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Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

I always buy at least 3 onions at a time, but my...

I always buy at least 3 onions at a time, but my specialty is stews and other braised meat dishes, and for almost all of them the second thing that goes in the skillet (after browning the meat in...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

That may have come across as harsh. She plays...

That may have come across as harsh. She plays for her own amusement, not for public consumption.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

No. Not even close.

No. Not even close.
11-30-21, 11:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By genejockey

My recollection was that every time I looked, the...

My recollection was that every time I looked, the power was 6.46W/kg, and as you say, remarkably stable. So there's that, plus the fact that the rider was never 'coned' despite clearly far exceeding...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 11:34 AM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

Yesterday afternoon, a flurry of automatic emails...

Yesterday afternoon, a flurry of automatic emails from my bank dropped into my inbox, all about a transaction outside the US. Turns out Mrs. GeneJockey bought her own Christmas present - a bassoon. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 11:30 AM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

I used to work with an English woman who was very...

I used to work with an English woman who was very into motorcycles. She told me at one point, while still living over there, she owned some Kawasaki that was The Fastest production bike in the world...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-21, 09:44 AM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

These days the thing that slows the line for me...

These days the thing that slows the line for me is almost never the checker. It's usually the customer. Like the lady the other day, who was buying two sets of groceries, because she was helping a...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 05:53 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

ftfy

ftfy
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 05:50 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

My regular laptop is fine as far as launch and...

My regular laptop is fine as far as launch and loading worlds. But its HDMI socket stopped working. Not just for Zwift, but for everything. It started with sporadic, 1 second drops but got...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

You need a union.

You need a union.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

The other reason I'd want a new computer to run...

The other reason I'd want a new computer to run Zwift is that the old laptop I'm currently running it on takes FOREVER to load any of the worlds, after taking FOREVER to launch Zwift.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 05:25 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

It's that thing that your patients ask you to...

It's that thing that your patients ask you to sign a letter justifying for them.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 05:24 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

Our company gives you Administrative Leave for...

Our company gives you Administrative Leave for COVID vaccine side effects so you don't need to use sick leave.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

So you cast a shadow. Duh. ;)

So you cast a shadow. Duh. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 03:25 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

The Black Bibs just sent an email announcing new...

The Black Bibs just sent an email announcing new products. One of these is bibs in camo fabric. One problem with the picture is that they used black thread to stitch in the chamois, so it looks...
11-29-21, 03:21 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 860
Posted By genejockey

Lordy, is that the truth. Every time I've asked...

Lordy, is that the truth. Every time I've asked people here to talk me out of buying something, they do the opposite. Hence, 9 bikes.
11-29-21, 03:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 860
Posted By genejockey

Then you need to get Dura Ace or you'll always...

Then you need to get Dura Ace or you'll always wonder/regret.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

Or Nebraska.

Or Nebraska.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

So instead of ruining THEIR time, you're going to...

So instead of ruining THEIR time, you're going to let it ruin YOUR time.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

I suspect that such a move would end up being...

I suspect that such a move would end up being unpopular, since there are people out there already investing a lot of money in Smart trainers, and Kickr Climbs, and fancy computers, and such - "And...
11-29-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 860
Posted By genejockey

I can tell you that the bike that I have with...

I can tell you that the bike that I have with Dura Ace - originally late 7400 series, now a mix of 7400 and 7800 RD and STIs - shifts better than any other bike I have, including current 105 and...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

I wouldn't know. This is the only place I live.

I wouldn't know. This is the only place I live.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 01:50 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

I got news for you. You have checkstands.

I got news for you. You have checkstands.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 12:55 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

That's what they call the place with the conveyor...

That's what they call the place with the conveyor belt, where they scan your items and you pay for them. Don't they have those in Tennessee?
11-29-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 762
Posted By genejockey

That's what I've done. I ride after work during...

That's what I've done. I ride after work during Daylight Savings Time, but once that's gone I can't do midweek rides outside. Most years that meant only Sunday rides and those would get shorter as...
11-29-21, 12:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 762
Posted By genejockey

Pity they're all 56's.

Pity they're all 56's.
11-29-21, 12:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 420
Posted By genejockey

I was in a race the other day, one of the...

I was in a race the other day, one of the "anti-sandbagging" races. I race in 'D'. The race starts and there's the usual split between the front group of up to 6 riders and the rest. Then one of...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

I'm glad Zwift doesn't do that, but even if they...

I'm glad Zwift doesn't do that, but even if they did, the incremental nature of the improvements you get with better bikes or better wheels would hardly be worth it. In the end, it's still your legs...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 12:21 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

I used to get road rage on the bike, but having...

I used to get road rage on the bike, but having discovered that my voice really does carry, I mutter under my breath instead of shouting.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

2) and 3) are related to the Rule of Supermarket...

2) and 3) are related to the Rule of Supermarket Checkstands that The Older Boy and I have developed:

Whichever checkstand we choose will turn out to be the wrong one. Someone in line ahead of...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 12:05 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

I used to be pretty good at parallel parking,...

I used to be pretty good at parallel parking, from 6 years living in San Francisco. But since moving to the Burbs 28 years ago, my skills have atrophied considerably. I once watched the Not-Yet-Mrs....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 11:58 AM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

I'm waiting for Zwift to start "selling"...

I'm waiting for Zwift to start "selling" aftermarket bike bling in the drop shop. I mean, on the indoor training forum we were discussing marginal virtual gains you get from the higher level bikes,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 10:36 AM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

Just don't get into a fight.

Just don't get into a fight.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-29-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

This is how it starts. Next you'll be shopping...

This is how it starts. Next you'll be shopping for a gaming rig.....
11-29-21, 12:07 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By genejockey

(psssstt - it's ALL just a game, including the...

(psssstt - it's ALL just a game, including the World TT Championship)
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-21, 09:11 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

What, the sketchy descents?

What, the sketchy descents?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-21, 09:04 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

You assume correctly.

You assume correctly.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-21, 05:41 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

Welcome to Lake Wobegon America, where all the...

Welcome to Lake Wobegon America, where all the children drivers are above average.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-21, 04:58 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

I've been doing little diversions from my 55 mile...

I've been doing little diversions from my 55 mile Sunday route recently. Today I went right instead of left, heading up Page Mill. Page Mill is a nasty climb I used to do once a year just to prove...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

It would be easier if English had never had...

It would be easier if English had never had gendered 3rd person singular pronouns. Lots of other languages don't, like Tagalog, for example.
11-28-21, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10,045
Views: 1,149,586
Posted By genejockey

In terms of my preference, it runs like this: ...

In terms of my preference, it runs like this:
Shimano Biopace ring in 40t > Current Shimano Biopace rings (42t) > Shimano round rings in 40 or 39t > other brand oval rings.

So far, at my current...
11-28-21, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 296
Posted By genejockey

I remember hearing that some event/series on...

I remember hearing that some event/series on Zwift(maybe) required not only weight verification, but also height, AND everyone had to be using the same make and model of trainer, and probably a...
11-28-21, 10:32 AM
Replies: 10,045
Views: 1,149,586
Posted By genejockey

This is the approach I've settled on with my C&V...

This is the approach I've settled on with my C&V bikes. I take a little liberty with the rear clusters, so that they all have a 26t cog, and for one bike that came with a 52/43 I swapped the latter...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-21, 09:43 AM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

I have occasionally had my right knee start to...

I have occasionally had my right knee start to bother me, but turning my foot a degree or two one way or the other and it stopped. Always the right leg.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-21, 09:35 AM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

MY people? Don't you know nobody here is from...

MY people? Don't you know nobody here is from here?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-21, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

This is one reason I laugh every time somebody...

This is one reason I laugh every time somebody (who doesn't live in California) says people are fleeing California. If that's true, how come housing only gets more expensive?

"Nobody goes there...
11-27-21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10,045
Views: 1,149,586
Posted By genejockey

To the best of my knowledge you are not repeating...

To the best of my knowledge you are not repeating a mistake.:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-21, 05:20 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

Yeah. I keep finding houses we could easily...

Yeah. I keep finding houses we could easily afford on Zillow that are what I always wanted when I was younger - which turns out to be very much the style of my parents' house - but realizing that...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-21, 05:08 PM
Replies: 8,071
Views: 102,170
Posted By genejockey

Dunno yet. Literally anywhere in the US would be...

Dunno yet. Literally anywhere in the US would be cheaper.
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