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datlas 04-19-20 05:14 PM


Originally Posted by Trsnrtr (Post 21427749)
A Scottish acquaintance posted today that he put shorts on today for the first time since the lockdown and somebody must have shrunk them. :)

Did he ever try riding in a kilt?

seedsbelize 04-19-20 05:19 PM


Originally Posted by Heathpack (Post 21427683)
Wow I find that hard to believe. It seemed like noweheretown when we stopped by to look at the art.

Xcaret, a large and impressive ecopark on the riviera, bought some land and is connecting two or more cenotes by an underground river. Northeast of town. Thankfully not on this side. Buses roll in from Cancun. Once in Valladolid, Chichen is only a skip away. I picked a friend up at Cancun sirport, a couple months ago. We planned to stop there and bicycle the next morning. The downtown area was so full of white folks, I freaked out, and we stayed out on the edge of town. In the morning we rode out to a cenote I know and were the only ones there, for well over an hour. Always a treat to find an unknown one. Too cold toswim on that particular morning.

Heathpack 04-19-20 05:20 PM


Originally Posted by big john (Post 21427764)
We'll get a cinnamon roll at the village.

more carbs

but worth it

LAJ 04-19-20 05:36 PM

I rode enough to eat a whole pizza today, but that's not what I'm having for dinner.

WhyFi 04-19-20 05:45 PM


Originally Posted by LAJ (Post 21427823)
I rode enough to eat a whole pizza today, but that's not what I'm having for dinner.

Two whole pizzas?

MoAlpha 04-19-20 05:45 PM


Originally Posted by datlas (Post 21427671)
We are making homemade pizza for dinner. No wood fired oven, sad!

But we do have a TT/Tri bike pizza cutter:


https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikefor...8821e2dac.jpeg

I have a Park Tool pizza cutter somewhere, but we gave up pizza years ago. Sad!

big john 04-19-20 05:59 PM


Originally Posted by datlas (Post 21427778)
Ouch. But itís on my bucket list so must try some day.

That comes after you have 5000 feet in your legs. I usually skip the last climb and am happy to turn around at the village.

I had my 60th birthday ride up there. A friend drove up the day before with a cake and they kept it at the lodge. I had no idea until after we finished lunch and they brought out the cake which had a picture of me on it wearing one of my fredly jerseys. That will be 6 years ago in about a week.

MoAlpha 04-19-20 06:02 PM


Originally Posted by seedsbelize (Post 21427663)
Thanks for asking. As long as I do absolutely nothing more than hang in the hammock, getting up only to pee or get something to eat, it does well. Even trying to open a zip-loc bag is painful. The doc was not exagerating when he gave me those instructions. He also told me that re-attaching fingers is one of their most common surgeries. Mine was the second that day. And the man who occupied my bed, ahead of me, had the same injury. The nurses were very familiar with it.
Valladolid, unfortunately, has gone to mega tourism. It's really sad to see. Such a nice town.

I don’t want to imagine how that mofo throbs. Sounds like you were in experienced hands.

Trsnrtr 04-19-20 06:09 PM


Originally Posted by datlas (Post 21427783)
Did he ever try riding in a kilt?

Iím not asking for fear he might send me pics.

Bah Humbug 04-19-20 06:19 PM


Originally Posted by seedsbelize (Post 21427663)
Thanks for asking. As long as I do absolutely nothing more than hang in the hammock, getting up only to pee or get something to eat, it does well. Even trying to open a zip-loc bag is painful. The doc was not exagerating when he gave me those instructions. He also told me that re-attaching fingers is one of their most common surgeries. Mine was the second that day. And the man who occupied my bed, ahead of me, had the same injury. The nurses were very familiar with it.
Valladolid, unfortunately, has gone to mega tourism. It's really sad to see. Such a nice town.

It's funny (though of course not ha-ha funny) to think of "just have to sew another finger back on and we can break for lunch". It would be interesting to see their stats on what causes all the severings.

Glad to hear you're healing up though.

LAJ 04-19-20 06:21 PM


Originally Posted by WhyFi (Post 21427842)
Two whole pizzas?

Salad and a nice plate o spaghetti. 200+ tss ride on two water bottles and a pbj. I did have a slice of apple bread, pre ride. With these 6 day ride weeks, I'm slowly approaching within 10 pounds of datlas weight. What a shame the season is in the ****ter.

Velo Vol 04-19-20 06:30 PM


Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets (Post 21427615)
Because they were there.

I saw a guy water skiing (in wet suit) this afternoon. wut It's still unofficially winter.

Originally Posted by seedsbelize (Post 21427678)
Up to the tower?

I'm not in shape for the foothills. Sad.

Originally Posted by rjones28 (Post 21427694)
Must be pizza night in Addiction.

Nope.

Originally Posted by LAJ (Post 21427823)
I rode enough to eat a whole pizza today, but that's not what I'm having for dinner.

You ride too much.

LesterOfPuppets 04-19-20 06:52 PM


Originally Posted by seedsbelize (Post 21427793)
Xcaret, a large and impressive ecopark on the riviera, bought some land and is connecting two or more cenotes by an underground river. Northeast of town. Thankfully not on this side. Buses roll in from Cancun. Once in Valladolid, Chichen is only a skip away. I picked a friend up at Cancun sirport, a couple months ago. We planned to stop there and bicycle the next morning. The downtown area was so full of white folks, I freaked out, and we stayed out on the edge of town. In the morning we rode out to a cenote I know and were the only ones there, for well over an hour. Always a treat to find an unknown one. Too cold toswim on that particular morning.

I just ordered a 4-pack of Cenotes. Should keep me hydrated for a while...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikefor...5bf6be1f01.jpg

Bah Humbug 04-19-20 06:53 PM


Originally Posted by LAJ (Post 21427906)
Salad and a nice plate o spaghetti. 200+ tss ride on two water bottles and a pbj. I did have a slice of apple bread, pre ride. With these 6 day ride weeks, I'm slowly approaching within 10 pounds of datlas weight. What a shame the season is in the ****ter.

Today was the 11th riding day in a row for me and I'm nowhere near datlas weight.

LesterOfPuppets 04-19-20 06:55 PM


Originally Posted by Bah Humbug (Post 21427975)
Today was the 11th riding day in a row for me and I'm nowhere near datlas weight.

Now that my foot's healed up pretty good, I'll be ramping up mileage-wise, but probably not losing much weight-wide.

Bah Humbug 04-19-20 07:01 PM


Originally Posted by LesterOfPuppets (Post 21427980)
Now that my foot's healed up pretty good, I'll be ramping up mileage-wise, but probably not losing much weight-wide.

Intentional, or not?

Velo Vol 04-19-20 07:02 PM

wuts the official datlas weight? In pounds. Stones.

LesterOfPuppets 04-19-20 07:04 PM


Originally Posted by Velo Vol (Post 21427994)
wuts the official datlas weight? In pounds. Stones.

I seem to remember 145. I was within reach of that about 10 years ago, but no way I'll get below 155 again, I don't think.

LAJ 04-19-20 07:07 PM


Originally Posted by Velo Vol (Post 21427994)
wuts the official datlas weight? In pounds. Stones.

A bit under one-fitty, if I remember right. I'll never get there, but I'm happy with where I am.

Velo Vol 04-19-20 07:13 PM

At my last weigh-in, a month ago, I was 149 pounds, 10.6429 stone.

MoAlpha 04-19-20 07:15 PM


Originally Posted by LAJ (Post 21427906)
Salad and a nice plate o spaghetti. 200+ tss ride on two water bottles and a pbj. I did have a slice of apple bread, pre ride. With these 6 day ride weeks, I'm slowly approaching within 10 pounds of datlas weight. What a shame the season is in the ****ter.

Yup. It has been a challenge to eat enough and I’m not even riding that much. I am down to 140 or less, but fortunately I’m a few inches shorter than datlas . It would still suck to get seriously ill at this weight.

Velo Vol 04-19-20 07:28 PM


Originally Posted by MoAlpha (Post 21428022)
Yup. It has been a challenge to eat enough and Iím not even riding that much.

wut

MoAlpha 04-19-20 07:39 PM


Originally Posted by Velo Vol (Post 21428043)
wut

Compared to serious cyclists, that is.

And fake miles don’t count.

Velo Vol 04-19-20 07:47 PM


Originally Posted by MoAlpha (Post 21428054)
Compared to serious cyclists, that is.

And fake miles donít count.

Extremely outlier sample size. Like three or four standard derivations.

LAJ 04-19-20 07:55 PM

This is Addiction. There are no derivations.


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