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Old 08-07-20, 07:14 AM
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Originally Posted by abshipp View Post
No Strava. Are you saying our date didn't count? Has this all been a lie?
That seems like a lot of walking for a first date. Unless the date was itself a walk.
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That is similar to the Fit we are getting today. Same color, 4 tires. Yeah, pretty much the same car.
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
That seems like a lot of walking for a first date. Unless the date was itself a walk.
I think in total it was around 5 miles of walking.

It started out just as a walk along the river. Then we got dinner. Then we went to see a concert at a dive bar. Then we adopted a cat.
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Originally Posted by abshipp View Post
It started out just as a walk along the river.
Should have Strava'ed and tagged.
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Weird. I'm certainly familiar with getting my pump on, from days when I was lifting as a yute, but I'm trying to think of weight bumps after hard days on the bike. I know that I've come across a few head-scratchers where my weight went in the opposite direction than I'd thought it would, but I never keyed in on a pattern. LSDs almost always result in a dip in weight for me, but now I'm wondering if more punchy rides are the ones that see a bump. Maybe I'll have a look over the numbers.
You’ll never see it if it’s being offset by dehydration and glycogen depletion. Also, there are big genetic differences in the response of muscles to overuse. There are constant stories of people getting on spin bikes and developing compartment syndromes with nerve damage and rhabdomyolysis. Happened to a student of mine, who narrowly avoided emergency surgery. Those folks are just at one end of a spectrum.
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That is similar to the Fit we are getting today. Same color, 4 tires. Yeah, pretty much the same car.
Sponsored by the Space Force?
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Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post
Finally getting flying cars?
They have enough down force that they could race on the ceiling. Close, I guess.
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rhabdomyolysis
My friend, Dr Google Search, says this is not very pleasant.
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My friend, Dr Google Search, says this is not very pleasant.
No. Very bad thing. Muscle breakdown product kills the kidneys.
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My friend, Dr Google Search, says this is not very pleasant.
Indeed. You can't tell if you're doing damage, or eating beets.... If I drink beet supplement, then do an e-ride, which may consist of eating some black cherry Bloks, some Fruit Punch Roctane and Tailwind, I swear I'm flushing a crime scene from Forensic Files when I get home.
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Does that say Semper Surf? Good motto, bro.


Now I have to Google the actual space force motto.


I wonder if I'll ever be able to read or say Space Force without laughing inside...
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Semper Supra. Hmmm, seems like they should be sponsoring a Toyota.
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Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets View Post
Does that say Semper Surf? Good motto, bro.


Now I have to Google the actual space force motto.
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Sponsored by the Space Force?
I could probably put a Starfleet insignia on it.

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Indeed. You can't tell if you're doing damage, or eating beets.... If I drink beet supplement, then do an e-ride, which may consist of eating some black cherry Bloks, some Fruit Punch Roctane and Tailwind, I swear I'm flushing a crime scene from Forensic Files when I get home.


I've peed hyper-yellow/green from supplements, but never anything towards that end of the spectrum.

Side note: I've always thought that some finding some veggies that could safely, reliably and vividly change pee color would be one way to provide an incentive for kids to branch out with their eating habits. Too bad Mother Nature isn't on the same page.
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Indeed. You can't tell if you're doing damage, or eating beets.... If I drink beet supplement, then do an e-ride, which may consist of eating some black cherry Bloks, some Fruit Punch Roctane and Tailwind, I swear I'm flushing a crime scene from Forensic Files when I get home.
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Ohhhh - LAJ's not talkin' pee, eh?
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Indeed. You can't tell if you're doing damage, or eating beets.... If I drink beet supplement, then do an e-ride, which may consist of eating some black cherry Bloks, some Fruit Punch Roctane and Tailwind, I swear I'm flushing a crime scene from Forensic Files when I get home.
Visibly pink pee, if it's not due to something you ate, generally means a structural issue somewhere in the plumbing, and does not necessarily imply kidney damage. Most kidney injuries are silent.
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Ohhhh - LAJ's not talkin' pee, eh?
I am... I have no idea what this Portlandia thing is.
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Alright, I'm confused. Can someone just give me a menu so that I can pee out a Roy G Biv over the course of a week? kthnks.
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Visibly pink pee, if it's not due to something you ate, generally means a structural issue somewhere in the plumbing, and does not necessarily imply kidney damage. Most kidney injuries are silent.
Yeah, except for coca cola colored urine from a kidney stone. That was entertaining. Thank god for the internet.
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Alright, I'm confused. Can someone just give me a menu so that I can pee out a Roy G Biv over the course of a week? kthnks.
Here's a good start.


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Here's a good start.
You lika da beets, eh? Are these supplements that you take daily or are they just boosts for events or specific training rides...?
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"Performance Chews"

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I do not believe I have ever eaten a beet, or a beet-derived substance.
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