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Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 01:41 PM
Replies: 2,772
Views: 486,154
Posted By Dan333SP

Rode on the Blue Ridge Parkway yesterday on an...

Rode on the Blue Ridge Parkway yesterday on an absolutely perfect fall day. This is one of the great cycling roads in the world and I will not accept any debate on this.
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Forum: Road Cycling
10-18-21, 11:35 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,929
Posted By Dan333SP

I haven't been, but I've seen it and it looks...

I haven't been, but I've seen it and it looks tasty. I've been trying to get people to refer to Short Pump as ShoPu for a while now, it hasn't stuck yet. If NYC can do that with every neighborhood,...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,929
Posted By Dan333SP

My now ex-girlfriend (hence the "major life...

My now ex-girlfriend (hence the "major life upheaval" comments) lives right next to the VMFA on Boulevard, we'd hear packs of idiots on gas-powered bikes and mopeds cruising around in enormous groups...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-14-21, 09:41 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,929
Posted By Dan333SP

This past weekend was the 1 year anniversary of...

This past weekend was the 1 year anniversary of me having contracted Covid and then developing the blood clot I mentioned later on in the thread. Good news is that despite some major life upheaval...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-02-21, 10:49 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,144
Posted By Dan333SP

I'd probably pay that much for a lightly used 105...

I'd probably pay that much for a lightly used 105 groupset (I still run 5700 and need to replace some bits soon), it's like getting a really good frame, finishing bits, and wheels for free!

Was...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-22-21, 03:09 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 836
Posted By Dan333SP

When I see Specialzied Allezs being sold with 105...

When I see Specialzied Allezs being sold with 105 for $3500 used, nothing in the used bike market surprises me any more.
Forum: Road Cycling
06-23-21, 07:21 AM
Replies: 236
Views: 11,565
Posted By Dan333SP

Popped in to check on BF, saw a thread about a...

Popped in to check on BF, saw a thread about a shirtless, helmetless dude racing unaware strangers on a hybrid and crashing on a group ride... this forum does not disappoint.
Forum: Road Cycling
05-19-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,999
Posted By Dan333SP

I too raced in the ACCC while in grad school at...

I too raced in the ACCC while in grad school at VCU here in Richmond. Collegiate racing was by far the most fun bike racing I've ever done. Helps when your school/club pays the entry and travel fees....
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-21, 01:30 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 275
Posted By Dan333SP

As with all things power meter related, DCR is...

As with all things power meter related, DCR is your best bet-

https://www.dcrainmaker.com/2021/03/garmin-rally-power-meter-review-spd-spd-sl-look-keo.html
Forum: Road Cycling
04-29-21, 11:10 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,120
Posted By Dan333SP

My team currently uses Vie13 for our custom kits,...

My team currently uses Vie13 for our custom kits, we have a lot of women in the club and they rave about it. Personally, the sizing is a little different than what I'm used to but the bibs and...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 02:12 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 71,068
Posted By Dan333SP

Love a zombie thread OP appearance.

Love a zombie thread OP appearance.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 12:38 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,929
Posted By Dan333SP

I took WhyFi on the full loop from the Fan out...

I took WhyFi on the full loop from the Fan out across the Belvidere bridge and on out to Old Gun, it's my favorite loop in the area. There's still a quarter mile of terror where the bike route...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 10:07 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,929
Posted By Dan333SP

Missed this but I dredged the thread up because...

Missed this but I dredged the thread up because someone else posted about riding post-covid. I had a follow up ultrasound a couple weeks ago and they cleared me, looks like the clot fully resolved...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-25-21, 09:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 930
Posted By Dan333SP

You might be referencing my thread from late last...

You might be referencing my thread from late last year-

https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1215988-riding-post-covid-3.html

I think I mentioned in an update to that thread that I ended up...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-16-21, 11:19 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 500
Posted By Dan333SP

Where do you live? That's a gorgeous photo and...

Where do you live? That's a gorgeous photo and backdrop, enjoy the bike!
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 09:39 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 265,172
Posted By Dan333SP

My mom and brother visited for thanksgiving, took...

My mom and brother visited for thanksgiving, took them there for exactly that. A friend is one of the brewers so he sent us home with some limited run crowlers. 10/10.
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 265,172
Posted By Dan333SP

Yea, DVT most certainly was brought on by Covid,...

Yea, DVT most certainly was brought on by Covid, seems as if the virus did some damage to my blood vessels. I've fully recovered now but it wasn't fun for a while there.

My LBS sells Spec, may...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 08:21 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 265,172
Posted By Dan333SP

I really picked the absolute worst time to think...

I really picked the absolute worst time to think about a new bike. Apparently PBK doesn't have any groupsets available, and the used bike/component market has gone full stonks and things are either...
Forum: Road Cycling
03-04-21, 07:57 AM
Replies: 11,666
Views: 265,172
Posted By Dan333SP

Hey folks, long time. Couple of bike-related...

Hey folks, long time. Couple of bike-related questions... as I finally approach a time when I can ride outside again (had covid, developed DVT, had to go on blood thinners and was restricted to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-11-21, 04:11 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 7,679
Posted By Dan333SP

Thanks for the reminder, I've been meaning to...

Thanks for the reminder, I've been meaning to start a thread on whether I got a good deal on my Madone 8 years ago.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-21, 08:32 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 7,166
Posted By Dan333SP

I've had my fair share of group ride/race...

I've had my fair share of group ride/race crashes, but those really aren't scary per se because you hardly have time to react, you're just suddenly tumbling and hoping your body and bike frame don't...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-21, 03:31 PM
Replies: 2,772
Views: 486,154
Posted By Dan333SP

Dawn in Miami a few months ago. ...

Dawn in Miami a few months ago.

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Forum: Road Cycling
01-21-21, 10:41 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,251
Posted By Dan333SP

Covid had a big impact. First of all, the...

Covid had a big impact. First of all, the obvious- no group rides, no racing, so my motivation for rides longer than 2 hours dwindles without the social aspect.

Second of all, the fact that I...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-14-20, 11:31 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,097
Posted By Dan333SP

This is the key to solving all sore-related...

This is the key to solving all sore-related ailments. Quoted for truth. Make sure to grow your nails nice and long, too.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-16-20, 10:00 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,929
Posted By Dan333SP

Thanks for checking! I'm doing much better,...

Thanks for checking! I'm doing much better, fortunately. My doc put me on Xarelto which is a newer anticoagulant, I'll be on it for at least 3 months. After going on the medication, I was still in...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-11-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,485
Posted By Dan333SP

Another thing about bibs is that, depending on...

Another thing about bibs is that, depending on the cut, they tend to have a bit more material covering you on your hips/back/crotch so you don't get that awkward skin peeking out when you get off the...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-30-20, 01:10 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,485
Posted By Dan333SP

I got my first pair of The Black Bibs recently...

I got my first pair of The Black Bibs recently (plus model), they're great, another vote for them. I'm pretty tall (6'3", ~180 lbs) and went for the large in a non-tall version, it fits just fine....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 03:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,929
Posted By Dan333SP

Just to update this thread for anyone who ends up...

Just to update this thread for anyone who ends up searching for covid-related information and didn't see my posts in Addiction, it turns out I developed DVT in one of my legs that is almost certainly...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 03:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 904
Posted By Dan333SP

IME, sore legs from running don't really impact...

IME, sore legs from running don't really impact riding all that much other than being uncomfortable. Just keep riding.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-29-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 293,327
Posted By Dan333SP

It's an amicable thing, just wasn't good for...

It's an amicable thing, just wasn't good for either of us any more and it turns out I'm not really big on being a suburban dad in a cul de sac. 50/50 split with the kiddo is what I wanted and what...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 293,327
Posted By Dan333SP

Doesn't help that I got all excited about...

Doesn't help that I got all excited about Richmond having an IndyCar race return to our speedway, but of course that was canceled as well. One more thing, but small fish compared to the other issues...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 02:14 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 293,327
Posted By Dan333SP

Get Covid! No need to calorie count! You lose...

Get Covid! No need to calorie count! You lose your appetite and smell, so there's no real desire to consume anything. I dropped from nearly 190 to 175 in the course of 2 weeks. Silver lining indeed.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 01:56 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 293,327
Posted By Dan333SP

Maybe I suck at patching tubes, but I've given up...

Maybe I suck at patching tubes, but I've given up on trying and now just toss punctured tubes. 9 times out of 10 the patch would either fail or slow leak. Guess I need one of those metal roller...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 01:55 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 293,327
Posted By Dan333SP

I wonder if beer hits harder when on blood...

I wonder if beer hits harder when on blood thinners??
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 12:45 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 293,327
Posted By Dan333SP

My doc was pretty clear that Covid is presenting...

My doc was pretty clear that Covid is presenting as both a respiratory and cardiovascular disease, and he's definitely seen an increase in the incidence of blood clots for otherwise healthy people...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 12:40 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 293,327
Posted By Dan333SP

Yes! Whichever was less concerning for my doctor....

Yes! Whichever was less concerning for my doctor.

I do have good insurance fortunately so I think I'll be getting a script for xarelto.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 293,327
Posted By Dan333SP

I should note that she (14 months old) never...

I should note that she (14 months old) never displayed any symptoms and tested negative twice, so I guess there is truth to the virus being gentle on the very young.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 12:36 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 293,327
Posted By Dan333SP

Fun story... a relief bill passed Congress during...

Fun story... a relief bill passed Congress during the early days of the pandemic that required employers to pay 2 additional weeks of sick leave for employees who contract the virus... but this rule...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 293,327
Posted By Dan333SP

Wow. Ultrasound showed a large clot in my left...

Wow. Ultrasound showed a large clot in my left femoral vein from above my knee all the way to my foot, so it was exactly what I suspected/feared. I guess I'm getting good at this self-diagnostics...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 10:11 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 293,327
Posted By Dan333SP

In less than an hour. My mom developed DVT in one...

In less than an hour. My mom developed DVT in one of her legs about 10 years ago and was hospitalized for a period of time, I sincerely hope this doesn't go in that direction.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 09:51 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 293,327
Posted By Dan333SP

Not sure what badger1 experienced, but for me I...

Not sure what badger1 experienced, but for me I had relatively sudden onset. I woke up with what felt like a charlie horse in my left calf, but I stretched and wrote it off as sleeping on it funny. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 09:47 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 293,327
Posted By Dan333SP

Hmmm... would I have felt a baker's cyst before a...

Hmmm... would I have felt a baker's cyst before a rupture? I never had any sort of lump or pain on the back of my knee prior to these symptoms.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 08:42 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 293,327
Posted By Dan333SP

I mean just in these past 2 days my grandma also...

I mean just in these past 2 days my grandma also passed and my (separated) wife's father had a massive heart attack, so it's been a lot to deal with on top of having to take unpaid leave from work...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-28-20, 05:56 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 293,327
Posted By Dan333SP

datlas MoAlpha as our resident docs, have you...

datlas MoAlpha as our resident docs, have you ever dealt with DVT in cyclists? I got on the trainer last night and after a couple of minutes my left calf felt painful, swollen, and rock hard as if it...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 10:22 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,929
Posted By Dan333SP

Thanks for sharing that link, seems like my...

Thanks for sharing that link, seems like my experience is mild compared to a lot of the posters in that thread, wow.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,929
Posted By Dan333SP

I'm clearly no doctor but I do wonder if my...

I'm clearly no doctor but I do wonder if my immune system was a bit weakened after having fought a persistent cold for about 2 weeks prior to actually catching the virus.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-26-20, 09:26 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,929
Posted By Dan333SP

Glad you recovered fully and quickly. I can tell...

Glad you recovered fully and quickly. I can tell you I have no comorbidities, not even close to overweight, no history of asthma or any respiratory issues, I'm in my mid 30s, and was in pretty decent...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 06:33 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,929
Posted By Dan333SP

So no SLAMDANCING? Is dealing with Covid the...

So no SLAMDANCING? Is dealing with Covid the future of road cycling?
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 05:54 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,929
Posted By Dan333SP

Thank you! I did exactly what they tell everyone...

Thank you! I did exactly what they tell everyone not to do, I went to a wedding and was careless about my mask. Multiple people tested positive after. In case anyone else needed proof that this...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 03:06 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 5,929
Posted By Dan333SP

I donít have a blood ox sensor at home but when I...

I donít have a blood ox sensor at home but when I went back for a follow up test a couple days ago (negative) I was at 97%. My threshold power using my smart trainer before Covid was around 270-280...
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