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Forum: Road Cycling
09-17-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 6,544
Views: 86,941
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: 49
Views: 1,396
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: 6,544
Views: 86,941
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: 6,544
Views: 86,941
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: 384
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: 6,544
Views: 86,941
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: 6,544
Views: 86,941
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: 6,544
Views: 86,941
Posted By SwtBadger

I know, just brutal....smh

I know, just brutal....smh
Forum: Road Cycling
09-09-20, 03:05 PM
Replies: 6,544
Views: 86,941
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: 6,544
Views: 86,941
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: 6,544
Views: 86,941
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: 6,544
Views: 86,941
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: 6,544
Views: 86,941
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: 6,544
Views: 86,941
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: 6,544
Views: 86,941
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: 6,544
Views: 86,941
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: 6,544
Views: 86,941
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: 6,544
Views: 86,941
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: 6,544
Views: 86,941
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: 6,544
Views: 86,941
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: 6,544
Views: 86,941
Posted By SwtBadger

Yes, that be me.

Yes, that be me.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-14-20, 10:13 AM
Replies: 6,544
Views: 86,941
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: 6,544
Views: 86,941
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: 6,544
Views: 86,941
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: 6,544
Views: 86,941
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: 6,544
Views: 86,941
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: 6,544
Views: 86,941
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.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-10-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6,544
Views: 86,941
Posted By SwtBadger

Keep that stuff down by you. I missed...

Keep that stuff down by you. I missed yesterday's ride when the storms came shortly after finishing family obligated sheepshead session with the in-laws. If that stuff heads north at all, looks...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-07-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 6,544
Views: 86,941
Posted By SwtBadger

Unfortunately I noticed that too this year, and...

Unfortunately I noticed that too this year, and worse it can lead to chaffing in uncomfortable to mention places. Didn't think about it in the context of bibs/not bibs.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 03:33 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 360,070
Posted By SwtBadger

Might be that you living in the land of 10,000...

Might be that you living in the land of 10,000 lakes are getting your water from a "surface" source and it is likely that trnsntr water source is well water. Well water will have much more hardness...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 360,070
Posted By SwtBadger

Football is in big trouble if baseball can't make...

Football is in big trouble if baseball can't make it through one weekend. At least twice as many players, interaction between teams, etc. Rosters may end up resembling those of the strike years...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 360,070
Posted By SwtBadger

Affirmative, the University of La Crosse women's...

Affirmative, the University of La Crosse women's lacrosse team has no matches occurring soon. Sadly there is no UW-La Crosse official men's lacrosse team.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 360,070
Posted By SwtBadger

Thus the cabin, short duration with only a single...

Thus the cabin, short duration with only a single destination, all activities including eating will be outdoors etc... Planned activities of biking, hiking and possibly kayaking are fine by me, but...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 11:16 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 360,070
Posted By SwtBadger

Also in the isn't it ironic category, Mrs...

Also in the isn't it ironic category, Mrs Swtbadger informed me Friday that she booked a cabin just outside of Lacrosse for 3-4 nights starting this upcoming Saturday for the family.

Plans...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-27-20, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 360,070
Posted By SwtBadger

Perhaps 75 miles to the Northwest I made it out...

Perhaps 75 miles to the Northwest I made it out the last 3 days, but it was brutal. By Sunday had nothing to go on and took a cold shower to cool down afterwards. I don't know how those south of us...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 360,070
Posted By SwtBadger

And what of Flugelhorns and playing in a large...

And what of Flugelhorns and playing in a large instrumental band:innocent:.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 08:49 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 360,070
Posted By SwtBadger

When dating my wife for the second time, I read...

When dating my wife for the second time, I read her the series half way through the Return of the King.

Was quite enjoyable, much better than just watching a movie etc... Not sure with child...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-21-20, 08:33 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 360,070
Posted By SwtBadger

Hopefully it works out and you will have a great...

Hopefully it works out and you will have a great story to carry as a bonus
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 02:07 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 360,070
Posted By SwtBadger

At the beginning of the season any rides ~30+...

At the beginning of the season any rides ~30+ miles need and then rarely thereafter depending. I try to use sparingly so as toughed that area up. My pedal stroke must not be even as only need on...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-20-20, 02:04 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 360,070
Posted By SwtBadger

Nice role model for the kids in the back. And...

Nice role model for the kids in the back. And you all say us Badgers east of the river have issues :foo:
Forum: Road Cycling
07-17-20, 08:51 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 360,070
Posted By SwtBadger

Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post...

Originally Posted by Velo Vol View Post (https://www.bikeforums.net/road-cycling/1197210-addiction-lxxviii-557.html#post21591891)
pumpkin pie >tomato pie > apple pie

probably


You alls pie...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 360,070
Posted By SwtBadger

Nice setup it sounds. Wouldn't mind, but as...

Nice setup it sounds. Wouldn't mind, but as noted not the maintenance. Around here, individuals having hoop houses is extremely rare, nearly nonexistent - not sure why as our growing season doesn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 04:25 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 360,070
Posted By SwtBadger

If accurate and it sounds right, that is the...

If accurate and it sounds right, that is the first time I heard why sidewall cuts are an issue. I always wondered how one gets a cut on the side wall unless they run right alongside something. I...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-16-20, 11:20 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 360,070
Posted By SwtBadger

What's in the hoop house?

What's in the hoop house?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-15-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 360,070
Posted By SwtBadger

I think the best bet is to cut the thread, and...

I think the best bet is to cut the thread, and not pull it. Unfortunately you never know until it happens.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-14-20, 11:42 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 360,070
Posted By SwtBadger

Well you may have eliminated any chance of ever...

Well you may have eliminated any chance of ever competitively doping. Isn't this stuff part of the ABP (Athlete Biological Passport) used in detection?
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 11:55 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 360,070
Posted By SwtBadger

You reminded me of the first time I was in...

You reminded me of the first time I was in Lacrosse....only time I was "asked" to leave from a bar. The ask was a bartender with a billy club :twitchy:. I did leave rather quickly.

Backstory,...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 360,070
Posted By SwtBadger

[QUOTE=abshipp;21584961]Hey WhyFi are there any...

[QUOTE=abshipp;21584961]Hey WhyFi are there any places up around your neck of the woods that would be good for a weekend AirBNB/VRBO getaway?

Probably wouldn't want to go all the way up to the...
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 10:52 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 360,070
Posted By SwtBadger

No idea, I'll check tonight. I "never" ride off...

No idea, I'll check tonight. I "never" ride off the saddle except when at railroad tracks, excessive road debris or at certain bridges that don't mate with the road well.
Forum: Road Cycling
07-13-20, 10:17 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 360,070
Posted By SwtBadger

In need of some addiction bike maintenance help. ...

In need of some addiction bike maintenance help.

In the last ~ week, immediately after going over bumps/cracks in the road somewhere in the front end/perhaps middle of the bike there are...
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