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|1 hour 19 min ago||This||
|1 hour 20 min ago||Yes||
This has been a very pleasant day.
|1 day 10 hours ago||FWIW||
I have run 8 marathons; to me biking a century (100 miles) feels like the same effort and same level of exhaustion as running a half-marathon. I once rode from Durango to Telluride, CO- 130 miles with over 8000 feet of climibing, and riding at altitude no less (over Lizard Head Pass, at 10,000+ feet), that felt like a marathon.
A big factor is how much hill-climbing is involved. 50 miles on the flats is relatively easy, two miles up a 7% grade and you will definitely feel it (and the calorie burn will be impressive).
Time spent is an issue, but I am normally an early riser and by the time I am rolling into the garage after a ride my wife is just waking up, so it works out.
|1 day 11 hours ago||Might as well||
they will all be NFL-ready in two years...
|1 day 11 hours ago||You can get beheaded||
even having a statue of Mohammed, FYI.
|1 day 11 hours ago||Total geek/nerd answer||
He had just been assimilated, where 7/9 had been assmilated 20 years prior- a lot more time for implants to become more integrated and such. I coulda been a screenwriter...!
|1 day 12 hours ago||Three times a week||
Weekends and one day during the week. 50 miles on a bike is like running 5-6 miles, you can build up to doing it regularly without tearing yourself up. Other days I do other things, crosstraining, ya know?
re: sidewalks- that's for pedestrians, and in many municipalties it is illegal. Bicycles are a form of vehicular traffic (I average around 20 mph), and really should be on the road and therefore should always obey the rules of the road. It is actually more dangerous to ride on sidewalks. Note to motorists: because we have to obey the rules of the road, it is safer if you do also- i.e. don't stop at a green light to let us go by, etc., we need to have you be predictable also.
|1 day 20 hours ago||As a cyclist||
I always observe the rules of the road. ALWAYS. I have no sympathy for assholes, whether they are riding or behind the wheel of a car.
I wear a helmet, and bright hi-visiblity kit (that Yellow/Green Fluoro color).
I ride very early in the morning, out on the road by 5:30-6:00 AM and finishing 50+ miles before 9 AM. Keeping to rural or side roads, avoiding major traffic thoroughfares if at all possible.
I ride in the bike lane, or stay over to the right side of the road. The only time I take a lane is when I have no other choice, or if I am going downhill at similar speeds. I respect cars, and assume they can't see me, ALWAYS.
Mantistoboggan, don't be a jerk.
|1 day 21 hours ago||Assimilate||
|2 days 12 hours ago||Margaret Hamilton?||
|3 days 8 hours ago||Jabrill is really not very good...||
...he will need to play out his eligibilty to be draftable (nudge-nudge, wink-wink!).
Note: Jabrill autocorrects to "Gabriel," FYI.
|5 days 6 hours ago||King's English|
|6 days 2 hours ago||After initially complaining about them||
I kinda miss the Pro Wrestling references. I also greatly admire your ability to pause the DVR when the game is otherwise in progress for you. My time and attention span are so limited that I watch every* game on DVR delay- it helps that I am three time zones away and can avoid spoilers- but once I start watching I have to see it through. I usually begin watching 90 min after the start time, that pretty much gets you to the end of the game in real-time, even if you FF thru opponent's 87 yard runs and subsequent extra points...
Great write-up, as always!
*exception: The Game- I am usually way out of town that week and catch it at a sports bar.
|1 week 13 hours ago||It's like 5:30 AM here out west||
and there's already 85 comments? Right now I am hydrating for a bike (as in bicycle) ride, will do 50 miles before 9 AM...
|1 week 1 day ago||Do you mean Buffalo Stance?||
edit: FACK! Razor93 beat me to it....
|1 week 1 day ago||Kidney stones||
about as close a man can come to experiencing natural childbirth....
|1 week 1 day ago||Nothing worse than||
a stabbing boner pain.
|1 week 4 days ago||I am lucky to go to one game a year||
living way out of state and such, and unfortunately that was my game for 1994. Agreed, absolutely worst I have ever felt after a game....
|1 week 6 days ago||I was asleep||
because I was on Pacific Time; first indication there was anything wrong was when I had trouble signing on to AOL. Then I got a call from a co-worker to turn on the TV, and by that time both towers were down. I knew nearly a dozen people who worked in the WTC, every single one of them were unharmed. Side note: Native NYer, this hit me pretty hard. I remember going up to the roof as a kid and seeing:
|2 weeks 13 hours ago||Assuming the above rankings||
correspond to the eventual BCS rankings, we want OSU to go undefeated so that beating them (and then the B1G West champion) would get us into the playoffs, if we otherwise take care of business.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||I committed to Michigan||
when I was 9 years old.
|2 weeks 1 day ago||Time is meaningless for her...||
...after all, she goes all the way back to the caveman days.
btw- her birthday is Sept 5th, but I'll wish her a belated happy birthday anyway...!
|2 weeks 2 days ago||Yes, we could have sent him to Bolivia||
all by ourselves.....!
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Violently ill||
actually, the AZ Giant Hairy Scorpion is not poisonous; the sting hurts and that's about it. Also, these big guys tend not to enter houses. The Bark scorpion on the other hand, is tiny and nasty. The only truly poisonous scorpion, which happens to make its home primarily in Maricopa County...
|2 weeks 4 days ago||Just be glad it wasn't THIS:||
|2 weeks 4 days ago||And it is a somewhat||
unbiased appraisal of UM Football, despite the fact that it is coming from an OSU blog.
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Speaking of Lee Corso and Houston...|
|2 weeks 5 days ago||But it is so nice that blowouts||
are blowouts again. Not nail-biters or even worse, upsets....
|2 weeks 5 days ago||Nice thing about a three-day weekend||
is the next work week is only 4 days.
|3 weeks 1 min ago||(No subject)|