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Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 06:18 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

Understood. This nostrum (love that term!)...

Understood. This nostrum (love that term!) promises to work against these overuse cramps.

I have not tried it, and am always skeptical, but also open-minded.

Any thoughts??

HOTSHOT |...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 04:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 130
Posted By datlas

Nice pics, but as a cyclist why did you visit...

Nice pics, but as a cyclist why did you visit there and NOT ride up it?!?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 04:39 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

Cures all by making you care about nothing? ...

Cures all by making you care about nothing? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

Hey MoAlpha, did you see my cramp posting...

Hey MoAlpha, did you see my cramp posting earlier? I am confident that the cramps I get periodically (including yesterday) are what they classify as "muscle fatigue" cramps. I kinda DON'T think...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 04:00 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

I just checked his status. He finished the swim...

I just checked his status. He finished the swim and bike. Now slightly more than halfway done with the stupid part. His pace is slowing but I expect he will still finish with a respectable time.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 03:59 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

Kudos

Kudos
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

I remember you. Nice of you to pop in. How's...

I remember you. Nice of you to pop in. How's life?

I can't comment on your question specifically, but if it ain't broke, don't fix it. :50:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By datlas

Maybe. But I ride a Ti frame bike and wear Assos...

Maybe. But I ride a Ti frame bike and wear Assos shorts/bibs, so I do appreciate the finer things in life!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 08:35 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 374
Posted By datlas

More accurately an inflection point, not break...

More accurately an inflection point, not break even.

Issue is where your value (benifit/cost) lies is very personal. I have been burned by crappy shorts/bibs that chafe so for me, it’s worth it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

Sorry. I was tired last night. Plus, if I let...

Sorry. I was tired last night. Plus, if I let you know how I REALLY feel, the whole operation could get shut down for a few days. I am trying to be on my best behavior and hoping the authorities...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 08:26 AM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

My tri friend is doing IM Mont Tremblanc today. ...

My tri friend is doing IM Mont Tremblanc today. Crazy!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 08:25 AM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

:bday: on career change :bday: for baby Ivan,...

:bday: on career change
:bday: for baby Ivan, next is “Head, shoulders, knees and toes...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 06:32 AM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

No Sunday morning ride for me. We are taking...

No Sunday morning ride for me. We are taking daughter 1 back to college. It will be an epic 15 minute drive to West Chester University.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 06:30 AM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

So from 100 to zero in a few seconds?!? Sad!

So from 100 to zero in a few seconds?!? Sad!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-19, 05:01 AM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

Hard ride yesterday. I felt great until I...

Hard ride yesterday. I felt great until I didn’t, about 55 miles into 80. I got severe cramps in both legs and had to drop my work effort way back. Another rider was bonking at the same time, so...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 05:19 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

I don’t have a HRM but my Apple Watch measures it...

I don’t have a HRM but my Apple Watch measures it sometimes. If I rest and relax, it settles down, typically 46 to 48.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

He pops in sometimes for an update and getting...

He pops in sometimes for an update and getting better. You may need to summon him. Rowan
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 02:19 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,098
Posted By datlas

Shorts, not bibs?? :innocent:

Shorts, not bibs?? :innocent:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 12:56 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

I remember they came and played at my college...

I remember they came and played at my college during my freshman year, 1983. It was a free concert, but I was too uptight/stressed out to go.

Big mistake.

I was born in 1965, so too young to be...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 09:16 AM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

Did he ring the bells??

Did he ring the bells??
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 07:45 AM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

Oh dear. If you start to like it, that's great. ...

Oh dear. If you start to like it, that's great. If you don't want to come back, be a french shower to everyone under you and the patients, and they won't ask you back.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-19, 06:58 AM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

I would try it. Once. Never had anything like...

I would try it. Once. Never had anything like that before.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

I don’t need a power meter or fancy computer to...

I don’t need a power meter or fancy computer to tell me I suck. I am painfully aware.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 06:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,522
Posted By datlas

Just ride.

Just ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 06:39 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

I know most people have a love/hate relationship...

I know most people have a love/hate relationship with their Garmin, but I am generally satisfied with my 130. I don’t do a whole lot with it but for navigating a downloaded course it has been...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 06:34 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

Daughter 1 packing. Back to the dorm this...

Daughter 1 packing. Back to the dorm this weekend. Hard to believe it’s almost here already.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 06:33 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

Prolly

Prolly
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 03:24 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

Here is the deal... Sugar test strips are...

Here is the deal...

Sugar test strips are not cheap. Last I checked, they were roughly $1 each. The machines are practically free. The analogy I use is Printer : Ink :: Glucometer : test...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 02:56 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

So here is the medical lesson for the day. ...

So here is the medical lesson for the day.

The HbA1C is the percentage of your red cells' hemoglobin that have a glucose (sugar) molecule covalently bonded to it.

Thus, it is expressed as a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 02:53 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

It's ok. Not bday worthy, but not a big deal.

It's ok. Not bday worthy, but not a big deal.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

:bday: Mine was 5.8 last time I checked it,...

:bday:

Mine was 5.8 last time I checked it, which was 2 years ago. I am not surprised it's higher, as the amount of insulin our body produces gradually diminishes as we age.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

I am confident the thing is accurate. My fasting...

I am confident the thing is accurate. My fasting glucose tends to run 105-113, which USED to be considered normal but now is considered pre-diabetes/impaired fasting glucose. My A1C of 6.0% is...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 12:02 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

We just got a demo of a machine that does instant...

We just got a demo of a machine that does instant HbA1C results. I volunteered and mine is 6.0%, which is NOT diabetic but above normal.

I think I must cut back on my carbs and ride my bike more.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

FWIW, if the ride is "social" and emphasis on...

FWIW, if the ride is "social" and emphasis on fun, I don't have a problem with ebikes.

If the ride is spirited/competitive, I would suggest the e-bikes seek our the social/fun rides.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-19, 05:13 AM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

Liked

Liked
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 02:50 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

Yes. The kids shared a room with a bunk bed when...

Yes. The kids shared a room with a bunk bed when they were little. Once they started fighting too much, we had to separate them. I believe that happened around ages 6 and 8.

Got an extra...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By datlas

You could ask trekmogul.

You could ask trekmogul.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

I suspect they would be called "HFCS Frosted...

I suspect they would be called "HFCS Frosted Flakes" or "HFCS Corn Pops" if there were truth in advertising.

Same goes for KFC. They changed their name from Kentucky Fried Chicken to KFC to give...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 02:30 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

I can't believe they still hold eating...

I can't believe they still hold eating competitions. It's NOT a good or healthy idea IMO.

https://www.cnn.com/2019/08/14/us/fresno-taco-eating-death-trnd/index.html
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 02:22 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

As an adult, I think those sugary cereals are...

As an adult, I think those sugary cereals are awful, but I did love them as a kid. Quisp was my favorite but Cap’n Crunch would do in a pinch.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 02:20 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

In this case, I believe they are 3200-4000...

In this case, I believe they are 3200-4000 (tel:3200-4000) square feet.

Our house has 2200 square feet (not counting basement which is half finished and might add another 600 if you count the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 02:11 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

I was 7 when they had the vote to get rid of one....

I was 7 when they had the vote to get rid of one. I found the whole process very stressful.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 01:24 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

It's probably just as well. You don't want to...

It's probably just as well. You don't want to drag property values down too low, unless of course if the tax assessor is visiting.

Speaking of property values, remember I mentioned that Toll...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 01:17 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

Wise. Kudos.

Wise. Kudos.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 12:25 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

Speaking of guns, I do have one. I got it from a...

Speaking of guns, I do have one. I got it from a mail-in offer from Quisp cereal circa 1970. Apparently this “Cosmic Clouder” gun is highly collectible and rare.

See pic below, Jackie...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 12:17 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

BTW I do agree with BillyD, but I must also point...

BTW I do agree with BillyD, but I must also point out bias in this population. The infrastructure at Woodstock was rudimentary and services overwhelmed by the massive turnout. That means the people...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 12:12 PM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

As a student of the censor, I do believe you can...

As a student of the censor, I do believe you can say that now. Let’s try. Son of a gun!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

Correct. And the “epidemic” of diabetes and...

Correct.

And the “epidemic” of diabetes and other maladies is a consequence. Sad!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 11:36 AM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

Speaking of showers, it rained during most of...

Speaking of showers, it rained during most of today’s club ride. Luckily temps were moderate and the fun level still high.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-19, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2,308
Views: 57,340
Posted By datlas

There is a French Shower forum??

There is a French Shower forum??
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