Managing Expectations

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Ummm. How is it that two

Ummm. How is it that two real bike rides do not somehow outweigh an exercise bike...?

Inquiring, dimmish minds wish to know how this calculus works, exactly...

Posted by coyote (not verified) on Sun, 08/16/2009 - 13:29
It's a complicated calculus,

It's a complicated calculus, for sure.

Mostly because it was dirty hot and so I was doing the cycling equivalent of strolling. So it hardly got my heart rate up. But I did sweat enough, so maybe I'll have to rethink that. Mostly, I was biking on hot yucky streets and not by the river, and that was disappointing.

Posted by megan on Sun, 08/16/2009 - 14:16
Ah, I see. The emotional

Ah, I see. The emotional quality of the experience balances the quantitative value of the exercise. And so it should!

Posted by coyote (not verified) on Sun, 08/16/2009 - 15:53
If I every managed to

If I every managed to install even one ceiling fan, I would consider that an awesome enough accomplishment for an entire week

Posted by XUP (not verified) on Mon, 08/17/2009 - 09:17
Coyote: Totally agreed. XUP:

Coyote: Totally agreed.

XUP: Ah, but not once you'd installed one and realized how simple it is. If I hadn't had to do a bunch of ridiculous running around, I could have had them both up in under an hour. A sweaty hour.

Posted by megan on Thu, 08/20/2009 - 11:29