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04-06-20, 11:13 AM
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Posted By himespau

What are those tires?

What are those tires?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,272
Posted By himespau

For some reason for me, it's always before I...

For some reason for me, it's always before I start a trainer session and have everything set up, zwift and the fan on and am ready to go. So shorts for me on the trainer, bibs on the road is a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,272
Posted By himespau

yeah, mine had a good laugh as well when she saw...

yeah, mine had a good laugh as well when she saw me trying them on for the first time.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-06-20, 09:29 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,272
Posted By himespau

As someone who does have a larger gut, not having...

As someone who does have a larger gut, not having the shorts slide down is an issue. bibs also prevent plumber's crack and help keep the bad right where it needs to be.
04-06-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,638
Posted By himespau

One guy offered me his pump and then spent some...

One guy offered me his pump and then spent some time telling me that I should feel the inside of my tire to make sure there wasn't a nail or something there (I showed him the slice and cut threads...
04-06-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,277
Posted By himespau

I hadn't realized that they had an antibody test...

I hadn't realized that they had an antibody test out yet. That's cool.
04-06-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7,622
Views: 2,160,083
Posted By himespau

Ooh, that is pretty. I much prefer the looks of...

Ooh, that is pretty. I much prefer the looks of carbon (and really all) forks that have a curve to them like yours does to those that are just angled at the head tube.
04-06-20, 06:46 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,638
Posted By himespau

I was out riding last night and got a slice in...

I was out riding last night and got a slice in the tire (threads got cut so tire is toast - it's a GP 4000 of some variety, so it was old enough that it needed replacing anyway). As I was sitting on...
04-04-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 481
Posted By himespau

Yeah, you're into the threads. I'd say that tire...

Yeah, you're into the threads. I'd say that tire is toast.
04-04-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,638
Posted By himespau

My bank (actually a credit union) sucks. In the...

My bank (actually a credit union) sucks. In the last 2 months in multiple visits, I've had to deal with them: taking me off my family's accounts without any notice or explanation (while still...
04-04-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 481
Posted By himespau

Yeah, I like that idea. I've been spending more...

Yeah, I like that idea. I've been spending more time on Zwift than the roads these days and, if you get a flat there, you don't have much of a walk.
04-03-20, 11:27 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,638
Posted By himespau

This past weekend, I was pushing my son on his...

This past weekend, I was pushing my son on his bike and he'd make it maybe 2 pedal rotations after I let go before he stopped. Yesterday, I was standing at one end of the driveway and gave him a push...
04-03-20, 07:36 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,395
Posted By himespau

Claims to be 50+ years old.

Claims to be 50+ years old.
04-03-20, 07:01 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 7,968
Posted By himespau

Nice job!

Nice job!
04-02-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,277
Posted By himespau

Oh you guys have enough workers? I'd heard that...

Oh you guys have enough workers? I'd heard that because agricultural visas had been shut down to prevent spread, everyone who left to get theirs renewed wasn't able to get back in and had been under...
04-01-20, 12:23 PM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,638
Posted By himespau

I tried this with my daughter and it worked like...

I tried this with my daughter and it worked like a charm (she'd tried tricycles and with training wheels, but couldn't get the balance down), with one modification. When I just took the pedals off,...
04-01-20, 07:26 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,638
Posted By himespau

I'd imagine the wanting to see the tires is...

I'd imagine the wanting to see the tires is hoping for an indication of how used the bike is. They don't realize you can change tires and are hoping to see the little nubbins that are on brand new...
03-31-20, 09:11 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,277
Posted By himespau

That's been one of the more terrible parts of my...

That's been one of the more terrible parts of my experience of this whole thing. Older faculty who don't know how to mute their damn mics during online meetings. Especially the ones that *****...
03-31-20, 09:10 PM
Replies: 190
Views: 8,277
Posted By himespau

Wondering who's going to pick all that produce. ...

Wondering who's going to pick all that produce. Empty roads sure are nice though.
03-31-20, 08:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,395
Posted By himespau

Did this race ever go before the shutdown?

Did this race ever go before the shutdown?
03-30-20, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 250,114
Posted By himespau

I was so excited to see "The Postman" come out...

I was so excited to see "The Postman" come out because I'd loved the book by David Brin (I think) when I was in high school. As with many movies based on books (especially those based on books I...
03-27-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,891
Posted By himespau

Nothing new from this magical dumpster?

Nothing new from this magical dumpster?
03-27-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 714
Posted By himespau

Nice!

Nice!
03-25-20, 06:51 AM
Replies: 18,589
Views: 3,010,770
Posted By himespau

I've seen a number of bikes set up like that...

I've seen a number of bikes set up like that (mainly on here) and I have yet to figure out how someone uses the brakes. Do they sort of hover their hands over the levers and then press down when the...
Forum: Introductions
03-21-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 427
Posted By himespau

Tom Stormcrowe passed 6 or so years back.

Tom Stormcrowe passed 6 or so years back.
03-19-20, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7,622
Views: 2,160,083
Posted By himespau

My 1989(-ish) Concord Aquila. Sorry about the...

My 1989(-ish) Concord Aquila. Sorry about the glare. The white tape/hoods are a bit much and I'll probably change them eventually, but they're clean and in good shape at the moment, so I'll ride...
03-16-20, 12:17 PM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,638
Posted By himespau

My son started with a balance bike at 2 or so. ...

My son started with a balance bike at 2 or so. Now he's 5 and only rides with training wheels (on his sister's old 16" bike) or if I hook his bike (without training wheels) to my bike via the...
03-16-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,638
Posted By himespau

Staying healthy is an important part of fighting...

Staying healthy is an important part of fighting off this (or any) disease. That may mean not getting/staying climber skinny, but I gotta believe that includes staying fit by riding if for no other...
03-14-20, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 250,114
Posted By himespau

Billie Lynn's Halftime Walk. I'm not sure what...

Billie Lynn's Halftime Walk. I'm not sure what to think about it. It didn't really do much of anything. I was interested enough that I didn't turn it off (so using Juan Foote's scoring, that makes...
03-12-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,638
Posted By himespau

We still have computer labs/library/offices open,...

We still have computer labs/library/offices open, but we're supposed to teach online until at least April 5. Still figuring out how I'm going to give tests/quizzes in a way that isn't too onerous...
03-09-20, 09:27 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,941
Posted By himespau

Yeah, I have the carbon powershift centaur now (I...

Yeah, I have the carbon powershift centaur now (I was going to buy in 2010, but didn't have the frame ready to go, so I waited until 2011 and missed out on the ultrashift). It's mainly an aesthetic...
03-09-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,941
Posted By himespau

OK, so if I don't want powershift, I want the old...

OK, so if I don't want powershift, I want the old hood shape? I think I see someone above saying that escape (and the 2 years of return to "regular" shifting before powershift) were carbon only (the...
03-09-20, 11:23 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,638
Posted By himespau

There's a part of me that irrationally wants to...

There's a part of me that irrationally wants to say what I have no longer works for me I have reason to buy something Wahoo in order to get the climb.
03-09-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,638
Posted By himespau

Eh, if you have a hot water line handy, they sell...

Eh, if you have a hot water line handy, they sell ones that allow you to set the temp just like a faucet. Or, if an outlet is handy, ones with electric heaters. Sounds nice. I'd love heating coils...
03-09-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,638
Posted By himespau

You can get a $30 attachment to give your toilet...

You can get a $30 attachment to give your toilet bidet functions (https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00A0RMQ1E/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&th=1) if you're that concerned about toilet...
03-09-20, 07:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,941
Posted By himespau

Huh, that's a good trick, thanks. Do you know...

Huh, that's a good trick, thanks. Do you know how the powershift (not quite escape, but also not quite ultrashift) fits in? Based on my memory, those are about 90 degrees as well.
03-08-20, 05:03 PM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 250,114
Posted By himespau

Spencer Confidential (Netflix). If you want to...

Spencer Confidential (Netflix). If you want to watch Marky Mark wander around Boston talking about bad cops and just shut off your brain, it might be worth passing the time. Definitely not to be...
03-08-20, 05:01 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,941
Posted By himespau

Sorry to resurrect an insanely old thread, but...

Sorry to resurrect an insanely old thread, but did anyone ever tell how to know by looks whether the low end stuff is escape or not? I'm trying to put together a 10S groupset with aluminum levers...
Forum: Commuting
03-04-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 3,442
Posted By himespau

I got a gopro clone for like $25 several years...

I got a gopro clone for like $25 several years ago. It's old enough that it maxes out at a 32 gb card. I have a mount for it under my computer but I've never gotten around to actually putting it on...
03-04-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 971
Posted By himespau

If bending your knees hurts too much, can you get...

If bending your knees hurts too much, can you get a slightly taller seatpost and shorter cranks on your other bikes so that your knees ever get so high that you pass 90 degrees? I'm about an inch...
03-04-20, 07:14 AM
Replies: 2,495
Views: 250,114
Posted By himespau

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood - The way it...

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood - The way it chose to tell the story seemed a bit experimental theater at times, but, overall, it was a solid story. How can you not love Fred Rodgers, and who...
02-26-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 18,589
Views: 3,010,770
Posted By himespau

May not have had to clamp it very tight at all if...

May not have had to clamp it very tight at all if they used the down tube levers as the stop to keep it from slipping.
02-26-20, 11:06 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 17,951
Posted By himespau

Do you have Zwift set to show you instantaneous...

Do you have Zwift set to show you instantaneous power or averaged power? For a long time, I unknowingly had the companion app set to show me one and the computer display set to show the other and...
02-26-20, 09:05 AM
Replies: 2,282
Views: 371,458
Posted By himespau

Is it possible that the "made by miki" on the...

Is it possible that the "made by miki" on the label doesn't refer to the steel's manufacturer, but it's their facility-specific decal to denote that they contract-built the frame?
02-25-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 17,951
Posted By himespau

My main delay is in the getting to be able to...

My main delay is in the getting to be able to click the "let's go button" and the time it takes from getting there to the pairing screen. Compared to that, the getting to the actual world is...
02-25-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 17,951
Posted By himespau

My computer (I run it on a couple year old...

My computer (I run it on a couple year old desktop - but it's one I built more as a home theater with only 16 gb ram and couple year old video card) only takes a minute (or at most 2) to load zwift. ...
02-25-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18,589
Views: 3,010,770
Posted By himespau

Is that stitching? I thought it was brass...

Is that stitching? I thought it was brass staples at first.
02-25-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 17,951
Posted By himespau

Yeah, I always seem to be in the 5-10 minute...

Yeah, I always seem to be in the 5-10 minute range at best. My wife tries to be helpful when I mention that I haven't had time to get on yet this weekend or whatever with a, "well, dinner won't be...
02-20-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4,632
Views: 248,638
Posted By himespau

I might have that and not know it. I genuinely...

I might have that and not know it. I genuinely want to know things, but sometimes come off unintentionally accusatory. Usually, that happens more in my writing of e-mails (like another person on...
Forum: Foo
02-20-20, 12:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 747
Posted By himespau

Yeah, this commercial for Schmitt's Gay, probably...

Yeah, this commercial for Schmitt's Gay, probably wouldn't do a lot better today (and yes, I know it's an SNL parody - I miss Phil Hartman and Chris Farley)....
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