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Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 03:09 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

Aww, you'll be hungry by 9 pm.

Aww, you'll be hungry by 9 pm.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 01:43 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

Let us know the what and the how of it. We...

Let us know the what and the how of it.

We are doing a turkey breast, chipotle sweet potato soup, a sausage and chard fritata, green beans, and Brussels sprouts, probably sautťed with bacon.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 01:39 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

I have very little doubt youíll ride again. ...

I have very little doubt youíll ride again. Going to cook anything interesting?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

Ah, well. Iím sure both have their areas of...

Ah, well. Iím sure both have their areas of clear superiority.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-25-20, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

With me it's just one story. She's...

With me it's just one story.

She's pre-pissed at problem, I agree to help with problem. I get a vertiginous glimpse of hell in the form of directory chaos, hopelessly confused duplicate accounts,...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-24-20, 07:57 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

I don't know why I agree to help LSS with IT...

I don't know why I agree to help LSS with IT stuff. It never ends well.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

Daughter spent her first year post-college on...

Daughter spent her first year post-college on South Caicos. Couple of flights a week, one rundown hotel, no tourists, fantastic diving if you're hooked up. Our kind of place.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 09:24 AM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

Here's a nice beach... ...

Here's a nice beach...


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Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

Not a beach person, except inasmuch as beaches...

Not a beach person, except inasmuch as beaches are incidental to sailing, swimming, and diving. Sand can ruin your whole day.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,300
Views: 172,223
Posted By MoAlpha

As the owner of a murdered-out bike, I agree. ...

As the owner of a murdered-out bike, I agree. Low spoke count also does wonders, even for the looks of a classic.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 08:13 AM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

Thatís great. Probably thought he out a great...

Thatís great. Probably thought he out a great price on the ticket too.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 07:57 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 243
Posted By MoAlpha

Prisms lenses don't invert. They are used all the...

Prisms lenses don't invert. They are used all the time in glasses for people with double vision from eye muscle weakness and I have uses prism goggles to study sensorimotor adaptation in the lab....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-23-20, 06:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 243
Posted By MoAlpha

Trim your eyebrows and exercise the superior...

Trim your eyebrows and exercise the superior rectus muscles.

Seriously though, I have a fusion and two artificial discs and my neck extension is limited, so I know from this problem. I also know...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 08:42 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

I come here for the support and fellow feeling. ...

I come here for the support and fellow feeling.


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Forum: Road Cycling
11-22-20, 08:12 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

I am.

I am.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 07:51 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

A classic. Never knew it was Portland.

A classic. Never knew it was Portland.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 07:50 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

Hey, look at the old farts here, Youíve got...

Hey, look at the old farts here, Youíve got years to realize your full potential.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

Look up sweet spot.

Look up sweet spot.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 06:02 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

Nice! That’s how you know you left it all on the...

Nice! That’s how you know you left it all on the course, so to speak.

My most spectacular bad physiological happening was after a 10k regional X-C championship in college, where I came through the...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

I think what he meant was he still does the...

I think what he meant was he still does the distances, but lacks the time and patience to do them slowly, what with the Moloch ha-Moves on his wheel.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 05:26 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

I guess if you mean REALLY slow... I havenít...

I guess if you mean REALLY slow... I havenít almost puked (or pooped) from a hill since my foot racing days, and I donít remember liking the feeling.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

I donít take many days off, especially after big...

I donít take many days off, especially after big efforts, because I come back stiff. I also seem fairly tolerant of 700-800 TSS/wk, which, it seems, most people at my age and crappy performance...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 03:48 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

I could do it here if I had ridiculous gears and...

I could do it here if I had ridiculous gears and didnít mind poking along alone at 7 mph, but thatís not what I ride for. Also, at age 64 with a job, slow distance is a waste of time. Data suggest...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

There is no such thing as an outdoor Z1-2 ride if...

There is no such thing as an outdoor Z1-2 ride if you live in hilly terrain and have a FTP < 4W/kg. I don’t even think about it anymore.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 07:15 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

I wouldn't pay a penny over 750 without a stem...

I wouldn't pay a penny over 750 without a stem and "peddles."
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 05:16 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

This is often considered in the context of...

This is often considered in the context of refusal to buy health insurance, risky behaviors, etc. Aside from the widespread social consensus that we offer medical assistance to those in need and ask...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

Maybe, but the UK and Germany are also succumbing...

Maybe, but the UK and Germany are also succumbing to bad-faith flat-earthism and then there are the majority of countries which missed out on the Enlightenment entirely.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

Welcome to adulthood.

Welcome to adulthood.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 03:24 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

I feel that way too, but there is overwhelming...

I feel that way too, but there is overwhelming evidence that it's not going to change anyone's behavior.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 12:08 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

Not too awful.

Not too awful.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 11:58 AM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

Agree. Across the board, people are clinging to...

Agree. Across the board, people are clinging to misinformation that will make them feel better right now. I suspect this means people are feeling pretty bad.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 11:50 AM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

I thought one began to talk in terms of herd...

I thought one began to talk in terms of herd protection at about a 60% immunity rate, but maybe I heard wrong and I can't find numbers in a quick search.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 11:21 AM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

Flu vaccination rate is, what, upper 40%? I...

Flu vaccination rate is, what, upper 40%? I would assume this could get there or better. Not perfect, but definitely helpful.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 11:12 AM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

That's what they say now on social media, but I...

That's what they say now on social media, but I assume some will change their minds.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

Always a consideration. The picture should...

Always a consideration.

The picture should be no surprise in a country already suffering from an epidemic of "deaths of despair," addiction, chronic pain, obesity, etc. and dead set on ignoring...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 08:52 AM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

More to the point: ...

More to the point:

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-20, 08:44 AM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

Drinkable candy, as it were.

Drinkable candy, as it were.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-20, 08:29 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

And all my bike **** is down there. We may put...

And all my bike **** is down there. We may put them in an AirB&B for a few days and a negative PCR. Of course, statistically weíll probably be more of a risk to them.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-20, 08:25 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

Looks like bigger foils than the last iteration. ...

Looks like bigger foils than the last iteration. Racing should be fun to watch!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-20, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

Oysh.

Oysh.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-20, 08:20 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, but the door to the stairway doesnít lock.

Yeah, but the door to the stairway doesnít lock.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-20, 07:59 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

Great question; no good answers. Living in a van...

Great question; no good answers. Living in a van with pneumonia might be challenging.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-20, 07:54 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-20, 07:52 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

They sure as hell do.

They sure as hell do.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-20, 07:44 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

Right call. Our daughter still likes us...

Right call.

Our daughter still likes us better alive, but we are going to have to figure out what to do with her and her partner (probably husband by then) when they move back to the US later this...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-20, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

Where does she live and how many people is she...

Where does she live and how many people is she having?
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-20, 06:52 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

Wondering if we should renege on our Thanksgiving...

Wondering if we should renege on our Thanksgiving invitation to my brother. He's coming from a lower prevalence area and will travel by POV, but it seems like a bit of a risk for all concerned. Sad!
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-20, 06:47 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

I dare someone to post the pic in the "Hot or...

I dare someone to post the pic in the "Hot or Not?" thread.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

No pocket. Jacket is too warm over about 45ļ F. ...

No pocket. Jacket is too warm over about 45ļ F.

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Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-20, 10:33 AM
Replies: 6,475
Views: 91,402
Posted By MoAlpha

My best winter jacket has zipper vents with mesh...

My best winter jacket has zipper vents with mesh on either side of the chest. They allow a lot of temperature regulation and probably make more sense than pit zips on a bike. Might be easier to...
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