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06-26-19, 08:48 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,723
Posted By McBTC

Just a thought but, it may be that it's easier to...

Just a thought but, it may be that it's easier to get yourself way beyond the level of exertion you ever intended--e.g., having a great workout only to appreciate when you return to go that you've...
06-25-19, 06:52 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,723
Posted By McBTC

Go going back to the original article, however...

Go going back to the original article, however accurate or inaccurate it may be, it was pointed out that the longevity of cyclists is greater than that of runners... They're definitely are trade offs...
06-25-19, 10:20 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,723
Posted By McBTC

In S. Cali I've seen many >60 year old runners...

In S. Cali I've seen many >60 year old runners and definitely see all of them as on the tail of superior fitness compared to the general population but... giving all of them their well-deserved due,...
06-23-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,047
Posted By McBTC

The judge held the cyclist 100% responsible for...

The judge held the cyclist 100% responsible for all damages and costs despite the finding that no one of them was any more guilty than the other. A jury could not have done worse, even if a jury...
06-22-19, 07:25 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 2,723
Posted By McBTC

Hearts of Swimmers vs Runners vs... Cyclists

Turns out runners hearts are more efficient than swimmers. Interesting as to why-- runners must move blood in a upright position whereas swimmers' horizontal position means the heart is spared a...
06-21-19, 08:57 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,047
Posted By McBTC

process over justice...?

process over justice...?
06-21-19, 08:08 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,047
Posted By McBTC

The judge could have also have said, if they both...

The judge could have also have said, if they both are equally to blame they both are equally responsible and if the claim was good for one it also should be good for the other, whether filed or not--...
06-21-19, 04:38 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,047
Posted By McBTC

The worm turns- cyclist pays damages for injury to others

... and, gets knocked-out in the bargain (legal fees were the biggest cost).


https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jun/21/cyclist-crashed-into-woman-mobile-phone-pay-compensation-london
06-12-19, 08:23 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,067
Posted By McBTC

Except for ~17% of men who outlive their wives...

Except for ~17% of men who outlive their wives (widowers), women end up with all the money.
06-03-19, 09:29 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,067
Posted By McBTC

What if a contestant, like the $6M man, was...

What if a contestant, like the $6M man, was injured and doctors saved his or her life by replacing mangled legs (among other appendages) with bionic parts?
06-02-19, 09:48 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,067
Posted By McBTC

Still, you have to feel the angst of anyone who...

Still, you have to feel the angst of anyone who has devoted years of effort it takes to, for example, be a competitive runner, only to then be required to compete against a family's Labradoodle that...
05-31-19, 08:55 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,093
Posted By McBTC

It's not the phone that's a danger. The above...

It's not the phone that's a danger. The above article says, distracted driving is a, national epidemic.

"Texting is particularly dangerous because sending or reading a text takes an average of...
05-30-19, 05:57 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,093
Posted By McBTC

Lifetime consequences... ...

Lifetime consequences...


https://www.aaa.com/dontdrivedistracted/articles/alifealtered.html?zip=92626-AAA&area=email_EDistracted052819&cid=336382467490333&jid=354191
05-27-19, 04:53 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,067
Posted By McBTC

To allow people 'like' males -- to compete...

To allow people 'like' males -- to compete against women who inarguably will always have a disproportionate percentage of their physicality related to the creation and nurturing of life... doesn't...
05-26-19, 07:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,067
Posted By McBTC

The winner of an athletic event coming down to a...

The winner of an athletic event coming down to a judge and jury just doesn't quite seem right, right?
05-21-19, 08:40 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,067
Posted By McBTC

We could erase gender segregation altogether by...

We could erase gender segregation altogether by simply changing the rules of the games that give those with greater strength and size a competitive advantage--e.g., golf could be limited to just...
05-21-19, 07:43 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,067
Posted By McBTC

A lot of different angles--e.g., no one questions...

A lot of different angles--e.g., no one questions correcting vision (glasses, implants, surgery) to compete so... why not correct a testosterone deficiency with a little supplementation?

It would...
05-20-19, 09:26 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,067
Posted By McBTC

Sort of flies in the face of the reason why...

Sort of flies in the face of the reason why sports are categorized to begin with-- male or female...
05-20-19, 06:59 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,067
Posted By McBTC

The additional nuances here though is that it's...

The additional nuances here though is that it's her genes that result in higher testosterone levels (entirely natural for her) -- higher than other women (which she is) -- but, not higher than any...
05-20-19, 12:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,067
Posted By McBTC

There seems to be a lot of standalone issues of...

There seems to be a lot of standalone issues of interest, all jammed into this single matter of a generational athlete, ethics, justice, law enforcement... a lifetime ban, like in the instance of...
05-20-19, 11:59 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,067
Posted By McBTC

The wrap up about the related issue concerning...

The wrap up about the related issue concerning the prevalence of doping in sport discusses some interesting numbers-- e.g., finding... 50%

But… the catch rate? 1%
05-20-19, 11:23 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,067
Posted By McBTC

Lance Armstrong-- What's Normal?

Fascinating podcast-- Lance Armstrong talking with professor Roger Pielke Jr about natural testerone levels with respect to the X-Y runner case, Caster Semenya, who some believe should not run as a...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-19, 08:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 561
Posted By McBTC

Heart run v. swim v... cycling?

Exercised-induced heart changes?

Interesting article about small differences between heats of runners vs. swimmers.

https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fphys.2018.01700/full

Based...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-19, 06:41 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,942
Posted By McBTC

It might not be all that hard to live like a...

It might not be all that hard to live like a colonial. Given the discussion above about the practice to drinking low-alcohol cider all day long because of the perceived lack of clean water at the...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-13-19, 09:06 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,942
Posted By McBTC

I think if anything, it all shows that while...

I think if anything, it all shows that while total abstinence is the thing to do by anyone who knows that's what's best for themselves, preaching abstinence to others makes as much sense as preaching...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-12-19, 09:15 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,942
Posted By McBTC

Apparently, true if... the alcohol content of the...

Apparently, true if... the alcohol content of the beer is very low; otherwise, it is said to be dehydrating.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-11-19, 05:25 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,942
Posted By McBTC

As far as beer being better than water (quote,...

As far as beer being better than water (quote, above)... I would have to say maybe if you've had the daily minimum requirement of water in that, you can live without beer but you can't live without...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-08-19, 10:07 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,942
Posted By McBTC

Beer is best? … supposedly due to...

Beer is best?



… supposedly due to nutrients in beer -- folic acid and vitamin B-6 -- that help to reduce ****cysteine (an amino acid linked to heart disease that is commonly found in meat)...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 08:27 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,942
Posted By McBTC

Cheese is good with beer but nuts too... Cheers!

Cheese is good with beer but nuts too... Cheers!
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 02:47 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,942
Posted By McBTC

Too much of anything usually isn't smart. For...

Too much of anything usually isn't smart. For example...



https://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-4988992/Too-exercise-kill-white-man.html

Even too much of a good thing can kill you but...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-07-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,942
Posted By McBTC

Reading the above study concerning an increase in...

Reading the above study concerning an increase in longevity among a group of older adults, diagnosed with heart disease, who engaged in moderate alcohol consumption. while the Findings were that,...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 09:21 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,942
Posted By McBTC

Snopes shoots it down... it's all BS.

Snopes shoots it down... it's all BS.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 09:17 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,942
Posted By McBTC

Not so... e.g., ...

Not so... e.g.,



https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamanetworkopen/fullarticle/2719576
Forum: Road Cycling
05-06-19, 09:04 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,942
Posted By McBTC

No impact on craft brewskis due tariff increases...

No impact on craft brewskis due tariff increases on Chinese goods that I can think of... although, China's stock market is apparently taking a helluva beating. I guess bike prices could escalate but...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-19, 09:40 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,942
Posted By McBTC

Funny to consider that a bike ride followed by a...

Funny to consider that a bike ride followed by a cocktail comprised of 3 parts of bone broth to 1 part blue agave tequila, a squeeze of lime and garnished with a kippered herring and a celery stalk...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-19, 09:32 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,942
Posted By McBTC

“Life’s Simple 7” program to better heart health...

“Life’s Simple 7” program to better heart health seem like common sense. Ways to prevent CHD (coronary heart disease) were found to be...



Nothing to do with alcohol is mentioned there although...
Forum: Road Cycling
05-01-19, 08:38 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,942
Posted By McBTC

The latest research concludes that either heavy...

The latest research concludes that either heavy alcohol consumption or abstinence can cause dementia (look out around age, 76). If neither is better, one approach is... moderation--e.g., two drinks a...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-19, 05:04 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,942
Posted By McBTC

snopes is skeptical .....

snopes is skeptical .. (http://hamptonroadsnavalmuseum.blogspot.com/?m=1).http://1.bp.blogspot.com/--yeLIK2xX-Y/Vnl62pITvmI/AAAAAAAACDw/j5b0g7HJ-mE/s400/2015-12-22_0002.jpg...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-19, 08:48 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,942
Posted By McBTC

No, I agree with you-- opinions on opinions about...

No, I agree with you-- opinions on opinions about opinions is pretty worthless. But, the latest science on the matter of moderate alcohol consumption and it's positive relation to longevity, and to...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-28-19, 04:07 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,942
Posted By McBTC

George Washington was a whiskey distiller and...

George Washington was a whiskey distiller and survived being shot at in battle and may have lived longer than 67 years if he hadn't been bled twice to 'help' him get over the cold he caught because...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-27-19, 08:09 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,942
Posted By McBTC

The Puritans got a bad rap? "One of the...

The Puritans got a bad rap?

"One of the things we understand now is that the initial ship that came over from England to Massachusetts Bay actually carried more beer than water," says Bruce...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-26-19, 10:37 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,942
Posted By McBTC

I remember reading about an extreme,...

I remember reading about an extreme, long-distance barefoot runner who'd have pizza delivered to him on the road during the race.
Forum: Road Cycling
04-24-19, 10:22 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,942
Posted By McBTC

At one time or another, both science and popular...

At one time or another, both science and popular thinking supported beliefs that eating foods like coffee, eggs, milk/butter/cheese/saturated fats, white bread, salt/sugar/fructose, tuna, charred and...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-19, 10:15 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,942
Posted By McBTC

True, true...

True, true...
Forum: Road Cycling
04-22-19, 09:45 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,942
Posted By McBTC

True, true, Ecclesiastes may have missed a great...

True, true, Ecclesiastes may have missed a great marketing opportunity when he limited his praise to nothing better than recommending that we, "eat and drink and be merry."
Forum: Road Cycling
04-21-19, 08:32 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,942
Posted By McBTC

Here's a skeptical view of the latest research...

Here's a skeptical view of the latest research linking moderate alcohol consumption with increased longevity...



https://blog.bulletproof.com/limitations-alcohol-longevity-study/

If its all...
04-20-19, 07:42 PM
Replies: 2,890
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Views: 365,166
Posted By McBTC

You should be the 'senior' member... Cheers!

You should be the 'senior' member... Cheers!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-19, 08:29 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,942
Posted By McBTC

… After Brain Injury? Seems that's a bit of a...

… After Brain Injury? Seems that's a bit of a different topic. No one needs to justify abstinence if that's what makes sense to them--
Forum: Road Cycling
04-20-19, 08:23 AM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,942
Posted By McBTC

Yeah, sure, but... came back to life, right?...

Yeah, sure, but... came back to life, right? Helluva demonstration of good health!
Forum: Road Cycling
04-19-19, 01:33 PM
Replies: 188
Views: 11,942
Posted By McBTC

Us moderns apparently are 'moderate' drinkers...

Us moderns apparently are 'moderate' drinkers compared to the founding fathers. In those days they would've put down 3 beers by noon and continued to drink 'til bedtime-- 'gotta guess they'd be...
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