You're not too far wrong.

We've put on 50k since the start of the pandemic, probably 30 of that to/from VA.
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Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-23, 05:05 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

We'd like to keep our Sportwagen a couple more...

We'd like to keep our Sportwagen a couple more years. It's getting up there in miles, though - we crossed 150k on the VA trip - and the niggling repairs keep comin'. I'm trying to take on some of...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-23, 03:04 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

That's the sedan. No mention of the wagon. :(

That's the sedan. No mention of the wagon. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-23, 01:38 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

It's obviously a Ken bike, duh.

It's obviously a Ken bike, duh.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-23, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

Is VW bringing the ID7 wagon to the States?...

Is VW bringing the ID7 wagon to the States? Inquiring minds want to know (but can't be arsed to query google).
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-23, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

What if they need to be padded thickly enough to...

What if they need to be padded thickly enough to overcome bit fit issues? I'm thinking that one might have a hard time touching fingertip to thumb tip.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-23, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

It was like that during my second week in VA......

It was like that during my second week in VA... which was much more pleasant than my first week in VA. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-23, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

Will heavily padded cycling gloves hinder the...

Will heavily padded cycling gloves hinder the opening of snacks while riding?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-23, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

Will I notice a difference if I cool my big...

Will I notice a difference if I cool my big noggin off with splashed water?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-23, 09:54 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

Are you talking about Truckstop?

Are you talking about Truckstop?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-23, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

If you look at a segment in the mobile app, you...

If you look at a segment in the mobile app, you can see the leaderboard for the day. If 187 people have traversed it, good luck, but if it's a low-traffic, there's a chance.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-23, 07:07 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

WI, eh? ...

WI, eh?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OR7yPK4wEw
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-23, 09:00 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

If you get outside of the cities, you can run in...

If you get outside of the cities, you can run in to some accents, but I don't think that I've ever come across any nearly as thick as in Fargo (the movie - haven't spent any time in the city).
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-23, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

Then I've achieved my goal. :p

Then I've achieved my goal. :p
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-23, 03:49 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

My wife woke up feeling pretty ******, so we...

My wife woke up feeling pretty ******, so we ended up beating a hasty retreat, anyway. I was really looking forward to checking out Zion, but we were on the road before they opened. :(

On the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-23, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

I hear you - when you read the book first, the...

I hear you - when you read the book first, the director's vision rarely meets or exceeds our own imaginations. It's a shame.

Speaking of Barbie, the wife and I did see it while in VA, on our sole...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-23, 02:43 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, yah - you betcha. Plenty of violence.

Oh, yah - you betcha. Plenty of violence.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-23, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

Hey - you weren't around to recommend and/show me...

Hey - you weren't around to recommend and/show me to any coffee spots in Peoria a few days ago. For shame.

:p
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-23, 02:41 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

There's always Barbie. The fighting mostly...

There's always Barbie. The fighting mostly consists of dance-offs, though there are also some sportsballs hurled in anger.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-23, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

Because I'm a fancy man, my lunch was instant...

Because I'm a fancy man, my lunch was instant ramen with eggs two ways - one scrambled and dropped, the other soft-boiled. Both were great. I hope that you don't **** yourself. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-23, 09:52 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

Well, that's inconsiderate of him! :o

Well, that's inconsiderate of him! :o
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-23, 05:50 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, where's Trsnrtr located? We changed our...

Oh, where's Trsnrtr located?

We changed our travel plans (we normally stop in Chicago to visit an uncle, but he passed recently, so we'd rather avoid the scrum of traffic through the city) and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-23, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

Haven't heard of them before. I like how their...

Haven't heard of them before. I like how their $1k poverty wheels are named 'bread and water' :lol:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-23, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

Hopefully he'll let you borrow stuff again...

Hopefully he'll let you borrow stuff again if/when he retakes it :roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-23, 05:11 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

I'll tell the wife to consult with you prior to...

I'll tell the wife to consult with you prior to planning.

I'll be interested to hear if Cole expresses any saltiness. 😆 He said that it looked like we were segment-hunting, and I was like, "don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-23, 01:42 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

Packing up the R3, signaling the official (for...

Packing up the R3, signaling the official (for me) end of the VA trip.

The schmutz on my Varia suggests that I had an otherwise unnoticed puncture stone time over the last couple rides. Tubeless...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-23, 11:51 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

Just had some *awesome* peach bread pudding :love:

Just had some *awesome* peach bread pudding :love:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-23, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

The climb flattened out prior to the finish, too,...

The climb flattened out prior to the finish, too, enough so that a strong rider would see an advantage on a TT bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-23, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

We're only in year 2 of the 5-year project :p

We're only in year 2 of the 5-year project :p
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-23, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

Is that just this bike or your experience with TT...

Is that just this bike or your experience with TT bikes in general? I've always been interested in getting one, but don't know what kind of usage to realistically expect.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-23, 07:37 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

Little morning spin with bam and then hammered...

Little morning spin with bam and then hammered out a KOM after dropping him off :bday:

I expect that the previous holder will retake it, though I think that at least a half dozen guys, that I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-23, 05:43 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

To expect that your new hot dish comes with a...

To expect that your new hot dish comes with a side of alimony.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-23, 05:26 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

Just make sure you have at least 4mm clearance on...

Just make sure you have at least 4mm clearance on each side and at the crown of the tire - use a 4mm hex as a feeler gauge - that's generally the minimum recommended. Frame manufacturers might be a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-23, 03:27 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

Wife does curse, but it's usually angry cursing....

Wife does curse, but it's usually angry cursing. A little colorful cursing would be welcomed.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-23, 03:25 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

At the Air & Space the other day, my wife was...

At the Air & Space the other day, my wife was trying to take a pic of an airplane, and she exclaimed, "I can't fit it all in!" In a rare moment of restraint - her friend were with us, after all - I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-23, 10:16 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

Kudos. How much was loose gravel? Could you...

Kudos.

How much was loose gravel? Could you have done a road bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-23, 07:32 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

Hard to put a price on the sexiness of a fully...

Hard to put a price on the sexiness of a fully internal cockpit. :love:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-23, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

The guy that he rode with posted his ride to...

The guy that he rode with posted his ride to Strava - just under 6 hours and no mention of bam's demise. Looks like they wrapped up a few hours ago and it's about 2 hours transit time back, so...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-23, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

He balances it out with the squishy fork.

He balances it out with the squishy fork.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-23, 01:13 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

Sounds like y'all need more dirt in your dirt. :p

Sounds like y'all need more dirt in your dirt. :p
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-23, 09:40 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

They're regularly called dirt roads in the...

They're regularly called dirt roads in the vernacular, but it's composed of gravel (probably class 5). True dirt roads turn to mud and muck in the rain - in which case even a typical passenger car...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-23, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

And here I thought that 'sedimentary' was one of...

And here I thought that 'sedimentary' was one of the main types of rock. VV knows better than geologists, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-23, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

Gravel varies by region. Upper Midwest gravel is...

Gravel varies by region. Upper Midwest gravel is primarily limestone rock, which will be loose and chunky when first laid down, but will crush and compact the more it's traversed, resulting in a firm...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-23, 07:24 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

Weather.com days 77⁰ dew point. Or maybe "ew...

Weather.com days 77⁰ dew point. Or maybe "ew point."

I was wearing a Giro tech cap. Kept the sweat from running in to my eyes and down my face, but there was a steady drip from my brim once the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-23, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

Go get 'em, tiger.

Go get 'em, tiger.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-23, 07:05 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 163,247
Posted By WhyFi

Ick. Was it penman that said that 80⁰/80% almost...

Ick. Was it penman that said that 80⁰/80% almost never happens? Well, it was 80⁰/90% for my morning ride. I wasn't busting my ass or anything, but the sweat was just rolling off of me, obstinately...
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