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Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

The issue with whether and how to send kids back...

The issue with whether and how to send kids back to school this year is that there is NO GOOD ANSWER and each option kinda sucks in some way.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 10:56 AM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

I am not sure why, but Heidi made a tutorial on...

I am not sure why, but Heidi made a tutorial on how to pet Jackie's belly:

https://youtu.be/yACENpunV2Y
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

Agree the airborne route is the problem. ...

Agree the airborne route is the problem.

With the debate about going back to school, I often hear about how some schools are going to be cleaning/sanitizing classrooms frequently. That is a LOT...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 08:22 AM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

I am guessing the driver pushed the wrong button....

I am guessing the driver pushed the wrong button.

Ever see the classic Looney Tunes episode....NOT THE WED ONE!! I will see if I can find a youtube clip. It's gold.

https://youtu.be/MlrCMK14zHs
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

I think it's really nuanced about group rides. I...

I think it's really nuanced about group rides. I have been doing some with a handful of friends who I know are not "promiscuous" group riders, ie. they ride solo or just with the same circle. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

I suspect you should be ok. I don't like...

I suspect you should be ok.

I don't like torque specs for setting the preload on the headset, I prefer to do it by feel. Tighten it enough so you get just a smidge of binding when you turn the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

A guy I ride with just got a Ritchey Logic and...

A guy I ride with just got a Ritchey Logic and built it up. He is very pleased with it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 02:46 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

Maybe. Would they throw in a free Strava premium...

Maybe. Would they throw in a free Strava premium account?? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 553
Posted By datlas

It's your choice but I would not like riding with...

It's your choice but I would not like riding with a camelbak/backpack.

I ride on familiar roads and have scoped out water sources (gas stations or state parks often have a spigot or faucet that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:07 AM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

Physicians of my generation who trained on paper...

Physicians of my generation who trained on paper charts in general don't like ANY EMR. That includes me. I believe I was a better physician with a paper chart, but I accept that the times have...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

Itís called alpha-gal syndrome. Itís a thing. ...

Itís called alpha-gal syndrome. Itís a thing. Not to be confused with alpha male syndrome.
08-09-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 711
Posted By datlas

You likely need a slightly wider saddle. It’s...

You likely need a slightly wider saddle. It’s worth trying out before you buy, as above.

Also, it takes time to “break in” your butt and get used to riding, even if you have a saddle that fits. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

They FINALLY restored power to our corporate...

They FINALLY restored power to our corporate office so the electronic medical records system is restored. Guess what I have planned for Sunday afternoon? Hint: it ain’t napping
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

Apparently there are feral parakeets in NYC, I...

Apparently there are feral parakeets in NYC, I recall reading about that awhile back. I donít know if they talk like a New Yorker though.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 04:46 AM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

Here it is. I got the bike and the Fit in the...

Here it is. I got the bike and the Fit in the image too. I wanted to include Jackie, but she wonít sit still outside. Too many distractions.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

Here is a pic of the new car. If you look...

Here is a pic of the new car. If you look closely, you can see the Saturn on the other side.

#TotalEclipseOfSaturn...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

Why donít you ask one of the mods? :innocent:

Why donít you ask one of the mods? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

Got the CVT because mrs datlas does not drive...

Got the CVT because mrs datlas does not drive stick.

#HappyWifeHappyLife (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=HappyWifeHappyLife)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 03:39 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

Drove the Fit home. It’sa nice!

Drove the Fit home. It’sa nice!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,993
Posted By datlas

No we can't agree. Sad!

No we can't agree.

Sad!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

The problem with fit is it’s like religion. The...

The problem with fit is it’s like religion. The basic premises may be the same, but the details and practices lead to differences, and what feels amazing to one person feels awful to another. And...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 05:14 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

Gotta do the necktie adjustment for the full...

Gotta do the necktie adjustment for the full effect.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

Black. Itís the new black.

Black. Itís the new black.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

At Honda dealer. Mrs datlas did a short drive in...

At Honda dealer. Mrs datlas did a short drive in the Fit and Civic. Buying the Fit.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

I talked to my guy at the Honda dealer. He said...

I talked to my guy at the Honda dealer. He said he could knock a few hundred bucks more off the price. I told mrs datlas we should get the Fit but she also wants to see the base Civic model. We...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

dislike

dislike
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

I expect you are fine. Try plucking each one to...

I expect you are fine. Try plucking each one to ensure they have roughly the same tone. If it's true and the tones are consistent, you are probably ok.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 03:58 AM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

For the new car, he has a suction cup rack (sea...

For the new car, he has a suction cup rack (sea sucker I think?) on the roof.

I can see how that could be a challenge with a convertible. Nice problem to have!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

One of my cycling friends got a fancy schmancy...

One of my cycling friends got a fancy schmancy new electric Porsche. We rode (bikes) together today, he drove over in his car and parked it in front of my house so it was there for a few hours while...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

Does Wednesday have a feel??

Does Wednesday have a feel??
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=pPDISgMAyWE

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=pPDISgMAyWE
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 03:51 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,065
Posted By datlas

You are overdoing it. All you needed to change...

You are overdoing it. All you needed to change was the chain. BB lasts like 40k miles. Hubs too. Cassette and cables like 15k miles.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

We have 3 cars. The minivan (which may be a...

We have 3 cars. The minivan (which may be a goner, supposed to find out tomorrow), the Saturn (which only I can drive because stick), and an old 2001 Maxima we bought from a fellow cyclist about 3...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 04:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 386
Posted By datlas

Before you pitch it, verify cable is not kinked...

Before you pitch it, verify cable is not kinked or fraying inside the shifter, or put new cable in. Sometimes stubbornness to go to smallest cogs is a symptom of cable kinking inside mechanism.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

You will NEVER be a legend with that approach. ...

You will NEVER be a legend with that approach. Sad!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

Not likely for me. I typically can ride 3x/week....

Not likely for me. I typically can ride 3x/week. We are talking an epic century for Saturday, but even so that gets me 200-ish miles for the week. I am well over 5K for the year, so that's not bad.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

Jackie taking a catnap: ...

Jackie taking a catnap:


https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/769b1494_85af_4fd4_b5e3_3461fa0c4d44_a4ba8ce36e617a97a1d4833c7ef22dfcd2129baf.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

Just wait Ďtill next week, flatlander!

Just wait Ďtill next week, flatlander!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

Ouch. Heal up ASAP.

Ouch. Heal up ASAP.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 09:16 AM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

Tomorrow is mrs datlas :bday: but we are going to...

Tomorrow is mrs datlas :bday: but we are going to celebrate today. Hannah is coming over and I am getting carry out sushi for her.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 388
Posted By datlas

Oh no! Like Garmin??

Oh no! Like Garmin??
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 1,650
Views: 20,803
Posted By datlas

No prob dude. All good.

No prob dude. All good.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 05:05 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 322,030
Posted By datlas

Yeah I will wait for them to let me know the...

Yeah I will wait for them to let me know the damage, so to speak.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 05:53 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 322,030
Posted By datlas

We have a washer and dryer that were already...

We have a washer and dryer that were already kinda old when we bought our house 19 years ago. I am guessing they may be 25-30 years old. Still work ok.

#SaturnStrong
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-20, 04:11 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 322,030
Posted By datlas

Good morning Velo Vol !

Good morning Velo Vol !
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-20, 06:03 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 979
Posted By datlas

Agree Assos is good stuff, but since the S9 is...

Agree Assos is good stuff, but since the S9 is new I don't think anyone has long term experience. I don't think you will be disappointed. Agree that hand-wash will extend life.

If you are on a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 11:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 894
Posted By datlas

Kudos. Just because the tires SAY max PSI...

Kudos.

Just because the tires SAY max PSI is 110 or 115 does not mean that is the IDEAL pressure. Most cyclists don't quite get that.

FWIW I ride on pretty crappy roads sometime, chipseal...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 894
Posted By datlas

For a start, drop your current tires to 80F and...

For a start, drop your current tires to 80F and 90R. Do it now and thank me later.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 322,030
Posted By datlas

New metric! Altitude Suffer Score. Or for...

New metric! Altitude Suffer Score.

Or for short... :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 322,030
Posted By datlas

Fresh sourdough in the oven. Should be cool...

Fresh sourdough in the oven. Should be cool enough for dinner.
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