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Forum: Road Cycling
10-23-20, 09:10 AM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 41,691
Posted By SwtBadger

Rumor has it they will retain that name next year...

Rumor has it they will retain that name next year too. I kind of like it to be honest, but that doesn't seem to be a majority viewpoint.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-20-20, 03:29 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 41,691
Posted By SwtBadger

My daughter just was accepted into University of...

My daughter just was accepted into University of Minnesota for next year as her #1choice (https://www.bikeforums.net/usertag.php?do=list&action=hash&hash=1choice) , said daughter when saw there was...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-19-20, 04:13 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 41,691
Posted By SwtBadger

Look at that smoke, when I use to be in charge of...

Look at that smoke, when I use to be in charge of two coal boilers we needed to ensure that the opacity limit was not exceeded. That looks to be significantly higher than what was allowed :twitchy:....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 41,691
Posted By SwtBadger

Also note China, no time zones. I've had a trip...

Also note China, no time zones. I've had a trip or two there that included working stops on both the far west and the far east...always had to make sure what time the locals started work, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 41,691
Posted By SwtBadger

Don't feed the bear, they always come back for...

Don't feed the bear, they always come back for more...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 41,691
Posted By SwtBadger

Like, I'm still upset that I wasn't able to see...

Like, I'm still upset that I wasn't able to see it live, when it went through this area less than 20 miles away.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 41,691
Posted By SwtBadger

Not buying this, without knowing the assumptions...

Not buying this, without knowing the assumptions and context. When they make that field goal, then even if MN allows a TD and 2 pt conversion, then there is a 50/50 chance they win in overtime...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-12-20, 09:30 AM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 41,691
Posted By SwtBadger

SMH, It is not often that I am ever so slightly...

SMH, It is not often that I am ever so slightly rooting for the Vikings, and then they do this....
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 41,691
Posted By SwtBadger

Apologies...cant get the multiquote to work....I...

Apologies...cant get the multiquote to work....I mostly agree re spotted cow. I haven't purchased it in quite a while, I do like that it is unfiltered, but otherwise its fairly bland. Moonman is...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 10:41 AM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 41,691
Posted By SwtBadger

First time I went to the Brewery, it was located...

First time I went to the Brewery, it was located in town, basically in a tin sided building. When I asked to take a tour, they said sure just walk around in there if you feel like it, no one was...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 10:36 AM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 41,691
Posted By SwtBadger

I've ridden the Sugar River trail, but not road...

I've ridden the Sugar River trail, but not road biked in the area. I recall thinking it would be a good area to road bike with the hills and scenery. By the way the Sugar River Pizza Co. is highly...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-09-20, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 41,691
Posted By SwtBadger

Southern Kettle or elsewhere? Colors look to be...

Southern Kettle or elsewhere? Colors look to be near peak now. No need for any of that today through Tuesday :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-20, 03:47 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 41,691
Posted By SwtBadger

:thumb: Enjoy it while you can, yesterday was...

:thumb: Enjoy it while you can, yesterday was incredible here too for October...no long sleeve uppers or bottoms.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-20, 03:40 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 41,691
Posted By SwtBadger

Wondering what my issue is then, I'm shifting on...

Wondering what my issue is then, I'm shifting on 6800s and have replaced 3 rear cables + 1 brifter with in the last three years. I'm thinking one was a bad install, but still seems higher than...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-07-20, 12:12 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 41,691
Posted By SwtBadger

Wondering if this in part due to all the hills...

Wondering if this in part due to all the hills and climbing you do.

I've wrecked two this year also, looks I also should be on the quarterly plan.

Perhaps, I should start a poll as to whether...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 41,691
Posted By SwtBadger

One of the "talking heads" said that the reason...

One of the "talking heads" said that the reason the NL Central league scored so few runs was due to the good pitching in the NL Central. Excepting for the Cardinals, looking like the reason they...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-02-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3,064
Views: 41,691
Posted By SwtBadger

Spent too much time looking for wet leaves? ...

Spent too much time looking for wet leaves?
Heal quickly/ hopefully not long term injury.
Forum: Road Cycling
10-01-20, 08:50 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

Yes, accompanied with first frost warning of the...

Yes, accompanied with first frost warning of the season for tonight in SE WI. Will decide tonight which tender plants to bring indoors, in a questionable attempt to keep alive through winter.
...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 04:26 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

I had to look that up...yes Cambodia requires a...

I had to look that up...yes Cambodia requires a deposit. Emirates airline offer free funeral insurance if one is unfortunate.
My company has to pay lodging fees while I'm in the government...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 01:29 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

Might of missed that form. Actually I will feel...

Might of missed that form. Actually I will feel safer there than here, unless the verbiage between the North and the US heats up.

The difficulty has been in getting an exemption from a 2 week...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 12:01 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

Not sure if I have seen this one, but have seen...

Not sure if I have seen this one, but have seen several of these long conveyors in Illinois. I always do a double-look especially when they go over/below roadways, they are an unusual feature to see.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-30-20, 11:48 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

I'll second radiant floors as awesome. I had one...

I'll second radiant floors as awesome. I had one in mid-level hotel in South Korea where they are common, very comfy to walk on and the heat at least in the hotel room was very even.

Most common...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-22-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

It just occurred to me that in addition to you...

It just occurred to me that in addition to you people being old and too fat for this sport, you people ask a lot of questions.:foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

:bday: As a side, I was quite confused...

:bday:

As a side, I was quite confused trying to figure out what 5 feet of power was, then impressed with an hour of 472 wattage, final got it.:foo:....probably shouldn't mention that units of...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 08:41 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,239
Posted By SwtBadger

Out of true wheels that rub on the brakes. Other...

Out of true wheels that rub on the brakes. Other wise heat/humidity/route.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

This looks like superfun. On the plus side, I...

This looks like superfun. On the plus side, I checked out and found that Road America a 4 mile Indy car race track has a two hour window on Mondays and Wednesdays for biking. That's about an hour...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-16-20, 09:06 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

I was going to post what W.Churchill said....but...

I was going to post what W.Churchill said....but family forum. Apparently standards have fallen.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-15-20, 10:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 480
Posted By SwtBadger

As a datapoint, I am 5'11" ish, purchase pants...

As a datapoint, I am 5'11" ish, purchase pants that are stated to have a 34" inseam and have arms that are somewhat longer than normal. My ride is a BMC SLR-02 model year 2015 that is 58". The 58"...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 11:24 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

Its obvious, but better than the meme if its the...

Its obvious, but better than the meme if its the opposite.https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/620x300/xodpdlatefortrain_bd1f3eede694b3ef8463fcca36df27db9df817d1.jpg
Forum: Road Cycling
09-11-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

I like the announcing team, but thought...

I like the announcing team, but thought Collingsworth was going out on a thin branch stating several times in the first quarter that he liked the Texans new defense scheme. Not so much after 34...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-20, 03:34 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

I know, just brutal....smh

I know, just brutal....smh
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

Wut??? You may live a, um, sheltered...

Wut??? You may live a, um, sheltered existence;). Even here in WI, I'm not even going to try make that claim at least for the entire winter.....not with Wifi's place of living. Now that's frigid...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-20, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

Fair enough, iirc it was already suffering from...

Fair enough, iirc it was already suffering from industrial decline back then which included the Chrysler plant down the road. The manufacturing company that employed me still exists but I think it...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-20, 12:19 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

I don't want to be too disparaging but for the 4+...

I don't want to be too disparaging but for the 4+ years I rented an apartment in Rockford, I don't recall anyone that would have admitted to any option other than the **** it option. Of course that...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-28-20, 09:11 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

I'll double the "correct". But with the caveat,...

I'll double the "correct". But with the caveat, use what ever gets one motivated. Some can compete with themselves, others driven better by trying to match/exceed others.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-20, 01:09 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

Thanks as I have booked marked this as it uses...

Thanks as I have booked marked this as it uses different routing than I normally go. This is right in the wheelhouse of my longer rides. Haven't yet made it to Whitewater or La Grange this year,...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-26-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

Come up north and a bit east. Living near the...

Come up north and a bit east. Living near the Kettle Moraine left by the glaciers, I can't find anything less than 40-50 ft/mile. Nothing steep, but sometimes would like something flat and simple.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-25-20, 08:35 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

I recently had to throw out all of my Vonnegut...

I recently had to throw out all of my Vonnegut books (water damage), including those with Kilgore Trout. sad
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 10:25 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

Wait, I was told that was unpossible.

Wait, I was told that was unpossible.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-21-20, 09:49 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

There is a Nestle plant 20 miles away near one of...

There is a Nestle plant 20 miles away near one of my favorite routes that goes through Burlington WI, on rare occasions it smells like one is biking through chocolate. Not planning on checking on...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-20-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

In addition, the amount of daylight is limiting. ...

In addition, the amount of daylight is limiting. During weekdays can both leave and return from work in the dark. Starting to get to the mid-August where staying late at work is limiting if one...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-18-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

You should probably tell someone at the RR about...

You should probably tell someone at the RR about that.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

As a sidenote, glad to see a 16 year old down the...

As a sidenote, glad to see a 16 year old down the street that I am somewhat acquainted with becoming an active biker. He joined Strava and this last week did what I think is a 40 mile solo ride. ...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

Yes, that be me.

Yes, that be me.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

Not that I have any reasonable aspirations of...

Not that I have any reasonable aspirations of reaching the podium, but how do I get into the big leagues, right now I think I'm only tracking in the minors. Pretty sure need to message someone (?).
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

My next visit to the DMV will be in 3 weeks. Son...

My next visit to the DMV will be in 3 weeks. Son is 16 years old and time for his behind the wheel test.

This was the quite the controversy in the household with "but why do I have to take the...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-12-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

On related issue, I found last Saturday where at...

On related issue, I found last Saturday where at least one hornet nest is in my yard this year. Only got popped once, so that is the good news. Those things are just nasty. I get hit at least once...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

I have a daughter graduating HS this year off to...

I have a daughter graduating HS this year off to either UW or UM next year per the plan. I do really wonder if it makes sense for Freshmen to attend college remotely and may be better off waiting a...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 02:40 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

Looks like it, It is already dark, really dark.

Looks like it, It is already dark, really dark.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 02:06 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 108,566
Posted By SwtBadger

I said the same yesterday when 40 mph winds came...

I said the same yesterday when 40 mph winds came through. Wife was not impressed with the idea, heck she wasn't impressed when I continued deadheading the perennials.
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