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by rustycruiser
Sat Oct 10, 2020 5:38 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ex-POTUS DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 129794
Views: 5687260

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Pretty fiscally irresponsible to have to remake all those flags... Agree on PR but less convinced on DC, I think the special status is more helpful and pushing Statehood in a patently partisan manner will just further degrade the situation. Short of a another Constitutional amendment they could rea...
by rustycruiser
Sat Oct 10, 2020 3:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ex-POTUS DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 129794
Views: 5687260

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Pretty fiscally irresponsible to have to remake all those flags... Agree on PR but less convinced on DC, I think the special status is more helpful and pushing Statehood in a patently partisan manner will just further degrade the situation. Short of a another Constitutional amendment they could rea...
by rustycruiser
Sat Oct 10, 2020 3:06 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ex-POTUS DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 129794
Views: 5687260

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Pretty fiscally irresponsible to have to remake all those flags... Agree on PR but less convinced on DC, I think the special status is more helpful and pushing Statehood in a patently partisan manner will just further degrade the situation. Short of a another Constitutional amendment they could rea...
by rustycruiser
Sat Sep 19, 2020 5:09 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread
Replies: 3441
Views: 212476

Re: The Official UCI Pro Cycling Thread

What a ride by Pogacar!
by rustycruiser
Sat Aug 01, 2020 1:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Le top XIV la Pro D2 les Fédérales.Le retour façon mir laine
Replies: 24811
Views: 1099488

Re: Le top XIV la Pro D2 les Fédérales.Le retour façon mir l

Impressive. You haven't yet gone through the street I live in, but passed close. A lot of work to so still! How do I recognize you if I bump into a runner? Have I come close to your house yet? First pic is from April. Second is from tonight showing my progress in July (we wet back to work at end of...
by rustycruiser
Sat Jun 20, 2020 3:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Chiefs vs Blues: MATCH THREAD: Saturday 20th June
Replies: 255
Views: 6736

Re: Chiefs vs Blues: MATCH THREAD: Saturday 20th June

Looks like Super Rugby Aotearoa has moved to ESPN2 in the US vs ESPN+ for those cheapasses that don't pay for Plus (aka me)
by rustycruiser
Tue Jun 16, 2020 7:28 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Multi room wireless speakers
Replies: 75
Views: 2937

Re: Multi room wireless speakers

A cheaper entry into the Sonos universe is the Ikea branded Sonos speaker : SYMFONISK WiFi speakers
by rustycruiser
Tue May 05, 2020 12:28 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Le top XIV la Pro D2 les Fédérales.Le retour façon mir laine
Replies: 24811
Views: 1099488

Re: Le top XIV la Pro D2 les Fédérales.Le retour façon mir l

My current plan (once allowed back at work) is the finish everything north between Bradley Lane and the Beltway. After that, I am probably going to have to drive to a new starting spot near Langdon School and start the runs there. Everything so far has started at the NIH, but it is now taking me 3 m...
by rustycruiser
Mon May 04, 2020 11:36 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Le top XIV la Pro D2 les Fédérales.Le retour façon mir laine
Replies: 24811
Views: 1099488

Re: Le top XIV la Pro D2 les Fédérales.Le retour façon mir l

https://i.ibb.co/84RjzHT/Kenwood-Mars-2020-3.jpg Near Wyngate or Alta Vista in Bethesda? I work at the NIH and run in the neighborhoods around it pretty much every evening (well not lately). Other pic looks like near the TV towers between the spur and the outerloop. Kenwood on this picture. Other p...
by rustycruiser
Sun May 03, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Le top XIV la Pro D2 les Fédérales.Le retour façon mir laine
Replies: 24811
Views: 1099488

Re: Le top XIV la Pro D2 les Fédérales.Le retour façon mir l

TheFrog wrote:Image
Near Wyngate or Alta Vista in Bethesda? I work at the NIH and run in the neighborhoods around it pretty much every evening (well not lately). Other pic looks like near the TV towers between the spur and the outerloop.
by rustycruiser
Tue Apr 28, 2020 10:07 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: ex-POTUS DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all
Replies: 129794
Views: 5687260

Re: POTUS-DONALD TRUMP-and U.S. Politics catch-all

Warren isn't going to get the VP pick as that would allow Mass governor to replace her with a Republican for the first 6 months of the Biden presidency until the special election. For that reason alone I think Klobucher gets the nod before Warren.
by rustycruiser
Mon Apr 20, 2020 5:43 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official cycling thread
Replies: 3582
Views: 258115

Re: The official cycling thread

I bought a Wahoo refurbished Kickr on Black Friday 2 years ago. It was totally worth it. Riding on a dumb trainer was complete crap for me, I hated it. Zwift on a smart trainer is actually motivating. You can do zone intervals on it in ERG mode, or ride in sim mode. I enjoy the competition aspect, t...
by rustycruiser
Sun Apr 12, 2020 1:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: How Coronavirus Will Change The World (Once Its Controlled)
Replies: 206
Views: 8765

Re: How Coronavirus Will Change The World (Once Its Controll

AirBnB can be a blessing or a scourge. We have had a holiday let in a remote Highland glen for decades. We used to work through an agency, then a website, then Tripadvisor made a big change, then AirBnB came along and transformed our business. It was relatively hard for people to find us in the pas...
by rustycruiser
Tue Apr 07, 2020 5:00 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: NZ Politics Thread
Replies: 33869
Views: 1386081

Re: NZ Politics Thread - NEW ZEALAND LOCKDOWN THREAD

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/as ... story.html

Should be unlocked (all Covid coverage on Wapo is). But if not, can copy and paste.
by rustycruiser
Thu Apr 02, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official cycling thread
Replies: 3582
Views: 258115

Re: The official cycling thread

has anyone actually gone tubeless? Friends and family are raving about it but it seems a bit of a hassle and not easy to get right without the right tools and being of sound mind - both of which may be an issue. See my post above. I converted three weeks ago and have about 500 miles on GP5000TL's. ...
by rustycruiser
Wed Apr 01, 2020 8:08 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official cycling thread
Replies: 3582
Views: 258115

Re: The official cycling thread

That Canyon is lovely, post up a pic of the finished build so we can pick holes in your saddle height/stack height/pedal choice etc. Will do. This working from home shit is taking all my time though, haven't built it yet. Am waiting to hear back from Canyon customer service about a small mark that ...
by rustycruiser
Wed Apr 01, 2020 8:02 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official cycling thread
Replies: 3582
Views: 258115

Re: The official cycling thread

has anyone actually gone tubeless? Friends and family are raving about it but it seems a bit of a hassle and not easy to get right without the right tools and being of sound mind - both of which may be an issue. See my post above. I converted three weeks ago and have about 500 miles on GP5000TL's. ...
by rustycruiser
Wed Apr 01, 2020 3:40 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official cycling thread
Replies: 3582
Views: 258115

Re: The official cycling thread

We are all going to die. Might as well get a new bike. Just delivered today. My first ever NBD. https://i.imgur.com/9onE1rR.jpg?1 Nice, just in time from spring and solo rides Social Distancing :D Yep. Although I do have a small fear about crashing and ending up in hospital at a not so opportune ti...
by rustycruiser
Tue Mar 31, 2020 4:58 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official cycling thread
Replies: 3582
Views: 258115

Re: The official cycling thread

We are all going to die. Might as well get a new bike. Just delivered today. My first ever NBD.

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by rustycruiser
Wed Mar 18, 2020 3:07 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans
Replies: 33522
Views: 924134

Re: Coronavirus Thread. Virus v humans

If people are being advised to avoid crowded places, is it not counter-productive to mail cheques to people knowing they will have to go to a bank to deposit or cash them? Surely the commonsense response would be to transfer the funds to their bank accounts. I haven't been to a bank to deposit a ch...
by rustycruiser
Tue Feb 25, 2020 3:12 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Running Thread
Replies: 246
Views: 10441

Re: The Running Thread

My goal is to be less fat. And I guess keep the streak going. What is prob going to happen is training to try BQ once I hit my birthday this year, as I go up a group and gain 5 minutes. That (BQ) is going to be rough though and prob a pipe dream
by rustycruiser
Fri Feb 21, 2020 3:20 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The Running Thread
Replies: 246
Views: 10441

Re: The Running Thread

I am on day 494 on a "minimum of 3 miles outside everyday" run streak. According to Strava, I ended up doing around 1270 miles in 2019 in 172.5 hours with an elevation gain of 53K feet. I try to vary my route a fair bit, and add in some longer runs, but still tend to get a bit bored. My longest run ...
by rustycruiser
Wed Jan 15, 2020 6:03 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your first test match
Replies: 109
Views: 2887

Re: Your first test match

Not a real test match, but close

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by rustycruiser
Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:34 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official cycling thread
Replies: 3582
Views: 258115

Re: The official cycling thread

Speaking of Zwift, has anybody ever organized a PR groupride? That might be fun, but difficult depending on all the bordie time zones to sync
by rustycruiser
Fri Jan 10, 2020 2:32 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official cycling thread
Replies: 3582
Views: 258115

Re: The official cycling thread

Nice Bike! You doing crank based power meter or pedals? I am sure you know about the shitshow that is right side Ultegra 8000/Dura Ace 9100 power meters. No one can make them read correctly due to the crank arm design. Ended up going with Favero Assioma Duo pedals and have no regrets. I am trying t...
by rustycruiser
Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:23 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official cycling thread
Replies: 3582
Views: 258115

Re: The official cycling thread

Oh yeah, throw some Dura Ace brake rotors on it in place of the the Ultegra. They are black, would fit your murdered out black on black on black look
by rustycruiser
Thu Jan 09, 2020 3:22 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: The official cycling thread
Replies: 3582
Views: 258115

Re: The official cycling thread

Nice Bike! You doing crank based power meter or pedals? I am sure you know about the shitshow that is right side Ultegra 8000/Dura Ace 9100 power meters. No one can make them read correctly due to the crank arm design. Ended up going with Favero Assioma Duo pedals and have no regrets. I am trying to...
by rustycruiser
Sun Jan 05, 2020 5:24 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official NFL 2020
Replies: 9216
Views: 520399

Re: Official NFL 2019

Father Time is undefeated. Bye Tom
by rustycruiser
Mon Dec 02, 2019 5:47 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official NFL 2020
Replies: 9216
Views: 520399

Re: Official NFL 2019

AFC goes through Baltimore (for now). Thanks Houston
by rustycruiser
Mon Dec 02, 2019 5:44 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Christmas Tree Protocol
Replies: 66
Views: 2854

Re: Christmas Tree Protocol

upgrade your fake tree to one with the LED lights built into the ends of the branches already. One less thing to bugger around with
by rustycruiser
Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:22 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official NFL 2020
Replies: 9216
Views: 520399

Re: Official NFL 2019

Yer Man wrote:
Wendigo7 wrote:Are the ravens the best team in the league currently?
Best team in the league at any venue outside Foxborough.
Foxborough doesn't scare Baltimore...won playoff games there before
by rustycruiser
Tue Nov 26, 2019 6:00 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official NFL 2020
Replies: 9216
Views: 520399

Re: Official NFL 2019

M.V.P.
by rustycruiser
Mon Nov 11, 2019 6:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Official NFL 2020
Replies: 9216
Views: 520399

Re: Official NFL 2019

#ravensflock
by rustycruiser
Fri Oct 25, 2019 7:35 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: John Smit
Replies: 22
Views: 2045

Re: John Smit

He didn't say it was a Bok tour. So could have been a Sharks hooker in NZ for Super Rugby too
by rustycruiser
Fri Oct 25, 2019 7:19 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: John Smit
Replies: 22
Views: 2045

Re: John Smit

Lukas van Biljon?
Danie Coetzee?
by rustycruiser
Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:51 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Schlongs on the slab: SF predictions
Replies: 96
Views: 4620

Re: Schlongs on the slab: SF predictions

Both games within 3, but have no idea which way. I also have a dilemma based on the eventual champions. I want Wales to win but do not want England to win, but realise that Wales will have a much better chance if they meet Eng rather than NZ in the final. I am sure there is a Schrödinger's cat kind...
by rustycruiser
Thu Oct 24, 2019 2:30 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Your favourite moment of Serf African thuggery
Replies: 59
Views: 2914

Re: Your favourite moment of Serf African thuggery

You know, if the dirty opposition players didn't want to get bliksemed, they shouldn't have provoked the kindly South Africans who were just playing the game like the gentlemen they are. We all know the camera always catches the retaliation, never the initial act of thuggery. This thread is a viscou...
by rustycruiser
Tue Oct 22, 2019 5:08 am
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: RWC 2019: Wales V South Africa RWC Semi Final Match Thread.
Replies: 1549
Views: 48467

Re: RWC 2019: Wales V South Africa RWC Semi Final Match Thr

Can the Welsh posters give some assistance here? Apparently there is something in Wales known as Hwyl, defined as a 'stirring feeling of emotional motivation and energy'. I remember reading about this to explain where a Welsh team had been up against the odds, yet had somehow found within themselve...
by rustycruiser
Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:04 pm
Forum: Rugby Forum
Topic: Saffers, where did you grow up and go to school?
Replies: 547
Views: 24049

Re: Saffers, where did you grow up and go to school?

Born in Pta, moved to Hillcrest at 1 years old, attended Kloof Jnr Snr and high schools. Moved to Centurion for Std 9 (Grade 11). Been here since. I was at Kloof Junior for 1 year in the early 80s before we moved back to Port Elizabeth. My biggest memory of back then was a rad BMX track near Pineto...