Consistency and Origins
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Over the years, I’ve learned a lot about desirable snot rocket consistency and origins. Velocity may be one key to the successful snot rocket, however increasing mucus thickness makes for higher degrees of difficulty. And there are certain mucus characteristics that velocity can’t overcome, that one just doesn’t mess with.
Every cyclist's MUCUS NEMESIS? the head cold type...the stringy, tapioca pudding-like rumbling that births itself in the deepest caverns of the sinuses and insists upon coming out in one long connected mass.
One just doesn't have the luxury of using valuable oxygen to wrestle out a glob of goo that insists on remaining attached to itself...not to mention living through the odd stares of and possible hazards to those nearby if things go awry.
We may ride when we're sick, but everyone knows to leave the deep ones alone.
- TOB ...but sometimes they sneak up on ya....