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Old 01-17-22, 11:45 AM
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr View Post
I'm a genius or it was luck; take your pick.
​​​​​​​Or door #3 - you went to a cheat site.
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Almost got it in two. I flipped a coin between the two words I thought it coulda been...

Wordle 212 3/6

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Another awesome pic from the Methow Fatbike Meet:

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Nice. I'm at 3 guesses with 3 yellow letters, and stumped.
Got it in 6!

That's right - it took ALL my guesses to get it. But I did.
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Finally!
Wordle 212 5/6

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Originally Posted by Eric F View Post
Finally!
Wordle 212 5/6

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Just played for the first time.
Wordle 212 4/6

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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
Almost got it in two. I flipped a coin between the two words I thought it coulda been...

Wordle 212 3/6

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How long did it take you?

See immediately above. I got it in 4. Took me about 5 minutes.
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
How long did it take you?

See immediately above. I got it in 4. Took me about 5 minutes.
I spent a good 10 minutes on today's. I had a lot of things to consider, trying to get it in two guesses! Maybe next time
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Or door #3 - you went to a cheat site.
I don't know anything about a cheat site, so, let's go with lucky.
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Originally Posted by Trsnrtr View Post
I don't know anything about a cheat site, so, let's go with lucky.
I searched "Wordle" on Yahoo and several of the first results to appear have the answer to today's game right there.
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Put it in your favorites bar and go straight to it.
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After yesterday's really fun ride on the Litespeed with the newly re-tuned Frankengruppo, I realize that since I'm not going to be riding outside before all the bits are in place to rebuild it with the Dura Ace kit, the next obvious step is to strip it down. Which seems a shame, since I spent a not inconsiderable amount of time getting it looking good and working well.

But, guys.....


I mean, the 7410 crank is The Most Beautiful Crankset Ever, so how can I not?
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Originally Posted by indyfabz View Post
How long did it take you?

See immediately above. I got it in 4. Took me about 5 minutes.
I poked at it over the course of a few hours, interrupted by the events of the morning.
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Originally Posted by genejockey View Post
After yesterday's really fun ride on the Litespeed with the newly re-tuned Frankengruppo, I realize that since I'm not going to be riding outside before all the bits are in place to rebuild it with the Dura Ace kit, the next obvious step is to strip it down. Which seems a shame, since I spent a not inconsiderable amount of time getting it looking good and working well.

But, guys.....


I mean, the 7410 crank is The Most Beautiful Crankset Ever, so how can I not?
Almost. The Campy C-Record is more beautiful. Yours is the runner up.



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Originally Posted by genejockey View Post
After yesterday's really fun ride on the Litespeed with the newly re-tuned Frankengruppo, I realize that since I'm not going to be riding outside before all the bits are in place to rebuild it with the Dura Ace kit, the next obvious step is to strip it down. Which seems a shame, since I spent a not inconsiderable amount of time getting it looking good and working well.

But, guys.....


I mean, the 7410 crank is The Most Beautiful Crankset Ever, so how can I not?
Is that the last of the square-taper, or the start of Octa-link?
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I mean, the 7410 crank is The Most Beautiful Crankset Ever, so how can I not?
Close, but I prefer the more angular 7400 as far as DA cranks go. Same with the derailleurs.

As far as most beautiful, C-Record is elegant, but there's something about the Ofmega Mistral that just does it for me in a way no other crank ever will:



Especially the pista variety





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Is that the last of the square-taper, or the start of Octa-link?
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As far as most beautiful, C-Record is elegant, but there's something about the Ofmega Mistral that just does it for me in a way no other crank ever will:
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Octo-mom would use Octa-link. Duh.
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Had an awesome, rainy/snowy ride today. Finished clearing the driveway, had some lunch and hit the road.

Really tried to work hard and Intervals says my new FTP is 291 watts. 3.77 W/kg
Averaged 254 for a whopping 17.5 mph on the fat gravel tires.


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Originally Posted by datlas View Post
Almost. The Campy C-Record is more beautiful. Yours is the runner up.



De gustibus non est disputandum.

Personally, in Campagnolo, I prefer the late 90s/early 00s Record and Chorus.
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Originally Posted by Eric F View Post
Is that the last of the square-taper, or the start of Octa-link?
Last square taper. 7700 was the first Octalink.
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