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Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 01:48 PM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 18,091
Posted By WhyFi

...but don't rule out some W -> E KOM hunting....

...but don't rule out some W -> E KOM hunting. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 18,091
Posted By WhyFi

Simon says "RTFM." ...

Simon says "RTFM."

https://twitter.com/SimonCowell/status/1292629837790601216
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 18,091
Posted By WhyFi

Of course, don't you listen when drivers buzz you...

Of course, don't you listen when drivers buzz you - cyclists don't pay any taxes for infrastructure. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 18,091
Posted By WhyFi

When I woke this morning, I wasn't terribly...

When I woke this morning, I wasn't terribly bummed to hear that the passing car tires were rolling on wet pavement - storms moved through again last night, waking me more than once to wind, thunder...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 08:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 153
Posted By WhyFi

Saddles are always going to be super personal, so...

Saddles are always going to be super personal, so a grain of salt - better for me is not necessarily better for you and vice versa...

The bigger cutouts are helpful if you still get perineum...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 18,091
Posted By WhyFi

Since I have the camera connected... I'd...

Since I have the camera connected...

I'd forgotten about this one, which happened at the outset of the 200k a few days back - a little concerning because there was a car coming up along side me,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 07:38 PM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 18,091
Posted By WhyFi

Does that mean that I get a mileage modifier for...

Does that mean that I get a mileage modifier for today?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 18,091
Posted By WhyFi

Strangely, I did not. I'm usually sensitive to...

Strangely, I did not. I'm usually sensitive to that, so I can't imagine why I didn't notice this time around... :foo:

https://youtu.be/ZvHIg8Gof-c
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 06:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By WhyFi

What does your frame take? Posts with an aero...

What does your frame take? Posts with an aero upper section and round insertion section are few and far between.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 04:53 PM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 18,091
Posted By WhyFi

Pfffft. If whole roasted chicken were beige,...

Pfffft. If whole roasted chicken were beige, would Costco's business plan hinge on selling it?

Case closed.

;)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 18,091
Posted By WhyFi

You sound like you're coming at this from the...

You sound like you're coming at this from the boneless, skinless chicken breast perspective. If so, you're comparing the best(ish) beef cuts vs worst chicken cuts. Not exactly fair (there are a lot...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 02:27 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 825
Posted By WhyFi

:50:

:50:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,495
Posted By WhyFi

:foo: You're having a hard time with this,...

:foo:

You're having a hard time with this, aren't you? If you think that you've hit a sore spot and that I'm not relaxed, you're either projecting, giving yourself too much credit or you have a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 06:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 342
Posted By WhyFi

This was my first thought, too.

This was my first thought, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 825
Posted By WhyFi

You've mentioned Silca a couple times - have you...

You've mentioned Silca a couple times - have you listened to the CyclingTips podcast with Josh and... I think it was Jan Heine? It was from a few years back, and it's almost an hour long, IIRC, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 06:25 PM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 18,091
Posted By WhyFi

My boy would love that - he's all about WWI and...

My boy would love that - he's all about WWI and WWII military... stuff.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 18,091
Posted By WhyFi

Our family plans got rained out this afternoon,...

Our family plans got rained out this afternoon, so we had to come up with some alternatives. After dinner, it had mostly stopped raining, though it was still windy and cool. The wife wanted to take...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 18,091
Posted By WhyFi

Kimchi has all that gut goodness intact, dunnit?...

Kimchi has all that gut goodness intact, dunnit? Pile it on.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 03:22 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,495
Posted By WhyFi

I was talking about my group - context, yo. No...

I was talking about my group - context, yo. No need to be defensive.



Like when ignorant people insinuate that it's pointless and then tubeless users respond with scenarios in which it's not...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 17,880
Posted By WhyFi

I got the trifecta, bro - Cervelo, Zipp, and...

I got the trifecta, bro - Cervelo, Zipp, and Rapha. If people don't cheer me, they jeer me.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 02:19 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 825
Posted By WhyFi

I think that the other thing that needs to be...

I think that the other thing that needs to be considered, in terms of optimization, is the average Schmoe on the bike is a lot ******g heavier than the guys getting paid to play bikes. To me, that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 02:11 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,495
Posted By WhyFi

I ride with a group, a lot. Many of them are...

I ride with a group, a lot. Many of them are anti-tubeless even though they've never touched it. Most probably aren't aware that I'm even running tubeless because it never calls attention to itself....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 825
Posted By WhyFi

40-45psi for trails for you? Or are you asking...

40-45psi for trails for you? Or are you asking what I run for trails? I run 35mm tires at 35-40psi. :p

I'll do short sections of gravel on the 28s, but that's about it - I wouldn't plan a ride...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,495
Posted By WhyFi

Is this really not obvious? Because you're much,...

Is this really not obvious? Because you're much, much less likely to flat out with a tubeless tire? In the ~15k miles that I've been running tubeless, I've needed to put in a tube twice - that's...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 18,091
Posted By WhyFi

Got in my sub-40 mile, no agenda ride. Felt...

Got in my sub-40 mile, no agenda ride. Felt crappy-strong. I know that I'm carrying a pretty heavy training load (for me), and that certainly matched my perception early in the ride. After I settling...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 17,880
Posted By WhyFi

I don't, not unless I see an arm band.

I don't, not unless I see an arm band.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 17,880
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah - for gravel I would probably go wider,...

Yeah - for gravel I would probably go wider, maybe even 650B.

Sure, LB were pretty tempting to me, also. In the end, availability in covid times played a big factor as did the lifetime warranty,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 07:31 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 825
Posted By WhyFi

60psi on 35mm tires? Jumpin' Jiminy Cricket....

60psi on 35mm tires? Jumpin' Jiminy Cricket. :twitchy:



;)
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 327
Posted By WhyFi

Not the cable - he said the "cable casing." He's...

Not the cable - he said the "cable casing." He's taking about the housing effectively getting shorter as the end falls apart, making the cable less taut.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 04:59 PM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 18,091
Posted By WhyFi

What do you mean, "you people"?

What do you mean, "you people"?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 18,091
Posted By WhyFi

Fify.

Fify.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,908
Posted By WhyFi

Uh oh - Isadore has started "pushing"...

Uh oh - Isadore has started "pushing" lifestyle/urban/casual - https://isadore.com/enhance-your-urbanity

Are they the next to be divisive?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 07:15 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,146
Posted By WhyFi

This is why the WAM/RAM specs should be pushed....

This is why the WAM/RAM specs should be pushed. Pirelli is doing it on their new tires and ENVE at least has the WAM; I hope that others follow suit. For now, Schwalbe has at least said that their...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 06:11 AM
Replies: 281
Views: 17,880
Posted By WhyFi

Ah - we're passing in opposite directions. I'm...

Ah - we're passing in opposite directions. I'm coming from some Assault SLGs, which have opposing, white outlined logos, so I wanted more stealthy. Well, that and wider, yadda, yadda.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,146
Posted By WhyFi

Is it sad that one of the reasons that I'm not...

Is it sad that one of the reasons that I'm not more interested in the Zipp tires is the fact that the tires have the old Zipp logos and my wheels have the new Zipp logo? :o
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 12:47 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 17,880
Posted By WhyFi

Love 'em. I'm about your size, IIRC, and can lay...

Love 'em. I'm about your size, IIRC, and can lay down decent short-term power - can't say that I've noticed anything iffy even when thrashing them.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,146
Posted By WhyFi

Not compatible with hookless rims, it seems.

Not compatible with hookless rims, it seems.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 12:21 PM
Replies: 281
Views: 17,880
Posted By WhyFi

A cm or so should be a non-event. As in, you...

A cm or so should be a non-event. As in, you shouldn't have even noticed it. That doesn't speak well of Muc-Off (though I do like their valve stems :D).

The Zipps are 23mm wide, internally. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 09:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,146
Posted By WhyFi

There's no reason to come to this conclusion....

There's no reason to come to this conclusion. First, Enve is constantly adding to a long list of compatible tires. Second, we're seeing hookless adoption from other manufacturers, on both the wheel...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 05:52 PM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 18,091
Posted By WhyFi

Oh, one thing that wasn't perfect on the day - at...

Oh, one thing that wasn't perfect on the day - at about mile 25 I saw the glint of a little patch of glass. I swerved and thought that I'd missed it all, but I heard a psst - psst - psst immediately...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 18,091
Posted By WhyFi

The only liver I'll eat is at Sammy's - chicken...

The only liver I'll eat is at Sammy's - chicken liver with fried onions and schmaltz. :love:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 18,091
Posted By WhyFi

Yeah, I was pretty much riding to previous plan,...

Yeah, I was pretty much riding to previous plan, too. I was hoping to get in a 200k, but was thinking that my wife might need to be on-call today. Fortunately (?) the storm actually knocked out the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 18,091
Posted By WhyFi

I'm back in the red! :bday:

I'm back in the red! :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 589
Posted By WhyFi

That's because people are dumb and/or...

That's because people are dumb and/or inexperienced.



That's MTBs. I've never seen any worse than snake skin coating and cobwebs on road tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 18,091
Posted By WhyFi

In a brilliant move that might otherwise be seen...

In a brilliant move that might otherwise be seen as slightly paranoid, Bah Humbug dulled the impact of my double metric century sneak attack with a preemptive imperial century of his own. Well...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-20, 05:12 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,908
Posted By WhyFi

The velodrome talk inspired me to look in to my...

The velodrome talk inspired me to look in to my options. Turns out there was an outdoor track in the metro area, but it was demolished last year. There are now plans for an indoor track, but I had a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 05:28 PM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 18,091
Posted By WhyFi

You're asking if Hump Day has a feel? ...

You're asking if Hump Day has a feel?

:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 1,455
Views: 18,091
Posted By WhyFi

Ah, so they're slightly more sophisticated than...

Ah, so they're slightly more sophisticated than the average Strava KOM hunter.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,908
Posted By WhyFi

If I can be permitted to go off-subject in this...

If I can be permitted to go off-subject in this oh-so-serious thread...

Shortly after reading this comment, I was driving and had someone just in front of me commit one of my pet peeves - a great...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,908
Posted By WhyFi

I think there's just more people of every size on...

I think there's just more people of every size on the road these days.
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