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09-16-15, 05:04 AM
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Posted By bluefoxicy

Makes sense. I'll keep that in mind then.

Makes sense.

I'll keep that in mind then.
09-15-15, 06:16 PM
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Posted By bluefoxicy

Muscles hurt at the end of the day, not while I'm...

Muscles hurt at the end of the day, not while I'm doing any sort of physical activity--aside from climbing stairs (I don't use elevators as a matter of habit, and I have offices 4 floors above me to...
09-15-15, 05:31 PM
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Posted By bluefoxicy

Fatigue and pain... not enough food?

I've been passively giving myself a little extra caloric burn. I'm talking about maybe 30 jumping jacks, or intervals of 5 push-ups and 30 jumping jacks in 5 and 4 sets, three mornings per week; two...
07-17-15, 12:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,075
Posted By bluefoxicy

Found this new simple green product....

http://smile.amazon.com/gp/product/B001VXU7OE



Doesn't regular Simple Green eat aluminum?
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Views: 1,162
Posted By bluefoxicy

http://www.totalcycling.com/Images/Banners/279.jpg...

http://www.totalcycling.com/Images/Banners/279.jpg

Notably, I turned up order details for other orders they've shipped over here. Including credit card information.



It's trivially easy to...
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Views: 1,162
Posted By bluefoxicy

TotalCycling: Warning to potential consumers

On April 9, 2015, I placed an order with Total Cycling (Total Cycling | Road, MTB, Track ~ Wheels, Frames and Components (http://www.totalcycling.com)) for a Tacx Galaxia T1100 roller. The order was...
12-30-14, 09:50 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,602
Posted By bluefoxicy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmGlSP-ANIU#t=37

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZmGlSP-ANIU#t=37
12-30-14, 09:22 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,602
Posted By bluefoxicy

I failed a security clearance and lost the job I...

I failed a security clearance and lost the job I was biking to, so took up climbing. Then I got a new job twice as far away, so got a new bike; but I never biked in. Then I bought a house.

I've...
12-30-14, 02:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,602
Posted By bluefoxicy

They won't throw you? o.o Doesn't it have to be...

They won't throw you? o.o Doesn't it have to be less resistance than the resistance provided by forward-movement of the bicycle?
12-30-14, 02:21 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,997
Posted By bluefoxicy

You will find a lot of bull****, horse ****, and...

You will find a lot of bull****, horse ****, and plain old **** **** when discussing diet, nutrition, and exercise. Things ranging from lactic acid build-up causing muscle fatigue (this can't...
12-30-14, 01:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,602
Posted By bluefoxicy

Are Tacx Galaxia rollers worthwhile?

These seem to be top-of-the-line for rollers. I see they also sell trainers, which are a bigger pain to use (rig the bike to it). They're both cheap ($250-ish for Galaxia rollers, $150-ish for...
08-25-14, 02:39 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,936
Posted By bluefoxicy

It's probably more genius, to completely abandon...

It's probably more genius, to completely abandon all sense of modesty. I mean, I argued for an end to wage slavery, which is an ethical imperative; but I argued from the point of view of me beating...
08-23-14, 04:48 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,494
Posted By bluefoxicy

Last sentence? Also, primary source: ...

Last sentence?



Also, primary source: some wench posted this on facebook. I told her to bother WBAL and WBFF with it.

It sounds as if the police were telling her to turn a vague scenario...
08-22-14, 07:52 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,305
Posted By bluefoxicy

Yes. Ignorance tapers off immediately. The...

Yes.

Ignorance tapers off immediately. The pouring of a foundation is a small effort, but a huge improvement.

If you don't believe me, record yourself singing. Then spend a month in two...
08-22-14, 07:48 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 7,305
Posted By bluefoxicy

It's kind of hard for me to identify with this...

It's kind of hard for me to identify with this for two reasons: lack of fear in general (I'm only nyctophobic, and that's largely been solved) and some weird thing where I don't lose fights (don't...
08-22-14, 07:21 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,936
Posted By bluefoxicy

Hey now. My choices make me morally superior to...

Hey now. My choices make me morally superior to anybody else who has similar needs and makes different choices because my financial sense is better.

I stretch out the lifetime of my car by...
08-22-14, 07:08 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,936
Posted By bluefoxicy

I've had enough close-calls to spend the money...

I've had enough close-calls to spend the money for rebranded Morse brakes. It's a long story, but it comes down to my dad always putting cheap tires and brakes on my first vehicle until I took over...
08-22-14, 06:56 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,494
Posted By bluefoxicy

Cyclist hit by red-light runner in Baltimore

The mods might move this to P&R. Try not to get out-of-hand.

So this little gem just popped up from a primary source:



Did the police just tell a driver who confessed to illegally running a...
08-21-14, 09:26 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,936
Posted By bluefoxicy

No billboards. We should ban billboards. ...

No billboards.

We should ban billboards. Completely.

What moron decided to institutionalize distracted driving?
08-21-14, 09:11 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,936
Posted By bluefoxicy

Traffic signals ffs

http://i.imgur.com/6bphR3T.gif

Seriously.

I was coming home from floatation-REST therapy for primary insomnia (https://circle.ubc.ca/handle/2429/29006) and nearly took some guy off his bike. I...
04-27-14, 08:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,245
Posted By bluefoxicy

I was going to get something in that range, too,...

I was going to get something in that range, too, but I wanted something light for recovery. Breaking to rest doesn't seem optimal; I usually break to a lower intensity until my body catches up.
04-27-14, 08:29 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,245
Posted By bluefoxicy

I have a 10lb cast iron kettlebell. I couldn't...

I have a 10lb cast iron kettlebell. I couldn't find 1/4 pood or 4kg. Can't find much in the way of weights in metric here.
04-26-14, 02:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,245
Posted By bluefoxicy

That's okay, we have a world-wide garage sale...

That's okay, we have a world-wide garage sale (http://www.ebay.com) going on.
04-25-14, 03:15 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,245
Posted By bluefoxicy

To be fair, a strong and stable rectus abdominus...

To be fair, a strong and stable rectus abdominus is required if you want the power to project and to hold your voice smoothly. If your RA is in good shape, you can hold deep, wide notes for a long...
04-24-14, 06:14 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,245
Posted By bluefoxicy

The only regular ab exercises I do are sit-ups. ...

The only regular ab exercises I do are sit-ups. I pretty much don't own any exercise equipment.

Pull-ups only seem to work my arms and stress my shoulder joints. How are you getting abdominal...
04-23-14, 03:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,245
Posted By bluefoxicy

Ab Carver, Ab wheel, w/e

So my public speaking teacher told me I need to be able to do 30 push-ups and 10 pull-ups and that I should get an ab wheel to strengthen my rectus abdominus. Apparently if my body is weak then my...
Forum: Foo
11-18-13, 12:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 371
Posted By bluefoxicy

Exploratory meditation and dreaming

Anyone practice lucid dreaming?

I've recently started to notice that I dream when I'm awake. If I'm trying to sleep, my thoughts will break away into a dream-like state, which I follow through...
06-15-13, 10:38 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 4,767
Posted By bluefoxicy

I drink Nuun. Gatorade in bottles if I want...

I drink Nuun. Gatorade in bottles if I want sugar. Hammer I've been told is good, but tastes like chalk. I want magnesium, potassium, and sodium.
06-15-13, 10:12 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,148
Posted By bluefoxicy

He didn't mention competition. If he's...

He didn't mention competition. If he's competing, he shouldn't be doping. "What pills can I take--plants, you know, that are legal--to get an edge" is looking for doping. The edge in this case is...
06-15-13, 09:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,148
Posted By bluefoxicy

I think you just won the Internet with this one.

I think you just won the Internet with this one.
06-15-13, 08:59 PM
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Views: 5,148
Posted By bluefoxicy

How would that be fortunate? Much of what...

How would that be fortunate?

Much of what goes on out there is Calvanism and simple interfering with other peoples' rights and freedoms. I prefer the regulation of things that are actually...
06-15-13, 07:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,148
Posted By bluefoxicy

Yeah well, competitive sports belong on level...

Yeah well, competitive sports belong on level ground. Life isn't fair and I don't treat it like it is; I take every advantage I can get and steer around the fair-play zones. If you want to play...
06-15-13, 06:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,148
Posted By bluefoxicy

Yeah, I tried to not overstate the dangers of...

Yeah, I tried to not overstate the dangers of Modafinil--but realize that 250mg-500mg is normal for i.e. Pramiracetam, and 18,000mg (that's 80 times a regular dose) has, anecdotally, caused permanent...
06-15-13, 04:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,148
Posted By bluefoxicy

To be clear, we're talking about drugs here--if...

To be clear, we're talking about drugs here--if marijuana was legal, THC would be a "dietary supplement". FDA lets you get away with murder on "supplements"--if it's a chemical naturally present in...
Forum: Commuting
05-12-13, 02:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By bluefoxicy

This was extremely helpful. I've got like a...

This was extremely helpful. I've got like a hundred different things I can do with this bike, but this boils it down to putting my hand in 5 places, and recommends the most useful positions and why....
Forum: Commuting
05-12-13, 02:43 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,655
Posted By bluefoxicy

"Infringing on others' rights" is such a loaded...

"Infringing on others' rights" is such a loaded phrase. Every time I hear it, it's an argument from some small-brained animal that doesn't know wtf they're talking about.

Better terms:


...
Forum: Commuting
05-10-13, 10:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By bluefoxicy

The light rail follows the commute path roughly. ...

The light rail follows the commute path roughly. Who needs to drive? :)
Forum: Commuting
05-10-13, 09:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By bluefoxicy

Valid concern. I was thinking more the 13 miles...

Valid concern. I was thinking more the 13 miles between me and the office, but notably the last route I had was not a very traffic-intensive route and this route is very traffic-intensive. Don't...
Forum: Commuting
05-10-13, 09:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 767
Posted By bluefoxicy

Commute or learn to ride first?

Well I got the bike and it's better and it's light and easy to ride, but I have no idea how to ride it. Drop bars, weird brifters, the like. I think the seat needs to go back some, and definitely...
Forum: Foo
05-05-13, 08:32 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By bluefoxicy

What makes a good mental test?

I've recently acquired some higher-end nootropics I'm going to be testing out... wondering what I should try for a test?

I'm going with some higher-end this time around. Racetams and Noopept,...
Forum: Commuting
04-28-13, 09:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,270
Posted By bluefoxicy

nah the spin dryer is a tiny little desktop unit,...

nah the spin dryer is a tiny little desktop unit, but it sucks the water out of the clothes. Usually base layers are wearable, other stuff's hangable.

I rather don't like wearing the same dirty...
Forum: Commuting
04-28-13, 09:00 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,270
Posted By bluefoxicy

Shower and ride, or ride and shower?

At my last job I was showering before I ride, and swapping out my clothes.

This new job has a shower right at work. I'm considering keeping a towel down there and also storing a WonderWash and...
Forum: Commuting
04-28-13, 03:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By bluefoxicy

nod. I'm weighing options... the lighter bike,...

nod. I'm weighing options... the lighter bike, with some Rev22 (http://www.revolutionwheelworks.com/rev22.html)s, should let me make it in under an hour. It's less hilly than the 7 mile commute I...
Forum: Commuting
04-28-13, 12:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By bluefoxicy

Street price estimate on a Domane 2.0?

Anyone got a street price estimate on the Domane 2.0? Thinking about getting one to commute to work, but it's a 14 mile ride. Thinking about adding a Bionx RR system but nobody seems to sell the M...
04-18-13, 06:13 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By bluefoxicy

Yeah 7.5 miles isn't much. At a point I could...

Yeah 7.5 miles isn't much. At a point I could just bike around all day; when I started I couldn't go more than half a mile or so without feeling like I got hit by a truck, so getting from a fresh...
04-17-13, 10:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 482
Posted By bluefoxicy

How fast do you build capacity, and rebuild capacity?

How fast is normal for building capacity, and for rebuilding?

When I was amusing myself with the 100 push-up thing, I was building total capacity at or above 18% per 2 days--the number of push-ups...
04-17-13, 05:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,023
Posted By bluefoxicy

Interesting. It looks like current research has...

Interesting. It looks like current research has superceded whatever I read before. Progress.
04-16-13, 09:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,023
Posted By bluefoxicy

That's interesting. I'm going by stuff I've read...

That's interesting. I'm going by stuff I've read online, which calculates maximum heart rate by age and mentions a whole lot of other stuff. I've seen it stated repeatedly that if you go above 90%...
04-16-13, 07:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,023
Posted By bluefoxicy

How bad is overspeed and how do I regulate it?

I redline right around 171bpm. it takes about 20% more output to push to 173-175 on the HRM; my max heart rate is about 190, so this makes sense (the math works both ways: Find where your heart...
12-25-12, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By bluefoxicy

Yep on both accounts. Looks like the subject...

Yep on both accounts. Looks like the subject matter is a course on bicycle dynamics. Seriously?
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