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Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-19, 06:57 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 13,729
Posted By datlas

Kudos.

Kudos.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-19, 08:00 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By datlas

I agree trainers have their role, and I actually...

I agree trainers have their role, and I actually have one for cold weather/unsafe riding conditions. My point was that if it's just the early darkness that is preventing one from riding, and the...
10-13-19, 05:24 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 637
Posted By datlas

^^ This. Buy a pair of tri shorts. The pad is...

^^ This. Buy a pair of tri shorts. The pad is thinner and less liable to get water-logged.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-19, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 675
Posted By datlas

Lights are cheaper than a smart trainer. ...

Lights are cheaper than a smart trainer.

:innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 01:00 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,848
Posted By datlas

Are those LIGHTWEIGHT Prawns??

Are those LIGHTWEIGHT Prawns??
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 13,729
Posted By datlas

In case anyone is interested, here is the route...

In case anyone is interested, here is the route for tomorrow's epic club ride:

https://ridewithgps.com/routes/31264617
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 459
Posted By datlas

This. If it does not fit, you must-a-quit.

This.

If it does not fit, you must-a-quit.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 11:07 AM
Replies: 284
Views: 14,699
Posted By datlas

:lol: This one comment caught my eye. ...

:lol:

This one comment caught my eye. Bicycling magazine is so full of myths, untruths, exaggerations, and lies, it's essentially tabloid cycling journalism. The so-called reviews read like...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-19, 08:41 AM
Replies: 649
Views: 13,729
Posted By datlas

Marigold? :innocent: #dougshelpingdougs...

Marigold? :innocent:

#dougshelpingdougs (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=dougshelpingdougs)
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-19, 03:14 PM
Replies: 649
Views: 13,729
Posted By datlas

Proof of wetness: ...

Proof of wetness:

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1500x2000/1936f6a0_6448_45bf_b9ca_504d526c3318_7d2320ecfcffca73fa577e607a1d2ab0dcd6060d.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
10-06-19, 12:16 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,204
Posted By datlas

65-70F. 70-75R. But tweak based on conditions...

65-70F. 70-75R. But tweak based on conditions and comfort needs.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 12:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,542
Posted By datlas

It's one bike ride. Just do the rental.

It's one bike ride. Just do the rental.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-19, 08:56 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,542
Posted By datlas

This. Just use the rental and save yourself the...

This. Just use the rental and save yourself the headaches/hassles.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-19, 07:28 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,362
Posted By datlas

fixed

fixed
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-19, 04:46 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,381
Posted By datlas

Funny SNL skit: https://youtu.be/TzWi33Z8Nvc

Funny SNL skit:
https://youtu.be/TzWi33Z8Nvc
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-19, 12:06 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,381
Posted By datlas

Please try to keep up.

Please try to keep up.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-19, 06:39 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,381
Posted By datlas

YES. BTW I have some older bibs/shorts that...

YES.

BTW I have some older bibs/shorts that have some wear spots or holes, but the chamios is fine so these are repurposed under tights in the winter.

#wastenotwantnot...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-19, 09:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,504
Posted By datlas

Here is my setup. Laptop on speaker is ok but as...

Here is my setup. Laptop on speaker is ok but as posted above cable to monitor/TV is better.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-19, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,381
Posted By datlas

Interesting. Mine does not have big tires and...

Interesting. Mine does not have big tires and it's all one piece. Lemme find a pic....
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-19, 10:31 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,381
Posted By datlas

Chipotle sofritas for lunch. :bday:

Chipotle sofritas for lunch. :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-19, 07:14 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,381
Posted By datlas

I went for a walk around the block before work...

I went for a walk around the block before work today. One neighbor has had a large wasp/hornet nest in their tree, it's been there all summer and is still buzzing with activity.

I don't even know...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-19, 05:23 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,957
Posted By datlas

This. 42+ MPH is plenty of top end.

This. 42+ MPH is plenty of top end.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-19, 03:23 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,381
Posted By datlas

I don't really use Zwift for "training" per se...

I don't really use Zwift for "training" per se although probably I should. I use it 2-3x/week in the winter when the road conditions are not safe for riding. I typically do either a virtual Zwift...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,381
Posted By datlas

Hey MoAlpha, not that I am any good at design,...

Hey MoAlpha, not that I am any good at design, but this is my setup and it works really well for me. I expect you could have something similar if you wish.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-19, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,381
Posted By datlas

Reminds me of a possibly funny story. A few...

Reminds me of a possibly funny story. A few months ago I got roped/manipulated into giving a presentation at a conference. I HATE HATE HATE public speaking, and this was a decent size audience...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-19, 06:25 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,381
Posted By datlas

Busy day. Up early. Did my club’s 64 mile A-...

Busy day. Up early. Did my club’s 64 mile A- ride which was a ton of fun and we had beautiful weather, home for a quick shower then back to West Chester to see the Marching Band show. It was...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 01:15 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 5,624
Posted By datlas

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5s7_WbiR79E

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5s7_WbiR79E
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 11:36 AM
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,287
Posted By datlas

Ask DCRainmaker. He knows everything.

Ask DCRainmaker. He knows everything.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 10:56 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,381
Posted By datlas

She could win for crankiest daughter, but not...

She could win for crankiest daughter, but not this time.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 10:11 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,381
Posted By datlas

West Chester University’s “Incomparable” Golden...

West Chester University’s “Incomparable” Golden Rams Marching Band is the first Division II school band ever to be presented with the prestigious Sudler Trophy by the John Philip Sousa Foundation.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-19, 10:08 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,381
Posted By datlas

I wonder if Velo Vol still follows us. If so,...

I wonder if Velo Vol still follows us. If so, check this out:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,381
Posted By datlas

Kudos. Our rides are not really races but we...

Kudos.

Our rides are not really races but we sometimes get competitve on long climbs. On yesterday's ride we had a really long, tough climb early on. I know the climb well and paced myself and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-19, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,381
Posted By datlas

They cancelled the password reset! :bday:

They cancelled the password reset!

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-19, 07:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,101
Posted By datlas

The wrong choice is the one that chafes and/or...

The wrong choice is the one that chafes and/or does not feel comfortable after a few hours in the saddle. That's true regardless of budget. Contact point fit and comfort are SO personal, and clothing...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-19, 01:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,816
Posted By datlas

No good deed goes unpunished. :innocent:

No good deed goes unpunished. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-19, 01:55 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,381
Posted By datlas

He did not go away angry. He chose to simplify...

He did not go away angry. He chose to simplify his life and move on. I have been in touch with him and he said ok to let everyone know all is good. If you really want to reach out to him I have his...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-19, 01:26 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,381
Posted By datlas

If you really want to be a Strava stalker, the...

If you really want to be a Strava stalker, the "flyby" feature is your friend.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-19, 01:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,816
Posted By datlas

Good point, but that's like taking a survey on...

Good point, but that's like taking a survey on what size bibs you wear or what shoe size you wear. It really is a personal decision.

Carry on.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 09:51 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,381
Posted By datlas

BTW, I have been in friendly contact with our...

BTW, I have been in friendly contact with our dearly departed Seeds, and he reassures me he did not go away angry, he just went away. BF was apparently a bit too much of a distraction from other...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-13-19, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,381
Posted By datlas

Good question. I wonder if there is a limit?

Good question. I wonder if there is a limit?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-19, 12:38 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,381
Posted By datlas

We had a fun and relatively spirited ride today. ...

We had a fun and relatively spirited ride today. It felt more like July than September with warm humid conditions. And I passed 5K for the year! :bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,337
Posted By datlas

Maybe spending more time practicing on this oldie...

Maybe spending more time practicing on this oldie but goodie might help?

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/600x800/justhome11_02786bfe297836e18ab5afd27587c3947a549944.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-19, 09:38 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,301
Posted By datlas

Maybe not shameful, but certainly preventable....

Maybe not shameful, but certainly preventable. Flats are part of cycling. One should be prepared.

That said, kudos to the OP for helping out a fellow cyclist.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-19, 06:10 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,381
Posted By datlas

Rest and fluids. Time is on your side.

Rest and fluids. Time is on your side.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-19, 10:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 676
Posted By datlas

Sounds fishy. unless you NEVER lubed your chain...

Sounds fishy. unless you NEVER lubed your chain and really abused the bike.

I would estimate 2500-3500 miles from a chain but 3X that for a cassette.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,381
Posted By datlas

My neighbor is having a procedure done at the...

My neighbor is having a procedure done at the hospital and asked us to take his dog out for a walk. We did, and it was almost as much fun as a bike ride. Dog’s name is Rusty.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-19, 04:04 PM
Replies: 4,526
Views: 131,381
Posted By datlas

Fixed, possibly.

Fixed, possibly.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-19, 07:30 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,641
Posted By datlas

BTW you can go nuts with fit and geometry charts,...

BTW you can go nuts with fit and geometry charts, so realize you will have to compromise and use your comfort as a guide. In case you, or anyone else with wacky body types like ours is interested, I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-19, 07:23 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,641
Posted By datlas

If you are really looking for used, see if you...

If you are really looking for used, see if you can find a classic Italian or Italian style steel road bike. They typically run short top tubes.
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