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Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, thatís the mofo!

Yeah, thatís the mofo!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-21, 06:33 AM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

I do. I have a tube of clobetasol ointment, the...

I do. I have a tube of clobetasol ointment, the most potent topical corticosteroid prep in the universe, Iím told, and I will have LSS oint my lesions.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-21, 04:03 AM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

I was attacked by oak mites yesterday and the...

I was attacked by oak mites yesterday and the itch is almost at the chigger or poison ivy level. Some of the bites are on my back where I canít reach to scratch them.
08-04-21, 02:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 271
Posted By MoAlpha

So much for the trainer theory. Mine have all...

So much for the trainer theory. Mine have all had that seam. I run my 25s at 85/80 on 17mm internal dia. rims, but I’m a flyweight. I just discarded my first one at about 10,000 mi because of flats,...
08-04-21, 02:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 271
Posted By MoAlpha

The heat from a trainer might do that.

The heat from a trainer might do that.
08-04-21, 01:51 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 271
Posted By MoAlpha

There's something unusual about this picture,...

There's something unusual about this picture, viz., the narrowness of the wear band. It doesn't even go into the tops of the tread patterns and I don't see much squaring off of the profile. Did you...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-21, 07:37 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

Complete with relevant case law!

Complete with relevant case law!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-21, 05:18 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

https://twitter.com/blaireerskine/status/142265829...

https://twitter.com/blaireerskine/status/1422658299472879622
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-21, 05:02 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

Thank you. Another reason not to try them on a...

Thank you. Another reason not to try them on a set of road wheels. I’m even considering putting tubes back in the gravel tires.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

Most nurses are amazingly dedicated and...

Most nurses are amazingly dedicated and professional and take good care even of nasty people, but explicit gratitude goes a long way and makes a very hard job more rewarding. I was really talking...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-21, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

Thing is, this was the system, not the doc. Good...

Thing is, this was the system, not the doc. Good docs are fortunately pretty common, but good systems and well-trained, conscientious, kind, and generous support staff used, at least, to be rare. If...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

Hopefully we'll have the path by the end of the...

Hopefully we'll have the path by the end of the week.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

God, no! For a while there was a pain doc...

God, no! For a while there was a pain doc locally with the same last name. It was about that time that I stopped picking up my desk phone.

BTW, LSS had her lumpectomy and bilateral...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-21, 01:26 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

I wish.

I wish.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

My parents’ joint burn rate with home care in NYC...

My parents’ joint burn rate with home care in NYC was roughly 300,000/yr and it still sucked and gave my brother PTSD.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-21, 12:42 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

Itís a few years of long-term care, is what it is.

Itís a few years of long-term care, is what it is.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

Had to or could?

Had to or could?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-21, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

Time to start, time elapsed, boat speed, speed...

Time to start, time elapsed, boat speed, speed over ground, compass heading, course over ground, waypoint distance, waypoint bearing, velocity made good, distance to starting line, true wind speed,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-03-21, 08:44 AM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

That concept was big in sailing for a while....

That concept was big in sailing for a while. Never saw anyone using them, but they don't let me near the fast boats.

I am, however, considering a cheap pair of cycling glasses with near inserts...
08-02-21, 12:53 PM
Replies: 303
Views: 5,176
Posted By MoAlpha

I should have written “intensity” for the ride...

I should have written “intensity” for the ride because that’s what we were discussing. If anything, I was using an underestimate of my FTP. I understand the difference between average power and NP.
08-02-21, 08:52 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 5,176
Posted By MoAlpha

You may well be right and I’m certainly not...

You may well be right and I’m certainly not claiming that I’m fast or that this was any sort of great ride. The only reason I brought it up was that I didn’t really need to fuel much for it. If we...
08-02-21, 08:33 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 5,176
Posted By MoAlpha

We are talking intensity, right? ...

We are talking intensity, right?


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There’s a few...
08-02-21, 08:20 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 5,176
Posted By MoAlpha

Three words: NFW! Iíd rather give birth.

Three words: NFW! Iíd rather give birth.
08-02-21, 08:16 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 5,176
Posted By MoAlpha

I am happy on hills and kj are kj, regardless of...

I am happy on hills and kj are kj, regardless of how you put them out. Always prepared to be wrong, though, especially if it means I have an awesomer FTP. TSS for this ride came in at 249, which...
08-02-21, 07:38 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 5,176
Posted By MoAlpha

Remember I said “average.” This was a small-group...

Remember I said “average.” This was a small-group thrash over rolling terrain with lots of Z5-7 and opportunity to recover. I could never do 3 hrs steady in Z4.
08-02-21, 07:23 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 5,176
Posted By MoAlpha

Nah. I am a stringy little 65 yo weakling trying...

Nah. I am a stringy little 65 yo weakling trying to keep up with far better riders. FTP is based on data from earlier in the season, so effort might be slightly overestimated. I do seem to have a...
08-02-21, 06:34 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 5,176
Posted By MoAlpha

Saturday I rode 3 hrs 17 min moving time at an...

Saturday I rode 3 hrs 17 min moving time at an average of 87% of FTP. I had a shot of whey protein for breakfast before the ride and ate a Clif bar at a stop for no real reason. 2159 nominal...
08-02-21, 04:36 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 5,176
Posted By MoAlpha

This has been doctrine in US health care for...

This has been doctrine in US health care for years.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-21, 05:49 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, they seem cheap if youíve been paying...

Yeah, they seem cheap if youíve been paying market rate. I am a uniformed services retiree and was paying about 500 bucks a year for the Hopkins Tricare plan. I now go into Tricare for Life so...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-21, 05:30 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

I did. And expensive it is too, but no more PPO...

I did. And expensive it is too, but no more PPO concerns.



Thank you. As you may know, it starts first of the birthday month.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-21, 04:47 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

Whoa! I tossed my health insurance card...

Whoa!

I tossed my health insurance card today.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

Itís slow and makes the landing from the hurdle...

Itís slow and makes the landing from the hurdle harder.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-21, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

My gizmos tell me I have to engulf about 4900...

My gizmos tell me I have to engulf about 4900 calories to make up for today’s energy expenditures. Not happening and this, I tell myself, is why I don’t ride the big distances.

Perhaps if I ate...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

And how long did it take them to realize this and...

And how long did it take them to realize this and think of telling you?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-21, 11:38 AM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

Donít trigger me, man!

Donít trigger me, man!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-21, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

There are always exceptions.

There are always exceptions.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-21, 02:59 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

Dang! That takes me back to second year of...

Dang! That takes me back to second year of medical school.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-21, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

Today's bike shops are not "serious"...

Today's bike shops are not "serious" businesses.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-21, 09:57 AM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

No, just two lengths of housing liner with a...

No, just two lengths of housing liner with a break at the BB. I'm talking about changing cables, not running them de novo.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-21, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

I'm getting pretty slick at running new...

I'm getting pretty slick at running new derailleur cables all up in my plastic bike frame. I'll get it down to five minutes by the time I buy bike with electronical shifting.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-21, 08:10 AM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

Okay, hot and heavy.

Okay, hot and heavy.
07-30-21, 08:09 AM
Replies: 303
Views: 5,176
Posted By MoAlpha

The answer to substance dependence is simple:...

The answer to substance dependence is simple: Just stop using the stuff and live normally for the rest of your life.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-21, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

Hot.

Hot.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 12:50 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

I have heard that prediction fro several experts...

I have heard that prediction fro several experts and not-so-experts.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 12:49 PM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

Good lord, no!

Good lord, no!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 11:47 AM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

If my kid did it, I'd watch.

If my kid did it, I'd watch.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 11:25 AM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

Had a roommate in college who threw jav. ...

Had a roommate in college who threw jav. Definitely not an everyday life thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 06:27 AM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

Iíd rather read the paper than watch synchronized...

Iíd rather read the paper than watch synchronized anything. Both road races were pretty good.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-21, 06:23 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 983
Posted By MoAlpha

Nice chart, but whatís on the y-axis: km to 0.5%...

Nice chart, but whatís on the y-axis: km to 0.5% wear or cost per 10,000 km?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-21, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3,575
Views: 39,940
Posted By MoAlpha

Talk about diminishing returns!

Talk about diminishing returns!
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