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08-18-22, 05:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 746
Posted By MoAlpha

Oh, stop. Have you observed the number of World...

Oh, stop. Have you observed the number of World Tour cyclists, to name one group, who have had symptomatic infections and come back to place highly or in or win races?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

We had OEM AC installed in 1989 when we moved to...

We had OEM AC installed in 1989 when we moved to MD and drove it until daughter arrived in 1991, when traded it in on a Taurus wagon. :( It was starting to burn some oil, but what a great little car!...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-22, 03:46 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

What a dad! Iím sure itís a lot more refined...

What a dad! Iím sure itís a lot more refined than the Ď86
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

Good part is we bought a new ‘86 GTI the same...

Good part is we bought a new ‘86 GTI the same day. She had fun with that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

I bought my first car new when I was in grad...

I bought my first car new when I was in grad school. 1981 Civic. LSS turtled it on Storrow Dr. in Boston by skidding sideways into a Jersey barrier on the big curve by the Mass General. We hung...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-22, 12:01 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

They were great. I still have one from about...

They were great. I still have one from about 1998 and it worked last time I fired it up. I think they bought too many companies and ran them to lean.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

Lucky kiddos!

Lucky kiddos!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

Yes. Pretty cool too. I have a pic somewhere.

Yes. Pretty cool too. I have a pic somewhere.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-22, 11:03 AM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

Oh, and Mojo31 it has become clear that Garmin...

Oh, and Mojo31 it has become clear that Garmin has no intention of fixing the issue with their wind transducers, which Google shows has been ongoing since at least 2018. We are going to go with...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-22, 10:52 AM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

I remember those days. Mom's old Accord with the...

I remember those days. Mom's old Accord with the V6, moonroof, and leather, wasn't that sexy, but once it had daughter's full-length MC Escher-style butterfly decals on it and her tunes plugged in,...
08-18-22, 10:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 285
Posted By MoAlpha

You're treating yourself to a trace amount of...

You're treating yourself to a trace amount of potassium and a bit of sugar, not much advantage there over plain water.

As stated above, the only electrolyte potentially requiring replacement in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-22, 10:12 AM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

Hope that'll take the edge off a bit.

Hope that'll take the edge off a bit.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,411
Posted By MoAlpha

How's this? There is so much we don't understand.

How's this? There is so much we don't understand.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,411
Posted By MoAlpha

Am I the only one who finds lack of flexibility a...

Am I the only one who finds lack of flexibility a problematic explanation for pain which comes on only after 90 min (!) of successfully holding a difficult position? I mean, we are given very few...
08-17-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,333
Posted By MoAlpha

Recent meta-analysis...

Recent meta-analysis (https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnut.2022.914866/full) of a few crummy little trials in older individuals seems to show a signal and there is a valid mechanistic...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-22, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

Me too.

Me too.
08-17-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 285
Posted By MoAlpha

Unless you're depleted to begin with, you cannot...

Unless you're depleted to begin with, you cannot "load" electrolytes. The kidney is "designed" specifically to prevent that working.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 02:47 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

Walter Reed commissary had halloween candy out...

Walter Reed commissary had halloween candy out two weeks ago. I hear shortages are expected.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 02:46 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

The Korean ladies who run the tailoring...

The Korean ladies who run the tailoring operations at the cleaning shops around here are highly skilled and can fix anything for a substantial price. Most recent thing I had done was darning up all...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-16-22, 02:40 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

That ****'s been happening to me for 50 years!

That ****'s been happening to me for 50 years!
08-16-22, 12:42 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 285
Posted By MoAlpha

Agree with the above. That sounds like heat and...

Agree with the above. That sounds like heat and dehydration. Sodium is usually depleted in those situations and salt helps, but it's a secondary issue except in extreme cases. Other electrolytes are...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 01:48 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

I don’t really remember, but my feeling is I got...

I don’t really remember, but my feeling is I got that from a R. Crumb comic WBITD.

I guess “wend” is the proper present tense.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 01:44 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

All the dickheads come back from the beach.

All the dickheads come back from the beach.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-15-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

Glad youíre okay! I nearly got taken out by a...

Glad youíre okay! I nearly got taken out by a close pass on Sunday. Rider behind me thought I was a wenter. Remember, itís only going to get worse after Labor Day.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-22, 02:10 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

All the best to her!

All the best to her!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

Thereís a conduit, but itís tight, especially...

Thereís a conduit, but itís tight, especially after I upgraded the coax for the VHF.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-22, 12:40 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

We renewed our Peacock subscription for the TdF...

We renewed our Peacock subscription for the TdF and have been working our way through the earlier races from this season. LSS has an amazing ability to spot riders peeing, even in helo shots. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-22, 12:34 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

I have a Garmin watch and itís been fine, but...

I have a Garmin watch and itís been fine, but itís never been dunked in a caustic solution. Very good to know, since I might easily have jumped into a pool with it already. Is it okay in salt...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-22, 07:34 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

Boat stuff. We did a hemorrhagically expensive...

Boat stuff. We did a hemorrhagically expensive instrument replacement last month and went with Garmin on the recommendation of our electrician. Nice stuff, but weíve gone through three masthead wind...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-22, 07:21 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

I am the only doc in my regular group, and near...

I am the only doc in my regular group, and near the bottom of the income scale even if you count the retirees.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-22, 07:08 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

I’m a generally peaceful man, but I’m ready to...

I’m a generally peaceful man, but I’m ready to pop Garmin one.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 256
Posted By MoAlpha

The tabs are critical.

The tabs are critical.
08-11-22, 01:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 416
Posted By MoAlpha

I've had that happen. Nothing goes together...

I've had that happen. Nothing goes together exactly the same way twice in this universe.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-11-22, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

Ugh. Sorry. That must feel completely terrible....

Ugh. Sorry. That must feel completely terrible. You don't have to tell your people they're out, do you?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

In the kitchen? Kinky.

In the kitchen? Kinky.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 774
Posted By MoAlpha

Agree. Deadlifts strengthen the glutes,...

Agree.

Deadlifts strengthen the glutes, which support the back muscles and are notoriously weak in cyclists. They also teach hinging at the hip which protects the back and allows a rider to get...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-22, 10:09 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 774
Posted By MoAlpha

There are some plausible fit suggestions above,...

There are some plausible fit suggestions above, some of which might help. However, riding for long periods in a TT position is not an easy or natural thing and considerable conditioning is necessary...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

Hard to say. Hard to sayÖ

Hard to say. Hard to sayÖ
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

ďJury rigĒ is an old nautical term. Some say from...

ďJury rigĒ is an old nautical term. Some say from Middle English, according to Google.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

Not worth it for a sheet for a poly Genoa....

Not worth it for a sheet for a poly Genoa. Ceramic knife for aramid ropegoods.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 04:52 AM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

An old poly Genoa sheet. Replacements are already...

An old poly Genoa sheet. Replacements are already in the works.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CyeFUc5gzuQ
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,056
Posted By MoAlpha

I wish they made marine systems.

I wish they made marine systems.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

First for me today: I ****ed something up so bad...

First for me today: I ****ed something up so bad on the boat, I had to cut a line with a ******g knife! Of course, I had a riding buddy out with me and was hoping to impress him with my skills.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

I like riding with people I like.

I like riding with people I like.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

Yes and could be. The app is Spok Mobile.

Yes and could be. The app is Spok Mobile.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,443
Posted By MoAlpha

Burble, exactly!

Burble, exactly!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

I have a paging app from my employer on my phone,...

I have a paging app from my employer on my phone, which is accessed from the hospital page system, has a deafening beep and, I think, canít be silenced.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 1,443
Posted By MoAlpha

I have been using generic pads (Galfer, Koolstop,...

I have been using generic pads (Galfer, Koolstop, other) on two heavily used bikes for a couple of years now and the only difference from Shimano that I notice is how they sound. I don’t live in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

S.J. Perelman used to refer to sinister movie and...

S.J. Perelman used to refer to sinister movie and pulp fiction Asians as ďcelestials.Ē Cracked me up.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4,019
Views: 49,393
Posted By MoAlpha

Does anyone not like them?

Does anyone not like them?
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