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12-05-22, 02:34 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 423
Posted By terrymorse

Not remotely similar. Dr. Mirkin...

Not remotely similar. Dr. Mirkin (https://www.drmirkin.com) is a sports medicine specialist who dispenses sound advice—backed up with references from peer-reviewed journal articles.

Dr. Oz is a...
12-05-22, 12:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 423
Posted By terrymorse

One more excuse to skip riding when it's cold

So it's cold out, do you take an outdoor ride or stay indoors?

Well, if you're looking for excuses to stay cozy and warm indoors, cold weather reportedly can:

cause heart attacks
damage your...
12-04-22, 12:24 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,253
Posted By terrymorse

In other words, some people ride faster or slower...

In other words, some people ride faster or slower than average.

Thanks for the personal anecdote.
12-04-22, 12:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,529
Posted By terrymorse

I have been wearing the Sock Guy wool socks for...

I have been wearing the Sock Guy wool socks for many years. They also made my custom wool socks when I had a bike touring company.

wool
ankle height
thin
no seam at toe area

They also...
12-04-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 2,253
Posted By terrymorse

No, not obvious. Figuring that 2000 km in a...

No, not obvious.

Figuring that 2000 km in a month would require about 14-18 hours per week, that amount of riding is fairly common.

I put in more hours than that in season, and I'm am still...
12-02-22, 04:05 PM
Replies: 155
Views: 12,919
Posted By terrymorse

Don't ride on the first rainy day of the season. ...

Don't ride on the first rainy day of the season.

The roads are slick AF
The motorists are especially freaky
12-02-22, 03:38 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 732
Posted By terrymorse

Just the 6" black Woolie Boolies.

Just the 6" black Woolie Boolies.
12-02-22, 03:36 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,666
Posted By terrymorse

Thanks. Other than a lingering sore throat, and...

Thanks. Other than a lingering sore throat, and getting tired more quickly than usual, I seem to be doing okay.

I got all the boosters, including the new-and-improved one.

Sure hope that the...
12-01-22, 04:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 432
Posted By terrymorse

I've been doing glute bridges, first a set of...

I've been doing glute bridges, first a set of two-legged, then a set of one-legged (each side).

It works both the glutes and the hamstrings.

...
12-01-22, 04:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,666
Posted By terrymorse

New member of the COVID Club here. Not...

New member of the COVID Club here.

Not feeling too bad now, some lingering fatigue and a sore throat. No fever for four days, feeling ready to start riding again.

I have been doing some light...
12-01-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 732
Posted By terrymorse

Woolie Boolie...

Woolie Boolie (https://defeet.com/collections/woolie-boolie) socks and shoe covers.

I wear Woolie Boolie socks around the house, too. Both warm and comfy.
09-29-22, 07:14 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,477
Posted By terrymorse

Does the wind blow where you ride?

Does the wind blow where you ride?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-22, 06:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 319
Posted By terrymorse

Place to mount a combination cadence-speed...

Place to mount a combination cadence-speed sensor...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-22, 06:56 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,576
Posted By terrymorse

Just looking at the position of those levers...

Just looking at the position of those levers gives me a pain.
09-28-22, 03:27 PM
Replies: 4,705
Views: 727,225
Posted By terrymorse

I had planned to head down to Reds Meadow, but I...

I had planned to head down to Reds Meadow, but I was wiped by the time I got to the summit. The altitude on day 1 hit me pretty hard.

There are some colors starting to show in the scrub on Mary...
09-28-22, 09:52 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,589
Posted By terrymorse

Folks, this is an old thread.

Folks, this is an old thread.
09-28-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,477
Posted By terrymorse

The route can have a big influence on average...

The route can have a big influence on average speed.

Are there traffic lights? Is it windy? Is the road smooth or rough? And most significantly: How much vertical gain/loss on the route?

My...
09-28-22, 08:40 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 3,012
Posted By terrymorse

And altitude raises it, apparently. Iím at 8100...

And altitude raises it, apparently. Iím at 8100 feet since yesterday, and my RHR is up about 7 beats. But down 2 beats from yesterday, is that acclimation? I hope so, my power is down and perceived...
09-27-22, 09:30 PM
Replies: 4,705
Views: 727,225
Posted By terrymorse

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/2341e81c_a19d_4e2f_8f12_b6741630ebff_a44cab697754bb59b2280c15b5a414de6eb2277f.jpeg
The Minarets, from above Mammoth Lakes
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 08:01 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 1,576
Posted By terrymorse

So to recap: unable to find a comfortable...

So to recap:

unable to find a comfortable saddle
"palms" go numb


Information that's important but missing:

how long this bike has been owned
is the OP riding regularly, and the...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 09:43 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,984
Posted By terrymorse

Still looks to me like it was damaged, not...

Still looks to me like it was damaged, not cracked from use.

It doesn't take much force to crush those pencil-thin seat stays.

The OP got a sweet deal from Specialized.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-22, 09:39 AM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 96,876
Posted By terrymorse

No highway taxes on off-road fuel.

No highway taxes on off-road fuel.
09-26-22, 09:28 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,746
Posted By terrymorse

Because thatís where thereís room to pass, and...

Because thatís where thereís room to pass, and there is not enough room on the left. Sometimes.
09-26-22, 02:03 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,109
Posted By terrymorse

Yes, thatís a Silca seat roll. I used a Lezyne...

Yes, thatís a Silca seat roll. I used a Lezyne for a while, but it was hard to get on and off.
09-26-22, 06:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,792
Posted By terrymorse

Hey, thanks! I'm about to leave in a few minutes,...

Hey, thanks! I'm about to leave in a few minutes, staying in Mammoth for a few days, then it's on to the Huntsman Games.

I'm not even close to the fitness needed to win (national and world class...
09-26-22, 06:26 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,746
Posted By terrymorse

I am in California, where you can pass on the...

I am in California, where you can pass on the right or the left, as long as there is room and it is safe to do so.
09-25-22, 02:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,428
Posted By terrymorse

You wonít find a decent HR-only watch. Get...

You wonít find a decent HR-only watch.

Get an older model Apple Watch. Or the current SE model. They are not just for nerds.
09-25-22, 02:39 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,109
Posted By terrymorse

I solved the ďno room under the seat bagĒ problem...

I solved the ďno room under the seat bagĒ problem by replacing the seat bag with a seat roll.

Lots of room now.

...
09-24-22, 06:31 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By terrymorse

That sounds very familiar. My 'recovery' ride is...

That sounds very familiar. My 'recovery' ride is also mostly flat and lasts 1.5-2 hours (with a mid-ride coffee stop), but I don't stay in zone 1 as is commonly recommended. I'll spend most of the...
09-24-22, 04:24 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,390
Posted By terrymorse

I mean you exit the bike lane just before the...

I mean you exit the bike lane just before the intersection and merge into vehicle lane. Then you ride in the center of the vehicle lane, so no idiot driver tries to squeeze past you from behind.
...
09-24-22, 02:42 PM
Replies: 228
Views: 5,390
Posted By terrymorse

This is why you take the lane at intersections....

This is why you take the lane at intersections. To be seen.
09-23-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 23,219
Posted By terrymorse

Well, I'm in week 13 of my old guy gets off the...

Well, I'm in week 13 of my old guy gets off the couch, picks up a bike and tries to get fit enough to try Huntsman Senior World Games adventure.

So far, the aging body hasn't broken. It looks like...
09-23-22, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By terrymorse

Riding After a Rest Day

What is the ride after a rest day supposed to feel like?

For me, it's very consistent. I feel like garbage. Legs feel heavy, and my heart rate spikes up well over where it should be, given the...
09-23-22, 09:37 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,391
Posted By terrymorse

High of 85ļ today, 88ļ tomorrow. Knickers,...

High of 85ļ today, 88ļ tomorrow.

Knickers, knee warmers, arm warmers, gilets are staying in their drawer indefinitely.

This is the hottest time of the year in the SF Bay Area.
09-23-22, 09:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,020
Posted By terrymorse

That's not a bug, that's a feature. If your...

That's not a bug, that's a feature.

If your "boys" tend to hang low, it's a very important feature.
09-23-22, 09:08 AM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,479
Posted By terrymorse

For the rest of us, aero gloves are just gloves. ...

For the rest of us, aero gloves are just gloves.

I do like a minimal glove, though. If an aero glove had a thumb wipe, and it was reasonably priced, I might give it a try.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-22, 10:48 PM
Replies: 7,376
Views: 96,876
Posted By terrymorse

Junk mail advertising inserts work just as well. ...

Junk mail advertising inserts work just as well.

At the top of Mt. Hamilton is a little post office. People pick up their mail there and toss the inserts in the trash bin. Inserts are just the...
09-22-22, 10:07 PM
Replies: 744
Views: 19,479
Posted By terrymorse

If you're doing a time trial, maybe not a waste....

If you're doing a time trial, maybe not a waste. They cost about as much as regular gloves, and they can reduce drag when in a time trial position. Especially if you have hairy hands.
09-22-22, 06:39 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 495
Posted By terrymorse

There is also this TyreKey...

There is also this TyreKey (https://www.amazon.com/TyreKey-No-pinch-tyre-lever-tool/dp/B08YNCWXSK).
09-22-22, 05:58 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 870
Posted By terrymorse

The Tarmac. Itís a superior bike in every respect.

The Tarmac. Itís a superior bike in every respect.
09-22-22, 03:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,430
Posted By terrymorse

Electric scooter, the kind you stand on. It had...

Electric scooter, the kind you stand on. It had fat tires, like this one, and it sounded like an e-car when it overtook me:

...
09-22-22, 02:01 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,430
Posted By terrymorse

Interaction with Scooter Guy

So I had a brief discussion with a scooter guy today, after he buzzed by me when I was going about 20mph. He was going 30, easy.

I caught up with him at the light.

Me: So did you hack the...
09-21-22, 10:37 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,005
Posted By terrymorse

Reminds me of the Cross Country coach who rode a...

Reminds me of the Cross Country coach who rode a bike alongside the runners, yelling at us to pick up the pace.
09-21-22, 10:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,081
Posted By terrymorse

I think it's available without a subscription,...

I think it's available without a subscription, but it only works on segments. Any segment that's cat 4 or higher will be marked with its category.

Check out the "Segment Explore" feature, in a...
09-21-22, 09:55 AM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,746
Posted By terrymorse

Why indeed, that sure would make driving simpler....

Why indeed, that sure would make driving simpler.

I think the problem is that the federal government doesn't have the power to enforce driving rules on the states.
09-20-22, 10:47 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 12,746
Posted By terrymorse

Are overtaking bikes/vehicles required to pass on...

Are overtaking bikes/vehicles required to pass on the left? Here in California, they can pass wherever there is room.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-20-22, 06:09 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 678
Posted By terrymorse

FYI, almost all the air you hear rushing out when...

FYI, almost all the air you hear rushing out when you remove the chuck is the air in the pump hose, so your tire pressure really doesn't drop when you remove the chuck.
09-20-22, 06:02 PM
Replies: 4,705
Views: 727,225
Posted By terrymorse

Just a beautiful day in the mountains above the...

Just a beautiful day in the mountains above the SF Bay Area, after one day of rain. And the tarantulas are on the move!
...
09-20-22, 05:56 PM
Replies: 3,637
Sticky 65-85+ Thread
Views: 583,580
Posted By terrymorse

No other pics, sorry. That's the only photo Roger...

No other pics, sorry. That's the only photo Roger posted.

I'll be using my every day ride for the hill climb:

...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-19-22, 06:37 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 678
Posted By terrymorse

Presumably, one ought to already know the tire...

Presumably, one ought to already know the tire pressure during a ride, as a person normally inflates the tires before rolling out.

Now if you could adjust the tire pressure during a ride without...
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