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Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-24, 09:56 AM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 25,261
Posted By datlas

Got in a good recovery ride. Gotta go visit the...

Got in a good recovery ride. Gotta go visit the folks in NJ this afternoon.

If I had more time I could be atop the leaderboard but may have to settle for a podium spot and KOM.

#typical
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-24, 05:04 AM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 25,261
Posted By datlas

The culprit was a thin shard of glass. I...

The culprit was a thin shard of glass.

I would estimate my F:R flat ratio is about 1:5, so way less common…but it does happen.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-24, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 25,261
Posted By datlas

Cervelo/Campy fanboys heads up! ...

Cervelo/Campy fanboys heads up!

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-24, 04:46 AM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 25,261
Posted By datlas

I have two daughters and we are on the same page....

I have two daughters and we are on the same page. And we are staying in the NE indefinitely.

That said, I have one friend who moved to Asheville NC and he is quite happy there. Another friend...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-24, 07:33 PM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 25,261
Posted By datlas

We got tired of constantly opening the door for...

We got tired of constantly opening the door for Jackie, so today’s project was installing a cat/pet door.

She was initially skeptical but already has the hang of it.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-24, 07:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 832
Posted By datlas

I know you said you don’t want a metal cage, but...

I know you said you don’t want a metal cage, but I suggest you reconsider King stainless steel cages.

As above they won’t make marks on your bottles and grip great. I have them on my CF bike and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-24, 05:16 PM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 25,261
Posted By datlas

Can you say teat? Breast? Nipple?? It’s what...

Can you say teat? Breast? Nipple?? It’s what the thing is designed for.

Both our daughters were breastfed for a year. When Hannah was 4 months old Mrs datlas went back to work 3 days/week so...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-24, 03:30 PM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 25,261
Posted By datlas

Usually fatigue. Here is some interesting...

Usually fatigue.

Here is some interesting reading material….although it’s advertising so be a little skeptical.

https://teamhotshot.com/pages/science
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-24, 02:34 PM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 25,261
Posted By datlas

We had a good and fairly hard ride today. On...

We had a good and fairly hard ride today. On longer rides I sometimes have had issues with muscle cramps....

I am fairly confident my muscle cramps are NOT due to issues with...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-24, 05:44 PM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 25,261
Posted By datlas

Brick house? I approve.

Brick house? I approve.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-24, 04:08 PM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 25,261
Posted By datlas

She wants the 2 piece meal for $5.99 includes a...

She wants the 2 piece meal for $5.99 includes a biscuit and mashed potatoes. I am a vegetarian so likely to get a bean burrito, although this new item called grilled cheese black bean burrito looks...
04-12-24, 02:20 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 434
Posted By datlas

Seems that way. Looks like best bets are either...

Seems that way. Looks like best bets are either Santa Monica (easier to downtown) or Pasadena.

Luckily both are reachable by public transit.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-24, 04:45 AM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 25,261
Posted By datlas

Did the stem come from another dimension?

Did the stem come from another dimension?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-24, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 25,261
Posted By datlas

I am super thrifty bordering on hoarder. ...

I am super thrifty bordering on hoarder.

Pitch gilet means take it off, roll up, and stash in rear jersey pocket.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-24, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 25,261
Posted By datlas

We had a spirited and fantastic ride. I believe...

We had a spirited and fantastic ride. I believe there were 15 riders total. Temps warmed up quickly so I was able to pitch the gilet at the rest stop and finish the ride just with bibs/short sleeve...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-10-24, 05:47 AM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 25,261
Posted By datlas

Time to ride! :bday:

Time to ride!

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-24, 12:27 PM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 25,261
Posted By datlas

At least you can climb higher that way. ...

At least you can climb higher that way.

Right?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-24, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 25,261
Posted By datlas

Q: Is a flat tire funner when riding on climbing...

Q: Is a flat tire funner when riding on climbing wheels?

:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-24, 07:50 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 3,021
Posted By datlas

For future reference, please carry a spare tube...

For future reference, please carry a spare tube and also a peel-back stick-on patch (in case of multiple flats).

Riding on a flat clincher tire is not a winning strategy.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-24, 02:15 PM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 25,261
Posted By datlas

Jackie wants to go outside, but is a scaredy cat....

Jackie wants to go outside, but is a scaredy cat.

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-24, 02:06 PM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 25,261
Posted By datlas

We had a good ride today. Usually we do our...

We had a good ride today. Usually we do our longer/harder ride on Saturday and easy/shorter on Sunday, but the gang wanted to flip it as yesterday was windy. We had a good group of 9 and everyone...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-05-24, 03:48 AM
Replies: 1,367
Views: 25,261
Posted By datlas

What about panic? ...

What about panic?

https://youtu.be/CM3fCUmSheY?si=wl1r09f6dWPBXo0X
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-24, 03:55 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,499
Posted By datlas

I believe it takes years, but once that happens...

I believe it takes years, but once that happens you have to replace the battery I believe, not any other components.

And yes, the integrated PM for SRAM is a plus for those who want it. Everyone...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-24, 03:53 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,499
Posted By datlas

Of course non-racers can use a power meter. In...

Of course non-racers can use a power meter. In my case, I have been riding long enough that I know when I am going into the "red" zone and when I am not, so from my perspective I don't think I want...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-24, 02:00 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,499
Posted By datlas

I also prefer Shimano. The issue is that since...

I also prefer Shimano. The issue is that since SRAM bought the Hammerhead, they have dropped support for Di2 and are going to have better integration with eTap AXS going forward. I think with...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-24, 12:57 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,499
Posted By datlas

I had lunch with 4 other cycling friends...

I had lunch with 4 other cycling friends (including the one who is off the bike from the crash, he will be able to get back on the road in a month). The initial chitchat was interesting, and topics...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-24, 08:56 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,499
Posted By datlas

She is a cruel mistress. So I have heard.

She is a cruel mistress. So I have heard.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-24, 05:45 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,499
Posted By datlas

The Saturn’s stock battery lasted around 12...

The Saturn’s stock battery lasted around 12 years. The second one only lasted about 10. It’s got a few years on its third.

YMMV
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-24, 05:43 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,499
Posted By datlas

Not sure embed feature works, but video worth...

Not sure embed feature works, but video worth watching.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-24, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,499
Posted By datlas

The spam in general has gone from call girls to...

The spam in general has gone from call girls to loans. I suppose this is a natural progression.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-24, 10:33 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,771
Posted By datlas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFCv86Olk8E&pp=ygU...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HFCv86Olk8E&pp=ygUYaGFtbWVyIHRvbyBsZWdpdCB0byBxdWl0
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-24, 07:14 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,499
Posted By datlas

See the connection?

See the connection?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-24, 07:10 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,499
Posted By datlas

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-24, 05:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 1,771
Posted By datlas

Should you ride an e-bike with or without a...

Should you ride an e-bike with or without a shirt? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-24, 08:22 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,499
Posted By datlas

I got inspired by Mojo and sent out a text to my...

I got inspired by Mojo and sent out a text to my group chat of local friends that I bought an e-bike!

Followed by : APRIL FOOLS!!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-24, 02:02 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,499
Posted By datlas

We have a row of very old concrete fence posts in...

We have a row of very old concrete fence posts in the back of our property. Mrs datlas wants to have a fence, so rather than pay someone a couple thousand bucks for something fancy, I am getting...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-24, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,499
Posted By datlas

My 90 year old dad is having ongoing back...

My 90 year old dad is having ongoing back problems due to degenerative disease of his spine. He sees some type of specialist for periodic injections that give pretty good relief.

Anyway, his back...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-24, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,499
Posted By datlas

The killer woke before dawn….he put his boots...

The killer woke before dawn….he put his boots on….he took a face from the ancient gallery….and he walked on down the halll…
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-24, 09:41 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,499
Posted By datlas

Does anyone know if rumors about the end being...

Does anyone know if rumors about the end being near are true??
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-24, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,499
Posted By datlas

Got in a good “recovery ride” with my friends. ...

Got in a good “recovery ride” with my friends. The pace felt more tempo than Zone 2, but we stayed together and had a good ride. One rider had a flat early on, tubeless, another friend put in a...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-24, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,499
Posted By datlas

We had a tough ride today, it was windy and the...

We had a tough ride today, it was windy and the course had a lot of climbing. We started off with 8 riders. One guy had to turn back after 10 miles as he had a flat that would not fully seal (he...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-24, 12:17 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,499
Posted By datlas

Got in a good ride this morning, now heading out...

Got in a good ride this morning, now heading out for a matinee date with Mrs datlas to see “Dune 2.”
Forum: Road Cycling
03-29-24, 12:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 973
Posted By datlas

To answer your question will you notice a...

To answer your question will you notice a difference between 25 and 26 in back, I believe the answer is probably not. I would not even bother with a change unless you can go to 27+ from 25.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-24, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,499
Posted By datlas

Hey big john I plan to be out in LA in early to...

Hey big john I plan to be out in LA in early to mid-May for my daughter's graduation.

We are staying in LA but I do want to try Mt Baldy, is there ANY risk of ice/snow at that time of year? My...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-24, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,499
Posted By datlas

I believe the king of consecutive posts and...

I believe the king of consecutive posts and self-quoting was PCAD.

I still miss him.

RIP.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-28-24, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,499
Posted By datlas

RMOT ...

RMOT

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Forum: Road Cycling
03-27-24, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,499
Posted By datlas

Nice ass.

Nice ass.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-26-24, 01:02 PM
Replies: 12,296
Views: 235,499
Posted By datlas

It's knot?

It's knot?
03-25-24, 03:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,634
Posted By datlas

I believe it’s ok to mention as long as you don’t...

I believe it’s ok to mention as long as you don’t get into anything controversial.

Clearly some people have a post-COVID syndrome and it’s frustrating for everyone involved.

Other than time and...
03-24-24, 06:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,634
Posted By datlas

Guessing it’s Covid/long covid.

Guessing it’s Covid/long covid.
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