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02-07-23, 06:23 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 964
Posted By MoAlpha

If you talk to good coaches or ask Dr. San Millàn...

If you talk to good coaches or ask Dr. San Millàn directly, I think they will agree that end-to-end Z2 (or sub-LT1) is the intention, not necessarily the result, for endurance rides outdoors by...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-23, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

Guest quarters?

Guest quarters?
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-23, 12:58 PM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

That was probably temporary while they were...

That was probably temporary while they were cleaning out the cage.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-23, 07:31 AM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

https://www.nytimes.com/2023/02/03/health/apple-wa...

https://www.nytimes.com/2023/02/03/health/apple-watch-911-emergency-call.html?unlocked_article_code=OcbObpuxWlSipdxt16aELRqG3s094fi348SdYgVGLu8iyTJTDQ8rBnoq6M1lJPfpNigRGgzYcPw9_YZOqcqn4IrMx5NL2pUv8B8z...
02-02-23, 11:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 248
Posted By MoAlpha

The list above pretty much covers the clinical...

The list above pretty much covers the clinical possibilities. Wheezing and coughing and use of an inhaler suggest decompensating asthma or a new airway issue, so it's good you're seeing your doc.
...
02-02-23, 08:17 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 964
Posted By MoAlpha

I can and generally do put in 10-14 hrs a week on...

I can and generally do put in 10-14 hrs a week on the bike and after a year of trying to adhere to an 80/20 schedule and getting my blood lactate curve measured to anchor my zones, it hasn't worked...
02-01-23, 08:29 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 964
Posted By MoAlpha

This winter, as in the past, I have promised...

This winter, as in the past, I have promised myself to get serious about base training, but it's too hilly around here for a weakling such as I to ride outdoors around here without spending...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-01-23, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

So, is the handle-able number an integer ≥ 1?

So, is the handle-able number an integer ≥ 1?
01-31-23, 12:09 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 2,163
Posted By MoAlpha

Yeah, you really don't want corticosteroids in...

Yeah, you really don't want corticosteroids in your crotch without a good reason and a time limit. They are a great way to bust the immune controls on the local skin flora, particularly fungi, and...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-31-23, 09:41 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 902
Posted By MoAlpha

When the kid came along and spouse's and my...

When the kid came along and spouse's and my careers took off, I took up running (which I had done on and off since college) and dipped a toe into Masters swimming. Enjoy the kids and put in the time...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-23, 07:19 PM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

As the Jewish mystics were fond of saying, “those...

As the Jewish mystics were fond of saying, “those who understand will understand.”
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-23, 05:38 PM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

I don’t suppose anyone here who uses a PMC is old...

I don’t suppose anyone here who uses a PMC is old and decrepit enough to consider mucking around with the ATL time constant…
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-23, 05:36 PM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

Hey Indy, glad you’re back and full of piss and...

Hey Indy, glad you’re back and full of piss and vinegar!
Forum: Road Cycling
01-30-23, 09:00 AM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

As you know, I went from a very nice custom steel...

As you know, I went from a very nice custom steel classic to a soulless plastic bike, shedding a few lbs of system weight in the bargain. My estimate is that there was about a 6% increase in speed...
01-28-23, 05:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 677
Posted By MoAlpha

Nice PX10! ...

Nice PX10!



https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/2000x1504/5733d8f0_463c_4664_a295_820e32abf4cb_f5ee5eb46e61e0bb1d12040cd388596210a91a06.jpeg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-28-23, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

Guilty for feeling sad about the suffering and...

Guilty for feeling sad about the suffering and death of a human being, someone you knew? Feel guilty about your carbon footprint or yelling at your kid or something!

Mourn him and regret the...
01-27-23, 06:14 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 442
Posted By MoAlpha

I am humble at all times and butter would...

I am humble at all times and butter would scarcely soften in my duodenum.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-23, 12:32 PM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

Dress shoes are a dead certainty in my case.

Dress shoes are a dead certainty in my case.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-23, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

Every time I look in my closet, I have the...

Every time I look in my closet, I have the thought that I'll never have to buy another pair of shoes or something.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-23, 11:58 AM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

I included you and datlas in the group.

I included you and datlas in the group.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-23, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

As the 74th-to-last rider in the world not to...

As the 74th-to-last rider in the world not to have it, that makes me feel better.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-27-23, 11:05 AM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

I bought a pair of 320s out of the trunk of...

I bought a pair of 320s out of the trunk of someone's car at a college XC meet in about 1977. I had been training in leather Adidas with cardboard soles and they were life-changing. I then switched...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-23, 06:38 PM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

By all means get a CFRP bike, but not one that...

By all means get a CFRP bike, but not one that godawful ugly!
01-25-23, 09:26 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 728
Posted By MoAlpha

"No disc left" generally solves itself over time...

"No disc left" generally solves itself over time by auto-fusion.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-24-23, 08:11 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 897
Posted By MoAlpha

I made the switch several times in both...

I made the switch several times in both directions over my athletic life and ran for most of my child rearing and peak career years, when I was too busy to do more on the bike than commute. I have...
01-24-23, 11:43 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 891
Posted By MoAlpha

Good question. I think this is in the realm of...

Good question. I think this is in the realm of behavioral economics, rather than rational, risk-based, decision making. On the whole, people seem to prefer being killed by other people than by...
01-24-23, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 491
Posted By MoAlpha

That looks like some of the hospitals I trained...

That looks like some of the hospitals I trained in, but with nicer ORs.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-23, 04:56 PM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

I suspect it's because they want a report of a...

I suspect it's because they want a report of a disc out of place and compressing a specific nerve root(s) and from what I remember that wasn't present. If I'm correct, I doubt they're in favor of...
01-23-23, 04:40 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,358
Posted By MoAlpha

Yes, it's easy to cook vegan and we do it a...

Yes, it's easy to cook vegan and we do it a couple of nights a week. Tonight, for instance, I'm making tofu with ginger and scallions and sautéed bok choi. What's not so easy, at least for me, is...
01-23-23, 10:53 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,358
Posted By MoAlpha

Yes, sure, and you can grow them all too if you...

Yes, sure, and you can grow them all too if you have the time and inclination.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-23, 10:44 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,149
Posted By MoAlpha

You want to pay my retainer, I suggest you keep...

You want to pay my retainer, I suggest you keep working, swanky.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-23, 08:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,149
Posted By MoAlpha

I could hang out a shingle as a bike fitter...

I could hang out a shingle as a bike fitter tomorrow, but I'd make more money as a life coach.
01-23-23, 07:18 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 891
Posted By MoAlpha

I don't have much confidence that any rate of...

I don't have much confidence that any rate of death or injury is going to produce serious regulation in this area. Scary as the prospect may be, I see greater vehicle autonomy as the best hope of...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-23, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

Were you in their “system?”

Were you in their “system?”
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-23, 08:05 PM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

I don’t think I’ve seen anyone palpate a pulse in...

I don’t think I’ve seen anyone palpate a pulse in a hospital in 30 years. Wear it on the Rolex side and they’ll find it when they steal it.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-23, 07:40 PM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

I suspect no one will look for anything until...

I suspect no one will look for anything until they’re cutting your clothes off in the major trauma bay.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-23, 07:29 PM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

Lame and unfashionable. Let us know if you learn...

Lame and unfashionable. Let us know if you learn anything from the medics.

If I ever become unable to communicate my care preferences, I want them tattooed on my chest.
01-22-23, 07:26 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,358
Posted By MoAlpha

I don’t feel great about meat, but we eat it a...

I don’t feel great about meat, but we eat it a couple-three times a week. There’s just no other easy way to meet protein requirements for two elderly athletes without ingesting a huge caloric load...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-22-23, 07:09 PM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

I wear a small tag around my neck with LSS’s...

I wear a small tag around my neck with LSS’s mobile number and my name on it. Bracelets are naff. I have absolutely no faith that emergency personnel will bother to read anything on my body, so I...
01-22-23, 10:09 AM
Replies: 85
Views: 3,839
Posted By MoAlpha

I was hit-and-runned from behind in a very nice...

I was hit-and-runned from behind in a very nice US suburb.
01-21-23, 03:27 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,031
Posted By MoAlpha

Agree. I have replaced a lot of hex head bolts on...

Agree. I have replaced a lot of hex head bolts on bike parts with equivalent items from my local marine chandler (where I spend far too much time and money for other reasons). They don’t corrode.
01-21-23, 11:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 728
Posted By MoAlpha

Spine imaging does not correlate very well with...

Spine imaging does not correlate very well with symptomatology, except when there is specific nerve root or spinal cord involvement. I would venture a guess that virtually everyone reading this has...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-23, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

Mnyeh, so is drinking Islay malt.

Mnyeh, so is drinking Islay malt.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-23, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

Know exactly what you mean.

Know exactly what you mean.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-23, 09:44 AM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

What a little delinquent! ...

What a little delinquent!


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kMU3kqn9HJg
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-23, 06:45 AM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

With an RC Cola?

With an RC Cola?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-23, 08:02 PM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

:lol: Fortunately, these days there’s usually...

:lol: Fortunately, these days there’s usually someone younger and/or more competent.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-23, 07:53 PM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

ooooh, ugly. Hope it’s trivial.

ooooh, ugly. Hope it’s trivial.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-23, 07:50 PM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

I do have some real doozies. Letting me hang...

I do have some real doozies. Letting me hang assuages their sense of guilt.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-23, 06:44 PM
Replies: 4,677
Views: 62,656
Posted By MoAlpha

Sad. I knew he wasn’t well. Friend of mine...

Sad. I knew he wasn’t well.

Friend of mine from Santa Cruz and SF bought Mayan from him a few years ago.

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