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  1. Thread: did you ride today

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    Sticky: 4th ride of the year nice even if only 10 miles....

    4th ride of the year nice even if only 10 miles. It was a balmy 33 with a bit of a breeze, sunlight and a brief snow squall. Go figure. Still a welcome respite from the 0-20 weather we've been...
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    Last week I went for a ride with the wind chill...

    Last week I went for a ride with the wind chill at or below 0*. I gave it up after 7/8 miles as a particular portion of anatomy got cold. Nothing like a little freezer burn! Glad it wasn't enough to...
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    The only ride that I really plan on is the Pedal...

    The only ride that I really plan on is the Pedal for Paws. It is a benefit ride for the local humane society. As mentioned by a couple of others, I would like to do my b-day ride as well. Any others...
  4. Thread: My Driving Blows

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    tractorlegs-I find that nighttime driving is...

    tractorlegs-I find that nighttime driving is becoming a bit more problematic. I'm fine on the big roads but hate the narrow ones as the glare from the lights of oncoming cars does its best to blind...
  5. Thread: Hello older guys!

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    In dog beers I've only had 1. Welcome aboard!

    In dog beers I've only had 1.

    Welcome aboard!
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    With a UTI it is always good to have a culture...

    With a UTI it is always good to have a culture and sensitivity done, it makes it easier to determine the most effective antibiotic.
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    I'm still waiting to take my last ride of the...

    I'm still waiting to take my last ride of the year! That will be today once the temps get into the double digit range. New Years day my neighbor and I traditionally go out for a short ride depending...
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    I got a military grade flu shot in 1969. I...

    I got a military grade flu shot in 1969. I haven't had the flu since!:)
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    "...The goal is no longer to be 100% physically...

    "...The goal is no longer to be 100% physically functional. Will not happen again at the age of 65. Just being comfortable on the bike is now the big goal."

    I feel your pain!
  10. Thread: Pub 51

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    Sticky: I have a tracfone that I take when I'm riding out...

    I have a tracfone that I take when I'm riding out in the country but its mostly for placebo effect as I can go 1 mile out of town and have no reception. U.S. cellular has somewhat better reception...
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    Sad that when I lived in Door county, I wasn't a...

    Sad that when I lived in Door county, I wasn't a rider. I've been back, albeit not recently, to do the Ridges "Ride for Nature".
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    While I'm not planning on doing a bike build this...

    While I'm not planning on doing a bike build this winter, I'm giving some thought to having my Dean titanium bike unbuilt and moving the parts to a new frame. I really like the geometry on my old...
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    I like this as a FOO thread. Bringing it back...

    I like this as a FOO thread. Bringing it back also makes me wonder where and how a lot of those posters are.

    In any event, to make it OT, I have crushed last years mileage of 1509 with a current...
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    Exactly like I did 30 years ago and anything or...

    Exactly like I did 30 years ago and anything or one who says differently is lying. Just ask me!:)
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    As I'm sure others will point out, changing what...

    As I'm sure others will point out, changing what you eat the day before a big ride is not advisable. Eat normally, pace yourself and have a good time.
  16. Thread: 2014 Pie Ride

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    Well, I did my pie ride one day early, that is...

    Well, I did my pie ride one day early, that is today. I must also confess that I didn't eat pie. This week-end in town there is the 100th year Cheese Days, a celebration where 100,000 people get...
  17. If t'was me, I'd take today off, ride short...

    If t'was me, I'd take today off, ride short tomorrow and then stay off of the bike till your century. It sounds as if you have overdone it a bit. Good luck!
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    Nice video. It's for me one of the best parts...

    Nice video. It's for me one of the best parts about the forums, the opportunity to see where others ride.
  19. Thread: 2014 Pie Ride

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    Lately I've been stocking up on elderberry pie...

    Lately I've been stocking up on elderberry pie (pun not intended) courtesy of the neighbor lady. I should be ready in a couple of weeks.

    For the uninitiated-the pie ride is the 3rd full...
  20. Thread: who can...

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    Its awe-ful when they laugh!:rolleyes:

    Its awe-ful when they laugh!:rolleyes:
  21. Thread: who can...

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    who can...

    tell me why. Why when I'm out for a ride in rural sw wi where I can literally go for miles without seeing another vehicle, that when I stop to answer a call from Mother Nature there arises a traffic...
  22. One of life's great questions!

    One of life's great questions!
  23. Pictures or it didn't happen. Happy...

    Pictures or it didn't happen. Happy bi:beer:rthday!
  24. Thread: did you ride today

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    Sticky: Well, not today but I rode 45 miles on Sat. It...

    Well, not today but I rode 45 miles on Sat. It started out quite nicely but soon the 3 h's(heat, humidity and hills) conspired to sap my energy. As a result I spent much of sunday keeping my...
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    Cranky-I've speedplay frogs on all 3 of my bikes...

    Cranky-I've speedplay frogs on all 3 of my bikes and like them a lot!
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