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Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-20, 07:04 AM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
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: 11,586
Views: 199,643
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: 11,586
Views: 199,643
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: 11,586
Views: 199,643
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: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

Ouch!

Ouch!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
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: 11,586
Views: 199,643
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: 11,586
Views: 199,643
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: 11,586
Views: 199,643
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: 11,586
Views: 199,643
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: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

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

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

And at least you'll be near Intercourse.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

The old ones aren't clean either, but who cares...

The old ones aren't clean either, but who cares how they look on the inside.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 01:23 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

No idea. They have something printed on them,...

No idea. They have something printed on them, but they are entirely generic and standard and the usual 24 oz (?) sort of size. However, they are clear plastic and clean, unlike the ugly,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

Bought two expensive cheap bottles from my LBS...

Bought two expensive cheap bottles from my LBS via curbside service. Some guy dropped off a pair of fancy Sidis while I was there. Was he getting his ratchets serviced? His cleats replaced? ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 08:25 AM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

So true. If I can't run away, I have to be...

So true. If I can't run away, I have to be totally submissive in the face of any threat.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-20, 07:12 AM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

At least there isn't too much foam. I hope you...

At least there isn't too much foam. I hope you can recycle the paper.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 07:28 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

I have taken at least one fully tensioned wheel...

I have taken at least one fully tensioned wheel apart because of that.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

I donít know anyone who didnít like being a...

I donít know anyone who didnít like being a Coastie.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 04:16 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

USCG might have been a great gig.

USCG might have been a great gig.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

I drew 169 in the last year of the draft and was...

I drew 169 in the last year of the draft and was quite relieved when Nixon finally ended the war. My whole family, everyone I knew, were anti-war and it was strange when I ended up in uniform with a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-20, 01:34 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

I think the aggression level is up on the roads...

I think the aggression level is up on the roads around here.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

Now, if there were ever a name that just says,...

Now, if there were ever a name that just says, ďhappy taintĒ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 07:07 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

I really want a “brace” of new bottles, matching...

I really want a “brace” of new bottles, matching ones that aren’t dirty and white with rubbed off graphics.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

Sad story!

Sad story!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, the one-level thing is a big consideration,...

Yeah, the one-level thing is a big consideration, although it was much more of a consideration for us before long-suffering spouse addressed her joint issues with a ketogenic diet and began skipping...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

We were in one house for 17 yrs and were happy to...

We were in one house for 17 yrs and were happy to get out. My brother still has the apartment we grew up in, but heís not living in it at the moment.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

Investors covering short sales?

Investors covering short sales?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 01:07 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

Yup.

Yup.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 12:35 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

How did the flower person know and how did our...

How did the flower person know and how did our wife find out?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

Might be a great decision.

Might be a great decision.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

We just gave control of daughter's 529(b) to her....

We just gave control of daughter's 529(b) to her. I was able to transfer my post-911 GI Bill educational benefits to her, so we ended up with half of it left. What a windfall! Thank you taxpayers!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

We set up a charitable trust to offload highly...

We set up a charitable trust to offload highly appreciated stuff and we're moving very slowly to more bonds and fixed income in order to hit retirement in a slightly more conservative posture, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

No trees can be fixed if you're willing to wait...

No trees can be fixed if you're willing to wait for them to grow, but I know exactly what you mean.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 08:37 AM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah. Equities seem a little high too, but I'm...

Yeah. Equities seem a little high too, but I'm not questioning. :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

Wow. I am used to thinking of that part of the...

Wow. I am used to thinking of that part of the world as being chronically depressed since the Nelson Rockefeller era. Nice area, so I'm glad the economy is strong. Sorry about the housing issue,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 08:07 AM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

Saratoga! Who knew? Why are things so hot there?

Saratoga! Who knew? Why are things so hot there?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 07:49 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,436
Posted By MoAlpha

Okay. Riding home from work, 1400 hrs on 24...

Okay.

Riding home from work, 1400 hrs on 24 Jan. Light overcast, but good viz. Black and white vest over blue wool jacket, white helmet, black tights, white shoes, daylight-visible blinker.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-20, 06:47 AM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

I donít need 30-second power, seeing as how I...

I donít need 30-second power, seeing as how I will never ride a crit again and I never had a sprint to begin with.

There are plenty of places here where I can do threshold intervals. Today was...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

These are 5-20 min efforts at levels around...

These are 5-20 min efforts at levels around threshold. I have absolutely nothing in the sub-3 min. range.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 07:13 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

The mean speed of my interval workouts isn’t very...

The mean speed of my interval workouts isn’t very impressive anyway. ...neither is the top speed, for that matter.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 06:17 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

If > 200 is the game, you can deal me out. I...

If > 200 is the game, you can deal me out. I actually enjoy a little speed work.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-20, 04:01 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

Some of you know, I monitor morning HRV. I can...

Some of you know, I monitor morning HRV. I can tell you a day of active sailing the way we do it has the same effect on HRV as a string of threshold workouts, the next morning. I assume itís for...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-20, 07:22 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

Donít do this to me.

Donít do this to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-20, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

That’s how I see it too except I think the...

That’s how I see it too except I think the portion of risk we, as experienced and competent cyclists, can mitigate is tiny. Getting hit and runned and left for dead shook me up for a while, but I...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-20, 05:47 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

Depends how Iím feeling. I certainly donít need...

Depends how Iím feeling. I certainly donít need that much, but thereís this road I was planning to check out... Distance is a silly parameter, anyway.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-20, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

Went sailing today. Great conditions, but it...

Went sailing today. Great conditions, but it didnít look like a pleasant night to anchor out, so we will sleep at home and I will get some distance tomorrow...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-20, 05:30 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

Thereís bears there.

Thereís bears there.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 06:55 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

Yuck. I’d rather drink vodka, but yes. This...

Yuck. I’d rather drink vodka, but yes.

This woman has lived on islands since she graduated from college: South Caicos, Iceland, Ireland. I see her a couple of weeks a year. Enjoy that daughter of...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 06:12 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

Iím not sure, but I donít think theyíre the warm...

Iím not sure, but I donít think theyíre the warm breeze and blue rum drink kind of islands
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11,586
Views: 199,643
Posted By MoAlpha

Daughter is interviewing for a fisheries...

Daughter is interviewing for a fisheries scientist job in the Faroe Islands. :cry:
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