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Forum: Road Cycling
07-03-23, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

Daughter has been stuck in Anchorage for two...

Daughter has been stuck in Anchorage for two days, trying to fly into Dutch Harbor with 11 other NOAA people. Weather must be downright unpleasant there.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-23, 07:14 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

I get passed by supercars going psychotically...

I get passed by supercars going psychotically fast every now and then. Itís startling, but they always seem to give a lot of room.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-23, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

I have never been in a Chinese gybe situation,...

I have never been in a Chinese gybe situation, but Iíve been spun like a top and slammed onto a cockpit bench by the mainsheet system on my boat. Very scary.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-23, 09:46 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

Yikes! Do they have a preventer on or was this...

Yikes! Do they have a preventer on or was this 200 msec before the Chinese gybe? Theyíd have to blow the halyard to get the true parasail effect. Come to think of it, they should just blow the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-23, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

That spinnaker mode is best avoided. ...

That spinnaker mode is best avoided.


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Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-23, 12:58 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

Got Rolla (https://www.rolla.app/world) mostly...

Got Rolla (https://www.rolla.app/world) mostly working on the iPhone, FireTV, and Kickr yesterday. The graphics are a step up from Zwift, but it's very beta at this point.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-23, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

The fixers think there are galvanic gremlins at...

The fixers think there are galvanic gremlins at the dock, but we've had rust at two marinas.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-23, 10:21 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

Exactly. Quiet and smooth and backs up like it's...

Exactly. Quiet and smooth and backs up like it's on rails.

Yeah, that's a quick fix for some rust on the keel. We are due for stripping and epoxy re-encapsulation next winter. Iron keels are a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-23, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

...but it's not necessarily the fastest.

...but it's not necessarily the fastest.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-23, 08:43 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

Annapolis-Bermuda. That's 753 nautical mi. by...

Annapolis-Bermuda. That's 753 nautical mi. by the shortest route. I have no idea how many miles we actually sailed the two times I did it.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-23, 08:28 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

Anything point-to-point, i.e. not upwind-downwind...

Anything point-to-point, i.e. not upwind-downwind laps around buoys a mile or two apart. Around here they're generally in the 10-120 nautical mile range. Longer than that it's called "offshore."
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-23, 07:49 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

After two months of faff, I think we've got our...

After two months of faff, I think we've got our sail drive issue sorted without major economic damage and I will now have something else beside the bike to hoon around on. Might even do a distance...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-23, 06:43 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

Do you speak Spanish?

Do you speak Spanish?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-23, 06:27 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

I got to second base to the accompaniment of that...

I got to second base to the accompaniment of that album. The other 12 year-old involved is slightly famous now.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-23, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

You're a hard man, Seedy.

You're a hard man, Seedy.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-23, 04:41 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

Wet deck can be fixed…by removing the outer skin,...

Wet deck can be fixed…by removing the outer skin, replacing the wet core, and reglassing it. The leaks are probably around deck-piercing hardware or port lights, but they have to be found and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-23, 02:35 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

With wet core, it's more like "Perfect for...

With wet core, it's more like "Perfect for termite fancier."
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-23, 02:34 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

Seller's probably still giggling.

Seller's probably still giggling.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-23, 02:26 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

I just have a small basement. The good...

I just have a small basement.



The good psychotherapists around here don't take Medicare, so a nice bike pays for itself in well under a year.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-23, 11:30 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

If I get a new bike, one has to go.

If I get a new bike, one has to go.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-23, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

So do I. I want me some 'lectric.

So do I. I want me some 'lectric.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-26-23, 06:44 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

All this talk of new drivetrains, plus a raise, a...

All this talk of new drivetrains, plus a raise, a bonus, and a royalty payment, all at once, has me starting to itch a little and trying not to scratch.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-25-23, 11:54 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

Wow. Hope that does it!

Wow. Hope that does it!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-23, 07:58 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

Taylor Knibb, kid from my. neighborhood, took 4th...

Taylor Knibb, kid from my. neighborhood, took 4th in the women's ITT. I've ridden with her mom. Fast.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-23, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

Probably a sailor.

Probably a sailor.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-23, 01:31 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

He'd have loved me coming up in the elevator in...

He'd have loved me coming up in the elevator in my sweaty club kit and cloppy shoes.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-23, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

Yes, if you can remove all traces of the VIN.

Yes, if you can remove all traces of the VIN.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-23, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

I have completely reversed my position on erg...

I have completely reversed my position on erg mode for intervals after listening to a few coaches. It's all RPE now with an occasional glance at power. If it feels hard, it is hard.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-23, 08:06 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

Don't want to be too obvious. There may be...

Don't want to be too obvious. There may be questions.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-23, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

So how much insurance should I take out on her?

So how much insurance should I take out on her?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-23, 06:35 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

Experience ...

Experience

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Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-23, 05:47 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

Lovely house. Must be a joy to heat!

Lovely house. Must be a joy to heat!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-23, 04:54 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

Not my cup of tea either.

Not my cup of tea either.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-23, 06:42 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

LSS is headed on an excursion to Antarctica in...

LSS is headed on an excursion to Antarctica in February and paid extra for a ride in a submarine. I asked her to skip it if it looks dodgy.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-23, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

Pfffft. They do that on the streets here and...

Pfffft. They do that on the streets here and there are foxes (fox?) barking at night in my tiny urban back yard.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-23, 11:13 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

Yesterday, I learned that someone I sometimes...

Yesterday, I learned that someone I sometimes ride with threw his water bottle at a driver and hit him. Not something I endorse, but wish I'd been there.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-23, 04:32 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

My dad was on dialysis too. It was probably...

My dad was on dialysis too. It was probably inappropriate to start in the first place and the BP drops predictably knocked off pieces of his old, hypertensive, brain on a regular basis and caused a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-23, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

2011. He was ready to go and died at home, but...

2011. He was ready to go and died at home, but his last months were not happy.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-23, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

We stopped for coffee and croissants after...

We stopped for coffee and croissants after todayís ride and talked about our kids. High daddism.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-18-23, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

ďLetís take it easy today, guysĒ = ďIíll have the...

ďLetís take it easy today, guysĒ = ďIíll have the money next week.Ē
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-23, 02:02 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

Oh man, thatís awful. As someone with a c-spine...

Oh man, thatís awful. As someone with a c-spine injury thatís still a little symptomatic, thatís one of my big fears.

I did a ride a few years ago with a tri geek friend who insisted I stay in...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-17-23, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

I often feel like telling some of the aero bar...

I often feel like telling some of the aero bar types I see in the park that those things arenít really worth it at 8 mph, but I refrain.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-23, 01:46 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

My excuse is bad genes.

My excuse is bad genes.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-23, 01:45 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, that's a good question. I think the people...

Yeah, that's a good question. I think the people who tolerate heat are efficient coolers due to small body size, high sweat rates, efficient cardiovascular systems, etc. My guess is there isn't much...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-23, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

Happens to me almost every ride these days. Some...

Happens to me almost every ride these days. Some of these guys I ride with are two and three months younger than me!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-23, 11:43 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

From their point of view, it's you failing to...

From their point of view, it's you failing to respond to an attack or simply failing to stay on the wheel in front of you. Either way, it strands them with one more bike length than you to make up...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-23, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

Dehydration definitely impairs cooling.

Dehydration definitely impairs cooling.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-23, 11:37 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

I tended to get dropped no matter what I did.

I tended to get dropped no matter what I did.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-23, 10:09 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

It's always "close the gap" or "hold your line"...

It's always "close the gap" or "hold your line" or "do your work" or some ****. I was almost always riding at the limit of my skills and strength and just learned to shut it out.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-16-23, 10:07 AM
Replies: 7,880
Views: 135,735
Posted By MoAlpha

Do you have to put it where Paddy put his...

Do you have to put it where Paddy put his ninepence?
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