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Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 04:48 PM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

One of my club mates has been riding a Ti Seven...

One of my club mates has been riding a Ti Seven for many years. She was offered a great price on a gently used Emonda from another club member and is raving about how much better and faster the bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 04:46 PM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

Both are 11 speed but the design and setup are...

Both are 11 speed but the design and setup are different. I think the ramps on chainrings are same/similar but not positive.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 04:03 PM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

BTW I fixed my inner limit screw on the FD so no...

BTW I fixed my inner limit screw on the FD so no more chain drop. But I am askeered one of the drops may have slightly bent one link, as I did have one chain suck episode. I may have to put on my...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 03:58 PM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

Agree. It took me some time to learn about the...

Agree. It took me some time to learn about the cable tension screw (make two white lines align) and the top cap that cable runs through is interesting but good once you thread it properly. If you...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 05:45 AM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

Time to ride!

Time to ride!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 05:17 AM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

My kids still get pissy on a monthly cycle these...

My kids still get pissy on a monthly cycle these days. I am sure you saw what I did there.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 05:15 AM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

same

same
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

Sounds like normal parenthood to me.

Sounds like normal parenthood to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 01:59 PM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

I resemble that comment.

I resemble that comment.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 574
Posted By datlas

Ride more. Worry less.

Ride more. Worry less.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 11:41 AM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

Sounds like a sidler. ...

Sounds like a sidler.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n9eDhJ6fNQ0
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

I just checked. 159. Weak sauce.

I just checked. 159.

Weak sauce.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 10:04 AM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

Decoupage? I like that idea!

Decoupage? I like that idea!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 08:58 AM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

Liked

Liked
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 08:32 AM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

I am happy to try. But what about fibers from...

I am happy to try. But what about fibers from the backing board?? Somewhere I read there is fiberglass in there. The Saturn is so old, maybe there is even asbestos? I joke about the asbestos, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 07:37 AM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

Uh oh. The reason why I want a...

Uh oh.

The reason why I want a less-is-best solution is I suspect the Saturn has a life expectancy of 6-18 months. I don't really feel like giving it a fancy headliner. Plus no one else drives...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

I did order some twist pins from scambay but...

I did order some twist pins from scambay but honestly I suspect the fabric is deteriorating so quickly it''s still going to fall down in pieces. I think ripping out the fabric and painting makes the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 06:45 AM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

I posted this in SaturnForums and got a...

I posted this in SaturnForums and got a reasonable suggestion, but lemme bounce this off any of the thrifty geezer car guys:

The headliner is sagging and has several holes/tears in it. I don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 07:32 PM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

Yeah, lipemia is a huge risk for pancreatitis,...

Yeah, lipemia is a huge risk for pancreatitis, which is quite unpleasant.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

I see no good reason to worry about your...

I see no good reason to worry about your triglycerides unless they are in the thousands.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

I am guessing it was a mix of heat and humidity...

I am guessing it was a mix of heat and humidity and duration of ride. I suspect many of these riders are used to our typical weekend club rides of 50-65 miles. Maybe they did not eat and drink...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 04:42 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,024
Posted By datlas

IOW, good tires >> good tubes.

IOW, good tires >> good tubes.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 04:39 PM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

Our town is still mostly white, but the new Toll...

Our town is still mostly white, but the new Toll Brothers McMansion development next door is about 90% Indian. Diversity around here is a work in progress.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

Hot. It was about 90 with high humidity for...

Hot. It was about 90 with high humidity for yesterdayís century. It ended up being a ride of attrition. I felt great at the end but I donít mind the heat, the few that finished with me were not...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

Plumbing quiz of the day: Q: How long does...

Plumbing quiz of the day:

Q: How long does it take for the bolt connecting a typical toilet tank to the bowl to rust out and cause a wet mess in the bathroom?

A: About 15 years.

:notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 03:00 PM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

Agree. I did my medical residency in Hershey,...

Agree. I did my medical residency in Hershey, which was fine because Metro Harrisburg, but if you went into the boonies you would see more confederate flags than in Dixie.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

I reckon you are right. I observed the same...

I reckon you are right. I observed the same dynamic in Asheville NC and even in Metro Philly vs. Central PA.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

I will keep that in mind. With aging parents in...

I will keep that in mind. With aging parents in NJ we are kinda stuck in the NE for the time being.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

Tulsa? I don't think Oklahoma is ready for the...

Tulsa? I don't think Oklahoma is ready for the Korean Jewish family with the vegetarian father in lycra and the lesbian musician daughter.

Amiright?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

It's a clamp on. I know I aligned the FD so it...

It's a clamp on. I know I aligned the FD so it was totally parallel with the chainrings and the orange sticker lined up with the chainring teeth, then set the funny screw to have the two white lines...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

Follow-up question - is it the inner limit screw...

Follow-up question - is it the inner limit screw or chain tension that seems to be the bad actor? Asking for a friend.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

Thanks, will do. Everything was brand new when...

Thanks, will do. Everything was brand new when it went on 4 months ago. And it worked PERFECTLY until the past week. Something must have been tweaked but unclear if it's FD adjustment or chain...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

Is that UCI legal??

Is that UCI legal??
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 05:57 AM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

Cycling related question: Recall I set up my...

Cycling related question: Recall I set up my Ultegra R8000 groupset a few months ago and have been quite pleased. I was even bragging that I did not need a chain catcher because it "never" drops a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 05:47 AM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

Dude. That belongs on a mountain bike, I am...

Dude. That belongs on a mountain bike, I am thinking.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 05:46 AM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

My friend who works for a cycling computer...

My friend who works for a cycling computer company got a call from the bosses that he needs to be in Copenhagen this week to make sure all the devices are set up and working properly for a certain...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-22, 04:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 311
Posted By datlas

Best advice is go for fit and comfort. You may...

Best advice is go for fit and comfort. You may want to consider the Virginia Tech ratings as well:

https://www.helmet.beam.vt.edu/bicycle-helmet-ratings.html
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-22, 03:27 AM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

I can ask my daughter, the USC film student, to...

I can ask my daughter, the USC film student, to give you some feedback. If you wish.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-22, 04:45 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,030
Posted By datlas

You are welcome. There is a wealth of...

You are welcome.

There is a wealth of experience in this place. There is also some snark. Stick around, if you donít have a thin skin I think you will learn to like it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

Antelope should know stop/drop/roll.

Antelope should know stop/drop/roll.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

Do NOT go into the red zone until you are...

Do NOT go into the red zone until you are cresting the hill, or nearly so. IOW keep it under FTP for a long climb.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

Update: effect seems to wear out after about 7...

Update: effect seems to wear out after about 7 hours. This is consistent with a study I reviewed. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 12:14 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 2,030
Posted By datlas

Steel is real ...

Steel is real

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sq8OU-7JDFA
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

Can't stop the music. ...

Can't stop the music.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_GT_2Z4xlU
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,024
Posted By datlas

Ditto

Ditto
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 08:07 AM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

The jig is up.

The jig is up.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

Hot

Hot
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

Why? Because Video Killed the Radio Star?? ...

Why? Because Video Killed the Radio Star?? :innocent:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8r-tXRLazs
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-22, 07:06 AM
Replies: 10,276
Views: 129,632
Posted By datlas

NFW. It's Friday. I will spare you the...

NFW. It's Friday.

I will spare you the cringe-worthy video. You're welcome.
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