the ball whisk

January 29, 2009

Ohhh….Peta

Filed under: Animals, stuff, web — crelatia @ 9:56 pm

This commercial was banned from Superbowl…those silly vegetarians are just too sexy.

“She don’t like meat, but she sure likes the bone”(or the pumpkin in this case).

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January 27, 2009

cause crashing inside is at least not boring

Filed under: VeloFietsen — quietglow @ 9:49 pm

$40 from a SRAM rep off of CL. I rode until I was moderately comfy on em tonight with no/low resistance. Tomorrow it’s all about 1:15 of LV2 roller-boogaloo. No more traffic jams on the trainer!

I put this on the table with no comment

Filed under: VeloFietsen — quietglow @ 12:17 pm

A new cycling team is born.

January 26, 2009

Yikes.

Filed under: VeloFietsen — quietglow @ 12:37 pm

RIP Johnny Cycles

January 25, 2009

Should’ve blogged this long ago

Filed under: Film — groenefee @ 3:00 pm

Hey family K. Add this film review (warning link to itunes) to your podcasts. We’ve been enjoying it for quite some time and I cannot imagine a better writer reviewing film.

January 24, 2009

If you want to race like a PRO

Filed under: VeloFietsen — quietglow @ 5:45 pm

This made me grin.

Advice on being PRO from a young PRO

January 23, 2009

FTP training > LSD

Filed under: VeloFietsen — quietglow @ 10:08 am

Another good read which supports the idea that if you want to ride strongly for long distances, you should prepare by going hard for shorter distances.

My (anecdotal, of course) experience strongly supports this even for ultra distances: My first 100 I topped out at 60 miles a week (11 hours)  all done at LSDish pace. My second one, I topped out at ~30 miles a week (7 hours) but my pace was basically FTP level — I was training for a fast marathon. #2 was 2.5 hours faster and my recovery time was way way less (and I bitched much less as well).

January 22, 2009

To stop or not to stop

Filed under: VeloFietsen — quietglow @ 3:31 pm

I like this article mostly because it makes me think of trying to decide whether or not to stop on a nice spring day, maybe 60 degrees, bright sun shining, 80 miles in the can…

Stop signs, right. Yeah, so if they make em yield signs that is going to reduce driver anger? Not likely. Then they’ll be ticked that we’re over privileged  (which is basically the same root thing which makes someone angry that bikers are scofflaws)

A Grab Bag of Delights

Filed under: Games, Snow Fun — groenefee @ 2:45 pm

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Its the RU Ortho Ephiphany and every year there is some incredible pro-Opheliac eye candy. So far from this year:
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That said..two games to keep on radar:

Blueberry Garden

And Coil (no instructions…Flash based)

January 19, 2009

No really, download this right now

Filed under: Music — quietglow @ 8:36 pm

Plastic Smile — Perfume

Yeah I know, two posts in one day. But I have been in a moderate funk for the past few days and have been plodding through some good, but generally wintery blah music. I just fired this thing up and began to smile involuntarily. I have the rest of it.

Edit:

Oh man: Twinkle Snow Powdery Snow

Effin take that bleak dreary snow.

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