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Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

Missed the stem story: Longer? Shorter? Angle?

Missed the stem story: Longer? Shorter? Angle?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 04:22 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

I have heard that story before and I think...

I have heard that story before and I think something similar happened to my own father, but he was pretty rough already.

Loss of a spouse is a major risk factor for vascular disease and probably...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

I had it just as bad before I got bumped. ...

I had it just as bad before I got bumped. Concussion isn't supposed to do much to real long-term, biographical, memory. In fact, that stays intact pretty far into Alzheimer disease.

My father,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

I experience the same thing, only worse 'cause...

I experience the same thing, only worse 'cause I'm older. No one knows much about how "natural" forgetting works, but it may be necessary in some way.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 02:18 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

Woooeee!

Woooeee!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

There is, particularly using functional MRI. For...

There is, particularly using functional MRI. For instance, my old fellowship supervisor has been interested in the difference in brain mechanisms between voluntary and involuntary movement and found...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

The Strava heat map is here:...

The Strava heat map is here: https://www.strava.com/heatmap#7.00/-120.90000/38.36000/hot/all. No pay wall.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

It's clearly "a thing," and there are some...

It's clearly "a thing," and there are some interesting new data on how it and some related phenomena might work, but I don't know much about the practice, per se. Why are you asking?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 08:58 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

It anchors the cable with a cam and flattens it....

It anchors the cable with a cam and flattens it. I have destroyed two recently. I don't remember the Park tool doing that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 281
Posted By MoAlpha

If the combination of skin flora and glove...

If the combination of skin flora and glove material is right, no amount of soap and water is going to make an appreciable difference. In that case, the options are a soak with a real bactericide or...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 06:49 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

I am frozen out of ours until I get the...

I am frozen out of ours until I get the certificates on my PIV card unblocked. Will have to do that pretty soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 06:37 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

Am going to recycle my Pedro’s “4th hand” tool,...

Am going to recycle my Pedro’s “4th hand” tool, which should really be called a cable unraveler, lest I am ever tempted to use it again.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

Here are some crabon questions for the experts:...

Here are some crabon questions for the experts: My FD cable is getting sticky in its little groove under the BB on the R3. A. Will sleeving it with housing liner prevent this and 2. is it sticking...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

Finding some hills would be the first requirement.

Finding some hills would be the first requirement.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

That sounds slow.

That sounds slow.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

Heard of this.

Heard of this.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-09-20, 10:07 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

Are you kidding? I’m hors de combat, baby. I...

Are you kidding? I’m hors de combat, baby. I don’t remember when my last > 200 mi week was.

That last one was very hilly and I was trying to keep the average in Z2. Poor guy I was with had...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 06:59 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

On the 2015 Marion-Bermuda race, we had terrible...

On the 2015 Marion-Bermuda race, we had terrible weather. The boat flew off a wave and crashed with the owner on the toilet and it broke off at the deck. We had a nice 5 gal. bucket, but I didnít...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-08-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 351
Posted By MoAlpha

What Bah Humbug said and eccentric exercises will...

What Bah Humbug said and eccentric exercises will fix you right up.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2971639/

https://www.theraband.com/theraband-flexbar-resistance-bar.html
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

Pronounced Jeyzey.

Pronounced Jeyzey.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

:bday:

:bday:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

I will be on the qui vive for that next time I...

I will be on the qui vive for that next time I wear mine.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

I knew this would stir up controversy.

I knew this would stir up controversy.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 01:24 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

I wish to reaffirm my DISlike of bib shorts. I...

I wish to reaffirm my DISlike of bib shorts. I recently bought a pair because the lower half of our club cycling costume comes only in bibular form. I was soon reminded of how hard it is to pee out...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 12:11 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

Neurotics function well in real danger or a...

Neurotics function well in real danger or a crisis. It's what we train for the rest of the time. :twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

My favorite local restaurant is Lebanese. I like...

My favorite local restaurant is Lebanese. I like everything but the wine list, which is all Lebanese and uniformly bad.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

I ran competitively in college and for many years...

I ran competitively in college and for many years afterward and swam Masters (very badly) for a couple of seasons. I also regard boat racing as an endurance sport, but you can't do it often enough to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 10:42 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

If it hadn't been for endurance sports, I would...

If it hadn't been for endurance sports, I would have been on and off meds, legal and otherwise, for the last 45 years.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

Oh, jeez! That's right, you're an old smoker,...

Oh, jeez! That's right, you're an old smoker, aren't you? Amazing!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

I am not fond of beets, but will eat them with...

I am not fond of beets, but will eat them with enough adulteration. The version of borscht I grew up with was beef stew with a few beets in it and was, therefore, edible. I like the pickled beets,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

You should not.

You should not.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 351
Views: 14,912
Posted By MoAlpha

I'm ready to hate them.

I'm ready to hate them.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 08:11 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

Visibly pink pee, if it's not due to something...

Visibly pink pee, if it's not due to something you ate, generally means a structural issue somewhere in the plumbing, and does not necessarily imply kidney damage. Most kidney injuries are silent.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 07:42 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

No. Very bad thing. Muscle breakdown product...

No. Very bad thing. Muscle breakdown product kills the kidneys.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

You’ll never see it if it’s being offset by...

You’ll never see it if it’s being offset by dehydration and glycogen depletion. Also, there are big genetic differences in the response of muscles to overuse. There are constant stories of people...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 06:36 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

That does happen when there’s enough...

That does happen when there’s enough inflammation. The swelling is also visible. Don’t we gym bros call that looking “pumped” or something?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 06:26 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

137-143 for me, depending on fluid balance. ...

137-143 for me, depending on fluid balance. Trying like hell to keep some muscle on the upper body.

Intervals told me my estimated FTP broke 200 today, putting me at about the median for the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 07:46 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

Might want to get someone knowledgeable to look...

Might want to get someone knowledgeable to look at your foot/ankle/pedal mechanics and possibly recommend some shimming somewhere.

Alternatively, you could post on the 41...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

"Possibly" is carrying a lot of weight in that...

"Possibly" is carrying a lot of weight in that statement.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 05:04 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

You want to get Dangerfieldian levels of respect...

You want to get Dangerfieldian levels of respect on the road? Drive a 2004 Honda Element, as I do.

My wife has a Mazda 3, which she drives, as one might say, ...assertively.

Oh, and my brother...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

The Civic seems like quite a bit more car. Wife...

The Civic seems like quite a bit more car. Wife was interested in a Fit a few years ago. It looked like a nice, utilitarian, in-town runabout, with great interior space, but I didn't like the idea...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

Second!

Second!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

Depends how you define local.

Depends how you define local.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

You have three fluid compartments to fill. The...

You have three fluid compartments to fill. The first is circulating plasma; the second is the interstitial space (in tissue between cells); and the third is intracellular. Transfer from compartment...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

Why not get a couple of bids from local dealers...

Why not get a couple of bids from local dealers and ask him what he thinks of them?
08-06-20, 09:44 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,460
Posted By MoAlpha

And you just can't toss your laptop into the big...

And you just can't toss your laptop into the big box in the middle when you dispense with a proposal.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 09:31 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

Thanks, but I seem to be limited to < 1 ****.

Thanks, but I seem to be limited to < 1 ****.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,482
Views: 18,623
Posted By MoAlpha

I pity the poor HVAC guy who's going to have to...

I pity the poor HVAC guy who's going to have to work here for 3 hours today.
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