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Forum: Road Cycling
09-26-23, 01:52 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

Ask me how I know.

Ask me how I know.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-23, 06:48 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

I have some disc wheels where the plastic axle...

I have some disc wheels where the plastic axle sleeves tend to unscrew a fraction of a turn and cause play. I could see that coming and going with wheel removal and replacement.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-23, 07:06 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

I SAID IT'S ANNOYING! ...and it's also the...

I SAID IT'S ANNOYING!

...and it's also the one I use the most. :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-23, 06:15 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

One noisy cogwheel on an otherwise good,...

One noisy cogwheel on an otherwise good, high-end, cassette. Most annoying.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-23, 04:14 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

:lol: Havenít heard that expression since my...

:lol: Havenít heard that expression since my white trouser days!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-23, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

My daughter gave me one of those a few years ago....

My daughter gave me one of those a few years ago. Great tool, but too bulky for the road. I have used the chain tool and, no, itís not shop grade at all.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-23, 02:42 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

Isnít a pin pusher just a conventional chain...

Isnít a pin pusher just a conventional chain tool? I always seem to have trouble getting the links to stay squeezed together enough to lock when tension them. Iíd love a tool which did that.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-23, 02:37 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

Meh, donít worry about it. Skin tight is fast,...

Meh, donít worry about it. Skin tight is fast, transports moisture off the skin better, and doesnít chafe your tits.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-10-23, 02:25 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

https://www.parktool.com/en-us/product/master-link...

https://www.parktool.com/en-us/product/master-link-pliers-mlp-1-2
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-23, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

I understand.

I understand.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-08-23, 07:51 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

That's completely obnoxious.

That's completely obnoxious.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-23, 10:15 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

Today's specimen did and I have a bell on my...

Today's specimen did and I have a bell on my commuting bike.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-23, 07:22 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

On my commute to work, I take a very short trail...

On my commute to work, I take a very short trail through a small piece of park, which cuts off a bad piece of road. It's six feet at its widest, has several blind corners, and is full of dog...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-23, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

For the hydraulic fitting or the doodoo pumpout...

For the hydraulic fitting or the doodoo pumpout hose connector company?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-23, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

Anecdotally, I think it might be "trainable"...

Anecdotally, I think it might be "trainable" downward, although no one would use it as a marker of fitness. It's certainly not trainable upward.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-23, 02:01 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

How do you know your stroke volume hasnít...

How do you know your stroke volume hasnít increased a bunch and the demand is lower? In fact, I heard recently on the ďInside ExerciseĒ podcast that both resting and max HR go down with fitness.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-23, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

The Darth Vader crank, as my bike-shop owner...

The Darth Vader crank, as my bike-shop owner buddy called it.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-23, 12:18 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, most functional manifestations of...

Yeah, most functional manifestations of development and degeneration go in jumps even though the underlying processes may be more continuous. I think this is because systems compensate until they...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-23, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-23, 11:39 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

It would be different from most other clinical...

It would be different from most other clinical signs of aging if it did. The smooth decline, if there is one, probably comes from group data.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-23, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

Last year, I hit 180 once and saw lots of low...

Last year, I hit 180 once and saw lots of low 170s. This year, I can barely get out of the 160s.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-04-23, 04:57 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

Long ago when we were young and frisky, LSS and I...

Long ago when we were young and frisky, LSS and I considered doing that…and then quickly reconsidered.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-23, 04:12 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

Nah, new Lifeline house bank for the boat.

Nah, new Lifeline house bank for the boat.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-23, 03:22 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0036_c39c1c9b8e4b7dead4c091cf9181183c2d6e341c.jpeg
Today at the MD Cycling Classic

One-piece cockpits is done!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-23, 06:49 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

There does not appear to be a fifth among them.

There does not appear to be a fifth among them.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-03-23, 02:49 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

It's an editorial meeting for a scientific...

It's an editorial meeting for a scientific journal, being held at a society meeting.

No Germans involved.

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Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-23, 06:23 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

Totally overdid it on the road today with the...

Totally overdid it on the road today with the express intent of conking out at 2100.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-23, 06:22 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

Look, Bah Humbug! Someone else knows itís...

Look, Bah Humbug! Someone else knows itís ďmemoriamĒ and ďnauseam!Ē :love:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-23, 06:15 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

We are splicing in genes which give them wings...

We are splicing in genes which give them wings and allow them to eat bone, so they can just land on your head and go at it. Cool, right?


In other news, I have to get up at 0130 tomorrow morning...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-23, 05:12 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

Good sign. Youíll be fine.

Good sign. Youíll be fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-23, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

Headache needs to go away. Did you have...

Headache needs to go away.

Did you have anterograde amnesia (time after the hit which you donít remember) and, if so, for how long?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-23, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

Sorry to hear! My advice? Stay off the bike...

Sorry to hear!

My advice? Stay off the bike until you can get checked out by someone who sees concussed athletes on a regular basis. Check with a local university about who they use.

If you...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-27-23, 06:30 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

Almost the WT pros seem to have accounts.

Almost the WT pros seem to have accounts.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-23, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

Iíve eaten puffballs.

Iíve eaten puffballs.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-23, 07:18 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

You know what would or, perhaps, will drive me...

You know what would or, perhaps, will drive me crazy about an e-bike? The uncertainty, when riding alone, about whether I should be pedaling at any given time and how hard. I tend to obsess about...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-23, 07:15 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

Edible?

Edible?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-23, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

Heard it was good.

Heard it was good.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-23, 04:07 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

Canít tell if youíre deadpanning, or you really...

Canít tell if youíre deadpanning, or you really think thereís a Barbie book, or there really is a Barbie book, etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-23, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

:rolleyes:

:rolleyes:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-23, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

Today's was a pinch flat. I hit a very small...

Today's was a pinch flat. I hit a very small object with my front wheel.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-23, 02:53 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

For the < 1 flat I get per year? Nah.

For the < 1 flat I get per year? Nah.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-23, 02:49 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

I read the book.

I read the book.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-23, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

The main thing that keeps me from watching...

The main thing that keeps me from watching movies. I'd much rather see people **** than fight. Something about having seen a certain amount of real gore and the attendant suffering makes it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-23, 02:17 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, I used to carry a patch kit and used it...

Yeah, I used to carry a patch kit and used it often, but I find they're hit or miss with today's tubes or my waning skills or something. I tried to patch the tube that flatted this a.m., and it...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-23, 01:53 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

That's very sad. Not related to pushing...

That's very sad.

Not related to pushing hard, but definitely related to exercise per se?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-24-23, 01:50 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

Had to make the call of shame this morning. Got...

Had to make the call of shame this morning. Got a flat 5 mi out and my second tube had a big hole, despite being unused. There were no offers from my four companions. :notamused:
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-23, 07:29 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

Pressure cooker for brown rice any day of the...

Pressure cooker for brown rice any day of the week. Uses less than half the water of a rice cooker and produces perfect, al dente, rice, with no sogginess or splitting and far better taste. Faster...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-23, 07:05 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

No indeed. However, a 10 min nap in my office...

No indeed. However, a 10 min nap in my office chair this afternoon, followed by a sandwich and 16 oz of bad coffee, put things substantially to rights.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-23, 04:18 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

Is the guy with the M-939 also former military? ...

Is the guy with the M-939 also former military? I donít know any military cyclists, but the Chesapeake sailing community full of current and former officersÖand spies. I retired as the equivalent...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-17-23, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 161,765
Posted By MoAlpha

Roughly. Point of pride with him.

Roughly. Point of pride with him.
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