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Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 01:12 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

Hard to say. Hard to say…

Hard to say. Hard to say…
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 01:10 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

“Jury rig” is an old nautical term. Some say from...

“Jury rig” is an old nautical term. Some say from Middle English, according to Google.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

Not worth it for a sheet for a poly Genoa....

Not worth it for a sheet for a poly Genoa. Ceramic knife for aramid ropegoods.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-22, 04:52 AM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

An old poly Genoa sheet. Replacements are already...

An old poly Genoa sheet. Replacements are already in the works.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CyeFUc5gzuQ
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 07:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 977
Posted By MoAlpha

I wish they made marine systems.

I wish they made marine systems.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

First for me today: I ****ed something up so bad...

First for me today: I ****ed something up so bad on the boat, I had to cut a line with a ******g knife! Of course, I had a riding buddy out with me and was hoping to impress him with my skills.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

I like riding with people I like.

I like riding with people I like.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

Yes and could be. The app is Spok Mobile.

Yes and could be. The app is Spok Mobile.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 08:38 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 815
Posted By MoAlpha

Burble, exactly!

Burble, exactly!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 08:05 AM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

I have a paging app from my employer on my phone,...

I have a paging app from my employer on my phone, which is accessed from the hospital page system, has a deafening beep and, I think, can’t be silenced.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-06-22, 07:10 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 815
Posted By MoAlpha

I have been using generic pads (Galfer, Koolstop,...

I have been using generic pads (Galfer, Koolstop, other) on two heavily used bikes for a couple of years now and the only difference from Shimano that I notice is how they sound. I don’t live in the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 06:52 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

S.J. Perelman used to refer to sinister movie and...

S.J. Perelman used to refer to sinister movie and pulp fiction Asians as “celestials.” Cracked me up.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 06:45 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

Does anyone not like them?

Does anyone not like them?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 11:06 AM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

Hell if I know. He was conscious and breathing,...

Hell if I know. He was conscious and breathing, they said they had called an ambulance, and they weren't endangering his C-spine, so I congratulated them on their perspicacity and rode off.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-05-22, 08:25 AM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

On today's extended commute I talked to a group...

On today's extended commute I talked to a group from the local slow cycling club who were standing around a member who was face down on the pavement. The back of the peloton is a dangerous place!
08-05-22, 08:22 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,008
Posted By MoAlpha

Handy gizmo! I guess they program in a delay to...

Handy gizmo! I guess they program in a delay to avoid false alarms.
08-05-22, 04:59 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,008
Posted By MoAlpha

Agree on all points, I referred only to...

Agree on all points, I referred only to conventional athletic HRMs, and, by “subjectively,” meant how it feels to the subject. I think we will also agree that there are a few seconds of conscious...
08-03-22, 01:46 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,187
Posted By MoAlpha

Literally, "old crapper." Yes, agree, I...

Literally, "old crapper."

Yes, agree, I track a.m. and overnight HR too, because I wear a gizmo 24 hrs. and it is elevated after too much intensity or other stressors and pretty much...
08-03-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,008
Posted By MoAlpha

Since this thread has been revived and in case...

Since this thread has been revived and in case the OP ever looks at it again after two years,

1. One cannot subjectively distinguish supraventricular from ventricular tachycardia and they will...
08-03-22, 08:59 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,187
Posted By MoAlpha

Anyone, especially an alter kacker, who wants to...

Anyone, especially an alter kacker, who wants to train or just ride at a competitive or quasi-competitive level—which necessarily means some amount of high intensity work—needs a reliable...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-22, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

LSS wrote her PhD thesis in some ancient EMACS on...

LSS wrote her PhD thesis in some ancient EMACS on a VT100 connected to a PDP11 via 300 baud modem and that was some big power back then. I think she had a DEC Rainbow 100 on her desk at work.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-22, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

Hard for a hacker to center that hole and drill...

Hard for a hacker to center that hole and drill it straight without a drill press. Ask me how I know.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-22, 08:34 AM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

I think it’s a series of finger or earlobe...

I think it’s a series of finger or earlobe sticks, while doing some sort of ascending protocol on the bike. They can estimate it from respiratory gas analysis, the way they do VO2, but it’s not as...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-22, 06:53 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

When I was young and dumb(er) I repeatedly ran a...

When I was young and dumb(er) I repeatedly ran a lawnmower over one of those on different days and wondered why I kept getting stung on the legs.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

Just signed up for blood lactate testing, with...

Just signed up for blood lactate testing, with the goal of finding the “real” power and HR targets for low intensity workouts. I am going full fitness geek at a ridiculously advanced age, but it’s...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-22, 12:57 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

The "tongue" is just to prevent water entry as...

The "tongue" is just to prevent water entry as far as I know. Not a problem at that location.
08-01-22, 11:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 711
Posted By MoAlpha

Good outcome. I will just observe that one’s...

Good outcome. I will just observe that one’s number tries to come up a lot less on a properly maintained bike.
08-01-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,187
Posted By MoAlpha

Since the mechanism which produces AF in athletes...

Since the mechanism which produces AF in athletes is unknown and there are no known associations between AF and anything measurable in blood, that's a ways off.

Also, the role of inflammation in...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-01-22, 07:31 AM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

Do it and I'll buy your stuff, but first give the...

Do it and I'll buy your stuff, but first give the entire cable route a look for high friction points. I had a problem on the Cervélo at the guide under the BB, which I fixed with housing liner. The...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-31-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

Amazing ride by van Vleuten. Che bestia!

Amazing ride by van Vleuten. Che bestia!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-22, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

Good, but increased drag anywhere will cause it...

Good, but increased drag anywhere will cause it to break there.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-22, 04:07 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

Cutting your housing with a bad tool? Not using...

Cutting your housing with a bad tool? Not using a ferrule on the shifter end?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-22, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

This thing lasted, like, three months, right? To...

This thing lasted, like, three months, right? To me that says installation error or defective part.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-22, 02:56 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

And, of course, it won’t go DDWFTTW.

And, of course, it won’t go DDWFTTW.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-30-22, 07:08 AM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

Pretty slick sail land sailer with canting ama. ...

Pretty slick sail land sailer with canting ama.

https://twitter.com/emiratesteamnz/status/1553285364290387968?s=21&t=112gPiFdJwCKFt1jTOjJHA
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-22, 04:26 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

At least there’s some transparency and equity in...

At least there’s some transparency and equity in that pricing.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-22, 02:48 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

Ohhhh, man. Not nice. Hope he’s okay, Indy.

Ohhhh, man. Not nice. Hope he’s okay, Indy.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-22, 11:22 AM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

We eat out about once every three months.

We eat out about once every three months.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-22, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

We go to indoor restaurants, but not crowded...

We go to indoor restaurants, but not crowded ones, and don't go to large social gatherings. LSS masks for shopping etc. and I usually do if it's more than just a dash in and out. My work is still...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-22, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

Them, via one of their kids. We have been spared...

Them, via one of their kids. We have been spared so far. It helps to have no life.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-22, 09:59 AM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

Was supposed to go to Asheville today to visit...

Was supposed to go to Asheville today to visit in-laws, but COVID.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-22, 09:58 AM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

Well known side effect. Glad she's okay. Scary...

Well known side effect. Glad she's okay. Scary business.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-22, 08:35 AM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

Very flat, especially to the East, which I think...

Very flat, especially to the East, which I think is the most interesting direction.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-22, 08:09 AM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

Richmond's a good choice.

Richmond's a good choice.
07-29-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 853
Posted By MoAlpha

Wet cotton sucks, but it conducts heat a lot...

Wet cotton sucks, but it conducts heat a lot better than dry cotton, which has essentially the conductivity of air. Any fabric which fails to saturate with water will conduct heat less efficiently. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-29-22, 04:04 AM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

I always under-drink too, but people manage to do...

I always under-drink too, but people manage to do it or come dangerously close on a regular basis.



Happens with sports drinks too, but maybe not Brawndo. Li2CO3 is good.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-22, 07:13 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

Ugh. …and sometimes the bear hunts you.

Ugh. …and sometimes the bear hunts you.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-22, 06:46 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

The question is how does that compare to your HR...

The question is how does that compare to your HR at the same power in cool weather or when you were feeling good. Most training software will construct power/HR curves and you can do them for...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

You can absorb water fast enough to kill...

You can absorb water fast enough to kill yourself, even in a hot race.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-28-22, 05:31 PM
Replies: 3,043
Views: 37,025
Posted By MoAlpha

Haven’t gotten there yet. Wife paused it at...

Haven’t gotten there yet. Wife paused it at about 40 km to go when she went to the pool.
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