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Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-21, 04:57 AM
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Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

Maybe yes; maybe no.

Maybe yes; maybe no.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

:(

:(
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 07:14 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

Those things are chronic conditions. COVID is an...

Those things are chronic conditions. COVID is an acute illness.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 07:10 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

Questioning omniscience.

Questioning omniscience.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 04:23 PM
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Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

Aww, sorry. :(

Aww, sorry. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 11:45 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

Nothing scarier than thinking your kid might be...

Nothing scarier than thinking your kid might be dangerously ill. Fortunately, they're pretty bulletproof.

Our toddler once spiked at daycare and had some rigors. The center boss thought she was...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

Fluids and Tylenol. She'll be fine.

Fluids and Tylenol. She'll be fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 11:18 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

Especially when the kid shares the virus with...

Especially when the kid shares the virus with you. Daughter and I had several illnesses together, including 5th disease, which I evidently never had nor learned about in peds. It was lovely. Have you...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-22-21, 05:15 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

You can’t mail stuff to NZ from the US? Failed...

You can’t mail stuff to NZ from the US? Failed state.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-21, 11:16 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

The ham redeems it.

The ham redeems it.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-21, 06:57 AM
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Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

...in a Fitbit contest.

...in a Fitbit contest.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-21, 06:44 AM
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Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

4 points being roughly 8%? Meh.

4 points being roughly 8%? Meh.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-21, 06:29 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

Yup. I believe most wearables use an algorithm...

Yup. I believe most wearables use an algorithm based on HR response to exercise and a set of population tables for age and sex. They derive a relationship and estimate the max, based on submaximal...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-21, 05:40 AM
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Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

Behind you: that's what counts.

Behind you: that's what counts.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-21-21, 05:39 AM
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Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

Mustard pickle sandwiches?

Mustard pickle sandwiches?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 07:52 PM
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Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

Peed

Peed
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 07:51 PM
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Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

True in the sense of whether a wrist-worn gizmo...

True in the sense of whether a wrist-worn gizmo can estimate VO2max accurately. The gold standard is measuring inhaled and exhaled gasses during exercise.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

Very good if true.

Very good if true.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 07:18 PM
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Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

Good.

Good.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 07:17 PM
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Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

I ran competitively for many years and saw a few...

I ran competitively for many years and saw a few guys (no women) throw up and a few guys crap their shorts. On the bike, I know I’m balls to the wall when I feel like I might do all three things, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

Uncomfortable? Itís not supposed to be...

Uncomfortable? Itís not supposed to be comfortable!

I had a daily low of 44 this year, but thatís rare for me. After four decades of endurance sports and heaven knows how much myocardial...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

That's pretty structured.

That's pretty structured.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 02:21 PM
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Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

Tachyarrhythmias don't count, yo.

Tachyarrhythmias don't count, yo.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

If you want to test things, I think you need a...

If you want to test things, I think you need a structured workout. I never seem to hit big numbers on group rides, no matter how hard.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

He can do it. I sense it strongly.

He can do it. I sense it strongly.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

Within individuals it is. A very high rate on an...

Within individuals it is. A very high rate on an interval is a sign that I am generating lots of demand with the legs. That, in turn, reflects tuned up muscle energy metabolism and, just as...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 12:32 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

At your age, 200 should be doable. Do a nice set...

At your age, 200 should be doable. Do a nice set of 3 min suprathreshold intervals and take the last one up to Z7 until you lose bowel and bladder control.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 10:44 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

My my other workout numbers weren’t impressive,...

My my other workout numbers weren’t impressive, but I got my HR over 180 for about 30 seconds today. I’m amazed the thing can still go like that.
Forum: Foo
10-19-21, 03:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 802
Posted By MoAlpha

My daughter is a divemaster and...

My daughter is a divemaster and instructor-qualified. She's always watching me when we dive. ;)
Forum: Foo
10-19-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 802
Posted By MoAlpha

Very interesting. I am in awe of free divers.

Very interesting. I am in awe of free divers.
Forum: Foo
10-18-21, 07:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 802
Posted By MoAlpha

My first clinical rotation was peds, during a hot...

My first clinical rotation was peds, during a hot NYC summer, in a hospital with a big CF program. I guess there are a bunch more options for those kids and young adults now, but what a cruel,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 06:38 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

Horrifying, but classic. Like as not, the fingers...

Horrifying, but classic. Like as not, the fingers were reattachable only because he honed his blade to a razor edge like the pro he was and they came off clean as a whistle.
Forum: Foo
10-18-21, 02:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 802
Posted By MoAlpha

Respiratory drive in healthy individuals is...

Respiratory drive in healthy individuals is regulated in response to pCO2. That's just how it evolved. There are oxygen receptors, but they contribute very little to respiratory drive under normal...
Forum: Foo
10-18-21, 01:12 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 802
Posted By MoAlpha

Breath holding ability has a lot more to do with...

Breath holding ability has a lot more to do with brain sensitivity to CO2 level than fitness. It's also trainable: For instance CO2-induced breathing drive can be greatly reduced in people with...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 05:58 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

Capital expenditure.

Capital expenditure.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 05:53 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

So true. I am resigned to being cold until May. ...

So true. I am resigned to being cold until May.

We are replacing the 20-odd, huge, 1970s casement windows on the back of the house this Fall and maybe I'll feel better about turning up the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-17-21, 08:40 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

Cold, windy, and mizzable out there.

Cold, windy, and mizzable out there.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

Iíd be wicked pissah fast if I didnít.

Iíd be wicked pissah fast if I didnít.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

The commutes? Not when you consider the stop...

The commutes? Not when you consider the stop signs, the traffic and the stretch on a MUP, but the weekly average is pitiful for a gink with athletical pretensions.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-21, 06:55 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

My average speed makes me look like Iím dogginí...

My average speed makes me look like Iím dogginí it all week because the commutes come out at, like, 14.7 mph.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

Holy cow, that sucks! The boat stuff better not...

Holy cow, that sucks! The boat stuff better not do that!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-21, 02:23 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

The sheer ugliness of the gear has put me off,...

The sheer ugliness of the gear has put me off, that and the reputed horribility of servicing their hydro brakes.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-21, 09:49 AM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

That front arrives here in an hour or so with...

That front arrives here in an hour or so with what is likely to be some drama. Got out for maybe the last warm ride of the season and administered some pain to my friends.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-21, 05:06 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

Or 2/3 of a 3Di main for REMAIN IN LIGHT.

Or 2/3 of a 3Di main for REMAIN IN LIGHT.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-21, 09:21 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 1,677
Posted By MoAlpha

I wear prescription glasses all day, but use...

I wear prescription glasses all day, but use Tifosis with near-vision inserts on the bike. They're completely comfortable, the optical quality is as good as polycarbonate can provide, and, best of...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 07:19 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

I once put my name on a crew list for some...

I once put my name on a crew list for some regatta, recounted my many skills and qualification, and wrote that Iím such a bad tactician that if you do the opposite of every call I make, youíll win.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

The last one pressed charges. Go,...

The last one pressed charges.



Go, sure, but where?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 04:46 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

Sounds wise. Lots of cognitive baggage implicit...

Sounds wise. Lots of cognitive baggage implicit in that choice, quite aside from the health risk.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 04:44 PM
Replies: 3,325
Views: 37,637
Posted By MoAlpha

Well, something to look forward to as the dark...

Well, something to look forward to as the dark and cold approach: Rich owner wants to to do Newport-Bermuda 2022. That’s the big show with the billionaires, the pros, and the superyachts, plus a...
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