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Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 11:59 AM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

Huh. Even in 1978, Superman couldn't find a...

Huh. Even in 1978, Superman couldn't find a place to change.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

Well, to be fair, I did spend an extended time...

Well, to be fair, I did spend an extended time stuck behind the Porsche Ass of the Porsche Ass.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 11:37 AM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

Oh - I forgot that one of the highlights of my...

Oh - I forgot that one of the highlights of my ride yesterday was encountering the Porsche Ass Of The Day in person. Some jerk in a 911 Cabriolet of some kind, in front of me on a narrow road. As we...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 11:26 AM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

The other day, the classical station played...

The other day, the classical station played Jeremiah Clarke's "Trumpet Voluntary", which I figure is better than Trumpet Mandatory, or worse - Trumpet Involuntary. We've all done those....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-23-22, 10:59 AM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

So, which is the valve that, if you push it down,...

So, which is the valve that, if you push it down, the music goes round and around, whoa-ho-ho-ho-ho-ho, and it comes out there?
05-23-22, 10:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 71
Posted By genejockey

The chain appears to be engaging the teeth on the...

The chain appears to be engaging the teeth on the bottom of the ring but not the top. Any chance you need a new chain, rather than to take the drastic step of removing metal you can't put back? ...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 09:22 PM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

For Mrs. GeneJockey's Birthday dinner, we had...

For Mrs. GeneJockey's Birthday dinner, we had Indian, from a place that is part of an Indian Restaurant Empire, run by the family of our purchase agent/office manager, at our little outpost on the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 07:37 PM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

Punctuation is the difference between a nice...

Punctuation is the difference between a nice family meal and cannibalism:

Let's eat, Grandma
vs
Let's eat Grandma

Punctuation saves lives.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 05:51 PM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

Long day, and it's only 4:15. I went to bed...

Long day, and it's only 4:15. I went to bed early last night after what must have been an exhausting day, because I couldn't keep my eyes open at 10:30. So I woke up before 6:30. I'd rather have...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 05:12 PM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

who are you ee cummings?

who are you ee cummings?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-22-22, 08:03 AM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

I owned a 1986 GTI and a 1991 Passat. Both of...

I owned a 1986 GTI and a 1991 Passat. Both of them had fuel pump failures. The pump in the tank would fail, and then that would take out the one that fed the injectors. The Passat also had a...
05-21-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 119
Posted By genejockey

Depends on the smart trainer. My wheel-on Wahoo...

Depends on the smart trainer. My wheel-on Wahoo Kickr Snap required an adapter, which goes on the clamp side, and that comes with 3 different thru axles. These are longer than normal TAs, with an...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-22, 12:58 PM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

I decided it was time to wash the Dodge, which I...

I decided it was time to wash the Dodge, which I acquired 8 years ago this week. It was covered in little yellow spots, which I presume are some kind of bird s**t. Getting those scrubbed off was a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-22, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

So you'll want to be Far From them, then.

So you'll want to be Far From them, then.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-21-22, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

This will incrementally lift my average. Wordle...

This will incrementally lift my average.
Wordle 336 3/6

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As opposed to excrementally dropping it....
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-22, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

Yes, it does.

Yes, it does.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-22, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

My PCP got back to me about the Echo results. ...

My PCP got back to me about the Echo results. "looks overall good", she says. She said, enlarged LV might be related to hypertension, but I'm thinking since enlarged LV is about the most common...
05-20-22, 10:28 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 563
Posted By genejockey

I got the Performance-branded version of this...

I got the Performance-branded version of this Topeak workstand (https://www.topeak.com/global/en/products/151-Repair-Stands/259-PREPSTAND-ELITE)on sale a few years back. I paid less than they go...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-22, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

I remember driving I-80 in Nevada in late May,...

I remember driving I-80 in Nevada in late May, way back in '88, and it was snowing between Winnemucca and Elko. Not much, but seeing snow in late May was weird.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-22, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

I've been watching the highlights on GCN Racing...

I've been watching the highlights on GCN Racing on YouTube, but can't watch the race itself, because of that job thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-22, 10:08 AM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

Happy World Bidet!

Happy World Bidet!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-20-22, 08:24 AM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

Yep. That's how cancer works. It can hit anyone,...

Yep. That's how cancer works. It can hit anyone, and all the healthy lifestyle stuff can only reduce, never eliminate the risk.

On the plus side, caught early, it's very treatable.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 01:24 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,104
Posted By genejockey

It's not the room on the seatpost I'm after. ...

It's not the room on the seatpost I'm after. It's the minimalist aesthetic. :rolleyes:

It's also a bit of a hassle, swapping everything over from one bike to another. The down side of having so...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 01:17 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,104
Posted By genejockey

I do sometimes, but I feel less safe doing so. ...

I do sometimes, but I feel less safe doing so. Then I remind myself that I rode for decades without one. Same for carrying a cell phone. That said, the vast majority of my rides, I use the Varia...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 01:08 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 2,104
Posted By genejockey

Which is, in turn, larger than the no-lights...

Which is, in turn, larger than the no-lights version.

Sometimes, I miss the purity of a seatpost with only a saddle bag, and handlebars with nothing but tape and brake levers. Still, I find...
05-19-22, 12:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,064
Posted By genejockey

Yesterday evening was pretty nice for cycling on...

Yesterday evening was pretty nice for cycling on the Peninsula, though there were headwinds that got substantially worse the closer to 92 I got on Canada Rd. Short sleeve jersey weather! I did...
05-19-22, 12:31 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,064
Posted By genejockey

I was riding on a bike path one morning in...

I was riding on a bike path one morning in Spring, and I saw another cyclist, in the oncoming lane, stopped. He flagged me down.. There was a small rattlesnake stretched out across the path. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 12:26 PM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

Since, as Mrs. GeneJockey says, "I don't follow...

Since, as Mrs. GeneJockey says, "I don't follow hockey," my first thought was, Why does the Securities and Exchange Commission care about single player (vs multiplayer)?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 08:49 AM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

Lucky guess. I'll still take it. Wordle 334...

Lucky guess. I'll still take it.
Wordle 334 3/6

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I don't understand the reasoning behind using different 'first words'. If your first word is good, there's no reason to...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

Try doing a totally Z1 recovery ride. It's...

Try doing a totally Z1 recovery ride. It's funny. I can manage maybe half an hour of that, power below 140w. BUT everything I read about recovery rides says 1) they're good and 2) they're much...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-22, 08:36 AM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

I realized that there IS one MUP that I do use,...

I realized that there IS one MUP that I do use, which is like a bypass for a half-mile, 6% climb I sometimes prefer to skip on my way home on my Sunday rides. But it's not heavily used, and I can...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 11:15 PM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

Short sleeve jersey day today. I was on the...

Short sleeve jersey day today. I was on the Litespeed, seeing what I could do on my 25 mile TT route. It was windy at the north end of the route, which meant the first 2 miles, and the last 4 were...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

An incident like that is why I stopped riding...

An incident like that is why I stopped riding MUPs. I have never, ever liked those extendo leashes. They don't work like fishing reels, so you really don't have any control over the dog. Who in...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

Would you like to know more?

Would you like to know more?
05-18-22, 05:20 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 607
Posted By genejockey

It depends on the nature of the discomfort. Are...

It depends on the nature of the discomfort. Are we talking your junk falling asleep? Or a feeling of pressure on the perineum? Or are you crushing your junk?

It also depends on what you're...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 04:51 PM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

A large beetle of some kind, smashed onto the DT.

A large beetle of some kind, smashed onto the DT.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 02:48 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 1,755
Posted By genejockey

So you're saying the spoke broke back, and to the...

So you're saying the spoke broke back, and to the left?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 02:36 PM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

When I did the R8000 build on the Litespeed, I...

When I did the R8000 build on the Litespeed, I made the chain 2 links longer than Big/Big, and discovered it had slack, so I opened the Shimano Quick Link I'd JUST installed, cut out a link, and put...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 01:42 PM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

I just had to eat an apple the primitive way,...

I just had to eat an apple the primitive way, instead of the civilized way - cut in half and core - because I've once again misplaced my pocketknife. How well the primitive method works seems...
05-18-22, 12:07 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By genejockey

I couldn't slow down enough to stay with him. I...

I couldn't slow down enough to stay with him. I mean, 1w/kg? That's deep, DEEP in Z1. Maybe he's the Recovery Bot.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 11:52 AM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

But I kinda like the music Say the ladies are...

But I kinda like the music
Say the ladies are insane there
And they sure know how to use it.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

I believe it's a not-unexpected finding in an...

I believe it's a not-unexpected finding in an athlete, if I might stretch the definition enough to include myself.

Maybe, like the Grinch, my heart grew three sizes one day?
Forum: Road Cycling
05-18-22, 11:44 AM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

More like it. Wordle 333 3/6 🟩⬜⬜🟨⬜ 🟩⬜🟨⬜⬜...

More like it.
Wordle 333 3/6

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05-18-22, 11:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 293
Posted By genejockey

I was in the Makuri Islands last night, and...

I was in the Makuri Islands last night, and encountered "Eddy Echelon", a pace partner running at 1w/kg. He had one follower. I haven't seen any mention of Eddy anywhere, and I thought Zwift was...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 11:29 PM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

Thanks for the reminder! Wordle 332 4/6 ...

Thanks for the reminder!
Wordle 332 4/6

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Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 09:38 PM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

Got the results from Echo Cardiogram. I may not...

Got the results from Echo Cardiogram. I may not have a heart as big as all outdoors, but "The left ventricle is at the upper limits of normal in size."
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 05:33 PM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

Looks like he's barfing into the flat 6. Calling...

Looks like he's barfing into the flat 6. Calling God on the Great Orange Telephone, you might say.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 05:21 PM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

So, a PayDay bar, instead of Reeses.

So, a PayDay bar, instead of Reeses.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-17-22, 03:13 PM
Replies: 6,027
Views: 73,676
Posted By genejockey

Tough, but fair, IOW. I'm good with that.

Tough, but fair, IOW. I'm good with that.
05-17-22, 02:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 489
Posted By genejockey

I do like the empty shoes clipped into the pedals.

I do like the empty shoes clipped into the pedals.
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