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07-09-20, 10:22 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 678
Posted By 3alarmer

...I have a similar feeling, but think of it as...

...I have a similar feeling, but think of it as arguing with people who belong to an apocalyptic death cult with a charismatic leader.
It's not really important how you get there, as long as...
07-09-20, 09:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 678
Posted By MinnMan

An alternative interpretation is that you just...

An alternative interpretation is that you just don't want to listen to information that doesn't fit your preconceived narrative. What numbers do you want? Infection rates? How about...
07-09-20, 02:52 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 678
Posted By walnutz

We have plenty of evidence from two months ago....

We have plenty of evidence from two months ago. As a Texan I am seeing everything happen now that I was reading about happening in NYC in May. We saw it coming and opened up anyway. Thanks, ****tt.
07-08-20, 04:46 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 872
Posted By RubeRad

Yeah, that's a logarithmic Y axis, so even the...

Yeah, that's a logarithmic Y axis, so even the 'flat' curves are growing faster than they look
07-08-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 872
Posted By Hondo Gravel

Looking closer I didn’t pay enough attention to...

Looking closer I didn’t pay enough attention to scale of cumulative cases bars. Now it looks bad. Especially 100,000 to 200,000 cases.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-08-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 364
Posted By Jim from Boston

I too like Cateye. I have had a few cycle...

I too like Cateye. I have had a few cycle computers, always with a cadence function. Some needed replacements, e.g. lost the unit when not securely mounted (my fault).

On my usual commute I have a...
07-07-20, 05:06 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,617
Posted By wgscott

Stop calling me Surly. I have a Soma. It is a...

Stop calling me Surly. I have a Soma. It is a long saga.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-20, 06:54 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,864
Posted By bampilot06

shattered my ego failing to unclip. Still...

shattered my ego failing to unclip. Still recovering from that episode. (Itís been 3 days)
06-22-20, 04:36 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 8,052
Posted By tyrion

Very few people understand the depth of nuance...

Very few people understand the depth of nuance displayed in 19th century Tibetan pornography.
06-22-20, 04:23 PM
Replies: 186
Views: 4,890
Posted By Seattle Forrest

I agree skepticism is healthy and a thirst for...

I agree skepticism is healthy and a thirst for detail and consistency are important traits for science. I have a hard time believing many people who can become convinced that the earth is flat in...
06-22-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 8,896
Posted By Drew Eckhardt

In...

In https://www.quora.com/How-should-I-train-to-improve-my-23-mile-cycling-time I wrote:

Total power is the sum of aerobic and anaerobic components. Target both with aerobic requiring more training...
06-18-20, 06:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By Iride01

Thanks for the follow up. I looked at it but...

Thanks for the follow up. I looked at it but couldn't even make up anything that sounded reasonable.

Certainly didn't look like the two bolt seat posts I use.
06-16-20, 05:07 AM
Replies: 170
Views: 8,106
Posted By Marcus_Ti

Tell me again, which phone not only allows 14...

Tell me again, which phone not only allows 14 hours of screen-on-time...but will not suffer image permanence, AKA burn-in, from doing so?

Which phone will survive a bike crash on the handlebars,...
06-09-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 712
Posted By phughes

Pretty bad advice on so multiple levels. First...

Pretty bad advice on so multiple levels. First off, UV is very bad for your eyes. It is the leading cause of cataracts for one. Secondly, glasses while riding, either sunglasses, or clear lenses...
06-03-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,104
Posted By JS41989

I just want to say thank you to everyone who...

I just want to say thank you to everyone who contributed to this thread. Lots of great advice and I appreciate the insight from more experienced riders. Maybe I'll throw some new tires on the bike,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-02-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,693
Posted By BillyD

I'm not excusing his behavior by any means, he...

I'm not excusing his behavior by any means, he was an arrogant, entitled, nasty dick by any measure.

But ya know, I have to say . . . how many of us in his position would not have done similar? ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 11:11 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,663
Posted By Tacoenthusiast

Show us on the doll where the mean arrogant...

Show us on the doll where the mean arrogant cyclist touched you
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 178
Views: 9,663
Posted By Lemond1985

Well, here's the other side of the coin. I was...

Well, here's the other side of the coin. I was living in Portland OR, and had recently become unemployed, but still had a nice Italian Bottecchia Professional that I bought during better days when I...
05-12-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,000
Posted By Barry2

Bike Registry Index Stolen recovery

The Bike Registry or Bike Index (click this) (http://bikeindex.org) is a website where you can post details, picture and Serial Number of your bike along with your contact info.
Should your bike...
05-06-20, 10:01 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,837
Posted By TiHabanero

I want service now. Stop it!

After being out of the bike shop as a full timer for about a decade, and only working on Saturdays, I jumped back in as a full time wrench a week ago. Forgot how absolutely narcissistic some riders...
05-06-20, 08:39 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,765
Posted By Seattle Forrest

This is what kayakers do, too. Turns out an...

This is what kayakers do, too. Turns out an uphill lake is called a river.
05-05-20, 12:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,047
Posted By fishboat

:) ...

:)
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05-04-20, 08:35 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,047
Posted By mstateglfr

Its almost as if the frame material and pedal...

Its almost as if the frame material and pedal style are immaterial to riding fast on flat road.
05-04-20, 07:47 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 2,047
Posted By rseeker

Underestimate women at your peril. The female of...

Underestimate women at your peril. The female of the species is more deadly than the male.
04-21-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 25,620
Posted By skookum

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04-19-20, 04:06 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,065
Posted By berner

Based on the number of people who do not take...

Based on the number of people who do not take social distancing seriously enough, I'm beginning to suspect that the effect of this pandemic will be like a tsunami. We are in the midst of the first...
04-12-20, 05:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By Ferji425

Week 2 and did my longest ride...

Hi all 😊. I pushed myself today and did 14 miles! In the past week since I got the bike the most Iíve done is 10.5. I definitely felt it today once I was heading back home and around mile 11. ...
04-11-20, 11:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,571
Posted By canklecat

The heart rate formula is just a rough guideline....

The heart rate formula is just a rough guideline. Nothing wrong with using it on that basis.

Our actual resting and maximum heart rates will vary according to physiology, lifelong habits (active...
04-11-20, 11:30 AM
Replies: 107
Views: 6,130
Posted By tds101

My doctor called this morning,...and I'm cleared...

My doctor called this morning,...and I'm cleared (again) for my return to work tomorrow. I've been out for over 14 days with this, and today is the first day that I don't have any cough at all. Feels...
04-06-20, 06:52 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 312
Posted By wgscott

Yup. Those crazy fake news people even have all...

Yup. Those crazy fake news people even have all those moronic scientists believing that more than one coronavirus exists. Thanks for your continued efforts to debunk this blatant and uninformed...
04-05-20, 10:06 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 8,263
Posted By base2

The only problem with MUPS is the pedestrians...

The only problem with MUPS is the pedestrians that have no concept of sharing or regard for others use of the same space.

Things like walking 3 abreast.

Things like unleashed dogs or dogs with...
04-05-20, 08:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By CliffordK

Here is a scattering of younger deaths: This...

Here is a scattering of younger deaths:

This article gives some general stats about infections in "younger" people, including, including people 20 to 44, 20% hospitalized, and 2-4% in the ICU....
04-05-20, 08:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By CliffordK

Do you have a target age? You said "kids".... ...

Do you have a target age? You said "kids"....

There have been reports of doctors and nurses that have died of all ages. Here area at least some in the < 40(ish) group....
04-05-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 420
Posted By wgscott

https://www.foxnews.com/health/children-coronaviru...

https://www.foxnews.com/health/children-coronavirus-serious-illnesses
03-31-20, 11:32 PM
Replies: 178
Views: 5,447
Posted By wgscott

I completely agree that an effective vaccine...

I completely agree that an effective vaccine would be ideal, but it might be a way's off.

I'll skip the Pangolin extract.
03-30-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 4,477
Posted By Biker395

"It won't make up for it, but the virus will only...

"It won't make up for it, but the virus will only stop spreading exponentially when the average ratio of transmission drops to 1:1 or lower." No argument there.

"strict social isolation to...
03-21-20, 08:05 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 12,739
Posted By mstateglfr

https://medium.com/@tomaspueyo/coronavirus-the-ham...

https://medium.com/@tomaspueyo/coronavirus-the-hammer-and-the-dance-be9337092b56

Read this. Actually take 30min and read it. There are even a lot of graphs so you can cheat and not actually read...
Forum: Foo
01-28-20, 01:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 788
Posted By clemsongirl

Everyone is complicated. You can be a tortured...

Everyone is complicated. You can be a tortured mass of endless complications and still never sexually assault anyone. Some people just don’t want to complicate a narrative around someone they adore...
01-21-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 656
Posted By indyfabz

Why do I feel like this is a plug? The Dr....

Why do I feel like this is a plug? The Dr. mentioned offers a membership service.

James J. Lee, MD ? Gastroenterologist & Digestive Care in Orange County, CA...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-13-20, 06:01 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 6,972
Posted By Bah Humbug

Remember, the Puritans left England to come here.

Remember, the Puritans left England to come here.
Forum: Foo
10-30-19, 08:08 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 3,809
Posted By DrIsotope

The answer is simple: many people live inside...

The answer is simple: many people live inside their own universe, a bubble in which other people do not exist. It's not so much that they're being inconsiderate as they don't even recognize that you...
10-30-19, 06:59 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 8,625
Posted By RMoudatir

Thank you everyone on this thread, I appreciate...

Thank you everyone on this thread, I appreciate it all, you guys made my day.
10-29-19, 09:56 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,724
Posted By livedarklions

I'm pretty sure I'm one of the posters you're...

I'm pretty sure I'm one of the posters you're talking about, and I think you're writing in a "tacit suggestion" no one is making. Saying that this kind of monitoring violates my philosophy of riding...
10-28-19, 09:46 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,724
Posted By mstateglfr

Yes, because we all must either voice an opinion...

Yes, because we all must either voice an opinion of support for a topic a mod supports or not voice anything at all.

Dont worry, it isnt power meters that I'm bashing.
10-28-19, 07:38 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,724
Posted By hubcyclist

I use power meters to train and I do race, but I...

I use power meters to train and I do race, but I personally think a lot of non-racers could benefit from power meters if they are enthusiastic about fitness and improvement. Just from a simple level,...
10-27-19, 03:42 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 9,724
Posted By spelger

I don't race bikes either but if i could afford a...

I don't race bikes either but if i could afford a power meter i would likely buy one. I only compete against myself. I ride because i like to and i like to improve. A power meter is something that...
10-02-19, 07:40 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,911
Posted By Gerry221

Thanks guys....means a lot to hear all the...

Thanks guys....means a lot to hear all the positives.

I started out about 3 years ago, doing 2 mil rides on a 2nd hand Giant hybrid - that was too small, but I had no idea it was. Built up slowly....
08-28-19, 02:34 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 26,692
Posted By MoAlpha

Mainstream medical researcher and physician,...

Mainstream medical researcher and physician, here. Still waiting for that big payoff from Pharma.
08-28-19, 01:37 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 26,692
Posted By hubcyclist

seriously, you're resorting to calling someone a...

seriously, you're resorting to calling someone a Nazi as a first response to me?

I have about 8 years of advanced public health research education and a career in health, what the heck is your...
08-28-19, 01:12 PM
Replies: 487
Views: 26,692
Posted By hubcyclist

Nope, this is the type of dangerous thinking that...

Nope, this is the type of dangerous thinking that allows the anti-vaxxer stuff to maintain hold. There's a lot of unbiased public health research happening, so I won't stand by and allow people to...
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