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01-26-21, 11:49 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 144,260
Posted By Doge

I do. But it is very difficult to NOT find...

I do. But it is very difficult to NOT find something that infuses flavor some way. I spent a lot of time just looking for water and what I carry it in. Colaboraint's (is that a word) sister in...
01-26-21, 09:05 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 144,260
Posted By Doge

@Enthalpic - no kidding. I collect that water and...

@Enthalpic - no kidding. I collect that water and drive it over a thousand miles one way. As in hobbies there is no expense spared to get the best. We are working on the barrels and char level....
01-26-21, 07:56 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 144,260
Posted By Doge

Is it like this? ...

Is it like this?
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01-26-21, 07:53 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 632
Posted By Doge

Shaving legs and bar bags are very close.

Shaving legs and bar bags are very close.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-26-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 6,110
Posted By Doge

It was Big_John that alerted me to your request....

It was Big_John that alerted me to your request. The USPS would not accept the package in the May-June timeframe as they said the SA post office was down and not accepting packages. Fed-Ex and UPS...
01-21-21, 05:32 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,503
Posted By Doge

That is why we have forums.

That is why we have forums.
01-20-21, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 144,260
Posted By Doge

I'm very excited and impatient. Been trying to...

I'm very excited and impatient.
Been trying to hire the best coder/architect I know of (in 35 years of hundreds of developers) for the last 2 years.
Got the hook set, now need to get him online. ...
01-10-21, 07:43 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,602
Posted By Doge

I remember about the time my kid started getting...

I remember about the time my kid started getting tired of trying to reach KOMs was on fiesta Island. And also when I knew the joy came from the bike, not the boat.
They had won their 8 man rowing...
01-02-21, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5,467
Views: 334,321
Posted By Doge

I did a little ride up Rampart Range Road closed...

I did a little ride up Rampart Range Road closed to cars. Some snow, some ice. I used these for the first time. cx tubulars (not UCI legal) on the pit bike I bought from my son. It was a lot of fun....
01-01-21, 11:09 AM
Replies: 5,467
Views: 334,321
Posted By Doge

He just soloed a few weeks ago. Next week he is...

He just soloed a few weeks ago. Next week he is back at Luke AFB (the F35s base near PHX), but he will not solo and may not even fly there. He likely will not fly again until late march and should...
12-31-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 5,467
Views: 334,321
Posted By Doge

Good. There is not so much cycling stuff to...

Good.
There is not so much cycling stuff to brag about for my kid. I try to brag a bit, but it is mostly not cycling related.
We've been in CO the last bit. He's sking with a few cylists now. ...
12-22-20, 10:54 PM
Replies: 5,467
Views: 334,321
Posted By Doge

Just down the road in the OC hoag they had 80...

Just down the road in the OC hoag they had 80 beds of 600 with the COVID. In 2017/18 Hoag ran out of beds and they have space at the moment.
I still can't figure out why things are so regionally...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-13-20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 10,124
Posted By Doge

The issue might be brakes. The frame clears, not...

The issue might be brakes. The frame clears, not most calipers. Tubular 27s are as plush as I can think of outside of gravel and mud - that barely clear brakes.
12-13-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 5,467
Views: 334,321
Posted By Doge

No question aboutit. Shoot - audio engineering...

No question aboutit. Shoot - audio engineering is the most underrated thing in the audiophile world (says me and the 20 or so in our "club"). Our guys all agree it is the recording and engineering...
12-09-20, 11:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,565
Posted By Doge

Or slower. The whole junior gear restriction...

Or slower. The whole junior gear restriction (which I hate and see as completely unfair) taught us a lot. One is that it matters and is a disadvantage, the other is that pedaling is not always...
12-08-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,565
Posted By Doge

It is a thing. The juniors do it a lot. If the...

It is a thing. The juniors do it a lot. If the course is flat they will put spacers where cogs were and run 1-3 cogs on back.
It is one of those small things, but if you TT a lot there will be some...
11-10-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,546
Posted By Doge

My wife is a bit older than you. Due to safety...

My wife is a bit older than you. Due to safety and how many group rides behave, she rides rec only.
I have noticed a drop in both our power over the last 30-40 years (duh). At older ages what is...
10-26-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 5,467
Views: 334,321
Posted By Doge

As reported to me...Junior goes to ride with a...

As reported to me...Junior goes to ride with a friend 30 min away in Scottsdale. He forgets his thru axle skewer.
They go by Dynamite bike shop Scottsdale, AZ who have no idea who the two of them...
10-17-20, 12:34 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 17,204
Posted By Doge

That Peter guy has been coming to SoCal for a...

That Peter guy has been coming to SoCal for a decade. That Peter guy would do group rides with some of those same juniors he's racing against now.
10-09-20, 10:14 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 52,375
Posted By Doge

Calling this a pandemic is a stretch, although it...

Calling this a pandemic is a stretch, although it is in the title. At the peak, COVID represented 20% of what folks died from in the USA (45 year olds and 85+ had the same ratios). Now it is close to...
10-09-20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 52,375
Posted By Doge

For those in the serious racing demographic we...

For those in the serious racing demographic we are looking at 3 digit numbers in the USA who have died with COVID and I'd expect they do not have the respiratory systems those that race do. I have...
10-09-20, 06:27 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 52,375
Posted By Doge

My 22 year old found he was sick yesterday. We...

My 22 year old found he was sick yesterday. We were hoping it was COVID as that is the least likely to harm his profile. However a positive case would do nutty things to his squadron, because they...
09-15-20, 07:23 PM
Replies: 1,757
Views: 144,260
Posted By Doge

Can you make anything out of this? It is an...

Can you make anything out of this? It is an agenda. It is designed to have the reader wonder, not understand and not think it is too wacked out.
I started coding in '84 to support magnetic...
09-14-20, 08:27 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,563
Posted By Doge

This is from memory, but the limit is 33 and it...

This is from memory, but the limit is 33 and it is in there some place. That is brought up in cyclo-cross where a "standard" mass start bicycle is setup for cx. You could ride a cx bike in a RR or a...
09-13-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,563
Posted By Doge

Yes, buying a road bike for road bike racing,...

Yes, buying a road bike for road bike racing, even a lower cost one will likely perform better than a MTB conversion. The 32mm tyres will be a compromise. They typically ride 27/28mm in...
09-12-20, 04:12 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 9,124
Posted By Doge

Cypress showed it, but the change came a lot...

Cypress showed it, but the change came a lot faster than I expected - re Fondos. I'm wondering why we need Category racing anymore. Fondos and just race/rides are doing well.

I'm seeing more...
09-12-20, 09:28 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,563
Posted By Doge

The UCI rule link I posted earlier defines a road...

The UCI rule link I posted earlier defines a road racing bike. It should be the most strict definition. If you meet that, you should meet any country definition.
Your country's racing rules are...
09-11-20, 11:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,563
Posted By Doge

Then it is not a MTB. You will increase winning...

Then it is not a MTB. You will increase winning chances with lighter wheels and narrower tyres.
09-11-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,563
Posted By Doge

You most likely just passed me on a fancy bike I...

You most likely just passed me on a fancy bike I borrowed from my kid. A racing roadie is just as fit in competitive regions.
The more competitive, the closer ability. In many regions the road...
09-10-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 5,467
Views: 334,321
Posted By Doge

Thank you for your service! I tried. That was...

Thank you for your service!
I tried. That was that trip to the Naval Academy - using rowing. He liked the bike too much, so that didn't happen. Spending 3-4 days a week on the Marine base (Camp...
09-09-20, 11:22 PM
Replies: 5,467
Views: 334,321
Posted By Doge

That is a 2 seater F16. USAF does not use them...

That is a 2 seater F16. USAF does not use them for battle, but other countries do. It is used more for the dog fighter training stuff. He will likely never fly that plane.
The old F16s have quite a...
09-09-20, 05:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,443
Posted By Doge

3 years ago.

3 years ago.
09-09-20, 02:12 PM
Replies: 5,467
Views: 334,321
Posted By Doge

This was his first ride as a passenger in the...

This was his first ride as a passenger in the puke test, which he passed. It was dog-fighting as long as the fuel lasted. It will be 2 years before he gets to drive, if he gets to drive his own. ...
09-08-20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 15,873
Views: 933,841
Posted By Doge

Do it now. Kinda use Keto for a couple weeks to...

Do it now. Kinda use Keto for a couple weeks to get weight down I.F. to maintain. I like beer too much to do Keto and I don't race. I eat noon/1:00. Lost about 15 and maintaining. With I.F. I...
09-07-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,290
Posted By Doge

Because you can't do with the disc bikes what you...

Because you can't do with the disc bikes what you can do with the rim braked bikes. There are lots of ways to play with weight other than brakes. But the disc brakes and supporting materials will...
09-07-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,563
Posted By Doge

Better go to the country where you want to race...

Better go to the country where you want to race website for cycling and read their rules, Most are some sort of derivative of the UCI rules, and almost every country (or region) has officials apply...
09-06-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,290
Posted By Doge

I do not agree. You have more than rotating...

I do not agree. You have more than rotating weight. The lever arm is a factor in feel in side to side movement that TC just ignored and went right over. He also used the disc weight and didn't...
09-06-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,290
Posted By Doge

They provide more stopping force. Stages 1- 9...

They provide more stopping force.
Stages 1- 9 of the TdF - Rim braked bikes win 8 (check my counts).
Only green jersey is disc braked, PDot, yellow, white using rim.

Correlation is not...
09-05-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,563
Posted By Doge

If you are in the USA...A MTB does not meet USA...

If you are in the USA...A MTB does not meet USA Cycling rules - the bars, brake levers protrude forward. That does not mean you wouldn't be allowed to use one because rules and what are enforced are...
09-02-20, 08:17 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,731
Posted By Doge

Your questions were not directed to me and...

Your questions were not directed to me and rhetorical - I thought. But in case not.
General statement is rim brakes and disc brakes do function differently, as do brand and pad and rims etc. The...
09-01-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,731
Posted By Doge

Bad setup then.

Bad setup then.
09-01-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,731
Posted By Doge

I don't know where the ignorant comment comes...

I don't know where the ignorant comment comes from. Pros use what they are given.
The braking is fine with either and no TDF pro needs the 28mm+ tires you can use with a disc. They are still...
09-01-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,290
Posted By Doge

It has a lot to do with UCI allowed mass and what...

It has a lot to do with UCI allowed mass and what ABS would add, and the inclusion of more electronics.
I think if the UCI allowed 12# bikes we wouldn't see discs now, but it is either add ballast...
08-26-20, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,074
Views: 237,125
Posted By Doge

I mostly stream Qobuz HD, and some local DSD and...

I mostly stream Qobuz HD, and some local DSD and my DAC/s are great. I have vinyl, just don't use it anymore and the vinyl guys rarely beat my sound.

Much of the "new" stuff is coming to streaming...
08-17-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 52,375
Posted By Doge

About every other post of min on this is about...

About every other post of min on this is about Como.
Now $400 for the hill. The biggest purse in the USA right now :-)...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-11-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,678
Posted By Doge

Yes, kinda. Water vapor 18g/mol. Air 28.96. ...

Yes, kinda. Water vapor 18g/mol. Air 28.96. ...
06-22-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 10,721
Posted By Doge

I think NEW ~$500 is not really made to be...

I think NEW
~$500 is not really made to be ridden and maintained. Parts are not easily replaced.
~$2,500 is a great value point if you ride it.
~$5,000 similar to $2,500 but lighter. You will...
06-18-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 2,074
Views: 237,125
Posted By Doge

The Fisher in the middle is a pre-amp driving the...

The Fisher in the middle is a pre-amp driving the top right in the cage.
It sounds good is an understatement.
Unfortunately it caught on fire, but I expect it to be running when I get back from my...
06-18-20, 11:36 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,135
Posted By Doge

Kinda on topic/off topic. You can't always trust...

Kinda on topic/off topic. You can't always trust the grade either.
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06-17-20, 11:57 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 15,346
Posted By Doge

Most know that. Common speak about bikes is...

Most know that. Common speak about bikes is "alloy" means aluminum.
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