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Forum: Road Cycling
01-19-24, 05:29 PM
Replies: 8,954
Views: 146,105
Posted By SwtBadger

Rouvy is quarky, but has improved over the last...

Rouvy is quarky, but has improved over the last year. Often there are ways to adjust through settings and other work-arounds. I use to avoid updates until several days had past as the updates often...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-10-24, 05:47 PM
Replies: 8,954
Views: 146,105
Posted By SwtBadger

As I understand it from pilot brother, bidding is...

As I understand it from pilot brother, bidding is about which flights you get put on to not directly how much payment one is willing to accept. Those with higher seniority get to pick the preferred...
Forum: Road Cycling
01-09-24, 09:35 PM
Replies: 8,954
Views: 146,105
Posted By SwtBadger

We would be better off as a society if more...

We would be better off as a society if more people left messages for pets rather than for humans on the internet ;)
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-24, 09:43 PM
Replies: 8,954
Views: 146,105
Posted By SwtBadger

You got out relatively cheap, assuming not Ti

You got out relatively cheap, assuming not Ti
Forum: Road Cycling
01-08-24, 10:02 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,430
Posted By SwtBadger

If it is in Indonesia, then likely not legit. ...

If it is in Indonesia, then likely not legit. For whatever reason seems that there are a large number of scam sites that indicate location in Indonesia. Check how they accept payment and how you...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-27-23, 03:29 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 221,651
Posted By SwtBadger

And in related news, it was NBD recently. It is...

And in related news, it was NBD recently. It is a Giant Revolt Advanced 2, marketed as a gravel bike. Needs some modifying and haven't started adjusting or fitting. Intent is for this to be more...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-23, 02:48 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 221,651
Posted By SwtBadger

Same here - feels good to be the "good" guy. I...

Same here - feels good to be the "good" guy. I have 3 employees from an employment agency. Dislike that the holidays result in them having a lower paycheck, however told them to leave early and...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-23, 01:26 PM
Replies: 392
Views: 11,421
Posted By SwtBadger

Right, why would you ride your race bike on...

Right, why would you ride your race bike on gravel? That's where you endurance bike is preferred and likely more closely designed for.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-23, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 221,651
Posted By SwtBadger

Thanks Mr Monk and Bah, on the replies which seem...

Thanks Mr Monk and Bah, on the replies which seem reasonable. I've started to come to the conclusion that the short test also over-estimates my FTP. Reflecting, part of the reason is that I've...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-22-23, 09:57 AM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 221,651
Posted By SwtBadger

Doesn't seem very red-neck to put a slice of...

Doesn't seem very red-neck to put a slice of orange in one's beer either.

#justsaying
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-23, 02:33 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 221,651
Posted By SwtBadger

Zion is monumental. The hike up to Angel's...

Zion is monumental. The hike up to Angel's landing is epic and not for those fearful of heights as there are chains one holds on to along the way with multi 100 straight drops down both sides....
Forum: Road Cycling
12-18-23, 11:32 AM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 221,651
Posted By SwtBadger

This is what makes this corner of BF good. Very...

This is what makes this corner of BF good. Very good cross section of different riding styles, ages, locations, interest etc.
Forum: Road Cycling
12-08-23, 02:43 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 221,651
Posted By SwtBadger

We travel well to bowl games so as to get out of...

We travel well to bowl games so as to get out of the cold. If it is going to be cold we can do that right back here ;)
12-06-23, 01:43 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,134
Posted By SwtBadger

Go into settings, video. If it indicates high...

Go into settings, video. If it indicates high (beta) then change to standard. The Beta version is known to have this exact video lock issue. I use to frequently have this issue, after changing to...
Forum: Road Cycling
12-01-23, 01:21 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 221,651
Posted By SwtBadger

IMO Thanksgiving >> than Christmas. Lower...

IMO Thanksgiving >> than Christmas. Lower expectations, get together for a meal and time well spent with others, whole issue of gift searching + returns avoided.
Forum: Road Cycling
11-21-23, 01:28 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 221,651
Posted By SwtBadger

Just ordered this + the paring knife ...

Just ordered this + the paring knife

Enabler:)

Been on the lookout for a good quality knife better than the general stuff we have and at that price....
Forum: Road Cycling
11-07-23, 09:12 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 221,651
Posted By SwtBadger

Yikes, and here I am seeing this immediately...

Yikes, and here I am seeing this immediately after being very pleasantly pleased that I was able to do 15 x 24 secs at >4 w/kg without excessive suffering. Of course I have a few decades and kg over...
Forum: Road Cycling
10-10-23, 07:41 PM
Replies: 10,825
Views: 221,651
Posted By SwtBadger

Two other considerations is how this will affect...

Two other considerations is how this will affect the relationship between your daughter and the roommate and between you and your daughter. Not saying to not do it, but money changes relationships if...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-28-23, 03:47 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 164,623
Posted By SwtBadger

Coincidence?

Coincidence?
Forum: Road Cycling
09-27-23, 11:22 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 164,623
Posted By SwtBadger

The pitch clock was long overdue and needed. ...

The pitch clock was long overdue and needed. Shortened the game by 25-30 minutes, and more importantly shortened the dead time where nothing happens.
09-21-23, 02:49 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,504
Posted By SwtBadger

I use to split time biking and kayaking, but...

I use to split time biking and kayaking, but really don't think there is much direct cross training benefit besides that of general fitness and allowing more complete recovery of the opposite...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-21-23, 12:44 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 5,266
Posted By SwtBadger

Yes, I've had one fail. It didn't snap off, but...

Yes, I've had one fail. It didn't snap off, but rather slowly bent such that at first it was uncomfortable to ride and then impossible. At first thought it was an issue with my cleats. But after a...
Forum: Road Cycling
09-07-23, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 164,623
Posted By SwtBadger

Perfect, first rule of a having a rathole is to...

Perfect, first rule of a having a rathole is to even acknowledge that one knows what it is.
Forum: Road Cycling
09-05-23, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 164,623
Posted By SwtBadger

Driver 100% in the wrong. Intentionally with...

Driver 100% in the wrong. Intentionally with forethought made a maneuver which could have caused significant injury.

Personally, I lineup behind the cars at a stop sign to prevent any other...
Forum: Road Cycling
08-30-23, 10:06 AM
Replies: 7,995
Views: 164,623
Posted By SwtBadger

I've read and experienced that accumulated...

I've read and experienced that accumulated exposure can lead one who is initially not sensitive to becoming very sensitive to poison ivy and similar plants. I use to be able to hand pull out of my...
03-14-23, 04:36 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 2,371
Posted By SwtBadger

First thing I check when heading out is wind...

First thing I check when heading out is wind location. Then head out into it, if route is not fixed for that day.

Also my saying, "if you're going to bike in spring, you're going to bike in wind."
Forum: Road Cycling
10-16-20, 11:08 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 466,861
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
10-09-20, 10:45 AM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 466,861
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
10-02-20, 02:53 PM
Replies: 11,492
Views: 466,861
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
09-22-20, 11:41 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 230,869
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
09-16-20, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 230,869
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
09-11-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 230,869
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, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 230,869
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: 230,869
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: 230,869
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
08-20-20, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 230,869
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
08-14-20, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 230,869
Posted By SwtBadger

Yes, that be me.

Yes, that be me.
Forum: Road Cycling
08-13-20, 12:28 PM
Replies: 7,777
Views: 230,869
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
07-27-20, 02:05 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 696,599
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, 01:52 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 696,599
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, 11:07 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 696,599
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
07-15-20, 03:19 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 696,599
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
06-29-20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 696,599
Posted By SwtBadger

I'm rather behind, but :thumb:

I'm rather behind, but :thumb:
Forum: Road Cycling
06-24-20, 01:01 PM
Replies: 16,131
Views: 696,599
Posted By SwtBadger

Was wondering what your plan was for your...

Was wondering what your plan was for your assaults. Reynolds should have provided you a free upgrade and kept you as a Bike Forum influencer.:)
Forum: Road Cycling
06-11-20, 10:10 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 5,823
Posted By SwtBadger

I also use Halo headbands. They help but for me...

I also use Halo headbands. They help but for me don't totally solve the problem.

Couple of notes, if you reuse without washing be sure to soak with water prior to your next ride. If it isn't...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-19-19, 09:43 AM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 184,414
Posted By SwtBadger

Now this is useful information, my wife was born...

Now this is useful information, my wife was born in '64 (December) and I in early spring of '65. So in addition to the fact that she is always one year older, a mathematical fact that causes her...
Forum: Road Cycling
11-15-19, 01:20 PM
Replies: 3,557
Views: 184,414
Posted By SwtBadger

You could be a fill in for others in half of my...

You could be a fill in for others in half of my work meetings, particularly consulting engineers.
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