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Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 06:41 PM
Replies: 7,313
Views: 96,847
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: 7,313
Views: 96,847
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: 7,313
Views: 96,847
Posted By MoAlpha

Whaaaat? JFC on a crutch!

Whaaaat? JFC on a crutch!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 04:30 PM
Replies: 7,313
Views: 96,847
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: 7,313
Views: 96,847
Posted By MoAlpha

The bony spine itself is rarely if ever...

The bony spine itself is rarely if ever implicated in such events. It’s 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: 7,313
Views: 96,847
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: 7,313
Views: 96,847
Posted By MoAlpha

Inter alia.

Inter alia.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 03:17 PM
Replies: 7,313
Views: 96,847
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: 7,313
Views: 96,847
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: 7,313
Views: 96,847
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: 7,313
Views: 96,847
Posted By MoAlpha

I get helmet scalp.

I get helmet scalp.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 7,313
Views: 96,847
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 ’s looks and selfie skills.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7,313
Views: 96,847
Posted By MoAlpha

Hah-lo, hentsome!

Hah-lo, hentsome!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 245
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: 7,313
Views: 96,847
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: 7,313
Views: 96,847
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: 7,313
Views: 96,847
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: 7,313
Views: 96,847
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: 7,313
Views: 96,847
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: 7,313
Views: 96,847
Posted By MoAlpha

Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7,313
Views: 96,847
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: 7,313
Views: 96,847
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: 79
Views: 2,785
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: 123
Views: 3,106
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: 123
Views: 3,106
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: 7,313
Views: 96,847
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: 7,313
Views: 96,847
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: 7,313
Views: 96,847
Posted By MoAlpha

Hmmm: Not someone I’d go offshore with as captain...

Hmmm: Not someone I’d go offshore with as captain or crew.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-23-20, 06:14 AM
Replies: 7,313
Views: 96,847
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: 7,313
Views: 96,847
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: 7,313
Views: 96,847
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, that’s terrible too.

Yeah, that’s terrible too.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 7,313
Views: 96,847
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.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 7,313
Views: 96,847
Posted By MoAlpha

Saw that “O” on someone’s spinnaker near...

Saw that “O” on someone’s spinnaker near Annapolis last week.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 7,313
Views: 96,847
Posted By MoAlpha

Depends. This time we took two limes, a...

Depends.

This time we took two limes, a lemon, and various other ascorbutic herbs, fruits, and vegetables.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,308
Posted By MoAlpha

First guy’s got his glove colors reversed.

First guy’s got his glove colors reversed.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7,313
Views: 96,847
Posted By MoAlpha

Intimately! :eek: Only incidentally...

Intimately! :eek:



Only incidentally to swimming.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 02:03 PM
Replies: 7,313
Views: 96,847
Posted By MoAlpha

Managed without “terminal involution,” a new term...

Managed without “terminal involution,” a new term I just coined for the end stage of shrinkage. The running hot water doesn’t last much past the breakfast dishes unless you run the engine, but we...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 01:03 PM
Replies: 7,313
Views: 96,847
Posted By MoAlpha

This is the coldest September here in 30 years....

This is the coldest September here in 30 years. It’s gusting to 20 kts in this cove where we’re anchored and I’m waiting for peak afternoon warmth to take my first shower in four days out in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:37 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 3,106
Posted By MoAlpha

I wear gloves on the bike all winter.

I wear gloves on the bike all winter.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 7,313
Views: 96,847
Posted By MoAlpha

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/33a84cce_7529_4fef_8f7c_497dac8eaf41_1477448ddbc383c90dd21f9b455ecbe2d353871b.jpeg
09-21-20, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3,138
Views: 305,257
Posted By MoAlpha

After riding all my life, racing for a few years,...

After riding all my life, racing for a few years, and destroying a few helmets, I got my first concussion this winter at age 63, courtesy of a hit and run driver who took me out from behind. After...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 06:57 PM
Replies: 7,313
Views: 96,847
Posted By MoAlpha

I think this cycling season with lots of high...

I think this cycling season with lots of high intensity workouts has trained me to burn all my energy stores over 1-4 hrs and left me unable to cope with sailing all day in a lot of wind and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 7,313
Views: 96,847
Posted By MoAlpha

Especially at this time of year.

Especially at this time of year.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 730
Posted By MoAlpha

Don’t forget you’ll have to settle for a heinous...

Don’t forget you’ll have to settle for a heinous color.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-20, 11:34 AM
Replies: 199
Views: 7,308
Posted By MoAlpha

No front pockets? I’m sure you’re old enough to...

No front pockets? I’m sure you’re old enough to remember those!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 7,313
Views: 96,847
Posted By MoAlpha

I have just the opposite issue with calories and...

I have just the opposite issue with calories and find them hard to replace.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7,313
Views: 96,847
Posted By MoAlpha

Looks like the remnant of Sally is going to...

Looks like the remnant of Sally is going to reverse our plan to go south. Fortunately, there are other directions.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 7,313
Views: 96,847
Posted By MoAlpha

Went into town and we now have water for showers,...

Went into town and we now have water for showers, ice for drinks, a full tank of diesel, and an empty poo tank. What a feeling! We will hang out for another night and then strike out for the mouth...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 7,313
Views: 96,847
Posted By MoAlpha

= 100 on a road bike?

= 100 on a road bike?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7,313
Views: 96,847
Posted By MoAlpha

Rum, sodomy, and the lash, I think Churchill said.

Rum, sodomy, and the lash, I think Churchill said.
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