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Forum: Road Cycling
07-06-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 306
Views: 3,169
Posted By MoAlpha

Reassuring.

Reassuring.
07-05-22, 10:26 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 588
Posted By MoAlpha

For complex reasons, I had to have a physical at...

For complex reasons, I had to have a physical at an armed forces recruitment center back in the late 80s and sat for a while, stripped to my skivvies, in a long line-up of young guys until I got...
07-05-22, 10:03 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 588
Posted By MoAlpha

This is just telling you where you fall on the...

This is just telling you where you fall on the population distribution of estimated VO2max over age. If the distribution has any validity, I assume it comes from some Big Data source using the same...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-22, 09:48 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 3,169
Posted By MoAlpha

So freakin' true.

So freakin' true.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-05-22, 07:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 433
Posted By MoAlpha

Love 'em. There's just no one to do all the...

Love 'em. There's just no one to do all the snaps when my wife's not home.
07-04-22, 07:50 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 588
Posted By MoAlpha

If I had to pick one measure it would be the...

If I had to pick one measure it would be the lactate curve.

https://jameshewitt.net/2014/10/30/how-can-cyclists-use-an-understanding-of-blood-lactate-to-their-advantage/

Age 66, estimated...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-22, 11:51 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 3,169
Posted By MoAlpha

Holy smoke! Better than the train, I guess.

Holy smoke! Better than the train, I guess.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-04-22, 11:47 AM
Replies: 306
Views: 3,169
Posted By MoAlpha

There’s a capacitor in the power circuit for the...

There’s a capacitor in the power circuit for the outside unit which has a limited lifespan. That’s my dumbass guess.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-02-22, 03:26 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

New Boat Instruments Day, and very nice indeed...

New Boat Instruments Day, and very nice indeed they are!

If anyone wants a single use 10% discount code for Garmin accessories (not further specified), let me know. I have nine of them!
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-22, 04:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 743
Posted By MoAlpha

Dehydration is inevitable and tolerable to a...

Dehydration is inevitable and tolerable to a degree. Water intoxication is not. Youíre an old dog and know what youíre doing.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-22, 02:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 743
Posted By MoAlpha

While virtually all heat casualties are...

While virtually all heat casualties are hyponatremic to some extent, this kind of "normal" sodium deficiency has to be distinguished from water intoxication, which is what it sounds like your friend...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-01-22, 04:01 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 743
Posted By MoAlpha

I have an absorbent wrap that cools the neck...

I have an absorbent wrap that cools the neck vessels by evaporation. Never tried it on the bike, but it certainly works on the boat. Just feels a bit clammy.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 06:35 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 743
Posted By MoAlpha

Excellent point. I can’t find a quick number for...

Excellent point. I can’t find a quick number for how much the heat response expands the vascular space that the heart has to pump blood through, but it’s big and you need big reserves to perform...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 03:40 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 743
Posted By MoAlpha

Acclimate, hydrate, replace sodium, ride...

Acclimate, hydrate, replace sodium, ride conservatively. Other than active cooling, there is literally nothing else to do.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-30-22, 08:16 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

Boutique Mescal hasn't made it to Tidewater VA...

Boutique Mescal hasn't made it to Tidewater VA yet?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

The old unit had that stand-off screw and the...

The old unit had that stand-off screw and the “braze-on” has its own pressure plate. Sticking that thing onto the tube with the derailleur mounted would have been a bit fiddly. My cable is frayed...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 03:22 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

Just replaced my sticky 6800 FD with the 8000...

Just replaced my sticky 6800 FD with the 8000 unit. It's a very nice design with some fairly significant innovations, like a better pull angle and an excellent cable tensioning system. Also, a...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 07:48 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

Nope. Years 12-14 were difficult at times but...

Nope. Years 12-14 were difficult at times but not too bad and after that, she was a delight almost all the time.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 05:01 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

Our kid got pissy and refractory for a few days...

Our kid got pissy and refractory for a few days before a developmental leap. This happened on a sort of monthly cycle when she was a baby and longer when she was a toddler.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-29-22, 04:31 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

Kooper was certainly the bigger name.

Kooper was certainly the bigger name.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 06:49 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

I can probably still remember his entire lead...

I can probably still remember his entire lead guitar track from Albertís Shuffle to this day. Al Kooper I can take in moderate doses.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-28-22, 11:33 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

Learning to ride slowly (80:20 training) on...

Learning to ride slowly (80:20 training) on popular cycling routes has been a great challenge and a maturing experience for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-27-22, 05:22 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, chloramines. Nasty stuff. I made...

Yeah, chloramines. Nasty stuff.

I made myself very unpopular at the pool where I used to work out by calling guys out for not showering or simply splashing a little water here and there. They...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 07:22 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

Me too. Sucks

Me too. Sucks
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-22, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

All that plus anti discrimination, diversity,...

All that plus anti discrimination, diversity, reportable relationships, whistleblowers, managing subordinates, hiring veterans, handling government records, data management, data security,...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-22-22, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

Favorite naughty girl bumper sticker: YES, BUT...

Favorite naughty girl bumper sticker: YES, BUT NOT WITH YOU.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 07:49 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, cycling has the advantage of not having to...

Yeah, cycling has the advantage of not having to carry dead riders off the course for days. I’ve been in two races where crews had to do this. The other one was a cardiac arrest.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 06:37 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

That photo makes my knees sweat. You really...

That photo makes my knees sweat. You really donít want time to think about it when you fall off of something. As for sailing with the body, I think the worst part for me would be the guilt from not...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-21-22, 04:33 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

Rumor says that the guy who went overboard and...

Rumor says that the guy who went overboard and drowned in the A2B was wearing an inflatable pfd, but was not clipped in. That doesnít reduce my sympathy for the crew who had to recover him and are...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-20-22, 03:18 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

The boat is doing a series of day races and...

The boat is doing a series of day races and regattas in Maine this summer and Iíve been invited, but will probably decline. Wife and I might do a local distance race on our boat this seasonÖor not. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-22, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

In rough conditions and at night all sailors have...

In rough conditions and at night all sailors have to wear a PFD and a harness attached by a tether to a point that will keep them out of the water. The rules for this race may mandate full time wear...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-22, 06:13 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

Just heard a guy died in the race this pm....

Just heard a guy died in the race this pm. Apparently washed overboard in windy conditions.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-22, 04:00 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

Gravity. No, thatís all we heard, but there were...

Gravity. No, thatís all we heard, but there were some ghastly sea states out there.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-22, 02:50 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

No penalty. Itís usually a fairly hot reaching...

No penalty. Itís usually a fairly hot reaching race, but beyond that, ask the owner. 😉
Forum: Road Cycling
06-19-22, 01:36 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, What finally did it for us was the mast...

Yeah, What finally did it for us was the mast track (holds the mainsail to the mast) breaking and threatened to unzip all the way up. We considered various fixes, but we didn’t have enough fuel to...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-22, 07:40 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

For our owner, we would need one from the...

For our owner, we would need one from the Colorado School of Mines. Heís the black sheep of a prominent RI Quaker family, didnít go to Brown, made it big in the oil patch, and comes off like an...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-15-22, 07:32 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

Restive

Restive
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-22, 09:03 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

Yep! Underneath and in the air. Wolf in sheepís...

Yep! Underneath and in the air. Wolf in sheepís clothing.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-22, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

dodgers only.

dodgers only.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-22, 06:18 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

Yup. Thatís the ride. We are in Portsmouth RI.

Yup. Thatís the ride. We are in Portsmouth RI.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-22, 06:06 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/a39d8cc7_e433_48b6_8052_c50776cc7e3a_d28f7fe6a4935f313d562900f5e2b1e134de7c71.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-22, 04:26 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

I have a crummy little 3-cyl, 40 hp diesel in the...

I have a crummy little 3-cyl, 40 hp diesel in the boat. It was made by Shibaura, sold by Perkins, and painted green, marinized, and attached to the saildriveby Volvo-Penta. This provenance is very...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-14-22, 04:13 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

Both. The neck issue was scarier because I...

Both.

The neck issue was scarier because I went all tingly from the neck down and I could have ended up in a scooter, but the disc hurt like my left leg was having a ******g baby!

Anecdote:...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-22, 03:31 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

Deep in the hip with radiation in a...

Deep in the hip with radiation in a pseudo-radicular pattern does sound piriformis-like. I am not a great believer in SI joint inflammation as a cause of neuropathic pain.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-22, 02:19 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

If appropriate stretching helps, it's piriformis....

If appropriate stretching helps, it's piriformis.

I've had piriformis syndrome and a catastrophic lumbar disc blowout. It can be hard to tell the difference, but the disc was 100x worse and left...
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-22, 07:02 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, I have ridden mine on 36mm gravel and 25mm...

Yeah, I have ridden mine on 36mm gravel and 25mm road tires and it makes a huge difference, but it's still pretty slow, which I attribute to weight and aerodynamics.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-13-22, 03:44 AM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

Yep. Mine is too. Weighs a ton.

Yep. Mine is too. Weighs a ton.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-22, 03:34 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

Did I miss a NBD?

Did I miss a NBD?
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-22, 03:33 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

Whoa! Take it easy and I hope it isnít too bad a...

Whoa! Take it easy and I hope it isnít too bad a case!
Forum: Road Cycling
06-12-22, 03:25 PM
Replies: 10,551
Views: 135,649
Posted By MoAlpha

No indeed, which is why I have a 290N inflatable....

No indeed, which is why I have a 290N inflatable. I was also told long ago that I would die first and my mates would eat me, but thereís another shrimp on this crew too and heís a year or two older,...
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