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02-28-19, 01:44 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,441
Posted By rck

I had my colonoscopy about 3 years ago. No memory...

I had my colonoscopy about 3 years ago. No memory of it, however, the "scoper" knows me, the "scopee". I was snowed quite well , thank you. I was also sick for a couple of days after, a low tolerance...
02-28-19, 01:25 PM
Replies: 843
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Posted By rck

Just returned from looking at a new car. Man,...

Just returned from looking at a new car. Man, don't ever try to just take a look at a new car on the last day of the month.:eek: Apparently they didn't believe me when I said just want to try not...
01-10-19, 11:26 AM
Replies: 2,313
Views: 202,013
Posted By rck

Recently watched "Won't you be my neighbor"...

Recently watched "Won't you be my neighbor" previously mentioned by bikecrate. Very well done by the film maker Morgan Neville. He has also done two others that I enjoyed "Twenty feet from stardom"...
01-10-19, 10:59 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,343
Posted By rck

Canklecat may be on to something. I probably...

Canklecat may be on to something. I probably heard left, instinctively looked left and moved left. In my defense, I was on a sidewalk and would have stepped into the street if I had moved to the...
01-09-19, 06:43 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,343
Posted By rck

Interesting response

disclaimer:This is not an attempt to start anew a conversation as to what is the appropriate warning to use when approaching walkers, a topic that as been discussed multiple times.

I went for a...
04-23-18, 09:37 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,853
Posted By rck

Plus 1 Except I've replaced a lot of my Van...

Plus 1

Except I've replaced a lot of my Van Morrison LPs with CDs.
03-28-18, 09:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,431
Posted By rck

Hey donglebutter-just do repeats up the...

Hey donglebutter-just do repeats up the escarpment!
03-16-18, 01:19 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,431
Posted By rck

P4p wi

Pedal for Paws (http://www.greencountyhumane.org/announcements/pedal-for-paws)

SW Wi. ride, out of New Glarus noted for being the home of the New Glarus brewery. (think spotted cow)

If I...
03-12-18, 09:41 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,258
Posted By rck

2018 tour de cheese

https://bbbsgreencounty.org/events/tour-de-cheese/

For any interested. PM me with any questions.
03-02-18, 12:57 PM
Replies: 843
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Views: 121,458
Posted By rck

Middle of the day and I'm on the computer. Think...

Middle of the day and I'm on the computer. Think I'll shut it down, make an appt. with an orthopod, air up the c-dale and go for a ride!
02-17-18, 10:45 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,136
Posted By rck

I always prefer loops. My favorite being a 45...

I always prefer loops. My favorite being a 45 miler with about 2800 ft. of climbing, mostly shorter and steeper hills. Rural roads with little or no traffic and a stop at Irma's:love: at the halfway...
02-14-18, 09:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,450
Posted By rck

For a second there I misread bell. Glad no...

For a second there I misread bell. Glad no serious injuries.
01-03-18, 10:30 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 7,973
Posted By rck

FYI-for any vets getting health care through the...

FYI-for any vets getting health care through the VA, the older vaccine is available. It was free for me as I have a priority 3 disability rating. I'm not sure if there is a cost associated with lower...
11-08-17, 10:13 AM
Replies: 843
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Views: 121,458
Posted By rck

Like WildWood, my saddle time dropped by quite a...

Like WildWood, my saddle time dropped by quite a bit this year. Root cause was the combination of a creakier than usual body and a few weeks of walking through soybean fields hand pulling weeds after...
08-16-17, 04:27 PM
Replies: 843
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Views: 121,458
Posted By rck

Been walking the beans in the summer sun.

Been walking the beans in the summer sun.
07-12-17, 10:08 AM
Replies: 843
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Posted By rck

I've a charity ride this sat, the Pedal 4 Paws...

I've a charity ride this sat, the Pedal 4 Paws benefiting the local humane society. My plan was to play r-ball on mon. ride wed, take thurs. and fri. off and be set up nicely for saturday. So, of...
06-12-17, 12:13 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 596
Posted By rck

green cty wi pedal for paws

Pedal for Paws (http://www.greencountyhumane.org/announcements/pedal-for-paws)
06-10-17, 09:12 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,671
Posted By rck

I dumped the computers on all 3 bikes this year....

I dumped the computers on all 3 bikes this year. It's not that I'm disinterested in mileage and cadence. I have been, however,struggling with some knee and hip issues and found that the I was...
05-18-17, 04:06 PM
Replies: 843
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Views: 121,458
Posted By rck

As long as you remember where the bathroom is!:)

As long as you remember where the bathroom is!:)
04-21-17, 12:44 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 687
Posted By rck

positive reinforcement

Her in sw wi, yesterday was grey, windy and the local trail was wet so that a road ride was the choice to make. Both of my road bikes have a bright red blinking light rear mounted and I wore a...
03-30-17, 10:54 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,437
Posted By rck

Like many others, I was never fast to begin with...

Like many others, I was never fast to begin with thus slowing down has not been an issue. What I did find in the last few years is that I've been watching the odometer more than the world around...
03-08-17, 06:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 749
Posted By rck

For those who remember, Irma has retired.:( Her...

For those who remember, Irma has retired.:( Her duties as pie maven have been taken over by one of her daughters.:)
03-08-17, 05:56 PM
Replies: 843
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Views: 121,458
Posted By rck

Just last listened once again to "The Man Who...

Just last listened once again to "The Man Who Planted Trees" written by Jean Giono. It makes a nice respite from listening to the news.
02-27-17, 02:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,053
Posted By rck

plus 1

plus 1
02-18-17, 11:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 6,353
Posted By rck

I have questions: Mobile 155 and 2 Piece-Do you...

I have questions: Mobile 155 and 2 Piece-Do you mean angiogram?

bobwysiwyg-a stress test with a broken femur? Ow-sounds painful or did they use meds instead? Good luck with upcoming Dr's visit.
02-18-17, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By rck

The downside to this weather and its to be warm...

The downside to this weather and its to be warm all week, is that it might bring an early end to the maple syrup season. This requires warm days and cold nights (below freezing) and its only just...
02-17-17, 04:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 728
Posted By rck

Can you believe!

Here in sunny sw Wi. it's 63 and I turned off the furnace and opened windows! Good God! It's the middle of feb.. I've lived in Wi for most of my 66+ years and do not ever recall 63 in the middle of...
02-09-17, 05:57 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,702
Posted By rck

This isn't actually bad advice. Try something...

This isn't actually bad advice. Try something else for a bit. I had a year where I never took time off of the bike during a time when I typically took 6-8 weeks away from the roads. It got to a point...
12-05-16, 10:40 AM
Replies: 843
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Views: 121,458
Posted By rck

1st snow of the year yesterday. I shoveled my...

1st snow of the year yesterday. I shoveled my walks x 3 but got the snow blower out to do the neighbors.

I would claim that the snow has ended my biking season. I would, of course, be lying as I...
11-30-16, 06:32 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,181
Posted By rck

My M.D. started me on vit d, originally 1000 then...

My M.D. started me on vit d, originally 1000 then 2000, 3 years ago. My blood levels were low, I have an intermittent thyroid issue, and also osteopenia. My last bone density showed marked...
11-11-16, 03:28 PM
Replies: 138
Views: 5,203
Posted By rck

In my head I usually find myself singing the...

In my head I usually find myself singing the theme song from "Gilligan's Island". It is OK on a short ride but 40-50 miles of it can drive you a little wackier!:p
10-21-16, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 995
Posted By rck

peril of the fall!

Fall is my favorite time of the year. The weather is generally dry and cool, the colors beautiful and the apples fresh off of the tree. With the notable exception of it being the harbinger of winter,...
10-04-16, 02:42 PM
Replies: 843
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Posted By rck

Wildwood-Beautiful bike. I have no build advice...

Wildwood-Beautiful bike. I have no build advice as I pay others to do that for me. I am a total klutz with tools.

Pass the Dutchie is from a song by a brit boy band. It was supposed to be pass...
10-03-16, 08:23 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By rck

Oddly enough, they have some of the best coffee...

Oddly enough, they have some of the best coffee in town. As they open at 0800 hrs and I live only 5 blocks away...

DaveQ24-The riding your age on your birthday has been traditional here for a...
09-21-16, 03:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 914
Posted By rck

1 year older

and yet no wiser. The plan was to play r-ball on monday night rest for a couple of days get up early thurs. AM eat a good b-fast and do my 66 mile b-day ride. A good and sensible plan as well befits...
09-19-16, 09:23 AM
Replies: 843
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Views: 121,458
Posted By rck

Wildwood-I'm not a farmer , I just help out...

Wildwood-I'm not a farmer , I just help out occasionally. Here in wi some harvesting has all ready started. The rest will start pretty much in the next week or two depending on weather.

I actually...
09-13-16, 11:16 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By rck

Happy b-day!

Happy b-day!
09-12-16, 04:50 PM
Replies: 843
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Posted By rck

Haven't been posting much at all in the last 6...

Haven't been posting much at all in the last 6 weeks. Partially because of my biking slowing down and frankly I've been tired. The reason for both is the same. I've been helping a friend who farms. ...
09-08-16, 09:53 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,014
Posted By rck

Typically I ride alone. This is not usually by...

Typically I ride alone. This is not usually by choice but my neighbor with whom I have ridden many miles has been putting in a ton of overtime the last 2-3 years making him unavailable. Unfortunate,...
07-29-16, 03:18 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,046
Posted By rck

For a moment I was going to point out that if you...

For a moment I was going to point out that if you are in your 50's you are a kid. Then I kept reading.:)

The area in which I grew up (suburban Cincinnati) has become so urbanized that when I drove...
07-29-16, 03:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,045
Posted By rck

Pretty much like BlazingPedals, around here they...

Pretty much like BlazingPedals, around here they dump a load of tar and then add the pea-sized gravel. It's up to traffic to work it into the road. It can actually make for some pretty dangerous...
07-28-16, 12:48 PM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 2,281,593
Posted By rck

23 miles after having taken a couple of easy...

23 miles after having taken a couple of easy weeks in order to refresh my legs.
07-28-16, 12:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,045
Posted By rck

annual rant

I hate fresh tar and pea gravel!:mad: T'is the season and the work has started.

After having taken a couple of weeks off of the bike, I decided to go out for a bit of a ride today. I caught up...
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07-21-16, 06:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 289
Posted By rck

bat bummer

I recently went to the farm technology days here in Wi.. I've a couple of friends who farm and I tag along when they go. Its usually pretty interesting and I occasionally learn something. This year I...
07-21-16, 05:40 PM
Replies: 843
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Views: 121,458
Posted By rck

I gotta tell you, that stuff you need to drink...

I gotta tell you, that stuff you need to drink for a c-scope prep-well it not only tastes bad, its got a strange texture. The apple juice helps but still...:eek:
07-18-16, 11:12 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 7,905
Posted By rck

If I played the game I would probably be outside...

If I played the game I would probably be outside wandering around the square, phone in hand, running into lamp posts and such. As I don't play, I am instead, sitting in the air-conditioned local...
07-07-16, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 747
Posted By rck

Colonoscopy has been one of those things on my...

Colonoscopy has been one of those things on my "not to do" bucket list for years. Having retired from health care after 37 years in the field, I am not really worried about the procedure. It's just...
07-06-16, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 747
Posted By rck

eventful day

It was mostly a day of good things. I went 1st for my morning coffee at my local watering hole and they all ready had the Tour on the TV. Nice! It pays to be a regular. Wandering home, I decided to...
07-05-16, 09:20 AM
Replies: 24,433
Views: 2,281,593
Posted By rck

40 miles yesterday at a comfortable pace in prep...

40 miles yesterday at a comfortable pace in prep for this coming sat. "Pedal for Paws" a local charity ride I do every year. Planning on the 65 mile route and must remember to not hook up with anyone...
06-23-16, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 707
Posted By rck

lesson re-learned

Last week-end I did my 1st metric century of the year (with the implication that I'll do more?). It was a 1st time local charity ride that I felt somewhat obligated to support. Additionally, a friend...
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