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Forum: Road Cycling
05-15-19, 04:54 AM
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Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

Yes, though getting to spend ~10 hours at COTA...

Yes, though getting to spend ~10 hours at COTA getting comfortable certainly helped.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-19, 07:57 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

I will now admit, this tri bike thing isn't so...

I will now admit, this tri bike thing isn't so bad once you get used to it.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 7,061
Posted By Bah Humbug

For my wife, the heel drops come when she's...

For my wife, the heel drops come when she's pedaling at low cadence, high torque, and it's really a result of highly impaired left hip mobility. All the focus on her heel form in the world didn't do...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-19, 06:22 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 13,099
Posted By Bah Humbug

Why is it so important to you for others to...

Why is it so important to you for others to sanction your drinking? Like you said, it's legal. Why do you care if others do not agree it's healthy for you?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-19, 04:13 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,062
Posted By Bah Humbug

Ever watch your wife lose out on a slot to the...

Ever watch your wife lose out on a slot to the 70.3 world championships in France by four seconds? I have.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

Call me ancient. Things should only change if...

Call me ancient. Things should only change if there is a clear and obvious reason. I don't see one for this.

Now, if multi-quote were to work again, that would be at least a little perk.

The...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-14-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

If that works, see what's running in the...

If that works, see what's running in the background. My laptop and HTPC stay up more or less forever - they basically reboot for updates and don't slow down for the weeks in between. You might have...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-19, 09:01 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

And in fact I see you're well taken care of with...

And in fact I see you're well taken care of with links.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-19, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

Just to drop the HED option: ...

Just to drop the HED option:

https://www.competitivecyclist.com/hed-ardennes-plus-lt-disc-brake-wheelset-clincher

I <3 HED
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

They're trying to fatten you up.

They're trying to fatten you up.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-19, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

I'm whining about the fact that it's supposed to...

I'm whining about the fact that it's supposed to be clear on Sunday, but cold (too cold for my fingers), and thunderstorming on Saturday for the Red Poppy Ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-19, 07:07 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

Don't tell your wife that.

Don't tell your wife that.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-19, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

Meh. Our disc (wheel) is still tube-mandatory,...

Meh. Our disc (wheel) is still tube-mandatory, and I'm still not into our brave new world. Also, don't you still need a tube for some flats?

Maybe one day.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

When you're a married couple with OCD and...

When you're a married couple with OCD and potentially different tube lengths, you check the contents before _every_single_ride_. Earnest can go right back whence he came.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-19, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

It does look awesome. However, you have to...

It does look awesome. However, you have to remove it from the bike to take stuff out, and at least for me the center strap liked to slip between the two side flaps. That and the fact that it has to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-19, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

I started with a roll. The capsule uses a Boa...

I started with a roll. The capsule uses a Boa dial as well, and is much much better than the roll. The roll is obnoxious and fiddly.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-19, 10:57 AM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

Cycling content. ...

Cycling content.

https://live.staticflickr.com/7864/46649882985_507f91067f_h.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-08-19, 10:43 AM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

Hot for you, maybe. Spending weeks at sea seems...

Hot for you, maybe. Spending weeks at sea seems even more miserable than camping.

Well, I could see it being ok on a mega-yacht. Maybe.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-07-19, 03:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 490
Posted By Bah Humbug

Even then, it's not like all the other gears...

Even then, it's not like all the other gears become a little closer together; you get one more cog in one space. If you wanted closer ratios elsewhere, 11sp doesn't help at all.

Wifey and I went...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-19, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

I'd have been in with a shot if both of my...

I'd have been in with a shot if both of my charity rides for this weekend hadn't been rained out by the apocalypse. Three hours on the trainer today, two hours tomorrow. Never signing up for spring...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-19, 02:42 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

Is it brown-nosing to agree?

Is it brown-nosing to agree?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-19, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

On ST, the equivalent of "flip it and slam it" is...

On ST, the equivalent of "flip it and slam it" is "your seat is too high".

I think his seat is too high, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-19, 05:43 AM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

I've run into that sort of place as well; I never...

I've run into that sort of place as well; I never last long in them.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-19, 05:11 AM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danbo_%28character%2...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Danbo_%28character%29

He's a character called Danbo from a Japanese manga. I never read them, but if you browse around Flickr a lot of people use the figures to add...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-19, 04:48 AM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

Does this count as cycling content? ...

Does this count as cycling content?

https://live.staticflickr.com/7805/47493023782_3c0d97aa79_h.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-19, 04:46 AM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

I've cracked a couple of helmets, with one...

I've cracked a couple of helmets, with one definite concussion. Same logic as you.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-19, 04:45 AM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

From what I first heard of your injury, I'm...

From what I first heard of your injury, I'm (happily) way beyond surprised that you're here talking like your old normal self as far as I can tell. It sounded so dire at first.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-19, 04:57 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

Yes and yes. This never sprays scalding hot...

Yes and yes. This never sprays scalding hot water all over me in the morning, and also makes wonderfully stronk coffee. It also has no plastic touching the coffee.

Funny thing is, the Garmin...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-19, 04:41 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

Also, in other news, I will likely get the XXX...

Also, in other news, I will likely get the XXX Wavecell in Fluo. I needed a new aero road helmet anyway, and the Ballista was supposed to be among the fastest and did well in the VT concussion...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-04-19, 04:36 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

Very nice. Maybe one day I'll get fancy with...

Very nice. Maybe one day I'll get fancy with coffee, but since I had a second cup this morning I was awake enough to take a pic myself.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-19, 07:00 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

Another one: ...

Another one:

https://live.staticflickr.com/7559/15952735487_2612e51ab1_h.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-19, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

https://live.staticflickr.com/8648/16635458858_428...

https://live.staticflickr.com/8648/16635458858_4288a3d821_h.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-19, 04:59 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

https://live.staticflickr.com/7831/47477781652_cec...

https://live.staticflickr.com/7831/47477781652_cec5446e1a_h.jpg

This bit of inspiration hit me yesterday morning. That's the logo of the century put on by HWSNBN. It's canceled for this year,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-03-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,535
Posted By Bah Humbug

And the R9000 cassette issue, and the snapping...

And the R9000 cassette issue, and the snapping crankarms, and some other things I can't remember off the top of my head. I still run Shimano, but they aren't close to flawless.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-02-19, 07:32 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,535
Posted By Bah Humbug

You forgot "front shift levers that just fall...

You forgot "front shift levers that just fall apart in your hand".

Of course Shimano has a decent list as well.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-19, 05:02 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,535
Posted By Bah Humbug

That's not especially high praise for the system...

That's not especially high praise for the system he's on.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

It's my favorite, mostly because a flush of it is...

It's my favorite, mostly because a flush of it is the easiest way I've found to clean a chain. AG likes to drool over the colored waxes to chase a watt or two, but then would run Gatorskins if I'd...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-01-19, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3,961
Views: 118,498
Posted By Bah Humbug

mvnsnd, re: the power socket discussion from the...

mvnsnd, re: the power socket discussion from the previous thread. The problem is I'd rather use native cords, not adapters (and I'm finally figuring out where to get just the foreign cords to plug...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-19, 06:29 PM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,965
Posted By Bah Humbug

Italian wall sockets make my head hurt. Who's...

Italian wall sockets make my head hurt. Who's surprised?

Also, it's annoying that most travel adapters are flimsy "universal" huge boxes with an output port and maybe some USB ports. What I'd...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-19, 10:05 AM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,965
Posted By Bah Humbug

Funny? They've got it figured out.

Funny? They've got it figured out.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-19, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,965
Posted By Bah Humbug

Sounds about right. On the other hand, I had a...

Sounds about right. On the other hand, I had a prescribed 75-minute run from my coach, and had about an 80-minute course plotted. Had one Gu waffle before, figured that would hold me. In the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-19, 06:20 AM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,965
Posted By Bah Humbug

I won't say I love it, but the same applies as to...

I won't say I love it, but the same applies as to gentrification: the place I grew up wishes it had the problem of more people and money flowing in. That's why I have so little patience for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-31-19, 06:17 AM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,965
Posted By Bah Humbug

If you constantly suck down sugar during...

If you constantly suck down sugar during exercise, maybe. I never liked running with food and do almost all of my runs fasted (and the definition of "fasted" gets the hardcore geeks over at ST all...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-19, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,965
Posted By Bah Humbug

I PRed the final 13 Strava segments on today's...

I PRed the final 13 Strava segments on today's ride, and got a 2nd place PR on the segment prior to those. The wind was flipped...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-19, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,965
Posted By Bah Humbug

Yes, my mother sent me a picture of the recent...

Yes, my mother sent me a picture of the recent snowfall while we were out riding. I do not miss Boulder winters.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-19, 05:59 PM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,965
Posted By Bah Humbug

I've had about enough of feeling cold.

I've had about enough of feeling cold.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-19, 04:55 PM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,965
Posted By Bah Humbug

Both of those look like they would have suitable...

Both of those look like they would have suitable climates. Might be a little less nice than Austin in a bunch of other ways, though.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,965
Posted By Bah Humbug

BTDT, never again. I won't even go home for the...

BTDT, never again. I won't even go home for the holidays. Land north of the Mason-Dixon line is unsuitable for human habitation between October and April.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,965
Posted By Bah Humbug

One of these times we're just not coming back...

One of these times we're just not coming back from Hawai'i.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-30-19, 12:55 PM
Replies: 5,281
Views: 95,965
Posted By Bah Humbug

A front blew in and made the second half of our...

A front blew in and made the second half of our ride rather unpleasant. Though doing 30+mph uphill at one point was fun.
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