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Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

Did you not get the memo?? Running is stupid.

Did you not get the memo?? Running is stupid.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-22, 10:17 AM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

Just did my fake group ride. There were 2...

Just did my fake group ride. There were 2 groups, I rode with the 2w/Kg group which suits me fine. Most of my friends were brave enough to have their video on for the Zoom event. The banter and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-22, 06:28 AM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

3/6 for me. As predicted, it’s a rainy...

3/6 for me.

As predicted, it’s a rainy Saturday morning. I will be heading downstairs for the Zwift club ride. 50-50 I last the full 2 hours.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

"You are blind as a bat, and I have sight" if I...

"You are blind as a bat, and I have sight" if I recall some of the inspired lyrics.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 02:02 PM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

One exception, possibly, is "All Along the...

One exception, possibly, is "All Along the Watchtower" the Hendrix cover is better than Dylan's.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

It's funny, I became musically aware at around...

It's funny, I became musically aware at around age 10 or 11 (mid 1970's) so listening to the radio the first version of "Blinded by the Light" I was heard was the Mafred Mann Earth Band one, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

Were you revved up like one? ...

Were you revved up like one?

#BlindedByTheLight
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 09:25 AM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

OK. Feel free to join in the zoom meeting for...

OK. Feel free to join in the zoom meeting for lively banter/chat. You will NOT see my smiling face as I do audio only.

#FaceMadeForRadio
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 08:46 AM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

It's actually a club ride with zoom meeting, I...

It's actually a club ride with zoom meeting, I don't think you need to be a WCCC club member to join so if you want to "crash" the ride here is the link.
...
12-02-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 106
Posted By datlas

Testing just to ensure a self-quote works.

Testing just to ensure a self-quote works.
12-02-22, 07:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 106
Posted By datlas

Test. I think it works for me.

Test. I think it works for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 07:21 AM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

Tomorrow is another washout, so I signed up for a...

Tomorrow is another washout, so I signed up for a 2 hour club ride on Zwift.

They plan to have the yellow beacon/leader at 2.5-3.0 w/kg and the red beacon/sweeper at 1.5-2.0 w/kg.

Guess which...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-22, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

Took me 6/6 today. Sigh.

Took me 6/6 today. Sigh.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

Definitely sounds like a keeper. Kudos.

Definitely sounds like a keeper. Kudos.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

Plus, it's cheaper to keep her.

Plus, it's cheaper to keep her.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

I hear it both ways but not really sure what is...

I hear it both ways but not really sure what is the "correct" answer.

I recall that when I joined my local bike club way back around 2005, it seemed that EVERYONE was riding these wheels. They...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

More importantly, how do you pronounce them? ...

More importantly, how do you pronounce them?

Is the K silent? I hear people call them KISS-eerium, Kuh-seerium, and seerium. Of course they also call them **** but that's another issue...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

Who are you, Velo Vol ??

Who are you, Velo Vol ??
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 12:56 PM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

$0?? Is there a Wheel Fairy that put them under...

$0?? Is there a Wheel Fairy that put them under your pillow??
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 11:23 AM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

In that case, hold out for Zipp 454 NSW wheels!

In that case, hold out for Zipp 454 NSW wheels!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-22, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

It's a tough call. If you had to choose, since...

It's a tough call. If you had to choose, since you are NOT racing, I would go with aluminum. I split the difference and ride Crabon wheels May-September and aluminum October-April. The handbuilt...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

Yeah. Bottom line is the trainer kinda sucks,...

Yeah. Bottom line is the trainer kinda sucks, but may be a necessary evil to be taken in small doses. Thatís my feeling, at least.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

Jackie is admiring some of mrs datlas’ recent...

Jackie is admiring some of mrs datlas’ recent paintings.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

RIP Christine McVie

RIP Christine McVie
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 02:29 PM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

Yeah, the issue is that when I am doing a "real"...

Yeah, the issue is that when I am doing a "real" ride I can bridge a gap or nail a climb by going from 85-90% of FTP up to maybe 100-110% of FTP for 30s, and I am fine....

The problem on Zwift is...
11-30-22, 12:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 478
Posted By datlas

It’s what I do with old tires. Works for me.

It’s what I do with old tires. Works for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 12:15 PM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

I am saying that 20-30 seconds of WELL OVER FTP...

I am saying that 20-30 seconds of WELL OVER FTP (say 20-30% above FTP) is what does it to me. That is what feels like burning a match.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 10:31 AM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

They make me puke and are NO FUN.

They make me puke and are NO FUN.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

Yeah I had breakfast like normal. I suspect this...

Yeah I had breakfast like normal. I suspect this effect is normal for me, as I noticed it before. But unclear if itís typical.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

Agree, I noticed the cutesy tie-ins and...

Agree, I noticed the cutesy tie-ins and disapprove.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-22, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

Just did some fake miles. Since that's the only...

Just did some fake miles. Since that's the only time I have a power meter, I have noticed something and it's probably "normal" but let me know....

I estimate my FTP to be somewhere around 170W. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

May not really matter, although a prudent...

May not really matter, although a prudent pessimist like me may always be concerned about new strains that might be more like the original ones and cause ARDS (Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome).
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

I agree it's tough to know how much of the...

I agree it's tough to know how much of the decrease in virulence/morbidity/mortality is due to the newer strains being less pathogenic, and how much is due to improved immunity from vaccines and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 03:58 PM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

Why does ******g show up as ******g and not...

Why does ******g show up as ******g and not ****ing?!?

The filter truly works in mysterious ways.
11-29-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 132
Posted By datlas

You are not alone. You matter.

You are not alone.

You matter.
11-29-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 307
Posted By datlas

You are not alone.

You are not alone.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 02:07 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,153
Posted By datlas

I can still hear you saying you would never break...

I can still hear you saying you would never break the chain....

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jVLNB3d-2cA



Possibly the best Fleetwood Mac cover song ever, either that or Landslide by...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

BTW if you want to play "detective" most people...

BTW if you want to play "detective" most people start to feel sick 2-4 days after exposure.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 01:07 PM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

I expect so. Hope you both are feeling better...

I expect so. Hope you both are feeling better asap.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

The Saturn is fixed and now inspected through...

The Saturn is fixed and now inspected through 12/2023. :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 12:47 PM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

Looks like tomorrow's ride is going to be a...

Looks like tomorrow's ride is going to be a washout. Time to visit Watopia.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 12:46 PM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

When Heidi came home last May, the T line was...

When Heidi came home last May, the T line was dark even before the liquid hit the C line. It's typically stronger earlier in the course when you are shedding more virus and more contagious.

Oh...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 11:49 AM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

Yup. So you know the drill. Isolate for 5 days....

Yup. So you know the drill. Isolate for 5 days. Then mask 100% next 5 days. Take fluids and, if needed, tylenol and OTC cough medicine. I do NOT suggest Paxlovid as it's a dirty drug with lots...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 11:43 AM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

The current variants do not cause lower...

The current variants do not cause lower respiratory disease or ARDS, so it's realistic to say that covid is now a cold. But it's still super-contagious.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-22, 10:33 AM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

I say 50-50 it's covid. Just do the test for...

I say 50-50 it's covid. Just do the test for peace of mind.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 04:16 PM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

And if the van is'a rockin', don't...

And if the van is'a rockin', don't come-a-knockin'!!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 11:53 AM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

The site was offline for a bit. I am hopeful the...

The site was offline for a bit. I am hopeful the issue was fixed.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 11:27 AM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

WTF is an illegal offset type??

WTF is an illegal offset type??
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

Gremlins?!?

Gremlins?!?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-22, 09:36 AM
Replies: 3,161
Views: 41,363
Posted By datlas

Shard magnets? What brand are they?? I run...

Shard magnets? What brand are they??

I run GP4000s/5000s with pretty good luck. Up until now.
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