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Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

Perfect accompaniment to a sweet lobster, a...

Perfect accompaniment to a sweet lobster, a bucket of steamers, and a bottle of too-cold Muscadet.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

These day's I'm motivated to do my share at the...

These day's I'm motivated to do my share at the front to limit my exposure and make sure I get my chance to dose anyone behind me if I have it.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 09:43 AM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

Our policy seems to be no officially announced...

Our policy seems to be no officially announced group rides, just informal ones. I have seen no rides larger than 6. No rules for them. At least the exposure risk is low because the club draws from...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 08:28 AM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

Ha! I love the idea of pepper spraying anyone...

Ha! I love the idea of pepper spraying anyone who approaches without a mask. Doesn't even have to be that noxious; just a can of Pam or Boeshield.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 08:01 AM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

All the material I get from the QAnon Medical...

All the material I get from the QAnon Medical Association says so.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-09-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

Hard to tell whether the protest bump wasn't...

Hard to tell whether the protest bump wasn't offset by some other factor there and elsewhere. Then there's also the fact that the protests occurred outdoors.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

I was unfollowed by a local amazon, who commented...

I was unfollowed by a local amazon, who commented on one of my pre-COVID, early season solos that she would have gladly gone with me, when I asked, a few weeks later, if she were riding that weekend....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 07:41 PM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

It wasn’t there. Not worried.

It wasn’t there. Not worried.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

I think these points get to the heart of the...

I think these points get to the heart of the matter. I canít tell you how I learned to unweight my arms and use the core to support the upper body, but I know I can only do it on a bike that fits. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 07:16 PM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

You’re right, of course. I was making a point...

You’re right, of course. I was making a point about a certain, overly audible and visible, segment of the armed population, the rest of whom, I assume, are no less sensible than the rest of humanity.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 03:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 712
Posted By MoAlpha

1. As above and add a little sprint at the top of...

1. As above and add a little sprint at the top of each repeat if you want.
2. Ride tactically and reserve what you'll need at the top.
3. HTFU.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

Well, that exhausts my meagre store of K & E. ...

Well, that exhausts my meagre store of K & E. Bon chance, mon ami.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

Oysh. I consumed about 4 bottles on...

Oysh.

I consumed about 4 bottles on Sunday over about that duration. One had Gatorade in it, I'm happy to say. Na+ is fast on days like this.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

Can you feel play in the axle if you try to move...

Can you feel play in the axle if you try to move in the bearings?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 12:24 PM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

That's getting downright Venusian! Did hill...

That's getting downright Venusian!

Did hill reps in the local atmosphere this a.m. Didn't feel too bad, but the amount of sweat I shed while going slow and working hard in 77ļ and 100% relative...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 10:38 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,145
Posted By MoAlpha

Let's not get carried away. :)

Let's not get carried away. :)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,145
Posted By MoAlpha

Whatever. We rummaged for IDs and meds long...

Whatever.

We rummaged for IDs and meds long before COVID and based on the responses here and what the people I rode with on Sunday had in their pockets when we stopped for food, I'm going to look...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 09:14 AM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

This. I mean, what's the point if you never use...

This. I mean, what's the point if you never use it?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 09:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,145
Posted By MoAlpha

As a doc, I've gotten involved in a few acute...

As a doc, I've gotten involved in a few acute situations over the years and would definitely think twice about it these days. If there's a mask—mine or yours—to put on you, I'm going to be much less...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,145
Posted By MoAlpha

Yes. Required for stores and also in case I have...

Yes. Required for stores and also in case I have to give or receive first aid on the road.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 05:22 PM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

If it gets bad again here, we're all ****ed...

If it gets bad again here, we're all ****ed because the shutdown has been as strict as any in the country, compliance with masks and distancing has been near 100%, and a relatively large slice of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 04:49 PM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

I guess SoCal is getting hit pretty hard. I hope...

I guess SoCal is getting hit pretty hard. I hope people are taking it seriously. There has even been an uptick here, where things just started to loosen up.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

Bad, but not as bad as flooding the country with...

Bad, but not as bad as flooding the country with dope, and not as frequent or brazen as it used to be.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 09:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 734
Posted By MoAlpha

Pretty bad and glad you weren't sprinting or...

Pretty bad and glad you weren't sprinting or something, but yeah, it happens. I broke a Nuovo Record crank BITD due to crevice corrosion in a small scratch, which invisibly ate halfway through the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

I like the specs. A little spendy, but I...

I like the specs. A little spendy, but I probably already look like a shower tote.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 08:19 AM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

I refuse to look at those pictures again. Too...

I refuse to look at those pictures again. Too painful.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 07:52 AM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

Here too. Lots of fear, alienation, and rage in...

Here too. Lots of fear, alienation, and rage in this failing country.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-07-20, 07:50 AM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

Because of my somewhat limited neck extension due...

Because of my somewhat limited neck extension due to a fusion, on the bike I need eye protection that comes up pretty high, doesn't slide down, and doesn't have a frame that blocks vision. I use an...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 07:36 PM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
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: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

Ah, just so.

Ah, just so.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
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: 12,845
Views: 229,235
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: 12,845
Views: 229,235
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: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

A long time.

A long time.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
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: 12,845
Views: 229,235
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: 12,845
Views: 229,235
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: 12,845
Views: 229,235
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: 12,845
Views: 229,235
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: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

I'm thinking yes.

I'm thinking yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

That you, gnome?

That you, gnome?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
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: 56
Views: 3,267
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: 12,845
Views: 229,235
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: 12,845
Views: 229,235
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: 12,845
Views: 229,235
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: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

Little or no evidence of outdoor spread. Thatís...

Little or no evidence of outdoor spread. Thatís my story and Iím sticking to it.:twitchy:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
Posted By MoAlpha

AZ must be a scary place right now. Iíll say...

AZ must be a scary place right now. Iíll say again, I really hope everyoneís okay.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 02:10 PM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
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 weíre all clean.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-20, 01:06 PM
Replies: 12,845
Views: 229,235
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.
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