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Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 10:55 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

Because the weather moving from west to east...

Because the weather moving from west to east comes in the form of air masses rotating counter-clockwise around areas of low pressure. The trailing halves of those big vortices contain cold air...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

I agree.

I agree.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-20, 06:41 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

****. Yes, devastating. Glad to hear it's a...

****. Yes, devastating. Glad to hear it's a little better.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 07:53 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

Not good. I assume this is one of those blood...

Not good. I assume this is one of those blood vessel proliferation things in the retina. Sorry to hear and I hope things stabilize.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

Mine was pretty reliable, but began to burn oil...

Mine was pretty reliable, but began to burn oil some time in the mid 90s and was supplanted by a V6 Accord as my wifeís commuter. I had been relegated to a Taurus wagon by this time because I had...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

...or you like pain, loss, and the approach of...

...or you like pain, loss, and the approach of death.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 03:13 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

I'd be tempted. I'll buy a liter off you if you...

I'd be tempted. I'll buy a liter off you if you do it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 03:02 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

Guys with autoimmune diseases on...

Guys with autoimmune diseases on immunosuppressive therapy.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

Of course, especially for guys like you. Iím...

Of course, especially for guys like you. Iím getting mine as soon as the line at the clinic at work shortens a bit.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 01:42 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 816
Posted By MoAlpha

I havenít studied the subject, but I am aware of...

I havenít studied the subject, but I am aware of no data to suggest that complete pedaling symmetry is even desirable. Look at elite swimmers who all do free and back lopsided. As for the circles,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 816
Posted By MoAlpha

Haha, Don't forget I'm ten years older than you...

Haha, Don't forget I'm ten years older than you are too.

How about, your genetics are associated with other, more real-world-fitness-promoting, traits and you'll dance on all of the fast peoples'...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

Impressed you can look at a LCD screen.

Impressed you can look at a LCD screen.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 09:53 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

I bought a GTI new in 1986. That was fun. Wife...

I bought a GTI new in 1986. That was fun. Wife had a TDI, also fun, and the ďmake niceĒ money and buyback were great.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 09:50 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 816
Posted By MoAlpha

This is a good point. Presumably, riders with two...

This is a good point. Presumably, riders with two legs would set progressive targets for the weak side and monitor progress.

Anecdotally, Iím a neurologist with a research background in...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

:eek::eek::eek::eek::cry::cry::cry::cry:

:eek::eek::eek::eek::cry::cry::cry::cry:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 08:48 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 816
Posted By MoAlpha

May I be your friend? I love mine too. They are...

May I be your friend? I love mine too. They are Shimano compatible, multiply configurable (4 and 5 bolt) relatively cheap, and available.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

Nice car. I used to lust after a German wagon,...

Nice car. I used to lust after a German wagon, back when I cared what I drove.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

I have anterior uveitis and get dilated fairly...

I have anterior uveitis and get dilated fairly often by the aggressive eye docs at work. I always ride home afterward (after trying to work for a while) and it sucks.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

Which Lakes are you looking at? I have wide 238s...

Which Lakes are you looking at? I have wide 238s and like them; they’re foot shaped. Sidis seem a bit over-designed to me, but I haven’t used them in the clipless era.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

That’s what I was saying. Spine problems cause...

That’s what I was saying. Spine problems cause nerve problems, not muscle problems, although people can certainly have both. I have two prosthetic discs and a fusion in my neck and all my lumbar...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

Whaaaat? JFC on a crutch!

Whaaaat? JFC on a crutch!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

They never gave me anything other than a little...

They never gave me anything other than a little skin anesthetic with those, but they did position the fluoro monitor so that I could see what was hurting like blazes.

So sorry and I hope it gets...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

The bony spine itself is rarely if ever...

The bony spine itself is rarely if ever implicated in such events. Itís more that muscle cramps and strains in the area seem to run a particularly prolonged and painful course because of the complex...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

Please tell me you were having acrobatic sex.

Please tell me you were having acrobatic sex.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

Inter alia.

Inter alia.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

Looks quite good in a mookish sort of way.

Looks quite good in a mookish sort of way.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 03:15 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

Long-suffering Spouse is very photogenic, but...

Long-suffering Spouse is very photogenic, but does not enjoy having her likeness posted on the internet.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

There are identified pics of me all over the web...

There are identified pics of me all over the web because of my job, so it's not something I worry about too much.

Edit: Oh, it's the mechanics, is it? Mine was one-handed. I can ride that bike...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

I get helmet scalp.

I get helmet scalp.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

Went out and beat myself up for 50 mi. and bumped...

Went out and beat myself up for 50 mi. and bumped my max HR by a point. I llack WhyFi ís looks and selfie skills.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

Hah-lo, hentsome!

Hah-lo, hentsome!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 377
Posted By MoAlpha

On a street sign or other vertical support, lean...

On a street sign or other vertical support, lean it on the (horizontal) NDS crank arm with the pedal positioned to keep it from rolling. I put a protective strip of helicopter tape on the crank arm...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

No, just a few horse's asses.

No, just a few horse's asses.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 08:47 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

Only I wasn't a rookie when I committed it.

Only I wasn't a rookie when I committed it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 07:41 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

Hate to spoil your feeling of uniqueness.

Hate to spoil your feeling of uniqueness.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 04:55 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

First ride in two weeks today. Not setting high...

First ride in two weeks today. Not setting high expectations.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 04:55 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

Our furthest point by linear distance from the...

Our furthest point by linear distance from the home dock was Smith Cr. near Pt. Lookout at the mouth of the Potomac, i.e., about 60 nautical mi. However, it takes well over 100 miles of sailing to...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

2 hrs from home, waiting out the rain on our last...

2 hrs from home, waiting out the rain on our last day. :(

...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

This season, we are paying $20/mo. for temporally...

This season, we are paying $20/mo. for temporally and spatially detailed, human-generated, wind forecasts. Definitely more accurate for 24 hrs. After that, no better than free.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 3,166
Posted By MoAlpha

Data point: 141 lbs; 25 mm; 70 F, 75 R. Much...

Data point: 141 lbs; 25 mm; 70 F, 75 R. Much higher and the bike feels unstable descending fast on rough pavement, of which there is a lot where I live. Haven’t gone lower.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,798
Posted By MoAlpha

...or up your seizure meds. Youwwwch!

...or up your seizure meds. Youwwwch!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-20, 06:23 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 4,798
Posted By MoAlpha

Mechanics gloves with polyurethane-coated palms...

Mechanics gloves with polyurethane-coated palms are designed to improve grip, surprisingly comfortable, provide some protection in a fall, and come at a nearly disposable price. I have used them for...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 06:11 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

However remember the discussion of the mucosa of...

However remember the discussion of the mucosa of the sinuses supposedly giving off nitric oxide and the awesome downstream effects on blood vessels? :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 06:05 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

But there sure as hell is bad music.

But there sure as hell is bad music.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 06:04 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

Hmmm: Not someone Iíd go offshore with as captain...

Hmmm: Not someone Iíd go offshore with as captain or crew.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

No gin on the boat for multi-day cruises; too...

No gin on the boat for multi-day cruises; too much temptation to drink every night and booze and end of the day dehydration are a bad combo. Instead, small amounts of wine or vermouth with seltzer...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 06:05 AM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

I would need more details about his sailing CV,...

I would need more details about his sailing CV, the plan, and the boat, but all kinds of fools cross oceans successfully in unsafe boats and bad things happen to the best prepared. On the TBI and...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, thatís terrible too.

Yeah, thatís terrible too.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7,518
Views: 99,686
Posted By MoAlpha

I could barely read those news stories. My...

I could barely read those news stories. My aversion to those ships is now something like horror.
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