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Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By MoAlpha

Iím skinny and I work out a lot, but I ainít...

Iím skinny and I work out a lot, but I ainít droping no hamers.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 07:43 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By MoAlpha

Wow. Where do you think their lodge was? Thatís...

Wow. Where do you think their lodge was? Thatís a pretty active river to dam and a pretty urban setting.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 07:39 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By MoAlpha

Oh, jeez; be careful!

Oh, jeez; be careful!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 03:45 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By MoAlpha

Just back from the lawyer's office where we...

Just back from the lawyer's office where we finally, after years of delay, signed our updated wills, healthcare DPAs, and assorted other stuff. A good feeling.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 12:18 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By MoAlpha

Everything has been too big since the iPhone 5. ...

Everything has been too big since the iPhone 5. I have a 7 now and thatís borderline pocketable.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 08:30 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By MoAlpha

There are many records for races, ocean...

There are many records for races, ocean crossings, etc., but competition for them is an arms race for billionaires and huge syndicates. When Moneybags and his or her crew of pros go out to set a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 08:15 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By MoAlpha

Careful, old man. :popcorn

Careful, old man.
:popcorn
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 08:09 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By MoAlpha

Went to the boat early in the a.m. to obsess over...

Went to the boat early in the a.m. to obsess over the dock lines a bit. It was moderately snotty out there. Wind has shifted and hopefully this thing blows out of here fast.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-04-20, 07:56 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By MoAlpha

They were quite cool when they came out, but I...

They were quite cool when they came out, but I don't really miss them.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-20, 07:45 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By MoAlpha

There are two US government Blackberries at the...

There are two US government Blackberries at the bottom of tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay, due to my carelessness about fooling around on boats with them clipped to my belt. The third one went...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 04:43 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By MoAlpha

Owww! Sorry. Gotta say this too,...

Owww! Sorry.

Gotta say this too, unfortunately: Bad idea to let a chiropractor manipulate your neck.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-20, 05:57 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By MoAlpha

Just remember, hunger and thirst signals get...

Just remember, hunger and thirst signals get suppressed during exercise and I would probably carry something to replenish Na+ on any ride longer than 2 hrs or so under those conditions.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 07:21 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By MoAlpha

The Euro model predicts a very wet and breezy...

The Euro model predicts a very wet and breezy Tuesday afternoon for you.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 03:50 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By MoAlpha

Isaias is coming. Will have to take extra time to...

Isaias is coming. Will have to take extra time to secure the boat tomorrow.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 03:20 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By MoAlpha

I thought it would be bad juju to write out out...

I thought it would be bad juju to write out out like that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 02:56 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By MoAlpha

That bottle looks very pleasant, although I do...

That bottle looks very pleasant, although I do wonder a bit about the contents. I may propose a more predictable adult beverage before dinner tonight.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By MoAlpha

Oof. And yeah, you don't really want to think...

Oof. And yeah, you don't really want to think about the alternative scenarios.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 733
Posted By MoAlpha

Oh, boy. Sorry to hear! Vertigo is very common...

Oh, boy. Sorry to hear! Vertigo is very common after concussion, which has to be assumed in your case. Concussion is a clinical diagnosis, not something that shows up on imaging. CT is good for one...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 12:50 PM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, 700 miles would be a heavy week for me. ...

Yeah, 700 miles would be a heavy week for me. Only 166 mi.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 10:09 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,455
Posted By MoAlpha

Pissing has no effect on body temp, except to...

Pissing has no effect on body temp, except to decrease your thermal mass.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-20, 09:56 AM
Replies: 503
Views: 5,598
Posted By MoAlpha

I wasn’t done with the old thread! Contrary...

I wasn’t done with the old thread!

Contrary to what I thought, time in HR zone was underestimating my training load by at least 10%, even in the heat. I’m at 697 for the week and this has been a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 05:00 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,455
Posted By MoAlpha

Just about everything you'd ever want to know on...

Just about everything you'd ever want to know on the subject of sweat rate differences between and within individuals is in this comprehensive review:...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 04:50 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 310,584
Posted By MoAlpha

Didn't catch that it was that old. Fingers...

Didn't catch that it was that old. Fingers crossed.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 04:39 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 310,584
Posted By MoAlpha

Do you have collision on that vehicle?

Do you have collision on that vehicle?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 03:10 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 310,584
Posted By MoAlpha

Our daughter did a fair amount of car damage when...

Our daughter did a fair amount of car damage when she was learning, including driving through the garage forward and backing out with the door down. For better or worse, I don't think we charged her
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 310,584
Posted By MoAlpha

Good judgment comes from experience and...

Good judgment comes from experience and experience comes from bad judgment. Glad it wasn't worse!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 12:39 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 310,584
Posted By MoAlpha

I'd far rather buy my soggy Italian hoagy at...

I'd far rather buy my soggy Italian hoagy at Mushkodasa(!)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 10:27 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,455
Posted By MoAlpha

Here's another factor to consider: Skin wetness...

Here's another factor to consider: Skin wetness inhibits sweating through a mechanism involving higher-order sensory perception (since there are no specialized wetness detectors in the skin)....
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 10:14 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 310,584
Posted By MoAlpha

Looks like a goose to me.

Looks like a goose to me.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-20, 05:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 781
Posted By MoAlpha

Gradual exposure is what the pros do for people...

Gradual exposure is what the pros do for people with fears they want to lose and if youíre unhappy after trying it yourself see a pro.

And remember, people without fear tend to die early and/or...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 07:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 776
Posted By MoAlpha

My spouse, my boat, and 17 kts of breeze on the...

My spouse, my boat, and 17 kts of breeze on the Bay.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 06:40 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 310,584
Posted By MoAlpha

It was in the box, but I had to pound it into the...

It was in the box, but I had to pound it into the Park BB tool with a mallet and it didn't quite fit the BB cups. The worst part was it turns out that, contrary to what I had read on the Internet,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 310,584
Posted By MoAlpha

I've done it many times with old, square taper,...

I've done it many times with old, square taper, BBs, but this is my first modern changeover and I won't miss that lock ring, which was the enemy of all knuckles. I sure as hell hope the tool adapter...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 02:26 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 310,584
Posted By MoAlpha

I ordered a new, 24 mm, threaded, BB so I can...

I ordered a new, 24 mm, threaded, BB so I can move the 6800 crank from the Cervťlo to the Lynskey and rid myself of the FSA monstrosity currently on there. USPS tracking says the goddamn thing has...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,455
Posted By MoAlpha

1. I submit that the only way a base layer can...

1. I submit that the only way a base layer can keep you cooler is by facilitating evaporation.
2. I further submit that only way to do that is
a. to increase the surface area over which evaporation...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 01:45 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 310,584
Posted By MoAlpha

I hate creaky food.

I hate creaky food.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 310,584
Posted By MoAlpha

For us it's just the processed carbs; actually,...

For us it's just the processed carbs; actually, all carbs for Long-Suffering Spouse. I still eat whole grains and a lot of fruit.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 12:04 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 4,455
Posted By MoAlpha

Sweat cools to below skin temp the moment it's...

Sweat cools to below skin temp the moment it's secreted because evaporation, and remains much more efficient at conducting heat from the skin than air or your jersey.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 310,584
Posted By MoAlpha

Will have to try that. It's just not at the...

Will have to try that. It's just not at the cheap store where I prefer to shop.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 310,584
Posted By MoAlpha

Pad Thai is sweet (I love it) and this is sour...

Pad Thai is sweet (I love it) and this is sour and salty, based on Thai beef and basil or whatever they call it—sum phat prik?

We like BB as a non-soy source of plant protein, but it has a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 310,584
Posted By MoAlpha

Would have been the summer of '77. That route...

Would have been the summer of '77. That route wasn't particularly gritty except a few stretches under the FDR drive and Park Slope was always pretty elegant.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 11:17 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 310,584
Posted By MoAlpha

I was thinking chondromalacia, which is probably...

I was thinking chondromalacia, which is probably the most common chronic knee complaint, but that's usually provoked by stepping down.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 11:15 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 310,584
Posted By MoAlpha

Nice! I could use some of those tonight when I...

Nice! I could use some of those tonight when I try to erase the taste of Beyond Beefģ with garlic, basil, lime, and fish sauce. I do have a couple of JalapeŮos to throw in.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 310,584
Posted By MoAlpha

Later, when I was doing age group from 5K to half...

Later, when I was doing age group from 5K to half marathon, 40 was a heavy week for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 10:32 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 310,584
Posted By MoAlpha

It's actually a great run, just not more than...

It's actually a great run, just not more than once a week!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 10:30 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 310,584
Posted By MoAlpha

How is it going down stairs?

How is it going down stairs?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 310,584
Posted By MoAlpha

I know what you mean, but that situation has...

I know what you mean, but that situation has gotten better as more of them have gone to salaried positions. ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 310,584
Posted By MoAlpha

It was insane. In the height of a NY summer, I...

It was insane. In the height of a NY summer, I was running from home in Manhattan, over the Brooklyn Bridge, around Prospect Park, and back. It all felt great for a while... As I implied, I was a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 310,584
Posted By MoAlpha

Words to live by.

Words to live by.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 310,584
Posted By MoAlpha

In my case it was. The better protoplasm on the...

In my case it was. The better protoplasm on the team tolerated it fine.
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