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Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-20, 08:10 AM
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Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

:thumb:

:thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-20, 07:34 AM
Replies: 353
Views: 11,802
Posted By MoAlpha

Hold them in a gas flame for about 20 sec or so...

Hold them in a gas flame for about 20 sec or so until the contamination smokes off. This has never failed to restore pads for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-20, 07:27 AM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

There's another one in the Southern Chesapeake. ...

There's another one in the Southern Chesapeake. I have crossed it many times without feeling the "energy" at all.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chesapeake_Bay_impact_crater
Forum: Road Cycling
02-26-20, 05:17 AM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

Nor I.

Nor I.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

No se.

No se.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-20, 05:13 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

Too small for your friend and it will go to the...

Too small for your friend and it will go to the Smithsonian with my papers.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

Men seem to be more vulnerable too. I ain't...

Men seem to be more vulnerable too. I ain't buyin' no green bananas.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-20, 09:19 AM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

ņ propos, just came back from a lecture on...

ņ propos, just came back from a lecture on viruses (not coronavirus) to a big auditorium full of physicians and scientists. At any given moment about one in five or six people had their hands on...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-20, 07:13 AM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

So? It was a dog when it rolled off the line, but...

So? It was a dog when it rolled off the line, but its survival is a monument to the devotion and economic good sense of its owner. We will mourn its passing.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-20, 06:42 AM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

Hope it's linkage and not synchros or something. ...

Hope it's linkage and not synchros or something. The bad stuff goes single gear by gear, in my small experience.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-25-20, 05:41 AM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

This could always be the Big One, but unless it...

This could always be the Big One, but unless it uncovers serious “structural” issues in the global economy, which it could, I don’t see why the effect on equities should outlast the real world...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-20, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

A huge run up in equity prices, based on not much...

A huge run up in equity prices, based on not much and begging for a correction, and the COVID-19 epidemic threat to supply chains.

...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

Only if he hadn't passed his genes on and was...

Only if he hadn't passed his genes on and was planning to, right?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-20, 12:43 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

Ted Cruz might fit better with the flat earth guy.

Ted Cruz might fit better with the flat earth guy.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

Very good book.

Very good book.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-20, 11:22 AM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

There is a recommendation to stock up on any...

There is a recommendation to stock up on any medications, but not to the point of hoarding. No idea where that sweet spot is.https://www.nytimes.com/2020/02/24/opinion/coronavirus-pandemic.html
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-20, 09:57 AM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

Surface treatments are pretty useless, Iíve...

Surface treatments are pretty useless, Iíve found. With some fabrics, e.g. unlined Goretex, a mild ironing or ride in the dryer will restore resistance, but one these things fail you can never trust...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-20, 09:52 AM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

I also donít ride the gutter up to the front of a...

I also donít ride the gutter up to the front of a line of cars. Better to claim a spot and practice my standing sprint.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

They make great stuff. Guy who works for me has...

They make great stuff. Guy who works for me has lots of it.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-20, 08:32 AM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

Hard stuff. I'm glad your parents were able to...

Hard stuff. I'm glad your parents were able to make those decisions, painful as they must have been.

My dad was put on dialysis past the point where it was remotely appropriate or where he could...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-24-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

Does it kill COVID-19? I am struggling to...

Does it kill COVID-19?

I am struggling to teach myself to keep my hands away from my face in preparation for a transatlantic trip in a couple of weeks. Very hard for someone full of neurotic...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 08:48 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

I like the level app. It works in two planes and...

I like the level app. It works in two planes and is nicely damped, but I sure wish you could zero it in any orientation and use that as a baseline. Seems like that would be easy.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 08:04 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

So true.

So true.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

WD40 leaves a gunky residue. I wouldnít use it...

WD40 leaves a gunky residue. I wouldnít use it to clean anything.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 07:11 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

Thanks. Nope. See above.

Thanks. Nope. See above.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 06:01 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

Crapping at work is unpleasant for everyone...

Crapping at work is unpleasant for everyone involved.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 03:56 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, thatís happened to me too, but probably not...

Yeah, thatís happened to me too, but probably not since we left the Boston area.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

This guy was confused about a lot, but not about...

This guy was confused about a lot, but not about my intentions. I did, however, manage to just shut up and let him do his idiot thing, rather than perform my outraged weenie dance.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, nothing visible. Might have gone away, but...

Yeah, nothing visible. Might have gone away, but it would have driven me kookoo first.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

No runout at all. Some change in the braking...

No runout at all. Some change in the braking surface. This was the front disc on the Lynskey, not IceTech.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

Two lanes, no turn lane. I was on the left side...

Two lanes, no turn lane. I was on the left side of the lane to let motorists turn right, as is my habit at signals.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

I somehow managed to put a subtle undulation in...

I somehow managed to put a subtle undulation in the surface, which caused pulsation and squealing which fairly aggressive wet sanding didnít get rid of. I still have the disc and may attack it again...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 02:54 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

The first nice weather always brings out the...

The first nice weather always brings out the vehicular homicide in people. On my ride today, a lovely young man in a new Audi pulled up to my right at a red signal and made obvious preparations to...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 02:49 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

I ruined a rotor breaking my first set in, but...

I ruined a rotor breaking my first set in, but after that they worked fine.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 02:47 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

And the others? My dad was a physical and...

And the others? My dad was a physical and cognitive wreck, but wanted to live long past the point where I think I would have thrown in the towel. I suspect he lacked the capacity to understand how...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 07:22 AM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

...makes your muscles grow in response to work...

...makes your muscles grow in response to work and gives you a good nightís sleep after a big ride.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-23-20, 06:29 AM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

Cytokines.

Cytokines.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 08:00 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,647
Posted By MoAlpha

Anyone who has two pairs of the same shoes in...

Anyone who has two pairs of the same shoes in different colors and doesn’t mix them is a hopeless square.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 07:56 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

Age is just a number. Inflammation can be...

Age is just a number. Inflammation can be problematic.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

The world is full of boats and coaches.

The world is full of boats and coaches.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 07:48 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

Soulless and soilless.

Soulless and soilless.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 05:49 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

Looks like blue painters tape. Not hot.

Looks like blue painters tape. Not hot.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 05:40 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

I love caramelized tomatoes.

I love caramelized tomatoes.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 04:52 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

My academic arch nemesis is from Valencia and I...

My academic arch nemesis is from Valencia and I took the family over for a working visit, back when we were big pals and he had gotten a job at the university. Nice town and it was hot, but breezy,...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 03:55 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

No, not a fan.

No, not a fan.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 02:00 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

Very cool! Thats a lot of Watts to go km/h. ...

Very cool!

Thats a lot of Watts to go km/h.

WADR, extremely glad I donít live there.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 01:32 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

Good on you for getting out. I have convinced a...

Good on you for getting out. I have convinced a tri-geek acquaintance to come with me for at least part of a longish ride tomorrow.

Mittens and clumsy or non-grippy gloves scare me, especially...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

A snowy excrescence, I would call that.

A snowy excrescence, I would call that.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

Looks like major fun.

Looks like major fun.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-22-20, 09:25 AM
Replies: 6,462
Views: 86,772
Posted By MoAlpha

My wheel dealer is in Europe, but I’ll have the...

My wheel dealer is in Europe, but I’ll have the PRC1400s in a week.

My back is feeling normal for the first time since the hit and I seem to have misplaced a couple of pounds since then, despite...
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