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Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-23, 06:57 AM
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Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

Family story. My elderly parents once drove into...

Family story. My elderly parents once drove into Canada.

Canada Customs Agent walks up to the driver's window, my silver-haired dad lowers the window, smiling impishly.

Agent: Anything to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-03-23, 06:37 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

You do wear noise cancelling headphones, yes? ...

You do wear noise cancelling headphones, yes?

I don't venture into the yard or garage without them. Some noises are painful to me.

My life saver: Sony WH-1000XM3 Wireless Noise Cancelling...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-25-23, 10:12 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

Remember to bring a light sweater. Karl the Fog...

Remember to bring a light sweater. Karl the Fog is in residence.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-23, 10:27 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

We mech-e's are a quirky bunch, and minimalism is...

We mech-e's are a quirky bunch, and minimalism is appealing. A teardop is about the smallest and lightest thing that will carry around a comfy queen-ish bed. Mrs. terrymorse and I are beyond the age...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-23, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

Recent project is cutting into my ride time:...

Recent project is cutting into my ride time: restoring our water-damaged teardrop trailer. We're hoping to use it on those road trips to interesting cycling spots in the mountains:

...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-23, 09:38 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

Mechanical, with an MS specialization in Thermal...

Mechanical, with an MS specialization in Thermal Sciences (heat transfer, fluid mechanics).
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-23, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

The kind that ought not bring in outside drama to...

The kind that ought not bring in outside drama to Addiction (lesson learned).



Fair.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-23, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

Thanks, message received.

Thanks, message received.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-23, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

Their lowest gears are lower than my lowest gear....

Their lowest gears are lower than my lowest gear.

Huh.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-14-23, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

FYI, those fitness Strava graphs show neither...

FYI, those fitness Strava graphs show neither power nor fitness. They show "training stress" accumulation over time. What's training stress? Essentially power times duration.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-23, 04:37 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

Like a frightened turtle?

Like a frightened turtle?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-23, 10:46 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

I wonder how Usain Bolt would have done on the...

I wonder how Usain Bolt would have done on the velodrome or BMX.

His peak power was reported to be about 2600 Watts, or about 27.7 W/kg.

Compare that to elite track sprinters and BMX racers:...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-10-23, 12:41 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

H*ck, two bike lengths is not drafting. It's a...

H*ck, two bike lengths is not drafting. It's a "respectful distance".

No shame warranted.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-23, 05:14 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

I don't know what E46 is. It was the first year...

I don't know what E46 is. It was the first year they came out with the new M3, maybe 1997?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-09-23, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

Yes. I bought a red NSX in 1992. It was a lot of...

Yes. I bought a red NSX in 1992. It was a lot of fun to drive.

After 5 years, I replaced it with an M3. Which soon became my wife's every day car, that she let me drive occasionally.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-23, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

I sense a pattern: ...

I sense a pattern:


https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1125x781/img_e2840_0a9d1176cb613b549703a9d7fc2384e117b6c854.jpg
Weather and illness and injury, oh my!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-23, 09:44 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

Think of it as an unscheduled rest period in your...

Think of it as an unscheduled rest period in your training plan.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-23, 06:34 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

Yeah, almost no riding in December. Lots of...

Yeah, almost no riding in December. Lots of strength training, though. I hadnít lost very much form when I picked up the bike again in January.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-23, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

...is exactly what a biological life form would...

...is exactly what a biological life form would say.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-23, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

Not yet animate, but e-bikes are one step closer.

Not yet animate, but e-bikes are one step closer.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-23, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

Until they become self aware, that is.

Until they become self aware, that is.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-23, 11:19 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

Same for me. The weather hasn't been helping....

Same for me. The weather hasn't been helping. Plus, some small injuries are keeping me away from doing bigger vertical.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-23, 11:04 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

Not free, a one-time fee of $9.99. No...

Not free, a one-time fee of $9.99.

No recurring charges or in-app purchases, though.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-03-23, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

I've been using this hrv4training...

I've been using this hrv4training (https://www.hrv4training.com) app every morning for a while. It's pretty accurate at picking up whether I'm fatigued or rested, and very accurate if I have picked...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-02-23, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

I was pretty awful at every ball sport I tried --...

I was pretty awful at every ball sport I tried -- and just a middling runner.

I was in my 40s when I picked up cycling to finally discover something I was not horrible at.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-30-23, 03:44 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

[QUOTE=genejockey;22875840]I suspect I wouldn't...

[QUOTE=genejockey;22875840]I suspect I wouldn't have had much fun riding outside today..../QUOTE]

It wasn't so bad out there today. A few breezy sections, a few gusts here and there. Headwind...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-23, 08:23 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

Might be rib intercostal muscles, too. I had that...

Might be rib intercostal muscles, too. I had that once--scared the dickens out of me.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-23, 09:34 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

A marker in the Huguenot Cemetery...

A marker in the Huguenot Cemetery (https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/1750744/huguenot-cemetery):

...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-23, 11:08 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

Nice. On my dad's side, all that remains of Uncle...

Nice. On my dad's side, all that remains of Uncle William's house in Newburyport, MA, is a jewelry store:

...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-23, 10:04 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

More ancestral house hunting... The family...

More ancestral house hunting...

The family didn't keep that Turtle Bay farm for long, as the Indians were not welcoming. They retreated to the safety of Fort Amsterdam...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-23, 09:16 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

Cool! Did you grow up on a tobacco farm? :) ...

Cool! Did you grow up on a tobacco farm? :)

My dad grew up across the East River, in a Flatbush orphanage. Meanwhile, Mom was across the Hudson in Bayonne.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-23, 08:56 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

Pretty, it looks a lot like my dad's ancestral...

Pretty, it looks a lot like my dad's ancestral home in Nothingtown PA.

On mother's side, the ancestral home is old and long ago torn down. It was a tobacco farm in what is now called Turtle Bay,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-23, 10:57 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

My dad's family is from another insignificant...

My dad's family is from another insignificant nothing town in PA. Gettysburg sounds familiar, though. My great-great uncle got his knee shot out there while fighting the "stinkin' rebs". He was my...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-23-23, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

I got the last laugh; I muted the forum. 50.5k...

I got the last laugh; I muted the forum. 50.5k viewers minus one.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-23, 11:11 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

Well, the article had some political overtones,...

Well, the article had some political overtones, so Iím reluctant to mention it. Hereís a link to the article tho:
...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-23, 06:28 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

Being interested in science topics, I posted a...

Being interested in science topics, I posted a comment on this popular forum that lives in another place:

...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-23, 12:31 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

Maybe your hips are not rotated forwards, forcing...

Maybe your hips are not rotated forwards, forcing your lower back to round.

Ask someone to take a photo of you from the side.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-23, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

I'm not that upset that LA doped, as doping was...

I'm not that upset that LA doped, as doping was rampant during that period.

I'm annoyed at how much a jerk he was to the people around him. If he hadn't treated Floyd Landis like a clump of dirt,...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-23, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

Ah yes, an eagle close up is quite the...

Ah yes, an eagle close up is quite the experience.

I got buzzed by this golden eagle while climbing the Calaveras Rd "wall". I guess I got too close to its nest. It whooshed from behind by my left...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-23, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

All the while, Nodame was sitting right there.

All the while, Nodame was sitting right there.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-18-23, 11:18 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

Top of Mt. Hamilton looks a bit chilly at the...

Top of Mt. Hamilton looks a bit chilly at the moment.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-17-23, 11:34 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

Yep. This is as green as it has been here for...

Yep. This is as green as it has been here for many years. Too bad it doesn't last very long.

From Saturday's hike:

...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-16-23, 10:51 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

We certainly live in close proximity to some nice...

We certainly live in close proximity to some nice rides in the nearby mountains. From my house, via bike, to the base of these climbs:

3.2 miles to Page Mill Rd (1986 ft.)
9.4 miles to Old La...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-23, 11:51 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

Since baseball seems to be a thing, hereís a...

Since baseball seems to be a thing, hereís a nostalgia photo:

...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-23, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

My first climb all the way up Mt. Hamilton this...

My first climb all the way up Mt. Hamilton this year, finally. The weather has been just too brutal, and the road has taken quite a beating.

PG&E had the bottom part of the road closed, but there...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-15-23, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

I get that sometimes. Have you tried compression...

I get that sometimes. Have you tried compression socks?
Forum: Road Cycling
04-13-23, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

You know, the wind didn't seem so bad yesterday....

You know, the wind didn't seem so bad yesterday. Probably because it was quite steady, not gusty.

It was blowing almost straight into my face along Foothill Expressway. I was stopped at one of the...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-12-23, 12:23 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

When the winds and the roads line up, it's going...

When the winds and the roads line up, it's going to be a headwind/tailwind day.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-23, 07:12 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

But NFL guy probably could beat you in a 40 yard...

But NFL guy probably could beat you in a 40 yard dash.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-09-23, 04:25 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By terrymorse

That reminds me of a forum "discussion" (it might...

That reminds me of a forum "discussion" (it might have been BF even) form many years ago, where this one guy claimed that Bo Jackson was such an amazing athlete, that he could win the Tour de France...
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