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12-07-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,061
Posted By terrymorse

There's one thing you can say for sure: there is...

There's one thing you can say for sure: there is no evidence that exercise—at any level of exertion or volume—causes cardiovascular disease (plugged coronary arteries). If this poor exercise-addicted...
12-07-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,061
Posted By terrymorse

That's an awful lot of acronyms! Here's a cheat...

That's an awful lot of acronyms! Here's a cheat sheet:

CRF - cardiorespiratory fitness
MET - metabolic equivalent of task (one MET is the energy used while sitting quietly). A measure of...
12-07-22, 01:31 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,061
Posted By terrymorse

Reputable scientific journal - LOL. Here's a...

Reputable scientific journal - LOL.

Here's a review article from Nature Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology:
________________________________________5G mobile networks and...
12-07-22, 12:05 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,061
Posted By terrymorse

Seriously? ...

Seriously?


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12-07-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,577
Posted By terrymorse

Well, I've seen 32ºF when riding on Calaveras...

Well, I've seen 32ºF when riding on Calaveras Road. Mt. Hamilton is down into the 30s much of the Winter.

The Mirkin article said people with heart problems should avoid temperatures below 50ºF.
12-06-22, 06:17 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,577
Posted By terrymorse

Good grief. Didn’t “do that”. Didn’t cherry pick...

Good grief. Didn’t “do that”. Didn’t cherry pick an article to support that imagined opinion, either.

Consider the title of this thread:

excuse - a reason or explanation put forward to defend...
12-06-22, 06:05 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,577
Posted By terrymorse

Thank you for your hyperbole.

Thank you for your hyperbole.
12-06-22, 02:59 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,577
Posted By terrymorse

My point is that we should listen to doctors when...

My point is that we should listen to doctors when they tell us stuff that is backed up by science.
12-06-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,577
Posted By terrymorse

Yeah, heart attack cases definitely increase in...

Yeah, heart attack cases definitely increase in cold weather.



Personal anecdote: My great-grandfather dropped dead while chopping wood in cold weather. My great-great-grandfather dropped dead...
12-06-22, 12:08 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,759
Posted By terrymorse

Yes, the Sock Guy sock has a seam at the toe. But...

Yes, the Sock Guy sock has a seam at the toe. But it has a very low profile. I've never felt it.

The sock toe, turned inside out:

...
12-05-22, 06:30 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,577
Posted By terrymorse

It appears that some here did not read the...

It appears that some here did not read the article. Specifically, the Tips for Outdoor Exercise in Cold Weather:



And the My Recommendations section:



Seems to be pretty sensible,...
12-05-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,577
Posted By terrymorse

One more excuse to skip riding when it's cold

So it's cold out, do you take an outdoor ride or stay indoors?

Well, if you're looking for excuses to stay cozy and warm indoors, cold weather reportedly can:

cause heart attacks
damage your...
12-04-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,061
Posted By terrymorse

In other words, some people ride faster or slower...

In other words, some people ride faster or slower than average.

Thanks for the personal anecdote.
12-04-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 1,759
Posted By terrymorse

I have been wearing the Sock Guy wool socks for...

I have been wearing the Sock Guy wool socks for many years. They also made my custom wool socks when I had a bike touring company.

wool
ankle height
thin
no seam at toe area [Edit: there is...
12-04-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 3,061
Posted By terrymorse

No, not obvious. Figuring that 2000 km in a...

No, not obvious.

Figuring that 2000 km in a month would require about 14-18 hours per week, that amount of riding is fairly common.

I put in more hours than that in season, and I'm am still...
12-02-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 13,167
Posted By terrymorse

Don't ride on the first rainy day of the season. ...

Don't ride on the first rainy day of the season.

The roads are slick AF
The motorists are especially freaky
12-02-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 758
Posted By terrymorse

Just the 6" black Woolie Boolies.

Just the 6" black Woolie Boolies.
12-02-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,703
Posted By terrymorse

Thanks. Other than a lingering sore throat, and...

Thanks. Other than a lingering sore throat, and getting tired more quickly than usual, I seem to be doing okay.

I got all the boosters, including the new-and-improved one.

Sure hope that the...
12-01-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 466
Posted By terrymorse

I've been doing glute bridges, first a set of...

I've been doing glute bridges, first a set of two-legged, then a set of one-legged (each side).

It works both the glutes and the hamstrings.

...
12-01-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,703
Posted By terrymorse

New member of the COVID Club here. Not...

New member of the COVID Club here.

Not feeling too bad now, some lingering fatigue and a sore throat. No fever for four days, feeling ready to start riding again.

I have been doing some light...
12-01-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 758
Posted By terrymorse

Woolie Boolie...

Woolie Boolie (https://defeet.com/collections/woolie-boolie) socks and shoe covers.

I wear Woolie Boolie socks around the house, too. Both warm and comfy.
09-29-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,492
Posted By terrymorse

Does the wind blow where you ride?

Does the wind blow where you ride?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By terrymorse

Place to mount a combination cadence-speed...

Place to mount a combination cadence-speed sensor...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,579
Posted By terrymorse

Just looking at the position of those levers...

Just looking at the position of those levers gives me a pain.
09-28-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4,710
Views: 727,811
Posted By terrymorse

I had planned to head down to Reds Meadow, but I...

I had planned to head down to Reds Meadow, but I was wiped by the time I got to the summit. The altitude on day 1 hit me pretty hard.

There are some colors starting to show in the scrub on Mary...
09-28-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,590
Posted By terrymorse

Folks, this is an old thread.

Folks, this is an old thread.
09-28-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,492
Posted By terrymorse

The route can have a big influence on average...

The route can have a big influence on average speed.

Are there traffic lights? Is it windy? Is the road smooth or rough? And most significantly: How much vertical gain/loss on the route?

My...
09-28-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,021
Posted By terrymorse

And altitude raises it, apparently. I’m at 8100...

And altitude raises it, apparently. I’m at 8100 feet since yesterday, and my RHR is up about 7 beats. But down 2 beats from yesterday, is that acclimation? I hope so, my power is down and perceived...
09-27-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4,710
Views: 727,811
Posted By terrymorse

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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The Minarets, from above Mammoth Lakes
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,579
Posted By terrymorse

So to recap: unable to find a comfortable...

So to recap:

unable to find a comfortable saddle
"palms" go numb


Information that's important but missing:

how long this bike has been owned
is the OP riding regularly, and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,988
Posted By terrymorse

Still looks to me like it was damaged, not...

Still looks to me like it was damaged, not cracked from use.

It doesn't take much force to crush those pencil-thin seat stays.

The OP got a sweet deal from Specialized.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 96,965
Posted By terrymorse

No highway taxes on off-road fuel.

No highway taxes on off-road fuel.
09-26-22, 09:28 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,770
Posted By terrymorse

Because that’s where there’s room to pass, and...

Because that’s where there’s room to pass, and there is not enough room on the left. Sometimes.
09-26-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,113
Posted By terrymorse

Yes, that’s a Silca seat roll. I used a Lezyne...

Yes, that’s a Silca seat roll. I used a Lezyne for a while, but it was hard to get on and off.
09-26-22, 06:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,802
Posted By terrymorse

Hey, thanks! I'm about to leave in a few minutes,...

Hey, thanks! I'm about to leave in a few minutes, staying in Mammoth for a few days, then it's on to the Huntsman Games.

I'm not even close to the fitness needed to win (national and world class...
09-26-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,770
Posted By terrymorse

I am in California, where you can pass on the...

I am in California, where you can pass on the right or the left, as long as there is room and it is safe to do so.
09-25-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,442
Posted By terrymorse

You won’t find a decent HR-only watch. Get...

You won’t find a decent HR-only watch.

Get an older model Apple Watch. Or the current SE model. They are not just for nerds.
09-25-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,113
Posted By terrymorse

I solved the “no room under the seat bag” problem...

I solved the “no room under the seat bag” problem by replacing the seat bag with a seat roll.

Lots of room now.

...
09-24-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By terrymorse

That sounds very familiar. My 'recovery' ride is...

That sounds very familiar. My 'recovery' ride is also mostly flat and lasts 1.5-2 hours (with a mid-ride coffee stop), but I don't stay in zone 1 as is commonly recommended. I'll spend most of the...
09-24-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,417
Posted By terrymorse

I mean you exit the bike lane just before the...

I mean you exit the bike lane just before the intersection and merge into vehicle lane. Then you ride in the center of the vehicle lane, so no idiot driver tries to squeeze past you from behind.
...
09-24-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,417
Posted By terrymorse

This is why you take the lane at intersections....

This is why you take the lane at intersections. To be seen.
09-23-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,235
Posted By terrymorse

Well, I'm in week 13 of my old guy gets off the...

Well, I'm in week 13 of my old guy gets off the couch, picks up a bike and tries to get fit enough to try Huntsman Senior World Games adventure.

So far, the aging body hasn't broken. It looks like...
09-23-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 495
Posted By terrymorse

Riding After a Rest Day

What is the ride after a rest day supposed to feel like?

For me, it's very consistent. I feel like garbage. Legs feel heavy, and my heart rate spikes up well over where it should be, given the...
09-23-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,409
Posted By terrymorse

High of 85º today, 88º tomorrow. Knickers,...

High of 85º today, 88º tomorrow.

Knickers, knee warmers, arm warmers, gilets are staying in their drawer indefinitely.

This is the hottest time of the year in the SF Bay Area.
09-23-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,023
Posted By terrymorse

That's not a bug, that's a feature. If your...

That's not a bug, that's a feature.

If your "boys" tend to hang low, it's a very important feature.
09-23-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,615
Posted By terrymorse

For the rest of us, aero gloves are just gloves. ...

For the rest of us, aero gloves are just gloves.

I do like a minimal glove, though. If an aero glove had a thumb wipe, and it was reasonably priced, I might give it a try.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 96,965
Posted By terrymorse

Junk mail advertising inserts work just as well. ...

Junk mail advertising inserts work just as well.

At the top of Mt. Hamilton is a little post office. People pick up their mail there and toss the inserts in the trash bin. Inserts are just the...
09-22-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,615
Posted By terrymorse

If you're doing a time trial, maybe not a waste....

If you're doing a time trial, maybe not a waste. They cost about as much as regular gloves, and they can reduce drag when in a time trial position. Especially if you have hairy hands.
09-22-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 498
Posted By terrymorse

There is also this TyreKey...

There is also this TyreKey (https://www.amazon.com/TyreKey-No-pinch-tyre-lever-tool/dp/B08YNCWXSK).
09-22-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 873
Posted By terrymorse

The Tarmac. It’s a superior bike in every respect.

The Tarmac. It’s a superior bike in every respect.
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