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07-30-21, 11:51 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 3,637
Posted By genejockey

Given that they weren't practicing the scientific...

Given that they weren't practicing the scientific method, I'm not clear why you'd refer to them as 'scientists'.
07-30-21, 11:43 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 3,637
Posted By genejockey

No, no, no, no, no! Science doesn't "change its...

No, no, no, no, no! Science doesn't "change its mind". That's nonsensical. What happens is usually that someone other than the scientists reads conclusions which we have carefully couched in...
07-30-21, 11:26 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 3,637
Posted By genejockey

Which means your conclusions should be limited to...

Which means your conclusions should be limited to yourself. An N of 1 is insufficient for making universal conclusions.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 03:34 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 2,548
Posted By genejockey

Usually my jerseys are only salty after I ride.

Usually my jerseys are only salty after I ride.
07-29-21, 03:30 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 1,586
Posted By genejockey

I must not get 'muscle lockups' because I have no...

I must not get 'muscle lockups' because I have no idea what that would be. I get occasional cramps, but only after my 3-4 1/2 hour Sunday rides, never during the rides. They often hit when I do...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 03:17 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 2,548
Posted By genejockey

Every time I read the title of this thread, I...

Every time I read the title of this thread, I think, "Yes, it's really important to retain your feet!"
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 02:38 PM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 32,873
Posted By genejockey

"I DOn't WanT tHE GOvenMenT TRaCKing mE" - Posted...

"I DOn't WanT tHE GOvenMenT TRaCKing mE" - Posted from my iPhone.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 03:57 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 2,548
Posted By genejockey

Plus, they have coaster brakes.

Plus, they have coaster brakes.
07-28-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 855
Posted By genejockey

I'm 200# and I pump my 25s to 90F/95R. Big...

I'm 200# and I pump my 25s to 90F/95R. Big difference from the old 120 I used to use! Not just more comfort, but less 'hop' on rough patches on curves. And I don't find myself constantly seeking...
07-28-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,234
Posted By genejockey

But what about Floridians, for whom freeway...

But what about Floridians, for whom freeway overpasses are the ONLY climbs? :rolleyes:
07-28-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,081
Posted By genejockey

Craigslist, or Facebook Marketplace, are full of...

Craigslist, or Facebook Marketplace, are full of bikes from Walmart Specials to high end bikes. My personal feeling is that if a bike was really good when it was new 10 year ago, and it's in good...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 08:38 PM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 32,873
Posted By genejockey

I'm cleaning up in these little races on Zwift. ...

I'm cleaning up in these little races on Zwift. Tonight's was a crit, in Crit City. I have been doing the "Anti-Sandbagging" races, figuring that 1) I won't have to compete with people racing in...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 02:39 PM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 32,873
Posted By genejockey

Beach mussels? ...

Beach mussels?

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07-27-21, 10:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,074
Posted By genejockey

Some of us wear a different one every day. A...

Some of us wear a different one every day.

A couple years ago, I was discussing this with my nephew, who said, "Why wear a watch, when I have this thing in my pocket that I can just pull out and...
07-27-21, 10:40 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,074
Posted By genejockey

Ignoring it? I was POINTING IT OUT!

Ignoring it? I was POINTING IT OUT!
07-27-21, 09:45 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,074
Posted By genejockey

The thing is, though, that a $12000 Specialized...

The thing is, though, that a $12000 Specialized Aethos is MUCH, MUCH better at being a bike than a $500 Walmart Special is, whereas a $100,000 Patek is not necessarily better at being a watch than a...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-21, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 32,873
Posted By genejockey

Why watch baseball when there's paint to watch...

Why watch baseball when there's paint to watch drying?
07-27-21, 07:56 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,074
Posted By genejockey

"Everyone gets atrophy"? Is that why there are...

"Everyone gets atrophy"? Is that why there are so many videos with upper body exercises for cyclists.
07-26-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,110
Posted By genejockey

Pretty sure the Campy ones are made in a glass...

Pretty sure the Campy ones are made in a glass factory. :rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-26-21, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 280
Posted By genejockey

Just imagine you'd bought the bike used, from a...

Just imagine you'd bought the bike used, from a stranger, and you know nothing about how it was kept. 15 years is long enough for a lot of lubricant to have dried up and/or gotten gummy.

My...
07-26-21, 12:37 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,411
Posted By genejockey

Lorem ipsum....

Lorem ipsum....
07-26-21, 12:28 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 1,411
Posted By genejockey

Best climbing bike, coming from a hybrid? There...

Best climbing bike, coming from a hybrid? There are a lot of 'Endurance' bikes out there, which will be an easier transition from your hybrid because the saddle-to-bar drop and reach won't be so...
07-26-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 1,234
Posted By genejockey

Yes, one time Garmin had me riding up a climb...

Yes, one time Garmin had me riding up a climb underneath a freeway bridge that 's WAY overhead, then magically CROSSING that bridge before falling back down onto the road beneath.

Luckily, the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-25-21, 04:06 PM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 32,873
Posted By genejockey

I had another "Oh, My God!! I LOVE this bike!!!"...

I had another "Oh, My God!! I LOVE this bike!!!" experiences, this time with the Schwinn Circuit. I felt like I'd been neglecting it, and I'd gone to the trouble of getting a 22t and a 26t cog, to...
07-25-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 474
Posted By genejockey

Absolutely no gravel. I'm a roadie, through and...

Absolutely no gravel. I'm a roadie, through and through. I can't promise perfect surfaces, but if you ride around here, you already know that! ;)
07-25-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,681
Posted By genejockey

Oh, it's not as bad as all that. The vast...

Oh, it's not as bad as all that. The vast majority of cyclists are able to ride safely without getting hit or killed. Almost 39,000 people were killed in car accidents last year. Only 675 cyclists,...
07-24-21, 09:34 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 1,681
Posted By genejockey

True. Also true of many, many other things,...

True. Also true of many, many other things, including driving, walking on the sidewalk, etc. In the early days of the COVID pandemic, a lot of people who were doing everything right still caught it...
07-24-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 3,637
Posted By genejockey

Hmmmm. I eat a bit more than I did while losing...

Hmmmm. I eat a bit more than I did while losing the weight, but not as much as I did before. I'm more mindful of what I'm eating. And some days, I fall off the wagon. But a lot of it is paying...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-24-21, 09:28 AM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 32,873
Posted By genejockey

Maybe you'll reach 100 'Real Feel' for both...

Maybe you'll reach 100 'Real Feel' for both temperature and age.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 07:34 PM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 32,873
Posted By genejockey

Happy Hour followed by unhappy quarter hour.

Happy Hour followed by unhappy quarter hour.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-23-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 32,873
Posted By genejockey

The Paradox of the Bike Of Theseus.

The Paradox of the Bike Of Theseus.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 05:54 PM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 32,873
Posted By genejockey

When you're a teen, and especially when you're...

When you're a teen, and especially when you're high, everything is either much funnier or more profound than when you're older and sober.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 03:45 PM
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 32,873
Posted By genejockey

This is why I stopped reading audiophile...

This is why I stopped reading audiophile magazines in 1988 after I got my system together. That way, madness lies.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 32,873
Posted By genejockey

Magpies are just crows in wifebeaters.

Magpies are just crows in wifebeaters.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 32,873
Posted By genejockey

I hear that Cleveland rocks.

I hear that Cleveland rocks.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 32,873
Posted By genejockey

But I thought wights were dead and don't have...

But I thought wights were dead and don't have heartbeats?

:roflmao2:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-21, 09:42 AM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 32,873
Posted By genejockey

Yes. Yes, I do.

Yes. Yes, I do.
07-21-21, 09:23 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 3,637
Posted By genejockey

Exactly. Once you start counting calories, you...

Exactly. Once you start counting calories, you start discovering just how far off your estimates have been.

The other thing is, if you THINK you're still eating the same amount, but just adding...
07-21-21, 01:15 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,072
Posted By genejockey

Here's my recently acquired 1982 Lotus Classique....

Here's my recently acquired 1982 Lotus Classique. Tange Champion #2 tubing, built by Tsunoda. Shimano 600 Arabesque groupset with a long cage derailleur and 13-32 6-speed cassette.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 05:07 PM
Replies: 3,010
Views: 32,873
Posted By genejockey

I've seen signs that say, OOL Notice...

I've seen signs that say,

OOL
Notice there's no 'P' in our pool. Please keep it that way!

I always wanted to add a sign that says,

L
07-20-21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 3,637
Posted By genejockey

It's really easy in a situation like that to eat...

It's really easy in a situation like that to eat an entire days calories in nothing but cookies and donuts. For me, the most dangerous time is when I'm working on something that requires pausing and...
07-20-21, 04:23 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 3,637
Posted By genejockey

I'll let you in on a secret - it's not about how...

I'll let you in on a secret - it's not about how accurate the calorie counters are. It's about thinking about how many calories are actually in what you eat, and putting that in the context of how...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 12:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 366
Posted By genejockey

Doesn't he need a spacer under the stem so the...

Doesn't he need a spacer under the stem so the top cap is acting on the STEM, not bottoming out on the steerer? Or am I missing something?
07-20-21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 219
Views: 3,637
Posted By genejockey

Exactly. I get so much more out of riding than...

Exactly. I get so much more out of riding than simply fitness. It keeps me sane. Or at least I think I'm sane......
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 646
Posted By genejockey

See, that's why I said it's not necessarily...

See, that's why I said it's not necessarily simple. Yes, testing whether you can sit up without pushing off, or even just lift both hands off the hoods without falling forward, will tell you a lot...
07-20-21, 09:22 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 3,637
Posted By genejockey

Biggest problem for me is what I call 'defensive...

Biggest problem for me is what I call 'defensive eating'. When you're competing with a couple 20-something boys, you sometimes eat seconds you wouldn't otherwise eat just to make sure you actually...
07-20-21, 09:01 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,490
Posted By genejockey

Thanks! I'm here all week!

Thanks! I'm here all week!
07-20-21, 08:59 AM
Replies: 219
Views: 3,637
Posted By genejockey

It's entirely possible, but maybe not without...

It's entirely possible, but maybe not without paying attention to both sides of the Calorie equation. I say this because I lost 30 lbs last year. I was only able to do so by counting Calories...
07-20-21, 08:45 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,490
Posted By genejockey

Oh, then you'll LOVE how my wife occasionally...

Oh, then you'll LOVE how my wife occasionally refers to my kit as my 'bike togs'!

Gear vs gears, eh? "What gear are you in?"
Do you answer, "Pearl Izumi," or "52 x 17."
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