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Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 02:58 PM
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Views: 33,338
Posted By MoAlpha

That's pretty structured.

That's pretty structured.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 02:21 PM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 33,338
Posted By MoAlpha

Tachyarrhythmias don't count, yo.

Tachyarrhythmias don't count, yo.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-21, 02:19 PM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 33,338
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: 2,960
Views: 33,338
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: 2,960
Views: 33,338
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: 2,960
Views: 33,338
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: 2,960
Views: 33,338
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: 37
Views: 742
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: 37
Views: 742
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: 37
Views: 742
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: 2,960
Views: 33,338
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: 37
Views: 742
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: 37
Views: 742
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: 2,960
Views: 33,338
Posted By MoAlpha

Capital expenditure.

Capital expenditure.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 33,338
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: 2,960
Views: 33,338
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: 2,960
Views: 33,338
Posted By MoAlpha

I’d be wicked pissah fast if I didn’t.

I’d be wicked pissah fast if I didn’t.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-21, 07:16 PM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 33,338
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: 2,960
Views: 33,338
Posted By MoAlpha

My average speed makes me look like I’m doggin’...

My average speed makes me look like I’m doggin’ it all week because the commutes come out at, like, 14.7 mph.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-21, 02:26 PM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 33,338
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: 2,960
Views: 33,338
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: 2,960
Views: 33,338
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: 2,960
Views: 33,338
Posted By MoAlpha

Yes.

Yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-15-21, 04:14 PM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 33,338
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: 41
Views: 1,432
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: 2,960
Views: 33,338
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 I’m such a bad tactician that if you do the opposite of every call I make, you’ll win.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 07:05 PM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 33,338
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: 2,960
Views: 33,338
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: 2,960
Views: 33,338
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...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 03:13 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,432
Posted By MoAlpha

At 800+ bucks a pop for progressive lenses, I'm...

At 800+ bucks a pop for progressive lenses, I'm not wearing those on the bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 10:54 AM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 33,338
Posted By MoAlpha

To state the obvious, sounds like you're in an...

To state the obvious, sounds like you're in an ambiguous place surgically, because they don't have a definitive cause for your pain and are justifiably hesitant to mess around. It's very hard to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 10:48 AM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 33,338
Posted By MoAlpha

I thought I had seen BT ****ery before I got a...

I thought I had seen BT ****ery before I got a smart trainer. :crash:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 08:37 AM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 33,338
Posted By MoAlpha

Frankly, neither do I.

Frankly, neither do I.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 07:16 AM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 33,338
Posted By MoAlpha

Just got the eye-watering estimate for new boat...

Just got the eye-watering estimate for new boat electronics. All Garmin. For just a little bit more I could fly you out to set up the menus on all five displays.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 07:11 AM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 33,338
Posted By MoAlpha

Oh, ****! What happened?

Oh, ****! What happened?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-13-21, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 33,338
Posted By MoAlpha

The summer before senior year of college, the X-C...

The summer before senior year of college, the X-C team agreed that, in order to kick ass next season, we would work up to a 100 mi. week at the end of August. Thus ended my varsity running career. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,432
Posted By MoAlpha

Polarized lenses are indispensable for sailing...

Polarized lenses are indispensable for sailing and snow sports, nice for driving, unnecessary for cycling.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-21, 08:07 AM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 33,338
Posted By MoAlpha

Thanks! Been to Gueros. It's very good, as I...

Thanks! Been to Gueros. It's very good, as I remember.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-21, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 33,338
Posted By MoAlpha

We will have a car, but don't know where we're...

We will have a car, but don't know where we're staying. "Real" (not Tex Mex) Mexican would be my preference, but my brother is from NYC where air laws forbid BBQ, so we're open to both or any other...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-21, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 33,338
Posted By MoAlpha

Been there four or five times and I know it's...

Been there four or five times and I know it's different. Restaurant suggestions would be much appreciated!
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-21, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 33,338
Posted By MoAlpha

Get rid of that strainer. Restricted flow allows...

Get rid of that strainer. Restricted flow allows clogs to form faster. Oh and get a snake if you don't have one.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-21, 05:59 AM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 33,338
Posted By MoAlpha

We have a wedding in Austin next month. Not sure...

We have a wedding in Austin next month. Not sure about the after party, but I am somewhat leery of the whole enterprise, especially getting on an airplane with a bunch of Texans.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-21, 05:17 AM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 33,338
Posted By MoAlpha

They’re not strong on basic physics here either...

They’re not strong on basic physics here either and rain just pisses them off.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-21, 07:18 PM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 33,338
Posted By MoAlpha

and I quote: “wut.”

and I quote: “wut.”
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-21, 03:39 PM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 33,338
Posted By MoAlpha

Oh yeah, nothing to worry about…like brucellosis....

Oh yeah, nothing to worry about…like brucellosis.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_human_disease_case_fatality_rates
Forum: Road Cycling
10-11-21, 05:43 AM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 33,338
Posted By MoAlpha

Got a better tool and tightened the cups some...

Got a better tool and tightened the cups some more. We shall see…
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 33,338
Posted By MoAlpha

Anything could happen on a 3 hr lawn.

Anything could happen on a 3 hr lawn.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-21, 02:46 PM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 33,338
Posted By MoAlpha

We had teens-mid 20s (kts) out on the Bay. My...

We had teens-mid 20s (kts) out on the Bay. My people went sub-5. I doubt I could have hung.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-21, 12:23 PM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 33,338
Posted By MoAlpha

Went sailing yesterday instead of doing the...

Went sailing yesterday instead of doing the Seagull Century and it was totally epic, but that doesn’t count either.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-21, 06:08 PM
Replies: 2,960
Views: 33,338
Posted By MoAlpha

I am a lover of music, high and low, from gut...

I am a lover of music, high and low, from gut bucket to gamelan. Country is not my favorite genre, but I do enjoy a lot of it up through the 1960s and some more recent artists who maintain the...
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