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Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 6,205
Views: 75,477
Posted By WhyFi

you must be new here

you must be new here
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 6,205
Views: 75,477
Posted By WhyFi

​​​Is datlas going to have to fight you to defend...

​​​Is datlas going to have to fight you to defend WaWa's honor?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hi5MpNE5Jak
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 11:55 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,521
Posted By WhyFi

I give! You guys are right - I don't know what...

I give! You guys are right - I don't know what the hell I was thinking. We shouldn't have any expectations of being able to use a video camera to capture sharp, clear footage, from any ride, and we...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 09:44 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,521
Posted By WhyFi

This is you, still not getting it. I'm not...

This is you, still not getting it.

I'm not arguing about what it is to you or what you want or expect out of it - you do you - but your wants, needs, and expectations are not universal and are not...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 08:33 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 19,445
Posted By WhyFi

I just caught wind of Michelin's new Power Cup...

I just caught wind of Michelin's new Power Cup TLRs, which are supposed to be their fastest tires (and possibly the fastest on the market). The Power Road TLRs are a great tire, so this has my...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 08:30 AM
Replies: 6,205
Views: 75,477
Posted By WhyFi

OooOOOOooo - Michelin has brand new tires out...

OooOOOOooo - Michelin has brand new tires out that I hadn't heard of - the Power Cup series, which are supposed to be their fastest and as fast or marginally faster than the new Conti S TR. I might...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 6,205
Views: 75,477
Posted By WhyFi

It's New Roof Day! :bday: :foo: Lots...

It's New Roof Day! :bday:

:foo:

Lots of hammering and noise - going to see if I can squeeze out for a morning ride, but that'd leave the wife home alone, so maybe I'll wait 'til after the...
05-24-22, 07:52 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 758
Posted By WhyFi

No - he has some misaligned brakes to not fix.

No - he has some misaligned brakes to not fix.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 06:28 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,521
Posted By WhyFi

Incorrect. Why are a few people having such a...

Incorrect. Why are a few people having such a hard time understanding that the "primary function" of a multi-function tool is a matter of individual opinion and priority?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 06:22 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,521
Posted By WhyFi

I didn't see any such person.

I didn't see any such person.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-22, 06:13 AM
Replies: 6,205
Views: 75,477
Posted By WhyFi

Incorrect

Incorrect
05-24-22, 06:13 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 758
Posted By WhyFi

Larry's not familiar with the concept of...

Larry's not familiar with the concept of confirmation bias? Color me shocked.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6,205
Views: 75,477
Posted By WhyFi

I'm glad we agree on something. :p

I'm glad we agree on something. :p
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,521
Posted By WhyFi

You keep on acting like this is an either/or...

You keep on acting like this is an either/or proposition. It's not. It's so close to the finish line of being able to do both that it's a shame that no one at Garmin was competent enough to give it a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 04:57 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,521
Posted By WhyFi

Not really. That's kind of how DCR summed up the...

Not really. That's kind of how DCR summed up the camera section of the review.



It doesn't need it for you.

It wouldn't be terribly difficult to make the same hardware suitable for action...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,521
Posted By WhyFi

Well, if we're going to take the statement at...

Well, if we're going to take the statement at face value, he still wanted a rear facing camera with radar. That's not a different product - it's expanded functionality.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 03:53 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,521
Posted By WhyFi

I don't think that he missed it - I think that he...

I don't think that he missed it - I think that he wanted more out of the product to justify the price to himself (or he was trolling and alluding to the low-tech solution of a mirror).



And...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6,205
Views: 75,477
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, stop - you're just making excuses. You can...

Oh, stop - you're just making excuses. You can keep the 6500 going for as long as you want and probably at little to no cost.

The big picture difference is $150 or so - you have jackets that were...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 6,205
Views: 75,477
Posted By WhyFi

IF you're going to go R7000 in the very near...

IF you're going to go R7000 in the very near future, sure, it's what - a hundred-some-odd dollars less expensive? But going to pedal route is functionally the same, whether or not you touch the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 6,205
Views: 75,477
Posted By WhyFi

Do some work to improve your FGP (Functional...

Do some work to improve your FGP (Functional Google Power).
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 01:05 PM
Replies: 6,205
Views: 75,477
Posted By WhyFi

I ain't your personal shopper - Google it.

I ain't your personal shopper - Google it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 12:59 PM
Replies: 6,205
Views: 75,477
Posted By WhyFi

Because it's ******g old, pre-dates crank-arm...

Because it's ******g old, pre-dates crank-arm power meters by a decade and is of a construction type that's different than what the strain gauges are configured for?



Apples-to-oranges - you...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 11:48 AM
Replies: 6,205
Views: 75,477
Posted By WhyFi

That's not Porsche Ass Of The Day - it's Porsche...

That's not Porsche Ass Of The Day - it's Porsche A****** Of The Day
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6,205
Views: 75,477
Posted By WhyFi

I don't get it.

I don't get it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 08:50 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,521
Posted By WhyFi

Why is it funny to express purchasing objections,...

Why is it funny to express purchasing objections, 'specially when they might be easily addressed and significantly broaden the appeal of the product? Feedback like that is generally how products are...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 04:34 PM
Replies: 6,205
Views: 75,477
Posted By WhyFi

*sigh* Intervals.icu tracks your training load....

*sigh* Intervals.icu tracks your training load. Well, as long as your FTP is in the right ballpark.
05-22-22, 04:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 86
Posted By WhyFi

I used the same Vittoria trainer tire when I had...

I used the same Vittoria trainer tire when I had a wheel-on trainer. Compared to a regular road tire, it was much more quiet, it slipped less and it didn't create rubber dust.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 03:49 PM
Replies: 6,205
Views: 75,477
Posted By WhyFi

Do you even track your CTL, bro?

Do you even track your CTL, bro?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 01:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 538
Posted By WhyFi

They've gotta be fine. In my experience, a 1/4"...

They've gotta be fine. In my experience, a 1/4" cut is about the break point for a permeant seal with my sealant (Orange Seal). If your sealant held for a while, the cut is probably in that range. In...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 6,205
Views: 75,477
Posted By WhyFi

Got in a chilly, windy ride with one of my guys...

Got in a chilly, windy ride with one of my guys and a semi-regular. With that, I'm over 700 TSS for the week for the first time this year. Yay, fatness! :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-22, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6,205
Views: 75,477
Posted By WhyFi

It was friggin' brisk this morning - it was a...

It was friggin' brisk this morning - it was a long sleeves, vest, knee warmers, gaiter and gloves kind of ride. I thought that I was done with that kind of **** for a while, but I guess that I was...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-22, 04:53 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,521
Posted By WhyFi

At this point, third-wave coffee is like craft...

At this point, third-wave coffee is like craft brewing - you have to be in a po-dunk town to not have a decent roaster and/or coffee shop. And if you're a DIY kind of person, it doesn't matter where...
05-21-22, 11:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 248
Posted By WhyFi

I, too, use the smallest CrockPot with a...

I, too, use the smallest CrockPot with a removable pot. I always wax my two alternating chains in one session, but they're not in the wax at the same time. I heat the wax up to temp, with one chain...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-22, 05:59 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,521
Posted By WhyFi

Ahem. :notamused: ...

Ahem. :notamused:

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/565x749/archie_a8f1e3a83cd3c1083d34e9cb2764ab31993fb5ce.jpg
05-21-22, 05:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 784
Posted By WhyFi

I typically only ride 5,000-7,000 miles per, but...

I typically only ride 5,000-7,000 miles per, but I usually do a fair number of 80+ mile rides. My ass feels fine, even after 120+.

For me, the worst isn't long rides at a hard pace, but when I'm...
05-20-22, 09:02 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 784
Posted By WhyFi

No offense, but someone that's been at it for 35...

No offense, but someone that's been at it for 35 years, and still can't finish a century without a numb ass, is the last person that I'd take saddle advice from.
05-20-22, 06:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,000
Posted By WhyFi

Sounds heavy. :p

Sounds heavy. :p
05-20-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,000
Posted By WhyFi

Sure thing, Matt Murdock.

Sure thing, Matt Murdock.
05-20-22, 03:50 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,000
Posted By WhyFi

And here I thought that you were just happy to...

And here I thought that you were just happy to see us.
05-20-22, 03:17 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,000
Posted By WhyFi

So ~23% of the respondents don't ride pre-dawn or...

So ~23% of the respondents don't ride pre-dawn or post-dusk?

Must not be serious cyclists. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-22, 11:30 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,521
Posted By WhyFi

You expect lattes out of a $400 device? What kind...

You expect lattes out of a $400 device? What kind of a peasant are you? :twitchy:
05-19-22, 06:21 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 1,000
Posted By WhyFi

I counted my HRM, too, so that put me at 5...

I counted my HRM, too, so that put me at 5 (others are PM, computer, headlight/camera, radar/tail light).
Edit: ****, 6! I forgot about the speed sensor.
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Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 12:11 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,521
Posted By WhyFi

Given your sig line, that's not surprising -...

Given your sig line, that's not surprising - though the basic activity is the same, people have very different ways of going about cycling. On the group ride last night, I think that I saved three or...
05-19-22, 11:57 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 1,754
Posted By WhyFi

In most cases, $800 is the limit - anything under...

In most cases, $800 is the limit - anything under that is going to be duty-free.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,521
Posted By WhyFi

DC was fine with it in terms of the radar stuff -...

DC was fine with it in terms of the radar stuff - nothing really changed there. He was less enthusiastic about the camera side of things, mostly because it's very much geared towards documenting bad...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 2,521
Posted By WhyFi

At this price point, and given the capability of...

At this price point, and given the capability of the hardware used, action cam use absolutely should be an option.

Also, when a cam is set to loop/over-write, any saved recording block is...
05-18-22, 09:55 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 390
Posted By WhyFi

If I'll be riding in conditions where sunburn may...

If I'll be riding in conditions where sunburn may be a concern, I'll wear long sleeve jerseys (or short sleeves with sun sleeves) regardless of temp. The only issue with this approach is that many...
05-18-22, 05:15 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 784
Posted By WhyFi

"discomfort in the privates" is rather vague. It...

"discomfort in the privates" is rather vague. It could be something that a different saddle would remedy. It could be something that cycling specific clothing would remedy. It could be something that...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 05:04 PM
Replies: 6,205
Views: 75,477
Posted By WhyFi

Let's just say that it would be wise for you to...

Let's just say that it would be wise for you to be wary of them in a mixed field.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 04:22 PM
Replies: 6,205
Views: 75,477
Posted By WhyFi

It's a type of snake, not another name for a...

It's a type of snake, not another name for a snake.
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