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Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

He’s right about the risk of cardiac problems in...

He’s right about the risk of cardiac problems in elderly athletes with lifetime involvement in endurance sports, but he or someone else pulled those weekly numbers out of their ass. You hear a lot...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

Ah, just so.

Ah, just so.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

They are 685s. A quick look suggests others have...

They are 685s. A quick look suggests others have had this problem and half of them are unaware you can easily remove the bottom of the lever body to retrieve a broken end and are resorting to dental...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

Oh, and another question for the experts: Do you...

Oh, and another question for the experts: Do you sleeve your cables with liner tubing where they pass through the cable guide under the BB? My bike started out with them sleeved, but the one on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah. Looks like these levers have a too-tight...

Yeah. Looks like these levers have a too-tight bend like yours and will eat cables. These had < 4000 mi.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 02:08 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

A long time.

A long time.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

Well I ordered the groovy liner tubing, plus...

Well I ordered the groovy liner tubing, plus cables, sheathing, sealed ends, bar tape etc. for two bikes and then had my RD cable fail on this a.m.'s ride. The end got buggered and jammed in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 07:17 AM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

Same here. I think free Strava is fantastic as a...

Same here. I think free Strava is fantastic as a data hub and is a huge public service.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

I doubt I have ever come within the top 100 for a...

I doubt I have ever come within the top 100 for a segment around here. Too many very fast people.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

My solution so sweat in the eyes is losing...

My solution so sweat in the eyes is losing steerer spacers.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

Mmmmm, carbs! Needs some butter and a little...

Mmmmm, carbs! Needs some butter and a little salami to make it a healthy meal.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

I'm thinking yes.

I'm thinking yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

That you, gnome?

That you, gnome?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

I'm betting it's just time x degrees above some...

I'm betting it's just time x degrees above some threshold with some sort of decay function. Acclimation doesn't have much if anything to do with how hard you work. There is no cardiovascular...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 05:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,894
Posted By MoAlpha

I used to have that: rapid, pounding heartbeat at...

I used to have that: rapid, pounding heartbeat at night. Clearly some sort of sympathetic > parasympathetic imbalance, like a dose of epinephrine or atropine. It was virtually always related to...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 05:20 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

This is key, but 30 min is too long for freshness.

This is key, but 30 min is too long for freshness.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 05:18 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

Looks to my inexpert eye like a case of too much...

Looks to my inexpert eye like a case of too much sun.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 03:21 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

Sometimes I start thinking about that first cup...

Sometimes I start thinking about that first cup before going to bed.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

Little or no evidence of outdoor spread. That’s...

Little or no evidence of outdoor spread. That’s my story and I’m sticking to it.:twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

AZ must be a scary place right now. I’ll say...

AZ must be a scary place right now. I’ll say again, I really hope everyone’s okay.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

Hope it passes you by. Had a non-socially...

Hope it passes you by.

Had a non-socially distanced ride with six guys today, for the first time since March. Hope we’re all clean.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

The marine supply stores are open, but the bike...

The marine supply stores are open, but the bike stores are curb service only. Dropped my last clevis pin in the water today and it cost me $70 after I was done browsing.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, that’s the plan.

Yeah, that’s the plan.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

Yes. Cerveau is French for brain and vélo is...

Yes. Cerveau is French for brain and vélo is short for vélocipede. Cerebellum means “little brain” in Latin.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

The first option with a pic of your ass, of...

The first option with a pic of your ass, of course. The sick thing is you’ll get good faith answers either way.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

Uggers.

Uggers.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 06:44 AM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

Thanks. Just looked this up and sliding housing...

Thanks. Just looked this up and sliding housing liner over the entire length of the old cable looks like the easiest option.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 05:58 AM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

Oh, the R3 is coming up on a year and I’ll...

Oh, the R3 is coming up on a year and I’ll probably want to replace the derailleur cables later this summer. Maybe the whole fishing thing is unnecessary; do the housings run through the frame?
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 05:05 AM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

Thanks for the offer!

Thanks for the offer!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 05:03 AM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

Sounds doable.

Sounds doable.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

So, does one need the Park cable routing kit or...

So, does one need the Park cable routing kit or do any of the less expensive alternatives work well?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 07:24 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

You can go around and torque things up to spec, I...

You can go around and torque things up to spec, I suppose. Some here would suggest you ultrasound the frame for cracks.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

As far as the FDA is concerned, that's efficacy.

As far as the FDA is concerned, that's efficacy.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

And they obviously have the ****ty studies...

And they obviously have the ****ty studies proving efficacy. Clopidogrel is better than aspirin too, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

Not a shark. Symmetrical tail fins.

Not a shark. Symmetrical tail fins.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 02:37 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

They're certainly all over the Ches.

They're certainly all over the Ches.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 12:55 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

A metal recycler?

A metal recycler?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

Aha. Thanks! Another great song to download and...

Aha. Thanks! Another great song to download and send to daughter to amaze and annoy her.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

In sailing, whenever there is a significant loss...

In sailing, whenever there is a significant loss of life or property at sea, there is an expert investigation and a public report. As a result, the root causes of bad events are uncovered and there...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

Sure it makes sense. That's why I wear glasses...

Sure it makes sense. That's why I wear glasses when I want to see stuff. Fortunately, my far vision is good enough for the bike (not good enough for the boat), but I carry 2 diopter readers in my...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 06:58 AM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

Of course! I simply hate the idea of more...

Of course!

I simply hate the idea of more **** on the bike, but I wonder if it would have saved me from that hit-and-run back in January. A camera might have nailed the ****er, but a camera AND...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 06:56 AM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

Mask on the clean underwear principle?

Mask on the clean underwear principle?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 06:25 AM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

Well, guess what? 39 seconds faster than slow is...

Well, guess what? 39 seconds faster than slow is still slow. Gotta get more Strava-kaze with the intersections.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 06:24 AM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

Ouch!

Ouch!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

Nobody knows the trouble I have seeing Nobody...

Nobody knows the trouble I have seeing
Nobody knows but Jesus.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 02:55 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

The other type has a diaphragm with a "star" of...

The other type has a diaphragm with a "star" of slits in it, which opens under a pressure gradient. They also suck air and emit a strange, reedy, whine after you drink.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

I've only seen those in airports, universities,...

I've only seen those in airports, universities, and such like.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 01:50 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

There's no funk like y'own funk.

There's no funk like y'own funk.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

Me too. They only had one of the model with that...

Me too. They only had one of the model with that sort of valve and they have to match. I have one top like that which I may transfer to one of the new bottles, but it will give me the OCD pruritus.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 01:33 PM
Replies: 12,425
Views: 219,126
Posted By MoAlpha

That won't be much fun in anything under 94º F. ...

That won't be much fun in anything under 94º F.

And at least you'll be near Intercourse.
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