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Forum: Foo 07-21-16, 06:12 PM
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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...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-21-16, 05:40 PM
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Sticky Pub 51
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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:
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 07-18-16, 11:12 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 3,998
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...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-07-16, 03:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
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...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-06-16, 04:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 515
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...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 07-05-16, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18,931
Views: 1,476,997
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...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-23-16, 10:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 519
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...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-15-16, 06:03 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,415
Posted By rck
This is an apt thread for today's ride. We got 1...

This is an apt thread for today's ride. We got 1 1/2 inches of rain last night and it was 90 when I left the house at 11AM with a resultant high humidity. There was a bit of a breeze that helped but...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 06-06-16, 09:09 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 284
Posted By rck
Udder Century

After having convinced myself that it was a waste of time and money to drive 180 miles (round trip) in order to ride 30 miles on a bike, I awoke yesterday morning at 0530 thought about it and went...
Forum: Charity Events 06-06-16, 08:35 AM
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Views: 271
Posted By rck
pedal for paws

The 15th annual "Pedal for Paws" will be taking place Sat. July 9. Pedal for Paws (http://www.greencountyhumane.org/announcements/pedal-for-paws)

It is out of New Glarus, Wi. home of the locally...
Forum: General Cycling Discussion 05-28-16, 10:16 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,558
Posted By rck
Plus one on that film. For a book I would suggest...

Plus one on that film. For a book I would suggest "Miles from Nowhere" by Barbara Savage. A lot of interesting recommendations here that will cost me some money I'm sure.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-24-16, 06:50 AM
Replies: 18,931
Views: 1,476,997
Posted By rck
I rode 13 miles yesterday on the local rail...

I rode 13 miles yesterday on the local rail trail. This is notable for 2 reasons. It was my 1st trail ride of the year as I've been running the roads and secondly the indigo buntings are back. They...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-10-16, 09:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,246
Posted By rck
Plus one.

Plus one.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-05-16, 08:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 607
Posted By rck
Don't feel badly, I ride to a town NE from here...

Don't feel badly, I ride to a town NE from here and on an out and back its 17 miles going but coming back its only 15 at least according to the signs.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-05-16, 08:48 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,562
Posted By rck
"American Pie"

"American Pie"
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-03-16, 10:15 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,562
Posted By rck
Or do you mean defiantly?:D

Or do you mean defiantly?:D
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 05-02-16, 08:49 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 5,562
Posted By rck
This seems an unreasonably reasonable statement.:p

This seems an unreasonably reasonable statement.:p
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-22-16, 02:06 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,336
Posted By rck
My total cholesterol has been around 180-190 for...

My total cholesterol has been around 180-190 for several years with a low HDL. My M.D. hasn't said a word about statins and there is also a strong history of heart disease in the family. It never...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-18-16, 08:48 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 684
Posted By rck
new hearing aids

I know the subject comes up on occasion and I just got a new pair courtesy of the VA. I must admit I actually like them much better than the older ones. They hang over the ear but are smaller than...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 04-11-16, 08:40 AM
Replies: 693
Sticky Pub 51
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Posted By rck
You know, that looks like a lot of fun. If I was...

You know, that looks like a lot of fun. If I was 20, no 30, O.K. maybe 40 years younger..
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-28-16, 09:29 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,908
Posted By rck
Heck qcpmsame were old we're allowed to forget...

Heck qcpmsame were old we're allowed to forget what we talked about 20 minutes ago not to say several years ago.:)
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-28-16, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By rck
Actually tried that after reading your response...

Actually tried that after reading your response but the rest of the valve promptly fell out. Not a problem as I had all ready changed the tube but good to keep in mind.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-26-16, 10:16 AM
Replies: 94
Views: 2,908
Posted By rck
While not obsessive about it, I have a tendency...

While not obsessive about it, I have a tendency to be goal oriented when it comes to mileage. I set a broad annual goal and pedal away. I also like the cadence function as it reminds me not to grind...
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-23-16, 08:26 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 361
Posted By rck
I don't begrudge recovery time as I usually only...

I don't begrudge recovery time as I usually only ride 3-4 times weekly once I've re-found my legs. I have found however, as I've gotten less young, that it takes a lot longer to warm up.
Forum: Fifty Plus (50+) 03-23-16, 08:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 655
Posted By rck
I hadn't thought of pulling the valve stem. Duh!...

I hadn't thought of pulling the valve stem. Duh! I'll give it a try can't break broken anymore than it is now.:rolleyes:
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