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Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-24, 03:51 PM
Replies: 8,271
Views: 132,106
Posted By badger1

Incorrect. Cricket!

Incorrect. Cricket!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-19-24, 03:36 PM
Replies: 8,271
Views: 132,106
Posted By badger1

Apropos of nothing ... always amazed at the...

Apropos of nothing ... always amazed at the 'logistics' behind even a relatively minor 'tour date'. Last night the Canadian band City of Colour (Dallas Green [formerly with Alexisonfire]; might be...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-24, 03:37 PM
Replies: 8,271
Views: 132,106
Posted By badger1

It is; written by the Paragon's lead singer...

It is; written by the Paragon's lead singer (can't recall his name just at the moment), recorded in '67. Blondie made the song 'famous', of course, and there have been other covers. I like the...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-16-24, 03:15 PM
Replies: 8,271
Views: 132,106
Posted By badger1

... or rocksteady; the world needs more...

... or rocksteady; the world needs more rocksteady (the real stuff, not ersatz) ...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQXqkiKXiHc
02-16-24, 01:53 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,153
Posted By badger1

Nothing of consequence.

Nothing of consequence.
02-16-24, 12:58 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,153
Posted By badger1

"Now is the winter of our discontent ......

"Now is the winter of our discontent ... "
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-24, 01:55 PM
Replies: 8,271
Views: 132,106
Posted By badger1

Any vodka in there? (asking for a friend)

Any vodka in there?
(asking for a friend)
Forum: Road Cycling
02-14-24, 11:06 AM
Replies: 156
Views: 4,433
Posted By badger1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LmeyG5LlFWU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LmeyG5LlFWU
02-13-24, 10:07 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 7,007
Posted By badger1

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

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02-13-24, 01:48 PM
Replies: 279
Views: 7,007
Posted By badger1

I have a few minutes spare so I'll chime in. Old...

I have a few minutes spare so I'll chime in. Old bike (stolen, alas) had rim (v-) brakes. Highish-end setup: XTR cables, Avid adjustable levers, TRP CX-9 brakes. New bike (replacement) has...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-24, 02:31 PM
Replies: 8,271
Views: 132,106
Posted By badger1

Well, I'm a bit of a skeerdy-cat when it comes to...

Well, I'm a bit of a skeerdy-cat when it comes to electricity, so I'm pretty cautious!
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-24, 01:43 PM
Replies: 8,271
Views: 132,106
Posted By badger1

Fixtures, outlets, and switches I understand and...

Fixtures, outlets, and switches I understand and will handle -- but 'breakers off' for me.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-24, 12:01 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,546
Posted By badger1

I was just riding along, when suddenly ... ...

I was just riding along, when suddenly ...


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Forum: Road Cycling
02-08-24, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8,271
Views: 132,106
Posted By badger1

So is alto, especially when played like this...

So is alto, especially when played like this (never gets old) ...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hKLYovuGBzY
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-24, 02:33 PM
Replies: 8,271
Views: 132,106
Posted By badger1

:( :hug:

:(
:hug:
Forum: Road Cycling
02-06-24, 12:49 PM
Replies: 8,271
Views: 132,106
Posted By badger1

Same. Rye, in my case, and cab. The latter is...

Same. Rye, in my case, and cab. The latter is usually with dinner, though I try to stretch it out a bit (so as to avoid the temptation of a second rye).
Forum: Road Cycling
02-03-24, 11:03 PM
Replies: 8,271
Views: 132,106
Posted By badger1

:(

:(
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-24, 10:20 PM
Replies: 8,271
Views: 132,106
Posted By badger1

I wish I had such powers. Eternal late spring --...

I wish I had such powers. Eternal late spring -- or early fall -- it would be.
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-24, 02:03 PM
Replies: 8,271
Views: 132,106
Posted By badger1

We have a similar program up here. Mrs. Badger...

We have a similar program up here. Mrs. Badger has donated a couple of times. Mrs. Badger, both her older sisters, and her mother had breast cancer. One sister and mother died from it. Mrs. Badger...
Forum: Road Cycling
02-02-24, 01:46 PM
Replies: 8,271
Views: 132,106
Posted By badger1

Agree.

Agree.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-24, 10:27 PM
Replies: 8,271
Views: 132,106
Posted By badger1

I did not know that. So I should be happy with my...

I did not know that. So I should be happy with my 173 cms (sorry, 68")? At 72, I need all the encouragement I can get.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-29-24, 10:19 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,487
Posted By badger1

Kind of sad, really. Eben Weiss (a.k.a. BSNYC)...

Kind of sad, really. Eben Weiss (a.k.a. BSNYC) has been selling variations on this tired theme since at least 2010. In the early days these could at least be kind of funny. Now they are just a bore.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-25-24, 12:47 PM
Replies: 8,271
Views: 132,106
Posted By badger1

Long story, but essentially: we've always rented...

Long story, but essentially: we've always rented here at home base in order to fund/maintain/improve our N.B. property. Other than pension funds etc. it is our main investment. We were in previous...
01-24-24, 09:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 644
Posted By badger1

Nothing wrong with "informing" others about a...

Nothing wrong with "informing" others about a resource.

What is very off-putting in this instance is the breathless -- some might argue uncritical -- enthusiasm with which this infomercial is...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-23-24, 11:01 AM
Replies: 8,271
Views: 132,106
Posted By badger1

Didn't Metallica take care of that? ...

Didn't Metallica take care of that?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CD-E-LDc384
01-22-24, 02:21 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 4,776
Posted By badger1

Speaking of which, I see that the...

Speaking of which, I see that the recently-revived zombie Trek thread has managed both to re-ignite 'Lance' and threaten to become a new 'Baby Bike Bolts' thread. Quite an achievement!
01-21-24, 03:32 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,158
Posted By badger1

This thing will surely be moved to either A&S or...

This thing will surely be moved to either A&S or P&R (it would fit in either; certainly doesn't belong here)?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-20-24, 03:04 PM
Replies: 8,271
Views: 132,106
Posted By badger1

Heh! Around that time it was "good to go" ......

Heh! Around that time it was "good to go" ... appropriate.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l8x2Dt0ww2E
Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-24, 12:31 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 2,522
Posted By badger1

Is it wearing a shirt?

Is it wearing a shirt?
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-24, 02:56 PM
Replies: 8,271
Views: 132,106
Posted By badger1

I agree completely ... matter of taste and all...

I agree completely ... matter of taste and all that.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-05-24, 10:35 AM
Replies: 8,271
Views: 132,106
Posted By badger1

Well lookee there ^^^^ says post #5000 on the...

Well lookee there ^^^^ says post #5000 on the tin. :bday:

Edit: oops; now it says post #5001. I was sure it said #5000. Oh well; still a milestone.

Edit #2: now it says #5002.
Forum: Road Cycling
01-04-24, 05:28 PM
Replies: 8,271
Views: 132,106
Posted By badger1

FWIW, our experience with Mazdas (5 of 'em) since...

FWIW, our experience with Mazdas (5 of 'em) since 2003 has been, if I can put it this way, 'issue-less.'
Forum: Road Cycling
01-02-24, 09:53 PM
Replies: 8,271
Views: 132,106
Posted By badger1

We might almost be neighbours; just an hour and a...

We might almost be neighbours; just an hour and a half or so zip down t'401. Or, could go the other way to Sarnia, cross over onto 94; might be quicker. Reminds me: renew passports.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-29-23, 05:29 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 216,893
Posted By badger1

At the risk of stating the obvious, there is a...

At the risk of stating the obvious, there is a place on here (BF) for politico-economic commentary and discussion. Not sure this sub-forum is that place.

Cheers!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-23, 10:31 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 216,893
Posted By badger1

Could be any one of several spots. Lesquiti...

Could be any one of several spots. Lesquiti (Island) comes immediately to mind -- Loon Central even by Island standards -- but many possibilities.

(I'm an Islander born and bred: Cowichan Valley,...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-26-23, 09:24 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 216,893
Posted By badger1

Inevitably RMOT ...

Inevitably RMOT
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSt6OezOAwg
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-23, 10:32 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 216,893
Posted By badger1

Moi. Can't stand the stuff ... which is an odd...

Moi. Can't stand the stuff ... which is an odd thing, I suppose, when I think of it. Even on Shauvot, won't touch it. Too rich for me. Blintzes, kugel, no problem. Cheesecake? Nope.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-24-23, 10:25 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 216,893
Posted By badger1

TMI, mister ... but Merry Christmas to you and...

TMI, mister ... but Merry Christmas to you and any/everyone here who celebrates the day!:)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-23, 10:11 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 216,893
Posted By badger1

Heh. This calls for a song! The video quality is...

Heh. This calls for a song! The video quality is awful, but the music is sublime. August Darnell at his best (Album: In Praise of Older Women; Cut: Endicott)....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-21-23, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 216,893
Posted By badger1

Sad. :(

Sad. :(
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-23, 10:48 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 216,893
Posted By badger1

Same. I'm only 5'8" but with a 33" true cycling...

Same. I'm only 5'8" but with a 33" true cycling inseam.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-20-23, 10:44 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 216,893
Posted By badger1

Does that 'endurance' bike do anything for you?

Does that 'endurance' bike do anything for you?
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-23, 10:06 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 216,893
Posted By badger1

Damn; beat me to it ... just!

Damn; beat me to it ... just!
Forum: Road Cycling
12-16-23, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 216,893
Posted By badger1

Musical tastes are such a funny thing! Yuuuge...

Musical tastes are such a funny thing! Yuuuge Beatles fan here ... I'm really old, so remember first appearance on Ed Sullivan and all that. Mom bought me With the Beatles (Parlophone) shortly after....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-23, 10:28 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 216,893
Posted By badger1

:)

:)
Forum: Road Cycling
12-07-23, 10:27 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 216,893
Posted By badger1

Someone has to do it; might as well be me. ...

Someone has to do it; might as well be me.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7wRHBLwpASw
11-29-23, 10:47 AM
Replies: 155
Views: 8,928
Posted By badger1

I re-started cycling at age 50, back in 2002;...

I re-started cycling at age 50, back in 2002; joined teh Biek Formz in '05.

I would describe myself as a recreational but dedicated cyclist (and fan of pro cycling) but I have never -- not once --...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-23, 10:36 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 216,893
Posted By badger1

Heh! I have a Tupperware story. Mrs. Badger and I...

Heh! I have a Tupperware story. Mrs. Badger and I were married in the early '90s, spent our honeymoon in Quebec City -- middle of winter. It was a magical time for us, but that's by the bye. We liked...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-20-23, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 216,893
Posted By badger1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2DD_BWPjlQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R2DD_BWPjlQ
Forum: Road Cycling
10-31-23, 09:37 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 216,893
Posted By badger1

Heh ... well observed!! We don't use that...

Heh ... well observed!!

We don't use that (front) porch; we do use the identical one next to it, off the kitchen. Oddly, this is where I don't feel alienated; quite the reverse -- I feel 'at...
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