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Forum: Foo
07-25-19, 04:17 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,549
Posted By McBTC

Remember how you identified the end of your job?...

Remember how you identified the end of your job? I think it was something like a card each with just, /* followed by, /& .... You'd submit your deck and come back the next day after it ran to get...
07-23-19, 08:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,396
Posted By McBTC

Just a thought but, going back a bit to the '60s,...

Just a thought but, going back a bit to the '60s, pro football was big when the AFL and NFL were separate and then, after the merge, the Superbowl brawl between the AFC and the NFC brought interest,...
07-20-19, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,396
Posted By McBTC

Amazing the miles of TDF spectators along the roads

Never seen so many... this year. On today's climb up the Tourmaline, it was said, people had walked there?? Noisy too... a constant din. Thankfully, the French apparently have outlawed vuvuzellas.
07-20-19, 08:59 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,595
Posted By McBTC

I think some folks don't realize how much the...

I think some folks don't realize how much the earpiece on their sunglasses may block their side vision...
07-20-19, 08:50 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,595
Posted By McBTC

There has been an update since the accident......

There has been an update since the accident... The biker that was killed was 70 and the injured biker was 63. Both were riding in the bike lane and were said to have had the right of way. Both bikers...
Forum: Foo
07-20-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,639
Posted By McBTC

A 22 oz bottle of Belgian ale can be a lot more...

A 22 oz bottle of Belgian ale can be a lot more alcohol than a crowler of red lager... I hear that in some cultures people drink wine all day starting at breakfast but they dilute the wine with...
Forum: Foo
07-18-19, 08:16 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,549
Posted By McBTC

Maybe Woodstock was a big deal at the time...

Maybe Woodstock was a big deal at the time because thousands of young women were giving it up to long-haired dropouts with a Chevy van and a bag of weed. Most all of the artists were 10-years older...
07-18-19, 07:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,595
Posted By McBTC

So what are you saying, these cyclists both swung...

So what are you saying, these cyclists both swung wide to avoid hitting a car in the roadway and were subsequently run over by the car exiting the garage, not guessing the SUV wouldn't stop at merely...
07-17-19, 06:31 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,595
Posted By McBTC

Drawing on personal experience (I had someone...

Drawing on personal experience (I had someone pull out in front of front of me at fairly low speed), which may have nothing to do with this specific situation... The car coming from the right...
Forum: Foo
07-17-19, 05:12 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,639
Posted By McBTC

If you try to pass a law that we should add...

If you try to pass a law that we should add vitamins to the cheap wine... you're a humanitarian and an empathetic realist.
Forum: Foo
07-17-19, 05:09 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,549
Posted By McBTC

Well obviously - it's nothing I said...

Well obviously - it's nothing I said...
Forum: Foo
07-16-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 5,549
Posted By McBTC

Durbin poison dude...

Durbin poison dude...
Forum: Foo
07-16-19, 05:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,639
Posted By McBTC

Differences between, being a wino, a lush, or drinking a bottle of red wine a days...

I'm thinking it's probably not the same... e.g., a lush may be drinking three bottles a day.
07-16-19, 04:44 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,595
Posted By McBTC

"Authorities said the incident is the 26th fatal...

"Authorities said the incident is the 26th fatal collision that occurred in San Jose this year.

Gene Hill, a resident of the area for 47 years, says drivers can be seen rolling through nearby stop...
07-15-19, 01:43 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,595
Posted By McBTC

Two bikers down

One already died and the other... San Jose, CA


https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local/Bicyclists-Struck-SUV-San-Jose-512732871.html
07-04-19, 07:59 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,545
Posted By McBTC

I would think, not surprising in as much as it...

I would think, not surprising in as much as it reinforces what most people believe - that cardiovascular health involves more than just the heart... It includes the web of all of the blood vessels in...
07-03-19, 07:04 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,545
Posted By McBTC

Going back to the original observation noted in...

Going back to the original observation noted in the article, running is difficult from the onset because you are horizontal vs, swimming, for example - the heart has more to overcome compared to...
06-29-19, 02:26 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,545
Posted By McBTC

true, true... you need a regular exercise that's...

true, true... you need a regular exercise that's enough to afford the calories for a pint of beer...
06-27-19, 04:13 PM
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Views: 376,806
Posted By McBTC

Years ago but I remember something similar - wife...

Years ago but I remember something similar - wife and I attended our yearly pilgrimage to the river at the hottest time of year (late August, Lake Havasu-Mohave AZ area) AND WE THOUGHT WE HAD...
06-27-19, 03:52 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,545
Posted By McBTC

I do not know how translatable it is to the...

I do not know how translatable it is to the general population but, as for myself, I could never run a marathon, but I can imagine that if everything went perfectly in my training schedule for the...
06-27-19, 09:27 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,545
Posted By McBTC

It's probably a debate in itself as to whether...

It's probably a debate in itself as to whether running a marathon and cycling a century are roughly equivalent but I can't think of any exercise that tops the TdF, requiring on average about a...
06-26-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,545
Posted By McBTC

Just a thought but, it may be that it's easier to...

Just a thought but, it may be that it's easier to get yourself way beyond the level of exertion you ever intended--e.g., having a great workout only to appreciate when you return to go that you've...
06-25-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,545
Posted By McBTC

Go going back to the original article, however...

Go going back to the original article, however accurate or inaccurate it may be, it was pointed out that the longevity of cyclists is greater than that of runners... They're definitely are trade offs...
06-25-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,545
Posted By McBTC

In S. Cali I've seen many >60 year old runners...

In S. Cali I've seen many >60 year old runners and definitely see all of them as on the tail of superior fitness compared to the general population but... giving all of them their well-deserved due,...
06-23-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,482
Posted By McBTC

The judge held the cyclist 100% responsible for...

The judge held the cyclist 100% responsible for all damages and costs despite the finding that no one of them was any more guilty than the other. A jury could not have done worse, even if a jury...
06-22-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 7,545
Posted By McBTC

Hearts of Swimmers vs Runners vs... Cyclists

Turns out runners hearts are more efficient than swimmers. Interesting as to why-- runners must move blood in a upright position whereas swimmers' horizontal position means the heart is spared a...
06-21-19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,482
Posted By McBTC

process over justice...?

process over justice...?
06-21-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,482
Posted By McBTC

The judge could have also have said, if they both...

The judge could have also have said, if they both are equally to blame they both are equally responsible and if the claim was good for one it also should be good for the other, whether filed or not--...
06-21-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,482
Posted By McBTC

The worm turns- cyclist pays damages for injury to others

... and, gets knocked-out in the bargain (legal fees were the biggest cost).


https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jun/21/cyclist-crashed-into-woman-mobile-phone-pay-compensation-london
06-12-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,294
Posted By McBTC

Except for ~17% of men who outlive their wives...

Except for ~17% of men who outlive their wives (widowers), women end up with all the money.
06-03-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,294
Posted By McBTC

What if a contestant, like the $6M man, was...

What if a contestant, like the $6M man, was injured and doctors saved his or her life by replacing mangled legs (among other appendages) with bionic parts?
06-02-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,294
Posted By McBTC

Still, you have to feel the angst of anyone who...

Still, you have to feel the angst of anyone who has devoted years of effort it takes to, for example, be a competitive runner, only to then be required to compete against a family's Labradoodle that...
05-31-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,277
Posted By McBTC

It's not the phone that's a danger. The above...

It's not the phone that's a danger. The above article says, distracted driving is a, national epidemic.

"Texting is particularly dangerous because sending or reading a text takes an average of...
05-30-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 11,277
Posted By McBTC

Lifetime consequences... ...

Lifetime consequences...


https://www.aaa.com/dontdrivedistracted/articles/alifealtered.html?zip=92626-AAA&area=email_EDistracted052819&cid=336382467490333&jid=354191
05-27-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,294
Posted By McBTC

To allow people 'like' males -- to compete...

To allow people 'like' males -- to compete against women who inarguably will always have a disproportionate percentage of their physicality related to the creation and nurturing of life... doesn't...
05-26-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,294
Posted By McBTC

The winner of an athletic event coming down to a...

The winner of an athletic event coming down to a judge and jury just doesn't quite seem right, right?
05-21-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,294
Posted By McBTC

We could erase gender segregation altogether by...

We could erase gender segregation altogether by simply changing the rules of the games that give those with greater strength and size a competitive advantage--e.g., golf could be limited to just...
05-21-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,294
Posted By McBTC

A lot of different angles--e.g., no one questions...

A lot of different angles--e.g., no one questions correcting vision (glasses, implants, surgery) to compete so... why not correct a testosterone deficiency with a little supplementation?

It would...
05-20-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,294
Posted By McBTC

Sort of flies in the face of the reason why...

Sort of flies in the face of the reason why sports are categorized to begin with-- male or female...
05-20-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,294
Posted By McBTC

The additional nuances here though is that it's...

The additional nuances here though is that it's her genes that result in higher testosterone levels (entirely natural for her) -- higher than other women (which she is) -- but, not higher than any...
05-20-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,294
Posted By McBTC

There seems to be a lot of standalone issues of...

There seems to be a lot of standalone issues of interest, all jammed into this single matter of a generational athlete, ethics, justice, law enforcement... a lifetime ban, like in the instance of...
05-20-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,294
Posted By McBTC

The wrap up about the related issue concerning...

The wrap up about the related issue concerning the prevalence of doping in sport discusses some interesting numbers-- e.g., finding... 50%

But… the catch rate? 1%
05-20-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,294
Posted By McBTC

Lance Armstrong-- What's Normal?

Fascinating podcast-- Lance Armstrong talking with professor Roger Pielke Jr about natural testerone levels with respect to the X-Y runner case, Caster Semenya, who some believe should not run as a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 623
Posted By McBTC

Heart run v. swim v... cycling?

Exercised-induced heart changes?

Interesting article about small differences between heats of runners vs. swimmers.

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fphys.2018.01700/full

Based...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 12,580
Posted By McBTC

It might not be all that hard to live like a...

It might not be all that hard to live like a colonial. Given the discussion above about the practice to drinking low-alcohol cider all day long because of the perceived lack of clean water at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 12,580
Posted By McBTC

I think if anything, it all shows that while...

I think if anything, it all shows that while total abstinence is the thing to do by anyone who knows that's what's best for themselves, preaching abstinence to others makes as much sense as preaching...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 12,580
Posted By McBTC

Apparently, true if... the alcohol content of the...

Apparently, true if... the alcohol content of the beer is very low; otherwise, it is said to be dehydrating.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 12,580
Posted By McBTC

As far as beer being better than water (quote,...

As far as beer being better than water (quote, above)... I would have to say maybe if you've had the daily minimum requirement of water in that, you can live without beer but you can't live without...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 12,580
Posted By McBTC

Beer is best? … supposedly due to...

Beer is best?



… supposedly due to nutrients in beer -- folic acid and vitamin B-6 -- that help to reduce ****cysteine (an amino acid linked to heart disease that is commonly found in meat)...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 12,580
Posted By McBTC

Cheese is good with beer but nuts too... Cheers!

Cheese is good with beer but nuts too... Cheers!
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