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Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 08:57 AM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

Fumes from wet fuel or exhaust? You haven't...

Fumes from wet fuel or exhaust? You haven't lived until you've changed a racor in the airless bowels of a sailboat, bopping around in the godawful seaway that flooded the thing with tank crud. I'm...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 08:15 AM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

Dirty emissions. No visible smoke, but motoring...

Dirty emissions. No visible smoke, but motoring any distance with 6 or 7 kts of true breeze over the stbd quarter is like slow execution for the occupants of the cockpit.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

I should know, since I pump red diesel into the...

I should know, since I pump red diesel into the boat a few times a year and use road diesel to prime the primary fuel filter whenever I change it. Good to know it's been cleaned up. The boat diesel...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

Oh, right.

Oh, right.
09-27-22, 06:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 334
Posted By MoAlpha

Me too, but less as I age. Yeah, it's...

Me too, but less as I age.



Yeah, it's not the strap, per se. Rather, it's probably some protein component of sweat or skin oil that triggers an immune reaction in susceptible people when it's...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 05:05 AM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

Should be cheaper, shouldn’t it? More sulphur, no...

Should be cheaper, shouldn’t it? More sulphur, no dye?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 05:27 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

My first jersey, circa 1976, was cheap, scratchy,...

My first jersey, circa 1976, was cheap, scratchy, wool and had a front pocket, maybe two, with (a) button(s). Ah, yes, a hex key for sure. If I had folding money, I tucked it up in the leg of my...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

To each his own and see above.

To each his own and see above.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 05:06 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

Well, you’re also from the days when a bag was a...

Well, you’re also from the days when a bag was a tubular in an old sock held on with a toe strap with maybe a dime for a phone call thrown in. I seem to remember us (elites) looking down on anyone...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 02:41 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

And please don't tell me you'd put anything but a...

And please don't tell me you'd put anything but a minimal, sub-saddle, cyclo-scrotum, on a road bike!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, that would be very useful.

Yeah, that would be very useful.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-22, 11:19 AM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

Having been a bike messenger and used a variety...

Having been a bike messenger and used a variety of shoulder bags on bikes in the decades when men wore such things on the street, my advice is get the backpack. Shoulder bags are fine on upright...
09-25-22, 04:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 334
Posted By MoAlpha

Wrist is anatomically problematic because of its...

Wrist is anatomically problematic because of its mobility and bonyness. If you want something accurate and reliable, other than an electrically coupled chest strap, get an optical device such as the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-22, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

Good too, but thicker.

Good too, but thicker.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-25-22, 06:41 AM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

Shim it with a strip cut from of a drink can.

Shim it with a strip cut from of a drink can.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 04:28 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 807
Posted By MoAlpha

I didn’t feel THAT bad! Just leave me the hell...

I didn’t feel THAT bad! Just leave me the hell alone, wouldja?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 04:27 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

Ah, and they had watched some pros or YouTube or...

Ah, and they had watched some pros or YouTube or something.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 807
Posted By MoAlpha

Okay, okay! Yes, I felt sorta bad. Happy now?

Okay, okay! Yes, I felt sorta bad. Happy now?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 03:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 807
Posted By MoAlpha

This time of year, deer are a serious concern...

This time of year, deer are a serious concern around here. I had a very near miss on a very dark path many years ago. Collide with one of those things and you might stay collided for a while.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

I love watching those guys. We live in an old...

I love watching those guys. We live in an old neighborhood with tiny back yards and when something big needs to come down it takes a lot of time, skill, and insurance.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

A little grinding first.

A little grinding first.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 12:29 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 807
Posted By MoAlpha

I’d guess nothing good happened to it.

I’d guess nothing good happened to it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 12:25 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

Allergic issues are unlikely to affect only one...

Allergic issues are unlikely to affect only one eye. datlas would know better, but Iíd assume thatís infectious.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-24-22, 12:21 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 807
Posted By MoAlpha

Ran over one once, with no negative effects for...

Ran over one once, with no negative effects for me.
09-23-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By MoAlpha

Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. More...

Anterior cervical discectomy and fusion. More techno-ish.
09-23-22, 04:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 343
Posted By MoAlpha

No opinion on the utility of fitting in your...

No opinion on the utility of fitting in your case, but I had 3-level cervical disease and got prosthetic discs above and below an ACDF at C5-6 instead of three fusions. I ride the same drop I rode...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

The bums in NYC used that technique BITD too.

The bums in NYC used that technique BITD too.
09-22-22, 03:52 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,125
Posted By MoAlpha

Thing looks like a total pisser, except for the...

Thing looks like a total pisser, except for the price and the weight.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

Back to the dock last night to avoid a monster...

Back to the dock last night to avoid a monster front. First job of the morning was replace dead car battery. Fortunately a dockmate was here and gave me a ride to the battery store.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 05:59 AM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

Obviously.

Obviously.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 04:33 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

No.

No.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

Might take a while. SPD sandals in the meantime?

Might take a while. SPD sandals in the meantime?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-22, 07:04 AM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

Eleven days without shaving. First time in at...

Eleven days without shaving. First time in at about 40 years. Might have to get a recumbent.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 04:32 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

Oh, God, that sucks. Hope it passes soon.

Oh, God, that sucks. Hope it passes soon.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 04:30 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 04:04 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

Oh, no! Sorry to hear. Canít find any mention of...

Oh, no! Sorry to hear. Canít find any mention of it in local media and those tragedies are always a big deal.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

Beta blockers are not first line treatment for...

Beta blockers are not first line treatment for hypertension in anyone. These days, they are most often used for protecting the heart in people with ischemic heart disease and can be absolutely...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-18-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

ĒPlease, Please, PleaseĒ by James Brown.

ĒPlease, Please, PleaseĒ by James Brown.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-22, 04:44 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

Yes, to a somewhat strenuous and expensive place,...

Yes, to a somewhat strenuous and expensive place, where a drink at the end of the day is like the gift of life itself!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-22, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 07:23 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

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https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/549ff3de_985d_42d0_a8b1_94f833737f43_1d437c77a5d322154273fb2ab3464a9fe0c03cbf.jpeg...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-14-22, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

Sounds like the same thing to me, but Iím no...

Sounds like the same thing to me, but Iím no expert.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-22, 07:33 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, I remember that now too. Typical pain is...

Yeah, I remember that now too. Typical pain is going down stairs.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

Most one-sided, front-of-knee issues in runners...

Most one-sided, front-of-knee issues in runners and cyclists are patella tracking problems caused by a strength imbalance between the medial and lateral knee extensors. That responds to rest, NSAIs,...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-12-22, 05:54 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

Front, back, or side of knee?

Front, back, or side of knee?
09-12-22, 03:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,565
Posted By MoAlpha

I live very near that location and ride and drive...

I live very near that location and ride and drive there when I can't avoid it. There is heavy motor traffic and a fair number of cyclists because of an access point to a very popular MUP nearby. It...
09-11-22, 02:09 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 1,844
Posted By MoAlpha

I was referring to an increased risk of non-COVID...

I was referring to an increased risk of non-COVID events after recovery from acute disease. These are large, population-based, studies, some retrospective, which did not obtain viral sequences. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-22, 09:17 AM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

After getting unpleasantly ill for the fourth...

After getting unpleasantly ill for the fourth time after the last booster, I am going to switch too. It’s not like they’re giving out loyalty points.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-22, 09:11 AM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

How are you feeling post booster?

How are you feeling post booster?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-22, 04:47 PM
Replies: 6,717
Views: 83,984
Posted By MoAlpha

Well, tomorrow we start our annual 2-week...

Well, tomorrow we start our annual 2-week September cruise, but there’s no wind on Sat, it rains all day Sun, and it thunderstorms all day Mon. :( We may stay home, get exercise, watch the Vuelta,...
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