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08-03-20, 02:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 362
Posted By gregf83

It might be tasty but not very useful for...

It might be tasty but not very useful for nutrition on a ride. You need carbs and nuts are a poor source of carbs. Peanuts are mostly fat and you're already carrying an excess amount of fat.
07-30-20, 04:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 363
Posted By gregf83

Try it both ways and report back.

Try it both ways and report back.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 05:34 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,321
Posted By gregf83

The twilight zone?

The twilight zone?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 05:15 AM
Replies: 270
Views: 10,321
Posted By gregf83

200+ posts in two days is a successful troll...

200+ posts in two days is a successful troll...
07-09-20, 04:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 395
Posted By gregf83

That’s consistent with the data shown at...

That’s consistent with the data shown at https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/#countries with the US having an IFR of 4.3% and the UK at 15%. Not the most useful metric for comparison as it’s...
07-07-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 438
Posted By gregf83

Given the symptoms can be identical to Flu or...

Given the symptoms can be identical to Flu or nothing it's not surprising many people think they may have had it.
07-05-20, 03:41 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 5,759
Posted By gregf83

The alternative to a defeatist attitude is to...

The alternative to a defeatist attitude is to manage behavior to limit the spread until, hopefully, a vaccine is available. In our province of 5 million, for example, it would take another 500 yrs...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,255
Posted By gregf83

The most effective position is a function of the...

The most effective position is a function of the apparent wind angle. Directly behind in a straight headwind to on the hip in a strong crosswind. In between there is often overlap.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 11:00 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,255
Posted By gregf83

Unless there's a strong crosswind in which case...

Unless there's a strong crosswind in which case you want to be heavily overlapped. Earlier this year while on a solo ride a team came by and invited me into their rotation. It was a fast paced ride...
07-04-20, 08:40 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 5,759
Posted By gregf83

You can even win money for catching it in...

You can even win money for catching it in Alabama....
07-04-20, 08:36 AM
Replies: 214
Views: 5,759
Posted By gregf83

Would you have used that same argument for Polio,...

Would you have used that same argument for Polio, Measles etc?

Turns out many who survive Covid sustain permanent damage so they’re not ‘stronger’ as you postulate.
07-02-20, 11:14 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,792
Posted By gregf83

Broke my fork in a head-on collision with an...

Broke my fork in a head-on collision with an e-bike. One side of the fork completely cracked through. Still managed to ride it 500 yds to a coffee shop before I realized it was cracked through. Also...
07-02-20, 09:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,404
Posted By gregf83

Were you riding or spinning the wheel? Seems like...

Were you riding or spinning the wheel? Seems like you just may need to get some sealant on whatever's leaking and it should seal. How is the fit between the hold and the tapered rubber on the valve?...
07-01-20, 03:30 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,742
Posted By gregf83

Jumping on the pedal is good for half a...

Jumping on the pedal is good for half a revolution. What about all the other revolutions before you're up to speed?

The OP video looked at a number of existing studies showing that at steady...
07-01-20, 02:32 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,742
Posted By gregf83

I agree the safety argument is thin. I and many...

I agree the safety argument is thin. I and many others just find clipless more comfortable. The difference between the two pedals when starting out or sprinting (flat or uphill) is that you can apply...
07-01-20, 12:30 PM
Replies: 213
Views: 11,742
Posted By gregf83

Most people riding bikes grew up riding flats and...

Most people riding bikes grew up riding flats and switched at some point to clipless. I don't think there's much to learn about riding with either other than remembering to clip out when stopping. If...
07-01-20, 12:07 AM
Replies: 175
Views: 6,381
Posted By gregf83

Opening everything and leaving it up to personal...

Opening everything and leaving it up to personal choice is fine for those with the luxury of working from home. Not so great if your choice is to be forced back into work at a meat packing plant or...
06-21-20, 12:13 PM
Replies: 150
Views: 3,615
Posted By gregf83

Hospital admissions (including ICU) are...

Hospital admissions (including ICU) are increasing so it's possible the overall number of cases is rising but treatment is improving so death rate is holding steady in spite of a rise in cases....
06-19-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 948
Posted By gregf83

I recall drops in HR on the trainer when I took a...

I recall drops in HR on the trainer when I took a drink of water. Don't know if it was because the lack of Oxygen coming in when drinking or something related to the cold water. Probably didn't see...
06-18-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,163
Posted By gregf83

If I got doored I would accept 100% of the blame.

If I got doored I would accept 100% of the blame.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-20, 06:32 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,853
Posted By gregf83

I'd remove the hanger. The paint will chip off...

I'd remove the hanger. The paint will chip off but it will allow you to see what's underneath. If it looks OK you can touch up the paint after.
06-08-20, 10:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,544
Posted By gregf83

Old chains on old cassettes don't usually skip....

Old chains on old cassettes don't usually skip. It's when you replace an old chain which has stretched more than about 3/32" in 12". The stretched chain will wear the cogs. If you spend more time in...
05-25-20, 07:25 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,547
Posted By gregf83

Rented a 10 BR house in Sicily and was supposed...

Rented a 10 BR house in Sicily and was supposed to be cycling with 9 other buds in May for a couple of weeks. Sadly Mt Etna will have to wait for another time...
05-21-20, 08:57 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,170
Posted By gregf83

I see a lot of obnoxious drivers. Maybe there's...

I see a lot of obnoxious drivers. Maybe there's just a lot of obnoxious people in the world :)
05-18-20, 09:00 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 5,153
Posted By gregf83

I'm too old to be as polite as they suggest....

I'm too old to be as polite as they suggest. Fortunately, I don't have any friends promoting nonsense.
05-18-20, 09:35 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 514
Posted By gregf83

What could possibly go wrong? ...

What could possibly go wrong?
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05-18-20, 09:08 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 514
Posted By gregf83

I'm getting a little skeptical of these early...

I'm getting a little skeptical of these early press releases which I suspect are aimed primarily at investors. We saw similarly encouraging press releases from Oxford's Jenner institute. Subsequent...
05-17-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By gregf83

That's an even older announcement (May 9th) for a...

That's an even older announcement (May 9th) for a rapid test for detecting active Coronavirus not antibodies.
05-17-20, 09:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 261
Posted By gregf83

You need to insert the slang term for native...

You need to insert the slang term for native Australians into the link. It's week old news granting Abott emergency use authorization for an anti-body test.
Time to get a more intelligent censor...
05-13-20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,972
Posted By gregf83

Very few of these tests have been verified with...

Very few of these tests have been verified with the normal rigor and the pressure to increase testing capacity may contribute to 'user error' or sample contamination. It sounds like either:1. Your...
05-13-20, 06:48 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,972
Posted By gregf83

It's pretty close though. It correctly detected...

It's pretty close though. It correctly detected 88 out of 88 positive samples.
05-13-20, 06:44 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,972
Posted By gregf83

It doesn't sound like there's an issue with the...

It doesn't sound like there's an issue with the test, rather they were premature in claiming the presence of antibodies ensures immunity. It likely does but that has yet to be proven.
05-07-20, 01:49 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,330
Posted By gregf83

Sounds like you think you know more than the...

Sounds like you think you know more than the experts.
05-06-20, 11:40 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,330
Posted By gregf83

The purpose of the mask is to minimize viral...

The purpose of the mask is to minimize viral shedding if you’re infected and asymptomatic. It doesn’t really matter if you touch the mask; it will still limit the spread of virus droplets. It’s a...
05-06-20, 05:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 558
Posted By gregf83

Kreiter publishes the power curves for their...

Kreiter publishes the power curves for their rollers. For 300w you’d probably want 3” or smaller diameter if you want to avoid any additional resistance attachments.
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05-05-20, 11:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,326
Posted By gregf83

I just rinse the chain in mineral spirits let it...

I just rinse the chain in mineral spirits let it dry, or not, and drop in the wax. The hot wax will get rid of any remaining oil residue on the chain. It always comes out of the hot wax shiny clean.
05-04-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 6,330
Posted By gregf83

Guess my mask is effective. Wore an old N95 mask...

Guess my mask is effective. Wore an old N95 mask from my shop for an hour in Costco today and was relieved to finally remove it. Very uncomfortable after a while. Kudos to all those health care...
05-03-20, 05:32 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,807
Posted By gregf83

Here’s an interesting story on the development of...

Here’s an interesting story on the development of a vaccine for Ebola https://www.statnews.com/2020/01/07/inside-story-scientists-produced-world-first-ebola-vaccine/ sounds like it took about 20yrs...
04-30-20, 08:14 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,972
Posted By gregf83

Well presumably if you have immunity from the...

Well presumably if you have immunity from the virus you wouldn't be shedding virus to others. At some point we'll have confirmation or not on whether the presence of antibodies imply immunity. If I...
04-30-20, 07:08 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,807
Posted By gregf83

If I was young I would consider volunteering....

If I was young I would consider volunteering. Years ago Dr Barry Marshall deliberately gave himself an ulcer to test his hypothesis:
...
04-30-20, 06:58 PM
Replies: 108
Views: 6,972
Posted By gregf83

Are you back at work full time now? Do you know...

Are you back at work full time now?
Do you know which test you are getting as some are more accurate than others (https://covidtestingproject.org/)?
Will you behave any differently if the tests...
04-29-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 2,597
Posted By gregf83

Can't speak for bizman but for myself I'm very...

Can't speak for bizman but for myself I'm very confident I don't have AIDS or coronavirus. I've been staying at home and, other than bike rides, have rarely left the house in the past 6 wks. My wife...
04-28-20, 03:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By gregf83

Rim brakes? Make sure the pads aren’t touching...

Rim brakes? Make sure the pads aren’t touching the tires when applied.
04-26-20, 02:23 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 26,955
Posted By gregf83

My point was there is a segment of population who...

My point was there is a segment of population who won't consent to being told what to do. In Asian countries wearing a mask has been the norm for some time now particularly for those feeling ill....
04-26-20, 01:40 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 26,955
Posted By gregf83

Wearing masks is great when you can get a high...

Wearing masks is great when you can get a high compliance rate as they did in Korea, Singapore etc. What makes you think the gun-toting protesters trying to "Liberate' America would consent to...
04-26-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,215
Posted By gregf83

You'd have received much less push back if you'd...

You'd have received much less push back if you'd titled the OP 'I beat the coronavirus while fasting'
04-26-20, 12:00 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 3,215
Posted By gregf83

I know some have managed to recover with limited...

I know some have managed to recover with limited symptoms simply by wearing red wool sweaters.
04-24-20, 04:44 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 26,955
Posted By gregf83

You're confused. Having a right to an opinion is...

You're confused. Having a right to an opinion is not the same as requiring private media sources to broadcast your opinion.
04-24-20, 02:57 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 26,955
Posted By gregf83

I think he's just yanking your chain. Or just...

I think he's just yanking your chain. Or just another tinfoil hatter.
04-24-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 682
Views: 26,955
Posted By gregf83

I'm assuming this is sarcasm?

I'm assuming this is sarcasm?
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