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Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 12:28 PM
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Posted By datlas

Oops. My vision is going. :50:

Oops. My vision is going. :50:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

:bday: That said, I honestly don't think...

:bday:

That said, I honestly don't think it's an especially good opener, if you get my drift.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-26-22, 11:08 AM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

Dooooo eeeet!!

Dooooo eeeet!!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

I preach the low FODMAP diet to my IBS patients,...

I preach the low FODMAP diet to my IBS patients, but fortunately I can eat pretty much anything I want.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

I suspect that our homeostatic mechanisms keep...

I suspect that our homeostatic mechanisms keep sugar reasonably well controlled, but I also suspect that after several hours of hard work and inadequate calorie intake, when one is bonking or on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

Agree. What I have noticed is that an easy...

Agree.

What I have noticed is that an easy paced ride (say Z2-3) causes my sugar to go down into a good zone (about 100-ish) and stay there, while a harder ride (Z3-4 with occasional anaerobic...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

So after a week of playing with my CGM, I am...

So after a week of playing with my CGM, I am still suspicious it probably does not add a whole lot to my fueling strategy. Of course, YNMV.

The sensor lasts 14 days, so I will keep it on for...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 168
Posted By datlas

I suspect it’s a lateral move in puncture...

I suspect it’s a lateral move in puncture resistance. Narrow may feel a bit more sporty.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 02:18 PM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

Certainly a few riders put the MEAN in todayís...

Certainly a few riders put the MEAN in todayís mean velocity.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

Good ride today but with a bit of drama. Goal...

Good ride today but with a bit of drama. Goal pace for Wednesday is 16-17. We did the first half at almost 19, and although I thought we were all together, we dropped one rider. She caught us at...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

Time to get ready to ride!

Time to get ready to ride!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

At least I am still KOM. #coldcomfort

At least I am still KOM.

#coldcomfort
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 05:30 PM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

kudos

kudos
05-22-22, 12:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 150
Posted By datlas

I vote for the Garmin 130 or 130+, but another...

I vote for the Garmin 130 or 130+, but another option is the Garmin Varia Display unit, it only shows radar data (no gps or speed info) but under $100. Google it.
05-22-22, 12:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 391
Posted By datlas

This. I had a chain fail and kink, which got...

This. I had a chain fail and kink, which got caught in the RD and simply ripped the RD off the Ti frame. The fame was fine and because it was a defective chain I even got Shimano to give me a new...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

Another schweddy ride done. It was cool at the...

Another schweddy ride done. It was cool at the start, but humid, and I figured the ride would end early enough so I did not bother with my Halo headband. Mistake. Had stinging eyes for the last...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 05:16 AM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

Working on it. Wordle done (4, splendid?),...

Working on it. Wordle done (4, splendid?), French Press made, and cat fed. Heading out for an easy ďrecoveryĒ ride soon, hoping to beat the heat. Yesterdays ride was long and hard and hot, so I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

Not really, unless you count my morning French...

Not really, unless you count my morning French Press coffee.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

Itís quite hot out today.

Itís quite hot out today.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-22, 04:09 AM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

Record setting heat expected today (mid 90’s). ...

Record setting heat expected today (mid 90’s). Sorry Velo Vol but I am taking two bottles.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-22, 10:53 AM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

A heartbreaker! #nospoiler

A heartbreaker!

#nospoiler
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-22, 05:26 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 897
Posted By datlas

OP, did you put wider tires on your bike? It's...

OP, did you put wider tires on your bike? It's definitely worthy of consideration if you have the clearance.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

Can we have your bike schwag if you donít make it?

Can we have your bike schwag if you donít make it?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

Sounds like the new Varia camera is a dog. Sad.

Sounds like the new Varia camera is a dog. Sad.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

Cue up the Eagles, "Hotel California."

Cue up the Eagles, "Hotel California."
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

No. I hope to get up and out riding early. As I...

No. I hope to get up and out riding early. As I get older, the first few really hot/humid rides take too much out of me.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 06:39 AM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

Kudos. 6 for me today. Sad!

Kudos. 6 for me today. Sad!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 08:37 PM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

This. Elementary school (K-5). General music,...

This. Elementary school (K-5). General music, band, and chorus.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 02:13 PM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

Daughter got a job offer as a music teacher where...

Daughter got a job offer as a music teacher where she did her student teaching. :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 05:34 AM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

Hey humbug, any sense on whether the slowtwitch...

Hey humbug, any sense on whether the slowtwitch gang are using the CGM/supersapiens device? We are using CGMs for people with diabetes, but my sense for athletes without DN is that it’s not really...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

I got a rare 3 today.

I got a rare 3 today.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 01:27 PM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

Oh?

Oh?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

Zoom zoom!

Zoom zoom!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

When we were dating, I had a 1985 Mustang GT with...

When we were dating, I had a 1985 Mustang GT with a 5 speed. It was a fun car to drive, but had a VERY grabby clutch. I tried to get her to learn, and it did not go well.

I have since tried to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 06:34 AM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

I should not be surprised, but the vast majority...

I should not be surprised, but the vast majority of Miata listings I see are stick-shift. That would be fine if the car would be exclusively mine. Mrs datlas has said NFW to a stick. Sad.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 05:31 AM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

Maybe. She watches the finances like a hawk, so...

Maybe. She watches the finances like a hawk, so there is NO WAY I could surprise her with this....I will have to bring up the idea to her directly and encourage her to consider.

I am guessing that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 02:14 PM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

I have a short torso and long legs, so might be...

I have a short torso and long legs, so might be ok. I have plenty of headroom in our little Fit.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 11:00 AM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

I know. The side panels are plastic. The hood...

I know. The side panels are plastic. The hood and trunk are metal, and can sometimes rust. And the underbody obviously can rust.

#Schtick
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

It's just thought, but yeah TBH probably looking...

It's just thought, but yeah TBH probably looking at new or gently used, newer than 5 years. Stay tuned.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 10:50 AM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

Saturns don't rust.

Saturns don't rust.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 09:30 AM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

Wait, there is a 2001 for sale on Craigslist for...

Wait, there is a 2001 for sale on Craigslist for $7500. That fits the budget better.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 09:29 AM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

Understood. Will consider. She is NOT...

Understood. Will consider. She is NOT mechanically adept and never got the hang of a stick-shift, so cue up R.E.M. "Automatic for the People."

Will investigate. The new and used care market is...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 08:53 AM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

So the Alpha Romeo "Graduate" was obviously just...

So the Alpha Romeo "Graduate" was obviously just a symbol (or was it an allegory??), but back to cars mrs datlas has ALWAYS coveted a Mazda miata. My thinking is if/when the Saturn dies, I can get...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-16-22, 07:12 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,344
Posted By datlas

Yes agree 100% with not getting fixated on power...

Yes agree 100% with not getting fixated on power numbers, proof is in the pudding/results.

I do think 4w/kg for 5 minutes is a pretty high bar for "most recreational cyclists" as most of the folks...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 06:54 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,344
Posted By datlas

Your PM is off or you are too heavy relative to...

Your PM is off or you are too heavy relative to your friends, or both.

Fixing PM won’t get you up the hill any faster, but losing some weight probably will.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 06:51 PM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

We gave her the flowers. The plants are 3...

We gave her the flowers. The plants are 3 varieties of succulents that one of her friends gave her.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,344
Posted By datlas

Are you standing in the climbs? That’s gonna...

Are you standing in the climbs? That’s gonna make you less aero.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,281
Posted By datlas

If he asked me, of course I would suggest 28 but...

If he asked me, of course I would suggest 28 but even at his weight he would likely do well at 100-105F and 110-115R. 140 is way too high. And the 15% drop rule is arbitrary, I am not an expert but...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-22, 03:06 PM
Replies: 6,381
Views: 77,934
Posted By datlas

Hannah’s launched! ...

Hannah’s launched!


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