2024 Archive

Friday, February 23, 2024

But that's silly. I'm a computer professional. It's just bytes. The articles are on there somewhere. And so began a game. Could I figure out how the Flash apps were loading and displaying the data for these issues, and recover it for my own use?

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Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Rustic Road 122 is short - just 2.6 miles. But it's a nice, smooth, flowing ride.

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Wednesday, February 14, 2024

The challenge of R51 comes from the Pine Creek, which it crosses four times. No, it doesn't cross over, it crosses through.

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Wednesday, February 7, 2024

I have a surprise for you today: the Suzuki V-Strom! I thought it would be fun to put a ride on each bike in the same video. In this post, I'll talk about how the two bikes compare.

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Wednesday, January 31, 2024

This road was just surprise after surprise for me. It starts out with flat, straight pavement passing by corn fields. Then it suddenly turns into narrow, hilly, twisty, sandy gravel path.

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Wednesday, January 24, 2024

The scenery is beautiful. This is the road through Black River State Forest. Thick trees, grasses, hills, it's all there. Wildlife too.

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Thursday, January 18, 2024

When we got home and I read where the included card said, 'Fits a standard 8x10 frame,' naturally my reaction was to giggle again. How could I possibly fail to stop and think of a harder way?

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Wednesday, January 17, 2024

R121 in Juneau county is only 2.9 miles long, and almost entirely paved. As luck would have it, the entire route fit exactly into one of the 5-minute files that my cameras record.

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Wednesday, January 10, 2024

That rock outcropping along the side of the road is alway my clue that I've entered the Driftless area of the state.

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Monday, January 8, 2024

For our holiday gift exchange this year, I made dice towers. Grain-wrapped red oak, in three different styles of joinery.

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Wednesday, January 3, 2024

It's time to head to the Southeast for La Crosse county, where one of the two roads I mentioned in this season's introduction is located. I was immediately reminded of a turn I used to make in the Santa Cruz Mountains. I knew I had to turn around and ride it again.

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