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10-01-20, 08:23 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,349
Posted By cthenn

100+ the next 2 days at least with crappy air...

100+ the next 2 days at least with crappy air quality. 2020 is so wack.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 04:35 PM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,222
Posted By cthenn

Grossly misinformed. :rolleyes:

Grossly misinformed. :rolleyes:
09-11-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,349
Posted By cthenn

It seems the past few days with ash have been...

It seems the past few days with ash have been worse for me than those days where it just has a smoke smell in the air. The AQI may be "better" lately, but I definitely feel it in my sinuses, throat,...
09-10-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,349
Posted By cthenn

Nicely put. Yesterday, apart from falling ash,...

Nicely put. Yesterday, apart from falling ash, the air wasn't terrible. Today it smells like pollution and soot and smoke, and the numbers reflect it. There's more of a grey cast to the sky, vs...
09-09-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,349
Posted By cthenn

I know the AQI is apparently "not unhealthy" but...

I know the AQI is apparently "not unhealthy" but man, there is literally ash falling from the sky. I'm not riding in this...I know it's the PM2.5 tiny-sized particles that are really bad for you, but...
08-27-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 5,349
Posted By cthenn

Looks like (for now), the amount of smoke in many...

Looks like (for now), the amount of smoke in many parts of the Bay Area has decreased. Yesterday was nice for most of the day, there was a weird few hours around noon when it got bad, but before and...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,899
Posted By cthenn

Never on a descent. I've engulfed enough bees...

Never on a descent. I've engulfed enough bees and yellow jackets (with subsequent stings) in my jersey to know better...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-20, 05:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,483
Posted By cthenn

LOL that sounds exactly like a creak I was...

LOL that sounds exactly like a creak I was having, it's regular, but not every pedal revolution. It would creak for 3 or 4 revs, then go away, then come back, and on and on. Sounded like it was...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-20, 10:46 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,006
Posted By cthenn

All the changes are in place now. Oh man this is...

All the changes are in place now. Oh man this is good! There is basically no reason to use the free version now. It's been completely bastardized, it's totally useless! The only thing you can do is...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 09:09 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,006
Posted By cthenn

Oh, and to the predictable "stop being a...

Oh, and to the predictable "stop being a freeloader/it's only $60 year/stop whining" crowd, for me at least, this has nothing to do with $5 a month. You don't think most users couldn't pay $5 a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-20, 09:01 PM
Replies: 209
Views: 14,006
Posted By cthenn

BTW, if anyone cares, there's a way to download...

BTW, if anyone cares, there's a way to download all of your own data from Strava, including routes, photos, rides, etc. It's tucked away under the profile settings, you have to go into "download and...
05-05-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,719
Posted By cthenn

That's rich, considering the literal ****** (I...

That's rich, considering the literal ****** (I don't like to use that word, but there is nothing more accurate) in the White House. Investigate injecting Lysol into the body? Shine a light on the...
04-30-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,719
Posted By cthenn

What does the public's inability to follow rules...

What does the public's inability to follow rules have to do with removing the governor? It's pretty easy, DON'T CONGREGATE. For some, unlearnable.
04-14-20, 02:20 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,388
Posted By cthenn

Added a few things since this whole thing...

Added a few things since this whole thing started, and I can pretty much get the same workout at home that I do at the gym. Not as many specific machines to work certain muscles at the exact same...
04-08-20, 04:02 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,719
Posted By cthenn

A big test this weekend for cyclists on Diablo. ...

A big test this weekend for cyclists on Diablo. First nice weekend in a while, and roads closed to cars. I really hope there is not a mass of riders who decide to come up all at once this weekend,...
03-30-20, 04:00 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,719
Posted By cthenn

Question is, can we keep the Parks open that...

Question is, can we keep the Parks open that long, or will the selfish ruin it for everyone?
03-28-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,719
Posted By cthenn

LOL rain

Normally, I'd be very annoyed that we're getting yet another rain filled weekend, starting before dawn Saturday and ending Sunday evening, but in this case it's good news. This should keep the...
03-23-20, 07:03 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,719
Posted By cthenn

Well, the idiots did it. Newsom just announced...

Well, the idiots did it. Newsom just announced all state parks closed. Not entirely sure of the order, it seemed to mention "parking lots" and he's calling it a "soft" closure. It's only a matter...
03-19-20, 10:49 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 5,719
Posted By cthenn

Well I hope with the latest shelter in place...

Well I hope with the latest shelter in place order for the entire state, we can get a bit more ahead of it, and not resort to such draconian measures as completely banning outdoor activities. It...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,545
Posted By cthenn

No you don't. I have a free account only, and...

No you don't. I have a free account only, and brought up the heatmap and was able to zoom as close as I wanted, without losing detail...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-19, 05:07 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 4,143
Posted By cthenn

Since this is a judgment free zone (:lol:), I...

Since this is a judgment free zone (:lol:), I love all kinds of electronic music (Future Bass, Big Room, Chill/Liquid Trap is my jam right now :D). Sometimes I will plug in on my weekly hill climb....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 09:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,982
Posted By cthenn

Even at your weight, per most tire inflation...

Even at your weight, per most tire inflation charts, it still recommends under 100psi...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,506
Posted By cthenn

do you do your own wrenching? If so, and the...

do you do your own wrenching? If so, and the bike has been left outside, or even just precautionary, you can break the whole bike down, and inspect/clean/relube everything.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-19, 03:12 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,728
Posted By cthenn

Maybe because I'm a Wahoo user...?

Maybe because I'm a Wahoo user...?
07-08-19, 10:19 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,979
Posted By cthenn

What does this have to do with the OP?

What does this have to do with the OP?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-19, 03:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,794
Posted By cthenn

LOL, duh, didn't even think to Google/YT this...I...

LOL, duh, didn't even think to Google/YT this...I just got caught up reading and posted my question. Thanks, I'll check this out!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-19, 02:45 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 3,833
Posted By cthenn

I've had a couple of blowouts, and only once did...

I've had a couple of blowouts, and only once did I realize I actually hit something. Sometimes you just don't know that you actually hit something to blow it out. These are some of the most popular...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-19, 12:46 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 7,830
Posted By cthenn

Eh...I'm only a quarter Chinese, and I don't...

Eh...I'm only a quarter Chinese, and I don't speak for all Chinese or Asians, but I don't agree at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-19, 09:02 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 36,674
Posted By cthenn

Gotcha. This thread has run its course anyway,...

Gotcha. This thread has run its course anyway, so I'll move on.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 36,674
Posted By cthenn

IT'S A ****ING ALUMINUM FORK FOR THE 100th TIME...

IT'S A ****ING ALUMINUM FORK FOR THE 100th TIME IN THIS GD THREAD!!!!! A L U M I N U M.
06-12-19, 02:02 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,944
Posted By cthenn

I don't know what to tell you man. I don't like...

I don't know what to tell you man. I don't like the guy, he's this generation's Armstrong, from his dodgy rise from nothing, to his team's boring ass Postal train tactics, to his unlikable...
06-12-19, 11:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,944
Posted By cthenn

This thread will get moved, but now maybe I'll...

This thread will get moved, but now maybe I'll watch this year. So tired of that donkey (not that I'm happy he's injured).
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-19, 11:00 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 36,674
Posted By cthenn

The aluminum fork failure was a reminder that...

The aluminum fork failure was a reminder that carbon parts have a high failure rate? The aluminum fork failure reminded me to take the trash out later.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-05-19, 05:03 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 36,674
Posted By cthenn

looks like an Al fork to me? Haven't seen a CF...

looks like an Al fork to me? Haven't seen a CF bike part that was white on the inside like that...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-04-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,320
Posted By cthenn

Just the chain, but I was blown away at how well...

Just the chain, but I was blown away at how well the Park chain cleaner works. I always thought these were for lazy people who didn't want to take their chains off to clean them properly, but the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-19, 03:15 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 9,284
Posted By cthenn

The actual F is this? A TEN YEAR OLD THREAD...

The actual F is this? A TEN YEAR OLD THREAD resurrected to tell the OP the tap test is good? Is the OP still a poster here? Still alive? I'm honestly curious how you found this thread, realized it...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-30-19, 11:14 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 16,199
Posted By cthenn

It's the chamois and the cut. I've found most of...

It's the chamois and the cut. I've found most of the cheap bottoms I've tried are just not cut right. They are not properly bias cut, so I end up with a lot of bunching. The fit is also sometimes...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-29-19, 12:30 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 16,199
Posted By cthenn

Edit, I guess these aren't ebay, but Aliexpress...

Edit, I guess these aren't ebay, but Aliexpress is a safe website to order from.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 03:35 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 16,199
Posted By cthenn

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/553x416/cap_0e4fe68c8af796e5814a815fbbe70ace1d6a784f.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
05-28-19, 03:25 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 16,199
Posted By cthenn

I have several $15 jerseys from Aliexpress, and a...

I have several $15 jerseys from Aliexpress, and a few $100+ ones from Ornot. The Ornot jerseys fit better, and use a nicer (feeling) fabric. Apart from that, I see no reason for the almost 10x price...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-24-19, 11:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,850
Posted By cthenn

And it's a scratchy concrete pole! :twitchy:

And it's a scratchy concrete pole! :twitchy:
05-08-19, 04:56 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,134
Posted By cthenn

Huh? I'm honestly lost at this point. I'm not in...

Huh? I'm honestly lost at this point. I'm not in Marine basic training, or anything remotely comparable. As far as I know, I still (for now) live in a country where I'm allowed to make personal...
05-07-19, 04:01 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,750
Posted By cthenn

Everyone's body is different. As a perfect...

Everyone's body is different. As a perfect example, in your OP, you mentioned "not as hard as hiking". For me, hiking is much harder on my legs. Mostly because I don't hike as much as I ride, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-19, 08:20 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 7,953
Posted By cthenn

I'll keep my 2X because 1X for road is ludicrous,...

I'll keep my 2X because 1X for road is ludicrous, unless you live in Nebraska or Florida.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-06-18, 08:30 PM
Replies: 85
Views: 7,189
Posted By cthenn

Floor pump snowflakes?;) Come on, the chuck...

Floor pump snowflakes?;)

Come on, the chuck is fine, I actually like it better than the flip kind. Press down, twist, and it's on. Not rocket surgery. "Doesn't pump enough air"? seriously? On...
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