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Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

I believe we have discussed the perverse...

I believe we have discussed the perverse incentives inherent in fee-for-service.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

Nope. Not until the taxpayers buy me unlimited...

Nope. Not until the taxpayers buy me unlimited satellite data. Inshore cruising, yes. Even invested in a cellular booster this season.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

Yes, but I work on vacation anyway because the...

Yes, but I work on vacation anyway because the accumulation of stuff-to-deal when I return makes taking time off pretty hard and no one can cover for me. However, I would certainly operate...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

The last time I took a working day completely off...

The last time I took a working day completely off from work was probably 17 June 2019, which, according to my photo metadata, was the last day out of cellular range from Bermuda in the Marion race.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-27-20, 08:55 AM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

I'm not taking the day off and will yet still...

I'm not taking the day off and will yet still will go for a ride anyway and notwithstanding!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-20, 04:56 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

There was a time when I could do the whole thing...

There was a time when I could do the whole thing by heart.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-20, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

My brother is currently on a Zoom high school...

My brother is currently on a Zoom high school reunion. Needs a chair person.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-20, 03:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 954
Posted By MoAlpha

Everything at MyProtein is 45% off and Pactimo...

Everything at MyProtein is 45% off and Pactimo has a lot of stuff at substantial discounts. Just bought 5 kilos of whey protein and a pair of winter gloves.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

Hnyuk

Hnyuk
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-20, 03:42 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

Just took a wall. Neighborhood is full of...

Just took a wall. Neighborhood is full of quasi-outdoor dinners with variable distancing.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

oh yeah! .

oh yeah!
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Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-20, 01:31 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

Right?

Right?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

Too late for that.

Too late for that.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

Note that I did not recommend Garmin.

Note that I did not recommend Garmin.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-20, 10:05 AM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

The phone app? Dunno, but Iíve used it with the...

The phone app? Dunno, but Iíve used it with the Yahoo workout app, Zwift, ROUVY, and my bike computer, all of which upload to Strava.

Youll have to record on a computer anyway to get the readout.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

https://www.scosche.com/consumer-tech/health-fitne...

https://www.scosche.com/consumer-tech/health-fitness/heart_rate_monitors

I have the Rhythm24 because it has recording capability and I intended to use it at the gym as a freestanding device. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

Electrical chest strap monitors are good if you...

Electrical chest strap monitors are good if you need precise interval data for some reason, e.g., HRV, but they otherwise obsolete, awkward, uncomfortable, and give many people (me) dermatitis. For...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-20, 08:04 AM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

Yes. A forearm optical unit.

Yes. A forearm optical unit.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-20, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

Oh, eternal life and how to make perfect boiled...

Oh, eternal life and how to make perfect boiled eggs, to name a couple.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-20, 07:00 AM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

Youíre young and unlikely to hurt yourself, but I...

Youíre young and unlikely to hurt yourself, but I would get Joe Frielís ďThe Cyclistís Training BibleĒ and read it before doing much else.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-20, 06:38 AM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

This too.

This too.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-26-20, 06:35 AM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

Sounds anaerobic. Those should be min or less...

Sounds anaerobic. Those should be min or less with about the same recovery. 3 min on/3 min off is about right for VO2max. Have you worked out your HR zones?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 08:41 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

Too hard then. What are you trying to do?

Too hard then. What are you trying to do?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

Aww, you'll be hungry by 9 pm.

Aww, you'll be hungry by 9 pm.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

Let us know the what and the how of it. We...

Let us know the what and the how of it.

We are doing a turkey breast, chipotle sweet potato soup, a sausage and chard fritata, green beans, and Brussels sprouts, probably sautťed with bacon.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

I have very little doubt youíll ride again. ...

I have very little doubt youíll ride again. Going to cook anything interesting?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

Ah, well. Iím sure both have their areas of...

Ah, well. Iím sure both have their areas of clear superiority.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

With me it's just one story. She's...

With me it's just one story.

She's pre-pissed at problem, I agree to help with problem. I get a vertiginous glimpse of hell in the form of directory chaos, hopelessly confused duplicate accounts,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

I don't know why I agree to help LSS with IT...

I don't know why I agree to help LSS with IT stuff. It never ends well.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

Daughter spent her first year post-college on...

Daughter spent her first year post-college on South Caicos. Couple of flights a week, one rundown hotel, no tourists, fantastic diving if you're hooked up. Our kind of place.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

Here's a nice beach... ...

Here's a nice beach...


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Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

Not a beach person, except inasmuch as beaches...

Not a beach person, except inasmuch as beaches are incidental to sailing, swimming, and diving. Sand can ruin your whole day.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,304
Views: 172,687
Posted By MoAlpha

As the owner of a murdered-out bike, I agree. ...

As the owner of a murdered-out bike, I agree. Low spoke count also does wonders, even for the looks of a classic.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

Thatís great. Probably thought he out a great...

Thatís great. Probably thought he out a great price on the ticket too.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 292
Posted By MoAlpha

Prisms lenses don't invert. They are used all the...

Prisms lenses don't invert. They are used all the time in glasses for people with double vision from eye muscle weakness and I have uses prism goggles to study sensorimotor adaptation in the lab....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 292
Posted By MoAlpha

Trim your eyebrows and exercise the superior...

Trim your eyebrows and exercise the superior rectus muscles.

Seriously though, I have a fusion and two artificial discs and my neck extension is limited, so I know from this problem. I also know...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

I come here for the support and fellow feeling. ...

I come here for the support and fellow feeling.


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Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

I am.

I am.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

A classic. Never knew it was Portland.

A classic. Never knew it was Portland.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

Hey, look at the old farts here, Youíve got...

Hey, look at the old farts here, Youíve got years to realize your full potential.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

Look up sweet spot.

Look up sweet spot.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

Nice! That’s how you know you left it all on the...

Nice! That’s how you know you left it all on the course, so to speak.

My most spectacular bad physiological happening was after a 10k regional X-C championship in college, where I came through the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

I think what he meant was he still does the...

I think what he meant was he still does the distances, but lacks the time and patience to do them slowly, what with the Moloch ha-Moves on his wheel.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

I guess if you mean REALLY slow... I havenít...

I guess if you mean REALLY slow... I havenít almost puked (or pooped) from a hill since my foot racing days, and I donít remember liking the feeling.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

I donít take many days off, especially after big...

I donít take many days off, especially after big efforts, because I come back stiff. I also seem fairly tolerant of 700-800 TSS/wk, which, it seems, most people at my age and crappy performance...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

I could do it here if I had ridiculous gears and...

I could do it here if I had ridiculous gears and didnít mind poking along alone at 7 mph, but thatís not what I ride for. Also, at age 64 with a job, slow distance is a waste of time. Data suggest...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

There is no such thing as an outdoor Z1-2 ride if...

There is no such thing as an outdoor Z1-2 ride if you live in hilly terrain and have a FTP < 4W/kg. I don’t even think about it anymore.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

I wouldn't pay a penny over 750 without a stem...

I wouldn't pay a penny over 750 without a stem and "peddles."
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

This is often considered in the context of...

This is often considered in the context of refusal to buy health insurance, risky behaviors, etc. Aside from the widespread social consensus that we offer medical assistance to those in need and ask...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6,768
Views: 95,951
Posted By MoAlpha

Maybe, but the UK and Germany are also succumbing...

Maybe, but the UK and Germany are also succumbing to bad-faith flat-earthism and then there are the majority of countries which missed out on the Enlightenment entirely.
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