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Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

Mainly, I want software-controllable resistance....

Mainly, I want software-controllable resistance. This is what's going to make it fun for spouse. Other things, like more realistic feel are nice, but further down the list. 500 +/- is okay. As for...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 07:34 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

A few hundreds.

A few hundreds.
08-23-19, 07:30 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,641
Posted By MoAlpha

So? People are still reading traditional novels...

So? People are still reading traditional novels and listening to the blues and concerti. The art is in what you can do within the constraints of the genre.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 07:20 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

Vision-dimming, bowel-loosening, interval...

Vision-dimming, bowel-loosening, interval workouts for me and a nice virtual ride experience for Long-suffering Spouse.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 07:15 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

What he does, to wit, sampling from multiple...

What he does, to wit, sampling from multiple threads across years, is different, annoying, and entirely beyond my attention span to follow. Anyone who does that here is dead to me.

Actually, he's...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-23-19, 04:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 345
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, so not the FD, and probably load dependent....

Yeah, so not the FD, and probably load dependent. First thing I’d do is remove the rear wheel and lube all the dropout, hub, and skewer/axle surfaces. Then check the chainring bolts, but that won’t...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 07:29 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

I’ve got a trainer wheel and tire for the dumb...

I’ve got a trainer wheel and tire for the dumb trainer already and folding would be nice for our tiny basement.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 07:19 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

Any opinions on wheel-on smart trainers? Wife is...

Any opinions on wheel-on smart trainers? Wife is interested and that would will help me justify it.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

Pretty much, but that was 1974, after he’d been...

Pretty much, but that was 1974, after he’d been dead for three years. I now look like a Jewish Mohandas K. Gandhi from the ascetic period, with a lightly used gym membership. ...or my avatar.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 07:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 345
Posted By MoAlpha

Is it a single click or a series? Is it...

Is it a single click or a series?
Is it timelocked to the pedal stroke or variable?
Is it load dependent, and if so, is it with load on one side or both?

I probably won’t have any useful ideas,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,860
Posted By MoAlpha

For me, Fartlek, which I believe means "speed...

For me, Fartlek, which I believe means "speed play" or something in some Scandinavian language, was just a run at some baseline pace with sprints intermixed. Hope you didn't have to do yours in ODUs...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 01:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,860
Posted By MoAlpha

Exactly! Certainly did that drill for college X-C...

Exactly! Certainly did that drill for college X-C and track and it could be what I'm remembering.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 12:36 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

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08-22-19, 11:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,641
Posted By MoAlpha

I don't think the old Niterider lamp I'm using...

I don't think the old Niterider lamp I'm using weighs more than that. Mine is essentially a be-seen requirement and easily met.

I should add that perhaps my best excuse for an expensive commuter...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 11:08 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

Great pics! Is there age-group hoops? Nice...

Great pics!

Is there age-group hoops? Nice thing about running is there's always a big field of old crumbs to compete with.
08-22-19, 11:05 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,641
Posted By MoAlpha

I would love to go to one car, but I need...

I would love to go to one car, but I need something for emergencies. It's a real beater too.

No dyno; too much of a weight weenie.
08-22-19, 10:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,641
Posted By MoAlpha

I agree with the sentiment in regard to this...

I agree with the sentiment in regard to this case, but the main threats I see to my personal security, the nation, and the planet all result from the choices other people make.
08-22-19, 10:39 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,641
Posted By MoAlpha

About 4200, all-up. I'm a rich old guy with a...

About 4200, all-up. I'm a rich old guy with a safe garage to park in. I figure it's the cycling equivalent of commuting in a Cayenne or something, which is what guys like me are apparently supposed...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

Definitely hard on the skeletal system and it...

Definitely hard on the skeletal system and it didn't get fun until I could go out and really roll for 10-15 mi. That always took me months.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

Mine is 21. It's the trend that has my slightly...

Mine is 21. It's the trend that has my slightly spooked.

What I am is too weak for this sport. I wish I were still able to run. I'd be kicking some age group ass.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 07:46 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

Interesting question. I have a positive PPD and...

Interesting question. I have a positive PPD and quite a scattering of little, unexplained scars on my chest x-ray, but my Quantiferon Gold® test is negative, so the weight loss is just heavy...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,860
Posted By MoAlpha

Grossly inefficient, too.

Grossly inefficient, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-22-19, 07:37 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

Continued failure to thrive. Weight is down...

Continued failure to thrive. Weight is down despite good-faith efforts to eat more, and the strap on the badge holder I wear on my left arm on my ride to work is tightened all the way. Going to have...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 06:45 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,860
Posted By MoAlpha

I think that bass-ackward paceline thing is a...

I think that bass-ackward paceline thing is a training drill. I don’t remember what it’s called, but I’ve done something similar in the distant past.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 03:34 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,119
Posted By MoAlpha

I don’t sand pads; I cook them in a gas flame for...

I don’t sand pads; I cook them in a gas flame for 20-30 seconds. Ten with a propane torch would do. It has never failed for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 01:28 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

https://youtu.be/1NAUeL0D4SI That's what I...

https://youtu.be/1NAUeL0D4SI

That's what I wanted to embed.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

I don't remember the precise time, but its...

I don't remember the precise time, but its starting to look that way, given that I'm stuck at work for the afternoon, supervising an incompetent person.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 01:03 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

Yes and promo copies marked not for sale, which...

Yes and promo copies marked not for sale, which you could buy for a buck.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 12:10 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

Aha! Thanks! I was previewing.

Aha! Thanks! I was previewing.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

Into the body of the post? Ees no work for me. .

Into the body of the post? Ees no work for me.
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Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 11:41 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

May I ask a dumb question? How does one embed a...

May I ask a dumb question? How does one embed a YouTube video on this site?

Also, I turn 63 in about 5.5 hrs.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 10:42 AM
Replies: 18,750
Views: 3,737,485
Posted By MoAlpha

Dang, that looks like the hardware off a...

Dang, that looks like the hardware off a thoracentesis tray!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

Perhaps "pitiful" is a better word.

Perhaps "pitiful" is a better word.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 06:41 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

Oh, that makes sense. Been a while, you can see. ...

Oh, that makes sense. Been a while, you can see. Same answer, of course.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 06:40 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,860
Posted By MoAlpha

That guy's a noob or a rube. Tell him to watch a...

That guy's a noob or a rube. Tell him to watch a little YouTube.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

Lordy, no! You need tubular rims, my friend. ...

Lordy, no! You need tubular rims, my friend.

Although if you went ahead and did that and it actually worked and you didn't die and you posted pics of it in a thread of your own, the reaction...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-19, 04:31 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,216
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, and fish **** in it, anyway. When the...

Yeah, and fish **** in it, anyway. When the Mountain Dew point hit 70, we’d just stop at a store.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 5,216
Posted By MoAlpha

Great job summarizing that. I have one...

Great job summarizing that. I have one correction and a comment about hydration:

Temperature cannot be maintained in the normal range during long events even in moderate weather. Marathoners,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

If he's got damage to a muscle or tendon, it's...

If he's got damage to a muscle or tendon, it's rest, heat, and then progressive strengthening, just like an athletic injury, but you gotta feel sorry for the guy.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 12:48 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

Yowwweeeee! You can hurt muscles that way, and...

Yowwweeeee! You can hurt muscles that way, and then there's the dying part. Sounds like it's turning into quite the project.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 12:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 979
Posted By MoAlpha

If your concern is organic solvents, they're...

If your concern is organic solvents, they're nasty, but you need a fair amount of exposure to begin to really cook your neurons. I built lots of models as a kid and still grew up to have a titanium...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 07:41 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

Probably not, but who knows? I took my poor kid...

Probably not, but who knows? I took my poor kid out on a bike seat very (probably too) early in her development and actually dropped the bike twice on the same piece of wet boardwalk with her on it....
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-19, 06:06 AM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

I didn’t know dentists, let alone rock bums, were...

I didn’t know dentists, let alone rock bums, were allowed to have Cervélos. There was cycling content on my sailing board today. One punter, who was a successful amateur at the national level in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

You gotta think about the next owner!

You gotta think about the next owner!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 07:20 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,119
Posted By MoAlpha

I just wish to say that I am totally cool with...

I just wish to say that I am totally cool with that video and how nice it is to be young, hot ****, and have enough bikes/bike turnover to “switch” back to rim brakes. Do you mother****ers realize I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

Who removes old wiring?

Who removes old wiring?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 720
Posted By MoAlpha

Thanks a lot. I get through the day just fine...

Thanks a lot. I get through the day just fine and then some azes punim has to remind me!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 06:11 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

I wish I’d thought of that back then. It could...

I wish I’d thought of that back then. It could eased the poor woman’s mind and permitted much better ventilation.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 05:47 PM
Replies: 2,573
Views: 64,700
Posted By MoAlpha

My wife would have killed me if our baby got...

My wife would have killed me if our baby got stolen out of the car.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-19, 05:45 PM
Replies: 133
Views: 6,119
Posted By MoAlpha

Yes, it was an interesting point and potentially...

Yes, it was an interesting point and potentially relevant for those at a level where 100s of grams and single digit Watts matter.
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