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Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-08, 10:30 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,436
Posted By starfishprime

Water bottles? No. Bricks? Yes.

Water bottles? No.
Bricks? Yes.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-04-08, 10:29 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 6,436
Posted By starfishprime

1) Recall license plate 2) Call police 3)...

1) Recall license plate
2) Call police
3) Charge w/ felony aggravated assault, alleging reckless indifference to human life
4) Wait for them to change soiled underpants
5) Plea bargain to...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-08, 07:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By starfishprime

Well, when was the last time you saw a hill...

Well, when was the last time you saw a hill around here?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-08, 07:24 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By starfishprime

No such thing.

No such thing.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-03-08, 06:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 537
Posted By starfishprime

A note on parking garages

Parking garages, or "Lighted 24-hour multi-purpose elevated non-banked velodromes" as they are more commonly known, provide a welcome respite from the dangers of urban riding, particularly at 3:30am...
09-29-08, 06:29 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,453
Posted By starfishprime

Well, even if I'm free-thinking enough, and she's...

Well, even if I'm free-thinking enough, and she's free-thinking enough, our parents aren't even close to free-thinking enough. A pox on tradition!
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-08, 03:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 859
Posted By starfishprime

Dope?

Dope?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-29-08, 03:05 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,278
Posted By starfishprime

The only time I broke a bike was during the 2007...

The only time I broke a bike was during the 2007 Tour of Missouri when the FAA granted me special approval and my bike and I caught fire due to aerodynamic heating.

Once I recover from the burns,...
09-22-08, 05:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 470
Posted By starfishprime

Well, since your primary goal at Cat5 should be...

Well, since your primary goal at Cat5 should be to not crash, I say base miles.
09-21-08, 09:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By starfishprime

It's certainly correct that living at high...

It's certainly correct that living at high altitude (low PaO2) stimulates red blood cell production, and that you'll thus have a higher hematocrit. So, the "live high" part holds at least. ...
09-15-08, 06:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,960
Posted By starfishprime

Well, do you have any *ahem* digestive...

Well, do you have any *ahem* digestive abnormalities? Presumably, if you do indeed have chronic pancreatitis, your output should be pretty distinctive. If not, hopefully that leaves some sort of...
09-15-08, 09:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 622
Posted By starfishprime

If you are exceeding your calculated HRM, the...

If you are exceeding your calculated HRM, the calculation is wrong. I say you should trust your body over your monitor, and if you feel fine at 190, your actual max is probably around 200.
09-15-08, 09:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,329
Posted By starfishprime

I sure hope so, because I just pulled the trigger...

I sure hope so, because I just pulled the trigger on a set of Nashbar Reduced Radius rollers @ $72 after coupon. Then immediately after that they jumped $10 to $100
09-14-08, 11:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,960
Posted By starfishprime

Visceral pancreatic pain is general epigastric...

Visceral pancreatic pain is general epigastric (generally the region between under the sternum between the ribs) and radiating to the back. Pancreatic pain, at least associated with pancreatitis, is...
09-14-08, 06:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,799
Posted By starfishprime

That's not necessary. If you use more calories...

That's not necessary. If you use more calories than you consume, you'll use fat to make up the difference. Anyway, when you're exercising you're using glycogen stores from the liver. If you do it...
09-14-08, 06:47 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 544
Posted By starfishprime

Drink yourself some water. Rapid weight loss in...

Drink yourself some water. Rapid weight loss in that style is usually just mild dehydration.

After that, you'll probably get a simple fasting glucose and thyroid panel. For note: diabetes is...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-07, 02:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,907
Posted By starfishprime

Dead on, there. We've got EPO, the manliest...

Dead on, there.

We've got EPO, the manliest of the performance enhancing drugs.
Dressing in form-fitting lycra - ultra manly.

I could go on, but I have to go shave my legs.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-07, 04:21 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,433
Posted By starfishprime

I've always secretly wanted to be a 1950s...

I've always secretly wanted to be a 1950s Englishman.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-07, 09:59 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 763
Posted By starfishprime

My bike fits quite comfortably in the corner of...

My bike fits quite comfortably in the corner of my tiny efficiency apartment. As for maintenance, just move it out into the main floorspace on the stand or whatever. In my case, I have around 25...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-06-07, 02:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,534
Posted By starfishprime

The thing is, to the average guy on the street,...

The thing is, to the average guy on the street, it looks cutting edge. I wish I had a spare $800. (Stupid textbooks.)
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-07, 04:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 439
Posted By starfishprime

In addition to a U-lock (around the frame and...

In addition to a U-lock (around the frame and rear wheel) get a cable lock and lock the front wheel to the frame, or to the frame and the bike rack or whatever. A cheap cable lock will do, since...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-07, 11:27 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,147
Posted By starfishprime

You were stupid for stopping. If you passed a...

You were stupid for stopping. If you passed a copper at 150mph he had absolutely nil chance of catching you. (Modern Crown Vics have a top speed in the high 120s.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-02-07, 03:02 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,147
Posted By starfishprime

56 in a 30. Dismissed.

56 in a 30. Dismissed.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-01-07, 11:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By starfishprime

As a skeptic, I wonder how you propose we measure...

As a skeptic, I wonder how you propose we measure any of those quantities? Your logic is based on the assumption that said monster indeed doesn't exist. If he/she does, he/she has probably come to...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-07, 06:25 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 737
Posted By starfishprime

You mean like track sprints?

You mean like track sprints?
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-07, 12:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 343
Posted By starfishprime

1. He don't know nothin'. 2. Get out the ol'...

1. He don't know nothin'.

2. Get out the ol' trainer.
08-29-07, 07:07 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,705
Posted By starfishprime

To finance it you can sell a kidney... and save...

To finance it you can sell a kidney... and save another 150g!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-07, 11:38 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,189
Posted By starfishprime

Come on now, I can hit 27.4 on my little...

Come on now, I can hit 27.4 on my little brother's fixie. And it's got platforms!

Also, it's a BMX!

...which made for the most awkward sprint of my LIFE.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-07, 05:02 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,131
Posted By starfishprime

I'm all for treating asthma, but shouting "MOMMY...

I'm all for treating asthma, but shouting "MOMMY I CAN'T BREATHE!" is not a symptom of asthma.

Absolutely. My point is that these ADD drugs are being prescribed quite frequently, given that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-07, 03:16 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,131
Posted By starfishprime

Honestly, I blame (family) doctors. They're...

Honestly, I blame (family) doctors. They're (largely) idiots. To test this hypothesis, visit a local elementary school. Count how many are puffing on inhalers. Now walk down to the nurse's...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-07, 01:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 7,131
Posted By starfishprime

Aspirin inhibits thrombogenesis, which is why...

Aspirin inhibits thrombogenesis, which is why some people take it daily to prevent heart attacks. I guess it prevents heart attacks in pill poppers too.

Come to think of it, I'm going to start...
08-21-07, 04:45 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,977
Posted By starfishprime

As always, there are exceptions. I personally...

As always, there are exceptions. I personally stereotype most anesthesiologists (and some dermatologists), as in my experience they're usually the ones who went into medicine for the money.
08-21-07, 03:26 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 3,977
Posted By starfishprime

You've learned a valuable lesson about what kind...

You've learned a valuable lesson about what kind of people become anesthesiologists.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-19-07, 09:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 479
Posted By starfishprime

Will write for secondhand bike swag!

Will write for secondhand bike swag!
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-07, 11:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 372
Posted By starfishprime

Regarding handling... the further forward the...

Regarding handling... the further forward the center of mass, the more traction (friction) the front tire has to turn. On a bike it's very easy to modify this at will. Stand up and lean forward =...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-07, 09:56 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 479
Posted By starfishprime

We'll know for sure when the cell-phone videos...

We'll know for sure when the cell-phone videos start hitting YouTube.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-07, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 479
Posted By starfishprime

Why yes thank you. Perhaps I'll adapt it into an...

Why yes thank you. Perhaps I'll adapt it into an episode of Scrubs.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-07, 07:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 479
Posted By starfishprime

My tour.

So, today I was doing some back to school shopping at a certain upscale big-box store (a.k.a. Target) when I decided to make my usual detour to the sporting goods section to check out the bikes. To...
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