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Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 08:38 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

Hope it goes well!

Hope it goes well!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 08:37 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

Who drives better? In fairness to the landscaping...

Who drives better? In fairness to the landscaping guys, they are usually pretty careful.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 08:07 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

Oh, indeed. That sounds like a place to avoid. I...

Oh, indeed. That sounds like a place to avoid. I ride around on suburban arteries where I’ll get whipped into the ditch by a landscaping trailer before I breathe any Cov-2.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

The first problem sounded like a standard bearing...

The first problem sounded like a standard bearing failure: a sort of grinding, whining, roar. The second was a rattle, as though the spinning load had become unbalanced. Both were intolerable....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

I like the Snap so much I’m on my third one...

I like the Snap so much I’m on my third one within just over a year! Fortunately, Wahoo customer support is good.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 07:49 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

By all means get a smart trainer, but COVID is no...

By all means get a smart trainer, but COVID is no reason to restrict outdoor activity!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

The whole cloud-based MS Office thing sucks ass,...

The whole cloud-based MS Office thing sucks ass, especially with the amount of security the USG loads it with. The only thing more infuriating is iCloud Keychain.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,919
Posted By MoAlpha

Done to the point of real stress it could delay...

Done to the point of real stress it could delay healing, but I've never heard of anyone having to stop exercising for a dental implant. I rode right through mine, but what do I know?



Yeah, in...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

I was quite skeptical for years, but I'm a...

I was quite skeptical for years, but I'm a believer now. The problem is the shrinks are still using Mark's and my crappy technique from 1993, which was frozen by the FDA clearance. The science has...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-03-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

Among other things. That's not my primary...

Among other things. That's not my primary interest these days, but Mark George and I invented TMS for depression and I was also involved in the first OCD trials.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

Very low spatial gradient, but free and worth a...

Very low spatial gradient, but free and worth a try.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

There’s heat dissipation too. Big problem with...

There’s heat dissipation too. Big problem with miniaturized coils.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 06:54 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

The question has been asked and money has been...

The question has been asked and money has been spent, but I haven’t seen anything dramatic from the sports world. We can, however, make you remember things better, among other parlor tricks.

We...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 04:08 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

Second edition of this: ...

Second edition of this:


https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/364x500/9780198568926_us_eec9f4f3967443817c4f3ed2a25e6a2a8ac4870a.jpg

Very romantic.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

I've gone through two wedding rings, including a...

I've gone through two wedding rings, including a Ti one. Now, I use my dad's little gold band because it matches his beautiful IWC and it helps me remember the old guy.

LSS's first wedding ring,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

I imagine good writing and successful lawyering...

I imagine good writing and successful lawyering are highly correlated.

Editing is my life: Two scientific journals, a book in progress, and a constant stream of manuscripts for publications,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

My only point was that a liberal arts degree is a...

My only point was that a liberal arts degree is a good thing in the right hands. I bet you can write a grammatical and coherent paragraph too!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, and when the elites deign to ride with the...

Yeah, and when the elites deign to ride with the likes of us, they already have 300 mi for the week or an "A" race this weekend.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 12:54 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

So do we and we went on to do total hard-ass...

So do we and we went on to do total hard-ass science afterward, as did daughter.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

Hospital house staff used to wear whites back in...

Hospital house staff used to wear whites back in the day. Pants saved you from having to wear a stupid coat and were trés cool.

Later, however, I was a USPHS commissioned officer for 27 years and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 12:15 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

I meant, will you have a few useful fingers while...

I meant, will you have a few useful fingers while it's casted? We'll all have arthritis if we live.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

:eek::eek::eek: We have worn silicone rings...

:eek::eek::eek:

We have worn silicone rings for the last decade or so because of the boat, the gym, and the bike. We'll put on the bling if we go somewhere fancy, but who goes anywhere anymore?...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

God, that sucks! Will the hand be partially...

God, that sucks! Will the hand be partially functional?

I ripped a ligament partially off my left pinkie in a sailing accident last year and that was unpleasant enough.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, my experience too and back in my racing...

Yeah, my experience too and back in my racing days the group I struggled to hang with often had local elites taking it easy and a former national road champ as a regular. The goal was always to have...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-02-20, 05:28 AM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

Joking about the pizza. I am so grateful to have...

Joking about the pizza. I am so grateful to have found a group that’s generally faster than I yet 100% inclusive and willing to tolerate me. It has done great things for my strength and fitness...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 08:21 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

That would play right into all my childhood...

That would play right into all my childhood insecurities. What a dickhead.

Not the pizza guy.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 07:09 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

True

True
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 06:53 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

We didn't know from raquetball.

We didn't know from raquetball.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 05:07 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

Once in about 1981, there was an early morning...

Once in about 1981, there was an early morning earthquake in Boston. That afternoon, future LSS and I were walking across the MIT campus after a few games of squash and were accosted by a local TV...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

I bought one of those for one of my people a few...

I bought one of those for one of my people a few years ago. She hasn't come to me for an upgrade, so I assume it's good.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

I thought the first one was gone!

I thought the first one was gone!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

As long as there's only one...

As long as there's only one...
12-01-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 2,717
Posted By MoAlpha

Commuted 22 mi/day on this for years, after...

Commuted 22 mi/day on this for years, after getting it to take my daughter to daycare in a seat. The first frame broke clean across within months. The second one went through a whole group and two...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 06:03 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,919
Posted By MoAlpha

Krauts

Krauts
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

So? :innocent:

So? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

Help a philistine out here.

Help a philistine out here.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

Sure you wouldn't rather got promoted?

Sure you wouldn't rather got promoted?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,919
Posted By MoAlpha

Huh... I recently pulled the spent batteries...

Huh...

I recently pulled the spent batteries that power the compass light in a set of Steiner marine binoculars and noticed they were Renatas. I wonder if they're "special" too.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,919
Posted By MoAlpha

In-line muscle implants with strain gauges and...

In-line muscle implants with strain gauges and microdialysis ports. Pre-order today!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,919
Posted By MoAlpha

You can't use regular supermarket 2450s?

You can't use regular supermarket 2450s?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 08:20 AM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

Something a little different in the baroque music...

Something a little different in the baroque music line:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wbH3JYfRjOQ&feature=emb_rel_end
Forum: Road Cycling
11-30-20, 06:12 AM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

I've lived in an even more heavily subsidized...

I've lived in an even more heavily subsidized system for over 30 years: the US uniformed services. Socialism on steroids!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

Oh, okay. I get that. :D

Oh, okay. I get that. :D
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

I don’t think this guy is a rocketeer.

I don’t think this guy is a rocketeer.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

If my kids said that to me I’d have another...

If my kids said that to me I’d have another meeting with my lawyer. :eek:
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-20, 05:25 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

I assume they’ll ship freezers, but ¿quien sabe?

I assume they’ll ship freezers, but ¿quien sabe?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

Supplies will presumably go to hotspots, some of...

Supplies will presumably go to hotspots, some of which are pretty rural these days. I’d rather be at low risk than get the vaccine faster.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

I’m signed up for Marion-Bermuda in June. I give...

I’m signed up for Marion-Bermuda in June. I give it an even chance of coming off. I’m old and, theoretically, a healthcare worker, but I doubt I’ll get two doses of something on board by then.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-20, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

Group ride canceled today because a guy tested...

Group ride canceled today because a guy tested positive. Not sure what the thinking is, other than it’s a sign of high prevalence in the community. Maybe others were exposed to him in recent days,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-28-20, 01:51 PM
Replies: 7,503
Views: 106,848
Posted By MoAlpha

We froze pans of turkey enchiladas, back when we...

We froze pans of turkey enchiladas, back when we ate stuff like that.
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